Bulletin of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Immigration, published in Richmond, distributed statewide July 1921, Bulletin No. 166, p. 74 “Have you studied this subject seriously—the nervous child?” Should there be one rigid rule for the training of all children? I am convinced that there should not. And if there is one exception it [...]comments
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Monthly Archives: July 2012
Here’s a letter written by one George A. Barrows to a Lewis ______ (perhaps Coleman) in Seattle, Washington, dated June 16, 1901. It’s from the James B. Frazier Papers Collection in the University of Tennessee Special Collections Library. James Beriah Frazier (1856-1937) was admitted to the Tennessee bar in 1881, and began his practice in [...]comments
So everything went along pretty calm, until Thursday of the third week. It clouded up to rain; the thunder cracked and the lightning flashed. Afternoon recess came and we were going strictly on schedule: afternoon recess at two-thirty. I heard those wagons coming up the road and I saw these big girls: one of them [...]comments
We thought a switch was good for everything but the toothache, then, and we didn’t hesitate to use them
Part 1 of 2 Five miles out from Old Fort, up near Catawba Falls; that was my first school. No teacher ever stayed there five months. Usually, they’d stay five or six weeks. All right. The regulations were that your dress had to come down to your ankle bone. That’s what you had to wear [...]comments
We post a new episode of Appalachian History weekly podcast every Sunday. You can start listening right away by clicking the podcast icon over on the right side of your screen. If you’d rather grab the show off itunes for later listening, click here: We open today’s show with a look at Kentucky’s Pack Horse [...]comments