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Smith, Andrea

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dorothy Swank interviewed by Andrea Smith, October 28, 1992

 File — Digital-Materials: SdArch12-SET-001
Identifier: SdArch 12. File 12-3
Scope and Contents Records the reminiscences of Dorothy Swank, retired elementary school teacher for the Rockingham County (Va.) school system. Talks about her educational background and experiences over a span of forty-four years of teaching including: teacher training (through the State Normal school now known as James Madison University); certification; experiences teaching in one-room schools such as Little North Mountain and Mt. Pleasant, teaching at a combined elementary-high school at Bridgewater, and...
Dates: October 28, 1992

Margaret Grattan Weaver interviewed by Andrea Smith, October 23, 1992

 File — Digital-Materials: SdArch12-SET-001
Identifier: SdArch 12. File 12-2
Scope and Contents Records the reminiscences of Grattan Weaver, member of a prominent Rockingham County, Va. family. Discusses education issues in general and the history of local private education in particular, especially in reference to her own family, beginning with her great grandfather, Major Robert Grattan (founder of Hood College, Md.). Mentions the old schoolhouse located behind the main house on the farm and the system of private tutoring. Talks about various local preparatory and finishing schools,...
Dates: October 23, 1992

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