- Sketch of first schoolhouse
- Interior of One-room School
- Iowa Quarter
- School and Outhouse, 1932
- Frontier Education
- McGuffey’s Readers
- One-room Schoolhouse
- Scarce Supplies
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In the early years, what education took place, took place in the home and rarely progressed any further than basic reading, writing and arithmetic. When a community grew large enough to support a school, a teacher was hired and classes were held in a primitive schoolroom or in a private home.
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