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SUMMER 2007
VOLUME 5 / NUMBER 3

IN THIS ISSUE:THE THREE Rs

One-Room Schoolhouses to Love

New Haven Almost the Site of the Nation’s First Black College

Mark Twain’s Home-schooled Daughters

China’s Brightest Educated in 19th-Century Connecticut

On the cover:

The Carter Street School in New Canaan, c. 1910-15. [Color enhanced by HRJ]. New Canaan Historical Society

Contents
pg 9 From the Publisher
pg 10 Letters, etc
pg 12 Educated in One Room
By Clarissa J. Ceglio, Janice Mathews, and Elizabeth Normen
pg 20 West of Eden: Ohio Land Speculation Benefits Connecticut Public Schools
By Larry Bloom
pg 26 Hartford’s First Lady of the Library
By Susan Bivin Aller
pg 32 “Cast down on every side”: The Ill-Fated Campaign to Found an “African College” in New Haven
By Hilary Moss
pg 38 Piece by Piece: Stitching Together the History of Litchfield’s Female Academy
By Lynne Templeton Brickley
pg 44 re: Collections
Homeschooling the Clemens Way
By Jennifer Huget
pg 46 Spotlight
America’s First Professional Cooking School
By Susan Chandler
pg 48 Shoebox Archives
Chinese Exchange Students in 1880s Connecticut (READ HERE)
By Michelle Wong
pg 50 Soapbox
Helping Connecticut Teachers Build Bridges
By Elizabeth Rose
pg 52 Afterword
Heritage sites open house, new books to browse, and more…

 

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