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Looking Backwards

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Identifier: 97-22
Abstract

Lela Halsell Hempton's memoirs reveal her life as a child on a family farm in southwest Missouri; the family's move to Columbia, near Goldfield, Nevada, in 1904; childhood on the Nevada frontier; education, early teaching career in rural Nevada schools, and married life. Material from 1975.

Dates: 1975

Nevada State Normal School Records

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Identifier: AC 0499
Abstract The Nevada State Normal School was established by an act of the Legislature on February 7, 1887, with the goal of training teachers for Nevada's rural and graded schools. While affiliated with the University's Department of Education in the College of Arts and Science, it was called the Junior Normal College. The collection includes an issue of the University of Nevada Bulletin, an overview of the Normal School, a Golden Reunion booklet for 1939-1989, and newspaper clippings about some of...
Dates: 1915-2015

Public Education in Nevada, Survey Report (A Tentative Draft)

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Identifier: NC644
Abstract

Survey, also known as the Peabody report, to study the financial, administrative and educational problems of Nevada schools and recommendations for solutions to those problems.,Includes sections on the socio-economic setting of education (including the history of education in Nevada), state and local educational organizations, instructional personnel, education of children, secondary education, pupil transportation, finance, business management, and the physical plants.

Dates: 1954

University High School Records

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Identifier: AC 0597
Abstract In the Act of the Nevada legislature, approved February 7, 1887, the President of the University, under the direction of the Board of Regents, was required "to establish and maintain training or model schools, and require the pupils of the University to teach and instruct classes therein." The intention of the statute was to support the State Normal School by giving opportunity to those preparing themselves for the work of teaching to acquire practical experience as instructors before their...
Dates: 1908-1924