Segment Synopsis: She left Nebraska to keep house for her brothers.
Started teaching school. Had 35 students in one room
schoolhouse. Older students would finish their work
and then helped students in lower grades. If they
didn't finish work, they were kept after school for
30 minutes. Older students considered it an honor
to help younger.
Segment Synopsis: Recitation bench near teacher; it was done quietly so
as not to disturb other children. Written exam for 8th
grade at the end of the year. Graduation from 8th grade
quite a big affair. Able to cope with outside world
with 8th grade education. Parents really wanted children
to go to school^
Segment Synopsis: Brought in relevent articles from newspapers and read
them. Discussion time severely limited. Current events
once a week for opening exercises. Special to have
individual seats and not have to share.
Segment Synopsis: Moscow "looked like quite a little city." Churches
important in social life. Services in morning and
evening, prayer meetings Wednesday night. Religion
much more important in individual's life. Methodist
church the largest.
Segment Synopsis: Rev. T. C. Craig's duties. Visited sick. Very
inspired by religion. Minister in Civil War.
In Andersonville prison, dished out rice from trough.
An Indian boy brought some pork crackling to him.