Humor and Nostalgia

Take a walk down memory lane with stories about the past. Enjoy stories about the american dream, the great depression, one-room schools, outhouses, and much more.

Surprises Were Plenty In One-Room School

CAPPER’s Staff

As a schoolteacher in a rural schoolhouse, there was never a dull moment.

Schoolteacher Believed Repetition Worked Well

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Teacher in one-room school firmly believed younger students learned more from hearing the older school children recite their studies.

Toddler Attended One-Room School at Young Age

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When mother filled in as schoolteacher, three-year-old accompanied her to the rural schoolhouse.

School Children Saved the Rural Schoolhouse

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Schoolteacher was caught smoking by school children when his pants caught fire.


Schoolteacher Sisters Planned for School Programs

CAPPER’s Staff

Four sisters bought one Christmas tree and planned their school programs so they could share it.

Childhood Memories of Handkerchiefs

CAPPER’s Staff

As a youngster and a schoolteacher, woman recalls the importance of handkerchiefs for men and women.

Schoolteacher Loved Every Minute Spent in Rural Schoolhouse

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When it sensed danger, the dog of one of the school children escorted teacher from her car to the door of the one-room schoolhouse.

One-Room School Became Dance Hall

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Schoolteacher’s classroom served as an occasional dance hall.