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.

Happy Memories Outweigh Bad at Rural Schoolhouse

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As a schoolteacher in a one-room school, there were more good memories than bad.

Superintendent’s Visit to One-Room School Was Scary

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Neither the schoolteacher nor the school children looked forward to the county superintendent dropping in.

Accepting Job of Teacher Meant Adding to Wardrobe

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Mode of dress for a schoolteacher has changed over the years.

Recess at One-Room School Was Lots of Fun

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Neighbors added homemade equipment to school playground.


Teacher Bent Rule

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There were strict rules for a female teacher in a one-room school.

Schoolteacher Almost Fired Because of Missing Cap

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Boy’s missing cap nearly left his teacher unemployed from the rural schoolhouse.

Recess Games at One-Room School Were Fun

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Remembers the good times had with classmates at playing at recess.

Student Married His Teacher

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Young man fell in love with the schoolteacher at his one-room school.