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Education--Iowa--Hardin County.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Hardin County Rural School Records

Identifier: RSC-RSR-042
Scope and Contents This collection contains documents from the rural school system of Hardin County, Iowa dating from 1871-1980. The records cover a majority of the rural schools’ histories, but they are not comprehensive: some records were lost before their transfer to the Center for the History of Rural Iowa Education and Culture. The collection material is arranged into four series -- “County Board of Education, 1899-1980”, “Office of the Superintendent Records, 1871-1978”, and “District and School,...
Dates: Created: 1871-1980; Other: Majority of material found in 1910-1970; Other: Date acquired: 05/01/2009

Rough Woods School Collection

Identifier: RSC-HEC-012
Scope and Contents

This collection, dating from 1924-1929, originated from the #3 Rough Woods schoolhouse located in Hardin County, Pleasant Township. Consisting solely of teaching aids known as the "Instructor Picture Series", the Rough Woods School Collection provides insight into the teaching methods utilized in rural schools. The "Instructor Picture Series" encouraged students to think critically about works of art and develop oral and written communication skills in the process.

Dates: Created: 1924-1929; Other: Majority of material found in 1924-1929