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By Ross C. Morton
published 1997

A look at early rural education describing the working conditions for teachers and the students activities at the Conway Public School (1875-1966) many akin to other one-room schools across Ontario. Memories of Christmas concerts, school yard games and practical jokes are shared by students, teacher and author. Names of students, teachers and trustees.

This book could prove to be a wealth of information for those looking for family links from the past and present.

Book dimensions: 6 1/2 x 9" with laminated soft cover. The book contains 112 pages and has been glued and the binding sewn. There are numerous pictures of school buildings, students and local landscapes.

 

Cost: $15.00 plus S&H

 

 

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Partial List of Names in Book

Surnames Taken From Student Records 1910-1922

Bunner
Cooper
Ham
Metcalfe
Moon

Palmer
Phippen
Ruttan
Smith
Taverner

Tibbett
Unwin
Van Dyck
Webb
Wilson

Surnames Taken From Student Records 1965-1966

Brook
Cruise
Dickson
Ferguson
Garrison
Haight

Hamilton
Lighthall
Magee
Palmer
Peterson
Purdy

Rhind
Spearing
Thompson
Tudor
Warwick

 

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