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Florence : the true story of a country schoolteacher in Minnesota and North Dakota

Author: Audrey K Wendland
Publisher: Niceville, FL : A.K. Wendland, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The year was 1912 when seventeen-year-old Florence Thompson takes on her first job as a teacher at District 34, the worst country school in Swift County, Minnesota. This is the story of her triumphs and tribulations, living among the Norwegian immigrants in Minnesota during the horse-and-buggy era. It will bring chuckles in the heart to former schoolteachers everywhere.
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Genre/Form: Anecdotes
Biography
Named Person: Florence Kvam; Florence Kvam
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Audrey K Wendland
ISBN: 0972850600 9780972850605
OCLC Number: 53023454
Description: 335 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: December 1912 --
District 34 --
Ida's Christmas Program --
Christmas at grandmother's --
The year 1913 --
The Valentine program --
The Spring Creek School, Districk One --
The Holloway School --
Ida's wedding and the Smallpox --
Six Mile Grove, 1915-1916 --
Glimmers of love --
Bowman County, North Dakota --
The Curran place --
Winter in North Dakota --
Spring of 1917 --
Minneapolis in 1918 --
The Hendricks School.
Responsibility: Audrey K. Wendland.

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The year was 1912 when seventeen-year-old Florence Thompson takes on her first job as a teacher at District 34, the worst country school in Swift County, Minnesota. This is the story of her triumphs and tribulations, living among the Norwegian immigrants in Minnesota during the horse-and-buggy era. It will bring chuckles in the heart to former schoolteachers everywhere.

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