E. C. Love


D[aniel and Emma?] Muir


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[5][letterhead]3one of the best schools that it was out fortune to have taught at Avery; and, at that time, the Avery district had the credit of securing the best teachers. Time has wrought great changes in the district - although the same school-house still stands there, the number of scholars has decreased and there is only a small school and only the ordinary studies of the present "graded" country schools are taught - after scholars reach a certain grade, they are supposed to leave and go to high school. I believe "our school" used to be equal to the best school in Three Oaks but now that town occasionally gets a pupil from the Avery school for their high school. I still have the book "Purpose" which bears testimony


San Francisco

Date Original

1900 Feb 27


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Reel 11, Image 0129

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