The Berea College Mission to the Mountains: Teacher Training, The Normal Department, and Rural Community Development

@article{Adams2012TheBC,
  title={The Berea College Mission to the Mountains: Teacher Training, The Normal Department, and Rural Community Development},
  author={J. Adams},
  journal={Register of the Kentucky Historical Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={110},
  pages={33 - 66}
}
  • J. Adams
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Register of the Kentucky Historical Society
Rural education looms large in the American imagination and heritage. Illustrative of this symbolic power is that the U.S. Post office issued a stamp commemorating the distinctively American “one-room schoolhouse.” Beyond or, rather, beneath these graphic icons historians can go deeper into analyzing and reconstructing these pioneering structures and institutions of public education in Kentucky. this study looks closely at one rural, remote area, Rockcastle County. In so doing, there is an… Expand
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