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AmherstBoysClubCleanupDay.jpg
Members of the Amherst Boys Club working on a project on Cleanup Day. Boys are at work shoveling dirt near a parked a two-horse cart filled with dirt. Kellogg Avenue School is in the background.

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This institution offered boys a classical education and was a well-known school throughout the Connecticut Valley and beyond in the 1830s. The school closed around 1836 and remained empty for awhile. The wings were removed to other areas of town. One…

1-1 CarpenterLetter.pdf
Letter from Amherst Academy student, N. Carpenter, to her friend Susan in Dudley, Mass., describing the curriculum, the number of students, Fourth of July and other recreation activities.

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A boy stands on a chair drawing holly across the top of the blackboard with chalk in his right hand and an eraser in his left hand.

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Two boys wearing fake beards sit facing each other pretending they are warming their hands in a fireplace. A jug and a glass stand on a table in front of them.

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A girl, possibly Edith Barstow, stands in front of the blackboard looking at a math problem. The names Luther Barstow and Oscar Johnson are written in chalk on the top of the blackboard.

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Two girls, one standing on a stepstool, hang up a banner with Washington's name. American flags hang above, just out of shot. A third girl sits on a desk, watching. Numerous photographs and illustrations line the wall below the banner and a couple of…

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Students and their teacher stand in front of the schoolhouse for a photograph. The students are identified as: Lillian TreadwellNorman Barstow, Peggy Lyman, Warren Johnson, Eleanor Johnson, Henry Drozdol(?), Dotty Barstow, Dick Thyer, Nelson Barstow.

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Three children sit in rows facing the front of the classroom and five children sit on a bench against the wall, all holding books, some torn up. A boy and a girl raise their hands. Two large windows let in light.

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A group of five students, three boys and two girls, stand by the blackboard doing math problems. One of the girls already finished and looks how others are doing. Two other students sit at their desks.

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A girl, identified as Margaret Johnson Rutter, daughter of Clifton Johnson, stands by the blackboard working out a math problem. She is in period dress.

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Students sit at their desks, some reading, others writing. One student stands facing the wall.

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Margaret Johnson, Clifton Johnson's daughter, standing in front of the blackboard reading from a book. She is in period dress. An unfinished multiplication problem is on the board behind her.

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Margaret Johnson, Clifton Johnson's daughter, standing at the steps of the double door to the brick schoolhouse, carrying a book and her lunch pail. She is in period dress wearing a bonnet.

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Three children, each wrapped in a sheet and white masks, standing in front of the blackboard.
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