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The One-room Schoolhouse: A Tribute to a Beloved National Icon

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A pictorial celebration of an American icon takes readers on a tour of the nation's first school system, from 1750 through 1950, including some of the 450 one-room schoolhouses still in use today.
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 17th 2003 by Universe
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Daniel L.
An Artistic Tribute to an American Icon

Nowadays, so many school buildings resemble factories; at one time, the schoolhouse was a more personal place. What author and photographer Paul Rocheleau has given us is a beautiful book on an iconic piece of Americana, the one-room schoolhouse. Mr. Rocheleau traveled across the U.S. to capture a representative sample of surviving examples of the one-room schoolhouse. The result is collection of beautiful photographs depicting some 240 surviving schoolhous
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Erin Gayton
Feb 05, 2015 Erin Gayton rated it liked it
Rocheleau is an accomplished photographer, and for that I give this book 3 stars. But the text was disappointing-- amateurish at best. The layout was also a little perplexing. Often the text would reference schools that were elsewhere in the book, but there was no way to look up where to find photos of a particular school.
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