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Electa Quinney: Stockbridge Teacher

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Electa Quinney loved to learn. Growing up in the early 1800s in New York, she went to some of the best boarding schools. There she learned how to read, write, and solve tough math problems—she even learned how to do needlework. Electa decided early on that she wanted to become a teacher so she could pass her knowledge on to others.

But life wasn’t simple. Electa was a Stock
Paperback, 112 pages
Published April 19th 2014 by Wisconsin Historical Society Press (first published March 4th 2014)
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Last summer I attended the WI American Indian Studies Institute ( and while I was there found out that the Wisconsin Historical Society was planning to publish this biography. Since I was able to visit the museum on the Mohican reservation and learn a little about Electa Quinney, I was eager to finally read the finished product. This is a great addition to the Badger Biographies series. I appreciate that the people chosen for the ser
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