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Author Stack, Sam F., 1954- author.

Title The Arthurdale Community School : education and reform in depression-era Appalachia / Sam F. Stack, Jr.

Publication Info. Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, [2016]


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Description 1 online resource (197 pages) : illustrations.
Series Place matters: new directions in Appalachian studies
Place matters (Series) (Lexington, Ky.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 181-191) and index.
Contents Progressive education and the Depression -- Back to the land and the Arthurdale School -- Elsie Ripley Clapp and the community school -- Beginning a community school -- The struggle to survive -- From community school to traditional -- The end of a dream?
Note Print version record.
Summary This work examines the Arthurdale School, which was created during the Great Depression and dedicated to the purpose of building community and preparing students for participation in democratic society.
Subject Arthurdale Community School (Arthurdale, W. Va.) -- History.
Community and school -- West Virginia -- Arthurdale -- History -- 20th century.
Place-based education -- Appalachian Region -- History -- 20th century.
Educational change -- Appalachian Region -- History -- 20th century.
Depressions -- 1929 -- Appalachian Region.
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
EDUCATION -- Organizations & Institutions.
HISTORY -- United States -- 20th Century.
Other Form: Print version: Stack, Sam F., 1954- Arthurdale Community School. 9780813166889 0813166888 (DLC) 2016006695 (OCoLC)922631872
ISBN 9780813167855 (electronic bk.)
081316785X (electronic bk.)
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