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By Susie Powers Tompkins

Cotton-Patch Schoolhouse is a memoir of the author’s 12 months as a tender and green instructor in rural Marengo County, a number of miles from Linden, Alabama, in 1926. trying to earn a living to proceed collage after her freshman yr at Alabama collage in Montevallo, the writer welcomed the chance to educate 8 young ones at 5 various grade degrees in a one-room schoolhouse in the course of a cotton box. younger enthusiasm, local wit, and a feeling of event helped her remodel the easy schoolhouse right into a position of studying and excitement.

 

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