Big Brushy Fork School-View 1

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Title

Big Brushy Fork School-View 1

Subject

Schools

Description

Located in Shelby Township, this school was one of 13 established in the township. There being 13 schools, they were numbered from 1 to 13, beginning with the district in the northeast corner of the township. Brushy Fork was given the number 10. The first record found about Big Brushy Fork School is from 1891. The enrollment in 1891 was 11 boys and 11 girls. The students were taught orthography, reading, writing, arithmetic, geography and grammar. The school library had 25 books.

Creator

Harry Lemen, photographer

Source

The Madison Courier; "Early History of Jefferson County" by Hudson

Date

Picture taken circa 1927

Contributor

Madison-Jefferson County Public Library

Rights

Permission to reproduce this image for other than personal use must be requested from the Director of the Madison-Jefferson County Public Library. Please contact at 420 W. Main Street Madison, IN 47250 (812) 265-2744

Format

Photograph taken with Eastman-Kodak Brownie Camera No. 2C model A, using No. 130 film. Resulting negative (2.875in x 4.875in) scanned at 1200 DPI using a Microtek ScanMaker 9800XL. Online jpeg image file saved at 72 DPI 800 to 1000 pixels on long edge.

Type

Still image

Identifier

"Lemen1300-bigbrushyforkschool"

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Citation

Harry Lemen, photographer, "Big Brushy Fork School-View 1," in Harry Lemen Historic Photo Collection, Item #155, http://www.mjcpl.org/photos/items/show/155 (accessed July 22, 2014).