The material was assembled by E. F. Holman, principal of the school. In the reports the teachers describe the studies and activities their classes engaged in throughout the school year. Photographs of the students are often included.
In the letter Emma describes music lessons, coursework, classmates, new acquaintances, the weather, and social activities. She makes a few references to African Americans, and she closes her letter with "Give my love to the servants."
These pages record the individual students enrolled in different grades at the school. Each list gives the names of the students and their parents; their home addresses; the dates they entered school; and, when applicable, the dates and reasons for...
The book gives the daily attendance record for the students; individual quarterly records of grades and absences; the daily classroom schedule; a list of subjects studied and assignments completed by the class throughout the year; and a list of...
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