One Room Schoolhouse, Pioneer Village, Minden Nebraska

Continuing to explore Pioneer Village, this card focuses on a old American country tradition, the one room schoolhouse, where children of all ages would gather to study together under the tutelage of the solitary teacher.

Curteich Color 3-D Natural Color Reproduction

The description states:

ONE-ROOM COUNTRY SCHOOL WITH DESKS, BOOKS AND RECORDS INTACT

One of 20 buildings, on 2 city blocks, housing 20,000 items, showing man’s progress since 1830. Located 132 Miles West of Lincoln, Nebr., on U.S. 6.

This card, like the entire series, dates from the 1960s.

2 thoughts on “One Room Schoolhouse, Pioneer Village, Minden Nebraska

  1. Angie Kenney

    Is there a record of teachers that taught at the one room schoolhouse at pioneer village? I am under the impression that my grandmother may have taught here in Minden Nebraska. Ruth Rusmussen Peterson was her name!

    Where can I find this information?

    Thank you for responding?

    Angie Kenney

    Reply
    1. deans Post author

      My only connection to Pioneer Village is ownership of these postcards, and thus I do not have an answer for you. I am rather pessimistic such a record exists as there was no mandate to collect or maintain such information. Without a person assigned to collect these names, and an official place to send and store them, they are likely lost to history.

      You can call Pioneer Village directly toll-free at the number on their web site: http://pioneervillage.com. If anyone has such documents or knows where they might be kept, it is likely that the staff at Pioneer Village would be helpful.

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