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Iron Hill School : an African-American one-room school

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Title:Iron Hill School : an African-American one-room school

Web site providing a lesson plan about African American education by examining the Iron Hill School, a one room school house in Delaware on the National Register of Historic Places. The Iron Hill School was one more than eighty schools built between by 1919 and 1928 as part of an experiment by philanthropist Pierre Samuel Du Pont. The less plan provides context and an introductory question, a map of Delaware showing the location of major cities as well as the Iron Hill School, readings about the du Pont schools and memories of Iron Hill students, photographs and a floor plan for the school, a list of activities, and a list of supplementary resources.

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Types:Instructional materials | Maps | Photographs | Texts (document genres) | Web sites | Lesson plans | Teaching guides
Subjects:African American students--Delaware | African American children--Delaware | African American educators--Delaware | African Americans--Education--Delaware | African American teachers--Delaware | African American schools--Delaware | Segregation in education--Delaware | School buildings--Delaware | Historic sites--Delaware | African Americans--Civil rights--Delaware | Delaware
Collection:Teaching with Historic Places
Institution:National Park Service
Contributors:United States. National Park Service | Teaching with Historic Places Collection
Online Publisher:[Washington (D.C.)] : National Park Service
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Persistent Link to Item:http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/58iron/58iron.htm