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Minneapolis Board of Education Collection M/A 2000.164.01

Minneapolis Board of Education Collection M/A 2000.164.01

Creator:Minneapolis Public Schools. Board of Education.
Title: Minneapolis Board of Education Collection
Quantity: 1.0 boxes
Repository: James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library


The Minneapolis Board of Education takes on the responsibility for selecting the superintendent and overseeing the district's budget, curriculum, personnel and facilities. They create policy pertaining to these specific issues with authority granted by the State of Minnesota and its legislature.

Description of the Collection

The collection consists of booklets that are outlines or syllabuses for the Minneapolis Public School. The specific booklets cover: Community Life Problems 9th Grade, 1925-1926; English grades 9,10, 11,12; English Composition Elementary Grades 1934; Grammar, 1923-1924; Mathematics Supplemental Material Grade 9, 1925-1926; Course in Nature Study elementary grades 1909; Music, 1924-1925; and Retail Training, 1941. These books "are intended as directive and suggestive. It is not intended to hamper or limit teachers." The larger booklets are basically textbooks and include bibliographies. The booklets were prepared by the Social Studies Research Materials Project which received WPA support. It is noted in the books all materials were available through the Minneapolis Public Library. The titles include Minnesota and the National Defense; South America and Good Neighbor Policy; Bibliography of Music Records; Modern Alterations in Our Government, Trends in Health and Medicine, and To Fetch a Pail of Water.

Subject Headings

Corporate Bodies

Minneapolis Public Schools. Curricula.


Education, Secondary--Curricula--Minnesota--Minneapolis.
High schools--Curricula--Minnesota--Minneapolis.
Public schools--Curricula--Minnesota--Minneapolis.

Table of Contents

Minneapolis Public Schools curriculum booklets: The High School Course in English, 1922-1923; English: 9th, 10th, 11th, and 12th Grades, 1923-1924; Course Study in Community Life Problems, 1925-1926; Music, 1925-1926; Grammar, 1923-1924; Supplementary Material in Mathematics, 1925-1926; Preliminary Bulletin English Composition: Elementary School, 1934; Course in Nature Study for Elementary Grades, 1909; and Curriculum Retail Training, 1941. -- Box 1, Folder 1
Textbook: Trends in Health and Medicine -- Box 1, Folder 2
Textbooks: Modern Alterations in Our Government, South America and Good Neighbor Policy -- Box 1, Folder 3
Textbooks: Minnesota and the National Defense, To Fetch a Pail of Water -- Box 1, Folder 4

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