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Accession# 1999.FIC
Collection Schools
Date of photo 1885
Description Skinner School built in 1865 on the NE corner of Section 26 on land bought from Mark Skinner. The school merged with Unit 5 in 1948. Edwin S. Burtis was an early teacher.

See: Images of America Hudson by Judith A. Lampert and Sue Keeran; Schools of Hudson Township binder located in the Hudson History Room; The Hudson Colony by Ruth Bitting Hamm
Year Range from 1865
Category 8: Communication Artifact
Year range to 1948
Object ID 1999.FIC.44
Object Name Print, Photographic
People Gillan, S. Y.
Skinner, Mark
Adams, Luther
Burtis, Edwin Samuel
Place Hudson, IL
Subjects Schools
Title Skinner School with class and teacher, 1885
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Last modified on: June 05, 2015