|Petition for school house in Stoystown, PA|
Uploaded by: Pocket Master
Pockets: Gottesman Libraries Archive, History of Education Collection, Teachers College Faculty
Tags: common schools, Pennsylvania, petition, school construction, Stoystown
Description/Abstract: Several residents of Stoystown, Pennsylvania petitioned the Pennsylvania state legislature to request funds for the purchase of land and the construction of a school in Stoystown. Howard Rocks, a former TC student and instructor, used this information to help write his dissertation on the history of education in Pennsylvania.