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Scholars Day 2006, Wednesday, April 12

Teaching the American Survey Through Local History

History takes place is a truism that this panel will explore through research presentations of local history as it connects to the American History survey. Each paper connects the local community to larger national stories and offers insights into the role of New York State in larger national narratives. Papers include: From Little House on the Prairie to Hamlin, NY, The One-room Schoolhouse, The History and Preservation of the Adirondack Mountains, Local Hero, William Bloss and the Underground Railroad, and NY and the Woman Suffrage Movement in the Gilded Age.

Presenters: Mary Corey (Faculty)
Deborah Nalley (Graduate Student)
Shannon Sevor (Graduate Student)
Eric Wallen (Graduate Student)
Brendan Wilcox (Graduate Student)
Topic: Education and Human Development
Location: 12 Hartwell
Time: 1:15 pm (Session III)