Northern Michigan University. John D. Pierce Training School
- Existence: 1900
Found in 21 Collections and/or Records:
This collection consists of a letter written by Martha Clark in 1911 that describes the J.D. Pierce Training School's kindergarten room and the children's activities. The letter also describes the teaching of drawing by the teacher, Miss Edwards. The J.D. Pierce Training School was located on the campus of Northern State Normal School (now Northern Michigan University) in Marquette, Michigan and functioned as a training laboratory for student teachers.
This collection is comprised of a set of (Joseph) Warren Green's grade reports. The collection also includes two photographs of the J.D. Pierce School (of Marquette, Michigan) class of 1939 and their reunion in 1989, and a letter written in 1994 regarding the planning of the next class reunion.
This collection contains a scrapbook that came to the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives bound in a loose-leaf binder. The contents relate to Josephine Hurst Schils' years as a student at John D. Pierce School and at at Northern Michigan College of Education. Materials include programs, publications, photographs, and newspaper clippings from 1948 to 1998.
This collection consists of photographs of Rollie Thoren and his friends and family members in and around the Marquette, Michigan area. Also included in the collection are two different color photocopies of Thoren's "Poem of the Day" creations, which combine photographs and text. Some of the photographs have handwritten labels on the back. Some images appear to be of the J.D. Pierce School at the Northern State Teachers' College. The materials are all dated 1935.
- Digital Record 13
- Collection 8
- Oral histories (document genres). 14
- Upper Peninsula (Mich.). 14
- Transcripts. 13
- Northern Michigan alumni/alumnae. 9
- Marquette (Mich.). 8
- Northern Michigan faculty and staff. 8
- Photographs. 7
- Correspondence. 4
- Northern Michigan College of Education period (1941-1955) 4
- Education. 3
- Northern Michigan College period (1955-1963) 3
- Northern Michigan University period (1963-) 3
- Northern State Normal School period (1899-1927) 3
- Northern State Teachers College period (1927-1941) 3
- Programs (documents). 3
- Student activities. 3
- Athletics. 2
- Class reunions. 2
- Laboratory schools. 2
- Newspapers. 2 + ∧ less
ABOUT THIS COLLECTION GUIDE
This collection guide includes collections from member organizations of UPLINK (the Upper Peninsula Digital Network) as well as the Central Upper Peninsula and Northern Michigan University Archives. UPLINK collections document the history of the Upper Peninsula broadly, while the Central UP & NMU Archives focuses on such topics as Northern Michigan University history, the local iron mining industry, and the politics, economics, religion, environment, and culture of the Central Upper Peninsula region.
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