Northern Michigan University. John D. Pierce Training School
- Existence: 1900
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents note 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.
Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Scope and Contents Note This collection contains one photograph showing a mother and her two children standing on the steps in front of the John D. Pierce School in the Kaye Hall Complex at Northern Michigan University in 1963 or 1964. The individuals are, from back to front, Earl E. Gaball, Jr. (then a junior), Susan Gaball Nadeau Dunn (freshman), Nell Giotto Gaball (freshman). Earl graduated with a B.S. degree from NMU in 1965 and went on to earn a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University of Michigan. ...
Collection — Box: 26-04-01
Scope and Contents note 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.
Dates: 1927-1994; Majority of material found within 1927 - 1939
Collection — Box: 02-07-04
Dates: 1920 - 1971
Collection — Box: 04-07-01
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials contained within a looseleaf binder scrapbook donated to the Archives. Materials to be found within this collection are:Pierce Journal (Summer 1948) The Pierce Journal was established to give college students and teachers who did not have the opportunity to visit the Training School a look at the type of work that was done by each grade. It also served to show students in other classrooms within the school what the other classes...
Dates: 1943 - 1971; Majority of material found within 1943 - 1953
Collection — Box: 24-07-01
Scope and Contents note 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.
Collection — Box: 26-05-02
Scope and Contents Note 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.
Collection — Box: 08-06-01
Scope and Contents note This collection contains papers, correspondence, and memorabilia of Charles Westen's years at Northern Michigan University in Marquette, Michigan. The collection also includes photographs of Westen and the Marquette area that date to the 1950s. Also included is the "Sixth Grade Reporter," a student newspaper for J.D. Pierce School. Photographs document Westen's J.D. Pierce School class, his professional teaching career, family fishing and camping trips, and cross-country ski trips. The...
Dates: 1948 - 1960
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