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Model classroom, Farmington State Normal School, 1870s

Model classroom, Farmington State Normal School, 1870s

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Mantor Library at UMF

In the beginning, the Model School at Farmington State Normal School housed only three grades.

The purpose of the Model School was to serve as a training school for students of the Normal School and provided practical experience in a classroom prior to their entering the teaching profession.