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Barkadaro Rural School Memory Book
1934; 2005-2012
 
Extent: 4 items
 
Accession Number: 2010.015.
 
Abstract: Materials relating to growing up and attending Barkadaro Rural School in Ripley County, Mo.
 
Processed by: Amber Miranda, October 2010
 
Repository: Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
Phone: (573) 651-2245; Fax: (573) 651-2666; Email: semoarchives@semo.edu
 
Provenance: donated by the book’s creator, Judy Hurt Fite.
 
Citation: Collection Title, Special Collections and Archives, Southeast Missouri State University
 
Restrictions: None
 
Historical Note
 
Barkadaro was a rural school located in Ripley County Missouri. The exact date that the school was opened is unknown, but it was sometime between 1903-1909, and the school remained open until the 1962-1963 school year. The school averaged 35-60 students a year and included grades 1-8.
 
Scope and Content Note
 
Materials relating to growing up and attending Barkadaro Rural School in Ripley County, Mo.

Includes a book created for the 2005 reunion of the Barkadaro Rural School, located Ripley County MO., by an alumnae, Judy Hurt Fite. The book includes a history of the Barkadaro school, an alumni list, photographs (historic and of the reunion), and memories of alumni. The book also includes copies of the documents that Fite used in her research and addendums added after reunions in 2007 and 2011. Digital copies of the memory books are also available for viewing in the Special Collections and Archives reading room.

 Also includes a copy of the Directory of the Public School Teachers of the Southeast Missouri Teachers Association District for the year 1934-1935 and booklet on Fite’s family, the Hustedlers. The booklet includes information on growing up in rural Ripley County through the history of the Hufstedler family. The booklet includes information on the family farm, which experienced a devastating fire in 1922, the transition of the children to living in the town of Doniphan to attend high school, then the professional lives of the siblings who went on to teach in rural schools. The booklet also includes many photographs and some diagrams.
 
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