Teachers: Up Close and Personal

Most of us can remember educators who made a difference, delivered meaningful lessons, or related fascinating stories from their lives. We don’t know much about the teaching techniques or curriculum of Yelm’s 19th century teachers, but we have been able to find out some interesting information about the lives of a number of those instructors. In this section we will look at some of Yelm’s fascinating instructors.

First, however, an overview of teaching in the late 19th century.

Pioneer Teachers

Dillis B. Ward

J.C. Conine

Ada Woodruff Anderson

Fay Fuller

Edith Corbett

Amelia Dittman

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