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The Resource Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's moonlight schools : fighting for literacy in America, Yvonne Honeycutt Baldwin

Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's moonlight schools : fighting for literacy in America, Yvonne Honeycutt Baldwin

Label
Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's moonlight schools : fighting for literacy in America
Title
Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's moonlight schools
Title remainder
fighting for literacy in America
Statement of responsibility
Yvonne Honeycutt Baldwin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Cora Wilson Stewart (1875-1958) was an elementary school teacher and county school superintendent in eastern Kentucky who, in the fall of 1911, decided to open the classrooms in her district to adult pupils. Convinced that education could eliminate the poverty that plagued the region, she founded the Moonlight School movement, ultimately designed to combat illiteracy. The movement's motto, "Each one teach one," characterized education as the responsibility of every literate citizen. Stewart's Moonlight Schools caught on quickly, and when the state legislature created the Kentucky Illiteracy Co
Action
digitized
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baldwin, Yvonne Honeycutt
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Language note
English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Stewart, Cora Wilson
  • Stewart, Cora Wilson
  • Stewart, Cora Wilson
  • Educators
  • Literacy
  • Adult education
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • EDUCATION
  • EDUCATION
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Adult education
  • Educators
  • Literacy
  • Kentucky
  • Schreib- und Lesefähigkeit
  • Abendschule
  • Kentucky
Label
Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's moonlight schools : fighting for literacy in America, Yvonne Honeycutt Baldwin
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-244) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction:
  • Creating "Miss Cora"
  • The making of a reformer
  • The moonlight campaign
  • Moonlight schools and progressivism
  • Nationalizing the illiteracy campaign
  • The national crusade against illiteracy
  • A new vision
Control code
ocm65376450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 248 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283232791
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hggj3
  • abe19e7c-39f8-4336-a736-1aa2de506c35
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65376450
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's moonlight schools : fighting for literacy in America, Yvonne Honeycutt Baldwin
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 194-244) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Introduction:
  • Creating "Miss Cora"
  • The making of a reformer
  • The moonlight campaign
  • Moonlight schools and progressivism
  • Nationalizing the illiteracy campaign
  • The national crusade against illiteracy
  • A new vision
Control code
ocm65376450
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 248 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283232791
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hggj3
  • abe19e7c-39f8-4336-a736-1aa2de506c35
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)65376450
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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