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#TinyBookTuesday The End of an Era 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday! I am sad to say this is my last Tiny Book with EdLab.  BUT I am happy to present this tiny treasure from 1840!  It is a handwritten diary/scrapbook with a furry surprise at the end! Thank you all for such an incredible experience at EdLab. It has truly been a learning experience! …

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#TinyBookTuesday F I G H T I N G 

Hello!  So sorry for the hiatus, but we are back this week!  Today we have Fighting published in 1849 by the American Sunday-School Union. This tiny treasure was published in Philadelphia, PA.     

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#TinyBookTuesday The Image Boys 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have The Image-Boys, abridged from the French of Rev C. Malan of Geneva. This tiny book was published in 1830 by the American Tract Society at 150 Nassau-Street, New York.

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#TinyBookTuesday A Golden Treasury of Beauty and Wisdom 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday ! After a two week hiatus, we are back with A Golden Treasury of Beauty and Wisdom, Personal Growth Leaflet Number 21 by Joy Elmer Morgan. This little treasure was published in 1947 by Journal of the National Education Association.  

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#TinyBookTuesday How to Become Rich 

          Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have "How to Become Rich, a Book for the Young Men of America" from 1878. This tiny, but wealthy book, was published by Tousey & Small Publishers on 116 Nassau Street, New York.  

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#TinyBookTuesday Naomi, the Hindoo Widow 

After a two week hiatus, happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have Naomi, the Hindoo Widow from 1848  and published in Philadelphia, PA.    

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#ThrowBackThursday Take the Classroom Outside 

#ThrowBackThursday at Teachers College! Here we have a class of First Graders posing outside and dressed as Native Americans from 1906. The photographer is unknown and the photograph is courtesy of PocketKnoweldge.  

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#TinyBookTuesday “Cobb’s First Book” 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday ! Today's little book is titled: Cobb's First Book, or Introduction to the Spelling-Book. Designed for the use of Small Children. Published in 1836 by William E. Chapman in Oxford, N.Y.

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#TinyBookTuesday “Twelve Maxims on Swimming” 

Happy #TinyBookTuesday! Today we have Twelve Maxims on Swimming by the author of The Cigar. This tiny book was published in 1833 by Charles Tilt, Fleet Street, London.

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#TinyBookTuesdays “The New-England Primer” 

It's #TinyBookTuesdays! Today we have The New-England Primer of an Easy and Pleasant Guide to the Art of Reading. Adorned with Cuts. To Which is Added the Catechism. This tiny book was published by John Punchard and James Gay in Cornhill, Boston; 1831.

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#TinyBookTuesdays 

Welcome to #TinyBookTuesdays ! For our first installation we have Uncle John's Panorama, Charley's Picture Alphabet. Published in 1854 by G. Henderson & Co.

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Bringing Archives to Life, part two 

This sketch (artist unknown) comes from the Dow Collection, a collection of works rendered by Teachers College students studying under Professor Dow in the period 1905 to 1923. It appears on a board which seems to have been recycled from another work - the back shows remnants of glue and paper scraps of formerly attached …

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Dodge Hall Dressmaking Class (date unknown) 

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Stitch in Time 

Today's hidden treasures: pages from a sewing manual unearthed in the archives, and related photographs from the historical collection. (more…)

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A Lover’s Errand 

Courtship of Miles Standish, The lover's errand. (c.1920) Chillin' by the pond, contemplating all matters of love.

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Drawing Wool 

Drawing Wool (c.1920)

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Teachers College in 1910 

Teachers College main building. Entrance. (ca. 1910)

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Portrait of George S. Counts 

Portrait of George S. Counts, Teachers College faculty (n/a, 1900 - 1950)

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Snowball Fight! 

Winter-Boys Playing Fort in Snow. (c.1920)

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Portrait of Miss Reeves 

Portrait of Miss Reeves. Teachers College. (1890), by Photographer: A. Bogardus & Co.

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