Black and white photograph of Warren Upham, 1916.

Warren Upham

Warren Upham, 1916.

Original application for the charter of the St. Paul Federation of Women Teachers

Original application for the charter of the St. Paul Federation of Women Teachers

Pictured left to right, Helen Turula, Irvin Kuenzli (President of the National Federation of Women Teachers), Mrs. Lettisha (national vice president) and Florence Rood with the original application for the charter of the St. Paul Federation of Women Teachers. Printed in the St. Paul Pioneer Press, December 10, 1943.

Photograph of Florence Rood at her high school graduation, 1892

Florence Rood

Florence Rood at the time of her graduation from St. Paul Central High School in 1892.

Black and white photograph of Florence Rood, c.1920s.

Florence Rood

Florence Rood, c.1920s.

Rood, Florence (1873–1944)

Florence Rood was one of the first Minnesota women activists in the Farmer Labor movement. She worked to improve the treatment of teachers and was active in their local and national organizations. Many of the successful struggles in which she participated informed the public of the importance of education and laid the groundwork for improved working conditions for educators.

Black and white photograph of students and a teacher at an Indian boarding school, c.1900.

American Indian boarding school teacher and students

Students and a teacher at an American Indian boarding school, c.1900.

Black and white photograph of “Intermediate” students inside a classroom at an Indian boarding school in Beaulieu, c.1900.

American Indian boarding school in Beaulieu, Minnesota

“Intermediate” students inside a classroom at an American Indian boarding school in Beaulieu, Minnesota, c.1900.

Black and white photograph of students at an Indian board school, c.1900.

American Indian boarding school students

Students at an American Indian board school, c.1900.

Black and white photograph of students inside a classroom at an Indian boarding school, c.1900.

American Indian boarding school classroom

Students inside a classroom at an American Indian boarding school, c.1900.

Black and white photograph of students at an Indian boarding school perform a Thanksgiving play, c.1900.

Thanksgiving play at an American Indian boarding school

Students at an American Indian boarding school perform a Thanksgiving play, c.1900.

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