Education: Rural Relations

Miss Addie Sullivan is the daughter of a hill farmer too old to work his Ozark Mountain farm. In the morning she makes breakfast for her father, works at some of her daily barn, chicken-run, and truck-garden chores before walking a quarter of a mile to the Calamine, Ark. frame school where she teaches all eight elementary grades. The school has no electric light (the nearest power line is eight miles away), no running water.

Miss Addie started teaching 15 years ago, after one year of college. Her present job pays $360 for a six-month year, but she has hopes that...

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