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Throwback Thursday - May 15, 2014

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Students lined up outside Frontier College's tent.

Instructor Neal Grant’s Reading Tent, Swanson’s Camp, Mile 6, B.C. 1911. Alfred Fitzpatrick introduced Reading Tents to lumber camps in 1899 hoping to provide reading and writing skills to young and new immigrant labourers.

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Credit: National Archives of Canada C-057063.
Posted: 16/05/2014 7:00:00 AM by TANJA HUTTER | with 0 comments
Filed under: #ThrowbackThursday, literacy, reading tent


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