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Located in Section 2, Monmouth Township, Warren County.
Although Bertha Wray sold the property for the school, it was named for Alexander A. Chapman who 320 acres in sections 35 and 36 in Spring Town Grove Township. The school was located in Northern Monmouth Township just across the road from A.A. Chapman's home which was in Spring Grove Township.
Jennia Morrow was the teacher in 1892-93. At that time there were 31 pupils in this school. A gradual decrease occurred every year, Aug. 27, 1943 - April 28, 1944. Martha Hoteling was the teacher at that time.
The last teacher was Virginia Hillen, 1944-1945, with only 2 students and the school closed at the end of the school year. Chapman School building was moved into Gerlaw and attached to the Gerlaw School and today these buildings are a private home.
Aletheorian - Second Women's Literacy Society, 1861
Amateur des Belles Lettres (A.B.L.) - First Women's Literary Society, 1857
The graduating class roll from the Monmouth College Commencement Program, June 29, 1865.
This catalogue contains descriptions of class requirements, the students and their roles at the college.
An article, The Art of Kissing," was found in the Monmouth College Courier in November 1874.
Despite participating in basketball in physical education classes, it wasn't until 1901 that females were able to compete competitively.
Kappa Kappa Gamma became the second women's sorority in 1870.
Ditzler, Lindsay. Personal Interview. 2013.
Sturgeon, Bradley E. Personal Interview. 2013.
"In Memory of 'Doc Kieft' 1945-2009." Monmouth College News and Events. 17 Sept 2009. http://www.monm.edu/news/story.aspx?id=159.
McNamara, Barry. The 'Yin' and 'Yang' of Liberal Arts. Science and Liberal Arts. 2004. http://library.monmouthcollege.edu/content.php?pid=316809&sid=3422984
American Association of University Women conducts a program for girls in the 5th grade to the 9th grade that discussed topics such as self-esteem, healthy decision making, empowerment, and diversity. The purpose of this program is for girls to have a place where they can talk about problems they are encountering, to help improve their self-esteem, and help them accept themselves and their peers.
100 block North Main that supplied companies with type writers and office supplies.
The Warren County Virtual Museum
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