One-room Schools

Small educational buildings, generally consisting of one major teaching space, and often built to resemble meeting houses, churches, or dwellings. Use when emphasizing the size or form of such buildings; when emphasizing the function or location of some early examples, prefer "rural schools.".

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Go Historic ID
28203
Names
one-room schools
one-room school
one-room schoolhouses
one room schools
one-teacher schools
one teacher schools
schoolhouses, one-room
schools, one-room
schools, one room
schools, one-teacher
schools, one teacher
dorpsscholen Dutch
dorpsschool Dutch
escuelas de un aula Spanish
escuela de un aula Spanish

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Small educational buildings, generally consisting of one major teaching space, and often built to resemble meeting houses, churches, or dwellings. Use when emphasizing the size or form of such buildings; when emphasizing the function or location of some early examples, prefer "rural schools."

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300252226. The J. Paul Getty Trust.