Missouri Historic Schools Alliance Newsletters

Past newsletters are going to be made available for purchase online. Continue watching for details. 

Books Available for Purchase

These books are available from David Burton, coordinator of the Missouri Historic Schools Alliance, a program of Greene County Extension.

"A History of the Rural Schools in Greene County, Mo." is available for purchase online and this page includes a book description. Also availablehere on Amazon.

A new book, "Driving Tour of One-Room Schools in the Ozarks" is also available for purchase online. This book is also available here on Amazon.

"J. Milton Turner: An American Hero" tells story of former slave who helped start Missouri schools for African-Americans. Proceeds benefit the Cooper County Extension office in Missouri. The book is available here on Amazon.

Work is underway to create a book profiling the best one-room schools in Missouri. Keep watching for details on how to get a copy.

Creating an Oral History Project

The Greene County Extension class entitled "Creating an Oral History Project" was very popular. Materials used in that class are available for purchase.  Order Online (PDF download).

A History of Me

Our popular booklet that asks the questions you need to answer to create a special heirloom gift focused on your life history or the life story of a loved one. Order "A History of Me" (PDF)

Renovate or Replace?

Have a one-room school and wondering what to do with it? This packet is designed to answer that and other questions related to historic schools and also contains information about grants and financial resources. Renovate or Replace Order Online (PDF)

Videos Online

Several videos related to this project are available online, including a musical tour of the one room schools in Greene County, a glimpse at some students from the past, a musical tour of a 1905 recreation school in Springfield, a quick tour of Willey School, Cave Springs, Old Dry Valley and Sycamore.

Video: Tour of Rural Schools in Greene County



Video: One-Room School Students from the Past