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McGuffey Reader illustration
Description: Illustration from an early edition of a McGuffey's Reader, from "Pathways of Progress, A Short History of Ohio," by David Bowman, 1943. McGuffey's Reader was a series of textbooks written by William McGuffey during the mid-nineteenth century. McGuffey gained prominence as a professor of mental and moral philosophy at Miami University and later the University of Virginia. The McGuffey's Reader became the standardized reading text for most schools across the United States during the mid to late nineteenth century. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: AL04139
Subjects: Cultural Ohio--Literary Ohio; McGuffey readers; McGuffey, William Holmes, 1800-1873; Education--Ohio
Places: Tuscarawas County (Ohio)