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Beaver Dam School Teachers

Taken from the Thursday, 17 September 1891 issue of the Dodge County Pionier newspaper, page 5 (translated from German).

The public schools in Beaver Dam begin classes on Monday. The teachers at the high school are as follows:

Intermediate Schools Primary Schools

The semester at Wayland Academy in Beaver Dam was begun on the 9th of September with a large number of students. The faculty this year consists of the following:


Teacher's Institute

taken from Dodge County Pionier, 2 June 1896, page 5


Gelegentlich des am vorletzten Freitag und Samstag hier abgehaltenen Lehrer-Instituts waren die folgenden Lehrer und Lehrerinnen anwesend:

English translation
Last Friday and Saturday the following teachers attended the Teacher's Institute that is held here periodically:

Teacher's Institute Attendees
Theodore G. MertenEmelina Runkel
R. L. ClarkBelle Connor
Bertha M. OwenLizzie Kelley
Elle BurgerTessie Gaffney
John T. BurkeSusie Murphy
Linda UnderstockAnna L. Behan
O. A. SellKatie McCarthy
Ursula TerryMary Flynn
Gardener JohnsonMaggie Flynn
Robert S. ParryMaggie Devney
Mary RocheElla Powers
Julia TobinTheo. Belling
William D. GriffinLeora M. Young
Edward GriffinJ. O. Meyers
Calvin E. BakerNellie Townley
Etta M. BakerNellie Perrigo
Frances DeusingLena D. Schönwetter
Minnie KrügerElla Burns
Hugo J. SturnerCatherine Burns
Louis SoldnerF. C. Whiteman
Leonora DoganAugust Kading
Lucy E. CutlerLeon M. Wright
Anna BergenGeorge Scheele
John W. KellyFrank O'Rourke
Maggie E. CallahanEdwin Runkel
Anna HickeyFrancis R. Roth
Lucy MurphyLibbie Sutton
Josie S. BolgerAdeline Lobeck
John F. HughesMary Cain
Anna SchelberStella Newman
Maggie B. JoyceElmer Solon
Cathryn KillenLeta M. Snow

Dodge County Pionier, Friday, 12 June 1896, page 16, Theresa section

Great efforts were made in the preparations for the end of the year Speech Day celebration of the Theresa school. An extensive program was put together and the first part consisted of declamation, recitation, songs, etc. Among others performances were given of "A Picnic" by 16 students, "The Lost Dog" (7 students), "The Doctor and The Patient" (2 students), "Keine Hausirer Gewuenscht" (4 students). The last part consisted of performances by the graduates as follows: 1. Class song; 2. "Lincoln's deeds surpass Washington's" , Heinrich Bodden; 3. "Beautiful Moonlight," a duet by Albertine Tolzmann and Edith Simon; 4. Speech: "The History of Theresa" by Victor Weber; 5. A trio by Misses Katie Buhr, Julia Horey and Anna Guenther; 6. Speech: "The History of the Public School in Theresa," by Benjamin Lentz; 7. Duet by Victor and Camilla Weber, entitled: "What are the wild waves saying?" 8. Distribution of diplomas by Prof. C. L. Parduhn, 9. Music of the Theresa Amateur Band. The graduates are Peter Langenfeld, Benjamin Lentz, Adolf Lehmann, Heinrich Bodden, Victor Weber, Willie Tolzmann, Julia Horey, Anna Guenther and Katie Buhr. Peter Langenfeld is the first to have completed the courses, as he was prescribed on the 6th of September 1895 by the school inspector; the rest have done a "Common School Course" as it is prescribed in the rules and regulations of the school administration of Dodge County.

Teacher's Institute

taken from Dodge County Pionier, Tuesday, 29 September 1896, page 4


English translation
The Teacher's Institute held here on the next to last Friday and Saturday was well-attended. Among others the following teachers took part:

Teacher's Institute Attendees
Frank J. LowthFriedrich Seifert
A. P. WestOscar Bauer
Katie BurkeEmil H. Naber
Kathryn KillianJohn F. Hughes
Josephine RobinsonMatie Moran
Gertrude MalloyEd. Carey
Maggie SheedyJennie Lindsay
Kate V. KelleyRobert S. Parry
Rose Adelade MaloneMayme Bergen
Amelia O'BrienMargarethe Sloan
Alma DeiterMary G. Sloan
Nellie McDonaldMary E. Clark
Clara V. CreydtSarah Yorgey
Marynell MahoneyE. T. Johnson
Maggie FlynnAlice Herger
Mary FlynnMary Powers
Anna M. SullivanFrancis Gitzinger
Alice PettiboneAnna L. Thomas
Emma K. HegnerAlly M. Freemann
Bessie StoneMinnie Foley
Alden L. StoneTheodor H. Belling
Bertha M. OwenMrs. L. Neill
Clara M. LückBessie Severson
James DevlinLeon M. Wright
J. O. MeyersElla C. Reudig
Lucy E. CutlerHerbert R. Forbes
Julia TobinAdolph Anton
Elmer StaabAdrian Joss
Maggie McGuireC. F. Vierbahn
Elizabeth HolsteClara E. Keys
John RoperLouise Slatter
Henry F. HanleyAddie E. End
A. J. RudolphLina Understock
Emor J. AmesG. W. Kenyon
Amanda DergeOtto W. Benz
Lena D. SchönwetterMary Halfen
Mathilda BoddenEdith Simon
M. Margaret GeddesE. Maud Smith
Augusta SchnasseM. E. Bussewitz
Ina ZilischLelia Babcock
Louise MeinersM. E. Terry
Etta BarottS. F. Rudolf
E. B. KirkhamJ. E. Kelley
John W. KellyIda Wagner
Adam F. RohlingerAllen F. Richford
Hannah ReenC. A. Kading
Mary KennedyTheodor G. Merten
Henry MarquardtRobert Rienow
Allen P. JohnstonAlice Lindsay
L. S. KeeleyAnna M. Griswold


Dodge County Pionier, page 16, Friday, 22 March 1901
(translated from German)

The following men and women took part in the teacher’s exam, which was held here last week under the direction of school superintendent John Kelley: Wm. Briemann and Carl Macksam, Theresa; Coaine Gardien, Georg Lange, Hubert Bartelt and Elva Dolon, Lomira; Minnie Justmann, Horicon; H. Marquardt, Knowles; P. H. Delfeldt, Brownsville; Clara Dolon, Fond du Lac; Mary McCullough, Byron; Anna Stommel, Paul Buchen, Helen Schmidt, Anna Nagel, Laura Lawrence, Paul Herberg, Katie Otterstein, Alma Lüdke, Eleonora Spiering and Arthur Dietz of Mayville.

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