Frontier boy of the early Midwest

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Date
1962
Main contributor
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Summary
Presents through the experiences of a boy, insights into numerous aspects of frontier life in the Midwest. Illustrates the importance of the school, the self-sufficiency of the settlers, and the developing economic system evidenced in peddlers, the country gristmill, and stores in frontier towns using barter to acquire and sell goods. Social life is pictured through scenes of a quilting bee, men discussing politics and market prices, games and a spelling bee.

Everyday events in the life of a Midwest settler's family from a child's viewpoint. School and community activities as well as home life.
Contributors
Ray A. Billington; William F. Deneen; Indiana Department of Conservation
Publishers
Encyclopaedia Britannica Educ Corp; Indiana University Audio-Visual Center
Genres
Educational; Historical; Children's
Subjects
Frontier and pioneer life--Middle West; Manners and customs
Collection
Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Unit
IUL Moving Image Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
No Copyright - United States
Physical Description
1 film reel (15 min.) sound,color; 16 mm
Other Identifiers
Catalog Key: 7824449; Other: GR00423637; MDPI Barcode: 40000003365584

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