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Centuries of Childhood: An American Story
September - December, 2014
In "Centuries of Childhood: An American Story", children
will connect the stories of American history to their own
experiences by learning about the lives of five historical
children and their families.
Onatah, a 7 year old Iroquois girl, recounts life
in the Great Lakes Region in the 1700’s.
Explore the long house and paddle the canoe.
Gregory, at 10, is a Colonial apprentice. He shares his
story of working and living away from home.
Visit the trade shops. Ride his horse.
Clara, a pioneer girl, heads west with her family in 1840.
Pack the covered wagon. Explore her campsite.
Jacob is a Jewish immigrant boy living in Cleveland in
the late 1800’s. Discover the ship that brought him and
the Statue of Liberty that welcomed him.
Michael is a mid-20th century African American child
moving from the Deep South to Chicago. Ride the train
that carried him north. Visit his first classroom.