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A teacher working with students in a one-room log schoolhouse in Alaska
January 24, 2021

Alaskan Schoolhouse

Eight children make up a one-room schoolhouse in Trapper Creek, Alaska, in this picture from the April 1969 issue. The kids' parents were homesteaders, people who participated in a federal program to claim land as their own by meeting a few requirements.
Photograph by Thomas J. Abercrombie, Nat Geo Image Collection

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