The Resource James Ira Wood master's thesis

James Ira Wood master's thesis

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James Ira Wood master's thesis, 1941
Title
James Ira Wood master's thesis
Inclusive dates
1941
Title variation
The Birth of a High School
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eng
Summary
Part of the thesis, 1941, written by James Ira Wood (1894-1942) of Chesterfield County, Virginia, to earn his master's degree from the University of Richmond. The thesis covers the construction and operation of Grange Hall School in Chesterfield County, of which Wood served as the principal. Transcript made by Wood's son John N. Wood (1928-2013)
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Biographical or historical data
James Ira Wood was born 16 July 1894 in Clintondale, New York to James Daniel Wood (d. 1904) and Mary Matilda Rhodes Wood (d. 1934). Wood received his bachelor's degree from Temple University. Wood received a teaching position at Corinth Academy, a Quaker school in Southampton County, Virginia, in 1913. He became principal at Grange Hall School in Chesterfield County, Virginia, in 1922. Wood also served as a justice of the peace in Chesterfield County. Wood earned a master's degree in Science Education from the University of Richmond in 1941. Wood moved to Petersburg High School in 1941 to head up its manual training department. Wood married Elma Gladys Meredith (1906-1983) 27 May 1926 and they had three children. Wood died of pneumonia 5 April 1942 in Petersburg General Hospital and was buried at Skinquarter Baptist Church cemetery in Chesterfield County.
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James Ira Wood master's thesis
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  • The Library of Virginia
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1
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There are no access restrictions
Immediate source of acquisition
Beadles, George Andrew
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001688062
Reproduction note
Transcript.
Type of unit
v. (14 leaves)

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