Susan B. Crossman Kindergarten Collection, 1902-1932
Menke, John L
Froebel, Friedrich Wilhelm August 1782-1852
1 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
Crossman was a kindergarten teacher who studied the "Froebel Method" of early childhood education.
Papers documenting the training and career of Susan Crossman as a kindergarten teacher in the early twentieth century. The collection includes workbooks that were part of the Friedrich Froebel method of kindergarten teaching, which are filled with cut and folded paper and needlecraft projects that were part of a kindergarten teacher's training; a 1932 photograph of Crossman and her 1902 graduation program, class notes 1903-1904,and a manual of Froebel's teaching methodology.
Susan B. Crossman Kindergarten Collection, 1902-1932, Archives Center, National Museum of American History