Complete Term Register use in Peoria, Illinois from 1900 to 1903


This large school register with image of two Native Americans on the cover and a red leather spine was used at an unnamed school in Peoria, Illinois between 1900 and 1903. It was manufactured by publishing house Hammond Brothers and Stephens Company of Fremont, Nebraska. The company was founded in 1894 when Ross L (1861-1930) and Frank Hammond (1858-1952), sons of Fremont Tribune owner George Hammond went into business with Dan Vorhees Stephens (1868-1930). The company specialized in educational books and supplies and was the largest school supply publisher in the MidWest.

Date Made: 1895Used Date: 1900-1903

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Nebraska, FremontUsed: United States: Illinois, Peoria

Subject: EducationDepicted: IndiansNative Americans


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Credit Line: Gift of Dr. Richard Lodish American School Collection

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2014.0244.267Accession Number: 2014.0244Catalog Number: 2014.0244.2

Object Name: school register

Physical Description: paper (overall material)leather (overall material)ink (overall material)Measurements: overall, maximum (exhibit or expanded): 35.3 cm x 48.9 cm; 13 29/32 in x 19 1/4 inoverall, minimum (shipping, storage, or collapsed): 35.3 cm x 21.6 cm x .9 cm; 13 29/32 in x 8 1/2 in x 11/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1803658

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