Includes bibliographical references (p. -203) and index.
Beginnings A House of Many Uses Town and School in a Wilderness A Settlement Takes Hold At High Tide School and Town in the Eighties A School in Crisis The Turbulent Nineties Silverton's Life at Century's End Silverton Enters the 20th Century Public Schooling's Triumph: High School Graduation Looking Backward and Looking Forward.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
The book narrates the story of how the school, founded by women pioneers of public education in a Rocky Mountain mining settlement, became the center and sustaining force of the town's community life from its beginning in the 1870s to the present day. (source: Nielsen Book Data)