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The City: an Object Lesson


by Tess Huff - 1937

WE got children's blocks, and on the table in the classroom, we built up a city. The city was small-one factory and a few houses. But it grew larger and larger. The people, who built the factories, and those who worked in them, lived in one part of the city, and the industrial leaders lived in another part of the city. Many small stores, and a few large ones, grew up in our city, to display for sale the wealth from farms and factories, for the people to purchase and satisfy their needs.For money we used poker chips. With money and banks and factories and workers and houses and stores, our city was modern, and we looked to see how it worked.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 1 Number 1, 1937, p. 86-88
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 13616, Date Accessed: 2/27/2020 3:04:12 PM

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