Remembering the one-room schoolhouses
PRINCETON — Frances Timmerman Hamlink was only 19 when she stepped before her first classroom full of students.
"The first job I had was at what they called Trading House School," Hamlink said. "It was in western Bureau County, about as far west as you can go."
Hamlink is one of the few teachers — almost all women — who taught in Bureau County's one room schoolhouses many decades ago.
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