Video: “John Weeks, 1911”

A sing-along music video from Big Paws Music, based on John Wingate Weeks‘ landmark legislation, the Weeks Act of 1911… ALSO SEE: The Weeks Act Comic! >>

James Willis Patterson

Drawn from a portrait in the reading room at Tucker Free Library (Henniker, NH): Patterson taught school in New Hampshire, and later served as a Republican member of Congress during the Civil War, where he supported the establishment of Freedmen’s Schools in the South. [Also see James W. Patterson on Wikipedia]