Jill Taylor's third grade class at Brown Elementary School, Brownsburg, Indiana, with their quilt featuring rural Indiana landscapes.
From the Emerald Isle to Little Ireland:
The Legacy of Farming in Brownsburg
This oral history project was conducted by a third
grade class. The children generated interview questions for the
farmers of Little Ireland, an area settled by Irish immigrants in
the mid-1800's. They wrote the introduction and conclusion to the
project, selected the photographs, painted a rural Indiana
landscape, and hand-stitched a quilt commemorating the legacy of
farming. The project is preserved on CD-ROM with accompanying hard
Originally submitted by: Edward A. Pease, Representative (7th District).
The Local Legacies project provides a "snapshot" of American Culture as it was expressed in spring of 2000. Consequently, it is not being updated with new or revised information with the exception of "Related Website" links.