Online Bookshelf

The online bookshelf contains links to rural school related reference materials from around the Internet. These resources are free to browse and (in most cases) to download.

A - D
- The American Rural School: Its Characteristics, Its Future and Its Problems - Harold Waldstein Foght, 1910
- The American State Normal School: An Instrument of Great Good - Christine A. Ogren, 2005
- Among Country Schools - O. J. Kern, 1906
- As The Twig is Bent: A Rural School Drama - Estelle Cook, 1917
- The Beginnings of Agricultural Education in Midwestern Rural Schools, 1895-1915 - Audrey Renee Shoemaker, 2010
- Better Rural Schools - George Herbert Betts and Otis Earle Hall, 1914
- Comparative Study of City School Attendance and Rural School Attendance - Earnest Wilder Fellows, 1912
- The Consolidated Rural School - Louis W. Rapeer, 1920
- Consolidated Rural Schools and the Motor Truck - 1920
- Conditions and Needs of Iowa Rural Schools - John F. Riggs, 1905
- Country Life and the Country School - Mabel Carney, 1912
- Country Schools for Iowa - Camilla Deiber and Peggy Beedle, 2002
- A Course of Study for the Preparation of Rural School Teachers - Fred Mutchler and W. J. Craig, 1912

E - K
- The Evolution of Dodd's Sister: A Tragedy of Everyday Life - Charlotte Whitney Eastman, 1897
- Exercises in Manual Training for the Rural Schools - John Ross Slacks, 1917
- Farm School Children: An Investigation of Rural Child Life in Selected Areas of Iowa - Bird T. Baldwin, Eva A. Fillmore, and Lora Hadley, 1930
- Health Essentials for Rural School Children - Dr. Thomas D. Wood, 1916
- A History of Education in Missouri - Claude A. Phillips, 1911
- A History of Public Permanent Public School Funds in the United States, 1795-1905, "Iowa" - Fletcher Harper Swift, 1911
- The Hygiene of Rural Schools - Taliaferro Clark, 1914
- Iowa's Consolidated Schools - George A. Brown, 1922
- The Improvement of Rural Schools - Ellwood P. Cubberley, 1912

L - Q
- "Less corn and more culture:" vocal music activities in Iowa's rural schools and neighborhoods, 1900-1940 - Erin Anne Kaufman, 2013
- Living and Learning in a Rural School - Genevieve Bowen, 1944
- Modern Education in the Small Rural School - Kate V. Woffard, 1938
- New Ideals in Rural Schools - George Herbert Betts, 1913
- Old-time Schools and School Books - Clifton Johnson, 1904
- Old textbooks: spelling, grammar, reading, arithmetic, geography, American history, civil government, physiology, penmanship, art, music, as taught in the common schools from colonial days to 1900 - John A. Nietz, 1961
- The Physical Care of Rural School Children - Taliaferrow Clark, 1916
- A Possible Intermediate Step in Reorganization of Rural Education in Iowa - Barton Morgan and W. H. Lancelot, 1936
- Prize Designs for Rural School Buildings - Frederick W. Coburn, 1901
- Proceedings of the First National Conference on Rural School Consolidation - 1920
- Progressive Era Rural Reform: Creating Standard Schools in the Midwest - William L. Sherman and Paul Theobald, 2001

R
- Recollections of a New England Educator, 1838-1908 - William A. Mowry, 1908
- Regulations for Standardizing the Common Schools - P.E. McClenahan, 1921
- Report of the Committee of Twelve on Rural Schools Appointed at the Meeting of the National Education Association, July 9, 1895 - 1897
- Rural Life and Education - Ellwood P. Cubberley, 1914
- Rural Life and the Rural School - Joseph Kennedy, 1915
- Rural School Agriculture: Exercises for Use with any Textbook of Agriculture, or Without a Textbook - Charles W. Davis, 1907
- The Rural School and Hookworm Disease - John Atkinson Ferrell, 1914
- The Rural School and the Community: A Study of the Methods and Application of the Social Survey - by Howard T. Lewis, 1918
- The Rural School as Community Center - B. H. Crocheron, Jessie Field, F. W. Howe, E. C. Bishop, A. B. Graham, O. J. Kern, and M. T. Scudder, 1911
- The Rural School from Within - Marion G. Kirkpatrick, 1917
- The Rural School in the United States - John Couluter Hockenberry, 1908
- The Rural School: It's Methods and Management - Horace M. Culter and Julie M. Stone, 1913
- The Rural School Library: Its Conditions, Functions, and Possibilities - Marie Amna Newberry, 1914
- The Rural School Lunch - Nellie Wing Farnsworth, 1916
- Rural School Management - William Albert Wilkinson, 1917
- Rural School Supervision - Katherine M. Cook and A. C. Monahan, 1916
- A Rural Social Survey of Lone Tree Township, Clay County, Iowa - 1920
- The Rural School Teacher and His Work: In Community Leadership, In School Administration and In His Mastery of School Subjects - Harold Waldstein Foght, 1917
- Rural Education and the Consolidated School - Julius Bernhard Arp, 1920
- Rural School Architecture - 1880
- Rural Schoolhouses and Grounds - Fletcher B. Dresslar, 1914

S - Z
- School Architecture; or Contributions to the Improvement of School-houses in the United States - Henry Barnard, 1850
- School Laws of Iowa - 1897
- The Sheldall School - Nehemias Tjernagel, 1931
- Successful Teaching in Rural Schools - Marvin S. Pittman, 1922
- A Survey of Out-of-School Rural Youth in Iowa - James Abel Starrak, 1935
- Teaching Beginners in a Rural School - Clara O. Wilson, 1942
- Teaching in Rural Schools - Thomas Jackson Woofter, 1917
- The Training of Teachers for the Rural Schools - Arthur E. Bennett, 1910
- The Twentieth-Century Rural School - E. E. Davis, 1920
- The Work of the Rural School - Joseph D. Eggleston and Robert W. Bruere, 1913