PBS Wisconsin Biographies: Electa Quinney, the state’s first public school teacher and mentor

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Heard On The Larry Meiller Show
An annimated Native American woman points at a chalkboard with numbers and letters.
Image courtesy of Ian Lewitz and PBS Wisconsin

In 1828, Electa Quinney began classes as Wisconsin’s first public school teacher in present-day Kaukauna. We learn more about Electa’s legacy and Mohican history from members of a PBS Wisconsin project.

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • A. Emily Ralph Technical Director
  • David Boffa Guest
  • Monique Tyndall Guest

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