Jesse Stuart Foundation

Missing Christmas

Following World War I, our nation entered a decade of national prosperity.  Businesses flourished, and the standard of living rose.  Jobs were plentiful and Americans were better fed, clothed, and housed than they had ever been before.  During the “Golden Twenties,” Americans also experienced [...]

“The Thread That Runs So True” treasured by teachers throughout the world

Beginning in 1937, a new book had been tumbling around in Jesse Stuart’s head. It was a book about education—a personal testimony to the teaching profession. In 1948, he finished the book, and it was published the following year. “The Thread That Runs So [...]


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