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FRYE’S GEOGRAPHIES

Frye's Geographies have stood the test of the class room. Teachers in schools of all grades recommend them in the highest terms. The only series based on sound, scientific, pedagogical principles. The only series using the topical method. Read this testimony: Madison-It seems to me that this is a great improvement over any geography ever published.-Dr. Chas. R. Van Hise,

Prof. of Geology, University of Wisconsin. River Falls-Frye's Complete Geography approaches, in my estimation, very closely to what may be termed a rational

text on that subject. The book is in every way admirable in its make-up, and its plan seems to me the only reasonable one, the elements of physical geography being made the basis of much of the instruction in all phases of the

study.-W. J. Brier, State Institute Conductor, River Falls, Wisconsin State Normal School. Douglas County-The best Geography published. I shall take pleasure in recommending its use in all the schools of

the county. - G. G. Williams, County Superintendent, and President of the State Teachers' Association, Appleton-We like the series very much. Our teachers were well pleased with the books from the first, and grow more

unqualified in their praise of the new plan each day. Pupils likewise have been stimulated to greater interest, and now seem to enjoy the study of geography as never before.-F. E. McGovern, Principal.

In Wisconsin, Frye's Geographies are being Used

IN THE
State Normal School at Oshkosh,

State Normal School at Platteville,
State Normal School at Whitewater,

State Normal School at Stevens Point,
St. John's Institute at Milwaukee,

Northwestern College at Watertown,
Madison Academy at Madison,

St. John's Academy at Delafield,
And in the public schools of the following cities and towns:
Oshkosh,
La Crosse (Primary). Superior (West), Appleton,

Green Bay.
Eau Claire,
Marinette
Kaukauna,
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Chippewa Falls, Neenah
South Kaukauna, Medford,

Alma,
Beloit,
Ft. Howard
De Pere (Primary), Durand,

Thorp,
Waupun (West Side), Sparta

West De Pere,
Highland,

Chetek,
Waupun (No. Side), Stoughton

Darlington,
Arena,

Juneau (Primary). Platteville (So. Side). Columbus

Viroqua,
Cobb,

Norwalk
Marshfield,
Edgerton
Cassville,
Royalton,

Hillsboro
Jefferson,
Richland Center Waterloo,

Scandinavia,

Independence
Burlington,
Elkhorn
Wittenberg,
East Troy,

Mondovi
Bayfield,
New Richmond " Black Earth,

Schofield,

Shell Lake
Cedarburg,
Phillips
Waukau,
Jacksonport,

New London
Hayward,
Weyauwega
Iron River,
Prentice,

Mason
Kewaunee,
Albany
Bangor,
Lawrence,

Rewey
Sheboygan Falls,
Milton
Grafton,
Bear Valley,

Mt. Hope
Sauk City,
Ellsworth
Newton,
Salona,

Woodman
Prairie du Sac,
Trempealeau
Eureka,
Ableman,

Wilson
Genoa Junction, Muscoda

Baldwin
Woodworth,

Deer Park
Helen ville,
Mukwonago,
Loyal,

Stoddard
And other cities and towns, academies, seminaries, and private schools.

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