Actual Rules for Teachers (circa 1915)

Actual Rules for Teachers (circa 1915)

1. You will not marry during the term of your contract.

2. You are not to keep company with men.

3. You must be home between the hours of 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. unless

attending a school function.

4. Your dresses must be not be any shorter than two inches above the


5. You may not travel beyond the city limits unless you have the

permission of the chairman of the (school) board.

6. You may not ride in a carriage or automobile with any man unless he

is your father or brother.

7. You may not dress in bright colors.

8. You may under no circumstances dye your hair.

9. You must wear at least two petticoats.

10. You may not loiter downtown in ice cream stores.