Art and Industry; (1898) Industrial and Technical Training in Schools of Technology and in U.S. Land Grant Colleges

Art and Industry; (1898) Industrial and Technical Training in Schools of Technology and in U.S. Land Grant Colleges

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...cases have not received justice is an indisputable fact, that many persons in these labor reforms become excited over one idea and do not know when they receive justice, is quite as indisputable a fact. They lack education to balance their minds. It is doubtless a potent factor in the solving of our labor troubles, to educate the laborer himself. That, and that alone can bring to us a peaceful solution of our social troubles. Special attention is given to manual labor in our school and it is the desire of our faculty to have all agricultural and other labor which is performed as a class exercise, educative. Our entrance examination is within the easy reach of any pupil of ordinary intelligence from our district schools. We hope that the many boys of our country schools will be able to avail themselves of the rare privileges which we will offer to worthy young men who are striving for an agricultural and industrial education. The special advantages of such an institution as we hope to make this one, extend into every community, not only to the agricultural but we might almost say especially to the manufacturing and industrial communities. In the ever increasing circulation of men from country to city and from the city back again to the countiy, a school of this kind will teach the young man from the city the progress and improvements which have been made in agriculture. He can understand the best methods which are being successfully used in the special branch of agriculture he intends to pursue, and at the same time he becomes acquainted with the practical manipulation of farm labor and management. Our industrial department will teach those young men not fitted to become farmers that special line of work to which they are adapted. The commission, ..show more

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  • Paperback | 660 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 34mm | 1,161g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236535634
  • 9781236535634