The Bulletin of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences Volume 1

The Bulletin of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ...THE oHN MILToN TERCENTENNIAL (II). THE CITY BEAUTIFUL... THE REY. GEoRGE A. GoRBoN, D.D.. LowELL M. PALMER.. ABRAHAM ABRAHAM...... THE MUSEUM CAsTs (II)..... THE PoLYTEcHNIc INsTITUTE To THE BRooILYN INsTITUTE 01-' ARTS AND ScIENcEs; GREETING.... THE MUSEUM PAINTINGs (III).. EVENTS OF THE WEEK OF DECEMBER 14-TH.. THE MUsEUM ScULITUREs (X)... ExTERIoR DEc0RATIvE DETAILs OF THE ACADEMY DooRwAYs. "THE MAsQUE or CoMUs.."... THE CHR1sTMAs ORAT0RIo CoNcERT.... THE SEcoND SATURDAY MATINEE ORcHEsTRAL CoNcERT BY THE NEW YORK SYMPHONY ORcHEsTRA.... THE SEcoND CHAMBER MUs1c CoNcERT BY THE KNEIsEL STRING QUARTETTE....... THE ELMENDORF LEcTUREs (Continued). VOLUME I. NUMBER 13. DECEMBER 5,1908. THE ACADEMY OF MUSIC BUILDING BROOKLYN, NEW YORK CITY PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY THE INSTITUTE SINGLE NUMBER, 5 CENTS ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION $2 00 THE BULLETIN OF THE BROOKLYN INSTITUTE OF TIRTS IIND SCIENCES VOL I BROOKLYN, NEW YORK CITY, DECEMBER 5, I908 No. 13 THE INSTITUTE MUSEUM HE old City of Brooklyn and New York City before N consolidation were very slow indeed in the development of their public educational institutions. The elementary public schools in Brooklyn previous to I880 were only fairly good. The elementary public schools in Greater New York, previous to consolidation, were, as a rule, poor. Vhile every city and large town from Maine to Oregon had a fine high school, Brooklyn had none and did not dare to have one previous to I880. It called an assemblage of students in a rented office building at Court and Livingston Streets a Central Grammar School. It transferred that name to what is now the largest and one of the best high schools for girls in this country, on Nostranil Avenue, in 1888. New York City had, previous to consolidation in...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 286g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236833589
  • 9781236833587