School; Devoted to the Public Schools and Educational Interests Volume 8

School; Devoted to the Public Schools and Educational Interests Volume 8

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...Miss Duggan, was introduced and installed by Dr. Thomas O'Brien, Assistant Superintendent. Miss Winslow delivered a pleasant address that was well received, after which patriotic songs were sung. Among those present were Hiram Calkins, Jr., and Ex Judge Hermann Bolte. TWELFTH STREET SCHOOL. CELEBRATING) FOUNDER'S DAY--THE FORMER PUPILS WISH IT TO BECOME THE WADLEIOH HIGH SCHOOL FOR OIRL8. Twelfth Street School celebrated "Founder's Day " last Saturday at the school with the tnthusiasn of its graduates, which does not wane with time. The building was thronged with the friends uf the school. Miss Griffin, the principal, and her staff of teachers who were present, aided the alumnae in receiving and greeting the guests. It was the forty-first anniversary of Founder Day, in honor of Lydia F. Wadleigh. Miss Juliet C. Cushing presided, and addresses were made by Bishop Potter, President Thomas Hunter of the Normal College, Commissioner Kelly and Mrs. Clara Williams, ex-Commissioner. Papers weie read by Mrs. Doepp, on "The Status of the Old Senior Department;" by Mrs. Marion E. Copper, noli, on "Culture Translated Into Character;" by Mrs. Su an Ketcham Bourne, on "Memories and Hopes," and by Miss Mary Schoomaker, on " The Evil of Excluding Women from the Highest Positions in Educational Institutions." Mrs. M. C. Harrison gave an historic sketch of the school, and Mrs. Eleanor Dunn read an amusing original poem on "Personal Equation." It was a parody on "Hiawatha," and pictured the horrors of an examination for a place on the " Eligible List." The Rev. Dr. Thomas 8. Hastings, president of Union Theological Seminary, opened the exercises with reading of the Scriptures and...show more

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  • Paperback | 494 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 25mm | 875g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236560906
  • 9781236560902