The Southern Workman Volume 31, No. 5

The Southern Workman Volume 31, No. 5

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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. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ...lessons have been given in different parts of the state by our teachers of agriculture and nature study, who have also addressed a number of county institutes. As a result of this work, much interest has been shown in the beautifying of school yards, and as many as two thousand children are making gardens at their homes. The school's principal has been appointed by the Southern Education Board as one of its Field Directors, and with the co-operation of prominent educators in the state and with the help of other mem. bers of the board in other Southern states, a crusade against poor schools and poor teachers has been made. Governor Montague of Virginia, in his message, declares in favor of better schools for all classes in the community and strongly advocates the introduction of industrial training into all the schools of the commonwealth. Many of the prominent papers in the state have opened their columns to educational articles. The Richmond Educational Association, largely composed of prominent ladies of the capital city, have held educational meetings, and committees have been formed in different parts of the state to cooperate with a central committee in procuring better teachers, better schoolhouses and longer school terms. Church gatherings have been addressed and the co-operation of all denominations sought. There are already signs of an educational revival throughout Virginia. OBJECT OF THE HAMPTON SCHOOL The object of the Hampton School becomes clearer every year--to carefully select and train a body of youth who shall be the industrial teachers and leaders of their people. As General Armstrong said: "The temporal salvation of the colored race, for some time to come, is to be won out of the ground. Skillful agriculturalists...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236814207
  • 9781236814203