The Southern Workman Volume 45

The Southern Workman Volume 45

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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. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...remarkable ability as a speaker. called upon to train a successor to Dr. Washington, it is hard to see how any improvement could have been made upon the methods employed in that training. Major Moton is accustomed to say in his Northern speeches that he is especially thankful to Hampton for three things: It has helped his p90ple to an appreciation of the dignity of the labor of the hands. It has helped whites and blacks to work wgether lh harmony and mutual usefulness by offering a platform where they can come together for discussion of their diffi"lt1eS-It_h3-S helped to create in the Negro respect for his own race. In aiding the school to accomplish these ends Major Moton himself has done much, and his success at Hampton gives reason to believe that he will be able to carry successfully the heavy load 5011 t-hf! placfld upon his shoulders. _ Cpflslderatlon of the experiences while at Hampton of these, 'ts two most _d1$t1Y1g11iShed graduates, suggests one or two thoughts. Neither of them could have passed Hampton's present efiltrahizf 9X8-mlnations when they first arrived at the school. In t 9 eh eavpl' to extend Hampton's curriculum and meet the If Hampton had been. Luzon: for Hampton Washington' hill! increasing need of leaders for the Negro race, it is important that the school keep its feet on the ground, and not turn away from its doors boys from country districts who show marked ability, even though they are somewhat deficient in scholarship. Dr. Thomas Jesse Jones, in his report on Hampton, soon to be issued by the Federal Bureau of Education, recommends that the courses of instruction be varied in extent to suit both the different grades of ability in pupils and the different grades of positions more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 490g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236804821
  • 9781236804822