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1878-1899: Education

1878-1899: Chapter Five: Education

by HARRIETT WILLIAMS

CONTENTS

CHRONOLOGY 148

OVERVIEW 154

TOPICS IN THE NEWS

American Colleges Develop Research Roles 156

Assimilation and Federal Indian Education 157

City Schools, Country Schools 159

High-School Life 160

Educating Women 160

Expanding Educational Opportunities for the Masses 161

The Weaker Sex 162

Industrial Training for African Americans 163

Vacation Schools 164

Public Education in the South 165

Chautauqua 165

Public Education of African Americans 166

Opportunity 166

Public School Textbooks 167

Teachers and Teaching 168

HEADLINE MAKERS

Felix Adler 169

Mother Mary Regis Casserly 170

Charles William Eliot 171

Granville Stanley Hall 171

William Torrey Harris 172

Colonel Francis Wayland Parker 172

Ellen Swallow Richards 173

PUBLICATIONS 174

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