Problems Of The Present South; A Discussion Of Certain Of The Educational, Industrial And Political Issues In The Southern States by Edgar Gardner MurphyProblems Of The Present South; A Discussion Of Certain Of The Educational, Industrial And Political Issues In The Southern States by Edgar Gardner Murphy

Problems Of The Present South; A Discussion Of Certain Of The Educational, Industrial And Political…

byEdgar Gardner Murphy

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1904. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII A NARRATIVE OF COOPERATION I A Narrative of the general movement represented by the Southern Education Board and the General Education Board must be corrective before it can be descriptive. In phrases of loose and somewhat inaccurate reference, the reader of our current press has come to recognize it under such terms as "the Southern Conference Movement," "the Southern Educational Movement," "the Ogden Movement," and "the Conference for Education in the South." Of these terms only the last-named -- " the Conference for Education in the South" need here enter into the essential structure of the story. While the Southern and General Education Boards are distinct from each other, and are distinct from the Conference for Education in the South, there can be no history of the Boards without a preceding and accompanying history of the Conference. It was in the year 1897 that the Rev. Edward Abbott, D.D., of Cambridge, Massachusetts, made to Captain W. H. Sale of the Capon Springs Hotel, West Virginia, an informal suggestion of such a gathering. Dr. Abbott urged the advisability of holding at some point within the South a personal conference of men and women, Northern and Southem, who might be interested in the problems of Southern education. Captain Sale assented to the proposal and extended to those who might attend the hospitality of an attractive and historic inn. It was thought that such a meeting, comprising representatives both from the North and from the South, would be of service to the earnest educational forces of both sections -- bringing to the South a clearer and juster perception of the motives and policies of the North, and bringing to the North a broader and more sympathetic appreciation of the needs and difficulties of the South. ...
Title:Problems Of The Present South; A Discussion Of Certain Of The Educational, Industrial And Political…Format:PaperbackDimensions:84 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.17 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217743994

ISBN - 13:9780217743990

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