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Cover "Learning By Doing At Hampton"
Boarding schools like the Hampton Institute sought not merely to educate but also to indoctrinate young Native and African American students in the values and customs of white society.
Page 1 WWI letter to Emily Gladys Bartlett
Mar 1, 1919
Wirt reacts to the details leaking out of the Versailles Conference. His reaction to the League of Nations is not very positive. He also refers to the huge surge of labor strikes in the U.S.
Cover "The Sabrinian"
Nov 13, 1918
"The Sabrinian" is a publication of Amherst College; this edition is published by the class of 1916 and contains a tribute to class member Thomas Ashley of Deerfield, Massachusetts.
Page 1 Letter to Charles Hart Ashley
Dec 8, 1912
This letter from a son to a father was written by Tom Ashley (1894-1918) on December 8, 1912, during his freshman year at Amherst College.
Page 1 Letter to Gertrude Porter Ashley
Dec 13, 1912
This letter to his mother (dated December 13, 1912), another appeal for cash from freshman college student Tom Ashley, was written five days after a letter to his father was sent containing a similar request.
Page 1 Letter to Gertrude Porter Ashley
Mar 14, 1913
This humorous letter, dated March 14, 1913, was written by Amherst college freshman Thomas Williams Ashley (1894-1918) to his mother in Deerfield, Massachusetts.
Cover Excerpts from the Diary of Ellen Louisa Arms (Sheldon)
Twelve-year-old Ellen Louisa Arms (1847-1913) began her diary with the notation that an eleven-year-old neighbor boy, John Sheldon (1848-1908), was coming to visit.
document "Junior Exhibition"
Apr 14, 1830
High schools and colleges held annual displays of their students' talents. They often issued invitations like this one from 1830, held at Washington College in Connecticut.
document Teacher Certificate
Nov 29, 1858
The school committee from Deerfield, Massachusetts, gave Sarah M. Briggs a certificate to teach in 1854. By then, three times more women than men taught in schools.
document Reward of Merit to Amos Hamilton
Jan 19, 1795
Teachers in the 18th and 19th centuries recognized academic achievement and good behavior by presenting "Rewards of Merit" to deserving students at the end of the school term.


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