Group of young women reading in library of normal school,
Washington, D.C. Library of Congress,
LC-USZ62-100288

Native American men and a boy posed outside of Carlisle Indian School.
LC-USZ62-124294

Education in rural school. Williams County, North Dakota.
LC-USF34-030766-D

Questa, New Mexico. Spanish-American students in the grade school
LC-DIG-fsa-8d25973

Veazy, Greene County, Georgia.
The one-teacher African American school, south of Greensboro
LC-USF34-046270-D

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The History of Education Society will hold our annual meeting from Thursday, October 31 through Sunday, November 3, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency Columbus Hotel in beautiful Columbus, Ohio. For conference registration, hotel reservation information and the final...

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The History of Education Society seeks a member to fill the position of Site Coordinator for the Society. The new Coordinator will take office at the November 2019 annual meeting in Columbus. The Coordinator will be responsible for site selection for the 2022 annual...

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