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

Native American men and a boy posed outside of Carlisle Indian School.

Education in rural school. Williams County, North Dakota.

Questa, New Mexico. Spanish-American students in the grade school

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

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2021 Barnard Prize Call for Nominations

Call for Nominations:  The 2021 Henry Barnard Prize The History of Education Society awards a prize of $500 biennially for the best graduate student essay in the history of education, broadly defined to cover a wide range of educational and cultural institutions...

LGBTQ+ Histories of Education Call

Inviting New Work in LGBTQ+ Histories of Education We invite scholars to submit new work in LGBTQ+ Histories of Education for a special issue of Historia y Memoria de la Educación (, the online journal of the Spanish Society for...

Pre-Conference Affinity Group Meetings for HES 2020

From Vice President Chris Span: HES Membership, I am so excited about the forthcoming virtual conference November 5-8.  Together, we will celebrate the 60th anniversary of the History of Education Society.  I look forward to meeting and greeting all of you. Very soon...

Bernard Bailyn Dies at 97

Bernard Bailyn, whose 1960 book Education in the Forming of American Society exerted powerful and lasting influence on the discipline of history of education and whose mentorship of several generations of graduate students continues to shape the field, died earlier...

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