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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2020 HES and SHCY Collaborative Conference- Call for Proposals

November 5-8, 2020 Please submit proposals by June 1, 2020. Virtual Conference The History of Education Society, in collaboration with the Society for the History of Children and Youth, will be held VIRTUALLY because of COVID-19. CALL FOR PROPOSALS: NEW SUBMISSION...

Canadian History of Education Association 2020 CFP

CALL FOR PAPERS Conference Dates: October 22-25, 2020 Conference Location: Victoria, BC – Laurel Point Inn Deadline for Submissions: March 30th, 2020 Theme: One Hundred Years of Educational Stability and Change, 1920-2020 In 1920, the Canadian Marconi Company station...


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