2013 Program

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ANTEBELLUM US EDUCATION

Chair/Discussant: Benjamin Justice, Rutgers University 

Milwaukee’s Early Common School Reform and First Public High School: The Processes of Political Compromise on Tax-Supported Education, 1846-1880 

   Kyle Steele, University of Wisconsin-Madison 

“The Commencement of a Rational and Immortal Existence”: Self-Education, Labor Conditions, and the Experience of Youth 

   Jane Green, Washington University in St. Louis 

Ornamental to Society and Glorious to Our Race: Freedom’s Journal and African American Education in Antebellum New York 

   Michael Hines, Loyola University Chicago

 

Earlier Event: November 1
BOOK EXHIBIT
Later Event: November 1
BUSINESS LUNCH