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ERIC Number: EJ303817
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1984
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Useful Knowledge and Morality: The San Francisco Mechanics' Institute, 1854-1906.
Keane, Patrick
Adult Education Quarterly, v35 n1 p26-50 Fall 1984
Details the history of the San Francisco Mechanics' Institute, discussing the origins of mechanics' institutes and of early San Francisco and focusing on the policy of social control, the contributions of president Andrew Hallidie, and the importance of such program components as the lending and reference library, exhibitions, public lectures, evening classes and university extension, and recreational clubs. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Note: California (San Francisco); *Mechanics Institutes