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Angulo, A. J. – History of Education Quarterly, 2005
The author introduces William Barton Rogers, conceptual founder of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, who pursued two interrelated careers in nineteenth-century America: one centered on his activities in science and the other on his higher educational reform efforts. This essay explores one theme in Rogers' scientific and educational…
Descriptors: United States History, Slavery, Careers, Higher Education
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Olsen, Deborah M. – History of Education Quarterly, 2000
Provides historical information on the factors that contributed to the views of women and their roles in the post World War II era. Focuses on the four techniques for using promotional literature to refashion the images of three Massachusetts colleges: Mount Holyoke, Smith, and Wellesley. (CMK)
Descriptors: Colleges, Educational History, Fund Raising, Gender Issues
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Lazerson, Marvin – History of Education Quarterly, 1971
Descriptors: Childhood Interests, Educational History, Kindergarten, Kindergarten Children
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Tanis, Norman Earl – History of Education Quarterly, 1970
Descriptors: Agricultural Skills, American Indian Languages, American Indians, City Government
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Teaford, Jon – History of Education Quarterly, 1970
Because of changing priorities in education, the traditional classical curriculum in Massachusetts grammar schools gave way to support for vocational and English learning from 1670-1780. (Author)
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Classical Literature, Curriculum, Educational History
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Vinovskis, Maris A. – History of Education Quarterly, 1988
Utilizing extensive individual-level data files to examine antebellum school attendance in Newburyport (Massachusetts), a procedure was devised to estimate school attendance in Essex County (Massachusetts), during the period 1860-61. Concludes that a substantial minority of antebellum youth attended high school in Massachusetts communities. (SLM)
Descriptors: Attendance, Educational History, Educational Research, Enrollment