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Re: Hampton Normal & Agri Institute
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There is more at the LOC site (American Memory) ...
"We haven't much time; show us just the most interesting things," says a tourist who has driven up from Old Point to see the famous school for Negroes and Indians. ... Seventy-five per cent of all outside and inside work upon a recently and handsomely finished private residence was done by the student-mechanics. They have done almost all that upon the new large addition to the girls' building, which has been named by its donors "Cleveland Hall," in memory of the well-known educator and early champion of freedom, the late Charles Dexter Cleveland of Philadelphia ²
"Better than at almost any other place in this country, they have at Hampton grasped the conception of what we may call integral education. ³
Quoted Source (web site):
¹ "Then and Now at Hampton Institute, 1868--1902." Hampton, VA: Hampton Institute Press, 1902.
² Ludlow, Helen W. "Some Interesting Things at Hampton Institute." 1905. [Reprinted from The Evangelist]
³Shaw, Albert. "'Learning by doing' at Hampton." New York: American Monthly Review of Reviews. April 1900.
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