Washington DC: Government Printing Office, 1917. Hardcover. Includes photographic illustrations of schools and students, maps, charts, and architectural drawings. Sections include: financhial support of Negro education, present needs, public school facilities, Southern welfare and schools for Negroes, teacher preperation, rural education, industrial education, ownership and control (white church boards maintaining schools for negros vs. negro church boards maintaining schools), religious organizations, buildings and grounds, history of Negro education in the U.S., statistics of Negro schools, a break down (by state) of Negro schools with various statistics. Ex-library with call numbers and stickers to spines and pockets to rear endpapers. Bound in black cloth boards with gilt titles to spines. Wear and fraying to spine ends and edges of boards. Bumping to corners. Minor browning to margins of interior, but clean and bright overall. Volume I is 423 pages; Volume II is 724 pages. AFAMER/070820. Very Good.
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Washington DC: American Catholic Historical Association, 1946. Hardcover. First Edition. Blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. Penned ownership information to endpapers. Pencil notations in margins of mulitple pages. Minor browning to margins. In light blue and white dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Chipping and wear to edges of jacket. Light rubbing / soiling to jacket. 415 pages. EDU/070920. Very Good / Very Good.
Westminster, MD: The Newman Press, 1950. Hardcover. Uncommon. "The establishment in 1924 of a liberal arts college for women at Chestnut Hill crowns the educational achievements of teh Sisters of St. Joseph. This book should attract attention of all who are interested in the development of American education adn especially those interested in the history of Catholic education in the United States. Its direct, incisive style and conscientious documentation recommend it to the historian while its account of the truly great achievements inaugurated by a few brave women will give the story a charm for the general reader" (jacket). Ex-library with call number sticker to spine panel of jacket, sticker to endpaper, and call number to title page. Clean otherwise. Bound in blue cloth boards with gilt title to spine. In purple dust jacket with white title to spine and front panels. Rubbing to jacket and wear to edges. Front flap is partially detached. (Jacket is now protected in a removable plastic cover.) Illustrated. 380 pages. REL/070920. Very Good / Very Good.
Limerick, Ireland: Mungret College, 1902-1907. Hardcover. The yearbook for Mungret College, a Jesuit school near Limerick, Ireland, which was open from 1882 through 194. It also served as a small secondary school with about 200 boarders. This collection includes several songs and/or articles in Gaelic; however, most of the text is in English. Photographic illustrations and articles about the school, town of Limerick, students, and staff are included. Each of the five included annual issues has about 70 pages. Bound in three quarter red leather over black cloth boards with gilt title to spine and front cover. Both hinges are cracked and the boards are a bit loose, but remain attached. Writing in pen to front free endpaper, and occasional smudge marks to margins, but clean overall. One page is torn down the middle and half of the page (which had an illustration) is no longer present. An interesting look into the history of this small Irish school. Size: Quarto. EDU/061820. Good.