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The Southern Workman Volume 44, Nos. 7-10 (Paperback) Loot Price: R780 Discovery Miles 7 800
The Southern Workman Volume 44, Nos. 7-10 (Paperback): Books Group
The Southern Workman Volume 44, Nos. 7-10 (Paperback): Books Group

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 Excerpt: ...clubs and associations in the North returned in time for the annual meeting of the National Hampton Association, an account of whose proceedings will appear in a later issue. One of the most interesting features of Anniversary is the battalion drill and march to dinner. The cadets march to dinner six days in each week during the school year, but it is only at the Anniversary season that the girls and the Whittier children fall in behind them. At this drill the Senior captain who learned to read in a leaky schoolhouse was seen skilfully putting his company through maneuvers, and the blacksmith who could lengthen a horse's stride six inches appeared as an efficient and soldierly first lieutenant. The Whittier children followed the line of cadets, and after them marched the girls, in light gingham or percale dresses which they themselves had made. After listening to the singing of the Hampton grace and inspecting the kitchens, where student cooks were cutting great sheets of corn bread into squares and serving stew from enormous iron kettles, the visitors passed to the various places where luncheon had been prepared for them. To the third chapter of Hampton's story--glimpses of graduates--belonged two addresses delivered at the Anniversary exercises proper, held in the Gymnasium on Friday afternoon. Thomas J. Edwards was graduated from Hampton in 1905 with a wheelwright's certificate and an academic diploma. He is now superintendent of the Negro Boys' Reformatory at Hanover, Virginia. In the intervening ten years he has acted as "financial secretary" in the Topeka, Kansas, Industrial Institute--the "Western Tuskegee "--has worked in a wheelwright shop and in a livery stable, has taught his trade for two years at Tuskegee Institute, has supe...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Books Group
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 15mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 274
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-28068-3
Barcode: 9781231280683
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-231-28068-9

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