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Journal of Proceedings and Addresses (Paperback) Loot Price: R436
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Journal of Proceedings and Addresses (Paperback): National Educational Association (U.S.), National Educational Association

Journal of Proceedings and Addresses (Paperback)

National Educational Association (U.S.), National Educational Association

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: struction of the city of Chicago, and to you the official Representative of public education of Cook count)-, which is so fortunate as to include in its fold this great city of the Northwest, I would tender in the name and on behalf of the National Educational Association our sincere and grateful acknowledgements for your eloquent words of greeting and welcome, and through you as their honored representatives, to the citizens of the State, county, and city in which we are gathered. We appreciate heartily the spirit of the generous and liberal hospitality that prompted you to invite the Association to gather here the present year. Some of us, older members of the Association, have pleasant memories of the welcome extended to this body twenty-four years ago, in August of 18G3, at a time when the nation was in the midst of a gigantic struggle for its perpetuity. The sessions were held in Bryan Hall, and we remember the glowing words of welcome that fell from the lips of the late William H. Wells, then superintendent of the public schools of Chicago, and the fitting response of the lamented John D. Philbrick, the president of the Association for that year. He then spoke of this city as "the miracle of this continent;" and its phenomenally rapid growth, matchless enterprise, and marvellous development of material and intellectual activities since that date, excelling even ancient Carthage in its palmiest days, justifies us in pronouncing it the '' miracles of miracles " of this century. There came from the East alone over six hundred persons to attend that meeting, the largest the Association had ever held until it came, in 1884, to Madison, Wis., under the presidency of another gallant leader from the old Bay State, where the attendance was much larger than in Chicago, in 18o. We are...


Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: National Educational Association (U.S.) • National Educational Association
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 19mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 354
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-85689-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 0-217-85689-6
Barcode: 9780217856898

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