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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 11

3. Benjamin C. Bacon, Colored School Statistics. To the Board of Education of the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, &c. (Philadelphia: Moran, Sickles & Co., [1853?]). (4 p.)

Report of condition of schools in Philadelphia for black students. Five public schools, seven charity schools, and two schools connected with benevolent institutions (the House of Refuge and the Orphans’ Shelter) were inspected. The report ends with recommendations for improving the education of African American children in the city.