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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 31

14. “Education of the Negro,” in Report of the Commissioner of Education for 1896-97 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1898), 2295-333.

Report as described by the title with several tables providing educational statistics for African Americans. A list of 176 black schools appears as an appendix. This table is broken out by state and provides the name of each school, its location, its religious affiliation, if any, the number of teachers by gender, and the number of students by gender enrolled in various courses of study (e.g., elementary, secondary, collegiate, etc.)