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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 31

15. “Education of the Colored Race,” in Report of the Commissioner of Education for 1897-98 (Washington, DC: Government Printing Office, 1899), 2479-506.

Report as described by the title consisting mostly of tables of educational statistics. Table 12 lists 161 schools for African Americans. 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.) Table 13 provides similar data for black professional and industrial training schools.