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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 83

56. Clarence H. Poe, “Should Southern Whites Aid Negro Schools? A Southerner’s View,” Outlook (August 23, 1902): 1010-13.

Reaction to a proposal that would divide funds for public schools proportionally on the basis of taxes paid. The author argues that society has both a responsibility and a self-interest in educating all of its citizens, regardless of how much a particular class of citizens may contribute to the school fund.