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Teaching: “That Which Relieves Their Hunger”

Stephanie Y. Evans

in Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850–1954: An Intellectual History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032689
eISBN:
9780813039299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032689.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the increasing demand for teachers between the Civil War and World War I, when the majority of people hungered for knowledge and education. In this period, most of the American ... More


Advanced Education

Richard Archer

in Jim Crow North: The Struggle for Equal Rights in Antebellum New England

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190676643
eISBN:
9780190676674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190676643.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century, Political History

People of European descent and of African descent who struggled for equal rights agreed that education, including higher education, was essential for black advancement. When white reformers in the ... More


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