Thursday, December 11, 2008

Teacher's College Household and Industrial Arts Reading Room

The days are gone. This is from when a book plate from a major university would note the value of manual training in schools. Teacher's College, part of Columbia University, was once a significant home for the manual training movement in the US, and the hands were once noted as essential to education. That was before we decided that the efficient processing of students through the system was more important than their growth and character.

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