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Private Institution For The Education Of Feeble-Minded Youth. Barre, Massachusetts. Twenty-Fifth Biennial Report
At first in our private school we realized little educational or happifying influence from out-door occupation, as mothers feared their sons would be over-taxed, or were unwilling to have them engage in any duty judged menial from their social position. Now that manual training has gained its rightful position on the scholastic schedule, partly through the writings of Seguin, and largely the proving its value in schools for defectives, it is no longer criticised, but the education of the hand before the brain receives the primal consideration as its rightful due....
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Title: Private Institution For The Education Of Feeble-Minded Youth. Barre, Massachusetts. Twenty-Fifth Biennial Report
Creator: n/a
Date: 1898
Format: Pamphlet
Publisher: Charles E. Rogers, Barre, Mass.
Source: Barre Historical Society
Keywords: Asylums; BicÍtre; Biography; Children; Cognitive Disability; Death; Doctors; Edouard Seguin; Education; Educational Institutions; Employment; Exercise; Family; Feeblemindedness; George Brown; Government; Hervey B. Wilbur; Horace Mann; Idiocy; Institution For Imbeciles & Idiots; Institutions; Labor; Legislation; Massachusetts; Medical Professionals; Medicine; Medicine & Science; Memorials; New York State Asylum For Idiots; Parenting; Physiological Training; Samuel Gridley Howe; Schools; Social Welfare & Communities; Work
Topics: Institutions, Organizations & Corporations


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- Der Platz (still)
- East Division (still)
- Elm Hill (still)
- George Brown, M.D. (still)
- North Division For Girls (still)
- Private Institution For The Education Of Feeble-Minded Youth. Barre, Massachusetts. Twenty-Fifth Biennial Report (doc)
- Shop And Gymnasium (still)
- View Of Elm Hill (still)