Colored School Children in New York by Frances Blascoer; Edited by Eleanor Hope Johnson. Frances Blascoer.
Colored School Children in New York by Frances Blascoer; Edited by Eleanor Hope Johnson

Colored School Children in New York by Frances Blascoer; Edited by Eleanor Hope Johnson

New York: Negro Universities Press, 1970. Hardcover. vii, [1], 176 p.: tables; 22 cm. Brown cloth with gilt spine title. No dust jacket, as issued. First published in 1915 by the Public Education Association of the City of New York. Frances Helen Blascoer (1873-1938) was born into a a Sephardic Jewish family in Marshall, Wisc.; she went to Hawaii in 1912 to investigate the working conditions of Hawaiian women at the request of Ida Hope, president of the Board of Trustees of Ka'iolani Home for Girls in Honnolulu. The resulting report, The Industrial Condition of Women and Girls in Honolulu: A Social Study, was published in Nov. 1912. She produce this report on Black children in the New York City school system in 1915; she lived in China from 1917 to 1922. This report presents a detailed look at the situation of Black students in the city in the early 20th century. In Very Good Condition: cover lightly soiled; former owner's name on front free endpaper; endpaper gutters and that between pp. ii and iii, and 174 and 175 are darkened; otherwise, clean and tight. Very Good. Item #008058

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