The Negro Problem

Published: 1903
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,460 / 115 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 50.4
LoC Category: J
Downloads: 2,485
Added to site: 2005.02.15
mnybks.net#: 9622
Origin: gutenberg.org
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has kept in mind--and this I think should be the policy of all industrial schools--fitting students for occupations which would be open to them in their home communities. Some years ago we noted the fact that there was beginning to be a demand in the South for men to operate dairies in a skillful, modern manner. We opened a dairy department in connection with the school, where a number of young men could have instruction in the latest and most scientific methods of dairy work. At present we have calls--mainly from Southern white men--for twice as many dairymen as we are able to supply. What is equally satisfactory, the reports which come to us indicate that our young men are giving the highest satisfaction and are fast changing and improving the dairy product in the communities into which they go. I use the dairy here as an example. What I have said of this is equally true of many of the other industries which we teach. Aside from the economic value of this work I cannot but believe, and my observation confir

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