This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 edition. Excerpt: ...(8) Under the auspices of the Hale House, instruction in manual training, cooking, sewing and drawing is given to a large number of boys and girls. (9) The Worcester Domestic Science School, at Worcester, is the outgrowth of the Oread Institute, now closed. In addition to the regular instruction there is a normal course. L.+B., $10,000; E., $5,000. (10) The Farm and Trades School, located on Thompson's Island, Boston, admits poor boys between the ages of ten and fourteen. Agriculture, manual training and printing are among the subjects taught. S., 100; L.+B., $372,129; E., $29,570; M., $29,000. (11) The industrial classes of the Y. M. C. A. and the Y. W. C. A., especially at Boston, but also throughout the State, are largely attended. Other institutions giving some industrial or manual training are: The People's Institute, the Boys' Institute of Industry, the Hebrew Industrial School, the School" of the Museum of Fine Arts, the Coyne School and the McDowell Millinery and Dressmaking Schools of Boston, the South End Industrial School, of Roxbury; the Apprentice School of the General Electric Company, at Lynn, and the American Steel and Wire Company's School, at Worcester. MICHIGAN. Manual Training and Industrial Education.--Without special State support, manual training has been introduced into the public schools of all of the principal cities and towns, and many of the smaller municipalities. A few rural high schools have been established in townships where there are no graded schools, and these institutions usually include manual training, domestic science and the elements of agriculture in their courses of study. A State law of 1907 authorizes the establishment of "county schools of agriculture and domestic economy" (one in each...
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