Early Vision of Semple, Swett Realized in Broad, Firm Educational System


Subject:
California: Education , Public Schools

Description:
A brief early history of California public schools written in 1925 by William Christopher Wood, the State Superintendent of Public Instruction. Includes information about Robert Semple, delegate in the first Constitutional Convention of California in 1849, John Swett, who became superintendent of public instruction in 1863, and descriptions of early schools in California, such as "the first school for American children in California" opened in 1846. From the Virtual Museum of the City of San Francisco.

Creator:
Wood, Will C.

Publisher:
sfmuseum.org

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.sfmuseum.org/hist3/schools.html


PID= res:lii-19523