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Gyokkashi eimo

Gyokkashi eimo

Print shows Gyokkashi Eimo, a young girl with a talent for calligraphy, and a young woman, her writing instructor, sitting next to a low table; fans and brushes hang in the background, more fans lie on the floo... more

Pro forma, or an examination in the public schools at Ox-d for a degree

Pro forma, or an examination in the public schools at Ox-d for a degre...

Print shows three Oxford(?) students seated in the center with perplexed expressions on their faces, from right and left professors address them; in the foreground, a dog urinates on a text open to Aristotle. T... more

Lexington lottery, second class. Authorized by law of the state of Virginia. This ticket, on payment of five dollars, will entitle the bearer to such prize as may be drawn to its number, if demanded within twelve months. Subject to a education o

Lexington lottery, second class. Authorized by law of the state of Vir...

4 tickets. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 181, Folder 25.

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. N bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Das allegrösste Bilder ABC. N bei Winckelmann & Söhne in Berlin

Print shows the letter "N" formed by a man, an acrobat, leaning back and supporting himself with two swords, with his feet resting on a small ball and balancing on his toes a sword with a plate on top, with exa... more

Les quatre éléments. Louis était un enfant léger qui n'apportait aucume application à l'étude; ...

Les quatre éléments. Louis était un enfant léger qui n'apportait aucum...

French comic strip shows a young boy, "Louis," who decides to apply himself at school after unfortunate experiences with the four elements. Louis learns about fire by getting burned while working for a baker; a... more

Lancasterian institute. Having succeeded, by a series of long-continued and personal experiments, in effecting an important improvement in education, I am anxious to extend its knowledge over the Union, that all teachers and parents may share it

Lancasterian institute. Having succeeded, by a series of long-continue...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 153, Folder 39a.

School house, Tappan / painted by Robert W. Weir ; engraved on steel by James Smillie.

School house, Tappan / painted by Robert W. Weir ; engraved on steel b...

Print shows children departing a rural school house in Tappan, New York.

Ichi

Ichi

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, facing right, a parasol lying on the ground next to her and a book on women's moral education depicted behind her.

U.S. Reports: Vidal et al. v. Girard's Executors, 43 U.S. (2 How) 127 (1844)

U.S. Reports: Vidal et al. v. Girard's Executors, 43 U.S. (2 How) 127 ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 43; Howard Volume 2; January Term, 1844; Francois Fenelon Vidal, John F. Girard, and others, Citizens and Subjects of the Monarchy of France, and Henry Stump, Complainants and A... more

Writing and book-keeping academy! In a lady's education, a plain, easy and graceful hand writing, is a mark of neatness and delicacy of taste ... Messrs. Wheeler & Thwing, have the pleasure of informing the ladies and gentlemen of this City, tha

Writing and book-keeping academy! In a lady's education, a plain, easy...

Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 58, Folder 17.

Education inclined / / designed & executed by TLB 9th mo 11th 1845 in 90 min

Education inclined / / designed & executed by TLB 9th mo 11th 1845 in ...

Elaborate pen calligraphy surrounding a wood-engraving of a raft with a tent and campfire floating on a river, perhaps an image of Huck Finn.

The political and military reformer. Devoted to the support of truly Republican principles -- of a well disciplined militia -- of an American system of education, and of sound literature and science. [Prospectus] January 30, 1846. [s. l.]

The political and military reformer. Devoted to the support of truly R...

Prospectus. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 8, Folder 15.

St. Mary's Hall / lith. of T. Sinclair, Phila.

St. Mary's Hall / lith. of T. Sinclair, Phila.

Print shows an exterior view of St. Mary's Hall from the Delaware River, with stone retaining wall along the river, trees on the lawn and the building at center, reflected in the river.

Print speciman of diploma for Fort Valley Female Seminary, Houston County, Georgia A. Kollner lith. eng. Phila

Print speciman of diploma for Fort Valley Female Seminary, Houston Cou...

Illustration shows diploma decorated with vignette. Title devised by Library staff. Illus. in: Lithography, engraving and printing establishment of Augs. Kollner : designer, engraver & lithographer, copperplate... more

Dancing, as a means of physical education; with remarks on deformities, and their prevention and cure.

Dancing, as a means of physical education; with remarks on deformities...

In her strong defense of dance and its application to female physical education, Mrs. Webster declares that dancing as exercise "is the very best safeguard against the evils of over mental education." While sh... more

U.S. Reports: Executors of McDonogh et al. v. Murdoch et al., 56 U.S. (15 How.) 367 (1854)

U.S. Reports: Executors of McDonogh et al. v. Murdoch et al., 56 U.S. ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 56; Howard Volume 15; December Term, 1853; Executors of John McDonogh, deceased, and others, v. Mary Murdoch and others, Heirs of John McDonogh, deceased, The

An evening at Oakland. Romance, composed & respectfully dedicated to the senior class of 1860, of Oakland Female Institute, by Thomas O'Neill / M. Whatley ; T. Sinclair's Lith, Philada.

An evening at Oakland. Romance, composed & respectfully dedicated to t...

Print shows a view from the street of a large white building, the Oakland Female Institute, on the top of a hill, with sidewalk, pedestrians, and parkland in the foreground.

[The Waltham Bank fifty dollar private bank note proof]

[The Waltham Bank fifty dollar private bank note proof]

Print shows vignettes of women symbolizing knowledge and medicine in front of a factory; a Native American man; and a man filing metal.

U.S. Reports: Congdon, et al. and Tennessee Mining Company vs. Goodman and Bledsoe, 67 U.S. (2 Black) 574 (1862)

U.S. Reports: Congdon, et al. and Tennessee Mining Company vs. Goodman...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 67; Black Volume 2; December Term, 1862; Congdon, et al. and Tennessee Mining Company vs. Goodman and Bledsoe

U.S. Reports: State of Minnesota v. Bachelder, 68 U.S. (1 Wall.) 109 (1864)

U.S. Reports: State of Minnesota v. Bachelder, 68 U.S. (1 Wall.) 109 (...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 68; Wallace Volume 1; December Term, 1863; State of Minnesota v. Bachelder, The

[Capitol, detail of "Progress of Civilization," Thomas Crawford; east front pediment, Senate]

[Capitol, detail of "Progress of Civilization," Thomas Crawford; east ...

Photograph shows detail of schoolmaster and child from Thomas Crawford's Progress of Civilization in the pediment over the east entrance to the Senate wing of the U.S. Capitol In album: Benjamin Brown French "P... more

Union and liberty! And union and slavery!

Union and liberty! And union and slavery!

An anti-McClellan broadside, contrasting Republican candidate Abraham Lincoln's advocacy of equality and free labor in the North to Democratic opponent McClellan's alleged support of the Southern slave system. ... more

View of transparency in front of headquarters of Supervisory Committee for Recruiting Colored Regiments . . .

View of transparency in front of headquarters of Supervisory Committee...

A representation of an enormous illuminated transparency displayed on thefacade of the federal recruiting office for Negro troops on Chestnut Street in Philadelphia on November 1, 1864. The display celebrated t... more

Musul'manskaia shkola Uroki chistopisaniia

Musul'manskaia shkola Uroki chistopisaniia

Photograph shows two boys practicing handwriting. Illus. in: Turkestanskii al'bom, chast' ėtnograficheskaia, 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 1, p. 67. Title from item.

Musul'manskaia shkola Shkol'nyi obriad (aliamnashra)

Musul'manskaia shkola Shkol'nyi obriad (aliamnashra)

Illus. in: Turkestanskii al'bom, chast' ėtnograficheskaia, 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 1, p. 67. Title from item. "Aliamnashra" translated from Arabic as: regular school custom.

Zaravshanskii okrug. Vyslushivanie urokov

Zaravshanskii okrug. Vyslushivanie urokov

Photograph shows a Jewish man handing books to young boys.

Musul'manskaia shkola Vyslushivanie uroka

Musul'manskaia shkola Vyslushivanie uroka

Illus. in: Turkestanskii al'bom, chast' ėtnograficheskaia, 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 1, p. 67. Title from item.

Musul'manskaia shkola Shkola (mekteb-khane)

Musul'manskaia shkola Shkola (mekteb-khane)

Photograph shows students seated outdoors gathered around a teacher.

Musul'manskaia shkola Nakazanie (falak) [sic]

Musul'manskaia shkola Nakazanie (falak) [sic]

Photograph shows a group of boys seated in a circle. Two boys are using a pole to hold up the feet of another boy who is to be punished by a man with a cane whip. Illus. in: Turkestanskii al'bom, chast' ėtnogra... more

Zaravshanskii okrug. Pervye uroki

Zaravshanskii okrug. Pervye uroki

Photograph shows a Jewish (?) man with a young boy who is reading a book.

Zaravshanskii okrug. Urok chistopisaniia

Zaravshanskii okrug. Urok chistopisaniia

Photograph shows a Jewish man surrounded by four young boys.

Zaravshanskii okrug. Evreiskaia shkola v g. Samarkandie

Zaravshanskii okrug. Evreiskaia shkola v g. Samarkandie

Title from item. Illus. in: Turkestanskīĭ alʹbom, chastʹ ėtnograficheskai︠a︡..., 1871-1872, part 2, vol. 1, pl. 78.

"Uncle Tom" and his grandchild / W. Jewett.

"Uncle Tom" and his grandchild / W. Jewett.

Illustration showing an African American man seated outside a log cabin, being taught to read by his racially mixed granddaughter. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, no. 514 (1866 Nov. 3), cover (p. 689). Title... more

"Zion" school for colored children, Charleston, South Carolina / from a sketch by A.R. Waud.

"Zion" school for colored children, Charleston, South Carolina / from ...

Teachers and students in classroom. Illus. in: Harper's weekly, v. 10, 1866 Dec. 15, p. 797.

U.S. Reports: Public Schools v. Walker, 76 U.S. (9 Wall.) 282 (1869)

U.S. Reports: Public Schools v. Walker, 76 U.S. (9 Wall.) 282 (1869)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 76; Wallace Volume 9; December Term, 1869; Public Schools v. Walker

New York City - Medical College for Women, East Twelfth Street and Second Avenue - the anatomical lecture room

New York City - Medical College for Women, East Twelfth Street and Sec...

Print shows female medical students attending an anatomy lecture. Illus. in: Frank Leslie's illustrated newspaper, vol. 30 (1870 April 16), p. 72. Title from item.

U.S. Reports: Pennsylvania College Cases, 80 U.S. (13 Wall.) 190 (1872)

U.S. Reports: Pennsylvania College Cases, 80 U.S. (13 Wall.) 190 (1872...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 80; Wallace Volume 13; December Term, 1871; Pennsylvania College Cases

Civil service reform. Mr. Curtis's scheme considered.- Collegiate education as a test for office.- The Republican party opposed to Democrats for office- A reply to an article in Harper's weekly with some observations on the report of the Civil S

Civil service reform. Mr. Curtis's scheme considered.- Collegiate educ...

Civil service reform. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 206, Folder 24.

The mysteries of science

The mysteries of science

Print shows a young woman sitting on a bench, holding a young girl on her lap, with papers on which are printed the letters of the alphabet; a potted plant sits on a shelf to the left. D2659 U.S. Copyright Offi... more

The mysteries of science

The mysteries of science

C265902 U.S. Copyright Office. General information about the Popular and Applied Graphic Art print materials is available at: https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.pga Title information compiled by Junior Fellows, 200... more

U.S. Reports: Hepburn v. The School Directors, 90 U.S. (23 Wall.) 480 (1875)

U.S. Reports: Hepburn v. The School Directors, 90 U.S. (23 Wall.) 480 ...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 90; Wallace Volume 23; October Term, 1874; Hepburn v. The School Directors

L'education d'un prince

L'education d'un prince

G6078 U.S. Copyright Office. This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Girardet, Ed.

Tilden's "Wolf at the door, gaunt and hungry" - Don't let him in / Th. Nast.

Tilden's "Wolf at the door, gaunt and hungry" - Don't let him in / Th....

Children trying to keep wolf, with collar "Democrat", and tag, "foreign Roman church," out of door with sign "The public-school system is the bulwark of the American republic and for its security the applicatio... more

Gov't. Building, Dep't. of Education

Gov't. Building, Dep't. of Education

Exhibit showing model buildings, including Franklin School, Washington, D.C., in foreground at the International Exhibition in Philadelphia, 1876.

U.S. Reports: Beecher v. Wetherby, 95 U.S. 517 (1877)

U.S. Reports: Beecher v. Wetherby, 95 U.S. 517 (1877)

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 95; October Term, 1877; Beecher v. Wetherby

[An old man, possibly a monk or scholar, seated a low table writing on scroll with brush]

[An old man, possibly a monk or scholar, seated a low table writing on...

Title from item. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Education" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collection. Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Learning to write

Learning to write

Drawing shows a boy, seated at a low table, writing with a brush. Title from item. Japanese text appears on the right, outside the image box. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: [K]ano Dec.... more

Soroban (counting frames)

Soroban (counting frames)

Drawing shows an abacus. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower left corner of paper mount: Kano Nov. 1878. From the "Education" series. Gift; Mrs. David Murray; 1909. Forms part of: David Murray collect... more

Writing brushes

Writing brushes

Drawing shows several types of broad and fine writing brushes. Title from item. Japanese text, possibly identifying the types of brushes, appears on the right, outside the image box. Unsigned, possibly by Kano,... more

Ink, ink stone and water pot

Ink, ink stone and water pot

Drawing shows a tray for mixing ink and water, bar of ink, and a small water pot. Title from item. Japanese text appears on the left, outside the image box. Unsigned, possibly by Kano, 1878. From the "Education... more

Sioux boys as they arrived at the Indian Training School at Carlisle Barracks, Oct 5th 1879

Sioux boys as they arrived at the Indian Training School at Carlisle B...

Photograph shows a large group of boys posed on in front of a school building. No. 1. Title from item.

[Students, private school Şemsülmekâtib] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Students, private school Şemsülmekâtib] / Abdullah Frères, photograph...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 2. In album: Student portraits, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Imperial high school Şam-i Şerif Mekteb-i İdadi-yi, Damascus]

[Imperial high school Şam-i Şerif Mekteb-i İdadi-yi, Damascus]

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 3. In album: Imperial schools, architectural plans and student portraits, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collecti... more

[The school for the deaf] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

[The school for the deaf] / Abdullah Frères, Constantinople.

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 9. In album: Schools, libraries, student and teacher portraits, Istanbul and environs, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hami... more

[Students of Mekteb-i Sultani] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Constantinople.

[Students of Mekteb-i Sultani] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Constantinopl...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 1. School is now called Galatasaray Lisesi. In album: Mekteb-i Sultani, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire, with student portraits, buildi... more

U.S. Reports: Mining Co. v. Consolidated Mining Co., 102 U.S. 167 (1880)

U.S. Reports: Mining Co. v. Consolidated Mining Co., 102 U.S. 167 (188...

Description: U.S. Reports Volume 102; October Term, 1880; Mining Company v. Consolidated Mining Company

[Students, elementary teacher seminary] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Students, elementary teacher seminary] / Abdullah Frères, photographe...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 24. In album: Student portraits, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Students, Zühtü Paşa School] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Students, Zühtü Paşa School] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 23. In album: Student portraits, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Middle school for girls Aksaray İnas Ruşdiyesi] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Middle school for girls Aksaray İnas Ruşdiyesi] / Abdullah Frères, ph...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 18. In album: Schools, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Private school, Medrese-yi Edebiye] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Private school, Medrese-yi Edebiye] / Abdullah Frères, photographes d...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 5. In album: Schools, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Middle school Kaptanpaşa Mekteb-i Ruşdiyesi] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Middle school Kaptanpaşa Mekteb-i Ruşdiyesi] / Abdullah Frères, photo...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 7. In album: Schools, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Middle school for girls Sultan Ahmed İnas Ruşdiyesi] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Middle school for girls Sultan Ahmed İnas Ruşdiyesi] / Abdullah Frère...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 13. In album: Schools, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Central middle school, Üsküdar] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Central middle school, Üsküdar] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S....

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 9. In album: Schools, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[A group photograph of the students of Feyziye school in Tophane] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Constantinople.

[A group photograph of the students of Feyziye school in Tophane] / Ab...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 16. In album: Schools, libraries, student and teacher portraits, Istanbul and environs, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Ham... more

[Private school Mekteb-i Osmani] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Private school Mekteb-i Osmani] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S....

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 24. In album: Schools, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Private school Darüt-Talim] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Private school Darüt-Talim] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I....

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 1. In album: Schools, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Students, private school Rehber-i Marifet Mektebi] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Students, private school Rehber-i Marifet Mektebi] / Abdullah Frères,...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. In album: Portraits of schoolgirls, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Students, college for high school teachers] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Students, college for high school teachers] / Abdullah Frères, photog...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 21. In album: Student portraits, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Students, central middle and elementary schools, Galata] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Students, central middle and elementary schools, Galata] / Abdullah F...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 20. In album: Student portraits, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Private school, Menba-yi Füyuzat-i Hamidiye / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Private school, Menba-yi Füyuzat-i Hamidiye / Abdullah Frères, photog...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 7. In album: Schools, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[Students, school Mekteb-i Hamidiye] / Abdullah Frères, photographes de S.M.I. le Sultan.

[Students, school Mekteb-i Hamidiye] / Abdullah Frères, photographes d...

Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 13. In album: Student portraits, Istanbul, Ottoman Empire. Forms part of: Abdul-Hamid II Collection (Library of Congress).

[The Sultan Ahmed middle school for girls] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., Constantinople.

[The Sultan Ahmed middle school for girls] / Abdullah Frères, Phot., C...

Girls' school, with lattice screens on windows. Title translated from album caption. Captioned in Ottoman Turkish and French. No. 1. In album: Schools, libraries, student and teacher portraits, Istanbul and env... more