First annual report of the society for promotion manual labor in literary institutions, including the report of their general agent
New York: S.W. Benedict & Co., 1833. Paperback. viii + 120p., 6x9 inch leaves; disbound with the first few and last few pages loose, edges chipped and somewhat worn, unevenly toned, a few speckles of foxing, else good.
Report by the noted antislavery advocate Theodore Weld describing "manual labor," for the dual purpose of enabling poor students to secure higher education with little to no cost in exchange for labor. Today, this program is known as Work Studies in American colleges.
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