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Rockefeller Brothers Fund The Pursuit of Excellence: Education and the Future of America

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09640.244 Author/Creator: Rockefeller Brothers Fund Place Written: New York, New York Type: Pamphlet Date: 1958 Pagination: 48 p. ; 22.8 x 15.2 cm.

Summary of Content: One pamphlet entitled, "The Pursuit of Excellence: Education and the Future of America," dated 1958. Item is a report prepared on education reform in the United States. Identifies issues within the system, different approaches to subjects taught in class and the misuse of talent. Encourages more support given to women and minorities.

Background Information: Printed as part of the Special Studies Project Report V, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, America At Mid-Century Series

People: Rockefeller, Nelson A.,1908-1979
Luce, Henry R., 1898-1967
Dickey, John. S., 1907-1991
Kissinger, Henry, 1923-

Historical Era: Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945

Subjects: PhilanthropistsEducation ReformEducation

Sub Era: The Great Depression

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