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St. Philip's College : A Point of Pride on San Antonio's Eastside

By: Thurston, Marie Pannell.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Peoples and Cultures of Texas, Sponsored by Texas A&M University-San Antonio: Publisher: College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (250 p.).ISBN: 9781623490010.Subject(s): African American schools -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History | African American universities and colleges -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History | African Americans -- Education -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History | Christian universities and colleges -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History | Community colleges -- Texas -- San Antonio -- History | St. Philip's College -- HistoryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: St. Philip's College : A Point of Pride on San Antonio's EastsideDDC classification: 378.764 | 378.764351 LOC classification: LC2803 .S36 T48 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Front Cover; Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1 1898 and Before.; 2 Coming to Texas; 3 Artemisia Bowden and St. Philip's Industrial School; 4 The Industrial Side of Education at St. Philip's School; 5 Four Acres and a New Home; 6 Struggling to Survive: The 1930s; 7 Oral History Interviews, 1930s; 8 An Awesome Responsibility: The 1940s; 9 The 1940s, Continued; 10 Students, Faculty, and Administrators from the 1940s.; 11 The Norris Years; 12 The Surprise Election of Garlington Jerome (G. J.) Sutton; 13 Integrating the Schools: The 1950s
14 Oral History Interviews, 1950s15 Learning to Adjust: Students and Faculty from the 1960s; Color photo gallery; 16 The Evening Division; 17 The Murphy Years, 1969-1984; 18 A Procession of Presidents, Era of Contention: The 1980s; 19 A Tumultuous, Progressive Time: The 1980s; 20 Poised for Change; 21 Keeping Watch: The 1990s.; 22 A New Year, A New Place: The 2000s; 23 A Brand New Leader and a Brand New Day; 24 Conclusion; Appendix A: Presidents of St. Philip's College, 1898-2012; Appendix B: Administrators of St. Philip's College, 1898-2012; Appendix C: Letter and Signatures
Appendix D: AT&T ArtistsAppendix E: Interviewees.; Appendix F: History of the College President's Lecture Series; Notes; Index
Summary: In 1898, St. Philip's Normal and Industrial School opened its doors in San Antonio, offering sewing classes for black girls. It was the inaugural effort in a program, founded by the West Texas diocese of the Episcopal Church, to educate and train former slaves and other African Americans in that city. Originally tied to St. Philip's Church, about three miles east of the downtown center, the school grew to offer high school and then junior college courses and eventually affiliated with the San Antonio Independent School District and San Antonio College. One of the few
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Front Cover; Contents; Series Editor's Foreword; Foreword; Preface; Introduction; 1 1898 and Before.; 2 Coming to Texas; 3 Artemisia Bowden and St. Philip's Industrial School; 4 The Industrial Side of Education at St. Philip's School; 5 Four Acres and a New Home; 6 Struggling to Survive: The 1930s; 7 Oral History Interviews, 1930s; 8 An Awesome Responsibility: The 1940s; 9 The 1940s, Continued; 10 Students, Faculty, and Administrators from the 1940s.; 11 The Norris Years; 12 The Surprise Election of Garlington Jerome (G. J.) Sutton; 13 Integrating the Schools: The 1950s

14 Oral History Interviews, 1950s15 Learning to Adjust: Students and Faculty from the 1960s; Color photo gallery; 16 The Evening Division; 17 The Murphy Years, 1969-1984; 18 A Procession of Presidents, Era of Contention: The 1980s; 19 A Tumultuous, Progressive Time: The 1980s; 20 Poised for Change; 21 Keeping Watch: The 1990s.; 22 A New Year, A New Place: The 2000s; 23 A Brand New Leader and a Brand New Day; 24 Conclusion; Appendix A: Presidents of St. Philip's College, 1898-2012; Appendix B: Administrators of St. Philip's College, 1898-2012; Appendix C: Letter and Signatures

Appendix D: AT&T ArtistsAppendix E: Interviewees.; Appendix F: History of the College President's Lecture Series; Notes; Index

In 1898, St. Philip's Normal and Industrial School opened its doors in San Antonio, offering sewing classes for black girls. It was the inaugural effort in a program, founded by the West Texas diocese of the Episcopal Church, to educate and train former slaves and other African Americans in that city. Originally tied to St. Philip's Church, about three miles east of the downtown center, the school grew to offer high school and then junior college courses and eventually affiliated with the San Antonio Independent School District and San Antonio College. One of the few

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