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Roberts Vaux Broadside
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Roberts Vaux Broadside

Roberts Vaux Grammar School,

Wood Street, Above Eleventh Street

To Parents and all others interested in the cause of
POPULAR EDUCATION.

A Meeting will be held in the School Building on Thursday Evening, May 29th, 1879 at 8 o’clock, at which time the subject of Education and the claims of the

ROBERTS VAUX SCHOOLS will be presented to the public.

Addresses will be made by

Robert H. Hinckley, Jr. Esq.

Isaiah C. Wears, Esq.

And by Members of the Board of Directors, 14th School Section.

All are earnestly invited.

                                J.C. White, Jr.

                                Principal

Philada., May 26th, 1879

Background Information

This broadside advertises an information session for parents interested in sending their child to the Roberts Vaux School. Jacob C. White, Jr., Principal of the Vaux School, had the broadside published.

Image: "American Negro Historical Society, 1876-1899," Leon Gardiner Collection [0008B], Historical Society of Pennsylvania.

Link: http://digitallibrary.hsp.org/index.php/Detail/Object/Show/object_id/12369


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