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A Program Of Improvement For Union County Kentucky Schools, Thomas Fortenbery Aug 1945

A Program Of Improvement For Union County Kentucky Schools, Thomas Fortenbery

Masters Theses & Specialist Projects

The problem presented in a Program of Improvement for Union County Schools deals primarily with future school buildings. The problem is threefold:

  1. The location of future school buildings must be determined in the light of population trends and economic developments.
  2. The size of the buildings must be determined.
  3. A plan to finance the program must be developed.


The Negro In California Before 1890, A. Odell Thurman Jan 1945

The Negro In California Before 1890, A. Odell Thurman

University of the Pacific Theses and Dissertations

Because so little has been written concerning the Negro in California and because the dynamic and romantic sequences in the development of this country have always interested me, I have become interested in knowing what part the Negro, free and slave, played in this panorama of events. Were there Negroes with early expeditions? To what extent did they migrate to the West when "gold fever" had become a nation-wide epidemic? Did they find gold? Where did they settle? What did they do? What difficulty did they encounter politically, socially, and economically? These are questions that have filled my mind, and ...