Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-238) and index
Foreword / by Louis R. Harlan. -- Acknowledgments. -- Introduction. -- The African American agenda for education. -- Ogdenism and its enemies. -- The education of a philanthropist: William H. Baldwin, Jr., 1898-1905. -- The general education board's choices. -- The founding of the American Church Institute for Negroes, 1906-1914. -- The triumph of the South: Robert W. Patton and the ACIN. -- The transformation of Northern philanthropy for Black South.