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作者 Thurston, Marie Pannell
書名 St. Philip's College : A Point of Pride on San Antonio's Eastside
出版項 College Station : Texas A&M University Press, 2013
©2013
國際標準書號 9781623490010 (electronic bk.)
9781603449755
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說明 1 online resource (250 pages)
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系列 Peoples and Cultures of Texas, Sponsored by Texas A&M University-San Antonio
Peoples and Cultures of Texas, Sponsored by Texas A&M University-San Antonio
附註 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, 1950s -- 15 Learning to Adjust: Students and Faculty from the 1960s -- 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 Artists -- Appendix E: Interviewees. -- Appendix F: History of the College President's Lecture Series -- Notes -- Index -- Color photo gallery
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 remaining historically black junior colleges in the country, St. Philip's, whose student body is no longer predominantly black, has also been designated a Hispanic-serving institution, one of few schools to bear both designations. Known by many as "the school that love built," St. Philip's College claimed in its 1932 catalog, "There is perhaps as much romance surrounding the development of St. Philip's Junior College as there is of the 'Alamo City' in which it is located." That love story, also containing dominant strains of sacrifice, scarcity, creativity, determination, and pride, finds its full expression in this history by Marie Pannell Thurston. Based on archival research and extensive interviews with current and former alumni, faculty, and friends, St. Philip's College presents the heartwarming and inspiring record of a school, the community that nurtures it, and the collective pride in what the institution and its graduates have accomplished
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
鏈接 Print version: Thurston, Marie Pannell St. Philip's College : A Point of Pride on San Antonio's Eastside College Station : Texas A&M University Press,c2013 9781603449755
主題 St. Philip's College -- History.;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
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