Test for Mr. Whitman's Fifth Grade Algebra Class


In the late nineteenth century, examinations given in elementary schools sometimes were printed on paper. This is one such test, a set of ten algebra problems given to the fifth grade students of Mr. C. S. Whitman on January 19, 1893. The collector of the test, L. Leland Locke, received his education in Pennsylvania and taught there and then in Brooklyn, New York.

Date Made: 1893

Location: Currently not on view

Subject: MathematicsEducation


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Credit Line: Gift of Grove City College

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2011.0129.11Accession Number: 2011.0129Catalog Number: 2011.0129.11

Object Name: test

Measurements: overall: .1 cm x 14.1 cm x 21.6 cm; 1/32 in x 5 9/16 in x 8 1/2 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-61e8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1408582

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