Common Schools of Pennsylvania Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

Common Schools of Pennsylvania Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction

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Common Schools of Pennsylvania: Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction was submitted to Governor Henry Hoyt of Pennsylvania by Superintendent J.P. Wickersham in January 1880. This state mandated 133 page report contains a series of tables that show the financial assets and liabilities for each school district, as well as their capital and physical resources. It also contains statistics on the number of teachers, size of the student population, and graduation rates for the year ending June 1,1879. The report contains the signature of Peter Hoffer.
The dark brown cover is stamped with the name of the state printer and binder Lane S. Hart, based in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
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United States: Pennsylvania, Harrisburg
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paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
overall: 9 1/2 in x 6 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 24.13 cm x 16.51 cm x 1.905 cm
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The Dr. Richard Lodish American School Collection
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National Museum of American History
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