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NUMBER 37. ATLANTA, GEORGIA. MAY 1892. Atlanta University, Atlanta, Ga., Has 600 students in College, Normal College preparatory, Grammar, and Primary de partments, under 29 officers and teachers. Trains teachers and leaders of their race from among the sons and daughters of the Freedmen of the South. Gives industrial training in wood-work, iron-work, mechanical drawing, printing, farming, cooking, sewing, dressmaking, millinery, and laundry-work. Has sent out 225 graduates from College and Normal courses, nearly all of whom, together with hundreds of past under-graduates, are engaged in teaching and other useful work in Georgia and surrounding states. Owns four large brick buildings, on sixty acres of land, one mile from the centre of Atlanta, Ga., library of 7000 vols., apparatus and other equipment — all valued at not less than a quarter of a million dollars. Having no endowment (except about $27,000, mostly for special objects), the Institution requires at least $20,000 a year in donations from its friends to continue the work now in hand, and a fund of about $500,000 to put that work on a permanent basis. Annual scholarships of $40 each are asked for to provide for the tuition of one stu~ dent for one year. Subscriptions of $100 and upwards art solicited for general current expenses. Legacies for endowment or for current expenses are greatly desired. Remittances of donations or inquiries for further information may be addressed to Pres. Horace Bumstead, D. D. Atlanta, Ga. APRIL WEATHER REPORT. The mean barometer, reduced to sea level, was 30.128; the highest, 30.381 on the 7th. the lowest, 29. 768 on the 7th. The mean temperature was 59.0 ; the highest, 88 on the 18th ; the lowest, 32 on the 19th. The greatest daily range was 29 degrees on the 26th ; the least daily range was 4 degrees on the 20th. The total precipitation for the month was 4.75 inches, and there were 8 days on which rain fell. There were 4 cloudless days, 9 partly cloudy, and 7 cloudy days. The prevailing direction of the wind was from the Southeast. PROGRAM OF EXAMINATIONS AND TWENTY-THIRD ANNIVERSARY EXERCISES OF ATLANTA UNIVERSARY, 1892. Sunday, May 22. Ware Memorial Chapel IN STONE Hall. Baccalaureate Sermon BY Rev. A. H. Bradford, D. D., Montclair, N. J. Monday, May 23. ---------o--------- STONE HALL. 8.30 A. M., Devotions. 8.45—History—Jun. Mid. Nor. - - Miss Ellis. 9.15—Algebra—Jun. Nor., Jun. Prep. Miss Swift. 9.45—Virgil—Sen. Prep. - - - - Mr. Adams. 10.15—Recess. 10.30—Horticulture ----- Mr. Smith. 11.00—Physics—Sen. Prep., Sen. Mid. Nor. Mr. Webster. 11.30—Tusc. Disputations—Soph., Fresh. Mr. Adams, SOUTH HALL. 8.30 A. M. Devotions. 8.45—Arithmetic—Second Grade - Miss Abbot. 9.15—Geography—Fifth Grade - Miss Sands. 9.45—Language—First Grade - - Mrs. Chase. 10.15—Recess 10.30—Reading—Third Grade - - Miss Stowell. 11.00—Geography—Fourth Grade Miss. Thompson, 11.30—History—First Grade - - Miss Dustan. NORTH HALL. The Model School will have its regular work in its school room during the days of examination. Visitors will be welcome. Tuesday, May 24. ----------o---------- STONE HALL. 8.30 A. M., Devotions. 8.45—Cicero—Mid. Prep. - - - Mr. Adams. 9.15—Geometry—Sen. Prep., Sen. Mid. Nor. Miss Swift. 9.45—Physiology—Mid. Prep., Jun. Mid. Nor. Mr. Francis. 10.15—Recess. 10.30—Latin—Jun. Prep., Jun. Nor. - Miss Ellis. 11.00—Nursing—Senior Normals - Mrs. Burdick. 11.30—Civil Liberty—Jun. - - - Mr. Hincks. 12 M. —Intermission. 2 P. M. —Examination of Senior Normal Class, Mr. Webster and Miss Harrington.. SOUTH HALL. 8.30 A. M., Devotions. 8.45—Language—Fourth Grade Miss Thompson.. 9.15—Reading—Second Grade - Miss Stowell. 9.45—Arithmetic—First Grade - Miss Abbot. 10.15—Recess. 10.30—Geography—Third Grade - Miss Dustan. 11.00—Arithmetic—Fifth Grade - Miss Sands.. 11.30—Plants—Second Grade - - Mrs. Chase.. Tuesday, May 24, ----------o---------- Ware Memorial Chapel. 8 P. M. SPEAKING FOR QUIZ CLUB PRIZES. SUBJECT: The Best Methods of Removing The Disabilities of Caste from the Negro. speakers: James T. Hodges, '94. Albert B. Cooper, '96. James A. Bray, '93. James W. Johnson, '94. George A. Towns, '94. James R. Jones, '96. Nathaniel W. Collier, '94. Henry M. Porter, '93. The pieces delivered are selected from the whole number presented in a competition open to College, Normal, and Preparatory courses. Five prizes will be awarded of Thirty-five, Twenty-five, Fifteen, Ten, and Five dollars. The prizes will be awarded on an average of the marks given for the essays and the orations into which they are shortened. The former marks are made by the Quiz Club Committee in conjunction with a professor in Harvard University. Wednesday, May 25. ---------O--------- SOUTH HALL, 8.30 A. M. Devotions. 8.45—Rhetorical Exercises—Grades.
|Title||The bulletin of Atlanta University, 1892 no. 37|
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|Description||The bulletin of Atlanta University was a publication sent to faculty, friend and alumni of the institution; Telling of the institution's progress and present needs. This issue is May 1892, no. 37.|
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