NUMBER 46. ATLANTA, GEORGIA. MAY, 1893. A tlanta University, A tlanta, Ga. Has 500 students in College, Normal College preparatory, Grammar, and Primary departments, 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, laundry-work, and nursing the sick. Has sent out 250 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 seventy acres of land, one mile from the centre of Atlanta, Ga., library of 8,000 vols., apparatus and other equipment—all valued at not less than a quarter of a million dollars. Having no endowment (except about 33,000, mostly for special objects), the Institution requires at least $25,000 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 student for one year. Subscriptions of $100 and upwards are 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 30.074; the highest, 30.253 on the 17th, the lowest, 29.552 on the 24th. The mean temperature was 64.2; the highest, 84 on the 29th; the lowest, 39 on the 16th. The greatest daily range was 31 degrees on the 16th ; the least daily range was 6 degrees on the 12th. The total precipitation for the month was 2.48 inches, and there were 11 days on which rain fell. There were 18 cloudless days, 7 partly cloudy, and 5 cloudy days. The prevailing direction of the wind was from the Southwest. PROGRAM OF EXAMINATIONS AND TWENTY-FOURTH ANNIVERSARY EXERCISES OF ATLANTA UNIVERSITY, 1893. SUNDAY, MAY 21. ---------o--------- WARE MEMORIAL CHAPEL IN STONE Hall. BY Monday, May 22. --------o-------- SOUTH HALL. ------The public examinations are this year reduced in number, the other examinations being in writing and taking place previous to Commencement week. Examination of First Grade. 8.30 A. M. Devotions. 8.45 ........... Language. 9.15.............. History. 9.45............... Arithmetic. 10.30 A. M. Rhetorical Exercises of Grades. Tuesday, May 23. ----------o---------- STONE HALL. 8.30 A. M. Devotions. Examination of Senior Preparatory and Senior Middle Normal Classes. 8.45............Geometry. 9.15.............Latin. 9.45.............Physics. Examination of Senior College Class. 10.30........Moral Philosophy. Examination of Senior Normal Class. 11.00..........Nurse-training. 2 P. M. .................... Methods of Teaching.. WARE MEMORIAL CHAPEL. ---------o--------- 7.45 P. M. PUBLIC RHETORICALS. Collegiate, Normal, and Preparatory Courses. Music — Chorus, - Do You Think I'll Make a Soldier? Old Time Piece. Essay,....... Why I Go to School. Augustus J. Rucker. Essay, ----- The Dandelion,— A Fable. Eva I. Carter. Declamation, Address of Brutus,—Shakespeare. Stephen A. Peters. Declamation, Address of Antony,—Shakespeare. Alonzo H. Brown. Music — Chorus, Steal Away. Old Time Piece. Essay, ------ Troublesome Weeds.. Rosa Diffay, Essay,......... Self-Control. Benjamin J. Graves. Recitation,......Longing for Home. Evalina Myrick. Music—Trio, - - Softly Now the Shadows Fall. Georgia B. Douglass, Carrie L. Harrison, Bessie A. Rogers.
All images in this collection either are protected by copyright or are the property of the Robert W. Woodruff Library, and/or the copyright holder as appropriate. To order a reproduction or to inquire about permission to publish, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org with specific object file name.