St. Philip's College

St. Philip's College

A Point of Pride on San Antonio's Eastside

eBook - 2013
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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.
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, 2013
ISBN: 9781623490010
1623490014
1299220908
9781299220904
9781603449755
1603449752
Characteristics: 1 online resource (250 pages)

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