By Ezra Kate
African Ivories is in lots of methods a collective attempt. with out the generosity, goodwill, and exuberance of the creditors of African artwork within the long island region this exhibition couldn't were learned. The cooperation and assistance of my colleagues Diana Fane on the Brooklyn Museum, Anne Spencer on the Newark Museum, and Enid Schildkrout and Evelyn Feld on the American Museum of typical background are tremendously favored, as are the various invaluable feedback provided via Suzanne Preston Blier, Francesca Fleming, Clifford LaFontaine, Holly Ross, and Virginia-Lee Webb. i'm specially thankful to Susan Vogel, who shared her wisdom of African paintings with me. ultimately, I owe many due to Julie Jones and Douglas Newton for his or her recommendation and belief.
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Do you have daughters of shop-keepers or artisans? A. I do not think we have ever had anyone of so low a class as that . . 70 A significant development in teacher training in the 1880s was the opening of pupil–teacher centres. These centres concentrated all the academic teaching of pupil–teachers in a particular area into one place. Standards of tuition rose rapidly, and by the end of the century pupil–teacher centres were available in all but remote rural areas. The larger centres were ‘essentially secondary schools’ and the spectacular results which they achieved – in London, for instance, by 1903, 90 per cent of pupils at the centres passed the scholarship for entry to training college71 – was an important factor in the recruitment of more lower middle-class girls to the profession.
We ran downstairs and the lecturer was just leaving. 42 In 1952 the staff at Bishop Otter entertained students with a play – The Mystery of Bishop Hamster College or Who put the Bishop in the Basement. ’43 A student at Bishop Otter in the 1950s, who described herself as from a ‘a socially-deprived home’ and with ‘no cultural background’ revealed just what an ordeal the ritual of mealtimes, both formal and informal, could be: Too often, I seemed also to be waiting to catch her [the principal’s] eye from the High Table in the dining hall, waiting to bow to her 32 Women in teacher training colleges, 1900–1960 1 1 1 11 because I was late again for the meal.
Hierarchies were strictly observed, although – as we shall see – ribbing between the generations was also evident. In January 1904 Seniors at Homerton gave a social for their Juniors: ‘Our mothers presented us with flowers and programmes and at the appointed time piloted us to the Dining Hall. ’6 In May 1904 the Juniors returned their Seniors’ hospitality. Their programme began with performances of Tennyson’s Foresters and Schumann’s Gypsy Life, followed by dancing. 7 Later that year the college magazine recorded, somewhat ‘tongue in cheek’, a dispute which had arisen between mothers and daughters.