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Teach the Freeman: The Correspondence of Rutherford B. Hayes and the Slater Fund for Negro Education 1881 - 1893 Rutherford B. Hayes

Teach the Freeman: The Correspondence of Rutherford B. Hayes and the Slater Fund for Negro Education 1881 - 1893

Rutherford B. Hayes

Published June 28th 1959
ISBN : 9780527389307
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After leaving the White House, the 19th Presidents interests became less political and more toward social change. Upon learning of the recently established Slater fund, endowed by wealthy industrialist John Fox Slater to improve educationalMoreAfter leaving the White House, the 19th Presidents interests became less political and more toward social change. Upon learning of the recently established Slater fund, endowed by wealthy industrialist John Fox Slater to improve educational opportunities for freeman, Hayes took up its cause. The Slater Funds primary focus was the uplifting of the lately emancipated population of the Southern States, and their posterity, by conferring upon them the blessings of Christian Education.