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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Wesley, Edgar Bruce, 1891-1980.
NEA: the first hundred years.
New York, Harper 
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Edgar Bruce Wesley
|Description:||419 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||Beginnings and meetings. The American scene of 1857 ; The educational scene of 1857 ; The birth of the National Teachers' Association ; From infancy to parenthood ; Who talked about what --
Development of American education. Rise of high schools ; Normal schools and teachers' colleges ; The advance of higher education ; The changing curriculum ; Commercially speaking ; Hails and wails --
Educational reforms. Object teaching ; The kindergarten ; Apostles of childhood ; Coeducation ; The Herbartian movement ; The progressive movement --
Lost causes. The national-university movement ; The simplified-spelling movement ; Teachers and temperance ; Other lost causes --
The NEA builds a profession. The greatest educational show on earth ; The guardians of correct thinking ; Departments of the NEA ; Committees and commissions ; Friends and allies ; Democratizing the association ; The NEA and teacher welfare ; Advances toward a profession ; Reaching toward world horizons ; Resolved : that--
; Headquarters and staff ; The NEA today.