Centennial Celebration of the Enactment of the First Free School Law in Illinois, 1825-1925
Schepp & Barnes, printers, 1925 - Educational law and legislation - 64 pages
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Original Bill as introducedAs preserved in State Archives
Facsimile of the first free school law
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