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1st Grade 1st Reader grade 29 per cent 2nd Reader grade 3rd Grade 3rd Reader 4th Grade 5th Reader grade Abolish Illiteracy Alabama Arkansas average Baker Night School born whites census colored night schools compulsory attendance law compulsory education compulsory laws conducted for six Connecticut E. R. CHESTERMAN East South Central effort enrolled EXHIBIT Florida following table Georgia hours per night household arts illit Illiteracy Among Native Illiteracy in Richmond ILLITERACY IN VIRGINIA illiteracy of native illiterates Virginia inclusive Kentucky learn to read Louisiana Males Females Total Maryland Mississippi native white illiteracy Native white illiterates negroes North Carolina perceptible decrease population Richmond PREPARED BY E. R. rate of illiteracy read and write reduced their illiteracy reducing illiteracy Rhode Island Richmond City school authorities school division schools are conducted six and one-half South Atlantic Superintendent Tennessee Texas total number Virginia furnished VIRGINIA SOME FACTS West Virginia WHITE NIGHT SCHOOLS
Page 22 - But it was in making education not only common to all, but in some sense compulsory on all, that the destiny of the free republics of America was practically settled.
Page 3 - The preliminary figures also show that in 1910 there were 71,580,270 persons 10 years of age or over in the United States, of whom 5,517,608, or 7.7 per cent, were unable to read or write.
Page 10 - Table B. — Showing the rank of each Southern State in the percentage of illiteracy of native whites 10 years of age and over : Texas (highest in rank) . . 35th Kentucky 43rd Mississippi 37th South Carolina 44th Florida 38th Tennessee 46th Virginia 40th Alabama 47th Arkansas 41st Louisiana ' 48th Georgia 42nd *North Carolina 49th Table C. — Native...
Page 3 - States of whom 5,517,608 were unable to read or write, constituting 7.7 per cent, of the population. The native whites who constituted nearly 75.0 per cent, of the entire population had the smallest number of illiterates 1,535,530, or 3.0 per cent.
Page 14 - ... of the Thirteenth Census are highly gratifying in the main. The decrease in illiteracy in the Southern States, as in the entire Union, between 1900 and 1910 is highly encouraging. The following exhibit as a whole is at once one of victory and of promise : EXHIBIT F.-Showing the actual decreaxe of native white illiterates 10 years of age and over, between 1900 and 1910.
Page 10 - STATES Illiterates in 1900 Illiterates in 1910 Per cent, in 1910 South Carolina . . Georgia Florida Alabama...