Teaching Foreigners: How Terre Haute Is Trying To Do It

Publication Date: December 1913


Author(s): Ben J. Blumberg

Research Area: Education; Population and demographics; Social conditions

Keywords: assimilation; education; immigration

Type: Newsletter

Coverage: Indiana United States


The author describes the night school, which meets two evenings and one weekend morning per week, created by the Terre Haute Jewish community in order to educate adult immigrants, gentile and Jewish, primarily in English literacy but also in some areas of mathematics and grammar.

In Bulletin of the National Conference of Jewish Charities 1913-1914, Baltimore, Vol.IV:5, ed. Lee F. Frankel.