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Series III. Pittsburgh Schools Research File, Bulk, 1978-1983 1921-2001

Scope and Content Notes:

Series III contains materials related to Schumacher’s research about the Pittsburgh Schools in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including curriculum and testing, the buildings, teachers and students, discipline methods, and records. It includes articles and publications (many of which are photocopies), bibliographies, correspondence, directories, newspaper clippings, and notes.

Subseries 1. Allegheny City, circa 1980

Scope and Content Notes:

The Allegheny City subseries contains materials related to Schumacher’s research about the Allegheny City school system in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, including photocopies of primary materials and notes.

Folder 3 Allegheny Board of Controllers 1894-1900 (copy), undated
Folder 4 Allegheny Board Minutes- Attendance 1896-1900 (copy), undated
Folder 5 Allegheny Board Minutes- Compulsory Education 1896-1900 (copy), undated
Folder 6 Allegheny Board Minutes- Cost of Free Text Books 1896-1900 (copy), undated
Folder 7 Allegheny Board Minutes- High School Program 1895-1900 (copy), undated
Folder 8 Allegheny Board Minutes- Truant School 1896-1900 (copy), undated
Folder 9 Allegheny City Schools, undated
Folder 10 Allegheny City Board of Controllers Committee, undated
Folder 11 Allegheny Teacher Salaries 1901(copy), undated
Folder 12 Allegheny Ward 9 Minutes 1897- 1911 Notes, undated
Folder 13 Allegheny Wards/Schools, circa 1982

Subseries 2. Articles & Photocopies, 1921-1984

Scope and Content Notes:

The Articles & Photocopies subseries contains primarily articles and publications that have been photocopied for Schumacher's research about the Pittsburgh Schools in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including its curriculum, education reform, testing, classrooms and school buidlings, statistics about teachers and students, discipline methods, and school records.

Folder 14 Age of High Schools Students in 1882 (copy), undated
Folder 15 1885 Alumni Annuals (copy), undated
Folder 16 Arsenal Technical School, Indianapolis, IN, 1966
Folder 17 1873 Attendance (copy), undated
Folder 18 A Brief History of Pittsburgh by Mrs. Edward Jones, 1927
Folder 19 1913-1933 Building Plans (copy), undated
Folder 20 Census Literacy 1870-1969, 1970
Folder 21 Census Printed 1850 (copy), undated
Folder 22 Census Printed 1860 (copy), undated
Folder 23 Census Printed 1880 (copy), undated
Folder 24 Census Printed 1910 (copy), undated
Folder 25 Census Printed 1920 (copy), undated
Folder 26 Classroom Discipline by Stoops and Dunworth, 1958
Folder 27 Census Printed 1940, includes 1890-1940 Table (copy), undated
Folder 28 Cleveland Report 1914 (copy), undated
Folder 29 Committee on Pittsburgh Archaeology and History- Thomas Baker, 1986
Folder 30 David Angus Publications, 1981
Folder 31 Department of Interior, “Organization of Research Bureaus in City School Systems” by Elise Martens from 1924 (copies), undated
Folder 32 Detroit Public Schools Course of Study in the Use of the Library, 1928
Folder 33 Digest of Educational Statistics (copy), 1973
Folder 34 Education for Pittsburgh by Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1966
Folder 35 Enrollment of M.T. Survey between 1889-1900 (copy), undated
Folder 36 Erasmus Wilson, “Private Schools,” 1898 (copy), undated
Folder 37 Eric Johnson, Delinquency Talk at Duquesne, 1977
Folder 38 1905 E.Z. Smith Pittsburgh Article (copy), undated
Folder 39 Family Configuration and Intelligence, Science Magazine, 1976
Folder 40 50th Anniversary Newsletter, 1961 November
Folder 41 “From Manual Training to Vocational Education: The Lowest Educational Track” by Carolyn Schumacher, Presented at Annual Meeting of American education research Association, 1979
Folder 42 Haney and Zimbardo, School as Jail, 1975
Folder 43 High School Entrance Exam 1872 (copy), undated
Folder 44 High School Entrance Exams in 1872-1900 (copies), undated
Folder 45 1875 High School Examination (copy), undated
Folder 46 High School Programs in 1914 (copy), undated
Folder 47 History of Schools circa 1928-1977 (copy), undated
Folder 48 Indiana Conference 1923 (copies), undated
Folder 49 Industrial Education – Comparative 1914-1979 (copy), undated
Folder 50 Intercultural Education Through Home Economics, Industrial Arts, and Commercial Subjects, 1944
Folder 51 James Bonar 1926-1931 (copies), undated
Folder 52 James Mulhern, “A History of Secondary Education” from 1933 (copy), undated
Folder 53 J.E. Wallin, “The Odyssey of a Psychologist” – Special Education 1955 (copy) and notes, undated
Folder 54 John Morrow, (Superintendent Allegheny Public Schools), 1881, also reprinted from 18th Annual Report of Superintendent of Schools to Pittsburgh Board of Education 1896 Photocopy, undated
Folder 55 1895 Kelly Handbook of Greater Pittsburgh (copy), undated
Folder 56 Lincoln 21st Ward News Article 1897 (copy), 1982
Folder 57 McCoy Xerox, undated
Folder 58 “Microfilming School Records” by Herbert Popenoe, School Board Journal October 1957, undated
Folder 59 The Mill Hunk Herald, Fall, 1984
Folder 60 Names of Pittsburgh Schools in 1894, circa 1980
Folder 61 Names of Schools in 1869-1926 (copies), undated
Folder 62 “New Directions in Educational Effort” by Cubberly 1934 (copy), undated
Folder 63 Newsweek Black Youth, 1978
Folder 64 Nora Faires, Germans in Allegheny City, 1850-1860 (copy), 1971
Folder 65 Number of Seats, Pittsburgh Schools, 1869-1900 (copy), undated
Folder 66 “Occupational Groups in the U.S. 1820-1920” by Whelpton 1926 (copy), undated
Folder 67 “Opposition to Progressive School Reform: The 1913 Pittsburgh School Children’s Strike,” by Douglas Shaw (University of Akron), 1978 October 18
Folder 68 “Ornamentation,” by the New York Times Magazine, 1982
Folder 69 Pennsylvania School Chronicle from 1870 (copy), undated
Folder 70 Pennsylvania School Journal on German Education from 1862 (copy), undated
Folder 71 Pennsylvania School Reports 1862-1930 (copies) and notes, undated
Folder 72 Pennsylvania Superintendents Reports between 1856-1890 (copies), undated
Folder 73 Pittsburgh Board of Education Organization Manual, 1965
Folder 74 Pittsburgh History, 1944
Folder 75 Pittsburgh Public Schools: Geographic, Biography and Historic Pittsburgh, 1921
Folder 76 Pittsburgh Public Schools Membership Reports, 1977-1983
Folder 77 Pittsburgh Public Schools Report on Intergroup Relations, 1976-1977
Folder 78 Pittsburgh Schools Alumni Register 1901 (copy), undated
Folder 79 Pittsburgh School Curriculum 1914-1928 (copies), undated
Folder 80 Pittsburgh School Reports from 1869-1872 (copy), undated
Folder 81 Pittsburgh School Subdistricts 1873-1894 (copy), undated
Folder 82 Pittsburgh Schools by Thomas Baker, undated
Folder 83 Pittsburgh Schools – What’s in a Name 1959 (copy), undated
Folder 84 Pittsburgh Survey and Medical Inspection 1914 (copy), undated
Folder 85 Pittsburgh Survey in 1914 (copy), undated
Folder 86 Professional and Technical Staffing of Central Administration of Pittsburgh Board of Education, 1965
Folder 87 Program for the Dedication of the Grandview School, 1962
Folder 88 Progressive Education 1904 (copy), undated
Folder 89 “Public Education in Pittsburgh 1835-1900” by William McCoy from 1951 (copy), undated
Folder 90 1933-1939 PWA Buildings (copy), undated
Folder 91 Re: Entrance Exam, undated
Folder 92 Re-Examination for Admission to the Pittsburgh Central High School Sept. 2, 1872 (copy), undated
Folder 93 Report of the Citizens Advisory Committee on Racial Equality and Education to the Board of Education Pittsburgh, 1967
Folder 94 Russell Packard, “Some Present Tendencies in Secondary Education” from 1930, undated
Folder 95 School Building Architects, undated
Folder 96 School Buildings- Articles from 1888-1929 (copies), undated
Folder 97 School Census 1869-1917 (copy), undated
Folder 98 School District Maps from 1868-1931(copies), undated
Folder 99 School Rooms 1912 (copy), undated
Folder 100 Schools/Wards/School Directors 1855-1870 (copy), undated
Folder 101 Standards and Affirmative Action Articles, 1976-1978
Folder 102 The Stones of Pittsburgh, “By Any Other Name, The Controversial Spelling of Pittsburgh” or “Why the H” by James D. Van Tramp, Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation, undated
Folder 103 Teachers Certification and Exam 1872-1900 (copies) and notes, undated
Folder 104 Transcribed from Pittsburgh Index on H.C. Frick 1916 (copy), undated
Folder 105 Using the Library 1902 (copy), undated
Folder 106 Westinghouse History 1927 (copy), undated
Folder 107 “What about Tomorrow?” M. M. Steen article 1947 and notes, undated
Folder 108 Where Board Meets- Condition of Pittsburgh Schools 1896 (copy), undated
Folder 109 WPA Projects in 1938 (copy), undated

Subseries 3. Research, Bulk, 1975-1983 1940-2001

Scope and Content Notes:

The Research subseries contains materials related to Schumacher’s research about the Pittsburgh Schools in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including her research notes, correspondence, bibliographies, directories, maps, newspaper clippings, surveys, and articles related to the history of education in the region as well as national educational issues.

Folder 110 African Americans and Education, 1970-1979
Folder 111 Archives of Industrial Society, 1949-1981
Folder 112 Bedford School Project, 1982-1983
Folder 113 Bibliography on Pittsburgh Schools, 1981-1982
Folder 114 Birth Rate Newspaper Clipping, 1978
Folder 115 Board Resolution, 1982
Folder 116 Chronology, undated
Folder 117 Closed Schools between 1897-1977, circa 1980
Folder 118 Closed Schools Directory, undated

Box 4
Folder 1 CMU Graduate Studies Mellon College of Science, 1980-1982
Folder 2 CMU History 1901-1978, undated
Folder 3 Correspondence with Ileen A. DeVault (Yale History), 1981-1983
Folder 4 Correspondence Journal Editors, 1979
Folder 5 Crutes Notes, 1979
Folder 6 Current Pittsburgh Statistics, 1978
Folder 7 Diana Wood, CMU Analysis of Pittsburgh Schools, 1972
Folder 8 Division of Research Inventory, 1973-1975
Folder 9 Education Bibliography, undated
Folder 10 Education Statistics, 1979 May
Folder 11 Exam Books and Summary of Admissions notes for 1902-1911, undated
Folder 12 1902-1911 Exam Tally, undated
Folder 13 Fisher, Industrial Education Notes, undated
Folder 14 Historical Society of Western PA, circa 1976
Folder 15 History of Education Sources- England, 1978
Folder 16 History of Schools Clippings, 1978-1983
Folder 17 High School Attendance, undated
Folder 18 Interviews with Vessely, 1977-1978
Folder 19 IQ California Case, 1978
Folder 20 J.J. Livingston, Newspapers and Education, undated
Folder 21 Literacy, 1978
Folder 22 Map of Pittsburgh Schools, circa 1940-1970
Folder 23 Maps of Schools, 1969
Folder 24 Mental Health, circa 1967
Folder 25 Mrs. Maxine Aaron, circa 1975
Folder 26 National Public School Statistics, 1973
Folder 27 Newspaper Clippings, 1982
Folder 28 Newspaper Clippings, 1982-1983
Folder 29 Nora’s Analysis of Census 1850/1870, undated
Folder 30 Normal State Schools, undated
Folder 31 Notes on Current Central Admin, undated
Folder 32 Notes on Entrance Exam, undated
Folder 33 100 Years in Pittsburgh Public Schools, circa 1955
Folder 34 Park Place News Article, 1988
Folder 35 Pennsylvania State Laws, 1982
Folder 36 Pennsylvania Youth Survey, 1971
Folder 37 Pitt Seminar Papers Bibliography, undated
Folder 38 Pittsburgh Bibliography, 1978
Folder 39 Pittsburgh Ethnicity in 1860, undated
Folder 40 Pittsburgh History, circa 1978-1983
Folder 41 Pittsburgh History and Landmarks, 1981
Folder 42 Pittsburgh Magnet Schools, 1978
Folder 43 Pittsburgh Neighborhood Fair, 1976-1983
Folder 44 Pittsburgh Public Schools Admin. Office Organization, 1955-1981
Folder 45 Pittsburgh Public Schools Annual Report, 1983
Folder 46 Pittsburgh Public School Personnel Directory, 1981-1982
Folder 47 Pittsburgh Schools- Addresses and Principals, 1981-1982
Folder 48 Pittsburgh School Board Reports/Minutes, undated
Folder 49 Pittsburgh Schools Designated Historic Structures, 2001
Folder 50 Pittsburgh Schools, National Register Application, 1985
Folder 51 Pittsburgh School Population Newsclipping, 1978
Folder 52 Pittsburgh Survey, undated
Folder 53 Pittsburgh Townships and Boroughs, circa 1980
Folder 54 Pittsburgh Wards, undated
Folder 55 Population Statistics Newsclippings, 1978
Folder 56 Population Statistics, Older Population, 1978
Folder 57 Preliminary Checklist to the Records of the Board of Education of the city of New York, Teachers College Library Archives, Columbia University, 1978
Folder 58 Pupil Records- State Law, undated
Folder 59 Records Retention Schedule, 1975
Folder 60 Research Bulletin Notes, 1979
Folder 61 Research on Pittsburgh School Bulletins between 1908-1912, undated
Folder 62 The Revisionists Revised, Politics of Education review, 1978
Folder 63 Role of Education in Occupational Mobility, 1972
Folder 64 Rollo Turner, Black Pittsburgh, 1974
Folder 65 School Architecture Notebook, undated
Folder 66 School Attendance, Peggy’s Notes, undated
Folder 67 School Board, 1983
Folder 68 School Buildings, undated
Folder 69 School Chronology, 1982
Folder 70 School Closing Schedules, 1981-1982
Folder 71 School Enrollment in the U.S., 1972
Folder 72 School House, Allegheny County, Greek Revival, undated
Folder 73 School Prayer, Letter to Editor, 1984
Folder 74 School Research Materials/Notes, circa 1976-1980
Folder 75 School Statistics, 1967-1968
Folder 76 Strong Notes, 1979
Folder 77 A Study of School Holding Power, 1967-1968
Folder 78 Vocational Education, 1979

Subseries 4. School Histories, 1975-1986

Scope and Content Notes:

The School Histories subseries contains materials related to Schumacher’s research on the history of individual schools within the Pittsburgh School system in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries including photocopies of primary materials and notes.

Folder 79 Allderdice, undated
Folder 80 Allegheny High, 1979
Folder 81 Beck’s Run School, 1986
Folder 82 Fifth, 1983
Folder 83 Franklin in May 1926 (copy), undated
Folder 84 Frick Training School Pittsburgh, 1975
Folder 85 Gladstone, undated
Folder 86 Grant School District in May 1926 (copy), undated
Folder 87 Larimer, 1982
Folder 88 Schenely, 1983
Folder 89 Stephen Foster School, 1981-1982
Folder 90 Washington Subdistrict notes, undated
Folder 91 Washington School, undated
Folder 92 Weber Charity School, undated
Folder 93 Westinghouse, 1983
Folder 94 Wightman School, 1978

Subseries 5. Testing & Teacher Effectiveness, Bulk, 1978-1981 1971-1983

Scope and Content Notes:

The Testing & Teacher Effectiveness subseries contains photocopies of primary sources, notes, articles, newspaper clippings, and publications related to Schumacher’s research about the means of testing in the Pittsburgh Public Schools in the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries, as well as research about teachers' education, certification, rights, and effectiveness.

Folder 95 Daniel Resnick, Testing, 1979-1981
Folder 96 Monroe Tests, 17th Yearbook, 1918 (copy), undated
Folder 97 Notes on Teachers and Testing 1878-1900 and Newspaper Article, 1983
Folder 98 Philip May, Notes on Philadelphia Testing, circa 1971
Folder 99 Pittsburgh Teachers Exam 1868-1872 (copies), undated
Folder 100 1907 Pittsburgh Suffrage for Teachers notes, undated
Folder 101 “Separate Studies Show Similar Results of Teacher Effectiveness” by Ullik Rouk, R&D Report, 1979
Folder 102 17th Yearbook, Tests and Standards Notes, undated
Folder 103 Teacher Effectiveness, 1979
Folder 104 Teacher Training in Pittsburgh, undated
Folder 105 Testing Misc. Clippings, 1978-1980
Folder 106 Testing and Teacher Efficiency 1915 (copies), undated
Folder 107 Testing: The Cyril Burt Question, 1978-1979
Folder 108 Testing- National, 1979-1980
Folder 109 The Use and Abuse of Standardized Tests, The Generator, Spring, 1981