The Berean Story: Matthew Anderson Started School to Aid Negro Youth

Title

The Berean Story: Matthew Anderson Started School to Aid Negro Youth

Subject

Dr. Matthew Anderson, Berean School; Presbyterian Church

Description

This article discusses the establishment of the Berean Manual Training and Industrial School on South College Avenue in North Philadelphia. The article delves into Dr. Anderson's logic behind the establishment of his institution, which was physical for four years, but not religiously connected to Berean Presbyterian Church, of which Anderson was the preacher. The article discusses the importance of the school in the process to train African American youth for life as a responsible adult in the world.

Creator

L. Masco Young

Source

Philadelphia Tribune

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

December 26, 1961

Contributor

John Hashagen

Rights

Used by permission of the Philadelphia Tribune Company, Inc. All rights reserved. The Philadelphia Tribune, with 130 years of continuous publication, is the oldest newspaper in the United States serving the African-American community.

Format

JPG

Type

Text/Still image

Original Format

Newspaper

Files

Matthew Anderson, Berean School Article.JPG


Citation

L. Masco Young, “The Berean Story: Matthew Anderson Started School to Aid Negro Youth,” Goin' North, accessed November 29, 2022, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/173.