Studying at The Berean School of Philadelphia

Title

Studying at The Berean School of Philadelphia

Subject

Berean School, Philadelphia, PA; Industrial School; African American Education

Description

As a response to the growing social problems of urban industry in Philadelphia, Dr. Matthew Anderson founded the Berean Manual Training and Industrial School in 1899. The school trained African-American workers who migrated to Philadelphia. Pictured, a room full of students diligently prepare for life in the industrial workforce.

Source

Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Publisher

WCU, HIS 601/HON 452 Great Migration and Digital Storytelling, Fall 2014

Date

c. 1933

Contributor

Kristen Waltz and Drew Blumenthal

Rights

Courtesy of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania

Format

JPG

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Photo

Files

Berean, students 1933 Bell HSP.jpg


Citation

“Studying at The Berean School of Philadelphia,” Goin' North, accessed July 20, 2024, https://goinnorth.org/items/show/52.