Prairie View: A Study in Public Conscience 1878-1946 (1962)

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Author: Woolfolk, George R.

This retrospective account, written by the Chair of the college’s History department, explains how land grants and local politics impacted curriculum development over decades at Prairie View. Its transformation from an “Agricultural and Mechanical” college to a “Normal” school contrasts with the evolution and priorities of Samuel Huston College (not to be confused with the Sam Houston Normal Institute mentioned here, which was located in Huntsville, TX).

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