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Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education

A PUBLIC meeting will be held at Cooper Union on Friday evening, November 16, at eight o’clock, under the auspices of the national Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education.

Mr. Milton P. Higgins, president of the organization
committee, will introduce Dr. Henry S. Pritchett, president of the Massachusetts
Institute of Technology, who will preside, and the following speakers will address
the meeting:
Mr. Franli A. Vanclerlip, vice-president of the National City Bank, ‘ Competition of the United States in the Markets of the World?
Mr. Frederick P. Fish, president of the American Telephone and Telegraph Company, ‘Industrial Education as a Means of Developing the Industries of the United States.’
Miss Jane Addams, Hull House, Chicago, ‘ The Importance of Industrial Education from the Social Standpoint.’
Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler, president of Columbia University, ‘The Place of Industrial Education in the American System of Education.’
Mr. Franli P. Sargent, U. S. Commissioner- General of Immigration, formerly chief of Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen, ‘The Importance of Industrial Education to the Workingman.’
An address will also be made by Mr. Alfred Mosely, of London, and a letter from President Roosevelt upon the subject of the meeting will be read.

A meeting for the purpose of effecting a permanent organization will be held in room 19, Cooper Union, at 4 p.m., on the same day. All interested in the purposes of the organization are invited to attend this meeting as well as the evening meeting.

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