This volume tells how a few lectures that the late Thomas Davidson delivered before the wage-earners on the East Side of New York upon the problems which the Nineteenth Century hands on to the Twentieth led to the formation of a class in History and Social Science and how this rapidly developed into an incipient Breadwinners College, and at the same time became the center of a general social movement for the betterment of mankind. It is the story of an experiment in the education of the wage-earners which is very far from finished, the record of a movement sti Uin process of formation. It introduces nothing sensational or dramatic, offers no easy cure for social ills; it simply tells how the efforts of one man to find among the wageearners themselves the forces that are tending toward righteousness and truth, and to unite and direct these to a common educational and moral end, were crowned with a measure of success that promises well for the future, and is rich in suggestions for the social reformer, as well as for all who are interested in educational problems. Mr.
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