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Our Schools, by Prof. G. A. Bond
To the intelligent home-seeker there is nothing more important than the character of the schools. In the recent investigation conducted ... [Read more]

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[Eliza W. Farnham, who promoted social reform, became matron of the women's section of Sing Sing Prison in 1844. Despite the improvements she made, her liberal views brought her into conflict with other staff members and she was forced to resign in 1848. That same year, her husband (Thomas ..." [More]

Excerpted from Journey to San Francisco by Eliza W. Farnham