Vol 82, No 8 (2021)


Cover Page

This month’s cover features the image “Fleur-de-lis” from the book Stepping stones to literature: A second reader by Sarah Louise Arnold and Charles B. Gilbert. Published c1902, the book was adapted for use in the schools of the Philippine Islands.

The image is part of the Historical Textbook Collection at the Harvard Graduate School of Education’s Monroe C. Gutman Library Special Collections. Spanning two centuries, the collections offer rich and varied resources for studying the history of schooling and learning in America. In addition to historical textbooks, the collections include materials related to the history of education, teacher training schools, and more. Learn more about the collections at https://guides.library.harvard.edu/gse/specialcollections/about.