The Long Trip is a Bank Street tradition designed to expose teachers to new physical, social and political environments. Beginning in 1935, founder Lucy Sprague Mitchell led student teachers on field trips to sites where they encountered issues of the day such as the labor movement, poverty, conservation, and race relations and their …
Lucy Sprague Mitchell was the principal founder of the Bureau of Educational Experiments and first acting president of Bank Street College. She served the College from its inception in 1916 until 1955. She was involved in all aspects of Bank Street, including serving as acting president, Working Council chair, member and chair of the …
Currently contains early publications including issues of 69 Bank Street, an early Bureau of Educational Experiments publication, beginning with Volume I, Number 1, October 1934.
Contains selections from the Harriet M. Johnson Papers. Johnson was a founding member of the Bureau of Educational Experiments. She was the founder and first director of the Bureau's nursery school, which would later be named in her honor.
Bank Street's rich history as a pioneer in the field of progressive education is documented in the thousands of documents, photographs, slides, negatives, audio-visual materials and artifacts that comprise the Bank Street College Archives and Special Collections. Digital Collections contains digital reproductions of a growing selection of materials from the Archives and Special Collections.
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