Lee M. Thurston, Inauguration of Eugene B. Elliott, 1949

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Title

Lee M. Thurston, Inauguration of Eugene B. Elliott, 1949

Description

Lee M. Thurston served as Michigan Superintendent of Public Instruction, 1948-1953. In this address, Thurston speaks of the value of state support for Michigan schools, stating that without state involvement, Michigan schools risk consolidation and centralization of programs by the federal government in Washington D.C. Thurston also stresses the need for a belief in college and university education by common citizens, and notes that Michigan State Normal College is, and will be, an example of a school that bolsters the belief in education.

Creator

Thurston, Lee

Date Created

1949-05-21

Subject

Lee M. Thurston; Michigan State Normal College; Eugene B. Elliott; State of Michigan Constitution; public education; private education

Identifier

https://commons.emich.edu/speeches/8

Rights

Copyright to the audio resource and its transcript is held by the content creator, author, artist or other entity, and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any other format without written permission of the copyright owner, Eastern Michigan University Archives (lib_archives@emich.edu).

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