Private Philanthropy and Public Education: Pierre S. du Pont and the Delaware Schools, 1890-1940
Cultural Studies of Delaware and the Eastern Shore series
Hardback • 1997 • $80.00
An account of Delaware’s experience of educational modernization led by Pierre S. du Pont, from a local-based collection of school districts to a coherent state system that by the 1930s ranked near the top in the nation. Illustrated.