Butler Digital History

Butler Digital History

This site has been put together collaboratively by Butler University students, library faculty, and staff. These exhibits and collections feature digitized items from Butler University Library.

Browse Items (12 total)

http://butlerlibraryservices.org/IN200/Blaker/JPG/TeachersCollege/TeachersCollege002.jpg
This is a group photograph of Eliza A. Blaker (center) and the Teachers College of Indianapolis' "class of 1905 - Third Year Course." In the photograph, seven students pose with Eliza A. Blaker (center). The three-year course of study was for…

http://butlerlibraryservices.org/IN200/Blaker/JPG/IndianapolisFreeKindergarten/IndianapolisFreeK003.jpg
This is a group photograph of students from the Rhode Island Street Kindergarten in Indianapolis, Indiana. The students are African American and the classroom is decorated for the harvest season. A portrait of Friedrich Fröbel hangs on the wall. By…

http://butlerlibraryservices.org/IN200/Blaker/JPG/IndianapolisFreeKindergarten/IndianapolisFreeK002.jpg
A group photograph of students from the Alice Tyler Memorial Kindergarten, Muncie, Indiana, in the classroom during a free play period. The children are engaged in various activities, including playing with wooden blocks and other Fröbel gifts. The…

http://butlerlibraryservices.org/IN200/Blaker/JPG/BlakerRoom/BlakerRoom001.jpg
A photograph of the Eliza A. Blaker Room, Jordan Hall, Butler University. Decorated with reconditioned furnishings from the Teachers College of Indianapolis, the room was created by the Eliza A. Blaker Club in 1943 and located in Jordan Hall. The…

http://butlerlibraryservices.org/IN200/Blaker/JPG/BlakerRoom/BlakerElizaBlakerRoomDedicationPhoto1.jpg
The Eliza A. Blaker Club dedicated the Eliza A. Blaker Room in a 1943 ceremony. The ceremony was held in the Recreation Room in Jordan Hall, which is shown in this photograph, and afterwards, refreshments were served in the Eliza A. Blaker Memorial…

http://butlerlibraryservices.org/IN200/Blaker/JPG/BlakerRoom/BlakerElizaBlakerRoomAthertonPhoto.jpg
A photograph of the Eliza A. Blaker Room, Jordan Hall, Butler University. Decorated with reconditioned furnishings from the Teachers College of Indianapolis, the room was created by the Eliza A. Blaker Club in 1943 and was located on the second floor…

http://butlerlibraryservices.org/IN200/Blaker/JPG/BlakerE/BlakerPortraitPhoto2.jpg
A photographic portrait of educator Eliza A. Blaker. She was first introduced to the work of Friedrich Fröbel when she saw a demonstration of a kindergarten based on his teachings at the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exposition. Fröbel was a German…

http://butlerlibraryservices.org/IN200/Blaker/JPG/BlakerE/BlakerNormalGraduationPhotoFront.jpg
A photograph of Eliza A. Cooper Blaker as she appeared for her speech to her graduating class at the Normal School in Philadelphia, June 1874, John Schofield, photographer. Her classmates voted her valedictorian or speaker for the class, partially…

http://butlerlibraryservices.org/IN200/Blaker/JPG/BlakerE/BlakerElizaInYardFramedPhotoFront.jpg
A photographic portrait of Eliza A. Blaker standing in the yard of the Teachers College of Indianapolis (TCI). Blaker was the President of the TCI and the Superintendent of the Indianapolis Free Kindergarten and Children's Aid Society. The Society…

http://butlerlibraryservices.org/IN200/Blaker/JPG/BlakerE/BlakerElizaBlakerPortraitPhotoSansFrameFront.jpg
A photographic portrait of educator Eliza A. Blaker. She was first introduced to the work of Friedrich Fröbel when she saw a demonstration of a kindergarten based on his teachings at the 1876 Philadelphia Centennial Exposition. Fröbel was a German…
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