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/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/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…

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/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/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/BlakerE/BlakerElizaBlaker8YearsOldPortraitPhotoFront.jpg
Eliza A. Blaker (born Cooper) is photographed wearing a cashmere dress trimmed in velvet when she is about eight years old. The photograph was taken by L. Horning's Photographic Rooms of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Blaker was born on March, 15, 1854,…

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/BlakerDeanColbertPresBlakerPhotoFront.jpg
Eliza A. Blaker (right), president of the Teachers College of Indianapolis (TCI), and Emma Colbert (left), dean of the TCI, stand on the steps of the TCI, circa 1915. The words "Pres. Blaker" and "Dean Colbert" are handwritten on the bottom of the…

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…
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