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Character Building. (October 1890.)

The great object of this school is character building. Everything else in the Industrial School is subordinate to this one aim. Without noble character special attainments are worse than worthless. Develop in a boy a love for a noble manhood, develop in a girl a love for a noble womanhood, and you have gained the great end of education. This is a culture which yields the truest joy, which wins the greatest victories for the race, which holds in its compass the power to lift into a higher and sweeter existence the humblest artisan toiling at his bench, no less than the sage wrapped in thoughts profound. We ask parents and young people to give the great aim of the Industrial School very careful consideration.

Source: "Character Building." Michigan Moderator. 11 (October 1890): 83.