Abraham Lincoln School, Summer Institute


Group of men and women listening to a speaker at the Abraham Lincoln School, Summer Institute. The Abraham Lincoln School for Social Science of Chicago, Illinois, sponsored a Summer Institute in Madison for several summers, including 1945. The students who attended the two week sessions were mostly adult union workers and their families. They lived in rooming houses on Langdon Street and Lake Lawn Place, attended lectures and participated in recreational activities. The photographs show the teachers with groups of students, both indoors and out-of-doors, the students participating in recreational activities such as boating and badminton, and the children with a day care worker.


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