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Ragged University is inspired by common histories of free education, in particular those of the Ragged Schools.  Here you can find various accounts of these histories…

  • Marc Bloch
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    Great Educator: Marc Bloch 1886 to 1944
    21st September 2014
    History
    Marc Bloch was born at Lyon on July 6th 1886 and educated at the...
  • Poor Victorian Children
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    Recollections of John Pounds: Feeding the Sick and Poor by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    17th December 2018
    John Pounds
    The winter of 1837-8 was unusually severe. The streets were covered with ice for...
  • High Street Chapel John Pounds
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    Recollections of John Pounds: John Pounds goes to Chapel by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    6th March 2018
    John Pounds
    The following Sunday evening, I saw John Pounds turning round the corner of White...
  • Grant Wood
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    Great Educator: Grant Wood; Revolt Against the City 1891 to 1942
    12th October 2012
    Education, History, Ragged Arts
    Grant DeVolson Wood was an American painter, art theorist and teacher who lived February...
  • Sheaf, Henry S.; John Pounds Teaching Poor Children; Portsmouth Museums and Visitor Services; http://www.artuk.org/artworks/john-pounds-teaching-poor-children-24858
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    Recollections of John Pounds: The Painting by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    29th December 2018
    John Pounds
    Mr. Thomas Sheppard, a boot and shoe maker of long standing in High Street,...
  • The Old Landport Gate
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    Recollections of John Pounds: A Ramble to Portsdown Hill by Reverend Henry Hawkes
    6th May 2018
    John Pounds
    On the Tuesday morning after the Saturday that John Pounds had arranged to take...

 


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