Horace Mann statue in Yellow Springs, Ohio   Save
Horace Mann statue in Yellow Springs, Ohio
Description: Caption reads: "Greene Co, Yellow Springs, O. Horace Mann Statue" Horace Mann (May 4, 1796- Aug 2, 1859) was an American education reformer. He was from Massachusetts and served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives, Senate and the Board of Education. Later he was elected to the U S Senate. His belief was that unruly children could be turned into disciplined, judicious citizens through education. He became the first president of Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: SA1039AV_B06F09_005_1
Subjects: Antioch College; Statues; Mann, Horace, 1796-1859; Education; Ohio--History--Pictorial works; Federal Writers' Project
Places: Yellow Springs (Ohio); Greene County (Ohio)