Education: Carnegie Tech at 50

When Andrew Carnegie put up the first $1,000,000 to start a school in Pittsburgh, ais objective was on the modest side. His first aim was merely to help the sons of his steelworkers to learn a skill or a trade. But the school collected a first-rank faculty, and Steelmaster Carnegie raised his sights. By the time he died in 1919, his school had become a full-fledged institute of technology.

Under Presidents Arthur A. Hamer-schlag (1903-22) and Thomas S. Baker (1922-35) Carnegie Tech developed one of the best departments of metallurgy in the U.S., gathered...

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