Education: Girls for Germans

Thomas Jefferson founded his University of Virginia for men, but he believed also that women should have "a solid education." Henceforth the University will have girl liberal arts students¬óbut the Charlottesville boys will have to travel 55 miles to Fredericksburg to fetch them to a german. The University last week annexed Fredericksburg's Mary Washington College, named for George Washington's mother, the largest women's college in the State (1,528 students). Formerly a teachers' training school, Mary Washington will specialize in the liberal arts.


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