Read at the Quarter Centennial Normal School Celebration in Framingham, Massachusetts, July 1, 1864, by Rev. Charles Brooks, Medford.
Boston Evening Transcript, July 13, 1864.
Also, printed by request: not published.
Boston, John Wilson & Son, 1864. This review will be considered later in its course, but it is referred to at this time because it shows that, in using the scrap-book in the compilation of this paper, we are doing what Brooks expected would be done at some time.
Picture to your this truth on the thinking and acting minds of his day that Charles Brooks gave unsparingly of his time, his money, and his strength.
If it were not for these changes in thought and life, it would suffice to read the Framingham address, which in 1864 Brooks delivered on his work, its methods, and results.
It is written in his characteristic style, simple, frank, and attractive, but unless one can get at the general thought of the time, the difficulties, the obstacles, the discouragements, and