Maine State Commission of Education
A booklet encouraging kindness to animals. Headings include: Introduction, The Law, Humane Education Defined, No Special Method Prepared, Making Use of Pets, Domestic Animals, Wild Animals, A Helpful Suggestion, Animals in Art, Band of Mercy Pledge, In Connection with the School Improvement League, Interesting Exercises, Suggestions for a Program, Books on Animals for Younger Children, Short Stories, The Horse's Prayer, and Eulogy on the Dog by George Graham West. Includes photographs of Governor Baxter's Irish Setter, Garry.
Baxter, Percival P., "Humane Education in the Public Schools of Maine: Animals have Rights as well as We" (1924). Maine History Documents. 576.
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