The 1919, “A Proposal for an Independent School of Social Science”, a key document in the founding of The New School, argued that the circumstances over the past two and a half decades call for a “new type of leadership in every field of American life.”

“A Proposal for an Independent School of Social Science” (1919), a key document in the founding of The New School, argued that the circumstances over the past two and a half decades call for a “new type of leadership in every field of American life.” Source: New School Archives (1918). Read the entire proposal here.

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Charles Beard. Communications and External Affairs (CEA). New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 23 Sep 2014.

 

 

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James Harvey Robinson. Culver images, accessed through Encyclopaedia Britannica. Web. 23 Sep 2014.

 

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Herbert Croly, 1925, photogravure by Doris Ulmann (1882-1934). A Portrait Gallery of American Editors, 1925. Art of the photogravure. Web. 23 Sep 2014.

 

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Alvin Johnson. 1959. The New School Photograph Collection. New School Archives and Special Collections Digital Archive. Web. 23 Sep 2014.

 

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