The Apprenticeship Bulletin, Volumes 7-10

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School of Printing of the North End Union, 1913

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Page 1 - ... every man is worth just so much as the things are worth about which he busies himself.
Page 22 - On the whole, the printing industry offers good opportunity for the boy who wants to learn a trade and is adapted for this work.
Page 1 - The success which has attended the technical training of apprentices in the Bureau of Printing has demonstrated beyond peradventure that the application of system to vocational training will produce efficient workmen in any of the skilled trades.
Page 9 - ... own needs ; his visualization, his mental analysis and his criticism develop new deas and he finally gives expression to them, so we have the telephone, the sewing machine, the reaper, the Brooklyn bridge, the gasoline engine, the Panama •Canal, the aeroplanes and innumerable other expressions. these powers and characteristics is the essential which we must always hold in mind in trade training.
Page 10 - School, by printing several circulars and other matter, have been of assistance in the work of the committee on apprentices of the United Typothetae and Franklin Clubs of America, which is carrying on a systematic propaganda for apprentice training throughout the country.
Page 16 - Efficiency is the power of doing one's most and best, in the shortest time and easiest way, to the satisfaction of all concerned.
Page 22 - ... is of advantage?" 37 employers answer no; 20 answer yes; and 5 did not venture an opinion. In answer to the question, "For what occupation would high-school training be of value?" 27 say compositors; 1, pressmen; 2, all. The reports of employers and employees alike indicate that nothing less than a completion of the eighth grade of the elementary school will suffice for success in the printing trades. The reports of employees show that a considerable proportion believe that schooling beyond the...
Page 5 - SO far as I am concerned, I would much prefer to see the office boys made apprentices. The proper thing to do is to abolish altogether the errand-boy classification and permit the employment of a sufficient number of apprentices to do the work that ordinarily falls to the apprentice's lot.

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