In and Around Detroit in 1910: historical photographs and text

Souvenir Album In and Around Detroit 1910

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Assumption College     Sandwich, Ontario   1910
Opposite Detroit, Michigan

1910--Assumption College was established on the Canadian bank of the Detroit river by the Basilian Fathers in 1870. During the forty years of its existence this boarding school for young men and boys has expanded in a wonderful way. The number of students has steadily increased; new buildings have sprung up at short intervals and year by year new equipment has been installed. Today the college stands in its appointments one of the completest in the country.

The curriculum of Assumption College offers a splendid education. There are four departments in the school: 1st. The College department, giving university learning in Religious Knowledge, English, History, Latin, Greek, French, German, Mathematics and Science. 2nd. The High School department, in which the student in the four-year course is fitted for admission to the College department or to Canadian or American universities and colleges of law, medicine, engineering etc. 3rd. The Commercial department, which offers a thorough course in business, shorthand, typewriting etc. 4th. The Preparatory department, into which are admitted pupils who have attained fifth grade standing or higher.

Athletics receive due attention. The faculty encourages every good form of outdoor and indoor game and exercise.

The rates for both boarding students and day pupils are very moderate. As for catalog.
(page 59)

Containing Illustrations of Catholic Churches, Schools and Acadamies and Institutions
  (includes Windsor, Ontario area)

The photographs and text were published in 1910 in honor of the seventh Annual Meeting of the Catholic Educational Association which met in Detroit, Michigan, July 5, 1910