Collection includes minutes, reports, correspondence, financial records, articles, news clippings, notes, and photographs.
Many of the notes and articles are by Rhoda Kellogg, Director of the Association from the early 1940s until her retirement
The Golden Gate Kindergarten Association was founded in 1879 to aid San Francisco’s needy children. Supported by philanthropists
Phoebe A. Hearst and Jane Lathrop Stanford and directed by Sarah B. Cooper, the Association had opened 40 kindergartens by
1895. After kindergartens became part of the public schools, the association turned its efforts to pre-school education.
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This collection is open for research.