- Perry, Charles F. “The Milwaukee School of Trades”. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 1909 (January-June); 33:78-84.
Notes: Explains how the Milwaukee School of Trades came to be created in 1906 through private support and how state law was changed to permit the school’s transfer in 1907 to the local public school system. The range of programs offered at the school is also described, as well as how the students are instructed.
- Wright, Carroll D. “The Work of the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education”. The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 1909(January-June); 33:13-22.
Notes: Explains how the National Society for the Promotion of Industrial Education was established in 1906 to promote the establishment of trade schools and how it began by setting up state committees to organize to achieve the organization’s goals; included are brief mentions of those people from Wisconsin who were involved with the society and two achievements of the Wisconsin state committee: the speedy creation of the Milwaukee School of Trades and passage of state enabling legislation to allow for public taxation in support of trade schools established by localities (p.15).