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  <mods:abstract>1 box ; 45 x 36 x 3 cm - Thirteen color &amp; black and white photographs 9 x 11 cm-28 x 35 cm., one piece of fundraising material, one brochure and five newspaper clippings. - The Nathaniel T. Allen Homestead has been on the National Register of Historic Places since 1978. It was built in Greek Revival style around 1844 and was a stop on the underground railroad. The Allen family lived and ran schools there for nearly a century - West Newton English and Classical School, 1853- ; the Misses Allen School and the Allen School for Girls, 1915-1943 Nathaniel T. Allen (1823-1903) was noteworthy because he worked with Horace Mann, the first Secretary of the State Board of Education, to establish a model teachers' school, which later moved from West Newton to Framingham, Massachusetts. After the move, Mann left for Ohio and persuaded Allen to remain in West Newton and set up a private school. He was influential in promoting the importance of education and professionalization of teaching. - White clapboard house with lawn -</mods:abstract>
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    <mods:title>Newton photographs oversize : Allen House : 35 Webster Street / [compiled by the staff of the Newton Free Library]. - Allen House : 35 Webster Street - Exterior and Grounds of Allen House -</mods:title>
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    <mods:topic>Allen House (Newton, Mass.)--Photographs</mods:topic>
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