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The imaginative minds of the native children

Here is a charmingly patronising prologue page to Philippine folklore stories, published in Boston in 1904. Given the date it was presumably intended as an English instructional aid for Thomasite teachers in the Philippines. Click the image to see the full text. The illustrations and typesetting are marvellous.

Philippine folklore stories


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