Horace Mann: Uncommon Visionary for the Common American
This special exhibition, which debuted in 2006 at California State University at Long Beach (CSULB), explored Horace Mann’s successes and struggles. Mann was the first to fight for education to reflect true democracy. This interactive exhibition included a film segment that features Mann’s dedicated work to create equality in public schools. Students were encouraged to think about how Mann’s work in the mid-19th century influenced today’s schools. The exhibition included an assortment of Mann’s books and reprints.