Honolulu, HI: Honolulu Star Bulletin Limited, 1937. First Edition. Hardcover. 6 1/4 X 9 1/2 Inches. 372 PP. Very Good. Item #4041
Early history of The Chief's Children's School in Honolulu told through the letters of the two women who ran the school, Amos Starr Cooke and Juliette Mantague Cooke. The Chiefs' Children's School was founded by King Kamehameha III of the Kingdom of Hawaii as a boarding school to educate the children of the Hawaiian royalty. The school taught the children to speak and act as Americans. Author's book label: "Presentation copy of Chief's Children's School To Mr. & Mrs. E.E. Garnsey by Mary Atherton Richards" on front pastedown. Illustrated throughout. Cover lightly foxed. Lacks original DJ.