Ferrer modern school-new york


Founded in New York City on St. Mark's Place in the Lower East Side in 1911 and commonly called Ferrer Center, it was named for Francesc Ferrer i Guardia, free education advocate, who had just been executed in Spain. The school, with emphasis on freedom of thought, was started by well-known anarchists including Emma Goldman. Among teachers were philospher Will Durant and artists Robert Henri and George Bellows. Man Ray was a student. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Modern_School_(United_States)