National Geographic : 1900 Apr
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE LECTURE COURSES OF THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY. The program of the lectures for each month and all other announcements by the Society will be published regularly in the NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE. The Popular Course, delivered in the First Congregational Church, Tenth and G Streets N. W., on Friday evenings at 8 o'clock. April 6. -- Mouchuria . . . . . Mr SERGEY FRIEDE, C. E . April 20.-Cuba . . . . . . . Mr GEORGE KENNAN. April 27 .- The Missions of California . . . Mr J. STANLEY-BROWN. The Technical Course, delivered in the Assembly Hall of Columbian University, Fifteenth and H Streets N. W., on Friday evenings.at 8.15 o'clock. April I3 .- The Roman Forum . . . Professor MITCHELL CARROLL, Columbian University. THE LENTEN COURSE. The subject of this course is THE GROWTH OF NATIONS, as illustrated by the geo graphic and social development of leading European nations. This course of six lectures has been projected with the view of bringing out the elements of national power, and emphasizing the importance of individual character and of natural con ditions in shaping national growth. The course is complementary to that of last season on " The Growth of the United States." The lectures are delivered in COLUMBIA THEATER, F STREET NEAR TWELFTH, 4.20 to 5.30 p . in., on Tuesday afternoons. April 3.- England . . . . . Dr EDWIN D. MEAD, Editor of the New England Magazine. April io.-Russia . . . . . Professor EDWIN A. GROSVENOR, Amherst College. ESPECIALLY VALUABLE IN 1900. "THE MOVEMENTS OF OUR POPULATION," By HENRY GANNETT, Geographer of the U. S. Geological Survey, IN THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE, Vol. V, No, 2. In this article Mr. Gannett shows the numerical increase of the population of the United States, itsgeographic distribution over the country, and its composition as regards sex, race, and nativity, not only at present but in past times. Nineteen charts illustrate the text, showing the proportion of Germans, French, British, Canadians, etc., to our total population, the centers of population during each decade since 1790, the proportions of urban and rural population since 1790, and other information valuable in this year of the twelfth census of the United States. By mail for 50 cents. NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Corcoran Building, Washington, D. C.