Charles Almanzo Babcock

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Charles Almanzo Babcock (1847 – 1922[1]) was a late-nineteenth-century superintendent of schools in Oil City, Pennsylvania.[2][3] He is credited[3] with launching Bird Day, a day to celebrate birds in American schools, on May 4. The first Bird Day was celebrated in Oil City schools in 1894,[4] and by 1901 the practice was well established.[5] His wife was the author, Emma Whitcomb Babcock.

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  • Bird Day: How to prepare for it (1901)

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