School Children


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School Children is a picture, with genre photograph and group portraits. Its dimensions are 3.94 in. x 5.94 in..

It was created in 1916.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

A group of school children and their teacher are pictured here. The wide range of ages in one class indicate that they were attending a one-room school. These were very common in rural areas. Teachers would prepare lessons for all the grades in the classroom. Each grade would have a recitation period while other grades were doing claswork. The methods of instruction were rote learning, memorization, reading aloud and copying. The girl in the second row on the right is identified as Millicent Williams. She is listed in the Worthington Schools Alumni Directory as having graduated in 1926.

It covers the topic students.

It features the person Millicent E. Lafler (née Williams), 1908-1989.

It features the organization Worthington Schools.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg.

The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 94-G-129.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0655.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on May 1, 2002. It was last updated May 16, 2021.