About This Image

With various stamps including FSA and Culver Picture stamps on verso. Also pencil notations and typed caption/title. Notation: "Big Discovery in the South" by James C. Derieux, Pub. Aug. 1, 1942." Class room largely made up of girls and smaller boys. While a cute picture of the children, the image dramatized the mediocre learning opportunities for even poor white farming families.

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White School Room near S.E. Missouri Farms
Russell Lee White School Room near S.E. Missouri Farms

Price $3,500

Main Image

Ref.# 13009

Medium Silver print

Mount unmounted

Photo Date 1938  Print Date 1938c

Dimensions 7-1/4 x 9-5/8 in. (184 x 244 mm)

Photo Country United States (USA)

Photographer Country United States (USA)


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