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How to Use the Images


Inquiry Question

Historical Context



Photo 1
Photo 2


Table of

Visual Evidence

Photo 3: Interior of an African-American School
in Anthoston, Kentucky, built ca. 1875,
photographed 1916.

[Graphic] Photo 3 with link to higher quality photo.
(Library of Congress)

1) Examine this photo carefully and write down several of your observations.

2) What can you learn about the time period from studying this photo? What can you learn about African-American schools in general? Can you infer anything about Iron Hill School from this photo? If so, what?

* The image on the screen has a resolution of 72 dots per inch (dpi), and therefore will print poorly. You can obtain a high quality version of the photo, but be aware that the file will take about 35 seconds to load with a 28.8K modem.




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