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Visual Evidence

Drawing 1: Community School Plans, Bulletin No. 3, the Julius Rosenwald Fund. 1924.

[Drawing 1:  Community School Plans, Bulletin No. 3, the Julius Rosenwald Fund. 1924. Courtesy of the State Archives of North Carolina.] with link to larger version of photo.
(Image courtesy of the State Archives of North Carolina)


Questions for Drawing 1

1) What two types of architectural plans are shown in this photograph? What does each one reveal about the building? (Refer to Reading 2 if necessary)

2) In what ways is the school in this architectural plan similar to your school building? How is it different? Why do you think they are different?

3) How is attending school in a building like this different from attending school in a church or someone's home? What are the benefits of a school building?



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