Mary Hughes School Classroom

Elementary classroom with students at Mary Hughes School in Pine Flats, TN. On the blackboard is written, “The Dining Room. We want a dining room in our playhouse. We need a table and chairs. We need some dishes. Mary Elizabeth will bring the dishes. The boys will make the furniture.” The adjoining chart reads, “Ways We Can Help Our Mother. We can wash the dishes. We can sweep the floor. We can sweep the porch. We can go to the store. We can pick up our toys. We can hang up our clothes. We can wash our face and hands. We can watch the baby.” The calendar shows the date as February 19th.

Photographer: McNeer, Thomas Jr.

Date Taken: 1946


ID#: 217-46


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