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Catalog Number 2015.001.00701.1
Title Coastside Classroom in One Room Elementary Schoolhouse, 1957
Photographer Pearl, Norton
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Negative
Category Photographs
Date October 1957
Description Coastside Classroom in One Room Elementary Schoolhouse, 1957. Black and white negative of Coastside Schoolhouse on Stagecoach Road in San Mateo County. The schoolhouse consists of one room. There are twelve students and one teacher in this image. Most of the students are sitting at desks reading and writing. The teacher is standing next to one student's desk helping him. There are three other students writing on blackboards. The blackboard has a number of assignments written on it, including "Book Report due Jan. 16th Oral Wednesday," "Social Studies Turn in report on Italy January 10th," and "reading page 166." One the walls are posters about aviation and a poster with the alphabet in cursive. In the back of the classroom, near an American flag and a poster titled "Teeth need care" is a puppet theater titled "Merry Puppets." Part of a series of 3.
Studio Norton Pearl Photography
Place Unincorporated San Mateo County, CA
Subjects Elementary school teaching
Search Terms Coastside
Schools - San Mateo County
Copyright Norton Pearl Photography / San Mateo County Historical Association