Daily Archives: Aug 6, 2012

Studying a Live Dog in Kindergarten

Classroom scenes in Washington, D.C. public schools: studying live dog, 5th Division -1899 (Library of Congress)

Here’s an interesting scene that you probably wouldn’t see kindergarten today. This classroom of children is learning about, what appears to be, the anatomy of a live dog. This was taken by the local great, Frances Benjamin Johnston. Related articles …

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Upsy-Downsy-Daisy Roller Coaster

Montgomery County, Maryland. The roller coaster at Glen Echo Park in 1926. (Shorpy)

The image below is great, especially when you click on it for a larger version. Check out the expressions of the riders … priceless. Relative to what we have today, this is probably a joke, but I imagine at the …

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