38 Vintage Photos Showing U.S. Classroom Scenes From the Late 1800s to the Early 1900s

Thanksgiving Day lesson at Whittier, 1899
Outdoor class in botany, Washington, DC, 1899
Students of 8th Division school using rulers, yardsticks, and measuring tape in school yard, Washington, DC, 1899
Two girls and a boy pumping water at well of Hampton Institute graduate, 1899-1900
Women painting at easels in a class at the Art Students’ League, Washington, DC, 1889
Group of public school children offering peanuts to animals in the National Zoo, Washington, DC, 1899
Isadora Duncan’s dance students, 1899
Machine shop class, Washington, DC, 1899
Art class, sketching ducks at zoo, Normal school, 1899
Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va., 1898
Louis Firetail (Sioux, Crow Creek), wearing tribal clothing, giving a presentation in an American history class, Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia, 1899-1900
6th Division mathematics class on a street paving problem, 1899
A class at the zoo – the bird cage, 1899
A class in dressmaking, Hampton Institute, Hampton, Virginia, 1899
Art class with live model, Normal School, Washington, DC, 1899
Classroom scenes in Washington, D.C. public schools – outdoor exercise with rods, 1899
History class at the Tuskegee Institute
School children on a field trip
School children conducting simple experiments, Washington, DC, 1899
School children examining wild flowers on field trip, Washington, DC, 1899
School children learning a dance in a school yard, Washington, DC, 1899
School children measuring and sketching at a stone building, Washington, DC, 1899
Schoolgirls doing calisthenics
Cooking class
Elementary school class on Native American Culture
Female students exercising with dumbbells, Western High School, Washington, DC, 1899
Geography class at the Hampton Institute
Girls in a science laboratory at Eastern High School, Washington, DC, 1899
Girls on the playground, 1899
2nd Division grade school pupils examining a mailbox
6 girls in art class, drawing at easels, Eastern High School, Washington, DC, 1899
Academie Julian, Paris, group of art students, 1885
Children and teacher in classroom studying corn and cotton, Annie Davis School, near Tuskegee, Alabama, 1902
Schoolgirls with teacher, learning to cook on a wood stove in classroom, 1899
Students at Hampton Institute, 1899
Students at Hampton Institute, 1899
Art class
Class of the Sixth Division at the Library of Congress, 1899

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