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Photograph of a Guilford County school bus and school children

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Photograph by
Siddell Studio, American, founded 1916
Subject of
Guilford County Schools, American, founded 1875
Unidentified Child or Children
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 3 1/2 × 5 3/4 in. (8.9 × 14.6 cm)
H x W (Image): 5 5/16 × 3 1/16 in. (13.5 × 7.8 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted
Guilford County, North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1916
Description
A black and white photograph of a covered school bus with spoked wheels with [No. 2 / Guilford County Schools], stenciled on the side of the bus. A young girl wearing a white dress is climbing into the back of the bus and other children can be seen through the bus windows. There are two black ink marks on the verso. A stamp in black ink on the back, center, identifies the photographer. A handwritten note on the back in blue ink identifies the subject. A number has been handwritten on the back in black ink.
Topic
African American
Children
Education
Photography
Rural life
Transportation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Margaret Falkener DeLorme, Waldo C. Falkener, Cameron S. Falkener and Gilbert E. DeLorme
Object number
2014.94.9
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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