The first day of school, waiting for the teacher to open the door

Image

cj2221a.jpg

Title

The first day of school, waiting for the teacher to open the door

Subject

Hadley (Mass.)
Schools -- Massachusetts -- Hadley
Children -- Massachusetts -- Hadley

Description

A group of students stand on and around the steps to the Hockanum schoolhouse. Many are holding books and most are looking to the right, presumably at the arriving teacher. A girl to the left of the door is identified as a Wright girl, two boys in front are Luther Barstow with Oscar Johnson behind him, a boy in front to the right is Harold Barstow, and a small girl in back on the right is Hettie Johnson.

Creator

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940

Publisher

Jones Library Special Collections

Date

undated

Rights

This digital file may be used for educational uses, as long as it is not altered in any way. Prior written permission is required for any other use of the digital files from the Jones Library.

Relation

From the Clifton Johnson Collection

Type

Photographs

Identifier

CJ2221a

Original Format

Photographs

Physical Dimensions

7 x 5

Citation

Johnson, Clifton, 1865-1940, “The first day of school, waiting for the teacher to open the door,” Digital Amherst, accessed June 5, 2020, https://digitalamherst.org/items/show/2315.