First Class in Agriculture, Agricultural College, Manassas
(Accession number: 2001.539.1)
Questions for classroom discussion
1. How many people are in the picture?
2. Is this picture happy or sad? What makes you say that?
3. This picture is a post card. Why do you think people would make a post card of a school?
4. Why do you think there is a cupola (the building feature next to the chimney) on top of the building?
5. Compare this picture with the pictures of other schools in this section. How is it different? How is it the same?
6. Why do you think someone crossed out the word "College" in the picture?
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