Gumtree School, Hanover County, c. 1955
(Accession number: 2003.77.5)
Questions for classroom discussion
1. How many people are in the picture?
2. What do you think will happen next in this picture?
3. What might the people in this picture be saying?
4. How does this picture make you feel? Why?
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 the photographer took this picture?
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