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School youngsters, Red House, West Virginia, 1935

[Detail] School youngsters, Red House, West Virginia, 1935

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Photographs of scenes from the real world in which Katherine Paterson's Jacob Have I Loved is set, taken in the 1930s and 1940s mostly around the Chesapeake Bay by photographers working for the U.S. government. The images are available from the Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives and Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Color Photographs collections.

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