Collection  |  Photo, Print, Drawing Goldsberry collection of open-air school photographs Open-air school collection of photographs / Goldsberry collection of photographs and periodical illustrations showing young children in "open air" and outdoor schools

About this Item

Title
Goldsberry collection of open-air school photographs
Other Title
Open-air school collection of photographs
Goldsberry collection of photographs and periodical illustrations showing young children in "open air" and outdoor schools
Summary
Photographs show open-air schools in many countries, chiefly the United States. Facilities designed for normal, tubercular, anemic, and myopic children. Montessori methods, furniture, and toys in use. Some old one-room schoolhouses. Washington-area images include open-air education at Mackin playground in Georgetown; and black students at Miner Normal School learning to brush their teeth.
Contributor Names
Goldsberry, Louise Dunham, collector
Beals, Jessie Tarbox, photographer
Underwood & Underwood, photographer
Created / Published
ca. 1900-1925; bulk 1900-1915.
Subject Headings
-  Open-air schools--1900-1930
-  Children--Education--1900-1930
-  School children--1900-1930
Format Headings
Gelatin silver prints--1900-1930.
Panoramic photographs--1900-1930.
Photomechanical prints--1900-1930.
Notes
-  Arrangement: Arrangement: Alphabetical by geographic location.
-  LOT title devised by Library staff. Other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
-  Photographers: Underwood & Underwood, Jessie Tarbox Beals (New York City), and others.
-  Includes gelatin silver, photomechanical prints, and one panorama.
-  Purchase; Mrs. Louise Dunham Goldsberry, Takoma Park, Maryland; 1926.
-  Mrs. Louise Dunham Goldsberry collected the images to illustrate the benefits of open-air schools and outdoor education for children and encourage the creation of additional facilities. She solicited images and information by sending letters to schools, organizations, and education departments. She compiled an extensive typescript (dated 1921) to accompany the visual information and indicated in the introduction that most images were received by 1913.
-  Finding aid available in the Prints and Photographs Reading Room. A typescript book by Mrs. Goldsberry, issued in 1921 as "The open-air school and out-door education: a résumé." Includes lists of photos, history of her collection, and explanatory captions for a proposed display to encourage interest in open-air education. Finding aid is filed in P&P Reference Books: LB3483.G6.
Medium
ca. 2,500 items ; 36 x 44 cm. or smaller.
Call Number/Physical Location
LOT 5338 (F) (H) (OSE) [P&P]
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA
Digital Id
http://lcweb2.loc.gov/pp/cphquery.html
Library of Congress Control Number
2004668862
Rights Advisory
Rights status of individual images not evaluated. For general information see: "Copyright and Other Restrictions...," http://lcweb.loc.gov/rr/print/195_copr.html
Language
English
Online Format
image
Description
ca. 2,500 items ; 36 x 44 cm. or smaller. | Photographs show open-air schools in many countries, chiefly the United States. Facilities designed for normal, tubercular, anemic, and myopic children. Montessori methods, furniture, and toys in use. Some old one-room schoolhouses. Washington-area images include open-air education at Mackin playground in Georgetown; and black students at Miner Normal School learning to brush their teeth.
LCCN Permalink
https://lccn.loc.gov/2004668862
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Chicago citation style:

Goldsberry, Louise Dunham, Collector, Beals, Jessie Tarbox, and Underwood & Underwood, photographer. Goldsberry Collection of Open-Air School Photographs. , ca. 1900. to 1925; Bulk 1900 to 1915. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004668862/.

APA citation style:

Goldsberry, L. D., Beals, J. T. & Underwood & Underwood, photographer. (ca. 1900) Goldsberry Collection of Open-Air School Photographs. , ca. 1900. to 1925; Bulk 1900 to 1915. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004668862/.

MLA citation style:

Goldsberry, Louise Dunham, Collector, photographers by Beals, Jessie Tarbox, and Underwood & Underwood. Goldsberry Collection of Open-Air School Photographs. to 1925; Bulk 1900 to 1915. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004668862/>.

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