In elementary school, we said the pledge of allegiance to the American flag every morning, first thing, before we started working. I always wanted to get picked to hold the flag. Getting picked was a very special thing
Dark Room: May New Madrid County, Missouri. "Interior of house without windows, home of sharecropper, cut-over farmer of Mississippi bottoms." nitrate negative by Russell Lee for the Farm Security Administration.
Sepia - This picture was taken in 1938 and shows a school boy in class. The child looks to be bare footed, which was a common thing during this period, as many people simply could not afford shoes for their children.