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Background imageTeacher Collection: Colonial classroom in New England, 1600s

Colonial classroom in New England, 1600s
Early schoolroom in colonial New England. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Kindergarten children playing a game, 1870s

Kindergarten children playing a game, 1870s
Kindergarten class playing an active game, " the windmill, " 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Medieval university hierarchy

Medieval university hierarchy
Degrees of university teaching, topped by theology, 1508. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of an earlier illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: PUSA2A-00060

PUSA2A-00060
Chigwell Grammar School in Wanstead, Essex, where William Penn was educated. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut of an earlier illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Reading lesson in a Pennsylvania classroom, 1700s

Reading lesson in a Pennsylvania classroom, 1700s
School reading lesson in colonial Pennsylvania. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century Howard Pyle illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Whipping a schoolboy in ancient Rome

Whipping a schoolboy in ancient Rome
Schoolboy punished by a teacher in ancient Rome. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: School board interviewing a teacher, 1800s

School board interviewing a teacher, 1800s
Prospective teacher interviewed by a rural school board, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Colonial boy learning to read at home

Colonial boy learning to read at home
Grandmother teaching a child to read in colonial America. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Kindergarten class in Boston, 1870s

Kindergarten class in Boston, 1870s
Public kindergarden students modeling clay, Boston, Massachusetts, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Reading lesson in a 19th-century classroom

Reading lesson in a 19th-century classroom
Boys reading aloud in a schoolroom, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Students in a one-room school, 1800s

Students in a one-room school, 1800s
Young orator in a village public school, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Students reciting in a one-room school, 1800s

Students reciting in a one-room school, 1800s
Pupils reciting poetry in a one-room school, 1800s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Medieval Arabs teaching science

Medieval Arabs teaching science
Astronomy, alchemy and astrology taught by Arab scholars in medieval schools. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Medieval school

Medieval school
Students in a school in the Middle Ages, 1338-1344. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a miniature illustration from MS Bodleian Misc. 264

Background imageTeacher Collection: Boys of ancient Sparta instructed in athletics

Boys of ancient Sparta instructed in athletics
Athletic instruction of Spartan boys, ancient Greece. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Roman woman taking drawing lessons

Roman woman taking drawing lessons
Woman taking art lessons in the atrium of a Roman home. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: PSCI2A-00085

PSCI2A-00085
Ernst Haeckel teaching in his laboratory at Jena University, Germany. Hand-colored halftone of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: School for poor children in Brooklyn, 1870

School for poor children in Brooklyn, 1870
Schoolroom of the Brooklyn Bethel, New York, 1870. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Sinbad studying with scholars in India

Sinbad studying with scholars in India
Sinbad the Sailor in the society of the learned Indians, from the Arabian Nights. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: GGBR2A-00061

GGBR2A-00061
New College, Oxford, and its one hundred clerics, circa 1453. Hand-colored 19th-century woodcut reproduction of a 15th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Freedmens school in Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1866

Freedmens school in Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1866
Primary school for freedmen, in charge of Mrs. Green, at Vicksburg, Mississippi, 1866. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Freed slaves attending school in Charleston, South Carolina, 1866

Freed slaves attending school in Charleston, South Carolina, 1866
Zion School for colored children, Charleston, South Carolina, 1866. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Hampton Institute lecture hall, 1870s

Hampton Institute lecture hall, 1870s
African-American students in the assembly-room at the Hampton Institute in Virginia, 1870s. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: PBLA2D-00001

PBLA2D-00001
Statue of Mary McLeod Bethune and African-American children, Lincoln Park, Washington DC. Digital photograph

Background imageTeacher Collection: Jews teaching a child the laws of ancient Israel

Jews teaching a child the laws of ancient Israel
Jews teaching a child the laws, ancient Israel. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: HSET2A-00044

HSET2A-00044
Music-lesson in a colonial Southern plantation house. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: Boy learning at home, circa 1900

Boy learning at home, circa 1900
Mother with paper and pencil helping her son, early 1900s. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of an illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: BUSN2A-00155

BUSN2A-00155
Writing master using a quill pen. Hand-colored engraving of an illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: NATL2A-00029

NATL2A-00029
Inca teacher giving lessons in counting using the quipu. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: New pupil in a one-room school

New pupil in a one-room school
New student is the center of attention in a one-room school, circa 1900. Hand-colored halftone reproduction of a 19th-century illustration

Background imageTeacher Collection: PBLA2A-00007

PBLA2A-00007
Booker T. Washington, president of Tuskegee Normal School, 1890s. Hand-colored woodcut reproduction of a photograph

Background imageTeacher Collection: PANC2A-00001

PANC2A-00001
Aristotle instructing the young Alexander the Great. Hand-colored woodcut of a 19th-century illustration


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