Young Girls and Bennett School

Description:

Photograph of a group of young girls in a field adjacent to a school building in Mesquite, TX. Thirteen girls are pictured in long, white gowns. The school behind them is a large, L-shaped white building with a bell tower.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Dallas County - Mesquite
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Mesquite Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 270
Past 30 days: 13
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Dallas County - Mesquite
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1890~  
Description:

Photograph of a group of young girls in a field adjacent to a school building in Mesquite, TX. Thirteen girls are pictured in long, white gowns. The school behind them is a large, L-shaped white building with a bell tower.

Note:

According to accompanying information, the Bennett School was located near the present First Presbyterian Church in Mesquite, TX. The original Bennett School was replaced by a one story frame building by 1881. The school closed in 1894.

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 12 cm., on mat 14 x 16 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Bennett School | girls
Partner:
Mesquite Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: MQPL0001002
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth90972
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image