Emergency School in Cincinnati, Ohio
@ Ohio History Connection
Ohio Federal Writers' Project
DescriptionCaption reads: "W.P.A. Emergency Schools. Negro children at West End Center, Cincinnati, Ohio. Photo by W.P.A. Photographer, Federal Project No. 1. (Writers')." This photograph shows about 20 children and 5 adults in a classroom, sitting a desks and tables eating lunch. Signs around the room indicate the students were learning subjects such as sewing, knitting and how to rescue the drowning (Row, Throw, Go, and Tow).