TBT: Red Cross Knitting

Red Cross Knitting Project, St. Paul, MN, Galtier School 1917-1918 from the Minnesota Historical Society Archives

Not only does this image from World War I depict boys knitting for the war effort (sweaters? wide scarves?), but it also shows a black boy in the classroom as well, so an integrated classroom, if a lone black boy can be counted as an integrated classroom. I would like to know more about all of these boys and have been imagining stories for each of them while looking at this picture.

3 responses to “TBT: Red Cross Knitting”

    1. It’s pretty cool! I like sifting through old pictures – the MN Historical Society has quite a collection. 🙂

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      1. I love old photos too. But it’s great to see boys or men knitting!

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