Helvetia School

Title

Helvetia School

Description

Black and white image of a group of children gathered outside a one-room schoolhouse. The wooden building features a high, gabled roof and a square bell tower on the front apex. The children are grouped according to gender, and the girls wear skirts and pinafores while the boys mostly wear jackets and pants. One boy appears to wear a 'Little Lord Fauntleroy' outfit with a large lace collar and knee-length pants. Helvetia was predominantly settled by German-speaking Swiss immigrants in the 1870s.

Date Created

circa 1890s

Medium

copy prints

Identifier

WCMpic_015406

Rights

Online access to this image is for research and educational purposes only. To inquire about permissions, order a reproduction, or for more information, please contact the Washington County Museum at librarian@washingtoncountymuseum.org.