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Defending the Igloo

Defending the Igloo
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Title: Defending the Igloo
Description: Boys in winter coats and hats aim toy guns of sticks and boards while posing on an igloo and fort they have built from snow. A church building forms the backdrop. On the reverse of the photograph is written: "'Pupils Play' in their school yard, at home building 'Homes of Far Away Children' (Eskimo). Gladys White - Teacher."

Image ID: 102707
City, State: Troy, Town of, Wisconsin
Wisconsin Rural School Survey Records, 1931-1933
Genre: Photograph
Selected for scanning from a collection of photographs submitted to the Wisconsin Rural School Survey. Little Prairie School, 1840-1961 was a joint district with the towns of Troy, LaGrange, Palmyra, and Eagle in the counties of Walworth, Jefferson, and Waukesha.
Subjects: One-room schools
School children
Outdoor recreation
Church buildings
Outdoor photography
Portraits, Group
Clothing and dress

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