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Open-Air School: 1917

Open-Air School: 1917

1917. "Manual training class at the Franklin summer open-air school in Chicago." The open-air movement, which started in 1908 and ran through the 1930s, provided for the education of children with tuberculosis while at the same time crusading against "ventilating systems which do not ventilate." The movement (one subcategory of which was the "open window school") reflected a prevailing belief in the therapeutic powers of fresh air. Photograph by Burke & Atwell, Chicago. Elizabeth McCormick Memorial Fund. View full size.

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open window school

My mom used to attend an open window school in the 1930's.
It was called Clippert Open Window School. Her mother died of T.B. in 1930 when she was 30 yars old. The schools windows remained open all year even ehrn it snowed.They did get plenty to eat and plenty of rest in the school something they did not get at home.
Itzykitty

So are the children…

consumed in their work?

No, but seriously, that looks like it would be fun to build things like that at school.

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