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Photo may be attributed to Arthur A. Bently. This is the way a typical Los Angeles schoolroom looked in the "gay nineties," when the little girls wore ruffles and pigtails and the boys sported flowered suspenders like their dads. Third grade pupils of the Gates Street School in 1899, shown here, are performing ambidextrous drawing to develop equal use of both arms.
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00044788 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 1845. CARL0000048137 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/14748
Gates Street Elementary School (Los Angeles, Calif.) Students--California--Los Angeles Schools--California--Los Angeles Herald-Examiner Collection photographs