In honor of the first day of school, we would like to share with you some artifacts used by Mississippi school children in years past. Many thanks to Nan Prince, Assistant Director of Collections with the Museum Division, for sharing these artifacts.

 

1982.3.1, ca. late 19th – early 20th Century school desk.

ca. late 19th -early 20th Century school desk. Accession number: 1982.3.1. (Museum Division Collection)

Education artifacts from the 20th Century.

Education artifacts from the 20th Century. (Museum Division Collection)