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cooking and reading class, School #9
  • Orville John Green
    born: Jefferson County, Wisconsin, United States ; died: McPherson, Kansas, United States ; active: United States
  • cooking and reading class, School #9, 1901–1905
  • Where object was made: Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United States
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 16 x 21.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 5/16 x 8 7/16 in
  • Transfer from Central College, Orville John and Evaline Dryer Green Collection
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7581

The black and white image depicts a class making butter. A group of children are gathered around a table with bowls and a girl is turning the crank on a butter churn. Words and images pertaining to butter are written on the chalkboard.