School & education

A day with Helen Keller (1906)

A Day With Helen Keller by Joseph Edgar Chamberlin Sometimes we dream, or like to imagine, that we are something different from what we are. By a dismal freak of fancy we conceive ourselves, in such a d... Read more...

The Scripto Erasable Pen (1984)

Win the battle against the blotches, smudgies and globbies The Scripto Erasable Pen beats the blotchies, stops the smudgies, and grabs the globbies. Its smooth writing ink won't skip or glob like other erasa... Read more...

A piano lesson in the parlor (1899)

This photo is from 1899 or 1900, taken in a stately Victorian parlor with Arabian detailing on the windows. Officially titled "African American man giving piano lesson to young African American woman," the ... Read more...

Halloween scenes from 1910

Take a look at how some newspaper artists -- including several schoolchildren -- envisioned the Halloween celebration and fall festivities back in 1910! ... Read more...

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