"Going home from school in Breathitt County, Kentucky. The school year begins in July and ends in January, as most of the children have no shoes and insufficient clothing to walk the long distance over bad roads and up creek beds"

September, 1940

By Marion Post Wolcott

From Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division

Digital ID: fsa 8c13638

Alternately: "Children going to school, Breathitt County, Kentucky"

From Marion Post Wolcott: FSA Photographs