Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject HeadingsScope Note: Created For = CW
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Boys School, Phulbani, Khandmal, Orissa, India, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of Indian boys of varying ages standing in a line in a field with their teachers at a Boys School in Phulbani, Khandmal, Orrisa, India in the early 20th century.
Custom entitled 'Brosnachadh Caonaig', 24 June 1887
Scope and Contents Custom entitled 'Brosnachadh Caonaig' collected from John MacAulay from Gearrloch [Geàrrloch/Gairloch, Ros is Cromba/Ross and Cromarty] but living in Edinburgh [Dùn Èideann describing how a fight would be started between school boys. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.
Dates: 24 June 1887
Custom entitled 'Goisteachd' and 'Blood Brotherhood', 9 January 1895
Scope and Contents Custom written down by John Ewen MacRury, Beinn na Faoghla/Benbecula entitled 'Goisteachd' and additionally entitled 'Blood Brotherhood' by Alexander Carmichael. MacRury recalls how if two boys drew blood while playing then one would put blood on the back of the hand of the other and say 'roinn [rinn] mi goisteachd riut' and that would mean that they 'were friends in all plays henceforth', although frequently the bond was short-lived MacRury remarks 'there was something in it as the...
Dates: 9 January 1895
Girls School, Phulbani, Kandhamal, Orissa, [India], 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a row of young girls standing in front of their girls school in Phulbani, Kandhamal, Orissa, [India] in the early/mid 20th century.
Hindu Girls School [India], 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of girls sitting in a courtyard during a lesson at a Hindu Girls School in India in the early 20th century. All of the girls and their teacher are wearing saris except for one woman who is wearing a Western style dress.
Native School at Jagannathpur, [India], 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of a group of children and their teacher at a 'native' school in Jagannathpur, India in the early 20th century. The children stand and sit outside the school house with some of them carrying writing slates.
Schoolboys Who Run a 200-Acre Farm Near London, 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph from the Daily Mirror newspaper from the article, 'Schoolboys Who Run a 200-Acre Farm Near London' showing a boy hand-feeding a pig and a group of boys helping with the harvest in the early 20th century [some time during World War I].
The Head Girl, Phulbani, Kandhamal, Orissa, [India], 1870s-1930s
Scope and Contents Photograph of the Head Girl standing in a field holding a slate with men standing in the background in Phulbani, Kandhamal, Orissa, India in the early/mid 20th century.