Photo Archives – Historical Evidence of Children’s Role in Society

Photo Archives – Historical Evidence of Children’s Role in Society

Primary documents can be valuable additions to the curriculum, and going with the old adage “a picture is worth a thousand words” let me remind you of the value of photo archives. Here are but a few of the outstanding photograph archives that can be found online.
The blog “Sweet Juniper!” posts photos of “Street Urchins” allowing us to look back at the place of children in society. Many of their photos come from the photography archives of the Library of Congress.
Closer to home, see the Alberta Archives,
the Edmonton Public Library Archives,
Edmonton Public School Archives and Museum,
and the City of Edmonton Archives

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