School at Anthoston.
Henderson County, Kentucky.
Photograph by Lewis W. Hine.
Dated 1916 September 13.
(Library of Congress)
image to enlarge.
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reconstruction, the Freedman's Bureau, missionary societies, and blacks
themselves established over 3,000 schools in the South, laying the foundation
for public education in the region.
Many young men and women who attended freedman's schools became teachers
who instructed the next generation.