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  • Subject: First Ward Colored School (Lake Charles, La.)
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    • Perfect attendance

    • Schools; Children; African Americans; First Ward Colored School (Lake Charles, La.)--Pictorial works;
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "58 children from First Ward colored school who have maintained perfect attendance record during the school term of 1951-52."
    • Childrean saying grace

    • Children praying; African Americans; Teachers; School meals; First Ward Colored School (Lake Charles, La.);
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Children saying grace at First Ward negro school before lunch. Mary Belle Williamson, principal. Picture by M. Reid, school nurse."
    • First Ward Colored School dinner

    • Teachers; Principals; Nurses; Reid, Maude, 1882-1978--Portraits; African Americans; First Ward Colored School (Lake Charles, La.);
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Here is a picture taken by Bonnie Mae Smith of a supper given by the Faculty of 1st Ward Colored School in honor of Maude Reid - shown at center. W.B. Nash, former Central School principal - now post master sits opposite....
    • Lack of space

    • Children eating & drinking; African Americans; First Ward Colored School (Lake Charles, La.)--Pictorial works; Classrooms
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Lunch hour - Second Ward Colored School - nurse and teacher in rear. 1948." Image depicts children eating lunch in a classroom. Despite caption, image probably depicts First Ward School and was taken in 1950.
    • Mattie Jackson

    • Teachers; First Ward Colored School (Lake Charles, La.); Women; African Americans; Clothing & dress;
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Mattie Jackson (at left) wearing the orchid presented to her by Maude Reid, city school nurse. 'For her life of service, unselfish example, and understanding heart, which has endeared her to her students, their parents, and...
    • Maude vaccinating against smallpox

    • Reid, Maude, 1882-1978--Portraits; Vaccinations; School children; African Americans; First Ward Colored School (Lake Charles, La.);
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Maude vaccinating against smallpox a group of children from the First Ward Colored School. December 1949. The children are left to right: Elaine Davis; Henry Joseph; Melvin Augustus, and Pamela Norris."
    • Rhythm band

    • Schools; Children; Bands; First Ward Colored School (Lake Charles, La.); African Americans; Clothing & dress; Musical instruments;
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Rythm Band, First Ward Colored School -- note the majorettes." Children play simple instruments and march.
    • Rythm band

    • Schools; Children; Bands; First Ward Colored School (Lake Charles, La.); African Americans; Clothing & dress; Musical instruments; Drum majorettes;
    • Caption by Maude Reid: "Rythm Band, First Ward Colored School -- note the majorettes." Children play simple instruments and march.
    • Mary Bell Williams and group of pupils

    • Teachers; Students; African Americans; Educators; First Ward Colored School (Lake Charles, La.);
    • Newspaper photograph and caption: "Mary Bell Williams, left, principal of the First War colored school and one of the greatest Red Cross campaign workers in the nation, talks over the schools recent drive with a group of pupils."
    • Expressive faces

    • Children eating & drinking; African Americans; First Ward Colored School (Lake Charles, La.)
    • Newspaper photograph and caption:"Expressive faces of First Ward children, mirror the delight over a lunch consisting of turkey and all the 'trimmings.'"
    • Safety Patrol

    • School crossing guards; Boys; African Americans; Police; Uniforms; First Ward Colored School (Lake Charles, La.);
    • Newspaper photographs of young men with crossing guard belts and men in uniform. Caption by Maude Reid: "Safety Patrol in City Negro Schools... Sgt. Fontenot, who organized the patrols, is at the left."

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