During Second Saturday at McHenry Museum, docent Karen Tiffin describes how schoolchildren brought their own books to school banded together with a leather strap – the 1900s version of a backpack.
During Second Saturday at McHenry Museum, docent Karen Tiffin describes how schoolchildren brought their own books to school banded together with a leather strap – the 1900s version of a backpack. Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com
During Second Saturday at McHenry Museum, docent Karen Tiffin describes how schoolchildren brought their own books to school banded together with a leather strap – the 1900s version of a backpack. Andy Alfaro aalfaro@modbee.com

McHenry Museum lesson captures school life of the 1800s

March 14, 2015 07:13 PM