The Rachel Carter Craighead diaries span the latter half of the nineteenth century and the early twentieth century, and they provide a remarkable
look at Nashville life. Topics covered in the diary include descriptions of school life in the 1850s,...
Nutrition; Education; Health; Food; Children; School children; Classrooms; Teachers
A young girl learns the basics of a healthy breakfast with the help of a teacher. The blackboard reads, "Menu for breakfast, Oatmeal and cream, Egg on toast, Milk, Baked apple." The young girl is wearing a dress but no shoes.