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Children Going to School on a Horse-Drawn Bus in Keokuk County, Iowa, 1928

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Children standing beside horse-drawn bus
Courtesy of State Historical Society of Iowa, 1928


The photograph shows children from Webster Consolidated School standing beside a horse-drawn bus. The image was taken in 1928 in Keokuk County, Iowa.

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  • What was it like to go on the school bus in the past?
  • How is going to school on a school bus today different than it was in the past?