• Hester How in Her Classroom

    Black and white photograph of a classroom, teacher at front, students in desks and on floor
    January 01 c. 1890

    Hester How in Her Classroom

    Photographer unknown

    Black and white photograph


    Hester How began her career with the school board in February, 1875 and spent decades working with disadvantaged children in the city. She pioneered social services in the city such as day care, fresh air camps, school lunches, and family court.