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Darlington, Gladstone Street, Open Air School

Pupils learning gardening. The school, based on the revolutionary idea that open-air education was healthier, opened in May 1910 and closed later that year due to inclement weather. Note the Technical College, North Road, in the background. From a copy of an original photograph.

1901 - 1925
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