- Look closely at the photo, what do you notice? Why would women be taught how to make rugs in school?
- Compare this photo to the photo of the seamstress. Explain how these photos help answer the question, "How did the Industrial Revolution change the production of goods?” What evidence supports your answer?
Johnston, Frances B., "African-American women weaving rug in home economics class at Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va.," 1899. Courtesy of Library of Congress