Effects on Children
Featured Artifacts – The Home Front
Many regional schools were closed during the war since
students were needed at home to help on the farm doing chores once
performed by adults.
Viola James owned the writing box and would have used similar school
Used by children at Bayside Plantation.
DOLL, Named “Libby”
Blue china eyes that open and close are set in a wax-coated head that
is sewn to a cloth body.
New shoes patented in 1859 were owned by a member of the Hollowell
of Bayside Plantation.