S Road School class, South Bristol, ca. 1923Item 79575 info
South Bristol Historical Society
Bristol's neglect extended to supplies too, as South Bristol teachers were often compelled to purchase even the most basic supplies, like crayons and pencils, for their students.
According to town reports of the time, Bristol schools received new blackboards as requested, but no comparable improvements were extended to schools in the South Bristol area, where blackboards had been in substandard condition for years.