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Haunting 100-Year-Old Chalkboard Drawings Discovered In Oklahoma School

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Emerson High School in Oklahoma City was the site of an amazing discovery last week when contractors renovating the school found several 100-year-old chalkboards hidden in the walls. The chalkboards, dating back to 1917, haven’t been touched for almost a century, and perfectly preserve the work of students and teachers from that era.

The images and writing on the boards include an unusual mathematics lesson where a wheel is used to teach multiplication tables.

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The students were also taught music…

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… and basic hygiene.

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“The penmanship blows me away, because you don’t see a lot of that anymore,” Emerson High School Principal Sherry Kishore told the NewsOK. “Some of the handwriting in some of these rooms is beautiful.”

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Several references to the pilgrims were also made.

A school district spokesperson says they are working with the city to preserve the chalk drawings.

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Via Pulptastic, NewsOK

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