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School Photos Poster featuring the photograph Lower Fox Creek School 1 by Jim McCain

The watermark in the lower right corner of the image will not appear on the final print.

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10.00" x 8.00"

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12.00" x 10.00"

 

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Lower Fox Creek School 1 Poster

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Lower Fox Creek School 1 poster by Jim McCain.   Our posters are produced on acid-free papers using archival inks to guarantee that they last a lifetime without fading or loss of color. All posters include a 1" white border around the image to allow for future framing and matting, if desired.

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I love this composition v/f

Barbara, Thanks for the comments, fav and vote ! Glad you like it ! :)

Love the stone of the old school house. I agree with Kate this is definitely my favorite one with the tree. f/v!

Thanks Kate ! I loved that old schoolhouse but it stood alone on the prairie and since the sky didn't add much to the photo, I thought the tree would. Thanks for commenting !

Love it with the tree! f/v

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Artist's Description

This is a photo of Lower Fox Creek School. It is a one room school located approximately 2 miles north of Strong City, Kansas and situated alongside the Flint Hills Byway (Hwy 177). The building rests atop a grassy knoll which is part of the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve. The idea for the school was conceived in 1878 and after a parcel of land was donated by local rancher Stephen F. Jones, construction began. It was built from limestone blocks brought from a quarry nearby. Typical of most one room schools, there was a separate door for the girls and boys to enter, thus the 2 doors in the front. Though it was finished in 1882, the school didn't open until Sept. 1 of 1884. The first teacher was Dora Per who made a whopping $35 a month. The school remained open until 1930 when low annual attendance dropped too low. The building fell into disrepair over the years being used as hay storage or a bunkhouse, even losing it's roof in an apparent tornado one year. In 1968, interest...

About Jim McCain

Jim McCain

My personal connection with art started as a child living on a farm along historic Route 66 and the Canadian River. My mother had art talent as well, but like me, she never had any training. It wasn't until after her death that we discovered some drawings of hers from middle school. So I owe her for my interest in many forms of art. Living on the farm adjacent to the Canadian gave her the chance to teach us all about nature and the wonders to be found in the woodlands and streams. I grew to appreciate and care for all living things and that ultimately led me to photography. My first camera was an old Kodak box camera using 620 film. Our first family trip farther than Oklahoma City was to Montana when I was about 14 years old. I shot...

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