The collection contains hundreds of photos taken in nursery schools/day care centers from one end of America to the other. Some of the loveliest images record the quietest moments.
The above three images are from an Arizona nursery school. They were taken by Russell Lee, in April 1940.
Belle Glade, Florida. Feb. 1941. (Taken by Marion Post Wolcott)
Woodville, California. March 1942. (Russell Lee)
The above photo was taken in Feb. 1942, in Harlingen, Texas, by Arthur Rothstein. During the same month he shot these final three in Sinton, Texas:
[American Memory link]
to locate images such as these use search terms: nursery, nap