Outdoor canteens, lessons in sub-zero weather and classrooms without walls: Remarkable photos show how FRESH AIR was used to stop the spread of TB in early 20th century schools
- These are the fascinating images of the open air schools of the early twentieth century
- Children braved freezing temperatures in an attempt to combat the widespread rise of tuberculosis
- In the years leading up to the Second World War, thousands of sickly children were sent to open air schools
- The movement started in Germany with the creation of 'Forest school for sickly children'