National Geographic : 1933 Aug
A STRANGE SYMBOL OF PIETY On Corpus Christi the women of Eschbach wear these top-heavy head dresses, made of white flowers, and the long streamers of white ribbon embossed with red figures. SCHOOL ISOUT! Their daily session beginsearlier and the school year lasts much longer than those of American pupils (see text, page 239). Black Forest children wear their book bags strapped totheir backs.