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Dr. N.H. Jones Elementary

Ms. Polly Werner’s 3rd Grade Art Class 2002-2003


Transportation

“Times have changed in these two photos. We don't use trolleys now. Instead we use cars, vans, SUVs and etc... We are able to get to where we are going quicker than with trolleys. We are lucky to have so much technology.”

Evan — Age 8

Then

Horse-drawn trolley passing in front of the Marion County courthouse

1891

Now

Transportation Now

2002


My Family

“I chose the pictures of my family because they were the best pictures of my family. My family is very close. We are moving soon and being close is important.”

Nivethitha — Age 8

Then

My Family Then

1990's

Now

My Family Now

2002


Tractors

“I chose these pictures because I live on a ranch and I thought that a tractor would be good. The old tractors didn't have a roof and would be hard for the farmers because of the heat with no shade. I like to ride on tractors.”

Gilson — Age 8

Then

Tractors given to James H. Mills : Fort Meade, Florida

Not before 1939

Now

Tractors Now

2002


Lawnmowers

“I chose these pictures because I thought it would be funny to see the differences in the lawnmowers. The new one is now electric and the other one you have to push to get power. This chimp would even get tired, especially mowing the White House's lawn.”

Elliot — Age 8

Then

Baby chimpanzee mowing the lawn: Kendall, Florida

1949

Now

Lawnmowers Now

2002


My Mom

“I love my mom. She has changed because she now has glasses and shorter hair than she used to. I think that my mom is very pretty.”

Gilson — Age 8

Then

My Mom Then

 

Now

My Mom Now

 


The Racecars

“I chose these pictures because I like to watch racing. I think that racing is more popular than it used to be. I like to go every Saturday night and watch races.”

Lezlie — Age 9

Then

Fireball Roberts in his car

1958

Now

The Racecars Now

2002


Marion Hotel

“I chose these pictures because I pass by this hotel all of the time. It has changed a lot. The cars are newer. This building used to not have a hotel in it.”

Brandon — Age 9

Then

Marion Hotel Then

1940's

Now

Marion Hotel Now

2002


My Sister

“My older sister used to not fight as much as we do now. I used to be as tall as her, but now she has gotten taller than me.”

Katie — Age 8

Then

My Sister Then

 

Now

My Sister Now