The caption reads: TAKING THE OATH OF OFFICE
The printed note reads: Child citizenship is effective for producing right conditions among children and those civic habits which will insure faithful adult citizenship.
Our country needs it in every school, for its defense from mobs and riots instigated by ignorance of our institutions, on the part of our newly arrived populations.
This image appears in Red Man vol. 4, no. 2 (October 1911): 58.