Photo of the Day

children posing on an enormous oak tree in Louisiana
December 11, 2012

Oak Tree, Louisiana

This Month in Photo of the Day: Vintage National Geographic Photographs Children play on an oak tree near St. Francisville, Louisiana. Staff photographer Edwin Wisherd captured the photo while on assignment for the story "Louisiana, Land of Perpetual Romance," published in the April 1930 issue of National Geographic. See more pictures from the archives » View a timeline of the history of photography »
Photograph by Edwin L. Wisherd, National Geographic

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