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Dining hall, Pownal State School, ca. 1937

Contributed by New Gloucester Historical Society

Dining hall, Pownal State School, ca. 1937

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Girls and women in the dining hall at the Pownal State School in New Gloucester.

The facility for developmentally disabled persons, operated by the state, by the late 1930s served more than 1,000 patients, had some 50 buildings on its campus, and had a staff of 200.

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  • Title: Dining hall, Pownal State School, ca. 1937
  • Creation Date: circa 1937
  • Subject Date: circa 1937
  • Town: New Gloucester
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photograph
  • Dimensions (cm): 17 x 24.5
  • Object Type: Image

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New Gloucester Historical Society
PO Box 531, New Gloucester, ME 04260
(207) 926-3260

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