Pierpole Campfire, Farmington State Normal School, 1922
Contributed by Mantor Library at UMF
The second Camp Fire group at F.S.N.S., Pierpole, was organized in fall 1915. They were infamous for their cookouts and "weenie roasts" at the slate quarry. This is the Pierpole group enjoying a cookout.
The Pierpoles also made leather napkins rings and purses and divinity fudge to sell at the annual Christian Association fair. Their meeting guests included Miss Porter, who taught them about writing business letters, telegrams and making out money orders, and Captain Blake, the school's janitor, who showed them how to tie standard knots to earn their nature lore honors.
- Title: Pierpole Campfire, Farmington State Normal School, 1922
- Creation Date: circa 1922
- Subject Date: circa 1922
- Town: Farmington
- County: Franklin
- State: ME
- Media: black and white photograph
- Collection: FSNS scrapbooks
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Mantor Library at UMF
University of Maine at Farmington, 116 South Street, Farmington, ME 04938
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LC Subject Headings
Indians of North America--Maine--Abenaki
Camp Fire Girls
Girls--Societies and clubs
Farmington State Teachers College (Me.)
University of Maine Farmington--History
Farmington State Normal School (Me.)
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