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Home Economics students, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1916

Contributed by Mantor Library at UMF

Students in the Household Arts program at Farmington State Normal School were required to wear a specific uniform for cookery lessons. It consisted of a plain white tailored skirt, a white tailored shirtwaist with full or 3/4 sleeves and a soft or stiff turnover collar, and a plain gored apron with bib and pockets.

Students were also required to have two plain white linen towels. This group of students looks well turned out in their cookery outfits.

Other Information


  • Title: Home Economics students, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1916
  • Creation Date: circa 1916
  • Subject Date: circa 1916
  • Town: Farmington
  • County: Franklin
  • State: ME
  • Media: black and white photograph
  • Collection: Swain album
  • Object Type: Image

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Mantor Library at UMF
University of Maine at Farmington, 116 South Street, Farmington, ME 04938
(207) 778-7219
http://library.umf.maine.edu

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