Playschool, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1940
Contributed by Mantor Library at UMF
The Farmington State Normal School "Playschool" was initiated in 1927. The Home Ec Department began the nursery school project as a way for students to observe and work with children between the ages of 2-5 years. Originally it ran on Tuesday and Friday mornings for 6 weeks, and was held in the Cottage. In 1929, it moved to Card Hall, at that time the Junior/Senior dormitory, because it had a living room with a Victrola and piano, and a dining room with toy cupboards. By 1936, the nursery school was in the Home Ec. Annex.
This is a photo of a Home Ec student sharing a book with playschool students in 1940.
- Title: Playschool, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1940
- Creation Date: circa 1940
- Subject Date: circa 1940
- Town: Farmington
- County: Franklin
- State: ME
- Media: Photograph
- Dimensions (cm): 10 x 12.75
- Object Type: Image
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Mantor Library at UMF
University of Maine at Farmington, 116 South Street, Farmington, ME 04938
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Farmington State Teachers College (Me.)
Farmington State Normal School (Me.)
University of Maine Farmington--History
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