Student headstands, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1929

Contributed by Mantor Library at UMF


Doing headstands in outdoor locations seems to have been a fad among Farmington Normal School students in the 1920's.

It is a recurring theme in several scrapbooks and photo albums in the University of Maine at Farmington's archive. Since most of the headstand photos were taken on mountain hikes, it may have been an exuberant way to celebrate arrival at the summit!

This photograph is from the scrapbook of Doris "Dolly" Dunphy, class of 1929.

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About This Item

  • Title: Student headstands, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1929
  • Creation Date: circa 1929
  • Subject Date: circa 1929
  • Town: Farmington
  • County: Franklin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Dimensions: 6 cm x 4 cm
  • Collection: Dolly Dunphy scrapbook
  • 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
(207) 778-7219

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