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Home Economics class with nurse, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1930

Home Economics class with nurse, Farmington State Normal School, ca. 1930

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Mantor Library at UMF

Practical experience was an important part of the Home Economics classroom curriculum as well. Students learned about child care, including infants. The school nurse was a key part of providing students with these skills.

Students learned the proper way to bathe a "baby" under the watchful eye of Nurse Ingeborg Johansen, who was the school's nurse from 1928 to 1945.


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