Dormitory room at Bates College, Lewiston, ca. 1901

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Dormitory room at Bates College, Lewiston, ca. 1901

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Bates College is a liberal arts school in Lewiston. Founded in 1855 by Free Will Baptists, Bates was one of the first schools to admit students regardless of class, gender or race.

Leon Williams attended Bates from 1901-1903, and likely took this photograph in Parker Hall, the dormitory for men at Bates College.

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About This Item

  • Title: Dormitory room at Bates College, Lewiston, ca. 1901
  • Creation Date: circa 1901
  • Subject Date: circa 1901
  • Town: Lewiston
  • County: Androscoggin
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Local Code: Coll. 567, Box 2/17
  • Collection: Jean Vermette collection of photographs and glass plate negatives
  • Object Type: Image

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