Children knitting at the Portland Day Nursery, Portland, 1923

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Children knitting at the Portland Day Nursery, Portland, 1923

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The Portland Day Nursery taught children to knit as one of the daily activities. A full-page article about the nursery ran in the April 18, 1923 Portland Evening Express, although this picture was not used. According to the article, care was supervised by a nurse, Mrs. Marion Chaumont, and her staff.

Founded in 1916, the Portland Day Nursery eventually became Catherine Morrill Day Nursery.

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About This Item

  • Title: Children knitting at the Portland Day Nursery, Portland, 1923
  • Creation Date: circa 1923
  • Subject Date: circa 1923
  • Town: Portland
  • County: Cumberland
  • State: ME
  • Media: Glass Negative
  • Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 10.8 cm
  • Local Code: Coll. 1949, 2005.061.10294
  • Collection: Portland Press Herald glass negative collection
  • Object Type: Image

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