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A panoramic photo of the kitchen staff at Pownal State School in New Gloucester in 1936.
On the back of the photo is written, "Gladys Thurber is in the second row, sixth from the right."
Pownal State School opened in 1908 as the Maine School for the Feeble Minded. A central kitchen, dining hall and bakery were completed in 1917.
About This Item
- Title: Kitchen staff, Pownal State School, 1936
- Creator: Washburn's Studios, Lewiston
- Creation Date: 1936
- Subject Date: 1936
- Town: New Gloucester
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Photographic print
- Object Type: Image
For more information about this item, contact:New Gloucester Historical Society
PO Box 531, New Gloucester, ME 04260
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- Pineland Center (New Gloucester, Me.)
- Pineland Hospital and Training Center (New Gloucester, Me.)
- Pineland Farms, Inc. (New Gloucester, Me.)
- Group portraits
- Hospitals--Maine--New Gloucester
- Mental institutions--Maine--New Gloucester
- Maine School for the Feeble-Minded (1908-1925)
- Pineland Center (1973-1996)
- Pineland Hospital and Training Center (1957-1973)
- Pownal State School (1925-1957)
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