Farmington State Normal School class of 1908

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The Class of 1908 was the last class to graduate from Farmington State Normal School (F.S.N.S.) Funder the leadership of Principal George C. Purington, who died in 1909.

This image was taken on the steps of the Farmington Public Library, a graduation tradition for F.S.N.S. students during the early 1900s.

The individuals in the photo are (from left to right):
Row 1: James Williams. Row 2: Marion Ramsdell, Blanche Murphy, George Purington, Ethel Lindsay, Mea Eales. Row 3: Annie Houdlette, Della Looke, Annie Jameson, Ruth Batchelder, Mary Walker, Nellie Pullen, Lida Phillips, Ethel Robinson. Row 4: Amy Bishop, Winona Farmer, Mary Johnson, Eva Johnson, Bessie Leavitt, Nora Stevens, Viola Priest, Inez Stevens, Gard Francis, Nina Bean, Winnifred Hall. Row 5: Grace Little, Calla Rowell, Lillie Piper, Edith Sawtelle, Mildred Butler, Ellen Rowina Loomis, Alta Torrey, Florence Brown, Velma Rollins. Row 6: Mabel Trainer, Winnifred Reilly, Mary Vehue, Mary Abbie Whitney, Agnes Adams, Hattie Lombard.

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About This Item

  • Title: Farmington State Normal School class of 1908
  • Creation Date: 1908
  • Subject Date: 1908
  • Location: Farmington, Franklin County, ME
  • Media: photograph
  • Dimensions: 21.5 cm x 25.5 cm
  • Object Type: Image

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