Keywords: George Purington
Farmington's Normal School -- a teacher-training facility -- opened in 1863 and, over the decades, offered academic programs that included such unique features as domestic and child-care training, and extra-curricular activities from athletics to music and theater.
The Eastern Illustrating and Publishing Company of Belfast, Maine. employed photographers who traveled by company vehicle through New England each summer, taking pictures of towns and cities, vacation spots and tourist attractions, working waterfronts and local industries, and other subjects postcard recipients might enjoy. The cards were printed by the millions in Belfast into the 1940s.
George Purington, Principal of the Farmington Normal School and President of the Library Association, delivered the welcoming remarks.
Kelsey, Charles C. Rounds, George C. Purington. X The bill presented by the Committee was enacted in a slightly amended form by the Legislature…