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Item 100315

K.B. Sewall letter on daughter's education, Mobile, 1858

Contributed by: Maine Historical Society Date: 1858-08-13 Location: Mobile; Portland Media: Ink on paper

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Graduation Season

Graduations -- and schools -- in the 19th through the first decade of the 20th century often were small affairs and sometimes featured student presentations that demonstrated what they had learned. They were not necessarily held in May or June, what later became the standard "end of the school year."