Item #16993 Wellesley College Student Photo Album Goes on to Become Teacher, 1911-1919. Women Education, Wellesley.
Wellesley College Student Photo Album Goes on to Become Teacher, 1911-1919
Wellesley College Student Photo Album Goes on to Become Teacher, 1911-1919
Wellesley College Student Photo Album Goes on to Become Teacher, 1911-1919
Wellesley College Student Photo Album Goes on to Become Teacher, 1911-1919
Wellesley College Student Photo Album Goes on to Become Teacher, 1911-1919

Wellesley College Student Photo Album Goes on to Become Teacher, 1911-1919

Photo Album

[Photo Album] [Women Education] Photo Album from student at Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, filled with 143 original silver gelatin print photographs. Chronicles a young woman’s educational path from high school, through college, and onto her later work as a teacher. Dated 1911-1919. Photos of various sizes, from 2 x 3” to 4 x 9.5”. Original black cloth boards. 9 x 12”. 100 pages. Many photographs of Wellesley College Mass, , its campus, and traditions. Photo of Lake Waban and the campus chapel. Image of a house labeled “Wellesley 1911-1912” placed in album next to photo with 3 young women with their arms full of books (standing outside the same house) labeled “Students”. 6 women bundles in hats and coats on a snowy street: “Off for math exam”. Others show young women reading books and studying outside, eating meals together, and enjoying campus life. Includes 5 photos of the “Senior Hoop Rolling” tradition on May Day 1912. Photos of friends lovingly labeled with nicknames such as Chub, Selina, Honey, and Marion. Includes photos from many locations around upstate New York, including the Hudson Valley and Finger Lakes regions: Frontenac Point, Minnewaska, Mohonk, and Yankee Lake. Also photos from Digby, a small town in Nova Scotia, Canada. In addition to the images of Wellesley, there are photos of several other academic institutions. Images of academic interiors labeled Drawing Room, Mr. Wilson’s Room, Assembly Room, Physics Lab, Library, and Hall at M.H.S. Group photo of a 16 boys (wearing “M” shirts) and 3 coaches posing with a trophy and banner reading: “OCIAA Relay Race 1912”. Building labeled “Harmony Hall” next to a photo of 14 women with the caption “Inmates of H.H. 1913”. 2 large group photos with women in white dresses and a banner “ETA Clionian” (one labeled 1914). The ETA Clionian Sorority was active on the SUNY New Paltz campus, then a state teachers’ college. Later photos appear to be from when the album owner transitioned from being a student to working as a teacher. Young groups of children are photographed together with the handwritten captions “Primary” or “Intermediates”. One photo shows a school production with many children on a decorated stage wearing Pilgrim costumes. Building labeled Quassaick Hall. Wellesley College was at that time a leading center women's study in the sciences. Wellesley employed more female scientists than any other U.S. institution of high education. One page detached, still very good condition.

Item #16993

Price: $1,750.00