Stereoscopic Scenery Cards of the State Normal School at Bridgewater, Mass.

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Bridgewater Normal School Assembly (with students) Description: Assembly room in the Normal School Building, Bridgewater State Normal School. Students began each school day with "morning exercises" led by the principal, Albert G. Boyden. According to one student … Date: 1876-80
Assembly hall, Normal School Building, Bridgewater, Mass. Description: Assembly room in the Normal School Building, Bridgewater State Normal School. Students began each school day with "morning exercises" led by the principal, Albert G. Boyden. Date: [187-]
Normal School Building and Normal Hall, Bridgewater, Mass. Description: The first building in the United States constructed specifically for the training of teachers was the Normal School Building in Bridgewater, erected in 1846. The original wooden structure was 2 storie… Date: 1876-80
Classroom of A.G. Boyden, Bridgewater State Normal School Description: Albert G. Boyden graduated from the Bridgewater State Normal School in 1849. He joined the faculty of the school in 1857 during the principalship of Marshall Conant. In 1860, Boyden was appointed Pr… Date: ca. 1876
Science Classroom, Normal School Building, Bridgewater, Mass. Description: The facilities at Bridgewater State Normal School for the teaching of science were expanded in the 1870s. The chemistry lab room and a room for philosophical apparatus were located on the first floor … Date: ca. 1880
Classroom, Bridgewater State Normal Schoole Description: In 1875 the State Normal School received a $1,000 appropriation from the State Legislature for the fitting and furnishing of a chemical laboratory in which 24 students could work at one time, allowing… Date: 1876-80
Mrs. Goding's Room (Room No. 1), Normal Hall, Bridgewater, Mass. Description: Mrs. Anne M. Goding was a member of the 89th class of the State Normal School at Bridgewater, graduating in 1879. She served as "matron" of Normal Hall, and though described as outwardly forbidding, … Date: 1876-80
Assembly Room, Normal School Building, Bridgewater, Mass. Description: Assembly room in the Normal School Building, Bridgewater State Normal School. Students began each school day with "morning exercises" led by the principal, Albert G. Boyden. Date: 1876-80
Dining Hall, Normal Hall Description: The Dining Hall was located on the first floor of the Normal Hall. Students were required to furnish their own napkins and napkin-ring. Date: 1876-80