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

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Dormitory Room, Normal Hall Description: Normal Hall could accommodate 148 students. The cost for boarding in the late 1870s was $4.00 a week for gentlemen, and $3.75 a week for ladies. According to an 1879 course catalog, "Each boarder is… Date: 1876-80
Dormitory Room, Normal Hall Description: Dormitory rooms in Normal Hall accommodated two students. Each room had two closets and was "carpeted, supplied with furniture, including mattress and pillows, heated by steam, lighted by gas, and th… Date: 1876-80
Principal's Parlor, Normal Hall Description: Normal Hall accommodated not only students boarding at the State Normal School, but also the Principal and his family. The principal's rooms included a parlor and office/library. Date: 1876-80
Normal School Building Drawing Room Description: The Art classroom in the Normal School Building of the State Normal School at Bridgewater featured a careful arrangement of drawing desks and drawing boards for use by the students. Drawing classes me… 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
Dining Room, Normal Hall, Bridgewater, Mass. 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
Normal School Building Drawing Room Description: Bridgewater Normal School students studied Drawing during their first term at the school. Eliza B. Woodward, an 1857 graduate, taught Drawing at Bridgewater State Normal School from 1857-1887. Date: 1876-80
Art classroom, Bridgewater State Normal School Description: The Art classroom in the Normal School Building of the State Normal School at Bridgewater featured a variety of casts and models for the students' use. The Massachusetts Legislature appropriated $600… Date: 1876-80
Normal Hall, Bridgewater State Normal School (south view) Description: Normal Hall, a boarding hall, was built in 1869. It originally housed 54 students and was enlarged in 1873 to accommodate 148 students. According to the Normal School catalog from the late 1870s, "No … Date: 1876-80