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Normal School Buildings, Bridgewater, Mass. Description: Exterior rear view of the Normal School Building and Normal Hall on the State Normal School at Bridgewater campus. Date: ca. 1875
Normal Hall dormitory room Description: Dormitory room in Normal Hall, Bridgewater State Normal School. According to the 1875 school catalog, "The boarders are to pay the current expenses, which include board, fuel, light, washing, and the … Date: ca. 1875
Normal Hall dining room Description: Dining hall in Normal Hall, Bridgewater State Normal School. Date: ca. 1875
Normal Hall and Normal School building Description: Exterior view of Normal Hall and the Normal School Building, Bridgewater State Normal School. The buildings faced School Street, bordering Summer Street on the east. Date: ca. 1875
Normal Hall exterior Description: Exterior front view of Normal Hall, the first dormitory building on the State Normal School at Bridgewater campus. Date: ca. 1875
Normal Hall dormitory room Description: Dormitory room in Normal Hall, Bridgewater State Normal School. According to the 1875 school catalog, "Two students occupy one room. Each room has two closets, is carpeted, supplied with furniture, in… Date: ca. 1875
Normal Hall, principal's office Description: Office of Bridgewater State Normal School principal Albert G. Boyden. Boyden, who graduated from the school in 1849, served as its principal from 1860 until 1906. Date: ca. 1875
Normal Hall, principals parlor Description: The principal, Albert G. Boyden, and his family resided in the school's dormitory, Normal Hall, from the time of its contruction in 1869 until the early 1890s. Male and female students occupied opposi… Date: ca. 1875
Normal Hall dormitory room Description: Dormitory room in Normal Hall, Bridgewater State Normal School. School regulations at the time indicated that "The hour for retiring is not later than ten o'clock at all seasons of the year. Pupils mu… Date: ca. 1875
Normal School Building, Bridgewater State Normal School Description: Exterior of the Normal School Building, circa 1875. Originally erected in 1840, the building was enlarged in 1861 with the addition of 2 wings, and expanded again in 1871 with the addition of a third … Date: ca. 1875