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State Normal School graduation dress

State Normal School graduation dress

Descriptive Summary

Title: State Normal School graduation dress
Creator: Morin, Mamie Pearl Parker
Inclusive Dates: 1911
Language: English
Extent: 1.6 Linear Feet 1 oversized box
Collection Number: ms2767
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Mamie Pearl Parker was born September 11, 1891 in Rockdale County, Georgia, and attended the State Normal School 1909-1911. She was employed by the U.S. Government as a statistician in Washington, D.C., and married Wilfrid Honore Morin of Brunswick, Maine, on December 18, 1930. Mrs. Morin died in Ormond Beach, Florida, on March 27, 1971 and is buried in East View Cemetery in Conyers, Georgia, with Wilfrid who died November 3, 1979.

The State Normal School for women opened in 1891 in a university-owned building and later moved to its own campus, in the section of Athens now known as Normaltown. -- New Georgia Encyclopedia (Retrieved February 23, 2009)

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a white graduation dress from the State Normal School, Athens, Georgia, which belonged to Mamie Pearl Parker, who attended the State Normal School 1909-1911.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

State Normal School graduation dress, ms2767, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clothing and dress -- Georgia.
Commencement ceremonies.
Dresses (garments)
Morin, Mamie Pearl Parker
State Normal School (Athens, Ga.)

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