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Circa Date

circa 1881

Subject Date

circa 1881

Description

Dedicated in 1875 by B.C. Kenway, the Union Street Grammar School was one of a new wave of schools designed as imposing edifices to the potential of youth. The three-story building held eight schoolrooms, three playrooms in the basement, and a coal furnace, and was outfitted with the then-new combined desk and chair, described as "superior to any other" for "the health and comfort of the pupils."

Note: This image was scanned by a student at William S. Cohen School.

Collection Name

Vicery Stereo Photo Collection

Keywords

Hannibal Hamlin Grammar School, Union Street Grammar School, B. C. Kenway, buildings, schools

Location

Bangor, Penobscot County, ME

Medium

stereo photo, stereograph

Dimensions

7.5 x 17.5 cm

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Keywords

Hannibal Hamlin Grammar School, Union Street Grammar School, B. C. Kenway, buildings, schools

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