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Photograph of a Household Arts classroom c. 1890.

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1890

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Students, Activity Programs in Education, Portraits

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The Household Arts program was began the year of 1898. Mary Hemenway was a philanthropist who founded the Boston Normal School of Cookery in 1887. After Mary passed away, her estate offered the Boston School of Cookery including funds to create kitchens and teachers to Framingham. This was a wonderful addition and began in 1898, the building and department that this is housed in was named in honor of Mary Hemenway.

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archives, Framingham State University, normal school, campus buildings, students, class, household arts

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