State Normal School graduation dress

State Normal School graduation dress

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Morin, Mamie Pearl Parker, 1891-1971
Title: State Normal School graduation dress
Dates: circa 1911
Quantity: 1.6 Linear feet (1 oversized box)
Coll. Number: ms2767

Biographical/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 http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (Retrieved February 23, 2009)


Scope and Content Note

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.


Index Terms

Clothing and dress--Georgia.
Commencement ceremonies--Georgia.
Dresses (garments).
Dresses--Georgia.
Morin, Mamie Pearl Parker, 1891-1971
State Normal School (Athens, Ga.).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

State Normal School graduation dress, circa 1911. MS 2767. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
Box
1Dress