|Creator:||Morin, Mamie Pearl Parker, 1891-1971|
|Title:||State Normal School graduation dress|
|Quantity:||1.6 Linear feet (1 oversized box)|
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)
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.
State Normal School graduation dress, circa 1911. MS 2767. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.