- Item 103950 - Children knitting at the Portland Day Nursery, Portland, 1923
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- Item 103950
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The Portland Day Nursery taught children to knit as one of the daily activities. A full-page article about the nursery ran in the April 18, 1923 Portland Evening Express, although this picture was not used. According to the article, care was supervised by a nurse, Mrs. Marion Chaumont, and her staff.Show Details
Founded in 1916, the Portland Day Nursery eventually became Catherine Morrill Day Nursery.