Good Girl Gets Grapes

Good Girl Gets Grapes

Certificate of Merit for Miss M. Parington. Hallowell, Maine: Glazier & Co., 1824-1830.

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Rewards of merit were given to children for good attendance and accomplishment in school and at Sunday school.  This example from Hallowell, Maine, includes several elaborate type borders and a cut of a grapevine.  This reward was printed by Glazier & Co. who also printed the Hallowell Gazette as well as school books, almanacs and hymnals, many of which can be found in the Society’s collection.

Adopted by Carolyn Eastman in honor of Caroline Sloat

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