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.