|Object Name||Set, School|
Toy school set made of wood and chromolithographed paper. The set consists of 6 desks, 7 benches, 12 cut-out figures of boys and girls, and a blackboard on an easel.
(Keywords: Late Victorian, Early Twentieth Century)
|Acquisition||Gift of Jane DePuy|
|Ownership and History||This school set belonged to Jane DePuy (1900-1991), who lived most of her life in Port Richmond, Staten Island. As an adult Jane worked as the volunteer curator at the Staten Island Historical Society. During World War II she served in the Women's Army Corp (WAC). For part of her service she was stationed in Berlin with the armed forces as a staff sergeant working in counterintelligence.|
|Support Acknowledgment||Online Collections Database record made possible by the Staten Island Historical Society, 2012.|
|Legal Status||Items represented here are from the collections of the Staten Island Historical Society. Materials reproduced for personal non-commercial use must credit the Staten Island Historical Society. Commercial licensing is available.|