Emma Willard School in Troy, NY was founded in 1814 by Emma Willard in an effort to provide girls with the same level of education as boys. It is now a private, all girls boarding school. The photographs provide an excellent visual timeline of young girls scholarly life and looks from late 1800s to 1950s.
Downtown campus late 1800s or early 1900s
Reading in the common room, 1900s
Students working, early 1900s
Downtown campus group photo, early 1900s.
June day, 1939