In Her Own Right

Graceanna Lewis description of the May Day walk

Image A00179467 01 lg
Date created 1839-01-01
Creators Lewis, Graceanna, 1821-1912
Description Tells of the festivities of May Day 1839 at the Kimberton Boarding School, including the class collecting flowers in the morning, then entering the schoolroom, which was adorned with flowers, and the ceremony of crowning the Queen of May.
Size 8 pages
Type text
Subject May Day
Geographical location Pine Grove (Schuylkill County, Pa.)
Language English
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Contributing institution Friends Historical Library: Swarthmore College
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