Photographs from Indian Boarding Schools

The School sewing room. Indian girls receive instruction in sewing, dressmaking, fancy sewing, drafting, darning, mending and millinery work. All the washable clothing of the students is made by the girls in this department as part of their instruction. Thousands of pieces are made each year and the girls become very expert. (NRIS-75-PAOLAVATTA-CARL48)

School sewing room

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