In this photograph, students on Work Study are waitressing in the Alexander Hall dining room. The waitress in the center of the image is wearing a "switch" hairpiece wound into a bun, which was popular in the sixties.
In the shadows, the seated figure against the far wall is Grace Dow. She had been a English Department faculty member from 1946 into the sixties. In 1959 she founded the Maine Women Writers Collection
Black and white photograph
Size of Original
10 inches x 8 1/16 inches
"Work Study Waitressing, Westbrook Junior College, 1960s" (1960s). University of New England, Westbrook College History Collection. http://dune.une.edu/wchc_photos_students1960s/34
Work Study, waitressing, Alexander Hall, Dining Room
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