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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: Enrollment lists in the Deerfield Academy treasurer's book from the first ten years after the school opened in Deerfield, Massachusetts, allow for studying the young academy from many different aspects. For example, the lists bear out the long-accepted belief that male students attended only during winter when they could be spared from labor on family farms. With few exceptions, young men from Deerfield did not enroll during planting or harvesting seasons. Male and female students alike who had traveled from distant towns, however, occasionally remained in Deerfield to attend several consecutive quarter terms regardless of the season.


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Deerfield Academy Student Roster

creator   Deerfield Academy
date   1800
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   12.75"
width   8.0"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Public Announcements/Roster
accession #   #L99.112

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Deerfield Academy Student Roster

Letter from second headmaster of Deerfield Academy

Embroidery of Mount Vernon

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