Class at Cherbourg Domestic Science building 1946

Marlene Wilholt (far right) Grace Franks (spooning mixture)
The girls were trained in the servicing of white people’s homes – how to make beds, how to serve the table, how to clean the house. Most of us – particularly the dormitory children and especially the girls – were sent to work on farms and homesteads, often far from Cherbourg.


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    Gracey Franks: I was in the same grade at school (Bower Shed school) as Coral Fisher, Bessie Williams, and Linda Fogety. We were all great friends enjoying the Domestic Science course together. Often showing off in front of the boys walking past!

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