Fauntleroy Hall, Roxbury, Mass.

Description

A view of the front façade of Fauntleroy Hall of the Elm Hill Association at 42 Wenonah Street in Roxbury, Massachusetts. The building seems to have been used as a center for community and private events, such as concerts and weddings. Alice Collar Davis established Elm Hill in 1886 as a co-educational, non-sectarian school that provided general and college preparatory instruction until 1915.

Details

Descriptive Terms

beehive domes
eyebrow dormers
façades
assembly halls
preparatory schools (buildings)
Shingle Style
mounting
exterior views
education
black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000307
AccessID 484
Other identifier HNEDID-000307

Physical Description

1 photograph

Collection Code

PC001

Collection Name

General photographic collection

Reference Code

PC001.02.01.USMA.2540.0040.003

Date Notes

1880s-1900s

Places

Roxbury (Boston, Suffolk county, Massachusetts) [neighborhood]
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Boston Post Card Co. (Photographic studio)

Material Type

black-and-white prints (photographs)
photographs

Other People

Lewis, Edwin J., 1859-1937

Other Organizations

Elm Hill School (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Elm Hill Association (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)

Subjects

coeducational schools
Wenonah Street (Roxbury, Boston, Mass.)
Architectural photography

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Geo.: Large: Mass.: Roxbury: Modern: Mounted