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Fifield School Summer 2002
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 Emily A. Fifield School (Elementary)

25 Dunbar Avenue, Dorchester
Built 1918
Harrison H. Atwood, Architect

Emily A. Fifield (1840-1913), a prominent member of the Boston School Committee for 17 years, was born in Weymouth, Mass. A resident of Dorchester, she was the second woman ever elected to the Committee. During her term (1883-1902), she was instrumental in establishing manual training in the schools.

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What's In a Name? Names of Boston's Schools: Their Origin. Boston: School Volunteers for Boston and the Boston Public Schools, 1980.

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