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Four graduates of Mount Holyoke Girls Seminary at Bitlis
Vilayet of Bitlis/Paghesh
Four graduates of Mount Holyoke Girls Seminary at Bitlis.

They would have completed a demanding academic regimen over the course of several years and been rewarded with a diploma that would gain them entrance into college if they chose to go.

Many graduates became teachers at the school or in satellite classrooms in town or teachers in outlying villages.

(Mount Holyoke College Archives and Special Collections)
Bitlis, Turkey
circa 1880s
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