Stockholm Town Housemaid School

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Stockholm Town Housemaid School
Scheelegatan 2008.jpg

Typevocational school
Opened1938 (1938)

The Stockholm Town Housemaid School (Swedish: Stockholms stads hembiträdesskola) was a vocational school. It was started in 1938 at Scheelegatan 8 on the island of Kungsholmen in Stockholm, Sweden. The school educated housemaids. It was established during a shortage of housemaids, and the idea was well received. The students were graded. The classes where phtographed wearing housemaid uniforms.[1]

Harald Norbelie has depicted the school in a chapter of the 1993 book Mera gata upp och gata ner: människor och miljöer i Stockholm förr och nu.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Den evinnerliga hembiträdesfrågan / Harald Norbelie" (in Swedish). Stockholmskällan. 1993. Retrieved 26 September 2011.