This photo shows an interior of the Washington Avenue campus pottery. The pottery building, located on Camp Street, is the only surviving old campus building standing today.

Established in 1895, the Newcomb Pottery exhibited its wares widely and was the winner of many awards during the first half of the twentieth century. The sale of pottery was intended to be a source of income for women. Pots were thrown by a male potter, then decorated by Newcomb students and alumnae. Pottery painting students were encouraged to be creative and produce distinctive work.

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