Kōrero: Early childhood education and care

Nanny and children

Nanny and children

Well-off families sometimes employed nannies to care for their children in the home. Mrs Fergussson, known as 'Old Nurse' by her charges, cared for the Strang children of Palmerston North in the early 20th century. She is pictured with two of the young Strang children and their cousin around 1910.

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Palmerston North City Library
Reference: 2007N_Hor10_TRA_0734

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Early childhood education and care - Early education and care, late-19th to mid-20th centuries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/32048/nanny-and-children (accessed 16 May 2021)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012