Wednesday, May 4, 2011

1881 Graduation Program of Portland High School, Portland, Maine



Graduating Exercises of the Portland High School Class of 1881, held at City Hall, Thursday, June 30, 1881 at 2 1/2 o'clock P.M.   Printed by William M. Marks, Printer, Portland, Maine




Order of Exercises


Class Song.......................Pianist, Lucy L. Fessenden
Salutatory....In Latin.......George L. Fitz
Essay....Limp People......Alice L. Fuller
Original Declamation...An English Education....Nat V. Shannon
Essay...........Dress...........Octavia L. Cram
Piano Duet...."La Baladine"....Jeannie W. Payson, Minnie U. Hazelton
Original Declamation..The Choice of a Vocation..*Henry B. Peters
Essay.....Whitewash..........Carrie Thompson
French Recitation...."Encore un Hymne".......Gertrude P. Decelle
Prophecies....................Boys, Elmer N. Bachelder
                                      Girls, Anne M. Gilson
Class Poem.......Mergolast.....Charles F. Flagg


*Excused




Vocal Solo..."A Bird from o'er the Sea".......Alice E. Howe
Essay...Imagination...With Valedictory........Mabel F. Ricker


Conferring of Diplomas
Awarding of Medals
Addresses


Closing Song..."The School Days of Auld Lang Syne"......Pianist, Nellie F. McDonald


Members of the Graduating Class


Josie Allen
Addie M. Bowie
Amelia F. Brewer
Nellie M. Brewer
Octavia L. Cram
Gertrude P. Decelle
Charlotte R. Duffett
Lucy L. Fessenden
Alice L. Fuller
Anne M. Gilson
Hattie G. Griffin
Mardie V. Hamblen
Minnie U. Hazelton
Mary A. Hodsdon
Alice E. Howe
Carrie N. Huston
Othilie L. Jost
Ella F. Knowles
Nellie F. McDonald
Jeannie W. Payson
Mabel F. Ricker
Sara Schryver
Carrie Thompson
Carrie E. Waterhouse
     Total - 24


Charles D. Alexander
Elmer W. Bachelder
Edward W. Brooks
Fred S. Clarke
Edward P. Deering
George L. Fitz
Charles F. Flagg
Harry H. Ford
Eben W. Freeman
Richard K. Longfellow
Charles G. Means
Gershom L. Percy
Harry Peters
Harry B. Prindle
Nat V. Shannon
Emery Smart
Michael G. Sullivan
Fred F. Talbot
I. Louville Waldron
Richard Webb
     Total - 20




Please leave a comment if you have information about any of the graduates.


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