Thursday, May 5, 2011

1917 Commencement Program Bangor, Maine High School



Commencement Booklet for the graduation of the Class of 1917 from Bangor High School at Bangor, Maine.
The booklet was printed by Furbush Printing.  Interestingly, there's a Furbush-Roberts Printing still operating in Bangor.




Bangor High School
June Fifteen
Nineteen Hundred Seventeen


"Strive for the highest"


Class Officers


James C. McCann, President


Lena E. Clark, Vice President


Paul H. Eames, Secretary and Treasurer



Program

Music, Orchestra
Prayer

Essay - The Growth of Internationalism, Harry Helson

Essay - Child Labor, Genevieve I. Kenney

Chorus - Who is Sylvia?  Shubert

History, Cornelius D. Sullivan

Essay, A Game of Chess - Reginald W. Noyes

History, Margaret T. Hills

Chorus, Larghetto, Beethoven

Essay, Evolution of Our Flag, Grace G. Brennan

Parting Address, Thomas P. Kane

Overture, Four Ages of Man, Lachner

Conferring Diplomas

Conferring Medals

Singing of Class Ode


Class Ode

By Bernice S. Smith
Music by Katherine D. Stewart


First Honors
Average of A for the Course in Order of Rank

E. Louise Leonard
Marion Bragg
Florence U. Salley
Margaret J. Estes
Carol M. Hamm
Grace G. Brennan
Stanley J. Johnson
Pauline Woodward
Gladys M. Allen
Ralph B. Farrar
Pearle E. Wentworth
N. Evelyn Lord
Hazel M. Chase
Katherine D. Stewart
James K. Pennell
Pauline E. Miller
Harold E. Vayo**
Irene L. Smith
Gladys E. Maxfield
Reginald W. Noyes**
Mona G. Wakefield
William V. Wilson
Margaret T. Hills
Flora E. Welch
R. Imelda Finnigan
Ralph B. Knott*
J. Harold Murray
Paul H. Eames
Helen D. Tribou
Edna B. Shute

**Two years      *One year

Second Honors
Average of B for the Course
Names Arranged Alphabetically

Dorothy M. Allen
Esther Andersen
Martha A. Bartlett
Sarah H. Bartlett
Jacob J. Berson
Kenneth S. Boardman
Rachel L. Bowen
F. Gilmore Buzzell*
Earl F. Carter
A. Stanley Cayting
Callie M. Davis
Laura A. Dodd
Mildred I. Dorr
Irene I. Frost
J. Francis Gillen
Myrtle A. Glidden
Earl S. Grant
Doris E. Gray
Willis F. Hammond
Ethel M. Hardy
Sarah E. Hathorne
Harry Helson
Lilla C. Hersey
Virginia F. Holmes
Marion L. Honey
Percy W. Howard
Ruth W. Hunt
Nellie M. Jones
Genevieve I. Kenney
Marion E. Larsen
Priscilla Leonard
Annie C. Lutz
Ethel M. McAuliffe
James C. McCann
Joseph A. Makanna
Madalene E. Morton
Mollie A. Murphy
John W. O'Connell
Hilda M. Page
Warren H. Preble*
Helen P. Reed
Oscar A. Robinson
Samuel J. Rosen
Miriam C. Rounds
A. Ethel Scanlan
Nathan Segal
Nellie L. Smiley
Ruth C. Smiley
Bernice S. Smith
Hugh R. Smith
Jennie U. Solomon
Gladys M. Stetson
Cornelius D. Sullivan
Rena G. Sweeney
Leon J. Thomas
Teresa M. Toole
Olive F. Townsend***
George C. Travers
Russell S. Washburne
Maysie E. Whitehouse
Margaret C. Woodward
Earl J. Young

***Three years      *One year


Honors in English Essays

Girls
Grace G. Brennan
Genevieve I. Kenney
Hilda M. Page
Pearle E. Wentworth
Madalene E. Morton
Bernice S. Smith

Boys
Harry Helson
Reginald W. Noyes
James C. McCann
Kenneth S. Boardman
Kenneth G. Smith

Names of Graduates

Dorothea M. Allen
Gladys M. Allen
M. Madelene Alward
Esther L. Andersen
Blandina D. Atwood
Martha A. Bartlett
Sarah H. Bartlett
Jacob J. Berson
Harold A. Blethen
Kenneth S. Boardman
Rachel L. Bowen
Frances Bragg
Marion K. Bragg
Grace G. Brennan
F. Gilmore Buzzell
J. Edward Carlin
Earl F. Carter
A. Stanley Cayting
Hazel M. Chase
Lena E. Clark
Katherine H. Covelle
Inez C. Cox
Earl L. Craig
Genevieve A. Cullinan
Raymond J. Curran
Callie M. Davis
Laura J. Dodd
Mildred I. Dorr
Bessie M. Drinkwater
Paul H. Eames
Fred G. Eaton
Margaret J. Estes
Ralph B. Farrar
R. Imelda Finnigan
Madeline G. Ford
Irene I. Frost
J. Francis Gillen
Simon Ginsberg
Myrtle A. Glidden
Earl S. Grant
Beulah G. Gray
Doris E. Gray
Agnes C. Griffin
Carol M. Hamm
Willis F. Hammond
Ethel M. Hardy
Christine L. Harris
Donald H. Hathorn
Sarah E. Hathorne
Harry Helson
Lilla C. Hersey
Albert R. Hickson
Margaret T. Hills
Virginia F. Holmes
Marion L. Honey
Percy W. Howard
Harold H. Hubbard
Ruth W. Hunt
Stanley J. Johnson
Donald P. Johnston
Nelllie M. Jones
Thomas P. Kane
Robert T. Kearlin
James F. Kelleher
Genevieve I. Kenney
Ralph B. Knott
Marian E. Larsen
E. Louise Leonard
Priscilla D. Leonard
Harry L. Littlefield

N. Evelyn Lord
Edward E. Lovejoy
Annie C. Lutz
Ethel M. McAuliffe
LeRoy P. McCabe
James C. McCann
Arlene M. McDaniel
M. Ethel McEwen
J. Wilfrid McGuire
Winifred L. MacKay
Helena M. MacNeil
Margaret L. Magee
Joseph A. Makanna
James E. Malone
Gladys E. Maxfield
Madeleine Maxfield
Pauline E. Miller
Ruth R. Miller
Madalene E. Morton
Richard F. Mulvany
Mollie A. Murphy
J. Harold Murray
Gladys L. Nason
Patrick H. Nelligan
Frank A. Noble
Reginald W. Noyes
John W. O'Connell
Charles L. O'Connor
Hilda M. Page
James K. Pennell
J. Francis Perry
Rachel G. Pomeroy
Warren H. Preble
Dexter Pullen
Helen P. Reed
Moses C. Ricker
Oscar A. Robinson
Lillian L. Rosen
Samuel J. Rosen
Mariam C. Rounds
Alton G. Rowe
Annie E. Salisbury
Florence U. Salley
A. Ethel Scanlan
Nathan W. Segal
Edna B. Shute
Nellie L. Smiley
Ruth C. Smiley
Bernice S. Smith
Everett L. Smith
Hugh C. Smith
Irene L. Smith
Kenneth G. Smith
Max P. Snyder
Jennie U. Solomon
Gladys M. Stetson
Katherine D. Stewart
Anna M. Street
Cornelius D. Sullivan
Rena G. Sweeney
Leon J. Thomas
J. Raymond Thorne
Teresa M. Toole
Olive F. Townsend
George C. Travers
Helen D. Tribou
Harold E. Vayo
Mona G. Wakefield
Russell S. Washburne 
Flora E. Welch
Pearle E. Wentworth
Maysie E. Whitehouse
J. Burt Wilson
William V. Wilson
Margaret C. Woodward
Pauline Woodward
William M. Worden
Earl J. Young

Notice that three of the graduates had an asterisk in ink added before their names, likely by someone during the commencement exericses: Hilda M. Page; Moses C. Ricker and J. Burt Wilson

If you have any information regarding the graduates mentioned above, please leave a comment or contact me directly. Thanks!

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