Friday, June 8, 2012

1877 Graduation Program, Hitchcock Free High School, Brimfield, Massachusetts


Program of Graduation Exercises at Hitchcock Free High School at Brimfield, Massachusetts.  One sheet of fairly lightweight paper, approximately 10" x 7-1/2", folded in two.


Hitchcock Free Academy is still in existence.


Hitchcock
Free High School
Brimfield, Massachusetts
Class of 1877
Graduation at Congregational Church
on
Friday afternoon, June 29, 1877
at 1-1/2 O'Clock




Programme


Prayer


Music


*Declamation,.....The Pilgrims
Ernest Leroy Needham, Wales

Essay,...............Genius
Mary E. Woodard, Brimfield

Essay,...............Work
Elsie M. Sessions, Wilbraham

Music

Essay,............... Self Reliance
Sena J. Webber, Brimfield

*Declamation......True Greatness
Arthur J. Burgess, Cambridge

*Members of the second class


Essay, ................Influence
Jennie A. Janes, Brimfield

Declamation,........
Marcus S. Beebe, Wilbraham (excused)

Music

Declamation, ........The Progress of Peace
George W. Brainerd, Warren

Essay, .................Beauty
Eva F. Moulton, Brookfield

Essay,..................Purposes
Alice B. Varney, Brimfield

Music

Parting Address [handwritten name of E. W. Norwood]

Award of Diplomas


Class Song [handwritten: By Eva Moulton]

Remarks

Music

Benediction

If you have insights into any of the people mentioned above, please leave a comment or contact me directly.

Brimfield, Massachusetts


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