Thursday, May 13, 2010

1916 Group Photo of Students at Danforth High School, Danforth, Maine

Photograph of students at Danforth High School, Danforth, Maine, taken June 6, 1916.

The students themselves are not identified, but handwriting on reverse, shown below, mentions the name "Angie Lee, D. H. S., D. Me." in pen.  Fainter, in pencil: "Angie Lee, Danforth, Maine, June 6, 1916".  Unfortunately, there is no indication of Angie's placement in the photograph.

According to brief online research, which needs to be expanded: Angie Lee, born about 1900, was the daughter of H. Stewart and Mary Mabel (Lee) Lee.  From what I've been able to gather, her parents shared a set of great grandparents: Daniel and Martha (Ash) Lee of Washington County, Maine and Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada.

If you have more information on Angie Lee and the students of her era at Danforth High School, please leave a comment or contact me directly.


  1. My Grandfather, Peleg W. Sprague was teaching at the Danforth High School in 1916-17. Because of a tragic event he disappears from public life 4-years later . If there are any photos of Danforth and or the school etc or even perhaps of Peleg I would love to hear from you. I don't even know where he and his young wife would have lived save one of the hotels. thanks, Dave

  2. You could try the Washington County Historical Genealogical Society and the Maine Genealogical Society Facebook pages. I also found a FB page entitled Danforth Maine Then and Now, which might be of help:
    What a wonderful name your grandfather had - so Maine!