Saturday, November 23, 2013

1902 Commencement Issue of The Thornton Tripod, published at Thornton Academy, Saco, Maine

1902 Commencement Issue of "The Thornton Tripod", published at Thornton Academy at Saco, Maine.  Volume 15, Number 9.

The issue measures approximately 9" x 7-1/2" and contains 16 numbered pages with several unnumbered pages of advertisements in the front and back.

The issue features a photograph of the Tripod staff.

A graduation program is incorporated among the pages.

Names on the page above:
Mary Alma Bradbury, Salutatory
Philip R. Andrews, Oration "Man's Right to Work"
Grace E. Merrill, Essay, "Xanthippe"
John Adams, Oration, Politics in the United States"
Emily Cooke Burns, Essay, "The American Short Story"
Leroy C. Nichols, History
M. Arline Jordan, Prophecies
Bertha M. Stevens, Essay and Valedictory

Graduating Class

Business Course

John Adams
Arthur L. Emery
John Matley
Ernest H. Mills
Leroy C. Nichols
Elliott S. Peterson
Arthur L. Roberts
Guy H. B. Roberts

Classical Course
Philip R. Andrews
Mary Alma Bradbury
Pearle Lord Bradbury
Emily Cooke Burns
W. Emery Donovan
Harry F. Fairfield
M. Arline Jordan
Grace E. Merrill
Josephine Leone Nutter
Robie Reed Stevens
Nellie Perry Winslow

English Course
Walter H. Burke
Daisy Virginia Deering
George Herbert Hill
Lena B. Libby
Lora E. Libby
Newton Lord Nichols
Maud E. Noyes
Lucia Morse Parcher
Jessie L. Sands
Lucy Helen Sawyer
Maria A. Seavey
Bertha M. Stevens
Clarissa L. Weymouth
Arthur W. Wilkinson

Below, a fun chart with information on the graduates

Confidential chats with Some of the Members of 1902

Alumni Notes:

The entire issue can be viewed here.

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