Thursday, April 26, 2018

1904 Graduation Program of Standish High School, Standish, Maine

1904 graduation program of Standish High School at Standish, Maine.

The graduation exercises were held at the Congregational Church at Standish, Maine, on Friday, June 17, 1904 at 1:30 p.m.

Class motto: "Launched but not anchored".

  • March
  • Invocation by Rev. G. K. Goodwin - Rev. George Kittredge Goodwin (1868-1943)
  • Salutatory - The Value of Friends - Lilla Gertrude Hinkley
  • Essay - Great Governments of Today - Mattie Lillian Buzzell
  • Class History - Frank Earle Sawyer
  • "Director's Choice" - March - Mandolin Quartette
  • Class Essay - The Development of the Drama - Bessie Mae Higgins [see her graduation photograph here.]
  • Essay - Why - Nora Ella Hooper
  • Class Prophecy - Myra Pearle Dow
  • Oration - Great Men of America - Alonzo Elmer Burnham
  • Mandolin Solo - Mr. Winslow
  • Essay - Value of World's Expositions - Vera Ethelyn Dow
  • Presentation of Gifts - Mattie Lillian Buzzell and Nora Ella Hooper
  • Valedictory - The Panama Canal - Walter Everett Marean
  • Class Ode
  • Address - Hon. B. F. Chadbourne - presumably lawyer and civil engineer Benjamin F. Chadbourne (1849-1911)
  • Conferring of Diplomas - Rev. G. K. Goodwin, Chairman, School Board
  • Alice, Where Art Thou? - Mandolin Quartette
  • Benediction

Written at bottom: Alumni Association, Meeting and Banquet

Class Ode - Vera Ethelyn Dow

If you have information on any of the people mentioned above, particularly the full name of the Mr. Winslow who have the mandolin solo, please leave a comment or contact me directly.

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