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Albion faculty threw a party in the 1930s

Posted 19 February 2014 at 12:00 am

By Bill Lattin
Orleans County Historian

ALBION – Women of the Albion school faculty must have had a party when this photo was taken in the early 1930s.

First row, from left: Gladys Pedler (teacher in charge), Carrie Pratt, Hazel Bergerson (wife of superintendent, with dog), Hazel Ganiard (later married to Charles D’Amico), unidentified, Mrs. Charles D’Amico (his first wife).

Second row: first two are unidentified, Adams (history), Irva Wright-Smith (English), Jesse Valnia (Latin), Ida Larwood, Irene Harrigan (American history and French).

Third row: Stevens, Julia McGuire (business office), unidentified, Christine Filkins (math), unidentified, Mary Ellen Trumble (music), Doris Spierdowis (wife of coach), Sadie Britton (math), Doreen Sundell (art).

Back row: Lillian Achilles (librarian), next three are unidentified, Helena Hogan (English).