Drama Cast, Winslow High School, 1931

Contributed by Winslow Historical Preservation Committee


The image above is the Winslow High School cast of the Oscar Wilde play, "The Importance of Being Earnest". Though there were other one-act plays during the year, this was the centerpiece school play. It was performed three times at different locations: Winslow High School auditorium, Erskine Academy, and Citizens' Hall in North Vassalboro. Performances took place during February and March 1931.

Cast members:
Front, L-R: Hilda Lyford, Grace Jeffrey, Vivia Roberts, Hildred Priest, Hilda Ward
Middle, L-R: Alice Merriam, Margaret MacDonald, Connie Adair (Faculty Dir.), June Perry, Vivia Jeffrey,
Dorothy Herd
Back, L-R: Ben Blackwell, Fred Proctor, Clyde Russell (Faculty Dir.), Vernon Lovejoy, Arnold Simpson

Clyde Russell, was the Principal of WHS. He served as Principal 1924 - 1941 Later, he became well known in the position of Executive Director of the Maine Teachers' Association. To this day, Clyde Russell Scholarships are awarded to deserving high school students.

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About This Item

  • Title: Drama Cast, Winslow High School, 1931
  • Creator: Preble Studio, Waterville, Maine
  • Creation Date: 1931
  • Subject Date: 1931
  • Town: Winslow
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Photographic print
  • Local Code: 00096
  • Object Type: Image

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Winslow Historical Preservation Committee
Winslow Public Library, 136 Halifax Street, Winslow, ME 04901
(207) 872-1978

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