Drama Cast, Winslow High School, 1931


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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