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From the Westbrook Seminary Class of 1897 Photograph Album: The formal group portrait of the Class of 1897 has twenty-one students--thirteen young men and eight young women.

The 1896-97 Catalogue of the Officers and Students of Westbrook Seminary, for the Academic Year Ending June 25, 1897, lists the twenty-one graduates full names. The names listed below are the nicknames as recorded on the last page of the Photograph Album.

Left to right, standing: McCarthy (Eugene Miller McCarty), E. B. Rollins (Edwin Butler Rollins), Minnetta Taylor (Minne Howard Taylor), Moses Harris (Oliver Moses Harris), Abbie Perkins (Abbie Frances Perkins), J. Marden DeShon (John Marden DeShon), Carrie Dodge (Alice Gertrude Dodge), Alforetta Weatherbee (Alfaretta Gridley Weatherbee), Ernest T. Smith (Ernest Thomas Smith), Mabel Stover (Mabel Elvira Stover), Arthur J. Chick (Arthur Jesse Chick), Merle R. Griffiths (Merle Reynolds Griffeth).

Four young men seated on the left: Clarence P. Doten (Clarence Preble Doten), Herbert Knight (Herbert Carr Knight), Carl Witherill (Carl Hamlin Witherell), Fred W. Cousins (Fred William Cousins),

Three young women, two young men seated on the right: Edwin B. Vail (Edwin Booth Vail), Lucy Bryant (Lucy Franklin Bryant), Mildred Robbins (Mildred Robbins), Clifton C. Pooler (Clifton Chesley Pooler), Marie Fairbanks (Eva Marie Fairbanks).


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4 3/4 inches X 3 3/4 inches

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