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The first College Credit Class at Westbrook Seminary and Junior College graduated in 1928. From left to right, Ethel Thomas, Lucille French, Phyllis Johnson and Dorothy Hare pose on the College Green. They wear their white graduation dresses and hold their one-year-college program diplomas, in their left hands.

While Westbrook Seminary had been all-female since 1925 and had been offering a first-year college program for two years, it wasn't until the fall of 1928 that a second year of college study was added.

In 1929, the school's name was officially changed to Westbrook Seminary and Junior College.


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5 inches x 3 1/2 inches


Ethel Thomas Sezak, Lucille French, Phyllis Johnson, Dorothy Hare


Photo is gift of Ethel Thomas Sezak in 1981. See Correspondence File in History File #7. See,3981424&hl=en for obituary.

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