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Contributed by Annabel Schaupner, Aug 2000

Somerset High School Yearbook, 1917

Dear researchers,

I am pleased to provide this information from the Somerset High School yearbook of 1917. I had no relatives in this class. My uncle Arthur James Bradshaw was a member of the class of 1918. My mother Catherine Elizabeth Bradshaw was a member of the class of 1922 or 1923.

If you would like a xerox of the page with any senior's photo, I will provide one free of charge if you send a SASE. If you think you know others at the school who may be mentioned (freshmen, sophomores, juniors, staff members) I will do look-ups as well.

Feel free to ask general questions about Somerset as well. I lived in Somerset for a while in the 1950's but did not attend Somerset High.

Sincerely, Annabel (McCauley) Schaupner <>
15249 Thornridge Drive, Plymouth, Michigan 48170

"The Thirteenth Volume of the The Somerset Idea Annual"
edited and published by the Senior Class, May, 1917

Class motto:  The elevator to success is not running, take the stairs.
Class flower:  sweet pea
Class yell:  Rah! Rah! Rip! Reven! One! Nine! One! Seven!
Class color:  Black and old Gold

Class officers
President:  Joseph Mann
Vice-president:  Walter Hines
Secretary-treasurer:  Ella Mae Waddle

Class members (37):
John Newell Adams
Clay Shelton Alexander
Fan Mable Anderson
Jennie Victoria Barnett
Mabel Barnett
Louis Mills Catchings
Herbert Carson Chamberlain
Harold Florian Clark
Niola Eleanor Colyer
John Arnold Curtis
Frederick Alvin Dikeman
Ruth Arden Flippin
Cloyd Perkins Gilmore
Kathryn Grinstead
Anna Mae Hamm
Harold Wait Hardwic
Margaret Reese Hill
Walter Elrod Hines
Walter Krisbaum Hines
Louis Phillip Hussing
Bessie Katharine Jarvis
Georgia Qu Jasper
Thomas Joseph Lenehan
Stella Gamblin Lewis
Glenn Louis Loveless
Harmon Edwards Lowenthal
Joseph Vear Mann
Amanda Goggin Newell
Frank Dee Orwin
Irene Katherine Potter
Naoma Rexroat
Frazure Berry Richardson
Anna May Sloan
Edgar Neal Thurman
Ruth Tibbals
Ella Mae Waddle
Flora Lee Winfrey

Note: The girls made their own graduation dresses. The work could be done at any time of day but all of it had to be done at school.

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