1957 Monroe HS Yearbook

I uploaded the 1957 yearbook for Monroe High School in Rochester. There were pictures for 223 seniors. There aren’t any lower class photos but some are seen in homeroom pictures that scattered among the ads. This school had a lot of activities for the students. There are even a science club, a photography club and …

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Wilkinson Scrapbook Article #35

In this article from William Wilkinson’s scrapbook “One Hundred Great and Near-Great Events, Person and Places in Rochester History” (1947) he takes an ad from the 1840s for a store specializing in ladies’ wear from an old newspaper and adds one of his cartoons to show what it probably was like in that store. A …

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Old News – Liberty Bonds

In order to help finance World War I, the US government sold Liberty Bonds. This was the second major campaign during the War. A person would not only help the war effort by buying bonds but they would also get 4% interest when the bonds matured in 10 years. THE FAIRPORT HERALD Wednesday, Oct. 17, …

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Top Hit Songs of 1967 – #20

It was a song from a hit movie that would be the next top hit in 1967. “To Sir, With Love” was the title song to the movie of the same name. Besides singing the title song, Lulu also acted in the movie. She was backed up on the song by the group The Mindbenders. …

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4 More Theater Programs

I uploaded 4 more theater programs: “The Magic Ring” starring Mitzi; at Lyceum Theatre; Sept. 24 – 29, 1923. A concert by Misha Dichter at Eastman Theatre; Nov. 13, 1967. The “Romanian Folk Ballet” at Eastman Theatre; Oct. 22, 1968. “The Glass Menagerie” starring Robert Forster at Theater at the Tracks, Pittsford, NY; fall 1971. …

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