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Name South Portland High School

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Image of 2015.006.26 -

2015.006.26 -

Dedication program for the new South Portland High School building on Ocean Street, South Portland, Maine, April 21, 1924. Program contains many advertisements for contractors who worked on and supplied products to the building. Architects: Miller and Mayo. Contractors: D.S. Elliot (fire fighting equipment); Charles M. Hay Co. (lighting); Willey and Calhoun Company (HVAC); Burbank, Douglass and Co. (china and glassware); C.M. Rice Paper Co.; Reardon Bros. Company (plumbing contractor); Economy Fuel Company (coal); Myers and Mahoney Plumbing Co.; L.W. Cleveland Company (electrical engineers); M.F. Bragdon Paint Co.; Howe Theatre Supply House (projector installation); Portland Rubber Co

Image of 2008.062.3 -

2008.062.3 -

Original lyrics and music written by Virginia Dudley - South Portland High School song

Image of 2012.020.6 -

2012.020.6 -

Newspaper article about Dr. Frank I. Brown. Biographical and career information. In the article, Brown talks about the population growth in South Portland and the number of school children, the construction of numerous schools, including the high school, and the need for a new school in Pleasantdale to replace the Elm Street School. He also talks about James Otis Kaler.

Image of 2006.071.9 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

2006.071.9 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

Tour of historic sites in South Portland, divided into 3 distinct sections. "Eastern Tour" covers the area from Bug Light Park to Waterman Drive and back. The "Pleasantdale Tour" begins at Cash Corner, follows Main Street into Ligonia and Pleasantdale, then to Highland Avenue, and back to Cash Corner via Broadway. The "Western Tour" covers the area around the Maine Mall, Long Creek, and Thornton Heights. ****Please note that there are numerous inaccuracies in this document.*****

Image of 2013.076.3 - Lois Marshall (Trefethen) Collection

2013.076.3 - Lois Marshall (Trefethen) Collection

Booklet (4 panel foldout on cardstock) with the schedules for the 1950 Boston Red Sox, the Boston Braves, and the SPHS baseball and track teams. Also has the seating charts for Fenway Park and Braves Field, plus a list of members of the Quatrerback Club boosters who sponsored the production of the schedule which was designed and printed by the SPHS Printing Department.

Image of 2006.093.5 -

2006.093.5 -

"Caper Lightweight Cluster" newspaper photograph of South Portland High School football players and caption listing names of all students. Penciled on copy is "1935"

Image of 2006.093.6 -

2006.093.6 -

South Portland High School Athletic Association Certificate of Participation, 1936, to Wilbur Bell.

Image of 2015.027.14 -

2015.027.14 -

Letter from Edward C. Reynolds to William S. Johnson, president of the South Portland High School senior class of 1938 in which Mr. Reynolds thanks Mr. Johnson for the copy of the "Headlight" which he delivered, and regrets not being able to thank him in person.

Image of 2015.027.15 -

2015.027.15 -

Simon M. Hamlin and his role in South Portland schools. Article includes a picture of Hamlin and of the Hamlin residence on Parrott Street. Published in the Portland Evening News on May 17, 1928.

Image of 2011.031.9 - Phil Alexander Collection

2011.031.9 - Phil Alexander Collection

Program from the Deering Rams vs South Portland Red Riots football game on October 29, 1960.

Image of 2006.071.67 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

2006.071.67 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

Pen and ink drawing, 14" x 11", by Don Patterson of South Portland High School, signed on front to Rosella Loveitt.

Image of 2016.068.35 -

2016.068.35 -

South Portland High School Principal Andre Hemond and James Allen with a watercolor painting by the late William J. Dow. The painting will be hung in Hemond's office where it joins a painting by one of Dow's students, John Legere. James Allen represents the estate of Dow, an art teacher at South Portland High School for 30 years. Article was published in 1988.

Image of 2006.071.87 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

2006.071.87 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

Ralph C. Baxter, newspaper article about Mr. Baxter resigning as the principal at South Portland High School.

Image of 2006.071.90 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

2006.071.90 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

Ralph Baxter, Sr. - 1984 article about his last eight years as principal of South Portland High School. He will be leaving his position at the end of the school year to become headmaster at Maine Central Institute in Pittsfield, ME.

Image of 2006.071.93 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

2006.071.93 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

Jack Flynn, South Portland High School head football coach - 1985 article when he stepped down as coach after 19 seasons. Flynn had succeeded Gene Hunter as the school's athletic director at the beginning of the school year and decided to step down as coach because of the demands of the full time AD job.

Image of 2006.071.114 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

2006.071.114 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

Bill Swift - Article about Billy Swift's major league debut with the Seattle Mariners, published on June 8, 1985.

Image of 2006.071.116 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

2006.071.116 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

Jim Beattie - 1985 article about the former South Portland High School graduate who played for the Seattle Mariners, who faced surgery for a torn rotator cuff.

Image of 2014.171.51 -

2014.171.51 -

Dedication program, completion of the annex at South Portland High School, Ocean Avenue, South Portland, Maine. Dedication took place in the high school auditorium on January 20, 1937.

Image of 2015.073.98 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

2015.073.98 - Rosella Loveitt Collection

George H. MacLeod, longtime assistant superintendent of South Portland Schools will retire January 15, 1982 after 25 years in the city school system. Mr. MacLeod came to the school system in 1955 as a junior high science teacher. He also taught mathematics, was a guidance councelor for five years and served two years as assistant principal at Mahoney Junior High. He was then elected principal of the new Memorial Junior High prior to it's opening. Before the school opened he was named assistant superintendent for secondary education. He filled that position for 15 years. Portland Press Heral article, December 23, 1981.

Image of 1998.002 -

1998.002 -

SPHS class ring, Class of 1921. In green Heathergems box.