This was then: The seventh grade

Photos of long-ago Martha’s Vineyard.

Photo courtesy Chris Baer

Chris Baer teaches photography and graphic design at Martha’s Vineyard Regional High School. He’s been collecting vintage photographs for many years.

Seventh Grade

Meet Tisbury School’s seventh-grade class of 1914–15 — 100 years ago — in the the old schoolhouse on Center Street. Front row: Catherine Conroy, Stan Lair, James Andrews, Rebecca Carey, unknown. Second row: Evelyn Norton, Alice Stevenson, Clara Rogers, Emma Luce, Onslow Robinson. Third row: Mary Andrews, Kathleen McDonough, Dorothy Cleveland, Helen Howland, Camillo Mello. Back row: Marjorie Isaacs, Ellery Norton, Alfreda West, Howard Mathews, Ruth Andrews. Miss Smith, teacher.