Drury High School 1898, North Adams, Massachusetts

 

1898 DRURY HIGH SCHOOL

The following list of names and comments were taken from The Dru, the 1898 yearbook for Drury High School in North Adams, Massachusetts. The list includes faculty and and advertisers mentioned in the yearbook.

The school was built in 1843 through a $3,000 grant in the will of Nathan Drury. In 1851 the school became a free, public high school. In 1867 the original building was torn down and replaced with a new building. The 1898 class colors were yellow and white.

 Transcribed by Vicki Gray

Name Comments
Abbott, Ada C. Class of 1901
Alford, Mildred Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Allen, Grace S. Class of 1901
Anderson, D.A. Drury principal 1879-1883
Armstrong, Cecelia Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Bacon, Jennie F. Class of 1901
Baker, Elva G. Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Barrington, Mr. R.H. (right halfback?) of Drury Football 1894, batter and centerfield on Drury 1895 Baseball
Barrington, William Treasurer of Drury Athletic Association 1894-1895
Bartlett, Dwight A Class of 1899
Bartlett, George M Class of 1900
Bartlett, Homer E. Artist for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo
Bartlett, Homer Eugene Class of 1898 - Literary Course, bn Whately MA in old Bartlett homestead on Elm Street., moved to Buckland MA and at age 9 came to North Adams. Suffered many years from some sort of sickness.
Benedict, Mabel A. Class of 1900
Bennett, Christine Class of 1901
Bennett, William H. Advertiser, insurance
Benton, Gustena A. graduated Drury High in 1872, married HE Wetherbee
Billetdoux, Edmund Secretary Drury Athletic Association 1894-1895
Billetdoux, Mr. F.B. (fullback?) of Drury Football 1894, batter on Drury 1895 Baseball
Billings, Gertrude Edna Class of 1898 - Literary Course, planned to enter Mt. Holyoke College
Blackinton, Katrine Pauline Class of 1898 - Literary Course, Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo, planned to attend Vassar or Smith
Boland, Joseph F. Class of 1900
Boland, Loretta A. Class of 1900
Boland, William Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Boyd, Mary Class of 1901
Boyd, Thomas Foster Class of 1898 - Scientific Course, violinist
Brackett, F.G. Drury principal 1883-1884
Bradford, Lillian Viola Class of 1898 - Scientific Course, plans to enter Normal School
Braman, Mr. L.T. of of Drury Football 189
Briggs 2nd Basso in Drury High Glee Club
Briggs, Wallace A Class of 1901
Broderick, William R Class of 1901
Brotherston First tenor in Drury High Glee Club
Brown, Agnes Fleming Class of 1898 - Literary Course
Brown, Agnes Ora Class of 1898 - Scientific Course, 1898 Class Secretary
Brown, Felecia Hemans Class of 1898 - Literary Course
Brown, Felicia H. Assoc to Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo
Browne, Frances E. Born in North Adams and graduated from Drury High in 1890 as salutatorian. Grad Smith College, Northampton in 1894. The following 3 years were spent in teaching the 6th, 7th and 8th grades of the Miner School and in 1897 was chosen teacher of French, German and History in Drury High School. Photo
Browne, Helen A. Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Browne, Mr. center of Drury Football 1894
Bryant, Adaline Class of 1901
Bunting, Albert Edward Class of 1898 - Special Course, plans to take up medicine
Bunting, Cecelia E. Class of 1901
Burdett & Reinhard Advertiser, furniture
Burke, Margaret C. Class of 1901
Burke, May Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Burns, Walter Class of 1900
Burrows, Ken Elisha "Stub" Class of 1898 - Scientific Course, shortest kid in school, did not graduate, rumor circulated that he has gone to war with his bonny lass who has recently joined the Red Cross Society
Burrows, Mr. batter on Drury 1895 Baseball
Butterworth, Eunice Class of 1900
Cady, Isabel Class of 1900
Canedy 2nd Tenor in Drury High Glee Club
Canedy, Park G. Class of 1900
Carter, Fannie M. Class of 1901
Cary, Henry L. Class of 1899
Chambers, James M. Class of 1900
Chase & Sherman Advertiser, see Sherman & Chase
Chase, Edward N. Sec. and Treasurer of Class of 1901
Chase, George Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Chase, Helen B. Class of 1899
Chase, Margaret Class of 1901
Chatneuff, Grace J Class of 1899
Chippendale, Fred Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Chrystal, James Manager of Drury Football 1894
Church, Harriet L. Class of 1901
Clark, Grace Mae Class of 1898 - Scientific Course
Clark, Herbert H Class of 1899
Cluett & Sons Advertiser, pianos and organs
Collins, Anna D. Class of 1901
Collins, Catherine Class of 1901
Conley, Martha F. Class of 1901
Conlon, Frances Class of 1899
Conlon, Mary E. Class of 1899
Cook, Benjamin Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Costello, Elizabeth Mary Class of 1898 - Scientific Course, plans to attend Normal School
Coughlin, Dennis Eugene Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo, bn North Adams
Coughlin, Dennis Eugene Class of 1898 - Classical Course
Coughlin, Eugene Director of Drury Athletic Association 1897
Coughlin, Mr. R.E. (right end?) o of Drury Football 1894
Crandall, Jennie Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Cross, Ellen G. Class of 1899
Crossey, Winifred F. Class of 1901
Cully, Alfred Director of Drury Athletic Association 1897
Cully, Mr. L.H. (left halfback?) of Drury Football 1894, left field on Drury 1895 Baseball
Cully, Samuel & Co. Advertiser, merchant
Cummings, Charles P. President of Class of 1901
Cutting & Company Advertiser, clothier
Cutting, Elizabeth Scovel Class of 1898 - Literary Course, Assoc to Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo, plans to attend Vassar
Dailey, Edward S. Class of 1901
Dalton, Clara E. Class of 1900
Davies, Dorothy Elizabeth Class of 1898 - Literary Course, poetess, plans to go to Boston Tech or apply for position as porter on NY Central from Fitchburg to Yellow Spgs OH.
Decker, Lilah Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Deming, Carrie B. Class of 1900
Dennett, Winfield Haynes President of Class of 1898 - Literary Course, Assoc to Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo, bn Lewistown ME
Dewey, Mr. Drury School Supt in 1891
DeWolfe, Loren President Drury Athletic Team 1894-1895
DeWolfe, Mr. captain and quarterback of Drury Football 1894, captain of Drury 1895 Baseball
Dickenson, E.M. Advertiser, jeweler, stationer, art dealer
Drury, Nathan Bequeathed $3000 in his 1840 will to start Drury Academy
Duggan, Alice Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Dunham First tenor in Drury High Glee Club
Dunham, Clarence Wells (A.B.) Drury High teacher. Born Newark NJ on 26 Dec 1874. Attended public schools in Newark NJ and Troy NY and grad from Troy High School in 1892 and from Williams College in 1896. Photo.
Dyson, Alice Rebecca Class of 1898 - Literary Course, rumored she will join the Red Cross Society.
Eaton, James F. Drury principal 1889-1891
Emigh, Edith M. Class of 1901
Emmott, Mary D. Class of 1900
Erskine, Esther Class of 1900
Fake, Charles M. Class of 1901
Fake, Myrtle F. Class of 1899
Farley's Drug Store Advertiser
Faulkner, Grace Gertrude Class of 1898 - Scientific Course
Flaherty, William Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Flood, George Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Fountain, F.G. Advertiser, photography store
Gadsby, Herbert Hume (Ph. D.) Became principal in 1895, bn Gilbertsville NY 13 Aug 1862. Prepared for college at Gilbertsville Academy and entered Cornell University for the degree of AB in 1882 and grad in 1886. 3 years as asst in Owego High School, Owego NY. In 1889-91 was asst teacher in Latin and Greek in Yonkers High School, Yonkers, NY and for next 3 years held the position of principal of that school. In 1889-91 pursued a course of study in Univ of NY and received degeree of Ph.D. in spring of 1892. Photo
Gallager, Mr. pitcher of Drury 1895 Baseball
Garlick, Gertrude Class of 1899
Gerdner, Florence A. Class of 1901
Gleason, Bertha H. Class of 1901
Gleason, Florence I. Class of 1901
Goodrich, Clara Class of 1900
Goodrich, Frank Drury principal 1884-1887
Goodrich, Frank Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Goodrich, Lyman C. Class of 1901
Gove, Curtis C. Drury principal 1887-1889
Graham, Hattie Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Graham, John J. Class of 1901
Graves, Josie E. Class of 1901
Guinan, Edwin V  
Guinan, Edwin Vincent 1898 Class Vice President, Editor in Chief of "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo, bn NY City, plans to attend Williams College
Gurney, F.E. Advertiser, merchant
Haddow, Isabel Class of 1900
Haddow, Mary Class of 1900
Hadley, Arthur C. Class of 1899, batter of Drury 1895 Baseball
Hadley, Mr. left guard of of Drury Football 1894
Haggerty, Agnes M Class of 1901
Haggerty, James Class of 1900
Hamer, Frank Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Hamer, harry Class of 1900
Hannum, Grace Class of 1901
Hannum, Laura Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Hardenbergh, Henry Class of 1900
Harriman, Maude Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Haskins, Katherine Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Hastings 2nd Basso in Drury High Glee Club
Hastings, Vernon E. VP of Class of 1899
Haynes, Lillian Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Heggie, Margaret Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Henwood, Laura Class of 1900
Hermon, Grace E. Class of 1899
Hervey, George B Vice President of Class of 1901
Hewitt, Linwood Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Higgins, William Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Higley Advertiser, watchmaker & optician
Hodge, Charlotte E. Class of 1899
Hollis, Charles Bertram Class of 1898 - Literary Course, born Hudson MA, moved to Marlboro MA
Hosford's Advertiser, restaurant & caterer
Hosley, May E. Class of 1901
Hourahan Accompanist to Drury High Glee Club
Hourahan, Edward Francis Class of 1898 - Classical Course, Assoc to Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo, native of North Adams, plans to attend Williams College
Hubbard, C.H. Advertiser, mgr of Bershire Cycle Co.
Johnson, Anna Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Kelly, Anna V Class of 1901
Kemp, Edward Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Kemp, Edward Class of 1900
Kennedy, Mary Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Ketchum, Marion Class of 1898 - Literary Course, plans to go to Normal School then Smith College
Ladd, Otis J.K. Class of 1901
Larkin, Mary Gertrude Class of 1898 - Literary Course
Lawrence First tenor in Drury High Glee Club
Lawrence, Everton Jay Class of 1898 - Special Course, from Ohio, member Congregational Choir
Lee, Ethel Florence Class of 1898 - Scientific Course, A student, plans to enter Normal School
Leroy, Henrietta Class of 1901
Lewis, E.P. Advertiser, Boston chocolatier
Litchfield, Minnie Marion Class of 1898 - Scientific Course, plans to attend Normal School
Locke, Augustus W. Class of 1900
Locke, Eugenia Class of 1899
Loftus, Martha Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Mabbett, John S. Class of 1901
Malcolm, Agnes M. Class of 1901
Malcolm, Hattie B. Class of 1901
Maloney, Katherine Agnes Class of 1898 - Literary Course
Manning, Jessie A. Class of 1900
McDougall, Grace Agnes Class of 1898 - Classical Course, plans to attend Smith College
McDuffee, Alice Annie (Ph. B.) Math teacher at Drury High since 1895. Born Barton VT. In 1884 went to Orange City, Fla and later college at Rollins Prep School, Winter park, Fla. Miss McDuffee taught 3 years in Thetford Academy in Thetford VT and in 1895 grand from Univ of Vermont. Photo.
McGowan, Elizabeth Class of 1900
McGurk, Charles Henry Class of 1898 - Classical Course
McGurk, George F. Class of 1899
McGurk, William Director of Drury Athletic Association 1895
McSheen, Edward Class of 1901
McVay,. Sadie A. Class of 1901
Mears, Brainerd Class of 1899
Mears, Harris D. Class of 1899
Memmott First Basso in Drury High Glee Club
Memmott, Frederick William (A.B.) Drury High English teacher. Born at Sheffield England 9 May 1872. Prepared for college at Elmira O., Worcester, Mass., and Newark N.J., High School. Photo
Millard First Basso in Drury High Glee Club
Millard, Harrison Director of Drury Athletic Association 1898
Millard, Harrison Stephen Class of 1898 - Scientific Course, Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo, 1898 Class Treasurer, native of North Adams
Millard, Lucy C. Class of 1899
Miller, J.E. Advertiser, hatter
Miner, AD Became Drury High School principal in 1865
Miner, Agnes Eugenia Class of 1898 - Literary Course, dtr of AD Miner, her bro Howard attended Williams College
Miner, Clara B. Class of 1900
Montgomery, Frank W. Class of 1900
Morris, Alice G. Class of 1901
Morris, Elizabeth "Bess" Class of 1898 - Literary Course, Assoc to Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo, plans to attend Smith College
Morris, George E. Class of 1901
Mort, Fred Class of 1901
Mulcare, J.T. Advertiser, footwear
Murphy, Benjamin J. Class of 1900
Newman, Elizabeth S. Class of 1901
Nixon, Francis E. Class of 1900
O'Brien, Agnes G. Class of 1900
O'Brien, Minnie Class of 1898 - Literary Course, Assoc to Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo, plans to attend Kenwood Seminary in Albany NY
O'Hara, William President of Class of 1899
Orr, Gertrude J. Secretary of Class of 1899
Orr, William Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Parker, Harriet G. Class of 1901
Parkhurst, Ethel Julia Class of 1898 - Scientific Course
Perkins, Mahlon F. Class of 1900
Pettibone, harriet Class of 1900
Pierce, Henry Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Pike, Walter Class of 1900
Porter, John Director of Drury Athletic Association 1896
Potter, William Pitt 2nd Principal of Drury High School
Preston, Blanche Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Putnam, Hobart H. Class of 1900
Quinn, Edward Sec. and Treas. of Class of 1900
Quinn, James H. V Pres of Class of 1900
Raidy, Thomas T.W. Class of 1899
Reagan, Della Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Reinhard Advertiser, see Burdett & Reinhard
Reynolds, Carroll B. Class of 1900
Reynolds, Edna L. Class of 1901
Rice, Isabelle Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Rice, Josephine Bell Born in North Adams MA and attended public schools of her native town, grad in 93 from Drury as valedictorian and also from Smith College in the Class of 97. Appointed asst. teacher of mathematics at Drury HS in 1897. Photo
Rice, Mae McElwain Class of 1898 - Literary Course, plans to attend Wellesley College
Rich, Ethel B. Class of 1901
Richmond, Wallace Everette (A.B.) Science teacher at Drury HS. Born in North Adams on 20 Oct 1875, attended public schools of North Adams and Pittsfield and grad from Drury High School in the Class of 93 and from Williams College in 1897. Photo
Rickards, Mark S. Class of 1900
Robinson, James Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Rockwood, Ethel A. Class of 1900
Ryan, Mary Magdalen "Mollie" Class of 1898 - Literary Course, plans to attend Smith College
Ryan, Agnes V. Class of 1900
Ryan, Anna C. Class of 1901
Schouler, Maude Agnes "Tot" Class of 1898 - Literary Course
Scott, Lucy M. Class of 1900
Scrivens, Jennie Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Scrivens, Russel L. Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Sherman & Chase Advertiser
Shorrock, Gertrude L. Class of 1901
Slattery, Thomas F. Class of 1900
Smith, Harry E. Class of 1901
Smith, Natalie A. Class of 1899
Smith, Sarah "Sadie" Class of 1898 - Literary Course
Spaulding, Charles Became prinicpal in 1891, pitcher of Drury 1895 Baseball
Spencer 2nd Basso in Drury High Glee Club
Spencer, Percy Franklin "Pip" Class of 1898 - Literary Course, plans to attend Williams College with his brother
Spencer, William Leander "Bill" Class of 1898 - Classical Course, Assoc to Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo, minister's son, plans to attend Williams College
Sperry, Caroline Mae Class of 1898 - Literary Course, Assoc to Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo, plans to attend Vassar
Steele First Basso in Drury High Glee Club
Steele, Eugene E. Class of 1901
Streeter, Cora M. Class of 1901
Sullivan, Teresa C. Class of 1901
Sullivan, William M. Class of 1899
Sykes, Carrie B. Class of 1901
Sykes, Maia R. Class of 1901
Sykes, Roy Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Taft, Mabel Class of 1900
Talmadge, Mr. right field on Drury 1895 Baseball
Talmage, Willard Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Thomas, Grace B. Class of 1900
Thompson, Lyman Principal for first 9 years of Drury Academy
Thrall, Minerva Class of 1901
Tinker, Edward R. Jr. Mgr of Drury 1895 Baseball, manager Drury Track Team 1895
Tower, Mabel A. Class of 1900
Tower, Oswald V. Class of 1901
Tuttle, Albert G Treasurer of Class of 1899
Tyler, May M. Class of 1899
Udell 2nd Tenor in Drury High Glee Club
Udell, Annie T. Class of 1900
Udell, Joseph Henry "Joe" Class of 1898 - Scientific Course, Assoc to Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo, violinist
Underwood, Edith Maria Class of 1898 - Scientific Course, plans to attend House of Mercy in Pittsfield and become a minister
Underwood, Edwin H. Class of 1900
Underwood, Mr. left guard of of Drury Football 1894
Valentine Bros. Advertiser
Veazie, Mae Francis Class of 1898 - Scientific Course
Wall, Jerry P. Class of 1901
Walley, Helena R. Class of 1901
Warner, Elwin S. Class of 1901
Warren 2nd Tenor in Drury High Glee Club
Warren, Frederic Vice President of Drury Athletic Association 1894-1895
Warren, Frederic Bryant Class of 1898 - Scientific Course, Assoc to Board of Editors for "The Dru" 1898 Yearbook, photo,
Warren, Mr. short stop on Drury 1895 Baseball
Washburn, Ella Louise Class of 1898 - Literary Course
Washburne, Mr. right guard of of Drury Football 1894
Watson, Bessie Maude Class of 1898 - Classical Course
Welch, Charles F. President of Class of 1900
Welch, Margaret F. Class of 1899
Welch, Owen Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Wells, Mary Grace Class of 1898 - Scientific Course
Wetherbee, Belle Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Wetherbee, HE husband of Gustena A. Benton
Wetherbee, Karl H. Class of 1901
Whipple, Essie Josephine Class of 1898 - Scientific Course, plans to attend North Adams Training School for Nurses
Wilbur, Mary F. Class of 1901
Williams, Mr. centerfield on Drury 1895 Baseball
Wills, Mr. L.E. (left end?) of of Drury Football 1894, pitcher of Drury 1895 Baseball
Wilson, Cora Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Wood, Frances S. Class of 1899
Wyman, Viola Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Yarter, Edward Class of 1898 - Sometime Member
Also see Graduates 1906 - 1911