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Paul Stein: top row, 2nd from right

Miss Murray is the teacher.

Paul Stein: Next to top row, 5th from right

Miss Higgins is the teacher.

A photo of students presenting a puppet show.
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Back: John Soroka, Sandra Spratt
Front: Paul Boothroyd, Raymond Laskowski

WPA, Works Progress Administration, renamed Works Project Administration in 1939, was the largest New Deal program to help the country to recover from the Great Depression of the 1930's.

Ten Bearer Bonds were issued by the Town of Maynard in 1905 in order to raise money for the construction of a school, likely the Bancroft Street (Calvin Coolidge) School. Each bond was valued at $1800 paying 3 1/2% interest with bond #10 maturing in…

Originally the Bancroft Street School, and renamed the Coolidge School in 1932. It ceased being used as a school in 1981.
Left picture is front view, right is a view from the back.

Two black and white photos of Calvin Coolidge School teachers in the 1940's.

A black and white photo of the school taken in 1970. The first floor was built in 1906, the second in 1910.