Alderpoint, California

(Humboldt County)


Grammar School

June 17, 1937





Class Motto, Try Again

Class Color, Red and Blue

Class Flower, Red Rose






Ben Anzini

Lillian Laughlin

Lee Edward Phillips

Stanley Lamar Wilkinson











Part One


Welcome…Dolores McBride


If we were you…Song by school


The Best of School…Donald McBride


Born Educated…Florence Anzini


When Polly put the Pepper in the Tea…sung by Six Girls



Cross Your Heart - A play

Jane, played by Monna Laughlin

Linda,  "  Betty Evers

Shirley,   "  Velda Wilkinson

Mary Lou,   "Jessie Anzini

Velma,   "  Lola Wilkinson

Ann, "  Phoebe Pulver

Betty,  "  Glenda Kindred



Sweet Bunch of Daisies…violin solo by Billy Watson


Ambitious…by Loren Wilkinson


Goblin Arithmetic…by Forrestine Brusie


Every Lassie Has Her Laddie…duet by Mardale Horrell & Beulah Pulvor


Oh Dear Such Horrid Colds…by the Primary class


Mo More Room…by Eugene Wilkinson

Speaking Contest at Spruceville Play

Miss Birch played by Lillian Laughlin

Clara " Beulah Pulver

Jimmy " Mardale Horrell

Peter, " Eugene Wilkinson

Janet, " Velda Wilkinson

Matilda, " Betty Evers

Susie, " Patsy Hepworth

Miss Hickory, " Ada Clessens

Gertie, " Fern Laughlin

Elsie, " Mattie Brusle

Phillip, " Billy Watson

Merton, " Ray Anzini

Stella, " Monna Laughlin

Angie, " Florene Anzini

Jimmie, " Forrestine Brusie

Mr. Schuyler, " Bennie Anzini

Mr. Way, " Lee Phillips

Mr. Gray, " Stanley Wilkinson


Just Smile and Say Goodbye…sung by the school



Part Two


Seventh Graders…by Fern Laughlin


Class Poem…by Lillian Laughlin


Reading of Class Will,,,the Eighth Graders


Reading of Class Prophecy…by Lee Phillips


Class Song, Bells of Memory…by the Class




Presentation of Diplomas by A. D. Wilkinson






Transcribed by: Jeanne Taylor, from the Arthur D. Wilkinson collection.

Source: Program, Alderpoint, California Grammar School, June 17, 1937, Alderpoint Grammar School, Alderpoint, Humboldt Co., CA.

© 2013 Jeanne Sturgis Taylor.


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