Throwback Thursday Photo of the Day: Cheerleaders of the Jamaica Plain High School in 1956 were, from left to right: Barbara Spinney, Catherine Gotovitch, Mary Parlon, Claire Boyce, Lorraine Dustin, Ann Kearns, Ann Litch, Beatrice Canny, Betty Ann Fetler, Joyce Mutlow, Gwenneth Edwards, Mary Jo McLaughlin, and Marilyn Guiva (kneeling in the center). Photograph courtesy of the Boston Public Library. For our Throwback Thursday Photo of the Day, here's an image of old JP from the online archives of the Jamaica Plain Historical Society. The Historical Society's photo archive is a neighborhood treasure. Please visit it!
Page from 1940 Jamaica Plain High School yearbook. Credit: Via JP Historical Society online archives. For our Photo of the Day on Thursdays, we highlight an image of old JP, often from the online archives of the Jamaica Plain Historical Society. This week we feature a page from the 1940 yearbook of Jamaica Plain High School. The Historical Society has an online collection of yearbooks both from JPHS as well as St.
Our "Photo of the Day" for Throwback Thursday is the class of 1892 at Jamaica Plain High School. Here's the caption from the photo archive of the Jamaica Plain Historical Society: "Members of the Class of 1892 at the Jamacia Plain High School (formerly West Roxbury High) pose on the front steps of the school. Above the door is inscribed, 'Eliot High School' and the dates 1689, the year the school was endowed by John Eliot, and 1867, the year the school was built. Photograph courtesy of the West Roxbury Historical Society." As you may know, the building is condos today. I've heard that two graduates of Jamaica Plain High live there!