100 Years Ago: 1921

The first of a series of weekly outings to be held by members of the Maine School of Commerce summer school division was held yesterday afternoon at Taylor Pond. Two large trucks convoyed the party to the pond, and all joined for a refreshing swim. Yesterday’s outing was in charge of the Misses Blanche Lawless, Agnes Craig, Eleanor Hathaway, Verna Rowe, Helen Bailey, and Helen Gowan, all of Auburn and all graduates of the normal course. They all occupy positions in New England schools and are home for the summer months.

50 Years Ago: 1971

The recent Auburn Community Band concert held on the grounds of the Central School in Auburn drew a receptive audience to hear such selections as “Born Free,” and “The Stripper” and three songs performed by the folk trio Childhood’s End. Alan Churchill directed the band, which will rehearse again Wednesday evening for the Friday concert.

25 Years Ago: 1996

Members of Jordan High School class of 1930 (pre: LHS) met June 13 at Mac’s Grill, 1064 Minot Ave., Auburn. Those present were Lillian Pillsbury Trumble, Gertrude Malenfant Hubbard, Olive Ross Tiffany, Eva Malo Fournier, Dorothy Cunningham Bourgoin, Carroll Parker and Fernand Lagasse. This class graduated June 13, 1930, at Lewiston City Hall during a horrible thunderstorm. There were 114 in the class and 68 are deceased.

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