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Cavanaugh & Clancy Tinning & Plumbing

There is something charming about this photo of Cavanaugh & Clancy Tinning & Plumbing from the 1890s. It was located on West Meeker Street. Shown is Ollie Cavanaugh.

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“Reasons for a High School Paper”

Here is an excellent article written in 1911 about the importance of having a school newspaper. It was included in Kent High School’s first issue of “The Criterion”, a periodical the school body decided to write. With school newspapers going … Continue reading

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Day Trip

Off on a day trip this weekend? These women seem to be on their way somewhere special too! Circa 1900’s-1920’s, two names were noted: Mary Frances and Ava Kinnan. Have a fun and safe weekend!

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Football Reporting-1911

We have a copy of Kent High School’s first issue of “The Criterion” from 1911, a periodical they put out to let the public know what was going on in their school. The athletics page was beautifully written about the … Continue reading

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Our museum in 1929

Going through our archives we ran across a great photo of the Museum as it was in 1929! We are not sure who is sitting on the porch as there was no notes attached, but we would love to figure … Continue reading

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Chronicles are back!

Chronicles are back! Mark your calendar for Oct. 13th at 11am, or Oct. 15th at 10am. Tim Clark will be presenting on “Kent Veterans of Vietnam: their story and the challenge.”

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Girls Basketball 1912

We can’t forget the girls’ sports teams! Shown is the Kent High School Girls Basketball team in 1912. (Pictured: Mary Ramsey [coach], Julia Pozzi Radcliffe, Goldie Guiberson, Sadie Calhoun, Genevieve Lusk, Marjorie Martin, C. Boucher Keogh, Mary Snell Franke, Mary … Continue reading

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The Stolen Flower Queen

Another back to school photo- this was at the Kent Valley School (between 4th & 5th Ave and Titus & Saar). The children were in costume for a school play called “The Stolen Flower Queen” circa 1922.

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Happy First Day of School!

Happy First Day Of School to Kent School District Students!! Shown is a class of students in teacher Mrs. Naomi Snell’s class from 1916 (which school was not noted). Have fun starting your new year!

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It’s Football Season!

Next week not only does school start up, but so do the High School Football games! Shown is a photo of Kent High School’s 1904 football team. (The names listed are left to right, Standing: Roy Root, Gerald Gannon, Armstrong. … Continue reading

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