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Museum Of Work And Culture Seeking Yearbooks

Books from Mount's “Excelsior”, St. Clare High School “Je Me Souviens," and WHS's “Quiver” in demand.

 

co-directors Raymond H. Bacon and Anne D. Conway report the museum's yearbook collection has grown tremendously and is very popular with the visitors to the museum. 

But yearbooks of the following years are needed to complete the collection as well as to provide back-up duplicates:

The “Excelsior” of Mount Saint Charles Academy: 1926-34, 1936-39, 1941, 1944, 1956, 1975-76, 1978-79, 1993-95, 1998-99, 2003-06, 2008-2012.

 “Je Me Souviens” of Saint Clare High School: 1927 & prior, 1928-31, 1935-38, 1942, 1944, 1949, 1959-60, 1964, 1966, 1969-73.

The “Quiver” of Woonsocket High School: 1907, 1909-12,  1917-19, 1924, 1926-28, 1932, 1936-37, 1950, 1952, 1956, 1958-60, 1968, 1971-74, 1977-82, 1991-92, 1995-2012.

In addition to the above yearbooks, the museum is seeking memorabilia from anyone who attended Catholic Schools anywhere in the world.

Donations of the above can be brought to the Museum of Work & Culture during normal business hours:  Tuesday-Friday 9:30 – 4:00

Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Sunday 1 – 4 p.m.

Materials can also be mailed to the museum at 42 South Main St, Woonsocket, RI 02895. All donations will be acknowledged.

Denise and Andy Dufault September 06, 2012 at 08:44 PM
To A Wonderful Staff, I was wondering if I could look at the 1935 Mount St. Charles year book in which my father was in. I have been there this Labor day, September 3, 2012. I was fascinated in talking with a girl who went to the same school with me, her name was Mrs. Peloquin. I also met my daughter's principal, Mr. Peloquin , where he was at Halliwell School when my daughter, Anne-Marie was 8 years old who is now a nurse and she is 40 years old. I thought the play was well done and the actors were so real in that time period. I enjoyed everything, but most of all was the living room with the player piano, just like I remembered at my Grandmother Rose Helene Forcier Plante and Emile Plante's home so many fond memories ago. Thank you for all for a wonderful day! Great staff, friendly and informative :) Denise M. Tessier Dufault and Andre R. Dufault

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