Aurora Public Schools Commencement – 1890

The program of the 1890 commencement of Aurora Public Schools in Dearborn County, Indiana appeared in:
Aurora Dearborn Independent – 5 Jun 1890 – Page 3, Column 3


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Despite the uncertainty which prevailed as to the place of holding commencement, and the counter attraction of a popular comedy at the Odd Fellow’s Temple, a vast audience filled the Grand Opera House, at 8 o’clock Friday evening.

Stella Jennings – Salutatory.

Lida Ruese – American Nobliity.

Ida McCune – “A Golden Key”

Josie Smith – “Value of Difficulties”

Louise M. Kerr – Story of Empress Josephine.

Libbie Greer – Abraham Lincoln

W. C. Vail – History of Aurora Graduates; Valedictory

F. S. Maltby – “Topic of the Times”

Nellie Baker – “A Good Cause”

Agnes Downton – “Will America Decline?”

Stella Jennings – “The Invisible World”

Clara Buchanan – “A Picture on the Easel of Time