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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 4., Medford Historical Society. (search)
Dinsmore, Miss Jessie M. Doland, Henry B. Dunham, Charles B. Durgin, Miss Annie E. Eddy, Will C. Eddy, Mrs. Rosalie S. Evans, Allston H. Fay, Wilton B. Fenton, Benjamin F. Fernald, Mrs. M. T. Ford, Frederick W. Foster, George O. Foster, Mrs. Blanche. Fuller, G. S. T. Gibson, George A. Gibson, Mrs. Ruth. Gill, Mrs. Ellen M. Gill, Miss Eliza M. Gill, Miss Emma F. Gill, Miss Adeline B. Gleason, Hon. Daniel A. Gleason, Charles B. GFoster, Mrs. Blanche. Fuller, G. S. T. Gibson, George A. Gibson, Mrs. Ruth. Gill, Mrs. Ellen M. Gill, Miss Eliza M. Gill, Miss Emma F. Gill, Miss Adeline B. Gleason, Hon. Daniel A. Gleason, Charles B. Gleason, Charles M. Goodwin, J. Otis. Goodwin, Mrs. Emma W. Goodwin, Dr. R. J. P. Green, Dr. Charles M. Guild, Gustavus F. Gunn, J. Newton. Hall, George S. Hall, Horace D. Hall, Dr. Walter L. Hallowell, Col. N. P. Hallowell, Richard P. Hallowell, Mrs. Anna D. Hallowell, N. Penrose. Harlow, Miss Catherine E. Hatch, Frank E. Hatch, George S. Hatch, Arthur T. Haskins, Mrs. M. J. Hayes, Edward W. Hayes, Mrs. Ellen R. Hayes, Mrs. C. B.
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 4., Reminiscences of an earlier Medford. (search)
ton. He was an excellent teacher and did the best that could be done with the incongruous elements of which his school was made up. Here I learned something of geography, arithmetic, and grammar—not much of grammar except to commit the definitions to heart—as A verb is a word which signifies to be, to do, and to suffer. Only Kant and Hegel could gain any information from that definition. I attended this school during the last two years of Mr. Tweed's incumbency, when he was succeeded by Mr. Foster,—an excellent teacher and a good man. I attended his school for a year, and was then admitted to the High School, being twelve years old. Of course I was very imperfectly qualified for such an advancement, but the conditions for admission to the school were not so severe as they are now. I was a tolerable reader, but a very bad speller. It was with extreme difficulty that I have learned to spell since; in fact I haven't. Of English grammar, like most graduates from grammar schools of that<
p street be changed to Riverside Avenue, on petition of J. T. Foster and others. The oldest residents on Riverside avenue Civil War, in the navy yard. In 1873 he was working in Mr. Foster's ship-yard. After ship-building ceased Deacon Jacobs md Sprague homestead, is known as the home of Mr. Joshua T. Foster, proprietor of the last ship-yard. He came to Medford fro her ever came to shore. The ship Don Quixote, built at Foster's yard in 1868 (A picture of this vessel is reproduced on xote. A fine vessel of about 1,000 tons was launched by Mr. Foster, at Medford, a few days since. She now lies at Long whaed on the shores of the Mystic! She was constructed at J. T. Foster's yard for Henry Hastings & Co. Of nearly a thousand to I remember while awaiting the high tide at a launch at Foster's yard that the Great American Traveller, Daniel Pratt, los in all the yards but one stands today—an old building in Foster's yard. A slight depression near by on the edge of the ri