Photographic memorabilia:  scouting and classes

Here are a few photos from long ago (send us more).  A new photo was added in August, 2013.

First, a photo of Hermosa Beach Girl Scouts, taken in 1955.
Most of them are members of the Mira Costa Class of 1960.

From left:  Nancy Vening, Barbara Rycroft, Janet Farrand, Jan Hendrick, Lynda Schaffer, Mary Alice Holmes, Kathie Kosche', Becky Brock, Kathleen Zemlock, Sue Thompson, Sandra Brennan, Melinda Kutch, JoAnn Haworth, Roberta Lowe, Kathy Taylor, Cherry Kline, Diane Denholm, Ruth Misues and Nancy Mickelson.

Now here's a challenge:  can you recognize anyone in this official camp photo of scouts and leaders at this 1954 gathering at Camp Manzanita?  A lot of people who later attended Mira Costa are in this photo.

Here's another Girl Scout photo, sans uniforms.  This troop consisted of fourth graders at Pacific School in Manhattan Beach in 1952.  Front row (from left):  Georgia Gondira, Judy Burrows, Linda Sanson, Rocki Markert and Gretchen Andersen.  Back row (from left):  Terry Neldon, ?, Linda Atherton, Sharon Albert and Barbara Meyers.  Can anyone fill in the missing name? 

Here's a Hermosa Beach Brownie troop photo sent by Diane Denholm Amendola.   It must have been taken about 1951.  Diane identifies the people as (bottom row, left to right) Lynn Richardson, Pam Gage, Bonnie Roland, Sandra Brennan, Diane Denholm, Diane Murray and (top, left to right) Cherry Kline, Melinda Kutch, Sue Thompson, Margory Lewis, Becky Brock, Janet Ferrand and ???.

Diane also sent a photo of girls at North School in Hermosa Beach, taken about the same time as the Brownie photo above.  Can anyone identify them?


Mike Clute came up with this 8th grade photo.  How many members of the MCHS Class of 1960 can you recognize here?

Roger Anderson sent us this 8th grade photo.  How many members of the MCHS Class of 1960 can you recognize in this one?  Do you recognize any Aviation High alums here???  (Hint:  one was later the student body president at AHS.)


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