Thanks to Debbie (Grillo) Robbins for sending this Milford News clipping. The year isn't on it. I think it
    must have been 1948, give or take a year. If you know, please let me know. Email link on homepage.
    ( A few days after I posted this, I heard from Paula (Tellier) Alves - first row in picture - who said itmust
    have been taken in 1947. My wife recognized some names and also said 1947. I'll never doubt her
    again. Here's what the caption says, for anyone who has trouble reading it above.

    Hopedale, Dec 24.- Christmas exercises were held by pupils of the Little Red Schoolhouse Nursery
    school in the Town Hall. Donald Keniston of Upton was Santa Claus and there were many guests
    present and some of these young folks had their pictures taken with the pupils.

    Front row: James Robert Wood of Milford, Paula Ann Tellier of Milford, David Calarese of Hopedale,
    Carolyn Thompson of Upton, Dorothy Robbins of Mendon, Philip LaBastie of Mendon, Alice Wilson of
    Hopedale, Arlene Kirsner of Milford, Richard Moore of Hopedale, Nancy Ann Newton of Upton, Sally
    Newton of Upton, Nancy Dudley of Mendon, Evelyn Dautrich of Mendon, "Jackie" Evans of Milford.

    Second row: Patricia Mosso of Upton, Bernadette Sooley of Hopedale, Celine Wood of Milford,
    Daniel Nicholson of Milford, Dolores Comastra of Milford, Paul Biedrzycki of Mendon, James Lovejoy
    of Hopedale, Kathryn Sails of Milford, Karen Caulfield of Hopedale, Margaret Wilson of Hopedale,
    James Kennelly of Mendon.

    Back row: Benjamin Barnes of Hopedale, Stanley Barker of Milford, Jesse Cox of Mendon, Karen
    Jacques of Milford, John Melanson of Milford, Howard Sears of Milford, James Webber of Milford,
    Chester Benoit of Upton, Carol Ann Hickmott of Mendon, Donald Washburn of Hopedale, Charles
    Smith of Mendon, Barry Williams of Upton, Susan Clifford of Milford and Henry Bouchard, Jr., of
    Mendon.

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 The Little Red Schoolhouse in 2012.
Milford Daily News 1944