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Oneida High School

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Welcome Class of 55

Class of 1955 --

Click on the links below to open the pages...

The Oneidan - our yearbook - 1955
The entire yearbook -- cover to cover!
Courtesy of Ruth Russ Donald

Class Photos - 1955
Our old senior class pictures.

Scrapbook Memories
Newspaper clippings and old photos

The Old School
It's only a building, right?

50th Reunion - 2005
Photos taken at the 50th anniversary reunion gathering in Oneida, NY, September 9 - 11, 2005.

55th Reunion - 2010
Photos taken at the 55th anniversary reunion in Oneida, NY, September 2010.

60th Reunion - 2015
Photos taken at the 60th anniversary renunion in Oneida, NY, August 2015.

-- Other Events of 1955 --

  • April 12, 1955
    Polio vaccine declared safe and effective
  • April 18, 1955
    Albert Einstein's death in Princeton, New Jersey
  • July 17, 1955
    Disneyland opened in Anaheim, California
  • August 27, 1955
    Guinness Book of Records first edition
  • September 30, 1955
    James Dean's death near Pasa Robles, California
  • October 7, 1955
    Allen Ginsberg reads Howl at Six Gallery, San Francisco
  • October 20, 1955
    JRR Tolkien publishes The Return of the King, completing The Lord of the Rings trilogy
  • December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks arrested
    after refusing to give up her bus seat

Graduates from Life

DECEASED MEMBERS OF CLASS OF 1955

John Aubeuf June 2, 1972
Betty Moyer Jackson January, 1977
Arthur Kolm December 17, 1977
Joseph Happle July 24, 1982
Roberta Bridgeman Mason November 8, 1984
William Tibbits August 21, 1985
Beverly Fluri Huer February 4, 1989
Dona Eagan Boyles Spawn March 24, 1992
Robert Folts April 13, 1992
Patricia Fisher Delaney October 12, 1993
Patricia Harris Koenig September 20, 1995
Robert West May 29, 1997
Robert Burgdoff August 9, 1997
Lawrence Roehm October 6, 1997
Nancy Major Henderson May 28, 2000
Betty Lou Arnold Johnson August 18, 2000
George N. Graham June 29, 2001
Richard Nixdorf August 7, 2001
Sandra Nadeau Schoff July 1, 2003
Gail Garofalo Gage August 14, 2005
Keith Johnson September 11, 2005
Janet Cheverette Collins August 30, 2006
Darla Howe McGlynn August 3, 2008
Robert Smith April 4, 2009
Thomas Brennan January 19, 2010
Margot Skonzak Smith March 8, 2012
Robert Lloyd March 9, 2012
Carol Cole Johnston Carlaw March 30, 2012
Floyd McAllister July 11, 2012
Joseph F. Carmola August 2, 2012
Peter Tiller September 20, 2012
Louie Salerno December 6, 2012
Dixie Peebles Cipollone June 2, 2015

Preview

Reflections on the 50th anniversary reunion held in Oneida, New York, September 9-11, 2005.

In addition, the entire OHS yearbook has been reproduced, including individual class members photos.

Plus, there are other photos -- old and more recent.

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Class of 1956