Generations of Stamford, Connecticut residents have attended Dolan Middle School since it was founded in 1948.
This series of photographs were taken on April 28, 1952 and provide Stamford residents with a glimpse of what Dolan Middle School looked like just four years after construction.
All images of Dolan Middle School comes from the Gottscho-Schleisner Collection of photographs produced by Samuel H. Gottscho and William H. Schleisner. Some of the negatives used to create these images were of poor quality, but we enhanced each picture to provide readers a better look at how Dolan Middle School looked in the 1950’s.
Walter R. Dolan Junior High School, Front View
The Golden Rule at Dolan: “Do the right thing, at the right time.”
Walter R. Dolan Junior High School, East End
Walter R. Dolan Junior High School, Rear View
Stamford’s Dolan Middle School, SW
Walter R. Dolan Junior High School, West End
Dolan Middle School, West End
Dolan Middle School, Entrance Foyer
Dolan Middle School, Showcase and Lockers
Miss Vail’s Class in Room 307
Dolan Middle School Library
Dolan Middle School Boy’s Gym Class
Dolan Middle School Girl’s Gym Class
Dolan Middle School Cafeteria
Dolan Middle School Auditorium
Girl Examining Doll Case
Dolan Middle School Industrial Arts Class
Dolan Middle School Graphic Arts Class
A Typical Classroom at Dolan
Dolan’s Home Arts Classroom
Dolan Middle School’s Song
Hail to thee, our Alma Mater, Dolan Junior High. Standing tall above all others, honor’s your ally. Though the years may separate us, memories shall not die. You are in our hearts forever, Dolan Junior High.
Hail to thee, our Alma Mater. Hail, Maroon and Grey. Every loyal son and daughter, sings your praise today. To hold fast your truths forever, we will always try. You are in our hearts forever, Dolan Junior High.
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