In 1927, this group of Issaquah High thespians posed for a picture. Stage make-up and costuming suggest that the play may have featured pirates or gypsies – or both.

Issaquah High Drama Class

Issaquah High School offered opportunities for young thespians as well as athletes. This 1927 photograph shows the drama club in costume. Pictured from left to right are, (front row) Gertrude Castagno, Betty Beck, Bess Mamie Maness, Harold Kehoe, Clara Johnson, ? Kangas, Esther Garner, Ann Monti, Alice Lundquist, and Sofie Walen; (middle row) Annie Boehm, Steve Krall, Margaret Lindsay, Ethel Isotalo, May Lindstrom, Hilding Halvanson, and Harry Pearson; (back row) Ferol Tibbetts, George Kinnune, Svea Zingmark, Alvin Kerola, Elma Erickson, Florence Jones, Ruby Lundquist, Helen Smith, Thelma Olsen, Lila Erickson, Doris Zingmark, Esther Erickson, Thelma Bush, Clarence Palm, Algot Nygren, and Albert Karvia. Many of the students shown here were members of the class of 1928. [IHM 2002.020.001]