Pictures Submitted by Mr. James Thomas Rosenbaum '59


 


(Left to right) Ronald Mittelmeier; Edward Schrott (later Fr.
 Schrott, T.O.R., deceased); James T. Rosenbaum; Claude Watson.


Claude Watson, later Fr. Cletus Watson, TOR

All photos were taken in 1955-1956 at St. Francis Prep, Spring Grove, PA. The first two were taken inside the SERAPHIC HOUSE and the last one of me was taken in front of the SERAPHIC HOUSE on the frontage facing the ball field. The first photo was a rehearsal for a play and taken on the second floor in a dorm room. 2nd photo: 2nd floor, next to Fr. Coleman McGarril, TOR's room and between Fr. Coleman's room and a dorm room.

James Thomas Rosenbaum, Johnstown, PA



Right to left: Edward Stroup, James Thomas Rosenbaum, Oct., 1955 2nd floor, Seraphic House, SFP, Spring Grove, PA


Behind the Big House, 01/18/1956, taken by Rev. Ambrose, SFP Spring Grove, PA, r-l: James Thomas Rosenbaum; Edward Hilsher (From Victoria, Texas); John Smith; Warren Jansen, (?), and hands of Jeffrey Kay.


Seraphic House, SFP, Spring Grove, PA, Firmin Kodrich, 1956


Edward Schott, Rev. T. O. R. 1949


Taken by Fr. Ambrose on our return from the Xmas vacation of 1955-1956. On the bus facing photo: right hand side: front to back: 1.) Daniel Stumpf); 2.) James Thomas Rosenbaum; 3.) ?; 4.) Edward Hilscher; 5.) Donald McCloskey; 6.) (Rev. ?); 7.) Edward Schott; 8.) Rest are prepsters.


Seraphic House, SFP, Spring Grove, PA, Rev. Coleman McGarril, T. O. R.


Seraphic House, 1956, James Long


St. Paul Lutheran Church was in the downtown. At the time it was not the thing to go into the Protestant churches, but I took a peek and this postcard from their free rack, 1956.


 SFP, Spring Grove, PA The visit of Rev. Adrian J. M. Veigle, T. O. R. 06/03/1956 Checking in on the troopers.


SFP, Seraphic House, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, l-r: Jeffrey Kay, Ronald Mittlemeier


 SFP, Seraphic House, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Edward Hilsher of Victoria, Texas. Holding the money box in which Rev. Coleman McGarril kept our money until we went into town.


SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Professor Joseph McGlynn, Civics and PA History


SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Jeffrey Kay of New Jersey at the swimming pool changing shed.


 SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 06/03/1956, Mr. Eugene Sweeney, Sr.; Rev. James, the prior; Rev. Coleman McGarril; Eugene Sweeney, Jr.


 SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Edward Schott, a visitor from Philadelphia, PA, Seraphic House grounds.


SFP, Spring Grove, PA The prepsters' House.


 SFP, Seraphic House, Spring Grove, PA, 06/08/1956, l-r: A visit by Kenneth Eugene Rosenbaum, Joseph A. Rosenbaum, Rev. Coleman McGarril, T. O. R., Anna Grace (Larkin) Rosenbaum and holding the dog "Trouble" a gray hairless chichacha. Family of James Thomas Rosenbaum.


SFP, Seraphic House, 1956, Spring Grove, PA, Chapel for the candidates in the Seraphic House.


 Behind the BIG HOUSE, the BVM shrine, 1956, SFP, Spring Grove, PA.


SFP, Spring, Grove, PA, 1956, The back side of the Seraphic House, toward the shower house.


SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Seraphic House, Rev. Coleman McGarril, T. O. R.


SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Candidates' chapel in the Seraphic House.


SFP, Spring Grove, PA, May 1956, May Crowning inside chapel in the Seraphic House.


SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, r-l: Donald McCloskey and possibly his brother? Seraphic House grounds.

SFP, Spring Grove, PA, Oct. 1956, Seraphic House, l-r: Edward Hilscher, Ronald Mittlemeier. Hey Ron, I love that bowtie!

SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Seraphic House, l-r: Donald McCloskey; Jeffrey Kay by the pillar; Rev. Coleman McGarril; John Smith; Claude (Rev. Cletus) Watson.

SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Seraphic House, l-r: Edward Hilsher; Eugene Sweeney, Jr.; Ronald Mittlemeier - all beating up on Claude (Rev. Cletus) Watson.

SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Seraphic House, The boss at the house, Rev. Coleman McGarril, T. O. R. Looks like he is taking a break from us all.

SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Seraphic House, l-r: Edward Hilsher from Victoria, Texas, James Thomas Rosenbaum from Johnstown, PA

SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Seraphic house, 2nd floor, Rehearsing for the play, l-r: Ronald Mittlemeier, Edward Schott, Claude Watson.

SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, before going into town, Seraphic House, l-r: Eugene Sweeney, Jr.; Edward Hilsher; Donald McCloskey; Rev. Coleman McGarril, T. O. R.; Firmin Kodrich; Edward Schott; Ronald Mittlemeier; Claude Watson; Jeffrey Kay. Father would dish out our money before we went into town. It was a way to keep us from spending too much at once.

SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, 2nd Floor, Seraphic house, Rehearsal for the play, l-r: Ronald Mittlemeier, John Smith, Edward Schott, Claude Watson.

SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 06/1956, l-r: Claude Watson, Ronald Mittlemeier in his nice gown, Edward Hilsher, Edward Schott.

SFP, 1956, Spring Grove, PA, Seraphic House by the ball field.

SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Seraphic House, l-r: Jeffrey Kay; Rev. Coleman McGarril, T. O. R.; Claude Watson, Ronald Mittlemeier, (and mystery kicker?)


 

SFP, Spring Grove, PA, 1956, Seraphic House, l-r: Claude Watson; Edward Hilsher; Fr. Isidore George; ?; ?; ?; Eugene Sweeney, Jr.; ?; ?; Edward Schott; Ronald Mittlemeier; Firmin Kodrich; ?; Donald mcCloskey; ?; Rev. Coleman McGarril; Fr. Lewis__?____; ?; ?; ?; ?.


Shower House by the football field, SFP, Spring Grove, PA, l-r: James Long; ?; Fr. Luke; Anna Grace (Larkin) Rosenbaum

 

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