Back of image reads:

6th grade 1962/63 JP Manning School

Top row (l -r):

Richard Slowe (RG Shaw), Mark Kelleher (St Thomas), Kenneth Hurwitz (R. Latin), Richard Wagner (B. Latin), Bob Carroll (Shaw), John Bonner (St Thomas)

Second row:

Mark O’Hara (St Thomas), Wayne Jennings (Needham?) Maria Moscatello (M E Curley) Susan Ianella (G Latin), Susan Winchester (RG Shaw), Eugenia Ganetos (Shaw), Peter Condor (?), Chris McCarthy (St Thomas)

Third row:

Janet Fish (Shaw), Dorothy Freaney (Curley), Ann Voisin (Shaw), Carol Sobol (G Latin), Betty Franklin (G Latin?), Ann Franklin (Shaw)

Front row:

Peter Hurley (St Thomas), Peter Foletra (Shaw), Louis Jacobs (Shaw), Robert Michalowski (St Thomas), Andrew Green (?)

Editor’s Note: this image indicates the school the students moved on to since 6th grade was the end of their time at the Manning School.

RG Shaw/Shaw = the Robert Gould Shaw Middle School, which was in West Roxbury (but closed in 2004). Part of the Boston Public School system.

St Thomas = St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Jamaica Plain, Catholic school, last class graduated in 1975. More on its history

R Latin = Roxbury Latin School, private boys school in West Roxbury

B Latin = Boston Latin School, Longwood area Part of the Boston Public School system (all boys in this era)

G Latin = Girl’s Latin School, which was in Roxbury (but closed in 1977). Part of the Boston Public School system

ME Curley/Curley = Mary E Curley School, Jamaica Plain (now the Curley School) Part of the Boston Public School system