There is nothing quite like kids’ faces! I’ve been fortunate over the years to have been given the chance by several former students to scan class photos from the 1930s to the 1960s. I present them here in reverse chronological order without commentary.* My thanks to Marty Hackett, Mark Sultana, Julie Spalasso Vozza, Bill Wilson, and Greg Gaar for sharing these with me.

The current building of Sunnyside Elementary School (250 Foerster Street, San Francisco) was built in 1927. Here more about its history here.

Sixth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1964. Courtesy Marty Hackett.
Sixth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1964. Courtesy Marty Hackett. View larger. 
Fourth/fifth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1963. Courtesy Marty Hackett.
Fourth/fifth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1963. Courtesy Marty Hackett. View larger. 

Third/fourth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1962. Courtesy Marty Hackett.
Third/fourth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1962. Courtesy Marty Hackett. View larger. 
Sixth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1961. Courtesy Julie Spalasso Vozza.
Sixth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1961. Courtesy Julie Spalasso Vozza. View larger. 
Third grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1961. Courtesy Marty Hackett.
Third grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1961. Courtesy Marty Hackett. View larger. 
Fifth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1960. Courtesy Julie Spalasso Vozza.
Fifth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1960. Courtesy Julie Spalasso Vozza. View larger. 
First/second grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1960. Courtesy Marty Hackett.
First/second grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1960. Courtesy Marty Hackett. View larger. 
Fourth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1959. Courtesy Julie Spalasso Vozza.
Fourth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1959. Courtesy Julie Spalasso Vozza. View larger. 
First grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1959. Teacher: Alice Noonan. Courtesy Marty Hackett.
First grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1959. Teacher: Alice Noonan. Courtesy Marty Hackett. View larger. 
Sixth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1959. Courtesy Greg Gaar.
Sixth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1959. Courtesy Greg Gaar. View larger. 
Sixth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1958. Courtesy Mark Sultana.
Sixth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1958. Courtesy Mark Sultana. View larger. 
Third grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1958. Teacher: Mrs Robertson. Courtesy Julie Spalasso Vozza.
Third grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1958. Teacher: Mrs Robertson. Courtesy Julie Spalasso Vozza. View larger. 
Fifth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1958. Courtesy Greg Gaar.
Fifth grade, Sunnyside Elementary School, 1958. Courtesy Greg Gaar. View larger. 
Kindergarten, Sunnyside School, 1958. Courtesy Marty Hackett.
Kindergarten, Sunnyside School, 1958. Teacher: Maureen Curley. Courtesy Marty Hackett. View larger. 
Fourth/fifth grade, Sunnyside School, 1957. Courtesy Greg Gaar.
Fourth/fifth grade, Sunnyside School, 1957. Courtesy Greg Gaar. View larger. 
Fourth/fifth grade, Sunnyside School, 1956. Courtesy Mark Sultana.
Fourth/fifth grade, Sunnyside School, 1956. Courtesy Mark Sultana. View larger. 
Third grade, Sunnyside School, 1956. Courtesy Greg Gaar.
Third grade, Sunnyside School, 1956. Courtesy Greg Gaar. View larger. 
Kindergarten, Sunnyside School, 1955. Courtesy Julie Spalasso Vozza.
Kindergarten, Sunnyside School, 1955. Courtesy Julie Spalasso Vozza. View larger. 
Third grade, Sunnyside School, 1955. Courtesy Mark Sultana.
Kindergarten, Sunnyside School, 1955. Courtesy Julie Spalasso Vozza.View larger. 
Second grade, Sunnyside School, 1955. Courtesy Greg Gaar.
Second grade, Sunnyside School, 1955. Courtesy Greg Gaar. View larger. 
Second/third grade, Sunnyside School, 1954. Courtesy Mark Sultana.
Second/third grade, Sunnyside School, 1954. Courtesy Mark Sultana. View larger. 
First grade, Sunnyside School, 1954. Courtesy Greg Gaar.
First grade, Sunnyside School, 1954. Courtesy Greg Gaar. View larger. 
Kindergarten, Sunnyside School, 1953. Courtesy Greg Gaar.
Kindergarten, Sunnyside School, 1953. Courtesy Greg Gaar. View larger. 
Kindergarten, Sunnyside School, 1952. Courtesy Mark Sultana.
Kindergarten, Sunnyside School, 1952. Courtesy Mark Sultana. View larger. 
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Third grade(?), Sunnyside School, 1946. Courtesy Bill Wilson. View larger. 
Crossing guards, Sunnyside School, 1946. Courtesy Bill Wilson.
Crossing guards, Sunnyside School, 1946. Courtesy Bill Wilson. View larger. 
Fourth grade, Sunnyside School, 1944. Courtesy Bill Wilson.
Fourth grade, Sunnyside School, 1944. Courtesy Bill Wilson. View larger. 
Second grade, Sunnyside School, 1942. Courtesy Bill Wilson.
Second grade, Sunnyside School, 1942. Courtesy Bill Wilson. View larger. 
Third grade, Sunnyside School, 1939. Courtesy Bill Wilson.
Third grade, Sunnyside School, 1939. Courtesy Bill Wilson.View larger. 
First grade, Sunnyside School, 1939. Courtesy Bill Wilson.
First grade, Sunnyside School, 1939. Courtesy Bill Wilson. View larger. 

* Except to say that the school was called ‘Sunnyside School’ until the mid- to late 1950s, when the school district added the ‘Elementary’ to the name officially, but it was used inconsistently for years after this.

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