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Volume XLIV, Number 4


Contents

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.

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Page Message from

tlie

President

1

LONGWOOD COLLEGE

OF

The Face

Alumnae Association

Number

Volume XLIV

We

Love

2

4

AJLimnae Support Institute of Sotithern Culture

6

Hiner Library

6

Fine Arts Festival Most Memorable

7

Founders Day Pictorial 1958

8

November 1958 Elizabeth

Editor

Board

Editorial

Shipplett Jones MILDRED Davis,

Emily Barksdale, Ray Merchent, Pat Tuggle Miller, Lillian Minkel

Ann

Assistanis

Brierley, Jo Dearing

MEMBER AMERICAN ALUMNI COUNCIL

Faculty

LONGWOOD COLLEGE ALUMNAE ASSOCIATION

News

Endowment

10

Project Launching

11

Esecutire Board

Francis G. Lankeord, Jr., I'resideni. LongwooJ College Dabney S. Lancaster, President Emeritus. Longwood College

Dr.

Financial Budget

12

Dr.

Gifts

Made

to the

Alumnae House

12

President

W.

Elsie Stossel. 3105

Grace

St.,

RichmunJ,

Beyond Our Shores

13

Preview of 75th Anniversary Plans

16

Chapters Increase in Membership and Activities

17

Va. First

V ice

President

Mountain

Frances

Sale Lyle. Danville, Va.

Second

V ice

View

Ave.,

President

Maria

2604

Jackson, Richmond, Va.

Kensington

Ave.,

Chapter Officers

Named

18

Ex-President

Margaret Rohinsim

Among Our

Simkins. Farmville, Va.

Outstanding Alumnae

19

Ex-Secretary

Virginia McLean Pharr, 5211 Sheridan Lane, Richmond. Va. Directors

Harrison McLaughlin, Woodberry Forest, Orange, Va. Sammy Scott, Tazewell, Va. Emily Johnson, 3iS.Vt 9th St.. North Arlington, Va. Pat Tuggle Miller, Rt. 2, Laurel Sprmgs, Eilerson, Va.

Message from Your Alumnae President

21

Campus Highlights

22

Alumnae House Regulations

24

Granddaughters Club

24

Founders Day Program

25

Nancy

Chairman

of

Snack Bar Committee

Rosemary Howell. 2802 4.

milliard Road. Apt.

About Your Candidates and

26

Ballot

Richmond, Va.

of Alumnae House Committee Bristow Starke, "Rustom", River Road, Richmond, Va.

Chairman

Honor

27

Roll

Maria

Wedding

Bells

.30

Executive Secretary and Treasurer

Elizabeth

Shipplett Jones. Rt. 2, Farmville,

News

Stork

31

Va.

Betty Davis Edwards, 416

Joist

Rt.

1,

Appomattox, Va.

Josephine Hillsman.

Ann

32

Where Are You?

48

Hite Place,

Winchester, Va.

Joan Harvey,

News

Class

Class Representatives

Martinsville, Va.

In

Brierley, Farmville, Va.

Published quarterly

by Longwood

College,

Farmville,

Memoriam Va.

Second Class mailing privileges

51 and 52

at

Farmville,

Va.


MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT The year, 1959, Longwood College.

is

a special anniversary for

Ir

^5

is

years

the

as

state college for

first

the

since

Alma Mater

State of Virginia established your

the education of

women. The primary purpose

of the stare in

establishing this college was to provide for

education of teachers to serve in schools.

the

tlie

public

This has continued to be the primary

purpose of Longwood, and with great distinction

to

it

been realized

li.is

the college.

Indeed,

we all enjoy a feeling of pride in the good name enjt)yed by Longwood in the held of teacher education. The prospect of continuing to

Dr. Francis G. Lankford,

Jr.

produce liberally educated and professionalh'

competent teachers is a bright one. We are each year enrolling a larger number of capable young women, and we continue to maintain high academic standards. Modifications in our

made in the years ahead made of teachers.

degree recjuirements will be the

nev.'

We

demands

Longwood alumnae everywhere

urge

celebrating

1959.

chairman of

to be

a

join

we

us

who

prepare our students to meet

are

here on

Miss Elizabeth Burger, Associate Professor of Science

committee

of this schedule as

to

as

it

programs during the

to plan a schedule of events.

develops.

We

also

hope that

We

at

campus Longwood,

the

in is

will certainly keep you informed

local chapters

v,'ill

arrange appropriate

year.

During 1959, we hope every one of you, who can, \s'ill visit the college. We want you some of the improvements made in recent years. For example, a beautiful new dormitory is nearing completion. This year's seniors are the first to^ occupy it. We would also to see

like to tell

you about our plans for further development.

Currently, architectural plans are

being drawn for another dormitory to house approximately 180 students. This should be ready for occupancy by I960. Plans are also under way for further renovation of Ruiifner, for an addition to the library,

We

and

for a

new home management

count on continued alumnae interest and loyalty

future of increased service for your

Alma

as

we

house.

look forward to a bright

Mater. Sincerely,

Francis G. Lankford, President

Jr.


"

THE FACE WE LOVE Hv [AMES M. Grainger

James M. Grainger

Note;

To

campus suggests

one college

observer,

casual

another, be the architecture classic. Tudor, or modern: for

for

by living

lay

sacrifice

well as by dying for

one spends a week, a month, four years on any campus,

devotion to the teaching of children, have given of themselves

be too complex for quick and

being

recognizable. It m-ay

icell

we may

easy analysis, or

not always consciously define

it

upon

Called

nood

College,

of Long-

to select those personality traits

most students and alumnae would begin

with her friendliness and her concern for the individual.

heard so much about the friendly

'I've

campus,"

high

ivrite

this

their

letters

is

its

letters to

confide

friendliness."

parents each

"We

fall.

freshtnen

in

want

to

Believing that such

expressions

we have sought

for

the probable source or origin of

here

exists

Farmville

at

to

a

some explanation as to this spirit which we feel

unique degree.

No

one

Al.

Grainger, ivho for forty years was chairman of

English

the

Department and intimately

associated-

with

and with the men and ivornen

the groivth of the college

who breathed life and being into her spirit. The following is part of Mr. Grainger's answer. Unfortunately we were unable to print the entire article. M. D. Davis

we would

Lankford the

their

has

account aptly

for

what President Francis G.

termed

"the

enduring

loyalt)'

alumnae" and "their extraordinary affection

Alma

for

Mater," the story must be written in terms

of the spirit of those dedicated

men

and women, teacher;

and students of teaching, who have made

home and who have given

their lives in

this their spiritual

whole or in part

to her, over the seventy-five years of her existence. "Greater

is

something

makes the difference

that

Normal School

the

in the

Teachers

or

fessional.

So whoever

it

was that

lengthened shadow

truth

about

Longwood

haunt her

"Every institution

said,

of

man,"

a

College,

halls,

our or

woman

those of us

is

She has

not.

own

—

have

known

Longwood,

or

man

a living, loving, lovable

mere shadow she

certainly

countenance, a look which

In spirit the true tradition of all

the

many

of

School," or State

"Farmville,"

A

being.

a face, a

for

but

not the shadow of any mere

recognize as in a portrait, a face

from home"

who

Normal

but rather a personality

person in her

is

half

hover round her Rotunda, and

To

Alma Mater seems

only

told

the shades

for

her by whatever name, "the old

we

we

all

love.

making

a

"home away

the students, especially the

new ones, Normal

goes back to the very beginnings of the Farmville School.

The

first

fatherly

man

with a big

principal.

their

laughing faces."

upon

W. H. He wrote

Dr.

heart.

the troops of girls that

Celeste E. If

there

does to the souls of those

Teachers College, or simply

more than mere

are

see?ned better qualified to answer our inquiry than Mr.

James

it

of

spirit

frequent her classrooms. this

ing of our college presidents throughout the years.

,

devote themselves to

of

be your home-away-from-home" has been the annual greet-

pleasantries

it

fine souls

school

first

their

in

"The most outstanding feature

application for admittance. of

seniors

what

of the spiritual

portrait

And

Mater.

College and that of other institutions, academic or pro-

the

school

Alma

call

between the

of your

spirit

makes up the composite

we

love of teaching and

who

even for ourselves.

of

as

down his life may be made what one loves. The

he

that

this

and the supreme

endless cumulative procession of those who, out of great

alike.

the distinctive individuality of that particular institution is

no man than

friend,"

his

But

much

the uninitiated, college catalogues look if

hath

love

the

"came rushing

Ruftner,

was a

affectionately of

in

upon us with

His Vice-Principal, so-called Miss

Bush from Connecticut,

to accept that position,

cences' prepared for the

whom

wrote

he had prevailed

later in her

"Reminis-

1909 Virginian, that she "took

charge of several things from planning the curriculum to giving out the wash": as also the teacher of

history, morals,

"The

and the catalog designated her

"geography, physiology. United States

and manners!

social life in those days," she wrote,

and wholesome.

The

students

took readily

"was simple to

the

idea

Alumnae Magazine


that

whom

were not boarding school misses over

they

young women

teachers must stand police guard, but

in

a professional school expected to carry themselves properly

without watching. The community was rather incredulous

was no terrorizing process behind

that there

They took

discreet behavior.

went on occasional riding

long, pleasant daily walks,

was

and

calls

visits freely"

.

.

.

was from the outset altogether

spirit of the school

admirable, seldom

our neighbors

parties, received

once a month, and made social

"The

their generally

a

homesick and never one

girl

refractory."

was soon changed

of Vice-Principal

title

to

become Head of the Home, when the purpose of the positions was more clearly defined. That the Normal School should have what was Lady Principal,

later

home department

called a

on

to

in charge of a head of the

and

in that era before the "deans" of this

home,

seemed

that,

strange to those accustomed to the usual college set

where entering freshmen were often of those "wise fools" the sophomores. tion of

what came

later to

the

to

left

up

mercy

So began the opera-

be called the

Home Department

and the home-like atmosphere has prevaded the

institution

ever since.

northern associates in the faculty, "who had cast

three

their lots

with the school

movement, perhaps

amid

and who had come

at its start"

Normal School considerable sacrifice. They left

south somewhat as missionaries at

of

the

from "a host of friends who

grateful acclaim

through" the delayed train "for

filed

In going

good-byes."

final

back north they could have the satisfaction of knowing they had helped notably

in

up

setting

in

the

heart

old Virginia a novel and needed institution for fessional

Mann

could be done, and

They had shown how

tradition.

now

it

their

part

also

toward

moving the prejudices and healing the wounds

re-

war.

of

Henceforth Virginia authorities would go north for many other teachers, and northern institutions would

Farmville to find teachers like Fannie others.

come

to

Wyche Dunn and

In time Dr. Ruft'ner's statesmanship proved

itself

Carrying forward on the same policy, Mrs. Portia Lee

Morrison became Head of the Ruffner's

students gathered around her on Sunday afternoons.

Dr. John A. Cunningham, second principal of the young Normal School, put good teaching first in his policy for the sound

emplified

it

and

administration

Home served

at

the

the close of Dr. for

institution

A man

educated

in

Virginia gentlewoman, she was the

M.

daughter of the

Rev.

Hampden-Sydney

College, and mother of Dr. Alfred Morri-

its

librarian.

was her supreme aim

J.

P.

Atkinson,

President

Says the Virginian for to

of

1909, "It

throw around the students

.

.

.

the atmosphere of a real true home, where gentle demeanor, unselfish consideration for others, vail.

Few

girls left the

November, 1958

harmony and

love pre-

Normal School without being

the

to help

consequences of war

tragic

of deep sympathies, broadly

and

languages,

sciences,

Army and

way

teaching as a

philosophy,

and

a

teacher and administrator of long and successful experience,

he brought to the position of teaching principal an ideal

One

equipment.

ambition was

and

"I

.

of .

measure due

in large

bear the same

courses

pupils

his

teach

to

.

that any

realize

efficiency

have

I

trust,"

teacher

a

as

is

Hundreds of other graduates During the ten years of his

testimony.

number

of students in the professional

two hundred and

to

fifty,

agents of the Peabody fund

office

"the best normal school

this

"His great

written,

and honor by

to him."

and before he died in pronounced

has

truth

grew from ninety-three

the South."

in

The welfare and happiness of the students in the school home continued one of his chief concerns. The Young Women's Christian Association, which for half a century held first place among student activities, was set up under his guidance, as

was

finance

an organization called the King's

also

Daughters which had

to raise fimds to help

as its object

Of

needy students through school.

was never anything

written, "There

ham took

more

a

in

this

lively interest."

year tenure of Dr. Robert Frazier,

who

Department of Education,

over

Daughters

the

as

was

it

which Dr. Cunning-

The Virginia Normal League, organized during took

the four-

also organized the

from

King's

the

agency to maintain a loan fund and

continued through the administration of President Jarman. Its service

was carried on by members of the and

Smithey,

students and faculty to

faculty

under

guidance, and the annual appeals of Miss Coulling,

his

Miss

Rice

made

it

for

possible

contributions

many

for

remain in school and prepare themselves

of Virginia children.

Fund which

A

and ex-

institution

Confederate

in the

to

and reconstruction.

were

President Jarman.

had served

from the

eighteen years, a period embracing the tenures of Presidents

son, later

He

the South recover

Cunningham and

Frazer and reaching well into that of

growth of the

himself. He, like Mrs. Morrison, was Virginia

Lee and Lanier turned

like

Miss

sound.

attested years later

by their endowing a section in the college library con-

Virginians could take over on

They had done

own.

their

pro-

tlie

education of teachers on sound principles and

Horace

in the

of

The

spiritual qualities."

was

girls

taining favorire books of hers which she used to read to

administration the

After three years Miss Bush herself departed with her

and

rare mental, social,

"enduring devotion" of her

born and bred.

Miss Bush's that of

better for the vitalizing influence of her strong personality,

combining

finally

The

resources of the

to

from

students

be teachers

Normal League

converted into the Robert Frazier Memorial still

carries

on

in

the

same

tradition

of

helpfulness.

In the

first

decade of our century

named Joseph dreamed Virginia,

under

the

a

dream.

shadow

of

a practical

young man

Having grown up

in

Thomas

at

Jefferson

Jarman had an eye for the classic clear vision of what a school should

Charlottesville, Joseph L. in architecture

look

like,

and a

outside and inside, which was to be

young women who had accepted the

call to

home

become

for

teachers


of

Virginia's

to

me

our

at

first

They deserved everything

children.

little

Commonwealth

the

could do for them.

"And," said he

"we want everything here

interview,

to

have a formative influence, an educational value in the lives

of our girls."

child

who "went

With Whitman he

held that for a

chapel exercises a religious service, like

family prayers

Attendance was required of

the old homes.

in

as

all

a

matter of course. The ministers of the town were scheduled

men

conduct the services and the

to

of the faculty in

were responsible when the ministers

rotation

failed

to

saw

appear. Often Dr. Jarman led the chapel exercises himself,

So young Mr. Jarman, when he became president of

Whatsoevers," or "Weary not in well-doing," or a favorite

"became

she)

(or

reading "The greatest of these

a part of him."

young Normal School, had

the

he

everything

forth"

himself deliberately

set

build here a school which, within the limitations of

to

town environment and

a small

utilizing a nondescript old

academy building, should grow gradually into symmetrical structure reflecting the

classic style

compact

a

and dignity

Psalm, and closing his prayer with "and save us

Amen." Knowing

Heaven, for

Christ's sake.

we

one cannot but

did,

all

feel

young

lated to give restive souls of

and of many

more eloquent or compelling.

"a

Virginia.

Nothing

protective,

graceful,

in

convenient,

but

gracious, home-like

homes

old

stately

course,

to

The

assembling

daily

and went

procuring the home-Hke buildings defamily

of

himself,

children

his

Jarman

sustain esprit de corps

to

far

sense of family

life

and friendship.

maintain his remarkable

to

his

He

countless undertakings ranging

what went on

human

always

He

on the merely

how

understood

ginning teacher might become

lost

and seem

the be-

from

far

two years of the old Normal

the hurried

School course, in the shifting mirage of educational

theory'.

His sympathies were always with her when after a

mal

wept on her

failure in her teaching she

of Sighs.

dis-

supervisor's

shoulder or on what they sometimes called

for

the

Bridge

(That was the covered passage-way between

concert

school

a

and

also

It

pleasant

a

enabled Dr.

influence

good

for

to

from "look your

raising

funds

for

prettiest"

Student

the

Building.

During most of

concrete,

practical,

check

constant

a

theoretical or philosophical.

home during

where student

and to him the

teach,

to

were

teaching

of

took a fatherly

in the classrooms

how

teachers strove to learn

and

also

and to assure their happy "cooperation" in

tenure,

he always insisted

definite,

faculty

through the half century of

the lives of "his girls"

in

attended the Training School which

problems

and

students

of

was "the heart of the Normal School." interest in

being

quently needed for the efficient conducting of school affairs

A man

above.

far better calcu-

folks a sense of

away from home,

President Jarman by no means confined his talents for

home-making

as

furnished the occasion for numerous announcements fre-

for the first time.

scribed

in

home away from home" through

the years for numberless Virginia girls

many

all

man

home than much preaching which might have seemed

at

of

the

such homely, down-to-

was probably

earth religious expressions

of other state buildings and of the University of Virginia

plush,

or the "Golden

love,"

is

period his main reliance in keeping

this

Mary

the home-like atmosphere around the place was Miss

White Cox,

a

daughter of Mr. Ben Cox, the Business

"Miss Mary White"

Manager. school and

She understood

and had the

grew up in the

literally

had been one of Mrs. Morrison's girls,

assistants.

including their love of fine clothes,

completely with

gift of identifying herself so

when

the students that on occasions

down

they "snook

town" or were guilty of some other breach of conduct, her unconscious reaction was "I was so mortified!"

She

Main Building and the Training School, then on the first floor of the West Wing.) Having been left an orphan and sent away from home to the Miller Manual

managed to give them the feeling that whatever they did wrong not only hurt them but her and the whole school

Training

he often said she was worth far more to him and the

the

School

at

no

fourteen

doubt heightened

Jarman's appreciation of the way his

even

at the

Normal

Dr.

sometimes

girls

felt,

"home town"

to Dr.

He

Jarman.

encouraged the students and faculty to participate actively in

community

aff^airs

operation of town and

and managed

gown

than any of the professionally trained deans or

school

personnel directors he might have employed, and hundreds

School.

Farmville was always

President Jarman so valued her natural tact that

family.

as

to

such

secure

few colleges seem

of students eflicient

to

a

minimum and "word

a quiet

he was long recognized

the mortifying,

to the needs of the

An

earnest

Christian

as

Farmville's

first

citizen.

In

he was always found responsive

community

or the college or both.

gentleman

himself,

religious

but

"Come

vised, "Just

to

rules"

home and to participate Women's Christian Association

in the

organization in the school

—but

to

him

also

my

and always

own home." He

said, "Practice

Young

Naturally, formal Student

System eased gracefully into

he

of the

made

the

daily

office after chapel."

are a lady," or

the most important

work

Mostly

themselves.

"You

There

was

ad-

are going

be a teacher," or "Don't do anything here that you

Sunday School and the church of tions at

to

remember you

wouldn't do in your

denomina-

usually resolved

in a quiet fatherly interview, the erring student

not religiose, he not only urged the students to attend their families'

love her and to emulate her quiet

to the wise" at chapel sufficed or occasionally

Because of his active leadership in countless undertakings,

religious affairs especially

to

For Dr. Jarman, problems of discipline were reduced

co-

to enjoy.

came

ways.

by the

hated "automatic case."

Government and this situation

the

when

Honor

instituted

about 1910 by students under the guidance of Mr.

J.

M.

Alumnae Magazine


Lear,

an extension and practical application

as

teaching of good

man must do

urged that the good family

community and

President

citizenship.

of

his

problem of suiting the curriculum

Jarman always

kept alive also because,

his part in the

improved year by

work-

that teachers should understand the

year, the preparation offered

and the curriculum must be reshaped

ernment. So the change in the form of discipline served

conditions.

the double purpose of better preparing the students to

whole philosophy of popular education was

meet

of constant change.

their

and

hereafter

responsibilities

civic

home

responsibility for the

shifting

from

discipline

the shoulders of the busy president to those of the students

themselves.

For Dr. Jarman constantly exemplified

own

more and more outside duties helping make the community and the state

his

precepts by assuming

involved in

a better place

to

He was

live.

Board of Education from 1910

appointed to the State

War, the Red

to raise funds for the

he headed drives

to 1918,

Cross, the hospital,

the Student Building, headed the Board of the Methodist

many more

Church, started the Lions Club, and

besides

Furthermore,

Yet,

during

women year,

made

of Virginia's children and to be

ever loyal alumnae.

as is

But

that,

as

the routine

matters, but

he

as

The

maintain and further the "home

to

efforts

Under the

Dabney

able leadership of Dr.

won

and

for

he

review and even

when he

For

this

brought up under

its

felt

the quality

was not education

and

If so, is

loyalty.

for the life

then the

"sentimental

education as practiced in the best

is

And

families.

reversed

Thus by giving erring ones

which teaches "Love thine enemy,"

coddling."

felt

occasionally

their eternal gratitude

will object, "This

Christian

individual

attention

smaller college an advantage over the

many

have been gives

that

the

With home eco-

one.

large

her

still

of hard knocks but sentimental coddling." religion

the

nomics and administration. Miss Ruth Cleaves, recently

of mercy had been strained.

another chance, he

to

Lancaster, his

efforts

re-

sentences pronounced by the court

Someone

spirit"

of the school did not stop with Dr. Jarman's administration.

in-

student decisions,

of

say,

another story.

it

serve to himself the responsibility

veto

home

at

head of the college family to

disciplinary

cumbent upon him

from some of

feel

to

Kipling would

offer

relief

could be

it

arriving at the portals of the school, year after

made

He needed

the

in the process

"with their laughing faces," eager to become teachers

was president and which was fledged teachers college.

improved

period

space permitted,

if

and Dr. Francis Lankford, new

full-

same

shown how adaptations were constantly being made to suit the demands and capacities of the crowds of young

successor,

developing into a

by students

to serve

this

those directly concerned with the institution of which he fast

was

Virginia

entering the institution constantly changed for the better

ings of civic affairs and participate effectively in the gov-

some of the

students

the

to

as the public schools in

thousands

of

devoted

discipline testify to

its

teachers

effectivene.ss

Throughout the history of the "old Normal School" and first

consideration was

Dean

retired

Women, made

of

An

tribution.

helps entering freshmen feel

Not

at

outstanding con-

program

home

in

September

college

in

been in operation

faculty advisory system has years.

own

her

efficient orientation

life;

a

many

for

monthly

to be underestimated are such things as

birthday dinners in the dining hall and attractive well-

equipped parlors and recreation rooms for Dr.

J. L.

from 1902

Jarman served

during the

1946.

to

privilege and

As the present writer enjoyed the

good fortune of being

last

social activities.

as President for forty-four years

thirty-four

of

a

member

these

years,

of the faculty his

first-hand

memories of the progress of the "home away from home"

by their "extraordinary affection for their Alma Mater."

the Teachers College, the

years of experience in the fields of

concern the contribution of Dr. Jarman more

naturally

than any other. always

the needs of the students in finding their place and be-

coming

at

home, whether

times terrifying

Home

—world

at large.

The whole

—some-

effort of the

Department, and the Administration, and likewise

of the Faculty and even of leaders

among

themselves, was to enable these young

upon

the students

women

entering

a difficult life of service to gain a sense of security,

intellecuial

as

VISIT

in the school family, in the pro-

fession of their choice, or in the great bewildering

well as physical.

their president, the faculty spent

Under

the guidance

many long

the

Alumnae House whenever

Please

notify

Secretary,

soon to

or

visit

"home on

Mrs.

School,"

purview not

just

the the

overall

the

curriculum

intelligent

growth and endeavor

"heart

of

included

November, 1958

for

lovely

alumnae

of

in

PLEASE VOTE ballot

Mail

today.

it

in

its

which every

have some appreciation.

Mark your

the

four years of liberal arts colleges

teacher should

Alumnae

Plan a trip

hours, some-

but the materials and activities for some fifteen to seventeen years of educational

Jones,

Longwood College and your

of the situation in relation particularly to the courses of

Normal

Shipplett

the campus."

times sleepless nights, year after year studying by a co-

The Training School being

they are visiting in Farmville.

Elizabeth

Miss Lucile Jennings, hostess.

operative plan the problems presented by the larger aspects

study."

ALUMNAE HOUSE

All alumnae are cordially invited to spend the night in

The

South Cunningham Hall, new dormitory, will be mally dedicated

Come and campus.

at

tour

for-

Founders Day, March 14, 1959. this

beautiful

new

addition

to

your


Alumnae Support

MINER LIBRARY

Institute

of Southern Culture

As

a tribute to

Miss Mary Clay Hiner, and

pression of the appreciation of the

By Francis

Simkins

B.

The

Southern Culture series of lectures

to

is

the

as

Longwood College

at

of

Institute

held

The purpose

in 1958.

promote the study of

civilization

known

venture

educational

second

its

been made and placed

of the Institute

traditional aspects of Southern lectures,

Mary Clay Hiner

Library in

walnut secretary has

beautiful

in the house.

One

shelf

partially

is

with contributed publications by alumnae and faculty

filled

through college courses, formal

A

Alumnae House.

the

an ex-

as

Association

work with the alumnae,

for her years of excellent voluntary

the Association has started a

Alumnae

members.

and the

Now

the committee for this project

is

asking for more

publication of these lectures.

names

of these publications to be contributed as well as for

Financial support of the Institute for a five-year period is

provided by the Longwood College Alumnae Association.

Under the

title

of Virginia in History and Tradition, the

Institute published in

1957 the

first

of

series of lectures.

its

This book contains "Education That Doesn't Educate" by

War

Francis B. Simkins; "The Civil

by Louis D. Rubin,

Jr.;

"Ellen

Literary Tradition" by C.

we wish

Hugh Holman;

"Assessment of

Essays on English Writers in the Southern Literary Messen-

who have

published. In addition,

contributions of other books which you think

Miss Hiner would enjoy: poetry, novels, books of Southern

and culture

life

—or

a contribution for the purchase of a

book.

Southern Fiction"

in

Glasgow and the Southern

Natural Qualities" by Gary Dunbar; "Critical

Virginia's

and addresses of alumnae

There will be an appropriate bookplate

in each

volume

but will you write a brief message and sign your in

name

any volume you send. Please mail them to Miss Mary

Longwood

Nichols,

College.

Let's

fill

the four shelves be-

on Founders Day 1959.

fore our seventy-fifth anniversary

ger" by Gardner B. Taplin; and a discussion of the writing of 'Virginia history by

and Lawrence Burnette,

Schlegel, sale

Ruth Mary

for

is

by the Longwood Business Office for $2.00 a copy.

The 1958

W.

Marshall

on

This book

Jr.

Mildred D. Davis, Chairman

W.

Spotswood Hunnicutt, Marvin

lectures

as

given

"Jamestown Revisited";

Dorothy

18

April

by

Chancellor

Woman's

W.

Gordon

College of the Uni-

North Carolina, on "The Changing South"; and

B. Schlegel of

The second portion They

Longwood College on "James Branch

of the 1958 lectures were given on

consisted of Richard K.

"Religion

Clyde in

Man,schreck of

L.

the

Meeker of Longwood

Duke and

on

University

many

to

interested in

it

hope that friends of the college might become

making the

permanent?

Institute

sessions of the Institute promise to be

interesting than ever before.

wood

supIs

faculty

one

and

M. Boyd Coyner,

Two members member

former

more

of the Longwill

perform.

retired professor of education, will ex-

plain the influence of

New

England on the inauguration

David Wiley

will

ap-

Longwood College on "The Southern

praise oratory in the

Old South. C. G. Gordon Moss

will

critically

a

is

that follows in the

and elsewhere. The Institute

is

venture

at

what

doing in Virginia

possible through the gen-

Longwood Alumnae

quality of the lectures

new

footsteps of

institutions of higher learning are

erous support of the

much

The

interest.

covers only a five-year period.

in 'Virginia.

Institute of Southern Culture

Longwood College

too

Alumnae

of teacher education

Promise";

and the Quasi-Southern Landscape."

The

port of the

and

South:

Charles F. Lane of

Problem

and evening sessions indicate growing

The 1959

College on "The Youngest Generation of Southern Fiction Writers";

Nichols

were by

Cabell and the Southern Romanticism."

July 9.

Coyner

P.

Fishwick of Washington and Lee University

Blackwell, Chancellor of versity of

on

H.

Association.

The

and the large audiences of students,

alumnae, and visitors that turned out for both the day

estimate

education

colonial

in

Virginia.

John Bettersworth of Mississippi State College the education of Southern

women

before the Civil War.

Dates for the 1959 lectures have been Institute will be held tute later.

is

on April

Dean

will tell of

24,

set.

The Spring

and the Summer

Insti-

scheduled for July, the exact date to be announced

Alumnae and

their friends are cordially invited

and

urged to attend.

Alumnae Magazine


FINE ARTS FESTIVAL

MOST MEMORABLE

Bv John W. Molnar

A

major accomplishment of the college year was the

presentation of the Festival of Fine Arts during the

week

Professor of

tant

"Sonata

E

in

II

April 21 to April 26.

Urben continued

of examples of the

and

music

The Festival included the offering work of the art, dance, drama, and

was

with fundamental emphasis

activities of the college,

upon the work of also

the

students,

although

faculty

effort

represented.

his

played

the

the

in

lUite

and Piano," by Bach. Mr.

playing with his usual style

recital,

facility.

On

Friday evening. Alpha Psi Omega, the theatrical

on campus, presented three one-act

ternity

With

Throughout the week, the Department of Art exhibited

who

Biology,

Flat for Flute

fra-

"A Boy

plays,

a Cart," by Frye, directed by Mr. Wiley, "Overtones,"

by Gerstenberg, and "Overruled," by Shaw, directed by

ad-

student art work in the department's newly renovated class-

vanced drama students under Mr. Wiley's supervision. Mr.

Recent faculty work was shown in

Wiley's expert direction and staging were in evidence, and

rooms and hallways.

Room

Browsing

the

sculpture,

of

the

and examples of

Here,

Library.

arts

and

paintings,

by Virginia

crafts

the

Bedford, Janice Lemen, and Annie Lee Ross of the art

were exhibited. In the lobby of Jarman Hall, where

staff

audiences of the performances of the other parts of the Festival could

view them, and giving an

an occasion

air of

them, were exhibited paintings by Horace Day, Pro-

to

Mary Baldwin

fessor of Art at

was given

College.

An

opportunity

public to express their preference for

to the

Longwood and Hampden-Sydney

students performing

the roles did so with assurance and poise.

The

Festival

was brought

on Saturday evening

to a close

with a choral concert by the combined choruses of the

The University Glee

University of Virginia and Longwood.

Club, under the direction of Mr. David H. Davis, sang a

group of numbers alone, mission, they

combined

Longwood

as did the

W.

the direction of Dr. John

Molnar.

to sing the

Choir, under

After the inter-

Schubert "Mass in G,"

one painting through voting; one of Mr. Day's paintings

with Miss Clair Everhard, of Charlottesville, Gay Allen, a

was purchased and added

Longwood

the

work of Virginian

On Monday

to the

artists

evening,

permanent

collection of

which the college

April

the

21,

acquiring.

is

Festival

opened

"The Medium," sung by pupils of Mr. James McCombs, Assistant Professor of Music. Mr. McCombs pro-

duced and directed the performance,

W.

by Mr. David

who

Wiley, Director of the Longwood Players, the

in

assisted

staging

Gay

and lighting.

JoAnn

Joann

Fivel,

Karen

Potts sang

Sloop,

Ann

and acted the

Allen,

Joan

aided

difficult parts

with an ease

The piano

and assurance that was highly commendable.

accompaniment was played by Margaret Moore and Nancy Taylor in a highly professional manner.

On

rial

Tuesday evening. Miss Josephine Bailey, Assistant

Johann Sebastian Bach on the Jarman Memo-

Organ.

musicianship,

Her

performance

colorful

but

demonstrated

authentic

excellent

registration,

and

superior technique.

On Wednesday

no time

lost

No

The

count was made of those viewing the

principal benefits of

was impressed by the

girls'

stration of creative ability.

observed by

of the College, and Dr. Molnar, the chairman, are worth

noting.

Not

was the excellent

the least all

spirit of

cooperation

the participants, both faculty and students,

the arranging of the program, allotment of rehearsal

in

time and space, and the

Another important benefit

like.

was the attention that was

called to the extent to

Arts are emphasized on the campus;

the Fine

achieved by concentrating

all

Not only were

which

this

was

the activities into one week,

and attitude of

air

a festival.

the students and patrons of the College of

made aware

of the College's activities

and learning, but over

a thousand

copies of the attractive program booklet were mailed to

all

parts of the state, to high schools, other colleges, and to

The work

the

of the dancers was

pupils.

press.

Urben, Assistant Professor of Music, for

to

Mr. Walter

his fine

piano

re-

ably assisted by Dr. Edgar F. Stiliwell, Assis-

Over

throughout the Plans

Thursday evening's audience was indebted

November, 1958

as

dancing and by their demon-

enhanced by the superior lighting provided by Mr. Wiley's

He was

Festival

made up of Miss Bedford, Mrs. Landrum, Mr. Wiley, Mr. Ray Merchent, Public Relations Director

in this field of culture

large audience

the

art ex-

the committee

the immediate area

The

the

but interest in them was very high.

under the dedicated direction of Emily K. Landrum, Associate Professor of Physical Education.

with

Well

in

hibits,

and the developing of the evening, Orchesis and the Department

Festival,

their regular class work.

over 1900 persons attended one or more of the perform-

of Physical Education entertained with an evening of dance,

cital.

from

ances.

displayed by

Professor of Music, presented an organ recital devoted to the music of

Over 275 students participated practically

Dorsey,

Barnes, Jean Helms, and

Nancy Taylor played

the organ and piano accompaniments.

auspiciously with a most excellent performance of Menotti's opera,

McCombs

senior music major, and Mr. James

singing the solo parts. Miss Bailey and

are

fifty

appeared

articles

in

newspapers

state.

being made for

next

year's

Festival.

dates have been set for April 13 through April 18. cordial invitation

Longwood during

is

extended to

all

the Festival week.

Alumnae

A

The most

to return to


FOUNDERS DAY 1

Coffee at the

Alumnae House.

2

— Speaker:

Dr. 5

Thomas

Jefferson

Wetenbaker.

— Reminiscing. 6— Pleasant

.5

—Talk

over

the

coffee

cups.

4

Registration.

chatter.

Alumnae Magazine


FOUNDERS DAY 1

— Gosh!

We

won!

2

—Graduates

of

1898 and 1908.

following luncheon.

November, 1958

3

—Dedication 5

of Peter

Play, "Easter"

Jofinston

Marker

by Arthur Strindburg.

at

Longwood

Estate.

4

—Business


——

— —

FACULTY NEWS By

a. R.

Merchent

New

Professor and Hostess Retire

Faculty

Miss Anna Katherine

Members

Applegate

Dowd

Miss Barbara Martha versity,

— A.B.

Memphis

B.S.

M.A. University of Alabama

and Health

Uni-

Indiana

Drama.

Instructor in Speech and

\-ersity

State

Uni-

Instructor in Physical

Edt/cation.

Miss Elizabeth Gibert

B.S.

Brenau College, M.Ed., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Edu-

University of South Carolina cation.

Mrs. Josephine Hutcheson Magnifico

—A.B.

win College, M.Ed. University of Virginia

Mary Bald-

Assistant Pro-

fessor of Mathematics.

Hamner

Miss Evelyn

Dr. Ethel j^LiiHtRLANi)

Mrs. Barbara Bell Pollard

—B.A. Westhampton College

Instructor in English.

Two members

of the

Longwood College family

June, at the end of the

last

1957-58

session.

retired

Dr. Ethel

Sutherland, past chairman of the Mathematics Department, retired after teaching

Longwood

at

College.

for

43

years,

them

12 of

the last

Miss Evelyn Hamner,

'09,

house-

mother, retired after serving for 14 years in that capacity. President Francis G. Lankford,

in

Jr.,

commenting on

Mr. Clifford Leroy Smith

Many

students

who

B.S.

Indiana

(Pa.)

State

Associate Professor of Music.

versity

Miss Virginia Hart Tyree University of Virginia

—A.B.

HoHins College, M.A.

Instructor in English.

Miss Jacqueline Christiane Ducousso

the retirement of Dr. Sutherland, stated that she "devoted

her entire resources to the students.

II

Teachers College, M.Ed., D.Ed., Pennsylvania State Uni-

gree

baccalaureate de-

from the Training College, Gers, France

Student

Assistant in French. disliked

and feared the study of mathematics came

self-confidence

and

to see its principles clearly

patient and dedicated

teaching."

He

to gain

under her

further stated

that

Miss Laura Molina City

—B.H. from Colegio

Mexico

Frances,

Student Assistant in Spanish.

she "was tremendously valuable in serving on faculty committees,

some of which were the Graduate Council, Com-

mittee on Admissions, and the Honors Committee."

Dr. Sutherland started her teaching career in 1912 and

remained in the profession until her retirement, with the exception of two years which she spent as a mathematics editor for a textbook

included

work

company.

Her teaching experience

at all levels of instruction.

She taught on

the elementary, junior and senior high school levels in

Her college teaching experience prior Longwood was at Teachers College, Columbia

Jersey. to

and

at East

to

New

coming

University,

Additions to the Administration Miss Ruth Jenelle Spear of Kinston, N. C, sistant

dean of

women

replacing

She holds the B.A. degree from Agnes Scott College and

M.A. degree

received her

in student personnel

other graduate

work

at

Emory

work

last

She has also completed

June from Syracuse University.

University.

Mrs. Marion Epes Councill of Farmville

is

a

new

house-

mother replacing Miss Evelyn Hamner. She attended Blackstone College and has lived in Hickory, N.

Carolina Teachers College.

the as-

is

Miss Thelma Souder.

C,

for the past

18 years. Dr. Sutherland attended Montclair Teachers College and has the B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees from Teachers College,

New

Columbia University. She now makes her home York City.

Mrs. Judith Littlepage Sawyer of Washington, D. a secretary in

of the Director of Public Relations.

Jean

"Many Longwood

remember Miss Hamner as their freshman dormitory hostess. Her friendly smile will be missed at Longwood by all of us. We wish her a happy retirement," Dr. Lankford commented. Miss Hamner came to Longwood from her home in Roanoke. students will

She had taught in the high schools of Walterboro and 10

C,

is

the offices of the Executive Secretary and

in

Parrott

Henderson

bachelor's degree

Florence,

S.

She replaced Mrs.

Mrs.

Sawyer

holds

a

from HoUins College.

C, and

burg, Bristol, and

('57).

in the elementary schools of Harrison-

Oak

Level.

She now makes her home

in

Richmond.

Alumnae Magazine


ALUMNAE BOARD

ENDOWMENT PROJECT

SELECTS

75th Anniversary Launching As reported by our

president,

Elsie

Alumnae News,

pages of the

the

on

Stossel,

later

anni-

seventy-fifth

Board

versary year will see the launching of perhaps the most

ambitious single project ever sponsored by this association:

The Longwood College Endowment Fund. Since you will be hearing more about this in your local chapters and in the bulletin from time to time, some further report on the selections of this objective and some reminders of the seem

successful undertakings of the past

pertinent.

an alumnae

Ever since Farmville graduates have had

the college,

the

all

many

activities of the association

How

subsidiary to the question:

do

their part to

of

higher

make

learning

and

jectives

—something

may be

goal

a

a finer institution

"home"

liveable

a

Such

student generations?

Longwood alumnae

can

alma mater

their

being

May meeting made

choice, acting unani-

its

long deliberation.

Anyone who

even casually acquainted with the

is

American

tion faces are the space to

who

and retain

secure

to

and

those students

all

faculty

a

institu-

and the them.

instruct

to

State Legislature seems to have anticipated the need

new dormitories and

for

accommodate

are qualified to receive a college education

means

situa-

colleges during the next decade

beyond knows that the two major problems each

or promises

do

to

has allocated the necessary funds

Although college faculty

so.

salaries

have considerably improved in recent years, business and industry

continue

qualified

teachers.

overbid

to

Colleges

the

for

are

services

already

of

well-

competing with

(Continued on Page 12)

future

for

requires

its

after

tion facing

Our

association their primary concern has been the welfare of

at

mously

ob-

specific

toward which our energies

tangible

directed.

Faculty

Members

Receive Honors

Naturally the needs of the college have changed through-

out the years, as have the enthusiasms of students and

1922

Since

graduates.

our

Building

Student

tangible evidence of the sacrifice of time and

been

has

money

of

Music

both students, faculty, and alumnae of earlier days.

from the Jarman organ reminds us of many other years alumnae

of

is

now

programs of three

more

a reality.

of Southern Culture

Institute fine

The

contributions.

Alumnae House

years

launched

—with

lectures each

project,

The

two years and four completed

has three

go on

the

alumnae endowment which

beginning.

The

association has helped in the

to

its

appointed

beautifully

Our newest

Dr.

Dr. Earl R. Boggs,

addition and replacement of needed equipment at Long-

wood

Estate;

has contributed to several

it

campus

scholar-

ship funds and had a part in a variety of worth-while activities too

numerous to mention

here.

Gardner

Dr. James H.

B.

Wellard*

Taplin*

Dean

was awarded

of the College,

an honorary doctorate by Morris Harvey College in August. the

Earlier

in

Service

Award

he

year

was awarded

leadership

for

in

the

the

Distinguished

field

of

education

by the Charlottesville chapter of Phi Delta Kappa, honorary

Now,

in this year that

commemorates our

seventy-fifth

we need a new goal, one appropriate for the occasion we celebrate. This does not mean that earlier commitments or lesser projects may not be our continued obligations or that individual alumnae may not earmark

educational fraternity for men.

anniversary,

their contribution to as a

some

special fund.

But the association

whole needs some challenging objective

mediate years ahead. That objective Last

spring the Seventy-Fifth

was asked smaU.

A

to

list

smdy

Anniversary Committee

the needs of the College, large and

on Founders Day, with the

alumnae present

write in their requests.

November, 1958

to

invitation

add further suggestions or to

From

that final

list

a

the

Alumnae

Longwood College for the past two years, Guggenheim Fellowship for the 1958-59

now

is

culture

He

found!

of proposed projects were read at the general

business meeting to all

we have

for the im-

Dr. Gardner B. Taplin, Associate Professor of English at

has received session.

He

in Italy studying the influence of Italian life

and

on American

will return to

literature in the

Longwood

in the

Nineteenth Century.

summer

of 1959.

Dr. James H. Wellard, Associate Professor of English, is

this year a visiting lecturer at the University of

Iran,

where he

is

Dr. Wellard's grant

government and

Tehran,

teaching journalism and public relations.

was made possible by the

a year's leave of absence granted

federal

by the

college.

The Camera

Artist.

11


BUDGET The budget its

May

Gifts

wliich follows was adopted by the board at

We

meeting.

now depend

on your

principally

contributions and the operation of the Snack Bar for our

Made

The following House since the

L Empire

revenue.

have been received

antique

ANTICIPATED REVENUE Snack Bar College (for operation of the

Mary Mercer

5,300.00

4,500.00

Alumnae House) ....

Martha

Schofield 'Watkins, '07.

silver candlesticks

50.00

$10,411.00

of

bowl from Raleigh, N. C. chapter and two

Silver

3.

561.00

Other Revenue

family

'97.

Antique lap desk in memory of Minnie V. Rice from

2. S

from the

sofa

Alumnae

at the

Alumnae News:

issue of the

last

Mason Kennerly,

Gifts

Alumnae House

to

gifts

of

Silver cream, sugar

4.

and

ANTICIPATED EXPENDITURES

from the Class of 1926

in

memory

Audrey Cheirning Roberts.

a

silver

and

bowl

tray

from

Georgiana Stephenson,

from Philadelphia chapter friends

memory

in

of

'04.

Salaries Secretary

(

half-time)

$2,050.00

Hostess

780.00

Office Assistant

720.00

Student Help

700.00

Social

120.00

Securitj'

Two

5.

from Class of 1926

silver candlesticks

in

memory

of Daisy Mitchell Vincent. 6.

One dozen punch

7.

Antique bedside pedestal from Ruth Harding Coyner,

8.

Old

aips from Mrs. M. H. Birtinger.

S 4,370.00

Alumnae House Maid

Service

S

College Operation and Maintenance.

.

561.00 9.

Other

expenses

English

Finley,

50.00

1

Antique sherbet

125.00

Epergne

Sheffield

from

Carey

Jeter

'15.

from Lucille Akers Harvey,

glasses

'54.

836.00

Magazine Publishing

10.

Two

11.

Old Venetian bowl and

from the Class of 1937.

old cranberry glass vases

§2,000.00

Office expenses

a

Portugese Madeira hand

1,200.00

embroidered banquet

Travel

(linen)

table

cloth

from the

150.00

Lynchburg chapter.

American Alumni Council

45.00

Scholarships

220.00

Founders Day Fund

500.00

Institute of

Southern Culture

12.

Two

milk glass ash

McNally,

trays

from Lottie

W bitebwst

'36.

1,000.00

5,115.00

Alumnae Board Selects Endowment Project

$10,321.00

Credit goes to you, because of your help, your support,

and your generosity. living

Let's

keep the "ole Farmville Spirit"

and the 75th year the best

yet.

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one another, and many of them are seeking endowment goals to

meet

this specific

Convinced that

one of you

and

to give

financial support

is

Association

may

I

ciation, expressed the

urge each

to give generously this year.

alumnae

bulletin,

on our brand-new project

Endowment Fund.

.

Your

needed to carry on the work of the

association, to publish your a brilliant start

drive,

and to make

—The

a major first

problem for our alma

vice president of the asso-

opinion of the entire Board in her

be used for the retention and attraction of able

Such a fund

which

will

faculty.

be administered by a Board of Trustees

will take charge of

all

matters regarding the in-

vestment and use of such funds.

Alumnae

back our Alma Mater and Alumnae

100%.

is

the major project of the association in

the year immediately ahead.

May we

attack

it

boldly and

courageously this year and maintain the same tenacity of Sincerely,

Francis 12

emergency.

motion that we begin an Alumnae Endowment Fund to

This, then, Let's

is

mater, Frances Sale Lyle,

Something from Everyone As chairman of your alumnae fund

this

purpose Sale

Lyle

we

displayed

in

the

raising

of

funds

fot

the

Student Building and the Jaiman organ.

Alumnae Magazine


—

BEYOND OUR SHORES response to a request for news sent to our

In

mony

foreign and Puerto Rican students,

We

have been received.

letters

interesting

are delighted to

Only lack of

publish excerpts from these letters.

space keeps us from publishing them

en-

in their

.

.

We

.

have some

verj' nice servants,

slowly getting ourselves adapted to

new

language,

where

Brazil,

ported,

tirety.

who was Miss Uniand we are this new country, new

Gladys Tender, the beautiful Peruvian verse

a

is

it

new

friends, is

alm(.)st

real

joy

it

climate

.

.

.

After living in

impossible to buy anything im-

to

go shopping here where you

can buy almost any foreign product you can wish for

Dalila Agostini '49 S.

I

Amend), 5338

(Mrs. Leonard D.

teaching seventh grade the

started

was amazed the

I

frozen foods

'49

of

fall

(

time

first

Having

hadn't seen for years.

I

went

I

into

a

American tinned and

to see all the

this

facility

in

Puerto Rico) and two years after was transferred to high school where

price!

a

at

supermarket in Lima

Columbia Ave., Tulsa, Okla.

buying American food and our cook being able

of

American

to

you

can

just

Michael and Patrick are

fine

and looking better here

cook

style,

imagine

the

extra

taught senior English.

I

pounds I'm putting on.

My

me

love for French and Spanish led

accept a

to

Methodist mission school in Sanrurce. Not only

call to a

was the experience of

that the climate

and

a beautiful school, a fine set-up,

that of living in the capital a

memorable

was

it

I

met Edward. He was

invited to preach one

met him,

him

Friday morning;

I

started to teach

and ended up marrying him. At the time he was

Spanish, a student

pastor from Chicago Lutheran Seminary doing a year of

what that faith

called "internship".

is

I

was

also quite a coincidence

had been receiving instructions

two months before

We

It

lived in

Tulsa

we plan

church

to build a

(Editor's Note: For more news of Julia Bidg.i Shinner,

Lutheran

the

we were

married,

Eric Walter

blue-eyed

As you

Kurt Edward joined spite of

of

I

S.

week

...

I

tell

have done

worked

in October,

three

who

his brother

two children and

to teach conversational

a

The

this year.

all

He

1955.

a nice

is

keeps us quite busy.

few months ago.

a

the church work,

In

manage

I

Spanish to a group of adults once

look forward to the day

can

I

visit Farmville;

have so many pleasant memories of the school, and T. C. diploma has opened

many

a

a

door for me.

in

me

your

in

Alma

I

could

nt)t

find

my

keeper.

Since he was

of

well.

graduated

I

someone

a

time to being

Later else

I

1951,

in

taught half a school year, and then

I

devoted

him

know what

dear and un-

I

was expecting

a

my

look

to

good mother and child

I

I

worked.

him

A month

him,

after a

(Mrs.

Patrick

Shinner), Naviera

J.

Peruana Interamazonica Casilla 361, Callao, Peru.

look after to the care

ago

found

I

attends to me, the house, and baby.

he

five years old;

is

began working

Carlitos

is

a

who now

in the kindergarten.

month ago not as a teacher, but as a of unemployment compensation

You probably already know that we've been

translator

in

living in Peru since last

service.

have to translate the interviews held with those

We've

July.

rented

a

I

people

I

the

a

office

who have worked

in

New

York and

are

unem-

ern house in San Isidro

These interviews which are made weekly go the state of New York. It is good work, and I like

which with

a lot; besides

it

more than

I

very nice, furnished

the

are

two

mod-

Mira-Flores best

resi-

dential districts in Lima.

As

a

don't

November, 1958

now

I

good house-

tried to

couldn't bear to leave

while

baby and

After Carlitos was born,

woman first

married.

I

my

person of advanced age, very good and responsible,

Julia Braga '47x

I

education teacher in a private school

finished the term

I

to

my

left

I

After

Mater.

could not teach the next year. since

Rosich), 19 Mayor

J.

you wish

letter

these years since

all

as a physical

Ponce;

When

(Mrs. Carlos

Ponce, Puerto Rico.

Street,

forgettable

was born

character

end of

at the

'51

Edna Rodriguez

and we enjoy the work

a fine one.

is

Patrick started to walk

where.

I

group we work with

doing

and he

was one year old and now runs around every-

the day he

mainly with the unchurched;

is

is

old

years

five

can already speak three languages.

Tulsa as mission pastor in

a lovely city

is

think he

I

not quite

is

see the Births.)

a year after

his first call to

here very much. Ed's work

very well, since he

met him.

Chicago for

and he accepted June, 1955.

I

in

last

speaks English and Portuguese well and he

picking up Spanish beautifully.

is

here that

He now

fall.

one, also,

Michael started kindergarten

cold.

is

matter of live

fact,

far

we

from

ployed.

if

me

gives

were

a

practice in English.

I

teacher, since in Puerto

am

to it

paid

Rico the

teachers receive a very low salary considering the role a

teacher plays.

I

am

very happy

in

my work

and have

the probability of a raise soon.

13


Yvette Ancey '48-'49 (Mme. Michel Ancey), 17 Rue

The when

three

first

was

I

wanted

I

degree

to take the last

needed

become

to

teacher

in

studious

because

years,

years

back

were

France

in

—

ately

started

so

a

step

first

I

d'aptitude

et

spring

les

Colleges"

in

That

is

1951.

name

mere diploma; that

In October, 1951,

and found very useful able

Then,

Farmville.

all

much

when

in spring

1952,

I

degree of Aggregation, and

final

fesseur de Lycee".

France and taught in

my

1952,

father died; and that

my

and

for myself

continued

I

I

was

mother, whose only child

ranged in ages from 11 to 18, and with

girls that age.

I

I

and

just lovely to see all those

was

works of

art.

girl myself,

—

I

visited

pupils

was

I

a

little

England and Scotland several times be-

to

am

cause

we must

and

always enjoy the opportunities which are given

I

not forget that

speak and write English.

to

I

an English teacher

this

de

I

was born

to us

Then,

in

We

1957,

me

went

I

me

a

to

interesting

During the

my

be a teacher

little

daughter

have called her Francoise,

course,

studying.

14

are

the

most

ever had. I

Now

am

still

not good any more.

I

teach

at

the

and

my

husband

International

France.

office

located

is

White House.

honeymoon

nice,

a

It

is

in

the

smart

is

November

In

1956.

in July

our vacations in Spain and

we

why my

1953,

Southern France;

trip in

have to

I

know

do not have the opportunity

I

who became my husband

last

I

English

is

met the boy

We year,

made our we spent

ate planning to spend the

next ones in Corsica.

Madeleine Bigot '50-'51 (Mme.

T.

Rowland),

Town

Khalispur, East Pakistan.

my

yes, that

was

College.

What

1950-51

Longwood

still

School of

year as a French student in

a splendid year too!

both a long time ago and only but yesterday,

because

good memories have had

I

After

home, ried

I

months

six

stay

a full,

mar-

Africa to

Tony

in

a British civil

engineer.

My

arrival,

vivid

happy

for

very

It I

seems

suppose

long

and

life since.

at

sailed to get

Rowland,

by

the way, coincided with

cyclone which delayed

a

our

wedding

by

We

have

days!

My on

three just

husband was then

a harbour construction

job,

in

place

a

Mtwara. In that place

I

had

to

bread and cut

daily

added teaching,

,

of practicing very often, and this

called isolated

bake our

my

jobs!

parents

)

Spanish and English, but

new

O

I4c

"Palais de I'Elysee", our

we

as

College.

du Faubourg Saint-Honore, near the

section of Paris, rue

among

we

(

and the

job;

band's hair

think that our experiences

saw Maria Jackson, who

Longwood

in

as a private secretary to the president of

and now that we have had her for about eight months,

thrilling

I

come back soon

"The Brandy of Napoleon".

Courvoisier,

because

continued to teach in Amiens and

on August 28.

Gaite, Paris

anniversary on April 20.

husband went on studying because he plans of classical languages.

la

am working

time as a bride

he was a distant relation) on July 18, 1955.

she'll

Also

Helen

seeing Miss

of

do hope

was

I

passed our sixth wedding

married Michel Ancey (Ancey like

next school year,

freshman when

a

to

summer 1955,

and again to Greece, but

Austria,

because

In

I

1

Denise Moni-agne '52-'53 (Mme. Adam), 4/6 Impasse

loved working

famous places and

had heard so much when

I

My

it.

studying classical languages in a Parisian Lycee

went

also

just

Paris:

in

pleasure

to see us here in France.

was

because

am.

I

the

cer-

Farmville very often, and in

in

all

had

I

I

"pro-

real

During the summer holiday of 1953 Greece and Italy with my mother

and 1954, it

a

imhappy period

a very

teach and definitely like

to

in

my

took and passed

became

it;

moved from the Alps to northern Amiens for five years. At Christmas

I

have

I

had been

I

was with you

I

I

town of

fun doing

the practical things

about teaching

learn

to

moment

et Colleges".

started teaching in a small

I

Alpine France, Bonneville, and had

for a

meant

it

that

for

French "Lycees

to teach in the

a

dans

rather a long

was allowed

1953,

Draper here

to-

by passing the

I'enseignement Lycees

So

with so many nationalities.

this daily contact

do remember you

I it

do enjoy

tainly

and

degree,

"certificat

NATO.

studying

rather hard for that "Ag-

wards

attended mainly by the

is

Dutch, German, Belgian, and Turkish pupils, and

spring

immedi-

I

gregation" the

it

not only French, but also American, Canadian, English,

I

French

a

"Lycee"

took

Fontainebleau, near Paris;

children of allied military officers of

Gabrielle D'Estrees, V.inves, Seine, France.

We

to the left

hus-

other It

all

piquancy of

Mtwara

for a brief period

life,

and

I

became quite an

in January 1954,

expert!

went on home leave

which we shared equally between England

Alumnae Magazine


and France. In March we were back

Kenya

in Africa, in

Geneviere Joatton '55-'56, 36 boulevarde de

two months, when we were Hving under tents

at first for

and not

far

ing, but

it

Mau Mau

from the

We

activities.

love camp-

Since

was

with

just a bit hectic

were moved back

Tanganyika

to

busy

a

much

My

in France.

Mount Kihmanjaro, a lovely sight, game country, but also near a first class modern little shopping the town of Moshi center. I had no female neighbors where we lived, but I did not miss it. We had many visitors; and by this time we had acquired a record player with a stock of good records; then, in June 1955, Anne was born; Helene having time

—

been born in June 1953.

few months

Then our

this time.

paper mill construction Pakistan

their

Here the place Bengali

can say

I

The climate

is

and

like

nice

to us,

experience.

My

back

trip

about

months.

after 18

months only and

three

We

the rest of the year!

for

learn.

to

bedrooms and

a healthy family

France on

to

SS. Liberie was a six-day

marvelous

with

holiday

of

sun,

fun,

food. You can imagine how much excited I was

are

a nice

One can be happy anywhere with what

are lucky to have:

derful

a

East

Hindustani and

even

fortunate in having air-conditioned

house and garden.

won-

on

In Tanganyika,

overpopulated.

Greek for

damp

Deer

a

friends,

that

is

was quite easy

kiswahili, vastly

is

sound

still

beastly hot

the

in

Maine, was

a

the population and the servants very friendly,

language,

camp

Francais" Isle,

for

fitm sent us here

All

job.

not a patch on East Africa.

is

we found

counselor at "Les chalets

plenty

1956 we were home again on leave

In August

and happiness

at

home.

and true French

my

to see again

Lyon, with

Catholic

many

I

plenty

of

my

had 40

St.,

New

the

College,

my

for

took an examination

New Yotk

in

present

I

City,

am

I

an orientation program for Spanish-speaking

in

children and their parents. the community.

I

am

am

I

assigned to a school and

and interpreter

On

my wedding which in

He

is

My

Lyon.

an

fiance's re-

ceived an education quite similar to mine, and makes

me

my

busy

When

life;

but

I

am

I

will be a

I I

will

Madame,

keep

will not

1

to get a patt-time

try

my

extremely busy. Besides

For

job.

job,

I

give

for

evening For the past three years

how-

class;

architect,

the time being

ttanslator

also

the Board of Education.

to

inter-

Guess why?

Church

Jeangabriel Mortamet.

is

very happy.

working

invited

all

my

love

I

any more.

to teach

me

reminds

that

order

in

At present

position.

name

(

Longwood), rhythmic, and

will take place in St. Bruno's

Longwood

Board of Education

qualify

to

going

September 6 you are

York, N. Y.

Aftet leaving

ever, I'm not

have 36 to take care

I

with children.

esting discussions

Bozzo), 87 Ellwood

S.

are

and attractive way with

drawing, singing

classes at

this

France, there

in

quite an exhausting job.

is

living

a

in

painting,

French

In

liills.

went on the same job

I

kids, this year

teach

to

try

I

two

its

much my second gtade

so

school that

students and teaching

Last year, of.

enjoyed

I

my

Unfortunately, as everywhere

year.

too

and

rivers

started teaching second grade in a private

I

school.

children and

my home town

family and friends and

two beautiful

its

October 1956,

of

Elba Castaner '53 (Mrs. Ralph

at

and

stay as a

just at the foot of

in a nice climate, near big

we

had quite

I

in U.S.A.

life,

our delight, for a survey job, in the bush this

to

Longwood,

left

I

June 1956,

in

We

the circumstances.

young baby under

a

Croix-

la

Rousse, Lyi)n, France.

English

to

classes

have )

I

;

am

young

workers

(

conversational

for

leader of Girl Scout leaders, so

I

attend a

taught three in-service courses in conversational Spanish.

These courses are taught

teachers

to

great deal of meetings.

who have

Spanish-

who had

old boy

Since completing

speaking children in their classrooms.

my

of master's degree at Middlebury College,

advanced study in the

field of

I

have done

a

I

his legs

give private lessons to a 7-year-

broken by a

car;

am

I

a

member

Music Club which sponsors extraordinary concerts

with the most famous musicians coming from France and

elementary edtication. Europe.

summer Ralph and I went to Middlebury for a week. The place always looks beautiful know. The New England scenery is breathtaking. Last

learned

some

Italian

from

my

husband.

I

College as I

you

how

ing projects. dishes.

My

mother,

who

I

to

my

most

interest-

The

other day

Bulletin

It

brought

to

me

My

to

learn

project

is

learning

how

to

sew.

an excellent seamstress, has been teaching

me.

November, 1958

it

I

had

a

great

from Longwood College.

you how glad

have learned to prepare Italian and Spanish

latest is

cook has been one of

Bascour '53-'54 (Mrs. Rolando de Cabeza),

Sar-

miento 80, Casa 1491, Santiago, Chile.

have taught

him Spanish; he speaks it quite well. We drove down to Key West, Fla., for our honeymoon, from there we went to Cuba. This summer we plan to visit Puerto Rico. Learning

Silvia

have

me

I

was.

so

many

was only that

I

last

surprise I

receive the

to

don't

need

to

enjoyed reading every page of nice

year

remembrances I

was

there.

I

that

it

tell it.

seemed

was very glad

Maty Cowles. Helen Warriner, and Fay

Greenland have done so well in their

studies.

(Continued on Page 20)

15


Longwood

Preview of 75th Anniversary Plans

(taken from compilation by R. C. Siminoni, Jr.)

Longwood Longwood College Our

became the

college

first

1.

we want

institution,

to

also

remember our one-

2.

(

1884)

fifth oldest

;

women

educational institution

(now

a college)

in the

United States from date of charter (1839).

In

the education of teachers by a legislative act in 1884.

women

First state institution of higher learning for

in Virginia

Virginia college for

recognizing our seventy-five years of teacher education as a state

College:

be celebrating the anniversary

will

of her seventy-five years of teacher education in the year,

1959.

''Firsts"

for

in continuous operation

and continue

First college to initiate

hundred and twenty-five years in the education of women.

gram wherein dormitory,

The existence of a girl's seminary on the present site of Longwood CoUege as early as 1839 has been substantiated by a copper plate removed from the cornerstone of the

ational facilities for

a

"home" pro-

dining, classroom, and recre-

women

students are housed under

the same roof (1841). 3.

present Rufl?ner Hall and the record of incorporation by

First

institution

state

inaugurate a

Virginia to

of

program of Honors Courses (1930).

the Legislature of Virginia. 4.

made

Plans are being

1959 to commemorate our

for

seventy-five years of teacher education here at

Alumnae

College.

Longwood

and

will be directed

projects.

toward

this

The Founders Day theme.

The Longwood College Fine Arts Week and the

Our own Mr. M. Boyd Coyner, is

6.

7.

retired

sorority,

Kappa

it is.

founded

Delta, national social sorority,

at

founded

social

the College in 1898.

Tau Alpha,

Zeta

of

founded

First chapter of

The culminating event

Sigma Sigma Sigma, national

founded

preparing a paper for the In-

Southern Culture on some influences that have

Virginia education what

service,

the College in 1897.

chapter

First

sorority,

made

at

First chapter of

sorority,

8.

stitute of

First chapter of

founded

Institute

of Southern Culture will be other highlighrs of the year's

professor of education,

5.

womanly

College in 1928.

at the

Student or-

ganizations are planning for this anniversary celebration.

special activities.

Alpha Kappa Gamma, national honorary

fraternity for leadership in

chapters will be emphasizing this anni-

versary in their programs

program

First circle of

at the

national

social

College in 1898.

Alpha Sigma Alpha, national at the

social

College in 1901.

of the seventy-fifth anniversary celebration will be held in

October, 1959,

when

a

forum on teacher education and

Chapters Grant Scholarships

a formal convocation will take place.

Longwood alumnae

We

sincerely

hope

will return to the fifth

that

many,

campus

for

if

not

all,

of our alumnae

some part of our seventy-

anniversary celebration.

This

Alma

Mater.

alumnae fund

to carry

on the work of the

association.

Chapter scholarships are cherished by deserving

who

George W. Jeffers C. G. Gordon Moss Margaret Simkins

are so loyal to their

evidenced by the work in chapters to interest

high school students in attending Longwood and in giving to the

Elizabeth Burger, Chairman

is

attend

Longwood.

The

following

chapters

girls

gave

Lynchburg,

Norfolk-

Portsmouth, Peninsula, Petersburg, Richmond,

Roanoke,

scholarships

this

year:

Farmville,

and Washington. Congratulations!

Elsie Stossel

Take an

active part in your

alumnae group.

Masters' Degrees Awarded Eight masters' degrees were awarded at In June Archie

lege this year.

Roanoke, received

Watson Yeatts in education.

a

M.A. degree

'55, of

in education,

E.

DATES TO REMEMBER

of

and Carolyn

FarmviUe, received a M.S. degree

of Farmville and to

wood

Col-

Jr.,

Kidd Austin

Vanny Zane Hammer and

FOUNDERS DAY

March 14

At the August commencement the M.S. de-

gree in education was awarded to Katie '53,

Longwood

McKinzie Boothe,

April 24.

.INSTITUTE OF

SOUTHERN CULTURE

'33,

Lin-

Kent, both of South Hill; the M.A. degree in

May

May

May Day

2

31

Baccalaureate,

Commencement

education was conferred upon Hilda B. Collins of Chase

McGuire

Newport News, and Robert

P.

Via of Crewe. Since the graduate program was begun

in

City, Frances

of

June 15-August 9

Summer

School

1955, a total of 19 degrees have been awarded.

16

Alumnae Magazine


Chapters Increase

Membership and

in

The Norfolk and Portsmouth chapter held six meetings last year. A tea was given in December honoring the

Longwood

home

girls

in

interested

girls

for the holidays

and the high school

Longwood.

attending

The

spring

luncheon was attended by Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Wamsley. Mr. Wamsley told of the College, and Mrs. Wamsley

Our

*

Activities

Raleigh chapter has placed

including

Longwood

a wealth of material

data in the library of the high school.

meetings

pictorial

They held three

year.

last

The *Farmville lowed by

and

bulletins, folders, annuals,

chapter held a business meeting

(Edith Davis Brooks '51), spoke on the alumnae activities. raised for the chapter scholarship fund through

coffee

Money was

January and again were hostesses for the coffee

card parties.

Alumnae House on Founders Day. Their annual card

The *Philadelphia active chapter,

chapter,

which

is

our most northerly

membership and

constantly growing in

is

members from Pennsylvania,

attendance and draws

New

and Delaware. Three meetings were held during the year; the November meeting being a "Christmas Shopping" one at which time items made or bought by

Jersey,

the

members were auctioned

and brought funds into the

off.

This proved to be fun

treasury.

in February

and

April luncheon at the Country Club, 60 reservations

were made.

Mrs. Elizabeth

S.

the

for

in February

was cancelled due

Jones, alumnae

secretary,

S.

Jones were guests

luncheon in November. phant"

of

their

director of public relations of the College,

The Winchester chapter senior

and junior

terest

them

in

entertained

55

girls

Handley High School

classes of

Longwood.

was guest speaker.

An

of the to

m-

informal coke party was

given with slides of the college shown by Mr. Merchent, and eight to nine girls are definitely expecting to attend

Longwood

this

fall!

department spoke

at

Miss Mary Nichols of the English the spring luncheon. Miss Ruth

Wilson, dean of women, was a guest

Among

those

November, 1958

to

honor the

They enjoyed colored

slides

of the

Miss Ruth Wilson, dean of women, and Mrs. Elizabeth

A

at

S.

the dinner meeting in May.

busy and successful year was accomplished by the

Henry

Ruffner

Four meetings were held;

chapter

Lexington.

of

two being business meetings

and two luncheons. At the April luncheon. Dr. Lankford, Miss Wilson, and Mrs. Jones were guests. In

^Washington, our alumnae

chapter held a luncheon-

card parry-fashion show-benefit which proved most success-

In

ful.

May

a

delightful

tea

was given

at

one of the

member's home and was attended by Mr. and Mrs. Cleveland Jones and children and Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Coyner.

The

chapter reported that approximately

this area are

attending

Longwood

this

25

girls

from

fall.

(Continued on Page 18)

the

at

to

chapter

a "white ele-

College and a skit showing college fashions of yesteryear.

also.

Lexington Chapter's spring Gertrude W'right Wells, Dr. Potter Hanes, Elizabeth Ruth Wilson, Louise Hurt Fauber, and Mary Sterrett Lipscomb.

present

luncheon were, right

Francis G. Lankford, Shipplett Jones, Miss

Lynchburg

and Nansemond County interested in

attending Longwood.

*William

at

at the *

The members had

Suffolk chapter met

the

Olive T. Her.

growing in the Baltimore chapter, and luncheon meeting in May, Mr. Ray Merchent,

snow, but indi-

to the severe

sale in February.

Members

Jones were guests

is

the

party

Dr. and Mrs. Lankford, Mrs. Ruth Coyner, and Mrs. Elizabeth

and Mr. James M. Helms, of the history department, spoke to the group. A special guest at the meeting was Miss

Enthusiasm

at

vidual parties brought $106.00 to the treasury.

seniors of Suffolk

Our Roanoke chapter was reorganized at the

fol-

The chapter members served alumnae board and council members in

a tea in January.

left,

Jr.,

Janie

attending the Lynchburg Chapter's fall luncheon standing: Dr. Francis G. Lankford, Jr., and Elizabeth Shipplett Jones. Seated from left to right, Mrs. Lankford,

Those are,

Lettie

Cox Laughon, and Ruth Harding Coyner. 17


)

The Alumnae

Roanoke

Named

Chapter Officers

been notihc-d of the election

Office has

of the following chapter officers:

Baltimore

Bondurant Carpenter;

dent, Catherine

Gomer;

Dillard

and

Jefferson;

Formville

and

historian,

Ann

president,

Winchester

first

Greensboro

Lexington

and treasurer

to

presi-

Margaret Sheffield Stallings.

Fawcett;

Mary

secretary,

Mary Lou Campbell Graham.

president,

Atkinson Jerome;

Esther

president,

Erma

Phillips

president, Sarah

Mapp

Alfrida Peterson

Wood;

first

Wallace; second vice

Messick; third vice president, secretary, Betty Gill

Umhau; and

treasurer, Eleanor Lester

be elected).

Turner Franklin, and

president, Elise

tary-treasurer,

president,

vice

Andrews; third vice president, Mary

(secretary

Ninimo

Snupp

Jean

presi-

Banks Frerweli; and fourth vice president, Ethel Gish

Wilmoth

Moore; vice

secretary,

treasurer, Valla

— —

Washington Holladay DeMuth;

Ward;

president, Jessie Pickett Carter; vice presi-

Betty

Wytherille

vice

dent, Jane Jones

Brockway

Caliert Hohannes; and treasurer, Betty Davis Edwards.

Helen Weiitz Forbecker.

Davidson Bruce; second vice

president, Margaret

president, Margaret Heidett

dent,

Lee Robertson; secretary, Claire Davis; treasurer, Betty

Lou

Ward; and

secretary, Betsy

Marian Lee Heard; vice president,

president,

Finks; vice president,

Nancy Gray Perdue.

treasurer,

dent, Joyce Galling

Brown.

librarian, Alice

Danville

presi-

Rat ch ford Schach;

treasurer, Harriet

Thomas

president, Alice

Low; and Suffolk

Markuson; vice

president, Jane Richards

Phyllis Jean Alley Carter; secretary, Betty

Yowell;

and

publicity

scrapbook, Emily Johnson.

secre-

Latawanna Couk Moring.

Chapters Increase

president, Janie Potter Hanes; vice president,

and

Membership

in

Activities

Gertrude Wright Wells; secretary, Louise H//rt Fauber; (Continued from Page

and treasurer, Mary Sterrett Lipscomb.

Lynchburg

Cox Laughon; second

Phyllis Burnett Martin;

Traylor Macon;

first

third vice president, Evelyn

Theresa

secretary,

Evans Craft;

and

Ratvls

Parker;

vice

first

president, Louise Ou'ens Carhart; second vice president, Margaret Bennett Ryder; secretary, Nellie

Culpepper Sykes; and scholarship

Peninsula

Gloria

treasurer,

Hunt

Kratzsch;

treasurer, Patricia

Petersburg

Anne

Mary King

president,

dent, Lorraine

attend at

vice presi-

Frances

and

Raine;

Reames

treasurer,

Richmond

at

fall

large

a

Dr. and Mrs.

Jones were guests.

S.

chapter

this

Warwick.

held

a

soda party

November

at

the

the chapter

Rotunda Club

in

members were

hostesses and financed the V. E. A. tea at

September.

John Marshall Hotel. "Naughty Marietta" put on

In

Members sold tickets for March by the Richmond

the

in

Opera Group. Mrs. Ruth Coyner and Mr. Merchent were guests at the chapter's annual luncheon in April. 7th, the

annual business luncheon

were

elected.

* at

Petersburg chapter had which time the new

Mrs. Elizabeth

S.

its

officeis

Jones, alumnae secretary,

was guest speaker. In February the chapter gave

a coffee

alumnae and high school students interested in attending Longwood. Slides of the College were shown. Our Greensboro chapter helped with "College Day"

Picardat; secretary,

vice

Helen

at

and

Parker;

*

7

for

Altuegg Brown.

Peggy Cabaniss Andrews;

Mcllivaine

Longwood

the Hotel

Lankford and Mrs. Elizabeth

On December first

Holland; second vice president,

Sylvia

will

May

The

1

Peninsula chapter entertained the high school

who

Jones.

Barrett;

secretary,

— president,

president,

Mae

treasurer, Charlotte Flaugher Ferro;

*

luncheon in

seniors

Freeman;

Ballagh.

Dorothy

president,

vice

vice president,

recording secretary, Elsie

treasurer, Elizabeth

Norfolk

Coleman;

president, Cleo Reynolds

president, Lettie

corresponding

The

Robertson

Hattie

Greensboro High School

had

its

annual dinner

at

in

October, and

that

night

the Country Club.

Brinkley.

Philadelphia

The Danville chapter had president,

Bragg

Elizabeth

Crafts;

vice

plans for the

president, Ehzabeth

Buck Muse;

fall.

Anne Node

secretary,

An

a

luncheon meeting and made

"open house" was held

in February.

Flanigan; and treasurer, Betty Barker Eraser.

Portsmouth Raleigh

Chapter reminders president, Margaret Johnston.

president, Viola Tuttle

Elizabeth

Walkup;

Feild

Claire

Richmond dent,

Williamson;

treasurer, Betty

Nena Lochridge

March; vice president,

L Keep your chapter grooving, encourage good ance and contact new alumnae in your area.

Elizabeth

secretary,

Peerman Coleman;

Sexton; and public relations

Keep

3.

Keep encouraging high

4.

Harriet

Moontaw

school

students

to

attend

officer,

Longwood.

president, Ella Pilkinton

Martha Higgins Walton;

giving, and supporting your alumnae association.

2.

historian,

Eastman Nickels.

attend-

Adams;

vice presi-

recording

secretary,

treasurer, Francis

Goldman;

Leek;

and corresponding secretary, Kitty Patrick Cassidy.

Keep nurturing your coming

to

see

us

Alma Mater by The Alumnae House is

love for your

often.

yours for you to enjoy. •Chapter represented

at fall

Board and Council meeting.

Alumnae Magazine


Among Our Editor's Note:

This

the

is

of a series of articles

first

Only three appear

concerning our outstanding alumnae.

due to space limitations.

in this issue

Outstanding Alumnae

you have sug-

If

We

(Editor's Note:

are grateful to Myrtle

permission to use exerpts of an

Barnes for

S.

article written

by her

for

Newport News Tn»ei-Herald about Nancy Nelson.)

the

gestions as to others to be included in future issues, please

advise the

Alumnae

Alma Hunt honored by

Office.

From

Nancy Nelson

Welsh people captivated by

.

"In America they

have an expression,

'We

like

"We

Welsh R o

t

summed up

the im-

Wales a

ar

i

a

n

Nancy Nelmade in

'55

son

Rotary fellow.

too,

way one

the

pression

as a

one

fancy Nancy'."

Tiiat's

one -year stay

The

Ike.'

British have

during

her

Part of Nancy's job as

Rotary fellow was visiting the various Rotary groups through

spread

and in England

country

that

talked to Rotary clubbers in Bangor, Purlhili

away, where the hotel

miles

17

village

hearing Nancy's

talk, cancelled

the

bill

)

(

quaint

a

manager,

and the

,

She was the only female panelist

convention.

She

too.

after

district

the

for

Overseas Students Society meeting at the University.

was

put on the spot about integration and

really

Rock," she

Her

recalls, "as I

am everywhere Wheel

the Inner

talk, to

group of Rotary)

in Prestatyn,

ments from the secretary

to her

"I

Little

speak."

I

of Prestatyn

Wales, brought these com-

mother

15

.

.

.

We

at

to

and

our annual chapter celebrations

honored by William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo., on

June 2 of

She

upon

degree

states that this

"first"

109 years of the college hers was the

the

In

zation

Southern

of

become Dean of

I

a

dean

is

Our

is

.

.

March

Ten

University.

become

that

the

members wish

classes

mission

to

World

the Baptist

and

a

seminar on T.

in

visits

to

S.

Eliot,

Rotary

still

remembered

we had

visits

have meant to them clearly in

a daughter

Nancy Nelson."

November, 1958

we

"We

have two sons,

should like her to be

just

visited the

to all the

coun-

.

.

.

Richmond named the Maude Trevvett School. "Miss school in

has been

^ •*'

^-^

Maude" that

^"'

'91

primary

k' »

specialized

starting

,'""

"~ '

',

lines

was

tunity,

children

M^

'

watching

t

joL.

a

right

wonderful oppor-

and their

Leicester,

parents in

England

1880.

She

enjoyed

she

growth

development. She of

in

convinced

grades,

along ethical and educational

Apparently some of the Welsh folk already have Nancy's

if

states

Alliance in London.

the British Isles and on the

one wrote her parents,

Alma

In 1951

A new

^^. -^

like

campus

and

except Bolivia and the Guianas; in 1955 she attended

thank you for

Continent.

but

WMU

South America, traveling

fields in

meet and hear

independent snidy, and continued

Clubs and historic places

and what her

received

Columbia

This work keeps her on the go most of the time as territory covers more than half of the states and

country.

focus, because

She

the college

left

took

it

was about

I

tunities, as well as responsibilities."

'|i

six

Farmville, and

years have been ones of tremendous oppor-

"tiicse

dress could not be found to represent your wonderful

Nancy took

of

Roanoke

William Jewell College.

Alma

years ago

enabling us to meet your daughter, a better Ambassa-

visit

at

visited

executive secretary of

"Miss Maude"

.

a very real joy to

president and

membership

a

a master's in student personnel administration at

so friendly, so interested in everything and it

with

women," Alma wrote.

of

the execu-

is

the classroom in

three hours to convince 'Miss Mary' that

be

to

left

Women

"After accepting the job

me

woman. She

a

Missionary Union, an organi-

Baptists

Alma

In 1944

1,300,000.

upon

Woman's

tive secretary of the

to

her.

the only

doctorate conferred

first

can without hesitation say that she has

everyone, that

plus

is

she will ever be able

claim.

to

they

Doctor of Hu-

a

manities

when

this year

conferred

tries

had the fortune to hear

Nancy

.

She was

'41.

be the host of

been the youngest and most charming speaker we have

her.

'29

stretches across the continent.

had the very happy privilege

your daughter

.

her

Dear Mrs. Nelson:

We

Hunt

Newport News:

in

.

Alma

distinguished alumnae,

to

Woman's

(

Baptist college

Ala.,

comes news of one of our

.

.

Birmingham,

is

and came to Virginia with is

a

naturalized

and takes her civic responsibilities

American

seriously,

and

a native

her

citizen,

voting

in

{Continued on Page 23)

19


and when he came

Beyond Our Shores

.

am working

I

again.

am

I

me

my work

very glad;

(United States Operations Mission to Chile) the Embassy, so

work

all

related to

am

I

was

I

Americans and Chilean,

born.

harmony and understanding, and

in

entertaining.

almost the same kind of work

my baby was

doing before

we

is

it

very

is

Inter-American Affairs

It is at the Institute of

interesting.

the library, he said something to

to

.

.

{Continued from Page 15)

it

how many books

as

who

is

very

my

and

nice,

you may imagine

ceptionist;

I

Company,

Ltd.).

I

not married.

my

Elena asking everybody

fell

My

had planned to tour

Italy

we

and that was the end of our

Paris,

holiday. life

advantage of

full

hours a day

'2

that

all

Paris

my

job with

am

to

re-

Indies.

work

My

a stenographer for

as

boss

the

to

assistant

is

—he

follows

writes books about

one

everywhere.

father

and

I

these days?

this!

I

Mr.

do pretty well

work

I

really enjoy

owned by

it.

Oh, by the way,

How

I'm supposed to write on what

that

isn't

my

the corporation

Nice and sunny.

for.

doing, but really, there girls

in

dear friends, the typewriter, shorthand

the private pool

at

with the

who works 81 week and who, when she is

that of a girl

is

for five days a

takes

I

few days before the date

a

ill

had decided to leave Italian

I

You know what

notebook, and a pencil. I

Greenland, Last year Fay and

be the

told

little

Coyner would get a laugh about

am

me

boss

(Cali-

from Longwood; Mr. and Mrs. Schlegel and Fay

I

that

Psychology

psychology.

American group Caltex

have had the pleasure to welcome in Paris three dear

together, but

know

General Manager.

fornia Texas Oil

friends

guess some

an executive secretary (bi-lingual) for

as

re-

'59x, Central Romana, La Romana,

the Personnel Department.

the French affiliate of the

I

I

Louis,

France.

am working

very

name!

his

Daphne R-Arango

St.

felt

ception in honor of Mr. Hill, the American Ambassador,

Dominican Republic, West

Paris,

really I

very

is

very pleased indeed.

Michelle Bodo '54-'55, 32 rue du Buisson

and

are here?

This year the Institute gave a

important, you know.

I

is

the roof

have been

much: movies, get together

work with me,

the pool

once in a

and week-end dances.

while, sleep and loaf,

not working, theatres,

affords:

movies, art exhibitions, and of course, cafes!

Geneviere Laloux '56-'57 (Mrs. Apt. 529, 1107 I

am now

of Illinois.

I

W.

Green, Urbana,

Hem

to give

Produced by

111.

doing part-time research

would love

LONGWOOD COLLEGE CHINA Chand Jain),

the University

at

as to the place,

where we

(Clipping

most

Champaign-Urbana

from

Genevieve Laloux chose a

shall live;

likely

my

Plates, 101 4

broad gold embroidered border in

silk

"Miss

Courier:

a light turquoise

Indian

when

sari

with

tional

Hem Chand Jain at 7:30 p. m., Wednesday, The Reverend John Price, director of InternaProgram of the University YMCA officiated at the 5.

double ring ceremony

at

YMCA

the

before

each $2.50

inch size

Tea Cups and Saucers

each

2.50

After-Dinner Cups and Saucers

each

2.50

Salad Plates

each

1.50

Bread and Butter Plates

each

1.25

Ash Trays

each

1.25

she became

the bride of

March

Blue

Scene

hus-

will devote our time to teaching.

I

—Mulberry or — Rotunda

Colors

you information about

our plans for next year; however, they are not yet fixed,

band and

Wedgwood

150 guests.

Flowers, garlands, greenery, and chandeliers decorated the

scene

of

event.

the

Organ music provided the back-

Proceeds from the sale of

ground.") of

Elena

Since

The

de

Flores

Mexico D. I

left

library

is

F.,

Vega

la

'56-'57,

Niagara

Longwood,

I

started to

in

work

itself,

and

social activities, as dances, parties

Last year

20

we had

and so

the visit of Dr. Milton

Longwood

to

College,

Express or postage charges

collect.

A

full series

of color slides

on "Longwood College,

1955-56" taken by Dr. Marvin

W.

Schlegel,

is

avail-

program which

includes lectures, concerts, art exhibits, and other cultural

and

make checks payable

it

organization dedicated to furthering understanding between States through a

china go to the Association

as a librarian.

Mexico City

belongs to the Mexican American Cultural Institute, an

Mexico and the United

this

orders and

32-2,

Farmville, Va.

my home

all

THE ASSOCIATION OF ALUMNAE,

Mexico.

near

Alumnae. Send

S.

forth.

able

on request

for

alumnae groups.

obtained by contacting your

Alumnae

This

may be

Office.

Eisenhower,

Alumnae Magazine


—

MESSAGE FROM YOUR

ALUMNAE PRESIDENT By

.

.

Elsie Stossel, President

Elsie Stossel

alumnae.

its

Surely our

alumnae have shown great enthusiasm over the years

in

—

the

the

projects

undertaken

has

association

the

that

Student Building, the Jarman organ, and most recently the

Now

Alumnae House.

furnishing of the

on the campus has been completed

it

we

time that

is

home

that our

a worth-while contribution to

Longwood College

turn

make

our thoughts and our energies to a project that will

its

Perhaps you may wish

has been said that the success of a college can be

It

measured by the enthusiasm of

a list of

more than

a dozen fine suggestions, your as the

next major

to

show your

name

interest in a

plates for the

more

identification

It is

identical bronze

markers can be purchased for

on the campus.

If individuals

hoped

all

that

buildings

or groups are interested in

supplying one or more of these markers they can do so

by contacting the Business Office for information on the cost.

You

read

in

List

tiie

Alumnae House

the

Board of Directors unanimously chose

Suitable

of college buildings has long been a need.

this

in

seventy-fifth anniversary year.

From

tangible way.

bulletin

of the establishment

Mary Clay Hiner

of the

in

Library to

contain books written by faculty and alumnae of the col-

The bookcase

lege.

has been installed and one shelf

filled

project of the association the establishment of an Al/n)iiiae

with books and pamphlets.

Endowment Fund, This fund would be used

mittee to discover alumnae wht) have written books so

the dis-

at

cretion of a Board of Trustees, appointed for the purpose

of administering

hope and

new

this

for

it

the

good of the

We

college.

project will receive your hearty

approval

financial support.

It

seems

this

fitting at

anniversary time that emphasis

The

tunities of our college.

Southern Culture,

Institute of

already an alumnae project, has had a most successful be-

form

The 1957

we may

At

lectures

happy

know

recently elected

A

and Tradition.

copy

members.

Individual

copies

first

members

vice president; Maria

they will have

much

to contribute to the

We

work

of

the association. All of your committees have been busy in the past year.

The as

the

meeting your Board of Directors was

welcome the three

Harrison McLaughlin of Woodberry Forest, director.

Constitution Committee with Virginia

has been sent to each local chapter president for circu-

among

to

Jackson of Lexington, second vice president; and Nancy

have been published in book

entitled Virginia In History

lation

secure them?

their spring

Frances Sale Lyle of Danville,

be placed on improving the cultural and scholastic oppor-

ginning.

that

do

Won't you help your com-

its

McLean Pharr

chairman has revised the constitution and brought

may be

with current practices. Their work was approved

it

in line

at

the annual meeting on the past Founders Day.

purchased for $2.00 by writing the Business Office of the college.

We

hope

that local

a part during

1959

alumnae chapters

in

seventy-fifth anniversary of our like to

have

official

Founders Day on March

also

Alma

14.

program

Plan is

Mater.

now

to

to have

We

should for

come, for an

being arranged.

It

has

been suggested that chapters might wish to com-

memorate the occasion by having birthday

own

want

from every chapter

representatives

especially interesting

will

the year long celebration of the

communities.

November, 1958

parties in their

The Snack Bar Committee with Helen Costan and Rosemary Howell, co-chairmen, has spent much time in putting the policies of the Snack Bar into writing.

The Alumnae Magazine Committee and the Founders Day Committee are always among our hardest working groups. The results of their work is quite visible in our excellent

magazine and the

fine

programs prepared

for

Founders Day. (Cotitinued on Page 47)

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,

CAMPUS HIGHLIGHTS 1957-1958 SEPTEMBER:

Seventeen seniors began eight weeks of

Roanoke on September

practice teaching in

the

This was

3rd.

off-campus experiment ever conducted by Long-

first

wood College. The results were so successful that seventy or more girls will go to Roanoke during the first semester 1958-59 session

of the

.

.

.

When

classes

began

the

at

College on September 20th, sevenry-eight girls were making lesson plans

32

Mr. Clown", 1957 Circus production

"Say,

Sue LaFontaine (SomerviUe, N.

7.

sor),

The freshman

ringmaster.

as

910 students

.

.

.

.

.

.

Fall

enrollment

at

in the

ele-

the College

was

September 23rd was the date of senior

capping.

was named Best

Lucy Wilson (Hopewell)

Rat of 1958

at

Big Rat Court held on October 7

on December 14

Four Freshmen were here!

Dabney

went

to

June

Strother

the

.

(Grundy)

Fund

and Carol Wolfe

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

were awarded

(Arlington)

college athletics.

Annie V. Weaver (Madison) and Margaret

Dowdy (Lynch

Station)

.

were recipients of blue blazers

Betty Bland Barnette

.

.

Tobaccoland

at

reigned as Queen

(EUerson)

Richmond

Tobacco Festival in

the

The Asian flu epidemic postponed Circus indefinitely The Freshman Class elected Ann Hardy (Norfolk) as its president Norrish Munson (Roanoke) and Catherine Ozmon (Portsmouth) emceed the weekly Longwood Hour .

.

.

.

.

.

.

over

)

.

.

.

Margaret Shropshire

.

WFLO,

.

W.

.

.

)

was elected

Annette Grain

.

Madonna

was chosen

(Williamsburg)

Ridgeway

(

Commission

for

annual

the

C. A. Christmas Pageant.

Senior Personalities chosen for the Feature

1958 Virginian were Margaret Marodith

Section of the

(Richmond) and Mary Ann Barnett (Chester-

Nichols field)

.

.

Examinations.

.

Nancy Richardson

.

white blazers for outstanding ability and participation in

of

Boston

JANUARY:

was chosen general

Heights)

(Colonial

chairman of AKG's annual Circus

first

Mae

.

Proceeds of this event

Lancaster Scholarship

S.

.

.

The V. M. I. Glee Club joined Longwood Choir in the annual Christmas Concert on Sunday, December 15 "Christmas Fantasy", the Christmas water pageant, was directed by Janet Lloyd (South

Y. .

October 10 found Jarman Hall with a capacity crowd the

.

Alcock (Hampton), was chairman of senior dance held

president of Freshman

OCTOBER:

won

Shirley

skit

class

with the seniors placing second

place,

.

mentary school

J.),

reigned as queen of festivities with Betty Spivey (Wind-

the

46

the high school and

at

DECEMBER:

was held December

.

FEBRUARY: man

Louise B. Heier (Warwick) served as chair-

Dance, held in February

for Junior

Mary Ann Barnett Boston) served

.

.

Major-Minor

May Day

1958

heads

Colonnade,

Nancy Brubeck

for

Linda

The following The

.

announced:

editor-in-chief;

business manager;

(Zuni)

Doles

.

(Staunton)

(Norfolk)

Griggs

.

were

1958-59

publication

Rotunda,

.

General Manager and Business Manager

as

Gwynn

.

.

and Janet Lloyd (South

(Chesterfield)

respectively for the

Betty

.

Chairman was Amanda Dillon (Ashland)

Election

The

Barbara

editor-in-chief;

Hurst (Roanoke) business manager; The Virginian, Bar-

the local radio station.

bara Bishop (Roanoke) editor-in-chief; Dorothy June Bos-

NOVEMBER: girls

Alpha Kappa

Gamma

tapped the following

well

business manager.

(Stafford)

on November 12: Seniors Ellen Callaway (Bluefield),

Mary Anne

Foster (Poquoson), Anita Heflin (Ashland),

Kate Krehbiel (Oakton), Sue Taylor

Waugaman (Roanoke),

(

Richmond ), Carolyn

Carol Wolfe (Arlington); Juniors

MARCH:

Players and the

on March 15 ...

and Helen Jean Young (Covington)

elected for the

(Marion) fall

was leading

drama, "The Lady's

Donna Boone lady in the Longwood Players' Not For Burning" The fol.

.

.

.

lowing seniors were selected

for

Who's

A

minstrel

Freshman Production

this

show was the theme

year

.

.

Major

.

W.

(Covington), president of the Y.

C.

Dolores

Grain (Williamsburg), Suzanne Faison (Norfolk), Mary

ciation

Anne

a candidate for a scholarship to an English

,

Linda Garrison (Williamsburg),

Charlotte Hall (Chatham), Lucia Hart (York,

S.

C), Anita

Heflin (Ashland), Susanne LaFontaine (SomerviUe, N. J.) Frances Patton (Roanoke), June Strother (Colonial

Heights), Sue Taylor (Richmond), lottesville),

Carolyn

Wolfe (ArHngton). 22

Mary Lee Teel (Char-

Waugaman (Roanoke),

and Carol

were

A.,

Elizabeth

McLaughlin (Richmond), president of House Council, and

Students in American Universities and Colleges: Annette

Foster (Poquoson)

for the

officers

coming term: Barbara Odom (Suffolk), president of the Student Government, Helen Jean Young

.

Who Among

Hampden-Sydney Jongleurs

was the highlight of the annual Founders Day program

Nancy Brubeck (Staunton), Minnie Lee Dean (Radford), Louise Norman (Richmond), Barbara Odom (Suffolk), .

the spring production presented by

"Easter",

Longwood

the

.

.

.

Dove .

Lillian

.

.

(Fieldale), president of the Athletic Asso-

Molly

Workman

Rosson (Trevilians) was elected

of the incoming seniors

(Springfield)

I960 and .

.

.

was chosen

(Norfolk)

was chosen

Ann Hardy

Class of 1959. as

president

(Norfolk)

The Chicago Opera

for

summer

as

school

as the president

Jean O'Connell of the

Class

of

the Class of 1961

Ballet, internationally celebrated

dancers, presented a dazzling performance to the

Longwood

Alumnae Magazine


,,

March 26

students and local citizens on

dance

.

The Crew-Cuts

.

Misses Draper and Barksdale, accompanied by

.

.

.

.

for their annual spring

were signed by the Cotillion Club

Chantal Perrotte and Elena Vinos, attended a meeting of the Foreign Students Service Council in Washington, D. C. .

.

The

.

FBLA

regional

Convention was held hete

.

and

Rosson

Lillian

AKG's

auctioneers for

as

(Trevilians)

membership

for

sheets

bidders

of

the laundry, use

to

home

Burger's

.

.

money

spring

raising project.

two

in the dining hall, sending

smoking

Privileges such as

private

a

parlor

Miss

at

Dance, were sold to the highest

after Junior

Ruth Denton (Abingdon), Carol Matthews

.

Odom

(Salem), and Barbara

attended the Stu-

(Suffolk)

Wauga-

Chain

Daisy

traditional

and

Graduation. Dr. John R. Mayor, Director of edu-

Advancement of

cation for the Association for the

commencement

were conferred upon

Mr. Ray Merchent and Dr. Francis B. Simkins served

.

JUNE:

delivered the

APRIL: Alpha Kappa Gamma tapped Senior Amanda DiUion (Ashland) and Juniors Donna Boone (Marion), Dolores "Delo" Dove (Fieldale), Louise Heier (War.

the

Lantern Parade.

at

Longwood.

wick)

ing of rhe Senior Class history by Carolyn "Ti Pi"

man (Roanoke) and

were

127

address on June

two master's degrees

seniors;

(Richmond), Anita

graduates: Judith Margaret Alexander

Allen

(

Ashland ) Cornelia Anne Batte ,

Winifred Elaine Biddlecomb

(

McKenney )

Buchanan (Browns-

burg), Ella Virginia Carter (Bedford), Marjorie

mond (King George),

Ann

Elizabeth

Foster

Hart (York,

S.

C), Norma

(

Cris-

L.

(Richmond),

Raye Handy (Dan-

Foster (Poquoson), Elaine

Matjorie Allgood Harrison

ville),

Ann

(Fairport), Elizabeth

Brierley (Farmville), Eliza Johnstone

Mary Anne

Science,

Degrees

Dr. Lankford announced 22 honors

also conferred.

Hefltii

1.

Warfield), Lucia Ellen

Louise Jenrett (Portsmouth),

elected the following girls chairmen for 1958-59:

N. J.), Sylvia Louise Moore Gloucester ) Mary Elizabeth Picinich Richmond ) Nancy Elizabeth Richardson (Grundy), Elizabeth Lacy Ruckman (Richmond), Patricia Ann Walton (Covington), Bernard Leroy Warren (Cumberland), Ellen Ann Webb (Wardtown) Summer school opened on June 9 for the three- week session and on June 16 for the regular

Haile (Tappahannock) publications, Sue Benton (Suffolk),

eight-week session. Elsie Dick

Government

dent Intercollegiate Association of Student

Associations held April 9-12 in Spartanburg,

FBLA

ness Executive of Virginia at the State

held

Roanoke

in

DeHaven

(

Radford )

.

Busi-

Convention

The student body unanimously Hannah

.

Kathe Hegnsle

activities,

MAY:

.

.

.

.

Ogburn (McKenney) was chosen Miss Futute

Lois

lyn

C.

S.

(

Richmond )

calendar, and Caro-

,

assembly.

,

May Day

festivities,

held in Jarman Hall because of the rainy weather. Suzanne

Ann

(Lynchburg)

Jeter Collins

Queen of her Maid

as

May

the of

witii

Honor

.

Linda Doles (Zuni) succeeded Ella Carter (Bedford)

.

.

as

vice president of Virginia Intercollegiate Press Association at the

annual convention held in Richmond. At this meet-

ing the Rotunda received a

first

class

issued by the Associated Collegiate Press

and Donna Boone

(Suffolk)

(

rating

(excellent) .

.

(Marion)

.

(

,

president

of

Richardson

Gertrude Cr/niipler Marshall enrollment for the

summer

biology student trainee

.

.

at the University of

were

visiting

Sydney Jongleur,

.

.

Mary Beth

Picinich

pleted her honors

Phyllis

was selected as "Miss Longwood"

(Norfolk)

Bridgforth .

FarmviUe Lions Club,

sponsored by the

contest

to a

(Richmond)

successfully

in biology

by passing an

program

comoral

examination given by a three-man committee of visiting professors

.

.

.

"Blue Ridge Farm", an

Horace Day became the wards

its

fifth

oil

by Virginia

the

artists.

showing of fourteen works by Mr. Day during the

Festival

At Senior Assembly, announcement was made of the recipient of the Dabney S. Lancaster Scholarship Louise Heier (Warwick). Lou is the fourth girl to

—

.

.

.

Also

of 1959

.

.

.

Examinations

November, 1958

at this

as

AUGUST:

.

.

the

six

.

.

.

Nancy Morris

Achievement Award

in

Dr. Davis Y. Paschall, state superintendent of

commencement speaker 9.

at

summer

Twenty-six bachelor

graduate degrees were conferred; honor graduates

were Nancy Elvira Anderson (Crewe) and Lorah Brewer Hull

(Hampton).

Among Our

Outstanding Alumnae

(Continued from Page 19)

every election. Miss Trevvett retired 19 years ago, traveled bit, and now lives at Hermitage The venerable educatot believes, "Be

quite a

long as possible."

One

can truly be said by

member of Day featured

the Class

by those

the read-

teacher,

Class

.

won

school graduation held on August

and

also traveled in Europe,

World's Fair

public instruaion, was

time Marodith Nichols

honorary

at

to-

This

of Fine Arts ...

(Richmond) was chosen

school session reached 441 ...

London. She

Brussels

painting was chosen by vote of the student body from a

receive this honor

and Total

painting by

purchase of the College

collection of paintings

secretary.

,

)

.

freshman mathematics.

award wenr

best actor

Suffolk

Government,

president,

vice

summer appointment as Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn. She and Mary Beth Picinich, '58, each worked there for ten weeks during the summer months Patricia Anne Leake (Norfolk) received an Institute of International Education scholarship for summer study a

HampdenGarnett Smith (Richmond) ... In a

The

(

Church) was elected

Student

Natalie Tudor (Critz) received a

(Darlington Heights)

stage.

Falls

(

School

(Arlington),

"Oscars" for best performances of the year on the Long-

wood

.

.

Summer

the

Vicki Brinkley

awarded

(Somerville,

.

Addie

"Peter Pan" was the theme of

"Traci" Faison (Norfolk) ruled as

Susanne LaFontaine

whom was

—Methodist Home. as

independent as

of her principals wrote that, "It

tliose

with

whom

she worked and

she taught that Miss Maude, as a primary

rivalled

by few and surpassed by none." 23


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.

.

ALUMNAE HOUSE REGULATIONS The following regulations governing the use of Alumnae House were approved by the Board January

the

1-12

17,

13-25

5.00

26-50

12.50

51-75

20.00

76-100

25.00

1958. 1.

The Alumnae House may be used

for

overnight

lodging by Alumnae and by guests of the college

approved by the Dean of

No

of the College.

one

Women

else

may

or the President

Alumnae

use the

Above 100

25.00 plus S5.00 for each 25 or fraction thereof above 100.

House

for overnight lodging.

Reservations must be

7.

2.

$ 2.50

There

will

be no charge for the use of the Alumnae

made with

the

Alumnae House

Hostess.

House

overnight lodging.

for

No

8. 3.

Any alumnae group may

use the

Alumnae House

for

may be

alcoholic beverages

House

at

served in the

Alumnae

any time.

meetings or parties without charge. 4.

5.

The Alumnae House Hostess may use the Alumnae House for personal parties or meetings without charge.

Upon

Dean

approval by the College

of

Women,

college group may use the Alumnae House

approved by

if

and the Dean of

hostess

Charges for these groups

the

Any

1 1

of

the

College.

the

Alumnae

use of the

Alumnae House not covered by these Alumnae House

Hostess and reported annually to the Executive Board. 12.

Any

modifications in these regulations must be ap-

proved by the Executive Board of the Association

be according to the

shall

Alumnae House on

regulations must be approved by the

Alumnae House

Women

held in the

The Alumnae House is closed when House Hostess is on vacation.

10.

any

Other groups may use the Alumnae House for parties or meetings

may be

parties

Sundays.

for a col-

lege party or meeting without charge. 6.

No

9.

and the President of the College.

following schedule:

GRANDDAUGHTERS CLUB CLASS OF I960

Editor's Note: The names of the students appear according to their class and are followed by their mother's

maiden name and

class.

Anne Batte (Hazel Poarch '29); Hannah Bowles (Mary Ware ent. '22); Betty Jo Cook (Josie Spencer '33); Jane (Janie

White

'31 );

Clute

Mary Lee Teel (Mary Page Wilmoth (Ethel Gish ent. '20).

'02);

and Patricia

CLASS OF 1959 Betty Sue Barbee

(Mamie Daniel

Ella Louise

Coggin '28); Sue Ann

Belle

'89

ent. ent.

—grandmother);

'33);

Echols ent. '38); Felecia Elliott '26); Sharon Fosque

ent.

Gaskins (Bessie Land

(Betty Carroll Lazenby

(Gladys Phillips '25); Beverly

Hamlet ( 'Virginia Mary Helen Jones (Mary Hazel McMillan '31); Katherine Key CVeta Martin '24); Nancy Knight ( Rosa Townes '26 ) Rebecca McGrath ( Rebecca Gillette '37); Lyn Madrin (Eva Powers Madrin '21, '50); Dickerson

ent. '24); Freida

'34);

Imogene Black-

Dean (Yates

Gray (Edith Estep '20); Faye

Sara

Oliver

(Eureka

Wenner '19, '28 ^grand(Feme Randolph ent. '25);

Oliver

mother); Joyce Pendleton

Louise Ponton (Eulalie Dickerson ent.

Nellie ChamJo Lynn Holland bers* '28); Emily Johnson (Louise Barksdale ent. '31);

(Chloe

Edith Richardson '29

Nancy Knowles

)

(

;

(Margaret

Barrett

'26);

Shirley

Lucy

(Alice Michael ent. '25); Agnes Lowry (Agnes Meredith ent.

'28);

Dorothy Marshall (Florence Nash

Hodges

Elizabeth Nichols (Eunice

ent. '16);

ent.

'24);

(Rosa Hunt

24

(

ent.

'03

Helen Glenn

—grandmother); '24

)

and

Snow

ent.

'05

(Bessie Barksdale ent. ent.

'22);

17); Helen Rilee

—grandmother); '26);

Ann

Scott

Roache

Evelyn

(Maud Raiford

Tae Wamsley (Margaret Hiner*

—grand—

'14

mother); Claudia Whipple (Lucy T. Bidgood*

ent. '86

grandmother, Claudia Fleming '30).

Betty Rawls

(Victoria (Edith Daughtrey ent. '27); Betty Spivey Gwaltney '28); Ann Wallace (Robbie Lee Raney '19); Julia Grey Wallace (Margaret Barham '27); Jackie Waller

Young

(Zelma

Sylvia Cogville

Garrett (Lottie Dixon Garrett '33, '54); Shirley Grizzard (

Blair

Martha

;

'26);

well (Imogene Carter ent. '25); Minnie Lee

Crowder '29);

Wooding

Clark (Sue

CLASS OF 1958

Crute

Nancye Allen (Cleo (Mary Luther Nunn*

CLASS OF 1961 Margaret Blackwell (Imogene Carter

ent. '25); Harriet

Butterworth (Mildred Elmore '30); Eileen Cahill (Martha

Helen Jean *

Deceased.

(Continued on Page 29)

Alumnae Magazine


SEVENTY-FIFTH FOUNDERS DAY March 14, 1959

TENTATIVE PROGRAM March

Friday, 3 to 6 P.

M. and

13

7 to 9 P.

7:00 and 9:00

Saturday,

March

Room

—Rotunda

M.

Registration for

M.

Spring Water Pageant

P.

14

8:15 to 10:15 A.M.

Room

Registration for

9:15 A.M.

—Rotunda

Alumnae House, Farmviile Alumnae Chapter,

Coflee,

Hostess

4:00

Alumnae-Student Program

12:45 P.M.

Luncheon

to

10:30 A.M.

Alumnae Business Meeting

5:00 P.M.

Open House

slip

is

even

happy if

to

welcome

you are coming

Supper

8:00 P.M.

Open House '04,

'09,

just

for the day Saturday.

Please check

1959 RESERVATION

name

fill

in

and return

to the

Alumnae

'19, '24,

'29,

'34,

'39,

'44,

'49,

and

'54.

Long-

are requested to return the following reservation

functions you will attend.

FORM Office before

MARCH

Maiden,

first

A.IHrp^s

I

Dining Hall

'14,

all

Home, Dr. and Mrs. Lankford

Alumnae House

at

Alumnae back on Founders Day. You

all

last

President's

—College

6:30 P.M.

Please

Married,

Auditorium

Dining Hall

2:00 P.M.

Classes holding reunions this year will be '89, '94, '99,

wood

—College

—Jarman

6

last

name

first

Class

Founders Day on_

shall arrive for

date

I

should like a reservation

n

I

n

I

should

like

Jo not wish

to

a

at

the College for the following nights

:_

room with.

room

reserved as I'm visiting

a student in college^ in

I

expect to attend the following:

Luncheon

Coffee

Tea

town

,

Entertainment

REGISTRATION FEE— $1.00 (Check may be enclosed with

The

A

cost of the

this

form, or fee

Founders Day Luncheon

charge for other meals

November, 1958

is

made

at

is

the

may be

paid at Registration Desk)

included in the Registration Fee.

following rates;

breakfast,

fifty

cents;

lunch, sixty cents;

and dinner, seventy-five

cents.

25


ABOUT YOUR CANDIDATES For

Presiileiit

—Minnie

Newport News. dent

Peninsula

the

of

Woman's

Lee Cnniipler Burger,

Minnie Lee

member

a

is

of

its

of

presi-

For Director

WUham

and she serves

school,

as

She

Lettie

She

is

Woman's

of the

Club, a

member

of the

Minnie Lee and

'23,

Lexington. Janie

H. Ruffner Chapter. She teaches president of the

For Director

N. C. Thelma

VMI

Roanoke chapter

—Thelma is

of

Alumnae.

Croye Smith,

'33,

of

Raleigh,

very active in the alumnae chapter, and

has a responsible office in the

Women

of the Church of

the Presbyterian Church.

Faculty

Lettie

Cox Laughon,

a retired school teacher,

to the

National

of the

BPWC.

For Director

NEA

and she has been a delegate She

convention.

is

Please help the nominating committee

Lynchburg.

'12,

immediate past president of the Lynchburg chapter.

Duvahl has

member

MAKE NOMINATIONS

Director is

a

Newport News Opera

board.

in

Wives Club. For

is

of the "Virginia Cancer Sociery, and also a board

—Janie Potter Hanes,

president of the

She received her M.D. from Medical College

of "Virginia.

member

active

is

her family attend the First Methodist Church.

is

gynecologist.

the

She

Chapter.

Club, and sings with the

Society and

'46,

immediate past

is

also a

member

elected

by

May

next year.

These suggestions should be sent in

1959.

Also the constitution states that any

1,

may send

ten alumnae in good standing

—Dr.

Duvahl Ridgway,

distinguislied

herself

as

'.33,

of Roanoke.

an obstretician and

If

received in writing by August

1,

it

in a nomination.

will

be printed on

the Ballot.

Read about your candidates, above, before you

BE SURE

by sending in

your suggestions for the vice presidents and a director to be

vote!

TO VOTE AND RETURN THE BALLOT BEFORE

MARCH

14,

1959

BALLOT PRESIDENT

NOMINATING COMMITTEE

(vote for one)

Minnie Lee Grumpier Burger

'AG

Phyllis Alley Carter '49x,

Ruth D. Hunt

DIRECTORS

Cox Laughon

Duvahl Ridgway

'12

Rocky Mount

Mildred Ragsdale Jackson

'25, '56,

Lucy Bralley Johnson

Hylas

'46,

Jeanne Hamilton Lafoon

'33

Thelma Croye Smith

26

Roanoke

(vote for two)

Janie Potter Hanes '23

Lettie

'32,

(vote for three)

'33

'54,

Lexington

Farmville

Louise Layne Shearer '19x, Lynchburg

Alumnae Magazine


HONOR ROLL

1958 Contributors for the year are listed by

Alumnae

This

classes.

list

was compiled from the contribution cards received

at

the

Office.

Margaret Garnett Trim Carrie Brighcwell

Gay Wilbourn Ruth Harding Coyner Wanda Harkradcr Darde Wii Hit Warren Jones Starritt Elsie

Hopkins

Mary Louise McKinney

STATI STI CS

:

Margaret Meagher 1891

Maude

Frances Trevvetr

1892

Number

of

Number

of

Alumnae

9,625

contacted

Alumnae who contributed

1,061 .

Blanche Gilbert

Lola B. Bland Pearle Cunningham Boyle Sarah Ferguson Thomas Janie Staples Chappell

1895

Mary Sue Raney Short Linwood Srubbs 1896 Rosalie Bland

Mary Frances Gray Munroe Mary Clay Hiner Fannie Hodnert Moses Jemima C Hurt Blanche Johnston Mitchell

McGeorge Gwathmey McGeorge Burke

Bessie Carrie Bettie

Murfee Ray

Mary Littlepage Powers Kearney Alda Reynolds Smith Lottie Wood Snead Grimes Scotia Stark Haggerty

W.

Bertha

Statrett

Carrie Sutherlin

Myrtle Brown Crump Pcpkins Amelia HoUand Jones Bessie Rimour Venable

.

.S5,717.'30

Mary Hannah Taylor Ruble

L.

Venable 1897

Emma

LeCato Eichelberger

Bland WiUiams Annie H. Cunningham Laura Harris Hines Lillie

Belle

Edith Leigh Dickey Morris Mary Ewell Hundley Georgie R. Gravely

Mears Miller

Lemon Davis

Bessie Clair Woodruff

Matilda Jones Plumley Nelly C. Preston

1900

Margaret

Goode Moore

Julia Harris Butterworth

Ida

Howard

Chiles Ehzabeth Pierce Harris Annie Pollard Bealle

Ehzaberh Watkins Houston

Adams Armstrong

Bessie Curtis Sinclair Henrietta C. Dunlap Elise Holland Perkins Bess Howard Jenrette Florence L. Ingram Nell D. Ingram Elizabeth B. Kizer Virginia Nelson Hinman Virginia Nunn Williams Minnie Esrelle Price Pearle Baughan Childrey Elizabeth Verser Hobson Pauline Brooks Williamson

1901 Jessie

Cox Locke

1907 Alice Lee Castle

Beulah Finke Horn

Maude Foster Gill Elizabeth Palmer Saunders Elizabeth Pinner Edith Steigleder Robinson Frances White Mertins

C

1902

Ould Rose Lee Dexter Ethel Cole Carrie

Bugg

1906 Louise

Marrha Feathersion

Goode Bugg

Claudine L. Kizer Frances Y. Smith 1903

Ruth Clendening Gaver

Beryi Morris Flannagan Lucy Rice English Leonora Ryland Dew

Evelyn Shirk Cary 1908 Virginia Blanton Hanburv Belle Burke Clara Burrus Frazer

Rosa Caldwell Mann Grace Graham Beville Georgeanna Newby Page

Mary

Frayser

Mary Henry Shackleford Mattox

Pearle

Whitman Knox 1904

Ella

Burger Morgan

Mary Lou Campbell Graham Bessie Carter Taylor Inez Clary McGeorge Marie Etheridge Bratten Jessie Virginia Finke

November, 1958

1911

Kathleen Baldwin MacDonald Carrie Lee Bell Elbert Pearl Berger Turnbull Sue Cook Booker Lucile Cousins James Nelie Fitzpatrick Jordan Mary Gladys Garnert Morris

Simpson Elizabeth Haskins Perkinson Emily W. Johnson Virginia Howard Johnson ElEe B. Milligan Lucy Phelps

Groves Mildred Sutherland Perdue

Anne

Parker

Thom

P. Dupuy Parish

Emma

Evelyn Natalie

Hamner Hardy Graham

Mamie Jones Johnson Hallie May McCormick Kendall Countess Muse Bareford Antoinette Nidermaier Phipps Blanche Nidermaier Vermillion Mary Perkins Fletcher Florence B. Rawlings

Martha Ritter Beaton Lucy Robins Archer

1914

Martha

J. Bill

Lockev Delp Rector Ethel Fox Hirst Carrie Galusha Mcllwaine

H.Jones Meta Jordan Woods Manning Harper Mary Susan Minton Reynolds

Pearl

Juanita

Grace

Sr.

Moorman

C.

Eleanor Parrott Hutcheson Bess M, Ritter Nellie Rogers Cornett

Constance Rumbough Josephine C. Shetrard

Alma Thomas Mary Margaret Umberger Groseclo Sadie Upson Stiff Elizabeth Wall Ward

Emma Ruth Webb Watkins Grace Welker Cofer

1915 Lula Belle Berger Terry CaUie Bolton Tvler Mary Elizabeth Codd Parker

Martha Drumeller Elizaberh Ewald Lively Francis I. Goldman Hill

Christine

MacKan Walke

Lucy A. Moss Harriettc Parrish Caldwell

Oast Fannie Scott Crowder Spitler

Booton

Mattie Belle Towler Snead

1912

Mary W. Anderson Latham Sallie Blankenship Adams Jean Boarwright Goodman Leta R. Christian Louise Davis Thacker

Hawthorne Lueck Myrrle E. Huddle Amelie Jones Garrison Amenra Matthews Crabill Annie Moring Fallwell Elizaberh

Louise Poindexter Susie Powell Peters

Annie Belle Robertson Paul Lelia E. Robertson Willie Robertson Brady* Given in her memory bv Annie Robei son Paul. L.

Summers Thomas Ross

1913 Ethel Abbitt Burke Ora Alphin Turpin Eva Anderson Grimes

Kathleen Barnett Fringer Ada R. Bierbower Thelma Blanron Rockwell Florence Boston Decker Virgilia

Bugg

Minnie Butler Albrighr Ola Chanell Berryman Sallie

Chew

1916 Eleanor Abbitt Scott Margaret Barnard Cassidy Lelia Carter

Thomas

Mae Cox Wdson Myrtle Dunton Curtis Peatl Ellett

Crowgey

Annie Sue Fulton Clark Louise Fulton Brenda GrifEn Doggett

Ruth Jamison Elizabeth Jarman

Nancy Dixie

Grace Freeman Huffman

Hardy

E. Lewis

McCabe

Hairston

Mary Ruth

Russell Piggott Russell Westover Alice Smith Starke Strohecker Nora

Anne Tucker Bradshaw Lucile Woodson Nicholson 1917 Elsie Bagby Butt Annie Lucile Ayre

May

Blankinship

Woods

Ruth Blanton Wood Kathleen Bondurant Wilson Lee Drumeller Vought Louis Drumeller East Lucille Geddy Crutcher

Ruth Howard Wilson Elizabeth Malcolm Hinternhoff

Marv Upson Williams Grace Walker Welch Kate Wooldridge Watkins 1918

Leslie

Katharine G. Diggs Jennie Earnest Mayo

Shepherd

Carey Jeter Finlev

Anna

Ruth Ward Sadler Anne Wilkinson Cox Edith Willis Reed Lillian L. Wilson

Mary

Hall

Bessie Bucher Pike

Sallie Perkins

Annie

Alice E. Carter Carrie Caruthers Johnson

Stull

Vera Tignor Sandidge

Thurzetta

1909

M.

Lucile Watson Rose EfEe Belle Wrenn Parham

Vedah May Warson Dressier

Annie Bidgood Wood Minnie Blanton Button

Elsie

Annie Tignor

Mary Carherine

Carrie Rennie Eason Sarah Virginia Stuart

Lockett Walton Marshall

McGehee

Daisy Stephenson Donaldson Maude Wallace Grace Warren Rowell

Moorman Morgan McCabe

Mary Paxton Trautmann Hattie Robertson Jarratt Caroline Roper White Mary Elizabeth Taylor Clark

Mildred Turner Price Alma Taylor Fincham

Mildred D. Cook

Grace B. Holmes Lena Marshall Carter Anna C. Paxton Mary Peck

Coppedge

Isabel Dunlap Harper Lucy Elcan Gilliam Emily Eirrh Smith Estelle Hall Dalton Julia Johnson Davis

Claire Gilliam

Kathleen Riley Gage Mary Roberts Pritchett 1899

Bessie

Willie Hodges Booth Ellen Moore Lee Wilson

Maude Newcomb Batte Alice Paulett Creyke Fannie May Pierce Alice Ware Eubank Frances R. Wolfe

Eileen Spaulding O'Brien

Ann Woodroof 1910 Florence Acree Conkling Julia Armistead Lee Cora Brooking Parker Mary Brooking Savedge

Julia Paulett

Soyars

Mary Day Parker

Betsey

Anne Mapp Winn

Frances Stoner Binns Lula Sutherlin Barksdale Virginia Tinsley

Willie

1905

Florence

Maud Anderson

Minnigerode Claytor Annie Moss McClure Margaret Percivall Whittle Katherine Ragsdale Brent Verna Reynolds Burton Halhe Rodes Willberger Mary Sterling Smith I!mily

Amount

Mattie Gunn Dorin Louise Twelvetrees Hamlet

1894

Nena Lochridge Sexton Alice Martin Horgan Jennie Martin Purdum Gertrude Martin Welch

Martha

S.

Bass

Kennedy Ruth Coleman Brown

Jessie Brett

27


Elizabeth

Mary Blackwell Parker Kathleen Sanford Harrison Louise Shoffner Putney

Cooke Graham

Arah Easterdav Dishman Ruth W. Harris Noia Johnson Bell Edna Kent Tilman Kathleen Moorman Mary Noel Hock Judith Shumate Mansfield Julia Stover Cacothers

Degree 1919 Margaret Shannon Morton Janet H, Peek

Catharme Riddle

Diploma 1924

Reva Blankenbaker Holden Dons Cochran Klotz Abbve M. Edwards Ethel Gish Wilmoth Gladys Hubbard Webb Elizabeth Jones Watkins Dorothy Luck Wilkinson

Veta Martin

Key

Belle Oliver Hart

Diploma 1919 Sally

Julia

Reid Crumpler

Frances

Barlow Smith

Mabel Boteler Kishpaugh Mvrtle Davis Watson Olive Ferguson Rives Vivian E. Glazebrook Elvira H. Jones Jean Morris Frances Louise Murphy

Ruby Overton Brooks

Degree 1925 Dorothy Askew Gayle Ruth L. Bartholomew

Mary Hunt Stump Lucile Walton Susie Watson St. Amant lean West Shields

Margaret Rogers Sanderson Rice Royall Sledd Jones Louise Thacker Murrey

Degree 1920

Diploma 1925

Diploma 1920 Mcintosh Gladys Camper Moss Irene Bridges

Emily

L. Clark

Mary

Mallie V. Barns Elizabeth Earnest Lucile Franklin Richardson Katherine Goode

Mary Haskins Ferguson Thelma Johnson Ross

Ethel Gildersleeve

Verliner Crawley

Emily Lawrence Hofler Hattie Lvthgoe Gwinn Gladys Phillips Fosque Dorothy Rawls Parker Sue Roper Pace

Elfreth Friend Shelburne

Olive Smith

Aldona McCalmont Bradshaw

Selina H. Hindle

Eleanor McCormick Mitchell Janie Rew Mapp Annie C. Salley Portia L. Spencer Louise Trotter Wooten Annie Winslow Baxter

Ruth Jennings Adams Gladvs Moses McAllister

E.

Wood

Elizabeth

Bowman

Bugg Hughes

Sue Puckett Lush Fannie B. Shorter Ann Smith Greene Kate G. Trent Martina Willis Lucille Wright Eberwine

Degree 1921 Helen Draper

Diploma 1926

Edith Harrell McCarthy Katharine Stallard Washington

Diploma 1921 Irene Anderson Turner Sally Barksdale Hargrett

Sue Brown Harrison Flora Clingenpeel Patterson Justine Gibson Patton Carolyn L. Harrell

Frances Jordan Moore Frances MacKan Adams Mildred Mitchell Holt

Omohundro Alice M. Presson Cobb Lila W. Sinclair Ruby

Diploma 1922 Bristow Trevvett Catherine Brooking Pnddy Lillian

Margaret Dozies Carter Virginia Hardin Cowling Alise

Hams

Nettie Lucille

Mary Mary

Mary Banks Fretwell Mary A. Billups Mary Billups Hartman Thelma Deaton Beam Sarah Virginia Hall Kent Ellen Hufton Shackelford Kathryne Landrum Smith Esther Love Roane Catherine Rvland Daisy Belle Shafer Wilroy

Mary Thomas White Edna Welchim Lena Welchlin

Paulett

Anna Vries Carter Thelma Yost Lehmann

Rahily

McNulty Oertly Rash Rooke

Christine Reid Anderson S.

Simmons

Deg

1923

Mary George Bolen Eilen Carlson Hopper Anne Meredith Jeffers Elizabeth Moring Smith Mary Nichols Marjorie S. Thompson Lois T. Williams

Diploma 1923 Charlotte Anderson Eaton Lois Childress Bennallack Violet Cleasby Elizabeth Coleman Echols

Jane Dyer Groseclose Lillian Griffin Turner Margaret Mason Cooper Janie Potter Hanes Alice Rumbough Stacy Bettie Shepard

Degree 1927

Hammond

Virginia Graves Krebs Elva Hedly Redding

Louise Richardson Lacy Carrie Flournoy Spencer Mildred Spindle Virginia Vincent Saffelle Orline White

Diploma 1927 Margaret Barham Wallace

Duke

Virginia Fitzpatrick Harper Louise Gary Alkrie Elizabeth Gordon Chenery

Kathryn Hargrave Rowell Laura Hurt Elmore Ormond Marshall Gary Maude Rountree Taylor Lena Somers Pennington Evelyn Thurston Daughtry Margaret Watkins Bridgeforth Katherine Wilkinson Williamso

Mary Williams Powell

Hill

Degree 1924

28

Sylvia Yost

Diploma 1929 Eunice Bassett Leyland Joy Burch Sheffey Elsie Clements Hanna Katherine Cooke Butler Mabel Cowand Smith Mildred Deans Shepherd Elizabeth Lacy Helen McHenry McComb

Pugh Rhodes Glenna Watts Shepard Alice

Alice

Wimbish Manning Degree 19^0

Alice Hamner Woll Susie Hyatt Winslow Margaret Leonard Dillard Etta Marshall Stubbs Grace B. Moran

Alyce Page Adams McLemore Harriet

Booker Lamb

Rachel Royall Laura Smith Langan

Mildred Elmore Butterworch Judith Fenner Barnard Louise Hurt Fauber Susie Reames Beville Louise Seay Harrup

Degree 1931 Frances Armentrout Irwin Carolyn Cogbill Eleanor H, Dashiell Mildred F. DeHart Annie Etta Denit Darst Elizabeth Dutton Lewis Pauline Gibb Bradshaw

Mabel Gregory Craig Alice Harrison Dunlap Catherine Jones Hanger Martha Laing Pearson Catherine McAllister Wayland Margaret Nuttall Coaker Georgia Putney Goodman Ehzabeth Temple Lucy Lee WiUiams Irene Wilson Hardy Susan Yancey Farnsworth

Diploma 1931 Esther Kutz Rusmisel Pauline Lanford Stoner

Degree 1932

Mary Bristow Garber Louise Clavton Fannie Haskins Withers Rurh Dudley Hunt Ellen Jones Huffman Elizabeth McCauley Campbell Cleo Quisenberrv Kent Catherine Ritter Zeno Nancv Shaner Stickler Elsie

b. Story

Martha von Schilling Katherine Watkins

Stuart

Diploma 1952 Lou Covington Rogers

Ann

E.

Davis

Virginia Huntsberry Shockev

Marv Sue Jacob Frances E. Newman Estes Mary Virginia Robinson

Annie Louise Via Beverlv Wilkinson Powell Maria Dorothy Williams

Diploma 1934 Edna Dawley Gibbs

Goodwin Smith Chesta Hubbard Momssette Virginia Inge Eddins Pauline Jones Walker Sara

Laeta Barham Hirons Sarah Beck Crinkley Christine Childrey Chiles

Lena Gardner Sammons Ila Harper Rickman Elizabeth B. Haskins

McCoy

Degree 1933

Ann Mann Wilds Maude Rhodes Cox Nelle Ryan Gardner Virginia Saunders Nott Elizabeth Vassar Pickett

Diploma 1935 Louise Ridgway Freese Alise Wells Stoner

Degree 1936 Helen Boswell Ames Berkely Gregory Burch Margaret Clark Hanger

Audrey Clements Lawrence Winnie F. Eubank

Kennedy

Ida Bell Foster

Amanda Gray Susan Gresham Toms Eugenia Harris Bvrdie Mae Hillsman Lucv Potter Kirks Dorothv Rhodes Putney Elizabeth Sutton Stetrner Susie Robinson Turner Marcia Hundley Vick Tac Waters Mapp Mary Lee Wells Miller

Sara

Diploma 1936 Canada Glover Degree 1937

Mary Adams Cooper M. Bland M. Dungan Merwyn Gathright Rhodes

Janice Carrie

Martha Hamlet Davis Frances Hudgins Finley Katherine Irbv Hubbard

Mamie McDamel Ruth Myers Margaret Pittard Chewning Virginia Tilman Aebersold Marguerite York Rupp

Diploma 1937 Ruth James Moore

Frances E. Armistead

Lucille Crute Coltrane

Diploma 1928

Margaret Otten Stuart Margaret Parker Pond Alice Rowell Whitley Edith S. Shanks

Bonnie

Via

Lillian

Winston Cobb Weaver

Frances Treakle Whaley Elizabeth Weston Yeary

Degree 1934 Nannie Cooper Terry Alice Disharoon Elliott Margaret Morton Garnett Nancy Harrison McLaughlin Frances R. Horton Margaret Hunter Watson Ruth N. Jarratt Alice McKay Washington Mary Berkeley Nelson

Ann Jones Bmns Lucille Jones Clarke Jean McClure Thomas

Mae Bramm

Margaret Grace Lifsey Virginia Moore Raine Marnetta Souder

Mary Olston Rush Anne Watkins

Degree 1935

Diploma 1930 Mayo Beatv Dotson Marv Canada Butler

Harriett Elizabeth Brown Alice Carter Stone

Hazel

Ruth Haskins Barner Avis C. Hunt Jennie Hurt Butler Beulah Jones Schuleen Marjorie O'Flaherty Davis

Roche Michaux Padgett

Degree 1928

Henrietta Jane Treakle

Agnes Walker

Margaret Walton

Emma Woods Hollomon

Elizabeth Crute Goode Harrier L. Foster

Daphne GiUiam Wool

Louise

Page Trent Bird Clotilda Waddell Hiden Lorena Wilcox Leath

Ethel Bibb Rodes A, Scott

Sammy

Degree 1926

Kathleen Gilliam Smith Katherine Krebs Kearsley Agnes Lash Richardson

Helen

Rhodes

Lillian

Moore

Beulah Green

Degree 1929 Kathryn Bully Nancy Denit Eastman Margaret G. Finch Margaret Hubbard Seely

M, Walker

Lily

Ruby

Audrey White Harris

Louise Bares Chase Louise Bland Morgan

Diploma 1933 Catherine Davis Sumner Frances Dorin Mears

Lois Virginia

Cox

Rachel McDaniel Biscoe Fay Martin Barrow Marguerite Massey Morton Harriet Moomow Leek Katherine PanniU Gay A. Richardson

Duvahl

B.

Ridgway

Degree 1938

Mary Allen Westmoreland Mary Clay Atwill Marv S. Berger Geneva Blackwell Camp Sarah Katherine Carter

Mary Cox Beck Richie

Ellis

Chandler

Virginia Elizabeth Gates

Edith Maria Hammack Evelyn Hastings Palmore Nora Jones Culpeper

Mary Harward Smith

Hildegarde Ross Sarah Rowell Johnson Jane Royall Phlegar Virginia Santord Reveley

Blanche Lane Peele Lillian Minkel

Florence Nash Marshall

Dorothy Wootton Britton

Norvell

Edrie Brinkley Clay Bertha Chappell Lane

Montague Jones

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.

Mabel Murden Johnson Alice Nelson King Virginia Price Waller

Mary Putney Osborn Nan C. Seward Brown Elizabeth Shipplett Jones

Louhe

Shore Florence Rose Smith Nannie Trent Carlton Elise Turner Franklin Margaret Tutpin Burke F.

March Mary Vaughan Driscoll

Helen Hardy Wheat Betty Harpet Wvatt Elizabeth E.

Leona

1939

Dorothy Adkins Young Louise Anthony McCain Evelyn Beale Crenshaw Pattie Bounds Sellers Elizabeth Buike Murkland Dressier Turner Ann Dugger Mcintosh Jane Fowler Olson Betty

W.

Gates

Nancy Hunter Cathetine Maynard Pierce Virginia Oakes Morgan Fannie

Mae

Putney Boykin

Anna Ramsey James Annie Taylor Owens Doris Thomas Carrie Yeatts Barbee 19-40

Frances Alvis Hulberc Anne BiUups Jones Anita Carrington Taylor Laura Crawley Birkland Judith Gathright Cooke Charligne Hall Chapman Jane Hardy McCue

Mildred Harry Dodge Mary Louise Holland

Rosemary Howell Sara Keesee Hikheimer Irene Kitchen Elizabeth Harris Loving Helen Riss McDowell Anna Maxey Boelt Lorana T. Moomaw

Mary Simmons Goodrich Myra Smith Ferguson Nancy Smith Hundley 1941 Lucille Barnett

Myttlc Borum Bradley Laura Boteler Cowne Rebecca Corr Garnett

Dunn Whitlow Mary Sue Edmonson McGhe.

Elizabeth Garrett Rountrey

Grant Hovle Louise Hall Ziikle Nell Sue Hall Wilbourne Harriette Haskins Eubank Maiian Lee Heard Marie Louise Kendrick Eunice M. Lipscomb Effie

Maude McChesnev Wine Mary Hille McCoy Frances Pritchett Lippincott

Dorothy Scott Geneva E. Smith Helen Ttuitt Forrestine Whitaket Holt Nancy Wolfe Borden

Anna Parker Hampton Gloria Pollard Thompson

Annie Oakes Burton Hope Duke Beck Constance Heather Poland Lucye HiUsman Martha Hylton

Jerohen Titmus Helen Williamson Fofesman Nancy Williamson Cole

Kimbfough Pettus Joan Matie Moore Emma Moss

1942

Helen M. Hawkins Kathiyn Hawthorne Smith Polly Hughes Weatheis Arlene Hunt Mildred Morris Hertzberg Virginia Morris Jones Mary Mottley Stapf Nancy Naff" Austin Elizabeth Parker Stokes Maty Purdum Davies Beverley Purkins Schaaf Frances Rosebro Garrett Julia Smith Borum Helen Wentz Forbecker

1943 Bartlett Straughan Margaret Bowling Bowden Evelyn S. Breedlove Ann Brooks Givens

May

Dorothy Childress Marie Davis Lilly Gray Zehmer

Hill

November, 1958

Dorothy Toland Cooper Jo Anne Dyer Ridenour Dolly Baker Harrell Martha Isaacs Slayton Barbara Mitchell Dorothy Motris Bettv Jean Persinger

Wade Davis Margaret White Crooks

Harriette

Ann Wendenburg

Ann Younger

Dorothy Vaden

Frances Pattetson

Georgia Bailev Mason

Jane Ruffin House Edith Sanfoid Kearns Mary Preston Sheffey

Betty Bakei Rhyne Ann Burnette Younget Edith Duma Lindsey Charlotte Jones Gteenbaum Gtetna Perkins Virginia Spencer Wnek Kathryn Terry Wilson

Lipscomb

Maug

Ransdcll

White Dorothy L. Cummings Eula Doggett Drewerv Shirley Cruser

Evelyn Grizzard Graybeal Dorothy Davis Holland

Copeland Johnson Lillian Livesay Edwards

1952

Shirley Livesay Virginia McLean Phatr Rachael Peters

Thomas

1953 Hortense Connelly Iva Forgie

Mary

Ann Hundley Brame Marshburn

Martha Watkins Meigler

Virginia Anderson Justis Edith Apperson Margaret Mae Ballard

Rachacl Brugh Holmes Doris Burks Stanley Anne Dickinson Catlson Margaret Ellett Andetson Annie Ellis Lewis Marv Fontaine Crenshaw Kathetine Kearsley Williams Barbara Kellam Grubbs Betty O'Connor Newlander

Elizabeth Elliott Belle Branson Fitzgerald

Betty Hancock Beard Virginia Hansel

Mary Lu James Saavedra Elizabeth

J. Jenkins Margaret Barrett Knowles

Gladys Marsh Harvey

Jackie Pond Frances Raine

Betty Jo Jennings Curran Anne C. Jones Sarah Jones Light Bessie Chapman Layne Maude Collins Shelton Margaret Steele Sutphin

Evelyn

Rowe

Elva Fleming Warren

Honorary Members

Helen Tanner Margaret Taylor Barlow

Mary B. Barlow Houston Blackwell

Betty Tvler

Sibyl

Henry Vincent Worthy Johnson Crafts Dabney S. Lancastet

Bettie Van de Riet Baecher Freia Goetz Vaughan

Field

Christine Shiflet Maxey Cornelia Smith Goddin Eloise Sfancell Godsey

GRANDDAUGHTERS CLUB

Tavlor Burnam

Violetta

1957

Gale Branch Gillespie Anne Ligon Caldwell Maude Moseley Cook Nancy Deaton Jones Lotetta June Dressier

Erma Poarch

Ann Gray Cook

Ann

1956 Virginia Co%vles

Joan Darnell Cowley Maty Davis Freddie Sue Garber Srewart Mildied Ragsdale Jackson Georgia Mabrey Jackson Beatrice Jones Lewis Elizabeth Clay Sutherland Maude Clav Sutherland Helen Wilder Colley

Dolores Hoback Kanner Marie Jackson

Buck

Anne Ward

Betty Jane West

Berty Borkev Banks

Margaret H. Pattie Margie Pierce Harrison Esthet Shevick Mildred Shiflett Toomer

Mary Overbev

Shirley

Bobbie Wall Edwards

1946

Silver

Marjorie Smallwood Summei Frances Spindler McAllister

1951

Rachel joyner Taylor

Spradlin Virginia Treakle

1955

Annie Swann

Margaret Stewart Eleanor Wade Ttemblay

Wente

Martha Jane Bailey Judith Cable Funk

Carol Stoops Droessler

Martha Higgins Walton Nell Hollowav Elwang Doiothy Hudson

Kitty Maddox Nell Morrison

Else

Patsy

Ellen Stone Davis

Bernice Blair Perkins Lelia Dowell Ringler Edith Garcia Uribe

Nellie Kathatine Allen Lucille Bell Batnes Lucy Brallev Johnson

Hattie Pugh Jean Smith Lindsey Virginia Sutherland

Jean Pritchett Williams Patsy Ritter Jack

1945 Marilyn Bell Roper

Wilson

iConlinutd jrom Page 2-n 1948

Virginia Barksdale Rotter Elizaberh Louise Barlow Virginia Dawley Capron Caroline Eason Roberts Elizabeth Faison Elizabeth Gunter Travers

Anne Perrow Ellen Porter Koolman

Kathetine Buck

Eason Mercer Joscelvn Gillum Silva Katherine Johnson Hawthorn

Anne Carmines

Lucille Mann Pierce Sarah Mapp Messick Ora Mitchell Parker

Bowie Brooks Marian Breeden Nancy Bruce Maitland

Julia

Stetrett

Elizabeth Islin SafFelle

Dorothy Batten Kitchin

Virginia

1944

Mary

Holland Cox Wanda Doll Dolis Home Gwaltnev Elsie

Flotence Catr McClanahan

1947

Blanche Daughtrev Helen Dunkley

Nell Hurt Copley

1950 Frances Allen Jean Anderson Smith Marjorie Boswick Michael

Mary Quillen Reid

Anne Rogers Stark Jerry Smith Shawen Elsie Stossel

Anne Cock Bruno Avis

1954

Tillett

Watson Puce Mary Louise Wells

Vitginia

Sarah Wade Owen Janie Patterson

Viola Turtle

Katherine D. White Janie Lee Young Green

Elizabeth Spindler Scott

Ruth

McCoy

Moomaw

Estalme Anderson

McCtaw

Martha Anderson Rollings Catherine F. Bickle Louise Brooks Howard

Nancy Chambers Sue Davis Breeding Jean Edgerton Winch Marian Hahn Sledd

Nancy Hughes Robinson

Stine ent. '33

)

Jane Freeman

;

Betty Sue Dickenson (

(

Elizabeth

Rebecca Dryclen '31);

Rowe '28) Gorham ;

Cherry

Ann Harrell (Margaret Cobb Ann Whiting Hill (Ann Elizabeth Guy '31); Margaret Ann Jefferies Mattie 'Virginia Hanes grand(Helen Crisman '25); Betty

'27);

(

Elizabeth Moseley

Anne Motley Tiedemann Bettv Scroggins Nichols Ella

Smith Harrell

Betty Jean Snapp Fawcett Ruth Stephenson

mother); Jean Johnson (Louise Johnson '32); Anne Lee Lillaston

(Anna Lee Bowden

'30);

Peggy MuUin; Mary-

Ellen

anna Overholt (Mary Ida Burroughs

Coralie Woolridge

Parker (Ora Mitchell Parker '54); Constance Porter (Vir-

Ward Faircloth Marian Wittkamp 1949

Dalila Agostini Amend Phyllis Alley Carter Lois Callahan

Katy

Ellis

Reid

ent. '21); Clara

Lee

ginia

Coleman

'33); 'Wirtley Raine ("Virginia

Sally

Thomas

(Louise Dyer "Whitlock '30); Janet Under-

wood (Bertha

Bernice Harris

'03

Sylvia

Holhngsworth Maty Hundley Abbitt

ent.

Nancy Jessee Woodwatd Jesse Pickett Carter Violet Ritchie Morgan Ethel Sims

Bonner

Moore

Eraser ent. '27); Marie Waller (Rosa

—grandmother —grandmother )

Dorothy

;

'05

Etheridge ent. '21

)

;

Wheeler

and Hannah White

(

(

'28);

Hunt

Mayme

Margaret

)

29


Anne Davis Hill '58; Mrs. Harry Foster Hayes Jeanne Lynch Hobbs '55; Mrs. James

7iJeddca<^ ^eili^ Anne

Shirleye

Adams

Mrs.

'56;

John

Franklin Daniel

wood Warheld, Jackson Yates

Ames

Patricia

Mrs. Calvin Nor-

'58;

Jr.

Anderson

Essie Juanita

Mrs. Charles

'59;

III

Custis

Ashby

'57;

Montellouse Robinson,

lard

Emily Wren Atkinson Dupriest Williams Madeline Elnore Bailey

'58;

Mrs. Wil-

Jr.

Baird

Leslie

Wendell Harmon Nancy Lou Baker Emory Cooper, Jr.

Mary Ann

Mrs. William

'5S;

Ronald

Mrs.

'54;

Lawrence

Mrs.

Mrs. Frank Joseph

mond Eugene Reed Beck

Mrs.

William Everett

'57;

Mrs. Joseph

S.

Ann Browder

Mrs.

'57;

Dillon

Calvin Hamlett Margaret Ada Brown '48x; Mrs. Clinton Wright Taylor Alice Eliza Buck '56; Mrs. Glenn C.

Bramble Dorothy Huntington Bullock Robert David Kidwell

Ann Newcomb

6lx;

Mrs.

Burgess '55; Mrs. Wilbur L.

Margaret Jane Cadwallader '58x; Mrs. Loren Hiddleson Anne Ligon Caldwell '57; Mrs. Charles

Osborn Cake Alice Lee Callaway '56x; Mrs. Alexander

Theodore Papp, Jr. Notre Shirilee Campbell '6lx; Mrs. Richard

Henry

Margaret Anne Capehart '60x; Mrs. George Carroll Wilkinson, Jr. Barbara Ann Carter '56; Mrs. Parke Hunter Cox, Jr. Frances Eleanor Cartwright '59; Mrs. Wil-

Helen

Marie

Moore Casey

'51x;

Mrs.

Walter

Beville Plane Betty June Chaney '56x; Mrs. James Boyce

Clark Janet Elizabeth Chase '60x; Mrs. Bronson

Ewing Stoneman Nancy Cowan Childress

'60x; Mrs. William Cirgus Smith Carolyn Hopkins Clark '57; Mrs. Gerald

Ray Doyle Jacqueline Withers Clarke '59x; Mrs. Jack

Woodrow Johnson Olivia

Anne Coleman

Whitehead Alfriend Nancy Holland Cousins Ray Niblack Annette Grain

'58;

30

'57;

Mrs. Rhea Hinson, Jr. '49; Mrs. James Na-

East

Watkins Gaynelle Edwards '55; Mrs. William Henry thaniel

Riddick

II

Martha Davis Elder

'57;

Mrs. John Wil-

liam Hauck Ann Elliott '60x; Mrs. James Norphlett Haskett Barbara Lee Felthaus '57x; Mrs. William

Henry Beckstoffer

Adams Fitzgerald '59; Mrs. Charles David Tarter Rosalie Ann Fore '59x; Mrs. George Jean Glass Elizabeth Sharon Fosque '60x; Mrs. John Peyton Snead IV Hurt Friend '58x; Mrs. Taliaferro Crawford Dickerson III Charlotte Ann Fudge '57; Mrs. Granville M. Grant Nancy Hathaway Gailey '58x; Mrs. John Arthur Heuser Carolyn Faye Garner '58; Mrs. Billie Douglas Jacobs Linda Ann Garrison '58; Mrs. Thomas Pollard Bowe, Jr. Rosalie Rosencrance Gear '58; Mrs. Stephen Carroll Pool Sarah Wilson Glenn '57x; Mrs. Carl Joseph

Koenig

Mary Constance Gouyer M. Sanders

'57x; Mrs.

Edward

Charlotte Louise Greeley '43; Mrs. James J.

Murphy Ann Grubb

'58;

Mrs. Benjamin Lee

Hall

Annabelle Gwaltney Cleveland Nelms

'60x;

Mrs.

'56;

Mrs.

Robert

Mrs. Monte

Doris Rea

Home

Howard

Miller

Sarah Coleman Hackworth '58; Mrs. Walter Ridgway Ryan, Jr. Bettie Louise Haga 59x; Mrs. Wallace

Lowman McGinness Hannah Spencer Haile

'59x; Mrs. Dabney Overton, Jr. Evelyn Finks Hall '56; Mrs. Stephen Douglas English III Patsy Jane Hamner '56; Mrs. Alvin H.

Smirh Elaine Raye Handy '58; Mrs. Arthur Hatheld Parker Jacqueline Lou Harnsberger '58; Mrs. Rob-

Mrs. Richard

Mrs. William Atwill Gwaltney Margaret Ann Hudnall '57; Mrs. Stephen '54;

Emily Anne Irby

Mrs. John Feland

'58;

McDowell

Ann Jarman

Cornelia

'59x;

Mrs.

Howard

Edward Huffman Elizabeth Jeanette Jenkins '57; Mrs. John Faulconer Ware, Jr.

Ann Mae

Jeter

Mrs.

'58;

Billy

Charles

Collins

Genevieve Joatton (French informant

'55-

'56); Mrs. Jeangabriel Mortamet Ann Harris Johnson '47x; Mrs. Robert

Donald Thomas, Jr. Carmen Linnea Johnson

'60x; Mrs.

Neill

Zilles Baxter

Lenora

Ann

Jones

Mrs.

'56;

James

L.

Mitchell, Jr.

Maggie Jane Kell

Mrs.

'59;

Hampton H.

Newbill, Jr. Edith Kay Kellam '60x; Mrs. Robert Lee Spruell Helen Beth Kelsey '56; Mrs. Charles L. Breckinbridge Carol Catherine King '58; Mrs. Malcolm

Bruce Robertson Virginia Leigh King '55; Mrs. L. N. Mitchell Elleanor Gage Koch '54; Mrs. Hugh Man-

Wilson

uel

Janet Cowling vin Boyd

Kuyk

Susanne LaFontaine

'57x; Mrs. '58;

James Cal-

Mrs. James David

George Genevieve Laloux (French informant '56-

Hem Chand

'57); Mrs. Betty

Ray Lazenby

'59x;

Jain

Mrs. Charles R.

Markham Gail Alden Leonard '56; Mrs. Norman Leigh Negaard Martha Jane Lloyd '58x; Mrs. Paul Edward

Westphal,

Jr.

Virginia Lee Londeree '58; Mrs. Robert Saunders Fulcher Winnie Hope Louhoff '56; Mrs. Joe Green Davis, Jr. Geraldine Garland Luck '57x; Mrs. Zenon Josef Siekirski Frances Marcella

Thomas Wynne

Herbert Jo

Ann McLelland

McBride

Mrs.

'60x;

Short '56x; Mrs. Francis Ben-

jamin Garey Jean McNeal Louis Greene

Shirley

Bett^-e Belle

Maas

'56;

'58;

Mrs.

Everett

Mrs. Richard Shaw

Tilley

Nancy Lee Maddox

'50;

kins Carrington Emily Elizabeth Mallory sell

Mrs. John Wat'60x;

Mrs. Rus-

Bertram Crews

Beverly Jean Marsh '53; Mrs. Robert

York

Martha Ann Marks '59x; Mrs. George Edward Dobyns Virginia Carolyn Michael '53; Mrs. Iver

Holmes Lewis Margaret Hawkins '57; Mrs. Frank Ennis Alberta Ellen Hawley '52; Mrs. Fred W.

Jerrold Johnson, Jr. Linda Ann Miller '58; Mrs. Doc Stovall Kathryn Rebecca Miller '55; Mrs. William

Harpine Eva Hedley Redding

Mary Florence

ert

May '5^x;

Mrs. Robert Bruce Allen '6lx; Mrs. Thomas

Crenshaw Oliver Knight II

Lillian Beale

Sandra Dyer

Shirley

Little

liam Charles

Mrs. Richard

Ketcham

Sara Alice Dusinberre '58x; Mrs. Richard Strong Knapp Martha Elizabeth Dyches '6lx; Mrs. John Shackelford Draper

Sarah

Gillespie, Jr.

Virginia

Boone

Sandra

Anne Blankenship '56; Mrs. Gene Rogers McCain Waynne Page Boyden '59x; Mrs. Alvin Webb Dunbar Shirley

Gale Selwyn Branch

'54;

W.

Sherrie

Mrs.

'60x;

Kermit Sharpley, Jr. Rosa Kent Bishop '53x; Harvey Kline

Patricia

Sue Donnelly

Patricia

Anne Mercer

Barnett '58;

Jean

Waters

Piatt

Mrs. Bernard

'58;

Trapp, Jr. Suzanne Hall Barr '58; Mrs. Robert Gentry Kendall Margaret Frances Beavers '57; Mrs. RayBeatrice

Irving

Louisa Fontaine Washington Dawson '46x; Mrs. John R. Smucker Mary Leigh Deane '58; Mrs. Willie Edward Boisseau Jane Denton 60x; Mrs. William Holland Ellen Brent Dize '55; Mrs. Paul

Leroy Warren

Rebecca

W.

Wallace

Mae Alcock

Shirley

Virginia Clare Davis '55; Mrs.

Francis Dorsey, Jr. Betty Holmes Hodnett '57; Brinkley Jackson

De La

Barre '27; Mrs. Richard

Anita Louise Heflin '58; Mrs. James Roderick Allen, Jr.

Lantz Simpson Miller '58; Mrs. John Ramsey Aldridge Bonnie Jean Moore '56; Mrs. Thomas Lee Vest

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Alumnae Magazine


Tommy

Edith Jones Bayly '45, a son,

St(n^

Joan Knight Jones Loy

Ifcii/^i^

Alexander,

Mary Ka>r Borkey

Betty Adams Coleman '46, a daughter. Elizabeth Ann Colleen Agee Rixey '47x, a daughter. Sarah

Bradish Doris Allen Mays '59x, a son, Larry Wayne Jean Anderson Smith '50, a daughter, Re-

Ann

becca

Jean Anderson Guthrie '55, and Derwood F. Guthrie '58, a daughter, Cyndia Faye Lillian Anderson Nichols '39, a daughter, Carol Sue Barbara Andrews Morgan '56x, a daughter, Barbara Gayle Frances Andrews Hicks '53, a son, James

Thomas Virginia Ayres Johnston '57x, a dau.ghter Frances Bacon Nicodemus '5^x; a daughter, Cynthia Carmen

Georgia Bailey Mason

William

'51. a son.

'

Albert, Jr.

Virginia Baker Crawley '37, a daughter Margaret Bear Morrison '45, a daughter, Billups

Bottom

'58x,

Pamela Elizabeth Connie Blaiikenship Charles Edward. Jr.

a

daughter,

'52,

Faris

a

son,

Marjorie Bosuick Michael '50, a daughter, Alice Caroline Susie Bowie Brooks '50, a daughter, Cary Sara Lu Bradshau' Chenery '52, a son, Alan III

Bradshaw Butler '55, a daughter, Deborah Anne Braga Shinner 47x, a son, Anthony Julia Sylvia

Norman Mary Brame

Trotter '52, a daughter, Leigh

Harper Barbara Brown Moore Allen Beatrice Brtich

Nomeka

Wilson

'52,

a son, Charles

'47x, a son,

Mark

Bryant Sours '50x, a son, David

Elizabeth

Buck

Muse

'50,

a

daughter,

Katherine Tucker Margaret Bullock Mills '59x, a daughter,

Ann

Elizabeth

Josephine Bt/rley Kathleen Ellen

Adams

'55x, a daughter,

Mary Campbell Higgins Phyllis

Campbell Lee

Clayton,

'55x, a son '56x, a son,

John

Jr.

Betty Cantrell Frazier

Owen

'58x, a son, Stephen

Jean Carrello Lynch '50x, a son, James Michael Barbara Caskey Hopkins '53, a daughter, Lisa

'57, a

son

Linwood

a son. '55,

a daughter,

Susan Lee

Mary Lou Dondley Lindsey

'45, a daughter,

Jan Betty Drumheller Staples '57x, a son, Bryan

Keith Arlene Duncan Garrett '58x, a daughter, Susan Dianne Jean Edgerton Winch '48, a daughter,

Dawson Elizabeth Georgia Edmonds Shoop

'57x, a daughter,

Debbie Hilda Eduards Tall

'50, a daughter,

Marie

Gay

Joyce Cheatha?u Harvey '53, a son, John Hunter, Jr.

Lillian Elliott

min

a

daughter,

'47.

son,

a

Bondurant

'46, a son, Benja-

Batten

Earless

'56,

a

daughter,

Andrea Leigh Lelia

Mae

Ferratt Leggett '50, a daughter,

Robin Lee Eishback Crosen Carolyn Lynn Rebecca Fizer Allison '56, Shirley

'56,

a

daughter,

Jane

Anne Ford

Francis '49, a son, Robert Ford

Elizabeth Forrest Somma '55x, a son, Forrest Anthony Mary Frances "Penny" Gilmer Brandon 52x, a son, Alfred Blair Esther Gojfigon Maxey '49, a daughter,

Marjorie Ann Sarah Graham Wells '52, a daughter, Margaret Hardy Alice Green Phaler '45, a son, Billy Berry-

man

Robin Marian Hahn Randolph

'44x,

a

son,

'52.

a

daughter,

'48,

a

son,

James

Debra Kay Ruth Hill Bailey

'39,

Purnell Jane Hobson Lanier

a '44,

daughter, Jeanne a

son,

William

Dews

Ann Coleman Ross '56, a man Noram Jean Croft Atkins

daughter Hersey Hutt Coyle '45, a son, Joe Mary Lu James Saavedra '57x, a daughter,

son,

John Cole-

Susan Elizabeth

Robbie Cromar Rilee Smith

Nell Dalton Michael

November, 1958

'50, a daughter, Ellen

'52,

a

son,

Robert

'48,

a daughter,

Ann

Nancy Hughes Goodman

Goodman

Ginna

daughter,

a

Virginia McLean Pharr a daughter, Elizabeth Anne Pat Maddox Goodloe '45, a son, Neal, Jr. '52,

Mallory Hutcheson '56x, a son, Willard Edward June Manlore Pruden '55. a son. Thomas E. Shirley

Lucy

Mann

Pierce

'54.

William

son.

a

Katherine Miller Hendrick '55x, a daughter, Katherine Duncan Audrey Morse Tillet '55, a son Rebecca Norfleet Meyer '46, a son, Robert Norfleet Stokes Overbey Sylvia Overton

Howard

'52, a

son

McLaughlin '57x, a son, William Woods Mary Sue Owens Hopkins '58x, a daughBetty

Susan Cathleen

Rea

Pairet

Watson

'49,

a daughter,

Parker Dobyns '57, a daughter, Denise Cecile Parr Tunstall '45, twin daughters, Jane Ann and Betty Gray Virginia Parson Parson '45, a son, George Patti

Lee Patti Poffenberger

Krause '55x, a daughter,

Marcia Kaye Porter Koolman Anneka Ellen

Ellen

Ruth Radgona Heaps

a

daughter,

a son,

'55,

Hunt Moore

'57 and Herbert

a son,

David Hindle

'A6, a

Patricia

Jackie Jardine Wall '52x, a daughter, Marjorie Lancaster

Annette Jones Birdsong Lee

'50, a son,

Warren

Charles

Jr.

Reames

Sylvia

'54,

'49,

'54.

Picardat a son, Scott Keiter '55, a daughter, Bonnie

Beth '53, a son,

Walter Anderson III Robinson and Mrs. Robinson a daughter, Barbara William

Eric L.

Nancy Hughes Robinson

'56, a daughter,

'45,

Mary Meade Robertson Edwards Sledd

Edward, Jr. Emily Hastings Baxter '51x, a son, James Edwards Nancy Jean Haynes Hall '53x, a daughter,

Ncjvella

Hahn

McGuire

Susan Jane

Naomi Reed Duncan

Elizabeth Harris Floyd '50, a son, Robert

H,

Anne Helen

William,

DeHart

Greenall

Charles. Jr. Shirley Grogan

Jill

.Jr.

Maria Maxey

Ccick Bruno '41, a daughter, Elena Leoni Jean Coghill Patterson '56x, a son, James William, Jr.

Ann

James

Eugenia Korahaes Bowers '53, a son, Michael James Ruth Lacy Smith '52, a daughter, Kay Kendall Trianne Lampkin Freese '54, a son, Timothy Lewis Shirley Lewis Massey '55x, a son Marlene Lucas Willis '55, a son Geraldine Lucy Doyle '55, a daughter, Beverley Alison Anne Lush Thrift '56, a daughter, Judith

ter,

a daughter,

Virginia

Meryl

a son,

Maricle Ko(jns Cohron '58x, a son, Glenn,

Leslie, Jr.

Elliott

Joanne

'50,

III

Ill

Eduards Edwards '56, Deborah Susan Margaret Ellett Anderson

Jean

Clifford Ellett

McCain '56, a son Babbitt Field '49. a son, Peyton Bobbitt Betty Scott Borkey Banks '52, a son Shirley Blankenship

Jackie

Jeffries

Adams

Elizabeth

Nancy Dee Deaton Jones Donnie Dei'ine Clark '55, Hardy III Martha Donaldson Crute

Fairfax

Mary Lou Patti

Jane Danby Crute '46x. a son, Joseph David, Jr. Christine Davis Grizzard '52. a daughtet, Terry Christine Joan DeAlba Dawson '55, a daughter,

Robert

daughter

'52, a

Adams

Rebecca Kelsey

Meade

'57, a son,

Jr.

Betty

Romeo Wingheld

'49,

a

'54,

daughter,

Susan Frances Rosenkrans Witt '58x, a son Jane Ruffin House '45, a daughter, Elizabeth Fuller Wilma Salmon Robinson '55, a daughter,

Evelyn Salmon Edith Sanjord Kearns '45, a son, John Sanford Gladys Savedge Baker '52, a daughter,

Wanda Page Romelia Sayre Summerell Susan Read Fannie Scott Janie

Scott

HiUman

'44, a daughter,

'56x, a son

McIIwaine

'55,

a

daughter,

Susan Claire Jo Shaffner Anderson Ethel Shockley Southall

'45, a

daughter a daughter,

'49.

Susan Kaye

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Creyke on the death of her father, Mr. R. H. Paulett, age 97 Mary French .

.

(iC<Wi- 'HcC(a4, One of our oldest alumnae, Helen M. '95, died in August. She was very outstanding in the field of nursing. During her career she served as head of the ward and teacher of nurses in Millard Fillmore Hospital in Buffalo, N. Y., on the board

Wicker,

examiners for nurses for the state of York, and as a Red Cross Nurse during World War I. After her retirement of

New

12 years ago, she lived Black Mountain, N. C.

home

her

at

in

Miss Mattie Spencer Willis '07x, passed

away on May 1, 1958, in Farmville, where she had lived for more than 50 years. She attended Peabody Conservatory of Music and began her long and successful career as a music teacher with the Schemmel Conservatory of Music. After the Conservatory closed. Miss Willis opened her own school of music. She was an active member of the Methodist Church.

Elizabeth Wall Ward '14, retired in June after 44 years of teaching. She has one son, an engineer in New York, and two grandsons Blanche Adams Chap.

.

man

'15,

died

late

She

July

was

member

Woman's

and

held

many

.

Club,

her home professional of the Smith-

member

a

national societies such

the '16x,

as

Anne Tucker Bradshaw

Rochester

.

.

.

in

principal

of

Henrico County

for

1^ years, died in June. She held a master's degree from Columbia University. Sympathy is extended to her husband, I. J. Stone and three sisters, all of Richmond

Sympathy is extended to Jean Steel Armistead of South Hill on the death of her husband, James Ashby Armistead in August Lottie Dixon Garrett '54, received a M.Ed, degree from William and Mary this summer For the second .

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

consecutive year the University of Virginia has been given a grant for the Frank Spindler Scholarship in Audio-Visual Education. The scholarship carried a stipend of S 1,600-53.000 and was established by Encyclopedia Britannica Films as a memorial to Mr. Spindler. Mr. Spindler's three daughters Betty Spindler Scott '51, Judith '53, and Frances Spindler McAllister '55 are all graduates of Longwood.

— not

reported

in

ALUMNAE NEWS.

Bon

Paxton,

C.

Air,

Virginia.

of

the University

.

Two members

.

a

.

of the Class of

1903

The Woman's Club

—come

So Willie is the "First Lady" of the Class of 1905 for 1958! brary

1909

associate professor of library science

Rutgers University. The other is married, has two boys, and teaches .

.

Acting Secretary: Mary P. Dupuy, sham, Virginia.

A

.

entitled

'Longwood

original

acre

College' The land purchased for the erection of the Farmville Female Academy was owned by George Whitfield Read who was the great-grandfather of my husband." .

.

.

.

.

of

.

died in Danville in July, after a time of teaching there.

life-

Gladys Virginia Allan Weidner '21, of for 12 years. She holds a B.S. degree from Radford and is now working on her M.A. She has four children and three grandchildren; her younger daughter plans to attend Longwood in the fall of '59 Margaret

Roanoke has taught

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

32

is

in

his

final

year

at

.

.

.

.

.

reports

job

.

.

.

.

Hampton

in

Mary Peck

.

is

in Fincastle a

full-time

Mary Shackleford Mattox

grandchild off

.

housekeeping

that .

.

.

.

.

.

Etta Sinclair .

Washington

Anderson

Maude Wallace,

.

State,

still

has one lives

in

far-

Virginia planning a trip loves

Grace B. Holmes is around the world Pearl Whitman Knox has six daughters, and 10 grandchildren

,

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

Eleanor

White Yancey

still

lives

in

Tulsa, Okla., has two children and four grandchildren. She spends much of her rime in South America with her daughter and family. Her son and family live in Bismarck, N. D. Nellie White Hurdle .

.

.

Salem Mildred D. Cook lives in Richmond, as do Minnie Taylor Bentley and Harriet Coulcs Thornton. lives in

.

.

.

The

burnt-orange"

whose

West Point

Edith Leigh Dickey (Mrs. John R. Morris), 834 Locust Avenue,

President:

Charlortesville, Virginia.

Clair Woodruff (Mrs. J. L. Bugg), "06 High Street, Farmville, Va. Sympathy is extended to Alice Paulett

Secretary:

fiftieth

by

and

letter

largest

to the In

1909.

her

Alma

will

be

a

The warm words

person forecast a revival the old spirit, on Founders

.

The

.

familiar roster of '54,

to

class

Emma

by 17.

of

in

ties,

Day, 1959 the

June,

reunion

part of her seventy-fifth.

that

Farish's

Memoriam

date,

reduced

is

name must be added list

of this issue.

A

lovable classmate who longed to reMany of the class contacts give an interesting profile of mature American women retrenchment of business and orloyal,

rurn

.

.

.

:

responsibilities, devotion to church duties, increasing time for travel, reading, hobbies, enjoyment of grandchilVirginia Bennett Turk, of dren Decatur, Ga., has a daughter nearby, two sons on Arizona and Puerto Rican Air Force bases. To visit them and the four "handsomest and smartest of grandsons" Virginia and her husband make frequent trips. She sends do all others as affectionate regards to all who belong to

ganizational

.

.

.

"the old happy days at S.N.S." Annie Bidgood Wood, a frequent Farmville visi.

tor,

1905

anniversary

the twenty-fifth

Mater;

of

whose graduation blended with

class

.

Virginia Robertson Enright '31 and her husband are now living in New London, Conn., after two years duty in Europe. Her husband is chief-of-staff there. Their

son

.

Foster

.

.

Masoji Cooper of Blackville, S. C, has two sons, Hugh, Jr., and Charles, both college students. Her husband is an official with the Southern Railway Ruth Bartholomew '25, of Paine College in Augusta, Ga., wrote interestingly of her recent sabbatical leave spent teaching in Rhodesia. Thelma Deaton Beam has a nursery school in Gaffney, S. C. 'Virginia Waddell Blanton's ('27x) husband, Hugh L. Blanton, is superintendent of Nottoway County School division. .

Fla.

Wor-

the "sage-

call to the colors this year:

Williamsburg

my

Mary

Lamb

Avenue, Richmond, Virginia.

who

to

true.

Florence Rawlings, 3124

President:

of the old

interest

She writes: news that was of family was the one

'57

Memorial

of Brookneal

sponsored a program under the title "Billy Booth Night." The mayor, town council, former pupils, and others took parr. Many gifts were given the honored guest including a television set, and an arm bouquet which was showered with money gifts to make Mrs. Booth's "dream" the enlargement of the Patrick Henry Memorial Li-

in Florida, has six grandchildren. Three of her daughters and a daughter-in-law graduated from Longwood Harriet Hankins, retired lieutenant colonel, is back home in

great

the

in

Henry

Patrick

of

librarian

Library.

Sympathy is extended to the brother and sister of Dandridge Ragland '19, '56,

story

.

former teacher, active in many community as former town recorder, and now

is

green and

"One

.

.

affairs,

Hannon lives in Dade City, Mary Gilkerson Coleman's son is Commandant at the Military Department of Alabama State College. A granddaughter has been accepted at Longwood for 1958-59 Marrha Goggin Woodson, wintering

year's

last

.

at-

Clendening Gaver and Anna C. Paxton. Others joined them in spirit through letters and a few pictures. One of Ruth Clendening Gaver's daughis

.

.

March, Ruth

in

.

.

tended in person the 55th reunion of the class

.

1903 Anna

Secretary:

DAR

.

erroneously

as

'40,

.

.

Glen Echo School

at

.

of

of

Third

the

of

Head Stone

Josephine

ters

.

'40,

.

versity of Pennsylvania

.

Nanouski

president

is

American Legion Auxiliary

District,

was awarded the degree of bachelor of laws on June 12, 1958, conferred by the Tidewater Chapter of Blackstone School of Law (William and Mary) Kate WooUridge Watkins' son was graduated from the Uni.

McLain

Mabel

.

.

Richmond

at

a

genealogist, a charter

spent a month in Virginia spring helping her uncle. Dr. F. L. Day, celebrate his 90th birthday. Before returning to Florida she visited in Long Edith Whitley Island and New York is busy with community activities and serves the Suffolk Library as a substitute librarian Elizabeth Wade Wootton has spent much time in Farmville this spring with her brother, Archie V. Wade Susie Chilton Parker has retired from 25 years of teaching and planned to spend the summer in Spain and England . Sympathy is extended to Janie May Crute Traywick of Cameron, S. C. on the death of her husband, Dr. A. P. Traywick, in The Lynchburg Neu-s of May 20, July 1958, carried a most interesting article concerning Willie Hodges Booth, Brookneal's beloved citizen, who had served as this

.

in

Smithfield.

in

.

Day Parker

finds

Roanoke many

in

.

.

outlets

for

her interests Lillian Delp Perkins has spent much of her married life in Fairfax County. Her husband's death occurred November last after a long invalidism. A foster son is her only family. A new home replaced one destroyed by hre, the landscaping and gardening for which is her greatest pleasure. Another interest is .

.

.

Alumnae Magazine


Sallie Fitzgerald Herndon Library Flournoy, Brunswick County, continues to of her home, her family, her life, a Ruth Kizer characteristic contribution Trevey, began and ended her teaching

the

.

.

.

make

"resigned

care-

the

keep house

to

Hallie McCormick Kendall, College Park, Ga., breaks the aforesaid pattern. She is a broker and a realtor, one with no thought of stopping: ". thing about being a realtor, you do not have to stop so long as you can keep on She also the 'phone and keep going." belongs to many clubs and patriotic organizations. Her only son is a commercial airline captain, and Hallie herself crisscrosses the continent and to Europe, by air. Ethel Mills Moore's home is "Moorraont" on beautiful Clark Mountain, near Rapidan. Here, above the frost line, her husband planted large peach orchards. Since his death in '56, Ethel continues his work together with her son, whose family is very dear to her Lillian Minor has been a Norfolk teacher for some years while Oxford, N. C. continues to be "home" Mary Perkins Fletcher, whose husband died three years ago, keeps busy with home, the "Thrift Shop", church auxiliary, and ten grandchildren. She lives in Warrenton, but spends much time with the latter in Norfolk and Virginia Beach Josephine Reed Johnson writes for herself and her sister-in-law, Carrie Caruthers Johnson, who .

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

are neighbors in Waverly.

ness woman, recent illness.

.

.

Carrie, a busi-

recovering well from a Josephine describes the five

is

grandchildren as the "pride and joy of our lives." Her days are full; says Josephine, "I keep on the go and enjoy life" Susie Shelton Moody and her husband no longer live in the old Surry County house, but in a small one adjacent, where the farm and garden is their income. Their son and his wife are their comforts and their stay Frances Stoner Binns, Fredericksburg, is another whose life has spread beyond her home in many interests .

.

.

.

and

.

.

Her paintings

services.

are

Woman's Club

part of the local

yearly

a

exhibits.

Her daughter Virginia

is a technician with Foundation, Boston; Dorothy is at present with her parents Lula Sutherlin Barksdale follows her interests in Halifax County, her home. Her family is truly one of Longwood; her daughter, Virginia, is a "granddaughter" ('42) while her son, military executive of VMI, married a Longwood girl.

Children's

Research

.

.

second pattern also emerges, those long periods continued, or still follow, their vocations Carrie Bliss since 1935 has been Superintendent of the Department of Public 'Welfare of Prince Edward County Alice Carter for

.

.

is

.

.

.

now homemaker

two nephews strong

ties

to

.

Farraville

for her brother and 'Warrenton. She keeps old returning now and again

in

by .

.

Evelyn

.

Hamner

retired

year after 14 good years as a LongHostess Chess Hardbarger, veteran business woman, used her ability this year to further the erection of the handsome new building for Galilee Episcopal Church, Virginia Beach. She finds it "easier to realize that next year is our this

wood

.

.

.

November, 1958

.

.

same way

in

March

.

.

.

Though

.

nominally retired

Betty 'Wright's present attainments in the field of service for the hard of hearing are striking. In 195" she edited "Look, Listen and Lipread" for the Volta Bureau; she is consultant on Hearing Problems for the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation, is preparing a pamphlet on

"Age and Hearing Loss", and makes talks and serves clubs and organizations of Essex County in numerous capacities ... So we came toward the end of roll call The following new-s came from the associate members: Sophie Booker Packer, living at Hampden-Sydney, is supervisor of out-patients for Southside Hospital in Farm.

viUe

.

.

Bessie Flournoy is an independent home owner and life-long resident of Brunswick Counrj' Blanche Gentry Douglas, who had the unique privilege of completing two years of work for Randolph-Macon while enrolled in Farmville, and then took a prolonged European tour in lieu of her degree, lived and .

.

.

.

many

taught for 1955 she

.

years in Arlington.

been

has

Chesterfield,

.

resident

a

Richmond

.

.

.

Since

at

The

Grace Mallory

Hobbs, Lawrenceville, is a useful citizen of her native town Kate Perry of Culpeper, loyal alumna, says there is nothing going on in her life "to make good reading not even a hobby." There is evidence, however, that perhaps Kate's hobby is Longwood College Virginia Tinsley also of Culpeper has been true to .

.

.

Street,

Acting Secretary: Lettie Cox (Mrs. W. E. Laughon ) Old Forest Road, Lynchburg, ,

Virginia.

Esme Hoivell Smith

.

.

.

her teacher's training. The last 32 teaching years were in Mitchell's School, Culpeper

Counry.

There she has been made a life member of the PTA that in 1916 she helped organize. Retirement is not dull for Virginia; interest in church and civic affairs, and flowers and fishing for sparetime fun May Founders Day find this class together, and again willing to accept .

.

.

the

'"What's past is prelude" motto. In 1959, for the second time, the Class of 1909 will be the 'Women of the Year.

1911 Louise Ford (Mrs. S. G. Waller), 39 North Royal Avenue, Front Royal, Virginia.

Acting Secretary: Emily 'W. Johnson, 3833 9th Street, North, Arlington 3, Virginia. our

annals

are

For the missed Founders took the life of my eldest niece on March 10 ... I was coming for the Institute of Southern Culture lectures, but illness struck me down first

time in

Day.

in

A

many

brief.

a year, I

accident

tragic

Richmond; and Martha Smith Reed and

her sister Janet

('15),

my

got on

took

care

of

me

... At

the Convention of the Virginia Federation of Women's Clubs, I saw Pearl Justice Freeman. She is the new editor of the Virginia until

I

Woman

feet

Do come Founders Day 75th anniversary. That's to be a gala day you should not miss. Club

for the

.

.

.

where

principal of

is

summer

Last

married and scattered from CaliWest Virginia. She has seven Elizabeth Hart Kelley St. Anne's in Charlottesville for 20 years. Her only son is at Lake Charles, La., AFB. She has two granddaughters find Eunice Watkins ter

all

fornia

to

grandchildren has taught at

.

.

Wood

.

.

.

We

.

living in Charlottesville; she

is

the

grandmother of ten. She says her only accomplishment is baby-sitting which is rewarding but interesting only on the home front Pearl Matthews taught 22 years in Petersburg and 12 years as elementary school principal in Southampton; she re,

.

.

For ten summers she has hotel staff at Massanetta Katie Porter was at Founders Day she is most happy with her teaching in Portsmouth; she spends her summers at tired

1955.

in

been on Springs

camp

a

the

.

.

.

New England Margaret taught until 1943; then she with the government for several

in

.

Woodward cast her lot

.

.

After that she went into welfare work and is now superintendent of the Hanover County Welfare Department. She years.

has just returned from a trip to New England and Canada; last year she vacationed in Bermuda.

1913 Acting Secretary: Nena Lochridge (Mrs. John W. Sexton), 2506 Fairview Road, Raleigh, N. C.

Those of you who did not attend our reunion certainly missed a won-

forty-fifth

derful time. The "Grand Finale" was the breakfast given by our six classmates, who live in Farmville. It was so nice to have Carrie Rennie Eason, the charming wife

Class Man, the late Mr. Thomas Eason, as our honor guest. A visit to our Alma Mater is like a return to the "Foun-

of our

tain

There we

Youth".

of

Our

"girls" again.

are

all

classmates are

just

going strong, and I do mean "going". Preston Ambler sailed for Amsterdam in still

'58. She planned to attend the Brussels World's Fair. Since her main interest is archaeology, Italy would be given

June

President:

Again

lives in Bristol

an elementary school. she had a trip to Canada, which was most enjoyable after a busy winter. Esme has three sons and a daugh-

she

.

A

who

Leta Christian, 1311 Clover Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

President:

.

more

In the fall as a primary teacher. 1909, in Laurel, Miss., she started the She confirst kmdergarten in that state. tinued her primary work, through the

fully"

.

1952

.

of

she

.

schools, until in

.

career

Lynchburg

one could ever be so young as in 1909"! Cassie Laird has had many years of English teaching in Randolph-Henry High School in Charlotte County, returning each summer to her Tazewell home Florence Rawlings, long a Richmond teacher, is one of the few who have never returned since graduation day. Her effeaive leadership will be needed again in the same place, in

.

years, in

how

anniversary than to recall

fiftieth class

most time. Preston is second vice president of the Lynchburg Chapter of the Archaelogical Institute of America Emily Minnigerode Claytor also toured Europe last summer Minnie Butler Albright was a delegate to the sixty-seventh Conti.

.

.

.

.

.

.

Congress of the DAR last spring W^oodruff Hall spent a month

nental .

.

Ann

cruising the Mediterranean, visiting fifteen ports Margaret God bey Smith was .

.

.

leaving her little green cottage overlooking River, to visit her son on the West Coast. She wishes her college friends would write to her Eva Anderson Grimes says her life centers around her two grandchildren. She took them all over the West last year. Eva is artive in the Episcopal church and the in Smithfield Antoinette Davis Schaefei is taking a different kind of trip. She is

New

.

.

.

DAR

.

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.

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ranch style home Olive Foster Jennings husband has retired after is 33 years as Superintendent of the Charles City and New Kent County schools. Their son Foster is a partner of a business concern in Richmond. Robert is a doctor in Bessie Price Rex returned the Navy to Farmville after her husband's death. She a much beloved hostess at Longwood. is Both her son and daughter are married.

moving

.

.

Bessie,

too,

devotion to us, as our

lovely

a

into

Lynchburg happy her

in

.

a

grandmother

.

.

.

being "the enjoys on a farm outside Culpeper StuU is enjoying retirement. She had been associated with Woodward and Lothrop in Washington, D. C. She is an ardent fan of the Washington Senators Annie Tignor is happy to be a She was with a "lady of leisure" too. Elizabeth Downey is Portsmouth bank still in the first grade, but is soon to be .

.

.

.

.

retirement class Kathleen Gillespie Vicars has been a widow for 30 years. She has two children and two grandchildren but, being alone in Wise, has returned to teaching. In addition to schoolwork, she is very active in the

to

church and civic

.

.

.

... A wonderful

affairs

came from Verna Reynolds Burton in Syracuse. N. Y. Her husband is assistant vice president of Lamson and Co. Her letter

with the Bureau of Aeronautics Margaret Garnet! Trim is working for the Bureau of Indian Affairs in Washington, son

is

D. C.

.

.

.

most interested in the Association for Research and Enlightenment Kathleen Bamett Fringer is very active in the Methodist Church in Catawba Wanda Harkrader Darden is an adopted "Tarheel" like I am. Her husband is president of Barnes-Sawyer Grocery Co. .

.

.

.

.

.

She

is

Ahoskie.

in

One

of their sons

is

a doctor

there. The younger son is a dentist in Chapel Hill. Wanda is a member of our "grandmothers club" too, as she has three granddaughters and one grandson One letter received, and especially appreciated, was not from a classmate. It was written by the sister-in-law of Bertha Hunt. She said Bertha claimed she had nothing to write of herself. However, the writer wanted us to know Bertha had lived a wonderful life of service to teaching and her church. Also, she was a much beloved citizen of Poquoson All of us wish to extend our sincere sympathy to Julia Rollins Ashby. Her husband, David Hunter Ashby, was buried this past April in Arlington Cemetery after a lingering illness The "newsreel" has run out. Love to .

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

President:

Audrey" We extend sympathy to Mary Booker in her "little corner in southeast Washington" over the recent deaths of her youngest brother and only sister Martina Willis fills her days with .

Ann Smith

(Mrs.

J.

2808 Merion Road, Camp

F.

Greene), Penn-

Hill,

Acting Secretary: Olive Smith (Mrs. Bowman), 409 East College

W.

D.

Street,

1961, here we come! Ann Smith Greene expects us all to be present at the next reunion and invites us to have breakfast with her. This is an ultimatum to win the Jarman cup again! Ann is enjoying two granddaughters. Jim, Jr. is stationed at Groton, Conn., on a submarine Our hearts are saddened by news of the death of another classmate, Audrey Cheu ning Roberts. Ann writes that pieces of silver have been placed in the Alumnae .

.

.

in-

.

.

.

teacher replacements, curriculum revisions,

reading programs and such-like in Gloucester, Mass., where she lives with Elizabeth Bugg Hughes her mother enjoys family fishing trips in west Texas. Daughter Susan finished junior high and older daughter, Martha, a senior at University of Texas, was voted one of 25 most outstanding students Fannie Belle Shorter has retired and enjoys her summer cottage, garden, and friends at Bethany Beach, Del. Address is Darlington Heights, Va. Cora Helen Meeks Anthony teaches first grade, is deaconess in her church, and helps her two daughters with their ten or more ponies which have won ribbons in the Amelia Horse Show. Her husband is a superintendent in the Nitrogen Division Plant in Hopewell After many years of teaching, Ruth Jennings Adams

remedial

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

now works

calculator

a

as

.

.

and clerk

in

her husband's tobacco warehouse in South Boston during fall months and has many household and church interests during the rest of the year in Clover Hatrye Blankenship advises us all to take a trip .

.

.

to Hawaii. She found it a "Garden of Eden." After school closed, she dashed to Florida and Virginia, then back to "loafing" in Gallup, New Mexico, where she lives with her sister Sue Puckett Lush is busy with office work for her husband. Daughter Rhoda graduates from high school in February. Hobbies are African violets, roses, a fish pond, and "sitting when not preparing food." (don't we all?) .

.

Lucille find

completion

.

.

Wright Eberwine and her husdays

their

Army

with

filled

They

of

await

guard

coast

church

Bruce, in

July

Jr.'s

and

Mary Vaughan work with Amherst to take care of her 87-ycar-old mother and invalid brother The last communication from Ida Hill was postmarked from IverJohn's

service

.

up her company

had

ro give the telephone

.

.

(Mrs.

Again, I was asked to solicit news for our 1928 column, and must say that the response to requests was disappointing. Perhaps all of us are too busy for letter writing anymore. Perhaps those who have not written about themselves will help Liz Il//tt Martin (Ashland, Virginia), by sending her "newsy letters during the year. It is quite interesting to keep the contacts with one another. "

Bramm most

Hazel

de-

interestingly

teaching career of 38 years, if she had it to do again

her

scribes

convinced that

would

she

still

of

Thirty-five

choose

the

be a teacher. have been with Most of the time has to

years

first grade pupils. been spent in Bristol, Virginia and TennShe sees Margaret Ferguson in Bristol quite often. She is still teaching there.

essee.

Alice Carter Stone of Rustburg is very arrival of her second grandElizabeth's (see births). a girl husband teaches at Wesleyan College, Macon, Ga. Alice is a frequent traveler

happy over the

child,

to

Macon.

Davidson Taliaferro, Virginia Beach, is really busy caring for a home, a husband, and three dogs at the beach. For ten years she has been VocaOh! tional Counselor at Maury. This year she is trying a very ambitious plan, working with the Junior Chamber of Commerce and ten civic clubs on her Guidance program. Her 30th year of teaching is flitting Louise McCormick Brown suspects by.

Helen

!

!

some alumnae are setting the world on Louise left fire, so Helen has it blazing. Virginia in 1950 and finally became a true westerner "pardner".

She had

a

few

months of adjustment to make, and now loves the "wide open spaces," and friendly people. Her husband has been with Con-

.

regular in

.

Scotland, in 1957. She writes, "I'm taking a tour of ten countries in Europe. ncss,

far we have just seen Scotland. Last night we saw the lassies dance the highland fling and the lads play the bagpipes." Ida received a National Science Foundation fellowship to attend Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio, for eight weeks this summer ... So many of the letters contained expressions of deep appreciation of Miss Mary Clay Hiner and her beautiful

So

Acting Secretary: Elizabeth Weston A. D. Yeary), Ewing, Virginia.

.

.

.

.

Updyke (Mrs. R. S. Cushwa), 1516 Maiden Lane, Roanoke Apartment, S. W., Roanoke, Virginia. Virginia

President:

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.

Bridgewater, Virginia.

34

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.

responsibilities.

sylvania.

an

Jr., is in residency at University Pennsylvania; Helen and family spent year at Harvard where her husband received the master's degree; Ruth graduated summa cum laude in music from Bridgewater and was married in July; Jean finished high school and enters school of nursing in September. I am still teaching math and engineering drawing at Bridgewater Thus, the wheels of time roll on.

Daisy Mitchell, Elizabeth Roberts, and

for

band

1926

is

1928 House as "tokens of the love and sweet memories we all cherish in our hearts

.

each of you.

.

.

Kate Wooldridge Watkins '17 and family.

.

promoted

.

MCV

Grace

Elsie

Mary Clay

last

farmer's wife" .

Truly

Warren,

Huffman

Freeman

"Man" through

we adore you. Miss The Bowman's report:

all. .

class

lovely spirit

spiration to

of

.

is

Her

the years.

all

.

.

Oil Company for over 25 years, is district manager, with headquarters Amarillo, Texas, where they have lived since leaving Albuquerque, N. M., in 1956. She says she is a doting grandmother with two precious grandchildren. Their daughtinental

and in

ter's husband is presently stationed at Camp Lejeune, N. C. Their son is a pre-med student at the University of New Mexico. Louise leads a busy life, enjoying church

work,

civic

work, and

DAR.

Thomas

Johnston left Lee returned to Staunton where her husband is now employed. With her family she came to Longwood on Founders

Marjorie County, and

Day

for

the

presentation

of

the

Peter

Alumnae Magazine


,

Alice K'iley Brown Pasadena, Md., since our Liz Hull last letter was published Martin, as usual, is very busy. Her husband is recovering from a recent illness. Her father and an aunt are now making She has a high their home with her. school daughter and is teaching yet Those who do not get to Longwood often should do so. The changes will not appear too drastic. I returned ten years too late Aileen McCleiiuy Harvey, three other classmates and I had lunch together. Aileen has a seven-year-old son, and is still in On Sunday the teaching profession morning I met Harriett Booker Lamb at the Weyanoke Hotel. She and her husband made an extended tour of Europe Frances W'almsley during the early fall

Johnston marker

moved

has

.

.

.

to

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

who

Gee,

teaches

.

Home

wood, was attending

.

.

.

Economics

at

Long-

a conference in Rich-

mond. I decided that our class reunion must have been held a few years ago. Mrs. Bondurant. of the city, kindly adopted me. Those familiar faces, the Coyners. Misses Hiners, Miss Sutherland, Dr. Jeflers, and a few others were wonderful to see. That was my most interesting venture of the year.

Marshall (Mrs. J. W. Stubbs), Box 402, White Salmon, WashEtta

ington.

Acting Secretary: Clara J. Norfleet, 1112 Roscneath Road, Richmond, Virginia.

seems that after 30 years that we wouldn't be a disappointment to Dr. Jarman and all the other members of the It

You remember that we were

faculty.

Etta Norfolk Panhellenic Association Marshall Stubbs was visiting me in January, and we heard Virginia's husband speaking in the General Assembly Nellie Long Tyler's husband is with Ordnance in the Defense Department at the Pentagon. They have a new split-level home in Springheld. She has two daughters, one married to a West Point graduate and the other a recent graduate of Mary Washington College .

.

.

that

after

.

now

is

believe

I

risque,

little

it

on

called

was thought

maybe we were

be

to

just a

little

ahead of our time. I am sure that today the same show would be considered old fashioned. At any rate I have learned from many nice letters received that we didn't turn out to be similar to the Our Gang

.

which gave us such a even have celebrities such as Mary Blackwell Parker who has been a private secretary to a high official in the U. S. Department of Agriculture for 16 years. She is on the proverbial Washington merry-go-round and sees all the visiting royalty Susie Belle Webber Ligon has been on the Roanoke City School Board for four years and has been fighting for characters

We

bad name.

.

.

.

.

secretary to the Treasurer

Susie of the

and Western Railroad Company.

who

a daughter

Belle

is

Norfolk She has

teaches in Martinsville

.

.

Catherine's in

.

.

a

.

.

.

.

on the grandma

list

Does

too.

that

make

all feel old? Alice re-entered the teaching profession three years ago in Warwick

.

.

.

Arnold Whitehiirst Stevenson

on the other

of

side

is

now

Mason-Dixon

rhe

line but we won't call her a Yankee yet. She is married and living in Madison, N. J., and has two girls, one attending Denison Universiry in Ohio. Arnold is now teaching third grade Louise Belle is teaching fifth grade in Norfolk Garland Spencer Griffin, Betty Lee Hall Charnock, and Helen Slurgis Taylor all live in Richmond and have had or do have children .

Thomas

attending

where

1

am

Jefferson teacher

High School .

.

Helen's

.

older daughter. Sue, graduated from Longwood in June Etta Marshall Stubbs is now living in White Salmon, Wash., a .

in

the

Wild West.

She

every

other year the same old Etta with plenty at

least

and is still of enthusiasm and interest in many affairs. She served with the Red Cross in recreation camp services during the war. She married after the war and has been living in rhe West for the past nine years. She spends most of her time collecting antiques Sympathy is extended to Phyllis Pedigo Grant on the death of her husband, Clinton P. Grant, of Greenwich, Conn., in July.

married

Acting

is

says

a

family

is

a

full-time

job Eleanor Amory Boyette is now living in Portsmouth. Her husband and Virginia Buxton's husband are both working for the Life Insurance Company of Virginia Virginia Rice Webb is the wife of the Provost of the College of William and Mary in Norfolk. They have two children, one son, age 20, who is studying naval architecture at MIT and a daughter, age 14, who is attending junior high school. Virginia has been elected president of the Women of the Church .

.

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.

November, 1958

.

(

Mrs.

J.

W.Jones

)

21" Sinclair Avenue, Norfolk, Virginia. Susie

Shepherd

.

raising

that

.

Diploma 1932

Secretary:

.

.

.

1933 Margaret Gathright (Mrs. M. Newell), 1209 Confederate Ave-

W.

Richmond, Virginia.

nue,

Secretary: Sarah Rowell (Mrs. T. C. Johnson), 2305 Lafayette Avenue, Richmond,

Virginia.

Our 25th reunion passed with so many members who had happily planned

of our

attend unable to do so because of

to

(Mrs.

Gilliam), Box 32, Dillwyn, Vir-

P.

ginia.

Mary

Virginia

Robertson

assistant

is

for John Knox Press in RichLouise Phillips Barnes of Bloxom has two daughters. The older daughter is married and has a son. Her younger daughter is a high school freshman. Louise says. She, I hope, will make a decision to attend Longwood College." She teaches the fourth grade in Bloxom Vivian Clark Singleton lives near Darlington Heights in Prince Edward County. She taught for 20 years before her marriage

book editor

mond

.

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.

.

.

ill-

Madge ness and various other reasons Blalock and Lucille Criile Coltrane were .

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.

the only two who spent Friday and SaturViola Tiittle day nights at Longwood.

March and Beulah Mae Brinkley of the diploma class spent the nights also. Duvahl Ridgway, Martha Giinter Meidling, Doreen Smith Franklin, Virginia Sanford Reveley, Flarriet Moomaw Leek, and Jane Royall Phlegar completed the list. Lucille, Madge, Viola and Miss Her had a most enjoyable time at Sunday breakfast at the Weyanoke.

We of

were saddened

to hear of the passing of our members: Duvahl's Martha's mother, and Jennie

relatives

mother,

Wheeler Singer's father who succumbed at 90 in Hopewell where he had

the age of

been a

city

sergeant and a long-time

cratic party leader

1957

I

.

.

Demo-

My news letter for ALUMNAE NEWS

.

failed to get in the

didn't

make

the

deadline.

that

news can bear repeating

who

didn't get to read

Some

of

those item was

for

One

it.

delightful visit to me by Marguerite Massey Morron of Post Oak. It was just wonderful seeing Marguerite she is the same bright sweet girl as always not a white hair in that pretty red). Another item was the complete surprise of seeing Mr. Bailey, whom all Baptist girls of '33 will remember as their beloved Sunday a

(

School teacher at the Farmville Baptist Church. He and his charming wife now live in Richmond where he is quite an active church and social worker and even though he is 75 years of age, just recently traveled to California by plane for a conference meeting of leaders connected with the Billy Graham Crusade Dot Lane Ellington of Suffolk has had quite a siege with her little girl Kay who has been ill .

.

L.

.

.

President:

.

.

.

Helen Williams Buckwalter now living in Englewood, N. J. Helen

.

.

visiting

one-horse town visits Virginia

.

.

nolds lives ten miles out of Lynchburg on sons, the younger of whom is a senior in high school. The class extends their deepest sympathy to her in the passing of her husband in October, 1957 Susie Shepherd Gilliam's daughter Sue graduated from the University of North Carolina in June and is teaching in the Washington area Lou Covington Rogers has begun her twentieth year of teaching in Appomattox County.

.

.

us

President: Martha Kello

.

.

.

.

Route 460 with her two

.

Kathleen daughter in college Tonnes Lipscomb spends a great deal of time traveling with her husband who is on the tobacco market. She keeps her hands in the teaching profession by substituting in her hometown of Melton, N. C. Alice Davis Wolfe is still singing but it doesn't sound like it used to, so she says. She has three children the oldest son is now in Tripoli with the air force. She is

She has

Virginia Buxlon Weedon has a private kindergarten in Port Norfolk with an enrollment of 53. She taught for 11 years in Portsmouth, but resigned after getting .

.

.

.

teaching conditions.

better

in

in 1945. Her housework on the farm and Dewey church work keep her busy Bradley Bennett has been postmistress in Ringgold for 20 years and she also taught for 16 years Elizabeth Coleman Rey-

Richmond Jeanette Morris Smith now lives in Tampa, Fla. St.

.

comedy

.

.

living

her old home place in Tabb. She has one son in high school. She says she spends her time collecting antiques and participatHelen Jones Davis ing in civic affairs in Newport is married to an obstetrician News. She has a daughter 15, who attends

.

the carpet.

.

.

Carolyn Sinclair Smith

.

freshman production a

.

Diploma 1928 President:

of the First Presbyterian Church. She has just completed a term as president of the

.

for some time. I certainly hope she is much improved by now Fay Fuller Cridlin and her husband visited the ColThis was her first trip lege in August. back since her graduation Phillip J. Weaver, husband of Winston Cobb Weaver, is rhe new superintendent of Greensboro, N. city school system. Her son was president of the Sternberger School student council last year Sara James Nichols, who is teaching in Norfolk, expects to get her M.Ed, degree from the .

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University

Congratula-

of Virginia soon.

and very best wishes to Sara, who fond old roomie for four years ... I wish that the members of our class form the nice habit of writing me would I hear all their news at least once a year. from so few of them and I know there's so much interesting news if we could only tions

my

was

get

it

for our Bulletin.

Waters

Tac

Mapp), 87

.

(Mrs.

Post Street,

.

.

.

Hallett

1938

Newport News, President:

Virginia

(Mrs. Madeline McGlothlin Watson, Jr.), 1011 Hampton

O. B. Ridge, Bedford, Virginia.

Helen Boswell (Mrs. Secretary: Wilson Ames), Box 128, Smithfield,

Acting J.

.

vention "best exhibit in grand cup class" Sue Carter AUard's husband graduated from Longwood in June; now they are both teaching school in Maryland. .

1936 President:

T. W. Bloomfield, was returned for his fourth term on the Farmville Town Council. He led the balloting in the June Margo Kent Zink has served election for the past year as president of the Virginia Professional Photographers Association. She also won at the annual con-

is assistant supereducation with the State Education in Richmond

Nora Junes Culpeper

Virginia.

Agnes Bondurant Marcuson lives in Southampton area of Chesterfield County Carl, 12, with her husband and two boys and Sammy, 6. She teaches one of the women's classes at Grove Avenue Baptist

Church, and has recently found time to Kathleen renew her teaching certificate Ranson has been promoted to Professor of Education at Central Missouri State She taught College, Warrensburg, Mo. .

.

.

three graduate courses in the 1958 summer session at the University of West Virginia,

W.

Grace Eubank Spencer has recently opened a tearoom in Margaret Warwick (Newport News) Clark Hanger still lives in northern Maine. school in missile Her husband went to Alabama this summer. Meanwhile, Margaret and children kept house for his father Helen Boswell Ames' son, in Virginia

Morgantown,

Va.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

.

John Wilson Ames, Jr., received his B.S. degree from Hampden-Sydney College in June, 1958. dental class of

He

the

entered

MCV

freshman

in September.

visor

teacher

of

Department

of

Caroline Alsop lives in Charlottesville where she is County Home Demonstration Agent in Albemarle County. She received a' M.Ed, degree from the University of Virginia Maryland in January, 1958 Waller is charter member and Price treasurer of the newly organized Henderson, N. C, branch of the A. A. U. W. She was initiated into Xi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma in October, 1957 Turner Franklin, of Greensboro, Elsie N. C, is quite active in local civic and church work; she is president of the Longwood Alumnae Chapter there, chairman of her auxiliary group; her husband is a member of the Board of Directors of the Greensboro Country Club. They have two Kath14 and 6 years of age boys erine Carter has done graduate work at UniHopkins Tulane University and Johns .

.

.

.

.

.

1937

Secretary: Lucy P. Moseley

(Mrs. Charles

sending out SOS postal card reminders I had difficulty getting responses, but Midge Davis House, bless her

Even

after

did write me a newsy letter. Her husband is personnel manager for the Inheart,

dustrial

Rayon

Company

in

Covington

where they've been living

for the past 12 Midge keeps busy teaching Sunday School, garden clubbing, and playing lots of bridge. She promises faithfully not to get the flu our next reunion time and will attend our 25th in 1962. Her husband Bill is godfather to Rose Somers Burne's fourth son, and they have a wonderful Hold your hats time spoiling him for a surprise; the stork was hovering over Virginia Baker Crawley's home again after a vacation of ten years when she wrote me. makIt's arrived a lovely little daughter ing a grand total of three girls and one Merwyn Gathboy for the Crawleys right Rhodes responded with a long distance call! She has two sons, 10 and 11 years.

.

.

.

.

.

.

Den Mother, an officer PTA and the Woman's Club and

years old,

the

is

a

in is

back teaching again. She was good enough to win blue, red, and yellow ribbons in a recent flower show. Talk about energy Her husband runs a cleaning, she's it! pressing, and clothing store in Gloucester Ann Robinette Bloomfield's husband. .

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For the past six years she has taught at the Margaret Brent School in Sympathy is extended Baltimore, Md. to Otis Goodivyn Jones and her family on the death of her husband in August. .

.

Kameron, daughter

of Marguerite Blackwell Seely '39.

Dorothy ¥ord Hirschberg is teaching in She and her husband celebrated their fifteenth wedding anniversary in June.

Chicago.

They enjoy cruising the latest adventure took them 400 miles down the Mississippi River Jane Fouler Olson lives in Upland, Neb., where her husband is an irrigation specialist. She has two boys, 6 and 4 and two girls, 11 and 7. Jane is Alpha very active in church work Garnett Smith is visiting teacher in Maditwo and County. She has sons, Roy son Frank Mildred Gentry Gibson is .

.

.

.

President: Vera Ebel (Mrs. R. B. Elmore), U. S. O. M. to Panama, Box J. Balboa,

Canal Zone. Acting Secretary: Elizabeth Burke, Stephens Church, Virginia.

Saint

.

.

.

.

.

.

has already

made

.

.

a preliminary application

Carol is 13 to Longwood! an eighth grader. Lucy is 4 and getting dull "promises to keep life from Virginia for many years to come" Carroll Worsley lives in Alexandria and

for admission

and

.

works for "Uncle Sam". Diana, 11, and Bill, 6

.

.

Her children .

.

.

Elsie

are

Dodd

Mich., just outSindles side Detroit, teaches in the city schools. She has enjoyed landscaping her yard Amanda D. Paris teaches second grade She has two daughters, five in Crewe. grandchildren, and one great-grandchild! She received a loving cup in horticulture from her garden club in May. She traveled of

Laki.

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Lucy Adams is principal of the Farmville Elementary School. This year she became a member of Delta Kappa Gamma See Births for news of Lillian Anderson Elizabeth Button Rosenberger Nichols teaching principal of Jefferson School is Sarah Button Rex County Culpeper in has had a busy year as president of the Albemarle Girl Scout Council. Betty Ann, who is 15 and a junior in high school, .

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