Abraham Lincoln High School - Monarch Yearbook (San Jose, CA)
- Class of 1954
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ABRAHAM LINCOLN HICH SCHOOL
SAN JOSE CALIFORNIA
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Have you ever slopped lo +hink abou+ +he name of your High School - Abraham
Doesn'l if lake you immedialely +o lhe man you have sludied all of your school life
- Abraham Lincoln?
How lucky we are +o have fhe name of so greal' an American for +l1e name of our
school! And isn'+ he always an inspira+ion for us lo keep our school in fhe same paHern
of fhe life he lived. We can +ruly say fhaf in all our achievemenfs in counfless fields al'
Lincoln, curricular and ex+ra-curricular, we have kepi' a qualify of humilify +ha+ he
possessed. Like Lincoln, loo, our High School +hinks of ofhers - individuals and
schools. And like Lincoln also, i+ is our greaf desire +o be friendly lo all - in 'lhe halls,
in fhe class rooms, and on +he field. We see in our "DO RIGHT" a reflecfion of +he
greal ideals for good +o all and +he democralic life ihal he, as our greaf American
leader, exhibifed all his life -
Would +ha+ we could reflecf more of+en on 'Phe unique qualiiies of our school
'I'ha+ parallel fhose qualifies of Lincoln's life, and forever fry fo keep
fhem +ha+ way.
Abraham Lincoln fhe manl
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Top Row: Alberi Beyer, Claude Barnes. Bottom Row:
Woodrow Flanigan, Roberi Woilerf. Camera Shy: Henry
GINA ONETO ELLA MATTOCH LILLIAN DRYSDALE EVADNA BELLONE
RUTH WOODROW ROY SKINNER ESTHER WINSLOW RUTH SKOLNICK
NORMA AUBRY FLORENCE BARNARD JAMES BOLAND GEORGE BRINCK
DOROTHY BURGER vmcsm CARTER RALPH COLEMAN ELEANOR comms
.FRANK COVELL LEE COX RAYMOND d'ARTENAY DOROTHY EHRHORN
JACK ELLIS DOROTHY FAUOUET
GORDON FECHTER HAROLD FISHER WYNETTE FOWLER RICHARD FROST
JOAN GETTLESON EVELYN HART LBEN HOWARD
RAYMOND KENDALL VQOLET LANNIS ALMA LINTON
RAMON OESCHGER ELGIE OGIER ADELINE POLITO
GEORGE STEVENSON DOROTHY STEVENS LUCETTE SOMMER
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Direcfor of PubIIciIy
FALL STUDENT BODY
GLENN.PIERCE JACKIE ROBERTS
Direc+or of Finance
Direcfor of Afhlefics
Boys' Vice Presidenf
GirIs' Vice Presidenf
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STANDING COMWTTEE CHMRMEN CHEERLEADERS Ano rom ron sms
Exchange Editor ,, . ,,Judy Wilson
Page Editors: Front Page, Carol Vivensii Fealure
Page, Gloria Ramos: Sporls Page, Wayne Thush,
Milne Sanders: Back Page, Pal Lewis. Reporters:
Phil Torre, Nancy Morgan, Carlofla Kunkel,
Norila Faler, Barbara Madson, Elinore Johnson,
Arnold Lamb. Cub Reporters: Ross Phelps, Sieve
Bergen, Peggy Williams, Joanne Swenson, Pal
Schoenenberger, Bob Marcipan, Helen Kofsiopu-
los, Lila Boyer, Pal Shannon, Darlene Bolin,
Janis Moellering, Florence Fiance, Mary Belh
Jecker, Donna Schurichl, Marcia Taylor, Carol
Advisor .. .. , , Mrs. Dorolhy Slevens
Lincoln's weelcly four page newspaper and 'the
school annual are ioinlly published by lhe advanced-
publicafions class. News of lhe school's sporls and
ac+ivi+ies, along wilh personalily skelches, humor,
and communily affairs, are reporled lo lhe sl'uden+
body. Special edilions of fhe paper aided lhe com-
munily in such ways as 'lhe all-school play and +he
bond elec+ion drive.
Abraham Lincoln's annual, named for ifs popular mascof, Leo, fhe Lion, is given fo
all sfudenf body card holders on fhe lasf day of school. lfs pages are filled wifh briefs
of fhe year's highlighfs. Monarch is more fhan a yearbook for fhe graduafion class -
if is a bool: of memories for fhe enfire sfudenf body.
Leolifes is fhe yearly liferary magazine
published by a group of sfudenfs. The sfu-
denfs work wifh Mr. Richard Frosf before
and affer school. Included in fhe magazine
are poefry, essays, and shorf sfories.
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THE CALIFORNIA SCHOLARSHIP FEDERATION
AI fhe end of each semesier Lincoln sfudenis may apply for membership in C. S. F.
The only requiremeni is Ien poinis for each semesIer's grades. Three poinis are given
for an A grade and one poini for a B grade. Life membership is awarded fhose sI'u-
denfs who have obfained membership for four semesfers, one of which is in his senior
year. Each spring Ihe C.S. F. members are given a day off from school Io have an
educaiional and recreaiional excursion fo some nearby poini of in+eres+.
FALL C. S. F.
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GOLDEN AXE HONOR SOCIETY
ln 1942 Golden Axe was founded al Abraham Lincoln High School. Membership is
oblained by acquiring e. sel number of poinls. These poinls are earned by doing ser-
vice for lhe school or communily. ln lhis way Lincoln recognizes +hose s+udenls who
con+ribu+e many hours of lheir own lime in service.
SPRING C. S. F.
JUNIOR STATESMEN OF AMERICA
Lincoln's Junior Sfafesmun of American Chapfer is advised by Ralplw Coleman.Tl1ese parlla
rnenfarians, oicfured above, delve inlo Ilne polifical ma++ers of inferesl.
INTER-CLUB COUNCIL OFFICERS
Top: Diane Nuernberg, Befiy Eas+on, Lila Boyer, Gloria Ramos, Boffom: Diane Jergens
Farum, Grefchen Pauli.
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MARCH OF DIMES
During lhe March of Dimes Drive Lin-
coln girls collec+ed money in down+own
San Jose. Each year Lincoln has broughf
in more money fhan any other cify high
school. This yearis collecfion amounfed fo
over SI900. ln +he piclure fo The lei?
Lucille Lilleviclr is receiving a donalion
from a San Jose businessman.
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Breaking from lradilion, only one iinx was held for fhe year
I953-54. The idea was a grand success. The +herne for ihis
bigger and be'r+er Jinx was "Nursery Rhymes."
In fhe pic+ure lo +l1e righf a rendirion of Johnny Ray's "Cry"
is being presenfecl as par? of fhe enferfainmenf.
Mrs. Jensen's Sophomore Club lbelowl was one of fhe
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Commiffee Chairmen: Bonnie Oakes, John Peary,
Leon Magoon, Gayle Grisham, Liz Brallhauer,
ACTION SHOTS OF THE PLAY
THE NIGHT OF JANUARY 16th
Time: 8:15 p. m.
Dale: December 7lh and December Blh, l953.
Place: Woodrow Wilson Junior High School.
The Superior Courl ol lhe Slale ol New York lrying lhe
case ol lhe Slale of New York vs. Karen Andre was lhe ex-
ciling plol ol lhis years all-school play. An imoarlial iury
from lhe audience lislened while wilnesses were called lo
leslily whal lhey knew ol lhe murder of Bjorn Faulkner.
Jim Gregg.. ,. ,,
Mary Ann Miller,
Jori Lienerl. ,
Merrill Hail .
John Applelon ,
Defense Allorney Sleyens
Dislricl Allorriey Flinl
.Roberla Van Renselaer
Police Officer Sweeney
.,. . 1 Magda Swensen
.. . Prison Malron
Clerk ol lhe Courl
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,, ,, .Homer Van Fleel
John Graham Whillield
Secrelary lo Mr. Slevens
, , ,. , ,,., Mr. Jungquisl
,, ,, , ,,Mrs. Faulkner
. ,,.. Courl Slenographer
, , Larry Regan
. , F'linl's Secrelary
Mrs. John Hulchins
.. ., . Jane Chandler
FOR THE LOVELY MARGARET
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Professor Adams fMarlc Hammerl reassures
has slsfer played by Orza Williams
Linda Dean as Jaclue enllsls flue help of
Margaref lVernuce Mllesl as Koch lBob
Seelwuefferl YQQISTEFS dlsgusi
CURSE YOU JACK DALTON
Sherry von Marbod Claude++e Wlllnamson Hank Olgunn Frances Moe
emolc ln true 90 s slyle
Richard Harriman greefs his long losf SIS
fer as flue sfalwad Jaclc Dalian looks on
THE DEAR DEPARTED
Mr Rlclvard Frosf refuses fo belueve lhaf Grandpa lMr LBen Howardl IS no+ a ghosf Mr Covell
seelrs prolechon from has wnfe lMrs Clarlrl Marilyn Jansen hndes behnnd l'1er mo+l1er lMrs
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The annual Welfare Drive, held
in fhe Fall quarfer, was unique in
lhaf if was a one-day drive. The
goal was 504 per sfudenl. "General
Welfare" led a serpenfine of The
siudenf body fo a morning assem-
bly where each second period class
presenled ils money in a comical
manner. The lacully ioined in wilh
fhe lun and provided music for lhe
occasion. Almosl S500 was collecf-
ed as a resulf of the drive.
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This year's Sophomore Hop, held
Friday nighl, March l2fh, was very
successful. The evening's decora-
fions were colorful and original.
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The l953 Foo+ball season saw rho birfh of a new orqanizafion. Joan GeHleson and rho girls
picfured below planned and execured numerous formations for half-lime enlerfainmenf for our
On fhe opposi+e page are candid sho+s of +wo affer-
school ac+ivi+ies. The Girls' Lifesaving class mel each
Tuesday and Thursday afler school. Mrs. Anna Jensen
ins+ruc+ed +he girls, and in April many of ihem receiv-
ed Junior or Senior Red Cross Life Saving Ceriificafes.
Miss Joan GeHleson's Modern Dance class which
mei every Wednesday afler school was s+ar+ed during
ihe Fall quar'l'er. These leolard-clad girls originafed a
new and popular club a+ Lincoln.
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The Big Game crowd wiinessed an excellenf precision demonslrafion especially planned for ihaf
Thanksgiving Day game by fhe Lincoln Pep Club under Miss GeHelson's direciion.
and Orza Williams.
Abraham Lincoln High School, Babs
Buechner, and fhe San Jose Unified School
Dis'I'ric+'s Adul+ Educa'I'ion Depar+men+
made a clean sweep of Freedom Founda-
'l'ion. Awards is fheir respecfive fields fhis
year. According 'lo Foundafion officials, fhe
fad 'lhaf bofh high school awards wen+ fo
one high school is unprecedenfed. Equally
unpreceden+ed is fhe facf ihar +hree awards
were granfed in one school dis+ric+.
Junior Town Meeiing, weekly broadcasf by 'Phe Radio Arfs Deparfmenf, under Mr.
Ray Kendall's direciion was responsible for bringing us +he principle school award 'for
ifs 'I'rea+men+ of various phases of "The American Way of Life." These programs ori-
ginafed in 'rhe Junior Social Sfudies, Speech and Radio classes as parf of 'lheir regular
class work. More fhan 400 s'I'uden+s 'look parf in 'Phe year's series of programs.
Moderaiors, announcers, engineers were all +rained radio aris people such as Bill
Williams, Babs Buechner, Joyce Avrech, Pal Hade, Jack Biersdorff, Don Nelson, John
Gales, and Howard Felger. Junior Social Sfudies 'I'eachers, Mr. Gordon Fechfer and
LBen Howard and fheir respec'I'ive classes each confribufed seven discussions. Miss
Alma l.in+on's inifiafive and enfhusiasm was enlirely responsible 'For having fhe en-
iries made in nalional compe+i+ion and her classes coniribuied a number of fhe dis-
cussions. Radio arls and rhe public speaking class did I6 of +he programs besides pro-
ducing fhe series. Mrs. Eleanor Collins assisied greaily in research and library work.
Babs Buechner's individual award was for her radio speech in rhe "l Speak for Demo-
cracy Con+es+," sponsored by ihe Nafional Associa+ion of Broadcasiers.
Mr. Ray Kendall's leam compeles in radio
announcing, oraforical and dramahc declama
fion, debare and exfemporaneous speaking con
+es+s al' fhe Norfhern California Tournameni
held af Oakland. Holding firsi' place frophys from
'lhis 'iournamenf are: Pa'l' Hade, Joyce Avrech
One of 'rhe ac+ivi+ies provided Lincoln s+uden+s ouf of
siudenf body funds is fhe fine en+er+ainmen+ dis+ribu+ed
by Naiional Assemblies. These programs vary from speak-
ers on a wide range of subiec+s +o music, bofh popular
and classical. Below is one of fhe laHer +ype, a Soufh
American marimba player, whose ac+ also included a
Lincoln rolled ou? +he red carpef This
spring for The represen+a+ives of +he
Peninsula Arhleric Associaiion schools.
Brufus Hamilion of 'rhe Universify of
California was +he gues+ speaker.
Lunch, served in +he Hoover cafeferia.
preceeded an assembly in fhe pafio
and swimming. The balance of fhe day
was devo+ed To an exchange of ideas
among fhe various schools, which is fhe
prime purpose for ihe es+ablishmen+ of
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ARE YOU A SCATTER RAT?
Whe n 'rh e scaHer-ra? invaded
Lincoln, Louie ihe Lincolnife and
his gal planned a clean-up cam-
cused and is on frial. Ron Huber,
afforney, seeks fo prove her guilfy.
paign. Peggy Hoxsie has been ac-
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Joan Perusse, Ken Young, Claude Barfrness, Elinore Johnson, and Kevin SdlmOf1.
conducl an experimenf on air pressure in physics.
The science deparlmenl offers io all inleresled sluden+s several diFferen+ courses of
s+udy. All Sophs are required +o lake Life Science covering, in addilion 'fo Biology,
Firsf Aid, and Driver Educafion. Classes in Chemis+ry, Physics, and Physiology are
open +o Juniors and Seniors. Physics deals wi+h lhe physical changes in maHer while
Chemislry delves info 'rhe chemical changes while Physiology concerns lhe funcfions
of lhe human body.
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Above: Miss Doroihy Fauquef direcfs a class in a discussion of +he human body.
Coolung us only one phase of lhe Home Economucs course offered here The sewing
classes begun wulh the sumple fundamenlals and work uo lo laulonng The mann progecl
us ihe presenfahon of a fashson show for lhe gurls and fhe molhers
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a "ure life ln Cd '
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Reboundung a shof IS Wayne Thush
Fug hng over lhe b ll wnih hum are
two Wnllow Glen men lAbovel
Thus shot shows ace player Jnm Brazda
wnfh Jack Searfoss assushng has feam
male Two San Jose men are vamly
ailemphng fo recaplure fhe ball The
Lnons came home another wmner
ln fhe Lion's second encounier wilh
ihe Rams, Leo again came homo un-
Shown above is Lincoln's i954 Varsily Baslcelball learn. Top Row: Fred Marburg, Torn Pelerson,
Jim Brazda, Jack Searfoss, Don Dirienzo, Ray Carillo. Middle Row: Diclc Lanscioni, Doug Baer,
Bill Benson. Wayne Thush, John Slewari, Paul Prolrop, Terry Newman. Bottom Row: Denny Dylce,
Bar? Fanning, Anfhony Realmonfe, Ar1Villaruz, Ray Magoon, Hank Olguin.
Won 1 I5 Losl 1 8
Won - 7 Los? - 3
COACH GEORGE BRINCK
The Lion cagers, looking ragged in +he pre-season +il'rs, came baclc +o lie for +he
second place spoi in ihe SPAL. Picked as a year 'For +eam rebuilding, +he Lions sur-
prised every one by compiling a 7-3 record.
Two l'irs+ fhree games found l'he Lions winning one and losing +wo, beafing San Jose
and losing fo Sequoia and Palo Al+o. Showing whai ihey really had, +he Lions won fheir
nexl' 'lhree games. Losing lheir nex+ game fo Palo Alfo, +he Lions s+ormed righf back
by bea+ing Menlo and Sequoia and ending up one behind Paly and Willow Glen.
Wilh a chance for fhe fifle, +he Lions wenf info +he Willow Glen game wi+h +he spirif
+o win. The fhrilling upsel' by our feam lcnoclced lhe Rams ou'l' of 'l'heir lie for firsl place,
and cinched our second place spof.
Fufure busmess people wall find a well rounded course offered The basuc skull of +yp
h + denl can branch ouf un+o book
:ng can be faken for Eve semes+ers From +here + e s u
k reer or shor+hand for regular oFFuce work
keeping wufh an eye on a fu+ure ban mg ca
Busnness law sales nd clerical office prachce are par+ of +he busmess currnculum The
h ls are assigned fo work for duffer
secrefarnal +ralnmg c
en+ +eachers as secrefarues
One of our basic courses of sfudy IS mafhemahcs mcludung a g
onomefry and solud geomelry Algebra as lhe siudy of equahons and +heur funchons
Geomelry 'rhe nexf s'rep an fhe mafhemahcal ladder covers plane Hgures
b c+s are +he finishing fouches
Solud geomelry and 'rrugonome+ry bofh half year su le
of a hugh school rnafh career
l ebra geomelry 'mg
Mr Smllh frys fo pound ing Info hs sludenfs heads In fhe foreground Grefchen Paul:
SlUdIOS whllo Gayle Grusham descusses a problem lfh Loss Farum
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ln fhe above picfure Ora Weafherbie poinfs ouf a seclion of California fo Be'r+y Easfon and
Laureen Wingef. This is lhe firsf parf of senior social, giving Phe sludenls a befler loolc af our
Social Sfudies is a viral parl of fhe course of every s+uden+ here a+ Lincoln. The
sophs s+udy fhe his+ory of fhe world and world religions. The nex+ year, as juniors, sfu-
denfs sfudy 'lhe hislory of our coun+ry from Hs discovery fo The second world war.
Seniors 'rake up 'From lhere wi+h a course in American government and end rhe year
wiih several mon+hs devo+ed 'fo choosing a vocarion.
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The iuniors in fhis picfure deoicf 3 fyoical iunior social class. Here fhe swdenis lead discus-
sions concerning +he hislory of our counfry. Sludenl-led discussions are one of fhe besf Yypes of
developrnenf of aclive inleresf for our nafion s government
The Fufure Farmers Chapler al Lincoln is 'rhe besl in lhe slale of California. These
boys have won more honors 'rhan any olher chapler. Al' lhe coun+y fair lasl' year, our
boys made a grand sweep in fhe high school Junior Division of lhe Junior Livesloclc
class. They 'look all firsl places. April firsr saw 'rhe Lincoln F. F. A. feam 'lalcing firsl'
places for lheir proiecls. The boys were compeling wilh nine o+her schools. Piclured
above wilh fheir s+eers are: Curl Elrod and "Confucius," Lee Eby and "Moo-Moo,"
Jim Washburn and "Big Jim," John Kochever and "Powder Keg," and George Barlrer
Showing off 'rheir prime sheep are: Jim
Washburn and George Barker. Sheep-rais-
ing is anolher way in which lhe F. F. A. boys
prepare for lheir fulure as farmers.
Parlimenlary procedure is par? of
lhe regular curriculum of fhe agricul-
'ture deparfmenf. A few monlhs ago
lhe parliamentary learn won fhe Sec-
fional Parliamenlary Procedure Conlesl.
Going lhrough a meeling are: Earle
Swanson, Lee Eby. John Kochever,
1 t f , Curl Elrod, Al Polillo, and Ray Ramer.
On 'lhese pages are picfured Lincoln's fine music groups which are under 'lhe direc-
lion of Mr. Vincen+ Car+er. On +he opposife page lfopl is +he a Cappella Choir which
has broughl' honor +o Lincoln by i+s parficipafion in lhe a Cappella Choir Fesfival
and various communify organizalions. Lef+, cenfer is shown +he newly organized Lincoln-
aires. Below, lefl is 'I'he Girls' Chorus.
On +his page is pic'rured +he orchesira, above, +he sfring seclion, below, brass and
woodwinds. The sfudenf body has enioyed performances by fhese groups many fimes
during ihe school year.
For lhe liflle children in 'the family lhere
is lhe Childrerfs Parly program. All fypes
of slories and songs can be heard on lhis
program al' 9:30 on Salurday morning
over slalioin KLOK. Enacling one of 'vhs
sfories are: Joyce Avrech, Elisa Gallo,
Ona Williams, Babs Buechner, Sheila Car-
michael, and Earle Swanson.
A popular program wifh lhe leen-agers is
Melody Hililes. Carol Vivengi and Rick Uh! are
iflfefviewing Wally Landlord on fheir weekly
One of the oufsvanding radio programs
produced by lhe radio arls deparfmenf is
"Lis+en Now - l954." This orogram is de-
signed for adulls as well as sludenfs, and is
quile informafive. "Lisl'en Now - l954" is
heard over KSJO al 6:30 P. M. on Sunday
nighls. Rehearsing for fhe show llefll are
Jim Replro, Joe Lindsey, Jim Gregg, Barbara
Blue Dale DeBry, and Bill Weber.
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RADIO ARTS DEPARTMENT
Behind fhe scenes of all lhe programs are lhe slu-
denl engineer and direclor. Above Jaclc Biersdorff and
Wally Landlord gel all se? fo slari recording a show.
Along willx shows, +l1e slu-
denfs also do plays for +l1e
class. This lIef+l is a scene
from 'rlwe play "Macbe+l1."
Bob Hughes, Frazer S+raHon,
and Elisa Gallo are porfray-
ing +l1e wiiches while Hanlr
Olguin loolrs on as Macbeflw.
"Hi News Sporfs and In+erviews" is a
program ilmal' serves every higlw sclwool
up and down flwe peninsula. Pa? Hade
and Bill Williams inierview Joe Lindsey
'for flweir program heard on KSJO, 7:30
P. M. on Thursday niglwls.
STUDENTS IN ACTION
THE ART DEPARTMENT is one of fhe mos? acfive deparlmenfs ai Lincoln. S+u-
denfs who false arf classes learn iewelry making, oil painfing, inierior decorafion,
paper sculpfure, sill: screen processing and posier making. Inferior decorafing
is 'rhe class in progress above. Working on iheir sfyle books are: Laureen Wingef,
Ollie Sfurges, Pa? Murphy, and Frances Moe.
' RICH LOUGHEAD
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glozilrer of H19 Year ALS? bY:L:4DE
emo' ERNIE DALMON A"-F3'+Y
Quarferback No. 84 Semor
Tackle Nc. 90
Fullback No. 66
P. A. L. player of fhe year
All S. P. A. L.
All Norfhern Calif.
Co-captain - Big Game
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' Guard No. 54
1 DON DIRIENZO
Cenier No. 97
HANK OLGUIN Junior
Tuanlrjarack No. 79 DOUG BAER
End No. 82
Lei? Half No. BI
Guard No. 99
All P. A. L. Team
All Cify Team
Co-capfain Big Game
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Cenfer No. 9l
Halfbaclr No. 77
Tackle No. 92
All Cify Team
Sophomore JAQIS iJE:ReFl?SS
LIONS COP PAL CROWN
The game played a+ Sparfan Fneld Thanlcsgnvnng Day marked 'rhe end of a haghly
successful season as our leam sprang baclc affer a slow s+ar+ fo cap+ure 'the league
crown wn+h a 6 I l record
The wmmng of fhe Jamboree sfarfed fhe season wn+h a bang We held our oppo
nenfs San Jose Luck and Willow Glen scoreless
The nexf weel: we were held fo a he agalnsf San Mafeo 0 0 The 'Follownng weelc we
me+ defea+ agannsf fhe Cherolcees of Sequoia 20 I2 Tha+ was all we could s'rand Palo
Al+o Jefferson Souih San Francusco Capuchmo and San Jose all received a spanlung
af +he hands of our mlghfy feam
This season IS one of fhe greal' alhlehc chapfers al our school The bone l'he P A L
hlle and +he Rooler s 'frophy all came +o Luncoln
Plclured belo e ou l954 P A L foolball a d baslreiball anagers Top Row
D Sk nner Jlm W lllams Larry C lle Don Hade BOND!!! Row Larry Flora
Norman Jenlcs and Jordan Dan els
Above- J0l"'n Sl'eWdfl. easily oulrunning a Palo Al'ro defender, romps lo pay dirl. He became
fha league's high scorer.
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Above Denny Dudley carries flue mail in fha
game againsi Soulh Ciiy.
A Lion plunges for more yardage againsf rho
wishes of 'the Qaclrling Bulldog.
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down on his boys. Below, Barry l f ' . 'Z sf
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Picfured above is lhe l954 l30's lsaslzeiball leam. Top Row: Harry Rodda, David Ellis, Jim Ford
Sian Goodman, John Brazda, Gene Landes. Second Row: George Musachia, Don Marfinez, Jay
Shulman, Phil Ferguson, Fred Unger, Tony Sedillo. Bofvom Row: Denny Dudley, Joe Vega, Shelly
Becksfrand, Vernon Ashby, Wal? Tranchina.
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Willow Glen - Lincoln baslrefball game.
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Picfured above are members of +he Lincoln High Cross L
Coun+ry feam. Shown here also is fraclc coach Lee Cox
who wa+ches wi+h pride as Don Bowden, champion 880
runner, breaks fhe +ape.
Below is Lincoln's ouisranding I954 fraclx +eam, which in addi'l'ion
+o enjoying a successful season, walked away wirh fhe 'iwelfih con-
secu+ive Willow Glen - Lincoln fraclc meef.
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Hank Olgunn ns shown larealung +l'1e fape on fhe mule relay
Below IS slwown flue luglwlwelglwl lraclr feam
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Pic+ured above is Lincoln's I954 Varsify Baseball ieam. Top
ROW! Julio Rodrigues, Ed Ciffi, Wal? Tranchina, Bari Fanning,
John Siewarf, Joe Lindsey, Rich Loughead. Boffom Row: Joe
Gerarge, Harry Rodda, Tony Realmonfe, Doug Baer, Obed
Guiierrez, Ernie Dalmon, Denny Dudley.
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Here's our varsify feam in acfion.
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Lincoln's J. V.'s furned in a good record fhis year in Hs
games wilh league and non-league schools. Ari' Boland,
picfured a+ 'rhe righ+, coached fhe squad during i'rs success-
Below is shown an aclion sho+ in a game with San Jose High.
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Shown here is Lincoln High School's "pa'I'ron sain+,"
Con Mendler. Above is 'lhe plaque of dedica+ion which
was affixed +o ihe swimming pool wall 'lhis year, and
which is self-explanaiory. Lincoln is indebfed fo Con
no+ only for his ma+erial generosify, buf because he
has provided us wi+h a fradiiion of friendship which has
helped fo endow our school wifh ifs unique personaliiy.
Lincoln was awarded fhe Wall' Williams
Sporfsmanship Trophy for oufsfanding co-
operafion in fhe roofing sec'l'ion, sporfs-
manship on +he field, and all-around good
spirii and enfhusiasm for fhe I953 foofball
FRAN K COVELL
GRADUATES OF 1954
BARBARA NERELL ,
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Senior commiffee cl1airmen:Top Row: Glenn Pierce, Gayle Smalley, Gayle Grisham. Diane
Wilroff. loffolll ROV!! Beffy Easton, Carmine Cafello.
Above ls picfured G. A. A.
G A A ORGANIZATION
Lincoln has a very achve Gnrls Afhleflc Assocuahon This organnzahon rnee+s af+er
school on Tuesdays and Thursdays The gurls play sporrs all fhe year around and +hey
have playdays and clmncs wn+h fhe o+her schools nn 'rhe coun+y
Below fhe ball IS bailed over fhe
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A fasf Slade mio home decides e
wlnnung run for fhls game
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Here IS +I1e foofball feam making n+s grand enhance a+ Hue I953 Jamboree
ose boys Ina mg earned a rseiy bIocH are enflfled fo membership an Ihe
B ook I Honor ocre?y The boys serve fhe school by selling food and ro
grams .af fl e games and ser Ing as offacnals af Ihe school games and achvmes
Above is lhe Lincoln Class "B" swimming leam. Top Row: George Musachia, Randy McCalla,
Tom Hade, Tom Kirchin, Mike Mann, Jim Campodonico, Joe Berlcovilch. Second Row: Tom While,
Randy Baer, Bob Lang, Dan Gofflieb, Bob Norman, Earl Davis, Benny Sloof. Third Row: Bobby
Bumgardner, Bob Kagel, John Flaherly, Barney Levy, Joe Moless, Ron Williamson. Absenf, is
Picfured below is lhe I954 Class "A" swimming learn. Top Row: John McGinnis, Bill Benson
Vic Owen, Lynn French, Vic Spraic, Bill Roberlson, Dan Murray. Second Row: MerriH Hail.
Denny Liddell, Jerry Lawson, Ted McPhefres, Rex Macer, Solon Jaclcrnan. Third Row: Ted Dres:
ser, Lee Eby, Bob Hughes, Phil Ferguson, Dave Gilin, Glen King.
Piciures above are fhe Lincoln linksmen. Buck Row: Dick Lanscioni, John Applefon, Jim
Cilrano, Jim Gregg, Jim Williams. Ff0Ilf ROW: Harvey Kohs, Gary Caldwell, Fred Lans-
ford. Mark Hammer.
This year's golfers had a full season. They played games wifh P. A.
fhroughoul' +he league plus games wi'l'h non-league schools in our counfy.
P. A. L. Tournamenl
Commillee chairmen for lhe senior play were: Back Row:
Carol Vivensi, Nancy Morgan, Carol Johansen, Elinore John-
son, Diane Jergens, Gayle Smalley, Pa? Hade, and Barbara
Blue. Setlfed: Jackie Roberfs, Bonnie Oakes, and Joyce Taor-
Na+ piclured here are ihe senior girls who acled as usher-
elles 'for the rwo performances. These girls were coslumed,
like 'rhe aclors, in lhe garb of +he "roaring +wen+ies." This
lenf an afmosphere of au+hen+ici+y fo fhe produclion, as did
fhe piano seleclions offered by Belly Easfon and her assislanf
Joyce Avrech, as Florence McCrickeH, looks on as
This year's senior play, which was a fremendous financial
success, lold +he hilarious slory of an ama+eur +hea+re group
and i+s zany direcrress. Mrs. J. Duro Pampinelli.
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Pal' KGPPUHI 05 MVS- Rlilefi admires Hullev l'l0559i"0559 Easlon lThe liflle girl pianisfl while Orza Williams
'Mark Hdmmefl- lNelly Fell? consoles Diane Wilcoff icim snap
MARY ANN BOOTH
MARIE DE LA ROSA
CAROL ANN FAY
MARY ANN MILLER
ROANN LEA STORMS
SHERRY VON MARBOD
When ihe Bond eleciion came up a few rnonfhs ago,
The senior class decided fo pilch in and help. The resull
- a Junior Cilizens Commiffee was formed. This com-
miffee pu? ou'f a special issue of Lion Tales, made poslers
and wen? io lhe neighboring junior high schools and gave
lallcs concerning Phe elecfion. Lincoln fruly showed our
communi+y +ha+ we are always willing fo serve. Members
of fhe commiffee are: Elinore Johnson, Frances Moe,
Joyce Avrech, Gayle Grisham, Connie Corral, Joyce
Taormina, Babs Buechner, and Carol Vivensi.
Fun lor all! Thafs wha+ fhe seniors had on fhe day ol
fheir senior picnic. This year lhe picnic was held al Adobe
Creelc Lodge. Sfudenis enjoyed swimming, horse baclr rid-
ing, dancing, and above all - ears. Taking a minufe ou+
of ihe days fesfivifies are: Babs Buechner, Marlc Hammer
and Diane Wikoff. Sealed are Gloria Ramos, Maria De
La Rosa, and Bob Knolh.
Affer visifing many of the agencies supporfed by the
Communily Chesf, fhe senior class decided +o help one
of the organilafions. They chose fhe Brandon Home and
lhen held a senior clofhing drive. The s+udenfs in this pic-
'fure are sorfing and paclring fhe clofhes io faire fo The
Brandon Home. Senior clofhing drive members are: Curl
Elrod, Babs Buechner, Carol Vivensi, Jim Marshall, Connie
Corral, and Joyce Taormina.
Gefiing las+ rninufe ins+ruc+ions from chairman Arnold
Lamb, lhese senior sfudenls seem all se+ for +he annual
Vocafional Conferences. Mos? of +he graduaiing s+uden+s
receive ideas for iheir fufure from fhese conferences.
Sfudenfs picfured are: Arnold Lamb, Gwen Price, Arlene
Weiss, Jack Hawes, and Grefchen Pauli.
Deciding on wha+ To have for senior dress day is
quiTe an ordeal. These sTudenTs are looking over ideas
for The Three days of fun. Senior dress day is one day
each week for Three weeks, during which Time The
seniors dress and acT mosT peculiarly, This year The
seniors really had a greaT Time. Shown are members
of The comrniTTee: Margaref McCloud Torn Peferson,
Barbara Searcy, Paul Villarruz, Susan Srni+h, Lou Oros
The The rnos+ climacTic of all acTiviTies -
Gradualionl CongraTulaTions and senTimenT
mingled as The sludenfs received Their diploma
and walls down The aisle, and inlo a new Type
of life. Some of The graduaTes will go To college
for Turlher knowledge, while oThers will sTarT
righT in wifh Their chosen vocaiion. Here we
see Jaclnie Faber and Mary Owens helping Bill
Poe on wifh his robe. To The righT is Laureen
WingeT measuring Jim Williams for his robe.
A+ lasT The big nighT ar-
rives! lT's The nighT of The
senior ball. This is alrnosT The
lasT senior acTiviTy and one
of The mosl beaulilul. The
si+e of This gala occasion
was The Women's Club. "Fan-
Tasy of Pearls", This year's
Theme was carried our quiTe
cleverly and beauTiTully. OH
To an early sTarT are: Phil
Torre, Jack Hawes, Carol
Vivensi, Denny Dyke, Mar-
gareT Gil, Claude BarTmess.
ln TronT are: Joyce Taormina
and Don Fernandes.
TINY S DRIVE IN
1731 Park Ave 61 Washlngton
San Jose Santa Clara
EOR CASUAL EVENING WEAR
POUR LE SPORT
CYpress 2 1508 1749 Pdf Ave
G R E G G
SERVICE STATION AND GARAGE
Stockton and Cmnebar Streets
San Jose CYpress 5 9933
C HAROLD JOHNSON
CONSULTING ELECTRICAL ENGINEER
CYpress 4 4938 CII JOSC
SAMUEL E BARTH
General Bulldmg and Englneenng Constructaon
San Jose California
LE JAC S DRIVE IN
Keepsake D amonds Sp edel Walchbands EIgIn Wafches
and many other name b ands
46 E San Antomo St CYpress 2 7342
CLASS OF 1954 CONGRATULATIONS
Fred W Bueclmer, Resldenl Mgr
WALSTON a co
FOR THE BEST IN TRAILER LIVING ITS THE
A lh r Moe
STEVENS MUSIC CENTER
1349 Lmcoln Avenue 214 N Santa Cruz Ave
CYpress 5 7013 ELgoto 4 4652
WARD GRISHAM Northern Cal forma D slr bulor
1444 McDanlel San .lose California
FULL LINE OF SCHOOL SUPPLIES
De LUXE FOOD CENTER
GROCERIES MEATS FRUITS VEGETABLES
1970 Naglee Avenue CYpress 3 6711
Paclflc Hardware 81 Steel Co , Inc
1344 The Alameda CYpress 2 1362
San Jose 26 cdllfbfllld
JENOTT S PASTRY SHOP
FINE Iusnuss 1732 Park Avenue
C O M P L l M T S
Tucker Prlntlng 84 Llthography
785 The Alameda CYpress 3 8707
LUCKY S DRIVE IN
Brooklyn and Son Carlos
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Member New York Slack Exchange Fig-gf qnd lqyghgre CYpreg5 2.1171
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Your FrI ndl Manager - R. L. Blue .
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COCA COLA BOTTLING CO OF SAN JOSE
O D L U C K S E N I O
CALENDAR OF THE SCHOOL YEAR 'I953 54
Sophomore Oruenfafuon Meefung
Sfudenf Body Card sale opened
23 Do Rughf Druve
26 Magazune Druve
Busuness Educafuon Day holuday
30 Twurp Season
Sadue Hawlcuns Day Dance
Scaffer Raf Druve
Armusfuce Day holuday
End of quarfer
Bug Bone Ball
3 All school play
A Cappella Feshval
Novuce Speech finals
3I Chrusfmas holudays
March of Dumes downfown
Fashuon show gurls
Bob Bronzan boys
lnsfallafuon and Awards Assembly
Sporfsmanshup Trophy Awarded
End of Semesfer
Luncoln s Burfhday holuday
Washungfons Burfhday holuday
Wullow Glen Luncoln Hoopsfers Hop
I9 Senuor ay
3l Vocafuonal Conferences
P A L Conference here
End of quarfer
Assembly Dufch Derr
I7 Sprung Vacafuon
Senuor Pruvulege Cards ussued
All cufy fraclc meef
One Ac+ Plays
All P A L Track Meef
Sfafe Musuc Fesfuval
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P A L Swummung Hnals
Mofhers Day Tea
Junuor College Personnel Tesf
Calufornua Subuecf A
N C S Swummung Fmals
N C A Champuonshup Fueld and Track
Sfafe C I F Traclc Meef
Memorual Day holuday
Graduafuon un 'Ihe Rose Garden af 630
End of school
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