Adamson High School - Oak Yearbook (Dallas, TX)

 - Class of 1927

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M R. A D,-XNISON

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,gg The QQA K E meg 9 The :Adamson Loan F und HAT greater or better gift can we offer our nation than the edu- cation and guidance of our youthl This idea is the cardinal principle of Mr. Adamson's philosophy as he moves among his students advising where interest had flagged, and commending when boys and girls were measuring up to their opportunities like men and women. Often is he heard to say, "Education makes a people easy to lead, but diilicult to driveg easy to govern, but impossible to enslave." At every turn he displays that unselfish interest and consideration for others which is the first requisite of a gentleman. Honoring this heroic character who has been the inspiration of Oak Cliff spirit in its finest and highest expression, the Parent-Teacher,s Asso- ciation this year sponsored the creation of the Adamson Loan Fund. The initial contribution for the fund was the gift of the splendid boys and girls of the IQ27 January graduation class, who realized the supreme value of an educated heart and head and who labored that others might achieve. Other donations were quickly added through the interest and work of the Parent-Teachers' Association. The fund is available to any boy or girl who needs it to finish his course in the Oak Cliff High School. A committee consisting of Mr. Adamson, a faculty and a Parent-Teach- ers' representative, have charge of the loans. 3 Y if: , 'it f A' -sd .. - 5b Z Y , W 4, , Y ,M in-N T W Y ,V W W HW T 'T ,T 2 A 'T W W TY Tn O , Y' sv ,, Y ' ' -Y nv, " " " A "W if ' - in ' I tl - K Y - ff I Tc-

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