American Field Service Exchange Program - Overseaer Yearbook (New York, NY)

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THE QWHSMUQ QIIIIIM F959 ,l 1,2 Qi iff, 3? "SSM swing -Ek-ka 1 A A if ' 7 W A MY-, A. AB IE, UF' QCDNTIEZNTS ARGENTINA .,..,. AUSTRIA ........ BELGIUM .....,. BRAZIL .....,. DENMARK ........ FINLAND ,...... FRANCE ...... GERMANY ............... GREAT BRITAIN GREECE .........E HOLLAND ........ INDGNESIA ...... ITALY ..,...... JAPAN ......M.....,.,, LUXEMBOURG .. NORWAY .....,...L PAKISTAN ........ PHILIPPINES ....., SPAIN .......... SXVEDEN ..,..,..... SWITZERLAND TURKEY .......,,,,,, STAFF ...,...,,,.,.,,,, SHIP CANDIDS ........ Page 10 16 20 24 34 40 46 70 78 82 90 94 100 104 108 112 116 122 126 132 140 69, 77, 99, 107, 121,125, 139, 147 ar emtina Q- Y ,- ,, QKW 3' M 0 5 L' CL- IJ 'S xx w ww xx ' SW X N We are thirty-two AFS travelers . . . each of us has two families, two coun- tries, two hearts . . . "the greatest" . . . "the most wonderful" . . . NOW we are truly Argentine . . . memories will supply years of conversation, how could we ever forget: . . . "dulce de leche" . . . gauchos . . . overflowing street cars . . . silver bracelets . . . Hempanadas' '... guitar serenades . . . wine . . . the "M-16" . . . planes that wouldn't fly . . . cha-cha-cha . . . trips to the moun- tains . . . Nat "King" Cole love songs . . . handsome Latin men . . . sipping "yerba matei' . . . Spanish dictionaries . . . our new, loving "mama" . . . white school tmiforms . . . horses . . . singing girls . . . confusing, crazy traffic . . . parties and more parties . . . Oid Mortalex tiny cups of coffee . . . fruit and flower vendors . . . meeting the President . . . touring B.V. by foot . . . "Chau" -too many goodbys . . . airports at 5 A.M .... Peru by night . . . Santiago by rain . . . talks and more talks . . . 25 extra pounds . . . "the most wonderful family in the world" . . . new philosophies . . . darling Martha . . . love . . . friends . . . and more love . . . 16,000 miles of friends . . . a whole country full of loveeARGENTINA. HARRY FRANK Santa Cruz, California CHRISTY JO FROSCHHEUSER Hastings, Nebraska SUSANNE GAFFNEY Newburgh, New York LARRY GILB Redwood Falls, Minnesota PATRICIA GREEN Corpus Christi, Texas VIVIAN GREENHALGH Mount Holly, New jersey 6 ELAINE ANGEROSA Schenectady, New York ELAINE BUCK Erie, Pennsylvania NANCY CARRIG Painesville, Ohio THOMAS COATES Cincinnati, Ohio SUSAN CURLEY Burbank, California RANSOM DAVIS Baltimore, Maryland 'Nm 1-'Wa LINDA HAMMANN Portland, Oregon LINDA HART Milwaukie, Oregon DAVE KALAYJIAN Detroit, Michigan JULIE KHNIPORT El Segundo, California KATHLEEN KRAKE Mound, Minnesota ELLEN LASSNER Tenafly, New jersey Sfiwggsslz sfo-wwmw , A 5 X My . 22 - . . i M . 19 ' , A X - yr, i., Q, ai, .-wi .eww is is ,Sa ' -1. ,Q ' i. ' :fsggii Aj: . ,fin EILEEN MARCH Reading, Massachusetts KATHRYN MEARA Falls Church, Virginia LAURA NEAT Chandler, Arizona JANET NEELEY Wexford, Pennsylvania LINDA RIDGEWAY Glendora, California SUSAN SANDLER Oak Park, Michigan a fx' 7 MARTHA SIDES Conover, North Carolina HILARY STEVENSON Knoxville, Tennessee MARY LOU STRESNAK LeSueur, Minnesota CAROLINE TATE Charlotte, North Carolina ARNOLD WALD Montrose, New York PHILIP YENAWINE Syracuse, New York Directing fffiffif-Argentina Style- Looks like another AFS party. What's the big joke at th back of the table? fide on a busy tfanvia fbugj by San Martin Sf, in Street scene in a large city of Argentina. It's winter, but Notice the advgffigifig-just like home. you can stlll buy flowers here. Whose Chevrolet is that in the background? E , bird's-eye view of the city of Salta taken from the top The San Martin monument in Salta. Cerro San Bernardo f Cerro San Bernardo. is in the background. 9 AUST QA , W 1 Most of us going to Austria would have had to admit that we knew practically nothing about this country since the Austrian-Hungarian Empire. While we studied about it before going, it still seemed like an unimportant country to the south of Germany. We found we were wrong! Our experiences in Austria were varied and unusual. Some of us were in Vienna or other cities, some in small agri- cultural towns, some in remote mountain villages, and others on farms. Yet, in comparing experiences, we found that we all agreed that Austria was one of the most beautiful little countries in the world, and the people were incomparably friendly and hospitable. As we traveled through Austria we saw her ever beauti- ful countryside change constantly. In the west are the Alps, rugged and challeng- ing. Those of us there tried a little mountain climbing, watched mining opera- tions, and basked in the sun at the comfortable resorts. Going east we found the agricultural district with old castles, vineyards, towns, and villages unchanged for centuries beside the Blue Danube. We loved the b-icycle and auto trips to the many fascinating sites in this part of Austria. We spent our end-of-summer stay in fabulous Vienna. Here we found the center of Austrian culture and life, an old city of palaces, wine gardens, and music. We saw Vienna's modern swim- ming beaches, her Baroque palace of Schonbrun, and the dignified Lord Mayor of Vienna. We will long remember the courageous Austria that has made a mag- nificent comeback after Nazi and Russian occupation. We will long remember the beautiful Austria of rugged Alps and rolling countryside. We will long re- member growing Austria, building a strong country that can take her place in the modern world, and' still keep her old world charm. We will always remember her gentle, laughing, hard-working people who took us into their homes and hearts. DAVE BERARDO SIDNEY BOHANA FRED BROST VICKI COX El Llonte, California Dallas, Texas Erdenheim, Penn. Greenville, South Carolina If as I QW? 'F I Qigqvxy s The lovely olcl town quarters in a small village in Austria OHN DAVIES PAM DRAEMEL DOROTHY DULONG BARBARA FAHS J San Carlos, California Fremont, Nebraska Wakefield, Mass. Fair Lawn, NJ. JOHN FATHERLEY ED FLITTON JANE GOSSER KATHY HAAS Darien, Connecticut Austin, Minnesota Sandusky, Ohio New Castle, Pennsylvania The Austrian Group play- ing and singing the Bunny Hop in a Palace Garden. , A six is is W is 2 K M? 7' 'S E aait ali ,P E , H H if -15 ,, 1 .V ' u ,i 1, 'K ,...,r i .gy 7,2 , geferw PAT HALLMAN LINDA HAMM KAREN HESKE PENNY HONN Columbus, Wisconsin Lewiston, New York Syracuse, New York McMinnville, Oregon W- F s 5, rw iw Wolfgang Wuhrer, the Austrian Leader in the Zuiderkruis l . if A at TIM JAROCH ' Mundelein, 1 Illinois . ,,. - 1 , 1 ,.., , 'El 3 X z . . .3 - Q-kQ'f"m'ff"t afitfrfiif - 1' A PAT MacDOWELL Saratoga Springs, New York ROBERT MINNICH Claremont, California BILL MULLIS Wilmington, Delaware ,nys A typical Austrian Farm in the northern part of the country. Dorothy Dulong in an Austrian Native Costume PAT MURPHY ALBERT NEI-IODA Rochville, Maryland Bedford, Ohio 3. 'Ss BECKY O'BRIEN Marysville, California pus, Qu. SHIRLEY OSUMI Santa Ana, California Ealing EWR Dave-pointing out the Eilzug in a Dutch station. He is wearing an Austrian costume. 2, M-.gzg?'iTi hh 'R 0' at el i- SB ig 'T at X 4 JOHN POLACKO Ballston Spa, New York BIARK SANDLER West Hartford, Connecticut GERRY SHEAY Decatur, Illinois MARY SMILEY Torrance, California WSW" ,gy TIBI XVIXTED Mishawalca, Indiana D. Berarclo and J. Polaclko walk on the clrawbridge of the Reigesburg Castle with the Austrian Prize. .- Q E 4 :. :. . , 4. H 'l 'U B f I3 D 1' '51 .ng V J X Bonjour . . . If you were to ask any of the eleven AFS Belgian returnees what country foutside of the United States, is the greatest, there would be no question as to our answer. We all agree that it is Belgium. The Belgian people, whose hospitality is well known throughout the world, accepted us wholeheartedly into their homes. Some of us had language barriers to overcome, but we soon learned from our Belgian families that kindness is the international language. This little nation, which is sandwiched between France, Germany, and Holland, possesses a combination of qualities from these and many other countries in Eu- rope. Our Belgium is really unique. From mountains to lowlands, from historical showplaces to small town markets, Belgium has plenty of charm. We soon be- came aware of the many famous Flemish painters, and for many of us this was our first experience with the finer things in life. European history was there be- fore our eyes in these paintings and in countless other Belgian sights. Will any of us ever forget the Mannekin Pis, the World's Fair, or the countless youth hostels which we invaded? Maybe our feet did ache after those long walks through Antwerp, but that was only a small price to pay for the valuable experiences we enjoyed. No, we will never forget the Belgians, but will they forget us? Surely the ice cream salesmen will notice a lag in their business and the souvenir shops will not be as frequented. But most important of all were our families . . . and we all know that our memories will be with them forever. How many of us made the promise, "I'll be back again, sometime." We all did, and who knows, maybe we will, for Belgium became our second homeland . . . Au revoir! GARY BROWN SUE DUNBAR Minneapolis, - Minnesota Lewiston, New York DAWN DARY Racine, Wisconsin MARILYN DUKE Oswego, Oregon Susie visits the Atomium at the Brussels World's Fair. CAROLYN ELLIS LARRY GEE Springville, New York Russell, Kansas Carole with her Belgian family. CAROLE HAGERTY Highland, Michigan SUZANNE MURPHY Studio City, California Bunny's Belgian family enjoys l'Le diner" ,gs Q 5 if ,C DIARY WILLIADIS Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania BARBARA SAAM Narberth, Pennsylvania Z L QW 7 Brasil, a country the size of the United States plus Alaska, was the home of fifteen American students last summer. During the final week of our stay we took a trip together visiting three cities. The first of the three cities was Belo Horizonte. We termed it as "Average Town, U.S.A.," because of the separate residential and business districts. The second, Ouro Preto, is the city in which progress stopped in the 1800's. Nothing new has been added since that time. After a struggle, we finally acquired a Brasilian Air Force plane to fly to Brasilia, the third city. The new capital was built in the in- terior to move the population from the crowded coastline. When completed, it will be the most modern city in the world. Going by bus from the airport, we saw the buildings under construction and the President's palace which was completed. The whole city was fascinating and won't be forgotten. This past summer for us, as for each exchange student, was one we will never forget. FRAN BROWN Erie, Pennsylvania DIANA ELLIS White Plains, New York THEA FUND Englewood, New jersey SUSAN GERSBACHER Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin WENDALL HOLLIS Manhattan Beach, California LOUIVA HURT Hutchinson, Minnesota BONNIE MURPHY Kansas City, Missouri PAUL SCHOONMAKER Burlington, Vermont ,XXI wwf' Brazilian Hello Kissing and Hanclshaking is the customary greeting. FRANK RHAME Phoenix, Arizona Frank is one of two American Students who visited Guatemala last summer. TEMALA Frank with a Guatemalan native pulling a man cart. r X T 62111112114 1' V O yn oo S D0 O Q 2 O 0 o O 0 8 U o 0 0 O 0 0 O O O , fa O O -' 0 us' O U X 1' . 1 Q ' K" 04, Q 59 an af bi The slogan, "Not Only For Pleasure"--written above the proscenium arch of Copenhagen's Royal Theater-as we Danes observed, is conducive to enrich- ment greater than the thrill of visiting as charming and historic a land as Den- mark. Denmark-the oldest kingdom in the world-is a state in which "few have too much and fewer too little." The Danish way of life represents harmony be- tween culture and civilization, as well as between classes. We students realized Danish democracy in the clean, well-dressed citizens, in the fresh and effer- vescent towns and countryside, in the Dannebrog flying from a flagpole at every home, and in all the everyday events of work and play in which the Danish people display their remarkable zest, a character truly representing the most exhilarating people in Europe. Remember the aromas from the bakeries and the chimney smoke that smells of dinner as we strolled down a cobblestone street anywhere in Denmark? We Danes shall never forget the Danish food, too wonderful to describe with words other than the proper names: smgzirrebrdd, Wienerbryid, Is and Rgdgrdd med flgide. Not only by visiting famous and fascinating castles-Kronborg, Frederiksborg, and Christiansborg-and other places of national and historical importance and beauty--Hans Christian Andersen's Odense home, Ebeltoft Town Hall, Skagen, Rebild, Jelling Stpnes, Hjerl, Hede, Fangi, and Mains Klint-but shar- ing the summer days and by exchanging knowledge of our countries did we realize the enrichment of our AFS summer as well as the pleasure. We shall always remember Danish democracy as unassuming but genuineg down to earth yet with its eyes turned to the skies and the slogan of the Danish people: "Not only for pleasure." This and more was our summer-AFS DENMARK 1959. DOUGLAS BEATTIE Scarsdale, New York MARY BOND La Canada, California BONNIE BRODT Rochester, New York BARBARA CAMPBELL Royal Oak, Michigan JANET BURCHAM State Road, North Carolina SANDY BOTTGE Renville, Minnesota DEE ANN DAHL Faribault, Minnesota SUSAN EBBERTS Catonsville, Maryland PAULA CLARK Sacramento, California JOHN COLINA Trenton, Michigan 3 SUE EVANS Fairfield, Iowa PENNY FARANCE Portland, Oregon N. ,F LAURA LEIGH FINCH Yuma, Arizona JAMES GANTSOUDES Danville, Virginia BOB HILGENDORF Milwaukee, Wisconsin ELIZABETH HUGHES Waynesburg, Pennsylvania JANICE HANSEN Wayzata, Minnesota JOHN HAXVLEY Dallas, Texas SUSAN JENKINS Silver Spring, Maryland CHARLES JONES Sedalia, Mississippi ROGER LeCOMPTE Cincinnati, Ohio KATHRYN LUNDBY Spring Valley, Minnesota SUSAN LUX Minneapolis, Minnesota MARY MARTIN Wells, Minnesota KAY MONROE Racine, Wisconsin JOHN RANKIN Kingsport, Tennessee ARTHUR MASSOLO Port Washington, New York DOUGLAS MOE Roseland, New jersey ROY ROGOSIN Beverly Hills, California RITA SAYE Alhambra, California LORETTA SCHMIDT Visalia, California JULIANNE SPEARS Portland, Oregon JULIE TOWNLEY Montague, California NANCY TUNE Solvang, California JUDITH THEURER Gloversville, New York MORETTA THORSON Clark, South Dakota SUSAN WARD Appleton, Wisconsin CAINIERON WEIFFENBACH Hamburg, New York LINDA WALKER Liverpool, New York EARL WARD Prairie Village, Kansas LOIS YOUNG Pelham, New York PATRICIA WOOD Effingham, Illinois rsh JUDITH WEISE Westfield, New jersey 0 Y ' 1 0' X ' 1 ll gl A ll ll Gi The Danish AFSers spent a wonderful day touring the historic castle on Fyn. E 0,3 ik' ., V, iq Q24 - EQ ' lvar, the Danish chaperone, hurrying the AFSers on their way. Aase and friend preside over folkcting "Ikke farvel, vi se os i gen," ifiwiwifiai ? -1 U Q ff 1 5 1 ku 'f 'f Q ' f 14" r' Q" ' 7 4:5 Xiang ilf V 'Nag il 'A ' , I . sz. " '?3i1,f' f 1 U' n X H fi if W v j , Ei 'N jxkfeii 3 A 'X X A 'A' 1 5 N 4 ? - r.x 5 'Ag n , xg, 34 - 1 A ,aw Many people know very little about Finland except that it is located some- where in northern Europe and that it is the only nation to have paid back its war debt. No doubt the first thing many of us did when we found out we were going to Finland was to run to a map to find out just where the country was located. We may have worried slightly about getting to know the people because so many Americans have the stereo-typed picture of the stolid, serious Finns, who do not take much of an interest in anything but work. Yet we became more and more thrilled at the prospect of going to Finland because not much is heard about it, and we realized we were in for a very different experience. Any apprehension that we may still have felt as We boarded the ship was completely dispelled as we met our chaperons, Liisa Hinkkanen and juhani Kindberg. None of us will ever forget the many experiences we shared with them, especially on the trip through Europe to Helsinki. We felt that this trip helped the Finnish group become so closely knit. We had to be, or someone would have been left behind! In Helsinki we met our families and started on the most exciting experience of our lives- becoming acquainted with Finland. Here we found a land of 60,000 lakes sur- rounded by majestic evergreen forests. We found cities which combined beauty in parks, statues, and walks, with busy and varied industries. We found prosper- ous farms were people worked hard, yet lived life to its fullest. But most im- portant of all, we found a land of happy people, people who took a great interest in music, art, and theatre, as well as the out-of-doors and sports. Finland, then, means to us a nation of quiet, awesome beauty, where people work hard while enjoying life to its utmost. We think of a country that has known strife, yet has held to its high ideals and not given in to stronger forces. We know that we will again be drawn to Finland's shores, and we hope it will not be long before we again enter the land which has come to mean so much to us, and hear people say once more, "Tervetuloa Suomi-Welcome to Finland!" nut urn I Om'-KP AV' an-ral xr BILLIE ANN COLBURN Fremont, California KENNETH CROSS Yuba City, California GLADYS ALLISON Fairfield, Connecticut RONNETA BISMAN Springfield, Missouri GEORGE BLAIR Elma, New York ARCHER DODSON Roanoke, Virginia I A I l Q N W an K L.. JIM BRICKER Gettysburg, Pennsylvania CATHERINE CAMPBELL Barrington, Illinois MARY CHRISTY Phoenix, Arizona STEPHEN GOOD Lincoln, Nebraska PATSY HENNESSY Concord, California PHILLIP HOWELL Lenoir, North Carolina JOHN DONALDSON Sturgis, South Dakota 'ik KAREN JENSEN Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan KAREN KINKAID Great Falls, Montana REBECCA DOWNEY Fairview, Pennsylvania REBECCA GASTON Statesville, North Carolina Q' LUSANNAH LANGLEY Long Island, New York 37 ANNE MENICON Sparrows Point, Maryland DONNA MOFFETT Ferndale, Michigan CAROLYN MYER Hurley, New York ELLEN RICHARDSON North St. Paul, Minnesota ROBERT SHERIFF, IR. Mount Hays, Maryland JUDY SHIMEK Cedar Rapids, Iowa JOANNE LIND Glencoe, Minnesota LINDA LOGAN Shelby, North Carolina BARBARA MAYNARD Berkeley, California BROWNING MAREAN Topsfield, Massachusetts FRANCES MCMEEN Lewistown, Pennsylvania CAROLYN MENCKE Medford, Oregon ., un --f:,.z:::amw7viwfi1m CRAIG SMITH PATRICIA SMITH BETH ANN STEGMAIER SUSAN VETTER Syracuse, New York Overland Park, Kansas Wallingford, Hingham Massachusetts Pennsylvania EMILY WATSON Birmingham, Michigan ,gm X CAROL WHARTON JERRY WING E1 Pago, Texag Turlock, California FTQHC 1 Vi K 1 pl 74 'n ffl XY! Ai xy A A L. V142 AIN Ii-A 1 'i"4v x mi' ' Vi 4 4 uuttl m F9 1k 5 1 ix V' f 'Sw A Wx 'x AY Ax A N x X K -B 'ily E 'AV ' li Fifi A 1 wa ,AWA K ' 4 1 Fx Q' Qs 'VA Y 4 ..A v R.. in ' 1 5553!-g if. 5 .-. T T 1' ex " .V 5: LX X X . XX Ntsx , ,L W ' XA' AY' V , X ' :- 5' 'TX 'ir' 'SE -E. if .X Es. . France was well represented by AFS during the summer of 1959. Practically every corner and region of France from the French Riviera to Brittany was in- habited for three months by one of the 36 Americans sent to France. We tried to act French, live French, and, probably the hardest, speak French. While in France, we learned most of the habits and customs of the French people, like never lighting more than two cigarettes with one match, or their love of camping while on vacation. Our activities during the two months were as varied as the regions in which we lived. Some worked on wine farms, others helped out in the fields, and still others just loafed and went swimming and touring. The highlight of our stay in France was probably the week-and-a-half stay in Paris for everyone at the end of the summer. Here we talked over our experi- ences, families, and amusing incidents. We visited all of the scenic and familiar tourist spots, and during our free time we walked around the streets-gathering in all the full flavor of Paris life. Probably the most vivid memory anyone has of our stay in Paris is the two day bus trip through the Loire Valley to see the famous Chateaux country. These two days not only united us all into a close group, but also provided us with the opportunity to really get to know one another. We sang, told jokes, and just laughed at anything that was out of the ordinary. At the end of the summer on the boat enroute to America, one could usually see the French kids together. In all probability we were still rehashing memories of our wonderful stay in France, and of the great time we had-all regretting that we couldn't have stayed longer in la belle France. JOANNE ARCANGELO ANNILEE ARMSTRONG SARAH BARTHOLOMEW Clark's Green, Decatur, Illinois Birmingham, Pennsylvania Michigan MARSHALL BOUTON RAY BOWMAN MAUREEN DONNLEY New York, Indianapolis, St. Cloud, New York Indiana Minnesota ED DRUY SUSAN ERICKSON ALBERT FARVER Mingeapolis, Grosse Ile, Cambridge, Lfinnegota Michigan Maryland FRED KELLOGG MARGARET KILPATRICK GERRY KNOCHE Groton, Rochester, Randallstown, Massachusetts Minnesota Maryland IOANN LAMBERSON JEANNE LaLIBERTE KATHIE LEE Kansas City, Duluth, Portland, Missouri Minnesota Oregon KAREN LEYDECKER DWIGHT MILLER ANDREW LOOKER Holley, South Gate, New York, New York California New York MALTREEN RAFFERTY Sandy Hook, Connecticut 'Wikia --uf ""J' Amencans in "France" enjoying a French party JOANNE SEEFELD BARRIE THORNE THOMAS YONKER Santa Barbara Logan Coming, Callfornla Ltah New York zrgmamg 9-- 3 -1 8 9 3 2 o 9 O 9 as. 1 0, Y Yu n' sf 5 N WT is? V Q gs! ,ix A Guten Morgen. These words were heard early in the morning by the 289 American students in Germany. It was rather difficult to get up from under those soft Federdecks. Awakened by noisy young people in the Youth Hostels at 5:30 a.m. was even more painful with a long stretch ahead on a bicycle. Some teen-agers spent their mornings in a school with strict teachers, and chat- tering students. Many were even eating their werst sandwiches as the lecture proceeded. All was very friendly even to the point where everyone shook hands as they met acquaintances on the street. Muttie had Mittagessen all ready when the children came home, be it from school or play. It may have been meat or Griesbrei, but it was tasty. This was shown by the number of people who gained weight during their summer visit. Not only was the dinner good, but the other five meals had equal taste. Those who went to Berlin will always remember the sessions in the Jazz cellars. The visit of the "Cornell Ivy Five" will stand out in those memories. The adventures of the Americans in Germany were varied. Some worked in the Southern vineyards while others sat and watched the ships in a Hamburg port. An interesting and good time was had by all. No one will forget his family and all of the nice German customs. All of the German visitors have a common memory from their experience in Bremen. The beautiful ships hanging in the Rathaus, the old grandfather clock that rang as each speaker began, the beautiful cathedral, and the oldest house in Bremen are all impressions left in the minds of intrigued AFSers. They will re- member Helga von Hoffman, and all are thankful to her and the local chairmen for their help in making a perfect German summer. The climax to the summer was a party in Bremerhaven, something enjoyed by all. Finally the short summer came to a close. Tears came to the eyes of some as they said Auf Wiedersehen to their German friends and families, but all are looking for their return to Deutschland. ,fam alfa? DIANE BELL Seattle, Washington FRANK BENNETT Dunville, Illinois MARY BEVERIDGE Muscatine, Iowa HEATHER BIRNIE Portland, Oregon BARBARA BOYD Kaukauna, Wisconsin MIKE BRADY Midland, Texas ,...ina' I -'mmmmm sw ouw CLAUDIA AKLAND Billings, Montana MARY KAY ALLISON Fergus Falls, Minnesota FRANCES AMICK Phoenix, Arizona JO ARNOLD DeWitt, New York ADRIANNE ASH Dayton, Ohio BEATRICE AUZE Rodeo, California we-gamma, i,mumm . , W, .V DON BRANT Port Washington, New York JOE BROOME Knoxville, Tennessee GLORIA BUCHANAN Lawrenceville, Illinois JEAN BULLOCK Bethesda, Maryland CAROLINE BURGIN Lincolnton, North Carolina MARCUS CALHOUN Thomanville, Georgia fm -2 - .. ,ai , il an X or l,s, , . . :..,. l . H K 5 Waffle! BETTY CHANDLER Marion, Massachusetts DARLENE CHRISTENSEN Stayton, Oregon DALE COLLINS Cleveland, Ohio CAROL COWLEY Lubbock, Texas ALBERTA CROSCUTT Clymer, New York ANN CROSS Baraboo, Wisconsin F RAN DUFFY Bellevue, Nebraska MARCIA DUGAN Olivia, Minnesota CYNTHIA DUNHAM Bradford, Pennsylvania PATRICK EGAN Lincoln, Nebraska SONOVA EGGE Chatfield, Minnesota ROBERT ELDRIDGE Williamsonville, New York , BILL DAKAN Culver City, California GUY DANIELSON Oklahoma City, Oklahoma JUDY ANN DAVIS Pottsville, Pennsylvania VAN DAVIS Haddonfield, New jersey JEFF DIVER Waukegan, Illinois JOHN DOBKIN West Hartford, Connecticut A- De., -. p,,pg,agt Vfyf- H..w,.e .,t.- tem,.fs.Wmay--QmmfiWwv.,wmvm, ,ff-- W , SANDRA ELLIS Oklahoma City, Oklahoma EDWARD EMERSON Hermosa Beach, California HEIDI ERICKSON Minneapolis, Minnesota JERRY ESTRUTH San Jose, California LEONARD EVANS Castro Valley, California RICHARD FERRE Salt Lake City, Utah Z imf?555H5.Q gm . 1' 'l51k9E3?Z?s35is1."'f:i55l,5fZ-- ,U 52' 'f f 'if JW-1 BETTY LOU FISHER Wilmington, Delaware ELIZABETH FISHER Waynesboro, Pennsylvania WAYNE FLYE Tarboro, North Carolina JOHN FRANZ West St. Paul, Minnesota CHERRY GEORGE Springfield, Illinois KAYE GERSICH New Lenox, Illinois CHRIS HARKER Clarksburg, West Virginia KEITH HELBIG Milwaukee, Wisconsin ARTHUR HERRON Springdale, North Carolina COOKI HIGGINS Vancouver, Washington KAREN HITCHCOCK Williston Park, New York ELIZABETH HOFFMAN Fairfield, Connecticut ELLIOT GORDON Golden's Bridge, New York ELAINE GOSS Hoopeston, Illinois RICHARD GREENER Harborcreek, Pennsylvania CORRINE GUNTZEL Minneapolis, Minnesota KAY HAGEBAK Canby, Minnesota MARILYN HAMILTON Westley, California CHARLETTE HOLDEN Hudson, Wisconsin BILL HOLLAND Milwaukee, Wisconsin CLIFF HOLT Greenville, California DINDY HOWELL Stamford, Connecticut THOINIAS HUCKLE Cadillac, Michigan RICHARD HUTTON Des Moines, Iowa we af' -Q.. H Q 1? ,fp-vs 'Q' ROBERT JARRATT Swarthmore, Pennsylvania JANET JOHNSON Denver, Colorado BETSY JONES Delmar, New York BARBARA KOCK Webster, New York EDDIE KIZER Whitnel, North Carolina NANCY KOPECKY West Allis, Wisconsin TIMOTHY LIPMAN Scarsdale, New York ANN LINDSTROM Minneapolis, Minnesota MIKE LONG Grand Prairie, Texas PAUL MANDIGO Pulaski, New York JUDITH MARKMAN Glenshaw, Pennsylvania LIZ MARTELL Penns Grove, New Jersey SUZANNE KOPRINCE Pontiac, Michigan JOE KOVACK, JR. West Grove, Pennsylvania PHIL KROZEK Sunnyvale, California JANE LARSON Minneapolis, Minnesota BENNY LAWRENCE Amarillo, Texas PENNY LAYTON Dover, Delaware PAT MCKEON Pipestone, Minnesota RALPH MCKINLEY Boothwyn, Pennsylvania ALEX MCNAMARA Altoona, Pennsylvania BONNIE MCTAGGART Dos Palos, California JAMIE MILLER Los Angeles, California CAROL MOHR Hillsboro, Oregon 'Fi WJ i- 5 RIE MOONEY Winnetka, Illinois RICHARD MORSE Novato, California KAREN MOUM Delavan, Wisconsin MERRILY MURPHY Morris, Minnesota MARY ELLEN NAYLOR New Canaan, Connecticut DAVID NELSON Fairmont, Minnesota NANCY PARKER Buffalo, New York MARCY PENNEL Downey, California JERROLD PETERSON Santa Rosa, California PAUL PETERSON Minneapolis, Minnesota CHARLES PHILLIPS Buffalo, New York JOAN PINSON Bedford, Massachusetts CHIP NIELSON Rolling Hills, California PATRICIA OBACK Redwood City, California LINDA OKLITZ Elkhart, Indiana DAVID OLSON Emmons, Minnesota STEPHANIE ORMES Colorado Springs, Colorado JOHN OTJEN Elm Grove, Wisconsin Jagger. r w.. , WENDELL PLONK Kings Mountain, North Carolina ANNE POVUELL Minneapolis, Minnesota PAT POVUELL Goldsboro, North Carolina Norfolk Nebraska lim. P . r R. ROBERT RADNICH E if I' is RUTH ANN RANSTROM Detroit Lakes, Minnesota SUSAN REIF Minneapolis, Minnesota "5" JUD REIS Darien, Connecticut WILLIAM RONWE Cincinnati, Ohio DON SANDWEISS Detroit, Michigan KATHY SAXTON Downers Grove, Illinois PETER SCALIA El Cerrito, California KATHLEEN SEATON Pleasant Hill, California PAT SOUTHERN Tempe, Arizona FRITZ SPARKS Oakland, California JAN ST. CLAIR Urbana, Illinois GEORGE STEVENS Harrod, Ohio JOANNE STEVENSON Collingswood, New Jersey MARION STEWART Las Vegas, Nevada HARRISON SCHNEIDER East Hampton! New York STEVE SHELLABARGER Peoria, Illinois DIANE SIROTA Hollywood, California MARK SMITH Westport, Connecticut PAT SMITH Asheville, North Carolina SUSAN SNYDER York, Pennsylvania fb: asdilllm Ll JOE STIGLITZ Gary, Indiana SAM STOUT Huntington, New York JOHN STRAND York, Nebraska PAUL STRASBURG Tucson, Arizona JUDITH SWENSON St. Paul, Minnesota SUSAN TODD San jose, California Q? Q -eizifw' MICHAEL TOOKE Lakeview, Oregon JOSH TOFIELD Anaheim, California MARY TRAINOR South Bend, Indiana JANE TREVILLIAN Richmond, Virginia JOANNE VIDALI Ojai, California CAROLYN WAKEFIELD Duluth, Minnesota JUDY WHITE Bountiful, Utah CAROLYN WILSON Kermit, Texas ANNE WINGERT Hereford, Texas JOSEPH WINKLEMAN Keokuk, Iowa GARY WINSLOW Los Angeles, California DAVID WYLES Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania :neun-u . ,..-.ig4 ...aaziuuuiumf aww ,,m JEAN WALTUCH Clayton, Missouri RUTH WALVOORD Williamson, New York MARY WAU ER Sioux City, Iowa BGB WEDWICK North Mankato, Minnesota JIM WEISS Highland Park, Illinois CYNTHIA WELLS jackson, Minnesota KW. Q25 fr 'wo P , 1 5. .ag JH., lk 'K 'Wi Qi fx gf,rfQ,..i QLW YQ? ' .XA ,K Y K Q I A , P - Q W, ,,5.,,. M f V ' mwjzl ,xr ,Q , U .ra at an lx' rv in I '-' J ak 32- 1' 1' Q' mx 'Q la Q' ' ' if rv I v wx X fl . -Q I . X, QQ 4 1. .-si A ' J' ' "1 1: N .... A KA fx, f 31,-:Lai 1fwfg'4I' , A, :Af-. , g , 'ffli' ra- ,fy 25 Tv , I ' K 1 nw, ax .. German AFSers fhow can you te1l?J enjoy the sights during their end of summer stay. w 6 I BE LI JIM HOLT West Bend, Indiana ALICE HORSEY Wilmington, Delaware STEVE JOHNSON Berkeley, California SHARON DEL KING Santa Paula, California MIKE I.aCOMBE Ogdensberg, New York BONNIE LANDES Michigan City, Indiana CRICKET BEALE Westfield, New York PAT BRUELS Owatonna, Minnesota KEITH ENGDAHL St. Paul, Minnesota EDWARD ETHRIDGE III Cazenovia, New York MARIAN HAND San Francisco, California MAURICE HARRAH Fort Collins, Colorado ti 1331 f'ig+- L,.-- rt, K AQ .Wy Kg. LINDA LEONARD GINGER MQCAULEY JANICE OUREN MIKE VUALTON Santa Anna, California Fullerton, California Phoenix, Arizona Decatur, Illinois Y , DAN VVEHMEIER SIYSAN XYHEELER JEAN WRIGHI' EDVVARD YAXV Lafayette, California The Dalles, Oregon Kohler, Wisctunsin Potsdam, New York AFS sponsor for Stuttgart, Germany: "XX'anng gee Mike Long, our AFS cowboy, directing the way as the AESers board a real German cowboy?" the train in Rotterdam for Germany, 63 Olmwlwevx Berlin is -Free again , Oh,wD-.en Bev-Ish is -Free again ' Oh, Lord I ward- -fo be in 'Hxdf number When Bev-hh is Free again 1 xiii M' 1 Florence Ehlert and jan Ouren are eating the Steve johnson relaxes QU on the park bench German special-Kartoffelsalad-with their Ger- just outside the smoke-filled German beercellar man friend on the Havel River, called the "Eireshale" in Berlin. "Cats on a hot tin wharf." fYou figure it outlj 64 JENIFER ALLEN Cloquet, Minnesota KARL ANDERSON Gaylord, Minnesota BRUCE BARKER Corning, New York JERRY BECHTLE Marion, Ohio SANDY BOYER Corte Madera, California LINDA BROWNING Fairhaven, Massachusetts RENEE De YOE Albany, California TED EHLERS Huntington, Indiana JON NELS EKDAHL Topeka, Kansas ALLAN ERICKSON Garden Grove, California SUSAN FREED Portland, Oregon DAVE FUSS Mattoon, Illinois BRUCE GOLDSTEIN Omaha, Nebraska STEVE HILDRETH Wilmington, Delaware BOB HINDMAN Phillipsburg, Kansas RANDY JESSEE Kansas City, Missouri JEFFREY JOHNSON Redwood Falls, Minnesota MARIANNE KEATING Ashland, Oregon PATRICIA KENNEY Wauwatosa, Wisconsin DALE KINSLEY Mt. Morris, Illinois PAMELA MCCALLUM Bemus Point, New York LYNN MITCHELL Annandale, Virginia TOIVI INIORR Kokomo, Indiana CHARLOTTE MOSES Baltimore, Maryland NORMA MURCHISON Des Moines, Iowa LORETTA NOLL Clatskanie, Oregon JIM OLSON Madison, Wisconsin 41 BILL POULTON Piedmont, California WALTER SHAFER Holcomb, New York CHARLES STEVENS Burlington, New Jersey DENNIS O'DAY Eden, New York TED ORNER Arendtsville, Pennsylvania TOM POLLARD San Marino, California KATHLEEN THOMAS Park Rapids, Minnesota DOUGLAS WALVOORD Muskegon, Michigan SANDRA KAY YEAMANS Vermilion, Ohio Eetti were thrown all over the deck as so UN Idlewild Airport saw many AFSers arrive on the morning of June 18, eager to be on their way to Europe. Others came by car, bus, and train, 2 A . i The horn blew, the engines came to life, nd we were on our way! Streamers of con- AFSers tried to get a last glimpse of Mom and Dad or of the New York skyline. ,ro 5, UOSOAOY The California AFSers landed at Idlewild at 6:30 a.m. and found there was a distinct shortage of eating space in the coffee shop. Result: Nancy Naftel and Beth Summers ate their breakfast off the top Of a trash can in the hallway. AFSers and their families began arriving at the pier soon after the meeting at the New Yorker Hotel was done. Con- fusion reigned as families, luggage, and AFSers were hustled onto the ship. u GREAT BRHN N 5 em K.. W W? f EE I 1:,,. :q 'Q V: :?: F2 :,, i 1 M xi? 9 62 f A YQ, .Y gl 4 Y 'sf . , 'J B ' Z' "I say there, old chap, have you seen the nineteen Americans who have spent the past summer in merry old England? I was talking to one of them a fortnight ago and he told me about some of their experiences. They all arrived in London on june 29 and their first mistake was to look the wrong way before crossing the street, as he nearly got run down, one of the boys, Archie Duncanson, told the car's driver that he was driving on the wrong side of the road. Many of the stu- dents were met by their summer families in London, while others traveled to their new homes. The students were located all over England except for Mary Willis who stayed in North Ireland. Tom Seed became a teddy boy of Sheffield during the summer. Several of the Americans were able to go to Wales and Scotland which enabled them to contrast their surroundings. Others were able to attend school for a few weeks and they found many differences in the two systems. The biggest differ- ence was that here the schools aren't co-educational. The Yankees also found the food to be very different-and fattening! Fish 'n' chips, and roast beef and York- shire pudding were favorites. Of course, that daily afternoon spot of tea was en- joyed by all and all 19 were confirmed tea drinkers when they left. Other liquid refreshments were enjoyed by the boys at the pubs, which they haunted at all hours. The British Association of the American Field Service arranged a trip for our visitors during the last week of their stay. London was the first spot on the tour and the AFSers spent four days seeing the city from top to bottom ffrom the dome of St. Paul's to the London subwaysj. While in London the group attended a movie premiere of "Blind Date" and even had their picture taken with the star. The next day all were caught in a flash shower that flooded the Tube stations fthe subway, and everyone had to walk from the Tower of London to the Strand for dinner. That same night they attended a performance of the Festival Ballet- still dripping wet. There was some confusion that night when Sylvia Sykora got lost alone at 12:00 in the Tube station and missed the last train home. The rest of the end-of-summer stay was spent in Bristol and Bath where the AFSers stayed at Winterbourne, a girls' boarding school, the boys really liked that! Traveling back to London at the end of the week, all bade good-by to their English families for the last time. As the train pulled out of the London station many tears were shed, but all 19 vowed that they would some day return to Eng- land for a longer stay. My informers say that all had a wonderful time and a constant reminder of their English summer is their British accent which they all have a little troublelosingg all, that is, except Gayle Turner from Alabama, who never lost her Southern one. Well, it's four o'clock now and tea time so I must go. Cheerio!" ANNE BIVENS KARLA BURGER MILES CAPRON- Arcadia, California Grand Rapids, Michigan Milwaukee, Wisconsin NEIL COSSMAN GEORGE CHUMBLEY ARCHIE DUNCANSON South Bend, Indiana Richmond, California I-05 Aflgelei C21lif0ff1i21 -2 1 A 1: W?iJFf'!i I , - 'A -A -"' ' A . Q. .- as svffzgiagi f i J. -:. 21ifgfg:f1if .5 wi if if Q . Q JANET HOWE LARRY HURWITZ ANN MERCER Holly, Michigan Butler, Pennsylvania Milford, Delaware fi ""!lJ Sylvia, Carolyn, and Mary take it easy at Vfinterbourne before leaving for Rotterdam. MARILYN NAGEL DOUG NOHLGREN TOM SEED Winnebago, Minnesota Salem, Oregon Dunsmuir, California it ,.'1 I INIARTY SPECHLER LINDA STRUBEN SYLVIA SYKORA Lima, Ohio Elmwood Park, Illinois Minneapolis, Minnesota GAYLE TURNER Birmingham, Alabama Ann, janet, and Marilyn relax under a tree on the beautiful grounds at Winterbourne. CLIFF WARREN Minneapolis, Minnesota Marty, Mary, Anne, Ann, and Carolyn wait with the group outside of the famous Pump Room at the Roman baths in Bath, England. John Hartnett and Nick Gardner, cliapf erons for the end of summer stay, pose in that typically friendly English way. Marty, Carolyn, George. Mary, and Miles show off on the steps of the college near Bath. Note the boys' pipes, cravats, and walking sticks. How very British! 1 i MARY XX"ILLIS Milwaukee, Vfisconsin CAROLYN XWU RZ Madison, Wisccinsin The British AFSers pose with their chaperones and hosts at Winterbourne School during the end-of-summer stay in Bristol ROW 1: Gayle, Mary, Miss Hopes, Carolyn, and Sylvia. ROXV 2: Karla, Marilyn, Celia johnson, Mr. Hopes, Mrs. Hopes Nick Gardner, Anne, and Ann. ROW 3: Robin Miller, Tom, Cliff, Neil, George, John Hartnett, Marty, Archie, Linda, Larry janet, Miles, and Doug. C Rah. Rohl the foiminrnomiweeilltt The "gang" relaxes for a minute and someone caught them off their guarcl. Linda's camera seems to be a point of interest, however. - M-,aQewaamnummww,,g-qmumezfvv wr. ,, -f-, i-amiiuu H PLTFE The S.S. ZUIDERKRUIS-our home for 9 days. :F 2 5-.:..-P' v rx N '::"..'l....- V., iii, 11 YN! , N ' lu. 5-5 'P-eve, 'ef--'E - tqieggw Q 5 as 'i K- Y .yuh-N L. 5 'N I X 'wg A Deck was always full on ii sunny afternoon like this. Reading, writing letters, playing bridge, or just sleeping was part of the life on A Defk. g 2' ii The football heroes show off for the girls. One might be tempted to say that there is beauty in muscles. The girls above are resting after a hard workout under Marv Zonisr Even the boys find it hard to keep up with him when he leads the calisthenics. 77 GREECE 7 EB V .E Q i fEE ' E EE ' f v EEE fin- S tx I Qian' . .ri m 0 gi 1 , . I I '.A .,,,E.. ,.:l ,5EEE,E 1 E 5 Z .,EE . Q ? E zz L 5 E lzz A . 5 W , ""iF""Q' W wwwbwwm 9 5 E1E.E 'fb E TJ, , Ek'-41'-bn E M f 4 H E ' Those of us who were fortunate enough to go to Greece consider ourselves the luckiest students in the entire American Field Service program. Although things were a little difficult to adjust to at first, we soon lost our feelings of shyness and settled down to becoming a part of our respective families. Learning a new alpha- bet and a new language was fun, and on the plane we gathered in small groups to study our little blue "bibles," Say It in Modern Greek. We learned to eat new foods and found it hard to turn down the fifth helping. Certainly we will all remember the fresh fruit and the delicious Greek "sweets," Sleeping and eating hours confused us at first-we could not quite get used to eating supper at 10:30 p.m. We marveled at the beauty and splendor of the ancient Greek ruins and felt very small and unimportant when thinking of the great men who had lived there and had contributed so much to the world as we know it today. The cities are both new and old, and the fruit seller with his donkey and cart were often seen stopped in front of a modem building. The fun-loving nature of the people in- fected us all and helped us to adapt to many things that had previously been strange. Perhaps the most outstanding impression we received from our sum- mer's stay was the hospitality, kindness, and friendliness of the Greek people. They were always willing to go out of their way to be courteous to us and to help us, no matter how poor they may have been. We will never forget our families and the friends that we made. Our thanks to the American Field Service for making our trip possible. M, 4 L if 1 i lift' gf a ,. 5.3 1 A 2 Q . .. . Z ,ia Mgr, W Q fr f lr ,K , 3 an r , ,aw of SQA lx 3 21 d mf Q as or S ' ' lmmw ' ' F'i?iIi'E1-, I-Ea: ,ms : L in .',, if V 1528 S 315, k 5 in 3, 2 , as Earn, 9 M Barb and her Greek sister at a chariot race f?j. ALAN ADAMS Newark, Delaware l JULIE BEETNGNOLLI i Walnut Creek, California DENNIS DeSILVEY 1 East Aurora, New York W l BETSY DEXTER South Portland, Maine NANCY DUNHOFF New Kensington, Pennsylvania BARBARA EROLING Denver, Colorado l JAN GILMAN Ross, California LESLIE ANN GOTTLIEB Salinas, California KAY HERZAG i Highland Park, Illinois Here's Barb again-this time in native costume. CLAIRE HIRSCH Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania MARSULA MUNSON Jamestown, New York JUDI OSBORNE San Luis Obispo, California TRUDY PARSONS Bel Air, Maryland DICK PERRY Baldwinsville, New York FRED PHILLIPS Bakersfield, California NINA RISING Wyckoff, New Jersey SHARON VAN CLEVE Portland, Oregon DAVID WINN Dallas, Texas lik a ,-f-su,-E -111 Marcy Munson and her two Greek sisters and cousin at her summer home in Cania, Crete. 8I f fp 35, L 4 II 5 ':. 6 : H 9 'Aa Ot' 'V 1:!l I A lrlr' ' iibnocoooeo - eQ008if gf so -5: 4' "5 6 J. s ,I if er. 'Q H Oliwwb Our Holland is a flat little country with green pastures and gentle, spotted cowsg cobble-streeted villages with square-towered churches, plain and Calvin- isticg small canals and great sea dikesg homes on polders beside, below, the sea. Our Holland has Amsterdam: crooked, narrow houses on winding, narrow streets . . . tidy street cafes . . . the noise of massive hurdy-gurdies and of different foreign tongues, has Rotterdam: not quaint, but new . . . strong, sharp, modern buildings rise where once was wartime rubble, rise beside a famous harbor amidst a crane-marked skyline, has Den Haag: sophisticated, regal, with its green- grassed parks and beige-gray stone state houses . . . Dutch cheese sliced thin on buttered bread, cold, creamy yogurt dressed with sweetened fruit, little, puffy hot cakes, poffertjes, in melting butter and pow- dered sugarg light pastry cakes and warm, rich chocolate . . . Pretty blond meisjes with unbelievable complexions, who ride swift bicycles and wear short skirts and many petticoats . . . tall, straight, dignified, ruddy- faced sailors, doctors, engineers, businessmen, farmers . . . When we go back, we will want to see people shaking hands with friends met on the street. We will want to buy flowers from a stall, climb a church tower to see the steep and pointed red-tiled roofs. We'll want to talk with Holland's people, exceptionally well-educated people, industrious, courageous people, they have fought the sea and other nations for self-preservation, fervent individualists, they have acquired the title of "stubborn Dutchmenng tidy and economical, they live simply and without ostentation, making the most out of the small area of land bequeathed and made by them, being trad- ers, they are less patriotic than internationally minded and can leave their too densely populated homeland to emigrateg proud, kindly, cheerful, Nederlanders . . . these are the people with whom we want to talk again. Talk of Holland's gardens and carillons and its motor bikes . . . Talk of Delft's old university and of Limburgh's ancient churches and the North's blue waters made for sailing in the wind . . . Talk in Dutch again, the language of a small nation which calls those things it loves the very best by the suffix "tje," to mean "a little something' '... To say, not "Bye" nor "See you later," but "Dag, tot ziensf' MARK BLACKMAN Fargo, North Dakota JUDY BONDUS Wayzata, Minnesota BARBARA CAMPBELL Red Hook, New York NANCY CHESTER Woodland, Washington BETSY CLAPP Washington, D.C. SALLY DUFF IN Carlsbad, New Mexico SHARON AMUNDSON Plymouth, Wisconsin NANCY ARMBRUSTER Petaluma, California KATHY BALLENTHIN Owatonna, Minnesota JOHN BARRETT Homewood, Illinois BONNIE BAUER Batavia, New York KAREN BAXTER Charlotte, North Carolina g -la'-WWWNfwfw2f -Mwwfwwwfvea ffm emwmrf 'K ' 'V M- "'H"' LAEL EATON Mahtomedi, Minnesota SALLY FITZGERALD Yonkers, New York DONALD GEMBERLING Great Falls, Montana IRVIN GINGRICH Auburn Heights, Michigan BETSY GOLDENBERG St. Paul, Minnesota DAVID HANSEN Hibbing, Minnesota K l mf-,I LARRY HARPER Clendenin, West Virginia JOANN HARRIS Los Angeles, California ROSALEE HOUSE San Francisco, California CRAIG JACOBSON Milwaukie, Oregon JIM KIMBALL Fort Madison, Iowa EDITH KOZIOL Lincoln, Nebraska 2 CAROL LATIMORE PETER LENDRUM Wilmington, Watertown, Delaware New York DAVID LOPP LARRY MARSHALL Lexington, San Diego, North Carolina California BECKY MASON Gustine, California MICHAEL MCEWEN Bangor, Maine SHARON MCGRAYNE Lutherville, Maryland ANNIE MOORE Oshkosh, Wisconsin LEE ANN MOORE Sherwood, Oregon RICHARD MUSTY Red Wing, Minnesota 52 3 2 Dutch group with Prince Bernhard a 5 S 2 v :N M lmlwiilw - --1 - 'f Kelso Washington BARBARA OWENS Baltimore Maryland MARTHA RICHARDS Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania BECKY ROSS Shenandoah, Iowa WILLIAM SAKAHARA Gilroy, California JOHN SANDERS Rocky River, Ohio WILLIAM SERRES Oregon City, Oregon JOYCE SMOLENS Altamont, New York TERRY OGDEN Syracuse, New York MARY ANN REYNOLDS Alameda, California LYNNE STARK Upland, California PETE STRONG Erie, Pennsylvania A familiar sight in Holland, a windmill at dusk. I-vnv"""', FAY WALLACE Dixon, California SYLVIA WEDUL Winona, Minnesota Karen Baxter in the miniature city of Maduraclam in Den Haag A- 1 William Sakahara displays his talent as a cow milker on his Dutch Farm. A typi cal Dutch peasant woman and her child in a quaint Dutch village. LINDA WHITNEY Camp Hill, Pennsylvania TED WILLIAMSON Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania JACK WOLFE Alliance, Ohio .ji I TOM YOUNG Sebastopol, California M, Skit S55-4yi,w"x w s Qvfff .s?3kwwJ5 :H' K 'NXFXV' ar iiflgf-Nwxxyndiimxhf 4'7?f 'z 1:5N.?f"'f sw., -'wx-.ff 'N 51- " :Ki W 1i5"??5l"lVwx'x W Aigs -ww W' 4?'i'N'?f' A A 1, auxin'-.gtg svk I, QQ!-fy 'ALS' v' wavvgssi, 0. in x Xi , I 'rf' 5 , Q X Yxf fvhNiqgQR YN XXYQXQ 5 ,ff' Ngwiii . gg v X + Q Q 3 XXXfQ N Q, 5 V 0 E 'Eg INDONESIA-That's all the white card had said. For the four of us it was quite a shock at first. Books pictured this country to be a tropical paradise of tall volcanic mountains, lush green rice paddies, and waving palms. We could expect only what we had read in books as we were the first AFS group to be sent to this little-known country. If this land was unfamiliar to friends at home, the true America was equally unknown to the Indonesians. All summer we found ourselves counteracting false impressions given by American books and movies. Now at home we four are busy sharing our knowledge and love for our second country, Indonesia. We found that the element left out of books was that of the warm-hearted, genuine Indonesian people. They will always stand first in our memories. Our families were all different: some large, some more modern-minded, some quite religious, some wealthy, some closely-knit, but all of them surrounded us with love as their own children. Our happiest moments were spent in the heart of the family life. Soon we reached beyond the family to be adopted into large groups of friends. Everywhere young people were eager to meet us, to practice their English, but most of all, to be friends. With a group of happy young people we might go to a party, speak at a high school, go on a swimming picnic, take a trip to a tobacco factory, visit a Moslem mosque, sing Indonesian folk songs on the veranda, or wander through the gay night markets. Although eager to learn about America, our friends were even more eager to teach us their Indonesian language, customs, and culture. Often we struggled through the steps of a Sumatran dance, or asked what "this" was in Indonesian, or blew away on a suling pipe, but our efforts were rewarded by the pride of our families and friends when we were success- ful. The most exciting part of our summer was the trip at the end of the summer. Grier and Sue left Bandung, and with two AFS returnees travelled to Surabaja where Molly and Jo had been living. Together we went on to the exotic little island of Bali where for four days we saw graceful dancers, a cockfight, and delicately carved Hindu temples. The highlight was a cremation where jo got a little green. The nasi goreng, or fried rice may have had something to do with it! On this island we were given a bright green tropical bird which we promptly dubbed "AFSIS" and swung out the back of the station wagon. Once again on java we visited several cities, Semarang, Solo, and jogjakarta. In every city we were taken in by new families and made new friends. They took us to see all their cities had to offer: batik cloth factories, schools, ancient ruins, and even the Crown Prince of Jogja. We got back to the capital city just in time for the big Independence Day cele- bration on August 17th. There was a two and one half hour speech by the presi- dent, a long colorful parade, and a whole evening of national dances to help us realize the pride and enthusiasm of this young Indonesian nation. Perhaps the one moment the four of us will always remember was our interview with Presi- dent Sukarno himself. This charming head-of-state asked us himself why we fAmericaj did not send better things than rock 'n' roll, movie star magazines, and Hollywoodized movies. He presented a challenge which will always be be- fore each one of us. That is, to bring the countries we love so much into a richer, deeper understanding of each other. ,vu Susan Hastings dressed in Indonesian national costume, the "kain" and the "kebaja." The "kain" or shirt is a handprinted batik. Indonesian Flag Susan with her parents, Bapa and Ibu Hidajat, in Bandung, Java. SUSAN HASTINGS Baltimore, Maryland 92 JOANNE KEELER Hingham, Massachusetts KK L MARY HUMPHREYS Bronxville, New York Grier and his friends on their way to Eastern Asia. GRIER RAGGIO Dallas, Texas Molly with her Indonesian mother in the garden. ial gli. , 7' ""'A' x 'J' f'l.l i .1l!.l.f'l1? Iimlil 'Q Italy-a land of sun. Yes, as we returned from our summer abroad we agreed that Italy is truly this, sunny in many ways. We of course felt the heat of the sun as we walked with our new brothers and sisters and as we ran to cool ourselves in the blue of the sea. The warmth of Italy's sun shining through her people enveloped us also as we became part of an Italian family. We learned in this new role what family closeness can be and we lost our fear and embarrassment at showing affection. Our dear Italian mamma, from her persuading us to eat that second helping of pasta or that eighth piece of fruit to her last hug and kiss at night, was probably a primary factor in our new-found warmth. And the wonder- ful songs-"Io, Sono Io,'i"f fktrIlQQfrci," "Ciao, Ciao, Bambinaf' that were such an outstanding part of Italian ligig I ini: a part of us too. On our ten-day bus tour after leaving our families, 'vvie3?Xperie:Eed1'Italy's sur1 again, reflecting beauty. The ancient dignity of Pompei, Sorrento and the breath-taking view of the Bay of Naples, and the majesty of St. Peter's overwhelmed us. 'We witnessed beauty for the sake of beauty alone as we threw our coins into Trevi fountain and later as we rested in the classic green gardens at Tivoli. Even the land reforms and their newness impressed us. As we boarded our plane in Rome, saying good-bye to Tony and Duda,eour beloved chaperones, and singing for the last time the theme song of the bus tour, we realized how much of Italy and her sun we had absorbed. We felt a closeness to our fellow students which we had learned only from contact with the Italian people, we felt the warmth of true beauty as it touched us everywhere we traveled, and we still felt the influence of our wonder- ful Italian families. We were able to carry home the bit of Italy's sun which was I now ours to share with our own families and friends. 4-gym, ,,,, JUDY BALLIET FRANCES BANVILLE STEVE BECKWITH SUSAN BROWN PAT CHAPLIN Springfield, Silver Spring, Glenview, Illinois San Pedro, Iowa Falls, Iowa Missouri Maryland California ., 1, ,J ' Judy Balliet proves that she is indeed a friend of animals by feeding the pigeons in the town square. JOSEPH DILWORTH LINDA DYGERT GREGORY JUDY ANN HASSLER HAROLD Princeton, New Jersey Gouverneur, New Y0rk HARRINGTON Bethel Park, HIMMELMAN Milwaukee, Wisconsin Pennsylvania Ossining, New Yorl- 96 K' IOAN HOLMQUIST PAUL HUDSON PENNY JOHNSTONE JEFF KLUND LINDA MQCARTHUR R0Ckf0fd, HliH0iS Spfingfield, VCIITIOHI Burlingame, California La Crosse, Wisconsin San Leanllro, California v t i . VmAV AAWV K . W r I ' 1 xr Susie, Linda, and AFS friends on tour with the Italian AFS group. IQ je ij OHN MacGREGOR MICHAEL MAINS JERRY MCCARTHY LARRY MCCORMICK BONNIE MCDOUGAL Erie, Pennsylvania Yuma, Arizona Topeka, Kansas Mt, Pleasant, Iowa Buffalo, New York 97 MARION MICI-IAELS KARL PETERSON JOHN PHILLIPS Oil City, Pennsylvania Chagrin Falls, Ohio Frewsburg, New York The spirit of AFS. joan Spangler and her Italian sister holding a doll that is wearing the native costume of Milan. 98 'Qu- BETSY POHLE PETE RUMELY Milwaukee, Wisconsin La Porte, Indiana SUSIE SCHAMBACHER NANCY SMITH Pico Rivera, California Monroe, New Yor 3 Could this be an Italian AFS swimming party? Looks like? fun! l 1 i SHTP Lil FE N me "Eat, drink, and be merry" on A Deck with "Our" wonderful Cornell Ivy Five band clowning it up for a Cup of tea' the AFSers. The dances every night with their music were certainly a big part of life on board ship. w more serious aspect of ship life4classes up on Deck. The Indonesian cabin boys take time off to make a little music. Their bright eyes and cheerful smiles will always be remembered by AFSers who were on the Zuiderkruis. his group doesn't seem too interested in the matter at iandg it must be refreshment time! AFSers displayed their talents in the Ship Show. The show was so good that it played to two full "houses." Q33 La, ' h . K A X 1 gi if, W ,T K L . . 1 A, f i X Em Ke Q0 Nippon is a lady of many faces: Nippon, with her bustling cities and her peace- ful gardens, Nippon, with her busy harbors and her feudal castles, Nippon, with her patchwork-quilt fields and her leafy forests, Nippon, with her smiling, un- assuming, and industrious people, and yes, Nippon, too, with her cherry blossoms and her majestic Fuijisan. As we lived and traveled on her tiny islands, we saw her wear each of these faces. Nippon is, at the same time, a vibrant young girl and a proud old woman. She protects the memories of her past lovingly, yet she responds energetically to the challenges of the 20th century. We ate her rice, her raw fish, her soy bean candy, and her seaweed. We slept on the mat floors of her tiny homes. We wore her kimonos and clattered along her narrow streets in her wooden getas. We scrubbed and relaxed in her community baths. We vis- ited her schools and taught English to her earnest and conscientious students. We were introduced to her custom of "gentlemen first." We sang and danced her folk music and participated in her traditional tea ceremony. We visited her busy factories and shopped in her modern department stores. We tried out our not-quite Japanese at the Rotary Club luncheons. We were moved by her tragic monument to world peace-Hiroshima. And we talked, laughed, and, as we bid "sayonara," we cried, with her friendly people. CAROLYN BILL Indianapolis, Indiana BARBARA BUDDING Orchard Park, New York JACK DAILEY Decatur, Indiana DICK GUTHRIE White Bear Lake, Minnesota ANNE HEMSTAD St. Cloud, Minnesota JOHN HIBBARD Eau Claire, Wisconsin LINDA HOWARD Knoxville, Tennessee ANN KEITH Traverse City, Michigan MARY DAVIDSON Charlotte, North Carolina DAVID MILLER Chagrin Falls, Ohio BETSY MOLL Buffalo, New York MARY MULRONEY Missoula, Montana BOB NEWMAN Marblehead, Massachusetts JUDY NORBERG Castro Valley, California JIM PFAU Syracuse, New York MICHELLE SOFFIAN Merion, Pennsylvania SUSAN SPRINGBORG St. Paul, Minnesota JOEL TESSIERI Lawndale, California KATE WILDMAN Santa Monica, California joel Tessieri leaving his japanese family. of s, '- U' 1 51 . 'XX 1 - Y xy! Q 'iAi':'.Q An f. ,, t ., .l, f I y 'I ,Q v : M V113 5' jp x 'Q cavrf-Z AX f 1. ff L if 1 " ' ' x L1 - x, , QV' xft 'f sf' ' ' : A N fb? I ,Inf 4- 5 ' 2? ' E ff-5 fi , 'HI X ff' ,Li kj i , Q U, QI I 54 IU :bm :v 1. 'Ax ...fs 5,4 if 3 A Luxembourg, one of the oldest independent countries in Europe, was home for eight of us AFSers last summer, and we consider ourselves the luckiest group in the whole AFS program. We found tiny Luxembourg to be a beautiful country with mountains, forests, neat fields, and trim little towns. A half hour ride by automobile took us to any of Luxembourg's borders, and many of us had a chance to travel outside of the country with our families. Luxembourg's landscape is dotted with many ancient castles and to us AFSers these castles were a main at- traction as we traveled all over the country. We found our families, in fact, all Luxembourgers, to be very happy and to have a strong spirit of freedom. A fa- vorite and typical expression we found was "mir wolle bleiwe wat mir sin" which means "we want to remain what we are." After spending a summer in Luxem- bourg we can see how true that saying is. We all were surprised to see how many American items our families had. Nearly every family had a refrigerator and an automatic washing machine, their standard of living was very comfortable. Luxembourg still had a charm all her own and part of this was shown in her delicious foods: Ardennes hams, all kinds of fresh water fish, and marvelous Qand fatteninglj pastries. We were introduced to many new summer sports by our Luxembourg brothers and sisters, and we soon became avid fans and players of soccer and bicycle racing. The days were never long enough to do all we wanted to do, and all too soon our summer was over. Saying good-bye to our families we realized how much we had come to love the people and country of Luxembourg, and we knew we would never forget them. We too "want to remain what we are" so that someday we may go back to our Luxembourg and again become a part of their wonderful way of life. The Luxembourg AFSers wait at the Air Base to take off for Luxembourg. BRIAN ATWOOD Wareham, Massachusetts ALAN FINEGOLD Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania EDITH KOZIAL Lincoln, Nebraska LINDA SHEA China Lake, California MARCIA STEFFEN Sheboygan, Wisconsin SYLVIA WEDUL Winona, Minnesota The AFSers arrive at the Lux- embourg airport and meet their host families. EIKJXWUSEHAJQA AWFE The SS Hikavta Mara was home for txxo weeks for the AFSers who went 0 Asia It was quite an experience as these AI'Sers were the only Ameri- ..' :L E T! in. AFSers just cant seem to get enough of that sun! When not in classes, relaxing on the deck was a favorite pas- Dick Bennett "sounds off" with his famous guitar. The two of them QDiCk and his guitarj were a source of entertainment for the AFSers on the ship. H""w NG WAY X"""Q ' GAA? V ,,E,.,.m I: Wx::l--f,'- lfkga i f, ,lr 5 L 1 lf . Em . a n -MM A FYR M My I-if ' P4 'X' flu, . ' ' V l Q '. ,iw JEANNETTE ATWOOD Scarsdale New York During the summer months of 1959, fifty-six American students had the op- portunity of living in various parts of Norway. Some of us met on the buses, trains, and airplanes going to New York, but we all got well acquainted at our orientation and language classes on the ship. Everyday, as the ship drew nearer and nearer to Norway, we became more and more excited about the wonderful experiences that lay ahead of us. We traveled as a group as far as Oslo and from there departed to meet the people who would be our Norwegian families for the summer. During those months in which we each lived with our families we came to love the Norwegian people and their way of life. So many things were new to usg the food, the language, and interesting towns and villages, but we soon grew to know and love all of it. In the middle of August we left our families and met as a group once more for a wonderful week at a ski lodge. Here we had a chance to talk over our individual experiences and to learn how the other 55 AFSers had fared during the summer. We all were convinced that Norway was our second home and that someday each one of us would return. Our Norwegian chaperons, Harold and Ragnar, surely did everything possible to make our stay in Norway most pleasant and exciting. We thank them both for their help. FRAZIER TOLI GLENN STEPHEN GOLD Firebaugh California Phoenix, Arizona Marblehead Massachusetts SUE BARWISE St. Paul Minnesota CAROL JACOBSON Osseo, Minnesota CYNTHIA JOHNSON Minneapolis, Minnesota CAROLYN KELLOGG Seattle, Washington KAYE KILE Rogers City, Michigan TED KRUTH Novato, California NANCY NAFTEL Pomona, California z ' JOSLYN GREEN Highland Park, Illinois KATHY GRIFFITH Pasadena, California DIANE HEBERLEIN Boulder, Colorado SUE HOWE South St. Paul, Minnesota SUSIE HUNT Dallas, Texas BILL HUSSON Waterford, New York BOB PEERY Newton, North Carolina CURTIS PETERS Slayton, Minnesota BARBARA PETERSON Gresham, Oregon SUSIE QUIGLEY Pasadena, California RALPH RIDGEWAY Long Beach, California INIURPHY SEWALL Perry Point, Maryland ,fr gf HH f'4w l i DORIS SLOAN Burlington, Iowa SYLVIA THOMPSON Wilmington, Delaware DIXIE LEE WEST San Jose, California VIRGINIA WOOD Wayne, Pennsylvania BONNIE YOUNG Detroit, Michigan MADELINE ZILFI Norwoocl, Massachusetts QQ-4 he-I num' P KIST N if 1NhIf NX A If K M o A ' 1 5. 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We arrived at Karachi, the capital of Pakistan, after an exciting plane trip from Amsterdam, with stop offs at Geneva, Rome, and Cairo, and met our summer families at the airport. Our first introductions to Pakistani hospitality were our warm welcomes, and the lovely garlands of flowers our families gave us. Thereafter we spent a truly enchanted summer, seeing and doing what we had never dreamed of before. We shopped at bazaars, were waited upon by servants, rode camels, swam in the Arabian Sea. Dressed in the native dress we went to parties, and throughout the summer we lived with and loved our families, and practiced Urdu. Near the end of the summer we took a trip North to Lahore, the cultural capital of Pakistan, and to Murree, a village in the foothills of the Himalaya Mountains. At the end of the summer we returned to the States, vowing to go back someday to visit our second homes. We called sad good-byes to our families, "Coodahafis,,' Coodahafisf' 51,5 653551. A... ii 531 55, I?-1:31 - is-sew in Nc, 52391.31 5 if 35?e?71si1if1g.i I ,I . CLARICE CONNER JAN DeBAKSCY Madison, Wisconsin Rancho Santa Fe, California ELIZABETH GRAMLICH JOANNE FOSTER Pittsford, New York Wilton, Connecticut DOUGLAS RAGEN Oswego, Oregon CHERRY WHITNEY XX'est Roxbury, Massachusetts The green and white flag of Pakistan. Jan in front of her summer home in Pakistan. x 5 Z f wh ini B . wines g,g?Qi?Q J 3 SAE S We, the nine students chosen to go to the Philippines last summer, consider ourselves the luckiest of people. All we can do when we hear the Philippines mentioned is sigh. A million words could never express our feelings for that wonderful country. From the time we arrived until the time we left, we never ceased to be amazed at the overwhelming hospitality of the Filipinos. For most of us, our Filipino families were the most wonderful part of the ex- perience. There we found warmth, kindness and love, that could be matched by our own American families. Typical native houses became our homes for eleven weeks. They had nippa roofs and split bamboo floors. Orchids and ba- nana trees grew outside our windows, and there were rice fields in our back yards. We soon learned to eat rice and "Balut" like experts. Our walks frequently led to the market place which seemed like a scene from the "Arabian nights." There we could buy almost anything under the sun, every kind of fruit imaginable, many which we had never even heard of before. Because the school vacation is from March to June, we all had an opportunity to attend Filipino High Schools. We wore the school uniforms, learned Tagalog, the National Language, and sang the school songs. Weekends were our favorite times. We would go on excursions, arranged by different school organizations, where we would ride carabaos, paddle bankas, or swim at a sandy beach fringed with palm trees and nippa huts. The Filipinos love to sing on outings and we learned quite a few beautiful na- tive songs. We also acquired a good many bruises on our ankles from trying to dance the "Tinikiling," a lively dance between bamboo poles that are being banged rhythmically together. Since none of the students lived in or near Manila, but rather out in the Prov- inces, we feel that we acquired a much truer picture of typical Filipino life. Al- though it broke our hearts to leave the families we had learned to love so much, all nine of us met in Manila for the final week of our stay in the Philippines. We visited all the points of interest in the Capital City and had a memorable meeting with President Carlos Garcia in his executive office. We also visited the Summer Capital of Baguio. The time to leave came all too soon. None of us likes to think of that mournful day. We would rather think ahead to the time when we will again be with those gay, sincere and wonderful little people. Pat Grahm in a Philippine national costume RICHARD BENNETT E Oakdale, California ? Q Ted and Betty plo Bonnie Rowan and Filipino friends JUDY BOESCHEN Milwaukie, Oregon KATHRINE CAMPBELL Scottsbluff, Nebraska gsdgf' Z. f-was 5 ts si 5 2? 5 2 i ce field. Q., XX TED FOGIANI Laquana Beach, California PATRICIA GRAHM Phoenix, Arizona Ted displays a Filipino hat. BOB KANE Bartlesville, Oklahoma Picking Rice STN Kathy Campbell with the governor of the province of Cebu. The Army officers are looking on. She just finished singing for their Independence Day, july 4, 1959. BETTY O'NEIL New Bedford, Massachusetts BONNIE ROWAN South Wilwaukee, Wisconsin JANET TROWBRIDGE Wayzata, Minnesota janet Trowbridge with a banana flower Slldlllp Ll FE ,ff 1 xx gm X ,, L . f l eg lea .... .aa-Mmww...-1 -X ff N ,....w- A, Q, -s 'Vs If tw v ,Q Some survivors of Dormitory A guard the luggage as they prepare to disembark. They'd better do a good job of guarding because some of the luggage looks as if it is ready to topple over. Rotterdam for America- Look out below! we S i Jimmy and Helene carry on during an afternoon orientation class. Kenny, on the left, seems to be the only one taking , notes. 3 t Streamers fly as the AFS ship leaves . 'WR xt 4 s va, P K , 4 This was the scene at the same pier only 3 months earlier. The Cornell Ivy Five got off first and played while we disembarked. .Mgmt ll! X . lf! y - at - ,.,,sA. "No one's going to find me unprepared if I'm thrown overboard!" l 1 The 53 fa few seem to be missingj AFSers who went to Holland gather up it on A Deck for a group picture. I '3 ?-EW' x '-Tffw f f V E. Qi Z ' f A-'MQ I PA N 4: ' ' S if if ' 62 U X n 1 Q !,s I' lj , ' X 1 A J I Hola! 6 Como Esta Usted? This year eight AFSers found out how exciting and wonderful Spanish life is. We found out how wonderful the Spanish people are and how misunderstood Franco and his regime are. Most of our families spoke no English so we learned Spanish fairly well, also. Although there were only eight of us we covered almost all of Spain in our travels. We found the language to be different in the various parts but the people were the same-just wonderful. Spain is over ninety per cent Catholic. Therefore, we all visited many churches, monasteries, and shrines. We noticed the strictness of the religion when we saw American films and realized how much was cut out. The Spaniards didn't know what they were missing. The people think that America is just like the movies. Many of them think that the West is still infested with cowboys and Indians! Most of the people like Franco even though most foreigners think otherwise. Be- fore he became dictator there was constant internal fighting in the country and the majority of the people were starving. Only the Spaniards themselves can see the real good he has done. There is one difficulty with the government which we hope will soon be cleared up. AFS is an illegal organization in Spain now, but is in the process of being legalized. The food was one of the best parts of Spanish life. We had three large meals each day, breakfast at 9:00, lunch between two and three o'clock, and dinner around ten. There was a snack called "merienda" at five or five-thirty consisting of fruit, chocolate, or such. The outstanding differences in the meals were the bread, the wine, and so much fruit for dessert. When the average person thinks of Spain he associates it with bullfighting. They were wonderful and not at all gory. The excitement of the iole! and the sight of the huge beast made it more than we expected. The fact that the meat went to orphanages after the fight calmed any fears we might have had! It hasn't been mentioned how much we feel indebted to the program or how we feel about the exchange or our own foreign families because it wouldn't matter where we went--japan, Switzerland, Brazil, any of the participating countries- we would feel a warm glow towards the people of the whole world. We know that anyone who has become a member of the AFS family will know how we feel and probably feels the same way himself. Damos las gracias a AFS. iAdios! LESLIE BOSS Lutherville, Maryland JUDY CAMERON Richland, Wfashington JOHN HENDERSON II Greens Farms, Connecticut ROBERT HOVDE San Diego, California WILLIAM JOHNSTON Jackson, Tennessee JOHN SPRAGUE Bloomfield Hills, Michigan John just before he fell into this old Spanish Well. GEORGEANNE STRONG Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Yiltillllhm-tif li QA The Brazilian AFSers return to America. This of travelers look when they are relaxed. is ho W if if K, t ff V,-f 1 Q3 4"-F52 t .:. X - A is a tired .1 group giww S il X hi l Our luggage sucked and ready to he taken off the ship. Next destination: Customs inspection on ll'l6 Pitt. Home at last? Happy to be here, but still wishing that the summer wasn't over. XX'e'll go bacl-1 someday, we vow. l25 4 L Q fx is 532' , 3 5 I ,Z K X 5 is we 19 ,, gpg 1-.fl f- .nw 'E 4 ,MH i 'Nm I xg., ET, .4-2 A 0' V Hej hej! ! Well, we surely didn't know much about Sweden when we first started. We learned fast though, with our two experts Mummet and Goran. Remember those early morning language classes on board the S.S. Zuiderkruis? By the time we got to Europe we knew a lot more about what to expect in Sverige. There was the day in gorgeous Rotterdam and then the long, long train ride to Sweden. Even while carrying the suitcases the boys managed to sing the praises of Mr. Heineken. Finally, late Sunday, we met our families. We were all wor- ried about what they would be like. Then followed the best part of our entire experience, being part of a new family, a new country, a new way of life. It was hard at first, but we all made it. Sometimes it was the language, sometimes it was the food, but we learned to enjoy and appreciate all of it. There was the terrific get-together in Goteborg in july with the trip to Marstrand. The end came all too soon. Suddenly we were saying sad good-byes to our families and friends. August 20 we all met in Stockholm, the most beautiful capital of the North, for a final round of parties, sight-seeing tours, and our record-smashing trip to Grips- holm. Wherever we had been, in the mountains, at the sea, in the city, we real- ized that the real charm of Sweden is its people. Our families will always be a part of us, reminding us of the greatest experience of our lives. As the summer came to a close on the S.S. Groote Beer, as we dropped the sealed capsule overboard, as we saw the lights of New York and sang the national anthem at dinner, we knew that our summer in Sweden would always be a part of us and of our lives. Hej da. Likka till l SUSAN ALTMAN Wellesley, Massachusetts HARVEY BERENSON Portland, Oregon BETH SUMMERS Whittier, California RICHARD BLANK Corning, New York SUSAN BUNKER Huntington Park, California MARILYN CRAMER Big Rapids, Michigan STUART CROWNER Gouverneur, New York IVA DICKERSON Claymont, Delaware ANDREW FABENS Shaker Heights, Ohio PETER FAGOTTI San Mateo, California MAUREEN EROLIK Lincoln, Nebraska PATRICIA FULLER Independence, Iowa BELLE JOHNSON La Jolla, California DAVID JOHNSON Phoenix, Arizona BILL KETRENOS Portland, Oregon MARTHA LANE Wilsonville, Oregon CAROLE LASAL Gasport, New York DORIS LEZCHUK Mountain View, California ETHEL GAASKJOLEN Meadow, South Dakota LINDA GERRISH Los Angeles, California INIARTHA GOXWER Fort Dodge, Iowa WILBIA HELLEN Dyersburg, Tennessee BARRY HENDIN Clayton, Missouri VANESSA JALET Ithaca, New York gmnsw MICHAEL MacMURRAY Ballston Lake, New York PAT MCDOWELL Aberdeen, South Dakota JANE MCCORMMACH Portland, Oregon ELAINE MOSS Charlotte, North Carolina WILL NEUMAN Martinez, California CHUCK POST Pleasantville, New York is MARGARET ROE Salisbury, Maryland LINDA ROUTH Fresno, California MARGARET SANDBERG Duluth, Minnesota CAROLYN SCOTT Lebanon, Oregon PHILIP SCOTT Amarillo, Texas HENRY STEVENSON Estherville, Iowa JUDY WOLD The beautiful Swedish mountains-so typical of those seen by the Swiss Thief River Falls, Minnesota AFSers. .K One last, longing look at the beautiful Swedish countryside-is that a ASW6diSh farmer hard at workin his garden. German AFSer? I3I M? HUC sf' - Qvfiw .E:2- X " ' 'f:,: .,,, " A , Esu Y X sv A L YE -XXL , , " y xi? , A A 1 M5555 ' .ff is ' h 23? 41359 3 if r 'fy W L-'F .,-wr' f . 2-Q' N,'. ff-',.f 5 .a?y f , X Z ,ff 'ff' r ,A 5 Y , s f I . .4 , iz., if A My ,, PPE ' ' W A Hi' V ' K 2?5?W Switzerland, a little country with a population less than that of New York City, was the home for fifty-one overjoyed AFS students in the summer of 1959. The most striking feature of Switzerland is the cleanliness of the houses and the large nwnber of flower boxes at the windows overflowing with red geraniums. The old town quarters of the cities with their narrow winding streets and the old architecture of the buildings and cathedrals are indescribably beautiful. Of course, the Alps are not to be overlooked. Their majestic snow-capped peaks glimmering in the sun are breathtaking. The Swiss people are friendly and courteous and, as each one of us experienced, very easy to like and hard to forget. Though they speak four different lang- uages, the Swiss people are closely bound together by a common loyalty and strong feeling of patriotism. Language differences seem to make little difference in their relations. Switzerland is a country of ever-changing scenery. To go from the hot, dry Wallis to the beautiful snow-covered Alps and sparkling mountain lakes takes but a few hours. The political structure of Switzerland is most interesting. The Swiss people through the years have adhered strictly to a policy of neutrality, although at times it may have seemed rather difficult. The entire country can be mobilized in twenty-four hours, ten jet planes patrol the country at all times, and the Alps are heavily fortified. The Swiss Army could hold off any invader for two years. Our last week in Switzerland' was a memorable one for all. We gathered in a city in the eastern part and during the week visited many places, the most out- standing being the Pestalozzidorf, a home for orphans in the foothills of the Alps. Our Swiss group has asked to express our deep thanks to jurg and Hanspeter Mul- ler for all their time and work in planning such a wonderful program for us. We would also like to thank Peter Ludwig, Helene Cart, Jimmy Humbert, and all the local Swiss chairmen for making our summer such an unforgettable one. Our feelings are best expressed as told by a fellow AFSer. He said, "I think that Jimmy Humbert best said it when I first met him and told him I was going to Switzerland. jimmy said, 'All these kids are lucky, but you're the luckiest.' " We all agree. LINDA BRAUN D Carlisle, Pennsylvania LARRY BROWN Moorhead, Minnesota REBECCA BRUFF Whittier, California EDITH CATLIN Tucson, Arizona, FREDRICA CHAPMAN Portland, Maine CATHERINE CYRUS Milwaukee, Wisconsin ELLEN ANDREWS Hopkins, Minnesota HOWARD BAXTER Wyandotte, Michigan ERNO BONEBAKKER Carpinteria, California MARCIA BOUTON Syracuse, New York GARTH BOYD Littleton, Colorado RONALD BRACKETT Decatur, Illinois BARBARA DERR Cedar Rapids, Iowa DIANE DUFOURD Wheaton, Illinois ANN DULI. Essex, Connecticut ELIZABETH GLOR Grand Island, New York GORDON HARPER Rochester, New York SELBY HICKEY West Newton, Massachusetts ff?-fi 'wreflfii' wvnanla afwflu:-an f BOB JACOBS Gault Ste. Marie, Michigan DONALD KALSCHED Marshfield, Wisconsin EDWARD KOLBS Erie, Pennsylvania ROCKY LATTIIVIORE East Aurora, New York DENNIS MEADOWS Rochester, Minnesota JOHN MILLER Youngstown, Ohio MARTHA NICHOLSON Burbank, California ROBERT NICKSON Mamaroneck, New York CATHERINE OTIS Princeton, New jersey LEON PACKMAN Scotia, New York VIVIAN PAULSEN Salt Lake City, Utah SUSAN PLUMMER Lexington, Massachusetts "QP" SUZANNE REYNOLDS Alhambra, California PAUL ROGERS Rapid City, South Dakota PAULINE RYMER Cleveland, Tennessee RICHARD SMITH Palos Verdes Estates, California SUE SPANGLER Salina, Kansas JERILYN STEELE Batavia, New York Q AMW: ":1'-Tiff'-jfs STRAUS PAT THOMPSON NANCY TICKNOR Madison, Wisconsin St. Paul, Minnesota Woodburn, Oregon VICTORIA TREGONING WILLIAM TRIMBLE Menlo Park, California Knoxville, Tennessee A boat ride on the Rhine River in Zurich, Switzerland. l37 ELAINE UHI. VICTORIA VIANNA ROBERT WARDE Buffalo, New York Schenectady, New York La Canada, California JON WILBRECHT CHARLES ZAWOYSKE St. Paul, Minnesota Carnegie, Pennsylvania F A policeman directing traffic SWiSS Style- Some Swiss AFSers enjoying a "standekbyer" on the Aake River. l38 K , gf S k N fr, W A aw . 5 V-fi FQ 1x Q , . ww Lg-:mkv :a':'m:':ziw 'Ui' if 'rs v... ' ST 1f2ff4 f1 Y k3g55Qf, iv 41,2- 21 , f f- ,595 5. H . M w au- Q' 2 L, was P 1 u 5 Winn'-4 --1 Mmm aff 3, E3 5 ' f Q LQ, C4 We arrived at the airport near Istanbul 56 strong, glad to be there, but not knowing what to expect. Hardly had the wheels of our plane touched the ground when we were thrilled by the sight of throngs of Turks who had come to see us. This was to be only a hint of what was to come in our summer with one of the friendliest peoples in the world. We were greeted at the door by one who was to help us greatly all summer, Gonul Sipahi, secretary of the AFS in Turkey. The majority of us met our families at the airport, the rest waited to start a trip to Ankara, Ismir, and other parts of the country. Naturally we were soon interested in Turkish food. We are sure that eggplant can be prepared in more than 1000 ways. Rice proved to be a rare delicacy, and everyone was proud of the shish kebab. Fruit was a welcome part of every meal. Almost all of us admitted that the food was very good. All praised the wonderful pastries, especially the baklivar. Every one of us was impressed by the contrasts of Turkey. The modern build- ings stand beside ancient fortresses. The almost American life in Istanbul com- pared to the more Eastern life in the South, the crowds of the city and the slow quaint life in the villages, all these stood out in our minds. This land of two continents is one of great beauty. In the city numerous mos- ques seem all alike, but different somehow. The skyline is filled with minarets en- compassed by quaint scaffolds. Beautiful palaces and fortresses, only a few in ruins, will remain awesome in our minds forever. Can anyone forget Aya Sophia, the Palace of Dolmabahce, or the Blue Mosque of Sultan Ahmet? Even the Galata Bridge over the Golden Horn seems to possess some beauty. The biggest and happiest part of our trip was learning of the people of Turkey. Not only our families, but all our Turkish friends, just could not do enough for us. They were all warm, friendly, and sociable. Everyone had his own wild ex- periences to testify to the sociability of the Turks. We found that even the pres- ence of Russia could not mar the beauty of the Black Sea, but the rocks in it are quite rough. The Sea or Marmara is a romantic blue, and "jamaica Farewell" seems to be the song of those who really appreciate it. Away from the water, the men on donkeys, the crowded trams, and the crazy dolmus drivers all were an important part to us of Turkish Fraternity. As we gathered at the airport to leave, our attachment for our families was felt by all. As we sadly left our friends and happily began the trip home, we were again hailed by a mob of Turks, this time all our friends. Our trip wasn't over yet, however, there were 17 hours in Athens, doing nothing, and 800 pounds of baggage left there after the bags had lost weight after we ate all our food. Then there was Shannon, and money flying. Next was Gander- America at last! After 98 milkshakes from three machines, we left for New York. Tired, wondering about our luggage, and home at last, we all are glad to be back. An AFS get-together in the ruins near a Turkish village. POLLY ALEXANDER Phoenix, Arizona JOSEPH BERNHEIM White Plains, New York SALLY BONACKER Brecksville, Ohio ROBERTA BRAHM Ontario, California DAN BRASFIELD Tupelo, Mississippi BARBARA BRINK Stillwater, Minnesota MARY BUCHNER Baltimore, Maryland KIT BURNET Minneapolis, Minnesota REID CALHOUN Seaford, Delaware JANE CHAPMAN Fairfield, Connecticut CAROLYN CLARK Tulsa, Oklahoma KAREN De HOND Rochester, New York BOB DURGY Huntington Woods, Michigan THOMAS FICK Oelwein, Iowa SUSIE FORTUNE Indianapolis, Indiana ANN GERMAN Skaneateles, New York SUSAN GOODE Kewanee, Illinois RICHARD GRAM Billings, Montana w""'nl, fe, in IQ udents of the dance." AFSers learning ancient Turkish dance 'QW' SUE HARDIN Lincoln, Nebraska FRANNIE HARRISON Rocky Mount, North Carolina JEANNIE HELLA St. Paul, Minnesota HELEN HITCHMAN Royal Oak, Michigan DIANE HOPPES New Castle, Delaware HARRY HU MPHREYS Eggertsville, New York DENINE ANN JOHNSON Detroit, Michigan SHARON KIMMELL Dallas, Texas EINIILY KLEIN Larchmont, New York Look familiar? Of course, it's an AFS get-together in Istanbul. BARBARA LEVIN Racine, Wisconsin BOB LIDEN San jose, California NANCY MOLLIN Akron, Ohio LINDA O'RIORDAN Mission, Kansas HARRIET PAGE Danville, California CAROL PRATT Newark, New York JEAN ROBERTSON Hawthorne, California JILL SIGLER San Rafael, California MARILYN SILVERSTEI Roslyn Heights, New York The tower of an ancient Turkish fortress-complete with AFSer. An AFSers Turk ish brotherg little boys are alike the world over lim LYNN YARNELL Milwaukee, Wisconsin I46 KATHERINE SKETCHLEY San Francisco, California KAREN SOUTH Salt Lake City, Utah SHERI STILES Fenton, Michigan BUZZY STUBBS Atlanta, Georgia PEGGY TENENBAUM Long Beach, California SIGRIN THORSON Waterloo, Iowa NANCY TRUEBENBACH Green Bay, Wisconsin MARY WHITE Lexington, North Carolina MARY ELLEN WORRELL Pomona, California A happy group-an AFSer's Turkish family. En, M., '!V' .,:.,,, ff fQ,1'?".4,4" A , 'K X, ..: lg' gf ,iv 'Y .4 rf Q 'X' '19 ' - 4 u if I 'E M, ...ww ki w ,, H+ - X -N L. M fn., , K . 1 lib WJ! 5 Q H I' Ev 31" wzw? ...wmv-fm-'M"""' My W ,mf if W" f XMI ww ag wg., STAFF Cofdiiof M., , .,.. , S USAN REIF Cqyeditor -.--V7 ,,,,,. S YLVIA SYKORA Cofdifof VVVWYVVV ,,,,,, K EITH ENGDAHI. Picture Editor ,,,,, I ,.... ANN LINDSTROM Treasurer ,,,,,,,,. ,f-f-,,- I OHN FRANZ Cover Design ,w,,,, ,...,, J ANICE HANSEN Artists VVVVVVVVAA ,,,, ,,,,,,,,,,r C O OKI HIGGINS ADRIENNE ASH Advisor wrrrrrr ,,ii,,, M RS, E. L. BUFFINGTON U ggi: I i to lr if, I S J-3 l We, the American Field Service returnees from the Minneapolis-St. Paul area, do hope you will enjoy this copy of the "Overseaer" as much as we enjoyed bringing it to you. We hope that it will bring back many pleasant memories of your summer abroad and that you will cherish it as one of your lasting souvenirs. Without your help it would have been entirely impossible to put together this book. OKS cf TAYLOR PUBLISHING COMPANY ' "The WorId's Besi Yearbooks Are Taylor-made" X

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