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The American University- Library WASHINGTON. D. C K( r ' - f Adelaide Bushong Editor Latimer Evans Business Manager j - ;f ¥ Published annually " ' ' -sffic . -c ' - ' S b) " the students of THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY LD)3I DEDICATION HIS thorough training of our choral clubs has pro ' en that no propaganda is so effective as music . , . his devotion to the manifold tasks of an absorbing career reveal versatilitN ' and a capacity ' for hard work . . . his elfin humor lends gaiety whether it be a poker game on the chorus trip or Mandalay warbled around the piano. A prime advertising promoter, a musician of superior ability, a spontaneous comrade . . . these are our memories of Mr. Mckain. In recognition of the contribution he has made at American Uni Trsity professionally and personally, the 1940 Aucola is dedicated to Mr. James L. McLain. Mr. James L. xMcLain Instructor in Choral Music (Taken from an oil painting by Rene Beard) 70072 HL k I t l. Ll, I onccntrtitc on taking notes dunnf ,i kcluri, ' . ,irui then bookstore to eat a sandwich and to concentrate on that Goodman rhythm. v nstairs to the BATTELLE MEMORIAL— Retreat of both the research student and casual reader . . . weighty tomes and the daily funnies at your disposal. XkKIM.U ' l BL ll.l)IM.j BruriLllc experiment with nitrogen. chi dume im ALL ctimpus . . . seientific domes underneath METROPOLITAN MEMORIAL CHL RCH— Sun through MMincd !;i,i- ni. your shoulders . . . forget the weal and woe of living. WOMEN ' S RESIDENCE HALL— Be domestic in the red and white kitchen . . . gab marathnn . . . sorority meeting . . . shower bath. 1 M1L ION 1 lOUSE— Incubator for plans that rock the c evolved in bull sessions . . . forgotten during poker gamcb- philosuphics ul lilc arc MEN ' S O ' MNASIUM— Crane your neck to watch a ball slip through the basket , self in the spell of a great drama . . . dance ' neath a blue cheesecloth sky. , forget your- CHANCELLOR ' S RESIDENCE— The campus White House, where state entertainments are something to write home about. GROTTO — And the green grass grows all around , hoppers. stage setting for spring romances and grass- Dr. Joseph M. M. Gray Chancellor of the Liniversity Dr. George B. Woods Dean of the College and Professor of English Mary Louise Brown Dean of ( ' omen and Associate Professor of English 21 Ernest S. t RiiT-iTii, B.A . L Phil Dean of Giuditale School and Professor of Political Science Accommodating . . . pleasant with a capital P . . . bigwig in the Poly Sci Association . . . avowed Anglophile. Ellerv CoR ' i Stowell, B a. Professor oj International Law Armchair inter cntionist . . . heats blood of pacifists to boiling point. John Edward Bentley. MA., S.T.B., M.R.E., Th.D. Professor of Psychology A quizzical lifted eyebrow ... a racy story of his own gay college days . . . specialist in child psychology. Will Hltchins, B,A., BE. A. Professor of Art Self-appointed tourist guide in the Washington Cathedral exacting (but lovable) taskmaster in art and dramatics. 22 Walter Francis Shexton, B A . l A l li D. Professor of Mathematics Founder of OIC. Club tor hew iLlcrtxl math students . . . sees stars (through a telescope) . , , mellow baritone. Wesley M Gewehr, Ph.B., MA., Ph D. Professor of History Thunder booming through the halls when he lectures . . . beliexes in history for history ' s sake . . . jolly as the Wizard of Oz. C. Henry Leineweber. Ph D Professor of German Omnibus of knowledge . . . Greek, Chemistry, Latin, German, Sociology, Philosophy, Public Affairs all packed into his courses. AtiBERT Bain Potorf, B A., B.D., Th ! , Th D , D D. Professor of Religion Bible stories enlivened w ith gestures and sound eflects . . . pun- gent arguments o er ethical questions . . . hut as for marks, " There shall be w eeping and w ailing ancl gnashing of teeth I " 23 Leon C. Marshall, B.A., LL.D., B.A., MA. Professor of Political Economy Originator of a new system of education via the " eight basic processes of human li ing " , . thought-provoking, mind-broad- ening. Jose Fulgiera, ELscuela Nacional de Maestros Teaching I elloir in Spanish Passionate believer in democracy for Mexico . . . liis ambition is to teach school in his homeland. ViLLL. M Blltman Holton, B,S., M.S., Ph.D. Professor of Chemistry Give a man a pipe he can smoke . . . give a man a rod and a reel . . . and a test tube and a Bunsen burner. Theodore Andersson, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Professor of Romance Languages Long, tall Swede with a fetching grin and a repertoire of umpteen languages . , . cracks jokes in a slow drawl. 24 Cathervn Seckler-Hudson, B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Professor of Political Science and Public Administration Methodical as a filing-card system . . . broad-mindedness, justice, and consideration comi?ined w ith a keen intellect. Irma Zink, B,A., B.S. in L.S. Librarian E.xponent of new books and symphony concerts . . spiritei.1 conversationalist. Jessie M.-w Ferguson, B.A., B.S., M.A., Ph.D. Associate Professor of Education A rarely re ealed flare for lightning calculation , . . dotes on true- false tests. Glenn Francis Rouse, B.A., F h.D. Associate Professor of Physics Don ' t sit back and call him easy-going until you see your mark . . . organizing ability contributed to the successful campaign for the American University Fund. 25 l-.DWAun W 11, MAM Engel. B.S,, ma,. PhD. A.s.sociale Professor of Chemistry, Registrar Qiiier anel Linassiimin " hut a steaclv. cc nscientious worker. .Mhrritt C, Batchelder. B,A,, B,S,, MA, Ph D. Associate Professor of English Cjlorificr of the lowly detail . . , revels in Chaucer ' s rollicking Cariterbury Tales . . . steeped in the culture of the Elizabethan era. Earl Albrei " Dennis. B,A,. PhD, Associate Professor of Biology A liberal friend of the students , . . equally at home in a white smock peering through a microscope, or striding in hip boots through a frog pond. Hiram M. Stout, B,A., M.A,, Ph D, Associate Professor of Political Science and Public Administration Soft and slow of speech . . . well informed . . . ponderous thinker , . that inevitable dry sense of humor. 26 Rlbert a. M. Olds. Ph.B,, MA. .Assistant Professor of Spanish A gracious and dii nificd senorita . . , cordial and friendly to all students. WiLLI.AM H.. RLEN GILBERT. Jr.. B.A,. MA,, Ph.D. .Assistant Profi ' s. sor of Sociology A prof who can still blush . , . arra - of anecdotes picked up on travels in faraway lands . . . and a pantr IliII oI polysyllables that w ould turn Webster green w ith en . Harr ' i ' W . IvETCHUM, B A., MB. A. .Assistant Professor of Economics Always lectures to the right side of the room ... a good mi.xer who lost no time becoming " one of the boys. " James McLain, B .A. Instructor in Choral .Music Glamour boy of the faculty . , with perfect equanimity can render Bach on the organ or sw ing St. Louis Blues on the piano. 27 Stafford Hendricks Cassell, B.A. Director of Athletics, Instructor in Physical Education Among the newlyweds . . . Christian sportsman and inspiring coach . . " child prodigy " of college athletic directors . . . " Pop " 1(1 his intimates. Doris Snodgrass. B.A., M.S. Instructor in Physical Education for ( ' omen Versatility plus . , . proficient in every sport , , exponent ot mod- ern dancing . . swooning heroine in the faculty " meller-dram- mer " John L. Nuelsen. Jr., B.Mus., B.A., MA. Instructor in German and Erench and Director oj Band and Orchestra Limploys the ridiculous to explain the sublime . . . cellist . . . mountain climber . . artistic photographer. Frank T. Hoadley, B.A., M.A. Instructor in English Local boy who made good . . . we suspect he nourishes a secret passion to be a Lothario . . . affectionately call ed " Screwball " by his enthusiastic pupils. 28 John C. Slo er, B S., MA. Instructor in Speech Power behind the debate team and the Speaker ' s Bureau . . . sel confidence plus boundless energy. NO PICTURES Eugene N. Anderson. B.A., Ph.D. Rldolph a. Clemen, B A., M.A., MA. George W. Alxier. B.A., MA , I ' h D. Louis C. Hunter, B A . MA. Ph D. Alton A, Lindsev, B.S., Ph.D. Elizabeth S. May, A.B., Ph.D. Professor oj European History Professor of Economics Lecturer in History Professor of History Instructor ui Botany and Chemistry ' isiting Associate Professor oj Economics Mrs. Herbert C. Wilson, Baccalureat-es-Lettres, Licence-es-Lettres (Diplome D ' Etat). Graduate Studv at Smith and Columbia. Instructor in French 29 President Gilbert White Vice-President Marion Mattes Secretary Germaine Coffey Treasurer Walker Shumate T RIAL and error brought the freshmen to the right address last fall, but now we know our own wav around ! We didn ' t take long to learn — to the tune of the hickory stick wielded by the sophomores. Each noon rumors of a coming revolution 32 buzzed on the steps of Hurst Hall. But we were good sports about bowing and scraping before the illustrious upper classmen. Our ariety show at the pep rally created such a sensation that we were later starred in another skit, " The Little Man Who Wasn ' t There. ' " We joyfully obeyed the order to desist from wearing cuir emerald embellishments, disparagingly called " " green tags. " .At the funeral, our fondest memories were buried beneath the red earth of the pine groN ' c- until they returned the next day to haunt the cheerleader. Throughout the car wc ha e been growing from (.)b|ects of curi- osity and condescension into respected students. We clinched our reputation with our dance on April 1 3. Are we going to ha e fun next ear ! Wei 1 , we guess so ! 33 Nicholson. Abbudessa, Wtildrcjn, Wheeler vj t j XV a stoviixi ' Jivv President Edward Nicholson Vice-President Jacqueline Waldron Secretary Janet Wheeler Treasurer John Ahbadessa Tun Class of 1942 is going places, " prophesied upper classmen and professors when we arrived at A.U., but they didn ' t realize just how far we were going. At the first of school we put the freshmen in their place as they had never been put before. When the football season came, the varsity team was filled with many of our boys, who also carried off the class championship. " Hay Fever " would have never been the success it was without certain members of our class. 34 (Will you ever forget the blonde who kept you rolling in the aisles?) When exams came along, we took them for what they were worth, and are still waiting for the person to top the five-point average made by one of our group. And don ' t forget the good time we showed you one wind - night in March at the " " Mad-Hatter Hop. " " I ' es, the Sophomore class is indeed carr ing out the prophesy made for them in a way that will long be remembered here at American Uni ersity. 35 Prom Commmiee Fausold, chairman; lillison. Hoove Prom Leaders The Chaperons Dr. Holron, Mrs. Cassell. Mrs. Gray Mrs. Holton. Mr. Cassell 36 President . . . Paul Lentz V ice- P res ideal Mary Hudson Secretary . . . Mary Curr ' Treasurer . . Clavland Price AIR raid posters plastered here and there . . . sirens warning of an - attack. Will you ever forget our blackout dance? Even as sopho- mores, didn ' t we beat the weather man at our Winter Wonderland? White ties and tails ran a close second to tuxedos at our glittering Junior Prom. Although we dance merrily through life, we ' re not frivolous flib- bertigibbets. The forty-oners fill up a third of the football team, half the basketball team and a majority of the varsity debate team. Both the Eagle and Aucol. are edited by our classmates. We do more than our share of emoting on the stage and warbling in the choral clubs. Proud as we are of t)ur prominent classmates, we " re proudest of our honorary president, no less a personage than gang-busting Thomas Dewey. Throughout our three ears ue ' ve always had plenty of " oomph " " . . . and we ' re gaining momentum ! 37 Bettie Blumenthal MhLKOSt Park, Pi nnsylvania liiliiLalion Marjoric Webster, 1.2. Hockey. 3, Adelaide S. Bushong, llAK, . LJ Lkksbiirg. Virginia lini tish Class Honors. 3, .Alpha Chi Omega (Social C:hairman. 3. Rush Chairman, 3); Aucola Staff, 1, 2 (Editor, 3); Eagle Staff. 1, 2; De- bate, 1,2; Women ' s House Government, 3; ( " ollege Council. 3 . Panhcllenic Council, 3. ift Joseph F. Campbell Washinc.ion. D ( English Cilec ( lub. 1. 2. 3; Chorus. 2, 3; Speal er ' .s Bureau, 1.2. Addison Clay Wa.shington. DC; Polilical .Scifnce C;iass Honors. 1. 2, 3. Glee C:iub 1 ( ' icc- Prcsidcnt, 2, 3 ); Chorus, 2, 3; Debate, 1, 2, 3; Dramat (Business Manager, 3); Student Council, 3; Eagle, 1. 2. 3; Poetry C lub, 2, 3; German Club, 3. Intramurals. I, 2, 3. Ruth Cooley Washington, D.C. Psychology B, Arthur Cram . ni:N. , Minnesota Political Science Northwestern Lnnersitv, 1,2. Charles Corddry, IIAK, H ' h Snow Mill, MaR ' i ' LAND American I h. lorv, Political .Science Class Honors. 1 ; Alpha Theta Phi (Vice-Presi- dent, 3); Pi Delta Epsilon (Vice-President, 3 I; Publications Board. 2. Eagle Staff. 1, 2, (Editor, 3 1. Francis Cruikshank Washington, DC. English, Sjianish Class Honors. 1.2,3; Glee Club. 1.2.3; Eagle Staff, 1,2,3, Publications Board, 3 ; Aucola, 3, 38 Mary Curry. A 1 ' Washington, D C hlistory Delta Gamma (Secretary, 3) ; Class Secretary, :. 3; Aucola Staff, 2: Eagle Staff. 2. 3; Pan- hellcnic Council, 3 ; New Student Committee, 3. Charles H. Davidson, ' hK Silver Spring, Maryl.and l Class Honors. 1, 2, 3; Dramat. I, 2, 3; Social Activities Board. 2; A.U. Fund Committee (Chairman. 3). Robert M. Dixon, Jesters Washing ION. DCJ. Pol ilicul Science Jesters (Secretary, 5): Track, 1, 2, Beth Drake, .WLi Washington. DC. Socio ' o iiv Class Honors, 1.2; Alpha Chi Omega (Treas- urer. 3); French Club (Secretary-Treasurer. 3); Spanish Club, 2; Religion Board, 3. Carter Edmonds, AX Fails C HL ' RCH. Virginia llislory. Political Science Alabama Uni ersity. 1; Class Honors. 3; ILaglc Staff (.Associate Editor, 3) ; Baseball. 3, Margaret Ellison, A 1 Washingion. DC. Philosophy. Relig.ion Alpha Phi (Rush Chairman. 2. 3; Vice-Presi- dent, 3); Glee Club, I, 2: Eagle Staff. 2. 3; Aucola Staff, 2,3; Panhellenic Council, 3 ; Ju- nior Prom Committee. 3. Jane Esterline, AX Li Altoona. Pf.nnsyi. ania Sociology Aucola, 3; League of Women Voters. 3. Bruee Etehison, . (-)i|i Washingion, D.C. Art Student C hristian Association, 1,2.3; Basket- ball. 1.2, 3; Tennis, 2. 39 Latimer Evans, ' I ' l K Washington. 1)( . L ' lwmislry Class Honors, 1, 2, 3, Phi Sigiiiu Kappa (Sec- retary, 3); Eagle Staff, 1; Aucola Staff, 2 (liusiness Manager, 3); Tennis, 1, 2; Intra- nuiraK, I, 2, 3. William Fausold, 1 K Sn M(iKiN, Pi NNSYLVANiA History, Spanish lunior Priim ( .halrman, 3; C hairman, New Suiclcnt ( Jimmituc, 3, lennis. 1. 2; Intra- imirals, I. 2. Arnold J. Fine Slmmii, NewJ[;rscv Polilicat Science and History International Relations Club, I, 2; Eagle Staff, 2, 3; Sportscorc Staff, 3; Arbor Day Committee, 2: Intramurals, I, 2, 3; Football, 2; Basketball. 1 . 2. 3 ; Baseball (Manager, 2). Watson B. Fisher, Jesters W Asi iiNi .iiiN, n.( ,. History Jesters: Football (Assistant Manager, 1, 2; Manager. 3l. Hamilton Gewehr, H P ' . SHiNGTON, D.C. Economics Alpha Theta Phi (Secretary, 3j. Student Council. I; Basketball. 1, 2. 3; Intramurals, 1.2.3. Elizabeth Anne Gude, A t RocKviLLE, Maryland St. Mary ' s Junior College, 1, 2. Virginia V. Hatzes Washington, D.C. Zoology Mount Saint Mary. 1,2; Debate. 3. Frances Hill, i;it A Washington, D.C. History Class Honors. 1, 2, 3; French Club, 1, 2, 3; Glee Club, 1, 2. 3; Poetry Club, 2 (Secretary, 3); League of Women Voters, 2, 3; " A " Club, 1, 2, 3 ; Basketball, 3 ; Eagle Hockey, 2. 40 Lars Holmquist Phoenix. Arizona Malhematics Phoenix Junior College. 1, 2; Dramat. 3. Sue Horton, i! I A Washington, D.C. Sociology Sigma Phi Delta (Corresponding Secretary. 3) ; Eagle Staff, 1,2; League of Women Voters, 3; Dramat (Property Mistress, 3). Beatrice Wy man , A F Washington, D.C;. Economics University of Wisconsin, 1 ; Women ' s House Council, 3. Virginia Hozier, AXU Dundalk, Maryland Sociology and Psychology Alpha Chi Omega ( ' ice-President, 3); Stu- dent Christian Association. 1, 2, 3; Women ' s House Government, 2; " A " Club, 1, 2, 3; French Club, 1 . Mary Hudson, A V Washington, D.C. Sociology Class Honors, 1 ; Delta Gamma (Correspond- ing Secretary, 3);S.C.A. (Corresponding Sec- retary, 3); Eagle Staff, 1; Glee Club. 1. 2, 3; Chorus, 3; Class Vice-President, 3. Joseph R. Johler Scranton, Pennsyl ania Charles E. Ingalls, Jesters Bolton, Massachusetts History Class Honors, 2, 3;Jesters (Treasurer, 3). John Jablonsky, . 0 I HicKsviLLE, Long Island. New York Political Science Football, 1, 2, 3; Track, 1,3; Intramurals, 1,2, 3 ; Men ' s Varsity Club. 2.3; .Athletic Board, 3. 41 Estalyn Kreps, ' I ' M I ' m () Ai ID. ( ' alihjrnia Social Science Si.mlord I inuLTsity, 1. 2; Aucola Staff, 3; IXKitc, 3,;uci)l Women Voters. 3. Louise Latimer ( J ll •!■ C ' .(i, Sli. MABYL. Nn .S HUll.v l c;1lc Club. 1. 2. 3. Charles J. Murphy W, siiiNi;riiN, Oi ' .. Ili.slory I innxrsity l Louis ille. 1 ; B;ind, 2 Joseph L. Nocera, Jesters W I SI Ha i;r.stra ' . N]i; v ' hrk Chemistry Charles Clayland Price, Jr., . H ' I ' Si [ivENSN ILLE, Maryland Business Adminislralion ( " lass I lonors. 2 ; Class Treasurer. 3 . Football, 1. 2. Baseball. 2. Intranuirals, 1, 2. 3. Sarah Anne Rapp, Wil Wa.shing toN. DC; Socic ' ogy Class Honors. 1, 2. 3; Alpha Chi Omega (, ' o.-- responding Secretary. 3); Eagle, 1,2; Aucola, I. 2. 3; League of Women Voters, 2 (S- ' cre- tarv-Treasurer, 3 ) . Poetry Club. 1,2.3; Class Vice-President, 2; Social Board, 3 ; Glee Club, 1,2. Chorus (Accompanist, 3). Jeanne Richards, Wil S(;rant(5N. Pf.nnsylvania Frcnuh Scranton Keystone Junior College. 1,2. Cjlee ( " lub. 3; German Club, 3; League of Women Voters, 3. Jane Rogers. . ' l ' Hamilton, Virginia llistory .-Mpha Phi (Corresponding Secretary. 2; Re- cording Secretary, 3). 42 Jay Rutherford, ' I ' M Norwood, Nrw York Ili.slory Kcuka College. 1 : Michigan, 2; .Xutula .Stall, 3 , Hockey. 3 ; Band, 3 ; Orchestra, 3 Mary Sanders Washington, D.C. Class Honors. 1 ; Poetrx ( luh, 1 . 2, 3; Chorus, 3; May Fete, 1. 3; Debate, Mary Schaller, i: ' l ' A W ' A.siiiNGroN, DC. Chemistry Sigma Phi Delta (Treasurer, 3); Band, 1; Aucola Staff, 2; League of Women Voters, 3; Camera Club, 3; " A " Club. 3; Eagle Hockey, 1.2. 3. Dorothy Schneider Washington. D.C. lalhcn aUi.s League of Women Voters. 3. Glee Club. 2. ?, Chorus, 3 Hugo Schulze, AH Washing I ON, D.C. Business Admintslralwn X ' iirsity ( ' .lub, (Secretary, 3) ; Football, 1,2,3; Basketball, 1, 2, 3 ; Baseball, 2, 3 Marvin Schwartz Washington, D.C. Chi ' inisiry Hector Sherertz Washington, D.C . Philosophy Debate, 1,2, 3; International Relations Club, 1,2, 3;Dramat,2:PoetryClub, 1,2, 3;S.C A., I, 2. 3; Intramurals. 1, 2, 3. Nelva Ree Smith, ' hS Washington. D.C. English Sigma Phi Delta (Rush Chairman, 3) ; S.C.A., 3 ; Glee Club, 3 ; J unior Prom Committee, 3 . 43 Charles F. Spencer, I ' K. C.mivY OiASH, Maryland History, Political Science Phi lipsilon Alpha (Rush Chairman, 2, Vice- President, 3) : Class Treasurer, 2; Intramurals, 1.2,3. Annette B. Steinle, AXti ScRANTON, Pennsylvania German Scranton-Kcystone Junior College, 1, 2; Glee Club, 3 ; Chorus, 3 ; Poetry Club, 3 ; Eagle Staff, 3 ; German Club, 3. Janet Stoddard, AT Bethesda, Maryland English Blue Ridge College, 1,2: Chorus, 3. Samuel B. Stone, ' I ' EA Harrlsburg, Pennsylvania History, Economics Eloise Swick, H ' tA Capitol Heights, Maryland Chemistry Class Honors, 1,2; Debate, 1, 3 ; AucolaStaff, 3. John Trowbridge, . 0 t Pasadena, C alifornlv History, Political Science Basketball, 1, 2; Track, 1, 2; Tennis, 1, 2; Football, 2. James E. Vogts, Jesters Washington, DC. Economics Millie Wagnon, ' I ' M Atlanta, Georgia Education Wesleyan College, Macon, Georgia, 1, 2. 44 Joseph E. Walp, Jesters Nanticoke, Pennsylnania llistory Jesters (Treasurer, 2); Football, 2; Intra- murals, 1, 2, 3. Nancy W. Warner, AXti Pine Hill, New York History Class Honors, 1, 2, 3; Alpha Chi Omega (Re- cording Secretary, 3); Debate, 1, 2, 3; Glee C ' lub, 1, 2, 3; Student Christian Association, I, 2, 3; Eagle Staff, I, 2; Aucola StalY, 3; League of Women Voters, 3. Ernest C. Webb, Jr., IIAK, AH ' I Frederick, Maryland Business Administration Class Honors, 1,2,3; Alpha Theta Phi (Treas- urer, 3); Band, 1,2; Orchestra, 1,2; College Council, 2; Aucola Staff, 2, 3; Student Chris- tian Association, 2, 3 ; Camera Club, 2, 3 ; Cur- riculum Board, 3; Intcrfratcrnity Council, 3; Intramurals, 1. 2, 3; Basketball, 1, 2. 3; Ten- nis, !, 2, 3. Charlotte Wood Washing I ON, D.C. NO PICIL ' RES Thomas Adams Oakton, irginia llislorv. Covernmenl Paul Lentz OsHKosH, Wisconsin Potilual .SVifnce Betty Ballou Washington, DC " . P,sycholof:y, Philosophy Edmund Becker Waterbury, (xjnnecticu I Nathaniel Briggs Washington, L C. Marian Conner Utica, New ' ' (iri- Wilma Dinowitzer Washington, D.( ' .. Irwin Krasnoff Freei ' ort, New " ' ork Psychology Sociology I listory Edith Olsen Chicago, Illinois Economics Frederick Plitt Chevy Chase, Maryland Chemistry Douglas RoUow Washington, D.C. Chemistry Mrs. Arietta Rudd Chex ' Y Chase, Maryland Sociology Anna Small Clinton, Maryland English Harold Landsman Washington, DC.;. Biology Daniel Wentz Hanover, Pennsylvania History 45 46 I President . . George Brown ice-President . Judith Rose Secretary . Lillian Hawkins Treasurer . . James Hewitt cs svu 5. vu WjS. ajo sjx xs )o wsjC ij j jo FOUR years ago, the Class of 40 wore green tags, a look of bewilder- ment, and the moniker " Freshmen. " A year ' s hard work, how- ever, transformed us into all-knowing Sophomores. .Another year, and we were sophisticated Juniors. Now we are the lofty Seniors, ready to leave, though not to forget, four full years of college life. We ' ve beaten all records for being different. We ' ve produced the first woman student body president and the first man to win two Touchdown Club awards. And witness our dances, climaxed by the Hawaiian Serenade, with refreshments served at your table. Old Timers now, we ' ve li ' ed to see our long-cherished hopes of a democratic college go ernment realized, and a Student Union Build- ing drive launched. We ' re proud of a hard job well done . . . and confident in you up- and-comers. 47 ELIZABETH ACTON, llUli. A ■|. Salem, New Jer ii Biology Wellcsley College, 1 .A dash of red . . a ivUh hit: uords and ,s ,2,1 luckc .shrui: of a ohcr iruh ' e. V, :, 3, .shoulder . . yes. . .spi ns a yarn WILLIAM E. Washington, D.( ' . ADAMS, OAK, III i i:k uomomu.s Class Honors, 2; Phi .Sigma Kappa iPlcdgemastcr. 3; President, 4); Pi Gamma Mu (President, 4); Omicron Delta Kappa (Treasurer, 4); Bagle (Business Manager, 4) ;Student Comptroller, 3 ; C:iass Treasurer, 3 ; Track, 2, 3,4; l.R.C. (President,4);Debate,3,4; AucolaStaff,2,3. Keeps banker ' s hours . . . waggles a mean shoulder lo su ' ingtime . . . ivhen not tooting own sax. ELIZABETH JANE ANDREWS. ' I ' M Washington, D.C;. I lislory anil Education Winthrop College, 1 ; Phi Mu (First Vice-President, 4); I-renchClub, 2;GleeClub, 2. Sifeet school marm . . pores over hiographie men to enlighten her jiupils. of famous ERVA BARGER, Cap and Gown, II I ' M, 1 I A Washington, D.C. Sociology College Honor Society; S.C. A., 1, 2, 3 (President, 4); Chorus, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3. 4; Poetry Club, 2, 3,4; League of Women Voters, 3, 4; Debate, 2, 3; " A " Club, 2, 3, 4; Hockey, I, 2, 3, 4; Basketball, 1, 2, 3,4. Friend of the proletariat . . . brisk hikes and energetic folk dancing . . . admires Carl Sanilburg. 48 RENE INGHAM BEARD, LJ ( ;hh Y Chasl, Mariland An anJ I ' rciuh i:)ramat, 2. 3, 4; Aucola, 2; 4; Eagle Staff. 2. Eyric. 1 ; l- fnch Club, 1, 2, 4 (Secretary, 3). Britisher from gloiving complexion to been . , . ftaint- dauber making debut in art gallery. GEORGE BENTLEY, Jesters Washington, D.C Psychology l- ' niversity of Siena, 2, University of Perugia, 3; Band; Orchestra. Worry isn ' t in his vocabulary . . . always relaxed for a blithe chat. PHILIP BENTLEY, 1 E. Washington. D.C. Philosophy Class Honors, 3 ; Phi Epsilon Alpha (Corresponding Secretary, 3; President, 4); Club (Treasurer, 1, 2); Orientation Board, 4; Interfratcrnity Council. 4. Little hoy grin on a six-fool stem . . . junior partner of family philosophy team. FRANCES BURKHEAD BREWSTER Cap and Gown, llAK. II ' I ' A Washington, DC. English College Honor Society; Sigma Phi Delta (Secretary, 3; President, 4); Chorus. 2. 3.4; . ucola. 2. 3. 4;Newsnotes, 2; Daily Bulletin. 3; French Club. 1, 2, 3; Panhellcnic Council, 3, 4. Strain of a Debussy Arabesque . . . hectic laughter over snappy humor rocks the English office. 49 GEORGE BROWN, OAK Washington, D,C; Pin Class Honors, 1, 3, Omicrun Dcltu Kappa (President, 4); Class President, 4; Sports Score (Editor, 4): Arbor Day Chairman, 2; Dramat, 1,3; Varsity Club (Secre- tary, 3; President, 4); Athletic Board, 1. 2, 3, 4; Foot- ball, 1, 2, 3 (Captain, 4); Basketball. 1, 2, 3 (Captain, 4); Baseball, 3, 4; Track, 1. Consistent effort j li, touchdown champ . s athletic ability equal leader and humble amid honor. JANET CALLENDER, A I ' Washington, D.C;. Art Canal Zone Junior College, 1 ; Wellcsley College, 2, 3. Color scheme that f oets write about . . . soon she ' ll sing, " We ' re in the Armv noiv ' " FRANCES CAMPBELL, IIFM, A ' l Fort Leavenworth, Kansas History and English Class Honors, 1, 2; Chorus, 1, 2, 3. 4; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Eagle Staff, 3, 4: Alpha Phi (Recording Secretary, 3l ; May Fete, 1,2, 3; Tennis, 2. Devilish mimic . . . cheerful warbler . - - blond fluff and common sense. KATHRYN CHETHAM, t M Chicago, Illinois History and Economics 1, 2; International Relations LIniversity of Chicag Club, 3, 4. Cool and poised . . . girl of few words her left hand isn ' t paste. that diamond on 50 LEROY COOKE Georgetown, Delawari Potilical Science Freshman Rules Committee. 2, 3. Chorus. 3. 4; Men ' s Glee Club, 3 ; Basketball, 1 ; Track, 1, 2,4; Intramurals, 1. 2, 3,4. Connoisseur of feminine beauty, all lyfie.s . . hiil no en- tangling alliances. HENRY R. DAILY, Jesters MoRRiSTowN. New Jersey Economics Chorus, 4; Glee Club, 4; Intramurals, 4, International Relations Club, 4. Plate Juggler par excellence speed demon on motorcycle. hits rock bottom bass RUTH DEWEY. 11 FM, Washington, OX ' .. Hi.Uor Class Honors, 3 ; Delta Gamma (Secretary. 3 ; President, 4); Panhellenic Council. 3. 4; Class Secretary, 1.2; Glee C lub, 1, 4; Eagle Staff, 1; Spanish Club. 1; Student Body Secretary, 4 ; Hockey, 3 ; Chorus, 4. Bustling super-secretary . . . never ruffled . . . enthusiastic gum-cheuvr . JOHN HOBART EARLE, Jesters Brooklyn, New York English Class Honors. 3; Eagle Staff. 1 ;Jcstcrs (President. 3;. Prolile of a Creek hero . . . decidedly not a marble statue. 51 MARGRETTA ANNA ECKLOFF. ' I ' M Brookmoni, Maryland Class Honors, 1,3; Glee ( lub, 4; Chorus, 4; Speaker ' s Bureau, 2, 3 ; Spanish Club, 1,2. Distinctive soprano soars into the clouds . . . gigi:,les heartily, all five feci of her. JAMES L. FLAHERTY, Ki; Chf.stf.r, Pennsylvania Political Science Washington and Jefferson. 1,2, Intramurals, 3, 4; Foot- ball, 4; Track, 3,4; Baseball, !. 4, Beware of his h ' lne line of blame at heart. . fust a football hero RUTH GENEVIEVE FINCH Washington, D.C. English College Honor Society: French Club. 1 . 2. 3.4. Spanish Club, 2, 4; Chorus, 2, 3; Glee Club. 2, 3, Orchestra 4; International Relations Club, 4; independents. Now learning how to be the " perfect secretary " . . . goes for brass buttons on a certain uniform. BEATRICE GIBSON, A ' l ' Washington. D.C. Ronwnce Languages William and Mary. 1; Class honors. 2; Alpha Phi (Treasurer. 4), French C lub. 2. 3. 4; Spanish Ciilub, 2, 3, 4. V u ' ;i I rish eyes are smiling . . . swanky roadster . . . as- similales book learning in spare moments. " il CHARLENE GRADDICK Chevy C HASE, Maryland Lnyji h Gunston Hall, 1, 2. Purfilish lipstick . . . dark goggles . . . our oirn Lamour sans sarong. ROBERT KENDALL HALL, ' ' ' K Trout Run. PiiNNsvix ania Economics Dickinson Junior College, I, 2;Football, 2, 3, 4, Basket- ball (Manager, 3); Baseball, 3. Finally satisfied ambition just to " sit and listen " during classes . . . tikes to Milter ' round. LILLIAN HAWKINS. ' I ' M I Iarmans, Maryland Engtisti Class Honors, 2, 3, 4; Phi Mu (Treasurer, 3 ; Secretary, 4); Glee Club. !, 2, 3; Student Christian Association (Secretary, 4); Women ' s House Government, 3; Class Vice-President. 3; Class Secretary. 4; French Club, 1,2. you hear " Oh Johnny " in a wee Bonnie Baker voice . . . that ' s our Lit. JAMES A. HEWITT, OAK, IIFM, I)1;K Washington, D.C. Economics Class Honors, 1 , 2, 3 ; Phi Sigma Kappa (Sec, 3, Treas., 4); Class Treas., 1, 4; Class Pres., 3; S.C.A. (Pres., 3; Treas. ,4) ;Chorus. 4 .Debate. 4; Chm..NewStudent Com- mittee, 3; Treas.. Student Union Fund, 4; Chm.. Open Forum. 4 ; Aucola (Bus. Mgr., 3) ; Football. 1. " Seek him here, seek him there " . . . co-switcliboard op- erator . . . engaging grin. 53 DOROTHY MAY WATERBURY, :i: I ' A Washington, I!) ( Romance Languages Class Honors. 2 , Sigma Phi Delta (Recording Secretary, 4) .French Club, 1.2, 3, 4; Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3,4. Agile fingers skif ping over the keyboard . . . graceful gyra- tions in modern dance. MARY MAE JACOBS, ' I ' M G.-MTHERSBLIRG, MARYLAND English 3. 4. Glee Club, 1, 2; International Relations Club, 2, French Club (Vice-President. 3). Hotv ' d you all evah guess ' ' Jallot y has an accent. she s southern . . . even her WILLIAM U. HUTTERLY, Jr., Washington. D . ' . Economi Alpha Theta Phi (Secretary, 3; President. 4); Class President, 2: Junior Prom Chairman, 3; Aucola Staff, 1,3; Eagle Staff. 2. 4; Interfraternity Council (Presi- dent. 4); Vice-President of Student Body. 4; Basket- ball Manager, 4; Head Cheerleader. 4. White sweater model . . .friend to rosh . . . doesn t need a megaphone. GORDON JOWERS Washington, D.C. Economics Class Honors, 1, 2; Poetry Club, 1 (Secretary, 2, 3; President, 4): Orchestra, . 2, 3, 4; Eagle Staff, 3 (.As- sistant Editor, 4); Chairman, Constitutional Commit- tee, 4; Publications Board, 3, 4: Spanish Club, 1. 2. Tumultous free verse . . . subtle humor in Georgia drawl . . stirring march tunes . . . clever short stories. 54 CHARLES LAUGHTON, Jr., II_ K Hartford, Connecticut A ' ocio ox.v Class Honors, 4; Aucola Staff, 2 ; Eagle, 1,2,3; Student Christian Association (Secretary, 2; Treasurer, 3; Vice- President. 4) ; I.R.C., 3 ; Football (Assistant Manager, 1 ; Manager, 2, 3); Intramurals 1, 2, 3. Reformed bachelor . . . kefit very Bizzy . . . plunging into social research (deep .sitilj ELISABETH LAWTON, . ' l ' Washington, D.C. English Class Honors, 1, 2; Alpha Phi ( icc-PrcMdent. 3; Presi- dent, 4) ; Poetry Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; French Club, 1. 2. 3.4; Panhellenic Council, 3, 4. Restless and moody . . . adventurous renegade . . . brilluinl achievements — hy spasms! BABETTE LIEBMAN Brookline, Mass. chlsei is Political Science Creen Mountain Junior C ' oUcgc, 1. 2; Eagle Staff, 3 (Circulation Manager, 4); Aucola Staff, 4; League of Women Voters, 3,4; Poetry Club. 4; Camera Club, 3, 4. Luella Parson ' s closest rival . . . breakfast-in-one-hand- newspaper-in-the-other enthusiast. ROBERT S. LITTLE Mercer, Pennsylnania Political Science Class Honors, 2; Eagle Staff, 1, 3 (Sports Editor, 4); Orientation Board, 3. 4; Debate. 1 ; Student Christian Association, 1, 2. 3. 4; Football (Assistant Manager, 1, 2, 3) ; Aucola (Sports Editor, 4) ; Track, 2, 3 (Manager,4). Long legs that pound to victory on the cinder track . . . but don I like to indidgc in cull ol Terpischorc- • 55 GERALD W. MacKELLAR, ' I ' iJK Ashland. Ohio Amtrican History and Covernmenl Class Honors, 4 ; Glee Club, 1 , 2, 3 : Chorus. 2, 3 ; Band, I. 2 3. 4, Orchestra, 1, 2, 3. 4; International Relations Club, I, 2, 3, 4; Basketball, I; Track, 1, I lo:ifr flat. Mac ' ' . . . hal: py-go-lucky goon . . . flashes friendly fair of sfiixs. BARBARA MARSHALL, AXti Chevy Chase. Maryland History Alpha Chi Omega (President, 4); Best Loved Girl in normitory, 4; Class Secretary, 3; Aucola Staff, 3, 4; P.inhcllenic Council, 3, 4; Badminton Champ, 3; Ping- Pong ( ' hamp, 2.3. A f assion for lals great and .small - - - whizz on baslicthall court . crowning glorv aliixiws OLiirl MARY ALICE MARTZ. IIIM, .|..M Philadlli ' ima. [ L.NNsvLV ' ANiA History Class Honors, 1.3. Phi Mu (Secretary. 3 ) ; International Relations Club. 3,4; Aucola, 3 ; Eagle Staff, 1, 2, 3; Glee Club, 1,2,3; Social Board, 3 ; I louse Council (President, 4); Panhcllcnic Council, 4; French Club, 1,2. Non-conformist n ' ith the heaiitiftil brown eves . . . ii ields gavel at House Coumd meetings. CHARLES MAYER, Jesters V ' a,shinc;ion. DC. American History and Government Jesters (Vice-President. 3, President, 4); College Coun- cil. 3; Debate, 2, 3, 4; Class Social Chairman, 2; Inter- fraternity Council. 3. 4; Tennis. 3, 4; Football, 4. hen he makes u i his mind, it ' s made . . . socialite with .Mihlle smile of mule Mono DORIS VIRGINIA MILLER Cos Cob, Conneciicut English Dickinson Junior College, 1; Temple University, 2; Chorus, 3, 4; Glee Club, 3 (Secretary, 4); Speaker ' s Bureau, 3, 4; Dramat, 3, 4. To sing or not to sing, there is no question . . . has a Hall of her own . . . aims to be a pedagogiic- HELEN ADELE MILLER Cap and Gown, 11 AE, II FM, I)M Washington, DC. History and Education Class Honors, 1, 2, 3. 4; Pres. Student Body, 4: College Council, 3 : Phi Mu (Pres.. 4) ; Pi Delta Epsilon (Pres., 4.) ; V.I.P.A. (Pres.. 4) ; Handbook (Co-editor, 3) ; Mgr.-Ed., 4);Panhel Council, 4; Aucola(Ed.. 3 ) ;Eaglc4; " . " Club. " All the things you are " . . . not iniliidin, her sincere smile . . . statesivoman and diplomat. JEAN MILLER, 11 TM, AT Washington, D.C. Political Science Class Honors, 1 ; Freshman Scholarship Cup, 1 : Pi Gamma Mu, 3 (Vice-President, 4); Dramat, 1, 2, 3 (President. 4); Social Board, 4; International Relations Club, 4; Delta Gamma (Vice-President, 4) ; Eagle Staff, 3 ; French Club. 1.2; Speaker ' s Bureau. 2, 3,4. Slim and vibrant . . . Jiame-gold hair ... a . oel Coward flutterbrain. MARGARET NOEL, AT Washington, D.C. History Spanish Club, 1,2. Hockey, 1, 2, 3 ; Basketball. 1, 2, 3; Tennis, 1, 2. 3. Never squabbles . . . among our fashion plates . . . inter- ested in Crab Toivn. EUGENE S. NORTON, AH Morris Plains, Ntw Jersl-: ' . History Dramat, 3 ; Alpha Theta Phi (Corresponding Secretary, 4). Verbose philosopher . . . progressive conservative . . . speaks from depth of Adam ' s apple. ARCHIE BAYNES NORFORD, A0 I Alexandria, Virginia Biology Spanish Club, 1 ; French Club, 1 ; Hamilton House As- sociation. 3; Football, I, 2, 4; Basketball, 1, 2, 4, Track. 2; Tennis, 4; Intramurals. 1, 2, 3, 4. Virginia gentleman . . . rejoices in jillerbugging . . . sup- ports nickelodeon company. C. LELAND PARSONS, Jesters Washington. D.C. Physics Jesters; Orchestra. 1. 2, 3; Band, 1, 2, 3 (Student Leader). Suave rhythm . . . on the dance floor . . . generous sold . . . math fiend. in the orchestra WILLIAM PERSONS Washington, L .C:. Economics Dramat, 1, 2. 3. 4. Uproariously funny mutter ings . . . tinkers ivith wrecks on four wheels . . . Gunga Din. 58 MARY POSEY, Washington. D.C. Delta Gamma (Social ( Chairman. 4i Anglican Club, 1.2. Popular, pefypy pakel edition . lilted ewhrou.s •Spanish Haglc Stall. 2, 3,4; Lalchy chuckle . . . VICTOR PURSE, 1 ' KA Washington, D.C. Political Science and Economics Aucola (Business Manager, 3) ; Eagle Staff (Advertising Manager, 2); Chorus. I, 2, 3. 4; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Dramat, 1,2,3,4; French Club, 1,2; Spanish Club, 1,2; .Anglican Club, 1,2,3; I.R.C., 1,2, 3, 4; Athletic Board. 3; Cheerleader, 1, 2, 3; Track 3, Tennis, 4. Piano rattles with rag-lime tunes . . . U ' ill and idea that can ' t be squelched . . . Victor " Herbert " P. C. STANLEY RAUCH, A0 Kane, Pennsylvania Business Administration Intramurals (Manager. 4). Campus " Red " . . . hair and blush don ' t match . . . maitre d ' hotel . . . headwaiter to the ignorant. BERYL G. REED, Cap and Gown, ' I ' M Harisdale, New ' ork Sociology .Aucola, 1, 2, 3; Eagle, 1, 2, 3; Glee Club, 1, 2, 3; Wo- men ' s House Council (President, 3); Cap and Gown (President. 4); League of Women Voters (Vice-Presi- dent, 3); Student Christian A.ssociation, 1, 2, 3. " Quiet, puh-lease. " the librarian frowns . . . loves leelle chiUuns . . . even orphans can ' t quench of humor. MARY JANE ROGERS. ' ' Washington. l).(... Romamt- Languages Cla.s.s 1 lonors. 2 ; French CAuh.; Spanish Club. 1.2.3,4. Wisecracks guaranteed lo lo i a hullon . lungue-tunster in seivrat languages . JUDITH ADELE ROSE. Cap and Gown, AT V. SHiNt,i()N. DC. English, German Class Vice-President. 4. Glee Club. 1. 2. 3. 4; Chorus. 2. 3, 4; Eagle Staff (Circulation Manager. 3); Aucola Staff. 3; German Club, 4, IntramiiraK, 2 Head froths with curls and Ljuips . . must be pried away from candv counter. WALTER SANDERLIN, lll ' .M W, SHrNG (.)N, l ( ;. Historv C ollege Honor Society; German ( ;iub, 1 ; French C ' lub. 3. 4; A.U, Fund Committee, 3, 4, International Rela- tions Club, 3; Intramurals. 1. 2. Knows alt hut tells nothing about profs ' private lives . . . forgets po.slure rules in history ojfiie GAIL SHAW Chevy Ch, .sr. Maryland Chemistry Glee Club. 2. 3,4 (Secrctarv-Treasurer, 4) . Intramurals., No introductions needed . . . pal to you . . . Frankenstein stalks through the laboratory. DOROTHY SHEPHERD, 1 1 I ' M, Washington, DC. 1 A Sociology College Honor Society; Sigma Phi Delta (Vice-Presi- dent, 3, 4); Student Christian Association. 1. 2, 3. 4; " A " Club, 2 (Secretary, 3; President, 4i; Eagle Hockey Team. I. 2. 3; Dramat, 4: League of Women Voters, 3 (President, 4). Methodical executive , . . suings a u ' icked hockey stick . . . vibrant booster of liberalism. RUTH SHERIER Ale. andri. , IRGINIA Sociology Hood College. ! ; . ucola, 2, 3; Eagle, 2 (Associate Edi- tor. 3) ; Newsnotes (Editor, 2). Positive in her likes and dislikes . . . frankness, challeng- ing and outspoken. HENRY SHIELDS, IIAE, AW ScRANTON, Pennsylvania Economics Scranton-Keystone Junior College, I, 2: Eagle Staff (. " Vssociatc Editor. 4); Aucola. 3. 4. Band, 3, 4; Orches- tra. 3. 4: Dramat. 3, 4; Hamilton House .Association. 3. 4, Handbook Editor, 4. Falstaff . . . sweet creature of bombast . . . wildly gesticula- tive . . . not entirely lunatic. DOROTHY MANNING SMITH, AT Washing! ON, DC " ,. English Eagle, I, 2. 3, 4. Dancing eyes . . . expressive hands . . . sing me a song of social significance. 61 JOHN STEVENSON, Jesters Washington, DC. PoUlicat Science Jesters (Treasurer, 3; Vice-President, 4i, French C ' luh, 1, 2; Track, 1, 2; Intramurals, 1. 2, 3. 4. Commutes from classroom !o Land of Nod . . . rare man (doesn ' t like to talk about himselj ' ) THOMAS SUNDERLAND Seat Pleasant, Maryland Philosophy and Psychology West Virginia Wesleyan, 1; Speaker ' s Bureau, 2, 3; Chorus, 2, 3; Glee Club (President, 4). Percolating parson . - . head askew, mischiei his eye . . . Reverend ' Tommy. ; tuinkle m ALICE MAY SWICK, i; i A Capitol Heigh IS, Maryland English Guilford College, 1, 2; Poetry Club, 3, 4. Spin.-: ethereal poetry of moonlight . . . strains of Lohen- grin beckoning. LAURA TALBOTT, M Washington, D.( -. Romance Languages Class Honors, 2, 3, 4; Phi Mu (Second Vice-President, 4) ; French Club, 1 , 2, 3, 4 (Secretary-Treasurer, 3 ; Vice- President, 4) ; Intramurals, 1. Serenely dignified . a y-pomt average. one of those super-beings who make 62 EUNICE ALVERTA THAWLEY SeLBYVILLE, DeLAWAR!, Rcllf uni Spanish Club, 1, 2, 3 ; Chorus. 4, Glee C_:iub. 2. 4, A " Club, I, 2, 3, 4; Eagle Hockey Team, I, 2. Always in a hurry . . . not responsible for every neiv table list. CAROL HUNSINGER Washington, DC ' , Art JOHN McCORMACK Forest Hill, Tennessee Political Science RICHARD NORTHROP Washington, D.C French LELAND PARSONS Washington, DC, Physics E. L. SMITH Dawson, Pennsyl ani a Political Science WILLIAM SORRELS Washington, D,C. Economics ROBERT STEPHENS Washington, DC " , ADELE WHITE Cabin John, Maryland Biology HERMAN WINKLER Washington, D.C. Economics 63 b4 - » V- ' ); Oo ■ " .0° car " J o « v K tA LWj X u V-30 b5 « " . - x W :. " S V " ' SINCE-: that first day we pickcLl up our (all load of freshmen, the Col- lege Council an l its special hoards have jauntiK ' I ' iLJLlen through the year past all stop signs. President Miller said " Go! " and the Student Union Drive was launched. .Amid tense debates that made the Constitutional Convention look like a Sunday school class, a new constitution was framed and passed. Our Council turned Dies Committee and investigated all campus organizations to get rid of " dead wood " " clubs. Freshmen, remember your first tour of the campus, the get-ac- quainted party, supper at faculty homes, an l the Chancellor " s tea? ' ou owe your happy introduction to college to the Orientation Board. Arbor Day left us dusty and tired, but wasnt it fun to see profes- sors and apple polishers working to beautify the campus ' Rushing the freshman cuties occupied the swarms of stags at the Big Brother-Big Sister party. The Homecoming Dance and Alumni Night found the old grads out-jitterbugging the undergrads. Besides arranging all-college social events, our Social Board has approved petitions for class dances, fraternity hops, and other affairs. Our policy is first come, first served. No Supreme Court decision was awaited more eagerly than the Publications Board ' s approxal of national advertising in college pub- lications, following years of stu- dent agitation. To demonstrate further our progressiveness, we were the first board to draw up a constitution and b -laws. Hi.LEN MlLl.L.R President of the Student Body ' fi S 66 Seated: Dr Woods, Dr. Rouse, l Ferguson, Millc Slanding: Reese, Clay, Fellows, ebb, Bushong Huttcilv, Dewcv, Dr Shenton, Dr Holton, College Council President Helen Miller ' ice-Presidenl . . . William Hutterly Secretary Ruth De e Comptroller-Business Manager William Adams Class Representatives — Junior: Addison W. Clay, Adelaide Bushong; Sophomore: Bart Reese: Freshman: Philip Fellows Social Board Faculty chairman: Miss Mary Louise Brown; Faculty members: Miss Irma Zink, Dr, Theodore Andersson; Class Representatives — Senior: Jean Miller, chairman; Junior: Sarah Anne Rapp; Sophomore: Sarah L, Stewart; Fresh- man: Cartw right R Doyle; Junior Prom Chairman: W illiam Fausold. Orientation Board Faculty members: Dr, George B Woods, Kliss Marv Louise Brown, Dr William B, Holton. Dr Wesley M Gewehr, Mr. Stafford H Cassell Lppei class members elected— Senior: Bob S Little, chairman; Junior: Charles H Davidson ; j iomore; Barbara E Smith Appointed members: Philip C Bently Sarah L, Stewart; Freshman representa- tive: Elizabeth Carter, Publications Board Chairman: Dr, Batchelder; Faculty members: Mr, Hoadley, Dr, Hutchins; Class representatives — Senior: Gordon lowers; Junior: Fr ances Cruikshank; Sophomore : Virginia Goodwin 67 A :j -v Jlx ' s jNiy ' " -V VCVSj i i H.WE you ever heard sizzling argu- ments emanating from the Eagle office on a Monday afternoon? ' Twas the ei litorial writers discussing the evils that lurk on the campus, and hatching plans for constructive criticism. When the Student Union fund was launched, we boosted the drive with lots of publicity ! To show our apprecia- tion for the beauties of life, we spon- sored the election of a " Sweetheart ' for the Homecoming dance. In the spring we stimulated the talents of creative writers by offering a five-clollar prire in a short story contest, won by Gordon Jowers. Among the new features are an alumni column and a resume of current ex ' cnts for students who read only the funnies. " My Daze, " " Guilt Off the Dome, " and " Tidbits, the official or- gan of the college government, have become permanent fi.xtures. .■ new high in ad ertising space was attained, thanks to our go-getting busi- ncss manager. Evidently the editor- in-chief system is just as efficient as last year ' s editorial board, for this year the Eagle has flown high! STAFF Editor-in-Chief Charles Corddry Business Manager William Adams Associate Editor Carter Edmonds Assistant Editors Desk Editor Henry Shields Copy Editor Marion Mattes Sports Robert Little Features Gordon Jov ers Photography Walter Barkdull News Staff Reporters: Tom Aiken, Les Boykin, Addison Clay, Reuben Cohen, Frances Cruikshank, Mary Curry, Margaret Ellison, Clifford E ans, Virginia Goodwin, Bud Gorman, Homer Hum- bert, Bill Hutterly, Mary Janet Kenyon, Beal Lowry, Richard Marsh, Ellsy McClane, Jean Ray, Stanley Rauch, Jane Sattler, Catherine Stewart, Hector Sherertz, Leon Smith. Jackie Waldron, Nancy Warner, Jan Wheeler. Columnists: Paul Lentz, Helen Miller, Bab- ette Liebman, Daniel Wentz. Annette Steinle, I ruin Krasnoff, Betty Lawton Typists and Copy Readers: Sarah Brown, Daena Offutt, Louise Harriman, Joyce Weills. Bl ' SINess Staff Mary Curry {circulation manager). Betty Adams, Margaret Harned, Ruth Harris, Peggy Rule, Jan Wheeler. 69 ' ' So Slva. iSS xiSSlSiSJIs. sS . X_W. ' S.% " »J . A RTISTS sketching and erasing quaint 1 caricatures. Typists pounding awa ' , blithely unaware of cop readers " marks. The literary staff thumbing through quotations from Shakespeare and iVlother Goose. Our forgery expert scribbling in her distinctive handwrit- ing to lend the personal touch. Re- porters tracking down elusive club presidents for information about their organizations. Business manager and petite assistant handing pink, blue and yellow appointment cards across the counter. Mi. everything together and -oila — your Aucola ! if you feel that your 1Q40 yearbook is as intimately personal as your own memory book, our bustlings and bus- tlings have not been in vain. [.ATiMRR Ev.a,NS, Business Manager; Adelaide Bushong, Edilor 70 AUCOLA STAFF Editor Adelaide Blshong Editorial Staff A.ssixtant Editors .... [Frances Brewster, Henry Shields Advisory Editor Helen Miller Literary Editor Sarah Anne Rapp Photographic Editor Ernest Webb Activities Editor .... Margaret Ellison SjDorts Editor Robert Little Art Editors Jacqleline Waldron, Rene Beard Business Staff Business Mar afer Latimer Evans Betty Adams, Peggy Bleth, Kenny Fox, Ronald McCuUoch, Marion Mattes, Eloise Swick Literary and Make-up Staff Thomas Aiken, Dorothy Bi. by, June Cau- Jiil, Carter Edmonds, Jane Esterline, Arnold Fine, Mary Gautier, Virginia Goodw in, Edgar Keller. Ruth Kent, Barbara Klein, Irwin Kras- noff, Estalyn Kreps, Theodora Kreps, Marjorie Letz, Helen Lundegaard, Lillian Maki, Barbara Marshall, Jeanne Mathews, Edith Mitchell, Jay Rutherford, Gere Dell Sale, Jane Sattler, Robert Shenton, Sarah L. Stewart, Betty Stone, Lois Ta lor, Nancv arner. 71 . r «ocs_ Vjoct K Jc 5i Jti_ vi Mxy s jM . Am I puzzled by Panhellenic rushing rules Do I wonder about the jTx. sports schedule? All I do is look in my little red book. By follow- ing the helpful hints piinted therein, old-timers as well as uninitiated frosh find their questions disposed of in less than no time. Tucked away in the pages of our A.U. Handbook are those not-to- be-forgotten regulations on fraternities. Women ' s Residence Hall, sports, and student government. Our revised student " Bible " in- cludes as added attractions the membership requirements of various organizations, clever cartoons, and sound rushing advice. If you want to be in the know, consult the Student Handbook and you can ' t go wrong! Editor Henry Shields Henry Shields Editor of the Handbook 72 j S Sl 5 Saj iJs.. i5%SSw- Qvn. " Six«iv» SINCE Cicero, Plato, and Aristotle are no longer available as after-dinner speakers, clubs and organizations of Washington ask our Speaker ' s Bureau to provide public discussions. Is there a call for a mellow-throated soprano or a humorous skit? The A.U. Speaker ' s Bureau rushes our talented artists to the scene of duty. The ether waves have vibrated with several of our ra lio programs, includ- ing musical selections and a panel dis- cussion on " Education andDemocracy. " Serving the community and turning the limelight on our capable students — that ' s our job. Members I lector Shcrcrtz, Edgar Keller. JamesHewitt, William Adams, Jean Miller, Frances Dewey, George Sandefer, Jeanne Mathews, Addison Clay. Paul Lentz, Walter Barkdull, Doris Mil- ler, Bart Reese, Phoebe Robinson. DEBATE WHENE ER you hear the thump of a fist and a confident roar, you can be sure that our " Varsity Debate Squad is again arguing its way to vic- tory ! While our men ' s team has played host to such formidable opponents as Maryland University, Pittsburgh, Catholic University, and the Massa- chusetts Institute of Technology, the women ' s team has met teams from Ohio Wesleyan, Cape Girardeau, and other campuses. Later we turned globe trotters. Going south, we met teams at the University of North Carolina and participated in the Winthrop College Tournament at Rock Hill, South Carolina. We re- turned from the Pennsylvania State Teachers College Tournament with six victories and no defeats to our credit. We ' ve strengthened our jaw muscles on that tongue-twisting question. " Re- solved, that the United States should Clay, Kellar. Barkdull, Sher- ertz, Sandefer, Mr. Slover, Lentz, Hewitt, Adam.s, Reese 74 1 1-: SgL AU Center: Mr. John Slover, Debate Coach Gahriclson, French, Bo kin. Wood, Coach John C. Skner, Ennis. Coffey, Matthews, Gross follow a policy of strict economic and military isolation toward all nations outside the western hemisphere that are engaged in armed international or civil conflict. " " With an eye to filling the shoes of the varsity team, our Freshman Debate Squad tackled local high schools and college freshman teams and even matched wits with a few varsity ora- tors in three debates with the sopho- mores. The freshman Jaw-breaker was, " ResoU ' ed, that the federal government should own and operate the railroads. " arsity Squad: Theodora Kreps, Estalyn Krcps, tiloise Svvick. Nancy Warner, Mary Sanders. Gere Dell Sale, William Adams, James Hev itt, Edgar Keller, Hector Sherertz, Addi- son Clay, Walter BarkduU, Paul Lentz, Man- Freshman Squad: Loessa Coffey, Iris Gabriel- son, Ruth Cjross, Jeanne Mathews, Robert Lake, Herbert Wood, Lester Boykin, Charles Richmond, ludson f-rench, manager. Varsity Debaie Squad Swick, Warner, Barkdull, Shcrert:, Kellar, Mr. Slover, Clay, Lentz, Hewitt, .Adams, Sale 76 I didn ' t know what time it was, " a noisy coed apologizes to a proc- tor at half-past midnight ... a door bangs and a light clicks off. Shuddery memories of a Hallowe ' en Poe story, drowned in doughnuts and cider at the Women ' s Residence Hall. Christmas brought ' ule logs and candlelight, caroling Sopho- mores at fixe a.m., and a formal dinner. Remember how we learned the ins and outs of can openers and tea kettles in the red and white kitchen — any leftover time we spent in the newly decorated second floor lounge. President .Mary Martz Head Proctor Lillian Hawkins Secretary Edith Mitchell Treasurer Beatrice Wyman Social Chairman Adelaide Bushone Most Representative Girls Bushong, Junior; Wilson, Sophomore; Marshall, best lo cd; lacobs, Senior; .Maki, Freshman Wdmen ' s House Council Mitchell. Bushong. Martz. Hawkins, Wyman 77 EXFR- ' MoncluN ' about one o ' clock, the hirJs seem tcj sing more swceth ' , the skies appear bluer, the grass grows greener; and all in spite of the fact that another grinding week of eight-ten classes is un .ler va -. bar be it from the Poctr Club to claim the credit, but it IS true that we meet at that time. Nor do we gather to read Homer and Omar l hay am in the original. Twice a month we read cur own poeti ' v. Sometimes we hear a report on a more famous poet. Some- times we write jingles for our own amusement. Occasional Sunday social meetings with guest speakers encourage the appreciation of poetry Many of the poetic efforts of members are published in College ' ersc. the official organ of the College Poetry Society of America, of which we are a chapter. President Gordon lowers ' ict ' -PrL ' . idcnl and Treasurer . . . Jacqueline W ' aldron Secrelary Frances Hill I 78 X " v. aS -x " ' xj ■ Svso :t_i_ H E you e er wandered by the little gray shack late in the after- noon and heard the discordant strains of a classical jam session? That was our orchestra fiddling and tooting away. If you arri -ed at the fall plaN ' and the spring Shakespearian drama before curtain time, ' ou ' ll remember that our ox ' ertures added that extra touch of linessc. And commencement is always rendered more memorable b ' our musical selections. When Mr. Nuelsen wielded the baton at our assembly concert, the applause proved that music hath charms even to tame a student of American Uni ersity. We are convinced that the secret of our success is " Regular prac- tice makes perfect. " John L. Nuelson Director of Orchestra 79 The Chorus AND Chapel Choir mSl. i SiSL 5iSLx5L. 2 i SkAvsy " JL J -sjvjovjla. l30s3W; v. _ »5 W.KV. ii A.: X. « N5 . A. 3; Sj yviSL OL . THE Chorus marches into chapel, and everyone stands up. We walk upon the concert stage, and everyone applauds. Can you blame them Although we are forty strong, we respond as one man to the hypnotic gestures of our director, Mr. McLain. We can sing a dashing Russian folk song, a weird Negro spiritual, or an inspiring anthem with equal ease. Twice we formally performed for our campus " public " — in our Christmas chapel program and in our spring concert. As for our informal performances during our practice hours, the less said the better ! Fame lured us to sing several Christmas concerts before local organizations. In March we took to the road for a five-day concert tour, ,,. , r James B McLain includingbcranton,hastOrange, Newark, andBaltimore. Manager . Ronald McCulbch How about a little close harmony, friends? Accompanist, Sarah AnneRapp 80 GLEE CLUBS NOTHING sweeter than the blending of women ' s oiees. nothing nmre forceful than a full male chorus! We show off our talents in a series of concerts in the spring. Our most gifted members do double duty, warbling with the mixed chorus also. Women ' s Glee Cll b President .... Frances Brewster ' ice- President . . . . Judith Rose Secretary Doris Millei Men ' s Cjlee Cllb President . . . Thomas Stmelei-laiu ' ice-Presider t-Librarian Aeiciison ( ia Secretary Gail Shaw ' omi:n ' s GLKfi Ci- 81 :iSi .5o- Jv5 « v»9v . _ ojtivxm , " « " ' JM k. PROPAGANDA, powcicr pulTs, and politics! Members of the League of Women Voters have racked their brains over three major issues — American neutrality, consumer education, and election procedure. Each girl worked with the commission that interested her most, ac- cording to whether she was a little dove of peace, a prospective house- wife, or a would-be Senator. The resulting galaxy of ideas produced such memorable meetings as our heated round-table discussion of j ropaganda techniques and a shocking expose of cosmetics. We seasoned our monthly meetings with field trips, including visits to the neutrality law debates in Congress and to the " Chamber of Horrors " which influenced passage of the Food and Drug Act. Striking clippings have attracted students to our bulletin board. A hilarious satire, " Peace Vlakes Her Bow, " was presented in assembly under our auspices. If you need any further proof that we ' re wide-awake, our mem- bership has tripled in our brief two years. Pie. idt-nl Dorothy Shepherd Secretary-Treasurer Sarah Anne Rapp Program. Chairman Sue Horton Advisor , ' Irs, Edward Harding 62 I rcinl rciu Dcvi.l W iNon 1nt- W i jnnn Hdwlins LLOml rou Miller, ( " hctham, Adam . Warner Batk roiv Oioss. IXuU . Miller, Hewitt. Wood, Adams, Sanderlin, Liebman A FTER limping along last year, the International Relations Club has -fy. thrown away its crutches and taken great forward strides. With diplomatic relations straining and snapping like rubber bands throughout the world, our interest in foreign affairs has been accelerated. Every two weeks we ' ve met to debate international problems or to hear noted authorities. Among the most enlightening programs was Mr. Lloyd Milligan ' s illustrated lecture on the Far Eastern situation. We ' ve kept abreast of current affairs by reading the books sent us b - the Carnegie Endowment bund The hotter the world turmoil, the cooler our thinking on interna- tional events ! President William Adams Secretary Kathryn Chetham Faculty Advisors Dr. Gewehr, Dr. Stout 83 jhnson, Rickard. Bixby, Scratchlcy. Engcl, Mathews, Sanders, Swanton ' »v.vs:i5ij Av. -XSKvu Qs,ajA_ 5sS " Sx iv5;( ; ss .:t- A LL is not Cjreek that glitters ! This momentous discovery we have stum- jr _ bled upon in our new Independent Women ' s Club. Now that we have hatched and spread our wings, we mean to fly as high as our sorority friends in sport tournaments, scholastic rating, and campus leadership. But we ' re not mere blue stockings. We ' ve danced and hiked and skated. We ' ve gone bicycling and picnicking. Among our most delightful parties was the occasion when Miss Brown entertained us. Like good citizens, we contributed our brain and brawn to a group project on Arbor Day. We may not have a secret ritual, and we may not have a big budget, but we do have a wonderful time ! President Use Engel Vice-President Elizabeth Mathews Secretary Edna Scratchlcy Treasurer Beall Lowry Chaplain Dorothy Bixby 85 Front roil ' . Schallcr. Hudson, Hawkins, Barger, Smith, Warner, Lent-. Back roiv: Or Potorf, laculty advisor; Laughton, Webb, Hewitt President Erva Barger Vice-President Charles Laughton Corresponding Secretary Mary Hudson Recording Secretary Lillian Hawkins Treasurer James Hewitt Social Chatrnuin Barbara Smith. Ernest Wehh Program Chairman Nancy Warner Publicity Chairman Nelva Ree Smith Conference Chairman Dorothy Shepherd DO you approve of going steady i Ave you a pacifist 1 1 you ' re alert and concerned over the problems of the world, you ' ve participated in our Student Christian Association discussion groups. We ' ve bulled 8b over coediquette with Staff Cassell. We ' ve held meetings on socio- logical questions with Howard University. At Christmas we sponsored the chapel service and played Santa Claus to poor children at a part - in the gym. On Dad " s Day and Mother ' s Da we entertained our parents as guests of honor at a spe- cial dinner. Taking advantage of tradition, girls treated the men at our Leap ear Part . . ' few of us lucky members attended the Penn State Social .Action Conference and the Down-thc-Bay Conference. In the interest of peace, we invited Mr. Singh, an exponent of civil disobedience in India, to speak in assembly, and sent delegates to the Campus Peace Commission. Our program concluded with a bancjuet featuring Sherwood Eddy as guest speaker. Retiring president, Erva Barger, greets successor. Jackie W aldron. 87 President Jean Miller Vice-President Charles Davidson Secretary . ' i ian " ' caf cr Treasurer Hector Sherertz W 1 1 1 1 the laughter that greeted the ravings of imperious Katherine and the antics of the country-house week-enders echoing in our memories, we Dramat players still were infected with the comedy bug this spring. And who could be more comic than the gay libertine Falstaff? Again Shakespeare ' s lines called for hordes of men and a handful of women. Wouldn ' t it be novel if we reversed the device of the Elizabethan stage by casting young Shakespeare goes slapstick in Taming of the Shrcu women in se eral male roles What an escape mechanism that would be for our thwarted feminine members who have lots of talent but no place to go ! A ranting termagant submitted to the masterful control of her indomi- table suitor in the i.)}l) spring pla -, Shakespeare ' s Taming oj the Shrciv. Beaut - and wit sparkled throughout the production, although the men in the cast outnumbered their glamorous co- stars four to one. The eternal triangle became a poly- gon as di " z ' blonde, suave diplomat, stage-struck matron, virile athlete, bra- zen flapper, famous novelist, and car- toonist swapped partners in Nc el Cow- ard ' s hilarious Hay Fever last fall. Faked English accents an l a continous stream of repartee kej t the aueliencc in guffaws. Director Hutchins and I lay l-fvt victim. Miller C ' oward at his cleverest 89 Standing: Nc wby, Jablonsky. St ' aU ' J Dr linHcl, Or. Andc ATHLETIC BOARD PROMOTING democracy and fair play. " No, not a rabble-rouser ' s cliche. That ' s Staff Cassell ' s opinion of the cooperative Athletic Board. Could you find a higher recommendation ' ' Although we don ' t wear spats or monocles, we board members are diplomats par excellence. We keep athletic policy in accord with the wishes of both the student bod - and the faculty and administration, and that requires no little tact! We settle issues pertaining to inter- collegiate relations and intramural sports. Our advice is often asked by our dynamic young Athletic Director. Chairman Dr. Andersson Secretary-Treasurer Dr. Engel Members Dr. Dennis, George Brown, Hugo Sciiulze, Harry Newby Ex-oFFicio Members Chancellor Gray, Dean Woods, Mr. Casseli. Stafford H. Cassell Director of Athletics 90 91 C;(ia :h Geiirc.i: Mi;nki- Assistant Coach ) if.y Kal ' fman FOOTBALL Fi(,iiiiN(. l() ally against imi ' ossible oJJs, the Eagles had a disastrous year on the girdiron. A new coaehing staff failed to make u| lor the laek of material, as the Orange and Blue eleven went down fighting in game after game against bigger and more experienced teams. With nine returning veterans, the first team acquitted itself credit- ably, but the lack of reserves led to an inevitable let-down when the regulars were out of the game. Typical of the manner in which the Eagles lost was the opening game of the season, against Randolph-Macon ' s ' el- low jackets. The first three periods were fought on nearly even terms, with the score at the end of that time stand- ing only b-o in favor of the Jackets. I orced to remain in the line-up for the entire game, the regulars wilted and finallv -ielded two more touchdowns Letlermen: Brov n. B ham, Blanche Cohen. Dean, Flaherty, bo. . Hall, Jablonsky, McLane, Norford, Rauch, Schulze, Streitsberger, Thatcher, ' Yoakum Xumeral Men: Gorman, Krasnoff, erner Manager: Watson Fisher. Assistant Managers: Keefe, McMillan, Boy kin. Wood. 92 in the closing minutes of the last quar- ter. Fumbles leading to two Johns Hop- kins scores in the first period more than nullified the spirited, last-half Eagle attack that netted one touchdown and kept the opposition on the defensi e for the remainder of the game. In the third contest of the year, Blue Ridge College was forced to take to the air to gain its 20-0 victory over the Eagles, the score being no indication of the closeness of the battle. Only in the final game of the year was A.U. com- pletely outclassed, when the powerful Swarthmore offensive ran up a 58- 0 count on the game but ox ' ermatched Eagles. In justice to Coaches Menke and Kaufman it must be said that they did everything possible to present a win- ning team, handicapped as they were with the lack of material. The players themselves are deserving of praise for their loyal efforts against impossible odds, and their classmates will remem- ber their spirit and fight long after scores are forgotten. nur BIG A.U. 93 Jl ni()R Rsi n Front row. left to rif ht: Richmond, Shumate. Fellows. Doyle 3ack row Schmeltzcr. Btichman, Fine. White. Norford. Mollis, Krasnoff. Etchison, Casscll JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL N(. TiCE was adequately served of the possible success of next year ' s Varsity basketball team according to the sterling performances of the 1939- 40 edition of the American University Junior Varsity. The little Eagles, though they faced a 96 difficult schedule tinat called for games with outstanding college junior ar- sities, District high school " fixes " and local independent clubs, flew high to register eleven victories against five defeats for their season total. Under the watchful eye of Coach Cassell several of the ja ee stars so improved their ball playing that thc - also regularly broke into the Varsity lineup. V.- RSiTY Basketball Coach Staff Cassell, Webb, Reese, Nortord, Schuize, Etchison, Captain Brown, Byham, Hollis, Gewehr, Roadman, Morrison, Fine, Manager Hutterly .: 1 . ' i ||£r(|pf «v5». ,« t 1W||n]B -4. v .J; 97 Brown Morrison Schuize Etchlson Roadman VARSITY IMMEDIATELY following the cessation of football warfare, Coach Stafford Cassell issued a call for basketball candidates. After several weeks of strenuous practice, the Eagle mentor began to shape up a varsity squad of fourteen men around the nuclei offered by lettermen Captain Moe Brown, " Dutch " Schulze, Carl Byham, Ernie Webb, and numeralmen Barty Reese, Bruce Etchison, Ham (jewehr and Arnold Fine. New figures to the club besides last year ' s holdovers who earned a berth on the squad were Archie Norford, H. G. Morrison, Keene Roadman, Jim Hollis, Gilbert White, and Irwin Krasnoff. The Orange and Blue quintet made their de- but in the week preceding Christmas vacation, playing games with Bucknell, Georgetown, and Randolph-Macon. The Cassellmen suffered set- backs in their two clashes against the well- rounded Bucknell and Georgetown outfits, but gave indications of future potentialities when they trounced their traditional rivals, Randolph- Macon. Court action ceased during January BASKETBALL i because of the rigors of exams. Hostilities were renewed on Fehruar - 3 in an awa ' game with RanJolph- lacon, and once again American Uni- versity hoisted their victory colors over the op- posing crew. The Eagle aggregation appropri- ately presented Staff with a win over Delaware on his birthday, February 8. An away game at Western Maryland saw this short winning streak halted. After holding an 18 -ib lead at the half over Georgetown at the Tech gym, the Eagles succumbed before a last minute Hoya rally. The x ' arsity regained their winning stride with a tri- umph over Johns Hopkins at Baltimore; but in games at Juniata, Bucknell, Drexell, and Swarth- more, and a contest on the local boards with Western Maryland, the A.U. courtsters went into a five-game mid-season losing streak. The Cassellmen wound up their season by regaining their triumphing ways in brilliant fashion with wins over Elizabethtown and the Alumni on the home floor, to bring their season record to six wins and nine lo.sses. Fausold and Landsman TENNIS TENNIS, American University ' s most successful sport, has just got- ten underway as this book goes to print. This years team is built around the nucleus of Bud Fausold, Harold Landsman, and Ernie Webb, all carry-overs from last year ' s squad. Three new men appear- ing on the team to replace those lost due to graduation are Latimer Evans, Harry Nielsen, and Ernest McCarthy. The southern trip this year during the spring vacation resulted in a victory for old J . Pluvius, our men triumphing in the only match n ot rained out. Returning home, the Eagle netmen quickly reduced their batting average to .500 by succumbing to a powerful Cornell team. We are expecting great things from this years team, but since the team is composed of four juniors and two freshmen, we are even more eagerlv awaiting the 1Q41 season. Nielsen and Webb Evans and McCarthy 101 Sixond roiv: Briiwn, Muddox. James. Schulzc. Spencer, Byham, Etchison, Jablonsky, Nicholson, Thatcher, Cassell, coach. First row: Zimplc, Blanchard, McCrady, Edmonds, Newby, Price, Fellows, Werner, Cohen BASEBALL WHEN George Brown rose in student assembly in the spring of 1938 to move the resumption of baseball as an intercollegiate spring sport, few students felt the significance of that motion. But with the call for players in February 1939 twenty boys re- sponded and A.U. had its first intercolleigate baseball team in ten years. The gym resounded with the thud of balls. Soon the new drab gray uniforms of A.U. ' s diamond-men were seen at Georgetown. American University lost that first contest to Georgetown 1 3 10 4, but a step in athletic progress had been made with the reestablish- ment of baseball as a sport. After Georgetown came the season ' s lone win, a 9-7 victory over Johns Hopkins. Then contests followed with Wilson Teachers, Hampden-Sydney, Western Maryland, and George- town. The season score read: i win, 7 losses; Clay Price. Burke Herti, Bob Hall, leading batters; eighteen to twenty men participated; twelve men received A " s for their contribution to the revival of this sport. This year 24 men reported for an enlarged schedule of 14 games and indications show that baseball will be finally entrenched as a permanent spring sport. 102 Dick Gentle, coach; Jablonsky. McDonald, Wood, Streicbergt-r, Evans. Fox, Boykin, Dixon, Boykin, Adams. Hinklc, Flaherty TRACK UNDER the guidance of Dick Gentle, the American Universit - Track- men went through a fairly successful season. Meetswere held with Catholic University, Randolph-Macon, Bridgewater, Johns Hopkins, and Washington University. The Eagle Wingmen also took part in the Penn Relays held in Philadelphia. The Orange and Blue participated in the Catholic University games held for the benefit of the Finnish Republic. They made a noteworthy show- ing with Bob Dixon winning laurels in the bbo-yard run. The squad included Bill Adams, Jim Flaherty, Otto Streit- berger. Bob Dixon, and Bob McMillan — sprintsmen; Bob Little, Herb Woods, Allan Hinkle, and Le Roy Cook — distance- men ; John Jablonsky and Ken Fox — shotputters ; Doug Rollow — hurdles; and Cliff Evans — high jump. 103 INTRAMURALS DL RiNc; the past car the Pliysical Education Department carried out the most extensive intramural program in the history of the University. Athletic Director Staff Cassell and his student assistant Stanley Rauch held competitive tournaments in Volleyball, Touch Football, Basketball, Softball, Swimming, Ping-F ong, Pool, Ba lmin- ton, Tennis, and Shuffieboard. More than loo boys out of a possible 180 in the college partici- pated in the various events with awards being presented to the win- ners in their respective events. C " )utstanding in class competition were the Juniors who won both the first and second semester All-College Basketball Championships by not losing a single game. Members of the winning quintet coached by Arnold Fine included Bob Di.xon, Tommy Adams, Latimer Evans, Jim V ' ogts, John Trowbridge, John Jablonsky, Carter Edmonds, and Irwin Krasnoff. Other winners of Intramural awards include: the Sophomores in Touch Football, Henry Daily in Ping-Pong, Hugo Schuke in Tennis, Bud Fausold in Pool, and the b ' acultv in Volleyball. ■Rid " R.auch, Director of I nlramurals 104 o » s Phi Sigma Kappa Touch Football team (XitstariLling intramural stars of A.U. were selected to meet sim- ilar representatives from Georgetown, George Washington, Catholic U, Maryland, and Gallaudet. Needless to say the alma mater boys made an admirable showing, which is a feather in the cap of old A.U. PiNG-PoNG CHAMPIONb Oaily, Landsman, Cas.sell, Blanchard. James 105 INTRA ' MURALS Front row: Thawley, Waldron, Stewart, Shepherd, Schallcr, Yeager Back row: Blumenthal, Barger, Sale, Hill, Scratchlcy Don ' t be deceived hv our frills and ruffles, for President. . . Dorothy Shepherd we " A- Club cuties are huskv Amazons. i ' " ' ' " " ' ' ' T TT 1 reasurer .... Mary ochalier In September we sent more than forty fresh- man girls running all over campus on a scavenger Managers , , „ . , . . Hikine. Vivian Yeager hunt before treating them to a picnic supper. , , ; , Jacqueline Waldron Came hockey season, with us participating in Individual Sports. YLumceJhaw ty playdays at Wilson Teachers College and Mary- Basketball Frances Hill land University and playing hostess in return games. Results: close games, no wins, no major casualties. One brisk fall morning we sponsored a breakfast hike, acquiring appetities too hearty to be dismayed by the slow-burning fire. After dribbling through the sorority basketball tournament, we sent two teams to play George Washington University coeds, and challenged our alumni women. Spring found us square dancing, bicycling, and holding a swimming party and badminton playday. At our banquet we awarded letters, stars, and pendants to girls who had earned the required athletic points. 109 v QS " 1 110 Finch Sandcriin Shepherd COLLEGE HONOR SOCIETY Pre. ' iident Dr. Theodore Andersson Secretary-Treamrer Dr. Edward Engel Facult ' i ' Members Dr. Eugene Anderson, Dr. Theodore Andersson, Dean Brov.n. Dr. Dennis, Dr Engel, Dr Hunter, Mr Hutchins, Miss Lentz, Dr Lindsey. Dr. Marshall, Dr Rouse. Dr Shenton, Dean Woods SxLiDENT Members Erva Barger, Walter Sanderlin. Ruth Finch. F ' rances Brewster, Dorothy Shepherd RL ' BBiNC " , elbows with faculty members of academic Phi Beta Kappa . and scientific Sigma Xi honorary fraternities is a privilege ac- corded only to those students elected to college Honor Society. Are we bespectacled prigs who gravitate between cramming and apple polishing? Not on your life! Besides keeping our grades near the beginning of the alphabet, we must show dependability, integrity, and interest in outside activities. Three times a year the faculty elects new luminaries to our con- stellation. 112 OMICRON DELTA KAPPA President George Brown Treasurer Bill Adams Secretary Frank Hoadley Faculty Advisor (appointed by General Council) Dean Woods Student Members George Broun, William Adams, James Hew itt Faculty Members Mr. Hoadley. Dr. Holton. Mr Casscll, Dean Woods (Three more members to be elected this spring) Brown .Adams 1 Icwitt INTEGRITY, fellowship, humility, courage, and consecration to a great purpose. " ' Sounds like a modern version of a novitiate ' s vows, doesn ' t it But we men who possess these membership qualifications for Omicron Delta Kappa certainly lead no cloistered life. We ' re in a whirlpool of polyglot activities — athletics, religion, publications, forensics, music, dramatics — take your pick. In the few hours left for study, we cram enough knowledge into our skulls to earn honor grades. Each year we tap campus leaders deserving recognition. By choos- ing annually one faculty member for a four-year membership, we keep open a channel for cooperation between professors and students. We re proud that our college is worthy of having a chapter of Omicron Delta Kappa and we ' re proud to represent our college to other O.D.K. ' s throughout the nation. CAP AND GOWN President, Beryl Reed Vice-President, Helen Miller Secretary-Treas. Judith Rose Historian, Frances Brewster Social Chairman, Erva Barger PARDON US if we swell with pride! We ' re the girls who make all A " s and B ' s, dabble in dozens of activities, shine in all of the seven vir- tues, and lend a helping hand wherever we are needed. During Freshman Week Cap and Gown cooperated with the Orientation Committee in introducing the greenhorns to student life. In the spring we sponsored the traditional May Fete. For the first time in our existence, we undertook a series of voca- tional guidance programs. To cap our service to our school, we have contributed money to worthwhile campus projects. Don ' t you agree we deser e a little recognition? Tap Day 114 Carlo DELTA SIGMA RHO ONCE upon a time, American University had no chapter of Delta Sigma Rho but that Jidn ' t keep her from producing good de- haters. In fact, in igig our squad included a senior so outstanding that the national forensic fraternity elected him a member-at-large. Three ears after Roland Rice won this unusual honor, a chapter of Delta Sigma Rho was installed on our campus. Membership in Delta Sigma Rho is still a coveted distinction, as we admit onl - debaters with a high scholastic average who have worked two years on the varsity squad and participated in at least three intercollegiate debates. This year two veteran juniors, Addison Clay and Hector Sherertz, were elected to our fraternity. Alumni members on campus include Mrs. Joseph Carlo and Frank T. Hoaclley, with Dean Woods as faculty advisor. Back roir BushonK. Shields, Brewster. Front row Wehh, Mr. Hoadlcy, Miller. Corddry PI DELTA EPSILON President Helen Miller Vice-President Henry Shields 71 A] Secretary-Treasurer Frances Brewster uJEj Members Charles Laughton, Adelaide Bushong, Charles Cord- dry, Ernest Wehb. Mr Hoadley. Scribes " Delight " might well be the nickname for Pi Delta Epsi- lon, our National Publications Honor Fraternity for men and women. All we typewriter pounders with printer ' s ink in our veins who are on the Eagle, Aucola, or Daily Bulletins staffs, have a 3.00 average, and are capable of assuming responsibility, are eligible for admission. in the fall our chapter played host to the annual convention of the Virginia Intercollegiate Press Association, Wild-eyed, ink-spotted cub reporters from District of Columbia and Virginia colleges ran amuck with pencils protruding at all angles from their heads. That, dear reader, is a graphic picture of us as we strive to bring to you the latest news on campus. Flash ! Flash ! 116 BETA BETA BETA President. Adele White Sec -Treas Harriette Christie Members: Elizabeth Acton. Richard Bean, Dr. Dennis, Ralph Johler, Dr Lindsey, Elizabeth Mathews, Robert Neff, Jacqueline Waldron, Betty Wilson, Edward Wood. Associate Member: Lois Evans. STANDING room only " was the rule on April 19 and 20 as we mem- bers of the National Biological Fraternity presented our bi-annual Science Show. Hundreds of visitors, including wide-eyed school chil- dren, saw the heartbeat of the chicken embryo in an incubated egg and took the hemoglobin and blood pressure tests. Preparing exhibits or staining slides in our white smocks doesn ' t occupy all our waking hours. Sometimes we put on our party clothes and enjoy social gatherings together. We bright undergraduates who e.xcel in botany, zoology, and physiology are officially known as the .Mpha Upsilon Chapter of Beta Beta Beta Back row: Ncff, Mathtws, Wood, E ans, Bean, Waldron. Front row: ChrisUf, Dr. Lindsay, V hile. Dr. Dennis, Wilson 117 PI GAMMA MU President W illiam Ai.lams Secretary I can Miller i Iembers Mary Martz, Erva Barger, Helen Miller. Walter Sanderlin. James Hewitt. Ruth Dewey. Dorothy Shep- hLM l, McK in Fox. Frances Campbell , Mr Hoadley. M.AKE way for the historians, economists, and political scientists of the future! We are the Juniors and Seniors who have accumu- lated so many A ' s and B ' s in our social science courses that we are eligible for the honorary fraternity Pi Gamma Mu. Just between you and us. we ' re the power behind the throne in man - open forum assembh ' programs. And we are the nucleus around which the re italized hitcrnational Relations Club has been formed. This year we set the precedent of giving an annual award to the outstanding f reshman or Sophomore student in the course " Introduc- tion to the Social Sciences. " Standini;: Miller. Sandcrhn, Campbell. Seated: Hewitt, Miller, .Adams. Mart:. Dewey 118 Hewitt. Dr. Woods, Hutterly, Bentley, Webb. Ncff. Adrims. Ste cnson INTERFRATERNITY COUNCIL President W illiam Hutterh ' Vice-President James Hewitt Secretary Charles Ma er Treasurer Philip Bentley Junior Members Ernest Webb, Alpha Theta Phi; John Stephenson, Jester; Robert Neff, Phi Epsilon Alpha; William .Adams, Phi Sigma Kappa. IN union there is strength " — here ' s our slogan. No cut-throat com- petition or misunderstandings worry us. If any questions arise over fraternity government, if cooperation is needed in furthering a project or defending the common interest of fraternities, we are ready to deal with the problem. With our fellow Greeks, the Panhellenic Council, we sponsored the Interfraternity Promenade in the Shoreham ' s Gold Room on December 9. Friendly rivals, we join hands for our mutual ad antage. 119 Hutterly Corddry Gcwehr Wcbh Shields Norton Norford Price Etchison Trowbridge Jablonsky Reese Blanchard Rauch White Berry Fellows Bond Doyle Boykin Shumate Thatcher Hollis James Aiken Schuhe Carl Humbert 1 20 ALPHA THETA PHI Founded at American Unix ersity November 23, igzS Chapter Officers President William I luttcrly Vice-President Charles Corddry Corresponding Secretary Eugene Norton Recording Secretary Hamilton Gewehr Treasurer Ernest Webb Members Thomas Aiken, Paul Berry, George Blanchard, Richard Bond, Lester Boykin, Fred Carl, Cartw right Doyle, Bruce Etchison, Philip Fellows, James HoUis, Homer Humbert, John jablonsk -, William James, Archie Norford, Clayland Price, Stanley Rauch, [iarthonhuc Reese, Hugo Schulze, Henry Shields, Walker Shumate, Da -id Thatcher. John Trowbridge, George Vinall, Gilbert White. 121 JESTERS Per Sodalitutcin J oculaloruin r; ' ' ;nc ' .v LolU i U ' iunac jirocediinl FoKnJi ' d al Ame-irican Jni ersi January ]i. igzS C lAPTER Officers I President Charles Mayer . - t- CVk Vice-President John Stephenson qqq(j iJ. ' - Secretary Robert Dixon PQ =:zr;t:= (J ' Secretary Charles Ingalls 00009-- ' " Members George Bentlcs. Henry DaiK ' . John liarle, Watson Fisher, f ' ' ancis Cjorman, Paul Lentz, Joseph N ' ocera, Leland Parsons, William Thompson. Joseph Walp, Herman W inkier. Jcslcr.-. Jo,-ll lvo:c i v i u ' (A I Ion ill uhite hatn Ivloiiu a lnol and jester. 122 ' Diseur de hons, mauvais caractere. " Mayer Dixon Ingalls Stephenson Earle Walp Bentley Fisher Gorman Parsons Noccra Daily " The saddest ones are those who wear the jesters ' motley garb " 123 BcntlcN Spencer Nicholson Newby Purse Stone Davidson Abbadessa Barkdull Bean Shenton Wood McMillan French Robb Stone r 124 PHI EPSILON ALPHA Founded at American Uninersity in iqjy Chapter Officers President Philip Bentley ice-President Charles Spencer Corresponding Secretary Edward iNicholson Recording Secretary Harry Newby Treasurer John Abbadessa Members Walter Barkdull, Richard Bean, Charles Davidson, Judson French, James McFarline, William McMillan, Robert Neff, Victor Purse, James Robb, Robert Shenton, Samuel Stone, Frank Stoner, Edward Wood. 125 PHI SIGMA KAPPA Founded al Massachusetts State Collec.e in iSyj EPSILON TRITON CHAPTER Eslablished Soveniber 14. ig}6 Chapter Officers President William Adams ' ice-Pre. uient Jack Sparks Secretary Latimer Evans Treasurer James Hewitt Sentinel Gerald MacKellar Members John Bachman, Clifford Evans, William Fausold, Kenneth I- ' ox, Robert Hall, Allen Hinkel, Ellsworth McClane, Ronald McCulloch, Jene Pankow, Glenn Weight, Daniel Wentz, DaNiel " oakum. 126 Adams MacKcllar Hinkel Hall Weight Pankow 1 Icwitt McCulloch Evans Yoakum Fausold Fox Bachmarr 127 PANHELLENIC SONG FEST I3y Popular Demand Alpha Theta Phi, winning fraternity 128 B ck row. Smith, (..urry. lillison, Wagrmn, Bushong, Front row Marshall ircwster, Dcwcy, Lawton, Miller, PANHELLENIC COUNCIL President Betty Lawton ' ice-President . . . . Helen Miller Treasurer . . . Barbara Marshall Secretary Ruth Dewey Members Mary Curry, Delta Gamma; Adelaide Bushong, Alpha Chi Omega; Margaret Ellison, Alpha Phi; Margretta Eckloff, Phi Mu; Frances Brewster and Nelva Ree Smith, Sigma Phi Delta )anhellenic Council — Olympic seat of our Greeks ' idealism- in its fourth year of rush rule decrees and spring Song Festing. -IS We held the annual tea for new women just before rushing. In January, all pledges gathered to learn something of the histories and creeds of all five sororities. The next month, Panhellenic gave an evening of music, and March brought the Song Fest caroling, followed by a reception. At the end of the year, the Panhellenic Scholarship Cup was engraved with the name of the freshman fraternity woman earning highest honors. Discussions of improved rushing plans and meetings of scholarship chairmen and pledge trainers for the exchange of ideas brought the groups closely together, emphasizing our creed of cooperation rather than competition. Olympus rings with new determinations, new aspirations for Panhellenic ' s approaching fifth year. 129 Marshall Hozier Warner Drake Beard Rapp Bushong Esterline Steinle Richards Mitchell Klein Letz Smith Plitt Sattler King Engel Merrill Brooks Lundegaard Stewart Dawson Maki CaudiU 130 ALPHA CHI OMEGA Founded at De Pauw Uni ersity in 188} BETA RHO CHAPTER Established June j, igj7 Chapter Officers President Barbara . larshall Vice-President Virginia Hozicr Corresponding Secretary Sarah Anne Rapp Recording Secretary Nancy Warner Treasurer Beth Drake Members Rene Beard, Mary Elizabeth Brooks, Adelaide Bushong, Dorothy Dawson, Margaret Engel, Jane Esterline, Mary King, Barbara Klein, Marjorie Letz, Helen Lundegaard, Lillian Maki, Joan Merrill, Edith Mitchell, Marjorie Plitt, Jeanne Richards. Jane Sattlcr, W ' ilda Smith, . nnctte Steinle, Catherine Stew art. ill ALPHA PHI Founded al Syracuse Uni ' ersity in 1872 BETA XI CHAPTER Eslahlishcd October 3, 1Q37 Chapter Officers Pre.sidenl Elisabeth Lawton X ' ice-Prc.sident Margaret Ellison Conesponding Secretary Elizabeth Parkhill Recording Secretary Jane Rogers Treasurer Beatrice Gibson Members Elizabeth Acton, Joan Beadle, Margaret Binder, Frances Campbell, Melba Chase, Germaine Coffey, Frances Coyner, Elaine Davenport, Eloise Fillmore, Mary Gautier, Doris Graham, Elizabeth Ann Gude, Marjorie Heiner. Doris Kanode, Ivlovia McKennon, Doris Tannehill, Geraldine Weible. Betty Wilson. 132 Lciwton Ellison Rogers L,.bi.un Campbell Acton Gude Parkhill VlcKennon Hale Wcible Wilson Gauticr Wmn ■hill Binder Kar Coffey ode " C Daxenport lase 133 Dewey Miller Rose Curry Callender Smith Noel Posey Hudson Harned Dewey Howard Wheeler Stoddard Adams Rule Harris Harriman Brown 134 DELTA GAMMA Founded at Uninersity of Mississippi in 1876 BETA EF SILOX CHAPTER Established March 21, ig}6 Chapter Officers President Ruth Dewey Vice-President Jean Miller Corresponding Secretary Mary Hudson Recording Secretary Mary Curry Treasurer Judith Rose Members Betty Adams, Sarah Biow n, Janet Callender, Frances Dew cy. Margaret Harned, Louise Harriman. Ruth Harris, Beth Howard, Carol Hunsinger, Elsie Hyde, Mar- garet Noel, Mary Posey, Peggy Rule, Barbara Smith, D:Droth - Smith, Janet Stod- dard, Margery Warner. Joyce Weills. Janet Wheeler 135 PHI MU Founded at Macon College in i8y2 GAMMA DELTA CHAPTER Eslablished November g, 1933 C ' liAPTiiR Officers President Helen Miller I ' lee-Prcsident Elizabeth Andrews Second ice-President Laura Taihott Secretary Lillian Hawkins Treasurer Alice Massey Members Ann Bennett, Patricia Cayo, Kathryn Chetham, Loessa Coffey, Kathleen Cowles, Margretta Eckloff, Mary Anne Hunter, Mary Mae Jacobs, Carol Kennedy, Estalyn Kreps. Theodora Kreps, Mary Martz, Marion Mattes, Ralpha Randall, Beryl Reed, Jay Rutherford, Annette Snyder, Sarah Stewart, Betty Stone, Mildred Wagnon. H 13b Miller Eckloff Wagnon Snyder Andrews Martz Krcps Stone Bennett Hawkins J acobs Rutherford Mattes Coffey Randall Reed Stewart Cowles Hunter Talbott C.hctham Krcps Kennedy 137 Brewster Shepherd Waterbury Schaller Barger Swick Rogers Smith Hill Swick Horton Bleth Taylor Waldron Yeager Sale Patterson Sudduth Boorman Barrows 138 SIGMA PHI DELTA Founded at Ame-:rican Uni ersity April 22, igjS Chapter Officers President Frances Brewster Vice-President Dorothy Shepherd Corresponding Secretary Sue Horton Recording Secretary Dorothy Waterbury Treasurer Mary Schaller Members Er a Barger, Constance Barrows, Margaret Bleth, Lois Boorman, Priscilla Booth, Frances Hill, Doris Patterson, Mar ' Jane Rogers, Gere Dell Sale, Nelva Ree Smith, Myrtle Sudciuth, Alice Sw ick, Eloise Swick, Lois Taylor, Jacqueline Wal- dron, X ' ivian Yeager. w% f ' k . WliM |y r ' ' ■ ' V JBiHMHB m I3Q 140 THE 1940 AucOLA printed, bound and covered is in our hands — it awaits your praise or condemnation. It has progressed from an infant state when it consisted only of ideas to the gangling, awkward, copy-reading period — from an orgy of pasting to the engraver and the printer. It ' s been work all along the assembly line. Latimer Evans, Business Manager, has shown himself adept in the fine arts of cooperation and budget-balancing. Sarah Ann Rapp, for whom no task has been too difficult and none too humble, has proven herself a Literary Editor to sur- pass all Literary Editors. Ernie Webb and Bob Shenton and their corps of camera enthusiasts are responsible for picturing the A.U. ' ite in all his guises. Jackie Waldron and Rene Beard are responsible for the art work. Mar- garet Ellison and Sarah Stewart and the many others who gave time, energy and encouragement will surely wear gold crowns when they reach that section of heaven which Mr. Hoadley assures me will be reserved for all yearbook staffs. We have tried to make the book personal — to remind -ou of those hours in the chem lab, those jokes you he ard in the Eagle office, that banter in the library. To bring back " days that we treasure " — to enable you to relive those high spots which your metnor - cherishes — these are the aims of the 1 940 Aucola. Sincerely, The Editor. STRAYER B College of ACCOUNTANCY DEGREES in Commerce, B.C.S. and M.C.S., arc conferred. Graduates meet educational requirements for admission to C.P.A. exami- nations in tlie District of Columbia, and 47 states. YOUNG MEN, Strayer trained, have made splendid records in recent C.P.A. examina- tions. STRAYER teaches nationally-known ac- counting systems based on texts used by over 200 colleges and universities. New Classes: SEPTEMBER FEBRUARY College of i SECRETARIAL TRAINING GRADUATION from an accredited high school is required for admission. Courses are planned for academic, general, and com- mercial graduates, and for college students. 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