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vnvse 5PRING- American University Campus iBas ctHa court and S Q ung -Hall. 3ow nig alleys. 2 Game room.} tnosic rctv».y ' sanJwic i fafj i ook forc rm 7 r«,t Hill- satiaw cn earj oook srvr . Jlfodd hg roojy,; vtferan ' s 0A1T© FriJ nOUSC e fo. tempfrof er f it room. " Au cU If Veteran ' s fyt o fficZ " £at e " offiU. « STf gishar 4 s office- fZr ii Oig rat 7lOUSt 6Sorcnfy roams- f A TO Frit House. Leonard Swoe r (ATHLtTIC D£PT. " J oom 9AHK The 1948 AUCOLA CAROL LONSDALE Editor JOHN L. CRICKENBERGER Business Manager -I s FDREWDRD THIS IS A BOOK DEPICTING PROGRESS — PROGRESS IN OUR CIVILIZATION. TODAY WE ARE IN THE PROCESS OF REBUILDING THAT CIVILIZATION — A CIVILIZATION WHOSE FOUNDATION MUST BE BUILT ON TRUTH, BEAUTY, PEACE, FREEDOM AND BROTHERHOOD. TOGETHER WE HAVE PASSED THROUGH THE YEARS, SHOULDERING THE BURDEN OF TIME ACROSS THE SPAN FROM YOUTH TO MATURITY. THROUGH A DEEP AWARENESS OF OUR DEPENDENCE UPON OUR UNIVERSITY, OUR FELLOW- MEN, AND OUR GOD, WE WILL HELP BUILD OUR NATION, OUR CIVILIZATION. AND OUR WORLD. DEDICATION TO CHARLES M. CLARK, LOYAL FRIEND AND TEACHER, THE STAFF RESPECTFULLY DEDICATES THE 1948 AUCOLA. THROUGH HIS FRIENDLY SMILE, WE KNOW THAT THE SPLENDID CHAR- ACTER WHICH IS HIS, IS LEAVING A GUIDING MARK UPON THIS CAMPUS, AND THROUGH THE YEARS IT WILL SERVE AS AN INSPIRATION TO ALL WHO KNOW HIM. MARY GRAYDDIV HALL THE ADMINISTRATION PRESIDENT The Class of 1948 began its course in mid World War II. It continued its study through victory, post war adjustment, and into the period of intense struggle of ideologies. No preceding class has endured such periods of accelerated change or human dislocation. Your experience should make you conscious of the tragedy which western culture faces as well as the obligations of Americans amid their opportunities. The American University expects of you the leadership which is necessary to make our nation discharge its high purpose in the world order in which we are now permanently involved. PAUL F. DOUGLASS, Preside tit. Eight Photographs are concrete memories that last. As time passes they become antiques of value revealing what we were in an interval of time. Here, in this volume, you are yourself today, as are your colleagues, your teachers. Tomorrow we shall change for better or for worse in life ' s adventure. Preserve these por- traits as of yesterday and look forward to what you may become — better in fitness to live, keener in mind to achieve, nobler in soul to contribute values for which the world waits. JOHN E. BENTLEY. Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. DEANS This Aucola will mean more to you in years to come than mere pictures of friends, scores of games or reviews of activities. It will repre- sent another stage in the development of your- self and your alma mater. It is a graphic record of your contribution to the life of your College. Congratulations for a job well done! EVELYN SKILLINGTON, Dean of Women. Nine First row: Mr. Narber, Mrs. Dade, Mrs. Thomas, Mrs. Freeman, Mrs. McClure, Miss Hopson. Second row: Mrs. Davison, Miss Miller, Miss Scrimshaw, Miss Behnke, Mrs. Fox. THE ADMINISTRATION As it takes more than a house to make a home, so it takes more than a student body to make an educational institution. The administration, fac- ulty, and students should be thought of inclusively as the composition of the University. The administration is keenly interested in the future. Their duty is to prepare students for life following college years. The kind of men and women that will control the country in the next few years is determined to a large extent by the university from which they graduate. This year that duty was a difficult one. With men of all ages returning to the campus and the enlarged enrollment, the problem was a difficult one to solve. Mistakes were made but each emerged wiser and more assured of what The American University has to offer. Wisdom and experience, personified in this group of administra- tors, helped to guide us through our years at A.U. They encouraged us to realize and cherish the Ideals of the University. Ten FACULTY FACULTY LETHA K. ANDERVONT B.A., Mount Union Instructor in Biology ANITA A. AYALA B.A., New Mexico; M.A., Mexico Instructor in Spanish MERRITT C. BATCHELDER B.A., Hillsdale; M.A., Columbia Ph.D., Iowa Professor in English DALBIR BINDRA B.A., Punjab, India M.A., Ph.D., Harvard Director of the Psychology Laboratory GORDON D. BRIGHAM B.A., Kansas; M.A., Western Reserve Assistant Professor of Speech SAMUEL ENGLE BURR, JR. Litt.B., Rutgers; M.A., Wisconsin M.A., Teacher ' s College, Columbia Ed.D., Cincinnati Professor of Education Twelve FACULTY CHARLES M. CLARK B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Cornell Associate Professor of English ROBERT ROY COONS B.A., Simmons; M.A., Texas Ph.D., Iowa State Assistant Professor of Chemistry DAVID K. ELLIS B.A., Cardiff, South Wales Instructor in English DOROTHY D. GONDOS B.A., Swarthmore M.A., Ph.D., Pennsylvania Assistant Professor of History ANDRE GSCHAEDLER M.A., Melbourne L. es L., Strasbourg-Dijon Assistant Professor of French STEPHEN ' P. HATCHET B.A., American; M.A., Ph.D., Michigan Assistant Professor of Biology Thirteen FACULTY BARBARA C. HALL B.S., Sargent; M.A., Mount Holyoke Assistant Professor of Physical Education BOYD DAVIS H (WARD J.A., Union; M.E., Ed.D., Cincinnati Associate Professor of Education HELEN M. HILLMAN B.S., Sargent; Boston University Instructor in Physical Education ANDREW S. KECK B.A., Williams; M.A., Princeton M.E.A., Princeton Associate Professor of Art PIETRO LAZZARI Master Artist Ornamental School of Rome Instructor in Art FRANK LORIMER B.A., Yale; M.A., Chicago; B.D., Union Ph.D., Columbia Professor of Sociology Fourteen FACULTY JAMES L. McCLAIN B.A., George Washington Certificate, Peabody Conservatory Associate Professor of Music ALEXANDER MACOMB 3.S., United States Naval Academy Instructor in Modern Languages L %, NABENDU-DATTA-MAJUNDER B.L., M.A., Calcutta Ph.D., Northwestern Assistant Professor of Indian Studies MARY FRANCES MILLER B.A., Kalamazoo; M.A., Columbia Assistant Professor of Speech T V « % RUBERTA M. OLDS Ph.B., Chicago; M.A., Columbia Associate Professor of Spanish HARRY T. OSHIMA B.A., Hawaii Assistant Professor of Economics Fifteen FACULTY RUSSELL PERSON B.S., Minnesota Instructor in Mathematics HUBERTO ROHDEN Ph.D., Innsbruck Professor of Philosophy WESTERVELT ROMAINE B.M., Oberlin and New York M.A., Teacher ' s College, Columbia F.A.G.O. Assistant Professor of Music G. HUGO SCHULZE B.S., American Instructor in Physical Educatio WALTER FRANCIS SHENTON B.A., Dickinson ; Ph.D., Johns Hopkins Professor of Mathematics SUE SHIVERS B.A., Florida Southern College B.S. in L.S., Emory Instructor in Library Science Sixteen FACULTY JAMES E. SKILLINGTON, JR. B.A., Dickinson; M.A., Buffalo Assistant Professor of Government MARY WILLIAMS B.A., George Washington M.A., Teachers College, Columbia Instructor in English HERBERT WOOD B.A., M.A., American Instructor in Political Science KATHRYN DAY WYATT B.A., Merideth M.A., Middlebury Language School Instructor in Modern Languages Seventeen ■ V;- .... ml CLASSES SENIORS K. BROWN, F. BAKER, R. FELL, P. WARNER OFFICERS KENNETH BROWN President PHILIP WARNER Vice President FAYE BAKER Secretary ROSEMARY FELL Treasurer September 1944 . . . green high school girls and one boy (he was drafted before the end of the semester) . . . A.U. a hub of wartime activity . . . the Red Cross, Navy . . . long, long, cafeteria lines . . . long ago . . . Now memories of the " days that we treasure " . . . This Senior Class, 1948, is not a typical class; it is unique. It is made up of members of the classes of ' 41, ' 42, even of ' 46. There is no typical Senior. The vets returned to the campus in the Sophomore year in full force, and gradually filled in the ranks until it reached its present size. Dis- cussion centered around the benefits of P.L. 346 . . . Summer school enrollment jumped. The A.U. campus was a cool retreat in the midst of a sizzling Washington. The vet was anxious to " finish up. " In 1947, the class, Seniors now, could pause and take a look back, and forward too. The lessons in the classrooms at Hurst Hall had become more vital. Social problems were discussed in Sociology 302; they were encountered on campus. The supply and demand curve of Economics 406 proved more than a theory on $65 a month. From time immemorial profound words have been said by Senior classes in bestowing their heritage, and challenging their successors. Our heritage is rich. We bequeath that to you, taking full measure ourselves. Twenty WILLIAM A. AIKIX WASHINGTON, D. C. ENGLISH Publ. Bd., 2, 3; Chm. Orientation Bd., 2; Eagle, 1, 2 (Editor, 1); Jr. Alliance Francaise, 3, 4; WAMC, 2, 3, 4; Pi Delta Epsilon, 3, 4; Phi Sigma Kappa. FAYE D. BAKER WASHINGTON, D. G. HISTORY - EDUCATION Senior Class Secy; Social Bd., 3, 4; Eagle, 2, 3, 4 (Mng. Ed. 4); I.R.C., 3, 4; S.C.F., 1, 2, 3, 4; Chorus, 3; F.T.A., 4; Pi Gamma Mu, 3, 4 (Pres. 3, 4); Pi Delta Epsilon, 4; Cap and Gown, 3, 4 (Pres. 4) ; Who ' s Who, 4; Most Repr. Sr. Girl, 4; Alpha Chi Omega (Treas. 3, 4). ETHEL YOUNG BENSON ETHRIDGE, TENN. ENGLISH Martin Jr. College, 1, 2; Social Bd., 4; Intramural Bad- minton, 3; Homecoming Queen, 4; Kappa Delta. CARROLL BISCHOFF BRONXVILLE, N. Y. I.R.C., 1 ; Deutscher Verein, 2, (Secy. 3, 4). PSYCHOLOGY 4 ; Delta Gamma Twenty-one KENNETH BROWN FREESPORT, N. Y. HISTORY and GOVERNMENT Senior Class Pres. ; Student Publicity, 4 ; Jr. Prom Comm.; AUCOLA, 2; I.R.C., 1, 2, 3, 4; S.C.F., 3, 4; F.T.A., 4; Varsity Football, 1; Varsity Basketball, 1, 2; Varsity Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Intramural, 1, 2, 3, 4. MARTHA E. BROWN SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA. HISTORY Dickinson Jr. College, 1, 2; AUCOLA, 3, 4 (Adv. Mgr. 3); I.R.C., 3, 4; Chorus, 3, 4; F.T.A., 4; Pi Delta Epsilon, 4. BERTHA BRYANT WASHINGTON, D. C. R.N. Club (Pres. 4). MARIAN G. BURDICK FREELAND, MD. NURSING S.C.F., 1 ; R.N. Club, 4; Beta Beta Beta, 3, 4 (Treas. 4). MILDRED BURKLAND ARLINGTON, VA. SOCIOLOGY Madison College, 1, 2; Alpha Chi Omega. ■ OCTAVIO C. CAPO WASHINGTON, D. C. BIOLOGY I.R.C., 4: Pan American Club, 4. BEVERLY COSBY LYNCHBURG, VA. ECONOMICS Lynchburg College, 1, 2; U niversity of Richmond, 3; Religious Bd., 4; S.C.F., 4. SHIELA Y. COWAN WASHINGTON, D. C. ART College Council, 2; AUCOLA, 2, 3; Constitution Comm., 1; Freshman Handbook, 2; Art Guild, 2, 3, 4 (Pres. 3, 4); Intramurals, 1, 2, 3; Kappa Delta. Twenty-three WILLIAM COWAN JOHN L. CRICKENBERGER NEW YORK, N. Y. ENGLISH WASHINGTON, D. C. ECONOMICS Eagle, 1; AUCOLA, 2, 3, 4; A.U. Theater, 1, 2, 3, 4: Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Varsity Club, 3, 4; Alpha Psi Omega, 4; Omicron Delta Kappa, 4; Alpha Tau Omega. University of Buffalo, 1 ; Chr AUCOLA, 4 (Business Mgr.) ; Alpha Tau Omega. . Athletic Bd., 3; Intramurals, 3, 4; JEANNE DENS WESTFIELD, N. J. GOVERNMENT Stephens Jr. College, 1, 2; Jr. Alliance Francaise, 3. KATHRYN DIXON WASHINGTON, D. C . LANGUAGES Women ' s House Council, 3: Eagle, 2, 3 (Circulation Mgr. 3); Pan American Club, 1, 2, 3, 4; Chorus, 1, 2, 3, 4; F.T.A., 4; Intramurals: Kappa Delta (Secy. 3, Treas. 4 ) . Twenty-four LEROV DOOLITTLE WOODMONT, CONN. EDUCATION Freshman Class Treas.: Residence Hall Govt., 1 : Chorus, 1, 2, 3, 4; F.T.A., 4; Varsity Basketball, 1; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Varsity Tennis, 1, 2, 3, 4: Alpha Tau Omega. SARA JANE EHLERS WASHINGTON, D. C. HISTORY - GOVERNMENT Western Maryland College, 1; AUCOLA, 3; Religious Bd., 3; Women ' s House Council, 3: Intramurals, 2, 3; IRC, 2, 3, 4; Valeda Club, 4 (Pres. 4). EMMA JO ELAM PULASKI, TENN. PSYCHOLOGY Martin Jr. College, 1, 2; Election Coram., 4; AUCOLA, 4; A.U. Theater, 3, 4; S.C.F., 3, 4; Chorus, 4; Alpha Psi Omega, 3, 4 (Pres. 4); Washington Semester, 3; Kappa Delta. ROSEMARY FELL NOTTINGHAM, PA. BIOLOGY Wesley Jr. College, 1,2; Chorus, 3; S.C.F., 3, 4; F.T.A., 4; Beta Beta Beta, 4; Senior Class Treas.; Religious Bd., 4: Alpha Chi Omega (Secy. 4). Tu-enty-fivi RUTH FETHEROLF FREEBURG, PA. NURSING Susquehanna University. RUTH JOYCE GILLESPIE CHATTANOOGA, TENN. MEDICAL SECRETARIAL SCIENCE University of Kentucky; University of Chattanooga; Phi Mu. BILLY JO GRIFFIN SHERMAN, TEXAS PHYSICAL EDUCATION North Texas State, 1 ; F.T.A., 4; Varsity Basketball, 3, 4; Intramurals, 2, 3; Varsity Club, 4; Athletic Bd., 4; Phi Sigma Kappa. MEUNICE HAMILTON ARLINGTON, VA. NURSING R.N. Club, 4 (Vice-Pres.). Twenty-six GORDON L. HAWK CHEVY CHASE, MD. ECONOMICS Western Reserve University, 1; Publ. Bd., 4; Jr. Prom Comm. ; AUCOLA, 3, 4; Jr. Alliance Francaise, 3, 4; Pi Delta Epsilon, 3, 4 (Pres. 4) ; Delta Kappa Epsilon. SAMUEL F. HILDEBRAND WASHINGTON, D. C. PSYCHOLOGY A.U. Theater, 1, 2; Chorus, 1, 2; Intramurals, 1, 2. BUENA HOPSON WASHINGTON, D. C. HARVEY L. HUEY ENGLISH WASHINGTON, D. C. ECONOMICS College Council, 1, 2 (Comptroller) ; Orientation Bd., 3, 4 (Chm. 4); Junior Class Pres.; Eagle, 1, Intra- murals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Who ' s Who, 4; Pi Gamma Mu, 4; Omicron Delta Kappa, 3, 4 (Pres. 4) ; Alpha Tau Omega (Treas. 4). Twenty-seven VIRGINIA M. HUEY WASHINGTON, D. C. ENGLISH Orientation Bd., 3, 4; Junior Class Secy.; I.R.G., 2, 3; S.C.F., 1, 2; Chorus, 1, 2, 3, 4; Varsity Basketball, 2, 4; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; " A " Club, 3, 4 (Secy.); Who ' s Who, 4; Kappa Delta. KENNETH S. JONES BALTIMORE, MD. PHILOSOPHY - RELIGION College Council, 2, 3, 4; Religious Bd., 3; Pres. Junior Class; Eagle, 2, 3, 4 (Editor 4) ; S.C.F., 2, 3, 4; Chorus, 2; Cheerleader, 2, 3; Interfrat. Council, 4; Pi Gamma Mu, 3, 4; Pi Delta Epsilon, 4; Varsity Club, 4; Who ' s Who, 4; Omicron Delta Kappa, 4; Alpha Sigma Phi (Vice-Pres. 3, Pres. 4). VIOLET JENNEN NEW YORK, N. Y. ENGLISH Eagle, 4; I.R.C., 1; Deutscher Verein, 1, 2, 3, 4; Jr. Alliance Francaise, 1, 2 (Vice-Pres. 2). ARTHUR KAMM WASHINGTON, D. C. PSYCHOLOGY Phi Sigma Kappa. Twenty-eight MICHAEL KATEN RENO, NEVADA SOCIOLOGY Nevada University, 1; Intramurals, 2, 3, 4; Phi Sigma Kappa (Pres. 4). PATRICIA REISER BETHESDA, MD. PSYCHOLOGY Greenbrier College, 1, 2; Varsity Basketball, 3, 4; Intra- murals, 3, 4; Social Board, 4; Kappa Delta. WALLACE R. KELLEY ARTHUR V. KING CLINTON, S. C. ECONOMICS WEST LIBERTY, OHIO GOVERNMENT Jr. Alliance Francaise, 3; Pi Gamma Mu, 4; Alpha Goshen College, 1; Residence Hall Govt., 2, 3; Intra- Sigma Phi. murals; Alpha Tau Omega. Twetiiy-nine » «• .. | f GENE KLEINKNECHT IRA KLINE WASHINGTON, D. C. PSYCHOLOGY SOMERVILLE, N. J. Intramurals, 4; Phi Mu. Beta Beta Beta, 3, 4. ELIZABETH J. KOENIG WASHINGTON, D. C. PSYCHOLOGY Pan American Club, 3; Pan-Hellenic Council, 3 (Secy.) ; Intramurals, 2, 3; Phi Mu (Pres. 3). GEORGE LATHAM, JR. CHEVY CHASE, MD. CHEMISTRY College Council, 2; Vice-Pres. Sophomore Class; Eagle, 2; AUCOLA, 2; A.U. Theater, 2; Chemistry Club, 4 (Vice-Pres.); Interfrat. Council, 2, 4 (Secy.-Treas. 4); Phi Sigma Kappa (Vice-Pres. 2, 4). Thirty LEWIS R. LAFEVER WASHINGTON, D. C. CHEMISTRY Residence Hall Govt., 2, 3, 4; Deutscher Verein, 2, 3; Varsity Swimming, 2, 3 ; Intramurals, 2 ; Alpha Tau Omega. ELY LIEBOW HYATTSVILLE, MD. ENGLISH University of Maryland, 1; Eagle, 2, 3, 4; Deutscher Verein, 3, 4; F.T.A., 4; Intramurals, 3, 4; Pi Delta Epsilon, 3, 4 (Vice-Pres. 4). MARY FRANCES LEGRANDE WASHINGTON, D. C. ENGLISH College Council (Secy. 3, 4) ; Social Bd., 3; Secy. Sopho- more Class; Vice-Pres. Junior Class; A.U. Theater, 3, 4; Chorus, 1, 4; Varsity Basketball, 2, 3; Tennis, 3, 4; " A " Club, 3, 4; Alpha Psi Omega, 4; Who ' s Who, 4; Best Loved Girl, 4; Delta Gamma (Vice-Pres. 4). CAROL LONSDALE MILLVILLE, PA. EDUCATION Dickinson Jr. College, 1, 2; AUCOLA, 3, 4 (Asst. Bus. Mgr. 3, Editor 4) ; F.T.A., 4; Women ' s House Council, 4 ; Pan American Club, 3 ; Deutscher Verein, 3 ; Pi Delta Epsilon, 4; Valeda Club, 4. Thirty-one ROBERT B. MALONE WASHINGTON, D. C. ECONOMICS College Council, 3, 4 (Pres. 4); Freshman Class Pres. ; A.U. Theater, 1 ; I.R.C., 1 ; S.C.F., 1 ; Pan American Club, 4; WAMC, 3, 4; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Inter- frat. Council, 3; Who ' s Who, 4; Phi Sigma Kappa. EDRENA MAGEE WASHINGTON, D. C. R.N. Club, 4. CHARLES C. McDANIEL CLARKSTON, GA. HISTORY Emory University, 1, 2; Pan American Club, 3. BERTRAM MEISTER NEW YORK, N. Y. BIOLOGY College Council, 2, 3, 4 (Pres. 4) ; Eagle, 1 ; Intramurals, 2, 3, 4; Beta Beta Beta, 2, 3, 4 (Treas.) ; Chm. Campus Day, 2. CARL E. MITCHELL ARLINGTON, VA. MUSIC Deutscher Verein, 1, 2, 3; Intramurals, 1, 2. JOSEPH MOORHEAD ARLINGTON, VA. ENGLISH Mississippi State College. ANNE NORLING CHEVY CHASE, MD. SPANISH Greenbrier College, 1, 2; Pan American Club, 3, 4; Jr. Alliance Francaise, 3, 4; Kappa Delta. ROBERT T. NUGENT HAMPTON BAYS, N. Y. ENGLISH College Council, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Vice-Pres. 4) ; Athletic Bd., 1, 2; Eagle 2, 3, 4; Varsity Basketball, 1; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; " A " Club; Interfrat., 3, 4; Alpha Tau Omega. Thirty-three PAUL CHARLES OBLER BROOKLYN, N. Y. ENGLISH New York University, 1 ; Colgate University, 1 ; Varsity Tennis, 2; Eagle, 3; Publ. Bd., 3, 4; Pi Delta Epsilon 4. SARA PARK HONOLULU, T. H. GOVERNMENT University of Hawaii; Eagle, 1, 4; I.R.C., 2, 3, 4 (Secy. 3 4); Jr. Alliance Francaise, 1; Intramurals, 1, 3, 4; AUCOLA 4. DUDLEY R. PEIRCE WASHINGTON, D. C. Pi Gamma Mu, 3. WILLIAM G. PHILLIPS HISTORY CHARLEROI, PA. GOVERNMENT Publ. Bd., 3, 4 (Secy.); Pres. Sophomore Class; Eagle, 1, 3, 4; I.R.C., 1, 2; Varsity Track, 1; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Washington Semester, 2; Pi Gamma Mu, 3, 4; Interfrat. Council, 1, 2; Alpha Tau Omega. Thirty-four O. EUGENE PICKETT WESTMINSTER, MD. GOVERNMENT Elections Bd., 1; S.C.F., 1, 2; Debate, I, 2; Washington Semester, 3; Alpha Tau Omega (Treas., 1, 2). ELIZABETH A. RICHARDSON BETHESDA, MD. BIOLOGY College Council, 3, 4; Elections Bd., 3; Freshman Class Secy.; Chorus, 1; Varsity Swimming, 3, 4; Intramurals 1, 2, 3, 4; Beta Beta Beta, 2, 3, 4 (Secy. 2, 3, Vice-Pres. 4) ; Cap and Gown, 4 (Secy.-Treas.) ; Who ' s Who, 4. MARY L. SCHREIBER HAMDEN, CONN. NURSING DREW SCHULZ WINTER HAVEN, FLA. PSYCHOLOGY S.C.F., 2; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; " A " Club, 3, 4 (Vice- Pres. 3); Varsity Volleyball, 1, 2; Varsity Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 4; Kappa Delta. Thirty-five JUNE SCHWEITZER WASHINGTON, D. C. RELIGION Deutschcr Verein, 1, 2, 3, 4; Intramurals, 2; Delta Gamma. PAUL W. SCRIMSHAW AUBURN, N. Y. BIOLOGY Houghton College, 1; Varsity Basketball, 2, 3; Intra- murals, 2, 3; Beta Beta Beta, 4. MARYELLEN SEILER VIROQUA, WISC. ENGLISH Rochester Jr. College, 1, 2; AUCOLA, 4 (Asst. Editor) ; Varsity Swimming, 3, 4; Varsity Basketball, 4; Intra- murals, 4; Delta Gamma. FREDERICK D. SHARRAH ARLINGTON, VA. ECONOMICS Pan American Club, 1, 2, 3; Varsity Baseball, 1, 2 Varsity Football, 1, 2; Mgr. Basketball team, 3; Intra murals, 2, 3, 4; Varsity Club, 2, 3, 4 (Vice-Pres. 4) Phi Sigma Kappa. Thirty-sin EMANUEL M. SLOVATEK NEW YORK, N. Y. FRENCH Jr. Alliance Francaise, 3, 4; Deutscher Verein, 3; F.T.A., 4. GEORGE S. SKIRM, JR. WASHINGTON, D. C. CHEMISTRY Eagle, 1; Chemistry Club (Pres. 4) ; Alpha Tau Omega. WILLARD J. SMITH, JR. WASHINGTON, D. C. PHYSICS Varsity Track, 1, 2, 3; J. V. Basketball, 2; Varsity Swimming, 3; Intramurals, 2, 3; A.U. Theater, 2, 3, 4; Alpha Sigma Phi. OTTO L. SONDER, JR. SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, PA. GOVERNMENT - SOCIOLOGY Dickinson Jr. College, 1, 2; Social Bd., 3; AUCOLA, 4; I.R.C., 3, 4 (Vice-President. 4); S.C.F., 4; F.T.A., 4; Freshman Handbook, 3 (Asst. Editor); Pi Gamma Mu, 4; Pi Delta Epsilon, 4; Alpha Sigma Phi (Secy. 4). Thirty-seven BARBARA SPANGLER CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS ENGLISH University of Oregon, 1, 2; Women ' s House Council, 4 (Pres.); AUCOLA, 3; Delta Delta Delta. JANICE STONESIFER WASHINGTON, D. C. LANGUAGES University of Maryland, 1 ; Women ' s College of Univ., N. C, 2; Pan American Club, 3, 4 (Secy. 3, Pres. 4); Jr. Alliance Francaise, 3, 4; Deutscher Verein, 3, 4; Phi Mu (Secv. 4). BARBARA STREETER WASHINGTON, D. C. ENGLISH Western Maryland, 1, 2; Eagle, 3, 4; Intramurals, 3, 4; F.T.A., 4; Kappa Delta. CHARLES E. TALBOT, JR. HOPEWELL, VA. GOVERNMENT V.P.I. , 1,2; College Council, 4; Vice-Pres. Junior Class; Jr. Prom Comm.; Intramurals, 3, 4. Thirtv-eight ELSIE TOPALIAN WASHINGTON, D. C. LANGUAGES Pan American Club, 2, 4; Jr. Alliance Francaise, 2, 4. PHILIP L. WARNER ARLINGTON, VA. HISTORY Debate, 1; Eagle, 1, 2; Jr. Alliance Francaise, 3; I.R.C., 3, 4 (Treas. 4); Vice-Pres. Senior Class; Interfrat. Council, 3; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; Pi Gamma Mu, 4; Alpha Sigma Phi (Secy. 3, Vice-Pres. 4). DOROTHY WEISS WILKES-BARRE, PA. JOSEPH H. WHITE ARLINGTON, VA. Pan American Club, 2, 3. Thirty-nine PAULINE L. WIDMYER WASHINGTON, D. C. ENGLISH Valeda Club, 4; Eagle, 4. LAWRENCE A. WINSLOW WASHINGTON, D. C. CHEMISTRY Residence Hall Govt., 3, 4; Jr. Alliance Francaise, 2, 3; Chemistry Club, 3, 4. JUDITH WOLFINGER FRANKLIN SQUARE, N. Y. ART Elections Bd., 1; Eagle, 1, 2, 3, 4; A.U. Theater, 1, 2, 3, 4; I.R.C., 1, 2; Deutscher Verein, 2; WAMC, 2, 3; Alpha Psi Omega, 3, 4; Phi Mu. MARY E. " WOOD PHILADELPHIA, PA. MUSIC Elections Bd., 4; Chorus, 1, 2, 3; Jr. Alliance Francaise (Treas. 3, Pres. 4); Music Club, 4; S.C.F., 1; Pan American Club, 4; Alpha Chi Omega (Secy. 4). Forty THOMAS M. AMATUCCI CHARLES KLIGMAN SILVER SPRING, MD. ECONOMICS WASHINGTON, D. C. ECONOMICS Varsity Basketball, 1, 2, 3; Varsity Club, 3, 4. JEAN A. BATTEY WASHINGTON, D. C. ENGLISH MARGUERITE P. LOCKE George Washington Univ., 1, 2, 3. BETHESDA, MD. MUSIC AZLYN BOYLE WASHINGTON, D. C. PSYCHOLOGY Hood College, 1 ; Lincoln Memorial Univ., 2. LESLIE M. PARKER COVINGTON, KY. MUSIC - ENGLISH GEORGE E. CARBONEAU WASHINGTON, D. C. POLITICAL SCIENCE University of Maine, 1 ; Stetson University, 2. JAMES V. PETRO RIVERDALE, MD. PHYSICAL EDUCATION Varsity Club, 2, 3 ; Varsity Football, 1 ; Intramurals, 1, 2, 3, 4; F.T.A., 4. JOSEPH J. COWAN WASHINGTON, D. C. ' PSYCHOLOGY MARJORIE POLLACK WASHINGTON, D. C. MUSIC Breneau College, 1, 2, 3. JANE F. EG AN WASHINGTON, D. C. Breneau College. BIOLOGY RICHARD T. REES WASHINGTON, D. C. ENGLISH Ohio Wesleyan, 1, 2. N. SHERWOOD FERRIS WASHINGTON, D. C. ECONOMICS Western Maryland, 1. JOHN D. REEVES WASHINGTON, D. C. BIOLOGY JENNY L. FRANKLIN CURACAO, N. W. I. ART Jr. Class Vice-Pres. ; Eagle, 2, 3, 4; Intramurals, 3; Pan- Hellenic Council, 3 ; Alpha Chi Omega. RUTH RUPPELDT WASHINGTON, D. C. SOCIOLOGY George Washington University, 1, 2. BARTLEY A. FUGLER WASHINGTON, D. C. PSYCHOLOGY Varsity Football, 1 ; Varsity Tennis, 2 ; Varsitv Basketball, 1, 2, 3, 4 (Capt. 3, 4) ; Varsity Baseball, 3 (Capt. 3) ; Varsity Club, 3, 4 (Pres. 3) ; Alpha Tau Omega. M. SEWALL GENTRY FAIRTON, N. J. PSYCHOLOGY EDWARD E. GOODRICH SILVER SPRING, MD. PHYSICS ALFRED SANDER MIDDLETOWN, OHIO Indiana University, 1, 2; F.T.A., 4. JEAN SHIFFLETT WASHINGTON, D. C. BIOLOGY I.R.C., 1; Chorus, 1; Beta Beta Beta, 2, 3, 4. EDWARD STEIN NEW YORK, N. Y. ECONOMICS College Council, 3 (Vice-Pres.); Eagle (Ed. 3); Fresh- man Handbook, 2; Debate, 1; Pi Delta Epsilon, 3, 4; Who ' s Who, 3. CARTER H. HITES, JR. WASHINGTON, D. C. ENGLISH Eagle, 1, 2; WAMC, 3; Pi Delta Epsilon, 4. BEN L. SUMMERFORD MONTGOMERY, ALA. Birmingham-Southern College, 1, 2. ART WILLIAM H. KAECHELE OTSEGO, MICH. CHEMISTRY MARGERY TEAL CHEVY CHASE, MD. Bennett Jr. College, 1, 2. ENGLISH LYLEN KANG HONOLULU, T. H. Chorus, 1, 3, 4. MUSIC PAUL O. WEIDLER McKEESPOR T, PA. BIOLOGY JUNIDRS P. MYATT, M. FRANK, B. HUEY, R. MATHER PAUL J. MYATT President MARY ADA FRANK Vice President BARBARA HUEY Secretary RICHARD MATHER Treasurer The Class of 1949 has a history not unlike that of many other Junior classes today. Almost all the members of the class are accelerated Sophomores and returned veterans, but in spite of this, a strong group feeling has developed during the years. Having conquered the traditional freshman ' s quandry and sophomore ' s slump, the Juniors set out in the fall to conduct themselves in the approved upper class decorum. However, for one reason or another, the dignity was never long maintained. The freedom from war-time restric- tions was just too tempting and the sedate Juniors were replaced by the College Joes and Jills. The Junior week-end, at the end of April, was the highlight of the social season. The Junior Prom was perhaps the most successful dance of the year and was enjoyed by the members of all four classes. Now that the penultimate year has passed, the Juniors are looking forward to the greatest year yet to come when they can wear the long awaited title of " SENIOR. " Forty-two THOMAS BARTHOLOMAY GREGORY BASILIKO EUGENE N. BETTS STANLEY BETTS CHARLES BLACHLY WANDA BRADHAM MARY JAYNE BRIGGS IRENE BUGAI LORNA BURDSALL PAUL CAREY M. KENNETH COWAN PATRICIA CRUM NANCY CUNO LORRAINE DIBBLE EDWARD DOBIHAL Forty-three LORRAINE ELLISON CATHERINE EMERY EVELYN FAHEY FRANCES FELDMAN ALICE W. FISHER MARY AD A FRANK DONALD W. GEYER MURIEL GHORMLEY LEROY GRAHAM ROBERT A. GRAUMAN MARJORIE HALL BRUCE C. HOAK CHARLES HUDSON BARBARA HUEY GLORIA HUGHES h ' orty-jour MARY JAUDON PEARL KURKHILL BEVERLY LARSEN ELEANOR LATIMER HARRIS LIPPENCOTT CAROL JEAX MANN RICHARD MATHER MARJORIE ANN MORRIS PAUL J. MYATT ROSEMARY NORAIR JENE PANKOW PEGGY PEOPLES ARLENE J. RABUCK ANDREW REVOIR IRENE RICE Forty-five SEYMOUR RICHTFERTIG NAAMAN SEIGLE BEVERLY SPENCER KEITH H. TAYLOR MARY JOAN THIEBAUD PATRICIA WAIT JEAN WELKER WILLIAM H. WILLIS G. RAY WORLEY cv i m ROBERTA EVELETH ASHBURNER MARY L. BAILEY JOHN LAWRENCE BAKER WILLIAM JOLLIFFE BLACK ELIZABETH ANNE BROWN EDWARD CHARLES BURNS TOBA H. CAMNITZ DONALD M. CLIFFORD MARK H. CONNER EDMUND THOMAS COOK RALEIGH G. CREECH REGINALD JAY CROCKETT FLORENCE A. DIETERICH PHILIP J. DIXON JAMES OSCAR DUNCAN EMERY E. FEDOR JAMES HAROLD FOX HERBERT S. FRAHM Forty-six WINFIELD MEADE GARRISON JAMES P. HALE JOY ELAINE HEPNER DONALD M. HILLOCK ALFRED JOHN HOBBS ROBERT EDWARD HOFFMAN DAN S. HOLLON FELIX THOMAS HOLT, JR. JOSEPH ALLEN HOSSICK DARRELL F. HUDSON EDWIN F. IRISH MARVIN GUSTAVE JERNBERG BARBARA LOUISE KENDRICK HUGH RANDOLPH LANDRUM KENDRICK RAYMOND LEE JACK ALLEN LESCURE ELLI MARY MALTA HELEN F. MARTIN DAVID MAST ALLEN MAXWELL RICHARD McCONKEY RICHARD T. McGUERTY ALBERT N. NENCIONI CARLYLE NIBLEY, JR. ERNEST OGRAM JEROME B. OTT JOHN P. OWENS BHAGIRATH R. B. PERSAUD JAMIE J. PORTS HENRY WILLIAM PORTEN JOHN R. RABNER MARY ANNE REISINGER BENJAMIN RICHARD RESPESS MARY L. ROCHFORD MURRAY ROTTENBERG BENJAMIN SACHS SYLVIA MARS SCHULTZ JOHN HOMER SMITH MARY ELIZABETH SMITH ERWIN SHELDON SOLOMAN GERALD M. STAHL EDWARD P. J. SULLIVAN RICHARD TEACHOUT JOHN P. WAGNER JOHN WAKEFIELD CARL L. WEIR ROBERT M. WILDERMUTH JACOB H. YOST Forty-seven SDPHDMDRES R. MULLEN, L. JOHNSON, F. HEITZINGER, P. DIXON OFFICERS ROY MULLEN President PHILLIP DIXON. Vice President LENORE JOHNSON Secretary FRED HEITZINGER Treasurer President, Roy Mullan; Vice-President, Phil Dixon; Secretary, Lenore Johnson; Treasurer, Fred Heitzinger. Last year ' s unwieldy freshman class developed into a promising group of sophisticated sophomores who wire already looking at the new- freshmen and feeling old and worldly wise. We gave the freshmen a little of a hard time but pretty much let them go to the same easy way we had gone ourselves. Right away we held sophomore elections and settled down to a working year — not forgetting a due amount of play, of course. Big event of the sophomore calendar was the " Basket Ball " held in early March in honor of the team. By popular opinion this year is the best A.U. has ever had, and the class of ' 50 is confidently- looking forward to two more years, even bigger and better. Forty-eight SDPHDMDRES ft . - W W ; ? r JPL JE ■ sp i Forty-nine SDPHDMDRES sk .«,. d w § R?« - ,il »- .; ;-■ ■ 4 f % v »V ' r ■ f x m % l l 1 4 JI D k j+ , • ' . " • ■ - ' S BLM Fifty SDPHDMDRES ALLEN, RODMAN ALTING, MARION ALTING, PHYLLIS ALTMAN, SUSAN ANGLIN, WALTER ANSELMO, GUY, JR. ARMENGOL, JOSEPH BAKER, JASON BARNETT, JEAN BARR, ALLEN BECKER, BENJAMIN BECKER, STEPHEN BENEDICT, BETTY JO BENNETT, HELEN BENSON, RALPH BERGMANN, HELENA BIDDLE, HENRY BISH, HENRY BISHOP, BONNIE BISHOP, JOHN BLACK, MARION BLACK, WILLIAM BOWLY, LAWRENCE BRADEN, ROBERT BRADFORD, DEVOTA BREIDENBACH, PATRICIA BROWN, BILL BUNCE, JAMES BURNETT, ANN CALCOTE, ELAINE CAROTHERS, RETA CHAPMAN, ROBERT CLARK, ROBERT COATES, MARY CATHERINE COFFEY, CLAUDE COHEN, HELENE COLE, LINDELL COLE, RUTH ELLEN CONNORS, JAMES CORDELL, F. PAUL CORNISH, NED COULTER, DAVID COYLE, MARGARET CRAGOE, MARY LOU CROMWELL, MARIAN CUPP, FLORENCE DALSHEIM, STEPHEN DALY, MARY DASSOULAS, JOHN DAVIES, HELEN DAVIS, FREEMAN, JR. DAVIS, RICHARD DAVIS, RUTH DEBIASI, HELEN DECKER, LOUIS DE GREGORIO, VINCENT DIAMOND, JOYCE DI CHIARA, ROBERT DIMOND, ROBERT DODD, HAROLD DORE, ROBERT DUBINSKY. WESLEY DULEY, JAMES EARLY, WILLIAM EDWARDS, RALPH, JR. EGBER, ISADORE EICHOLTZ, DALE ENGLE, ANN ENGLISH, HARRY ESCH, ALBERT EVANS, C. STEED EVANS, DAVID, JR. EVANS, JAMES FAVORITE, FRANK FELLER, ADELLE FERBER, ELIZABETH FERRIS, ANNE FISH, CAROL FLEMING, WARNER FLING, FRED FORTNER, BERNARD FRASER, C. ROBERT, JR. FRASER, DOROTHY GARBER, ROBERT GARSTIN, CHARLES GEPHART, S. BARTON GOODACRE, DANIEL GORDEN, RALPH, JR. GRAY, ROBERT GREENBANK, THOMAS GROSS, ALFRED CRUDER, YVONNE GUREN, LAURENCE GUTHEINZ, JOSEPH HALE, BETTY J. HALL, BARBARA HAMLIN, THOMAS HAND, MARY HARLAN, DANIEL HARRIS, WESTON J. HARTMAN, CHARLES, JR. HAVEMEYER, HENRY HAWKES, PATRICIA HEITZINGER, FRED HERBERT, NEAL HIBBS, CLARICE HILL, RICHARD HITE, RICHARD HODGES, MURIEL HOLLOWAY, THOMAS HOWARD, ROBERTA HUBBARD, DAVID, JR. HURST, HAROLD HYDE, VERNON ISHMAN, E. LEROY ISLEIB, JAMES, JR. JARVIS, WALTER JENKINS, FRANCES JENNINGS, BEVERLY JENNINGS, MARY CATHERINE JEPSON, F. BARTLEY JOHNSON, LENORE JOHNSTON, H. MARTIN JONES, DAISY JORDAN, ANN JOSEPH NORMAN KARIBJANIAN, GEORGE KARP, A. LAWRENCE KARP, CHARLES KEDDA, LEONARD KENNEDY, ROBERT KENNEK, JANE KERSHENBAUM, HARRIET KILBY, THOMAS KIRSCHNER, DANIEL KOCOUR, LEONARD KOUTSANDREAS, JOHN KRANKING, JAMES KRIDER, LEROY KRIEGER, THEODORE LAMON, ROBERT LEE, JUNE LIEBSON, JEANNETTE LINCE, JAMES, JR. LUNSFORD, JOSEPHA LUTHER, McKINLEY MANOULIAN, EDWARD MARCUS, MILTON MATOS, ROBERT MAZOR, MORTON McCARY, EARL McCLURE, JOHN McCORMACK, CHARLES, JR. McGILL, LAWRENCE Mclaughlin, guy McKISSICK, RICHARD MEHRING, BETTY MENEN, LEWIS MERGNER, HELEN MERSEREAU, JOSEPH MILLER, DAVID MILLER, DOROTHY MILLS, RUTH MITCHELL, CLIFFORD MITCHELL, ROBERT MOEBS, NOEL MOORE, MICHAEL MORRIS, HAYDEN MUIR, DOUGLAS, JR. MULLEN, ROY MURPHY, ROBERT NEER, JOHN NEGLEY, ROBERT NEUMAN, ALVIN NEWBOLD, M. JANICE NICHOLLS, JOHN NORDLIE, ROLF NUSSBAUM, MORDECAI NYE, ASTRID O ' BRIEN, ROBERT A. O ' BRIEN, ROBERT J. O ' CONNOR, JOHN C. OLANSKY, MELVIN PADGETT, J. ALBERT PARK, BARBARA PASCOE, OLIVE PEACHER, ERIC PELTON, ELIZABETH PIGOTT, LEONARD POWELL, JAMES PRATI, ERMANNO RADLEY, MARION REDWAY, EDITH RIES, MARTIN RIGGS, EDWARD ROSENBERGER, LEIGH ROSENTHAL, HARRY RUSHBROOK, LESLIE RUSSELL, RAY RYERSON, PHILLIP SAFFORD, CHARLOTTE SANFORD, MARION SAUERHOFF, JOHN, JR. SCHAFFER, HENRY SCHEUER, ROBERT SCHEUER, THOMAS SCHLOSSBERG, LEONARD SCHOOLS, CHARLES SCHWARTZ, GERTRUDE SCRIMSHAW, ROGER SELWYN, LAWRENCE SHANK, ROBERT SINGER, THOMAS SMALLEY, LESTER SMITH, VERN SNOW, ARTHUR SOLEN, GEORGE SPRINGOB, CARL STEVENS, ROBERT STEWART, JOHN STURN, EDWARD SUBT, FREDERICK THOMAS, HOMER G. THOMAS, RICHARD TORREYSON, BETTY TURPIN, FRANK UNSWORTH, WALTER UTTERBACK, LEON VALTOS, STEVEN VAN HERPE, LEO VOLIN, LARRY VOLZ, LILLIAN WACKER, FRED WALKER, EARL WALLACE, CARL WARD, EARL WARD, JOHN WELKER, WALLACE WERNER, STELLA WHITE, GRANVILLE WIENER, RALPH WILLIAMS, ARTHUR WILLIAMS, SARA WILLIS, STANLEY WINGO, HENRY WITHEROW, THOMAS WOHLGEMUTH, GEORGE YEATRAS, PETER Fifty-one FRESHMEN R. BUCK, L. ERLUND, R. ARNOLD OFFICERS T. RANDOLPH BUCK President WILLIAM SHERMAN Vice-President MARY LOU ERLUND Secretary RAYMOND ARNOLD Treasurer The Class of 1951 began the year ' s activity by producing and directing the Freshman Talent Show, which displayed our various and sundry abilities. The evening culminated in a dance, which served as an opportunity for those who were new at " A.U. " to meet other students. " With January our activities centered about the Snow Ball, the traditional Freshman dance, at which the Snow Queen and her court were chosen. Spring brought plans for the election of an Onion Queen on Campus Day, who acted as Jester in the court of the Campus Queen. Now, well established, we are looking forward to three more successful years at " A.U. " Fifty-two FRESHMEN ABRAHAM, GEORGE W. ADAMS, ROBERT G. ALBRECHT, SALLY ALEXANDER, ALICE ALEXANDER, STEPHEN ALLEN, GEORGE ALTMIRE, HERBERT ANGEL, ELIZABETH ARDALAN, MAJID ARNOLD RAYMOND ATTARDI, ALFONSE BAILEY, JAMES BALCHUN, SIMON, JR. BATTEY, JEAN BEALL, PATRICIA BEAR, JAMES BEECH, ANGELA BELLER, EDWIN BENGTSSON, MARIE-LOUISE BERTRAM, CLARENCE BISHOP, WELDON R. BLECHL, JOHN BLIZZARD, ROBERT BONNER, ARTHUR BOOTHBY, JOHN BORDEAUX, WALTER BOURGEOIS, MURIEL BRADSHAW, LESLIE, JR. BRADY, HELEN BRAND, HELEN BRAY, ALICIA BROOKS, FRANK, JR. BROOKS, PEGGY ANN BROWN, LEVIS BROWN, MARYANNA BROWN, OGDEN, JR. BROWN, WARREN BRUCE, LESLIE BUCK, T. RANDOLPH CABALLERO, BARUCH CAMPBELL, ALLIE CAMPBELL, MARGARET CARTER, THOMAS CHATHAM, ROY CHASE, HERBERT CHEESEMAN, JOSEPH COLESON, CHARLES COLLEY, THOMAS COOPER, JOHN CORNET, LOUIS CORTVRIENDT, JAMES CRAIG, HAROLD CROYLE, RODNEY CULBERSON, EDWIN DEARDORFF, ROBERT DETWILER, JAMES DICKERSON, JAMES DIGGS, KATHRYN DILLON, EDWARD DOLAN, VIRGINIA DOWNEY, PATRICIA DRISCOLL, JOHN DU BOIS, SAMUEL, JR. DUGAN, THOMAS EASTON, BARBARA EHLE, MARJORIE ELDER, ROBERT ELLIOTT, ROBERT ELLSWORTH, MARCIA ENGEL, MARILYN EPSTEIN, MARGY ERICKSON, WILLIAM ERLUND, MARY LCU ESSEX, DONALD EWELL, MARGARET FORD, THOMAS, JR. FREER, LAIRD FRENCH, JOHN, JR. FRETWELL, JOHN FULMER, PATRICIA GARSHAG, RONALD GAZDA, OLGA GEPHART, JOHN, JR. GLOSSBRENNER, GUY, JR. GNEGY, ROBERT GOULD, NATHAN GRATZ, DAVID GROVER, GAYTON HADAD, HENRY, JR. HAMILTON, ROBERT HANEY, NANCY HARNER, RICHARD HARRIGAN, ROBERT HARRY, JOHN HART, EDWARD HARVEY, CAROL HARVEY, VIRGINIA HAYES, THOMAS HEATHCOTE, PHILLIPS HEINECKE, ADELLE HELBERG, GRACE HINES, EDMUND HODDINOTT, ROBERT, JR. HOLDSTOCK, HENRY HOLLEY, W. CARL, JR. HOLM, CRAIGE HORKAN, KATHERINE HOWELL, MAXWELL HUDSON, JEANE HUTCHINS, CAROLYN INGLIS, ANTHONY JACHLES, ANN JACOBS, JAMES JACOBS, JOHN JOCELYN, VERN JOHNSON, LLOYD JOHNSTON, DOUGLAS KAFIG, GEORGE KARNER, FRED KEELER, DOROTHY KEENE, BETTY KEESEE, CURTIS, JR. KENNEDY, ALBURN KENNEDY, JAMES KIERNAN, JOHN KRONSTADT, HENRY KULDELL, MARJORIE K.ULESZA, STANLEY LA FEVER, LAURENCE LATHAM, MARJORIE LEAVITT, DONALD LITTLE, MARY LOU LYNN, DONALD MARSH, NEIL MARTIN, PHOEBE MATHER, PAUL, JR. McMULLEN, HAYWOOD MEADE, ROBERT MEKELONG, ANNA MICHAEL, PATRICIA MILBURN, BARBARA MILES, JOYCE MILLER, RICHARD MILLIS, WILLIAM MINNICK, HARVEY MOOERS, BARBARA MOLSTER, CHARLES MORRIS, JAMES MOWERY, JAMES Fifty-four MULLIGAN, CHARLES MUSUMECI, JOSEPH NAGLE, FREDERICK NAIMAN, NORMA OCONNELL, FRANCIS OLSON, VIRGINIA PAKRAVAN, SARAH PATTEN, JAMES PATTEN, WILLIAM, JR. PAULS, JOAN PAYNE, ROBERT PECOT, WILLIAM PENSO, VICTOR PEOPLES, HELEN PERRY, CLARITA PERSIDES, FRANKLIN PHILLIPS, VICTOR, JR. PIPERATO, JAMES PROHOSKA, WILLIAM ROCKMORE, ROSEMARY ROONEY, WALTER ROTH, MARY LOUISE ROYLANCE, WILLIAM SAMSON, JACQUELINE SCHELLENBERG, PAUL SCHIFF, MARVIN SCHNEIDER, EUGENE SCHOT, STEVEN SCHULTEIS, CHARLES SEAQUIST, MARGARET SHAYROTH, SYLVIA SLAYTON, JEANNE SLOAN, JACK SMELTZER, OLIVER SMITH, NANCY SMITH, WILLIAM SONDOV, HERMAN SPIEGEL, CORALIE STEINKOLK, WILLIAM STICKNEY, H. COURTNEY STRAND, DALE TAYLOR, HARRY, JR. TAYNTON, ROGER TEICHMANN, M. BARBARA TELLER, GEORGE THOMAS, GLEN THOMAS, ROY THOMPSON, HUGH THOMPSON, M. DUANE TINKHAM, CARLETON TOLSTOI, MELVIN TONSETH, THOMAS, III TRIBOU, JOHN WAGGONER, JOHN WALKER, HARRY WATSON, CHARLES WEBB, CECIL WEITZEL, WILLIAM WERTH, WILLIAM WESTFALL, WILLIAM WHALEN, JOHN WHITAKER, EWING WIENER, HAROLD WIGHT, MAHLON WILBUR, JAMES WILLIAMS, DORIS WILLIAMS, MERLON WILLIAMS, SUZANNE WILLIAMSON, MARYAN WINGO, JAMES WOODARD, MAURICE WOODS, JACK WORKMAN, JEAN YEATRAS, CHRIS ZIMMERLI, ROBERT WORK STUDY [URLS Margaret Bridges Mildred Dobson Sophie Chacolas Nola Eaton Helen Herbert Mary Morgan Ann Jackey Mildred Reid Mary Ann Kennedy Junetta Lawson Grace Reiser Ada Viger Margaret Matus Elma Walker Delphine Adamajtis Romelle Collins Evelyn Krigorski Dorothy Ryan Shirley Ahlstrom Ann Farr Jeanneta McKalip Rose Thomas Laura Bonos Audrey Gardoni Florence Pettipet Rose Wilson Ann Carey Man- Zamaitis Fifty-five mSMmsm SPORTS MEN ' S ATHLETICS First row: R. Mather, L. Doolittle, J. Wakefield, A. Nencioni, E. Peacher Second row: J. Hossick, R. Nugent, R. Benson, W. Jarvis, K. Brown Third row: J. Lescure, W. Cowan, F. Fling, B. Griffin, F. Wacker VARSITY CLUB OFFICERS JOHN WAKEFIELD President AL NENCIONI Vice-President DICK MATHER Secretary LEROY DOOLITTLE Treasurer Under the able leadership of President John Wakefield, the men ' s honorary athletic organization experienced a most successful season, increasing its membership five-fold over the 1946 reorganization nucleus of seven men. To become a member one must hold two athletic awards; be at least a second-semester sophomore; main- tain and display, both on and off the playing field or court, an attitude of fair play and good sportsmanship; and uphold a cumulative grade average of " C " or better. The Men ' s Varsity Club serves to organize the lettermen of A.U. into a forcible group for the purpose of stimulating interest in student athletic participation, creating and fostering a more sportsman-like attitude between rival groups, making the visit of outside teams more enjoyable, and promoting all programs for general school betterment. Fifty-eight VARSITY BASKETBALL Take a handfull of last season leftovers; add four transfer stars and a trio of spirited frosh; now, extract two of the stars along with a veteran squad captain, and mix until smooth running. What have you got? A ball club of championship caliber. This may not be the recipe that Coach Staff Cassell would recommend for good results but nevertheless, it was the one " Pop " found himself with as the ' 48 season progressed. Ralph Benson, Freddie Fling, Bart Fugler, Tex Griffin, Jackie Neer, Jay Rider, Bill Tanney, and Johnny Wakefield returned to bolster this season ' s aggregation; while Reggie Crockett, Don Hillock, Bob Lamon, and Pete Negley transferred to A.U., bringing with them outstanding records. Bradford, Pa. donated freshmen Leroy Ishman and Packie Morris to the cause, and frosh Ronnie Garshag also saw first string action. The Eagles played exceptionally good ball against City College, Muhlenberg, and the University of Connecticut, though coming out on the short end of the score at each attempt. As the season progressed, conference hopes were bright until player-coach disputes effected the loss of Fugler, Crockett, and Hillock. Despite this deficit, a new spirit emerged, sending the Orange and Blue straight to the final game of the Mason-Dixon Conference where the squad met defeat at the hands of Lovola. First row: J. Wakefield, R. Benson, B. J. Griffin, R. Lamon, J. Neer. Second row: R. Mather, F. Fling, R. Negley, R. Garshag, L. Ishman, J. Morris, P. Mather. Fifly-nine P. MORRIS R. GARSHAG R. BENSON L. ISHMAX VABSITY BASKETBALL A. U. 63 65 57 37 76 67 57 54 65 55 25 50 55 44 ALUMNI 26 MARINE CORPS INSTITUTE 43 CITY COLLEGE OF NEW YORK 66 UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT 48 UNIVERSITY OF BALTIMORE 33 MARYLAND STATE TEACHERS COL. 34 MOUNT ST. MARY ' S COLLEGE 42 MUHLENBERG 56 WESTERN MARYLAND COLLEGE 49 LOYOLA COLLEGE 64 PENN STATE 45 QUANTICO MARINE CORPS 46 CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY 50 QUANTICO MARINE CORPS 65 T. GRIFFIN P. NEGLEY B. LAMON J NEER J. WAKEFIELD A. U. 4S UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT 52 67 RANDOLPH MACON COLLEGE 37 67 UNIVERSITY OF SCRANTON 58 52 MUHLENBERG COLLEGE 59 66 MOUNT ST. MARY ' S COLLEGE 48 83 JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY 48 52 WESTERN MARYLAND COLLEGE 54 61 CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY 56 45 SIENA COLLEGE 52 54 LOYOLA COLLEGE 48 57 MARYLAND STATE TEACHERS COL. 28 43 LOYOLA COLLEGE 49 64 RANDOLPH MACON COLLEGE 38 52 RANDOLPH MACON COLLEGE 33 VARSITY BASKETBALL JUNIOR VARSITY HASKETRALL First row: S. Balchun, W. Patten, A. Nencioni, R. Hite, D. Essex, J. Kranking. Second row: Coach Schulze, S. Dalsheim, J. Boothby, E. Hart, F. Karner, J. Whalen. Coach HUGO " DUTCH " SCHULZE Manager JOHN WHALEN Coach " Dutch " Schulze may well be proud of his smooth-running, hard-fighting Eaglets, who not only ended up first in the league but went on to conquer the Mason-Dixon Conference crown by subduing a scrappy Catholic U. outfit, 38-36. A glance over Jayvee statistics shows a 15 conference game winning streak over the past two-year period and a 1 7 won - 9 lost total for the ' 47- ' 48 season. Directing the quintet from the floor were co-captains Al Nencioni and Dick Hite. Jim Boothby, Don Essex, Jim Kranking, Bill Patten, Steve Dalsheim and Si Balchun made up the rest of the squad. Competitors met the AUites under the banners of Georgetown, Western Mary- land, Loyola, Catholic U., Randolph-Macon, William and Mary (of Norfolk), and BullK Devittj and Woodward Prep. Teamwork was the keynote of the J. V. Basketball Season and the fans really enjoyed watching the brand of ball that the Schulzcmen played, as was made apparent by the steady increase in preliminary attendance as the season progressed. Sixty-two SWIMMING Coach BERT COURAGE Manager STEVE BECKER Under the newly-established mentorship of Bert Courage, the A.U. mermen set about to maintain the championship label they were awarded in their inaugural year of 1947 as a result of copping second place in the Mason-Dixon Conference and top honors in the Metropolitan Washington Invitational. Carrying the orange and blue into collegiate aquatic relations were : Free style — Art Butler, Gus Culberson, Bud LaFever, and Larry LaFever; Breast stroke — Ken Hiltz, Tony Inglis, and Jim Patten; Back stroke — Johnny Briggs, Phil Dixon, and Carl Tinkham; Divers — Tex Carter and Ted Hines. La Salle, Loyola, and Johns Hopkins provided the stiffest competition of the season while Catholic University, Davis and Elkins, and Dickinson College proved inferior to the Couragemen. The outstanding performer of the season was Johnny Briggs, who emerged with an undefeated record in the back stroke and as the best all-around swimmer. Gus Culberson and Jim Patten made exceptionally good showings considering the fact that this was their first year of competitive swimming. Once again, this season, the American University played host to the Junior National A. A.U. Championship Meet and the Metropolitan Invitational Inter- Scholastic and Inter-Collegiate Swimming Meet. First row: P. Dixon, L. LaFever, R. Mead, C. Tinkham. Second row: S. Becker, J. Briggs, A. Butler, J. Patten, Larry LaFever, E. Culberson. Sixty-three First row: M. Reis, M. Schiff, J. Owens, H. Schaffer, T. Ford, R. Matos. Second row: Coach Courage, P. Heathcote, T. Dugan, J. Jacobs, J. Wingo. BOXING Coach BERT COURAGE Manager BILL CASSARD Glancing back over boxing ' s initial year at A.U., the sports fan cannot but admire the fine showing which this infant group of pugilists made and realize that despite match statistics, this was truly a great season. It all started back in ' 47 when Jim Petro took under his wing a small group, who liked the fighting game and were willing to work for its establishment as part of the regular athletic program. With the addition of " ex-pro " Bert Courage to the sports staff, a team of scrappers was organized and the fists began to fly. The schedule included bouts with Bucknell, Lockhaven State Teachers, Maryland, Georgetown, and Western Maryland. Throughout the season, the breaks seemed to be against the mit-men with many close decisions going the other way. Nevertheless, the Couragemen gained much valuable boxing experience and admiration. Making up the different weight classes were: 125 lb. — Jim Wingo and Martin Reis; 130 lb.— John Owens and Henry Schaffer; 145 lb.— Marvin Schiff, Phil Heathcote, and Mahlon Wight; 155 lb. — Tom Ford; 165 lb. — Bill Roylance; 175 lb. — Bob Matos; and in the " unlimited " class — Jim Dickerson. Sixty-four TEMIS L. Doolittle, J. Lescure, T. Rubin, F. Meyer, V. Phillips, Hugo Schulz (Coach) Coach HUGO " DUTCH " SCHULZE Manager WALTER JARVIS With the coming of spring, a certain segment of young men ' s fancies turned first to tennis rackets and campus courts were whipped into shape for a busy season. Ted Rubin, Jack Lescure, Leroy Doolittle, Bill Cowan, and Bob Wildermuth heeded the call for men issued by Coach " Dutch " Schulze — all returning from service on A.U. ' s ' 47 squad — along with Victor Phillips, a former Army SB nmZ g»« ■ - ' ■ ' fSSSS: r mm . ' 99SSSS immiim plebe star, Fred Meyer, Isadore Egber, Harvey Minnick, John Frctwell, and Dick Hitc Cornell University was first on the racketeer ' s schedule followed by Catholic U., Western Mary- land, Loyola, Randolph-Macon, the University of Baltimore, Maryland U., Johns Hopkins, and George Washington. A.U. experienced quite an epidemic of " track fever " this spring as several young men added their names to Coach Joe Carlo ' s roster of track and field potentials. Jack French and Vic Penso proved to be valuable additions to the dash depart- ment, as did Paul Mather to the weights division. Nencioni, Morris, Rushbrook, Schaffer, Dalsheim, Anselmo, Peacher, and Edwards were steady per- formers. The tracksters competed in meets with Gal- laudet, Johns Hopkins, Catholic University, and Washington College — also in the D. C. AAU, Penn Relays, and the Mason-Dixon Conference Meet. The ' 48 track season was most successful, espe- cially from the student-spectator angle ; the attend- ance at events was unprecedented and helped the Carlo boys through a rugged schedule. Coach JOE CARLO Manager BERNARD LEVIN TRACK First row (left to right) : Ted Hines, Alvin Garfinkle, Al Nencioni, John Koutsandrcas, Coach Joe Carlo. Second row: Guy Anselmo, Les Rush- brook, Henry Schaffer, Eric Peacher, Art Bonner, Vic Penso, Steve Dalsheim. Third row: Bob Elders, Bob Blizzard, Courtney Stickney, Ralph Edwards, Randy Bishop. WOMEN ' S ATHLETICS First row: V. Huey, Miss Hall, B. Huey, P. Peoples, Miss Hillman, M. F. Le Grande Second row : D. Schulz, E. Fahey, E. Richardson, P. Coyle, P. Alting, E. Ferber, E. Latimer, P. Kurkhill " A " CLUB " A " Club is the sports honor society for women at The American University. Membership in this organization is based upon participation, interest, and skill shown in intramural sports. A woman, therefore, to gain membership must have an accumulation of points which are received for participation in a variety of sports and for representing the college in extramural activities. " A " Club represents not only an honor but also sponsors girls sports on campus. Loyalty, ability and leader- ship arc shown by the members. Twice a year, at a winter banquet and at a picnic in the spring, individual and group awards arc presented. From the fall season through the spring season we have had a full and prosperous year. BASKETBALL First row: M. Coyle, H. Mergner, H. Brady, P. Peoples, B. Teichmann, C. Spiegel, B. Jennings Second row: J. Barnett, B. Hale, B. Huey, V. Huey, A. Bray, M. Seiler, M. Coates, T. Fisher Third row: R. Mills, M. Alting, P. Alting, E. Ferber, R. Norair, M. Cromwell, P. Keiser Again the high spirit and enthusiasm character- ized this year ' s intramural basektball tournament among the growing number of women ' s athletic activities. The 1947-48 intramural competition, topped by the undefeated Kappa Delta team, served as a basis to choose an all-star team for A.U. in games with Mt. Vernon Junior College, University of Mary land, Wilson Teacher ' s College, Trinity College and Georgetown Visitation. Since the addition of the Leonard Student Cen- ter swimming pool, Women ' s Swimming has pro- gressed from an intramural level to an inter- collegiate status. The fall program included informal meets, recreational swims with other women ' s colleges, and an intramural meet among the local mermaids. The six meets of the spring season completed the year ' s activity of an increas- ingly popular sport on the campus. flDr ■ ,, SWIMMING First row: R. Ashburner, E. Bergman, E. Redway Second row: P. Alting, H. Brady, E. Latimer, M. Seiler, E. Ferber, P. Peoples Safe ORGANIZATIONS Cm Lb ' A President ROBERT MALONE I " ice-President ROBERT NUGENT Secretary MARY FRANCES Le GRANDE Comptroller HARRY JOHNSTON M. F. LeGrande, R. Nugent, R. Malone, H. Johnston COLLEGE COUNCIL First row. Miss Olds, H. Johnston, R. Malone, R. Nugent, M. F. LeGrande, Dean Bentley Second row. G Talbot, Dean Skillington, Mr. Wood, Dr. Lorimer, Dr. Hunter, Dr. Clark, E. Richardson, A. Engle, R. Davis Seventy SOCIAL ACTIVITIES BDAHD First row: P. Crum, M. Morris, P. Reiser Second row: R. Elders, S. Betts, R. Wildermuth ATHLETIC BOARD First rozc : Dr. Howard, E. Latimer, B. Griffin Second row: J. Detwiler, R. Malone, H. Schaffer RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES First row: Dr. Hunter, R. Graham, Mr. Skillington Second row: E. Dobihal, B. Cosby, E. McCary, W. Kinney, D. Geyer, D. Harlan PUBLICATIONS BOARD First row: M. Hall, A. Ferris, C. Harvey Second row: W. Aikin, Mr. Wood, G. Hawk, Dr. Clark ORIENTATION BDAHD First row: Dean Bentley, B. J. Hale, H. Huey, Dean Skillington Second row: V. Huey, G. Thomas, Mr. Gschaedler, E. McCary, S. Betts, Miss Olds, H. DiBiasi ELECTIONS BDAHD First row: J. Pankow, N. Cuno, E. J. Elam Second row: R. Arnold, M. Wood INTERDORMITORY COUNCIL First row: C. Lonsdale, Dean Skillington, Dean Bentley, S. Richtfertig, B. Spangler Second row: A. King, R. Benson, J. Detweiler, S. Betts, L. LaFever, E. Betts First row: R. Howard, S. Evans, M. Erlund, R. Weiner, C. Safford Second row: H. Peoples, F. Feldman, D. Bailey, W. Black, J. Harry, W. Aikin, J. Wolfinger, B. Milburn Last row: C. Sehulteis, F. Nagle, D. Leavitt, L. McGill, G. Fling, J. Millis WAMC Chairman of the Board of Directors BILL AIKIN Secretary of the Board of Directors LOU ERLUND Station Manager RALPH WEINER Chief Engineer DAVID COULTER Musical Production Director SINCLAIR GRAY Chief Announcer FRED NAGLE Program Director DOUGLAS BAILEY President of the Association STEED EVANS Secretary of the Association CHARLOTTE SAFFORD " This is 590 on your dial, the campus station of The American University. " These are the words that always introduce the broadcasting activities of WAMC for the past school year. It is managed and operated by students of The American University. The staff and members have placed this station at the ser- vice of the college, offering programs for the assistance and furthering of education, entertain- ment, and good-will. Through experience we have learned what goes into the production of a program. We have gone through quick changes and emergencies and have developed an appreciation for radio. Convinced that college radio is here to stay and backed by our increasing knowledge of the field, we now see in our hands the potential tools with which we may carve a finer future for radio. Seventy-three IIVTERIVATIOIVAL RELATIONS CLUB First row: J. Lunsford, S. Williams, M. Erlund, S. Ehlers, G. Schwartz Second row: S. Altman, B. Negus, P. Warner, B. Hoak, L. Rosenberger, Dr. Davis Third row: F. Davis, K. Brown, O. Pascoe, F. Baker, B. Spencer, J. Newbold, A. Revoir, R. Arnold, P. Ryerson Fourth row: E. Dobihal, R. Grauman, L. McGill, J. Holm, E. McCary, T. Singer, W. Garrison, D. Gever OFFICERS BRUCE HOAK President OTTO SONDER I ' ice-President SARA PARK Secretary PHIL WARNER Treasurer The International Relations Club, prexied by Bruce Hoak, stepped into the ' 47 - ' 48 period with increased vigor; and with a very much increased membership. The roster jumped from 14 to 60 members, with the activities supervised by Dr. Harold Davis and Mr. Herbert Wood. The IRC, an affiliation of the IRC Clubs of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, was the first college organization to sponsor an all- college dance — the Harvest Hop ... a most fruit- ful venture. Activities in collegiate conferences got under way with the Middle Atlantic Regional Con- ference, where A.U. won recognition with the largest representation, besides being the only self- supporting delegation. Immediately following this conference was the Model Court of International Justice held in Baltimore, with Otto Sonder jus- ticing for A.U. . . . Another very good student turnout from A.U. Issue on hand : Turkey and Russia in the Dardanelles. Other activities aiming at the further dissemina- tion and interest in international affairs included: tea for foreign students . . . sponsoring such speakers as Mr. Usborne, who talked on World Government; Miss Marian Lichtenstein, ex-Auite, on the ' 47 World Youth Festival; and Miss Ruth Karpf, the noted correspondent, on Middle Eastern Affairs . . . and a reception at the Indian Embassy. With the many existing international crises of today, it is paramount that there be an active organization on every campus to further good will and understanding of international relations. We are proud of the accomplishments of the IRC, but we are also looking forward to an even more productive year. Seventy four The Student Christian Fellowship progressed in the development of its program to promote living Christianity in daily campus life. The membership and number of activities were increased. Ten- minute Morning Meditations were held daily before school, and the Bible Study Group met three times a week at noon. The Fellowship came into a closer relationship with the Student Chris- tian Movement, of which it is a member group. It accepted as its own the program emphasized by the Movement and organized commissions to execute these. As a beginning, a panel discussion on Universal Military Training was presented to the Student Body, and a successful clothing drive for overseas relief was held. Fellowship teams were formed to give local church groups aid in program building and also to give students an opportunity to serve their community. Two European students travelling in this country accepted invitations to interpret the student situation in Europe today; one spoke in Chapel. The SCF took an active part in assisting the Religious Activities Board in administering its programs throughout the year, and played a substantial role in the activities of the Washington Federation of Christian Youth and the Student Work Committee of the Washing- ton Federation of Churches. OFFICERS EARL McCARY President DAN HARLAN Vice-President BETTY RICH Secretary BRUCE HOAK Treasurer STUDENT CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP First row: B. Keene, O. Gazda, C. Hutchins, M. Axelson, N. Curio, E. Elam Second row: E. Dobihal, B. Rich, D. Harlan, E. McCary, B. Hoak, Mr. Gschaedler Third row: M. Brown, J. Ports, R. Gnegy, P. Carey, D. Geyer, R. Arnold, R. Croyle, M. Cromwell, M. Seaquist Fourth row: K. Jones, K. Brown, W. Kinney, J. Hale, E. Ward, P. Dixon, R. Graham, R. Meade, E. Peacher Seventy-five CHEEH LEADERS First row: B. Rich, H. DeBiasi, M. Morris Second row: G. Fling, M. Engel, R. DiChiara, L. Johnson, P. Dixon, E. Ferber, J. Padgett FRESHMAN tl A N II U II II h STAFF Editor BRUCE C. HOAK Associate Editor. .OTTO L. SONDER, JR. Assistants John Holm Betty Milam Faye Baker Frances Feldman Gilberta Lyons Mary Jayne Briggs Faculty Advisors Mr. and Mrs. James Skillington First row: Mr. Skillington, B. Hoak, J. Holm, Mrs. Skillington Second row: B. Milam, A. Viger, F. Baker, F. Feldman, M. J. Briggs PAN AMERICAN CLUB President JANICE STONESIFER Vice-President BRUCE HOAK. Secretary GUY ANSELMO Treasurer CATHERINE EMERY First row: E. Min, K. Dixon, E. Topalian, B. Huey, M. Frank Second row: Miss Ayala, T. Ro senberger, G. Anslemo, C. Emery, B. Hoak, Miss Olds Third row: V. Dolan, E. Fahey, H. Kershenbaum, J. Hudson, C. Spiegel, J. Ports, R. Ashburner, M. Hall, A. Heinecke, S. Williams Fourth row: R. Malone, J. Blechl, J. Pankow, G. Wohlgemuth, F. Holt, H. English, C. Schulteis JUNIOR ALLIANCE FRANCAISE President MARY JAUDON Vice-President BARBARA PARK Secretary MILDRED BURKLAND Treasurer THOMAS SINGER First row, Left to Right: M. Burkland, P. Kurkhill, A. Seigal, K. Dixon, A. Norling, M. Frank, V. Harvey, A. Alexander Second row: E. Topalian, Mr. Gschaedler, M. Bergtsson, M. Wood, H. Brady, L. Johnson, Mrs. Wyatt, M. Jaudon Third row: B. Park, I. Egber, R. Thomas, V. Jennen, I. Rice, C. Harvey, R. Grauman, C. Safford, J. Diamond, B. Milburn Fourth row: J. Bishop, L. Winslow, E. Slovatek, R. Hill, G. Hawk, P. Cordell, B. Hoak, R. Buck, W. Aikin, G. Karibjanian DEUSTEHER VEREIN President WILLIAM TEACHOUT Vice-President MARY JAUDON Secretary BEVERLY LARSEN Treasurer JOSEPH GUTHEINZ First row, Left to Right: Mr. Gschaedler, B. Larsen, J. Gutheinz, W. Teachout, M. Jaudon, B. Teichmann Second row: D. Harlan, L. Cole, E. Liebow, J. Cheeseman, W. Aikin, E. Slovatek Third row: R. Elders, N. Moebs, S. Schot, G. Glossbrenner, R. Grauman MUSIE ELUH President ELEANOR LATIMER Vice-President JOHN DASSOULAS Secretary ADELE FELLER Treasurer CATHERINE EMERY First row, Left to Right: N. Cuno, C. Emery, E. Latimer, J. Dassoulas, A. Feller, Mr. McLain Second row: B. Rich, M. Williamson, O. Gazda, J. Hibbs, R. Chatham, B. Mooers, V. Jutila, V. Harvey THE CHDRUS - l ' » ?- t ,f I. f I 1 " 9 m - m FiVi rozu: B. Rich, S. Williams, A. Beech, P. Martin, P. Fulmer, M. Cromwell, M. Williamson, E. Ferber, R. Norair, B. Torreyson, K. Dixon, V. Huey, B. Teichmann, B. Huey. Second row: M. Wood, M. Ghormley, N. Cuno, A. Alexander, E. Latimer, M. LeGrande, D. Thompson, V. Harvey, J. Miles, B. Morris, M. Engel, E. Elam, Mr. McLain. Third row: D. Geyer, D. Blanding, A. Padgett, L. Doolittle, J. Sauerhoff, J. Bunce, M. Moore, E. Irish, C. Mitchell, H. Landrum, L. Parker. Chorus engaged in an especially active season this year under the able direction of Mr. " Mac " McLain. Two chapel services each Thursday introduced the problem of dividing it into two groups — with enough tenors at each service. A special program of choral music was presented in October, and the ever-impressive Christmas Con- cert was given in newly-curtained Clendenen. The highlight of the year was the combined concert with the Wesleyan University Glee Club. February was a busy month with a trip to Howard Univer- sity and participation by the double quartet in the Founders ' Day Program over station WMAL. The climax of the season came with the annual Spring Concert in May and thus the end of another busy and successful vear. Seventy-eight VALEDA CLUB OFFICERS SALLY EHLERS President SUSAN ALTMAN Vice-President TOBA CAMNITZ Secretary LEIGH ROSENBERGER Treasurer For some time there has been a need for an organization on campus of the independent women and those who are " wandering Greeks. " Early last November several girls led by Sally Ehlers met with Dean Skillington in hopes of forming a vital organization for these girls at A.U. In February these hopes became a reality and officers were selected to guide the first steps of this new organ- ization. The introductory tea in February was the beginning of the social activities for the Valedas. While 1948 was primarily a year of organization, the Valeda Club hopes to grow so that it will include all those independent women and " wan- dering Greeks " who wish to meet on common ground to promote the general welfare of A.U. By encouraging its members to enter into all phases of campus life, the future is limitless. First row: C. Spiegel, M. Briggs, N. Cuno Second row: T. Camnitz, S. Ehlers Back row: L. Rosenberger, T. Schwartz, F. Feldman, C. Lonsdale, H. Kirshenbaum Seventy-nine Editor CAROL LONSDALE Assistant Editor MARYELLEN SEILER Business Manager J JOHN L. CRICKENBERGER J. Crickenberger, C. Lonsdale, M. Seiler The The Staff of the 1948 AUCOLA has attempted several things. It has attempted to change the yearbook not only in size but also in the presenta- tion of the annual ' s contents. A great deal of time has been spent on the layout. Our main idea has been to emphasize the visual side rather than the verbal. The Staff has worked tirelessly to make these innovations possible. It began with great plans, altered by such realistic reminders as finances and practical printing and engraving problems. Thus, we turn this, our 1948 AL T COLA, over to the student body with the hope that through the cus- toms, traditions, and activities it will serve as a stimulus to pleasant memories of student life and will present to you this pictorial and verbal chron- icle of The American University of 1948. This yearbook has been made possible by the help of Dr. Charles Clark, our faculty advisor; The Basil Smith System, our engraver; The Clark Printing House; and Merin Studios, the photog- rapher, and the Staff takes this opportunity to thank them for their valuable help and coop- eration. Eighty First row : T. Camnitz, Dr. Clark, J. Crickenberger, C. Lonsdale, M. Seller, M. Morris, F. Feldman Second row: W. Cowan, F. Davis, F. Baker, G. Hawk, B. Hoak, B. Spencer, E. Betts, J. Ward AUCOLA STAFF Editor-in-Chief CAROL LONSDALE Business Manager JOHN L. CRICKENBERGER EUGENE BETTS Photography Editor BRUCE C. HOAK Business Staff McKINLEY LUTHER EMMA JO ELAM Assistant Editor MARYELLEN SEILER PATRICIA CRUM Sports Editors FREEMAN DAVIS KAY HORKAN Editorial Board FAYE D. BAKER MARTHA E. BROWN TOBA CAMNITZ WILLIAM COWAN FRANCES FELDMAN GORDON HAWK MARJORIE MORRIS SARA PARK OTTO L. SONDER TOHN X. WARD BEVERLY SPENCER Eighty-one A. Ferris, K. Jones Editor KENNETH JONES Business Manager ANNA FERRIS THE EAGLE One of the big questions last fall was " who will put out the first issue of the Eagle? " After a six weeks ' trial run. Ken Jones was the confirmed Editor-in-Chief. But an Editor is lost without an efficient staff — people like Shawnee Ward, Bill Phillips, John Owens, Astrid Nye, Anna Ferris, Gloria Hughes, Carol Harvey, Mary Jaudon, Bob Nugent, Ely Liebow and numerous others. Thanks to these people, the Eagle was never prevented or delayed for its weekly six o ' clock circulation — the first weekly Eagle in nearly seven years. For the staff, one issue had no sooner reached the printer than preparations for the next would begin. Our goal was to make each succeeding issue better than the last. For a true appraisal we must wait for next year ' s editions. We turn over the quill with every good wish, and hope that they will attain even higher journalistic standards. Eighty-two STAFF Editor-in-Chief KENNETH S. JONES Business Manager ANNA FERRIS News Editor JOHN X. WARD Feature Editors JOHN OWENS, MARY JAUDON Copy Editor DAN HARLAN Exchange Editor MARY LOU ERLUND Advertising Manager PATRICIA BEALL Circulation Manager LEE WEBB Reporters — Freeman R. Davis, Evelyn Fahey, Gerald Fling, Carol Harvey, Gloria Hughes, Beverly Larsen, Ely Liebow, Barbara Milburn, Robert Nugent, Sarah Park, Charles Schools, Ed Stern, Judy Wolfinger. Office Staff — Ralph Edwards, Deem Gillmore, Lillian Volz, Pauline Widmyer. ( ro:c: J. Ward, L. Volz, M. Jaudon, J. Owens, K. Jones, A. Ferris, L. Erlund, F. Davis Second row: B. Milburn, C. Harvey, G. Fling, R. Edwards, E. Liebow, D. Harlan, J. Wolfinger, B. Larsen Eighty-three First row: E. Latimer, A. Englc, G. Schwartz, T. Camnitz, V. Huey, F. Baker Second row: Dr. Howard, P. Kurkhill, J. Wakefield, F. Feldman, H. Schaffer, Dr. Burr Third row: C. Lonsdale, K. Dixon, L. Selwyn, K. Taylor, B. Hoak, W. Willis, G. Anselmo, P. Carey, M. J. Briggs Fourth row: E. Ogram, E. Liebow, A. Sanders, L. Doolittle, B. J. Griffin, F. Holt, A. Nencioni, E. Slovatek, K. Brown FUTURE TEACHERS DF AMERICA OFFICERS President FRANCES FELDMAN I ice-President JOHN WAKEFIELD Secretary PEARL KURKHILL Treasurer HENRY SCHAFFER R. IV. CCUH First row: L. Parker, B. Bryant, K. Mollahan, B. Behnke Second row: C. Hilton, F. Murray, S. Sayres, R. Miller, M. Estatico OFFICERS President BERTHA BRYANT Vice-President MEUNICE HAMILTON Secretary-Treasurer LOUISE PARKER ART GUILD OFFICERS President SHEILA COWAN Vice-President JUNE LEE Secretary BETTY MILAM Treasurer JOHN SMITH First row (left to right) : N. Smith, V. Smith, E. Redway, S. Cowan, J. Lee, H. Bennett. Second row: L. Kemmerling, J. Wolfinger, M. Campbell, D. Fraser, J. Newbold, J. Kcpner, E. Milam. Third row: P. Peoples, T. Dillon, S. Willis, M. Ries, W. Anglin, P. Downey. THE AMERICAN UNIVERSITY THEATRE First row: H. Brady, Miss Miller, R. Mills, B. Jennings, P. Hines, M. Radley Second row: S. Williams, A. Alexander, E. Elam, J. Wolfinger, N. Smith, P. Downey, B. Milburn, V. Harvey, J. Samson Third row: M. LeGrande, J. Ward, B. Hoak, R. Stevens, E. McCary, W. Cowan, P. Crum OFFICERS President BEVERLY JENNINGS I ' iee-P resident MARJORIE LATHAM Secretary MARJORIE EHLE 7Yi asurer KAY HORKAN First row: T. Schwartz, P. Kurkhill, J. Newbold Second row: G. Thomas, S. Willis, L. McGill PDETRY CLUB OFFICERS President LARRY McGILL Secretary-Treasurer PEARL KURKHILL DEBATE TEAM First row: S. Williams, Mr. Brigham, H. Peoples Second row: T. Camnitz, D. Williams, M. Ehle MR. BRIGHAM TOBA CAMNITZ MARJORIE EHLE HELEN PEOPLES DORIS WILLIAMS SUZANNE WILLIAMS PRELAW CLUB OFFICERS President ROBERT DIMOND Secretary-Treasurer HELEN DE BIASI First row: H. DeBiasi, R. Dimond, Y. Gruder Second row: J. Ward, D. Geyer, M. Olansky, W. Garrison, J. Lescure, R. Lancaster CHEMISTRY CLUB OFFICERS President GEORGE SKIRM Vice-President GEORGE LATHAM Secretary ELIZABETH BROWN Treasurer LEWIS LA FEVER First row: L. LaFever, Dr. Brownell, G. Skirm, E. Brown Second row: G. Latham, C. Blachly, B. Jepson, R. Richtfertig, L. Winslow, W. Dubinsky WAITERS Head Waiter LEONARD KEDDA First row: J. Powell, G. Karibjanian, Mr. Rice, Mrs. Faundrich, L. Kedda, L. Doolittle, R. Fraser Second row: C. Coleson, H. Hurst, V. Smith, J. McLachlan, H. Havemeyer, G. Wohlgemuth, A. Padgett, J. Pankow, J. Briggs, R. DiChiara, R. Arnold Don ' t Miss Campaign Speeches Tuesday, 11:30 Anwrircm. ' 3brtii 0f%« Monday ' s A Holiday Please Do Not Request Classes WASHINGTON 16. D. C. February 18. 1M8 Meister and Philips to Seek Student Association Presidency; Aiken, Hoak, Wakefield for VP Rafters Will Ring Bal Mci myre V j t SS . University Theater Prese» t«) -h 0ne To Muhlenberg aV By Bob Nugent The underdog Ait Outward BouncM jV Student Pres. MaJ S unne Thompson Is On State o AU now Ball Queen Nine Honored Who ' s Who £ Progressing Football Possible Trustees Say Board Discusses View Of Students and Trustees Huey, Pat Huey. Bn Ken Jones. Fran UGr. alone. Peggy Peoples, ' Ifi s n orwegian Guest ° it SCF Banquet ATO-Phi Sigs Tie; ' JL .»a, of Nations Unbeaten .OT ffi tfl? F. T. 4. r e |ffl PJ» Looking Ahea tl iW JiA: League Fraternities Name 61 Ne Gerd Arnboig, the travelling secretary of the Student Volunteer Movement, and an acl of the Norwegian resistance dur- ing the war, will be a visitor to the A. U. campus next Monday, No- vember 17 Her visit here is for ought On The Fly Pledges The Dean ' s ofh Apple Blossom Prine Are You a Good Roommate? Or Is It ack to the Woods for You? 8. Do you brag i 9. Do you rely oi for amusemen 10. Do you talk talk about yo HoivardGleeClub %s at Chapel nel this week will see Hamih ' j, «v Party Friu ± Friday night nother of the ope hich the resii to ch. ...cky Richtfertig , all the girls to come, gardless of whether they have have been k. " T A 20. Do e Well-dressed or Un-dres ™ ks of an educated man is the manner in which he con- vhatever social situation he finds himself. If. when we we have been limited in our opportunities tn practice campus is the place, and the time is the last for HONORARY FRATERNITIES To belong to a social fraternity is indeed a great honor, but the distinction of membership in an honorary fraternity signifies that one possesses special talent and ability. The perseverance and outstanding work of the members in their own special fields has enabled them to be awarded a key or certificate, a tribute for their achievement. Alpha Psi Omega, national honorary dramatic fraternity; Beta Beta Beta, national scientific fra- ternity; the national journalistic fraternity. Pi Delta Epsilon: Pi Gamma Mu, the national fra- ternity for scholars of social sciences ... all reward those students who have demonstrated their special capacities. In addition, Cap and Gown, women ' s honorary; and Omicron Delta Kappa, men ' s hon- orary elects its members on the basis of loyalty, service, and high scholarship. The distinction of being elected to " Who ' s Who in American Colleges and Universities " is given to those Juniors and Seniors who have made out- standing contributions to their University. These groups confer honor upon every student admitted to membership, for it is, indeed, a recognition of honest initiative and persistent effort to better campus life. WHO ' S WHD First row: Virginia Huey, Kenneth Jones, Robert Malone, Peggy Peoples. Second row: Mary Frances LeGrande, Harvey Huey, Bruce Hoak, Betty Richardsor Ninety-one ALPHA PSI OMEGA President EMMA JO ELAM Members WILLIAM COWAN PATRICIA CRUM MARY FRANCES LE GRANDE MISS MILLER ROBERT STEVENS JUDITH WOLFINGER BETA BETA BETA President VIRGINIA BLACKFORD Members MRS. ANDERVONT LORRAINE DIBBLE JANE EGAN ROSEMARY FELL JOY GILLESPIE DR. HATCHETT BERTRAM MEISTER ELIZABETH RICHARDSON JEAN SHIFFLETT OMICBON BELTA KAPPA President HARVEY HUEY Members DR. CLARK GORDON COWAN WILLIAM COWAN DR. BENTLEY BRUCE HOAK KENNETH JONES DR. SHENTON CAP and GOWN President FAYE BAKER Members MISS HALL ELIZABETH RICHARDSON PI DELTA EPSILDN President GORDON HAWK Members WILLIAM AIKIN FAYE BAKER MARTHA BROWN HARRY HITES BRUCE HOAK KENNETH JONES ELY LIEBOW CAROL LONSDALE PAUL OBLER OTTO SONDER PI GAMMA MU President FAYE D. BAKER Members MARTHA ANN CLARK DR. DAVIS MISS HALL BRUCE HOAK HARVEY HUEY DR. HUNTER KENNETH JONES WALLACE KELLEY DR. LORIMER DUDLEY PEIRCE WILLIAM PHILLIPS OTTO SONDER PHILIP WARNER Q ueend c Q oDeltu Lui umma Ninety-six J- hl i ma J appa ff oonliaht Cjirl f eta L arotlterA J uppa csljeita Jk omecomin 9 Q ueen C tkei Ljouna (J5en5on J appa oLJettcL tpp d5est rJLoved Lairi ivlary Trances JLe jrande umma f ueen esDuane ykompdon tpc rndependent oSdonz I nnceSS nipple d5lo55osft J rl arnma 3 raternitied PAN HELLENIC COUNCIL First row: P. Crum, V. Huey, M. Hall Second row: M. Cragoe, F. Baker, E. Ferber, Dean Skillington, A. Engle, M. Seiler Panhellcnic Council is composed of every mem- ber and pledge of each sorority on campus. To provide proper organization, however, each soror- ity elects one delegate who, with the president, makes up " Pan-hell. " The main purpose of this council is to provide a medium through which sorority women may work together to unify the interests of the women students. This organization works to maintain University and sorority standards, supervise schol- arship, plan social affairs, and regulate rules gov- erning rushing. The annual " Song Fest " was held in the Spring with the cup going to the win- ning sorority. At commencement, the Panhellenic cup was presented to the Freshman sorority woman who had received the highest grade average for her first two semesters. This year plans were made to adopt a war orphan. INTER-FRATERNITY COUNCIL The Interfraternity Council is the cooperating organization of the men ' s fraternities. Under the competent guidance of its faculty advisor, Dr. Shenton, a well-planned and highly successful rushing period was carried out with new peaks being reached in pledging. The Interfraternity Prom was held in February at the Wardman Park Hotel. Cups were awarded then to the winners of last year — one to Alpha Tau Omega for the best record in intramural sports and one to Alpha Sigma Phi for the highest scholastic average. In March the members for all fraternities joined in the second annual stag party. Competition was livened in April with Songfest, the winner receiv- ing the Interfraternity Cup. First row, Left to Right: S. Betts, Dr. Shenton, G. Latham Second row: K. Jones, R. Nugent, B. Hoak, M. Katen PHI MU FOUNDED 1852 GAMMA DELTA FOUNDED 1933 OFFICERS PATRICIA CRUM MARY JAUDON JANICE STONESIFER BETTY J. HALE President V ice-President Secretary Treasurer Bonnie Bishop Ruth Davis Helen Di Biasi Marcia Ellsworth Catherine Emery Marilyn Engel MEMBERS Elizabeth Ferber Ruth Joyce Gillespie Yvonne Gruder Muriel Hodges Frances Jenkins Gene Kamm Elizabeth Koenig Jacqueline Samson Margaret Seaquist Sara Williams Mary Catherine Jennings Judith Wolfinger One Hundred Six ' $.: ' V. i 1 .T DELTA GAMMA FOUNDED 1874 BETA EPSILON FOUNDED 1936 OFFICERS ARLENE RABUCK MARY FRAN LE GRANDE MURIEL GHORMLEY MARY JOAN THIEBAUD President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Helen Bennett Marion Black Helen Brack- Irene Bugai Margaret Coyle Mary Lou Cragoe Carol Fish Barbara Hall MEMBERS Kay Horkan Gloria Hughes Ann Jordon Marjoric Latham Eleanor Latimer Patricia Michael Marjoric Morris Barbara Negus Helen Peoples Peggy Peoples June Schweitzer Maryellen Seiler Barbara Teichman Patricia Wait Stella Werner Suzanne Williams One Hundred Eight sy A is ■$ " 4 6 fl H - :i ivi i fe ALPHA CHI DMEGA FOUNDED 1895 BETA RHD FOUNDED 1937 OFFICERS MARJORIE HALL ALICE FISHER ROSEMARY FELL MARY WOOD FAYE BAKER President Vice-President Corresponding Secretary Recording Secretary Treasurer Jean Barnett Angela Beech Betty Bergman Mildred Burkland Patricia Downey MEMBERS Jane Hibbs Roberta Howard Carolyn Hutchins Carol Mann Phoebe Martin Barbara Milburn Betty Milam Ruth Mills Edith Redway Nancy Smith One Hundred Ten § V V KAPPA DELTA FOUNDED 1897 BETA IDTA FOUNDED 1943 OFFICERS VIRGINIA HUEY President DREW SCHULZ Vice-President MARYADA FRANK Secretary KATHRYN DIXON MEMBERS Treasurer Marion Alting Evelyn Fahey Patricia Reiser Phyllis Alting Anna Ferris Rosemary Norair Ethel Young Benson Carol Harvey Anne Norling Reta Carothers Virginia Harvey Virginia Olson Lorraine Dibble Barbara Huey Marion Radley Barbara Easton Beverly Jennings Beverly Spencer Emma Jo Elam Lenore Johnson Barbara Streeter Anne Engle One Hundred 1 welve Betty Torreyson p 9% Up « " " «E P» £ ?% O C EDWARD AHRENS WILLIAM AIKIN SIMON BALCHUN JOHN BRIGGS ARTHUR BUTLER WARREN CARTER FRED CAVANAUGH CHARLES COLESON WILLIAM CORRIGAN DONALD CUDDIHY ROBERT FRAILEY BILLY JO GRIFFIN HENRY HAVEMEYER RICHARD HILL HAROLD HURST ARTHUR KAMM GEORGE KARIBJANIAN ELLIOT KEPLER FRED KOTTECK LEROY KRIDER JOHN KRUPIN GEORGE LATHAM H. SHEPHERD LIPPINCOTT WALLACE LYONS ROBERT MALONE JOSEPH McCARY CHARLES McCORMACK JOHN MacLACHLAN IRVING MILLS MIKE MOORE ROY MULLEN ALFRED NENCIONI CARL PATTERSON FRED SHARRAH ROBERT SMALLEY JOHN STEWART JAMES STRONG JAMES THOMPKINS THOMAS WAGONNER EARL WALKER LEROY WEBB JAMES WILBUR ROBERT WILDERMUTH JACK WOODS WILLIAM CASSARD RALPH CHILDS ALFRED GROSS NEIL MARSH JOHN RABNER hie Hundred Fourteen PHI SIGMA KAPPA FOUNDED 1873 EPSILDI TRITDN FOUNDED 1936 In 1936, the Epsilon Triton Chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa was established on The American University campus as the local fraternity, Phi Beta Zeta. Eight years later, it became the first national fraternity established at the university, with a charter membership of twelve. Phi Sigma Kappa has grown to over fifty chapters. The fraternity colors, by which it is identified, are silver and magenta. The flower is the red carna- tion. Headquarters is the house on Fraternity Hill, scene of formal meetings, parties, dances, initiations, and sports; all coupled with a good deal of hard work, dedicated to the ideals of Phi Sigma Kappa; Brotherhood, Scholar- ship, and Character. OFFICERS MAEL KATEN President GEORGE WOHLGEMUTH Vice-President McKINLEY LUTHER Secretary WILLIAM BINSWANGER Treasurer One Hundred Fifteen RODMAN ALLEN, RANDOLPH BUCK, JAMES BUNCE, CLAUDE COFFEY, LOUIS DECKER, JAMES DULEY, RALPH EDWARDS, ROBERT GARBER, CHARLES HARTMAN, CARL HOLLEY, WALLACE KELLEY, PAUL MYATT, ERNEST OGRAM, JOHN OWENS, ANDREW REVOIR, JOHN ROCKEFELLER, LESLIE RUSHBROOK, HENRY SCHAFFER, WILLARD SMITH, CARL SPRINGOB, ROBERT STEVENS, KEITH TAYLOR, CARLETON TINKHAM, EARL WARD, JOHN WARD. ( in,- Hundred Sixteen ALPHA SIGMA PHI FOUNDED 1845 BETA CHI FOUNDED 1940 In 1937, the Beta Chi Chapter of Alpha Sigma Phi was established on campus as the local fraternity, Phi Epsilon Alpha. It became Alpha Iota of Alpha Kappa Pi in 1940 and remained as such until the consolidation of the national organizations of Alpha Kappa Pi and Alpha Sigma Phi in 1946. The fraternity ' s colors are cardinal and stone; the flower is the Talisman rose. Today there are seventy-three chapters throughout the United States. The local chapter was temporarily incapacitated by the destruction of its house by fire in December. It has continued to be active in all campus activities this year. OFFICERS KEN JONES PHIL WARNER EDWARD DOBIHAL OTTO SONDER BRUCE HOAK President Vice-President Recording Secretary Corresponding Secretary Treasurer n p, % o hir Hundred Seventeen ti d ROBERT ADAMS JOHN BAKER EUGENE BETTS JOSEPH CHEESEMAN WILLIAM COWAN RICHARD DAVIS JAMES DETWILER ROBERT DIMOND JOHN DRISCOLL ROBERT ELDER FRED FLING JERRY FLING ROBERT FRASER RICHARD GEPHART PHILLIPS HEATHCOTE ROBERT HODDINOTT JOSEPH HOSSICK CHARLES HUDSON EDWIN IRISH MARTIN JOHNSTON ARTHUR KING DANIEL KIRSCHNER LAWRENCE LA FEVER LEWIS LA FEVER RICHARD LANCASTER RICHARD MATHER HARRY McCOMB CARL MITCHELL THOMAS MULLIGAN ROBERT NUGENT MEL OLANSKY WILLIAM PHILLIPS GEORGE SKIRM ROY THOMAS WILLIAM THOMAS JOHN TRIBOU JAMES BEAR RALPH BENSON JOSEPH COWAN THOMAS DUGAN LEROY ISHMAN BART FUGLER JAMES MORRIS EUGENE PICKETT CHARLES SCHOOLS O One Hundred Eighteen ALPHA TAU DMEGA EPSILDN IDTA FOUNDED 1943 Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity was founded at Richmond, Virginia. The first chapter was established at Virginia Military Institute that same year. Although the early expansion of the organization was restricted to the South, it was the first Southern Fraternity to establish chapters in the Northern States. The official publication of ATO is The Palm. Other features of ATO include ATO ' s national placement service, a Career Booklet, and a Vocational and Veteran ' s Advisory Board. ATO has one hundred active chapters in the United States and one hundred and three alumni associations. The fraternity colors are azure and gold; the flower, the white tea rose. The Epsilon Iota chapter was formerly the local fraternity, Alpha Theta Phi, founded November 23, 1928. OFFICERS STANLEY BETTS LEROY DOOLITTLE JOHN CRICKENBERGER HARVEY HUEY ROBERT DI CHIARI President I ' ice-President Secretary Treasurer Keeper of Annals One H undred Nineteen f reSentina The SCHOOL OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS — 1948 13DI F STREET NORTH WEST WASHINGTON E DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA Editor: Robert H. Ftrnn Business Manager: Edward J. Ahrens Photography Editor: L. Fredrick Hamilton Architects ' Drawing of Proposed New Building for School of Social Sciences and Public Affairs One Hundred Twenty-one THIS SECTION IS RESPECTFULLY DEDICATED TO THOSE MEN AND WOMEN WHO WILL ASSIST IN PROVIDING THE FUNDS, THE TIME, THE PLANNING, THE HARD WORK . . . WHO HAVE THE VISION TO PROVIDE THIS UNIVERSITY, THE COMMUNITY OF THE NATION ' S CAPITAL, AND MANKIND WITH THE FACILITIES ... OF WHICH THE DRAWING OF OUR PROPOSED BUILDING IS A PART . . . FOR THE BETTER UNDERSTANDING OF EACH OTHER. DR. PAUL F. DOUGLASS President The American University Director of the School of Social Sciences and Public Affairs (hie Hundred Twenty-two ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS WALTER A. BRAXFORD M.A. Assistant to the Dean Undergraduate Division ERNST POSNER, Ph.D. Associate Director of the School of Social Sciences and Public Affairs AUSTIN VAN DER SLICE Ph.D. Dean Undergraduate Division PITMAN B. POTTER, Ph.D. Dean of the Graduate Division ERNST CORRELL, Ph.D. Foreign Student Adviser and Graduate Language Examiner JOHN H. SMITH, Ph.D. Director of Teaching Institute of Economics GABRIEL F. CAZELL, M.S. Director of the Business and Industrial Management Curriculum ELLIS WEITZMAN, Ph.D. University Examiner HAZEL H. FEAGANS, M.A. University Registrar ANNE JENSEN, B.S. in L.S. University Librarian CARL BYHAM, B.A. Admissions Officer JEAN I. RAUCH Assistant Business Manager and Bursar JANE H. ROBERTS Secretary, School of Social Sciences and Public Affairs One Hundred Twenty-three FACULTY PAUL F. DOUGLASS, President of The American University and Director of School of Social Sciences and Public Affairs. ERNST CORRELL, Professor of Economic History, Foreign Student Advisor, Graduate Language Examiner. HAZEL H. FEAGANS, Professor of English, University Registrar. ANNE JENSEN, Professor, Universitv Librarian. CATHERYN SECKLER-HUDSON, Professor of Public Administration; Chair- man, Department of Public Administration; Chairman, Department of Political Science. LEON C. MARSHALL, Clendenen Professor of Political Economy and Chairman of the Faculty. FRITZ KARL MANN, Professor of Economics. ERNST POSNER, Professor of History; Associate Director of SSPA; Chairman, Department of History. LUDWIG M. HOMBERGER, Professor of Transportation and Director of Pro- fessional Institutes. PITMAN B. POTTER, Professor of International Law; Chairman, Department of International Relations and Organization; Dean of Graduate Division. AUSTIN VAN DER SLICE, Professor of Sociology; Chairman, Department of Sociology and Public Welfare; Dean of the Undergraduate Division. JOHN H. SMITH, Professor of Statistics; Chairman, Department of Statistics; Director, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Grant. GABRIEL F. CAZELL, Associate Professor of Economics; Director, Business and Industrial Management Curriculum. ELLIS WEITZMAN, Associate Professor of Psychology and Measurement. ELTON ATWATER, Associate Professor of International Relations. WILLETT MAIN KEMPTON, Associate Professor of Public Relations. DONALD DERBY, Assistant Professor of History. HORACE DONALD CRAWFORD, Assistant Professor of English and Journalism. NATHAN BAILY, Assistant Professor of Economics. HAROLD H. ROTH, Assistant Professor of Public Administration. RUDOLPH VON ABELE, Assistant Professor of English. ARTHUR A. EKIRCH, Assistant Professor of History. BENSON S. ALLEMAN, Assistant Professor of English and Communications, Act- ing Chairman of the Department of Communications. JOSEPH E. LOFTUS, Assistant Professor of Economics. EUGENE C. MOYER, Assistant Professor of Accounting. MILBURN JUDSON WHITE, Assistant Professor of Psychology. WALTER A. BRANFORD, Instructor in English, Assistant to the Dean of Under- graduate School. ELLA HARLLEE, Instructor in Speech. ROBERT R. SOLENBERGER, Instructor in Sociology and Anthropology. JOHN B. OLVERSON, Instructor in Political Science. THEODORE LEVIN, Instructor in Economics. ADJUNCT PROFESSORS Howard S. Piquet, Amos E. Taylor, Oliver C. Short, Gustav Peck, Solon Justus Buck, W. A. Jump, John B. Payne, Louis C. Hunter, Cyril B. A. Upham, Frank H. Mortimer, Oscar Weigert, Harry W. Kctchum, Helen L. Chatfield, Egon Ranshofcn- Wertheimer, Karl Pribram, Donald Stone, Clifton E. Mack, George A. Tesoro, Parmely C. Daniels, Melville J. Ulmer, Hyman Ezra Cohen, Kenneth B. Atkinson, Scott Dayton, Hugh L. Elsbree, S. McKee Rosen, Rolland D. Severy, Karl E. Stromsem, and David Ziskind. On,- Hundred Twenty fout 1948 ADVANCED DEGREES CANDIDATES Doctor of Philosophy EDWARD L. ALLEN Economics GEORGE P. BUSH Public Administration THELMA DREIS Public Administration CHANCELLOR WILLIAMS Sociology Master of Arts FLOYD B. ALBERT Economics J. LeROY ANDERSON Public Administration ROBERTA F. ARMBRISTER Public Administration PHILIP ASH Public Personnel Administration LAWRENCE A. BAKST International Organization and Relations SYLVAN BERMAN Foreign Affairs HELEN MARIE BONNELL International Organization JULIUS CAHN Public Administration SILVIO CAPPIELLO Public Administration MIRIAM CHRISMAN Sociology ALTA T. CLAY Sociology GORDON E. COWAN Public Administration EDWARD P. DAVIS International Relations MURRAY D. DESSEL Economics GEORGE A. EMERSON International Relations and Organization SEYMOUR ETKIN Economics IRVING GEDANKEN Economics ROY GERARD Economics SEYMOUR S. GOODMAN Statistics REX E. GREAVES Public Administration One Hundred Twenty-five MORELLA R. HANSEN International Relations and Organization MARY ROBERTS HARRISON Sociology MARY HERSCH Economics ELIZABETH C. HOOVER Sociology J. JACK INGRAM Statistics JOHN M. JENNINGS History PAUL KAVASCH History THOMAS C. KERLIN Public Administration ROBERT F. LANZILOTTI Economics EMANUEL LANDAU Economics HAROLD H. LEICH Public Administration CATHERINE E. MARTINI Sociology KATHRYN S. MILLS International Relations CHESTER MORRILL. JR Public Administration SEVERING M. MONTANO Economics BENNIE ARTHUR MOXNESS Public Administration LOUIS NEMEROFSKY Public Administration RAYMOND O ' CONNOR American History JAMES B. OPSATA Public Administration THOMAS N. OSTON Economics WILLIAM PINCUS Public Administration DOUGLAS ROSENBAUM Economics RICHARD E. SHOEMAKER Economics ALBERT H. SMALL Economics JOAN H. STACY Economics PAUL STEIN International Relations HARVEY B. STORCH Economics EULA M. TAYLOR Public Administration ROSE C. TILLINGHAST Economics THOMAS T. WAUGH International Relations JACK L. WEISS Labor Economics E. LAMAR WHITE International Relations CONST ANTINE ZEPUL Economics One Hundred Twenty-six THE CLASS DF 1948 President: R. H. Fernn Vice-President: G. M. Foster CANDIDATES FOR THE DEGREE BACHELOR OF SCIENCE Treasurer: J. G. Hollis Secretary: G. E. Jagdmann ROBERT THOMAS ADAMS 35 M Street, Northwest Washington, D. C. Business Administration, Accounting JOHN FREDERICK BAGBY 1215 Allison Street, N. W. Washington, D. C. Communication WAYNE EGGLESTON BORDEN 606 22nd Street, N. W. Washington, D. C. Social Science, Economics WALTER DIX BRITTINGHAM 1535 Ashland Circle Norfolk, Virginia Business Administration JOHN FRANCIS CARNEY, JR. Green Hill Park Worcester 5, Mass. Business Administration MARY E. CLARK 3220 Connecticut Avenue Washington, D. C. Business Administration EDWIN KERWIN CLICKNER 211 Delaware Avenue, N. W. Washington, D. C. Economics MARGUERITE CULLEN 2339 Ashmead Place, N. W. Washington, D. C. Business Administration ALBERT J. D ' AMICO 1819 G Street, N. W. Washington, D. C. Economics CHARLES H. DODGE 4912 South 28th Street Arlington, Virginia Business Administration Society for the Advancement of Management: 3, 4. Charter Member. LOUIS E. DWYER, JR. 4403 38th Street, N. W. Washington, D. C. Business Administration ROBERT HARRIS FERNN 64 South Quaker Lane West Hartford 7, Conn. Business Administration Society for the Advancement of Management : Vice-President 3, Vice-Chairman of Executive Board 4, Charter Member. Conference on the Organization of Student Activ- ities: 4. SSPA-AUCOLA: Editor 4. Inter dormitory Council: 3, 4. Flint House Presi- dent 3, McDowell House President 4. WAMC: Staff News Announcer 4. GEORGE M. FOSTER 3701 39th Street, N. W. Washington, D. C. Business Administration Society for the Advancement of Management: 3, 4. Charter Member. KATE EVELYN FRISBIE Marion North Carolina Public Administration ROBERT GORDON GILL Pine Bluff Arkansas Business Administration HILLIARD HERMAN GOODMAN 2760 Hampshire Road Cleveland Heights, Ohio Economics Society for the Advancement of Management: Secretary 4. LEONARD GRUMET 900 West End Avenue New York 25, N. Y. Business Administration Society for the Advancement of Management: 4. Charter Member. CATHERINE A. HALL 619 Greenbrier Drive Silver Spring, Maryland Accounting SQUIRE E. HAMER 2 1 2 George Mason Drive Arlington, Virginia Business Administration Society for the Advancement of Management: Charter Member. BERNICE LEE HARVEY 2480 16th Street, N. W. Washington 9, D. C. Business Administration JAMES GEORGE HOLLIS 4400 Elm Street Chew Chase, Maryland Administration JAMES VINCENT HURSON 1107 Noyes Drive Silver Spring, Maryland Business Administration GUNNAR ERIK JAGDMANN 3509 S Street, N. W. Washington, D. C. Business Administration Society for the Advancement of Management: Charter Member. One Hundred Twenty-seven THE CLASS OF 194B ALPHONSE M. LAZARUS 1023 N. Jefferson Street Mount Pleasant, Texas Sociology JOSEPHINE JANE LOUCKS 106A Euclid Avenue Asbury Park, New Jersey International Relations and Organization SSPA-AVCOLA: Business Staff 4. STANLEY E. McCALLISTER 3907 Queensburg Road Hyattsville, Maryland Business Administration Society for the Advancement of Management: 3, 4. Secretary of Executive Board 3, Charter Mem- ber. SHIRLEY BEATRICE MALTZ 2801 5th Avenue Council Bluffs, Iowa Public Administration FREDERICK O. MEYER 210 East 85th Street New York City Business Administration — Marketing Varsity Tennis Team: 4. Friendship Club: 3, President 4. IRVING J. MILLS 33 Coleman Street Bridgeport, Connecticut Sociology Phi Sigma Kappa Fraternity: President 4. Society for the Advancement of Management. GERALD PARKER MOORE Box 123 Falls Church, Va. Social Science JAMES WRIGHT MORGAN 3807 Rodman Street, N. W. Washington. D. C. Public Administration ANN NELSON MOSETTIG 6520 2nd Street, N. YV. Washington, D. C. Sociology NORVAL E. PERKINS 1346 Girard Street, N. W. Washington, D. C. Social Science MARY ELLEN POOLE 2800 Ontario Road, N. W. Washington, D. C. International Relations EDWIN K. RABBITT, JR. 2804 S. Columbia Street Arlington, Va. Business Administration Society for the Advancement of Management : 3, 4. Charter Member. Student Council: Athletic Representative 1. Varsity Football: 1, 2. Varsity Basketball: 1, 2. Varsity Baseball: 1, 2. Varsity " A " Club: 2, 3, 4. Phi Sigma Kappa: 2, 3, 4. Secretary 2. Intramural Basketball: S.A.M. 3. ROB ROY RATLIFF 909 North Jackson Avenue Joplin, Mo. Public Administration Conference on the Organization of Student Activ- ities: 4. International Debate Team: 3, 4. SSPA-AUCOLA: Editorial Staff 4. Proctor: McDowell House 3, 4. I nter dormitory Council: 3, 4. GEORGE BLACK REA 3725 Macomb Street Washington 16, D. C. Political Science RAYMOND LEWIS SCHAFER 7 1 1 North Wayne Street Arlington, Va. Public Administration GEORGE LEEROY STILLWAGON 6616 14th Street, N. W. Washington 12, D. C. Accounting HELEN A. SZARKOWSKI Perryville Missouri Business Administration VELMA R. VAN PELT Arlington Farms Virginia Communication MELVIN FRANK WERKSMAN 275 1 Woodley Place, N. W. Washington 8, D. C. Public Administration COLEMAN ROBERT WINEGARDEN 625 Plateau Place Greenbelt, Maryland Social Science YE LOYCE G. WINSLOW Arvilla North Dakota Economics WILLIAM WYATT 719 Grcsham Place, N. W. Washington, D. C. Business Administration Society for the Advancement of Management: 3. 4. Charter Member. STEPHEN GEORGE YEONAS 2311 Wilson Boulevard Arlington, Va. Business Administration Society for the Advancement of Management: 3, 4. Charter Member, Executive Board 3. One Hundred Twenty-eight SENIDfl PICTURES Irv and Joan Mills Lee, Stan, and Betty McCallister Rob Roy Ratliff R. A. Winstead George B. Rea Ann Nelson Mosettig Fred Meyer Jo Loucks Bob Fernn Mary Ellen Poole One Hundred Twenty-nine Charlie Dodge and George Foster Bill Wvatt ' Bunny " Rabbitt BUSINESS AND INDUSTRIAL MANAGEMENT DOWNHAM, ROBERT B. EISENBERG, KENNETH A. FOSTER, GEORGE M. JAGDMANN, GUNNAR E. LYON, WALLACE C. CERTIFICATES CLASS No. 1 FEBRUARY 1948 McAllister, Stanley e. McDONOUGH, ADRIAN M. RUBRIGHT, ERNEST SMALLEY, ROBERT F., JR. WYATT, WILLIAM YEONAS, STEVE G. ADELSON, STANLEY AHRENS, EDWARD J. CASE, EDSON I. CAVANAUGH, FREDERICK S. COOPER, WILLIAM O. CROMWELL, PAUL R. DODGE, CHARLES FERNN, ROBERT H. FICHTNER, WAYNE GOLOMB, JACK CANDIDATES CLASS No. 2 JUNE 1948 GUIDETTE, ABDON F. HAMILTON, L. FREDERICK HODGKIN, WESLEY M. LEVIN, HARRY LUNSFORD, ROBERT D. McLACHLAN, JOHN M. PRICE, WILLIAM C. RABBITT, EDWIN K. RUSH, HAROLD G. SIMMS, JAMES G. F. CAZELL, Director Business and Industrial Management Curriculum and Faculty Advisor Society for the Advancement of Management YVALLY LYON First President S.AM. JIM BENFER Current President S.A.M. 5P v r " 5tf ' i r- I " ORGANIZATIONS WASHINGTON SEMESTER Affords an opportunity for students to see by first hand experience the operation of government on the national level. The students come from six middlewestern colleges. This year the students are : Tom Batholomay — American; Blair Bower — Oberlin; Don Bezard — Westminster; Harver Clapps — Westminster; James Cools — Oberlin; John Cummins — West- minster; Ruth Dooley — Hiram; Conrad Haglund — American; Walter Heimer — Allegheny; Charles Johnson — Allegheny; Ray Kinnaird and Bob Mcintosh — Westminster; Dorothy Miller, Don Oglevee, and Sally Owen — Hiram; Barbara Negus and Earl Silliman — American; Eva Sanders — Oberlin; Charles Shoaff, Edgar Snell, John Ulf — Wooster; George Strong — Allegheny; and Ray White — Hiram. I V ' INTERNATIONAL DEBATE TEAM After last year ' s victory over Cambridge University, our team, L. to R. : Earl Johnsen. Bill Wood, and Rob Roy Ratliff, handled themselves credit- ably against the vastly more experienced Oxford University debaters on the question of Nationalization of basic industries. Lord Inverchapel, Ambas- sador from the Court of St. James, was the moderator as Dr. Dewey repre- sented the English Speaking Union and Mr. Fletcher, Chairman of our Board of Trustees, introduced the distinguished guests. ECONOMICS PRO SEMINAR Not pictured are the Hochschild Scholars who are Daisy Pelligrini from Peru, Ignacio Huidobro from Chile, and Luis Reque from Bolivia. PHI SIGMA KAPPA SSPA GROUP Ahrens, Smalley, Lyon, Mills, Rabbitt, Krupin, Cuddihy, Kotteck, Benswanger, Cassard, Patterson, Strong, Cavanaugh, and McLachlan. One Hundred Thirty- ORGANIZATIONS ' 1 -Wi 4 " ' : - SOCIETY FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF MANAGEMENT Reactivated in January 1947, this student chapter of the national pro- fessional management society is operating an ambitious program for its more than 100 members. The Executive Board, pictured at left, formulates policies and activities which the officers execute. Officers for the calendar year 1948 are: Jim Benfer, President; Stan Adelson, Vice-President; Jack Golomb, Treasurer; H. H. Goodman, Secretary. Seated L. to R.: Adelson, Simms, Shirer, Goldstein, Hamilton (Chairman), Keppler. Standing L. to R. : Fernn, Lewis, Brown, MacCauley, Golomb, Goodman. Not pictured : Benfer and Cavanaugh. CONFERENCE ON THE ORGANIZATION OF STUDENT ACTIVITIES A temporary group designated to find out the desires and needs of SSPA students. Sponsored the Oxford University - American University Debate and the AUCOLA. Front L. to R. : Garber, Comstock (Chairman), Harris, Harllee. Middle L. to R. : Hoke, Lipton, Honsburger, Fernn. Back L. to R. : Cazell, Ahearn, Van der Slice, Ahrens. Not pictured : Dr. Douglass, Dr. Sitterly, Messrs. Crawford, Mover, Johnsen, Ratliff. SPEECH CLUB Ably directed by Miss Ella Harllee, the club presented a very enter- taining takeoff on classes during the last season. We are certain to see a fine performance that this dramatic group will put on in May with the presentation of " Charlie ' s Aunt. " L. to R. : Haglund, Hoke, McLean, Harllee, Wood. SSPA INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL TEAM L. to R. : Swan, Fichtner, Trader, Cazell, Noble. Not pictured : Yow, Richardson, Brown, Lewis, Adelson. Byham. One Hundred Thirty-two Ed Case and Jack Golomb Abby Guidette {SB Mr. Cazell, Dr. Baily, Charlie Dodge Ed Ahrens Ahrens, Cromwell, Adelson, McLachlan, Fichtner, and Lunsford Fred Meyer, John Clark, Jim Simms, Mr. Olverson, and Ed Case Mr. Branford, Mr. Alleman, Mr. Crawford, Dr. Homberger, and Dr. Douglass Mrs. Rhodes discusses literature. Class in action LIFE AT 1901 F STREET Mac McDonough and Boh S The Old Homestead George Duplisse and John Clark Lloyd Brooks " k I John Wheaton Mr. Willet Kempton Bill Price learns accounting from vlr. Mover as Ed Case and A. J. Moore look on. Jim and Barbara Si Ahrens teaches Adelson the finer points. One Hundred Thirty-jour r • m H - - Ernie and Marian Rubright Mac, Bea, Carol and Gail McDonough Abby, Chris and Berenice Guidette Carl, Shirlev and Ronnie Patterson Mickey, Dan and Joel Connelly Bob, Ebie, and Karen Lunsford Paul and Jean Cromwel fell : Eddie and Bonnie Ahren: One Hundred Thirty-five W.lgrfW -. 1 Harriet, Denny, and Wally Lyon Mac and Gail McDonough Eleanor and Wayne Fichtner Cavanaugh, Adelson, and Lipman Keppler Levin, Price, and Simms Stan McCallister H. H. and Carmen Goodmai Mr. Moycr One Hundred Thirty-six Stan Adelson Bernie Gcrmann Mr. Crawford Bob Fernn, Jack Golomb, and Charlie Dodge Fred Hamilton It is hoped that this short section representing the School of Social Sciences and Public Affairs will be followed by a larger, more comprehensive addition to the AUCOLA next year. Your SSPA staff wishes to take this opportunity to thank the many students and faculty who have been patient with our many queries and interruptions in normal routines of work. We also wish to express our regrets that we have had insufficient time to contact all students we felt should be included. The editor takes this opportunity to commend the following persons who gave liberally of their time and convenience in order to meet all deadlines: Ed Ahrcns, Business Manager; Fred Hamilton, Photography Editor, and Staff Assistants Josephine Loucks, Jim Ahern, Bonnie Ahrens, Rob Roy Ratliff, and Earl Johnsen, R. H. FERNN, Editor. 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