Armstrong High School - Spirit Yearbook (Richmond, VA)

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AdVe1'tise1r1e11t 1943 194 3 1943 1943 1943 1943 1 1 frne spmrr anmfrrnunn X in 4 in V, ' YJ, I - 'li 'ii is' - fi., fi e' a FUHEUIUHU On the following pages we have tried to por- tray with pictures and with words the activiti- es and motivating forces of our beloved school. These inaniinate means can, however, show but a semblance of the glowing, fervent devo- tion to those ideals developed in Armstrong - High School-those ideals which build the healthy, happy, alert, and patriotic citizens our Alina Mater has produced and is produc- ing. XX THE SPIRIT it FIRVHSTRUIIG HCHHUIULEDGEIHEHT A WVe, the members of the Senior Class of 1943, deeply appreciate, and sincerely thank our principals, faculty members, parents, adver- tisers, and our many other friends, who have contributed of their means, their talents and their time to make this , our 1943 Commence- ment Edition of the "Spirit of Armstrong," a success. ...4- - L J D D To those heroic- sons and daughters of Armstrong now serving with the Arrned Forces this annual is respectfully dedicated. Because we, the IIICIIIIJCIZS of'ithefc1.g of 194-3, are'so fully cognizant of the sacrifices they are making ttrfprgserve and ex- tend democracy, it is with grateful, profound, and reverent re- cognition that we honor our hook by acknowledging through Y it, the honor brought our beloved Alma Mater by their distin- guished services. L5- ?. THE SPIRIT OF ARMSTRONG EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in4Chief .,.,.. ...,., .......... I ..,.. ......,,,,... .,,,.......,,,,, .,A...,T,, ,.,., ,,,..,,,, ,-,,,,,,, A,., R H E B A T I N 5 LEY Associate Editor ,,...T. ....,.... ..T...,.,.. - .,T.,.,....,A..,.. , A ,, ..,.,,,..AA, ,.,4,,,,,,.,,,,,,, ,.,,,, , ,,AM7 Y A UDREY ANDERSON Sports Editors ..,.., ,E ALFRED BROVVN, WILLIE ROBINSON, WILLIAM CAUSIE ESTKO News Editors ....., ,..T.... . VIOLET HARDY, ANOELIA CR.-UVLEY, VICTORA HARGRON'E Photographers .,,.Y..T. E, T...,,. ....o... ,..... T.... .A.,., o,o.o. - . J E A N MCDONALD, LAVERNE FOUNTAIN Circulation Manager ..,...... ,.w, ...,..,,.,... ...... . , . - .,,..,.,.,...... ......,.,,.,..,o,.,T,,, , ROBERT ALEXANDER Assistant Circulation Managers .,.... E I L.t,..,.Lt ....,. V ELMA DURHAM, SARAH BRAXTON, .DORIS KING, CAROLYN BRANCH, MARY ALEXANDER Feature Editor .,,,...... .,v.,..,. .......,,..,,,., ,,,.L,.. ......,, ...E,... . - ,I....,...EL,.I..... ..,,., ,......,...,..,.. R U T H L A wsON Assistant Feature Editor ...... ....... - .,,,.... ...,...,,,,. A NN PERRY Business Manager ....,.. E-.. ...... , ..... - ....,,,,. .,,,,. R OBINETTE DYSON Assistant Business Manager ..... ,..... ..., ........,,.,......st., , - S USSIE BASSETTE Humor Editors ,,I...v,. .L ..,.,.. .. .,...... ,,., - .I,t, ' EI.IzARE'rH BYRD, DELLA SHAW Art Editors ..,.. ..,..,., ...,....., I , . .,.,,. Lols JEFFERSON, SYLVESTER MCDANIEL Advertising Manager ......,t... .......,... ..... ,... ,...,,s,......,...,..t.... . .....,.,,,..,.., E iw I It IELINE BELLE Assistant Advertising Managers ..... .s...,.. R EGINALD CUMBER, JOSEPH JOHNSON ALTHEA BOYD, DORIS BAILEY Exchange Editors ...,. -, ...... ARETH'A'JACKSDN, DORIS BROWN, THELMA MOORE Sponsor ,LE -,,,L,,I,,, E-, ,..,,,, ,,...,,,,.,,,,,., ,,....,.. ,.,., , ,,..,.,. , ,,,. ,,.,,, M R . G EOROE PETERSON Assistant Sponsor .,... - ..,.... ...,. M Rs. VIRGINIA HOWELL BRINKLEY THE SPIRIT RVHSTRUIIH WORTLEY W. TGWN SEND, Principal PRINCIPAUS lllESSAG'E The world is in the midst of turmoil and bloodshed because group welfare has been put ahead of the welfare of all mankind. There is but one cure for this conditiong and that is to put world citizenship above citizenship in any smaller group. Remember, 'The light that shineth the farthest away from home makes the brightest light at home." Seniors, if in spirit you will be citizens of the world, you will automatically be better citizens of any group in which you are a member. My advice to you, therefore, is "Be cosmopolitan in spirit," believe in and practice the doctrine of the brotherhood of man. .-7... 2. FF STA L SCHOO IGH ARMSTRONG H T ARMSTRONG HIGH SCHOOL STAFF EDUCATION PHYSICAL es, Robert W. Jam H GLIS EN O I as -I an F-I 3 2 E 4-1 U v-1 .2 P 'H-T if-4 3 O s-1 Howe orge H- ' Juette Johnson CQ gn. 9 CD ". 'ul E5 .-4 C1 .n-1 5 CU r-J c. Ill A14 I eu DI a .I- Clara Kersey Cf 3 O :- CQ HOME ECONOMICS SCIENCE 5 illie E. 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U 4 .. - 3 S292 E .EW:f:,,55 -55335 GQ giwmie Q22-552 ,hrg g is-If-.-gf., GJ 555552 ngmuvuwi THE spmrr ggmstnuns SCHOOL SEORETARIES . l MAGGIE JOHNSON ESTERLINE KENNEY The members of the Senior Class of 1943 express to Mrs. John- son and Mrs. Kenney, our school Secretaries, their appreciation and esteem. ' Through our four years in Armstrong both Mrs. Johnson and Mrs. Kenney have taken keen interest in our welfare and have cheerfully worked over time to help ns attain our goals, F-10- -1l-.1...--- 2111-1- i-1-f rv, 'ru'- G -,,,'xwJ xx . 1 'A V- I -, "' I. .f 'Q Ulifxf '. ivrwftil- 5 102'-ffl X 5 I is im' -1' -X, awe,-N gy --11... THE spmrr nmsrnnnu CLASS OFFICERS MARY ALLEN JAMES KENNEDY YIVIAN KENNEY - S6C1'0tlll'y President Treasurer EMILY JONES THOMAS MURRAY RHEBA TINSLEY Assistant Secretary Vice P1'GSillQl1t EIIITLDR, Spirit of Armstrong -.12- THE, SPIRIT RIHSTRUIIH CLASS SPONSORS George Peterson, Jr. . Mrs. Virginia Howell Brinkley Assistant Principall - A TRIBUTE Witli heartfelt sincerity and in deepest gratitude do we, The Senior Class of 1943, express our appreciation to Mr. George Peterson, our sponsor, and to Mrs. Virginia Howell Brinkley, our assistant sponsor. They have labored sympathetically, intelligently, and un- ceasingly, to develop in each of us those talents possessed and those traits desired. We shall always cherish the memory -of their tireless, devoted services. -13.. F ELL-' . THE spmrr e nmsrnunn CLASS ADVISORS Mrs. Beatrice A. Harrington, Miss Dorothy L. Brown, Miss Emma Bradley, 'Mrs. Edwina C. Sharp. A Miss Eloise Bowles, Mrs. Susie B. Lewis, Mrs. Etna A. Green, Mrs. Elsie G. Lewis THE SPI RIT I nmsmnnrg Edna Anthony Daphne Baker Joseph liillliilll Ophiue Baugh Mary Allen Mm-y Aloxzlnder ' Rohm-1'l' Alexander Arnet-in Beard - Audrvy Anderson UCIICVRI Alldcrsog ..15, :' frm-3 SPIRIT nmsfrnnnri I51'11esti11o Rollin Doris Bailey Niluh B' Susie Bzlssvt ' Virgillizl Bowie Lilliuu Byrd Althou liuyd .Inks Mary Barnes Emmeli ue Bell Mu - ' ,-16.. ,.L e 13 Blocker nmsmunn THE SPIRIT J 'r N0l'lllil Britton Doris Brmvn el Burroughs Sfllllll Sarah Braxton X X Elizaheth Bowls-s Alma Burke-ly ' Alfred Brown El'IlE'Sfi1lG Boykius l'a1'uly11 Bram-h - 5l2ll'2,'ill'l't' ltryzlnt -nf THE SPIRIT -f- nmsmunn .lc-2111 Coulee Iilizmlwrll Byrd Edith Chanrltnll hllizl l'llllj'l'l'N Ifdith Cheuthzun ' Glzulys l'2lI'U.'1' Fl'2lllC'L'S Cljl-'iltllillll Marian L'111'istiz1n .-18-.- Nln ry Uulvf ' Coles UWCIIQIUI5 ll - THE spun RITISTRUIIE IT Lnr1':xin0 Czlwy i'a1tl1e1'i11u COODOI' lfixflillillll Cllllllwl' ' el Ilzlmlridge 5 ffL'l'2ll111ll ru w ful-d Wm. Cnusie Estko Evelyn lm' Elm-num' t'l:n'lw Gwendolyn Clay Rosa Lee Davis Angvlin lL'l'2lXYl9X -19- fTHE SPWRVF RHI STRUHG K 'urley Dv , er Huhinm ftre Dyson Thelum Early Grace Edwa Mattie Daniel ITIS Clarellce Drayto -20- ll B 91'l1il'6:' Davis Louiw Q' ,,u,,Ib1'ew Velma Durllum Marjorie D5 . 91. 1 W I I 1-. i A.. nmsvnnnlg THE SPIRIT Mildred Finn 1 Founi lfdwu rd .ti ru vely J 02111 Evans TIIPIIIIH Glenn I.nVerm 'l'lgou1:1siu:1 Grulmm Auuiv Goode - Nelson Fowlkes ' Gm'th1'ig11t Elise l-'1-uuklin -21 Sherlock THE SPIH IT nmsmnnli Victorian Hzlrgrove Viviun Gulplain Avis GPGPII Robins-tto Harvey , Evou Hutt-Iwi' Pearl Hufcllett Violet Hardy Clmrles Hauulett Vivian Huw XVultv1' Hnrdy -22- THE SPI RIT U5 HHIUSTRU Robert Him-s Besrie Holmvs Xrvtlm Jzu-ksun Alico Howard ' Ruth Jzlslwl' Hv1'i'lm llowalrll .lusvylm Hudson Sillllllvl I10l1di'l'S0l! I1-by 1il'llllE'fll l'll'l'l'illg ...23.. ,,.,....'4 Fl0l'0lll'l' THE SPI RIT 1' L nmsmnnu 'Q I uuvs -on Avi. - ' Rohiuw lively 11 Emily Junow Edith .lmws Iohuson Joseph Jolmsnn ludwalrd . I'lvstv1' Johnson Jann-s Kvlllllndl' 1101111111110 Jnlluson Lois Jollnsun .-24.-, THE SPIRIT nmsmnnlg iv Lviuiuu Elsie- Millvr Jeannette Lee M4-1' Ruth Lawson Vivian Kenney ' M:u'joi'ie Littlvjolm Ollie Monroe Arflnu' Knight Rosa Mzissei1Iu11'g ,lim-is King ..25-. 5-5 nmsrrnunq THE SPIRIT vt, N Delnrus MUTQQ-1' Lucy O1-:Ingo ' Anjou PEIXIIP 21110111118 Murray Ollie Lewis Sylvester McDaniel Dorothy Morris Irene N-llllllkllll' Thelma Moore . Joan McDonald f-g6- jrne sv IRIT nmsinnnu +4 uve Paige iford Flare- Ptta Mui Willie L 1 Moore Malrjorie Johnson Hattie Morris Shirley Morton Melvin I':1ttQ1'sou Marilyn Payne Sm-gm Lois Jefferson Louise Payne -27- THE SP IRIT V 1 l E kk- .,. , nmsfrnnna ee Pullzml Rosa L VVilli:u11s Jmues . .V Ann P91 1 , Pleasauts G ru re . A119118 WOOG Shirley 1'Ill'f0l'S0ll Doris Peoples llilfiilll P'l'illgl9 Vernon Pvvmu Willa Payton -28- ' THE spun IT nm s'rnnn5 'hillips Tlwlinn Russc-ll G0l'f1'lldP Ross Estelle 1 Olivia Hyland G001'giZllll1ll Rhouds Eunice Robinson Jzunes Pitflllilll Florence Slmlinou Willie Robinson Chu-ence Ransom -29-- I, THE SPIRIT '4' nmsTnnng I-'zumiv Smith Ale-also Smith De-lla Shaw Vera Smith ' Mary Shelton ' -f-ml Smith Daniel- Scott Bessie Smith ' Thomas Scott -ggi Mildu Rohiumou GL wdun l. , -- THE SP -1 IRIT ,rv mi HRITISTRU Dehorzlll TIIUIIIDSUII Ilzlllals Suhlvrr Rhvba Tinsley Amwfte Stvwilrfl LL-01:1 Taylor Hvleu XVilSllillg'fUll Czlmlylx Tnyhn' 1 Smith William Smith lillwnrd SEIIIIIIIGFS -sh 111 nmsmnns THE SPIRIT O a 1 LM. Szlrnlx XVilliilll1S TN'nltP1' Xvllifll Be-rtlm Wilson livris Wimzfielcl Samlm TIIUIIIDSOII Ulivm' Tumlill ,.32- Malrjorim- XvilkP1'N0ll Evvlyn Winston He-lou Watson Cluu' ' Vzxtsou lem X THE spun f IT , -pq nmstnnng Evelyn .R0l!illS011 Clurem-0 Watkins lluruthy Burrell Norris Watson Edgzu' Wuolfulk Czlthe1'i11c Mitt-he1l's and Camilla Joncs's pictures do not ilppvill' THE. SPIRIT RHISTRUHE CLASS ATTAINMENTS ALFRED LLEWELLYN BROWN, "Lew"-Activities: Football '40-'41-'42, Basketball '40-'42 Choir '41-'42, Sports Writer. WILLIAM ERATOSTHENIS CAUSIE ESTKO, JR., "Causie"-Activities: Football '41-'42 Track '42, Choir 540-'41-'42, Senior Class Plays, Sports Editor. Ambition: Electrician. REGINALD ANDERSON CUMBER, "Ripi'-Activities: Basketball '41, Football '40, Mascot. Ambition: Doctor. CLARENCE EARL DRAYTON-Activities: Senior Class Plays, Choir. Ambition: Electrician. SHERLOCK B. GATHRIGHT, "Zoro"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Mechanic. RUSSELL LOUIS HACK, "Hack"-Activity: Victory Corps. KENNETH AUBREY HERRING, "Kenny"-Activity: Victory Corps. EDWARD FRANKLIN JOHNSON, "Shorty"-Atztivity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Chemist. JOSEPH HENRY JOHNSON, "Joe"-Activity: Football '42. Ambition: Physical Education Instructor. JAMES REGINALD KENNEDY, "Chick"-Activities: President of Senior Class of '43, Football '41-'42, Basketball, Senior Class Plays. Ambition: Doctor. CLARENCE DOUGLAS PAGE, "Doc"-Activities: Football '42, Track '4l. Ambition: Pharmacist. MELVIL HILL PATTERSON, "Playboy"-Activity: Cheering Squad. CLARENCE LINWOOD RANSOME-Activity: Victory Corps. WILLIE MARION ROBINSON, III-Activitities: Football, Sports Editor. THOMAS HARRISON SCOTT, "Butch"-Activity: Victory Corps. WILLIAM ALFRED SMITH, "Billy"-Activities: Basketball, Victory Corps. HAROLD REGINALD TOOMBS, "Hack"-Activities: Football, Victory Corps. HENRY WASHINGTON, "Slank"-Activity: Victory Corps. CLARENCE EDWARD WATKINS-Activity: Victory Corps. CLARENCE EDWARD WATSON-Activity: Victory Corps. NORRIS EDWARD WATSON, "Doc'-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Baker. JAMES GARFIELD WILLIAMS, III, "Jimmie"-Activity: Victory Corps. EDGAR HAMLIN WOOLFOLK, "Sack"-Activity: Dramatic Tournament '42. Ambition: Chemist. MARY ELIZABETH ALEXANDER, "Mickey"-Activity: Member of Staff, Victory Corps Girls, Conference. Ambition: Mathematician. V MARY BERNETTA ALLEN, "Mae"-Activities: Salutatorian, French Tournament, Secretary, Senior Class, Students Progressive Society. Ambition: Musician. AUDREY E. ANDERSON, "Aude"-Activities: Girls' Conference, Victory Corps, Associate Editor, Students Progressive Society. Ambition: Social Worker. GENEVA ANDERSON-Activity: Victory Corps. DORIS ELIZABETH BAILEY-Assistant Advertising Manager. Ambition Mathematician. SUSIE EDNA BASSETTE, "Dreamy"--Assistant Business Manager. Ambition: Mathematician EMMELINE ROSE BELLE, "Emmy"-Activities: Dramatics, Advertising Manager. Ambition: Mathematician. ALMA LOUISE BERKELEY-Activity: Cheering Squad. VIRGINIA CATHERINE BOWIE, "Ginny"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Musician ELIZABETH WARREN BOWLES-Activity: Victory Corps. ALTHEA LEWIS BOYD, "Al"-Activities: Girls' Conference, Assistant Advertising Manager. Ambition: Nurse. SARAH ANN E. BRAXTON-Activities: Assistant Advertising Manager, Girls' Conference. NORMA HORTENSE BRITTON, "Rock"+Activities: Girls' Conference. Ambition: Doctor LILLIAN GERTRUDE BYRD, "Sis-tee"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Economic In- structor. GLADYS ODESSA CARTER, "Nick"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Stenographer. FRANCES C. CHEATHAM, "Little Bits"-Activities: Choir, Senior Class Play. Ambition: Organist. GWENDOLYN LOUISE CLAY, "GWEN"-Activity: Girls' Conference. Ambition: Business MARY ELLA COLES, "Mayella"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. ANGELIA EVELYN CRAWLEY, "Rock"-Activities: Girls, Conference, Students Progressive Society. Ambition: Stenographer. MARY ELIZABETH CHILES-Activity: Victory Corps. n J 9 F-34- THE srmrr nmsrnunn GLASS ATTAINMENTS GERALDINE E. DANDRIDGE, "Gerry"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Stenographer. MATTIE LOUISE DANIEL, "Little Honey"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Elementary School Instructor. VELMIE DURHAM, "Red"-Activities: Assistant Circulation Manager. Ambition: Stenog- rap er. - EDNA MARJORIE DYER, "Margie"-Activity: Girls' Conference. Ambition: Social Worker. ROBINETTE LAVERNE DYSON, "Dyke"--Activity: Editorial Stall. Ambition: Nurse. GRACE ELIZABETH EDWARDS, "Honey"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Economic ' Instructor. LAVERNE BELLE FOUNTAIN, "Lu"--Activity: Girls' Conference. Ambition: Photographer. LAWRENCE POWELL, "Lew"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Machinist. I GORDON ROBINSON-Activity: Physical Fitness. Ambition: Teacher. EDWARD SAUNDERS, "Jerry"--Ambition: Pilot. DANIEL SCOTT, "Scotty'-Activity: Chorus. Ambition: Lawyer. LINWOOD SCOTT, "Scotty"-Activities: Captain Football Team, Basketball Team. Ambi- tion: Athletic Director. IRA SMITH, Jn., "Juniori'-Activities: Senior Class Plays, First Aid. Ambition: Auto Mechanic. OLIYgER TOMLIN, JR., "Lou Costello"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Doctor or mger. WALTER WHITE, JR., "Sonney"-Activities: Band. Ambition: Aviator. ANGUS P. WOOD, JR., "Floogie"-Activity: Chorus. Ambition: Aviator. EDNA LAVINA ANTHONY-Activities: Girl Reserve, Basketball. Ambition: Mathematics Instructor. DAPHNE BAKER, "Baby-Sis"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Stenographer. NILAH BANKS-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. F. MAE BARNES, "Sis Barnes"-Activity: Choir. Ambition: Secretary. OPHINE ELIZA BAUGH, "Billy, 'Phene"--Activity: Canteen Member. Ambition: Mathe- matics Instructor. ARNIITA BEARD, "Pettie"-Activities: Dramatic Class, First Aid Class. Ambition: Concert iamst. MARY BLOCKER, "Ed"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Stenographer. ERNESTINE J. BOLLING, "Stine"-Activities: Girls Conference Club, Red Cross Member. Ambition: Nurse. ERNESTINE BOYKIN, 'KStine"-Activity: Dramatic Class. Ambition: Nurse. CAROLYN BERNICE BRANCH-Activities: Editorial Staff, Commercial Club. Ambition: Stenographer. ' DORIS I. BROWN, "Dotty"-Activity: Girls' Conference. Ambition: Accountant. MARGARET BRYANT-Activity: Girls' Conference. Ambition: Mathematician. DOROTHY BURRELL, "Peggy"--Activities: First Aid, Victory Corps, Physical Fitness. Ambition: Nurse. ELIZABETH BYRD, "Sister,' or "Hips"-Activities: Editorial Stall, Commercial Club, Red Cross, First Aid, Victory Corps, Physical Fitness, Girl Scouts. Ambition: Research Chemist. LORRAINE CAREY, "Little Bitsn or "Small Fried"-Activity: Girls' Conference Club. Ambition: Social Worker. EDITH CHARLETON, "Ediboo" or "Hips"-Activities: Girls' Conference, Physical Fitness, Active part in Service Class. Ambition: Secretary or Business Teacher. EDYQHE CHEATHAM, "Bee"-Activities: Victory Corps, Girl Scout. Ambition: Graduate urse. - MARIAN CHRISTIAN, "Pinky"-Activities: Choir, Girls' Conference, Red Cross, Canteen. Ambition: To be a Success in all my Undertakings. ELEANOR CLARKE-Activities: Physical Fitness, Victory Corps. Ambition: Physical Educa' tion Teacher, Artist or Dress Designer. MARY GWENDOLYN COLES, "LINA"-Activities: Red Cross, Girl Reserve, Miss Virginia -1942. Ambition: Nurse. JULIA CONYERS, "Buddie"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Music Teacher. JEAN COOKE, "Cookie',-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. CATHERINE COOPER, "Cat"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. -35- Ef,.- , THE spmrr nmlsrnnnlg CLASS ATTAININIENTS EVELYN CRAWFORD, "Sweets" and "Snooks"-Activity: First Aid Club. Ambition: English teacher. ' THELMA CUIVIMINGS, "Smooth"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Doctor. MAMIE BERNICE DAVIS, "Billie"-Activities: First Aid, Victory Corps, Physical Fitness, Girl Scouts. Ambition: Typist. ROSA L. DAVIS, "Sister"-Activity: Physical Fitness. Ambition: Mathematics Teacher. LOUISE DREW, "Lou"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Musician. CURLEY DYER, "Kitten"-Activities: Victory Corps, First Aid, Physical Fitness. Ambition: Social Worker. THELMA EARLY, "Pups"-Activities: Victory Corps, Senior Class Activities. Ambition: Teacher. JEAN EVANS-Activities: Victory Corps, Physical Fitness. Ambition: Biology Teacher and Musician. MILDRED FINN, "Mickey"-Activity: Band Member. Ambition: Principal of School. THELMA GLENN, "Thel"-Activities: Physical Fitness, Girls Conference. Ambition: Stenog- rapher. VIVIAN GOLPHIN, "Sweets"-Activities: Band, Victory Corps. Ambition: Stenographer. AVIS GREENE, "Bird"-Activities: Girls Conference, May Festival. Ambition: Nurse. VIOLET HARDY-Activities: Editorial Staff, Victory Corps. Ambition: Teacher. ROBINETTE HARVEY, "Net"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Teacher. VIVIAN HAW, "Til"-Activity: Band Member. Ambition: Teacher. ELSIE' A. FRANKLIN, "Babylee"-Activities: Choir 540-'41-'42-'43, Girls' Conference.. Ambition: Physical Education Teacher. ANNIE LEE GOODE, "Bill"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Economic Instructor. THOMASINE E. GRAHAM, "Tommy,'-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Cashier. PEARL ALISTINE HACKETT-Activities: Girls' Conference, French Tournament l942. Ambition: Social Worker. ' VICTORIA W. HARGROVE, 'KBet"-Activities: Girls' Conference, Students Progressive Society. Ambition: Nurse. EVON ELIZABETH HATCHER-Activity: Victory Corps. ARETHA INEZ JACKSON, "Diamond"-Activities: Editorial Staff, Red Cross. Ambition: Stenographer. CAMILLA BELL JONESkActivity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. EMILY GRACE JONES, "Nip"-Activities: Girls' Conference, Choir, Assistant Secretary of Senior Class, Senior Class Plays. Ambition: Stenographer. . X-MARGIE JORDAN, "Butch"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Stenographer. JEAN TUCKER MCDONALD, "Mac"-Activities: Photographer, Girls' Conference. Ambition: Aviatrix. ELSIE ELIZABETH MILLERhActivity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. KATHERINE WHITE MITCHELL, "Cat"-Activity: Victory Corps. DOROTHY E. MORRIS, "Teen"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. - SHIRLEY ADELINE MORTON, "Poo Poo"-Activity: Choir '40-,4l. Ambition: Musician. WILLIETTA MUNFORD, "Will"hActivity: Victory Corps. JERELISS ANJOU N. PAYNE, "Shadow"-Activity: Girls' Conference. Ambition: Doctor. MARILYN HELENA PAYNE, "Mal"-Activities: Girl Scouts, Victory Corps. Ambition: Mathematician. DORIS EDITH RAY PEEPLES, -'Ray':HActivity: victory corps. GRACE EUGERTHA PLEASANTS, "Genie"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Stenog- rapher. ' MARION ELOISE PRINGLE-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Stenographer. THELMA RUSSELL, "Thel'i-Activity: Victory Corps. ' MARY ELIZABETH SHELTON, "Jackie"-Activity: Red Cross. Ambition: Surgeon. ALEASE SMITH-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Stenographer. MILDIRED ELIZABETH SMITH, "Muttee"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Stenogra- p er. DALILIAS. LAVERNE SUBLETT, "Sis"-Activities: Girls' Conference, Red Cross. Ambition: usician. SARAH JANE THOMPSON-Activity: victory corps. -36- THE SPIRIT BDIIISTRIJIIG ' CLASS ATTAINMENTS RHEBA SHIRLEY TINSLEY-Activities: Editor of School Paper, Girls' Conference, Choir, Red Cross, French Tournament '41, Senior Class Play, Valedictorian. Ambition: Physicist. HELEN E. WASHINGTON, "Pee Poo"-Activities: Girls' Conference, French Tournament 1941. Ambition: History Instructor. AUDREY IMOGENE B. WILLIAMS, "Sis"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Stenogra- pher. EVELYN MARY WINSTON, "Winky"'-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. ROBERT IM. ALEXANDER, "Bobby"-Activities: Boy Scouts, First Aid, Red Cross, Victory Corps. Ambition: Lawyer. JOSEPH BANIAN, "Joe"-Activities: Football Team '41-'43, Stage Manager for Senior Class Plays. Ambition: Physical Education Instructor. SAMUEL BURROUGHS, JR., "Son"-Activities: First Aid, Victory Corps, Physical Fitness, Band. Ambition: Doctor. ,ALFRED W. FLEMING, "Son"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Mechanicist. NELSON FOWLKES, "Doc"-Activities: Victory Corps, First Aid. Ambition: Dentist. EDWARD CRAVELY, "Gravy"-Activity: Actor in the 13th Chair. Ambition: Doctor. CHARLES HAMLETTE, "Ham"-Activity: A. H. S. Band '41-'42-'43. Ambition: Musician. WALTER HARDY, "Skeeter"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Doctor. SAMUEL HENDERSON, "Sam"-Activity: Chorus. ROBERT HINES, "Sousaphone Hines"-Activities: Band '42-'43, Choir. Ambition: Music Teacher. JOSEPH HUDSON, "Joe"-Activities: Band, Victory Corps. Ambition: No. 1 Trumpeter. ARTHUR L. KNIGHT, "Stringbean"-Activities: Basketball, Football Team. Ambition: Physical Education Instructor. MERLE V. M. LENNON-Activity: Victory Corps. SYLVESTER MCDANIEL, "McDoodle"-Activities: Baseball, Boy Scouts, Physical Fitness. Ambition: Doctor. . THOMAS HINTON MURRAY, "Bro"-Activities: First Aid, Vice-President. Ambition: Doctor. VERNON PEYTON, "Bro"--Activity: Victory Corps. JAMES PITTMAN, "Snag"-Activities: Charlie-The Man Who Died, Mason-The 13th Chair, Commercial Club, Cheer Leader, Sergeant-at-Arms. Ambition: Aviator. BESSIE HOLMES-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. ALYCE HOWARD, "Al"-Activity: Red Cross Member. Ambition: Tailor. BERTHA HOWARD, "Bobby"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. FLORENCE IRBY, "Irby"-Activity: First Aid. Ambition: Doctor. RUTIIII JASPER, "Booby"-Activities: First Aid, Physical Fitness, Victory Corps. Ambition: usicnan. LOIS JEFFERSON, "Lo Loi'-Activities: Basketball '41, '42, Girls' Conference, Editorial Staff. Ambition: Teacher of History and Physical Education. HESTER JOHNSON, "Mae"-Activities: First Aid, Physical Fitness. Ambition: Typist. JERALDYNE VIRGINIA JOHNSON, "Gerry"-Activities: Victory Corps, Choir, Girl Re- serve. Ambition: Secretary and Mother of Children. LOIS JOHNSON, "Butch"-Activities: Choir, Girl Scouts. Ambition: Stenographer. MARJORIE JOHNSON, "Margie,'-Activities: Choir, Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. AVIS JONES, "A"-Activities: Victory Corps, Band-'4-2. Ambition: Nurse or Doctor. EDITH JONES-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. VIVIAN KENNEY, "Viv"-Activities: Choir, Senior Class 3-Act Play, Treasurer Senior Class. Ambition: Teacher of English and Music. ' DORIS KING, "Sweet Peas"-Activities: Editorial Staff, Girls' Conference. Ambition: Doctor. RUTH LAWSON-Activities: Editorial Staff, First Aid. Ambition: Nurse. JEANETTE LEE, "Neck"-Activities: Victory Corps, Girls' Reserve. Ambition: Nurse. OLLIE B. LEWIS, "Bernie"-Activities: Girls' Conference, Choir, Red Cross. Ambition: Physician. . HAZEL LITTELJOHN, "Margie"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. ROSA MASSENBURG, "Sister"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Teacher. DOLORES MCTEER, "Lois"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. F. i.x.,, , P THE SPIRIT RVIISTRUIIG CLASS ATTAINMENTS OLLIE MONROE-Activity: Chorus. Ambition: Stenographer. SERENA MOORE, "Cooper"-Activities: Victory Corps, Physical Fitness. Ambition: Cooking Teacher. THELMA MOORE, "Thel"-Activities: Choir, Physical Fitness, Red Cross, Editorial Staff, Girls' Conference. Ambition: Dietitian. Q HATTIE MORRIS, "Ham"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Teacher. ALMA NELSON-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. IRENE NUNNALLY, "I"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Secretary: LUCY ORANGE, "Lou"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. SHIRLEY PATTERSON, "S A P"-Activity: Chorus. Ambition: Teacher of Elementary School. LOUISE PAYNE, "Lou Baby"-Activities: Band, Physical Fitness. Ambition: Musician or Singer. WILLA PAYTON, "Will"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Teacher. ANNE PERRY, "Butterball''4Activities: Band, Editorial Staff, Dramatics, Physical Fitness, First Aid, Victory Corps. Ambition: Teacher. MARIE PETERSON, "Ric"--Activitiy: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. ESTELLE PHILLIPS, "Punching Judy"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Stenographer. ROSA L. POLLARD, "Rosa"--Activities: Red Cross Canteen, Victory Corps. Ambition: Radio Technician. GEORGIANNA RHOADES, "Butch"-Activities: Physical Fitness, Victory Corps. Ambition: Teacher. EUNICE ROBINSON, "Jen"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Mathematics Teacher. EVELYN ROBINSON-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. GERTRUDE ROSS, "Genie"-Activities: Nursing, Social Club. Ambition: Nurse. OLIVIA RYLAND, "Lil" or "Livia"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse or WAAC. FLORENCE SHANNON, "Fitty"-Activities: Victory Corps, Physical Fitness. Ambition: Social Worker. DELPHINE SHAW, "Della"-Activities: Editorial Staff, Dramatics, Victory Corps. Ambition: History Teacher. BESSIE SMITH-Activity: Choir. Ambition: Music Instructor. - FANNIE SMITH, "Spanky"-Activities: Girl Scout, Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. VERA B. SMITH-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Nurse. ' 4 ANNETTE STEWARD, "Mouse"-Activity: Band Member. Ambition: Mathematics Teacher. CAROLYN TAYLOR, "Carco"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Teacher. LEOLA TAYLOR, "Lady Bug"-Activity: Victory Corp. Ambition: Nurse or Doctor. DEBORAH THOMPSON, "Peawee"--Activities: Chorus, Senior Class Play, Basketball team. Ambition: Physical Education Teacher. HELEN WATSON, "Sis"-Activity: Victory Corps. Ambition: Beautician. MARJORIE WILKERSON, "Margie'-Activities: Victory Corps, Physical Fitness. Ambition: Typist. SARAH WILLIAMS-Activities: Victory Corps, Physical Fitness. Ambition: Teacher. BERTHA WILSON, "Bert"-Activity: ,Victory Corps. Ambition: Typist. DORIS WINGFIELD, "Dot"-Activity: Basketball team. Ambition: Nurse. -asf- THE SPIRIT nmsmunls -, w CLASS HISTGRY FOUR YEARS ago, we were a group of unsophisti- cated youngsters who started out in search of the higher branches of knowledge found in high school. After the first few days of becoming acquainted with the teachers and students, we set out to accomplish the task before us. During that first year we were inevitably given the name of Freshmen. As Sophomores we became interested in the activi- ties of the school. We joined the choir, Junior Red Cross, Girls' Conference, and other organizations con- nected with the school. Members of the class played instrumental parts in leading Armstrong to victory in sports. Linwood Scott was captain of the basketball team and Arthur Knight was an outstanding player. When we became Juniors we fairly burst with pride. Helen Washington, Rheba Tinsley and Mary Allen entered the French Tournament and won high honors. That year Linwood Scott was chosen captain of the football team and Alfred Brown, Joseph Johnson, Joseph Banian, and William Causie Estko were excel- lent players. We attended the various plays and parties given by organizations of the school and learned the fundamentals of social life. At the close of the year Emily jones was chosen President of the Girls' Con- ference. These accomplishments were typical of the graduating class of 1943. Then September, 1942, came and we were Seniors in all our glory. During the first term we elected Mr. George Peterson, Jr., and Mrs. Virginia Howell Brinkley as our sponsor and assistant-sponsor respec- tively. Other officers are: James Kennedy, President, Thomas Murray, Vice-Presidentg Mary Allen, Secre- taryg and Vivian Kenney, Treasurer. With Rheba Tinsley as the Hrst girl editor of The Spirit of Arm- strong we published one of the best papers ever pro- duced here. We also gave three one-act plays which proved to be a tremendous success. Anne Perry, Emily Jones, James Pittman and William Causie Estko potrayed the leading roles. Later in the year we gave one three- act play that proved to be as successful as our first dramatic ventures. In this play Anne Perry and Daniel Scott were superb. Della Shaw, Vivian Kenney and Ira Smith were also outstanding. The May Festival deviated from the usual King and Queen show for we presented "Miss America' and "Uncle Sam." June 9 marks the completion of our four inspiring years at Armstrong, but we have "Not Finished, just Begun." In the days to come Armstrong will point with pride to the deeds of the members of '43. RUTH Lawsow ...T K. -. THE SPIRIT RfllSTHlllllii OUR CREED A MAN is known by his beliefs, for, "As a man believeth, so is he." The Class of 1943, after much thought is ready to proclaim its creed. First, we believe in our beloved parents, who have toiled and sacrificed that we might achieve the goal of graduation. Second, we believe in our principal, Mr. W. W. Townsend, whose high standards and unselfish in- terest in us have made him a thoughtful advisor. Third, we believe in our teachers, for they have endeavored to develop in us initiative, individuality, and the desire for the better things in life. Fourth, we believe in ounsponsor, Mr. George Peterson, and assistant sponsor, Mrs. Virginia Brinkley, who have led us wisely and diligently through our problems and joys. Fifth, we believe in our fellow pupils, for it is through them that Armstrong has been, and will con- tinue to be, regarded as a top ranking school. Sixth, we believe in our country and its doctrines: Our country, in spite of the horrors of war, is con- tinuing to provide free education for all its youth, and is truly seeking to make the world a better place- for all men. Seventh, we believe in our armed forces, whose courage and daring are sources of inspiration, and whose sacrifices are uncomplainingly made. Eighth, we believe in ourselves, in our innate powers and in our ability to grow and develop, so that our parents, our school, and our country may be proud of us. We have tested our creed and are proud of our beliefs. THOMAS HINTON MURRAY MANTLE ORATION PRINCIPALS, TEACHERS, CLASSMATES, JUNIORS: I deem it a great honor and a most pleasing privi- lege to represent the Senior Class of 1943 in the sad duty of presenting the mantel to the junior Class. This mantle has been passed down through the ages. Beginning when Elijah passed his mantle to Elisha, it has represented sacred responsibilities. Only last year this mantle was draped on our most worthy shoulders. We cherished our beloved mantle and have seen that no stain of dishonor, no flaw of discontent has marred it. Since we received this mantle, much that we had not anticipated has come to pass, and we have taken on added responsibilities, but in spite of our manifold tasks we have not neglected our pro- found obligation to our adored cloak. We have worn this robe proudly and unseliishly for one whole year, and not once have we grown weary of its weight. We have held it on our young shoulders, and walked in such a way as not to snag, soil, or tatter its gracious folds. ,-4 Now we pass it on to you spotless and unblemished. Cherish it as we have, let industry and application be foremost among its endowments. We, the class of 1943, ask that you take this mantle in the spirit of love, patriotism, and sacrifice. May it be to you a mantle of charity endowing you with the spirit of fellowship and sympathetic understanding. We, the philosophical and sophistocated Seniors, have noticed with sorrow your laxity in performing some of your duties, and your careless attitude, and we know that it is an impossibility for you to become our equals. Nevertheless we are placing this mantle upon you, hoping that you will grasp some of the things for which this precious mantle stands, and so grow to fit it. Take this mantle, use it wisely, and guard well your sacred trust. Euzsnern GXVENDOLYN BYRD 0.. 4 l n , , , .vw s p -, THE 5PlP.l1' RITISTRUIIH 1- 4 SALUTATORY Youth and the Opportunities and Problems Of the WVorld PRINGIPALS, SPoNsoRs, MEMBERS or THE FACULTY, PARENTS, FRIENDS, AND CLASSMATES: Tonight an outstanding period in our lives draws to a close, and we pause to celebrate this gleaming mile- stone along our journey of life. For the first time in the history of our school two persons have tied for the honor of class salutatorian-Miss jean McDonald and I. I have been chosen to speak the words that bid you welcome, but words are inadequate to express the deep sentiment in our hearts, so we simply say that we are grateful for your presence here. We hope that you will enjoy this presentation of our class exer- cises as much as we enjoy presenting it. Someone has written: "A poppy seed-it lies in the hand, a gain of dust, motionless, unlovelhy, dead. Yet think what it holds! The cool grey-green of upward- springing stalks and leaves, the compact calyx, studded with its hundreds of protecting hairs, and within, crumpled like a babyis hand, the exquisite, shining silk of gorgeous petals-sunset-rose, faint, misty white, bold, magnificent, scarlet-all this in an atom of dust. 19 Tonight we are like a poppy seed. Within us lies dormant every possibility that the future is able to unfold. For years we have been a carefully tended seedlingg now comes the time to push out from the tiny seed and- to grow outward into individual stalks in the full expression of our maturer lives. Gradua- tion is not the ending, but the beginningg we are not finished, we have just begun. The young hear maturer people say, "Youth doesn't have a chance." They charge that the youth of today is reckless, careless, and callousg that we have no re- spect for age or achievement. They say that we are only intent on our own pleasures, which are some- times reckless and shocking, and that we are driving straight to destruction. But, my friends, they are wrong. There is no need to waste tears over this generation. We, the youth of America, are probably the soberest, soundest, and most realistic lot of youngsters in this nation's history. Toughened by years of depression and war prepara- tion, we face the future with critical, appraising eyes, conscious of the hardships we are likely to encounter -but there is no fear. We have faith in democracy and its ability to outlive its enemies both at home and abroad. Where middle age and old age see cause for doubt and hesitancy, youth sees hope and promise and opportunity. We see new frontiers around us-new frontiers in government, conservation, and agricultureg new fron- tiers in aviation, television, and fabrics made of glassg new frontiers in electricity, air-conditioning, Diesel engines, and modern housing. The ever broadening fiield of science provides a factual, realistic basis for our unconquerable optimism. We find new frontiers in customs and traditions broken down, and in this, the tremendous opportunity to create. After the war, ours is the opportunity and the task to build a better world and to establish sounder principles of living. Based upon the principles of the Master Builder we must use this opportunity to set life on a higher plane. Morally, the ideals of youth are high. Religion is seldom regarded as a political issueg it is rather a matter of individual conviction. We accept without question the idealism and practicality of the Golden Rule. Apparently the experiences of the depression years have brought home the fundamental law of society: that we cannot prosper ourselves if we live so that others cannot prosper. Upon this principle we find that we must shoulder our responsibility of ex- tricating the world from its present crisis. This is our generation and, as the youth of today, we must either face these problems and solve them or lead the blind life of those driven by forces of which they are only dimly aware. We must take advantage of the excellent opportunities now. Now we must, and now we shall take our places in life. The future of the world rests in our hands and we shall go forward, ever striving to attain the goal which lies ahead. We thank our teachers and sponsors who have given us our start. We are indebted to our school and our country for this part of our education, and we will strive to bring records of achievement back to Arm- strong. Using the lesson taught in the "Chambered Nautilus" by Oliver Wendell Holmes, we say: "Build thee more stately mansions. oh my soul, As the swift seasons roll, Leave Ihy low vaulted past Let each new temple, nobler than the last, Shut thee from Heaven. with ll dome more vast, Till thou. at length art free. Leaving thine outgrown shell by lifeis unresting sea."' MARY ALLEN Class Sflllllfllhfltlll -41-' 1 .haf THE SPIRIT 'ie nmsrnnnq SALUTATORY The Responsibility of Leadership PRINCIPALS, SPONSORS, TEACHERS, CLASSMATES, FRIENDS! A Leadership is the art of guiding or directing others in the attainment of a common end in such a manner as to secure their obedience, conlidcnce, respect, and loyal cooperation. Although the principles and prac- tice of leadership may be examined from a scientific standpoint, it is essentially an art, a living thing deal- ing with human nature, human emotions, and the higher appeal to the heart as well as to the mind. Leading the smallest units, or the largest groups of individuals in the attainment of any .common end, ,calls for cool and thoughtful leaders with a strong feeling of the great responsibility imposed upon them. They must be resolute and self-reliant in their deci- sions, energetic and insistent in the execution .of them, unperturbed by the appearance of what may be con- sidered unsurmountable difficulties, which they will inevitably meet. So often we hear young men and women deploring, almost in a state of pessimism, the lack of opportunity to lead, to utilize and develop the latent capabilities they feel they have, because the times have no possi- bilities, or because the day of the pioneers and of far frontiers has passed. There can be no justification for such a viewpoint. The horizon bounding the field of opportunity for present day self-development of the individual as a leader is as limitless today as it ever has beeng the opportunities for the growth of leadership are more numerous, more varied, and the call more urgent than ever before. In the small begin- nings of study in the class room, in work, or sport, or in social activities, lie the guides for self-instruction and self-training in the principles and practice of lead- ing others in the attainment of the end toward which their common efforts strive. Our schools, our universities, colleges, and similar institutions properly pride themselves as being schools for the training of leaders, leaders in thought, leaders in science, in politics, and in all social progress. Lead- ership is esscntial to any systematic human effort, Organization provides the framework within which the efforts of any group of individuals arc more efli- ciently directed toward the attainment of a common objective than they might otherwise be. The efficient accomplishment of a common undertaking by a group of individuals is made possible, or is facilitated by their organization. An essential element in that organi- zation is the leader, by whom the efforts of the indi- viduals are guided or directed toward the end sought. In any organized group one becomes the leader thereof through a conscious or unconscious acknowledgment by the others of his greater knowledge, greater ability, or his apparent, or demonstrated capacity to lead. Matthew Arnold wrote of the classical authors of antiquity: "It has been said that we should emulate rather than imitate them." This is no less true in the study of the art of leadership. Each of us has his own character, his own personality, merely to imitate the characteristics and manerisms of those who exhibit capability in leadership is to court failure. A monkey can imitate, savages have aped the actions of the civilized without the slightest conception of the mean- ing or purpose of what they do. Emulation requires reason, logic, and intelligence. Each one who aspires to leadership should be true to himself in developing his ability, striving for the end attained by those suc- cessful ones he seeks to emulate, rather than blind, un- thinking imitation of the means alone. F-42- THE SPIRIT ,K RIHSTRUIIG , Q SALUTATORY The Responsibility of Leadership What are the qualities a leader should possess? At- tempts have been made to list these and catalogue the characteristics which he should minimize or eliminate, but such listing often serves only to discourage the aspirant, because in summation, they seem to describe an unattainable ideal. However, a goal toward which to aim is necessary, if one is to shape his efforts in self- development so as to gain a satisfactory measure of accomplishment in preparing himself to lead, to guide, and to direct the efforts of the others in any field of common endeavor. The qualities of a leader may be separated into per- sonal characteristics and professional capabilities, they may be classed as physical, mental, and moral qualities related to the leader himself, and those related to the individuals whom he aspires to lead. Merely to enu- merate the desirable qualities of a leader would ac- complish very little. But a consideration of some of these qualities will serve to illustrate the characteris- tics which we should watch for in others and which we should strive to develop in ourselves in order to prepare ourselves to be better leaders. No quality is of greater importance than loyaEty. It is essential in both the leader and the follower, for it works both ways, and loyalty down is no less impor- tant than loyalty up. Loyalty begets loyalty, and an evident sense of devotion to the interests of his fol- lowers on the part of a leader is the assurance of faithful and willing cooperation upon their part. One possessed of the true spirit of loyalty submerges his own self-interests in the sea of greater endeavor in which all either sink or swim together. Sincerity of purpose, like loyalty, is soon trans- mitted to those whom he would lead. Sham, hypocrisy, and bluff are all- too readily unmasked, and he who would attempt to conceal his ignorance, or to alibi his mistakes will soon find himself, not only a: de- throned leader, but an outcast from the fellowship of his team-mates. Zealousness requires a conscientious willingness to go more than half-way in the solution of the tasks at hand. A sense of justice and determination to deal fairly and impartially with all are essential in any one who would control and lead others. The degree of respect, of admiration, and even affection with which their faith in him is measured to a very large measu-re is determined by his possession and exhibition of these qualities. A willingness to accept responsibility is the foremost trait of leadership. The tasks are never too great to the one who is ready and willing to accept the respon- sibility. Men will admire and follow boldness and even rashness if it appears to them to be justified, but they will soon falter and become undependable when the goal disappears, the course reveals itself as unrea- sonable, or the aim of their endeavors proves empty and fruitless. Real leadership is essential at all times, but the critical condition of the whole world today emphasizes the need of a greater and better leadership, the kind of leadership that I have attempted to define, if we can hope to gain the goals for which we strive. It is my sincerest hope that the members of this class, as well as those that will come after, will in the years to come prove to be true leaders by accepting the great responsibilities necessary for attaining their coveted ends. JEAN NICDONALD Class Salutatorian -43- THE SPIRIT FIRVTISTRUIIG The cast of- THE 13TH CHAIR The cast of- DEAD MEN CAN 'T HURT YOU P r THE SPIRIT' 4 TRFTISTRUHG VALEDICTORY . Tomorrow, As WVe iiirTiSl1 It VVe1'e Today As we come to the conclusion of four most happy and momentous years, we find ourselves standing on the threshold of a new adventure. We seem to have a feeling almost impossible to express-one of grave solemnity mingled with a great eagerness. In the years gone by, we have grown to love our school dearly. Through guidance and through inspira- tions, wezve grown in wisdom and knowledge, and as youth, almost as men and women, we are prepared at the moment to face the tasks that are ahead of us. Of course this doesn't mean we feel we have completed our growth. We know we have only begun. The road before us is extended far, and we must be thoroughly prepared to make use, wisely, of every opportunity to increase our service and our ability to serve. If we are to have "Tomorrow,' as we wish it were today, we should try to adjust ourselves to the situation as it is, and work fervently toward that goal we have established as our aim. To reach the goal, some of the things necessary for its attainment may be enumer- ated. ' Underlying all that one may do are his thoughts. It is thinking that will determine our success-every- thing worthwhile must come as a result of good, clean, honest thoughts. We shall try hard to have no selfish thinking in our "Tomorrowf' This would be the greatest handicap in attaining our goal, it could keep it from being reached. In our world today, we are witnessing very inter- csteclly, the results of selhsh thoughts. There are those who think only of self-achievements---Awho have such little thoughts, who have such narrow views, and who have made such selfish plans that the life of the world in endangered. We must rid the world of this type of thinking- this cannot be done too soon. Because of our responsi- bility as youth, or rather, as American youth, we are going to toil long and earnestly to that immediate end. Many of our youth are already carrying responsibility, for they sacrifice their lives for their country. They are giving all. The rest of us must carry on to the utmost so that they will not have died in vain. Our dreams and visions must be enlarged. Our dreams and visions must be those of loyal people labor- ing arduously and unswervingly to achieve the bless- ings of a prosperous nation, of a free nation. We must recognize that we are commencing a new epoch in the history of mankind. And when we remem- ber our training-that which we have just completed -we shall attempt to clear the world of any fallacies that exist today. The deeds and tasks to be done will be numerous and large. But, as brothers, we shall share the burdens and accomplish the tasks. As free men and women we shall equally partake of responsibility if we will not be contemptible and narrow, seeking only self-gains. And we shall not shirk, for in our "Tomorrow," we must have initiative, a sense of duty, and a full as- sumption of all of our obligations. On graduating from high school we have developed our beliefs into a great creed. It seems that overnight we have realized the nobler aspects of life in a wider scope. Together we have sensed our creeds, believing that we have a bright future before us. We must strive always to uphold them. They shall be impenetrable by delusion and deceit. We must live as brothers-friendly each to everyone. Have no little group here-another there, but work ..45.. f , 1 jrne smmfr nmsrnunlg VALEDICTORY ' X . Tomorrow, As NVQ WV1sl1 It Yhlere Today together for mutual and common causes. No one ' And work as men and women should think he is his brother's better. 1 For the bigger, better days. A poem, "The Bigger Day" by G. E. Bishop sum- ' We must quit our selfish thinking IHZHZES the thought I have bI'0l1gl'lt to YOU. H And our narrow Uigwj and crgedg, And as people, big and splendid 'We are done with little thinking, g We mm! do 'he bigger deeds, And we're done with little deedsg We are done with petty conduct And we're done with narrow Needs, We have grown to men and women, And we've noble work to do, And today we are a people With a larger point of view. In a big way we must labor, If our flag shall always fly, In a big way we must sujer, In a big way some must die. There must be no little dreaming In the visions that we see, There must be no seljish planning In tlze joys that are to be. We have set our faces eastward To the rising of the sun That shall light a better nation, And there's big work to be done. And the petty souls and narrow, Seeking only selfish gain Shall be vanquished by the toilers Big enough to 511587 pain. It's a big task we have taken, 'Tis for others we must fight. We must see our duly clearly In a white and shining light. We must quit our little circles Where we move in little ways, And so, we find ourselves still solemn but eager. Eager, because we have so much to look forward tog eager, because outside awaits so many new adventures. But we are solemn because we shall stay no longer. at Armstrong--the one place where we've met from day to day through the years in comradeship and deepest friendship. We are much indebted to our teachers, parents, and other individuals who have long and unceasingly inspired us to the place where we now stand. We know it is impossible to repay them ingjust a short while, but remembering our class motto, e'Not finished, just begun," we shall attempt to repay through having our tomorrow as they wish it were today. Each year the graduating class voices its farewell to its Alma Mater. No one can be any more sincere, ever, than we are, when we say a grateful farewell to Armstrong-this school we've loved and cherished, deeply and profoundly. In parting at this time we are so very sad because of thoughts that we may no more meet again. The gloom is heavy-there seems only to be darkness. Oh! but we forget! We shall be gay! There is "Tomorrow." RHEBA TINSLEY Valedictorian THE SPIRIT FIRHTSTRUHIQ N O Oast of-THE OPENING OF THE DOOR Cast Of-THE MAN WHO DIED AT TVVELVE -47-1 THE SPIRIT tr, HFIISTRUIIE KEY ORATION PRINCIPALS, MERIBERS or 'rr-IE FACULTY, JUNIORS: Today we pass on the the Juniors the precious key of Senior privilegesg the key that is to open doors hitherto barred, the key to senior dignity, sparkling wit, smooth mannersg the key that admits you to chances on the stage, eminence in the eyes of your classmates, and unlimited chances for self-improve- ment. Be careful of this key. It is one of our great treas- ures and we hate to bequeath it so such dim wits. What if you abuse your privileges? Well, there is no other heir for us, so we will charge our teachers to put you in your places if you misuse or tarnish this pre- cious possession. Seriously, as seniors you will have to have graver responsibilities even than we. The war is moving rapidly to a climax. Many of us, who are now seniors will go immediately into the armed forces, many into CLASS SONG Armstrong, We 'll Always be in Love VVith You Armstrong with banners so bright Ever will shine in the right Though our hearts ache in pain, We'll love you just the same Now that our parting has come We'll all say adieu, or goodbye to you. CHORUS Armstrong, if we should strfy A million miles away Weill always be in love with you Though sun has turned to rain It soon will shine again For we will be in love with you. We can't do any more, We've tried so hard to please So let us thank you for Such tender memories. Armstrong, Armstrong, Our Alma Mater true, lVe'll always be in love with you. SHIRLEY A. NIORTON war industries. You who are left will have to assume the responsibilities of the elder sons and daughters at home, you will have to find ways to coopcrate more and more with the war eiiort through our Victory Corps and Junior Red Cross. Your senior year will lack much of the gaiety and lightheartedness that people usually associate with the last year in high school. Yours is to be a greater privilege of service than usually comes to those in your age group. Carry on! We shall depend upon you. The compensations you will get from services ron- dered will be more satisfying than any merrymaking you miss. And now I give this symbol of seniority to you. God keep you, and bless you, and help you to be a credit to our beloved Armstrong! DANIEL Scorr CLASS POEM I Ae we pause at the threshold of life today And think of the four years past There comes a longing and a wish finds it way: That school days fore'er will last II But Time lingers not, and each classmate must go, With life rendezvous we must keep So those seeds -of achievement we here did sow In other fields we shall reap. III Dear Armstrong, our love for you ejer will remain, As the years roll swiftly by, In life's bitter struggle, in loss and in gain We'll geep your fair banners high. IV Then farewell, Armstrong High, a true, fond goodbye Now we must pass on our way, With lingering hopes in that fair land on High We may be united some day. MARY ALLEN 1-48- THE SPIRIT ' V? --eww nmsrnnns CLASS DEGREES By DELLA SHAW and BERTHA WILSON IT HAS always been the aim of the Class of '43 to give recognition to outstanding merits. The members of the Class of '43 have proved to be most versatile ande so we' bestow upon them the degrees indicating their achievements. l. To Samuel Henderson, who is seldom seen talking to any girls, we award the degree of C.B. fClass Bachelorl 2. To Lorraine Carey, Mary Alexander, and Daphine Baker, who are always acting like infants, we give the degree of C.B. fClass Babiesj 3. To Edith Charleston and James Pittman, who enjoy dancing, we award the degree of C.J. fClass jitterbugsj 4. To Linwood Scott and Joseph Banian, who are our outstanding athletes, we award the degree of A.G.A. CArmstrong's Great Athletesl 5. To Rheba Tinsley, Mary Allen, and Jean Mc- Donald, because of their scholastic abilities, we award the degrees of C.Q.K. CClass Quiz Kidsl 6. To Ann Perry, whose acting ability is similar to that of Greer Garson we confer the well earned degree of C.G.G. fClass Greer Garsonj 7. To Daniel Scott, because of his artistic ability, we award the degree of C.G.A. fClass Gift to Artl 8. To Lillian Byrd, Virginia Bowie, Alease Smith. and Helen Washington, Because of their unusual quietness, we confer the degree of C.Q.G. fClass Ouietest Girlsl 9. To Bessie Holmes. Oliver Tomlin, Lawrence Powers, who are late and don't seem to know the value of time, we give the degree of A.L. fAlways Latel 10. To Carolyn Taylor. Georgiana Rhodes. and Lenin Taylor who are alwavs nrimoingyn each class, we award the degree of C.P. fClass Primpersl ll. To ,William Causie Estko and ,lames Williams. who are always lving on their desk sleeping, we give the degree of L.B. ILazy Bonesl 12. To F.vf-lvn Crawford. Annette Steward, and Bu- nice Robinson. who are alwavs talking. we give the well earned degree of M.T.G. fMost Talkative Girlsl 13. To Arnita Beard and Catherine Cooper who are always seen with different boy friends, we award the degree of H.B. fHeart Breakersl I4. To Mildred Finn, Estelle Philips, and Willa Pav- ton, who are never seen with anv bovs. we give the degree of C.O.M. fClass Old Maidsl 15. To Ruth Lawson and Marjorie Littleiohn, who tried so hard to obey all the school rules, we give the degree of L.S. ILoyal Studentsl 16. To Emily Jones, Margaret Bryant and Marilyn Payne who are always willing to give their services, f-49-Q we award the degree of S.W. fSociety Womenj To james Kennedy, who is popular with all the girls, we give the degree of G.G.W. fGod's Gift to Womenl A To Thomas Murray, who is always studying, we award the degree of C.G. fClass Geniusj To Thelma Glenn and Hattie Moris, who are among the best dressed girls in the Senior Class, we award the degree of C.M. CClass Modelsl To Vivian Golphin and Carolyn Branch, who never seems to be pleased at anything, we award the degree of C.G. fClass Grumblersj To Deborah Thompson and Jeraldyne Johnson, who are always flirting, we award the degree of C.F. fClass Flirtsl To Clarence Drayton, who thinks himself so im- portant and walks around the hall as though he owns the world, we award the degree of M.C.B. fMost Conceited Boyj To Julia Conyers, Bessie Smith, and Marjorie Johnson because of their well-known singing ability we award the degree of C.E.B. CClass Song Birdsj To Sylvester McDaniel, who is always annoying some girl, we give the degree of C.P. KClass Pest! To Vera Smith and Mary Chiles who are the fat- test girls we give the degree of C.F.G. fClass Fattest Girlsl To Edgar Woolfolk, who often tried to fool the class with his big talk, we give the degree of C.B. f Class Bluffj To Doris Brown and Vivian Kenney because of their sweet smiles and cheerful words for everyone we give the degree of C.S. fClass Sunbeamsl To Elizabeth Byrd who always knows her lessons but gets so confused when called upon, we give the degree of C.K.T. fClass Knowledge and Timel To Fannie Smith who spent most of her time in Homemaking Classes, we give the degree of R.N. fRegistered Nursej , To Olivia Ryland, who tried so hard, we give the degree of C.S.H. fClass Seat Hoarderl To Lois Jefferson and Emmeline Bell because of their pleasing personality we give the degree of P.K. fPersonality Kidsl To LaVerne Fountain, who has the countenance of innocence itself, we give the degree of C.I. IClass lnnocencel To Edward Gravely and Robert Alexander who are always around at the right time to give service, we give the degree of S.M. fSociety Menl To Angus Wood because of his resnect to all students we give the degree of M.C.B. fMost Courteous Boy? 1, J I-. F E... . THE SPIRIT nmsrnnntg CLASS PROPHECY THE OTHER DAY I was sitting in the garden under a tree thinking of our Senior Class of '43. I thought of the four years we had spent together at dear old Armstrong High and I wondered what we should be doing in the future. Because I am not a prophet I knew I could only try to predict the futures of my classmates, but suddenly, as I sat there I felt someone touch me, although I saw nothing. A voice spoke say- ing, "I am the Future, I come to bring this book to you. Read it." I was startled. Nevertheless, I obeyed and as I read, I found that- The four' B'sg Doris Bailey, Emmeline Belle, Althea Boyde and Sarah Braxton will be waitresses in the "Eat and You Die Hotel" under the proprietorship of Reginald "Rip" Cumber. Anne Perry will be starring in her latest picture, "Plump Childrenf, Norma Britton is going to be head surgeon in one of Chattanooga's famous hospitals. She will be known as "The Doctor Britton." In 1965 we shall see Sylvester McDaniel taking his seat in Congress. He will be debating on "Men's Rights." Edith Charlton will be a famous "Model" In a little country town called Cookey Way we shall find Susie Bassette hovering over the back fence still receiving the wrong end of the gossip. ' Victoria Hargrove will be trying very hard to cook for her husband, Clarence Page, "As He Likes It." James Kennedy will be the ardent Professor of Jive at ,Iiver's College. Melvyn and Shirley Patterson in 1959 will sign contracts to be comedians in Hollywood. Dallas Sublett will be, by 1987, "Madame Sublett." She will own her famous music school at last. Among her students will be Marion Pringle's and Emily Jones' Children. Kenneth Herring will become president of North Dakota's State Bank. Dear! Dear! - By 1951, Oliver Tomlin will become one of the ,-50-- world's famous singers. His manager will be Joseph Hudson. Ten years from now, Lawrence Powell, Hester johnson, Robert Hines, and Mildred Finn will become "Missionaries to Africa." Florence Sharron, Deborah Tompson, Edyth Jones, and Vivian Haw will be applying for admission to the Old Maid's Home. Angus Wood, Daniel Scott, and Vernon Peyton will be in partnership running "The Armstrong Cafe." CWould you eat there?j Curley Dyer, by 1960 will become the Dean of Women in "Jump Roy College." Among the students there we will find Alyce Howard's and Thelma Cum- ming's kids. Edward Saunders will become a great scientist. In 1975 he will still be searching for a way to cure "Laziness." Thelma Glenn, Violet Hardy, Margaret Bryant, Mamie Davis, Ruth Jasper, and Carolyn Taylor will form "The Widow's Club." tWhy did all their hus- bands leave at once?j In 1956, Leola Taylor will have her own dress shop. She will originate all of her styles. Florence Irby will be her sales girl. Nelson Folkes and Olivia Ryland will publish a book entitled "The Easy Method of Getting Out of Armstrong High School." It should sell rapidly. By 1952, Miss Ollie Monroe will teach English in Armstrong and Mr. Walter White will be in the de- partment of Physics. Marie Peterson will become a dressmaker. She will sew for Arthur Knight's and Ira Smith's children. Evelyn Crawford will become the iirst woman Rep- resentative in Congress from Virginia. Catherine Cooper and Ruth Lawson will become two great actresses. In 1990, Linwood Scott will invent the "gasless AL... ,, , A I THE SPIRIT I RIIISTRUIIH ve- f- o CLASS PROPHECY automobile." Merle Lennon will be the first man to experiment with it. ' ' Carolyn Branch will become secretary to Charles Hamlette who by that time will be a famous business man from Wall Street, New York City. Gordon Robinson will become editor of the "Goo Coo Newspaperf' Lucy Orange, Delphine Shaw, and Helen Washing- ton will become his editors. Annette Steward and Rosa L. Pollard will become the sweetest wives you ever saw. CTo whom?l Hattie Morris will become a "Toe Dancer" in New York City. Thelma Moore will direct the "Moore Glee Club," and Marjorie johnson will assist her. Berena Moore will head a great Girl's school called "The Get Hip Schoolfi We shall find in her employ Olivia Ryland and Estelle Phillips. i Grace Edwards and Willeta Munford by 1973 will be living in Honolulu. They will own mansions. Willa Peyton will become a Professor at Howard University. She will teach Chemistry. Edgar Woolfolk, Charles Watson, Thomas Scott, and Clarence Watkins will become famous Playboys in California. Dorothy Burrell will be manager of a school cafe- teria. In 1959, Anita Beard and Archie Lee Harris will have a hot dog stand of their very own and seven kids to feed. Pearle Hackett will become secretary to the Presi- dent of the United States, Alfred L. Brown. QI-Iow did he get the votes?j Lois Jefferson, by 1950 will be married to her sixth husband. William Causie Estko's dairy farm will supply many ..,1., well known families among them will be Rev. and Mrs. James Pittman. Samuel Henderson and William Smith will become wealthy bachelors with bay fronts. After forty-one years Alma Berkeley will settle down. LaVerne Fountain, Robinette Dyson, Lillian Byrd, Mattie Daniel, and Lois Jefferson will be members of that famous "How to Hold Our Husbands Club." Shirley Morton will dance and sing in Edgar Woolfolk's night club. Marjorie Dyer will be head cook. Elsie Miller and Frances Cheatham will remain old maids teaching in Bedlam. After fifty years of married life together Clarence Drayton will finally ask Doris King for a divorce. In 1957, Anjou Payne will be weighing three- hundred and fifty pounds. She will be attending Caro- lyn's Branch's Beauty School and taking lessons in "How to Reduce." Thomas Murray will become a high school principal in 1950. Walter Hardy will be leader of "The Tin Pan and Tub Orchestra." ' Aretha Jackson will be a great social worker. Gwendolyn Coles will be sporting outhts from Rob- ert Alexander's "Five and Ten." Mildred Smith and Elise Franklin will be old maids even in 1979. Lorraine Carey will become manager of Edward Johnsonis Ice Cream Parlors. This book has revealed to me these facts about the members of Class '43. The world of tomorrow will need great people and many of them will come from our Class of '43. AUDREY E. ANDERSON 1 - J CLIENT: Now the class wants to bestow the following ii. THE SPIRIT RFIISTRUIIG I i CLASS VVILL CLIENT: Good morning. LAWYER: Good Morning. What can I do for you? CLIENT: I represent the Class of 1943 of Armstrong High School. I want you to draw up a will for me. LAWVYERZ Fine, but first, what's your name? CLIENT: Oh! never mind about that, next you'll be wanting my address. LANVYERZ I'm ready. CLIENT: We the Senior Class of l94-3, Armstrong High School, being of sound, disposed minds and memories do hereby make, publish, and declare this our last will and testament. LAWVYERI What's next? CLIENT: To the principals, teachers, and parents we bequeath our sincere appreciation and good will for their loyalty and kind assistance throughout our four years of strenuous toil. LAWYER: Who did the most toiling, you or the teacher? CLIENT: To the Junior Class we leave our Senior dignity and good sense, our love and hearty good wishes hoping that they will strive to continue to apply them to the utmost of their ability. LAWYER: Yes, Yes, I hope so too, CLIENT: To the entire student body we leave our positions of honor, our loved and devoted teach- ers, and our most beloved books and subjects. LAWYER: What about the Class of 1944? You havenlt forgotten them have you? CLIENT: Of course, I haven't, for to the Class of 1944- we bequeath our god times, capacity for fun, friendship, and loyalty for dear old A. H. S. LAIVYERZ All right, let's go. personal awards to individuals after having given consideration to the fitness of the recipient. LAWYER: Yes, yes, but please hurry because I have others waiting to see. CLIENT: Mr. Thomas Murray bequeaths his brilliance in school work to Mr. Weldon Simms. LAYVYERZ That's a great gift. They all should be like Murray. CLIENT: "Yours Truly" wills a little piece of advice to Helen Tyler. Quote, "Stop writing letters to soldiers during school hours and concentrate more on English VIII" unquote. LAYVYER2 Take heed, Helen. CLIENT: Bertha Wilson leaves her arii of "Jersey Bouncing" instead of marking time in physical fitness class to Marilyn Lomax. LANVYERZ I advise Marilyn to mark time or else she might get caught. CLIENT: Edward Gravely leaves his seat in French .to Marjorie Harris. CLIENT: LASVYER : Marjorie will certainly use it in high spiritsfiivf Florence Irby leaves her technique of finding out everyone's business to Helen Tyler. LAWYER: Helen has a special technique of her own, but she'll gladly accept Florence's, too. CLIENT: her Deborah Thompson leaves to Dorothy Taylor ability to liirt with the boys. LAWYER: Don't let your flirtations get the best of you, Dorothy. You're young yet. CLIENT: To Carolyn Alexander, Arnita Beard leaves her pleasing personality. LAWYER: Good! CLIENT: Leola Taylor leaves her style of short dresses and high socks to all who desire its, continuation? ,K .. CLIENTS- Linwood Scott leaves his size elevens to Wiley A. Hall. LAWYER: Yes, Yes. CLIENT: Grace Edwards leaves all of her cosmetics to Lurline Drake. ,CLIENTZ Doris Brown wills her childish ways to Julia ' Mae Green. CLIENT: Marion Pringle leaves. her fine method of getting excited over nothing to Marian Robertson. LAWYER: I do declare. What's next? S THE SPIRIT Rm5'rIIIInI: CLASS VVILL CLIENT: To Robinson Horne, Miss Mary Alexander leaves her height, hoping- LAWYER: Leaves her what? She doesn't have any. CLIENT: Please let me finish-hoping that he will at- tain more inches than she has. LAWYER: What's next? CLIENT: Since Vera Smith is so fat she decided that she would leave her art of gaining weight to Ruby Britt. LAWYER: I hope Ruby doesn't use it as much as Vera has. CLIENT: Miss Vivian Kenney wills her sophisticated airs to Miss Bernice Payne. LAWYER: Very well. CLIENT: Mr. Linwood Scott leaves his athletic ability to Mr. Raymond Crittendan hoping that he will keep up the good work. LAWYER: I'll say he will. CLIENT: Miss Evelyn Crawford leaves her talking ability to Miss Lucille Brown. LAWYER: Doesn't she think Lucille has enough of her own? CLIENT: Miss Rosa Lee Pollard bequeaths her modesty to Gladys Logan. LAXVYERZ That's a valuable gift. CLIENT: To Margaret Ford, Carolyn Branch leaves her typing ability, warning her not to wear out the keys writing letters. LAYVYERI I hope Margaret won't type as many letters to the boys as Carolyn has. CLIENT: Miss Marjorie Johnson leaves her place in the choir to Miss LaVerne Byrd. LAWVYER2 That's good. CLIENT: Clarence Page wills his seat which he occu- pied while here on his long, long stay to James Hodges, hoping that he won't stay as long as Clarence and wear his welcome out. LAWYER: Poor Clarence. CLIENT: To Margaret Martin, Annette Steward leaves her mathematical ability hoping that she will use it to the utmost of her ability in algebra four. LAYVYERZ I hope that Margaret will. CLIENT: Mr. James Kennedy wills his honor of being president of such a wonderful class as the Class of 1943 to Charles Freeman hoping that the Class of '44 wil be as good as ours. CLIENT: Jeraldyne Johnson leaves her many beaux to Sylvia Coles. LAVVYERZ Jeraldyne had better keep them because men are scarce now. CLIENT: Audrey Anderson wills her oratorical ability to Mr. Wilbur Lewis. LAYVYERZ Now that's what I call a real gift. CLIENT: Mr. James Pittman leaves his fine line of jive to Lawrence Stanley. LAWYER: Very well, but Lawrence has a line of his own. His and James' together might get tangled. CLIENT: Miss Estelle Phillips leaves her ability to chew and eat to Mr. Willis Pettis. LAWYER: Willis will never in this world eat as much as Estelle. CLIENT: Oh, yes he will because Estelle had to slack up because of the rationing of fod. CLIENT: And now we leave our senior teachers the privilege of revealing those valuable ideas dis- covered in test papers, and peaceful dreams, and rest from the present troublesome seniors. LANVYERI What will you say next? CLIENT: Now to the faculty as a whole, we do be- queath the rest and residue of our estate includ- ing gratitude for their guidance and help, and our deep affection. And last, but not least, we, the Senior Class of '43, appoint the juniors as executors of this our last will and testament on this 8th day of June, 1943. ANNE PERRY I sl THE SPIRIT RIHSTRUIIB ARMSTRONG HIGH SCHOOL Senior Class Poll Prophet ....,,............. ..... Full of Curiosity ....... M ost Useful ....... Historian .......... M ost Playful ........ Class Nuisance ..................... . ........................... ..Audrey Anderson ........Florence Irby .......Mary Allen ..........Ruth- Lawson .........Shirley Patterson .Ira Smith Giftatorians ...... Robert Alexander and james Pittman Pleasing Personality .................... ............. A nita Beard Class Filibuster ........................................ Edgar Woolfolk Wzll ..,................ ...... N oisiest ...... Freshest ........s............. ......... Anne Perry and Edward Gravely .......................William Causie Estko Sylvester McDaniel Most Courteous Girl ....... .............. R uth Lawson Smallest ...................... ........ V ernon Peyton Class Creed .................. .......... T homas Murray Most Courteous Boy .......... Fattest ........................... ........Angus Wood .......Vera Smith Key Oratar ......... .........,.. D aniel Scott Most Ambitious ..... ......... T homas Murray Tallest...l ...,,..,,.. ......... J ean McDonald Mantle Orator .............. ......... E lizabeth Byrd Most Old-Fashioned ....... ...,.... M ildred Finn Class Baby ................. ...... M ary Alexander Class Beauty ...,... ,Nearest ......................................,........ Class Flirts ...... Deborah Thompson ...........Vivian Kenney .Katherine Cooper and Alma Berkeley Class Handsomest .....................,.............. Alfred Brown Class Flapper ............ ......... G ertrude Ross Likely to Succeed ............................ .........Willa Payton Class Degrees ................ Della Shaw and Bertha Wilson Best Natured ....,..... .............................. V iolet Hardy Class Grumblers .... ....... S amuel Henderson and Vivian Golphin Best Boy Dancer ................................ Class Lovers ..,..,.... Vivian Kenney a Most Melancholy. ...,..................v.. Best Girl Dancer .....,. ..... Class Cry Baby ....... Most Religious ,.... Most Excitable ....... Most Original ......... Wittiest .............. Sweetest Voice ........ Biggest Eater ....... Class Blufer ,... Most Talkative ....... Quietest .................... Most Conceited Boy ..Melvin Patterson nd James Pittman .......Bcssie Holmes ..Edith Charleston ..........Florence Irby .........Ruth Jasper .....Marian Pringle ...........Susie Bassett .........Robert Alexander ............Bessie Smith .......Gwendolyn Clay .........Harold Toombs .......Evelyn Crawford .. ....... Marie Peterson ......Clarence Drayton Class Comedian ......... ........ R eginal Cumber Glamour Girl ................ ....,.... G wendolyn Coles Most Conceited Girl ........ ....... M arjorie Johnson Most Energetic ........ Most Reserved ........ M eekest ............. .. ...,..... Emeline Belle .........Dorothy Burrell The Lazzest ................ .. ...Velma Durham .....James Williams GTBCIFGJE S06ll1life ......... ....,... R heba Tinsley Class Favorite ......... Best Athlete ......... Slowest ....,......... Best Actress ...... Best Actor ......... .N eruiest ........ ,. Class Orator ........ ..........Anne Perry ......Linwood Scott Samuel Henderson .................Anne Perry ........Daniel Scott .......Florence Irby .Audrey Anderson B655 Dressed Boy ....... ,,,,,,,., M erle Lennon Best Dressed Girl ...,,,,,, .. .-54... ......Rheba Tinsley 4 if 5 JG Q 'inf J 32222 F55- 'lqwl THE SPIRIT HRITISTRUIIG DRAMATIC GUILD NEGRO HISTORY ' -56- THE SPIRIT HRVIISTHUIIG BAND H 5 W , CADETCORPS ' A -57--f THE SPIRIT r115msTnun5 I' PHYSQIIAL FITNESS T f-58-- THE SPIRIT HBDMSTRUIIG MATHEMATICS REFRESHER BUSINESS -59,-- N THE SPIRIT HRHISTRUHG I CHEMISTRY PHYSICIS ..6g--- THE SPIRIT HRITISTRUHG J DIEUFICIAlJS I IJBRARYSCENE 1 THE SPIRIT O RITISTRUIIG 1' W W FOOT BALL FOOTBALL SCORES FOR 1942 Armstrong ............ 30 Manual Training ........ 0 son, who for a decade has produced some of the best Armstrong ............ 26 Jefferson ...................... 0 teams in conference play. Armstrong .... .... 7 Va. State Freshmen ...... 2 1 , Armstrong '-'---w-.-- D 6 Phenix vlnhll --.--.---."w,-- . 12 We wish to nay tribute to all of our former players Armstrong -'-.P------ E 2 Peabody '--v- W .----- 13 who are now in the armed forces. They have ex- Armstrong wvivv 6 Walker .--.- -'-' h Qqhlhv N .."' 7 changed their Orange and Blue for Khaki but are carrying with them the true spirit of good sportsman- We wish to pay tribute to our coach, Maxie Robin- ship which they received here. -52. -- X THE SPIRIT RITISTRUIIG BASKETBALL CHAMPIONS BOYS' BASKETBALL SCORES FOR 1942-4.3 Armstrong Y. M. C. A. .,,.....,......,, . Armstrong Peabody ......., Armstrong Walker ....... Armstrong Peabody ............ ...... Armstrong Y. M. C. A. ,..... ..... . Armstrong Phenix ..,......, Armstrong Walker .......... Armstrong Walker .............. ...... Armstrong Van de Vyver Armstrong Van de Vyver Armstrong Phenix ........., The season's record of this year's team in regards to games won and lost is unparalleled in the history of Coach Maxie Robinson's career, 63 CENTRAL DISTRICT TOURNAMENT A. H. S. ...................... 34 Peabody ...,.,.....,.,...,.. 25 A. H. S. ...................... 34 Maggie Walker .......... 23 68 48 CHAMPIONS OF CENTRAL DISTRICT TOURNAMENT VA. STATE TOURNAMENT A- H. S. ...................... 42 Maggie Walker .....,,... 43 A. H. S. ...... ............. 4 5 Walker Grant ,....,...... 24 87 67 The team captured 13 victories while losing only one game. THE SPIRIT HRYIISTRUIIE CHEERING SQUAD JUNIOR RED CROSS F64- THE SPIRIT nmsrnnna SCHOOL ACHIEVEMENTS General 1. Victory Corps a. Tin Drive b. Stocking Drive c. Rubber Drive d. Paper Drive 2. Cadet Corps Organized 3. Band received new uniforms Radio For a week Armstrong pupils broadcast over WRNL during the regular afternoon broadcast and included news of the Armstrong Victory Corps. Broadcasters: Janet Jones, Vivian Kenney, James Teele, Daniel Scott, and Wilbur Lewis. Music At the Mosque during "Women at War Weekn Armstrong's A Capello Choir competed with school choirs and won the first prize, a lifty dollar war bond. Oratory Wilbur Lewis won first place in the Virginia State Oratorical Contest. r-65- Creative VV1'iti11g Richmond Tuberculosis Association's Essay Contest for High School Pupils First Prize ........ ................ L aVerne Beard Second Prize ,..... . .'........ Shirley Patterson Fourth Prize ....... ......,.. Eleanor Clarke "I Am an American" Essay Contest I Wilmvr .....-.................... Charles Freeman Old Dominion Dental Association's Essay Contest Winner. .......... ................. T heodore Coors Womens Christian Temperance Union's Essay Contest First Prize ..,..... ,,.,,,,,,, D Qrofhy B555 Second Prize. .......... Jeanette Moore Third Prile... . .....,......... Marilyn Lomax Athletics Armstrong's basketball quint won City-wide Championship Central District Championship State Championship THE 'SPIRIT Rfll5'l'I3!UllIi ALMA MATER Wo1'ds and Music by Reginald B. Farrar Now the evening star is fading, Day is drawing to a close, And our hearts are heavy, laden Full of sorrows, full of woes. cr-xoiurs ffor first and second verserj Armstrong! Armstrong! Guiding light to allg If on land or sea we wander, We will ever heed thy call. Armstrong! Armstrong! Alma Mater dear, May joy be yours May peace be yours Throughout the year. Thou hath been our inspiration Thou hath been our guide so fair, Thou alone art consolation Vlhcn our hearts are in despair. 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On the Varsity Basketball "Dream Teamv? On the Varsity Football Team? In the Choral Club? In the Dramatic Club? ' In the academic Clubs tBiology, Education, Literati, etcl ? In EACH of the fraternities and sororities? That most of your teachers at ARMSTRONG are graduates of VIRGINIA UNION? , That VIRGINIA UNION's placement bureau reports more positions open to VIRGINIA UNION's graduates than can be filled? That VIRGINIA UNION is a standard, four-year college with the HIGH- EST state and regional accreditation? A That by attending VIRGINIA UNION during four quarters a year it will be possible for you to graduate in three years? That the cost of attending VIRGINIA UNION while you live in Richmond is about one-third of the cost of going away from home to college? For Complete Information Write or Telephone DEAN THOMAS H. 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