High-Resolution, Full Color Images Available Online
Search, Browse, Read, and Print Yearbook Pages
View College, High School, and Military Yearbooks
Browse our digital annual library spanning centuries
Support the Schools in our Program by Subscribing
Page 105 text:
less? ■ S «SS5 Vven this abse dT sec dW T t£en Y cevs b:and . own Plains T s- de a 5 e fe ee, T ;V eiY YYiinQ s v .wti° n Myrtle Lipscomb, Mary Evelyn Lewis, Section Editors.
Page 106 text:
The Women ' s Club of Centenary College OFFICERS President .... Mrs. R. H. Nelson Vice-President . . . Mrs. C. Shaeffer Treasurer Mrs. M. Plilar Recording Secretary . Mrs. J. B. Hamlett Corresponding Sec ' y . Mrs. W. G. Phelps Parlimentarian . . Mrs. B. F. Roberts Historian .... Mrs. John A. Hardin HEADS OF COMMITTEES Mrs. C. Shaeffer . . Better Centenary Mrs. W. E. Harvin . Cam. Beautitication Mrs. L. C. Loyd . Social and Recreat ' al The Women ' s Club of Centenary College was first organized Febru- ary 1, 1928, as the Mothers ' Club of Centenary College. Mrs. John A. Hardin, at that time a member of the faculty — the Librarian — brought the idea to the college and really organized the club. She suggested and we accepted as our objective a willingness " to serve the college whenever and wherever we can. " Dr. Sexton said at that organization meeting, that he hoped the women would interest themselves not only in the financial and physical im- provements of the grounds and buildings, but would manifest a vital interest in the social and moral uplift of the students, throw- ing around them a mother ' s love, protection, and influence. I have listed here the annual af- fairs carried out by the club as re- corded in the minutes; but I myself remember many acts of kind- ness and generous help giv- en by individual members not written into the minutes. For example, on each visit to the library, I am quite sure to take up new books purchased by " The Gamble Memorial Fund. " The club gives every year the initial party for the incoming freshman class. They hold at least one open house for the boys of Rotary Dormitory. They give teas or entertainment for the girls of Co- lonial Hall. They always render invaluable help with our Homecoming festivities in the Fall. And the love- liest affair of the entire year is the annual candle-lighting service, just before the Christmas recess, started for the Women ' s Club by Mrs. R. E. Smith and kept going and improving under her leadership. The large projects they have accomplished through the years include renovating the chapel, decorating it, putting in a heating system; furnishing the Lounge in Rotary Hall, purchasing a piano for Rotary Hall; plant- ing shrubbery on the campus; carpeting the stairs and furnishing draperies for Colonial Hall; furnishing li- brary equipment, such as steel filing cases of a permanent kind, etc. — possibly the most expensive contribu- tion to college needs made; the rearrangement of the hall and reception rooms at Colonial Hall so that it can serve as a Social Center for the college — a much needed asset. They furnished lights and draperies and a drinking fountain for the Music Hall. Then last year, they put beautiful hardwood floors and carpets in the downstairs hall and reception rooms of Colonial Hall and recarpeted the stairs. From time to time they have renewed the draperies in the chapel and elsewhere. This year ' s major project is the beautifying of campus, planting redbuds and crepe myrtle, sodding it, build- ing a barbecue pit, planting more roses and shrubbery, adding a pool. The fine women who have been the presidents through the years are: Mrs. B. F. Roberts, first president; Mrs. R. E. Smith, second; Mrs. T. C. Clanton, third (two terms); Mrs. C. H. Shaffer, fourth; Mrs. Abel Bliss, fifth; Mrs. Luline Willis, sixth; Mrs. Hoyt M. Dobbs, seventh, (two terms); Mrs. R. H. Nelson, eighth. I count it a privilege to express to the Women ' s Club of Centenary College, for the faculty and students of the college, our sincere appreciation and gratitude. Mrs. Mabel Campbell, Dean of Women. Top: Mrs. R. Center: Mrs. Bottom: Mrs. H. Nelson, Mrs. John A. Hardin, Mrs. J. B. W. G. Phelps, Mrs. M. Plilar, and Mrs. W. C. H. Shaeffer, Mrs. L. C. Loyd. Hamlett. E. Harwin.
Suggestions in the Centenary College of Louisiana - Yoncopin Yearbook (Shreveport, LA) collection:
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today!
Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly!
Are you planning a reunion and need assistance? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.
Material on this website is protected by copyright laws of the United States and international treaties.
No protected images or material on this website may be copied or printed without express authorization.