Emerson College - Emersonian Yearbook (Boston, MA)

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cx. XOQjmvX (3 JUX v. arJ 5j 3cNx . d vot -t, tj ' - v O — T-d V ov 5 FOREWORD " Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on on hill cannot be hid. Neither do men light a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candle- stick; and it giveth light unto all that are in the house. Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven. " A GIFT TO THE GIVER " Everyone at the meeting was bored, until a gentle-faced little man took the floor. ... No one was paying enough attention to catch his name; but his quiet words suddenly registered like an electri- fying pronouncement. " ' It seems to me, ' he said, ' that the important thing is not raising money, but getting people to give; not what the money does for the institution that gets it, but what it does for the people who give it. What I hope is that you can save the privilege of free-will giving. ' " That was all, and yet the room suddenly came alive. Instead of the usual perfunctory applause when the man sat down, there were several mo- ments of silence. " Perhaps because he is fundamentally a lover of the simple things, and perhaps because we are so close to him, it is difficult to express in just a few words or even in a great many, our feelings toward this humble Psychology professor. The gentleness of his nature, the innate kindliness, and the per- sistent, almost incredible faith in all men make him that rare being, a genuine humanitarian. For these reasons and many more — familiar to those who know him — we dedicate this book to Professor Grover C. Shaw, a gift indeed to the giver. Page Two GROVER CLAYTON SHAW " He has, I know not what Of greatness in his looks, and of high fate That almost awes me.” Page Three BOARD OF TRUSTEES 1945-46 Russell Henry Stafford, D.D., LL.D.— Chairman Boylston Green, Ph.D., President of the College — Ex Officio Adele Dowling Levillain, A.M. — Clerk TERM EXPIRES 1950 Russell Henry Stafford, D.D., LL.D. Hartford, Connecticut President, The Hartford Seminary Foundation William Howland Kenney Leominster, Massachusetts College Professor of Speech Godfrey Dewey, Ed.M., Ed.D. Lake Placid Club, New York Author and Educator Donald B. MacMillan, A.M., Sc.D. Provincetown, Massachusetts Arctic Explorer; Author Lowell Thomas, A.M., Litt.D Pawling, New York Radio Commentator; Author TERM EXPIRES 1949 Allan Forbes, A.B Dedham, Massachusetts President, State Street Trust Company, Boston Walter R. Mansfield, A.B., M.D Los Angeles, California Physician W. Webster McCann, A.B Belmont, Massachusetts Certified Public Accountant TERM EXPIRES 1948 Arthur G. Carver, LL.B Auburndale, Massachusetts Senior Member, Carver and Carver, Attorneys at Law William T. Chase, LL.B Newton Centre, Massachusetts Educational Adviser Mrs. William Vanamee St. Petersburg, Florida For twenty-five years Administrative Officer of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Resigned 1941 to do literary work. TERM EXPIRES 1947 Edward Howard Griggs, L.H.D., LL.D. Croton-on-Hudson, New York Author and Lecturer Allen A. Stockdale, D.D New York, New York Dean, Speakers Bureau, National Association of Manutacturer.s Mrs. Henry Lawrence Southwick, B.L.I. Boston, Massachusetts College Professor Emeritus; Lecturer TERM EXPIRES 1946 Harry Seymour Ross, Litt.D Cambridge, Massachusetts College President Emeritus Philip Young, A.B Boston, Massachusetts Partner, Baker, Young and Company, Inc., Bankers Mrs. Robert T. Bushnell, B.L.I West Newton, Massachusetts Co-Chairman, Child Welfare Committee, Massachusetts Civic League Elmer Metcalf Fisher, A.B Cambridge, Massachusetts Business Manager Page Four FACULTY OF INSTRUCTION 1945-46 William Howland Kenney Gertrude Binley Kay S. Justus McKinley, Ph.D. Samuel D. Robbins, A.M Dorothy Parkhurst, Ph.D Rowland Gray-Smith, Ph.D Ruth Southwick Maxfield, A.M Joseph E. Connor, A.M Elsie Rutherford Riddell, B.S. in Ed. Grover C. Shaw, M.Ed Adele Dowling Levilloin, A.M Ruth Goodwin, A.M Barbara Stuart Standish, A.B Elliot Norton, AB Sally White Johnstone Arthur F. Edes Roger Wheeler Marion Hamblin, A.M. Betty Hughes Morris, B.L.I. Rosa Seymour Robbins, M.Ed Leslie Bidwell, A.M Virginia Prescott, A.B Professor of Speech Professor of Drama Professor of Social Sciences Professor of Psychology Professor of Modern Languages Professor of Philosophy Professor of English Professor of Speech Professor of Physical Education for Women .. .Associate Professor of Speech Associate Professor of Drama Assistant Professor of Drama Instructor in English Instructor in English Instructor in Drama Instructor in Speech Instructor in Speech Instructor in Speech Instructor in Speech Instructor in Psychology Assistant in Drama Assistant in English Page Five THE OLD ORDER CHANGETH The three sat on the platform, each one marking an era — the valiant woman admitting her eighty years, the scholary professor approaching seventy, and the tall, calm new president looking strangely at ease and not nearly forty. The occasion was Founder ' s Day and they were all related to it in different ways. Their purpose on the small stage was, of course, to explain this relationship. They seemed like three actors, each about to pit his particular exhibition against the next— and yet they weren ' t and that wasn ' t their aim. The elderly woman sp oke first, and with such fire and spirit that it was impossible to remember her age. There was nothing but the rousing sincerity of her words. They came from the center of her being, and we felt rather than knew that she loved them by the way her tongue lingered over them and sent the words resoundingly forth. She was beloved and even to those " who were not of the generation of Joseph, " there came a realization that here, in truth, was the quintessence of our revered and venerated tradition. The aging man formerly dean and now president emeritus, tried with a fear of the exigency of time to recapture a past glowing with triumphs made sweeter by the conquering of so many seemingly insurmountable obstacles. We listened and endeavoured to imagine — for we were a school of strongly imaginative people — as he enumerated names from the long list of former outstanding lecturers, professors and students who had made up the older glories, but it was hard. He too, was well- loved because of his dearness and foibles as much as for the more academic virtues. And we rose with the unanimous accord that prompt- ed loyal hearts to acclaim a generous and indomitable spirit when he had finished. The younger doctor. of philosophy with his disturbingly enigmatic face slowly drew the robes of his office about him, and in a quiet but powerful manner pointed the way to the new path. Though offering the respect due the Old Guard with one hand, we knew that in the other there were the half-disclosed prospects of the future — the elements of progress needed to bring our college the recognition it merited. As we listened to the fragmentary reports of his conferences with illustrious members of all branches of the arts, and the tentative plans he was already beginning to make a reality, there were few who were not aware that the " Old Order " had begun to change during those moments. Admiration and respect were the sentiments aroused as he brought the convocation to a close. The atmosphere was distinctly portentous and, as it reached each corner of the little theatre, one that could not help but give rise to ques- tion. It was a choice left up to the individual, for we had been given a glimpse of the past and future, and we knew the present. There could be only one decision . . . Page Six BOYLSTON GREEN, PH.D. President of the College — Ex Officio MRS. JESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK, B.L.I. College Professor Emeritus; Lecturer HARRY SEYMOUR ROSS, Litt.D. College President Emeritus Page Seven BOYLSTON GREEN President WILLAM HOWLAND KENNEY Professor of Speech GERTRUDE BINLEY KAY ; Professor of Drama Page Eight SAMUEL D. ROBBINS, A.M. Professor of Psychology ROWLAND GRAY-SMITH, Ph.D. Professor of Philosophy Page Nine JOSEPH E. CONNOR, A.M. Professor of Speech RUTH SOUTHWICK MAXFIELD, A.M. Professor of English ELSIE RUTHERFORD RIDDELL, B.S.Ed. Professor of Physical Education for Women GROVER C. SHAW, M.Ed. Associate Professor of Speech Page Ten RUTH GOODWIN, A.M. Assistant Professor of Drama BARBARA STUART STANDISH, A.B. Instructor in English ELLIOT NORTON, A.B. Instructor in English Page Eleven ARTHUR F. EDES Instructor in Speech SALLY WHITE JOHNSTONE Instructor in Drama LESLIE BIDWELL, A.M. Assistant in Drama MARION HANFORD Librarian Page Twelve Editors Maxwell and Dowd confer while the Business Staff enjoy a private joke, probably on Photography Editor Russell who takes all the pictures and never manages to get in any of them. Seated are De Caprio, Business Manager Plexico, and Sanderson. Standing are Surrette, Advertising Chairman Sossner and Greene. EMERSONIAN STAFF Editor-in-Chief BEATRICE DOWD Business Manager SARAH PLEXICO Literary Editor PATRICIA MAXWELL Contributing Editors CONSTANCE WHITE MILDRED SCHWARTZ Photography Editor MARY RUSSELL Advertising MURIEL SOSSNER, Chairman BONNIE SANDERSON SHIRLEY SURRETTE Publicity ESTELLE LALLY ELEANOR GREENE Friends of Emerson LOUISE DE CAPRIO Page Thirteen THE DIGNITY OF A MAN She watched him form the word " increase, " in that strangely unsure writing. As he turned suddenly from the board, she wondered if the letters seemed unsteady because of his humility or because perhaps, he very often did not know. After all, he continually implied a relationship between himself and the statistic, noting that even Einstein was right only two per cent of the time. He was saying something that the girl did not fully hear, so that when his last words were left hanging in the air, she quickly offered an answer, which he with his gentleness accepted. He could easily have made her look ridiculous, b ut her ubiquitous self-confidence did not allow her the necessary objectivity to view and evaluate each momentary reaction. The answer was, of course, completely wrong. " And if you could, class, what most would you like to feel you had accomplished, as a teacher retrospectively considering your life efforts? " There was silence and then one or two responses offering nothing. It was a class like that, not especially alert, the great majority not even remotely interested in education — no worse than any other, certainly no better. " You ' ll probably all be cross with me when you see what I ' m going to put down, " he said. The girl waited with eagerness as he completed the phrase begun on the board. She was considered a bright girl, so that she showed her disappointment and incredulity when she read the words, " Increase a sense of ■ dignity in Man. " The bright girl did not understand, perhaps be cause she was only bright by comparison, or perhaps because this short simple man was offering his gentle wisdom to those who were too youthful, too crass to understand. " As I grow older, class, " he said in a voice that was not at all like his usual tone, " I feel the need more and more of this sense. It becomes absolutely necessary to me to be able to reassure myself that man is essentially good, and working for the rela- tive good of all his fellows. " The girl stared at him, unable to take her attention from the pale green-blue eyes that were fired with an intensity rarely glimpsed in the mild, everyday manner. She was not an intrinsically selfish person, but she did believe with every corner of her mind that things were never done properly unless you did them yourself, especially when you were fully convinced that your ability was much superior to that of those around you. Stupidity and slowness were the most abhorrent afflictions imaginable to her, and she felt secure in the knowledge that indecision and intolerance were foreign to her nature. One was always given to understand that her life was planned and there wasn ' t a living soul who could deter her from the course she had decided to follow. She had done some few good things, and perhaps even some outstanding ones; but like the class, she was no better nor worse than any of the rest of them. Actually, she was only a little quicker, getting most ideas by intima- tion rather than explanation, and probably the best that could be said was that she was destined for an orderly and lonely life by some remote seacoast where no one could rouse her ire or disturb her quiet. Therefore, she could only think, " What does he mean? What is he getting at? " As she desperately tried to set her mind in order to follow the turns of his thinking, his voice continued on a gentle though almost min- isterial note. He had said beforehand, in that half apologizing way, that he was going to preach for a while. " It makes me happier than anything I ' ve heard in a long time to know that they ' ve discovered a new element in an undistinguished little house somewhere — something that ' s never been in the world before — something that can be made again and again and won ' t disappear after this first performance. " " What is he saying? " she demanded repeatedly of herself. It was difficult for her to keep up v ith him. Page Fourteen " What would make me even happier now, " he continued, " would be to find that Stewart here, and Woods or Bates, could put the use of this element to the construction, preservation and protection of man, rather than toward his destruction. " The girl ' s neighbor whispered timidly, " 1 don ' t get all this — what has this dignity go to do with the atomic era and the new element and the rest of his talking? " The girl did not hear, she was waiting for what was coming. She sensed it would be the most important thing of all. His voice changed and became deeper and more serious, " The finest and best discovery ever made was that Stewart here had a soul. " The words fell softly on the class — there was not a sound — no one breathed for a full minute. Then he drove hard, " Yes, the fact that Stewart was sitting right in front of me had some small part of her worth saving, restored and increased the dignity of man. " The girl ' s fingers had become white with only tiny threads of red, as she pressed them into the arm of the chair. She reached for his words and the pressure became unbearable for a pulsing had started in her head and every muscle ached with her tenseness. She sat in this rigid position listening to him. " Before, only man had a soul; woman was his reflection and not a very good one. But because he one day looked at her and realized her soul was more them that of an ox, that she too, might have intrinsic good, man became a more worthy crea- ture. " The throbbing increased, she could scarcely see for the pain of threatening tears, her hand hurt and she thought she might be sick. She kept thinking, if only she could run out of the room — get away, not have to listen to any more. She deter- mined she couldn ' t keep looking at him, she wouldn ' t. She was afraid he might see her face — he would know how it was and that was the last thing she wanted. " There must cease man ' s inhumanity to man! Common words, trite words, yes, but someone will go on saying them until life is completely smothered. It ' s impossible to do anything about hope, you ' ll find it ' springing eternal ' in spite of its being old and hackneyed. How can we help? Give each other a leg-up in just the ordinary day to day living. Whenever I want to believe in the goodness, the worth of man, I remind myself of a little man I knew here. His name isn ' t important, but he was a fine professor who came to this college to teach. It was known by many people that he drew in advance against his salary and lived very poorly. His clothes were shabby, he almost never had more than a quarter to his name and no one understood what happened to the money he earned, which was by no means paltry. There were never outward evidences of any spending. One day, he had a heart attack and died imme- diately. It had also been noticed that a few months before his death, his circumstances had begun to improve generally, along with his manner of living. A short while later, I learned the story. It seemed that some years before, this man had interested a number of his friends in buying stock in a corporation which eventually failed. He was not responsible by law, as you well know; however, he took it upon himself within those next years to pay back every cent lost by his friends in the fiasco. It took half his life, but he died a happy man. " It was a simple story, simply told. The girl jerked her head toward the window. He was like the voice of conscience, this humble professor extraordinary — of course, that was it, like the gull that flew serenely across the river, straight and peacefully. She was ashamed, deeply ashamed. He was so good — if it were not true, would it be possible for one unassuming man to pry loose the set mould of a girl who knew v hat she wanted from life? She did not want to leave anymore, but as she came back to the classroom world, she let out a long sigh and said, " God . . . " He was erasing the words from the board. BEATRICE DOWD. Page Fifteen IN GRATITUDE The Heroism That Made It Possible CHERRY BALIBAN, USO PAUL HANEY, Army ELMORE DAY, Army ELEANOR KLEINE, Marines MORRILL RING, Army Page Sixteen GRADUATES OF 1946 " Be not disturbed about the future, for if you ever come to it, you will have the same rea- son for your guide which pre- serves you at present. " Page Seventeen ' ISSUES FROM THE HAND OF GOD, THE SIMPLE SOUL ' BETTY-BIRD AUSTIN, A.B. Elmira, New York Who ' s Who Among Students In American Colleges and Universities Posture Award 2 Dean ' s List 2, 3, 4 Senior Class President Student Government Secretary 3, 4 Class Secretary 2 Public Productions 2, 3, 4 International Relations Club Phi Mu Gamma Beebe ' s level-headed calmness has so often saved the situation for the Senior Class, that we shall somehow expect her to continue in this capacity long after she has deserted us for Mr. Bill Crispin. It can only be said that we are not surprised to find her good taste as obvious to him as it has been throughout four years to us. JUDICIOUS Page Eighteen TO A FLAT WORLD OF CHANGING LIGHTS AND NOISE CECILE FLORENCE BREAKSTONE, A. B. New York City, Mew York Stage Production International Relations Club Hillel Society ELFIN A mischievous disposition and a delight- ful child-like nature make Sissy both a torment and a delight. She has but to use her warm smile and crinkle up her almond eyes and in a moment her spell has been cast. If we can believe Mr. Connor, she might easily be " one of the little people, " our own personal leprichaun. Page Nineteen TO LIGHT, DARK, DRY O R DAMP, CHILLY OR WARM; ELIZABETH lANE COSTELLO, A.B. Brighton, Massachusetts Newman Club Kappa Gamma Chi It makes no difference whether Betty is holding her end alone in Forum Speaking or questioning the position of modal auxil- iaries, she will invariably find her way out of the quandry. The word " compro- mise " is foreign to her stubborn, individ- ualistic Irish nature. We love her and that strange Boston twang and wouldn ' t change either for the world. FORTHRIGHT Page Twenty J 1 6 QRAei’ltMG AT KISSES AND TOYS, LOUISE MARIE DE CAPRIO, A.B. Newtonville, Massachusetts Transferred from Boston University College of Liberal Arts, 1943 Emersonian Business Staff Friends of Emerson Editor Property Mistress 2, 3, 4 Dean ' s List 3, 4 COMPASSIONATE Ring Committee Chairman 4 Public Productions 2, 3, 4 Summer Theatre Literary Club The real " sunny Italian " has never been better personified than by Lulu. Intense, emotional and one of Emerson ' s outstand- ing actresses, she has, by dint of unrelent- ing effort, never-failing loyalty and the generosity in her heart for everyone, more than deserved the star she now rates on her dressing room door. Page Twenty-One ADVANCING BOLDLY, SUDDEN TO TAKE ALARM JANE PHYLISS DIONIS, A.B. Bridgeport, Connecticut Transferred from Connecticut Junior College, 1944 Janie finds her effervescent nature one not easily controlled, nor would we have her restrain it completely. Fler humour is the contagious kind, which like Falstaff ' s " is a source of wit in others as well as in him- self " and which also like his, makes us happier for having allowed ourselves to becom.e its victims. IRREPRESSIBLE Page Twenty-Two PLEASURE IN THE WIND, THE SUNLIGHT AND THE SEA; BEATRICE CLARK DOWD, A.B. Brooklyn, New York Emersonian Editor-in-Chief Who ' s Who Among Students In American Colleges and Universities Scholarships 1, 2, 3, 4 Dean ' s List 1, 2, 3, 4 Bursar ' s Assistant 1, 2, 3, 4 Class Treasurer 2 Public Productions 4 Summer Theatre International Relations Club, Vice-President 4 Literary Club In the stir of college life, we are apt to neglect the wonders that surround us — such as Dowd — Dowd, of the flame-iike hair, the intense speech (in several languages), who possesses that awesome combination of mind, at once mathematical and aesthetic, has a sensitivity of nature that places her in a venerable niche in the history of the class of ' 46 and, we predict, of posterity. TURBULENT Page Twenty-Three STUDIES THE SUNLIT PATTERN ON THE FLOOR KATHRYN SCOVEL FORDYCE, A.B. Newton, Massachusetts Transferred from Parsons College, Iowa, and Leland Powers, 1945 To be ' ' Emerson ' ' is both easy and diffi- cult. You either fit well or you never fit at all. From Kay ' s gentle manner and yet strangely forceful voice, we get the instant impression of a real Emersonian. We regret her too-short time with us, for her quiet dig- nity has helped temper our more rambunc- tious spirits. MATURE Page Twenty-Four AND RU NING STAGS AROUND A SILVER TRAY; JUNE ELAINE GLOVER, A.B. Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania Who ' s Who Among Students In American Colleges and Universities Scholarship 4 Kappa Gamma Chi Musical Dean ' s List 3, 4 Class Vice-President 3 RESPONSIVE Pan-Hellenic Association, Secretary 3 Public Productions 1, 2, 3, 4 International Relations Club, Secretary-Treasurer 4 Kappa Gamma Chi, Sergeant-at-Arms 2, President 3 Music is as much a part of June, as June is a vital part of Emerson. We think of her comic lyrics or her sentimental ballads, and the subtle humour and warm sympathy that belong to them. Whether in platform art class or across a table at the Espie, June ' s gift of audience contact never fails her. Page Twenty-Five CONFOUNDS THE ACTUAL AND THE FANCIFUL, LILLIAN THELMA GOUSE, A.B. Brookline, Massachusetts Hillel Society Though a firm believer in the principle of concentrated relaxation as the superior method of conduct through life, Lillian achieves her ends, while not methodically, with a certain graciousness we might well envy. Her charm lies in the fact that in her own way, she proves like the tortoise she can often " get there first. " DILATORY Page Twenly-Six CONTENT WITH PLAYING-CARDS AND KINGS AND QUEENS, ELEANOR AMANDA GREENE, A.B. Towanda, Pennsylvania Emersonian Business Staff Who ' s Who Among Students In American Colleges and Universities Junior Prom Queen Kappa Gamma Chi Musical Student Government Vice-President 3 Pan-Hellenic Association, Vice-President 4 Public Productions 1, 4 International Relations Club Literary Club Kappa Gamma Chi, Vice-President 3, President 4 The class of ' 46 realized early that Ellie was to reign uncontested over the domain first made supreme by Venus and Helen of Troy. Because of this, she became our Prom Queen, one of the two great honours bestowed during the year. She is our ir- refutable answer to those who continue to believe the expression " blonde, beautiful but dumb, " for in addition to the rest of her accomplishments, we can point to her un- usual literary appreciation. LQVELY Page Twenty-Seven WHAT THE FAIRIES DO AND WHAT THE SERVANTS SAY. Stagecraft Department 3, 4 Sophomore Hop Committee 2 Public Productions 2, 3, 4 Ever ready for a game of bridge or a pri- vate debate is Arline. The scope of her interests never ceases to amaze us. She will expound her theories on any subject at length, peppering the conversation liber- ally with her special brand of wit. CURIOUS Page Twenty-Eight IT PERPLEXES AND OFFENDS MORE, DAY BY DAY- NANCY GRIFFITH, B.L.L St. Petersburg, Florida Transferred from St. Petersburg Junior College, 1944 Public Productions 3, 4 VARIABLE The combination of a love for " Twelfth Night revelry " and a decided Southern background make Nancy the ideal com- panion or playmate for the day ' s changing moods. From the sublime to the ridiculous, it would be hard to forget her " In the rotunda, ladies and gents, in the rotunda! " Page Twenty-Nine THIS HEAVY BURDEN OF THE GROWING SOUL; ESTELLE LOUISE LALLY, B.L.I. Holyoke, Massachusetts Emersonian Business Staff Junior Prom Queen ' s Maid of Honour Pan-Hellenic Association, Secretary 4 Sophomore Hop Committee 2 Snow Ball Hop Committee 3 Public Productions 1, 2, 3, 4 International Relations Club, Publicity Director 3, 4 Phi Mu Gamma, Social Chairman 1, 2, 3, President 4 In any large group, there are always a few on whom the burden of the whole will lie. Happily for us, Stelle is one of these. Competent, reliable, trustworthy — all these words set her apart as the continually effi- cient committee and group leader. Owner of one of our finest voices as well, the import of any work is given a finer edge when Stelle is its interpreter. EFFECTUAL Page Thirty WEEK BY WEEK, OFFENDS AND PERPLEXES MORE LOIS MARKOFF, A.B. Norwich, Connecticut Public Productions 4 Hillel Society CHARMING One of the beauties of our class, Lois ' dark hair and eyes and creamy complexion seem to us wasted orr the cold severity of a microphone. Then, at a signal from the control room, we get a sample of her voice, inviting in its graciousness, persua- sive in its confidence, and we realize that television will be twice blessed. Page Thirty-One WITH THE IMPERATIVES OF ' IS AND SEEMS ' To • r, «“ ' oii T U si ; . ' -t, •» H I t " " w vO s ' ujr” ' CV4 sL JOi ' I I PATRICIA SCARBROUGH MAXWELL, A.B. r», » , ' ■ » Slingerlands, New York Transferred from Swarthmore, 1943 Emersonian Literary Editor Who ' s Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities May Oneen Brotherhood Week Award Dean ' s List 2, 3, 4 Class Secretary 3, 4 Public Productions 2, 3, 4 Summer Theatre International Relations Club Literary Club Phi Mu Gamma Quicksilver offers a clue to Max, elusive, mercurial. Certainly, we have established the fact of her quick sympathy and silent strength, even as we have the disappear- ance of her original remoteness. For her unimpeachable integrity, her green eyes and angular face (about which she worries so needlessly), we want Max every time. ENIGMATIC Page Thirty-Two AND MAY AND MAY NOT, DESIRE AND CONTROL. Transferred from Marjorie Webster School of Speech, 1944 Public Productions 3, 4 Kappa Gamma Chi Her Southern origin may account for her party craze, but Boston, more particularly Harvard, is responsible for her partiality toward the Navy. Gray ' s dreamy eyes, angelic as the halo of her candlelit hair, behind any of those pastel harlequins, re- veal the idealistic strain in her vibrant personality. BELLE Page Thirty-Three SARAH ELLA PLEXICO, A.B., A.M. Salisbury, North Carolina Transferred from Greensboro College, 1944 Emersonian Business Manager George Sand Memorial Contest Dean ' s List 3, 4 Like a multi-faceted diamond, Plex epi- tomizes " the glorious whole " made by the discarding of unnecessary parts through the cutting of an eager and sure craftsman. She is everything Emerson could hope to achieve in us during four years of effort, and she, along with all great artists encour- ages us to follow, while executing the example with the most flawless ease imaginable. Public Productions 3, 4 Summer Theatre International Relations Club DOMINANT Page Thirty-Four SHIRLEY REGINA POLIAN, A.B. Dorchester, Massachusetts Cap and Gown Committee Chairman Public Productions 1 Hillel Social Committee 4 Sigma Delta Chi, Vice-President 4 Beneath Shirley ' s gentle reticence we sense an alert and studious mind, set off by touches of humour and sorority activity. She typifies the addage " Still waters run deep " and we are fortunate that once in a while we glimpse those depths. QUIESCENT Page Thirty-Five BEHIND THE ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITTANICA. MARY ELIZABETH RUSSELL, A.B. Boonville, New York Emersonian Photography Editor Open Forum 3, 4 Newman Club 3, 4 i Complete honesty, disarming sincerity, and a betraying diffidence gives us the candid hundred pounds that are Russell. Tearing the mask from all would-be affectation, she suggests a way of living for others whose inclinations are anomalous and unpat- terned. INGENUOUS Page Thirty-Six IRRESOLUTE AND SELFISH, MISSHAPEN, LAME, MARILYN LOIS SAFTEL, A.B. Newton Centre, Massachusetts Hillel Society, Membership Committee 4 Sigma Delta Chi 2, 3, 4 Though you might never suspect it, there ' s a method behind Marillyn ' s blond smile. Precision and planning are responsible for the praiseworthy results of her work, results which she will be most happy to clarify with her well-considered opinion. DETERMINED Page Thirty-Seven ISSUES FROM THE HAND OF TIME THE SIMPLE SOUL if jf- k v. -O ' •4 , BONNNIE lEAN SANDERSON, B.L. Belmont, Massachusetts 5U- Emersonian Business Stah Class Vice-President 2 Junior Prom Committee Sophomore Hop Committee Public Productions 1, 2, 3, 4 Summer Theatre Kappa Gamma Chi, Social Chairman 4 One could never overlook Bonnie Jean — there ' s that certain " je ne sais quoi, " intan- gible, indefinable, but nonetheless persist- ently emanating from her vitality. Gradu- ally, the gift she is constantly employing for us in so many different roles, has been perfected from the early stages of the imi- tator, the monologuist, to the now supreme soubrette. We are willing to guarantee she will soon bring it successfully to the atten- tion of Broadway audiences. SOUBRETTE Page Thirty-Eight UNABLE TO FARE FORWARD OR RETREAT, MILDRED SCHWARTZ, A.B. Far Rockaway, Long Island, New York Emersonian, Contributing Editor Who ' s Who Among Students In American Colleges and Universities Junior Prom Queen Attendant Dean ' s List 2 Class Vice-President 4 w y Class Social Chairman Public Productions 1, 2, 3, 4 Hillel Society Sigma Delta Chi From her deeply introspective, and often unfathomable nature, it is not always pos- sible to get an absolutely clear picture of Milly. She at once presents a seeming contradiction, the paradox of a great emo- tional fire held severely in check by the restraint of breeding and taste. It is with gratitude that we think of what she has added to our supply of worthwhile mem- ories. UNIQUE Page Thirty-Nine FEARING THE WARM REALITY, THE OFFERED GOOD, New York City, New York Emersonian Business Staff, Advertising Committee Chairman Hillel Society, Membership Committee 4 Sigma Delta Chi, Treasurer 4, Social Chairman 4 Soss ' indefatigability is one of the major marvels of the Senior Class. Like the post- man, " no element can stop this messenger, " and like the Mounties, " she always gets her man, " so that when this small package of dynamic energy begins to look your way, decide instantly either to remain and submit, or leave forever by the first exit. Do not be deceived however, she is still one of our favourite people. INTENT Page Forty LEAVING DISORDERED PAPERS IN A DUSTY ROOM; KATHARINE GRACE SQUIRES, B.L.I. Dallas, Texas Transferred from Texas State College for Women, 1944 George Sand Memorial Contest Public Productions 3, 4 Summer Theatre Kappa Gamma Chi, Vice-President 4 Emersonians are of the opinion that the " loan " of the Lone Star State has been both generous and fortunate. The reason is, of course, Kagy, our attractive Texan. While she never actually speaks of ropes and steers, or cowboys and " the Alamo, " some- how, when her eyebrows fly up and her drawl becomes pronounced, she has the knack of making us feel nostalgic for a place we have never known. VIVID Page Forty-One BLANCHE STERN, A.B. New York City, New York Pan-Hellenic Association, Treasurer 4 Junior Prom, Social Committee Sophomore Hop Committee Public Productions 1 Hillel Society, Social Committee 4 Sigma Delta Chi, Social Chairman 3, President 4 Because she is restrained in her activity, the place to discover the real Bonnie is behind the closed doors of a certain sixth floor suite. Perpetually surrounded by ad- miring friends, she typifies the good com- panion. PLACID Page Forty-Two Emersonian Business Staff Dean ' s List 4 SHIRLEY MAE SURRETTE, A.B. Gloucester, Massachusetts Transferred from Salem Teachers College, 1944 Public Productions 3, 4 Phi Mu Gamma, Secretary Shirley ' s French strain is obvious not only in the brown depths of her long-lashed eyes, but equally in the chic with which she wears her Vogue creations. It can be seen, too, by the neat, thorough manner in which she attacks her work and all prob- lems posed to her, and in the resulting conclusions that are double-checked by her sound logic and stability. WHOLESOME Page Forty -Three LIVING FIRST IN THE SILENCE AFTER THE VIATICUM. LOIS ELIZABETH THOMPSON, B.L.I. Freedom, Maine Posture Award 3 Class Treasurer 3, 4 Public Productions 1, 2, 3, 4 Kappa Gamma Chi We love Tommie ' s continually happy dis- position and fine sportsmanship. We love the way she bolsters our flagging spirits, and yes, even the thought that she is trick- ing us with laughter into rendering " Caesar ' s tribute " on time. Comedienne par excellence. Internal Revenue Collector v ithout equal, we only hope Merton appre- ciates his good luck. BUOYANT Page Forty-Four PRAY FOR THIS ONE WHO MADE A GREAT FORTUNE, HONEY WALDMAN, A.B. Forest Hills, Long Island, New York Stagecraft 2 Dean ' s List 4 Public Productions 2, 3, 4 Summer Theatre International Relations Club Hillel Society Sigma Delta Chi H is for the happiness she brings us, O is for the other things, you see, N means never will she try to leave us, E means dear old Doctor Essie Bradley, Y stands for the " yes " she smiles so freely — Put them all together, they spell Honey, The dearest girl in this year ' s Senior Class. GENEROUS Page Forty-Five AND THAT ONE WHO WENT HIS OWN WAY. Emersonian, Contributing Editor Scholarship 4 Public Productions 1, 2 International Relations Club, President 4 Literary Club The delicacy of an Ariel, the loveliness of a Perdita, the courage of a Kate — these are the essences, our keys to the beautiful soul of Connie. Her vari-coloured moods run from the poetic intensity of her ecstatic heights to the disconsolate brooding of her depressions. She is that substance as transitory as the wings of a humming bird, that " thing of beauty " which indeed " will never pass into nothingness. " FRAGILE Page Forty-Six THELMA WITTEN, A.B. Jacksonville, Florida Transferred from University of Tennessee, 1944 Stage Production Cap and Gown Committee Junior Prom Committee Public Productions 3, 4 International Relations Club, Program Committee Chairman Tee has given us much beside a breath of the South. There was the aristocratic austerity of Lady Raynor, the amazing robustness of Sir Toby Belch, and the med- dling busybody that was Dona Paco. On all of these, she left her particular imprint, a composite of comprehension, experience and flexibility governed by her willingness to be directed. She is a sign, a hope — the successful link between North and South. IMPRESSIVE Page Forty-Seven DEXTER WRIGHT REYNOLDS, A.M. Middlebury, Vermont Scholarship 4 Summer School Scholarship Who ' s Who Among Students In American Colleges and Universities Kappa Gamma Chi Musical Dean ' s List 3 Student Government President 4 Class President 2, 3 Class Treasurer 1 Intra-Class Dance Chairman 2, 3 Junior Prom Committee Sophomore Hop Committee Chairman Public Productions 1, 2, 3, 4 Literary Club Brotherhood Week Award With one glance above, it can be plainly seen that though last, he certainly is far from least, for such is Dexter ' s fame that he has become almost an institution at Emerson. His record speaks more eloquent- ly than could any of his classmates, but we, who hove been his friends would like to add a parting word. His conscientious attitude, his beautiful voice and the sensi- bility of his interpretations have endeared him to us forever. SENSITIVE Page Forty-Eight THE THREE GREAT HONORS THE MAY QUEEN PATRICIA MAXWELL THE PROM QUEEN ELEANOR GREENE Page Forty-Nine THE SENIOR CLASS HISTORY Dexter sat in the smoker, feeling the hard bench at his back and watched the smoke from his cigarette curl its lithe arms about other twisting arms from other cigarettes. There was a definite pattern to this, he thought, the effort to escape from its irrevocable destiny, the unwilling blending and the final great unit — he shook himself — it was only the warm air rising to the ceiling. Strange, he thought, some- where, once before, that same idea occurred to me while I was smoking. Where was it, where — ? And then he remembered — when he was a Freshman . . . Dexter sat in the smoker, feeling the hard bench at his back and watched the smoke from his cigarette curl out, up and away and pondered the problem at hand. Dexter was serious as a freshman and determined to make good. His star had already begun to throw off a few sparks, and because he was sincere, he worried about what might happen to the Freshman Class in 1942 without the help of Morrill and Elmore. The war first began to move close that year and Emerson could not very easily step out of its path. Morrill was our president, very gentle, kind and intelligent. It was not strange that his voice and person were chosen to play God in " Hannele. " Our fears were realized; Morrill and Elmore both went to the Army soon afterwards. We were not all misfortune though — there were days when we were very happy. For example, there were the usual receptions, and Hell Week in a class by itself, and those unforgettable serio-comic anatomy periods. Then too, the Convo. day came when we, under Mr. Shaw ' s direction, gave " The Women, " which if not the most successful venture undertaken at Emerson was certainly one of the most widely dis- cussed. Bobbie Rice and Dottie Thompson, now married, awoke next morning to find themselves famous figures. There was a song, too, that will always recall Freshman Year, a little ditty entitled " Take Me Back To New York, " usually sung by Cherry Baliban and Ian Hall, as we all hastened to have Miss Riddell strengthen our pec- torals. In Mr. Connor ' s classes, two very striking pearls, by no means paired, but each individually precious and valuable, were discovered. Millie Schwartz was one and Stelle Lally the other. Millie, always so calm and reflective outwardly, was unmis- takably passionate and intense within, strange and paradoxical. It was a memorable Saturday when Stelle, who seemed more contained than usual, gave Amy Lowell ' s " Patterns. " The voice that was the extraordinary example of Mr. Kenney ' s command, " Down on the vocal cords! " will always ring in our memories with, " Christ! What are patterns for? " Then it was spring and we knew we soon must lose Paul Haney, our Comp expert, whose criticisms were too good to be missed. As the semester turned, we had already lost our wonderful Dr. Wiley, for whose acquaintance alone it was worth coming to Emerson. She was replaced by our quite winning, loyal and very dear Mrs. Standish. It would be unfair to forget that inimitable pair of creators, who fur- nished us with much merriment on joint topics, such as " Ah Spring! " and " Boh Spring! " — namely Lib Rickards (now Eisenhardt, having just married her Harris) and Ronnie Caulfield, a fascinating girl. The only other event in this first year evolved Page Fifty around the writing of a love letter by a strange, aloof girl named Beatrice Dowd. It was singular in that what she had apparently never tried or wanted to do in the entire year was accomplished within a day following its reading. She became known throughout the school and many realized that this was to be a future literary light. The tragic episode of the Coconut Grove left its mark on all of us, especially with the loss of two Emersonians. It was as though a pall had fallen over the city so completely that any natural levity became smothered in the general unhappiness. Dexter thought, on remembering, that it was odd how much there was to us, even in the beginning . . . We started off on the wrong foot as Sophs, he thought, now that he could laugh at it. Maybe it would be a good thing to abolish hazing and Freshman-Soph night — it certainly would have been better for us. How much Emerson property was ruined that unfortunate evening will probably never be entirely known! At any rate, it ' s past, and we did try to make reparation. We were growing not only mentally, but as a group. 1943 brought us Max, of the green slanting eyes and harlequins. Max, whose vocal husk and clean-cut, sure way of executing her activities made her a worthy opponent and all-round good sport. There was Lulu, too, of the generous, tender nature who gradually headed herself toward the Emerson dramatic goal. Bobby Guest was born, in a manner of speaking (we are fond of saying, as the son of Edgar A.) that year, as was also, the combination Guest-Reynolds, which first achieved prominence in " Turandot. " Dexter laughed as he remembered his rags persistently falling and Bobby ' s sudden decision to end it all by tearing them right off — v hich he proceeded to do. Honey became one of us and if at first we thought her interesting but quiet, it was only because we little imagined the rollicking, side-splitting Dr. Essie Bradley she was later to become in " The Man Who Came To Dinner. " Miss Frees was Soph dramatic director and under her we found " Midsummer Night ' s Dream " a success. Though we had outgrown our foolhardy Freshman days, we had the courage to set a precedent with our Sophomore Hop, held at the Miles Standish. We were proud we had contributed a compensatory offering for our " over-eager " beginning. Com- mencement brought us Phyl and Barney playing " Claudia " and " David, " and every- one wondered how much was acting and how much was real. By this time, Bonnie Jean ' s monologues had become as famous as Mary Russell ' s scream-like sneeze, and so, we were two years on our way. The losses of Mr. Wade and his amazing sets, along with that of Dean Higgins and his magic, made us feel that life was a series of peopled progressions, wherein only those could be retained v ith whose circle we joined and remained. Dexter thought, " Why we were almost Juniors then . . . " Being Juniors brought us many changes, he mused, additions and subtractions. We became restless, searching, and the mental growing pains had begun in earnest. We had a deadline, and many seemed to know it. Had not Mr. Shaw said, in those wonderful Psych classes, that by twenty-one we would have reached the peak of " the period of maturation, " and that we would be thinking as well as we ever could? Page Fifty-One We absorbed from Dr. McKinley and the I. R. C., and Dr. Gray-Smith ' s academic and scholarly course in Philosophy. There was Mr. Kenney who helped us withstand the alternate buffetings of Mrs. Kay and the Drama, by his " Tell me " and " Use the gover- nor, boy! " And there were student highlights too, for though we scarcely suspected it then, Sarah, " our Plex, " was during the year to find herself with the Junior Academy Award, as Emerson ' s most attractive promise to the future. We added Kagy, the engaging Texan, and Gray, another young lady from south of the Mason-Dixon Line. The South claimed us that year, since besides these two, she sent us from her very heart. Tee and Nancy of Florida. " Gloucester by the Sea " offered Shirley Surrette, and her gentleness and intelligence made us accept without hesitation. " Merrily We Roll Along " was the first play of importance in arena style, and because of it, we discovered the element of greatness in Lulu. Dexter thought, with not a few sighs, of the work that had gone into the preparation of that prize of all male roles, " Romeo. " (The success of his performance can only be measured by the fact that he remained our president and most outstanding student for his third suc- cessive year — Ed.) " Romeo and Juliet " brought forth other memorable pieces of acting — Phyl ' s " Potion Scene, " Mai ' s incomparable " Tybalt " and Bob ' s " Queen Mab " speech. " Dinner At Eight " will long be an unforgettable experience, as we remember Porgy Miller ' s soft blonde hair and blue gown in strange contradiction to the hard-faced, raucous-voiced toughie she managed to portray so astonishingly. Noteworthy mention in " Lady Windermere ' s Fan " went to Plex ' s versatility in playing the part of a woman sufficiently old to have been her great-aunt and sufficiently well to have convinced us completely. Max became our May Queen and a more quietly serene or dignified one it would have been difficult to recall. Nor were we overly surprised that Elite Greene was crowned the Queen of our Junior Prom, since her loveliness had long since been taken for granted by us all. Millie and Stelle were members of her court, and they, plus the great amount of pulchritude that we like to think constitutes Emerson, made the Prom and the Parker House an unblemished memory. Constance Emily Glenna, our aesthetic red-head, gave us some of our most breath-taking moments that year, for not unlike Shakespeare, she wrote " laughing prose and lovely poetry. " Bet Costello confounded Dr. Parkhurst with such striking, almost brilliant arguments, in German third year class that the latter could only shake her head in puzzlement. We knew it was more of a smile than an admonition, though, as well as the luck of the Irish. It is impossible to see Lois Thompson ' s large expressive eyes without thinking of her Figaro ,the source of much of our happiest laughter, when the Pantomime class under Mrs. Levillain brought us a new version of the little story " Pinnochio. " The fun of the year is almost always concentrated in the melodrama, and the Juniors ' " Ticket of Leave Man " was no exception. Jack Reilly ' s stammering rogue, Bobby ' s " Cheer Up Cuthbert — You ' ll Soon Be Dead! " and June Glover ' s rendition of " The Doors Swing In And The Doors Swing Qut " kept Emerson in stitches until — again, we lost someone, but this time it was the whole nation ' s loss. President Roosevelt died, and we mourned along with the world . . . Page Fifty-Two Dexter pondered that as Seniors we had understood. The world is a constant succession of losses and gains, sometimes greater and sometimes smaller. We lost a president, and we hoped we had gained a peace. That peace had come while we were all in summer school. We walked through miles of paper V-J night and finally- exhausted, went into a Hayes-Bickford only to find that they had no food but prunes. We were quite hysterical with excitement, as Bobby kept saying, " Do you realize weTl never see another night like this again! " Yes, Dexter muttered to himself, we realized, for we were indeed advancing in wisdom and age, and life had already become as complex as Dr. McKinley had predicted. There were more changes: Presi- dent Ross retired after thirty-eight years at Emerson and the new President Green seemed extremely capable of carrying on successfully the immense job which lay ahead of him. BB Austin became our well-chosen Class President, for life as well as for the year, and Bee Dowd, kno-wn now anywhere from Beer to Bizarre, chiefly because she had surprised everyone by getting the part of " the bundle of rags " in the Broadway revival of " Pygmalion " which starred Gertrude Lawrence, became our Emersonian Editor-in-Chief. Boss, who had always been successful in monetary mat- ters, began her famous " contribute campaigns, " for the Yearbook, Hillel and Sigma Delta Chi. The new school building, 126, was officially opened at our Intra-Class Dance after much scrubbing, brushing and cleaning on the part of all Emerson students. The first ploy scheduled is " Proscenium, " he thought, and inaudibly, Dexter whispered a prayer for its success as well as for the venture once again into Shakespeare — this time, " Twelfth Night. " Somehow, we ' re not as fearful as we used to be, because now there is a certain assurance about us that could only stem from Emerson training. We know that these undertakings will go off well, for we have faith in the past and confi- dence in our abilities. And there are many things remaining before we must lecn e Emerson — the newly formed Literary Club under Bobby ' s guidance. Sneak Day, the Senior Ball and so on . . . Dexter sat in the smoker, feeling the hard bench at his back and watched the smoke from his cigarette follow its irrevocable pattern and mulled over the problem at hand. He was serious once again, though now the status was changed to that of Senior — and not just an ordinary Senior, but — president of Student Government. Dexter sat pondering the problems of tomorrow, while the smoke like lithe arms fell softly about his shoulders . . . Night, Faithful acolyte Of the dark blue cassock. Snuffs out the altar flares Of thought. BEATRICE DOWD Page Fifty-Three " O WAD SOME POW ' R THE GIFTIE GIE US Page Fifty-Four TO SEE OURSELS AS ITHERS SEE US! " Page Fifty-Five SUMMER SCHOOL PRODUCTIONS 1945 Kaufman and Hart ' s THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Guest, Sanderson and Lawlor Shaw ' s YOU NEVER CAN TELL Lawlor, Rangow, Plexico, De Caprio, and Reynolds Guest, Rangow, Plexico, Lawlor, and Di Stefano Page Fifty-Six THE SOLEMN, WISTFUL, RATHER SAD SENIOR SUMMER PLAYERS. LONSDALE ' S ONCE IS ENOUGH Back row: Maxwell, Plexico, Waldman, Squires and Dowd Seated on couch: Reynolds. Seated on iloor: De Caprio Reynolds and De Caprio Left to right: Dowd, Reynolds, Waldman, McAlister, Plaxico, De Caprio, Di Stefano, Barmann, Plexico, and Guest Page Fifty-Seven JUNIOR CLASS First row: Copeland, Slater, Mathis, Eaton, Lipman, Sullivan, Guest, Peyser, Garris, Touzjian, Broussard, Dempsey Second row: Grossman, Tyrrell, Strassburger, Greenbaum, Kessler, Levitan, Molot, Schatz, Portong, Solomon Third row: Broude, Adler, Wheeler, Leary, Coplan, Ducharme, Fisher, Davis, and Black President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer . ROBERT GUEST . NATALIE FISHER VIRGINIA DEMPSEY NANCY COPELAND Guest climbed upon the table in Room 15. crossed his legs before him Moslem fashion, ran his fingers absent-mindedly through his hair, and grinned upon us slyly. The Freshman Class had come into its own. We were probably very young that year — I don ' t remember. We were the dreamers of dreams; we were confident, we were sure, we were not well salted down. They hazed us, they helped us, they trimmed our sail, and gave us the sextant to plot our course We had our Intra-Class Dance at the Sheraton, and we gave a tea for the outgoing seniors that year — we set a precedent. Guest climbed again upon the table and hailed us for his friends. He was sly, he was witty, he was clever, and we unde rstood. If he were our navigator, v e were his crew. We had sailed well. Though the reefs had been many, we had not run aground. Our sophomore productions showed our progress. We had felt our way, we had grasped the technique. The Christmas party was crowned with spirit and fun. Thrice Guest has ascended the table. " What ' s it like? " , we ask him. " It ' s a head- ache, " he says, grinning and waving his hand. He means that as juniors we ' re well on the way. He means that our dreams are bigger and more numerous and that we know now how to work on making them come true. He means that the cargo this voyage is great and that the gunwhale may well feel the crest of the wave. " Kids! " , Guest says. " Aye, aye, sir! " , we answer. Page Fifty-Eight SOPHOMORE CLASS First row: Crane, Howe, Perkins, Werner, Herman, Kinoian, Hodgson, Rossmann, Parritz, Wing, Taddeo Second row: Fisher, Rohnstock, Ormsby, Keyes, Crystal, Zelmyer, Levin, Coleman, Lavender, Robinson Third row: Gibbs, Di Stefano, Halsey, Howes, Silverman, Gonyer. Galloway, Clapp, Chandler, Pike Fourth row: Jones, Arnold, Sheehan, Kahn, Clements, Bornstein, Chalice, English, Lathas, Grzebien President MARY KINOIAN Vice-President GEORGE GRZEBIEN Secretary MARY CRANE Treasurer BARBARA- ANN ARNOLD Having once been accepted as part of Emerson, we, as Sophomores, have found it very difficult to keep track of the time that marks our lives into semesters. Before, " tempus fugit " was only an empty phrase signifying the fears of our eiders. Now that we are beginning to grasp the actual meaning, we hope our honest effort to make every minute count will not be lost. Emerson ' s confidence in us will do much to speed us to our goal. It has bee n wonderful to hove become even a small segment in the life of Emerson, for in so doing, Emerson has grown to be an all-important part of our own lives. From the very beginning of Freshman Theatre Productions, right through to the much feared final exams, it has been wonderful. This year, too, has already hit a new high in our conducting of the Freshman hazing, and the plans we have made for the solving of the ever-present problem, the smoker. Since the beginning has been made well, our good faith established, and a sense of over-all unity achieved, we shall hope the faith of the upperclassmen and those expecting us to carry on will be justified. We will do all we can, for we believe firmly at last, that " tempus fugit " ! Page Fifty-Nine FRESHMAN CLASS First row: Hartley, Poison, Hodgdon, Eisenberg, Roblin, Griffin, Santini, Shahon, De Camp, Carlton, Boodakian Second row: Harvey, Talmadge, Braunsdorf, Shulins, Rich, Morse, Smart, Mcttinson, Rajkowskl, Shudt, Coutu, Koltonski Third row: Nickole, Maiman, Chaiken, Bird, Stuart, Heitman, Phillips, Young, Allen, Blair, Rideout, Wharton Fourth row: Metcalfe, Maretz, Ziff, Rosensladt, Kerlin, Rice, Barnes, Skenian, Levine, Bronstein, Hoffman, Karas, Flaherty President Vice-President Secretary- Treasurer Social Chairman . JAMES GRIFFIN . ELAINE STUART PATRICIA KOLTONSKI . ANNETTA ELAM . . RUTH RIDEOUT Standing in the doorway of a new era in our lives, we, the Freshman Class, are proud to salute Emerson as our Alma Mater. To all other Emersonians we give our word that we shall try to make you equally as proud of our endeavors and accom- plishments. The new class of ' 49 got under way with the passing of " Hell Week, " proving that we were sporting enough to be considered on an equal footing with the upper- classmen. During our first class meeting, Freshman officers were elected to lead us in our coming activities. We were right in keeping with the times too, for Navy Veteran James Griffin became our earnest and sincere president. Our history lies in the future, and for the future we turn to you, Emerson, with all the hopes and aspirations in our hearts. Page Sixty PROSE AND POETRY " I shall never forget you; never escape your memory woven about the beautiful things of life.” IN THE BEGINNING THERE WAS AN APPLE TREE The house where I was born stood on a hill, and from my bedroom window you could look off across the city to other hills — the foothills of the Berkshires. It was my grandfather ' s house, and at first I think I must have imagined that they were my grandfather ' s hills, but of course, they weren ' t, except for the little one in the back yard where the apple tree grew. The bedroom that 1 speak of faced the north and the street. It was a large room with high walls and dark panelling, and on the walls was the paper that had been sent for from France just before I was born. The paper was for me, but it was really my grandfather ' s paper, covered with huge aristocratic red and blue peacocks, much too stiff and pompous for a child. I am sure my grand- father loved me — looking back 1 can remember the little things, the ways he tried to show me, but it was different then. At first I was only afraid of him. He was a brusque and busy man, distinguished-looking , and a little foreboding, too stubborn and too arrogant to ever have many friends. 1 remember Wednesdays very clearly in those days-— the Rotary Club met, and my grandfather didn ' t come home to lunch. It meant that 1 could talk at table, and later, play some very noisy game like " Ollie, Ollie Infree " with the little girl who lived at the bottom of the hill. On other days. Grandfather served, and 1 sat very quietly, not eating very much because I was never hungry, and listening very hard to everything Grandfather said, because he liked to have people listen. Once he had excused himself from the table to go upstairs for his afternoon nap in the library, Grandma would give me a red and white striped peppermint, and I would go out to suck on it under the apple tree, where I could sail leaves in the bird bath. Grand- father and I were very proud of the apple tree. Grandfather particularly — he had planted it there when the house was first built — a fine, strong McIntosh tree, that threw a lot of shade. Towards early fall, I used to like to reach up and pick an apple while I sat there in the afternoon, though not at any other time, because Grandfather v ould hove seen me, and he never let me pick the apples. I think he was afraid that I might pull a branch down too far, and strain the limb. The apples were good, juicy, smooth and cool and they tasted tart with the tong of the peppermint still in my mouth. Later on in the year after the leaves had fallen, and Grandfather had raked them up into a pile for burning, I liked to jump in them, to go diving down into the red and gold and brown, and then listen to t hem crackle as I squirmed my way up and shook them off. I used to let out a long piercing squeal with every jump, until Grandfather came out himself one day to stop it. I didn ' t go to the apple tree again until early the next spring. Sometimes in the evening, I was allowed to sit in the living room for an hour before I was sent to bed. It was then, that Grandfather told about the place in England where he had lived v hen he was a boy, and once when I went to his chair to kiss him goodnight, he told me to dream about butterflies and daisies, but it was such a strange thing for him to say, that it frightened me a little. The year I turned ten. Grandfather began to graft other apples onto the tree; it was also the year that he and my father quarreled. I don ' t think that I was afraid of him after that. I remember waking up one night when they had forgotten to close my door. I could hear their voices, low and sharp, and I crept to the top of the stairs to hear what they were saying. It was something about money, and my grand- father was very angry. He kept using the word " in-laws, " and in some vague way, I realized that he was blaming my mother. I didn ' t stay to hear the rest of it, I knew Page Sixty-Two I had already heard something that I was never intended to hear. Alter I had crawled back into bed a big lump whelmed up slowly in my throat. Grandfather didn ' t like us — he didn ' t like Mommie, and Mornmie was part of us, the gay, gentle part. And then, ever so little at first, 1 began to hate him. Nothing was ever said to me about that night, but things changed after that. Grandma looked unhappy, and once when she found me sitting under the apple tree, she told me that my grandfather was a very headstrong man, and I knew it must be hard for her, because she loved him. Then, the rest of the family stopped coming to my grandfather ' s house on weekends, and he went to bed early, and didn ' t talk very much. The apples went sour on the tree that year, and my grandfather went sour too. It seemed as if neither of them could stand the grafting. With the tree, it was a different kind of apple, with my grandfather, it was a different sort of person. We moved away from my grandfather ' s house that year, and 1 think that he was glad to have us go. This summer we went back again. Grandfather has been sick, and Grandma isn ' t there to take care of him anymore. No one said they were sorry — we just went back. I don ' t think that Grandfather cares about things much. The apple tree blew down in the storm the other night, and when I told him about it the next morning, he just lifted one eyebrow slightly and nodded his head. JOANNE BLACK, Junior MY CREATION I ' d love to be an actress. To be behind the scenes To laugh and love and live a life Of which one only dreams. To know the great excitement Of, " Curtain Going Up! " The work, the practice, and the play — Would be the honey in my cup. Oh, to go upon the stage. If only to pretend To live the life I ' ll never have — Would be a thousand lives again! RUTH RIDEOUT, Freshman Page Sixty-Three BEST SELLER Once there was a young writer who sat on a bench in the park and said, " Now, I will see life. " A woman walked by and looked at him. Her eyes were dark ana her face heavily rouged. She was a prostitute. " This is a part of it, " he said. " I will put it in my book. " Soon a soldier walked by with his wife and child. They were Negroes. The soldier was singing. " This is a part of it, " the writer said. " I will put it in my book. " A drunk reeled by, uncertainly, and stopped to ask a passer-by for a dime. This, too, is a part of it, " the writer said. And there were many others who passed that day — a young mechanic with soiled overalls and grease on his face, a tall woman with furs who looked neither to the left nor right. The young writer rose. " Now I have seen life, " he said. " I will put it all in my book. I will write a great novel. " And so the book was written; it was published; and it was sold. The people bought the book. The people who lived shut up in their square brownstone worlds bought the book. They read it, but they did not understand. They were too far away from it to understand. The people bought the book. The people in the smoke-covered dirty houses bought the book — the drunk, the prostitute. They read it, but they did not understand. They were too close to it to understand. And years later the writer read his book again. " It was not good, " he said. " Now I am not sure that even I can understand. " And he tore the pages from the book and threw them into the gutter. The little rivers of rain sopped into them, and the print faded. The sun shone on them and made them brown and stiff. The people walked on them. And they became a part of the street. LAMENT THE STORY OF A DAISY In a field, beneath a tree, I was sad and so alone. They were all in bloom but me. And I was still half-grown. At last, I was a daisy grown. This made me lurn quite bold. My blossoms were the fairest; I was lovely to behold. All day long I wailed and sighed. And I was sad indeed, ' Till suddenly I had a thought — " It ' s vitamins I need! " I was very proud of me, I held my head up high, I ignored my relatives. And spoke only with the sky. So I started taking sunshine pills And drops of sparkling dew. I guess this diet agreed with me For heavens, how I grew! But alas, my pride is at an end. For soon I ' ll be quite dead. A yellow cow just wandeied by — And nibbled off my head! RACHEL KEYES, Sophomore Page Sixty-Four FILAGREE Tendrils of the wild grape, strange, searching fingers; Pale network on petals of the v hite iris; Bright tracery of ice crystals on gray flagstones; Melody of slender oboes woven through high flute-notes; Colour of the moon on little ruffled waves; O wordless prayer of a sylph incarnate in firm silver; Filagree, in my hand! DEPARTURE Awareness of your going fell Like silence, difficult to tell; And like the slight yet certain shock One feels wit h the stopping of a clock, 1 realized the sudden loosing of your touch Then say 1 should not grieve so much, But here at the last is more than pain. For one may start a clock again. BEATRICE DOWD JIGSAW PUZZLE To those quick, jumpy, nearsighted eyes, the picture seemed a masterpiece of perfection. It couldn ' t be an easy task picking, choosing, placing those pieces of every credible size, every incredible shape. There was a child-like eagerness, though, to see a pretty coloured picture, so it had been accomplished swiftly. It didn ' t matter that the sun was black, and the earth was red and the little purple people were standing on their heads. Tomorrow v ould see it ready to be built again, and if the next hands were as reckless, there would at last come eyes not blind. For time was endless and the pieces were made of steel. MILDRED SCHWARTZ Page Sixty-Five SUMMER RAIN The crowded clothesline cast a slanted shadow on the ground. It was late after- noon, and the wind had given up its argument v ith the clothes long ago, leaving them motionless like a string of paper cut-outs. Apparently, the law of gravity was working overtime, for the air weighed down upon the earth, and the world moved, if it moved at all, with great effort. Slamming doors cracked noisily in the heat, and tired voices calling to children turned to moans as they drifted in an arc toward the ground. Occasionally, the squeak of bicycle tires from over the hill announced the return home of a hungry boy. The rubber tires almost stuck to the macadam which was slowly trickling away into the ditch. The grass wilted, and flowers drooped in pain. No spund, no breath broke the stillness. High overhead, dirty clouds massed, waiting for the signal to blot out the sun. The sun was fighting desperately to control the earth until it had to seek new lands to shine upon. Then, there was a sudden burst of activity in the streets Red buses labored to a stop to expel weary business men who scattered on the sweltering roads. Each set his own pace, created his own breeze, and kept within his space. Most carried smudgy newspapers. Their hats were balanced on the backs of their heads like sailors ' , and there was a slight give-way to their whole appearance. They van ished into the solid houses without leaving so much as an echo on the air. As the earth ' s silence increased, the sky ' s activity also grew. The clouds raced across the heavens in orderly confusion. A serene wind brushed the treetops, but was afraid to come nearer the static objects on the ground. A great shadow fell over the earth. Time stopped for a moment, just a moment. And it began to rain. SUMMER NIGHTS Summer nights are sad. All nature shrinks in cowardice before The melancholy summons of the dusk, Paving the way for night To send high spirits Rocketing earthward. From the distant fields The sobbing songs of crickets warn all souls To venture not abroad, while from the ground Frightening waves of cold Stab at warm bodies And melt into tears. The world pretends indifference. Seeks sleep, and prays for morning. PATRICIA MAXWELL Page Sixty-Six THE UNBROKEN CYCLE The brook was only a stream, a tiny stream flowing down a mossy embankment to a distant pond. Every day I saw it us I passed in the commuting train above the slope. The first time was in winter — one of those winter days when spring seems to be pressing against her tomb and begs to be remembered and released. 1 could hear spring that day, in the voice of the stream as it played upon the ice. It was that day I met Michael, Michael with such a strange life behind him and so much to give, more than anyone I had ever known. We gave of each other unrestrainedly, gave of our thoughts, our time, our ideas, our companionship. The mornents we thought of the future and the restrictions which time would only increase, were few, and those few times were fraught with a rosy-eyed idealism which was an inherent part of our relationship. Spring pressed the earth more strongly one day and found herself free. The brook turmoiled itself into a waterfall and broke into pinwheels of silver. With the summer, came the realization that " forsaking all others " was a phrase which called for more than mutual agreement. It was a phrase which in our circum- stances must become rigid reality. Much of the brook v as buried by summer green, and occasional fog threw its wistfulness over the scene and gave it all a chilling sense of unreality. The brook had become a symbol now. It had appeared to me only on the day I had met Michael. The stream had been for me an awakening, a rebirth, which encompassed many forms and many changes, but an awakening whose life would be constant, for the beginning was the stream and the stream was the incarnation of spring. The fall passed and the late fall. Winter came. Michael and I were waiting for my train when the snow began to fall, softly and murmuringly. We had both realized the futility of continuing our companionship. We were both seeking what we termed " complete happiness, " a vague but perhaps, nonetheless, a possible thing. This was the day we had chosen as an ending. As the whirr of the train came to our ears, I think each of us knew it was not only an ending, but another beginning. I left him there with the snow falling white against his faintly greying hair . . . As I passed the stream I could hear spring calling for another awakening from her depths within the earth. As I listened to the train wheels I remembered another year when spring had pressed at the heart of the earth, and called to me from the voice of the stream. CONSTANCE WHITE Tumult A leaf On the tree rustled and the crystal silence Was shattered. BEATRICE DOWD Page Sixty-Seven BLUE Somewhere a clock strikes five, ushering in my blue hour. Like the intimate- voiced girls, molded into gowns that are as dazzling as the world through rain- sprinkled glass, who whisper over and over, " low-down, good for nothin ' , blue. " Like those singers, hedged in by confusion, yet withdrawn, is this hour. It doesn ' t belong to me, personally, because I have come to recognize its bewitching qualities on others and look upon them as Conrad did his Secret Sharer. I suspect it in the single lighted window at the top of a brownstone house. 1 see it in the dreamy eyes of a boy crouched before a fireplace. The young woman posed in the corner of a cocktail lounge knows of it, and the salesman, impatiently waiting for his last slow customers to leave, senses the time. It comes every day precisely at five, although the spell it casts varies in intensity. Perhaps it comes at five A. M., too, but I ' ve been too sleepy to notice the few times I ' ve been abroad that early. The blueness softens reality, until the events of the hour are one degree out of focus. The traffic goes swirling by. Maybe I rush, too, but inside me, the steady, pulsing rhythm of the blues begins, and I fall into its beat. Although five o ' clock may be gray in autumn and gold in spring, still it is always blue. And it is lonely. It is as far away from the pavement as a street light and as self-contained as the pale splash of the bulb. To voluntarily approach its sphere is the only way to come under its influence. It spins its magic undisturbed. I find the remoteness of its glow warm enough to take the chill off whining voices, brittle noises, and agitated music. It is a b lue interlude between the outspoken green of afternoon and the smothering purple of evening, fading imperceptibly from one to the other. Somewhere a clock strikes six, and my blue hour is gone. PATRICIA MAXWELL Resignation Today I looked on love And wondered why — It had to die. I saw life ' s etching Written on my face — Time leaves its trace. And life to me seemed Suddenly so strange — But all things change. I looked upon the world. Fully aware — It was not fair. Today I said, " All this I now accept. " Wretched, I wept. BEATRICE DOWD Page Sixty-Eight Time, is it only time, Or love caught through the fingers of a tiny year. Or a lifetime lived within a minute. Or glances holding hours of meaning memory? A chime, is it just a chime. Or dreams of pixies swinging on the clappers Or sound that weaves a silver scale to heaven From the soaring steeple spire? A gull, is it just a gull. Or loneliness that calls and calls to loneliness And greyness at the false dawn of the morn. Or thoughts that wheel and wheel and never come to rest? I wish 1 were a poet to see the unseen, A poet to hear the unheard A poet to bring the unseen and the unheard to the world. CONSTANCE WHITE I Dead? No, not as final as that — Not as final as his death. Only dead to laughter. Dead to the caress of a warm spring breeze. Dead to the tender passion of a kiss. And dead to the strength of knowing another soul. Living? If breath means life — I live. II A hollow shell, with faint lingering echo Of what once possessed it; cold surface Wherein lies no hope, just hardness. The bravado of the lost. MILDRED SCHWARTZ Page Sixty-Nine FIVE MINUTES BEFORE CURTAIN TIME AT " TWELFTH NIGHT " Louise De Caprio ' s " Olivia " James Lawlor ' s " Malvolio " Prop. Asst., " Viola, " " Clown, " and " Sir Toby Belch " Kerlin, Plexico, Prescott, and Witten Backstage Conference Griffith, Medlin, Thompson, and Reynolds " Orsino " and " Sir Andrew Aguecheek " Dexter Reynolds and Robert Guest Page Seventy STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS " Let the soul be assured that somewhere in the universe it should re- join its friend, and it would be content and cheerful alone for a thousand years. " Page Seventy-One STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION Front row, sitting: Howes, Leary, Reynolds, Austin Back row, standing: Broussard, Guest, Griffin, Kinoian President DEXTER REYNOLDS Vice-President NORMA LEARY Secretary MARY HOWES Treasurer MARY BROUSSARD The door of Room 32 clicked shut behind the eight members of the Student Govern- ment Association. Grouped about the round table, the class representatives laid plans for the first venture of the year. They hoped it would turn out all right, this traditional welcome tea for the freshmen and ' 45 ' s added attraction. Dr. Green. The president’s gavel came down with a slight hesitancy, and the meeting was adjourned so that the people at the table might swing into action. At the next meeting there was a more confident thud to the bang of the gavel. The tea had been a success, and the new Emersonians were well on their way to a congenial integration with the old crowd. The business at hand required a different technique from that of the tea. This time. Student Government had decided to remodel 126 Beacon Street. After three hectic weeks spent in the company of paint brushes, stepladders, floormops, and draperies, the college could point proudly to its own ballroom. Never was an Intra-Class Dance more enthusiastically received. The gavel now fits the hand of the president well. This year, smoothly begun, shows promise of rising steadily to an enviable climax under the leadership of Student Government. Page Seventy-Two NEWMAN CLUB First row; Bacigalupo, Dempsey, Hodgson, Broussard, Koltonski, Shudt, Bohen Second row: Allen, Robinson, Sullivan, Carlton, Rajkowski, Santry Third row; Ustach, Guest, Howes, Leary, Griffin, Bronsdon President MARY BROUSSARD Vice-President MA.RY HODGSON Secretary GERTRUDE DEMPSEY Treasurer PATRICIA KOLTONSKI The Newman Club attended the official opening of the Newman Club Centre which is located at 68 St. Stephen Street in Boston. Archbishop Cushing was there to bless the building and to speak to us about Cardinal Newman, after which we were able to meet and talk with the former bishop. Refreshments v ere served and dancing followed in the recreation room. Since the grand opening of the Centre, regular meetings have been held and plans for the future have been made. January 6th, 7th, and 8th are the next events on our calendar. A gala weekend at the Eastern Slope Inn, North Conv ay, is in store for us then, and will be sponsored by the New England Province of Catholic Clubs. The Federal Convention is to be held on the 25th, 27th, and 28th of April, and it promises to be one of the biggest undertakings of the season. The Club Centre is open at all times and is a place where Catholics from any of the neighboring Boston schools can gather for lectures by the Paulist Fathers, who maintain the Centre for general discussions, dancing, and an all-around good time. Page Seventy-Three INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB President . . . CONSTANCE WHITE Vice-President . . . BEATRICE DOWD Secretary-Treasurer . . . JUNE GLOVER 1 iiOl iUW . White, Glover, Dowd Second row: Copeland, Touzjian, Austin, Maxwell, Britton, Lally Third row: Plexico, Witten, Greene, Leary As an organization of scholarship, our aim is to develop understanding and lead- ership in international affairs. Debates, discussions and lectures form the programs given every other Thursday evening by the members of the club at dinner meetings. Speakers from other colleges and organizations are our frequent guests. An occasional pleasure is Sunday morning breakfast at the home of our faculty director. Dr. McKinley. The influence of the Club has steadily continued to increase since its inception a decade ago, and we, the members, are endeavouring to maintain this widespread interest, for we believe this field of knowledge to be an acutely important one. Page Seventy-Four PHI MU GAMMA President . . . ESTELLE LALLY Vice-President . . . PATRICIA MAXWELL Secretary . . . SHIRLEY SURRETTE Treasurer , . . MARY KINGIAN First row: Surrette, Lally, Maxwell, Mathis Second row: Sullivan, Kinoian, English, Parsons, Fisher Third row; Austin, Howes, Leary, Arnold, Wheeler Phi Mu Gamma is an experiment in experience. As a professional fine arts fra- ternity, it seasons our college life both socially and academically. And what are the ingredients for this recipe? Prepare and let stand over night a rush party, a Mexican fiesta. Gay Nineties soiree, or Hawaiian lua, according to taste. Take a Claudia, two Juliets, an Oparre, and a couple of Violas and set them down in the middle of the Snow Ball Hop. Mix in three May Queens and two Junior Prom Queens, garnished with a ski weekend, a Valentine Tea, a dinner dance. For added punch, sprinkle liberally with an active alumnae and the enthusiastic support of scholarship performances by our honoraries. Let all of it simmer with the flavor of individuality, and Alpha Chapter pops out, well done. Page Seventy-Five KAPPA GAMMA CHI President . . . ELEANOR GREENE Vice-President . . . KATHARINE SQUIRES Secretary . . . DOROTHY FISHER Treasurer . . . SHIRLEY PERKINS First row; Fisher, Squires, Greene, Perkins Second row: Glover, Scmderson, Leary Third row: Medlin, Halsey PAST Freshmen, cast under the spell of sorority — Tommie, Lois, Elly, and Jon. Making friendships that last a lifetime. Supper parties at the Wade ' s. Steaks a la McKinley. Those closed Kappa dances (always with two Naval Officers per member). The glamour of Coop, the wit of Wilkish — those Southern garden parties — " With Your Permission " Kappa donned grease paint and went all out in competition with " Oklahoma. " Rehearsal every night and dreams over coffee at Walton ' s. Curtain going up and even the elements couldn ' t stop us. PRESENT Club Kappa Gamma Chi deliriously happy — welcoming our new sisters this fall and feeling secretly jealous of their four years ahead. Kagy, Kappa ' s own delegate from Texas. The imitations of Leary, the songs of Leary — Leary! Teas for our honouraries. Parties together. Most of all, being together, belong- ing to something genuine and fine. FUTURE Living this year to the fullest. The Kappa Senior Breakfast. The Senior Tea. The Kappa beach party. Saying goodbyes, goodbyes that are inevitable, but knowing Kappa friend- ships and Kappa ideals will remain with us. Stop, look back, remember — we, who are going whisper in passing, " A good job, well done. " You, who will take our places are fortunate, we envy you! Page Seventy-Six ZETA PHI ETA President . . . NANCY COPELAND Vice-President . . . MARY GIBBS Secretary . . . GAYLE GALLOWAY Treasurer . . . SEDA TOUZJIAN First row: Black, Touzjion, Copeland, Tyrrell Second row: Gibbs, Broussard, Kittredge Third row: Galloway, Eisenhordt, Portong " We are Zetas, " she said. " We are sisters, " I said. She lifted one eyebrow upward. " Golden we are! " I thought about the sly ripple of laughter moving about a small circle at the Line. Fire and the slow passing of glasses, peanuts, and Proust, and tales from Tech Cabin. I thought about late afternoons and far into the night at the studio on Beacon Street. Dungarees, and Thorne Smith, rolled beef sandwiches, and cigarette smoke. I thought about a book called " This Is My Beloved, " and Kiki, Libby, Betty Ann, Evie, and Cuyler — those who understood. I thought about proctoring exams, and leaning out of the window to hiss Curley ' s Build Boston Band-Wagon careening by. I thought about weekends in upper New York State, dinner parties at the Fox and Hounds, and lying in front of a blazing fire in the Sheehan ' s library overlooking the Charles, stuffed full of turkey and listening to Chopin. I thought about Toy Theatre — stepladders, foot- lights, blood, sweat and tears. I thought about Christmas and our socks hanging in a row. " We are sisters, " I said. " Golden We Are! " Page Seventy-Seven SIGMA DELTA CHI 1 ±J President . . . BLANCHE STERN Vice-President . . . SHIRLEY POLIAN Secretary . . . LILA LEVITAN Treasurer . . . MURIEL SOSSNER First row: Levitan, Stern, Sossner Second row: Strassburger, Werner, Kessler, Saftel Third row: Peyser, Waldman, Herman Seventeen little girls in on aura of charm Walked down Commonwealth arm in arm. Into the Kenmore they went with an air For they were to breakfast together there. Who would have guessed that but hours before It was eight against nine on the dorm ' s sixth floor! The wicked eight with aggravation Had nine new girls on their " imagination. " There were little white pills that they gave away — It made life interesting all next day. Hours of horror — hours of dread. Then four hours rest, nine on a bed. But even though the worst was done, They all survived, every single one. And what a year there was to be. Remember the fun at alumnae tea? And the Kenmore dinner, " Southern fried " With the photographer we never tried — The circus party with hot dogs and sundaes. And strong-man Shor with muscled undies! Then to better our sorority Came Millie S. and Rita E., For what we ' d lost, we now had gained As substitute for the ball and chain(ed) — You see we ' d sacrificed Sylvia Sher, Who had wanted to marry, silly of her!! Shor turned Sidman and moved to Lou, Barbara turned Small in for another name, too. And Rhoda abdicated presidency. Married, now raising one small S. D. C. Well, here ' s to us, who live just right, And love each other with all our might — Here ' s to old memories, and those to come, They all add up to quite a sum. And when you see a smile go by. With her shoulders back and her head held high. And you ' re not quite sure — you can soon tell why- It ' s because she ' s a Sigma Delta Chi! Page Seventy-Eight HILLEL SOCIETY First row: Stern, Schwartz, Saftel, Greenbaum, Levitan, Sossner, Karas, Eisenberg Second row: Waldman, Peyser, Kessler, Coplan, Rossman, Simmons Third row: Markoff, Rosenstadt, Grossman, Silverman, Bronstein, Hoffman, Chalice, Bornstein MEMBERS BELONG TO THE BOSTON UNIVERSITY CHAPTER OF HILLEL ASSOCIATION Emerson has joined the ranks of the nationally lucrative B ' nai B ' rith Hillel founda- tion with guest membership in the Boston University Chapter under the able guidance of Rabbi Charles A. Freedman. The principal objective, of the foundation is to perpetuate Jewish fraternity, such a broad declaration being expanded locally into committees furthering culture, Zion- ism, social contacts, journalism, and the like, toward which end Emerson is playing an increasingly greater role. With not a little trepidation, we too now set out on the new roads laid down by the high Hillel ideals, hoping to bypass the detours which threaten our ultimate success. Page Seventy-Nine Scenes From The Arena Production, PROSCENIUM, And Shakespeare ' s TWELFTH NIGHT Lawlor and Prescott Prescott, Squires, Guest, and Witten •• ■ - ' i « 2 . tN ‘ | ' - T Di Stefano and Plexico Page Eighty 130 BEACON STREET BLOOD, SWEAT AND SMILES THE RESULT BEAUTIFUL, NEW 126 BEACON STREET Paqe Eighty-One 373 COMMONWEALTH AVENUE OH! THOSE BULL SESSIONS! THE EVER-PRESENT " INNER MAN " Page Eighty-Two THE ESPLANADE AND COURTYARD THE ERESHMEN GO THROUGH HELL WEEK AND VERY WELL, TOO WHILE SCOURGING SOPHOMORES LOOK ON! SENIOR EDITORS DOWD, WHITE, PLEXICO AND DE CAPRIO MORE RIDICULOUS THAN USUAL. Also in pictures: Mathis, Thompson and Fisher. Page Eighty-Three NEW ENGLAND WEATHER AND WHAT EMERSONIANS DO ABOUT IT! WHEN THEY WERE FRESHMEN V AITING FOR CLASS RANDOM SHOT AT THE ESPRY Page Eighty-Four FRIENDS OF EMERSON Mr. C. S. Cantor Mr. A. J. Clements Mr. and Mrs. Andrew E. De Caprio Mr. and Mrs. James Di Stefano Mr. Frederick J. Dovrd Mr. Edgar Dustin Mr. S. A. 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Nev ton Centre, Massachusetts 107 Nort.h Newport Avenue, Ventnor City, New Jersey 159 Gloucester Street, Arlington, Massachusetts 37 John Street, Saugerties, New York 139 Harris Avenue, Needham, Massachusetts 306 Elmgrove Avenue, Providence, Rhode Island 1236 Squirrel Hill Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 600 V est lllth Street, New York City, New York 41 Park Avenue, Middleport, New York 305 Locust Street, Lockport, New York 1914 Burlington Street, Dallas, Texas 82 Pearl Street, Middleboro, Massachusetts 1188 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York 24 Bradley Road, Braintree, Massachusetts 96 Goldsmith Avenue, Newark, New Jersey II Bertram Street, Beverly, Massachusetts 1296 Atwood Avenue, Hughesdale, Rhode Island 16 Summit Street, Gloucester, Massachusetts TADDEO, ANTHONY TALMADGE, FLORENCE MARIE TEMPLE, JEANETTE RUTH TENNANT, ROBERT TESSLER, FRANCES THEOPHILOS, ALEXANDER GEORGE THOMPSON, LOIS ELIZABETH TONGE, GERTRUDE ROSE TOUZJIAN, SEDA TURNER, ROBERTA LILLIAN TYRRELL, BETTY ANN 23 Parlin Street, Everett, Massachusetts 41 Hazel Avenue, Livingston, New Jersey 2300 Fillmore Street, Topeka, Kansas 101 V illiams Avenue, East Providence, Rhode Island 33 Centennial Avenue, Revere, Massachusetts West Street, Litchlield, Connecticut Freedom, Maine 48 ' 2 West Main Street, Meriden, Connecticut 4 Adams Avenue, Watertown, Massachusetts ? 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