Fisher College - Beacon Yearbook (Boston, MA)

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MEMORY BOOK Our Memory Book Sanford L. Fisher, President Myron C. Fisher, Administrative Dean Girls ' School Albert L. Fisher, Administrative Dean Men ' s School Joseph J. Carty, Treasurer Roberta C. Macdonald, Dean of Instruction Dedication . . . To the Vacuity of Fisher School, we humbly and graciously dedicate this, our Memory Book. Without the endless help and aid of these teachers, we would never have been able to carry out our various tasks. It is through them that we have become more poised, less afraid of the future which faces us as we approach graduation and employment — some of us for the first time. The " trials and tribula- tions " of the students have been calmly borne by the members of the faculty. They have guided our ships safely to their destinations, each in her own way. We wish to extend our many thanks to the faculty by dedi- cating this, our book of memories, to them — memories that have been gleaned and formed with the help of our teachers. Dorothy Allen 42 Pleasant Street East Walpole. Massachusetts " Dottie " . . . willingness to work . . . blonde and cute . . . bound for success. Medical Secretarial Course Thayer Anastos 316 Franklin Street Braintree. Massachusetts " Bessie " . . . girl of all trade . . . always busy . redheads . . . sings foreign Trade Secretarial Course partial to like a bird! Theresa Arcaro 4615 Washington Street Roslindale, Massachusetts Theresa . . . sweet and friendly . . always can be found with Margaret. Finishing Secretarial Course Barbara Arnold 133 Atlantic Street Quincy, Massachusetts " Barbie " . . . sweet personality . . . ability to get along with everybody . . . lovely smile. Finishing Secretarial Course Eileen Arrajj 39 Willow Street Lawrence, Massachusetts Eileen . . . " cute sayings " . . always can be found at the " Greeks ' . . . friendly. Finishing Secretarial Course Anne Arrindell 903 Lago Heights San Nicolaas, Aruba, NWI Anne . . . sweet . . . another " dorm " girl . . . her disposition wins her many friends. Medical Secretarial Course Lorraine Attar 826 Southern Artery Quincy, Massachusetts Lorraine . joys in jumping on the " Blackstone Local " frank and friendly . . lovely eyes. Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Joanne Baader 47 Lafayette Avenue Hingham, Massachusetts " Joey " . in trouble quiet . . attractive. Finishing Secretarial Course Barbara Baker 16 Webster Street Gloucester, Massachusetts " Barb " ... a smile for every- one . . . regular ... a sense of humor. Finishing Secretarial Course Joan Balmayne 306 Middle Street Braintree, Massachusetts Joan . . . quiet but charming . . . " Bruce " is a favorite . . . another Braintree girl. Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Barbara Barrett Simpson Point Road Brunswick, Maine Barbara . . . good student . . . loves a good argument . . . talk- ative . . . amiable. Secretarial Course for College Stu- dents Josephine Bellino 64 Chandler Street West Somerville, Massachusetts " Jo " . . . cute . . . can alwajs be found with Thelma. Finishing Secretarial Course Ruth Bentley 56 Hudson Street Milton, Massachusetts Ruth . . always with Lila and Betty . . . just loves Spanish . . an excellent student. Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Jean Boyle 332 Lincoln Avenue Portsmouth, New Hampshire Jean ... a great gal ?nd pal . . . always at the " Greeks " . . . fun-loving personality . she can ' t lose. Finishing Secretarial Course Kenna Boylston 25 Mardecai Lincoln Road North Scituate, Massachusetts Kenna . . full of fun blonde locks . . . one of our Flor- ence Hall girls. Stenographic Course Mildred Bremer Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts " Millie " ... a wonderful friend . . . plenty of pep ... oh that transcription! Executive Secretarial Course Natalie Brigham 164 Edinborough Street, M arlboro, Massachusetts " Nat " . . quiet but charming . . . very dependable . will help anyone. Stenographic Course Barbara Brodie 26 Hamilton Avenue Haverhill, Massachusetts " Barb " . . . snappy eyes . . attractive . . . seems to be a fun- loving girl. Stenographic Course Marion Brooks 63 Stratford Street West Roxbury, Massachusetts Marion . . . loads of fun . . . full of pep and zing ... a great pal of Marie ' s . . watch that typing! Stenographic Course Jane Burkle 4 1 4 Salem Street Lynnfield, Massachusetts " Janie " . . . popping with sonality plus . . . future Jackie . . . beautiful clothes . " Daddy ' s little girl. " Foreign Trade Secretarial Course per- with Anne Marie Camelio 32 Harding Street Cambridge, Massachusetts Ann . . . tiny . . . what is it they say about good things coming in small packages . . . sweet and good natured. Medical Secretarial Course Dolores Chasse Damariscotta, Maine Dolores . . . pep . . . poise . . . personality . . . special friend of Schuyler ' s . . . sweet and friendly. Executive Secretarial Course Priscilla Chick 1 2 Cook Avenue Kittery. Maine " Mickey " . . . sweet . . . . . . loves shorthand . . . certainly succeed. Finishing Secretarial Course quiet will Judith Clark Londonderry, Vermont " Judy " . . . quiet, reserved man- ner . loads of fun friendly . . . lovely smile. Executive Secretarial Course Virginia Clark 490 Cartier Street Manchester, New Hampshire " Ginnie " . . . good natured . . . has a great interest in the medical field . . . always seen with Doris Medical Secretarial Course Arlene Coates 29 Lookout Road Medford, Massachusetts " Cocoa " . . smiling and capa- ble ... a terrific friend . . . very understanding manner ... a bundle of fun. Legal Secretarial Course Evelyn Colantuoni 56 Hamilton Road Belmont, Massachusetts Evelyn . . . tiny and dark . . . enjoys every minute of her being . . . makes friends easily . . . good natured. Medical Secretarial Course Marie Collins 65 Gardner Street Peabody, Massachusetts Marie . . . gorgeous hair . . . very sweet and full of charm . . . seen with Marion . . . attractive clothes. Stenographic Course Dorothy Coombs 32 Haviland Avenue Lynn, Massachusetts " Dotty " . . . efficient . . . liable . . . loves to laugh . Esther ' s pal. Executive Secretarial Course Marilyn Cottle 124 Maine Avenue Gardiner, Maine Marilyn . . . another of the girls from Maine . . . stays at Sarah Mortimer . . . appears to be quiet, but who knows? Stenographic Course Claire Crabtree r. F. D. 2 Union, Maine Claire . . . very cute and petite . . . full of fun ... a nice gal to know. Stenographic Course Joan Crimmin 1 Maple Street Cochituate, Massachusetts " Crim " . . . cute . . . oh! those hairdos . . . where do you get them? Finishing Secretarial Course Ida Cristaldi 8 Cranshaw Place Lawrence, Massachusetts Ida . . . Class of 50 s own Katie Hepburn . . . Al Jolson . . . always seen with Nellie, Mary, and Bernice . . . sense of humor. Executive Secretarial Course Margaret Cronin 66 West Street Hyde Park, Massachusetts " Peggy " . . . quiet . . . reserved . . . sweet . . . where is Theresa? Finishing Secretarial Course Shirley Cunningham 26 Silverhill Road Weston, Massachusetts " Shirl " . . . quiet . . . inno- cence . . . yet, so friendly with everyone. Finishing Secretarial Course Adrienne Curran 57 Elliot Street Norwood, Massachusetts Adrienne . . . seen often with " Herky " . . . very tall and charming . . . what makes the Blackstone Local so interesting? Stenographic Course Jeanne Curto 123 Fulton Spring Road Medford, Massachusetts " Jeannie " . . . abides at the " Cafe " ... a gal with plenty of Zip ' n ' Zing . . . would make someone a wonderful secretary. Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Lorraine Cyr 50 St. John Street Skowhegan. Maine Lorraine . . . converses wi th the best of them . . . loves to ride in great big convertibles . . . cute and petite. Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Lois Davis Cedar Hill Warwick West, Bermuda Lois . . . hails from Bermuda courteous . well-liked congenial. Stenographic Course Nancy Davis 1 Minott Street South Portland, Maine " Nanc " . . . full of fun and fancy free . . Jo ' s pal . . leaves " Sis " to carry on . . . very attractive. Executive Secretarial Course Frances DePaolo 20 Eastern Avenue Revere, Massachusetts " Frannie " . . . fun loving . . . always ready to create a laughing spasm. Finishing Secretarial Course Ruth Dingee 1 12 Bailey Road Watertown, Massachusetts " Ruthie " . . . tickles the ivories — but beautifully! . . . aspirations — work in Canada. Foreign ' trade Secretarial Course Ida Dintino 82 Edwards Street Quincy, Massachusetts Ida . . Lorraine ' s right-hand gal . . . just loves to commute . . . speedy in everything . . . cute lit- tle voice. Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Therese Dion U. S. Highway 1 Kittery. Maine " Terry " . . . Typical Fisher Girl, co-operative with everyone short, sweet, and dark . . . piles of fun. Legal Secretarial Course Thelma Donovan 7 1 Bay State Avenue Somerville, Massachusetts " Dunsie " . . . quiet nature . Jo and she are inseparable grand to have around. Finishing Secretarial Course M. Eileen Dorman 64 Preston Street Everett. Massachusetts " Ei " . . . did you ever see such a tease? . . . seems to like Toms . . . a true friend . . . always a laugh. Executive Secretarial Course Betsy Betsy Doyle 14 North Main Street Caribou, Maine tiny, quiet and swett combination of personality snd intelligence . . . always with Donna . . . friendly. Medical Secretarial Course Elaine Dyer 22 North Hancock Street Lexington, Massachusetts Elaine . . . verv quiet . . cere . . . well liked by all. Stenographic Course Mary Early 130 Homes Avenue Dorchester. Massachusetts Mary . . . always seen doing her Accounting . . . Mary, Mary, not contrary . . . full of pep. Stenographic- Accounting Course Barbara Elder 47 Summer Street Franklin, Massachusetts " Barb " . . . few of us have reached a goal as high as she . . . quiet . . . sweet . . . takes dictation at a fabulous speed. Executive Secretarial Course Esther Ferreira 38 Grove Street Taunton, Massachusetts Esther . . . chums with Ruth . . . knows her L. A. Conditions . . . would like to travel to Brazil and Portugal. Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Alice Ferrelli 200 Deer Street Portsmouth, New Hampshire " Cookie " . . . sweet . . . fun loving . . . lovely clothes . . . talented. Finishing Secretarial Course Nellie Fichera 40 Summer Street Lawrence, Massachusetts Nellie . . . quiet and unassuming . . . very nice to know . . . ac- tive member of Dramatic Club. Executive Secretarial Course Carol Field 1056 Nantasket Avenue Hull, Massachusetts " Carlie " . . . hails from Nan- tasket . . . keep Bruddy happy . . . stays at Florence Hall. Finishing Secretarial Course Henrietta Fisher 22 Prospect Street Hingham, Massachusetts " Hennie " . . . businesslike and efficient . . . quiet charm . . . will always lend a helping hand. Legal Secretarial Course Betty Fishman 51 Plymouth Street New Bedford, Massachusetts Betty . . . another " dorm " girl . . . attractive . . . came to us from Burdett . . . friendly. Medical Secretarial Course Marilyn Fishman 428 Seaver Street Dorchester, Massachusetts " Lynn " . . . " cute kid " always has a quick comeback . everyone ' s friend — especially thur ' s. Finishing Secretarial Course Ar- Joan Fitzgerald 43 Ainsworth Street Roslindale, Massachusetts Joan . . . twinkle of mischief in her eyes . . . our school song . . . always over to the " Greeks " with the gang. " Executive Secretarial Course Lois Fleigher Eastview Terrace Stoneham, Massachusetts Lois . . . ideal pupil helpful . . . blushes easily sweet. Stenographic Course Rose Fraccalvieri 106 Norfolk Street Canton, Massachusetts " Rosie " . . . always laughing . . . Jimmie s own . . . we ll miss her . . . cutest smile. Stenographic Course Gertrude Francis 36 Warner Street Gloucester, Massachusetts " Gert " ... a laugh like nothing you ' ve ever heard . . . twinkling smile . . . look around, Jean M. must be here somewhere. Executive Secretarial Course Eugenia Frassica 80 Beech Street Belmont, Massachusetts " Gena " . . . bubbling over with fun . . . OH! that shorthand and dictation . . . very sympathetic. Medical Secretarial Course Evelyn Freedman Evelyn . . . Whoops! . . . beau- tiful hair and eyes . . . loves school . . . oh, those Spanish classes! Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Cynthia Fulis 308 Richards Avenue Portsmouth, New Hampshire Cynthia . . . courteous and : cere . . . considerate . pleasure to know. Stenographic Course Ruth Gay 125 Hanover Street Lebanon, New Hampshire Ruth . . . serious . . . possesses a quiet but friendly manner . . . dependable. Stenographic Course Mary Giata 9 Buxton Court Andover, Massachusetts " Garter ' ' . . . loves to laugh . . . many friends . . . cute clothes . . . neat as a pin. Finishing Secretarial Course Alice Griffiths 66 Burnt Swamp Road Wrentham, Massachusetts Alice . . . sense of houmor . . . gay laughter . . . who sneezed?? full of fun ... a true friend. Medical Secretarial Course Mary Guinessy 5 Shore Garden Road Hull, Massachusetts Mary . . . light on her feet . . . lighthearted . . . lovely clothes . . . certainly should enjoy Nan- tasket. Executive Secretarial Course Jean Gardner 72 Marshall Street Needham. Massachusetts Jean . . . has a beautiful voice . . . pleasant to know . . . en- joys " dorm ' ' life . . . amicable. Stenographic Course Helen Gates 5 Verndale Street Brookline, Massachusetts Helen . . . engaged . . . pretty hair . . . steadfast . . . Sy ' s girl. Stenographic Course Catherine Gumb 26 Gage Street Methuen, Massachusetts " Cathy " . . . quiet nature . . . sweet and pleasant . . . will go far. Executive Secretarial Course Shirley Haines 926 Washington Street Gloucester, Massachusetts " Shirl " ... a shimmering blonde . . . small and sweet ... a per- sonality all her own. Legal Secretarial Course Thelma Hanson 28 Lakeville Road Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts Thelma . . . lovely voice . . . very- active in Rainbow . . . sweet and friendly. Executive Secretarial Course Marie Harris River Street Fultonville, New York Marie . . . has a knack of getting into mischief . . . artistic nature . . . loves fresh air . . . lots of fun. Secretarial Course for College Stu- dents Ruth Harzbecker 14 Bradeen Street Roslindale, Massachusetts ' Ruthie " . . . pretty red hair . . . ambitious . . . loves a good time. Medical Secretarial Course Dorothy Henry 62 Beach Street Manchester, Massachusetts " Dottie " . . . happy-go-lucky per- sonality . . . striking resemblance to one of our faculty . . . plans to go into X-ray work. Medical Secretarial Course Jo Ann Hewey Oakhurst Perk Cape Elizabeth, Maine " Jo " . . . those Florence Hall ca- pers! . . . passion for photograph- ing . . . sparkplug . . . what did you do with the dues? Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Bernice Higham 60 Groton Street Lawrence, Massachusetts Bernice . . . loyal spirit . . , faith- ful . . . hard worker . . . Dramatic Club will miss her. Executive Secretarial Course Judith Haskins West Main Street Wilmington, Vermont " Judy " . . . hard worker . . pears quiet until you really her . . . always courteous. Stenographic Course . ap- know Janet Hawkins 16 Morgan Street Kingwood, West Virginia Janet . . . has southern drawl . . . amicable . . . name always seen on the Dean ' s list . . . lively. Secretarial Course for College Stu- dents. Harriet Horton 104 Baker Avenue Groton, Connecticut Harriet . . . obliging . . . pleasant capable helper in cafeteria . . . neat dresser. Stenographic Course Barbara Hougham 1210 Boylston Street Brookline, Massachusetts " Barbie " . . . sweet and lovely . . . twinkle in her eye ... is proud of her long nails. Finishing Secretarial Course Elinor Healey 1 Laurel Street Everett, Massachusetts Elinor . . . member of Alpha Iota . . . rather quiet . . . blushes easily . . . easy going . . . whiz at bowl- ing. Secretarial Course for College Stu- dents Edna Hovagimian 27 Dunlap Street Dorchester, Massachusetts Edna . . . sweet and friendly . . . ambition — X-ray technician . plans to train at Faulkner Hospital. Medical Secretarial Course Virginia Jackman 28 Crescent Street Bradford, Massachusetts " Ginny " . . . witty ' and humorous . . . always with a crowd of girls . . . striking resemblance to one who works in the Admissions Office. Finishing Secretarial Course Constance Jewett 3 Richmond Street Haverhill, Massachusetts " Connie " . . . fun-loving nature . . . great ability to make friends . . . another attractive S. M. girl. Executive Secretarial Course Elayne Josephson 159A College Avenue Somerville, Massachusetts Elayne . . . plans to go into nurs- ing after graduation . . . flashing smile ... a conscientious student. Stenographic Course Ardelle Kane 6 Marlboro Street Maynard, Massachusetts Ardelle . . . neat and attractive . . . a lovely wardrobe . . . quiet but very friendly. Medical Secretarial Course Eleanor Karadimos 19 Shawmut Street Maiden, Massachusetts Eleanor . . . beautiful hair . . . in- triguing dark eyes . . . always with Miriam ... a true friend. Finishing Secretarial Course Patricia Kaulbeck 72 Tyler Street Wollaston, Massachusetts " Pat " . . . friendly disposition . possesses a contagious laugh . always happy. Stenographic Course Mary Gale Kelley Gilmanton Road Pittsfield, New Hampshire " Gale " . . . small and cute . . . beautiful clothes . . . sparkling eyes . . . came to us from Burdett. Medical Secretarial Course Mary Kelly 7 Carpenter Street Amesbury, Massachusetts " Kelly " . . . always looking for- ward to week ends ... Is it Bob? . . . short and cute. Executive Secretarial Course Margaret Keohane 3 Frost Street Cambridge. Massachusetts " Peggy " . . . trim, slim and at- tractive . . . always has a smile . . . friendly . . . full of pep. Medical Secretarial Course ESTELLE KESSLER 130 Nicholas Street Everett, Massachusetts Estelle . . . " Together " is her favor- ite song ... it won ' t be long. Executive Secretarial Course Marilyn Kingsbury 52 Summer Street Biddeford, Maine ' Pinky " . . . No quibbles — no fuss . . . personality plus . . . full of fun. Executive Secretarial Course Janet Klemola 4 Harrison Street Maynard. Massachusetts " Jan " . . . honor student and then some . . . scholastically cut, yet win- some. Executive Secretarial Course Lila Knorr 6 Oak Place Framingham, Massachusetts Lila . . . that beautiful diamond . . . thinks Export-Import is just swell . . . nice clothes. Foreign Trade Secretarial Course FOTINA KOLOKOTRONE 128 Governor Winthrop Road Somerville. Massachusetts Fotina . . . good natured and re- liable . . . will be an asset to her future employer . . . quiet but friendly. Medical Secretarial Course Rauni Koski 19 Squam Ro ad Rockport, Massachusetts Rauni . . . sweet and soft-spoken . . . neatness personified . . . would like to travel abroad. Medical Secretarial Course Lillian Lasden 58 Congress Street Lawrence, Massachusetts " Li 1 " . . . pretty hair . . . efficient . . . willingess to work . . . friendly. Medical Secretarial Course Barbara Leavitt 58 Angell Street Dorchester, Massachusetts " Barb " . . . engaged . . . Miss Camera ' s pride and joy . . . genial manner . . . sociable. Stenographic Course Beverly Leonard 23 West Weir Street Taunton, Massachusetts " Bev " . . . tall, blonde, terrific . hopes to work for a pediatrician . wears Bob ' s pin . . . friendly. Medical Secretarial Course Paula Leonard 49J- Pleasant Street St. Johnsbury, Vermont Paula . . . cute, witty and lots of personality ... Be sure to keep a fool- proof date book in your doc- tor s office. Medical Secretarial Course Jeannette Levesque Mill Street Shirley, Massachusetts " Jin " . . . always has a ready smile . . . seen with " Kelly " . . . loves typing . . . Dick. Executive Secretarial Course Mary Mallon 53 Pleasant Street Manchester, Massachusetts " Betty " . . . always willing to as- sist . . . co-operative and courteous . . . quiet and sweet. Executive Secretarial Course Margie Malva 1 1 Kimball Road Arlington, Massachusetts Margie . . . great friend to all . . . loads of fun . . . like to have your dentistry done at special prices??? Dental Secretarial Course Jean Martin 5 Mansfield Street Gloucester, Massachusetts Jean . . . loves a good time . . . always gets things done . . . Gert ' s pal. Executive Secretarial Course Virginia Maynard 101 Leavitt Street Hingham, Massachusetts " Ginny " . . . magnificent eyes . . . lots of sweetness — a combination rare . . . strawberry blonde. Executive Secretarial Course Marilyn McCarthy 231 Massachusetts Avenue Arlington, Massachusetts Marilyn . . . attractive and sweet . . . beautiful hair . . . always seen with Elaine and Joan. Stenographic Course Noreen McDonald 104 Grove Street Quincy, Massachusetts Noreen . . . honor student . . . ex- citable nature . . . pretty blonde hair . . . individualistic. Stenographic Course M. Patricia McGrath Central Aguirre Puerto Rico " Pat " . . . native of Puerto Rico . . . carefree . . . B. C. admirer . . . unpredictable. Stenographic Course Janet McKeown 193 Vernon Street Norwood, Massachusetts " Jan " . . . pretty . . . personality plus . . . easy going . . . has many- friends . . . Rita ' s pal. Medical Secretarial Course Mary Lou McManus 305 Union Street Ashland, Massachusetts Mary . . . sweet and demure . . . loves a good time . . . always has an answer to Mrs. Barnes ' ques- tions. finishing Secretarial Course Elizabeth McNeil 58 Elliot Street Norwood. Massachusetts " Liz " . . . ality plus . opportunity door. Radio Secretarial Course vivacious . . . person- . . witty humor . . . should knock at her Marjorie McNeil 157 Highland Avenue Winthrop, Massachusetts " Margie " . . . " Cornelia " in " Our Hearts Were Young and Gay " . . . what will the Dramatic Club do without her? . . . Oh! those read- ings! Radio Secretarial Course Patricia Miller 42 Walnut Park Roxbury, Massachusetts " Pat " . . . can hold her own in any conversation . . . left us in Feb- ruary . . . full of fun. Stenographic Course Barbara Miner 1098 West Street Sheldonville, Massachusetts " Barb " . . . very quiet and sweet . . . likeable ... a trustworthy and dependable person . . . helps Lillian. Dental Secretarial Course Theresa Morgan 72 Gardiner Street West Lynn, Massachusetts " Terry " . . . quiet and easy going ... do we hear wedding bells? . . . That ' s what they say. Medical Secretarial Course Ruth Morin 100 Spring Street Hyannis, Massachusetts " Ruthie " . . . Dave ' s her future . . . loathes school . . . petite and sweet . . . loves surf fishing and sailing. Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Joan Morine 1 5 Spruce Street Maiden. Massachusetts Joan . . . red hair . . . very quiet . . . makes friends easily . . . her future looks successful. Medical Secretarial Course Anne Murphy 18 Ellsworth Avenue Cambridge, Massachusetts Anne . . . has an always-ready smile . . . quiet but sweet and friendly. Medical Secretarial Course Patricia Murphy 17 Peverell Street Dorchester, Massachusetts " Pat " . . . smiling eyes and a pleasing smile . . . happy go lucky . . . always full of fun . . . Peggy ' s pal. Medical Secretarial Course Fay Nelson 217 Pond Street Jamaica Plain, Massachuestts Fay . . . full of fun and frolic . attractive . . . everyone ' s pal . Paul!!! Executive Secretarial Course Betty Noble 15 John Street Madison, Maine Betty . . . blonde and attractive . . . always at the " Greeks ' ' . . . pals around with Joan. Medical Secretarial Course Ruth Noponen 352 Cushing Street Hingham, Massachusetts Ruth ... a pretty blonde . . . faithfully perfects each task . . . future with Jimmie . . . sweet and lovely. Executive Secretarial Course Nancy Nuttall 46 Burrage Avenue Leominster, Massachusetts " Nanc " . . . Prodigious worker . . . pretty face . . . distinguished serv- ice to school and class . . . those hectic days at Florence Hall . . . loves a good time. Executive Secretarial Course Marguerite O ' Brien 358 Elm Street Braintree, Massachlusetts Marguerite . . . shines in the class- room . . . earnest . . . congenial . . . very attractive. Stenographic Course Antoinette Pano 409 Charles Street Maiden, Massachusetts " Tonie " . . . pals with Lois F. and Janet H. . . . always ready and will- ing to laugh . . . obliging. Stenographic Course Dorothy Patriarca 248 Copeland Street Quincy, Massachusetts " Dot " . . . efficiency plus . . . sun- ny disposition . . . tall and striking. Medical Secretarial Course Joan Pelletier 8 Hillside Avenue Old Town. Maine Joan . . . reserved . . . conscien- tious . . . always laughs at Lynn ' s jokes. Finishing Secretarial Course Doris Peterson 94 Loveil Road Watertown, Massachusetts Doris . . . tall and blonde . . . very attractive ... a perfect friend to have. Finishing Secretarial Course Rita Pfeifer 614 Webster Street Needham, Massachusetts Rita . . . Theta Alpha Chi and Rita make a pair ... a very reliable girl ... a true friend . . . sweet and wholesome. Executive Secretarial Course Donna Phair Limestone Maine Donna . . . that beautiful hair . . . our sophisticated lady . . . a S. M. girl . . . oh, those " specs " ! Radio Secretarial Course Jo Ann Phelan 19 Connors Street Gardner, Massachusetts " Jo " . . . she ' s gentle . . . she ' s shy . . . there ' s mischief in her eye. Executive Secretarial Course Esther Piermarini 31 Crown Street Leominster, Massachusetts " Bruce " . . . dotes on MIT ... a gal with plenty of pep and ginger. Stenographic Course Dorothy Polillio 850 Park Street Stoughton, Massachusetts " Dotty " . . . quiet . . . sweet and friendly . . . deserves success for her hard work. finishing Secretarial Course Inga Prier 177 Porto Bello Avenue Cristobal, Canal Zone " Sue " ... a knitting expert . . . native of Panama . . . good speaker. Stenographic Course Joanne Putnam 62 School Street Melrose, Massachusetts " Jo " . . . understanding and sym- pathy equal a true friend . . . tall and charming . . . very sweet. Legal Secretarial Course Sally Quincy 37 Stratford Street West Roxbury, Massachusetts Sally . . . pleasing personality . . . bound to charm all . . . makes friends easily . . . small and cute. Medical Secretarial Course Virginia Quinlisk 69 Lynde Street Gardner, Massachusetts " Ginny " . . . beautiful clothes . loves to read Pocket Books ... a bition — to marry a rich man. Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Constance Raftery 165 Summer Street Andover, Massachusetts " Connie " . . . outward meekness, disguising strong ambition ... a terrific wardrobe . . . lawyer to be. Legal Secretarial Course Pauline Rauscher 89 Central Avenue Milton, Massachusetts " Pollv " . . . future — George . . . anything to put in that hopechest yet? ... a sweet girl. Dental Secretarial Course Nancy Roberts 299 North Harvard Street Allston, Massachusetts " Nan " . . . one of the sweetest girls to know . . . would love to travel to Chicago . . . ambition — just to be a success. Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Phyllis Robery 16 Highland Avenue East East Braintree, Massachusetts Phyl loves peanuts and HGL . . . mad passion for Hawaii . . . wants to travel . . . " Well, honestly! ! " Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Joan Rodger 23 Pine Street Peterboro, New Hampshire " Joanie " ... a girl with person- ality . . . wonderful typist . . . very attractive . . . bound to make a hit with any boss. Radio Secretarial Course Joan Ryan 8 Taft Avenue West Newton, Massachusetts Joan . . . Marilyn ' s bosom pal . entertaining . . . agreeable . lively. Stenographic Course Joan Schneiderman 118 Langdon Street Newton, Massachusetts Joan . . . tiny and talkative . . . great talents along the domestic line . . . ambition — a secretary or a housewife. Medical Secretarial Course Gayle Rogers 13 Claremont Street Rockland Maine Gayle . . . hard to distinguish from her sister . . . likes her medical work . . . works hard to succeed. Medical Secretarial Course Lynne Rogers 13 Claremont Street Rockland, Maine " Lynn " . . . naturally nice ... is it Lynne or is it Gayle? . . . friendly . . . sweet. Executive Secretarial Course Joanna Romanelli 7 Traverse Place Canton, Massachusetts " Jo " . . . willing to work ... ef- ficient . . . shining personality . . . certain to be a success. Finishing Secretarial with Medical Course Jo Ann Rowell 202 Bancroft Avenue Reading, Massachusetts " Jo " . . . eood natured . . . charm- ing personality . . . cute . . . wants to he an x-ray technician. Medical Secretarial Course Barbara Shapel 91 Nichols Street Everett, Massachusetts " Barby " . . . future with Irv . . . never anyone so true . . . what a whiz at shorthand . . . small and sweet. Radio Secretarial Course Therese Sherburne 22 Robinson Street Plymouth, Massachusetts " Terry " . . . Fisher ' s ray of sun- shine . . . winning personality . . . very sweet . . . has no equal. Executive Secretarial Course Joann Simmons 140 North Street Medfield, Massachusetts Joann . . . serious type — but pos- sesses wit and humor . . . always ready to lend a helping hand. Executive Secretarial Lillian Smith 17 Central Street Milford, Massachusetts " Lil " . . . great capacity for work . . . beautiful black hair . . . pleas- ing personality . . . peppy and sparkling. Medical Secretarial Course Marjorie Smith 112 Farquhar Street Roslindale, Massachusetts " Margie " . . . determination plus executive characteristics . . . dark beauty . . . qualities of leadership. Legal Secretarial Course Miriam Smith 7 Washington Street Peabody, Massachusetts " Mim " . . . attractive and ambitious . . . those beautiful eyes . . . hard worker . . . will be a success in anything she does. Finishing Secretarial with Radio Course Norma Jayne Stead 14 Lothrop Avenue Milton, Massachusetts Norma . . . poise . . . model charac- teristics . . . lovely clothes . . . always seen with Kay. foreign Trade Secretarial Course Janet Steeves 16 Fells way West Somerville, Massachusetts Janet . , . seems quiet, but we won- der! . . . ardent sports fan . . . efficient. Stenographic Course Joan teous Joan Stewart 2 Marion Place Everett, Massachusetts . . serious . . . always cour- . . sincere . . . dependable. Stenographic Course Florence Story Eastern Avenue South Essex, Massachusetts " Tootie " . . . cute smile ... al- ways teasing . . . likes shorthand. finishing Secretarial Course Joan Stred 58 Spring Street Skowhegan, Maine Joan . . . eager and enthusiastic . . . makes friends easily . . . likes con- versation. Executive Secretarial Course Ka thleen Strickland 45 Upland Road Stoneham, Massachusetts " Kay " . . . beautiful hair ... a pretty Stoneham miss . . . collegiate . . . always with Norma. foreign Trade Secretarial Course Elizabeth Sullivan 39 Wampatuck Road Braintree, Massachusetts " Betty " . . . carefree . . . likes sports . . . makes friends easily. finishing Secretarial Course Madeleine Tardif 118 Church Street Laconia, New Hampshire " Maggie " . . . always with Nancy . . . have you ever heard a sillier giggle? . . . sweet and easy to get along with. Executive Secretarial Course Barbara Tebbetts South Sanford Maine " Barb " . . . cute and petite . . . dictation with speed . . . anoihci " dorm " girl . . . going to work at Dartmouth. finishing Secretarial Course Constance Themmen 16 Lin wood Street Roxbury, Massachusetts " Connie " ... a wonderful girl . . always joking . . . full of fun . . lots of friends . . . cute. Executive Secretarial Course Elizabeth Titus 33 Thornton Street Winthrop, Massachusetts " Betty " . . . quiet but nice . . . Lila ' s friend . . . certainly knows her Spanish. Foreign Trade Secretarial Course Celia Tribul Summer Street West Hanover, Massachusetts Celia . . . beautiful clothes . quiet . . . easy to get along with future medical secretary. Medical Secretarial Course Claire Viden 61 Holmes Street Braintree, Massachusetts Claire . . . beautiful clothes . . . certainly one of our top girls . . . charm and beauty . . . handsome men. Foreign Trade Secretarial Carol Weaver North Dexter Road Dexter, Maine Carol . . . easy going . . . at times . . . usually seen company of Claire Stenographic Course serious the reserved. M. Doris Weber 846 Green Street Cumberland, Maryland " Dot " . . . attractive and efficient . . . good conversationalist . . . friendly with " Ginny. " Medical Secretarial Course Barbara Weiner 8 Hansborough Street Dorchester, Massachusetts " Barb " . . . always willing to help others . . . sure to be some doctor ' s right-hand girl. Medical Secretarial Course Patricia Wheeler 19 Herring Avenue Biddeford, Maine " Pat " . . . lovely voice . . . those week ends at Dartmouth . . . oh! that diet. Executive Secretarial Course Constance Whited Calais Road Houlton, Maine " Connie " . . . cute . . . friendly , , , wants to be a farmer ' s wife. Finishing Secretarial Course Barbara Wholey 95 Central Street Hingham, Massachusetts " Barb " . . . friendly and sincere . . . excellent student . . . great joker . . . full of fun. Medical Secretarial Course Frances Wilson 6190 Rogers Park Place Cincinnati, Ohio " Franny " . . . petite . . . friendly . . . nice dresser . . . very pleasant. Stenographic Course. Class History . . . On a warm day in September of the year 1948, there entered the Fisher School a group of some two hundred young and equally timid ladies, henceforth the class of 1950, about to embark on the road to BUSINESS. Along with them, they brought high hopes of thoroughly enjoying their two years ' stay at Fisher. As they slowly got acquainted and paired off with new-found friends, they learned from the current seniors all about life at Fisher. The faculty and adminis- tration explained about Sororities, Glee Club, Dramatic Club, and Fisher Flashes. " Dorm " girls became fast friends with each other, and things settled down at last. One of the most important events for the class of ' 50 was the election of officers. After the votes were counted, the following were chosen leaders of their class for 1948-49: President Nancy Nuttall Vice-President Janet McKeown Secretary Thayer Anastos Treasurer Phyllis Robery Following the election of officers came the class of ' 50 ' s first Fisher Formal held at the Hotel Statler. Everyone truly thought it an evening to remember. Next on the list was the annual Christmas Pageant, a beautiful performance conducted by the Dramatic Club and Glee Club. After the performance, classes adjourned for the two weeks ' Christmas vacation. Back again to work, the girls were now beginning to wonder about Sororities and whether or not they could possibly be eligible. After marks came out, with much ceremony each Sorority — Alpha Iota and Theta Alpha Chi — conducted pledge services and initiations. Being honorary Sororities, the girls were doubly thrilled to be pledged to join. Now in succession came a formal dance at the Parker House and the Big Event — Junior Week. The class of ' 50 worked hard on an assembly, a Mothers ' Tea, and the Junior Prom. All the girls looked beautiful with their handsome escorts as they waltzed in the beautiful gold and ivory ballroom at Fisher. In April, the class had " Fathers ' Night " for all the dads. Refreshments were served, and an excellent speaker entertained everyone ' s dad. The annual School Event was a night at the Boston " Pops " in Symphony Hall. With the very best of seats, the Fisher girls sipped lemonade while they thorough- ly enjoyed the wonderful " Pops " music. At long last came time for summer vacations. Before leaving for homes all over the map, the juniors put on a Class Day show in the Hatch Memorial Shell. To the theme of " Fisher Circus ' Daze ' " the girls cavorted about, thoroughly enjoying themselves. They finally left for home, tired, happy, and looking forward to their second year — as seniors. 1949-50 At last came the day for the class of ' 50 to return to Fisher to start out on the second and final year of its school career. To start the year, the class elected the following officers: President Nancy Nuttall Vice-President .... ..JThelma Hanson Secretary Janet McKeown Treasurer Jo Ann Hewev Sororities got to work after a long summer ' s rest and had two social events. One was a Halloween Pumpkin Ball, sponsored by Alpha Iota Sorority. Miss Claire Viden, President of Alpha Iota, and Mr. Sanford crowned Gwen Davies and her escort Queen and King. Theta Alpha Chi sponsored a lovely Fashion Show in which sorority members participated as models. The latest fashions were shown to great advantage by the very attractive models. In November, the school held an informal dance at the Hotel Sheraton. A huge crowd attended and everyone had a wonderful time. December once more brought the Christmas Pageant, this time performed at John Hancock Hall. It certainly attracted many people and was a superb creation. The girls then left for home on their Christmas vacation. Once again Sororities vied to get the Juniors into their groups. Initiations were held and everyone wished she could have had marks high enough to allow her to join. Fisher gave a formal dance at the Parker House, following a smash success by the Dramatic Club. The Club acted in the very famous and entertaining " Our Hearts Were Young and Gay, " starring Ida Cristaldi and Margie McNeil. The play was excellent and the fellows from Fisher and Emerson added greatly to the cast. The Seniors now entertained their mothers at the Senior Mothers ' Tea. Re- freshments were wonderful, especially Mr. Myron ' s new punch formula. As usual, the Glee Club sang beautifully and well. At last, Senior Week arrived. With lumps in their throats at the thoughts of leaving Fisher, the girls had their banquet at the Hotel Vendome, Class Day at the Hatch Memorial Shell, the Senior Prom at the Hotel Somerset, a cruise on the " Boston Belle, " and finally graduation at John Hancock Hall. Seniors put away their worn books, bid fond but sad adieu to their favorite teachers, and they left the school to which they had become so attached. Though work in business was uppermost in the seniors ' minds, they all vowed to return again and often to Fisher — where wonderful memories were gained by all. Senior Superlatives CUTEST Phyllis Robery BEST DRESSED .... Norma Jayne Stead WITTIEST Eileen Dorman MOST ATTRACTIVE Claire Viden SWEETEST Therese Sherburne MOST TALENTED Ruth Dingee QUIETEST Mary Mallon MOST RELIABLE Rita Ffeifer BEST LEADER Nancy Nuttall BEST HUMOR Madeleine Tardif MOST POPULAR Janet McKeown BEST NATURED Barbara Baker BEST ALL-ROUND GIRL .Thayer Anastos CLASS COMEDIENNE Ida Cristaldi MOST AMBITIOUS Joan Pelletier MOST COLLEGIATE Kathleen Strickland MOST SOPHISTICATED Patricia Wheeler CLASS TEASE Virginia Maynard MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED Barbara Elder K Thayer Anastos, Editor in Chief Phyllis Robery, Associate Editor Lucy Vignone, Coordinator Editorial Staff JEAN BOYLE ROSE FRACCALVIERI SHIRLEY HAINES BARBARA KEAY MARILYN KINGSBURY ELIZABETH McNEIL JOANNE PUTNAM JOANN ROWELL BARBARA SHAPEL THERESE SHERBURNE Photography Staff NANCY DAVIS EILEEN DORMAN JOANN PHELAN JOAN SCHNEIDERMAN •d it We, the staff of this memory hook, wish to extend our sincere gratitude to the faculty and the students who so kindly assisted in making this publication possible. ..Autographs. .


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