Florida Memorial College - Arch Yearbook (Miami, FL)

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3: P-. ' «? V ' H lfc I THE ARCH Si Volume 4 1954 Published by The Yearbook Staff of Florida Normal and Industrial Memorial College Saint Augustine, Florida Copyright by Ethel Whichard Eula Gary Editor in Chief Managing Editor Lindsey Heard Business Manager 1 H Tt«i r - « FOREWORD As a symbol of the rich experiences which the students and the constituents of Florida Normal and Industrial Mem- orial College have shared, of the sacrifices and hardships endured during our sojourn herein 1953-54 We present the Arch- a record for ourselves and posterity of those images and lives over which millions may reminisce. DEDICATION DR. NATHAN W. COLLIER The Late President of Fla. Normal Ins ' t Saint Augustine, Florida DEDICATION TO DR. NATHAN W. COLLIER Indicative of our appreciation we dedicate this fourth volume of the Arch to one who served our institution dili- gently from 1896-1941, a period of forty-five years, during which time the college received national recognition and a firm foundation was laid upon which future generations may build. z 5 CD U X) u S o u 00 c u 0) o r O •5 - 3K JO . c • 03 0) r— i O M +- C •rH 14 U en o o Q z I- ■So en oo o a 0) £ C o •r-l ■M U x) c (L) J-i d CO u ■— i Oh Tribute to DR. ROYAL WENDELL PURYEAR Our energetic president, who during the few years spent here at our college, has wrought miracles as a result of his profound administrative ability. CHARLES E. PRICE Deanof the college; Advisor to the Arch; A. A. Flor- ida N.LM. College; A. B. Johnson C. Smith; M. A. Howard University; LLB American School of Law; Further study-Johns Hopkin University. FRANK T. WILSON A. B. Lincoln University, Pa.; M. A. Columbia University; Further study-Columbia University. RODELLE POBERTS Director of Public Relation; B. S. New York, University; M. S. N.Y. University. BRADLEY G. MOORE Director of Teacher Training; B. S. Alabar a State Col- lege; M. A. Ohio State College; Residence for Ph D 10 ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE FACULTY JOSIE B. GREER Social Science A.B. Oberlin ' College; M.A. Oberlin University. WILLIAM L. BROWN English B.S. Virginia State College; M.A. Columbia University. EDDIE M. CALDWELL HALSEY CARSTENS Associate Professor of Music Ph. D., Linfield College; B. D. Colgate -Rochester Divin- ity School; M. A. Berkeley Baptist Divinity School; Mus. M. University of Washington; Mus. D. Central Conservatory of Music, Chicago. MARY FARRIS B.A. Lincoln University (Mis- souri) JAMES S. MILLER Librarian A.B. Morehouse College; M. S. Atlanta University. RUTH CARSTENS ALT A I. GREENE Social Science B.A. Jones Millikin College; B.S. , M.A. University of Wis- consin. 11 B. H. PURYEAR Education B. S. Winston Salem Teach- ers College; M. A. Prairie View A M College ACADEMIC AND ADMINISTRATIVE FACULTY L. G. ROPER B. S. South Carolina State College; M. A. Atlanta Uni- versity; Further Study Uni- versity of Southern California Jhh| «v- -or m. WALTER L. STORRS Director of Rel igious Life A.B. Virginia Union Univer- sity; B.D. Andover Newton Theological Seminary LORENZO J, THOMAS Director of Athletics B.S. Morgan State College; M.A. New York University LESTER T. WHITELOCKE Religion B.S. Florida Normal and In- dustrial Memorial College; S.T.B. Seminary of Pacific GRACE VINSON Physical Education for Women B.S. Florida A M University; Further Study-New York Uni- versity 12 STAFF i:V J. T. WALLACE Cashier § •;. n ! ROBERT SAUNDERS Veterans Advisor GLADYS CARTER College Nurse , a 1 ..- J. A. MARTIN Book Keeper ' fi w!t ADELE W. MATHIS House Directress, Fisher Hall C. J. SMITH House Directress, Bacon Hall 1 JAMES STIRRUP Chef Cook GLADYS JOHNSON Dietitian 13 ODESSA BROWN Secretary to the Presi- dent HELEN STORRS Assistant Librarian ESTELLA MATTHEWS Secretary to the Director of Teach- er Training WILMA THOMAS Secretary to the Regis- trar LEWIS TERRY Custodian WILLIAM BYRD Maintenance Dept. W. M. ZANDERS Field Agent MATTHEW THOMAS Horticulturist 14 YEARBOOK STAFF ETHEL WHICHARD Editor-in-Chief EMMA PETERSON Typist THOMASINE SPIRES Music Editor W . -ViM fllB v " T MB i BSSBSKBmESB AMMON JACKSON Art-Editor PETER WILLIAM Secretary 15 EULA M. GARY Managing Editor JAMES SMITH Advertising Manager LUGENIE FRANCIS Assistant Typist IDA LOGAN Circulation Manager LINSEY HEARD Business Manager 16 EULA R. GARY President EMMA D. PETERSON Secretary FRANCES WILEY Treasurer LEONARD WILSON Business Manager ' WE ' LL ANCHOR OUR SHIP IN THE HARBOR OF SUCCESS 1 18 MOLCIE CARTER " Red " Hasting, Fla. " Aim high and hold your aim. " Varsity F; Basketball; F. T. A. LINDSEy HEARD " Spade " Gary, Ind. Varsity F; Omega Psi Phi group; Yearbook staff; Stu- dent Council President. MARION BESS ANT ' Bunky " Jacksonville, Fla. ROBERT JOYNER " Lil Lion " Jacksonville, Fla. Asst. Coach EDITH WESTON Jacksonville, Fla. ALFRED MALLARD St. Augustine, Fla. F. T. A. CLENSY WARREN " Clem " Jacksonville, Fla. " Give to the world the best you have and the best will come back to you. F. T. A. JAMES THOMAS Hawthorne, Fla. Elementary Education Major JUANITA GRIFFIN " Nita " Ocala, Fla. " Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. " Zeta Phi Beta Sorority; F. T. A. 19 EMILY WATSON Archonian Club Jacksonville, Fla. F. T. A. WILLIE ALLEN STALLWORTH " Whang Dang " Pensacola, Fla. We will depart for the future to serve Y. M. C. A. Omega Psi Phi Interest Group; Varsity F; Forum; F. T. A. ETHEL WITCHARD " Skirt " Pantego, North Carolina " Not finish just begun " Editor of Yearbook; Student Council; Varsity F; F. T. A. DOROTHY WRIGHT Archonian Club Jacksonville, Fla. F. T. A. ETHEL HANKINS Jacksonville, Fla. F. T. A. I BEVERLY DEMPS Jacksonville, Fla. ALFRED MOORER " Monk " Pensacola, Fla. Omega Psi Phi Interest Groups; F. T. A. PAUL JOSEPH ' Pablo " Miami, Fla. " Aim for the highest for you know not where you land. " Alpha Phi Alpha; Y.M. C. A. ELIZABETH ILES " Liz " Lakeland, Fla. F. T. A. JAMES HEMPHILL " Hemp " Texas Omega Psi Phi Interest Group. 20 SUPERLATIVES Boy Girl Paul Joseph Most Studious Eula Gary Carlos Houston Most Energetic Emma Peterson Lindsey Heard Most Versatile Ethel Witchard Rev. J. W. Cole Most Serious Willie M. Chitty Lindsey Heard Most Dignified Frances Wiley Rev. J. W. Cole Most Religious Carrie Waitman Alfred Moorer Most Talented Emma Peterson Willie Stalworth Most Popular Emily Watson James Hemphill Biggest Teaser Emma Peterson Alfred Mallard Biggest Baby Juanita Griffin Lindsey Heard Best Groomed Carrie Parson Frankie Moss Most Artistic Ethel Whitchard James Thomas k Most Industrious Beverly Demps Leonard Wilson Most Sophisticated Ethel Hazel Willie Stalworth Biggest Bluffer Annie L. Gant Lindsey Heard Most Athletic Ethel Witchard James Hemphill Most Talkative Clenzy Warren Willie Stalworth Best Dancer Ethel Hazel Leonard Wilson Most Likely to Succeed Juanita Griffin 21 MAGGIE HULL Jacksonville, Fla. SENIORS NOT SHOWN SHIRLEY CURRINGTON ANNIE GANTT ETHEL HAZEL DOROTHY HAZEL JAMES MARTIN CLARINE LIMBRIC RUBY MITCHELL 22 A h X " Elwood Dupree President 0 a c % is 24 E. Wright 25 J. Miller W. Selmore P. Harrison 26 mm a V 4) -t-» u 0) XI CO 28 ' u o V o Oh H TJ -jO IT) m O w ,£ CX O i— i r— 1 o 1-3 H 29 I a en 0) •rH cn tn U U 00 O M Oh H 30 FACULTY LEROY CALHOUN Carpentry LEWIS GRANBERRY Masonry WILLIAMS RHINES Shoe Repairing G. X. PELLICER Printing A. J. HUGHES Director of Student Work 32 V . ■;. ., W i— i o u o ID o CO I— I CO I— I X H 33 Q W w w CQ O H O i— i H i— i 34 THE STUDENT COUNCIL Lindsey Heard- -President THE WOMEN SENATE 36 DRAMATIC CLUB ■-. «», m i 11 f ' ■ i iB I 1» f 1 NEWSPAPER STAFF 37 i Y.M.C.A. 38 THE ACHRONIANS THE ACHRONES Some of the PHI BETA SIGMA members . 39 THE VIGILANTES AND THEIR SPONSOR THE FORUM-- -CARLOS HOUSTON PRESIDENT 40 The 1953-54 edition of the FLORIDA NORMAL LOINS -mm-. THE VARSITY " F " CLUB 42 GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM Reading from left to right: Ella Giles, Vernice Russ, Doris Medlocke, Dorothy Robinson, Elouise White, Caretha Bellamy, Lois Baker, Mary Sandlin, Bennie White, Dorothy Plummer, Ernestine Stanley, Lillian Barnes. BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM Reading from left to right: Elwood Dupree, James Miller, Waymon Selmore, Henry Arlond James, Jimmie Johnson, Thomas A. Blue, James Day, Cecil Felder, James Bradley, Benjamin H. Swilley, Willie Tilman, Ed- ward Brown, Albert Cherry. 43 " Miss Florida Normal " and attendants Reading left to right: Miss Ethel Whichard, Miss Maeola Henderson, Miss Florida Normal, Miss Verneice Russ. I I The Homecoming Parade 1953 President R, W. Putyear speaking to the Homecoming crowd at Francis Field, 1953. Miss Maeola Henderson (Miss Florida Normal) center. 44 1S 45 M A Y D A Y S H O T S 46 SNAPSHOTS - HERE AND THERE! 47 COMMENCEMENT 1954 48 SUMMER COMMENCEMENT 1953 eon«a»i c - t „ u!. D .M« ' S siss Er ?4| Rev. Edward T. Graham, Miami, Florida, speaking at dedication of new addition to College library. Coach L. J. Thomas leading line of march. 49 FOUNDERS DAY EXERCISE. Rev.M. C. Bascom, pastor of Douglas Memorial Community Church, Baltimore, Maryland, delivers Founders ' Day Address to packed auditorium. , Memorial Services at the Graves of Founders. 50 u I T3 " s ■c E -t i — i " 8 u E oo n) 5 2 CD § c 2 5 £« E 1 2 E 2 a E m .sS- _ 3 E ■ " o C 42 £.S ■-I oca a) O « X! »— P«t! - o EE S 2 u D. — ' g U C — » ■ w QlOW o o c l r ■— 51 O G Z E D -o - -C O tt M . S = . " ° C i CO § op £ fT3 co . U ■S ° O u, " tJ -o u B -I c E W — . " 5 CU XI s u -a E.S E E !« E Uoo 52 LLI X V « a D - u c rt v} c J 03 n U L-l Oj «J o c 01 3 3 -J uj 1 u _i -C Xi O DC O u .3 J o ..Q «1 0) CO O . o a § O . E , " I ° £ W QJ 4) P.O. X (— j c l . £ 2 m u 2 - « §§ Q « It ° £ " " 43 X U E A a) S 3 E 5 U 03 O w =r M U2 53 OS Qi O £ i 2 ' a. , 4) " i o " a o Q 2 t! LO - " 2 u • 00 a] o OS r- U C -G n " 1 co • • v DO « o .a ° - 1 J2 a u E .a £ U Q . E M w 5 2 U " " S c m — " J 54 CAMPUS LIFE Students at Work A Gaze into the Future 55 A Leisure Hour Social Life 56 We Remember Mother Dorothy E. Littlejohn Mother Christine Valentine Our Campus Mothers can recall the growth of Florida Normal from its infancy to an institution of renown. We are grateful of the inspiration that they still radiate and we shall always remember Our Mothers for their unselfish contributions to the development of Florida Normal. 58 CLASS OF 1944 IH t fc;t f } U,f« CLASS OF 1934 59 m Dr. N.W. Collier, in state 1941. - . $S i ft 1 »t Florida Normal Lions, State Football Champs, 1926. Florida Normal Lions, State Baseball Champs, 1929. 60 Way back when Mom and Dad were graduating, I was just beginning to learn of all the ways I could help around the home. Now, I ' ve received my diploma as a full- fledged, all-around Household Helper. The list of things I do to help you enjoy life is many times longer than it was 25 years ago. What ' s more, my average hourly wage for helping with homework is just about half what it was then. % FLORIDA POWER LIGHT COMPANY 1 BAIN AND RUNK Enterprises General Contracting Phone 1986 P. O. Box 1029 St. Augustine Florida Compliments of WEINSTEIN BROTHERS established 1888 Choice Meats, Fruits and Vegetables St. Augustine, Florida 103 St. George Phone 13-14 Compliments of CASTO - CRICHLOW FRIGIDAIRE APPLIANCES 60 Granada St. St. Augustine, Fla. PHONE 1365 HOUGH HOME EQUIPMENT 173 San Marco Avenue St. Augustine Florida G. S. HOUGH - MGR. THE RECORD PRESS, INC. St. Augustine, Florida Designers and Producers of Distinctive Printing Since 1888 COMPLIMENTS Of The HOLLYWOOD MUSIC STORE Jacksonville, Fla. Joseph E. Higdon, Manager Continuous Quality Compliments of eca m 239 San Marco Avenue Phone 124 St. Augustine, Fla. COMPLIMENTS OF BUSINESS SERVICE, INCORPORATED Bookkeeping Service Office Supplies Office Printing Equipment St. Augustine, Fla. P.O. Box 1129 Phone 580 COMPLIMENTS OF AMERICAN OIL DISTRIBUTORS Palmer Street St. Augustine, Florida Vernon W. Hemly - Agent Phone 1310 PARKS MOTORS 300 San Marco Avenue DODGE St. Augustine, Florida Phone I 848 COMPLIMENTS Of CITY BAKERIES " Look Wholesome, Be Wholesome, Eat Holsum Bread " Bob McCarter David McCarter Phone 452 P.O. Box 1260 McCARTERS Sealtest QUALITY DAIRY PRODUCTS 1 7 I San Marco Ave. St. Augustine, Florida Phone 1024 ZORIC DRY CLEANING 143 San Marco Ave. St. Augustine, Florida A. J. Maltby, Pres. H. T. Cone, Owner COMPLIMENTS OF THE ICEBERG Drugs, cosmetics and fountain service Dr. A. C. Forward Saint Augustine Florida Phone 197 COMPLIMENTS OF ST. LUKE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH Rev. P. W. Williams, Sr .Pastor 809 N. W. 6th Avenue Miami, Florida FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Rev. Arthur J. Hughes Pastor Mrs. Arthur J. Hughes : m P ' IBB iaV " ' First Baptist Church 81 Saint Francis Street Phone 133 0-W The Church Where You ' re Never a Stranger You ' re Always Welcome AUTOGRAPHS AUTOGRAPHS -mtafigStf mMLAm '


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