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Patti Spnhr selects pictures to be used in the Connie Suncle looks over the advertising sec-
tion. while Katie Thompson consults with lllnrgie
Martin about the layout.
Organizational meetings of the copy and busi-
ness stuffs were held ut the beginning of the year.
As work progressed on the Almanack small groups
of staff members mel to complete certain sections
of the book. Copy stuff members selected pictures
to be used in the Almanack, wrote identification
cutlines :incl correcterl proofs from the printer.
The staff has :iimeil at niziking the 1955 Alman-
ack an accurate historical record ol' the school year.
It is hoped that zi true picture of life at Franklin
College is rctlectecl in these pages.
Stuff. First row, left to right:
Shirley W'hite, Klgirxziret Nlzirtili.
CL-il Amlis, Put liliwk, Si-conll
row: Marlene Mitchell. Maury Roll-
ertsnn, lliirluirzi Kemp, .luck Pluke.
Tllirtl row: liill liriilfes, Irene-
lfuchs, lionnie Thompson, Dick
Vzinilivier. I-'ourlh row: Sue Culrb.
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Editor Bonnie Thompson
A portrait of the year 1955 at Franklin College
has been brought to you by a hard-working Alman-
Plans for the yearbook began during the sum-
mer of 1954. The layout was drawn up, contracts
were signed and the budget was made. Actual work
on the Almanack began the day school opened in
September. Student photographers took pictures
during orientation and registration and class pic-
tures were taken as students passed through the
Main Building to enroll.
The scheduling of all pictures was done by Editor
innie Thompson. Material for the Almanack was
ritten by copy staff members Mary Robertson.
1 ara Kemp, Marlene Mitchell, Patti Spahr, Jean
mbfl, Ceil Ambs, Pat Black, Shirley White, Paul
ixwllflfini. Carole Jacobs, Katie' Thompson and Sue
Cobb, Penny Miles did the art work.
The sports section was handled by Jack Plake
ani Dick Vandivier. Jack arranged for sports pic-
tures to be taken and drew up the layout for the
iivision. Dick compiled all athletic team records
and wrote the sports copy.
Business Manager Connie Sunde was kept busy
directing the soliciting of advertisers, balancing
' e budget and laying out the advertising section.
.Q ' usiness staff was composed of Dorothy Sar-
ge ' Margaret Martin, Mary Boyer, Paul Nugent,
ll. I of Marlt ie Mitchell, and Martha Garner.
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M, ll! 'N
A, bigger, better publication is continually being
vorked for by The Franklin staffers, This year has seen
S eat fimprovement in both aspects. lt has been in- ,
' 'mf' from a fivehcolumn paper to a seven-column page.
, Y' lcurate and complete coverage of the news was the ,
o ,I aim of The Franklin. It tried to report news as
Sf . as'p0sSible in a creditable manner. Stressing the
cr .rrge of faculty and administrative "beats" was found
tt f extremely important in working successfully toward
Utustanding was the sports issue distributed as an
e- ra as a result of the tcam's tying for first in the Hoos-
iei Vontcrencc basketball competition.
'l'he April lst paper written and edited by a freshman
statt' was another special edition,
Not only did The Franklin strive to report the big
news events, it also attempted to give adequate space to
social news Features ranged from personality sketches
of professors to by-lined stories by Duke, the campus
mascot. It was in these that the creativeness of student
journalists was best exemplified. Several columns were
included in each issue. Sports were covered, as usual,
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