George Washington High School - Compass Yearbook (Alexandria, VA)
- Class of 1949
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His memory will always be enshrined in our hearts. We who
knew him loved him, for he was mannerly, friendly, and helpful
in every way. His excellent character, which was beyond reproach,
was deserving of emulation.
The word of his passing came as a great shock to all of us,
and although he is not with us, his spirit will follow us beyond our
That we may never forget one who justly earned the affection
of all his classmates We, the Senior Class of George Washington
High School, dedicate the 1949 Compass' to GRAFTON SHREVE.
In this year, 1949, the bicentennial anni-
versary of the founding of the city of Alex-
andria is being celebrated.
We think it entirely fitting, therefore, that
our yearbook be set in an atmosphere repre-
sentative of life in the Alexandria of 1749.
Mr. Edgar G. Pruei
Mrs. Iosephine Tolbert Mr. Robert W. Garner
Assistunt Principal Assistant Principal
In charge of girls In Charge of boys
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a very nice year . . . successful too . . . eighth grad-
GE ers for the first time here at G. W .... hard work
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'UP November l9 . . . the Dramatic Club presentation for iw
the fall . . . junior Class Record Hop December 4, 'ig
with Santa Claus "Hillman" the spark of the evening
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lucky graduates on Commencement Night . . . Janu- ,
QQ ary 28 . . . new semester . . . new classes . . . new 'gb
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U THE COMPASS, 1949
A happy disposition
A LLEN BAGGOTT
A romantic Romeo
Neat as a pin
One of the Baldiga arrisrs
A miss who will be missed
The right kind of friend
Always ready and obliging
Carefree as a lark
Long, lean, and likeable
Has what it takes
H erk y
Looks at life through rose colored
Sweet and smiling Suzy
Industrious in all he does
Strong and silent
Always ready for a laugh
MARY KATHRYN COPE
Short, sweet, and can she sing!
4 THE COMPASS, 1949
Studious looks and gentlemanly
The artist-a rare, rare hreed
Honey blond with a southern
Ace drummer and true wit
A considerate and contented chap
Fingernails to tear the cohwebs
from any man's heart
Music to follow wherever she goes
A tiny trick
Modest and shy with mischief in
Every day a holiday
Fame on the football field
MARY CATHERINE JOLLIFFE
Tall and darkg slim and
A friendly disposition that will
Shy guy, but first rate friend
As nice as a gal can be
Poise and politeness
4 THE COMPASS, 1949
An even tempered gentleman
who loves a joke
Hair as sunny as her heart
Pert and peachy
Full 0' fun
Stays where all the fun is
A great sweet silence
PATRICIA SPIRE MERCER
A pretty Mrs.
A million dollar disposition
Music and mirth
A good guy
Witty' as witty can be
Pretty, pleasant, and petite
An infectious laugh
Artistic and ambitious
A small bundle of dynamite
THE COMPASS, 1949
Get thee behind me Satan-and
An engaging sense of humor
An excellent student and friend
A peppy lass one can't surpass
Can't rufHe her good nature
A fancy for band formations
Cute with curly locks
A good sport and a happy one
Sweeter than sweet
An attractive miss with her heart
in the West
Dark, petite and strong minded
Must be related to Gene Krupa
Don't come any nicer
Sincerity and good humor in our
Cheery and full of chatter
MARY ELIZABETH TOPPING
W'ith merry words and humor
THE COMPASS, 1 949
NANCY VAN HYNING
Eyes that sparkle with rnerrimenr '
A gentleman in everything he
First rate in pep and vim
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A touch of beauty
With a lasting smile and never-
ending funny stories
Sharp as a tack
My only books-women's looks
Smile, smile, and smile some
Red hot red head with the
Modest and demure but much
Nothing could be sweeter
THE COMPASS, 1949
Short, sweet, and plenty all reet
Lives to build and not to boast
Never two eyes so dancing
A little nonsense now and then
Abounds in sweetness and smiles
Anything for a quiet life
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Gaiety and friendliness so well
Our good humor man
A smiling face and a friendly
Life without the women?-
Happy go lucky with lots of
Cute, sweet, and petite
1 and brains too!
Sweet, wholesome and really in
Never a dull moment
THE COMPASS 1949
G. Wfs own hill billy
So musically inclined
A witty jest-a frequent smile
Clever, casual and comely
Lots of humor-lots of brains
Always fun for everyone
An open heart for all
A warm smile that knocks 'em
So easy to like
Amiable and dynamic dancer
Unobrrusive and sweet
Can't disrupt her friendly nature
Calm and very serene
Pride of the rifle team
Sweeter than sugar candy
Strong, silent, and very likeable
THE COMPASS, 1949
That certain something that makes
everybody like him
Lots of admirable traits
Impish but angelic
As prone to mischief as able to
Gentle as a lamb but not as quiet
Lovely and delightful
Sweet to meet and swell to know
Happy always-laughing always
PAU L DON LEY
A little ball of lite
Gets a kick out of life-this
Always pleasant to be with
Many friends wherever she goes
Right from the pages of
The life of every party
An artist and a good fellow all
THE COMPASS, 1949
Our queen with popularity plus
Diminutive and debonaire
Hard working but happy-this
With wir and humor at all times
Personality and brains behind
those big blue eyes
Full of fun-everybody's favorite
A for ambitious, artistic and able
Fun her motto
MARY FELTMAN A
A sweetness so well admired
A friendly fellow
Delightful, demure, and dainty
The ladies' choice
A man to remember
A high scorer at bat, basket, and
4 THE COMPASS, 1949
A sweet song-bird
A smile with every step
Laughter wherever he is
Brains with a capital "B
A big terror for her little size
Man of personality
A sincere scholar with a steadfast
Pretty as a lyric
Seldom seen without a gay smile
Strikingly attractive in every way
EDNA MAE HALE
A warm heart with plenty of
Dance and be happy
Cute and capable
Always ready for
Our popular and
Knows the road to popularity
THE COMPASS, 1949
The word "impossible" not in his
A carefree lad
Wit and wisdom
Shy but sincere
Fellow with a fine future
Convertibles and clothes so
A friendly face and dancing feet
Nice as can he
Determined and delightful
Ready wit and plenty of it
Calm, cool and collected
A petite package
Fun and fancy free
A jolly joker at the right times
Athletic, alert, and always on
A little doll dressed in happiness
THE COMPASS 1949
Always happy and on the go
G. WIS sweet Southern import
Kind and gentle
A voice as sweet as her personality
An unspoken word but a smile
Slick as a whistle
Cute as cute can be
Fun for all-all for fun
Speed demon in friendship as
well as in track
Observant and outstanding
Take life too seriously and what
is it worth?
Lots of humor, full of fun
Fair, fascinating and fun
BETTY JEAN KxDD
A sweet simplicity
EDNA MAE KIDO
Pretty as a picture
Can't help liking this gal
THE COMPASS, 1949
A waggish and wonderful guy
A gay and jovial
Good sense and good humor
Personality mirrored by her -
MARY WILSON LAMOND
C for charming and Compass-a
Nice, polite-floods the stage
Always laughing-always gay
A bright little man
ALMA JANE LECOMPTE
Looks equal to hcr height
Little Bit .
A mighty friendly mite
MARY ANN LUH
Talented in the helds of music
Always a ready hand and friendly
CAROLYN MCBRIDE i
Bubbling with gaiety
Happy and free from care
A little package of everything
THE COMPASS, 1949
Sweet, fair, and shining red hair
With a surplus of laughs and
Always smiling and sincere
Quiet and unruflled
An ear to ear grin
Silent but successful
Where intellect and friendliness
Lots of smiles and lots of zip
Full of fun and friendliness
MARY ELLEN MILLS
Quantities of good qualities
An unsurpassed sweetness
A gentleman to the nth degree
A mixture of humor and wit
LA RI'l'A Momsrz
Always pleasant and alert
A card from the top of the deck
Intelligence to get you places
THE COMPASS, 1949
As nice as they come
A first rate friend
The perfect Lord
Pint sized but plenty of zip
Eiliciency behind that smile
Naturally friendly with a smile
Quiet but keen
Cute and efficient
A Broadway-bound star
Brains not lacking here
Full of pep and lots of go
Always has a goo
A winning way
Quite a guy
MARY JANE Poss
Fun to be with-this gay little
THE COMPASS 1949
A good sense of humor never to
Sweet and gentle
Tops from any standpoint
A likeable and lively leader
A little bundle of witty remarks
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Fun to be with on all occasions
Shining hair with brains beneath
Tall, blonde and terrinc
Handsome as they come
So-o petite-So-o very nice
A gladsome gal with gaysome
Takes fun where she finds it
If I could write the beauty of
ST. CLAIR SHELTON
With a hi and a hello for
A hearty laugh that pleases us all
Affable and altogether nice
THE COMPASS 1949
Walked right into our hearts
Quiet but much alive
Gay with a grin to match
With ever present smiles
Known for his friendliness as
well as his sports
Life is but a laugh
And flne with a fiddle
A smile as quick as her wit
Fun to talk to, fun to be with,
fun to know
Mischievous and military
MARY JANE STARKEY
Constantly gay and laughing
"Starred" for grease paint and
Sensational sense of humor
Cute, calm and collected
Always with friends and fun
THE COMPASS, 1949
Refuses to look on the dark sicle
A studious mind and a will to do
More fun than a
Has that way with the women
Humor and friendliness all in one
F ELICITY TRUEBLOOD
Wit at her fingertips
Short 'n sweet
An attraction for the ladies
Jo ANN VAN DORNES
Twinkling eyes and peaches and
With a "happy go lucky" way
A love for sports and adventure
Vitality-her headline, neatness
-her by line
A petite package of niceness
A perfect gentleman-quiet and
A great disposition
That quiet charm
THE COMPASS, 1949
jolly but seriousg fun loving but
Can always weave a spell
An educated gentleman
Silent, singlemincled, and senisble
Always a witty comeback
Courteous, competent, and clever
A sure fire success
Dark and daring
One reason gentlemen prefer
An advertisement for good
Vitality and pep plus
Born with a gift of laughter
A musical fellow
BEST ALL AROUND VUITTIEST
MARII? ENKE CAROL TIIA'I'c3III2R
BILL SMITH AIISTIN MORGAN
MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED
MARX' WILSON LAMOND
MOST ATHLETIC MOST POPULAR
MARIE ENKE MARIE ENKE
BILL SMITH DONNIE HANBACK
A Task 'Well Done
The main forces behind the active functioning of
the Senior Class are the Class Sponsor, Mr. Irving
Lindsey, and the Chairmen of the january and june
graduating classes, Milton Weatherhead and Bill
Smith, respectively. Mr. Lindsey is well known
throughout the high school for his ability in
mathematics and many other subjects, but his
unfailing and earnest endeavors contributed for
the benefit of the Senior Class may not be so
wcll known. However, his task is somewhat
lightened by the able assistance of such fine and
capable students as Milton and Bill. Their
combined efforts have brought a year of
commendable achievements to a class
of students who can look back with
pride on their excellent and out-
standing guides to greater
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President ......,.,.,... MORTON BREGMAN
Vice Prefident ...,.....,..,.,.,.... BILL DUKE
Secretary ..,...,,........ CAROL ANN MYERS
Trearurer ..,... ........,..., B ILLY BREEN
Standing, left to right: Bill Duke, Carol
Ann Myers, Morty Bregman.
Seated: Miss Thelma Pruden.
THE IUNIOR CLA ss
The class of 1950 has had an outstanding year under the inspiring and vigorous
sponsorship of Miss Thelma Pruden. Each Junior home room elected a student to
represent that room at the junior Board Meeting held every second and fourth Tues-
day of each month. There were seventeen such representatives who met with the
officers and transacted any business which was presented before the board.
This group, early in the year, voted on the following budget: S100 for the
Compass, S50 toward a gift to the school, and 35175 for the Junior-Senior Prom. In
order to raise this amount, many activities were promoted: such as, the Membership
Drive from October 27 to November 10, the Christmas Record Hop on December 3,
and the Junior Class Pin Drive in January. The big event of the year was the junior-
Senior Prom on April 22.
The class of 1950 will remember the many happy times they have had during
the year as they turn the pages of this Compass. p
S OPHOMORE OFFICERS
Preridem ...... A.......,...., W ILLARD Scovr
Vive Pferident .,... .... ....,..., P A T SMITH
Sec.-Treat.. JOHNNIE ANNE LECOMPTE
Sealed, left to right: johnny Anne Le-
Compte, Willard Scott, Patsy Smith.
Standing: Mrs. Dougherty.
TI-IE SUPHOMORE CLASS
This year, under the able sponsorship of Mrs. Virginia Dougherty, the Sopho-
more Class held its first dance on April 8. Through the continued hard work of its
oflicers the dance was a complete success.
The Sophomores were all shapes and sizes. Some were fat and some were thing
some were tall and some were shortg but together-strong, the class took its place
alongside the upperclassmen.
just watch the class of 1951 really roll next year! !
President ., .,.,. A ,. THOMAS CLEARY
Vice President DOTTIE ORR
Secretary . . . , NANCY PAXSON
Seated: Tommy Cleary.
Standing, left lo right: Dottie Orr, Miss
Fogel, Nancy Paxson.
THE FRESHMAN CLAS
In the Freshman Class there are approximately ninety-one students, boys and
girls of many different personalities.
Our class, ably sponsored by Miss Mary Fogel, has taken part in numerous school
activities, such as assemblies and plays. The students have come from all parts of the
United States, and they have made up a cooperative, conscientious, and interesting
Freshman Class. Of course, we are not perfectg so let us hope that the next class will '
improve upon the mistakes which we have made.
EIGHTH GRADE OFFICERS
Preiidem .....,,.............,.....,.. JOE GRILLS
Vice President ........ RALPH KNEELAND
Secretary-Treasurer ..,... JOAN BARTLETT
Seated: Joe Grills.
Standing, left to right: joan Bartlett,
Miss Thrift, Ralph Kneeland.
THE EIGHTH GRADE
Now that we are familiar with G. W.'s halls and our locker combinations, we
get along fairly well. We also have our own clubs which make us feel fairly important.
They are: Creative Writing Club, Debating Club, and the Dancing Club. Much of
our success was due to the help of our sponsor, Miss Elizabeth Thrift.
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Our Executivef Speak
I would like to thank the members 'of the junior Class for electing me as their
president and for the support which I have received from them throughout my term
in this high office. I only hope that we will continue our fine work throughout our
junior Clan Prerident
I would like to thank all my Sophomore friends for the honor they bestowed
upon me and for the splendid support they gave all class activities. We were young
this year, but from the work we did and the experience we gained thereby, We should
become one of the finest classes that have ever been here.
Sophomore Clan Pretidernt
I sincerely hope each and everyone of us will remember our years at George
Washington High. But above all, remember the Freshman Class of '49.
Frerhman Clair Preridenl
The Class of '55 extends heartiest congratulations and sincere good wishes to the
class of '49 for success in the future with assurance that the fine traditions of G. W.
High will be carefully fostered by those of us who follow in your footsteps.
Eighth Grade Prerident
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First Row, left to right: Shirley Richards, julia de Merguiondo, Nelle Flynn, Erwin Jones, Joe
Baldwin, Mark Berliant, Jim Hawes, Carol Ann Myers, Wilhelmina Herndon, Anna Wisbar.
Second Row: Mary Ellen Mills, Crichton de Lucia, Kay Engquist, Diane Walker, Mary Hall, Helen
Roberts, Joann Rodgers, Joan Manniah, Joan Darling, Shirley Hoskins, Barbara Gelfand, Wini-
fred Stokes. '
Third Row: Diane Evans, johnny Ann LeCompte, Faye Bradham, Marjorie Vann. Jane War1'en.
Shirley English, Mary Wilson Lamond, Lynn Tenley, Grace Byers, Shirley Ross, Mr. Hillman.
Fourth Roux' Dana Hollingsworth, William Stuart, Stanley Garthoif, Benjamin Clark, Neil Leve-
renz, Steve Swartz, Wayne Varner, jack Kidd, Robert Mangum.
Fiflh Roux' Harry Kuykendall, Art Williams, Bobby jones, Donald Malcolm, Bryan Wilson, Bobby
STUDE T COUNCIL
The school year 1948-49 found the George Washington High School Student
Council busily engaged in a series of activities designed to promote self-government
among G. W.'s 1,800 students Linde? the guidance of Mr. Williain Hillman. One of
the chief tasks undertaken by the Council, its officers, sponsors, and members was
development of school spirit at G. W. The importance and value of an energetic
Student Council were stressed through unified attendance at athletic events, an assembly
program depicting good citizenship, the adoption of a European war orphan, a football
season Victory Hop, and the establishment of the first Honor Study Halls at G. W.
' The important executive jobs of the council, those of presiding over the Legisla-
ture and the Honor and Discipline Committee, were ably handled by Mark Berliant
and Jim Hawes, the first and second Vice-Presidents, respectively.
Other important council activities were the chartering of buses to the Metropolitan
Basketball Tourney and the job of acting as hosts for the Northern Virginia Meeting
of the Student Cooperative Association. '
STUDENT COUNCIL OFFICERS
Premlem .....,.....,...,..,.........t,.... .... ..........,..,... J o E BALDWIN
Fin! Vice Prerident .... .. ,,.,.. MARK BERLIANT
Second Vice Preridem ,.,..,.., ....... j AMES HAWE5
Secretary ......... .,.. .... ..,,. . . E RWIN JONES
QUILL A D PALM
Firrt Row, left to right: Mary Hall, Jane Owen, jim Lynde, Ann Burnside, Jim Hawes, Mark
Second Row: Harry Kuykendall, Barbara Faxon, Alice Petersen, Ann Peterson, Ann Miller, Jo-
Anne Campbell, Ann Darling, Mary Wilson Lamond, Luther Gore.
Third Roux' Art Williams, Renee Ornstein, JoAnne Rodgers, Margery Babione, Kate King, Barton
Hellmurh, Harold Boyd, Charles Jennings.
The Quill and Palm is the name of the chapter of the National Honor Society
for secondary schools at George Washington High School. Quill and Palm was the
name of the independent local organization before it became a chapter of the National
Membership in the Quill and Palm is limited to twenty-five members. With the
help of the faculty, the members compile a list of high juniors and low seniors having
a scholastic average of eighty-eight or more. From this list, new members are selected
by secret ballot on the basis of citizenship, character, and participation in extra cur-
ricular activities. New members are initiated semi-annually.
Under the sponsorship of Miss Dolly Callahan, the projects of the Quill and
Palm include raising money for a scholarship, and promoting the March of Dimes,
and Cancer Drives.
The emblem, the keystone and flaming torch, stand for high ideals and truth.
The letters C. S. L. S. on the emblem represent the four basic virtues of the members:
Citizenship, Scholarship, Leadership, and Service.
Preridem ....,......... ., , .... ....,.,.. ........ J A Mas LYNDE
Vice Prexident .,.,.. ....,,, J ANE OWEN
Secretary ,...,.,... .,.......... M ARY HALL
Treururerw. . . ....... ANNE BURNSIDE
QUILL A D .SCROLL
The eflorts of hardworking staff members of the Compass and Surveyor staffs
are rewarded by initiation into the Quill and Scroll, the international honor society
for high school journalists.
Membership in the society is selective, and is determined by the current members.
Candidates for initiation must be of junior standing, be in the upper third of their
class for the current year, have done outstanding work in some phase of journalism,
and finally they must be recommended by the publications' adviser and approved by
the executive secretary in Chicago.
G. W.'s chapter, named after Miss Irma G. DeVault, a former journalism teacher
at G. W., was established in 1945 by Miss DeVault. It is now sponsored by Miss
Quill and Scroll was first organized in 1926 by' a group of advisers at Iowa
University to encourage good student journalism.
Preridenz . . . , ., . .. JOHN STOCKTON
Vice Pferidem . . . MARY WILSON LAMOND
SecretaryfTreaJ'm'e'r . , . ANNE PETERSON
Sealed, left to right: Anne Peterson, Felicity Trueblood, Terry Preble, Lenore Walden, Mary Wilson
Lamond, Marilyn Parr.
Standing, left to right: Luther Gore, john Stockton, Donnie Hanback, James Merow, Reid Sinclair.
Jimmy Hawes, Harold Boyd.
CRenee Ornstein, January graduate, not in picture.j
Deciding on the policy, editorials, and stories for The Surveyor
is the ich of the Editorial Board. Left to right, seated: Dean
Spray, associate editor: Lenore Walden, editor-in-chiefg John
Stockton, managing editorg Miss Juanita CA Tiller, sponsor
Left oo right, standing: Joe Strother, sports editor: Luther
Gore, news editor: Marilyn Parr, circulation manager, and
Douglas Groves, feature editor. Missing from the picture is
lrrna Rasenberg advertising manager
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Seated: Mary Wilson Lamoncl
Standing, left to right: Carol Ann Myers, Ann Wiles, Ann Rixey, Jacqueline Weil Miss Weil
Margot Beattie, Miss Wtmodwaril.
Editor-in-Chief ...,,.. . ,... ..,.,. ..,. . . .,
Arroniate Editorr , .,.. ,
Senior Clarr Editor.
junior Clan Ezlitorr ,
Sporlr Editor 4,.,.,,.
Cadet Editorr ....,.,
MARY WILSON LAMOND
. CAROL ANN MYERS
. t M MARGOT BEATTIE
Each year the Compass Staff strives to make its particular annual the very best
and we are no exception. Although we realize that our efforts have not produced a
perfect book, we sincerely hope that the l949 Compass will serve as ft pleasant re
minder of the clays pictured on its pages.
The staff wishes to acknowledge with deep appreciation the combined work of
Miss Elaine Weil, Miss Unis Woodward, Miss Katherine McElroy, and Mr. Irving
Lindsey who have had that difficult task of worrying about the completion of the
Compass. We particularly wish to express our appreciation to Mr. joe Bell, Jr., for
the many pictures he made available to us. We also thank the members Of Mrs.
Hastings' typing classes who so willingly prepared our copy, and all the individuals
who gave of their time and thought.
Subscription Manager .,.......,., ,. .,...,... ..........,. ,HAROLD BOYD
Adverziring Manager ,. ...... BILL BARRETT
Subscription Sm? . , . ......... JAMES MEROW
Adzferlifirlg SMH .. . . DOT PRUET
Phozogmphem- DONALD POWELL, ROLFE BAGGETT, Bunny ST.
CLAIR, DENZIL OWEN.
S ealed: Miss McElroy
Smnding, left to right: Reid Sinclair, James Merow, Harold Boyd, William Barrett, joe Bell, Anne
Peterson, Dorothy Fincher.
TURE TEACHERS OE
Seated, lefl lo right: Dorothy Hamilton 1Secretary-Treasurerj , Barbara Haynes, Mary Stultz tPro-
gram Chairmanj, Mrs. Montgomery QSponsorJ, Betty Overall QVice Presidentj, Nancy Bill
QCorrespontling Secretaryj, and Betty Gardner CPresident5.
The FTA Club is prevocational and exploratory. It seeks to encourage its mem-
bers to cultivate in themselves qualities of personality and character and to train them
for professional and civic leadership.
WORLD EVENTS CLUB
Seated, le!! to right: Bob Larsen, Dorothy Fincher, John Laynor fTreasurerb, Mary Elizabeth
Tomlin, Leon Hall, Robert Tenley CPresidentj, Barbara Brown, Douglas Groves CSecretaryJ,
Lynn Tenley, James Dufif, Richard Lester.
SflIIl1jiI7A2.' Miss Baugh Qsponsorj.
The purpose of the Wlorld Events Club is to discuss current economic and
political problems and to encourage friendship among neighboring schools.
CONTESTA TS CLUB
Seated, left to righz: Reid Sinclair, john Werner, Lenore Walden.
Fin! Row, standing, left to right: Beverly Teeter, Ann Williams, Miss Keeton, Jane Warren, Eliza-
beth Tomlin, Irene Schuler, Camilla McCurdey, Gladys Feldman, Judith Ginsberg, Jean Bundy.
Second Roux' Allen Gaines, Phil Fagelson, Mark Berliant, Billy Duke.
The Contestants Club includes those students who participate in one of the six
different literary activities, each of which is sponsored by a member of the faculty.
The purpose of this club is to create and maintain interest in various literary Helds.
Many of these students take part in district and state, as well as local, contests and
have in the past received high commendation for all phases of their work.
The groups with their sponsors are:
Debate .......,............ ........ M iss Dolly Callahan
Public Speaking ........ ......... M iss Lucille Keeton
Spelling ............... ........ M iss Agnes Reynolds
Reading .,............. ........ M iss Sylvia Somers
Creative Writing ...... ................ M iss Eunice Guill
Dramatics ............ ....... M rs. Edwina Bachschmid
DRAMA TIC! CL UB
Seated, left lo right: Peggy Myers, Evelyn Abtlill, Mrs. Bachschimid, Jack Humphries.
First Row, standing, left to right: Anna Wisbar, Janice Meshkoff, LaRita Moretz, Alice Petersen,
Maria Wisbar, Betty Becker, Carol Ann Myers, Norma Terl, Margaret Tremain, Janice Slight,
Jane Noel, Billie Ann Hale.
Second Row: Rita Dobson, Edna Brinton, Ann Williams, Inge Rosenbaum, Joyce Leisner, Beverly
Beets, Susan Briggs, Marcia Green, Joy Hahn, Jean Wocten, Ann Litsey, Pat Cable.
Third Row: Gloria Eperly, Gladys Feldman, Penny Carter, Diane Evans, Jane Owen, Ann Dumont,
Nancy Peverill, Pat Smith, Sally Baker, Ada Long, Shirley Sentil, Nancy Rideout.
Fourth Row: Fred Howe, William Cummings, Billy Duke, Bobby Sylverstein, Stanley Garthoff,
Willard Scott, Harold Stone, Roger Gordon, John Philips, Tommy Hulfish, Tommy Cleary.
This year the curtain came down on the Players' most successful season. The
fall play, "We Shook The Family Tree", enjoyed such success that the spring play
was given twice, thus breaking all previous records. Also for the first time the spring
show, because of popular demand, was changed from the three one-act plays given
under the title of "Play Night" to one three-act play. The one-act play contest was
not slighted however, as the players presented very successfully the drama "Smoke-
screen" in the State One-Act Play Contest in Charlottesville. The players can be
truly proud of a very successful season.
'Say the house sits here-"
'Make mine arsenic."
I put one in every mail-box."
Come on let's go before something else happens!
It's a beauty-look at him!"
Go jump in ti tank and pull the lid downf'
LIBRAR Y CL UB
First Roug left to right: Wayne Varner, Marvin Wilkie, Mrs. Miller, Ann Garey.
Second Roux' Betsy Bear, Marian Scaffido, Barbara Warren, Joan Wiltshire, Ann Carver, jo Eleanor
Piper, Lelia Anderson, Nancy McKee, Norma Rubin, Pat Gordon, Diane Evans, Norma Terl.
Third Roux' Joe Moore, William Yost, Neil Leverens, Donald Apperson, Benjamin Actor, Donald
Stewart, Evelyn Keller, Betty Gardner, Loretta Lewis, Arnold Wade, Warren Kranz, Danny
The Library Club is composed of the students who work in the Library during
the six periods of the school day. This year's membership totals thirty-two students
and is under the sponsorship of Mrs. Marilyn Miller, Assistant Librarian. The first
regular meeting of the club was held in October 1948, at which time ofncers were
The program for the year included a speaker from the Department of Rare Books
and Manuscripts of the Library of Congress, a field trip to the Library of Congress, a
Christmas party, several movies concerning library work, and a final picnic in the
spring. All those students who work in the library agree on one thing-that it is
both an enjoyable and prohtable experience.
Preridenz ., ,. , MARVIN WILKE
Vim Preridenl , . , . . ,.., ANN GRAY
Serrelfzry-Treatrrref' , , WAYNE VARNER
UJIC CL UB
The George Wzishington High School Music Club was founded in October, 1947
by Richard Hutchison, a G. W. student.
The main objectives of this club are to stimulate interest in music and to raise
money through an annual musical produc'ion for a 3100 scholarship! This scholarship
is awarded to a senior who has outstanding musical ability and wishes to continue his
musical education after high school production.
The club sponsor is Miss Dorothy M. Torpey.
Preriderzt ,... Junrrn G1Ns1suRG
Vice Prefidwzz . .. .,..., BEVERLY T EETER
Secretary-Trearurer ..,.. .,... A NNE MURRAY
Sergeant-at-Armr ,, . ...,,. GEORGE BENDALL
Kneeling, left to right: Freddie Stockes, Carol Downing, Martha Hall.
Fin! Row, left tn right: Shirley Hefrlin, Dorothy Franklin, Kay Engquist, Beverly Teeter, Miss Tor-
pey, Judy Ginsberg, Jacqy Weil, Elizabeth Ballard, Patricia Langley, Marjorie Silcox.
Second Roux' Rodger Gordon, Howard Solomon, jimmy Stewart, George Bendall, Louis Saunders,
Robert Carpet, Sidney Burke.
Tlaircl Roux' Carolyn Cooper, Marcia Green, Katherine Lawhorne, Vivian O'Neil, Louis Davis.
Seated, left to right: Miss T
N ll -
aylor, Juanita Martin, Edna Mae Butler, Betty Stinnett, Nancy Gant,
e e Flynn, Sue.Hardy.
Standing, left to right: Charlene Mcllot, Nellie Wingo, Connie Viar, Daisy Gibson.
The Home Economics Club-of George Washington High School was organized
in April of 1947, with Miss Phyllis Taylor and Mrs. Mary Parker as sponsors.
The club was organized with the objective of better home membership in mind.
Since, then, the purposes and goals of providing wholesome individual and group
recreation, of furthering the interest in home economics and of developing worthy
home membership have grown to be a necessary part of every members life.
The social activities of the club during the last year were:
1. A fashion tea, given in the cafeteria where was modeled apparel made by the
2. The co-sponsoring of the Victory Dance with the Student Council.
5. An assembly given in the auditorium of the school.
Prefident .,.....,.,.,. ...,....... B Brrv STINNETT
Vice Pferident .......... ......... E DNA MAE BUTLER
Secretary ,.........., .
.YPA ISH CLUB
Fin: Row, left to right: Virginia Arrington, Jane Owen, Mary Ellen Mills, Sarah Schlafstein, Har-
Second Roux' Wilhelmina Herndon, Anne Burnsides, Barbara Faxon, Mary Kathryn Jolliffe, Shirley
Kendrick, Barbara Trites.
Third Roux' Leon Rubin, Bob Larsen, Sidney Burke, Howard Solomon QVice Presidentj, Norma
Rubin CSecretary-Treasurerp, Mrs. Van Saun, Carolyn McBride CPresidentJ.
This club, under the sponsorship of Mrs. Marian Van Saun, offers the Spanish
student many opportunities to use the spoken language. The members of the Club
arrange and present the Spanish Assemblies.
CHESS CL UB
Seated, left lo right: Ida May Laynor, john Laynor, Miss Armistead CSponsorD.
Standing, left to right: Tom Eley, James Tingler, Robert Mangum, James Merow, Richard Pawley,
Charles Edmonds, Robert Tenley, Harold Boyd.
The Chess Club, founded by john Laynor and Stanley Gartholf, was originated
for the benefit of students who like to play chess. Not only does it teach the inex-
perienced player, but it also provides entertainment and recreation for all members.
The Chess Club holds regular tournaments and the winner is acclaimed Chess
Champion of G. W. The experienced chess players tutor the novices until they
are able to play well.
Seated, lefl lo right: Jim Lynde, Anne Burnside, Jane Owen, Ann Smith.
First Razr, standing, left to right: june Lee, Anita jones, Betty Mae Cha ll
King, Barbara Trites joy Hahn M
ppe e, Miss Currin,
, , argy Helgeson.
Semnd Roux' '
Jane Martin, Paula Gould, jane Poss, Zena Kobernick M '
Judy Groves, Ann Darlin
, arcla Green, Elva Marshall
Third R " "
ou. Rithard Allen jimm L
, y owery, Kenneth Glasgow Pl
Leonard Goldman S'
, iilip Fagelson, Bobby Sylver
, idncy Burke.
y, sponsored by Miss Eleanor Currin, works in
conjunction with the Alexandria Tuberculosos Association for the prevention and
control of T.B. It carries out an educational program stressing the importance of an
annual chest x-ray, and assists with the clinic. Each student is X-rayed. The Christmas
Seal Campaign is conducted by the Double-Barred Cross Society. Money from the
seals is the only means of financial support the Tuberculosis Association has for pro-
moting its program. The members of the Double-Barred Cross Society meet monthly
after school. Some of the activities consist of attending medical lectures and moviesg
making tours of the Health Center, Rand making an annual trip to Glen Dale Sana-
torium in Maryland. The motto of the society is "No home is safe from tuberculosis
until all homes are safe from tuberculosis."
ble-Barred Cross Societ
Pretidenl ..,.., ....,..... ...........
Vice Prerident ,.,... ...... J AMES LYNDE
Secretary ..,..,... ,..,.... A NN BURNSIDE
Treawrer ..... .......,.., A NN SMITH
W .w .. .., ,, Wfw'f...,..X' -.M-.. fn V, ,Q ,
Fin! Row, lefl lo right: Sandra Ames, Lois Ann Madison, Marion Campbell, Frances Fortune, Joanne Downey,
Betty Nagel, Pat Starkey, Carolyn Smith, Lillian Connick, Pat Langley, Nancy Neven, Lynn Thomas, joan
Scott. Serum! Roux' Connie Lyons, Betty Ballard, Betty Long, Bernadine Garilli, Annabelle Hall, Neva
Rhodes, Kathryn Engquist, Delores Brecar, Roberta Marks, Sue Foster, Virginia Acton, Pat Sims, Betty
THE GIRLS' GLEE CLUB is one of the most popular music groups in our school. The
girls sang in the Vesper concert at Christmas time, and also participated in several other special
programs and activities. The group does three-part singing and is graded on the basis of its
ability and interest in music.
Sealed, left to right: Mary Smith, Ruth Dooley, Betty Hambleton, Pat Smalley, Gloria Di Nicola, Helen Smith,
First Row, rmnding: Rosie Pistolesi, Betty Doss, Pat Spire, Zena Kobernick, Barbara Brown, Joyce Culbert-
son, Pat Downs, Ann Robbins, Bernice Welch. Second Roux' Bryan Wilson, Kenneth Glasgow, Peggy My-
ers, Lois Saunders, Bobby Via, Bill Sweeny.
CHORAL MUSIC is offered as a class to all students interested in voice development and
harmony. This year, as a result of enduring practice, they gave commendable performances in
the Armistice Day assembly and the Christmas Vesper service.
Front R0u', left to right: Patricia Ann Henson, Vivian O'Neil, Wilhelmina Herndon, Virginia Arrington, Ann
Miller, Betty Overall. Second Roux' Sandra Ames, Jeanette Shifflett, Marian jameson, Eileen West, Peggy
Nelson, Elizabeth Addrick, Joy Hahn. Third Row: Gloria Epperly, Gloria Johnson, Marie Enke, Elise Kel-
ley, Barbara Gill.
A selected for fine musicianship, has done much to maintain the
high music standards set at G. W. Its fine radio and public performances reflect the caliber
of the group. Membership is by audition only.
Chosen from the various music i '
groups of the school, the Madrigal
Singers represent the "top of the lnd-
der" in group singing achievement.
The twelve girls in this group meet
before school twice a week to prepare
for the selected activities in which they
Left reclion: Sandra Ames, Gloria Epperly,
Carolyn Cooper, Vivian O'Neil, Gloria
johnson, Middle Jectionx Peggy Nelson,
Dorothy Pruet. Right Section: Ann Mil-
ler, Wilhelmina Herndon, Virginia Ar-
rington, Shirley Kendrick, Marie Iinke.
iCarole Gandy was not present when this
picture was taken. J l ,
Fin! Row, left to right: James Merow, Eddie Gailliot, Leon Ruben, Robert Fitton. Second Row: Mildred
Saunders, Jeanne Bundy, Barbara Brown, Donald Bowie, Dorothy Ann Pruet, Ann Dumas, Larita Moretz.
Third Roux' Francis Ryder, Mark Berliant, David Burroughs, Franklin Brooks, Kenneth Everly, Bobby Syl-
verstein, Robert Porterfield, Joe Bell, Robert Farr, Barbara Fitch, Steven Levy, Betty Overall, Louis Saunders.
Fourth Roux' Jordan Smith, Phil Hoffman, Ralph Baggett, Charles Edmonds, joe Karter, Richard Eudy, Neil
Leverenz, Ralph Aronow, Guy Beatty, Charles Moran, Laura Milster, Benjamin Clark. Fifth Roux' Barbara
Trites, Ann Parr, Carolyn Cooper, James Stewart, Walter Eckbreth, Quentin Clark, Howard Soloman, Bev-
erly Teeter, Marilyn Moncure, Mary Ann Luh, Evadene Foster, Bill Duke. Sixth Roux' Kenneth Fife, Don
Arthur, George Bendall, Willard Scott, Pat Feagan, Gilbert Hating, Roger Gordon.
SENIOR A dream comes true. This year brings to the Senior Band new uniforms.
Several years of hard work and careful planning have finally brought its reward. Many impor-
tant school and community festivities have been added to by this colorful and tuneful organi-
Firrl Razr, fefl to riglal: Richard Lester, Nancy Nevin, Ruth Peterson, Diane Maechtle, Edith Potter, Betty Car-
ter, Ellen Potter, Gloria Porter, Herbert Southgate. Second Roux' Stanley Wasserman, james Geehan, Char-
lotte Keezel, Ann Dumas, Frances Creel, Robert Marks, Carolyn Cooper, Phyllis jones, Betty Holder, Alan
Helwig, Guerdon Trueblood. Third Roux' Joseph Colangelo, Quentin Clark, Neil Leverenz, Harold Out-
ten, Reid Page, Daniel Lehman, James Jordan, James McConnell, Charles Foote, joseph Anderson. Fourlh
Roux' Mr. Henderson, Richard Daniels, Gilbert Hating, joseph Rodgers, Herbert Kreckler, Calvan Pals,
THE has already furnished many capable players to the senior organi-
zation this year. The work of the junior Band is primarily to introduce the beginner to ensemble
Sealed. left to rigbt.' Howard Solomon, joe Bell, Kim McCully, Emily Stevenson, Godwin P. Dunn, Bob Por-
terheld, Mary Francis Callison, Jeanne Bundy, Becky Hodgers, Connie Wilkens, Shirley Kendrick, Rose-
mary Kendrick, Mildred Wingheltl. Szmzdingf Robert Cockrell, Nita Nelson, Leon Ruben, Laura Milster,
Ralph Aronow. Don Arthur, jimmy Stewart, Gene Drury.
QRCHESTRA, Active in most dramatic productions and other school functions is the
G. W. Orchestra. This group gives interested students an excellent opportunity to apply to
group work the instrumental skills they have acquired individually. At the annual State String
Clinic meeting in Richmond, some members of the string section of the orchestra gained high
positions against sizable competition.
Frrnzl Razr, left lo rigbl: Ann Parr, Lynda Brown, Evelyn Keller. Jo Ann Levinson, Constance Heislup, Mr.
Henderson. Bark Roux' Benjamin Clark, Derek Adams, Tommy liley.
ISEGINNERS This organization is really a class in instrumental techniques. They
do not function as a band but a training held for beginners and near beginners. Here the ground
work is laid for future band members.
First Row, left to right: Shirley I-Ieflin, Carole Witt, Susan Briggs, Mary Kate Warthen, Jeanette Jacobs, Bar-
bara Williams. Second Row: Hazel Petitt, Joan Bartlett, Sandra Buch, Jane Noel, Carole Ann Downing,
Leni Alexander, Joyce Sisson. Third Roux' John Gore, Joanne Darnell, Virginia O'Neil, Alice Jean Swords,
Lucy Ann Steinberger, Sydna King, Constantine Polycnrones.
THE EIGHTH GRADE GLEE CLUB, organized this year, provides the "small
fry" with an opportunity to get some preliminary experience at group singing in preparation for
more selected music classes later on. Iike other music groups, the Eighth Grade Glee Club par-
ticipates in school music programs.
RETAIL TRAINING CLASS Cfllphabetical lirtingj: Gilbert Bay, Vera Breeden, Stuart Brooks, Grace
Byers, Philip Fagelson, Jerry Harris, Marian Johnson, Lewis Kirkpatrick, Pete Pistolesi, Jane Poss, Donald
Powell, Martha Sanford, Mary Jane Starkey, Carey Taylor, Bob Warwick.
is a work-training program. The Distributive Education
Department is made up of two sections.
The first group is made up of sophomores, juniors, and seniors, and is a course in practical economics
which helps all consumers. Each member is taught to be a better consumer and get more for his money
when he makes a purchase. It gives him a general knowledge of other things which he deals with when
he goes out into the world-social security, insurance, budgeting, transportation, housing, etc.
The second group is the co-op class which is made up of those seniors who are interested in retailing
as a profession. The classroom instruction which is provided in all phases of the work is followed by at
least fifteen hours of practical experience in the store each week. Not only does the student receive this valu-
able training, but he also receives the same rate of pay as part time employees who are regularly employed
plus an extra credit in school.
Consumer education may be started either semester and carries one unit of credit. Retail training is
started in September and is taken the entire year. This gives the students two credits upon completion of
Other phases of this department are the Retail Institute classes which are held for regular employees
in the local store. These classes are held on store time and are given at a central location downtown. Each
unit is given in a ten hour course and the students in these classes receive a seal on the Certificate of Credit
for each class completed.
Part time employees for holiday rush periods are also trained in a ten hour pre-employment class at
school and in various stores where this type of help is used. Many of the local high school students were
trained this year and placed in positions for these periods.
The retail training students have charge of operating the school supply store which sells supplies to
students. This store is set up in the class room. Displays made up of merchandise borrowed from local
stores are used to practice this phase of the work and also make the display equipment appear more attrac-
Classes are also made possible for veterans who are on-the-job training-employees. They receive a seal
on a Certificate of Credit for these courses upon completing them.
This year one new phase was added. The department sponsored classes given to restaurant personnel
in various eating establishments in Alexandria.
CONSUMER EDUCATION CLASS QAlpl9abetical listing 1: Florence Baldiga, Robert Bell, Billy Boswell,
Paul Duvall, jean Gallagher, Pat Gordon, Mary Guiseppe, joy Hahn, Peggy Heine, Ann Honeycutt, Mary
Inscoe, Roberta Kane, Zena Kobernick, Richard Lester, joan Long, Pauline Love, Juanita Martin, Mar-
garet Mayhew, Jim McCoart, Jeannie McDonnough, Pearl Meyers, julia Morris, Cynthia Northrop, Louise
Polen, Margaret Pugh, Rita Romani, Shirley Sellers, Renee Stein, Lois Stewart, Betty Stinett, joan Stutler,
Mary Tully, Bob Warwick, Magdaline Wh'eeler, Joan Whiting.
THE DISTRIBUTOR'S CLUB is under the sponsorship of Mrs. Rosemary Dunfortl
and Miss Marcella Trottnow. Members of the Retail Training Class are eligible for member-
ship in this organization. Joining the local club automatically makes a member belong to the
State Association and, since last year, the National Organization also. The club has regular
business and social meetings throughout the year. The symbol of the club is a gold pin with
a wrapped package in the center.
In addition to local activities, the club also takes part in the State Convention each spring,
and the National Convention about a month later.
Preridem ...,...........,.,........,.,....,.,.,... ....... . .,... KENNETH TAYLOR
Vice Pmidenf .......,..,... , ...,. .,..,...... D ONALD POWELL
Secretary-Treasurer ...,.....,.............. .,.... M ARY JANE STARKEY
Historian and Promotion Editor .. .. .,.,. . STEWART BROOKS
Fin! Row: Charles Scott, Dorothy Pruet, Mary Ann Sandford, Ruth Bailey, Dickie Elliot.
Second Rout: Denzil Owen, Dempsey Deane, Florence Baldiga, Richard Orr, Robert Hensley, Molly Weaver,
Sam Thomas, Jane Owen, Lila Creel.
Third Roux' Mary Dillard, Barbara Berry, joe Smith, Bobby Haith, June Theimer, Billy Rodgers, Margaret
Hunter, Joanne Campbell, Roberta Kane, Miss Eisenberg.
ART CLASSES, under the direction of Miss Elizabeth Eisenberg, are among the most
interesting offerings at G. W. Most of the students attending these classes like to experiment
with crayon and paint pot for the sheer enjoyment they derive from it, employing such media as
pastels, poster-paint, charcoal, oil, and watercolor. Importance is placed on helping each indi-
vidual with his special problem or encouraging a particular talent.
Art craft and commercial art are offered in addition to regular drawing and painting classes.
Papier mache work, block printing, and sculpturing are included in art craft, while the commer-
cial class deals with advertising and poster designs. These emkryo artists contribute to the success
of school functions through publicity for plays, dances, and sports events.
l . ....... F
First Roux' Jean Meyer, Betty jean Alexander, Edna Mae Kidd, Pat Duffy.
Second Rouz' Emily Grover, Inez Shirk, Lilian McKenney, Patricia Simpson, Patricia Starkey.
Third Roux' Grace Byers, Dorothy Chamberlain, Becky Riternour, janet Fowler.
Fourth Row: Mary Quayle, Alease Garrison, Dean Cooksey, Bill Bendall, Buddy Simpson.
Fifth Roux' Jacky Rose, Joe Cornnell, Rudolph May, Betty Jean liidd, Mr. Pultz.
BOOKKEEPING is the backbone of the business course offered in our high schools today.
lt affords greater opportunities, especially to boys, than any other subject in the department. It
can be used as a stepping stone to public accounting or to business management. It gives a pano-
ramic view of a business.
ln first year bookkeeping the student learns the meaning of assets, liabilities, proprietorship,
balance sheets and net profit. He also learns how to record transactions, how to post to the proper
accounts in the ledger, how to take a trial balance and how to make the necessary statements at
the close of the Hscal period. ln addition, he learns how to close the books and have them ready
for the new hscal period that follows.
VARSITY FOOTBALL. First Row, left to right: Dean Cooksey, Sol Block, George Nolan, Fordie Thompson,
Nelson Wood, Teddy Potts, Eddie Johnson, Bobby Via, Sonny Harris. Second Row: William Rice, Arlen
Brown, Francis Kavaliian, Dick Moore, Donald Richards, Lester Scott, Billy Simms, John Hoffman, Bill
Sweeny, julian Everly. Third Row: Coach Mackey, Bill Smith, Donnie Hanback, Ed Sloper, Shady Shel-
horn, Norman Grimm, Buck Packard, Skippy Whitestone, Bob Trites, Tubby Dixon, Coach Fitzgibbon.
Fourth Row: Eddie Parks, Manager, Richard Pope, johnny Slifer, Pete Wedel, Erwin jones, Ralph Philips,
Sonny Sanford, jack Maquire, Charlie Rice, John Colangelo.
With most of last year's powerful team back, the George Washington High Presidents un-
veiled themselves as a team to watch by downing a strong Mt. Vernon eleven, 27-6. Teddy Potts,
Bob Via and Buzzy Harris led the Presidents attack with Potts passing two and scoring one of
G. W.'s four rallies. Rookie Nelson Wood added three extra points.
Against an underdog Lane High team running from a speedy "T" formation the Prexies were
checked in a thrilling contest that ended in a 13-13 tie. Bobby Via scored both the Presidents
touchdowns while our feared passing attack failed to click.
The locals exhibiting a vastly improved defensive as well as offensive team swamped a baffled
but game Morrison High team, 39-6. Ed johnson and George Nolan shone for the Presidents as
they outsped the heavy Morrison forward wall.
In the next encounter Coach Mackey's charges decidedly outplaying a powerful Thomas jef-
ferson squad couldn't quite outscore them and ended up on the short end of a 21-14 score. Threat-
ening as the final gun went ofi' to score a major upset, the two-touchdown-underdog G. W. team
threw a good scare into their cocky rivals.
Ted Potts, G. W.'s triple threat back passed three and scored one of the Presidents five
touchdowns as the next downed a fast Norview team, 32-7. Smooth running by Bobby Via
and Eddy johnson also highlighted the local's attack.
The Prexies, trying to redeem themselves for the T. J. loss, mercilessly crushed a helplessly
outclassed Fairfax team, 65-0. The first team remained in long enough to score nineteen points,
the second and third teams piling up the rest.
Gonzaga's Purple Eagles were next
to feel the power and speed of the
Presidents as they fell, 20-12. Long
runs by Via and Johnson and perfect
passing by Potts enabled G. W. to
down the strong Eagle team.
George Washington then rolled over
a hard-Fighting but weak Woodrow
Wilson team, 39-0, chalking up their
third straight victory. Again the sec-
ond and third teams were given the
opportunity to shine, and shine they
did scoring nineteen points. Fine run-
ning by Harries, Nolan, and Cooksey
paved the way for the Presidents. Coaches FITZGIBBON and MACKEY
A highly favored John Marshall squad was next to be crushed by a slightly terrific G. W.
team, 38-15, as the underdog Prexies outpassed and outclassed their over-confident rivals from
Richmond. Great line play by Dixon, Sweeny, Packard and Hanback highlighted the game.
WASHINGTON AND LEE
With their eyes on the "ole oaken bucket," the Presidents met Washington and Lee High of
Arlington in the annual "Turkey Day" clash on a sea of mud. Flashy reverses, in spite of the mud,
by the smooth G. W. backfield and steady line play enabled the Presidents to win the game 16-0
and the "bucket". Thus G. W. finished the 1948 season with one of their most impressive rec-
ords, eight wins, one tie, and one loss. The local lads also won undisputed second place in the
Virginia State Championship.
JUNIOR VARSITY FOOTBALL: Firrt Row, left to right: Bruce Newell, Bob Larsen, Glenn Heilmann,
Jake Kirshner, Monk Reynolds, Paul Robey, Jack Carow, Justin Miller, Dick Eudy, Billy Bennett, Terry
Grant. Second Row: Dwight Agnew, Richard Daniels, Alan Bauman, Bruce Crumb, Sidney Wedding,
Bill Saunder, Ronald Barley, Sonny Fowler, Eugene Guess, jack Simpson, Jerry Perry. Third Row:
Wilson Heddings, Norwood Williams, Chuck Meyer, Bobby Collie, Roy Wilcox, Ogden Clements, Frank
Nowland, Erwin Hinerman, Robert Di Nicola, Kenny Calloway. Fourlh Row: Buggs Oliver, Billy Sailor,
Lawrence Grimes, Earle Payne, Dennis Gordon, Wallace Lunceford.
I " iI3CK"l"1"'1
l. Turkey Day kickoff. 2. SCOTT lowers the Boom! 5. Blocked! 4. SMITH leads the
way. 5. VIA cracks center. 6. HANBACK catches for n touchdown. 7. It wus, but it wasn't.
8. Head-on collision.
VARSITY BASKETBALL. First Row, left to right: Fordie Thompson, Smiley Moore, Bill Smith, jim Ga-
hagan, Tony Daukas, Donnie Hanback, Bobby Via. Second Row: Eddie Parks, Manager, Pete Wedel, Bill
Henry, Erwin Jones, jim Hawes, Bob Trites, Eddie Johnson, Coach Doran.
Winning twenty-five straight games before losing
to Glass High of Lynchburg in the State Tournament
final, Coach Al Doran's basketball squad combined
the greatest cage record of any team in G. W.'s his-
At the start of the season Coach Doran had the
two pivot spots filled easily by Tony Daukas and Billy
Smith. Socn Donnie Hanback and "Smiley" Moore
shaped into first rate guards or floormen. jim Ga-
hagan, the captain of the team, varied his position
throughout the season and served as an excellent play-
Before you could say "Swish" the local lads had
gone through ten games unbeaten. More attention
was soon paid the up and coming G. W. quintet, who,
as if in appreciation, won their last ten games to
finish their greatest regular season with a phenomenal 5
record of twenty games without a loss. But the fire- i B
Works had just begun' BASKETBALL, FIRST FIVE
They went into the Metropolitan Star Tournament Fm' Row' Blu Smith, Smiley Moore-
Center: jim Gahagan. Left Row: Tony
and proceeded to polish off Wilson and Gonzaga High Daukas, Donnie Hanbackr
JUNIOR VARSITY BASKETBALL. First Row, lei! to right: John Hoffman, Melvin Green, Chuck Mott-
ley, Nelson Wood, Jim Blanchard. Second Row: Bob Hamlett, Skippy Monahan, Don Richards, Crenshaw
Hardy, Jim Melvy, Norman Grimm, Coach Mackey.
Schools of Washington and in the finals they defeated Central, 41-31, to gain the Metropolitan
title and stretch their winning streak to twenty-three games.
Traveling to Richmond to vie for the Virginia State Title, the Doranmen promptly dumped
Jefferson of Roanoke and Granby High. Meeting E. C. Glass, a team with twenty-two straight
wins, G. W. sustained the only defeat on their greatest of records as they lost a tough game, 42-34.
Nevertheless several boys from the team received special honors. Captain jim Gahagan made
first team on every one of the following: All Metro, All Northern Virginia, All Suburban, and
All Tournament. Bill Smith and Tony Daukas made first team All Northern Virginia and All
Suburban and second team on the others. Smiley Moore made second team All Northern Vir-
ginia and along with Donnie Hanback received several honorable mentions for berths on the others.
If the team next year is half as successful as the one this year, G. W. will still be represented
by a great team.
l. "Wimpy" drops in two! 2. "Beat Central." 3. "Jump ball." 4. "We was robbed!
5. Tony makes good. 6. "Everybody from G. W. stzmd up und holler!"
CROSS COUNTRY TRACK SQUAD. Fimr Row: Bobby Jones. Second Row, left to right: Tommy
Williams, Eddie Beal. Third Row: Donald Malcolm, Art Williams, Harvey Boltwood, Gordon Lambdin.
Fourth Row: Coach Fitzgibbon, Skip Ward, Carroll Simpson, Ken Hewitt, Wade Martin.
Having finished a fine cross-country season, the G. W. rracksters settled down to training for
the indoor track season.
G. W. successfully defended both their Virginia State and Scholastic Southern Conference
Paced by Bobby jones, national half mile champion who set a record in the mile as well as
winning the half mile in the state meet and then in less than a week set a new record in the
1,000 yard run at North Carolina, the local thin clad beat the best of southern high schools.
Several other boys promised points in future outdoor meets. Dean Cooksey, Bob Larsen,
Cliff Caplan and jerry Perry made up the crack G. W. mile relay team that took first place at
North Carolina and second in the state meet. Cooksey also won the quartermile at the State meet.
Sonny Sanford, Bill Dudrow, and "Buck" Packard stood out in the hurdles, high jump, and shot
put respectively. Art Williams and Gordon Lambdin, and Eddie Beall promised Bobby some
good support in the distance races.
Many others could well show up in the coming meets, and those previously named consti-
tute only a few of the many it will take to provide G. W. with a winning track team.
The second annual Alexandria Memorial Relays were held at our stadium April 9.
Special mention should go to Bobby Jones who, after winning every cross-country meet he
was in, traveled to New York's Madison Square Garden along with his coach, Mr. Fitzgibbon, to
win the National Scholastic Mile Champion. This made him the best high school miler in the
TRACK: Firrt Row, left to right: Art Williams, Bobby Steward, Clifford Caplen, Jack Carow, Sonny
Sanford, Bobby Joes, Jerry Perry, Dean Cooksey, Gordon Lambdin, Bob Larsen, Eddie Beall. Second
Row: Carroll Simpson, Alan Bauman, Morrison Clements, Richard Pope, Shady Shellhorn, Bill Coblentz,
joe Baldwin, Charles jones, Edward Banks, Bobby Stamps, Wade Martin. Third Rowg Coach Fitzgib-
bon, Eugene Wilson, Wendell Saunders, Clyde Spray, Dewey Stewart, John Packard, Tubby Dixon, Buck
Packard, johnny Slifer, Skip Ward, Kenneth Hewitt. Fourth Row: Danny Bragg, Armond Raymond,
james Dickinson, Bill Gallahan, Michael McCordy, Crenshaw Hardy, Bob Sinclair, Ruddy May, Peter Mil-
ler, Hershell Williams, Austin Morgan.
VARSITY BASEBALL. Firrt Row, left to right: Fordie Thcmpson, john Oliver, Lester Scott, Billy Sims,
Charles Silex, julian Everly, Billy Breen, Robert Silex. Second Row: Tommy Pavone, Willie Zehring, Don
Richards, Norman Grimm, Eddie Parks, Melvin Green, Bobby Via. Third Row: Coach Sanger, Erwin
Heinneman, Donnie Hanback, Jim Gahagan, Billy Philyaw, Joe Hensley, Freddie Thomas.
The Presidents' baseball team representing Northern Virginia last year in the State playoffs
lost out to Woodrow Wilson, the present State Champs.
With eleven veterans returning, the team promised to be as good as last year's almost un-
beatable eleven, if not better.
In defending their Northern Virginia title this year they faced three teams. Mt. Vernon be-
came a class A school and replaced Lane High of Charlottesville.
The batteries for the Prexies were no problem with ace hurlers Billy Philyaw, "Bobo" Pa-
vone, and Willie Zehring "chucking the old apple" to catchers Bob Via and Norman Grimm. jim
Gahagan, Lester Scott, Fordie Thompson, Don Hanback, and George Nolan worked steadily for
G. W. on the diamond.
In their opening game against Falls Church, the Presidents showed much potential power as
they downed their Virginia neighbors, 10-3. With nineteen games remaining to be played, the
team had a line chance to take the Northern Virginia and Virginia State titles.
1949 Presidents in action
M0 OGRAM CLUB
Fin! Row, left to right: Stuart Anderson, Terry Perry, Fordie Thompson, Bohhy Via, Ralph Philips,
Bill Sweeney, Francis Kavaljian, Teddy Potts, Sonny Harris.
Second Row: Eddie Beall, TommyWilliams, Earl Dixon, Arlen Brown, Sol Block, Eddie johnson,
Willy Zehring, jack Carow, Bobby Jones, John Colangelo, Coach Mackey.
Third Row: Donnie Hanback, Shady Shelhorn, Bill Smith, Bill Dudrow, Eddie Parks, Dean
Cooksey, joe Baldwin, Art Williams, Kenny Hewitt.
Fourlb Row: Jelf McTiernan, Bob Trites, Buck Packard, Bill Henry, Sonny Sanford, Norman
Grimm, Pete Wedel, Wade Martin.
Fifth Row: Nelson Wood, Tony Daukas, Jim Gahagan, Billy Philyaw.
The purpose of the Monogram Club is to bring
together the lettermen and athletes of the school.
Sponsoring the athletic banquet of G. W. was the
main project of the Monogram Club again this
year. Many honored and distinguished guests
were on hand to witness the presentation of the
numerous awards and trophies. Sponsor of the
club and head football coach, Mr. Paul Mackey,
was presented a large trophy by the 1947 and
1948 football teams.
President .,....,... ,...,. .,.,......, .,,.,.,.,. D o N NIE HANBACK
Vine Prexidenl ......, . ,..... .TED PoTTs
Senemry . , ......... DEAN CooKsEY
Treasurer ,,,..,..., ,.... D EAN COOKSEY
Sergeant-az-army . ,. . .. SOL BLOCK
G. A. A. Firrl Razr, lef! to right: Marie Enke, Betty Alexander, Virginia Acton, Pat Simms, Bobbye Hicks,
Carol Thatcher, Gladys Rorie, joan Manian. Seronl Row: Bezty MacFarland, Mac Rodriquez, Peg Kaval-
jian, Harriet Eubank, Pat Starkey, Joan Knight, Amy Violette, Margaret Jones, Mary Ann Swann. Third
Razr: Lois Baker, Charlotte Miller, Mary Lou Kelly, Charlctte Benz, Florence Dakin, Mary Catherine Jol-
liffe, Ann Honeycutt, Florence Baldiga, Marcia Furgeson.
G. A. A. OFFICERS
1948, Top Picture. Kneeling: Gladys Rorie
1PresidentJ. Standing: Amy Violette CTreas-
urerl, Betty Mae Farland 1SecretaryJ, Betty
Alexander 1Sergeant-at-Armsj .
1949, Bottom Picture. Kneeling: Bobbye Hicks
KPresidentj. Standing: Mary Ann Swann
1SecretaryJ, Betty Alexander CSergeant-ar-
Armsj , Virginia Acton LTreasurer.
The Girls' Athletic Association under the spon-
sorship of Mrs. Gregory provides opportunity for
the girls at G, W. to become members of the vari-
ous teams. To gain membership in the G. A. A. it
is necessary to make 100 points. This can be done
by participating in various sports and performing
stunts and other athletic activities. Upon becom-
ing a member, each girl is given a G. A. A. pin.
In her senior year she receives a school letter.
This year leadership was stressed along with
good sportsmanship. To get experience in leader-
ship the members of the G. A. A. conducted intra-
BASKETBALL. Firrt Row, kneeling, left to right: Virginia Acton, Marie Enke, Bobbye Hicks. Second R011
Peg Kavaljain, Betty Jean Alexander, Amy Violette, Pat Simms, Gladys Rorie, Carol Thatcher, Joan Man
ian, Mary Ann Swann.
murals and assisted in the physical edu-
In addition to selling programs at the
football games, the members decorated the
goal posts for the Thanksgiving Day
G. A. A. BASKETBALL
Last year the basketball team had two
games with W. and L. After a tough
game which was won by the opponents,
24-21, the G. A. A.'s came through with
a 35-24 victory in the second.
The Hrst game of this year was played
with Fairfax. The G. A. A.'s won by a
score of 21-19. They also won a victory
against W. and L., the score being 21-20.
Return games were played with Fairfax
and XV. and L.
BASKETBALL, FIRST FIVE GIRLS
Top Rozw: Virginia Acton, Amy Violette. Center Bohhye
Hicks. Bottom Row: Gladys Rorie, Marie Enke
Fin! Row, left to right: Amy Violette, Betty Alexander, Peg Kaval-
jian, Mary Ann Swann, Pat Simms.
Second Row: Marie Enke, Bobbye Hicks, Gladys Rorie, Carol
Thatcher, Betty MacFarland. .
The softball team had a busy season this year both here at G. W. and also away.
The G. A. A. played Fairfax twice and dropped both games to them. The team
fared better with Mt. Vernon, losing the first and winning the second. The intrepid
G. A. A.'s also split their twin bill with W. and L. of Arlington. Falls Church was
able to win the first game played but was held to a tie in the second game.
After much practicing and
under the able coaching of
Mrs. Gregory, the volleyball
team was victorious in both
games with W. and L. The
lirst game which was played
here was an easy win for the
G. A. A. The second game,
played away, went into an ex-
tra period before the team
finally pulled through with a
Fin! Row: Marie Enke, Peg Kav-
aljian, Mary Lou Kelley, Amy
Violette, Margaret jones. Sec-
ond Row: Virginia Acton, Bob-
bye Hicks, Gladys Rorie, Carol
Thatcher, Mary Catherine Jol-
TUMBLI G TEAM
Betty Alexander, Patsy Allen, Florence Baldiga, joan Bartlett, Mary Bibb, Ruth Dooley, Pat England, Marie
Enke, Kay Enquist, Mary Ann Hatcher, Shirley Hoskins, Barbara McConlouge, Judith Roger, Mary Travers,
Amy Violette, Mollie Weaver.
The tumbling team was formed this year by Mrs. Gregory. The team consisted of members
of the physical education classes who were interested and proficient in stunts, tumbling and pyra-
mid building. They contributed largely to the success of the assemblies on November 12 and 13
during National Education Week.
Top Razr, left to right: Bob Pickard, Wally Collin. Comer: Jo Ann
Rodgers. Bottom Row: Marie Enke, Becky Hodges.
"BLUE SOCKS, GOLD SOCKS
WE'LL GIVE W. AND L.
Successfully directed by Mrs
Mary Snider, our cheerleaders in
spired G. W.'s victorious teams
Full of life and vigor, these hard
working people devote many
JUNIOR CHEER LE
ADERS. Kneeling, left to right: Nita Nelson, Roberta Marks, Elva Marshall. Firxt
Rout Doris Durrett, Mary McLareon, Francis Crell, Helen Peyton, Mary jane Compt, Patsy Smith, Sally
Baker, jean Wiley. Second Row: Martha jorclon, Nancy Paxson, Marlene Currier, Shirley Rhoder, Lee
Everett, Dottie Orr, Pat Harrington, Johnny Ann LeCompte. Third Row: june Tucker, Betsy Bear, Mrs.
Snider, Suzanne Lee, Diane Walker.
hours to practicing the art of
leading cheers and songs. Their
enthusiastic performances con-
tribute greatly to school spirit at
George Washington High.
p Row, left to right: Betty Topping, Shirley Kinclrick. Center:
Peggy Shahfer. Bottom Row: Betty Holder, Mollie Weaver,
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Tlaird Razr: Maggie Remus, Nancy Himes. Fourth Rowz janet
Fowler, Joan Wood.
Lending glamour to our marching band were the majorettes.
Willem lglijllsgfleiula Gould. V'
We had something new at the football games this past year when pom pom girls or color
girls lcd our school songs.
Left zo right: Miller, T, E.g Varner, W. E.g Glasgow, K. M.g Harris, F. R
First Semester began
Informal inspection by Army
Second Semester began
Marine Corps Rifle Tournament
Washington Birthday Parade
NRA Rifle Tournament
Winchester K Apple Blossom Festivall
Formal Inspection by Army
W-L Competitive Drills
Weatherhead, M. N.-Lt. Col.
Riddelle, J. P.-Capt. Adjr.
Brumback, R. M.-2nd Lt.
Tulloch, W. J.-Color Sgt.
Carroll, J. A.-Color Sgt.
Laynor, J. E.-Lt. Col.g Gore, L. Y.-Capt. Adj.g Moss, D. D.-Capng McLain, J. A.-Capt
Clements, M. M.--lst Lt.g Brumback, R. M.-2nd Lt.
FIRST BATTALION STAFF
FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER
Cheeke, W. G.-Major glavies, I- Pg-Major 1
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bore, J. A. 1st Lt. Adyt. Stamps, R- M.-Znd Lt'
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FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER
Rodda, H' E.-Major Shelton, G. E.-Major
Kidd, B. J.-Capt. Adjt.
Tenley R S. 1st Lt Adjt Jenkins, P. A-42nd Lt'
CUMPANY A STAFF
FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER
McLa1n, I. A.-Capt. Tennings C H-Capt
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Harrison, T. H.-lst Lt.
Jennings, C. H.-2nd Lt.
CUMPANY B STAFF
FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER
Gore, L. Y.--Capt. Kuykendall, H. C.-Capt
Hughes, D. T.-lsr Lt.
Stamps, R. M.-2nd Lt.
COMPANY C STAFF
FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER
Moss, D. D.-Capt. Edelen, L. L.-Capt.
Edelen, L. L.-lsr Lt.
wake, M. E.-2nd Lf.
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Kuykendall, H. C.-lsr Lr.
Sheppard, J. B.-2nd Lt.
Weatherhead, M. N.-Lt. Col.
Clements, M. M.-Capt.
SABER CL UB
Kuykendall, H. C.-Pres,
CHE CL UB
USHER SQ UAD
COMPANY G STAFF
FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER
Mills, E. l.-Capt. Mills, E. I.-Capt.
Martin, J. A.-lst Lt.
Ballard, B. K.-Zncl Lt.
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FIRST SEMESTER SECOND SEMESTER
Mills, I I-C pt Mills, I. I.-Capt.
Pisrolesi, R.-1 sr Lt.
Bill, N. E.-2nd Lt.
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Aajarent to Fairiington and Parkfairfax
AL 9359 Alexandx-i:1,Va.
Phone ALexandria oooz
J. KENT WHITE
The Eieftrirai Center of
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S02 King Street
School Supply Store
Ford!! Your Sfnaol Neeiir
Faculty Advisor or Sponsor
J. V. MULLIGAN
COLLEGE, SCHOUL and FRATERNITY JENVELRY
111o F Street N. W., Washington, D. C.
I704. Mt Vernon Avenue
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For Your 2 304 Mt Vernon Avenue
Shoppmg Comfort 97 I
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Cleaning Pressing Shoe Repamng
Hats Cleaned and Blocked'
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GRAND STAR VALET
zoo7 O9 Mt Vernon Avenue
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FINEST FUNERAL HOME
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530 King Street
Alexandria Vir riniu
Cortlially lnvites You to Visit
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Nationally Famous Fashions Compliments of
Dresses - Coats - Furs - Lingerie iiDOH-Ell,S,, Service
Hose - Sportswear - Accessories 1800 KING ST. ALEXANDRIAVA-
I Owners-Dick Donovan and Henry Ellicott
High school graduates and col-
lege students choose STRAYER
training because they save time,
save money, and begin profes-
sional careers earlier.
Strayer Employment Service
secures superior positions for
Professional degrees, B.C.S. and
M.C.S., are conferred on com-
pletion of Business Administra-
tion and Accounting courses.
Guidance counselors recom-
mend secretaryship as a career
field offering many fascinating
T R Y E RY College of Accountancy
College of Secretarial Training
Thirteenth and F Sfreefs, Washington 5, D. C. NAfional 1748
1849 - 1949
100 YEARS OF SERVICE
J. S. EVERLY
Timberman's Drug Store
F. X. NUGENT. Prop.
701 King Street, Alexandria, Va
Phone ALex. 0091
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R. E. KNIGHT 84 SON
6 2 1 - 6 2 3 King Street Alexandria, Va
,W Sffgomefhzng of Wad 60 yflung
Colony Book Shop 6? Sport Center
IN FARLINGTON CENTRE
Agents for W1 lson
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424 Krug Street
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R. J. McLearen
304 E. Monroe Ave.
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R L Kane, Inc
Kmg and Washxngton Streets
Efverythmg In Sports
Clty Sport Shop
1501 Klng Street
Phone TE 669 3
CECIL S BARBER SHOP
IOO4. MI Vernon Avenue
Expert Barbers Workmg Under
The Most Samtary Condltlons
Falrlmgton Shoppmg Centre
LINOLEUM E-f SHADE SHOP
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Phone AL 14.4.0
zoz East Oxford Avenue
General Hardware Pnttsburgh Pamt 6' Glass
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Games Bros , Inc
107 109 Damxaerfxeld Rd Kmf.. St at Umon Statnon
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CLARKE, RICHARD, BACKUS
Channel s R2dl0 Shop
2405 Mt Vernon Avenue
Phone AL 0151
THE REMEMBRANCE SHOP
1527 Seminary Road
Davls Texaco Stat1on
3700 Russell Road
Alexandria Va TEmple 9654
For Better Used Cars
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Alexandria Used Car Co
M06 Kung Street
Alexandria VIfgIl1I3 Phone OVerlook 47 '
Alexalzdzza .r F weft Men J W mr Store:
McGregor Sports Wear
Varsity Town Suits
Lohan Q uallty Shop
IIO4. King Street AL86oo
Fairlmgton Center ALO656
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1625 Prlnce Street
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1 619 lung Street ALOSOO
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1322 Powhatan Street
I hmple 9002 ALEXANDRIA VA
3504 Columbia Pike
GLebe 0206 ARLINGTON
Both StoreS offer complete Wash and dry service
While you Shop
Hours of both Stores 8 a m to 9 p m Monday
Ample FREE Parking Space
SAVE TIME MONEY and EFFORT
One Perma Tzllr Another
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GORE S ESSO STATION
SOUTH WASHINGTON and WILKES STREETS
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Century Dry Cleaners
3810 Mt Vemon Ave Alexandria Va
Our modern plan! can serve you
45 MINUITE DRY CLEANING
0 SHOE REPAIRING
0 ALTERATIONS AND REPAIRING
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Call OVer1ook 1855
For Pick up Service
DEL RAY DRUG STORE
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Rez.. N0 7289 Phone ALexandr1a 0677
2004 Mt Vernon Avenue
Del Ray Alexandria Virginia
Dixie Sporting Goods Company
1201 King Street AL. 7369
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