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library r d.c. )sv s s9 £ -% - ' Kt •£_ MARY JO MITCHELL EDITOR • FRANK T. MITCHELL, JR. BUSINESS MANAGER • • • VOLUME FORTY-ON E PUBLISHED ANNUALLY BY THE STUDENTS OF GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON. D. C. 1938 ore To portray vividly in the following pages every phase of student life and activity for the past year — to tr eat it in a mod- ern light with a modern dec- orative motif 7 — to provide a storehouse for the pleasant mem- ories of our youth — these have been the aims of the 1 938 Cherry Tree staff. in o r a Dedication W E dedicate the 1938 volume of The Cherry Tree to Elmer Louis Kayser, Dean of University Students and Marshal of the Univer- sity May we by this modest gesture show in some measure our appreciation for his unselfish devotion to the student body in the capacity of friend ind counselor. u n u e Cloyd Heck Marvin PRESIDENT The man who, with superior intellectual and executive ability, has guided the Uni- versity in its outstanding scholastic and material achievements. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES HAHRY CASSELL DAVIS Secretary 1937 Bennett Champ Clark, A.B., LL.B. John Henry Cowles Robert Vender Fleming Charles C. Glover, Jr., A.M., LL.B. Arthur Peter, LL.B. Mrs. Henry Alvah Strong Merle Thorp, A.B. Alfred A. Wheat, A.B., LL.B., LL.D. 1938 Aver DeLano Andrews, LL.B. Clarence Aiken Aspinwall Henry Parsons Erwin, A.B. Mrs. Joshua Evans, Jr., A.B., Ed.D. Howard W. Hodgkins, B.S., LL.B. John Edgar Hoover, LL.M., LL.D. Abram Lisner, A.M. Charles Riborg Mann, Ph.D., Sc.D. Walter R. Tuckerman, A.B., LL.B. Chester Wells, Graduate United States Naval Academy and United States Naval War College. 1939 Harry Cassell Davis, A.M., L.H.D. George Edgar Fleming, LL.M. Charles William Gerstenberc, LL.B. t lysses S. Grant, 3d, Graduate United States Military Academy and United States Engineers’ School Gilbert Grosvenor, A.M., LL.D., Litt.D. Alfred Henry Lawson, LL.B. T. W. Noyes, A.M., LL.M., LL.D. Luther H. Reichelderfer, M.D., LL.D. L12] OFFICERS OF ADMINISTRATION President Cloyd Heck Marvin has the loyal cooperation of an able corps of assistants in his responsible task of leadership. Charles Wendell Holmes manages the finances of the University; Harold Griffith Sutton and Fred Everett Nessel! certify and register the students; Robert Whitney Bolwell supervises the Summer Sessions; John Russell Mason makes literature available to the students; Vinnie Giffen Barrows and Daniel LeRay Borden capably fill their respective positions as Director of Women’s Personnel Guidance and Director of Health Administra- tion; and Alan Thomas Deibert advises the students from foreign countries. The ideals and unfaltering service of our President, together with the Board of Trustees, Officers of Administration, heads of colleges, schools and divisions, and the teaching staff have led to the strengthened standards and improved facilities that have made George Washington a great institution — a university true to the name of George Washington, the first great leader. [ 13 ] CHARLES WENDELL HOLMES Comptroller DANIEL LERAY BORDEN Director of Hejlth A d ministration THE OFFICERS OF HAROLD GRIFFITH SUTTON Director of Admiuiont ALAN THOMAS DEIBERT Adviser to Student f From Foreign Countries [ 14 ] ■nri ADMINISTRATION ROBERT WHITNEY BOLWELL Dean of Summer Sessions VINNIE GIFFEN BARROWS Director of Women ' s Personnel Guidance [ 15 ] CLOYD HECK MARVIN Chairman of the Graduate Council THE TEACHING STAFF COLLEGES SCHOOLS AND DIVISIONS Junior College Columbian College The School of Medicine The Law School The School of Engineering The School of Pharmacy The School of Education The School of Government The Division of Library Science [ 16 ] JUNIOR COLLEGE Antonio Alonso, A.M. Ruth Harriet Atwell, A.M. COURTLAND DARKE BAKER, A.M. Douglas Bement, A.M., LL.B. Robert Whitney Bolwell, Ph.D. Paul William Bowman, Ph.D. Steuart Henderson Britt, Ph.D. Thomas Benjamin Brown, Ph.D. Arthur Edward Burns, Ph.D. Elizabeth Buktner, A.M. Walter Lynn Cheney, Ph.D. Anna Pearl Cooper, A.M. James Christopher Corliss, A.M. Irene Cornwell, Ph.D. Norris Incersoll Crandall, M.Arch. Alan Thomas Deibert, A.M. Henry Grattan Doyle, A.M. Claud Max Farrington, A.M. John Porter Foley, Jr., Ph.D. Wood Gray, Ph.D. Martha Gibbon, A.M. Helen Taylor Hanford, A.B. Ira Bowers Hansen, Ph.D. Harold Friend Harding, A.M. Francis Edgar Johnston, Ph.D. William Crane Johnstone, Jr., Ph.D. Elmer Louis Kayser, Ph.D. DeWitt Clinton Knowles, Jr., M.S. John Francis Latimer, Ph.D. Helen Bennett Lawrence, B.S. Florence Marie Mears, Ph.D. Edith Mortensen, M.A. John George Mutziger, A.M. William Henry Myers, A.B. Charles Rudolph Naeser, Ph.D. Richard Norman Owens, Ph.D., C.P.A. Merle Irving Protzman, A.M. Luis Quintanilla, B.Ph., L-es-L. WILLIAM C. JOHNSTONE Dean of Junior College Lowell Joseph Racatz, Ph.D. Henry Goddard Roberts, A.M. Gretchen Louisa Rogers, A.M. Raymond John Seecer, Ph.D. Ernest Sewell Shepard, A.M. Audley Lawrence Smith, A.M. George Winchester Stone, Jr., M.S. John Albert Tillema, Ph.D., LL.M., S.J.D. Kathyrn Mildred Towne, A.M. Fred Salisbury Tupper, Ph.D. Jenny Emslby Turnbull, A.M. Benjamin Douglas Van Evera, M.S. Maurice Hart Van Horn, Ph.D. Donald Stevenson Watson, Ph.D. Eucen Weisz Carl Douglas Wells, Ph.D. Warren Reed West, Ph.D. Myrta Dutton Williams, A.B., B.F.A. Douglas Emory Wilson, A.M. Samuel Nathaniel Wrenn, Ph.D. Willard Hayes Yeager, A.M. Lawson Edwin Yocum, Ph.D. Donnell Brooks Younc, Ph.D. 117 ] HENRY GRATTAN DOYLE Dean of Columbian College COLUMBIAN COLLEGE Edward Campion Acheson, A.H. Joseph Alfred Ambler, Ph.D. Courtland Darke Baker, A.M. Pal i Bar i sen, Ph.D. Ray Smith Bassler, Ph.D., Sc.D. Douglas Bement, A.M., LL.B. Roberi Whitney ' Bolu ell, Ph.D. Paul William Bowman, Ph.D. Sieuari Henderson Briii, Ph.D. Thomas Benjamin Brown, Ph.D. Arthur Edward Burns, Ph.D. Walter Lynn Cheney, Ph.D. George Morton Churchill, Ph.D. Anna Pearl Cooper, A.M. James Christopher Corliss, A.M. Norris Ingersoll Crandall, M.Arch. DeWitt Clinton Croissant, Ph.D. Alan Thomas Deibert, A.M. John Donaldson, Ph.D. Henry Grattan Doyle, A.M. Mitchell Dreese, Ph.D. John Porter Foley, Jr., Ph.D. Christopher Browne Garnett, Jr., Ph.D. Ralph Edward Gibson, Ph.D. Wood Gray, Ph.D. Robert Fiske Griggs, Ph.D. Harold Friend Harding, A.M. George Neely Henning, A.M., Litt.D. Thelma Hunt, M.D., Ph.D. Francis Edgar Johnston, Ph.D. William Crane Johnstone, Jr., Ph.D. Cecil Knight Jones, B.Litt. Elmer Louis Kayser, Ph.D. DeWitt Clinton Knowles, Jr., M.S. Walter Bramble Kunz, A.M. John Francis Latimer, Ph.D. William Moore Loman, A.M. Colin Mackenzie Mack all, Ph.D. Florence Marie Mears, Ph.D. Howard Maxwell Merriman, A.M. Merle Irving Protzman, A.M. Lowell Joseph Ragatz, Ph.D. Edward Elliott Richardson, M.D., Ph.D. John Randolph Riccleman, Ph.D. Henry Goddard Roberts, A.M. Raymond John Seeger, Ph.D. Edward Henry Sehrt, Ph.D. Ernest Sew all Shepard, A.M. Audley Lawrence Smith, A.M. Harold Griffith Suiton, M.S. James Henry Taylor, Ph.D. John A. Tillema, Ph.D., LL.M., S.J.D. Benjamin Douglas Van Evera, M.S. Donald Stevenson Watson, Ph.D. Frank Mark Weida, Ph.D. Eugen Weisz Carl Douglas Wells, Ph.D. Warren Reed West, Ph.D. Alva Curtis Wilgus, Ph.D. Samuel Nathaniel Wrenn, Ph.D. Willard Hayes Yeager, A.M. Lawson Edwin Yocum, Ph.D. Donnell Brooks Young, Ph.D. Richmond Tucker Zoch, A.M. [ 18 ] SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Err Err Cyril Albritton, A.B., M.D. Harry Ford Anderson, M.D. Walter Andfav Bloedorn, A.M., M.D. Daniel LeRay Borden. A.M., M.D. Radford Brown, M.D. Roger Morrison Choisser, B.S., M.D. William Thornwall Davis, M.D. Harry Hampton Don n ally, A.M., M.D. Walter Freeman, Ph.D., M.D. Homer Gifford Fuller, Plr.B., M.D. Francis Randall Hagner, M.D. Frank Adelbert Hornaday, M.S., M.D. George Bain Jenkins, M.D. Howard Francis Kane, A.B., M.D. John Edward Lind, M.D. William Johnston Mallory, A.M., M.D. William Beverley Mason, M.D. Earl Baldwin McKinley, A.B., M.D. Daniel Bruce Moffett, A.B., M.D. Leland Wilbur Parr, Ph.D. Joseph Hyram Roe, Ph.D. George Byron Roth, A.B., M.D. Charles Augustus Simpson, M.D. Edward Bright Yedder, A.M., M.D., Sc.D. Vincent du Vigneaud, Ph.D. James Winston Watts, M.D. Charles Stanley White, M.D. William Alanson White, A.M., M.D. EARL BALDWIN McKINLEY Dean, School of Medicine Lw } WILLIAM CABELL VAN VLECK Dean of l aw School LAW SCHOOL Levi Russell Alden, A.M., LL.B. C. D. Benson, Jr., A.B., LL.B., S.J.D. Charles S. Collier, A.B., LL.B., S.J.D. Wm. R. Compton, M.B.A., LL.B., J.S.D. Joseph Winston Cox, LL.B. James F. Davison, A.B., LL.M., S.J.D. Justin L. Edgerton, A.B., LL.B. William Thomas Fryer, A.B., LL.B., J.D. Spencer Gordon, A.B., LL.B. Gilbert Lewis Hall, A.B., LL.B. Ralph Hoskins Hudson Graduate U. S. Naval Academy, LL.B. James R. Kirkland, A.B., LL.M., C.P.A. John Wilmer Latimer, LL.B. Elvin Remus Latty, B.S., J.D., J.Sc.D. John Albert McIntire, A.B., LL.B. Frank L. Mechem, Ph.B., LL.B. Clarence Altha Miller, LL.M. Walter Lewis Moll, A.B., LL.B., S.J.D. James Oliver Murdock, Ph.B., LL.B. Saul C. Oppe.nheim, A.M., J.D., S.J.D. Hector G. Spaulding, B.S., LL.B., S.J.D. Loyd Hall Sutton, B.S., LL.B. Wm. C. Van Vleck, A.B., LL.B., S.J.D. Chester Charles Ward, B.S., LL.M. Moot Court of Appeals Brainard Warner Parker, LL.B. George Francis Williams, LL.M. Paul Edgar Lesh, LL.M. I 19 J JOHN RAYMOND LAPHAM Dean, School of Engineering SCHOOL or ENGINEERING Norman Bruce Ames, M.S., E.E., LL.B. Reinier Beeuwkes, Jr., B.S. in E.E. Douglas B EM ent, A.M., LL.B. Walter Lynn Cheney, Ph.D. Edward Cook, B.S. in C.E. Benjamin C. Cruickshanks, B.S. in M.E. Alfred Ennis, M.S., E.E. Frank Artemas Hitchcock, M.S., C.E. Arthur Frederick Johnson, M.E. Howard Henry Koster, M.S. in M.E. John Raymond Lapham, M.S. Colin Mackenzie Mackall, Ph.D. Joseph Carl Oleinik, M.S. Merle Irving Protzman, A.M. Edward Henry Sehrt, Ph.D. Harold Griffith Sutton, M.S. James Henry Taylor, Ph.D. Edgar Stover Walker, B.S. in C.E. SCHOOL OF PHARMACY Douglas Bement, A.M., LL.B. Paul William Bowman, Ph.D. William Paul Briggs, M.S. Asa Vernon Burdine Hugh Fenton Collins, B.S. Fred Royce Franzoni, B.S. John Harold Hanks, Ph.D. DeWitt Clinton Knowles, Jr., M.S. John William Lee, M.S. in Phar. Chem. Chester Elwood Leese, Ph.D. Colin Mackenzie Mackall, Ph.D. Merle Irving Protzman, A.M. Joseph IIyram Roe, Ph.D. Raymond John Seeger, Plr.D. Edward Henry Sehrt, Ph.D. Lawson Edwin Yocum, Ph.D. Donnell Brooks Young, Ph.D. WILLIAM PAUL BRIGGS Dean, School of Pharmacy C20] JAMES HAROLD FOX Secretary, Executive Committee school or EDUCATION Mary Alice Adams, A.M. Ruth Harriet Atwell, A.M. Courtland Darke Baker, A.M. Frank Washington Ballou, Ph.D. Birch Evans Bayh, A.M. Paul William Bowman, Ph.D. Steuart Henderson Britt, Ph.D. Thomas Benjamin Brown, Ph.D. Elizabeth Burtner, A.M. Henry Grattan Doyle, A.M. Mitchell Dreese, Ph.D. Claud Max Farrington, A.M. William Cullen French, Ph.D. Christoph er B. Garnett, Jr., Ph.D. Robert Fiske Griggs, Ph.D. Sidney Bartlett Hall, Ph.D. Helen Taylor Hanford, A.B. Chester Winfield Holmes, Ed.D. Thelma Hunt, Ph.D. Lawrence Lee Jarvie, Ph.D. Ralph Dale Kennedy, Ph.D. Frances Kirkpatrick, A.M. Helen Bennett Lawrence, B.S. Colin Mackenzie Mackall, Ph.D. William Henry Myers, A.B. Maude Nelson Parker James Ebenezer, B.S. William J. Reinhart, B.S. William Card Ruedicer, Ph.D. Edward Henry Sehrt, Ph.D. Jean Elyle Sexton, A.B. Harold Griffith Sutton, M.S. James Henry Taylor, Ph.D. Kathryn Mildred Towne, A.M. Jenny Emsley Turnbull, A.M. Frank Mark Weida, Ph.D. Carl Douglas Wells, Ph.D. Warren Reed West, Ph.D. John Bertram Whitelaw, Ph.D. Alva Curtis Wilgus, Ph.D. Willard Hayes Yeager, A.M. Lawson Edwin Yocum, Ph.D. ELMER LOUIS KAYSER Dean of University Students £21 ] Elmer Louis Kayser, Ph.D. Ralph Dale Kennedy, Ph.D. John Albert McIntire, A.H., LL.B. James Oliver Murdock, Ph.B., LL.B. Saul C. Oppenheim, A.M., J.D., S.J.D. Richard Norman Owens, Ph.D., C.P.A. Merle Irving Protzman, A.M. Lowell Joseph Ragatz, Ph.D. Edward Henry Sehrt, Ph.D. Harold Griffith Sutton, M.S. John A. Tillema, Ph.D., LL.M., S.J.D. Donald Stevenson Watson, Ph.D. Frank Mark Weida, Ph.D. Carl Douglas Wells, Ph.D. Warren Reed West, Ph.D. Alva Curtis Wilgus, Ph.D. Willard Hayes Yeager, A.M. SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT Colon Eloy Alfaro Steuart Henderson Britt, Ph.D. Arthur Edward Burns, Ph.D. George Morton Churchill, Ph.D. Charles S. Collier, A.B., LL.B., S.J.D. Wilson M. Compton, LL.B., Ph.D., LL.D. James Christopher Corliss, A.M. DeWitt Clinton Croissant, Ph.D. John Donaldson, Ph.D. Wood Gray, Ph.D. Thelma Hunt, M.D., Ph.D. John Ihlder, B.S. William Crane Johnstone, Jr., Ph.D. Cecil Knight Jones, B.Litt. WARREN REED WEST Anistant Dean, School of Government GEORGE HOWLAND COX Director of Inter- American Center [ 22 ] ■■ JN o. LIBRARY SCIENCE Alfred William Schmidt, A.M. Adelaide Hasse The Division of Library Science was organized in 1927 as a result of the de- velopment of courses in the Department of Library Science in Columbian College. It has as its objective the training of li- brary assistants for service in public, college, high school, special, and govern- ment libraries. ALFRED F. W. SCHMIDT Director, Division of Library Science Library experience is not credited toward graduation, but students with ade- quate professional experience may be released from the practice work required in connection with classroom instruction. THE ADVISORY SYSTEM In order that students may have opportunities not only for assistance in planning their courses of study, but also for personal, educational, and voca- tional advice in every phase of their academic work during the first two years, a number of members of the faculty serve as advisers to Junior College students. Incoming students are assigned to advisers at the time of registration and are required to consult them at least once each semester. All students, however, are encouraged to consult their advisers about college problems at any time. In this way students lay a stronger foundation upon which to complete the more specialized work which follows. f-D] Sen mm o r $ Miguel R. Aguilar Asingaw, Pangasinan, P. I. Government, A.M. Philippinesian Qub, President; International Students Society, Recording Secretary; Wesley Club. Arthur M. Anderson Rapid City, South Dakota Government, AM. Arvid R. Anderson Hyannis, Massachusetts Government, AM. Pht Eta Sigma; Field Marshall, Rousers Club; Basketball. Nancy Lydia Ansell Washington, D. C. Columbian College, AM. Alpha Delta Pi; Archery Team; Swimming Manager. Thelma Aurelia Arnn . . Education, AM. Glee Qub; Ward Sociological Society Rlth Ashblrx Washington, D. C. Beta Phi Alpha, President; Delphi; Pan-Hellenic Council, Secretary; Intramural Board; Newman Club. Washington, D. C. Kitty Marie Cornelia Baart The Netherlands Fine Arts, AM. Alpha Delta Theta, President; Mortar Board; Fine Arts Council. President; Pan-Hellenic Council, Secretary; Fiesta; Glee Club; Symphony Club; Wesley Club; Service Club; Food Drive; Inter- n ational Students Society, President; Delphi. Jean C. Baldwin Arlington, Virginia Columbian College, AM. Ruth Shauck Bannerman Washington, D. C. Columbian College, AM. Alpha Delta Pi. Robert T. Barbour Rockpoint, Maryland Combined Arts and Lav;, AM. Lillian Pearl Barnes Washington, D. C. Columbian College, AM. Emily Graburn Bayly . . . Columbian College, B.S. Alpha Delta Pi; Cherry Tree Stall. Washington, D. C. r 30 ] Washington, D. C. SENIOR CLASS Austin- Lewis Beall Education, A.B. Phi Sigma Kappa, Vice-President; Cherry Tree; Food Drive; Co-op Book; Student Council. John R. L. Beane, Jr Washington, I). C. Engineering, B.S. in XI. E. Theta Tau; American Society of Mechanical Engineers; Engineers Council, Social Chairman. John Edward Behuncik Bridgeport, Connecticut Combined Arts and Law, AM. Hannah Pearley Bell Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Margaret Belnick Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Phi Sigma Sigma; Pt Gamma Mu; Fiesta. Business Staff; Food Drive, Business Staff. Helena Benitez . Education, XI. A. Manilla, P. 1. Leon J. Bercovitz Washington, IX C. Columbian College, A.B. Charles Bernstein Brooklyn, New York Columbian College, A.B. Phi Delta Epsilon. Glenn Beyer Chester, South Dakota Columbian College, XI. A. Delta Phi Epsilon. Naomi Bessye Biron Washington, I). C. Columbian College, A.B. Phi Sigma Sigma; Fiesta. Accounting Staff; Food Drive Committee. Theresa Bollinger Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Phi Sigma Rho, Secretary; Riding Club; Lester F. Ward Sociological Society. Marianna R. Bortner Wilmington, Delaware Columbian College, A.B. Psychology Club; Luther Qub; Badminton Manager; Class Hockey Team. [ 31 1 [ 32 ] Washington, D. C. SENIOR CLASS Delmar L. Boulger G overn m ent , A .B. Frances Rockwell Brainerd Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B . Kappa Kappa Gamma; Le Cercle Francais; International Club. Robert Crocker Brasted Fort Belvoir, Virginia Columbian College, B.S. Acacia; Alpha Chi Sigma; Varsity Letterman’s Club, Vice-President; Freshman Tennis; Varsity Tennis Team, Captain; Decathclon Championship. Rlth Genevieve Brewer Washington, I). C. Columbian College, A.B. Kappa Kappa Gamma; Phi Delta Epsilon; Gamma Eta Zeta, Vice-President and Secretary; Mortar Board; Hour Glass; Editor, Student Handbook, 1935; Senior Staff, Hatchet ; Senior Staff, Cherry Tree; Cue and Curtain Club; Radio Plays, 1937; Lester Ward Sociological Society; Newman Club; Student Union; Student Life Committee; Student Council. Secretary; Vice-President, Freshman and Sophomore Classes. 1933-34. 1934-35; Delegate to Columbian College Council; Rifle, Captain Freshman Team; Varsity Rifle. Assistant Manager; Women ' s Athletic Association. Executive Board; Intramural Board; Fiesta; Food Drive; Who’s Who in American Colleges, 1937-38. Thomas Ransel Brooks Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Pi Gamma Mu; Phi Beta Kappa. Evelyn Mae Brown Washington, D. C. Education, A.B . Kathleen Chloe Bllow Beresford, South Dakota Columbian College, A.B. Kappa Kappa Gamma. President; Delphi. Vice-President; Cherry Tree; Hatchet; Sophomore Class Rifle Team; Intramural Board; Junior College Council; Fiesta Maid of Honor, 1935. Mary Elizabeth Blrch Denver, Colorado Education, B.S. Alpha Pi Epsilon; Colonial Campus Club; Episcopal Club; Symphony Club. Edwin Menton Cage Dallas, Texas Columbian College, A.B. Kappa Sigma; Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; Delta Sigma Rho, President; Debate Team; Student Council; Interfraternity Council, Secretary. Mary Ruth Cain Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Lester F. Ward Sociological Society. Cliff Earl Caley Malta, Montana Education, A.B. Education Club. Harold Vincent Carey Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Kappa Sigma. [ 33 ] [ 34 ] Lewis Carlysle Carroll Washington, D. C. Education, B.S. Varsity Club; Football. William Staley Cheatham Washington, I). C. Columbian College, A.B . Phi Sigma Kappa; Omicron Delta Kappa; Gate and Key; Steel Gauntlet; Phi Delta Epsilon; Phi Chi. Alison Renee Claflin Washington, I). C. Columbian College, A.B . Pi Gamma Mu; Mortar Board; Glee Club; Fins Swimming Club; Tennis; W. A. A.; Hockey Varsity; Basketball Varsity; Student Union; Outstanding Sophomore Woman Cup; Women’s In- dependent Organization. Alice Louisa Harrison: Clarke Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Spanish Club. Vice-President; Food Drive. Flora Marguerite Clayton Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Mu Phi Epsilon. Roy McNeil Coakley Washington, I). C. Engineering, B.S. in M.E. Cully Alton Cobb. Jr Atlanta, Georgia Columbian College, B.S . Phi Eta Sigma; Phvsics Club; Alpha Chi Sigma Award in Freshman Chemistry; Sigma Kappa Prize in Freshman Chemistry. James H. Coberly Washington, D. C. Columbian College, M.A. John Coggins Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Tau Kappa Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta. Sylvia Gold Cohen Washington, D. C. Education, A.B. Phi Sigma Sigma. Vice-President; Psychology Club. Donald Herbert Cooper Tacoma, Washington Columbian College, A.B. (College of Puget Sound) Alpha Phi Gamma; Independent Activities Council; I.ester F. Ward Sociological Society; Symphony Society; Executive Council, George Washington Union. Frances Ml rice Coston Whitesvillc, New York Education, A.B. Delta Zeta; Food Drive. 136 ] SENIOR CLAS Richard Cottingham Education, B.S. Football; Varsity Lettermen’s Club. s Washington, D. C. Cecilia Louise Couch Arlington, Virginia Columbian College, B.S. AJpha Delta Pi; Orchesis. Secretary and President; Soccer, Freshman and Sophomore Class Teams; KiHc, freshman and Sophomore Class Teams; W. A. A.. Secretary. Guy Edwin Crampton, Jr Washington, D. C. Fine Arts, B.Arch . Kappa Alpha; Scarab; Fine Arts Council; Fiesta. illiam Crooks Little Rock, Arkansas Government, A.B. Sigma Alpha Epsilon; School of Government Council. illiam At stix L rouse Minneapolis, Minnesota Engineering, B.S. Agnes Genevieve Daly Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. John Edmond Davitt Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Pi Kappa Phi. Doris Detre Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Allen Joyner Dickey Arlington, Virginia Fine Arts, A.B. Theta Upsilon Omega; Gate and Key; Freshman Basketball; Homecoming Decorations Committee. Tomas M. Dio nolo Iloilo, P. I. Columbian College, A.B. President, Philippinesian Club; International Students Society. Jack Theodore Donovan East Falls Church, Virginia Engineering , B.S. in M.E. Lambda Chi Alpha; American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Frances Vanice Doty Washington, D. C. Education, M.A. Phi Delta Gamma. [ 37 ] t f!S I SENIOR CLASS Doris Baptie Evans Arlington, Virginia Government, AM . Kappa Delta. John Robert Evans Washington, D. C. Engineering , li.S. Tau Kappa Epsilon, President; Theta Tau, Marshall and Pledge Master; Interfraternity Pledge Council; Senior Class President; Student Council; Senior Council, President; American Institute of Electrical Engineers. Richard Castleman Evans Washington, D. C. Columbian College, B.S. Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; Alpha Chi Sigma; George Washington Union. Minna Feld York, Pennsylvania Columbian College, B.S. Phi Sigma Sigma, President and Secretary; Pan-Hellenic Council; Inter-Sorority Council. Ethelyn Laura Findlay West Burke, Vermont Education, AM, Gertrude Fixkelsteix Arlington, Virginia Education, AM, Raymond Holdsworth Firth Landover, Maryland Columbian College , AM. Lester F. Ward Sociological Society; Wesley Club. President; President of Freshman Class; Third Place Winner of Davis Senior Speaking Contest, 1937. Mortimer James Folstox Washington, D. C. Columbian College, AM. Charles Wilson Foote Wichita, Kansas Government, AM. Marvin P. Footer Washington, D. C. Columbian College, AM. Phi Alpha; Cheerleader; Fiesta; Food Drive. Theodore H. Frankel North Plainfield, New Jersey Columbian College, AM. Pi Epsilon; Phi Sigma Rho; Cue and Curtain, Production Staff; Arukah; Literary Club; George Washington Union. Katherine Louise Fuller Lexington, Kentucky Education, AM. Kappa Delta Pi. 141 I I 42 ] SENIOR (CLASS Lloyd Wayne Gerhard Washington, D. C. Engineering , B.S. in C.E. American Society of Civil Engineers; Math Club; Men’s Rifle Team. Kathryn Yvonne Gehan Sioux City, Iowa Columbian College , AM. Kappa Kappa Gamma; Feature Editor, Cherry Tree; Glee Club; Dormitory Council; Riding Club. John A. Gelbach Washington, D. C. Government , AM. Phi Sigma Kappa. Earle W. Gilkey Grandview, Washington Columbian College , AM. Pi Kamma Mu; Baptist Student Union. Harriet Christine Giltner Washington, D. C. Education, B.S. Delta Zeta; Alpha Pi Epsilon. Elizabeth B. Goldfaden Washington, I). C. Columbian College, AM. Sigma Kappa; Literary Club; Lester F. Ward Sociological Society; Basketball Class Team; Hockey Class Team; Women’s Athletic Association; Fins. Jose Maximo Gonzalez San Juan, Puerto Rico Columbian College, AM. Beta Gamma; Music Club; Omar Khayyam Chess Club; Spanish Club; French Club; Inter- national Students Society. Rose Spain Goodman Baltimore, Maryland Education, M.A. Educational Club. Marcus Peter Go u mas Renovo, Pennsylvania Columbian College, AM. Phi Eta Sigma; Varsity Lettermen ' s Club; Hatchet; Varsity Rifle. James Albert Granier Havre, Montana Columbian College , AM. Lc Cercle Francaise Universitaire, President; El Club Espanol. Recording Secretary. George O. Gray La Mesa, New Mexico Combined Arts and Lavs, AM. Kappa Alpha Delta. Bernice Rlth Grossman Washington, D. C. Columbian College, AM. Alpha Epsilon Phi, Publicity Chairman. 143 ] [ 44 ] SENIOR CLASS Leila Virginia Gurley Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Lester F. Ward Sociological Society. John Robert Hagenbuch Brentwood, Maryland Government , M.A . James Merrick Hall Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Phi Eta Sigma; Alpha Chi Sigma; Glee Club; Serendip Physics Club; Sterrett Physics Award, 1936 . John Stafford Ham ill Washington, D. C. Engineering, B.S. in M.E. American Society of Mechanical Engineers. William Owen Hancock, Jr Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Clementine Hanks Montana Columbian College, A.B. Hatchet. John Rodney Harlan Washington, D. C. Columbian College, B.S. Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; Rifle Team. George Reuben Harvey Arlington, Virginia Columbian College, A.B. Pi Gamma Mu; Alpha Kappa Psi; Artus; Masonic Club; Phi Sigma Rho; Student Union. Mary Ann Henderson Washington, D. C. Education, A.M . Phi Delta Gamma. John Maurice Hiegel Conway, Arkansas Columbian College, B.S. Newman Club, Vice-President. Anne Blair Hill Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Kappa Kappa Gamma; Alpha Lambda Delta; Pi Gamma Mu; Delphi; Cherry Tree Staff; Colum- bian Honor Society; Hour Glass; Deutscher Verein; Women’s Athletic Association; Mortar Board. Doris Hohberger Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. [ 45 ] [ 46 1 SENIOR CLASS Dorothy Brreoin-g Howard Washington. D. C. Columbian College, XI.. 1. Willis Lee Hurd Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Kappa Sigma. Harold James Ichilian Washington, I). C. Library Science, A.B . Lota Lois Ing Nanking, China Columbian College, A.B. International Students Society. Elsie Irwin Troy, New York Education, A.B. Phi Mu; Hatchet; Cherry Tree; International Club; Newman Club. Solomon Iskow Rosslyn, Virginia Engineering, B.S. in F..E. Alpha Mu Sigma. Secretary Vice-President; American Society Mechanical Engineers, Secretary; American Society of Electrical Engineers. Vice-President. Sidney Jaffe Passaic, New Jersey Columbian College, A.B. Kappa Delta Pi. Tatyana Jasny Washington, I). C. Columbian College , A.B. Mortar Board; Hatchet ; Symphony Club. President; Independent Activities Council; Soccer Class Team; Orchesis. President; International Students Society, Historian; George Washington Union, Treasurer. Vice-President of Left Party; Magna Charta Club; Women’s Athletic Association, As- sistant Secretary; Lester F. Ward Sociological Society, Publicity Director. Joe Allen Jones Washington, D. C. Columbian College, B.S. Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Ralph Edmund Jones, Jr Washington, I). C. Columbian College, A.B. Terra l Augustus Jordan Hattiesburg, Mississippi Columbian College, A.B. Frank Kenneth Kerr Washington, D. C. Fine Arts, B. of Arch. Scarab; Cherry Tree; International Students Society. Recording Secretary; Fine Arts Ciuncil, Treasurer. [ 47 ] [ 48 ) SENIOE CLASS Mark Hummer Lepper Silver Spring, Maryland Columbian College, .LB. Phi Beta Kappa. Harold Allen Levy Welch, West Virginia Columbian College , A.B. Alpha Mu Sigma, President; El Club Espanol, Treasurer. Mildred Belle Lindner Chambersburg, Pennsylvania Division oj Library Science , .LB. Luther Club; Library Science Club; A.B., Wittenberg College. Eleanor Livingston Whitwell, Tennessee Government, .LB. Delta Zeta. Secretary. President; Delphi; Phi Pi Epsilon, Vice-President; Cherry Tree; Troubadours: Orc hesis; Symphony Club; Rifle Varsity; Rifle Manager; Class Team, Captain; Manager’s Council; Women’s Athletic Association Board; Hockey Class Team; Archery. Class Manager; Volley Ball, Class Manager; Intramural Board, Corresponding Secretary, Treasurer; Pan-Hellenic Association, President; Homecoming Committee, Chairman of Fashion Show; Homecoming Ball Committee; Fiesta, Maid of Honor; Sorority Council; Progressive Party, Secretary, Vice-Chairman; Junior College Council. Secretary; Senior Council; Student Council; Food Drive; Sorority-University- Fraternity Scholarship Committee; Riding Club. Graham Joseph Lucas Washington, D. C. Government, A.B. Sigma Chi; Delta Phi Epsilon. Jean Caldwell Macklin Washington, D. C. Library Science, A.B. Library Science Club. Florence Mary Maginsky East Chicago, Indiana Columbian College, A.B. Glee Club; Newman Cub; Magna Charta Club; Lester F. Ward Sociological Society; George Washington Student Union; Center Party. Secretary. M. Lucile Martin Beardstown, Illinois Education, B.S. Home Economics Club. Raymond Nathan Matson Washington, D. C. Engineering, B.S. in . f.E. Theta Tau; Engineers Council. Director of Publicity; American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Mary Maxon Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Kappa Kappa Gamma; Cherry Tree; Hatchet; Cue and Curtain. Make-up Committee; Intra- mural Board; Sorority Hall Committee; Spanish Club. William Ward McCabe Versailles, Kentucky Columbian College, A.B. Hatchet ; Debating; Literary Club; Omar Khyan Chess Club; Student Union. Audrey Lee McCuen Washington, D. C. Government, A.B. Zeta Tau Alpha. Historian. Pledge Mistress; Delphi; Hatchet; Handbook; Sorority Hall Council; Varsity Soccer; Intramural Board. [ 51 ] t5i 2] SENIOR CLASS Louise McCulloch Marianna, Arkansas Columbian College, LB. Pi Beta Phi. Merwyn Newell McKnight Arlington, Virginia Engineering , B.S. in M.E. Sterna Tau; American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Wilbur Thomas McNallan Kellogg, Minnesota Engineering, B.S. in E.E. Pi Delta Epsilon; Hjtcbci, Senior Staff Member; Newman Club. Recording Secretary, Vice-President, President, Member Advisory Board. Flournoy McQuary Washington, D. C. Education , B.S. Alpha Pi Epsilon, Secretary; Home Economics Club. Secretary; Episcopal Club; Hockey. Class and Inter-class Teams; Women’s Athletic Association. Frank Wicks Melpolder Washington, D. C. Columbian College , B.S . Alpha Chi Sigma. Mary Frances Merz Washington, D. C. Columbian College, .LB. Pi Beta Phi, Secretary; Cherry Tree; Glee Club. Intramural Board. Elizabeth Helen Mike Flemington, New Jersey Government, A.B. Phi Pi Epsilon Secretary-Treasurer; Cue and Curtain; Glee Club; Symphony Club; Presbyterian C ' ub; Center Party; Dormitory Council, Chairman; Fiesta; Hockey, Freehman Manager; Golf, Manager. Margaret Marie Mills Lenoir City, Tennessee Columbian College, A.B. Newman Club; Student Union. A. Burton Mincos ky Washington, I). C. Columbian College, A.B. Phi Alpha; Cheer Leader; Food Drive. Malcolm Irving Mintz Washington, I). C. Government, A.B. Phi Epsilon Pi; Varsity Lettermcn’s Club; Varrity Tennis. Herbert Francis Mitchell, Jr Hyattsville, Maryland Engineering , B.S. in E.E. Sigma Tau; American Institute of Electrical Engineers. John William Molyneaux Washington, I). C. Columbian College, A.B. Theta Delta Chi; Gate and Key; Cue and Curtain; Troubadours; Psychology Club; Freshman Basketball; Swimming Team; Interfraternity Council, Social Chaiiman. [ 53 ] [ 54 ] Raymond Francis Mi th Engineering, H.S. in M.E. Washington, D. C. Frances Adalinda Nettleton Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Z«ca Tau Alpha, Guard, Social Chairman, Activities Chairman, Secretary; Chfrry Tree; Hatchet; Fiesta; Cue and Curtain. Make up Staff; Junior Pan Hellenic Delegate; Psychology Club; Riding Club, Manager; Hockey Club. Manager; Intramural Board. Mildred Miriam Nevvhouse Washington, D. C. Columbian College, Al.A. Alma Wehn Nielson Washington, D. C. Education, A.B . Marie Clthbertson Nold Washington, D. C. Library Science, B.L.S. Pi Gamma Mu. Vice-President; Library Science Club. Social Chairman. Lester Edwin Ogilvy Washington, D. C. Government, A.B. Phi Kappa Phi; Basketball; Tennis; Debate; Band; Student Union. Demosthenes John Papanicolas Washington, D. C. Columbian College, BS. Ernest Sheppard Parker Washington, D. C. Government , A.B. Phi Sigma Kappa; Gate and Key; Delta Phi Epsilon. John Earl Parsons Washington, D. C. Engineering , B.S. in E.E. Phi Eta Sigma; Sigma Tau; Theta Tau; American Institute of Electrical Engineering. Theodore Kay Pasma Rockville, Maryland Columbian College, A.B. Phi Eta Sigma; Freshman Basketball. Kenneth Walter Patrl m Tulsa, Oklahoma Columbian College, A.B. Delta Tau Delta; Alpha Kappa Psi; Delta Theta Phi; Gate and Key; Interfraternity Pledge Council; Interfraternity Council; Rousers Club; Fiesta. Walter Francis Patterson Washington, D. C. Columbian College, B.S. [ 55 ] [ 56 ] SENIOR CLASS Paul Pernecky, Jr Chicago, Illinois University, M.A . George Athan Petrides Washington, D. C. Columbian College , B.S . Julius Melvin Petrokovsky Brooklyn, New York Columbian College, AM. Robert Duvall Pfahler Washington, D. C. Engineering , B.S. in M.E . Troubadours; American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Secretary; Basketball, Freshman Man- ager. Sophomore Manager, Varsity Manager; Fiesta Staff. Fr.axk DuBose Phillips, Jr Washington, D. C. Education, AM. Hazel Horton Phillips Washington, D. C. Education, AM. Muriel Alice Pirie Washington, D. C. Columbian College, AM. Katherine Manderson Porter Washington, D. C. Columbian College, AM. Chi Omega. President. Secretary. Social Chairman Herald; Delphi. President; Mortar Board; Cherry Tree; Cue and Curtain; Troubadours; Senior Council; Fiesta Committee; Intramural Board; Fiesta. Maid of Honor. Office Manager; Food Drive. Secretary and Co-Director; Pan- Hellenic Council, Treasurer; Sorority Council. Frances A. Prather Arlington, Virginia Education, li.S. Sigma Kappa. Secretary; Studio Club; Women’s Athletic Association. President; Basketball. Class Manager; Archery; Winner, Intermediate Swimming Meet; Tennis; Hockey Class Team; Hockey Varsity; Basketball Class Team; Basketball Varsity; Rifle Class Team; Senior Council, Secretary. Edith Louise Proffitt Washington, D. C. Columbian College, AM. Le Cercle Francais Universitaire. Edward J. Prosen Gilbert, Minnesota Columbian College, B.S. Alpha Chi Sigma; Engineers Club, President; Track. Jane Phillips Ramseyer Washington, D. C. Columbian College, AM. Kappa Kappa Gamma; Mortar Board; Cherry Tree; Cue and Curtain; Symphony Club; Co- Director. Food Drive; Chairman, Sorority Hall Council; Student Union; Treasurer. Left Parry. [ 57 ] [ 58 ] Washington, I). C. SENIOR CLASS Edmund David Rauch Government , A.B. Delta Tau Delta, Secretary. George Ernest Rhine Washington, D. C. Engineering , B.S. in C.E. Sigma Tau; Theta lau. PreMdent, Treasurer; American Society of Civil Engineers; Engineers Council, President; Senior Council. Marie Elizabeth Richardson Little Rock, Arkansas Columbian College , AM. Jennings Rife Washington, D. C. Government, AM. Kappa Alpha. John Hubert Ritz Atlantic City, New Jersey Columbian College , A.B. John Henry Rixse, Jr Arlington, Virginia Engineering , B.S. in E.E. Sigma Tau. Secretary; Theta Tau; American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Secretary-Treasurer, Chairman; Engineers Council; American Institute of Electrical Engineers. Helen K. Roberts Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Columbian College, AM. Le Cercle Francais Universitaire. James C. Robertson, Jr Washington, D. C. Engineering , B.S. in C.E. Delta Phi; Theta Tau; American Society of Civil Engineers. William Jennings Rochelle, Jr Austin, Texas Columbian College, AM. Kappa Sigma, President; Delta Sigma Rho; Gate and Key; Steel Gauntlet; Cue and Curtain; Varsity Debate Squad; Student Life Committee; Interfraternity Council; Chairman of Homecoming Rally; Student Government Reorganization Committee; Service Party; Student Council, President. Jane Wenonah Roller Washington, D. C. Columbian College, B.S. Cherry Tree; Colonial Campus Club, Treasurer. President; Hockey; Volley Ball; Intramural Board. Winifred Rayfield Ross Arlington, Virginia Columbian College, A.B. Pi Gamma Mu; Le Cercle Francais Universitaire. Marion Jane ller Washington, I). C. Columbian College, A.B. Pi Beta Phi, Vice-President, Treasurer; Delphi. President; Mortar Board; Cherry Tree; Pan- Hellenic Council; Chairman, Pan-Hellenic Prom; German Club; Women’s Athletic Association; Soccer, Qass Manager. [ 59 ] [601 Virginia, Minnesota SENIOR CLAS Armand J. Saltlrelli Education, B.S . Student Council; Varsity Lettermen’s Club; Football. Karl Schmitt, Jr Washington, D. C. Columbian College, B.S. Delta Tau Delta; Sigma Gamma Epsilon; Swimming; Freshman Basketball; Columbian Council. Locis Ezra Schlcker, Jr Washington, D. C. Engineering , B.S. in E.E. Cyril A. Schulman Washington, D. C. Columbian College, B.S. Serendip Physics Club, Secretary, President. Verna May Schllt Jeneau, Wisconsin Columbian College, A. At. Pi Gamma Mu; Phi Pi Epsilon. Veryl Gladys Schllt Jeneau, Wisconsin Education, M.A. Beta Sigma Omicron; Phi Beta Kappa; Pi Lambda Theta; Phi Delta Gamma. Cooke Settle Nashville, Tennessee Engineering , B.S. in E.E. Pi Kappa Alpha; Sigma Tau; American Institute of Electrical Engineers. Morris Monsees Seydel Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Delta Tau Delta. Helena Morrison Shafroth Annapolis, Maryland Columbian College, A.B. Sigma Kappa. Dorothy Marie Shanafelt Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Glee Club; Newman Club; Spanish Club. Morris Lewis Shapiro Atlantic City, New Jersey Pharmacy, B.S. Phi Alpha; Mortar Pestle; Cue and Curtain- Senior Council; Food Drive; Fiesta. Cary Wolcott Sheard Washington, D. C. Government, A.B. Phi Pi Epsilon; Hatchet; Glee Club; Colonial Campus Club; Varsity Basketball; Varsity Hockey; Tennis, Manager. [61 J C62 1 SENIOR CLASS Vance Shiflett Meadville, Missouri Columbian College, A.B. Alpha Phi Sigma; Glee Club. Accompanist. Mildred C. Sieg Canadensis, Pennsylvania Government, A.B, Berry Barber Simpson Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B . Cue and Curtain. Norman Lade Sims, Jr Arlington, Virginia Government, A.B. Alpha Kappa P$i. Susan Patricia Slater Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Chi Omega. Vice President. President; Mortar Board, President; Delphi; Sigma Delta Phi; Cue and Curtain. Secretary Treasurer. Vice-President; Glee Club; Fiesta Vaudeville; Literary Club; Colum- bian College Council; Food Drive; Pan-Hellenic Council; All-American Colleges “Who’s Who;’’ University Fiesta Queen; Beauty Queen; Sorority Council. Barbara Crawford Smith Washington, I). C. Fine Arts, A.B. Kappa Kappa Gamma. Carl H. Smith, Jr Sesser, Illinois Government, A.B. Tau Kappa Epsilon, Grammatrus. H. Hewlett Smith LaGrange, Georgia Columbian College, A.B. Pi Gamma Mu; Artus. Jane Smith Sesser, Illinois Government , A.B. Glee Club; Orchesis; Women ' s Athletic Association; Hockey Teams, Freshman and Senior. John Daniel K. Smoot McLean, Virginia Columbian College, A.B. Kappa Alpha. Kenneth Richard Sommer Buffalo, New York Engineering , B.S. Sigma Tau; Theta Tau. Reuben Spellman Kansas City, Missouri Engineering , B.S. in M.E. Sigma Tau; American Society of Mechanical Engineers. [63 I [ 64 ] SENIOR (CLASS Nathaniel Roscoe Spencer Chevy Chase, Maryland Columbian College , A.B. Phi Chi; Beaumont Medical Society; Gymnastic Decathlon Champion. David Spiecel New York, New York Columbian College, A.B . Harold Gordon Stepler Greenfield, Indiana Columbian College, A.B. Acacia; Troubadours; Cue and Curtain; Glee Club; Band; Masonic Club. Joseph N. Stonesifer Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.M. Florence Alma Stopsack Washington, D. C. Government, A.B. Alpha Delta Pi; Cherry Tree, Senior Staff; Freshman Hockey Team; Fiesta; Food Drive. John Ellsworth Street Washington, D. C. Pharmacy, B.S. Alpha Chi Sigma; Glee Club. Donald Arthur Surine Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Phi Sigma Kappa; Varsity Lettermen’s Club. Mary Jane Sutherland Washington, D. C. Education, A.B . Alpha Delta Theta; Lester F Ward Society; Cue and Curtain; Riding Club; Women’s Athletic Association; Soccer Honorary Varsity; Riding, Sophomore Class Manager. Mabel Anne Sweeney Gainesville, Virginia Columbian College, A.B. Newman Club; Riding Club. James Fisher Swindells Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Bayard Fuller Taylor Washington, D. C. Engineering , B.S. in M.E . Benjamin Comegys Taylor Washington, D. C. Engineering , B.S. in C.E. Beta Theta Pi; Sigma Tau, Vice-President; Engineers Council, President. [ 65 ] [ 66 ] . Falls Church, Virginia SENIOR CLA John Ellsworth Taylor Government , A.B. Theta Upsilon Omega; Gate and Key; Cherry Tree. Elizabeth Ada Teepe Washington, D. C. Education, A .At. Phi Delta Gamma; Pi Lambda Theta. Edward John Thomas Dayton, Ohio Engineering , B.S. Sigma Tan, Vice-President; Theta Tau, President; Glee Club; American Society of Mechanical Engineers, President; Engineers Council. President; Student Council. Howard 1 ihila Washington, D. C. Columbian College, B.S . Robert LaRue Tully Fayetteville, West Virginia Government, A.B. Phi Theta Kappa; Student Union, Center Party. Mildred Overton Vierling Silver Spring, Maryland Columbian College , A.B. Alpha Delta Theta; Delphi; Varsity Debate Team; Episcopal Club. Vice-President; Captain Junior- Senior Rifle Team; Second Prize Winner of Senior Davis Speaking Contest. Howard Chandler Walkixgstick Okmulgee, Oklahoma Columbian College, A.B. Tau Kappa Epsilon; Gate and Key; Glee Club; Lester F. Ward Sociological Society; Interfraternity Council, Social Chairman; Food Drive; Cherry Tree; All -University Prom Committee. Frances Raum Walsky Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Phi Sigma Sigma. Vice-President; Pan-Hellenic Council, President. Ax-Fl ' Wang Shanghai, China Columbian College, A.B. Virginia Ruth Webb Washington, D. C. Columbian College, B.S. Chi Omega. Vice-President; Cherry Tree. William Gordon Webxer New York, New York Government, M.A. Ernest Lyman VVeise Washington, D. C. Columbian College, B.S. Alpha Chi Sigma. 167 ] [ 68 ] Washington, D. C. SENIOR CL AS Eleanor Werble . . . Columbian College , B.S . Alice Babette West Washington, D. C. Columbian College , A.B. Phi Beta Kappa. Mary Norman est Sparta, Tennessee Columbian College, .LB. Alpha Oelta Pi; Chfrry Tree; Cue and Curtain; Women ' s Varsity Debate. iLLi.AM Clokey Wetzel Washington, D. C. Engineering, Ii.S. in C.E. Var: itv Lcttermen’s Club; American Society of Civil Engineers, Treasurer; Engineers Council; Freshman Basketball; Rifle. Harry Sellers Whitesell Education, A .B. Washington, D. C. Marvin C. Wilbur Portland, Oregon Government, A.B. Pi Kappa Phi; Delta Phi Epsilon; Blue Key; Sigma Delta Chi; Phi Kappa Phi; All American Col- leges “Who’s Who;” International Students’ Society. Winifred Snowden Wilcox Arlington, Virginia Columbian College, AM. Phi Pi Epsilon; Cherry Tree; Glee Club; Phi Sigma Rho; Philosophy Society. Edward Charles Wilk ie Washington, D. C. Government, AM. Alpha Kappa Psi. Historian. Lee McLalrine Williams Washington, D. C. Columbian College, AM. Kappa Alpha Theta. Robert Beryl Wilson Burkeville, Virginia Education, A.M. Frank Llther Wood Atlantic City, New Jersey Government, AM. Acacia; Hatchet ; Student Union; Fiesta; Food Drive. Harvey C. Wright Washington, D. C. Government, AM. Sigma Phi Epsilon. [ 69 ] [ 70 ] SENIOR CLASS Sterling Wilson Wright Washington, D. C. Columbian College , AM. Pi Delta Epsilon; Hatchet; CHERRY Tree, Associate Editor; Lens and Shutter, President. Director, Photographic Contest; Independent Activities Council; Duff and Blue Staff. Eleanor Claire Wyvell Washington, D. C. Columbian College, A.B. Women’s Athletic Association Board; Hockey , Manager; Basketball; Psychology C lub, Secretary. Audrey Virginia Yaden Education, A.B. Alpha Lambda Delta, Vice-President; Kappa Delta Pi; Soccer; Women’s Athletic Association; American Historical Association. Furn Suey Yee Pharmacy , B.S. Mortar and Pestle Society. Evelyn Doris Yokl.m Education, B.S . Alpha Pi Epsilon, Treasurer; Home Economics Club. . Millcreek, West Virginia Maude Elizabeth Young Columbian College, B.S. Edward Otto Zabel Fine Arts, A.B. [71 ] Moot ' Court TO THE GRADUATING CLASS OF THE LAW SCHOOL: Through the courtesy of the Cherry Tree editors, I have the privilege of extending to you the greetings and felicitations of the faculty. Its mem- bers entertain high hopes for your future, and believe that when you enter the noble profession of the law you will be zealous and faithful, not only in serving the best interests of your clients, but the interests of the public as well. It is only by so doing that you will earn the rewards of a justified self-respect and the regard and esteem of the community in which you may live and serve. J. Wilmer Latimer, LL.B. [ 72 ] The Law School The Law School is fully accredited. It is a member of the Association of American Law Schools and is approved by the American Bar Association. Since 1926 it has had a chapter of the Order of the Coif, the national law school honor society equivalent to Phi Beta Kappa. The George Washington Law Review, now in its sixth year, has won wide recognition as a magazine specializing in public law. The work of the law school is on a strictly graduate basis. Only gradu- ates of approved colleges are admitted. Graduate standards of intellectual achievement are required. A doctor’s degree, Juris Doctor, is conferred on those graduates who have demonstrated the highest standards of scholar- ship and ability to do research on the Law Review board and have laid the foundation for comparative law. William C. Van Vleck, LL.B., Dean [73 j THE LAW SCHOOL MAKES HISTOBY MISS ANNA BISCHOFF Secretary to Dean Y ' an Vleck Students of The George Washington University Law School have a special interest in the musty volumes of the early United States Supreme Court Reports, for they were reported by William Cranch, Chief Judge of the Circuit Court of the District of Colum- bia from 1806 to 1855. It was under the instruction of Professor Cranch and Professor William Thomas Carroll, Cleric of the Su- preme Court of the United States (1827-’63), that the Law School was first established in 1826. The law course was discontinued in 1827. When it was resumed in 1865, it acquired the much-coveted distinction of being the first law school established in the District of Columbia, with no com- petitor until several years later. Another milestone was passed when graduate work was first offered in 1877. Older graduates remember, too, when the women first made their appearance in 1911. When the Association of American Law Schools was formed in 1900, the Law School became a charter member and has main- 1 74 ] tained membership without interruption since that time. The high scholastic requirements of the Law School were recognized by the granting, in 1926, of a chapter of the Order of the Coif, the national legal honor society. Publication of The George Washington Law Review was started in November, 1932. Since its beginning the Law School has had many locations. In 1865 it was located on the site now occupied by Columbian Building, on Fifteenth Street, Northwest. It was moved in 1884 to Fifteenth and H Streets, Northwest — where the Woodward Building now stands. Thirty-one years later, in 1915, the location was changed again, this time to the upper floors of the Masonic Temple at Thir- teenth and New York Avenue. In 1920 the school was again moved, to the former Department of Justice Building at 1435 K Street, Northwest, where it remained until Stockton Hall, its present home, was occupied five years later. Dean Roscoe Pound of the Harvard Law School journeyed to the Capital on November 14, 1925. In the presence of many other dignitaries, he delivered the principal address at the formal dedica- tion of Stockton Hall. The building was named for Rear Admiral Charles Herbert Stockton, who, after his retirement from the United States Navy, accepted the presidency of the University, serving from 1910 to 1918. Among other advantages, the build- ing contains a law library of twenty thousand volumes. Enrollment has increased steadily, to reach the present figure of over one thousand students. From time to time the requirements have been raised. In 1865 classes met for one hour three evenings a week and the degree was conferred after two years of study. The undergraduate course was increased to three years in 1898. The movement continued until the Law School became a strictly graduate school in 1937, a degree now being required for admittance. [ 75 ] [ 76 ] SENIOR CLASS Frederica Winestine Alexander, M.D. . . . Waterbury, Connecticut Law, LL.B. American Medical Association; “American Journal of Cancer Research;’’ “American Journal of Surgery. Eduardo Alfaro Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. Kext Duvall Algire North Woodside, Maryland Law, LL.B. Sigma Chi. Secretary; Phi Alpha Delta; Fiesta, Program Editor; Troubadours. Walton Stanley Allen Marlow, Oklahoma Law, LL.B. Acacia. Harry Clifton Ames, Jr Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Gate and Key; Steel Gauntlet. John Walton Baker Flint, Michigan Law, LL.B. Gamma Eta Gamma; George Washington Union. Edward L. Ball Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. Phi Sigma Kappa. Graeme Campbell Baxxerman Washington, D. C. Law, LL.M. Lambda Chi Alpha; Phi Delta Phi; B.S.. Hamilton College, Clinton, New York. Osce Marbury Bentley Law, LL.B. Washington, D. C. James William Blaine Boise, Idaho Law, LL.B. Aubrey Strode Brent Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. David Alexander Bridewell Forrest City, Arkansas Law, LL.B. Kappa Sigma; Pi Gamma Mu. [ 77 ] [ 78 ] Savannah, Georgia SENIOR CLASS P ' orrest Close Law, LL.B. Kappa Alpha; U. S. Naval Academy; M.S., Harvard. Ernest Edward Clulow, Jr Tulsa, Oklahoma Law, LL.B. A.B.. George Washington University; G forge Washington Law Review , Book Review Editor. Harry Louis Cohen Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. James Plemon Coleman Ackerman, Mississippi Law, LL.B. Frederick von Versen Collins Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. William Aglionby Daniel, Jr Dickerson, Maryland Law, LL.B. Speaker s Congress; Episcopal Club; Student Union, Right Party; Men’s Independents. Jack Clemens Davis Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. Theta Tau; Delta Theta Phi; Glee Club; B.S. in Engineering, George Washington University. John Toon Dootson Everett, Washington Law, LL.B. Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Gamma Eta Gamma; Debate Team. Alfred James Dumas Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. Tom Austin Durham Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. Student Union. Arthur William Ellis Ashland, Oregon Law, LL.B. Phi Kappa Tau. Reginald Edward Fennell Chevy Chase, Maryland Law, LL.B. [ 79 ] [ 80 ] CLASS SENIOR James Eugene Fair Gammon Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. Kappa Alpha; Glee Club. Frank Bailey Hand, Jr Loveland, Colorado Law, LL.B. Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Gamma Eta Gamma. Robert Harrow Hankins Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Omicron Delta Kappa; Gate and Key; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Delta Phi; Cherrv Tree. Photographic Editor; Law Review. Editorial Notes Editor; Senior Council. Ralph Stevens Hardiman St. Paul. Minnesota Law, LL.M. Kappa Sigma. James McIxxes Henderson Washington, I). C. Law, LL.B. Arthur Glen Hendricks Arlington, Virginia Law, LL.B. Pi Gamma Mu; Tau Kappa Alpha; Phi Alpha Delta John Lyman Hill Tomah, Wisconsin Law, LL.B. Theta Upsilon Omega, President; Gate and Key. President; Delta Phi Epsilon; Cherry Tree; Interfraternity Pledge Council; Le Cercle Francats Umversitaire; A.B., George Washington Uni- versity. Marcus A. Hollabaugh Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. David Homer Logan, Utah Law, LL.B. Raymond Alfred Hl st Washington, I). C. Law, LL.B. Paul Dewar Jacobsen New Hampton, Iowa Law, LL.B. Theta Upsilon Omega. Warren Curtis Kiracofe Harrisonburg, Virginia Law, LL.B. [fil I [82 I SENIOR CLASS John James Klak Milwaukee, Wisconsin Lav:, LL.R. Phi Alpha Delta; B.S. in Engineering. University of Wisconsin. Charles Edward f Sayre, Pennsylvania Lav.-, LL.U. Sigma Chi. Y ictor Hammond Knoop Washington, D. C. Lav:, LL.R . Kappa Alpha. Arvel Maxwell Koehler Wheeling, West Virginia Lav:, LL.R. Sigma Nu. President; Phi Alpha Delta; A.B., George Washington University. Jack Bearss Kri.mbill Washington, D. C. Lav ' , LL.R. Melvin James Law Logan, Utah Lav:, LL.R. Sigma Chi; Phi Alpha Delta; Cue and Curtain; Glee Club; Troubadours. Merle Paul Lyon Chicago, Illinois Lav ' , LL.R. Phi Beta Kappa; Phi Alpha Delta. Katslro Miho Washington, D. C. Lav:, LL.R. Estelle B. Moore Washington, D. C. Lav:, LL.R. Zeta Tau Alpha; Kappa Beta Phi; Hatchet, Senior Staff. George Douglas Morrison Waycross, Georgia Lav;, LL.R. Milton S. Musser Washington, D. C. Lav:, LL.R. Sigma Chi, President; Phi Delta Phi; George Washington Law Review. Leo Haight Nielson Washington, D. C. Lav:, LL.R. Beta Theta Phi. [ 83 ] t 64 J Chadron, Nebraska SENIOR CLASS Charles Dennis O’Rourke Law, LL.B. Phi Delta Phi. Alan Hrelsford Phares Arlington, Virginia Law, LL.B. W. Theodore Pierson Red Oak, Iowa Law, LL.B. Acacia; Phi Beta Kappa; Gate and Key; Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; Steel Gauntlet; Lan Rertew; Varsity Debate; Rousers’ Club; Student Council, President; Union. President, Center Party; Fiesta; Homecoming Committee. George Livingstone Powell Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B., Columbian, A.B. Phi Sigma Rho Philosophical Fraternity; Delta Theta Phi. Lloyd Emmett Rogers Lexington, Kentucky Law, LL.B. Phi Alpha Delta; George Washington Union; Executive Council, Chairman of Center Party. Chairman Commerce Committee. Jacob H. Rubenstein Radford, Virginia Law, LL.B. Harry Charles Rudbery Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. Joseph Alexander Sizoo Los Angeles, California Law, LL.B. Sigma Chi; Gate and Key; Cue and Curtain. Alan MacLeax Staubly Martinsburg, West Virginia Law, LL.B. B.S. in Engineering. George Washington University; Kappa Sigma; Sigma Tau; Gate and Key; Theta Tau; Varsity Tennis. Henry Brooke Stauffer Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. Sigma Chi; A.B.. Duke University. E. Edward Stephens Berkeley, California Law, LL.B. Phi Sigma Kappa; Hatchet; Cherry Tree, Law School; Speakers Congress; Rousers Club; B.S., University of California. Robert Stevens Tarnay Bridgeport, Connecticut Law, J.D. Phi Kappa Tau; Kappa Phi Sigma; Phi Alpha Delta; A.B., University of Michigan. [ 85 ] 186 ] CLASS Byron Walling Thompson Poolesville, Maryland Law, LL.B. Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Charles Y illiaai 1 obey, Jr Temple, New Hampshire Law, LL.B. Sigma Alpha Epsilon. . Stanford Wagstaff Arlington, Virginia Law, LL.B. Elijah Brocken boro ugh White, Jr Leesburg, Virginia Law, LL.B. Sigma Phi Epsilon; Phi Alpha Delta; Law Review. Herbert Tlttle Wildman Guilford, Connecticut Law, LL.B. Tan Kappa Epsilon. President; Gate and Key, Vice-President; Sigma Mu S gma, Social Chairman Vice President; Interfraternity Council; Interfraternity Pledge Council. Treasurer; Fiesta; Food Drive; Radio Players. Robert Hays Williams Washington, D. C. Law, LL.B. Acacia; Interfraternity Council. (jEorge Waller Wise Cheverly, Maryland Law, LL.B . Delta Theta Phi; Hatehet; Law Review; A.B., George Washington University. Ralph Lloyd Wiser Branchville, Maryland Law, J.D. Alpha Kappa Psi; Delta Theta Phi, Clerk of the Rolls; George [i’aihington Law Review; A.B., George Washington University. James O. Wright Law, LL.B. Washington, I). C. Neal Foster Zimmers Law, LL.B. Washington, D. C. [ 87 ] OKOER OF THE COIF { Honorary Legal Fraternity) Theca Kappa Nu founded at University of Illinois, 1902. George Washington Chapter installed Nov. 18. 1926. Active Chapters: Thirty-six. Colors: Maroon and Black. Purpose: To foster a spirit of careful study and to mark in a fitting manner those who have attained a high grade of scholarship. Name: Order of the Coif, adopted at Chicago Convention in 1912. Officers Walter Clephane President Forrester Davison Vice-President Chester Ward Secretary-Treasurer George Monk .... Executive Committee Ernest Wilkinson . . Executive Committee Mem hers Faculty Members The charter members and other members of the faculty of the George Washington University Law School with professorial rank who have been elected to membership. Alumni Members All members of the Benchers and such other persons who since 1898 have been graduated within the first ten per cent of their classes and have received their degrees with distinction. Student Members Members of the Senior Class elected each year in order of academic rank from the upper ten per cent of the class. Members Elected 1936-37 Halstead Covington . . . Donovan Donoiio . . . George Gibson . . . John Harvey . . . William Jennings . . . Richard Johnson . . . Russell Johnston . . . Sumner Kitteli.e . . . Bernard Marcouus . . . Cyril Marron . . . Emii.ey Mitchell . . . Emery Nichols . . . Lawrence O’Malley . . . Charles Reynolds, Jr. . . . Charles Rhyne . . . William Stayton . . . Edwin Woods . . . Warren Woods . . . Spencer Gordon (Class of 1912) . . . Vivian Simpson (Class of 1927) [ 88 ] (International Legal Sorority) Founded at Chicago- Kent College of Law. December 15 . 1908 . Nu Chapter installed August 1 . 1920 . Publication : “Kappa Beta Pi Quarterly Active Chapters : Forty -seven. Colors : Blue and Gold. Patrons and Patronesses Dean William Van Vleck and Mrs. Van Vleck Justice and Mrs. Joseph Cox Professor Charles Collier Professor and Mrs. John D. McInmre Professor and Mrs. James Kirkland Officers Ruth Cleveland Anne Bassler Associate Dean Evelyn Boyer Registrar Evelyn Lincoln Chancellor Laura Cross Marshal Dean SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Anne Bassler . . . Evelyn Boyf.r . . . Ruth Cleveland . . . Laura Cross . . . Ruth Henderson . . . Carolyn Just . . . Evelyn Lincoln . . . Maria Zuras Neophytes Dorothy Eck . . . Irene Kennedy . . . Anne Kondrup . . . Estelle Moore . . . Violet Pollard . . . Maude Wharton Of the eleven girls obtaining degrees in June, 1937, nine were members of Kappa Beta Pi; seven received their LL.B., one her J.D., and one her Masters in Law. The only two girls on the G. W. Law Review Staff for the year 1936-37 were Kappas, Ora Lee Marshino and Altha Conner Wheatley. The only girl on the G. W. Law Review Staff for 1937-38 was a Kappa, Laura Cross. [ 89 ] PHI ALPHA DELTA (National Legal Fraternity) Founded at Chicago-Kent University. November 8, 1902. John Jay Chapter installed June 5, 1920. Publication: “The Reporter. " Active Chapten: Forty-seven. Colors: Royal Purple and Old Gold. Flower: Red Carnation. Fratres in Facultate H. G. Spaulding C. D. Benson Officers Paul Roca Joe de Ganahi William Traxler John Klak Robert Tar nay Justice l ' ice- Justice Clerk . . T reasurcr S erg ea nt -at -Jr ms r 90 j Bji.k row: Walker, Martin, Rounsaville. Professor Spaulding, Matter. White. Coggins, Watson. Wilkinson. Law. Fitzgerald, Adams, Webster. Robinson. H.. Crampton, Hendricks. Skousen, Algire. Davis. Front ton: Kernns. Tarnay, Traxler. Roca, de Ganahl. Klak, Lyons. Fratres in Universitate Bernard Adams . . . Kent Algire . . . Lunsford Casey . . . George Davis . . . Joe de Ganahl . . . Frederick Fielder . . . Richard Fitzgerald . . . Lloyd Fletcher . . . Arthur Hendricks ... Joe Kf.rrins . . . John Klak . . . Melvin Law . . . Charles Magill . . . Hugh Martin . . . J. M. Matter . . . Donald Morgan . . . Harry Morris . . . Chandler Redman . . . Harry Robinson . . . Paul Roca . . . Lloyd Rogers . . . James Rounsaville . . . Cleon Skousen . . . Robert Tarnay . . . William Traxler . . . Walter Watson . . . Wallace Webster, Jr. . . . Elijah White, Jr. . . . Erwin Yaecer Neophytes John Coccins . . . Scon Crampton . . . Donald Nyrop . . . Dix Price . . . Lee Robinson . . . John Walker . . . Glen Wilkinson The Chapter entered into the academic year with a nucleus of twelve members. As a result of its rushing activities, fourteen neophytes were in- itiated on December 11, 1937, and seven pledges were carried over to the spring initiation. The regular monthly meetings were supplemented by spe- cial meetings, formal dances and smokers. During the year several prominent men from Government Departments addressed the Chapter and their guests. During the fall of 1937, the Chapter adopted a revised set of by-laws, setting forth more clearly the purposes of the Fraternity, outlining the functions and duties of the officers and setting up qualifications for membership. [91 ] (International Legal Sorority) Founded at University of Southern California, Novem- ber 11. 1911. Zeta Chapter installed Feb- ruary 15, 1918. Publication : “The Phi Delta Delta.” Active Chapters : Forty-nine. Colors : Lavender and Rose. Flowers : Violets and Roses. Louisa Wilson Officers President £lla Cooper Secretary Mary Stallings . . . Vice-President Mary Stallincs .... Treasurer Fratres in Universitate Lois Adams . . . Josephine Ayrf. . . . Arois Blackburn . . . Ruth Brooks . . . Barbara Burt . . . Helen Clagett . . . Harriet Clarke . . . Ella Cooper . . . Ida Davidson . . . Elizabeth Enochs . . . Sara Hammond . . . Irene Garretson . . . Lois Harris . . . Eva Kailey . . . Helen Martell . . . Caroline McMillen . . . Roseanna McQuesten . . . Kathreen Mechem . . . Romayne Rowe . . . Letha Scott . . . Mary Stallings . . . Anne Wilkins . . . Dorothy Wilson . . . Louisa Wilson . . . Frances Wylie Neophytes Margaret . . . Platonia Papps OTHER LEGAL FRATERNITIES DELTA THETA PHI Professional Legal Fraternity for Men GAMMA ETA GAMMA Professional Legal Fraternity for Men PHI DELTA PHI Professional Legal Fraternity for Men 192 ] ) Donald Leeper Lucy Sw anton Albert Bright Vice-President Secretary-Treasurer Historian [ 93 ] TO THE CLASS OF 193S SCHOOL OF MEDICINE The George Washington University Fellow Students: For some time I have been thinking of a subject to write to you about on this page of The Cherry Tree. As in previous letters to graduating classes from the School of Medicine, I feel that what is said here should be of some significance. In past years I have emphasized opportunities for service, for the cultural things outside the field of medicine, the high ideals of the medical profession — integrity, honesty — and have urged our gradu- ates in medicine to make some contribution to the scientific knowledge of the profession. Other subjects have also been discussed on this page. To you graduates of 1938 I wish to present a subject, or rather a con- cept, concerning the physician in the national scheme of things, particularly for the future. During your four years in the School of Medicine you have heard much regarding medical service for the people of this Nation. At times names have been applied to this subject which, to most of us in the profession, are as an anathema. It may be safely predicted that you younger physicians will hear more of these terms and their philosophy in the future. Probably you will have to make some decisions with regard to the future of medicine in this Nation. As you view the problems involved, we hope that you will approach them with an open mind just as you have been taught to do in the experimental approach to problems in biochemistry, physiology, bacteriology, and other sciences in your medical course. You would not merely look at a patient and decide upon the diagnosis without taking a history and doing a complete physical examination. In addition you might wish certain laboratory data to correlate with this examination. Only then would you be willing to give an opinion concerning the diagnosis of his ailment and to recommend treatment. This is the scientific method of ap- proach, and all of your medical training has been based upon it. And so it is with this National problem which faces the medical profession today. As in the diagnosis of disease, you should not be willing to accept what other people say without examining the evidence yourself. Certainly you would not dare to suggest " therapy” unless you know all you can learn concerning the problem presented. [ 94 ] If the foregoing is reasonable and logical, then, as a medical economist or sociologist, you will maintain an open mind in the face of the " signs” and " symptoms” of the " patient,” and starting without bias or prejudice you will proceed to take a " history” and make a thorough examination of the " patient” (in this case the problem of medical care). Having done this you will come to a conclusion and decide for yourself what you think is the solution of the problem. The thought I am leading up to is this: Think for yourself! But in doing so be as intelligent about it as is possible. Nothing is to be gained in blindly following anybody in anything. In doing this one often follows false ideals. No individual has a monopoly on thinking, and no individual has the last word on anything. Modern leaders in all walks of life, in the face of the world’s knowledge, are at best rather insignificant and self- limited. Rarely does a truly gifted leader appear in any field, and often we do not recognize him as such until long after he is dead. There is a growing feeling in this country that the individual is entitled to the pursuit of health and happiness. We have heard a great deal about the external defense of the nation, and huge sums of money have been ap- propriated for it. Only now are we beginning to hear about the internal defense of the country against the natural enemies of disease, poverty and ignorance. Great appropriations of funds have already been made for the purpose of social security, and larger ones will probably be made in the future. Some of these will be made for health. This is where you come into the problem. If you are wise, generous, open-minded and scientific in your thinking of this problem, you can make sure that whatever is done will be for the best interests of the people and for the pr ofessional service which you devote to them as physicians. This is your responsibility. If you always keep in mind that sickness does not exist for the doctor but that the physician exists because of illness, and if you apply the scientific methods of thinking to the problem as you have been trained to do in our profession, then you should solve this question rightly and justly. Your Faculty joins me in extending to you our congratulations and all of our good wishes for a most successful future as Doctors of Medicine. Earl Baldwin McKinley, M.D., Dean [95 1 The Drama Unfolds: The past four years may well be likened to a great play in the making. Such dramas do not often include so many themes, widely diversified, yet held together by a common bond. This bond is so strong that we have given up many years of youthful freedom to accomplish our ideals. In reviewing the strenuous years of our medical preparation we cannot help but recall many interesting hours, some amusing, some enlightening, some filled with conflicts and some spent within the confines of our inner selves. The opening lines of the first act were short, perhaps a bit shocking, as they brought us to a stern reality. " Dr. Jenkins will meet the Freshman Class at one o’clock in the anatomy laboratory, top floor, other classes will meet to- morrow.” At one o’clock " Pop” sent us scurrying out to get the latest " bibles,” tossed to each student a clavicle with the nonchalance of a zoo keeper tossing fish to seals, and then the mad rush was on. Days passed very slowly and the gruelling routine and monotony were such that many of us would have for- saken medicine for other fields of endeavor had it not been for the kindly counsel of Dr. Jenkin;, whose scholarly teaching and philosophical advice did much to carry us through many trying periods of indecision. Each day now was a rehearsal; quizzes in the morning in history, embryology and neuro-an- atomy, quizzes in the afternoon in anatomy. We were learning our lines well but we lacked confidence. However, surprisingly few of us became lost in the maze of intricacies of the human body. The scene changed rapidly and we ventured from the haven of inexperienced Freshmen to other floors of our playhouse to learn new lines for Act I, Scene II. There were many new lines to learn in bacteriology, biochemistry, and physiology with its maze of circles and plus-minuses. Then a glimpse of the third and fourth acts to stir up our interest and keep up our spirits at the medical and surgical clinics — remember the jaundiced man. The fellow actors in our drama had by this time become familiar to each of us and, according to precedent, the lordly Sophomore class officers advised, in no uncertain terms, that the class should be organized. Bill Manning was elected president and ably acted as our spokesman for Act I. The curtain fell quickly on the first act with many more written examinations than most of us thought we could ever survive. The second act moved quickly with physiology presented before large smoked drums, frogs, turtles, cats, dogs and weird apparatus ever which many patient hours were spent. Dr. Choisser’s excellent course in pathology was a bright spot which we remember well. In Dr. DuVigneaud’s " lab” the gag reflex was well demonstrated as we attempted to swallow innocent looking stomach tubes. Dr. Roth led us through the numerous problems of pharmacology in a well systematized lab course and introduced us to the art of prescription writing which so characteristically identified the older school of practitioners. Hall C [ 96 ] was an interesting spot when Dr. Conklin showed us, very successfully, too, how little we knew about physical diagnosis and the founders of the art. The honor of acting as president of this class went to Wolcott Etienne in the second act. The third act curtain rose on an entirely new and, we must say, welcome setting. Here we saw dispensary benches and waiting patients. In the exam- ination booths we became " doctors” and began to learn the true art of medicine. Lectures in medicine, surgery, " ob,” " gym,” dermatology and other subjects, you well recall, kept us busy indeed taking notes. " Derm.” brings to mind Luden’s cough drops. Dr. Simpson’s reception for the class at his home was a very pleasant interlude. Our president this year was Louis Mendel. The third act drew to a close as many of us sought out small parts to play during the summer months, from Mayo clinic to camp doctors. Act IV was opened and senior year began as our actors and actresses gathered for the last time. We now actually felt that we knew a great deal more than any of the poor underclassmen and perhaps we could not help show- ing it. Sam Sugar was elected to carry on as president. We were now permitted on the wards and assigned to cases. The importance of this year was immedi- ately apparent because many decisions affecting our future course in the field of medicine had to be made. We pondered over selecting specialties in order that we might more intelligently choose interneships which would afford suitable training in them. By late November most of our applications had been sub- m itted to the various hospitals. Interminable days of suspense and anxiety fol- lowed. Eventually, however, a long face or a beaming countenance, as the case might be, indicated the reception of a letter or telegram. These past four acts have probably been the most illuminating and the most informative in the realm of human experience, and the effort, though great, is justified by the satisfaction of attainment which promises a fruitful reward. As we depart it is with great pleasure that we extend our deep appreciation to those whose suggestions, kindly counsel and experienced teachings have carefully guided us through the important years of our training. To them we owe a sincere debt of gratitude. Wilkins Manning Wolcotte Etienne Louis Mendel Sam Sugar Freshman President Sophomore President Junior President Senior President f 97 1 198 I SENIOR CLASS Frederic Leslie Ball Seattle, Washington Medicine, M.D. Delta Sigma Phi; William Beaumont Society. Bruce Hardy Bennett Fort Pierce, Florida Medicine , M.D . Phi Chi; William Beaumont Society. Benedict Herman Birkel Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Medicine, M.D. Phi Chi. Albert Seymour Bright Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Phi Delta Theta; Phi Chi; William Alanson White Society; Class Historian, 1938. Theodore T. Broxk Irwin, Pennsylvania Medicine, M.D. Phi Delta Epsilon; William Alanson White Society. Charles William Brown Burlingame, California Medicine, M.D. William Alanson White Society; Phi Chi. William Duvall Claudy Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Theta Delta Chi, President; Phi Chi; William Beaumont Society. President; Hjtchct; Cue and Curtain; Troubadours; Greeter’s Club; Rouser’s Club. Benjamin Lincoln Crosby, II Tacoma, Washington Medicine, M.D. Smith- Reed- Russell Society; Phi Chi. Eugenia Cuvillier Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Kappa Delta; Sigma Xi; Smith-Reed-Russell; A. F. A. King Society; Alpha Epsilon Iota. Louis Marshall Cuvillier, Jr Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Kappa Alpha; Phi Chi; William Beaumont Society. Bartholomew Joseph Ditto Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. William Beaumont Society. George Edward Dvorchak Patton, Pennsylvania Medicine, M.D. Phi Chi; William Beaumont Society. 1991 I 100 I SENIOK CLASS Wolcott Loweree Etienne Berwyn, Maryland Medicine, M.D. Omrga; Phi Chi; William Beaumont Society; Sophomore Class President 1935 ' Phi Chi. President. Arthur Frost New York, New York Medicine , M.D. Freshman Basketball; Varsity Baseball. E eret ' i Charles Freer Bethlehem, Pennsylvania Medicine, M.D. Phi Chi. Loc is Joseph Goffredi Kingston, New York Medicine, M.D. William Beaumont Society. Milton L Goldman Washington, I). C. Medicine, M.D. Phi Delta Epsilon; William Alanson White Society. Arm and Byron Gordon Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Tau Epsilon Phi; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Delta Epsilon; Smith -Reed Russell. Joseph Thomas Guzek Olyphant, Pennsylvania Medicine, M.D. Phi Chi; William Beaumont Society; William Alanson White Society. Harry James Haynes Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. A. F. King Society; William Alanson W ' hite Society; Masonic Club; Methodist Club. John Henry Hazard Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Phi Chi; Hatchet. Sr. Celine Mary Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Wilbur Warren Hiehle Fort Belvoir, Virginia Medicine, M.D. Phi Chi, Chapter Editor, Pht Cht Quarterly ; William Beaumont Society; A. F. A. King Society. Samuel Alvin Hillman Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Phi Lambda Kappa; Phi Eta Sigma; Smith- Reed- Russell; A. F. A. King Society; President. William Alanson White Society. I 101 I [ 102 ] SENIOR CLASS Marcus Horyvitz Gloversville, New York Medicine, M.D. Phi Sigma Delta; Pht Delta Epsilon; Vice-President of 1956-37 Class. Ralph I. Jacobs New York, New York Medicine, M.D. Phi Lambda Kappa; President. A. F. A. King Society. Daniel Jaffe New York, New York Medicine, M.D. Phi Lambda Kappa; Smith -Reed- Russell; A. F. A. King Society. Robert Chester Johnson Allison, Pennsylvania Medicine, M.D. William Beaumont Society; Alpha Kappa Kappa; William Alanson White Society. Bernard Katzex Washington, I). C. Medicine, M.D. Phi Delta Epsilon; William Alanson White Society. Charles Clark Kissinger Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Phi Chi; A. F. A. King Society. William Thlrston Lady Washington, I). C. Medicine, M.D. Phi Chi; A. F. A. King Society. Donald Harper Leeper, Jr Hiddenite, North Carolina Medicine, M.D. Smith-Reed- Russell; William Beaumont Society; Gamma Sigma Epsilon; Delta Phi Alpha; Vice- President, Senior Class. Charles David Lexhoff North Adams, Massachusetts Medicine, M.D. Phi Lambda Kappa. Jack Louis Levine Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Sydney Leventhal Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Phi Detlta Epsilon. Sr. Maria Eleonora Lippits Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Smith -Reed -Russell Society. [ 103 ] [ 104 ] Robert Bruce Mallett Medicine , M.D. Washington, I). C. Wilkins R. Manning Tucson, Arizona Medicine, M.D. Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Phi Chi; Smith- Reed- Russell Society; William Beaumont Society; A. F. A. King Society: William Alanson White Society. Thomas Francis McGough Medicine, M.D. Washington, D. C. Garner Beardall Meads Salt Lake City, Utah Medicine, M.D. Phi Kappa Phi. Sr. Hilda Mary Meier Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Charles Louis Mendel Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Delta Tau Delta; Phi Chi. Samuel Robert Millex Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. William Michael O’Connell Brooklyn, New York Medicine, M.D. Alpha Kappa Kappa. President; William Beaumont Medical Society, Vice-President. George Elbert Pugh Scranton, Pennsylvania Medicine, M.D. William Beaumont Society. Margaret Virginia Read Catlett, Virginia Medicine, M.D. Alpha Lambda Delta. Vice-President; Alpha Epsilon Iota; William Alanson White Society; Secretary-Treasurer of Junior Class; Sophomore Rifle Team; Freshman Zoology Award. 1933; Fresh- man Woman ' s Chemistry Award. 1933. Clifford B. Rigby Rexburg. Idaho Medicine, M.D. Phi Chi; William Beaumont Society. Catherine Foss Roberts Salt Lake City, Utah Medicine, M.D. Alpha Chi Omega; Alpha Epsilon Iota; Smith-Reed-Russell Society. [ 105 ] [ 106 ] SENIOR CLASS J. Eugene Roberts Washington, D. C. Medicine , M.D. Smith- Reed- Russell; Phi Chi. LeRoy Robins Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Phi Alpha; Phi Delta Epsilon; William Alanson White Society; Vice-President of Sophomore Class, 1936. Mark Mayer Schapiro Panama City, Republic of Panama Medicine , A.B., M.D. Alpha Kappa Kappa; International Society; William Alanson White Society. Irving Shapiro Newark, New Jersey Medicine, M.D. Phi Lambda Kappa. Margaret Maxwell Sickler Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Chi Omega; Chi Sigma Gamma; Alpha Epsilon Iota. Secretary, President; Hatchet; Cherry Tree, Senior Staff; Troubadours, Assistant Dance Director; William Alanson White Society, Secretary; Orchesis; Riding Manager; Secretary-Treasurer. Freshman Class of Medical School, 1934-35; Chair- man of Junior-Senior Medical School Dance, 1937. Philip E. Sirgany Scranton, Pennsylvania Medicine, M.D. Harold Edward Sisson Haynesville, Virginia Medicine, M.D. Phi Chi. F. Willis Smith Trenton, New Jersey Medicine, M.D. Phi Chi; William Beaumont Society; A. F. A. King Society; William Alanson White Society. Samuel Jacob Sugar Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Phi Alpha; Phi Delta Epsilon; President. Graduating Class. 1938. Benjamin Hardy Sullivan Chevy Chase, Maryland Medicine, M.D. Sigma Chi; Phi Chi; Cue and Curtain; Student Council. Lucy Swanton Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Alpha Epsilon Iota; William Alanson White Society; Secretary-Treasurer, Senior Class. David Samuel Taksa Washington, Pennsylvania Medicine, M.D. Phi Lambda Kappa; William Alanson While S ociety. [1071 L 108] Brooklyn, New York SENIOR CLAS Lawrence Jay Thomas Medicine, M.D. Phi Lambda Kappa; Smith-Reed- Russell , President; A. F. A. King Society. Louis Henry Tobin Lynn, Massachusetts Medicine, M.D. William Alanson White Society. Leonie Antionette T ummerS Washington, D. C. Medicine, M.D. Smith- Reed- Russell Society. Allen Widome Washington, I). C. Medicine , M.D. Phi Delta Epsilon; Cherrv Tree, Business Staff; William Alanson White Society; A. F. A. King Society. Blanche Widome Medicine, M.D. Phi Sigma Sigma. President; Alpha Lambda Delta; Pi Gamma Mu; Alpha Epsilon Iota, Vice- President; Smith- Reed- Russell Society; William Alanson White Society, Treasurer; A. F. A. King Society; Drama Club; Secretary-Treasurer of Sophomore Class, 1935-36; Glee Club. I 109 l Top row: Rigby. Ball. O ' Connell. Huntington. Smith. Hiehle, Willard. Second row: Vargyas, Collins. Spencer. Strunk. Miller, Etienne, Finley. Third row: Goffredi, Wilson, Bailey. Claudy. Dickens. Rapec, Schultz. Fourth row: Law, Brown. Youndt. Ringness, French, Whitley. Manning. Fifth row: Leeper. Guzek. Bennett. Mitchell, Pugh, Dvorchak, Weaver. Sixth row: Cuyillier. Dutto. Johnson, Donald. [ 1 10 3 THE SOCIETY Founded at George Washington School of Medicine, September, IQJO Dr. Walter Freeman, Faculty Adviser Fratres in Facultate Dr. Richard Castell . . . Dr. Luther Snyder Officers William Claudy William O’Connell . . . Stanley Huntington President . . . . Vice-President Secretary- T reasurer c+s Fratres in Universitate William Bailey . . . Frederic Ball . . . Bruce Bennet . . . Brookes Brown . . . William Claudy . . . James Collins . . Marshall Cuvillier . . . Paul Dickens, Jr. . . . Howard Donald . . . Bartholomew Dutto . . . George Dvorchak . . . Wolcott Etienne . . . Charles Finley . . . Stanford French . . . Louis Goffredi . . . Joseph Guzek . . . Harold IIeices . . . Wilbur Hiehle . . . Stanley Huntington . . . David James . . . Robert Johnson . . . Charles Law . . . Donald Leeper . . . Robert Maher . . . Wilkins Manning . . William Miller . . . George Mitchell . . . William O’Connell . . . George Pugh . . . Lawrence Rapee . . . Clifford Rigby . . . Henry Ringness . . . William Schultz . . . Willis Smith . . . Nathaniel Spencer . . . Harold Strunk . . . Joseph Varcyas . . Thomas Weaver . . . Ralph Whitley . . . Eugene Willard . . Edward Wilson . . . Luke Youndt The first meeting of the year was held at the home of Dr. Walter Free- man, patron of the Society, beer and pretzels being served afterwards. Among the guest speakers this year have been Dr. Jenkins, who spoke on “Facial Nerve Grafts;” Dr. Freeman, on “Recent Developments in Treatment of Mental Disorders;” and Dr. C. S. White, on “Empyema.” The year closed in May with election of officers and the annual banquet. t in ] Top to •: Jaffe, Crosby. C. Robetts, Rapee, Gordon, Manning. Second ton ' : Lecpcr. Hillman, Cuvilticr, Widome, Thomas, fc. Roberts. Third tow: Wilcox, Tummers, Lippits. Dickens. Smith ReecbRussell Society (Medical Honor Society) Founded at the George Washington School of Medicine, September, 1931 Purpose: To sponsor a series of lectures given by the outstanding members of the medical profession Officers Dr. E. B. McKinley, Honorary President Lawrence Rapee . . . Vice-President Lawrence Thomas .... President Elizabeth Kahler Secretary-Treasurer Fratres in Universitate Lester Barnett . . . Benjamin Chester . . . Benjamin Crosby . . . Eugenia Cuvillier . . . Paul Dickens, Jr. . . . Warren Draper, Jr. . . . Armand Gordon . . . Samuel Hillman . . . Daniel Jaffe . . . Parke Johnson, Jr. . . . Donald Leeper, Jr. . . . Sister Eleanora I.ippitts . . . George Macatee, Jr. . . . Wilkins Manning . . . Russell Payne . . . Lawrence Rapee . . . Catherine Roberts . . . Eugene Roberts . . . Lawrence Thomas . . . Sister Maria Tummers . . . Henry Weintraub . . . Blanche Widome . . . Uthai Wilcox Neophytes Forbes Burgess . . . Jacob Danish . . . Gordon Hall . . . David James . . . Elizabeth Kahler . . . Ellen Posnjak This year as in the past, we again continued our annual series of lectures, designed to foster and spread that scientific spirit of investigation that motivated the lives of the pioneer investigators, from whom we take our name. The annual symposium was held on December 21, at the Medical School. The an- nual banquet, at which time the new members were inducted, was held at the Kennedy- Warren Hotel on November 22. r 112] Top row: A. Widome. Hayne.s. Cuvillter, Hillman, Hiehle. Stoddard. Second row: Jaffe, Lady, Kis- singer. B. Widome. Manning, Smith. Third row: Jacobs. Thomas. A. F. A. King Obstetrical Society (Medical Honor Society) Founded at George Washington School of Medicine, October, 1937. Dr. Samuel M. Dodek Faculty Adviser Dr. H. F. Kane . Honorary President Officers Jacobs President Barbara Logan Secretary William Lady . . . Vice-President Daniel Jaffe Treasurer Fratres in Universitate Eugene Cuvillier . . . Harry Haynes . . . Wilbur Hiehi.e . . . Samuel Hillman . . . Ralph Jacobs . . . Daniel Jaffe . . . Charles Kissinger . . . William Lady . . . Barbara Logan . . . Wilkins Manning . . . Willis Smith . . . Lawrence Thomas . . . Henr Weintraub . . . Allen Widome . . . Blanche Widome The newly-fcrmed A. F. A. King Obstetrical Societ) was organized for the pur- pose of presenting to the student body of the Medical School a discussion group in the field of Obstetric and Gynecology and to honor the name of Dr. King, former Pro- fessor of Obstetrics. Membership is limited to the fifteen highest ranking students in Obstetrics and Gynecology in the junior and senior classes. The highlight in the educational program of the organization was the presentation of a symposium on Obstetrics at the sixth annual Post-Graduate Clinic of the Medical School held on February 18-19, 1938. The pregram included the presentation of papers by three guest speakers, leader , in the field of Obstetrics and Gynecology in this coun- try, followed by a round table discussion of the papers presented. (ini Top tow: Guzek, Smith. Rigbv. Etienne, Birkel. Roberts. Sisson, Bageant. Second row: Cuvillier, Stoddard, Sullivan, Mendel, Law. Freer. Hiehle. Lady. Third row: R. Chinn. Cheatham. Spencer, Kissinger, Claudy, Willard, Manning. Dvorchak. Fourth row: J. Chinn, Maher. Crosby, Hazard, E. Wilson, C. Brown. Stehman, Schultz. Fifth row: Latimer. Thiemeyer, Grunwell, Donald. Crain. Whitley. Storer, Casella. Sixth row: Wilcox, Lane, Rapee, Bock, Gould. Mc- Farland, Bright. Finley. Seventh row: B. Brown, Bennett, Gibson. Weaver, H. Wilson. Dickens. [ 114 ] Founded at University of Vermont. March 31 . 1889. Phi Chapter installed March 21. 1904. Chapter House : 1731 N St.. N. W. D. L. Borden ... A. J. Chenery . . . L. L. Cockerille . . . J. L. Collins . . . G. W. Creswell . . . B. F. Dean, Jr. . . . H. H. Do nn ally ... A. M. Duval . . . H. G. Fuller . . . E. L. Goodman . . . S. M. Grayson . . . F. R. Hagner . . . C. R. Halley ... A. F. Heath . . . C. H. Hixson . . . F. A. Hornaday . . . C. W. Hyde . . . G. B. Jenkins . . . D. R. Johnson . . . G. W. Leadbetter . . . J. H. Lyons . . . W. J. Mallory . . . H. J. McNitt . . . J. R. Pate . . . P. S. Putski . . J. A. Reed . . . W. W. Sager . . . R. R. Spencer . . . VV. R. Thomas . . . C. S. White Officers Wolcott Etienne .... President Howard Donald .... Secretary William Schultz . . Vice-President Ernest Gould Treasurer Fr.atres ix Universitate Seniors Bruce Bennett . . . Benedict Birkel . . . Albert Bright . . . Charles Brown . . . William Claudy . . . Benjamin Crosby . . . Marshall Cuvillier . . . George Dvorchak . . . Wolcott Etienne . . . Everett Freer . . . Joseph Guzek . . . John Hazard . . . Wilbur Hiehle . . . Charles Kissinger . . . William Lady . . . Wilkins Manning . . . Charles Mendel . . . Clifford Rigby . . . Eugene Roberts . . . Harold Sisson . . . Willis Smith . . . Benjamin Sullivan Juniors William Bageant . . . William Billingsley . . . Brooks Brown, Jr. . . . Raymond Chinn . . . Paul Dickens, Jr. . . . Howard Donald . . . Charles Finley . . . Frank Gibson, Jr. . . . Ernest Gould . . . John Grunwell . . . Charles Hughes . . . Huch Irey . . . Charles Law . . . Russell Payne . . . Lawrence Rapee . . . William Schultz . . . Guy Stoddard . . . Vincent Wilcox . . . Edward Wilson . . . Herbert Wilson Sophomores Denton Bock . . . Arthur Carbonell . . . Joseph Casella . . . Joseph Chinn . . . Claude Cooper . . . Alan Crain . . . Vincent Di Francesco . . . Philip Engelskircer . . . Thomas Lane . . . John Latimer . . . Frank Lindsay . . . Robert Maher . . . Edward McFarland . . . Donald Muir . . . John Rittenour . . . Lee Snow . . . Nathaniel Spencer . . . Vernon Stehman . . . William Storer . . . John Thiemeyer . . . Thomas Weaver . . . Ralph Whitley . . . Eugene Willard Freshmen Floyd Cannon . . . William Cheatham . . . Stewart Everson . . . George Gray . . . Merle Horner . . . Ray Howard . . . Charles Hoyt . . . Dwight Hubbart . . . Clayton Jenkins . . . Mark Lepper . . . David Mountain . . . Floyd Parrish . . . James Sams . . . Herbert Wilbur PHI CHI (Professional Medical Fraternity) Publication : “Phi Chi Quarterly.” Active Chapters : Sixty-four. Colon : Green and White. Flower : Lily of the Valley. Fratres in Facultate [ m j ' ' op tow: Strunk. Bailey, Gerhardt, Mitchell, Johnon. Second row: Huntington Collins Schapiro, Ringness. Third row: Harris, Vargyas, O’Connell. French. Millet Youndt Alpha Kappa Kappa (Professional Medical Fraternity) Founded at Dartmouth Med ical School. September 29. 1888. Chapter Home 1420 Clifton Street, N. W. Alpha Zeta Chapter installed April 27, 1905. Publication: “The Centaur of Alpha Kappa Kappa.” Active Chapters: Forty-six. Colors: Green and White. FRATRES IN FACULTATE Harry F. Anderson . . Norvell Belt . . . Jeter C. Bradley . . Cline N. Chipman . . . Hazen E. Cole Coursen B. Conklin . . Paul F. Dickens . . Custis Lee Hall . . . Howard F Kane . . . Harry H. Kerr . . . James F. Mitchell . . Frederick A. Reuter . . . Archibald L. Riddick . . . Charles A. Schutz. . . Luther H. Snyder . . . Lyman B. Tibbetts . . . Elijah W. Titus. OFFICERS Harold Strunk President William Bailey Secretary Trice Mitchell Vice-President Paul Gerhardt Treasurer FRATRES I N UNIVERSITATE William Bailey . . . James Collins . . . Sanford French . . . Paul Gerhardt . . . William Harris . . . Harold Heiges . . . Stanley Huntington . . . Robert Johnson . . James Lasater . . . Robert Maher . . Paul McCracken . William Miller . . Trice Mitchell . . William O ' Connell . . Henry Ringness . . . Mark Schapiro . . . Harold Strunk . . . Joseph Vargyas . . . Luke Youndt. NEOPHYTES Lester Belaval . . . Ripley Buckingham . . .Frederick Donn . . . Frank Harris . . . Louis Moody Wil.iam Moses. Alpha Zeta began its season ' s activities by entertaining its guests, members, and pledges at a stag party the eve of opening convocation. A Halloween dance, complete with all the decorations, was held at the chapter hou e. The Fall Formal was held at one of the local hotels and was well attended by the members and their friends. During the year we were visited by our Grand President. Dr. Harry Garfield 1 116 J Top row: Robins, Bronk. Leventhal, Gordon. Goldman. Second row: Widome, Horwitz, Sugar, Katzen. Phi Delta Epsilon ( Professional Medical Fraternity) Founded ac Cornell Univer- sity. October 15, 1904. Psi Chapter installed in 1922. Publication: “Phi Delta Ep- silon News.” Active Chapters: Fifty-three. Colors: Royal Purple and White. Flower: Red Carnation. FRATRES IN FACULTATE David Davis . . . Samuel Dodek . . . Harry Douglas . . . Harry Friedenberg . . . Joseph Harris . . . Herman Hoffman . . . Alec Horwitz . . . Gilbert Ottenberg . . . Maurice Protas. OFFICERS Sydney Leventhal President Lester Barnett Secretary Arm and Gordon Vice-President Theodore Bronk Treasurer FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE Lester Barnett . . . Theodore Bronk . . . Joseph Friedman . . . Samuel Futrovskv . . . Milton Goldman . . . Armand Gordon . . . Marcus Horwitz . . . Bernard Katzen . . . Sydney Leventhal . . . Maurice Mensh . . . Leroy Robins . . . Aaron Saidman . . . Samuel Sugar . . . Allen Widome . . . Saul Ztickerman. NEOPHYTES Charles Bernstein . . . Lester Blumenthal . . . Jerome Brawer . . . Robert Greenberg . . . Norman Kanof . . . Julius Kauffman . . . Isidor Lavine . . . Leo Mugmon . . . Perry Nott . . . Morris Rosenberg . . . Bernard Svedlow. The year was one of much extra-curricular activity. Medical clinics, seminars, lectures, and motion pictures, attended by the student members, neophytes, and alumni, were conducted by members of the Medical School faculty, chapter alumni, and guest speakers of note. Several dances and parties lent social brightness to the year ' s activities. An unusually large number of the neophyte group were initiated at the District Convention held in Washington. D. C. f 117 1 Top row: Roberts. Sickler, Swanton. Fraser, Kahlcr. Second row: Jaeger, Cuvillier, Posnjak. Read, McLaughlin. Third row: Widome. Alpha Epsilon Iota Founded at University of Michigan, February 26, 1890. Phi Chapter installed May 2, 1927. Publications: “The Journal”; “The Directory.” Active Chapters: Twenty-two. Colors: Black. White, and Green. Flower: White Carnation. SORORES IN FACULTATE L. Huntley Cate . . . Elizabeth Chickering . . . Helen Kain . . . Agnes McNutt, Fofo Mezitis . . . Esther Nathanson . . . Margaret M. Nicholson. Margaret Sickler President Margaret Read Secretary Blanche Widome Vice-President Dorothy Jaeger Treasurer SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Eugenia Cuvillier . . . Ella Fraser . . . Florence Grady . . . Dorothy Jaeger . . . Elizabeth Kahler . . . Barbara Logan . . . Genevieve McLaughlin . . . Ellen Posnjak . . . Margaret Read . . . Catherine Roberts . . . Margaret Sickler . . . Lucy Santon . . . Blanche Widome ASSOCIATE MEMBERS Mrs. W. C. Borden . . . Dr. A. Frances Foy . . . Mrs. O. B. Hunter . . . Mrs. E. B. McKinley . . . Mrs. Walter Reed. Founder’s Day Banquec, May 8, was held at the Kennedy- Warren Hotel, guest speakers being Miss Mary Anderson, Director of the Woman’s Bureau. Department of Labor, and Captain Rhoda J. Milliken. Director of the Woman’s Bureau, Metropolitan Police Department. The initiation of Catherine Roberts on March 18, 1937, and of the Sophomores on October 12, 1937, took place at the home of Margaret Sickler. A progressive dinner in honor of the girls in the Freshman Class was held on November 23. Among the guest speakers during the year were Dr. A. Frances Foy, Dr. Elizabeth Parker and Dr. Anna Coyne. [ 118 ] Top to : Smith. Manning. Dvorchak, B. Widome. Rape . Stoddard. Second row: Haynes. Hillman, Sickler. Read. Gibson. Schapiro. Third row: Bronk, A. Widome. Katzen. Tobin. Goldman, Levine William Alanson White Society Founded at George Washington University, 1935 Frater in Facultate William Alanson White (d) Officers Samuel Hillman- .... President Margaret Sickler .... Secretary Lawrence Rapee . . . Pice-President Blanche Widome .... Treasurer Fratres in Universitate Theodore Bronk . . . George Dvorchak . . . Milton Goldman . . . Harry Haynes . . . Samuel Hillman . . . Bernard Katzen . . . Jack Levine . . . Wilkins Manning . . . Lawrence Rapee . . . Margaret Read . . . Mark Schapiro . . . Margaret Sickler . . . Willis Smith . . . Louis Tobin . . . Allen Widome . . . Blanche Widome The Society planned this year to have one speaker a month, but in view of the many society meetings, especially on Thursday nights, some of the speakers failed to attend. Last semester we had as a result only one speaker, a representative from the Department of Justice. His subject was “Criminal Psychology.” On March 6, a tour was conducted through St. Elizabeth’s Hospital. On this tour the group was shown the different wards and therapeutic measures used in the treatment of psychiatric patients. [ 119 ) ‘ j r a e r Top tom: Walkingstick, Gardner, Fry, Croft. Second row: Catchings, Patrum, Loring, Cage. Third tow: Williams, Lee, Walter. Interfraternity Council Officers Cap Gardner Dave Fry . Ed Cage . . . President Ben Catchings, Jr. . . . Treasurer Vice-President Howard Walkingstick . . . Secretary Social Chairman George Croft . . Activities Chairman Delegates George Walters .... Sigma Chi Dave Fry . . . Sigma Alpha Epsilon Ed Cage Kappa Sigma George Croft . . Sigma Phi Epsilon Cap Gardner .... Kappa Alpha Larry Cox Sigma Nu Ben Catchings, Jr. . Theta Delta Chi Bob Williams Acacia Gaynor Britt . . . Phi Sigma Kappa Robert Lee . . Theta Upsilon Omega Al Loring .... Delta Tau Delta Howard Walkincstick . . . . . Tau Kappa Epsilon [ 123 ] Top row: Clark. Musser. Coburn. Atchison. Thornton, C. Kleinkauf, Jarragin. Second row: Law, Butturff, Lucas, Walker. Dobson. Walter, Southmayd. Third row: Linehan, Kendrick. Wilcox. Kirkham. Nichols. Christopherson. Candland. Fourth rou .- Ward, Keys. Pope. McKnew, Killea, McCain. Salkeld. Fifth row: J. Kleinkauf, Harris, Elggren. Burnside. Hosford, Me- Cluney. Jenkins. Sixth row: Algire, White, Langtry, Fairchild, Reiser, Tilton, Sizoo. Seventh row: Sullivan. [ 124 ] SIGMA (CHI Founded at University of Miami, June 28, 1855. Epsilon Chapter installed June 10, 1864. Chapter Home: 1312 N St.. N. W. Publication: “Magazine of Sigma Chi.” Active Chapters: Ninety seven. Colors: Blue and Old Gold. Flower: White Hose. Fratres ix Facultate DeWitt C. Croissant . . . William P. Haynes . . . Cecil K. Jones . . . William J. Reinhart Officers Milton Musser William Coburn .... James Thornton . . Mark Atchison President . . . Pice-President . . Secretary Treasurer Fratres ix Uxiversitate Manning Aldf.n . . . Mark Atchison . . . Douglas Butturff . . . Ben Candland . . . William Coburn . . . Sydney Cross . . . Thomas Dobson . . . Allen Elgcren . . . Phillip Fairchild . . . John Harlan . . . Charles Hosford, III . . . Charles Hoyt . . . Jasper Jenkins . . . Ernest Kausch, Jr. . . . John Kendrick . . . Jack Killea . . . Grant Kirkham . . . Robert Linf.han . . . Forrest McCluney . . . Milton Musser . . . Georce Pope . . . James Short . . . John Southmayd . . . James Thornton . . . John Tilton . . . Robert Walker . . . Samuel Walker, III . . . George Walter Neophytes Omer Burnside . . . Olaf Christoph erson . . . Frank Clark . . . Everett Harris . Elvvood Jarnagin . . . Leon Keys . . . John Kleinkauf . . . John Langtry . . . Peyton Lucas . . . William McCain . . . Edward McKnew . . . James Nichols, Jr. . . Raymond Reiser . . . Edward Salkeld . . . Earl Stover . . . Robert Ward . . . George Wilcox r 125 j Top tom: Scott, Denton. Gaillard. G. Fisher, Cage. Anderson. Second row: Hurd. Moore, Hayes, Omohundro. Staublv, Carey. Third row: Rochelle. Truman, Scharr, Lever. Marcoux, Bridewell. Fourth row: Baldwin. G. Clark, M. Fisher, Patterson, Smith, Burrows. Fifth row: Gale. Pappenfort. Durnell. Grady. Schoyen, Lewis. Sixth row: W. Clark. Lammons, Manch, Collett, Webb. [ 126 ] Founded at University of Virginia, December 10, 1869. Alpha Eta Chapter installed February 22. 1892. Chapter House: 1803 19th Street, N. W. Publication: “The Caduceus of Kappa Sigma.” Active Chapter i: One hun- dred and eight. Colors: Scarlet, Green and White. Flower: Lily of the Valley. Fratres in Facultate COURTLAND D. BAKER . . . GEORCE V. CRESWELL . . . ROBERT H. HARMON ' . . . CHARLES W. Holmes . . . James E. Officers Rayner Gaillard .... President William Stewart .... Secretary Howard Denton - . . Vice-President Menard Fisher Treasurer Fratres in U niversitate Alexander Anderson . . . Charles Baldwin . . . John Breckinridge . . . Edwin Cage . . . Harold Carey . . . Charles Collett . . . Charles Dai.rymple . . . Howard Denton . . . Menard Fisher . . . Ray Gaillard . . . Lloyd Handley . . . Fred Haskell . . . George Haskell . . . Willis Hurd . . . Jack Kirby . . . Roy Lever . . . Walter Lewis . . . Roger Marcoux . . . Rutledge McGhee . . . Spencer Moon . . . Malcolm Moore . . . Wallace Omohundro . . . William Rochelle . . . Francis Scott . . . Monte Smith . . . John Stanley . . . Alan Staubly . . . William Stewart . . . Compton Timberlake . . . Richard Webb . . . William Young Neophytes Richard Burrows . . . Burt Clark . . . George Clark . . . Paul Desch . . . James Durnell . . . Edward Felter . . . Marion Fisher . . . Joe Bob Gail . . . Clyde Gaucenmaier . . . James Grady . . . Tom Lammons . . . Martin Manch . . . Ralph Michael . . . George Moore . . . Bud Pappenfort . . . John Patterson . . . George Scharr . . . Axel Schoyen . . . Richard Smith The annual Founder’s Day Banquet and Dance was held at the Willard on De- cember io. Kappa Sigma won the cup for the best decorated house at the Homecoming. The contributions of the chapter were second highest in the Food Drive. The famous Kappa Sigma Jungle Dance, held every spring, was one of the outstanding social events of the year. [ 127 ] Top row: R. Cox, F. Hall. Gardner. R. Hall, Prater. Gill. Second row: Hurd, R. Skinner. Knoop, Wille. Ferguson, Alden. Third row: Boxley, Davis, Lipscomb. Rife, Bryan. Skmkcr. Fourth row: Crain. Ebrite, Gammon. Crampton. Bazan, Smoot. Fifth row: W. Skinner. Richardson, Poole. Hughes, Fleming. J3A t 128 1 Founded at Washington and Lee. December 21. 1865. Alpha Nu Chapter installed November 18, 1894. Chapter House: 2146 Wis- consin Avenue, N. W. Publications: “Alpha NuV’ and “The Kappa Alpha Journal.” Active Chapters: Sixty-nine. Colon: Crimson and Old Gold. Flowers: Magnolia and Red Rose. Fratres ix Facultate Carville D. Hekson’ . . . Steuart H. Britt . . . C. Max Farrington . . . William T. Fryer Officers Richard Cox President Caspar Gardner Vice-President Fred Hall Secretary-Treasurer Fratres in Universitate Cyril Alden . . . Horace Bazan . . . Jake Belin . . . James Boxley . . . Harry Breithaupt . . . Lawson Cox . . . Richard Cox . . . Robert Cox . . . Alan Crain . . . Guy Crampton . . . Scon Ebrite . . . Richard Ferguson . . . Charles Floyd . . . James Gammon . . . Caspar Gardner . . . Robert Gill . . . Chase Gove . . . Fred Hall . . . Ross Hall . . . Dolph Hays . . . Herschel Helm . . . Charles Hurd . . . Erwin James . . . Hollis Kannenberg . . . Victor Knoop . . . Theodore Linton . . . Adcate Lipscomb . . . Lisle Lipscomb . . . Ray Millard . . . George Phifer . . . Jack Poole ... Ed Prater . . . Lawrence Rapee . . . Phillip Rask . . . Samuel Reeder . . . William Richardson . . . Jennings Rife . . . Dudley Skinker . . . Robert Skinner . . . Wade Skinner . . . Breedlove Smith . . . William Tapper . . . Robert Wille Neophytes Howard Bailey . . . Eiavood Davis . . . Robert Fleming . . . Norman Grady . . . Walter Hughes . . . Joe Kridlebaugh . . . Leo Ofenstfjn . . . John Smoot . . . Jay Turner . . . Richard Wallace . . . Roland Weineri The annual Sport Dance, Spring Formal, Pledge Banquet, and Christmas Dance were given, each with marked success. The 39th biennial K. A. Convention occupied the spotlight in “sunny” Jacksonville, Florida, for a week of festivity. I 129 1 Top row: Catchings, Weeks, Claudy, Schrimsher, Enkler. Second row: Liuiick. Scurlock, Lang. ton. Steinback, Molyneaux. Third row: Hcge, Humphreys, Currier, Slebos, Benner. Fourth row: Hutton, Brown. Sutherland. Davis, Koch. Fifth row: Churchill. 1 130 1 THETA DELTA (CHI Founded at Union Collet??, October 31. 1847. Chi Deuteron Chapter in- stalled March 26, 1896. Chapter Hou e: 1800 19th St.. N W. Publication: “The Shield.” Active Chapters: Twenty- eight. Colors: Black, White and Blue. Flower: Red Carnation. Fratres in Facultate Wii i i am F. Briggs . . . John Russell Mason- Officers Benjamin Catch ings, Jr Harold Lindseth Rice Schrimsher . . . Henrv Enkler . . President Corresponding Secretary . . . . Scribe Treasurer Fratres in Universitate Curtis Backus, Jr. . . . Carl Benner . . . George Brown . . . Cabell Busick . . . Benjamin Catchincs, Jr Morton Churchill . . . William Ci.audy . . . Leon Com m f.rford . . . Courtland Davis, Jr. . . . Henry Enkler . . . George Gray . . . Edwin Hece . . . Iverson Hutton . . . Gordon Koch . . . Joseph Langston . . . Harold Lindseth . . . John Molyneaux . . . Rice Schrimsher . . . Clinton Scuri.ock . . . Bernard Slf.bos . . . John Smith, Jr. . . . John Weeks . . . James Wells Neophytes Stewart Baker . . . Prescott Currier . . . Raymond Humphreys . . . Heinz Steinbach . . . Owen Sutherland Founder’s Day was celebrated October 31, which marked the ninety-first birthday of Theta Delta Chi. The forty-two years that Theta Delta Chi has been at G. W. was commemorated on March 26. 1 131 1 Top tow: Dali. Daugherty. Edmunds, Coffman. Gelbach. Mace. Rankin. Second row: Schulte. Grunwell. Newsom. Cheatham. Beall. Randall, Britt. Third row: Thiemeyer. Betsch, Lathrop, Thacker, Stephens, Martin. Allen. Fourth row: Miller, Roberts. Firth Sherk, Stehman, Cross- field. Collins. Fifth row: Power, Horton. Wilson, Stanton. Mack, Champlin, Carroll. Sixth ton: Sunne, Inbody, Terrell, Brown, T. Johnston, Parker, S. Johnston. Seventh row: Dunn. Deasy. [ 132 1 PHI Founded at Massachusetts State College. March 15. 187). Lambda Chapter installed October 7, 1899. Chapter House : 1822 Eye St.. N. W. Publication : “The Signet. ’ Active Chapters : Fifty one. Colors : Silver and Magenta. Flower : Red Carnation. Fratres ix Facultate Winfield DeWitt Bennett . . . Arthur David Zahn . . . Ira Bowers Hansen Arthur Coffman Bruce Borum James Edmunds . . John Gelbach Officers President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary T reasurer Fratres in Universitate Hugh Al i as . . . Edward Ball . . . George Baulsir . . . Austin Beall . . . Carl Betsch . . . Elmore Borden . . . Bruce Borlm . . . Robert Bowman . . . Gaynor Britt . . . Thomas Britt . . . Jack Butterworth . . . William Cheatham . . . Watkins Claytor . . . Arthur Coffman . . . Roy Collins . . . Philip Crossfield . . . John Daugherty . . . James Edmunds . . . John Ellis . . . Charles Everett . . . Robert Faris . . . William Firth . . . John Gelbach . . . Charles Grunwell . . . John Grunwell . . . Robert Harmon . . . Huch Horton . . . Stuart Johnston . . . Thomas Johnston . . . Lynn Kennedy . . . Robert Lathrop . . . Howard Mace . . . James Mack . . . Warren Martin . . . Delmar McClellan . . . George Miller . . . Howard Newsom . . . Russell Payne . . . Roger Power . . . Herbert Randall . . . Winfield Rankin . . . Guy Rf.nzaglia . . . Franklin Roberts . . . Charles Schulte . . . Speed Stanton . . . Floyd Stehman . . . Vernon Stehman . . . Edward Stephens . . . Donald Surine . . . Edward Thacker . . . John Theimeyer . . . James Thomas . . . Woodrow Thomas . . . Bennett Willis . . . Archie Wilson Neophytes Harry Arnest . . . Joseph Brown . . . Waldo Burnett . . . Norman Carroll . . . Dale Champlin . . . Roger Dawson . . . Jack Deasy . . . Wendell Dill . . . Robert Dunn . . . William Koontz . . . William Leece . . . Gerald McAllester . . . Jack Meeks . . . William Mooney . . . William Palmer . . . Grant Sherk . . . Edwin Terrell Highlights of the year were winner of Interfraternity Baseball and Ping Pong awards for 1937 and the Food Drive, 1937. A series of Tea Dances, the annual Fall Frolic, the Farmer’s Day Ball, Silver and Magenta Ball, graduation banquet and dance, and the sixty-eighth annual Founder’s Day Banquet and Dance were held during the year. [ 133 ] Top row: Rhodes, Weyrich, Loring, Nisbet. Second row: Owen, Garltck. Castro, Roudabush. Third row: Branscombe, Patrum, Hacfele, McDonald. Fourth row: Marmer, Schmitt, Rauch. [ 134 ] DELTA TAU DELTA Founded at Bethany College, West Virginia, in 1859. Gamma Eta Chapter installed May 9. 1903. Chapter Home: 1919 H St. N. W. Publications: “The Rain- bow” (magazine); “Delta Tau Delta News” (news paper). Active Chapter! : Seventy- four. Colon: Purple. White and Gold. Flower: Pansy. Fratres in Facultate Norman Brice Ames . . . Charles William Cole . . . Colin Mackenzie Mackall . . . Daniel LeRay Borden Officers John Weyrich Albert Lorinc . . . . Thomas Owen John Rhodes President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary Treasurer Fratres in Universitate Herbert Block . . . Arthur Branscombe . . . Alex Castro . . . Robert Garuck . . . Don Haefele . . . William Hix . . . Albert Lorinc . . . Lawson McKenzie . . . Thomas Owen . . . Kenneth Patrum . . . Edmund Rauch . . . John Rhodes . . . Karl Schmitt, Jr. . . . John Weyrich Neophytes Allen Cummings . . . Kalman Marmer . . . Richard McDonald . . . Lowell Moran . . . John Nisbf.t . . . David Nutt . . . Howard Roudabush . . . Guy Slader . . . Thomas Smith . . . James Snipes Two highlights in the Delts’ year have been the winning of the Interfraternity Basketball Championship, and the revival of what for years was universally conceded to be the best party given by a campus organization — the Delt Tacky Party. This affair, held at the Hayloft Club thris year, was dropped for several years but has been revived again by a resurgent chapter to resume its place among the Bal Bohemes, Heart Balls and other well known dances sponsored by the Greeks on campus. Several other notable parties were held this year, particularly the Fall Strawride and the Halloween and New Year’s Dances. 1135 ] Top row: Clavton. Wibby, Hankins. Campbell. Coleman. Fry. Second row: Rhoads, Penn. Faris. Crooks. Cosdon. Wilson. Third row: Newman, Wilburn. Jones, B. Edwards. C. Edwards. Gorman. Fourth row: Irani Mitchell. Haske. Carnahan. Monies. McDonald. Fifth row: Brennan, Weaver. Jacobson, McGinnis, Smith. Montague. Sixth row: Tobey, Kannady, Mallery, Saxton, Dewey, Moynthan. [ 136 ] SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON Founded at University of Alabama. March 9, 1856. Washington City Rho Chap- ter installed November. 1858. charter renewed March 2. 1905. Chapter Houh: 1128 16th Street. N. W. Active Chapter i: One Kin- dred and twelve. Publication! : “The Record” and “Phi Alpha.” Colors: Purple and Gold. Flower: Violet. Fratres in Faclltate Charles S. Collier . . . Harry A. McNirr . . . Henry J. McNitt Officers Roy Campbell, Jr Walter Cosdon Robert Carnahan John Clayton President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary Treasurer Fratres in Univer-jitate Joseph Brennan . . . Edmund Burnett, Jr. . . . Roy Campbell . . . Robert Carnahan . . . John Clayton . . . Benjamin Coleman . . . Thomas Collins . . . Ralph Conkey . . . Walter Cosdon . . . William Crooks . . . Benjamin Edwards, Jr. . . . Cari.eton Edwards . . . Marvin Faris . . . David Fry . . . Warren Gibson, Jr. . . . James Glenn . . . Thomas Gorman . . . Frank Hand . . . Robert Hankins . . . John Haske . . . Omar Hays . . . Ardeshir Irani . . . Joe Jones . . . Bruce Kerr . . . Scorr Kirk- patrick, Jr. . . . Joseph Koontz . . . Augustus Lotterhos, Jr. . . . Foy McDavid . . . Gorman McDonald . . . Frank Mitchell, Jr. . . . Nelson Monies . . . William Montague . . . Leon Morris . . . John Newman, Jr. . . . Tom O’Brien . . . Edward Olsen . . . William Penn . . . George Pughe . . . Lee Rhoads . . . Warren Shepherd . . . Edward Tiernan . . . Lynton Trego, Jr. . . . Russell Verbrycke, III. . . . Robert Whitaker . . . John Wibby . . . Donald Wilburn Neophytes Stuart Ashton . . . Ellsworth Bair . . . William Barrett, Jr. . . . Peter Beronio . . . Chauncey Carter, Jr. . . . Frederick D’Elia . . . Allen Dewey . . . John Gatling, III. . . . Thomas Grady . . . Pierce Hutton . . . Ralph Jacobson . . . Norman Johnston . . . Hardy Kannady . . . Jack Lattimore . . . Brown Lingam- felter . . . Bruce Mallery . . . Frank McGinnis . . . Frank Moynihan . . . Donald Perkin . . . Louis Saxton, Jr. . . . Evkrard Smith . . . Blake Thompson . . . Douglas Weaver . . . Homf.r Wick . . . Harry Williamson Chapter activities during the year 1937-38 included: Interfraternity Tennis Cham- pionship; the Washington City Rho Seventy-ninth Annversary Banquet held in the Chinese Room, Mayflower Hotel, on October 14th; the annual S. A. E. Bal Boheme featuring “Twilight in Turkey;” Homecoming Open House and Reunion; New ' Year’s Eve Cabaret Party; Winter Formal Dance on February 14th; Eighty-second Anni- versary Founder’s Day Banquet on March 9th; Spring Formal Dance the first week in May. I 137 1 Top row: Dorsett, Gardner, Morgan, Edwards, Simmers. Second row: Allen, Eagan, Grant. McMillen, Croft. Third row: Wright, Percy, Dotson, Greene. Surba. Fourth row: Sullivan, King, Newlin, Gee, Hacher. Fifth row: Albamonte, Williams. [ 138 ] Founded at University of Richmond, November 1, 1901. District of Columbia Alpha Chapter installed October 9. 1909. Chapter House: 1715 19th St., N. W. Publication: “Sigma Phi Epsilon Journal.” Active Chapters: Sixty-six. Colors: Purple and Red. Flowers: American Beauty Rose and Violet. Fratres in Facultate Benjamin Cruickshanks . . . Frank Hornaday . . . Davis Howard . . . Don Johnson William Van Vleck Officers George Morgan William Derrick Paul Oberlin . . . Hale Edwards, Jr. President . . . . Vice-President . . . Secretary Comptroller Fratres in Universitate Henry Allen . . . Vernon Benjamin . . . Earl Burton . . . Charles Chesnut . . . Joseph Connors, Jr. . . . George Croft . . . William Derrick . . . Harold Dorsett . . . Vernon Doyle . . . Hale Edwards . . . Grenville Fowler . . . Randall Gardner . . . Earl Gef. . . . Paul Greene . . . Harry Haag . . . John Kennedy . . . Donald Lathrom . . . Denbeigh Matthews . . . George Morgan . . . Paul Oberlin . . . Ben Reddick . . . Waldo Schmitt . . . Richard Simmers . . . Edward Stevlingson . . . Chester Surba . . . Ademar Weingartner . . . Richard Williams . . . Harvey Wright Neophytes Fred Agee . . . Anthony Albamonte . . . Calvin Cory . . . Dan Dotson . . . James Grant . . . Walter Hatcher . . . George Kinc . . . Jack McMillen . . . Joseph Newlin . . . Morgan Percy . . . John Sullivan . . . Leonard Wilson During the Fall of 1937-38 Sigma Phi Epsilon held its National Convention at Cleveland, Ohio. Our social events for the year included our traditional “Heart Ball,” which was held on February 19, our Spring Formal on June 9, and a Tea-Reception in the fall when we presented our housemother to the university populae. Other social events were our second annual Sport Dance, Christmas Formal, New Year’s Eve Cabaret Party, and breakfast after the Interfraternity Prom. Sigma Phi Epsilon was runner-up in Interfraternity bowling and table tennis tournaments last year. [ 139 1 Top tow: Kyne, Byron. Henry, D. Jones, Biba, Malone. Second row: Koehler, Callen. Doolan, Winston, Rarey, Hudson. Third row: Chambliss. Aldrich. A. Jones. Dennis. Zinn. Fegan. Fourth row: Cox, Jackson. Robinson. Ewing, Hawthorne. Mann. Fifth row: Beebe, Murray, Woodward, Drury, Head. [ 140 ] SIGMA NU Founded at Virginia Mili- tary Institute. January l. 1869. Delta Pi Chapter installed October 23. 1915. Chapter Home : 1601 R St., N. W. Publication : “The Delta.” Active Chaptcn : Ninety-six. Colon : Black. White and Gold. Flower : White Rose. Fratres in Facultate Orville Loeffler . . . Robert Whitney Bolwell Officers Don Jones William Kane .... Patrick Henry . Roger Byron President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary T reasurer Fratres in Universitate Wallace Babcock . . . Herrick Bearce . . . Frank Bib a . . . Roger Byron . . . James Callen . . . Dunbar Chambliss . . . Frank Chapin . . . Morgan Cox . . . John Dennis . . . Robert Doolan . . . Burke Drury . . . Lowell Ewing . . . James Galloway . . . Robert Hawthorne . . . James Head . . . Patrick Henry . . . Harold Hudson . . . Yale Huffman . . . Donald Jackson . . . S elmer Johnson . . . Allen Jones . . . Don Jones . . . Arvel Koehler . . . William Kyne . . . Frank Mann, Jr. . . . Emmett Murphy . . . Charles Murray . . . Stevens Porter . . . George Rarey . . . Thomas Robinson . . . Guy Tadlock ... Ed Turrou . . . Robert Winston . . . Walter Woodward . . . Dean Zinn Neophytes Clair Aldrich . . . John Beebe . . . Kimball Bobbitt, Jr. . . . Cal Courtney . . . William Ewing . . . David Fecan . . . Larry Fretz . . . George Griffith . . . Robert Hillis . . . Frank Malone . . . Jack Roberts . . . Richard Robinson [ Ml ] Top row: Hodgkinson. Pickens, Speer, Minor, Petersen. Pigg. Second row: Williams. Rynerson. Gosltn. Wright. Allen. Wood. Third row: Baker. Sampson, Talvitie, Kuhn. Dowd. Brasted. Fourth row: Chapman, Jacobsen, Parsons, Creighton. Love, Stepler. Fifth row: Barr. Russell. Wallace. Peterson, Yost. Pierson. Sixth row: Huddeston, Bowen, Cole, Wagner, Stromberg, Mott. t 142 J Founded at Universit of Michigan, May 12, 1904. George Washington Chapter ini v :Ied April 2, 1923 Chapter Hou r: 1757 N St. N. W. Fratres in Facultate Publications: “Triad” ( Na tional); “Surveyor” (Lo- cal). Active Chapters: Twenty nine. Colors: Black and Gold. Flower: Richmond Rose. Arthur Johnson . . . James Kirkland . . . John Lapham . . . Lowell Ragatz . . . Audley Smith . . . Hector Spaulding . . . Willard Yeager Officers John Pickens James Speer, II Harold Minor Stanley Petersen . . . . President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary T re as urer Fratres in Universitate William Barbee . . . Everett Bellows . . . Robert Brasted . . . David Chapman . . . Jack Chipps . . . Clark Cole . . . Edwin Creighton . . . Jack Davis . . . Thcmas Dowd . . . James Faurot . . . Ralph Fisher . . . James Fulton . . . Finley Goslin . . Edwin Holland . . Max Jacobsen . . . Douglas Jefferson . . . Gail Kuhn . . . Howard Love . . . Harry Miller . . . Harold Minor . . . James Mott . . . George Parsons . . . Stanley Petersen . . . John Pickens . . . Ben Points . . . Stuart Russell . . . Victor Sampson . . . James Speer, II . . . Niilo Talvitie . . . Charles Wallace . . . Rr.bert Williams . . . Frank Wood . . . Lehman Woodside Neophytes Francis Barnard . . . Arthur Barr . . . Marcus Best . . . Carter Bowen . . . Tex Coffman . . . John Dickinson . . . Herbert Fole . . . Clyde Halley . . . David Hodgekinson . . . George Huddleson . . . Robert I’Anson . . . Herbert Lindsay . . . Merle Neely . . . Leonard Petersen . . . Keith Pigg . . . Robert Rynerson . . . Harvey Seabrcoke . . . Marvin Stromberg . . . William Wright Short resume of chapter’s activities for 1937-1938: Winner of Delta Sigma Rho Interfraternity Debate Cup; Founder’s Day Banquet, May 12; Annual March of Time Dance held December 11, 1937. 1 143 j Top row; H. Gatewood. Lee, Wells, McCall, Taylor. Second row: Dietrich, Davis, Jacobsen, Haden, Hill. Third row: Kurtz, Wildes, Reifsnyder, L. Gatewood, Olsen. Fourth row: Dryer, Dickey. r 144 1 THETA UPSILON OMEGA Founded at Interfraternity Conference, New York City, December 1, 1923. Eta Alpha Chapter installed May 2, 1924. Chapter House: 1237 30th Street, N. W. Publication: “The Omegan. Active Chapters: Seventeen. Colors: Midnight Blue and Gold. Flower: The Dark Red Rose. Fratres in Facultate Elmer L. Kayser . . . Alan T. Deibert Officers Robert Lee Wai.strom George Wells Thomas McCall .... Mrs. Harriett M. Moorf. . President . . . . Vice-President . . . . Secretary Treasurer House Mother Fratres in Universitate Allen Dickey . . . Alan Dryer . . . Henry Edgerton . . . Howard Gatewood . . . James Hades . . . John Hill . . . Paul Jacobsen . . . Rudolph Johnson . . . James Kurtz . . . Robert Lee . . . Thomas McCall . . . Paul Newland . . . John Taylor . . . Charles Wai.strom . . . George Wells . . . Cyril Wildes . . . Orville Wildes Neophytes William Baynes . . . Russell Damewood . . . John Davis . . . Earl Dietrich . . . Lewis Gatewood . . . John Gray . . . John Huff . . . Wesley Johnston . . . Lief Olsen . . . Howard Reifsnyder . . . William Shilland The annual Founder’s Day Banquet was held at the Raleigh on February 16; a Cabaret Dance was held on New Year’s Eve, and the Spring Formal given at the National Woman’s Country Club on May 15. Mrs. Harriett Moore was installed as house mother last September. T. U. O. won the Interfraternity Bowling Cup last year and was League A champion in Interfraternity Baseball. [ 145 ] Top row Evans. Chapman. Smith, McCallum. Anderson. Second row: H. Walkingstick. Goodrich. Andrescn. Wildman. O. Walking- stick. Third row: Johnson, Coggins, Gilbert, Rothrock, Ferguson. Fourth row: Tomey, Kent, Perrier. [ H6] TAU Founded at Illinois Wes- leyan University. January 10. 1899. Alpha Pi Chapter installed June 3, 1935. Chapter House: 1912 R St.. N. W. Publication: 4 c A - P 1 1 a I Telce.” Active Chapters: Forty -one. Colors: Cherry and Gray. Flower: Red Carnation. Fratres in Facultate Wood Gray . . . Rf.imer Beeuwkes . . . F. Royce Franzoni, Jr. Officers Robert Evans Ervin Chapman Carl Smith, Jr William McCallum President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary T reasurer Fratres in Universitate Arden Andresen . . . Ervin Chapman . . . John Coggins . . . Robert Evans . . . William Ferguson . . . Ralph Gilbert . . . Howard Goodrich . . . Charles Gordon . . . Robert Gordon . . . Ray Howard . . . Earl Hutchison . . . George Irving, Jr. . . . James Johnson . . . James Kettering . . . William McCallum . . . John Rothrock . . . Donald Rush . . . Carl Smith, Jr. . . . Neal Tomey . . . Howard Walkingstick . . . O. K. Walkingstick . . . Herbert Wildman Neophytes Wallace Green . . . William Green . . . Perrin Kent . . . Anthony Perrier . . . John Tucker Noted for successful informal parties the Tekes entertained royally in this manner. Exchange dinners were held during the school year with various sororities. The annual “Carnation Hall” was held in June. Tau Kappa Epsilon won the first Interfraternity Sing Cup last year and the Pledge Scholarship Cup. [ 147 ] Top row: Shapiro. Sugar. Footer. Mincosky. Second row: Levine. Lavine. Phi Alpha Founded at George Wash- ington University. Octo ber 14, 1914. Alpha Chapter installed Oc- tober 14. 1914. Chapter Home: 1716 Q Sr.. N. W. Public anon: “Phi Alpha Quarterly. ' Active Chapters: Twenty- nine. Colon: Red and Blue. Officers Morris Shapiro President Myron Madden Secretary Allan Surfs .... Vice-President Herbert Lewis Treasurer FRATRES IX UxiVERSITATE Harvev Ammerman . . . Robert Bernstein . . . Lester Blumenthral . . . Morris Bortnick . . . Harry Seppns . . . Morton Cohen . . . Joseph Cooper . . . Edwin Feldmand . . . Marvin Footer . . . Robert Greenberg . . . Norman Kanof . . . Stanley Lavine . . . Melvin Leder . . . Benjamin Levine . . . Bernard Levine . . . Herbert Lewis . . . Bernard Mach . . . Myron Madden . . . Burton Mincosky . . . Walter Moyer . . . Bertram Naster . . . Joseph Reff . . . Morris Rosenberg . . . jack Rubin . . . Herbert Rummerman . . . Robert Rumshin . . . Arthur Salus . . . Morris Shapiro . . . Sydney Shuman . . . Maurice Stolar . . . Allan Sures . . . Bernard Svedlovv . . . Isadore Weinberg . . . Robert Weiss . . . Oscar Zweig Neophytes William Kurstein . . . Stanley Levin Alpha Chapter, the mother of Phi Alpha, had another very successful year. A Pledge Dance was given at the opening of the school term, followed bv a tacky party and a formal on December 4 Under the guidance of Morris Shapiro, the chapter went to Pittsburgh for the annual convention over New Year’s where Joseph Danzanskv of Alpha was elected Supreme Grand Regent. The traditional Alpha-Gamma Reunion was held in April. I 148 J Pack ro» . Bruck. Goldsmith. Blum. Gertler. Schwartz, Katz. Collins, Singer. Front row: Sealfon, Ereza. Guervitz. Schlaifer, Goozh, Naftal. Tan Alpha Omega Fraternity Founded at City College. New York. October 3. 1920. Zeta Chapter installed April 18. 1925. Publication: “Tau Alpha Omega News. " Active C hapten: Ten. Colon: Gold and Blue. Officers Maurice Guervitz Monty Ereza Abe Tietler Norman Schlaifer President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary Treasurer Fratres in Universitate David Amato . . . Milton Klum . . . Meyer Bruck . . . Murray Collins . . . Abe Draisner . . . Monty Ereza . . . Morton Gertler . . . Arthur Goozh . . . Maurice Guervitz . . . Myer Katz . . . Josiah Lyman . . . Norman Schlaifer . . . Charles Sidman . . . Edward Singer . . . Leon Stam . . . Abe Tietler [ 149 l Back ton: Baskin. Nathanson. Pclman, CKhinsky Shulman. Front ton: Waterman. Rothenberg. Marks, Samuel PHI EPSILON PI Founded at City College, New York, 1904. Alpha Mu Chapter installed 1930. Chapter Home: 2710 Cort- land Place, N. W. Publication: “Phi Epsilon Pi Quarterly. " Active Chapter s: Thirty- four. Colon: Puiple and Gold. Flower: Gardenia. OFFICERS Erwin Marks President Allen Rothenberg Louis Baskin Vice-President Edward Waterman Secretary Treasurer FRATRES IN UN1VERSITATE Louis Baskin . . . Harold Goodman . . . Harold Greenberg . . . Jerry Harris . . . Irving Larkey . . . Erwin Marks . . . Malcolm Mtntz . . . Irwin Nathanson . . . Sol Oshinsky . . . Melvin Pelman . . . Allan Rothenberg ... Jay Samuel . . . Jack Shulman . . . Edward Waterman Though not one of the largest fraternities on the campus, “Phiep " is among the most active. Jay Samuel is chief of the Service Party, member of O. D. K. and Steel Gauntlet. A1 Rothenberg received the outstanding Sophomore award and was varsity football manager of the 1937 team. Irwin Nathanson was President of the Freshman Qub for the first semester of 1937-38. Jack Shulman is on the senior 6taff of the Hatchet and Publicity Director of the Buff and Blue Room. Malcolm Mintz is a member of the varsity tennis team. The chapter has maintained a high scholastic rating during its seven years on the campus, twice winning first place among fraternities on the campus. ( 150 I SOCIAL SORORITIES f 151 J Top row: Dillman. Livingston. E., Birkby, Ashburn, Bailey. Second row: Sacgmuller, Wadden, Hoffe. Watson. Yocum. Third row: Carstarphen, Ryman, Blackwelder, Rosendorf, Slater. Fourth row: Living- ston. M., Reese. Yanovsky. Corkhill. Eason. Fifth row : Miller, Johnson, Eibender, Coulter. [ 152 ] PAN-HELLENIC COUNCIL Officers Eleanor Livingston .... Virginia Birkby . . . Ruth Ashburn . . Alice Bailey President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary Treasurer Members Pi Pet a Phi Jane Saegmuller Frances Roff Chi Omega Susan Slater Jane Reese Sigma Kappa Alice Bailey Jean Yocum Phi Mu Alice Miller June Johnson Alpha Della Pi Carolyn Watson Betty Corkhill Delta Zeta Mary Jane Livingston Esther Yanovsky Kappa Delta Virginia Birkby Helen Carstarphen Zeta Tau Alpha Jerry Dillman Jane Coulter Alpha Delta Theta Ruth Blackw elder Agnes Ryman Kappa Kappa Gamma Doris Eason Caroline Warden Phi Sigma Sigma Evelyn Eibf.nder Charlotte Rosendorf Beta Phi Alpha Ruth Ashburn Margaret Lischer [ 153 ] Top row: Kletchka, Brown, Bates. Tehas, Jorolemon. Merz. Second row: Hatfield. Sae - muller. Miles, Drury, Roffe. David. Third row: Wetmore, Tcbbs. Jeschke, Aylesbury, Moser, Clayton. Fourth row: McCulloch, Nicol, Stanley, Lavender, Heiskell. Massey. Fifth row: Ream, M. Smith, Dorney, Fleip, Ide, J. Smith. Sixth row •: Harris, McGraw. Gatch. [ 1 Vr J FI BETA PHI Founded at Monmouth Col- lege, April 28, 1867. District of Columbia Alpha installed April 27, 1889. Chapter Rooms: 2129 G St.. N. W. Publication: " The Airow. " Active Chapters: Eighty. Colon: Wine and Silver Blue. Flower: Wine Carnation. Soror IX Facultate Jenny Turnbull Marie Jorolemon Virginia Teh as . . . Betty Brown . Betty Bates Officers President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary Treasurer SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Betty Bates . . . Betty Brown . . . Betty Clayton . . . Anne Joyce David . . . Celeste Dorney . . . Norma Hatfield . . . Elaine Heiskell . . . Margaret Jesehke . . . Marie Jorolemon . . . Margaret Kletchka . . . Margaret Lavender . . . Mary Frances Merz. . . . Katherine Miles . . . Frances Roffe . . . Jane Saegmuller . . . Mary Emily Stanley . . . Virginia Tehas . . . Mary Virginia Trammell Neophytes Virginia Aylesbury . . . Betty Bailey . . . Betty Brooke . . . Aldine Drury . . . Jane Fleig . . . Nancy Catch . . . Clean Harris . . . Georgia Ide . . . Jane McGraw . . . Dorothy Massey . . . Margaret Nicol . . . Ruth Alice Ream . . . Joanne Smith . . . Margaret Smith . . . Betty Tebbs . . . Margaret Wetmore A dance was held September 15 at the National Woman’s Country Club to start the school session. The dance in honor of the pledges was held October 20. The Ping Pong Tournament this year was won by Pi Beta Phi. The annual Christmas dance was held at the Washington Golf and Country Club. Mrs. Nita Hill Stark, our Grand Secretary, and Mrs. A. I. Alford, editor of The Arrow, visited the District of Columbia Alpha Chapter of Pi Beta Phi. r 155 1 Top row: Baldwin. Brown. Slater. Webb, Porter, Hatchett, Sparks. Second row: Feiker. Steven- son. Moseley, J- Norton. Coulbourne. Gast, Mayfield. Third row: Reese, Sales, Honan, Bishopp, Page. Howard. Blackistone. Fourth row: B. Burch. Key. Shelton, M. Norton. Warren, LaCombe, Sentz. Fifth row: Stevens, Reeves, Wilson, Sickler, King, M. Burch. Hutto. Sixth row: Hall, Chappell. Stilwell, Stengel, Pearson. I 156] CHI OMEGA Founded at University of Arkansas, April 5, 1895. Phi Alpha Chapter installed March 3. 1903. Chapter Rooms: 2020 G St.. N. V. Publications: “Eleusis” and “Mystagogue.” Active Chapters: Ninety- two. Colors: Cardinal and Straw. Flower: White Carnation. SORORES IN FACULTATE Helen’ Lawrence . . . Helen Newman Officers Susan Slater President Helen Baldwin Secretary Virginia Webb . . . Vice-President Justina Brown Treasurer Lela Hatchett . . . Pledge Mistress Sorores in Universitate Helen Baldwin . . . Justina Brown . . . Bette Burch . . . Marguerite Coulbourne . . . Barbara Feiker . . . Florence Cast . . . Lela Hatchett . . . Elizabeth Hutto . . . Frances Kunna . . . Ruth Moseley . . . Janice Norton . . . Mimi Norton . . . Katherine Porter . . . Jane Reese . . . Martha-Wills Schoenfeld . . . Nancy Sentz . . . Susan Slater . . . Emily Ann Sparks . . . Virginia Webb . . . Anne Woodward . . . Frances Knapp Zepp Neophytes Betty Bishopp . . . Ann Blackistone . . . Marjorie Burch . . . Helen Chappell . . . Betty Ann Hall . . . Angela Honan . . . Jean Howard . . . Shirley Key . . . Courtney King . . . Rita La Combe . . . Patricia Mayfield . . . Barbara Page . . . Man Pierson . . . Laura Reeves . . . Sally Sale . . . Martha Shelton . . . Louise Stengel . . . Mary Frances Stevens . . . Betty Stevenson . . . Dorothy Stilwell . . . Ruth Warren . . . Jule Wilson Betty Hutto was chosen University Sweetheart for 1937. The Alumnae Chapter gave a dinner party for the actives and the new pledges in October. Chi Omega won the League Volleyball Tournament for 1937-38, and the elimination tournament for 1938. The first Intersorority Sing held at The George Washington University was won by Chi Omega, the cup being awarded for the year 1937. Mrs. Roosevelt presented the National Achievement Award to Katherine Cornell, voted the most outstanding woman in the field of the arts. The presentaton was made at the White House. Susan Slater was chosen by George Petty as the Beauty Queen of The George Washington Univer- sity for 1937. t 157 J Top row: Harmon, Zirpel, Prather. Lnpish. Fowler, Palmer. Second ran: Smallwood, Armstrong, E. Burnett. Yocum, Norris, S. Burnett. Third row : Shafroth, Free, Walker, Blankenbaker, Frazer, Scott, fourth row: McMjllen. Moorman, Duffy, Bailey, Spaulding. Russell. Ftfth row: Wcitzel. Black. 3K» [ 158 1 SIGMA KAPPA Founded at Colby College. 1874. Zeta Chapter installed 1906. Chapter Rooms: 2129 G St.. N. W. Publication: “Sigma Kappa Triangle.” Active Chapters : Foity seven. Colors: Lavender and Ma- roon. Flower: Violet. Catherine Lapish .... Barbara Harmon . . Frances Prather Ellen Zirpel Officers President . Vice-President Secretary T reasurer SORORES IX UNIVERSITATE Man Armstrong . . . Alice Bailey . . . Elizabeth Burnett . . . Marian Fowler . . . Elise Marie Free . . . Barbara Harmon . . . Catherine Lapish . . . Marjorie Moorman . . . Evelyn Palmer . . . Frances Prather . . . Isabelle Richwine . . . Helena Shafroth . . . Gertrude Weitzel . . . Jean Yocum . . . Ellen Zirpel Neoph YTES Emilie Black . . . Hazel Blankenbaker . . . Sue Burnett . . . Eleanor Corbett . . . Carol Lee Cox . . . Margaret Duffv . . . Laura Ellis . . . Jane Hampton . . . Ella Jean Henneberger . . . Ruth Russell . . . Emily Scott . . . Hazel Smallwood . . . Jean Spalding . . . Jeanette Walker This year we have entertained the actives, pledges, alumnae and friends at several parties and dances. Last October %e had the pleasure of entertaining our Grand Coun- cilor when she visited Washington. Barbara Harmon was one of the students at George Washington University in ‘‘Who’s Who in American Colleges.” We sent gifts to the Maine Seacoast Mission at Christmas time and contributed to the University Food Drive. [ 159 1 7 op rou Lohr. O ' Connor. Martin. Patterson. Kunna, Foscue. Second row: Hartley, Brower. Johnson, Hall, Bowen, O’Conor. Third row: Crampton, Kimbrough, Ayre, Eagleson, Drummond. Johnson. Fourth row: Stambaugh, Hammer. C. Hall. Miller. Keattng. Talbert. Fifth row: Nicho’.s, Nash. Robinson, Hitchcock, Irwin, Hopkins. Sixth row: Clark. Mabry. £ (- l 160 J PHI MU Founded at Wesleyan Col- lege, January 4. 1852. Beta Alpha Chapter installed March 7, 1915. Chapter Rooms: 802 21st St. Publication: “Aglaia.” Active Chapters: Sixty-two. Colors: Rose and White. Flower: Enchantress Carna- tion. SORORES IN FACULTATE Myrta D. Williams . . . Katherine F. Parker Mary Martin President Mildred Patterson Vice-President Aileen O’Connor Secretary Mary Kunna Treasurer SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Marian Carpenter . . . Hilda Crampton . . . Gyneth Eagleson . . . Rita Fogle . . . Mary Foscue . . . Clara Hall . . . Jerry Hitchcock . . . Elsie Irwin . . . June Johrnson . . . Mary Keating . . . Mary Kunna . . . Elva Lohr . . . Katherine Mabry . . . Mary Martin . . . Alice Miller . . . Aileen O’Connor . . . Mildred Patterson Neophytes Katherine Bowen . . . Ethel Broome . . . Jane Brower . . . Virginia Clark . . . Louisa Coll . . . Sallie Drummond . . . Carolyn Hall . . . Iris Hammer . . . Dorothy Hartley . . . Charlotte Hopkins . . . Rose Emily Johnson . . . Carmen Kimbrough . . . Charlotte Nichols . . . Anita O’Conor . . . Marth a Robinson . . . Jeanne Stambaugh . . . Janice Talbert . . . Henrietta Thomson Beta Alpha’s social activities included an informal halloween dance, fall open house, pledge dance, Mothers’ Nite, Christmas formal, Christmas party with alumni, luncheon in honor of initiates, Founder’s Day banquet, spring formal, annual dinner in honor of graduates, and a beach party. The chapter entertained the Mother’s Club at the annual Mother’s Day tea. The eighty-sixth birthday of Phi Mu was celebrated on March 4 at Founder’s Day banquet held at the Kennedy-Warren. The banquet was preceded by memorial serv- ices. Clara Hall was the recipient of a cup for the active having the highest scholar- ship record. Beta Alpha’s delegates anticipate attending national convention to be held at Ash- ville, N. C., during the summer. ‘ 161 ] Top to : Hobart. Leavitt. Watson. Boland. Sarnccki. Ansell. Second row: Bayly. Corlchill, West. Blizzard. Bannerman, Beall. Third row: Leane. Clark, Couch, Thomp- son. Mitchell. Gardner. Fourth row: Colmetz, Lovell. Stopsack, Lipske, Brown, Lang- don. Fifth row: Rightor, Mossman, Essary, Towson, Thomas, Forster. Sixth row: Bonde. C 162 ] ALPHA DELTA PI Founded at Wesleyan Fe- male College, May 15, 1851. Alpha Pi Chapter installed February 24. 1922. Chapter Rooms: 2129 G St.. N. W. Publication : " The Adel- phean. " Active Chapters: Fifty-five. Colors: White and Blue. Flower: Violet. Officers Carolyn Watson Grace Boland .... Jessie Calver . . Ruth Leavitt President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary T reasurer SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Nancy Ansell . . . Emily Bayly . . . Phoebe Beall . . . Mary Blizzard . . . Grace Boland . . . Jessie Calver . . . Louise Clark . . . Martha Colmetz . . . Betty Corkhill . . . Jessie Gardner . . . Gloria Grosvenor . . . Carol Hobart . . . Ruth Keeler . . . Helen Leane . . . Ruth Leavitt . . . Marjorie Lipske . . . Rosalind Lovell . . . Maxine Mitchell . . . Wanda Sarnecki . . . Shirley Thompson . . . Betty Turner . . . Carolyn Watson . . . Mary Norman West Neophytes Margaret Balcom . . . Elaine Bonde . . . Lindsley Brown . . . Janet Coon . . .Margaret Englebach . . . Peggy Essary . . . Margaret Ann Forster . . . Elizabeth Ann Gittings . . . Pauline Mossman ... La Verne Langdon . . . Virginia Rightor . . . Anne Thomas . . . Jacquelin Towson During the year, Alpha Pi has been visited by Beta Province President, Jane Steele Hannon, and by the Grand Secretary-Treasurer, Mrs. Thomas Harris, Jr. The fall Pledge Dance at Wardman Park featured the presentation of the pledges through six- foot A D Pi letters, while the Sweetheart Song was being played. Marty Colmetz was a member of the court of the Campus Queen. The Christmas season was enlivened by a dance also held at the Wardman Park. To celebrate February 22, the customary tea dance was given. There were numerous exchange dinners throughout the year. A Spring Formal closed our activities. [ 163 ] Top row: Coston. Giltner. M. Livingston, E. Livingston. Yanovsky, Scott. Second tow: Norton. Herrick, Foster. Hodge, Dorsey, Garrett. Third row: Baldwin, Fowler, May, McNeil, Gustafson, Antoinette. Fourth row: Brown, Johnson, Jahn, Barnes, White, Mayer. Fifth row: Meehl, Thomas, Jewell, McLean, Smith, Miller. Sixth row: Vaden. [ 164 Founded at University of Miami, October 24, 1902. Alpha Delta Chapter in- stalled September 21, 1922. Chapter Rooms: 2129 G St., N. W. Publication: “The Lamp of Delta Zeta. ’ Active Chapters: Sixty. Colon: Old Rose and Vieux Green. Flower: The Pink Killarney Rose. Officers Eleanor Livingston Mary Jane Livingston . . . Harriet Giltner . . Esther Yanovsky President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary Treasurer SORORES IN UXIVERSITATE Jean Baldwin . . . Marjorie Dengler . . . Harriet Giltner . . . Esther Gustafson . . . Margaret Herrick . . . Patricia Jahn . . . Eleanor Livingston . . . Mary Jane Livingston Zoe McFadden . . . Kathryn Murphy . . . Jean Nelson . . . Marian Scott . . . Annie Gray White . . . Esther Yanovsky Neophytes Phyllis Barnes . . . Catherine Brown . . . Frances Coston . . . Ruth Dorsey . . . Jeanette Foster . . . Lillian Fowler . . . Katherine Garrett . . . Barbara Hodge . . . Dorothy Jewell . . . Mabel Johnson . . . Louise May . . . Mary Margaret Mayer . . . Marjorie McLean . . . Helen McNeil . . . Evelyn Meehl . . . Mary Virginia Miller . . . Minerva Norton . . . Tree Smith . . . Margaret Thomas . . . Virginia Vaden Alpha Delta was given the award for selling the most cherry blossoms in the annual Masonic Clubs’ drive, and also received the Bowling Cup last April. This year Eleanor Livingston has maintained the presidency of Pan-Hellenic Council. Presentation of our pledges took place at the annual Pledge Prom held at the Ward- man Park Hotel November 17, and was followed by our Christmas Formal December 10. Outstanding among the functions at which the chapter entertained was the tea given by the pledges in November, open houses held by members during Christmas vacation, and informal dinners and radio dances held in the sorority rooms. Our Spring Formal took place May n at the Lafayette Hotel. [ 165 1 Top row: Morrison, Birkby, Ward. Griswold, Emmert, Holm. Second row: Haworth, Pruitt, Sullivan, Royall, Anderson, Smith, Thud row: Fisk. Croft, Porter. Peck, Fears, Williamson. Fourth row: Kelley, Hite, Hanford, Mitchell, Mulligan, DeChene. Fifth row: Carstarphen, Parker, Mitchell, Yates. [ 166 ] KAPPA DELTA Founded at Virginia State Normal, October, 1897. Sigma Mu Chapter installed November 16, 1922. Chapter Home: 1756 K St., N. W. Mary Gloria Morrison’ Virginia Birkby . . . SOROR IN FACULTATE Huntley Catb, M.D. Publication: “Angelos.” Active Chapters: Sixty-nine. Colon: Green and White. Flower: White Rose. Secretary T reasurer Officers . . President Ann Ward Vice-President Betty Griswold . . . . SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Sally Anderson . . . Virginia Birkby . . . Helen Carstarphen . . . Anne Croft . . . Mary Fears . . . Lois Fisk . . . Betty Gilmore . . . Nita Greene . . . Betty Griswold . . . Faith Hite . . . Frances Humphrey . . . Clementine Lawrie . . . Aurelia Mitchell . . . Margaret Mitchell . . . Doris Moon . . . Mary Gloria Morrison . . . Louise Porter . . . Hazel Pruitt . . . Betty Rauchenstein . . . Rosalyn Sullivan . . . Mildred Sonstrom . . . Thomasia Tyler . . . Ann Ward . . . Margaret Williamson . . . Betsy Yates Neophytes A Rose Marie DeChene . . . Beverly Emmert . . . Barbara Hanford . . . Betty Haworth . . . Helen Marie Holm . . . Virginia Kelley . . . Roberta King . . . Annette Mulligan . . . Henrietta Parker . . . Mary Peck . . . Helen Royall . . . Margaret Smith . . . Jean Taylor . . . Nena Tremelling Kappa Delta ' s social events for the year included our traditional Pledge Dance, in which each of the pledges stepped through a large diamond-shaped door represent- ing the pin and was in her turn introduced; the Christmas Formal; and our annual pledge tea for pledges of all sororities and fraternities on campus. Kappa Delta has been the owner of the Intramural Plaque for the past year. We also sent a large box of toys to our national philanthropy, the Crippled Children’s Hospital in Richmond. Adele Stephenson, National Inspector, visited the chapter for a week in December. [ 167 ] Toft tow: Weber. Lehman. Diliman. McCuen, Coulter. Second tow: Nettle- ton, Peabody, Moore, E.. Kirkley, Hill. Third row: Pauly. Moore. V., Cragin, Sampson, Williams. Fourth row: Leach. Belton, Butler, Barnes, Giddings. Fifth row : Douglas, Hamilton, Swan L 168 } Founded at Virginia State Normal, October 15, 1898. Beta Alpha Chapter installed November 8, 1924. Chapter Rooms: 2129 G Street. N. W. Publication: “Themis. " Active Chapters: Sixty three. Colors: Steel Gray and Tur- quoise Blue. Flower: White Violet. Officers Geraldine Dillman .... Audrey McCuen . . . Anne Lehman . . Jane Coulter President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary Treasurer SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Jane Coulter . . . Geraldine Dillman . . . Gretchen Hill . . Alice Kirkley . . . Anne Lehman . . . Audrey McCuen . . . Estelle Moore . . . Frances Nettleton . . . Betty Peabody . . . Justine Sampson . . . Marjorie Weber Neophytes Geraldine Barnes . . . Louise Belton . . . Edith Butler . . . Lexer Cragin . . . Frances Douglas . . . Gretchen Giddings . . . Martha Hamilton . . . Elizabeth Leach . . . Mary Mies . . . Virginia Moore . . . Jean Pauly . . . Marion Swan . . . Loraine Williams . . . Evelyn Wynn The annual beach party was held at Tall Timbers the week-end after finals. Beta Alpha Chapter had ten representatives at the fraternity’s International Convention at the New Ocean House in Swampscott, Mass., in June. Summer events included a reception for the Grand Secretary-Treasurer, a luncheon, and a tea. Rushing was cli- maxed by a Castle Banquet, and fifteen girls were pledged the following week. The new pledges were honored at a dance at the Hay-Adams House in November. [ 169 ] First row: Ryman, Baart, Renner. Vierling. Second row: Allen, Scott, Molster, Rodibaugh. Third row: Reed. Sutherland, Black- welder. Magill. Fourth row: Hopper, Tate, Daly. [ 170 ) ALPHA DELTA THETA Founded ac Transylvania College, November 10, 1919. Lambda Chapter installed June 12. 1926. Chapter Rooms: 2129 G Street. N. W. Publication: " The Portals of Alpha Delta Theta.’ Active Chapters: Twenty-six. Colors: Scarlet, Turquoise and Silver. Flower: Sweet Pea. Officers Kim Baart President Agnes Ryman Edith Renner Vice-President Secretary Ruth Blackwelder Treasurer SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Kitty Baart . . . Ruth Blackwelder . . . Cecelia Daly . . . Anna Kay Molster . . . Maxine Parrish . . . Hallie Mae Reed . . . Edith Rennf.r . . . Agnes Ryman . . . Mary Jane Sutherland . . . Mildred Vierling Neophytes Ann Allen . . . Natalie Hopper . . . Gwendolyn Magill . . . Mary Louise Rodi- baugh . . . Jacqueline Scott . . . Lucy Tate Outstanding among our activities this year have been our National Convention, held at Blowing Rock, North Carolina, and our annual Founder’s Day Banquet, at which our National Vice-President, Helen Babp Smith, was the principal speaker. Other events included the Pledge Tea, Halloween, Christmas and Valentine’s Day Parties, an Alumnae Lunch, and a gala June Week climaxed by our Spring Formal. We were especially honored this year to have as our guest of honor at the City Pan-Hellenic Luncheon, Violet Young Gentry, National Pan-Hellenic President. [ 171 ] Top row: Ramseyer, Andersen, Nichol, Mitchell, Bulow, Brewer, Nash, Eason. Second row : Hogentogler, Alexander, Ahalt, Ames, Gordon, Evans, McNeese, Maxon. Third row: Wadden, Pagan, Brainerd, Leaphart. Young. Barnard, Walker, Steele. Fourth row: M. Hill, Williams, Breed. A. Hill, McWhirt, Schmitt. Pool, Koons. Fifth row: Pearce, Blackwell, Lawrence, Crouch. Matchett. Heilman, Gehan, Hamma. Sixth row: Dickenson, Van Ry. Levy, Bush, Kibler, Caskie, Cox, Hutchison. Seventh row: Sherburne, Maxwell, Moss, Bealt. [ 172 1 Founded at Monmouth Col- lege, October 13, 1870. Gamma Chi Chapter installed June 7. 1929. Chapter Rooms: 2129 G St., N. W. Kathleen Bulow . . . Alice Andersen . . . Pledge Mistress Mary Jo Mitchell . . . Treasurer SORORES IN UNIYERSITATE Alice Ahalt . . . Nell Alexander . . . Dorothy Ames . . . Alice Andersen . . . Betty Barnard . . . Frances Brainerd . . . Ruth Brewer . . . Kathleen Bulow . . . Sammy Cunningham . . . Doris Eason . . . Nancy Gordon . . . Mary Hill . . . Elizabeth Hogen- togler . . . Virginia Koons . . . Mary Leaphart . . . Mary Maxon . . . Marie McNeese . . . Virginia McWhirt . . . Mary Jo Mitchell . . . Marv Lou Nash . . . Evelyn Nichol . . . Alice Pagan . . . Charlotte Pool . . . Jane Ramseyer . . . Sally Steele . . . Caroline Wadden . . . Gerry Walker . . . Lillian Willett . . . Nancy Williams Publication: “The Key. " Active Chapters: Seventy- two. Colors: Light Blue and Dark Blue. Flower: Fleur-de-lis. SOROR IN FACULTATE Ruth Atwell Officers President Evelyn Nichol Secretary Neophytes Marjorie Beall . . . Doris Blackwell . . . Margaret Breed . . . Mary Bush . . . Nelle Caskie . . . Grace Cox . . . Ruth Crouch . . . Evelyn Dickenson . . . Kay Gehan . . . Barbara Hamma . . . Amy Heilman . . . Nancy Hutchison . . . Virginia Kibler . . . Patricia Lawrence . . . Virginia Levy . . . Madelaine Matchett . . . Mary Betty Maxwell . . . Kitty Moss . . . Muriel Pearce . . . Eleanor Sherburne . . . Barbara Schmitt . . . June Van Ry . . . Marthena Williams During the year 1937-38, Gamma Chi Chapter gained permanent possession of the Scholarship Cup, having led in scholarship for the past three years. We also were awarded the Food Drive Cup, Jane Ramseyer and Cap Gardner being co-directors. Social events during the year have been a Founder’s Day Banquet at the Raleigh, a Pledge Dance in November at the Army-Navy Country Club, a Pledge Tea, a Christmas party, the annual “Goat Show” at the Dresden, our initiation banquet at the Highlands, an Alumni Tea for Marian Handy, our Field Secretary, and a Spring Formal at the National Woman’s Country Club. Our National Convention is to be held during the summer at Hot Springs, Virginia. I 173 1 Top row: Walsky, Smith, Weinstein, Silman, Holtz, Eibender. Second row: Naiman, Biron, P. Blumenthal. Widome, Rosendorf, F. Blumenthal. Third row: Cohen, Edelson, Hinden. Feld, Bierman, Katz. Fourth row: Lchrman, Belmclc, Michaelson, Sennett, Turovcr, Haves. Fifth row: Braunstein, Schmidt. [ 174 ] PHI Founded at Hunter College. November 26. 1913. Kappa Chapter installed in 1923. Publication: “Sphinx. " Active Chapters: Nineteen. Colors: King Blue and Gold. Flower: American Beauty Rose. Officers Estelle Weinstein Sylvia Cohen Naomi Biron Cynthia Michaelson President . . . Pice-President . . Secretary Treasurer SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Margaret Belnick . . . Naomi Biron . . . Flora Blumenthal . . . Jeannette Cohen . . . Sylvia Cohen . . . Gertrude Edelson . . . Evelyn Eibender . . . Minna Feld . . . Carl Fox . . . Mildred Haves . . . Mildred Holtz . . . Muriel Merelman . . . Cynthia Michaelson . . . Charlotte Rosendorf . . . Rose Silverman . . . Naomi Turover . . . Frances Walsky . . . Estelle Weinstein . . . Jean Wolfe Neophytes Josephine Bierman . . . Phyllis Blumenthal . . . Sonya Braunstein . . . Adele Grane . . . Florence Haves . . . Pat IIindon . . . Toby Katz . . . Ivy Lehrman . . . Irma Naiman . . . Sylvia Schmitt . . . Esther Sennett . . . Irma Silman . . . Violet Smith [ 175 ] Top tow: Jewell, Gatch, Scott, Brown, Wilson, Haves. Second row: Blackwell, Douglas, Moore, Mc- Millan, Bowen. Junior Pan-Hellenic Association Officers Nancy Gatch Likdsley Brown Jacqueline Scon President . . Secretary Treasurer Members Pi Beta Phi Chi Omega Sigma Kappa Phi Mu Alpha Delta Pi Delta Zeta Kappa Delta Zeta Tau Alpha Alpha Delta Theta Kappa Kappa Gamma Phi Sigma Sigma . . Nancy Gatch . . Jule Wilson Peggy McMillan Katherine Bowen Lindsley Brown Dorothy Jewell Roberta King Florence Douglas Jacqueline Scon Doris Blackwell . Florence Haves The Junior Pan-Hellenic Association was organized for the first time in October, 1937. This association is made up of a delegate of the pledge class of each sorority and fosters good will and friendship between the sororities. A constitution has been drawn up. The social program started with the Junior Pan-Hellenic Dance on February n at the Kennedy-Warren. [ 176 ] HONORARY FRATERNITIES [ 177 ] Top ron: Thomas, Settle. Link. Gareau, Mikuszewski. Randall. Second row: Parsons, McKnight, Mitchell. Rixse, Rhine. Sommer. Third ran 1 : Taylor, Spellman. Lane, Crump, Johnston, Staubly. Sigma Tau (Honorary Engineering Fraternity) Founded at University of Nebraska, February 22, 1904. Xi Chapter installed April 18. 1921. Publication: " Pyramid. " Active Chapters: Twenty- three. Colon: Yale Blue and White. Flower: White Carnation. FRATRES IN FACULTATE John R. Lapham . . . Norman B. Ames . . . Frank A. Hitchcock . . . Arthur F. Johnson . . . Benjamin C. Cruickshanks . . . Charles E. Cook . . . Alfred G. Ennis Harold Link Benjamin Taylor George Talburtt OFFICERS President Charles Mikuszewski Treasurer . . Vice-President Charles Gareau . . . Corresponding Secretary Recording Secretary Cooke Settle Historian FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE Warren Crump . . . Charles Gareau . . . Thomas Johnston . . . Edward Lane . . . Harold Link . . . Charles Mikuszewski . . . Herbert Mitchell, Jr. . . . John Parsons . . . George Rhine . . . John Rixse, Jr. . . . Cooke Settle . . . Carl Smith, Jr. . . . Kenneth Sommer . . . Reuben Spellman . . . George Talburtt . . Benjamin Taylor . . . Edward Thomas . . . William Trent . . . Howard Wilson NEOPHYTES Allen Hallberg . . . Bert Randall Selection to Sigma Tau is based primarily on scholarship, members being chosen from the upper third of the Junior and Senior Classes of the Engineering School. Further selection is made on the basis of practicality and sociability. Sigma Tau holds bi-weekly meetings throughout the year. These are augmented with banquets at various times. Two initiation banquets, a Founder’s Day banquet and a Farewell dinner are held each year. [ 178 ] Top row: Ltnehan. Cheatham. M. Mitchell, Mace. Yanovsky, Tehas. Second row: Harmon, F. Mitchell, Ennes. Daugherty, Brewer, Rich. Third row: Wright, Kunna. Founded at Syracuse Uni- versity, 1909. George Washington Univer- sity Chapter installed June 5, 1922. Henry Gratton Doyle . . . DeWitt W. Croissant . . . Douglas Bement . . . Henry William Herzog Officers Charles Hallam .... President John Daucherty .... Secretary Harry Ceppos . . . Vice-President Baxter Davis Treasurer Fratres in Universitate Ruth Brewer . . . Harry Ceppos . . . John Daugherty . . . Baxter Davis . . . Margaret Davis . . . Charles Hallam . . . Barbara Harmon . . . A. C. Johnson . . . Mary Kunna . . . Robert Linehan . . . Howard Mace . . . Frank Mitchell . . . Mary Jo Mitchell . . . Ethel Nelson . . . Annette Rich . . . Virginia Tehas . . . Sterling Wright . . . Esther Yanovsky Pi Delta Epsilon at the National Convention last fall amended its Constitution to admit women members. The George Washington University Chapter was the first to initiate any women members, taking into its fold in November, Gamma Eta Zeta, the women’s local honorary journalistic sorority. Pi Delta Epsilon requires for membership two years of outstanding activity on one of the authorized school publications. Pi Delta Epsilon Fratres in Facultate Publication: “The Epsilog.” Active Chapters: Forty-four. Colors: Black and White. I 179] Top row: Hankins, Cheatham. Pierson, Doolan. Second row: Rankin, Brown, Croft, Simmers. Omicron Delta Kappa Founded at Washington and Lee University, December 3, 1914. Alpha Delta Chapter in- stalled May 5, 1929. Publication: " The Circle. " Active Chapten: Forty-two. Colon: Sky-blue. Black and White. Flower: Delphinium. Fratres in Facultate DeWitt Bennett . . . Daniel Borden . . . Henry Doyle . . . Max Farrington . . . Robert Harmon . . . Henry Herzog . . . Elmer Kayser . . . James Kirkland . . . Cloyd H. Marvin . . . John Mclntire . . . James Pixlee . . . Lowell Ragatz . . . William Wilbur Officers Theodore Pierson .... President Bernard Holden . . . Vice-President Clyde Smith . . Secretary-Treasurer Fratres in Universitate Morse Allen . . . George Brown . . . George Croft . . . Burke Floyd . . . Charles Hallam . . . Robert Hankins . . . Bernard Holden . . . Ray Howard . . . Charles Kiefer, Jr. . . . Theodore Pierson . . . Winfield Rankin . . . Walter Rhinehart . . . Clyde Smith . . . Fred Stevenson . . . Edward Stevlingson . . . Everett Strandell . . . Samuel Walker . . . Robert Williams Neophytes Vinnie DeAngelis . . . Harry Ceppos . . . Sidney Cross . . . Bob Doolan . . . Bob Faris . . . William Gaussmann . . . Vic Sampson . . . Jay Samuel . . . Richard Simmers [ 180 ] Top row: Slater. Yanovsky. Porter, Brewer, Jasny. Second row: Saegmuller. Claflin, Ramseyer, Baart, Hill Mortar Board Founded at Syracuse, New York, February 16. 1918. George Washington Univer- sity Chapter installed Feb- ruary 26. 1938. Active Chapters: Sixty-seven. Colors: Silver and Gold. Flower: Yellow Rose. Advisers Mrs. Barrows . . . Mrs. Buckley . . . Mrs. Bowman- Honorary Members Mrs. Vinnie G. Barrows . . . Miss Myrna Sedgwick. Officers Susan Slater President Tatyna Jasny . . . Vice-President Esther Yanovsky . Secretary-Treasurer Members Kitty Baart . . . Ruth Brewer . . . Alison Claflin . . . Anne Hill. . . . Tatyna Jasny . . . Jane Ramseyer . . . Katherine Porter . . . Jane Saegmuller . . . Susan Slater . . . Esther Yanovsky. The Hour Glass Society, local Senior honorary society, was installed as Mortar Board by Mrs. F. D. Coleman, National President, on February 26, 1938. Mortar Board is an honorary society, restricted to the women in the Senior class who qualify for its requirements in Service, Scholarship, and Leadership. I 181 1 T£££ Top ton: Rochelle. Gatewood, l.oring. Brown. Gardner, Coleman. Candland. Second row: Croft, Patrum, Catchings, Cheatham. Wildes. Molyneaux. Chapman. Third row: Hankins, Wildman, Staubly, Ferguson, Taylor, Parker. Gate and Key ( Honorary Inter fraternity Society) Founded at George Wash- ington University, No- Elmer L. Kayser FRATRES IN FACULTATE Alan Deibert Max Farrington OFFICERS vember I, 1922. Colors: Black and White. Henry W. Herzog Ray Howard President Casper Gardner Secretary Edward Stevlingson Vice-President Ervin Chapman Treasurer FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE Morse Allen . . Harry Ames . . . Jack Brown . . . Ben Candland . . . Ben Catchings . . . Ervin Chap- man . . . William Cheatham . . Charles Chesnut . . . Hamilton Coit . . . George Croft . . .Baxter Davis . . . Selbv Davis . . . William Ferguson . . . Bourk - Floyd . . . Casper Gardner . . . Howard Gatewood . . . Robert Hankins . . . John Hill . . . Ray Howard . . . Edward Kemper . . . Bruce Kerr . . . Jack Kirby . . . Harry ' Knapp . . . Wayne Lambertson . . . Albert Lortng . . . Charles McCoy . . . John Pickens . . . Theodore Pierson . . . Bye Reeder . . . William Rochelle . . . Walter Sompayrac . . . Edward Stevlingson . . . John Taylor . . . Woodrow Thomas . . . Cyril Wildes . . . Herbert Wildman . . . Robert Winston . . . Everett Woodward NEOPHYTES William Britt . . . Bill Coburn . . . Ben Coleman . . . Dick Cox . . . Dan Dotson . . . Thomas Dowd . . . Bob Evans . . . Ralph Fisher . . Dave Fry . . Fred Hall . . . Donald Jones . . . Robert I ee, III . . . Howard Mace . . . Thomas McCall . . . Milton Musser . . . George Morgan . . . John Rhodes . . . Carl Schmidt . . . Clinton Scurlock . . . Howard Walkingstick . . . Jack Wibby It is the aim of the Gate and Key Society to further the ideal of interfraternity fellowship. With this aim in view. Gate and Key. during the past year, selected men from fraternity ranks who have served their fraternity and their school in outstanding manner; gave its annual award to George Washington’s finest basketball player; and sponsored the annual Bowling Sweepstakes. [ 182 ] Top tom: Harmon, Saegmuller. Leavitt. Bulow, Griswold. Jorolemon. Second row: E. Livingston, Baart. McCuen, Slater. McWhirt. Watson. Third row: Martin. M. Livingston, Ashburn, Vierling. Delphi Founded at George Wash- ington University. April, 1931. Colon: Red and Gold. Flower: Gardenia. Officers HONORARY INTERSORORITY SOCIETY Jane Saegmuller .... President Ruth Leavitt Secretary Kathleen Bulow . . Vice-President Barbara Harmon .... Treasurer SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Alpha Delta Pi: Ruth Leavitt . . . Carolyn Watson . . . Alpha Delta Theta: Kim Baart . . . Mildred Vierling . . . Beta Phi Alpha: Ruth Ashburn . . . Chi Omega: Susan Slater . . . Delta Zeta: Eleanor Livingston . . . Man Jane Livingston . . . Kappa Delta: Betty Griswold . . . Ma ry Gloria Morrison . . . Kappa Kappa Gamma: Kathleen Bulow . . . Virginia McWhirt ... Phi Mu: Rita Fogle . . . Mary Martin ... Pi Beta Phi: Marie Jorolemon . . . Jane Saegmuller . . . Sigma Kappa: Alice Bailey . . . Barbara Harmon . . . Zeta Tau Alpha: Geraldine Dillman . . . Audrey McCuen The Delphi Society is an honorary intersorority society and stands for promotion of friendly spirit among the Greek social sororities. In order to further this aim, Delphi gave a tea. January 16. at Columbian House for the pledges of all the sororities. Later in the school year a tea was held for women of this University whose sororities are not represented on this campus. [ 183 1 Top row: Jaeger, Bradshaw. Posnjalc, Hewston. Second row: Stull, Kies, Krafft. (Honorary Chemical Fraternity) Founded at the University of California, 1900. Polonium Chapter installed April 30. 1937. SOROR IN FACULTATE Dr. Helen Over Active Chapters: Twenty- one. Colors: White. Green, and Gold. Elizabeth Hewston Ellen Posnjak An is Bradshaw . . . Dorothy Jaeger Officers President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary Treasurer Sorores in Universitate Anis Bradshaw . . . Catherine Bride . . . Helen Dyer . . . Elizabeth Hewston . . . Dorothy Jaeger . . . Marian Kies . . . Marie Krafft . . . Jean McGregor . . . Ellen Posnjak . . . Louise Stull. Associate Members Dorothy Bair . . . Nancy Bracher . . . Helen Fenwick . . . Mary Alice Hague . . . Clara Larsgaard . . . Elizabeth Middleton . . . Margaret Sickler . . . Margaret Y r an Evera l 184 ] Top row: Allen. Mitchell, Miller, McQuarv. Second row: Burch Giltner, Lamb, Yokum. ALPHA PI EPSILON (Honorary Home Economics Fraternity) Colors: Purple and White. Flower: Violet. SORORES IN FACULTATE Kathryn Towne . . . Frances Kirkpatrick Officers Marjorie Allen Mary Jo Mitchell .... Mary Elizabeth Burch Evelyn Yokum . Madelyn Miller President . . . Vice-President . . Secretary T reasurer Historian SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Marjorie Allen . . . Mary Elizabeth Burch . . . Harriet Giltner . . . Jessie Lamb . . . Helen Leane . . . Flournoy McQuary . . . Madelyn Miller . . . Mary Jo Mitchell . . . Evelyn Yokum Our fall activities began with a tea in the Columbian House for all Home Economics students. A formal banquet was held on Founder’s Day at “The Parrot Tea Room,” the guests of honor being Miss Hazel Roach, guest speaker, Miss Ruth Atwell, Mrs. Vinnie Barrows and Mrs. Jessie Lee. Other social events consisted of a fashion show, an initiation banquet, and a breakfast for the graduating Seniors given by the new initiates. [ 185 J PI GAMMA MU (National Social Science Honor Society) Founded at Southwestern College, December 1, 1924. Beta Chapter installed 1930. Publication: “Social Sci- ence. Active Chapters: One hun- dred and twenty-five. Colors: Blue and White. Flower: Blue and White Cineraria. Fratres in t Facultate Arthur Burns . . . George M. Churchill . . . John Donaldson . . . Wood Gray . . . Elmer L. Kayser . . . Lowell J. Ragatz . . . Alfred F. Schmidt . . . Harold G. Sutton . . . John A. Tillema . . . Carl D. Wells ... A. Curtis Wilgus . . . Willard H. Yeager Officers Linus Goyette President Marie Noi.d .... Vice-President Earl McComas Secretary-Treasurer Fratres in Universitate Bernard Alford . . . Anna Baker . . . Richard Been . . . Margaret Belnick . . .Willard Bohall . . . Thomas Brooks . . . Marion Carpenter . . . Alison Claflin . . . James Coberly . . . Joseph Coker . . . Cullen Cregan . . . Harold Curran . . . Geniana Edwards . . . Kenneth Eells . . . Adam Ehlshlager . . . Elizabeth Fielden . . . Bertha Freriks . . . Earle Gilkey . . . Jerome Gottlieb . . . George Harvey . . . William Haslam . . . Arthur Healy . . . Lucile Herrick . . . Lola Jacques . . . Carolyn Just . . . Peyton Kerr . . . Verna Kiefer . . . Reuben Lansky . . . James Lewis . . . Muriel Lewis . . . Carlos Marcum . . . Earl McComas . . . Kathryn Murphy . . . Ethel Nelson . . . Marie Nold . . . Leland Norton . . . Muriel Pirie . . . Walter Rhinelrart . . . Sarah Roberts . . . Verna Schult . . . Charles Shepard . . . Derryfield Smith . . . Hewlett Smith . .. Ralph Staubly, Jr. . . . Davis Thomas . . . Katherine Von Oesen . . . Harold Walker . . . Anne West . . . George Wythe . . . Mary Yauch The ideals of the society are “Scholarship, Synthesis and Service.” Its objectives are the stimulation and popularization of the scientific study of society, the promotion of cooperation among the several branches of social science, the application of social science truth to the needs of society and the adoption of scientific study of social ques- tions by college graduates as a life-interest. McComas, Nold, Goyette. [ 186 ] Back, row: Goldfaden. Jones, Gurley, Baker, Renner, Jasny, Miller, Sutherland, Lehnert, Arnn, Hylton, Herrick, Pavne, Kennerly, Bahar, Ihle, Eneix, Magtnsky, Detre. Middle row: Oahl, Wells, Dawson, Cooper, Brewer. Front row: Walkingstick , Bernstein, Fitzgerald, Payne Lester F. Ward Sociological Society Dr. Carl D. Wells, Adviser The Lester F. Ward Sociological Society was organized in 1936 as an educational, recreational and in- terest center for sociology students, and named for the “Father of American Sociology,” who was both a student and a professor at George Washington University. OFFICERS President Ruth Brewer Treasurer . . . Vice-President LUCILE HerRICK Program Chairman Secretary Percy Hylton Memorabilia Chairman Tatyana Jasny Publicity Chairman MEMBERS Thelma Arnn . . . Mathilde Bahar . . . Elwood Baker . . . Mitchel Bernstein . . . Theresa Bollinger . . . Ruth Brewer . . . Bess Brewster . . . Mary Cain . . . Mary Lou Cameron . . . Donald Cooper . . . Albert Crosetto . . . Hazel Dahl . . . Virginia Dawson . . . Doris Detre . . . Katherine Eneix . . . Peggy Essary . . . Raymond Firth . . . Wilmont Fitzgerald . . . Elizabeth Goldfadden . . . Leila Gurley . . . Lucile Herrick . . . H. B. Hoidstock . . . Edith Houbert . . . Percy Hylton . . . Dora Ihle . . . Tatyana Jasny . . . Charlotte Jones . . . Mildred Kested . . . Leah Kirkland . . . Phyllis Lehnert . . . Florence Maginsky . . . Charles Miller . . . Virginia Mills . . . Kirby Payne . . . Vivian Payne . . . Virgil Porch . . . Dorothy Reed . . . Edith Renner . . . Mrs. E. S. Rogers . . . Alfred Siegel . . . Ellen Spund . . . Ralph Staubey . . . Marion Steele . . . Belle Tash . . . Elizabeth Workman . . . Gertrude Wright. Donald Cooper . Virginia Dawson Hazel Dahl . . . Activity for the 1937-38 program included meetings at which many notable speakers, among them Dr. Paul Poponoe, Dr. Carl Taylor, and Dr. Arthur Wright, were presented. The most effective work of the Society was sponsorship, in collaboration with the University Hatchet and the Smith- Reed- Russell Medical Society, of the exhibit in the Student Club and the mass meeting on the problem of syphilis, which featured a notable panel of speakers. The Society followed this by assisting in the formation of the Washington Youth Social Hygiene Council and in arranging for free Wasserman tests for George Washington students. Other activities included the Christmas party at the home of Dr. Wells, the annual banquet and the spring picnic. 1 187] Top row: Cheatham, Brown, Rankin. Second row: Rochelle. Steel (Gauntlet ( Honor Society for Junior Men) Founded at George Washington University, May 13, 1933 Colors: Silver and Black Flo u;er: White Carnation Officers Charle s Hall am President Edwin Cage Vice-President Harry Ceppos Secretary-Treasurer Fratres in Universitate Harry Ames . . . George Brown . . . Edwin Cage . . . Harry Ceppos . . . William Cheatham . . . Sydney Cross . . . C. H. B. Floyd . . . Charles Hallam . . . Winfield Rankin . . . William Rochelle . . . Jay Samuel . . . John Southmayd [ 188 ] Top row : Schult. Durnbaugh. Second row : Carpenter Founded at University of Missouri. 1910. Alpha Theta Chapter in- stalled 1935. Publications : “Pi Lambda Theta Journal;” “Alpha Theta News Letter.” Pi Lambda Theta Active Chapters : Thirty - three. Colors : Blue and Gold. F lower : Yellow Rose. Officers Celia Carpenter .... President Clara Hiller . Corresponding Secretary Evelyn Durnbaugh Vice-President Veryl Schult Treasurer Dorothy Lauder Keeper of Records Fratres in Universitate Sarah Barth . . . Adnah Birthricht . . . Catherine Bishop . . . Fern Bowes . . . Helen Boyd . . . Kaye Burrell . . . Celia Carpenter . . . Elizabeth Cooper . . . Ruth Costantinou . . . Elsie Davis . . . Mary Doyle . . . Erline Duncan . . . Evelyn Durnbaugh . . . Nell Embry . . . Mary Ferry . . . Mildred Green . . . Elizabeth Griffith . . . Mary Henderson . . . Clara Hiller . . . Laskey Howard . . . Carolyn Irish . . . Eleanore King . . . Dorothy Lauder . . . Lillian Lee . . . Florence Marks . . .Lois Meirs . . . Elizabeth Mf.wshaw . . . Elizabeth Middlemas . . . Dorothy Miller . . . Elizabeth Mooney . . . Margaret Nash . . . Faith Novincer . . . Maude O ' Flaherty . . . Helen Olnf.y . . . Mae Rastall . . . Imocene Ruediger . . . Mildred Sandison . . . Cecelia Sachs . . . Fern Schneider . . . Veryl Schult . . . Elizabeth Stickley . . . Elizabeth Teepf. . . . Dorothy Tripp . . . Katherine Wassmann. For its professional theme this year the chapter chose “Consumer Education” and has developed it by reports of members, book reviews, and outside speakers. In Janu- ary a joint banquet with Phi Delta Kappa was held. The speaker and guest of honor was Dr. Charles Judd. [ 189 ] The Alpha Chapter of the District of Columbia Officers George Neely Henning President Henry Grattan Doyle Vice-President Wood Gray Secretary Florence Marie Mears Treasurer Lowell Joseph Ragatz Historian Charter Members Theodore J. Abernethy . . . Joseph Q. Adams . . . Errett C. Albritton . . . William S. Anderson . . . Ralph W. Harris . . . Robert W. Boiavell . . . Stephen Brunauer . . . George M. Churchill . . . Charles S. Collier . . . James L. Collins . . . Wilson M. Compton . . . William W. Diehl . . . Harry F. Dowling . . . Henry G. Doyle . . . Rollo E. Dyer . . . Nathanael H. Engle . . . John P. Foley, Jr. . . . Charles W. Gerstf.nberg . . . William J. Humphreys . . . Marian W. Kies . . . Zigmond M. Lebensoiin . . . Colin M. Mackall . . . Charles R. Mann . . . Cloyd H. Marvin . . . Florence M. Mears . . . Howard M. Merriman . . . Gail L. Miller . . . Edith E. Mortensen . . . Walter K. Myers . . . Saul C. Oppenheim . . . Richard N. Owens . . . Leland W. Parr . . . Lowell J. Ragatz . . . Winifred Richmond . . . William C. Ruediger . . . Raymond J. Seecer . . . Spencer Gordon . . . Wood Gray . . . Robert F. Griggs . . . Gilbert Grosvenor . . . Mabel H. Grosvenor . . . Charles R. L. Halley . . . John H. Hanks . . . Ira B. Hansen . . . Bernard L. Hardin, Jr. . . . George N. Henning . . . Edward H. Sehrt . . . Charles S. Smith . . . Roscoe R. Spencer . . . Wendell P. Stafford . . . George W. Stone, Jr. . . . James H. Taylor . . . James W. Watts . . . Alfred A. Wheat . . . William A. Wilbur . . . Douclas E. Wilson. Members in Course Thomas Brooks . . . George Brown . . . Edwin Cage . . . Preston Cloud . . . Earl Eisenhardt . . . Beverly Emmery . . . Richard Evans . . . Jack Harlan . . . Mark Lepper . . . Laura Phillips . . . William Pierson . . . Alice West . . . Charles Wise, Jr. On February 22, 1938, a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa was installed at the University by Frank Pierrepont Graves, President of the United Chapters of Phi Beta Kappa, and William Allison Shimer, Secretary of the United Chapters. This advancement, long sought by George Washington and other local institutions, is a recognition of the high standards of the University. Phi Beta Kappa is the oldest of the Greek letter socie- ties, requiring for membership not only high scholarship, but character, a true love of learning, and the promise of valuable contributions to society. [ 190 ] 1191] Front row: Garcau, Carr. Froyd. Downey, Crump. Randall, Staubly, Lohncs. Second row: Link, Mikus- zewski, Baker. Woolard, Evans. Beane, Sommer, Robertson. Third row: Parsons, Matson, Thomas. Frye, Simmers. Rixse, Jones, Rhine. Fourth row: Johnston. Theta Tau (National Professional Engineering Fraternity) Founded at University of Minnesota, October 15. 1904. Gamma Beta Chapter in- stalled March 16. 1935. FRATRES IN FACULTATE Norman B. Ames . . . Frank A. Hitchcock Publication : “The Gear of Theta Tau.” Active Chapters: Twenty - three. Color t: Dark Red and Gold. Flower: Jacqueminot Rose. OFFICERS George Rhine President Bernard Benson Secretary Charles Mikuszewski Vice-President Ira Jones Treasurer FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE Edward Baker . . . John Beane . . . Bernard Benson . . . Russell Carr . . . Maxwell Christopher . . . Paul Downey . . . John Evans . . . Lawrence Froyd . . . Charles Gareau ... Ira Jones . . . Harold Link . . . George Lohnes . . . Raymond Matson . . . Charles Mikuszewski . . . Robert Morgan . . . John Parsons . . . Joseph Ragan . . . George Rhine . . . John Rixse, Jr. . . . James Robertson, Jr. . . . Harold Sangster . . . Kenneth Sommer . . . Edward Thomas NEOPHYTES Warren Crump . . . William Frye . . . Thomas Johnston, Jr. . . . August Millard . . . Bert Randall . . . Richard Simmers . . . Bruce Woolard During the past year Gamma Beta Chapter enjoyed a number of banquets, the most notable of which was the Anniversary Banquet held in March. A spring formal was given at the Continental Hotel in April and was well attended by both actives and alumni. Included in the social activities were a weiner roast and a summer party at Sherwood Forest. Mr. George Otis Sanford. Superintendent of Maintenance and Operations of the Bureau of Reclamation, was initiated as the first honorary member of the chapter last October . [ 192 ] Back row: Lecraw, Adams. McAdams. Morgan. Pearson. Hall. Rucker. Love, Shimp. Weise, Power, Mullins. Evans. Prosen. Front row: Martin, Hague. Pope, Brasted, Melpolder. Kanelopoulos, Hartough Alpha Chi Sigma f National Professional Chemical Fraternity) Founded at University of Wisconsin. December 11, 1902. Alpha Pi Chapter installed December 4. 1926. Active Chapters: Forty-six. FRATRES IN FACULTATE Publications: “The Hexa- gon.” “The Alpha Pi- Pet,” and “The Wash- ington Professional Grad- uate.” Co ' ors: Dc ' p Blue and Chrome Yellow. Flower Red Carnation. Joseph A. Ambler . . . Walter B. Kunz . . . Colin M. Mackall . . . Charles R. Naeser . . . Joseph H. Roe . . . Benjamin D. Van Evera . . . Vincent Du Vtgneaud . . . Samuel Wrenn OFFICERS Robert Brasted President John Hague Chester Pope Vice President Arthur Kanelopoulos Secretary Treasurer FRATRES IN UNIVERSITATE Edmond Adams . . . James Allison . . Curtis Backus . . . Robert Brasted . . . Carrol Cassil . . . John Crocker Guy Ervin . . . Richard Evans . . Charles Gordon . . John Hague . James Hall . . . Donald Hanley . . . Howaid Hartough . . . Howard Higbie . . . Arthur Kanelopoulos . . . James Kettering . . . John Lecraw . . . Robert Linehan . . Orville Loeffler . . . Howard Love . . . Albert Martin . . . Eugene McAdams . . . Frank Melpolder . . . Francis Minor . . . James Morgan . . . Harold Mullin . . . Thomas O’Brien . . . Robert O’Conner . . . William Pearson . . . Chester Pope . . . Roger Power . . . Edward Prosen . . . Elmer Rucker . . William Sager . . . Paul Schaeffer . . . Russel Settle . . . James Shimp . . . John Stark . . . Edward Stiener . . . Peter Valear . . . Ernest Weise NEOPHYTES Wilfred Champlain . . Walter Clark . . . Charles Friede . . . George Petretic . . . Alfred Talvitie . . . Charles Walden . . Richard Whetstone . . . Geoffry Woodard Numerous speakers were sponsored at the smokers held in downtown hotels with the professional chemists of the city A banquet was given jointly by the University of Maryland Chapter and the Professional Chapter in December. On December 11. the largest pledging and one of the largest initiations was held. I 19 1 (Professional Geological Sorority) Founded at University of Oklahoma. 1920. Epsilon Chapter installed June 21. 1931. Alida Hakf.r . . . . Harriet Bundick . . Frances Johnson . . Active Chapters: Five. Colon: Burnt Umber and French Blue. Flower: Blue Sweet Pea. OFFICERS . . President Pice-President . . Secretary Beulah Drake Treasurer Marguerite Matthews 4 rchivist- Historian SORORES IN UnIVERSITATE Alida Baker . . . Harriet Bundick . . . Beulah Drake . . . Frances Johnson . . . Marguerite Matth ews Alumnae Helene Aldrich . . . Elaine Arnaud . . . Louise Baxley . . . Hazel Borden . . . Edna Davis . . . Susan Futterkr . . . Frances Harlan . . . Elizabeth Kehoe . . . Lou ella Lowe . . . Helen Masson . . . Bessie Pitts . . . Lorena Pitts . . . Margaret Prim m . . . Angela Schoenherr . . . Pauline Stretton . . . Emma Thom . . . Frances Willoughby . . . Grace Willoughby The membership of Chi Upsilon is composed of students who have completed at least fifteen semester hours of geology with an average of B or over. The purpose of the sorority is to aid and encourage students of geology in their work and to continue and promote friendly relationships among the women interested in geology after they have left the University. An anniversary dinner in June, 1937, at the Anchorage celebrated six years’ activity of the Epsilon Chapter of Chi Upsilon. In February a valentine party was given and thirteen students from the University were entertained by Dan Cupid and humorously tested on their knowledge of geology. Business meetings are held once a month during the school year and are followed by a social hour and refreshments. The sorority sponsors lectures at the University of geology or on allied sciences, to which all students interested in geology are invited, and has field trips and picnics for the purpose of hunting fossils. The members of the sorority were invited to attend the luncheon at the American Association of University Women’s Clubs given for the ladies who attended the conven- tion of the Geological Society of America, held in Washington, D. C., the last week in December, 1937. Miss Florence Bascom, dean of women geologists as a profession, was the principal speaker. Members were also privileged to attend the reception at the White House, the reception at the Mexican Embassy and the Pick and Hammer show, “I’d Rather Be Bright,” staged by the Geological Society of Washington for the enter- tainment of those attending the convention. t 194 ] Back row: Edmunds. Talmige, Laxton, Cluff, Miller. Bissel, Christoferson. Harvey. Emshwiller, Devonald. Willey. Mver. Fndinger. Barber Sisson. Front row: Maycock, Dr. Kennedy, Dyke, Dr. A. Rex Johnson, National Vice-President; Knott, Professor Boyd, Dr. Owens Alpha Kappa Psi ( National Professional Commerce Fraternity) Founded at New York Uni- versity ' . October 5. 1904. Beta Mu installed May 6. 1933. Publications. “The Diary”; “Beta Muser.” Active Chapters: Forty- five. Colors: Gold and Navy Blue. Flower: Yellow Tea Rose. FRATRES IN FACULTATE Orton W. Boyd . . . Ralph D. Kennedy . . . Richard N. Owens . . . H. W. Witcover OFFICERS Irvin Dyke President Frederick Barber William Knott Vice-President John Maycock . George Harvey Master of Rituals Secretary Treasurer FRATRES IN UN1VERSITATE Frederick Barber . . . Howard Bissell . . . Herbert Christoferson . . . Harvey Cluff ... Ira Devonald . . . Irvin Dyke . . . John Emshwiller . . . Arthur Fridinger . . . George Harvey . . . Charles Keifer . . . William Knott . . . John Maycock . . . Frank Miller . . . Paul Myer . . . Norman Sims, Jr. . . . Clinton Sisson . . . Henry Talmage . . . Grant Van Demark . . . Edward Wilkie . . . Robert Willey NEOPHYTES James Edmunds . . . Frederick Hanscom . . . William Laxton . . . James Rice, Jr. . . . John Wnuczek A professional fraternity in commerce, Alpha Kappa Psi holds open meetings on the first and third Wednesdays of each month, alternating between invited speakers and round table discussions. The purpose of the professional program is to make available to the student practical information in the fields of business administration, accounting, finance, and economics. During the current year, the local chapter has received high commendation from national headquarters because of the consistently brilliant meetings which it has held since its organization. I 195 ] Top row: Mike, Sheard. Yanovsky. Second row: Wilcox, Livingston. Phi Pi Epsilon (Professional Foreign Service Sorority) Founded at George Wash- ington University, Feb- ruary 5, 1931. Alpha Chapter installed Feb ruary 5, 1931. Active Chapters: One. Flower: Gardenia. Colors: Dark Blue and White. Mbs. John Donaldson, Sponsor. Officers Isabella Counselmant . . President Katherine Murphy . Vice-President Elizabeth Mike . Secretary-Treasurer SORORES IX U-KIVERSITATB Isabella Counselman . . . Frances Crawford . . . Nyal Dokken . . . Pocahontas Eskew . . . Marjory Harrison . . . Marcia Lamb . . . Eleanor Livingston . . . Elizabeth Mike . . . Verna Mohagen . . . Katherine Murphy . . . Carey Sheard . . . Dorothy Smith . . . Helen Sunderman . . Ruth Yanovsky Neophytes Ann Hamm . . . Winifred Wilcox . . . Esther Yanovsky The sorority was founded for the purpose of creating a group interested, among the women of the Uni- versity. in the fields of foreign service and foreign commerce. Those eligible for membership must have completed two years in the University and must be interested in the fields relating to public or foreign service. Contacts are made from time to time with prominent people in these fields. The most outstanding event of the year was the entertaining of Ruth Bryan Owen Rhodes, former Ambassador to Denmark. Mrs. Rhodes is an honorary member of the sorority. [ 196 1 Top row: Fadden, Lerch, Doty. Second row: Henderson. PHI DELTA GAMMA ( National Fraternity for Graduate IFomen) Founded at University of Maryland. December 14. 1922. Beta Chapter installed June. 1927. Publication: “Phi Delta Gamma Journal.’ Active Chapters: Nine. Colors: Gold, White and Black. Flower: Yellow Rose. SORORES IN FACULTATE Ruth Coyner . . . Gretchen Rogers Officers Sara Lerch Helen Fadden Clara Hiller Mary Henderson President . . . . Vice-President . . . Secretary Treasurer SORORES IN UNIVERSITATE Josephine Ayre . . . Frances Carnes . . . Helen Fadden . . . Elizabeth Fiehlen . . . Florence Fr itz . . . Mary Henderson . . . Clara Hiller . . . Sara Lerch . . . Helen Trembley . . . Irma White Top row: Allen. Padley, Chnstopherson . Hoyt. Second row: Wilbur, Gariick, Hill, Lucas. Third row: Huber, Beyer, Lewis, Parker. f 198 ] DELTA PHI EPSILON (National Professional Foreign Service Fraternity) Founded at Georgetown Uni- versity, January 25. 1920. Eta Chapter installed De cemher 15, 1929. Publication: “Eta News.” Active Chap ten: Seven. Colon: Black and Gold. Fratres in Facultate Arthur E. Burns . . . Alan T. Deibert . . . John Donaldson . . . George N. Henning . . . James O. Murdock Officers David Hoyt President Henry Allen Vice-President Frederick Padley, Jr Secretary Olaf Christoph erson Treasurer Edwin Tomlinson Librarian-Historian Frederick Joss . . National Vice-President Fratres in Universitate Glenn Beyer . . . Sidney Cross . . . Morton Dodge . . . Kenneth Failor . . . Robert Garlick . . . James Hobbs . . . Rudolph Huber . . . Ernest Kausch . . . Walter Lewis . . . James Lewis . . . Graham Lucas . . . Malcolm Smith . . . Charles Walstrom . . Marvin Wilbur Neophyte R obert Kuppers Eta Chapter of Delta Phi Epsilon is composed of students and members of the faculty of George Washington University who have a special interest in foreign service. From time to time an attempt is made to broaden the members’ knowledge of this career through contact with speakers from the several diplomatic missions stationed in Wash- ington and with citizens of this countrv who are engaged in some phase of foreign affairs. I 199 J A C I I u MRS. CLOYD HECK MARVIN Officers Mrs. Cloyd Heck Marvin President Margaret Pepper First Vice-President Mrs. Joseph Cox Second Vice-President Mrs. Edgar Woolard Recording Secretary Mrs. Robert Leigh ey Corresponding Secretary Helen Neuman . . . Assistant Corresponding Secretary Mrs. Lydia Ramos Treasurer Mrs. Edwin B eh rend Assistant Treasurer Jessie Coope Historian Founded in 1894 under the leadership of Miss Mary Charlotte Priest, A.B. 1893, A.M. 1901, Columbian Women is the largest and most active women’s organization in the George Washington University. The advancement of women in educational work has been for many years one of the principal objectives of the Columbian Women. A substantial scholarship fund has been built up from life membership dues and a large number of scholarships have been granted to women students in the University. The organization has always maintained close contact with the University Administra- tion and gives its full support to the promotion of all interests of the University. The following are eligible for active membership: Any woman who for one year has been a regularly registered student in the University, provided she shall have received credit for thirty hours of work; any woman member of the Faculties, Council, or Board of Trustees; any woman on the Administrative Staff; the wife or recognized head of the household of any member of the Faculties, Council, Board of Trustees, or the Administrative Staff; and any woman recipient of an honorary degree from the University. Graduate women students and wives of graduate men students are eligible for associate membership, having all privileges and obligations of membership except those of voting and holding office. I 202 1 THE GENERAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION To the Class of 1938, the General Alumni Asso- ciation extends greetings aiu j a W arm invitation to join in the work of the Association for the future of the University and the strengthening of personal ties among its graduates. A continuing interest in the University should he a part of the heritage of every graduate, and the alumni organizations are the channels which give direction and expression to this interest. They are a means through which alumni and ex-students may join in extending and increasing the investment which their years at the University have given them. Alumni Clubs located in various government de- partments and in cities throughout the country and abroad, afford the graduate direct contact with other alumni and are often of personal benefit to the young alumnus establishing himself in a new location. Professional Groups — Law, Medicine, Library Science, Engineering — tend to bring together member of the same profession with resulting benefit to the professional schools of the University and to themselves. HUGH H. CLEGG The George Washington University Alumni Organizations Hugh H. Clegg President Lester A. Smith Executive Secretary The Professional Groups Group President The Law Association E. Hilton Jackson The Medical Society Dr. Thomas C. Thompson The Library Science Alumni Association Sarah Ann Jones The Engineer Alumni Association Edwin Alexis Schmitt Club President Arkansas .... Julius A. Tellier Baltimore Judge Harvey C. Bickel Chicago .... Paul G. Dallwig Cincinnati . . Dr. David R. Covei.l Cleveland . . . Frank S. Whitcomb Dallas Harold M. Young Denver . . Comdr. Leslie E. Bratton Detroit .... Franklin C. Knock K ansas City Edward L. Scheufler Los Angeles Kenneth C. Wiseman Milwaukee Dr. Elf.anore Cushing N ebraska Olaf W. Osnes President New York . . Dr. Fritz von Briesen Oklahoma City . . Angelo C. Scott Philadelphia . William E. Zimmerman Philippine Islands Prof. Lino J. Castillejo Puerto Rico . Dr. Ramon Ruiz-Nazario Richmond . . Dr. John A. Rollings St. Louis . . . Rev. Kari. M. Block San Francisco William S. Graham Toledo LaDow Johnston Tulsa .... Theodore Rinehart Utah .... Dr. William F. Beer The Regional Alumni Clubs Club The Government Clubs Club President Club President Interior Club Samuel J. Flickingf.r Internal Revenue Club, Arthur C. Perry Justice Club . . . How ard P. Locke ( 203 ] Top to u: Mac?. Rochelle. A tics Bailey. Evans. Johnston. Second Russell, Na h, Harmon, Baart Warson. Kendrick. Third ton: Marapao, Livingston, Mitchell, Lee. Bill Rochelle Dorothy Ames I he Student Council Officers . . . President Alice Bailey . . Vice-President Howard Mace . Secretary T reasurer Members Katherine Baart Bob Evans Barbara Harmon Fred Haskell Tom Johnston John Kendrick Wayne Kniffen Robert Lee Marjorie Lipske Eleanor Livingston Murial Merelman Mary Jo Mitchell Mary Lou Nash Francis Otey Stuart Russell Arman Salturelli Carolyn Watson Division of Fine Arts . . . Senior Courier ... W. A. A School of Government Engineering, Council Cue and Curtain Men ' s Independents Interfratermty Council Glee Club Pan-Hellenic Council . . Education Council Publications Junior College Council Pharmacy Debate . . . Men ' s Athletics Columbian Council f 204 1 Tap row: Gareau. Taylor, Rixse, Beane. Crump. Second row:!. Froyd, Johnston. Wetzel. Rhine. The Engineers ' Council Officers Benjamin Taylor .... President Warren Crump Secretary Charles Gareau . . . Vice-President Lawrence Froyd .... Treasurer John Beane, Jr. . . Social Chairman Delegates to the Council Theta Tau S ' ujma Tau George Rhine Benjamin Taylor John Beane, Jr. Charles Mikuszewski Thomas Johnston American Society of Mechanical Engineers Lawrence Froyd Charles Gareau American Society of Civil Engineers Warren Crump William Wetzel American Institute of Electrical Engineers John Rlyse, Jr. Edgar Parsons The Engineers Council is an organization of eleven students consisting of two delegates chosen from the five Engineering societies and fraternities, the A. S. M. E., the A. S. C. E., the A. I. E. E. t Theta Tau and Sigma Tau, and the Engineering representative to the Student Council. It was organized in 1932 to act as a governing and coordinating body to the students of the Engineering School. To this end the Engineers’ Council sponsor three social functions each ear: The Engineers’ Mixer in the Fall, the Engineers’ Ball during the Winter, and the Engineers’ Banquet in the Spring. [ 205 ] Top row: Trhas, Kendrick, McGraw. Second row: Brennan Cue and Curtain Officers John Kendrick President Virginia Teh as Vice-President Jane McGraw Secretary Manning Alden Business Manager Eduard Schnitman Production Manager Joe Brennan Publicity Manager W. Haves Yeager Faculty Adviser With the opening of the first term Edward Stevlingson was still pres- ident of the organization, with Sue Slater acting as secretary. By the close of the term these two felt the need of new blood in the club and resigned in favor of John Kendrick and Jane McGraw. There has been a complete reorganization of the club this year and though major productions were dispensed with for the spring term, with new life in- jected into its Board Cue and Curtain will soon be beyond any heights ever before attained. [ 206 1 " THE WHITEHEADED BOY " by Lennox Robinson Director, MARVIN BEERS Set Designed by E. P. SCHNITMAN Cast Mrs. Geoghegan Mimi Norton Her Children: George Richard Boulger Peter Grant Shirk Kate Sylvia Staves Jake Agnes Ryman Baby Rita LaCombe Dennis Alan Dewey DONOUCH BroSNAN ( engaged to Jane) . Charles Grunwell John Duffy ( Chairman , Rural District Council ) .... Charles Corker Delia (his daughter, engaged to Dennis) . Nancy Hutchison Hannah (a servant ) Virginia Kibler Aunt Ellen Bettv Green George Washington University’s only dramatic club, Cue and Curtain, opened its 1 937-38 season with very high hopes of making it a banner year and one unequaled in the past. The fall production, staged December 3 and 4 in Wardman Park Theater, under the direction of Marvin Beers, while not very well attended by the student body, was nevertheless a fine attempt toward real dramatic art. Critics in the local papers gave the club many complimentary remarks in their reviews. The play, by Lennox Robinson, centered around the pampered youngest son of Mrs. Geoghegan, Dennis, whose every act of life was decided for him by his family. He was destined “by fate” to be a medic and was sent up to Dublin for the necessary preparation. While in school, “the whiteheaded boy,” who was draining the family coffers, paid little or no attention to his objective and repeatedly failed his medical board ex- aminations. The sacrifices made by the other members of the family in order to keep him in school were just about exhausted and unending difficulties arose. Finally Dennis decided he should take his future in his own hands and have no more of the family dictators. His decision led to further complications with his fiancee and her father. As a result of the pressure brought to bear on him he eloped with Delia and took a job working on the roads. At last on his own, he dismissed his past life of “drudgery” from his mind and looked happily into the future with his bride. [ 207 ] Men ' s Glee Club Rorfri II. Harmon Director First Tenors Gay nor Britt . . . Richard Coe . . . Jack Davis . . . Jack Embrey . . . W. G. Mc- Carthy . . . Donald Rush . . . O. K. Walkingstick . . . Gordon Webner Second Tenors Thomas Dowd . . . Randall Gardner . . . Melvin Law . . . John Meola . . . Joseph Nevvlin . . . Albert Powers . . . Vance Shiflett . . . Richard Simmers Baritones Harold Breithaupt . . . George Croft . . . Howard Dawson . . . Benedict Genua . . . Robert Hall . . . Iverson Hutton . . . Ardeshir Ir ani . . . Roberi Wagner . . . William Wright Basses Eugene Adelson . . . Hugh Allen . . . Robert Beatty . . . John Dorsey . . . J. G. Jacobsen . . . Robert Jarrett . . . Arthur Stewart . . . Allen Swayze . . . Paul Van Hem ere f 208 1 Back row: Brown, Nesom, Backenstoss. Scott, Leaphart, Baart, Mike, Dawson, McCullock, Kosson, Crocker. From row: Reed. Coulbourne, Bayly, Molster, Maginsky, Garner Women ' s Glee Club Robert H. Harmon Director First Sopranos Collis Allen . . . Emily Bayly . . . Luisa Coll . . . Marguerite Coulbourne . . . Elise Free . . . Marguerite Kletchka . . . Elizabeth Kosson . . . Mary Leaphart . . . Rosalyn Lovell . . . Ellen Nesom . . . Mary Pearson . . . Hallie Mae Reed . . . Agnes Ryman . . . Jane Smith Second Sopranos Mary Jane Backenstoss . . . Catherine Brown . . . Norma Cummiford . . . Amy Heilman . . . Barbara Hodce . . . Ruth Keeler . . . Teresa Milice . . . Anna Kay Molster . . . Elizabeth Mike . . . Edith Kenner . . . Frances Roffe . . . Betty Van Horn . . . Lillian Willett First Altos Marjorie Allen . . . Thelma Arnn . . . Katherine Baart . . . Josephine Bikrnan . . . Virginia Dawson . . . Marion Fowler . . . Jesse Gardner . . . Mari ha Green . . . Jane Reese . . . Jacqueline Scott . . . Elizabeth Whipple . . . Winifred Wilcox . . . Jean Yocum Second Altos Imogens Boalich . . . Justin a Brown . . . Sue Burnett . . . Miriam Casteel . . . Marcia Crocker . . . Margaret Dougherty . . . Betty Hayworth . . . Helen Holm . . . Marjorie Lipske . . . Florence Maginsky . . . Patricia Mayfield . . . Louise McCullock . . . Janice Norton . . . Susan Slater [ 209 I Top row: O ' Brien, Burch, Hollingsworth, Roller, Huddleston. Second row: Oppy, McDowell, Hoffman, Gaither, Green. Third row: MacMillan, Bedsworrh, Cobb. Colonial Campus Club Officers Jane Roller President Margaret Hollingsworth .... Pice- President Mary Elizabeth Burch Recording Secretary Edith Huddleston Corresponding Secretary Elizabeth O’Brien . . . Treasurer Patricia Oppy . . Sergrant-at-Arms Helen B. Lawrence . Faculty Adviser The purpose of the Colonial Campus Club is to create a greater spirit of friendship and cooperation among women students who are not affiliated with any social Greek- letter sorority. It gives them an opportunity to participate in intramurals and other campus activities in which they could not otherwise be included. The Club has two business meetings and two social meetings every month. In the past year, social activi- ties have included theater parties, club suppers, bicycle rides and Halloween and Christmas parties. Members Mary Elizabeth Burch . . . Ann Gaither . . . Naomi Green . . . Ethel Hoffman . . . Margaret Hollingsworth . . . Edith Huddleston . . . Ruth McMillan . . . Elizabeth O’Brien . . . Patricia Oppy . . . Jane Roller Pledges Estelle Bedsworth . . . Lil Dhu Cobb . . . Margaret McDowell [ 210 ] Front ton: Majure, M. , Lee, Hand, Douglas. Majure. L. Buck row: Brock, Pruitt, Sammons, Rees, Hess, Scurlock The Baptist Student Union Founded at George Washington University in 1927 Publications: “The Baptist Student Magazine”; “Tele-Flash”; “The Baptist Student Missionary.” Officers Edith Hand President Mary Lee . . . First Vice-President Robert Sammons, Second Vice-President Lucy Majure Third Vice-President Mary Catherine Majure .... Recording Secretary Lei. 1 A Hess . Corresponding Secretary Haley Scurlock .... Treasurer Howard Rees Frances Douglas . Extension Director Virginia Vaden Reporter John Brock . . . . . . . Sunday School Representative Hazel Pruitt Baptist Young People ' s Representative Ermes Knight, Director of the Baptist Student International Center Foundation Student Secretary The Baptist Student Union is the connecting link between the campus and the local Baptist churches. Through a cooperative program emphasizing the religious, educational, and social values, the organization seeks to enlist Baptist students into fellowship with all denominational enterprises both at home and abroad. Through a program of Christian friendliness which includes the observance of International Stu- dent Day and the Annual International Student Banquet, the Baptist Student Union promotes a spirit of good-will and mutual understanding among the many nationali- ties represented on the campus. 121 ! ] Martin, Dobson. Ksiazek. O ' Connor. Newman (Club Founded at University of Pennsylvania in 1894. George Washington Uni- versity Chapter installed, 1925. Publication: “Newman News.” Active Chapters: One hun- dred and ninety. Colors: Cardinal Red and Gold. Flower: Cardinal Rose. Purpose: The Newman Club has a threefold purpose: religious, educational, and social. Officers Thomas Dobson President Frank Thibadeau Vice-President Cecelia Ksiazf.k Recording Secretary Mary Martin .... Corresponding Secretary Aileen O’Connor Treasurer John Casey Sergeant-at-Arms Sara Mc.Grann Chairman of Advisory Board Dr. John Cartwright Chaplain Members Ruth Ashburn . . . Grace Boland . . . Delmar Boulger . . . Richard Boulger . . . Ruth Brewer . . . Kathryn Burke . . . Rita Burridge . . . John Casey . . . Alice Corridon . . . Margaret Corridon . . . Vinnie DeAngelis . . . Joseph Dechert . . . Thomas Dobson . . . James Donoghue . . . Verda Dougherty . . . John Driscoll . . . Beverly Emmert . . . Mary Fanning . . . James Rood . . . Marie Fort . . . Frank Hargy . . . Amelia Harrell . . . John Hiegel . . . Helen Holm . . . Mary Jarboe . . . Gertrude Kaufman . . . Edward Kiley . . . Kathryn King . . . Cecelia Ksiazek . . . Joseph Loftus . . . Theodore Loring . . . Thomas McCarthy . . . Mary Mies . . . Mary Miller . . . Margaret Mills . . . James Morgan . . . Annette Mulligan . . . James O’Brien . . . Edward O’Connell . . . Aileen O’Connor . . . Jerry O’Leary . . . John Philippsen . . . William Prvrvaznik . . . Frances Praught . . . Rita Raley . . Bettie Renner . . . Rosemary Rcpetti . . . Michael Ridge . . . Albert Rinehart . . . Milton Schellenberg . . . Dorothy Shanafelt . . . Helen Skolianik . . . John Slattery . . . John Solimini . . . Elizabeth Somers . . . Chester Surba . . . Marjorie Taylor . . . Iris Tomasulo . . . Ann Ward . . . Margaret Wyvill . . . Phil Young . . . Victoria Zackman . . . Fulvio Zingoro The Newman Club is a Catholic organization having for its primary purpose the dissemination of Catholic culture and fellowship. Educational topics are presented at meetings by prominent members of the Catholic clergy and laity. In addition, the Club held a reception for all Catholic students in October and Communion breakfasts in January and May. Newmanism is international in scope. [ 212 ] CHRISTIAN SCIENCE ORGANIZATION " Wisdom is the principal thing; therefore get wisdom: and with all thy getting get understanding.” Proverbs 4:7. Mary Baker Eddy, the Discoverer and Founder of Christian Science, pro- vided in the Manual of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts, that students and faculty members in col- leges and universities may form Christian Science Organizations, if the rules of the university permit. The Christian Science Organization at The George Washington University, founded in the fall of 1931, is one of sixty-one similar organizations located throughout the world and established under this provision. The purpose of the Organization is to aid University students in obtaining a more comprehensive understanding of education and service, a greater spiritual development and a life consecrated through the study and application of this Science in all branches of University activities. Regular meetings are held at 8:10 P.M., in Columbian House, the first and third Thursdays of each month during the school year. The annual reception to w hich all students and faculty members interested in Christian Science are invited, was held in November. Major Charles Christenbury, formerly one of the faculty at Columbia University, spoke on the application of Christian Science to university life. Mr. Gavin W. Allan, C.S.B., member of the Board of Lectureship of The Mother Church, The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Boston, Massachusetts, delivered a lecture entitled " Christian Science — The Science of Government,” on February 11, 1938, in Corcoran Hall. There are available in the University library authorized books and period- icals on Christian Science including the international daily newspaper — The Christian Science Monitor . L 213 i Back row: Gnam, Bollinger, Stewart, Barnes, Crampton, Parker, I.eaphart, Marshall, Mulligan. Front row: Brower, bagleson, Kimbrough, Fears, Williams, Norton, Gustafson. The Hiding Club Officers Mary Fears President La urie Hess . . . Alumni Adviser Roger Power .... Vice-President Capt. E. A. Kane Class Instructor Frances Cisna Secretary-Treasurer Major A. W. Roffe . Special Adviser Members Geraldine Barnes . . . Phyllis Barnes . . . Betty Bates . . . Theresa Bollinger . . . Jane Brower . . . Frances Cisna . . . Grace Cox . . . Hilda Crampton . . . Gyneth Eagleson . . . Laura Ellis . . . Mary Fears . . . Lois Fisk . . . Mary Foscue . . . Corine Gelwick . . . James Gnam . . . Esther Gustafson . . . Clare Hall . . . Jerry Hitchcock . . . Lela Hulett . . . Wyllia Hulett . . . Bud Johnson . . . Carmen Kimbrough . . . Mary Leaphart . . . Jane Marshall . . . Tracy Mulligan . . . Minerva Norton . . . Henrietta Parker . . . Louise Porter . . . Roger Power . . . Don Rush . . . Carl Sandberg . . . Francis Scott . . . Kay Simpson . . . Catherine Stewart . . . Dorothy Si ilwf.ll . . . Ernestine Vigil . . . Don Weber . . . Gertrude Weitzel . . . Loraine Williams . . . Jule Wilson . . . Irene Wright . . . Dean Zinn. Equitation classes once a week; business meetings once a month; monthly lectures by prominent horsemen; social meetings once a month, including parties and a dance; moonlight rides; weekly Sunday morning rides; cross-country rides for advanced group followed by breakfast; group attendance at Fort Mver exhibition drills, horse shows, and motion pictures at War and Navy Building. The University horse show held May 22, at Meadowbrook Saddle Club climaxed the year’s activi ties. [ 214 ] Back row : Weiner, Akers. Macklin, Lynn, Chapman. Rodtbaugh, Tomlinson. Lindner, West, Goolsby, Katz, Wood. Front row : Pitt. Pack, Schmidt, Vogeding, Nold Library Science Club Marguerite Pack . . . Marguerite Vogeding Laud Pitt . . Officers President . . . Vice-President Secretary - T reasurer Faculty Members John R. Mason . . . Alfred F. Schmidt . . . Adelaide Basse Members Edna Akers . . . Katheryne Chapman . . . Mabelle Cutting . . . Delight Dicker- man . . . Rebecca Fowler . . . Madge Goolsby . . . Clara Hanson . . . Reva Katz . . . Florence King . . . Mildred Lindner . . . Marjorie Lynn . . . Jean Macklin . . . Marguerite Matthews . . . Newman McGirr . . . Marie Nold . . . Marguerite Pack . . . Laud Pitt . . . Louise Rodibaugh . . . Lawrence Tomlinson . . . Marguerite Voceding . . . Minnie Weiner . . . Linda West . . . Eleanor Wood. [ 215 ] Bjck r » Wythe, Barnard, Young, Burnett. Bernard, Busick, Molster. Doyle, Andrescn, Backenstoss, Gibwood, Obear, Griswold, Tavenner, Fukui Speer. Roberts. Front ran: Professor Delbert, Potter, Gramer, Sears, Hoyt, Brainerd JLe Cercle Francais Universitaire Founded at George Washington University in 1930 Colors: White and Gold Flower: Fleur-de-lis Faculty Advisers Irene Cornwell . . . Alan Deiberi Officers James Granier President Marion Sears Secretary Rae Potter .... Vice-President David Hoyt Treasurer Members Paul Anderson . . . Jane Backenstoss . . . Elizabeth Barnard . . . Henri Barnard . . . A. W. Bigwood . . . Frances Brainerd . . . Elizabeth Burnett . . . Chris Busik . . . Donald Christie . . . Robert Doyle . . . Eito Fukui . . . James Granier . . . Betty Griswold . . . Charles Gru swell . . . David Hoyt . . . Legare Obear . . . Anna Kay Molster . . . Rae Potter . . . Helen Roberts . . . Winifred Ross . . . Marion Sears . . . James Speer, 2nd . . . John Spence . . . Elsa Tavenner . . . Robert Willey . . . Zoe Wythe . . . Philip Young. The organization of Le Cercle Francais Universitaire was motivated by the interest in French literature, life and language on the part of students and their professors. It had its beginning about eight years ago with informal luncheons. The activities this year have comprised guest speakers, short French plays rendered b the members, French games and banquets. [ 216 ] Top row: Agpaoa, Sepe. Marte, Mates. Second row : Marapao, Agutlar, Butuyan. Dionolo. Philippines! an Society Founded at George Washington University, September 20, 1922 Colors: Gold and Blue Flower: American Beauty Tomas Dionolo . . . . Joaquin Mates . . Gonzalo Marte Pedro Acpaoa Officers President Vice-President Secretary T reasurer Fratres in Universitate Pedro Agpaoa . . . Miguel Aguilar . . . Catalino Ares . . . Helena Benitez . . . Emilio Butuvan . . . Tomas Dionolo . . . Simon Marapao . . . Gonzalo Marte . . . Joaquin Mates . . . Benito Sepe. An Inaugural Dance in honor of the new officers was held in November at the Student Club. [217 J r h THE STUDENT LIFE COMMITTEE DEWITT BENNETT Chiiirman DeWitt Bennett Chairman Faculty Members Vinnie G. Barrows Max Farrington . B. Garnett, Jr. Elmer L. Kayser Student Council Members William Rochelle Dorothy Ames Alice Bailey [ 218 ] Howard Mace Geraldine Dillman William Gausmann A very successful innovation this year of the Varsity Debate Team was the Intercollegiate Debate Symposium held on March 25 at George Washington. Senator Elbert D. Thomas presided. Teams from Cornell, Puerto Rico, Vir- ginia, and George Washington debated the question of " American Foreign Policy with Respect to Neutrality and War.” Audience questioning and dis- cussion followed the speaking. Other outstanding debates were those held with the English team from Oxford and Cambridge, and the teams from the University of Melbourne and the University of Pennsylvania. Two radio debates were given with the Columbian University team over station WNCA in New York City and with the Swarthmore College team over station WIP in Philadelphia. An unusual honor for the team was the publishing of the Princeton Debate in " The University Debaters Annual for 1938-39” and of the Debate Sym- posium, in full, in the " Yearbook of College Debating for 1938-39.” Members of the debate team were: George Pughe, John Dootson, Wayne Kniffen, John Southmayd, George Sheva, Wendell Anderson, and Charles Corker. WOMEN ' S DEBATE Several trips were taken this year by the Women’s Debate Team — one to the Model Senate at Colgate University where Betty Green was elected president of the Senate for next year, and one to Randolph-Macon. Besides these debates other opponents included teams from Pittsburgh, Co- lumbus, West Virginia and Maryland Universities and Trinity and William Jewell Colleges. Members of the debate team were: Evelyn Morris, Betty Green, Dorothy Ames, Mildred Vierling, Marjorie Lipske, Mary Norman West, and Phoebe Beall. The question used was: Resolved that the National Labor Relations Board Should Be Empowered to Enforce Arbitration of All Industrial Dis- putes. FBESHMAN DEBATE Important debates for the Freshman Debate Team included those against Western High School, American University, and the Y. M. C. A. Freshmen who participated in the debates were: Roye Lowry, Elsie Carper, Irwin Nathanson, Michael McKool, James Klaassi, Irma Naiman, and Florence Haves. Effective next year will be the new student debating organizations which will wor k with the Public Speaking Department through the student managers of Men’s, Women’s, and Freshman Debate. [ 219 ] JOHN R. LAPHAM HENRY WILLIAM HERZOG Publications Council John Raymond Lapham John A. McIntire Henry William Herzog . . . Robert Campbell Starr . . Marcelle Le Men ager Lane Winfield Rankin . . . . Mary Jo Mitchell . . . Robert Lineman Chairman . . . Faculty Member Graduate Manager Alumni Member Alumni Member Student Member Student Member Student Member Linehan. Mitchell. Lane. Rankin l 220 ] The Cherry Tree Board of Editors Mary Jo Mitchell Editor Frank T. Mitchell Business Manager Virginia Tehas Esther Yanovsky Elizabeth Griswold Sterlinc Wright Wright, Griswold, Yanovsky, Tehas [221 ] J ' op row: Macc, Livingston. Leavitt, Stephens, Gehan. Second row: Evans, Coffman, Sickler, Harmon Senior Staff The Cherry Tree In 1891 the first yearbook published by the students of George Washington University, at that time Columbian College, was titled, " The Columbian.” This publication was a small booklet of only sixty-six pages. However, it grew steadily in size and improvement until in 1905 it had become an imposing leather-bound volume of 360 pages called " The Mall.” Three years later it assumed its present name of " The Cherry Tree.” Successive staffs of " The Cherry Tree” have attempted to make it an interesting and reliable chronicle of the student life and activities at the University. The book is distributed the first week in May. £ 222 ] JUNIOR STAFF Top row: Barnard. Heilman, Livingston. Spector, Spaulding. Hill. Second row: McCabe, Merz, Roller. Ames, Black. Morin. Third row: Breed, Smith, Roffe. Davis, Blankenbaker . Burnett. Fourth row: Walkingstick, Blackwell. McCall, Collins. Allen. Shulman. Fifth row: Stengel. Smallwood. Bayly, Kerr. Leaphart. Matchett. Sixth row: McNeese, Brown [ 223 1 THE CHEERY TREE STAFF Marjorie Allen Betty Lee Brown Arthur Coffman Sally Anderson Virginia Birkby Imogene Boalich Dorothy Ames Marian Carpenter Dan Dotson b ' mei. ie Black Hazel Blankfn baker Sue Burnett El wood Davis Courtney King Brown Lingamielter Barbara Hanford Frank Kerr Patricia Lawrence Betty Barnard Emily Bayly Marjorie Beall Doris Blackwell Ethel Broome Rita Fogle ORGANIZATIONS Virginia Tehas, Editor Gretchen Hill Marie McNeese Mary Frances Merz SENIOR CLASS Mary Jane Livingston, Editor Helen Carstarphen Elaine Heiskell Eleanor Livingston Minerva Norton FEATURES Kathryn Gehan, Editor Roy Collins Fred D’Elia MEN’S SPORTS Howard Mace, Editor Tom McCall WOMEN’S SPORTS Barbara Harmon, Editor Ella Jean Henneberger Jane Mann Hortensb Morin BUSINESS Frank Mitchell, Manager Ward McCabe Barbara Page ART Betty Griswold, Editor Elizabeth O’Brien Mary Pierson George Rarby PHOTOGRAPHY Sterling Wright. Editor James Gnam SOCIETY Julia Evans, Editor Marjorie McLean COPY AND STENOGRAPHY Esther Yanovsky, Editor Amy Heilman Barbara Hodge Ruth Leavitt Madelaine Matchett Helen McNeil Virginia McWhirt Lee Moser Frances Roffe Joanne Smith Charlotte Pool Louise Stengel Annie Gray White Augustus Johnson Archib Wilson Speed Stanton Hazel Smallwood Jeanne Spaulding Minerva Spector Di e: Shepherd Howard Walkingstick Homer Wick Jane Roller Jack Shulman Mary Lou Nash Virginia Rightor Barbara Schmitt Eleanor Sherburne Anne Thomas Jeannette Vaught Marthena Williams l 22« 1 Winfield Rankin Paul Yost Howard Ennes Editor, Second Semester Business Manager Editor, First Semester The University Hatchet BOARD OF EDITORS Howard Ennes John Daugherty . . . Howard Mace . . . Winfield Rankin First Semester Editor . . . Associate Editor . . Associate Editor Associate Editor Winfield Rankin . . . Frank Ford Burnet . John Daugherty Howard Ennes Howard Mace Second Semester Editor . . . Associate Editor Associate Editor Associate Editor Associate Editor Macc, Daugherty, Burnet l 22 ] SENIOR STAFF Top row: Evans. Wright. Harmon. Moore, Shulman. StconJ row: Linehan, Wallace, Carstaiphen, McCall Jahn, The University Hatchet During 1937-38 The Hatchet stepped far from its exclusive field of journal- ism into fields of literary, symphonic, photographic, and medical endeavor, while at the same time taking the first steps toward development of a " modern news- paper” and playing host to representatives of some 36 college newspapers at the annual spring convention of the Intercollegiate Newspaper Association. Extra-journalistically, The Hatchet ' s work included presentation, in coopera- tion with the Symphony Club, of a series of summer symphonic programs known as the " Yard Concerts” which drew a large portion of the Summer Sessions students into attendance; publication twice during the fall semester, in coopera- tion with the Literary Club, of a page of literary and critical contributions under the title of " First Editions;” formation of the photographic club, Lens and Shutter, and sponsorship of its first contest and exhibition; co-sponsorship with the Student Council of the annual Christmas Food Drive; inauguration of a national college campaign against syphilis as the result of a successful campaign conducted here by The Hatchet , the Lester F. Ward Sociological Society, and the Smith-Reed-Russell Medical Society. The editorial page cup of the Intercollegiate Newspaper Association was won for the third consecutive time. [ 226 ] JUNIOR STAFF Top row: Brown. Smallwood. Hutto. Towron, Burnett. Randall Second row: McNeese. Keating. Wilcox. Tehas, Lovell, David. Thud row: Lawrence. Mann. Morris, Britt, Burn- side. Hill, tourth row: Wilson, Stanton. Ide, Dotson, Salkcld, Collins. Fifth row ' : McCabe, Belton. Vaden. Thomas, Allen, Eagleson. Sixth row: Crampton, Wibby, Evans, Yates [ 227 ] The University Hatchet EDITORIAL STAFFS Senior Staff Helen Carstarphen Patricia Jahn Jack Shulman Julia Evans Robert Lineman Charles Earl Wallace Barbara Harmon Tom McCall Estelle Moore Junior Staff Sterling Wright Eugene Adelson Gretchen Hill Virginia Rightor Hugh Allen Betty Hutto Miriam Schmidt Murray Berdick Jack Jacobs Abe Simon Ira Brown A. C. Johnson Bruce Skaggs Sue Burnett Mabel Johnson Betty Stevenson Omer Burnsi de Mary Keating John Strong Manning Clagett Rosalind Lovell Anne Thomas Roy Collins Jane Mann Virginia Vaden Hilda Crampton Ward McCabe Jack Wibby Marcel Desgalier Helen McNeil George Wilcox Gyneth Eagleson Pauline Mossman Archie Wilson Ray Eastin Allen Ottenberg Henrietta Parker Herbert Randall Business Staff Frank Youngblood Paul Yost .... Peyton Lucas . . . Associate Manager Jacqueline Towson . Richard Ballard Peggy Ess ary Elizabeth Gittings Thomas Lam mons Terry McPhearson Associate Manager I 228 ] Speer, Cox, Daughertv Robert Linehan Editor The Student Handbook Robert Linehan, Editor Associate Editors Augustus Johnson John Daugherty James Speer Hugh Allen Mary Foscue Virginia Hindman Virginia Koons Pat Mayfield Assistants Audrey McCuen Keyne Monson James Mott Annette Rich Mary Shelton Jack Shulman John Strong Virginia Teh as John Tilton Earl Wallace Betty Yates Business Staff L. Morgan Cox, Business Manager Frank Mann Marjorie Beall The Student Handbook is distributed to all students at the opening of school in September, the work being compiled during the summer months. Last year there was an index of names and a new type of binding in addition to the regular features always presented. It contains, in a hook that easily fits into a pocket or a purse, a short, accurate analysis of everything that occurs at the University. Tehas, Wallace, Shulman, Foscue, Rich 1 229 1 THE GEORGE WASHINGTON LAW REVIEW John A. McIntire Editor John A. McIntire Fa t u Ity E di or - i n - Chief Faculty Board of Associate Editors Dean William C. Van Vleck Charles S. Collier S. Chesterfield Oppenheim J. Forrester Davison Clarence A. Miller Chester C. Ward Board of Departmental Advisory Editors Clyde B. A itch iso n Charles Warren . . James Oliver Murdock Loyd H. Sutton . . Louis CL Caldwell . Charles D. Hamel . . . . Interstate Commerce Constitutional Legal History . . . . International Law Patent Law Radio and Communications Taxation Garfield Anderson Walter Wyss . . Richard Brainard . Robert Hankins . Robert Tarney Edward Dwyer Ernest Clulow, Jr. Board of Student Editors Student Editor An-Chief Student Managing Editor Patent Editor Editorial Notes Editor Recent Case Editor Ops. Att ' y General Editor Hook Review Editor James Archer . . . Irwin Blum . . . Theodore Bowes . . . Charles Coni.on, Jr. . . . Laura Cross . . . Wesley Dierbfrger . . . Philip Fairbanks . . . Robert Gordon . . . Earl Hill . . John It iff . . . Hildemar Johnson . . . Walter Laney . . . Andrew Lipscomb . . . Milton Musser . . . Harry Nail . . . Theodore Pierson . . . Lester Ponder . . . Walter Powell . . . Ralph Ramsey . . . Alfred Rich- mond . . . Walter Rule . . . Herbert Smart . . . Elijah White, Jr. . . . Glen Wilkinson . . . George Wise . . . Ralph Wiser . . . Erwin Yaeger 1 230 ] s I E T f 231 1 JAY SAMUEL BUFF AND BLUE JROOM The Student Club, transformed in a few hours from its drab every-day appearance into a supper-dancing club, was the scene of the opening of the " Buff and Blue Room” on October 15. Soft blue lights, a good swing band under the direction of Bill McCallum, clever murals by Jack Shulman, spotless white tablecloths, and uniformed waiters provided the proper atmos- phere. An all-student review, featuring dramatic skits, crooners, and tap dancers, was the climax of one of the most important so- cial events of the year. The review was directed by Leonard Lieb- erman, production manager. Jay Samuel was director of the ven- ture, and Vincent De Anglis served as manager. The opening of the " Buff and Blue Room” set a prece- dent in the entertainment field and attracted nation-wide attention. The function was sponsored by the Student Club and the Student Council, and repeated its initial success on numerous other eve- nings during the year. [ 232 ] HUGH H. CLEGG Hundreds of students and alumni danced at the Home- coming Ball, held at the Willard Hotel on Saturday, October 13, to celebrate the fifth annual Homecoming Week of the Univer- sity. Carlton Edwards’ 12-piece orchestra furnished the music. Colored spotlights flickered through the crowd or focused attention on the fraternity and sorority banners which decorated the ballroom. During the evening a new University song, " The G. W. Swing,” written by Chet Hogentogler, was introduced and achieved instant popularity. At intermission a cup for the most cleverly decorated house on campus was presented to Kappa Sigma Fra- ternity by Betty Hutto, University Sweetheart. Patrons and patronesses for the dance, headed by Pres- ident and Mrs. Cloyd Heck Marvin, included many prominent diplomats, alumni, and University officials. Lester Smith, alumni secretary, was in charge of arrangements for the dance. [ 233 ] HOW ARD MACE ALLsUNIVERSITY PROM Inaugurating a new note in University social life, the student Council sponsored an All-University Prom at the Willard Hotel on December 17. Joe Haymes, nationally known recording artist, was featured, with Honey Burns, vocalist. The Presidents of all campus organizations participated in the Grand March, led by Betty Hutto, University Sweetheart, and Austin Beall. Many outstanding campus leaders and their dates were sin- gled out by the spotlight. Thirteen of the prominent activity men were tapped by O. D. K., honorary activities fraternity. The dance, under the supervision of Howard Mace, Social Chairman of the Student Council, and Jack Shulman, was un- usual in that it afforded an opportunity for all University stu- dents to gather together at a major social function. [ 234 J BILL WRIGHT INTERFRATERNITY PLEDGE PROM An important evening in the life of every pledge was the 1938 Interfraternity Pledge Prom, held at the Raleigh Hotel on January 18. In spite of impending final examinations, many fraternity men and their dates took advantage of the delightful " swing” tunes provided by the Baltimore Townsmen. Justina Brown, escorted by Cal Courtney, president of the Interfraternity Pledge Council, and Jule Wilson, who accom- panied Bill Wright, social chairman of the Council, led the grand march. Pledge delegates who took part in the grand march presented orchids to their dates as it began. An " interfraternity no-break dance” was a feature of the evening. As each fraternity song was played only members of the designated fraternity and their dates participated. Another ever- popular feature was a " spot-dance,” which was won by Jane Fleig and Tom Britt. Decorated appropriately with fraternity and sorority banners, the tenth-floor ballroom was a colorful setting for one of the most successful dances of the year. [ 235 ] peggy McMillan JUNIOR PANsHELLENIC PROM The Kennedy-Warren Hotel on February 11 was the scene of a history-making event when the Junior Pan-Hellenic As- sociation sponsored a formal dance for the first time in recent years. Syncopation was provided by Carlton Edwards and his band of University men. Sorority banners were selected as the only decorations. Peggy McMillan was in charge of arrangements for the Prom and was assisted by Jule Wilson and Florence Haves. The grand march included the presidents of sorority pledge groups and delegates to the Junior Pan-Hellenic Association, and was led by Nancy Gatch, president of the Association, and Peggy McMillan, social chairman, and their dates. A " spot-dance” was won by Patsy Mayfield and Don Wil- burn. Corsages of roses, orchids, and gardenias completed the requirements for a really successful evening. [ 236 ] JACK BEANE ENGINEERS ' BALL The annual Engineers’ Ball was held on Feb- ruary 19 at the ballroom of the Kennedy-Warren Hotel. The music for the evening was provided by Dave Mc- Williams and his orchestra. A large number of alumni were present for the occasion. Dean Lapham and Professor Ames were among the patrons. The usual grand march was replaced by a floor show, featuring Bob Mahoney of the Patsy Kelly Studio. The orchestra entertained with a number of Hawaiian selections. The dance was sponsored by the Engineers’ Council, and was under the supervision of Jack Beane, social chairman. C 237 1 HOWARD WALKINGSTICK INTERFRATERNITY PROM Shadows cast by multi-colored reflections from a re- volving crystal ball, snatches from well-known fraternity songs, and Russ Morgan’s music all mingle pleasantly in the memories of the 1938 Interfraternity Prom held on March 4 from 10 to 2 at the Willard Hotel. Each fraternity was assigned a box decorated with its banner. The grand march, in which each president, social chair- man, and council delegate participated, was led by Cap Gardner, president of the Interfraternity Council, and Miss Sue Fisher; and Howard Walkingstick, social chairman, and Miss Wanda Sarnecki. During intermission cups were awarded to the winners of intramural sports and to Tommy O’Brien, winner of the Gate and Key cup for the most outstanding University basketball player. Jack Brown received the bowling sweepstakes cup. Twenty-five outstanding fraternity leaders were tapped by Gate and Key, honorary organization for fraternity men. Among the patrons and patronesses for the evening were Pres- ident and Mrs. Cloyd H. Marvin, Dr. and Mrs. Steuart H. Britt, Dean and Mrs. Elmer Louis Kayser, Dr. and Mrs. Wood Gray, and Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Bennett. t 238 ] JANE SAEGMULLER PANsHELLENIC PMOM Formally opening the spring season, the Pan-Hellenic Prom was held on April 6, at the Willard Hotel. Don Bestor and his famous orchestra, featuring Neil Buckley, supplied the music. At midnight Eleanor Livingston, past president of the Pan-Hellenic Council and Jane Saegmuller, social chairman, with their escorts led the grand march, which closely resembled a spring fashion parade. The presidents, pledge presidents, and Pan- Hellenic delegates of all sororities participated. Cups were presented to the winners of intramural con- tests between sororities by Mary Jane Livingston, president of the Pan-Hellenic Council. During the evening eight girls were tapped by Delphi, honorary activities sorority. Dean and Mrs. Robert Whitney Bolwell, Dr. and Mrs. Wood Gray, Mr. and Mrs. DeWitt Bennett, and Mr. and Mrs. Newton E. Buckley acted as chaperones for the evening. [ 239 ] On Friday, February 25, the Freshman and Sophomore Clubs and the Junior Council sponsored the first closed class prom to be given at the Univer- sity since the class organizations were discontinued in 1935. Music was provided by Carlton Edwards and his orchestra in the Rose Room of the Washington Ho- tel. The climax of the evening was the presentation of awards to the four outstanding members of the Sophomore Class. Mary Lou Nash, Julia Evans, Howard Mace, and Allan Rothenberg were selected by the faculty members of the Student Life Commit- tee to receive the awards. Irwin Nathanson was in charge of arrangements for the Prom, the success of which will undoubtedly lead to future class dances. [ 240 ] Incoming Freshmen were well entertained at two Freshman Mixers sponsored by the Sophomore Club and the Junior College Council. The dance given by the Sophomores was held on Tuesday, Septem- ber 21, in the Student Club. New students wore tags bearing their names. Outstanding activity leaders and many faculty mem- bers were introduced during the evening. President Cloyd H. Marvin welcomed the Freshmen. The annual Freshman Mixer sponsored by the Junior College Council was held on October 8, from 10:30 to 1:30 in the Student Club, following the West Virginia football game. Paper footballs bear- ing the names of varsity football players decorated the room. Representatives of activities served as a floor com- mittee to see that the new students became acquainted with their fellow classmates and upper classmen and enjoyed their first all-university social function. t 241 ] a t h e JAMES EBENEZER PIXLEE DIRECTOR OF ATHLETICS The Coaching Staff Headed by Athletic Director James Pixlee, the coaching staff of the University boasts a personnel equal to that of the leading universities in the East. Due to his ill health following the close of the gridiron season, Coach Pixlee was granted a leave of absence from the University for a year, and upon his return will act as coordinator between the various branches of the athletic department and the administration. In connection with this change, Max Farrington was named head of the athletic department, while Coach Hill Reinhart was advanced to the position of head football coach. “Botchy” Koch, one of the finest line coaches in the nation, remains as bead line coach. Additional members of the football coaching staff are Tim Moynihan, assistant coach, formerly of Notre Dame; and Jean Sexton, head Frosh coach. Coach of the great court team is Bill Reinhart, wbo learned and played his college football and basketball at Oregon University. Arthur “Otts” Zahn, former court star here, leads the undefeated Frosh basketball five. William Meyers and Bernie Phillips also serve the University in coaching capacities, leading the activities in intramurals, with Meyers also serving as major-domo of the Varsity House. Rounding out the staff is Johnny Busick, newly appointed director of sport publicity, who turned in a fine piece of work during bis first year in that difficult position. His ingenuity was the force making possible the colorful activities between halves at the football and basketball games. Johnny is a graduate of the University and a former Sports Editor of the Hatchet. [ 245 ] (Coaches William Reinhart Max Farrington Arthur Zahn Bernard Phillips Jean Sexton John Busick William Myers Barty Koch [ 246 ] THE ANAGERIAL SYSTEM 1 he l niversity athletic managerial system is headed by the Senior manager of athletics, who co- ordinates the work of the undergraduate managers of all the various sports. Under the Senior manager are the Junior managers of football, basketball, and minor sports. The Sophomore managers are appointed to help the Junior managers and to manage the Freshman teams. To enable them to gain experience, Freshmen are appointed by the athletic department to assist the other managers, for they are the men upon whose shoulders will fall the more important duties in the future, and one of them will later be elected to the important post of Senior manager. Promotions on the staff are based upon the merit system, whereby experience and ability furnish grounds for advancement. The Senior manager and the Junior manager, in cooperation with Max Farrington, head of the athletic depart- ment, elect the next Senior manager before the close of each school year. The manager of football was Allen Rothenberg; Junior manager of basketball, Arthur Kleinman; and the Freshman manager of basketball was Harry Arnest. 1 he managers of the varsity teams receive lettered sweaters, and the managers of the Freshman teams receive sweaters with numerals. ALLEN ROTHENBERG BOB WALKER SAMMY WALKER Head Cheerleader DON THOMAS [ 247 ] F OOTBALL Fighting spirit characterized the Colonial gridsters this year. The Buffmen came roaring back from training camp full of steam, appar- ently ready for the tough season they had to face. However, things didn’t go so well; trouble dogged their every step. But in spite of adverse conditions the team kept fighting to the bitter end. In struggles with eight worthy opponents, George Washington emerged victorious on three occasions. The season started off favorably for George Washington when Wake Forest was defeated to the tune of 34 to 6. The Buffmen played a good game, but they lacked the click they failed to find during the rest of the PETE YURWITZ Ailing Captain season. The successful start of the season was followed by a victory of 18 to 13 over a mediocre West Virginia Wesleyan eleven. It was in this game that Sampson began to show his stellar qualities as a halfback. Then along came the Crimson Tide from Alabama to upset the apple cart for the first time by drenching the colonials, 19-0. " Razzle-dazzle” Tulsa failed to dazzle anyone greatly when they barely managed to eke out a victory of 14 to 13 in one of the best games of the season. The Colonials showed unfulfilled promise in this game. r 248 3 Ole Miss flew into town, exhibited her power, and a bag full of tricks, and flew home with a 27 to 6 victory under her wing. The Colonial eleven made the annual Homecoming a very successful event when they put the North Dakota Bisons through the mill, grinding out a 33 to 0 score. Invading the Midwest, the Colonials surprised all football fans by hold- ing Arkansas to a scoreless tie. This game showed what might have hap- pened throughout the year if the Buffmen had had a few breaks. The final tragedy and the heartrending defeat of the year was handed to the Colonials by West Virginia in the last game of the season. The result was 26 to 0 for West Virginia. Outstanding men of this year’s team were: Sampson, Turner, Yurwitz, Weinberg, Schiering, Tihila, Renzaglia, B. Nowasky, Canning, Merka, Berry, Hallberg, Stapleton, Kaufman. RESULTS G W 34; Wake Forest 6 G. W. 18; West Virginia Wesleyan 13 G. W 0; Alabama 19 G. W. 13; Tulsa H G. W. 6; Mississippi 27 G. W 33; North Dakota 0 G. W. 0; Arkansas 0 G. W 0; West Virginia 26 [ 249 1 Keahey Turner Sampson Berry Wake Forest Game Opening the 1937 campaign against a foe that has always been considered among the toughest, the Colonials gave hopes of being one of the finest teams in the history of football at the University by trouncing the Deacons of Wake Forest College, 34-6. Playing before 14,262 ardent (?) fans, the Huff and Blue men turned on the heat early in the contest and scored on a blocked punt and a 35-yard run by Lloyd Berry, end. From that point on the Colonials could not be stopped, or rather Vic Sampson could not. From the Deacon 15-yard line, Vic, in his first play of the game, dashed over the goal line for the second score. From that point on, the coaches substituted freely, using a total of 23 players in an effort to secure a winning combination for the tough games to follow. West Virginia Wesleyan Game In the second game of the season, played on October 8 at Griffith Stadium, the Colo- nial " made it two victories in a row, but had a heap of trouble in subduing the West Virginia Wesleyan eleven for the honor, winning by an 18-13 score. Some 10,000 fans gathered to see a very ragged, misdirected eleven almost defeated In a greatly inferior Mountaineer team, but again it was Vic Sampson who saved the day, both from the standpoint of victory and from the viewpoint of the fans. Flashing brilliance in only three instances, the Colonials managed to capitalize upon those instances and chalk up three touchdowns. The first score came as the result of a beautiful 60-yard touchdown run by Sampson, and the second came after an end run by Sampson following his 30-yard pass to Bruce Mahan. Jay Turner, one of tire finest defensive men on the team, accounted for the other score, marking up a six- pointer on the famed sleeper play. He successfully escaped the eyes of the Bobcats and nabbed a pass for a touchdown without a hand being laid upon him. The two Wesleyan scores were the results of breaks. Joey Kaufman fumbled a punt by Coleman of the ’Cats on the Colonial 20-yard line, from where they scored via the air. The second touchdown was scored following Ciccione’s blocking of Biff Borden’s punt on the i-foot line. Mackey scored from the i-foot line on an end run. Alabama Game Supposedly benefitting by a rest of two weeks, the Colonials entered the game with Alabama pepped up for a victory which would bring with it national fame and honor. They made a noble attempt, but failed bef ore 25,000 fans, the Tide of Crimson annex- ing a 19-0 victory. [ 250 ] Faris Tihila VIC SAMPSON If there was any individual great on this year’s team, Vic is the man. This diminutive quarterback led his team well, carried the ball farthest and most for the Buff, made himself the man to get in every Colonial game. The only G. W. player to make the All-District team this year, Vic will be back next year, rarin’ to go. LLOYD BERRY Berry, one of the finest ends ever devel- oped by the Colonials, played probably the most consistent game of any of Koch’s linemen. A star on defense, fast, ag- gressive and smart, Berry filled the shoes of graduate Ray Hanken in a most ad- mirable fashion. DUCE KEAHEY This Texas product, a newcomer to the squad, filled one of the tackle posts left vacant by the graduation of last year’s tackles, anil turned in some valuable work, being a vicious tackier and as tough as they come. JAY TURNER Probably the most spirited player on the team, Jay was a star on defense, as well as the best line plunger on the squad. A Junior fullback, Jay starred in every game for the Colonials, performing well in even the worst defeats the Colonials suffered. BOB FARIS A Junior this year, although he played only short portions of the majority of the Colonial games, Bob clearly stamped himself as a pass catcher de luxe. His touchdown against Mississippi as a re- sult of a spectacular catch was the bright spot of the season. HOWARD TIHILA A Senior blocking back, who could al- ways be depended upon in a pinch. A bard blocker and one of the best tacklers on the squad, “Nig” will be sorely missed next fall. Jay Turner Lloyd Berry [251 ] Merka Canning Stapleton Cottingham Although they played a superior brand of ball than at any other time in the entire season, the Huff were simply outclassed and did not have a chance against the Tide. Only once did the Pixleemen have an opportunity to push over a score, and that was the occasion on which they reached the ’Hama 22-yard line in the fourth quarter. The Tide’s attack was all that advance reports heralded it as being, with Joe Kilgrow, Hughes and Holm running true to form and with her line one of the finest ever to walk upon the sod of Griffith Stadium. The first score came as the result of a fine pass from Kilgrow to Perron Shoemaker, right end. Shoey grabbed the aerial on the Colonial 7 and scored standing up. The second Crimson score followed shortly with the boys from the South carrying the ball from the Colonial 32 down to the 7, where they made it first and goal to go. After the Huff had been penalized five yards to the 2-yard stripe, it was child’s play for Kilgrow to score on a line plunge. The final score for the visitors came when Charlie Holm intercepted Sampson’s pass on the Colonial 31. Holm, who starred throughout the battle, galloped to the goal line untouched by human hands. Tulsa Game A freak play, a bitter defeat, and a whale of a battle accurately describe the game with Tulsa 1 niversity’s Golden Hurricane. T he Colonials were the victims of the evening and dropped a bitter battle by a score of 14-13 before 12,000 fans at Griffith Stadium on the evening of October 29. For three full quarters the Colonials clearly outplayed thre gentlemen from the Southwest and entered the final chapter of the game with a margin that should have spelled victory, for they then enjoyed the long end of a 13-7 count. Substitute Quarterback McClune of the visitors made it a bad night when he scored quite unexpectedly and unorthodoxically on one of the many passes that his teammate Tommy Thompson tossed during the course of the evening. The ball, de- flected by Bruce Mahan, flew into the arms of McClune, who stepped across the goal line for the score; and victory came when Lineman Charlie Johnson added the extra point on a place kick. 1 he Colonials who deserved credit for their fine showing were Ends Pete Yurwitz and Lloyd Berry, Hacks Sampson and Turner, and Tackle Johnny Rebholz. Mississippi Game Still smarting under the 0-0 tie handed them last year by the Colonials, Ole Miss put on an exhibition of power and deception, the like of which was never seen on the local collegiate gridiron and trounced the Colonial Buffmen 27-6. Except in the early moments of the second quarter when Reinhart’s charges dominated the game and in [ 252 ] Schiering Richardson TIM STAPLETON The “watch fob” center of the squad, Tim makes up for his lack of weight and height by his superior and stellar per- formance. Tim saw an unexpected amount of service at the center post this year due to the injury of Harringer, and acquitted himself very nobly, much to the gratification of the coaches. TED COTTINGHAM Another of the Seniors on the team, Ted showed marked improvement this year, starring in his ability to diagnose plays and for his aggressive work at the guard post. Ted will be sorely missed next year. FRANK MERKA This Junior halfback saw considerable action this year, due largely to his ball- carrying ability and his rank as the best all-around kicker on the squad. A smart runner, Frank could always be trusted to kick the ball far and wide in the tightest of spots. A valuable blocker as well, he was a distinct aid to the back- field cause. BOB CANNING Place-kicker of the team, Bob’s post is a tackle spot. A Senior next season, he should reach the high point of his career with the Buff. His chief bid for fame is by virtue of his educated toe, which can always be depended upon for extra- point efforts, punts and kickoffs. HAROLD SCHIERING Hal was the revelation on the line this year, seeing action practically 60 minutes of every game. His fine play along with that of the other guard, Renzaglia, gave the Colonials as fine a pair of guards as the Colonials have had in many years. BILLY RICHARDSON Billy, the only D. C. product on the team, played at quarterback in several of the games this year, and showed great possibilities, despite his size. A triple- threat man, Richardson should be an in- tegral part of next year’s backfield com- bination. Frank Merka Billy Richardson and Bob Canning [253 ] Holt Weinberg Kaufman Renzaglia the third quarter when Vic Sampson put on a one-man show and passed to Faris to score the only touchdown for the Colonials, the Rebels had pretty much their own way with things. Starting the scoring assault early in the game, Hall intercepted a pass on the Buff and Blue 38 and behind perfect interference scored the initial touchdown for the Rebels. The Rebels did not stop with one touchdown, and the waning minutes of the fi r t quarter saw Ray Hapes break away on the Colonial 22-yard stripe and carry the ball to the 5-yard marker. Lenhardt carried the ball over on two trys for the second score of the game. Even in the fast company of Hapes, Kinard, White, and Bilbo, Mississippi greats, it was our own Vic Sampson who provided the thrills. In the second quarter, Vic made the longest run of the game, ending 45 yards from where he started, but a 15-yard penalty on the next play put the Buffmen back in the shadow of their own goal posts. From here the Rebels held the Colonials and in fiv e plays had blasted their way across the goal line on a pass labeled “touchdown” from Hall to Kinard. Sampson again broke out with some spectacular playing in the third quarter which eventually ended up with a 6 on the scoreboard for the Colonials. A quick kick by Vic caught the RebeU unawares and a beautiful piece of broken field running uncorked by Sampson brought the ball down to within scoring distance, and a pass from Vic to Bob Faris put over the score. The Rebels came right back and capitalized on an intercepted pass to score again before the final gun sounded, leaving the Colonials with their worst drubbing in two yea rs. North Dakota State Game Playing as a part of the annual Homecoming celebration, the Colonials came through in a style properly adapted to the pleading of old grads, and marched serenely over a weak Nodak team to a 33-0 victory before the eyes of 9,000 supporters. Held to a single score in the first half, the Colonials pepped up their play in the third and fourth quarters to run up a 33-0 lead by the shooting of the final gun. Vic Sampson was responsible for the only first-half score, making it on a beautiful run of 60 yards in the second quarter. After what must have been a very restful inter- mission, the Pixleemen romped roughshod over the Nodaks in the final half, with prac- tically the entire Buff team figuring in the scoring. The most risque play of the after- noon feature was a touchdown play in which Joey Kaufman flipped an aerial to Bob Canning, Colonial tackle, who scored from the 8-yard line. North Dakota’s only threat was Bernie Bermann’s recovery of Tihila’s fumble on the Colonial 16, but the Buffmen were not really in danger, for the Bisons gained a total of minus 8 yards from this point. [ 254 ] Nicksick Yurwjtz JOEY KAUFMAN Playing his last year as a Huffman, Joey proved to be a consistent ground gainer and a fine passer as well as a fine field general. Moving in on the varsity field as a Sophomore Kaufman has been a valuable asset to Coach Pix- lee for three years. GUY RENZAGLIA Guy was a regular who could always be depended upon to come through in fine style, and although outweighed by most of his opponents, invariably out- played them. Playing his second year, Guy could always be found in any pile- up around center, and allowed very little yardage to be gained through his guard position. lie’ll be back next year to do battle for the Colonials. ALLAN HOLT Hard hit by ankle injuries and other ail- ments, Holt saw a minimum of action this year so that his performance, which made him a real mate for Hanken last year, was negligible. He recovered at the last of the season and saw a little action, however, and will he back next year to seek his regular starting flank post. IZZY WEINBERG Although injured early in the season, Izzy came back to aid greatly in proving that the Colonial’s line was a thing to be taken seriously by all its opponents. One of the fastest men on the squad, he is rated as one of the best guards in recent George Washington grid history and next year should be at his peak. BOGDAN NICKSICK Nick, gaining considerable note for his relationship to his brother, the famous Pitt star, turned in a fine job as a back- field man on the Colonia l machine. An- other small man, Nicksick showed great offensive power due to his speed and elusive “scat back” style of running. PETE YURWITZ All indications that Pete would blossom into one of the finest ends on the squad were verified this fall when he developed into a crashing end on defense and a fine pass receiver on offense. Pete was fast in getting down the field under punts and was as effective in blocking as any flanker you’ll find. Bogdan Nicksick Allan Holt 1255 ] Nowaskv Rebholz Mahan Carroll Arkansas Game Following a long, long trek to the bad lands of Arkansas, the Colonials faced a problem of almost impossible proportions, that of beating the Razorbacks. They met the task with a will that was limited by an equal will of the Porkers. The result — G. W., o; Arkansas, o. Taking the field with little other than a weak hope of defeating the team which trounced “Ole Miss,” conquerors of the Colonials, our men staved off a strong aerial attack of the Fayetteville eleven, and managed to hold their superiors to a deadlock for the entire game before 10,000 surprised fans at Little Rock, Arkansas. Ending a scoring streak that had endured through thirty-one games, the Colonials reached the peak of an otherwise miserable season by acquitting themselves in truly amazing style against the Southwest Conference champions. Only once did the Razor- backs near the pay stripe, and on that occasion the Buff line held on its own 4-yard line. Three times the Colonials took advantage of Razorback fumbles to hammer at the Porker goal line, but were turned back each time, once by a brilliant goal-line stand and twice by heart-breaking penalties. W est Virginia Game Returning in temporary glory from Arkansas, the Colonials again took the road, this time for a shorter and sorrier trip. Their journey ended brutally and abruptly in Morgantown, West Virginia, on Thanksgiving Day, the victim of Indian-like hospital- ity, and a 26-0 lambasting. Four times the Mountaineers hit pay dirt, and twice they scored on the extra-point effort. While they were reaping these blessings from the god of football wars, the Colonials were slipping on an ice-covered field, absorbing dire humility, and scoring absolutely nothing. While the Colonials were reeling off an amazing total of 7 first downs for the afternoon’s efforts, the hackfield stars of the home team were tearing the Buff line to shreds. Sammy Pinion, Kelly Moan and a light-footed young man named Clark were responsible for the scoring spree, running the ends, the line, and the Colonials in gen- eral into the ground. The closest that the Colonials got to the final marker was the 15-yard line, and that push came to an abrupt end late in the fourth quarter after the better part of the blood had already been spilled. And so, in humility, ends the 1937 gridiron campaign. [256 1 Hallberg Hogg BRUCE MAHAN Starting quarterback in the majority of the games this year, this Senior will be sorely missed next year, for he is prob- ably the smartest baekfield man on the team, is a good ball carrier, a fine blocker and one of the rare type of men who give the team fire and spirit in action. LOUIS CARROLL After recovering from a leg injury sus- tained in his Junior year, Louis started the season at end, but was shifted to the blocking halfback position when he saw- action. Carroll played hi- last year, and was a fair ball carrier. BOB NOWASKY Bob is just a Sophomore this year, and so brilliantly did he perform his fullback position on the squad and in spring prac- tice that the G. W. coaches predicted hi ' success last fall. He didn ' t let them down, and appears to be the brightest prospect G. W. has had since TuflFy Lee- mans. JOHN REBHOLZ John is the player who can always be depended upon to do his part, although frequently unnoticed by the crowd. He gets results and plays in a steady, de- pendable style. John has one more year, and if he improves as much next year as he did this, there is no reason that he can’t go down as one of the grid greats of G. W. ALLAN HALLBERG Alternating with Stapleton at the pivot position, Center Hallberg showed his stuff on many occasions, and stamped himself as a valuable addition to the squad this year. In addition to his foot- ball prowess, he holds the highest scho- lastic average of the varsity. ELMER HOGG Elmer, who hails from Arkansas, was one of the hardest hitting fullbacks seen on the local gridiron in recent years, and could always be depended upon to pick up three or four yards when needed. Although- not seeing as much action as was deemed his, Elmer played well when he was in the game. Vic Sampson in Homecoming game against North Dakota State. f 257 ] Bjck ron: Osborne, Coach Reinhart, Auerbach, Brennan, Borum, Borden, Karp, Manager Klineman, Aaronson. From row: Garber, Buttcrworth, O’Brien, Silkowitz, Fans. BASKETBALL Stamping themselves as one of the finest teams of the nation, the ’37-’38 Colonial basketball team won 13 games from some of the strongest teams in the nation, losing only 4 battles in a 17-game schedule. Coach Bill Reinhart, in building this powerful squad, was faced by the loss of three of last year’s regulars by graduation, but he managed to mould a well- balanced five around his sole remaining Senior, Captain Tommy O’Brien. The four other regulars for practically all of the season were Juniors, Bob Faris, Jack Butterworth, and Sid Silkowitz, and George Garber, Sophomore. Arnold ' Reds” Auerbach, another Sophomore, saw active service in practically all of the games, both as a forward and a guard. The team opened the season with five successive victories, smothering Balti- more University in the opener and then trouncing the University of Tennessee by a large margin. Victories over the two powerful Big Ten schools, Minnesota and Ohio State marked a high point in the season’s activities. Following a victory over Elon, the Colonials suffered their first setback at the hands of the Long Island Blackbirds in New York. The loss to the Blackbirds marked the beginning of a road trip to the West, in which the team defeated West Vir- ginia and Wayne and lost to Loyola and Toledo University. [ 258 J Returning home from a tiring swing to the West, the team chalked up suc- cessive victories over Westminster and Wayne, before again taking to the road to beat St. John’s at Brooklyn. After the St. John’s game, the Colonials boasted a record of ten wins and three defeats. There were four remaining games on their schedule, the first two being with Loyola of Chicago. With a possible bid to the National basket- ball tournament in New York at stake, the Buffmen defeated Loyola the next two nights with scores of 44-39 and 48-33. With only one day’s rest intervening they went to Cumberland, Md., and defeated Davis-Elkins, 54-43. The loss of the Washington and Jefferson game the following day was a bitter climax to the season’s record of thirteen wins and four defeats. RESULTS Dec. 15 — George Washington 43; Baltimore University 26 Dec. 20 — George Washington 47; Tennessee 24 Jan. 1 — George Washington 35; Minnesota 27 Jan. 3 — George Washington 46; Ohio State 35 Jan. 10 — George Washington 46; Elon University 29 Jan. 19 — George Washington 25; Long Island 35 Jan. 31 — George Washington 47; West Virginia 38 Feb. 3 — George Washington 38; Wayne 35 Feb. 4 — George Washington 45; Loyola 47 Feb. 7 — George Was hington 43; Toledo 57 Feb. 9 — George Washington 41; Westminster 26 Feb. 12 — George Washington 40; Wayne 29 Feb. 18 — George Washington 44; St. John’s 41 Mar. 1 — George Washington 44; Loyola 39 Mar. 2 — George Washington 48; Loyola 33 Mar. 4 — George Washington 54; Davis-Elkins 43 Mar. 5 — George Washington 42; Washington and Jefferson 47 Season Record — Won, 13; Lost, 4. ♦Games away from home. [ 259 ] Captain Tommy O ' Brien chasing the ball in Loyola game THREE COLONIALS MAKE ALL DISTRICT FIVE Sid Silkowitz leaping for ball in Loyola game In honor of their outstanding play throughout the long, tough season of intercollegiate basketball competition, three Colonial regulars were named to the annually chosen All-District Court team, selected by the down- town papers from the colleges of the District. The Buff-and-Blue men so named were Captain Tommy () Brien, Jack Butterworth, and Bob Paris. Tommy O’Brien, captain of the mythical five, was elected to the team for the third successive year, being the first court star in recent years so honored. His outstanding defensive and offensive work at forward marked him as one of the finest court men ever to wear the Buff and Blue and caused him to be signified by Coach [ 260 J Bill Reinhart as the ‘‘finest captain 1 have ever coached. ’ Jack Butterworth, lanky, accurate-shooting center, was named to the team over Mike Petroskey, Hoya center, who was accorded a guard post on the team. Jack was cited as being one of the most capable all-around centers in the East. He placed second in the high-scoring race among the members of the Colonial team. To Bob Paris went the other forward post on the team, and justly so, for Bob finished second in the District in scoring, leading his team with a total of 170 markers for the 17 games in which he played. One of the fastest men on his team. Bob could always be depended upon for several baskets and could be relied upon for the highest type of defensive work. In addition to these three men, George Garber, Sophomore Colonial guard, was awarded a position in that spot on the second team chosen by the sports writers. The return of Garber, Faris, Silkowitz, and Butterworth to the Colonial court wars next year should give Coach Reinhart a fine basis upon which to form a team even stronger than this year’s impressive five, which won 13 out of 17 games. Rounding out the mythical five, Mike Petroskey of Georgetown was awarded one of the guard posts while George Knepley, of Maryland, was honored with the other guard position. Bob Fans battles for ball in Long Island game. Jack Butter- worth may be seen in the back- ground. I 261 I Bjck row : Harlan, Wallace, Coach Parsons, Brown, Griggs, Manion. Front row: Sze, Turrou, Wetzel, Randall. Goumas. JRIFLE The Varsity rifle team closed the cur- rent season with the finest record com- piled in recent years. Under the capable direction of Coach Frank Parsons, the Colonial sharpshooters set a record of six victories in seven matches in the Middle Atlantic Intercollegiate League. In addition the Huff marksmen en- gaged in six shoulder-to-shoulder matches with local teams and competed in three tournaments. George Washing- ton was runner-up to the local Marine Barracks team in the District Champion- ship Tournament held on February 22. The Colonials won the Carnegie Tech Invitation Tournament at Pittsburgh for the second year in a row. In the Individual Intercollegiate Championship Tournament, Julian Griggs won third place honors. The five regular Colonial riflemen won five of the first eleven places — a very credit- able performance. The six men who consistently shot the highest totals during the season were Dana Wallace, William Wetzel, Julian Griggs, Manager Jack Harlan, Robert Randall, and William Brown. • RESULTS G. W. . 1361 V. P. I. . . . ■ 357 G. W. . 1394 Alabama . . . . 1367 G. W. . 1358 Marine Barracks 1369 G. W. . 1355 Maryland . . . . 1346 G. W. . 1378 V. M. I. . . . 1 3 3 1 G. W. . 1380 Marine Barracks . 1348 G. W. . 1381 Georgetown . . 32 + G. W. . 1368 Georgetown . . . 1323 G. W. . 1360 Second Place Dis. Tour. G. W. . 374 Maryland . . . . 1400 G. W. . 1361 Win. Carnegie Tech To. G. W. . 1390 Navy I4l8 G. W. . 1394 Florida I360 ’Indicates League matches. C 262 J Interfraternity Athletics, which always arouse keen interest and competi- tion among the twelve Greek-letter organizations on the campus, got under way early in the school year with tennis as the lead-off on the strenuous schedule under the direction of George Croft, athletic chairman of the Interfraternity Council. Moving through four brackets the tourney furnished four weeks of competition for the " Brothers.” Sigma Alpha Epsilon, which eliminated Phi Sigma Kappa, defending cham- pions of two years’ standing, went on to win the crown by defeating Sigma Chi, 3-2. S. A. E. lost no matches until the finals. Following tennis on the program, basketball was inaugurated with the same fine spirit of competition that marked the tennis tourney. Sigma Nu and Acacia, who were undefeated in competition, were disquali- fied for using men who had played varsity ball. This situation caused them to forfeit all of their games and placed Delta Tau Delta and Kappa Sigma in the league leads. On February 7 in a hard-fought contest, the Delts took an early lead to finish the half leading Kappa Sigma 14-6. The Kappa Sigs came back and held the Delts to two points in the second half, but lost, 17-16. An All-Interfraternity team was chosen by the Hatchet staff. Honored on the team were: Bob McConnell of Sigma Chi, and Joe Bob Gale of Kappa Sigma at forwards; Howard Mace of Phi Sigma Kappa at center; and Vic Sampson of Acacia and Karl Schmitt of Delta Tau Delta at guards. With the beginning of the second semester bowling and ping pong were ushered in, the bowling competition scheduled on Saturdays and ping pong on Sunday nights at the various fraternity houses. Play was usually followed by radio dances. In the bowling, Phi Sigma Kappa annexed the league B crown and suc- ceeded in downing the league A title holders, Theta Upsilon Omega, defend- ing champions, to win the cup in two straight games. T. U. O. was the favorite as the finals approached, having piled up the best record for the season; but the Phi Sig toppers were in rare form and rolled high games of 526 and 533 pins to decisively defeat the favorites. The Phi Sigs, who were defending champions in table tennis, again won their league by piling up the enviable record of 24 wins against one loss. Kappa Alpha, the other league champion, duplicated the Phi Sig performance and competition ran high as the finals approached. Phi Sigma Kappa also successfully defended its fifth consecutive baseball title by defeating T. U. O. last spring. Both of these teams met the year before in the finals, with the Phi Sigs getting the nod in the earlier meeting. [ 263 ] Front row: Fretz. Amendola. Hyatt, Zenowitz, Urich. Bock row: Coach Zahn. Rothcnbcrg, Bates, Adler, Kannady, Volkman, Manager Hutchinson. FRESHMAN BASKETBALL With several promising Frosh casaba tosserv as a nucleus, Ott Zahn built a team which won its fourteen games and went through an unusually successful season de- spite the fact that first-semester grades cut the squad of several first-string members. Scheduling two games with the Frosh of Maryland University as the highlights, the Colonial yearlings played through a most impressive season with decisive wins over Fredericksburg High, George Washington High, Washington-Lee High, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who last year won over the Frosh in the finals of the District A. A. U. tournament. Outstanding men on the squad who should develop into valuable assets to the varsity quint in the future are Joe Comer, center; Louis Veltri, forward; Jack Oland, guard; Manfield Hyatt, forward; Edward Amendola, forward; and Ludwig Urick, at guard. S( OKI S G. W. U .... 37; G. W. U . . . .29; G. W. U G. W. U G. G. W. U .... 44; G. W. U .... 35; G. G. . . . . +8 ; G. W. U G. w. u . . . .28; G. w. u .... 33; G. W. U .... 36; G. w. u .... 38; George Washington High ... 30 Bureau of Investigation .... 27 Devitt Prep 15 George Washington High . . .23 Washington-Lee High . . . .18 Lubeseal A. C 40 Maryland University Freshmen . 31 Jewish Community Center ... 29 Washington-Lee High .... 33 Maryland University Freshmen . 38 Y. M. C. A 22 Massanutten Military Academy . 28 Y. M. C. A. . 25 Bureau of Investigation . . . .36 [ 264 ] Injuries, illness and lack of material were a few of the things that Coach Jean Sexton had to combat in the molding of the Colonial year- ling team. Opening the season against the Naval Academy’s Plebes, the Frosh lost their first encounter by a 19-0 score. Although showing lack of practice, the scrubs played " heads-up” football throughout the first half only to weaken in the second half to let the Plebes push over three scores. A lateral in the third quarter started the scoring for the Plebes; this was followed in the fouth quarter by capitalizing on a blocked punt and an intercepted pass to push over two more tallies on the tiring Frosh. Conflict of schedules caused the second game against the Carney Point, New Jersey, Y. M. C. A. gridders to be postponed from Octo- ber 2 to October 30, when the two teams played to a 7-7 tie. This was the third consecutive year these teams have clashed, and a rivalry has sprung up between them which should do much to inspire incoming yearling teams at the Colonial institution. Because of increasing illness and lack of material the game with the Temple University Freshmen was cancelled. Frosh gridders who showed promise of becoming valuable varsity men were Edward Wilamowski, a triple-threat back; Alvin Honeycut, best punter on either the freshman or the varsity squads; George Mi- tros, guard; John Kokoski, guard; Jack Kannady, end; Vic Tourrou, end; Anthony Batauskos, tackle; Thomas Grady, guard; and Cal Courtney, end. [ 265 ] MAX FARRINGTON Inaugurating one of the most extensive programs ever undertaken by the athletic department of the University, intramural activities were started shortly after registra- tion with tennis and golf tournaments. Following these two sports, touch football, basketball and table tennis rounded out the first semester with what proved to be one of the busiest semesters in intramural history. Individual winners were named in tennis, table tennis, and golf, with cups being given as prizes. F. Elwood Davis won the tennis tourney, while S. G. Loeffler cap- tured the golf crown. Eldon Scott was awarded the trophy in the table tennis com- petition. Introduced for the first time this year was touch football. Two leagues were formed with four teams in each league. After four weeks of competition, the Bears, a team composed of Law students, emerged with the “bacon” and received a cup for their victory. As cold weather set in, all activities were confined to the gym where a basketball tournament was staged. The Law ' “A” five won the championship in a final game with Law “B” after five interesting weeks of play. To care for the usual lapse of past intramural programs, volleyball w r as added to the late winter schedule of activity and proved of value in carrying the program through to the early spring outdoor sports. Plans for spring sports were laid shortly after the beginning of the second semester. The sports undertaken and carried out were tennis, soft ball, horseshoes, baseball, and golf. Max Farrington, head of the athletic department of the University, deserves the credit for organizing the vast program which has proven so valuable an addition to the activities of the University. In his work he was assisted by the other two mem- bers of the intramural board, Bernie Phillips and Tim Moynihan. Various members of the varsity football and basketball teams assisted these men in carrying out the schedules as arranged. 1 266 J RUTH H. ATWELL Director, Women ' s Physical Education INSTRUCTORS Elizabeth Burtner Helen Lawrence Jenny Turnbull ❖ [ 267 ] Top row: Prather, Harmon. Smith, Burnett. Morin, Jasny. Second row: Moore, Gaither, Smallwood, Liv- ingston, Wyveil, Burch. Third row: Hatchett Women ' s Athletic Association Officers Frances Prather Barbara Harmon Jane Castell Elizabeth Burnett . . . President . . . Pice-President . . Secretary Treasurer Members of the Hoard Bette Burch . . . Elizabeth Burnett . . . Jane Castell . . . Mary Christianson . . . Laura Ellis . . . Barbara Harmon . . . Lela Hatchett . . . Norma Hatfield . . . Anne Gaither . . . Tatyana Jasny . . . Virginia Moore . . . Hortense Morin . . . Frances Prather . . . Hazel Smallwood . . . Jean Yocum The year’s activities opened with a unique party for Freshmen women, which was followed by the annual Fall Play Day at Hood College. A banquet was held in December. In February, a Winter Play Day was enjoyed at Goucher. Over a period of several weeks during this month the regular basketball and badminton tournaments were run. Later there was an open evening and a dance recital in addition to a Varsity House-W. A. A. party. Awards were made at the winter and spring ban- quets. 1 268 l Top row: Patterson. Livingston. Hatchett. Eason. Griswold. Lovell. Second row: Zirpcl, Aihburn, Sampson. Merz. Burch. Blumenthal. Third row: Roller. Intramural Board Founded at George W ashing ton University , September . IQ2Q Miss Helen Lawrence, Faculty Adviser Officers Lela Hatch ett Chairman Eleanor Livingston . . . Treasurer Doris Eason Secretary Betty Griswold . . . Cor. Secretary Delegates Pi Beta Phi Mary Frances Merz Cht Omega BETTY BURCH Sigma Kappa ELLEN ZlRPEL Phi Mu Mildred Patterson Alpha Delta Pi Rosalind Lovell Delta Z eta Eleanor Livingston Colonial Campui Club Kappa Delta Betty Griswold Z eta Tau Alpha JUSTINE Sampson Alpha Delta Theta Edith Renner Kappa Kappa Gamma Doris Eason Phi Sigma Sigma .... FLORA BLUMENTHAL Beta Phi Alpha RUTH ASHBURN . . . Jane Roller This year the Intramural Board sponsored a Pep Rally for women. Coach Pixlee gave an illustrated lecture on “Football from a Spectator’s Standpoint.” The sports program included two tournaments of volley ball and ping pong, followed b bowling, badminton, and swimming. The organization scoring the most points in all the tour- naments is awarded a cup at the annual spring banquet. Cups are awarded to sorori- ties for each event won. Individual letters also are given to outstanding players. Kappa Delta won the plaque last year. [ 269 ] HOCKEY Hockey enthusiasts enjoyed a popular season this year under the direction of Eleanor Wyvell, man- ager, and Miss Jenny Turnbull, instructor. The assistant managers this fall were: Emily Sirola, Mar- garet Burch, Alice Miller, Jane Castell and Isabel Richvvine. In the games between the teams of the various hockey sections, the Colonial Buffs emerged triumphant. Mary Schrieber, Isabel Richwine, Frances Alex, Peggy Lavender, Mary Christianson, Jane Castell, Alison Claflin, Ann Gaither, Frances Prather, Eleanor Wyvell, and Helen Neuendorf were chosen for the honorary varsity. SOCCER With Mary Jane Livingston as manager and Miss Helen Lawrence as coach, the soccer season last fall was a very successful one. One of the most important events of the season was the annual fall sports meet with Hood and G oucher Colleges at Frederick, Md. The G. W. soccer team played four highly contested games with only one loss. Muriel Friedman, Katherine Bowen, Mabel Johnson, Marion Pauls, Lily Cobb, Margaret Mc- Dowell, Laura Ellis, Catherine Moore, Ruth Ream, Mary Jane Livingston and Agnes Rvman were selected for the honorary varsity. The assistant managers were: Agnes Ryman, Margaret McDow- ell, Ruth Ream and Laura Ellis. [ 270 ] TENNIS Alison Claflin, with Virginia Moore as a close runner-up, carried off the honors in the fall tennis tournament which was the main event of the Tennis season. In the doubles tournament which was played off in the latter part of October, Alison Claflin and Vir- ginia Moore teamed together to de- feat the Margaret Duffy-Laura Ellis combination for the doubles title. In the spring tennis season class teams were chosen and both singles and doubles tournaments were played. Miss Turnbull was the coach and Mary Christianson the sport man- ager. Margaret Duffy, Sally Steele, Madelaine Matchett, and Alison Claflin were assistant managers. Under Hazel Smallwood, sports manager, and Miss Elizabeth Burt- ner, instructor, the fall season reached its culmination in the An- nual Fall Tournament. Hazel Smallwood, winner of last Spring’s Cup, also won the Fall Cup. For the first time, an Archery Varsity was selected. The girls were: Mary Backenstoss, Jean Harris, Lydia Israel, Jean Meyn, Carol Olson, Emily Scott, Clair Singer, Hazel Smallwood, Claire Swinney and Betty Wilkinson. Another innovation this year was the formation of the Archery Club, which features indoor archery. [ 271 ] With the inter-class games and a Triangular Sport Meet with Hood and Goucher Colleges in Baltimore as the outstanding events of the season, basketball this winter has kept up its traditional popularity. Following the inter-class compe- tition in the early part of February, the odd vs. even and the honorary varsity vs. alumnae games were played. The latter contest is always of especial interest because many of last year’s grads come back to play. Miss Lawrence and Miss Turn- bull coached the separate class teams, and Barbara Harmon was the sport manager. Gladys Lagos, Ellen Zir- pel, Ruth Ream and Peggy Essary were assistant managers. BADMINTON Badminton continued its rapid rise in the favor of George Wash- ington’s sportswomen. Miss Jenny Turnbull directed this sport, aided by Virginia Moore, sports manager, and the class managers, Jane Smith, Ellen Zirpel, Betty Corkhill and Betty Hayworth. In February, Marion Pauls won the singles tournament with Jane Castell as runner-up. Women’s doubles matches were played within the various classes. Class victors then competed against each other for the championship. Again this year, the mixed doubles tournament proved very popular with an impressive number of couples competing. [ 27 2 ] DANCING The “New Dance” continued to be one of the most popular activities offered during the winter season. The fact was shown by the number of enthusiastic dancers, who after having worked with the dance groups in class for several months, were initiated into Orchesis, honor- ary advanced dance group. Both the Recital and the Sym- posium, annually held each spring, proved successful under the inspira- tion and leadership of Miss Burtner in establishing dance as a major art form on the campus. Fins, a recreational club spon- sored by Miss Jenny Turnbull, again dominated the swimming scene at George Washington. Starting in the fall, semi-monthly swims were given at the Shoreham swimming pool. The school’s mer- maids enjoyed such features as div- ing instructions, several coed swims, and lessons for beginners. Heading Fins was Mary Chris- tianson, president; with Betty Burch as vice-president; Ann Gaither, sec- retary; and Jane Castell, treasurer. In the spring, the large annual Swimming Meet took place. All types of swimming techniques, in- cluding both swimming and diving, were represented here. [ 273 ] GOLF Golf, that ancient sport of the Scottish Highlands, ably coached by Miss Jenny Turnbull and managed by Norma Hatfield, had a very suc- cessful season during 1937-38. Approximately 20 young lassies, eight of whom were eligible for the Women’s Athletic Associat ion, re- ported for classes on the West Poto- mac Links. In the sectional contests the best scores were made by Laura Ellis, Betty Brown and Dorothy Stilwell. The annual spring tournament was played on the East Potomac Links. HIDING Local equestriennes had a most successful year under the able direc- tion of Miss Ruth Atwell and Miss Elizabeth Burtner. Sports Manager Laura Ellis remained the most out- standing figure among G. W.’s coed riders. The Shoreham riding ring was the scene of an informal Fall Rid- ing Show with Laura Ellis emerging victorious. High point of the entire year was the annual Spring Show, staged at Meadowbrook, with all G. W. horsewomen eligible. An added at- traction this year was the presenta- tion of the silver cup, given to the winner by Arthur Godfrey, popular radio entertainer and horse fancier. [ 274 ] MFLE G. W.’s women rirters, under Coach Helen Hanford, and Man- ager Norma Hatfield, had a busy season. The Varsity team, composed of Betty Bates, Virginia Birkby, Laura Ellis, Nancy Gatch, Carol Hobart (Captain), Doris Ludwig, Marie McNeese, Carolyn Watson, Betty Wilkinson and Jean Yocum, com- peted in Inter-collegiate and Na- tional Rifie Association matches. The Varsity won ten out of thirteen matches, competing against such teams as Drexel, Missouri, Mary- land and Carnegie Tech. Junior Medal awards, for girls under iS, were inaugurated this year. Girls not on varsity were eligible for Individual and Class matches, the latter being hard-fought between Hobart, Hanford. Hatfield the Freshman, Sophomore, and Junior-Senior teams. Birkby. Hobart. Captain; Wilkinson, Watson. Eli , Yocum, McNeese, Calver, Bates, Ludwig. Smallwood f 27) I 7 eat u r e s z;uj u - Two established features of the Yearbook eagerly awaited each year by the students are the Beauty Contest and The Hall of Fame. Gilbert Bundy, noted illustrator, graciously consented to choose the three most beautiful girls at George Washington from the following contestants: Katherine Baart, Catherine Brown, Lily Dhu Cobb, Virginia Birkby, Elizabeth Hogentogler, Virginia Moore, Mary Norris, Mildred Patterson, Margaret Smith, Violet Smith, Carolyn Watson, and Virginia Webb. The Hall of Fame, selected by a faculty committee of Mrs. Barrows, Dean Doyle, Dean Johnstone, Dean Kayser, and Mr. Farrington, is composed of eight members of the graduating class of 1938 chosen on the basis of activities, scholarship, and general worthiness of recognition. f 279 i VIMGINIA MOOEE [ 280 ] r 28i 1 Margaret Smith William Wetzel Frances Prather Thomas O’Brien William Rochelle Susan Slater Margaret Sickler Ruth Brewer Theodore Pierson 4 MARCH OF EVENTS CAMP LETTS Hope ran high during the three weeks gridiron training season at Camp Letts, Md., as players, coaches and scribes alike looked eagerly forward to what promised to be one of the best seasons in Colonial history. With a banner year behind them, and practically the whole team re- turning, there seemed to be no rea- son to believe the Buff would do other than hang up an enviable record. All regular positions seemed adequately filled before the training camp was closed, and many prom- ising Sophomores were fighting to break into the starting line-up. Not a cloud loomed on Coach Jim Pixlee’s horizon as the team broke camp and prepared to enter what was unanimously thought to be the " best season ever.” MAD CHAOS Registration on September 18 th, so eagerly anticipated by new stu- dents, so hurriedly and automatical- ly done by the old ones, marks the beginning of the semester. It is bad enough for the re-entering students, but how the new ones last through the ordeal is one of the unsolved mysteries. Incoming Freshmen are bewil- dered by signs indicating where va- rious professors may be found. Pro- gram sheets are thrust into trem- bling hands, slips must be filled out with hazily remembered and, until now, unimportant incidents from the past and predictions of the fu- ture. Then comes the arduous task of making a schedule of classes cor- responding to the requisites. All this must be approved by the advis- [ 286 ] ers and the dean before the day is completed. The students are then sent to the comptroller’s office, where they pay for their tuition. Finally, the stu- dents are sent to the photographer, where, replete with shiny nose, rum- pled hair and harried expression, an informal picture is taken for the activity book. This marks the end to a completely bewildering day. CLASSES BEGIN September means school, and school means classes at colleges and universities throughout the country, and G. W. is no exception. All the old students are so busy showing the new Freshmen where the differ- ent buildings are that they have no time to get to their own classes. It is also the time when the old stu- dents who do manage to get to classes are able to shine as the poor little Freshmen are a bit awed by it all for the first few weeks. Soon, however, the new students come into their own and all is normal once more. LAMBS IN THE FOLD Inaugurating for the first time a six weeks’ rush period, campus Greek lettermen began, on Septem- ber 18, the annual mad scramble for likely-looking prospects. Bewil- dered frosh were besieged on every hand with invitations to dance, smoke, see football games, shows, and co-operating co-eds, all at the expense of what they were always assured was the " best fraternity on this or any other campus.” The season rolled on through an almost endless succession of social functions, reaching its climax with Pledging Sunday, October 24. Re- sult: 180 Freshmen sporting the pledge buttons of 12 fraternities. UNION SHOOTS The George Washington Union lost no time in setting the political pot to boiling for the school year. The Right and Left parties distrib- uted vote-soliciting handbills during the first days of registration, and all three parties held conventions to nominate candidates for the presi- dency. The election was held and ( 287 ] Bill Speer of the Center party was inaugurated into the office. The Union during the year en- tertained David Cushman Coyle, Senator Guy Gillette, and the illu- sion that they were to become na- tionally famous, the latter induced by a hurry call from Life Magazine to present for its photographers a special session to be pictured in a forthcoming issue. The session was called, the pictures snapped but never printed. The Union’s first legislative session started stiffly; quickly reverted into an exhibition of parliamentary acrobatics; ended in a melee. TEA ORGY Pan-Hellenic Tea, September 26, at the Raleigh Hotel, keynoted the campaign of the sorority rush sea- son. A milling pack of sorority presidents and lesser rushers plied bewildered rushees with plates of cakes, drenched them with tea. Ef- forts of the Greek gals to impress Freshmen resulted in one of the gayest style shows of the year. After a week of getting well ac- quainted, formal rushing began with sorority teas in chapter rooms on Sunday, October 3. The open season carried on until closing of preferential bid lists on October 14, packed with theatre and dinner par- ties, carnival parties, dances and teas of all descriptions. Publication of bid results and in- formal pledging on October 15 saw 225 frosh gaily displaying the col- ors and corsages of their chosen lodges, their status changed from rushees to pledges. FOOTBALLS AND APPLES At Griffith Stadium on October 1, the Colonial grid machine, mak- ing its 1937 debut, drubbed weak Wake Forest, 34-6; warmed the hearts of G. W. rooters; gave promise of a successful season which failed to materialize. Chief interest, paradoxically, was centered less on the doings of the Buff warriors than on the half-time capers of the Rousers Club, who lampooned the funeral of the hapless Deacons, end- ing in a performance of the Big Apple to the accompaniment of Brusiloff’s swingsters. [ 288 ] CRASHING SUCCESS The major crashing success of the year was held October 8, spon- sored by the Junior College Student Council under the misleading name of Frosh Mixer. The problem of finding enough Freshmen to justify the reason for the dance troubled very few Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors as they tripped the light fantastic to the trickling rhythm of Brusiloff’s swing band. NIGHT CLUB Introducing an innovation in campus activities, the Student Council, on October 15, opened, under the able direction of Jay Samuel the first college night club in the East — the Buff ’n’ Blue Room. Three hundred students danced to the tunes of Bill McCallum’s Band, vociferously applauded an all-student floor show, got their pic- tures in downtown papers. Director Samuel announced that the club would be opened several times dur- ing the school year and invited tal- ented students to appear on the fu- ture programs. All in all, the night club was a success for everyone concerned, bringing stage aspirants experience, students cheap entertainment; Sam- uel an ODK key. SCRIBES MEET The University’s chapter of Pi Delta Epsilon played host in Octo- ber to the national convention of their fraternity. Accomplishment of the convention was the striking out of the word " male” as a qualifica- tion for membership. Acting under the amendment, the local chapter at once invited the entire membership of Gamma Eta Zeta, fifteen-year- old local journalistic sorority, to full membership in Pi Delta Epsi- lon. The infusion of new blood worked like a charm. In fact, there are some of the old-school (ma le) members who feel that the enthu- siastic activity of the new (female) members is likely to transfer leader- ship in the fraternity affairs. DEADLINE DODGERS Bob Howell’s Handbook Staff went into the final two weeks be- [ 289 ] fore fall registration a month be- hind their deadline, and still no copy done. Since this is the usual state of affairs for a Handbook staff, no qualms were felt. Late va- cations among the staff members and the perfidy of the Department of Agriculture, which transferred Bob to Cheyenne, turned it into a riot, though, and the printing presses were just able to keep up with the tide of Freshmen rushing through registration thirsting for information-laden Handbooks. The Hatchet went through a harrowing year. Co-editor-elect Howell having been exiled, the fiendish ingenuity of Howard En- nes was given free rein. The paper entered the year faintly resembling the New York Times , and ran the gamut of type-face changes, novel headlines, column rules, no column rules, and photo-montage, manag- ing to take for the third time the editorial cup awarded by the Inter- collegiate Press Association. Editor Ennes built up a real social-service move in his anti-syphilis campaign, which quickly spread to hundreds of other college papers. TIDE ROLLS Nobody expected to see the Co- lonials defeat Alabama, and nobody was surprised when the Crimson Tiders romped to a three-touch- down victory on October 23. Only once did the Buff threaten to score and that was in the final quarter when Sampson’s pass in- tended for Faris fell plunk in the middle of a group of Red Shirts holding a bull session in the shadow of the goal posts. Bad news: Ala- bama 19 , G. W. 0. SWEETHEARTS It is the inalienable prerogative of every American to prefer his opinion to that of the experts, so this year we had a popularly-chosen Sweetheart to compete with The Cherry Tree’s scientifically select- ed Beauty Queen. Chi Omega’s Betty Hutto carried off the honors, including that of presiding at the Homecoming Ball and Rally, close- f 290 ] ly pursued by lovely ladies selected by twelve other groups. The har- assed Election Committee was able to sidetrack the efforts of the un- inhibited Hatchet staff to enter a cow. RIP-SNORIN’ HURRICANE What proved to be the most heartbreaking game of the season was played by the Buff gridmen on October 29, when the Golden Hur- ricane of Tulsa University scored in the final period to gain a one- point victory. For three quarters the Colonials outguessed, outplayed, outfought the yellow-clad Westerners, only to see victory snatched from their grasp by a rearin’, tearin’ Tulsa substitute. The nemesis’ name was McClune and G. W.’s name was mud. Score: 14-13. CO-EDS’ HAVEN This year the dormitory has be- come one of the most important so- cial spots on the campus. The girls have been very enthusiastic about planning Saturday afternoon tea dances and evening formals. A council consisting of three girls from each floor has been elected to plan these affairs. Many other so- cial functions of the University have been held in the beautiful re- ception room. Proof of the Dorm’s popularity may be had any evening between six and eight by the huge stag line surrounding the switch- board. HOMECOMING Homecoming, 1937, featured a lopsided defeat of the North Da- kota State eleven, many of whom saw that afternoon, in large quan- tities, their first rainfall. The night before saw a rally at the Capitol Theatre, headlining the University Sweetheart candidates in a dance routine, climaxed by the announce- ment and crowning of Chi O.’s Betty Hutto as Sweetheart and Queen of the Homecoming. Also presented were the Band, Glee Club and Rousers, and, for the first time on any stage, a stellar aggregation of campus politicians playing them- selves in a skit entitled " I’d Rather Be Right Than Rochelle.” Despite the dampening effect of climate by the bucketful, a considerable audi- ence paid quarters to attend, and enjoyed themselves and each other to the fullest and loudest extent. f 29! 1 The most raucous half hour was broadcast over a nation-wide hook- up. Following the game Saturday night, the Homecoming Ball took the center of the stage, packing the Willard with a welter of classy clothes and gaiety. Queen Betty took the opportunity presented by intermission to present to Kappa Sigma the cup for having the best decorated fraternity house. Eleven protests, in Greek, were received in the next ten minutes. REVENGE— AFTER A FASHION Homecoming lured nine thousand fans out to Griffith Stadium to see the Colonials take revenge for pre- vious beatings by whipping a very inferior North Dakota State team, 33-0. At that, the Buffmen were held to a lone touchdown in the first half, but the Nodaks wilted in the second session to give the Colo- nials their third victory of the year. It was in this game that Joey Kaufman tossed a touchdown pass to Bob Canning, the stockiest player on the squad. DAVIS CONTEST Senior Classman Edwin Menton Cage, vigorously condemning Amer- ican participation in foreign wars, was awarded the Davis public speaking prize in the 90th annual contest held in Corcoran Hall, No- vember 17. Mildred O. Vierling, discussing " Speech Training and the Univer- sity, took second place; Raymond M. Firth, speaking on " Education for War or Peace,” won third prize. The large, enthusiastic audience heard six contestants deliver pre- pared ten-minute speeches in the traditional contest presided over by Dean Elmer Kayser, winner of the prize in 1917. BAND DANCE The Big Apple was the big fea- ture of the Band Dance, held No- vember 19 in the Student Club to send the University Band to Mor- gantown for the G. W.-West Vir- ginia football game. Brusiloff fur- nished the swing. [292 ] The Band was on hand to sup- port the team, as proof of the af- fair’s success. DEAD HEAT Colonial’s " over-their-heads foot- ball” in Little Rock, November 20, gave them a tie, 0-0, with the high- ly-touted Razorbacks. Despite Arch McDonald’s two-fisted referee cuss- ing, heard via radio by some thou- sands of fans, the game ended right there. WAA WEEK Women’s Athletic Association presented its annual fall sports week, November 12-20, scene being recreation fields around the Wash- ington Monument. Contests and games were arranged for those in- terested in hockey, soccer, tennis, golf, archery and equestriennism. Awards won this week were pre- sented at the fall banquet, Decem- ber 1, at the Admiral Club. UPSETTERS UPSET Fresh from holding Arkansas scoreless five days earlier, Colonials dropped this year’s Turkey Day game, 26-0, to West Virginia, at Morgantown. Outclassed from be- ginning to end, the Colonials made no scoring threat. An enthusiastic cheering crowd was there, to no avail. INTERNATIONAL DEBATE " Resolved, That the Federal Su- preme Court’s power to declare statutes unconstitutional should be restricted,” was the question that the two students of Melbourne Uni- versity journeyed from Australia to this country to disprove. Novem- ber 29 was the date of the interna- tional debate held before the Un- ion. The audience of students and alumni were particularly interested in the viewpoints expressed by the two widely separated worlds. FINAL CURTAIN? Cue and Curtain, principal Uni- versity drama group, after a bril- liantly competent performance of " The Whiteheaded Boy” on De- cember 3, was forced into inactivity by lack of suitable space for re- hearsal, storage and preparation of scenery, and presentation. A black 1 293 ] future faces this group, long an ap- preciated feature of University life. At present, no stage or radio pres- entations are planned. CAGE-COURT OPENER The smoothly-running Colonial court machine opened its season in the customary way by trouncing Baltimore University at Tech High on December 15. Due largely to the efforts of But- terworth, Faris, and Garber, the Buff and Blue led from start (0-0) to finish (43-26) . UNIVERSITY PROMENADES The All-University Prom, held December 17 in the Willard Ball- room, was the first major social function ever held here which was open to all students of the Univer- sity without regard to Greek or other affiliations. Feature of the evening was the Grand March, par- ticipated in by the presidents of a hundred and a quarter campus or- ganizations, and their respective dates. Omicron Delta Kappa, na- tional honorary activities fraternity, tapped thirteen outstanding Juniors during the intermission pause in Joe Haymes’ music. A percentage of the profits was devoted to the an- nual Food Drive. FOOD DRIVE 1937 Food Drive under the joint direction of Jane Ramseyer and Cap Gardner squeezed $554.35 from a long list of contributors, topped by Phi Sigma Kappa’s $67.14, without noticeable assist- ance from the All-University Prom. With this as a war chest, they were able to distribute food baskets to more than 150 needy families, and one loaf of bread to the KD house. Students participating in the dis- tribution had the experience of wit- nessing in the Capital a typical cross-section of the " ill-fed, ill- 1294 j clothed, ill-housed,” tending to make this drive seem, as usual, one of the more useful campus activi- ties. TENNESSEANS TOPPLED The University of Tennessee, highly touted member of the South- eastern Conference, was the second foe to fall before the Colonial cage- sters. Jumping out to a lead in the first minute, the Buffmen were never headed. Score: G. W. 47, U. T. 24. HOLIDAY The pause that refreshes! On December 18 weary students laid aside cumbersome books with a sigh of relief and lit out for home and unacademic activities for two weeks of Christmas vacation. All too soon New Year’s found them straggling in and settling down to a period of feverish study . . . books were dusted off, pencils sharpened, reso- lutions made; Christmas holidays another memory. BEETHOVEN’S NINTH Combined University Glee Clubs climaxed a successful season under the leadership of Dr. Robert Har- mon by participating with the Washington Choral Society and the National Symphony Orchestra in presenting, under the baton of Hans Kindler, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony. Presented December 19 in Constitution Hall, this work was received enthusiastically by a large and appreciative audience. GOPHERS GO The University of Minnesota five, co-champions of the Big Ten, swaggered into Washington New Year’s Day with six victories under the belt and the idea of taking the Colonials in stride, and staggered out on the short end of a 35-27 score. Butterworth was again the star, while 5,000 fans jammed Tech Gym for the conflict. C 295 ) OHIO FALLS On January 3 the high-flying Co- lonial basketeers, meeting their sec- ond Big Ten foe in three days, drubbed the Ohio State five, 46-35. Scoring almost at will, the Buff team consisted of subs most of the game. GOATS GAMBOL January 18, the goats of all the lodges took over the Raleigh Hotel for their annual prom. Feature of the evening was the Grand March led by Council President Cal Court- ney and Jule Wilson, with Justina Brown and Bill Wright, Social Chairman, in the place position. Music was furnished by the Balti- more Townsmen, and the small but select attendance had a gay time; a much better time indeed than those unfortunate pledges who did not attend, but pocketed the deficit. FROSH FORUM Eugene Lerner succeeded where others had failed and the Freshman Club, on January 12, brought to the University Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt, who spoke on " The Function of the University in a Democracy. ,, Corcoran 10 was filled to capacity and many more stood outside in che rain to catch a glimpse of the First Lady. A month later the club spon- sored a debate between representa- tives of the Chinese and Japanese Embassies on the Far Eastern sit- uation, the first debate of its kind in diplomatic history. This forum was also well attended by students and faculty. Later forums featured such na- tionally known figures as Under- secretary of State Sumner Welles, Wisconsin’s Senator Bob La Fol- lette, Texas’ Representative Maury Maverick. OUCH ! The first Colonial road trip could hardly be called a success, for play- ing in a band-box gym, the Buffs dropped their first game of the sea- son to Long Island’s Blackbirds, 25-35. The game, played January 19, was the last for the Colonials until after mid-year exams. MENTAL ANGUISH Light bills go up; the coffee mar- ket booms; sleep becomes a thing to be vaguely remembered — even longed for. Regrets for skipping work earlier in the semester are pro- [ 296 ] fuse. Groans, moans, curses, rum- bling expressions of fear and dis- tress add fuel to the fire of doubt and anxiety that blazes high within your bursting mind. Resolutions for new leaves by the score are turned over, in most cases to come up blank. Finals are upon us! MONUMENT The University Building Com- mittee laid plans for the construc- tion, at 21st and G Streets, of the long-planned, much-needed Hall of Government. The structure, ready for occupancy in June, will stand as another tribute to the generosity of University benefactor Hattie M. Strong, already donor of the dorm which bears her name. ELON NEXT Elon University was the next vic- tim of the unstoppable G. W. cag- ers. The Elonites never had a chance, finally succumbing, 46-29. The proceeds of this game were turned over to the President’s Birthday Celebration Committee for use in the fight against infan- tile paralysis. REGISTRATION AGAIN Mid-term registration, February 2 and 3, has just enough of the first semester’s bad points to make the student think, " Isn’t this where I came in?” and to wonder why he didn’t remember all of the details. Anyway, meeting difficult situations is supposed to develop character. Think how much of that a Senior must have, just from enrolling in school at least eight times. PLEASURE TRIP On February 3, the Colonials opened a disastrous road trip in Detroit by defeating the Wayne University five, 38-35. The disaster came the next day when they lost to Chicago’s Loyola, 45-47, and on February 7, when Toledo Univer- sity dropped them, 57-43. The trip was a social success, however. THOROUGHLY MIXED With upperclassmen unobtrusive- ly seeping through back doors and windows of the Student Club, Feb- ruary Freshmen mixed to the sweet and hot music of Leon Brusiloff. The walls were decorated with their representatives, as Greek letter groups took advantage of an un- excelled opportunity to slip over a little undercover rushing. [ 297 ] BABY PAN-HELLERS Unauthorized presence of older students, originally viewed with alarm, eventually had an extremely desirable effect. After all, no mat- ter how thoroughly you mix Fresh- men, you still have Freshmen. THREE IN A ROW The Buffs hit opening-day stride again on February 9, when they de- feated Westminster in the Tech High gym, 41-26; on February 12, when they walloped Wayne a sec- ond time, 40-29; and again on Feb- ruary 18, when they journeyed to the big town and took St. Johns of New York, 44-41. Modeled after its male counter- part, the Interfraternity Pledge Council, the Junior Pan-Hellenic Council this year was reorganized for the first time in six years. Un- der its auspices, the Junior Pan- Hel Prom, February 11, at the Kennedy-Warren, was one of the successes of the season, due to the enthusiasm of its sponsors and the music of Carleton Edwards. An in- tersorority goat show presented an opportunity for banishment of Pan- Hellenic rivalries in an atmosphere of hilarious gaiety. TRANSIT PUSHERS’ NIGHT OUT Engineering students’ annual bid for social fame, the Engineer Ball, held this year on February 18 at the Kennedy-Warren, presented a spectacle of transformation as the normally serious-minded book pounders donned their party pants and trucked their lasses on down to the limpid strains of Dave McWil- liams’ orchestra. t 298 ) As well as being a real social oc- casion, this affair stands out in a sorry world, proof to us students of human nature that there is a lighter side to the most serious-minded. PATRON’S BIRTHDAY Winter Convocation, February 22, saw 300 certificates and diplo- mas presented to University stu- dents. Psychiatry Professor William Al- lanson White gave the principal ad- dress; President Marvin presented the traditional charge to the grad- uating class. Feature of the occasion was the reception of Phi Beta Kappa repre- sentatives from all over the country in connection with installation of the University’s District of Colum- bia Alpha Chapter of that order. Students and Phi Bates were welcomed by Dean Elmer Louis Kayser, while the invocation was pronounced by Rev. Joseph S. Loughran. Award of Phi Beta Kappa charter to the University, obtained largely through the long- time efforts of the faculty’s Phi Bate George Henning, represents national recognition of the Univer- sity’s success in its campaign to raise academic standards. Students, to be eligible, must maintain a 3.5 average and a record marked by character, general promise, and scholarly ideals. CLASS SYSTEM Social climax of the two-year campaign for re-establishment of the University’s class system was the Freshman-Sophomore Prom at the Washington, February 25. Last year’s Freshman Club, now pro- moted, and its protege and succes- sor, the present Frosh group, have carried on this year a season of ac- tivity unparalleled since the class system disappeared in 1933. The highlight of the evening was the presentation of four outstand- ing members of the Sophomore Class. NOVICES There is no war in Asia, merely an " ' incident;” and among the cam- pus Greek lodges this year, the tra- ditional Hell Week was replaced by a euphemistic " Probationary Period.” The net result was similar. A long and desolate period of pledgeship approached and passed its climax, leaving some hundred dazed ex-goats basking in the favor of their new-found brothers, their pride-swelled breasts supplying tem- [ 299 ] porary resting places for a similar number of variegated jeweled pins, to be proudly worn and casually displayed on sweater and vest until superior claims had been estab- lished, and they were transferred to fairer wearers. MORTAR BOARD Senior women in activities were given a new honor on February 26, when the University’s sixteen- year-old Hour Glass Society was inducted as the fifty-ninth chapter of Mortar Board, national hon- orary society for women. Nine ac- tive members and twenty alumnae were initiated at the induction cere- mony. INTERFRATERNITY PROM Highlight of the Greek letter so- cial season, the Interfraternity Prom, held this year on March 4, featured Russ Morgan’s vocal- packed, pace-changing music, as campus Greeks trundled their daz- zlingly-raimented partners around the Willard floor. A Grand March of Interfraternity leaders mean- dered around the ballroom, and Gate and Key, honorary activities fraternity, seized the occasion to tap 25 new members. Awards were pre- sented to the winners in the inter- fraternity intramurals, and a cup to the most valuable basketball player of the year. FAIREST COLONIAL Esquire’s Gilbert Bundy, chosen this year to pick three from among the flock of campus entrants as the winner of the Cherry Tree’s Beauty Contest, gracefully and well discharged a task unenviable in the extreme. Or don’t you think so? GRAND SLAM Bridge tournament on March 5, Pan-Hellenic innovation, contrib- uted to the breakdown of academic morale by placing a premium on inactivity, rewarding those girls who spend spare hours around Stu- dent Club tables rather than in Li- brary and classrooms. Pointing no fingers, be it record- ed that Kappa Delta won. RECREATION NIGHT A spirit of friendly competition marked Recreation Night, held in the University gym on March 25. The event was sponsored by the Women’s Athletic Association to give the students an opportunity to get together to play badminton, [ 300 ] shuffle-board, ping-pong and other games. The square dance after- wards was the highlight of the eve- ning. The participants couldn’t do the steps well, but novices always have more fun than veterans. AND SO TO PRESS This year’s Cherry Tree, like all its worthy predecessors since the dawn of time and the academic sys- tem, began its season on good inten- tions and ended up in a double dose of chaos. The placid and unsuspecting staff, having been snuck up on and sandbagged by the deadline into the realization that this issue couldn’t possibly come out, was jerked panic- stricken into a frantic scramble for data, pictures and copy. GREEK GALS 9 GALA Spring really came to the cam- pus a trifle late. About a week behind the much-ballyhooed cherry blossoms, the Pan-Hel Prom, packed with pulchritude and dis- playing the cream of the coutou- rier ' s craft, ushered in the vernal season with a bang. Staged by and for the sororities, the Prom gave the girls among the Greeks a real night out, furnishing the hard-to-beat combination of a spring night, Don Bestor’s smooth- flowing music, and dates of their own choosing. Awarded during intermission were the trophies for inter-sorority intramurals, while Delphi entered into the spirit of the festivities by tapping eight outstanding sorority women. VACATION ON THE AVENUE April 15-20, rest treatment for the University’s spring-fever epi- demic. Easter vacation means tra- ditionally clothes, church, rest. To [ 301 1 lesson-heckled students, it means quit study. Occasional textbooks packed into overnight bags are ges- tures to man ' s inherent belief that he is fundamentally a conscientious individual. POINT COUNTERPOINT Spring campus elections are typ- ically characterized by line-up of Greek letter organizations into the two political parties. This year ' s varied only in the trend, noticeable for several years, toward formation of a strong minority Independent Party. Success of non-Greek stu- dents in this direction will eventu- ally change not only the party-line divisions, but the character of cam- paigns, now mainly devoted to mu- tual recriminations. Typical tactics include about ninety percent point- ing with scorn, five percent point- ing with pride, and five percent miscellaneous pointing. Campaign literature and speeches are abso- lutely interchangeable, requiring only alteration of names and party designations. SPRING FEVER Attendance in classes falls off. A great exodus from Washington over week-ends reveals that Spring is here. Each year it brings new ro- mances and heart throbs. Dan Cu- pid is busy tossing his little darts into the air, disrupting the easy nor- mal flow of life. The Student Club is deserted for pleasanter spots such as Rock Creek Park or the Tidal Basin and Cherry Trees. The few who do attend classes are living pic- tures of Vogue and Esquire. The whole atmosphere changes from one [ 302 ] of study and seriousness to one of frivolity and impishness. The truth of the saying, " In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love,” is clearly por- trayed on the campus. CLIMAX Spring might herald the twitter- ing of birds and romances for the lads and lassies around campus, but it also brings those dreaded ogres commonly known as finals. Many a hard decision has had to be made between cramming for an exam or breezing off in an open coupe for the rolling hills of Maryland or Virginia. But in life one must learn to take the bitter with the sweet. Finally, with the last thought wrung from a dry memory, the last exam is finished and we are off for a care- free summer. SENIOR WEEK The Alumni Association enter- tained the graduating class with a reception and danc e Saturday, June 4. A holiday spirit held sway that evening in the Mayflower Hotel, with each departing student wear- ing the traditional red rose and dancing to the strains of a rhythm orchestra. Sunday evening, June 5, more dignified than ever in caps and gowns, the class met in the Wash- ington Cathedral for the impressive Baccalaureate Sermon. Each Senior will cherish the mem- ory of President and Mrs. Marvin’s reception and tea, held Monday afternoon from 4 to 7 at the Wash- ington Club. There was music, dancing, refreshments, and friendly tete-a-tetes. Parents and visiting friends were invited to the party. Class Night, held Tuesday eve- ning, was the last informal gather- ing of the graduates. The Univer- sity grounds were gaily decorated with lights for the occasion. Hon- ors and prizes were awarded to the outstanding members of the Senior Class. Addresses were given; the Glee Clubs and Band furnished the music. Wednesday, June 8, Convoca- tion, in Constitution Hall at 8 p.m. Again donned in caps and gowns, the Seniors filed onto the stage to receive that hard-won diploma. With sheepskins held in firm hands, they were ready to take their place in the world. [ Jon Topping Timber Buff and Blue Fourth Alarm Moot Court Terpsichore Read ' em an weep . . . the first valve down In the name of the University . . • . . . next great plague to g ... if there ever was one O. D. K.’s Cooperation Sniffers ' Post Road 9 Curtain The Royal Barge Presidential Box Keep the head down Coming Events He who hesitates is lost Benefactor Mrs . Strong Campus Leader S. A. E. Shines that Big Apple Good , clean fun Among those present Raise high . . . The Buff and . . . Enter Her Majesty For distinguished service . • . and I blow in so sweet Provost Pep-talks One down, ten to go Jay in No Man ' s Land Box of peaches . . . The Blue Foursome Jam Session Hartung and Fulgham swing out Strictly Formal . . . A great big hand Company Twelve Tappees Soft an Low Night Club Can ' t take it, eh? Fancy Dress Baby Pan-Flel Chi-O Chorus Kick-high ' Core Over the nail Toreadors Be Nonchalant South Front Clubnoman Big Pete Crooning Colonials Spread Patron Big Men on Campus Frosh and First Lady Clean Election Hub of the Universe Medics at Work Solitude Pas Setil Artist Phi Bate Boss Foundation What Next? YOUTH ' VS WANTS k ' ISpeac A ik ' m On ie Stump Dean on the Wing Virtuoso . . . 7n Fascism Cup-winner Yost and Co. Crusaders Statesman Mary Jane Livingston Politickin ' ? Outdoor Sports My Friends . . • Interpreter Portraitist Constant Reader Hizzoner Twilight in Turkey Gallery Spoils Homecoming Posies Snake-Hips Rendezvous Lens and Shutter winner Man About . . . Bal Boheme Half Pint of Harmony Co-Colee! Enthusiasm Savoyards Buff and Blue ' s Betty Burnett A cknowledgments The editorial staff of the 1938 " Cherry Tree ’ wishes to thank the following for their kind cooperation in the publication of this volume. BENSON PRINTING COMPANY Printing and Binding J. E. CASSON Photography STANDARD ENGRAVING COMPANY Engravings •$» And all others whose suggestions and contributions were offered. Established 1858 I MARLOW COAL COMPANY SPECIALIZING IN HIGH-GRADE COAL EXCLUSIVELY We Serve the University 811 E Street, N. W. Phone NAtional 0311 Always the new . . . the cor- rect ... in fashions for the modern young woman of cultured taste . . . priced well within the school girl budget. THE FOOD SHOP ♦ " A CAFETERIA” PHILIPSBORN ELEVENTH STREET Between F and G Streets 20th and G Streets, N. W. ONLY AT JELLEFF’S ONLY FOR JUNIORS Enchanting young dresses by those famous young designers — Louise Mulligan and Martha Gale (Cartwright fame) — originals especially and exclusively for 9’s to 1 j ' s. " SMARTIES " by Gold Stripe Your own exclusive Silk Stockings, too. just for juniors and slim things — of silk pure. $1 (3 pairs $2.85). Made 100% The New JELLEFF ' S 1214-1220 F St. For Exclusive Fashions For Extra Value! HOT SHOPPES 4340 Connecticut Ave., N. W. Georgia Ave. at Gallatin St. 1733 Rhode Island Ave., N. E. 2301 Bladensburg Road, N. E. Washington Airport 5400 Wisconsin Ave., N. W. G. W. Class Rings Fraternity Pins Fraternity Jewelry Medals, Cups, Trophies L. G. BALFOUR COMPANY 204 International Building Tel. NA. 1045 COMPLETE FURNISHINGS FOR MEN ARROW INTERWOVEN SWANK MacGREGOR JARMAN MANHATTAN Open Evenings And Other Famous Brands on Display at the Student’s Shop DAVE MARGOLIS MEN’S WEAR 22nd at G H. L. RUST CO. Paul Pearlman MORTGAGES G. W. U. BOOKS RENTALS ♦ 1711 G Street, N. W. 1001 Fifteenth St. N. W. District 3543 INDEX Opening Section Title Page 3 Foreword 4 Dedication 6 Administration 8 President Marvin Trustees Officers of Administration 13 Teaching Staff 16 Seniors 24 Senior Council 27 Senior Class 28 The Law School Moot Court The Law School Makes History Senior Class 76 Order of the Coif 88 Kappa Beta Pi Phi Alpha Delta Phi Delta Delta . School of Medicine Message to Graduates . . . . The Drama Unfolds Senior Class William Beaumont Society Smith -Reed -Russel I Society . . A. F. A. King Obstetrical Society Phi Chi Alpha Kappa Kappa . . . . Phi Delta Epsilon Alpha Epsilon Iota William Alanson White Society Fraternities Social Fraternities Interfraternity Council . . . . Sigma Chi Kappa Sigma Kappa Alpha Theta Delta Chi Phi Sigma Kappa Delta Tau Delta Sigma Alpha Epsilon . . . . Sigma Phi Epsilon Sigma Nu Acacia Theta Upsilon Omega . . . . Tau Kappa Epsilon Phi Alpha Tau Alpha Omega Phi Epsilon Pi Social Sororities Pan-Hellenic Council . . . . Pi Beta Phi 93 9 + 96 98 1 10 1 12 1 1 3 1 4 1 16 1 1 7 1 18 1 19 123 24 126 128 130 132 134 136 138 140 142 44 146 148 49 150 52 54 [ 316 . INDEX Chi Omega 156 Sigma Kappa 158 Phi Mu 160 Alpha Delta Pi 162 Delta Zeta 164 Kappa Delta 166 Zeta Tau Alpha 168 Alpha Delta Theta 170 Kappa Kappa Gamma 172 Phi Sigma Sigma 174 Junior Pan-Hellenic Association 176 Honorary Fraternities Sigma Tau 178 Pi Delta Epsilon 179 Omicron Delta Kappa 180 Mortar Board 181 Gate and Key 182 Delphi 183 Iota Sigma Pi 184 Alpha Pi Epsilon 185 Pi Gamma Mu 186 Ward Sociological Society 187 Steel Gauntlet 188 Pi Lambda Theta 189 Phi Beta Kappa 190 Professional Fraternities Theta Tau 192 Alpha Chi Sigma 193 Chi Upsilon 194 Alpha Kappa Psi 195 Phi Pi Epsilon 196 Phi Delta Gamma 197 Delta Phi Epsilon 198 Activities Columbian Women 202 The General Alumni Association 203 The Student Council 204 Engineers’ Council 205 Cue and Curtain 206 Men’s Glee Club 208 Women’s Glee Club 209 Colonial Campus Club 210 Baptist Student Union 211 Newman Club 212 Christian Science Organization 213 Riding Club 214 Library Science Club 215 Le Cercle Francais Universitaire 216 Philippinesian Society 217 The Student Life Committee 218 Men’s and Women’s Debate 219 Publications Council 220 The Cherry Tree 221 The University Hatchet 225 [ 317 ] INDEX The Student Handbook 229 The George Washington Law Review 230 Society Buff and Blue Room 232 Homecoming Ball 233 All-University From 234 Interfraternity Pledge Prom 235 Junior Pan-Hellenic Prom 236 Engineers’ Ball 237 Interfraternity Prom 238 Pan-Hellenic Prom 239 Freshman-Sophomore Prom 240 Freshman Mixers 241 Athletics 242 Men’s Sports Coaching Staff 245 Managerial System 247 Football 248 Basketball . 258 Rifle 262 Interfraternity Athletics 263 Freshman Basketball 264 Freshman Football 265 Intramurals 266 U omen ' s Sports Instructors 267 Women’s Athletic Association 268 Intramural Board 269 Managers and Results 270 Rifle 275 Features Beauty Contest 279 Hall of Fame 284 March of Events 286 Snapshots 3°4 Advertisements to Follow I 31 K

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