Girls High School of Brooklyn - Blue and Gold Yearbook (Brooklyn, NY)
- Class of 1953
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PRINCIPAL'S LETTER ..... 4
WAYS OF A MARINER .... . . . 6
TOWARD THESE SHORES. . . . . . 7
SPIRIT OF ABE ........,. . . . B
IMAGINARY MEETING .... B
THANK BELL ......... 9
PET TALK .............. 9
LET FREEDOM RING ........ . . . 10
DEMOCRACY OF SPORTS .... . . .11
LAND O' LIGHTS ........ .. .12 ,
OUR SUBWAYS ......... . . .13
AMERICA's ORATION .... . . .14
MOTHER AMERICA ..... . . .15 ,Q
CLASS Pl-IOJOQ. L. .S . . .146 A I
CLUB PHOTOS ..... . . .17
CELEBRITY PAGE .... . . .18
FOUR SEASONS. .q .................... . . .20
SENIOR MONTAGE ...,................... . . .21 Q'
JANUARY CLASS OFFICERS AND TEACHERS .... . . .22 f' U
JANUARY GRADUATES ......... .......... . . .24 h 1
GRADUATION PRAYER .................. . . .31
JUNE CLASS OFFICERS AND TEACHERS. . . . . ,32
JUNE GRADUATES .................. . . .34 .
AMERICAN BOOKS ................ . . .49
THROUGH THE MAGIC DOOR .... . . .50
OUR ADVERTISERS ............ . . .51
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Brotherhood Week, 1953
Dear girls of the classes of 1953, ,
You leave us during a year which, even in these early days of Febru-
ary when l write this note to you to meet the printer's deadline, gives
promise of being a fateful one for us all. Already 1953 has become im-
portant as the year of the inauguration of President Eisenhower, as the
three hundredth anniversary of the founding of New York City, and as the
seventy-fifth anniversary of the birth of Girls High School. Now, during
Brotherhood Week, 1953, we ioin with all the other schools in our city in
the new homeroom ritual of pledging allegiance to our flag and singing
the fourth stanza of America.
Once you have departed from our halls, you will not have such fre-
quent occasionsio pgarticipate ingpatriotic recitcgiongancl song. We hope,
howgfeqthg you will not need daily reminders of your duties as citizens
of our country and as believers in the divine power guarding us all. We
trust that for the rest of your lives you will demonstrate by your actions
that you are conscientious citizens of America and ardent followers of the
A survey of the American Scene which you have selected as the theme
of your yearbook should convince you more and more as the years pass
how our country through frequent trials and renewed efforts has struggled
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WAYS OF A MARINER
Marguerite crocheted the last loops of her blue blouse. Afterwards she walked to
the little dressmaker shop in La Rue Caillou and selected the tiny pearls and sequins
which she would sew on it. lt was to be her first gala with Bill, and she knew this
evening was to be something special in her life.
The house was quiet except for the sudden squeals of delight coming from her
younger soeur and frere, little Louise and Michel. Soon Marguerite was at the door
greeting Bill. He looked taller and even more handsome in his Navy uniform and she
felt so very fortunate to have a friend like Bill. "I feel rather different tonight," she
said. He smiled-that guileless smile that would flutter many a girl's heart. Monsieur
Luchon looked up from his iournal at the young sailor with whom he had become well
acquainted. He no longer thought it necessary to make "small talk" with Bill. Bill
broke the silence suggesting that they take une promenade in the evening air. Bill and
Marguerite started walking slowly hand in 'hand under the poplar trees of the Left Bank
of the Seine. "There's something about Paris," Bill said. "lt's such a lovely place to
take a walk." Here and there a star winked.
Some thousand miles away on a brisk corner of Central Park West a letter was
dropped into a mailbox. The letter was to William Tyler, cfo U.S. Navy, Paris, France.
Only the faint echoes of La Vie En Rose could be heard rippling across the water
from a sidewalk cafe of the Right Bank where people danced and sipped old
rich wines every night. The moon had risen, and glistened across the Seine. Every now
and then the moonlight got caught in the facets of Marguerite's little diamond and
gave off a brilliant sparkle. About a half hour had passed since Bill had slipped it on
her slim finger. They started walking home. "l'm afraid Papa may say we should wait
a little longer," Marguerite said. Occasionally an old lady or a tired old fisherman
laden with his catch would pass by, staring at Marguerite and Bill. Marguerite and Bill
laughed gaily as they continued along the broad quay. Across a low-lying old stone
bridge a flower girl was begging the promenaders to buy her flowers. Bill went across
and brought back two boutonnieres of violets. He put one in Marguerite's blonde hair
and told her that he would give the other to her mother.
The signals sounded in the harbor, and Marguerite felt a wave of fear go through
her. She realized that in a few hours she and Bill would be separated by the vastness
of an ocean. Maman et Papa seemed unaccountably calm at breakfast, and when Bill
called, Madame Luchon coaxed him to partake of a second cup of cafe'au lait and
some crisp buttery croissants.
The anchor was raised and Marguerite stood immobile still on the pier.- The great
U.S. ship was soon lost in the mist. The fog horns blew mournfully.
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The winds were strong and blustery and the American sailors on the top deck were
busy with the tasks essential to a safe landing. Bill stopped a moment and there was
the Statue of Liberty saluting and the Empire State Building among her tall friends, all
in proud erectness. The ship was steady and well-anchored now. He looked down
among the crowds of people waiting on the pier-mothers, fathers, sisters, and sweet-
hearts-all hurried out of their beds to meet some beloved person-each wearing an
anxious expression and seeking with concern.
Suddenly a voice called, "Bill, Bill-over here . . . Welcome home!" So she hadn't
forgotten him! How long had it been since her letters had stopped coming? But he
never could forget her voice . . . Maria's enchanting black hair was caught in the high
harbor breeze, and she kept on calling to him until their eyes met. Bill smiled and
waved, and climbed down the side of the ship to greet her.
JANICE NANTON, 7
TOWARD THESE SHORES
As l think back about two or three years ago, in my mind appears a
medium-sized former American warship, the Gen. Taylor, rededicated to
the good service of bringing European refugees toward these shores. It is
the eleventh day of the iourney, and a curious thirteen-year-old girl is
awaiting the arrival.
She wanted to stay up on deck through the night, for she feared she
would miss something very great, if she were not on hand to glimpse the
first view of this strange, unknown land. But she was sent down to the
cabin by her parents. Now she is lying still, with open eyes and ears,
listening to the even rocking of the ship. "What is America like?" The
question seems not only to rest on her mind, but to occupy the whole
stateroom. She must discover the answer. Quietly she dresses and steals
out of the cabin. She runs up the steep narrow iron stairs, opens the door
to the deck, and-stops . . . She cannot move, for there it is:
ln the grey darkness she sees a huge fortress with silhouetted towers
and terraces. The magic illusion is clarified by thousands of lights which
become visible as the ship approaches the harbor and the fort or castle
of her imagination dissolves into the peaceful skyscrapers of the metropolis,
which is New York.
"Well, how do you like our city?" inquires a white-clad ship's cook as
he gives me a broad smile. Then, noticing the astonished look on my face,
he thinks l do not understand English, smiles once more, and goes below.
ALLA MAIKOWSKY, 8
.Sjoirif 0 .Abe
He was a tall, lean, lanlgf gigi-
Children would gather as he passed by,
Friends would shout greetings, in their hearts a song,
Such was the feeling when Abe came along.
Shoulders erect, head up high,
Lips parted in smile, qes blue as the sky,-
A nod if the heaag a greeting motion with arm-
With Abe as our leader, there could come no harm.
What would I do I lived in his day?
As he passed me Qi, what would I say?
U I smiled at him, what would he do?
Ah! but fy' course, he'd smile back too!
JOANNE NELSON, 5
johnny Appleseed was a nice old chap.'
Ibu never saw him without his pot fir a cap!
johnny traveled the U.S. far and wide
With a coonskin bag tucked in at his side.
His wagon was junk-heaped yet neat in a way,
He worked all day without any pay,
One brzght sunshiny day in December,
He met a man he couldn't remember:
'fj0hn, may I borrow your axe pr a while?"
He said it grujly, yet with a smileg
'Mx name is Paul Bunyang I cut down trees!
johnny stared at him, then ill to his knees.
'fWhat did you say? You cut down trees?
That's as bad as dgiing the seas! U
"What do you mean?" said Paul with a fowng
"I cut down trees to build up towns."
johnny turned quiekbz, with his axe walked away,
He mumbled and grumbled about it all day:
"What does he mean? He cuts down trees,'
Afer I plant them all day on my knees,
This giant mzghtjust as well tell me to cease
"The trees I plant and love so much,
He comes right Mer to cut in a rush!
Trees are so lovebg they live without Fan'
Their jragrance so sweet makes balmy the air! "
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Sue has iust rushed in from school. Her books she throws casually on the bed.
Where is everybody? she wonders as she heads for the refrigerator. Ah, this ham
really looks good! And it tastes better even than it did last night. Oh, a fresh cake!
Mom sure is an angel. Now, let me see . . . Do I have everything? Where's the box of
chocolates Bob brought me? Here it is . . .
She heads for that heavenly invention of Mr. Bell. A few circles of the finger, a
moment of ringing and her best pal is on the telephone, prepared for their daily rite
of communication. The two converse for two hours to catch up on the minutes lost
yesterday, when Sue's father insisted she hang up.
Intermission brings another raid on the refrigerator . . . Why, surely there was a
chicken leg! She had probably eaten it first of all . . . Well, l'll make the best of the
left-over salad and the sandwich meat . . . But how about some more candy? Some is
found in Sis's drawer of the desk . . . She also discovers Betty's new secret-and how
handsome he is! lt's a new line of conversation as well, so back to the telephone.
Two and a half hours later Sue is busily saying good-bye because her father is
opening the front door. He asks how everything was at school. Everything was fine.
He asks what she's been doing all afternoon. She says, "Nothing much. I was think-
ing what ci wonderful invention the telephone is."
"What do you mean?" asks her father.
"Mary Ann and I can't say two words without quarreling when we're together, but
over the 'phone we talk for hours without a disagreement."
Father smiles. "Certainly the telephone is a wonderful invention, but the pay en-
velope is better. With it I can pay those wonderful telephone bilIs."
BERNICE CARTER, 5
I am ten years old. I have lived with my masters all that time. My name is Boo-Boo. It
may sound silly to you, but I like it. My fur is black and grey. I am respected in the
household for my ability to catch mice. At night when everything's quiet I'm in the
kitchen prowling around. Just the other night I stepped into the cabinet where the pots
and pans are kept, and got shut up there until one of the masters heard my mews.
I love to prowl for food too. lt's not that I don't get enough to eat, but the scent
of fish frying tempts me even to cross the yard. So Friday is Sunday to me: I get all
The only time my masters annoy me is when they shoo me off the chair or desk or
wherever I'm taking a snooze. My only playmate is Shep the dog: I like to tease the
old slow-poke. He thinks I'm a spoiled cat. What do you think?
GERALDINE MORGAN, 5
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"Oh, how I detest History," was my lament on my way home from
teacher expect me to remember all it says about the election of a presi-
chool. "To think that I have to study the Constitution! How does the
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dent in the constitution? Who cares, anyway? So a new president is
elected, so he is!" Then as I stumbled through the door and into the hall
I thought, "Oh, well, there's no use complaining."
The warmth of the house was comforting on this cold January day,
and I soon became reconciled to doing my homework.
I went into my room and sat on the couch. "I'd just as well make my-
self comfortable, because I always fall asleep over this boring history."
"Let's see now, page 826, article two, section one. Oh! for goodness
sake, I'm so sleepy. lYawn.l 'The executive power vested in the President
of the United States shall hold office, during term of four years together
with Vice President, chosen for the same term, be elected as follows.'
IYawnl. l'll iust take notes, I guess. 'Electors meet in states, vote, person
getting greatest number of electoral votes is president. President is com-
mander in chief of army and navy and militia of United States, President
can make treaties'. . .......... zzzzzz."
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"I don't know what I'm doing here, but I'm here. Why, hello little girl,
what's your name?" The child looked at me as if I were crazy, and
shouted at me: "Long live Stephanus!"
"Wow! Where am I?" I yelled back at her. She only looked at me dis-
gustedly and walked away.
"Here comes a woman, maybe she'll act sensible," I said to myself.
As she approached I ran in front of her, blocking her path and grinned at
her, saying, "How are you, madam, where am I? My name is Adele, and
yours? Glad to meet you." She too gazed at my physiognomy as if she
expected to be struck dead by it, but she told me her name was Vilia
and that I was in Panslavia. Afraid of her walking off and leaving me
stranded in this strange place, I babbled on. "What's that button you've
got on your coat? Is this your election season? Not so long ago we had
elections over in the United States. Boy! was it exciting! I'm c Democrat,
what are you?"
"Me?" she said fearfully. "I have applied for membership in the
Party-. There's only one party here . . . Please," she pleaded, "don't let
anyone know what you've just told me, or you'll be arrested . . . " She
looked around like a frightened child, and then whispered, "Quick, come
with me, that guard over there will suspect me if he sees us together, and
I don't want to goto iail."
She took my hand and started to run . . . I stumbled along clumsily
behind, for I was terribly confused. The guard shouted "Halt!" and raced
in pursuit . . . I was frightened almost to death-. He was at my heels!
"Oh!" I gasped as he grabbed at the back of my neck.
. . . .At that moment I awoke, to find that I had lost my place.
Gazing up at me was the title page of my history book: "Let Freedom
ADELE CARRINGTON, 8
DEMDCRACY OF SPORT
Here in America we're very fortunate, we have
a sport that's known as baseball. I can root for
any team I want, be the team in first or last place.
Though I'm not on the field, as a rooter I have
an active part in helping my team win. A crowd of
cheering people can give a team all the help in
the world, with of course their knowledge of base-
To have crowds of people all around me, not
separated or segregated, is truly American. To
meet and shake hands with the players is truly
Then when I leave the ball park, I hear people
saying what a great game it was, even if their team
lost. I think that that certainly proves baseball is a
Maybe I'Il buy another hot dog on the way out.
And l'II give one last boo. to the other team.
At the park it's always crowded, but I won't
mincl if the lady ahead of me steps on my foot, or
even if her small daughter pushes me while taking
If I'm lucky, I can pat my cousin on the back
and say, "Better luck next time," with a big wide
grin on my face.
But then, maybe my team won't win, and as
usual l'II vow never to come to the ball park
again,-in fact, I'II go so far as to threaten never
to listen to the game on the radio. But on Satur-
day, where clo you think I am? You guessed right:
-having the time of my life at the ball-park,
hooting and hollering louder than ever.
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"Where can we go so that each one of us can be entertained?"
asked the President of the Club-Around-the-Corner.
They all thought silently fora moment and then one of the younger
members exclaimed: "Let's go to Coney Island, where there's excitement,
laughter, - even stomach-aches! You'll find everything: roller coasters,
freak shows, - besides sea-bathing, of course."
"You've convinced us," replied the President, laughingly. "Let's go!"
So off they went, with a million other Americans of assorted ages, all
hoping it wouldn't rain, expecting to get pushed around, and hoping to
reach home eventually, sate and sound. First of all, the Club-Around-the-
Corner listened to the sound of the water as it crashed against the shore
when the waves rolled in. Then they ioined the laughing voices of children
playing in the golden sand.
Dressed once again for promenading, they strolled up the boardwalk,
stopping at the shooting gallery to test their aim, bumping into each other
in electric scooters, and trying out their strength with mallet and bell. They
enjoyed each barker's spiel before deciding on the shows to see, and re-
hearsed the fun on the train homeward bound: They had eaten hot-dogs,
cotton-candy, watermelon slices, corn-on-the-cob, hamburgers, french fries,
pizza and knishes, washed down with root beer, assorted sodas, and soft
drinks, yet so far not a single stomach-ache had developed!
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"Hey! Get off my foot!"
"This man keeps hitting me with his newspaper!"
These cries may be heard on our wonderful New York trains during
that typically American rush hour, the most hectic of the day, when almost
anything can happen.
One lovely June day, Mary Jane and her father were headed for the
subway, Mr. Avery hoping, in vain, to make it before the crowded hour.
Mary Jane took the opportunity while Daddy was getting change to wan-
der away, as was her habit. Then as she found herself pushed along by
the mass of humanity she looked around frantically. Seeing her father
there ahead of her, she felt once more at ease.
Soon the doors closed upon them, and she held on to a door handle
at her eye level, between the cars. At the next stop the mob descended
upon her again, this time sweeping Mary Jane to the platform. "I don't
want to get off!" she shouted, and, as the door closed behind her, she
heard Daddy's voice: "Get on the next train, and wait for me at the next
At first Mary Jane was inclined to feel angry with her father for hold-
ing on to his newspaper better than her, then she decided she should have
listened to Mommy's warning: "Hold on to your father's hand, he's not
used to taking a little girl to the office." Now she concentrated on follow-
ing her father's parting directions. At the next station, she stepped out of
the train as though from a moving dungeon.
There was Daddy with open arms, ready to protect his little daughter
from another frightening experience on our New York subways.
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f A clap of thunder woke me in the night,
9' Aurora kissed me earbf in the morn
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Long ajqerwarah a ship came from the sea,
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America, where men learn to befee!
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America is the mother if the brave and the j?ee,'
Her tolerance is much more than our Qfes can see,'
Her children are of each imaginable race,
And they keep coming home at a steaajz pace.
Mother always treats her children alike:
She gives evegz child each human right,'
On her shoulders,jQ1mib2 problems bear,
Never failing to remecyl their care.
America? the mother ry' the brave and the fee,
Has her protecting arms stretched over the sea,
To gather her children home to her breast-
America, the home if the loved and blest!
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Spring, in her colors clear and true,
From the ground is pushing throughg
Little dots fy' brightest green,
Make it an electric scene!
Summer bright with blue and red
Flowers ovenclow their bed,-
Streams do tumble happibf,-f
Mother Nature's set them fee!
Autumn comes upon the scene
Turning things that once were green
Into tan and yellow and brown,
And cigzjblk return to town.
Winter tones are white and gray:
People skating on a winter day,
Little children go to school
To learn ly heart the Golden Rule.
Autumn brought the cool school daysg
Winter, glittering snow, that stays
Until spring sheds its light,
And summer burns ly: day and night.
As the years go drifting lyf
Sometimes with a tear or sigh,
As the seasons come and go,
Changes, never ending, flow.
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President of President of
Loyal League Sef1lOr Class
Vice President of
Head Girl of Arista
Senior Editor of
Blue 8- Gold
Telephone Co. Nursing
Bellevue Hospital Business
BOONE, BRITT, BROWN, CARLOS,
ILIA MARY BLANCHE DORIS
Seumslress Dressmaker Evening C0ll99e
CARRINGTON, CLARK, COLEMAN, CONLEY,
ADELE JOYCE BARBARA SHARLENE
Brooklyn College vCollege Nursing School Brooklyn College
V Marriage Teaching
COOPER, COREY, CRAIG, CUMBERBATCH,
ELEANOR CATHERINE VIOLA GRACE
Nurses Training New York School New York College Hunter College
of Mortuary of Music
CUTLER, DAWSON, DOUGLAS, DUNN,
SHELBA JESSIE JUNE NORMA
Brooklyn College Nursing School Brooklyn College Business School
Civil Service? Marriage
D'VACI'lIO, FARMER, FILOSA, FORSTER,
ROSE MARIE MARINA TI-IERESA MARJORIE
Secretarial Work Business Business Secretarial Work
FOSTER, FROST, GALLAWAY,
MILDRED BESSIE ANNIE
Nurses Training School Delehuniy lnstiiufe Marriage
HARRISON, HASSELL, HILL, HOLDER,
ELSIE DOROTHY MARION MARIE
Teleohone Co. v Typist and File Clerk Central Needle Nurses Training
in Telephone Co. Trades H. S.
HOLMES, HOPSON, - E . IQIOWERTON, HUDSON,
CARRIE DIAN ' 1 f " f LQRETTA TI-IOMASINA
Nurses Training Brookl n,College f ,fBfJsiness Business School
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SARAH IRENE CYNTHIA JOYCE
Brooklyn College I Morey Wayde Business School Secretary
KING, LEE, LITTLE, MAIKOWSKY
GLORIA SYLVIA IRMA ALLA
Business Drake Business School Civil Service C.C.N.Y.
MATTHEWS, MAYNARD, NIcMICHAEL,
LENA HOPE LORETTA
Business School Business Business School
NIcNAIR, MUSE, NEELY, NIXON,
LOUISE JEAN RUTH DOLORES
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PALMER, PAYNE, PELHAM, PHILLIPS,
EDNIONIA NORMA NE'l'I'IE BEATRICE
Dressmaking Business School C.C.N.Y. Brooklyn College
PILGRIM, PLEYDLE, REID, ROBERTSON,
GLORIA JOAN ROSE BARBARA
Business Dental Assistant U. S. Army Air Force Brooklyn College
ROBINSON, ROCK, SIMPSON, SMITH,
ROSALEE DOLORES MAE BELLE LORETTA
L. I. College Hospital St. John's Hospital L, I. College Hospital Brooklyn College
Nurses Training Nursing Nurses Training
, Brooklyn College Secretarial Work
School of Nursing
WALKER, WARD, WATSON,
JOYCE LORRAINE CYNTHIA
r Brooklyn College Seamstress Registered Nurse
WILLIAMS, wllus, WITHINGTON,
PINKY DIANE JOAN
Office Work Fashion Insfilute of Brooklyn College
Marriage Tech. Designing
WRIGHT, WYATI', YOUNG,
EVELYN SYLVIA LORETTA
Brooklyn College College Bellevue Hospital
Teaching Secrelary Nurses Training
WATTS, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMS,
PAULINE ALMA ELAINE GLORIA
Business Business Nurses Training School Business School of
lesterday we laughed,'
Today we marvel,
Wekel we've come
To the end cj our travel ....
But it's not the end qv our journeyirzg-
'Tis just that our pathway is turning ....
Let us look back on past years:
The joys, the sorrows, the smiles, the tears,
And think: Are we happy to go?
'Tis a long hard road aheaaQ you know,
Ana' now there's no one,
No teachers to guide us,
W2 can onbz pray and ask
God will walk beside us,
To lead us with an inner light 5
On a road as dark as night,-
To help us make this a better nation
From this our day Q' graduation.
MARIA CARLOS, 8
.W ,,m..Ms ,
IVEY, JACKSON, BEST,
VIRGINIA RUBY YVONNE
President of President of Vice President of
Loyal League Senior Class Senior Class
Secretary of Secretary of
Loyal League Senior Class
President of Senior Editor of
Senior Arista Blue and Gold
Head Girl of Arisla
Blue and Gold
JUNE 1953 FQ?
ABNEY, ALEXANDER, ALEXIS, ANASTASIA,
MARGUERITE LUCY WINIFRED KATHERINE
Typisf Nursing School .Secretary Secretary
ANDERSON, ANDERSON, ANDERSON, ARMSTRONG,
DAISY MARY, OLLIE NATALIE
College Brooklyn College Business School Work
ARNOLD, ARRINGTON, AULFORD, AVERY,
DOLORES ESTERLEAN FREDDIE MAE HENRIETTA
Business School Typist Secretary Business School
BASSINO, BERKERY, BERMISS,
GERALDINE MONICA RAFAELA
Secretary-Steno. Secretarial Work Business School
BEST, BEST, BIGGERS, BINYARD,
CONSTANCE YVONNE CORA DOROTHY
Brooklyn College Inst. of Arts and Sciences Nurses Training Nurses Training
Secretary Kings County
College Civil Service
CARDONE, CLARK, CRIMI, DANIEL,
ADELINE HELEN JEAN EUNICE
Secretarial Work Civil Service Secrelarial Work Kings County
D'AMATO, D'AMlC0, DAVILA, DAVIS,
MADELEINE ANTOINETTE NAREIDA MILDRED -
Private Secretary Typist Secretary Nursing School
BURNS, BURROUGHS, BYNOE, CANNON,
BARBARA MARY EVELYN SUSANNE
Clerk, Cashier Secrefary Business, Secretary C0lle9e
DEMPSEY, DONALDSON, DREW, EASTMOND,
MARGARET EUNICE YVONNE ALICE
Business School College City College Secretarial Work
Secretarial Work N. Y. Civics Admin.
ELBER, EVANS, FARROW, FATE,
THELMA DORIS ESTHER FLORETHA
Nursing Nursing School Brooklyn College Nursing School
N. Y. Foundling Hosp.
FISHER, FISHER, Fl.U NORY, FOSTER,
DORIS JACQUELINE MAXINE PEARL
Business School College Brooklyn College College
GARNES, GARY, GASKIN,
MARY MARGIE ELAINE
Business School Business School Brooklyn College
Art Career Nursing School
Brooklyn College B'00klYn C0lle9e
HARPER, HARPER, HARRIS,
BERNICE JOYCE JOYCE
Nursing School Nursing School Secretarial Work
HENDRICKS, HEUSON, HILL, HOLT,
MAGDALENE JOAN PAULINE M BARBARA
Nurses Training Business School Work Business School
Ari' School Business
Secretarial Work Telephone Operator
ISAAC, IVEY, IVY, JACKSON,
EDITH VIRGINIA SARAH RUBY
Nursing School Business Registered Nurse Brooklyn College
JACKSON, JENNETTE, JOHNSON, JOHNSON,
TERETHA ANNIE BARBARA HELENE
College Lab. Technician Secretarial Work Business School
JOHNSON, JOHNSON, JOHNSON, JONES,
MURIEL SHIRLEY THOMASINA BARBARA
Kings County Business School Business School Steno., Fed. Govt.
Nursing School Hunter College
JONES, JONES, JORDAN, JOSEPH,
FRANCIS LORRAINE JOANNA FLORENCE
Nurses Training College Nursing School Secretarial Work
KELLEY, KESSLER, LACEY, LACEY,
IDA SONIA EII.EEN NANCY
Accountant Pace Business College Business U. S. Navy
LANS, LA ROCCA, LAYNE, LEAVEY,
JANET CARMELA ELVIRA PATRICIA
Secretarial Work Business Secretarial Work Typist
LEFTENANT, LEWIS, LEWIS, LILES,
ELLA ANNIE CAROL MARY
Nursing Business School Typist Artist
Kings County Hospital
NIANNING, NIARESCA, MARCELLE,
ENID ANNA GRACE
Business Business Business School
MARSHALL, MASON, MAYE, McINTOSI'l,
SANDRA BARBARA MARY ELIZABETH
Secretarial Work College Business Nurses Training
McIN'I'OSH, McJUNKIN, McLAUGHLIN, McNEIL,
ISABEL HENRI MAE GRETA
Marriage Nurses Training Secretary-Bookkeeper Telephone Operator
Nursing School Business
MITCHELL, MORTON, MOORE, MOULTRIE,
FAY LUCILLE LILLIE SHIRLEY
College Business College, Business College
NANTON, NELSON, NESBITT, NORGROVE,
.IANICE SYLVIA LILLIAN BARBARA
Cgllege Business Brooklyn College Brooklyn College
Med. Scientist Teaching
NURSE, OLDS, OWENS, PACK,
GAYNEL CONSTANCE ELAINE SYLVIA
Nurses Training Nursing Business College
St. Johns Hospital
PALIN, PALMER, PANNULLO, PARKER,
MYRNA BETTY PAULINE CONSTANCE
Drake Business School Telephone Clerk Night College Brooklyn College
PAYNE, PEMBERTON, PLEYDLE, RIVERA,
THELMA HENRIETTA GLORIA CARMEN
Brooklyn College College, Doctor Business School Brooklyn College
ROBINSON, ROBERTSON, ROBILLARD, RUIZ,
JANIE HAZELTINE INA YOLANDA
Work Business School U. S. Navy Secreiariol Work
SARPA, SAUNDERS, SCOTT, SCOTT,
ELEANOR SYLVIA ALICE NATALI E
Secretarial Work Brooklyn College Typist Business
SHAND, SHELL, SMITH, SMITH,
VICTORIA SHIRLEY A CAROL CATHLENE
Typist Nurses Training Nursing College
Kings County Hospital
SMITH, SOBERS, SPENCER, STEWART,
HELEN MALVINA ARMA AMY
Beouly Culture Business School Nighl School, Work Business
STEWART, STEWART, STURDIVANT, SYKES,
EDNA IRA MARIE WILLA
Business School Business Brooklyn College BUSineSS
TALBOT, TAYLOR, THOMAS, TOPPING,
PEARL MAMIE ERNESTINE YVONNE
Business Accountant, Typist Marriage College, Teaching
TURNER, TYSON, VIGVEIA, WALKER,
ELLA SHIRLEY MARGARET CLEO
Designer, Art College Secretarial Work Business School Brooklyn College
WALKER, WALKER, WARE, WASHINGTON,
JOAN SYLVIA ELLA ELLA
Oakwood College Nurses Training Business Inst. of Applied Arts
Nursing and Sciences
WEDDERBURN, WEST, WEZKIEWIEZ, WILLIAMS,
MARION DOROTHY MARY ANNA
Ithaca College, Typist Secretarial Work Business College
WILLIAMS, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMS, WILLIAMS,
-IUANITA OLIVIA SARAH WILLIE MAE
Telephone Operator Business College Nursing School Business School
Business Women's Air Force
Every book was selected by leaders in the sfafe represented.
ALABAMA-Ante-Bellum Mansions if
Alabama by Ralph Hammond
ALASKA-Hearth in the Snow by Laura
Buchan and jerry Allen
ARIZONA-LW Among the Apaches by
John C. Cremony
ARKANSAS-Arkansas, A Guide to the
State, WPA, American Guide Series
CALIFORNIA-Education in Calyornia
by Roy Cloud
COLORADO-Stampede to Timberland
by Muriel Sibell Wolle
CONNECTICUT-COHHCCIIVCHI, Past and
Present by Odell Shepard
DELAWARE-National Education in the
United States ry'America by DuPont de
DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA-Constantino
Brumidi, Michelangelo if the United States
Capitol by Myrtle Cheney Murdock
FLORIDA-Florida's Golden Sands by
Alfred jackson Hanna and Kathryn
GEORGIA-Georgia, A Short History by
E. Merton Coulter
HAWAII - Hawaiils War Tears by
IDAHO-JOE Meek by Stanley Vestal
ILLINOIS- The Story ty' Illinois by
Theodore Calvin Pease
INDIANA-Hoosier Caravarg A Treasuy
dlndiana LM: and Lore edited by R. E.
IOWA-The Rivers cjHer Vallgrs by
William J. Petersen
KANSAS- The Autobiography cy' William
KENTUCKY- The Thread That Runs So
True by jesse Stuart
LOUISIANA-All This Is Louisiana by
Frances Parkinson Keyes
MAINE-Collected Poems if Edwin Ar-
lington Robinson ,
MARYLAND-Maryland Main and the
Eastern' Shore by Hulbert Footner
MASSACHUSETTS- The Peabody Sisters
of Salem by Louise Hall Tharp
MICHIGAN-Lake Superior by Grace
MINNESOTA- The Doctors Mayo by
Helen B. Clapesattle
MISSISSIPPI-Lanterns on the Levee by
William Alexander Percy
MISSOURI-s76556 james Was .NU .Neigh-
bor by Homer Croy
MONTANA- The Majestic Land by Eric
NEBRASKA-A Cycle ofthe West by
john G. Neihardt
NEVADA-Mark Twain in Nevada by
Effie Mona Mack
NEW HAMPSHIRE-New Hampshire by
NEW JERSEY-Cockpit Q' the Revolu-
tion by Leonard Lundin
NEW MEXICO-New Mexico Village
Arts by Roland F. Dickey
NEW YORK-A Centuy ty' Service to
Public Education by D. Emma Wilber
Hodge and Lamont Foster Hodge
NORTH CAROLINA-North Carolina His-
tory Told ly Conternporaries edited by
Hugh Talmage Lefler
' NORTH DAKOTA - Red River Runs
North! by Vera Kelsey
OHIO-The Buckgre Country by Har-
OKLAHOMA - Oklahoma - Foot-Loose
and Fang:-Free by Angie Debo
OREGON - The Empire Builders by
Robert Ormond Case
PENNSYLVANIA-Thomas Henry Bur-
rowes by Robert Landis Mohr
PUERTO RICO-Puerto Rico, Caribbean
Crossroads by Lewis C. Richardson
lPhotography by Charles E. Rotkinl
and The Geographic Regions rj Puerto Rico
by Rafael Pico
RHODE ISLAND- The Browns of Provi-
dence Plantations by James B. Hedges
SOUTH CAROLINA - A Carolina Rice
Plantation ey' the Fwies by Alice R.
Huger Smith and Herbert Ravenel Sass
SOUTH DAKOTA-South Dakota, a Guide
to the State, WPA, 2nd edition revised
by M. Lisle Reese
TENNESSEE-Andrew jackson, the Bor-
der Captain by Marquis James
TEXAS-Texas, a World in Itself by
George Sessions Perry
UTAH1UlGh, The Stuibr J Her People
by Milton R. Hunter
VERMONT-Let Me Show You Vermont
by Charles Edward Crane
VIRGINIA-Virginia Reader edited by
Frances Coleman Rosenberger
WASHINGTON-High Adventure by Bob
and Ira Spring
WEST VIRGINIA-A History ay' Educa-
tion in West Virginia by Charles H.
WISCONSIN10la World Wisconsin by
Fred L. Holmes
WYOMING- Wyoming: Frontier State by
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National Education Associaf
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Xqwkjrx As Tommy sits beside his mother in the car, his little
X I heart is beating faster than a drum at the prospect of
l X shopping at the supermarket. What will he choose for
Momma to buy for him this week?
Finally they pull into a suitable parking space. Now
the doors are approached. Just watch! The door opens
by itself: "Ohl Let's do that again," and Tommy glows
as, slowly and silently, the glass servant obeys his small
shadow across its photo-electric lbrainl cell.
Up, up, the tall shelves inside beckon next. Tommy
measures with his eye endless cylinders of canned, boxed,
and bottled stuff. The frozen food locker, more restful in
its cool and gleaming white, promises special treats. But
here comes Momma with one of those silver wagons.
A successful hitch-hiker, Tommy rides around the
store as Momma fills the food bin. Then she invites him
to make his selection at the toy shelf, high point of the
expedition. There are so many toys! Shall it be a red
fire-truck, a set of tin soldiers, a cowboy holster-? After
hours of pondering, or so it seems to his mother, Tommy
pays tribute to Hopalong Cassidy, Momma pays for the
purchase at the check-out counter, and a weekly American
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