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77307 THE CUMTUX a; Windeen JIM 4MZy-m PUBLISHED BY THE STUDENT BODY OF MILWAUKEE-DOWNER COLLEGE Milwaukee Wisconsin x Editor CONNIE VAN ERT Business Manager JANET WILSON LL, , 12215va f WFJLLJ WEI WW LLLLLLIJ ILL" W n . L'KILLU LULLLlL'LW MW. duW ' WW I - L MILLS n Jiwau L LLLLLLLL . LLL . - LWWLLLLLLL TL sz L - M LLLW'LLW 'LLL WWW? Li? ,L'I'h L L , LLL LINMLLLLHHHHLII Lt; ....... $1M! E 2; 1L uzguimfi' .WM: 1 CHAPMAN MEMORIAL LIBRARY 7444 134 W M. It is a looking-glass for you, a grown-up Alice, 0 student at Milwaukee-Downer College. You are the Senior looking backward on her college career and realizing poignantly that Downer is to be rememberede-always. Or you are the Junior beginning to understand more completely the subtle continuity of tradition, the Sophomore still glowing with the warmth of association climaxed during Hat Hunt. Perhaps you are the Freshman who, having spent a year at Downer, already feels the far-reaching effects of new experience. 71:44 M W W. You are the heroine. We have tried to show not only how the college has fashioned your way of life, but how you have actively influenced the college. For one of the finest benefits of the small liberal arts college is the con- tinual interest in the individual personality along with insight into her intellectual needs. You are here, carolling with the Lantern Night singers or dancing at the Junior Prom. As you turn the pages you will find yourself rowing in the shells on the river or planning the All-college Mixer. 744 $4 yam Acme. We hope you will cherish it as the symbol of a never-to-be-for- gotten year in your life. Because you know that Downer embodies a spirit that can never really be expressed in words or photographs, you will enrich this year- book by the addition of your understanding. This is your book because you have written it. A familiar scene in Lake Park enhanced by the first snowfall. e. g e 1 I O C I u O 11 O t I a e h L n I m IT. 0 S ..H.. a W d e I e V O c Y .N e h T Albert and McLaren Halls seen from Hawthornden. e. g .m 1 0 IT. 0.. .n n p S Y b d e m a ,H T. e W O T H a m p a h C W! y, z , ,6? ZS; the Teakwood Room h g u o I ..h.. d 1ewe 5 i: Waw 3v ugw Chapman Art Gallery v PRESIDENT EMERITA ELLEN C. SABIN M.A., University of Wisconsin Litt.D., Beloit College lL.D., Grinnell College PRESIDENT LUCIA RUSSELL BRIGGS BA. and M.A., Radcliffe College LI..D., Lawrence College lL.D., Miami University LL.D., Rockford College 80am! of 725mm OFFICERS Chairman . . . . Louis P. Quarles Vice Chairman . . Robert W. Baird Secretary . . Frances Winkler Ogden 9Mrs. Henry V. Ogdem Treasurer . . . . Rex R. Reeder MR. LOUIS QUARLES, Chairman Mrs. James P. Conway Edmund Fitzgerald Charles F. Ilsley Fred C. Best Howard Greene Mrs. Henry P. Hochstein, Jr. Miss Lucia R. Briggs Wred H. Clausen William W. Coleman Robert W. Baird Mrs. Lynde Bradley Mrs. William M. Chester 9 Deceased Class of 1946 Mitchell Mackie George Abbot Morison Mrs. Douglas McKey Louis P. Qucrles Donald C. Slichter Class of 1947 Mrs. John W. Mariner Clark M. Robertson Ralph M. Hoyt Rex R. Reeder Chester Wanvig Class of 1948 Frances W. Dickey William J. Grede William C. Frye Mrs. Theodore Swansen Robert J. Kieckhefer Class of 1949 Mrs. Henry V. Ogden Mrs. Frank E. Roberts, Jr. Albert S. Puelicher C. Frederic Sommond G. W. Van Derzee 10 ACTING SOCIAL DEAN GERTRUDE BREITHAUPT JUPP Mrs. Russell Jupm B.A., Milwaukee-Downer College DEAN MERIBETH ELLIOTT CAMERON B.A., M.A., Stanford University M.A., Radcliffe College Ph.D., Stanford University Absenf on leavd 11 DOROTHY F. ANDERSON, Assistant Professor of Home Economics and Chemistry. B.S., Milwau- kee-Downer College; M.S., University of Wisconsin. EDNA G. ANDERSON, Instructor in Home Economics. 8.8. and M.A., Columbia University; Diplo- ma, Wolfe School of Costume Design; additional study at the United States Testing Company, Ho- boken, New Jersey. HANNAH SOPHIA BACKLUND, Instructor in Spanish. B.A., University of Idaho; M.A., University of Illinois; additional study at University of Washington. ETHELWYNN RICE BECKWITH Mrs. William EJ, Professor of Mathematics. Ph.B., Oberlin College; M.A., Western Reserve University,- Ph.D., Radcliffe College; additional study at Bryn Mawr College; University of Goetfi, Goeffingen, Germany. MARY SUMNER BENSON, Assistant Professor of History and Political Science. B.A., Pomona College; Teacher's Certificate, University of California; M.A. and Ph.D., Columbia University. ALEXANDER F. BICK, Special Instructor in Applied Arts. Special study of Chicago Art Institute; University of Chicago; University of Wisconsin Extension Division; Milwaukee State Teachers Col- lege. GLADYS S. CALBICK, Professor of Spanish. B. 5., University of Minnesota; Certificado, Centro de estudios historicos, Madrid; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Chicago; additional study of the Uni- versity of Chicago; University of Michigan. ANNE T. CASWELL, Professor of Chemistry. BA. and M.A; Wellesley College; additional study at Cornell University; University of Chicago; Harvard Medical College; Yale University. 12 HELEN DIEUDONEE CHASE, Professor of History. B.A., Milwaukee-Downer College; M.A., Radcliffe College; additional study at the University of Chicago; Northwestern University; University of London, England. LOUISE FREY DAILEY Mrs. Stanley BJ, Instructor in Occupational Therapy. B.$. cmd Diploma in Occupational Therapy. Milwaukee-Downer College. DOROTHY DART, Instructor in French. B.A., Radcliffe College; M.A., Wellesley College,- Ph.D., Radcliffe College; additional study at Ecole normale superieure, Sevres, France; Middlebury Sum- mer School. LOUISE S. EBY, Assitant Professor of Religion and Philosophy. B.A., Mount Holyoke College, B.D., Union Theological Seminary; Ph.D., University of Edinburgh, Scotland; additional study at the University of Marburg, Germany. HELEN FUNK, Instructor in Bacteriology and Zoology. B.A., Iowa State Teachers College; M.S., University of Iowa; additional study at University of Iowa; University of Maryland. EMILY GROOM, Instructor in Painting. Diploma, Chicago Art Institute; additional study at Bos- ton Museum School of Fine Arts; New York Art Student's League Summer School, Woodstock, New York,- with Frank Brangwyn in London. FRANCES W. HADLEY, Professor of English. B.A., Mount Holyoke College; MA. and Ph.D., Uni- versity of Chicago. ELLA M. HANAWALT, Professor of Psychology and Education. B.A., M.A., and Ph.D., University of Michigan; additional study at Scarritt Bible Training School; University of Nanking Language School; University of Illinois; University of Michigan; University of Wisconsin; University of Minnesota. 13 ALTHEA HEIMBACH, Director of Department of Physical Education. B.A., Oberlin College; addi- tional study of Teachers College, Columbia University; Cornell University; University of Wisconsin; University of Michigan. MARJORIE C. HILL, Instructor in English. B.A.,Mount Holyoke College; M.A.; Wellesley College; additional study at University of Wisconsin. ESTHER L. HOWE, Director of Department of Music, Assistant Professor of Music. Mus. B. and MM., Oberlin Conservatory of Music -Frank H. Show; additional study at Cornell University Egon Petri. GWENDOLYN W. LINDSAY Mrs. ThomasL Instructor in Fine Arts. 8.5. in Arts, Milwaukee-Downer College; additional study at the Chicago Art Institute. WlNlFRED L llPSCOMB Mrs. Francis CJ, Instructor in Sociology. 8.5., in Simmons College; M.A., Alabama Polytechnic Institute; additional study at Duke University; University of North Carolina. MARJORIE S. LOGAN, Director of the Department of Art and Charles Farrar Professor of Art. Ph.B., University of Chicago; Diploma, Church School of Art, Chicago; Harvard University; University of Chicago; Chicago Art Institute; Cape Cod School of Art; South Bristol School of Art, Maine. HENRIETTA W. McNARY, Director of Department of OccupafionalTherapy. 3.5. in Arts and Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Milwaukee-Downer College; additional study at Norfhwesfern University; Western Reserve University; Walter Reed General Hospital, Washington, D.C. MAUD MITCHELL, Librarian; Instructor in Library Science. B.A., Wheafon Cbllege; B.S., Carnegie Institute of Technology, Carnegie Library School; additional study at the University of Minnesota; University of Chicago; University of Pittsburgh; University of Mexico. 14 LUCIE SPENCE MURPHY Mrs. Harold RJ, Assistant Director of the, Department of Occupational Therapy. B.$., Northwestern University; Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Milwaukee-Downer College. ELMER R. NELSON, Special Instructor in Geology. B.A., University of Colorado; M.S., University of Chicago; additional Study of George Washington University. MARY EDITH PINNEY, Professor of Zoology. B.A. and M.A., University of Kansas; Ph.D., Bryn Mawr College; additional study at the University of Bonn, Germany; University of Heidelberg, Germany; Naples Zoological Station, Italy Researchh Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachu- setts Researchh Allegany School of Natural History tResearchL RUTH ELIZABETH REBER, Instructor in Speech. B.A., Manchester College; M.A., Northwestern Uni- versity; additional study at Indiana University; University of Wisconsin; Northwestern University. INEZ J. RICHARDS, Assistant Professor of Education and Psychology. B.A., M.A., and Ph.D., Univ ersity of Wisconsin; additional study at the University of Colorado. ELIZABETH ROSSBERG, Professor of German. B.A., M.A., and Ph.D., University of Wisconsin; addi- tional study at University of Leipzig, Germany; University of Minnesota. DOROTHY SIEBECKER, Assistant in Library Science. B.A., Carroll College; Diploma in Library Sci- ence, University of Wisconsin; M.A., University of Michigan; additional study at the University of Chicago. LUCY HELEN STAHL, Instructor in Chemistry. B.A., Cornell College; M.S., University of Iowa; addi- tional study at University of Chicago; University of California; Iowa State College; University of Iowa. 4604414; JEAN A. STANICEK, Instructor in Physical Education. B.A., Oberlin College. BESSIE TAINSH, Special Instructor in Voice. Studied with Eolia Carpenter, Milwaukee-Downer Col- lege; Theodore Harrison, Lyceum Arts Conservatory, Chicago; Graham Reed, Chicago Musical Col- lege; Wisconsin Conservatory, Milwaukee. DOLLIE A. THARNSTROM, Instructor in Speech. B.$., B.A., Kansas State Teachers College; M.A., Northwestern University; additional study at Goodman Theatre and Irvine Studio for the Theatre. MARY A. TINGLEY, Assistant Professor of Botany. B.S., M.S., University of New Hampshire; Ph.D., Cornell University; additional study at University of New Hampshire; Cornell University tResearchL SUSAN F. WEST, Director of the Department of Home Economics, Professor of Home Economics. 3.5. and M.A., Columbia University; additional study at the University of CaIifornia; University of Chicago. KATHERINE PIERICK WILLIAMS tMrs. Alan Northt, Instructor in History of Art. 3.5. in Arts, Mil- waukee-Downer College; additional study at Layton School of Art. RUTH WILSON, Instructor in Applied Arts. B.A., Lawrence College; Diploma in Occupational Therapy, Milwaukee-Downer College; additional study at Penland School of Handcrafts, North Carolina. MRS. DOROTHY SCHOONOVER ZINK, Instructor in Economics. B.A., M.A., The American University, Washington, DC; additional study at the University of Wisconsin; University of Cincinnati. 4W ma: pm ELDA E. ANDERSON, Professor of Physics. B.A., Ripon College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Wis- consin; additional study at Massachusetts Institute of Technology; University of Wisconsin. ELEANOR CHAMBERLIN BUXTON, lhstructor in Art. B.A.E., Chicago Art Institute; B.S., Purdue Uni- versity; additional study at Ohio State University. ! HELEN SAUER GLANTZ hMrs. Frederick WJ, Special Instructor in Applied Arfs. 8.3. in Arts, Mil- waukee-Downer College; additional study with Mabel Frame, Milwaukee-Downer College; Alex- ander F. Bick. JEAN E. GUNDERSON, Instructor in Music. Teacher's Certificate, Carroll College; Mus.B., Oberlin College; MA. in Music Education, Northwestern University. KATHLEEN MARIE LENZ, Instructor in Music. B.M., Oberlin Conservatory of Music; additional study at Cleveland Institute of Music. GRACE EDNA MOORE, Instructor in English. B.A., Swarthmore College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; additional study at the University of Wisconsin. LOUISE SOBYE Professor of Home Economics. B.S., Milwaukee-Downer College; M.S., Columbia University; additional study at the University of Wisconsin; University of Minnesota; University of Chicago; University of Washington,- Iowa State College. DOROTHY EVANS WHYSOL hMrs. Harvey DJ, Assistant in Music. B.M., Lawrence Conservatory of Music; additional study at Eastman School of Music. 17 RUTH DAMKOEHLER KATHRYN FLYNN ELMA JOHNSON LUCY LEE Registrar Secretary to the President Nurse Cashier and Bookkeeper BESSIE VANCE JOHN W. YOUNG Assistant Librarian Assistant Treasurer and Superintendent of Build- ings and Grounds Ala! 0W GERTRUDE BREITHAUPT JUPP HArs. Russell EJ, HELEN Q. WELLS hMrs. Helmus WJ, Secretary Director of Public Relations. for the Department of Home Economics. MARJORIE BOND CHERE hMrs. Harold LJ, LOIS BOWERS hMrs. William AJ' Fueld Secre- Secretary for the Department of Occupational fary. Therapy. JOY SIMONS BEATH hMrs. Andrew BJ, Assist- ESTHER HOFFMANN SCHROEDER tMrs. Robert ant Librarian. WilliamsL Executive Secretary for Alumnae. ILMA A. BLOME, Recorder. . EgEgNOR HUBBARD, Dietitian and House Man- ARLYNE LAWRENCE, Secretary to the Dean. MRS. EDITH JANDA, Assistant House Manager. UNDERCLASSMEN FRESHMEN OFFICERS: Charlotte Glass, Presideni; Carol Hcmann, Vice-Presideni; Joan Alwell, THAT MAGAZINE MUST BE GLAMOUR! Secretary; Mary lou Baldwin, Treasurer. fem 61am 6W4 SOPHOMORE OFFICERS: Jane! Myers, Secretary; Elizabeth Thurman, Vice President; Nancy Bump, President; Mary Hall, Treasurer. LEADERS OF THE GOLD RELAXING AT BRIDGE 20 Fourth Row: Dorothy Brach, Marian Gums, Goldie Burstein, Nancy Baldwin, Marion Chesbrough, Marthe Egan, Joan Frost, Dorothy Burmeister, Helen Curry, Dorothy Hauck. Third Row: Beverly Jo Evans, Jean Bosshard, Martha Hadley, Elizabeth Gregg, Mary Anderson, Virginia Byrkit, Jeanne Carlsen, Evelyn Dippel, Joan Atwell. Second Row: Janet Bleier, Carol Christoffel, Shirley Glaubitz, Susan Gibson, George-Ann Donald, Shirley Christensen, Elaine Economy, Marguerite Derse, Mary Lou Baldwin. First Row: Edna Mae Griffis, Beverly Bates, Gail Altman, Elizabeth Black, lngeburg Anhorn, Charlotte Glass, Carol Hamann, Jane Griswold, Ruth Franz, Marian Guult. 0m44ulzmen... This spring the " '49ers" took trowels in hand and explored the campus in their search for the hot as eagerly as any prospector ever hunted for nuggets. Their enthusiasm was foreshadowed .at Cabaret when everyone, Sophs included, learned how much they were looking forward to one of our oldest traditions. After Freshmen Week, their big sisters were willing to tell the school that the class of '49 would deserve its royal purple jackets for spirit alone, the kind of spirit that inspired them to gather and compose their class song right after First Hat Banquet. Now, at the close of their first college year I they've proved themselves a class of leaders unified in all their activities. And Downer is proud of them. Fourth Row: Beny Lune, Marjorie Melster, Corrine Helf, Betty Moore, Nancy Neuman, Alice Hill, Shirley Morse, Cecily Jones, Mary Jardine, June Kufil. Third Row: Doris HeH, Laura Heyl, Mae Hinkel, Evelyn Holmes, Ruth Johnson, Vivian Lahaie, Norma Lander, Jean Hinz. Second Row: Beatrice Laev, Jean Johnson, Lois Mantz, Jeanne Lyons, Jane Mitchell, Margaret Merrimcn, Rosemary Momsen, Marilyn Lepley, Joyce Lewis, Juana Kirchner. First Row: Loraine lsbrandi, Dorothy Messmore, Janice Matthews, Patricio Holm, Gloria Kitzrow, Dianne Henning, Elaine Hirsch, June Murinelle, Myra Kingston, Gail Kuckuk. Third Row: Mary Lee Paulson, Grace Schofer, Jean Samuelson, Nancy Munch, Betty Podolske, Kathleen Ruthmuns- dorfer, Necia Patterson, Carol Pleyfe, Second Row: Barbara Murphy, Shizuko Muroo, Ruth Paulus, Barbara Nelson, Doris Pauer, Joyce Rausch, Jeanne Rieloff, Dorothy Schmitt. Firs! Row: Jean Olsen, Joan Siegelboum, Elena Sawyer, Caryl Perschbacher, Donna Muckerheide, Dolores Olson, Carla Schuh, Lenore San. 22 Fourth Row: Lois Vogl, Jane Tremper, Helen Stetler, Eileen Weir, Evelyn Wall, Beverly Wehrwein, Gloria Underberg, Ellen Weiss. Third Row: Barbara Strecker, Ellyn Wenger, Betty Ren Wright, Barbara Vine, Jo Ann Wright, Carol Stanek, Jane Van Houten, Joy Straiton. Second Row: Joan Schultz, Mary Seng, Joan Wallack, Jean Stotts, Beverly Stuart, Jean Shurtleff, Carol Wolf, Lois Rae Wiker, Dorothy Wullschleger. First Row: Marilyn Stafne, Dona Timme, Jerline Wolfoort, Joan Taxay, Mitzi Snyder, Gayle Teske, Jean Olsen, Barbara Thompson, Mary Schultz. pmle Glad Song We're the purple of Milwaukee-Downer, We will keep our college always foremost, We're the best that you can find! Faithful to the Downer blue. , We stand for courage, loyalty, and honor, lts old traditions are before us, We're the class of '49. We will see them through. We will keep our colors flying proudly O'er the hall of M-D.C. So give a shout for the royal purple banner, Downer is the place for me! WeMmed WauantlrePicW Bobby Ann Armour Dorothy Ott Joan Raiski Suzanne Hanson Betty Palmer Mildred Recht Suzanne Kurten Jo Lee Pruitt Margaret Ross Particia McEachron Mary Lea Putnam Blanche Shultz Marilyn Nessler Elaine Schultz 23 JMataadeaMeSmlu... The yellow class of '48. They seem to have the true Midas touch, since everything, except the silver cups they've won, has turned to gold at their command. They took Regatta in a winning stride, reached the top in swimming honors, and have sent their guards and forwards into many a winning game. But their versatility does not end with skill in sportse-our Sophs succeed in giving the impres- sion of sophisticated upperclassmen, meanwhile reserving the lifted eyebrow and cold glance for the bewildered Freshman. Since the Sophs may regret this phrase after "post Hat Hunt fraterniza- tion" begins, we hasten to say that they really have "hearts of gold". We haven't mentioned smoothness, but it's a part of our toast, and it can't be denied that their own sparkling brand of attractiveness stayed with them even while they were plagued with seven pigtails apiece. Third. Row: Diane Elsom, Dorothy Chamberlain, Nancy Bump. Second Row: Miriam Abbott, Merle Epstein, Ruth Cottrell, Norma Berg, Alice Dunn, Mary Beattie, Mary Dix Fields. First Row: Betty Knuesel, Mary Louise Port, Marie Neuswirth, June Fechner, Donna Jean Ackermann, Eugenia Frahm, Jane Denhum, Betty Fuss, Suzanne Fisher, Barbara Cook, Mona Dizon, Beverly Bromley. 24 Third Row: Shirley Hart, Adeline Kano, Harriet Himes. Second Row: Helen Gedney, Virginia Geddes, Betsy Grausnick, Gladys Guenfher, Mary Hall, Barbara Kaufman. Firsl Row: Nancy Gruenhagen, Corinne Gilbert, Dorothea Henes, Constance Keyes, Joyce Kibbe, Dolores Kirschner, Joan Kroening. Third Row: Lois Raiski, Joanne Mahkorn, Louise lasker, Joan Loeb, BeHy Opsahl, Ann Needhum, Ruth Mehring. Second Row: Mary Nicoll, Elizabeth Levy, Bernice Larson, Elaine Radloff, Virginia Mitchell, Carol Peterson, Marian Mc- Clinfick, Claudia Marsh. Firs! Row: Shirley Olin, Donna Peterson, Marilyn McCrory, Carolyn Kuny, Janet Myers, Mary Minton, Barbara Loring. 25 m g. Third Row: Thelma Van Duzee, Ann Wood, Dolores Witt, Margaret Ann Snowden, Doris Meyer, Ruth Wiener, Phyllis Smith. Second Row: Carolyn Stewart, Suzanne Sims, Janet Schaefer, Sally Schwanzle, Elizabeth Thurmon, Ann Waters, Mary Anne Snyder, Rosalie Sutherland. First Row: Mary Ann Tretheway, Harriet Zinneman, Roberta Sleister, Roena Stevenson, Jean Suuer, Royline Cairns, Corene Wilcox. Wellaw Glau 5m,- Yellow means spirit, Wetll stand together, Yellow, we cheer it, Our class forever, Its radiance always will shine through; Treasuring friendships as the gold. For our campus fair For our college dear And the ioys we share And the spirit here Inspire us anew! Are memories to hold. The sunlit tower, the dial, The past behind us; the future The splendor of the hawthorn trees, Will live into eternity! Our yellow class with its luster, , So give a cheer for our class color, We sing to thee, M.-D. C. The YELLOW of M.-D. C.; fad a TB" in 24ch Sara Doll Ruth Hallett Patricia Ewen Betty Kanouse Jeanne Markert L ugigJ L g 1w .33.; Q Jld JIM SCRIBBLINGS ON THOSE TREASURED HAT HUNT PIX . . . H2O seems to have found the most desirable position for being wafted into sleep . . . Hot Girl II and Hot Girl I exchange a long and understanding smile around the middle of May! And these three displeased Sophs posed around the last of April! . . . Regressing still more, could these wide-awake smiles mean the first day of Hot Hunt? . . . If any one can interpret this expression on Jan Myers' face, let her try Mona Lisa next . . . But Suzy Sims is more than cheerful in this log-carrying scenario. This is our favorite snapecherish it, because the pose will never be reduplicated. Uust ask Steve and Dollyli . . . Hat-hoppy Downerites. Mary's chapeau coquettishly waves a streamer . . . Barb 'n Hope 'n Trisha . . . More wicked green-iackets haunt the scene . . . THIS, though you'd never believe it, is our Diz without that luscious Florida tan, ibut otherwise glamourizedi . . . We know this is Hphotographically imperfect", but how could we leave out the Buggy Ride? 29 es. an 6 WM '-"' 0f; Campud 30 v SHIRTS and ACTIVITIE NWa'c 444W Standing: Ann Melcher, Merle Epstein, Norma Berg, Betty Panella, Catherine Carlisle. Seated: Bernice Larson, Estelle Hausmann, Donna Peterson, Samuella Rabenowich, Janet Bee, Betty Fass, Mary Ann Pfeifer, Beryl Webb, Patricia Schoper. Beginning the year with the annual membership drive, the A.A. Board launched a itDouble A Shoe Campaign". Signs saying "Don't be a misfit, buy an A.A. shoe" surrounded the board members as they sold small paper loafers to the girls as tokens of membership. An interesting collection of shoes used in specialized sports greeted students as they entered Merrill during that week. The result of this effort was one of the largest A.A. Clubs in years. At Hallowe'en time, A.A. took over Merrill again for a party complete with a treasure hunt, fortune telling, bobbing for apples, games, and a hair-raising "spook-house" in the attic. Sec- ond semester activities included a bowling party at the 'iY" in March, the annual Swimming Meet, an ail-college Splash-party, a picnic, and, of course, Regatta. Seasonal sports kept Downeris athletic activities going at top speed the year 'round, giving to each participant the practice in teamwork and good sportsmanship which is one of the principle gains received from college life. Janet Bee was A.A.,s alert and capable president. Sammy Rubenowich served as vice-presi- dent, Donna Peterson was secretary, and Betty Fass treasurer of the group. 32 Reprint From The Mltwaukee Journal NEWS OF THE AA CAMPAIGN WAS ON EVERYONE'S 'tTONGUE" Jim 'n Biking. Each spring and fall these sports attract many Downerites. Hikers leave the campus almost any hour in the afternoon and may be seen swinging along toward any of the scenic spots near the college. Lake Drive, Estabrook Park, Atwater Beach, and Lake Park are points of interest. Chief ttroute-planner" and chairmah is Merle Epstein. Although biking is the "youngest" sport at Downer it is not lacking in ardent followers. The exhilaration of rides through Doctor's Park and far into the country suppresses the unpleasant mem- ories of flat tires and steep hills. tBut, incidentally, repair kits have now become a standard part of equipmentJ Doris Campbell, Catherine Corlisle, Martha Rankin, and Martha Russell are the members of the biking committee. 33 Rayal'lla The trek to the river is on event in itself, for the cli- max of all athletic events at Milwaukee-Downer College is the annual Regatta held each spring. Two ingenious spectators see the eight-oared shells glide through the water from a vantage point. Each class proudly wears its class color as it rallies to its cox- swain's lusty cry of HStro eke!" After Nan Carrier, the cox of last year's winning team had received the traditional dunking, the symbolic small wooden car was presented to the Seniors as a token of their victory. Girls who took their places on the AlI-College Crew were Janet Scudder, Sue Pasteur, Margery Hunt, Phyllis Hoppe, Ellen Zieper, Janet Bee, Pat Vogel, Lois Gossert, and Non Carrier, coxswain. 34 Swimming This year's swimming classes were held at the HY", as in former years. There were instructions in life sav- ing, beginning, and intermediate swimming. Advanced swimmers con- centrated on perfecting water bal- let forms for the swimming meet held in March. This is a yearly event of all-college interest. The unusual theme of the 1946 meet was Parade of the States. Manager of this sport is "Toni" Housman. CHRISTIANA PETERS KW? ' Joy farm was the gathering place for our enthusiastic riding group. Once a week Downerites wound their way along dirt trails, across fields, and through streams on their horses. At the end of the season a competitive Horse Show was held and the best riders were chosen to make up the college and class teams. A plaque was awarded to Sue Ehrman whose skill had placed her first. Other members of the college team were Suzanne Sims, Mariory McKillip, and Beryl Webbi SUZANNE EHRMAN AND PARTNER 35 5710423 5W9; Every season at Downer is a lively one for sports. Girls who have never taken instructions in archery, bowling, or riding have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of these and other sports and make them a permanent hobby. Modern dance, folk dancing, and ballroom dancing have become part of the schedules of many Downerites. Here are other favorites: ii? AUTUMN . . . means hockey. Players in the fall of '45 had a long schedule which they fulfilled with both honest effort and fun. Downer played its arch-rival, La Crosse, and was beaten by one goal. However, we retaliated to win over Lo Crosse's second team. The Sophs were unde- feated champions of the inter-class tournament, while the Freshmen were runners-up with only one defeat. In the all-stor Blue and White game, the Whites captained by Janet Bee were vic- torious over the Blues, led by Mary Ann Pfeifer. 73L? WINTER . . . brought basketball to the fore. Some of the more enthusiastic players formed teams which competed with the Seminary girls on two Saturday mornings. Basketball skills were dis- played in the inter-class tournament as each team eagerly strove to become the victor. The All- star game, which brought many spectators to the gym balcony, ended a very successful season. Ann Melcher managed the sport. Bowling is another prominent sport during the winter months. This activity is considered by some as a good substitute for Ry-Krisp because of the presenf "student pin-girl" system. At any rate, this sport is a popular one as its long registration list will testify. Betty Panella is in charge of bowling this year. i? SPRING . . . sees a large number of archery fans headed directly for back campus with their bows and arrows. The five future competitors of Dan Cupid who made the college team this fall are Delores Froemming, Barbara George, Helen Harvey, Joan Kroening, and Phyllis Young. In the lnter-class tournament the Seniors won first place in a very close competition; the Sophomores were right in there with two points less. For those who did not compete in the tournament novelty shooting was offered. 36 edleye QWW 14W Seated: Janet Bee, Ellen Zieper, Patricia Murphy, Sara Sue Son, Geraldine Skinner, Shirley Williams. Standing: Winifred Watson, Dorothy Ford, Nancy Bump, Joan Kickbusch, Peggy Cart, June Dolge. An example of our democratic living at Downer is found in our government which is "of the students, by the students, and for the students". C.G.A. is a law-making and a law-enforcing body. The governing officers are chose by the students and they preside at all the meetings of the college group. Sara Sue Son is president for '45-'46; Ellen Zieper, vice-president; Pat Murphy, secretary; and Geraldine Skinner, treasurer. ' Every student has the privilege of stating her views in all group discussions, and, of course, we make use of this opportunity quite frequently. Dress regulations are defined, and all the "mores" of the college stressed. This year marked the opening of the new HStu parlor smoker". Extremely important issues are often consid- ered by a combination of faculty members and stu- dents. With these privileges and freedoms we also have some responsibilities which we accept knowing that it is these which really entitle us to our self-government. Through the dues which we pay to C.G.A. we see an- other form of democracy working. Our money goes to finance school and class activities. All of us who have a keen interest in the changes and happenings in col- lege life are active in observing and participating in this sphere of living. Thus we are molding intelligently SARA SUE SON, President of CGA our lives of tomorrow. 37 Sealed: Rosalie Sutherland, Gloria Ki'zrow, Margaret Dunn, June Dolge, Shirley Vogt, Charlotte Glass, Barbara Cook. Standing: Jeanne Albrecht, Catherine Corlisle, Louise Wesle, Carherine Tomson. 612g $W' gamafian 94W Beau! Sealed: Winifred Watson, Geraldine Skinner, Dorothy Ford, Joan Kickbusch, Clare Buswell, Barbara Houghton. Standing: Muriel PesIer, Barbara Loomis, Sara Sue Son, Doris Ann Stilwell. 38 Seated: Mona Dizon, Hope Martin, Mary Minion, Dorothy Chamberlain. Siunding: Helen Gedney, Estelle Hausmann. 94a: 6mm juniaa ng Seated: Janet Bee, Patricia Schaper, Winifred Watson, Estelle Hausmunn. Siunding: Patricia Vogel, Marilyn Davidson, Nancy SchmiH, Janet Roe, Beryl Webb, Joanne Hamburg, Janet Wilson, Mariorie Wiles, Connie Van Ert. 39 Third Row: Carol Hamann, Merle Epstein, Estelle Hausmann, Mary Lee Paulson, Dolores Kirschner, Betty Podolske, Marian Gault, Patricia Vogel, Nancy Gruenhagen, Gail Kuckuk, Constance Keyes, Mary Beattie, Patricia Murphy. Second Row: Mary Lee Putnam, Barbara Kaufman, Martha Rankin, Shirley Williams, Mary Dix Fields, Janet Wilson, Luana Kamp, Patricia Belton, Caroline Miller, Marcia Ruhloff, Ellen Weiss, Marion Chesborough, Eleanor Fenton. First Row: Lenore Satt, Shirley Hart, Helen Curry, Dorothy Langacker, Donna Jean Ackermann, Elaine Zarne, Ann Waters, Dorothy Chamberlain, Mary Nicoll. Disraeli once said, 'iEvery production of genius must be the production of enthusiasm." He wasn't referring specifically to the field of dramatics, but the Mountebanks have found it to be a most necessary quality for success. Enthusiasm marked the beginning of the dramatic season this year through the initiation of i'try-outs" for membership. As a result of the try-outs, the Apprentice Players were organized and presented a "variety show" which not only dispiayed their talents but proved a very satisfactory achievement for the year's first production. The first important play on the club's schedule was given at the Shorewood Auditorium on the first of December. When rehearsals began and production got underway the girls discovered there is more to the stage than grease paint. They learned to hammer and saw, to build and de- sign scenery. Some discovered the real meaning of the word "production", but after the effort was finished and the show had successfully played to a full house, they breathed a sigh of honest satisfaction. The Mountebanks were fortunate in having Miss Dolly Tharnstrom as their director, for it was under her guidance that the members were stimulated to venture into new and interesting fields 40 Mountembl Third Row: Gail Altman, Shirley Vogt, Delores Olson, Catherine Carlisle, Margaret Dunn, Winifred Watson, Helen Wittman, Gertrude Johnson, Joan Atweil, Mary lou Baldwin, Joan Frost, Joan Taxay, Carla Schuh. Second Row: Jean Samuelson, Helen Croell, Joan Wallach, Sally Roney, Helen Harvey, Marjorie MacMichael, Martha Egan, Patricia Holm, Gretchen Griswold, Muriel Pester. First Row: Jean Olsen, Mitzi Snyder, Shirley Morse, Marjorie Melster, Mary OtNeii, June Marinelle, Delores Witt, Peggy Derse, Jerline Walfoort. of drama. Theatre excursions to view professionals, classes in make-up, posture, and costuming, and one-act plays offered other fields for exploration. Miss Reber's work with the verse speak- ing choir attracted both new and old participants in this novel form of interpretation. During the rush preceding Christmas vacation, the club relaxed for an evening to enioy their formal Christmas party and the reading of "The Other Wise Man" given by Miss Tharnstrom. To make the gathering on even more memorable one, experiments in lighting and shadow plays were blended with yuletide songs by Ellen Weiss. Successful spring proiects included the ambitious productions of 'THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST't and 'iTWELFTH NIGHT". It is almost impossible to state the limitations of a dramatic society, for there really are very few. Drama is of all things. We have found that "all the world's a stage"; therefore, being an actor requires the same spirit and zest which we must show for life itself. Officers this year were Lucma Kamp, president; Janet Wilson, secretary; and Patricia Belton, treasurer. 41 emailinml 711qu GM Third Row: Winifred Watson, Catherine Carlisle, Shirley Williams, Jane Klinefelter, Jean Ebling, Carol Christoffel, Ann Melcher, Helen Wittman, Sully Roney, Janice Matthews, Dorothy Chamberlain. Second Row: Elizabeth Jermain, Margaret Olson, Sully Gruetzmocher, Caroline Miller, Phyllis Young, Mariorie Mac- Michael, Mariorie McKillip, Barbara Loomis, Ruth Foxwell, Patricia Holm. First Row: Eleanor Fenton, Mary Groves, Amy Uchimoto, Mary McKillip, Mary O'Neil, Ann Waters, Mary Bacon, Ruth Rockstein. O.T. means occupational therapy? Yes, thatls true; but any student of this profession at Mil- waukee-Downer will probably tell you it means llovertime" as well. One of the activities these busy girls sponsor in their extra moments is the O.T. club through which a unified spirit is created between themselves and their consideration of professional fields which lie outside of college. The monthly meetings were planned with this dominant interest in mind. For one of the first programs the members were fortunate in having several alumnae from the class of l45 return to give them an insight on iust what is in store for the O.T. during clinical training. At another meeting the girls heard a speaker from the Good Will Industries outline its ambitioue program. The girls will long remember the program presented by Mr. Lloyd Shafer, a Boy Scout executive, who came from Fond du Lac to give a demonstration and lecture on the extremely interesting art of Tin Craft. Another speaker who added to their enthusiasm for the field was Pvt. Dick Mossey 42 awmw 7W em Third Row: Eugenia Frahm, Martha Kitaoka, Alice Dunn, Laura Bruunel, Carol Peterson, Betty Klein, Janet Bleier, Bobby Ann Armour, Gretchen Griswold, Lois Wiker. ' Second Row: Joanne Hamburg, Beryl Webb, Joyce Koellner, Delores Witt, Joan Downey, Helen Harvey, Rosemary Froemming, Lois Franklin, Ruth Mehring, Norma Lander, May Hinkel. First Row: Clare Buswell, Helen Gedney, Jane Denham, Edna Griffis, June Marinelle, Peggy Derse, Caryl Perschbacher, Mitzi Snyder, Bernice Larson. who spoke on magic as a hobby and as it can be practically applied by the O.T. Dr. Studley graciously accepted an invitation to address the group on the subiect of "Psychoneuroses". He is the able director of the Shorewood Hospital and Sonitorium. To foster good-will with other O.T.s, the Downer Club held a ioint meeting with the students of Mount Mary College. The club has begun a correspondence with O.T. clubs in other schools of Occupational Therapy within the United States and Canada. Through establishing inter-club contact, students here are able to exchange ideas and also promote a student relationship with other O.T.s. This year's officers included Mariorie MacMichael, president; Muriorie McKilIip, vice-presi- dent; Barbara Loomis, secretary; and Helen Gedney, treasurer. Mrs. Murphy served as faculty od- viser for the group. 43 Standing: Peggy Curt, Social Chairman Sealed: Doris Ann Stilwell, Audrey Metz. Social eamiifee Sealed: Diane Elsom, Caroline Kuny, Marilyn Davidson. Standing: Marjorie Wiles. 44 K Seated: BeHy Grausnick, Lotte Moritz, Audrey Wacker, Adeline Kano, Joanne Mahkorn. Sianding: Suzanne Sims, Ru1h Johnson, Beny Fuss, Necia Patterson, Evelyn Holmes. Mdkemajicd 81M SW 6M Seated: Mary McClinlick, Nancy Munch, Sara Louise Doll, Margaret Edmondson, Rosalie Sutherland, Joyce Kibbe, Suzanne Fisher. Standing: Estelle Hausmann, Barbara Houghton, Mona Dizon, Janet Schafer, Marthe Egan, Marian Gaulf, Mary Lee Putnam, Harrie! Himes. .. UWV wwawwv' , yyvvvvr 45 Seaied: BeMy Domrose, June Kutil, Edythe Klug, Marjorie MucMichael, Bobby Ann Armour, Helen Gedney, Ruth Vogel, Adeline Kano, Ruth Wiener, Mildred Recht, Goldie Burslein. Standing: Audrey Wacker. gMM Third Row: Edna Griffis, Shirley Morse, Jean Snyder, Betty Panella, Marjorie Melster. Second Row: Constance Keyes, Grace Schafer, Jane Van Houten, Dorothy OH, Helen TeHer, Mary Lou Baldwin, June Fechner, Alice Hill. First Row: Barbara Nelson, loraine lsbrandt, Marjorie Fischer, Doris Meyer, Gladys Guenther, Helen Curry, Jerline Wulfoort. glee em Healian 6144M Third Row: Ellen Weiss, Jean Snyder, Marjorie Fischer, Mary Lou Baldwin, Joyce Raasch, Gladys Guenther. Second Row: Nancy Schmitt, Merle Epstein, Doris Meyer, Betty Panella, Mary Louise Cutler. First Row: Martha Tachuu, June Fechner, Connie Keyes, Dorothy Brach. "The man that hath no music in himself, nor is not movid with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, strategems, and spoils." This well-known quotation of Shakespeare might well have been the inspiration for our music club. Members have shown during this past year that they have a true love for music, whether it be manifested through instruments and vocal performances or simply by listening to worthwhile recordings. To promote a greater interest in city music events, the Aeolian club acquaints its members, by means of records and student offerings, with operas and concerts before they are presented in Milwaukee. The scope of this group is not limited to its own circle, for one of its primary aims is to instill an interest in music in each student of the college. Members sponsor ticket sales for local musical events and promote student and faculty performances in the chapel. The Christmas program by the ensemble and glee club, the spring concert, and the musicales given at noon in chapel supply a needed diversion from daily studies. With this wide range of activity in mind, one can readily see why Aeolians are kept busy! They were guided this year by Doris Meyer, president; Merle Epstein, vice-president; and Betty Panella, secretary-treasurer. 8! 81M 5471mm! Better than simply imagining a South American Christmas is actually having one! Spanish club members were thrilled with their unusual adventures with this favorite holiday. The high point of the festival was the Hpinata". iAs everyone knows, excepting those who do not study Spanish, this is a gaily decorated container suspended from the ceiling. When it is successfully broken it showers iigoodies" over all participantsJ Another memorable event was the visit of Senora Guerra of Santiago, Chile. Downer Seno- ritas did their very best to pour coffee and carry on a subiunctive-less conversation that evening in Greene Lounge. Miss Guerra yielded charmingly to questions about South American people, schools, music, and customs. Our Spanish group has initiated plans for a joint meeting with other local student groups in- terested in lbero-America. As we go to press, April has been set as the time for a lecture by a representative of the Spanish-speaking countries. The success of this venture would heighten all- college interest in the basic problems underlying Hispano-American relationships. Faculty adviser for the group is Miss Calbick; Shirley Vogt is president; and Sally Jackson, secretary-treasurer. Third Row: Marian McClintick, June Fechner, Marilyn Davidson, Nancy Bump, Jean Christensen, Louise Wesle, Claudia Marsh, Carol Peterson, Carol Stewart, Connie Van Ert, Elena Sawyer, Mary Lee Paulson, June Dolge. Second Row: Marguerite Derse, Virginia Mitchell, Bernice Larson, Phyllis Weikart, Patricia Vogel, Shirley Vogt, Sally Jackson, Joan Siegelbaum, Helen Curry, Harriet Zinneman, Suzanne Sims. First Row: Barbara Murphy, Ruth Hallett, Merle Epstein, Mary Ann Trethaway, Joan Kroening, June Marineiie, Elaine Zarne, Jerline Walfoort Shirley Hart. 48 Mazda Wadpwl WW Second Row: Jean Christensen, Louise Wesle, Doris Meyer, Claudia Marsh, Ruth Johnson, Carol Stewart, Norma Lander, Janet Schafer, Joanne Mahkorn, Patricia Vogel, First Row: Caryl Perschbacher, Dorothy Langacker, Mary Dickens, Mae Hinkel, Delores Witt, Edythe Klug, Lotte Moritz, Ingeburg Anhorn, Margrette Gould, Margaret Edmondson, Harriet Himes. McLaren Hall parlor was the informal scene of the monthly meetings of the Marie Wollpert Verein, the organization in which members have the opportunity of furthering their knowledge of the German language and of acquainting themselves with the customs and culture of the Ger- man people. This yearis events opened with the presentation of colored slides portraying the romantic Ger- many of yesteryear. Of course, the climax of the first semester's activities was the traditional Christmas play. Three scenes from "Ein Neues Weihnachtsspiel aus Alter Zeit" were presented at the annual HWeichnachtsfeier", after which guests were invited to partake in the 'Kaffeestunde". A masquerade party at which members appeared representing characters from German liter- ature was followed by a supper in Faculty Parlor. Other activities of the spring term included the celebration of Shrove Tuesday or nFastnacht", in March, and folk-costumes party. The customary picnic at Doctor's Park brought this season of exceptionally interesting programs to a close. Miss Rossberg is the honorary faculty member and adviser of the German Club, and Edythe Klug officiated as president. Lotte Moritz served as secretary-treasurer. 49 fa eucle 4mm Milwaukee-Downer's French Club necessarily restricts its membership to those who 'tparlez- vous", and it is, therefore, one of the smaller clubs on the campus. An excellent opportunity is afforded those who wish to learn conversational French and practice French customs. Greene Lounge was the scene of the monthly meetings of Downerts Cercle which has been very active throughout this year. Mlle. Amelie Serafon, former faculty adviser, attended the No- vember meeting and was most happy to accept the group's donation to the French Relief to buy milk for French children. Fortunate French children awake on Christmas morning to find not stockings hung on a fire- place, but candy-filled wooden shoes under the mantle. "Mademoiselles" here observed the traditional manner of celebrating Christmas and found that the shoes prove a satisfactory sub- stitute. The evening of the Christmas soiree the group gathered around the fireplace while Miss Dart read Daudet's Les Trois Messes Basses. Club members munched crepe suzettes at the traditional Mardi Gras on March 5. On other occasions they played bridge, read one-act plays, and learned French songs. This year the club officers were Shirley Hart, president; and Helen Croell, secretary-treasurer. Miss Dart, honorary member, acted as faculty adviser. Second Row: Jcan Kroening, Patricia Vogel, Barbara Strecker, Vivian La hoie, Nancy Bump, Barbara Messmer, Elena Sawyer, Jane Van Houten, Marilyn Lepley, Elaine Hirsch. First Row:,.t.EIaine Radloff, Shirley Vogt, Phyllis Weikart, Betsy Grausnick, Helen Croell, Shirley Hart, Lotte Moritz, Ruth Mehring, Lenore Satt, Diane Henning. 50 Jlame gammiw 81M Third Row: Shirley Glaubitz, June Kutil, Marian Christenson, Marie Neuswirth, Norma Berg, Betty Opsahl, Mary Louise Port, Doris Neuswirth, Betty Palmer, Ruth Franz, Connie Vogt. Second Row: Hope Martin, Edyth Klug, Marjorie Wiles, June Dolge, Betty Jay, Betty Knuesel, Corene Wilcox, Rita Koltin, Chiyoko Nishimura. First Row: Betty Lou Moore, Gayle Teske, Joan Raiski, Patricia Murphy, Gail Kuckuk, Marilyn Hanson, Corrine Helf. The friendly living room of Sabin Hall, often enhanced by a glowing fireplace, lured new and old members to the monthly meetings of HHome Ec Club". The club was organized in 1925 with the membership open to all students maioring in Home Economics. Programs and proiects are designed to instill enthusiasm and professional pride in the many phases of the field. For example, Miss Edna Anderson and Mrs. Breta Griem told the girls of opportunities in textiles and business for the Home Economist. A social event circled on calendars of music majors and Home Ec maiors alike was the Christmas party they shared. Special decorations and refreshments plus appropriate yuletide music made the evening a successful one. The tea shop at the Dragon's Breath Carnival is traditionally sponsored by this club. The "candy 'n spice 'n everything nice" could be traced directly to the careful planning of the Insti- tutional Management class. Program chairman for the year was Patricia Murphy. Doris and Marie Neuswirth were social chairmen. Miss West was faculty adviser for the club. Betty Jay served as president and June Dolge as secretary-treasurer. 51 3W HPost it by Wednesday noon' are familiar words to many of Downer's budding journalists. For in its third year of publication, Snapshot has felt growing pains and now boasts a staff of its own. Merle Ep- stein edited Under the Clock, Sally Roney recorded club activities, Marilyn Davidson searched for feature material, while Mary Groves supervised circulation of the paper. Co-Ednor, MARJORIE WIlES As a weekly publication, Snapshot heralds com- ing campus events and presents items of social in- feresf to both faculty and students. The clever cor toons of Estelle Hausmann were featured as was a column of college chuHer. Of greatest current im- portance, this yeaHs campaign for Faculty Follies was enthusiastically and consistently supported. Under the guidance of Marjorie Wiles, Mary Ann Pfeifer, and Mariorie MacMichael, who shared hon- ors as editors, Snapshot has become a prominent fixfure on campus. Mrs. Jupp served as faculty ad- viser. Co-Edilor, MARY ANN PFEIFER Third Row: Miriam Abbott, June Dolge, Merle Epstein, Marilyn Davidson. Second Row: Evelyn Dippel, Jane! Bee, Mariorie Wiles, Eslelle Hausmann, Mary Ann Pfeifer. Firs! Row: Gloria Kiizrow, LoHe Moritz, Dolores Kirschner, Elaine Radloff. 52 Seated: Rosalie Sutherland, Betty Domrose, Beryl Webb, Rosemary Froemming. Standing: Shirley Vogt, Betty Foss, June Dolge, Connie Van Ert, Estelle Housmann, Patricio Murphy, Margaret Dunn. KaJala With this year, the Kodak, oldest publication at Milwaukee-Downer, launched into its second half- century of existence as a literary magazine. Changes in organization and format have been slow but significant through the years, until today Kodak is a publication worthy of the high standards of the college. Presented to the student body and faculty four times during the school year, this magazine contains the best literary attempts of the staff, interested con- tributors, and students in composition courses. Essays, short stories, book reviews, poems, and editorials have recently been supplemented by small pen- and-ink illustrations. Miss Moriorie Hill of the English department is the new faculty assistant to the Kodak board. She has gained wide experience in publication problems in college, and this has aided in making her help sympathetic and direct. This year board members who served in special capacities were Rosalie Suther- land who prepared the cover designs, and Rosemary Froemming who acted as advertising assistant to Beryl Webb. Editor, BETTY DOMROSE Business Manager, BERYL WEBB y. Editor, CONNIE VAN ERT Business Manager, JANET WILSON 71w Gmlm The Cumtux staff early discovered that they had a long iob and a merry one. When visions of sugar- plums should have been dancing through their heads they mounted panels. Instead of spring fever they were caught in a rush of deadlines . Jan pointed to dollars and sense when Connie spoke of radical ideas. Miss Hadley's initial advice and all that followed was backed by experience and helped to lay a firm foundation for all our plans. Wartime shortages, for the most part, carried over through this year and so nearly every member of the staff had opportunities to demonstrate her ver- satility. This may not be a very businesslike remark, but we want you to know that we had a lot of fun! Seated: Dolores Kirschner, Patricia Schaper, Janet Wilson, Connie Van Ert, Sally Jackson. Standing: Nancy Schmitt, Winifred Watson, Rosalie Sutherland, Marilyn Davidson, Joanne Hamburg. WWW 121k Wm www' WW mew S E DR U ml A E F 74Wmn gawk Our Colors Day Procession was damp but undaunted as it made its way around the horseshoe and into chapel. Untimely showers made this the first indoors Colors Day since the recently grad- uated purple class received its banner four years ago. Marna Becker presented the enthusiastic ,49ers with their color and the new wearers of the purple promptly gave us another Spirited class song for our repertoire. Arranged by the Co-chairman Joanne Hamburg and Marilyn Davidson, our Mixer was en- hanced by the hues of brilliantly scattered leaves, two orchestras, and fewer uniforms. This event fittingly preceded a full social season guided by the social committee. A truly dignified occas- ion was Milwaukee-Down- er's observance of its thirty- first Founders' Day. In an address in the chapel Dr. Carey Croneis spoke on HApprecicttions". A tea for students and faculty was held in Holton Hall Parlor after the progra m . 71w GWM Scene lantern Night Carolers are symbolic of the Christmas spirit that seems to carry itself through the singing halls into the heart of every Downer girl. Our first peacetime Christmas in years was given the glory of a new tradition, the all-college Christmas party, and an old tradition, that of caroling. The custom of singing the lovely old songs of the season to those who live in the various in- stitutions of the vicinity attracted scores of girls. Grateful for the few wistful flakes of snow and the frosty evening, we left Merrill Hall early in the evening. Connie Keyes led our singing while Edythe Klug arranged our visits and supervised the service of that unparalled hot chocolate and those quick-vanishing cookies. Lanterns, courtesy of Studio Club, of course. Everyone is hopeful that our all-college Christmas gathering, will, like our caroling, become an annual affair. The evening was gaily ushered in by Christmas banquets for dormitory and city students alike. In chapel we listened to an interesting talk on art that has been inspired by the Nativity. It was illustrated by many excellent slides. Then groups of formally-gowned faculty members and students wandered into pine-scented Holton Hall Parlor to partake of the steaming wassail there. As the evening ended many paused before the time-mellowed fireplace and felt they knew some of the true charm of the Christmas season. ROYALTY Beryl Webb and Mr. John Prescott COURT OF HONOR Marilyn Davidson with Mr. John Klein Connie Van Ert with Dr. John Evrard Joan Hamburg with Mr. Lou Pugliese Janet Bee with Sgt. Robert Bee Wini Watson with Mr. Jack Lynch Patricia Schaper with Mr. Sandy Schmidt Patricia Vogel with Mr. Pierce Mehan Nancy Schmitt with Mr. Robert Fenzl t'DANCING IN A WINTER WONDERLAND" Miraculously, it snowed that night and we stepped from one winter scene to another when we entered the Crystal Ballroom to attend the Wintergreen Prom. Members of the committee forgot their afternoon session in blue jeans as they, too, viewed with appreciation the masses of greens that lined the room. We swirled the bouffant skirts we had so carefully unpacked after Christmas vacation and prepared for a carefree evening. Beryl of the Titian hair and green ballet shoes donned royal white and silver and was officially presented to prom-goers at ten-fifteen. We danced until the "Witching hour" and then Beryl and John were there to smile their goodnights and say "we had a wonderful time, too!" THE NIGHTBEFORW ' . . . 1 WV H3 , x x ,7, G B INDDATE 6O UPPERCLASSMEN PATTY'S KITTEN IS UNDERSTUDYING HER AS VP! jam 3W Nancy Schmilt, Secretary; Patricia Vogel, Vice-Presidenf; g . 06;. I Janet Bee, President; Janet Roe, Treasurer. Helen Winman, Vice-Presidenf; Margaret Dunn, Secretary; Shirley Williams, President; Margaret Olsen, Treasurer. THE SENIORS ENJOY THE CLASSICS, TOO. jam Mary Bacon . . . ls called Ginny but no one seems able to explain why, loves candy stripes so much that she had to do her room in 'em. Janet Bee . . . Wears double A president's shoes, led the emerald class wearing a diamond, pioneered the Snapshot in '44, and would make a won- derful O.T. though her heart beats for Harney. BeHy Bleyer . . . Herels a modern girl who always Hcovers her knees", finds it a simple matter to study amid all types of distractions. Jean Chris- tensen . . . Looks glamorous in purple cashmere, uses a versatile vocabularyewilness Kodak and all those fancy Spanish phrases. Marion Christenson . . . A sweet and quiet blond who were her Elizabethan lady gown in our May play as though she were actually a member of royalty. Mary Louise Cutler . . . Smooth Florida beauty in Roman sandals, can't find the right rhyme for kerchiefs, we think long-distance operators know McLurenls number by heart. Marilyn Davidson . . . Abilities abound, Marvelous Mixer in '45, week-ends whirls are Davey's, while she's c1 schol- arly Miss, Senorita, and Mademoiselle all at once. BeHy Domrose . . . Everyone's talking about this year's Kodak; we're hoping her editorials will some day be seen in the Times and her poetry in the Atlantic Monthly. 63 miggswm amp mom Joan Downey . . . Long-stemmed Downer beauty, made a smash-bang impression on the Green and it stayed with us. Jean Ebling . . . 'iEb" of the ready smile, the "winning personality" you hear so much about, and one of the few who was relatively calm about those famed Anatomy quizzes. Elizabeth Eck . . . who has pursued the bride's course efficiently and enthusiastically. We hear her specialty is cake with lots of filling! Suzanne Ehrman . . . She knows her thorough- breds a mile away, becomes terribly excited talking about them. But she's socially successful with people too. Eleanor Fenton . . . Where on earth did that intriguing accent come from? Likes everything to eat but turnips and porsnips, and haseor did haveea fondness for moustaches. Mariorie Fischer . . . McLaren's Lorelei; Miss Brown had an eye on her, too. Enchants the Navy imostlyt, and have you seen her in blue net? Lois Franklin . . . Let's sing The Desperado again -WITH ACTIONS! Has anybody a nickel for two cents? LF. is most conscientious about her cutting! Wilma Franz . . . Willy's a natural for a nickname! Here girl meets horn with good results and Willy's playing lent atmosphere to Downer's last May Play. . Q. 3,3 ope Immxvj, fglgw MS Rigidf Nwhogxb 64 inniou Delores Froemming . . . ttHave you studied for that quiz yet?" tand that immediately makes us feel mu-ch bettert. Deets our candidate for Hmost fastidious girl". Rosemary Froemmfng . . . Not a sister of Dee's, immortalized Kansas City during Hat Hunt, and, by the way, Pepsodentts look- ing for that smile twhich unfortunately is not revealed heret. Barbara Gorman . . . Plane rides at to Muskegon in those lush flannel suits. "Minnie is just a memory but most of the time spaghetti and meat balls are not. Mary Groves . . . the girl with the elfin haircut could earn dollars with that magic scissors. HVicki" suits her more than "Mary", we think! Sally Gruetzmacher . . . the kind of girl who looks just a little short of ethereal in a pink sweater. Seems as though she's always been a Downerite but she's a gift from Lawrence. Joanne Hamburg . . . a most infectious laugh, Hammie has the sweet bedside manner of a professional O.T. Her roomts a well-known, cozy gathering place. Margaret Harris . . . An expert on producing upswept hair styles; for proof, turn to page 58 and look at Vogie's. Margek surname happily is the same as that of our mascot. Helen Harvey . . . Has set a record in auditing courses, wishes she could have been here to hunt the hateand so do we! Low voiced Helen could be introduced as one of the Harvey girls. 65 Ann Hathaway . . . Does Aferdesia mean anything to you? Though she looks like a strictly salad girl, she's really a fiend for steaks and hamburgers! Maybe that's 0 Rockford fad. Estelle Hausmann . . . Those notorious murals on the smoker walls! Toni dotes on the 'iAdmiral" and stepped off the Washington Merry-go-round to be our 4th Hot Girl. Glad she did, aren't you? Barbara Houghton . . . The busy Bacall, cm artist without the well-known artist's temperament, and she can wear a blue i'chore-all" like a dinner gown. That's right, she's SMOOTH! Tomiko lnouye . . . Tommy's interests are far reaching and her conversation can touch any of them. She would have liked Hat Hunt, too, if she'd been here! Sally Jackson . . . Our favorite pastime is chat- ting with Sally in the dean's office 5th houreabout business, of course! But hearing her play the organ is a good thing, too. Elizabeth Jacobson . . . who sews like a whiz and hostesses well. Jokes and world affairs are a closer combination than some people realize. Elizabeth Jermain . . . from Marquette to Downer, at crafts she excels, and carries generosity almost to a fault. Martha Kitaoka . . . Another A in Anatomy? Marth knows Sociology from first hand experience, but it seems we always meet her somewhere between Sabin and Merrill. I . 66 Ianiau Joyce Koellner . . . Blue is her color, bridge is her game, Bob is her fiance. She fairly glitters: fraternity pin, diamond, and smile. Rita Koltin . . . seems to enioy those informal dances in Greene lately. Suits and velvet bands seems a good prescription for glamour in this case. Dolores Lancaster . . . A beautiful Lancelot. And we think it was terribly inconsiderate of you to leave us, Do. You were c1 maior ingredient in our good times! Sally Lange . . . Stop cringing Freshmene her razzing days are over and this smiles as sincere as can be. Look at those clever hats, and listen to Sallyis uSoop" opera. Hope Martin . . . 'iShe dug so deeply and daily", 'iOur 3rd Hot Girl Hope". Notice the shoese-its papa who pays. Big smile for you, but never when she's hungry. Mary McKillip . . . ls sympathetic with those who don't care to discuss Phys. at lunchtime; there's the true Irish twinkle in those eyes! Caroline Miller . . . We're devoted to keeping her off the sick list. 'iCorky" is a girl of versatile interests but we pay special attention when she clicks the shutter! Lotte Moritz . . . Succumbed to a feather cut near exam time. Lotte knews enough German to be an assistant Prof, and she manages the Book-Exchange at the same time. 67 Mary Nagunuma . . . Comes near to being professional in both basketball and hockey, and may- be these account for her graceful walk. Her long black hair accounts for the fact that red is her most striking color. Doris Neuswirth . . . has the fresh, wholesome look of the I'typiccil Amer- ican girI"-the kind of girl they photograph in a tweed jacket against a rail fence. Betty Panella . . . We've heard people say, tiThere's something so vital about her", black hair that looks as though it's had c1 hundred strokes a night, "hasta entonces!" Christina Peters . . . A real Nordic beauty, and how envious the German students are of her fluency; but Chris' swimming is iust as fluent! Mary Ann Pfeifer . . . An absolute demon on the hockey field, seems as though she's al- ways darting somewhere: into the Snapshot office, or off on a "date" with Peter. Joyce Reed . . . 'tFor 0 soft voice is an excellent thing in women"; works delicately with pastels, looks metropoli- tan in her grey gabordine. Mary Ritchie . . . Another mainstay of our basketball team, Mary's ambition is to plunge into research work where most women would fear to tread. Betty Robertson . . . For some obscure reason she likes the name "Lee", is pretty petite and petitely pretty, and is great friends with a mammoth, stuffed horse. jawed jmm Ruth Rockstein . . . was a "Soph transfer", wears a lovely wrist watch of Hunknown origin" and the inappropriate nickname of Rocky; adores unusual things to eat. Janet Rodgers . . . Piquant enough to be a ballet dancer, we love to hear her sing tespecially The Old Apple Treet; is con- sistently occupied with English literature. Janet Roe . . . No one but Hope has ever seen her feather cut mussed, Jan,s tact and charm have aided many of Downerts social affairs, and her ability to toss songs together is something to talk about. Sally Roney . . . Chosen to lead the Green class till graduation, has at least twelve roommates, and periodically takes the scissers to her crown- ing glory. Marcia Ruhloff . . . Lives in "the little blue room", owns a beautiful pair of ski shoes, and ran the All-college Bridge Party with unparalleled smoothness. Martha Russell . . . March and an early spring inspired her in the direction of a feather cut, is familiar with most any biking hostel in the whole state of Wisconsin. Patricia Schaper . . . Has lots to learn about engineering but not much about nutrition, beloved of the '49ers, a ready smile and a ready stroke on the Green crew. Nancy Schmitt . . . Graceful gestures and a weIl-modulated voice, a grey satin dress and the palest of pink hats, we can't picture Shun socially Iost. Grace Siu . . . A transfer from the University of Honolulu, Grace helped our Dragon's Breath Carnival toward success. Can handle a horse without half trying, and skims through the water iust as effortlessly. Jean Snyder . . . Has "the tiniest waist" and clothes made to order, is es- pecially susceptible to the extreme in shoes, and sings as naturally as she speaks. Martha Tachau . . . Shy smile and big sisterly attitude. We miss you, Marth! Catherine Tomson . . .Tommy bears a close resemblance to some of those fashion figures she sketches, has literally let her hair down, and is Downer's gift to the social whirl. Amy Uchimoto . . . Gentle Amy, one day she wore a rose in her hair and it was hard to tell the two apart, wish she'd sing a little louder in chapel, though. Connie Van Ert . . . Is very careful not to eat an apple a day, couldn't help continually mixing Spanish and German verbs . . . or believing in a Christmas angel. Patricia Vogel . . . Even the flu couldnit take the sparkle from our HVogie's" smile,- Rusty would love to see her with that Psyche knot coiffure . . . sheid iust like to see Rusty with any coiffure. Ruth Vogel . . . Something new has been added . . . courtesy the University of Indiana; manages to look both studious and glamorous in those horn-rimmed glasses. Wm 70 . juniau Audrey Wacker . . . That little girl with the big boss viol! Shels someone's girl Friday, and how Pythogorus would have loved to teach her mouth! Winifred Watson . . . Renewned Johnsonite . . . helped eliminate those Freshmen blues; Winnie has a flare for dreaming up luxurious spreads. Beryl Webb . . . The gracious Wintergreen Queen, wears iodhpurs and formals with equal poise, Kodak is teaching her to pay the bills. Phyllis Weikart . . . All Holton swooned when Capt. Wei- kart came to see his little sister; our potential Phi Bete looked dreamy at Prom, her room's an ad- vertisement for Bates. Louise. Wesle . . . Note the change from Weezy to Leslie, it's most confus- ing; Ginger bids 0 no-trump and Les will make it for her every time. Oh, by the way, she's our new CSO pres! Marjorie Wiles . . . Medical students prefer blonds, so Mariie had some pro- fessional help with that course in Physiology. A perfect hostess and a thoughtful guest. Janet Wilson . . . Those 15 months in the ETC . . . ugh! Can quote on and on from CBS, Dear Ruth, Morning in Iowa, and anything else you might suggest; owns a red coat and hat that must have been designed by Schiaparelli. 71 juniau Mabel Wong . . . Oberlin once laid claim to her, possesses a dry and intriguing sense of humor, and whisks herself up to the Art book store at any imaginable moment. Bernadette Young . . . Bernie's memories of Waikiki are somewhat obscured by our violent snow storms, but the inter- ior decorations of her room serve to remind her and fascinate everyone else. Phyllis Young . Our recommendation for one of the most enthusiastic of Downer's O.T.s, one of the few who smiled at Anat. The little green book went to press and Downer was impressed! Elaine Zarne . . . TMy, what big eyes you hovel", a very fortunate asset in the speech field. Elaine would like to go to New Yorke-soon! 71w Glen Saw; a; 19447 Shout for the green of Downer Green is the class we sing to, For 47's green! For strength and courage high. We'll make our class a record, Green is the flag we cling to, The best you've ever seen. Our banner 'gainst the sky. We'll fight for green and Downer, We'll stick to our class color; True to our class wetll be. Wherever we may be, Forever wetll hold close to our hearts, We'll shout that were the emerald class, The green of M. D. C. The green of M. D. C. CAMERA SHY JUNIORS Harriet Adashek Joan Droppers Rita Persenico Joyce Anderson Barbara Haug Martha Rankin 72 MARGARET EDMONDSON SHIRLEY VOGT As Shirley Ann Vogt and Margaret Creighton Edmondson left the chapel on April 8 they received the hearty congratulations of their friends. The Delta Chapter of Wisconsin of Phi Beta Kappa told the results of its sixth annual election, and these two seniors had been chosen members-in-course. Assistant Professor Louise Saxe Eby, chapter president, mode the announce- ment. Shirley maiored in languages and Margaret in art. In addition to maintaining high scholastic averages, both girls participated in many extra-curricular activities during their four years at Downer. Shirley assumed the editorship of Kodak in her iunior year, has participated in the activities of French Club and International Relations Club, and has held the presidency of Spanish Club. Margaret is the president of Studio Club and has taken part in activities of Mountebanks, German Club, and the Athletic Association. Miss Margaret Kaser of the class of 1933 was the alumna elected to membership. After grad- uation from Milwaukee-Downer College, she received her M.$. at the University of Wisconsin in 1934. She received her Ph.D. at the University of Colorado. Since that time she has divided her time between teaching and research, publishing numerous articles in the field of Bio-chemistry . Formal initiation of new members took place on April 30. Miss Dorothy Enderis, who was given an honorary membership in the organization in 1945, was guest speaker on the occasion. 73 3 WM . . . . Queen of the Junior Prom $04M 14m 3W . . . . Senior Prom Queen gm mam Kama, Most Beautiful Senior 75 W M m 4 76 hag; Va EM irl Blue Blazer G am mm m 8 AII-'Round Girl Seam JEANNE ALBRECHT Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A. Social Science Last Hunter; Mounlebunks 1; Christmas Play 'I, 2, 3; C30 Council 1, 4; Kodak 2, 3; Mathematics Club 3; Junior Prom Queen; Chairman Finance Committee 4. PATRICIA BELTON Acton, Indiana B.S. Occupational Therapy Rally 1; Senior Cabarei 1, 3; Glee Club I; A.A. 'l, 2, 3; O.T. Club I, 2, 3, 4; Mountebanks 2, 3, 4, Hreasurer 4,; Cumtux Photography Editor 3; Treasurer of Class 3. LAURA BRAUNEL Manitowoc, Wisconsin 8.5. Occupational Therapy Lawrence College 1, 2; O.T. Club 3, 4. 78 CLARE BUSWELL Crystal Falls, Michigan 8.5. Occupational Therapy Last Hunter; Glee Club 1; Mountebanks 1, 2; O.T. Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Junior Board; Junior Prom Court; House Board 4; Chapel Chairman 4. DORIS CAMPBELL Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A. English and German Last Hunter; Class Treasurer 1; Kodak I, 2, 3, 4; Mounlebanks 4. CATHERINE CARLISLE Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.S. Occupational Therapy Freshmen Rally 1; O.T. Club 1, 4; Mountebanks 1, 2, 3, 4 Highting Director 2, 3; Technical Director 4;; Cumlux Photographer 2; Christmas Play 2; A.A. Board 4; Biking Chairman 4; C50 Council 4. 79 PEGGY CART West Allis, Wisconsin 8.5. Home Economics last Hunter; Freshman Rally 1; Mountebunks 1; Home Economics Club 'I, 3, 4; AA. 1, 2, 3; Senior Cabaret 2; Class Crew 2, 3; Co-Chairman Junior Board 3; Cumfux 3; Social Comminee 4; Social Chairman 4; Executive Council 4; Editor Blue Book 4. BARBARA COLLORD Delaware, Ohio B.$. Occupational Therapy Oberlin Universin 1, 2; O.T. Club 3, 4. HELEN CROELL Wouwatosa, Wisconsin B.A. English Glee Club 1; French Club 2, 3, 4 4$ecretcry 4;; Mountebanks 4; Choric Verse 3, 4. JUDITH DAVID Lakewood, Ohio B.$. Occupational Therapy last Hunter; Math Club 1; Mountebanks 1, 2; College Hockey 1; Rally Committee 1; A.A. 1, 2; O.T. Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Missionary Fair Business Manager 3; Senior Cabaret 3. MARGARET DUNN Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A. History University of Wisconsin 1; Junior Prom Commit- tee 3; Blue Book 3; Christmas Play 2, 3; ColIege Baseball 3; College Basketball 3; C50 1Treas- urer 41; Kodak 3, 4; Mountebanks 4; Class Secretary 4. JUNE DOLGE Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.S. Home Economics Last Hunter; Freshmen Rally 1; Mounlebanks 1, 2; A.A. 1, 2; C80 COUNCIL 1, 2,- Senior Cab- aret 2; Christmas Play 1, 2, 3; Kodak 2, 3, 4; Snapshot 2, 3, Editor 41; Spanish Club 2, 3, 1Secretary-Treasurer 41; Home Economics Club 2, 3, 1Secretury-Treasurer 41; Missionary Fair 2; C50 President 4; Executive Council 4. MARGARET EDMONDSON Waukesha, Wisconsin B.A. Art Mountebonks 1; AA. 1; O.T. Club 1; Christmas Play 1, 2; May Play 2; Studio Club 3, 4, Secre- tary-Treosurer 3; President 4;; German Club 4. DOROTHY FORD Elkarf, Indiana B.$. Occupational Therapy University of Chicago 1, 2; O.T. Club 3, 4; House Board 4; Executive Council 4; Residence Committee 4; Mclaren Chairman 4. RUTH FOXWELL Union Grove, Wisconsin 8.5. Occupational Therapy O.T. Club 2, 3, 4. 82 BARBARA GEORG Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A. English Freshman Rally 1; Kodak l, 2, 3; Christmas Play I, 2, 3; Freshmen Ruzzing Board 2; College Archery 2, 3, 4; French Club 3. MARGRETTE GOULD Glencoe, Minnesota B.A. Music Glee Club 1, 2, 3, Wresiden! 2,; Christmas Play I, 2, 3; German Club 2, 3, 4; French Club 3, 4; Music Club 3, 4. MARIKO IWASHITA Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.S. Food and Nutrition San Diego State College 1; Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4; College Basketball 2, 3; A.A. 2, 3, 4; College Hockey 3, 4. BETTY JAY Milwaukee, Wisconsin BS. Home Economics Milwaukee State Teachers College 1,- Home Eco- nomics Club 2, 3, 4, Secretary-Treasurer 3; President 4L JEAN JANDA Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A. English Rally Board 1,- Kodak 1, 2,- Spanish Club 1; A.A. Board 2; C50 Board 2,- Cumiux 3; Mounte- banks 4; German Club 4. GERTRUDE JOHNSON Maywood, Illinois BS. Home Economics Mountebanks Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4; Kodak 3; A.A. 3, 4; Christmas Play 3. Iowa State College 1; 2, 3, 4; 84 LUANA KAMP Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A. Speech Last Hunter; Rally; Class Song and Hymn; Senior Cabaret I, 2, 3; Mountebanks l, 2, 3, 4, Wres- ident 4;; Sophomore Sallies; Lecture Recital 2, 3, 4. JOAN KICKBUSCH Wausau, Wisconsin B.A. Social Science Last Hunter; Rally 1; Christmas Play 1, 2; Senior Cubarel 1; International Relations 1, 2, Sec- refary 2;; A.A. 1, 2; Mountebanks 1, 2, 3, 4, ;Secretary 3;; Religious Council 2, 3, 4; War Activities Board 3, 4; House Board 4, Khairman 4;; Chairman of Hollon Hull 4; Executive Council 4; Residence Committee 4; Faculty-Student Coun- cil 4. JANE KLINEFELTER Fort Wayne, Indiana B.$. Occupational Therapy Purdue University 1, 2; Missionary Fair 3,- O.T. Club 3, 4. 85 EDYTHE KLUG Mi Iwau kee, Wisconsin B.S. Home Economics German Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Becretary-Treasurer 3; President 4;; Orchestra 2, 3, 4, Wresiden! 4;; College Basketball 2; College Archery 2; C50 Council 3; Christmas Play 3; Aeolian Club 3; Home Economics Club 3, 4; Missionary Fair 4; Lantern Night Chairman 4. DOROTHY LANGACKER West Allis, Wisconsin B.A. English Last Hunter; German Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Glee Club 2; Christmas Play 2; Swimming Team 2; Mounte- banks 2, 3, 4; Kodak 1, 2, 3; Missionary Fair 3; Cour! of Honor, Junior Prom; Scholarship Chairman 4. DORIS LARSEN Muskegon, Michigan B.A. History Muskegon Junior College, Isl semester; Univer- sity of Michigan, 2 quarters; A.A. 2, 3; Kodak 2, 3; French Club 2; Junior Board 3; Co;Chuir- man Smoker 3; Golf Team 3; Senior Cabaret Committee 3, 4; Victory Drive Co-Chairman 4; War Activities Board 4. BARBARA LOOMIS Libertyville, Illinois B.S. Occupational Therapy last Hunter; Rally 1; O.T. Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Sophomore Sallies 2; Christmas Play 2; Junior Board 3; Court of Honor, Junior Prom 3; Class President 3; Missionary Fair 3, 4; Executive Council 3; House Board 4. MARJORIE MACMICHAEL Milwaukee, Wisconsin 8.5. Occupational Therapy Last Hunter; A.A. 1; C50 Council 1; Post War Discussion 1; O.T. Club 1, 2, 3, 4, Wresidenl 4;; Mountebonks 'l, 2, 4; Orchestra 2, 4; Li- brary Committee 2; Snapshot 4, ;Co-Editor 4;; Speakers Bureau 4. MARJORIE MCKILLIP Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.S. Occupational Therapy Red Cross 1, 2, 3; O.T. Club 3, 4, Nice Presi- dent 4;; College Riding Team 3, 4. 87 ANN MELCHER Detroit, Michigan B.S. Occupational Therapy Rally 1; Spanish Club 1; Mounlebanks 1, 2; O.T. Club 1, 2, 3, 4; A.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; A.A. Board 2, 4; College Baske'ball 2, 3, 4; Mission- ury Fair 3, 4; College Hockey 4. AUDREY METZ Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A. Chemistry Last Hunter; Chapel Committee 1; A.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; Cumtux 3; Junior Board 3,- Court of Honor, Junior Prom 3; Social Committee 3, 4; Faculty- Student Committee 4. PATRICIA MURPHY Lincoln, Nebraska 3.8. Home Economics Last Hunter; Rally 1; Mountebanks 1, 3, 4; Kodak l, 2, 3, 4; Home Economics Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Christmas Play 1, 2, 3; Senior Cabaret 1, 2, 3; Missionary Fair 2, 3, 4; Sophomore Class Vice President; Sophomore Sullies; Cumlux Editor 3; House Board 3; Johnston Chairman 3; Residence Commiltee 3; Junior Board; Court of Honor, Junior Prom; Executive Council 3, 4; Faculty-Studenl Council 3, 4; Snapshot 4; C.G.A. Secretary 4. 88 CHIYOKO NISHIMURA Hilo, Hawaii 8.5. Home Economics Education University Of CalifOrnia 1; Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4; Missionary Fair 3, 4. MARGARET OLSON Oak Park, Illinois B.S. Occupational Therapy Monmouth College 1, 2; O.T. Club 3, 4; Class Treasurer 4; Missionary Fair 4. MARY O'NEIL Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.S. Occupational Therapy O.T. Club 'I, 2, 3, 4; lnlernational Relations Club 2; A.A. 2; Class Secretary 3; Mounte- banks 4. 89 CATHERINE POWERS West Allis, Wisconsin B.A. English Kodak 2, 3; French Club 2; Christmas Play 2, 3; C50 Council 3; Religious Council Chairman 4; C50 Christmas Dinner Chairman 4. SAMUELLA RABENOWICH Park Falls, Wisconsin B.A. Social Science A.A. 1, 2, 3, 4; A.A. Board 3, Nice President 4;,- Religious Council 3, 4; Missionary Fair 3; War Activities 3, 4. ARLEEN ROSEN Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A. Social Science and Psychology University of Wisconsin 1; A.A. 2, 3, 4; Studio Club 2, 3, 4. 90 GERALDINE SKINNER Wausau, Wisconsin B.$. Occupational Therapy Last Hunter; Glee Club 'I; O.T. Club 'I, 2; Sophomore Sallie: 2; Senior Cabaret 2, 3; Junior Board 3; Missionary Fair Chairman 3; Class Vice President 3; Cumtux 3; House Board 4; HoHon Vice Chairman 4; Residence Committee 4; Executive Council 4; Treasurer C.G.A. 4. BETTY JANE SMITH Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A. History Christmas Play 2; Cumfux 3; War Bond Auction 4; lnIernational Relations 4. SARA SUE SON Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.A. Chemistry Last Hunter; Rally 1; Mountebanks 1, 2; College Swimming 1, 2; Swimming Manager 2; Sopho- more Closs President 2; Missionary Fair 2; Ex- ecutive Council 2, 3, 4; AA. Board 3; Secretary C.G.A. 3; Cumfux Business Manager 3; House Board 4; C.G.A. President 4; Faculty-Sfudent Council 4; Residence Committee 4. 91 DORIS ANN STILWELL Iron Mountain, Michigan SA. Government last Hunter; Senior Cabaret 'l, 3; Sophomore Sallies; A.A. Board 2, 3, Secretary 3;; Razzing Committee 2, 3, 4; Junior Board; Smoker Com- mittee 3, 4; Social Committee 3, 4; House Board 4. LEONA THOMAS Mason City, Iowa B.$. Occupational Therapy Lust HunIer; Rally; A.A. 1, 2; Senior Cabaret 'l, 2, 3; OJ. Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Mounlebanks 1, 2, 3, 4; Missionary Fair 2, 4; Christmas Play 2, 3; Cumtux Staff Editor 3; House Board 3; Chairman of Johnston Hall 3; Junior Board; Residence Committee 3; Executive Council 3. CONSTANCE VOGT Milwaukee, Wisconsin B.S. Home Economics Education University of Wisconsin 1; A.A. 2; Sophomore Sallies 2; Home Economics Club 2, 3, 4; Senior Cabaret 3. 92 SHIRLEY VOGT Milwaukee,, Wisconsin B.A. Spanish-Latin Last Hunter; Rally 1; Mounlebanks 1, 2, 3, 4; Spanish Club 'I, 2, 3, 4, 4Secretary 2; President 4;; Christmas Play 2, 3; Kodak Editor 3; French Club 3, 4; C80 Secretary 4. PATSIE WEISS Sweet Home, Oregon 3.5. Home Economics University of Oregon 'I, 2; Mountebonks 3; Home Economics Club 3, 4; A.A. 4. SHIRLEY WILLIAMS Milwau kee, Wisconsi n 8.5. Occupational Therapy Last Hunler; Christmas Play 1; Mounlebanks 'I, 2, 3, 4; O.T. Club 'I, 2, 3, 4; Chairman Library Committee 3; Junior Board; Court of Honor, Junior Prom; College Basketball; Senior Class President, Executive Council 4; Faculty-Siuden! Council 4. 93 HELEN WITTMAN Crandon, Wisconsin B.S. Occupational Therapy Last Hunter; Rally 1; Glee Club 1, 2; German Club I, 2; O.T. Club 1, 2, 3, 4; Christmas Play 2, 3; Missionary Fair 3; House Board 3; Junior Board 3; Mountebunks 3, 4; Class Vice Presi- dent 4. ELLEN ZIEPER Stevens Point, Wisconsin B.S. Occupational Therapy Last Hunter; Christmas Play 2; Senior Cabaret 2, 3; Cumtux Advertising 3; College Crew 3; Junior Board Chairman 3; Missionary Fair 3; Executive Council 4; War Activities 4; Faculty- Student Council 4; Vice President C.G.A. 4. 74a Rec! of '46 SW Wot piotmed MURIEL PESTER Ring the bells and sound the chimes, . , Grayslake, lllmons Give a cheer for all good times, We'll sing a song, a merry, merry song, B-A- Speech For "'6 rad: "16 red, "19 class of '46- Last Hunter; Math Club 1; French Club I, 2; A.A. 1, 2; Mountebanks l, 2, 3, 4; Vice President of McClaren Keep the banner flying high, Hall 4; House Board 4- Shout its praises to the sky, We'll put our faith, our courage and our strength PATRICIA DOOLEY In the red, the red, the class of '46. Springfield, Illinois 8.5. Occupational Therapy Here's to health and happiness, Downer has it at its best. MARY LEECH We'll make our life so very, very gay, Colorado Springs, Colorado Fo th d, th d, th I f'46. . r e re e re e mm o 3.5. Occupational Therapy 94 Milwaukee- :Z W 6011676 Our skies were bluer than your walls were red Against them in the sun. Through mist and snow Or block against a sky of night or lead, Solid, secure, and ours. Now we go. With patience almost infinite you drew Reluctant minds, confused, unwilling though We were, to crystal channels where we knew The deep, sure certainty of fact. And now we go. Our hearts were lighter for the words you said Of faith and courage as the day drew near When doubt, of wonder born and reason bred Would challenge all you taught us to revere. Thank God for faith in this dark day to know Your strength behind us ever. Now we go. Doris Campbell, '46 96 Late Spring Visits Hawthornden 97 We wish to express our deepest thanks to Mr. C. Oscar Lindquist whose special photography appeared on the end sheets and the division pages, Mr. John E. Platz for his excellent work in the various portrait sections, Mr. Paul Hommersmith, Hammersmith-Kortmeyer Company, and Miss Eleanor Hammersmith, Hammersmith-Kortmeyer Company, whose sincere interest in our plans for printing and engraving made this book possible. The 1946 Cumtux staff. 98 ongratulations from our Campus Club Milwaukee's favorite shopping spot for stunning young fashions . . . including famed Minx Modes, ,Tonathan Logan, Ellen Kaye, Lanz, Salymil Juniors by Milgrim and others 7.63 6? Milwaukeek fine store since 1857 Cunuux PLotos b1 PH $10 GRAPHER 2638 NORTH DOWNER AVENUE LA keside 1472-1473 JEWELRY REPAIRS DIAMONDS AND WATCHES FRED J. THELEMAN, INC. M anufacturers of CLASS RINGS AND PINS COLLEGE FRATERNITY BADGES AND CBESTS EMBLEM RINGS FRED B. THELEMAN, Vice Pres. 617 N. 2nd Street . Hampshire Food Shop hrIStenS en 2613 E. Hampshire Street IMPORTERS FOURR'ERS EDgewood 9211 BestWishes 5HOUSE OF YOUTH s E N I O R s Lee 5 Peter Pan Shop Merry Frocks and Jerry Togs Exclusive WM' STEINMEYER CO' EDgewood 6346 3120 N. Downer Ave. . GeorgeWatts8c Son, Inc. Comphments Of China Glassware Interiors PRESTON'S Milwmee Howard M. Watts 102 FOR YEARS TO COME Satisfaction for years to come is assured by plumbing fixtures and fittings that bear the name "Kohler". They have the timeless beauty of clean-cut lines and good proportions. Utmost practicality is assured by easy-to-clean, lustrous surfaces, smooth and hard as polished glass, and by durable pre- cision-made working parts. Kohler quality, at no extra cost, is important to you when you build, buy, or remodel. Among the types and sizes of Kohler fixtures for bathroom, kitchen, wash- room, or laundry, you will find matched sets or individual pieces that are right for your needs. Your master plumber will gladly help you with use- ful advice. The 73-year-old tradition of Kohler quality is safeguarded by the fact that production is concentrated at one great plant, where coordination is achieved through unity of supervision. Kohler Co., Kohler, Wis. KOHLER OF KOHLER O. R. Pieper SIXTY YEARS OF SPECIALIZED FOOD SERVICE Milwaukee 2 Wisconsin Vanity Kickbusch Foods Since 186Q . . . 515,191 bloc youti. . 7606 W. STATE I78 W. WISCONSIN school shoes sport shoes dale shoes 14l2 S. 73rd ST. 104 HOTEL ngRaEDER A Favorite Rendezvous for Cocktails 1 Dining Dancing . Q CRYSTAL BALL ROOM EMPIRE ROOM The place to go for Toiletries Drugs Lunches School Supplies and to meet your friends Hoffmann's Pharm acy 3116 North Downer Avenue Yankee Doodle Restaurants DANDY FOOD There Are N ow T H R E E CONVENIENT LOCATIONS o 4630 West North Ave. 0 North Oakland at Capitol Drive 0 2425 West Wisconsin Avenue 105 Complimen ts of... Allis-Ehalmers Mfg. Co. WEST ALLIS WISCONSIN Seventeen meeting and private dining rooms of various sizes1to meet your various business and social requirements. Come in1see! Or call MArquette 6380 RAY SMITH, President RAY SMITH, JR, Manager HOTEL PFISTER Wadhams O Mobilgas O Mobiloil Distn'butors For Oshea Knitting Mills Spot Bilt Athletic Shoes Wilson Sporting Goods and Aldrich 6r Aldrich Girls' Equipment Milwaukee Sporting Goods 809 No. 2nd St. MA. 1566 THE LONDON HAT SHOP 6.. SHOE REPAIRING CO. Expert Hat Cleaners 6? Shoe Repairers General Dry Cleaners of Ladies 63 Men's Wearing Apparel 226 E. Wisconsin Ave. 711 N. Broadway Phone D'Aly 3010 Milwaukee 11W- SCHLQIFIHKG - HHSTEH C0. Successors to ALSTED w KASTEN CO. M1LWAUKEE 331 East Wisconsin Avenue DIAMONDS a WATCHES 1 SILVERWARE Registered Jewelers AMERICAN GEM SOCIETY 750mm? REG- U. S. PAY. OFF. 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From that beginning has grown the First Wisconsin National Bank of today - largest bank in the state and one of the oldest e-with 13 convenient offices at your service throughout the city. And today, as in the post, this outstanding bank serves not only as faithful guardian of its depositor's funds, but as on active partner in the continuing progress of the community. FIRST WISCONSIN NATIONAL BANK OF MILWAUKEE Established 1853 MEMBER FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION 110 Regular Dry Cleaning Conserves Clothes - - - Novelty Dye Works 733 E. Capitol Drive EDgewood 9400 ul SGML, Q11 3,; m: g ' Est.l92l 03511550wa MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM 111

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Milwaukee Downer College - Cumtux Yearbook (Milwaukee, WI) online yearbook collection, 1955 Edition, Page 1


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