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Page 30 text:
To kick off Peru's birthday celebration,
Dr James Perdue spoke at an evening con-
vocation and Dr Robert Manley spoke at the
Cctober's special events were centered a-
round the Centennial Homecoming celebration.
The first convocation of the month was pre-
sented by the world-famous Russian Don Cossack
Dancers. On the following day Dr. Ross Russell
addressed a homecoming convocation.
November's centennial events included an
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assembly reviewing Peru's proud past. The
Thanksgiving convocation was presented by Rev.
Spotlighting the folk heritage of Nebraska
were the Dana College folk singers and dancers.
Another folk heritage highlight was presented
by Dr. E. C. Beck.
All school convocations, many of which were
open to the public, were made possible by the
Centennial Committee. The Committee included:
Dr. Neal S. Gomon, Mr. Silas Summers, Miss
Gladys Crrush, Mr. Don Carlile, Mr. Bob Henry,
Tom Rosengren, and Beth Ann Terwilleger,
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Dr. Robert N. Manley relives the history of Nebraska
through slides and songs.
Dr. Wayne Reed, former president of Peru State, receives Professors Emeritus George Rath L B Mathews and A V
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Peru's highest award.
Larson with Dr. Reed,
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Page 31 text:
FEATU E NTERTAINE S
The student body enjoys a fantastic performance of the Don Cossack Chorus.
Organized in Prague, Czechoslo-
vakia, by its founder and present di-
rector, Nicholas Krostrukoff, the Don
Cossack Chorus have toured on all
six continents and appeared in 65
countries. Recently the Platoff Chorus
gave its 8000th concert.
The membership of the Chorus
consists of the best vocal talent and
dancers coming from the White Russian
emigres who fought Communism in
Russia. They have presented many
hundreds of concerts for the L'.S.O.
in this country and in the Far East.
Also, they have performed almost a
hundred concerts for Vtar Bond Drives
and in Veteran's Hospitals. All mem-
bers of the organization are novv
In the 1967-68 season, the Don
Cossack Chorus will be celebrating
its twenty-eighth anniversary. 'lie
New York Times states that, "they
still stand among the best choral group
to be heard in our concert halls."
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