St Rose Academy - Yearbook (San Francisco, CA)

 - Class of 1941

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COSMOPOLIS SAN FRANCISCO a c1ty of contrasts of seethmg ltvmg turbulent humamty every color of the race spectrum A c1ty of narrow medleval streets and wrde modern boulevards A cxty where one daren t venture down town wlthout both hat and gloves A vast metropolts hemmed 1n on one s1de by a bay on the other by an ocean Here 1t IS one fmds h1lls so steep that they run parallel wrth the telephone poles and nearby mrles and m1les of flat sandy beaches And here rt IS too that ancrent trolleys go chuggmg up steep slopes only to stop on top for streamlmed busses to whrzz by A proud warm hearted crty we are w1th our smoky factor1es lofty churches our art gallerles and skyscrapers But how hard 1t lS to realrze leanmg at nrght from some hrgh wmdow one s eye caught by the glrtter of the masslve yet falryltke brxdge archmg 1ts way over darkness or by Cort Tower aloofly rrsmg out of the shadows that Just a lrttle way off rs Down town There am1d glarmg Neon lrghts one hears any language one wants to hear and sees any type for though all Amerrcans each somehow keeps his 1nd1v1dual1ty IH thrs stlll meltmg melttng pot In San Franctsco any afternoon one need but amble down by Frsher man s Wharf to see hundreds of sky blue lrttle IISIIIFIQ boats bobb1ng up and down on the water, and perhaps close by a grgantlc ocean lmer wrth a for such 1ron1c slghts as IU a certam Nob H1ll park where the scented poodles of rrch old matrrarchs condescendrngly romp wrth ragged Chmese urchms? Bagdad Parls Berlm Tokyo Canton San Francrsco IS all these and more' For she preserves all the genume European flavor whrle subtly lrke a very skrllful cook addmg Just the rrght dash of Orrental myst1c1sm and GXOIIC charm she blends xt all w1th what IS truly Amer1can Barbara Alllson 42 A VISIT TO DOMINICAN COLLEGE HE entrre Semor Class of Samt Rose Academy and a llmrted number of students from the Senror Classes of varrous other Cathol1c schools m the crty were mvrted to a tea and fasbron show held at the Dom nrcan College of San Rafael on May 3 l94l The students arrrved at Meadowlands at 2 p m They regrstered there and were met by a number of very charmmg and courte ous students of the college who drvxded the guest students mto groups and escorted them on a tour of the campus Th1s tour mcludeci the Admmrstratron Blllldlflq Resrdence Hall whrch showed the prtde that the grrls take m decor atmg therr rooms Angehco Hall Guzman Lrbrary Art Gallery whrch con tamed a number of very m erestmg art works done by the students Durmg the afternoon a number of athletrc events took place Th1s was followed by a sctence demonstratron 1n the Phys1cs burldmg The tea and the fashlon show commenced at 4 30 p m at Fameaux Hall The clothes modeled by a group of college students were from I Magnm s They were very lovely and were made more appeallng to the eye because of the splendrd modelmg done by the students PAGE Tl1l1tY FOUR Mt- I ,T --'- I I l I V 1 f ' . , t , , . I I ' L- . ' I I ' I I V I - , 2 ' , eign or domestic flag waving from its helm. And where else could one see I I I I 77 l I I . , , , . .l l I I t . I . ' I I I I I I I ' - ' ' t ' , ' . I ' Y

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Today every sectton of our Unrted States knows and loves both Domrnr can Prrests and Do rnrcan Srste-rs The hrstory of the-rr actwlty rn Callfornra runs parallel wnh the proaress of our Golden State What couraa rs shown rn hat fearless lrttle Domrntcan group' Brshop Alemany O P Father Vrlarrasa O P ana Mother Mary Goemaere O P Journeyed rn 1850 from rrch eleaant Parts to the prrmrtrve adobe shelters rn Monterey Soon a natrv Caltfornra arrl Concepcron Arauello entered th1s novttrate and became Srst r Mary Domrnrca O P Others followed her example The Lord of the Harvest qenerously blessed the work and when Benecra then known as the Crty by the Stlver Gate became the State Caprtal rt wel comed the Dormnrcans from Monterey The Sarnt Catherrne s Convent preserved 1ts name even rn 1ts new locatron and rt arew so raprdly that rn 1862 rt sent frve Srsters to establrsh a School dedlcated to Samt Rose rn the raptdly arowrnq c1t,1 of San Francrsco ln a lrttle frame burldrna on Brannan Street near Fourth the Ctty by the Golden Gate aave frrendly shelter to our frrst Sarnt Ftose Academy The courage of the Domrnrcan Srsters rnet the drffrcultres of proneer days By the year 1878 more room was necessary to accommodate the number of puprls so Ststers and Students moved to a larqer frame burldrnq located on Golden Gate Avenue near Sterner Street Thrs School was completely destroyed by frre on October 6 1893 A temporary home for Sarnt Rose Academy was provtded rn a small frame cottaqe near Sacred Heart Church by the krrdness of the Pastor Father Flood Gratefully the Srsters accepted these lrvrnq quarters but as soon as pos srble they looked for a laraer burldrnq rn whrch they could both lrve and have classrooms ln 1900 a larqe house on Scott Street near Post was rented and aqarn a number of students reqrstered for study lt was the rntentton to make thrs a temporary Sarnt Rose Academy untrl a new home could be burlt The spacrous burldrnq on the southeast corner of Prne and P1erce Streets was completed and dedrcated by Archbrshop Fttordan on lanuary 15 1906 The memorable earthquake on Aprrl 18th of that year caused only mrnor dam aqe to the new burldrnq The frre drd not reach 1t Sarnt Prose Academy has qrown wrth the years and has always farthfully preserved the hlahest standards rn the freld of Dommlcan educatron Com bmed wrth our admrratron for our tradrtrons we treasure opt1m1st1c ant1c1pa trons of a alorrous celebratlon rn 1902 when our loved Salnt Rose Academy ln San Francrsco wrll measure 1ts age by a century Clalre lohnstone 41 PAGE THIRTY THREE , .. G ' , vw. ,v . . . ,'. . , . ,A H 1, . . 3 . . , . 9 L . Y V - 'I 1 - -1 f - -I f - -1 f I . D . , . . . . c , ' A Q 1 . G , . . . 1 , I - 1 H . . H . . I I - 1 . . . , . . . . W I . .,.. ,X . , . . r, , H 1 I , . 1 1 , I . - I I 1 , . I I - I 7 , .

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PLAY DAY VERY year the students of Saint Bose look forward to Play Day at Domini an Conven San Rafael On this day we compete in such sports as Volley ball Basketball Archery Hockey Swimming and Tennis On the tennis courts B rnice Dawson and lean Gilhuly upheld the honor of the tennis club ln volleyball Genevieve Knowlton Kathleen Stolz Rita Sullivan Shirley Sulli van Suzanne Biordan and Mary lane Palmer competed with students f 'vliss Hamlin s School and Dominican Convent ln the afternoon the girls gathered in Forest Meadows and ate their lunches Later Barbara Cavanaugh Gloria McCormick Virginia Costello Mary Bose Borg Shirley Sullivan Patricia Anne Palmer Barbara Nelson and others enioyed the swimming pool The bus arrived to bring .is back to San Francisco and all the girls scampered to their seats On the way home we sang happily and another successful year in competition at Play Day was at an end THE SENIOR CLASS AT THE SNOWS saw Patricia McAuliffe trying her skill at skiing Geraldine Keefe was pro claimed Queen of the Toboggan Run at Soda Springs while at Norden the snow sled worked double time pulling Gene Marie Conlin Mary Iane Palmer Edna Battani Yvonne Christ and Patricia Anne Palmer to the Sugar Bowl Not satisfied with cold feet and freezing hands Gene Marie Conlm re turned to Norden a month later with other enthusiasts Shirley Sullivan and Marie Mulcrevy Betty Dahloerg tried her artistic skill on a huge snowrnan at Badger Pass Betty Smith and Virginia Boot were seen rolling snowballs at Lake Tahoe it seems they were practicing up for bowling in the city The Dominican Club sponsored a trip to Norden and among those on the train were Margaret Wall Mary Carey Ruth Anderson and Ann Marie Owens Mary lane Palmer 4l OUR SENIOR LUNCHEON AIEVERY year about a month before graduation the luniors give a luncheon to graduates This year May lOth was the date selected and the ltalian room of the St Francis Hotel is where the girls met We had a Very enioyable lunch Interesting discussions took up the hour after the luncheon and a vote of thanks was given to the Iuniors Betty Dahlberg 4l PAGE THIRTY FIVE 153 , . R L.1 A - c t, . ' ' - V 5' I ' I I I l 1 ' l e ' ' ' ' ' . , ' , ' O i ' ' ' ' ' . Gllkl-IE Senior Class was well represented at the snow this year, Donner Summit 1 ' , I . , I I l A L . A A , . , L I T ' I ' I . , . -Z I

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