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Show Hide text for 1959 volume ( OCR) Text from Pages 1 - 270 of the 1959 volume: “ w. ' z ' i: %. 1 ■? . ? ■■ il • ' ' . t ' - ' .. ' I Associated Students of the UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA present . . . THE DENALI 7958-59 dedication to Dr. Otto William Geist, Pioneer Alaskan Archeologist, Paleontologist, and Naturalist— A Builder of the University of Alaska Dr. Otto W. Geist- initiated the archeological work on St. Lawrence Island; con- tributed greatly to the geographical knowledge and Eskimo nomenclature of that island; secured for the University of Alaska Museum one of the largest Eskimo archeological col- lections in the world; is chiefly responsible for the present status of the museum; gathered thousands of natural history specimens for the University of Alaska and other institutions; made the only accurate observations of the Black Rapids Glacier advance in 1937; conducted several expeditions in the Yukon Territory and Alaska; has been in charge of the Frick Laboratory collection in Alaska; publisher of the book " Archeological Excavations at Kukulik " and of numerous articles; has always been generous in sharing his vast amount of scientific information. Dr. Geist first went to work for the University in 1 925; his retirement this year ends 34 years of service to the school, the Territory, and science. Governor Egan Board of Regents William F. Egan was elected as the first Governor of the state of Alaska, in 1958. The letter on the next page was written to the students of the University while Governor Egan was convalescing from an illness that befell him immediately following his inaug- uration Jan. 3, 1959. With sincere thanks, we re- print the ' Governor ' s letter in its entirety. Members, and terms of office, are: Dr. Patty, Pres. of the Univ., ex officio member Dr. Phillip H. Moore 1954-5 Leslie Nerland 1956-61 William O ' Neill V.P. 1948-5 M. J. Walsh 1943-59 Mrs. W. N. Cuddy 1957-63 Helen While Sec., 1954-62 Elmer E. Rasmuson Pres. 1950-61 (Missing: B. Frank Heintzleman, 1957-59) Ju n Eau IR Ae onp z oo EIELSON BUILDING Eielson Building has served the University since WW II; formerly the unit con- tained the bookstore, what was then a student recreation area and bus waiting room, and laboratories and classrooms. Following an extensive remodeling job several years ago, the building assumed its present role as site of administrative offices, Physics and Electrical Engineering Departments, as well as Home Ec, Music and Anthropology. As many of the offices now housed here -are moved to Bunnell, additional class- rooms and labs will be installed in Eielson. The University museum, tourist and student attention-getter on the top floor, will move to the space now occupied by the library, as the library is moved to Bunnell. The Bunnell Building; a student surveys the progress as of March 25, 1959. Burgess Construction Co., prime contractors on the job, continued inside work through all but the coldest portion of the winter. and the Bunnell Building The Bunnell Building, in an artist ' s conception sketch. Costing more than 2V2 million dollars, the building is dedicated to Dr. Charles Bunnell, first President of the University, who retained this post until his retirement in 1949. Our President Dr. Ernest N. Patty President of the University from the President: Dr. Patty has been President of the Uni- versity since 1953; his association with the U. of A. dates back to 1922, however, when, as a recent graduate of the University of Washington, he joined the faculty as Profes- sor of Geology and Mining. From 1925 to 1935, Dr. Patty was Dean of the College, and head of the School of Mines. Between 1935 and 1953, Dr. Patty was president and general manager of a number of gold mining corporations located in Alas- ka and the Yukon Territory. Dr. Patty holds the following degrees; B.S., Univ. of Wash., 1919; E.M., Univ. of Wash., 1929; D.E., Univ. of Alaska, 1953. During Dr. Patty ' s administration, the Uni- versity has experienced record growth, both of physical plant and of enrollment. Years ago, it was assumed that the advantages of a University accrued solely to the individual student. The modern concept is that society also gains by having more trained and disciplined minds for the World ' s work. Each year the people of Alaska invest large sums of money in their University. Is this a good for our state and our nation, or it is not? The product of the University is people— young people. This is the most priceless product imaginable. The administration, the faculty and the students of the Uni- versity of Alaska have accepted a moral obligation to make this investment pay off. Already the State of Alaska has a student portfolio containing several thousand names. I believe this is a sound portfolio. I believe there are many young men and women on campus today who will give a fabulous return on this investment; others will yield a sound and steady return and I do not believe there is a single student who will be written off as a bad investment. The University of Alaska is proud of you. It gives me, your President, a feeling of pride to have a small part in developing this fine product. SO Dr. Kenneth Young Dean of Faculty II mm , 1 s fr 6 tfr assembly wherein we put all our pic- tures of the + u with a few students. M department of mathematics 16 Mr. William R. Cashen, Professor of Mathematics Mr. John Distad, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Dr. Torcum Chorbajian, Assistant Professor of Mathematics Mr. Wade A. Peterson, Instructor of Mathematics 17 ■■• department of biological sciences At left, Dr. Brina Kessel, Associate Professor of Zoology and Acting Head, Biologi cal Science Department At right, students Joe Okedara and Tom Tschiffely dissect birds; they are in a Comparative Anatomy lab. Dr. Albert W. Johnson, Assistant Professor of Botany Dr. Leslie G. Swartz, Assistant Professor of Zoology Dr. Donald R. Moberg, Professor of History and Political Science and Head, History, Economics, and Political Science Department department of history, economics, and political science Dr. Frederick C. Dean, Associate Professor of Wildlife Management and Acting Chairman, Division of National Resources wildlife management Mr. Herman Slotnick, Assistant Professor of History Mr. Hans E. Jensen, Associate Professor of Economics At right, Col. Kenneth C. Haycrft, Professor of Military Science and Tactics Below, Major Louis S. Clark, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics Above, Maj. A. D. Barry, Assistant Professor of Military Science and Tactics 20 Below, SFC James V. Dixon, Administrative Assistant to PMS T M Sgt. Woodson R. Elsey, Senior NCO and Chief of Drill Activities E4 departmen Mr. William W. Mendenhall Jr. Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering Mr. Charles Sargent, Professor of Civil Engineering and Chairman, Division of Engineering 22 Fledgling surveyors— INDOORS IN THE WINTER OUTSIDE IN THE SPRING . f civil engineering Mr. Bob P. Gray, Instructor of Civil Engineering Mr. Millard Mitchell, Instructor of Civil Engineering Mr. George R. Knight, Instructor of Civil Engineering Mr. Douglas H. Ames, Instructor of Civil Engineering . . . BUT SOMETIMES A LONG CHAIN CAN COVER MORE THAN ONE SEASON. 23 the library Mr. John Mehler, Head Librarian 24 The present library, finished in 1935, is to be relocated in the Bunnell Building by fall semester 1959. Mrs. Margaret P. Harris, Librarian department of physical education Mr. Fredrick Boyle, Instructor of Physical Education Mr. Richard Strait, Associate Professor of Physical Education and Head, Physica Education Department tumble Mrs. Dorothy W. Templin, Instructor of Physical Education Girls Girls Girls 25 department of geology 26 Mr. Stanislaw Puborski, Assistant Professor of Geology Mr. Peter C. Sandvik, Instructor of Geology school of mines Mr. Earl H. Beistline, Dean, School of Mines Mr. Douglas Huber, Instructor of Mining Engineering Mr. Hugh Matheson, Instructor of Metallurgy, presents the graduating senior AIME award to Roger Markle 27 Mrs. Lola C. Tilly, Professor of Home Economics and Chairman, Division of Home Economics division of home economics Arlene Walker Joanne Day Below, Miss Mary Frances Lamison, Assistant Professor and Vocational Supervisor in Home Economics Mrs. Rose Lawson, Graduate Assistant in Home Economics Dr. Ivar Skarland, Professor of Anthropology and Chairman, Division of Social Sciences Dr. Skarland is also Curator of the University museum. Mr. Frederick Hadleigh-West, nstructor of Anthropology and Geography Mr. Karl Abosch, Instructor of German and Russian Miss Frances Nordale, Instructor of English and French music % Mr. Glenn R. Bergh. Associate Professor of Music and Head, Department of Fine Arts Mrs. Roxie K. Bergh, Instructor of Music 30 Jim Alguire Mrs. Annette Bork department of chemistry Dr. William S. Wilson, Professor of Chemistry and Head, Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering division of business administration Mr. Vernon R. Kiely, Associate Professor of Business Administration and Acting Chairman, Division of Business Administration division of education Dr. William Keller, Professor of Education and Chairman, Division of Education Dr. Charles Ray, Associate Professor of Education Below left, Dr. Lelwyn Breen, Assistant Professor of Education Below, Miss Sara E. Deal, Associate Professor of Education 33 division of liberal arts Dr. William H. Magee, Professor of English and Acting Head, Division of Liberal Arts Dr. Minnie E. Wells, Professor of English and Coordinator of Grad. Studies Mr. Charles J. Keim, Associate Professor of Journalism and English Miss Julie Huenefeld, Instructor of English Mr. Orlando W. Miller, Instructor of English and History Mr. Lee Salisbury, Assistant Professor of Speech and Drama Mr. Robert M. Knapp, Assistant Professor of Social Sciences Miss Margaret M. Chapman, Instructor of English Members of Mr. Heurlin ' s Saturday afternoon Art class; Mr. Heurlin ' s picture is not in the book. department of physics Mr. Roland A. Jalbert, Assistant Professor of Physics Mr. Phillip R. Brieske, Instructor of Physics geophysical institute Dr. Christian T. Elvey Director Dr. Leif Owren Associate Professor Mr. Soren Anderson Instructor of Electrical Eng. Dr. George C. Reid Associate Professor Mr. T. Neil Davis Graduate Assistant Mr. Wallace Murcray Assistant Professor Mr. Shinechi Akasofu Graduate Assistant ASSOCIATED STUDENTS ■ •Qmmm ■ IP ' i m j fk. mttf 4 legislative council I 4 ■ A ASUA ' S EXECUTIVE COUNCIL vs ' ? A variety of students saw action on the Executive Council during the year. Jim Boyd, Bob Morton, Evie Dunne, and Monte Cady were elected president, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer, respectively, in the Spring of 1958. Morton resigned to assume editorship of The Denali, and was replaced by Hank Hanson. Boyd withdrew from school in November, and was succeeded by veep Hanson, who was replaced by Dick Reeve. Evie Dunne transferred to the States at semester ' s end, and was replaced as secretary by Diane Sherriff. As spring elections rolled around once more, Monte Cady was the only member of the original group still in office, and then all were re-elected for ' 59- ' 60. I Jim Boyd, Pogo Party electee to the student body presidency, and Evie Dunne, secretary, at a Leg- islative Council meeting. 40 Henry W. A. Hanson, heir to the post of president, and Diane Sher- riff, secretary under the Hanson administration, seated in the ASUA offices, in the SUB. Chuck Titus Guy Galloway Jerry Hunter Don Smith After a brief period of inactivity due to faulty equipment at the beginning of the year, KUOA was on the air for the remainder of the school year. The combined efforts of Chuck Titus, engineer, and Ron Thiel, manager, plus the rest of a hardworking staff, put the station back on its feet. The studio: Administration representatives met with student body leaders in discussion of the possibil- ity of purchase of the sta- tion by the University. 42 KUOA . . . . a well-organized student activity Ron Thiel Guy Galloway Jerry Hunter Don Smith Chuck Titus Announcers Bob Blackard Bill Bayless Vic Cresap Bill Fleugel AAerritt Helfferich Brother Herbert Peggy Karnes Bob Needham Margie Parkins Elisco Pineda Marshall Ponko Manager Program Director Chief Announcer Business Manager Engineer ' Smilin ' Dick ' Gifford prepares to take to the airwaves with his popular musical program. Chuck Titus inspects a turntable; Chuck ' s considerable experience as a radio-repairman was of great value to the station during the year. » Jaci Tolman, one of several coed deejays, is shown presenting her program. Managing Editor Boucher points out layout details to then-editor Alguire; observing is Gail Alguire; the picture was taken prior to the Alguires ' marriage. ASUA PUt A NEWSPAPER . . . POLAR STAR Big news around the Polar Star office during 1958-59 was the succession of editors who oper- ated the paper. At Denali press time the total was up to four, as Merritt Helfferich, Chuck Vern- on, Jim Alguire and Ray Jackson held the post, in that order. Bill Boucher, sole holdover from the ' 57-58 staff, was managing editor all year. During the Fall months, the Star had some unexpected com- petition for student readership, as The Trashcan, anonymously written and mimeographed, ap- peared for a brief three issues. During the final eight weeks of the second semester, the Polar Star was printed three times a week, and included material from the Staff Bul- letin. At left, then-editor Helfferich looks on as then-reporter Vernon proofreads some copy at Jessen ' s Weekly, publishers of the Polar Star. . . . with a variety of editors, Ray Jackson, then-sports-editor, pounds out some copy, of a Pall Mall and some H G coffee. ' ith the help 44 Bob and Betsy Morton, DENALI coeditors, check a negative for possible inclusion in the book. The Morions took over the DENALI in October. ICATIONS A YEARBOOK . . . with two editors . . . The 1959 DENALI, published by the Taylor Publishing Co., Dallas, was the first annual from the U of A to be delivered in the Fall. This edition of the book contains all the Spring events that former DENALIS had to miss due to March dead- lines. Plans for the 1960 annual have revised the format of the DENALI considerably. Right, Nancy Knight DENALI Business Mgr. and A STUDENT HANDBOOK . . . . . . with one An annual ASUA publication, the ' A ' Book keeps pace with the many yearly changes in the student body government, as well as the Univers- ity, and acts as a general guide to incoming stu- dents. Barbara Sawey, editor of the 1959 edition of the ' A ' Book. 45 »T •— — 1 » » in T V T ES Ken Kareen Dean Voldseth Jack Reed Dean Voldseth is a smiling pris- oner during his ' trial ' at the Gulch. Judge Ron Theil found him guilty and imposed a small fine for en- forcing prohibition on campus and at the Gulch, which was formerly a well-lubricated affair. The admin- istration ' s no alcohol ruling, al- though pre-dating Dr. Voldseth ' s ar- rival by two years, is now referred to as the Voldseth Act. At left, Dick Gifford, alias the Dean-Bird, is being splattered with mush as eager students waited in line for the privilege of paying $.25 for three throws— cheap therapy, and most satisfying. Gifford ' s efforts were in behalf of Hess Hall. Kaki Bailey Dick Gifford The wide-eyed assembly on the preceding two pages were watching the Dean-Bird getting his due at STARVATION GULCH 48 At right, Margie Parkins and Dick Niswonger, the Gulch ' s best-dressed couple, step down from the stage after being judged. Center, below, ' Marryin ' Sam ' Brunton is caught in the act of tying the knot for Anore Bucknell and Bert Varne At left, Louise Mosely makes like a cigar store indian in front of the Sophomores ' hot dog stand. Art work was done by Ted Eastaugh. On the next page, Dan Renshaw and assorted Miners, Jim Brown, Jack Reed, Ken Kareen, remove Lois Gooschin ' s garter— they paid $20.00 for the privilege. M. C. Brian Larman looks on. ' -■•«• ■• ' f I » • V ' •■ k •■w.tfK m n ■ J i ay£ i 0D i. BEARD CONTEST Beardgrowing was the thing to do in the weeks pre- ceding the Gulch. At left Evy Dunne inspects beard contest entrant Harry Carter, while Del Niemi waits his turn. Dave Voorhees failed to pass the test, was declared to have too much head start to be eligible. He took over the job of registering the entrants that Evy certified to be beardless. At right, Barbara Sawey and LeRoy Heer gaze bemusedly at Guy VanDoren, who is sporting a sizeable, albeit artificial, set of soup-strainers. CORONATION ASUA Princesses and their dates posed for the Denali photographer at the Coronation Ball. Left to right: Judy Nelson, Griff Killgrove, Pat Howard, Ralph McLean, Queen Marcia Hanson, John Hajdukovich, Sally O ' Neill, Al Dorsh, Jackie Brizzolari, Gordon Randlett. Marcia Hanson, elected Miss Uni- versity by student vote, was crowned at the second annual Coro- nation Ball, Nov. 26. A Sophomore majoring in Home Ec, Marcia was crowned with an ivory and golden headpiece custom designed by a local jeweler. This crown will be used in all future Miss University coronations. At left: Queen Marcia and date John Hajdukovich dancing. Marcia was selected from a field of five Princesses, each of whom had been chosen from the ASUA feminine population by a screening committee set up for the purpose. The girls were selected on the basis of poise, personality, scholarship, and appearance. Marcia was chosen from this group by popular vote. At right: Miss University. I The Pajama Dance s t r a i 9 h t . ' A ' Clubber Lonnie Heiner chats with Mr. and Mrs. Keim; Sgt. and Mrs. Dixon look on. and a . . . a n d c a 5 u a ... Millie Demos and Dave Voorhees sport an interesting pair of costumes. 54 The Wildlife Dinner Wildlifers would never recommend that sea-lion, fox, lynx, or walrus should be a part of a student ' s diet-but each year, members of the group, and guests, gather at the Tanana Valley Sportsman ' s Association clubhouse to dine on just such fare. The food is donated by interested parties all over the state, and is prepared and served by the club members. Graduate student Joan Ryan and Carol Colberg cook up a batch of moose steaks for the hungry guests. The cooks sample their wares— Carol with the help of Ken Howell, Wildlife Club member. Bob Booth, Wildlife Club president, at left, shares a table with Jack Boswell, president of the Sportsmen. First this sign . . . WILIS m ML MKCE JIM Jam £4 + tt t l .30 TAH.25, gS9. 0w r s mmi 9€Aie 4aie erqoezrs. % r mot oaa ATfp to aviftfrt Mrs » Qiv, A amcmi MAvnr. +StAV Mi ee .w tres ax » Owf fffi jm MeAU , so r fWys cAUy - 5(AVl am s te AL. 6. Any j ?f f f V i frmxMw TO THE f rs oesuvEs oiMye i " ' U SF v8 r,rrf to T -tr m and then . . . . . . by Apostol the fun began, as . . Several potential slaves were snapped as they awaited their call to the auction block in the cafeteria. Left to right: Gustie Knutsen, Walt Baldwin, LeRoy Heer, Ken Kareen, Carl Divinyi, Eldon Huebner. 56 . . . the ladies inspected the crop . . . Sharon McCartney, Judy Orr, Jackie Jefford, Jaci Tolman, Paulie Henrich. . . . and the crop inspected hack . . . and those who were lucky . . Ron Groff, Dick Niswonger, Eldon Huebner, Dick Stock. 57 were led away . . . or less . . . and put to . willingly . . . ' Tiger ' Ury foils the getaway of Monte Cady by pinning him; assorted female Legrees look on. Below, Misses Telrnan, McCartney, and Nelson dig into the grub with the assistance of lipstick adorned slave Ron Boyce. 58 Slave Allyn Wilson demonstrates his prowess with the hoop at the Slave Dance— re- member? Playboy Dance The ASUA ' s contribution to the annual Fairbanks Winter Carnival was the Playboy Dance, staged in town at the Traveler ' s Inn. Mrs. Voldseth ENGINEER ' S DAY The presence of a green dye in the campus water supply, the absence of En- gineering students from the classrooms, and March 17 on the calendar— this was Engineer ' s Day, 1959. The Engineers take over a girls ' P. E. class and demonsti To the SUB . . . . for a lesson in a subject dear to the heart of all Engineers. 60 ' ■ illJIHtJIIIjiii;] Everybody has to get into the act . . . most) their prowess. and this can lead to confusion. I and " mo, . . The Dance . . . Concluding event in the activities of Engineer ' s Day was the annual dance, and crowning of the ' Engineer ' s Engineer ' -Pete Vincent, senior majoring in CE, received the honor this time. Hank Hanson presents the Miners with a picture of Petalio, which provides some laughs . . . left to right: Jack Reed, Dick Reeve, Hanson, Tom Rosadiuk, and Gary Eisenbraun. and Mr. Sargent provides the chaperoning. . . . and Miss Slide Rule (girl girl complex sexifrig) liTiiKirimwwaiTgaiTOiiiini Clyda Thomas was crowned Miss Slide Rule of 1959; here she is enthroned on the lap of Pete Vincent, who later . . . . . . danced the first round with Marian Duggan. Among the spectators were . . . Stanton Oyoumick, Lorraine Eben, Norma Nashalook, Ambrose Towarak, Marie Abrahamsen, Carl Divinyi. 63 the drama workshop presented Inherit the Wind Matthew Harrison Brady (William Jennings Bryan) questions a witness. Joseph Lowry Bill King Jim Johnson Norb Skinner Russ Wing Bill Morrin William Phelps " Inherit the Wind " is a play based on the famous Stokes Monkey Trial in which evolutionist Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan, a fundamentalist, clashed over the legality of teaching the principles of evolution in the public schools. 64 Cast Joseph Lowry Gail Raymond William Morrin Jude Henzler Sandy Griffith Mary Thompson Guy VanDoren Gary Shukis Russell Wing Allyn Wilson Gary Epple JoAnn Peterson Robert Hites Mary Kegler Hilde Williams Brother Herbert Art Beer John Maze Mark Johnson Alma King Dick Anderson Norb Skinner Ann Rabinowitz Jack Williams Bill Phelps Victor White LeRoy Heer Eldon Hubner Paul Millis Kathrine Bailey Bertram Cates played by Jude Henzler Under the direction of Lee Salisbury, Assistant Professor of Speech and Drama, the Univer- sity ' s Drama Workshop staged two performances of INHERIT THE WIND. Henry Drummond played by William Phelps Matthew Harrison Brady played by Norbert Skinner Racheal Brown played by Francie Link 65 Pat Clark played the title role in the Lee Salisbury directed production of Antigone, presented April 25 and 26. Also featured were . . . 66 Gary Shukis is Haemon . William Phelps as Creon Francie Link as Ismene . . . and LeRoy Heer as Guard. all photos by Claus Naske 67 CHOIR . . . One of the most popular student activities, from the standpoint of participation, and one of the most productive, from the standpoint of entertainment, is the Choir of the North. The group has presented several concerts in the Fairbanks area this year, in addition to touring the state; highlight of the ten-day trip that covered most of the principal cities of Alaska was the Choir appearance before the combined House and Senate of the First State Legislature. Choir members, from left to right, front to back, are: Spooner, Reese, Weigman, Huddleston, Alguire, AAeurs, Bergh, Rodli, Peterson, Lewis, Moseley, Ryan, Bork, Guthrie, Johnson, Jackson, Sawey, Counter, Colberg, Morrow, Prof. Bergh, Jefford, Hoffman, Huber, DeWree, Fredericks, Ross, Wilson, Hitchcock, Oyoumick, Li, Fleugel, Bell, Nankervis, Boucher, Varnell, Reader, Martin, Niswonger, Vickaryous, Hubner, Alguire, Newsome, Dorsh, Brundin, Vogelsang, VanDoren, Harrah, Hansen, Grau, Eisenbraun, Gifford, Caton, Getz. Vocal soloists, left to right: Professor Bergh, Pete Reader, Mrs. Bergh, Molly Spooner, and Dick Nis- wonger. Accompanist Janice Meurs also played piano solos on the choir tour. Vocollegians, left to right: Jackson, Alguire, Meurs, Peterson, Reese, Huddleston, Spooner, Bork. Back row: VanDoren, Dorsh, Newsome, Alguire, Reader, Niswonger, Boucher, Hubner. Mrs. Roxie Bergh is accompanist. 69 Home Economics Teas The Home Ec Teas to which every- one on campus is invited are given by the Home Economics Department sev- eral times a year. These traditional functions have a two fold purpose: 1 ) they provide practical experience in entertaining for Home Ec students, 2) they provide a situation in which the engineering students may gain poise in practicing the social graces. Wendell Bernard, Ken Lowney, Bert Varnell, and Fred and Arleen Walters illustrate the informal atmosphere of the Home Ec Teas. kitchen Adeie Kohler goodies on serving trays. is putting 70 Members of Alpine Club Climb Mountains Gene Westcott, complete with icicle, checks gear; Alaska range in background. Unidentified Alpiner, complete with icepick; Alaska range in foreground. No publicity hounds here, as the Alpiners show their extensive climbing backgrounds, checking over their gear before starting out on vertical hike; Alaska range all around. 71 TOMMY ' S . . . without which our activities section would be incomplete 72 home of a wide diversity of . . . their time between playing, PM The SUB Story 1 «1 75 On most American college campuses, the Stu- dent Union building is the center of non-academic activity; this is certainly true at the U. of A. Here, non-academic activity often means no activity at all. For example . and in warmer weather . . . The nature of the activity varies with the time of day, for example . . . 76 The SUB is also the home of the Univer- sity Bookstore, where Most prosaic, and most popular use of the SUB, is as a cafeteria . . . the preparation moving in for the kill. 78 I I I I I f 1 ' " ' SI Win 1 is - The SUB is also home of the Associated Stu- dents organization, and as such is the scene of good deal of ' political ' campaigning each Spring. At left the miners retrieve a subverted symbol. The results of the ' 59 election are . . . i«D v .-.-; — ■ ■ " graphically expressed in the picture at right. All of which is fine, perhaps; still, you can ' t beat that . 79 In Spring . . . . young fancies turn to thoughts of... . . and . . . 80 . . . gone are the cold gray days of winter . . . when cars refuse to start . . . 81 , now is the time for recognition of the efforts made during winter months . . . , and time to shake off the long months of indoor living . . . Ji I t " I I 1 aa. Si " j -w ' -V z . tim,e to poke fun at that which has occupied so much of our attentions . . . IT ' S SPRING! 84 University Volunteer Fire Department Long on work and short on recognition, the ranks of the University Fire Department are filled by students who receive free rooms in Hess Hall as their only compensa- tion. Answering fire calls in the ' Flats ' Lemeta, and the entire College Road-Farmer ' s Loop area, the group is an asset to homeowners, as well as the University. University firemen fight a blaze in College. ■ ' f ' Chuck Vernon Merritt Helfferich Terry Gorsuch Stuart Samson Bill Boucher Joe Baldwin Chief George Knight George Cash 85 Season ' s Record - in Alaska: Won 20 — Lost 1 1 Bears ._ 57 Alumni 56 Bears.... 87 Ladd A .. .78 Bears 56 Supply ... 59 Bears. .103 Supply . 49 Bears .... 71 Greely 64 Bears ... 68 Ladd A _ .56 Bears. .. 96 Eielson AF 74 Bears... 89 Eielson Army ... 93 Bears .... 81 Eielson AF . _. 77 Bears... 72 Sportland 69 Bears ... 87 Ladd AF 79 Bears. ... 79 Greely 76 Bears Bears.... 58 Eielson A 72 Bears Bears. ... 91 Greely 46 Bears.. Bears.... 70 Ladd A 68 Bears. Bears.... 95 Eielson AF 60 Bears. Bears. _ 77 Ladd AF .... 78 Bears. Bears... 62 Sportland 65 Bears. Bears ... 84 Sportland . 76 Bears. Bears... 74 Greely . .__ 73 Bears. Bears .. 81 Ladd AF 83 Bears 65 Ladd A 89 63 70 62 92 71 63 76 84 75 Eielson AF 55 Eielson Army .... 72 Ladd Army 69 Eielson A 73 Ladd A ._..._ 74 Sportland 65 Ladd AF ..... .... 71 Eielson A 69 Ladd Army 67 The Polar Bears The bench— shot during the Polar Bears ' final game of the season, against Ladd Army, in the Ladd Gym. 87 . . . sometimes the Bears were tall enough . . . . . . but Earl Pitts goes up for a jump shot in the final game of the season, against Ladd Army. Ladd won, taking the North of the Range Conference title. The Polar Bears wound up in second place in the tournament. 88 ... but sometimes they weren ' t. Sometimes . Sliter attempts a field goal in another game with Ladd Army, only to find the way rather effectively blocked. This was a common occurence in Polar Bear games, as the team height average was a low 6 ' 0 " . 89 they had the basket all to themselves . . . At left, Earl Pitts attempts a tip-in in a game against Sportland. we fouled them. Pitts again, this time shooting a layin, in st another game with the Rangers. down on the floor . . . Kilgrove tussles with a grounded Ladd Flyer; McLean and Hahn stand ready to help. Dig the suspicious look on the ref s face as he examines the activity. girls kept cheering and the team did quite . . . until in midseason they went to the States, where . . . . they ashed . but kept Griff Kilgrove gives an outstanding demonstration of the collapsing zone defense in a game against the Portland University Pilots. STATESIDE TRIP-WON 1-LOST 10 Bears 55 Bears 57 Bears 85 Bears 47 Bears 57 Bears 64 Seattle-Pacific .. . 67 Univ. of Portland .. 94 Lewis and Clark .. 99 Whitworth 80 Eastern Wash. C. E. .... 83 Eastern Wash. C. E. .. 84 Bears .-53 Bears 58 Bears 46 Bears__ ...81 Bears 48 Central Wash. C. E. ... 75 Idaho State . 100 Idaho State .. ._.. 89 Ketchikan 71 Ketchikan _ — 67 93 trying . driving . . . but The combatants are Sliter and Kilgrove vs. a couple of Lewis and Clarkers. . didn ' t have h e g h t At season ' s end, when all the shouting was over . . . 95 . . . second place in the conference tournament. Downhill and slalom rac ers Joe Baldwin, Don Boyce, CeeBee McNeil. Ski Team Under the coaching of Fred Boyle, in his first season at the U. of A., the ski team participated in meets in both Alaska and Canada. At left, cross-country skiier Ron Anderson leaves the starting line behind Wickersham Hall. 98 At right, Bob Paige, of the Comptroller ' s Office, and student Diane Sherriff shiver in a frigid wind on the slopes of Cleary Summit during the University sponsored Gold Nugget Meet. Skier Joe Baldwin has just completed a Giant Slalom run. Below, left, Lon Mathis starts out on a cross-country jaunt on a blindingly bright Winter day. Below, right, the starting line of the Gold Nugget cross- country races. Bill King counts down the seconds to starting time; Don Boyce kibitzes over the timekeeper ' s shoulder. 99 Men ' s Rifle Team Top shooters are (front row) left to right, Bob Hires, Jim Miller, (back row) Wayne Hanson, joe Usibelli, and Lonny Bartholomew. Ski, Rifle, and Basketball Awards Representatives of the various University teams pose with the trophies won during the 1958-59 sea- sons. From left to right: Wayne Hanson and Sgt. Carter, Rifle Team; Gordon Barner and Richard Strait, Basketball, and CeeBee McNeil and Fred Boyle, Ski Team. The large plaque resting on the floor in the fore- ground is The William Randolph Hearst trophy, won by the Rifle Team in Sixth Army area competition. 101 KVf, Intramurals . . . an sctivity characterized by lots of trying and . . . . . . interest in relative dorm athletic ability . . . . a few painful moments . . . For end of the season results read on. Bell Tournament Following the windup of the intramural basketball season, the university ' s Athletic Department issued an invitation to all the local military, high school, and col- lege intramural teams to participate in the annual Bell Tournament. After a week of play, two of the college teams, Macintosh Hall and Town-Trailer, were left in the running. In the finale, Mac clipped T-T to take the Bell trophy, which was awarded at the Bell Hop in the SUB following the last game. Above, tournament manager Jim Stelson, Town-Trailer coach Joe Tremarello, and PE instructor Boyle look over the schedule for the double elimination tournament. At left, Bill King and Monte Cady, (face hidden) tussle for a rebound in the next to last game of the tournament. Dan Renshaw Cady King Bob Boswe Bob Meath Paul Glavlnovitch 104 Larry Hitchcock John Hajdukovich Paul Hunter Bill King Bill Harris Monte Cady Hajdukovich Hunter IILIMEECOIIPNIM1II Robinson Cady Hunter Gabriel Varnell Glavinovitch Martin Hitchcock Powers Farr Keaunui King in another tussle . . . and Harris jumps out of the picture. M a c N T O S H 105 mmr- k T ' ODt " P: " •«««%., ■ » to " HH «U w- • jliifHt SBj S5 r ji : — tfc ' . , GRADUATION, J 959 Dr. Edward Teller, the commencement speaker, receives an honorary degree. C. B. McNeil speaks at the commencement exercises. 108 Graduate student Betty Justesen receives a Master ' s Degree in Education. The Commencement exercises were con- ducted in the gymnasium. 109 HONOR GRADUATES HU 1 Front row, left to right: zdenek krahorad • cum laude Carol Colberg • cum laude Helen Orcutt • magna cum laude Susan Look Miller • cum laude Wayne Hansen • outstanding senior man Back row, left to right: William Penery • cum laude Captain George Gallager • cum laude Roger Markle • magna cum laude Captain Hollis Kohr • magna cum laude 10 Harry E. Carter Fairbanks Biological Science option Pre Med, B.S. Band 1, 2 Pre Med Club 3, 4 Biology Club 4 Health Insurance Committee 3, 4 Choir 3 Carol Colberg Palmer Biological Science option Pre Med, B.S. Choir 1, 2, 4 Madrigal Singers 2 University Affairs Committee 4 Biology Club 2, 4 Wildlife Club 4 Stephen Cooper Narberth, Pa. English, B.A. Choir 4 Men ' s Glee Club 4 Norma Dornack Fairbanks Education, B.E. Zdenek Drahorad Fairbanks History, B.A. Karen M. Fredericks Fairbanks Economics, B.A. Choir 3, 4 Vocollegians 4 Girls ' Sextette 4 Judicial Council 4 William B. Fuller College Mining Engineering, B.S. Captain George Gallager Fort Richardson History and Political Science, B.A. Julienne M. Gibbons Anchorage Geology, B.S. Choir 1, 2, 3 A.I.M.E. 3, 4 Dormitory Proctor 3, 4 Junior Class Sec. Senior Class Sec. Anna May Grenac Fairbanks Education, B.E. Karen Grill Fairbanks History, B.A. John T. Hammond Anchorage Education, B.E. Wayne A. Hansen Fairbanks Civil Engineering, B.S. Band 1 , 2, 3 C.E. Society 2, 3, 4; Pres. 3 Rifle Team 2, 3, 4 Sophomore Class Pres. Gladys A. Harrah Dillingham Education, B.E. SUB House Committee 2, 3 Election Committee 3 Who ' s Who 3 Freshman Orientation Committee 2, 3 Robert W. Harris Orange, California Business Administration, B.B.A. Varsity Basketball 1, 3 Dona M. Hites Palmer Home Economics, B.S. 3, 4; Girls ' Rifle Team 1, 2 Vice Pres. 2 Legislative Council 2 Home Ec. Club 2 Dormitory Sec.-Treas. 2, 3 Judicial Council Clerk 2 SUB House Committee 2, 3 Robert D. Hites Anchorage Wildlife Management, B.S. Rifle Team 1, 2, 3, 4; Pres. 3 Ski Team 2 " A " Club 3, 4; Pres. 3 Intramural Activities Committee 3 Social Affairs Committee 4 Lynn O. Hollist Co ege Education, AA.E. r» tt v Kenneth E. Howell Galesville, Maryland Wildlife Management, B.S. Wildlife Club 3, 4 Men ' s Glee Club 4 Michael Iwanciw White Rock, B. C. Mining Engineering, B.S. Hockey 4 Betty Jean Justesen Core ova Education, M.E. Trula Leigh-Kendal Fairbanks Education, B.E. Captain Hollis H. Kohr Elmendorf Economics, B.A. Rose A. Lawson Fairbanks Education, M.E. Gladys M. Main College Education, B.E. Elizabeth B. Mann Shreveport, Louisiana Education Roger A. Markle Forrest, Montana Mining Engineering, B.S. ASUA Comptroller 3 Mining Society 1, 2, 3, 4 Judicial Council 4 Captain John W. McConville Elmendorf Business Administration, B.B.A. Charles B. McNeil Anaconda, Montana Metallurgical Engineering, B.S. Ski Club 3, 4 " A " Club 3, 4; Vice Pres. 4 Senior Class Pres. Legislative Council 3, 4 Mining Society 3, 4 Susan L. Miller Anchorage English, B.A. WAA 1, 2, 3, 4 French-German Club 1, 2, 3 Barbara F. Milles Fairbanks Education, B.E. Cheerleader 1 Freshman Class Treas. Band 1, 2, 3 Marvin B. Moyers Fairbanks Education, B.A. Jane M. Neidhold Business Administration, B.B.A. B.A. Society 1, 2, 3, 4 Drama Society 1, 3 Dormitory House Council 3 Insurance Committee 1 Helen Orcutt Co ege Mathematics, B.A. Donald W. Peterson Helena, Montana Education, M.E. Captain William M. Pierson New Jersey Education, B.E. Janet B. Porter Tacoma, Washington Education, M.E. Jack C. Reed West Memphis, Arkansas Geology, B.S. Junior Class Pres. A. P.O. Club Pres. 4 ASUA Pres. 4 Mining Society Vice Pres. 5 Senior Class Vice Pres. Norman R. Rivard Ishpeming, Michigan Geology, B.S. Tom Rosadiuk Grand Prairie, Alberta Mining Engineering Mining Society 2, 3, 4; Pres. 3, 4 Guilbert G. Thompson College Education, B.E. Mary Thompson Kenai Education, B.E. Drama 4 Music 4 Joseph E. Usibelli Fairbanks Civil Enginering, B.S. Rifle Team 1, 2, 3, 4 Judicial Council 2, 3 " A " Club 2, 3 C.E. Society 2, 3, 4 Peter C. Vincent Anchorage Civil Engineering, B.S. C.E. Society 3, 4 Helen U. Wilcox Anchorage Education, B.E. Frederick W. Walatka Anchorage Civil Engineering, B.S. Eugene G. Yurkovich Fairbanks Business Administration, B.B.A. Carl Zaborac Palmer Education, B.E. International Rel. Club 4 other graduates BACHELOR OF ARTS Mary Edmunds, College, Anthropology Lula L. Knight, College, History and Anthropology William D. Thompson, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, History and Political Science T. Aballe Villaganas, Juneau, English and Economics BACHELOR OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Jerry D. Thompson, Kenai BACHELOR OF EDUCATION Patricia Anderson, Anchorage Edith D. Durst, Super or, Wisconsin Miriam Early, Anchorage Dolly S. Harrell, Anchorage Grant M. Hollis, Nenana Betsy M. Mickey, Fairbanks Clarice J. Millam, Fairbanks Thomas B. Morris, Seattle William G. Penery, Richmond, Indiana Marie J. Stohl, Fairbanks John H. Wolfe, Crockett, Texas BACHELOR OF SCIENCE Robert W. Bernard, Ridgecrest, California, Civil Engineering Lawrence Burbank, San Fernando, California, Geology Richard A. Daniel, Seattle, Washington, Electrical Engineering Lenhart Grothe, Orlando, Florida, Mining Engineering Helen K. Speed, Moody AFB, Georgia, Home Economics Robert A. Stark, Fairbanks, Electrical Engineering Edward O. Stranberg, Anchorage, Mining Engineering MASTER OF ARTS Mary H. Slotnick, College, English MASTER OF EDUCATION Martha M. Haggard, Fairbanks Robert E. Hall, Anchorage Donald F. Kenny, Anchorage Adele Konopka, Fairbanks Reinford L. Mattoon, Anchorage Lois E. Meier, Fairbanks Robert J. Peratrovich, Ketchikan William E. Rasmussen, Washington Joan Ryan, Ottawa, Ontario John K. Spencer, Pedro Bay MASTER OF SCIENCE Rene Cognard, St. Lawrent, Montreal, Geophysics Alan Courtwright, Muskegon Heights, Michigan, Wildlife Management Robert Rausch, Anchorage, Wildlife Management 119 ■aflflflCa Josephine Abella Freshman Betsy Anderson Freshman Anore Bucknell Freshman La Marie Abrahamson Freshman Katherine Bailey Freshman Jacqueline Brizzolari Junior Barbara Bynum Freshman C 1 r- Alice E. Church Junior Bl. " tfl tfd S : : " ' - iLJr t J ' " " Carol Colberg SA -- - ' jp Sen or HH Catherine Clark Freshman Jill Eileen Cope Freshman Diane DeWree Freshman Carol A. Demoski Freshman Maureen Dobbs Sophomore Judy Disch Freshman Darlene DeWree Sophomore Virginia Doyle Freshman Marian J. Duggan Sophomore Evelyn D. Dunne Junior Shirley J. Foote Sophomore Marsha E. Horton Freshman Joan M. Hume Sophomore Pauline K. Henrich Freshman Patricia AA. Howard Freshman Mary K. Hoffman Freshman Lorene Huddleston Sophomore Geraldine S. Imme Freshman m Nancy Lee Knight Freshman Francie E. Link Junior Jacqulin Jefford Junior Alice Ann Lewis Sophomore 128 Sharon McCartney Sophomore Margaret Karnes Junior Mary J. AAiddleton Junior Lois N. Nashalook Freshman Virginia McGuire Freshman Linda R. Morrow Freshman Janice C. Meurs Freshman Mary Ellen Moore Freshman Aurelia L. Mosely Sophomore Sheila L. Neelands Freshman Paula Nordby Freshman Rose Marie Petersen Freshman Judy Nelson Sophomore Judy Orr Freshman 130 Marianne Nesbett Freshman Sally R. O ' Nei Freshman JoAnn B. Peterson Senior Margaret Reese Sophomore Ramona Ross freshman Erlinda Ramones Freshman Rita M. Ramos Sophomore Roberta Reeve Freshman Kathleen Reger Freshman Erma Ryan Sophomore Agnes Rodli Freshman ■ ' -N Joan Ryan Graduate Anna Sather Freshman Margaret Schust Sophomore Leona Shortess Freshman JoAnne Saario Freshman Barbara A. Sawey Freshman 132 Diane Sherriff Sophomore Edith D. Slisco Freshman I Helen K. Speed Senior Ann Spidel Freshman Mary Joan Thompson Senior Louise Tansy Freshman Sharon Spelhaug Freshman Wilma Stanford Freshman Clyda E. Thomas Freshman Jacqueline Tolman Freshman W Darlene B. Trigg Sophomore Virginia Ury Senior During a dorm meeting, notice the interesting expressions on the maps of these campus lovelies. The meeting is over, girls, let ' s some popcorn. make Jackie Jefford, dorm president, is an up and coming rock and roller. A sock-hop in Wickersham ' s lounge. 135 With the advent of warm weather, the men of Hess move their lounge furniture outdoors to relax in the sun (the men, that is). The figure leaning out the sec- ond story window is Dr. Abosch, a faculty resident of 136 ennui Hess Hall Hess Hall is the oldest dorm on campus that is still in use; the unit was con- structed in 1939 as a girls ' residence hall, and served until the completion of W,ckersham in the Fall of 1957. Capacity of the building is 60 students, although less than 50 men reside here, as a rule. The basement floor of the four-level structure is occupied by University employees. Officers Hess officers during 1958-59 were Dick Gifford, pres.; Chuck Titus, vice-pres.; and Layne Ratcliffe, treas.; not shown is Gene Traxler, secre- tary. Dr. and Mrs. Gerald Schwartz; 1958-59 was the Schwartzes ' first year at the U of A. Dr. Schwartz is in the Biological Science Department. Proctor 38 Joseph A. Baldwin Sen or Wilfred A. Boucher Junior Joseph T. Collins Freshman Lawrence A. Cerrillo Sophomore V William D. Dalatri Sophomore Richard B. Gifford Sen or Gary F. Eisebraun AAerritt Helfferich Junior William E. Morrin Sophomore Layne R. Ratcliffe Sophomore Kenneth E. Howell Senior Bernard R. Ivey Junior Junior J. Ramos Sophomore Kenneth D. Ross Sophomore I Stuart Samson Junior Roy E. Traxler Sophomore Vre Non Walton Sophomore John E. Snyder Freshman Charles Vernon Junior J x 1 I - •■■ ' ' J? - Richard T. Williams Freshman George F. Wittman Freshman Charles B. Young Junior Bruce W. Foote Sophomore Three members of the University of Alaska Fire Department who reside in Hess Hall are Bill Boucher, Brian Brundin, and an unidentified person. Walton- 143 I i tosh Hall Macintosh Officers . . . ' Mac ' house officers for 1958- 59 were, from left to right: Tom Farr, vice-pres.; Marshall Ponko, pres.; Dennis Martin, sec; Don Smith, treas. and Proctor Mr. and Mrs. Charles J. Keim, and their daughters, Janet and Ann; Ann was 1 1 months old when this picture was taken. Mr. Keim is an Associate Pro- fessor of Journalism and Eng- lish. 146 Donald Able Sen or Oliver Backlund Freshman Nathan D. Bagley Freshman Alanson Bartholmew Junior Edmund Borkowski Freshman William Bayless Freshman Robert W. Booth Sophomore Donald R. Boyce Junior Robert W. Browning Junior James W. Cox Freshman .«.- Richard L. Erickson Freshman George M. Gallagher Senior Thomas G. Farr Sophomore Guy A. Gallaway Sophomore Frank W. Erie Junior Stanford L. Gabriel Sophomore lr ) Leon C. Getz Freshman Paul S. Glavinovich Sophomore Lawrence E. Heiner Junior Albert G. Killgrove Freshman Kris W. Lethin Freshman Al Joseph T. Okedara Freshman B. Gordon Randlett Senior Jack L. Newsome Sophomore h Harold L. Pederson Freshman Marshall D. Ponko Sophomore mt Jack C. Reed Senior William D. Nordmark Freshman Wayne B. Powers Freshman Richard D. Reger Sophomore jpf-T-T- Donald L. Smith Sophomore Robert G. Smith Junior Lynn B. Stolen Sophomore Junior Charles H. Stump Junior Jessie Templeton Freshman tfM U , Gary W. Williams Freshman Forrest R. Tressler Sophomore Walter S. Nestell Sophomore ROTC Band members, left to right, Stan Gabriel, Lynn Stolen, Allyn Wilson, Pat Sharrock, and Jack Newsome. Bert W. Varnell Junior Kenneth Zonge Freshman The Mcintosh lounge has a TV set. Jerry Hunter took a hint and no longer flicks ashes on the floor. Nolan Hamm holds two cans of beer which he found by using the card catalog. Ralph McLean knows Virginia McGuire. Junior Ramos stands by. At left, Bob Browning at his desk— NERLAND HALL Ne rland Nerland is the oldest of the ' new ' dormitories— it was built in 1954; 100 students are housed in the three-story unit. Officers At right, Nerland house officers for 1958-59 were Jim Ostler, pres.; Hans Micklitz, vice- pres.; and Eli Ramos, sec.-treas. All of these students were freshmen. Mr. and Mrs. Fred Boyle and daughter Kathleen. 1958-59 was the Boyles ' first year at the U of A; they came here from Colorado. Mr. Boyle was appointed Director of Athletics for 1959-60, following the resignation of Mr. Strait. Proctor 158 V W James P. Alfred Freshman m William J. Brennan Sophomore Doane H. Deane Freshman William H. Cox Freshman ™B i fc V Herbert Carpenter Freshman John Edwards Sophomore Herbert W. Barker Sophomore EH Charles L. Davis Freshman Bernard M. Gauthier Junior George Egge Sophomore Lenhart J. Grothe Sen or Gordon L. Ganschow Freshman , John Hall Freshman 3 i Stephen K. Hamilton Freshman Robert W. Harris Sen or Henry Heller Freshman ' ♦ Robert B. Ivano Freshman Kenneth L. Kareen Sophomore Dean A. Hughes Sen or Larry L. Juhnke Junior A, 7, Clay O. Johnson Freshman V i Theodore Kaufman Freshman Elmer C. Ipalook Junior Lee Karabelnikoff Sophomore fct QjL Unidentified Hans W. Micklitz Sophomore Charles Kennedy Junior ■ Galen McWilliams Freshman 162 Roger Markle Sen ' or James W. Miller Freshman Sueloo Li Junior Colin K. Mick Freshman fc Y- • ? Gordon Nagozruk Sophomore 3? Dean G. Parks Freshman Robert E. Needham Senior John L. Palzer Sophomore Delbert Niemi Junior John Owens Junior Ralph Pray Senior i John L. Seamands Senior Peter L. Reader Sen or Guy A. Van Doren Freshman ■ Charles D. Weiler Junior James D. Johnson Sen or Peter C. Vincent Sen or . Ted A. Villaganas Sen or Roger A. Winkler Sen or Robert Stanfield Freshman Stanley J. Watsjold Freshman John Owens caught candidly, studying- Ken Lowney scratches his back. 166 Chuck Kennedy relaxes in his room. Lee Karabelnikoff does his homework while Ken Kareen looks on. Ralph Pray casts a puzzled look at Merritt Helfferich, the photographer. Residents of Nerland Hall— 167 ■ I ■ i 1 j ■ ■ r I 1 IT , Stevens Hall Stevens Stevens was opened in November, and drew students from all over campus in a big shuffle; Club Dorm closed its doors, and is now awaiting razing. Officers . . . JH Officers of the new res- idence unit for 1958-59 were (left to right) Ted Eastaugh, pres.; George Franklet, veep; Oscar Apostol, treas.; Dick Free- man, sec. ond . • . Mr. and Mrs. Harold Black and their daughter, Susan. Mr. Black is the Director of Military Branches for the Uni- versity; with his family, he moved into Stevens from Nerland, where he had also been faculty proctor. 170 Oscar R. Apostal Sen or George W. Butrovich Junior Charles W. Britton Freshman Paul W. Caton Junior J Stephen Cooper Senior Robert G. Campbell Freshman Jon H. Cohen Freshman Gerald T. Coghlan Freshman Victor D. Cresap Freshman Roscoe Carnahan Sophomore jK u Dawson Cooper Freshman f + t Gary E. Epple Freshman Clint W. Dice Freshman i S Richard V. Freeman Sophomore «r Herbert Grossman Sen or Dan C. Guerrero Freshman E. Leroy Heer Freshman fi. 9 Kenneth R. Fuller Freshman Donald Grybeck Sophomore i Wf w J Duane Heverling Sophomore A. Robert Hahn Freshman MT Ronald F. Jaworek Junior Richard Hodge Freshman William P. Johnson Freshman Eldon L. Hubner Senior Carson S. Kendal Freshman Gustie C. Knutsen Freshman 176 William F. Koon Freshman Ronald Leask Freshman t t Garold D. Malcolm Freshman Robert J. Lerner Freshman Lon U. Mathis Freshman Albert E. Machin Freshman Richard L. Marchus Freshman David B. McClain Freshman John E. Maze Freshman Gerry McDougal Freshman d E. Whitney Mueller Sophomore Thomas S. Parker Freshman • • William M. Pierson Sen ' or Eliseo A. Pineda Freshman Emmett E. Pitts Freshman Ernest Robertson Sophomore Ralph R. Renner Freshman Homer Sarber Sophomore Kenneth Smith Freshman T James F. Timmerman Freshman Ambrose W. Towarak Freshman William J. Towne Freshman Phillip R. Tucker Freshman David E. Unruh Sophomore James Vickaryous Sophomore Terence N. Weiland Freshman William C. Williams Freshman Allyn G. Wilson Freshman Edwin Wiseman Freshman Thomas L. Hix Freshman Richard Niswonger Freshman 182 Clayton Yamada Freshman Mark A. Nobles Sophomore Robert P. Wilson Freshman Clifford A. Wells Freshman r A campus dance band, the No-Notes, left to right, Larry Juhnke, Dick Freeman, Al Machin, Eliseo Pineda, Dave Unruh, Ron Groff, and Dick Niswonger. Dave Unruh croons . . . 3n k u f • Alan Ball steps out the shower. Ken Smith sits in his room relaxing. 183 Family housing . . . Completion of Walsh Apts. during the winter months of ' 59 brought to 24 the number of family apartment units available. Of these, 17 are occupied by students. Stuart Apts. has been in use since 1955, and, like Walsh, contains 12 1 -bedroom ef- ficiency apartments. stuart . . . walsh . . . 184 from the back, and Down the stairs to the Trailer Court— a seldom seen portion of the campus, but home of more students than both apartment units com- bined. Twenty-one students live here, and almost twice that number of children. Many of the students ' wives are employed on campus. In addition to the student population, several Univer- sity employees and their families live in the Trailer Court, which is maintained by the University. Break- even rentals are charged for . . . trailer court from the only decent angle we could find, iss James Alguire, a senior, and his wife, Gail, a soph- omore. University Trailer Court Mark Fryer, freshman, and his wife, Pudge. University Trailer Court Robert Hites, senior, and his wife, Dona, senior. Walsh Apartments Grant Hollis, senior, his eldest daughter, Lee Ellen, his wife, Carolyn, and youngest daughter, Jan Marie. University Trailer Court Wayne Hanson, senior, his wife, Jane, and son, Brian. Walsh Apartments Allen Harrah, unclassified student, and his wife, Gladys, senior. Walsh Apartments Thomas Hendrix, freshman, his daughter, Debbie, wife, Jackie, and baby, Tammie. University Trailer Court Michael Iwanciw, senior, his wife, Sophie, and daughter, Jennie. Walsh Apartments William King, senior, and his wife, Alma, senior. Stuart Apartments Allan Neidhold, sen- or, and his wife, Jane, senior. Stuart Apartments Lt. and Mrs. Palmer, and son Teddy; Mrs. Palmer is a sophomore. University Trailer Court Carl Peterson, junior, his son, Eric, and wife Joanne. University Trailer Court Stan Orcutt, his son, Neil, his wife, Helen, senior, and daughter, Sherry. University Trailer Court Al Quebbeman, junior, his wife, Brenna, and daughter, Noel. Walsh Apartments Above, Charles Raymond, junior, and his wife, Gail, junior. University Trailer Court Norman Rivard, senior, his daughter, Colleen, and his wife, Madonna. University Trailer Court 190 At right, Billie Ross, jun- ior, and his wife, Carol, junior. Walsh Apartments Above, Eddie Palecek, sophomore, and his wife, Janet, special student. University Trailer Court Donald Sanders, sophomore, his youngest son, Dale, his daughter, Vickie, his wife, Nola, and oldest son, Tonie. University Trailer Court Eldor Schallock, sophomore, his wife, Polly, and son, Todd. University Trailer Court 191 At left, James Hitchcock, freshman, and his wife, Sally. University Trailer Court John Wolfe, senior, and his wife Louise, senior. Stuart Apartments 192 Off-Campus students . 193 Included in this section are all the students who do not live in campus married students ' housing or dorm- itories. Because the majority of these students live in Fairbanks we chose to call this the Town Section; how- ever, included are students from Eielson Air Force Base, Ladd Air Force Base, Chena Ridge, College, Lemeta, and other areas near Fairbanks. Also pictured are students who live on campus, although not in dormi- tories or married students ' housing. i 194 195 I Nels A. Anderson Freshman X I y Harry R. J. Bates Freshman Gareth G. Bouwman Sen ' or ' ■■ Wildon C. Blackburn Freshman R. Wendell Bernard Senior James A. Boyd Junior Marjorie Baker Sophomore Robert B. Boswell Junior Patricia E. Cummings Junior Lynn Davidson Sophomore Stanley L. Davis Freshman Norma V. Dornack Sen ' or B Michael H. Brady Sophomore Lawrence Burbank Senior D. Mae Crockett Freshman - ■ i ■ - Miriam M. Early Sen or ■ ! ' 5 i »»» ♦«»« £ ■»% Paul C. Edwards Freshman Sandra W. Edwards Sen or Gary R. Erickson Sophomore Elaine M. Everette Freshman Claudia Floyd Freshman Bruce T. Frazee Freshman Karen Fredricks Senior K Jude Henzler Junior % Michael J. Huber Freshman Harold M. Hume Sophomore Martha Jeffcoat Freshman Howard J. Kantner Senior ■ A Raymond A. Jackson Sophomore Ray C. Keturi Junior Sharon L: Johnson Sophomore Charles D. King Sophomore Richard W. Kornfeind Sen ' or Robert B. Layton Sophomore Albert L. Lanstra Freshman I ■ «wk Su Hollis H. Kohr Sen or Howard H. Kuhns Senior Marilyn M. Latta Junior John R. Leap Freshman W Ruth Leinbach Junior Peter C. Lent Senior i ' f Charles K. Lewis Junior Gordon H. Long Junior - V? ■ ' • «, — John W. McConville Senior Rachel McDiarmid Junior Audrey L. Mease Senior J. W. Mease Senior 1 Robert F. Meath Sophomore Mary F. Milrenberger Junior Michael F. Miller Junior Dan R. Mellon Sophomore Barbara F. Milles Senior Roderick M. Moore Sen or - s Sophie Ondola Sophomore Margaret E. Potter Sophomore David Mottley Freshman Claus M. Naske Junior Ronald K. Paulsen Freshman William Porter Senior Morris G. Robinson Junior ■ " , $ Otis A. Rooney Sophomore m I I William G. Sawey Sophomore Norbert H. Skinner Sophomore Charles Smelcer Sophomore Joseph E. Usibe Senior Arlene J. Walters Sophomore Larry R. Sweet Freshman William D. Thompson Sen or Fred J. Walters Junior Carol Wanice Freshman A. Russel Wing Junior Richard R. Wolfe Freshman Bruce O. Worline Sophomore m Blair E. Wondzel Sophomore Eugene G. Yurkovich Senior Charles B. McNeil Sen or Judith L. Kerns Sophomore Gerald J. Campbell Sophomore advertising — i 5 ILV = ammmm AM) " GDGEF i ' ■hi ' T CUPlQS GIFT-S This is the city the merchants of Fairbanks, and other cities throughout Alaska have made this book possible by purchasing the ads, announcements, and messages that appear on the pages that follow. Please, in the interest of future Denalis . . . PATRONIZE OUR ADVERTISERS! A Great State Grows . with farsighted leadership Alaska ' s future belongs to a new generation of pioneers . . . those with the vision, confidence and energy to tap its unsurpassed natural resources, its rich industrial potential, its strategic location. It is yours to grow with the great new state! ALASKA STEAMSHIP COMPANY Alaska ' s standby for over half a century 212 The Flag That Means Quality and Value! As an Alaskan institution of long standing the Northern Commercial Company is proud of the Univer- sity of Alaska and is happy to award annually a five hundred dollar scholarship to a worthy student selected by the University authorities. Scattered throughout Alaska, the Northern Com- mercial Company maintains department stores, general stores, machinery stores with service facilities, tire centers, a marine shop and marine service shop and an automotive agency in order to serve in its entirety the vast area of our nation ' s newest state. In each Northern Commercial Company store the personnel are keenly aware of the needs of Alaska and of the community in which they live. Our resident Alaskan buyers, augmented by our buyers and staff in Seattle, are constantly searching world markets in order to secure merchandise of the quality and value that Alaskans need and want. As a result our stores are filled with the many nation- ally famous products required to clothe the bodies, fur- nish the homes and serve the industrial needs of our Alaskan neighbors. It will be a privilege to serve the faculty members, the alumni and the students of the University and their families in any way we can. NORTHERN COMMERCIAL CO. DEPARTMENT STORES: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Nome D GENERAL STORES: Aniak, Bethel, Black River, Eagle, Fort Yukon, Hamilton, Kotlik, Kwiguk, McGrath, Mission, Ruby, St. Micheal, Tanana, Unalaksa ■ MACHINERY STORES: Anchorage, Fairbanks, Juneau, Ketchikan, Nome • GOODYEAR TIRE STORES: Anchorage, Fairbanks SEATTLE OFFICE: Colman Building 213 PETERSBURG MOTOR CO. Plymouth, Chrysler, and Evinrude Motors Petersburg, Alaska Petersburg, Alaska " The Friendly Store to Serve Your Needs " CONGRATULATIONS SENIORS Forget Something in Petersburg? CHUCK ' S CASH GROCERY Weekday Hours: 9 a.m.-to-10:30 p.m. Open Sunday: 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. PHONE 530 WE HAVE ALL YOUR GROCERY NEEDS Darigold ICE CREAM PARR ' S BAKERY PETERSBURG, ALASKA Congratulations, Seniors From the BANK OF PETERSBURG Petersburg, Alaska Compliments to the University of Alaska PETERSBURG PRESS " Service to the Community " Box 1086 Petersburg, Alaska THE TRADING UNION, INC. GENERAL MERCHANDISE-HARDWARE TOOLS-MEATS-GROCERIES FISHING SUPPLIES-MEN ' S FURNISHINGS PUBLIC DOCK Petersburg, Alaska 214 THE WORLD-FAMOUS NUGGET SHOP IN JUNEAU, ALASKA ' S BEAUTIFUL CAPITAL Belle G. Simpson, Mgr. Art Goods— Curios— Jewelry— Antiques FAMOUS ALASKAN PAINTINGS Native Made Baskets— Totem Poles Eskimo Carved Ivory The Largest Stock of Nugget and Nugget and Jade Jewelry in the World VISITORS WELCOME CONGRATULATIONS AND BEST WISHES TO MEMBERS OF THE CLASS OF 1959 Alaska SPORTSMAN Juneau, Alaska TOWN OF PETERSBURG Petersburg is situated on Mitkof Island at the North end of picturesque Wrangell Narrows. It was founded by and named after Peter Buschman who arrived in 1897 and built a salmon cannery and a small sawmill. Petersburg was incorporated in 1910 and has shown a slow but steady growth. The population today exceeds 1600. Fishing and logging are the main industries found in the Petersburg area. Petersburg is predominantly a Norwegian community and boasts of the largest Halibut fishing fleet in Alaska. With the two large cold storage plants, two shrimp canneries and four Salmon canneries Petersburg is one of the major fish producing cities in Alaska. 215 Spring and . These pictures were taken at a time of year all too unfamiliar to U. of A. students; a mantling of snow is the rule, and the grass is a welcome exception enjoyed for a brief few weeks at the end of the Winter semester. Wickersham Hall, below, was opened to women students in October, 1957. Called home by 100 coeds, the structure was dedicated to Judge Wickersham, Alaska ' s first delegate to Con- gress, and pioneer jurist and statehood advocate. nroBxnHTfii ■ imvm . . . Summer The Student Union Building, above, is formally referred to as Constitution Hall. Among the first of the modern buildings built during the current modernization program at the University, the SUB was the site of Alaska ' s Constitutional Convention. 217 To Each Member of the Class of 1959 We Wish Every Success . . . JUNEAU, Your Capital City 218 Everybody Meets at PERCY ' S PERCY REYNOLDS JUNEAU ALASKA Compliments of BROWN AND OLIVER " Complete Outfitters " JUNEAU, ALASKA COMPLIMENTS OF ALASKA ELECTRIC LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY JUNEAU, ALASKA BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 1959 B. M. BEHREND ' S BANK ' The Oldest Bank in Alaska " JUNEAU ALASKA Our Congratulations to the Class of 1959 B. AA. BEHREND ' S STORE JUNEAU ALASKA Best Wishes to the Graduating Class of 1959 " W TtatJfa Coasted? AIR LINES SttVING SOUTMASTttN AlASKA GIMl»«l Of ' lCIS. 1 MAIINI W»T. JUNIAU, «l»Sl 219 Next Time You Go to Ketchikan . . Try the INGERSOLL HOTEL We Think You Will Like It . . . They Have Everything: LOCATION . . . AIRLINES OFFICES FOOD . . . COCKTAILS . . . ELEVATOR TAXIS Just Airmail a Reservation and They Will Be Looking for You! TONGASS TRADING CO., INC. Complete Line of GENERAL MERCHANDISE Grocery Houseware Hardware Sporting Goods Furniture Marine Hardware Menswear Building Supplies Specializing in Fishing and Logging Supplies KETCHIKAN ' S LARGEST STORE CONGRATULATIONS . . CLASS OF 1959 Ladies ' Ready-to-Wear Girls— Infants-to-Teens Boys-to Size 20 THE STORE OF FAMOUS BRAND NAMES Serving S. E. Alaska Since 1899 Corner Main and Dock KETCHIKAN BETTER ALASKA-THROUGH INDUSTRY New Opportunities for Young Alaskans in Business Administration, Accounting, Chemistry, Engineering, and Forestry. KETCHIKAN PULP COMPANY Alaska ' s Largest Growing Year-Around Industry 220 Students . . . . . . some from Palmer . . . and some more from Anchorage. 221 BETTYS ' P.O. Box 1813 Palmer, Alaska THRIFTY VARIETY Box 1812 Palmer, Alaska REED ' S HARDWARE Palmer, Alaska Congratulations From the McKINLEY GIFT SHOP See Our Fine Alaskan Gifts DIAMONDS WEDDING BANDS Located in the McKinley Building 531 4th Avenue Anchorage Compliments of AAATANUSKA VALLEY BANK Palmer MEMBER OF FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORP. . " " " V AAATANUSKA MAID Quality Alaskan Products —Milk— Cottage Cheese— —Ice Cream— Potatoes- Vegetables in Season AAATANUSKA VALLEY FARMERS COOPERATING ASSOCIATION ANCHORAGE-PALMER-FAIRBANKS-KODIAK 222 TO THE CLASS OF 1959 Representing Strength for the Alaskan Future CONGRATULATIONS From NATIONAL BANK OF ALASKA IN ANCHORAGE Now celebrating its 42nd year of service to Alaska ' s Business, Industry, and the Community, Home Ownership, Civic Betterment, the expansion of industries and utilities have been broadly fostered by us. Representing Security for the Alaskan Family NATIONAL BANK OF ALASKA IN ANCHORAGE " Alaska ' s Branch Banking System " Anchorage Offices 4th and " E " Street 5th and Gambell Government Hill Spenard Skagway Fort Richardson Whittier Associated with Bank of Wrangell Bank of Homer Member Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation 223 Congratulations to the Class of 1959 FROM ALL THE PEOPLE AT CARR ' S 14th and Gambel Anchorage, Alaska CONGRATULATIONS . . . CLASS OF 1959 KAREN ' S SECRETARIAL SERVICES BEST WISHES TO THE GRADUATING SENIORS From ROAAICK ' S MEN ' S WEAR ANCHORAGE ALASKA Congratulations to the Class of 1959 While clothes cannot make the man A well-groomed appearance Is an important earmark of success In Anchorage Gene Smith ' s Men ' s Wear has been accepted as the house of distinctive clothing for 43 years. HART, SCHAFFNER MARX SUITS FLORSHEIM SHOES STETSON HATS ARROW SHIRTS ... All the best known brands M N ' $ w A I ANCHORAGE, ALASKA 224 BEST WISHES TO . . . THE CLASS OF 1959 ALASKAN Stationers Publishing Co. ANCHORAGE 819 Fourth Ave. P.O. Box 240 COMPLIMENTS OF J. VIC BROWN SONS Jewelers 523 4th AVENUE ANCHORAGE ANCHORAGE GROCERY AND MARKET The Friendly Store on the Corner of 4th and H Streets DAVID GREEN of Anchorage ' Serving Alaskans for Over 33 Years With the Largest Selection of Custom Made Furs " Storage— Cleaning and Glazing— —Designing— COMPLIMENTS OF . Title Insurance and Trust of Alaska Offices located in Anchorage, Fairbanks, and Ketchikan 225 BEST WISHES FROM . THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF ANCHORAGE IN ANCHORAGE . . . THINK FIRST of Alaska ' s Largest Banking Institution With the Largest Total Capital and Reserve of Any Bank in Alaska FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE Main Office— Corner 15th at G Street Eastchester Branch— Corner 15th at Gambell Seward Branch— Seward, Alaska Banking Facility— Elmendorf Air Force Base Service Facility " A " -Adak, Alaska WHEN VISITING IN ANCHORAGE, BE SURE TO COME AND SEE US . . . YOU ' LL BE MOST WELCOME 226 More Students . . . . . some from Homer . . . . and some from Nome. 227 CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 1959 NOME LIGHT and POWER UTILITIES Nome, Alaska NOME DRUG AND JEWELRY Nome, Alaska cfa ithy% She StyU a ntei of Jlorne Box 331 NOME, ALASKA The CITY OF NOME Extends Best Wishes to Each Member of the Class of ' 59 228 MINERS AND MERCHANTS BANK OF ALASKA NOME, ALASKA Congratulates the Class of 1959 CAVOTA ' S The Family Store Merchandise and Dry Goods Nome, Alaska HAGEN ' S JEWELRY STORE Jade— Nugget— Ivory Jewelry Box 785 Nome, Alaska THE POLAR Curio Shop Bar Liquor Store Mae and Keith Hedreen NOME, ALASKA tea CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 1959 From the tea NORTHERN COMMERCIAL COMPANY NOME ALASKA tea ' Alaska ' s Pioneer Merchants ' tea ALASKA ' S OLDEST NEWSPAPER EXTENDS CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF 1959 CONGRATULATIONS TO THE CLASS OF ' 59 From THE NOME NUGGET NOME, ALASKA The Sea View Room of the NORTH STAR HOTEL NOME ALASKA CONGRATULATIONS TO THE FIRST GRADUATES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF ALASKA U.S. MERCANTILE CO. " The Home of Brand Names in Nome " Groceries, Fresh Meats, and Vegetables Lowest Every Day Shelf Prices in the Area We Serve the Seward Peninsula With the Best NOME HARDWARE CO. " Seward Peninsula ' s Only Hunting and Sporting Goods Headquarters " When planning a trip to Alaska, be sure to write or wire us regarding your hunting and fishing desires in the Peninsula area. Let us do the rest; we furnish any or all equipment you may need. DIESEL OIL SALES LIQUEFIED GAS CO. —Efficiency Coupled With Heating Economy— 230 POLARIS HOTEL AND COCKTAIL LOUNGE Where Cheechakos meet . . . W£LCO f€ To IVOiVIE - " § PIONEER GOLD RUSH TOWN POP. Ui 1900-20,000 3 L £tiiq cp ay a tket day ut 7[emt£ ...WHILE IN NOME SEE •WMfMSlWfZS ' MWf C4Mf ?? ' BOARD Of TRADf BAR ' -CUR 0 M0P£ ' A W4ll ' fM MC ' 1898 LOO fAS M- DR£D6[S- •CQID PA MM O MQ RR ' fORTDAW -R ' WGcDIomOl K mU6( I DtCMtDt V. . ' «v I!4 ffArrtt i9 ' t 7 WW 298 3 CHIC4CO JJI4 Airline miles from Nome to MOtfQW 40)6 teiPOAt 4381 PU(OS " • . 140 ttfuefJCf S62 V JAtCUtS 2876 HOAtOiMl 3004 «? ■ 3769 ffPi ' V 4 342 PrfP f 4S74 TOURS AND SIEHISEflKC ARRAHBED THRU COURTESY OF POLARIS HOTEL $ liitin ui umi Barb and Tom, owners, are on hand to make your visit a pleasant one. NOME ALASKA , . . Alaskan Sourdoughs Cocktails . WALLACE HOTEL and BERING SEA CLUB The Club With a View " There Are No Strangers Here " . . . and Dancing NOME, ALASKA Your Host, PAUL AAANDEVILLE 231 Best Wishes to the Future Leaders of Our New State NOME ALASKA SEWARD TRADING CO., INC. Groceries . Fresh Meat . Vegetables . Imported Liquors . Wines . Beer SEWARD, ALASKA We Give Alaska Gold Stamps Fishing in Seward? MODERN AND FRIENDLY Werner ' s Market FRESH VEGETABLES-MEAT-GROCERIES Seward, Alaska On 4th Ave. ALASKA SHOP Headquarters for Camera Supplies JEWELRY-SOUVENIRS-MAGAZINES-FOUNTAIN Seward, Alaska DURANT ' S HARDWARE Hunting— Fishing— Camping Headquarters for the Seward Area SEWARD, ALASKA ON FOURTH AVE. Buy the In SEWARD It ' s SOLLY ' S POTABLES A and by the 232 Usibelli Coal Sales Corp and the Usibelli Coal Mine, Inc. Extend Their Sincere Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 1959 233 Picture Poem 7 Some play it hot . . . while others like it cool . . . (continued) 234 NORDALE HOTEL Modern Elevator Service For Reservations Phone 2105 FAIRBANKS, ALASKA FOODLAND Two Supers to Serve You 404 Cushman— Gaffney and Cushman Best Wishes for a Successful School Year KELLEY ' S FIRESTONE SALES AND SERVICE ILLINOIS AND SLATER Complete Service for Your Car PHONE 2661 FAIRBANKS See Alaska ' s Arctic Scheduled Flights to All Points in Interior and Northern Alaska Conducted All-Expense Tours North of the Arctic Circle Top of the World Point Barrow Tour Arctic Coast, Nome-Kotzebue Tour Yukon Valley and Fort Yukon Tour WIEN ALASKA AIRLINES " First in Alaska " Est. 1924 PHONE 3355 FAIRBANKS, ALASKA BOX 649 235 G iffanJUuHn . CenyK " W COOPER ' S HARDWARE CO., INC. " If It ' s Hardware We Have It " Now in Our New Location . . . 524 SECOND AVENUE FAIRBANKS, ALASKA Congratulations From . . KFAR KFAR-TV Midnight Sun Broadcasting Company FAIRBANKS, ALASKA CHANDLER PLUMBING AND HEATING Sheet Metal Complete Plumbing and Heating of All Types Retail and Contract Phone 5282 129 Minnie St., Slaterville FAIRBANKS, ALASKA 236 Alaska ' s Pioneer Merchants " Location Map of NC Branches in Alaska and the Yukon Territory NORTHERN COMMERCIAL CO. Serving Alaskans Today All Mercantile Departments Under One Roof SHOP AT THE N. C. COMPANY . . . Fairbanks ' Own Department Store Since 1902 IBB " Alaska ' s Pioneer Merchants " 237 BIG RAY ' S SURPLUS STORE All Weather Outfitters " Why Pay More When We Always Undersell " Phone 3458 Fairbanks 507 2nd Avenue PINSKA ' S THE STORE FOR MEN Suits Top Coats Hats Sport Clothes Haberdashery Footwear Work Clothes Hunting Togs Guns Fishing Tackle Boats Camp Gear Binoculars Boat Trailers Serving You From 2 Stores Pinska ' s Men ' s Wear 3rd and Cushman Pinska ' s Outdoorsman 3rd and Barnette Congratulations . . . to the Class of 1959 Tteiland Complete Home Furnishings Since ' 98 Consult Us for Your Student Furniture Needs 545 3rd AVENUE FAIRBANKS 238 I continued. shoot pool. 239 COLLEGE AUTO SERVICE TOM OLSON, Proprietor Serving You With . . . CHEVRON Products GAS OIL LUBRICANTS Box 2004 College, Alaska Phone 6117 GRIFFIN ' S PHOTOGRAPHY-GIFTS-SOUVENIRS 552 Second Street, Fairbanks, Alaska Congratulations . . . Class of 1959! STANDARD GARAGE, INC. Dealers for CHRYSLER DESOTO AND PLYMOUTH 404 Second Ave. Phone 3370 QUALITY MEAT COMPANY, INC. WHOLESALE MEATS POULTRY BUTTER EGGS CHEESE Pioneer Avenue Garden Island Phones 2371 2391 ARCTIC ALASKA TRAVEL SERVICE Tickets and Reservations on All Major Airlines See Us Before You Plan Your Next Trip Empress Theater Bldg. Phone 2141 ALASKA TIRE SERVICE TIRE REPAIR AND VULCANIZING Telephone 5222 233 Illinois Street Fairbanks, Alaska 240 FIVE OFFICES TO SERVE YOU MAIN OFFICE Northward Building 4th and Lacey St. Fairbanks AIRPORT ROAD BRANCH Airport Road and Turner Street Fairbanks (Drive-In Banking) EIELSON FACILITY DELTA BRANCH NENANA BRANCH Baker Field House Eielson Air Force Base Delta Junction Nenana COMPLETE BANKING SERVICE Member Federal Deposit Corporation 241 gacfo MEN ' S SHOP C U 5 M v» A M Wishes the Class of ' 59 a Bright Future and Hope They Utilize Thei r Knowledge Gained in Alaska for Alaska AUTOMOTIVE PARTS EQUIPMENT CO., INC. of Fairbanks Alaska ' s Automotive Machine Shop Equipped to Serve Alaska Automotively PHONE 6673 FAIRBANKS INSURANCE AGENCY FIRE AUTO 551 3rd Ave. Fairbanks, Alaska BONDS CASUALTY Wallace Cathcart, Jr. Marion L. Wood SUPER MARKET ALASKA ' S GREAT ECONOMY FOOD CENTER ED ' S BAKE SHOP Fairbanks ' Most Complete Food Market NORTHWARD BUILDING, FAIRBANKS, ALASKA 242 Picture Poem 2 Some go to dances . . 243 H. B. AVAKOFF Pioneer Jeweler " 50 Years in Alaska " 531 2nd Ave. Fairbanks LINDY ' S Quality— Service— Price 2 STORES TO SERVE YOU College Fairbanks Hayes at College Road 609 4th Cadillac Oldsmobile Pontiac G.AA.C. Trucks G.M.A.C. Financing SOUMDOUGHl DEPEIsmABLE SERVICE SJNCE EXPHESS. . . Standard Heating Oil Suntrana Coal Propane Local Moving 531 3rd Street Phone 7798 FAIRBANKS 244 SERVING ALL OF ALASKA. YUKON FairbanKs PMENT, INC. Alaska DEALERS IN ALUS-CHALMERS and Other Allied Lines of Equipment Dial 2135 320 Second Avenue COLLEGE INN Quality Merchandise Box 3002 College, Alaska For Those Who Appreciate Quality . CARR ' S CLOTHING Headquarters for THE BEST IN MEN ' S WEAR 544 Second Avenue Fairbanks, Alaska the world on your doorstep . . . Keep well informed on the important events that are taking place around the world . . . Alaska . . . and local news happenings with Interior Alaska ' s Daily News-Miner. Full coverage of world-wide events— as they happen, through Associated Press and United Press leased wire services, plus impor- tant features, articles, and new pictures every day. Best Wishes to the Class of 1959 r AJRBANJ a Daily News - Miner 245 Picture Poem 2 (cont.) while others go to parties . . . 246 FENTON ' S PHARMACY 534 2nd Avenue Box 1207 Dial 4040 and NORTHWARD DRUG 3rd and Lacey Box 1207 Dial 2103 OFFER YOU COMPLETE DRUG STORE SERVICE The Stores Where You Take Your Prescriptions With Confidence With Best Wishes From J. Vic Brown Sons Jewelers — Alaska ' s Finest Serving Alaskans Since 7976 FAIRBANKS ANCHORAGE For the Best in Name Brand Clothing Try Top O ' the World Clothing Top Coats — Sports Coats Redwing Shoes — Roblee Shoes Remember ... A Little Off the Street Means a Lot Off the Price 208 LACEY STREET FAIRBANKS LUMBER SUPPLY Building Material of All Kinds 272 Illinois Street Box 629 -Phone 2183 ' WE DELIVER THE GOODS " 247 Contributing to Agricultural and Industria PROGRESS $Me t 1 i£ey ELECTRIC ASSOCIATION, INC. 758 Illinois St. Owned by Those We Serve 248 STUDIO Everything in MUSIC and TELEVISION 523 Second Avenue Next to the Nordale Hotel FAIRBANKS, ALASKA CONGRATULATIONS to the Class of ' 59 RAY KOHLER ALASKA OVERLAND, INC. FAIRBANKS Alaska ' s Largest Bus System CHARTERS SIGHTSEEING SPECIAL TRIPS Phone 7744 Life, Accident and Health Fire, Auto, Liability, Aviation S c b v 3? s e 6, ? FAIRBANKS 527 3rd Avenue Phone 3302 Kenneth A. Murray Insurance FIRE - CASUALTY - AUTOMOBILE Bonds 543 Third Avenue Phone 6646 Afclcr ' s Book 6hop The House of Adler ALASKA ' S OLDEST BOOK SHOP Fairbanks 249 Congratulations to the Graduating Class of 1959 TOMMY ' S ELBOW ROOM 410 2nd Avenue 250 Looking down the main drag, " campus avenue " COMPLIMENTS OF fflifMar ' s Ladies ' Fashions 108 CUSHMAN FAIRBANKS Alaska Insurance Agency 30 Years of Service to Fairbanks ALL TYPES OF INSURANCE Phone 6671 John Butrovich, Jr. Grace Butrovich Howard Byrne THE CO-OP Alaska ' s Largest Drug Store FOUNTAIN-LUNCH CAMERA SHOP Where What ' s new Everybody in Meets Photography? Everybody Open Daily 8 A.M. to 12 P.M. Columbia Lumber Company P. O. BOX 1714 14th and Cushman Ph. 5566 Choose the most E xperienced ; f Over 26 years ago Pan American pioneered scheduled air service in Alaska. Today Pan American leads in serving Alaska and 81 countries and lands around the world. Why not make it a point when you fly, to fly with the Leader? For reservations, call your nearest Pan American office. Finest Service Round the World WORLD ' S MOST EXPERIENCED AIRLINE ART HAYR GENERAL AGENT ©ccibental Hilt INSURANCE COMPANY of CALIFORNIA Phone 3600 515 2nd Ave. Fairbanks 1 105 Cushman Ave. Fairbanks Phone 4000 AUTHORIZED RAMBLER DEALER Con gratulations to The Class of 1958... from Alaska Chemical Alaska Welding Corporation Alaska Fire Supplies, Inc. Anchorage Oxygen " Manufacturer of Industrial and Equipment Inc. " Everything for Arc Welding " Company Medical Gases " " Complete Fire Box 677-Ph. 54901 " Manufacturer of Box 351 -Ph. 3220 Protection Line " Anchorage Industrial and Medical Gases " 1854 West 2nd Box 677-Ph. 44615 Box 351 -Ph. 3220 Fairbanks Anchorage Fairbanks Box 677-Ph. 54901 Box 351 -Ph. 3220 Anchorage Fairbanks 17th Gambell Anchorage 252 Set Your Sights on Quality . . . Spring ' s Newest Merchandise . . . Ar- riving daily . . . in all of the departments at Wolfe ' s— is filled to the brim with " Quality! " Watch for the famous Brand-Names: Munsingwear— Playtex— Maidenform in Lingerie; Bate s— Dan River— Spring- Maid— Mallinson in Yardage . . . Pequot and Fieldcrest in Linens; Fran- ciscan and Red Wing in Pottery; Biltwell in the Furniture Department. In every department throughout the store . . . you ' ll find QUALITY BRAND NAME Mer- chandise! And remember . . . You ' ll Find it First at Hours: Monday— 12-Noon ' til 9:00 p.m. Daily— 9:00 a.m. ' til 6:00 p.m. Closed Sunday CORNER FIFTH AND C NORTHERN CONSOLIDATED AIRLINES brings the JET AGE to Alaska with the intro- duction of the 3 Fairchild F-27 PROP-JETS. Now in scheduled service. F-27 ' s travel fast- er; they ' re smoother and quieter. Cabins are pressurized. Large windows and high wing design give all passengers an unobstructed view. Serving the Yukon, Kuskokwim, Bristol Bay and Bering Sea Areas from both 253 Congratulations to the Class of ' 59 FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF FAIRBANKS FOUNDED 1905 MEMBER OF THE FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Serving the University Since Its Founding in 1917 CORNER SECOND AND CUSHAAAN FAIRBANKS, ALASKA 254 Graduates Your inheritance as graduates of this University is vibrant with the vitality of new growth. It is but a prologue to the bright future that lies ahead for Alaska, contingent only on your efforts and vision. CHOOSE FAIRBANKS . . . . . . AS THE CITY IN YOUR FUTURE Potential oil and gas development center Expanding road and air systems Trade and transportation center says Help " KEEP PACE WITH OPPORTUNITY ' BOARD OF DIRECTORS DONALD W. PEARSON, President EDWARD J. RUSING, First Vice-President DR. JOSEPH AA. RIBAR, Secretary-Treasurer EDWARD OPOCENSKY, Manager Alvin Polet Kenneth D. Gillanders Mrs. Richard Webb John Titus Alfred J. Lomem Kenneth A. Murray Arthur J. Sexauer C. W. Snedden W. G. Stroecker William Waugaman FAIRBANKS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE Fairbanks, Alaska 255 256 YEARBOOKS TAYLOR PUBLISHING COMPANY The World ' s Best Yearbooks Are Taylor-made " ■ ' ' . - ' . • ' I ' ' - ■» ■Hi — A ”
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