University of Maryland College Park - Terrapin / Reveille Yearbook (College Park, MD)

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ALPHA LAMBDA DELTA STREAMLINE: Your life . . .by simplicity Your work ... by endeavor Your play . . by sportsmanship Your mind . . by discernment Your character by integrity Your heart . by loving kindness Your soul ... by radiance MOTTO Intellectual Living Maria Leonard Grand President M Martha Ann Cotterman . Editor-in-Chief Barbara Kephart . . Business Manager Eleanor Jenkins . . . Managing Editor Elinor McDonnell . . Women ' s Editor O. R. Carrington .... Faculty Advisor SPRING COMES TO THE CAMPUS ■ GH6 G6RRflPIN NINETEEN HUNDRED AND FORTY-FOUR The oAnnual ublication of the Student ody of the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND COLLEGE PARK • MARYLAND e I c fl G I o n HE ultimate meaning of democracy, like that of religion, is love. . . . For that, if for no other reason, democracy will survive ; because life itself would be destroyed if the forces of hate could permanently overcome the p ower of love. . . . For what a man loves, he will give his life. Also man will fight for that which he thinks is right. Thus as long as men are permitted to think freely, they will cling to democracy. In a democracy, one finds universities which offer fact and truth and reason and logic and friendship — foundations upon which to build love and understanding. Ever-present in such institutions are men who, through the years, have built wisely upon just such foundations, and who give their lives to the helping of the generations that follow, that their paths may be made smoother and happier. These men are loved. The University of Maryland during the past year lost two of its warmest friends, Dr. Levin Bowland Broughton and Dr. Charles Brockway Hale. And there are others who are called by circumstances to fight for democracy and the right to think freely. Many of these men have gone from the halls of the Uni- versity to make the supreme sacrifice upon the battlefields of the world. These men are also loved. To the memory of Dr. Broughton and Dr. Hale and to those students who have given their lives in the service of their country and to the students now fighting in the armed forces . , . that the hilt of the sword of today may be turned skyward to become the cross of tomorrow. We, the present students of the University of Maryland, dedicate the fifty-first yearbook. The Terrapin. IN MEMORIAM In memory of those boys whose lives have been given " over there " and to those who will again walk the paths of their beloved Alma Mater, this book is dedicated. We have built no monument to our dead, no insincere scripture has been written for the living; there is only the deep love and gratefulness of the friends they left behind. AiTCHESON, Robert, " 44 Alexander, R. K. (Duke) AxTELL, Harold, ' 41 Bagby, William, ' 42 Beall, William Robert, ' 36 BiERER, Donald, ' 41 BoNNETT, Warren, ' 37 Booth, Robert S, Jr., ' 36 BuRRALL, Ellsworth, ' 41 Butler, James, ' 41 Carter, John McCormick Cooke, Harvey, ' 38 Christian, Conrad, ' 44 Chronister, Mason, ' 40 Drysdale, William, ' 42 EccLES, Robert, ' 39 Fisher, Ralph, ' 35 Fugitt, Donald T., ' 39 Gales, Richard, ' 43 Hambleton, J. Aldrich, ' 42 Jeffers, Benton, ' 44 Jones, Kenneth, ' 40 Jones, Stephen, ' 39 Kelly, Charles Markland, ' 42 Leites, Israel Lichliter, Lawrence D. Mears, Frank, ' 39 Meeks, George, ' 40 Miller, George E. O ' Farrell, Rufus, ' 42 Porter, Robert, ' 42 Pyles, George, ' 41 Prinz, John W., ' 40 Randall, J. Howard, ' 41 Roesler, Herbert, ' 40 Smith, Robert H., ' 42 Steele, Justus U. Suit, William, ' 41 Tryon, Richard, ' 44 HORTICULTURE BUILDING " ■JiW - j! • " 4W K ' ADMINISTRATION BUILDING ROSSBOROUGH INN DR. HARRY CLIFTON BYRD President The many contributions that Dr. Harry Clifton Byrd has made to the development of the University of Mary- land in his eight years of service as President would be difficult to enumerate. Although confronted with many new problems arising from war conditions, Dr. Byrd has continued to promote inspiring leadership to the Uni- versity and guide it toward greater success for the state and nation. . . . at work. 13 Rowland K. Adams Chairman The members of the Board of Regents, the governing body of the University, are ap- B o ar d of Regents pointed by the governor of the state for a term of nine years each. Members this year were Rowland K. Adams, chairman; Mrs. John L. Whitehurst, J. Milton Patterson, W. Calvin Chesnut, William P. Cole, Jr., Paul S. Knotts, John E. Semmes, Philip C. Turner, T. Roy Brooks, Harry H. Nuttle, and Stanford Z. Rothschild. Brooks Rothschild Nuttle Semmes Patterson Whitehurst Administration Coordinating the various branches of the University is the principal work of the Administrative officers, Miss Alma Preinkert, registrar; Dr. Edgar Long, director of admissions; Mr. Carl Hintz, librarian; and Mr. T. A. Hutton, purchasing agent. Preinkert Long Hintz Hutton U Dean of Men Dean of Women James H. Reid Adele H. Stamp Friend and advisor to all men stu- dents, James H. Reid, Acting Dean of Men and Assistant Professor in the College of Business and Public Admin- istration, acts as financial advisor of the Student Board, has charge of stu- dent employment, and handles housing for male students. Dean of Women since 1922, Miss Adele H. Stamp acts as coordinator of all activities for women students. She has given countless coeds able ass is- tance as well as wise counsel and has played a significant part in bettering conditions for women students on campus. Student Life Committee The Student Life Committee serves as a coordinating agency between student groups and the administration. This year the committee worked with the Student Board in planning social events and other activities. First row: Kramer, Preinkert, Leslie, Reid. Second row: Allen, White, Griswold, Svirbely. 15 Dean C. O. Appleman This year marked the twenty-fifth anniversary of the establishment of the Graduate School at the University of Maryland. During this period of a quarter of a century, the Maryland Graduate School has trained many Graduate School Council hundreds of students for success in the research, commercial, and teaching fields. In spite of a reduced faculty and greater teaching load, the Graduate School, under the direction of Dean Charles O. Appleman, continued to offer advanced training to those young men and women who sought work towards the masters and doctor of philosophy degrees. James, Meade, Appleman, Kemp, Joyal, Zuker. 16 sr u D E?ir s OiNCE the quarter system was initiated, graduation is now four times a year. Some of those that have been able to remain have completed their work in three years or less. However, many others have left us to join their country ' s call to the armed services. Nevertheless, student life has continued despite the many changes, and all of us look forward to the time when we will again have those peacetime bull sessions, formal dances, and the fraternity and sorority life of pre-war college days. 17 JSmy J! ' ' ' College of Agriculture THE College of Agriculture plans to train young men and women for agricultural and related occupations, and to conduct systematic investigations on projects of importance to agricultural interests. The curricula is divided into Technical, Scientific, and Special fields. Now, more than ever before, great demands are being made on the American farmer, for not only is he called upon to feed his own country but also to help supply the many Allied armies with necessary foods. The College of Agriculture has strived to aid in every way possible in the war effort throughout Maryland. m, Dean T. B. Symons Assistant Dean Harold F. Cotterman 18 College of Agriculture Samuel B. Burch Mechanicsville, Md. B.S. Ae, OAK, AZ Latch Key; Pres. Phi Delta Theta; Student Grange; Future Farmers of America; Manager Basketball. Joseph F. Dougherty Baltimore, Md. B.S. AFP Block and Bridle; Newman Club. Lilian June Hastings Woodacres, Md. B.S. AAA, nAE, SAO Freshman, Sophomore and Junior PromCommlttees;TERRAPiN;Swim- ming Club; Sec. Footlight Club; Canterbury Club; Glee Club. Norman L. Horn Baltimore, Md. B.S. KA Sec. Kappa Alpha. C. Kenneth Jewell Upper Montclair, N.J. B.S. K2, A7. John Yoder Crow Towson, Md. B.S. AFP Block and Bridle; Riding Club. Robert E. Gilbertson Bladensburg, Md. B.S. AFP Daydodgers Club; Student Grange. Robert George Hill, Jr. Silver Spring, Md. B.S. SX, OAK, AZ, nAE Business Manager Old Line: Vice- Pres. Junior Class; Junior Manager Track; Pres. Latch Key. John H. Hoyert, Jr. Beltsville, Md. B.S. AFP Lacrosse; " M " Club. Richard Nathan Jones Parkton, Md. B.S. Future Farmers of America; Stu- dent Grange; Block and Bridle. Kenneth Thomas Maskell Baltimore, Md. B.S. SAE, SAO Vice-Pres. Newman Club; " M " Book; Pres. Pi Kappa; Social Chair- man Pi Kappa; Senior Manager Soccer; Sec. Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Interfraternity Council; Latch Key. Robert E. Moreng Cliffside Park, N.J. B.S. AFP Manager Wrestling Team; Inter- fraternity Council; Sec. Lutheran Club. BoLLiNG L. Robertson, Jr. New York, N.Y. B.S. ' FY Football; Cadet Colonel ROTC Pershing Rifles; Footlight Club Student Grange; Canterbury Club Student Board. Benjamin S. Silver Havre de Grace, Md. B.S. KS Pres. Student Grange; Pres. Pres- byterian Club; Pres. International Relations Club; Block and Bridle; Glee Club; 1st Lieut. ROTC; Treas. Phi Kappa Sigma. John L. Milligan Clinton, Md. B.S. i KS, AZ Block and Bridle; Student Grange; Sec. Phi Kappa Sigma; Latin Club; Vice-Pres. Phi Kappa Sigma. Lloyd W. Roberts Perry Point, Md. B.S. Varsity Baseball; Soccer; Lieut. ROTC. James B. Saum Riverdale, Md. B.S. KA, AZ Latch Key; Manager Lacrosse; Rossborough Club; Junior Prom Committee; Autumn Carnival Committee; Red Cross Ball Com- mittee; Sec. Kappa Alpha. Heino Staffel, Jr. San Antonio, Texas B.S. K I John N. Yeatman Washington, D.C. B.S. College of Arts and Sciences THE College of Arts and Sciences provides an opportunity for a liberal education, and offers instruction in courses that provide basic training for professional and vocational careers. During the last school year, the Col- lege played an important part in pro- viding instruction in the courses re- quired under the Army Specialized Training Program and Foreign Area and Language Programs. The English, Modern Language, Mathematics, Phy- sics, Chemistry, History, and Political Science departments were particularly active in these curricula. A large number of the faculty mem- bers are engaged in war work or in ac- tivities closely related to the war effort. The College continued to maintain a high standard of achievement in the Acting Dean J. Freeman Pyle courses offered for pre-medical, pre- dental, pre-nursing, and pre-law stu- dents. Also, the Physics Department was greatly expanded to meet the de- mands of the Army Specialized Train- ing Program. 20 College of Arts and Sciences Gladys M. Allen Salisbury, Md. B.S. AAA, K I Baptist Student Union. Shirley S. Armstrong Lansdowne, Md. B.Aa KA Vice-Pres., Pres. Spanish Club; Old Line Network; Y.W.C.A.; Wesley Club; International Relations Club; Advertising Director Maryland Quarterly. Virginia Tarleton Bean Silver Spring, Md. B.A. Daydodgers Club; Treas. Women ' s Chorus; Clef and Key. Robert Bishton Elkridge, Md. B.A. ATQ, OAK Chairman Victory Council ; Canter- bury Club; Pres. German Club; Pres., Vice-Pres. Alpha Tau Omega; Freshman Track Team; Terrapin Staff; Treas. Sophomore Class; 2nd Vice-Chairman Student Board. Janet Andreae Catonsville, Md. B.A. AOn, nAE, AAA Mortar Board; Associate Editor Terrapin 1943; Old Line; Canter- bury Club; International Relations; Pres. Alpha Omicron Pi; Treas., Pres. May Day Committee; Sopho- more Prom; Student Board Dance. Clementine S. Barship Washington, D.C. B.A. S2 Hillel Foundation. Shalvo Berkowitz Washington, DC. B.A. AKA Zoology Club; American Student Union. Ruth M. Blackwell Hanover, Md. B.S. r I B, AAA Vice-Pres. Glee Club; International Relations Club; Pres. Alpha Lamb- da Delta; Victory Council; Mortar Board. Aleksey Bobenko Baltimore, Md. B.S. -Ae Boxing; Football ; Riding Club. Jean Marie Boyer Takoma Park, Md. B.S. Vice-Pres. Daydodgers Club. Helen V. Broome Washington, DC. B.A. Daydodgers Club; Treas. Terrapin Trail Club. Louise Catherine Brown College Park, Md. B.A. German Club; Footlight Club; Women ' s Chorus; Diamondback. Jane Boswell Hyattsville, Md. B.A. AOn, AAA Sec. Freshman and Sophomore Class; Chairman Autumn Carnival ; Pres. Alpha Lambda Delta; Chair- man Victory Council ; Vice-Pres. Al- pha Omicron Pi; Sec. -Treas. Stu- dent Board; Vice-Pres. Mortar Board. Sylvia Bravman Wilkes-Barre, Pa. B.A. I 22 Hillel Foundation; Pan-Hellenic Council. Jacqueline Brophy Washington, DC. B.A. KA, nAE Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor, Feature Editor Diamondback; Pres. Pi Delta Epsilon; Newman Club; Mortar Eioard. Ruth Edith Buchanan Silver Spring, Md. B.A. r B Women ' s Chorus; Clef and Key; Victory Council Chairman; Treas. Botany Club; Treas. Mortar Board; Treas. Pan-Hel; Pres. Gamma Phi Beta; May Queen Court. College of Arts and Sciences Amelia Carroll Calvert Hills. Md. B.S. Mary Jane Chase Silver Spring, Md. B.A. KKr. AAA Mortar Board; Junior Prom Com- mittee; Freshman, Sophomore Prom Committees; Sec, Senior Advisor Alpha Lambda Delta; Autumn Carnival, Black and Gold Commit- tees; Sec. Newman Club; Hist. Sophomore Class; Sec. Junior Class; Sec. Mortar Board; Scholarship Chairman Kappa Kappa Gamma; May Queen Court . Thomas A. Conroy Rome, N. Y. B.A. F.B.I. Mary Louise Dawson Cumberland, Md. B.A. Ruth Pendleton Carson Port Deposit, Md. B.A. Diamondback; Trail Club; Presby- terian Club. Jean Heath Coney Baltimore, Md. B.S. KA, 2AO Women ' s League; Vice-Pres. Kappa Delta. Nelson R, Cox Baltimore, Md. B.A. Mary Louise Day New York, N. Y. B.A. AXQ Treas. Mortar Board. Polly Ann Day Washington, DC. B.S. KKr, 2A0 Terrapin ; Diamondback. B.A. Sylvia Feldman Washington, DC. AE Nettie Frances Carman Washington, D.C. B.A. KKr Pres. Kappa Kappa Gamma; Pres. Pan-Hellenic Council; Treas. Wo- men ' s League; May Day Commit- tee Key Correspondent Kappa Kappa Gamma; Freshman, Sopho- more, Junior, Senior Prom Com- mittees. Lois May Glenn Baltimore, Md. B.A. Spanish Club. George-Anna Diehl Cumberland, Md. B.A. Aon Sec. Alpha Omicron Pi. Alima G. Finkelstein Baltimore, Md. B.A. I SS Sec. Footlight Club; Hillel Founda- Jean Geissler Silver Spring, Md. B.A. Clarice R. Glickman Baltimore, Md. B.A. Terrapin Staff; Sorority Editor Terrapin; Swimming Club; Clef and Key; A.S.C.E.; Spanish Club; Varsity Show; Old Line Network. College of Arts and Sciences Samuel Goldhagen Washington, D.C. B.S. William Gordon Baltimore, Md. B.A. i KS Advanced ROTC (1st Lieut.). Mary Jane Hambright Lancaster, Pa. B.A. Women ' s League; Victory Council; Newman Club; House President; Orchestra. Constance A. Hartman Chevy Chase, Md. B.A. KA Sec. Spanish Club; International Relations Club; Sec. Daydodgers Club;Y. V.C.A. Beryl M. Gompers Washington, DC. B.A. ASA Footlight Club; Newman Club; Spanish Club; Daydodgers Club. Stanley H. Gottlieb Annafiolis, Md. B.S. Freshman Wrestling Gymnastics; Intramurals. Leighton E. Harrell University Park, Md. B.A. 2AK Trail Club; Pres. Wesley Club (3 yrs.) ; Religious Act. Council; Treas. Pi Kappa ; Daydodgers Club; Persh- ing Rifles; Newstaff Old Line Network. Marjorie Ellen Herman Baltimore, Md. B.A. AE 1 Clef and Key; Diamondback. B.S. Nancy W. Holman Bethesda, Md. SAO Diamondback; Spanish Club ' 42- ' 43 ; Pres. Sigma Alpha Omicron; Vice- Pres. Anne Arundel ; Soc. Chairman ; Transfer ' 43. E. Pauline Howland Laurel, Md. B.A. Orchestra ; Old Line. Lois Virginia Jennings Bethesda, Md. B.A. Diamondback; International Re- lations Committee; Presbyterian Club. Roberta Kells Mt. Rainer, Md. B.A. A ' TQ Glee Club; Women ' s Chorus; Bap- tist Student Union: Student Re- ligious Activities Council; Foot- light Club; Daydodgers Club. Muriel Horrovvitz Newark, N.J. B.A. i SS Corres. Sec. Phi Sigma Sigma. KoppEL M. Jeffrey Baltimore, Md. B.A. TE Hillel Foundation; Latch Key So- ciety; Manager Varsity Tennis Team. Deane E. Keith Greenbelt, Md. B.S. 2X Advanced ROTC. Claire Kenney Chevy Chase, Md. B.A. AAA Footlight Club ; Clef and Key ; New- man Club; Old Line; Sophomore Prom Committee; Pres, House Pres. Delta Delta Delta. College of Arts and Sciences Barbara Louise Love College Park, Md. B.A. Footlight Club; Women ' s Chorus. Evelyn L. Mendum College, Pa. B.A. ASA, AAA, I K i) Trail Club; Daydodgers Club. Cherie Packman Atlantic City, N.J. B.A. Terrapin Business Staff. $22 Catherine I. Ray Baltimore, Md. B.A. ASA Women ' s Chorus; French Club; Spanish Club; Clef and Key. Robert F. Kienhofer Cumberland, Md. B.S. Eileen Marjorie Kohout Chevy Chase, Md. B.A. Lillian D. Koch Linthicum Heights, Md. B.S. KA, SAO ROSALYNDE KOLODNER Baltimore. Md. B.A. 1 2S Women ' s League; House Pres., House Manager Phi Sigma Sigma; Chairman Red Cross Committee. Phyllis Soryl Kolodner Baltimore, Md. B.A. 2S International Relations Club. Roberta Leighton Springlake, N.J. B.A. Diamondback. £. r: ' i- ' Bernice Margulis Newark, N.J. B.A. Hillel Foundation; Sigma Sigma. Treas. $22 of Phi Marcelle O ' Shaughnessy St. Louis, Mo. B.A. Aon Sophomore and Junior Prom Com- mittee ; Junior-Senior German ; May Frolic; Women ' s League. Frances Pfeiffer Baltimore, Md. B.A. KA Student Board Chairman; Sec, Treas., Vice-Pres., Pres. Canterbury Club; Vicc-Pres. Kappa Delta; Sec, Vice-Pres. Y.W.C.A. ; Business Staff Diamondback; Junior Prom Com- mittee. James Magruder Rea Hyattsville, Md. B.A. Ruth Wallace Lehman Baltimore, Md. B.A. Janet Lucille Lingle Queenstown, Md. B.A. r B Women ' s Chorus. College of Arts and Sciences A. Owen Ridgway Washington, D.C. B.S. 2AE Pershing Rifles; Advanced ROTC Captain; Vice-Pres. Pi Kappa; . Daydodgers Club. Joan Rodgers Trenton, N.J. B.A. KKr, AAA Martin G. Rude Baltimore, Md. B.A. Jean Scheller Keedysville, Md. B.A. Aon Spanish Club; Canterbury Club; Y.W.C.A.; Junior Prom Commit- tee. June Drummond Rightor Chevy Chase, Md. B.A. ASA Glee Club; Diamondback; Terra- pin; Terrapin Trail Club; Interna- tional Relations Club. B.S. Joan Rowe Westernport, Md. SAO Doraine Arleene Russell Canton, Ohio B.A. KA Canterbury Club; Y.W.C.A.; Off- Campus Council; Terrapin, Dorothy Louise Schene New Rochelle, N.Y. B.S. Diamondback: Cheerleading; Head Cheerleader; Clef and Key; Wo- men ' s Chorus. Mildred Eaton Sears Silver Spring, Md. B.A. r B Vice-Pres. Daydodgers Club; Ter- rapin Trail Club; Treas. Y W.C.A.; International Relations Club; Dia- mondback; News Editor Old Line Network; Botany Club; Women ' s Drill Corps; Wesley Club. Margaret Ann Sherman Claiborne, Md. B.A. r I B, AAA Women ' s League; International Re- lations Club. Phyllis M. Skinner Port Republic, Md. B.A. John Charles Stidman Baltimore, Md. B.S. ROTC Band. Marian L. Shapiro Baltimore, Md. B.S. I 22, 2A0 Edith I. Simmons Hyattsville, Md. B.A. AAA, WQ Vice-Pres. Footlight Club ' 43; Pres. Footlight Club ' 44; Pres. Alpha Psi Omega ' 43 ; Pres. Delta Delta Delta ; Diamondback; Clef and Key; Pan- Hellenic Council; Pledge Trainer Delta Delta Delta. Elsie Lois Stevens Silver Spring, Md. B.A. Daydodgers Club. r i B Evelyn Stoll Lawrence, Long Island, N.Y. B.A. -rr Women ' s League; Riding Club; W.R.A. ; Swimming Club. College of Arts and Sciences B.S. Anne Turcotte Hyattsville, Md. ASA Frances Q. Whyte Washington, D.C. B.A. News Editor Diamondback; Sec. Newman Club; Footlight Club; Terrapin; Daydodgers Club. B.A. Phyllis Wolfe Baltimore, Md. Aon Treas., House Pres. Alpha Omicron. Pi; International Relations Club; Y.W.C.A. ; Women ' s League; Chair- man of Junior Prom Committee. Jane Hurst Woodring Chevy Chase, Md. B.A. KKr, nAE Mortar Board; Editor Old Line; Sec. Kappa Kappa Gamma; Fresh- man, Sophomore and Junior Prom, May Day Committee; Freshman Week Committee; Victory Council. Betty May Young Baltimore, Md. B.A. German Club; Canterbury Club. Patricia Ward Washington, DC. B.A. KA Canterbury Club; Y.W.C.A.; Wo- men ' s Chorus; Terrapin; Women ' s League. Shirley Minna Wilcox Hyattsville, Md. B.A. AAA Sec. French Club; International Re- lations Club; Vice-Pres. Daydod- gers Club; Terrapin Trail Club; Women ' s League. Ruth Wolfson Baltimore, Md. B.S. AE William Howard Yeager Hagerslown, Md. B.S. GUNTER ZwEIG Washington, DC. B.S. Daydodgers Club. ATQ College of Business and Public Administration Acting Dean J. Freeman Pyle THE College of Business and Public Administration offers training in business management, public adminis- tration, economics, marketing, person- nel, finance, taxation, accounting, for- eign service, natural resources, and other related fields of activity. The re- duced civilian registration made neces- sary a reduction in the number of elec- tives offered, but all required courses and enough electives are offered so that a student can meet the requirements for his degree and secure a fair degree of concentration in some special field. The College entered fully into the war activities of the University during the last school year. Courses were of- fered in the Language and Area Pro- gram and in the basic engineering cur- riculum under the Army Specialized Training Program. Plans are already being laid for the post-war period when a greatly in- creased demand on both the under- graduate and graduate levels is ex- pected. 27 College of Business and Leslie E. Bailey Hyaltsville, Md. B.S. 2AE Vice-Pres. Pi Delta Epsilon; Pres. Latch Key; Sports and Managing Editor Diamondback; Interfra- ternity Council; Pershing Rifles; Vice-Pres. Pi Kappa; Publicity Chairman Victory Council. Herbert T. Beuermann Washington, D.C. B.S. 2X, OAK, nAE Pres. Collegiate Chamber of Com- merce; Pres. Sigma Chi; Business Manager Diamondback: Junior Prom Chairman; Regimental Ad- jutant. NORVELL HaMNER HaWKINS McLean, Va. B.S. ATQ, BA ' F Collegiate Chamber of Commerce; Rossborough Club; Footlight Club; Treas. Alpha Tau Omega; Junior Prom Committee; Captain ROTC; Interfraternity Council. Harvey H. Holland Silver Spring, Md. B.S. SN Old Line Network; Daydodgers Club; Rossborough Club; Advanced ROTC; Rifle Team; Pershing Rifles. John P. Lenihan New Haven, Conn. B.S. Newman Club. Patricia Anna McAnallen Hyattsville, Md. B.S. Br2 Pres. Trail Club; Sec, Vice-Pres. Newman Club; Daydodgers Club. Barbara Elizabeth Reed St. Albans, N. Y. B.S. r i B, nAE Advertising Manager and Business Manager Diamondback; Sec. and Trcas. S.G.A.; Women ' s League 1, 2, 3; Pres. Margaret Brent Hall; Junior Prom Committee; Rush Chairman Gamma Phi Beta. Julian Roger Sanders Washington, D.C. B.S. Pershing Rifles. Lee Joseph Maisel Hyattsville, Md. B.S. BAV Newman Club; Pres. Beta Alpha Psi. Manuel Nicolaides Baltimore, Md. B.S. Program Director Old Line Net- work; Collegiate Chamber of Com- merce; Boxing Team, Intermurals. Irma H. Roston Wilch, W.Va. B.S. Vice-Pres. Hillel Club; Collegiate Chamber of Commerce. Robert W. Senser Mt. Rainier, Md. B.S. 2N Freshman Cross Count ry and Track ; Varsity Cross Country and Track. William Spencer Betts South Hills, Va. B.S. A0 Advanced ROTC; Debate Club; Collegiate Chamber of Commerce; Rossborough Club; Intramural Football; Softball; Freshman Base- ball, Football; Daydodgers Club; Junior Prom Committee. Richard A. Brooks Lutherville, Md. B.S. AXA Frederick W. Heine Silver Spring. Md. B.S. KA Executive Committee Daydodgers Club; Interfraternity Track; Inter- mural Football. M. Joseph Lambert New Orleans, La. B.S. BAV, BrS, OAK Captain Pershing Rifles; Captain ROTC; Pres. B.A.V.; Collegiate Chamber of Commerce; Daydod- gers Club; Diamondback. Public Administration David S. Schwartz Bronx, N.Y. B.S. Robert A. Stockbridge Baltimore, Md. B.S. KA Lacrosse; Baseball; Intramural Bas- ketball; Indoor Baseball; Pres. In- terfraternity Council ; Student Board Representative; " M " Club; Collegiate Chamber of Commerce; Pres. and Treas. Kappa Alpha. David M. Snyder Baltimore, Md. B.S. SAM Advanced ROTC; Collegiate Cham- ber of Commerce; Pershing Rifles. John J. Thomas Washingtori, D.C. B.S. 2N Pres. Sigma Nu; Intramural Track; Vice-Pres. Interfraternity Council. Erma Louise Welsh University Park, Md. B.S. AEA Treas. Presbyterian Club; Fresh- man Week Committee; Historian Alpha Xi Delta; Terrapin ' 41. College of Education WHILE " business as usual " has been impossible during wartime, the program of the College of Education has continued to move ahead. For example, the past year saw the intro- duction of a series of student assem- blies, planned and administered by the Education students themselves. At these social and professional meetings, undergraduates have had a new oppor- tunity to become acquainted with one another and with the faculty. Another innovation has been the Reading Clinic, a service offering skilled direction and technical help to students who wish to correct reading deficiencies or to improve their reading skills. Alert to inevitable post-war prob- Acting Dean Arnold E. Joyal lems, the College is preparing now for a greater and richer service to the schools of Maryland and the Nation. 30 College of Education Vernon Norman Albrecht Baltimore, Md. B.A. Dorothy R. Ayers Baltimore, Md. B.S. Women ' s League. Lucille A. Bowser Silver Spring, Md. B.S. SK Day dodgers Club; Women ' s League ; Activities Cliairman Sigma Kappa. Edith B. Dunford Riverdale, Md. B.S. AAA, 2TE Pres. Mortar EJoard; Pres. W.R.A.; Cheerleader ; Freshman Week Com- mittee; May Day Committee; Vice- Pres. Delta Delta Delta; Senior Week Committee; Pres. Sigma Tau Epsilon; Terrapin; Miss Maryland Court; Manager Women ' s Volley- ball and Basketball. Elizabeth D. Anderson Havre de Grace, Md. B.A. r B, AAA Treas., Pres. Alpha Lambda Delta; International Relations Club; Wo- men ' s League. Helen Jane Biesecker Riverdale, Md. B.A. ASA Daydodgers Club; Y.WC.A.; Pan- Hellenic Council; Vice-Pres., Pres. Alpha Xi Delta; May Day Com- mittee. Betty J . Bryan Chevy Chase, Md. B.S. 2TE Treas. WR.A.; Sec. Sigma Tau Epsilon. Elizabeth Ann Hine Baltimore, Md. B.S. KA, 2TE Mortar Board ; Treas. Kappa Delta ; Vice-Pres. W.R.A.; Physical Edu- cation Club; Cheerleader 2, 3, 4; Victory Council; Canterbury Club; Clef and Key; Intramurals; Y.W. C.A.; Freshman Week Committee; Junior Prom Committee. Clark J. Hldak Baltimore, Md. B.S. SX Baseball; Soccer; Junior Varsity Football. James G. Kinseman Chevy Chase, Md. B.S. SN Baseball ; Basketball ; Advanced ROTC; Rossborough Club. Dorothy M. Merkel Baltimore. Md. B.A. AOn Freshman, Sophomore Prom Com- mittees; Freshman Week Commit- tee; French Club; Diamondback; Women ' s League; Treas. Alpha Omicron Pi; Mortar Board. Barbara Simons Baltimore, Md. B.A. r B Mortar Board; Student Grange; Vice-Pres. International Relations Cvlub; Canterbury Club; Junior Representative Women ' s League; Pres. Victory Council; Activities Chairman of Gamma Phi Beta. Florence Mary Hunter Mt. Rainier, Md. B.S. Sec. Chemistry Club; Methodist Club. Catherine E. MacMorris Takoma Park, Md. B.A. AAn Daydodgers Club; S.G.A.; Terra- pin; Pan-Hellenic Council; Sopho- more Prom Committee; Vice-Chair- man Junior Prom Committee; Vice- Pres., Sec. Alpha Delta Pi. Russell F. Schumacher Baltimore, Md. B.A. 2AE, OAK Glee Club; Diamondback: Swim- ming Club; Pres., Treas. Lutheran Club; Freshman Soccer; Varsity Track; Intramurals; Soc. Chairman, Vice-Pres. Sigma Alpha Epsilon; Interfraternity Council ; Editor " M ' " Book. Eleanor A. Spickard College Park, Md. B.A. College of Education Hannah V. Stevens Baltimore, Md. B.S. 2TE Jane Carolyn Turner University Park, Md. B.S. ASA Home Economics Club; Women ' s Chorus; Riding Club; Calvert De- bate Club. Jeanne Ermold Wirsing Baltimore, Md. B.A. ASA Wesley Club. Gloria M. Stewart Edgewood Arsenal, Md. B.S. W.R.A. ; Swimming Club. Marie K. White Washington, D.C. B.A. KA James B. Witkowski Baltimore, Md. B.S. Advanced ROTC; Rossborough Club; Senior Banquet Committee. Helen G. Zepp Westminster, Md. B.A. College of Engineering Dean S. S. Steinberg THE College of Engineering includes the departments of Chemical, Civil , Electrical, and Mechanical engineering in which a student may obtain his Bachelor ' s and Master ' s degrees. The principal objective of the col- lege during the present emergency is to provide the professional engineers needed to design and construct the tanks, ships, airplanes, and armament necessary for victory. It has been pre- paring men to become officers in the Army and the Navy, and has conducted classes for the men and women through- out the State of Maryland for war in- dustries to expedite production. In addition, the College has utilized its facilities to train enlisted men in the Army Specialized Training Program; has trained pilots for the Army and the Navy; inspectors for aircraft factories, and safety engineers for industrial plants; and its faculty has carried on research of great value in the war effort. 33 College of Engineering Ralph Weaver Bromley Washington, DC. B.S. Daydcxigers Club; A.l.E.E James A. Clark Takoma Park, Md. B.S. Advanced Army; A.S.M.E.; Rifle Team. J . Carroll Curlander Baltimore, Md. B.S. TBn Donald S. Delahay Sparrows Point, Md. B.S. ATQ Freshman Lacrosse; A.S.M.E. ; Ter- rapin ; Vice-Pres. Alpha Tau Omega. Frank Leo Ahern, Jr. Washington, D.C. B.S. ATQ A.S.M.E. ; Daydodgers Club. Harold B. Atkinson, Jr. Chevy Chase, Md. B.S. Treas. A.I.Ch.E. Harold O. Balough Baltimore, Md. B.S. TBn A.S.M.E.; Vice-Pres. Tau Beta Pi. Victor E. Bieber Chevy Chase, Md. B.S. A.S.M.E. Bruce Holden Burnside Washington, D.C. B.S. A. I .E.E. ; Daydodgers Club. TBn Manuel P. Comulada West Lanham, Md. B.S. A.S.M.E. AAT Clifton B. Currin Bethesda, Md. B.S. OAK,TBn,AXS, I HS, l ' K I " M " Club; A.I.Ch.E.; Varsity Rifle Team; Engineering Student Council; Treas. Alpha Chi Sigma; Vice-Pres. Tau Beta Pi; Vice-Pres. Phi Eta Sigma ; Pres. Omicron Delta Kappa; Captain ROTC; Junior Prom Committee; Intramural E3ox- ing; Daydodgers Club. Carl W. Eicker Greenwich, Conn. B.S. A.S.M.E.; Rifle Team. B.S. Paul D. Arthur Washington, D.C. H2. TBn David William Baker Damascus, Md. B.S. A.S.M.E.; Wesley Club; Student Band ; Student Orchestra. A.S.M.E. Earl B. Bell Baltimore, Md. B.S. Robert Lee Borenstein Baltimore, Md. B.S. SAM College of Engineering Roy S. Eckert Washington, D.C. B.S. Treas. A.S.M.E. SX Aleck S. Evans Lonaconing, Md. B.S. A.S.C.E. Arthur C. Farnham Washington, DC. B.S. ■I ' SK Sec. Rossborough Club; Interfra- temity Council; Pershing Rifles; Prcs. Phi Sigma Kappa, Edward Paul Fine Baltimore, Md. B.S. A.I.Ch.E.; Chemistry Club; Intra- murals; A.I.Ch.E. Bowling Team. »«- 1 - iiT if J. Robert Esher, Jr. Washington, D.C. B.S. OAK, TBn, HS Vice-Pres. Phi Eta Sigma; Pres. Daydodgers; Chairman A.I.E.E.; Old Line Network; Captain ROTC. Kenneth J . Evans Takoma Park, Md. B.S. l K Vice-Pres., Inductor, Sentinel Phi Sigma J appa Boxing; Baseball; Glee Club; A.S.M.E. Rossborough Club ; DwiGHT O. Fearnow Williams jDort, Md. B.S. AAT A.S.M.E.; Sec, Treas., Prcs. Glee Club; S.M.A.C; Clef and Key; Rossborough Club; Sec. Alpha Lambda Tau; Pershing Rifles; In- terfraternity Council. John J. Fishbein Washington, DC. B.S. A.S.M.E. Evan D. Fisher Takoma Park, Md. B.S. A.S.M.E.; Student Band; Daydod- gers Club. George W. Gibble Silver Storing, Md. B.S. 2AE Pershing Rifles; A.I.Ch.E. Chair- man. Jerome W. Golomb Washington, D.C. B.S. A.S.M.E. Grantham T. Graham Washington, DC. B.S. nAE Daydodgers Club; A.S.C.E.; Ross- borough Club; Circulation Manager Diamondback; Pershing Rifles. Miriam K. Gerla Washington, D.C. B.S. AAA Pres., Social Chairman Daydodgers Club; Sec. A.S.M.E.; Women ' s Chorus; Fencing Club; Archery; Treas. Alpha Lambda Delta; Mor- tar Board. William W. Goldsworthy Takoma Park, Md. B.S. Daydodgers Club; Trail Club. Charles E. Gottlieb Washington. DC. B.S. A.S.M.E. Philip A. Grill, Jr. Baltimore, Md. B.S. AS , TBII A.S.C.E.; Treas. Delta Sigma Phi. College of Engineering George A. Kaufmann Berwyn, Md. B.S. Daydodgers Club. Max F. Kerschensteiner Baltimore, Md- B.S. AAT A.S.M.E.; Pres. Alpha Lambda Tau; Treas. Interfraternity Council. James W. Kirkpatrick Cumberland. Md. B.S. A.S.M.E. Lynn T. Loomis, Jr. Mt. Rainier, Md. B.S. A.S.C.E.; Intramurals, John A. Gurklis Waterbury, Conn. B.S. AX2, TBn Newman Club; A.S.C.E. ; Tennis. Randolph A. Harding, Jr. Baltimore, Md. B.S. TBn, OAK A.S.M.E. William P. Helbock New Rochelle, N.Y. B.S. Ae, OAK Football ; Track ; Pres. Junior Class ; A.S.M.E.; " M " Club; Victory Council; Sec. Phi Delta Theta; Advanced ROTC (Captain) ; Vice- Pres. O.D.K. Edward J . Hurson Silver Spring, Md. B.S. SN A.I.E.E.; Treas. Sigma Nu; Intra- mural Basketball; Varsity Baseball; Football. William George Keat Washington, DC. B.S. SN Diamondback; Lacrosse; Football; Baseball (Freshman) ; Treas. A.S.C. Millard F. Kirk Philadelphia, Pa. B.S. Pershing Rifles; Swimming Club; A.S.C E; Terrap in. Joseph W. Kriz, Jr. Baltimore, Md. B.S. Sec. and Chairman A.I.E.E.; Radio Club. Charles Richard Lund Catonsville, Md. B.S. Vice-Pres. A.S.M.E. Daniel S. Harbaugh Hyattsville, Md. B.S. 2X A.I.Ch.E.; Pershing Rifles; Ad- vanced ROTC (1st Lieut.). George W. Harmon, Jr. Silver Spring, Md. B.S. A.I.Ch.E. SX Edward L. Hoffman Lansdowne, Md. B.S. KA A.S.M.E.; Football; Boxing Man- ager; Lutheran Club; Latch Key. Arthur E. Jehle Hyattsville, Md. B.S. Glee Club; Pres. A.I.E.E.;S.M.A.C. M MJi College of Engineering Gene Howard Melton Washington, DC. B.S. A.I.E.E. Leonard Michaelson Washington, DC. B.S. A.S.M.E. Arthur E. Naylor, Jr. Oakland, Md. B.S. AS A.I.EE. Henry H. Osborne, Jr. Fort Meade, Md. B.S. A.S.M.E. Lyal N. M erriken Federalsburg, Md. B.S. A.I.E.E.; Old Line Network; Radio Club; Daydodgers Club. Carson F. Moyer Baltimore, Md. B.S. TBn, OAK Pres. A.S.M.E.; Pre.s. O.D.K.; Daydodgers Club. George N. Nikolopoulos Washington, DC. B.S. A.I.Ch.E. Lieut.). AXS Advanced ROTC (1st Edward R. Pierce, Jr. Washington, D.C. B.S. i i;k, TBn A.S.M.E.; Advanced ROTC (2nd Lieut.) Signal Corps; Old Line Ad- vertising Staff. B.S. A.S.M.E. Donald E. Pilcher Silver Spring, Md. AAT Millard C. Ross, Jr. Catonsville, Md. B.S. A.S.M.E. Ira Schwartz Baltimore, Md. B.S. A.S.M.E. Morton S. Silberstein Washington, D.C. B.S. 4 A, TBn, I H2, OAK Pres. A.S.M.E.; Pres., Sec. Tau Beta Pi ; Orchestra. Edward C. Polhamus Washington, DC. B.S. A.S.M.E.; Baseball. Carroll L. Rowny Dundalk, Md. B.S. SX Lacrosse; Interfraternity Council Diamondback; Swimming Club Trail Club; Advanced ROTC A.S.C.E.; Intramural Basketball Softball; Football. Lisle H. Senser, Jr. Mt. Rainier, Md. B.S. Treas. A S.M.E. Kenneth W. Simpson, Jr. Kensington, Md. B.S. A.S.C.E. College of Engineering R. Marsh Steiding Midland, Md. B.S. 2AE Chairman and Treas. A.I.Ch.E.; Director and Composer of Varsity Show ' 43; Historian Clef and Key; S M.A.C.; Pres. Sigma Alpha Epsi- lon. William Earle Sturges, Jr. Washington, D.C. B.S. TBn A.I.C.E. Oscar Palmer Swecker Baltimore, Md. B.S. $2N A.S.M.E. Nelson H. Van Wie Riverdale Heights, Md. B.S. AAT A.S.M.E. Charles E. White Anacostia, D.C. B.S. A.S.M.E. B.S. A.S.M.E. Ralph E. Stine Knoxville, Md. TKE Draper K. Sutcliffe Washington, D.C. B.S. Treas. and Vice-Pres. A.S.C.E. Orchestra ; Daydodgers Club. N. Willis Todd Preston, Md. B.S. SX Pres. Sigma Chi; Swimming Club; Victory Council; Vice-Pres. and Pres. A.S.C.E. ; Sec. Interfraternity Council; Junior Prom Committee. Jere Clifford Wannan Washington, DC. B.S. 2X Vice-Pres. Sigma Chi; A.S.M.E. Gerald E. Wilkinson Riverdale, Md. B.S. A.I.Ch.E.; Daydodgers Club; Cal- vert Debating Club. College of Home Economics Dean Marie Mount THE College of Home Economics endeavors to prepare its students for homemaking as well as for work in professional fields. The latter is espe- cially important, since Home Eco- nomics trained women are vital today in our defense industries. Because of wartime demands, the college has laid emphasis on its course work, on con- servation of food and some supplies, and the renovation and care of clothing and home furnishings. After reaching their junior year, students elect a major from General Home Economics, Home Economics Education, Textiles and Clothing, Practical Art, Extension, Institutional Management, or Foods and Nutrition. The College of Home Economics also maintains a home management house in which senior girls gain practical ex- perience in the manifold problems of running a home. 39 College of Home Economics Dorothy A. Barnard Washington, DC. B.S. KA Women ' s Chorus; Y.W.C. A. Phyllis Virginia Brooks Washington, DC. B.S. r I B Diamondback; Y.W.C. A.; Presby- terian Club; Home Economics Club. Ann-Revell Chadeayne St. Louis, Mo. B.S. KKr, ox Vice-Pres. Kappa Kappa Gamma; Pres. Omicron Nu; Newman Club; Freshman Week Committee. Mary P. Conklin Washington, D.C. B.S. Orchestra. Aon Hattie Alberta Cross Croome, Md. B.S. Women ' s Chorus; Women ' s League. Elizabeth L. Fell Nottingham, Pa. B.S. Home Exonomics Club; Glee Club; Social Chairman Wesley Club. Jane Gambrill White Marsh, Md. B.S. nAE Diamondback; Women ' s Chorus; Home Economics Club. Virginia Ellen Giles Washington, D.C. B.S. KA Home Economics Club; Y.W.C. A.; Daydodgers Club. Audrey H. Dugdale Baltimore, Md. B.S. ON Terrapin; Home Economics Club. Harriett Brock Ford Kennedyville, Md. B.S. KA Sec. Canterbury Club; Home Eco- nomics Club; Y.W.C.A.; W.R.A.; Sec. Kappa Delta; Women ' s League; Diamondback; House Pres. Kappa Delta. Edna Mae Gilbert Laurel, Md. B.S. OX Vice-Pres. Home Economics Club. Helen E. Heiss Washington, D.C. B.S. Daydodgers Club; Trail Club. IsABELLE Hamilton Boswell Washington, DC. B.S. Footlight Club; Clef and Key; " Af " Boofe Staff . Sarah Frances Brown Laurel, Md. B.S. Home Economics Club. Ruth Georgiana Chapman Hyattsville, Md. B.S. Home Economics Club. Martha Ann Cotterman B.S. College Park, Md. KKr, ON, nAE Mortar Board; Pres., Sec., Treas. Pi Delta Epsilon; Editor-in-Chief, Managing Editor, Associate Editor Terrapin; Pres., Vice-Pres., Treas. Home Economics Club; Sec, Lee. Student Grange; Freshman, Sopho- more. Junior Prom Committees; Freshman Week Committee; Can- terbury Club; Vice-Pres. Mortar Board ; Vice-Pres. Omicron Nu. College of Home Economics Marilyn Henderson Chevy Chase, Md. B.S. KKr, 0 Sec. Footlight; " Three Cornered Moon " ; Sec, Pres. Baptist Club; Nutrition Chairman Victory Coun- cil; Pres. Mortar Board; Home Eco- nomics Club; Vice-Pres. Kappa Kappa Gamma; Activities and ScholarshipChairmanKappa Kappa Gamma; Day dodgers Club; Fresh- man Week Committee. Virginia Jane Hutchinson Takoma Park, Md. B.S. AOn Home Economics Club; Old Line: Girls ' Rifle Team; Presbyterian Club; Victory Council. Mary Helen Keough Monroe, Mich. B.S. KA Home Economic Club; Newman Club. Grayce Elaine Martin Washington, DC. B.S. ASA Daydodgers Club. Edna Jeanne Hovey Columbia, Pa. B.S. KKr, ON Footlight Club; Presbyterian Club; Home Economics Club. Winifred Ellen Jeffers Washington, D.C. B.S. ASA Women ' s Chorus ; Women ' s League ; Victory Council; Home Economics Club; Clef and Key. Beverly Ladd Chevy Chase, Md. B.S. Footlight Club; Swimming Club. Margaret L. Martin Bethesda, Md. B.S. ON Daydodgers Club; Home Econom- ics Club. Dorothy V. McCallister Reisterstown, Md. B.S. AAA Pres. Delta Delta Delta; Vice-Pres., Treas. Women ' s League; May Day Court. E. Joyce Murdock Indianhead, Md. B.S. r4 B Home Economics Club; Victory Council. Sarah Elizabeth Reid College Park, Md. B.S. Barbara Rivenburgh Washington, DC. B.S. r B Home Economics Club; Pan-Hcl- Icnic Council. Ann H. Morgis Washington, DC. B.S. Masako Nagao Manzanar, Calif. B.S. ON Baptist Student Union; Home Eco- nomics Club ; Y.W.C.A. Agnes E. Richmond Lonaconing. Md. B.S. Betty Laura Rowley Takoma Park, Md. B.S. KA Y.W.C.A.; Diamondback; Junior Prom Committee; Sec, Treas. Home Economics Club; Sergeant- at-Arms Kappa Delta; Parliamen- tarian Kappa Delta; Sophomore Prom Committee; May Day Com- mittee. College of Home Economics B.S. HillelClub. Florence Spivak Flushing, N.Y. si: Elizabeth T. Uhler Frederick, Md. B.S. Helen Adair Walker Gailhersburg, Md. B.S. KA Lecturer Grange; Sec. Wesley Club; Editor Kappa Delta; Riding Club. Evelyn Pauline Wasserman « Baltimore, Md. B.S. S2 Jeanne Rudelius Honolulu, T.H. B.S. AAA, SAO, STE Trcas. Footllght Club; Vice-Chair- man Student Board; Clef and Key; Pres. Sigma Tau Epsilon Edith Janet Scales Richmond, Va. B.S. Varsity Cheerleader; House Pres. Anne Arundel Hall. Eleanor May Seiter Baltimore, Md. B.S. AAA, ON Footlight Club; Cheerleader; Sec. Pan-Hellenic. Marean D. S. Shea Washington, DC. B.S. KA Home Economics Club; Y.W.C.A.; Treas. Kappa Delta. Olive Jean Smith Baltimore, Md. B.S. ASA Clef and Key; Treas. Alpha Xi Delta. Lucy Jane Stewart Manhasset, N.Y. B.S. ZK Footlight Club; Canterbury Club; Sigma Kappa; Women ' s Chorus; May Day Court; Registrar Sigma Kappa. Gloria Waldman Hyattsville, Md. B.S. AE Home Economics Club; Interna- tional Relations Club; Diamond- back; Vice-Pres. Alpha Sigma; Wo- men ' s League; Freshman Week Committee; Sec. Hillel Club. Ruth Serena Walton Chevy Chase, D.C. B.S. Aon Home Economics Club; Vice-Pres. Alpha Omicron Pi; Victory Coun- cil; Y.W.C.A. Mildred Whitlow Bethesda, Md. B.S. AAn, ox Women ' s Committee; Canterbury Club; Riding Club; Home Econom- ics Club. B.S. Old Line: Lina Mae Saum Riverdale, Md. Aon Victory Council. Catherine Schmoll Takoma Park, Md. B.S. ASA Sec, Treas. Student Government; War Bond Queen; Pres. Alpha Xi Delta. Mary E. Sharp Ambler, Pa. B.S. KA Treas. Home Economics Club. Mary Howard Simmons Cambridge, Md. B.S. KKT Rush Chairman Kappa Kappa Gamma; Victory Council; Ter- Nancy Spies Easton, Md. B.S. ASA, ON Pres. Omicron Nu ; Home Economics Club. Millicent E. Wright University Park, Md. B.S. ASA Pan-Hellenic Council. School of Nursing Superintendent Ivy B. Clifford THE vital need for trained nurses, both at home and abroad, has pro- vided an inspiration to the young wo- men of America to offer themselves for a work which will contribute much toward making the world a better place in which to live. This has been reflected by a greatly increased enroll- ment in the beginning classes at the University of Maryland School of Nursing. The accelerated course now being offered by the Maryland School of Nursing will not limit the student ' s opportunities for a successful career in a post-war world. The valuable expe- rience which is gained through contact with the Navy Nursing Corps should prove a fine supplement to the work in the nursing school. Nurses who join the corps do not feel they are making a sacrifice, for their only desire is to reinforce the courage of the men who are giving everything to preserve our nation. 43 Alice Margaret Elste Baltimore, Md. Janet Re id Gow Ransomville, N.Y. Mary Ellen Hertzog Morganlown, W.Va. Henrietta K. Hubbard Hurlock, Md. School of 7S[ursing Virginia June Beane Bluefield, W.Va. Lorraine Brechbiel Cumberland, Md. Jo Ann Whitworth Brill Caionsville, Md. B.S. Caroline Elizabeth Clinite Silver Spring, Md. B.S. Jeannette Elaine Gingrich Waynesboro, Pa. B.S. HiLDWiN Clare Headley Baltimore, Md. B.S. Jane Grosh Hornbaker Hagerstown, Md. Doris Mae Kessler Augusta, Ga. Katharine E. Bloom Baltimore, Md. Marjorie Amber Brigham Rockville, Md. B.S. Margaret Susan Clarke Glens ide. Pa. B.S. Lois Estelle Coffman Martinsburg, Pa. School of J lursing ElOISE RaE KlNDlG Littlesloivn, Pa. Mary Florence Laws Snoiv Hill, Md. Ann Elizabeth Love Cambridge, Md. B.S. Angeline Magalotti Masontoivn, Pa. Myrtle June Kite McGaheysville, Va. Annette Catherine Leaf Elkridge, Md. Margaret Mae Ludwig Sparrows Point, Md. B.S. Marjorie Elain McCann Takoma Park, Md. B.S. Dorothy Jean Nelson East Riverdale Heights, Md. B.S. Ellen Lorraine Olson Johnstown, Pa. Ruth Lenore Strother Morgantown, W.Va. Helen Edythe Williams Randallstown, Md. Elizabeth Perrin Wright Bel Air, Md. Mildred Lorraine Yingling Westminster, Md. The best of care. Terrapin in the making. Let ' s talk turkey. Les Bailey becomes an S.A.E. Maryland ' s War Bond Queen for ' 44. Rat pays tribute. 46 ORGATilZATIOTsiS Lost old clubs still cDntinued their work this year, and several new ones took their place on campus. The Student Victory Council was formed to unite the students in their work toward working for that goal of peace. Several organizations were forced to become inactive because of the wartime depletion in membership, but those that did continue activities worked hard to keep going until the time when things could again be done on the larger scale of pre-war " Maryland " days. 47 Student Board HEADED by Frannie Pfeiffer, the first woman chairman, and by Roland Adams, who took over at the start of the winter quarter, the Student Board, the link between the student body and the administration of the University, strove to increase school spirit and to bring about a closer re- lationship between civilians and the A.S.T.P. by sponsoring numerous drives and social affairs on the wartime campus. A backward glance over the past year reveals that the Student Board was extremely active. Its accomplish- ments included weekly dances and com- munity sings for both civilians and soldiers; the second Autumn Carnival, which was highlighted by a Black and Gold Ball in the Coliseum ; the clean-up campaign headed by Phyllis Palmer; the Red Cross drive under Roland Adams ; and a student assembly held in the Coliseum at which Theodore Mc- Keldin, mayor of Baltimore, was the principal speaker. The Student Board discusses campus problems. Everson, Lasswell, Cameron, Adams, Kephart, Rechner, Bishton. 48 Student Victory Council THE Student Victory Council, which was originally established as a subdivision of the committee for Uni- versi ty Defense, did much during the year to further student participation in the war effort. Membership con- The Victory Council plans another successful drive. sisted of representatives from each sorority, fraternity, and dormitory as well as any students interested in work- ing on projects sponsored by the Coun- cil. Presidents for the year included Ruth Buchanan and Bob Bishton. Among activities sponsored by the Council was the Community War Fund drive which netted $1,500. During the first Blood Donor Drive, 443 pints of blood were donated by the students and the second drive yielded still more. Twelve cases of cigarettes were sent overseas as a result of the " " Smokes for the Yanks " drive held during the fall quarter. The biggest success was the War Bond drive which secured $400,- 000 worth of Bonds to buy a Fairchild Trainer. First row: Coseboom, Bishton, Snyder, Falk. Second row: Maxwell, Richards, George, Burris, Zeigler, Stout, Reid, Dobihal, Plitt. Third row: Barnes, Bull, Clark, Ring, Day, Watson, Caplan, White, Jenkins, Reside, Lingle, Rechner, Dr. Bamford. Fourth row: MacVeigh, DeGrazier, Smelkinson, Harden, Eickelberg, Jenkins, Hughes, Cluster, Cohen, Helm, Scull. 49 T-E-A-M So they may live. Spirit of ' 44. New Armory becoming a reality. Gamma Phi Beta cops cup. Clubs carried on. 50 White, Stamp, Reid, Carrington. Publications Board THE Publications Board, which is composed of five members of the faculty, the editors of the various stu- dent publications, and the president of Pi Delta Epsilon, honorary journalism fraternity; the Student Board and the Women ' s League, continued to serve Maryland publications in an advisory capacity. The Board members met regularly during the year to pass on new appointments for the various pub- lications and to decide other matters of policy and management. Two fac- ulty members of the Board served the publications directly as advisors. Faculty members during the year included Acting Dean of Men James H. Reid, who served as chairman; Adele Stamp, Dean of Women; Dr. Charles B. Hale, chairman of the De- partment of English; Dr. Charles E. White, of the Department of Chemis- try; and O. R. Carrington, of the De- partment of Publications. Look what Santa brought us! W ' si ! . lit ' ,, ---- . JK 51 Martha Ann Cotterman Editor-in - Chief Terrapin EVEN with photographer difficulties, advanced deadlines, and a budget reduced to a shoestring, the women staff members of the 1944 yearbook dis- proved the statement that this is a man ' s world and carried on the Terra- pin tradition in top order. Changes] had to be made in every direction. Even the office was moved from its former position to rooms once occupied by the Old Line and Diamond- back. More than ever before the Ter- rapin portrayed a year of activities on a wartime campus. Editor-in-Chief Martha Ann Cotter- man missed sleep and classes to keep appointments and meet deadlines ; Bus- iness Manager Barbara Kephart defied tradition and proved that a woman can really balance a budget; Women ' s Edi- tor Lovie McDonnell did a sterling job Barbara Kephart Business Manager Eleanor Jenkins Managing Editor Elinor McDonnell Women ' s Editor 52 of looking after many pages of copy; Managing Editor Betty Jenkins han- dled layout and pictures like a veteran; and Sammy Brooks, the only male on the staff, contributed many fine pic- tures. Under the helpful guidance and watchful eye of Mr. Carrington the whole staff worked hard until that final deadline was met and the book went to press. In addition to Mr. Carrington ' s in- valuable aid we are indebted to Harry P. Lavelle of the Thomsen-Ellis-Hut- ton Co., Mr. Paul Love of Advertisers Engraving Co., and Mr. Joseph Young and Mr. Sidney Bayne of the Guild Photographers. STAFF Martha Ann Cotterman, Editor-in-Chief: Barbara Kepiiart, Business Manager; Elinor McDonnell, Women ' s Editor; Eleanor Jenkins, Managing Editor; Samuel Brooks, PhotograjDhy Editor. Assistants: Kerry Arnold, Mary Dixon Ashley, Christopher Bowles, Yvonne Britt, Anna Margaret Clark, Poe Ewell, Betty Catch, Jane Grigsby, Dorothy Hargrove, Vera Hart- man, Shirley Knibb, William Lowery, George McVeigh, Jack McVeigh, Louise Richards, Jeanne Rowley, Emogene Simmons, Mary Howard Simmons, Elizabeth Smith, Patricia Ward. This is the way it ' s done. First row: Jenkins, McDonnell, Cotterman, Kephart, Richards, Grigsby. Second row: Smith, Clark, Hartman, Rowley, Ewell, Ward. Third row: Simmons, Baliles, Bowles, Gatch, Fusselbaugh, Rowley. 53 Powers of the press. Diamondback There ' s a war on " says your Dia- mondback through its continual publicity of war bond, blood donor, and Red Cross Fund drives. But, behind the scenes of the newspaper, a rapid transition was being made from peace- time to wartime operations. Publica- tion was temporarily interrupted when the quarter system went into effect in July. Jackie Brophy, the first woman Edi- in-Chief in the history of the paper, took over in the summer quarter with a handful of writers. War conditions restricted publications to once a week instead of the former twice a week. The members of the A.S.T.P. took over the back page under the title of the ' ' Gig Sheet. ' ' Columns such as ' " Mourn- ing Report " and " Military Slant " Jacqueline Brophy Editor, Summer Quarter Leslie Bailey Editor, Fall Quarter Donald Everson Editor, Spring Quarter 54 helped add spice to the sheet as well as to bring news of the A.S.T. ' s activities on campus. Other columns which be- gan in the fall quarter included " Dead- line Drivel " written by Russ Schu- macher until his graduation in March when Arthur McDearmon took over. " Serving Uncle Sam " brought news of former University of Maryland stu- dents now in the armed forces. Les Bailey, Editor-in-Chief during the fall quarter, graduated in Decem- ber and the third editor of the year, Don Everson, took over the top job. " Campus Candids " sprang up in the first issue of 1944 and alumni news be- came a definite part of the paper. Throughout the year the Diamond- back and the Student Board coordi- nated their work and supported one another on every project either started. The 1943-44 Diamondback continued its policy of presenting the facts despite the wartime difficulties constantly aris- ing on a wartime campus. STAFF Leslie Bailey, Catherine Briggs, David Brood, Samuel Brooks, Jacqueline Brophy, Hortense Bunting, Jean Burnside, Constance Campbell, Irene Caplan, Jean Crosthwait, Donald Everson, Jane Gambrill, Geraldine Gladville, Mary Marker, Geraldine Hathaway, Margaret Hemple, Margaret Hughes, Dorothy Jackson, Veatrice Johnson, David Lambert, Roberta Leighton, Charles Mclntire, Elizabeth Milne, Carolyn Moody, Jean Nilsson, Doris Palmer, Lovedy Pedlow, Marjorie Pfeiffer, Margaret Quarngesser, Marjorie Ranney, Bar- bara Reed, Virginia Reed, Joyce Reside, Eliza- beth Ring, Ardelle Robberson, Edith Scales, Wilson Schmidt, Lucille Stringer, Barbara Totman, Ann Troxell, Ruth Vial, Frederick Walker, Jean Warfield, Phyllis Whitcomb. Seated: Everson, Reed, Hemple, Gambrill, Jordon. Second row: Hughes, Pelczar, Ring, Milne, Gladville, Johnson, Whitcomb. Third row: Spence, Schumacher, Smiler, Lambert, Harlow. 55 " V if » » M " Book Russell Schumacher Editor THE exigencies of war created a much smaller " M " Book this fall, but that did not mean less work. The need for the booklet was announced a couple weeks before the end of the sum- mer quarter, and Russ Schumacher took over the job of organizing a staff and having the book ready in printed form for the newly-arriving freshpnen. Russ was lucky to gather personnel with experience in publication work. Don Everson, as Managing Editor, had valuable contacts and knowledge of the printing business. Bob Spence and Jane Gambrill had experience on the Diamondback. Art OKeefe had worked on the Old Line. Janet Lingle was our typist and a loyal office worker. After several all night sessions and in spite of exam week, the book was ready for the printers. The mid-semes- ter holidays were broken up by fre- quent trips to the printer and at last the book appeared at a freshman rally in record time. Its purpose was to pre- sent an over-all survey of the campus to beginning students. Everson, O ' Keefe, Schumacher, Gambrill, Spence. 56 First row: Royal, McKee, Mears, Stringer, Merriken, Pedlow, Stapp, Richards, Burris. Second row: Arnold, Gamble, George, Coyle, Gantz, Foulkes, Reside. Third row: Ellsworth, Arslanian, Walker, Reed, Smith, Utman, Jones. Old Line Network A MEMBER of the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System, the Old Line Network was one of the few col- lege networks in the country to con- tinue activities during the year. Musi- cal programs ran the gammut from " Cats Heaven with Evans " to the more seri- ous classical programs. Campus news, Round Table discussions, and inter- views were also on schedule. Charles Mears headed the network and Dave Hill was Technical Advisor. Henry Fricke, Publicity Manager, Lu- cille Stringer, Head of the Business Staff, Jim Stapp, Chief Announcer, and Lovie McDonnell, Head of Script Writing, all deserved praise for the fine work accomplished. You re on the air! 57 Edith Simmons and John Stuntz, presidents during the year. ALTHOUGH working under extreme jTx. difficulties this year, the Foot- light Club managed to maintain the theatre tradition that " the show must go on. " Credit goes to Edith Simmons who piloted the club through several successful shows. The summer quarter was bright- ened by a production of Gertrude Footlight Club Tonkonogh ' s " Three Cornered Moon. " Bobbie McKee played her first lead in the part of Elizabeth Rimplegar and Ben Williamowsky added the " so they lived happily ever after " note in his role as Dr. Stevens. This was the last production directed by Dr. Hale. The next performance of the year was Sidney Howard ' s " The Silver Cord. " Roberta Kells, in her last per- formance before graduation, gave us something to remember her by with her splendid portrayal of Mrs. Phelps. Mr. McCollom, of the English Department did a fine job of directing. In the third and final play on the bill, John Van Druten and Lloyd Mor- ris ' " The Damask Cheek, " President A scene from " The Silver Cord. " Ah, Art! Curtain, two minutes! 58 A storm brewing between Edith Simmons and Bobbie McKee. John Stuntz turns peacemaker in " The Damask Cheek. " Edith Simmons in the lead contested Bobbie McKee for the love of John Stuntz. This play was ably directed by Mrs. Norman Macleod. The various stage crews, headed by Jack Frost, also deserved a hand for the fine work accomplished in securing props and preparing scenery and drops for the various productions. In February the club went under the sponsorship of the Speech Department. This collaboration has resulted in great plans for the future of dramatics on the Maryland campus. First row: Gamble, McKee, Wolowitz, Keeney, Call. Second row: Owings, Frost, Simmons, Stuntz, Henderson. Third row: Ford, Berkman, Weber, Walker, Cory, McKim, Richards, Weston, Williamowsky, Rudelius, Hovey, Hughes. 59 S.M.A.C. Steiding, Fredrickson, Mumford, Dr. Randall, Holiday, Schumacher, Pelczar. The Student Musical Activities Committee serves as the advisory group for campus musical organizations at Mary- land. Among the committees ' more important duties is to budget the finances for the musical groups. Irene Fredrick- son served as president, and Professor Harlan Randall was faculty advisor. Clef and Key, guided by President Marsh Steiding, held regular meetings this year even though the continuation of further productions was temporarily ceased. However, the organization laid plans for the future when it will be again possible to present its popular operettas and Varsity Shows. Clef and Key First row: Randall, Pitt- man. Second row: Pelc- zar, Stringer, Pedlow, Troxell. Third row: Professor Randall, Steid- ing, Frost. 60 Orchestra ONE of the most outstanding and active organizations on campus, the University of Maryland Student Concert Orchestra, outdid itself this year and completed one of its most successful seasons by taking part in numerous University functions. The orchestra was under the direction of Harlan Randall who was assisted by Joseph M. Powers. Membership in the organization was greatly increased this year as was re- vealed in the December concert held in the Agriculture auditorium. The or- chestra numbered almost forty mem- bers who worked hard and contributed to make the concert a great success. Concerts were also presented on cam- pus regularly each quarter. In addi- tion, the orchestra furnished the music for several teas and receptions, and was an important part of the graduation day programs. Civilian men and women students, as well as members of the Army Spe- cialized Training, were included in the group. By becoming a part of the Con- cert Orchestra, members enjoyed the advantages of securing further practice and instruction in playing their own particular instruments in addition to becoming better acquainted with other students and A.S.T.P. whose interests centered about the same field. During this year Bill Holliday worked hard as president to guide the group ' s activities. He was assisted by the Vice-President, Bill Mickey; Secretary, Lois Walker; and Treasurer, Barbara Mumford. 61 First row: Hathaway, Evans, Atkinson, Fredrickson, Pruitt, Randall, Froehlich, Schellhas, MacLeod. Second row: Buckner, Alden, Curran, Davis, McKee, Wilson, Wintermere, Bunting, Waters. Third row: Love, Zeigler, Blackman, Hailman, Wilhide, Sinclair, Soden, Peterson, Merritt, DeTar. Fourth row: Brown, Gelinas, Daly, Schnyder, Foulkes, Hall, Fell, Price, McComas, Johnson, Haring, Murray. Fifth row: Dr. Randall. Women ' s Chorus THE increased interest in musical activities this year on the Mary- land campus was evidenced by the growth in membership and the great success of the many repertoires pre- sented by the Women ' s Chorus. Under the guidance and leadership of Profes- sor Harlan Randall the group not only entertained on campus but also at many nearby communities in spite of wartime transportation difficulties. The chorus contributed its part to- ward National Defense when it sang for the servicemen at the United Serv- ice Organizations at Laurel and at An- napolis. One of the most interesting trips was the visit to the Stage Door Canteen in Washington. We all remember the successful Christmas party that was held in the New Gym Armory just before the holi- days. In addition to the presentation of many well-known carols, there was a community sing in which the civilian students, as well as the members of the Army Specialized Training Program took part. Later in the school year, the group presented several other equally well-attended community sings. Heading the Women ' s Chorus in its many activities was President Irene Fredrickson, who was assisted by Vice-President Betty Atkinson; Secre- tary Ramona Randall; and Treasurer Vivian Pruitt. 62 Riding Club First row: Rogers, Bowles, Fusselbaugh, Arps, Bowie, Robberson. Second row: Graham, Wunder, Shields, Dowries, Neish. For those interested in horsemanship and the finer points of riding the Riding Club furnished many interesting activities. Picnic suppers, moonlight rides, and fox hunts were some of the diversions that helped to promote the club ' s popularity on campus. Guided by President Jerry Williams, the Women ' s Recrea- tion Association continued to work for the betterment of women ' s athletics on the Maryland campus. Among the activi- ties sponsored were after-dinner dances for servicemen, a hockey sports day, and managing and officiating at intramural basketball and volleyball tournaments. W.R.A Firs trow .•Burgess,Brown , DeLoach, Richards. Sec- ond row: Shrier, Bur- dette. Dr. Benton, Grif- fith, Bumside. 63 Religious Life Committee First row: Randall, Les- lie, Johnson, Holm. Sec- ond row: Gewhar, Her- ring, White, Reid, Hamil- ton. By encouraging religious understanding among the various denominational groups on campus, the Religious Life Com- mittee has been instrumental in stimulating student interest in religion, which is more important than ever during the dark days of war. Headed by President Marilyn Henderson, the Baptist Stu- dent Union held daily " noon hour devotionals " in the Old Library, while Thursday evenings were reserved for the Bible discussion group. The club also edited its own paper, The Baptist Student. • m hl,l Baptist Student Union First row: Meade, Pfeif- fer, Henderson, Savage, Stewart, Nelson. Second row: Ecboe, Beachy, Cul- berson, Kaufmann, Ste- vens, Tourney, Collins, Seviour, Larson. 64 Canterbury Club First row: Harding, Pol- lack, Pratt, Pfeiffer, Rev. Acton, Hines, Brock, Searls. Second royv: Carre, Sanderson, Ford, Woelfel, Harding, Ginn, McNeil, Lillie, Russell. Third row: Kelleher, Hunley, Monocrusos, Mil- len, Greene, Whitcomb, Brown, Burnside, Troxell, Ward, Smith, Gamble, Eads. Fourth row: Walker, Niblitt, Lund- quist, Watson, DeGrazier, Hall, Bunting, Allen, Row- ley, Ford, Bundy. Headed by President Frannie Pfeiffer and later by Charles Eads, the activities of the Canterbury Club included a Valen- tine dance for the A.S.T.P. chorus, many outstanding speakers, and interesting movies as well as a trip to the Washington Cathedral. In addition to publishing a bi-monthly paper, the Hillel Club served cold suppers on Friday nights to members of the A.S.T.P. on campus. A committee composed of two representatives from each class presided over the clubs activities during the year. HiUel Club First row: Bravman, Barban, Rubin. Second row: Seligman, Cohen, Rabbi Youngerman, Stein Goldhagen. 1 %SiB ' J 1 -f a WX7 _ 65 Lutheran Club First row: Taber, Gil- bert, Highbarger, Dans- berger, Bone, Simpson, Curran, Giersoman, Shin- ham. Second row: Hoff- man, Armstrong, Owens, Kidwell, Dr. Holm, Zeig- ler, Beacham, Johnson, Sussman. Under the guidance of Dr. B. J. Holm, the Lutheran Club at its bi-monthly meetings presented many well-known speakers, including a representative from the Norwegian Embassy, and held numerous group discussions. Elaine Kid- well served as president during the year. This Catholic Club on campus fostered the spiritual, intel- lectual, and social interests of the students. Bi-weekly meetings with guest speakers were conducted regularly and, under Father Terence ' s guidance, special after- noon Masses were celebrated during Lent for the military personnel. Newman Club First row: Novak, Trim- ble, Burke, Laskowski, Mudd, Finn, Van Munch- ing, Schloemer. Second row: Tamason, Daly, Marrow, Troy, Bowling, Wiesenborn, Higgens. Third row: Giannottin, Maskell, Langello, Hatt- ley, Maley, Brown. 66 Presbyterian Club First row: Johnson, Dr. Smith, Vial, Casey, St. John, Warfield. Second row .•Lingle,Joska,Lingle, Putman, Ecob, Larson, Enfield, Drake, Van Der Vliet, Kieny. Activities of the Presbyterian Club included a trip to the Washington Cathedral and a cake and cookie sale in the Old Library Lounge. Bill St. John was president of the club and Dr. Llelwyn served as advisor. The Wesley Club, one of the best attended religious groups, sponsored the only inter-denominational Sunday School on campus. In addition, group discussions, guest speakers, pic- nics, and swimming parties were all a part of the bi-monthly meetings. Wesley Club First row: Lambert, Harker, Bucher, Carpen- ter, Robie, Brown, Sears, Dr. Bird. Second row: Dougherty, Twigg, Hines, Fell, Schellhas, Reed, Evans, Johnson, Reside, Fields. Third row : ' Watts, Twigg, Lange, Brown, Gordy, Morris, Conaway, Morrissey, Lord, Larson. 67 A.I.E.E. First row : Corcoran, Mer- riken, Dorsett, Golds- worthy, Naylor, Hodgins. Second row : Ballard, Scull, Bromley, Burnside, Jehle, Hawkins, Libby. In addition to movies, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers ' meetings featured such prominent speakers as the chief engineer of WOL, a member of the Johns Hopkins Phy- sics Department, and a representative from the University of Illinois who spoke of the beginnings of the electrical engineer- ing profession. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers completed the year with an unusually large membership of seventy-five, many of whom were recruited from the ranks of the Army Spe- cialized Training. In conjunction with other engineering so- cieties, educational lectures, moving pictures, and dances were presented. A.S.M.E. First row : Wunder, Lund, Curlander, Prof. Sher- wood, Senser, Gerla, Ar- thur, Bieber. Second row: Fogle, Grott, Sch- wartz, Delahay, Silber- stein, Evans, Lambert. Third row: Kise, Frost, Eckhardt, Rothfield, Shearer, Bochenek, Saf- ford. Fourth row: Bell, Cook, Polhamus, Max- well, Lubarsky, Loose, Everson. Fifth row: Hoffman, Ross, Kirkpat- rick, Fearnow, Farnham, Eyler. Sixth row: Fac- ciolo, Ellis, Smith, Riedel, Dawson, Kenney. Sev- enth row: Wilson, To- daro, Ohlenkamp, Cun- ningham, Wallace. Eigh th row: Professor Jackson, Dolan, Havekotte, Dobie, Professor Green. 68 A.I.Ch.E. Wilkinson, Philpitt, Gib- ble, Friedman, Cohen, McDearman, Eisenberg, Kahn, Nitzberg, Levy. At the monthly meetings of the American Institute of Chem- ical Engineers, talks and movies were presented on topics of interest to this profession. The Maryland chapter of A. I .Ch.E. went " over the top " this year by having all chemical engineer- ing students at the University as members. Under the guidance of Professor Russell B. Allen, the Amer- ican Society of Civil Engineers promoted the interests of stu- dents training for civil engineering by presenting motion pic- tures and lectures by prominent engineers during the year. A.S.C.E. First row: Professor Pyle, Gohr, Spamer, Brewer, Grill, Pokrywka, Clark, Professor Borg. Second row: Duncan, Kennedy, Younger, Noack, Evans, Zeigler. Third row: Stapp, Crone, Smith, Kaufmann. ma?«- ' {;;_- " (■ t 7 69 Daydodgers Club First row: Coyle, Pal- mer, Bean, Hill, Gerla, Siegel, Pittman, Gilbert- son. Second row: Irish, Upton, Beattie, Thearle, Wilcox, Johnson, Murrey, Putman, Seviour, Beachy, Foster, Milne. Under the direction of President Dave Hill, activities of the Daydodgers Club included a Mile-of-Dimes dance, picnics, and several mixer dances. The transportation committee did a good job in helping daydodgers obtain rides to school. The Terrapin Trail Club on its bi-weekly hikes explored Paint Branch, Devil ' s Den, and other places of interest sur- rounding the University. Patty McAnallen guided these adventuresome souls in the fall, and Phillip Adams blazed the trail in the spring. Terrapin Trail Club First row: Suit, Adams, Hanon. Secortd row: Waring, Johnson, O ' Neil, Troxell, Hines. ■@ .H 1 F ' ■ B 70 Spanish Club First row: Beckley, Ray- mond, George. Second row: Armstrong, Kloss, Aeillo, Ray, Timmons, Bennett, Lange, Canton, Weisenborn, Calmes, Pfeiffer. Third row: Hartman, Chickering, Boiling, Dinsmore, Holt, Gelinas, Zweig. f t 4tAi p During the past year the Spanish Club, under the guidance of President Shirley Armstrong, promoted the Good Neighbor Policy on campus with movies from the Pan-American Union, speakers from South America, and a visit to the Embassy of Panama. With no loss of manpower, the Home Economics Club has continued in full swing. At several of the club ' s meetings, talks were given by the faculty on the various positions open to girls with Home Economics training. Home Economics Club First row: Dean Mount, Reid, Gilbert, Sharp, Giles. Second row; Row- ley, Earp, Hovey, Arnold, Ford, Kephart, Chapman. Third row: Thornton, Shea, Keough, Hoffman, Engelbach, Cochran. 71 ANNE ARUNDEL DORMITORY KAPPA ALPHA ANNEX SIGMA CHI ANNEX ALPHA GAMMA RHO ANNEX PHI DELTA THETA 72 HOT ORARIES n LoNORARiES, too, had their depletions in membership, but standards were not lowered. Several found it necessary to cease activity until the time when their ranks could again be filled. In some cases scho- lastic requirements had to be altered, since the new quarter system found students graduating so quickly. With these honorary fraternities that carried on, everything was done to maintain their high standing, and activities continued with an eye toward the war effort. 73 Omicron Delta Kappa SIGMA CIRCLE Honorary Leadership Fraternity Founded at WASHINGTON AND LEE UNIVERSITY in 1914 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1927 JSL ' m T OMICRON Delta Kappa, national honorary leadership fraternity for men, was faced this year with a problem which threatened its very ex- istence on campus. Departure of prac- tically all active members hardly left a nucleus with which to carry on the functions of the fraternity. Also, the depletion of the University ' s male en- rollment threatened to seriously cur- tail or eliminate the source of future qualified members. Meeting early in July, the remaining members agreed that, should all the student members graduate or be drafted, responsibility for carrying on the func- tions of the society would rest with the four active faculty members: Dean James Reid, Professor Russell Allen, Dr. Ronald Bamford, and Dr. William Kemp. It was also decided that even if it cost membership, future members of the fraternity would be tapped on the basis of pre-war standards of leadership. Members: Leslie E. Bailey, Herbert Beuer- mann, Robert Byron Bird, Samuel Burch, Felix Cardegna, Clifton B. Currin, Joseph Decker, John Dobler, Robert Esher, Randolph Harding, William Helbock, Robert Hill, Robert James, Frederick M. Johnson, James G. Kins- man, Marvin Lambert, Thomas A. Mont, Carson Moyer, Edward Rider, John Stuntz. Faculty: R. B. Allen, H. C. Byrd, R. W. Car- penter, E. N. Cory, W. H. Gravely, L. V. Howard, W. B. Kemp, P. E. Smith, R. V. Truitt, R. E. Wysor. First row: Bailey, Beuermann, Bird, Burch, Currin, Esher, Harding. Second row; Helbock, Hill, Kinsman, Lambert, Moyer, Rider, Stuntz. 74 J ' irst row: Andreae, Blackwell, Boswell, Buchanan, Chase, Cotterman, Day. Second row: Dunford, Gerla, Hender- son, Hine, Merkel, Simons, Woodring. Mortar Board Senior Women ' s Honorary Society Founded at SWARTHMORE COLLEGE in 1918 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1934 MORTAR Board, national honor so- ciety for senior college women, is the highest honor that can be bestowed upon any University of Maryland woman. Qualifications for membership are outstanding scholarship, leadership, and service. Although one of the smallest honor- ary organizations on campus, it is also one of the most active. This year Mor- tar Board sponsored after-dinner dances for the civilian and A.S.T.P. students. Interesting lectures were also given by representatives of the Nurses Cadet Corps, and the Marines. Other pro- jects of the year included the tradi- tional " Smarty Party " for all sopho- more women with a z.j average or bet- ter, a chrysanthemum " sale " at home- coming. Charm talks, and a vocational bookshel f for women students . Because of the accelerated program of the University, it was necessary for Mortar Board to conduct three tap- ping ceremonies, one in September, one at the Christmas Sing, and another on May Day. Janet Andrea headed the group in the fall, while Marilyn Henderson took over in the winter and spring. Dr. Benton, Dr. Bamford, Dr. Weeks, Miss Leslie, and Miss Stamp served as ad- visors for the honorary. Members: Janet Andreae, Ruth Blackwell, Jane Boswell, Ruth Buchanan, Mary Jane Chase, Martha Ann Cotterman, Mary Louise Day, Edith Dunford, Miriam Gerla, Marilyn Henderson, Elizabeth Hine, Dorothy Jackson, Dorothy Merkel, Barbara Simons, Ruth Startz- man, Mary Ellen Wolford, Jane Woodring. Faculty: Miss Rosalie Leslie, Miss Roberta Mack, Miss Adele H. Stamp, Mrs. Alice Janet Thurston. 75 Pi Delta Epsilon MARYLAND CHAPTER Honorary Journalistic Fraternity Founded at SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY in 1909 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1930 PI Delta Epsilon, national honor- ary journalism fraternity, continued to recognize outstanding achievements in student journalism at the University. The fraternity took definite steps to- ward setting up a program for the bet- terment of student publication on the Maryland campus. While the elaborate publications ban- quet was dispensed with this year, an impressive initiation dinner was held at the Terrapin Inn. Other events in- cluded a memorable initiation at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house as well as a Christmas party in the Terrapin office. Members: Janet Andreae, Stanley .A.srael. Leslie Bailey, Herbert Beuermann, Jacqueline Brophy, Martha Ann Cotterman, Donald Everson, Jane Gambrill, Geraldine Gladville, Grantham Graham, June Hastings, Margaret Hemple, Robert Hill, Margaret Hughes. Doro- thy Jackson, Eleanor Jenkins, Frederick John- son, Barbara Kephart, Elinor McDonnell, Barbara Reed, Edward Rider, Elizabeth Ring, Russell Schumacher, James Spence, Ann Trox- ell, Mary Ellen Wolford, Jane Woodring. Faculty: H. C. Byrd, O. R. Carrington, Ray Ehrensberger, G. Lund, R. G. Steinmeyer, H. R. Warfel. First row: Andreae, Brophy, Beuermann, Cotterman, Everson, Gambrill. Second row: Gladville, Graham, Hastings, Hemple, Hill, Hughes, Jenkins. Third row: Kephart, McDonnell, Reed, Rider, Ring, Spence, Woodring. 76 Alpha Psi Omega IOTA CAST Honorary Dramatic Fraternity Founded at FAIRMOUNT STATE COLLEGE in 1925 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1929 Kells Simmons Stuntz A LTHOUGH the war made the pro- JLX. duction of plays difficult, the Iota cast of Alpha Psi Omega continued to promote better drama at the Uni- versity of Maryland. The society does not attempt to take the place of any organized theatrical group on campus, but simply provides a reward for achieve- ments in the dramatic field. Representing the best in local the- atrical talent, the requirements for membership in the honorary are neces- sarily strict. Students are tapped for the Footlight Club, Clef and Key, and Opera Club. This is necessary to ac- ' quire points for membership and the thespians must act, work on props, help build sets, and have a finger in almost every phase of the theatre in order to earn their points. A prospec- tive actor must have taken several minor parts or two leading parts com- bined with a minor. The biggest thrill for any actor or actress at Maryland is to receive the white carnation at the intermission in- dicating that they are worthyof member- ship in Alpha Psi Omega. Every year the honorary gives a party for the members of the Footlight Club and presents an award to the individual who has given the best performance of the year at the University. Plans for the future include continued help to actors and playwriters on cam- pus. The playwriting contests of some years ago will be renewed with the hope of discovering new talent at the Uni- versity and it is planned to bring in speakers from other dramatic groups to talk on theatre problems. Members: Roberta Kells, Edith Simmons, John Stuntz. 77 First row: Currin, Fell, Goodstein. Second row: McAnallen, Staffel. Phi Kappa Phi Honorary Scholarship Fraternity Founded at the UNIVERSITY OF MAINE in 1897 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1920 MEMBERSHIP to Phi Kappa Phi, scholastic honorary, is the goal of many a senior. The basic ideals in- include excellent scholarship and de- velopment of character. For a senior to attain membership, he must be in the upper ten per cent of his respective college. Since the Uni- versity has changed to the quarter sys- tem, it has been necessary to tap every quarter in order to include all seniors eligible. Graduate students may be recommended for tapping by faculty members of the organization. To promote Phi Kappa Phi ' s aims and in order to produce incentive to- wards further achievements in grad- uate work, several fellowships are offered each year. Members: Graduate School: Mary Catherine Kahl, Margaret Goldsmith, Cecil Martin, Edward Reed. College oj Agriculture: Paul Betts, Jannes Duke, Heino Staffel, Jr. College of Arts and Sciences: Gladys Allen, Janet Andreae, Margaret Brown, Amelia Carroll, Bernice Chambers, Evelyn Mendum. College of Business and Public Administration: Zelda Goodstein, Patricia McAnallen. College of Education: Elizabeth Hine. College of Engineer- ing: Clifton Currin, Robert Yeatman. College of Home Economics: Elizabeth Fell. Faculty menbers: C. O. Appleman, A. M. Ahalt, H. D. Anspon, C. L. Benton, L. E. Bopst, F. B. Bomberger, H. C. Byrd, E. N. Cory, H. J. Cheston, H. F. Cotterman, C. E. Cox, Myron Creese, L. P. Ditman, L. L. Gross, M. T. Gold- smith, I. C. Haut, H. A. Hunter, W. B. Kemp, C. F. Kramer, J. M. Leise, Edgar Long, M. M. Mount, R. D. Myers, DeVoe Meade, E. B. McNaughton, A. H. Preinkert, R. G. Rothgeb, Mark Schweizer, A. L. Schrader, Paul Walker, W. C. Svirbely, E. P. Walls, C. E. White. 7S STUDENTS who have successfully completed at least one and a half years with a major of Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with a 2.5 or better are eligible for membership in Alpha Chi Sigma. The purpose of the fraternity, in addition to uniting men interested in a common field, is the fur- therance of the general welfare of the chemical profession. Activities are chiefly professional and are often carried out in close coopera- tion with nearby professional chapters. Social activities included smokers, ban- quets, and dances. Members: Harry Anspon, Byron Bird, Clifton Currin, Paden Dismore, Daniel Draper, Charles Eaker, John Carman, Larry Q. Green, Hillman Harris, Robert Hayes, Steward Haywood, John Lander, Ceorge Nikolopoulos, Richard Peck, Robert Preston, Ernest Solberg, Mayo Smith, John Sterling, John Van Hook, Edward Walton, Walter Weed, Alfred Whiton. Faculty: L. E. Bopst, N. L. Drake, M. M. Har- ing, W. J, Huff, James Lemon, G. D. Madigan, Hugo Nilson, W. J, Svirbeiy, C. E. White. Alpha Chi Sigma ALPHA RHO CHAPTER Professional Chemical Fraternity Founded at the UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN in 1902 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1928 First row: Bird, Currin, Eaker, Garman, Green. Second row: Nikolopoulos, Peck, Preston, Stirling, Van Hook. 79 Alpha Lambda Delta MARYLAND CHAPTER Women ' s Freshman Honor Society Founded at the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS in 1924 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1938 TO be eligible for Alpha Lambda Delta, women ' s freshman honor- ary fraternity, a student must have received a 3.5 average during her first quarter or by the end of her freshman year. Among the most successful activities was the presentation of lectures during the year by the various department heads of the University. Each year a book is awarded to the Senior Alpha Lambda Delta member who has maintained the highest aver- age during her four years at the Uni- versity. Members: Gladys Allen, Janet Andreae, Mar- garet Beattie, Jane Boswell, Dorothy Cose- boom, Miriam Gerla, Vera Hartman, Selma Helm, Gwendolyn Likely, Ruth Lingle, Elinor McDonnell, Evelyn Mendum, Wanda Pelczar, Arline Raskin, Virginia Raymond, Jane See- mans, Barbara Seviour, Margaret Sherman, Jean Sinclair, Mary Spielman, Ruth Startz- man, Lucille Stringer, Nancy Troth, Shirley Wilcox, Jean Yalom. Faculty: Miss Marian Johnson, Dr. Susan Har- man, Miss Roberta Mack, Mrs. Freida McFar- land, Mrs. Norman Phillips, Miss Adele H. Stamp. First row: Allen, Andreae, Beattie, Boswell, Coseboom, Gerla. Second row: Hartman, Helm, Lingle, McDonnell, Mendum, Pelczar, Raskin. Third row: Seemans, Seviour, Sinclair, Stringer, Troth, Wilcox, Yalom. 80 Phi Eta Sigma National Men ' s Freshman Honor Society Founded at the UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS in 1923 Chartered at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1940 H HIGH scholarship is the prime en- trance requirement for Phi Eta Sigma, men ' s national freshman honor society. Any student is eligible who has attained 33.5 average for his first quar- ter, first two quarters, or for his fresh- man year. The fraternity laid the foundations for two projects this year. It aimed to keep more closely in touch with the national organization than in the past, as well as to continue relationships with members who have entered into the service. Members: Rowland Adams, Paul Arthur, Arthur Ballard, Theodore Barse, Charles Bechtold, Byron Bird, Roy Brennar, Felix Cardegna, Bernard Cohen, John Cumberland, Clifton Currin, Paul Duke, Sidney Efross, Nathan Ehrlich, Joseph Hack, George Ham- rick, Charles Harry, Hamilton Hobbs, Morton Hyman, Irving Lazinsky, Milbourne Lord, Bernard Lubarsky, George Lundquist, Allan Lurie, Allan Macpherson, Louis Marcus, Rus- sel McFall, Robert McKee, James Meade, Joseph Mintzer, Martin Moul, John Neu- mann, Richard Peck, Lowell Pratt, Edward Rider, Henry Sandler, Arnold Seigel, Morton Silberstein, Dwight Smith, Ernest Solberg, John Spielman, John Stuntz, Kenneth Uglow, Milton Vandenberg, Edward Zeigler. Faculty: H. Clifton Byrd, Carl W. E. Hintz, S. S. Steinberg. First row: Adams, Arthur, Ballard, Byrd, Brenner, Currin. Second row: Esher, Hyman, Kahn, Lubarsky, Pratt, Rider. Third row: Siegel, Silberstein, Stuntz, Zeigler. 81 Sigma Alpha Omicron Honorary Bacteriology Society Founded at WASHINGTON STATE COLLEGE in 1925 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1932 TO be eligible for membership in Sigma Alpha Omicron, national honorary bacteriology fraternity, a stu- dent must maintain an average of B or better in at least fifteen hours of bac- teriological subjects. The month of February was high- lighted by an initiation and banquet which was held in Washington. How- ever, the grand climax of the year was the presentation of a plaque to the senior in bacteriology who was highest in scholarship and leadership. The name of this student is engraved on the plaque to be admired and envied by everyone. In addition to promoting interest in the subject of bacteriology, the fra- ternity sponsored a number of social functions during the year. These in- cluded a talk by Dr. L. H. James, head of the Department of Bacteriology at the University of Maryland, several luncheons and a picnic at Sligo Park. Nan Holman presided as president and Dr. Hansen acted as faculty advisor. Members: Elizabeth Brown, Cecelia Buchner, Jean Caplan, Lillian Koch, Polly Day, Luann DeTar, Evelyn Fleishman, Nancy Holman, Elizabeth Mullan, Joan Rowe, Marian Shapiro. Associates: Jean Coney, Leslie Daly, Kenneth Maskell, Evelyn Thesman. Faculty: Ernest N. Cory, Howard Goldsmith, Paul A. Hansen, H. James Lawrence, Evelyn L. Oginsky, Edward Reed, Ruth S. Reed. First row: Brown, Buchner, Coney, Day, Holman. Second row: Kaplan, Koch, Mullan, Rowe, Shapiro. 82 Tau Beta Pi MARYLAND BETA CHAPTER Honorary Engineering Fraternity Founded at LEHIGH UNIVERSITY in 1885 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1929 MEN wearing the Bent of Tau Beta Pi, honorary society for engineer- ing students, must rank in the highest fifth of their senior class or the upper eighth of their junior class and show high standards of integrity, adaptabil- ity, and leadership. Since the new accelerated program has been in operation, groups of eligible men have been elected every quarter. Although there are fewer eligibles, standards have not been lowered, and at each initiation banquet national officers are present to welcome the newly elected men into Tau Beta Pi. Members: Paul Arthur, Arthur Ballard, Harold Balough, Byron Bird, Bruce Burnside. Felix Cardegna, Carroll Curlander, Clifton Currin, James Engle, Joseph Esher, Harold Faught, Milton Fischer, Philip Grill, John Gurklis, Randolph Harding, George Lundquist, Carson Moyer, August Noack, Edward Pierce, Arnold Seigle, Morton Silberstein, Ernst Solberg, William Sturges, John Stuntz, Peter Vial, David Winslow, Robert Yeatman. Faculty: Russel B. Allen, George F. Corcoran, Myron Creese, Wilson P. Green, Wilbert J. Huff, Milton A. Pyle, Joseph M. Smith, S. Sidney Steinberg, John E. Younger. First row: Arthur, Ballard, Balough, Burnside, Byrd, Currin. Second row: Engle, Esher, Gurklis, Harding, Moyer, Noack. Third row: Pierce, Seigel, Silberstein, Stuntz, Sturges. 83 Among the activities sponsored by _ Sigma Tau Epsilon during the year was the publication of a News- Letter which was mailed to Physical Education alumnae, members of the Women ' s Recreation Association, and Sigma Tau Epsilon. These letters in- formed the alumnae of the activities of their former classmates and other cam- pus news. Sigma Tau Epsilon also sponsored an Alumna W. R. A. varsity basketball game, an event which the alumnae always looks forward to with much interest each year. Since its establishment in 1940, Sigma Tau Epsilon has worked in co- ordination with the Women ' s Recre- ation Association in sponsoring intra- mural sports. Founded to encourage leadership, good sportsmanship, and to stimulate participation in recreation, Sigma Tau Epsilon is the highest honor one may achieve in the Women ' s Rec- reation Association. Requirements for membership in this organization are good sprotsmanship, leadership, voluntary participation in W.R.A. activities, and outstanding service in the field of women ' s sports. Prospective members must be upper- classmen with an all-time 2.5 scholastic average. Because of the accelerated program, there were two sets of officers. For the spring and summer quarters, Edith Dunford served as president and Jean Rudelius took over during the next two quarters. Dr. Rachel J. Benton served as faculty advisor. Members: Betty J. Bryan, Roberta M. Bur- dette, Jean Burnside, Edith Dunford, Janet E. Griffith, Elizabeth A. Hine, Jeanne Rude- lius, Hannah V. Stevens, Sigma Tau Epsilon MARYLAND CHAPTER Honorary Women ' s Recreation Association Founded at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1940 First tow: Bryan, Burdette, Burnside, Dunford. Second row: Griffith, Hine, Rudelius, Stevens. ■ ' A i « 84 First row: Chadeayne, Cotterman, Dugdale, Gilbert, Henderson. Second row: Hovey, Nagao, Spies, Whitlow. Omicron Nu ALPHA ZETA CHAPTER Honorary Home Economics Fraternity Founded at MICHIGAN STATE COLLEGE in 1912 Established at the UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND in 1937 INITIATION into Omicron Nu, Home Economics national honor society, is the highest honor a girl in the College of Home Economics can receive. This society has as its purpose the encour- agement of high scholarship as well as active interest in the field of home economics. The averages are selected from the upper one-fourth of the students having junior rating. The chapter selects from these lists, not over fifteen per cent of those having senior rating and not over five per cent of those having junior rating. Following a tradition of long stand- ing each year Omicron Nu presents an award to the freshman girl in the Col- lege of Home Economics who has the highest scholastic average. Last year this award went to Ruth Lingle. Omicron Nu has been on the Mary- land campus since 1937 when it was in- stalled as the Alpha Zeta Chapter. The fraternity was unusually active during the past year and contributed much toward the war effort. Nancy Spies served as president during the year. Members: Ann-Revell Chadeayne, Martha Ann Cotterman, Audrey A. Dugdale, Elizabeth L. Fell, Edna M. Gilbert, Marilyn Henderson, Jeanne E. Hovey, Masako Nagao, Nancy Spies, Mildred A. Whitlow, Faculty: Lenna L. Gross, Roberta Mack, Curry N. England. 85 Kappa Delta competes in Interfraternity Sing. The Nurses Graduate. Accelerated students graduate in December. Community Sing. Homecoming 1943. Hillel Service. SPORTS A7iD MILir ART lJports and military training were still to continue this year despite the low ebb in the number of participants. Boys were trained in ROTC to prepare them for the real battle they were to fight later on for their country. Intercollegiate football, basketball and boxing were the same as ever with the games and matches still spurred on by student cheers. Other sports continued in the form of intramurals, but the spirit remained high and the compe- tition keen. 87 Physical Education Program Dr. Spears WITH the establ ishmentof the Army Specialized Training Program at the various universities throughout the country, the Government laid down specific requirements for the physical training of these men. Since all of t he A.S.T.P. were to be put through this pro- gram and the civilian students who were physically fit would be entering the service in the immediate future, it was decided that no distinction be made between these two groups in physical training. The physical education program at the University of Maryland was set up under the direct supervision of Dr. Clarence W. Spears, who brought in a number of outstanding instructors to take care of various phases of the work. All men were required to take six hours of physical education a week. Part of this time was devoted to calisthenics and the rest in a program consisting mainly of competitive sports. In addi- tion, all civilian students who were unable to participate in regular physi- cal training were placed in adaptive work and given exercises suitable to their capacity. Supplementary to this compulsory program, volunteer intramural sports were offered. There was touch football, basketball, and boxing in the winter quarter for both the civilian students and members of the Army Specialized Training. Teams were organized among the fraternities as well as among the non-resident students and the two leagues participated extensively in the program. Out of 450 civilian students 280 took part in the physical education program. During the spring quarter the pro- gram was conducted along the same basis and each man was again allowed to make his choice of the sport in which he wished to take part. Gym work, cor- rective exercises, tennis, baseball, track, and football were offered. All sport activities were organized on a competi- tive basis and the men were trained and organized into teams which played a regular schedule. Male students keep physically fit. Since the University did not support the intercollegiate sports program this spring, it was felt that many men who had never been out for a varsity sport would benefit from this opportunity to take part in a competitive sport and learn fundamentals under a coach. Dr. Spears and his staff deserve much credit for the fine showing made. The program more than measured up to the requirements of the A.S.T.P. and offered countless opportunities for un- covering latent athletic ability among the male students. Plenty of punch! Coach Baker gives instructions. 89 Football Coach Spears THE University of Maryland foot- ball team, suffering from a bad case of non-experience, tackled a near all-service schedule and surprisingly enough came up with results that astonished the most ardent of Mary- land followers. Clarence W. Spears, former football mentor at Dartmouth, Wes t Virginia, Minnesota, and Toledo, stepped into the coaching shoes vacated by Clark Shaughnessy last spring and was con- fronted with the job of moulding a Maryland team from 17-year-olds and draft deferments. First row: Hoffman, Karangelen, Hickman, Morris, O ' Dea, Hillis, Lutz, Owens, Pirronello. Second row: Schoen- herr. Moody, Taylor, Sterman, Bobenko, Hurson, Makar, Wolfe, Ryan, Tuschak. Third row: Rubini, Daly, Mc- Carthy, Doory, Rock, Tauscher, Kolodne, Bernardo, Dr. Spears, Bull. Fourth row: Marowitz, Zetts, Horn, McFad- den, Cooper, Terry, Maiersperger, Troll, Kermisch, Hafer. 90 ti ir ff Shoemacker carries the ball in Richmond Air Base game. The Old Liners raised the curtain on their 1943 campaign at College Park by dropping a close 13-7 decision to the Curtis Bay Coast Guard. The young Terps took command of the sphere at the outset and was definitely the more aggressive team in the first three quar- ters. However, going into the final stanza with a 7-0 lead, the Liners met an entirely different team. The sailors took to the air and in a short time pushed over two rapid-fire touchdowns before the final gun, to finish up on the long end of a 1 3-7 score. In a true storybook ending, the Maryland gridmen defeated the fa- vored Wake Forest Deacons 13-7 in their second home stand. With the score tied at 7-all, and less than ten seconds left to play, Maryland was penalized back to its own 1 1 for an off- side. Quarterback Joe Makar threw a desperate pass that connected with Dick Tuschak on the 25. Dick did as neat a performance of broken field run- ning as Byrd Stadium ever witnessed, galloping 7 yards down the sidelines for a touchdown as the referee ' s gun signed finis to one of the most spectacu- lar football finishes in the country. This play was given honorable mention in a poll to determine the " most talked about play of the year. " Maryland continued at a high pitch for their next game with the Richmond Army Air Base, and as a result played flawless ground and air ball, shoving over three first half touchdowns to 91 Bill Pironnello picking up yardage against Penn State. rumble over the Thunderbirds by the score of 19-6. The Liners ' attack failed to sustain its first half momentum, but as Mary- land bogged down on offense they perked up on defense and turned back every serious threat to their lead by the flyers. Doc Spears, returning to West Vir- ginia University where he created a golden era of football for the Moun- taineers during his four years ' stay as grid mentor, saw his Old Liners become the victim of a freak play and lose a heartbreaking 6-2 measure at Morgan- town. Buddy Pike, West Virginia fresh- man, came rushing in on Joe Makar who was attempting to get off a pass on the rain-soaked turf, and scooping up the soggy ball at shoe-top level as it slipped out of the Marylander ' s hands, ran unmolested for a touchdown. The Liners ' only score came as a Moun- taineer back fumbled and jumped on the ball in the end zone for a safety. The Old Liners reached far out of their class when they invited a rugged and razzle-dazzle Penn State team to square off on the gridiron. The Marine and Navy studded eleven that housed former college players with senior ex- perience plowed through an outweighted and outclassed Terp line for a 45-0 win. Weakened by the loss of a dozen key operatives, the Marylanders were 92 unable to get past their own 38-yard marker in the first half, and were only able to penetrate to midfield in the second canto. With the taste of defeat still fresh, the Liners journeyed deep in the South to Greenville, South Carolina, to take on the Greenville Army Base. An im- proved and determined Maryland team rolled back home with a well-earned 43-18 win to their credit. Virginia ' s Coach Frank Murray served a much more potent " T " than Coach Spears could concoct down Vir- ginia way, and when the battle smoke had cleared, a young Maryland squad trudged off the field on the very short end of a 39-0 score. The Maryland men fared no better the following Saturday when they visited the Bainbridge Naval Training Station and were met with a galaxy of former professional and col- lege football stars who took turns in crossing the Terp goal line to the tune of a 46-0 count. The Maryland gridders concluded their season on a sweet note by trounc- ing the Virginia Military Institute 21-24 in a Turkey Day event in Roa- noke. The Old Liners played one of their best ground games of the season as they outrushed the Keydets by the overwhelming figures of 2,557 yards to 85 yards. The Terps put together three touchdowns and a safety for the margin of victory, ringing down the curtain on a season of four wins and five defeats. Maryland line holds Bainbridge for no gain. 93 Basketball Coach Burton Shipley VETERAN coach Burton Shipley thought he would never see the day when seventeen-year-olds would grace an Old Line varsity quintet, but with the loss of all but one of his letter- men, the court mentor had little choice. TheMarylanders tested their strength by scheduling three games before the mid-year holidays with the Quantico Marines, Marshall College, and Bain- bridge Naval Training Station. The result was three alarming set-backs, and a display of the team ' s weak points. Following vacation the Liners sus- tained one bad break after another, the most serious being the loss of Ship- ley who fractured both of his legs early in the season. Lacrosse coach Al Heagy took over the court duties and within a week produced Maryland ' s first win — a 43-36 triumph over V.M.I. Despite repeated turnbacks, the Terps bounded back to pull out one of the major upsets of the season in edging out Catholic University, leading con- tender in the Mason-Dixon Conference, by the score of 33-31 in as exciting a First row: Green, Kiski, William- owski, Acito. Second row; Doory, Flynn, Fennell, Engelbert, Tau- sher, Ryan. Third row: Mgr. Peck, Hoffecker, Tuschak, Chis- ari, Hiden, Coach Shipley. 94 Joe Acito and Bill Pickett jump for ball in Virginia game. game as Ritchie Coliseum has ever seen. After being dropped to the depths of despair by Virginia ' s 49-36 win, the Liner ' s registered an impressive 48-26 victory over the star-studded Woodrow Wilson General Hospital five at Col- lege Park. On the last leg of its southern road trip, Maryland secured its fourth and final win of the season by tripping V.M.I, again, 31-29. Navy and Army rounded off the bumpy campaign by pounding out lopsided home wins. The Tars defeated the College Parkers 69- 35 at Annapolis; while Army ' s unde- feated cage team broke all individual and team scoring records at West Point in walloping the hapless Liners 85-22. Fennel recaptures the ball for Maryland. 95 Boxing 1 LAHi Coach Fausto Rubini THE ever-tightening noose of war- time restrictions left the Uni- versity as the only college in the state to carry on intercollegiate boxing. This placed a great responsibility upon the new coach, Fausto Rubini, especially in view of the fact that he had only one letterman, Alex Bobenko, who proved a great fighter and completed the season undefeated. Ed Gauvin took over boxing duties in the difficult 120-pound class, and Bill Coakley showed promise in the 127-pound class. Sixteen-year-old Ray Hanbury came through with two knockouts to his credit while Vic Ber- man produced a neat record in the 145- pound class. Sid Sterman, the Old Liner ' s " hard luck boy, " kept the 165- pound class well protected, while slug- ging Frank Doory, whose fights were a favorite with the crowd, had an out- standing record. Burly Danny Marc- Witz took the measure of the heavy- weights in the unlimited class. After the mid-year holidays, the Old Liners came through with a 4 to 3 win over Army in the initial match at First tow: Gauvin, Coakley, Hanbury, Berman, Coach Rubini, Bobenko, Sterman, Zetts. Second row: Grew, Greer, Hafer, Kolodne, Chisari, Terry, Schwartz, Philbert, Marowitz, Wolfe, Hoffman. 96 Exchange of blows. College Park. This was followed by a match at Chapel Hill which ended 6-2 with the Tarheels on top. Returning to College Park the Marylanders mauled an outclassed Penn State team 6-2 and a week later scored over Army by 4 to 2 at West Point. Rubini next took his ringmen to Madison to engage the much touted Victory in the balance. University of Wisconsin Badgers who won by the close score of 4)4 to 3 . Maryland closed the season at home with a match with the strong Coast Guard Academy. Although the match was lost by the close margin of 4 2 to 3 , the Old Liners feel that as a whole the year was extremely satisfying and successful . Win, lose, or draw. 97 Wo m e n ' s Intramurals Dr. Benton Women ' s intramurals are directed by the Women ' s Recreation As- sociation under the sponsorship of the Department of Physical Education for Women. With the cooperation of day- dodgers, dormitory, and sorority mem- bers, recreational activities continued to flourish on campus in spite of the wartime restrictions. A complete and well rounded program of athletic ac- tivities were presented for the Mary- land coeds, and all the familiar sports featured were enthusiastically accepted by the girls. Each sport is managed by a different member of the Women ' s Recreation Association board and her assistant. A sports representative from each house of residence cooperates with the manager in organizing and carrying through tournament competition. Teams are made up from girls in the various houses as well as members of the numerous classes offered in Physi- cal Education. Fall activities included inter-class hockey, inter-house bowling, and in- dividual competition in archery. Dur- ing the winter season inter-house and Sport and spectators. 98 Preparing for the modern dance exhibition. inter-class basketball was offered. The spring quarter presented inter-house volleyball and individual competition in archery, tennis, and badminton. For the 1943-44 season, winne rs in archery included Virginia Amos, Helen De Loach, and Jean Burnside; the houses that came out on top in basket- ball included Alpha Delta Pi, Gamma Phi Beta and Anne Arundel Hall ; and in Bowling Alpha Gamma Rho, Delta Delta Delta, and Kappa Kappa Gamma secured first honors. The Intramural season closed with the awarding of a letter " M " to those who participated in light sports. Six pins! The tip-off. 99 Military ROTC Col. Harlan Griswold A s our country moved into the second year of a great war, drastic changes occurred in the military program of the University. ROTC commissions were eliminated, and the Army Specialized Training Program was introduced. Civilian military training was made compulsory for all male students, and in the place of the carefree ROTC of peacetime days, a highly disciplined organization de- veloped. To the military department was left perhaps the greatest responsi- bility on campus. Because of the neces- sity for the development of men stu- dents at the University into subjects fit for army training and also on ac- First row: Captain Dunlap, Major Cassell, Colonel Griswold, Captain H. D. Davis. Second row: Capt. A. B. C. Davis, Captain Smith, Captain Pinkerton, Captain Walden, Captain Barker. Third row: Lieutenant Waddell, Captain Bohler, Captain Hendrickson, Lieutenant Yourman, Lieutenant Yeager. 100 COMPANY A count of the great depletion in the ranks of the civilian students, the Maryland ROTC regiment had to work hard to contribute its part to national defense. Three companies composed the ROTC battalion, making it one of the smallest units in the history of the military department at Maryland. This was offset, however, by an intensified interest in drill, and the result far sur- passed expectations. The highly suc- cessful night maneuvers were made as realistic as possible by the participa- tion of several light tanks from Fort George G. Meade. During the summer quarter Col. Harland Griswold suc- ceeded Col. Robert Wysor as com- mander, and Major John Cassell headed the ROTC under him. The ROTC COMPANY B faglj 4 k Ai .». ' ' »t ' V n m 101 COMPANY C Staff was headed by Boiling Robertson until the winter quarter, when Frank- lin Seeley took over as Cadet Colonel. At the same time, Phillip Grill replaced Samuel Whitehead as Major. Com- pany A was commanded by Cadet Captain Wesley Smiler; Thomas Gra- h am led Company B; and William Scull held the captaincy of Company C throughout the year. RIFLE TEAM First row: Rooks, Wunder, Noorian, Fincher, Dent, Arps. Second row: Bowling, Hall, Clubb, Robinson, Ellis, Powers, Davidson. Third row: Matteo, Sherwood, Leonard, Colonel Griswold, Sergeant Norris, Stephenson, Jenkins. 102 ROTC Band At the beginning of the summer , V quarter of 1943, the ranks of the Maryland ROTC Band were sorely de- pleted by the draft. However, through the cooperation of Colonel Griswold and the Military Department, mu- sicians in the Army Specialized Train- ing Program at the University were permitted to join the University band. Although participation was optional, the members of the A.S.T.P. turned out in such large numbers that the band was restored to its pre-war size. During the summer the band fur- nished music for the drill periods on Tuesdays and Thursdays of the ROTC and A.S.T.P. battalions respectively. The band was also on hand for either a review or a troop parade almost every Thursday. Many of these were in honor of visiting military dignitaries. Running close competition with the first company, the band placed second when the ROTC had its quarterly com- pany competition. This was the first time in the band ' s history that it has received an award of this type. Besides playing for reviews and drill periods the band, under the able direc- tion of Master Otto Seibeneichen, played at numerous football games, basketball games, and boxing matches, which helped immeasurably in main- taining school spirit. 103 The New Armory. Night Maneuvers. Getting ready tor those Japs! Ready, aim, fire! Headquarters Detachment. 104 Army Speciali2;ed Training Program THIS war is different from the one in which our fathers fought since it is fast moving and specialized to a high degree; the average soldier cannot handle the complicated machines of war without a great deal of training. This primarily is the reason why the Army Specialized Training Program was organized. The A.S.T.P. embraces two basic courses as well as some about which the civilian world knows nothing. Engineering and languages are the principle schedules offered by this pro- gram which has as its purpose the train- ing of men in highly specialized fields so that competent soldiers may be on call to any technical job on our fighting fronts over the world. Under the able guidance of Colonel Griswold and his staff, this program has proved extremely successful during the past year. During the summer quarter, Col . Har- land Griswold organized the A.S.T.P. men into four companies which moved into all available buildings on the cam- pus. Capt. George Dunlap, Capt. COMPANY A 105 COMPANY B Robert Walden, Capt. John Smith, and Capt. James Pinkerton commanded companies A, B, C, and D respectively. Physical training and an intensive intramural sports program was sched- uled for the student-soldiers along with their basic Engineering and Language courses. The A.S.T. trainees easily fell into the routine of Maryland college life, taking over a page of the Diamond- back, wearing paths to the sorority houses and the women ' s dormitories, and sponsoring one of the biggest dances of the year, the " KoUege ' n COMPANY C 106 COMPANY D Kacki " Ball, in the New Armory. One that was part of the tradition of the of the things that Maryland will long A.S.T.P.asthe members marched across remember was the harmonious singing campus from class to class. A rare moment of relaxation. ; Time out from the game. . «H»f it _ rf t-fes " ?i ' -i_ 107 Long may she wave. Chow line. She ' s their KoUege ' n ' Khaki queen. Croquet on off hours. A.S.T. drown their blues in song. Mutual moo-d. 108 U E E K S I Introducing the University of Mary- land ' s queens . . . the girls they left behind. Three times this year a campus-wide poll was taken to select the beauty who would reign over a particular college activity. Homecoming with its football game and spectators wearing huge carnations saw Nettie Garman crowned by General Reckord. As an example of the lovelies among the sorority pledges Ardelle Robberson was chosen pledge queen ; Roberta Flanagan ruled over KoUege ' n Khaki as queen for the students as well as the A.S.T. 109 ..ARDELLE ROBBERSON a6, Pledc 2iieen 110 ROBERTA FLANAGAN a ICoUe fe ' k CUaJzi 2ueen 111 NETTIE GARMAN ai- Jicmieccmimc 2uee 112 b y- FRATERTslITIES AKiD SORORITIES i RATERNITY membership dwindled this year to an all-time low, when the Greeks sacrificed the majority of their members to the armed forces. It looked strange at first to see their former houses occupied by girls. However, most of the work had to be accomplished by the sororities, whose memberships were as high as ever. It really seemed like a women ' s world, but the girls have continued to keep up the pace until the boys come home to take over again. 13 Inter fraternity Council COMPOSED of two representatives from each of the fraternities on the campus, the Interfraternity Coun- cil has constantly striven to keep a har- monious relationship between the fra- ternities and has worked cooperatively in behalf of the fraternities and the University. The present war conditions and the part they have played in painting a dark picture for fraternities, have sub- sequently increased the problems that arose, such as revising the rush rules to meet the needs of the fraternities and the University during wartime. The annual Interfraternity Ball was held this year in conjunction with the annual dance of the Pan-Hellenic Coun- cil. The dance was held in the Women ' s Field House, and hot and sweet music for the occasion was provided by Chuck Gordon. First row: Bailey, Stockbridge, Moreng, Schumacher, Scull, Spence, Graham, Mayer. Second row: Delahay, Bozman, Chesser, Grill, Proffen, Cook, Dierkopf, Hawkins, Walter, Leonard. 114 A® MARYLAND ALPHA CHAPTER was founded at Miami University in 1848 and established at the University of Maryland in 1930. Headed by footlight stage man Jack Frost, the Phi Delts left their mark in both social and extra-curricula activi- ties at the University. Among the not- ables this year were brothers Dick Bozman who held a place on the Var- sity Football Squad and Alex Bobenko who acted as captain of the boxing team. Members: William Betts, Aleksey Bobenko, Richard L. Bozman, Marshall Brandt, Joseph B. Bronushas, Samuel Burch, James Channing, J. Kirkwood Decker, Jack A. Frost, Joseph Gill, Jack Gordy, Charles Grobaker, William C. Gruber, Robert Johnson, George Kieffer, Charles Kraus, Albin S. Mercier, Norman Phillips, James W. Rogers, Thomas Walter, Roderick Watson. Faculty: C. O. Appleman, L. J. Hidgins, N. E. Phillips. First row: Betts, Bobenko, Bozman, Brandt, Burch, Channing. Second row: Frost, Gordy, Grobaker, Phillips, Walter. 115 EX The wearers of the White Cross moved to the old Lambda Chi Alpha house this year. Prexied by Al Mayer, the Sigma Chi ' s continued to keep the fraternity on the road to a bright future. GAMMA CHI CHAPTER was founded at Miami University in 1855 and established at the University of Maryland in 1942. mm sea Members: David Bastian, Herbert T. Beuer- mann, Charles Brock, Joseph Brown, Richard Chatelain, Page Chesser, Myrick Clark, James Cullen, Jacob Fisher, Olin Gochenour, Robert Gralley, Daniel Harbaugh, William Harrison, Robert Hill, William Lowery, Robert Martell, Alan Mayer, Earl McFadden, Robert La Porte, Seth Preece, Harry Smith, Frederick Safford, Heatwoie Thomas, Willis Todd, Frederick Walker, Jere Wannen, Win Weldon. Pledges: Pierce Gaver, Henry Groff, Robert .Maierisperger, Orlando Marinelli, James Pur- cell, Julio Rolenson. Faculty: O. Raymond Carrington, R. Ehrens- berger, N. W. Macleod. First row: Beuermann, Brown, Chesser, Clark, Fisher, Gralley. Second row: Harbaugh, Harrison, Hill, Lowery, Martell, Mayer. Third row: Richman, Smith, Todd, Walker, Wannen. 116 MARYLAND BETA CHAPTER was founded at the University of Alabama in 1856 and established at the University of Maryland in 1943. In October, 1 943 , Pi Kappa fraternity became the Maryland Beta Chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Brothers Les Bailey and Don Everson nursed the Diamondback along for a quarter each, while three more of the brothers were in O.D.K., which Ed Rider prexied for a term. Members: David Abercrombie, James Arm- strong, Leslie Bailey, Lincoln Black, Gilbert Bohn, William Byrd, Harry Cobey, Randolph Coyle, John Crothers, Joseph Decker, Donald M H Q 1 Everson, George Gibble, Leighton Harrell, Jr., Edwin Kemp, David Lambert, Jack Libby, Byrd Lucas, Kenneth Maskell, Philip Mat- tingly, Arthur McDearmon, James Myers, Edward Rider, OwenRidgway, Wilson Schmidt, Russell Schumacher, Robert Shaller, Marsh Steiding. Faculty: George Anderson, Harry C. Byrd, George Corcoran, Carroll Cox, Eugene Cronin, Grayson Gaver, Harland Griswold, Edward Reed, Mark Shoemaker. First row: Abercrombie, Bailey, Coyle, Everson, Gibble. Second row: Harrell, Lambert, Libby, McDearmon, Maskell. Third row: Myers, Rider, Ridgway, Schumacher, Steiding. M J « jFk i 117 ®x With President Tom Graham at the helm the Theta Chi ' s fought such ob- stacles as losses in manpower and suc- cessfully completed a banner year. ALPHA PSI CHAPTER was founded at Norwich University in 1856 and established at the University of Maryland in 1929. Members: Rowland Adams, Sheldon Akers, Byron Benson, Richard Blackburn, Manly Brohawn, William Cooper, Bernard de Hassen, Robert Downes, Thomas Graham, Raymond Handley, Elbert Hawkins, Herman Holljes, Lloyd Knabe, Robert Lamb, George Leonard, Richard Neish, Byron Nuttle, Hewitt Robert- son, James Shields, Charles Varndell, Edward Wunder. Pledges: Walter Bowling, Richard Rhoderick, Joseph Rogers, William Taibott. Faculty: William B. Kemp. First row: Adams, Akers, Benson, Blackburn, Brohawn. Second row: Cooper, Downes, Hawkins, Lamb, Leonard. Third row: Neish, Robertson, Shields, Spencer, Wunder. 118 ATQ EPSILON GAMMA CHAPTER was founded at Virginia Military Institute in 1856 and established at the University of Maryland in 1930. Headed first by Bob Bishton and later by Bill Scull the A.T.O. ' s con- tinued activities, although business was not as usual this year. Frank Seeley was appointed lieutenant colonel in December while several other brothers headed ROTC companies. Brothers Bishton and Scull were active on the Victory Council and in organizing Red Cross Drives. Members: Frank Ahem, Rutland Beard, Robert Bishton, Frank Bouis, Robert Cannon, Charles Day, Donald Delahay, Byrd Dozier, Hamner Hawkins, Robert Jermain, William King, George MacVeigh, Jack MacVeigh, John Ring, Gordon Ross, William Scull, Franklin Seeley, Joseph Wilson, Charles Winn, William Yeager. Faculty: Mylo S. Downey, De Voe Meade, Albert L. Schrader, Robert V. Shirley, Charles E. White, W. Paul Walker. First row: Ahem, Bishton, Bouis, Delahay, Hawkins. Second row: Jermain, MacVeigh, MacVeigh, Ring, Scull. Third row: Seeley, Wilson, Winn, Yeager. 119 KA BETA KAPPA CHAPTER was founded at Washington and Lee University in 1865 and established at the University of Maryland in 1914. Prexied by Bob Stockbridge, the KA ' s were prominent in campus activi- ties, and many brothers held leading positions in sports and government. Members: Joseph Acito, Otis Ackrill, John Bowersox, John deKowzan, Frank Doory, Wade Dorsett, Edward Gauvin, Holmes Haw- kins, John Hauswaid, Frederick Heine, Edward Hoffman, Norman Horn, John Inglis, Edward Johnson, Peter Karangelen, Arthur Lundvall, Lloyd Mallonee, Wallace Mann, Robert Men- sonides, Leroy Schneider, Robert Stockbridge, James Saum, William Tarbert, Gilbert Tau- scher, Charles Williams. Pledges: Walter Beaucham, William Hickman, Robert Hillis. Faculty: Harold F. Cotterman, William W. Cobey, Ernest N. Coiy, George W. Dunlap, William H. Gravely, Leo J. Poelma, Stewart B. Shaw, Jesse W. Sprowls. First row: Ackrill, Bowersox, Gauvin, Hawkins, Heine. Second row: Hoffman, Horn, Inglis, Johnson, Karangelen. Third row: Mann, Mensonides, Stockbridge, Saum, Tauscher, Williams. r r f j 120 EN DELTA PHI CHAPTER was founded at Virginia Military Institute in 1869 and established at the University of Maryland in 1914. Although the Sigma Nu ' s gave up their house this year to the University for use as a men ' s dormitory, the " Snakes " still took part in many activities. The fraternity was represented in sports by Ed " Fearless " Hurson, who received the cup for the outstanding football player of the year, and Jack " Giggy " Flynn, who won top honors in basketball . Headed by J ack Thomas, the brothers worked hard to keep the White Star still shining on campus. Members: Daniel Boothe, Oscar Dubois, Erwin Engelbert, Edward Fennell, John Flynn, Harvey Holland, Clark Hudak, Edward Hur- son, George Keat, Deane Keith, James Kins- man, Robert Latimer, Robert Senser, Joseph Thomas, Hubert Werner, Percy Wolfe, Bruce Younger. Pledges: Thomas Chisari, William Coakley, Leslie Daly, Charles Hiden, Thomas Hoffecker, Wilbur Rock, Gordon Shipley, Robert Troll, Richard Tuschak, Michael Zetts. Faculty: George Abrams, Leslie E. Bopst, Albert Heagy, George Madigan, Henry Walls, Albert Woods. First row: Flynn, Holland, Hudak, Hurson, Keats, Keith. Second row: Kinsman, Rowney, Senser, Thomas, Younger. J- § C 1 i i 121 Ai: ALPHA SIGMA CHAPTER was founded at the College of the City of New York in 1899 and established at the University of Maryland in 1924. Led by President Phil Grill and Vice-President Charlie Proffen, the Delta Sigs pushed ahead. O.P.A. Econ- omist Buck Rogers acted as advisor, while Howard Donahue, the rifle champ, kept order at meetings. The fraternity average was held up by engineers Jim Spamer and Phil Grill. Although Uncle Sam took quite a toll of the members this year, and the brothers gave up their house to the University, the Delta Sigs still man- aged to leave their mark on campus. Members: Phillip Brewer, Nathaniel Eckhardt, Philip Grill, Kenneth Lyons, Arthur Naylor, Charles Proffen, James Spamer, John Summers, Clark Vincent, Warren Wagner. Faculty: August J. Prahl. First row: Brewer, Eckhardt, Grill, Lyons, Naylor. Second row: Proffen, Spamer, Summers, Vincent, Wagner. 122 AFP ALPHA THETA CHAPTER was founded at Ohio State University and the University of Illinois in 1908 and established at the University of Maryland in 1928. Despite depletion in manpower, the A.G.R. ' s carried on in many activities. In sports there was Bill Davidson, who won the " Fightingest Fighter " trophy, and Dave Jenkins who competed on the Varsity rifle team. In journalism Bob Spence held the positions of News Editor and Managing Editor of the Diamondback. In addition, the entire fraternity membership deserves credit for gaining permanent possession of the Interfra- ternity Council scholarship cup by winning it for the third successive year. Members: John Bennett, George Bowling, John Bruce, Robert Cain, Joseph Daugherty, Wil- liam Davidson, Robert Gilbertson, Richard Hall, John Holter, David Jenkins, Franklin McAdams, Robert Moreng, Howard Nash, Deward Porterfield, Harry Rieck, Thomas Smith, Robert Spence, Harold Thompson, Gerard Warwick. Pledges: Victor James, Verlin Krabill, David Rittenhouse. Faculty: Arthur Ahalt, Myron Berry, Samuel H. DeVault, Arthur B. Hamilton, Edgar F. Long, Paul R. Poffenberger, Arthur S. Thurs- ton, James B. Outhouse. First row: Bruce, Dougherty, Gilbertson, Hall, Holter. Second row: Jenkins, Moreng, Spence, Thompson. 123 K2: ALPHA ZETA CHAPTER was founded at the University of Maryland Law School in 1899 and established at the University of Maryland at College Park in 1940. Although weakened by losses to the armed services, Phi Kappa Sigma main- tained active status on campus through the efforts of the remaining brothers. Bill Gordon headed the handful of members still here during the summer. When he left for Officers ' Candidate School, the prexy job was taken over by Ed Meares. Return of four of the brothers from basic training also helped bolster membership, and morale in the fraternity. Members: Richard Berger, Bernard Di Pas- quale, Harry Frank, Hugh Garmany, William Gordon, Henry Howden, Willard Hubbard, Edward D. Meares, John Milligan, Benjamin Silver, Robert H. Thena. PW es; Joseph Diederich, Arthur Rapp. First row: Berger, Frank, Garmany, Gordon, Howden, Second row: Meares, Milligan, Pasquale, Silver. 124 EAM SIGMA CHI CHAPTER was founded at the College of the City of New York in 1909 and established at the University of Maryland in 1933. The war neither extinguished nor dimmed the lighted S.A.M. octagon on the red brick house atop Knox Road. With only eighteen actives during the year, the fraternity led first by Ray Kalven and later by Paul Pum- pian, continued to stand high in schol- arship, social activities and athletics. Members were represented in various campus projects, such as publications, musical organizations and Hillel Foun- dation. The house became a virtual service center on week-ends for visiting broth- ers who cherish memories of times spent on the Maryland campus. Members: Rolf Bercowitz, Leonard Berman, Robert Borenstein, David Broad, Donald Cohen, Melvin S. Cohen, Raymond Kalvan, Norman Katz, Gilbert Levine, Richard H. London, Stanley Macklin, Austin Oppenheim, Paul A. Pumpian, Howard Rasher, Harold Seligman, Norman Sherry, Calvin Zerwick. First row: Bercowitz, Borenstein, Cohen, Kalvan, Levine, London. Second row: Macklin, Pumpian, Rasher, Seligman, Sherry, Snyder, Zerwick. 125 We bought these with Bonds. Nettie Garman is crowned Homecoming Queen. The S.A.E. ' s have their Spring Formal. Yeah Team! " Pop " Gelinas, Postmaster. Blood Donation Unit. Paii ' -Hellenic Council THE Pan-Hellenic Council continued its policy of promoting good fel- lowship among the sisters in the ten sororities on campus. This was main- tained by holding monthly meetings at various sorority houses in order to dis- cuss problems confronting the Greek organizations. One of the most impor- tant projects accomplished this year was the revision of the Pan-Hellenic Constitution to fit the new wartime quarter plan at the University. The Council served as a mediator during rushing, saw that rushing regu- lations were maintained, and subjected offenders to specific penalties. Other activities included getting the sorori- ties on campus to cooperate with the Red Cross, Blood Donor and War Bond drives which did much to put these projects " over the top. " Officers for the year were; Barbara Kephart, President; Helen Biesecker, Vice-President; Betty Monocrusos, Sec- retary; and Irene Fredrickson, Treas- urer. First row: Molden, Smith, Richards. Second row. Stein, Cockerille, Fredrickson, Kephart, Biesecker, Wolfson, Monocrusos. Third row. Barban, Simmons, Dobihal, Bull, Stewart, Rich, Foster, Lundquist. Fourth row: Jenkins, Palmer, Wright, Caplan, Soden, Murray, Cohen, Wolowitz. 127 AAH BETA PHI CHAPTER was founded at Wesleyan Female College in 1851 and established at the University of Maryland in 1940. BETA Phi chapter of Alpha Delta Pi enjoyed another year of varied activities and leadership on the Mary- land campus. A " Red Sock " party introduced the fall season of social events for all A.D. Pi ' s on campus. Following this, the annual pledge formal proved to be one of the year ' s highlights, and featured an all-girl orchestra from Washington. Pajama parties proved very popular all year-round. At one, Bobbie Bur- dette caused not a little excitement when she made an extensive tour of the house while sleep-walking. The A.D. Pi ' s, with the assistance of the A.S.T. ' s, transformed the unused basement of the chapter house into a very adequate recreation room — with furniture and everything. The Christmas party, well remem- bered because of the frequent fuse- blowing, was a great success. The Yuletide spirit carried over to Christ- mas Eve for the marriage of Mable Klebold at the chapter house. The A.D. Pi ' s again kept up their tradition of serving refreshments to the partici- pants of the University Caroling Serv- ice during the holiday season. Alpha Delta Pi was well represented by competent teams in all the inter- sorority tournaments, and by numer- ous members in both W.R.A. and Sigma Tau Epsilon. Turning to the more serious side of college and scholarship, Betty Beggs was initiated into Alpha Lambda Delta, while Mildred Whitlow made Omicron Nu. The various Blood Banks and War Bond drives were enthusiastically sup- ported by the A.D. Pi ' s. This together with keeping up the morale of the Uni- versity in general and members of the A.S.T. in particular provided never a dull moment. 128 Members: Hilda Jane Adams, Violet Beebe, Betty Beggs, Meta Lucille Boyd, Roberta Bur- dette, Shirley Byers, Doris Carson, Phyllis Couchman, Lois Crouch, Ruth Dawson, Marcia Erskine, Vera Gatch, Cecile Hale, Catherine MacMorris, Emilie Martinsky, Jean Mc- Comas, Betty Ott, Vera Tompkins, Elizabeth Wallender, Mildred Whitlow. Pledges: Alvertta Bussey, Eleanor Ficke, Betty Anne Gordy, Sue Hastings, Bernadette Hol- land, Marie Jensen, Phyllis Johnson, Jane Mastin, Jeanne Mills, Betty Moffett, Barbara Skinner, Katherine Smith, Lucille Stringfellow, Anne Van Munching. First row: Adams, Beebe, Beggs, Boyd, Burdette, Carson. Second row: Couchman, Crouch, Dawson, Erskine, Gatch, Hale. Third row: MacMorris, Martinsky, McComas, Ott, Wallender, Whitlow. 129 KKr THE Kappas spent a profitable year together despite wartime prob- lems. After a very successful rushing season they settled down to varied ac- tivities, such as dances for the soldiers, a pledge dance, the Spinster Skip, and caroling at Christmas at Glenndale Sanatorium. Marilyn Henderson, Martha Ann Cotterman, Jane Woodring, and Mary- Jane Chase served on Mortar Board. Homecoming Queen Nettie Carman divided her time between being Treas- urer of Women ' s League and President of Kappa. Jane Woodring edited the Maryland Literary Quarterly, and in her spare time attended meetings of Pi Delta Epsilon with President Martha Ann Cotterman, Betty Jenkins and Betty Ring. Omicron Nu members included Jeanne Hovey, Marilyn Henderson, Martha Ann Cotterman and Ann Rev- ell Chadeayne. Polly Day attended her S.A.O. meet- ings while Mary Jane Rodgers, Betty Bowles and Ann Fusselbaugh staffed the Riding Club. Kay Weston drew GAMMA PSI CHAPTER was founded at Monmouth College in 1870 and established at the University of Maryland in 1929. innumerable posters, and the music department was taken care of by Claire Rich ' s violin. Ginger Bradford on the piano, Mary Lizbeth Timmons and Martha Curtiss in the Women ' s Chorus, and Bobbie Mumford as the secretary of the orchestra. Footlight Club members Jeanne Hovey, Kay Weston, and Secretary Marilyn Henderson took care of drama, and Barbara George, Frances Haller, Barbara Hicks and Marty Pohl helped to supply the Old Line Network with scripts. Another triumph for Kappa was counted when Ardelle Robinson was crowned Pledge Queen in January. Marty Hankins spurred on the bowl- ing team, Betty Cissel attended W.R.A. meetings, and Pat Willits and Doris Bohanan led cheers. Members: Ruth Aldridge, Dorothy Anderson, Lois Bliss, Ann Revel! Chadeayne, Mary Jane Chase, Martha Ann Cotterman, Polly Day, Virginia Galliher, Nettie Carma n, Martha Hankins, Marilyn Henderson, Nancy Hobson, Jeanne Hovey, Mary Pat Howe, Eleanor Jenkins, Jane Kudlich, Virginia Molden, Lu- cille Moncrieff, Marguerite Pearson, Caroline Ried, Clare Rich, Elizabeth Ring, Joan Rodgers, Mary Jane Rogers, Dale Sherman, Mary O. Shumate, Mary Howard Simmons, Margaret Snouffer, Maryanne Snyder, Martha Souder, Miriam Tittmann, Louise Vance, Kay Weston, Jane Woodring. 130 Pledges: Doris Bohanan, Betty Bowles, Vir- ginia Bradford, Elizabeth Cissel, Anna Mar- garet Clark, Martha Curtiss, Lucille De- Grazier, Poe Ewell, Sara Ann Fusselbaugh, Betty Gatch, Barbara George, Frances Haller, Nancy Lee Hendricks, Barbara Hicks, Jean Highbarger, Zenaide Jenkins, Edith Krenlich, Carolyn Moody, Barbara Mumford, Martha Pohl, Mary Lee Rainalter, Ardelle Robberson, Emogene Simmons, Joan Spears, Elna Staman, May Lizabeth Timmons, Marguerite Watson, Patricia Willits. Faculty: Miss M. Marie Mount, Mrs. Curry N. Caples, Miss Helen C. Williams. First row: Aldridge, Anderson, Chadeayne, Chase, Cotterman, Day, Galliher. Second row: Garman, Henderson, Hobson, Hovey, Howe, Jenkins, Reid. Third row: Rich, Ring, Rogers, Sherman, Shumate, Simmons. Fourth row: Snouffer, Snyder, Souder, Tittmann, Vance, Weston, Woodring. PV 131 r B BETA BETA CHAPTER was founded at Syracuse University in 1874 and established at the University of Maryland in 1940. MORTAR Board honors, Diamond- back participation, and numer- ous social functions highlighted the year for Gamma Phi Beta. President Ruth Startzman, Barbara Nutwell Simmons, Ruth Buchanan, and Ruth Blackwell distinguished them- selves as members of Mortar Board. In addition, Ruth Buchanan was Presi- dent of Women ' s League, Chairman of the Victory Council and helped to christen one of the planes purchased by the students. Bobbie Reed acquired one more honor with her position as Business Manager of the Diamond- back. Mrs. R. D. Hensel, our new house mother, was introduced to the campus at a tea on January 23. The expression " full house " took on a realistic mean- ing during Gamma Phi Beta Week when Gamma Phis from all around came to help celebrate. Recollections of the past year will al- ways include Joyce Murdock ' s rhumba technique, Ruth Buchanan and her accordion, and the paper forms of Bobby Rivenburgh and Phyllis Brooks. Ruth Startzman on a pair of crutches was a familiar sight on campus as well as around the house. Footlight props sometimes threatened to overrun the house; however, the daydodgers room could always be counted on as refuge. Entertainment was provided during the Monday night jam sessions and there was never a dull moment. Members: Frances Becker, Phyllis Brooks, Cecilia Buckner, Dorothy Cockerille, Jean Daly, Luann DeTar, Elaine Dobihal, Virginia Gibson, Geraldine Gladville, Mary Elizabeth Marker, Selma Helm, Margaret Hemple, Betty Jenkins, Mary-Lee Johnson, Janet Lingle, Ruth Lingle, Mary Jean McCarl, Joyce Mur- 132 dock, Wanda Pelczar, Jane Plitt, Barbara Reed, Joyce Reside, Barbara Rivenburgh, Frances Ann Schroeder, Mildred Sears, Mar- garet Slierman, Barbara Simons, Ruth Startz- man, Elsie Stevens, Ruth Vial, Margaret Weidenhamer. Pledges: Clara Lou Aber, Marilyn Bartlett, Margaret Becker, Ruth Grove, Ellen Hall, Ruth Haring, Mary June Heineman, Mary Jenkins, Irma Mervine, Jean Price, Ramona Randall, Patricia Schindel, Barbara Totman, Marjorie Vale, Betty Wathen, Louise White, Margaret Wood, Mary Jane Wright. Faculty: Miss Frances Ide. First row: Anderson, Becker, Blackwell, Brooks, Buchanan, Buchner. Second row: Cockerill, Daly, DeTar, Dobi- hal, Gibson, Gladville. Third row: Marker, Helm, Hemple, Hughes, Jenkins, Johnson. Fourth row: Lingle, Lingle, McCarl, Mervine, Murdock, Pelczar. Fifth row: Plitt, Reed, Reside, Rivenburgh, Schroeder, Sears. Sixth row: Sherman, Simons, Stevens, Vial, Weidenhamer. rM 133 EK BETA ZETA CHAPTER was founded at Colby College in 1874 and established at the University of Maryland in 1940. ONE of the most important steps taken by the Sigma Kappas dur- ing the year was the acquisition of their new home, the former Alpha Tau Omega house. While the brothers are off to the war the Sigma Kappas are making the most of their attractive home, as may be seen from some of the social activities held this year. Starting with an open house tea, at which time Mrs. T. J. Randolph, the new house mother, was presented to the campus, the sorority followed through the year with many social and informal gatherings, such as pajama parties, Sunday night buffet suppers, and in- formal teas to get acquainted wit h nearby chapters. Activities were planned with an eye toward the war effort as well as toward sociability. Dances were given for the members of the A.S.T. on campus, and officers from Fort Meade were invited to the annual Christmas formal. Friday nights found some of the Sigma Kappas helping still more in the war effort by acting as hostesses at the Stage Door Canteen. Sigma Kappa contributed to the Blood Bank, as well as to the many war drives, and ranked second in the campus junk jewelry drive. Our pledges sponsored a drive to supply the men at the Naval Hospital in Washington with assorted kits which not only proved to be extremely useful, but also helped to brighten some servicemen ' s Christmas. Many Sigma Kappas held offices on campus this year. Peggy Carpenter acted as vice-president of the Wesley 134 Club and Lois Walker was secretary of the orchestra. President Betty Mono- crusos, who was secretary of the Pan- Hellenic Council, guided the sorority during the enjoyable and profitable year. Members: Lucille Bowser, Margaret V. Carpen- ter, Elaine Craley, Virginia Gubisch, Norma Hatch, Jean Hofstetter, Florence Hurley, Jean F. Ingraham, Doris Lundquist, Elizabeth Monocrusos, Peggy Morrissey, Katherine Mur- gia, Louellen Vrahiotes, Lois Walker, Mary Lou Werner, Patricia Wolfe. Pledges: Louise Ball, Louise Carpenter, Helen CoUeran, Colleen Craley, June Foster, Pauline Mackie, Doris Marucci, Gertrude McElfresh, Ethel Niblett, Laura Petrone, Mary Rogers, Susan H. Weakley, Faculty Advisors: Miss Shirley R. Boulanger, Mrs. Elizabeth Hurst, Mrs. Marguerite Toole, Miss Charlotte Stubbs. First row: Bowser, Carpenter, Craley, Gubisch, Hatch, Hurley. Second row: Lundquist, Monocrusos, Morrissey, Murgia, Vrahiotes, Walker, Wolfe. 135 AAA ALPHA PI CHAPTER was founded at Boston College[in 1888 and established at the University of Maryland in 1934. DOTTiE CosEBOOM and Marjorie Falk, vice-chairman and secre- tary respectively of the Student Vic- tory Council made the Tri-Delts doubly conscious of air-raid regulations and blackouts during the past year. In fact they became so conscientious over their jobs that more than once the house was blacked out when the local fire sirens were sounded. In addition to their activities, Dottie was selected to christen one of the three Fairchild Trainer planes purchased through the war bond drive, and Marjorie was in charge of the very successful " Smokes for the Yanks " Drive. Our president, Edith Simmons, served as presiding officer of Footlight Club and Alpha Psi Omega, honorary dra- matic fraternity. In the middle of the year, Louise Owings replaced Jean Rudelius as treasurer of the Footlight Club. Jean, also first vice-chairman of the Student Board, headed the com- mittee for the " Jingle Ball " which was sponsored by that organization. Edith Dunford presided over Mortar Board, Senior Women ' s Honorary Fra- ternity, and Sigma Tau Epsilon, Ath- letic Honorary Fraternity for women. Other activities for the year included an interfraternity sing, sponsored by Tri-Delt, and the winning of the Sigma Kappa trophy which is presented each year to the women ' s group who engage in the largest number of activities spon- sored by the W.R.A. Members: Carlos Barnes, Velma J. Bull, Jean Burnside, Elizabeth Burris, Helen B. Calmes, Dorothy Clark, Beverly Conner, Dorothy Coseboom, Barbara Crane, Betty Crane, Edith Dunford, Anne Ewens, Marjorie Falk, Mar- garet Gantz, J anet Griffith, Betty J ane Grigsby , Dorothy Hargrove, June Hastings, Elizabeth Havens, Anne Johnson, Veatrice Johnson, Claire Kenney, Betty Manley, Clotilda Ma- teny, Dorothy McCallister, Margaret McKim, 136 Helen McKee, Louise Owings, Marjorie Ann Pfeiffer, Doris Phipps, Louise Richards, Virginia Royal, Jeanne Rudelius, Eleanor Seiter, Sylvia Shade, Kathleen Shaughnessy, Edith Simmons, Elizabeth Stader, Mary Jean Stout, Peggy Zeigler. Pledges: Patricia M. Brennan, Constance Brown, Jean Burton, Carol Collins, Carol Cook, Mercedes Davis, Betty Duval, Eleanor Eason, Jean Eickelberg, Marie Faulkes, Ro- berta Flanigan, Josephine Graybeal, Jean Harden, Geraldine Hathaway, Barbara Hoist, Jacqueline Hooppaw, Jane Linn, Phyllis Ann Louis, Jean Otto, Doris Palmer, Dorothy Reed, Betty Ritter, Jo Ann Robinson, Jean Roby, Jean Rubey, Rosemary Weidman, Carolyn Wilson. Faculty: Mrs. Claribel Welsh. First row: Barnes, Bull, Burnside, Burris, Calmes, Clark. Second row: Coseboom, Crane, Crane, Dunford, Falk, Gantz. Third row : Griffith, Grigsby, Hargrove, Hasting, Havens, Johnson. Fourth row: Johnson, Kenney, Manley, Mateny, McCallister, McKee. Fifth row: McKim, Owings, Pfeiffer, Phipps, Royal, Rudelius. Sixth row: Seiter, Shade, Shaughnessy, Simmons, Stater, Stout , Zeigler. W 1 f H l . ' " i 137 ASA BETA ETA CHAPTER was founded at Lombard College in 1893 and established at the University of Maryland in 1934. THE Alpha Xi " s plunged headlong into the activities for the year. During the summer they were awarded the coveted Gamma Phi Beta Scholar- ship Cup. The Homecoming Cup for the best house decoration came into their possession in the fall, after Kibby Ray, Ruth Osann, Jane Turner, Nancy Spies, and June Rightor sacrificed a night ' s sleep to achieve this goal. The Junk Jewelry Drive, under the leader- ship of Lou Aiello, was a great success with more than 4,000 pieces collected. Scholarship was stressed through the traditional Steak and Mush dinner which everyone is required to attend so that she may either receive her award or suffer her punishment. The Ice Capades in Washington brought a turn-out of all the girls to watch their sister, Pat Richards, per- form the beautiful figures she does on skates. Kate Schmoll contributed her services to the country by enlisting in the WAVES. This year marked the tenth anni- versary of the founding of Alpha Xi on the Maryland campus. This called for a special celebration for all members — new and old — which was put over in a big way by Dorothy Aiello. June Cameron was elected Women ' s- Member-at-Large and secretary-treas- urer of Women ' s League ; Evelyn Men- dum was tapped by Phi Kappa Phi; Nancy Spies was elected president of Omicron Nu; Virginia Raymond be- came vice-president of Y.W.C.A. ; Lou Aiello was vice-president of the Span- ish Club; and Helen Beisecker was vice-president of Pan-Hel. Members: M. Angela Aiello, Kathlyn Bailey, Helen Biesecker, June Cameron, Elizabeth Clark, Margaret Coggins, Margaret Earp, Beryl Gompers, Ellen Jeffers, Linda Kieny, Ruth Lamond, Grayce Martin, Gloria Mel- linger, Evelyn Mendum, Holley Murray, Har- riet Olker, Ruth Osann, Carolyn Post, Virginia Raymond, June Rightor, Betty Root, Mary Sewell, Jean Smith, Nancy Spies, Phyllis 138 Stortz, Natalie Titrington, Ann Turcotte, Jane Turner, Erma Welsh, Jeanne Wirsing, Mildred Witz, Milicent Wright. Pledges: Anna Carroll, Aspasia Cheppas, Sally Dubois, Frances Ann Ellsworth, Mary Foster, Jeanne Hendricks, Carolyn Irish, Geraldeen Jarnegin, Kathleen Malamphy, Margaret Max- field, Helen Merrit, Eleanor McCabe, Marie Main, Barbara Marshall, Lois Martin, Jose- phine Miller, Jean Murphy, Florence Nevy, Gloria Pasquella, Catherine Ray, Margaret Richardson, Jean Root, Babbette Sellhausen, Patricia Spellacy, Margaret Stitely, Shirley Wilson, Jean Waters. First row: Aiello, Biesecker, Cameron, Coggins, Gompers, Jeffers, Kieny. Secxynd row: Lamond, Martin, Mellinger, Mendum, Murray, Olker, Osann. Third row: Post, Rightor, Root, SchmoU, Sewell, Smith, Spies. Fourth row: Stortz, Turcott, Turner, Welsh, Wirsing, Witz, Wright. 139 Aon PI DELTA CHAPTER was founded at Barnard College in 1897 and established at the University of Maryland in 1924. . AT the head of College Avenue is ji , the red brick mansion with the white columns that is the home of the A. O. Pi ' s. Led by prexy Irene Fred- rickson, who was also president of the Women ' s Chorus and treasurer of the Pan-Hellenic Council, the girls went in for a number of activities. Pat Lass- well, first vice-chairman of the Student Board, conducted various philanthropic projects, such as selling magazine sub- scriptions to raise funds for the support of a department of the Frontier Nur- sing Service and collecting toys and books for the Children ' s Hospital at Christmas. The presidency of Women ' s League and secretaryship of Mortar Board kept Dotty Merkel busy. Jay Andreae, past A.O.Pi president and treasurer of the Pan-Hellenic Council, was elected president of Mortar Board. Jay was also in Pi Delta Epsilon and Phi Kappa Phi and in any good bridge game; only she got her man and left us. " Little Boo " Boswell, who went to Florida for Christmas and came back a luscious tan, held down the offices of secretary- treasurer of the Student Board and vice-president of Mortar Board. ' Vivian Pruitt was on the Student Musical Ac- tivities Committee. Jan Jordan, a transfer from Northwestern University, and " Pete " Peterson were quite musi- cal too, but they specialized in boogie- woogie duets. Kitty Briggs, another transfer but from the Deep South, was society editor of the Diamondback. Susie Randall ' s extra-curricular work led her to Annapolis and she ended up with a Naval Academy miniature. But the main activity participated in by all the girls was letter-writing every night and anxious waiting for the postman at lo o ' clock each morning. Members: Janet Andreae, Betty Atkinson, Thelma Booth, Frances Bradley, Katherine Briggs, Mary Conklin, George-Anna Diehl, Jean Engelbach, Irene Fredrickson, Janet Harlow, 140 Frances Haszard, Jacqueline Hood, Virginia Hutchinson, Janet Jordan, Patricia Lasswell, Dorothy Merkel, Marcelle O ' Shaughnessy, Vivian Pruitt, Suzanne Randall, Muriel Roth- man, Lina May Saum, Jean Scheller, Jean Smith, Jean Soden, Nancy Troth. Pledges: Patricia Barrett, Betty Beeks, Martha Blackman, Claire Booth, Rose Marie Bridges, Adelaide Clark, Jean Davidson, Gloria Eisele, Bette Garner, Charlene Harding, Lorraine HoUeman, Ellyn Holt, Dorcas Jones, Mary Joyce, Jean Kurz, Shirley Ann Knibb, Ellen Lawton, Joy McFarlane, Nataly Notz, Eleanor Peterson, Lois Reed, Virginia Lee Reid, Phyl- lis Sell, Nedra Simmons, Clarissa Stewart, Lois Wellington. Faculty: Mrs. Frieda McFarland, Mrs. Kath- ryn Scott. F sf row.- Andreae, Atkinson, Booth, Boswell, Bradley, Briggs. Second row: Conklin, Diehl, Engelbach, Fredrick- son, Haszard, Hutchinson. Third row: Jordon, Laswell, Merkel, O ' Shaughnessy, Pruitt, Randall. Fourth row: Rothman, Saum, Scheller, Smith, Soden, Troth, Walton, Wolfe. f a il 1; M 0 M 141 KA THE man shortage hit the Kappa Deltas just as it hit everyone; but, to boost morale, the sorority adopted first a baby boy and then a K.D. papa. The boy was five-year-old Melvyn Jones, an English refugee, and the papa is the vacat ion house guard. In August the first annual conven- tion of the of Eicers of Alpha Province of Kappa Delta was held at the Mary- land chapter house. The local chapter was given the Progress Award for their accomplishments of the past two years. October found Frannie Pfeiffer the first woman president of the Student Board and Barbara Kephart president of Pan-Hel and business manager of the Terrapin. In January Helen DeLoach followed in roommate Fran- nie ' s footsteps by being elected second vice-chairman of the Student Board. Lovie McDonnell was appointed wo- men ' s editor of the Terrapin; Betsy Hine carried on her cheer leading; and Shirley Armstrong was elected presi- ALPHA RHO CHAPTER was founded at Virginia State Normal School in 1897 and established at the University of Maryland in 1929. dent of the Spanish Club. The K.D. ' s claim they had more fun this year than ever before, and with conditions such as they are, that is a generous statement. We do know that the famous, one and only. Sixteen Club was formed. Bull sessions were held in the " Green Room " with Bobbie Faulk- ner doing lab work during her off hours. Members: Shirley Armstrong, Evelyn Baliles, Dorothy Barnard, Jean Bennett, Jacqueline Brophy, Esther Bundy, Constance Campbell, Catherine Cochran, Jean Coney, Helen De- Loach, Barbara Faulkner, Catherine Ford, Harriet Ford, Virginia Giles, Constance Hart- man, Vera Hartman, Jean Heckman, Eliza- beth Hine, Barbara Kephart, Elinor McDon- nell, Jane O ' Rourk, Phyllis Palmer, Lovedy Pedlow, Frances Pfeiffer, Betty Rowley, Do- raine Russell, Elizabeth Saffell, Marean Shea, Betty Smith, Lucille Stewart, Lucille Stringer, 142 Faith Victor, Helen Walker, Patricia Ward, Jane Wells, Marie White. Pledges: Lila Andrews, Kerry Arnold, Mary Dixon Ashley, Betty Jane Atherton, Harriet Atherton, Beverly Beckett, Eleanor Beckley, Jeanne Carre, Jean Chickering, Patricia Cook, Gertrude Davdison, Mary Harris Davis, Lois Fritz, Elizabeth Gamble, Jane Hershey, Gloria Hoffman, Mary Keough, Lillian Koch, Mary Lou Ludwig, Elizabeth Mullen, Betty O ' Flah- erty, Mary Palmer, Dorothy Pitt, Betty Jane Richards, Jean Rowley, Betty Sanderson, Betty Lee Saumenig, Mary Sharp, Phyllis Thompson, Jean Tryon, Ruth Ann Wagy, Mary June Williams, Betty Jane Woelfel, Betty Wynne. Faculty: Miss Alma H. Preinkert, Miss Susan Harmon. First row: Armstrong, Baliles, Barnard, Brophy, Bundy, Coney. Second row: DeLoach, Faulkner, Ford, Ford, Giles, Hartman. Third row: Hartman, Hine, Keough, Kephart, McDonnell, Palmer. Fourth row: Pedlow, Pfeiffer, Rowley, Russell, Sharp, Shea. Fifth row: Smith, Stewart, Stringer, Walker, Ward, White. ' p ' ., ' 4 143 ALPHA MU CHAPTER was founded at Barnard College in 1909 and established at the University of Maryland in 1943. COMPLETING our first year as active Alpha Epsilon Phi members the girls of Alpha Mu have many happy memories to look back on. The highlight of the past year for Alpha Epsilon Phi on the Maryland campus was the crowning of Sister Vivian Smelkinson as War Bond Queen of the 1944 War Bond Contest which was held on the campus in March. Alpha Epsilon Phi led the campus with a total of $153,226. In addition, we pledged a fine group of eighteen girls. Socially the sorority has been in a whirl for the whole twelve months. In the fall we were honored by having our National Dean, Flo Orringer, who visited the chapter house for nearly a week. Later six A. E. Phi ' s from Hunter College visited us in February and we gave a party in their honor which was termed the success of the season. In scholarship Jean Kaplan main- tained the honor of the sorority by being initiated into Sigma Alpha Omi- cron, national honorary bacteriology fraternity; and Estelle Wolowitz rep- resented the sorority in the Footlight Club. The Scrap and the Blood Donor Campaigns had the support of the Alpha Mu ' s. To compare notes with some of our sorority sisters from schools in the New York area, we visited them and were invited to a Tri-Chapter Tea at Hunter College. The Tea was held at the beau- tiful, old Roosevelt House at Hunter College. In addition to celebrating the first anniversary of our membership in Alpha Epsilon Phi, we also celebrated 144 the first anniversary of Mrs. Ruark ' s service with us as house mother. Members: Rhona Benesch, Rhona Bernstein, Evelyn Bressler, Beverly Brody, Myra Cohen, Sylvia Feldman, Anne Freeman, Lucille Gor- fine, Bessie Greenspoon, Marjorie Herman, Norma Hofstadter, Jean Kaplan, Hannah Needle, Rosabelle Reiser, Anita Ruskin, Ruth Shur, Vivian Smelkinson, Gloria Waldman, Ruth Wolfson, Estelle Wolowitz, Jean Yalom. Pledges: Helene Aaronson, Zona Applebaum, Carol Bernstein, Alberta Cluster, Phyllis Ep- land, Natalie Eskwith, Tema Goldiner, Judith Goldstein, Irene Kerchek, Florence Konigs- berg, Myra Levinson, Elaine Ogus, Vivian Rose, Tema Rubinstein, Reta Smith, Florence Tolstoi, Adrianne Winters, Naomi Ziggles. First row: Burnstein, Bressler, Brody, Cohen, Feldman, Freeman. Second row: Gorfine, Greenspoon, Herman, Hofstadter, Kaplan, Needle, Reiser. Third row: Ruskin, Shur, Smelkinson, Waldman, Wolfson, Wolowitz, Yalom. 145 EZ BETA ALPHA CHAPTER was founded at Hunter College in 1913 and established at the University of Maryland in 1936. THE Phi Sigma Sigmas not only maintained their outstanding rec- ord in " all out for victory " efforts, but also added their own " all out for good fun " campaign. High spots among these activities were the annual House Mothers ' Banquet, given for the house mothers of all fraternity and dormitory groups ; open house teas ; and the Coed Canteen, which welcomed the A.S.T.P. men to the University. All was not play for the Phi Sigs, however, as was proven by their earn- ing first place in the jewelry drive, donating blood, topping all sororities in contributions for " Smokes for the Yanks, " knitting for the Red Cross, salvaging scrap, donating $50.00 to the Community Chest Fund, and con- tributing to Phi Sig ' s national cam- paign for the purchase of a clubmobile to be given to the Red Cross. These general projects did not hin- der the individual activities of the girls, for never a week passed without Betsy Weinstein, Betty Barban, Phyllis Wol- pert, Ruth Singer, and Jeanne De La Viez going over to Walter Reed Hos- pital to help cheer the spirits of the boys. Cherie Packman, a fetching nurse ' s aide, did her share at Sibley Hospital, while Evie Stoll and Lucille Stein busied themselves with the A.W.V.S. Betty Barban, Women ' s League Rep- resentative, was instrumental in form- ing the Off-Campus Council, while Lila Berkman worked on Footlight activities. Irene Caplan divided her time between the Diamondback and the Victory Council, and Lynn Raskin was chosen to be a member of the Home- coming Queen ' s Court. Marian Sha- piro found time to become a member 146 of Sigma Alpha Omicron and Zelda Goodstein was elected to Phi Kappa Phi. Members: Betty Barban, Clementine Barship, Lila Berkman, Annette Bernstein, Bernice Biron, Sylvia Bravman, Alma Brendler, Irene Capian, Jeanne de La Viez, Alma Finkelstein, Zara Gordon, Zelda Goodstein, Muriel Horo- witz, Marcelle Katz, Phyllis Kolodner, Rosa- lynde Kolodner, Aileen Levin, Vera Margclies, Bernice Margulis, Charlotte Packman, Arline Raskin, Marian Shapiro, Ruth Singer, Florence Spivak, Lucille Stein, Evelyn Stoll, Marcia Tashof, Evelyn Weinstein. First row: Barban, Barship, Berkman, Bernstein, Biron, Bravman. Second row: Capian, Finkelstein, Goldstein, Horowitz, Katz, Kolodner. Third row: Kolodner, Levin, Margolies, Margulis, Packman, Raskin, Singer. Fourth row: Spivak, Stein, Stoll, Tashof, Wasserman, Weinstein, Wolpert. K • wW ' « W ' -m 147 Ind ex Administration Officers 14 Agriculture, College of 18 A.I.Ch.E 69 A.I.E.E 68 Alpha Chi Sigma 79 Alpha Delta Pi 128 Alpha Epsilon Phi 144 Alpha Gamma Rho 123 Alpha Lambda Delta 80 Alpha Omicron Pi 140 Alpha Psi Omega 17 Alpha Tau Omega 119 Alpha Xi Delta 138 Army Specialized Training Program 105 Arts and Sciences, College of . . . 20 A.S.C.E 69 A.S.M.E 68 Baptist Student Union 64 Basketball 94 Beauties 109 Board of Regents 14 Boxing 96 Business and Public Administration, College of . . . 27 Byrd, President 13 Canterbury Club 65 Clef and Key 60 Daydodgers Club 70 Dean of Men 15 Dean of Women 15 Dedication 4 Delta Delta Delta 136 Delta Sigma Phi 122 Diamondback 54 Dormitories, Women 72 Education, College of 30 Engineering, College of 33 Football 90 Footlight Club 58 Fraternities and Sororities 113 Gamma Phi Beta 132 Graduate School Council 16 Hillel Foundation 65 Home Economics Club 71 Home Economics, College of . . . 39 Honoraries 73 In Memoriam 6 Interfraternity Council 114 Kappa Alpha 120 Kappa Kappa Gamma 130 Kappa Delta 142 Lutheran Club 66 M Book 56 Military 100 Mortar Board 75 Newman Club 66 Nursing, School of 43 Old Line Network 57 Omicron Delta Kappa 74 Omicron Nu 85 Orchestra, Student 61 Organizations 47 Pan-Hellenic Council 127 Phi Delta Theta 115 Phi Eta Sigma 81 Phi Kappa Phi 78 Phi Kappa Sigma 124 Phi Sigma Sigma 146 Physical Education Program ... 88 Pi Delta Epsilon 76 Presbyterian Club 67 Religious Life Committee 64 Riding Club 63 Rifle Team 102 ROTCBand 103 Sigma Alpha Epsilon 117 Sigma Alpha Mu 125 Sigma Alpha Omicron 82 Sigma Chi 116 Sigma Kappa 134 Sigma Nu 121 Sigma Tau Epsilon 84 S.M.A.C 60 Spanish Club 71 Sports and Military 87 Students 17 Student Board 48 Student Life 46, 50, 86, 126 Student Life Committee 15 Tau Beta Pi 83 Terrapin 52 Theta Chi :....118 Trail Club 70 Victory Council 49 Wesley Club 67 Women ' s Chorus 62 Women ' s Sports 98 W.R.A 63 148 !1 ♦C »-• i x at


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