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1 ' ' J i, ' • ■ ' 5 ' ' i Bilii:;oiORAM ? ' -i of florence state X ALABAMA COLLECTION Restricted For Library Use Only lENCE STATEtWl ■. " i, ' ' 3 1569 00266 0048 DOES COLLIER LIBRARY FCORENCE STATE UNIVr.R =:T ' FLORENCE. ALABAMA Words of wisdom that Turris has found to he tried and true. " ( iu II ' by Rudyard Kipling If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being lied about, don ' t deal in lies, Or being hated don ' t give way to hating, And yet don ' t look too good, nor talk too wise: If you can dream . . . and not make dreams your master; If you can think . . . and not make thoughts your aim; If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster And treat those two impostors just the same; If you can bear to hear the truth you ' ve spoken Twisted by knaves to make a trap for fools. Or watch the things you gave your life to, broken. And stoop and build ' em up with worn-out tools: If you can make one heap of all your winnings And risk it on one turn of pitch-and-toss. And lose, and start again at your beginnings And never breathe a word about your loss; If you can force your heart and nerve and sinew To serve your turn long after they are gone. And so hold on when there is nothing in you Except the Will which says to them: " Hold on! " If you can talk with crowds and keep your virtue, Or walk with Kings . . . nor lose the common touch. If neither foes nor loving friends can hurt you, If all men count with you, but none too much; If you can fill the unforgiving minute XX- ith sixty seconds ' worth of distance run. Yours is the Earth and everything that ' s in it. And . . . which is more . . . you ' ll be a Man, my son! n l " - PRESENTING - Th lORAMA of Florence State Volume XI The DIORAMA is the yearbook of Florence State College and is publishcJ bv and for the students. MALRICJ; RLl.Ct, EJjtoi- ALllX COUCH. Business Maii.iger Uj ' J f ' i J IN MEMORIAM % of Mrs. Eva T. Richardson «r Social Dirtctor of $ ' W ' illinghani Hall Mr. George Stanford Graduating Senior of 1957 y n » H» !£i2il« J: -- - L. ' : " CONTENTS INI RODl CTION _ . 1-9 FOR! V ORD 10 ADMIMSTRATION 11-13 DIDK ATK ) 14 ( AMin S lU ILDINGS 1V33 ACADIMICS 34-53 l " aculty 36-49 Directors 50-51 Staff 52-53 CLASSES - 54-91 Seniors 56-67 Juniors 68-73 Sophomores 74-81 Freshmen 82-91 STCDFNT LIFF AND SNAPSHOTS 94- ni FFATl ' RFS 152-175 Diorama Beauties 154-161 Honors 170-175 Courts . 162-169 ORCANIZATIONS .-.. 176-217 Aim. I lies 219-257 Program 220-222 Tennis 223-225 Baseball 226-229 Basketball 230-237 Rifle Team 238-239 Intramurals 240-241 Football 242-256 Al) IRIISI RS AND INDEXES 257-293 Ativcrtiscmcnts 259-286 hulexcs 288-293 n RRIS 111)1 LIS 294-296 15C019 A monument to the past, a sentinel of the future . . . this is Wesleyan Hall. Historic Wesleyan dates back to 1855 when the college was first moved to the present location. This medieval-styled structure has stood many long years of use and service and has seen the rise and fall of men and nations that will be recorded forever in our history books. The year, 1957, marked another event very important in the history of our school. In this year, Florence State Teachers College ceased to be and the college began a new era of progress and prosperity with the adoption of the name, Florence State College. This change, seem- ingly of little significance, verified the growth and development of our school from a single-purpose teacher training institution to a publicly acknowledged multi-purpose college. Old Wesleyan Hall has seen other names come and go since the college was moved in 1855 from LaGrange to its present site. In this year of transition it became Florence Wesleyan University and soon there came the pall of war over the land. It was forced to close its doors and was not reopened until 1872 when the Methodist Church deeded the University to the state and it was reopened under the name of State Normal School. Even today some of its graduates still refer to the school as the ' Normal School. ' In 1929, a fourth change took place and the new name was State Teachers College, and thus, it remained until the summer of 1957 when the state Legislature passed a bill, started by student campaign and petition, changing the name of our school to I lorcntc State College " mmmtmt THIS IS FLORENCE STATE - Florence State is located in an area highly favorable for its growth and development. The city of Florence, Alabama, is a progressive and flourishing municipality of over 30,000 population. It is a part of the Tri-Cities area, combining it with Sheffield and Tuscumbia with all three having a total population of over 65,000. This size and location affords FSC students metropolitan advantages in a friendly and progressive community. - THE CITY AND THE RIVER, The mighty Tennessee River is probably the chief economic factor in tlie thriving prosperity of the Tri-Cities area. It has brought several large manufac- turing firms and thousands are employed in them, all of them contributing to further growth. Attraction to industries is not the only thing the Tennessee River with its large TVA dams and public utilities affords the Tri-Citics and Morence State. It is a water wonderland of recreation the year around, and to rSC students a never-ending source of healthful and wholesome fun and FOREWORD The purpose of this yearbook, and all yearbooks, is to tell a story. This is the story of Florence State during the 10=)7- ' i8 school year. The story during this past year had many facets and to tell it in all its entirety the voice of Turris Fidelis is being used. Turris, who has been around for a good many years and sees everything that goes on on his campus, is the legendary spirit which in- habits the historic towers of Wesleyan Hall. Turris ' s love for ESC and omniscient power make him an ideal narrator for our story, and as you leaf through these pages of the ' =18 Diorama the staff hopes you will like his story. It is your story . . . from the beginning until the end ... the story of Florence State during 1958. Dr. Ethelberf B. Norton Since his arrival at Florence State ten years ago, Dr. Norton has served as an able president of Florence State. He has worked always in the interest of the students, who consider him as a fricntl as well as chief administrator. In his office. President Norton serves as an under THE PRESIDENT standing, wise, and digiutied exetulive who at all times welcomes a chat with students and faculty. A I his home, he acts as a gracious host, always li.i| p to receive visits from members of the college HIS EXCELLENCY, James E. Folsom Governor James E. Folsom, by virtue of his office, is President of the State Board of Education which assumes the ultimate authority and control over our college. As a result of such a method of control by the State Board of Education, the operation of Florence State College rests in the hands of the people themselves who provide the necessary tax money for its operation. Austin R. Meadows, Secretary and Executive Officer of the State Board of Education, is State Superintendent of Education. THE ALABAMA STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION The Board James E. Folsom, President Austin R. Meadows, Secretary and Executive Officer Robert R. Locklin, First District Charles G. Dobbins, Second District J. P. Faulk, Jr., Third District Harry M. Ayers, Fourth District J. J. Benford, Fifth District E. W. Skidmore, Sixth District Rankin Fite, Seventh District W. Van Gilbert, Eighth District Paul Snow, Ninth District Dr. Turner W. Allen THE DEAN To tlic Dean of tlic collc ;e p) all manner of problems, academic ami personal. Dean Allen is a kind, sympathetic counselor who has a solution for the problems which Tlorcnce State students bring. No officer of the colleqe has more respect and admiration from the students than the dean. His willingness to help is recognized and appreciated bv all who know him. Although only the second e.ir 111 this capacity, De.ui Allen has gained a favored snot m tl he faculty and stu- ...r • The 1958 Diorama would like to make this eleventh edition of the Diorama an expression of thanks to Florence State College. It is an unusual to dedicate a book to a college but the staff felt that it was the most deserving of all the people and ideals and other suggested things to honor so by dedication. So, to Florence State College, its lofty ideals, faculty, and students and all the memories and friends it has helped us to gain, we respectfully and humbly dedicate this 1958 Diorama and we hope it will serve in years to come as a symbol of your own thanks and appreciation to your alma mater. i! - iA ▼r " w . ' VilK :i Diorama 1958 CAMPUS AND GROUNDS The campus at Florence State is a thing of beauty the year around. The buildings and grounds are steeped with a mellowness and air of tradition put here by constant use and service. What a story the legendary Turris Fidelis could tell if he would come down from atop his perch in the turrets and towers of historic Wesleyan Hall! Covering forty acres of hills and mounds, Florence State is located in a residential area near downtown Florence. It possesses a special beauty that varies with each season. Spring brings forth a myriad of colors, odors and sounds all over the campus. Who will ever forget the delicate pinkness and whiteness of the billowing dogwood trees in front of O ' Neal Hall? Stimulating freshness fills you with energy and enthusiasm. Color fills the air as the scarlet buds of the maple trees venture out and become chartreuse spires of spring. Everywhere the air is warm and humid and filled with the odor of blossoms and damp soil and there is a monotonous hum of voices, birds, and buzzing insects. An air of expectancy covers everything. Unobtrusively and quietly, summer pushes away the freshness and delicacy of spring. Darker and more intense colors come over the landscape. The trees are no longer fairy-like clouds of light green, but have become great clusters of rustling shadow-filled leaves. The air settles to a dry stillness and the sidewalks burn as you walk in the blinding glaring white sun. The rock garden, with its square little pool, offers a refuge from the heat. You can stand and look at the reflection of your image in the still crystal surface of the pool. And as you stand there gazing, fat, sleek goldfish glide silently beneath the surface of the water and the reflection becomes distorted as a cool breeze stirs between the trees and as time passes, the surface of the pool is covered with leaves of crimson, yellow, and gold. Autumn creeps in almost unnoticed as the sudden rush of new-semester activities envelops you. The leaves have blossomed forth with colors reminiscent of spring except they are more daring and loud with yellow and crimson predominating. Suddenly, the color is gone and bareness and greyness comes over the campus. Christmas brings artificial colors of lights about the grounds as the dormitories prepare for holiday seasons. As you walk about in the grey twilight, you hear the voices of students floating from the living room of O ' Neal as they join in singing their favorite carols. All about there is a feeling of warmth and cosiness The real beauty of winter comes when snow and ice cover the campus with light downy whiteness. It becomes a wonderland as the countless infinite crystals float down and land with a soft sticky hushed sound upon the fallen dry and curled leaves. The amphitheater takes on a particularly beautiful look as the shining pure white columns are lost in a swirl of waftin g white flakes and the gaunt, naked, and twisted limbs of the trees are festooned with clear and tapered icicles. The lawns and car tops are frosted with whiteness. The dull leaden sky often opens to let a spotlight of sunshine radiate the panorama with a blaze of tinsel and sequins and then retreats back under the clouds to leave you with a fleeting memory of beauty. The 19 ' ' S Diorama has tried to capture permanently some of the impressions of our campus in pictures on the following pages. The entrances and doorways are shown because they represent the most familiar and most used part of any building. Turris Fidelis views this scene cich day as the twilight fades into darkness. aihu BIBB GRAVES HALL I ■ ' m S il i Ml, 11 I Ll STRIPUN HALL LLEGE ART CENTER »s t " RIGHT: Speech md Hetirnig Cenl Blil.OW: Baptist Student Center IMPORTANT BUILDINGS AT FLORENCE STATE ' ' ■-iy i li ' ism •FLORENCE STATE IS A PRETTY TRADITIONAL COLLEGE, AND I AM PRETTY MUCH THAT WAY MYSELF. I HAVE SEEN QUITE A FEW CHANGES TAKE PLACE AROUND HERE BUT LITTLE HAS HAPPENED TO AFFECT ME. I HAVE THE SAME OUTLOOK EACH YEAR AS NEW STUDENTS ARRIVE AND THE GRAD- UATES LEAVE. I ALWAYS FEEL SO PROUD OF MYSELF AND FLORENCE STATE EACH YEAR AT GRADUA- TION, BUT THEN I STOP TO THINK THAT THOSE WHO REALLY DESERVE THE CREDIT SELDOM ARE RECOGNIZED. THOSE PEOPLE ARE THE INSTRUCTORS AND STAFF MEM BERS AND OTHER LEADERS DURING THE STUDENTS ' FOUR YEARS OF TRAINING IN ACADEMIC ARTS AND SCIENCES AS WELL AS HELP IN PERSONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT. ■YEP, I AM MORE THAN PROUD OF OUR ACADEMIC STAFF AND PROGRAM AT FLORENCE STATE AND THE BEGINNING OF THE GRADUATE DIVISION IN EDUCA- TION WAS EVEN MORE TO PRIDE MYSELF ON. ■WITHIN THE FOLLOWING PAGES ARE PICTURES AND STORIES OF THE INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF AND ALL THOSE WHO HELP TO RUN THIS INSTITUTION AND ALSO A BRIEF SUMMARY OF SOME OF THE COURSES AND TYPES OF WORK OFFERED AT MY OLD TRADITIONAL KINGDOM. " • ACADEMICS • FACULTY • DIRECTORS • STAFF ENGLISH, SPEECH, DRAMA AND FOREIGN LANGUAGES DEPARTMENTS Dr. Dickison Dr. McAdams Mr. Allen Chairman English Chjirmati Foreign Dept. Language Depl. • DR. ROLAND B. DICKISON, A.B., B.S., Ph.D., A.B., 1945, Colorado College; M.A., 1948, University of Florida; B.S., 1950, United States Merchant Marine Academy; Ph.D., 1950, University of Florida. Florence since 1953. •DR. LAURA JEAN McADAMS, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., A.B., 1928, Erskine College; M.A., 1929, University of South Carolina; Ph.D., 1949, University of Kentucky. Florence since 1947. •MR. C. W. ALLEN, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1931, Harding College; M.A., 1932, University of Oklahoma. Florence since 1956. •MRS. VIOLA CLARK, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1926, M.A., 1939, George Peabody College. Florence since 1926. •MRS. C. C. COOPER, B.S., 1928, George Peabody College. Florence since 1955. •MR. HENRY T. HARVEY, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1933, Western Michigan College; M.A., 1939, University of Michigan. Florence since 1948. •DR. ALBERT S. JOHNS- TON, JR., A.B., M.A., Ph.D., A.B., 1941, University of North Carolina; M.A., 1948, Ph.D., 1951, University of Florida. Florence since 1954. •MRS. CATHERINE C. JONES, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1929, Newcomb College; M.A., 1954, University of Alabama. Florence since 1952. •MRS. EARL MASTERSON, A.B., A.B., 1922, University of Alabama. Florence since 1957. 5efo« ro«v • MR. EDWARD E. MATIS, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1951, Lock Haven State Teachers College; M.A., 1952, University of Alabama. Florence since 1952. •MISS JULIA NEAL, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1931, M.A., 1933, Western Kentucky State College. Florence since 1946. •MR. JOHN R. RODMAN, A.B., B.D., A.B., 1943, University of Southern California; B.D., 1945, Princeton Theological Semmary. Florence since 1956. •MR. ROBERT K. SHARP, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1952, M.A., 1954, Vanderbilt University. Florence since 1957. •MISS GLADYS SHEPARD, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1931, Randolph-Macon Woman ' s College; M.A., 1940, Columbia University. Florence since 1942. •MR. J. N. WINN, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1928, Dartmouth College; M.A., 1941, Columbia University. Florence since 1950. These girls look as if they ' re listening to David Hooks reading from Sh.ik 36 I rM d ' M Mrs. Clark Mrs. Cooper Mr. Matis Miss Neal Mr Harvey Dr lohnston Mrs. Jones Mrs, Masterson Mr Rodman Mr Sharp Miss Shepard Mr. Winn Under the department of English are the departments of speech and drama, with a major being offered in English and a minor in speech, drama, and English. In the foreign language department, a minor is offered in French and Spanish while two years of German are offered. Twelve hours of English and two hours of speech are requirements for graduation. This year the English Club ' s publication of " Light and Shadows " was excellent and it was well received by the students. In it were poems, short stories, essays, and plays written by students of Florence State. In the categories of poetry, short stories, and essays in the Birmingham News Writing Contest entries by students from Florence State were chosen as the best in each of these three divisions. The essay also was number one in the Southern Literary Festival. This fall ' s ambitious production by the Rehearsal Club of Arthur Miller ' s " Death of a Salesman " was very out- standing and was believed by many students to be the best of the Club ' s productions in recent years. Courses in Club Shn ..,vh„s .., liic Rchcj the sprini; play, A . EDUCATION AND PSYCHOLOGY DEPARTMENT AND LIBRARY SCIENCE DEPARTMENT Dr. Brock Chanm.ui of Ed. and Psy. • DR. HOYT M. BROCK, B.S., M.A., Ed.D., B.S., 1926, Birmingham Southern College; M.A., 1938, University of Alabama; Ed.D., 1946, Teachers College, Columbia University. Florence since 1953. •MISS FANNIE SCHMITT, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1922, M.A., 1943, University of Alabama. Florence since 1953. •MRS. GRADY ARNETT, B.A., M.A., B.A., 1934, University of Florida; M.A., 1950, Vanderbilt University. Florence since 1957. •MRS. VIRGINIA ADAMS, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1937, Florence State Teachers College; M.A., 1956, University of Alabama. Florence since 1953. •MISS ILA COX, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1951, Florence State Teachers College; M.A., 1951, George Peabody College. Florence since 1948. •MR. W. L. DAVIS, B.S., M.A., M.Ed., B.S., 1929, M.A., 1930, University of Alabama; M.Ed., 1955, George Peabody College. Florence since 1947. •MR. JOHN FINLEY, JR., B.S., M.A., B.S., 1934, Florence State Teachers College; M.A., 1940, University of Alabama. Florence since 1954. •MISS KATHERINE FORNEY, B.S., M.S., B.S., 1928, M.S., 1932, Iowa State College. Florence since 1954. •MISS SARA LEWIS, B.A.E., M.E., B.A.E., 1940, M.E., 1952, University of Mississippi. Florence since 1953. Second row: •MISS DONIE MAE LOW ' RY, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1949, Florence State Teachers College; M.A., 1952, George Peabody College. Florence since 1952. •MR. WILLIAM J. McILRATH, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1935, M.A., 1939, George Peabody College. Florence since 1948. •MISS DOROTHY MILLER, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1953, Florence State Teachers College; M.A., 1955, George Peabody College. Florence since 1956. • MRS. FLORA BELLE SMITH, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1943, Henderson State Teachers College; M.A., 1947, George Peabody College. Florence since 1948. •DR. WILLIAM H. WAITE, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., A.B., 1929, University of Saskatchewan (Canada); M.A., 1936, University of Manitoba (Canada); Ph.D., 1940, University of Chicago. Florence since 1950. •MR. W. B. WOO- WARD, A.B., Ed.M., A.B., 1939, Louisiana State University; Ed.M., 1948, University of South Carolina. Florence 1950-54; Florence 1956. Ill IS H " Pf Studying children ' s literatui wi lil. Friendly student-faculty relationships are emphasized. i u: jt Mrs. AJams Mi . C (.X Mr D.IMS Mr. 1 mky Miss lorntv Miss Lewis Miss Lowry Mr. Mcllrath Mis s Miller Mrs. Smith Dr. Waite Mr. Woodward The Education Department offers majors in elementary and secondary education with majors in conventional subjects or in Business Education, Music Education, and Vocational Home Economics. The department also provides for programs of graduate study in elementary education, secondary education, and school administration and supervision leading to the Master of Arts degree. The formation of the graduate division in the summer of l ' ; )? was one of the major steps in the continual growth of Florence State. The program of the department of Library Science is designed to give school libraries a basic undergraduate curriculum to qualify them for teacher certification and to provide the basic undergraduate program which is prequisite to admission to graduate pro- grams in librarianship. Due (if llic first raJiulc i lasses at Florcntc Stal Dr. Homer Floyd Chairman Mr. Burch Dr. DeLoach Mrs. vonGemmingen Mr. Han,cy DR. HOMER H. FLOYD, B.S., M.A., Ph.D., B.S., 1925, M.A., 1927, Ph.D., 1935, George Peabody College. Florence since 1927. • MR. WALTER G. BURCH, JR., B.S., B.S., 1948, Duke University. Florence since 1957. •DR. WILL S. DELOACH, B. S., M.S., Ph.D., B.S., 1932, M.S., 1934, Howard College; Ph.D., 1939, University of Chicago. Florence since 1956. •MRS. ELIZABETH B. VON GEMMINGEN, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1926, M.A., 1934, University of Maryland. Florence since 1947. •MR. HENRY T. HARVEY, A.B., M.A., A.B., Western Michigan College; M.A., 1939, University of Michigan. Florence since 1948. •DR. ARTHUR L. HERSHEY, B.S., M.S., Ph.D., B.S., 1927, Kansas University; M.S., 1930, Ph.D., 1934, Iowa State College. Florence since 1949. •MR. JOHN HOLLAND, JR. B.S., M.A., B.S., 1949, Florence State Teachers College; M.A., 1950, George Peabody College. Florence since 1953. •MR. C FULTON HUFF, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1931, Georgetown College; M.A., 1938, George Peabody College. Florence since 1946. •MR. BILLY O. MARTIN, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1954, Florence State Teachers College; M.A., 1955, George Peabody College. Florence since 1957. •DR. ERNEST E. SNYDER, JR., A.B., M.A., Ed.D., A.B., 1947, M.A., 1948, Colorado State College of Education; Ed.D., 1957, New York University. Florence since 1948. •MR. PAUL YOKLEY, JR., B.S., M.A., B.A., 1949, M.A., 1950, George Peabody College. Florence since 1950. SCIENCE DEPARTMENT Dr. S nyd The Science Department, one of the more rapidly growing departments at Florence State, offers majors in biolog}-, chemistry, physical science and natural science. Minors are offered in biology, chemistry and physics. Students may prepare for positions as teachers, chemists, biologists, or technicians of various kinds. Pre-medical and pre-dental students may go four years prior to medical school. Medical graduates are highly recognized and have been admitted to such medical schools as the University of Tennes- see, Tulane, and the University of Alabama. SOCIAL SCIENCE DEPARTMENT iV:__|; Mrs. Clark Mr Cox Dr tvans Dr. Gasper Mr. Hickman Mr Lancaster Dr McGee Mrs. Maness Dr. Crcsap Chairman Mr. Glasscock DR. BERNARR CRESAP, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., A.B., 1942, University of Mississippi; M.A., 1947, Ph.D., 1949, Vanderbilt University. Florence since 1949. •MRS. VIOLA CLARK, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1926, M.A., 1939, George Peabody College. Florence since 1926. •REV. JAMES A. COX, A.B., B.D., B.S., 1948, Transylvania College; B.D., 1951, The College of the Bible, Flor- ence since 1957. •DR. EDWARD H. EVANS, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., A.B., 1923, Macalester College; M.A., 1928; Ph.D., 1931, University of Wisconsin. Florence since 1949. •DR. LOUIS GASPER, B.A., B.S.Ed., M.A., Ph.D., B.A., ,M.A., Bowling Green State University; B.D., Winebrenner Graduate School of Divinity; Ph.D., 1958, Western Reserve University. Florence since 1957. Second row: •MR. J. NOEL GLASSCOCK, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1933, Western Kentucky State College; M.A., 1942, Univer- sity of Kentucky. Florence since 1945. •MR. NOLLIE W. HICKMAN, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1937, Mississippi Southern College; M.A., 1948, University of Mississippi. Florence since 1956. •MR. DALLAS M. LANCASTER, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1938, Murray State College; M.A., 1944, George Peabody College. Florence since 1946. •DR. EARL W. McGEE, A.B., M.A., Ph.D., A.B., 1942, Randolph-Macon College; M.A., 1947, New York State College for Teachers; Ph.D., 1952 University of Kentucky. Florence since 1956. •MRS. MAURINE S. MANESS, A.B., Ph.M., A.B., 1941, Western Kentucky State College; Ph.M., 1945, University of Wisconsin. Florence 1948-1954, since 1956. The Social Science department offers a major in history and a cognate major in social science. Minors are offered in economics, geography, history, political science, and sociology. Fourteen hours of social science are required for graduation. Independent study in the social sciences may be done hy graduating seniors by written permission (if the chairman of the department Global geography History Consultation History in its correct frame MILITARY SCIENCE DEPARTMENT IIS " ' ■ Col. Mctrill Ll. Turner Maior Perkins Captain Ward Si;t. Ritker Miss Haddock • S.r.C. LUDWIG LESCH, Florence since 1955. •PHILIP W. MERRILL, Colonel, Infantry, B.S., 1929, United States Militar)- Academy. Florence .since 1956. TOM J. PERKINS, Ma|or, Artillery, B.S. 1947 United States Military Academy. Flor- ence since 1957. SGT. JOHN RICE. Florence since 1956. ©SOT. ELMER J. RICKER, University of Scranton. Florence since 1957. Second rou: KELLY C. TURNER, 1st Lieutenant, Infantry, B.B.A., 1949, University of Georgia. Florence ' since 1956. • BYNUM P. WARD. Captam. Armor, B.S., 1950, Texas Technological College. Florence since 1956. MRS. HELEN Mc- KINNEY GLASGOW, B.S., 1956, Florence State College. •MISS MAUD HADDOCK. Florence since 1954. Enrollment in the basic course, unless waived by the president of the college or by virtue of twelve months or more of active federal military service, is required by all able-bodied male students. Unle.ss waived, the course is a prerequisite for graduation and should be completed in the first four semesters of residence. The advanced course consists of two years of ROTC beyond the two-y.ear basic course. Students who take the advanced course are eligible for a regular A ft HOME ECONOMICS DEPARTMENT Mrs. Dickerson. ©MRS. MARY W. HUFF, B.S., M.S., B.S., 1932, M.S., 1942, University of Georgia. Florence since 1946. •MRS. MILDRED G. DICKERSON, B.S., B.S., 1942, Eastern Kentucky State College. Florence 1950, since 1955. •MRS. FLORINE KNOTTS RASCH, B.S., M.S., B.S., 1944, Alabama College; M.S., 1949, University of Tennessee. Florence since 1949. •MRS. CELIA j. WILSON, B.S., M.S., B.S., 1948, M.S., 1950, University of Alabama. Florence since 1950. The general objective of the home economics curriculum is the personal development of the individual for homemaking as well as for a professional career. A prescribed curriculum is offered leading to a B.S. education degree with a major in vocational home economics. This major meets the requirements for a Class B vocational professional certificate which is acceptable for teach- ing both general and vcKational home economics in the secondary schools of Alabama. Home Economics students getting experience in cookine house design, and in child care. Chairman Miss Matthews • HUBERT A. FLOWERS, B.S., M.A. B.S., 1926, Alabama Polytechnic Institute, M.A., 1929, Teachers College, Columbia University. Florence since 1929. •EDMOND E. BILLINGHAM, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1940, Fairmont State College; M.A., 1947, Teachers College, Columbia University. Florence since 1948. •GEORGE GIBBENS, B.S., B.S., 19 0, George Peabody College. Florence since 1932 ©MISS HELEN MATHEWS, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1945, Duke University; M.A., 1949, George Peabody College. Florence since 1951. •MISS NANCY COE VANCE, B.S., M.S., B.S., 1952, Florence State College; M.S., 195 5, University of Tennessee. Florence since 1955. • GEORGE E. WEEKS, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1942, University of Alabama; M.A., 1952, George Peabody College. Florence since 1949. PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND HEALTH DEPARTMENT The department offers majors to both men and women stu dents in health and " physical education. Both activities and pro fessional courses are required. Every student is required to have completed four hours of physical education before graduation. Mr. Achorn Mr. Jones MATHEMATICS AND PRE-ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT • MR FRANK P. ACHORN, A.B., A.B., 1946, University of Louis ille. Florence since 1936. PHILIP A. CORRIGAN, B.S., B.S., 1939, University of Maine. Florence since 1957. • MRS. MARY R. HUDSON, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1927, M.A., 1931, George Peabody College, Florence since 1924. •MISS ORPHA ANN CULMER, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1914, M.A., 915, University of Montana; M.A., 1919, University of Michigan. Florence since 1920. Second row: •A. DAVE JONES, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1914, M.A., 1921, University of Cincinnati. Florence since 1957. •MRS. JEAN T. PARKER, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1949, Florence State Teachers College; M.A., 1951, George Peabody College. Florence since 1956. •WILL- IAM C. SCOTT, JR., B.S., B.S., 1940, Alabama Polytechnic Institute. The department offers a major and minor in mathe matics and a two-year basic course in engineering which i; designed to provide one or two years of the basic prepara- tion normally required by most professional engineering schools. Courses in this department vary from applied mathematics for the elementary teacher to differentia equations, theory of equations, and advanced calculus. Si? hours of the twelve hours of required science may be in mathematics. Problems in elementary math, basic engineering and higher mathematics BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION AND EDUCATION DEPARTMENT • DR. Z. S. DICKERSON, JR., B.S.. MA., td.D., B.S., 1942, Eastern Kentucky State College; M.A., 1947, Ed.D., 195 University of Kentucky. Florence since 1948. MR. ORVILLE F. BOES, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1948, Georgetown College; M.A., 1952, University of Kentucky. Florence since 1956. MRS. EUNICE HOFFMEISTER, B.S., B.S., 1954, Florence State Teachers College. ©MR. HENRY JONES, B.S., M.A., C.P A.. B.S., 1948, Bowling Green College; M.A., 1949, University of Indiana. Florence since 1950. SeioiiJ row: AMISS ELLEN MOORE, B.S., M.S., B.S., 1947, Florence State Teachers Col- lege; M.S.. 1952, University of Tennessee. Florence since 1953- • MRS. SARA L. RODMAN, A.B., M.A., A.B., 1950, M.A., 1956, Unisersity of Kentucky. Florence since 1956. MR. ROY S. STEVENS, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1948, M.A., 1949, Eastern Kentucky State College. Florence since 1950. L ' i% iv; . Mr. bucs Miss Mcx)rc The department offers majors in general business ad- ministration, accounting, marketing, retailing, secretarial science, and business education; a minor in business ad- ministration; and a special two-year preparatory curriculum in secretarial science. Graduates with a major in account- ing from this department are highly recognized in their profession. Ii. opcfjlc all lypc% of ofli. r All mediums of art Art courses are designed primarily to open new avenues of appreciation for all students. For teachers, a sound basis for guidance in art work is given. The talented person will be given opportunity to develop his ability. Four hours of art or music are required of all women students for graduation. ART DEPARTMENT Chivrman of the Depdrtment MISS CORINNE TUTHILL, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1933, M.A., 1933, Teachers College, Columbia Uni- versity. Florence since 1933. a K m MRS. HILDA H. MITCHELL, B.S., M.A., B.S., 1947, Florence State Teachers College; M.A., 1955, George Peabody College. Florence since 1953. NELSON VAN PELT, B.J., B.J., 1949, University of Missouri. Flor- ence since 1950. fL i% riic pro.cram ciffered by his department includes choir . . . C B The department offers two music major programs: (1) a music education prescribed curriculum designed to prepare professional music educators, and (2) a non-teaching music major. The music minor con- sists of twenty-two hours. In consultation with the chairman of the department, individual programs will be planned. Students in fields of study other than music may elect a wide choice of music classes and or musical activities of interest and benefit. MUSIC DEPARTMENT Chairman of the Deparlmeiil WAYNE CHR ISTESON, B.M., M.A., Ed.D. B.M., 1933, Drury College; M.A., 1942, Ed.D., 1947, Teachers College, Columbia Uni- versity. Florence since 19 0. MISS MILDRED E. HARDING, B.l-.A., MA. B.F.A., 1941, Uni- versity of Georgia; M.A., 194 ' ). Teachers College, Columbia Uiv versity. Florence since 19 ' 6. MU.S KIMU ' II I ' OKTIK. B.SM . H.M MSM. I ' MO, Columbia School of Music, Chicago; BM . 1932. Illinois Wcslcyan University I ' lorcnvc since 1933. COLLII-R I.IBRAin FLORENCE STATE UNIVERSITY FLORENCE. ALABAMA Miss Pauline Gravlee as Dean of Women is primarily responsible for all matters pertaining to women students and is available to offer them indi- vidual assistance. ADMINISTRATORS AND DIRECTORS AT F.S.C. • The Registrar, who sends out grade reports, handles work applica- tions and advises students about their choice of courses, is Mr. C. M. Arehart. • The director of the athletic program of the college is Mr. H. H. Flowers, who is in charge of all intercollegiate competitions as well as intramural competitions. • The director of Kilby Training School, where elementary majors do student teaching, is Mr. William A. Graham. • Mr. Otis L. Peacock is the director of extension which provides for extension courses on campus and in the surround- ing area. • Mr. Nelson Van Pelt is director of the visual aids department which furnishes films and pictures for all campus events. • Dr. Hoyt Brock is the director of F.S.C. ' s new graduate division of education. • Collier Library- is the focal point for ail college work and is directed by librarian. Miss Ruth Dacus. • The treasurer of the College is Mr. Roy Fuller who handles all matters of finance. Mr. Abel F. DcWitt as Dean of M;: works with matters that concern male students and ser es as a counselor to men. Questions which students have, whether they are vocational or personal, arc an swercd by Student Personnel Director. Dr. V. T. McFlhcny Miss Pearl Sparks is Flxcc tive Secretary of the Alumni AssiKiation and is hostess at Rogers Hall. THE STAFF AT FLORENCE STATE Cox, Miss Barbara Secretary, Education Department Hayes, Mrs. Ethel Dietician, Training School Miss Dorothy G .; Diettcian Dent. Mrs. Mable G. Social Director Powers Hall Harper, Mrs Mabel H Seaelaiy to Tiaininfi School Dii ectoi Bunn. Mr. Richard Campus Policeman English, Mr. H. J. Assistant Treasurer Henderson, Miss Edith Burdge, Mrs, Jams Secretary to Speech Receptionist Glenn, Mrs. Martha L. Buildiniis Supenisor Holt Mrs Barbara B Stculan. Re iUia, r Office • Burns, Mrs, Melville Social Director O ' Neal Hall • Griffin, Mrs. Martha L. Assistant Librarian Ingram, Mrs Nell R Social Di,,c to, Flo, uice Hall I THE STAFF AT FLORENCE STATE i Lcdbctter. Miss Vaudine SecrtLiry. Re. islr.irs Ofjice May, Mr. Harold Flor-Alj Adiisor Terr)-. Mrs. George College Post Office Knislil. Essie • Peacock. Mrs. Otis Secretary to Preudent Mildred C Portcrfreld. Mi Reined Stjff • Terry, Mr. George • Thompson, Mrs. Jean SnIieriiitendenI of Secretary to Student Buildings and Grounds Personnel Office • l.olt, Mrs, Siidic C, SecrelMy to Dean Reeder, Mr. Robert L. operator of College Store Tipton, Mrs Bess Social Director Willinxham Hall McFarland, Mrs. W. F. Social Director Keller Hall Stevens, Mrs. Sybil Secretary to Treas urer Walker, Mrs. Muriel R. Secretary to Registrar " Mrk ' ¥ m COLLEGE LIFE IS SEEN DIFFERENTLY BY EACH OF THE VARIOUS CLASSES. TO THE SENIORS, COLLEGE HAS BEEN LONG AND TIRESOME. THIS GIVES THEM A REASON TO WANT MY HALLOWED HALLS, BUT EACH OF THEM HAS A SENTIMENTAL THOUGHT ON LEAVING THE CAMPUS. TO THE JUNIOR, " WE ' VE GOT THIS FAR AND HOPE TO MAKE IT THE REST OF THE WAY. " TO THE SOPHO- MORE, " WE ' VE MADE IT THROUGH THE FRESHMAN YEAR, AND NOW TO GET REVENGE. " TO THE FRESH- MAN, " THIS IS ONLY THE BEGINNING. " BOOKS, BOOKS, BOOKS ARE ESSENTIALS FOR EVERY- ONE, PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY TO THE CHEMISTRY SEN- IOR TO INTRODUCTION TO COLLEGE FOR THE UN- DECIDED FRESHMAN. THERE ARE BOOKS TO READ TO FIND FACTS, TO LEARN " HOW-TO, ' TO G AIN INSIGHT INTO THE PHILOSOPHIES OF LIFE. BUT TO READ IS NOT ONLY TO STUDY, AND TO STUDY IS NOT ONLY TO READ. AT FLORENCE STATE, TO STUDY SHOULD NOT BE JUST TO STUDY BOOKS BUT TO STUDY OURSELVES, OTHERS, AND OUR EN- VIRONMENT. A COMBINATION OF THESE STUDIES WILL INSURE SUCCESSFUL AND PROFITABLE YEARS AT FLORENCE STATE. SENIORS JUNIORS SOPHOMORES FRESHMEN PRESIDENT Tom Cotton CLASS OFFICERS • Tom Cotton, Brilliant; Physical Education and Biology. President, PE Club; " F " Club; Interpresidents Council; Adjutant, Provost Corps; Wesley Fellowship; Distinguished Military Student; Who ' s Who; Football; President, Senior Class. • Rebecca Blair, Florence; Chemistry and Biology. Secretary, Kappa Delta Pi; Historian, Secretary, Beta Beta Beta; YWCA Council; BSU Council; May Court; Who ' s Who; Vice President, Senior Class; Homecoming Court. • Nancy Taylor, Corinth, Miss.; Business Education and English. Pres- ident, Sigma Tau Delta; Vice President, Sigma Tau Pi; Secretary, Senior Class; WSGA; Homecoming Court; Diorama Staff. • Jane Mills, Vernon; English and Biology. President, WSGA; President, Beta Beta Beta; Sigma Tau Delta; Interpresidents Council; YWCA Cabinet; SGA; Homecoming Court; Cheerleader; Diorama Beauty; May Court; Band; Wesley Fellowship; English Club; Rehearsal Club; Choir; Who ' s Who. • Barbara Owens, Town Creek; Home Economics. Reporter, Senior Class; Cheerleader; Flor-Ala Staff; Home- coming Court; Battalion Sponsor; Reporter, WAA; Home Economics Club; Historian, Lionettes. Bobby Andrews Mane Babb • Bobby Andrews, Lacey ' s Spring; Chemistry. • Jimmie Ardis, Tuscumbia; Chemistry and Math. ACS; Choir; Rifle Team; Drill Team; Rehearsal Club. • Shelba Austin, Cloverdale; Ele- mentary Education. FTA; YWCA. • Marie Babb, Corinth, Miss.; Secretarial Science and English. Sigma Tau Pi. • James Beasley, Florence; Soeial Science. • James Bentley, Sheffield; Chemistry and Biology. ACS. Gurnalcnc Hr.iv Vi jvnc Chjrl« CLASS OF 1958 Kenneth Cochran Thomas Cochran J.inc Ck Maxinc- O.lhur nils Gut B.llv O.K FIRST ROW: • Elaine Blackwcll. Shcflielii; Home Economics. Kappa Delta Pi; BSU; Home Economics Club. • Jack Blankcnship. Sheffield; Nfath and Business. • Delano Bobo, Florence; Chemistry, A.B. President. Day Students; President. Choir; SGA; Beta Beta Beta; Ushers Club: Treasurer. Junior Class; Interpresidents Council; BSU; Band; ACS; Graduation Marshal. • Ruby Boldm , Red Bay; Home Economics. BSU; YWCA; Home Economics Club. • Willi.im Boone. Florence; Chemistry and Business Administration Vice President. Band; Treasurer, Westminster Fellowship; Provost Corps; ACS; Choir. • Gurnalcne Braswell, Florence; Ele- mentary Education and Library Science. SECOND ROW: • Edward Brid ' es. Athens; Biology and Physical Education. FTA; Veterans Club; PI; ( lub; " F " Club; Conserv.ition Club; B.ise- ball. • John Bush. Sheffield; Business. Treas- urer, Sigma Tau Pi; " F " Club; B.iskctball; Base- ball. C;harles Carruth, Sheffield; Accounting and Economics. Alpha Chi. • Anne Carter. Town Ctcek: Physical Education VCAA; PE Club. Christos Cassimus, Decatur: Business Administration and History. Provost Corps; Sii ma Tau Pi; Secretary, Conscnafion Club. Distinguished Military Student. • Wayne ( harles. Arab; Physical Education and Mathe- matics. ACS; SGA; BSU; Drill Team FIRST ROW: • Joyce ( ' hcsscr. Florcmc; BuMnc» • V(A; .Sigma T.ui Pi; BSU •Clint ' liurchwcll, l.coma. Tennessee; S Kial Sci- :ue • Jane ( Icmmons. Killen; History • Ellis (oats. Florence; Biology and S«i ■logy. ( onservation Club ICOND ROW • Kenneth ( mhran. Florcnic, ( hcmistry iiul Business A( S; Sigma Tau Pi. Diorama M.iff, Provost Corps • Thomas f «Khran. 1 lorcncc. Biology and Chemistry- •Maxine ' . ' Iburn. Hamilton. FIcmcniarv Iduialion ' lA; BSU • Billv Colvm. ( olumbus. Mis xsippi. Physical Eduiatmn. Football. PE • Uib Barbara Cooper William Culver Naomi Couch James Dabbs Sara Couch Jean Davis Alvcne Cree Jerry Dollar John Crump William Downing SENIOR CLASS Frank Ellis Jimmie Elrod Tommy Epperson Charles Estes Bobbie Frederick Christine Garrison Bettye Gentry Alex George Annita Gibson FIRST ROW: • Frank Ellis, Hartselle; Chemistry. ACS. • Jimmie Elrocj Florence; Chemistry and Mathematics. • Tommy Epperson Russellville; Business Education and Sociology. Treasurer, FT A; Sigma Tau Pi. SECOND ROW: • Charles Estes, Sheffield; Biology and History. Interp res- idents Council; Beta Beta Beta; Sigma Sigma Kappa; Con- servation Club. • Bobbie Frederick, Detroit; Elementary Edu- cation. Christine Garrison, Houston; Business Education. Sigma Tau Pi. THIRD ROW: • Bettye Gentry, Moulton; Business Education and Mathe- matics. President, Kappa Delta Pi; Secretary, Summer Vice President, SGA; Vice President, Secretary, Sigma Tau Pi; Social Chairman, WSGA; BSU Council; YWCA; Danforth Scholarship; May Court; Who ' s Who; Hall of Fame; Inter- presidents Council. • Alex George, Florence; Mathematics and Chemistry. President, Kappa Mu Epsilon; President, Band; Vice President, ACS; Provost Corps; Interpresidents Council. • Annita Gibson, Town Creek; Home Economics. Reporter, Home Economics Club; BSU; ' WCA. MTi FIRST ROW: Barbara Cooper, Russellvillc: Secretarial Science and Sociology. Sigma Tau Pi; Diorama Staff; WSGA. ©Alex Couch, Winfield; Marketing and Retailing and ( hemistry. President, Sigma Tau Pi; Business Manager, Diorama; Reporter, Sophomore Class; Interpresidents Council. Naomi Couch, Los Angeles, California; Marketing and Retailing. Sara Couch, Bridgeport; Elementar) ' Education. FT A; WSGA; Wesley Fellowship. ©Alyene Creel, Florence; Business Education. Sigma Tau Delta. John Crump, Jasper; Marketing and Retailing and Economics, Secretary, " F " Club; Reporter, .Sigma Tau Pi; Football. SECOND ROW: ©William Culver, Decatur; Business. Sigma Tau Pi. •Sue Curtis, Savannah, Tennessee; Business Education. Sigma Tau Pi; BSU; SGA; WAA; YWCA; Lionettcs. Jamcs Dabbs, Sheffield; Chemistry and Mathematics, President, Freshman Class; Treasurer, I ' shers Club. ©Jean Davis, Florence; Secretarial Science and Home Economics. Sigma Tau Pi; Home Economics Club; Battle Group Spnsor. Jerry Dollar, Dora; Chemistry and Mathematics. Provost Corps; Kappa Mu Epsilon. ©William Downing, Birmingham; Accounting and Economics. Sigma Tau Pi; Alph.i Chi; Provost Corps; Drill Team. l.AVvSON SMITH President nf SGA OF 1958 [•IRST ROW: ♦ Eugene Glenn, Decatur; Business Administration and Economics. President, BSU; Sigma Tau Pi; Provost Corps; Interpresidents Council; Distinguished Military Student. Mary Gobcr, Birming- ham; Elementary Education. Treasurer, YWCA; ITA: Flor Ala Staff. •Bill Godsey, Haleyville; Business Administr.ition. Presi- dent. ■ 1- Club; Sigma Tau Pi; Football: Baseball. SIX OND ROW: Ma. Golf, Hartselle; Mathematics and Chemistry. Provost Corps; ASC. Eduardo Gonzalez, Artvibo, Puerto Rico; Chemistry and Biology, A.B. Wesley Fellowship; ACS. « Elton Gray. I.orelto, Tennessee; Sixial Science. BSU. IIIIRD ROW: «( (.ul Circcnhill. Russellvillc; Business Fdutaiion and Mathc- m.itiis, Sigma Tau Pi; ITA. Henry Grigsby, Killcn; Business Administration and Economics. Sigma Tau Pi. William Gris- ham. Hartselle. Business Administration and S Hial Science Sigii Tau Pi F m M Doyce Guntcr Hilnier Hargett Jimmy Hargett Eugene H, Wayne Hagood Ernest Haygood Freddy Hes ' ter Frieda H FIRST ROW: • Gerald Higdon, Sheffield; Business Administration. Sigma Tau Pi. June Hodges, Montgomery; Biology and Chemistry. Band; WAA; ACS; YWCA; WSGA; Kitchen Delta Pie. • Ronald Holland, Sheffield; Chemistry and Biology. Busi- ness Manager, Flor-Ala Staff; Vice President, Sophomore Class; Rehearsal Club; Band; Pro ost Corps; Ushers Club. SECOND ROW: • Loree Holt, Elkmont; Elementary Education. FT A; As- sistant Social Director, Willingham Hall. • Anne Hurst, Moulton; Biology and Chemistry. ACS; YWCA. • Charles Jackson, Tuscumbia; Chemistry and Biology. ACS; Pro ost Corps; Drill Team. THIRD ROW: • Lacy Jackson, Haleyville; Accounting and Economics. SGA; Alpha Chi; Provost Corps; Kitchen Delta Pie; Diorama Staff; Drill Team. James Johnson, Florence; Accounting. Pres- ident, Alpha Chi. • Bill Jones, KiUen; Physical Education and Biology. ■ ' F " Club; Basketball; PE Club. : c, FIRST ROW: • Doyce Gunter, Henagar; Social Science and Psychology. Wesley Fellowship; Kitchen Delta Pie. Hilmer Hargett, Shef field; Business Administration and Economics. Sigma Tau Pi. • Jimmy Hargett, Belgreen; Physical Education and Chemistry. Provost Corps; PE Club; Drill Team. • Eugene Hairrell, Florence; Chemistry and Mathematics. James Harris, Burnsville, Mississippi; Business Education. President, Junior Class; SGA; Graduation Marshal. • Ellie Harrison, Vernon; Physical Education. Football. SECOND ROW: • Wayne Hagood, Town Creek; English and History. President, English Club; Sigm.i Tau Delta; Rehearsal Club; Flor-Ala Staff. • Ernest Haygood, Florence; Chemistry and Biology. Conservation Club; ACS. • Freddy Hester, Russeilville; Physical Educa- tion and Chemistry. Provost Corps; PE Club; Cheerleader; Drill Team. ©Frieda Hester, Guin; English and History, A.B. Associate Editor, Flor-Ala Staff; Vice President, Sigma Tau Delta; Vice President, Kappa Delta Pi; Sigma Sigma Kappa; Vice President, English Club; WSGA; ITA; Wesley Fellowship. • Billy Hicks, HaleyviUe; History and Political Science. President, Sigma Sigma Kappa. • Shirley Hicks, Hartselle; Mathe- matics and Library Science. FTA; Kappa Delta Pi. 1 ? t • - K B to OF 1958 DA 1D ROBINSON HJ; or. The Flor-Ala Joan Smith Jones Vt-rnon Jones Bllv Kent W.inJ.i Key bvV ,nne Kc . (yr,i Kidd FIRST ROW: • Joan Smith Jones, Lexington; Elementary Education. YWCA, Wesley Fellowship; Choir. • Vernon Jones, Florence; Chemistr, • LaVonne Kennedy, Florence; Secretarial Science and Homt Economics. Sigma Tau Pi; Home Economics Club. SECOND ROW: • Billy Kent, Littleville; Chemistry and Biology. j CS; Provost Corps; Conservation Club; Distinguished Military Student • Wanda Key. Parrish; Home Economics. Home Economics Club • Myra Kidd. Haicyvillc; Home Economics and Art. Honn Economics Club. THIRD ROW: • S.ir.ih Kitchens. T.mntr; likmcntary Education. President, ONeal Hall; FTA; Secretary, Inlcrprcsidcnts Council; WSGA; YWCA; May Court. • George Krafft. Henryetta, Oklahom.i Business Administration and Economics. Sigma Tau Pi. • JaJ I.ard, Waterloo; Chemistry. Mary J. Lard Jesse McGaha GI. John McGe Evelyn Leslie Margaret McKce Jack Lindsey Carole McCarn Virginia McLaren Arlevia McNeill Littell McClung Joe Maddox SENIOR CLASS Eugene Matthews Dee Melson Jimmy Mize FIRST ROW: • Eugene Matthews, Loretto, Tennessee; Business Educa- tion. • Bobbie Maynor, Pisgah; Home Economics. President Home Economics Club; Reporter, Sophomore Class; SGA, WAA; Diorama Staff; Kitchen Delta Pie; WSGA; Inter- presidents Council; BSU. • Ronald Meeks, Sheffield; Phy sical Education. Provost Corps; " F " Club; PE Club; Football SECOND ROW: • Dee Melson, Moulton; Chemistry and Business. MSGA. • George Miller, Rogersville; Physical Education and Biology. Basketball. • Catherine Mitchell, Sheffield; Physical Educa- tion. President, WAA; Vice President, PE Club; WSGA; Wesley Fellowship. THIRD ROW: • Jimmy Mize, Tuscumbia; Marketing and Retailing and History. Sigma Tau Pi. • Vernon Mobbs, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee; Finance and Accounting and Economics. President, BSU; Vice President, Alpha Chi; Sigma Tau Pi; Interpres- idents Council. • Kenneth Murphy, Florence; Marketing and Retailing and History. Sigma Tau Pi. I I IKST ROW: Mary J. Lard, Corinth, Mississippi; Business Education and English. Sipma Tau Fi; BSU; Band Ma)orcttc. • Glenn Lawler, Russellville; Chemistry and Sociology. Football; " F " Club. • Evelyn Leslie, Florence; English. Feature Editor, Flor-Ala Staff; English Club; Rehearsal Club; Canterbury Club. • Jack Lindsey, Florence; Chemistry. ACS; Provost Corps. • Carole McCarn, Brilliant; Physical Education. WAA; PE Club; FTA. • Littell McClung, Florence; History and Business. SECOND ROW: • Jesse McGaha, Parrish; Physical Education and Sociology. Provost Corps; Rehearsal Club. • John McGee. Florence; Mathematics. • Margaret McKee, Joppa; Business Education and Biology. Secretary, WSGA; Reporter, FTA; Historian, Beta Beta Beta; Lionettes; Sigma Tau Pi; YWCA. • Virginia McLaren, Boston, Massachusetts; Ele- mentary Education. Social Chairman. WSGA; WAA; FTA. • Arlevia McNeill, llorence; Science and English. Sigma T.iu Delta; Beta Beta Beta; ASC. • Joe Maddox, h.uleyton; Biology and Physical Education. OF 1958 PAT YEAGLR President of WSGA FIRST ROW: • Joe Neeland, Fairfield; Biology and Chemistry. President, Con- servation Club; Beta Beta Beta; Interpresidents Council; Football. • Robert Nerren, Miami, Florida; Business Administration. • Billy Oakes, Lacey ' s Spring; Chemistry. ACS. SECOND ROW: • Rolland Oden, Eva; Business Education and Biology. Diorama Staff. • Peggy O ' Neal, Mt. Hope; Home Economics. Vice Pres- ident, Sophomore Class; Home Economics Club; Rehearsal Club. • Robert Orr, Hartselle; Retail and Marketing. Sigma Tau Pi. THIRD ROW: • John Osterlund, Florence; Chemistry and Nfathcmatics. Rifle Team; Provost Corps; Rehearsal Club. • Doyle Pace. Florence; History and Dr.imatics. President, Rehearsal Club; Ushers Club; Alpha Psi Omega. • Peggy Parks, Huntsville; Home Economics. President, Lionettes; Parliamcntari.in. Home Economics Club; W.SGA: WAA; ' ' W( A; Di..rain.i Staff. Homecoming Court. James Parrish Donald Posey Hal Payne James Posey Connie Perkerson Mae Lee Pounders Carolyn Phil Richard Pre; Marvin Pogue Jack Pretty Carolyn Posey Jack Price SENIOR CLASS FIRST ROW: • Donald Putman, Florence; Accounting. Alpha Chi. • James Ratliff, Florence; Accounting. Alpha Chi; Veterans Club. • Edward Redding, Florence; Physical Education. Foot- ball. SECOND ROW: • Odie Richardson, Florence; Mathematics and Chemistry. Band. • David Robinson, Bexar; Social Science and English, A.B. Sports Editor, Co-Editor, Editor, Flor-Ala Staff; Co- Chairman, President, Reporter, Interpresidents Council; Vice President, ETA; Repor ter, English Club; Reporter, Sigma Sigma Kappa; Homecoming Committee Chairman; Diorama Staff; Wesley Fellowship; Royal Court; Who ' s Who; Hall of Fame; Graduation Marshal. • Kathleen Robinson, Tuscum- bia; Music, A.B. Choir. THIRD ROW: • Gene Sanders, HuntsviUe; Chemistry. President, Ushers Club; Vice President, Interpresidents Council; Vice President, Junior Class; Drill Team; Provost Corps; Distinguished Mili- tary Student; Sigma Tau Pi; ACS. Jesse Sanford, Good- springs; Chemistry and Biology. ACS; Conservation Club. • Hal Sawyer, Birmingham; Biology and Chemistry. Donald Putman Odie Richardson Gene Sanders James Ratliff David Robinson Jesse Sanford Edward Redding Kathleen Robinson H.il Sa% ver • James Parrish, Florence; Business. • Hal Payne, Falkville; Physical Education ami Biology. • Connie Perkerson, Florence; Social Science. Wesley Fellowship; YWCA; WSGA; FTA; Home Economics Club. • Carolyn Phillips, Florence; English and Sociology. Reporter, English Club; FTA; Wesley Fellowship. • Richard Prestage, Florence; Social Science. • Marvin Pogue, Florence; Social Science and Spanish; A.B. Vice President, Freshman Class; President. Sophomore Class; President. Junior Class; Summer President, Senior Class; Cheerle.ider; " F " Club; Sigma Sigma Kappa; Rehearsal Club; Royal Court; Graduation Marshal; Who ' s Who. • Carolyn Posey, Double Springs; Business Education and Mathematics. Secretary ' , WSGA; Secretary, Sigma Tau Pi; YWCA; Historian, Kappa Delta Pi; Summer Vice President, Sophomore Class; Princess, Beaux Arts Ball; Who ' s Who. SECOND ROW: • Donald Posey, Double Springs; Chemistry and History. Provost Corps. • James Posey, Double Springs; Chemistry. Provost Corps. • Mae Lee Pounders, Spruce Pine; Elementary Education. • Richard Prestage, Florence; Social Science. • Jack Pretty, Sheffield; Business Administration. ' Vice President, Veterans Club. • Jack Price. Florence; Social Science and Biology. President, Town Students; Basketball. OF 1958 Sankcy Shcrer M.iry Shrader Glenn .Skipwortli TOM COTTON Piesideiil of Senior Clan FIRST ROW: • Joanne Scott, Tuscumbia; Elementary Education. • Jesse Sharp, Rogcrsvillc; History and Business Administration and Political Science. Sigma Sigma Kappa. • Sankey Sherer, Carbon Hill; Chemistry and Math. President, Kitchen Delta Pie; Secretary, SGA; ACS; FTA; Wesley Fellow.ship; Diorama Staff; Who ' s Who; In- terpresidents Council. SECOND ROW: • Clara Sherer, Hamilton; Elementary Education. Reporter, YWCA; BSU Council; FTA; Kitchen Delta Pie. • Joyce Shrader, Hollywood; Business Education. WSGA; SGA. • NIary Shrader, Hollywood; Business Education and Mathematics, Sigma Tau Pi; YWCA; FTA; WSGA. THIRD ROW; • Dean Simpson, Berry; English .ind History. Band; English Club; Flor-Ala Staff; BSU. « Willi.mi Sisson, Florence; Finance and Accounting. Provost Corps; Alpha Chi. • GletTh Skipworth, Florence; Physical Education and Biology. Football, r M 4i Robert Slaughter Alene Smith Lawson Smith W.lliam Smith Jimmy Stanfield Bill Stell erry Streater Kay Suggs William Thacker Jesse Thomason Peggy Tucker Ernest Urban SENIOR CLASS FIRST ROW: • Wayne Vaughan, Decatur; Biology and Chemistry. Treas- urer, SGA; ACS; BSU Council; Tennis; " F " Club. • Ross Vilardo, White Pine, Michigan; Chemistry and Biology. • Roger Wade, Tuscumbia; Chemistry, ACS; Band. SECOND ROW: • Wynema Wade, Florence; Business Education and Eng- lish. Recording Secretary, BSU; Diorama Beauty. • Jim Wakefield, Russellville; Physical Education and Biology. Foot- ball; " F " Club; PE Club. • Christine Waldrep, Sheffield; Elementary Education. Secretary, FTA; WAA; YWCA; Wes- ley Fellowship; Secretary, Freshman Class; Diorama Staff; Flor-Ala Staff; Lionettes; Who ' s Who. THIRD ROW: • Rita Wal drop, Fayette; Secretarial Science and Mathematics. BSU Council; Sigma Tau Pi; YWCA. • Billy Warren, Ard- more; Marketing and Retailing and Psychology. Treasurer, SGA; Cheerleader; Ushers Club; Homecoming Committee Chairman; Sigma Tau Pi; Provost Corps. • James Wayland, Florence; Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biology. President, Canterbury Club; Vice President, Kappa Mu Epsilon; Beta Beta Beta. Wayne Vaughan Wynema Wade Rita Waldrop Ross Vilardo Jim Wakefield Billy Warren Roger Wade Christine Waldr( James Wayland 1 IRST ROW: • Robert Slaughter, Haleyville; Biology and Chemistry. Vice President, SGA; Wcsh , I cliowship; Beta Beta Beta; Ushers Club. • Alenc Smith, Lexington; Elementary Edui..i tion. 9 Lawson Smith, Huntsville; English and History. President, SGA; President, Interpresidents Council; Treasurer, English Club; Sigma Sigma Kappa; FTA; Sigma T.IU Delta; Who ' s Who; Hall of Fame. • William Smith, Fosters; English. • Jimmy Stanfield, Florence; Physical Education and Biology. Provost Corps; Football. • Bill Stcll, Red Bay; Mathematics. • Jerry Strcatcr, Town Creek; Business Administration and Secretarial Science. Pres- ident, Lionettes; Secretary, Junior Class; Reporter, Sigma Tau Pi; YWCA; WAA; Diorama Beauty. • Kay Suggs, Sheffield; Elementary Education. YWCA; WSGA; Kappa Delta Pi; Choir; Flor-Ala Staff. • William Thacker, Savannah, Tennessee; History and Political Science. Provost Corps; Sigma Sigma Kappa; FTA. Jesse Thomason, Cherokee; Chemistry and Mathematics. MSGA. • Peggy Tucker, Birming- ham; Secretarial Science and Sociology. Sigma Tau Pi; YWCA; Diorama Staff. • Ernest Urban, Florence; Chemistry and Business. ACS. OF 1958 Joan Xebb Bill Weeks William Whitlock Jo Ann Whitt Dwight Woodward Pat Ytaptr Robert Weeks Dolly William! Peggy Lard Gerald Whitehead Charles Wlnborn Ted Kenneniur Aimdtk JANE MILLS President of Beta Beta Beta IIRST ROW: • Joan Webb, Sheffield; Secretarial Science an i Music. Lionettes, Sigma Tau Pi; YWCA. • Bill Weeks, Detroit; Natural Science. • Robert Weeks, Sulligent; Social Science and Biology. Pro- vost Corps; Football. • Gerald Whitehead, Rog- ersville; Accounting and Economics. Sccretarv. Alpha Chi. SECOND ROW: • William Whitlock, Sheffield; Chemistry and Biology. Vice President, Wesley Fellowship; Vice President, ACS; Provost Corps. • Jo Ann Whitt. Animore; Secretarial Science and Psychology. Lionettes; Homecoming Court; Sigma Tau Pi. • Dolly Williams, Cullman; Home Economics. Home Economics Club. • Charles Winborn. liorence; Marketing and Retailing. President. Ushers Club; Sigma Tau Pi; Interpresidents Coun- cil. THIRD ROW: • Dwight Woodward, Moulton; Business Educa- tion. Pat Yeager, Birmingham; Social Science and Speech. Vice President. President. WSGA; Vice President, BSU; Vice President, Interpres- idents Council; YWCA; Who ' s Who; Hall ot I ' ame. • Peggy Lard, Waterloo; English and His- tory; A.B. Secretary, English Club; Secretary. Sigma Sigma Kappa; Secretary. Sigma Tau Delta; YWCA; Presbyterian Fellowship " • Ted Ken- neniur, Florence; Chemistry. • Elbert Bailey, liorence; Chemistry. ACS. JUNIORS CLASS OFFICERS: • Charles Grainger, President, Sheffield; • Jaci Martin, Vice President, ! Murcnce; Betty Artis, Secretary, Florence; Billy Jackson, Treasurer, Tuscumbia; • Bobby Sharp, SGA Representative, Cloverdale. Jackson If 1 Akin Amnions Arnold Bartlett Barton Beavers Baccus Bat;£;ett Beck Benfield FIRST ROW: • Jack Akin, Scottsboro; • David Ammons, Eva; • Buford Arnold, Bear Creek; • Martine Baccus, Winfield; ' • Frank Baggett, Double Springs; • Fread Baker, McGregor, Iowa; • Louise Barber, Parrish; • William Barrett, Greensboro. SECOND ROW: • Jimmy Bartlett, Double Springs; • Donald Barton, Jasper; • Bonnie Beavers, Lexington; « Louise Beck, Athens; Earl Benfield, Decatur; « Earnest Bishop, Sheffield; • Mary Bishop, Russellville; • Dan Bohng, Florence; • Charles Beck, Sheffield; • Richard Brock, Sheffield; • Jesse Jordan, Sheffield. I IK ST ROW: • Pat Bostick. Winfield; • Randall Bozcman, Winfrcld: • Larr)- Brewer, Double Sprinp;s; • Patricia Brocato. Shefticid; • Roy Brooks. Hamilton; • Barbara Brown, Paris, Tennessee; • Frank Brown, Lawrcnccburg, Tennessee. " I mE I i it feiil iliHi E. L, Carter G. demons SFiCOND ROW: brewer Burkson Chapman Crawford Hrocili. Duller Cliisholm Crockett h Ciniphcl Chilwood Daniel H Kroun Clark DaMS r Hnnvn C Cirter Clayton Day ' • Carolyn Bullin jton. Athens; • Ro|;cr Burdpe. Washington. DC.; « Jimmy Burleson. Winticld; • jamcs Butler. I « Barbara (.imphcll. Athens; Juhn f ampbell, I ' ayclte; Carolyn Carter. Town. (reek. ITIIIRD ROW I • Idwark Carter, Fiorente; • Mary Joe Carter, Morcnce; • Bobby Chapman. Pulaski, Tennessee: • Johnny C hishr ;• William ChifwcH)d. Moulton; • Billy Clark, New Hope; • Lloyd Clayton, I.awrcnicburt;, Tennessee. jlOl ' RTH ROW: !• (leor e Cicmmons. I ' lr)rcnfc. • James demons. Decatur; • Doui;las f rawlurd. Ilorciuc; j • Vesta Daniel, Athens; « George Davis. Tuscumbia. • Marcarcl Day. .Shcllitld Jimmy ( rinkctt . Phil Campbell; JUNIORS FIRST ROW: • Joseph Douglass, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee; • Regina Dugger, Florence; • Paul Ellis, Tuscumbia; • Martha Etheredge, St. Joseph, Tennessee; • Mary Flynt, Florence; • William Foster, Russellville; • Lloyd Fowler, Sulligent. SECOND ROW: • Billy Frye, Sulligent; • Walter Garner, Anderson; • Jerry Garnett, Florence; • James Gillespie, Decatur; Kate Goode, Florence; • Tom Graham, Thomasville; • Eddie Mam- mons, Florence. W L ■ • % % T m n THIRD ROW: ©Louise Hampton, Huntsville; James Hancock, Florence; Joanne Hancock, Florence ©Charles Hardy, Florence; Lee Harless, Hunts ille; • Clara Hawk, Florence; • Lucy Heidorn, Florence. FOURTH ROW: • Charles Hester, Belgreen; • Maggie Hester, Florence; • Buddy Hill, Florence; • Florence Hollis, Cullman; • Donald Holt, Cloverdale; • Mary Holt, Tuscumbia; • Charles Honeycutt, Florence. • R. C. Honeycutt, Tuscumbia; • Jimmy Hooper, Russcllvillc; • James Horton, Rusbcllvillc; • Kathcrine Howard, FIoreiiL • N ' cttie Hubbard, Florence; ©Brooks Jackson, Sheffield; Claybornc Jones. Tustumbia. hn Kitchens, Tanner; • John Landers, Athens; MCOND ROW: • Cayle Kent, Florence; J.imes Key, Florence; • Pe ;,i;y Kirkp.itrirk. Ddr.i • I.ucinda Lewis. I ' lorcmc. • Kenneth Loi;an, riunters illc. pip PIP lU.k ' tk Kent McRac Mitchell THIRD ROW Hnnpcr Horl-.n H(.«.ud Hiibb.ird Jackson Jones Key Kirkp.,! ,ck Kitchens I..inJcrs Lewis l.o.caii McOwlc) ' M.irl,n Martin Mchrtcns M.llcr Minor M M.rc M .rri5 Newman Newton Norton Parker • Alan McRae. Florence; • William McC.awley, Birmingham; • Davul NLirtin. Athens; 9 Dottye Martin. Florence; • Frederick Mehrtcns. Cannelton. Indiana; 9 Betty Miller. Florence; • Robert Minor. I ' loreiue FOURTH ROW: ♦ Bobby Mitchell. Ro;;crsvilIc; Jimmic Moore. Sheffield; NLirtha Morris. Hartscllc Newton. Vina; Pe tjy Norton, Town Creek; Maymie Parker. W.i crly. Tennessee |ini Newman. . ' Xthcns; • (icrlda JUNIORS FIRST ROW: • Ben Peete, Madison; • Clarence Phillips, Birmingham; 9 Kathryn Phillips, • Mable Posey, Cherokee; • Donald Porch, Weogufka; • Kenneth Priddy, Zi( • Eddie Pruden, Quinton, SECOND ROW: Stevenson; n, Illinois; Patricia Purvis, Corinth; Vera Osmer, Huntsville; Jeanette Quinn, Sheffield; Harold Raley, Vinemont; • Nan Randolph, Parrish; • Rex Rayfield, Lawrenceburg, Ten- ssee; • Maurice Reece, Haleyville. Peete Purvis Rhodes Simmons C. Phillips Osmer Richardson Sizemore K Phillips Quinn Sanderson Smith Posey Porch Raley Randolph J. F. Seaborn K. Seaborn Stults Statom Rayfield J. P. Sides THIRD ROW: • David Rhodes, Florence; • Margaret Richardson, Tuscumbia; Winfrey Sanderson, Florence; • Jo Frances Seaborn, Fayette; • Kenneth Seaborn, Fayette; • Claudette Sides, Florence; • John Sides, Oakman. FOURTH ROW: • Barbara Simmons, Homestead, Florida; Leolen Sizemore, Beaverton; • Fletcher Smith, Tuscumbi; wood, Tennessee; ♦Ernestine Statom, Florence; •Mae Stutts, Cherokee; ©Robert Terry, Florence. Doris Stults, Collin- I h i • Jimmie Thaxton, Town Creek; • Bobby D. Thomas, Decatur; • Riley Thomas, Leighton; • Ivous Thompson, Guin; • Peggy Thompson, Tuscumbia; Wilma Lou Tice, Florence; • FayeTirey, Florence. SECOND ROW: • Floyd Tirey, Jr.. Russcllvillc: • Tommy Tomiinson. Decatur; • Marcclla Todd, Courtiand; • Carl Van Bibber. Florence. • Ann Carol Wade. H.imi!ton; « M.inc- Waldrcp. Courti.uid; « I..uv Wavnick. Florence. ) Th.ixton F Tircy Jr Webb L A. Williams THIRD ROW • James Webb, Florence; • Troy Welch. Florence; • Norm.i VCclK. Morcnic; • Nclda Whcclcr. Cullman. • Bcarl Whilsclt. Rogcrsvillc; • Harvey Wickwarc. Canton. Wisconsin; • Don Willi. n)s. Hrooksidc. lOlRTH ROW • Louie Willnms. Birmingham; • Madeline Williams. .Sheffield; • Patricia Willi.«ms. Bridgcpirt; « Robbn Illinois; • Billy Yarbrough, Florence; • Liuncttc Yocom. Russelh illc; • Dwight Waters. Hanccvillc. iC ' vnn. Chicago. Cathey CLASS OFFICERS • Robert Proctor, President, Sheffield; • Bill Nelms, Vice President, Tarrant; • Jacqueline Graben, Secretary, Florence; • John Cathey, Treasurer, Huntsville; • Billy Joe Camp, SGA Representative, Hanceville. Aderholt Abston Arnold Ashlev A«ec Albers Alexander C. Allen Aycock B. J. Baker B. S, Baker G. Baker Anderson An,i;el Baggett Balch SOPHOMORES FIRST ROW: • Betty Aderholt, Haleyville; • John Abston, Florence; Betty Agee, Florence; Jerry Albers, Cordova; • Jimmie Alexander, Cordova; Carolyn Allen, Florence; • Bobby Anderson, Mission, Texas; Shelby Angel, Cloverdale. SECOND ROW: • Charles Arnold, Cullman; • Myra Ashley, Haleyville; • Harold Aycock, RussellviUe; • Barbara Baker, Phil Campbell; • Betty Baker, Eldridge; • George Baker, Sheffield; • Jimmy Baggett, Double Springs; • James Balch, Florence. n k I Ball V Ball Banks Batchclor Bavks Hc-auchanip B..k hvii.t Bendall Bcrrens Black Bob.) Box J Bradford M Bradford Brad Braswel Brown Boyd Bundy Burficid B Burney J. Burney Butic Carsile Christian Chance Cole Cook Copeland Counts Cox SOPHOMORES FIRST ROW: • Jane Ball, Florence; • Walter Ball, Florence; • Mary Banks, Florence; • Jack Batchelor. Haicyvillc; • Mary Baylcs, Florence; • James Bcauchamp, Florence; • Joyce Beck, Town Creek; 9 Bobby Beluc, Cherokee. SECOND ROW: • James Bcndall, Florence; • Mary Berrens, Florence; • Thomas Black, Athens; • Cecil Bobo, Winfieki; • Mary Ann Box, Sulli ent; James Bradford, Sheffield; • Marie Bradford, Russcllville; Bernardean Bradley, Tuscumbia. THIRD ROW: • Ccha Braswcli. Shcltield; • Ida Brown, .Sheffield; • Jaciiuelinc Boyd. Chattanooga. Tennessee; • Barbara Bundy, .Sheffield; • Jimmy Burfield, Danville; • Billy Burney. liatton; • Jackie Burney. llatlon; Freda Butler. Lawrenceburt;. Tennessee. FOURTH ROW: • Wayne Car ' ilc, l " lorcncc; • Thelma Christian, Decatur; • Harriet ( hanic, Tuscumbia; Dclorcs Cole. Florence; • Jerome Cook. Florence; ©William Copeland, Tuscumbia; John Counts, Haleyville, Namy Sue Cox, Stevenson. PR f f HlJ ' RlP Cox EUwanger Flippo Gibson Crews Evans Floyd Glass Crockett Pago Fredrick Goode Culver Fanning Friday Graham Davidson Farris Frost Grammer Gamble Griffm Dobbins Edgar Fitzgerald Fleming Gardner Garnett Griggs Grisham SOPHOMORES I-IRST ROW: • Myra Cox, Florence; • Virginia Crews, Florence; • Frances Crockett, Sheffield; • Kathleen Culver, Florence; • Betty David- son, Sulligent; • Richard Darcy, Sheffield; • Lula Dobbins, Stevenson; • Avelyn Edgar, Phil Campbell. SECOND ROW; • Carol EUwanger, Jeffersonville, Indiana; William Evans, Hazelgreen; • James Fago, Florence; • Carolyn Fanning, Hance- ville; • Margaret Farris, CoUinwood, Tennessee; • Ross Feltmin, Hamilton; • Viruinia Fitzeerald, Hartselle; Jo Ann Fleming, Bear Creek. THIRD ROW: • Rufus Flippo, Florence; • James Floyd, Athens; • Billy Frederick, Florence; • Thomas Friday, Bear Creek; • James Frost, Sheffield; « Billy Bamble, Tuscumbia; Dorothy Gardner, Sheffield; « Patricia Garnett, Jasper. FOLIRTH ROW: • Harold Gibson, Florence; • Stella Glass, Iron City, Tennessee; • Peggy Goode, Anderson; • Patrick Graham, Courtland; • Howard Grammer, Hartselle; • Ella Jo Griffin , Somerville; • Edgar Griggs, Anderson; • Ellen Grisham, Rogersville. WWIni k- tS - W ' .: iiii.liJi -jiUi!aM tJrccnh.iu Hall Haniillon H, HimmonJ I. Ham monci H.ir.uvav H.irt;(.tt Harris Harrison Hawk.ns Hav Hilton Hester Hinton ■ Holcomb HolJcn Holl.s B. Holt M. Holt Hooic Hopkin s Hovatcr Hudson Hyde Ir,gle Isoni D. Jacks,.n R. Jackson R Johr ston H. Johnston W. Johnston Jones SOPHOMORES FIRST ROW: • Thomas Greenhaw, Athens; • Howard Hall, Florence; • Joe Hamilton, Russcllville; • Barbara Hammond, Anderson; • J.- anne Hammond, Florence; • Myra Haraway, Lexington; • Varina Hargett, Phil Campbell; • Vonda Harris, Florence. SECOND ROW: • Edna Harrison, Sheffield; • Waylon Hawkins, Huntsville; • Cecily Hay, Tuscumbia; Billy Helton, Lawrenccburc. Tennessee, 9 David Hester, Russcllville; • Peggy Hinton, Hammond, Indiana; 9 Mary Holcomb. Vina; • Elmer Holder. Russcllville. THIRD ROW: • Jo Anne Hollis, Iron City. Tennessee; • Betha Holt. Athens; 9 M.iry Ann Holt, I ' lorcnte. ♦ (iwcndolyn Hooic. RoccrsMlIc, • Charles Hopkins, Florence; • Gerald Hovatcr, Russcllville; • Gerald Hudson. Tuscumbia; • Allen Hyde. Sheffield. FOURTH ROW: • Charles Ingle, Sheffield; • Ford Isom, Spruce Pine; • Don.ild Jackson, Tuscumbia; • Robert Jackson, Florence; • Bcttv Johnston, Decatur; • Howard Johnson, Florence; • William Johnson, Florence; • Barbara Jones. Section. ifMfi Jordan KcnJr.ck Kent P. King R King Kn.ght Landers Lawler Leath Ligon Littrell Lovett Lun.iti McBee McDowell McElyea McLeary McLemore WcMurry Malone Mann Marsh Martin Marthaler Moyo Meeks D. Meek T. Meek Mmor Moore Morrow Mosley SOPHOMORES FIRST ROW: • Bobbie Jordan, Florence; • Sylvia Kendrick, Birmingham; • Judith Kent, Tuscumbia; Peggy King, Sheffield: ©Rebecca King, Cleveland, Ohio; • Joe Knight, Haleyville; • Kenneth Earl Landers, Leighton; • Joyce Lawler, Russellville. SECOND ROW: • Mary Patricia Leath, Sheffield; • Ella Glenn Ligon, Tuscumbia; • Jacque Littrell, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee; • Jerry Lovett, Tuscumbia; • Carolyn Ann Lunati, Tuscumbia; • Roy McBee, Berrien Springs, Michigan; • William Kemper McDowell, Flor- ence; • Betty McElyea, Athens. THIRD ROW: • Ronnie Joe McLeary, Florence; • Melvin Jackson McLemore, Athens; • Charles Otis McMurry, Rogersville; • Bobby Arthur Malone, Cherokee; • Frances Sullivan Mann, Hodges; • Joann Marsh, Sheffield; • Ronnie Gene Martin, Sheffield; • Mary Joan Marthaler, Leighton. FOURTH ROW: • Imogene Mayo, Boaz; • Buddy Meeks, Tuscumbia; • Don Meek, Decatur; • Ted Meek, Decatur; • Barbara Jean Minor, Parrish; • Polly Ann Moore, Florence; • David C. Morrow, St. Joseph, Tennessee; • Joe Mosley, Beaverton. ■.PU..U , . . l -W-k .UJU.t-JiJ.W JU ' U c iiris H. Phillips S. Phillip S. G Phillips Porter Puckett Putman Quillcn Ralty Preslage N Reeves W. Reeve SOPHOMORES FIRST ROW: • Rowc Martin Newby, Athens; • Judith Jeanne Newman; Sheffield; • Jane Newton, Lawrenteburi;, Tennessee; • William T Newton, Anderson; • Joe Wesley Nichols, Hatton; ©Joan Noblett, Double Spring ' s; • Daniel Dcfly Noblit, West Point, Ten ncssee; • Bob Norton, Athens. SECOND ROW: • Robert Lee Osborne, Bridgeport; • Charlotte Fayc Pace, ' Decatur; • William niton Pace, Russcllvillc; • Raymond Lawrence Parker, Tuscumbia; • Franklin Delano Patterson, Florence; 9 Charles M. Pcndlcy, Berry; • M. tlizabcth Pcnton, Noma, Florida: • F.arl F.dward Phillips. Florence. THIRD ROW: • Harry Shannon Phillips. Killen; • Sherry Ann Phillips. Killcn; • Stewart G. Phillips. Bear Creek; • Bobby Porter, Kennedy. • Clarence Glenn Presta e, Florence; • Gerelene Poston, Leighton; • Joanne Potccle, Detroit. Michiijan; • Mildred Prater. Haley villc. FOURTH ROW: • Meredith Jo Puckett. Laccys Spring; • Johnnie Pulman, Lexington; • Jean Quillcn. Haleyvillc; • Sara Ralcy. Decatur. • Robert Rancy, Huntsville; • Nobel Reeves, Vernon; • William Reeves. Sheffield; • Peggy Rcnfro. Florence. EP mm.i:r. Ri.kuil Richardson Roan Ri tL Sanders Scogin 1 Sni.th S. Smith Sockwell G. Stephens W. Stephens Steen Robbins Shook- Sparkman Robinson Silverberg Speaks T. Stovall Romans Roper Sledge D, Smith Steenson Stephenson Suggs Taylor SOPHOMORES FIRST ROW: Glenda Rickard, Florence; • Kenneth Richardson, Florence; • Mary Virginia Roan, Decatur; • Easter Robbins, Tuscumbia; Judith Robinson, Fayette; • Betty Rolen, Florence; • Syble Romans, Sheffield; • Joyce Roper, Decatur. SECOND ROW: • Tommy Rorex, Bridgeport; • Maurice Sanders, Florence; • Robert Scogins, Sheffield; • Ann Shook, Sheffield; • Allan Silver- berg, Florence; • Linda Sims, Danville; • Caroline Sledge, Florence; • Diane Smith, Florence. THIRD ROW: • Isaac Smith, Russellville; • Sondra Smith, Lawrenceburg, Tennessee; • Joel Sockwell, Florence; • Franklin Sparkman, Florence; • Milton Speaks, Decatur; • Wayne Spruell, Mt. Hope; • Morris Steenson, Tuscumbia; • Allen Stephenson, Hartselle. FOURTH ROW: • Gary Stephens, Oakman; • William Stephens, Florence; • Robert Steen, Rogersville; • Floyd Stovall, Decatur; • Thomas Stovall, Florence; • Glenn Stricklin, Spruce Pine; • Archie Suggs, Sheffield; • Jimmie Taylor, Tuscumbia. § 3M TkIwcII ■I il Tlionipsi.n ■] hoin Tompk ns ker Turbvfili Turner Vinson WadJell X■aldrcp Wart W ,irlii 1st W .rrner Warren B L. VC ' cst B. B. West White Whitfield Willcutt E. W, lams J G Willrams J Willia S. Williams Wilson York Jordan Hyche Sims SOPHOMORES FIRST ROW: • James R. Tidwell, Sheffield; ♦Dot TccI, Decatur; •Gay Nell Thompson. Tuscumbia; • Carylon Thorn. Russcllv illc; • Richmond Tompkins, Russellvillc; • Wilham Townsley. IMorcncc; • Charles Tucker, Birmincham; • Arma Turbyfill. Rus scllville, SECOND ROW: • Helen Turner, Birmingham; •Sue Vinson. Phil Campbell; • Gloy W.uidcll, Tuscumbia; • Rosa Waldrep, Sheffield; • Gwcn Ware, Shcffielil; • Doris Warhurst, Tuscumbia; • Glenn Warner, Lawrencebur , Tennessee; • William Warren, Florence. THIRD ROW: • Bonnie West, H.acklebur ; • Bobby West, Halcyvillc; • ru ;ene White, Florence; • Betty Whitfield, Red Bay; • Zccora Willcutt, Sheffield; •Earlcne Williams, H.imiIton; •John Williams, Sheffield; •Joy Williams. Valhcrmoso Sprinp. FOURTH ROW: • Sam Williams. Barton; • Elizabeth Wilson, Florence; • Don York. Cullman; • Carl Jordan. Florence; • Bobby Hychc. Jasper; • Horace Sims. Fayette. It iil 4 Coffey Gamble Lumpkin Smith Wilson FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS FIRST ROW: • Dwit ht Coffey, President, Decatur; • James Gable, Vice President, Tuscumbia; 9 Lois Lumpkin, Secretary, Florence; Gloria Smith, Treasurer, Tuscumbia; • Belinda Wilson, SGA, Florence. Adcock Adkins Bell Belue Bolton. G. Bolton, N. Alkn Allen Berry Bentley Boone Bowen Balch Barr Bevis Billingsley Brakefield Branyon Batchelc Bland Brock SECOND ROW: j • S)lvia Adcock, Hartselle; • Marlene Adkins, Talladega; • Jimmy Allen, Lexington; • Sara Allen, Huntsville; • Billy Balch, ' | Athens; • Marilyn Barr, Florence; • Betty Batchelor, Haleyville; • Audrey Behel, Killen. , | THIRD ROW: • Walter Bell, Florence; • Edwin Belue, Florence; • Bonnie Berry, Owens Cross Roads; Betty Bentley, Florence; • David | Bevis, Florence; • Thomas Billint sley, Florence; • John Bland, Florence; • Jane Blair, Florence. ■ FOURTH ROW: • Cjene Bolton, Russellville; • Nancy Bolton, Sheffield; • Raymond Boone, Florence; • Joseph Bowen, Winfield; • Glenda Brakefield, Huntsville; Marilyn Branyon, Fayette; • Wanda Brock, Fayette; • Robert Brotherton, Florence. TTTWTiJtTTjsstwnwsiawi mim k Cirmichacl Chjstain Crow Buctlnir O.ulc R Orttr Cook D.u IHii.cis Ciklwcll W Cutir Corci.iinl Cimpkll Cl.int,.n Ck.iicnt Chti.rJ Cox Cr.iJJ.Kk I- Dill.uJ V D.ll,.rJ FRESHMEN I IRST ROW: • M.utha H. Brown. F ' avcttc; » Charles Bruce. Hucvton; Cli.irlcs D. Brvan, Athens; I..n . Brvan, I ' alk illc: » James I Buettncr. Sheffield; Buigas; Mary J. Bull, Bear Creek. • Horaie B. Buiman, Sheffieki. si:C0ND ROW; • Walter J Burcham Jr.. Tuscumbia; • Jorcnc L. Bur;;css, Cullman; • Rhetta R. Burns. Fayette; • Ramona O Burnnv. Corinth Mississippi; • (harlcs G. Ca lc. Hueytown; • J. Frank CaKlwcll, Birmini;h.iin; • Laureiue B. Campbell. .Vihcns; 9 DonaKl Clanton. Florence. THIRD ROW « Sam B Carmich.iel. Panama City. Florula; • leral.l W Cantrcll. .Shefliel.l; • ( .aius R ( arncy. ShetticM; • Leah . (arttt Huntsvillc; • Ronnie L Carter. Florence. • WanJell farter, f or.luva, • Wilhurn (lenient. Shcffiekl. • 1 l.n.l M (lit lor. Ilorencc FOURTH ROW: • Sue r Chastam. Rossvillc, Ga.; dBctty J. Cobb. AiMison; • James W ( olc. A.Mison. • .Susan D ( orum. Hillsboro; • Ronal.i L. Cook. Florence; •Edward L. Copcland. Tuscumbia; ©Alice J. Cox. Phil (ampbell; • lanel Craddock. RusscIImIIc FIFTH ROW • Warner J Crow, Danville; • Donald L. Danlcy. Florence; ©Carol Da is, lorelta. Tennessee; • Kav Davis. Decatur; • Joai Day. Hanccville; • Marie K. Di lc. Tuscumbia; • Eleanor M. Dillard. Florence; • William R Dillard. Winfield 93 Ptipp, Dodd Duhoise Elmiire Evans Freeman Fuller Gilbert Gist Grant Griffin Duffey Enimo Fulton Gonce Griff FRESHMEN FIRST ROW: • Donald Dodd, Haleyville; • Van Allen Duboise, Russellville; • Cora Duffey, Cullman; • Ruel Dutton, Moulton; • Mary ' EaJy, Rot;ersville; James Eaton, Florence; • Shirley Ezzell, Belgreen; Jane Elkins, Mt. Hope. SECOND ROW: • Elvie Elmore, Athens; • Jessie Evans, Leighton; Norris Emmons, Sheffield; • James Etheredge, Town Creek: • Joe Fairer, Tuscumbia; • Carl Faires, Killen; • Charles Faulkner, Haleyville; • Elizabeth Fowler, Oak Ridge. THIRD ROW: • Martha Freeman, Phil Campbell; • Laura Fuller, Tuscumbia; • Sandra Fulton, Silvnia; • Dorothy Gabel, Florence; • Gerald Gargis, Tuscumbia; « Betty Gautney, Killen; • Annette Gibbs, Hanceville; Mae Grissom, Leighton. FOURTH ROW: • jerry Gilbert, Haleyville; • Sara Gist, Fbrence; • Robert Gonce, Florence; • Cynthia Goode, Florence; • Margaret Goodwin, SheMield; Barbara Grant, Decatur; • Gwendolyn Grant, Decatur; • Jon Grant, Dora. FIFTH ROW: • Julia Grant, Athens; • Lamon Griffin, Lexington; • Kenneth Griffis, Florence; • Luther Grizzard, Decatur; • Barbara Grund, Cullman; • Elby Gunnin, Tuscumbia; • Richard Hall, Tuscumbia; James Hamilton, Russellville. t ' f fti .t u FRESHMEN 1 IRST ROW: • Ruby Hamilton. Russc-llvillc; • Neva Haraway, Lexington; • Johnic Harbour. Dora; • Pcu.cy Haririlt. Rus icllvillc: Harris. Tuscumbia; ©Barbara Harrison. Decatur; Joanne Har cy. 1-lorenct; Sammy H.iwkins. Mt H.ipc sr.fOND ROW: • Juanuc Hayes. Beavcrton; Billy Hcarn, Sheffield; Bett Heath. Sheffiehl; DonaLI Hculorn. Il-rcnie, • johi ' .um; Wv(hc Hester, Shcfficlil; ©Charles Hicks. Florence: I ' rances 11 iplon. Shelf lelil IHIRO ROW: • li hn Hi;.;hsmith. Florence; • Lavcrnc Hipps, Clovcnlale; • Vaughn Hoil;;es. .Siottsb. ro: « .Snna HollinuNw.irih. (ilc • Mary HikxI. Liwrcnccbur . Tennessee; • Gcor.qc Hooper. ShcffieKl, • Marccna Hopkins, Hamilton. • Robert Ho .i umbia I01:RTH ROW: • Phyllis Howard. I.exm ' ton; • Samuel Hubbert. WinfieM; • (teor e Inclencht. Ci lumbia; • loncl Isom. Spruce Pine; l-cth Jackson. Birminch.im; • Cicrald Jackson. Russcllvillc. ©Martha j.ickson. Tuscumbia. Nell j.ukson. Tuscumbia IIITH ROW: • Raymond Jeffreys. Hamilton. •Julia Jenkins. Ilorcmc, Janct Jcnsm. .ShcfficKl; Janue Johnson. Fhnt. |aitKi Hint. » Henry Johnson. I.oretio; Wanda Johnson. Minilion; Johnnie Jones. Killcn. • James I Hester 1 Allen cr. Tu- rn V. UA Johnson ijfelPsip iP ' l Kennedy Lawrence LinviUe McCarley McPeters Kershaw Lee Lipscomb McCorkle Manush Kimble Lenz Llewllyn McClellan Marshall McGregor Kirkpatriclv L.les Lopez McGuffey Marquess Kitchen Lindley Lowrey McRae Martin Krache Lindsay McCafferty McMunn Martin Landers Lmville McCain McNutt Martin FRESHMEN I-IRST ROW: • Donald Kennedy, Florence; • James Kershaw, Tuscumbia; • Ben Kimble, Birmingham; • WilHam Krimbrough, Tusaimbia; • Celia Kirkpatrick, Dora; • Charles Kitchen, Tuscumbia; • Ida Krache, Courtland; • James Landers, Leighton. SECOND ROW: • Patricia Lawrence, Sheffield; • Ann Lee, Guin; • Donald Lenz, Leighton; • Mike Levine, Long Beach, New York; • Charles Libs, Florence; • Carolyn Lindley, Falkville; • Myrna Lindsay, Tanner; • James Linville, Florence. THIRD ROW: • Larry Linville, Florence; • Bobby Lipscomb, Moulton; • Doris Llewellyn, Florence; • Herman Longshore, Florence; • Evelyn Lopez, Huntsville; • Deloris Lowrey, Bankston; • Martha McCafferty, Tuscumbia; • Rebecca McCain, Lexington. FOURTH ROW: • Mack McCarley, Bexar; • Jane McCorkle, Florence; • Mary McClellan, Huntsville; • Anna McGregor, Courtland; • Martha McGuffey, Florence; • Dottie McRae, Florence; • Delia McMinn, Haleyville; • Maxie McNutt, Haleyville. FIFTH ROW: • Nancy McPeters, Florence; • Norma Manush, Tuscumbia; • Carolyn Marshall, Florence; • Francis Marion, Sheffield; • Ronny Marquess, Tuscumbia; • Betty Martin, Addison; • Franklin Martin, Mount Hope; • William Martin, Florence. Murphrce Pace Perkins jMc ' nt.i;omery Newton Page Phillips M-isR-rson A. Moore Nix- Palmer Pickens May B. Moore Noblrt Parker Pitts Meeker H. Mooi Norris Parks P. e G. Miller Morgan Norwood Parmer Porch R Afiller Morrison Oaks Partain Poss OSteen Peeden Powers FRESHMEN MRST ROW: • jamcs H. Masdon, Halcyville; • Dawn Masscy, Mt. Hope; Tom I-, Mastcrson, RusscIK illc; • Martha Fay May, CloMrJale: • Ida Meeker, .Stevenson; • Gail F.. Miller, Huntsville; • Robert L. Miller, I ' lorence; • Vivian M. Minton, Ro.uersvillc. SIXONO ROW; • Wiley M. Montana, Sheffield; • Thomas L. Montgomery, Cloveniale; • Andy Moore, Birmingham; • Heiiny M. Moore, Hazel Cireen; • Hersthel B. Moore, Scottsboro; • Margaret D. Mori;an, Sheffield; • Lou Morrison, Sheffield; • Mary F Mulluis, Hunts- I lie. TIIIRn ROW: • WalLue (,. Murjihree. Moulton; • Annie L. Nev ton. Vina; • ( leorce T. Nix, Decatur; • Dianne Nohlit. Ilunts ille; • FIsie f. Norris. Russellvtlle; • Shirley M.ie Norwood, Leoma, Tennessee; James V. Oaks. Tuscumhia; • Mjry J. (VStetn, Florence. lOl ' RTH ROW: • Robert O. P.ue, Decatur; • Mary P.i e, Woodville; • Faye Palmer, Florence; « Ann Parker, Decatur; • J.ick N. Parks. Steven- son; » Ottis R. Parmer, Hamilton; • Flmma L. Partain, Halev die; • Barbara S. Peeden. Ktllen. I II ' III ROW: • Ins V. Perkins, Florence; • P. lean Pukens, Sheffield; .« lulian Phdhp,. Florence; • Mary F. Pitts. Sheffield; • Willcnc V. Poe, Sheffield; Arab N. P .r(h. We. ' .,uufka; • loyie M Poss. Rus-cIImIIc; • ( arolyn F. Powers, Gurley. £zt Quinby Ra Richardson Ri Romine Rt Sibley Sil Ray Ricks Rutland Simpson Prince Reed Rikard Sailors Sisson Pruitt Reese Ritter Scarbrough Skipworth Puckett Reynolds Roberson Searcy Smith L Pugh Rice Roberts Sherrod Smith FRESHMEN FIRST ROW; • Donald Pozsonyi, New Brunswick, New Jersey; • Genevieve Presley, Section; • Elizabeth Price, Florence; • Rosemary Prince, Huntsville; • Donald Pruitt, Florence; • Jo Ann Puckett, Huntsville; • Billy Pugh, Haleyville; • Gail Pugh, Lincoln Park, Michigan. SECOND ROW: • Betty Quinby, Florence; ©Glenda Ramsey, Sheffield; • James Ray, Tuscumbia; • Mary Reed, Russellville; • Waldo Reese, Florence; • Charles Reynolds, Tuscumbia; • Frank de los Reyes, Holguin Ote, Cuba; • Paula Rice, Florence. THIRD ROW: • Barbara Richardson, Florence; Patsy Richardson, Florence; ©Barbara Ricks, Decatur; Mary Rikard, Russellville; ©Gloria Ritter, Lexington; • Stanley Roberson, Collinwood; • Anne Robinson, Decatur; • William Roberts, Florence. FOURTH ROW: • Cynthia Romine, Rogersville; • Judith Rountree, Sheffield; • James Rutland, Tuscumbia; • Julian Sailors, Florence; • Knox Scarbrough, Florence; • Everett Searcy, Florence; • Millard Shelton, Courtland; • Jerry Sherrod, Tuscumbia. FIFTH ROW: • Hal Sibley, Mt. Hope; • Jerry Sibley, Mt. Hope; • Joseph Simpson, Florence; • Henry Sisson, Florence; • Annie Skipworth, Florence; Josephine Smith, Florence; Judith Smith, Collinwood; Nancy Smith, Florence. Sumincrford S. Terry Tuck Shillon Swartz Tcwcll Tune W Smith Shcrrard Tankslcy Thi|;ptn J K. I ' nderwood Stovall Stoves Shcrcr R. Taylor J Taylor Tease C. Thompson T Thompson Tirey J. J fndenvond V.inn Wacin Stt.n hruic C Tcrr - Trousdale W ' acnon J Terr - Trotter Waite FRESHMEN FIRST ROW: • Pc ' K) ' Smith, Collinswood, Tenness ee; • Shirley J. Smith. Russcllville; • William B. Smith. Cullm.in; • Zaid4 L. Smith, Center Point; • Pe y S. Spain. Decatur; • Alma L. Stanscll, Florence; • Doris L. Staples, Tusc umbia; • Charles L, Starlinc. Houston, Missouri. SF.COND ROW: • Joyce F. Steele, Sulli cnt; • William H. Shelton, I.o ' an; Sarah I ' . ShcrroJ, Decatur; • C.cor.cc F. Stovall. Killcn; • Charles G Stoves. Florence. • Catherine M. Sherer, Hamilton; • Charles Strawbrid c, .Sullii;cnl; • Tommy L Sumerel. Florence. THIRD ROW: • Roilncy W. Summcrford, H.imilton; • Nicholas F. Swartz, Hankston; • Sara G Tankslcy, Halcyvillc: • Ruby H Taylor, S«imcr villc; • jimmy F. Taylor, Florence; • James F. Tease, Florence; • Curtis J Terry. Lci.ijhlon; • Julia S. Terry. Hillsboro FOIRTH ROW: • .Sara D Terry, Sheffield; • Thomas R. Tcwcll, Florence; • Mickey Thi,i;pen, llorcmc; • { harlcs D. Thompson, Tuscumbi i • Thomas M Thompson. Tuscumbia; • William H Tircy, RussclK illc; • Jcrr) Trousdale. Ilorcncc; • Mary Nell Trotter. D (alur I IITH ROW: • Judy Tuck. Decatur; • Jane Tune, Winfield; • j. mes K. Umlcrwood. I-lorcnic; • John J rnvlcr »oovi. Florence; • Sarah Vann. Hirmin;;;ham; • Diane Warner, Sheffield; • Stewart L. Wa non, Tuscumbia; • Carol A. Waitc, Florence Wilkerson D. G. Wood J. H. White E. Harper FRESHMEN FIRST ROW; • Francis C. Walker, Winfield; • Linda M. Walker, Anderson; • Robert A. Walker, Winfield; • Sherman E. Wallace, Decatur; • Minnie M. Warren, Rossville, Ga.; •Milton C. Weatherbee, Cleveland, Ohio; Charles H. Weathers, Loretto, Tenn.; Robert D. Weathers, Florence. SECOND ROW: Andy Weaver, Florence; •James W. Webster, Wmfield; Billy H. West, Tuscumbia; •Billy N. West, Tuscumbia; •James N. West, AdamsviUe; •Richard B. Wilcoxson, Florence; •Marilyn J. Wiley, Tuscumbia; •Donald K. Wilkerson, Moulton. Florence; • Marilyn J. Wiley, Tuscumbia; • Donald K. Wilkerson, Moulton. THIRD ROW: • Paul T. Wilks, Florence; • Barbara F. Williams, Decatur; • Robert L. WiUumis, Bridgeport; • Carolyn S. Wise, Haleyville; • Max H. Witt, Mt. Hope; • Barbara A. Wood, Corinth, Mississippi; • D. Elaine Woods, Decatur; • Donald G. Wood, Hunts- viUe. FOURTH ROW: • James Woods, New Market; • Donald R. Worlund, New Market; • Shyron Worlund, New Market; • Wilburn M. Whisenant, Lacey ' s Spring; • Harriet Whitaker, Tuscumbia; • Audie E. White, Florence; • Joan R. White, Fayette; • John H. White, Flor- ence. FIFTH ROW: • Coretha A, Whitsett, Rogers ' ille; • June A. Williams, Haleyville; • Larry Yancey, Hackleburg; • E. Bayne Yarbrough, De- catur; • Donald G. Yates, Florence; • Mary E. York, Winfield; • William R. York, Winfield; • Charles E. Harper, Hamilton. 90 " I SAW JUST ABOUT EVERYTHING THAT WENT ON AT FSC FROM MY HIGH VANTAGE POINT ON WESLEYAN HALL. THE STUDENTS HAD THEIR SAD AND MOROSE MOMENTS AS WELL AS SOME HAPPY AND CAREFREE ONES DURING THE PAST YEAR. THERE CERTAINLY WERE A LOT OF THINGS HAP- PENING ALL DURING THIS SCHOOL YEAR AND IF THE STUDENTS ENJOYED PARTICIPATING IN THEM AS MUCH AS I DID WATCHING THEM IT MUST HAVE BEEN MOST ENJOYABLE. ■RECORDED WITHIN THE FOLLOWING PAGES OF THIS SECTION IS A PICTORIAL AND WRITTEN SUM- MARY OF THE HIGH SPOTS OF THE YEAR AS FAR AS STUDENT LIFE AND ACTIVITIES ARE CONCERNED. I HOPE YOU WILL ENJOY THIS SUMMARY IN YEARS TO COME, AS OLD MEMORIES COME BACK. " • STUDENT LIFE • ACTIVI TIES • SNAPSHOTS ' What ' s happening? LION ' S DEN The high spot of Florence State. " A Whole Lotta Shakin ' Goin ' On " describes the Lion ' s Den, also a lot of talking and horsing around. Things really rocked this past year when ' Willie Staggs and the Off- Beats played in the Den in a special campaign to raise funds for an air-conditioner. The fund has grown steadily and it is hoped that by the time this book arrives we will be using it. Students go to the Den not only to dance but to do other things. Many like to sit and watch the floor show, while others prefer to watch T " V or play ping pong. The Den is operated by the Student Government Association and is easily one of the most popular spots on the campus. RMMi vnRimn ifii nvmnnnqHM ' Say that again. ' ' Now, here is the WELCOME, HIGH SCHOOLERS For a few weeks during the year the dining hall line becomes doubled in length when several hundred strange faces show up for the various academic days held on the campus. These events include Science Day, Home Eco- nomics Day, Music Festival, Lunchroom Workshops, Drama Festival, Library Science Day and various others. Tours are conducted by several student groups for the visiting high school students. Demonstrations and exhibits are other ways the hosts have of enter- taining their guests. ■Watch out, it ' ll burn ' You hegin this way ' Ah, get wild or go home. ' LET ' S GO TO THE SHOW! Any type of show may be found being presented on the Florence State campus the year round. The most frequent presentations are the talent and stunt night shows. One of the biggest shows of the year is the S.G.A. Stunt Night which last year came forth with some different laughs. Close to this is the Diorama Talent Show which is held at the conclusion of the Diorama sales. Kilby Auditorium never has a vacant chair in its periphery this night. Different types of student talent are entered in the show and sometimes the displays are amazing in more ways than one. The acts are often impromptu, which adds to the hilarity of the " goings-on, " and at other times, surprises come as the audience is called on to par- ticipate as the picture of Miss Pauline Gravlee, Dean of Women, and her gift shows. The music was too much for the audience at one show and the chairs were pushed back and the crowd went to work, dancing. " Thank you, thank you, kindly ■ " What is this? ' It ' s here somewhe I.J. JL «UUW»BWWW«liivjl,lkt.U WIWv »,WUNWi SIL -JhiD. ] ' You hain ' t wdcum, cuhc-r. ' La; ' - » 1 r " vt- 1, :-, % - " On the isle of Hav BIG FLINGS " Variety is the spice of life. " This classic proverb gives you an idea of the variety of the dances on the Florence State campus. No mat- ter what his taste may be, the FSC student ' s appetite for a dance can be filled. Turning from the informal dancing at the den, one finds many formal dances held during the year. The Homecoming Dance is one of the biggest af- fairs of the entire school year. This is followed by Christmas Ball, the Coronation Ball, the Spring Formal, and the Senior Formal. Something new and unique that was added to the social calendar last year was the Co-ed Ball. This was sponsored by the W.S.G.A. and the girls did the asking to the dance, " setting up the boys " for a change. Although being new and the first of its kind the Co-ed Ball was probably the " most successful " dance of the year. Plans for this year ' s dance indicate that it will be even bigger. r ' v ' .T,v4i3 DRAMA AT FSC " A live wire " is the definition that will adequately fit the Florence State Rehearsal Club. They present two or three top-notch productions during each school year and the degree of polish and finish is a credit to the institution and certainly to the club ' s sponsor, Miss Gladys Shepard. This past fall, the group presented one of their best performed and best received productions ever, according to students, faculty members, and townspeople. " Death of a Salesman " was played to a capacity crowd each night and the ovations accorded the group were certainly an honor. The secret of the great success of the Rehearsal Club is defined by a simple, four-letter word called " work. " These members obliging- ly spend every spare moment of each semester " working " to make each production a perfect one as near as possible. Undaunted by hard work, the group receives a feeling of satisfaction on production nights. ' It ' s not that bad, is it? " ■Quit stuffinj; that ballot bo ELECTIONS Last year ushered in a new era for Florence State voters. This was the era of the voting machine, which was used for the first time in the election of the S.G.A. officers. The League of Women Voters worked along with the S.G.A. in furnishing these machines and the student body turned out in large numbers to work that " new " machine. There were many words spoken on behalf of the candidates for the various positions, many a heated debate on the merits of each, and quite a few anxious moments as the results were awaited by opponents and supporters. Another highlight election of the year was the poll of the student body on whether or not they wanted the name of the school changed. The student body was overwhelm- ingly in favor of changing the name and leaving the word " Teachers " from our name. The state legislature took up the issue and passed a law in the summer that made our name consistent with the wishes of the student body, Flor- ence State College. Other elections that were major ones of the year were the Homecomins; Queen, Mr. and Miss Florence State, and [r mj Miss Friene ' My next point is . ' You pull this little lev F.S.C. ' Can ' t a soul ever win? " Riding high. " LET ' S GO TO THE FAIR Around and round go the activities of Florence State students when the North Alabama State Fair has its run in Florence during the first week of the fall semester. Students flock by the hundreds out to the fairgrounds to take in the sights from the two-headed calves to Stella, with two I ' s, the dancing girl. Eating and riding are always the big things and no trip out to the fair would be complete if they didn ' t win a teddy bear. Some students pay dearly for the little bears, as they will sadly attest to. It isn ' t just the students who have a good time and at- tend this affair, though. There are the faculty members who have to take the k ' Js to the fair. ■M, i .W.U ' Mi mW,mi.«kW " .« ' j V. " i ' ■Dont breathe! R.O.T.C. AT FLORENCE STATE Among the activities engaged in by the Provost Corps, military science fraternity, is the annual fall initiation of new members into the group. This initiation is accom- panied by various haranguing moments on the part of the initiates, junior students who are going into advanced R.O.T.C. Senior members of the group muster out the many skits and pranks to the new initiates as these picture signify. " A huntin ' we wi f:B.rA v i- ' L| 7 ' W i .. ,.m The band and students with thjt Old II THE BAND AND FOOTBALL The band ' s six prancers minus one. hen the band their yoyos. ts other schools some of the members like Gus play The band is the cheerleaders ' mainstay at the ball games, especially at the out-of-town games they attend. Little, but loud, the band really stirred up the spirit during the ■57 season and presented some very entertaining and suc- cessful half-time shows. They attended two or three out of-town games and really had a time. The band members themselves are closely knit and a spirit of comradeship and unity makes their group relationships very entertain- ing and sociable. For the band members these trips to other schools were the highlights of the season, because usually anything could happen and sometimes it did. Li iW n tiiUin • • i r H Sigmund Spaeth. The crowds were bigger than ever. The Students at Florence State were treated to the largest number of convocational programs in the history of the school. One of the mam reasons for this increase in the number of artists and programs was the newly inaugurated Danforth Program for the de% ' elopmcnt and growth of religious and cultural activities. The program of convocations and activities have included: Sigmund Spaeth, David H(X)ks, Didier G raeffe, Dr. Raymond Paty, Jorge Bolet, Eleanor Steber, Nelson and Neal, Players, Inc. with " The Taming of the Shrew, " Pittsburg Symphony Orchestra, The NBC Opera with " La Traviata " and others. KAIHKVN (lAKII N. i—i- K( " F " CLUB INITIATION Aw, come on, wake up. One of the funniest and toughest initiations at Florence State is the annual " F " Club Initiation. Members of the football, rifle, basket- , ball, baseball, and tennis teams, and cheerleaders go through this I ordeal yearly before becoming members of this group. The group has j to perform such jobs as, peanut rolling in front of Bibb Graves, I begging for money on the street, and eating food served at the ' banquet. ' One of the funniest things about this initiation is the stuming by all members of the club. ' original costuming by i_ u A bottle nf milk, picj r Introduction of the Royalty. The May Queen. Ann I3t Grabcn, Sara Kiuhens, S, Jane Mills. ■t Hc.pkins Spain. Ja, and to the left, the members of the court; Betty ben. Betky Blair, Sue Nelson, Betty Gentry, and I MAY DAY 1957 Last year one of Florence State ' s old customs was resumed after several year ' s lapse. May Day used to be one of the college ' s most popular and biggest events of the year and in the spring of I ) ' 7 under the auspices of the W ' SGA it sas reinstated. One of the big events of the affair was the selection of the May Queen (torn the senior class. Miss Ann Bennett Hopkins of Florence was selected by popular vote and reigned over the ceremonies in the Amphitheater, May Day was a colorful and entertaining affair with its costumed folk-dancers, wouki be dramatists, band concerts, and entertainment acts. The coronation ceremonies were impressive and done beautifully in the open air of the Amphitheater. AROUND THE WORLD IN FASHIONS AT F.S.C " Around the World in Eighty Days " was a kind of symbol of the year 1957 and 1958. The movie and the song inspired idea after idea and it became a popular theme for special events. When the home economic girls of Florence State put their heads together in conference about their annual fashion show they came up with " Around the World in Eighty Minutes of Fashions. " The results of their efforts was a big success and further sparkle was added by the beauty of Alabama ' s ' 58 Maid of Cotton, Miss Martha McClinton. Unified group work and a lot of good ideas and sewing made the show especially good. Shown above are three home ec students making preparations for the big show. Standing are Jean Davis and Mrs. Noel Glasscock with Dolly Williams making an adjustment. At right are pictured the winners of the clothing award: Nancy McPeters, Mary Ann Box, and Betty Ryan. k riic s|x-iul ;iicit ot Ihc sh. ' w mh Mm Mjrttu MiClinlon. AUK«mj Maid III Coltun Shown with her arc Mary )() Bull and Jean Davn in drcise they mcHlclcd in Ihc how before a large irowd of Mudrnls. facully. and townj- people REGISTRATION AT F.S.C. HisTdRr ' fotim FLICIOV 1 Doesn ' t anyone care for History? Another semester and everyone had to register again. It seemed simple Every way you looked there seemed to be a line for everything. The first line was headed tow.ird an open door m Bibb Graves Hall, where Janice Johnson was handing out grade slips. After gomg past Janice, students stand in line again in the library for another hour or two while Edith supplies them with averages — she is very conservative, hardly ever gives out an " A " average! When students start getting their classes checked, it seems that the courses they need have been closed hours ago. Naturally while they stand and wait some people (the instructors) are takmg breaks — lucky people! By the time the students get their schedules checked out, there are no chairs to sit in while they fill out the ihtck of cards rec uircd of them. Simple solution, sit on the floor if you wish to get finished in one day. What hurts most of all about registration is when they hear someone say " That will be dollars, please. " After students finished registration they welcomed a coke or a bed to " sack out ' in. The final comment of all is, " Brother, am I glad that I have to register only twice a year. " Don ' t |ump out, Jim, I was just kidding you Now don ' t ye laugh, these vows are supposed to be seriou Mother can ' t make pie like this. 122 ALL WAS FAIR IN LOVE DURING THIS WEEK! Sadie and her gang took over for one week and femininity and ' wiles were on the rampage. Gals did the ' axing and the payin, ' much to the males delight and only the latest in Dogpatch fashions were in style during the week, especially on the day and night of the big hoe-down in the gym. Sadie Hawkins Week is sponsored by the WSGA and held annually in the fall. The highlight of the event comes with the big dance in the gym which has appropriate Dog Patch decor. Hog callers and pie eaters are the heroes supreme of the night and everybody gets in the show with the sack races and other games. The tall tales really got taller than ever this year and the Dogpatch characters abounded and the selection of the best ones was a real task. Skinny boys had their day because of the price of admission to the dance — two cents per inch around the waist — and to be paid by the ladies. ttle bigger Mrs. MacFarland, or Mama Mac as some ca her, is in charge of dorm hfe and activities. Bull sessions, card games, and all other typical dorm activities cease one night each semester when the coeds of Florence State invade the heretofore for- bidden portals for open house. Keller Hall ' s open house is one of the big social events of the campus and the boys get a chance to show off their rooms and often some of their handiwork as pictured. • m % ' ' - Oh. so that s XV 1 )nc from the othf H " s with dorm mother and parents from home xf Boys, we have got to cut this noise down! KELLER HALL AT F.S.C. Half an education is gained through dormitory hfe and Keller Hall, the biggest dorm at FSC. is quite ' he plaie. The boys, all 2 " )0 of them, experience all Kinds of situations, both educational and notso- Ideational, which take place, and to the new freshie • IS an overwhelming ch.ingc : - W Mamie on a rampage, POWERS HALL, ONE CRAZY CROWD OF COEDS We have spooks, too ! Pat, are you sure that is ginger ale? Pretty fiower, isn ' t it? Anyone care to go dancing with Mammy Yocum.- ' Upon request by the Diorama staff these Powers Hall girls gathered together the pictures and snaps you see on these two pages. Powers Hall has a deceptive quality in that it is the quietest of the girls dorms. But as these pictures prove and the comments from the girls who live there, outward appearances do not necessarily show what goes on in the inside. These girls really know how to live it up and sometimes do so to the consternation of their housemother, Mrs. Mabel Dent. The crazy things that go on in college dormitories are fantastic and often silly to the outsider, but college and dorm life go together to form some of the most entertaining and unforgettable years of a student ' s life. Vt ' c II stare those Freshmen now. WILLINGHAM HALL AND THE " WILLYCATS ' The WiUycats are synonymous with high spirits and dormitory pride and when it comes to winning elections and other forms of competition on the campus, students look for Willingham to be on the top of the list. These girls with their stick to itiveness and hard work have won the Homecoming dorm decorations for the past three years and placed in the top with their skits at the annual SGA Stunt Night This year the girls were under the supervision of a new housemother who gamed instant and complete respect, cooperation, and admiration from them. Mrs. Tipton and her ' tea and coffee parties ' were the hit of campus with everyone who happened to be passing by and was invited in. Willingham Hall might be characterized by the old saying in revised form, " Old Willycats never die they just fade away " (and are replaced by new kitties each fall). Willycats and watermelon ! Where is the hide A real Southern exposure. for i l 7 I ( 1 Sr- W ill Klines on Ihcir way to tljsi A miilnislil »n.Kk " THE GIRLS ON THE HILU ' IN O ' NEAL O ' Neal ' s song goes, ' " SX e ' re the girls who hve on the hill, honey, honey!! " and etc., and exemplifies the spirit and rivalry shown by the girls ' dorms at FSC. O ' Neal Hall is the largest of the girl ' s dormitories and a kind of campus center. The college dining hall is located on the first floor and after supper the students gather to talk, joke, and sing together. The Lion ' s Den is located in the basement and the girls on the upper floors never cease to enjoy hanging out of the windows and watch the passers-by going to the Den. O ' Neal is especially active in campus activities and are always in evidence at the football games with their waving white gloves. They have their fun and love it and will never forget those ' moments to remember ' of the life and events of living in O ' Neal. I did not scorch it, the cleaners did : i| i.. .. i , 1sfefed i : » i..jyi I want to go home. 130 FLORENCE HALL, QUIET AND SERENE The smallest of the dormitories, Florence Hall has around fort) ' occupants and is supervised by Mrs. Nell Ingram. An atmosphere of quietness and calmness sur- rounds the whole buildmg and the hoys who live there speak of it with pride and contend it is the best. As in all instances things aren ' t always quiet and they have their noisy moments and mischievous moments. The television set is an addition of the last year or two and is one of the chief amusements in the dorm. As typical of most boys rooms, the walls are covered with pin-ups and calendar art and examples of handicrafts and art work are also in evidence. JC■ l. t kin J Mt TV.nmirtr.i.il i th. Just daydreaming! Many of the day students spend their free time studying. Where? In their cars. DAY STUDENTS - F.S.C. TRAVELERS Cars, riding, and waiting and passing away the idle hours and many other things are part of the day for the commuting students at FSC. The majority of our students hve in the local area and have a different slant of view toward college life. What to do ' between classes often constitutes a problem to them. Some study, either in parked cars or in the library or others while the hours away in the Little Drug, talking and playing bridge, or gossiping and preening (the girls that is) in the ladies ' lounge. Ihcsc two pretty coeds were quite impressed bv the jrt exhihil .ind looked At ill of it during their free hours Getting ready for the pranJ parade. Bands, floats, lars, eti HOMECOMING AND " SCUTTLED BUCS " Pirates, buccaneers and all were royally scuttled and Home- coming 19 ' 7 was a complete success. The big event of the fall season, Homecoming is a yearly get-together for old grads and the students. For most of the students it is a lot of work, as well as fun, and they spend many long laborious hours working on the floats and decorations. Willingham ' s ship rocked its way to first place in the dorm decorations for the third straight year and the Fresh- man class won the float prize. The annual barbecue was a big success and as tasty as ever. Following the game and the supper the big Homecoming Victory Dance was held in the gym and the Highsmith combo furnished the music for the capping of the day ' s activities. Betty Artis, Florence junior, reigned over the activities of the day. David Robinson. Hamilton senior, was the student Co-Chairman and Mr. H. A. (Eddie) Flowers was the faculty Co-Chairman of Homecoming. The Queen and Coach Flowers displ, 136 IV . . . this really sounds good, " Betty Gautney mq as she looks at the menu at Howard Johnso Wayne Hagood and Billy Hicks enjoy a social cup of coffee at " The Shanty, " one of Florence State student ' s favorite dinner spots. Shown below is the " Campus Inn, " which has a quietness and charm all its own and is a gathering place for the faculty and students who like its atmosphere. fi ii 138 COLLEGE SPOTS ON CAMPUS AND OFF At the ri sht n a picture of the " Triangle " which IcKalcd on campin and a big favorite with many Mudentt with its »oda har and incful mcrchamlue hkc .wap. magazinn. grcxerics. and many other item MARILYN BRANYON H» C LEO ' S l( I ? MARLENE ADKINS JO ANN WHITT .OVELIES These pretty young lasses were featured in the FLOR-ALA during the past year as Leo ' s Loveliest of the week and they were so popular with the students a few of them are included in this year ' s Diorama by special request. LOIS LUMPKIN ELEANOR DILLARD a FRESHIES AND F.S.C. Oh , the misery of being a new freshie!! Thos entrance tests were pure hell and inventions of thi same place according to many harassed and tirec freshmen. All was not tests though, because then was time out for the new arrivals to dance socialize, and get to know each ether. The Lio Den became one of their first early hangouts RELIGIOUS EMPHASIS WEEK AT F.S.C. P.L S80 ( 634 MONTHLY CERTIFICATIONS HIK BE SMMCO BETVVCEN NOV 1 L Religious Emphasis Week was bc cun on the Florence State Campu three years ago. It is a yearly program planned by a student-faculty committee and is designed to promote broadening and maturing of a persons religious perspective. The theme of this year ' s event was " The Col- lege Student in the World Crisis. " The three facets of the world crisis, scKial, political, and spiritual, were examined under the leadership of these distinguished campus visitors, Mrs. Induk Pahk, lecturer and President of Berea in Korea Foundation: Dr. Leroy E. Loemker, chairman of the Department of Philosophy at Emory Univer- sity; and Dr. Eric C. Rust, Professor of Christian Apologetics at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Scrying as chairmen of this year ' s event were Dr. W. T. McElhcny. faculty; and Miss P.it Yeager, student. RCLItlOUt EMfHAtIt WE-- SOME THINGS NEVER CHANGE . . . especially students going home for the week-end. One of the chief problems at Florence State, it is often called a " Suitcase College. " One encouraging sign during 1957-58 was a slowly increasing number of people staying up for the week-end break. BUT A FEW THINGS DO! Parkmg was a major problem on the campus of our growing school. Each year more and more stu- dents brought their cars to school and finally, this year, with the help of the state, a new plan for park- ing was devised. Sure, I am headed home — I go home every week-end. (jrettmg some Kilby School. new parkmg spaces around the campus — this scene shows the new arc Other changes have taken place behind Keller Hall and Rogers Hall. w a CAMPUS LEADERS ATTEND LEADERSHIP CAMP A part of the new college Danforth Program :; luded development of student leaders and organi- itions. This year a prc-school leadership camp was Id at Camp Hillcrest and all the campus leaders, presidents and officers and sponsors, attended lectures, meetings, and discussions on problems connected with college organizations and their officers. The camp lasted for four days and was declared .1 tremendous success and plans are underway for the followmg year ' s program. It wasn ' t all wo rk and no play. Problems relevant to student clubs were djstussed J 1 Chowtime at Camp Hilk . |■Mes on parliamentary proicJurc were sho n A pxnl old limry iongfcM led by Deljn i The big shindig of the summer term was the annual watermelon cutting on the lake. Classes dismissed at noon and soon after, the campus was deserted as the faculty and students gathered at Robbins Beach for an afternoon of fun and relaxation. Sponsored by the SGA, the watermelon cutting was one I of the most enjoyed activities of the hot summer months. Robbins Beach — the scene of thi; 146 The hit of Ihc Coronition Ball was the cu ciearctle girls. Marlene Adkins and " Skipper f .-trr The refreshments h.ir -A.is .ih- r ' i ' ul-ir Jn Super Salesladies with S-- Appeal!!! S r S SSBS hown at left is Anne X ' ilson. " D " Company sponsor, with Brewster Bulman. icmbcr of the rifle team, taking a real pot shot during the annual ROTC pen house. Below are shown the winners in the FSC Writing Contest Miss Mabel Onens IS shown presenting the prize money. These stuJcnIs jlsn w n In the Phjni News contest and the Southern Literary Fesii. ]l- ' h Mi«« (Iwcnv Fselvn Ktafi. 3tjvne M4gi o,). Ri.har.l Prcsiage. and HaroUl North The high priests GRADUATION - THE CLIMAX OF FOUR YEARS AT F.S.C. Four years of fun, work and neier-to-be-jorgotten memories ' And, now I confer upon you A few more congratulations and it will all be over. DIORAMA BEAUTY C ONTEST QUITE AN EXPERIENCE Different completely from past methods ol stlti.- tion, the Diorama Beaut) ' Contest was a nerve- rackinp experience for the ten finalists. Nominated by the staff, the ten girls appeared at Rogers Hall burdened with fmery and all types of beauty aids. The judging was done in person and each girl appeared alphabetically before the judges m three types of apparel. Waitmg therr turns, hurried costume changes, and suspcnseful moments of decision had a weakening aftereffect according to the girls. THE DIORAMA TALENT SHOW - AN UNUSUAL ASSORTMENT The Diorama Talent Show, an annual event sponsored by the yearbcxik, brought to light a lot of unknown campus talent This year ' s winner, Ntiss Barbara Brown, did a dramatic recitation from The Robe. The scmnd place winner, Peggy Jean Hargett, brought the house down with her Simon Crum pantomimes. Tom Dulancy won third place with blackface skit and piano playing A tribute met the second semester freshmen. It read; LOVING CUP Presented to Freshman Class of ' 38 by UPPERCLASSMEN BERMUDAS??? ' Per or aginst, ' that was the question of the furor caused by the epidemic of bermuda shorts on the campus this past spring and summer. Only the most daring ventured out at first, but finally a few more brave souls dared to brave the cat calls and whistles. With the advent of summer they were more generally accepted and became more and more common around the campus, especially at the Den. Shown above are two of the ' First ' in their questioned attire. VISITORS FROM A.P.S.C. The visitors go wild (at left) at a special party and dance given them by the FSC band. They are visitors from Austin Peay State College Band who were at Florence for the football game between the two colleges. The band gave the party in Kilby Auditorium and John Highsmith and combo gave out with music and things rocked and rolled. Having students from other colleges visit the campus is enjoyed immensely by FSC ' ians and they try their best to show them what school Florence is and make their visit an enjoyable one. BLOOD MOBILE MAKES ANNUAL VISIT TO THE CAMPUS. The Blood Mobile makes annual visits to our campus and meets with excellent response. The members and students of the ROTC department have a major hand in the success of this program. They attend to all necessary- arrangements, including the scheduling of donors and advertising and emphasizing of the visit by the blood unit. This unit is set up each time in Kilby auditorium and is filled with students in varying emotional states of calmness and some ncrvous- STUDENT ' S CAMPUS JOBS ARE VARIED. riorcncc State is partiiularly noted for its laik of vmal distinilions and incLyialitics and friendly atmosphere One of the greatest factors in this atmosphere is the student cmploynKnt program and the number of students who arc working to help pay their way through college. The lypei of )ohs in which students work are numerous and varied. They include jobs as secretaries, dinmg hall workers, mimcographcrs. campus and grounds workers, visual aids Irainccn. photogra- phers, life guards, student librarians, and others. 151 ■ PRETTY GIRLS AND SMART PEOPLF, THESE ARE THINGS FLORENCE STATE HAS MANY OE, IT HAS BEEN SEVERAL YEARS SINCE I HAVE SEEN SO MANY PRETT ' WOMEN ON THIS OLD CAMPLS, AND IT MAY BE ME. BUT I THINK THAT THE STUDENTS AS A W HOLE ARE GETTING SMARTER EVERY SEMESTER. ' THIS PARTICULAR PART OF THE BOOK IS DE VOTED TO RECOGNIZING 0L:R MOST OUTSTAND ING STUDENTS YOU CANT BEGIN TO SHOW ALL OF THEM BUT FOLLOWING PAGES SHOW THE HIGH QUALITY ' OF STUDENTS WE HAVE AT ESC AND THEY ARE NOTHING BUT THE BEST AND WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN AROLND A PLACE AS LONG AS ME YOU OUCiHT TO KNOW GETTING BACK TO THi: PRETTY ' GIRLS. IT MAKES n; WISH I WAS a few years younger: the boys AROUND here DON T REALLY KNOW HOW LUCKY THEY ARE. ANOTHER UNENDING SOURCE OF AMAZE- MENT TO ME IS THE AMOl ' NT OF TALENT AND INTELLIGENCE POSSESSED BY THESE STUDENTS. IT OFTEN MAKES ME WONDER WHAT ALL THE FUSS IS ABOUT IN CONNECTION TO OUR YOUNGER GEN- ERATION GOING DOWN. FROM WHAT IVE SEEN AROUND HERE THERE IS LITTLE EVIDENCE TO BACK UP SU( H A STA TEMENT.- BEAUTIES HONORS COURTS Judging for this years contest was dune in person by four specially chosen judges. They were Mr. Stanley Rosenbaum, theater owner of Florence; Mr. Tom Rogers, department store executive of Florence; Mrs. Miriam Hill, Society writer for the Birmingham News; and Mr. Roger Thomas, radio, TV, and music editor of the Birmingham News. THE 1958 DIORAMA BEAUTIES The ten finalists in the final phase of judging were nominated by the Diorama staff. Physical and photogenic beauty was emphasized in the selection. Shown below and to the right are ten finalists as they appeared at the judging in Rogers Hall. They are as follows: Marlene Adkins, Mary Ann Box, Marilyn Branyon, Eleanor Dillard, Janet Jensen, Lois Lumpkin, Jane Mills, Nobel Reeves, Barbara Simmons, and Doris Staples. The freshmen stole the show in this year ' s beauty con- test. This year the beauties were nominatcci by the Diorama staff and not by popular student vote as in the past and the final five were selected in person. No distinctions were made as to classification and the results showed four freshmen and one sophomore in the top five. The queen of beauty of 1958 is Miss Janet Jensen, a freshman from Sheffield. Janet made a very definite impression upon the judging panel as she appeared before them in swim suit, street dress, and evening gown. As pictures prove, Janet is an exceptionally attractive girl, a perfect choice for the Diorama beauty of the year. The four runners-up are listed alphabetically and there IS no significance to their order. They were selected on their over-all appearance in the four phases of judging as was the winner. The formal photos used on the following pages were the ones used for judging on photogenic qualities. Miss Marlene Adkins, Talladega freshman. Miss Marilyn Branyon, Fayette freshman; Miss Eleanor Dillard, Florence freshman; and Miss Nobel Reeves, Vernon sophomore; were these four runners-up. B fm ' n ; the luJpinc process whuh was helJ privaid Janet Jensen, a freshman from Shef- field, is a bundle of beauty from any angle or way you look at her. This young lady is a real queen deserving of her title. ,— - U» • MISS JANET JENSEN QUEEN OF BEAUTY 156 m % i ' - ' i I 1 DIORAMA BEAUTY • MISS MARLENE ADKINS 158 " m DIORAivlA DLAAu TY • MISS MARILYN BRANYON 1 DIORAMA BEAUTY • MISS ELEANOR DILLARD 160 DIOkAMA BLAUTY • MISS NOBEL REEVES MR AND MISS FLORENCE STATE MR. DAVID ROBINSON — Mr. Florence State of 1958 is a senior from Hamilton majoring in social science and minoring in English. David has been exceptionally active in campus activi- ties in four years at FSC. Perhaps he is best known for his association with the Flor-Ala. He began working on the staff his freshman year in the capacity of sports editor. He moved up to the job of Co-Editor in his second year and for the last two years has been Editor-in-Chief. Other activities he has participated in have been FTA, Diorama Staff, Wesley Fellowship, Inter-Presidents Council, Sigma Sigma Kappa, and several important committees. Honors won include Who ' s Who, Hall of Fame and others, and of course the title of Mr. Florence State. David ' s popularity and qualifications made his selection for this honor measure up to the high standards set for the person who will represent FSC. 9 MISS JANL MILLS— Miss Florence State of 1958 is a senior from Vernon majoring in English and minoring m biology. Jane has been one of the most popular girls ever to receive this honor at FSC. She has a highly commendable record for her college career both scholastically and activity-wise. Jane has been seen most in the role of FSC ' s peppy cheerleader, always ready to cheer the team on. She has been a cheerleader for the past two years. Her other activities include Beta Beta Beta, English Club, WSGA, SGA, and others. She served as president of the WSGA and Beta Beta Beta. Honors won include Who ' s Who, Homecoming Court in ' 57, Beauty Winner " 57, top ten finalists in ' 58 Diorama beauty contest. Pretty, talented, and intelligent, Jane is more than qualified for her title. A really big affair of the year, the selection and coronation of the campus royalty provides a lot of life and entertainment. The Coronation Ball is the big feature and is sponsored by the Flor-Ala each year which goes all out to make it really big. Papa John Gordy, who proved so popular last year at the Coed Ball, provided the music in a New Orleans night club setting. This dance introduced several new innovations never used before like the bar where refreshments were sold, pretty and curvaceous cigarette girls, and tables arranged night club style around the band. A large and enthusiastic crowd attended and during the intermission Mabel Ingram entertained with her piano talent and song. The presentation of the court and the reigning couple went smoothly and impressively and Mr. Lawson Smith, presi- dent of the SGA, performed the coronation. Miss Barbara Brown was the mistress of ceremonies. The Coronation Ball, declared a success by all was perfect from the beginning until the end and was a fitting tribute to the Royal Couples. o fc MR AND MISS FSC MR. DAVID ROBINSON MISS BETTY ARTIS MR, TOM COTTON AND ROYAL COURT MISS NANCY TAYLOR MR. CARROLL DANIELS THE HOMECOMING ROYALTY .M jj Wvnr l iyl " Colorful floats, a lot of work, even more fun, and pretty girls, " all go to- gether to make Homecoming one of FSC ' s biggest events. Betty Artis, a junior from Florence, was selected to reign over this year ' s festivities. A court of eight pretty and popular co-eds shared the spotlight with the queen. The Homecoming Royalty, riding the Queen ' s float in the half-time presenta- tion and coronation at the game, and at the big Homecoming Dance, added a colorful and feminine note to the whole affair. Queen Betty was also a member of the Royal Court of Mr. and Miss FSC this year and is, indeed, a royal personage. Miss Nancy Taylor, a senior from Corinth, Mississippi, was a member of the Royal Court as well as the Home- coming Court. Miss Ann Carol " Wade, a junior from Hamilton, was a member of last year ' s Homecoming Court also. .11 Ann Gm l Y uh X n % % r MISS HOMF.COM I XC; • .M M Bclt Art! THE HOMECOMING COURT Miss Nobel Reeves, a sophomore from Vernon, is " E " Company Sponsor and one of the top five in the ■ ' Diorama " beauty contest. Miss Julia Grant, from Athens, is one of two freshmen in this year ' s court. Miss Jean TurbyfiU, a sopho- more from Russellville, is a popular secretarial science major. ' --m AUm ]ulij Grant • AVm ]c.w Tm-hyfill OF FLORENCE STATE -DURING 1957-58 Miss Marilyn Branyon, a freshman from Fayette, is Miss Charming and also one of the top five in the " Diorama " beauty contest. Miss Rebecca Blair, a senior from Florence, is a popular and active member of Beta Beta Beta. Miss Jo Ann Whitt, a senior from Ardmore, was a member of last year ' s Homecoming Court and is a secretarial science major. % Miss Marilyn Branyon • W: I ,!.;.; II TURRIS FIDELIS spring Semester SARAH SPAIN AND CAROLYN COLE Summer Semes er SUE NELSON AND BETTY GRABEN Awards presented by Dean Allen Spring Semester BETTY HESTER Summer Semester DOROTHY MATTHEWS KELLER KEY K ' - i ] ] 1 ■ ■ |F3 ■ MR. AND MISS FRIENDLINESS • MILTON SPEAKS • BECKY BLAIR LAWSON SMITH, Huntsv.lle DAVID ROBINSON, Hamilton LAWSON SMITH, Huntsville, will graduate in May with an English major and a History minor. Lawson is servmg as president of the stu- dent body, president of the Inter-Presidents Council, and treasurer of the English Club. DAVID ROBINSON, Hamilton, is a graduate in May with a degree in Social Science and English. He has served as editor of THE FLOR- ALA for two years, vice president of FTA, presi- dent of Inter-Presidents Council, and chairman of the 1957 Homecoming Committee, HALL OF FAME The four seniors chosen for the Hall of Fame are judged on the basis of their accomplishments and contributions to the college, character, and are featured in the DIORAMA and THE FLOR- ALA. The pictures of these students are framed and hung in Bibb Graves Hall. 172 ■I PH I K ' fl ' ' -— I K p ' misiim br n T t u 1 .—.I Kli 1 »_- ' ' . .., p " PAT VrAGIiR. Birmm h BETTY GENTRY. Moulton PAT VIIAGER, Birmingham, wil! have a History major and a Dramatic Arts minor. She has been very active in campus activities. Among her outstanding leadership activities have been president of WSGA, vice president of BSU. vice president of Inter-Presidents Council, and chair- man of 19 7 Religious Emphasis Week BETTY GENTRY, Moulton, will have a degree in Business Education and Mathematics when she graduates in May. Betty has served as president of Kappa Delta Pi, secretary of SGA, secretary of Sigma Tau Pi, and social chairman of WSGA. HALL OF FAME This honor selection is sponsored by THE I ' LOR-ALA staff in collaboration with the DIORAMA staff and the Student Government Association. The members are chosen by a twenty- member student-faculty committee. BECKY BLAIR I ' ice president of Senior Cljis. TOM COTTON President of Senior Class. BETTY GENTRY President of Kappa Delta Pi FLORENCE STATE ' S WHO ' S WHO IN Thirteen Florence State students were selected to be listed in Who ' s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges. Scholar- ship, participation and leadership in academic and extracurricular activi- ties, citizenship and service to the school and promise of future use- fulness of each student are considered i n making the selections. JIMMY HOOPER Vice president of Stu- dent Body JANE MILLS President of Beta Beta Beta MARVIN POGUE Head Cheerleader CAROLYN POSEY Vice president of Sigma Tau Pi MAURICE REECE EJiior of DIORAMA DAVID ROBINSON Editor of THE FLOR- ALA AMERICAN COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES SANKEY SHERER Secretary of Student Body LAWSON SMITH President of Student Body CHRISTINE XALDREP Secretary of ETA PAT VEAGER President of ]ISGA ' . " ALL THIS HARD WORK AND PLANNING GOING ON ABOUT ME MAKES ME FEEL A HUNDRED YEARS OLDER THAN I AM. I HATE TO ADMIT IT, BUT I HAVE GOTTEN PRETTY SOFT JUST SITTING AROUND WATCHING OVER THINGS. " " WHEN IT COMES TO CLUB WORK AND ACTIVITIES THERE IS PLENTY TO WATC H HERE AT FSC. AND I LL DECLARE I HAVE NEVER SEEN SUCH PREDICAMENTS THESE STUDENTS CAN GET THEMSELVES INTO. FOR SOME REAL AMUSING MOMENTS YOU SHOULD JUST SECRETLY WATCH A GROUP TRYING TO PLAN AND DECORATE THE GYM FOR A BIG DANCE. IT WOULD MAKE YOU WONDER WHY THEY DONT GET GREY HAIR AT A YOUNG AGE! " " BUT THIS WORRY AND HUSTLE IS GOOD FOR THEM. I DISAGREE WITH SOME OF THESE OLD-TIMERS WHO SAY EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES HAVE DECREASED THE STANDARDS OF EDUCA- TION. AFTER ALL, WHAT IS A BETTER EDUCATION THAN LEARNING TO WORK AND PLAN WITH OTHERS AND DO THINGS FOR YOURSELF. ' I WOULD LIKE TO SAY TO ALL THESE CLUBS PICTURED ON THE FOLLOWING PAGES THAT THE WORD WORK IS THE KEY TO SUCCESS AND WISH THEM ALL GOOD LUCK. " I • MILITARY • PUBLICATIONS • GOVERNMENTS • SOCIETIES • ORGANIZATIONS THE MILITARY i Provost Corps Sweetheart MISS BETTY WHITFIELD FLORENCE STATE COLLEGE MISS JEAN DAVIS Battle Group Sponsor iiiiiii ■■■■■■■■ itiiiUH £ IKSI ROW; Ic.ni (.(.tton. ( ,cnc Sanders, Bill nnwnint;, ( li.irlit IXxtcr, Betty VVhittield, ( orj s Swecttif.irt, Mrs, Charles kaseti. ; onsor. Major Perkins, Lacy Jackson, Charles Jackson. SECOND ROW: Jack Lindsey, Dwight Young, John Osterlund, Frctly tester, J. P. Sides, Raymond Lindsey, Carl Van Bibber, William Sisson, Jerry Dollar, Ronnie Meeks. THIRD ROW: Kenneth ehran, Jimmy Stant ' ield, Alex George, Joe Douglass, Rex Rayfield, Buddy Whitlock. Jesse McGaha, Max Buff, Ben Peete, Don luidleton. FOURTH ROW: Bill Palmer, Bill Warren, E. J. P ' rudcn, Max Goff, Jack Kent, Ronnie Holland, Eugene Glenn, Bruce KBrayer, Donald Holt, Thomas Gann, Billy Boone, FIFTH ROW: William Thacker, Eddy Lethcoe, Odie Richardson, Jimmy ' sey, Don Posey, Chris Cassimus, Bill Barrett, Clarence Phillips, Ken Dial, Tommy Newton, Fritz Merhtens, PROVOST CORPS The purpose of the Provost Corps is to elevate tlie personal standards of the Corps and its various units, to establish in the public mind a necessity for professional training of the personnel of the Corps of the Military Police, and to foster a greater cooperation between the Military Department and the school. This highly active organization is the sponsor of several scliool activities during the year, including the annual Military F all and this year the Christmas Ball, Last year, they won the award for the best homecoming float and this year they built the Queens float. Membership is obtained by application of an advanced cadet whose record and qualifica- tions are reviewed by the Executive Council. The Executive Council will recommend acceptance or rejection of the cadet. E|»lil FIRST ROW; Betty Whitfield, Cadet Captain Charles Dexter, Cadet Major John Osterlund, Cadet Captain Charles Jackson, Cadet Captain Gene Sanders, Cadet Captain Eugene Glenn, Cadet M Sgt. David Ammons, Jean Davis. SECOND ROW; Sergeant Roy Isbell, Sergeant Jerry White, Sergeant Allan Silverberg, Sergeant Herman Bray. THE MILITARY AT F.S.C. RESERVE OFFICERS TRAINING CORPS Battle Group Commander RONNIE MEEKS df . ..t j .v . ,„, a«fe l ' " : ,• •r■ Jsi.- CADl.I c Al ' lAIN CHARLES DEXTER DRILL TEAM Professor of Military Science COLONEL PHILLIP MERRILL R.O.T.C. ( ADRli; Major Perkins, Captain Ward. 1st Lieutenant Turner Mi-.tcr Stri-caiit Rkker. SIT I.cs.h, Serreant Blowers. ■I ' ; ■ ■ Compauy ConnuanJer ' ' A " : CADET FIRST LIEUTENANT TOM COTTON Guidon Bearer, Bobby Norton R.O.TX ' A " COMPANY Be« ' , Avt ' tsiiiiii mill,, uUUU iaiiiiii Company Commamler: CADHT 1ST LIKUTLNANT RONNIF, HOLI. W ' D Guidon Bearer, Alan Hyde R.O.T.C. B " COMPANY fl SPONSOR : , " -.U lN " .ly CompMy Commainley: CADET FIRST LIEUTENANT BILLY KENT Guidon Bearer, J. G. Smith R.O.T.C. C " COMPANY .0 ■ llllllll llllllll inilllih iilllEII .ililllll llllllll llllllll iillllll CompM) CommamU-r: CADHT LiriTHNANT J 11 POSCY R.O.T.C D " COMPANY r ' y ' I iiiiiiiii iiiisr:-: esiiiiiii liiiiigi fllllllll IBIIIfll kIBIIIII lillllll Company Commandey: CADET FIRST LIEUTENANT EUGENE SISSON Guidon Bearer, Stewart Phillips R.O.T.C, E " COMPANY SPONSOR e : - 0 iillllll llllllll llllllib l.lfiSIC I Band Commandey: CADF.T LIEUTENANT BILLY BOONE R.O.T.C R.O.T.C. BAND i ' " Y " THE 1958 The Diorama Staff is composed of students who have ex- pressed a willingness and desire to work on the college yearbook. Work they do, because each year the job grows bigger and bigger just as the school grows. The 1958 Diorama is the biggest book ever published at FSC and is different from all previous ones. Led by the editor, Maurice Reece, and the business manager, Alex Couch, the 1958 Diorama Staff has worked many long hours to bring this book to you. Those servmg on the Editorial Staff this year : Yearbooks, yearbooks, that ' s what Maurice Reece, EDITOR of the ' 58 Diorama, had on his mind most of the time. This was the second year he has held the editor ' s reins of the FSC yearbook. BILL NELMS, Assistant Editor SANKEY SHERER CAROLYN FANNING BOBBIE MAYNOR ROLLAND ODEN BOBBY NORTON SHELBY ANGEL DWIGHT COFFEY JOE DOUGLASS KENNETH COCHRAN It was quite a job for these students to produce the yearbook. They all worked together and the pages in this book represent the work of the group and not individuals. They hope you like this new 1958 DIORAMA, and wish that every one of you could have had the opportunity to work on it as they did. SEATED Shelby Angel, Carolyn Fan Dwmht Coffey. Bob Norton. THE EDITORIAL STAFF ling, Billy Joe Camp. STANDING: Sankey Sherer, Bill Nelms, Joe Douglass, Rolland Ode 8 DIORAMA STAFF These students are the ones who helped make it possible to finance the ' 58 DIORAMA. The Business and Circulation Staffs sold the yearbooks and ads and distributed them upon the reckoning day when they arrived from the publisher. The mem- bers of this staff are: KATHHRINI-: HOWARD, Cncnlalioii Matiager " SKIPPF.R ' CARTl-.R LOl ' ISF. HAMPTON- ANDY MOORE LUCINDA LEWIS ELEANOR BANKS MARY JEAN BAYLES JOHNNY COUNTS PEGGY TUCKER JERRY STREATER MARLENE ADKINS GEORGE NIX They all worked together and even helped some on the layout and design of the book, and in turn the editorial group volunteered their services in the sale of the annuals. The total of sales this year is the highest in the DIORAMA ' s history and these students can justly feel proud of their work. Both staffs wish to thank all those unmentioned students who gave support in the many different activities sponsored by this year ' s staff and have not received full recognition for their valuable aid. Money and more money, dollar signs added up in the mmd of BUSINESS MANAGER, Alex Couch, who was in charge of the DIORAMA expense account. SEATED: Katherine Howard. Gt ' Tct- Xix. Tirrv Strcater. THE BUSINESS AND CIRCULATION STAEE Louise Hampton, Andy Moore. STANDING: Marlene Adkins, " Skipper " Carter, Lucinda Lewis, Peggy Tucker. THE FLOR-ALA STAFF Reorganization of the staff and a hoped-for " All-America " award were what 3-year Editor David Robinson set as the goals of The Flor-Ala this year. The first goal has been achieved and word is being awaited on the other one. Among the events sponsored by The Flor-Ala staff are the Hall of Fame selection. Coronation Ball, and election of Mr. and Miss Florence State. The re-printing of Leo ' s Love- liest, the acquisition of a new spon- sor, Mr. Harold May, and a decided- ly new atmosphere among the staff members are only a few of the many changes that have ensued during the year. FLOR-ALA Editor, David R,.h,nson, h.is worked tow.ird .x -.ul of All-Amencan for the FSC newspaper but make it or not it is still tops to eve ' ryone at FSC. EDITORIAL STAFF FIRST ROW: Mary Anne Gober, Mabel Posey, Evelyn Craft. Frieda Hester. SECOND ROW: John Hester, Dwight Coffey, Maurice Reece, Billy Camp, Bobby Norton. THE OFFICERS Sankey Sherer, Lawson Smith, Wayne Vaughn, Jimmy Hooper, who are the officers of this year ' s S.G.A. are shown putting a firm hand forward. STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION President - LAWSON SMITH Vice President JIMMY HOOPER Secretary SANKEY SHERER Treasurer WAYNE VAUGHN The Student Government Association is a representative agent of the student body concerned with the general welfare of the whole student body. Among the activities which the S.G.A. sponsors or supervises are the operation of the Lion ' s Den, playing of records in the dining hall, conducting campus-wide elections, publishing the student handbook, assisting with orientation activities for new students, administration of the point system, presentation of " Stunt Night, " conducting tours and other activities for groups of visitors to the campus, giving financial support to the cheerleaders, financing the publica- tion of " Light and Shadows, " assisting in financing certain organizations through the alloca- tion of appropriations, appointing student members of various campus committees, and spon- soring various social affairs such as dances, picnics, and the like. THE COUNCIL Dr. W. T. McElheny, Advisor, Jimmy Hargett, Jimmy Hooper. S.uikcy bhercr. SECOND ROW: Belinda Wilson. Pat Yeaper, Charlotte Pace. THIRD ROW: Jane Blair, Jane Mills, Lawson Smith, Carol Price, Bobbie Maynor. FOURTH ROW: Wayne Charles, Wayne Vaui han. Ben Pcete, Doris Staples, Jerry Sibley, Harold Harris. The Council at work FIRST ROW: Judy Tuck, Sherr) ' Phillips, Clara Ann Sherer. SECOND ROW: Joanie Webb, Peggy Lard. THIRD ROW: Sara Kitchens, Gwen Hooie, Lucy Heir- dom. FOURTH ROW: Rosa Waldrep, Susanna McKee. FIFTH ROW: Freda Butler, Betty Johnston, Jane Mills. FIRST ROW: Clara Sherer, Lucy Heirdom, Sherry Phil- lips, Sara Kitchens, Judy Tuck, Freda Butler, Betty John- ston. YOUNG WOMEN ' S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION The YOUNG WOMEN ' S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION is an organization of long standing at Florence State. All women students are made eligible for membership by accepting the organization ' s purpose, which is to further campus-wide Christian living. These activity-minded girls sponsor a Freshman Party, Friend- ship Week and Dance, Big-Little Sister Week, and Group Singings during the year. All these activities include students other than those whq belong to the " Y. " OFFICERS President LUCY HEIRDORN Vice President FREDA BUTLER Secretary BETTY JOHNSTON Reporter CLARA ANN SHERER Treasurer MARY ANN GOBER Chairmen: Social SHERRY PHILLIPS Publicity JUDY TUCK Membership SARA KITCHENS FIRST ROW: Shelba Wilson, Ann Carter, Sara Kitchens, Barbara Jones, Anita Gibson, Sara Couch, Bett ' Baker. SECOND ROW: Suzanne McKee, Pat Yeager, Jane Mills, Carolyn Posey, Anette Gibbs, Virginia Fitzgerald, Bonnin West, Betty Gentry. THIRD ROW: Sue Cox, Martine Baccus, Shirley Hicks, Barbara Simmons. Betty Adcrholt, Becky King, Carolyn Wise, Arma Turbyfill, i Peggy Hargett, Sondra Smith, Jane Newton, Myra Ashley, Mary Bishop. Ruby Bolding, Bobbie Maynor, Mayme Parker, Peggy Kirk- patrick. Louis Hampton, Margaret Farris, Celia Kirkpatrick, Carolyn BuUington. I.aunette Yocum, Barbara Minor. Ford Isom, Ann August, Gv,._;i H. ■ WOMEN ' S STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION OFFICr.RS Presideot PAT YFAGFR Vice PresideiH PEGGY KIRKPATRICK Secretary SUZANNE McKEI- Convocation Chairman JACKIE GRABEN Treasurer LOUISE HAMPTON Social Chairman BETTYE GENTRY The WOMl.NS STUDF.NT GOVFRNMFNT ASSOCIATION is to foster a better understantlin of the women students -anti the ways of campus life. During the year the W.S,G,A, sponsors Charm Week, Sadie Hawkins Week, and Coed ' s Code, which is a publication for all the Freshman girls. FIRST ROW: Sankey Sheror, Charles Grainger, Buddy Clem, Bobby Sharp. SECOND ROW: Lucy Heidorn, Sarah Kitchens, Martine Baccus, Dwight Cof fey, Alex George. THIRD ROW: £etty Johnston, Carolyn BuUington, Jane Mills, Charles Winborn, Lawson Smith. FOURTH ROW: Miss Pauline Gravlee, David Robinson, Alex Couch, George Kraft, Maurice Reece. INTER-PRESIDENTS COUNCIL The INTER-PRESIDENTS ' COUNCIL is composed of all organizations on the campus. The purpose of this organiza- tion is to foster better understanding between the organizations and to create more interest in them. During the year the Council sponsors Recognition Day and Leadership Retreat. OFFICERS President _ LAWSON SMITH Vice President PAT YEAGER Secretary SARAH KITCHENS HIRST ROW: Jrmmy Hooper, Clint Churchweil, M.ir) ' Ann (iobcr. Arveiea McNeil. Mrs. Ccli.i Wilson SH( OiND ROW: lUainc Blackwell, Freda Hester, Clara Hawks, Betty Gentry. THIRD ROW: Becky Blair. I ' dith Barber, Wilma Tice. FOURTH ROW: Louise Hampton, Carolyn Posey, Kay Gamble. Shirley Hicks. KAPPA DELTA PI OFFK.rRS Piesiilenl HITTYi; GI.NTRY Vice President FRIF.DA HESTFR Secrelar) RFBFCCA BLAIR Hiilori in CAROLYN POSIiY Epsilon Psi Chapter of KAPPA DHLTA PI, an honor society in Education, was organized at Florence in 194 1. Its purpose is to encourage high professional, intellectual, and personal standards of preparation for teaching; to quicken profession.il growth by honoring achievement in education work; and to promote a closer bond of fellowship among students in the field of Education. i f rr ' s FIRST ROW Dan Simpion, Jack Akin Carl Stexcns Har e) Wickwaa, Mar in Daly, Gene Stichcr, Wajnc Couch, James Honey- cutt, Gerald Ho ater, Freddy Hester SECOND ROW Dr Hershey, Charles Hone cutt, Larry Mitchell, Rober MacLanghlin, Joe N eeland, Gene Bolton, Paul Hester, Don Porch, Scothy Harper, Ernest Haygood, John Landers, Sonny Kitchens, Frank Baggett, Glenn Robertson, Larry Brewer, Jesse Sanford, Don Littleton. CONSERVATION CLUB The CONSERVATION CLUB aims are to instill in each member the ideas of preservation of natural resources and to appreciate the beauty of our surroundings. During the year these members sponsor a coon hunt, a deer hunt and a turkey shoot. They also co-sponsor Science Day. For the members of the club a spring picnic or fish fry is given annually. OFFICERS Presuieiit JOE NEELAND Vice Pifsu ent HARVEY WICKWARE Secretary JACK AKIN Tre.u»rer DON LITTLETON (IRST McKee, ROW: Delano ROW. Mr. Paul Voktly, Arvclui -NLXliI, 1 iJclia Cobb, Sue V.nM)n, Jane Mills. SECOND ROW: Julian C;arJm. Suzanne Leland Sizemorc, Myra Ashley. THIRD ROW: James Butler, Doris Warhurst, Wilma Tice, Charles Pendley. FOURTH Joe Nccland, Rosa Waldrep. Becky Blair. FIFTH ROW: Harvey Wickware, Charles Estes, Hal Saywer. SIXTH ROW: Bobo. James Wayland, Robert Slaufhter. BETA BETA BETA OlTICr.RS M) Preiitlenl JANE MILLS SE Vice President HARVEY WICKWARE B Secretary REBECCA BLAIR ]N Historian SUZANNE McKEE BETA BF.TA BT.TA is a national honorary fraternity for students of the biological sciences. Tri-Reta emphasizes a three-fold program: stimulation of sound scholarship, dissemina- tion of scientific knowledge; and promotion of biological re- search, Beta Zcta Chapter was established at Florence State in 1953. This very active organization co-sponsors Science Day, Spring Banquet, which honors outstanding students in Biology, several guest speakers to speak on subjects such as cancer, etc . " Bcautifi- cation of City " by selling roses and crape myrtle at low prices, and last but not least, a Homecoming Float. FIRST ROW: Sonny Kitchens, D.ivid Amnions, Thelma Christian, Ellen Gresham, Johnn) Lind .rs SECOND ROW: Joyce Beck, Gloria Ritter, Kathleen Culver, Nan Randolph, Miss Helen Matthews. THIRD ROW: Catherine Mitchell Eddie Hammons, Bettye McElyea. FOURTH ROW: John Balentine, Dan Doling. PHYSICAL EDUCATION CLUB The members of the PHYSICAL EDUCATION CLUB are our physical education majors at FSC. The purpose of this club is to provide opportunities for them to participate in some •form of recreational activity, to promote physical and moral development and foster a wholesome college spirit. This club has several social activities during the year, includ- ing hikes, camping out on weekends and other related activities. The P.C. Club sponsors the annual spring masquerade ball and this year helped in a One-Day School of Instruction Program on P.E. offered to high schools in this area by the college. President __ Vice Presidents OFFICERS EDDIE HAMMONS ELLEN GRESHAM CATHERINE MITCHELL Secretary JOYCE BECK Treasurer _ JOHN LANDERS 200 I- ' IRST ROW: Mrs. Charles Rasch, Maggie Hester. Marline Battus, Mary Bisliup, Gerlda Newton. Bobbie Maynor. SECOND ROW: Kate Goode, Myra Cox. Elaine Blackwell, Phyllis Howard, Kathryn Sherer. Ann Hollingsworth. THIRD ROW: LaVelle McCain, Ivous Thompson, Doris Stults, Norma Wells. Dolly Williams. Johnnie Harbour. Delores Lowery. FOURTH ROW: Bobbie Hollis. Wanda Johnson, Mary Page, Anita Gibson, Barbara Campbell, Mary Jo Bull. Absent, Ida Meeker. ¥■ OFFICHRS President Vice President Secretary BOBBIE MAYNOR GERALDA NEWTON LULA DOBBINS Treasurer MARY BISHOP Parliamentarian MAGGIE HESTER Reporter MARTINE BACCUS HOME ECONOMICS CLUB To encourage creative arts and activities wliicli will develop worthy home membership, to encourage each member to con- tribute toward the happiness and well-being of the home and community, to provide opportunities for members to accept responsibilities and to become good followers as well as good leaders, and to provide social, professional, and business ex- periences through the various aspects of club life, are some of the purposes of the HOMP. HCONOMKIS CLUB. These girls sponsor a F.H.A. Day for the girls in the surround- ing high schools. The State Meeting of the Home Hconomics Cilub was held on our campus and this club was in charge of it. Park Lowe School in Tuscaloosa was the scene of a recent party given for the children there. These girls also sponsor a fashion and lingerie show for all women students on the campus. These girls are certainly busy during the year. FIRST ROW: Tommy Epperson, Suzanne McKee, Betty Johnston, Jimmy Hooper, Chnstme Waldrep, William Pace. SECOND ROW: Barbara Jones, Sara Couch, Virginia McLauren, Betha Holt, Mary Bishop, Florence Hollis THIRD ROW: Wayne Cargile, Ken Logan, Barbara Minor, Loree Holt, Launette Yocum, Shirley Hicks, William Thacker. FOURTH ROW: Sara Kitchens, Joann Puckett, Jean Wheeler, Dianne Noblett, Virginia Crews, Vera Osmer. The ALABAMA STUDENT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION is a club designed for students in the field of education. The SIGMA SIGMA KAPPA is for all students majoring or minoring in the field of Social Science. FIRST ROW Dr Bernard Cresap, David Robinson, Peggy Lard, Barbara Miller, Mr. Dallas Lancaster. SECOND ROW: Jesse Sharp, Charles Estes, Billy Hicks, lames Pullum, William Thacker, Tom Flowers. 1 ] L A ENGLISH CLUB llKiT K(A . Carolyn Bullint;ton, Pci;i,7 Lard. M.iymc P.irk.r, I. nn Kr,.:;. 1..,- li Frieda Hester, Bill Smith, Dr. Albert Johnston. The ENGLISH CLUB is open to all English M.nors anJ Minors. L J mc Mills, Lawson Smith, The SIGMA TAU DELTA is a national honorary Inglish Iraterniiy represented on the campus since 1933. FIRST ROW: Janes Mills, Nancy Taylor, Jean Quinn, Arvclia McNeil, Pe ;, ;y Lard. SECOND ROW: Wayne Haygood. Flcanor Moore. Lynn Leslie, Miss Julia Neal. Carolyn Bullin-lon. L.iws,,,, .Smith. l-ncJ.i Hc-.tcr. 1 laruM R.ilo FIRST ROW: Gerald Whitehead, man, Troy Welch, Lacy Jackson, Jii lames i ' Hutl Johnson, Vernon Mobbs SECOND ROW: Mr. Roy Stevens, John Campbell, Don Put Joe Byars, Charles Carruth, Bill Downin y, Jim Ratcliff, Jimmy GuUett. ALPHA CHI The purposes of ALPHA CHI are to foster a feeling of unity, mutual interest, and good fellowship among the members of Alpha Chi, to promote the general welfare of the department of accounting, to acquaint accounting students with their future duties and obligations, to develop and establish in the mmds of the members of this society a personal feeling of high ethical standards, to make use of available resources, and to provide opportunities for social and educational growth. Presuleiil Vice Presuleiit Secret dry . OFFICERS JAMES JOHNSON VERNON MOBBS GERALD WHITEHEAD 204 4 M E M R I ; L ft M P H I I ' lRST ROW: Dr. Z. K. Dickerson, Pe gy Tucker, Tommy Epperson, Pat Bostick, Joyce Chesser, Jimmy Clemmons, Launcttc Yocum, John Bush. Vera.Osmer, Carolyn Posey, Je rrie Streater. SECOND ROW: Sue Vinson. Jean Davis. Glcnda Rickard, Carolyn BuMini;- ton, Carolyn Fannin.c, Pat Purvis, Marie Babb, Annette Gibbs, Rita Waldrep, Jim Parrish, Bill Culver, Charles Hester. THIRD RO V: Marlene Adkins. Nobel Reeves, Ford Isom, Lavonne Kennedy, Christine Edgar. Bill Nelms, Mary Shrader, Eugene Glenn, Billy Joe Camp, Jackie Tackett I-Ol ' RTH ROW: Alex Couch, George Kraft, Charles Winborne, Marvin Daly, William Downing, Hilmer Hargett, Louise ll.in.: X i Pace, Kenneth Murphy. SIGMA TAU PI OFFICFRS Presideul ALEX COUCH Vice Preside,,! CAROLYN POSEY Secretary BETTY GENTRY Treasurer JOHN BISM SIGMA TAU PI is especially designed for business majors in Business and Education and Business Administration. The members of this club, beini; numerous, are charged dues for annual membership and sponsor several Activities each year. One of their biggest jobs is painting slogans on all the store wmdows in downtown Florence during Homecoming. This highly active club also s[Totisors the annual Spring I ' ormal, one of the highlights of the siKial year, and a Business Opportunities Day for all college business majors. FIRST ROW: Mrs. Huff, LaVelle McCain, Bill Boone, Kathenne Howard, Judy Tuck, Kate Goode. SECOND ROW: Mr. Huff, Peggy Lard, Pat Lawrence, Jane Elkins, Dianne Noblitt, Carl Farns, Ruth Goode. THIRD ROW: Bob Crumby, Carl Van Bibber, Sherrill Stein, Ted Kennemur, Bob Pace, Dan Boone. PRESBYTERIAN STUDENT FELLOWSHIP The PRESBYTERIAN STUDENT FELLOWSHIP is com- posed of all active Presbyterian students on the campus. Its purpose is to promote spiritual growth for each student and to encourage any others that are interested to participate. This Fellowship was organized during the summer of 19 ' i7. They sponsored a retreat and workshop for planning the next year ' s activities and participated in Religious Emphasis Week, which was held on the campus. OFFICERS President KATE GOODE 1 Vice President - JUDY TUCK Secretary KATHERINE HOWARD Treasurer _ _ BILLY BOONE 206 FIRST ROW, StATHD: Gloria Ritter, Louise Hampton, Louise barber, Buddy Clem, Loy Bryan, Ku a VvaldcL-p. Aniitttc Gibbs, Billv Camp, Doyce Gunter. SECOND ROW: Lou Mornson, Connie Perkerson, Rosemary Prince, Myra Ashley. Joann Heming, Bobby Sharp, Milton Speake, Carolyn Phillips, Sandra Fulton, Julia Terry, Freddy Hester, Bill Nclms, Glen Warner, Buddy Whitlock. Julian Phillips. Rolland Odcn, Howard Johnson, Betty Miller. Kenneth Dial, jerry Albers. Richard Oliver, Pe,ci:y Renfro, Jack Hendrix, Sankey Sherer. WESLEY FELLOWSHIP ornrrRS Presideiil ROBFRT CLI-.M Vice President WILLIAM WHITLOCK Secretary JANF NF.WTON Treasurer MILTON SPFAKF The purpose of the WI-SLFY rOlNDATIOX is to tic the student to the local Church and to promote individual spiritual growth. This organization is composed of all the Methodist students on the campus. Ail students are welcomed to the re£;ular procram meeting each Wednesday night and Morning Meditation, Monday through I ' riday. These programs are s[xinsorcd by tlie Wesley Fellowship. 207 FIRST ROW: Ted Week, Vernon Mobbs, Joann Puckett, Joyce Beck, Ret;inA Dugger, Richard Brock, Peggy Renfro, Robert Beck. SECOND ROW: Peggy Norton, Clara Sherer, Peggy Kirkpatrick, Pat Yeager, Elaine ' Blackwell, Joann Puckett. THIRD ROW: E. J. Pruden, Betty Baker, Miss Jo Randal, George Glenn, Betty Rolen. BAPTIST STUDENT UNION OFFICERS President VERNON MOBBS Vice President JIMMIE MOORE Secretary JOYCE BECK The BAPTIST STUDENT UNION is composed of all ac- tive stuclents on the campus. It has as its purpose to link the student with the local church and minister to the total spiritual needs of each individual. During the year the B.S.U. sponsors many activities. They hold pre-school retreat at Hillcrest each year and mid-year re- treat at Wheeler for the purpose of making plans. Monday devotionals are conducted each day at the student center. Groups of students visit jails and convalescent homes on Sundays. Each year missionaries are brought to the campus for Mission Focus days. Young Woman ' s Auxiliary, a missionary organization for girls, and the Baptist Brotherhood, a similar organization for boys, are sponsored by the B.S.U. The social activities include an annual Freshman party in the fall and the B.S.U. banquet in the spring. 1 MRST ROW: Mrv Henley, Mr. Henley. SLCOND ROW: Ann Sailors, Dottic Martm, Hleanor Drllard, Mr. MuUrns, Dorib ; Mitchell. THIRD ROW: Judy Lcmoinc, Bob Proctor, Curtis Lemoine, Sue Wayland. FOURTH ROW: Ben Ferguson, Robert I Mitchell, Joe Fairer, James Wayland. The Canterbury Club is composed of the students of the Episcopalian faith. FIRST ROW: George Kraft, Miss Matthews, Gracie Berrens, Norma Manush, Marie Diggle, Mayme Parker. SECOND ROW: Mr. Matis, Don Russo. Rodolfo Buigas, Frances Marion, Terry Darcy. Frank dc los Rayes, Judy Newman, Mary Ann Gobcr. Dottie McRae, Bill Hines. Alan McRae. The Newman Club is composed of the students of the Catholic faith FIRST ROW: Margina Hopkins, Cecilia Hayes, Kathleen Robinson, Judy Tuck, Jean Ann Adkins, Mary Pitts, Joyce Beck, Judy Robinson, Yvonne Holt, Judy Roundtree, Pat Garnett, Joan Jones, Mary Bayles, Joe Seaborn. SECOND ROW: Carolyn Lunati, Laura Fuller, Marge King, Julia Terry, Vera Osmer, joann Puckett, Mary Gonce, Jane Mills, Margie Warren, Jerrie Streater, Carolyn Posey, Thekna Christian, Azaleia Walker, Carolyn Lindley. THIRD ROW: Glenda Rickard, Wayne Cargile, Ken Logan, John Cathey, Don Kennedy, Don Jackson, Tom Dulaney, Denford Mastcrson, Mary Virginia Roan. FOURTH ROW: Ann Robinson, June Cox, Ed Belue, Ed Carter, Maurice Sanders, Bobby Belue, Ken Pnddy, William Pace, Brewster Bulman, Dwight Waters, Roy Isbell, Jimmy Ardis. FLORENCE STATE CHORALE The purpose of the CHORALE is to become acquainted with the various forms of musical literature from the classical to the modern, with special emphasis being placed upon choral music through the use of selections from operas, oratorio, and the shorter works, A Cappella and accompanied. Membership is open to any student who has the ability and desire to sing. The Florence State Chorale presents concerts each semester and performs at the graduation ceremonies. The director is Mrs. Ruby Henderson Porter. i IRST ROW: Eddie Pruden, Johnny Williams, Bob Proctor, Robert Scogin, Charles Dexter, Jimmy Dabbs, Tom Graham, Jimmy Ardis. SECOND ROW: Mike Lavene, Tom Keller, Mollis Burns, John Cathey, Terry Darcy, Buddy Hill. THIRD ROW: Bill Warren, Bob Bohnstedt, Moutrie Plounden, Ronnie Holland, Robert Slaughter, John Landers. Fritz Mcrhtens. FOURTH ROW: Charles Winborn, Allen Hyde, Gene Sanders, Delano Bobo. USHERS CLUB oi-iicrRS President CHARLES F WINBORN. JR Vne President fHARLES DFXTFR Treasurer JIMMY DAHBS SecreLiry RONALD HOLLAND The purpose of the I ' shcrs Club is to serve the public as well as the collcpc. The members usher for all the school meetings, plays, and convocations. They also usher for the Tri Cities Concerts and Operas and any otlicr prot rams that are of public interest ft ft ft ft i I • FIRST ROW; Norma Wells, Jerri Streater, Dottie Martin, Joan Webb, Becky King, Mary Boyd Wea cr, Skipper Carter, Com- mander. SECOND ROW: Janice Johnson, Joann Marsh, Diane Nobiitt, Liz Fowler, Mary Nell Trotter, Sue Vinson, Sandra Calvert. THIRD ROW: Carol Ellwanger, Marlene Adkins, Gail Pugh, Barbara Jones, Bonnie West, Susanne McKee, jorene Burgess, Kathleen Culver. FOURTH ROW: Peggy King, Myra Cox, Shelba Wilson, Edna Harrison, Cora Sue Duffey, ' Joanne Poteete, Faye Palmer. FIFTH ROW: Vonda Harris, Gloria Ritter, Madeline Williams, Ann Wade, Chritine Waldrep, Barbara Campbell, Andy Moore. LIONEHES 1957-58 marked the second year for the Lionettes since they were organized in the fall of ' 56. Membership in this group is open to all girls with the requirements of grades and ability necessary to perform expertly and properly. The Lionettes appeared in several parades and performed at the local football games, both college and high school, and were favorites of the crowds. They often work in cooperation with the college band in presenting special half- time shows such as the Homecoming ceremonies. Also, the Lionettes appeared in the Dental Clinic game in Birmingham and met with exceptional compliments and praise of their strict military precision drill. OFFICERS CAROLYN CARTER Cownunder JERRI NELL STREATER President ANN CAROL WADE . Vice President BETTY ARTIS Secretary I I IRST ROW: Deanna Davidson, Douglas Weathers, George Ingleright, Jerry Cook, William Pace, Don Dodd, Mitch Faulkner, :nmy Gullett, Robert Gonce. SECOND ROW: Andy Weaver, Roger Wade, Jimmy Alexander, Odey Richardson, Robert Steen, Mcx George, Marjeana Hopkins, Ray Cahoon, Danny Boone, Peggy Hargett. THIRD ROW: Betty Gautney, Marguaritc Warren. nn Pettus. Carolyn Fanning, Joan White, Bill Boone, Maurice Reece, Jerry Cantrcll. Bud Searcy, Don Kennedy, John High- :iiith, Lloyd Clayton, Buddy Bland, Jean Gardner, Joyce Lawler. LION MARCHING BAND CM I If IRS AI.LC Gi:ORGH PrcuJfiit HILLY [KJONF Vice Prewh-m ( ARI. VAN BIBBFR Secret tryTre uun-r WILLIAM PACE Drum Ma or W tl n M i M .„4 ,. . . . • • • t f ) r If A Little ' big band, the Lion Marching Band, provides pep and steam at the FSC football games. It is open to all students who play musical instruments. This small group gave some very entertaining and original half-time performances. Led by six high-stepping majorettes and a baton- swingmg drum major marched in several parades and led the snake dances down Court Street. The band |0urncycd to Arkansas State and Tennessee Tech this past season to give the tcim moral supi irt. The college provides several types of instru- ments and pays most of the expenses on out- of-town trips. 213 FIRST ROW: Milton Speake, Elbert Baile Julia Jenkins, Arveleia McNeil, Dottie Martin, Mr Burch. SECOND ROW; Peggy Spain, Ann Lee, June Hodges, Billy Townsley, Mr. C. F. Huff. THIRD ROW: Ernest Bishop, Peggy Norton, George Inglewright, Joan White, Billy Boone, Roger Wade, Buddy Whitlock, Wayne Haskins, Charles Weathers FOURTH ROW: Billy Oakes, Alex George, Ernest Urban, Bobby Sharp, Eduardo Gonzalez, Thomas Stovall. FIFTH ROW: Douglas Thomas, Jimmy Taylor, Howard Johnson, Jesse Sanford, Jack Batchelor, Joe Fairer, Buddy Clem, Sam Williams, Gloy Waddell. The American Chemical Society is composed of students majoring or minoring in chemistry. FIRST ROW: Ken Lawrence, Gene Sanderson, Bearl Whitsett, Tom Cotton, Clarence Phillips. SECOND ROW: Bill Godsey, Bill Barrett, Ed Bridges, Teddy Hargett, Glenn Lawler. THIRD ROW: Jack Price, Don Littleton, Bill Jones, Jerry Garnett, David Martin. FOURTH ROW: John Bush, John Crump, Ronald Meeks, The " F " Club is an honorary athletic organization of students earning varsity letters for the promotion of athletics and sportsmanship. " F " CLUB ' ( " ffe 1 IRST ROW: Mrs. Jean Parker. Jerry Dollar, Miss Orpha Culmcr, Alex George, Mrs. Mary Hudson. STANDING: Mr. John I inlcy. Mr. William Graham, James Wayiand. The Alabama Beta Chapter of Kappa Mu Epsilon, a professional mathematics iratcrnity, established in 1933, is composed of honor students in mathematics. | .Mrs I ' hihp . r, Fritz Merhtens, Bobbie Maynor, Doyce Gunter, Gerlda Newton, Garland Green, r L ' 0. I) ROW i :, ' ::i, Kathryn Sherer, Norris Turney, Clara Sherer, Sam Carmichael, Celia Kirkpatrick, Mac , Mane Bradford, Charles Pendley. THIRD ROW: Lacy Jackson, Anne Wilson, Jimmy Crockett, Shirley Tate, Bobby Meeker, Sankq- Sherer, Dot Bivens, Sponsor. Kitchen Delta Pie is a social organization, composed of student workers L Claudette Beard Maurice McGill J. P. Sides, Robert Scogin, and Lucinda Lewis in a scene from the fall production. Spring Semester Production ALCESTIS by Euripides Fall Semester Production DEATH OF A SALESMAN by Arthur Miller The Chorus in Alcestis Claudette Sides and Doyle Pace, Mr. and Mrs. Loman in Miller ' s award winning play. ALPHA PSI OMEGA Doyle Pace Lucinda Lewis Jean Quinn Robert Scogin Claudette Sides J. P. Sides REHEARSAL CLUB AND ALPHA PSI OMEGA The Rehearsal Club, in affiliation with Alpha Psi Omega, a national honorary dramatics fraternity, has had the most brilliant season in several semesters. Their productions of ALCESTIS and DEATH OF A SALESMAN were widely acclaimed and met with exceptional popularity by the student body. The success of this club can be attributed to one chief factor, ' work. ' Club Sponsor and Director Miss Gladys Shepard J. P. Sides President Robert Scogin Vice President Jean Quinn Secretary 216 An example of club projects is the ASEA Christinas party for underprivileged children. ' YOU MIGHT THINK OF ME AS AN ANTI- QUATED HEAP OF OLD BRICKS, BUT I AM AS YOUNG IN SPIRIT AS ANY GREEN FRESHIE. I CANT YELL OUT LOUD, BUT I DO ENJOY THOSE TWILIGHT PEP RALLIES IN THE AMPHITHEATER BECAUSE THEN I CAN ECHO THE STUDENTS YELLS BACK TO THEM OFF OF MY QUAINT OLD TOWERS. ' THOSE FLORENCE STATE LIONS ARE SOMETHING TO YELL ABOUT, ESPECIALLY THE GRIDIRON LIONS. THEY HAVE BECOME DOWNRIGHT FAMOUS DURING THE PAST FEW YEARS AND MORE TIMES THAN ONCE I HAVE NEARLY SPLIT THE CEMENT FROM BETWEEN MY BRICKS WHILE WATCHING THE LIONS COME FROM BEHIND TO WIN. " " I AM PROUD OF THE ATHLETIC PRO- GRAM HERE AT FLORENCE BECAUSE OF THE FINE JOB IT IS DOING AND THE RECORD IT HAS COMPILED. THE INTRAMURALS REACHED AN ALL-TIME HIGH THIS YEAR IN BOTH INTEREST AND PARTICIPATION AND I FOUND THIS A VERY ENCOURAG- ING SIGN OF BROADENING OUR ATHLETIC PROGRAM TO REACH EVERYONE. " J TENNIS BASEBALL FOOTBALL BASKETBALL RIFLE TEAM INTRAMURAL IM OUR MOST ESTEEMED MEN . H. A (Hdd.e) FLOWERS . . . Athletic Director . . . Florence since 1929 . . . Working in close cooperation, the athletic director and the athletic committee have built an impressive athletic program at this North Alabama College . . . Beginning in 1949, they instated a program that has made Florence State known as a football power in the Southland , . . FSC has been built into an athletic power without too much emphasis having been placed on athletics and without any damages being done to the academic program of the college. H A (EDDIE) 1-LO ' ERS NEW PRESSBOX ... The year 19W saw a much needed new pressbox placed in Coffee Stadium ... No longer do visiting newspaper and radiomen ha e to be sent down into the stands or upon the pressbox roof to do their |obs. RONNIE MEEKS . . . Sheffield senior . . . Letterman two years . . . Meeks displayed great quahties as the blocking back of the Florence State single wing offense with his main jobs being those of signal calling and blocking the opposing linebacker . . . JACK REDWINE . . . Cherokee sophomore . . . Letterman two years . . . Little AU-American . . . Came within six yards of setting an offensive record at Florence as he piled up 1438 yards of total offense . . . BILL LUMPKIN . . . Florence senior end . . . Transfer from University of Alabama ... Set a new pass catching record at FSC this year, surpassing the one set by the immortal Harlon Hill in 19° ' 3 . . ■ Signed a professional football contract with the New- York Giants at the end of the season. :mrk. ATHLETIC COMMITTEE LEIT TO RIGHT: R. C. Fuller. Dr H. H. Floyd, and H. A. FIc Dr. Wayne Christeson. and Otis Ptau)tk STANDING: Roy Stc%ens. I.EFI TO RltiUl. jnd coach Hal Self Week.,. L, C 1. CHARLKS r GRAINGIiR Director c.f Athletic Publicity . . . Sheffield junior . . . Formerly scrvcc! as News Director. Extension Department, University of Mississippi, while a student there in 9 ' iC ... His 19 ' ' 7 FSC Football Information Guide- drew acclaim by state sports editors . . . Former sports editor of Muscle Shoals Morning Sun . . . Assisted by Billy Joe Camp, st.itistician. and Lou Morrison, secretary. CAPTAINS FOR 1958 ... L. C. FOWLER . . . Sulligcnt junior . . . Lettcrman one year . . . Transfer from Auburn . . . Number one right end in 195 ' ' ... A standout offensively and defensively and especially on defense . . . Outstanding as a punter as he kicked for better than a .59-yard average in 1957 . . . CARROL DANIEL . . . Athens junior . . . Letterman one year . . . Transfer from University of Alabama where he was the starting fullback . . . Second only to Jack Rcdwine on total offense . . . Starting fullback and an outstanding runner. THE ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT . . . The Florence State Department of Athletics has soared upward in great respects in its role of intercollegiate sports since getting on its feet after World War 11. Since coming to Florence in 1949, coaches Hal Self and George Weeks have built Florence State football into a recognized power in small colleges of the South. 1957 saw the recognition of football power here extend into the Northern part of the nation as well. Morningside College of Sioux City, Iowa, came to Florence State as the champions of Northern small college football. The entangle at Coffee Stadium between the Morningside Maroons and the Florence State Lions saw the Lions reverse the outcome of the War Between the States, as the Maroons fell by the tune of 40-0 to the Lions. The early days of 1958 saw the Lions add another step in their ladder of football success. Athletic Director H. A. Flowers announced the addition of FSC ' s first big time football foe. Lumpkin becomes FSC ' s third active i The foe is the University of Vanderbilt — one of the Southeastern Conference ' s most powerful ' teams. The game is to be played in Nashville, Tennessee, on November 21, 1959. Another sport that has risen to the top of the ladder here is Tennis. Only last year was Tennis recognized as a ma|or sport on the FSC campus. The Tennis Team, under coach Dr. Roland Dickinson, responded ith a regional championship and a trip to the National Touma- lent in Beaumont, Texas. 222 fc - - ■f i ' w Asi ' Roger Burdgc. Johnny Jones, Jerry Garnett. Fred Smith. Sonny Thompson, Wayne Vaughan. TENNIS TEAM - SPRING 1957 The 1957 Florence Stale Lions Tennis Team proved to be one (if the brightest spots in the athletic program. The netmen finished the season with a mark of nine wins against five losses (one of which was a practice game with Murray Stale). That record was good enough for the Lions to be the Southern Regional Champions in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Tournament ai Beaumont. Texas The following gives a summar ' of each individual player and the season in general. Jerry Garnett played the number one i isition for most of the 1957 matches, coming thro ugh with the Icims • inly victory in a 61 loss to Murray Slate, winning against Jaiksnn- Mile. Lambuth. David Lipscomb, both home and away in the singles, ind teaming with Johnny Jones lo win againM the same sihools in number one doubles. Their best win was against the number one team of Sewanec. where they came through 16. 6-I. 6-t. Jerry is married and has one more year of competition. Johnny Jones, besides teaming with Garnett. contributed more than his share of singles victories, including a satisfying one oser Sewanee. 6:. ( Johnny played the niimScr two dot most o( Ihc season, a senior. Johnny capped off his lollegiale career with a trip lo the National Ass nialicin of Intercollegiate Athletics Tourna nicnt at Beaumont. Texas Roger Burdge. a southpaw and a newcomer to the squad, developed rapidly and was a strong factor in Ihc winning season He teamed with Fred Smith for a potent doubles combination very strong at the ncl Roger is married and had two more years of eligibility A native of Washington. D. C , Roger has a bcximing serve and an aggressive allaik. Fred Smith, a transfer from Jacksonville Slate College, was elected captain for the 195 ' ' season, and his stable temperament and poise helped the team as much as his winning play in singles and doubles Against his old team. Fred Imuncoj his former collea !ue. Bill McCarly. ( A. 9 " ' . lo help Florence to a 6 victory over Ihcir traditional rivals A senior. Fred led the team In Ihc national tnuina- mcnt. Ihc first time a Florence team has participated in a national contest George Thompson, called Sonny even by those he beat, racked up wins against Jacksonville. Middle Tennessee. I.ambwih. in the singles, and leamc.l with Vaughan for a vnlon over I.ipsionib, with John Blai r for a vc m over lambuth, with Burdge for a defeat of Sewanec, and vvim several of the pia tice malihcs against teams from Redslcvne Arsenal aoil Florence ( ilv Sonny vsill be ba.k for more in 19 8 X ' avnc Vaughan held down the offne of treasurer in the Student Government Assoi ration and gathered more than half a doren wins in both singles and doubles lo be one of the stronger members of the team He returns in I95M and sliould be a strong lonlendet for the number one (Hisilion 223 ,, ' ■ 1 7 i PlEi 1 g« d} JflMM to r ■ -t i ' ' » • wjMS " ' Middle Tennessee State 2 FSC . Murray State 6 FSC . Jacksonville State 5 FSC . Lambuth FSC . David Lipscomb 5 FSC . Sewanee University 4 FSC . Middle Tennessee State 2 FSC , Howard 9 FSC Belmont FSC Howard 9 FSC Jacksonville State 3 FSC David Lipscomb 4 FSC Lambuth FSC Sewanee University 3 FSC 4 9 4 5 7 ' i c L. UNNV |ii l 0 ■N■ ' |■ TOMPSON XX ' AYNE VAIGHN F.S.C. BASEBALL 1957 Bmuhr Ch impion LARRY GRAM The year of 1957 saw the baseball forces of coach George Weeks go under the dam three times more than they were able to win and finish the year with a 7-10 record. The Lions found their biggest trouble in the hitting depart- ment. Only two regulars were able to break into the mythical .300 category. Second baseman Larry Gram paced the hitting parade with an outstandmg .396 mark, while John Bush hit safely 17 times out of 52 for a .327 mark. The only other Lion in the .300 bracket was pitcher Bill Godsey with a .312 percentage in 16 trips to the plate. The pitching department found two lefthanders carrying the load. Tommy Schell won three and lost the same and Bill Godsey brought home two and lost as many. The fall of 1957 found the slick fielding shortstop of the Lions putting his name on a $3999 contract with the Birmingham Barons. That shortstop was Max Burleson, the Little All- American football player of 1956. While losing ten and winning seven, the Lions totaled 96 runs to the opponents ' 105. Lary Gram led the home team in runs scored with 19. LIONS BASEBALL 1956 — FIRST ROW: Don Littleton, Rov McBee, Jack Redwine, Tommy Schell, Bill Godsey, Ronnie Pace, Ed Bridges. SECOND ROW: Coach Weeks, Walter Ball, Bobby Frost, Larry Gram, Charlie Fredrick, John Bush, Bill Palmer, and Max Burleson. Si .a WON 7 LOST 10 SPRING 19 V AB S.ime Stewart 55 Bush .,.. 52 Burleson 62 Phillips 41 ( iram 61 [bridges 36 I r,)st 59 , Face 37 ||i| V.lardo 18 " ' Frederick 44 ' ..dscy 16 ) Littleton 19 ' | I s.hcll 10 ' hMHC 24 Ike 1 ,11 14 H Bulling Ate. .255 .327 .258 .170 .396 .139 .254 .135 .167 .090 .312 .053 .000 .042 .000 .214 !30 ii m m. m nM f --in DON LITTLETON Sk, F.S.C F.S.C F.S.C, F.S.C F.S.C. F.S.C. F.S.C. F.S.C. F.S.C. F.S.C. F.S.C. F.S.C. F.S.C. F.S.C. F.S.C. F.S.C. F.S.C. SCORES 7 Middle Tenn. State 5 5 Murray State 4 2 Murray State 1 David Lipscomb 6 3 Howard . 4 12 Eiavid Lipscomb 6 10 Lambuth 11 4 Middle Tenn. State 11 2 Belmont 10 5 Middle Tenn. State 2 5 Austm Peay , 3 5 Murray State 6 2 Murray State 3 10 Austin Peay 13 4 Howard 10 9 Lambuth 10 11 Belmont 96 105 WON 7 LOST 10 Pitching Record W oti Lost Pet. Tommy Schell 3 3 .500 Bill Godsey 2 2 .500 Don Littleton 2 3 .400 Ronnie Pace 2 .000 228 BASKETBALL IN 1957... FIRST ROW Hal Payne. I Liles. LION CAGERS lames Shelton, Ronnie Romine, Jack Price. Winfrey Sanderson. Ross Feltman, Georee Miller. SECOND ROW: Chandler. Edward NXhite, Charley Fredrick. Charles Hardy. Roy McBee, Don Heidorn, Eddie Frost, Charles The Lions of the Florence State hardwoods had a miserable beginning in December of 1937 as local fans saw them drop their first se en outings before taking time out for the Christmas holidays. After returning from a two-week Christmas vacation, the cagers found their first win against Jacksonville State 97-72 in Jacksonville and came home to engulf L ' nion and Howard in that order. The winning streak terminated against Christian Brothers College of Memphis, Tennessee, as they edged the Lions 79-78, but the FSC ' ers were not to be denied and came right back to upset high-flying Bethel. The Lions were defeated four times in between-semester outings. Sewanee, Jacksonville, Belmont, and Austin Peay ran the Florence Staters defeated number to 1. . The Lions then bounced back and got victory number five, six, and seven in the same week as they defeated Belmont, Livingston, and Birmingham Southern. As this Diorama goes to press, the Lions have one game remaining, that with Livingston State. 230 Frost m a fi.cht tor the ball. f iff enjoy a par MT: An Austin Pcay Govt- Howard 79 FSC Bethel 81 FSC Lambuth 62 FSC Christian Brothers 73 FSC I ' nion University 77 FSC BirminghamSouthern S " ) FSC Austin Peay 67 FSC Jacksonville State 97 FSC I ' nion L ' nivcrsity 79 FSC Howard 61 FSC Christian Brothers 78 FSC I.amhuth 6i FSC Bethel 82 FSC Sewance University " ' 6 FSC Jacksonville State 60 FSC Belmont 1 FSC Austin Pcay " l FSC Belmont 67 FSC Livingston 82 FSC Birmingham Southern 6-1 FSC Scssancc University 7: FSC 83 95 87 94 93 88 86 72 71 53 79 72 66 84 61 82 72 50 9 60 62 Captain Price and Sanderson with coach. Sanderson on an overhead hook for FunvaiJ, RONNIE ROMINt SjnJtrson anJ Romine team fur a ha ' kt Guard, CHARLIE HARDY Center. ROSS PT ' i Guard. EDDIE FROST Center. lACK PRICE 234 rii.--. ROY M;BEE G-irz r JiUE HAJLD ' y- n i5 Mr r .t3i 235 tuR t RIFLE TEAM F.S.C. ' s SHARP-SHOOTING LIONS " Bob Minor and Issac Smith ■BUTCH- STEENSON, Te.im Cpt. lini BroaJfoot and Larrv Parker 238 r f FIRST ROW; Brewster Bulman. Thomas Slovall, M.u NU Ixmcri-. Bul.h Stcenson. Tommy Linvillc SECOND ROW Ll Turner. Cojih. Larry Parker. Issac Smith. Jim Broadfoot. Bob Mmor RIlI.i: lEA.M Pl.ACHS SECOND IN STATH MFF.T The Florence State Rifle team, minus the much needed service of Larry Parker and Bob Minor, took the runner-up spot in the Alabama State Match Friday. December 6, losing only to Auburn. The Florence Staters defeated the University of Alabama, Jacksonville State, Spring Hill, Marion Institute, and Tuskegce. Butch Stecnson. Florences cool-headed Captain, maintained his number one rating with a 183. Jerry White, a sensational freshman, placed second, shooting 179, with Mac McLemore matching his score, but placing third because White beat hmi in the difficult standing position H. B. Bulman, another freshman who seems to never sh x)t well until it really counts, added his muih necdeil ! " ' . and Isaac Smith gave the team just enough to take the second spot vith a 168, even though it was his lowest score for the year RIFI.H TEAMS RECORD S Wins : Losses Te.imj 0pp. Score Jacksonville State 899 Muscle Shoals 881 Auburn 901 Nfarion 8 6 University of Alabama . 8 8 Jacksonville State 869 Spring Hill 86: Tuskcgce 66 ' Memphis .State 9:9 Muscle Shoals 9«1I Flortme Siiir 904 9J7 88-J 884 884 884 884 9:1 9:1 239 INTRAMURALS IN 1958 ■What ' s this in her Under the direction of Athletic Director H. A. (Eddie) Flowers, Florence State offers an intramural league for both men and women. Coach Flowers heads the men ' s league, while Miss Nancy Coe Vance directs the women ' s Athletic Association. This year nine teams entered the men ' s intramural basket- ball league. The league drew student appeal from all parts of the campus. Second Floor Keller " A " and the football team were co-leaders in the first round of league play which ended a week before press time. Both teams ended with a record of eight wins and one loss. The league will continue for the first part of the second semester — until baseball season begins. The intramural program offers an opportunity for those people that cannot go out for varsity sports to participate in athletic activities. The men ' s basketball league was especially rich with good players this year. Some of the top players as far as scoring went were: Don Holt, Kile Holiday, Jimmy Masdon, Pete Bailey, Bill Jones, John Chisholm, Jonny Landers, Carl Holiday, Larry Yancey, and Max Burleson. INTRAMCRAI. FINAL STANDINGS Ti;i»i Sttond Keller Football Village 2 First Keller Cherry Hill Florcmt Hall .. Provost Corps ... Second Keller " 1 Third Keller .... Town I P,l. 889 .889 .778 AU .144 444 444 111 000 »lbdll lean, baltlc Iwu h Clicri) Hi F.in . turn out for intrjmur , ' u WILLIAM PACE Drum Mjjor JOAN WHITE Allernjte 1 DEANNA DAVIDSON- ANN SHOOK lOYCE LAWLER PEGGY JEAN HARGh 1 1 MARY JEAN BAYLES BETTi ' GAUTNEY , THE 1957 DRUM MAJOR AND MAJORETTES The majorettes and cheerleaders were placed in the athletic section because they are so closely related with activities connected with varsity competition. No game, especially foot- ball, would be the same if it wasn ' t for all the color and excitement created by these groups. The cheerleaders are the official yell and pep-steamers for both the fans and the teams. The high stepping majorettes and drum major give an added flair and touch as they perform in front of the band during the half-time shows. 242 ,1 Ci A _ V V « I lAS t MlLt f )m. VIKt.lNIA ri RKINN THE 1957 CHEERLEADERS W I FREDDY HESTER 9 r ■ »n.i " r -J ■ 1 THE LIONS IN 1957... The football Lions of 1957 were picked to be a small college football power in the Southland immediately after the season of 1956 when it was evident that a letterman would return at every position and the Lions had won their last five games. At the first of the 1957 campaign, the Lions were far [ from living up to their name of being a small college power. ] The season began with a 26-0 loss to Middle Tennessee State, j a team that went 10-0 for the season, and battling hard to regain some of their prestige, the Lions traveled to Tennessee j Tech the following week and dropped the Golden Eagles by a score of 20-0. I After Tennessee Tech, injuries began to tell on the Lions as they dropped three straight by a touchdown or less. The three defeats were to Murray State 7-0, Arkansas State 15-13, and to Southeast Louisiana College 21-19. After the loss to Southeast Louisiana College, the Florence Staters upset East Tennessee State for a Homecoming crowd 19-13 and then roared home with a perfect record for the remaining part of the season. HENRY HAL SELF Head Foolball Coach FIRST ROW: Carrol Daniel, Robert Douthitt, David Bevis, Larry Yancey, Jack Redwine, Max Burleson, Gene Sanderson, Hal Dorris, Jim Bendall, Harold Graham, Chuck Jackson. SECOND ROW: George Elmore. Rex Rayfield, Bearl Whitsett, Thomas Greenhaw, Joe Mosley, Darrell Blalock. Charles Huhbert, Earl Benfield. David Martin, Ronald Meeks, THIRD ROW: Sherrill Smith. Hal Sisson, Glenn Lawler. Bill Godsey. Tuffy Hudson, Teddy Harpett. Jimmy Moore. Billy Joe Colvin. Bill B.irrett, FOL ' RTH ROW: Earl Gnsham, L. C. Fowler. Bill Dickinson. Hugh Harrison. Jerry White, Tom Cotton, Bill Lumpkin, Henry Prater, Cl.ireme Prestige, Ken Nolen, and Clarence Phillips. 1 I FLORENCE STATE COLLEGE LIONS RUSHING OFFENSE TOTALS TEN GAMES Godsey is stopped after short gain against SLC. All Amtruan. Jack Redwinc, heads Jack Redwinc Carroll Daniel Max Burleson Larry Yancey Bearl Whitsett David Bcvis Billy Joe Colvin Gene Sanderson Bill Godsey Ronald Meeks Jim Bcndall Rex Rayfield Harold Graham Earl Benefield Jack Redwine Max Burleson Billy Joe Colvi Jack Redwinc Gene Sanderson Bearl Whilsctt L. C. Fowler Bill Dickinson Tarl Grisham Carroll Daniel Bill Godsey Ronald Mccks PO!. HB FB HB FB HB FB HB HB HB QB QB QB QB FB YarJs Rushing 888 186 323 209 134 124 1-14 119 119 Lost Ruihing Tiyi Timei Ruihed PASSING TOTALS Allempts Compl. HaJ.lnl. Yardi 68 33 3 630 31 9 6 168 17 4 2 82 PASS RECEIVING No. Cdughl YjtJi I Jack Rctlwinc 2. Carroll Dann 3. Max Burlcsoi 1 I C Fowler INDIVIDIAL OFFENSIVE LEADERS Nr YjrJi RitihiHf Y itJi PminK Toul 14A8 478 464 PL ' NTING AVERACiF So. Pmxk YJi. KukfJ FELL TO THE INVADING RAIDERS . . . MIDDLE TENN. 7 FLORENCE STATE 6 13—26 0—0 COFFEE STADIUM, September 15— The Florence State Lions fell to a powerful group of Blue Raiders from Middle Tennessee here tonight by a score of 26-0. The Raiders, fresh from a trip to the Refrigerator Bowl of last season, struck for one touchdown in the first half and came back in the third and fourth quarters really to pour it on the home team. The Tennesseans scored once in the second period, once in the third, and capped off a successful night in the final canto with two tallies. Operating from the single wing offense, which is always slow at the first of the season for coaches Hal Self and George Weeks ' Lions, the Lions were never able to muster an offensive threat throughout the entire game. Middle Tennessee fumbled five times and Florence recovered five times. Four of the fumbles were in Middle Tennessee ' s territory. After each fumble, the Raiders tightened their defense and the Florentines could not go. Rl ' 9 w i W m i H { ' 3 K ■ Wli W, H L y l U HPCI r i iflpp 11 ; ' -f That " ole Florence spirit " gets started. STATISTICS MMle Tenn First Downs 15 Yards Rushing 215 Yards Passing 98 Passes Attempted 10 Passes Completed 6 Fumbles 5 Fumbles Lost J Yards Penalized 35 Co-Capta and Godsey at midfield. Yancey takes to the air. Early in the first quarter, Florence got a chance on the Raider 12, but the drive bogged down on the three when Billy Joe Cplvin was stopped just inches of the first down at the two. Almost the same story occurred in the second quarter when the Lion ' s Glenn Lawler fell on a blocked punt at the Blue Raider 18. Again the Lions failed as four plays could get no further than the 12. The Lions matched the Ohio Valley Conference Champions almost man per man in the first half of play, but in the second half, the greater reserve strength of the " Tennessee eleven began to pay off. Outstanding for the Lions in defeat were Carroll Daniel, Glenn Lawler, John Crump. L. C. Fowler, and Bill Lumpkin. 246 GRABBED VICTORY AT EAGLELAND OVERALL STADILM, COOKEVILLE. TENNESSEE. September -I — In a lomplcic reversal ot form. Florenie State soundly thumped Tennessee Tcih, 00. in a siartlinf; upset here tonight. The Lions, underdogs by two touchdowns at the kickoff. stunned a irowd of 6.000 with their determined tactics. The Florentines went after the highly-touted Tennessee team as if they were holding them personally responsible for the humiliating licking by Middle Tennessee last week. And tonight, they lived up to the opinion of Coaches Hal Self and Gctnge Weeks that they were the " besf in the history of FSC football: the blockers blocked, the tacklers tackled, the runners ran and the passers passed. Responsible for touchdowns were tailbacks Max Burleson and lack Redwine and quarterback Ron Meeks. But. they couldn ' t have done a thing had it not been for the bruising line play by the Lion fronfals. Meeks went over from the one in the first period. Burleson streaked 33 yards in the second quarter and Redwine went off tackle from the three for the final tally. Bill Godsey added two conversions. In the line. Hal Sisson. Hugh Harrison. L. C. Fowler. Teddy Hargetl. Sherrill Smith stood out among a host of fine performers. Meeks and Bendall both backed the line well and Burleson was outstanding in the secondary. Burleson also was the outstanding runner with 77 y,irds in 1 ' i tries. Redw ine. Burleson ' s tailback sub. had 50 in 1 ' i tries — and came through with pass strikes at crucial moments, complet- ing 3 of 7 for 31 yards. But. even with all this handiwork, the pressure put on by George VC ' ceks ' line was the main difference in the two teams STATISTICS I ' ifsl Downs Yards Rushing Passes Attempted Passes Completed Passes Intericpted by Yards Passing Fumbles Fumbles Lost Yards Pcnali ed Trnn. Tieh 10 113 9 4 37 3 3 20 J S Sanderson on the Reverse. MURRAY, KY., September 28 — A fourth quarter drive, after the Florence State Lions had dominated offensive play for the first three quarters, resulted in a 7-0 victory for the Murray Racers here tonight. The defeat was a bitter one for the Lions, who played excellent football, and the second of the season. The Racers moved for 80 yards midway of the final period and the all important touchdown. For three periods it was all Florence State. Then in the final quarter the Racers started moving and it was too late for the Lions. The injured tackle corps suffered even more as Co-captain Hal Sisson was ejected from the contest in the movement and Florence ended up with limping linemen Bill Barrett and Hugh Harrison trying to man the slots. The injuries hurt throughout. F ullback Carroll Daniels didn ' t play a minute. Tailback Max Burleson was hurt early in the third quarter and didn ' t see action until the waning minutes. This left the load on reserve. Jack Redwine, who played an excellent encounter. In fact, the Indian from Cherokee, was the number one offensNe weapon for the Lions as he rushed for 55 yards and passed for 92 in the encounter. scoring opportu Florence State had several something stalled the drive. Outstanding backs for Florence included Larry Yancey and Redwine, while Hal Sisson, Lumpkin and Fowler turned in fine line performances. Meeks moves with a Redwine pass. THEN BOWED AT MURRAY . . . MURRAY STATE _ ... 7—7 FLORENCE STATE _, 0—0 TOM COTTON JOHN CRL ' MP STATISTICS Murra) First Downs 10 Yards Rushing 140 Yards Passing 23 Passes Attempted 6 Passes Completed 2 Passes Intercepted by Fumbles 1 Fumbles Lost 1 The Thorobreds halt Lions ' Yancey. AND DROPPED A HEART- BREAKER AT A.S.C. JONESBORO. ARKANSAS — In three JtraiRhl road Morici. Ihc l.lon were Mitorious once and the loierj twice. The IjM loss was i heirtbreaker nij (» field goal did It) to Harlow s Indians (better known as Arkansas Stale) Saturday ni ht here For a while here Saturday nipht it was shade of 1956 (tivc straight victories) and the old pro coming through (Jack Redwine) The Cherokee Indian calmly raced for a 66-yard touch- down and then threw a perfect strike (with the aid of a circus catch) to Hill Lumpkin for the points that appeared lo put the Lions in command and into victory. However. Coach Gene Harlow s Tribe then recovered a Florence fumble, raced back near glory land and depended on quarterback Bill Caldwell to hit a field goal. He did so and Ihc Indians had Ihcir second straight success of the campaign, ni}. The gallant Lion defenses staved off two Indian drives early in the contest and then allowed the home club lo go ahead late in the second cjuartcr as Fullback Terry West went in from the one-yard line to cap at a 19-yard drive, which was set up on a punt return by Ed Romeo from the 50 to the 19. First Downs ■ ' ards Rushing Yards Passing Passes Attempted Passes Completed Fumbles Fumbles Lost Yards Pcnali ed Punting Average A touchdown is SCO •STATISTICS .-1. .;.; cd. . . S; 16 6 3i Not playing dead, the Lions shot back. After a kiikoff return to the .M. Redwinc tiHik a direct snap from center, got behind the fine block- ing of Dave Martin and L. C. Fowler and raced 66 yards to paydirt. Bill Godsey sent the losers ahead 7-6 with 55 seconds left by splitting the uprights with his conversion. Bouncing back in the second half, the Lions got in business at the Florence State ' s ' li. when a drive by the losers halted on downs. Red- wine added five and Daniel 10 for a first at the 4 . Redwine then received at the }5 and the former Coffee star carried to the :5 Daniel added two. Redwine one. and on third down, the Indian threw a strike 10 Lumpkin on the goal line and a touchdown resulted. keeping with the times. X ARKANSAS STA 11 rLORr.NCi " . STAxr tiiHJsev s kick sveni wide and Florenie had a M r. margin The victors look the kickoff and fought back (mm tfwu ■i; With I minutes left in the final quarter. Romeo went in for the touchdown Ron Meeks burst thn ugh to blcnk the extra point and the Lions led Hi: Trouble slarled later on. wtien Mecks aihl Daniel missed on a handoff and the viitors recovereil at the Floreme W The tribe fought ilown lo ibe live. v»bere a fourth and five siiualion resulted Here Caldwell went for the downs His placemen! split ihe uprights and the Trib« bad a nn lead Meeks puts in a blink for ' I ' .in, A pass ? No. It was a fumble. BEFORE FALLING TO DEN MATES . . . SOUTHEAST LA. ... FLORENCE STATE .077 7—21 13 6 0—19 COFFEE STADIUM, Florence, Alabama. — After lumpmg into a 13-0 first quarter lead, the Florence State Lions couldn ' t hold it Saturday night and Southeastern Louisiana came through with a fourth quarter touchdown and a 21-19 victory Ltd by the Cherokee Indian, Jack Redwine, the Lions jumped into a quick 13-0 lead and built up a 19-7 margin at the inter- mission. The Lions from Bayou County weren ' t impressed and fought back for an early fourth quarter touchdown, then fought through with the game winning margin. The success was the first of the campaign for the victors, while it marked Florence State ' s fourth loss in five starts. Florence State lost little time in getting into business. Receiving the opening kickoff at the 10, Gene Sanderson returned to the 29. Here the old pro of the Lions, Jack Redwine, showed the way. He cut right end to the 34 and Daniel added four more to the 38. Ronnie Meeks sneaked for the first at the 40. The Cherokee Chief shot right tackle to the 43 and Sanderson ran to the other side on the wingback reverse to the South- eastern 44. The Lion band strikes up . Redwine lost four and then spotted and hit Bill Lumpkin at the 21 for a first. Lumpkin aided the play with a circus catch and Sanderson reversed to the 13. but the Lions caught a five- yard assessment that moved the pigskin back to the 26. L ' nhappy wtih the call, Redwine then fired for broke and a diving catch by L. C. Fowler resulted in the touchdown with 10:41 left. Godsey ' s boot went wide and it was 6-0. A fumble recovery got the Lions back in business four plays after the kickoff, as Lumpkin pounced on the pigskin that was dropped by Bell at the Florence 48. The Lions rolled in a hurry as Daniel added four and the 12 for a first at the 36. Redwine lost 14 and added 11. He then spotted and hit Lumpkin at the 25 with a strike and Big Bill carried to the 22. Daniel added three and ' Whitsett ran the reverse for a first at the 13. Redwine shot right end to the five and then cut tackle for the TD. Joe Mosley shot a zeroed in striking through the uprights for 13-0 margin with 4:30 left. Florence got back in business midway of the quarter, when a punt rolled dead at the Florence 40. Daniel added four and here Redwine jumped back into the act. Behind a wave of blocking, led by Lumpkin, Tom Cotton and L. C. Fowler, he cut right tackle, cut the outside and kept right on rolling until he hit paydirt. Godsey ' s boot went wide and it was 19-7 in favor of the Lions. Florence State came back with the second half kickoff and moved the pigskin from their 21 to the Southeastern ' s eight. On fourth down. Bill Godsey ' s field goal try went wide and the victors took over at the 20. From here the winners set sail and on the first play of the final period, Wayne Duyas went in from the five. Bailey con- verted and cut the score to 19-14 with 14:56 remaining. The winners took over after Florence couldn ' t roll at the 27. The drive kept rolling from this point and in 17 plays. Tommy Bell got the touchdown from two yards out. The clock showed 4:51 left as Bailey split the uprights again. First Downs Yards Rushing Yards Passing STATISTICS Southeast Lt. 18 233 42 Florence 295 101 Passes Completed Passes Attempted Fumbles IZ ZZZZZZ 7 5 10 1 Fumbles Lost Yards Penalized Passes Intercepted by . " " " " " ' ' " ' ' ' ' ' ' 20 1 15 250 BUT HOMECOMING BROUGHT A CHANGE EAST TFN ' X, STA 11 FLORFNf I SIAl I COFFEE STADIUM, FLORENCE Alabama. - The Chief led the way, Homctoming was a success, and the Florence State Lions are back on the winning trail That ' s the stor ' . The Chief of course is Cherokee Jack Red wine. The Homecoming was East Tennessee. The Lions won the contest over the Bucs 19-13. Redwine ran for one touchdown and scored another. The 3.000 chilled fans went home happy The Lions had their second success of the season as they broke a 1313 deadlock in the waning minutes of the contest, Saturday afternoon at Coffee Stadium. After the kicking, the Bucs four plays resulted in a dead punt at the Florence 3 - Redwine cut tackle for nine and threw a pass to Lumpkin to the East Tennessee 35. STATISTICS £. Te«n. Si. Florence First Downs 10 190 10 Yards Rushing 204 Yards Passing 6 Passes Attempt! d 3 Passes Completed 51 51 Fumbles 2 Fumbles Lost 2 Yards Penalized 47 Punting Average 31 48 With a first here. Carrol Daniel ripped to the 2S. Here the Chief, behind a wave of blocking, headed by Tom Cotton and Teddy Hargctt, shot right tackle and ripped 38 yards to paydirt. Bill Godsey ' s conversion was true and the Lions led 7-0 with 11:03 left in the opening contest. Near the end of the canto the Lions got into East Tennessee territory, but were unable to cash in on the advantage. Still later an interception pass slopped a drive and the canto ended with the losers in possession. GLENN LAVCLER BILL LIMPKIN Whitsett moves to the ETSC 10. The Lions received and moved to get a deadlock after the Bucs had scored in the second quarter. With a first at the 21, Daniel added 11 and Redwine 10 for a first at the -(2. Whitscft, on the wingback reverse, carried to the East Tennessee 15. Daniel picked up six and the Chief then lost to the 29 on an attempted pass. The wingback reverse with Whitsett carried to the 15 and Daniel got the first on the seven. Redwine lost two, but a pciialty moved the Pigskin to the one, ' — • ..,-.• kick was blocked by Evans a here Daniel crashed in. Godsey ' s th 8:35. The encounter rocked along like this for the remainder of the third and until laic in the fourth. The Lions, using the breaks, were in business when Meeks and Smith pounced on a fumble at the 11 yard line Redwine got two and Whitsett one This brought up third down. Redwine faded, spotted Lumpkin in the end one and cut loose a strike for the winning touchdown. Godsey ' s con- version was smashed to the ground. That was enough and the Lions led 19-13 with 2:22 left. The history. 251 1 punt blocked by Crump. TROY, November 2 — Scormg at will and playing the entire squad, the Florence State Lions romped to a -4 1-1 4 victory over the Troy Red Wave here tonight. The victors built up an impressive l4-0 first quarter lead and held the command 27-0 at intermission. The triumph was the third of the campaign for the Lions and their first over a state rival. The win was the seventh straight for a Florence State club over Troy. Briefly here ' s how the scoring transpired in the ictory: red at Troy ' s )igskin nt. Palmer found Francis Merritt fumbled and the Lions •46 early in the contest. Six plays later Redwine losj the pigskiti on the three. On first down, attempting his kick knocked down by John Crump and recovered by his running mate David Martin in the end zone. Bill Godsey con- verted and 7:50 remained. SHERRILL SMITH TEDDY HARGETT STATISTICS Troy Slate First Downs 6 Yards Rushing 48 Yards Passing 92 Passes Attempted 7 Passes Completed 4 Fumbles 7 Fumbles Lost 4 Yards Penalized 5 Passes Intercepted by Florence 13 AND A TRIP TO TROY BROUGHT MORE LIGHT . . . TROV STATE 14 0—14 FLORENCE STATE 14 13 7 7—41 After the kickoff, Troy fumbled and Florence took over on its 20. With third at the 15, Jack Redwine passed to Bill Lumpkin at the five, who carried in for the TD. Godsey again converted. After Troy picked up a first down, Roland ' s pitchout was inter- cepted by Ron Meeks at the Florence 45, and returned to Troy ' s 45. Six plays moved the pigskin to the 17 as the period ended, and on the opening play of the second canto. Max Burleson shot right tackle for the TD. Godsey split the uprights for the third time to make it 21-0 with 14:50 remaining. Near the end of the quarter, a total of 17 plays transpired before Redwine, from his 37, hit Gene Sanderson at the five and the wingback carried in for the touchdown. Redwine ' s attempted kick went wide and when the half ended Florence led 27-0. Troy struck back and scored twice in the third period. After the first Troy score, the Lions received the kickoff and moved 52 yards for the score. The touchdown came as Ron Meeks sneaked in from the one and Godsey made the conversion twice. The one that counted came from the 17 and 5:07 remained in the quarter. Saddler took the kickoff on the seven for Troy, got behind block- ing, and skirted 9. yards for the touchdown. Midway of the final canto, Redwine supplied the final Florence touchdown, after the Lions marched from their 28. The TD came on a 49-yard scoring pass to Bill Lumpkin at the 30, who went the rest of the way. Godsey again converted. Lumpkin goes after a Redwine pa 252 THAT EVEN NORTHERN YANKEES COULD NOT STOP . . M()RX1 (,S1D1 MORI NCr STAl () - () 1 V 10 COFFEE STADIUM, FLORENCE. November 9 — An invasion attempt by a band of Morninpside Collcpe Maroons from Sioux City, Iowa, failed here tonipht and saw the Florence State Lions tally in every quarter to turn away the northern Yankees O-O Jack Redwine paced the Lions with 178 points of offense in the victory. The Cherokee Sophomore rushed for 1-49 yards and threw one pass that was complete to Bill Lumpkin for 29 yards in the air. Carrol Daniel scored twice for the victors in the first half to lead the Lions to a 20-0 halftime marpin. D.mitl went m for the first score with 4:25 remaininj; m the first period and Redwines came with 2:07 remaining The Lions catne back again as though they were holding the Mornirl side team personally responsible for the X■ar Between the States and continued their hard driving offensive attack. The first team played only a few minutes after the half and it took them only three plays to score with Redwine going over from 59 yards out. Godsey added the extra point and the Lions led 27-0. Gene Sanderson scored the fifth touchdown for the Florcme Staters about midway of the fourth quarter M.ix HurlcMin unuirkcd a 36-yard aerial from his tailback slot that Sanderson took in on the marker Mosley ' s attempt for the extra point w.is no good and Florence was out front 33-0. STATISTICS First Downs 15 Yards Gamed Passing 103 Yards Rushing 100 Passes Attempted 32 Passes Completed 11 Passes Intercepted by 1 Fumbles 4 Fumbles Lost 4 Yards Penali -cd 100 The final toudulown came with only three minutes remaining in the contest David Bevis broke through the Maroons ' line on his own 21 and the fullback outran everybody for ' ' 9 yards and a Lion touchdown. Joe Mosley split the uprights on the extra point try and the Lions led 40-0. Extra points for the nighl Mosley. and Harold Graham vere kicked by Bill Godsey (2), Jo jm m AND MAKES A SHADOW OF GOVS AUSTIN PEAY FLORENCE STATE 7 6 0—13 7 13 13 7—40 COFFEE STADIUM, FLORENCE. November 16 — A sloppy field wasn ' t any obstacle tonight as the locals exploded with another great offensive effort and routed the Austin Peay Govs., 40-13 at Coffee Stadium. The victory marked the fifth of the campaign for the Lionmen. Midway of the opening quarter, the Lions got into business for the first time. Seven plays were needed to move the pigskin 67 yards and the big one was Redwine ' s pass to Billy Lumpkin that went from the Florence 3.3 to Austin Peay ' s 17. All told the play covered 50 yards. With a first at the 17, Carroll Daniels bulled the middle to the seven. Daniels came over the right side for a first on the four. Three plays later the Athens fullback shot into the end zone and Bill Godsey shot the seventh point through the uprights with 6; 10 left in the quarter. J. LARRY YANCEY Redwine added nine and three for a first and Carroll Daniel raced for 46 to the four. The Athens speedster was nearly clear before the last man got him. On an attempted pass, Redwine found his receivers covered and then rammed into the end zone for the TD. Godsey split the uprights for a 27-13 score. The Lions used eight plays for another touchdown. Burleson and Larry Yancey were the big guns and Meeks went in from the one for the TD. Burleson and Gene Sanderson combined for the last effort — a 14-yard aerial that was a mixture of pass and run. The Lionettes began a parade through town. The Lions took the kickoff after the Govs had scored and re- turned for another touchdown. Whitsett returned from the four to the 19 and from here it took 14 plays to move 81 yards. Meeks went in from the one on a QB sneak. Godsey was true again and the Lions held a 14-7 advantage with 11;19 left. The Govs came back with Cunningham Crow pushing over on four and one, but the point attempt was blocked by Lumpkin. Daniels, Redwine, Whitsett, and Lumpkin teamed to furnish the next drive from the FSC 13. Redwine went eight for the score. Mosley ' s placement was low. The Lions lost little time in getting back in business in the third period. Bill Lumpkin set it up as he recovered Crow ' s loose ball at the 38 of Florence. STATISTICS Austin Peay First Downs 11 Yards Rushing 148 Passes Attempted 9 Yards Gained Passing 47 Passes Completed 2 Passes Intercepted by Fumbles Lost 2 Fumbles 3 Punting Average 33.1 Lumpkin gets loose for a touchdown. ■■— TO SHINE FOR FIVE STRAIGHT AS TIGERS FALL. LIVIXCSTOX STATF. ri.ORI NT I STATr COFFEE STADUM. FLORENCE. November 22 — Tailback Jack Rcci«inc. playing harJIy half the game, rushed 192 yards and passed t} more to lead the Florence Stale Lions to a 47-7 triumph over the Livingston Statesmen in the final game of the season for both teams here Saturday. Thus gaining 23 of Florences yards for the day. Red- wine wound up only six yards shy of Brub Hamiltons all-time Lion record of 1)44 yards set in 1955. Redwine averaged 14 yards per carry on-eighl carries His one pass completion, a 4Vyard shot to End Bill Lumpkin, set up Florences first store at the Livingston 10 in the opening moments of the first period From there. Redwine opened the Lion parade of touchdown making, with a 10-yard right end run. Winpbaik Bill Godscy. who kicked three points after touch- down ' ., fiot the- next score on a 71 -yard reverse play In the second pcTKnl. Fullh.uk Larry Yancey counted on an 8)yard run and Vi ' ingback Gene Sanderson on a sixyard reverse play, after a n-yard pass from Tailback Max Burleson to Lumpkin set the tally Daniel goes to the Livingston STATISTICS U.St Florence First Downs 13 13 Yards Rushing 134 444 Yards Passing 171 140 Passes Attempted 24 9 Passes Completed . 12 9 Passes Had Intercepted 1 Fumbles 3 2 Fumbles Lost 1 I Yards Penalized 5 30 Punting Average 21 }7 Redwine raced 53 yards to set up Florences only third period score. Fullback Carroll Daniel got it on a 2-yard plunge, and Harold Grahams second PAT of the day made it 55-0 Wingback Bcarl Whitsett, on a 10-yard play, and End Bill Dickinson, on a 37-yard pass from Tailback Billy Joe Colvin wrapped up Florence scoring in the final period. Livingston s score came in the final 36 seconds. Halfback Neil Hale piling in from the one on an 85-yard drive against Florener ' s third team. Bob Pritchett ' s kick made it 47-7. Mceks looks for running room on a short gain. i SPORTS SNAPS . . . : sj ivj i Tlic pi Lio V tliat put Phillips uut f 1 punters; Bevis, Graharr • r the season . Daniel, and Buries, n t 9 . 9 ?5 ' i » ■ " ft 4» rvf ; ' il l -r- r ■Ju. 4kJ - M W il J - i Godsev after a Buccaneer BILL DICKINSON REX RAYFIELD Larry Gram slides with a run 256 One of the best ways to show the suacss of th is with a pictur e of one of our most ' prizcd products, Harlon Hill Hill, siihc gome to the Chicaco Bears professional tfcatn.liaS won such honors as All-Pro. Rookie of .1 Y «»_-. »r-l .11 Ml J .1 l:_ Tl .. fV ..!... U :. ck.....n knm in iMt y , c stao. HalSisson. left, and Earl Gri! " FLORENCE STATE IS MIGHTY LUCKY TO BE SITUATED IN SUCH A WONDERFUL PLACE LIKE FLORENCE AND THE OTHER TRI- CITIES. THE COLLEGE ISN T THE ONLY THING THAT HAS UNDERGONE AN AMAZ- ING CHANGE IN THESE LAST FEW YEARS! " " THESE NEW AND FANCY MODERN BUILDINGS GOING UP ALL OVER THE PLACE BEAT ANYTHING I ' VE EVER SEEN AND FROM ALL APPEARANCES IS ONLY BEGIN- NING. WHY, I HARDLY EVEN RECOGNIZE THE AREA ON LEE HIGHWAY, THE CHANGE HAS BEEN SO DRASTIC IN THE LAST FOUR YEARS! " " THIS GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT HAS MADE THE TRI-CITIES AREA A VERITABLE SHOPPERS PARADISE AND FROM WHERE I STAND THAT REALLY STANDS IN GOOD WITH THE COLLEGE STUDENTS. " " INDUSTRY IS THE PRIME FACTOR OF ALL THE PROSPERITY BEING ENJOYED BY THIS AREA AND THE NUMBER AND SIZE OF THE INDUSTRIES ARE SOMETHING TO BE PROUD OF. " " OH, I COULD GO ON LIKE THIS ALL DAY, BUT LET ME SAY THAT THE FOLLOW- ING SECTION OF THE DIORAMA SHOWS ONLY THE " VERY BEST ' PEOPLE AND I WANT TO URGE EVERY ONE OF YOU TO SHOW YOUR APPRECIATION BY PATRONIZ- ING THEM EVERY CHANCE YOU GET. " m ADVERTISERS STUDENT DIRECTORY FACULTY DIRECTORY SUBJECT INDEX FLORENCE STATE COLLEGE OFFERING B.S. AND BA. DEGREES AND THE M.A. DEGREE IN EDUCATION MAJOR AREAS OF UNDERGRADUATE SPECIALIZATION: Art. Eng- lish, Social Science, Foreign Language, Biology, Chemistry, Elementary Education, Healt h and Physical Education, Mathematics, Music, Home Economics, Business Administration, Business Education, and Secretarial Science. MAJOR AREAS OF GRADUATE SPECIALIZATION: Elementary Edu- cation, Secondary Education, and School Administration and Supervision. BEAUTIFUL CAMPUS, comfortable dormitories, and wholesome cam- pus life. A degree from Florence State is acceptable for graduate study and for admission to engineering, medical, dental and other professional schools. FULLY ACCREDITED: Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools: National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education. 260 ' T lpIirn.J n4. .)AA4. .rij.if M}nv HOME OF PIG-N-POKE FSTC ' S Favorite Hangout Court Street THE FIRS! OFF 262 I North Florence Branch RS NATIONAL BANK C FLORENCE THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF FLORENCE Extends Its Best Wishes to the Class of 1958 Compliments DEPARTMENT OF UTILITIES City of Florence, Alabama ELECTRICITY DEPARTMENT GAS DEPARTMENT Board of WATER AND SEWER COMMISSIONERS of the City of FLORENCE, ALABAMA 264 OGEI Lii Congratulations and Best Wishes to the Class of ' 58 From ROGERS NORTH ALABAMA ' S LARGEST STORE We Invite you to make our store your headquarters while you are downtown . . . for shopping . . . resting ... or meeting your triends. All our facilities are at your service. Use our telephone for local calls. Let us checl your parcels FREE of charge. That ' s ROGERS for you — friendly, helpful, obliging. Owned and operated by three generations of Rogers. Compliments of RICHARDSON LUMBER CO. 406 East Tennessee St. FLORENCE, ALABAMA OTTO SPEAKE ' Where College Men Like to Shop ' ED ' S BAR-B-Q F.S.C. ' S New Hangout Home of the Delicious " Kwickie " 123 W. Tuscaloosa Florence MUSCLE SHOALS THEATRES Florence, Sheffield, Tuscumbia Athens 266 THE OWL ' At the 1240 Spot on Your Dial THE BRIGHTEST SPOT ON YOUR DIAL " Florence, Alabama I Hi _ Hfti ■ ■■■ " ■ l H ■ 1 Mi%4_ i " ' NORWOOD GRILL Steaks, Chops, Chicken, Sandwiches 5:00 A.M.— 12:00 Midnight 1132 N. Wood Phone AT 2-9878 ANDERSON NEWS COMPANY Sports Headquarters for the Districf Florence Alabama VERBON JONES ELECTRIC CO. 113 East Tombiqbee St. Florence, Alabama Youngstown Kitchens Westinghouso Appliances Sales and Service BELK HUDSON Sheffield flnd FIcyoncf u GABEL ' S The Finest in Ladies ' Apparel 320 N. Court Street Florence Alabama CLIFFORD MARKS BARBER SHOP Five Barbers to Serve You Open Dally 6:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. 2202 Chislom Rd. Florence josM 1 Hjil J L Mj 1 1 1 1 IB r, Iffahfc " ■■ ' « - H m itJ ' " . ig H HIBBETT SONS Everything for the Sportsman 212 South Court Floronco BOSTON CHRISTIAN Wholesale Produce 619 E. Tcnn. St. Horcnce Complimen+s SOUTHERN SASH Quality Building Materials FLORENCE SHEFFIELD HUNTSVILLE Compliments WVNA Station of the Day 1590-5000 Watts TUSCUMBIA ALABAMA ALABAMA -TENNESSEE NATURAL GAS COMPANY ' Serving the Tennessee Valley ' FLORENCE. 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For the Cutest CO-ED Clothe; on CO-ED Budgets It ' s Always 3 !UaS 3Tnes Class and Feature Pictures by DAN GLENN STUDIO Portraits — CommorcidI PHONE AT 2 1051 WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE Everything for the Automobile DOWNTOWN FLORENCE THE SHERWIN-WILLIAMS 202 South Pine Street FLORENCE, ALABAMA Compliments of A FRIEND Florence Alabama EARUNE ' S Ladies ' Wear 305 North Court Street NORWOOD AND JOY-LAN THEATRES Always a Good Show ! 1.0R£NCE ALABAMA =iSIT0 mUQ ' CO ja LAIR DISTRIBUTING COMPANY Wholesale Suppliers Downtown Rorence WHORTON DRUG STORE Seven Points Shopping Center Nor+li Florence 273 H FLORENCE OFFICE The Bank With a Thought to the Future SHEFFIELD OFFICE TUSCUMBIA OFFICE OF DECATUR Around the Corner from Anywhere (Tfadnation — an event no student ever forgets. Refreshment is always in order to celebrate the occasion. So, have a Coke. Coca-Cola just naturally goes with never- to-be-forgotten times. And (]oca-Cola is always just around the corner from any- where. It belongs with happy nnoments and friendly living. 3 • OTTIIO UNOtR AUIMOIITY Of »H COCA COIA COMPANf PAPER INDEPENDENT FISH CO. CHEMICAL INC. SUPPLY CO. Birmingham, Alabama SHEFFIELD ALA. Distributors of Paper Products and Sanitary Supplies " Fish protein is 90 percent digestible and contains all the amino acids re- quired for growth and maintenance of weight. Eat sea foods for figure control. " GOLDEN FLAKE FLAV-0-RICH POTATO CHIPS DAIRIES Grade " k " • Pasteurized and Homogenized Milk ALABAMA ' S OWN Phone AT 2-8251 FLORENCE, ALABAMA 276 hiviir.!! :HiJiiTiiiniir k) f Compllmen+s of REYNOLDS METALS COMPANY LISTER HILL, ALABAMA mnmm Mh TRI-CITIES CAR DEALERS ASSOCIATION MUSCLE SHOALS, ALABAMA Fforence CAMPBELL MOTORS Ford FOOT AUTO CO. Oldsmoblle — Cadillac KILLEN MOTORS . Dodge — Plymouth MclNTYRE BUICK, INC. Buick TOM SMITH CHEVROLET CO., INC Chevrolet JENKINS WAYNE MOTORS, INC. Lincoln — Mercury WILCOXSON MOTORS Chrysler — Plymouth HARRfSON-WHITE PONTIAC CO. 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Phone AT-2-0351 FLORENCE. ALABAMA THE FLORENCE TIMES THE TRI-CITIES DAILY Dedicated to the Interests of the People of the Muscle Shoals District FLORENCE SHEFFIELD j WESTERN AUTO ASSOCIATE STORE Complete Line of Auto Accessories R. J. McKELVEY, Owner 7 Points Shopping Center FLORENCE ALABAMA 282 Compliments of TOM WATKINS ELECTRIC Good Wiring Doesn ' t Cost IT PAYS 310 N. Pine St. Phone AT-2-6741 li SOI MEADOW GOLD DAIRY 313 North Seminary Street FLORENCE, ALABAMA Phone AT 2-4363 O ' STEEN TILE MARBLE CO. 129 East Tombigbee Street FLORENCE, ALABAMA Phono AT 2-1532 PEPSI-COLA BoHlers of Pepsi-Cola and Bireley ' s Flavors Phone EV 3-2842 SHEFFIELD, ALABAMA THE SHANTY RESTAURANT We Serve BREAKFAST — LUNCH — DINNER Clubroom Available for Banquets Steaks — Seafoods — Barbecue BROADHEAD ' S Furniture — Rugs — Appliances 208 E. Tenn. St. Florence, Ala. Phone AT 2-671 1 ZALE JEWELRY CO. 106 North Court Street FLORENCE, ALABAMA KING-NANCE INSURANCE COMPANY 123 East Mobile FLORENCE, ALABAMA Phone AT 2-2431 Compliments of ROBERT ' S SHOE FIXRY Robert ' s Fannliy Has Been in Shoe Business for Over 150 Years NORTHSIDE FLORIST " We Sell the Blooming Things " Flowers for All Occasions 109 Howell St. AT 2-3622 MEMBER F.T.D.A. Compliments of P. N. HIRSCH CO. FLORENCE and TUSCUMBIA DARBY ' S TEXACO STATION ALVIN AND O ' STEEN DARBY 402 S. Court St. Phone At-2-6272 FLORENCE, ALABAMA Since 1853 MILNER ' S DRUG STORE W. H. CROMWELL, Prop. The Rexall Store FLORENCE, ALABAMA SHUMAKE-POSEY " Good Furniture — Priced Right " 122 E, Tr.nn. St. Flomncr. ALABAMA OIL COMPANY Wholesale Distributors of QUALITY PETROLEUM PRODUCTS Phono At-2-3523 FLORENCE, ALABAMA ' southern INC. Compliments of GLAD-BETH SHOPPE Ladies ' Ready-to-Wear 209 Montgomery Avenue SHEFFIELD, ALABAMA 283 CAMPUS INN F.S.C. ' S Times Square Just the Place for Good Food and Conversation Phone In Come In AT 2-99 PIG TRAIL DRIVE-IN Cater to Parties and Picnics FRANK AND ELMA 619 South Court Street Phone At-2-9923 Florence Compliments of GOODYEAR STORE South Court Street FLORENCE ALABAMA MODERN FLORIST " Flowers Speak Thoughts That Words Cannot Express " Phone AT 2-3247 DOWNTOWN FLORENCE POOLE ' S HOUSE OF FLOWERS 3508 Jackson Hlway Between Sheffield and Florence FLORENCE LUMBER COMPANY Building Materials FLORENCE, ALA. Phone At-2-0551 CULPEPPER BAKERY ' Best in Town for Party Decorations and Wedding Calces " Court Street Florence H. RYAN Appliances and Furniture MAYTAG — HOTPOINT — KELVINATOR NABOR ' S SUPERMARKET " Meet Your Neighbors at Nabor ' s " NORTH FLORENCE TOM CARRIGAN ' S BARBER SHOPPE Professional Barbers to Cut Hair Like You Want It 104 N. Seminary Florence, Alabama Compliments of LANDERS OFFICE SUPPLY CO. SHEFFIELD ALABAMA TOOF PRINTING AND STATIONERY CO. 216 North Court Street FLORENCE ALABAMA S. Court St. Florence RYAN PIANO CO. 207 East Tennessee Florence Phone At-2-l88l Compliments of FRANK FURNITURE CO. 1157 North Wood Ave. North Florence Phone AT 2-7134 FLORENCE SEED FEED CO. Flower Seeds and Bulbs, Plant Foods, Pet Supplies, Insecticides H. S., W. S., AND H. S. JR., WIGGINS BEST WISHES TO THE CLASS OF 1958 HERMAN K. LONGSHORE Judge of Probate (Ex-Offlcio Chdirman of Commissioners Courf) ESTES FLYNT Tax Assessor J. EARL ROMINE SheriH WEAVER FUQUA, JR. Tax Collecfor CHAS. EDGAR YOUNG Circuit Court Clerk ALLEN THORNTON Superintendent of Education Compiiments of PUTTEETS PHARMACY Phone AT 2-5661 412 N. Seminary Florence Compliments of CITY DRUG STORE Tennessee Street FLORENCE ALABAMA THE GRIFFIN CO. FLORENCE, ALABAMA SHEFFIELD. ALABAMA STRICKLAND LUMBER CO. Phono At-2-32ll East College Street FLORENCE ALABAMA TROWBRIDGES Ice Cream and Sandwich Bar ' FLORENCE Compliments of CLARK-HELLARD Insurance and Real Estate FLORENCE ALABAMA Compliments of HENSLEY LUMBER COMPANY CHISHOM R. FLORENCE VANITY BEAUTY SHOP CfllUwfly BIdq Wfllnut .». Lucy Mnbcl Mflrthrtll. Owner Phonp AT 2 9402 Florencp COX RECORD BOX Records of All Kinds 7 Pointt Shopf FlORENCt B THE BOOTERY I I I North Court Street FLORENCE. ALABAMA KAYES 120 North Court Street FLORENCE ALABAMA TENNESSEE VALLEY LAUNDRY AND DRY CLEANERS Laundry Rug Cleaning Dry Cleaning EAST TENN. ST. FLORENCE Compliments STANFIELD ' S TIN SHOP 101 South Royal Ave. FLORENCE ALABAMA Compliments J. C. PENNEY CO. COURT ST. FLORENCE IN APPRECIATION One of our more pleasant tasks this year is the expression of siiKere appreuatioii to those friends without whom the 19 ' H DIORAMA could never have been. We say, simply, " thanks " ' to: The Tavlor Publishing Company for such whole-hearted co- operation on their part . . . especially for the wonderful job of printing . . . and to all their staff and workers who have done their best . . . To Dan Glenn Studios for the remarkable and superior job of feature and class photo- graphs which have enhanced our book so much. Our thanks also go to Studio for the extra photos and publicity coverage they helped us obtain free of charge . . . To all the local people, merchants, and friends who helped us in carrying out the Diorama Beauty Contest and the Talent Show and the publicity during the year . . . The college administration and business staff for their much needed help and counsel . . . To our sponsor. Mr. Nelson Van Pelt, and staff photographer, Kenneth Cochran, and many others who contributed their valuable time and abilities to this book . . . And, vou, the student body, for your faith and willingness to provide the necessary sup- port and capital . . . And, last, but certainly not least, the firms and folks whose advertisements filled the necessary gap in funds that made this book possible . . . they are your sincere friends . . . May we again say to those mentioned above, you have our heartfelt thanks. THr ,STAI T PS. The staff would also like to thank ' ole Turris ' for his home-spun narration. SUBJECT INDEX Page " A " Company 182 ACS 214 Administrators 50, 51 Advertisers 257-287 Alpha Chi 204 Amphitheatre 17 Art Center 32 Art Department 48 ASEA 202 Audio Visual Center 33 " B " Company 183 Band 213 Baseball 226-229 Basketball 228-237 Beauties 1 54-161 Beta Beta Beta 199 Bibb Graves Hall 20-21 Board of Education 12 BSU 208 BSU Center 33 Business Department 47 " C " Company 184 Canterbury Club 209 Cheerleaders 243 Chorale 210 Conservation Club 198 Contents 5 Convocations 112, 113 " D " " Company 185 Day Students 134, 135 Dedication 14 Diorama Staff 188, 189 Diorama Talent Show 149 Drama Department 36, 37 " E " Company 186 Education Department 38, 39 English Club 203 English Department 36, 37 " F " Club 114, 115, 214 Flor-Ala Staff 190, 191 Florence, City of 8, 9 Florence Hall 29, 132, 133 Football 244-256 Foreword 10 Freshman Class 82-90 Friendliness, Mr. and Miss 171 FSC, Mr. and Miss 162-165 Gymnasium 33 Hall of Fame 172, 173 History of School 7 Homecoming 136, 137 Homecoming Royalty 166-169 Home Economics Club 201 Home Economics Department 44 Page Inter-Presidents Council 196 Junior Class 68-73 Kappa Delta Pi 197 Kappa Mu Epsilon 215 Keller Hall 23, 124, 125 Keller Key 170 Kilby Training School 27 Kitchen Delta Pie 215 Languages 36, 37 Leadership Retreat 145 Library 24 Library Science Department 38, 39 Lionettes 212 Majoretttes 242 Math and Pre-Engineering 46 May Day II6, 117 Military Science Department 43 Music Department 49 Newman Club 209 O ' Neal Hall 22, 130, 131 Physical Education Club 200 Physical Education Department 45 Powers Hall 30, 126, 127 Presidents Home 31 Provost Corps 180, 181 Psychology Department 38, 39 Rehearsal Club 216 REW 143 Rogers Hall 25 R. O. T. C. Band 187 Royal Court 164, 165 Science Department 40, 41 Senior Class 56-67 Sigma Sigma Kappa 202 Sigma Tau Pi 205 Snapshots 92-151 Social Science Department 42 Sophomore Class 74-81 Speech Center 33 Speech Department 36, 37 Sports - 218-259 Staff 52, 53 Striplin Hall 28 SGA 192, 193 Tennis 223-225 Turris Fidelis Awards 170 Ushers Club 211 Wesleyan Hall 18, 19 Wesley Fellowship 207 Westminster Fellowship 206 Who ' s Who 174, 175 Willingham Hall 26, 128, 129 W. S. G. A 195 Y. W. C. A 194 FACULTY INDEX Achorn, Frank P . 16 Adams. Mrs. M. M., 39 Allen. Crawford W.. 1} Anderson. Mrs. J. P.. 52. 215 Arehart. C. M.. 50 Arnett. Mrs. Grady, .38 Bennett. Dr. T. L. Billin ham. Edmond, 45, 230. 232 Bivens. Miss Dorothy. 52. 215 Blowers. S;;t. Tom H.. 181 Boes. Orvillc F.. 17 Brock. Hoyt M.. 38. 51 Bunn, Richard, 52 Burch, Walter G., 10, 211 Burdge, Mrs. Roper L., 52 Burns. Mrs. Melville. 52 Butler. T. O. Christenson. Wayne. 19. 221 Clark. Mrs. Viola. 12. 37 Cooper. Mrs. C. C. 37 Corrigan, Philip A.. 46 Cox, Miss Barbara. 52 Cox, Miss Ila, 39 Cox. Rev. James. 42 Cresap, Bernarr, 42. 202 Culmer. Miss Orpha, 16, 245 Davis. W. L., 39 DeLoach, Will S., 40 Dent, Mrs. Mabel, 52 DeWitt, Abel F., 5 1 Dickerson, Z. S., 47, 205 Dickerson, Mrs. Mildred, 14 Dickison, Roland B., 36. 22 3 Elder. H. W. English. H. J. 52 Evans. Edward H.. 42 Finley, John. Jr.. 39 Flowers. H. A.. 45. 50. 220. 221 Floyd. H. H. 10, 221 Forney, Miss Katherine, 39 Fuller, R. C, 51, 221 Gasper, Louis, 12 Gemmingen. Mrs. Sigmund von, 40 Gibbens, George H., 45 Glasgow, Mrs. Helen, 13 Glasscock, J. Noel, 12 Glenn, Mrs. W. H., 52 Graham, William A., 50. 215 Gravlee. Miss Pauline. 50, 196 Griffin, Miss Martha L, 52 Haddock, Miss Maud, 42 Harding. Miss Mildred, 19 Harper, Mrs. Mabel, 52 Harvey, Henry, 37. 40 Henderson. Miss Edith. 52 Hershcy, Arthur L., 41, 198 Hickman. N. W.. 42 Hoffmcister, Mrs, George. 47 Holland. John W. 41 Holt. Mrs. William J.. 52 Hudson. Mrs. Robert. 46, 215 Huff, C. Fulton. 44, 206 Huff. Mrs. C F.. 44. 206 Ingram, Mrs. Nell, 52 Johnston, Albert, 3 ' ' . 203 Jones, A. D., 46 Jones, Mrs. Walter B . 3 Knight, Mrs. Essie, 53 Lancaster, Dallas, 42, 202 Ledbetlcr, Miss Vaudinc. 53 Lcntz, Mrs. Shannon S.. 5 3 Lesch, Sgt. Ludwig, 13. 181 Lewis, Miss Sarah, 39 Lott. Mrs Sudie, 53 Lowry, Miss Donie May, 39 McAdams, Miss Laura Jean, 39 McCrory, Mrs. Roy McElheny, W. T., 51, 193 McFarland. Mrs W. F„ 53 McGee, Earl W., 42 Mcllrath, W. J., 39 Maness. Mrs. George H., 12 Martin, Billy, 41 Masterson, Mrs. Earl 47 Matis, Edward, 3 Matthews, Miss Helen, 15. 200. 209 May, Harold S.. 53 Merrill. Col. Phillip W.. 43 Miller, Miss Dorothy, 39 Mitchell. Mrs. J. I.. 48 Moore. Miss Ellen. 47 Neal. Miss Julia. 37. 203 Norton. E. B., 1 1 Parker, Mrs. Floyd, 46, 215 Peacock, Otis L., 50 Peacock. Mrs. Otis L.. 53 Perkins. Maj. Tom J., 43 Porter, Mrs. Hugh G.. 49 Randall, Miss Mary Jo. 208 Rasch. Mrs. Charles. 44. 201 Reeder. R. Linden. 53 Rice, Sgt. John W.. 43 Ricker. Sgt. Elmer J.. 13. 181 Rodman. John R.. 37 Rodman, Mrs. John R.. 1 ' Schmitt, Miss Fannie. 38 Scott. William C. Jr., 46 Self, H. H., 244. 221 Sharp. Robert K.. 3 Shcpard. Miss Gladys. 3 ' Smith. Mrs. Ralph. 39 Snyder. Ernest E . 1 1 Sparks. Miss Pearl, 5 1 Stevens. Roy S . P. 201, 221 Steven.s. Mrs. Roy S.. 53 Terry. George W.. 5 3 Terry. Mrs. Huldah. 53 Tipton. Mrs. W R . 53 Turner. Lt. Kelly C. 43, 181, 238 Tuthill, Miss Corinne. 18 Vance, Miss N.incv Coc, 15 Wailc, William H.. 39 Walker. Mrs. Hcnrv. 5 Ward. Capl Hynum. H. 181 Weeks. George. I " !. 2 1 . 221 Wilson. Mrs Cclia. 4 1 Winn. J N . A ' Woodward. W B . W Yoklcv. Paul. 41. 190 STUDENT INDEX Abston. John Danley, 7 Adock. Sylvia Ann. 82 AddiogtoD. Margaret. E. Aderboll. Betlv Fay, 74. 199 Adkins. Janan Frances, 210 Adkins. Marline Dale. 82. 189. 205. 158. 154. 212. 140 Agee. Betty Joyce. 74 Akin. Doyle Jackson. 68. 198 Albers, Jerry Paul. 74. 207 Albright. Virgle Larry Alexander, Jimmy Lee. 74. 213 Allday. James Vaughn Allen, Carolyn Ellen. 74 Allen. Jimmy Almon. 82 Allen. Lyle Roger Allen. Sara Anita. 82 Ammons. David Claude. 68, 180. 200 . nderson. Bobby Gene. 74 - nder9on. James Edward Andrews. Bobby Louis. 56 Andrews, Merle Franklin Angel, Shelby Jean, 74, 188 Ardis, Jimmie Darrell, 56, 210, 211 Arnold, Buford Charles. 68 old. Cha, S.. 74 Arnold. Ernest Eugene Artis. Betty Ann. 68. 191, 164. 166 Ashley. Myra Cayle. 74. 199. 207 Aston, George O ' Neal August, Ann, 199 Austin. Shelba Selena, 56 Aycock, Harold Eugene. 74 wis Frank. 68. 198 Bailey, Ralph W. Baker. Barbara Jolene. 74 Baker. Betty Sue. 74, 199, 208, 215 Baker, George Jesse. 74 Baker, James Freeman, 68 Baker. Norris Wyatt Balch. Billy Wayne, 82 Balch. James Villard, 74 Balenline. John L., 200 Ball, Charles Ball, Jane Pennington, 75 Ball, Walt Nelson, 75. 226. 229 Banks. Mary Eleanor. 75. 189 Barber. Edith Ann. 197 Barber, Louise, 68, 207 Barr, Marilyn Janyce, 82 Barrett. William Morris. 179, 214, 244 Bartletl. Jimmy Joe. 68 Barton. Donald A.. 68 Batchelor, Betty Rita, 82 Batchelor, Jack E.. 75 Bayles. Mary Jean, 75, 189. 210 Beard. Niles N. Beasley. James Elton, 56 Beauchamp, James Rex, 75 Beavers, Bonnie Nell, 68 Beck. Charles E., 68 Beck, Joyce, 75, 200, 208, 210 Beck, Louise E., 68 Beem, William Spurell Beggs, Howard Lee Behel, Audrey Jean, 82 Bell, Walter Scott. 82 Belue, Bobby Jerrell, 75, 210. 215 Belue. Edwin Franklin. 82. 210 Bendall. James C, 75. 244 Benfield. Earl Delano. 68. 244 Bennett. Donald Ralph Bentley. Betty B. Jordan. 82 Bentley. Tilman James. 56 Berrens, Mary Grace, 75, 209 Berry, Bobby D. Berry. Bonnie Jo. 82 Berry. Edward Lonnie Berry. Norman Donald Berry. Terry Gene Bevis, David Arnold, 82, 244, 247 Bevis. Leonard E. BiUingham. Frank M. Billingsley. Thomas Moore. 82 Bishop. Bobby Lynn Bishop. Ernest Latory Bishop. Mary Estell. 199, 68, 201. 202 Black. Thomas Roger, 75 Blackwell, Mildred Elaine, 57, 197, 201, 208 lair. Nancy Jane. 82. 193 lair. Rebecca Lou, 56, ] 171, 174 Blalock, Darrell Nix. 244 Bland. John Jackson. 82. 213 Blankeoship, Jack Gilbert. 57 Bobo. Cecil. 75 Bobo, Willis DeLano, 57. 199, 211 Bogle. McCoy Wayne Bohnstcdt. Robert Charles, 211 Bolding, Ruby Rowene, 57, 199 Boling, Dan Eugene, 68, 200 Bolton. Gene Ray, 82. 198 Bolton. Nancy Carolyn. 82 Bone, James Ralph Boone, Raymond Daniel, 82, 206, 213 Boone, William F., 57, 179, 187. 206, : Borden, Gilbert B. Bostick. Sarah Patricia, 69, 205 Bowen, Joseph Brantson, 82 Box, Mary Ann, 75, 154 Boyd, Jacqueline Louise. 75 Bozeman, James Randall, 69 Bradford, James William, 75 Bradford, Mane, 75, 215 Bradley, Bernardean, 75 Bradley. Herbert Young Brakefield. Glenda Ann. 82 Branscome. David H. Branyon. Marilyn. 82. 159, 154, 169, 1 Braswell. Celia Ann. 75 Bras. C.. 57 well. Brewer. Larry E.. 69. 198 Bridges. Clyde Edward. 57. 214. 226 Briggs, Gerald Thomas Brocato. Patricia Ann. 69 Brock. Richard Milton. 68. 208 Brock, Wanda Jo. 82 Brock, Emerson Stanley Brooks, Roy Edward, 69 Brotherton, Robert C, 82 Brown. Barbara June. 69 Brown. Frank T.. 69 Brown. Harold Lloyd Brown. Hazel Bayles Brown. Ida Yvonne. 75 Brown. Martha Harriette. 83 Bruce. Charles DeLane. 83 Bryan. Charles David. 83 Bryan. Loy Nell. 83. 207 Buchanan. James D. Buettner. James Earl. 83 Bueltner. Louis Edward Buff, Max LaDon, 179 Buffalo, Jacquelin Faye Buigas, Rodolfo Alberto, 209 Bull, Mary Jo, 83, 201 Bullington, Carolyn, 199, 69, 196, 203. 205 Bulman, Horace Brewster, 83, 210. 239 Burgess. Jorene Lillian. 83. 212 Burks. Charles Thomas Burleson. James Max. 244. 253. 227. Cabler, James Robert Cagle, Charles Gerald, 83 Cahoon, Raymond Barkley, 213 Caldwell, J. Frank, 83 Calvert. Sandra Rose. 212 Camp. Billy Joe. 74. 190. 205. 207 Campbell. Barbara Jean. 69, 201, 21 Campbell, Beatrice Coggin Campbell. James Walker Campbell, John T., 69, 204 Campbell, Larry B., 83 Campbell, Thomas Haskel Can aid Wayne, 213 Carpen er, Frank Masterson Carpenter, Glenn D. Carroll Barbara Anne Carrulb , Charles Merrill, 57. 204 Carter. Carolyn Lee, 69, 189, 212 Carter, Edward L., Jr., 69, 210 Carter, Elizabeth Anne, 57 Carter. Leah Ann, 199, 83 Carter, Carter, Ronnie Lee, 83 Carter, Wandell. 83 Carter, Welton R. Cash, . ack Danley Cashior . Helyn Owsley Calhey John Ransom. 74. 210. 21 Caudle Paul L. Celenkoglu, Muslafd Cetinalp, Yalmiz Chaffin Sherrill Tipton rs, John Louis Chance Harriet Ann, 75 Chandler, Joe Bob Chandl er, Sherrill Love Chandl Chandl er. William Gerald Chapm n. Bobby Vaughn. 69 Charle . Shirley Wayne. 57. 193 Chasta n. Sue Ellen, 83 Christian, Thelma Jean, 75, 200, 210 Chilwood, William Donald, 69 Churchwell, Clint W., 57, 197 Wil Llemmons, Jane Ann, 57 Clemmons, Jimmy Dean, 205 Clemons, George David, 69 Clemons, James A., 69 Clendenian, John A. Cleveland, Gilbert R. Clifton. Floyd M.. 83 Coats. Ellis Howard 57 Cobb. Betty. 83 Cobb, Fidelia Rose, 199 Cobb, John Richard Cochran, Kenneth L,, 57. IT Cochran. Thomas G. B.. 57 Coffey. Dwight David. 82, IE Cofield, Billy Clay Colburn, Maxine, 57 Cole, Delores Del, 75 Cole, James Weldon, 83 Collier, Keith Melton Collins, Hosea Dean Colvin, Billy J., 57, 244 Compton, William Bernard Conner, Johnny Layfelte Allen, 75, Cook, Robert Perry Cook, Ronald Lester, 83 Cooper, Barbara Ann, 58 Cope, Wayne B. Copeland. Edward Letche Copeland. Mac Allen Copeland. William C. Jr. Corum. Susan Dean. 83 Cotton. Robert Haynes Cotton, Thomas Wayne. 56. 179, 182. 174. 214. 248 Couch. Alex T.. 59. 196. 205 I ' ebb. 59. 199. 202 Cox. Alice June. 83. 210 Cox, Bonnie Pounders Cox, Myra Ann, 76, 201, 212 Cox, Nancy Sue. 75. 199, 140 Cox, Thomas Clinton Craddock, Janet, 83 Crawford, Douglas Wayne, 69 Creel, Alyene W., 59 Crews, Virginia Ann, 76, 202 Crittenden, Jimmy Curran Crockett, Frances Carolyn, 76 Crockett, Jimmy Ray, 69. 215 Crow, Warner Jerol Crowe. Thomas H. Crump. John Cliffoi Dabbs. James Dallon. 59, 211 Daly, Marvin E., 198, 205 ' Angiolillo, Joseph C. Dan EliZE Daniel, Vesta Carroll, 69, 165, 221, 244. 247, 255 Danley. Donald Lee. 83 Darby, Jimmy Daniel Darcy, Richard Terry, 76, 211. 209 Davidson. Betty Jean, 76 Davidson, Doris Deanna, 213, 242 Davis, Billy Gene, 59 83 e Wallace, 69 Davis, James Harbart Davis, Kay, 83 Davis, Shelba Jean, 178, 180, 205 Dawson, Charles Lawrence Day, Lyle Richard Day, Margaret Josephine, 69 Day. Melba Jean. 83 Dean. Nancy Von Delano, Charles Austin Henr Dequi DeWitt. Patria F. Dexter. Charles E.. 179. Dial. Kenneth. 179. 207 Dickinson. Bill C.. 244 Dickson, Betty Sue Diggle, Marie Kathleen, Lee, Jr. Dobbins, Lula Lee, 76 Dodd. Donald Bradford, 84, 21 Dodds, Laura Elizabeth Dolan, Joyce B. Dollar, Jerry L., 59, 179, 215 Dollar, Neal Ray Dotson. Peggy Jo Douglass. Joe. 70. 179. 188 Douthitt. Robert Brown. 244 Dowdy. Harold D. Downing. William Richard. 59, Downs. Earl Wayne Douboise, Van Allen. 84 Duttey, Cora Sue, 84, 212 Dugger, Regina Jo, 70, 208 Dulanev, Jessie Thomas, 210 Eady, James Ray Eadv, Mary Ann, 8 Earnest, John M. Easley, Oscar Eldr Eaton. James Ellis. Edgar. Avelyn Chri Edgil. James Howard Edmondson. Stephen Rudolph Elkins. Jane Jackson. 84. 206 Elledge. Martha Mae Ellis. Chester V. Ellis. Frank E.. 58 Ellis. Paul Keith, 70 Ellwanger, Carol Louise, 76. 212 76. 205 Elvi, 84 Elmore. Grady Ray Elrod. Jimmie Lagrade. 58 Emmons. Norris Ralph. 84 Epperson. Tommy Morrell. 58. 202, 205 Esslinger, Estes. Charles Robert, 58, 199, 202 Etheredge, James Michael, 84 Etheredge, Martha Elizabeth, 70 . Carl Thomas, 84 ig, Ann Carolyn, 76, 188. 205. 213 , George Kenneth, 206 , Margaret Cecile, 76, 199 59, 214. 248 Faulkner. Charles Mitch. 84. Faulkner. Lawrence C. Feltman. Ross W., 76. 234 Filmore. Thomas Ronald Fitzgerald. Virginia Ann. 76, Fleming, Jo Ann, 76, 287 Fleming, Uton Avon Fleming, Willie L. Flippo Clilfnrd I.indell Flippo Rulu, Lonnie. 76 Flowc J. Tommy C. 202 Flo„l J.me. E.. 76 Klvint M.ry . nn. 70 Fo,l T Paul W.yoe Foster Willi.m J.. 70 Foul.. Jo,eph Thorn.. Fowirr . Carllon E. Fo»lrr . Ehubelh Ann »l. 212 Fowltr Lloyd C. 70. 214. 221 Fr.nki n. . llon R. Frcdet ck. Billy Cer.ld. 76 F„,dcr ck. Bobby Real. 58 Frederick. Ch.rle. L.. Jr.. 226. 2 Fredrr rk. Patricia Ann Frerm n. .Martha Ann. 84 Frid.v Thoma. Han.lord. 76 Fritt.. Luther Wayne From. lame. Eddie. 76. 234. 230 Fryc. illy R.. 70 Fuller. Uura Katharyne. M. 210 Cable. Dorothy Holli,. 181 Fullon Sandra Lee. »t. 207 C.ble. Thoma. E. Jon Tho 179 Gardner. Dorothy Jean. 76. 187. 21: Carci.. Gerald R.. SI Gamer. Walter Henry. 70 Camett. Jerry P.. 70. 214, 224. 223 Garnelt. Patricia Fike. 76. 210 Garrett. .Anne Sadler Garrett. Urry Morjan Garri.on. Bernice Chri.tine. S8 Gatlin. Thoma. Wayne Gentry. Betty Anne. 58. 199. 195. 19 173. 17» Georje. Alex L.. 58. 179. 196. 213. 215 Gibb.. Annette. i»l. 205. 207 Gib.on. Annita J.. 58. 199. 201 Gib.on. Harold Clayton. 76 Gilbert. Jerry D. 81 Gille.pie. Jame. D.. 70 Gi.l. Sara France.. 8t Cla.fow. Robert Moutlon Glascoir. Ro.. W. Gla... Ste GU..cnrk. Rebe 180. 205. 208 Mary Anne. 59. 190. God.ey. Jame. Mavi 216. 226. 227 214. 214. 215. Gonce. Mary Nell. 210 Conce. Robert Lowery. 81. 213 Gonaalei. Eduardo. 59 Cooce. Larry VirKil Coode. Cynthia Ruth. 81. 206 Coode. Martha Catherine. 70. 201. 206 Coode. Prttr Sue. 76 Goodwin. MarKaret Ann. 84 Couth. William Man.on Craben. Jacqueline. 7t. 193 Graham. Harold Daniel Graham. Patrick Edwin Crah.m. .Samuel Keith Graham. Tom M.. 70. 211 Crain«er, Charle, Edward. 68. 1%. 221 Gram. Utry E.. 226 Crammer. Howard Scott. 76 8t olyn , Pe Cteill. Edwardo CriHin. Ell. Jo. 76 Crillin. Umon Carlton. »l Crilli.. Kenneth Gerald. 81 Griff.. Edf.r Dowe. 76 GrifbT. Henry L.. Jr.. S» Cri.h.m! B. E.rl Cfi.ham. William H.. V). 2tl Gri.h.m. William Thorn.. Mae . Gullett. Jame, I.loyd. 213 Cullelt. Judith Patler.nn Gullett. William Sanlord. Cunnin. Ello. Gerald. 81 Cunter. Do cc Walf.n. 61 Guthrie. Robert M.Neil Cvori. Robert Alexander Hack.orth. Pauline G. Haeood. Wavne Franklin. llairrell. Edw.rd Eutcne. H..lr. Jr„, W Hall. Ho.ar.l Thorn... 77 Hall. Rich.rd W.ll.am. 81 Hamilton. Jame. no..ie. 8 Hamilton. Joe Fred. 77 Hamilton. Ruby Lee. 83 H.mmett. Hallord Wavne Hammond. Barbara Ann. ' H.mmon.. Eddie C. 70. 2 H.mpton. Sat.h Loui.e. 19.1. 197. 205. 207 Hanb.ck. Lin.ille Frederic H.ncock. J.me. Rich.rd. Hancock. Jo.nne Sim.. 70 Handley. Eddie Bruce , Johnnie Sue. 85. 201 Han Harsett. Hilroer L.. 61. 205 Hareelt. Jame. T.. 21 1. 244. 252 Hareelt. Jimmy T.. 61. 193 H.rcett. Peccy Jean. 199. 85, 213, 242 Harcett. Varina A.. 77 Harland. Betty Lou Harle... Lee Dillworth. 70 Harmon, Oatlier Win. ton Harper. Charle. Edwin. 90 Harper. George Scott. 198 H.,rper. Lartv Edward Harri.. J.me. Andrew, 85 Harri., J.me. Harold. 61, 193 Harri.. Vonda Jo. 77. 212 Harti.on. Barbara Ann. Si Harri.on. Edna Earle. 77. 212 Harrison. Ellie H.. 61. 24 1 Hart. William Shelby Harvev. Joanne Jolie. gS. 191 Hanille. Raymond Edward Hawk. Clara M.. 70. 197 Hawkin., Sammy Riley. 85 Hawkins. Waylon D.. 77 H.H. Cecily J.. 77. 210 Have.. Jaunice Gordon, 85 Havcood, Erneit Edward, 198, 61 Hearn, William Edward, 85 Heath, Betty Katherine, 85 Heidorn, Donald R., 85. 232. 230 Heidorn. Lucy Ryan. 70. 194, 196 Helton, Billy R.. 77 Henderson, Charles Hender.on. William R. Hendrick.. Herverl C. Jr., 207 Charle. E., 70, 205 .ler, Freddy Lee. John inch 8,1 190 M.ffie Mar 70 201 I ' el . Wyehe 85 Ann Crillin . Barry Ken net Billy B . 61 r.harle. Clif on. ».-. .Shirley Jean . E. 61 199, 197, 202 . «.llia m G rail . 60 llh. Jol n Be aulc rd. 85 213 lllo.e, «r.l n. 0. 311 213 , »l .. William Harold. 209 ..Nol. I.i.erne. K, re.. Tir.a June. 60 !e.. Vaufhn Richard. 85 omb. M.ry l.oui... 77 on. Lime, Ey...n. 77 Holm.n. -Shorter Thomi Holt. Beth. M.. 77. 202 Holt. Donald E . 70. 17 Holl. I.oree. M). 202 ll.dt, Maf% Alice. 70 Honevcutt. Charle. Wavi Honeycutt. Robert C. 7 Hood. Mary Virfinia. K. Hooie. Gwendolyn Faye. Hooie. Lavon Hooper. Georfe Hodfkin Horton. Jame. M.. 71 Hov.ler. Gerald Gaylon. 77. 198 Hovaler. Robert Worth. 85 Hovater. Zollie Ftaoklin. Jr. Howard. Cradv Dillard Howard. Katherine Penn. 71. 180. ; Howard. Phylli. M.e. 85. 201 Howell. Jerry W. Hubbard. Nettie Je.n. 71 Hiihbert. Charle. McConnell. 241 Hubbert. Samuel Earl. 85 Hiid.on. Gerald Blake. 77. 244 Hud. Jimmv Lee. 201 Hull. Richard Lane Hiimphrev, Eliiabeth Jean Hunt. Harrv Linden Hunt. Jame. L. Hunt. Richard Neil Hum. Vernon Edw.rd Hur.t, Anne C. 60 Hvche. Bobbv R. Hvde. Allen DeWltt. 77. 1M. 211 Incle. Charle. William. 77 Incle. Gerald Thurlow Inclericht. Ceorce Adam.. 85. 213 199. 203 I.om, Ford Ollir l.om. Jonel. 85 Jack.on. Al.in M. Jackson. Archie LeeRoy Jackson. Rillv Edward. 68 Jick.on. Brook. Allen. 71 Jack.on. Charle. Herbert. 180 Jack-.ui. Charles Ray. 179. 244 Jack.on. Donald Blake. 77. 210 Jack.on. Elirabeth Merceil. 85 Jack.on. Gerald Eufene. 85 Jack.on, Ucy M.. 60. 179, 201, 215 J.ek.,.n. Martha Gray. 85 Jack.on. Marv Helen Jack.on. Robert Loui.. 77 Jack.on Sarah Nell. 85 Jame.. Norman Terrace JeHrey.. Herm .nd Dwav ae Jenkin.. Julia Ann. 85 Jen.on. Janet Elaine. M. 181. 156. 1 151 John.on n.yid Hufh Henr Ell.rd. r.. 15 John,on Jame. Arthur. 60 John.on Jame. Medlock 83 201 J.nice K.thryn 85 !12 John.on Jimmv D.rwin J.din.on Joe We.. John.on M.li. .a lee John.on Rlrha rd Howar John.on Willi. m Dale. ■ John.lon . Bell Sue. 77. 19 106 303 Jone.. Barb.r. Sue, 77. 99. 203. 313 Jone,. J.me. R. Jone.. Jo.n Smit Jonr.. Johnnie M I,. Doo.ld Fd.aid. m ly. UVonne. 61. 305 out. Ted I... »:. 30» nble. Ben Frank nble. Willi, m C nbr..u(h. Willi, arol.n. 8 . IV). 301 Daniel. l, Lander.. John t. Urd. Peff. Jean. 67. 191. 3i: Uuderdale. L. C. Uwver. Glen. 63. 211. 311. 3 U-ler. Jo.ce Ann. 78. 211. Lawrence. Kenneth F,arl. 211 Lealh. Robert Byron I.edlow, Alton Reddinf Lee. Ann Collin.. 86 Lee. Hufh Sanlord Lent. Donald Clyde. 86 Leihcoe. Cer.ld E.. 179 Le.lie, Evelyn H., 61. 201 Leuon. William E. I.evine. Michael Cordon, 86. 211 Lewi.. Lucin.la nn. 71. 189. 216 Licon. Ell, Glenn, 78 Lind.a.. Mvtna. 86 Lind.e,. Jack Cla.ton. 61. 179 Llnd.ey. Ra.mond O ' Neal. 179 l.in.ille. Jame. Warren. 86 Lin.ille. Urrv Wayne. 86. 239 l.ip.comb. Bobby Rav. 86 Littleton. Barbara Jean Littleton. Donald William. IW. Uewell.n Dori. Al en Lofan. K nneih At ol Lone. Pecf, Ann Lonf.ho„ . Herman K Lope,. E elvn Ju.n la Lovelace. Nel. Llo, d Keni Mcllee. Bo.nal Eotene. 78. I3». McBtaver. IHiier J. McCallettv. Martha elma. IK. 1 1 McCain. Hebeeca U% ' elle. 86. 301. ; McCatlev. M.cV n.. •» Mct ' a.le.. William D. w«U.. 71 McCl.iei I illell -..,i.n. Jr . 1 M orkle. Ian. Ann. US M Do. II w ll„m K eiwp.. M live ,. Del I Aoi. -•. m M 1,11 D..i. IW.lh C.l |e . llovd |7 . U M (;e. n.oe lee M Ce. Bell. e K M r ». John Tho»,. »l Mclnnis, Walter Lee Mclntre. Ralph Rufus MrKee. Margaret Suzanne. 199. 63. 195. 194. 199. 202. 212 McKinney. Kenneth Harold McKnighl. Thomas Edwark McLaren. Virginia Ada, 63. 202 McLaughlin. Robert Charles McLeary. Ronnie Joe. 78 McLemore. Melvin Jackson. 78, 239 McMinn, Delia .Ann. 86 McMurry. Charles Otis, 78 McNeill. Arlevia Lucrelia, 63, 197, 199, 203 McNult. Maxie Faye. 86 McPeters. Nancy Sue. 86 McRae. Alan. 71. 209 McRae. Dorothy Sue. 86, 191. 209 McRight. Otis Paul Maddos. David Joe, 63 Maddox, Sam G. Malone, Bobby Arthur. 78 Mann. Frances S.. 78 Mansell. James Barry Manush. Norma Faye. 86 Mardis. Sarah Tidwell Marion. Frances C. 86. 209 Marion, Marlin Bailey Margquess. Ronald Edward. 86 Marsh. Belty Joann. 78. 212 Marshall. Carolyn Dorthula. 86 Marthaler. Mary Joan, 78 Martin. Betty Sue. 86 Martin, David Huston, 71, 2U. 244. 252 Marlin, Dottye L., 71, 212. 209 Martin. Franklin Dwight, 86 Martin, Jerome Calvin Martin, John Darnall, 68 Martin, Ronald Gene, 78 Martin, William Dean, 86 Masdon. Jimmy, 87 Massey. Dawn. 87 Masterson. Denford H.. 210 Masterson. Leia S. Masterson, Tom Ed, 87 Matthews, Charles F. Matthews, Eugene Francis, 62 Matthews. K. Thompson May, Martha Fay. 87 Maynor, Bobbie Nell, 199, 62, 188, 193. 201. 215 Mavo. Imogene. 78 Mays. Jack T. Meek. Ortis Donald. 78 Meek. Ted Lester. 78 Meeker. Ida Bell. 87. 215 Meeks, Riley Ray Meeks, Ronald C. 179. 62. 180. 214. 244, 250, 220. 253. 255 Mehrtens. Frederick John. 211. 215 Meier. Carl Gene Melson. Dee Ford. 62 Meredith. Ruth Burroughs Michael. Allison A. Miller, Barbara. 202 Miller. Betty Jean. 71, 207 Miller. Edward S. Miller. Gail Elaine. 87 Miller. George Robert. 62. 233. 230 Miller. James Loyal Miller. Robert Lee, 87 Mills, Deloris Jane. 56, 199, 193, 194, 196. 165. 174. 199, 203, 210, 243. 179, Minor, Barbara Je , 202 71. Minton. Vivian McClcallan. 87 Mitchell. Bobby O.. 71 Mitchell. Catherine Emelia. 62, i Mitchell. Edgar L. Mitchell, Howard B. Mitchell, Larry H., 198 Mitchell, Luther C. Mitchell, Robert Martin Mitchell, Rose Ann Mitchell. Thomas Dow Mire. Jimmy Roy, 62 Mobbs, Henry Vernon, 62, 204, ; Mobley, Terry Powell Monaghan, Perd Glynn Montana, Wiley Morris, 87 Montgomery. Frederick James Montgomery. Hershel Vernon Montgomery. Thomas Larry, 87 .Moore, Eleanor B., 203 Moore, Ella Jean Moore, Herschel B.. 87 Moore. Jimmy D.. 71. 244 Moore. Letty Andriet, 87, 1 Moore, Norman James Moore, Polly Ann, 78 Moore, W. E. , 71 Morrison, Lou Gerome, 87, 207 Morrow, David C, 78 Morton, Arnold C. Mosley, Joe, 78, 244. 254 Mullen. John Russell Mullen. Lawrence N. Mullins. Billy Ray Mullins. Mary Elizabeth, 87 Murphy. Wallace Gordon. 87 Murphy. Kenneth Lee. 62, 205 Murphy, Ronald Calvin Muri Myres. Herman Christopher Myrick. Eddie Rogers Narmore. Wanda Fav Neeland. Joseph Edwin. 63. 198 Neese. Charles Lee Neill. Charles R. Nelms. William Ersie. 74. 188. 205. 207 Nelson, Glenda L. Nerren, Robert L., 63 Nisbitt, Ronald Loynl Nesmith, John Benson Newby, Rowe Martin, 79 Newman, Jim, 71 Newman, Judith Jeanne. 78. 209 NewK Newton. Carlda. 71. 201. 215 Newton. Jane Weathers. 79. 199 Newton, Neca Pettus Newton, William T. Newton, William Thomas, Jr., 79, 179 Neyman. John Lemuel. Jr. Nichols. Joe Wesley. 79 Nix. George Thomas. 87. 189. 191 Nixon. Hayward Noblelt. Joan. 79 Noblil. Daniel Kelly. 79 Noblit, Dianne. 87. 202. 206, 212 Norris, Elsie Frances, 87 Norton, Bobby Wayne, 79, 182, 188. 19 Norton, Peggy Ann, 71, 208 Norwood, Shirley Mae, 87 Billy H., 63 Oaks. Flel 87 Odell. James Robert Oden. Rolland, 63. 188. 207 Oliver. Richard Alston, 207 O ' Neal, Peggy Bee, 63 Orman, William Morrison Orr, Robert Leon, 63 Orr, Woody Osborne, Robert Lee, 79 Osmer, Vera. 72. 202. 205, 210 O ' Steen, Mary Jane. 87 Osterlund. John Ronald. 179, 63, 180 Owens, Barbara Ann, 56, 243 Pace, Charlotte Faye, 79, 193 Pace. Doyle M.. 63, 216 Pace. Robert Owen. 87 Pace. Ronald ' Gene. 226. 229 Pace. William Elton. 79. 202. 205. 210. Pafle. Patricia Alice Page. Mary Louise. 87. 201 Painter. Sidney Palmer. Alice Faye. 87. 212 Palmer. June Claunch Palmer. Lawrence Arthur Parker. Ann. 87 Parker. Earl Gary Parker. Mayme, 71. 199. 191, 203. 209 Parker, Paul Ray Parker, Raymond Lawrence, 79, 239 Parks, Jack, 87 Parks, Peggy, 63 Parmer, Ottis R.. 87 Parrish. James W.. 65. 205 Partain. Emma Lavonne, 87 Patterson, Franklin Delano, 79 Patterson, Kenneth Franklin Payne, Hal R.. 65, 230 Pay Peeden, Barbara 87 72, Pendley, Charles M.. 79, 199, 215 Penn. Joseph Clemons Penton. M. Elizabeth. 79 Perkerson. Connie Lucile, 65, 207 Perkins. Iris Virginia, 87, 243 Peters, William Marshall Pettus, Anne Mason, 213 Phillips, Clarence W.. 72. 179, 214, 244 Phillips, Earl Edward, Jr., 79 Phillips, Harry Shannon, 79 Phillips, Mabel Carolyn. 65. 207 Phillips. Olal Julian. 187. 207 Phillips. Sherry Ann. 79. 194 Pogue Marvin Lee, 65. 174. 243 Porch Arab Nell. 87 Porch Donald L.. 72, 198 Porter Bobby, 79 Posey, Donald S.. 179. 65 Posey, James H., 65, 179, 183 Posey, L. Carolyn, 199, 65, 197. 205. 175. 210 Posey, Mable, 72, 190 Poss, ' ovce Marie, 87 Poston Gerelene, 79 Poteet , Joanne, 79, 212 Potts, Dan Powell Pounders, James Jackson Pounders, Mae Lee, 65 Power , Carolyn Faye, 87 Pozson vi, Donald Frederic k. 88 Prater Henry, 244 Prater Mildred Imogene, 79 Presle , Genevieve, 88 Prestage, Clarence Glenn, 79, 244 Prestage, Richard Eugene 65 Pretty Jack. 65 Price, Elizabeth Carol, 88 193 Price, John Hobson, 65, 214, 232. 234 72, 210 Prii 207 Proctor, Robert Carroll, Jr., 74, 211, 209 Pruden, Eddie J., 72, 179, 208, 211 Pruitt. Donald Edward. 88 Puckclt. Jo Ann. 88, 202. 208. 210 Puckelt. Meredylh Jo. 79 Pugh. Billy Hugh, 88 Pugh, Gail Allen, 88, 212 Pullin, James Donald, 202 Purvis, Patsy Anne, 72, 205 Putman, Donald Cleveland, 64, 204 Ouillen, ' W. Jean, 79 Ouinby, Betty Mapes, 88 Quinn, Jeanette Eaker, 72, 203 Raley, Harold Cecil, 72, 203 Raley, Sara Margaret, 79 Ramsey, Glenda Sue, 88 Randolph, Nan, 72, 200 Ran Robei Ratlilf, James D., 64, 204 Ray, James Earl, 88 Raytield, Rex B.. 72, 179, 244 Rea, Robert Lee Redding, Edward Dolph Jr., 64 Redwine, Jack, 220, 244, 245, 248, aurice A., 72, 188, 190, 196, Reed, Marv Jan. 88 Reese. Marion Wald Reeves. Nobel Fri Ree Wil Ford, 79 Renfro, Peggy Raye, 79, 207 Delos Reyes. Francisco. 88. : Revnolds. Charles Donald. 8 Rhoden, Les Vernon Rhodes, David Vernard, 72 chardsi Barbari Ricl ardson, Kenneth W., 80 ardson, Margaret Joyce, 72 ardson, Odie Bryan. Jr.. 179. 64. 213 ardson. Patsy Ruth. 88 ard, Glenda Faye, 82, 205, 210 Ricks, Barbara Allen, 88 Riddle, John Tilden Riddle, Robert George, Jr. Rikard, Mary Tom, 88 Riner, Kenneth Ray Rinks, William Edwin Rilter, Gloria Faye, 88, 20( Roan! Mary Virginia, 80, 2 Robbins. Easter Pearl, 80 Robbins. William Walter Roberson, Stanley Benny. I Roberts, James Edward Roberts, William Sidney, 8 Robertson, Hoy Glen, 198 Robinson, Chorline H. Robinson, David, 64, 190, 1 Robinson, Gordon Chen Robinson, Jerry Phillip Han Robii n, Kathleen O., 64. i Robinson, Lawrence E. Rob. Wilma Dean Rochelle. Edward Klyke Rogers, John Henry Rolen, Betty Louis, 80, 208 Rollins, Marie Rollins, Royce Lee Romans, Syble Lnez, 80 Romine, Cynthia Jane, 88 Romine, Ronald Hale. 233. 2 Romine. Shirley A. Roper. Joyce, 80 Rothe, Wolfram F. Rusk. Joseph Charles Russell. Thomas Milton Russell. William H. Russo. Donald Rocco. 2 Rutland. James .M.. 88 Ryan. Betty Jo Sadler, James L. Sanders, Gei 79, 61, 180, 211 Sanders, Maurice A., 80, 210 Sanderson, George E. Sanderson. Marlis Eugene, 214, 244, 248 Sanderson, Winfrey, 72, 232, 233, 230 Sandlin, Owen D. Sanford. Jesse Loyd. 64. 198 Sanford, .Merle Wayne Sawyer. Hal W.. 64. 199 Sjywell. Fred T.. Ill Scarbrough. Cleve K.. Jr., 88 Scogin, Robert Erwin, 80, 211, 216 Scott, Carolyn Joanne, 65 Seaborn, Jo Frances, 72, 210 Seaborn, Kenneth C, 72 Searcy, Everett Brennon, 88, 213 Senkbeil, Carl Lee Shaffer, Shirley H. Sharp. Bobby Montgomery. 68, 196, 207 Sharp, Jesse Thomas, Jr., 65, 202 Shaw, Jerry Gordon Shelton, James Ray, 230 Shelton, Millard Alton, 88 Shelton, William Hugh, 89 Sherard, Sarah Frances, 89 Sherer, Catherine Mae, 89, 194, 201. 215 Sherer. Charles Sankey. 65, 188, 192. 193. 196. 215. 207. 175 Sherer. Clara Ann, 65, 208, 215 Sherrod, Jerry L., 88 Shook, Ophelia Ann, 82, 242 Shook, Thomas Clyde Shrader, Joyce Ann. 65 Sharder, Mary, 65, 205 Sibley, Jerry Lynn, 88, 193 Sides, Cladette Beard, 72. 216 Sides, John Paul, 72, 179, 216 Silverberg, Allan Marks, 80, 180 Simmons, Barbara Anne, 72, 199. 154 Simpson, Daniel L. Simpson. Harold Dean 65, 198 Simpson. Joseph Eldred, Jr., 88 Sims, George en Sims, Horace Clayton, 81 Sims, Linda M., 80 Sisson, Harold Carter, 244, 245, 246 Sisson, Henry Deward, 88 Sisson, William Eugene, 179, 65, 186 Sizeraore, Leolen, 72, 199 Skipworth, Edward Glenn, 65 Slaughter, Robert Lewis, 67, 199, 211 Sledge, Sylvia Caroline, 80 Smith, Alen P., 67 Smith, Dan Carl Smith, Edwin Jerrel Smith, Fletcher G., 72 Smith, Georgia Diane, 80 Smith, Harold D. 239 292 Smith. Josephine, 88 Smith, Judith Edna, 88 Smith, June Yvonne Smith, Lawson H.. 67, 192, 193, 203, 172, 175 Smith, M. Sherrell, 244, 252 Smith, Nancy Carolyn, 88 Smith, Peggy Marie. 89 Smith, Ronald Edward . 67. 89. 203 Ho»rl Lrr. Snoddy. Elois Sockwrll. Joel C. 80 Sockwrll, Krnnrlh EuBPnc Sockwrll. WillUm D «id South. Joyce C««h Spiin. PcKv Sue. 89 Sparkman. Franklin Lcc. 80 Spoke ' J.me. Thorn.. Spe.k.. Milton P.. 80. 207. I Sprinc. Da id William Sprinter. John R. Spniell. Wa,ne T.. 80 Sptirceon. Robert lee Slaccv William Herman Statoni. Ernestine Robert . 72 Stephenson. Allen Randolph. Stephenson. Bobby CIvde Stephen.on. Jack V. Stewart. Carl Ray Stewart. Eldon Cayender Stiehcr. Harold Eocene. 198 St. John. Bobbv Stovall. Floyd R Slovall. Georee Strickland. Clen Harroll. 80 Strickland. William Clyde Slolts Do.i. Annette. 72. 201 Stott. Mae Ro«?. 72 Archie Kenneth. 80 Su(c.. Ka« Gamble. 87 Summ rrel, Tommie Lou. 89 Sommerlord. Rodney Wade. G Summ rrs. Dan Cal.in Surtal . Thoma. Aotu.tu. Swartr Nichola. Franklin. 89 . Jerry Thomas Tacke t. Jackie Owen. 20S Tank. ey. Sara Grace. 89 Tate. Shirley Ann. 21.1 Ta.lo . Jimmy Franklin. 89 Taylo . Jimmie H.. 80 Thacker. William Keeton. 179. 67. : Thailon. Jimmie R.. 73 Thiepen. John Michael. 89 Thomas. Bobby Dayis. 73 Thomas. Bobby Dayis. 73 Thomas. Doucla. Thomas. ' Riley Russell. 73 Thomason. Jesse K.. 67 Thompson. Robbie GavNell. 81 Thompson. Charles Don. 89 Thompson. Ivous Kathem. 73. 201 Thompson. IVesy Jean. 73 Thompson. R..beri R.sy. 225. 221 Thompson. Thoma. Means. 89 Carvl Tho Thorn. William C. Thome. Wallace W. Thornton. Bobby Joe Threet. Jimmy Levis Tice. Wilma L.. 73. I ' Tidwell. James Dillon Tidwell. James Robert Tircv. Flovd. Jr.. 73 T.rev. Sara Faye. 72 Tirev. Willia.i. Hilton dey. William Clidord ■r. Mary Nell. 89. 212 dale. Gerald Ray ■ ridce. Don Etell Bobby Joe Helen Judith. 89. 19 •r. Charles Albert. 81 ■r. I ' efcy Marilvn. 67 Pru Tiirney. Norris Wayne. 215 Lnderwood. James K. . 89 Underwood. John Joseph. 89 I ' rban. Ernest Kenneth. 67 Van Bibber. Carl Vincent. 73. 179. 206 Vandiver. Billy J. Vann. Sarah Alice. 89 Pelt. Vauithn. Betty Janetle Veasey, Raymoml Milton Velters. Frank Leroy Vilardo. Ross. 66 Walker Linda .Nahn. 90 Walker Robert Allen. 90 Wallace . Sherman Eu«ene. 90 Wallace . Thoma, Jackson Ware. Gwendolyn McCown. 81 Warhur St. Clara Nell Warhur St. Doris. 81. 199 Warner Glenn F.. 81. 207 Warren Billy Ray. 179. 64. 211 M.nnie Marituerite. 90. 21 Warren William E.. 81. 213 Warren William Louis Waters Kenneth D.isht. 73. 210 Was Ian d. James Lee. 66. 209. 215 «aynic k. Lacy Julian. 73 Weathc rbce. Milton Charle.. 90 Weathe rs. Charles Hilry. 90 Weathc rs. Robert Doiiclas. 90, 213 Weave . James. 90. 213 Weave . Mary Boyd. 212 Webb. James Burt. 73 Webb. Joan Hopkins. 67. 191. 212 Webste r. James Ward. 90 Weeks Bill D.. 67 Weeks Robert L,. Jr.. 67. 208 Welch Troy Bain. 73. 201 Wells. Norma Jean. 73. 201. 212 West. Billv Hufh. 90 West. Billy Norman. 90 West. Bobby Glenn. 81 West. lonnie Lee. 81. 199. 212 West. James Milton er. Harriet Anne. 90 Audie Edwin. 90. 230 Dosiey Hurdle James Michael James Bayburn Jerry Donald. 180. 214 Uilco.soo. Richard Ih Im. John Urr, Ik r. n. Donald K ent 90 Ik . r.ul Tid-ell. 90 lib III. Ze.,.,.. 81 illi an-s Snita June 90 illi • ms Barbara Fa „ 90 .11 ams Doll, Loo 67 201 ill • ms Don Win.l 1. 73 ill ams Earlene. 8 ill ams Ga.th-r E. nd , Louie Allre ! Mel.. Jos. Williams. Ro Williams. Sa Williams. Ve rlin.l. Ann. 82. 19 nne, 81. 185. 215 Franklin Wlls.oi Witt. M.. H. ris. 90 Will. William D. ' nn. 90 Wood! Dolores El.ine. 9( Wood. Don Ge ne. 90 Woodard. Geo ,e Dwi.ht Woodard. Joh Frank Woods. James 0.. 90 Worlund. Don na Rene. 9 Worlund. Shv on L.. 90 Wrichl. Archi e Thomas Wri.ht. Wavl. rd Loel Wsnn. Robbie Fay. 73 Yancer. Urr K.. 90 250. 251 Yarbrou,h. Bi 1. E»,ene Yatbrou.h. E ward Ba. Yates. Donald Glen. 90 Yeaier. P.lric ia Anne. 193. 195. 99. 208 Yocom. Judith Uunet 205 York. Don.ld 81 York. M.ry I .cisn. 90 York. Will,.™ R.lph. V Younil. John ),i,ht. 1? " Well, this is almost the end of the book and my running commentary is just about finished, but you know this year at Florence State has " left lifetime memories with you. Not all of these memories took place here on the campus. They involve events, people, and places apart from the school but still have an indirect as well as direct bearing upon the students and faculty. I thought it would be of some value to you in future days when you are looking back upon the year of 1958 at Florence State. . . . Certainly you will never forget the Little Rock incident which had such profound effect upon our nation and educational system . . . Not quite so earth-shaking in its profundity (but still quite shaky) was Elvis Presley ' s rise and effect upon some of our more rock and roll minded coeds . . . Education came in for its share of discussion and furor and the national and international political set-up reached a fever-peak of out-of-this-world anxiety when the Russians launched Sputnik I . . . Never to be outdone for long, the U. S. came back a few months later with the Explorer or popularized " Uncle Samnik. " A note of interest could be injected here in that it was developed and partially built in the Tennessee Valley area . . . Staying within the confines of the world, but still reach- ing dazzling heights was Mike Todd and his movie, " Around the World in Eighty Days. " The song, the movie, and everything connected with it was popularized in different ways here on the campus and the whole nation . . . For something really out of this world the boys at FSC had Jayne. The most popular picture in boy ' s dorms this year was Jayne Mansfield (And the girl couldn ' t help it.) . . . Neither could the girls in the dorms help getting out of hand every once in awhile. It ' s just natural to want to act up every so often . . . " Tammy, " " Love Letters in the Sand, " " Fascination, " and " Lovin ' You " are some songs that were especially popular here on the campus . . . " Lets po to the show. " one of the favorite phrases of students, was used most often with the movies. " Tammy and the Bachelor, " " An Affair to Rememhcr. " " Lovin ' ' ou. " " Oklahoma, " " The Ten Q)mmand mcnts. " and " Peyton Place. " The latter was the talk of the campus (and the nation) both in movie and book versions . . . The rage here this year was rock and roll. It reached a peak similar to that of the Charleston of the twenties. ' Some of the songs were: " Short Fat Tannie, " " Bony Maronie, " " Jail house Rock, " " Flatfoot Sam. " and hundreds of others . . . The leading campus exponents of R and R were Willie Staggs and the Off-Beats who played in the Den on Tuesday nights . . . Making a different kind of record was FSC. Florence State ceased to be FSTC and became FSC and initiated its first graduate course in education . . . The athletic program rose a step with the signing of the football contract to play Vander- bilt University in ' y and with Bill Lumpkin ' s signing with the New iork Giants ... On the national football scene our own state college. Alabama Polytechnic Institute, was the first in the nation ... In the way of culture, students were exposed to the greatest number of convocations and programs in years. For the third straight year the Players, Inc. proved to be favorites of the students . . . Basketball at FS( came in for its share of criticism from students and local people alike . . . Industry brought added prosperity to the Tri-Citics area. Ford ' s multi-million dollar plant and Reynolds ' expansion program created new busi ncss and economic growth . . . The TVA development started its new thirty-five million dollar lixk ex pansion during this year . . . Another marked point of expansion and development was the academic pro gram under its second year of guidance by Dean Allen (I think the students will verify the rising of the educational level at FSC) . . . Students, with all their different opinions for these things, still held favor able opinions for each other. This year I saw ]uite a few marriages of students Those couples have left or will be leaving soon, making way for new students as thev ilepart .So. I II turn my attention on this ' iiiinc year ami see .hat kind of college life those students arc going to lead S ' - -v-s.H, THE AMPHITHEATER THE ALPHA AND OMEGA THE END " WELL, MY PART IS OVER AND YOU WILL NEVER KNOW JUST HOW MUCH I HAVE ENJOYED DOING MY LITTLE PART ON THIS 1958 DIORAMA. I AM REALLY PROUD AND HONORED TO HAVE BEEN A PART OF IT. " " AS YOU HAVE ALREADY GATHERED THROUGH MY OTHER NUMEROUS AND MEANDERING STATEMENTS, FLORENCE STATE COLLEGE IS MY VERY EXISTENCE. I AM A SORT OF PERSON THAT JUST FEELS THAT WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN AROUND FOR AS LONG AS I HAVE THE COL- LEGE DEPENDS UPON YOU AND I FEEL IT IS MY OBLIGA- TION AND DUTY TO KNOW EVERYTHING AND EVERY- ONE AT ESC AND THE MORE I LEARN ABOUT IT (YOU KNOW YOU NEVER CEASE TO LEARN THINGS IF YOU LIVE TO BE A THOUSAND YEARS OLD) THE MORE I LOVE IT. " " THAT IS WHAT I HOPE YOU HAVE GAINED FROM MY PART IN THIS BOOK— I HOPE YOU HAVE BEEN ENABLED TO SEE WHY I LOVE FSC SO AND WHY YOU SHOULD CARE MORE. WELL, I VE SAID ENOUGH. I HOPE YOU HAVE ENJOYED MY LITTLE STORY OF FLORENCE STATE DUR ING ' 58. " TURRIS FIDELIS THE SPIRIT OF FSC " A. X DAT E DUE Vl Ui. J " i KS JAN 26 13 p t ' .■ , r lH (r, ' - ' ' 1 i ' :- ' 1 J 1 1 H 1 1 H 1 H H Hfl H 1 1 GAYLORD P..T„ .US. | COLLIER LIBRARY i FLORENCE STATE UN ' IVERi ' . . FLORENCE. ALABAMA i ' -lril (;oijj:(:ii() U ' orJ r.f HHiinni ihj: Turrn has found lo be fried and nu II- by Rudyard Kiplmg If you can keep your head when ail about you Arc losing theirs and blaming it on you. If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you. Rut make allowance for their doubting t xi; -:. .- J _ j i p j, pj jjy waiting. ;, dont deal in lies, ivc way to hating, too good, nor talk too wise: l.iliiaiy r„. Oiih and not make dreams your master; . and not make thoughts your aim; Triumph and Disaster N • ' ostors )ust the same; ' th you ' ve spoken a trap for fools, ur life to. broken, with worn-out tools: 150019 ' " " f winnings tch-andtoss, ir beginnings out your loss; nerve and sinew they are gone, othing in you ) them: " Hold on! " keep your virtue. ose the common touch. can hurt you. none too much; unute distance run. C that ' s m it. ill be a Man, mv son ' , imm


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