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cJxhocle (island gJ late (College 0°Cmgsion r ( Jxkocle cdfslancl Richard A. Soderberg, Editor Raymond R. D’Aquanno, Business Manager Dr. Harold W. Browning, Faculty Adviser The Theme and Dedication VV7 ebster defines the noun progress “gradual betterment”. The undergo years of the class of 1949 have been highligjJS by a betterment of Rho sland State which might more ajJtl cscribed as rapid. This year marks the fifty jovCntfi anniversary of the college. During th£rclaUjjjJ hort span V of the past four years, the way has bccntjivcd for developments in all phases of cplhrgelife which j surpass, in magnitude and ii hisiwjjjji Miy pre vious short te rm Gvo lufioimf tne college . , The editors of lhe-lS49 G r 4u f e cogni ztn! appreciating t he- si s-iu h -c an - c -e- et-Lhirfa pid dejA opment, have rhnsen- t r- n t . heir Z hcme. Referenda have been passcctby-the » the state to provide four new buildings J lege. The new science building will do i satisfy the intellectual nef3t of the studeni new gymnasium-armory promw i oetter ment of physical and athletic rec new dormitories will pnyidc a much-i study atmosphere for Wilt .Ui ftjcui TTTXhc V lege. The Student War Memorial GOmmitt in the midst of a successful campaign to j funds for the erection of a new student This building will contribute to the sociall sites of the undergraduate. A field of education entirely new to ouA dent body was opened when the Board of Trui authorized the college to award the degree of Bach elor of A liberal arts curriculum has been sctT and this June, for the first time in “Jjode Island State College will award an undergraduatfbdegree other than the Bachelor of Science. Many othc TSditions have contributed to the advancemcn Ohe college. New curricula have i added. Tm Wtajj movided adequate, if l times only temporary, Tarti k-s to handle 5gd enrollment brought about by the y;ans to school. Quonset Huts rers, dining Other temporary build- wherFthe need for them was Cga iyatiail57 both academic and d to meet the needs of the If rist Board to dedicate pook — to the people uivejjiade ' mis progress possible. The voters state of Rhode Island, the board of trustees, ministrative officials of the state and the fcAnTe alumni and the student body, the Wff ' and Patrons Association — all have lfnbutyd their time and energy toward the d betterment of the college. The senior class extends sincere thanks to them all. 4 The Class Adviser’s Message Forty-niners of the twentieth century: As our gold rush of four years comes to an end my heart is full. Naturally, as your friend, I share your joy in the prospect of pushing farther westward to newer and bigger mines. But also, as your native guide, I regret being left behind. Many of you have proved yourselves out- standing prospectors in the most rapid develop- ment these parts have ever witnessed. New build- ings, new curricula, and a new degree in four swift years are surely strikes worth laying a claim to. But what of your personal stakes made dur- ing the same rush? They are what interest me most. Only the greenest tenderfoot could still feel that our venture has been but a series of dances from Frosh Frolic to Senior Strut. Some of you have even discovered the false glitter in q. p. de- posits and extra-curricular pans. And I hope most of you are finally aware that a few years will rob your claims of both the ore and silt of academic facts. What of value will remain? If your digging has taught you that self satis- faction contains more carats than success, that love is a purer nugget than “tolerance”, that wisdom is more precious ore than skill, in short, that knowing how to live pays more than know- ing how to make a living, your claim is solid gold. Forty-niners, then you are rich — and the mine you leave at Kingston is also so much the richer for your having worked it. 5 The Champ Returneth! The President’s Message A college yearbook is both a mirror and a witness. A s a mirror, its pages reflect the campus scene from day to day, flashing glimpses of the multitude of activities that crowd our busy hours. It interprets the life of the college, both to the members of the college community itself and to outsiders, by picturing the people and the events that together make the college what it is. As a witness, it testifies of the events and achievements of the year, and thus becomes a permanent record, indispensable to the future college historian. In my office is a file of THE GRIST, dating back to 1898. When I look through these volumes, my admiration for our college is quickened. They tell as nothing else has done how this institution has grown from small beginnings to the great things it is doing today. Their pages unfold the splendid story of ever expanding service to the state. In the faces of the young people here pic- tured from year to year, we read the promise of the achievement their subsequent careers have so richly fulfilled. You will value your GRIST now, as it comes from the press, but you will prize it still more highly years hence when you reach the age of reminiscence and can look back upon your col- lege experience in perspective. I can foresee the day when the children and the grandchildren of the Class of 1949 will take this volume from the shelf and pass many a gleeful hour scanning its pages and rediscovering their forbears, even as today we are intrigued by the college scenes pictured in THE GRIST of fifty years ago. This has been a significant year in the life of the college — in physical and academic growth, in program of service, and in responsibility to state and nation. In like manner, THE GRIST of 1949 will surely take a significant place in the ever growing annals of the college. 8 Left to Right. Mr. Kelley, Mr. Murdough, Dr. Walsh, Mr. McCanna, Mrs. MacLeod, Miss Kerr Board of Trustees of State Colleges Francis I. McCanna, Chairman Miss Sara L. Kerr, Secretary A. Livingston Kelley Mrs. C. Gordon MacLeod Clark F. Murdough Dr. Michael F. Walsh 9 HAROLD WILLIAM BROWNING Vice President of the College ; Dean of School of Arts and Sciences; B.S., Rhode Island State College, 1914; M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1916; Ph.D., Ibid., 1920. The Executive Council JOHN FRANCIS QUINN Dean of Men; B.S., Massachusetts State College, 1928; M.A., Columbia University, 1933; Ph.D., New York Uni- versity, 1942. CARL RAYMOND WOODWARD President of the College; B.S., Rutgers University, 1914; M.A., Ibid., 1919; Ph.D., Cornell University, 1926; Litt.D., Rutgers University, 1941 ; D.Sc., R. I. College of Pharmacy and Applied Sciences, 1943; D.Sc., Bryant College, 1943; LL.D., Boston University, 1947; LL.D., University of Maine, 1948. JOHN CHILCOTE WELDIN Dean of Administration and Registrar; B.S., Iowa State Col- lege, 1916; M.S., Ibid., 1923; Ph D., Ibid., 1926. EVELYN BELLE MORRIS Dean of Women; B.A., University of Wisconsin, 1935; M.A., Columbia University, 1941. GEORGE ANDREW BALLENTINE Dean of the School of Business Administra- tion and Professor of Economics; A.B., Col- gate University, 1922; M.B.A., Harvard University, 1924. MASON HERBERT CAMPBELL Far right — Dean of the School of Agricul- ture and Director of Agricultural Experi- ment Station; B.S., University of Illinois, 1917; M.S., University of Wisconsin, 1918; Ph.D., Ibid., 1932. THOMAS STEPHEN CRAWFORD Dean of the School of Engineering, Direc- tor of the Engineering Experiment Station, and Professor of Chemical Engineering; B.S., West Virginia University, 1925 ; M.S., Ch.E., Ibid., 1927; Ph.D., Columbia Uni- versity, 1931. OLGA PAULINE BRUCHER Far right — Dean and Professor of Home Economics; B.S., Oregon State College, 1924; M.A., Columbia University, 1930. DURA-LOUISE COCKRELL Associate Professor of Child Development and Family Relations; A.B., Texas Chris- tian University, 1923; M.A., Columbia University, 1924; Ph.D., Yale University, 1932. RALPH EUGENE BROWN Far right — Professor of Mechanical En- gineering; B.E.E., Northeastern University, 1922; S.M., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1925; A.M., Boston University, 1936. 1st row. O. Melzer, R. O’Connell, H. Chegwidden, R. D’Aquanno, R. Soderbcrg, S. Slom, R. Phelps, D. Macaulay. 2nd row. I. Ragosta, H. Higgins, L. Erickson, L. Reilly, T. Allen, V. Kenyon, J. Hayden, S. Seagal, E. Levin, B. Connaughton. 3rd row. E. Lundberg, F. Pritchard, F. McElroy, I. Galkin, J. Mitsock, E. Ashton, E. Sherman, S. Hall, R. Campbell, E. Errico The Grist Board EDITORIAL STAFF Editor-in-chief Richard Soderberg Sports Editor Managing Editor Stanley Slom Women’s Sports Editor Assistant Editor Hilda Chegwidden Feature Editor Associate Editor Oscar Melzer Photography Editor Men’s Editor Robert O’Connell Cartoonist Women’s Editor Lois Erickson BUSINESS STAFF Business Manager Raymond D’Aquanno Circulation Manager Assistant Business Manager Everett Lundberg Service Manager Advertising Manager Ernest Ashton Frank Pritchard Huberta Higgins Ernestine Levin Irwin Galkin Arthur Sherman Frederick Worrell Samuel Hall Thelma Allen Richard Campbell Betty Connaughton Mary Dingwall Eugene Errico Donald Grant Janice Hayden Richard Holmes GENERAL STAFF Ruth Jenison Virginia Kenyon Norman LaFlamme Jean Laity David Macaulay Francis McElroy John Mitsock Charles O’Donnell Richard Phelps lima Ragosta Louise Reilly Marion Reynolds Shirley Seagal Ernest Sherman Francis Sherman Martha Turner Henry Zabierek 12 1st row: R. Rogers, F. Howard, J. Tennant, L. Brown, J. Smith, E. Christopher, M. Campbell, T. Odland, I. Stuckey, W. Wiley, C. Norton. 2nd row : H. Carpenter, L. McElroy, F. Schlenker, F. Muller, H. Gulvin, J. De France, J. Delaplane, T. Higgins, R. Batchelder, R. Patch, H. All- britten, C. Olney, B. Simmons, D. Kettclle. 3rd row : S. Smith, R. Gilbert, T. Kerr, C. Kneeland, M. Salomon, C. Dunwoody, B. Henderson, R. Bell, J. Buchanan, J. Barrat, H. Wiener, J. Durall, V. Shutak SCHOOL OF AGRICULTURE Rhode Island State College, originally founded as a land-grant college under provisions of the Morrill Act of 1862 and the Hatch Act of 1887, offered agriculture as its first course. The School of Agriculture provides agricultural training for young people of the state, conducts research of value to every resident and home-owner of the state as well as to the farmer, and disseminates this research information through local farm bureaus to the citizens of Rhode Island. Students in the agricultural curriculum are aided in their training by the many acres of land devoted to the production of crops. The col- lege dairy herds afford the student of animal hus- bandry the opportunity to gain practical experi- ence in that field. At East Farm the department runs its own poultry farm along with extensive orchards. Greenhouses and experimental plots of land arc available for agronomy courses and classes in horticulture. The graduate of the School of Agriculture is qualified to enter the field of research, to conduct a farm or a business related to farming, and to instruct others in agricultural pursuits. 16 Mason H. Campbell Dean Everett P. Christopher Vice-Dean DEPARTMENT HEADS Agricultural Chemistry JohnB. Smith Agricultural Economics John L. Tennant Agronomy Theodore E. Odland Animal and Dairy Husbandry Mason H. Campbell Horticulture Everett P. Christopher Poultry Husbandry William H. Wiley Sociology L. Guy Brown 1st row. A. Newman, R. Rockafellow, M. Dickson, G. Ballcntine, W. Briggs, H. Palmer, A. Cussen. 2nd row. B. Shurman, E. Polinsky, D. Conrad, D. GefTner, M. Morgan, J. Gilbert, M. Fletcher, B. Pcckham, O. Brown. 3rd row: H. Jones, R. Poulson, C. Coykcndall, H. Sternbach, B. Sanderson, A. Gadrow, G. Lees SCHOOL OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION The School of Business offers several curricula : Accounting and Business Law, Marketing and Advertising, Insurance, Industrial Management, Secretarial Studies, and General Administration. The Accounting option prepares the student for specialized training and practice in the use of modern accounting methods. Many of the gradu- ates of this curriculum go on to take a certificate as a Certified Public Accountant. The Marketing and Advertising option prepares the student in the ever-widening fields of wholesaling and re- tailing, as well as the newer, but equally popular, advertising field. The Insurance option is to pro- vide a broad background of business education with professional training in insurance. The aim of the Industrial Management curriculum is to furnish students with a knowledge of planning and control both in the office and in the factory. It also trains him for work in the field of indus- trial relations. Students in the School of Business Administration are urged to take courses in the natural and social sciences in order to supple- ment the specialized business courses. George A. Ballentine Dean DEPARTMENT HEADS Accounting and Business Law Winfield S. Briggs Industrial Management Mabel E. Dickson Marketing and Advertising Herbert H. Palmer Economics Robert Rockafcllow 1st row: H. Bender, J. Albright, W. Hall, F. Hoye, T. Crawford, E. Pease, A. Collard, H. Graves, G. Haggerty. 2nd row: E. Marder, W. Plaisted, J. Stauffer, F. Gould, D. McMorrow, M. Lindner, J. Newcomb, J. Grove, J. Hummer, F. Votta, H. Campbell, S. Haley. 3rd row: A. Quirk,K. Mairs, M. Cummings, J. Gentile, F. Pysz, T. Moschetto, L. Stone, R. Haas, E. Goodwin, R. Brown, E. Schock, K. Moultrop SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING The School of Engineering, constantly devel- oping in an effort to meet the demands of indus- try ' , now offers seven curricula — Chemical, Civil, Electric al, Industrial, and Mechanical Engineer- ing (with an option in Aeronautics), also. Phy- sics and Engineering Mathematics. All curricula have a common first year and during the second semester of that year, the students arc given a course in Engineering Orientation so as to enable them to select their field of specialization more intelligently. Through the Engineering Experiment Station, the School is expanding its program of indus- trial research and providing added facilities to aid the industries of the State in solving some of their problems. A new laboratory ' in Sanitary Engineering has been equipped and is being used both for instructional purposes and for research in industrial waste pollution. Also, in the metal- lurgy field, a laboratory in Heat Treating is in the process of being installed and should be ready for operation in the fall of 1949. 20 T. Stephen Crawford Dean DEPARTMENT HEADS Chemical Engineering T. Stephen Crawford Civil Engineering Arthur A. Collard Electrical Engineering Wesley B. Hall Mathematics Edward M. J. Pease Mechanical Engineering Edson I. Schock Physics J°hn G. Albright ii i n — nr - 1st TOW. M. Bacon, A. Tilton, G. Burwash, O. Brucher, C. Child, E. Andrews, M. Fry. 2nd row: T. Ballirano, H. Johnson, M. Parker, J. Cain, B. Downing, E. Crandall, B. Kuschke R. Tucker. 3rd row: D. Cockrell, C. Brine, E. Kimball, E. Robinson, M. Upham, G. Smith, L. Hudon, W. Briggs, E. Christopher SCHOOL OF HOME ECONOMICS Home Economics as a branch of education at Rhode Island State College began in 1908. In a re-organization of the College in 1938, Home Economics and Agriculture were combined in one school. In 1946, Home Economics was re-estab- lished as a separate school. In addition to the lab- oratories and classrooms in Quinn Hall, the School of Home Economics conducts a Nursery School in Watson House and classes in institu- tion management in the Lippitt Hall Cafeteria. In addition to these facilities there is a Home Management House used by the students for actual family living experience. The objectives of the program of study in Home Economics is to provide educational opportunities for the development of the individual as a person and as a citizen, for home and family life, and for professional and pre-professional training. In the early history of its development, education in Home Economics consisted largely of teaching the efficient performance of household skills. The field has broadened its scope as women’s status had changed and as vocational opportunities have opened for women. Basic study in the bio- logical, physical, and social sciences is an impor- tant part of the required study during the fresh- man and sophomore years. Opportunity for spe- cialized study in one of the five curricula is planned for the junior and senior years. 22 Olga P. Brucher DEPARTMENT HEADS Child Development and Family Relations Dura-Louise Cockrell L. Edith Andrews Foods and Nutrition Harold W. Browning — Dean DEPARTMENT HEADS Bacteriology Philip L. Carpenter Botany Vernon I. Cheadle Chemistry Joseph W. Ince Education and Psychology Frank M. Pelton English Walter L. Simmons History and Political Science Daniel H. Thomas Military Science Bartholomew R. DeGraff Modern Languages Philip E. Douglass Music Lee C. McCauley Philosophy Oliver Martin Physical Education for Men Frank W. Kcancy Physical Education for Women Nancy C. French Sociology Lawrence Guy Brown Zoology Herbert C. Knutson wfi. mu iH Br ywWsi ,■ v pyf VWM, ) ( A® jBy. ' i ft l! L F mE 11 - I ' QK wmmM i i i ' ■ l m U 4i i tijH 1st row: L. Itter, F. Allen, L. McCauley, W. liter, H. Browning, W. Simmons, L. Brown, P Douglass, N. French. 2nd row: H. Capasso, R. Will, K. Barnard, S. Davis, R. Thaler, D. Tilton, A. Clair, G. Phillips, R. Kenney. 3rd row: B. DeMers, R. Dodge, P. Reynolds, J. Stitely, J. Durall, W. Smith, W. Metz, E. Robinson, N. Potter SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES The School of Arts and Sciences offers a var- iety of curricula including Biology, Ecology, Pre- Medicine, Biological Laboratory Technology, Chemistry, Mathematics, ©eneral Teacher Edu- cation, Teacher Training for Physical Educa- tion for Men, and Liberal Studies. Wi thin the objectives of the several curricula offered, the School of Arts and Sciences serves three general purposes. The provison of pre-pro- fessional and professional training in the techni- cal fields of Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics; the training of teachers for secondary schools, both private and public, and in a wide variety of subjects, including physical education; the offer- ing of a liberal education, providing a broad back- ground of general education and giving opportun- ity to major in several fields of study, including Economics, English, History, Language, Political Science and Sociology. 1st row: P. Cieurzo, R. DeWolf, B. DcGraff, H. Browning, J. Ince, P. Carpenter, L. Weis. 2nd row M Parks, G. Griffin, E. Hartung, W. Parks, D. Zinn, E. Winslow, F. Howard, R. Wood, A. Mayor. 3rd row: D. Kraus, Cpt. Welch, Cpt. Deekle, R. Mayor, Cpt. Ivan, C. Houston, H. Northup, R. Leppcr 1st row : Capt. G. Ivan, Capt. H. Welch, Col. B. DeGraff, Capt. W. Deekle, Sgt. R. Corbett. 2nd row. Sgt. A. Miner, Sgt. J. Bradley, Sgt. L. McVay, Sgt. C. Lala R. O.T.C. The Reserve Officers Training Corps can date its origin back to July 2, 1862, the date on which Abraham Lincoln signed the Land-Grant Bill, commonly known as the Morrill Act. R.O.T.C. has been a part of Rhode Island State College since the school was established as the “Rhode Island State College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts” on May 19, 1892. Since that time the enrollment steadily increased until it reached an all time high of 624 Basic and Advanced Course students in 1939. During the war years, the Advanced Course was suspended, and the basic course enrollment dropped to as low as 40, due to the great number of members being drafted into the Armed Forces. In February of 1946, the Advanced Course was reactivated at Rhode Island State College with an enrollment of 19 veterans. Twelve of these original members re- ceived commissions as Second Lieutenants in the Officers Reserve Corps in February 1948. In June of 1948, thirteen more men were commis- sioned in the Infantry, Engineers, Signal Corps, and Chemical Corps. June 1949 will see 22 com- missioned Second Lieutenants in the Officers Re- serve Corps. A Quartermasters Corps was established in September 1948 which now has a membership of 72. To take care of the expanding enrollment, a sub-unit has been activated at the Providence Center, with an enrollment of 162. The anticipat- ed enrollment for the basic course for next Sep- tember is estimated at 800 with a corresponding increase in the Advanced Course. The courses, re- quirements, benefits, etc., of the ROTC course are outlined in the current college catalog. 26 R.O.T.C. STAFF Colonel B. R. DeGraff Captain Leslie F. Coates Captain Gabriel A. Ivan Captain William C. Deekle, Jr. Captain Howard K. Welch M Sgt. George E. Bryan M Sgt. Louis H. Bergin M Sgt. John A. Bradley M Sgt. Charles M. Lala M Sgt. Lloyd R. McVay Sgt. lcl Roy C. Corbett Sgt. lcl Asa B. Miner M Sgt. Kenneth J. Brown 1st row. G. Doyle, R. Meyer, F. Lopes. 2nd row: C. Thulier, R. D’Aquanno, W. Brown, T. Robinson, G. Carey, R. D’Andrea. 3rd row: R. Cleeland, B. Blount, R. Gates, G. Clarke, C. Anderson, R.West. 4th row: R. Shortle, A. Nightingale, J. Moore, K. Northup, M. Gollis, W. Ferrante POLYGON The Polygon, founded in 1911 to oversee fra- ternity rushing and to settle interfratemity dis- putes, has in these post-war years increased its scope to include all matters of fraternal interest. Representatives are sent to the National Inter- fraternity Conference to discuss common prob- lems with undergraduates from colleges in every section of the country. Closer ties have also been Rho Iota Kappa Theta Chi Beta Phi Sigma Chi Lambda Chi Alpha Sigma Alpha Epsilon Alpha Epsilon Pi Phi Mu Delta Tau Kappa Epsilon Phi Sigma Kappa Alpha Tau Gamma Beta Psi Alpha Tau Epsilon Phi Sigma Pi effected with the Interfraternity Alumni Council founded here during the war years. Governed by officers selected impartially from among the representatives of each fraternity, Polygon cannot be influenced unduly by any single unit or small clique. Always a governing board, Polygon now has become a sounding board for the fraternities. Fred Lopes, George Hanuschak Raymond R. D’Aquanno, Bruce Blount Arnold Nightingale, Kenneth Northup George Doyle, Ray mond Cleeland George Carey, Paul Parent John Moore, Edward Hindlc Albert Abramovitz, Samuel Kestcnman William Brown, Albert Braggcr Richard Shortle, Robert Gates Arthur L. Hull, Claude Thulier Thurston Robinson, Armand Malo William Ferrante, Rudolph D’Andrea Morton H. Gollis, Richard Meyer Raymond West, Charles Anderson 30 r L j- iHr ■ CM V.S.; I RHO IOTA KAPPA Rho Iota Kappa, Rhode Island State’s oldest fra- ternity, has reached its 41st anniversary. The years from 1908 to 1949 have seen many strides forward with P.I.K.’s good fellowship and brotherhood continual- ly growing stronger. From its origin at the Peckham Homestead to her present chapter house, P.I.K.’s main purpose has been to further the interests of Rhode Island State College. Perhaps its most important con- tribution to the college in the past few years has been in the field of athletics. It has led not only in intramural competition, but its members have also played a leading role in the success of the varsity teams. 32 Michal Balzano Conrad Darelius James Dubee Harold Hagopian George Hanuschak Elliott Johnson Louis Kelley Fred Lopes Raymond Malone Albert Palmieri Grafton Rice Anthony Roderick Richard Rutherford John Smith Stanley Wesolowski Henry Zabierek CLASS Paul Boghossian OF Alton Andrews 1950 Leonard Euart Albert Hanson Louis Josselyn Thomas Keenan John Livingstone Salvatore Soscia Francis Spilecki Robert Squadrito Salvatore Vcnto CLASS Arthur Adamopoulos OF Raymond Dalton 1951 Everett Doll Stanley Grabicc Duncan McCrae Maurice Murphy John O’Neil Charles Pyne William Redding Bambino Soscia Walter Waitkin Charles Varney Joseph Ventetuolo FACULTY George E. Adams Howland Burdick Paul Cicurzo Crawford P. Hart Robert Lepper OFFICERS President, Fred Lopes Vice Pres., Michael Balzano Treasurer, Leonard Euart Secretary, Richard Rutherford 17 Charter Members Founded 1908 33 1st row: A. Dwyer, E. Lundberg, F. Averill, S. Hurley, D. McGregor, C. Casey, H. St. Germain, W. Bucklin, R. Sweet. 2nd row. F. Clarke, H. Browning, J. O’Gara, E. Errico, J. McGreen, Mrs. Stockbridge, F. McElroy, R. D’Aquanno, F. D’Ambra, S. Hall, R. O’Connell. 3rd row: F. Wilcox, W. Reilly, J. Paquin, W. Jackson, M. Tarasevich, P. Moore, R. Potter, P. Wares, M. Parker, R. Simpson, R. Knef, E. Berling, P. Mellor, R. Holmes, R. Browning, M. Bramble, W. Jenkins, R. Curtis, J. Thayer. 4th row: H. Averill, D. Chase, R. Campbell, F. Roberts, E. Koufmann, W. Shannon, W. Senior, J. Martin, H. O’Rourke, W. Kramer, R. Miller, D. Rowe, F. Pritchard, F. Trumble, R. Reardon, F. Bruno THETA CHI Founded as a local fraternity in 1909, Eta Chap- ter of Theta Chi Fraternity bears the distinction of being the second oldest fraternity at Rhode Island State. In 1911, the fraternity set a pre- cedent by being granted a Theta Chi Charter and was initiated as the first national fraternity on campus. As of October 1947 the national fra- ternity boasted of 73 chapters throughout the country. It is sometimes called the “Fraternity of Deans”, since it numbers on its rolls many deans and presidents of U. S. colleges and uni- versities. Noted for setting precedents, Eta Chapter was the first to secure the services of a full time housemother, a practice still continuing and since adopted by other fraternities. It also set up the first dining unit with a resident chef. Theta Chi’s have always been noted for their participation in sports and other extra-curricular activities, having officers and members in Sachems, Polygon, Student Senate, and other professional and honorary societies. 34 CLASS Frank Averill Roland Jenkins John O’Gara OF Harold Browning Walter Jenkins William Orme 1949 Robert Curtis Wm. Kramer Herbert O’Rourke Frank D’Ambra Everett Lundberg Frank Pritchard Wm. D’Aguanno Francis McElroy Richard Reardon Eugene Errico John McGreen William Senior Samuel Hall John Mitsock Henry St. Germain Richard Holmes Robert Miller Michael Tarascvich Stephen Hurley Charles O’Donnell John Thayer CLASS Harold Averill Paul Coleman Miles Parker OF Herbert Bailey Francis Corcoran Robert Prout 1950 Bruce Blount Raymond D’Aquanno James W. Reilly Malcolm Bramble George Decker W. Franklin Roberts Ralph Browning Edward Foster James Ryan Fred Bruno John Hall William Shannon Richard Campbell Richard Kneff Dale Taft Fred Clarke Donald McGregor Robert O’Connell Frank Trumblc CLASS Edward Berling William Jackson Robert Potter OF William Bucklin Everett Kouffman Donald Rowe 1951 Joseph Byrnes James Leslie Robert Simpson Charles Casey John Martin Richard Sweet David Chase Austin Dwyer Parker Mellor Philip Moore Francis Wilcox FACULTY Harold W. Browning John E. Ladd Robert C. Hairc Herbert M. HofFord Robert Rockafellow Alexander M. Cruickshank Lorenzo F. Kinney, Jr. Robert D. Cashman OFFICERS President Francis R. McElroy Vice President John McGrecn Treasurer Eugene F. Errico Secretary Raymond D’Aquanno 35 1st tow. J. King, J. Mitchell, F. Anthony, D. Shannon, T. Olean, T. Reilly, D. Arnold. 2nd row: R. Elcy, R. Wilson, W. Newall, E. Brunnckow, J. Young, C. Eastwood, T. King, G. Hall, D. Macaulay, H. Bloom, J. Iarussi. 3rd row: W. Henshaw, E. Devolve, H. Lary, W. Balser, E. St. Louis, J. Matte, J. Gifford, J. Connors, R. Hawksley, A. Emery, D. Sibley, J. Malikowski. 4th row : R. Smith, E. Evans, E. Mowbray, W. Marxs, K. Drake, A. Nightingale, K. Gavitt, C. McLeish, R. Wakefield, R. Lawson, G. Champlain, K. Northup, E. Dempsey, R. Libby, T. Ponton BETA PHI From the rooms of East Hall in 1910 to the pres- ent house on Lower Col- lege Road, no fraternity has a more envious his- tory than Beta Phi. Its charter members, occu- pants of East Hall, or- ganized Beta Phi and found temporary hous- ing in the Watson House. Ground was broken in 1913 by Dr. John Bar- low for Beta Phi, the first fraternity ' house to be built on campus. In 1926, with the mortgage burning, Beta Phi became the first fraternity on campus to own a house. During the recent conflict more than 250 of the Brothers carried with them into all parts of the globe the fraternal ideals, Unity and Progress. 36 CLASS Harold L. Bloom Charles W. Eastwood, Jr. Warren R. Newall OF Eastwood H. Boardman Gordon B. Hall Clarence F. Olds 1949 Everett Brunnckow Robert A. Hawksley James A. Simmons Thaddus M. Ciesla Michael J. Iarussi Robert J. Wilson Edward Dempsey Thomas J. King James F. Young Kenneth R. Duhamel Dave M. Macaulay Robert A. Eley CLASS Walter J. Basler Robert J. Lawson William Ryan OF Gordon W. Champlin William J. Marx Ernest E. St. Louis, Ji 1950 Eugene G. Evans Charles H. McLcish, Jr. Herman Tiedge Albert W. Emery Kenneth E. Northup Robert C. Wakefield Kenneth C. Gavitt Thomas P. Olean Francis J. Connor James I. Gifford, Jr. Arnold Nightingale Daniel J. Connor Hubert E. Lary Thomas H. Ponton John Matte Cyril Lavin Thomas Reilly Donald J. Shannon CLASS John W. Agren John P. Mitchell Elmer V. Devolve OF Frederick W. Anthony Edward Mowbray John R. King 1951 William D. Henshaw R. Dana Sibley Don Arnold Robert R. Libby Raymond B. Smith William Marcil Joseph P. Malikowski Arthur K. Drake FACULTY Dr. Everett Christopher Dr. Donald Zinn officers President Charles Eastwood Vice Pres. James Simmons Treasurer James Young Secretary Thomas King 1910 Founded 1 1 charter members 37 1st row: J. Wherry, B. Flynn, F. Sherman, R. Beall, J. Awde, G. Doyle, E. Sweeney, E. Socha, P. Del Nero, R. Wood, J. Peck. 2nd row: P. Froeberg, A. Thibodeau, N. Pellerin, H. Sardelli J. Bulleit, P. Gilchrist, F. Harper, R. Hiller, D. MacDonald, R. Fleck, P. Barba. 3rd row: n’. Paquette, R. Mason, W. Rothwell, P. Nappi, H. Nickerson, J. Hutchinson, F. Heseltine, C. Kernan R. Dott, F. Panzarella, E. Fazzi, W. Hall. DELTA ALPHA PSI Delta Alpha Psi, the fourth oldest fraternity on the campus of Rhode Island State College, was founded in 1910. The fraternity received offi- cial recognition from the college April 6, 1912. In 1913, through the co- operation of President Edwards, the fraternity was given a lease on the Perry House on Upper College Road. Ground was broken in 1917 for the erection of a perman- ent dwelling, and construction was completed the following year. On the twenty-fifth anniversary of the found- ing, Delta Alpha once more expanded. The house was completely renovated and a new wing was added. Of the fraternities on the campus, Delta Alpha Psi has the largest alumni body and an active alumni organization which meets regu- larly in Providence. 38 CLASS Arthur Anderson OF Jack E. Awde 1949 Robert M. Beall Paul J. Del Nero George W. Doyle Bernard Flyn n Stanley Gaunt Francis Sherman George Sicilian Earl J. Sweeney Raymond R. Wood CLASS Raymond T. Cleeland OF Alan R. Dott 1950 Edmund Fazzi Russell F. Geisser Philip J. Gilchrist William Hall Franklin W. Harper John E. Johnson Edmund Mello Howard G. Nicholson Norman R. Paquette Frank C. Panzarella Norbcrt F. Pellerin William A. Rothwell Henry A. Sardelli Ernest M. Socha Joseph F. Wherry CLASS Pasquale Barba OF John Bulleit 1951 Raymond N. Dott Robert M. Fleck Paul E. Froeberg Donald N. Gavin Foster L. Heseltine Robert E. Hiller John G. Hutchinson Charles H. Kernan Donald J. MacDonald Robert F. Mason Pasquale F. Nappi J. Wesley Peck, Jr. Albert H. Thibodeau FACULTY Prof. William M. H. Beck, Jr. Dr. George W. Parks Prof. Wesley B. Hall Prof. Ernest B. Goodwin Prof. Gerald B. Haggerty OFFICERS President George Doyle Vice President Jack Awde Treasurer Ernest Socha Secretary Earl Sweeney 39 1st row. R. Bainton, R. Walker, F. Schofield, C. Hill, J. Heffernan, Mrs. Jackson, T. Muddi- man, R. McSweeney, C. Pearson, J. Cyckevic, E. Becker. 2nd row. R. Fairman, J. Waugh, F. Mitchell, J. Martin, P. Dennies, A. Greer, E. Heyman, M. Huston, W. Bcnesch, J. Kerins, R. Hurley, R. Francis, B. Hartwick, G. Winters, R. Thurber. 3rd row. J. Breen, P. Parent, W. Jackson, R. Campbell, R. Smith, F. Dinger, F. Bailey, J. Claflin, A. Schultz, E. Hall, C. Koulbanis, G. Carey, W. Heffernan, D. Fay LAMBDA CHI ALPHA Founded originally at Boston University in 1909, Lambda Chi Al- pha now embraces a rep- resentation of 130 Un- dergraduate Chapters throughout North Amer- ica. A total of 1 10 alum- ni associations actively participate in current fraternity functions. The total membership of both undergraduate and alumni now exceeds 40,000. Eta Zeta was installed at Rhode Island State College in 1914. The present chapter house af- fectionately known as the “Ranch”, was first oc- cupied in September 1936. During the war, our house was utilized as a faculty dining hall and a men’s dormitory. In September 1946, Eta re- opened and promptly regained pre-war stand- ards and efficiency. The Chapter has established and maintained an enviable record in scholastic, athletic and social activities since its activation 34 years ago. 40 CLASS Robert J. Bainton OF Edward C. Becker 1949 William Benesch William E. Brais James Breen Robert C. Caddell George F. Carey Joseph C. Claflin Alfred Collins John A. Cyckevic Everett J. Hall Joseph W. Heffernan William R. Heffernan Carlos F. Hill William H. Jackson Malcolm C. Kenney Robert E. McSweeney W. Fred Mitchell Thomas E. Muddiman Carl W. Pearson Fred H. Schofield Robert E. Thurber Kenneth W. Slater August C. VanCoughen Robert W. Walker John A. Waugh CLASS Fred A. Bailey OF Robert Connolly 1950 Donald R. Fay Richard Fairman Arthur T. Francis Albert Greer Leo J. Haczynski Edward J. Heyman Milton T. Huston James C. Kerins Charles J. Koulbanis Donald LaClair James P. Martin Paul M. Parent Robert K. Smith George P. Winter CLASS John Boubin Paul Dennies OF Raymond C. Campbell Fred B. Dinger 1951 Robert J. Hurley A. Wayne Schultz FACULTY Dr. Herbert C. Knutson Prof. Norman W. Butterfield Prof. Merle McIntosh OFFICERS President Joseph Heffernan Vice Pres. Thomas Muddiman Treasurer Carl Pearson Secretary Carlos Hill 12 Charter Members Founded 1911 41 1st row. E. Freeman, C. Tabor, R. Brown, R. Dwyer, E. Cull, W. Hartnett, R. Sharry B. Hall, L. Sullivan, S. Quinn, W. Parker. 2nd row. I. Murphy, N. Lavallee, C. Leech, j’ Klascrner, J. Kuschke, J. Duffy, J. Comstock, L. Golembiewski, E. McCarthy, A. Wells J Kennedy, W. Chapman, J. Mulvey, R. Hindle. 3rd row: C. Toze, H. Dey, J. Hawke, R. Under- hill, C. Rayner, I. Gorham, J. Moore, S. Sclafani, G. Mabey, E. Pearson, J. Staton, K. Sayles, R. Bosworth, J. Kapowich SIGMA ALPHA EPSILON Sigma Alpha Epsilon, founded in 1856, now has 119 chapters with 8 local fraternities peti- tioning for admittance at the next national con- vention. Rhode Island Alpha Chapter, formerly the local fraternity, Zeta Pi Alpha, was incorporated into the national fra- ternity in 1929. In 1934, a new chapter house was occupied by the members. Many improve- ments have made the chapter one of the lead- ing houses on the campus. Rhode Island Alpha Chapter has strived over the years to further the interests of her college and her fraternity. The activities of her members both in athletics and scholastic endeavor have been in keeping with the standards and goals of both the college and the student body. 42 CLASS William Parker OF James Duffy 1949 Robinson Hindle William Sharry Leo Sullivan Roswell Bosworth Matthew Bozek Isaac Gorham Merrill Pierce Edgar Freeman Stephen Quinn Burton Hall Salvatore Sclafani CLASS Edwin E. Cull OF Pierce Donovan 1950 Raymond Dwyer William Hartnett John Hawke Edward Hindle Raymond Hindle Stanton Kennedy Gordon Mabey Eugene McCarthy Jack Moore William O’Neil John Staton Clifton Leach L. Allen Wells Kenneth Sales Jack Kapowich Robert Brown John Kuschke Clifford Tabor Terrance Welch CLASS Norbert Lavallee OF Ira Murphy- 195 1 Edward McNulty Joseph Comstock Charles Rayner James Klaserner Leon Golembiewski Robert Underhill William Larrabee James Mulvey FACULTY Dean John Weldin Donald Roberts Charles Toye William Chapman James Dore EarJe Pearson Hugo Key OFFICERS President, Richard W. Sharry Vice-President, Burton F. Hall Treasurer, Pierce J. Donovan Secretary, Edwin E. Cull 10 Charter Members Founded 1929 43 1st row: D. Sopkin, P. Fradin, I. Lccht, I. Berman, M. Temkin, L. Gilman, H. Emers, N. Solish, F. Simon. 2nd row: M. Zalk, S. Slom, I. Galkin, S. Kestenman, H. Krasncr, S. Dubinsky, M. Schwartz, O. Melzer, M. Cohen, C. Cohn, J. Gcrtz. 3rd row: J. Lustig, S. Grossman, A. Stallman, B. Blazar, C. Grccnstein, G. Handler, R. Ticmann, S. Katzen, I. Kel- man, M. Rakusin, I. Sugerman, B. Jacobvitz, G. Abrahams, D. Rosrnfield, M. Weiss. 4th row. M. Pierce, A. Levin, A. Abramovitz, R. Bolusky, R. Klein, H. Sackett, C. Sugarman, B. Zim- merman, A. Riback, E. Freedman, J. Port, B. Bazar ALPHA EPSILON PI The local fraternity of Beta Nu Epsilon came into existence in the spring of 1922 with a charter membership of ten men. As the chapter prospered the idea of nationalization became an important factor of the policy. Finally in 1928 it was decided to affiliate with Alpha Ep- silon Pi. At the time of the induction, Dr. Howard Edwards, President of Rhode Island State College, was initiated as an honorary brother. During the war years the house was used as a dormitory by the college, but with the end of the emergency, AEPi has returned to its former status. Both before and after the war Alpha Epsilon Pi has had a record to be proud of on Rhode Island State’s campus. 44 CLASS Albert Abramovitz OF Irving Berman 1949 Burton Blazar Martin Cohen Sidney Dubinsky Irwin Galkin Marvin Geller Daniel Glasbcrg Stanley Grossman Arthur Klein Harold Krasner Asher Mclzcr Richard Paster Stanley Slom Julius Krasner Erwin Summer Robert Tiemann Charles Cohn Justin Abrams Allan Bernstein Robert Bolusky David Feinman Allan Fine Junius Gertz Charles Grcenstcin Solomon Katzen Irving Kelman Samuel Kcstcnman Richard Klein Milton Pierce Jerome Port Arnold Riback Herbert Sackett Harold Schwartz Franklin Simon Alvin Stallman Calvin Sugarman Marshall Weiss Milton Zalk Morris Zarchcn CLASS George Abrahams OF Banice Bazar 1951 Herbert Emcrs Paul Fradin Irwin Freedman Mitchell Geller Leonard Gilman Philip Ginsburg George Handler Herbert Horen Bernard Jacobvitz Owen Kwasha Arthur Levin Irwin Lecht Jay Lustig Marshall Rakusin David Rosenfield Norman Solish David Sopkin Irving Sugerman Merrill Temkin Bruce Zimmerman FACULTY Dr. Edward M. J. Pease Mr. Harold Sternbach Dr. Warren D. D. Smith OFFICERS President, Stanley Slom Vice-President, Harold Krasner Treasurer, Marvin Geller Secretary, Herbert Sackett 10 Charter Members Founded 1922 45 1st row: C. Kcnncdv, F. Curry, J. Barr, R. Vale, M. Serdjenian, B. Johnson, D. Wilkinson, R. Opdyke. 2nd row: F. Worrell, R. Griffith, E. Hand, Prof. DeWolf, R. Van Hof, J. Crossley, W. Hill, E. Hunter, K. Goodwin, C. Kenyon. 3rd row: N. Barney, W. Brown, G. Brown, C. Eik, O. Dexter, C. Phillips, R. Gammcll, D. Henley, R. Moore, E. Johnson, R. Staats, G. Clark, P. Jeffries, K. Boghossian, G. Conrad, E. Annablc, C. Bennett. 4th row: E. Lewis, H. Cameron, D. Nickerson, D. Johnson, A. Bragger, R. Rowe, J. Wilber, W. Davis, L. Mongeon, F. Sprague, R. Ingalls, L. Brown, F. Sullivan, H. Zartarian, R. Chase, H. Paulson PHI MU DELTA sent a petition to the college authorities seek- ing permission to establish a fraternity to be known as Delta Sigma Epsilon. The charter was granted on the sixteenth of that same Jan- uary. Delt a Sigma Epsilon, located in what is now the Village Church House, was absorbed by Phi Mu Delta and chartered as Nu Eta Chapter in 1929. The present house was occupied in 1932. Eleven non-fraternity men, drawn together in 1923 by common inter- ests, gradually grew to realize that their power and ideals could be strengthened only by the formation of a local fraternity. On January 10, 1924, the eleven students 46 CLASS OF 1949 Elliot W. Annable James Barr William A. Brown Rodman Chase John E. Crossley T. Morton Curry, Jr. Kenneth C. Goodwin Richard Griffith Eugene E. Hand Raymond G. Hawley Warren E. Hill Frank L. Hull Charles Kenyon C. Edwin Lewis Richard W. Moore Robert Van Hof Ted Worrell, Jr. George D. Clark CLASS OF 1950 Clyde D. Bennett, Jr. Albert E. Bragger, Jr. Edward W. Brow Gilbert W. Brown Lionel L. Brown Hugh B. Cameron George W. Conrad William B. Davis Andrew Demainc George O. Dexter Robert L. Gammell Edward L. Hunter Robert E. Ingalls Bertil A. Johnson Donald E. Johnson Charles Phillips, Jr. Robert A. Rowe Mihran Scrdjcnian Randall Vale John T. Wilber Douglas S. Wilkinson Harry A. Zartarian CLASS OF 1951 Neil S. Barney Gustav E. Benson Kachig Boghossian Thomas Curry Christian Eik David Henley Harry P. Jeffries Edward Johnson Clinton R. Kennedy Lee A. Mongeon Darius M. Nickerson Richard E. Opdykc Harry C. Paulson Forrest R. Sprague Robert W. Staats Fred Sullivan Jeffrey Tabor FACULTY Prof. Robert A. De Wolf Prof. George E. Bond Prof. John B. Smith Prof. Brooks A. Sanderson Mr. Kendall Moultrop OFFICERS President, Robert Van Hof Vice-President, John E. Crossley Treasurer, Edward L. Secretary, Warren E. Hill 9 Charter Members Founded 1922 47 m, iR Sl, A A £6; .alt. S ' vL f 1 w VI t v H V V mi j ; - | 1 4 i i i i 1 .f fs’ . jr — -r C Jm 9ft $ m i .7 L f «; Sjjfe J ’ X PLWj J . W j: ' 1st tow. J. Gomez , M. Hill, W. Leeburn, C. Billmycr, R. Bender, A. Narcisso, J. Wilson, R. Lanyon, W. Murray. 2nd row: M. Gentile, J. Hood, E. Hayden, C. Wagner, R. Shortle, R. Marcille, R. Gates, G. Rose, R. Perkins, G. Papadopotilos, J. Lynch. 3rd tow: I). Lenth, M. Dunbar, H. Alexandre, M. Kenyon, S. Stickley, E. Carpenter, A. Gentrs, C. Jensen, N. Poppc, D. Knuschke, L. Groenovcld, J. Gauch, R. Aubin. 4th row: R. Boulais, A Kenyon, R. Phelps, J. Walsh, R. Sargeson, L. Mortenson, A. Johnson, R. Phelps, D. Phelps, N. Jollow, E. Makant TAU KAPPA EPSILON In the fall of 1920, a group of non-fraternity men living in East Hall banded together and or- ganized a group called the Campus Club. As the membership grew, the group petitioned and became a local fraternity, Phi Beta Chi, making it the seventh Greek Letter organization on campus. In 1937 the chapter joined Tau Kappa Ep- silon and became the sixth national on campus. Professors Billmycr and Coggins were among the charter members installed with Alpha Rho Chapter. Our aim is to set forth the true spirit of man’s traditional feeling of fratcrnalism. 48 CLASS Errol Carpenter OF Albert O. Gentes 1949 Alfred Johnson William V. Lceburn Robert E. Marcille William T. Murray Richard G. Phelps Richard Sargeson Richard T. Shortlc James Walsh Clifford E. Wagner John Hood David Lenth CLASS Herman Alexandre OF Robert E. Aubin 1950 Charles M. Billmycr Robert B. Gates John R. Gauch Eugene B. Hayden Norman L. Jollow Archibald Kenyon Norris Kenyon Joseph Lynch Leonard Mortenson Ray Northup Joseph D. Pannone Richard E. Perkins Edwin A. Phelps Norman Poppe Gene A. Rose Charles Stickley Frederick Horton George T. Papadopoulos CLASS Richard Boulais OF Maurice Dunbar 1951 Carl Jensen Robert Lanyon Albert Narcisso John Wilson Robert Bender Malcolm Hill Leonard Grocncvcld Donald Knuschke Donald Phelps John Gomez FACULTY Dr. Winfield S. Briggs Prof. Carroll D. Billmycr Prof. Lester C. Coggins Mr. Jerry ' J. Gentile Mr. William R. Kenyon Mr. Kenneth Kaye Mr. Leslie Stone OFFICERS President, Robert E. Marcille Vice-President , Robert B. G tcsTreasurer, Richard E. Perkins Secretary, Gene A. Rose 10 Charter Members Founded 1929 49 A m f u o ' 3T;-r i y ml ' s mJr J Tfe 1 } M B A 1st TOW : S. Saila, W. Carlccn, J. Cardin, D. Manning, C. McCormack, J. Brady, F. Perry, Dr Bell j Keegan. 2nd row: G. Pinhciro, L. Houle, W. Digglcs, A. Louzon, R. Benvcnuti, C Moll,’ A. Hull, J. Baldwin, E. Brown, C. Skogley. 3rd row: J. Giusto, W. Ferngno, F. De- Santis, A. Russo, C. Manfredi, R. Downey, D. Campanclla, C. Thulicr, B. Britton, H. Stransky, R. Pancicra PHI SIGMA KAPPA The Lambda Triton chapter of Phi Sigma Kappa can trace its history at Rhode Island State back to 1925 when a group of off-campus students, wishing to gain the bonds of fraternity life, formed Phi Sigma Fraternity. The first home of the group was Tavern Hall. Prior to the purchase of the present location in 1933, the fraternity was incorporated as the “Order of Phi Sigma” by the Secretary of State in 1930. The war curtailed the house’s activity. It was closed in 1943, entered the “fraternity pool” in 1945, and was reactivated in 1946. It then petitioned successfully for affiliation with the national fraternity, Phi Sigma Kappa, and was inducted officially on February 22, 1948. 50 CLASS Bruce Britton OF Alfred Campagnone 1 949 Raymond Cardin Walter Carleen Arthur Hull Charles Manfredi Charles McCormack Francis Perry Harry Stransky Saul Saila Richard Benvenuti John Brady Earl Brown Domenic Campanella Robert Downey Donald Dumelow William Fcrrigno Joseph Giusto Joseph Keegan Alfred Louzon David Manning Conrad Skogley Claude Thulier James Baldwin George Pinheiro Albert Russo Richard Steadman FACULTY Dr. Robert S. Bell CLASS Frank DeSantis OF Walter Diggles 1951 Lionel Houle Harold Melkonian Charles Moll Roger Panciera OFFICERS President, John Brady Vice-Pres., Charles McCormack Treasurer, Francis Perry Secretary, David Manning 12 Charter Members Founded 1925 51 1st row J Pcnkala, E. Houtmann, R. Egan, F. DeLuisc, E. Parsons, G. Gilbert, T. Robinson, J. McLaughlin, A. Malo, R. Baker, J. Masterson. 2nd tow : R. Williams, H. Redfern, C. Rozak, T. Lules, J. Solmoncsc, J. Reynolds, W. Bisson, E. Hayes, R. Gilmore, W. Carew, L. Hanson, T. Fanning, R. Colwell. 3rd row: W. Marchand, E. Jaworski, W. Whitaker, R. Binyon, R. Cronin, J. Roglcr, A. Sherman, A. St. Germain, N. Picchionc ALPHA TAU GAMMA Alpha Tau Gamma was founded by a group of 28 men who have seen the organization grow steadily since the time the initial meetings were held in Washburn Hall. Total membership numbers 210, of which 37 are active members. The original group lived at the Fortin House for three years before occupying its present home, the former Beta Phi house. Professor Joseph W. Ince, our faculty advisor for a period of 19 years, retired last spring. His services and assistance over those years played a major role in the development of the organi- zation. Dr. Theodore Odland has succeeded Professor Ince as ATG’s faculty advisor. Founded in 1929, Alpha Tau Gamma looks forward to many more years of success. 52 CLASS OF 1949 Richard S. Baker William R. Bisson Robert S. Colwell Peter A. Curtin Frank A. DeLuise Robert F. Egan Raymond J. Gorman Edward N. Houtmann James E. Masterson John F. McLaughlin Elmer J. Parsons Benjamin V. Peckham John F. Penkala James F. Reynolds Thurston T. Robinson Allison A. St. Germain William T. Whitaker CLASS OF 1950 Ralph E. Binyon Berton M. Bowser William M. Carew Robert J. Cronin George A. Gilbert Edward C. Jaworski Armand L. Malo Nicholas E. Picchione Harry A. Redfern Charles T. Rozak Arthur L. Sherman Robert M. Williams CLASS OF 19S1 Thomas F. Fanning Robert C. Gilmore Lloyd G. Hanson Edward M. Hayes Thomas Lules Wilfred R. Marchand John C. Rogler Joseph C. Solmonese FACULTY Dr. Theodore E. Odland George E. Ballentine Joseph Ince Lee C. McCauley Chester Berry Stanley S. Gairloch OFFICERS Pres., Thurston T. Robinson Vice-Pres., John McLaughlin Treasurer, Armand Malo Secretary, George A. Gilbert 28 Charter Members Founded 1929 53 1st row: P. Lischio, C. Pinucci, T. Caldrrone, B. Rizzo, V. Ragosta, N. Jaswell, V. Sami, J Pezzillo, A. Pctrarca, W. Frrrante, J. Guido. 2nd row: C. Del Mato, J. Corsetti, L. Conti, G. D’Agostino, G. Simone, J. Calise, V. Risi, V. Secure, W. Capuano, C. Pagano, D. Persechino, J. Conti, G. Carnevale. 3rd row: E. Pastore, P. Rizzi, M. Moretti, F. Scopa, R. D Andrea, M. Antoni, J. Casale, G. Silvestri, N. Cipolla, J. Guido, H. Diodati, M. Santoro BETA PSI ALPHA Beta Psi Alpha was founded in the year 1932 with South Hall as its first home. The fra- ternity later moved to Dr. Pease’s house and remained there until 1940 at which time its present home was built. Having a stron g and active alumni, the fra- ternity recognizes such honorary members as His Excellency the Governor, John O. Pastore, Dr. Igor Sikorski, Dr. Nicholas Alexander, Felix Ferraris, and Professor Paul F. Cieurzo. Although the fraternity has only been in ex- istence for sixteen years, its achievements have been such that it is now one of the foremost fraternities on campus. 54 CLASS T. DeSisto P. Lischio V. Ragosta OF W. Ferrante A. Petrarca A. Ripa 1949 N. Jaswell J. Pezzillo B. Rizzo J. Guido C. Pinucci V. Sarni CLASS M. Antoni G. Silvestri V. Montecalvo OF C. Asprinio G. Simone C. Pagano 1950 E. Asprinio V. Santo E. Pastore- J. Conti T. Natale M. Santoro L. Conti N. C’ipolla F. Scopa T. Caldarone J. Casale R. D’Andrea C. Del Matto V. Securo CLASS J. Calise G. D ' Agostino T. Pignatelli OF W. Capuano H. Diodati C. Ragosta 1951 C. Carnevale J. Guido V. Risi J. Corsetti M. Moretti D. Pereschino P. Rizzi FACULTY Dr. Edward M. Pease Dr. Philip E. Douglas Dr. Andrew J. Newman OFFICERS President, Vincent Sarni Vice-Pres., William Ferrante Secretary, Louis Conti Treasurer, Jos. Casali 8 Charter Members Founded 1932 55 w: E. Sherman, A. Klein, J. Fradin, R. Seaberg, L. McCusker, M. Gollis, C. Spielberg, i, R. Blaine. 2nd row: R. Plante, J. Faulkner, S. Fine, E. Silverman, C. Martus, M. Silver- . Rosen, M. Miller, R. Blackinton, M. Wallick, J. Tanenbaum. 3rd row: J. Young, S. Cohen, R. DeQuattro, S. Fyffe, D. Decof, R. Meyer, L. Carpenter, J. Sheehan TAU EPSILON PHI In the fall of 1946, sev- eral students became imbued with the idea that a fraternity could, and should, be represen- tative not only of the fraternal spirit, but also of the ideals of freedom for which this country stands. These men resolved to organize a fraternal group in which all men, regardless of race or religion, could live together with a feeling of true brotherhood. The new year saw the constitution completed and ratified by the group. In April 1947, a petition for recognition as a local fraternity was submitted. After approval by Polygon and the College administration, a provisional charter was granted on November 19, 1947. On April 11, 1948, the fraternity was initiated into Tau Epsilon Phi national fraternity. 56 CLASS Ralph Aden OF Richard Blaine 1949 Jack Fradin Morton Gollis Milton Kilberg Alan Klein CLASS Leon Carpenter OF Rudolph DeQuattro 1950 John Fyffe Carroll Martus Leo McCusker Richard Meyer Robert Seaberg Eugene Sherman CLASS Richard Blackinton OF Stephen Cohen 1951 Donald Decof John Faulkner Stanley Fine Murray Miller Roger Plante FACULTY Dr. William Itter OFFICERS Chancellor, Leo X. McCusker Scribe, Robert R. Seaberg Vice-Chancellor, Morton H. Gollis Charles Spielberg Jorden Tannenbaum Joseph Sheehan Everett Silverman Edward Weiner Joseph Young Simon Rosen Myron Silverstein Melvin Walleck Historian, Dick Meyer Bursar, Jack S. Fradin 57 1st row. R. West, J. Pezza, G. Garver, C. Anderson, E. Sherman, J. Cheever, E. Steere, D. Grant, R. Soderberg, E. Ashton. 2nd row : R. Nixon, R. Miner, J. Herzuck, R. Olson, C. Johnson, A. Berriman, H. Lewis, J. DcMerchant, S. Hart, E. Knight, H. Walsh. 3rd row: T. Stearns, A. Baptista, E. Cannon, W. Avison, J. Humphreys, W. Sheehan, A. Willey, E. Nans, J. Murray, R. Poyton, R. Hanke, D. Kennedy, S. Smith SIGMA PI In June, 1944, a group of undergraduate stu- dents established an or- ganization on a campus which was void of fra- ternity life. As an or- ganization, Tau Sigma functioned continuous- ly until its recognition by the College adminis- tration late in 1947. The group stood as a local fraternity at Rhode Island State College until its affiliation with Sigma Pi National Fraternity in September, 1948. The national fraternity, Sigma Pi, was found- ed at Vincennes University of Vincennes, Indiana on February 26, 1897. At present there are thirty-seven active chapters of Sigma Pi, in ad- dition to six units which are in a state of coloni- zation. With chapters located in all parts of the country, the Rhode Island State affiliate is the Alpha Upsilon Chapter. 58 CLASS Ernest G. Ashton OF James W. Cheever, Jr. 1949 Donald M. Grant Earl R. Knight, Jr. Francis Knight Peter J. McKone Joseph Pezza Ernest V. Sherman Richard A. Soderberg Theodore R. Stearns Raymond M. West, Jr. Charles W. Anderson William T. Avison J. Arnold Baptista Edward Cannon John Herzuck Joseph Humphreys Charles R. Johnson Donald Kennedy Walter Little Richard N. Mastracchio Edward R. Nans Ray R. Nixon Robert P. Olson Robert F. Poyton Eliot Roberts William Sheehan Edgar A. Steere Arthur Willey Adam J. Wisniewski CLASS John DeMerchant OF Robert Hanke 1951 Howard Lewis Ralph W. Miner James W. Murray Stuart Smith Henry J. Walsh FACULTY Dr. Philip Carpenter Francis A. Fitzgerald Francis C. Pysz Lester J. King OFFICERS President, Ernest V. Sherman Vice-Pres., Charles W. Anderson-Seere ary, Theodore R. Stearns Treasurer, James W. Cheever, Jr. 59 R. Martelli R. Perry, R. Bertolacini, J. Murphy, J. Doonan. 2nd P. Bigney, R. Craig, S. Garabodian, T. Keegan TAVERN HALL The residents of Tavern Hall are joined in a fra- ternal organization for their mutual scholastic and social benefit. Its members have always maintained a high scho- lastic standing, and have been active in many extra-curricular activ- ities. Tavern Hall, built in 1750, is located in Kingston opposite the old English well, and has a rich historical past. Since the establishment of the College, it has served as a residence for off- campus students. OFFICERS President Ralph Bertolacini Vice-President .... Ralph Perry Secretary-Treasurer James Murphy CLASS OF 1949 Ralph Bertolacini James Murphy Robert Craig Ralph Perry Theodore Kohler CLASS OF 19S0 Paul Bigney Thomas Keegan John Doonan Robert Martelli Stephen Garabedian 60 1st row. W. Busch, T. Szepatowski, J. Hourigan, H. Arcand, C. Phaneuf. 2nd Larcau, D. L’Heureux, L. Ncbiolo, W. McNealy, W. Drury, B. Lambert, J. Cinalli. 3rd Yale, R. Milot, A. Wong, A. Desaulniers, F. Feeney, A. Lareau THE AQUINAS CLUB In the fall of 1947 a group of students in the hut area met to discuss the establishment of an organization which would serve their common scholastic, social, and moral interests as under- graduates. As a result of the meeting a club was formed which was named the Aquinas Club after St. Thomas Aquinas, a noted philosopher and scholar. The organization has grown rapidly through the addition of new members and in February 1949 a petition for recognition as a local fra- ternity was submitted. Pending action on the petition, the organization continues to function as the Aquinas Club. OFFICERS President Vice-President Corresponding Secretary Recording Secretary Treasurer James Hourigan Henry Arcand Thomas Szepatowski William Busch Conrad Phaneuf 61 1st rotu:M. Kent, L. Berlow, J. Sawyer, G. Ferri, E. Jewett. 2nd row: G. Darling, R. Townlcy, F. Welsh, N. Freedman PAN HELLENIC ASSOCIATION President Joan Sawyer Secretary-Treasurer Gloria Ferri The Panhcllenic Association is the govern- ing body of the six sororities on campus. Be- sides supervising rushing, the group endeavors to foster inter-sorority spirit by sponsoring in- ter-house activities. Some of the accomplishments of this year were a chain dance, a tea for Freshmen, the annual Inter-house Sing, and a Workshop in the spring to revise the Constitution and the rush- ing system. The members include two representatives from each sorority — a Junior and a Senior. Alpha Delta Pi Alpha Xi Delta Chi Omega Delta Zeta Sigma Delta Tau Sigma Kappa Marion Kent Ruth Townley Barbara Jeanne Scabury Gloria Ferri Barbara Neil Mary Dohring Virginia Reid Frances Welch Leona Berlow Naomi Freedman Joan Sawyer Gloria Darling 62 63 1st row. D. Howard, C. Magner, J. Tomellini, C. Bourne, J. Sherman, C. Jacob, M. Jacob. 2nd row. J. Stockton, G. Darling, H. Higgins, S. Murphy, J. Sawyer, J. Lother, R. Jenison. 3rd row: M. Dame, D. Munroe, R. Lombardo, B. Strong, T. Stevens, M. English, A. Clarke, E. Johnson, D. Kacena. 4lh row: I. Roughan, J. Beattie, P. Quinn, J. Michie, J. Gammon, E. Tilley, K. Harris, E. Burn, M. Brown SIGMA KAPPA Sigma Kappa Sorority was founded at Colby College, Maine in 1874. Since that time the or- ganization has expand- ed until there are now forty-nin,e chapters spread throughout the country. Phi chapter was founded in 1914 at Rhode Island State College as Sigma Tau Delta, the first sorority established on the campus. Miss Helen E. Peck, former Dean of Women, was one of the founders, and later an esteemed ad- visor to the group. In 1919 Phi chapter of Sigma Kappa was incorporated, and in 1923 the girls took possession of their present home. The aims of this group are to uphold its ideals of friendship, scholarship, and leadership, and to help promote these high standards through- out the college. 64 CLASS Margaret English Ruth Jenison Susan Murphy OF H. Huberta Higgins Marguerita Lombardo Joan Sawyer 1949 Martha Jacob Joyce Lothcr CLASS Marilyn Brown Dorothy Howard Joyce Stockton OF Anne Clarke Joyce Gammon Claire Trubek 1950 Muriel Dame June Mitchic Joan Wilkie Gloria Darling Judith Sherman CLASS Joan Beattie Eleanor Johnson Isabella Roughan OF Carolyn Bourne Diane Kacena Gertrude Stevens 1951 Estelle Burn Claire Magner Barbara Strong Katherine Harris Drusilla Munroe Fac Tilley Catherine Jacob Pauline Quinn Jane Tomcllini FACULTY Faculty Advisor, Mrs. G. Parks OFFICERS President, Susan Murphy Vice-President, Joan Sawyer Treasurer, Ruth Jcnison Secretary, Gloria Darling 65 1st tow : E. Killoch, M. Anderson, M. Murphy, M. Gorman, H. MeGuigan, M. Pendell, M. Moxham, B. Neil, M. Dohring. 2nd row. J. Ashley, M. Murray, B. Bosworth, B. Beattie, A. Aulis, B. Hopps, V. Gerlach, C. Palmer, N. Whyte. 3rd tow: M. Cornell, M. Hartley, J. Hayden, J. Thomson, R. Djustburg, P. Maguire, M. Koning, B. Joyce, B. Johnson CHI OMEGA Chi Omega was found- ed at the University of Arkansas on April 5, 1895. Four young wo- men and Dr. Charles Richardson, a Kappa Sigma, were responsi- ble for its establishment as the first strictly national Greek letter sorority for women. From this small beginning, Chi Omega has expanded from Maine to California until its chapter membership now numbers 104. On May 10, 1922, the Lambda Beta Chapter of Chi Omega was established at Rhode Island State College. Through cooperative living and active pa r- ticipation in campus life, Chi Omega seeks to show its members the way to an enriched and satisfying way of life. 66 CLASS Valeric Gerlach OF Maureen Gorman 1949 Janice Hayden Beverley Hopps Barbara Joyce Mina Koning Helen McGuigan Marcia Moxham CLASS Mary Lou Anderson Mary Dohring OF Ruth Djusberg Phyllis Maguire 1950 Mary Jane Murphy Barbara Neil Cynthia Palmer Marilyn Pendell Marilyn Murray CLASS Joan Ashley OF Ann Aulis 1951 Barbara Beattie Elizabeth Bosworth Marilyn Cornell Carol Gorman Mary Ann Hartley Barbara Johnson Eleanor Killoch Joan Thomson Nancy Whyte OFFICERS President, Helen M. McGuiganSecre ary, Marilyn Pendell Faculty Advisor, Mrs. D. Conrad Vice-Pres., Maureen Gorman Treasurer, Marcia Moxham 67 | I • 11 11 1 L , Br ' WMk M . J J: - -y u |L1| R a ' - ' bX f tSL (9k t % vj ft IV K PjJ j jj IPj! iJ w 1 l Lt 4 r w. m u Am P9jb ' . m - j 1 JO N 1 1 i IG Bj r ) % mw i gs r Vi | j ] V w ir rT if- w Cj. fj y llJwl y k 1st tow. B. Skooglund, L. Messinger, J. Williams, P. Grant, C. Palm, B. Winter, M. Simone, E. Odland. 2nd tow: L. Reilly, L. Migliaccio, P. Luther, F. Welch, A. Feeley, S. Keleher, C. Bennett, H. Chegwidden, J. Barrows, J. McIntosh, A. Winter. 3rd tow: C. Meyer, C. Heald, B. Roussin, E. Angell, J. Sundquist, C. Reynolds, P. Armstrong, M. Stake, S. Steerc, L. Bonetti DELTA ZETA Delta Zeta Sorority was founded at Miami Uni- versity at Oxford, Ohio, in 1902. There are now sixty-seven chapters in the United States. In 1924 a local sorority, Theta Delta Omicron was established at Rhode Island State College and four years later this group became the Beta Alpha Chapter of Delta Zeta. The object of the sorority is to unite its mem- bers in the bonds of sincere and lasting friend- ship, to stimulate one another in the pursuit of knowledge, to promote the moral and social culture of its members, and to develop plans for guidance and unity in action. 68 CLASS Priscilla Armstrong Patricia Grant Louise Reilly OF Hilda Chegwidden Phyllis Luther Marion Reynolds 1949 Aileen Feely Lucille Messinger Virginia Reid Virginia Stiles CLASS Elizabeth Angell Jean McIntosh Dorothy Turner OF Joy Barrows Ellen Odland Frances Welch 1950 Elda Bonetti Sally Keleher Hope Lennon Corinne Palm Barbara Roussin Miriam Simone Jeanne Sundquist Jane Williams Ann Winter Elizabeth Winter CLASS Cynthia Bennett Cynthia Meyer Marilyn Stake OF 1951 Carol Heald Loretta Migliaccio Barbara Skooglund Shirley Steere FACULTY Faculty Advisor, Miss M. Fletcher OFFICERS President, Patricia Grant Vice-President, Jane Williams Treasurer, Corrine Palm Secretary, Elizabeth Winter 69 1st row: B. Chernov, R. Elowitz, A. Silverman, E. Levin, E. Sherman, N. Freedman, M. Nemtzow. 2nd row: B. Klein, A. Shapiro, B. Schuster, L. Bernstein, H. Brouth, N. Salk, L. Berlow, H. Podrat. 3rd row: A. Birenbaum, B. Cantor, M. Stone, D. Frank, A. Eisenberg, D. Lovett, P. Mines, M. Goldstein SIGMA DELTA TAU Sigma Delta Tau was founded at Cornell Uni- versity, March 25, 1917. From this date it has grown until now there are twenty-six active chapters throughout the United States and Can- ada with a total of 4,100 members. The sorority started on this campus as the Rhode Island Campus Club in 1933. It was reorganized as Nu Alpha in 1935. On January 25, 1947, Nu Alpha became incorporated as Alpha Beta Chapter of Sigma Delta Tau. The members of Sigma Delta Tau, by living and working together, aim to achieve one goal — that each and every member shall receive by active participation all the benefits of campus activities so that she, in future years, will know how to live a rich and satisfying life. 70 CLASS Lucille Bernstein OF Leona Berlow 1949 Harriet Brouth Barbara Cantor Rosalea Elowitz Ernestine Levin Bernice Schuster Eveline Sherman CLASS Adele Birenbaum OF Braina Chernov 1950 Arlene Eisenberg Naomi Freedman Beverly Klein Evelyn Mines Matilda Nemtzow Harriet Podrat Norberta Salk Annette Silverman CLASS Jacqueline Cohen OF Deborah Frank 1951 Miriam Goldstein Dolores Lovett Avis Shapiro Marilyn Stone Beverly Strauss OFFICERS President, Ernestine Levin Vice-Pres., Naomi Freedman Treasurer, Evelyn Mines Secretary, Matilda Nemtzow FACULTY Faculty Advisor, Miss M. Dickson 71 1st tow. A. D’Almeida, M. Santaniello, R. Norwood, M. McIntyre, N. Nelson, M. Falvey. 2nd row. E. Jewett, B. Seabury, J. Schora, D. Roderick, A. O’Connor, B. Wild, M. Minard. 3rd row : A. Kenyon, J. O ' Connell, B. Martin, M. Vican, B. O’Donnell, F. Bonelli, G. Sousa, A. Wilcox. 4tli row: P. Mahon, H. Canning, G. Giusti, R. Moia, M. Roque, B. Herzog, P. Caster, B. Macdonald, G. Ferri ALPHA XI DELTA Alpha Xi Delta was founded at Lombard College in Galesburg, Illinois, on April 17, 1893. It was a group of ten young women who had in mind an organi- zation to cultivate friendship between its members, protect them in all ways, and maintain honor and duty, that first put it into active existence. Alpha Xi Delta has grown until there are now 75 chapters. Eta Phi became Beta Upsilon, the sixty-sec- ond chapter of Alpha Xi Delta in May of 1948. Eta Phi was founded on October 30, 1945, by fourteen girls and recognized as a local in June of 1946. Work was recently completed on the chapter room. The members and pledges are looking forward to enjoying it. 72 CLASS Marilyn Coyle Betty MacDonald Josephine Schora OF Earlene Jewett Jean O’Connell Barbara Jeanne Seabury 1949 Audrey Kenyon Delores Roderick Ann Wilcox Mary Roque CLASS Phyllis Caster Barbara Martin Betty O’Donnell OF Alice D’ Almeida Marie McIntyre Dolores Saravo 1950 Gloria Ferri Madelyn Minard Frances Werner Mary Falvey Ann O’Connor Betty Wild CLASS Felicia Bonelli Patricia Mahon Margaret Santaniello OF Helen Canning Rita Moia Gloria Sousa 1951 Gloria Giusti Norma Nelson Marion Vican Beverly Herzog Ruth Norwood FACULTY Faculty Advisor, Miss M. Cummings OFFICERS President, Delores Roderick Vice-President, Ann O’Connor Treasurer, Dolores Sai Secretary, Josephine Schora 73 1st row: N. Rawlinson, C. Shute, A. Tefft, N. Jenks, M. Kent, V. Jones, E. Hebert, D. McKenna. 2nd row : M. Pantalone, J. Joy, L. Erickson, N. Reynolds, E. Marino, F. Juras, S. Tudisca. 3rd row: R. Towney, P. Johnson, S. Whitcomb, P. Lees, E. Depardo, N. Spencer, M. Dingwall. 4th row: A. Kempenaar, J. Bostrom, R. Smith, M. Saccocia, M. Deluca, B. Kenyon, J. Forsythe, G. Tower ALPHA DELTA PI Alpha Delta Pi Sorority, the oldest secret society for college women in the world, was founded on May 15, 1851, at Wes- leyan Female College, Macon, Georgia. Known first as the Adel- phean Society, in 1904 it was organized nation- ally as Alpha Delta Pi. In 1944, four girls formed a new society for women on our campus, which became recog- nized by the college on March 13, 1947, as Tau Alpha Epsilon Sorority. A little over a year later, on May 22, 1948 the group was installed as the Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Delta Pi. There are now seventy-two chapters active throughout the United States and Canada. Our purpose is to maintain a high standard of mutual betterment — in group responsibility, personal conduct, scholarship, and campus re- lationships. 74 CLASS Janice Bostrom Marion Kent OF Mary Dingwall Esther Marino 1949 Lois Erickson Nancy Reynolds CLASS Mary Deluca Jeanne Joy OF Esther Depardo Felicia Juras 1950 Joanne Forsythe Anna Kempenaar Nancy Jenks Priscilla Lees Phyllis Johnson Sally McCaughey Virginia Jones Dorothy McKenna CLASS Elizabeth Corry Barbara Kenyon OF Eileen Hebert Nancy Rawlinsoi 1951 FACULTY Faculty Advisor, Miss Bacon OFFICERS President, Nancy Reynolds Vice-President, Lois Eri Secretary, Felicia Juras Caro Shute Serena Tudisca Geraldine Tower Marie Pantalone Marjorie Saccocia Roberta Smith Nancy Spencer Ruth Townley Alice Tefft Shirley Whitcomb Treasurer, Esther Marino 75 1st tow : N. Hodgson, J. Goday, L. Thuotte, M. Brownridge, M. Donatclli, M. Seaberg, B. Roy. 2nd row. M. Macrae, C. Johnson, P. Crudeli, I. Audette, V. Geremia, J. Laboissoniere, A. Budlong, P. O ' Brien, B. McKenna. 3rd row : I. Hoar, J. Cruickshank, P. Quinn, B. Bowen, P. Shailer, N. Thayer, B. Ambrifi, B. Kettle, M. Edmonds, E. Quanstrom, B. Sykes. 4th row: R. Lischio, S. Blomquist, R. Mulholland, B. Hayward, V. Farrar, B. Allen, R. Benson, E. Colan, E. D’lorio, S. Mangini, N. Sibley, B. Soule, M. Bogetti DAVIS HALL Davis Hall has been a landmark on our cam- pus since 1891. In addi- tion to the forty-two women students now housed within its walls. Davis Hall contains the military headquarters, the infirmary, and the bell which calls the stu- dents to classes. The main social function is an annual Square Dance. This year a very successful Carnival Dance and other informal dances were held. 76 CLASS Irene Audctte OF Mary Bogetti 1951 Anne Budlong Eileen Colan Patricia Crudcli Helen Cruichshank Vilma Gcremia Jean Goday Joan Laboissoniere Betsy Soule Liesse Thuottc CLASS Barbara Allen OF Beverly Ambrifi 1952 Ruth Benson Sylvia Blomquist Barbara Bowen Muriel Brownridge Evelyn D ' lorio Marie Donatelli Marguerite Edmonds Virginia Farrar Barbara Hayward Inez Hoar Nancy Hodgson Carline Johnson Barbara Kettle Rita Lischio Martha Macrae Barbara McKenna Shirley Mangini Shirley Mason Roselyn Mulholland Paula O’Brien Elizabeth Quanstrom Patricia Quinn Barbara Roy Marilyn Seaberg Patricia Shailcr Arlene Sibley Beatrice Sykes Nancy Thayer OFFICERS President, Vilma Geremia Secretary, Anne Budlong Vice-Pres., Joan Laboissoniere Treasurer, Irene Audette House Director, Mrs. B. Russell 77 1st TOW. A. Farron, M. Geisser, L. Cashman, A. O’Neil, M. Garberg, N. Worrall. 2nd row: • Fletcher, M. Cozzolino, J. Harris, B. Healy, M. Dawson, A. Moran, R. Boyle C Grills . Emerson. 3rd row: S. Hulton, J. Heroux, S. Coogan, M. Kent, B. Johnson, P. Heath] Bernstein, B. Houle, M. Macktaz, H. Margolies. 4th row: P. Smith, B. Drayton, B. Abel, B. Hadfield, N. Dean, D. Usher, A. Bernstein EAST HALL East Hall first served as a men’s dormitory. In 1945 it was opened as living accommoda- tions for women stu- dents. At present there are seventy-seven girls living in the dormitory. Foremost on the social program are the Tinsel Ball, which is held just before Christmas, and the Spring Formal. In addition to these dances there are several vie dances held each year. An annual May breakfast is served to the Fresh- men by the upperclassmen. There are also several offices and a classroom in East Hall. 78 OFFICERS President, Marjorie Dawson Secretary, Ann Moran Vice-President, Bertha Healy Treasurer, Jane Harris Social Chairman, Rita Boyle House Director, Mrs. H. Quirk 1st row: J. Ford, B. Champlin, B. Broadbent, A. Randall, C. Beady, E. Perrin. 2nd row: S. Tarbox, S. Bacon, J. Motta, B. Brierley, D. Pliakas, M. Kagan, D. Noyes, J. Ardrey, M. Ncw- marker. 3rd row: C. Coduri, P. Wilkey, M. Dinwoodie, E. Proctor, G. Miles, N. Corey, T. Majeau, D. Sylvia. 4th row: J. Peckham, N. Seamans, B. Blottman, L. Grocott, M. Lynch, J. King, A. Buxton, L. Ibbotson 1st row : L. Turner, A. Marcello, B. Anderson, M. Dorkin, M. Ferrigno, A. Marianetti, M. Cairns. 2nd row : N. Diluglio, C. Gouveia, J. Narducci, I. Ragosta, M. Mansolillo, E. Maljanian, W. Kelley, C. Conlin, V. Kenyon, B. Connaughton. 3rd row: V. Berndt, D. Nolan, M. Clark, J. Finley, M. Tefft, P. Farrell, T. Allen, L. Biagi, L. Roberts, M. Amaral, B. Shusman. 4th row: E. Baldoni, E. Whitehead, B. Champlin, S. Broomfield, N. Ludman, J. Royal, E. Corry, V. Holt, E. Wagenknecht, D. Pellegrini, E. Ruggerio, R. Gcoghegan OFFICERS President, Elizabeth Maljanian Vice-President, Isabel Prata Sec.-Trens., Marguerite Mansolillo So. Chairman, Winifred Kelley House Dir., Miss M. DeWees ELEANOR ROOSEVELT HALL mm In September 1937, Eleanor Roosevelt Hall was first opened as a girls’ dormitory. A year later the building was formally dedicated with Mrs. Roosevelt, Sena- tor Theodore Francis Green, and Governor Robert E. Quinn present at the dedication ceremony. During the war, from June 1943 to the spring of 1944, the Hall was used by men serving in the United States Army as living quarters. At the present time 155 women students oc- cupy this dormitory. 80 CLASS Thelma Allen Jane Finley Rosemary Nugent OF Bernice Anderson Gertrude Forcier Ann Obradovich 1949 Elaine Barry Mary Jo Fulford Demetra Pliakas Laurice Bartlett Cecilia Gouvcia lima Ragosta Ingrid Berglund Evelyn Harry Louise Roalf Virginia Berndt Sclna Kaplan Carol Robinson Nancy Burhoe Winifred Kelley Shirley Seagal Polly Carney Virginia Kenyon Adele Schuster Miriam Clark Eva Lait Barbara Simpson Claire Conlin Jeanne Lynch Janet Smith Betty Connaughton Eloise Maloney Phyllis Sodergrcn Mary Dee Elizabeth Maljanian Joan Stern Norma DiLuglio Marguerite Mansolillo Barbara Sylvester Priscilla Farrell Constance Molloy Lois Turner Mary Ferrazzoli Josephine Narducci Dorothy Nolan Kathleen Vandalc CLASS Margaret Amaral Anna Marianctti Barbara Shusman OF Rita Bedard Dorothy Mitchell Elaine Silverstein 1950 Janet Beerman Shirley Northup Gloria Smith Constance Brouillette Meredith Paterson Margaret Tefft Jeanne Burke Doris Pellegrini Barbara Tewksbury Mary Ann Fcrrigno Isabel Prata Dorothy Toll Barbara Kelley Carol Reid Olive Turner Marion Lee Lucy Ann Roberts Betty Vermettc Hope Lennon Jean Royal Margaret Walsh Shirley MacCuc Anna Marcello Adriana Sciotti Bernadette Sheehan Suzanne Whitman CLASS Priscilla Aldrich Suzanne Gendron Audrey McLean OF Beverly Boxser Rita Geoghegan Cynthia Meyer 1951 Ethel Burton Joan Hasscnfcld Anna Otto Margaret Cairns Virginia Holt Vivian Orodenker Betty Corry Sally Hoyle Phyllis Robinson Anna Ferreira Dolores Forbes Helene Kauffman Tricia Lovett Eleanor Ruggcrio 81 1st tow: A. Solitro, P. Strauss, A. Tor tolano, Mrs. Shutc, G. Leacy, C. Wood, T. St. Germain. 2nd tow: B. Eighmy, M. Wilson, C. Anderson, I. Turner, R. Darling, M. Moriarty, H. Lyons. 3rd tow: M. Gelalccc, C. Hall, H. Smith, I. Casavant, A. Cannizzaro, P. Maki NORTH ANNEX North Annex, the small- est women’s housing unit on campus, houses twenty-five women stu- dents in the shadow of E. R. Hall. One of the more important events celebrated is the annual hayride which is held in late autumn. The girls are trying to organize a chorus for competition in the Intersorority Sing. OFFICERS President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Social Chairman House Director Gertrude Leacy Ann Tortolano Phyllis Strauss Carol Wood Thcrese St. Germain Mrs. A. Shutc 82 VIAJERAS CLUB The campus home of the eighty women com- muters of 1948-1949 is Quinn 201. The organi- zation through which the commuters partici- pate in college activities is appropriately named “The Viajcras Club.” This year the commuters have been very ac- tive in that they have participated in sports, held their annual food sale, and held a banquet in January. They hope to sponsor a “Vic” dance and turn it into an annual affair. OFFICERS President Vice-President Secrelary-T reasurer Social Chairman Faculty Advisor Carolyn McNulty Elva Sweet Edith Burn Claire Quinlan Mrs. M. Morgan 83 activities 1st row: F. Lopes, P. Grant, D. Andrews, R. D’Aquanno, H. Schwenk. 2nd row: B. Hopps, R. Soderberg, T. Robinson, Dr. Smith, H. O’Rourke, O. Melzer, N. Reynolds SACHEMS OFFICERS Moderator Donald Andrews Secretary Patricia Grant T reasurer Raymond R. D’Aquanno FACULTY ADVISORS Dean George Ballentine Miss Mary Cummings Professor John Smith conduct in accordance with the best traditions of Rhode Island State College. Sachems may be recognized by their navy blue jackets with the Indian Head emblem on the pocket. During the past year they have sponsor- ed football rallies, campus dances, and the Mayor- alty Campaign. They ran the class elections as well as assisting in the Gymnasium-Armory Cam- paign during the state elections. This associa- tion attempts to work out solutions to campus problems by fostering a free interchange of thought between the administration, the faculty and the student body. The Sachems is an hon- orary organization whose members are elected in the latter part of their junior year. A maxi- mum of fifteen members in the Junior Class are tapped for membership on the basis of creditable scholarship and active participation in campus activities. Three faculty advisors assist them in their work of maintain- ing and enforcing a high ethical code of student 86 1st row : G. Doyle, H. Drobiazgiewicz, E. Errico, H. Northup, G. Ballentinc, R. Stockard, R. Rockafellow, H. Browning, M. Komar. 2nd row. P. Carpenter, W. Parks, R. DeWolf, M. Parker, O. Brucher, M. Gilbert, E. Andrews, V. Higbe, J. Sawyer, J. Ince. 3rd row: E. Hand, R. Marcille, A. Juras, R. Bell, F. Howard, M. Tarasovich, T. Keneshea, E. Christopher, S. Haley PHI KAPPA PHI OFFICERS President Dean George A. Ballentine Vice-President Doctor Vernon I. Cheadle Secretary Professor Raymond H. Stockard Treasurer Mr. Harold J. Northup This organization was established to provide an honor society dedicated to the Unity and Democ- racy of Education and open to honor students from all departments of American universities and colleges. Its prime object is to emphasize scholarship and character in the thought of col- lege students, to foster the significant purposes for which institutions of higher learning have been founded, and to stimulate mental achieve- ment by recognition through election to member- ship. It is a national scholastic society which was organized in 1897. In 1913 a chapter was estab- lished at Rhode Island State College and each year the society selects students of outstanding scholarship for membership in the society. Dur- ing the eighth semester students are selected on the basis of their scholastic record during the pre- vious seven semesters, and a few students are se- lected during the seventh semester. 87 Dr. Metz, Dr. Itter, B. Connaughton, Dr. Tilton, J. DelVecchio, Pres. Wood- ward, Mr. Stitely, J. Bostrom PHI ALPHA THETA OFFICERS President Secretary-T reasurer Faculty Advisor Joseph DelVecchio Betty Connaughton Asst. Prof. Donald Tilton OTHER MEMBERS Janice Bostrom, Assistant Professor William A. Itter, Assistant Professor William D. Metz, Mr. John O. Stitely, and President Carl R. Woodward The chapter of Phi Alpha Theta was organized and its charter members initiated in November, 1947. It is an honor society seeking to encourage the study of history and the writing of papers by its members. It also sponsors visiting lecturers on topics of interest both to the students of his- tory and to others in general. The society pays recognition to high scholastic attainments in the field of history as well as in the other fields of studies. 90 L ’ ID [ jm. 1 I; 4|L 1 Li 1 $ m m l.fcS; 1 . i 1 J s m Wf 4 V w " t f m 1st row : A. Steen, R. Dunbar, R. Wakefield, G. Sargent, W. Larmie, J. Simons, M. Hagopian. 2nd row: Dr. Christopher, J. Crowell, M. Lary, Dr. Bell, T. Jenson, L. Pieri, Prof. Bond. 3rd row: M. Lomasney, S. Garabedian, Dr. Howard, B. Mostensky, M. Crowell, C. Steere, F. Lopes ALPHA ZETA OFFICERS Chancellor Gordon F. Sargent Censor Walter Larmie Scribe Robert C. Wakefield Treasurer James A. Simmons Chronicler Robert S. Dunbar, Jr. FACULTY ADVISORS Dr. Robert S. Bell Dr. Everett P. Christopher Prof. George E. Bond The National Agricultural Fraternity of Alpha Zeta was established at Ohio State University on Dec. 4, 1897. This Fraternity was established as a professional fraternity to encourage and de- velop the qualities of high scholarship, fine fel- lowship and sound character. There are now 45 chapters throughout the United States. The “Rhode Island Chapter” was established here at Rhode Island State College on May 29, 1936, and membership is open to male students in the School of Agriculture showing outstand- ing scholarship and character. Meetings are held bi-monthly and stress rural and agricultural leadership through talks and discussions. Outstanding speakers in the field of agriculture are obtained. Entertainment and sociability bind the group, making it one of the outstanding organizations on the campus. 91 1st row: J. Lanagan, J. Rodriques, E. Errico, R. Volk, E. Hand, T. Keneshca, R. Chase, H. Drobiazgicwicz. 2nd row: H. Campbell, A. Juras, R. Robinson, R. Baker, H. Walch, D. Stuart, R. Marcille, L. Beausejour, J. Murphy, K. Slater, W. Hall. 3rd row: T. Keegan, R. Caddell, T. Masse, R. Fontana, S. Soscia, J. Crossley, W. Brown, F. Hull, T. Szepatowski, E. Annable, M. Serdjenian, R. Beall, M. Komar SIGMA MU OFFICERS President Vice-President Secretary T reasurer In April of 1948, the honorary engineering so- ciety, Sigma Mu, was founded at Rhode Island State College. A total of forty-seven students was included in the charter membership. The society is composed of selected members of the engineering student body, faculty, and alumni. Student membership is restricted to a small percentage of each of the upper classes. Eugene Hand George Doyle John Clark Richard Volk and selections are made on the basis of high scholarship and exemplary character. Sigma Mu was founded as a social and fra- ternal organization whose aims are : to foster, in those men associated with engineering, the prin- ciples which characterize the true professional man ; and to promote the spirit of good will and cooperation among engineers. 92 1st tow : B. Soule, L. Thuottc, D. Andrews, M. Fletcher, E. St. Louis, M. Dawson, P. McGuire. 2nd row: B. Sylvester, H. Lyons, J. Awdc, W. Baldwin, T. Caldarone, R. Anderson, I. Harring- ton, G. Decker, M. Lee, P. Mahon. 3rd row: P. Mitchell, D. Dumelow, J. Fyffe, R. Campbell, G. Conrad, R. DeQuattro, W. Rothwell, E. Phelps, G. Gilbert, A. Wong, E. Maljanian STUDENT SENATE President Vice-President Secretary T reasurer Member at large Dan Cashman Ernest St. Louis Dorothy McKenna Don Andrews Ed Lewis Student Senate is the only campus organiza- tion that is truly repre- sentative of the student body. One senator and one alternate are elected for every forty students enrolled. It is vested with legislative and executive powers to regulate all student activities which involve the whole student body and which arc not covered by the charter, by-laws, and regulations of the college. Among its major accomplishments of the past year arc changes in the election regulations for both upper and lower classmen, and complete charge of Athletic Association ticket distribution and ticket taking at the games. It is hoped that with the erection of the new Student Union and its “Senate Chamber”, in honor of Stephen O. Metcalf, that one of Stu- dent Senate’s prime aims, to promote closer re- lationships between the administration and the entire student body, will be realized. 93 1st row: E. Maljanian, J. Hayden, M. English, E. O’Donnell, R. Norwood, R. Elowitz. 2nd row: M. Mansolillo, N. Reynolds, M. Deluca, B. Hadfield, S. Keleher, A. Buxton, R. Benson, J. Royal, G. Sousa. 3rd row: M. Simone, B. Connaughton, B. Seabury, M. Fletcher, L. Migliac- cio, J. Beattie, G. Darling, J. Stockton, A. O’Neil WOMEN’S STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION OFFICERS President Joan Sawyer Vice-President Betty O’Donnell Secretary-Treasurer Ruth Norwood The Women’s Student Government Associa- tion with its four branches : Council, Residence Committee, Judicial Board, and Junior Coun- cil, covers matters in the college life of women students which do not come under administra- tive rule. The Association tries to instill a spirit of cooperation and friendliness among all wo- men students. Rules and regulations which have been set up by the women themselves, in an at- tempt to make living together a more pleasant situation, are enforced by this organization. Be- sides rules and regulations, W.S.G.A. sponsors a freshman orientation program through the help of Junior Counsellors. Some of the activities of the past year were: several coffee hours at which guest speakers and musicians appeared; an annual tea for new stu- dents; and Freshman Stunt Night and Freak Day. In addition, W.S.G.A. endowed a hospital bed for a relief hospital in Europe. 94 D. Sylvia, B. Hadfield, A. Shuster. 2nd B. Bowen, I. Turner, M. Fletcher WOMEN’S DORMITORY ASSOCIATION The Women’s Dormitory Association, com- posed of every girl living in the college dormitor- ies, has as its purpose the coordination of house activities and social functions. The officers and representatives from each house, who are elected annually by the girls, form the governing board. This group discusses and endeavors to solve any problems which may arise in dormitory living. The board also distributes funds to each hous- ing unit for social activities during the school year. Each year all the girls in the dormitories cooperate in presenting one big entertainment which their well-organized efforts help to make very successful. 95 1st tow : B. Proctor, C. Palm, J. McIntosh, I. Turner, M. Kagan, F. Jones, L. Olsen, R. Handler. 2nd row: M. Scrdjcnian, F. Pritchard, G. Clark, R. Bosworth, L. Sullivan, R. Mason, R. Almeida. 3rd row: D. Bolhouse, B. Skooglund, A. Winter, H. Chegwidden, G. Darling, T. Worrell, E. Ashton, L. Erickson, J. Stockton, L. Migliaccio, D. Hinchey. 4th row: S. Grainger, F. Mason, B. Kelley, P. Rosen, J. Klascrncr, S. Slom. M. Wallick, W. Jackson, H. Emers THE BEACON The Beacon, the college weekly paper, is issued each Friday to all stu- dents on Campus. The paper is sub-divided in- to various departments so that each of its mem- bers is afforded an op- portunity to gain valuable experience in the writ- ing of news, sports, and features. In addition to writing, the newspaper offers experience in make- up work and co mm ercial aspects of journalism such as advertising and circulation. The election of officers is held in the early part of the second semester so that the incom- ing officers may still have the benefit of the graduating seniors’ experience. The Beacon is representative of student ideas, publishing all letters and articles on student or college problems. 96 OFFICERS Editor-in-chief Ros Bosworth Managing Editor Leo Sullivan News Editor Bob Mason Assistant News Editor Bill Ryan Desk Editor Bob Almeida Sports Editor Frank Pritchard Assoc. Sports Editor Hank Zabierck Copy Editors Joyce Stockton Gloria Darling Business Manager George Clark Advertising Manager Ted Worrell Assist. Ad. Manager Ernest Ashton Circulation Manager Mike Serdjenian Office Manager Lois Erickson Staff Secretary Hilda Chcgwiddcn Staff Cartoonist Art Sherman FACULTY ADVISORS Prof. Herbert M. Hofford, Stanley S. Gairloch 97 l p|:fl r - 1 V l ] fig L ' J ' l 1 1st tow. A. Belanger, P. Rosen, C. Thulier, I. Reiman, H. Schwenk, B. Neil, J. Horan, A. Bailey, W. Mowbray, R. Kcttlcty. 2nd tow. R. Hawke, J. Hunnewell, A. Strauss, H. Fassett, E. Silverstein, M. Lee, S. Whitman, J. Lynch, M. Brownridge, S. Seagal, R. Aden, G. Sprague, C. Phancuf, J. Paquin. 3rd row: M. Rakusin, H. Saroian, J. Taber, M. Tetreault, T. Zitserman, B. Zimmerman, W. Cooke, D. Ginsburg, F. Fitchen, W. Brcy, T. Wylie, R. Campbell, L. King W. H. O. E. WHOE, the Rhode Island State College Radio Network, was initiated in the Fall of 1946. After a year of planning and design by the technical department, construction of the equipment was started in the summer of 1947 and completed in the fall of that year. It was in late November that WHOE aired its first broadcast. Now, after two years of broadcasting, WHOE has a membership that numbers over seventy. As a campus radio station, WHOE has brought to the students the best in programs and all spe- cial events such as basketball games, musical pro- ductions from Edwards Auditorium, ground breaking ceremony for the new dormitories, cam- pus news items and special interviews. WHOE has been active in the Student War Memorial Fund, the Building Bills campaign of 1947, and the Gymnasium-Armory referendum. WHOE is distinctive in being the only campus activity that serves the students every day, bring- ing the programs to the campus every night dur- ing the school week. As in the past, after you have listened to a good radio program, the an- nouncer will say: “This is the Rhode Island State College Radio Network”. OFFICERS General Manager Production Manager Technical Manager Business Manager Harry Schwenk J- J- Horan A1 Bailey Phil Rosen 98 Shirley Seagal H. Schwenk and J. J. Horan 99 ii JM -4 jBf Ha j§ [ ■ M f ! Jit ' ! ■ 1 ' j M ■Kb M x| t| r t 1st row : N. LaFlammr, H. Himeon, S. Wesolowski, R. Beall, W. Parker, E. Cannon, G. Doyle. 2nd row: V. Sarni, H. Schwenk, E. Welch, E. Brow, J. Fradin, C. Thulier, P. ' Brodeur. 3rd row: W. Haskell, M. Komar, E. Phelps, A. DuPont, W. Ferrante, J. Pczzillo SCABBARD and BLADE OFFICERS Captain First Lieutenant Second Lieutenant First Sergeant Military Ball Chairman Robert M. Beall Stanley Wesolowski William H. Parker Frank C. Pritchard William H. Parker FACULTY ADVISORS Colonel Bartholomew R. DcGrafF Captain William C. Deeklc, Jr. Captain Gabriel A. Ivan Captain Howard K. Welch Scabbard and Blade is a National Military honor fraternity. The organi- zation was founded at , the University of Wis- . consin in 1904 with the idea that such a society would be vital in foster- ing the ideals and prac- tices of military educa- tion in the United States. H Company, 6th Regiment of Scabbard and Blade was established on the Rhode Island State College campus in 1927. H-6 was de-activated in 1943 upon the entrance of the undergraduate members into active service and was re-activated in 1947. The company proudly lists, as “Gold Stars”, eleven of its members who gave their lives in World War II. Scabbard and Blade sponsors the annual Mil- itary Ball at which the Junior Cadet Officers are tapped for membership and the selection of the Regimental Sweetheart is announced. Miss Audrey Kenyon of Alpha Xi Delta Soror- ity was selected Co-ed Colonel for 1949 -’50. 100 L ' i M ' t l r ] 1st tow. R. Beall, J. Rodriques, E. Errico, J. Murphy, M. Iarussi. 2nd row: Prof. Moultrop, E. Hand, J. Hummer, J. Awde, J. Johnson ENGINEERING COUNCIL OFFICERS Chairman Eugene F. Errico Secretary James D. Murphy Treasurer James L. Rodrigues FACULTY ADVISOR Senior Faculty Advisor Dean T. Stephen Crawford The Engineering Council of Rhode Island State College, organized in 1939, is made up of the Presidents of the student engineering societies and an elected delegate from each, together with the respective faculty advisors and the Dean of the School of Engineering who acts as the sen- ior advisor to the Council. Its recognized official function is to coordinate the affairs and activities of the student engineering societies represented, and to act in behalf of those societies in carrying out any proposals or suggestions looking to the stimulation and improvement of engineering in all its aspects at the College. Social activities sponsored by the Council include the Engineering Smoker, the Slide Rule Strut, and the Engineer- ing Banquet. The following student societies are affiliated with the Engineering Council : The American Institute of Chemical Engine- ers. The American Society of Civil Engineers. The American Institute of Electrical Engineers. The American Society of Mechanical Engineers. The Institute of Aeronautical Sciences. The Physics Society. 101 I iS. i IemT ' s ’ ■ , -r ' r J 1st row. W. Jenkins, J. Larcau, A. Dupont, J. Merrell, F. Connell, R. Beall, S. Onysko, K. Moultrop, E. Dempsey, S. Hurley. 2nd row: C. McCormack, V. DeQuattro, J. Reynolds, W. McNealy, R. Hawksley, N. Poppe, J. Slocum, R. Salk, R. West, J. Campo, D. Rosenfield, N. Maynard. 3rd row. P. Starke, A. Caccia, A. Kokturk, C. Koulbanis, M. Huston, M. Austin, B. Lambert, J. Baldwin, P. Lischio AMERICAN SOCIETY of CIVIL ENGINEERS OFFICERS President Robert M. Beall Vice-President Francis J. Connell Secretary John C. Merrell Treasurer Steven Onysko FACULTY ADVISORS Faculty Advisor Professor Kendall Moultrop This Society was first or- ganized in 1926 as the Civil Engineering So- ciety and became affili- ated with the American Society of Civil Engine- ers in 1932. The local group has experienced rapid growth in both its membership and scope of activities in the post war years. Through the student branch, students have the opportunity to meet with professional engi- neers and to become better acquainted with actual engineering practices. The annual pro- gram consists of lectures and illustrated talks by visiting and undergraduate speakers, attendance at other Chapter meetings in Rhode Island and Massachusetts, movies on engineering topics, field trips, and the “C. E’s” Christmas party. 102 1st row. V. Bcrndt, W. Ferrante, J. Pezza, J. Checver, E. Hand, R. Marcille, P. Iaciofano, J. Hummer, E. Errico, J. Paquin. 2nd row: C. Pagano, R. Chase, R. Leedham, J. Gibson, P. Toscano, W. Bisson, F. Fitchen, W. Mowbray, L. Beauscjour, C. Manfredi, C. DclMatto. 3rd row: A. Cardillo, J. Lanagan, E. Nans, B. Baldini, T. Szepatowski, T. Shortle, J. Crossley, S. Soscia, E. Annable, H. Himeon, W. Harper, M. Komar, H. Remington, W. Murray AMERICAN INSTITUTE of ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS Chairman Vice Chairman Secretary T reasurer Branch Counselor Eugene E. Hand Robert E. Marcille James W. Cheever Pasco A. Iaciofano Prof. John L. Hummer This society has the dis- tinction of being the old- est of all the engineer- ing societies at Rhode Island State College. It was founded in 1898 as a local group and became a Student Branch of the national organization, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, in 1923. The society seeks to promote greater student interest in electrical engineering and to give students the opportunity of becoming better ac- quainted with the aspects of professional engi- neering. The group conducts student meetings, sponsors the preparation of student papers on electrical subjects, and entertains experienced and prominent men as guest speakers. 103 1st row. R. Fontana, S. Gaunt, J. Cinalli, H. Arcand, R. Volk, K. Carpenter, J. Johnson. 2nd row. E. Darling, E. Brunnekow, G. Gartsu, J. Fernandes, A. Obradovich, J. Murphy, W. Rothwell, A. Louzon, F. Paul. 3rd row. W. Leeburn, W. Johnson, W. Dias, A. Wong. C. Johnson, R. Riel, C. Sterns, R. Vaughn, F. Bruno, R. Pelletier, F. Feeney. 4th row. R. Peel, W. Busch, R. Robinson, C. Eastwood, A. Lawton, W. Zidiales, D. Pierce, E. Brow, J. Greene, J. Gomena, N. Maynard AMERICAN SOCIETY of MECHANICAL ENGINEERS OFFICERS Chairman Vice Chairman Secretary Treasurer James Murphy Jack Fernandes Ann Obradovich William Rothwell FACULTY ADVISOR Faculty Advisor Prof. Alexander Sitek The American Society of Mechanical Engineers was organized national- ly in 1880. Its member- ship now, including stu- members, is 25,970. Our own student branch was formed before 1930 by Dean Wales, and in the years that followed, was sponsored by Professors Billmyer and Car- penter. During the war, while all other engineering societies on campus were inactive, the ASME still functioned. Its membership dropped to 15, but these men still kept up the work of the society. The society has a membership of 115, which is the largest in its history on campus. The group fosters interest in the field of me- chanical engineering through the media of lec- tures by prominent engineers, movies, and dis- cussions on topics of importance to the student engineer. 104 1st row: R. Horrocks, P. Lennon, H. Drobiazgiewicz, J. L. Rodrigues, L. Chabot, H. Graves, E. Hertel. 2nd row: A. Collins, J. Awde, D. Beretta, G. Shukowski, C. Sugarman, R. Wilder, W. Schmid. 3rd row: B. Ostcr, L. King, F. Fitzgerald, J. Fyffe, C. Smith, G. Doyle CHEMICAL ENGINEERS OFFICERS President Vice-President Secretary T reasurer Engineering Council Representative James L. Rodriques Leo A. Chabot Henry S. Drobiazgiewicz Robert J. Coty Jack E. Awde FACULTY ADVISOR Faculty Advisor Dr. Harold E. Graves This, the second young- est of engineering groups at Kingston, became af- filiated with the national society, the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, in 1938. The original local organiza- tion was formed a year earlier. The student branch has grown rapidly, pro- moting undergraduate interest in the curriculum by encouraging full participation in regular busi- ness meetings, field trips to neighboring indus- trial plants, and by obtaining prominent and ex- perienced guest speakers from within the indus- trial chemical engineering field. 105 S. Gaunt, D. L. Kenner, R. Fontana, J. Iarussi, F. Paul, D. Pierce. 2nd Macaulay, W. Zidiales, A. Lawton, E. Darling THE INSTITUTE of AERONAUTICAL SCIENCES OFFICERS Chairman Michael Iarussi Vice Chairman Rudolph Fontana Secretary-Treasurer Fred Bailey FACULTY ADVISOR Faculty Advisor Mr. Melvin Lindner The student branch of this organization was es- tablished on the campus in 1947 and was the suc- cessor to the Aero Club and the N.A.A. Chapter. Membership is open to juniors and seniors in the Aeronautics option of the Mechanical Engineer- ing curriculum. The society sponsors outside speakers from the aeronautical fields and attempts to foster a pro- fessional consciousness among its members. 106 1st row : R. Panciera, W. Lomasney, E. Christopher, B. Britton, J. Simmons, R. Wakefield, N. Wilson, A. Wisniewski. 2nd row: D. Chase, A. Steen, H. Nicholson, L. Pieri, W. Larmic, K. Bohuslav, J. Burdick, F. Haseltine, G. Sargent, E. Hayden, H. Hagopian. 3rd row: R. Peck, R. Blaine, R. Morgan, M. Crowell, J. Crowell, R. Hindle, B. Mostcnsky, S. Garabedian, W. Bailey AGGIE CLUB OFFICERS President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer Social Chairman James Simmons Bruce Britton John Mason David Feinman Robert Wakefield FACULTY ADVISOR Faculty Advisor Dr. E. P. Christopher The Aggie Club, found- ed in 1907, is the oldest existing student organi- zation on the campus. Membership in the club is open to all students enrolled in the School of Agriculture. Leadership training, comradeship, and a closer relationship between faculty and students are the ideals sought by the organization. Activities include lectures, movies, and the annual publication of the “ Gleaner.” The club assists in the support of the Dairy Cattle and the Poultry Judging Teams, and has established a fund for the landscaping of the proposed Stu- dent Union. An annual award is made to the outstanding Junior student, and Senior Keys are awarded on a point system. Social events in- clude the Aggie Bawl, Christmas party, and the annual picnic. 107 HitUf ' l Kjj 1 M B ► X e M % u ’ • S i i 1 H Kl .igfeu ilp i ’ M - 10 Y r 1st tow. A. Petrarca, W. Avison, M. Tetreault, R. Campbell, P. Whitehead, D. Murphy, G Koulbanis, G. Gilbert, R. Colwell. 2nd row: J. Lynch, A. Stallman, T. Zitserman, H. Sackett, R. Perry, N. Kenyon, B. Zimmerman, R. Hunt, W. Baldwin. 3rd row: C. Tabor, A. Gold, F. D’Ambra, E. Grady, F. Schofield, E. Ashton, B. Bowser, E. Sherman, W. Marx ALPHA DELTA President Vice-President. Secretary Treasurer Alpha Delta, one of the newer clubs on campus, was founded in April 1948 by a group of adver- tising students who felt the need of an organiza- tion devoted to the study of this rapidly expand- ing field. One of the purposes of Alpha Delta is “to ren- der all possible service toward the improvement of the quality and quantity of advertising in gen- eral, and especially for college publications, and in advertising research.” By bringing prominent men in the various phases of advertising to the college for lectures and discussions; by showing outstanding films Richard R. Campbell Carlos F. Hill Paul T. Whitehead Maurice R. Tetreault on such subjects as printing, consumer research and merchandising ; and by sponsoring field trips to nearby concerns. Alpha Delta hopes to enable its members to gain valuable experience and make worthwhile contacts for their future career. The fraternity hopes to join the national pro- fessional advertising fraternity, Alpha Delta Sigma, in the near future. Under the guiding influence of Professor Herbert H. Palmer, a form- er president of the national group, Alpha Delta is fast becoming one of the largest and most active extra-curricular organizations at R. I. State. 108 1st row. R. Bedard, M. Ferrazzoli, R. Bcrtolacini, J. Sherman, L. Conroy, J. Fyffe, M. Fer- rigno, S. Northup. 2nd row: J. Hanley, D. Berctta, T. Burgess, R. Morgan, W. Davis, E. St. Louis, T. Miller, R. Ruggiero, M. Gollis. 3rd row: A. Malo, J. Horrocks, J. Hourigan, M. Lombardo, V. Farrar, R. Townley, A. Commoti, H. Drobiazgiewicz, T. Reilly CHEMISTRY SOCIETY President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer OFFICERS Lawrence E. Conroy John A. Fyffe Judith Sherman Ralph Bertolacini FACULTY ADVISORS Dr. Eugene C. Winslow, Dr. Douglas L. Kraus The Chemistry Society was originally organized to afford an opportunity for the students of chem- istry and chemical engi- s neering to become better l acquainted and to foster a professional spirit r them. Membership in the society was i to all students in the college to promote interest in chemistry among students in other curricula. The Society conducts lectures, field trips, dem- onstrations, and movies throughout the college year. Meetings are held twice monthly in the lecture room of Ranger Hall. An annual event of the Society is a joint meeting with the chemis- try societies of Brown University and Providence College. The Society is a Student Affiliate Chap- ter of the American Chemical Society. 109 1st row: M. Jones, N. Reynolds, J. Stockton, M. Bacon, S. Keleher, G. Darling, F. Tilley, L. Biagi, E. Wagenknecht. 2nd row : L. Roberts, M. Lynch, B. Johnson, J. Royal, B. Broad- bent, P. Farrell, V. Gairloch, R. Benson, J. Hayden, H. Higgins, F. Hanff. 3rd row: I. Hoar, M. Dame, C. Gouveia, J. Beattie, S. Blomquist, A. Buxton, L. Grocott, P. Heath, S. Bromfield, C. Bourne HOME ECONOMICS CLUB President L ice-President Secretary T reasurer Social Chairman Sally Keleher Gloria Darling Joyce Stockton Fac Tilley Cynthia Palmer FACULTY ADVISOR Faculty Advisor Miss Mary- Jane Bacon The first student Home Economics Club was or- ganized at Montana State College in 1895. There arc now 336 clubs throughout the country which are affiliated with the American Home Ec- onomics Association. At Rhode Island State College the club was started in 1921. This year the club celebrated the fortieth anniversary of the establishment of Home Economics in the state. At present it in- cludes 200 members. The objectives of the Home Economics Club are to provide opportunities for personal develop- ment of members, service to school and com- munity, and active participation in programs for improving home and family living. The member- ship of this club is open to any woman student on campus. 110 SOCIETY for the ADVANCEMENT of MANAGEMENT President Vice-President Secretary Treasurer OFFICERS Richard G. Phelps Donald Dumelow Bernard Stein Stanley Wesolowski FACULTY ADVISOR Miss Mabel Dickson Faculty Advisor The Society for the Advancement of Man- agement (known on campus as S.A.M.) was re- activated under the direction and guidance of Miss Mabel Dickson. The organization has ex- panded to include all business curricula, home economics, and industrial engineering. It is a national organization under the ' sponsorship of the Providence Chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Management. The purpose of the society is to acquaint the student with people in the field of business so that they may learn and benefit from the ex- perience of others. Many of the programs of- fered by S.A.M. include well known speakers from all phases of business and industry. Ill 1st row: B. Vermctte, H. Carpenter, L. Glaser, E. Sherman, P. Rosen. 2nd row: A. Winter, B. Winter, R. Brown, R. Crandall, S. Whitman, J. Schora. 3rd row: L. Mcssinger, O. Turner, C. Robinson, B. Schuster, D. Frank SOCIUS CLUB President Secretary Treasurer Social Chairman FACULTY Faculty Advisor The Socius Club is a local organization of stu- dents whose purpose is to promote interest in the sociological studies by showing the import- ance of these studies in present day applications. Problems of applied Sociology and the profes- sional and occupational aspects of the subject are studied and discussed by the students. Louis Glaser Ann O’Connor Naomi Freedman Eveline Sherman ADVISOR Mrs. Philip Carpenter Lectures by prominent, selected speakers keep the group informed of the progress made in the field of professional sociology, and study trips to nearby institutions are provided to enable the students to obtain more than a theoretical ap- proach to the problems they study. 112 INTER-FAITH ORGANIZATION OFFICERS President Jack B. Mitsock (Asbury Club) Secretary Naomi Freedman (Hillcl Foundation) Treasurer Corinne Palm (Student Fellowship) FACULTY ADVISORS Dr. William D. Metz, Dr. Edward M. J. Pease The various religious groups of the campus, Asbury Club, Canterbury Club, Hillel Founda- tion, Lutheran Association, Newman Club, and the Student Fellowship, have united in forming the Inter-faith Organization, which seeks to en- courage membership in the religious organiza- tions on campus, promote better understanding among them, and further their common inter- ests. The program of the Inter-Faith Organization is designed to stimulate interest in religion and religious activities, and to erase the prejudices which may arise among adherents to different faiths. Its governing body is the council to which each member organization annually elects three dele- gates, and its advisory board is composed of mem- bers of the faculty. 113 ASBURY CLUB OFFICERS President Jack B. Mitsock Secretary-Treasurer Pat Shailer Director of Publicity George Mona Religious Advisor Rev. Wesley Hodge, Wakefield The Asbury Club was organized November 14, 1946. It is named for Bishop Francis Asbury, one of the earliest Methodist Bishops in America. The purpose of the Asbury Club (The Rhode Island State College Methodist Student Organi- zation) is four fold: 1. To provide Christian fellowship on the col- lege level. 2. To develop Christian leadership for the local churches. 3. To help the students with their personal problems through the assistance of a relig- ious counselor. 4. To aid in the development of the total man — intellectually, physically, and spirit- ually. The club meets every second Thursday from 7:00 P. M. to 8:00 P. M. o’clock in Room 109, Quinn Hall. Programs include discussions and talks by student members or guests, Bible study, and varied social activities. The Asbury Club is open to all students. 114 S ( S! 1st row. N. Jenks, F. Mowbray, C. Wood, M. Tefft, P. Mitchell. 2nd row. B. George, M. M. Moriarty, R. Horrocks, I. Harrington, G. Bleisch, B. Allen, B. Boxscr. 3rd row : J. ' Royal, J. Blease, S. Anter, J. Beattie, F. Tilley CANTERBURY CLUB OFFICERS President Cynthia M. Palmer Vice President Carol Wood Secretary Shirley Whitcomb T reasurer Fred Mowbray It is with considerable pride and satisfaction that we title our picture in this year’s Grist the Canterbury Club. Previous to this, the organiza- tion was known as the Canterbury Group, but this year we were able to join the national asso- ciation of Canterbury Clubs. The Canterbury Club is sponsored by the Episcopal Church as one unit of the countrywide organization for college students. Its purpose is to develop among students an intelligent and growing knowledge of the Christian Faith and an increasing com- mitment to the mission of the Christian Church, as well as to foster fellowship and sociability. The group is vitally concerned with the devel- opment of knowledge of the Christian Church as received by the Episcopal Church, but this is not to emphasize differences but to enable each organization to make its own unique contribution to the welfare of the whole group. 115 a k ISjrnHK M In “ ' ; j . | 1 i rM Ti m M VI Jlj V V - " m • v i Sherman, S. Fine, L. Gilman, S.Cohen, A. Klein. 2nd row. H. Kauffman, F. Braudy, I B. Cantor, ’ L. rossman, o « Abrams, A. Fox, G. °Abrahams, M. Rakusin, H. Friedman, H. Gratt, P. Rosen, M. Blazer, R. Aden, A. Strauss, H. Regensteincr President HILLEL OFFICERS Asher Melzer Vice-President Albert Abramovitz Secretary Rosalea Elowitz Treasurer Bernice Schuster Advisor FACULTY ADVISOR Mr. Harold Sternbach The Hillel Counselorship is the Jewish stu- dent organization. The group on our campus is the youngest of the 182 Hillel units on American campuses. Hillel aims to bring to members of the Hebrew faith in the student body and faculty a more adequate knowledge of their heritage. The activities of the group are varied and numerous. Sabbath Eve Services are held in addition to special services for the Jewish holi- days. Monthly meetings are addressed by out- standing persons who discuss current topics of concern to college students. Special study groups devote their time to various topics such as inter- faith, cooperation, Zionism, Jewish literature, and Hebrew culture and language. Fund raising for European and Palestine relief and rehabilitation is also part of the program. Students of all faiths are always welcome to at- tend Hillel programs and meetings. Rabbi Na- than N. Rosen, Director of Rhode Island Hillel Foundations, is counselor to the group. 116 1 . mk M — Ta, l M i 1st row: L. Thuotte, I. Audette, N. Nelson, H. Canning, A. Marcello, C. Gouveia, E. Blottman, M. Carins, R. Geoghigan, B. Healy, M. Cozzolino, D. Sylvia, B. Connaughton, E. Shea, J. Murphy. 2nd row: A. Desauliners, M. Simone, M. Murphy, J. Cheever, L. Reilly, M. Mamsolillo, W. Fcrrante, M. DeLuca, Father Hart, B. O’Donnell, J. Hourigan, A. O’Neil, J. Finley, G. Ragosta. 3rd row: C. DelMatto, A. Petrarca, A. DuPont, I. Ragosta, E. Barry, N. DiLuglio, D. Pellegrini, R. Nugent, H. McGuigan, B. Vernettc, M. Dee, M. Roque, B. Kelley, S.’ McCaughey, D. Nolan, J. Narducci, W. Kelly, H. Arcand, A. Wong, T. Szepatowski, J. Cinalli. 4th row: L. Houle, S. Hurley, B. Lambert, J. Pezza, P. Lischio, F. D’Ambra, W. Diggles, E. Brown, T. Caldaronc, T. Wylie, N. Pelletier, E. Sherman, J. McGreen, R. Campbell, F. DeSantis, I. Cardin, D. Cashman, C. Phaneuf THE NEWMAN CLUB OFFICERS President William Ferrantc Vice President Marguerite Mansolillo Treasurer Mary DeLuca Recording Secretary Betty O’Donnell Corresponding Secretary Esther Marino FACULTY ADVISOR Religious Advisor Rev. Thomas Hart The Newman Club, named for one of the greatest Catholic leaders, John Cardinal New- man, was formed at the University of Pennsyl- vania in 1893. Today there are over three hun- dred and fifty Newman Clubs in America, estab- lished in most of the non-Catholic colleges and universities throughout the country. The activi- ties of these clubs are coordinated by a govern- ing body known as the Newman Club Federa- tion. Each Newman Club has a Chaplain for the spiritual guidance and assistance of the mem- bers. The club was organized in order to deepen the spiritual, and enrich the temporal lives of its members through a balanced program of religious, intellectual, and social activities, to weld the Catholic students into a common union, and to assist the college and its students when- ever possihle. 117 1st row W Metz, D. Andrews, N. Reynolds, J. Johnson, H. Gaylord. 2nd row: L. Turner, M. Lynch, G. Sprague, N. Dean, C. Palm, P. Luther, J. Callard STUDENT FELTOWSHIP OFFICERS Nancy Reynolds Donald Andrews Lucille Messinger John E. Johnson FACULTY ADVISOR Rev. Harding Gaylord President Vice Pres. Secretary T reasurer Religious Advisor The Student Fellowship is an organization through which students of Protestant faiths can meet on a common ground. The fellowship was founded in 1930 under the guidance of Rev. Harry S. McReady of the Kingston Village Church. To give each student an outlet for expression of his religion, to add deeper meaning to his life on the campus, and to help him maintain his Christian heritage are some of the aims of this group. In Fellowship, the student meets with others who are interested in the great religious and social problems of our time, and who are earnestly striving for a better world. The Fellowship takes a vital interest in both national and international, social, and economic problems. Its members are active participants in many conferences of the Student Christian Movement. Student leadership is encouraged in the semi-monthly meeting, now held on Thurs- day evenings, and at all times the action of the organization centers in the student. Students of any race, color, or creed are welcome as members. 118 P. Froeberg, P. Gilchrist, B. Flynn, E. Sweeney INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS CLUB OFFICERS President Vice President Secretary Treasurer Bernard Flynn Margaret Walsh Laurice Bartlett Phillip Gilchrist FACULTY ADVISOR Faculty Advisor Dr. William Itter The purpose of the International Relations Club on the campus is to stimulate discussions of international affairs and American foreign policy. Towards that end, the club carries on a program of discussion meetings for its student members and brings to the campus outstanding authorities on international affairs. Members of the club also attend intercollegiate meetings and conferences in this field. 119 L. Roberts, M. Fer- A. Louzon, C. Gouveia, B. Schuster, J. Royal. 2nd razzoli, B. George PORTIA CLUB OFFICERS President Jean Royal Vice President Mary Fcrrazzoli Secretary-Treasurer Cecilia Gouveia Debate Manager Corinne Palm The Portia Club, the women’s debating so- ciety, was founded in 1935 at Rhode Island State College for the purpose of fostering the art of debating. Panel discussions and intercollegi- ate debates are held with colleges in the East. Portia Club, with the Wranglers, sponsors the annual Model Congress of Colleges and a Model Congress of High Schools in Rhode Island, which are held on our campus every spring. 120 WRANGLERS The Wranglers, the men’s debating society which was reactivated last year, has since doubled in membership. Working in cooperation with the Portia Club, the women’s debating society, it has offered am- ple opportunity for participation in debates and the Model Congress. This year the Wranglers attended tourna- ments held at M.I.T., University of Vermont, Tufts College, and Brooklyn College, where their training, hard work, and ability were clearly demonstrated. The honorary debating society, T.K.A., of which the Wranglers arc a member, offers a debate key to individual members who have participated in five debates and have had two years experience in Model Congress. OFFICERS President Manager Secretary Treasurer FACULTY ADVISOR Faculty Advisor Spcnccr Davis Robert Joy Robert Craig Stuart Smith Philip Gilcrist 121 1st row. D. Forbes, T. Worrell, F. Bonnelli, R. Cleeland, F. Carlow, R. Will, H. Kauffman. 2nd row: R. Aden, P. DelNero, A. Coleman, R. Perry, P. Rosen, F. D’Ambra, E. Phelps. 3rd row: E. Jewett, C. DelMatto, R. Moia, N. Messier, M. DeLuca, B. Flynn, B. Sylvester, S. PHI DELTA Phi Delta the college dramatic club, is open to all interested students. Participants in activities are graded by a point system for their work on committees, acting, and attendance at the meet- ings. These points are used as a basis for initia- tion and the granting of keys. Plans for this year were to produce four three- act plays and also hold many small program meetings. Working on different plays, the stu- dents will acquire knowledge about the acting, managing, and production involved in putting on a stage production. A quonset hut is reserved as a Phi Delta workshop. The members work on the construction and painting of scenery in this workshop. With the help of their new dramatic, advisor, Mr. Will, the twenty-five initiates and many newcomers are working together formulating interesting plans for next year. OFFICERS Raymond Cleeland Betty O’Donnell Marilyn Coyle Fred Carlow FACULTY ADVISOR Faculty Advisor Mr. Robert Will President Vice President Secretary Treasurer 122 mm H. Brouth, B. Cantor, B. Schuster, E. Sherman, L. Bcrlow, H. Kauffman, 2nd i J. O’Connell, R. Elowitz, J. Schora, N. Freedman, B. Chernov. SCROLL A group of students interested in fostering an informal study of literature, organized in 1938, the Scroll, a literary discussion group. Var- iations in the meeting of Scroll include famous lecturers and faculty guest speakers, open for- ums, book reviews, reading and criticism of student compositions, and “information please” programs. OFFICERS President Claire Trubek Vice President Gene Rose Secretary-Treasurer Beverly Strauss 126 1st row: I. Turner, R. Stevenson, E. Depardo, D. McKenna, H. Lyons, Mr. L. Weis, Advisor. 2nd row. M. Gildea, J. Cruickshank, T. St. Germain, A. Budlong, A. Ferreira, B. McKenna. 3rd row: M. DeLuca, J. Stratford, W. Redding, R. Duval, M. Moriarty. OUTING CLUB The Outing Club, an organization for students interested in outdoor activity, was started on this campus in 1935 by Coach Bill Beck. With the advent of war, its activities were curtailed. In 1 948 a group which had previous contact with a similar club at another college, organized the R. I. State College Outing Club with Mr. Weis as faculty advisor. He had previously been an active member in such an organization at Har- vard and M.I.T. Spring activities include hikes and bicycle trips through New England and Cape Cod. An added feature is the annual square dance open to the entire campus. During the warmer weath- er, beach parties are very popular. Winter activities center around ice-skating and skiing. Weekend ski trips to New Hamp- shire and Vermont are planned and prove to be most successful. Coach Beck has assisted the club by giving dry land ski lessons to interested students. The club operates in cooperation with Mr. Berry on weekend activities. It is open to the entire student body, faculty, and staff. OFFICERS President Dorothy McKenna Vice President Esther DePardo Trips Director Bob Stevenson Publicity Helen Lyons 127 (■I 1st tow : M. Cornell, O. Turner, E. Killoch, R. Gates, W. Parker, J. Peckham. 2nd tow: C. Rayner, R. Joy, H. Nicholson, C. Leech, F. Horton, J. Moore, R. Blaine, A. Dore. 3rd tow: J. Gomez, B. Broadbent, B. Vcrmette, B. Kelley, J. Mulvey. G. Sprague, E. Sellers. YOUNG REPUBLICAN CLUB The Young Republican Club was organized at Rhode Island State College in October, 1948, and was soon, thereafter, granted a charter as a unit of the Federated Rhode Island Young Republican Clubs. It was the first recognized political club upon the Rhode Island State Col- lege campus and took part in the election cam- paign of 1948. The purpose of the club is to provide a center of activity for the Republican students upon the campus and to indoctrinate its members with a sense of political responsibility toward their state and country. Members are encouraged to further participate in the affairs of the Grand Old Party by graduating into the Young Re- publican Club in their home community. OFFICERS President Robert B. Gates Vice President Elinor Killoch Secretary William H. Parker Treasurer Clifton B. Leech, Jr. FACULTY ADVISOR Faculty Advisor Prof. John Orr Stitely 128 1st row. N. Paquette, R. Benson, L. Conklin, G. Napier, B. Roussin, I. Harrington. 2nd row : J- King, K. Talbot, R. Stevenson, J. Hillstroni, L. Maynard. 3rd row. B. Soule, M. Brownridge, I. Lccht, R. Toher, D. Munroe, S. Seagal, L. Thuotte BOAT CLUB The Rhode Island State College Boat Club was formed in 1935 for the purpose of providing pleasure and experience for all students interest- ed in sailing The club was on the inactive list during the war, but was reorganized in 1945 and became an active member of the Inter- Collegiate Yacht Racing Association. The Club has been an active participant in many regattas this year and is now the proud possessor of three Dyer Dinks. However, a still larger fleet is the goal of the club. The addition of these boats has made it possible for the Boat Club to have home regattas on Salt Pond where the new boat house is located. After serving very ably as the faculty advisor for the Rhode Island State College Boat Club since its founding in 1935, Professor Schock has resigned and Mr. Jerome Gilbert and Dr. Eugene Winslow are the new faculty advisors. 129 11-- i Ip 1 Jaw A m - ■ f 1st row: Basil DeWolf, Howie Boardman, Patsy Benesch, Billie Benesch, Suzan Miller, Christy Kramer, Craig O’Rourke, Mark and Judy Johnson, Lynda Wales, Susan Brunnckow, Leslie Belanger, Jackie Brissette. 2nd row : P. Boardman, V. Benesch, M. Miller, S. Kramer, S. O’Rourke, S. Johnson, S. Wales, D. Brunnckow, M. Belanger. 3rd row: Mrs. R. DeWolfe, E. Boardman, W. Benesch, F. Waxman, D. Daniels, R. Kindberg, J. Johnson, L. Mitsock, D. Kelley, D. Gartsu, E. Brunnckow, A. Brissette, A. Brissette, Lennie Brissette. 4th row : G. Gartsu, J. Kelley, B. Daniels, R. Wales, C. Johnson, B. Miller, W. Kramer, H. O’Rourke, J. Mitsock, R. Kindberg, S. Waxman, A. Johnson, R. Belanger. HUSBANDS in COLLEGE CLUB The wives of the mar- ried students of Rhode Island State College have formed the Hus- bands-In-College Club. At the monthly meet- ings held at the Church House in Kingston, wives are present from the Quonset Hut area, Fort Kearney, the trailors, Wickford, Kingston, Peacedale, Wakefield, Westerly, and other near- by communities. The meetings are made both interesting and educational by the various lec- tures and demonstrations that are presented. The H. I. C. Club sponsers many activities for the benefit and enjoyment of its members, their husbands and their children. These activities in- clude : dances, pot-luck suppers, holiday parties, picnics, childrens’ parties, and food and cloth- ing sales. OFFICERS President Mrs. Herbert F. O’Rourke Vice-President Mrs. William D. Kramer Secretary Mrs. Royal T. Wales Treasurer Mrs. Alfred H. Johnson FACULTY ADVISORS Mrs. Robert A. DeWolf Mrs. Paul F. Cieurzo f I 130 1st Row — E. D’lorio, M. Simone, L. Berlow, F. Braudy, P. Shailer, E. Blottman, J. King, P. Luther, M. Gilbert, N. Corey, E. Fletcher. 2nd row — J. Pezza, V. Berndt, B. Kettle, N. Hodgson, I. Hoar, S. Blumquist, C. Johnson, M. Macrae, V. Farrar, R. Benson, B. Allen, J. Sundquist, B. Shusman, B. Anderson, B. Wild, C. Billmycr. 3rd row — R. Bertolacini, I. Sugarman, E. Steere, E. Sherman, P. Froeberg, E. Brow, D. Pierce, R. Perry, W. Durfee, E. Knight, D. Dumelow, T. Keneshea, E. Nans, W. Hall, W. Birch CHOIR The Rhode Island State College Choir, under the direction of Profes- sor Lee C. McCauley, has expanded to a membership of over one hundred and fifty, thus making it again one of the largest organizations on campus. This year as in years past, several outstand- ing concerts have been presented by the Choir. These included a Christmas and an Easter pro- gram. In addition to making trips to other col- leges to present programs, Rhody Choir held an Intercollegiate festival here on campus, with several New England colleges participating. OFFICERS Director George M. Tinker Managers Phyllis Luther Ralph Bertolacini Business Managers Miriam Simone Richard Griffith 131 R. I. S. C. BAND )j The R. I. S. C. Band had a highly successful year. With membership at a new high the marching band came out with new uniforms, marching formations, and musical arrange- ments, to inject an added element of pep into the football season. Making a quick change over to concert band status during the winter months it gave the cam- pus a spirited performance of the latest in con- cert music. R. I. State can well be proud of its band this year. Manager President Secretary Director OFFICERS Edward Cannon Franklin Simon C. MacDaniel Billmyer Arnold Clair Aubin, Robert Barker, Charles Bcrkandcr, Eric Billmyer, Charles Birch, William Burns, James Cannon, Edward Castro, Joseph Chaves, Jesse Cohen, Sanford Corey, Paul Darelius, Conrad Darling, Ruth Delaware, Audrc Ennis, Frank DeLuise, Frank Grills, Constance Grimm, David Hall, William Henley, David Holton, Asa Johnson, Carline Johnson, Edward Kcstenman, Sam Kennedy, John Kettlety, Robert Lorberfeld, Arnold Maines, Richard Miller, Murray Phelps, Donald Shapiro, Avis Sykes, Beatrice Simon, Franklin Talbot, Kenneth Wesolowski, Stanley Wheeler, Richard Wilder, Roger Wilson, John Wood, Leonard Worrall, Nancy Lois Erickson Barbara Skooglund Alice Tefft Betty Cannon 132 ORCHESTRA The R.I.S.C. Orchestra has made a sizeable contribution to the musical activities on campus during the past year. Besides accompanying the chorus in the production of “The Pirates of Penzance” and the Musical Festival, they have PHYSICS The Rhode Island State College Physics So- ciety is composed of the small but important group of students enrolled in the Physics Cur- riculum. Its organization was officially approv- ed by the college authorities in the late spring of 1948, and the group began to function during the fall term, 1948. During this term, it was accepted into the Engineering Council. The purpose of the society is to acquaint the student of physics with the objectives and methods of modern research physics and thus better pre- pare him for a career in this field. To accom- plish this, regular meetings are held at which taken part in the annual Christmas Concert and a formal Spring Concert. OFFICERS Manager Robert Kettlety Director Arnold Clair SOCIETY speakers prominent in certain fields of research talk to the group of the various problems that are being met and of th e progress that is being made. At other meetings, appropriate moving pictures are shown, and discussion groups are formed. OFFICERS President Thomas J. Keneshea Vice-President Robert P. Savage Secretary Susan B. Murphy Treasurer Thomas J. Keegan FACULTY ADVISOR Faculty Advisor Mr. Donald R. McMorrow LUTHERAN CLUB In the fall semester of 1947, the Lutheran Club was founded at Rhode Island State Col- lege. This group abides by the national consti- tution and follows the program of the Lutheran Student Association of America. The club meets once a month with the assistance of Pastor Parkander and Pastor Holmberg. OFFICERS President Alvin Johnson Vice President Marshall Nordquist Treasurer Walter Johnson FACULTY ADVISOR Ministers Rev. J. A. Parkander Rev. L. W. Holmberg 133 SPOR TS KlG HT ACKOSS THE MAP ,vw»oSt»»i F FEANK, KEAM5Y RETIRING AFTER 28 YEARS AS R.l. STATE COACH OF K BASKETBALL S everal years ago Frank Lanning, the Evening Bulletin sports cartoonist, observed Frank Keaney’s twenty-fifth anniversary as coach at Rhode Island State College with a cartoon which contained the following words: " This is Frank Keaney’s Twenty-Fifth Year as coach at Rhode Island State College. To stay at the helm of any college athletic department for a quarter of a century requires having considerable on the ball. More than any other individual, he symbolizes sports in this state. His theories and practices have often been termed unorthodox, but his unique system produces winners. Above all, he has done a great service for this state because an outstanding athletic team advertises a community better than can any other medium.” As the summer of 1948 drew to a close, Frank Keaney resigned as coach of basket- ball and baseball to devote his full time to his duties as Athletic Director. Frank Lanning’s words are even more applicable today and they aptly express the apprecia- tion of the countless thousands who have benefited from Frank Keaney’s work as a coach. 136 WOMEN’S SPORTS BARBARA O’BRIEN Bouve — Boston Tufts College PHYSICAL EDUCATION DEPARTMENT NANCY C. FRENCH Head of Department R. I. S. C. Columbia U. 138 1st Row: A. Budlong, M. Dame, B. Hadfield, E. Maljanian, A. Louzon, L. Grocott, 2nd Row: H. Cruickshank, V. Jones, D. Pellegrini, M. Tefft, A. Randall, J. Narducci, N. Rawlinson. WOMENS ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Every woman student in the college is a mem- ber of the Women’s Athletic Association. The object of this Association is “to promote and carry on a co-ed athletic program with the op- portunity of participation open to every girl, and to promote a feeling of friendship, good sportsmanship, and respect among the co-eds themselves and toward other institutions with which we participate.” The administrative power of the W. A. A. is vested in the council which awards all cups and individual awards. Awards are given on a point basis which are earned by being a member of a class team, house team, honor team, class or house manager, scorer, timer, and linesman. The W. A. A. blazer shall be awarded to any girl who has acquired a total of 2000 points. Any girl earning 1300 points shall be awarded a W. A. A. key; a total of 500 points, the W. A. A. shield. At the annual banquet a cup shall be awarded the Senior who has received the high- est number of points in her four years of com- petition. The officers of the W. A. A. for the current year are as follows: President, Barbara Had- field ; Secretary, Ann Budlong; Senior Represent- ative, Elizabeth Maljanian; Junior Representa- tive, Peggy Tefft; Sophomore Representative, Lillian Grocott; Social Chairman, Ann Randall. 139 Betty MacDonald, Singles champ. BADMINTON - SPRING - 1948 Healthful exercise, fun, and W. A. A. points add up to make this an inviting and enjoyable sport. The turn-out this season was commendable. Singles and doubles matches are played by the elimination-consolation method. Betty Mac- Donald defeated Sally Keleher in the finals to win the singles championship. 140 TENNIS - SPRING - 1948 Though the weather was against them, many enthusiastic tennis players competed in the class tournaments. Heavy rains prevented the completion of the tournament so that, for an- other year, the individual championship cup could not be awarded. The individual class winners are pictured above. They are “Snit” English, senior, Ann Obradovich, junior, and Sally Keleher, sophomore. 141 SOFTBALL - SPRING - 1948 This season showed that it takes more than stormy weather to dampen the spirits of softball enthusiasts. Both class and intra-mural competitions brought forth their quotas of fun and sport. The Junior class took the honors in the former, while Sigma Kappa, whose team is pictured above, captured the intra-mural championship trophy. 142 ARCHERY - SPRING - 1948 The Rhode Island varsity archery team participated in an Interscholastic Archery Tournament last Spring and placed thirty-second in competition with sixty other colleges. The competition consisted of a Columbia Round shot by six players on a team. The round is made up of six arrows shot from each of the 50, 40 and 30 yard lines. The score received by each of the six players on the Colum- bia Rounds was totaled and sent to the National Archery As- sociation as the team score. A rating of either A, B, or C was given by the Association to the player shooting over a certain required average. One member of our team, Anna Louzon, received a score which gave her a Class B rating. Other archers from this college who are not pictured are Jean Cruickshank and Joan Forsythe. 143 First Row — M. Pantalone, E. Hebert, C. Gouveia, J. Hayden, C. Conlin, L. Reilly. Second Row — N. Rawlinson, C. Reid, E. Maljanian, J. Narducci, W. Kelly, P. Smith, M. Dame. Third Row — J. Cruickshank, L. Thuottc, S. Kelehcr, A. Louzon, C. Bennett, D. Pelligrinni, R. Benson. FIELD HOCKEY The hockey season this fall was one of the best that Rhody has had in years. We really had “hockey” weather straight from the latter part of September to Thanksgiving. About two-hundred coeds attended scheduled practice for the annual Women’s Field Hockey program. The sparkling senior team under the leadership of “Liz” Maljanian, as Captain, and Claire Asadorian, as Manager, won the interclass tournament. The honor team, also captained by “Liz” and managed by Doris Pellegrini, journeyed to Wellesley College in October to attend the Boston Athletic Association’s Playday. During the day’s competition, the team tied Lowell but was defeated by Sargeant. Two of our most outstanding players, Liz Maljanian and Carol Reid, were chosen to play on the all-star team which played against the Boston Athletic Association. 144 Left to right: D. PeHigrini, C. Quinlan, E. Johnson, L. Reilly, W. Kelly, C. Gouveia, J. Cruickshank, A. Louzon. Front Row — C. Gouveia, C. Conlin, J. Laity. Second Row — E. Maljanian, B. Hadficld, P. Grant, A. Obradovich, P. Tefft, J. Narducci. Back Row — I. Ragosta, W. Kelly, J. Hayden, J. Sawyer, L. Reilly. BASKETBALL The basketball season extends from December through February, and is divided into three sections, inter-class, intra- mural, and varsity. This year, the senior class, under the able leadership of captain “Jo” Narducci, and the sparkling play of “Liz” Maljanian, Joan Sawyer, and Jean Laity, won the championship. The intra-mural competition was won by Eleanor Roosevelt Hall, w ' hose team was captained by “Liz”. After these two tournaments are completed, the varsity, or honor team is chosen, which is composed of the most outstand- ing players of the season. This team competes with other col- leges, such as, U. of Conn., Pembroke, Bryant College, and Mass. State. Front row — V. Jones, J. Littlefield, E. Hebert, E. Eisenberg. Back row — J. Forsythe, A. Ferrera, Sgt. Doggett, S. Bloomquist, T. St. Germain, manager. WOMEN’S RIFLE TEAM Something new has come to the Rhode Island State Col- lege women’s rifle team. They have become members of the National Rifle Association, an organization in which the team will try for the National Women’s Intercollegiate Team Championship Trophy. The team has also enrolled the five highest scorers to compete in the National Women’s Individual Matches. This new program is in addition to postal matches with other colleges from New Hampshire to California. There will be fifteen matches altogether. This year the girls’ team defeated the boys’ varsity team with a twenty point handicap in a five-rounds-in-four-positions match. The score was 926 to 867. Since Sergeant Frank L. Doggett will depart for his com- mission overseas, the team will be under the supervision of Captain Howard K. Welch. 147 Front row — B. Skoogland, J. Tomellini, C. Bourne, B. Bosworth, E. Johnson, F. Tilley, M. Simone. Back row — J. Sawyer, P. Mitchell, J. Cooper, N. Nelson, D. Haslam, A. O’Neill, Bus. Mgr., J. Macdonald, L. Reilly, Head Cheerleader. i 1 li Jfk. y CHEERLEADERS The Rhody cheerleaders are an energetic group of students who keep alive the roaring spirits of the student body. They cheer at all of the home games and at as many of the “away” games as possible, such as St. John’s in New York, Holy Cross in Boston, Providence College and Brown in Providence. They also cheer at all of the home games that are held in the Provi- dence Auditorium. Selection of new members to replace the graduating seniors is made each year by a process of elimination following a series of tryouts. Joan Sawyer and Louise Reilly, who are pictured at the left, are the only members of the squad who arc graduating this year. 148 MEN’S SPORTS Tom Muddiman Norman Monks Francis Knight R. I. CLUB 1st TOW : W. Lecburn, A. Sherman, IN. Lanamme, K. Dwyer, u. uasnman, nnarews, n. O’Rourke, R. Squadrito. 2nd row: G. Hall, D. Shannon, R. Sargeson, E. St. Louis, N. Kenyon, E. Benesch, K. Goodwin, D. Pierce, W. Rowe, N. Monks, H. Zartarian, H. Schwenk, T. Reilly. 3rd row : J. McLaughlin, J. Penkala, H. Cameron, R. Dalton, T. Miller, W. Basler, B. Black, C. Thulier, R. Blaine, B. Britton, G. Conrad. Bill Benesch Bill Leeburn Bob Miller 1st Row: Bernstein, Curtis, B., McSweeney, Edgar, Pieri, Vento, Boghossian, Parris, Murphy, Capt. McLaughlin, Dober, Fairman, Johnson, Squadrito. 2nd Row: Coach Soar, Becker, McNulty, Underhill, Varney, Gavin, Martin, Hirsch, Adamopolous, Carlin, Johnson, C., Powers, Haneiwich, Hayes, Mgr. Bressette. 3rd Row: Coach Palladino, Head Coach Beck, Muddiman, Andrews, Roderick, Katzen, Moll, Martin, Miller, Watts, Hurley, Curtis, Trainer Cole. VARSITY FOOTBALL Head Coach Bill Beck Backfield Coach Hank Soar Line Coach Vic Palladino Co-Captains John McLaughlin Herb O’Rourke Manager Lenny Bressette With 50 candidates reporting September 1st, the 1948 R. I. State football squad began prep- aration for its season under Head Coach Bill Beck, Backfield Coach Hank Soar, and their newly appointed Line Coach, Vic Palladino, for- mer Boston College star. Herb O’Rourke and John McLaughlin were named Co-captains to lead the Ram eleven thruout the ’48 season. With a new double wing T formation added on to their offensive prowess, the Rams started their season off with a powerful offensive show of 56-0 against the Quonset Naval Air Station at Meade Field. Scoring more than half as many points in this one game as they did all last sea- son, the blue-clad warriors were never threatened and had little to bar their course. Charlie Var- ney, a sophomore from last years Freshman squad, and our ever-dependable Sal Vento were the big guns in the State onslaught with 2 T.D.’s apiece. The other five T.D.’s were ably made by little Bobby Squadrito, Rene Fredette, John Martin, Ed McNulty and Ray Dalton. Flushed with their crushing victory over a hapless Quonsett Flyer eleven, the Rams travel- ed to Orono to square off with the Black Bears of Maine. Rated the underdogs, the Rams sur- prised the crowd of 6000 as they forced their opponents to go all out for their close victory of 13-7. A pass from Varney to Johnson, with the latter runn ing 35 yards, produced R. I.’s only score. Johnson also added the extra point. 152 WJtr The board of strategy, Coaches Palladino, Soar, and Beck. Despite heroic efforts the Rams suffered their second defeat of the season at the hands of the Wildcats of New Hampshire, 19-7 at Lewis Field, N. H. With the Wildcats leading 7-0 in the 2nd quarter, Sal Vento intercepted a pass and ran 90 yards to score. Elliot Johnson pro- ceeded to kick the extra point to knot the count at 7-all. New Hampshire came back in the sec- ond half with vengeance and scored two T.D.’s, which ended the scoring of the day. “Maybe next year!” That’s the feeling on che campus after the annual visit to Brown. The powerful Brown eleven crushed the hopes for a long awaited football victory by bowl ing over the valiant Rams 33-0. Despite the score the Rams showed plenty of spirit and fight; there- fore, the Bruinites knew they were in the ball game every minute. Battered but unbowed after absorbing three straight defeats, the Rams outplayed a heavier University of Massachusetts eleven and chalked up their second triumph before a Parent’s Day crowd of 3000 at Meade Field. The Rams spot- ted the Redmen six points in the opening per- iod, but after two beautiful runs by Ben Curtis and Ray Dalton, Eddie Edgar went over for the tying score. Then Rhody’s own version of the V-2, Chuck Varney and Sal Vento, roared downfield for two touchdowns which spelled de- feat for our guests. After a week’s rest, the Bcckmen traveled to Springfield to play host to the highly rated Gymnasts. The Rams suddenly realizing their own potentialities, outplayed a bigger and better manned eleven by sheer fight alone. The final score was 2 1 all, but actually it was a tremendous moral victory for the underrated Rams. De- Edgar plunges over for 6 points against Massachusetts. 153 Scores 1948 Season Varsity Quonset 0; R. I. 56 Maine 13; R. I. 7 New Hampshire 19; R. I. 7 Brown 33; R. I. 0 Massachusetts 12; R. I. 19 Springfield 21; R. I. 21 Connecticut 28; R. I. 6 126 116 Junior Varsity Springfield 0; R. I. 18 Brown 12; R. I. 13 Connecticut 7; R. I. 44 Totals 19; 75 fensive and offensive heroes were too numerous to mention because the whole squad played as a perfectly coordinating, hard-hitting machine. Displaying power and finesse galore, the Uni- versity of Connecticut Huskies bit off a 28-6 win over the Rams the following week before a disappointed Home Coming Day crowd of 4500 fans. The Rhodyites were a poor imitation of the team that tied Springfield the week before. Ben Curtis Ben Curtis reels off 20 yds. against U-Conn. 154 An anxious moment on the Rhody bench. Both Vento and Vamey ran well, but the UConn line was as tight as the crowds in Moy’s on a Friday night. Rhody’s only score came on a beautiful 84 yard run by Bob Underhill on a pass interception. Captain John McLaughlin turned in a stellar performance to close his col- legiate career. Donning the Blue and White for the last time were: Captain John McLaughlin, Slim Rod- erick, Swede Johnson, Buck McSweeney, Art Carlin, Bing Miller, Bob Curtis, Eddie Edgar, Ed Becker and Tom Muddiman. Ed. Bcckcr moves in to stop Dick Caudino of U-Conn. 155 CAP! JOHN MCLAUGHLIN ON NOV. 6 th m8, JOHN CLOSED W IS COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL CAREER WITH AN INSPIRED PERFORMA MCE AGAINST UCONKL IT WILL BE A LONG TIME BEFORE WE AGAiN WILL WITNESS SUCH FINE DEFENSIVE PLAA . 1h j iV ai r UQgT f Ji 1st row: P. Ibello, A. D’Amico, F. Scarafile, J. Santos, D. Tinty. 2nd row: J. Hillstrom, K. Panciera, J. Venditto, E. Lombardo, B. Wright, R. Turcottc, T. Conroy, H. Hardman, M. Gifford, J. Turnblom, E. Pernavcau. 3rd row: Coach McIntosh, R. Lynch, R. Torgan, G. Munroc, R. Gendrcau, H. Vigoroso, G. McComb, P. Shaughnessy, A. Palmitessa, H. Orabone, Coach Tootcll. Missing : C. Escott, R. Herson, R. Acciardo, H. Conroy FRESHMAN FOOTBALL The Rams opened the season by defeating Col- legiate Prep of New Haven, 20-0. The play of this game was Ed Lombardi’s 75 yard run for a Rhody score. The Ram line looked good by breaking up the Prep school’s attack. The next week, Maritime Academy came to Kingston. The Frosh beat them easily by a score of 1 3-0. Paul Shaughnessy, Hank Orabone, Gordon Munroe and Art Palmitessa were stand- outs for the Rhode Islanders. The following week an undefeated and un- scored on State team met Marianapolis Prep, a power in the football world. Bill “Tiger” Wright scored two touchdowns, but the “dark- green” lost a 13-2 verdict. End “Whitey” Mc- Comb and Joe Venditto were strong in the line. State dropped their second straight game by losing to Brown. This game was the best of the season. A Brown team with over fifty battled a Ram squad of only 18. The “18 faithful” put up a gallant struggle. In the last quarter a pen- alty gave the ball to Brown on State’s one yard line. This broke the game wide open and Brown won 14-0. Tufts Freshmen came next on the list. The Rams wanted to regain their winning stride, and they did just that by thumping the Jumbos, 26-0. Hugo Vigoroso, Jim Santos, and Tony D’Amico came to life and played superb ball. Vigoroso made the longest run of the season with an 80-yard jaunt. The team journeyed to Springfield, Mass., and defeated the Gymnasts, 16-0. Bill Wright, the Kingston express, scored ten of the sixteen points for Rhody. The Frosh made it a pleasant “Homecoming Day” for the Alumni by defeating the Connec- ticut Freshmen 20-13. “Big Ed” Pernaveau played a good game. With Wright hurt and Lombardi still suffering the effects of an injury, Ed took over the running spot. State ended the season scoring 117 points to their opponents’ 40. They certainly offer Rhody fans and Alumni high hopes for the future. 157 SPRING TRACK The Rhode Island State College outdoor track team of 1948 proved to be one of the strong- est aggregations produced by coaches Tootell and Williams in recent years. The team opened the season by receiving a stunning defeat at the hands of Harvard, (the first dual meet loss for Rhody in twelve years) but recovered quick- ly, and went on from here to capture the Yan- kee Conference and the New England Inter- collegiate crowns. In dual competition, the forces of Fordham, Springfield, and Brown felt the full fury of the Kingston cindermen. Lopsided scores were the rule in these meets. The single defeat by Har- vard was attributed to overconfidence on the part of Rhode Island ; however, the Cambridge boys displayed excellent performances when they were most needed, thereby snapping one of the finest collegiate track records in history. Penn Relays . . . April 24 Bob Black, and Horace Ashenfelter, of Penn State electrified the crowd with a shoulder to shoulder sprint over the last two hundred yards of the Invitation two mile run. Thirty yards from home, Ashenfelter broke his stride and Black won going away. Bob Miller placed sec- ond in the 16 pound hammer throw, and Art Sherman won second place in the pole vault. The two mile relay team, featuring Joe Hall, Rhody’s IC4A indoor 600 yard champion, in a spirited anchor leg, copped first place. Ray Dwyer, Manny Caetano, and Danny Cashman by turning in top times for their half mile tests enabled Hall to get away among the leaders on the final leg of the race. Rhode Island 93, Fordham 42 . . . May 2 It was Ram against Ram, on a wind swept Meade Field, but the Kingston version smoth- ered the guests from Fordham. Outstanding events were the two mile run in which Danny Cashman, Norm Monks, and Norm LaFlamme finished in that order for a Rhode Island sweep; Tony Roderick’s throw in the javelin, and Charlie Spielberg’s record leap in the high jump. Charlie set a new Rhode Island field record of 6 ' 334 " . The day was cold, but the spectators stayed to watch him clear height after height. It was on his last attempt that Spielberg made the jump that carved a niche for him in Rhode Island State College’s Hall of Fame. 160 Charlie Speilbcrg Rhode Island 98 V 2 , Springfield 36Vi May 9 With Bob “Bing” Miller. Ram weight star, clinching three first places in the hammer, the shot and the discus, Rhode Island completely dominated Springfield in a show of real power. Ebba Dahl, won both high and low hurdles, and Bill Bcnesch got off a leap of 23 ' % " to win the broad jump. This was one of the best col- legiate performances in the broad jump in the East. Rhode Island 77, Brown 58 . . . May 13 Rhody’s Rams splashed their way to a great triumph over a determined Brown team in a meet that was held under horrible conditions. Black, Cactano, Laflammc and Cameron via Brown A cloudburst fell on Brown Field just prior to the start of the meet. However, the meet was run off despite the sea of water that covered the track and runways of the field events. Brown started off well by winning the high hurdles and the hundred yard dash, but Rhode Island’s strength began to tell when Bob Black won the mile run and Doug Graham clinched third spot. Ebba Dahl was defeated by Ray Leeth in the high hurdle event. Roycc Criinmin, of Brown edged Joe Hall in the quarter mile run; however Hall returned to win the half mile event, with Danny Cashman running a close second. The biggest surprise of the meet was Charlie Spielberg’s first place tic in the high Laflammc leads Black and Cactano in mile run against Brown jump with Dick Phillips, Brown’s nationally famous high jumper. Both cleared 6 ' 4 " . With Charlie making it on his first try, while Phillips cleared on his last attempt. Spielberg’s perform- ance was remarkable, considering that he was suffering from bronchitis. Other Rams out- standing in this traditional meet were: Bob Corb and Nat Chase in the high hurdles; Bob Squadrito and Bruce Britton in the sprints; Manny Cactano, Frank Knight and Norm Monks who got the first three places in the two mile run; Bob Miller, first in the hammer and the shot; Art Carlin, second in the hammer and third in the shot behind Bernie Bernstein; Rob- ert Rowe, who won the discus with Roily Jen- kins placing third; Bill Bencsch who led Ray Dwyer and Bruce Britton in a clean sweep of 161 High Jumper Charlie Spielberg the broad jump; Ernie St. Louis who tied for third in the high jump, and Art Sherman, who tied for first in the pole vault. Yankee Conference Championships May 16 Capturing eight individual titles, and scoring in every event, the Rhode Island State College trackmen captured the inaugural Yankee Con- ference championship, held at Durham, New Hampshire. Rhode Island scored 79 points to clinch the win with New Hampshire finishing second with 43 )4 points. Maine slid into third spot with a total of 23 J a points ahead of Connecticut in fourth position with 19. Rain hampered the athletes, but the execution of the meet by the host team. New Hampshire, was superb. The following Rams won individual titles, thereby setting records for the meet: Ebba Dahl, high hurdles in 15.2, and the low hurdles in 24.3; (Bob Corb finished third in the high hurdles) Bob Miller, 16 pound shot, distance 45 ' 5 " ; (Ber- nie Bernstein finished third in the shot) ; Joe Hall, 440 yard dash, in 50.00, with Eliot Roberts finishing fourth; Manny Caetano, in the mile run with a 4:33.4 timing, leading Danny Cash- man and Doug Graham to the wire; Bob Black led Norm Monks, who displayed a great kick in beating Silas Dunklee, New Hampshire’s captain, in the two mile run with a timing of 9:38.1; Danny Cashman, in the 880 yard run in 1 : 59.9, leading both Joe Hall and Manny Caetano to the finish; Charley Spielberg in the high jump at 6 ' , with Bill Benesch tieing for second; Art Sherman, in the pole vault with a tic for first with Emerson of Maine, and Tom Miller getting third place. Sherman’s best ef- fort was 12 ' . Bill Benesch lost the broad jump- ing title to Lopes of New Hampshire by Y% of an inch. Lopes winning jump measured 21 ' 8)4 " . Rhody’s Bruce Britton salvaged a third place tie in this event. Tony Roderick nailed third place in the javelin throw, while Bob Squadrito finished fourth in the 220 yard dash. New England IntercoIIegiates May 23 Rhode Island State won five individual titles, tied for a sixth, scored in 10 of the 15 events and became New England Intercollegiate track champion by rolling up 45 points in the section- al meet at Brown Field. It marked the seventh time that Rhode Island State has won the N. E. crown. After a tense duel with Brown through the first half of the program, the Ram’s superior strength began to assert itself, and steadily the State score mounted until it had soared out of reach of all rivals. Brown, with three individual winners, finished in second place with 27 points, seven better than third place New Hampshire. The other totals were: Wesleyan 15, Holy Cross 12, M. I. T. 11 5 16, Springfield lD 3 , Maine 10, Boston College 3, Tufts 2)4, North- eastern 2, Connecticut 1)4, Bates, Boston Uni- versity, Williams and Worcester Tech 1 each. State’s hurdling star, Ed Dahl, retained his title in the ‘highs’, and added the low hurdle crown to his collection after a terrific last surge in the final 20 yards. Bob Black won the mile in 4 : 24, but the big thrill in this event was Doug Graham’s last lap kick that carried him from twelfth place into fifth, a half stride behind Nelson Horne of Bates. Joe Hall won the 880 yard run in the blistering time of 1 : 56.9, lead- ing Danny Cashman by two yards at the finish. Charlie Spielberg garnered second place in the high jump with a leap of 6 ' 2 " , and ‘Hard Luck’ Bill Benesch had to concede the broad jump title to his arch rival, Dick Lopes of New Hamp- shire, by 54ths of an inch. Lopes’ winning leap was 22T " . Art Sherman tied again with Bob Emerson, of Maine in the pole vault at 12 ' 6 " . Bob Miller placed first in the shot with a 46 ' - 10)4 " effort, second in the hammer throw with a heave of 171 ' 8)4 " , and fourth in the discus 162 Art Sherman 1948 IC4A Outdoor Pole Vault Champion throw with a scale of 12-9 ' 5}4 " . Bob Rowe of Rhode Island took second place in the discus with a throw of 132 ' 6 " . IC4A Championships . . . May 29 Coach Fred Tootell took six members of the squad to Randall’s Island for the Outdoor IC4A championships. Yale upset N. Y. U., the defend- ing champions, winning this collegiate classic with 35 points to the Violet’s 33. Michigan State came third with 2 1 J 2 points, with the Fighting Rams clinching fourth place by one- half a point over Princeton. Originally, Prince- ton was awarded fourth place with 17 points and Rhode Island fifth with 15 s points. How- ever, motion pictures of the finals of the 120 yard High Hurdles showed conclusively that Ebba Dahl had finished second instead of fourth as the officials decided when the race was com- pleted. This decision gave Rhode Island two more points which helped the little band of Kingston Kids to vault into fourth place. Horace Ashenfelter, Penn State flash, em- ployed different strategy than he had a month previous in the Penn Relays, when he jumped Bob Black just before the start of the seventh lap in the two mile run. This sprint carried Mai Williams Assistant Track Coach him 20 yards in front of the Jet, and though Black cut down the margin he was unable to catch the flying Keystone-stater. Bob Miller took third in the 16 pound hammer throw, and Joe Hall running in an all star final placed fourth in the 880 yard run. Art Sherman gave Rhode Island its only IC4A title when he was tied by John Eustis, Yale vaulter, in the pole vault at 13 feet. Joe Hall ran 1:55.3 for the 880, beating out the sensational Reggie Pearman for fourth place. Charlie Spielberg just missed placing in the high jump. New England AAU . . . June 12 The New England Outdoor AAU champion- ships were held at Brookline, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island State College athletes made their presence felt by giving a good account of them- selves in the various events. The tracksters com- peted as individuals rather than a team. Bob Black broke the American Citizen record in the six mile run. Joe Hall won the 880 crown with Sammy Levine finishing in third position. Ebba Dahl scored in the hurdles along with Bob Miller in the weights, while Art Sherman placed sec- ond in the vault behind Boo Morcom, New Hampshire’s star vaulter. 163 Bob Black National Collegiate Championships June 18 Coach Fred Tootell and Mrs. Tootell drove Rhode Island State College’s representatives to the Midwest in the family cars. Minneapo- lis, Minnesota was the first stop, and the site of the 1948 National Collegiate Track and Field championships. Bob Black, after a long auto- mobile trip, copped the National Collegiate 10,000 meter championship with a timing of 32:13.5. He led Vic Twomey of Illinois, by 300 yards, in winning his first National Col- legiate crown. Art Sherman pulled a major surprise when he cleared 13 ' 8 " in the pole vault. This was an increase of eight inches over his previous best vault. Warren Bateman of Col- orado and George Rasmussen tied for first in the vault at 14 feet. Harry Cooper of Minne- sota placed third with a leap of 13 ' 10 " . Art Sherman was in a four way tie with John Mont- gomery and Bob Hart of USC, and Bill Larsen of Stanford for fourth place. Bob Miller placed fourth in the 16 pound hammer throw behind Sam Felton of Harvard, George Marsankis, Maine star, and Jim Burnham of Dartmouth. By placing in the first six in each event these three Rams qualified for the Olympic Trial final. Joe Hall and Ebba Dahl went unplaced in their respective races. National Senior AAU Championships June 4 After the National Collegiate Meet Rhode Island State’s representatives journeyed to Mil- waukee, Wisconsin for the National Senior AAU Track and Field Championships. In this meet two of Rhody’s favorite tracksters bowed out of Intercollegiate competition. Little Joe Hall, who holds the Rhode Island State College rec- ord in the half mile, just missed a qualifying spot in the 880 by the slim margin of two feet. This was the IC4A indoor 600 yard champion’s final effort in behalf of Rhode Island State Col- lege track. Ebba Dahl, running with the best low hurdlers in the country, gained fifth place in the 220 yard low hurdle championship race. This proved to be his last race for Rhode Island, because, although placing in the first six, it was announced that the low hurdle event would not be held in the Olympic Trials. Bob Miller finished fourth in the hammer throw behind Henry Dreyer, ex-Rhode Island star. Leon Dumbrowski, who trained under Coach Tootell while on leave from the Air Force, also qualified for the Olympic Trials. This shows just how 164 good Coach Tootell is in coaching hammer throwers. Bob Black, Rhode Island’s chief hope for an Olympic berth, ran the Olympic 10,000 meter final in this meet. The race was run in a temperature of 101 degrees, and many of the favorites in the race fell by the wayside. At the three mile mark Coach Tootell waved Black off the track because the heat had weakened him badly. With this action Rhode Island’s last chance of qualifying a runner for the Olym- pics went by the board. When Black was weighed in after the race it was found that he had lost six pounds. Arthur Sherman failed to score in the pole vault, but was still qualified for the Olympic Trials by virtue of his place in the National Collegiates. July 10 . . . Final Olympic Track and Field Tryouts The Rhode Island State College Qualifiers for the Olympic Final Tryouts participated in the tests at Evanston, Illinois, before a sell-out crowd. In the hammer throw Bob Miller finish- ed in fifth place, just two positions away from qualifying. Henry Drcyer, one-time Ram great and 1936 Olympic team member in this same event, finished third and qualified for the team. Bob Bennett, ex-Brown and Maine star, won the event. Arthur Sherman, competing in the pole vault, finished out of the placing. After a shaky beginning the 1949 Rhode Island State College outdoor track team came along very fast. It rates as one of the best teams ever developed here at Kingston. Much credit should be given to Coaches Tootell and Williams for their untiring efforts. Rhode Island’s track teams and athletes have made their presence felt sectionally and nationally. Last, but not least, credit should be bestowed on those un- sung heroes of the track team — the managers. 165 VARSITY TENNIS The Rhode Island State College tennis team, under the capable direction of Coach Robert “Red” Haire, completed a highly successful sea- son during the spring and early summer of 1948. Although rained out of their scheduled open- ing match with Brown at Kingston, the Rams finally got rolling on April 20 against Bryant College and emerged with their first victory, 6-3. From that point on the State netmen racked up 8-1 verdicts over both Maine and Massachusetts before bowing to M.I.T., 7-2. The Rams then came back to blast Trinity, 9-0, and although cheated out of another chance at the Bears from Brown by the weatherman, the Rhode Islanders took it out on Holy Cross, 6-3. At Storrs, Connecticut, State emerged vic- torius over its other Yankee Conference rivals for the Y.C. crown. Don Gamble defeated his team mate, Dick Sargeson, for the Yankee Con- ference singles championship later during the year on the Kingston courts. The Gymnasts from Springfield topped the Rams in the next match, 7-2, and Connecticut turned in an upset by taking the Rhode Island- ers, 5-4, in a tightly contested match. State came back in its final match to humble Brown, 6-3, to wind up a successful year. SUMMARY R. I. Opp. April 14 — Brown University, Home Cancelled 20 — Bryant College, Home 6 3 23 — Maine University, Home 8 1 27 — Massachusetts, Away 8 1 30 — M. I. T., Home 2 7 May 6 — Trinity College, Home 9 0 7 — Brown University, Away Cancelled 10 — Holy Cross, Away 6 3 14 — Yankee Conference Champs, Won — 43pts. 19 — Springfield College, Away 2 7 21 — Connecticut, Home 4 5 24 — Brown University, Home 6 3 Won 6, Lost 3. Yankee Conference Champs. 166 First row. 1 to r, sitting, W. Ferrigno, W. Bressettc; Second row: C. Leach, G. Con- rad, C. Pinucci, M. Curry, Jr.; Third row: R. Poyton, Coach Paul Cieurzo. VARSITY GOLF Coach Paul Cieurzo’s 1948 golfers, although under the .500 mark at the conclusion of the season, showed a great deal of improvement in their last few matches of the year. The Rams launched their season at Quantico, Va., where they opposed the strong Quantico Flyers. George Conrad, the No. 1 man on Coach Cieurzo’s roster, was matched against his broth- er, a marine flyer. The Rams came out on the short end of a 6-0 score, but they picked up a great deal of experience. State dropped its next two matches to St. Joseph’s and Maine, but the Rams broke into the win column at the expense of Babson Insti- tute on April 30 by the score of 6-3. The next match with Trinity College was cancelled. The University of Connecticut’s Huskies took the Rams into camp in the following match, 5J4-3 2 , and the Hawks of St. Joseph’s upended the Rhode Islanders for the second time, 4-1. During the New England Intercollegiates held at Boston, the Rams placed seventh. Coach Cieurzo’s charges finally got together with the golfers from Trinity College on May 18, with the Rams winning out, 5-4, and start- ing on their winning streak which carried them through four matches. Amherst, Connecticut and Tufts fell victims to the Rams in that order, but the Bears from Brown prevented the Rams from ending their season on a happy note by taking the State putters, 5 2 -3 2. George Con- rad won the State Junior Golf Tournament later on in the summer. SUMMARY R. I. Opp. March 27 — Quantico Flyers, Away 0 6 29 — St. Joseph’s, Away 0 3 April 23- — University of Maine, Home 3 5 30 — Babson Institute, Home 6 3 May 5 — Trinity College, Home Cancelled 6 — Connecticut, Away 3 5 8 — St. Joseph’s, Home 1 4 14 — New England Intercollegiates .... Seventh 18 — Trinity College, Away 5 4 19 — Amherst College, Away 5 4 21 — Connecticut, Home 5 3 2 24 — Tufts College, Home .5 3 25 — Brown University, Home 3 5 Won 5, Lost 6. Seventh in New England Intercol- lcgiates. 167 VARSITY RIFLE Front row: R. Joy, R. Duval, P. Lennon, L. Kennedy, R. Hanke. Back row: Capt Welch, K. Avery, Mst. Sgt. F. Doggett, E. Devolve, R. Wilder. FRESHMAN RIFLE 1st row: R. Bailey, A. MacDonald, A. Peckham, P. Lennon. 2nd row: J. Hooker, R. Callahan, Sgt. Doggett, B. Lark, B. Lanyon. Sal Sclafani Coach Keaney Coach Haire Kenny Goodwin 169 VARSITY BASKETBALL ( 1948 - 49 ) The 1948-49 basketball season marked the first time in 27 years that Frank W. Keaney was not guiding the Rams. Coach Keaney was succeeded by one of his former outstanding students, Robert “Red” Haire, ’28. Coach Haire accepted a tre- mendous task. Not only was Haire attempting to replace one of basketball’s most renown coaches, but the Rams were facing the toughest schedule in their history. R. I. State was to face Villanova, Holy Cross, and St. John’s in its first three games. All three opponents were rated as top quintets in the nation. At first it appeared that the “fast break” had slowed down. Keaney’s famous cry of “fast, fast, fast!” seemed to be forgotten. Even Co-Captains Sal Sclafani and Ken Goodwin could not equal their brilliance of last season. In the opener against Villanova the Rams were unable to pene- trate the ‘Cats’ defense and the Rhody shooting from outside was poor. The Main Liners won, 75-68, and this was the first unsuccessful debut for a State five in over 30 years. It was the same story in Boston Garden the night of Dec. 7. But here, the Rams faced the classy Holy Cross dribblers and they were thor- oughly trounced, 65-48. The play of the Cru- saders’ Kaftan, O’Connell, and Cousy could not be matched. Then, travelling to New York’s big Madison Square Garden, Little Rhody engaged its perennial rival, St. John’s. The Rams played poorly. Only for a short interval during the early moments of the second half did Rhode Island look like the Rhody of old. Led by Bruce Blount and John Mitchell, the Rams crept to within one point of the Redmen in the second half. But the quick-breaking drive soon petered out and R. I. had lost its first three games. The Rams had 19 games left and the question was: when would State win? The University of New Hampshire became State’s first victim. But the Wildcats were inferior and the initial victory was not impressive. State continued on the vic- tory trail by trouncing Brooklyn College and Maine. Goodwin’s play brought the team even in the win and lost column. This .500 percentage was soon broken as the Rhody dribblers invaded Storrs to meet a crack Uconn team. Hampered by excessive fouling by Goodwin, Sclafani, and Mitchell, the Rams were easily conquered by the Huskies. Again the Rhode Islanders were below .500. At this point in the campaign State appeared to find itself. A strong Rutgers team, led by big Bucky Hatchett, invaded Rodman Hall. But the Ready to Roll Rams displayed a better brand of basketball and ran the Scarlets into the floor. Leon Golem- biewski pl ayed brilliantly. He held Hatchett to eight points while scoring 18 himself. After an easy victory over Springfield, a good Brown team travelled to Kingston. This was the first game for the Rams for the mythical state championship. Co-Captains Sclafani and Good- win led the men in blue to a hard-fought win. They chipped in 20 and 1 7 points respectively as the Rams eked out a 68-61 victory over the Bruins. In the remaining 12 games, R. I. lost only to St. Joseph’s at Philadelphia and again to Holy Cross at the Auditorium in Providence. But even in defeat the Rams showed a vast improvement over their early season play. The men from Kingston won their last nine games in a row. In- cluded in their sweep were two ringing victories over Providence College, and revenge victories for earlier season defeats over St. Joseph’s and 172 We’ve Stopped Fiddling Around Connecticut, and finally, a sparkling victory over Brown at Marvel Gym. This final win gave R. I. State the mythical state crown for the fourth consecutive year. The Rams definitely reached their peak in this final encounter. Goodwin, Sclafani, Blount, Golem- biewski, Mitchell, and Don Shannon all played brilliantly. There was no individual stand-out. The team stood-out. Coupled with this fine team play was the coaching wisdom of Coach Hairc. With seven minutes remaining in the ball game, Haire advised his boys to employ a “fake freeze.” This strategy fooled the Bruins, forced them to press for the ball because they were behind, and resulted in leaving big Goodwin unguarded under the Hoop. Goodwin dropped in easy game- clinching baskets. The Brown victory was a masterpiece. It was a combination of spirited team play and shrewd coaching. This final game of 1949 also ended the outstanding play of seniors Goodwin and Scla- fani in a State uniform. They will be sorely missed next season. 173 John Mitchell, Sal Sclafani, Ken Goodwin, Walt Baslcr, Don Shannon Bill Shannon VARSITY BASKETBALL R. I. Opp. Dec. 4 — Villa Nova, Kingston 68 75 7 — Holy Cross, Boston Garden 48 65 11 — St. John’s Mad. Sq. Gdn. 50 67 14 — Univ. of N. H., Kingston 86 41 1 7 — Brooklyn Co., Kingston 94 60 Jan. 6 — Univ. of Maine, Kingston 98 48 8 — Univ. of Conn., Storrs 48 58 10 — Rutgers Univ., Kingston 75 57 14 — Springfield Col., Kingston 90 60 19 — Brown Univ., Kingston 68 61 22 — St. Joseph’s, Philadelphia 71 91 Feb. 8 — Bucknell U., Lewisburg 78 42 11 — Holy Cross, Providence 42 52 15 — Prov. College, Providence 74 61 17 — St. Joseph’s, Providence 69 54 19 — U. S. C. Guard, Kingston 92 49 21 — Univ. of N. H., Durham 70 49 22 — Univ. of Maine, Orono 33 30 26 — Univ. of Conn., Kingston 86 64 28 — Prov. College, Kingston 99 53 Mar. 5 — Springfield, Springfield 64 36 9 — Brown Univ., Providence 72 49 174 175 VARSITY BASKETBALL SEASON SCORING No. FIELD GOALS FREE THROWS POINTS Games No. Arts. No. Scored Percentage No. Arts. No. Scored Percentage Total Average K. Goodwin 22 291 145 49.9 172 143 83.1 433 19.7 S. Sclafani 22 352 106 30.1 75 44 58.7 256 11.6 L. Golembiewski . 22 261 85 32.6 109 73 66.9 243 11.0 B. Blount 21 300 100 33.3 61 38 62.3 238 11.3 J. Mitchell 22 221 58 26.2 49 29 59.2 145 6.6 D. Shannon 19 91 26 28.6 40 21 52.5 73 3.9 W. Basle r 19 90 26 28.6 15 9 60.0 61 3.2 G. Handler 19 68 17 25.0 28 20 71.4 54 2.8 1). Rowe 9 11 6 54.5 6 4 66.7 16 2.0 L. Kelley 8 17 6 35.2 4 4 100.0 16 2.0 R. Underhill 12 9 3 33.3 5 4 80.0 10 0.9 J. Comstock 10 15 4 26.6 6 0 0.0 8 0.8 W. Shannon 7 10 3 30.0 4 1 25.0 7 1.0 R. Sargeson. 7 14 6 42.8 4 3 75.0 15 2.1 Willey 4 0 0 0.0 5 2 40.0 2 0.5 Totals 22 1750 591 29.6 583 395 67 .6 1577 71.68 176 FRESHMAN BASKETBALL The Rhody green clads, playing a total of 15 games over the year, wound up their season with a highly successful won 1 2, lost three, record. All three defeats were suffered on foreign courts, although the return game with Providence Col- lege at Rodman Hall was a real thriller all the way. The Ramlets finally won out in this game, 72-67, and they avenged a previous humiliating defeat by the Friars at the Auditorium, 77-56. The other two defeats suffered by the State yearlings were administered by Connecticut at Storrs early in January, and Holy Cross in Prov- idence a month later. The Ramlets were badly beaten by the Uconns in their first meeting but the Rhode Islanders avenged themselves later in FRESHMAN SCHEDULE R. I. Opp. Dec. 7 — Holy Cross, Boston Gdn. 44 42 14 — Leicester Jr. Col., Kingston 81 49 1 7 — Prov. Center, R. I. S. C 106 49 Jan. 6 — Edgcwood Jr. Col., Kingston 102 67 8 — Univ. of Conn., Storrs 47 64 11 — New London Jr., Kingston .. 108 47 14 — Springfield Frosh, Kingston 79 55 19 — Brown U. Frosh, Kingston 89 35 Feb. 1 1 — Holy Cross Frosh, Providence 51 66 15 — Prov. Col. Frosh, Providence 56 77 17 — R. I. Col. of Ed., Providence 65 45 26 — Conn. Frosh, Kingston 71 56 Mar. 5 — Springfield, Springfield 77 66 28 — Prov. Col., Frosh, Kingston 77 67 9 — Brown Univ. Frosh, Providence .. 64 50 the return match at Rodman Hall, snapping the Uconns’ 15-game winning streak, 71-56. The first duel with the Crusader yearlings at the Boston Garden saw the Frosh win out, 44-42. The Ramlets scored 1113 points for a 74.3 game average while holding the opposition to a mere 796 points, or an average of only 53.3 a game. The starting five of Chuck Stewart, Jerry Ferrara, Fred Congleton, Walt Dalbey and Ed Hole showed a great deal of promise as a future varsity unit. All five demonstrated a great deal of shooting accuracy and Stewart’s blazing speed and playmaking ability pleased the Rodman fans no end. The remaining four all excelled in re- bounding also. FRESHMAN SCORING Player F. G. F Total Ferrara 81 40 202 Congleton 50 62 162 Dalbey 65 25 155 Stewart 44 31 129 Hole 43 24 110 Sullivan 28 24 80 Loeber 21 20 62 Love 28 4 60 Halpert 19 12 50 Johns 17 11 45 Galizio 8 6 22 Chakulas 8 5 21 Torgan 6 3 15 177 VARSITY BASEBALL VARSITY BASEBALL SCHEDULE (1948) Date April 16 Opponent Vermont, Home R. I. Opp. 4 1 ” 22 Maine, Home 5 1 ” 24 Providence, Away 10 3 ” 26 Boston College, Home 0 7 May 1 Connecticut, Home 3 0 4 Boston College, Away 0 8 7 Maine, Away 4 1 ” 8 New Hampshire, Away Cancelled ” 12 Brown, Away Cancelled ” 15 Connecticut, Away 3 5 ” 18 Massachusetts, Away Cancelled ” 19 Brown, Home 3 7 20 Coast Guard, Home 4 3 21 Providence, Home Cancelled ” 26 New Hampshire, Home 6 0 ” 29 Springfield, Home (2) 2 3 ( 12 inn.) 2 1 Won 8, Lost 5, Cancelled 4. ( 7 inn. ) Although they failed to wrap up any Yankee Conference honors. Coach Frank W. Keaney’s 1948 baseball nine concluded its season with a highly respectable won eight, lost five, record. Over the season the Rams were rained out of no less than four contests (New Hampshire, Brown, Massachusetts and Providence College) . This particular season wound up a brilliant 27-year record for Coach Kcaney in the coaching world, a record that saw the old master guiding his charges to twice as many victories as defeats on the diamond. Keancy was succeeded as head varsity baseball mentor by Vic Palladino, ex- Boston College football star, who took over dur- ing the 1949 season. In the season’s opener against Vermont, April 16 at Kingston, the Rhode Islanders walked off with a richly deserved 4-1 triumph behind the masterful flinging of big John Smith, State’s num- ber one hurler. Big Smitty ended up the year with five victories as against three losses. The Rams pinned back the ears of the Maine Black Bears in their second start, 5-1, at Kingston, and then the State nine trounced Providence College in the Friars’ own back yard, 10-3, to run the streak to three. The hard-hitting Boston College Eagles pounced upon righthander Bruce Blount at Kingston April 26 for seven big runs while righthander Steve Stuka blanked the Rams and held them practically hitless. The Rhode Islanders climbed back onto the victory trail on the first day in May by eking out a hard-earned 3-0 verdict over the Connecticut Huskies. Big Smitty was the winning pitcher, spacing out eight Uconn hits over the route. But the Boston College nemesis cropped up again and the Rams were handed an 8-0 pasting up in Boston on May 4. Smith was roundly stroked by the big bats of the Eagles and charged with his first loss of the season. Maine’s Black Bears fell at Orono, Me., to the tune of 4-1, and the Rams followed this with a trip to Storrs, Conn, with hopes of taking the Huskies in tow once more. But the Uconns had other plans as they got to Smith for five big runs, enough to win out, 5-3. Brown University’s Bruins added insult to in- jury by taking the Rhode Islanders at Kingston in the next game and the only meeting of the two clubs all year, 7-3. The next day, May 20, saw the Rams edge out Coast Guard Academy, 4-3, to give Blount his only pitching victory of the year. Ed Becker was the hero of that game when he stole home in the last of the ninth. State took New Hampshire in their only meet- ing of the year when they skinned the Wildcats at Meade Field, and the Rams wound up their season by splitting a doublchcader with Spring- field. 179 VARSITY BATTING AVERAGES Name G AB R H BB SB AV. Bill Heffcrnan 13 38 2 11 5 5 .289 John Smith 13 48 8 12 3 1 .250 Lou Kelley 13 40 6 10 6 4 .250 Jim Murray 5 8 1 2 1 0 .250 Harry Zartarian 8 25 1 6 0 2 .240 Ed Becker 10 33 7 7 4 3 .212 Jack Penkala 13 35 3 7 3 2 .200 Hal Melkonian 4 5 0 1 1 0 .200 Harry Brown 9 26 6 5 3 4 .192 Vin Santo 13 41 3 6 5 4 .170 Buck McSweency 13 35 6 4 9 11 .114 A1 Johnson 8 18 1 2 2 2 .111 Bruce Blount 4 9 0 1 0 0 .111 Tony Rainone 4 10 1 1 1 0 .100 A1 Andrews 7 7 0 0 0 0 .000 Ted Kohler 3 1 0 0 0 0 .000 Stan Juszczyk 2 1 0 0 0 0 .000 Bill Leebum 2 3 0 0 0 0 .000 Don Shannon 2 5 0 0 0 0 .000 Lou Josselyn 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 Don Fay 1 0 0 0 0 0 .000 VARSITY BASEBALL PITCHERS’ RECORDS Pitcher Won Lost Smith 5 3 Melkonian 2 0 Blount 1 2 Left to right : Hal Melkonian, Jack Helwig, Bruce Blount, John Smith, and Dick Nani Front row, L. to r.: Clyde Bennett, Ira Murphy, Fran Wilcox, Ray Smith, Rene Fredette, Charlie Varney: Second row: John Stelletano, George Handler, Bob Underhill, A1 Thibodeau, John Martin, Pat Barba, Don Rowe, Joe Malikowski, and Coach Paul F. Cieurzo FRESHMAN BASEBALL FRESHMAN BASEBALL (1948) Date Opponent R- 1- Opp- April 28 Brown, Home 3 6 April 30 Open May 4 Connecticut, Home 1 0 May 7 Leicester Junior, Home Cancelled May 8 Dean Academy, Home Cancelled May 1 1 Providence, Home 6 1 May 17 Providence, Away Cancelled May 20 Brown, Away 12 0 May 25 Connecticut 1 5 May 28 Dean Academy, Away 2 1 Won 4, Lost 2, Cancelled 3 181 The State freshman baseball team, during the season of 1948, won a total of four games, lost two, and were rained out of three other tilts. Paced all year by the strong right pitching arm of Bob Underhill and the equally strong right arm of one Mr. Joe Malikowski at short, the Ramlets came from behind more than once to cinch a decision in the late innings. Malikowski, along with center fielde r Ira Mur- phy, did most of the heavy stickwork for Coach Paul F. Cieurzo’s diamond dusters. Cieurzo re- placed Coach Bill Beck as tutor of the Frosh after the latter suffered a severe back injury and was forced to temporarily give up coaching. Judging from the opinion of a great many observers, Cieurzo did better than a fair job in handling the Ramlets. The State yearlings opened their season by dropping a 6-3 verdict to Brown on April 28, but they recovered and came back to hand the Uconn Huskies a 1-0 defeat despite a lack of hits. The Rhode Islanders were rained out of their next two games with Leicester Junior College and Dean Academy, but they returned to the dia- mond wars with a 6-1 victory over the Providence College Friars, May 1 1, at Meade Field. The Ramlets smeared Brown in the return game, 12-0, were rained out again by the per- sistent weatherman in the second match with P. C., but dropped their second defeat to the Uconn Pups at Storrs, May 25, 5-1. The Ramlets closed out their season in grand style, however, when they journeyed to Coach Cieurzo’s old alma mater (Dean Academy) and handed the home forces another defeat, 2-1. This was a closely-fought pitchers’ duel, with Underhill hopked up with the Academy’s ace righthander. The State Frosh pulled it out of the fire in their half of the ninth inning. 182 INDOOR TRACK The Rhode Island State College indoor track team competed in all of the big time meets in the 1949 season. Opening up with the Washing- ton Star Relays, January 12, the team competed in the following meets: Knights of Columbus, Boston; Melrose Games, New York; BAA, Bos- ton; New York AC, New York; New England AAU, Boston; National AAU, New York; IC4A, New York; New York Knights of Columbus, New York. Rhode Island was represented on the boards by the following men; 60 yard dash, Bill Benesch, Alton Wiley and Bob Squadrito; 600 yard run, Sam Levine; mile and 1000 yards, Danny Cash- man, Larry McLay and Johnny Johnson; high jump and broad jump, Bill Benesch; two mile run, Bob Black and Norm Monks; pole vault, Arthur Sherman; hurdles, Nat Chase, Jack Bul- leit, Howard Nicholson, and Bob Corb, and in the 35 lb. weight throw the Ram had Ed McNulty and Don Sprague. The season was highlighted by Bill Benesch’s second place in the NEAAU broad jump; the one mile relay team’s victory in the Yankee Con- ference mile relay, and Danny Cashman’s bril- liant effort in the 1000 yard runs. Art Sherman placed in every m eet in the pole vault. Most worthy notice must go to his second place in the IC4A meet, (13 ' 8 " ), and his third place in the National AAU meet. Bob Black had a hard time of it in the early meets, but finished the season in grand style by winning the IC4A 2 mile run. He completed the campaign by running second in the New York KC meet 2 mile run in 9 : 09. This time is believed to be the fastest ever turned in by a collegian for the distance on the boards. 183 184 1st row: P. Lennon, R. Dwyer, S. Levine, G. Mona. 2nd row: N. Laflamme, B. Black, D. Cashman, N. Monks, Coach Tootell, L. McLay CROSS COUNTRY 1948 Oct. 1 Schedule Springfield College Springfield Oct. 9 Fordham College Kingston Oct. 15 Harvard Cambridge Oct. 22 Brown Providence Oct. 29 Connecticut Kingston Nov. 8 N.E.I.C. Cambridge Nov. 15 IC4A New York Nov. 22 N.C.A.A. E. Lansing, Mich. Nov. 27 N.A.A.U. Detroit, Mich. 185 Sam Levine, Eliot Roberts and Paul Lennon. Rhode Island 16 Springfield 42 October 1, 1948 R. I. had 4 finishers before Springfield could bring home a man. This initial victory started the 1948 edition of the varsity cross-country team on a winning spree of 5 dual meets and a first in the N.E.I.C.’s. Order of Finish: R. 1. Black 1 Cashman 2 Monks 3 McLay 4 Laflamme 6 16 Springfield Miller 5 Taddonio 7 Hunt 9 Heising 1 0 Fienemann 11 42 Led by the brilliant performance of Bob Black, Rhode Island State’s powerful cross- country team trampled the Springfield College harriers at Springfield. In their first meet of the season State’s cross- country team had little difficulty in beating Springfield. The team this year was composed of veterans of last year’s New England Championship team including Bob Black, Norm Monks, Hugh Cam- eron, Neil Barney, Frank Knight, George Mona, and Norm Laflamme. Dan Cashman returned to the squad along with newcomers Larry McLay, George Mona 186 Ray Dwyer Rhode Island 16 Octobei Bob Black again led the way as State’s har- riers copped their second victory by defeating Fordham here at Kingston. Black who holds the course record here at 19:57.2, coasted home in front of the pack in 21:03.7. Norm Monks edged out Danny Cashman for third place honors with Larry McLay in second position. The team was again prevented from making a perfect score when Norm Laflamme was beaten by John Lynch of the visitors for fifth place. Larry McLay Fordham 47 9, 1948 Ray Dwyer, aggravated an old injury and had to drop out of this race. It was feared that he would be through for the season. Order of Finish: R. . Fordham Black 1 Lynch 5 McLay 2 Curran 9 Monks 3 Prendergast 10 Cashman 4 Sola 11 Laflamme 6 O’Brien 12 16 47 187 Rhode Island 15 Harvard 50 State’s team really showed its power in this meet as ten men finished before Harvard brought in a man. This race indicated that Black had lost none of the speed with which he won the New England championship. The race was run over the same New England Intercollegiate course which Black ran 22:29 on last year to win the race. The time for this race was 21:32. This victory for R. I. avenged the defeat which Harvard handed our trackmen last Spring. Order of Finish: R.I. Harvard Black 1 Cogan 8 Cashman 2 Fisher 9 tie for second Monks 3 Nelson 10 Laflamme 4 Johnson 11 McLay 5 Smith 12 15 50 Norm LaFlamme Other Rhode Islander’s were Barney, Mona, Roberts, Knight, Levine, and Cameron. Rhode Island 23 Brown 38 Placing five men among the first seven, State added Brown to its list of victims. Black came in about three minutes before the second place runner, and people were be- ginning to think that he must have taken a short- cut. Although Black cut nearly 800 yards off the course, he was still declared the winner. State’s next man to finish was Larry McLay who came in fourth, behind the Tobey brothers from Brown. This was State’s fourth consecutive victory for the season. 188 Sam Levine R. I. Black 1 McLay 4 Cashman 5 Monks 6 Laflamme 7 Order of Finish: Brown Josh Tobey 2 Jon Tobey 3 Welchi 10 Lotz 11 Bailey 12 23 38 Other Rhode Islanders were Roberts, Barney, Knight, Levine, and Mona. Rhode Island 15 Connecticut 50 Sweeping the first seven places, R. I. made their second perfect score of the season. This time it was against the tied Huskies from Con- necticut. This race marked the end of dual meet com- petition for the Rams who next ran at the New England Intercollegiate Championship at Cam- bridge. Dan Cashman, Norm Monks and Larry Mc- Lay finished in a tie for second place. Frank Knight who had been bothered with knee trouble throughout the early part of the season, showed signs of regaining his old form as he finished fifth for Rhody. Order of Finish: Monks 3 McLay 4 Knight 5 Fazio 10 Roman 11 Wright 12 15 50 Other Rhode Islanders to finish were La- flamme, Roberts, Levine, Barney, and Mona. New England Intercollegiate Championship Rhode Island State Winner With 51 Points It was Bob Black again who paved the way for the Blue and White Harriers as he won his third consecutive New England Championship. Black’s time of 21 minutes 26.2 seconds was more than a minute faster than his winning time of a year ago. After a quarter of a mile Black had nearly a 50 yard lead over Ted Vogel, who later finished third. Rhody’s first five men all finished within the first twenty places to easily annex the crown. Danny Cashman came home in seventh place, followed by Norm Monks, 10th, Larry McLay, 15th, Frank Knight, 20th, Elliot Roberts, 29th, and Norm Laflamme, 30th. This was Rhode Island’s fifth consecutive vic- tory of the New England Intercollegiatcs and its tenth in the last thirteen years. R. . Black 1 Cashman 2 Conn. Rubin 8 Bray 9 189 Paul Lennon Black Takes IC4A Crown Breaking his own record by over a half min- ute, Bob Black won his second consecutive IC4A cross-country championship in the remarkable time of 25 minutes and four tenths of a sec- ond. Although Black repeated last year’s victory over Horace Ashenfelter of Penn. State, Mich- igan State romped away with the team cham- pionship. Black let Ashenfelter set the pace until the half way mark before taking over, to win by 200 yards. As one sports writer puts it, “Black runs as if he owns the course.” It was one of the finest fields in the long history of the IC4A and it took fast going to finish in the first fifty. There were nearly 200 starters and over 25 colleges finished full teams. Dan Cashman was again Rhode Island’s sec- one man as he finished 23rd. Larry McLay came in 24th followed by Norm Monks 51st, Frank Knight 57th, Neil Barney 74th and Norm La- flamme 80th. This meet marked the finish of cross country for 4 of State’s team who are seniors, namely, Cashman, Monks, Laflamme, and Knight. Black, N.C.A.A. Winner Bob Black broke Gregg Rice’s nine year-old record as he won the National College A. A. Cross country Championship in 19:52.3. His nearest competitor was Don Gehrman of Wisconsin who finished 75 yards in back of Black for second place. Last year in this race Bob was hindered by the snow, but this year under perfect running conditions he easily outclassed the field. Black was given a warm welcome on his re- turn home to Kingston by over 400 of the stu- dent body. Athletic Director Frank W. Kcaney was one of the first to congratulate the surprised and slightly embarrassed speedster. Coach Tootell had high praise for Black in a short speech in front of Lippitt Hall. Black Nips Stone by Inches to Win National A.A.U. Cross Country Crown In one of the most incredible foot races ever run, Bob Black edged out Curt Stone by inches to win the 10,000 meter (6)4 mile) A.A.U. grind. Black and Stone ran side by side for nearly six miles of the race before Stone started to pull away. With only 500 yards to the finish, Stone had a good 10 yard lead on Black. At this stage Black thought he’d get second, but not content without victory, Black put on one final spurt which carried him across the line inches ahead of Stone. Black’s time for this race, which gave him the season triple crown in cross-country, was 30:02. 190 191 Sitting: Betty Connaughton, Sam Hall, Candy Reynolds. Standing: Dick Soderberg, Dave Macaulay. SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS President Samuel M. Hall Vice President Betty Connaughton Secretary Candy Reynolds Treasurer David Macaulay Social Chairman Richard Soderberg 192 Class of 1949 1945 ... The war was over . . . 1945 . . . President Franklin D. Roosevelt was dead, too soon to see the victory . . . 1945 .. .The Detroit Tigers won the World Series . . . 1945 . . . America was singing “Rum and Coca-Cola” . . . 1945 . . . -x- After four hectic years of war which saw the male population on Campus sink to practically nothing, Rhode Island State College, as well as colleges all over the country, was returning to a period of normality. But the normality soon turned into an era of abnormality as the rush of returning veterans, taking im- mediate advantage of the G.I. Bill offered by the government as part of its debt to its warriors, soon be- 193 gan to swell the enrollments of the colleges. Rhode Island State’s student body, which had hovered around the one thousand mark before the war, multiplied itself to twice that amount with the largest freshman class in its history, and the return of the men whose education had Albert Abramovitz ae n Science, Pre-Medical 17 Burnside Ave., Newport Justin E. Abrams ae n Agriculture 52 Gallatin St., Providence Arlene Beaver Adams General Business 229 New Meadow Rd., Barrington 194 been interrupted. These men, bringing with Raymond Vaughn Allen Agricultural, Economics Essex Ave., East Greenwich Thelma Henshaw Allen E R H Science, Teacher Training 38 Sevilla Ave., Hoxsic Arthur Andersen, Jr. AAW griculture, Animal Husbandry i Watson Ave., Narragansett them new attitudes, ideas, habits, and interests, added a maturity of feeling to the general campus atmosphere. Fraternity houses were being used as men’s and women’s dormitories; the fraternities hav- ing become inactive during the war. Sorori- . . . Class of 1949 195 ties, however, without the same restrictions to hurdle, were in full swing. The avalanche of returning students soon overcrowded the men’s housing facilities, and made it evident that new housing units would be necessary as soon as possible. Therefore, in 97 Lexington Ave., Cranston Donald Edward Andrews Trimtown Rd., . rth Scftuate Nunzio James Annarumno, Jr. Science, Biology 167 Bradford St., Bristol 196 Claire Asdoorian E H Science. Biology 152 Vine St.. East Providence Ernest George Ashton Arthur Minot Aubrey Electrical Engineering Middleboro, Massachusetts February, Ouonset Huts to be used as emer- gency housing units were obtained under agreement with the Federal Public Housing Agency. These huts enabled the college to provide living quarters for four hundred vet- erans who wished to begin or resume their col- lege careers. . . . Class of 1949 197 That year also saw the inception of another school project. Shortly after the opening of school in September, a Student War Memorial Union Committee was formed with the project being highly endorsed by Honorary Alumnus J. Howard McGrath. Plans for the proposed 198 Elaine Alice Barry ERH Science, Teacher Training 101 Whitford Avc., Providence Raymond William Barry General Business Portland, Maine Union were published in the Beacon, appeals were sent to alumni and friends of the college, and funds began to roll in. Among the new members of the faculty were Dr. W. Metz, who came from Wisconsin to join the History Department, and Mr. Tom Doherty, brother of the Red Sox’s publicity 199 director, who was appointed as Assistant in Public Relations. Mr. Doherty was engaged Lucien Joseph Beausejour Electrical Engineering 50 Hammond St., Providence to supervise the majority of the sports publicity and photography. The first post war class elections were held with the following results: President, Danny 200 Leona Zita Berlow Z AT Science, Teacher Training 97 Fourth St., Providence Irving Berman AEn Marketing Advertising 29 Pond St.. West Warwi Virginia May Berndt E R H Electrical Engineering Seekonk, Massachusetts Cashman; Vice-President, Joan Sawyer; Secre- tary, Jane Peterson; Treasurer, Louise Reilly; and Social Chairman, Pat Grant. A stellar selection of artists was engaged that year for the Music Series. They included such “greats” as Miss Gladys Swarthout, dis- tinguished star of opera, concert, screen and . . . Class of 1949 201 radio; Mr. Jan Smeterlin, the “Paderewski of the Piano”; Mr. Joseph Szigeti, illustrious vio- linist; and Mr. Mikhail Sheyne, noted Russian pianist. Rhody Night, a dance for the benefit of the War Memorial Union, was held at Rhodes-on- Henry Joseph Bessette Science, Pre-Medical Pawtucket Ernest Mason Biggs Industrial Management Saunderstown 1173 Smith St., Providence 202 Harold Louis Bloom Robert Enoch Bolton General Business 19 Talbot Manor, Edgesvood the-Pawtuxet and acclaimed a great success by all who attended. It became an excellent way of raising funds for the cause. The Women’s Dormitory Association started a new tradition to be — the Varga Ball. The social season was further highlighted by an- other novelty dance in the form of the “Candy . . . Class of 1949 203 Ball” — sponsored by Sigma Delta Tau. The 1945-46 season marked the high point in Rhode Island State’s basketball fortunes. A wartime Rhody squad, led by the incompar- able Ernie Calverley, fought its way to the finals of the National Invitation Tournament at Frank Dewey Boule A X A Matthew Bozek 61 Annetta Marie Brady Liberal Studies. History Kinsman St., Central Falls 204 Madison Square Garden before bowing to the Gertrude Louise Brcitkopf ZAT Child Development 9 Prospect St., Cranston Barbara Jane Brierley E H Home Economics, Textiles 63 Harris Ave., Cranston Donald Frederick Brink Industrial Engineering 224 Tennyson Rd., Lakewood University of Kentucky, 46-45. En Route, the unseeded and unheralded Rams had nosed out Bowling Green in overtime, 82-79, and erased Muhlenberg, 59-49. Calverley’s last second “long tom”, tying the score during the regula- tion period of the Bowling Green game, gave . . . Class of 1949 205 the fans their biggest thrill, and established a record for the longest scoring throw at Madi- son Square Garden. Ernie went on to garner the Most Valuable Player award for his mag- nificent and outstanding performance in the Tournament. John Patrick Broderick Electrical Engineering 27 Burlington St., Providence Harriet Doris Brouth L AT Liberal Studies, English 198 Gibbs Ave., Newport 206 Lucille Mae Bugbee Nursing Education 568 Church Avc., Conimic The Sachems once again revived the mem- orable tradition of the Mayoralty Campaign and Raymond “Beetle” Rathbun of West War- wick became the first post war Mayor of Kings- ton and outlying vicinities. Sororities on Campus pledged forty-four freshmen girls before leaving for their annual . . . Class of 1949 207 holiday vacation. The first post war dance to be held by the Pan-Hellenic Association was held in March with a grand turnout. Freak Day was also reactivated by the Women’s Student Government Association, much to the bewilderment of the newcomers to our cam- Robcrt Catherwood Caddell, Jr. AX A Electrical Engineering Boston Neck Rd., Narraglnsett Barbara Cantor L AT iberal Studies, Language John Campo Civil Engineering 638 Douglas Ave., Pros 208 pus — the freshman. George Francis Carey Walter Everett Carleen 5IK Science, Chemistry 240 Waterman Aye., G re} stone The fraternities on the campus began their annual rushing period in late Spring. The School had decided to return the fraternity houses to their rightful owners, completely renovated, the following year, and the boys were anxiously awaiting the event. . . . Class of 1949 209 The University of Connecticut students started a fund raising campaign to buy State a new ram, Ramses IV, which was presented to us at about the same time that two prefabri- cated buildings were to go up in back of Elean- or Roosevelt Hall. 210 In January, 1946, Lt. Robert Cashman Rodman Chase D M A Electrical Engineering Kingston James Wilbur Cheever, Jr. „ .zn Electrical Engineering 94 West St., East Greenwich ■ Hilda Mae Chegwidden A Z General Business Hopcdale, Massachusetts joined the staff as Assistant Director of Place- ment. This move helped dissuade the students that there was a depression around the corner. Perhaps there were some jobs to be had. Also joining the faculty at that time were Mr. Fred Votta, instructor in Chemical Engineering, Bernard Edward Ciolfi Mechanical Engineering 285 Union Ave., Providence Joseph Curtis Claflin AX A Marketing Advertising 53 Hart St., Middletown . . . Class of 1949 211 charge of the engineering shops. The Veterans Association of Rhode Island State College was formed and formally recog- nized by the School. The Socius Club was also George Dennison Clark John Edwin Clark Mechanical Engineering 20 Harrington Rd., East Greenwich 212 Charles Cohn ae n Business. Marketing Adverti 108 Miller Ave., Providen reorganized under the leadership of Dr. Berry, with an eventful schedule in mind. Advanced R.O.T.G. classes were resumed, with Colonel Bartholomew DeGraff as Professor of Military Science and Tactics. The dance which was our first association with social affairs was the Frosh Frolic held in . . . Class of 1949 213 May, 1 946. Committee heads were as follows : publicity, Kay Shute; decorations, Bev Hopps; programs, Nancy Reynolds; tickets, Peggy Eatough; patrons, Ginny Reid; ushers, Doug Wilkinson; checking, Ray D’Aquanno; floor, Jimmie Barr and Bob Bainton; cleanup, Candy Clare Conlin E R H Betty Ann Connaughton ERH Science. Teacher Training 138 Houston St., Providence Francis Joseph Connell Civil Engineering 214 Robert Eldridge Corb Mechanical Engineering 03 Pleasant Valley Pkwy., l ' rov Marilyn Zita Coyle A E A Science, Biology 138 Congdon St., Providence Reynolds; orchestra, Helen McGuigan; speci- alty, Joan Stern; and refreshments, Barbara Harris. Ginny Styles was selected as Oueen of the Frosh. Trudy Breitkopf, a pledge of Nu Alpha, was chosen “Sweetheart of Alpha Epsilon Pi” at the regional conclave held in Worcester. . . . Class of 1949 215 Alpha Zeta, the local chapter of a national agricultural society, was reactivated after sev- eral years of wartime activity. Dean Weldin, foremost magician on the campus, was named Registrar of the college. He assumed the job of stretching our facilities Thomas Morton Curry, Jr. I M A Peter Augustine Curtin Robert Rodman Curtis 216 Edmund Stanley Darling Mechanical Engineering Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket beyond capacity. The year 1 945 had proved to be very event- ful and we sadly said goodbye to the campus, hoping that the remaining three years would prove as marvelous as the first. 1946 . . .The 80th Congress was elected . . . 1946 ... The Taft-Hartley Labor Bill was . . . Class of 1949 217 passed . . . 1946 . . . Joe Louis defeated Billy Conn in a return match . . . 1946 . . . The St. Louis Cardinals won the World Series . . . 1946 ... We were singing cc Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better ” . . . 1946 . . . Nazi war crimi- nals were being tried . . . 1946 . . . Joseph Delvecchio Liberal Studies, History 99 Majestic Ave., Norwood 218 HI The returning veterans, together with a George William Doyle A AW Chemical Engineering New York, N. Y. Henry Stanley Drobiazgiewicz A AW Chemical Engineering 49 Gooding St., Pawtucket Tames Norman Dubee P I K Liberal Studies, Economics 1294 Atwood Ave., Johnston large civilian enrollment overcrowded the housing and classroom facilities of Rhode Island State to an even greater extent than the previous year. In the “Report of the Presi- dent and Other Officers” realeased for stu- dent reading, a record enrollment of more . . . Class of 1949 219 than two thousand students was predicted for within the next few years. However, this proved to be a conservative estimate, because the enrollment soon jumped to twenty-two hundred and later to twenty-five hundred. More than fifty new faculty members were 220 with us from various parts of the country and scattered throughout our many different de- partments. Several more Quonset Huts were brought to the swelling campus to be used as temporary classroom buildings and housing units. Rhode Island State College was begin- ning to suffer from growing pains. Lois Eleanor Erickson a a n Liberal ' Eugene Frank Errico 0 X Electrical Engineering . . . Class of 1949 221 Chester Berry was appointed Director of Student Activities, with his office situated in the temporary Union, an assemblage of five Quonset Huts. Another Music Series l isting was released and we anticipated another enjoyable season William Robert Ferrante B W A Electrical Eneinccrimj 193 Vinton St., Providence Edward Giles Estabrooks Priscilla Belle Farrell ER H Textiles 47 Friendly Rd., Cranston 222 Maiy Giovanni Ferrazzoli Howard Ignatius Finn, Jr. Industrial Management 95 Narragansett St., Cranston of listening to great talent from leading artists in the entertainment world. Vivian Della Chiesa, soprano star of radio and opera, was our opening artist. Those who followed were Leo Smit, pianist; The Griller Quartet of stringed instruments; and Ezio Pinza. Because of the limited seating capacity of . . . Class of 1949 223 our gymnasium and the huge increase in size of the student body, it was decided that seniors would be allowed to view all basketball games, but the sophomores and the juniors would be required to alternate with the large freshman class. Barbara Ann Flynn aa n Nursing Education Lamphere Rd., Westerly Bernard Flynn AA ' y Science, Teacher Training Eddy Lane, Chepatchet 224 Jacob Samuel Fradin TE $ Accounting 77 Plenty St., Providence Wilford Court, Man ' - Jo Fulford E R H Foods Nutrition 178 Bluff Ave., Edgewood This year the Rhodyites compiled an envi- able, 17-3, record, but two late season losses to Brown and Connecticut nullified their Tour- nament hopes. The loss of Ernie Calverley via graduation hurt the Rams considerably, but a new star was in the as cendancy. Sophomore Jackie Allen thrilled New York and Rhode . . . Class of 1949 225 54-50 win over St. John’s, climaxing his exhibi- Robert Lindlev Gammcll (D M A General Business 52 Philmont Ave., Cranston tion with a one man freezing act to protect Rhody’s lead in the waning moments of the game. The loss of Dick Hole at midyear was a blow to the Flying Rams, but their fire-horse Elmer Martin Gardiner Mechanical Engineering 6 Prospect Ave., YVickford Stanley Gaunt AAW Aeronautical Engineering 10 High St., Pascoag 226 style of play won them first place in the hearts of New England fandom. A testimonial dinner in honor of Ernie Cal- verley, who was elected the most outstanding athlete of the year in Rhode Island was held early in the year. Another sorority, Eta Phi, was awarded re- . . . Class of 1949 227 cognition and approval from the proper author- ities. Nu Alpha was pledged to the national organization of Sigma Delta Tau. Election time was once again upon us and this time our officers were: President, Bill Haack; Vice-President, Bev Hopps; Treasurer, Daniel Glasberg ae n Electrical Engineering 374 Lloyd Ave., Providence Kenneth Clark Goodwin t MA Marketing Advertising Somerville, Mass. 228 Danny Cashman; Secretary, Shirley Buswell; 16 Erastus St., Providence Barbara Edna Gough E R H Child Development Cecilia Clara Gouveia E R H Home Economics 35 Franklin St., Newport and Social Chairman, Bob DeYoung. Another Mayorality campaign featuring cowboy gun toting tactics and aerial bombard- ments of the campus ended with the coveted title going to Joe Ostigny of the Hut Associa- tion. . . . Class of 1949 229 Marther Turner had “Poem” published in the Annual Anthology of College Poetry. The art classes of the school did a splendid job of decorating the temporary Student Un- ion. Everything from pixies pouring gigantic cups of coffee to pictures of jitterbugging co- Barbara Mae Hadfield EH Science, Mathematics 917 Roosevelt Ave., Pawtucket Joseph Anthony Guido B W A Industrial Management 87 Wisdom Ave., Providence Frank Paul Guerra 15fi Pomona Ave., Provicleni 230 eds were painted in mural fashion on the curv- ed walls of the Quonset Union. On Honors Day Joan Sawyer received the Women’s Student Government Award and a Pan Hellenic Scroll. Ernestine Levin was given the Elizabeth Williams Award for a winning essay. ifTw 1 ii 1 j i Everett John Hall AX A General Business 132 Ocean Rd., Narraganse Gordon Baxter Hall B O Electrical Engineering 1 05 Bristol Ferry Rd., Portsmouth . . . Class of 1949 231 chairman of the dance, did a grand job in planning the affair. Rhode Island State College became a mem- ber of the “Yankee Conference”, an associa- Benjamin Robert Hardwick AX A Electrical Engineering 44 Prince St., Lakewood George Hanuschak P I K General Business 14 Pleasant View, Manville 232 Walter Reeve Harper, Jr. Electrical Engineering Wampanoag Trail, Barrington Evelyn Ramona Harry E R H Child Development 141 Blanding Ave., East Providence Norman Thatcher Harvey tion of the six New England land grant schools. Harry Schwenk, fast becoming one of the outstanding members of our class was appoint- ed captain of the Men’s Rifle team. Sigma Delta Tau became the fourth national sorority on the Rhode Island Campus. Twenty- seven charter members were initiated on Janu- 233 ary twenty-fifth, with Elsa Isenberg as presi- dent. In a special bulletin released by Dr. John Weldin, we saw that scholarship standards were going up the scale. Ros Bosworth and Frank Pritchard were Robert Albert Hawksley B t Civil Engineering Scckonk, Mass. Diane Dorothea Healey Nursing Education Matunuck 234 General Teacher Training 13 Dartmouth St., Newport Hilda Huberta Higgins I K H. E., Textiles 259 Norwood Ave., Edgcwood George Anthony Hildebrand B cp Electrical Engineering elected to the positions of Managing editor and News editor, respectively, on the Beacon. Tau Alpha Epsilon, the sixth sorority to grace our campus was established in the early spring of 1947. Pan-Hellenic Association spon- sored an enjoyable inter-sorority sing on May thirteenth. Delta Zeta sorority was chosen the 235 winning group. A gigantic assembly was held on March twenty-sixth for the opening program of the college building campaign. Students, faculty, and the newly organized band participated. Our slogan was “Push the Slate for R. I. State.” Harold Thurston Himeon, Jr. Electrical Engineering 12 George Si., Central Falls Robinson Hindle. Jr. ZAE Horticulture Bradford 236 Beverly Goodchild Hopps xn Liberal Studies, English 40 Strathmore Rd., Edgewood John Joseph Horan I K Electrical Engineering New York, N. Y. A novel dance, “Hook-up Hop,” sponsored by our radio network, followed the St. Joseph- Rhode Island basketball game. A record crowd attended. Plans for Rho Iota Kappa’s “Nut House Ball”, the Chi O Cabaret, and the Slide Rule Strut were in the making toward the end of the . . . Class of 1949 237 year. The liberal studies department added a new major to its curriculum — political science. Prince, a beautiful Dalmatian, took up resi- dence at Theta Chi fraternity. He became the friend of all on the campus. Leo James Hubbard Electrical Engineering 76 Rosegarden St., Warwick Arthur Lincoln Hull $IK Chemical Engineering 238 William Hugh Jackson AX 20 Mary St Cenfral Falls H. E., Textiles Kingston An inter-fraternity sing scheduled by Poly- gon was held on May twentieth. Phi Mu Delta fraternity walked off with the honors. The courses which were to be offe red at the summer school session were outlined at this time by the administration. Another lively and successful Rhody night . . . Class of 1949 239 was brought about through the efforts of a conscientious, hardworking student commit- tee. The proceeds were placed in the rapidly growing fund for our proposed War Memor- ial Union. One other outstanding event of our Sopho- Alfred Holt TK Agriculture, 391 Hope St., i ohnson Earlcne Lois Jewett A E A H. E., Textiles 79 Milton Rd., Lakewood Thomas Lloyd Jenson Animal Husbandry 101 Quidnick St., West Warwick 240 Eric Walter Johnson Electrical Engineering 117 Tallman Ave., Cranston Gordon Clifford Johnson Agricultural Economics Apponaug Grctchen Louise Johnson ZK Nursing Education West Shore Rd., Apponaug more year was homecoming day, with hun- dreds of alumni pouring back on to the cam- pus looking forward to renewing war time and pre-war associations. House displays that sea- son were original and decorative. Theta Chi fraternity was the winner and was presented with the award for the most outstanding and . . . Class of 1949 241 most original display. More major dances appeared as highlights of the social season. These were the Aggie Bawl, and the Soph Hop at which Phyllis Luther was chosen queen. Novel fraternity dances were a new center Carl Theodore Jonson 500 Grand Avc., Pawtucket 242 Selna Enic Kaplan E R H Institutional Management 17 Mary St., Central Falls Louis Daniel Kelley P I K Physical Education Attleboro, Mass. Winifred Anne Kelley E R H Science, Biology 105 Niantic Ave., Cranston of interest for the socialites on campus. The Scratch House Brawl at Beta Phi, the Cabaret Vic dance at Alpha Epsilon Pi, the Seaweed Shuffle at Sigma Alpha Epsilon, the Barbary Coast Ball at Delta Alpha, the Beaux Arts Ball at Theta Chi, a speakeasy dance at Tau Kappa Epsilon, and the Ranch Dance at Lambda Chi . . . Class of 1949 243 1947 . . . Telephone operators throughout the country went on strike for higher wages. imperiling national communications . . . 1947 . . . The American Tennis Team defeated Aus- Marion Roberta Kent A A n General Teacher Training 2600 Pawtucket Ave., E. Providence 244 Virginia May Kenyon Institutional Management Slocum Oliver Kilner Electrical Engineering 284 Parkside Drive, Warwick tralia in the Davis Cup Playoffs . . . 1947 . . . People were humming, “IPs Almost Like Be- ing in Love” . . . 1947 ... The Yankees won the World Series . . . 1947 . . . the “New Look” , a post war revolution in women ' s apparel was becoming widely accepted . . . 1947 . . . . . . Class of 1949 245 iors. Class elections were held with the follow- ing results: President, Dave Macaulay; Vice- President, Pat Grant; Secretary, Bev Hopps; Treasurer, Don Andrews; and Social Chair- Mina Helena Koning XQ Secretarial Science Westford, Mass. Electrical Engineering 131 Boyden St., Woonsocket Francis Knight . £ n Electrical Engineering 25 Elder Ave., Riverside Theodore Murray Kohler Liberal Studies, English Dorchester, Mass. 246 Julius Krasner AEn Business Administration 218 Gallatin St., Providence man, Sam Hall. A Hillel Counselship was established on the campus, absorbing the former Brandeis group. Tau Alpha Epsilon and Eta Phi made West Annex their home. Later on in the year these groups became affiliated with the nationals, Alpha Delta Pi and Alpha Xi Delta respective- 247 ties on the campus up to six. Fraternities were not to be outdone by the girls’ groups. Phi Epsilon Tau, later Tau Epsi- lon Phi, was organized in the district of the Ouonset Huts. Tau Sigma was also recognized, Eva May Lait EEH Science, Lab. Tech. 23 Dallas Ave., Hoxie Bernard Ludger Lambert Civil Engineering 119 Dana St., Woonsocket 248 Walter Esmond Larmie Allen Anthony Lawton Mechanical Engineering 146 Wayland Ave., Cranston and Phi Sigma joined the national Phi Sigma Kappa. A new history fraternity also came into be- ing. This was the honorary Phi Alpha Theta, with Dr. Daniel Thomas as faculty advisor. On January fourteenth, a victory for Rhode Island State College students was gained when . . . Class of 1949 249 we were granted the right to confer an A.B. degree. Our class, graduating in June 1949, would be the first to receive that degree from this institution. We enjoyed our victories but we tasted some bitter fruit during those winter months. Teague Leiboff T E E Electrical Engineering David Wells Lenth T KE Agricultural Chemistry 84 Paine Ave., Cranston Robert Ward Lentilhon Melrose, Mass. 250 The 1947-1948 basketball season proved to Charles Edwin Lewis, Jr. 5 M A Industrial Management 65 Angell Ave., Oaklawn Jean Gibson Lindsay H. E., Teacher Training 93 Colonial Ave., Cranston be one of the poorest in recent years. Off to a flying start, the Keaneymen notched nine straight wins before bowing to Holy Cross, 76-49, in their first appearance at the newly opened Boston Gardens. The loss of both Jackie Allen and Dick Hole at midyear were stunning Class of 1949 • • 251 blows from which the Rams never fully re- covered. Although Rhode Island nosed out St. John’s, 63-59, in New York, late season doldrums resulted in three defeats in the last few games to traditional rivals, Brown, UConn, and Springfield. William Everett Lundberg 0 X Marketing Advertising 43 Rector St., East Greenwich Margucrita Cecelia Lombardo ZK Science, Chemistry 99 Vaughn Ave., Greenwood Fred Lopes P I K Agriculture, Teacher Training 45 Oliver St., Bristol 252 Nine Rhody students who finished their aca- David Malcolm Macaulay B 5 Aeronautical Engineering 232 Power Rd., Pawtucket demic studies here in February, 1948, and be- gan their training at Roger Williams General Hospital last June were capped by Miss Louise White, R.N., director of the division of nurs- ing at State. They were Glenna Bell, Lucille Bugbee, Barbara Clark, Priscilla Clark, Mar- . . . Class of 1949 253 garet Eatough, Barbara Flynn, Kay Gallo, Gretchen Johnson, and Diane Healy. Dick Soderberg was elected unanimously to the post of Editor-in-Chief of the 1949 Grist, and Ray D’Aquanno was elected business man- ager. Elizabeth Maljanian E R H Home Economics 52 Calais St., Providence Raymond Lawrence Malone PI K 115 John St., Newport Charles Cosmo Manfredi IK 254 Esther Carolyn Marino Ain Marketing Advertising 939 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket James Edward Masterson Kingston Hill’s man of the year was Lambda Chi’s Iggy Bailey who was victorious over Phi Sigma Kappa’s Benvenuti, Delta Alpha’s Alec von Voight, Theta Chi’s “Joltin’ Joe” Ostigny, Swede Anderson from the huts, and Beta Phi’s “Fearless Ken Northdick” Northrup. Polygon distributed to all freshmen book- . . . Class of 1949 255 Coach Keaney sparked the baseball team to a very successful season, losing only one game. The overall record stood at five wins, one loss. The campaign produced many stars, but out- Hclcn Marie McGuigan XQ Child Development 7 Pitman St., Providence John Connery McGreen 0 X General Business 49 Methyl St., Providence Charles McCormack Francis McElroy .©X 97 Dorrcnce St., Providence 256 mmm standing among these was the stellar play of John Smith, ace of the Rhode Island mound staff, and Ed Becker, star catcher for the club. The team played with typical Keaney style, taking advantage of all opportunities and play- ing aggressive, heads-up ball. The usual dances were held with queens . . . Class of 1949 257 galore being chosen. Warm weather drew many of us to Narragansett Pier for sunbath- ing — spring fever took its usual toll, and June was upon us before we knew it. The following members of our class were tapped by Sachems: Don Andrews, modera- Nancy Lucille Messinger A Z Liberal Studies, Sociology 213 Waterman Ave., E. Providence Albert Edward Miles 173 Cross St., Central Falls 258 Constance Anna Molloy E R H Accounting Worcester, Mass. Richard Winfield Moore (DMA Industrial Management Caldwell, N. J. tor, Pat Grant, Secretary, Ray D’Aquanno, treasurer, Fred Lopes, Danny Cashman, Herb O’Rourke, Harry Schwcnk, Asher Melzer, Joan Sawyer, Bev Hopps, Nancy Reynolds, Thurston Robinson, and Dick Soderberg. 1948 . . . Mahatma Ghandi died . . . 1948 . . . Bonny Prince Charley was born to Princess Ralph Merton Morgan Boris Mostensky Agricultural Chemistry Agronomy Swansea, Mass. Northhampton, Pa. . . . Class of 1949 259 Elizabeth . . . 1948 America won the Olym- pic Games in London . . . 1948 . . . Happy Marcia Elizabeth Moxham XQ Marketing Advertising Rutherford, N. J. Americans whistled “Tree in the Meadow”, “Nature Boy”, and “Woody Woodpecker Song ” . . . 1948 .. .The Cleveland Indians won the World Series . . . 1948 . . . New England Philip) Mulligan, Jr. Chemical Engineering 10 W. Friendship St., Providence Thomas Edward Muddiman AX A Physical Education 51 Lancaster St., Providence 260 Science, Physics Main St., Ashaway William Thomas Murray, Jr. 21 Zaven Nahigian Electrical Engineering Netherlands Ave., Cranst suffered its most severe winter in many decades . . . 1948 . . . It seemed like an eternity, but our senior year finally rolled around. Up to this time many of us had taken for granted the education we were supposed to be obtaining. Yet, the . . . Class of 1949 261 realization that only a short time was left hit us sharply between the eyes. College activi- ties and studies took on new meanings. We were invigorated with fresh spirit and life to face this, the end. At the opening convocation of the school Warren Raymond Newall B 3 Horticulture 73 Sand Pond Rd., Norwood Dorothy Isabel Nolan Rosemary Nugent E R H Child Development 18 Slater Ave., Providence 262 Jean Louise O’Connell AHA Liberal Studies 89 Dexterdale Rd., Providence year, President Woodward reported an enroll- ment of nearly 2250 students. This was a great contrast with the 800 students who composed the student body when we entered Rhode Island State College. The beloved and renowned Frank Keaney resigned his coaching positions, but remained . . . Class of 1949 Herbert Frederick O’Rourke 0 X Physical Education Kingston 263 offered to the student body in the fall. Danny Cashman and Joan Sawyer were selected to sit in on the student wage committee. Student automobiles increased alon g with Elmer Joseph Parsons ATT 72 Main ' s”. " Mknville William Howard Parker .ZAE. Liberal Studies 12 Blackstone Blvd., Providence 264 Frank Weslev Paul, Jr. Aeronautical Engineering Rochester, N. Y. Raymond Payne Chemical Engineering 5 Plymouth St., E. Greentvi enrollments and parking regulations on the campus were tightened per order of the police. There would be no student parking on campus roadways between the hours of seven-thirty A. M. and five-thirty P. M. The Quonset hut area also was to be kept free of parked cars. A new reserve book room was opened in the €■ -v «sr L J - 9 • ' ( l : Li Vl m Carl William Pearson AX A 10 Bowen™! " Edgewood Beniamin Vincent Peckham ATT Industrial Management Saunderstown . . . Class of 1949 265 basement of Green Hall. The stacks of the library were closed to all students. In order to keep the cost of food at a mini- mum, the students were asked to “bus” their own trays in the college cafeteria. The basketball team playing under a new Francis Noel Perry . E Z K Animal Husbandry R.F.D. Stonehouse, Peacedalc 266 John Pezzillo BW A 67 Bergen St., Providence coach, Robert “Red” Haire, dropped their first three games to worthy opponents. In de- fense of Coach Haire it might be noted that the first three games of season were the toughest opening teams State has ever opposed, Villan- ova, Holy Cross, and St. John’s. After this severe jolt State went on to win its next six out . . . Class of 1949 267 of seven games. Margaret Webster’s Shakespeare Company brought their production of “Hamlet” to our campus on October thirteenth. Many theater enthusiasts attended and enjoyed the perform- ance. 268 Mr. Charles C. Peterson put on an amaz- Stanley Pomcrantz Industrial Engineering New York, N. Y. Stanley Poreda 3 IK Science, Pre-Mcdicinc 3 Joslin St., Providence Frank Chester Pritchard 0X Liberal Studies 224 Oriole Ave., Pawtucket ing exhibition of billiards at the student union. The Rhode Island State College Physics So- ciety was recognized by the administration. Many special meetings were held by the stu- dent senate to try to solve the problems of our political set-up. There was much ado being . . . Class of 1949 269 made about our methods of selecting class leaders. Dr. Walter Simmons, head of the English Department, was elected president of the New England section of the College English Asso- ciation. Vincent Anthony Ragosta BW A Accounting 58 Sutton St., Providence Virginia McLean Reid A Z H. E., Teacher Training 28 Narra. Bay Avc., Warwick Neck 270 Tau Sigma fraternity joined the national Holden Remington Electrical Engineering 43 Kingstowne Rd., Narragare Marion Louise Reynolds AZ Child Development Bogota, N. J. Sigma Pi. A faculty dining room was estab- lished in Club “400” under the direction of Miss Touissant. We witnessed another grand Music Series season and saw Patrice Munscl, Iva Kitchell, The Vienna Choir Boys, and Sylvia Zaremba . . . Class of 1949 271 on the stage of Edwards Auditorium. Plans for a gigantic Homecoming Day cele- bration were made. A peppy rally was held the night before the game with the University of Connecticut. The slogan of the week was, “Hear the Huskies Howl”. Instead, the Rams Caro ' Lois Robinson Louise Ann Roalf E R H Child Development 27 Stanwood St., Providence 272 Thurston Towle Robinson Mary Dolores Roderick A E A Tames Lawrence Rodriques A AW Chemical Engineering 21 Munroe Ave., Bristol reeled! A method of elections was finally settled by the Student Senate. Elections for our class showed the following results: president, Sam Hall; vice-president, Betty Connaughton; treasurer, Dave Macaulay; secretary, Candy Reynolds; social chairman, Dick Soderberg. . . . Class of 1949 273 Many seniors were cited on Honors Day. Two political groups were established on campus prior to the National Elections. They were the Young Republicans and the Young Democrats. Jeanne Lynch, National Intercollegiate Saul Bernard Saila t ZK Agriculture, Agronomy Hope Valley 274 Norman Joseph Salois Chemical Engineering 242 Paradis Ave., Woonsocket Gordon Francis Sargent Animal Husbandry South Rd., Kingston Women’s Pocket Billiard Champion, received the Charles Peterson Award from the man him- self when he appeared at the Student Union. Post election results showed that Rhode Island voters approved wholeheartedly the Rhode Island State Gym-Armory referendum for which Rhody students worked so diligently. . . . Class of 1949 275 The Rhode Island State Cross Country team won the New England Intercollegiate and Yan- kee Conference cross country championship for the eighth consecutive time. A sneak thief’s total gain from Delta Alpha, Rho Iota Kappa, and Theta Chi was almost Harold Frederick Schwenk, Jr. t A 0 General Business Saylesville Bernice Schuster IAT Liberal Studies 78 Rochambeau Ave., Providence Joan Sawyer Fred Hirst Schofield, Jr. Josephine Anne Schora A-A Liberal Studies 37 Stedman Ave., Pawtucket 276 Salvatore Vincent Sclafani, Jr. EAE Physical Education New Rochelle, N. Y. Barbara- Jeanne Seabury AHA Shirley Seagal ERH Liberal Studies 24 Hill St., Pawtucke three hundred dollars. You had our sympathy, fellers. A production of George Bernard Shaw’s “Candida” was excellently performed by the members of Phi Delta. Congratulations of all went to the following seniors who were named to “Who’s Who Ethel Andrea Sellers Science, Zoology . . . Class of 1949 277 Universities” . . . Don Andrews, Ros Bosworth, 737 Commonwealth Ave., Apponaug Dan Cashman, Pat Grant, Eugene Hand, Bev Hopps, Fred Lopes, Oscar Melzer, Nancy Reynolds, Joan Sawyer, Harry Schwenk, Sal Sclafani, and Dick Soderberg. 278 Richard Thomas Shortle TKE Electrical Engineering 38 Homefield Ave., Providence Adele Shuster E R H Science, Lab. Tech. 57 Harvard Ave., Providence Bob Black captured all the cross country titles worth having. Winner of the Intercol- legiate Amateur Athletic Association of Ameri- ca, National Collegiate Athletic Association, and American Athletic Union cross-country titles; also winner of the National Intercol- legiate Athletic Association ten thousand meter 279 race, and the two-mile race at the Penn Relays; he brought more and more fame to “Little Rhody”. The E. Rappoli and Co. firm was awarded the bid for the construction of two men’s dormi- tories which are being erected in back of Phi Arthur Bernard Slater AX A Electrical Engineering 8 Cottage St., Newport Richard Andrew Sinnot, Jr. Science, Pre-Medicine 1430 Main St., West Warwick Joseph Silva Mechanical Engineering George M. Cohan Blvd., Providence Barbara Ann Simpson E R H Science, Physics Bogota, N. J. 280 Kenneth Walter Slater AX A :ering n-port Teanet Merle Smith ERH Science, Bacteriology 46 Kalbfus St., Wickford Stanley Herman Slom ae n Liberal Studies 31 Willow St., Newport Mu Delta. Many successful all campus fire drills were held. A special train, “The Swish Kids Special”, again ran to Boston carrying numerous Rhody fans to the Holy Cross-Rhode Island basket- ball tilt. . . . Class of 1949 281 Dr. Carl Woodward’s term as President of the Yankee Conference ended on December eighth. Two outstanding seniors, Ken Goodwin and Sal Sclafani, were named co-captains of Rhody’s basketball team. Joan Betty Stern E R H Textiles Clothing Brookline, Mass. Constance Stein Liberal Studies Kingston Theodore Raymond Stearns l n Industrial Engineering Mt. Pleasant Ave., Slatersville 282 David Alan Stuart I tE Mechanical Engineering East Greenwich Veterans enrolled in the college were highly outnumbered by the non-veteran students. Another successful rushing season was com- pleted by the six sororities on campus. A r ecord total of eighty freshmen accepted bids. Seniors were encouraged to find that the out- look for employment of college graduates was . . . Class of 1949 283 extremely promising. Shirley Seagal had a poem entitled “Impres- sion” accepted for publication in the National Poetry Association Annual Anthology of Col- lege Literature. The senior girls defeated the juniors in an 284 John Omar Thayer 0X Marketing Advertising 9 Scott St., Cranston Robert Earl Thurber AX A Electrical Engineering Saunderstown exciting basketball tilt. Outstanding members of the team were Anne Obradovich, captain Joan Narducci, Joan Sawyer, Jeanne Laity, and manager Janice Hayden. Another wonderful weekend was enjoyed by many Rhody Students who journeyed to N ew York as the Rams met the St. John’s five in . . . Class of 1949 285 Madison Square Garden. Requirements for the long sought after AB degree were announced to the student body following a meeting of the faculty of the school of Arts and Sciences. Dormitory construction continued at a rapid Lois Turner E R H Foods Nutrition 395 Angeli Rd., No. Providence Serena Tudisca Ain Liberal Studies, Language Pawcatuck, Conn. 286 rate. Kathleen Vandale ERH Science, Zoology 1124 Newport Ave., Pawtucket Richard Volk Clifford Elkanh Wagner, Jr. TKE Aeronautical Engineering 33 Beechwood Ave., Pawtucket Theta Chi’s mascot, Prince, died after being hit by an automobile. The sturdy Dalmatian succumbed after a valiant sixty-five hour fight for life during which he had several blood trans- fusions. The fraternity and the entire student body mourned his death. . . . Class of 1949 287 Phi Delta, campus dramatic society, pre- sented another superb performance. Moliere’s “The Imaginary Invalid” was excellently done, with Shirley Seagal, Barbara Sylvester, and Ralph Perry in leading roles. A ski trip to Vermont was taken during mid- Robert William Walker AX A Marketing Engineering 57 Algonquin St., Providence William Nathaniel Warren 288 John Armstrong Waugh AX A Science, Physics 48 Knight St., Central Falls Robert Weindel Animal Husbandry East Greenwich semester vacation by the OutingClub. Bob Gammell interested each housing unit in putting on a Rhody Revue for the benefit of the War Memorial Union. Another lively addition to an ever-growing social calendar was the “Black Diamond Ball”, presented for the first time by Alpha Delta Pi. Raymond West, Jr. e n Civil Engineering 151 Paine Ave., Cranstoi “Pe ia St! n fco?I . . . Class of 1949 289 The affair was enjoyed by all who attended. Bob Black was named the outstanding Rhode Island athlete of 1948 by Words Unlimited, an organization of sports writers and radio an- nouncers. Ken Goodwin was called the best basketball Paul Thourot Whitehead Marketing Advertising 10 Swinburn St., Jamestown 290 player to wear Rhody blue since Ernie Calver- ley by Joe McHenry, a Bulletin sportswriter. Dr. Oliver Martin came to the college from Ohio State to head Rhody’s brand new Philoso- Thomas Henry Witkos Electrical Engineering 212 First Avc., Woonsocket Class of 1949 291 versity football brilliant, was at the helm. Senior week arrived with its picnics, parties, James Frederick Young B D Industrial Engineering Sea Cliff, New York and dances. Graduation was held on June 13, 1949. Five hundred people had enjoyed their last prolonged vacation for forty odd years. exit — numb but smiling Milton Morton Zalk AE n Marketing Advertising 875 N. Main St., Providence 292 Carl Triangolo, Jr. Science, Pre-Medicine 598 Branch Avc., Prov. SENIORS WITHOUT PICTURES Edward Carl Becker Physical Education Providence Barbara Babcock Burgess Liberal Arts Edgewood William D’Aguanno Science, Pre-Medical Providence James J. DiMaio Mechanical Engineering Providence James John Duffy Science, Teacher Training Worcester, Mass. Raymond George Hawley Electrical Engineering Saunderstown Elliot Whitney Johnson Physical Education Groton, Conn. Arthur Bernard Klein Science, Pre-Medical Saunderstown William Francis Lomasney Horticulture Wickford Vernon E. Matley Mechanical Engineering Pawtucket Stanley Mneek Mechanical Engineering Fall River, Mass. David Hutton Mustard Agronomy Providence Thomas Salvatore Natale Civil Engineering Providence Clarence Frederick Olds Industrial Management Newport Anthony Marshall Roderick Physical Education Bristol Gordon Wallace Smith Physics Peace Dale Gordon Anthony Stott General Business Providence Michael Tarasevich Physics Westerly Robert Hugh Tiemann General Business Providence Grant James Wholey Mechanical Engineering Newport James Little Young Electrical Engineering Woonsocket . . . Class of 1949 293 294 Sitting: Mary DeLuca, Ernie St. Louis, Sally Kelleher. Standing: Eddie Nans, Joe Duggan. JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS President Vice President .... Secretary Treasurer Social Chairman Ernest St. Louis Mary DeLuca Sally Kelleher Edward Nans Joseph Duggan 295 Sitting : Betty Corry, Fran Wilcox, Gloria Giusti. Standing: George Nazarian, Charlie Moll. SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS President Vice President ... Secretary Treasurer Social Chairman Francis Wilcox Gloria Giusti Elizabeth Corry George Nazarian Charles Moll 296 Left to Right : Ruth Benson, Walter Vargas, David Haslam, Barbara Haigh. FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS President Vice President .. Secretary Treasurer Social Chairman Walter Vargas Barbara Haigh Ruth Benson Donald Steen David Haslam 297 IIISHIf mm 1111 III fffffHSL’SVPRgg CLASS WILL We, the members of the graduating class of 1949, bequeath to various underclassmen the following : Ken and Arlene Adams leave their cheerful greetings to their successors behind the cafeteria registers. Lois Erickson gives that sharp strut to all majorettes. Albert Abramovitz bequeaths his ability to fill out applications to all future medical aspir- ants. Norma Gladstone and Shirley Seagal suggest that their questions be cremated. Ed Becker leaves his crouched position on the football field to the next team. Phyllis Luther won’t leave her crimson locks to anyone. A1 Palmieri leaves his blushing cheeks to all palefaces. Joan Sawyer leaves her versatility and energy to anyone who will fill her place. Justin Abrams bequeaths his chickens to Dave Feinman. Marcia Moxham leaves sophistication to the Junior class girls. Ros Bosworth surrenders his pipe and swivel chair to the next Beacon Editor. Danny Cashman leaves his wonderful dis- position and oodles of leadership ability to his successor. Barbara Sylvester donates her magic pen to undergraduate hopefuls. Marvin “Smiley” Geller leaves his smile to anyone who will take it. Esther Marino bequeaths her smiling face to all the girls. Bob Brown leaves his thermos filled with martinis that he totes to football games to all A. A’s. Nonie Berlow gives her keyboard to anyone who would like to tickle it. 300 Queen Pat Kennedy surrounded by admirers. The Junior Prom The Junior Prom, held in the ballroom of the Sheraton Biltmore Hotel in Providence, on May 3, 1948, was one of the highlights of the col- lege social season. Nearly three hundred couples danced to the music of Elliot Lawrence and his orchestra. Pat Kennedy was chosen queen and also received her diamond engagement ring dur- ing the same evening. 301 Queen Lois Ibbotsen The Aggie Bawl Lippitt Hall, decorated appropriately and elaborately, was the scene of the first major dance of the year — the famed Aggie Bawl. It was held on October 11 so that everyone was able to catch up on lost sleep the following day. Gen- eral chairman of the affair was Bob Hindle who with his committees did a grand job of making the Bawl successful. All the animals didn’t detract attention from a bevy of beauties who vied for the title of Aggie Queen. At the dance, Lois Ibbotson was ac- claimed the winner and was presented with a beautiful trophy. Ernie George and his orchestra satisfied the requests for good dance music. 302 The Soph Hop Queen Irene Brusi The typical Kingston weather didn’t mar the- good time had by all who attended the Soph Hop on November 10. Pat Nappi, class social chairman, and his committees were responsible for a very successful dance. Music was supplied by Ralph Stuart’s orchestra. Decorations at the dance were pretty; half of the floor was set up to give the Hop a cabaret atmosphere. The feature of the evening was the selection of a Soph Hop Queen. The lucky girl was Irene Brusi, East Hall’s candidate, who was presented with a beautiful trophy and a crown of recognition. 304 ISmCOME RLUMN [Al UMNi. ' J 5nj Dent [ Wi.U’traJJ rfaytaavuis Theta Chi’s Winning Exhibit in the Fraternity Class Homecoming Day ’Twas a big weekend on our R. I. State College Campus! Festivities began -on Friday night, November 5, with a hangup pep rally which started with a Torchlight Parade at Edwards Hall and featured the band, numerous posters, and beautiful floats. Ceremonies led by Asher Melzer were conducted in the field next to A.E. Pi fraternity. Flonored speakers were Presi- dent Woodward, Coaches Beck, Keaney, and Tootell, and the Mayor of Kingston, Iggy Bailey. First place award for the best display of the evening was presented to Delta Zeta, with Alpha Xi Delta a close runner up. Our cheer- leaders, with the help of the largest rally turn- out in years, cheered our Rhody Rams on until their lungs gave out. Bright and early on Saturday, November 6, each housing unit was busily raking lawns and putting the final touches on their Homecoming Displays. And they really were superb! The judging committee found it difficult to select the winners, but someone had to win. Honors of the day went to Theta Chi and Sigma Kappa. Congratulations on a grand job, and that goes for the team too. The game against the Connec- ticut Huskies was a grand end to a great foot- ball season for Rhody. The R. I. Club sponsored a novel Carnival Dance in Lippitt Hall Saturday Evening. Alumni and undergrads alike enjoyed them- selves to the utmost having fun and dancing to the music of Jim Maher’s orchestra. Sigma Kappa Sorority Winner Lambda Chi Alphs The All Star lineup Mayoralty Campaign Campus politics were in full swing on March 19, 1948, as six roaring candidates vied with each other for the title of Mayor of Kingston. Campaigning by each of these six aspirants was still at a high tempo as the voters flocked to the polls. Promises such as these were made : a “straight from the shoulder” administration by “Big Ben” Benevenuti; a razing of Ranger, Davis, Quinn, and Edwards to provide parking space by Count Alec von Voight; more fight for the new men’s dorm and the execution of the new Union by Colonel Swede Anderson; and the death of “Hip- pendale Hair” avowed by Fearless Northdick (Ken Northup). “Joltin Joe” Ostigny, last years mayor, was not greeted enthusiastically. It seems he failed to fulfill his former campaign promises and the voters just wouldn’t listen to him. Better dishwater in the Lower Caf at lower prices and a three o’clock night for girls. These last went over with a bang ( probably from “Big Ben”) for Iggy Bailey was elected the Mayor of Kingston amid wild shouts and cheers. 306 I Mayor Iggy Bailey dances as thousands cheer The Count arrives! May Queen Anna Petrarca May Day The annual May Day Festival sponsored by the Women’s Athletic Association took place in 1948 on the lawn in front of Green Hall. Following a colorful procession, led by the girls of the senior class carrying chains of laurel leaves, Anna Petrarca mounted the steps to her throne from which she watched the dances. Her court consisted of the ten seniors who had received the next highest vote of the stu- dent body. They were: Joan Butler, Norma Carroll, Joyce Ann Dawley, Trudy Famum, Jean Hoyle, Ann Nixon, Joy Palm, Marian Sund- quist, Nancy Waite and Alice Wallander. With an early American festival as a theme, the freshmen presented appropriate folk dances including square dances, a minuet, a schottische, and an original Indian dance. The traditional Maypole dance was put on by the sophomores with the assistance of a little brown dog. Committee chairmen in charge of arranging the program were : Janice Hayden, general chair- man; Pat Grant, publicity; Ginny Reid, cos- tumes; Nonie Berlow, music; Helen McGuigan, ushers; Gloria Guisti, folk dance; Phebe Hof- ford, maypole dance; Betty Fletcher, programs; Ruth Jenison, staging; Phyllis Johnson, modem dance; and Cecilia Gouveia, properties. The Misses Lillian Nardone, Dorothy Massey, and Barbara O’Brien were faculty advisors. 308 The 1948-1949 Music Series Vienna Boys Choir Iva Kitchell Silvia Zaremba Colonel Audrey Kenyon MILITARY BALL The local R.O.T.C. unit found itself under the jurisdiction of a lovely new commanding officer when Alpha Xi Delta’s Audrey Kenyon was voted Co-ed Colonel at the annual Military Ball held on the eve of Washington’s birthday. Miss Kenyon was duly commissioned Colonel and new co-ed honorary commandant in a ceremony conducted by Scabbard and Blade, the military society on Campus. The first official act of the “Colonel” was to initiate twenty-nine new members of Scabbard and Blade. After she had dubbed them members at a special ceremony, they kissed their partners and danced around the hall which was decorated with massed flags. A historic display showing the evolution of the American Flag was the fea- ture of the dance. 312 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS Any enumeration of people to whom the Board of the 1949 GRIST would like to express its gratitude would be incomplete. Without the cooperation of many whose names we never knew, this book would not be possible. But to those listed below whom we remember for their generous cooperation and invaluable assistance, we extend our hearty thanks. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Christopher ( E . A. Johnson Co., Printers ) Mr. Charles Peterman ( E . A. Johnson Co., Printers ) Mr. Louis DeCrosta ( Loring Studios ) Miss Olga Lombardi ( Loring Studios) Dr. Harold W. Browning ( Grist Adviser) Dr. Warren Smith {Class Adviser) Professor Herbert M. 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Holden Farm, Kenyon Anne Clarke Gen. T. Ed. 27 Highland Ave., Westerly Frederic C. Clarke M. A. 43 Walcott Ave., Jamestown David W. Clary Main St., Washington Paul FI. Coleman Ind. E. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown Harriet A. Colwell Gen. T. Ed. 1471 Pawtucket Ave., Rumford Llewellyn M. Conklin 62 Maple St., Warren Robert F. Connolly M. E. Attleb , Mass Daniel J. Connor Bus. Ad. Ind. M. 7 Prospect St., Cranston Francis J. Connor Ind. M. 7 Prospect St., Cranston George W. Conrad Bus. Ad. Gen. Kingston John H. Conti Lib. St. 23 Carovilli St., North Prov. Louis J. Conti Acct. 24 Viola St., Olneyville Edward D. Cook Zoo. 21 Glen Ave., Edgewood Louis S. Coppolino 110 Rodman St., Peacedale Francis J. Corcoran Bus. Ad. Acct. 2 Hope Court, Wakefield Norma N. Corey Bus. Ad. Gen. 148 Court Sq., Woonsocket Charles C. Cost E. E. Riverside Robert J. Coty Ch. E. 1266 Cranston St., Cranston Robert D. Crandall Lib. St. 122 High St., Wakefield Robert J. Cronin Agron. 449 Broadway, Pawtucket 316 LIST OF JUNIORS LIST OF JUNIORS James H. Crossley Ind. M. North Attleboro, Mass. Joseph F. Crowell M. 29 Barnes St., Prov. John F. Cullman Bus. Ad. M. A. +8 Dodge St., Pawtucket Allen C. Cullion C. E. 17 Prince St., Pawtucket Francis A. Currier Bus. Ad. Ind. M. 115 Main Ave., Greenwood George R. Currier Gen. r. Ed. 192 Central Ate., East Prov. Benjamin R. Curtis, Jr. P. E. 82 Narragansett Ave., Narra. John E. Cusack, Jr. Ch. E. 15 Church St., Pcaccdale Raymond R. D ' Aquanno Ind. E. 576 Providence St., Woonsc Ronald W. Daley Bus. Ad. M. A. Attleboro, Mass. Alice D. D’ Almeida Lib. St. 958 Central Ave., Pawtucket Marshall J. D’Ambrosio 22 Lois Ave. ' , Prov. Muriel E. Dame H. E. Gen. Brown Ave., Johnston Rudolph D’ Andrea Bot. Act 19 King Philip Drive, East Greenwich Gloria L. Darling Foods Nutr. 2 Adele Ave., Rumford John F. Davis Ch. E. 3 Gregory St., Wickford William B. Davis Chem. 3 Gregory St., Wickford Marjorie Dawson H. E. 3U2 West Forest Ave., Pawtucket Russell J. Dayton, Jr. Bus. Ad. Gen. 233 Gibbs Ave., Newport George A. Decker E. E. 56 Hillside Ave., Prov. Corrado E. DelMatto Compliments Of BETA PSI ALPHA DELTA ZETA Wishes to Congratulate The Members of THE CLASS OF 1949 BETA PHI Vincent A. DePasquale Ind. E. 9 Westerly Ave., Prov. Rudolph DeQuattro 800 Plainfield St., Prov. Vincent ,T. DeQuattro C. E. 90 Thomas St.f ' Woonsocket George O. Dexter Ch. E. 81 Grand Ave., Edgcwood William A. Dilorio 99 Eagle St., Prov. Richard J. Ditiberio M. A. 44 Windrooth Ave., Prov. Mary E. Dohring Gen. T. Ed. 53 North Road, Shannock Pierce J. Donovan Acct. 201 Power St., Prov. Alan R. Dott M. E. Tuckcrman Ave., Middletown Robert A. Downey C. E. Box 113, Kenyon John F. Dudenhoefcr 68 Pierce St., ' Westerly Paul F. Duffy M. E. 37 West St., East Greenwich Joseph J. Duggan 4 Fair St., Newport Albert A. Dupont 32 Hammond St., Prov. Raymond T. Dwyer 14 Duncan Ale., Prov. Arthur H. Eddy M. E. 51 Outlook Ave., East Prov. Robert F. Egan M. A. 49 Linwood Ave., Prov. Arlene Eisenberg Foods Nutr. 653 Thames St., Newport Donald A. Elderkin E. E. Mount Hope Ave., Jamestown David S. Ellis C. E. 20 Alfred Stone Road, Prov. Albert W. Emery Agr. Ec. Post Road, Wickford Andrew N. Engilis 45 Island Ave. ' , Rumford Frank R. Ennis, Jr. 161 Atwells’ Ale., Prov. Mary V. DeLuca Text. Cloth. 35 Southern St., Cranston Michael DeMarco M. E. Swansea, Mass. Esther D. Depardo Bot. 69 Rushmore Ave., Prov. Joseph Departhy Acct. 12 Minerva Ave., Valley Falls Congratulates THE CLASS OF 1949 23 Columbia St!, Wakefield Leonard R. Euart 444 Power Road, ' Pawtucket Charlotte A. Evans Sec. St. 76 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtucket Eugene G. Evans M. A. 74 Longwood Ave., Edgewood Richard A. Fairman Bus. Ad. Gen. 30 Fcnwood Ave., Pawtucket 317 LIST OF JUNIORS Mary L. Falvcy Bus. Ad. M. A. 58 Evergreen St., Prov. Ada L. Farron Text. 342 Logee St., Woonsocket Donald R. Fay M. A. 46 Denver Avc., Cranston David L. Feinman Agr. Ec. Wolcott Ave„ Middletown Mary A. Ferrigno Bio. 71 Ward Ave., Westerly Eugene C. Finocchiaro E. E. 53 TeU St., Prov. Walter L. Flagg Phys. 31 Water St., Conimicut Joanne M. Forsythe Spring St., Hope Valley Edward Foster Lib. St. Fairhaven, Mass. Howard E. Fountain. Jr. E. E. 7 Stanford St., Gaspee Plateau Arthur T. Francis, Jr. Lib. St. 215 Virginia Ave., Prov. Leonard Francis Fall River, Mass. Naomi B. Freedman Lib. St. 19 Whiting St., Prov. Clifford W. Fusaro Pre-Med. 18 John St., Westerly John A. Fyffe Ch. E. Ridgewood, N. J. Robert L. Gammcll Bus. Ad. Gen. 52 Philmont Ave., Cranston Joyce Gammon Nun. Ed. 125 Arnold St., Riverside Stephen Garabedian Hort. 746 Park Ave., Cranston Marie E. Garbcrg Nuts. Ed. 221 Melrose St., Prov. Robert B. Gates Bus. Ad. Gen. 9 Oak St., Wakefield Hugh D. Gavin, Jr. M. E. New York, N. Y. Russell F. Gcisscr C. E. 28 Sherman St., Riverside Junius Gertz M. E. 21 Higgins Ave., Prov. John E. Gibson E. E. 67 Robert Circle, Edgcwood James I. Gifford, Jr. Acct. 141 Bourne Ave., Rumford Salvatore G. Gilardi Acct. 1034 Main St„ Pawtucket George A. Gilbert, Jr. M. A. 1 Dover Ave., East Prov. Donald K. Gilbertson E. E. 165 Greenwood Avc., Greenwood ALPHA XI DELTA Congratulates THE CLASS OF 1949 Congratulations From PHI MU DELTA TO THE CLASS OF 1949 Congratulations To THE CLASS OF 1949 From Alpha Delta Pi LIST OF JUNIORS Philip J. Gilchrist Ind. M. 28 Puritan St., Prov. Joseph D. Giusto Chcm. 320 High St., Bristol Louis J. Glaser Gen. T. Ed. 16 Barney St., Newport Conway Goddin 21 Perry St., Wickford Arthur H. Gold, Jr. M. A. Wakefield Leon F. Golembiewski M. A. Union City, N. J. Joseph L. Goodman E. E. 90 Kay St., Newport John L. Goodspeed E. E. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown Thomas W. Goodwin M. A. 8 Druid Road, Warwick Edward J. Grady, Jr. New York, N. Y. Samuel J. Grainger, Jr. Gen. T. Ed. 6 Mann Ave., Newport Charles Grecnstein M. A. Revere, Mass. Albert H. Greer Bus. Ad. Gen. 23 Lawn Avc., Edgewood Harold L. Grist Acct. 450 Laurel Hill Ave., Cranston Stanley H. Grossman M. E. 10 Newport Ave., Newport Eugene Gwizdowski 38 Japonica St., Pawtucket Leo J. Haczynski Bus. Ad. Gen. 79 Cross St., Woonsoscket Miasnig Hagopian Agr. Chcm. 36 Calhoun Ave., Prov. John M. Hall, Jr. Bus. Ad. Gen. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown William G. Hall E. E. 32 Kingstowne Road, Kingston Herbert J. Hammond M. A. 7 Washington St., Wickford Alexander Hanciwich C. E. 355 Roosevelt Avc., Pawtucket Albert J. Hanson 439 Power Road, Pawtucket Franklin W. Harper Acct. 81A Elmgrovc Ave., Prov. Jane A. Harris H. E. T. T. 30 Dartmouth Avc., Riverside William C. Hartnett, Jr. Pre-Med. 289 Freeborn St., Portsmouth Robert W. Harvey M. E. 9 Thurston Ave., Newport William Haskell, Jr. Acct. 1395 Newport Ave., Pawtucket 318 LIST OF JUNIORS LIST OF JUNIORS John H. Hawke 27 Cross St°, " ' Westerly William W. Hawley Hort. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown Eugene B. Hayden, Jr. Hort. 63 Capwell Ave., Pawtucket Raymond F. Hayden Lib. St. 31 Ausdale Road, Cranston Bertha M. Healy H. E. T. T. 3 Marlow Road, Apponaug Eugene S. Hertel Ch. E. 37 Erastus St., Prov. Beverly R. Herzog H. E. 66 Walbun Ave., Prov. John Herzuck A. H. 151 Church St., Mannville Edward J. Heyman M. A. 30 Leading St., Johnston Edward A. Hindlc M. E. Bradford Alton Road, Bradford Raymond Hindle 6 us. Ad. Gen. 33 Main St., Bradford Milton H. Hinsch M. A. 260 Mass. Ave., Prov. Ernest G. Hirsch M. E. 262 Lowell Ave., Prov. John A. Hockenson, Jr. 58 Gooding St., Pawtucket Alfred L. Hokenson M. E. 248 West Forest Ave., Pawtucket John J. Hood Bio. 756 Washington St., West Warwick Herbert L. Horen C. E. 58 Brainarel St., New London Frederick W. Horton, Jr. Ind. M. 190 Cleveland St., Prov. Stuart G. Hughes E. E. 75 Greenwood Ave., Rumford Joseph H. Humphreys M. A. 41 Home St., Pawtucket Russell R. Hunt, Jr. M. A. 8 Kensington Road, Edgewood Warren L. Hunt M. E. 311 River Ave., Prov. Edward L. Hunter Acct. 149 Columbia Ave., Gaspee Plat. Milton T. Huston C. E. 2814 Post Road, Greenwood Anthony D. Iadicola 71 Geslcr St., Providence Robert E. Ingalls Ind. E. 100 Sefton Drive, Prov. 5 William H. James, Jr. Chem. 44 Robinson Street, Wakefield Edward Jaworski Congratulations To THE CLASS OF 1949 From Sigma Alpha Epsilon Rho Chapter of Alpha Epsilon Pi Congratulates The CLASS OF 1949 ‘B 5t5vi-StG e PROVIDENCE. R. I. Nancy L. Jenks C. D. F. R. 677 Benefit Street, Pawtucket Bcrtil A. Johnson M. A. 49 Winslow Ave., Greenwood Donald E. Johnson E. E. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown John A. Johnson 335 Thames Ave., Greenwood John E. Johnson Ind. M. Lower Pawcatuck, Westerly Phyllis W. Johnson Text. Cloth. 227 Washington St., Lakewood Sam M. Johnson, Jr. West Kingston Virginia H. Jones H. E. Gen. 78 Erfield St., Pawtucket Louis S. Jossclyn, Jr. P. E. Townsend Harbor, Mass. Jeanne E. Joy Sec. St. 67 Melrose St., Cranston Robert J. T. Joy Pre-Med. Prospect St., Narragansett Felicia W. Juras Foods Nutr. 31 Ponagansett Ave., Prov. Edward W. Jurgelon E. E. 163 Sisson St., Pawtucket Stanley J. Juszczyk East Greenwich Ave., W. Warwick Barg Kabarian M. A. 184 Douglas Ave., Prov. John Kapowich M. A. Worcester, Mass. Solomon Katzen M. E. Fall River, Mass. Joseph D. Keegan 112 High St., ' Westerly Thomas J. Keegan Phys. 744 Park Ave., Cranston Sally A. Keleher Text. Cloth. 33 Parkway Ave., Cranston Barbara A. Kelley Text. Cloth. 356 Woodland Rd., Woonsocket “ J: K A. lly 68 Roseheath Ave., Newport William F. Kelly M. A. 64 June St., Apt. H., Prov. Irving G. Kelman 73 Pembroke " Ave., Prov. Anna M. Kempenaar Nurs. Ed. 87 West Main Rd., Newport Donald W. Kennedy M. A. 91 Sumpter St., Prov. James G. Kennedy M. E. R. F. D. No. 1, Washington John S. Kennedy C. E. Acct. 28 Westminster St., Warren 148 Court Square, Woonsocket 319 LIST OF JUNIORS Archibald B. Kenyon, Jr. Bus. Ad. Gen. Usquepaugh Rd., Wesi Kingslo Bradford H. Kenyon M. E. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown Norris E. Kenyon M. A. 388 Lake Shore Dr., Hoxsic James C. Kerins Aero. 72 Connection St., Newport Samuel S. Kestenman Ind. M. 86 Woodbury St., Prov. Janet W. King Lib. St. 115 Whittier Avenue, Prov. Robert E. King, Jr. M. E. Spring St., Hope Valley Michael Kitsock Lib. St. Mahanoy Plane, Penna. Beverly M. Klein Lib. St. 39 Thurston Ave., Newport Richard F. Klein 130 Linwood Ave., Prov. Walter S. Kosacz M. E. 35 Clark Ave., Pawtucket Walter J. Kosior Bus. Ad. Acct. 692 Pine St., Central Falls Charles J. Koulbanis 34 Newton Ave., Westerly Louis E. Koussa •alls Zoo. 86 Shawmut Ave., Centra Julius Krasner M. A. 218 Gallatin St., Prov. Herbert Kuhl, Jr. Ind. E. Saunderstown John C. Kuschke Pre-Mcd. 10 Bayberry Rd., Kingston Lucicn W. Lacroix Bus. Ad. Gen. 142 School St., Albion Louis A. Lapere Pre-Mcd. 7 Newton Court, Westerly Ernest L. Laporte E. E. 19 Cutting Ave., Cranston Edward F. Lariviere M. A. 18 Robinson St., Narragansctt Harold V. Larkin Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown Hubert E. Lary A. H. 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Maguire Gen. T. Ed. 30 Bliss Rd., Newport Armand L. Malo Chem. Chen.. 7 Hammond St., Newport Anna Marcello H. E. 183 Heather St., Cranston Anna E. Marianctti Gen. T. Ed. 1363 Smith St., North Prov. James J. Marley Ind. M. P. O. Box 252, Wakefield Charles R. Marshall Aero. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown Robert P. Martelli West Hartford, Conn. Barbara J. Martin H. E. T. T. 16 Crcad Place, Warwick James P. Martin M. A. 49 Kepler St., Pawtucket Carroll M. Marus Pre-Med. Mattapan, Mass. William J. Marx M. A. 10 Beacon St., Prov. Edward H. Mason M. E. Merton L. Matthews M. E. 58 John St., Westerly Morton H. Mayberg . Gen. Birchsw » Rd. Theodore F. Masse M. E. Shannock, R. I. William J. Mathews Agr. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown John C. Matte 145 Lancaster St., Prov. Leonard T. Maynard, jr. Apponaug Gerald S. Mazo M. E. 59 Taft Ave., Prov. James R. McCall E. E. 32 Stevens Rd., Cranston Thomas L. McCall E. E. 32 Stevens Rd., Cranston Eugene C. McCarthy 30 Wailey St!, Bristol Sally R. McCaughey Foods Nutr. 109 Benedict St., Pawtucket Duncan A. McCrae 432 Power Rd., ' Pawtucket Leo X. McCuskcr Bus. Ad. Gen. Seckonk, Mass. John J. P. McDonald Ind. E. 162 James St., East Prov. Edward J. McGiveney Trailer Park, Kingston Frederick V. McGuire, Jr. C. E. 73 Dryden Blvd., Lakewood Leonard A. McGuire M. E. 36 Main St., Washington Jean McIntosh Gen. T. Ed. 708 Main St., Pawtucket Marie M. McIntyre Acct. 18 Graysonia Dr., Edgewood John J. McLaughlin Bus. Ad. Gen. 95 Summer Ave., Central Falls William J. McNealy 59 Balanding Ave., West Barrington Carolyn L. McNulty Text. Cloth. 96 Columbia St., Wakefield Robert E. McSweency 5 Bridge St., Cranston Anthony J. Mercurio M. E. 89 Paul St., Prov. John C. Merrell C. E. 112 Roslyn Ave., Cranston Richard J. Meyer Ch. E. 60 Alverson Ave., Prov. June D. Michie Gen. T. Ed. Baldwin, N. Y, Herbert K. Midgley M. A. 1150 Lonsdale Ave., Saylesvillc Harold K. Miller Chem. Trailer Camp, Kingston Thomas W. Miller Chem. 26 Earle Street, Lonsdale Madeline M. Minard Text. Cloth. Farnum Pike, Georgiavillc Evelyn L. Mines Text. Cloth. 61 Kay St., Newport 320 LIST OF JUNIORS LIST OF JUNIORS Dorothy B. Mitchell M. A. 37 Hazelwood St., Cranston Robert D. Mitchell M. A. 25 Highland Ave., Westerly Leatrice E. Mitsock C. D. F. R. 10G7 N’arra. Pkwy., Gaspee Plateau Walter A. Monahan Bus. Ad. Gen. 79 Bourne Ave., Rumford Vincent F. Montecalvo M. A. 42 Tobey St., Prov. John M. Moore A. H. 118 Bradford St., Bristol William T. Morgan Ind. M. 33 Grand Ave., Warwick Neck John Morris M. E. 666 Providence St., Woonsocket John S. Morrison Agron. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown Leonard E. Mortenson Bact. Stratford, Conn. William H. Mowbray E. E. 9 College Road, Kingston Thomas E. Muddiman P. E. 51 Lancaster St., Providence Raymond D. Mulry E. E. 324 Broadway, Pawtucket Donald G. Murphy M. A. 115 Hope St., Rumford Edward L. Murphy Phys. 65 Arnold Ave., Cranston James W. Murray C. E. 147 Brunswick Drive, Apponaug Russell J. Mykytyn M. E. 26 North Bend St., Pawtucket Richard G. Nani Gen. T. Ed. 163 Modena Ave., Prov. Edward A. Nans, Jr. E. E. 52 Franklin St., Warren Anne A. Nardone Gen. T. Ed. 8 Pierce St., Westerly Louis J. Nebiolo M. E. 5 Sunshine Court, Newport James Needham Bus. Ad. Gen. 94 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Prov. Matilda Nemtzow Foods Nutr. 21 Ayrault St., Newport Ralph W. Neri M. E. 103 Woonasquatucket Ave., No. Prov. Howard G. Nicholson P. H. Moosup Valley Rd., Greene Arnold Nightingale Acct. 8 Blackstone Court, Lonsdale Ray R. Nixon Ind. M. 1591 Lonsdale Ave., Lonsdale Marshall E. Nordquist Chem. 82 Rutherglen Ave., Prov. Congratulations To The CLASS OF 1949 From. PHI SIGMA KAPPA YOUR COLLEGE DINING UNIT The College Commons Wishes the Graduates of 1949 BEST WISHES Where You Meet Everyone THE " LOWER CAF” SODAS CABINETS ICE CREAM SUNDAES SNACKS Where Everyone Met You Kenneth E. Northup Washington, D. C. Ray G. Northup Bus. Ad. Gen. 7 Amos St., Peace Dale Jean L. O’Connell Lib. St. 89 Dexterdalc Rd., Prov. Robert G. O’Connell Ind. E. 124 Auburn St., Cranston Mary E. O’Donnell C. D. F. R. 165 Wood St., Prov. Thomas P. Olean Ind. E. 184 Obcd Ave., North I’rov Charles A. O’Neill E. E. 7 Mt. Vernon St., Prov. William G. O’Neill Bus. Ad. 26 Helen Ave., Apponaug Steven Onysko C. E. 178 Sherburne St., Prov. Bernd Oster Ch. E. 59 Rosedale St., Prov. John F. O’Sullivan 113 Woodside Ave., Pawtuckc Raymond F. Owens Gen. T. Ed. 24 Ruth Ave., Rumford John J. Padien, Jr. 27 Biltmorc C Ave., Prov. Corinnc L. Palm Sec. St. 10 Church St., Bradford Joseph D. Pannone E. E. 183 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawtuc Marie A. Pantalone C. D. F. R. 65 Modena Ave., Prov. Frank C. Panzarclla 250 Main St., East Greenwich Norman R. Paquette C. E. 62 Riverside Drive, Riverside Raul M. Parent Acct. 16 Cherry St., Newport Miles D. Parker, Jr. M. A. 296 Benefit St., Providence George U. Parks, Jr. Phys. Hingham, Mass. Laurence A. Partan Ind. E. 2 Pilgrim Circle, Norwood Richard S. Paster M. A. 157 Lancaster St., Prov. Meredith Paterson Nurs. Ed. Slocum Walter V. Paulhus M. E. R. F. D. No. 1 Diamond Hill Roa Woonsocket Harry C. Paulson M. A. 17 Hade Ct., Hoxsic Earl M. Pearson 93 Fairmoun e., Prov. 321 LIST OF JUNIORS LIST OF JUNIORS Doris M. Pellegrini C. D. F. R. 34 Lakeview Ave., Pawtucket Norbert F. Pellerin C. E. 110 Wilson St., Prov. Roger C. Pelletier M. E. 53 Larch St., Pawt. Louis J. Perez 14 Marbury Ave., Pawt. Richard E. Perkins Acct. 1247 Greenwich Ave., Apponaug Anthony W. Pezzullo M. E. 39 Ausdalc Rd., Cranston Conrad R. Phaneuf E. E. New Bedford, Mass. Edwin A1 Phelps Lib. St. 19 Sevilla Ave., Hoxsic Spencer T. Philips M. A. Osterville, Mass. Charles S. Phill ips, Jr. M. E. Kingston Nicholas E. Picchione Acct. 495 Lloyd Ave., Prov. Milton Pierce M. A. 23 Eaton St., Prov. Louis A. Picri A. H. 17 Leicester Way, Pawtucket Harriet L. Podrat Bus. Ad. Sec. St. 6 Newport Ave., Newport Thomas H. Ponton M. E. 78 Shaw Ave., Cranston Norman H. Poppe Green Hill Rd., ' Wakefield Albert Porreca Acct. 56 Andem St., Prov. Jerome L. Port M. A. 27 Rounds Ave., Prov. Isabel T. Prata M. A. 19 Marietta St., Prov. Robert E. Prout C. E. Saunderstown C. Frank Ramponc 60 Rose St., Pawtucket Norman J. Rancourt Acct. 55 Benefit St., Pawtucket Harry A. Redfern Lib. St. 567 Metacom Ave., Warren William B. Regan E. E. 80 Sharon St., Prov. Carol Reid Text. Cloth. Springfield, Pa. James W. Reilly, Jr. Bus. Ad. Gen. 83 Cottage St., Pawtucket Thomas J. Reilly, Jr. Chem. 351 Rochambeau Ave., Prov. Arnold O. Riback M. E. 23 Brewster St., Prov. PROVIDENCE 2. RHODE ISLAND Where You Always Shop With Confidenc GLADDING’S One Of New England’s Fine Stores ' New Freedom Gas Kitchens ” YOU WILL FIND THEM TO BE THE FINEST KITCHENS OF ALL TIME Plan to use Gas Service for COOKING, REFRIGERATION WATER HEATING Providence Gas Company 100 Weybosset Street Providence, R. I. Dexter 4000 Compliments of the COAST GUARD HOUSE RESTAURANT Open Year Round “ON THE TIP OF THE OCEAN AT NARRAGANSETT PIER” Charles H. Richardson Bus. Ad. Gen. 94 Bowling Lane, Bradford Richard H. Riel 8 Carroll Ave., Newport Henry L. Ripanti Ft. Kearney, ' Saunderstown Eliot C. Roberts Agr. Chem. 132 Beach St., Westerly Gerald Robinson M. E. 223 Oakland Ave., Prov. Margot R. Rocchio Text. Cloth. 1346 Post Rd., Norwood I.aureno Rodrigues, Jr. Ind. M. 43 Collins St., Bristol Louis Rogovin P. E. New York, N. Y. Mary L. Roque Bus. Ad. Gen. 28 Harding Ave., Edgewood Gene A. Rose Lib. St. 61 Cross St., Westerly Phillip S. Rosen Pre-Med. 186 Irving Ave., Prov. David Rosenfield 207 Highland St„ ' Woonsocket Dante Rossi E. E. 526 Charles St., Prov. Edmund A. Rossi Ind. E. 142 High Service Ave., No. Prov. Joseph Rossi 142 High Service Ave., No. Prov. William A. Rothwell M. E. 90 Main St., Lonsdale Barbara E. Roussin Lib. St. Jefferson Ave., Pawtucket Robert A. Rowe Bus. Ad. Gen. 22 Eastman St., Pontiac Jean W. Royal Text. Cloth. 21 Amherst Ave., Pawtucket Charles T. Rozak Acct. 48 Conant St., Pawt. Peter J. Ruisi M. A. 25 Westminister St., Westerly Joseph G. Russillo E. E. Ill Franklin Ave., Cranston James E. Ryan 42 Kalbfus St.| Wickford William T. Ryan, Jr. M. A. 75 Rodman St., Peace Dale Marjorie L. Saccoccia Text. Cloth. Cranston St., Cranston Herbert E. Sackett M. A. 23 Methyl St., Prov. Archer Sacks M. A. 9 Bayview Ave., Newport 322 LIST OF JUNIORS Therese J. St. Germain Foods Nutr. 33 Hilside Ave., Prov. Ernest E. St. Louis Chem. 176 Earle St., Central Falls Norberta Salk Lib. St. 77 Payton St., Prov. Jerome A. Salter Bus. Ad. Gen. 26 Grotto Ave., Prov. Vincent J. Santo P. E. 40 Bourne St., Bristol Michael A. Santoro Ind. E. 13 Pearl St., Westerly Dolores L. Saravo Sec. St. 903 Smith St., Prov. Henry A. Sardelli E. E. 1150 Plainfield St., Johnston Martha I. Savage Phys. 39 North Rd., Kingston Robert P. Savage Phys. 39 North Rd., Kingston Kenneth E. Sayles E. E. 40 John St., Westerly- Waiter E. Schmid Ch. E. 19 Riverfarm Rd., Cranston Harold Schwartz 8 Forest St., Prov. Francis J. Scopa Ind. E. Medford, Mass. Robert R. Seaburg M. A. 30 Orchard St., Cranston Vincent M. Securo P. E. 13 Prospect St., Bristol William C. Senior Agr. Ec. 737 Commonwealth Ave., Apponaug Mihran Serdjenian Ind. E. 12 Whitney St., Prov. Donald J. Shannon P. E. 169 Oakland Ave., Pawtucket William Shannon P. E. 169 Oakland Ave., Pawtucket Bernadette T. Sheehan Lib. St. 748 Harris Ave., Woonsocket William I. Shepley, Jr. Phys. Green End Ave., Newport Arthur G. Sherman E. E. So. Attleboro, Mass. Arthur L. Sherman Lib. St. 200 Academy Ave., Prov. Judith E. Sherman Chem. Glen Rd., Newport Gerald Shukovsky Ch. E. 13 Forest St., Prov. Barbara D. Shusman Lib. St. 574 Wood St., Bristol Charles W. Sidebottom 229 Carleton St., Prov. Roland S. Sicmbab Bus. Ad. Gen. 410 Fairview Ave., West Warwick Victor Signorelli Bus. Ad. Gen. Kingstown Road, Peace Dale Annette Silverman C. D. F. R. 38 Harriet St., Prov. Giovanni J. Silvestri M. E. 32 Unit St., Prov. Franklin W. Simon M. E. Boston, Mass. George Simone, Jr. Bus. Ad. Gen. 19 Rye St., Olneyville Paul W. Simoneau E. E. 27 West Park Place, Woonsocket James R. Sims E. E. Bradford Ashaway Rd., Bradford Conrad R. Skogley 20 Rodman ft., Narragansett John L. Slocum 110 Rugby St., Prov. Alfred H. Smith Chem. 58 Preston Drive, Cranston Charles A. Smith, Jr. Ch. E. 87 Althea St., Prov. Gloria D. Smith J. E. T. T. Noosencck Road, Washington Helen E. Smith Lib. St. Leominster, Mass. John W, Smith P. E. North Rd., Kingston Lewis T. Smith A. H. Trailer Camp, Kingston Patricia R. Smith Text. Cloth. Pleasant View Ave., Greenville Robert K. Smith Bus. Ad. Gen. R. F. D. No. 1, Wakefield Robert O. Smith Bus. Ad. Gen. Wyoming, R. I. Roberta D. Smith Foods St Nutr. New York, N. Y. Ernest M. Socha Acet , Warren ._ _ Soli Gen. T. Ed. 25 America St., Prov. Charles S. Sologiozy E. E. 12 Tyler St., Newport Raymond G. Soltys Pre-Med. 444 Washington St., West Warwick Salvatore Soscia E. E. 42 Batchelder Ave., Cranston John Spagnolo Acct. 17 Grove St., Prov. Nancy A. Spencer Text. Cloth. 1180 Narra. Blvd., Edgewood Francis J. Spilecki 24 Russell Ave., Newport Robert V. Squadrito P. E. Mystic, Conn. Alvin Stallman M. A. 115 Woodbine St., Prov. John W. Staton M. A. 319 Willett Ave., Rivereide Charles F. Stearns M. E. 147 Melrose St., Prov. Allenson C. Steen Hon. Chepachet Bernard J. Stein Ind. F.. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown Charles Stickley Bus. Ad. Gen. 12 Orchard Ave., Wakefield Joyce M. Stockton Foods Nutr. 28 Thurston St., Riverside Phyllis Yvette Strauss Lib. St. 75 Edgehill Road, Prov. Calvin Sugarman 108 Woodbine St., Prov. Leo F. Sullivan Bus . Ad. M. A. 38 Anthony Ave., Prov. Jeanne E. Sundquist Bus. Ad. Gen. 240 Aqueduct Rd., Cranston Gabriel H. Surbian Pre-Med. 492 Washington St., Prov. William B. Surprcnant M. A. 11 Meadow St., Pawtucket Elva E. Sweet Sec. St. Narragansett Ave., Wakefield Dorothy R. Sylvia Lib. St. Willow Ave., Little Compton Clifford F. Tabor M. A. 16 Kossuth St., Pawtucket Dale R. Taft Lib. St. 65 Woodruff Ave., Wakefield Warren S. Tamke Hort. 42 Elmcrofl Ave., Prov. Sally C. Tarbox Lib. St. 65 Willing Avenue, Spring Green Martim F. Tatz C. E. 305 Willard Ave., Prov. Robert D. Taylor E. E. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown Rodney F. Taylor C. E. 58 Winter St., Wakefield Margaret M. Tefft Math. 11 Standish Rd., Jamestown Ernest Testa E. E. 81 Ralph St., Prov. Barbara Tewksbury C. D. F. R. 69 Hope St., Rumford Claude A. Thulier Ind. E. 17 Merton Rd., Newport Herman Tiedge, Jr. C. E. 71 Concord Ave., Cranston Dorothy A. Toll Bot. 84 Richard St., Auburn 323 LIST OF JUNIORS Anna Tortolano Zoo. 78 Bradford St., Prov. Ruth M. Townley Chem. 285 Sargent St., Norwood Frank P. Trumble Ind. M. 48 Dixwell Ave., Cranston Lillian C. Turco Gen. T. Ed. 209 High St., Westerly Dorothy E. Turner Bact. 30 Elinora St., Riverside Olive B. Turner Lib. St. 67 Longwood Ave., Edgewood Antonio P. Ugone Acct. Ill Rodman St., Peace Dale Raymond P. Ugone Acct. Ill Rodman St., Peace Dale Randall S. Vale Ind. M. 4 Grand View Ave., Saylesville George A. Vanasse Phys. 144 Bennett St., Woonsocket Austin A. Vargas Acct. 6 Summer St., Westerly Robert S. Vaughn M. E. 43 Hillwood St., Prov. Salvatore J. Vento Compliments Of RHODE ISLAND STATE COLLEGE BOOKSTORE LIST OF JUNIORS Eleanor E. Vuono Nurs. Ed. Bradford Rd., Bradford Robert C. Wakefield Falls Vilfage, ' Conn. Earl T. Waldron Ch. E. 141 Sumner Ave., Central Falls Margaret M. Walsh 25 Butler C St., Cranston Henry B. Ward 10 Equality Park, Newport Edward Weiner M. A. 37 Croyland Rd., Prov. Marshall D. Weiss M. E. 24 Elma St., Prov. Earle M. Welch, Jr. Bus. Ad. Acct. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown Frances K. Welch Sec. St. 53 Richmond Ave., West Barrington Lester A. Wells Frances M. Werner Nurs. Ed. Knowles Way, Narragansett Henry G. Westervelt Ch. E. 123 Daboll St., Prov. Chester T. Whaley, Jr. Lib. St. 46 Fifth Ave., Narragansett Richard C. Whaley Zoo. 27 Meadow Ave., Wakefield ALPHA UPSILON OF SIGMA PI Extends Congratulations to the CLASS OF 1949 324 LIST OF JUNIORS LIST OF SOPHOMORES Wendall J. Whaley 91 Grove St., Lonsdale John T. Wilber Lih. St. 20 Rugby St., Cranston Betty R. Wild Foods Nutr. 41 Hartford PL, Edgewood Avis Wilkie Gen. T. Ed. R. F. D. No. I, Perryville Douglas S. Wilkinson M. A. 20 Cosmo St., Greenwood Arthur Hudson Willey Ind. E. 36 East Greenwich Ave., West Warwick Frederick C. Williams, Jr. Ind. M. Ft. Kearney, Saunderstown Jane Williams Zoo. 2751 83 Tallman Ave., Cranston Robert M. Williams M. A. 999 Flope St., Bristol William D. Wilson M. E. 106 Albert Ave., Edgewood Charles F. Winchcll Hort. 3 Cambridge Ave., Conimicut Elizabeth B. Winter Lib. St. Road, Greenwood George P. Winter Bus. Ad. Gen. 2102 Broad St., Cranston Phyllis A. Winter Lib. St. 2751 Post Rd., Greenwood Adam J. Wisniewski Agr. Chem. 80 Division St., Newport Theodore J. Wolanski M. E. 22 First Ave., Woonsocket Arthur H. Wong M. E. 256 New York Ave., Providence Roger H. Wood C. E. Fall River, Mass. Otis C. Wyatt, Jr. 23 Dryden Blvd., Lakewood Joseph A. Young M. A. 84 Marbury Ave., Pawtucket Walter Zajo M. E. 369 Evergreen St., Pawtucket Benito C. Zannini M. E. 339 Union Ave., Prov. Morris Zarchcn P. E. 49 Carrington Ave., Prov. Harry A. Zartarian For everything that is good to eat Stop at KENYON’S ICE CREAM BAR SODAS SANDWICHES HOT DOGS FIAMBURGS DINNERS Open Daily Till Midnight SHELDON S FURNITURE RECORDS BEDDING LINOLEUM RADIOS VENETIAN BLINDS TILE Wakefield Tel. 801 R KENYON AVENUE FLORAL COMPANY Cut Flowers and Corsages For all Occasions Tel. Narr. 98 SOUTH COUNTY HARDWARE CO. Rhode Island’s Model Hardware Store” 125 Main Street Wakefield, R. I. Anthony P. Abate — s. Ad. 10 Creighton St., Prov. Arthur A. Adamopoulos P. E. Peabody, Mass. John W. Agren Hort. 159 Pavilion Ave., Rumford John Ahlijanian M. A. 172 Stewart St., Prov. Howard E. Alcorn M. A. 68 Gibbs Ave., Newport Robert B. Almeida Lib. St. 59 Burton St., Bristol John Aloucos 76 Roberts St., ' °West Warwick Margaret Amaral Lib. St. 16 Mills St., Valley Falls Carolyn E. Anderson Nurs. Ed. 175 Clarence St., Cranston Richard E. Anderson M. A. 79 Waterman Ave., Cranston Samuel S. Anter 92 School St., Central Falls Federick W. Anthony P. H. 7 Thurston Ave., Newport Daniel D. Appleton 35 Taber ' Ave., Prov. Donald S. Arnold Bus. Ad. Gen. “Scadown”, Saunderstown Albert W. Ash 178 Rochambcau Ave., Prov. Sarkis Atamian Lib. St. 69 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Prov. Robert E. Aubin M. E. 408 Park Ave., Woonsocket Irene R. Audettc H. E. 727 Main St., Pawt. Ann H. Aulis Dockray St., Wakefield Fred H. Azar E. E. J inehursl Ave., Ocean Grove, Mass George H. Bachand Pasquale M. Barba Agr. Chem. 435 Child St., Warren Robert R. Barbera Neil Barney M. E. 259 Olncy St., Prov. 325 LIST OF SOPHOMORES Charles Baronian Ch. E. 11 Crimea St., Prov. Dale A. Barrington E. E. 37 Broad Rock Lane, Peacedalc Banice C. Bazar Chem. 9 Wesleyan Ave., Prov. Barbara J. Beattie H. E. 50 Willett Ave., Riverside Joan Beattie H. E. 32 Berkley Ave., Newport Louis A. Beauregard 161 Montgomery St., Pawl. James H. Beckett 146 Ferris Ave., Rumford Rita D. Bedard Lib. St. 339 Logee St., Woonsocket Robert B. Bender M. A. Box 227, Kingston Cynthia Bennett Lab. Tech. Charlestown Leonard N. Benoit E. E. 83 Vine St., East Prov. Gustav A. Benson Eng. 151 Albert Ave., Edgewood Ovila T. Bergeron M. E. 910 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawl. Edward R. Berling M. E. 15 Ausdale Rd., Cranston Arthur J. Berriman Chem. 541 Hope St., Prov. George R. Bixby M. A. Cooper Rd., Harmony Richard E. Blackinton C. E. West Barrington David M. Blake 265 Oak Hill Ave " f ' R. F. D. No. 1 Melvin C. Blazer M. A. 60 Duncan Ave., Prov. George W. Bleisch E. E. 291 No. Country Club Dr., Lakewood Joseph H. Blount Bus. Ad. College Rd., Kingston Marv L. Bogetti M. A. 75 Samoset Ave., Central Falls Kachig Boghessian M. A. 30 Brookdale Blvd., Pawt. Paul O. Boghossian Lib. St. 640 East Ave., Pawt. Norman E. Boiani C. E. 23 Tilden Ave., Newport Daniel C. Bolhousc M. A. 38 Charles St., Newport Charles G. Bolwell Felicia Bonelli 75 Washington Place, N. Y., N. Y. Frederick T. Borek M. E. 412 Carter Ave., Pawt. Elizabeth Bosworth 151 Cross St., Central Falls John F. Boubin Eng. 70 Huber Ave., Prov. Richard F. Boulais Lib. St. West Shore Rd., Apponaug Carolyn Bourne 66 Oak Ave., Riverside Beverly J. Boxser Nurs. Ed. 45 Dora St., Prov. William E. Bray Bio. 598 Park Ave., Woonsocket Albert L. Brooke Bio. 166 High St., Westerly Alexander W. Brown P. E. Centerdale Marilyn W. Brown Lib. St. Halidon Ave., Newport Chester A. Brownell Acct. 196 Narragansett Ave., Prov. Robert A. Browning 34 Narragansett Ave., Narra. Irene S. Brusi Andrew A. Bucci 1025 Charles St., No. Prov. John C. Buccini Phys. 25 Loveday St., Prov. William G. Bucklin A. H. R. F. D. No. 2, East Greenwich Anne Budlong Lib. St. 29 Sachem Rd., East Greenwich John W. Bulleit Ind. E. Woonsocket Clifford J. Burke Eng. 97 Winchester St., Prov. James E. Burke Ind. M. 102 State St., Bristol Estelle D. Burn R. F. D. No. 1, East Greenwich James M. Burn Mt. View, R.F.D. No. 1, E. Greenwich Robert L. Burrill 117 Congress Ave., Prov. Ethel Burton H. E. Clinton, N. Y. R. Cabral A. 29 Lincoln Ave., Bristol Joseph V. Calise Bio. 10 Howard St., Prov. Hugh B. Cameron Bus. Ad. Gen. 45 Bluff Rd„ Barrington George H. Camillo Anthony 39 Caswell Ave., Newport Raymond C. Campbell Lib. St. Central Falls Peter J. Cannavo Eng. 71 Winrooth Ave., Prov. Helen M. Canning Bus. Ad. Gen. 89 Cathedral Ave., Prov. Angela G. Cannizzaro Nurs. Ed. 262 Wood St., Bristol Arthur M. Cappon M. E. 29 Keene St., Prov. Umberto J. Capuano Ch. E. 49 Ring St., Prov. William A. Capuano Ch. E. 901 Reservoir Ave., Cranston Anthony Cardillo 48 Enterprise St., Cranston Robert T. Carlson M. E. 38 Felsmerc Ave., Pawt. Gabriel O. Caroselli Hort. 167 Home Ave., Prov. Allen Carr 53 Oak Hill Drive, Pontiac, R. I. Irene E. Casavant Bio. 71 Anthony Ave., Pawt. Charles Casey Eng. 100 Prospect St., Prov. John Cashman C. E. 619 Park Ave., Portsmouth Joseph F. Castro C. E. 24 Sampson St., Bristol Grace A. Catanio 10 Exchange St., E. Greenwich Roland A. Cayer Lib. St. 466 Shaumut Ave., Central Falls Kathryn M. Chappell 12 Snez St., Narragansett David C. Chase West Main d°, " ‘ Middletown George T. Chase M. E. 113 Oakland Ave., Prov. Clifford S. Chatcr Hort. Kingston Norman Chopy C. E. 102 Perry St., Central Falls John Christe Ind. M. 11 Spring St., Westerly Alexander C. Chrostowski A. H. 130 Putnam St., Prov. Robert A. Clark Ind. M. White Plains, N. Y. Carol Coduri 42 Oak St., Westerly Stephen M. Cohen M. A. 310 Summer St., Woonsocket Pasco A. Coia E. E. 66 Swift St., Prov. War ' Eileen C. Colan 154 Anderson Ave., Prov. John A. Colavito Bus. Ad. 24 River St., Edgewood 326 LIST OF SOPHOMORES Howard M. Coleman Bio. 612 Angell St., Prov. Joseph C. Comstock C. E. West Barrington Francis X. Connerton 199 Park Holm, New Paul G. Corey Ind. M. 14B Court Sq., Woonst Marilyn M. Cornell M. A. 437 Scituate Ave., Oakla Elizabeth C. Corry •ket Sec. St. West Kingston Norbert C. Coutu C. E. 12 Payan St., West Warwick Charles P. Crandall E. E. 43 Grove Ave., Westerly Harry D. Crandall M. A. 104 High St., Westerly Roger L. Crandall M. E. Box 192, Kingston Walter E. Crandall Lib. St. 42 Kingstown Rd., Peacedale Patricia L. Crudcli Nuts. Ed. 90 Oak St., Prov. George W. Cruickshank M. E. 109 Garfield Ave., Prov. Helen E. Cruickshank Gen. T. Ed. 9 Newton Ave., Westerly Raymond Curran E. E. Fort Kearney, Saundcrstown Thomas F. Curry M. A. R. F. D. No. 2, East Greenwich Virginia A. Curtis NarraganseU Ave., Narra. Guido A. D’Agostino 582 Admiral St., Prov. Raymond J. Dalton Bus. Ad. Gen. 28 Carver St., Pawt. Charles Dame Hort. n Ave., Centerdale, R. I. Ronald P. Dani s C. E. 542 Goshill St„ Woonsocket Ruth M. Darling H. E. Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket Neal P. Davis Lib. St. 288 Elmgrovc Ave., Prov. Nancy S. Dean Text. Cloth. Greene Louis L. DeFanti 40 Ledward Ave., Westerly Frank A. DeLuisc Lib. St. 126 Waterman Ave., East Prov. CHI OMEGA Extends Congratulations To Its Graduating Class Of 1949 R. I. AUDITORIUM INC. Home Of The RHODE ISLAND REDS HOCKEY TEAM THE PROVIDENCE STEAM ROLLERS ICE CAPADES ICE FOLLIES CltOltJ wUJpbbT THE FASHION STORE OF PROVIDENCE LIST OF SOPHOMORES Andrew W. DcMaine 445 Post Rd.? Perryville Aram Deradoorian Chem. 1059 Main St., Pawt. Frank R. DeSantis M. E. 17 Raphael Ave., Prov. Elmer V. Devolve Bio. 10 Pilgrim Drive, Cranston William I. Dias M. E. 28 Anthony Ave., Bristol John Dickson “7 _ Fairviev . - J. Diggles Walter J. 1 M. E 24 Old Beach Rd., Newport John M. DeMartino Lib. St. 262 Providence St., West Warwick John B. Dimond Zoo. 62 Paterson St., Prov. Fred B. Dinger M. E. 10 Rhode Island Ave., Prov. Henry V. Diodati Lib. St. 1 Murphy Ave., Bristol Carmine A. DiPippo Bio. 133 Spruce St., Prov. Ruth E. Djusberg Lib. St. 32 Country Club Dr., Gaspee Plat. Eric Dober P. E. 46 Bourne St., Bristol Robert E. Dolan Bio. 84 Updike St., Prov. John J. Doonan Gen. T. Ed. 49 Darling St., Central Falls Armand J. Dore " Ad. E. E. 33 Toronto Ave., Prov. William E. Drury C. E. 14 Knowles Court, Jamestown James N. Dubee Lib. St. 129 4 Atwood Ave., Johnston Ernest J. Dufresne Bio. 54 Ship St., Oakland Beach Donald J. Dumclow Ind. M. 50 Creamer Ave., West Warwick Maurice A. Dunbar Forestry Moosup Valley Rd., Greene Everett W. Durfce E. E. 1172 West Main Rd., Portsmouth Wayne K. Durfce P. H. R. F. D. No. 2, North Scituate 327 LIST OF SOPHOMORES LIST OF SOPHOMORES Robert L. Duval Forestry 65 Fairfield Rd., Cranston Austin J. Dwyer Ind. M. 7 Prospect St., Cranston John P. Eaton Bus. Ad. Greenvale, Long Island, N. Y. Eugene C. Eccleston M. A. Bradford Christian O. Eik Ch. E. Stavanger, Norway Herbert L. Emcrs 100 Woodbine St., Prov. Vartges Engustian C. E. 119 Japonica St., Pawt. Roland A. Ethier Bio. 330 Rathbun St., Woonsocket Antonio W. Faclla Chem. 30 Allen A vc., Wakefield Thomas F. Fanning Bio. 35 High St., Ashaway John K. Faulkner E. E. 395 Doric Ave., Cranston Francis A. Fay Voc. Agr. 12 Holmes Ct., Jamestown Edmund Fazzi Bus. Ad. Gen. 10 Shirley Blvd., Cranston Francis Feeney M. E. 15 Belt St., Shawomet John D. Feltham Eng. 52 Washington St., Newport Anna E. Ferreira M. A. 36 Bay View Ave., Bristol Gloria F. Ferri Math. 44 Green Ave., Cranston Allan Z. Fine Bus. Ad. Gen. 33 Prospect St., Attleboro, Mass. Stanley Fine Bus. Ad. 58 Daboll St., Prov. Franklin C. Fitchen New Rocheflc, N. Y. Robert M. Fleck Bus. Ad. Gen. 9 ' A Turner Ave., Riverside Joseph Foglia P. H. Foster Center, R. I. Dolores N. Forbes Acct. 99 Cumberland St., Woonsocket Aaron M. Fox Ind. M. 124 Earley St., Prov. Paul M. Fradin Bio. 15 Ray St.. Prov. Michael G. Franchuk p p SOUTH COUNTY MOTORS, INC. Wakefield, Rhode Island Authorized Sales and Service John T. Whitford, Mgr. BRING YOUR FORD HOME FOR SERVICE MOYLEE’S 110 Beach Street Narragansett American and Chinese Restaurant OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND Narr. 372 Congratulations To The Graduating Class From Tau Kappa Epsilon Deborah D. Frank Lib. St. 23 Ruskin St., Prov. Stig M. Franzcn M. A. Ministerial Rd., Tuckertown Erwin J. Freedman M. A. 19 Whiting St., Prov. Paul E. Froeberg 1294 Main St., Brockton, Mass. Gorden A. Gardiner Lib. St. 19 Austin St., Wakefield Alfred W. Gardner Wood River Junction George N. Gartsu M. E. 469 East School St., Woonsocket John R. Gauch Ind. E. 57 Natick Ave., Greenwood Donald N. Gavin P. E. 33 Terrace Ave., Tiverton Herbert E. Gavitt Agr. T. T. Quagnut Dr., Wakefield Kenneth C. Gavitt M. A. 120 Myrtle Ave., Ansonia, Conn. Mitchell E. Gellcr Acct. 33 Woodside Ave., West Warwick Suzanne J. Gcndron Falls Lib. S.. 95 Trcmont St., Cet . Rita A. Geoghegan H. E. 117 Cathedral Ave., Prov. Vilma G. Geremia Gen. T. Ed. 912 Narragansett Blvd., Edgewood Mary M. Gildea Chem. 48 D June St., Prov. Kenneth B. Gillis Ch. E. 38 Cole St., Jamestown Leonard Gilman Lib. St. 53 Park Ave., Newton, Mass. Robert C. Gilmore M. A. 1636 Smith St., No. Prov. Philip D. Ginsburg Ind. M. 202 Carnation St., Woon. Anthony D. Giorgi 13 Gillen St., Prov. Gloria M. Guisti Lab. Tech. 128 Whitford Ave., Prov. Jean Goday Lib. St. West Main Rd., Middletown Miriam K. Goldstein H. E. 113 Lauriston St., Prov. John E. Gomena Ind. E. 37 Beach St., Westerly John N. Gomez C. E. Little Compton Eugene Gordon Pauline C. Gorman R. I. S. C., Kingston H. £. 57 Third Ave., East Greenwich 328 Compliments of THE CLASS OF 1952 329 Compliments of THE CLASS OF 1951 330 Compliments of THE CLASS OF 1950 331 LIST OF SOPHOMORES Harold A. Gould Lib. St. C6 Kingstowne Rd., Narraganset Stanley J. Grabiec Bus. Ad. Gen. New Bedford, Mass. Herbert E. 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Box 414, Peacedale Richard D. Hart Main RoaiT Tiverton David W. Haslam Lib. St. Palmerton, Pa. Carmel I. Hassenfeld Lib. St. 767 Elmgrove Ave., Prov. William R. Hawkins Bio. 89 Tower Hill Rd., Wirkford Barbara E. Hayward H. E. 18 Pcttaconsett Ave., Norwood Patricia A. Heath H. E. Park Ave., Harrisville Alice M. Heditsian Eng. 13 Dartmouth St., Newport Walter R. Heisinger Stamford, Conn. John N. Helwig Lib. St. 41 Comstock Ave., Prov. Jacqueline L. Heroux Lib. St. 27 I.edge St.. Pawtucket Robert L. Herson _ Agr. 178 Bartlett Ave., Edgewood Patricia B. Hindlev H. E. 184 Power Road, Pawtucket John F. Hird 51 Roo velt ive., Wickford Inez P. Hoar H. E. 54 County Road, Barrington Wesley Hodge Gen. T. Ed. 5 Hazard St., Wakeheld Nancy A. Hodgson H. E. Old Greenville Rd., N. Smitlificld Burton Hoffman ult E sf. ' , ' i K. H Tucker town r! ' ., Wakefield Ann F. Hofford Lib. St. 54 Woodruff Ave., Wakefield Edward J. Hole Bus. Ad. 32 Catherine St., Newport Virginia H. Holt Fall River ' Mass. Maurice A. Holton Eng. Kingstown Rd., Narragansett Joseph W. Hooker 37 Catherine " !!., Newi Daniel J. Horen Eng. 9 Grove Ave., Westerly Barbara N. Houle Nur. Ed. 96 Clay St., Central Fall- Spencer Howe Chcnt. 102 Laura St., Prov. 340 LIST OF FRESHMEN LIST OF FRESHMEN Arthur C. Huggard Bus. Ad. 11 Brinley St., Newport Shirley-Anne Hulton Lib. St. 311 Gorton Lake Blvd., Apponaug Lois E. Ibbotson H. E. 5 Cliff St., North Tiverton Paul A. Ibello Gen. T. Ed. II Greenville Ave., N. Prov. Vincent T. Izzo 88 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Prov. John A. Jagschitz Agr. 12 Haintnond St., Newport Carl A. Jensen Bus. Ad. Gen. Peekskill, New York William D. Johns Bus. Ad. Seymour, Conn. Barbara E. Johnson H. E. 531 Fruit Hill Ave., N. Prov. Carline E. Johnson Nurs. Ed. 3160 Post Rd., Apponaug Irving O. Johnson, Jr. Agr. 185 Westforest Ave., Pawtucket Robert S. Johnson M. A. 30 Phillips St., Wickford William E. Johnson 30 Phillips A |t r ' , Wickford Anita E. Joly H. E. 7 Reynolds St., Wickford Christine S. Jones Potter Hill, Westerly Faith K. Jones Gen. T. Ed. 112 Arnold Ave., Edgewood Richard H. Jones Bus. Ad. Dumont, New Jersey Virginia L. Jones H. E. 23 Kenyon Ave., Wakefield Marilyn D. Kagan H. E. 108 Warrington St., Prov. Florence C. Keehcr H. E. 1 Wannamoisett Rd., E. Prov. Jacqueline E. Kenyon T. Ed. 34 King St., E. Greenwich Barbara C. Kettle Nur. Ed. 9 Howell St., Prov. Hugo J. Key Kingston Daniel R. Kleber Sci. 45 Sack St., N. Prov. Christine Kostokas H. E. 534 Taunton Ave., E. Prov Donald J. LaClair ONCE AGAIN Congratulations and Best Wishes Tf..X3ut(el ' c mpmuj RHODE ISLAND’S LARGEST STORE Compliments OF COOPER’S ICE CREAM COMPANY WEST BARRINGTON RHODE ISLAND THE UTTER COMPANY Printers WESTERLY, R. I. Agr. 955 Manton As Pro ' Bert W. Lark Bio. 114 Alexander St., Cranston Charles C. Lawrence Bus. Ad. Gen. 4325 Post Rd., E. Greenwicl Richard L. Lawson 2 Dixon §t„ Prov. Louis R. Ledoux Agr. 72 Nursery Ave., Ramon M. Ledoux Bus. Ad. 39 High St., Jamestown Clifton B. Leech, Jr. .ocket Run Bus. . H. E. 455 Wayland Ave., Pro Donald M. Leys Allenton Rita E. Lischio H. E. 24 Old Tower Hill Rd., Allenton William R. Lister P. E. 144 High Service Ave., North Prov. Jeanie P. Littlefield Lab. Tech. Ocean Ave., Block Island Gerald G. Loeber P. E. Brooklyn, New York Edward M. Lombardi Bus. Ad. 81 Ariniugton Ave., Providence Elise E. Lombardo Nurs. Ed. 99 Vaughn Ave., Greenwood Bettc-Ann Loudenslager Bus. Ad. 17 Newport Ave., Newport Frank Louzon New Rochelle, N. Y. Norma Ludman Bus. Ad. 55 Higgins Ave., Prov. Raymond S. Lynch Alpin H. MacDonald, Jr. Eng. Aquidneck Ave., Newport Martha I. Macrae Nurs. Ed. 75 Ayrault St., Prov. Marilyn E. Maetaz bus. Ad. Kingston 341 LIST OF FRESHMEN LIST OF FRESHMEN Joseph W. Madison Bio. 39 Ledge Rd., E. Greenwich Richard A. Maines Eng. 12 Aldrich St., Wyoming Theresa Majeau Box 355, Diamond Hi» Rd., Lonsdale Gloise Maloney C. D. F. R. Kingston Danial F. Malvey Bus. Ad. 21 Caswell Ave., Newport Louis Mancone, jr. Eng. 999 Charles St., Pawtucket Shirley A. Mangini Bus. Ad. Newton, Mass. Helen C. Margolies Bus. Ad. 450 Pawtucket Ave., Pawtucket Calvin R. Marrs , . . Arlington, Virginia Elaine A. Martin Nurs. Ed. Putnam Ave., Greenville Frank A. Mason, Jr. 1 1 Canonchet Lanr, Providence Gordon C. Matheson 34 Vos St Woonsocket Arthur B. Matteson Agr. Eng. 58 John St., Westerly Elizabeth D. McCarthy Bus. Ad. Gen. 30 W alley St., Bristol James J. McCarthy Eng. Kingston James J. McCarthy P. E. Fortin Rd.. Kingston George W. McCombe Bus. Ad. 149 Merce St., East Prov. Barbara A. McKenna Nurs. Ed. 141 Colonial Rd., Prov. Dorothy J. McKenna Lib. St. 141 Colonial Rd., Prov. Edward G. McLoughlin Agr. Agr. Kingston Harold R. Melkonian Bus. Ad. Gen. 19 LaRochell Ave., Shawomet Edmund B. Mello Bus. Ad. Gen. 40 Spruce St., Westerly John P. Melvin M. A. 211 Ivy St., Prov. Anita L. Merson K H. E. 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Naysnerski 42A McGrath " Aie., Wickford Eric N. Nelson Chem. Darien, Conn. Marie B. Newmarker 159 Atlantic Ave., Lakewood Richard H. Nordquist 87 Calaman Kki., Cranston Glenn L. Northup Bus. Ad. 18 Woodruff Ave., Wakefield George Notarianni Agr. Gen. T. Ed. 72 Allerton Ave., E. Prov. John F. Nye, Jr. Slocum Paula J. O’Brien Nurs. Ed. 85 Woodland Rd., Woonsocket Leova D. Olson Bus. Ad. Durm . Nes Robert L. O’Neil Lib. St. 234 Bellevue Ave., Prov. 342 LIST OF FRESHMEN Henry A Orabonc 24 Greeley’st., Prov. Vivian Orodenkcr 272 Warrington St., Prov. John I. Owens, Jr. 9 CanoncheY ' St., Prov. Arthur J ; Palmitessa Biddeford, Maine Kenneth H. Pancicra Dominic R. Pannonc Agr. 883 Mineral Spring Ave., Pawl. Robert E. Partyka Agr. West Kingston Robert R. Peck 3056 East Mainkd., Portsmouth Albert R. Pcckham Agr. Little Compton Edward A. Pcrnavcau P. E. 15 Howard Ave., Conimicut Earleen J. Perrin Gen. T. Ed. 50 Kenton Ave., Ruinford Majel F. Perry Shirley r. Peters Brighton, Mass. Ernest J. 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St. 66 Pond St., W. Warwick Robert C. Ryan Gen. T. Ed. 75 Rodman St., Peacedale Arthur I. Sabin Agr. Brooklyn, N. Y. John D. Saillant Bus. Ad. Gen. 50 Lenox Ave., Prov. Burton Salk Bus. Ad. 15 Verndale Ave., Prov. Arthur F. Sampson, Jr. 41 Cleveland ' S!., ' Wakefield Marie D. Santaniello Lib. St. 451 Mt. Pleasant Ave., Prov. James J. Santos P. E. 31 Thomas St., Newport A Good Habit to cultivate DANCING at RHODES ON - THE - PAWTUXET Every Wednesday Every Saturday 343 LIST OF FRESHMEN LIST OF FRESHMEN George N. Sarantos Agr. 34 Broadway, Newport Michael R. Saviano Gen. T. Ed. 62 Union St., Warren Frank T. Scarafilc I Hcrl t St., E. Grr; Adriana Sciotti Lib. St. 78 Marshall St., 1 ' rov. Robert A. Sciotti Bus. Ad. 765 Park Ave., Cramton Marilyn W. Scaberg H. E. 30 Orchard St., Cranston Nancy J. Seamans Lab. Tech. 88 Paine Ave., Cranston Stillman Segar Lib. St. ' 7 Granite St., Westerly Patricia Shailcr Nurs. Ed. 361 Spring Green Rd., Edgcwood Phillip J. Shaughncssy Biddcfoi ' d! 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