Harriet Whitney High School - First Lady Yearbook (Toledo, OH)

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15 35 if amalga m VUCATIUNAL I4 IGH IIHUDI 1939 YEARBOOK STAFF General Advisors: Miss WoodenfMiss Bishop Art Advisor: Miss Riter Literary Advisor: T Miss Barth Chairman: Chairman: Chairman Chairman: Chairman: GENERAL CHAIRMAN: ' Jean Raymond ACTIVITIES COM ITTEE MEMBERS Betty Pierce Josephine Racinowski Theresa Islinger Teresa Kovacs GENERAL INFORMATION Eileen Smart Margaret Novak Esther Brandle Mary Mullen ART COMMITTEE Bettie Sidensticker Dorothy Rayess Betty Howard C Alice Sikorski PICTURE COMMITTEE June O'Reilly Anna Matesz Arnetta Johnson Eula Mazziotti SALES AND COLLECTION Rita Dudley Mable Munch Virginia Kornet Phyllis Nowak 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS Title Page . . . . Staff. l O O O I O'Q Table of Contents ....... Dedication .......... Vocational Education for Girls Faculty. ........... Others We Like to Remember . Clothing Shop. . .-. . . . . Commercial Art Shop .... Food Shop. . . . . . . . Dffice Practice Shop . . . Retailing Shop . . . . . . . Future 0 0 0 0 0 U -9 c 0 Sophomores-Food and Clothing . Sophomores-Office Practice . . Sophomores-Retailing . . . . Junior Class Organization. . C 0 O O U I I U Senior Senior Senior Senior -classeoev-noun Class Organization. . Class Activities. . . Personalities . . Class History. . . - . Class Prophecy . . . . . . Autographs . . . ...... The Old Vocational School. . Calendar .......... The New Girls' School. . . Student Activities . . Candid Shots . . . Clube 0 e 0 Q o o e o o a 0 0 0 0 0 0 e 0 Q o e 1 o e Student Council-Girls' Association . Friendship, Motion Picture and Museum Glee Club and Gym .......... Autographs .... . ........ 3 DEDICATION Dedicated to Miss Ethel Wooden 4 VOCATIONAL EDUCATIONAFOR GIRLS . The advance of girls and women into the world of work has brought about the demand for vocational courses for girls to prepare them to enter this comparatively new worldGToday, according to the l93O census, one woman in four in Toledo is gainfully employed outside the homes Varying degrees of skill are required to enter the occupations open to womeno Our social and economic structure has made it more and more impractical or unprofitable for the employer to provide op- portunity to acquire skill needed to enter industrye More and more schools, both public and private have been assuming this responsibility. Vocational education for girls wishing to enter the prom fessions has become a regular pert of' our educational system., The Vocational High School for Girls aims to prepare girls for wage earning occupations on the high school level.The courses are of the Trade Preparatory type. But students must remember that learning is never donee New methods are invented, new skills must be acquired by the worker who has already entered industry. She cannot expect to complete school on a given date fully prepared with all skills necessary to keep pace in the world of occupations. Some course, then in Vocational schools are trade extension courses. To these come the worker who has had or is having experience in some given occupation. No vocational school can say to its students, NToday ycu.are a graduate. You have completed the course.W Rather it should say, 'We have prepar- ed you as best we-dan, according to your ability, to ,enter an occupation.W Girls should enter that occupation humbly, prepared to learn at work or to return to school for further skills needed. Vocational education for girls cannot be built with ta static plank New courses must be added as new needs arise, old courses be discontinued when they no longer serve a pure pose. The class of 1939 is opening the door into the newer educational opportunities for girls and women in ToledoQThey leave the Vocational High School for Girls as its first reps resentatives. Upon them falls the responsibility of the school'S initial contact with industryg Vocational education for girls must build up a program of selection, preparation, placement, follow-up so that each succeeding year will find lts graduates more able to meet competition and find work. 5 FACULTY Principal...... Coordinator... Clothing ....... Commercial Art. Food ........... Office Practice Retail Selling. Applied Science English ....... Social Science. Nurse.......... vuonsooouonaooosvscoooo ucuuosoouosoonoooe Shop Teachers un..--ooonaeuouvnf on.- ...- aa.. :ooo Related Teachers 6 Mi ss Miss Mr s . Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Mrs. Miss Miss Miss Miss Mrs. Miss Miss Miss Ethel Wooden Dorothea Bishop Von Hoff Riter Leister Hartnett Buck Thompson MacRobert Armstrong Diley Gailey Barth Ward Moorhead WE LIKE T0 REMEMBER MISS ETHEL WUODEN - Our school principal has won our hearts- Always has a smile for everyones Her hobbies, neew dle work, reading, driving and getting away from trouble, She is enthusiastic about ' the new school. MISS G ADYS ARMSTRONG - A friend of everyone- Hobbies are all kinds of sports, crocheting and cooking. - MISS MARIAN BARTHH-Q Her advice to the school paper has helped make it a successw Likes sports, especially swimmingm Favorite pastimes, reading and knitting. MISS DOROTHEA BISHGP -- A real friend to all the girlse Her chief interest outside of school is gardeningw Likes to swimg goes to the north woods in vacations M S. RUBY BUCK - Very cheerful- Enjoys e good book w Mrs. Buck prefers life in the Westr MISS BESSIE DILEY md Has many varied interests, among them music? flowers, sewing, cooking end readings Likes a number of sports' Would like to travels MRS. KATE GAILEY -U Friendly and willing to give advice Enjoys traveling, music, art, and literatures Very domesticw Likes teaching girls. I M350 RUTH HARTNETT ew Very agreeable and liked by ell Q Is interested in lendsoapingr MRS. EMILY LEISTER me Pleasant and helpful to .ell the girls- Fancy and special cooking are her hobbiess MISS ALICE MACROBERT Q- Her pleasant personality has won the friendship of many studentsw She likes to travel, reeds a good deal, and enjoys collecting tea cups. MISS RUTH MOORHEAD -W Everyone agrees our present nurse brings cheerfulness wherever she goesm.She likes to swim, read and denceg also enjoys dogss MRS? HENRIETTA RITE? --+ Has a smile for eve-yergem Is an old friend of ours since Mr. Riter taught in the Old Vocam tional Schools Her hobbies are landscape gardening and art work. MISS GARNET THOMPSON -- Our very efficient salesmenship teacher has two hobbies, placing Retailing Seniors and buys ing new clothes. M S. ELIZABETH VON HOFF N- A very willing worker in every way- Her hobbies are sewing end fancy work- Enjoys teaching in the Vocational School and hopes the new school for girls will become one of the best. MISS MARX ANN WARD M- A very pleasing persons Liked by her studentse Her favorite activities, tennis and ice skating 7 WE LIKE TO REMEMBER MISS EVA STERN me Our chief office clerk from Septem- ber until April mn who learned the ways of school girls from us, while our office girls learned from her the ways of the business world. M S. KING - Who was kept busy on our student records while she was thinking, perhaps, of her own son, who is graduating from Macomber this June, and her daughter, who graduated from Scott last year. M S. LONG - Our librarian, who has done both library and office work and enjoys her work here because of the contact with young people. M S. NORTH - Our other librarian, who reads mystery stories, plays gold, sings and cooks when she is not en- gaged in keeping the library in order. M S. QAXGERS -- Our nurse.for the first semester, who made many riends among the girls and was as sorry as we were when it was necessary for her to terminate her stay with us. We enjoyed borrowing her children for the Christ- mas party and shall long remember her many kindnesses to each one of us. . M S. LAURA DE BOLT -- Who came to head our office for the last quarter of the year, bringing with her an effici- ent manner and wide experience which make her a valuable asset to the school. We hope she will go with us when we move to our new building. MRS. JOSEPHINE PIOTROWSKI, MRS. ELIZABETH KELLER, and MISS CRYSTAL EDING, who have helped us keep our building in order. A To these, and all others who have joined in helping us through a strenuous year, we express our sincere appreciation. 8 W 4 I Au! l 1 I tx wx 2 , ' V THE GLGTHING SHOP The Clothing Shop was opened in September 19389 Eliz- abeth Von Hoff is the shop teacher. There are twenty-six girls who have been accepted as students in this course. The first of the year, before the equipment arrived, all the girls were taught how to handle knitting and Crocheting needles and how to do fancy stitches of embroidery work. The class is now divided into departments under the titles: Wom- en's Wear, Childrenfs Wear, Undies and Men's Furnishings. The girls are not allowed to make their own clothing during school time but instead they take orders from their friends and teachers. The uniforms of the Food Shop girls, the nurse's uniforms, the linens and bedding for the first aid room and also the curtains for the lavatory were all made by the girls of this shop. Pattern drafting is a required subject. In this class, students design and draft patterns used for slips, dresses, and uniforms. After completing the product, it is put on display for a short time in the hall or in Miss Wooden's of- fice. A style show is planned for May to display to parents and students what has been accomplished by the girls in this shop. , , Trips have been' made to King Manufacturing Company, Standard Garment Company, Advance Glove Company and Redfern Coat Company. Knowledge of different machines to be used in the future are gained from these visitsc Doris Heckert is the representative of the class in the Student Council and Betty Huss the Girlsft Association repre- sentativeq Ulu the future,H Mrs. Von Hoff states, Wwe hope to make coats and suits for men, women and children. All the sewing work for the new Vocational High School for Girls will be taken care of by the girls of the Clothing Shop. We have already drafted patterns for the uniforms to be used in the cafeteria, beauty parlors, and the infirmarycu THE COMMERCIAL ART SHOP Mrs. Henrietta Riter leads the Art girls in their deter- mination to acquire skill and knowledge of commercial art. Work for Commercial Artists includes GRAPHIC ARTS, which is the study of lettering, page lay-outs, design, perspec- tive, freehand sketching and fashion illustration used in the make-up of newspapers, magazines, books, and display cards greeting cards, package goods, and advertising literature, and INTERIOR DECORATIGN, which aims to instruct the students in appreciation of the fundamental principles of art as ap- plied to the furnishings, arrangements and color selections for different types of homes of varying incomes. Trips are frequently made to the Toledo Museum of Art, Some of the exhibits the girls have seen include Swedish Prints, Decorative Craft Work and the Great Lakes Painters' Exhibit. They also saw Mr. Abramofsky, Buffalo artist, exe- cute an oil painting, , The girls have visited the home of Mrs. H. 0. Cameron where they saw the application of design to glass and wall surfaces Cmuralsl . A course of lectures at the Art Museum is on the list of afterwschool activities for all girls of the school who are interested in attaining an art background. The aim of these lectures is to acquaint these girls with art and civilization of other countries. ff, f T 5' 'Q -' -T s a- io THE FOQD SHOP ' The Food Shop, supervised by Mrs. Emily Leister, opened the first of the year with an enrollment of twenty-one girls The subjects taught in relation to this shop are: Eng- lish, Science, consisting of fundamentals of chemistry, biol- ogy, physics and mathematics and Art. ,The girls have different jobs which are to be done on different days, Two days a week their laboratory work con- sists of experiments with different foods. The rest of the week is used for special food lessons including making of cakes and fancy desserts, cream puffs, baked apples, and sandwiches which are sold to the students and faculty of the school. The Food Shop has taken several trips to different were houses and kitchens of important restaurants of Toledo. They hage visited the Driggs Dairy Company, Atlantic and Pacific Warehouse, Smith's Cafeteria, Commodore Perry Hotel kitchen, Bond Bread Bakery, Tiedtkes, Lamsons and Baselles. . Some of the opportunities for girls after graduation are: assistants in production work in kitchens, preparing salads, desserts, pastries, vegetables, meats and short orders, retail selling of foodsg food demonstrations, hosts esses and waitresses, catering and counter work., ' Girls who have taken part in the outstanding activities in their groups ere: Genevieve Lewandowski, the Shop presi- dent, Dorothy Randall, Vice-Presidentlof the shop and re- porter of the Gi-Vo-Hi Gazette, and Betty Mae McDonald, Reps resentative of the Student Council. yi' 7, 5 'xx S ' 2 ff V 'K P H ll OFFICE PRACTICE SHOP The Office Practice Shop is one of the oldest shops in the Vocational program for girls, having been established in 1934, at the Old Vocational High School. Approximately 100 girls are enrolled as Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors. There are three instructors: M s. Hartnett, Mrs. Buck, and Miss Machobert. In the Sophomore year, the girls study Typing, Filing, Office Procedure, and Bookkeeping, the Juniors, Secretarial Training, Advanced Bookkeeping, Shorthand, Typing and Pro- duction? work. The first part of the Senior year is devoted to training in practical Office Procedure in preparation for full or part-time employment obtained with the assist- ance of the coordinator. Every girl in the Senior class has had some part-time employment th in school offices and in industry, Many girls are regularly employed every afternoon and it is ex, pected that when school closes they will be permanently em- ployed. A Production work by students includes the cutting of stencils, operation of the mimeographg typing of grade cards, records, forms, letters, requisitions, etc. The Office Practice groups are represented on the Student Council by the following students: Evelyn Bruin, Sophomore Helen Pociesza, Junior Jacqueline Steinquest, Sophomore Florence Kory, Junior Jane Borkowski, Junior Olga Bordeaux, Senior Phyllis Nowak, Junior Virginia McNeil, Senior The classes are eective in all student activities in the school showing a spirit of leadership and interest that is outstanding. 12 RETAIL SELLENG SHG? The Retail Selling Course instructed by Miss Garnet Thompson, has an enrollment of fortyetwo sophomores? twentyh five juniors and twentymthree-seniors making the total mines ty girls? Students in 'this shop are trained specifically for selling in storese Some of the Senior girls have already e partetime position? Some characteristics required of selling girls area good healths a pleasing appearance, alertnessg test, sud the ability to get along with others: Related subjects included in this course ere: Typing English, Advertising? Applied Art, Social Problems,-MsteriQ als and Methods of Construction, Commercial Geographye Outside activities for this group include trips to the different department stores as to The Fair, Tiedtkes9, Lame sons, Sears Q Roebuckes, Lasalleis and some of the Five and Ten's. One of the proiects of the Retail Selling Shop was the opening of the Stationerfs Desk operated by the selling girls. t A group of Retailing girls are taking each day a class in related Foods from Mrs. Leister. We think this combinaa tion of Foods and Retailing will prove successful. Outstanding girls from thislshop are as follows: Eleanor Weizer.oe,.,,...0President of the Girls' Association Dorothy Smith.,...e..0..School reporter for the Toledo Times Sophie Sliwinski .... Qrevice-President of the Student Council These three represented their group in the Toledo Blade Merit Parade for the year l939e40 Eleanore Kaminskiole0o0..oReporter for the GieVo0Hi Gazette Lois Munch.Q...Q,Student Council representative of her class 13 +- The Vocational Survey of Occupational Opportunities for Earls and Women in Toledo, recently completed by Mr. E. 0. Bartlow under the joint sponsorship of the Toledo Board of Education and the State Board for Vocational Education, rec- ommends provision for preparation for work in the'fields of cosmetology, domestic and institutional service, laundry and dry cleaning service, and some preparation for work in those semi-skilled factory operations open to girls andiwomen in Toledo. The new building is planned to house all such prep- eration. In 1939-40 courses in office machine practice, beauty culture, household management, laundry and dry cleaning ser- vice will be addedg food service will be enlarged to include both tea room and cafeteria service. Power machines to do a variety of jobs will be available. The Commercial Art Shop will have sufficient equipment. With the na w office equipment available it will bexpossible to prepare girls to operate a variety of office machines as well as to enter secretarial practice. The standards for the course in Beauty Culture will be set by the laws of the state of Ohio. Ade- quate preparation according to these laws will be available. The course in household management will provide preparation for work in homes and institutions on a semi-professional level. A unit of related laundry work will be available to girls in the clothing, food, household management, and pos- sibly in the retail fields. Girls desiring to specialize in laundry service will be given an opportunity to do so. The new shops'will have equipment not only for prepar- ation in the skills of the trade, but also for food and textile testing laboratories. Hygiene and health education will be provided and courses in related work will be added or strengthened. 14 fwf gxfxsm if SOFHGMORES-FOOD A CLOTHING SHOPS ETHEL MAE BERKEL----------Big things come in little packages JEANETTE DUFFEE--ef-ff --4i-----: trees!--:Q-:fee-Oranges squirt JSANETTM FEHGUSON--- ---- '--s- ----- -----Wake up Jeanette ROSELLA FLAUGHER---f,---- ef---4:---fe-2:----Loves cream puffs MARY JEAN GORMLEY----- --Q- -The Baseball fan of the class DOROTHY HOLTONef:-:fee1--ee+--:-ff:- -f:---- -Swing-your partner IRENE HORVATH------- ------ ----Me-4Our little sweet potato EVA HOWELL----------- HELEN MARY JncoB----- -1- --e--- -----The apple of our eye --we--Meat loaf is her favorite dish ELEANOR KUSZ:-f-f:fe-feee--ed---asQ--1-0-H-we-Always on the go GENEVIEVE LEWANDOWSKI-----ee------sew-M--The class jitterbug BETTE MAE MCDONALD----m------- ---- --4--- Cream of the crop ETTA MIXON--e--------e-- PHYLLIS PAEPKE------- WILLE MAE PEARSON------ -Always cooperating with everyone --As quiet as a peanut in a shell --Q-----A Poet and doesn't know it DOROTHY RANDALL------O-----She cooks as well as she sings BETTY RANGER--e------- ---------A--A------Our cream puff MARIQN RICEees ---- ees:--e ee ee :Shrimps and rice are very nice ELEASE susnsosueeeeffe--effeee1:e-:e-- ---- ------Smart Girl DOLORES VOGELSANG------N-------Sugar is sweet and so is she LILLIAN ANSELM ---e- - ---- ------Where did you get those shoes? DOROTHEA BARTOW--0--------- THERESA BERENDT-:see--fe: --------Expert on power machines -A--Aeeeef-fe:-Better late than never ALICE Bouxowsxlee-ee---ee---me HORTENSE BROWNING---N- A---we----One of the three mnsketeers KATHERINE DERSCH'-H'-'-"'-'H FLORENCE DZIENNY----H-Q aosA FLOYD----Q-----0 ------ :-Ness ---- ees:-flI'm in the dark Am I ever coming back to school? Q-----H----Always at the hemstitcher -------I got swing in my blood KATHRYN FRETZ--- --Me e------ ----- -- ---- ---Dance Fiend DORIS HECKERT:e:-ee-ff:--- eeee -if--ee-ee:-ee::Who's the latest? BETTY HUSS--leeeeeeeee--e e----::f:ffA very quiet little girl IRENE MCLEAD:e::e::fe---eeeeefefe--Where did I get that laugh? GLADYS MOON:effe---ee-fs: --e-- -A-----1:--f-e------eSoft spoken DELPHINE QLWIGK-----e--we --People just don't understand me RUBY PEARSON---:- sees-so EDNA MAY RIPPEY----+ ---e -- Ross RUTKUWSKIef:e1f ef-- 1-ee-Jesse:-ee --e- Is she asleep? --Wrong-way-Corrigan the second MARY ALICE SMITH------- ---d---ewill the gum ever give out? BETTY THUBY------enw-e ---- HELENE WASEPINEZ----M- ----- -- iss-feSomeday I will make a slip -.---------- ---- Q-Going places ------Gentlemen prefer blondes RITA WASIELEWSKI-e:::e-de- ----- eeeeeee-4:--NP. G's have energy JUANITA WINCH---H---we-J-------------Will I ever get through? ANN woons-e.---- .e-e - --e- ----- -- ---- -e-I'm building aircestles 15 - SOPHOMGRES-OFFICE PRACTICE SHOP IN THE LOOKING GLASS MARDELL BAILEY--- ---- ----F--most shapely legs and smell feet JUNE BELLFY----- -------------------w an artist in the making MARY JANE CLARK-----v- ------------ truly an intelligent girl EVELYN DRUIN- -------- -we --F---- ----sings like a nightingale MARGARET GEORGE ---- -v--------- too bad Nelson Eddy is married! EVELYN GLOWCZEWSKI ---------- -e'Strike onei' yelled the Umpire PATRICIA GRAUB-- ----- talks faster than a hurricane can blow BETTY HANEY---e reporter that makes something out of nothing HELEN HARTLEY--her voice, like an elevator, goes up and down emwmunz HoLEm1sKI-- VIVIAN HOYE-- ---- eh-- NORENE LEGLER-- ------ VIVIAN MARTIN-e-M-e-- VERA MAYHEW- -------- ----------------walks the boys to school --- ----- he -------e --she sings UYah Manin JEAN IAF!--me ------ '--- ---------- asks her 9,999,999 questions -------seventy-seven lbs. of petite girl ---------M-------ere all blondes quiet? ---M-W-M------W----eshe's a mountain gel BETTY JANE MEQD-"""-4'-' VIRGINIA mem- ---- - MARY MILANQ---1----W ALBERTA NOFZINGER--H ......--.-...... ---e---U-we-B-'Twinkletoesn are her feet ---M------we ---- -e---plays e squeeze box --------with a laugh that tinkles M ---- -- --fe-- the gal they call NPeechesU SELMA OSTEN-e- ---- -ee-----w M--'ay vent to go beck to Sweden' CATHERINE PACHOLSKI----- -------H- m-she will get your WDoughU RITA Pemzv.---9.-----MM may scorr ---- ----- W - JEANETTE SKAFF--e4--- JACQUELINE STEINQUEST GENEVIFNE THOMAS-'-F' ALICE WILCZYNSKI ----- GEHTRUDE ZIELINSKI'-- ...--...--.., ....-..-,,...- -------D--curls that take the eye--face that captures the heart ---------boys are.to be seen but, not to be thoughts for the heart! ------W-----emradio introduced her veice Queue------quite a leader--end good too ----the class joker, but not in a deck of cards Tall, dark, and handsome! Oh! Boy ----M-Q-0----evocational'S Polish dancer 16 SOPHOMORES-RETAIL SELLING SHOP WWHO'S WHOH IN 10-A EVBLYN BEDFORD ------ content GENEUIEVE BRAUEH-nonchalant DORIS BREWER ---- H--mhashful BETTY BRIGGS--H----curious MARJORIE COOK---mischievoud MILDRED DETRICK- ---- polite ALVERDA GOLTZ---imaginative MARGINE HAMILTON ---Q natural BLANCHE HASERODT---humorous HELENE HOFFMAN---attractive HELEN JAKAB ----- M- ELEANORE KAMINSKI BETTY KERTES ------ ALMA KLAWITTER ---- -uchangeable intellectual ---afriendly ---J----neat EVELYN MILLER-----nonchalant MARCILLE MILLER--- Q.............quj-gt JOSEPHINE RAYNOCK---fun-loving BETTY MOHAN------independeht RUTH RICH ------- ----talkative DELLA WHITE- --M-d-- ------ frank MARJORIE FULLER Q entertaining 'A'i1--X-'X-?!--?!-5!-3!'-X- WWHO'S WHON IN 10-B CLARIBEL COOK ------ M---A: --Mf -'W1-v--QM-An uncertain quantity MARIE FARREN-M-0--d-Q4----A ---w-----M- --Always seen with Rose ROSBOFEYES--W --QM- ---www----1' ---- 0--w-Always seen with Marie MARGARET MARTINAC --H+----4 ---- A---a ------H'--Q M-fd-'Oh, I Seelu BETTY McALARY--- ------- W u--' Q --------w-------- Q-wNIn and out MARY ELLEN MCEARLIN---- ---- ----A+ ---d -----Very, very quiet! LUIS MUNCH------A ---- 'What have you.for lunch today, girls?N MARY NOEL----------nu-----WGee, is that funny! Ha-ha-hain ALBERTA NOFZINGER--M ----- N-Always has something to talk about MARGIE ROWLEY -----q N --af AAN-Q--Always saying the wrong thing THEOLLA STEARNS ---- - ---- w-----MM---- ---- A tomboy disposition ROSE TILIMON ------- -So quiet you wouldn't know she was around NORMA VORHABER--What will her certain boyfriend think of her? LORRAINE WILLIAMS-N---A ---q Ad-A new boyfriend every two weeks BETTY WISEMAN----1---4---With that dumb look on her face but always knowing the answer LUCILLE ZATTAU------4'-Always ready to answer any questions CLARA ZIOLKOWSKI--A-Q--Always borrowing sticks of chewing gum 17 JUNIGR CLASS ORGANIZATION Junior Class Advisor - Miss Alice MacRobert OFFICERS Florence Kory, President Sophie Sliwinski, Vice President Phyllis Nowak, Secretary Jeanette Mead, Treasurer Mary Zak, Sergeant-at-Arms COMMITTEES ' SOCIAL RING Chairm n: Chairman: Virginia Racinowski Mercedes Eiohler Members: Members: Dorthea Bartow Dorothy Holton Helen Pociesza Marion Nessif Jane Stawinski Jean Remusat Mary Christian Eleanore Francis PUBLICITY ' Chairman: Kathleen Ames Members: Viola Kennedy Marie Obarski This eless is both happy and proud to have as its advisor Miss Alice Maeioberte The most important activities this year are the Junioz Prom, Janie? Picnic, and the Farewell Party for the Seniors Class rings also make their first appearances l3 RETAIL SELLING JUNIORS PERSONAL COMMENTS VIRGINIA ANDHYANCZYK--UA pleasing mixture of wit and sense.n ELEANOR BARILLGUX ----- qH1t's nice to be natural, when you're naturally nice.W ELEANOR BENNER- --Q- nMiniature and colorful as a Dresden doll is she.U BETTY CARPENTER-nwriting poetry is her delight and passion.W BEATRICE DAVIS-euAlthough she is small, blonde, and slim, She is not lacking in pep and vim.' FRANCIS FISCHER--WAll the girls with envy stare, at Frances' blonde hair.W ALICE JANKOWSKI--MwWPretty,'neat, and very sweet, here's one girl that can't be beat.n VIOLA KENNEDY--e-4-me-Uwilling to work, she'll never shirk.H IMOGENE MARTIN-0NeWShe enters into work or play, in the same good-natured, jolly way.n MARY MATESZ-M-4-'Much wisdom often goes with fewest words.W HENRIETTA MIETKIEWICZ ---- 'A ray of sunshine in this world of , gloomun SOPHIE OCHESKE-wud-dv-NVSTY serious, infinitely mysterious.N GERTRUDE PALUSZAK-we---WDancing is her greatest passion, she does it in a smart fashion.n VIRGINIA PERZYNSKI e--- 'Be silent and safeg silence never be- trays you.n VIRGINIA RACINOWSKI-WShe is always striving to meet her goal to put her name on the honor roll.W NATALIE RAFALSKI- ----e nwhen it comes to dancing she can't be beatg you can bet that Natalie is light on her feet.n SOPHIE SLIWINSKI---WShe is clever, she is smart, never fails to do her part.n ' AGNES TINCHER---UA dainty little maid is she, so prim, so dear, so nice.N MILDHED WALTEBS---'Milly and her skates will never part.n MYRTLE YOUNG------'A good-looking girl always has a chanceg she's sure to be popular at every dance.H MARY ZAK ------ M-------nMusic is the language of her soul.U JEANETTE MEAD--'Music, an outlet to one's emotions, inspires many high and noble notions.' 19 OFFICEAPRACTICE JUNIORS FAMILIAR HABITS FLORENCE BOGUCKI--Mlistening most attentively while fondling her Wpetn curl JANE BORKOWSKI--keeping our spirits up by bursting into song all the time LUELLA ELAINE--------getting a manicure in history every day MARY CHRISTIAN- --qA- ---always asking to have things repeated MERCEDES EICHLER---talking constantly of her favorite topic- fi ll DORIS FLOERING------claiming she is hungry after devouring a man-sized meal STELLA GOENIAK---covering her mouth when she has made a mis- take MILDRED HARDY---W-being on hand with her needle and thredd MADELINE JOSEPH-----starting her sentences with, Wwhat I was going to say is----------N MARIE KAFCA-------------w----I------repeatedly late for class RUTH KARL ---Q -----------------H-----chewing her Wcud' of gum IRENE KERTES------------------M-blushing after having recited FLORENCE KORY---constantly hurrying around doing things with TERESA KOVACS-'weve JEANETTE KRANTZ-- EVA MAE LARYw--M- ..,... -...J a smile for someone else Q---mforever finding a new run in her hose ---QM----------M--reading the latest novel endlessly worrying about her Utunnelu curl falling down AUDREY McCLEARY------- ----- -having her daily lessons prepared MARION NESSIF--------preying every Wednesday that she will be PHYLLIS NGWAK-Q-M ...-.... Trianon-bound -------------------telling 11-- the latest joke MARIAH MAIENFISCH ---- M-A-grinding war paint into ber face and fumbling for her mirror MARJORIE McKENNA--------1------------always willing to debate LORETTA MILLER-me ---smacki her Gum talkin as fast as her D S tongue will allow--trying to beat every- one else KATHLEEN MORGAN------------------ -------- trying to be useful MARIE MORGAN--w-------A----helping the teachers all the time CHARLOTTE NOWACKI -------------declaring how cute everything is 20 OFFICE PRACTICE JUNIORS FAMILIAR HABITS MARIE OBARSKI--worrying about excess weight and trying not to get hungry LORRAINE PEASE- ------------------w----- ------- ever humorous HELEN POCIESZA--- m--- --perpetually trying to be Greta Garbo MARY JANE RAMSEY-ugiving detailed accounts of what happened the night before ALICE RATHKA -----v---- blushing over the least little things JEAN RECUSAT ---e-- he-uwondering why her books donit balance PATRICIA ROACH- ----- N- --w------ --- -v---- -yelling 'Oh Yeahin ALCENA ROTHe-em' -e----Q n'w--- ------- stalking about the boys JANE STAWINSKI'-'-'u'U- -m---- ---w ------- -w-asking questions PAULINE SULLIVAN----- eeNn-w-w wfwishing she'd grow a little JANE THOMPSONQ-N -------e--f- w-mf--- we-acting like a tom-boy MARY LOUISE THOMPSQNQ-listening to everything that goes on STELLA WASYLYKQW-einvariebly saying the right things at the 'wrong time MARGARET WEILANT nw--- continually wishing for some new green A clothes IRENE WILCZYNSKI-surveying herself in the mirror and wonder- ing why she canlt look like her favorite A movie actresso VIRGINIA ZOLL ----- --U --------------e singing the latest song COMMERCIAL ART JUNIORS KATHLEEN AMES --ne -MUTQ talk without effort is after all, the .E greatest charm of talking.' ELEANOR FRANCIS-'Gln every deed of mischief she has a heart to solve, a head to contrive, and a hand to execute.' BETTY HOWABD- -e------ Wlt is tranquil people who accomplish ' things.W HELEN KELLER-N-'Nothing is worth doing at all unless it is worth doing well.' ALICE SIKORSKI ----- '--ULaugh and the world laughs with you.' 21 Office Practice Seniors Back Row: Arnetta Johnson, Rita Dudley, Virginia Adamski, Naomi 0'Neil, Virginia McNeil, Esther Brandle, Yorivon Van Vlerah Alice Rominski . Middle Row: Olga Bordeaux, Dorothy Krueger, Ruth Draeger, Velma Orovitz, Maryellen Gray, Genevieve Bailey, Rita Durst. Front Row: Virginia Kornet, Jean Sullivan, Mabel Munch, Kathleen Cameron, Vivien Gallier, Rose Lininger, Eileen Smart. 22 Retail Selling Seniors Back Row: Josephine Raeinowski, Martha Kurek, Mary Mullen, Virginia Lewandcwski. Second Row: Jeanne Francke, Mary Schmous, Alice Kulwicki, Stellar Rrzyniecka, Frances Budzyn, Margaret Samsel, Eleanor Weiner, Margaret Novak. Third Row: .Ioan Jackowiak, Anna Hatesz, Ida Kurucz, Angeline Dude Helen Berger, June O'Reilly, Betty Pierce. v Comercial Art Seniors Front Row: Rosalind Radeff, Theresa Islinger, Betty Le Sage, Betty Sidenstecker, Jean Raymond, Dorothy Rayess. 25 SENIOR CLASS ORGANIZATION Board gg Control Dffice Practice Virginia McNeill Retail Selling June O'Reilly Office Practice Evelyn.Schroeder Art Theresa Islinger Office Practice Esther Brandle Committee Chairmen AnnouncementeCom ittee Chairman: Alice Kulwicki fRetail Selling? Program Committee Chairman: Youvon Van Vlerah f0ffice Practical Publicity Committee Chairman: Virginia Meyers V C0ffice,P acticeJ Social Committee Chairman: Helen Berger fRetail Sellingj Class Pictures and Yearbook Committee Chairman: Jean Raymond CAN? 24 President A Vice President Secretary Treasurer Sergeant-at-Arms Frances Budzyn Josephine Racinowski Dorothy Rayess Dorothy Krueger Jean Sullivan Genevieve Bailey Phyllis Kornacki Virginia Lewandowski Vivian Gallier Dorothy Rayess Kathleen Cameron Rose Lininger Ida Kurucz Rosalind Radeff Angeline Duda Eleanor Weizer BettyoLeSage Olga Bordeaux Rita Durst Rita Dudley Bettie Sidenstecker Margaret Novak Betty Pierce SENIOR CLASS ACTIVITIES what an exciting year! No wonder were late in getting organized. The ma through all the uncertainties of razing planning for the new, we stuck together ate at all. the Seniors of 1939 rvel of it is that the old building and long enough to gradu- However, with the move to our temporary headquarters at Webster School, we finally did get our committees formed and set about to crowd into one brief semester the activities of a year. G 'First came rings and pins for those who had not ordered them as Juniors. The Yearbook committee made fast and furious attack on the problem of a yearbook without benefit of the boys. The first social activity took place on Friday, March l7, Saint Patrick's night, at Macomher High School. K The affair was appropriately called, nThe Shamrock Shag,W ' On Thursday, April 27, our senior girls and senior boys of Macomber enjoyed themselves at a banquet served in the Macomber Cafeteria, An impromptu dance was held afterward. Then on Friday, May 19, the jitterbugs attending the prom held at the Trilby Log Cabin danced to the lilting music of Lou Waterman. Once again our fair senior maidens and the gallant young men of the Macomber senior class got together on a major activity. But don't think that these diversions were enough to satisfy the girls who were to leave the old Alma Mater very soon. They were determined to have at least one more good time before commencement, so they joined all the other senior classes in the city, and went for a boat ride. This took place on Thursday, June 1. A great day for all, with no sea- sickness. A Finally the night of nights, Commencement. 25 SENIOR PERSONALITIES Here follows e list of the graduating class of 1939, together with the character traits in whioh we see the be- ginnings of interesting personalities. VIRGINIA ADAMSKI-M-we-meA--Always a joke but never a smile GENEVIEVE BAILEY---news-4-H-Demure'until you know her --- a girl who is going places HELEN BERGER-use-N-vase? ---weQ-mQ--Q- Vim, Vigor and Vitality OLGA BORDEAUXQ-e-geese--eHesse-n+vAn independent little Miss ESTHER BRANDLEQ-we -f-M-- -Qffeefmd-as-new---The Life of the Party FRANCES BUDZYN-- KATHLEEN CAMERON 0-me-Q-we---en--Bashful in her own sweet way ---Q-M-'mme-Eyes of brown and never a frown RUTH DRAEGER---MeMe-en---e'-------A Merry Twinkle in her Eye BETTY DRUIN--ee- -e-ew--WMY face is MY fortune, Sirv she said ANGELINE DUDA-'see--ewef-N--eeeeMe- e--- Her Smile entices one RITA DUDLEYffe-- RITA DURST'dMd-4 JEANNE FRANKE-Q VIVIAN GALLIER-- -..s......q-. M... -ewmee--dm-eeee-ew-A friendly little redhead an-new-----M-Q-neges-fSongbird of Vocational ee-A-seen-use--M-Q-eVoices her opinions rrwrwQUiBt, dependable, but lots of fun ALICE GOMOLSKIQM-'mmer'-Mer-rwdfwe--me'-+wu'wS0HeWhat Silent MARYELLEN GRAYM-W-Q IRENE HUESMAN--Q JOAN JACKOWIAK-'dren' -,Q ...am .-Q-. -ews--I'll do it, but I'll take my time -M--se---Q-A---me---Never a dull moment fees--Q-we--Talking is her joy in life ARNETTA JOHNSON--ee--A-M--Possessor of that infectuous laugh PHYLLIS KORNACKI e--eeAlways ready, willing and able-another gal going places VIRGINIA KORNET---eM---e--d- ---e-e- Sweet little chatter-box DOROTHY KRUEGER-as-M----A combination of attractiveness and ALICE KULWICKIQ- intelligence --------fee--sees-J-Her thoughts are her own MARTHA KUREK-----we-e-e-e--we-Sweetness--crowned with curls IDA KURUCZ-N-we-Q New-e-ee----W--Quiet, but an ardent worker VIRGINIA LEWANDOWSKI---eww-4--as-------M--Always agreeable ROSE LININGER-M-0---Q----Oh! Those eyes! An ardent worker ANNA MATESZ-0- ----- ----'e f- ----e -Silent--till you know her IVA Mommy---we-we--A--as-------K-----4-sfa-A--Lixeabie Iva 26 SENIOR PERSONALITIES Winston says, WA Personality is an individual with some noteworthy quality or qualitiessn e s We note thes a worthy. Do you agree? MARX MULLEN-- ---' s-VMU- An ever helpful and willing worker EULA MAZZIOTTI- ---- --f--'A Million Dollar Baby, but not in a Five and Ten Cent Store VIRGINIA McNEILL----- ----- True-Blue and Personality plus VIRGINIA MEYERS---- MABLE MUNCH- ----- w- MARGARET NOVAK --f--w NAOMI O'NEIL --w- NHM- VELMA OROVITZ---v--- JUNE O'REILLY------- DOROTHY PAWELCZAK--- W---A friendly and energetic individual -------------A conservative little Miss -M ------ --------- ------ fLoquacious Lass ---N-U---we-V--U-Quiet and Industrious ---Q----------She has music in her feet -----------------------Happy-go-lucky ---------------1------Always immaculate BETTY PIERCE-muuw--f- -----" ww------'M----Always at ease JOSEPHINE RAGINOWSKI MARGARET1SAMSEL0w--- EVELYN SCHROEDERAGNN STELLA SKRZYNIECKA-- EILEEN smAnm-- ---- DOROTHY SMITH-'Wu-W' ------Owner of that spontaneous laugh --u-- --------- M -------- A friend to all -Q--sewn-v----Tall, dark, and handsome ------u ------ N -v---w-- w ---- Fun-loving ----f-A pert and diminutive little lass ----w- ---- ---W------0-s---Mischievous MARY'SCHMOUSW--an-W'M-vwwmMfShe hurries not and worries not THERESA ISLlNGERlsavM-wb-- -v---v---M--- --Sweet and dainty DOROTHY RAYESSW--ss-M-wememssww-owwfvsu--MSilence is golden BETTY L6SAGEH'Q'vmv' e'we--ffswmw-Mesa?'smwvGirlishly sweet JEAN RAYMONDfmmffss-s- ---- sfuwmwehmhn attractive little artist RGSALIND RADEFF2Mwwff-msmwwwnwm--wmuswmu-M-QA Lenguid Blond BETTIE SIDENSTFCKER'WH v:-e ummm- wnMfwewA e--e Vivacious little Lass ELEANOR WEIZERQW,smssMffQWmsf2sNwThe Perfect Business Women JEAN sutnzvlscslfffq ALICE Romimsxluwef-W WfMgHGOOd things come in small packages -wwmuworks in school and outvndoes both wells YOUVON VAN VLERAHWW-nWwwwFTiEDdly toward everyonemvmPersQnn ality Plusg 27 CLASS HISTORY FRESHMEN -- September A, 1935, a cold rainy day, a large group of youngsters stand scared and bewildered by it all -- But very soon a look of really belonging to the school appears on all faces --- Moving pictures -- one well remembered, UThe Cat's Paw.W --- Dancing classes, taught by Miss M. Pozy bring stu- dents together, and fun begins for all --- A play, WA Friend in Need is a Friend Indeedn given for the purpose of raising money for the Community Chest -- Three clubs open to girls- - The Valeda Club - The Achievement Club - The Brush and Pallette Club. SOPHOMORE -- The Girls' Association formed October l, 1936 -- Our first prized possession, a moving picture machine, purchased with hard earned money --- Sirens and fire engines racing down to Vocational for the fourth time in one semester -- A trophy for true sportsmanship in all activities -- A school dance, nThe Farmerette's Frclic,H sponsored by the Valeda Club. JUNIOR -- Assembly after assembly --- Bud M ers brought to us by the News Bee --- Rev. E. Ramsey speaks about Thanksgiving Margaret Abbot of-Sears talks on the Employer's Viewpoint -- - Real plans for the new school --- First flash of boys and girls separation - some tears --- Gold Vocational Pencils - -- Bright new class rings give the Juniors that look, of im- portance -- The sportsmanship trophy in our hands for ano- ther year. - SENIOR - u X We feel like a group of pioneers, the first Senior Class to graduate' from Vocational High School for Girls. A little lonely at first - but so pleasant now--- Miss Ethel Wooden heads our procession moving from the old Madison Street building to our temporary headquarters at Webster School--- The Shamrock Shag - our first senior activity --- The Banquet at Macomber - a joint activity with our old, old friends - the boys from Macomber --- And now so soon, the Prom --- Commencement! -- Words of Farewell - with great hopes and ambitions we face the future -- The class of 1939 steps out into the world. , 28 CLASS PROPHECY THE TIME: 1959 THE PLACE: The United States THE CHARACTERS: The l939 Graduating Class of Vocational High School for Girls Ten years ago ended one of the bitterest wars in his- tory, but the majority of the class of '39 is still living to tell the story and with my newly acquired million dollars I am going to visit my old pals all the way from Maine to California.- A My first visit will be in Hollywood where Rite Durst is with three divorces to her credit. Angeline Duda, an exfair stewardess who married the pilot resides in California. From there I continued to Oregon where our talkative little Vir- ginia Kornet is happily married CI wonder if she talked him into the ropes.2 In South Dakota I found Josephine Recinow- ski having taken up the job of being a farmerfs wife. In Chicago our little Social Problem of 1939, Kathleen Cameron, is teaching Social Problems and writing books about the sub- ject. The greatest surprise of all came in Detroit where our class president, Virginia McNeil is married to that beau of 1939 with whom she broke her engagement. In my hometown, Toledo, many of the girls are still residing. June 0'Reilly and Betty Pierce have organised a popular dancing school. Esther Brandle, a wer widow is looking for someone as tall as her first.c Genevieve Bailey has been one of the town's leading socielites for years, while Eleanor Weiser manages her own interior decorating shop. Jean Raymond manages her own dress shop on Madison Avenue. Evelyn Schroeder is mar- ried to her boss of 1939. Recently Virginia Meyers was elected a member of Congress and is doing things for Toledo. when I walked into Lasalle's I noticed that Dorothy Smith was still at the orange juice counter. My trip then took me to Buffalo where Betty Druin is married to a meek, little Soul who loves to listen to his wife talk. Jeanne Franke, an ex-model who married the artist, is living in New York City. Rosalind Radeff, is also there, h ving recently ac- quired fame with a book even more famous than 'Gone With The Wind' of 1939. Arnetta Johnson and Rita Dudley have a mime- ograym in downtown New York. At a well known library shop in Boston was Naomi 0'Neil as s librarian. Sudden awakening! No Million! No more visits! But I know the rest' of the class are living up to their Dreams. 29 smxon Au'roaP.APHs ' 30 V' M 3,5 , 'W 4 W 4- 7- ' 1 4 S L 5 3 f lx? 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 F 4 THE OLD VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL f 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 e4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 'Iii -ll' 'I--R' Q i4:i4444444i"444444ii+44444444g:4: 4 444 44 44 444 4 444 44 44 444 -4 444 44 4- 44 444 4 444 44 44 444 4 444 44 44 444 4 4 4 4 4 4,4 4 4 4 4 4 4-4 4 4 4 4 4 The Toledo Vocational High School as we once knew it is no moreg instead, Macomber Vocational High School for Boys was opened last fall, and the steam shovels are even now busily engaged in pre aring the way for the new Girls' school which our classmates'hope to enter next year. The history of the old school was a varied one. Beginning in 1853 as old Central High School, increased by the Scott Manual Training School in l885, the two became known in 1919 a Woodward Technical High School. Nine yeags later in 1928, the Board of Education designated the building as the Vocational High School, to provide training in skilled occupations to the boys and girls in Toledo. The oldest of our present shops is the Commercial Art Shop, begun in 1926, open to both boys and girls. Retail Sel- ling became a separate shop in 1928, when students, mostly girls, were registered for the Retailing Courseg' Five years later the Office Practice shop opened its doors,and has always had to turn away as many applicants as it accepted. In Septem- ber,l938, our two new infant shops appeared to carry on a pre- carious existence until equipment and supplies could be foundq Exciting and momentous memories we carry away of those last few weeks before Christmas,when we packed our possessions in boxes and drawers to move out from the old building. We may watch with regret as we see the old walls come tumbling down, but we thrill with pride that ours is the first class to graduate from the New Vocational High School for Girls. 31 S September Gotober November December SCHOCL CALEHDEB School beginsf 'Gee, itfs lonesome without the boysc Student Council and Girls? Association ore ganizede Musical program with MTG Earnest Nickels concert whistlerg who displayed his talent in WSnow White and the Seven Dwerfsou Health Assembly with Miss Roth Moorhead as speekerc Dorothy Smith Appointed publicity egent for the school. S Gffiee Practice' Seniors entertain at an assembly with a play entitled Wbueky Girlew Mrsi A. Lo Burdick, Federal Agent of Induse trial Education from Washington, D5 C., speaker at an essemblys Harvest Hop sponsored by the Buokeretteso They trip the light fantastic, anyway they trip. , Mock election sponsored by the Office Prac- tice Seniors. Health talk by Dr. Warren Hall, illustrated with e movie on milk and meats. Sponsored by the Retail Selling sophomores. ' Red Cross Drive. Junior Red Cross formed. Valeda Club have a skating party with plen- ty of liniment afterwards. Open house by the Clothing and Foods Shops. Our Wbabyn shops are doing well. Style Show with our own Clothing girls as the models. . Friendship Club organized,Miss Ward chosen as the advisor. Food Shop girls entertain with a Christmas assemblyo Last days in the old schools Christmas Vacation 1 1 1 Z 32 January February March April May June 3 7 ll 14 6 13 14 15 17 14 17 22 29 31 13 27 2 12 19 2 8 9 SCHOOL CALENDAR Classes begin at Webster School. Parent Teachers' Association organized. Stu? dent Council and Girls' Association combine for better government. Girls' Association Skating Party. Radio Program, by Office Practice Juniors. ,Art Lecture by Mrs. Dickenson, sponsored by the Commercial Art Shop. Card Party sponsored by the Buckerettes, to get money to go to Dearborn, Michigan. Gymnasium class organized. Patriotic program, Mr. Bucken ire as speaker. Glee Club organized. Temperence Lecture by Mrs. Ensign from the W. C. T. U. Shamrock Shag Dance, the first senior activ- ity of the year. Mrs. Garvin, spoke on WCurrent Events.W Mrs. Rustad from the Vocational Guidance Service, speaking on 'How to Apply for a Job Spring Vacation I !'! i Buckerettes take trip to Greenfield Village, Dearborn, Michigan. , Senior Banquet at Macomber for both boys and girls. May Day Tea by the Juniors to entertain the Seniors, held in Webster auditorium. Juniors have a hilarious time at their Jun- ior Prom at the Maumee Yacht Club. Senior Prom at the Trilby Log Cabin. Gee!! Boat Ride for all the Seniors in the city, while the Juniors have a picnic. Commencement Exercise held in Macomber audiw torium, with seniors of both schools partici- pating. WIt's only the beginning l 1 ! In 33 NEW SCHOOL . A- -H' -38 -X- kWkW + -11- 4 seewwsseeswsssssss- l . s 4 1 Aiel .e -if il- -31-N -31. if if- az- -1+ Bt- Si- -1- -5- 4 W 4 +A 4 assesses reassess K i ' x x 4 s n 4 x f 4 so 4 4 4 4 W 4 4 , 4 4 s s 4 s 4 4 4 ssrsssssess-'. ' Variety of line will characterize the appearance oft the new Vocational High School for Girls. Listed by the Federal Government as PWA project fOH 2225-F and Vknown to them as the Qiglglqigggg School, the building is already begun as this yearbook goes to press. Across the front of the building and facing Seventeenth Street will he the entrance, tea room, store and beauty par- lor waiting room. The curved front window will be made of panes of leaded glass. On the first floor are the food lab- oratories, in which the food will be prepared for tearoom and cafeteria, the beauty parlors and school nurses' quar- ters, offices for principal and coordinator, and classrooms for retail classes who operate the store. The front of the second floor will be occupied by the Commercial Office Practice Department with stenographic and typing rooms including dictaphone and production department, office equipment, bookkeeping, billing and accounting mach? ines.e Back of the Commercial Department are the rooms for preparation in the Clothing Trades. A beginning and an ad- vanced clothing laboretory with en added room to house va- rious types of power machines are here. On the third floor will be found the science rooms, textile and food testing laboratories, a Com ercial Art Shop and related classrooms. 34 THE NEW SCHOOL In the three story wing to the right of the entrance will be found the cafeteria, laundry and light factory unit, reading room, showers and lockers rooms on the third floor. Teachers will find pleasant lounges. Students will move from class by signals from an electrically operated clock and bell system. Lockers will be set in the walls of the halls, and also be provided in all shops for uniforms of the students, Telephones will connect rooms with the office and each other. A bookroom, store-room for supplies, hells crossing the entire length of each floor, insert cup- boards in all classrooms, and all new equipment as well as facilities for recreational activities should make the build- ing an efficient one in which to work and play.. gas ., , To Miss Veronica Kocinski, Principal of Webster School, our Hostess during our lest semester, we wish to express our sincere appreciation for her generosity in extending to us the use of her building, for her unfailing courtesy in all her contacts with us and for her tolerance towards some of our more enthusiastic spirits. 35 CANDID SHG vmt GY Af 49 V xv? 4 'J 'N t . ' 3 to t ' 411: - ' , ' lin? I, 'L .1 J' LW ' . A ' I " X A V 1 "1 3 .l k 6 In ,-V, 1 1 V l 1' ' V - ' I v ' I ' 17 f' ,A :Y " lj ' N S 4, P I ' , , L 1-in 72717 U , I I '1 THE VALEDA CLUB The Valeda Club is the oldest club in school. This year it is under the advisorship of Miss Gladys Armstrong. The following are the officers for the year: Madeline Joseph, President Phyllis Kornacki, Vice-President Jane Borkowski, Secretary-Treasurer Rita Durst, Reporter Our officers were chosen at the beginning of the year at a meeting held at the Y.W.C.A. Later, at the home of Betty Druin, nine new members were initiated into the club. Miss Anna Schwertzler, our past advisor, entertained the girls at her cottage in Lakewood. Mrs. Lynette Langenderfer, another past advisor, and Mrs. Weizer were also present. This was the first activity of the year. The girls entertained the Hi-Y Club of Macomber with a dance held in their activities room. Miss Ethel Wooden, Principal , played hostess at a :party held in her home honoring the club. A luncheon was served and Chinese Checkers were played and enjoyed by all who were present. i The club plans a farewell party for the Seniors in May. The Valeda Club boasts twenty-two members for the year 1938-1939. They are as follows: Madeline Joseph Phyllis Kornacki Betty Druin Genevieve Bailey Merdell Bailey Evelyn Druin Betty Mae McDonald Phyllis Nowak Marion Hessif Helen Berger Margaret George Angeline Duda Jane Borkowski Rita Durst Ida Kurucz Eleanore Weizer Youvonlvan Vlerah Anna Matesz Henrietta Mietkiewicz Sophie Sliwinski 'Virginia Lewandowski Jacqueline Steinquest ..fCE!5e5:?x f"'x2gZii,f K 1 s -. ' Despite the inconveniences 'and handicaps of the year, the members of the first staff of the Ginvo-Hi, under the able leadership of their editor and advisors, have been able to organize and produce e paper which they hope has been sa- tisfactory to students and teachers. e Since this base been the first year, their chief aim ha been to inform students on activities, both scholastic ind social, of the shop groups and to acquaint the students, by way of interviews, with the principal and teachers. Q The name of the paper, GieVowHi, is e word coined from the phrase nVocational High School for Girlsof It is both suitable and original and was chosen by the GiMVcmHi staff, Due to the efficiency of their -editor, business and circulation managers, they have been able to distribute the paper at a price which enabled all students to subscribe. It is of general opinion that in spite of difficulties which always occur when starting an organization, the Gi-Vo- Hi has progressed rapidly, The students, as well as the staff and advisors, are assured that the GirV0-His will attain still greater success in the future. , f i,um.,. ' V A 38 B GI-VO-HI Advisor - Miss Marian Barth STAFF MEMBERS Editor --------------------------------------- Assistant Editor ----------------------------- Art Editor ----------------------------------- Assistant Art Editor ------------------------- Shop Editor -------------------f-------------- Assistant Shop Editor ---------- - ------------- Business Manager -------------- -M ------------ - Assistant Business Manager ------------------- Circulation Manager -------------------------- Assistant Circulation Manager ---------------- 59 -Rosalind Radeff -Phyllis Nowak -Dorothy Rayess -Alice Sikorski -Alice Kulwicki -Viola Kennedy Eleanor Weizer Teresa Kovacs Bettie Sidenstecker -Marion Nessif STUDENT COUNCIL-GIRLS9 ASSOCIATION On October 1, 1938, the Student Council met for its first meetings Representatives had been elected and the meeting was led by the president, Betty Druino Mrs, Ruth Hartnett was retained as the advisor from the previous year, and Miss Alice MacRobert was unanimously elected as the second advisor, Under the management of the Student Council a 'Lost and Found' department was established for the benefit of the student bodyo Three Thanksgiving baskets were solicited.and presented to needy families. At Christmas, toys were given to small children, and a party was held for all the girls in the auditorium. At the beginning of the second semester in the activities of the Student Council was of the two major groups of the school, the and the Girls' Association. From this time groups functioned as one organization, the a turning point the combination Student Council on the combined V. G. A. acting as a social committee within the Student Council. The Assembly Committee 'arranged for a each month to give a talk to the students on speaker to come some educationu al subject. Mrs. May Garvin was one of the speakers for the spring term. The Glee Club was started and activities for the rest of the school year were planned. A dinner at Macomber Vocational High School on April l2, 1939, for the girls of Vocational High School and a dance at Webster School on March 28 were two of the main social activities. The final social event of the Student Council as a group was a picnic with the Student Council members of the Macomber Vocational High School in May. - The Student Council accomplished a great' deal in the management and government of the Student Bodyo Under trying circumstances order was maintained and a school governed by the students was established. . LO STUDENT COUNCIL - GIRLS ASSOCIATION FACULTY ADVISORS Miss Alice MacRobert ----------- Student Council Mrs. Ruth Hartnett ------------- Student Council Miss Dorothea Bishop --------- Girls Association STUDENT COUNCIL GIRLS ASSOCIATION Betty Druin ------------ Pres. Eleanor Weizer ---------- Pres. Sophie Sliwinski ---- ---V.Pres. Phyllis Kornacki -------- V.Pres. Youvon Van Vlerah ------ Sec'y. Teresa Kovacs ----------- Bus.Mgr. Kathleen Ames --------- -Sergeant Madeline Joseph --------- Contact Mgr 41 5 THE FRIENDSHIP CLUB The Girls' Friendship Club was started in January 1939 with the assistance of Miss Louise Herler of the Y.W.C.A. The foundation for a splendid organization has been firm- ly constructed. The purpose of this club is for internation- el understanding among the youth of this and all other civi- lized countries. ' Every summer a girl is chosen from the Friendship Club of every high school in Toledo to go to a conference at Camp Welbridge. A week is,syent there attending different meet- ings and learning new ideas to take back to the club members the next school year. V W Meetings are held every other Thursday at the Y.W.C.A., and are presided over by the president, Eleanor Kaminski. Miss Mary Ann Ward is the c1ub's advisor. MOTION PICTURE COUNCIL The aim of the Motion Picture Council is to obtain a broader knowledge of the better movies. All the high schools in the city are represented in this council and the meetings are held every second and fourth weeks in the Early American Room of The Lasalle Q Koch Company. The active 'members representing the Girls' Vocational High School are: Margaret George, Betty Wiseman, and Viola Kennedy. I ' THE MUSEUM CLUB The Museum Club, an after-school activity, was formed through the efforts of Mrs. Riter to supplement our regular school work. Every Friday afternoon, from four o'clock till five, Miss Eula Lee Anderson, of the Toledo Museum of Art gives us a lecture on the art and customs of ancient and me- dieval civilizations. The first two lectures were about Egypt and Greece. There are twenty-three members in this growing club. Ruth Raitz is the reporter and Marjorie Fuller is the assist- ant reporter. This club proves WThat it can be done.W we are girls who desire advancement outside of school work. THE GLEE CLUB The Glee Club of the Vocational High School for Girls first came into origin in January l939. The girls joined in large numbers at first because they thought that it would be fun. Later it was realized that the club was not all play, but also hard work. In the end5 only girls who were realky interested stayed. On February 17, 1939, officers were elected and work was begun in earnest. Meetings are held every Friday at 3:00 in the library, where the girls sing with Mrs. Doris Dressel as their competent leader. The meetings are presided over by the president of the club, Stella Wasylyk. Mrs. Kate R. Gailey made e contribution of music books which had been her own during the previous years. 'ifhese books have helped the club a great deal in securing a start in the field of music. Miss Ethel Wooden, our principal, has taken much inter- est in the club and we greatly appreciate all she has done. THE GYM CLASS An added activity in the girls curriculum this year is the gym class which meets every Tuesday after schbol in the school gym from 3:00 to 4:00. The games played are Inedoor Baseball, Hit Pin Baseball Indian Club Snatch and Volley Bal1.' e The l7 girls participating in the club include: Peggy Weilant Theola Stearns Alcena Roth Betty Wiseman . Jane Thompson Helen Jakab Patricia Roth Blanche Haderodt D0rOfh6H Bartow Rita Pedee Jean Lary Dorothy Rabdall Eleanore Kaminski Jeanette Krantz Mary Jane Gormley Jacqueline Steinquest T Margaret George 43

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