Harriet Whitney High School - First Lady Yearbook (Toledo, OH)
- Class of 1939
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Text from Pages 1 - 54 of the 1939 volume:
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1939 YEARBOOK STAFF
General Advisors: Miss WoodenfMiss Bishop
Art Advisor: Miss Riter
Literary Advisor: T Miss Barth
GENERAL CHAIRMAN: '
ACTIVITIES COM ITTEE
Betty Pierce Josephine Racinowski
Eileen Smart Margaret Novak
Bettie Sidensticker Dorothy Rayess
Betty Howard C
June O'Reilly Anna Matesz
SALES AND COLLECTION
Rita Dudley Mable Munch
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Title Page . . . .
l O O O I O'Q
Table of Contents .......
Vocational Education for Girls
Others We Like to Remember .
Clothing Shop. . .-. . . . .
Commercial Art Shop ....
Food Shop. . . . . . . .
Practice Shop . . .
Retailing Shop . . . . . . .
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Sophomores-Food and Clothing .
Sophomores-Office Practice . .
Sophomores-Retailing . . . .
Junior Class Organization. .
C 0 O O U I I U
Class Organization. .
Class Activities. . .
Personalities . .
Class History. . . - .
Class Prophecy . . . . . .
Autographs . . . ......
The Old Vocational School. .
The New Girls' School. . .
Student Activities . .
Candid Shots . . .
Clube 0 e 0 Q o o e o o a
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Student Council-Girls' Association .
Friendship, Motion Picture and Museum
Glee Club and Gym ..........
Autographs .... . ........
Dedicated to Miss Ethel Wooden
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
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
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.
Mr s .
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
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
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
A To these,
and all others who have joined in helping us
through a strenuous year,
we express our sincere appreciation.
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-
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.
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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
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.
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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-
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
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
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
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-
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
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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
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
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
---------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?
--------Expert on power machines
-A--Aeeeef-fe:-Better late than never
A---we----One of the three mnsketeers
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
--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
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
VIVIAN HOYE-- ---- eh--
NORENE LEGLER-- ------
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- ---- -
---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
may scorr ---- ----- W -
ALICE WILCZYNSKI -----
-------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
SOPHOMORES-RETAIL SELLING SHOP
WWHO'S WHOH IN 10-A
EVBLYN BEDFORD ------ content
DORIS BREWER ---- H--mhashful
MILDRED DETRICK- ---- polite
MARGINE HAMILTON ---Q natural
HELEN JAKAB ----- M-
BETTY KERTES ------
ALMA KLAWITTER ----
RUTH RICH ------- ----talkative
DELLA WHITE- --M-d-- ------ frank
MARJORIE FULLER Q entertaining
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
JUNIGR CLASS ORGANIZATION
Junior Class Advisor - Miss Alice MacRobert
Florence Kory, President
Sophie Sliwinski, Vice President
Phyllis Nowak, Secretary
Jeanette Mead, Treasurer
Mary Zak, Sergeant-at-Arms
Chairm n: Chairman:
Virginia Racinowski Mercedes Eiohler
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
RETAIL SELLING JUNIORS
VIRGINIA ANDHYANCZYK--UA pleasing mixture of wit and sense.n
ELEANOR BARILLGUX ----- qH1t's nice to be natural, when you're
ELEANOR BENNER- --Q- nMiniature and colorful as a Dresden doll
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'
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
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-
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.'
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-
DORIS FLOERING------claiming she is hungry after devouring a
STELLA GOENIAK---covering her mouth when she has made a mis-
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
EVA MAE LARYw--M-
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
AUDREY McCLEARY------- ----- -having her daily lessons prepared
MARION NESSIF--------preying every Wednesday that she will be
-------------------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
---smacki her Gum talkin as fast as her
tongue will allow--trying to beat every-
KATHLEEN MORGAN------------------ -------- trying to be useful
MARIE MORGAN--w-------A----helping the teachers all the time
-------------declaring how cute everything
OFFICE PRACTICE JUNIORS
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
MARGARET WEILANT nw--- continually wishing for some new green
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
BETTY HOWABD- -e------ Wlt is tranquil people who accomplish
HELEN KELLER-N-'Nothing is worth doing at all unless it is
worth doing well.'
ALICE SIKORSKI ----- '--ULaugh and the world laughs with you.'
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.
Retail Selling Seniors
Back Row: Josephine Raeinowski, Martha Kurek, Mary Mullen,
Second Row: Jeanne Francke, Mary Schmous, Alice Kulwicki,
Stellar Rrzyniecka, Frances Budzyn, Margaret Samsel, Eleanor Weiner,
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.
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
Chairman: Alice Kulwicki
Chairman: Youvon Van Vlerah
Chairman: Virginia Meyers
V C0ffice,P acticeJ
Chairman: Helen Berger
Class Pictures and
Chairman: Jean Raymond
A Vice President
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
'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-
Finally the night of nights, Commencement.
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
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
-e-ew--WMY face is MY fortune, Sirv she said
ANGELINE DUDA-'see--ewef-N--eeeeMe- e--- Her Smile entices one
-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
-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
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
--------fee--sees-J-Her thoughts are her own
MARTHA KUREK-----we-e-e-e--we-Sweetness--crowned with curls
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
Winston says, WA Personality is an individual with some
noteworthy quality or qualitiessn
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
MABLE MUNCH- ----- w-
MARGARET NOVAK --f--w
NAOMI O'NEIL --w- NHM-
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
BETTY PIERCE-muuw--f- -----" ww------'M----Always at ease
EILEEN smAnm-- ----
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
WfMgHGOOd things come in small packages
-wwmuworks in school and outvndoes both
YOUVON VAN VLERAHWW-nWwwwFTiEDdly toward everyonemvmPersQnn
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
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
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.
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
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.
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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
School beginsf 'Gee, itfs lonesome without
Student Council and Girls? Association ore
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
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
Mock election sponsored by the Office Prac-
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
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
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-
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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.
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..
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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.
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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
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:
Betty Mae McDonald
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' 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.
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Advisor - Miss Marian Barth
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Art Editor -----------------------------------
Assistant Art Editor -------------------------
Shop Editor -------------------f--------------
Assistant Shop Editor ---------- - -------------
Business Manager -------------- -M ------------ -
Assistant Business Manager -------------------
Circulation Manager --------------------------
Assistant Circulation Manager ----------------
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
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
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
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. .
STUDENT COUNCIL - GIRLS ASSOCIATION
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
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
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
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