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Latest Portrait of Our
DR. J. L. JARMAN
Painted by Julia Mahood
ulia Mahood, a graduate of our Col-
lege, comes from a family of artists. Her
mother, grandmother, a brother, and two
sisters have been recognized for their talent
in this field. She has done some of the best
portraits in our College. Among them are
Dr. Thomas D. Eason, Miss Estelle Smithey, and Miss Martha Coulling.
Her latest addition is possibly her masterpiece, namely, the above one of
Dr. J. L. Jarman. She presented it at commencement, June 5, 1944, and it
now hangs over the mantel in the Reception Hall. The Lynchburg Chap-
ter, represented by their president, Helen Costan, presented the beautiful
frame at the same time. The following is Julia's presentation speech:
"Dr. Jarman, when I was in College here, I wished that my Mother
could paint your portrait, and later on I wanted to paint it myself, not a
portrait of the serious college president but the Dr. Jarman that I knew,
with the humor and understanding that endears you to us all. A year ago I
heard you wish that one of your portraits had a twinkle in the eye, and so
I asked you to pose for me. And now, as a token of my deep regard for you
and in appreciation of all my Alma Mater has meant to me, I wish to
present this portrait, which I painted."
Alumnae President's Letter
After a year has passed, it is an appropriate time to take stock in our efforts, and to
look forward with a great desire for the success of our future.
First, I want to praise all of you who have learned that being actively engaged in
work has proven the greatest blessing during the past year. You have attended to your
duties assiduously, tried to be useful, instead of brooding too much over war-time troubles.
You are a better citizen than you have ever been before.
At the request of our beloved Dr. Jarman, we have carried on the work of the Alum-
nae Association in the usual manner, holding semi-annual meetings of the Executive
Board in May and October and celebrating the Sixtieth Birthday of our College on
Founders Day in March. The attendance and enthusiasm at these meetings encouraged
your officers. Everyone seemed refreshed spiritually, enjoying the contact with the stu-
dents, greeting old friends, admiring the beautiful surroundings. The hospitality shown
visiting Alumnae at Farmville by members of the Faculty, Home Department and Stu-
dent body, the interest and support of the Executive Board of which Dr. Jarman is such
an active, interested member, the efficiency of our capable secretary, Mrs. Coyner, in
the performance of her various duties, and the willingness of the Alumnae, at large, to
co-operate have made the past year a very pleasant, happy one for your President.
For the coming year, we want the continued support, that only you can give. We
need you. The plan now, which has been so successful in other places is to ask Alum-
nae to make contributions instead of just paying dues. Because of the fact that only
one-half of the usual sum was contributed last year, we were inclined to believe that you
considered Founders Day the end of the Fiscal Year, and since the Bulletin, which is al-
ways a reminder, was late in being published, you did not consider that you had time to
send your contribution. It is gladly received at the Alumnae Office any time during the
In your chapter work, do not forget that scholarship and special gifts are more im-
portant than ever in the teacher training program of Farmville State Teachers College.
As a helpful, immediate service, please send a revised list of local Alumnae, with changed
names and addresses, together with your community telephone book, to the Alumnae
Office. We want the Bulletin to reach every one of you.
In your community, I am sure that you are helping to promote better education in
Virginia, as real loyal Alumnae should. In our present emergency many hundreds are
serving their country by returning to the teaching profession as a patriotic duty. There
is such a need for trained teachers that I am taking this opportunity to urge many more
of you to serve in this particular field for which you are so admirably fitted.
With the best of wishes for success in your undertakings, and much appreciation of
your inspiration and encouragement to me, I am
Louise Ford Waller, Alumnae President
Bulletin of The State Teachers College
STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE
MEMBER OF AMERICAN ALUMNI COUNCIL
Editor Ruth Harding Coyner
Business Manager Mary Wisely Watkins
Executive Board — Alumnae Association
Dr. J. L. Jarman President of S.T.C.
Louise Ford Waller 3423 Noble Avenue
Mary Berkeley Nelson.. ..Manassas, Virginia
Virginia Brinkley 310 Cedar Street
Mary E. Peck Farmville, Virginia
Carrie Sutherlin Chevy Chase Junior
College, Washington, D. C.
Mary Dornin Stant Lee Heights
Executive Secretary and Treasurer
Ruth Harding Coyner Farmville, Virginia
Custodians of the Files
Carrie B. Taliaferro Farmville, Virginia
Mary Clay Hiner Farmville, Virginia
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Latest Portrait of Our Beloved President
Inside of Cover
Alumnae President's Letter 1
Founder's Day — 1944 and 1945 3
Class Reunions 5
Miss Mary White Cox 8
Our Granddaughter's Club 10
Among Our Alumnae 11
The June Class of 1894 16
Dear Diary 17
Administration and Faculty News 21
Alumnae in War Services 22
When Readers Write 24
Reunion Classes 28
Student Body in 1884-1885 38
Brief Report of Alumnae Secretary 42
Notice Alumnae 42
The Robert Frazer Memorial Fund 43
Founder's Day — Homecoming 43
No Election This Year 44
Vital Statistics for Alumnae Office 44
In Memoriam Inside Back Cover
ENTERED AS SECOND-CLASS MATTER NOVEMBER 12, 1 9 1 4, AT THE POST OFFICE AT F ARMVILLE,VIRGINIA,
UNDER THE ACT OF AUGUST 24, IQI2.
2 Alumnae Magazine
Founder's Day 1944
r I THOSE who were responsible for Founders Day on March 4, 1944, had many fears
-*- about the success of the day, for in addition to war-time restrictions on travel and on
food, Dr. Jarman went down with the flu, and the gray morning developed into a misty
rain. By twelve o'clock, the hour for a Chapel program by students and alumnae, a
change had come in the weather and in our spirits, for the halls were teeming with
Alumnae who had come from far and near to celebrate the decennial anniversary of
their graduation. The Rotunda and reception rooms were filled with animated scenes
of reunion as the old girls arrived. When the hour struck for assembly, the crowd be-
gan to move toward the auditorium. Those who had not met for ten, twenty, thirty,
forty or fifty years suspended their informal activities temporarily to take part in the
Student-Alumnae program scheduled for the hour.
The auditorium was full and never has there been more rapt attention paid by the
student body than was in evidence throughout the exercises that day. The Alumnae
president, Louise Ford Waller, presided in her usual gracious manner. Two highlights
of the occasion were the presentation of the cup as an award for the largest percentage
of class attendance, and the address made by Phyllis Pedigo, one of Farmville's out-
standing graduates, who has been serving with the Red Cross in the South Pacific area
in this war.
The Class of 1894 won the Jarman attendance award. Ten of the thirteen living
members of their class answered to the roll call. Mrs. R. L. (Maude Pollard) Turman
of Atlanta, Georgia, received the cup, and in a most delightful way, she challenged any
class present to take it from the Class of 1894. This remarkable class has kept up corre-
spondence through the years, and is now compiling a history of its corporate self, with
individual sidelights. The Class of '94 put new life into the faculty, and it inspired the
student body with admiration for ten people who have learned the art of joyous living,
and who face the coming years with fortitude and with a smile. Students saw in this
group ideals of the college embodied in flesh. While Phyllis Pedigo spoke of her work
with the men who are dying that we may live, there was a reverent audience listening.
According to magazine accounts, the boys "Over-There" had dubbed her "Merrylegs",
but to us she was the spirit of Florence Nightingale. As she talked to us about her work,
we realized that her sense of humor and her cheer had saved many a depressed soul from
ennui and even from collapse and despair. The College is proud of a heroine like her,
and we thank the Red Cross for sending Phyllis back to her Alma Mater on its sixtieth
birthday, with a message so stirring.
Many messages of felicitation from Alumnae Chapters, and from individuals were re-
ceived that day, and several gifts came as an expression of loyalty and devotion. The
December, 1944 3
Class of 1894 gave a beautiful landscape painting for the Alumnae office; the 1904 class
gave a War Bond; Maria Bristow of the 1914 class made a gift to the Alumnae Fund in
memory of her father, Mr. R. C. Bristow, Business Manager of the College for a num-
ber of years; the Class of 1934, sponsored by Mary Berkeley Nelson presented to the
Alumnae Fund a substantial money gift; Kate Perry of Culpeper gave two old prints for
Longwood; the Student Body made a very worth-while contribution to the Founders
Day Fund which was appreciated by Dr. Jarman and the Alumnae.
Dr. Simkins made a much appreciated contribution in the form of a booklet con-
taining a brief historic sketch of each person whose portrait has been hung in the Col-
lege. This book has been placed in the College Library.
Luncheon was served in the Tea Room. One hundred fifteen were present; the re-
sponses from the Reunion Classes gave evidence of a Farmville spirit that lives on, no
matter how distance and years separate Alumnae from each other and from their Alma
The following responded for their Classes:
1894— Maude Pollard Turman 1919— Catherine Riddle
1904 — Lucy Stearnes 1924 — Louise Bland Morgan
1914 — Alice Dadmun Murphy 1934 — Mary Berkeley Nelson
At the lovely formal six o'clock dinner in the College dining hall, the reunion classes
were seated together again, and did the reminiscing continue? The College orchestra,
under the direction of Miss Lisabeth Purdom, furnished enjoyable dinner music.
At 8 P. M. the College Dramatic Club, under the direction of Miss Leola Wheeler,
presented "The Cradle Song" by Sierra. The cast was well chosen and the acting was
excellent. The Alumnae were very grateful to our talented director, Miss Wheeler, for
a most happy ending to a perfect day.
FOUNDERS DAY TENTATIVE PROGRAM
March 10, 1945
9 to 11 A.M. Registration of Alumnae, Main Building
1 1 A. M. Exercises in the Auditorium
Gifts and Responses from
(2) Alumnae Chapters and Individuals
1:30 P.M. Alumnae Luncheon — Business Program
Tour of the Campus — Granddaughters Club Hostesses
6 P.M. Dinner (Formal) — College Dining Room. Tables will be reserved for
8 P. M. Dramatic Club Play — Directed by Miss Leola Wheeler
4 Alumnae Magazine
IN spite of war, high water and blizzards, Class Reunions continue most successful on
Founders Day. Old S.T.C. girls must get together at least once in ten years. May
the war be over by next March 10, 1945, and the Classes of 1895, 1905, 1915, 1920,
1925 and 1935 come back in great numbers. You will have to get up early in the morn-
ing to get ahead of the "Four" Classes who came back last year. Which of the "Five"
Classes will win the Jarman Cup for the largest percentage of attendance in 1945?
Dear Girls of 1885,
I was not a member of this first grad-
uating class. The three young ladies who
had this honor have gone on, but I was
a student here then and I have lived here
ever since, hence I was asked to remind
you that March 10, 1945, brings us to the
sixtieth anniversary of this first graduating
class of the "Normal School." We of that
time were the pioneers in this new era of
education for girls in old Virginia. A
teacher-training institution was something
new not only in Virginia but in the South.
Dr. Ruffner, the first president, was a man
of great vision, and he secured the minds
of some very fine teachers to help him in
this new venture. Some of you who have
never been back should make a special
effort to be here this time. It will be inter-
esting to talk over old times, to recall the
teaching methods used on us, and to see
the great changes. We had no practice
school then, but each one of us was re-
quired to teach our own class in the pres-
ence of the teacher. Embarrassing and
hard work, wasn't it? Was there ever any-
one who could draw such perfect maps on
the board as Miss Bush? Do you remem-
ber those mental arithmetic rules which
Miss Lee taught us? They should be in
Come back and see how our small be-
ginning has grown into a big Teachers
College, drawing girls like a magnet from
many states and foreign countries.
Mary Cralle Richardson
Dear Girls of 1895,
Before me is a list of our graduating
class at dear old Farmville. I note with
regret that five of our number have passed
away. The other twenty are scattered over
Virginia and nearby states.
As I read your names I vividly recall
every one of you — just how you wore your
hair, how you talked and laughed. Many
experiences in which numbers of you were
involved came to my mind; especially did
I remember that last proud night when we
sat on the platform in our simple home-
made white dresses and held out nervous
hands for diplomas from dear Dr. Cun-
ningham. Every one of us cried and he
did too — remember?
Now we graduates of 1895 have a spe-
cial invitation to be guests of our College
on Founders Day, March 10, 1945 — fifty
years later. Come on and let's go every
one of us! Let's show those girls of 1945
that we aren't old ladies yet!
Think how much fun we will have re-
calling our experiences with "Lady Por-
tia", as we lovingly called Mrs. Morrison;
with Miss Sarah who dosed us on the least
provocation; with Misses Coulling, Mapp,
Rice, Vicroy, Reynolds, Stone, Littleton
and all the others who put up with such
a happy-go-lucky bunch. Of course we
studied hard and through all these years
we have been grateful for what Farmville
did for us.
Remember, girls, we should be the top-
notchers this year! Meet me one-hundred
per cent strong at Farmville on Founders
Your devoted friend,
Rose Lillian Brimmer
(Better known as Kitty)
Dear February '95 Class,
Do not our minds and hearts register
something of the surprise and unreality
voiced in the first verse of our Class Song?
"And are you sure the news is true,
It surely cannot be,
That we have graduated been" for fifty
long golden years of checkered light and
To those who are left of the sweet six-
teen, silly sixteen, sensible sixteen, or what
have you, I urge you to let us meet at
Farmville on next Founders Day, thereby
showing our appreciation of all the school
has meant to us, and also our appreciation
of the fine work and service of the College
to our beloved Virginia thro' the years,
under the marvelous leadership of Dr.
Don't you think, too, if we go back
together we may perchance catch anew
the inspiration from the spirit of dear Mr.
Cunningham, Mrs. Morrison and others
whom we have loved long since and lost
Do let us meet to celebrate a golden
Mary B. (Ratcliffe) Chenery
Dear Classmates of June 1905,
On Saturday, March tenth, 1945,
Founders Day will be observed at Farm-
ville and Dr. Jarman is inviting the Class
of 1905 to return as special guests of our
Alma Mater. Forty years since we, a Class
of forty-two members, left the dear old
State Female Normal School! We, the
first Class to receive our diplomas in the
Do you remember the morning of June
seventh, our last time together as a Class,
when we sang our "Farewell Song"?
"Now o'er our school days
Gently falls the curtain low
And we must leave you
In the world to go;
But with strongest efforts
We will try our best to prove
Worthy Daughters ever
Of the School we love."
Shall we not make a great effort to
come to this reunion and prove that we
have been worthy daughters? Many
changes and experiences have come into
our lives over the years, so do come back
to the old School to reminisce. For those
who find it impossible to be there, how
about sending us a sketch of your lives
Our Alma Mater has made rapid prog-
ress, so great changes will greet us there,
but best of all will be the warm welcome
from our honorary member, Miss Coul-
ling, and our friend, Dr. Jarman.
Edith Dickey Morris,
Class of 1915
Dear Girls :
I really can't believe that it has been
thirty years since we all were graduated.
Time flies and I do hope, for each of you,
that you have enjoyed as much of those
years as I have.
It really would be wonderful if a goodly
number of our 1915 Class would make an
extra effort to meet this coming March
for Founder's Day.
I understand there have been many at-
tractive additions to our school plant, so
we must go back and take them' all in.
Just to see Dr. Jarman and the Campus
would be enough compensation tor us to
make some sacrifice to attend.
In the past we have all traveled many
miles, seen and done many things, but I
don't think anything clings in our mem-
ories as those years at school. What better
than for each of us to go back Founder's
Day and have a real "get-together", and
hear about some of the roads each of us
has traveled and the sights we have seen
along the way. This is such a wonderful
opportunity to "kill two birds with one
stone", see and talk with each other, and
see our dear Alma Mater again.
I'll be seeing you, in March at Farm-
ville, 'til then good luck to each and every
Evelyn Noell Wood (Mrs.)
2113 Lake Avenue,
The Green, Number Twenty-four
Dear Class of 1920,
It was called to my attention the other
day that next June will mark the twenty-
fifth anniversary of our graduation! It
had to be pointed out to me, because, to
me at least, it doesn't seem that long ago.
Wouldn't it be fun to get together again
on Founders' Day, March 10th? Wouldn't
it be interesting to see what progress has
been made, for we know the school has
made progress with Dr. Jarman at its
head? Wouldn't it be pleasant to see what
remains as we knew it? And wouldn't it
be exciting to see lots of our old friends?
Can't we all suspend, for a brief period,
the anxieties ot war, forget the woes of
shopping, and ignore the difficulties of our
time, to meet on the campus for a jolly
Do promise me this, at least, fellow-
classmates: Promise to put this idea and
date in the back of your minds for the
winter and build your early spring plans
around trying to make it.
Hoping to see each and every one of
you, I am
Your doting President,
Victoria Waiden Worden
Class of 1925
This is the year we have been waiting
for. Our twentieth reunion! It hardly
seems possible that so many years have
passed since we worked, played and sang
together in those beloved walls! What fun
it would be if we could all meet at Farm-
ville and live again the happiness of those
days. The changes are so many that I
wonder if we would know our way
Your response to my letter several years
ago was just splendid. How I did enjoy
so much interesting news from you! This
time I'm looking forward to seeing you
and talking over the worthwhile things
you are doing these busy war days. Please
start now making your plans to join us
for a happy Founders Day anniversary.
With every good wish to each of you,
Kitty Morgan Hogg
Dear Classmates of '35,
It is hard to realize that ten years have
passed since we were the graduating class
at S.T.C. To me it seems that only a
short time ago we were together singing
our class songs and singing to Miss Moran,
our Classman. Wouldn't it be fun to get
together and sing our songs and talk about
all the things we used to do at Farmville?
This year the class of '35 will have its
tenth reunion. Many things have hap-
pened to us since we have been out of
school, and we have just lots of things to
talk about. At this time, everyone is bus-
ier than usual, engaging in war activities
(Continued on page 27)
Miss Mary White Cox
Miss Mary White Cox
^MJNDAY, October 8, 1944, marked the end of a life devoted to the service of Farm-
*^ville State Teachers College. Miss Mary White Cox was the daughter of the late Mr.
B. M. Cox, business manager of the College for many years, and his wife, Miss Helen
Howlett. Graduating at S. T. C. in February, 1898, she taught in Franklin, Augusta and
Tazewell Counties until 1902, when she became associated with the Home Department
of our College. From 1915 until her retirement in June, 1944, she graced the position as
Head of the Home with utmost poise and tact. The undersigned committee was ap-
pointed by the Alumnae Executive Board to draw up suitable resolutions on her retire-
ment. They were read by Dr. Jarman at the June commencement.
It is rare in the life of an institution when one loyal person serves it so long
and so well as our "Miss Mary" has served our Alma Mater. Today she retires
from her position with the admiration and affection of the hundreds of us who
have grown up under her guidance and inspiration. We have observed in her a
devotion to duty, almost martyr-like, yet we have rejoiced in her unfailing sense
of humor that always triumphs over even the most perplexing circumstances.
Each girl who has come under her guidance has been aware of the fact that
"Miss Mary" had an ideal for her girls — she desired each one to be courteous,
helpful, and kind at all times.
No problem of ours has ever been too minor to claim her sympathetic at-
tention; and her judgment we have found almost uncannily wise and sound.
She has builded better than she knew, by holding steadfast to the plan that
inspired the founders of our Alma Mater; she will have her reward in the
knowledge that "her girls" are trying to conform to the pattern of life she ap-
proved for them.
Thank you, Miss Mary, for all you have done for our Alma Mater and
for each of us, and may God bless you and keep you.
Carrie Sutherlin, Chairman
Virginia Potts Redhead
Mary Clay Hiner
Louise Ford Waller
Carrie Rennie Eason
Vera Tignor Sandidge
Our Granddaughter's Club
LOOK at the roster of our "Granddaughters"! Thirty-three new ones this year, bring-
' ing the total number to one-hundred eight. It means a great deal to have these
daughters and granddaughters of loyal Alumnae here. There is no surer way of per-
petuating and strengthening the ideals for which our college has stood through the years.
President — Nannie Webb
Vice-President — Virginia Lee Abernathy'
Secretary — Mary Franklin Woodward
Treasurer — Dorothy Bennett
Reporter — Evelyn Grizzard
Adviser — Miss Virginia Wall
Name Mother's Name
Hilda Abernathy Amorette Daniel
Virginia Lee Abernathy Amorette Daniel
Lucie Meade Addleman Lola Foster
Maria Addleman Lola Foster
Carolyn Alphin Laura Johnson
Estaline Anderson Estelle Vaughan
Grace Anderson Jessie Adams
Martha Ella Anderson Alma Virginia Abernathy
Virginia Anderson Roberta L. Waller
Helen Apperson Louise Pruden
Jean Stuart Babb Agnes Thelma Parker
Josephine Bailey Marion Moore
Mildred Ellen Bailey '. Marion Moore
Margaret Bear Margaret Porter White
Lucille Bell Bettie Carter
Rosa Lee Bell Bettie Carter
Dorothy Bennett Lillian Keen
Dorothy Ellen Blair Ellen Easley
Mary Jane Bond Kate Cox
Betty Bondurant ..Mollie Moore
Dorothy Bousman Elizabeth Gowen
Lucy Bowling Sara Hatcher Johns
Kitty Sue Bridgforth Katherine Allen
Louise Brooks Ruby Overton
Ruth Brooks Ruby Overton
Virginia Butler Katherine Hatcher
Elizabeth Lee Carter Alice Mae Carson
Sue Castle Abbie Mae CondufT
Phyllis Page Cook Maude Moseley
Patsy Dale Jennie Bailey-
Virginia Frances Dale .,. Jennie Bailey
Jean Daniel Helen Blanche Colley ^
Audrey Lee Davis Kathleen Harvey
*Ann Lavinia Cardwell
Juanita Davis Lucy Pearson
Roberta Davis Alice Healy
Sue Duvall Davis Sue Duval Adams
Susan Dickinson Susan Emily Ford
Betsy Dillard Mildred Booker
Eula Belle Doggett Brenda Griffin
Martha Russell East Louise Drummeller
Sarah Lee East Louise Drummeller
Vivian Edmunds *Maria Edmunds
Elizabeth Edwards Clemmie Soles
Betty Gray Gillespie Sallie Mae Gray
Name Mother's Name
Florence Godwin Lell Cox
Josephine Goodwyn Mattie Harrison
Charlotte Grizzard Marjorie Lena Matthews
Evelyn Grizzard Marjorie Lena Matthews
Marian Gunn Irene Inge
Eloise Hanes Annie File
Catherine Lindsay Hankins Helen Jarman
Ethel Harrison Ethel Squire
Carolyn Hayslett Edna Rader
Anna Stewart Headlee Kathleen Crute
Martha Hite ....Cornelia Powell
Mary Ellen Hoge Frances Jones
Frederika Hubard Billie Kuper Stebbins
Carolyn Huddle Lille Cooke
Mary Anne Jarratt Elsie Davis
Mary Frances Jennings Fannie Christian
Marilyn Johnson Kathleen Nance
Elizabeth Ann Jones Maria Shuijart
Martha Ellen Jones Harriett Gilliam
Katherine Kearsley Katherine Krebs
Barbara Kellam Langhorne Lewis
Jane Kirkland Sue Lambert
Robin Lear tRachel Robinson
Vivian Leslie Inez Canada
Elizabeth Lewis Marcia Cole
Marion Lotts Margaret Claire Fullerton
Virginia Love '. Sarah Love
Helen McGuire Marjorie Mae Combs
Margaret Mclntyre Margaret Boatwright
Lucy McKenry Ellen Scott
Katherine Maddox Katherine Anderson
Mary Ann Morris Naomi Duncan
Bernice Nichols Ethel Grey Crews
Rebecca Norfleet Lillian Reynolds
Cabell Overbey Henson Walker
Dorothy Overton Alice Mottley
Jane Page Helen Rogerson
Betty Anne Palmer Carrie Ramsey
Virginia Parson Virginia Fraher
Glenn Anne Patterson Perry Wilkenson
Virginia Pullen Virginia Andrews
Katherine Rainey .Louise Morris
Mary Rattray Jeanette Francis Edwards
Louise Rives Olive Ferguson
Helena Patterson Saunders Frances Koiner
Josephine ShafTner Ada Smith
Grace Shriver Grace Bonney
Virginia Stephenson Mamie Woodson
Agnes Stokes Sally Jackson
Martha Springfield Lydia Edwards
Gene Tucker Margaret Alexander
Lucille L'pshur Lucille Snow
Martha Anne Upshur Lucille Snow
Marjorie Vaughan Katherine Pearl Harrell
Margaret Walton Gladys Jane Blankenship
Martha Elise Walkins Lillian Mae Tinsley
■ Mary Ella Watkins Emma Webb
Mabel Weaver Ida Walton
Nannie Webb Lila B. Simmons
Ophelia Whittle Ruth Percivall
Lucille Winston Marie Woody
Betty Wyatt Woodward Edith Minor
Mary Franklin Woodward Edith Minor
Virginia Guy Yonce Josie Guy
Constance Young Constance Whitlock
fNow Mrs. J. Merritt Lear. She and her husband
were honorary members of the Alumnae Association.
Among Our Alumnae
The following Farmville Alumnae attended
the Educational Conference for College and
Public Scnool Personnel in Blacksburg, /\ugust
23-30, 1944: Sue F. Ayers, Supervisor in Prince
William County, Manassas, Va. ; Mary Din-
widdie, Supervisor in Rockingham County,
Harrisonburg, Va.; Marguerite Erdman, Di-
rector of Instruction in Essex and King and
Queen Counties, Tappahannock, Va. ; Pearl
Justice Freeman, Supervisor Sussex County,
Stony Creek, Va. ; Charlotte Gresham, Teacher
in Ferrum Junior College, Ferrum, Va. ; Mary
Savedge, Supervisor in Appomattox County,
Appomattox, Va.; Mary Warren Weston, Su-
pervisor Washington County, Abingdon, Va.
Nannie Forbes (Mrs. Asa D. Watkins) is an
associate member of the Association of Alum-
nae, as she was a student in the college which
existed in Farmville just before the creation of
the State Female Normal School. The Prince
Edward Bar presented to the court a portrait
of her husband, the late Judge Asa D. Wat-
kins, as a token of the esteem and love of his
associates and other friends. The exercises were
impressive and moving and the tributes were
summed up in the words, "He was a great man,
a great jurist, a great friend."
Loulie McKinney, 165 South Candler St., De-
catur, Ga., >vas greatly interested in the 1944
Alumnae Magazine. "It gave me news of 'old
girls' and their sons and daughters — friends
that I've not heard from in years." In turn,
she gave news of contemporaries and their kin.
Longwood was the home of one of her an-
Harriet P. Hankins, of Williamsburg, Va.,
has been advanced from major to lientenant-
colonel in the Army Nurse Corps. Her mother
celebrated her one-hundredth birthday in May.
A special gift of a pair of silver chalices was
presented on behalf of the city by Mayor Hall
and the City Council.
Ruby Leigh (Mrs. Francis L. Orgain) has
a son, Francis, Jr., who received in June a
promotion from captain to major. He was sta-
tioned in the Pacific area.
Lillian Moore, daughter of Madge Good
(Mrs. W. C. Moore), appeared at the Mosque,
Richmond, last April as ballet mistress of the
Connecticut Opera Association, heading her
own company of dancers. "Aida" and "Car-
men" were two of the operas given. She is a
dancer, choreographer, lecturer, and summer
director of the dances for the Cincinnati Sum-
mer Opera Company. She has been the pre-
miere danseuse of the Metropolitan Opera As-
"Bruce Houston (Mrs. William Embrys Da-
vis), 1900, died at her home in Lexington,
Kentucky, in September, 1943. Loved and
honored by family, church and fraternity, her
full and useful life stands out shiningly in its
completeness." From January, 1944, issue of
Themis, Zeta Tau Alpha Magazine.
Elizabeth Carper (Mrs. W. D. Shelby)
served as a Medical Doctor with her Doctor
husband nine years in China. They returned
in 1916 and settled in Charleston, Indiana.
This town has been noted in the past three
years for the biggest powder plant in the
world. She writes: "Our five children are the
pride of our lives. One son is in the Navy,
one daughter is an Ensign in the WAVES, an-
other daughter is overseas as a Red Cross
Kate Vaughan (Mrs. F. Southall Farrar) was
present on July 4 at Brunswick, Ga., when the
Liberty ship F. Southall Farrar was launched.
The 4-H Clubs of each state were given the
privilege, by the United States Maritime Com-
mission, of naming a ship in recognition of
work done in food production, salvage, bond
drives and other wartime activities. Mr. Far-
rar, who died in February, 1940, was chosen
for this honor in Virginia. He organized the
first 4-H Club in the State, and during his
thirty-three years as county and district agent
for the Virginia Agricultural Extension Serv-
ice gave strong support and supervision to tnis
work of the boys and girls of the Southside
Margery Atkinson (Mrs. William Robinson)
endeared herself to all first-graders and their
parents in Emporia, Va., for many years. Now
that she has retired from teaching, she is ac-
tive in all civic, church, and patriotic organ-
izations. She is the Vice-Regent of Hicksford
Chapter, D.A.R. and the State Corresponding
Secretary of the Daughters of 1812.
Carrie Rennie (Mrs. Thomas D. Eason),
was cnosen by the Alpha Chapter of Alpha
Sigma Alpha sorority as their outstanding
Alumna of the year, and they presented her
as their candidate for the National Wilma Wil-
son Sharp award. This award is given to an
outstanding Alumna each year. She is a leader
in the Woman's Work of the Presbyterian
Church; the Richmond P.-T. A.; D. A. R.; the
Virginia Cancer Foundation; the Red Cross,
USO, and OPA. Her three daughters have
graduated at S. T. C. and her one son at
Hampden-Sydney. Her husband, Dr. Thomas
D. Eason, a former member of S. T. C. faculty,
and later a distinguished member of the State
Department of Education, died in 1939. Capt.
T. D. Eason, a son, is serving with the U. S.
Susie McCraw (Mrs. W. J. Hillsman) and
Mr. Hillsman celebrated their silver wedding
on July 9, when their sons and daughters en-
tertained informally from three to six o'clock
at the home of their son-in-law and daughter,
Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Bailey, (Emily Hillsman)
on Serpell Heights, Farmville.
Alma Agee, Adjutant in the Salvation Army,
died in Atlanta, Ga., June 19. She attended
Marshall College, W. Va., after leaving Farm-
ville, and taught in Virginia and West Virginia
several years. In 1931 she was commissioned
probationary captain from the Salvation Army
training college, serving in the relief depart-
ment in Atlanta. In 1937 she assumed com-
mand of the Atlanta No. 3 Corps. In 1940
she became a member of the Salvation Army
Bruner Home at Greenville, S. C, which is
maintained for orphan children, "where she
found great joy and success in working among
boys and girls in her charge." She regularly
visited hospitals, prisons and other institutions,
cheering and comforting those confined within.
"She spent her entire career in the service of
the very poor."
Lillian Bugg (Mrs. H. I. Pifer) is the wife
of a Winchester physician who was, in August,
elected secretary-treasurer of the Northern Vir-
ginia Medical Society. Previously, he had been
honored by election to membership in the
American College of Suregons.
Alice E. Paulett (Mrs. Geoffrey Creyke),
3525 R St., N.W., Washington 7, D. C, was
elected vice-president general of the National
Society, Daughters of the American Revolu-
tion at the fifty-third Continental Congress
which met in New York in April.
Edith Leigh Dickey (Mrs. John R. Morris),
834 Locust Grove, Charlottesville, Va., is
president of Albemarle Chapter of U. D. C.
On June 4, by virtue of her office, she presented
to Lt. General Alexander A. Vandergrift, Ma-
rine Corps Commandant, the Cross of Military
Service awarded him by the United Daughters
of the Confederacy at the general convention
in Columbus, Ohio, in November, 1943. The
Cross, a military decoration conferred upon
descendants of Confederate soldiers for dis-
tinguished service in the World War, was
pinned on the General in front of the flag of
the regiment in which his grandfather had
Mary Margaret Umberger (Mrs. F. G.
Groseclose) is living near Wytheville. She
writes: "My training at dear old S. T. C. has
been a 'life saver' many, many times. I would
enjoy talking with Dr. Jarman, Mr. Coyner,
our Senior Man, and many others who helped
me through difficulties, real and imaginary."
Josephine Johnson, Norfolk, was the winner
of the poetry contest conducted by the Vir-
ginia Writers' Club through the summer and
fall of 1943. The title of the poem was "But
Not In Speech", the prize was $50.00.
Carrie Kyle (Mrs. Frank Baldwin) Farm-
ville, has an English daughter-in-law as the re-
sult of the war. Lt. (jg) Frank Baldwin, Jr.,
and Katherine Beatson Greenwood of Black-
pool, England, were married March 25 in St.
John's Chapel, St. John's Wood, London.
Margaret Henderson (Mrs. Arthur Forbes),
2504A Grove Ave., Richmond, teaching in
Binford Junior High School, was chairman of
the Rangers, an organization of students for the
War Program. Activities were suggested by the
students, and every department was represented
in some way. After four months, evaluation of
the work was carried out by questionnaires, and
95 per cent of the students responded favor-
ably and enthusiastically. A full description of
the activity is found in the April, 1944, Vir-
ginia Journal of Education, reported by Richie
McCraw and makes worthwhile reading.
Betty Wright, executive director of the
American Society for the Hard of Hearing,
writes: "The American Red Cross asked my
organization to give me leave of absence for
four months to do special work for deafened
soldiers in three Army Hospitals. There will
be personal interviews with the soldiers and
advice given to them as to readjustment to
their hearing loss. Contacts will be made with
the teachers of lip reading, technicians who fit
hearing aids, chapters- for the hard of hearing,
the Veterans Administration, the Federal and
State Offices of Vocational Rehabilitation and
other agencies which may help the boys. I
expect to prepare a Manual for Red Cross
workers to help them to a better understanding
of hard of hearing people and their problems.
A very challenging assignment!"
M. Elizabeth Moring (Mrs. W. E. Smith),
has been the efficient president of Farmville
Elementary School P.-T. A. for two years. Un-
der her administration outstanding achieve-
ments have resulted from the work of twelve
Genevieve Gresham (Mrs. L. G. White),
533 Elizabeth Place, Portsmouth, Va., is di-
rector of Seashore Camp for Girls at Virginia
Beach. Practically the whole staff in 1944 was
made up of Farmville girls. Asst. Director,
Lula Rouse Windham; Head Counselor and
Dancing, Nancy C. Pierpont; Swimming, Mary-
Sue Edmondson ; Handicraft, Ora Earnest and
Rachel DeBerry; Athletics, Martha Smith;
Archery, Nan Duer and Elizabeth Williams.
Mrs. Marjorie Goodwyn Davis, head of the
Art Department, Thomas Jefferson High School,
Richmond, has a page of the Virginia Journal
of Education, April, 1944, devoted to the work
of her pupils. They pictured in murals their
conceptions of the Four Freedoms.
Evelyn Noell, (Mrs. W. H. Wood), pres-
ident of the class of 1915, is much taken up
with making a home for her husband and their
nine-year-old daughter in Johnson City, Tenn.
Katherine Watkins is Chairman of the
Prince Edward County Nutrition Committee,
and has put on a vigorous campaign, through
moving pictures, exhibits, and speakers, to in-
form the public of nutrition needs. Care and
conservation of food in wartime is stressed,
also the selection of the most nutritious foods
for the daily family diet.
Emma Meband Hunt (Mrs. Martenson), is
a field representative of the Committee on
Child Care, New York State War Council. She
has an article, Care for Migrants' Children, in
Survey Midmonthly, May, 1944, in which the
plight of these children is vividly described.
Through child care centers set up in a few
camps, conditions therein have been wonder-
fully improved for mothers, children and
nearby communities, and other states are stud-
ying the excellent results of the experiments
carried on in New York.
Ann Davis talked to parents and Sunday
School workers in Farmville in July about the
church's work with nursery children. She is a
graduate of Columbia University and has
taught in the Richmond schools for a number
of years. At present she is connected with the
Conference Board of Christian Education.
Emily Calcott, Ph.D. of the University of
Virginia, professor of English in S.T.C., Troy,
Alabama, is the worthy daughter of a distin-
guished mother. Mrs. A. C. Calcott, of Norfolk,
is the first of the four women appointed by
Governor Darden to the Board of Visitors of
the University of Virginia. She has been a
member of the Norfolk School Board for seven-
teen years and has held important offices in
many civic and cultural organizations. She was
selected as Norfolk's outstanding woman citizen
Etta Belle Walker (Mrs. O. F. Northington,
Jr.) of Petersburg, is president of the Virginia
Federation of Women's Clubs. She is a grad-
uate of the College of William and Mary as
well as of Farmville. When vice-president of
V.F.W.C., she formed about twenty-five clubs
throughout the State and won a general fed-
eration award for her club extension program.
She headed the committee which raised $5,-
000.00 for the purchase of two fully equipped
ambulances for the American Red Cross, a
$1000.00 nursing scholarship, and four pianos
for camp and hospital service. Mrs. Northing-
ton has held many other important offices in
the general organization and its branches, and
has been active in many civic and church
Alice Johnson (Mrs. Horace W. Eagles),
Erie, Pa., wrote last March: "I would love to
be in Farmville this Founders Day for two rea-
sons, it is the golden jubilee reunion of my
mother's class (Emma Mayhew Higgins) and
the twentieth reunion of my class . . . After
twelve years I am still in the Primary Depart-
ment of our Sunday School and have been
superintendent for the past five years. My little
daughter, Ann Mayhew, is seven, and looking
forward to going to Farmville to school!"
Dorothy McCraw (Mrs. Robert W. Bugg),
has taught in the lower school of St. Chris-
topher's, Richmond, where her husband is as-
sistant Head. Mr. Bugg is president of Hamp-
den-Sydney Alumni Association.
Charlotte Crawley, 2714 McCarner St., Ta-
coma, Wash., in February resigned her position
as head of the licensing division of the Chil-
dren's Bureau of the Virginia State Welfare
Department to become case supervisor of the
Division for Children in the Welfare Depart-
ment of Tacoma. After leaving Farmville, she
attended Randolph-Macon Woman's College
and the University of Virginia, and received
her A.M. in 1929 in the Graduate School of
Social Service of the University of Chicago.
Julia S. Holt, Hampton, Va., exhibited
twenty-one paintings at her "one-man show"
at Argent Gallaries, New York, November 22-
December 4, 1943. In April, 1944; there was a
tvvo-day showing of twenty-seven paintings in
the Newport News High School.
Phyllis Pedigo is now with the Red Cross in
England, after recuperating in the United
States last year from a wound in New Guinea.
She is working with the Air Corps — Paratroop-
ers and Glider Troopers. She writes that these
boys are tops — that we can never repay them.
Also, she writes that her British History at
S.T.C. was not in vain.
Aylwin Hughson (Mrs. Hollis Spotts), is
teaching in Manhasset, Long Island Schools.
During the past summer, she helped her hus-
band in "The Floating Hospital", Foot of East
22nd Street in New York City. Her two chil-
dren were in camp during this time.
Alice St. A. Harrison (Mrs. A. T. Dunlap)
is now living at Hoquiam, Wash., where her
husband is minister of the Presbyterian Church.
She has three fine boys, two of them twins.
Frances Ford (Mrs. R. C. Snow), has an
important position with the British Govern-
ment. She is living in Washington, D. C.
Grace B. Moran, who has served as advisor
for Alpha Chapter of Alpha Sigma Alpha for
the past twelve years, resigned last spring. In
appreciation of her services to the sorority, the
National Council sent her a check, with the
suggestion that she purchase a picture to be a
tangible, permanent expression of their esteem
and affection. Margaret Sprunt Hall was
chosen as her successor.
Peggy Moore (Mrs. Nash) is living in the
Canal Zone. She was in Virginia for a few
weeks during the summer with her husband
and baby girl.
Gladys E. Wilkinson is a successful teacher
of Spanish in the Petersburg High School.
Susie Reames (Mrs. W. H. Beville) is hold-
ing her husband's, job, rural mail carrier from
De Witt, while he is with the Seabees in the
Felicia E. Green (Mrs. Andrew E. Landis)
Churchland, wrote to inform the secretary of
her marriage, which had not become known
to the Alumnae Office through the usual chan-
nels. Would that more alumnae would follow
her example. She has a daughter Felicia Eloise,
three years old, and a son Andrew Ellsworth,
Lucille Peters (Mrs. H. S. Carpenter, Jr.) is
married to a chemical engineer, and has lived
in Erie, Pa., for sixteen years. Her address is
2011 Lakeside Drive.
Virginia Potts (Mrs. J. S. Redhead, Jr.) de-
lighted Miss Mary and her friends by visiting
S.T.C. at commencement. Dr. Redhead, of
Charlotte, N. C, gave Hampden-Sydney a re-
markable baccalaureate sermon on the theme,
"Of What Use is Religion Anyway?"
Dorothy Marie Eubank (Mrs. J. P. Allen),
was a member of the faculty of Averett Junior
College in Danvile until she married in 1938.
She studied at ' the Baptist Union Training
School of Louisville, Ky., Mr. Allen received
his Th.M. degree from the Southern Baptist
Theological Seminary in Louisville.
Frances Hanmer (Mrs. Willis) has an article
in the May, 1944, Virginia Journal of Educa-
tion, entitled "A Long-Time Program of Evalu-
ation." This is a report of a study by Henrico
County teachers, based upon the point of view
that "Evaluation is a continuous process which
should be a joint activity of the child, the
parent, the teacher." It is informative and sug-
Mrs. Mildred T. Lohr de Irizzary, who is
teaching History now at Polytechnic Institute
of Puerto Rico, San German, Puerto Rico, will
have sabbatical leave next year to study at
Columbia University towards the Doctor's de-
gree. She will leave Puerto Rico after the
second summer session, 1944.
Mary Blackwell Parker has moved from
Smithfield to Washington, and changed her
occupation from teaching in Isle of Wight to
being private secretary to the Associate Direc-
tor of the Office of Defense Transportation.
She writes, "It is vastly interesting, and one is
constantly meeting famous people. You take for
granted knowing people like Donald Nelson of
the W.P.B. and Joseph B. Eastman of the
O.D.T., whose names are in the news nearly
every day. I enjoy attending the Senate and
House when I am lucky enough to get a little
time off. I love Washington and expect to con-
tinue living here when the war is over. I as-
sure you of my lasting loyalty and love for
S.T.C. , Farmville."
Alma F. Hunt was made Dean of Women
at William Jewell College, Liberty, Missouri,
the past summer.
Evelyn Simpson, who has been teacher of
home economics at Farmville High School and
director of the eminently successful canning
unit there, is now Field Supervisor of Home
Economics in Southwest Virginia.
Virginia Sanford (Mrs. Hughes K. Reve-
ley) is back at her home in Farmville. where
Mr. Reveley is High School coach and athletic
director. Her small son, Ken, has his mother's
Eleanor Wickline (Mrs. John O. Fridley)
leads a busy life on a farm near Covington,
rearing three children, caring for her garden
and chickens, assisting her husband in his vital
wartime work. At one time she taught a
one-room school in addition to these varied
Gertrude Thornhill Wright (Mrs. William E.
Wells, Jr.) had a truly unique wedding expe-
rience. Ihe wedding was to have taken place
in Lexington early in August and every prep-
aration had been made, even to the rehearsal,
when a wire came from Lt. Wells, saying he
had been obliged to relinquish his place on the
plane to higher officials, and was stranded on
the way. The Wedding party next in Roanoke
where a supper was served and a wedding cake
cut, but no bridegroom yet! The next morning
the bride and the bridegroom's mother took a
plane for Texas, were put off at Memphis,
waited there two days, and spent two more
days completing the trip to El Paso. There re-
mained just two hours and ten minutes of Lt.
Wells' leave before he had to start for Cali-
fornia, but all was in readiness, the chapel was
decorated, the bridal bouquet there, and a maid
to help the bride put on her wedding dress.
The ceremony over there was no time left for
a wedding breakfast, but it was served on the
train from a bridal box lunch.
Pat Garth's family has moved to Charlottes-
ville and she is studying at the University of
Virginia. She spent the summer in Camp
Farwell, Newbury, Vt.
Hannah Lee Crawford held a position dur-
ing July and August in Rich's Dept. Store in
Atlanta, Ga. This winter she is studying store
service at the Richmond Professional Institute.
Louise McCorkle has a position in Washing-
ton with the Eastern Air Lines.
Ann Randolph Putney (Mrs. William
Flora), is probably deep in war work some-
where, as she could always accomplish as much
as three ordinary persons. Her brother, Marine
Second Lt. William W. Putney, a veterinarian,
in civilian life, is in charge of the war dogs'
medical unit somewhere in the South Pacific.
This "Sick Bay" is the first of its kind sent
overseas, and is completely equipped.
Hallie Hillsman, Farmville, conducted the
Farmville Junior Recreation work in the past
summer with notable success. Last session she
made an outstanding record teaching physical
education at Front Royal where she was a
member of the executive committee of the
town's recreational council. When in college,
she was president of the Athletic Association
and a member of Alpha Kappa Gamma leader-
Betty Hardy (Mrs. Charles C. Murdoch),
and bara .Hardy ^Mrs. Charles A. Blantonj
with their young daughters are making their
home in Farmville with their parents. Squad-
ron Leader Murdoch reported to Montreal,
Canada, in June, for further assignment with
Laura Beulah Ettinger (Mrs. Howard C.
Cobbs ) married the pastor of Forest Hill Pres-
byterian Church, Richmond, Va. His congre-
gation released him in March from his pas-
torate to accept a commission as a chaplain in
Mary Moore McCorkle, Lexington, and
Frances Lee Hawthorne, South Boston, were
valedictorian and salutatorian, respectively, of
the June class.
Nell G. Holloway, Purdy, Va., and Lillian
Giles Inman, RFD, Danville, were first and
second honor graduates, respectively, of the
Class of August, 1944.
Frances Hutcheson of Lexington, is with the
Air Transport Command, United States Army,
at Dallas, Texas. She was transferred to Texas
from Washington, where she was with the
Army Air Force. She has received a medal for
good service in Texas.
Ida Billups of Columbus, Miss., has the dis-
tinction of being the first girl to solo in the
local unit of the Civil Air Patrol. She has been
employed in the flight surgeon's office at
Columbus Army Air Field since the field's
Elizabeth Archer (Beth) Barnard (Mrs.
Samuel B. Nickels) is a draftsman at Post En-
gineers at Camp Lee, and expects to get an
M.A. degree in Engineering at Columbia. She
was first at Solvay Plant in Hopewell. Lt.
Nickels was wounded in Normandy in June.
Juanita Carson (Mrs. John Bundy Ritch,
Jr.) in June moved to California with her
husband and small son. Lt. Commander Ritch
began study there in a highly specialized
branch of the Navy.
Marjorie Booton, an instructor in the Art
Department at Farmville from 1939-1943,
has been serving overseas with the Red Cross
since November, 1944. Her first assignment
was with an Aero Club in England. This club's
formal opening was on Christmas Eve. The
decorations were made by Miss Booton with
the help of soldiers. Early in the New Year
she was transferred to a hospital in Northern
Ireland where she worked as Art Director in
the recreational program for convalescent sol-
diers. Judging from kodak pictures of murals
painted by some of the convalescents, her
"boys" did as excellent work as her "girls" at
Farmville ever did. She is now engaged in
similar work in France.
Jane Verser Hobson (Mrs. Thomas H. Chap-
pell) is assistant to the dietitian at the Medical
College of Virginia Hospital.
Laura Nell Crawley (Mrs. John Birkland)
received special training at the Westminster
Choir School, Princeton, N. J. For the last
three years she has been supervisor of music
in the Bristol, Va., schools.
Lt. Elizabeth Tyree of Danville, stationed at
Norfolk, joined the WAVES partly because
she had Uvo brothers who were officers on sub-
marines. One of them, Lt. Commander John A.
Tyree, Jr., who already holds the Silver Star,
has been awarded the Navy Cross for heroism
as commanding officer of a submarine on patrol
in Japanese-controlled waters.
M. Rosalie Rogers, of the Virginia Fisheries
Laboratory, Yorktown, discussed "Fungus In-
fection of the Eggs of the Chesapeake Blue
Crab" at the May meeting of the Virginia
Academy of Science, held in Richmond.
Harriet Jones Scott, Orange, Va., who was
employed in the Norfolk Naval Base for some
time, went to San Francisco in June to fill a
similar position there.
Norvell Montague (Mrs. Albert N. Jones),
Box 401, Fairbanks, Alaska, writes most inter-
estingly of her home in the far north, where
on March 20, the thermometer reading was
— 22° and the snow was three feet deep. Mr.
Jones is minister in charge of St. Matthews
Episcopal Church, a log building forty years
old, "which makes it an antique for Alaska".
The rectory is surprisingly modern, with auto-
matic stoker, electric stove, and other modern
When a lieutenant marries a lieutenant,
that's news! Our Lt. Mary Elizabeth Carroll,
WAC, married Lt. John Wadsworth Line-
berger in Houston, Texas, on September 7,
1944, in the post chapel. The bride wore the
official WAC white uniform with the white
garrison cap. Lt. Carroll received her commis-
sion at Fort Des Moines in November, 1942.
She is the commanding officer of the Ellington
WAC Detachment. Lt. Linebcrger was formerly
with the Fifth Air Force, stationed in Aus-
tralia and New Guinea. He holds the Dis-
tinguished Air Medal with the Oak Leaf Clus-
ter and the Presidential Citation.
Rebecca Jones has been teaching in Boyd-
ton until this summer, when she accepted a
position as dietitian in the Norfolk U. S. Naval
Grace Allen Pittard (Mrs. Kendall Sydnor )
and her young son, Kendal, Jr., are living
with her parents in Clarksville, Va., while her
husband is somewhere in the Pacific.
Margaret Birdwell, Lt. in the WAVES, is
stationed at the Port of Embarkation, New
York. Lt. L. F. Barnes, II, of the office of
Naval Officer Procurement, Richmond, wrote
to her father: "You have the right to be very
proud of what your daughter has done in
speeding our recent offensives even closer to
the heart of Germany and Japan. Behind each
exciting headline these days you are measuring
the contribution your daughter is making."
Elizabeth Ann Parker is Art Supervisor of
the James Hurst School and Cradock Ele-
mentary School, and has led teachers and pupils
to emphasize their part in helping to win vic-
tory through posters and other forms of art
placed in the buildings, and culminating in a
three-day exhibit of their work in the Cradock
Gymnasium in the spring. Interest was high
in the community as well as in the schools.
The P.-T. A. contributed Defense Stamp prizes
for a poster contest, and the twenty-nine win-
ning designs were sent to the International
Poster Contest sponsored by the Latham Foun-
dation, Stanford University, California. One
child was awarded one of the ten first prizes
for Lower Elementary Grades and fourteen re-
ceived certificates for Honorable Mention.
Those competing were from many states, Can-
ada, Mexico, Panama Canal Zone.
Irene Kitchen was a member of the Com-
mittee of the Virginia Education Association
which made plans in the fall for the observance
of American Education Week in the State. Her
group was headed by Dr. W. T. Sanger.
The June Class of 1894
By Maud Pollard Turman
YOU could scarcely find a happier,
"peppier" bunch of old ladies than
the ten members of the June Class of
1894 who met in Farmville on Founders
Day, 1944 to celebrate their fiftieth anni-
versary. (For a woman to admit that she
was graduated fifty years ago is of itself
We came just as the Bible said they
would come in the last days — from the
East and from the West, from the North
and from the South. I came from the
"Deep South", all the way from Atlanta,
Georgia, as the only member of the class
living outside of Virginia,
We were royally treated during our
stay, being domiciled in Cunningham
Hall, and seated in the dining room at a
large round-table where we reminisced
and feasted both body and soul, as we
rejoiced to be together once more.
We had met not only to attend the
Founders Day exercises and renew our
loyalty to our Alma Mater, and to cele-
brate our fiftieth anniversary of our grad-
uation, but deliberately with malice afore-
thought, we went to Farmville with the
avowed intention of winning the Jarman
attendance cup for the second time, since
nine members of our class attended the
1934 Founders Day, and had won the
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)Ea% J-jiaxu . . .
(The Life of a Freshman— Year 1943-44)
Sept. 20, 1943, Dear Diary:
My first day at college and "oh" what
a day. When I arrived at the train station
this morning I must say I was homesick,
frightened and lonely 'cause I didn't see
a single familiar face. While I was still
looking around, a girl in white with a blue
badge on which said Y.W.C.A. came up
to me and after a friendly greeting offered
to show me my way to the college. I
found out that she knows Jane and Mary
who were at camp with me. She helped
me register and matriculate and then
showed me to my room. My roommate
is a precious girl. She was already unpack-
ing when I opened the door, and had also
met lots of the other freshmen. After sup-
per some one said, "Let's go to prayers."
We went down to the auditorium and in
the quiet of the candle light someone led
a vesper program. I believe they have this
service every night, and I'm going to plan
to go. Tonight we went down to a room
they call the "Rec". It is a recreation
room. There I met lots of the other fresh-
men and some of the upper classmen. Oh
yes! They served us cokes and cookies and
did they taste good. Some upper classmen
sang for us, and one of the freshmen
played boogie. I'm so tired and sleepy,
but I believe I'm going to like this life
Sept. 24, 1943, Dear Diary:
I met my "Big Sister" this morning and
she said for me to be sure to press my
taffeta because there's to be a "Big Sis-
ter, Little Sister" reception Friday night.
Sept. 26, 1943, Dear Diary:
My! I was scared stiff at the idea of
going down the receiving line. It wasn't
half bad though. Dr. Jarman is so nice,
and the faculty members aren't as digni-
fied as they might seem to be — they're just
like other folks I know. Refreshments and
a skit ended up the evening just right.
Sept. 29, 1943, Dear Diary:
Tonight I went to the first lyceum pro-
gram of the year. Mrs. Vera M. Dean,
well known lecturer, spoke on "Russia As
a World Power." She was very interest-
ing, and I thoroughly enjoyed her talk.
Oct. 6, 1943, Dear Diary:
The strangest and most impressive thing
happened today. In chapel they had an
Alpha Kappa Gamma tapping service. As
quiet music was played, the members
dressed in the caps and gowns, walked
slowly up the aisle, tapped the new girls,
and took them back to the stage. I was
all tense with wonder and excitement, not
knowing who the next person would be.
I don't think I'll ever forget the way I
felt, and it was then that I made being
a member of Alpha Kappa Gamma my
Oct. 8, 1943, Dear Diary:
Tonight was really tops. I went to the
presentation of the "Faculty Family Al-
bum" and it was swell. I hardly recog-
nized any of my teachers in their get-ups.
They wore everything from bathing suits
to old-fashioned hoop skirts. Boy, are they
going to get teased tomorrow.
Oct. 16, 1943, Dear Diary:
I have never spent such a hectic day.
To begin with, I had to get up at five
o'clock in order to dress for the day. O, I
forgot to say that we are being ratted by
the sophomores. After a day spent in
making beds, sweeping, skipping, eating
square meals, and lots of other nonsense
things you would be exhausted, too.
Oct. 20, 1943, Dear Diary:
I actually felt like a woman this eve-
ning. Clad in white "we" the freshmen of
'43 were installed into the Y.W.C.A. The
ceremony took place in beautiful Joan
Court at twilight. My heart was filled
with joy as carrying a lighted candle I
took my place in the procession singing
"Follow the Gleam".
Oct. 27, 1943, Dear Diary:
I certainly enjoyed chapel this morn-
ing. Kappa Delta Pi, which is an honor
society in education, announced the eight-
een students to whom they have issued
bids. I know they must feel honored.
Maybe some day I'll have the same honor,
Nov. 19, 1943, Dear Diary:
Today was an eventful one — classes as
usual — including a test in Spanish fol-
lowed by an exciting evening. The dra-
matic club presented the fall play — A. A.
Milne's "Ivory Door". I really enjoyed it,
and we have had more fun talking about
it tonight. Honestly, the Club really de-
serves credit for the grand acting, and that
realistic looking staging.
Nov. 20, 1943, Dear Diary:
The Sophomore Commission was really
performing tonight. They presented a
fashion show in the little auditorium. It
was a real show, believe me. I laugh
whenever I think of some of the ridiculous
outfits they modeled which are worn
around this campus. I guess I'd better get
to bed 'cause I have an 8:05 class in the
Dec. 17, 1943, Dear Diary:
Why do exams have to begin? They
really take away all of the pleasure of
thinking about the Christmas holiday. I
guess I'll have to get up early in the morn-
ing to finish studying.
Dec. 19, 1943, Dear Diary:
The mere thought of Christmas sends
chills of joy up and down my spine. To-
day the Freshman Commission decorated
the mantle in the Rotunda and also a
tree. After a marvelous banquet and Miss
Rice's traditional telling of the "Other
Wise Man" the student body went into
the Rotunda and wrapped cedar around
the columns and up the banister. The
Rotunda really looks beautiful now. To-
morrow night there is to be a Christmas
pageant, and the next night the president
of the student body is going to tell the
story "Why the Chimes Rang". I just
can hardly wait to catch that train home
on Tuesday. I guess I'll dream about
Santa Claus and sugar plums tonight.
Jan. 20, 1944, Dear Diary:
I really feel relieved tonight. Yes sir,
it's all over now and was a grand success.
I'm speaking of the Commission's presen-
tation of "A Night at the Stork Club".
The little auditorium was overflowing with
people, and everyone said it was a real
success. I'm so happy!
Feb. 2, 1944, Dear Diary:
Today in chapel the distinguished Dr.
McMullen, Presbyterian missionary to
China spoke to us. He is a charming gen-
tleman and I must say his internment in
a Japanese camp didn't seem to affect
him physically. He told of his thrilling
experiences as a prisoner and then of his
trip back to the States on the Gripsholm.
I'm glad I wasn't in his shoes.
Feb. 19, 1944, Dear Diary:
I have never seen such pretty girls as
were down at the dance tonight. It was
the annual Mardi Gras Dance. The queen
and her court looked gorgeous. I met a
precious boy in navy blue. He said he was
going to write to me next week. After
the dance was over I dashed up to second
floor Rotunda to watch the dates come in.
Do my feet hurt!
Feb. 22, 1944, Dear Diary:
Everyone said it was just wonderful,
and we freshmen are so glad that the pro-
duction was a huge success. The best
thing about it was that practically all of
us were in it. You see — we had all of the
months in the year and a skit for each
month. I laughed myself until I thought
I would just about die, I was scared while
I was doing my part, but it was fun.
Feb. 29, 1944, Dear Diary:
Golly, I had fun tonight. We little sis-
ters entertained our big sisters at a coke
and nab party in the "Rec". We really
had the S.T.C. spirit if you judged it by
Mar. 5, 1944, Dear Diary:
Big doings! I liked chapel very much
today because it featured a Founder's Day
program. Phillis Pedigo, a Farmville
alumna, talked to us. I had read in the
Reader's Digest about her experiences as
a Red Cross worker in Australia, but I'd
never dreamed of seeing her face to face.
And the class of 1894!! They were ten of
the spryest old ladies I've ever seen, and
one of them, a "Georgia Peach", gave the
cutest little talk. We clapped and clapped
for her. Here's hoping that I'm half as
attractive .as they when I grow old.
March 27, 1944, Dear Diary:
I've tried to go to Sunday School each
Sunday especially this month. There's
been a contest on between the churches.
The Baptist girls won and we losers have
to entertain them at a party.
March 31, 1944, Dear Diary:
Major elections are over! I think the
officers for next year are going to be tops.
Of course we have a vague idea of who
would win in the elections, but the sus-
pense was still terrific.
April 15, 1944, Dear Diary:
Today was certainly an unusual one.
The Duke choir came up and joined our
choir in a concert for the afternoon. They
were directed by the internationally
known Dr. T. Tertius Noble. The com-
bined choirs gave a perfectly beautiful
interpretation of Brahm's Requiem. The
Duke boys ate in the dining hall with us
at dinner. As we were leaving, they sang
several snappy numbers — to Miss Mary's
April 19, 1944, Dear Diary:
Gosh! I've almost racked my brain —
in fact, I feel like another Einstein. What
I'm getting at is that I have just returned
from a quiz contest. Five brilliant Hamp-
den-Sydney lads met with five of our wiz-
ards in a thrilling contest tonight. Miss
Phyllis Pedigo was with them and acted
as Mistress of Ceremonies. She fired the
questions at them which really got things
started in a hurry. It was much fun — of
course H-S won, but that's' beside the
point. Oh well, there will always be more
April 21, 1944, Dear Diary:
At a Lyceum tonight I heard Miss Li
Ling-Ai speak. She is the only Chinese
woman producer in the world of the the-
ater, an actress, dancer, lecturer, writer,
designer, aviatrix, and doctor. What a
woman! She spoke on "China Tomor-
row". It is certainly broadening my pre-
vious knowledge to have the opportunity
of hearing such famous people.
April 23, 1944, Dear Diary:
Today at chapel we had a very pleasant
surprise. Rev. Claude Pickens, a returned
missionary from China spoke to us on the
"War in China". He wore a beautiful
silk robe such as some of the natives wear.
How I would love to visit China one day!
Since I can't right now, I'd better read
that chapter in my history book on China,
which has to be read for class tomorrow.
May 5, 1944, Dear Diary:
Since it rained today we could not have
our annual May Day program out at
Longwood, but the dance tonight was
wonderful and made up for the disap-
pointment of the afternoon. All of the
May Court wore their May Day costumes,
and they were beautiful. I think my date
had a good time being rushed by all of
May 6, 1944, Dear Diary:
May Day is over but what fun I did
have working and slaving over my little
dance and costume. We had the exer-
cises today out at Longwood, and they
really went over well in spite of the many
May 10, 1944, Dear Diary:
Whatta day! Wonder if I'll ever rest
my "weary bones" again? I really had a
wonderful time at Camp Pickett though.
The Wacs and soldiers are really tops, and
I'll never forget how nice they were to me.
I was lucky enough to ride in one of "those
Jeeps", too. Boy, it was fun. Eating in
the mess hall was quite an experience —
more food! I won't soon forget the big
dance that the boys gave in our honor.
The orchestra was grand, and so were the
boys ! Incidentally, the whole student body
had been invited over for the afternoon
and evening. Gee whizz, my feet hurt,
and I'm sleepy.
May 1 5, 1 944, Dear Diary :
Honestly, I'm getting to feel like an
upperclassman. We had a conference at
Longwood today to plan for next year's
work in the Y.W.C.A. Nannie had made
some of her delicious buns, and they really
hit the spot after the meeting was over.
May 16, 1944, Dear Diary:
Things are really coming to a close.
This morning was "Senior Chapel Day",
and it really started one to thinking. The
color cup was presented to "Red and
White" — just wait until next year — , and
after the enthusiasm died down our own
Dr. Jarman sang to the seniors his usual
song "Keep on Hoping". The seniors then
presented their songs to the student body
and faculty. My heart was filled to over-
flowing at the thought that these wonder-
ful girls won't be back next year. I ex-
pect the juniors really felt happy and sad
as they marched out under the arch of
May 28, 1944, Dear Diary:
I can't believe that I'll soon be a sopho-
more. This has been one grand year.
'Course it's not quite over, but only a few
more days left in this year at S.T.C. My
trunk has already been sent home and
my old room on Main looks mighty bare.
Oh, the annuals came out last week and
I'm so proud of mine. I still have to get
lots of folks to sign it. Diary, this has been
a wonderful year at college, and I'm look-
ing forward to my next three years here.
SOME friends in the State Department
of Education sponsored a dinner in
Richmond this summer in honor of Dr.
Jarman. The occasion was the celebration
of his forty-two years as president of our
College and fifty-five years as an educator
in Virginia. The invited guests included
the Presidents of the other Colleges in
Virginia, some of the leaders in educa-
tional affairs, representatives from the
faculty and Alumnae Chapters and per-
sonal friends. It was impossible to invite
a larger group as the accommodations
were limited. Among the Alumnae pres-
ent were Louise McCormick Brown and
her husband, Frances Howard, Julia
Asher, Anne Smith Green, Emma Webb
Watkins, Kate Trent, Ruth Jordan, Cor-
nelia Dickinson Nuckols, Carrie Rennie
Eason, Maria Bristow Starke and her hus-
band, Mary Lou Campbell Graham, Lucy
Haile Overby Webster, Carrie Sutherlin,
and Louise Ford Waller. Dr. Dabney
Lancaster was the toastmaster. Many im-
promptu speeches called forth much wit
and humor. All the speeches were affec-
tionate and appreciative tributes to Dr.
Jarman as College President, administra-
tor, and friend. Dr. Jarman's response was
in his best style. Dr. Joseph Saunders,
President of the State Board of Education,
and a life-long friend, presented him with
a handsomely bound volume of letters
from many friends.
Dr. Martha Smith, our new Dean of
Women, is a native of Kentucky. She re-
ceived her bachelor of arts degree at But-
ler University, Indianapolis, Ind., her mas-
ter's at Birmingham Southern, Birming-
ham, Ala., and her Ph.D. from the Uni-
versity of Nebraska. Following this she
studied at the Universite de Basacon in
Doubis, France, and the French School
of Middlebury, Vt. For the past seven
years she has been dean of women at State
Teachers College, Wayne, Nebraska.
Alpha Lee Garnett, Richmond, succeeds
Rachel Royal as assistant to the Dean of
Women at S.T.C. She received her B.S.
degree from Farmville and taught at Cul-
peper and Ravenscroft School, Raleigh,
N. C. For the past year she has been with
the American Red Cross at the Army Air
Base in Richmond.
Dr. George W. Jeffers, head of the De-
partment of Biology, has been given a
leave of absence for one year. He is di-
rector of the Chesapeake Bay Fisheries
Study under the auspices of the Chesa-
peake Bay Commission. The study is
financed by the General Education Board.
Mr. Norman O. Myers of the Business
Education Department, is on leave of ab-
sence, serving in the U. S. Navy.
Dr. Leroy Merritt, librarian, is serving
with the U. S. Army in France.
Mr. Merle Landrum, head of the Busi-
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Alumnae in War Services
THIS list includes the names of all Farmville Alumnae reported to the Alumnae Office
before October 1, 1944. Any additions or corrections will be gratefully received and
published in the next Bulletin.
Lt. Col. Harriet Hankins
Blanche Taylor Bradley
Thelma Houpe (Lt.)
Elizabeth Carroll Lineberger (Lt.)
Alice Grainger Remsberg (Lt.)
Martha Roberts (Lt.)
Lucy Thompson Robinson
Elizabeth Walthall (Lt.)
Doris R. Chestnut (Lt.)
Opal Irene Nelson
Sarah Buchanan (Lt.)
Harriet Hankins (Lt. Col.)
Elizabeth Mcintosh (Lt. )
Margaret Rucker (Lt.)
Estelle Cake Beard
Hannah M. Early
Virginia Lee Harvey
Lucie K. Shields
Pattie Venable Smith
Lena Mac Gardner Sammons
Shirley Ann Stephens
Cathernie McAllister Wayland
Ida Sykes Billups
Sara L. Anthony (Ensign)
Margaret Birdwell (Lt.)
Virginia Carroll (Lt.)
Grace Collins (Ensign)
Lt. Sarah Buchanan
Gwendolyn Daniei (Lt.)
Jane McGinnis Gregory (Ensign)
Gwendolyn C. Hardy (Ensign)
Clara Mamie Hurt
Nell Eva Huit
Dorothy Lawrence (Ensign)
Bess E. McGlothlin (Lt.)
Elizabeth Morris (Ensign)
Kathleen Ranson (Lt. )
Lillian Rhodes (Lt.)
Helen Roberts (Lt.)
Jane Cabell Sanford (Ensign)
Doris Carper Springer (Lt.)
Anne F. Trotter
Elizabeth Tyree (Lt. )
Anna Shaw Watson (Lt.)
Margaret Frances Hanmer Willis
Lula R. Windham (Ensign)
Winifred Wright (Ensign)
Frances Virginia Alexander (Ensign)
Bettie Sue Cummings Griffin (Ensign)
Ensign Betty Cunningham Griffin
Hannah M. Early — Red Cross
Marjorie Booton — Red Cross
Lieutenant Cathleen Ranson
Ensign Sarah Louise Anthony
Lieutenant Bess McGlothlin
Rachel Clarke — Wave
Ensign Virginia Frances Alexander
Lieutenant Elizabeth Lee Tyree
Harriette Vaden — Red Cross
Ensign Dorothy Lawrence
Lieutenant (jg) Gwendoline L. Daniel
Margaret W. Stratton, Yeoman lc USNR
Ensign Helen Roberts
Ensign Winfred Wright
When Readers Write
"I can't find words to express my pleas-
ure as I read the Alumnae Magazine. It
is an inspiration to read about the girls I
used to know. It makes me want to do
big things, too." — Lettie C. Laughan.
"I've gotten quite a thrill out of the
Alumnae Bulletins which have reached
me in a round-about way. I am so glad
to contribute to a portrait of Miss Coul-
ling. I loved and admired her very much.
The things she taught me have been of
real value in bringing up my four chil-
dren and in running my home." — Nellie
"My sister, Julia, and I are still talking
about the wonderful time we had in Farm-
ville on Founders Day. It was nice to see
our old College expanding, growing more
beautiful and carrying on its fine work."
— Annette Leach Gemwell.
"It wouldn't be possible to tell you how
much we enjoyed our stay on Founders
Day. Thank Dr. Jarman for giving us
this privilege. The program was beautiful-
ly carried out, the hospitality shown us
was wonderful, and the comforts you pro-
vided for our fiftieth anniversary were
perfect." — Pauline Harris Netherland;
Alma Harris Richardson.
"The memories of my trip to Farmville
will ever be a pleasure to me. To have
a large group of my classmates and other
old friends of forty years ago there as a
kind of receiving line started me off de-
lightfully. It gave me a feeling of impor-
tance, and you know that helps. We never
grow too old for flattery. To me the spirit
of the dear old place is very remarkable.
I enjoyed my rambles through the old
hallways because there I was communing
with the "Master Spirits" of forty years
ago. Happily though some of those spirits
were there in body. I gave Miss Rice a
hard, tight hug." — Carrie Martin Pegigo.
"As usual I read the Alumnae Bulletin
from cover to cover. It is a fine job and
it is a real joy to get it. Farmville S. T. C.
means more to me than any other College,
since I owe more to it than to any other
College. It gave me my real start as a
teacher, and my husband, the greatest of
all my blessings." — Fannie Littleton Kline.
"It gave me quite a start to see myself
listed by my maiden name in the Alum-
nae Bulletin when my house was fairly
being taken apart by our three children.
So to keep scandal from my door and to
put the records up to date, I am writing
to say I am Mrs. J. Henry Clippard in-
stead of Sadie Hunt." (Moral: Don't let
this happen to you!)
"The nine Lynchburg Alumnae cer-
tainly enjoyed the recent Founders Day
visit to Farmville." — Helen Costen.
"I do appreciate the picture of the Class
of 1894. Mr. McCorkle did a wonderful
job with these ten old ladies. With the
exception of two who would have their
heads too high, all were flattered. But we
all felt like holding them high that event-
ful day. Thank all who had a part in giv-
ing us so many pleasures." — Effie Shell
"Thanks for the wonderful Founders
Day week-end. It was worth traveling
many more miles to hear Phyllis Pedigo.
As my son, Joe, is in New Guinea, her
talk was near to my heart." — Esme
"It seems that I only had time to say
"Hello" and "Good-bye", but I surely
enjoyed doing that. It is always grand to
get back to Farmville from faraway Bris-
tol." — Mary Dornin Stant.
"The Bulletin just received gave me
quite a thrill. I do wonder what has hap-
pened to the members of the Class of
February 1901? I would love to hear from
them. I hope I can return to old Farm-
ville some day and see all the great
changes." — Elizabeth Carper Shelby, M.D.
"Every time I visit Farmville, I am
convinced that old S.T.C. is the finest
place ever." — Virginia Brinkley.
"Farmville meant so much to me that
I should like to serve her in any possible
way." — Mary Berkeley Nelson.
"Nancy Lyne expressed my feelings per-
fectly in the 1944 Alumnae Bulletin. I
have read her letter many times and I am
asking that you send catalogs to some
Swarthmore friends, who have daughters
interested in becoming kindergarten
teachers." — Kitty Carroll Price.
"How nice to have a letter from our
1914 class president, Maria Bristow
Starke, and to get the Bulletin with its
news and pictures of Dr. Jarman and
Louise Ford Waller! I am living in La-
Jolla, Calif., one of the busy crossroads of
this country, and life is very exciting here.
My husband is a physician and terribly
hard at work. I wonder if any other
Farmville Alumnae live near me?" — Lucy
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and doing everything possible to aid in the
winning of the war, but try to take a little
time off to come back to Farmville on
Founders Day. We'll talk over our four
years of school and tell each other about
our last ten years — we'll have a "whale of
Best wishes to each of you, and I am
looking forward to seeing a lot of you on
Frankie McDaniel Cargill
New York City
September 22, 1944
Greetings Class of '35:
Imagine us being up for the ten-year
hurdle. Quite a jump, eh lassies? There's
compensation in the green pastures of our
first really important reunion though.
You'll have to admit that!
Remember in June, 1935, how seriously
we took ourselves, always saying to each
other, "Wonder what we'll be doing ten
years from now?" It seemed time enough
to accomplish any feat — from captivating
a husband and beginning a family to
climbing to the top ring of the career
ladder. Of course, we didn't reckon with
a war way back then, despite Dr. Walms-
ley's warning to keep an eye on the Japs.
Founder's Day 1945 will be the ideal
time to get the answers to our ten years
of waiting. For who of us can resist a
continued story, especially the personal
ones? You know you'd get a kick out of
shooting the breeze with the old crowd.
"What are you doing anyway? How in
the world did you rate that wonderful
position? Where's your husband these
days, Army, Navy, or home front? Two
children? My, I hadn't heard about the
first one! I love the new coiffure, my
dear. You look younger than you did ten
years ago." (Who other than a classmate
would say that?)
Snap shots and stories galore, that's
what we want. Bring them back alive if
you can. If you can't, send them back
anyway so the ones of us who do get back
can enjoy them.
Here, my friends, is to 1945, may it be
a year of reunion for the world as well as
the class. See you next spring, I hope.
Lena Mac Gardner,
(Mrs. Macon C. Sammons)
Mary Frances Adams, '40; Mrs. Jack Lea Pointer,
c/o Mr. R. W. Adams, Damipple, Va.
Elizabeth Jean Arington, '41; Mrs. Ernest F. Jessee, Jr.,
314 Cabell St., Lynchburg, Va.
Elva Kathryn Andrews, '43; Mrs. Thorpe Jones, c/o
Mr. E. J. Andrews, Farmville, Va.
Elise Bennett Bailey, '35, '42; Mrs. D. B. Davis, 107
N. 3rd Avenue, Hopewell, Va.
Elizabeth Bernard, '43; Mrs. Robert Saul, Boone Mill,
Emma Bingham, '36; Mrs. R. F. Anderson, 1810 Bour-
bon Ave., Norfolk, Va.
Nancy Leigh Bonduiant, '42; Mrs. William Elmer Wil-
son, c/o Mr. S. W. Bondurant, Blacksburg, Va.
Ann Bradshaw, '42; Mrs. J. A. Mulren, 807 Marshall
St., Hampton, Va.
Alma H. Butterworth, '39; Mrs. Richard E. Lewis,
c/o Mrs. A. G. Butterworth, DeWitt, Va.
Elizabeth Butterworth, '38; Mrs. Ben Sayors, Dewitt,
Janet M. Blake, '42; Mrs. F. L. Boatwnght, Scotts-
Belly Boutchard, '42 Mrs. Samuel Conger Maclntyre,
III, 2512 Orcutt Ave., Newport News, Va.
Alice Leigh Barham, '41; Mrs. Alfred Alexander Jones,
308 North St., Portsmouth, Va.
Mamie Ida Barns, '35; Mrs. Emmette DePree Barham,
Jr., c/o Mr. J. T. Barns, 2517 Grove Ave., Rich-
Anne Colgate Boswell, '42; Mrs. James Frederick Kay,
111 Carroll Ave., Colonial Heights, Petersburg, Va.
Margaret W. Clark, '36; Mrs. H. H. Hanger, Fishers-
Mary Owen Carson, '42; Mrs. E. Warren Roberts, c/o
Mr. J. Owen Carson, Concord Depot, Va.
Mabel Carlton, '42; Mrs. Hayden Rist, c/o Mr. J. L.
Carlton, Farmville, Va.
Virginia Mae CampHeld, '43; Mrs. William Pierce Hay,
Jr., 7628 Swectbnar Road. Richmond, Va.
Laura Nell Crawley, '40; Mrs. John Vernon Birkland,
c/o Mr. J. W. Crawley, Hampden, Sydney, Va.
Mary Elizabeth Carroll, '38; Mrs. John W. Linebergcr,
c/o Mr. Robert Scott Carroll, 222 Claiborne Ave.,
Kocky Mount, Va.
Hazel May Colgate, '42; Mrs. E. E. Worrell, Jr., 2809
Third Ave., Koanoke, Va.
Sallie Kerr Dunlap, '41; Mrs. William Cook, Shackel-
Nelle Elizabeth Davis, "40; Mrs. James Dudley Wood-
ard, Jr., Courtland, Va.
Rachel Wiles DeBerry, '41; Mrs. Elwood Minton War-
ren, c/o Mr. L. VV. DeBerry, Blackstone, Va.
Nan Ellen Duer, '41; Mrs. Charles A. Earnest, III,
c/o Mr. C. B. Duer, Toano, Va.
Mary" Katheiine Dodson, '42; Mrs. Conrad N. Plyer,
c/o Mr. J. R. Dodson, 517 Maryland Ave., Norlolk,
Sarah Jane Danby, '43; Mrs. Joseph W. Eddins, Appo-
Sudie Doughty Dunton, '40; Mrs. Lyman Riddick
Brothers, "jr., c/o Mrs. S. H. Dunton, Cape Charles,
Dorothy Dade Davis, '40; Mrs. Richard D. Mattox,
c/o Mrs. James I. Davis, Mount Valley, Raccoon
Sallie Kerr Dunlap, '41; Mrs. W. C. Shackelford, c/o
Mis. George T. Dunlap, RFD 1, Lexington, Va.
Helen H. fugleman, -tO; Mrs. Emmett Wells Mc-
Cormick, c/o Mr. E. V. Eagleman, Lexington, Va.
Julia Christine Eason, '44; Mrs. Roger Walker Mer-
cer, Jr., 2614 Lamb Ave., Richmond, Va.
Ann Page Francis, *43; Mrs. R. O. Hickman, 108 Vic-
toria Ave., Hampton, Va.
Frances P. Ferguson, 43; Mrs. Howard D. Marshall,
c/o Mr. H. T. Ferguson, Prospect, Va.
Mildred Kathryn Finney, '31; Mrs. Carroll N. Gar-
nett, Cardsville, Va.
Harriett Elizabeth Farrier, '41; Mrs. John C. Mitchell,
c/o Mr. M. P. Farrier, Farmville, Va.
Irina Natalie Francis, '41; Mrs. Franklin Thomas Cole-
man, c/o Mr. A. S. Francis, Boykins, Va.
Agnes Lee Grigg, '32; Mrs. Chas. P. Boykin, Chula, Va.
Roberta Grigg, '40; Mrs. Mott Harrison, 58 S. King
St., Hampton, Va.
Virginia Arvin Gee, '32; Mrs. Ira Henry Erickson,
c/o Mr. B. L. Gee, Kenbridgc, Va.
Grace Viola Garrett, '40; Mrs. Robert William Brown,
c/o Mr. Floyd L. Garrett, Keysville, Va.
Virginia Howell, '41; Mrs. F. E. Clarke, c/o Mrs. R. S.
Cole, Church Road. Va.
Isla T. Hartwell, : 40; Mrs. Langhorne Hutter Meem,
Bettie Harper, '40; Mrs. William W. Wyatt, 139 Manteo
Ave., Hampton, Va.
Pansy Hill. "29; Mrs. Frank Halley, 4105 53rd Ave.,
Molly Irby Hardaway, '40; Mrs. William Lawrence
Powell, 105 Irving St., Blackstone, Va.
Frankie Blair Hubbard, '40; Mrs. T. J. Kektig, c/o
Mr. Reed T. Hubbard, Farmville, Va.
Helen Elizabeth Hoyer, '40; Mrs. Ralph W. Tucker,
Jr., c/o Mr. Knud Hoyer, Hampton, Va.
Hannah Louise Hamlett, '29; Mrs. Robert E. Morgan,
5014 Calendonia Rd., Richmond, Va.
Myrtle Lee Holt, '42; Mrs. Richardson C. Johnson,
c/o Mr. E. C. Holt, 2902 Seminary Ave., Richmond,
Jean Addison Hall, '42; Mrs. Edward Lloyd Bass,
Marion Hunter Hubbard, '44; Mrs. Norman Hubert
Taylor, Rice, Va.
Nell Sue Hall, '41 ; Mrs. F. Harvey Wilbourne, c/o
Mrs. Andrew McD. Hall, 209 Sherwood Ave., Roa-
Julia Ethelyn Jones, '42; Mrs. William H. Vest, Char-
Dorothy Lavinia Johnson. '42; Mrs. Jacob F. Watson,
208 St. James Ave., Suffolk, Va.
Elizabeth Ann Jordon, '43; Mrs. Edwin Joseph Vele-
novsky, 63b Cnestnut Ave., Waynesboro, Va.
Barbara Whitby Jones, '42; Mrs. Francis W. Dasher,
Jr., c/o Mr. Dudley M. Jones, 119 Linden Ave.,
Evelyn Krenning, '41; Mrs. Richard C. Moore, 626
Linden Ave., Portsmouth, Va.
Elvira McGehee Ligon, '39; Mrs. Herbert G. Taylor,
Jr., c/o Mrs. Leon T. Farrar, Keysville, Va.
Florence Whiting Lee, '41; Mrs. Carl Van Putnam, 108
LaSalle Ave., Hampton, Va.
Margaret Elizabeth McDearmon, '30; Mrs. Samuel
Brown Witt. Jr., 808 Park Ave., Richmond, Va.
Martha Martin Moore, ; 40; Mrs. Frank B. Howe, Jr. ,
c/o Mr. William S. Moore, "Red Hill", R. 1, Lex-
Effie Naomi Major, '43; Mrs. Robert C. Shipp, c/o Mr.
!•'. H. Major, 735 High Street, Clifton Forge, Va.
Audrey Elizabeth Mattox, '35; Mrs. Emory Hughes
Merryman, Rustburg, Va.
Mary Ernestine Morgan, '41; Mrs. H. Curtis Holloman,
Bernice Geraldine Mann, '41; Mrs. Madison G. Pow-
ell, c/o Mr. Obediah Mann, Farmville, Va.
Clara Anna Caroline Marshall, '43; Mrs. Joseph G.
Aylor, 3411 Guilford Terrace, Baltimore 18, Md.
Catherine Mofiitt, '26, '42; Mrs. Chalmers S. Wallers,
c/o Mrs. Elijah Mofhtt, Wakefield, Va.
Majorie Lois Nimmo, '43; Mrs. Walter B. Riser, 101
Brewer Ave., Suffolk, Va.
Norma Nichols, '43; Mrs. Kenneth L. Dingier, c/o Mr.
W. T. Nichols, Bellsville, Va.
V. Sue Owen, '40; Mrs. David Dulrow, 76 33 Street,
Mary Louise Puster, '42; Mrs. Herbert E. Tuck, Em-
Grace Florine Price, '38; Mrs. P. B. Trice, Jr., c/o
Mr. J. R. Price, R. 5, Farmville, Va.
Inez Carroll Prince, '32; Mrs. Charles L. Nash, 706
Chalfonte Drive, Alexandria, Va.
Jane Crockett Pecry, '41 ; Mrs. Charles Henry Peery,
IH, Tazewell, Va.
Lois Glass Powell, '37; Mrs. William B. Harris, c/o Mr.
C. W. Powell. South Boston, Va.
Ella Marsh Pilkinton, '43; Mrs. John George Adams,
619 Maple Ave., Richmond, Va.
Martha Elizabeth Peerman, '42; Mrs. Nathaniel T. Cole-
man, c/o Mr. R. L. Peerman, 144 Holbrook Ave.,
Susie Reames, '30; Mrs. Willie H. Beville, DeWitt, Va.
Catherine Louise Radspinner, '42; Mi's. John Robert
Snow, 4008 Wythe Ave., Richmond, Va.
Frances Brooks Robertson, '30; Mrs. John T. Tar-
water, 1307 Clay, Lynchburg, Va.
Lolita Robert, '43; Mrs. Donald O'Connor, Jr., c/o
Mr. Rafael Robert, 252 Ponce de Leon Ave., San-
Ellen McDonald Rovall, '42; Mrs. Walter F. Story. Jr.,
Anne Hui tt Ross, '37; Mrs. George Hatcher Snead, c/o
Mr. O. J. Ross, Onley, Va.
Alberta Collings Musgrave, a daughter, Martha
Margaret Farrar Baab, a daughter.
Anne Cocks Vaughan, a son, Robert Crews, Jr.
Anne Dugger Mcintosh, a son, Frank, III.
Zosie Carter Hutter, a daughter.
Evelyn West Allen, a daughter, Mary Evelyn.
Betty Hardy Murdoch, a daughter, Margaret
Sara Hardy Blanton, a daughter, Elizabeth
"Army"' Butterworth Lewis, a son, Richard, III.
Martha McCorkle Taylor, a daughter, Martha
Alma Garlick Jones, a son, Richard Edward,
Helen Seward Dallen, a daughter, Jane Bald-
Anne Easley Walden, a son.
Jane Lee Hutcheson Hanbury, a daughter,
Betty Lee Downing Bickford, a daughter, Betty
"Cottie" Willis Russ, a son, Stuart Hall, Jr.
Evelyn Beckham Broaddus, a daughter.
Katherine Hatch Whitfield, a daughter.
Margaret Robinson Simkins, a son, ' Francis
Virginia Vincent Saffelle, a daughter.
Mildred Smith Johnson, a daughter, Mildred
Carolyn Watts Wilson, a daughter, Mary Dab-
Hazel Burgwin Ward, a son, Stephen Day, Jr.
Vera Ebel Elmore, a daughter, Ellen Carey.
Sara West Moore, a son, William West.
Marie Eason Reveley, a son, W. Taylor, Jr.
Beulah Ettenger Cobbs, a son, Howard, Jr.
Mary Allen Peters Toner, a son.
Mary Elizabeth Pettigrew Diedrich, a son.
Virginia Read Turner Yelverton, a son, Hugh,
Helen Jeffries Miles, a son, Hugh, Jr.
"Humpty" Jones Davis, a daughter, Susan
Mary Elizabeth McCormick Leary, a son, John.
Isable Williamson Hayt, a son, Robert, Jr.
Martha Nottingham Rice, a son, David, Jr.
Lucille Field Holmes, a daughter, Ellen Stokes.
Page Archer Pruitt, a son, Richard.
Lucille Tiller Meredith, a daughter, Barbara
Valla Nimmo Stallings, a daughter, Sue.
Martha Brothers Fitzhugh, a son, Berryman, Jr.
Frances Dudley Brooks, a daughter, Nancy
Nan Gilbert Aman, a son, "Cy" Jr.
Margaret Stallard Wooling, a daughter, Mary
Mary Harvey Reaves, a daughter, Mary
"Ducky" Woodward Vanderberry, a daughter,
Pat Cowherd Adkins, a daughter, Sally Clary.
Betty Younberg Otteson, a son, Eric Albert.
Jean McClure Thomas, a son, William Wash-
Mary Priest Voight, a son, Ricks Stedman, Jr.
Martha Whelchel Plummer, a daughter, Anne
Allyne Louise Rice, '42; Mrs. Clinton W. Verelle,
c/o Mr. Fred O. Lewis. Lodge, Va.
Mary Wenanah Stone, '42; Mrs. William L. Burchard,
48 Shenandoah Road, Hampton. Va.
Maud Rose Shaw, '43; Mrs. Paul Bryan Wyche, Halls-
boro, N. C.
Dorothy Tuanita Smith, "41; Mrs. Paulus E. Price, c/o
Mr. E. J. Smith, Rice, Va.
Nell R. Lee Scott, '41; Mrs. Donald W. Weaver, Jr.,
2304 Grove Ave., Richmond. Va.
Gary Page Stone, '42; Mrs. Richard W. Townley, c/o
Mr. W. C. Stone, Sweet Hall, Va.
Ada Claire Snyder, '43; Mrs. William Dennie, Alta-
Mary Anne Scales, '37; Mrs. George Hairston, "Oak
Hill", Danville, Va
Marjorie Bernice Smith, '42; Mrs. Juan Frank Crofton,
c/o Mr. E. J. Smith, R. 1, Rice, Va.
Myra Elizabeth Smith, '40; Mrs. Warner T. Ferguson,
Elizabeth Anne Shelburne, '42; Mrs. George William
Beale. Rocky Mount, Va.
Frank Wood Smoot, '31; Mrs. Berthold Rossnagel,
1114 Prince St., Alexandria, Va.
Louise H. Stephenson, '36; Mrs. Robert Leroy McKee,
Mildred Short, '31; Mrs. Malvern S. Barrow, Jr., Al-
Sarah Hyde Thomas, '34; Mrs. John Vincent Douglas,
c/o Mr. A. C. '1 nomas, "Montgomery Hall", Staun-
Sadie Rebecca Vaughan, '42; Mrs. Clarence C. Dun-
lord, Max Meadows, Va.
Aurelia Mabel Varncr, '38; Mrs. Joseph A. Hazel-
grove, c/o Mr. W. A. Varner, Cumberland. Va.
Mary Annabel Wescott, '41; Mrs. G. Edward Finney,
Mary Brinson Walker. '43; Mrs. Clifford Arthur Hous-
man, c/o Mr. L. G. Walker, Victoria, Va.
Mary Rose Wood, '30; Mrs. Rue Ellston Swaze, c/o
Mrs. Florence Vvood, Jetersville, Va.
Caroline Hunter Willis. '39: Mrs. Frederick Jacob
Weiler, c/o Mrs. M. G. Willis, Jr., 1106 Princess
Anne, Fredericksburg, Va.
V. Lucille Wilkerson, '42; Mrs. Alfred M. Lightner,
c/o Mr. Walker Wilkerson, Farmville, Va.
Martha Jean Woodward, '43; Mrs. Robert Ernest Duke,
Nancy Jane Wolf?, '41 ; Mrs. Lewallen Borden
Evelyn Patricia Whitlock, '41; Mrs. J. K. Pownall, c/o
Mr. C. M. Whitlock, Mt. Airy, N. C.
Gertrude Thornhill Wright. '41 i Mrs. William E. Wells,
Jr., c/o Mrs. W. W. Wright, 501 Jackson Avenue,
Ella Banks Weathers; Mrs. William P. Boyle, c/o Rev.
J. W. Weathers, Lexington, Va.
Blanton, Annie L.; Mrs. Firmer Barrett, de-
Duncan, Lula M. ; Mrs. Lula D. Moir, 344
Jackson St., Bedford, Va.
Phillips, Lula O., deceased.
Armistead, Ellen Berkeley; Mrs. J. G. Guerrant,
Badger, Helen, address unknown.
Bondurant, Georgie, Farmville, Va.
Boyd, Carrie Y., 609 Allison Ave., S. W., Roa-
Bradshaw, Cornelia F. ; Mrs. Bassett Watts,
Brimmer, Rose, 119 College Ave., Danville, Va.
Bullard, Irene, 1525 Gordon Ave., Charlottes-
Burton, Kate; Mrs. Fred Glenn, 3701 16
Street, N. W., Washington, D. C.
Conway, Daisy; Mrs. Harvey L. Price, Blacks-
Davidson, Lottie M. ; Mrs. M. K. Humphreys,
Davis, Eulalie; Mrs. Woodson, address un-
Davis, Mary, Partlow, Va.
Eggleston, Martha, c/o Mrs. Fred Tower, Rich-
Ferebee, Mary; Mrs. Old, deceased.
Ford, Ella May; Mrs. Arthur Bruckner, de-
Fulkes, Susie; Mrs. Edwin A. Williams, 1315
Nottaway Ave., Richmond 22, Va.
Galloway, Lizzie, Care of Mrs. Julian Ford,
Peakland Place, Lynchburg, Va.
Godwin, Mary Hipkins, deceased.
Grav, Maud; Mrs. W. S. O'Neal, 213 Maple
St., High Point, N. C.
Hardy, Pearl, Blackstone, Va.
Hathaway, M. Virginia, Churchland, Va.
Higginbotham, Nancy, deceased.
Hopper, Mary; Mrs. Bernard McClaugherty,
Bluefield, W. Va.
Ivy, Mrs. Sally B., Charlottesville, Va.
Jayne, Mattie, deceased.
Kean, Elvira, deceased.
Littlepage, Carrie, address unknown.
Marable, Sudie; Mrs. Scales, deceased.
Nulton, Bessie; Mrs. J. B. Hoffman, deceased.
O'Brien, Clara, 1506 Confederate Ave., Rich-
Osborne, Tempe, Bluefield, W. Va.
Parlett, Mattie, deceased.
Raney, Mary Sue; Mrs. S. H. Short, 1606
Westover Ave., Petersburg, Va.
Ratcliffe, Mary B. ; Mrs. Richard Chenery,
2216 Park Ave., Richmond, Va.
Stone, Katherine, 210 Mountain Ave., Roa-
Stubbs, Linwood,529 Delaware Ave., Norfolk, Va.
Thrift, Susie E., deceased.
Trent, Adelaide, 4306 N. Lorcum Lane, Arling-
Wicker, Nellie, R.F.D., Black Mountain, N. C.
Winfree, Emma, deceased.
Wolfe, Elizabeth T., deceased.
Wootton, Agnes M.; Mrs. J. P. Spencer,
Mitchell's College, Statesville, N. C.
Abbitt, Eleanor; Mrs. J. Lewis Thomas, 219
Broad St., Portsmouth, Va.
Allen, Mary Avice; Mrs. Garnett Acree,
Anderson, Lucy; Mrs. B. Earnest Ward, Poca-
Anderson, Maud M.; Mrs. F. L. Soyars, 3118
Fendall Ave., Richmond, Va.
Atkinson, Margery; Mrs. Wm. Robinson, Em-
Brooke, Lucy Morton; Mrs. E. M. Terry, 508
Harder Rd., Coral Gables, Fla.
Chernault, Maude; Mrs. E. T. Yeaman, Box
92, Martinsville, Va.
Chilton, Susan Katherine; Mrs. C. P. Palmer,
1717 P St., Washington, D. C.
Clemmer, Lennie May, Grottoes, Va.
Cocke, Maria C; Mrs. Nathan Talcott, ad-
Crute, Janie M. ; Mrs. Paul Traywick, Cam-
eron, S. C.
Davis, Sally Guy, 47 Columbia Ave., Lynch-
Day, Mary French; Mrs. Jesse A. Parker,
Brookside Ave., Wantagh, Long Island, N. Y.
Dickey, Edith Leigh; Mrs. John R. Morris,
834 Locust Grove, Charlottesville, Va.
Diehl, Anna Lois; Mrs. John Fraser, Wellville,
Duvall, Edith; Mrs. D. W. Reed, 1123 2nd St.,
Roanoke 16, Va.
Edwards, Florence C; Mrs. O. W. Jeffrey,
Ewell, Mary Ish ; Mrs. Waller Hundley, Mid-
Fletcher, Mary Edna; Sherwood Apt. 1, Nor-
Goulding, Ethel F. ; Mrs. C. A. Sale, Moss
Gravely, Georgia ; Buffalo St., Farmville, Va.
Heath, Nellie G.; Mrs. J. P. Walker, 907 N.
17th St., Boise, Idaho.
Hinman, Olive May; R. 2, Louisville, Tenn.
Hodges, Willie Kate; Mrs. M. L. Booth,
Homes, Marv Virginia; Mrs. C. Wallace Cole-
man, 1205 Lake Ave., R. 13, Richmond, Va.
Howard, Mvra, 1 1 Mountain Ave., Roanoke,
Hurst, Grace, Box 203, High Point, N. C.
Ives, Maud E., address unknown.
James, Elizabeth F. ; Mrs. J. K. Dickinson,
Jeffries, Mary E. ; Mrs. Gilliam, Culpeper, Va.
Johnson, A. Laura, 114 Winona Ave., Roa-
Jones, Patty Love; Mrs. L. C. Lindsley, de-
La Boyteaux, Bee, 2422 Grove Ave., Richmond,
Lee, Ellen Moore; Mrs. John M. Wilson, 300
Warwick Lane, Lynchburg, Va.
Lemon, Elizabeth E. ; Mrs. C. J. Davis, Rocky
Lewis, Carlotta, Coral Gables, Fla.
Luttrell, Mildred Elizabeth; Mrs. B. L. Payne,
Manson, Lucy Hawes; Mrs. C. M. Simpson,
824 Shirley Ave., Norfolk, Va.
Moore, May Sue; Mrs. J. J. Beaman, address
Muse, Sue, deceased.
Newcomb, Maud, Burgess, Va.
Paulett, Alice Edmunds; Mrs. Geoffrey Creyke,
3525 R St., N. W., Washington 7, D. C.
Pierce, Fannie May, 201 Poplar Ave., Norfolk,
Reynolds, Stella; Mrs. Sellers, address unknown.
Richardson, Harriet Elizabeth, deceased.
Rogers, Roy; Mrs. John Coston, Mayesville,
Smith, Ada May, Ashland, Va.
Smith, Zaidie, deceased.
Stephens, Margaret Lynn; Mis. O. B. Guth-
rie, Gunnison, Colorado.
Tinsley, Elizabeth G.; Mrs. J. M. Apperson,
Tuck, J. Ursula; Mrs. M. R. Buckley, 2206
4th Ave., Highland Park, Richmond, Va.
Wade, Elizabeth Hamilton; Mrs. F. M. Woot-
ten, Greenville, N. C.
Walthall, Rose Epsie, deceased.
Ware, Alice K.; Mrs. W. T. Eubank, Newport
Watson, Calva Hamlet, address unknown.
Whitley, Mary Edith, 213 Bosley Ave., Suf-
Wilson, Grace Macon ; Mrs. James E. Bosworth,
Wolfe, Frances R., 112 Cathedral Place, Rich-
Woodruff, Hessie St. Clair; Mrs. J. L. Bugg,
Abbitt, Edith Frances; Mrs. John D. Rose, 845
S. William St., Henderson, N. C.
Adams, Blanch; Mrs. Lewis G. Chapman,
Allen, Lucy D., 1107 Jackson St., Lynchburg,
Allen, Rosa Linda; Mrs. Nathan Womack,
Armstrong, L. Elizabeth; Mrs. A. J. Davis,
4509 Hilltop Drive, Lynchburg, Va.
Barham, Elizabeth R. ; Mrs. J. P. King, Frank-
Baskerville, Alice, 3334 Hanover Ave., Rich-
Batten, Selma; Mrs. George Miller, 610 New
Jersey Ave., Norfolk, Va.
Bell, Mary Aline; Mrs. Charles W. Nicol,
Berger, Lula Belle; Mrs. E. M. Terry, La
Berger, Mary Simmons, La Crosse, Va.
Bivins, Elizabeth Jane; Mrs. Eugene McFall,
St. James Terrace Apt., Newport News, Va.
Boggs, Elizabeth, 625 Shirley Ave., Norfolk,
Bolton, Callie Quinton; Mrs. Leon Tyler,
Booker, Mildred Ann; Mrs. George Penn Dil-
lard, Draper, N. C.
Bratten, Dorothy, Princess Anne, Va.
Broocks, Annie Louise ; Mrs. Robert McGirt,
Abernathy St., Lenoir, N. C.
Broocks, Ruby Arelia; Mrs. R. Bruce Jackson,
Drakes Branch, Va.
Bull, Lola Fletcher; Mrs. Henry M. Pettus,
Campbell, Julia; Mrs. Cross, Clifton Station,
Campbell, Lucy Overton, King William, Va.
Caplan, Rosa, address unknown.
Cassidy, Sallie F., Mrs. Fred. Steinbaugh, 135
N. Johnson Ave., Pontiac, Mich.
Cheatham, Ethel M., 232 Lansing Ave., Lynch-
Christian, Martha S., 711 Cloverdale Ave.,
Winston-Salem, N. C.
Cleland, Elsie, 219 Norfolk Ave., Lynchburg,
Codd, Mary Elizabeth ; Mrs. George E. Parker,
406 Glasgow St., Portsmouth, Va.
Collier, Margaret Lee, 16 Collier St., Hamp-
Compton, Olivia A., 617 Marshall Ave., Roa-
Corbin, Grace F. ; Mrs. P. B. Nelson, Southern
Dairies, Inc., Raleigh, N. C.
Cousins, Winifred Watkins; Mrs. B. S. War-
ren, Greenville, N. C.
Coverston, Margaret E. ; Mrs. Ralph Sterling,
Coverston, Mary, Saltville, Va.
Davis, Frances V. ; Mrs. Bennett L. Bradley,
Dinwiddie, Evelyn; Mrs. Wiliam H. Bass, 5306
Dorchester Rd., Richmond, Va.
Dunton, Zephyr A. ; Mrs. William Thomas
Cowhig, Casanova, Va.
Eason, Laura Lee, Gatesville, N. C.
Ellett, Blanche; Mrs. R. R. Crowgey, Kelleys-
ville, W. Va.
Epes, Jacqueline Segar; Mrs. W. L. Devany,
Jr., 1342 Westover Ave., Norfolk, Va.
Ewald, C. Elizabeth; Mrs. Clarence Lively,
700 Park Ave., Portsmouth, Va.
Garnett, Roma; Mrs. William Heckney, 301
E. Nash St., Wilson, N. C.
Garrett, Lemma M. ; Mrs. Jas. A. Johnson,
Glass, Laurice, address unknown.
Goldman, Frances, 1101 Floyd Ave., Rich-
Graham, Lucy; Mrs. Albert F. Clark, Hiwas-
Gray, Kate E. ; Mrs. L. D. Stables, Monroe, Va.
Gresham, Genevieve Florence; Mrs. L. G.
White, 533 Elizabeth Place, Portsmouth, Va.
Hale, N. Kathleen, deceased.
Hamilton, Cornelia, Remington, Va.
Hammock, Ella W., St. Elizabeth's Hospital,
Hancock, Elizabeth Moon; Mrs. Wm. D. Da-
vis, 1014 S. Wayne St., Arlington, Va.
Hancock, Susie; Mrs. Walter Scott, Appomat-
Harris, Eunice Sears; Mrs. Eugene W. Hundley,
Harris, Katherine Eugenia, 2313 Orcutt Ave.,
Newport News, Va.
Harris, Olive; Mrs. William D. Kydd, Wayzata,
Harvey, Louise; Mrs. Frank E. O'Neill, ad-
Hill, Mary Catherine; Mrs. J. M. Shepherd,
Hood, Madge, I 25 Liberty St., Petersburg, Va.
Hood, Nellie, 125 Liberty St., Petersburg, Va.
Hughes, Lillie B. ; Mrs. R. B. Stadler, 6401
33rd St., N. W., Washington, D. C.
Hughes, Nan K.; Mrs. M. L. Pierce, Chil-
Jackson, Margaret T. ; Mrs. D. F. Fleet, Taze-
Jarratt, Elizabeth, Methodist Publishing House,
Jesser, Emma; Mrs. C. D. Kunkel, Jr., de-
Jeter Carey Gilbert; Mrs. William Gist Fin-
ley, York, S. C.
Johns, Harriet, R. F. D., Farmville, Va.
Johnson, Marian, 220 Newport News Ave.,
Johnson, Sally P.; Mrs. E. F. Eldred, 1135
Spring Hill Rd., Staunton, Va.
Kent, Fannie P. ; Mrs. W. T. Sedgley, 50 James
St., Bristol, Va.
Lee, Martha Lowry; Mrs. G. L. Doughty,
Lester, M. Ella, Elamsville, Va.
Mackan, Christine H.; Mrs. O. W. Scharch,
545 Warren Crescent, Norfolk, Va.
Mackey, Lelia Judson ; Mrs. Boyd Boggess,
Meredith, Elfie, Lawrenceville, Va.
Messick, M. Elizabeth; Mrs. Mary E. M. Phil-
lips, address unknown.
Miller, Jessie; Mrs. R. T. Montgomery, ad-
Miller, Louise Middleton; Mrs. J. W. Price,
Minton, M. Diana, 2400 Barton Ave., Rich-
Moore, Mildred, address unknown.
Moore, Pearl Lillian; Mrs. Anderson B. Cosby,
Jr., 2418 Maplewood Ave., Richmond, Va.
Nance, Nellie, 3652 Warder St., N. W., Wash-
ington, D. C.
Nanny, Mary; Mrs. T. A. Barrs, South Hill, Va.
Noell, Evelyn; Mrs. W. H. Wood, 2113 Lake
Ave., Knoxville, Tenn.
Olgers, Marion G., 621 E. Broadway, Hope-
Orr, Eva A., address unknown.
Owen, Carrie Alice; Mrs. J. T. Manning,
Painter, Elizabeth, Draper, Va.
Painter, Lenna M. ; Mrs. A. G. Crockett,
Parrish, Harriet C; Mrs. George Caldwell,
Perkins, Sallie Virginia ; Mrs. J. A. Oast, 700
Rivcrview Ave., Portsmouth, Va.
Perrow, Claiborne, 515 Madison St., Lynch-
Preston, Anne, Abingdon, Va.
Price, Julia B. ; Mrs. T. C. Armstrong, 2602
Edgewood Ave., Richmond, Va.
Pruden, Louise T. ; Mrs. R. R. Apperson, 102
Botetourt Rd., Hilton Village, Va.
Pugh, Gay; Mrs. J. T. Jeffreys, Goldsboro,
Richardson, Katherine; Mrs. H. L. Cummings,
402 N. Meadow St., Richmond, Va.
Ritsch, Nannie; Mrs. Gilbert C. Walker, Jr.,
Rumbough, Mary; Mrs. J. Carlton Hearn,
Scott, Buelah F.; Mrs. H. C. Baker, deceased.
Scott, Fannie G. ; Mrs. R. J. Crowder, 1611
Sauer St., Richmond, Va.
Smith, Janet V., 251 Broad St., Portsmouth,
Snidow, Eunice; Mrs. D. C. Ricks, Jarratt, Va.
Souder, E. Marnetta, Box 140, Hampton, Va.
Spitler, Anna R. ; Mrs. Thomas G. Booton,
Spitler, Jessie, Luray, Va.
Spratley, Mabel, 149 Victoria Ave., Hampton,
Terry, Hazel Gray; Mrs. R. M. Trimble, Uni-
versity of N. C, Chapel Hill, N. C.
Thomas, Virginia; Mrs. D. D. Spiller, Wythe-
Towler, Mattie Belle; Mrs. T. H. Snead,
Winifred, W. Va.
Troughton, Martha; Mrs. B. E. Riles, R. F. D.,
Turnbull, Gertrude; Mrs. C. M. Whitlock, Mt.
Airy, N. C.
Tyus, Annie Mae; Mrs. Harold D. Cole, 1548
Cedar Lane, Norfolk 8, Va.
Vaughan, Ellen; Mrs. T. W. Friend, Drakes
Watkins, Patsy, Farmville, Va.
Wayts, Josephine; Mrs. John Howdershell,
Welker, Gertrude; Mrs. John Thomas Ram-
Willard, Eulalia Moffett; Mrs. R. W. Eldridge,
2138 Rosewell Ave., Charlotte, N. C.
Williams, Virginia Adaline ; Mrs. J. A. North-
cott, address unknown.
Wimbish, Helen; Mrs. A. N. Hawley, Salt-
Wingo, Viola Vivian, deceased.
Wood, N. Lucille; Mrs. E. R. Tompkins, 245
Lyme St., Hartford, Conn.
Zernow, Margaret; Mrs. Stanley Shawver,
1920 DEGREE CLASS
Gildersleeve, Ethel, 44 Hollywood Ave., Hamp-
Lancaster, Mary L. ; Mrs. J. B. Wall, Farm-
1920 DIPLOMA CLASS
Agee, Carrie Maude ; Mrs. William Rudy, Ken-
tucky Ave., Paducah, Ky.
Allen, Katherine; Mrs. A. S. Bridgforth, Jr.,
Andrews, Martha Violet, Military Road, Suf-
Bailey, Bettie Sue; Mrs. W. T. Barnes, Black-
Bailey, Inez Eugenia; Mrs. H. J. Drewry,
Baird, Charlotte M. ; Mrs. G. B. Ferebee, Jr.,
1112 Graydon Ave., Norfolk, Va.
Barnes, Alta; Mrs. B. F. Lowry, 804 Lancaster
Road, Richmond, Va.
Bell, Mary H.; Mrs. Bagby Atwood, 2904 San
Gabriel, Austin, Texas.
Blair, Clair; Mrs. W. B. Hackley, 2120 Lake-
view Ave., Richmond, Va.
Bland, Jeannette, West Point, Va.
Blankenship, Beatrice; Mrs. W. P. Ingram,
Rocky Mount, N. C.
Brewer, Blanche Eugenia; Mrs. W. J. McMa-
hon, 124 31 St., Newport News, Va.
Bridges, Irene; Mrs. J. L. Mcintosh, Lees-
Brightwell, Louise Newton ; Mrs. W. A. Wat-
son, Jr., First Ave., Farmville, Va.
Burgess, Carolyn; Mrs. P. B. Pulman, address
Burks, Blanche C; Mrs. Norman Span, Do-
Camper, Gladys; Mrs. M. B. Moss, Ford, Va.
Carmean, Emma; Mrs. A. C. Jones, address
Carter, Ruth Elizabeth; Mrs. Frank Fourqu-
rean, Halifax, Va.
Carter, Virginia Lee, Felton, Delaware.
Clark, Emily L., Peabody Conservatory of Mu-
sic, Baltimore, Md.
Cocks, Lillian Cyrilla; Mrs. Woodie Leffue,
Boones Mill, Va.
Coffman, Eva, address unknown.
Coleman Nannie Jane; Mrs. E. D. Messick, W.
Francis St., Williamsburg, Va.
Crawley, Mary Verliner, Madisonville, Va.
Currie, Frances, Merry Point, Va.
Dickerson, Margaret Esther; Mrs. M. J. Stock-
ton, 123 Harbor Drive, Hampton, Va.
Edmondson, Eleanor; Mrs. J. N. Holmes,
Goldsboro, N. C.
Edmunds, Janette W., 2014 Grove Ave., Rich-
Emory, Pattie Wright; Mrs. T. B. Harris, Em-
Estep, Edith Dorset; Mrs. R. P. Gray, Sign-
Forbes, Elizabeth V., Andersonville, Va.
Ford, Juliette L. ; Mrs. John W. Broocks, 1020
Ferndale Drive, High Point, N.'C.
Friend, Ruth Elfreth ; Mrs. P. A. Shelburne,
1005 McGee St., Greensboro, N. C.
Gannaway, Frances Anderson; Mrs. W. A.
Moon, Ellerson, Va., Box 407, Route 1.
Giddens, Katie L.; Mrs. G. C. Bourne, Saluda,
Gilliam, Kathleen Leeke; Mrs. R. C. Smith,
Virginia Beach, Va.
Gray, Ella; Mrs. Jules LeGrande, 904 Golf
Lane, Wheaton, 111.
Green, Betty; Mrs. S. D. Craig, 1827 Berkeley
Ave., Petersburg, Va.
Hailey, Helen; Mrs. Emmett Daniel, Charlotte
C. H., Va.
Hargrave, Katherine M., Dinwiddie, Va.
Hayes, Helen Marie; Mrs. Percy O. Parker,
Hedgepeth, Janet; Mrs. W. H. Jones, address
Hobson, Helen M. ; Mrs. Walter Clark, 1105
Burnsidc St., Hopewell, Va.
Hudson, Harriet Susan, Rocky Mount, Va.
Hudson, Kate Lee, Rocky Mount, Va.
Hundley, Julia, Smithfield, Va.
Jenkins, Myrtie, Culpeper, Va.
Johnson, Olive; Mrs. Floyd Turner, c/o
Brewer Jewelry Store, Suffolk, Va.
Jones, Mary Elizabeth, Brodnax, Va.
Jones, M. Katherine, Boyce, Va.
Jones, Sue Duval, Route 5, Lynchburg, Va.
Jones, Vara Cunningham; Mrs. Luke McAmos,
Kernodle, Esther; Mrs. J. W. Brinkley, Shell
Krebs, Katherine; Mrs. G. W. T. Kearsley, 120
E. Magnolia Lane, Oakridge, Tenn.
Lamberth, Annie, New Upton, Va.
Lane, Vivian Gray; Mrs. C. E. Hollowell, 1231
Chesapeake Ave., S. Norfolk, Va.
Lantz, Edna Marie, 219 N. Boulevard, Rich-
Lash, Agnes Redgrave; Mrs. Junius Richard-
son, 31 Court St., Portsmouth, Va.
Lavinder, Odell May; Mrs. F. B. Martin, 207
N. Meadow St., Richmond, Va.
Leech, Elizabeth; Mrs. C. h. Wnitehurst, ad-
Lewis, Annie Elizabeth; Mrs. H. A. Jones, 3702
Venable Ave., Charleston, W. V.
Lewis, Langhorne D.; Mrs. H. S. Kellam, 113
Ohio Ave., Ingleside, Norfolk, Va.
Lewis, Mary Bernard, deceased.
Lewis, Winnie G. ; Mrs. F. G. Minor, 3608
Lakeshore Ave., Oakland, Calif.
Lindsey, Mary Elizabeth; Mrs. W. W. Lane,
Lowe, Margie; Mrs. H. W. Churn, 208 Broad
St., Suffolk, Va.
Lynn, Frances C; Mrs. Bosley Baugher, 1
Park Drive, Catonsville, Md.
McCalmont, Aldona; Mrs. H. C. Bradshaw,
McCormick, Eleanor; Mrs. W. B. Mitchell,
Spice Hollow Spring, Prospect Hills, Roa-
Mahood, Julia, 1376 Park Ave., Lynchburg,
Mason, Mary Meade, 235 Warwick Lane,
Meredith, Anne Shelton; Mrs. G. W. Jeffers,
Miller, Inda Lucile, deceased.
Moore, Rose Marie; Mrs. A. W. McClay, Jr.,
302 N. Plum St., Richmond, Va.
Mooshy, Varsenic, address unknown.
Morris, Mildred; Mrs. A. L. Brown, 508 Gray-
don Park, Norfolk, Va.
Moses, Mildred Dewey; Mrs. R. H. Walton,
Muse, Mary; Mrs. Edward H. Henry, East
Falls Church, Va.
Mustoe, Bessie Louise; Mrs. J. C. Tucker, Hot
Penick, Florence Vaughan; Mrs. William Ly-
brook, Jr., 1813 Dalton Rd., Greensboro,
Pribble, Kathleen, 112 Yeardley Ave., Lynch-
Pugh, Virginia, 213 Roxbury Apt., Norfolk,
Purdy, Julia Lee; Mrs. Louis Harris, Law-
Ramsey, Eliza Terrell; Mrs. Orville M. Emory,
Rew, Janie Areaston; Mrs. G. H. Mapp, Melfa,
Reynolds, Mary Margaret; Mrs. C. A. John-
son, 338 Tuxedo Ave., Highland Park, De-
troit 3, Michigan.
Rice, Lily Vaughan; Mrs. J. T. Price, address
Richardson, Mary Rives; Mrs. E. P. Lancas-
ter, Farmville, Va.
Rosser, Kathleen Elizabeth ; Mrs. E. Carl Hoo-
ver, Bassett, Va.
Rucker, Massie F., Prospect, Va.
Rucker, Mary Virginia; Mrs. Frank L. Mar-
ney, 127 Solar St., Bristol, Va.
Rutrough, Eva Virginia; Mrs. R. A. Bagley,
Mt. Regis Sanatorium, Salem, Va.
St. Clair, Linda, address unknown.
Sally, Annie, Pinewood, S. C.
Sargent, Endia Moss, deceased.
Shapard, Empsie; Mrs. Lawrence C. Snead,
3317 New Kent Road, Richmond, Va.
Southall, Mary Meade; Mrs. G. E. Borron,
Spencer, Portia Lee, '31 Court St., Portsmouth,
Spicer, Sarah Frances; Mrs. Edward N. Good-
son, Linden Ave., Portsmouth, Va.
Spindler, Frances, R. E. Lee School, Peters-
Stegeman, Ruth, Wicomico Church, Va.
Stephens, Clara Burnhart; Mrs. L. L. Jones,
1014 Jamestown Blvd., Norfolk, Va.
Stevens, Hennie, Shipman, Va.
Thomas, Sara Frances; Mrs. Oscie French,
West Branch Blvd., Portsmouth, Va.
Trotter, Louise; Mrs. S. D. Wooten, Goldsboro,
Tudor, Mabel ; Mrs. Mabel Tudor Grogan,
Tune, Janie Elizabeth, deceased.
Tune, Mary, Vernon Hill, Va.
Vaiden, Victoria; Mrs. Stanley Worden, The
Green No. 20, Dover, Delaware.
Vincent, Elizabeth, 205 Cedar St., Suffolk, Va.
Walden, Jessie, Farmville, Va.
Walker, Ridley; Mrs. John F. Sanderford,
Fayetteville, N. C.
Watson, Martha Selma; Mrs. J. C. Mills, 3906
Lawson St., Richmond, Va.
Watts, Louise, 146 W. 10 Street, New York
City, N. Y.
1925 DEGREE CLASS
Abell, Ruth P.; Mrs. J. M. Hill, Trevillians, Va.
Almond, Annie Miler, Washington, Va.
Askew, Dorothv E.; Mrs. J. Dejarnette Gayle,
415 Partridge St., Albany, N. Y.
Barksdale, Frances M., Home address: Safu,
Bartholomew, Ruth, Payne College, Augusta,
Conway, Anne B., Bowling Green, Va.
Crowder, Nannie, address unknown.
Fletcher, Doris, Parksley, Va.
Francis, Nelda; Mrs. Hyde Crawford, 2402
Westgate Drive, Houston, Texas.
Harris, Eula, 1500 Park Ave., Richmond, Va.
Hill, Dama, 223 Cowperthwaite Place, West-
field, N. J.
Howard, Frances, South Boston, Va.
Hunt, Mary Elizabeth; Mrs. J. J. Stump,
Jester, E. Ann; Mrs. B. Cohn, 1711 University
Ave., Bronx, N. Y.
Johnson, Agnes Tyler; Mrs. John A. M. Zeh-
mer, address unknown.
Jones, Ella; Mrs. E. L. Ordonez, 502 Graydon
Park, Norfolk, Va.
Kernodle, Ruth E.; Mrs. Earl W. Miller,
Warm Springs, Va.
Lang, Winnie Laura; Mrs. A. F. Scott, de-
Lindscy, Virginia; Mrs. Virginia Lindsey,
Bridge St., Farmville, Va.
Maldonado, Rosa, address unknown.
Miller, Helen Thomas; Mrs. Harold Brown, 423
S. Washington St., Winchester, Va.
Moore, Margaret K. ; Mrs. M. L. Nash, Gatun,
Morgan, Kathleen C. M. ; Mrs. F. R. Hogg,
637 Massachusetts Ave., Norfolk, Va.
Morton, Martha Frances; Mrs. Baxter Brick-
house, Fentress, Va.
Nunn, Lillian, 1817 Hanover Ave., Richmond,
Peck, Mary E., Farmville, Va.
Peirce, Flementine, Nuttsville, Va.
Reams, Anna Branch; Mrs. Sidney G. Gil-
breath, Jr., 311 S. Mark, Chattanooga,
Richardson, Mary Rives; Mrs. E. P. Lancaster,
Shore, Katharine, Burkeville, Va.
Shotwell. Erna F., Nathalie, Va.
Spradlin, Bertha, 1211 Bienville Ave., Mobile,
Tucker, Annie Lisle; Mrs. B. H. Hamlett,
South Hill, Va.
Walton, Lucille, 1116 E. Main St., Danville,
Watson, Susie R. ; Mrs. C. V. St. Amant, Gon-
West, Jean, Chcrrycroft, Box 197 C, R. F. D. 1,
Norfolk, Va. ..
Williams, Winifred, Chase City, Va.
Winslow, Anne Marie, 120 Dinwiddie St.,
Wolfe, Charlotte A.; Mrs. L. B. Wales, 1424
Princess Anne Rd., Norfolk, Va.
Wood, Helen, address unknown.
Wood, Lucile; Mrs. S. M. Carwright, 5210
Powhatan Ave., Norfolk, Va.
Worrell, Virgie Lee, Newsome, Va.
1925 DIPLOMA CLASS
Adams, Sarah Helen, Greenbush, Va.
Alford, Doris, deceased.
Alfred, Virginia, Clarksville, Va.
Anderson, Annie Belle; Mrs. G. C. Duncan,
Jr., Longhurst, N. C.
Anderson, Claudia; Mrs. E. F. Liebrecht, 34-48
81st St., Jackson Heights, New York, N. Y.
Arbuckle, Elizabeth ; Mrs. Richard R. Dickson,
Box 185, Lewisburg, W. Va.
Archibald, Albertine; Mrs. Earl D. Powell,
Knights Apts., Newport News, Va.
Arthur, Bessie, 516 Dale Ave., S. E., Roanoke,
Atkinson, Bessie D., Middleburg, N. C.
Babb, Lula May; Mrs. L. G. Conner, Rich
Square, N. C.
Bain, Helen G., 712 Webster Ave., Portsmouth,
Ballagh, Elizabeth, 1823 Grace St., Lynch-
Barksdale, Annie Lee, 167 Madison Lane,
Barksdale, Ethel B. ; Mrs. Claude Whittington,
912 Dale Ave., S. E., Roanoke, Va.
Barnette, E. Lucille, 813 Denniston Ave., Roa-
Barns, Mallie Virginia, Office Internal Reve-
nue, Richmond, Va.
Barrow, Elizabeth B. ; Mrs. T. Clifton McDow-
ell, Alberta, Va.
Barrow, Grace, Cluster Springs, Va.
Bentley, Katherine B.; Mrs. E. G. Ragsdale,
1042 E. McCarty St., Jefferson City, Mo.
Berkeley, Cynthia; Mrs. T. W. Williams, Jr.,
706 Hastings St., Pittsburg, Pa.
Berry, Kathleen; Mrs. Bright, 31 Bishop Ave.,
Massena, N. Y.
Berryman, Virginia, R. F. D., Surry, Va.
Bird, Sarah Evelyne, address unknown.
Bishop, A. Virginia; Mrs. Francis Barlow, 205
14th St., Hopewell, Va.
Bland, Virginia, Wicomico Church, Va.
Boisseau, Alice, Cypress Chapel, Va.
Boon, Kathryn; Mrs. H. A. Hurst, Pulaski, Va.
Bowie, Burma, Culpeper, Va.
Brockwell, Virginia, address unknown.
Brown, Mobley Mabel; Mrs. William James,
1201 Franklin Road, Roanoke, Va.
Brown, Thelma, Capron, Va.
Bruce, Elizabeth C, address unknown.
Burgess, Rebecca; Mrs. O. H. Hill, 8212 Ed-
win Drive, Oakdale Farms, Norfolk, Va.
Burnette, Virginia, R. 1, Danville, Va.
Byrd, Ida, Covington, Va.
Canada, Margaret Adele; Mrs. P. W. Whit-
lock, 428 E. Innes, Salisbury, N. C.
Carney, Norma; Mrs. D. G. Craddock, 121 Mt.
Vernon Ave., Portsmouth, Va.
Carwile, Mary Louise; Mrs. D. P. Pittman,
Gates, N. C.
Chandler, Margaret N. ; Mrs. R. B. Freeman,
Cobb, Clara Bliss; Mrs. C. F. Harper, address
Colonna, Lyla, 21 Bagley St., Hampton, Va.
Commander, Ophelia, 1120 Jamestown Cres-
cent, Norfolk, Va.
Cook, Alice, address unknown.
Covington, Ethel; Mrs. Charles A. Allen, Pros-
Cowherd, Virginia S.; Mrs. A. S. Adkins, Jr.,
603 Edgewood Road, Richmond, Va.
Cowles, Harriet; Mrs. Harriet Cowles Carter,
R. F. D. 1, Midlothian, Va.
Cox, Dean Rebecca; Mrs. J. J. Gwaltney, 217
Lansing Ave., Lynchburg, Va.
Craig, Blanche ; Mrs. H. A. Garbee, Evington,
Crawley, Margaret Fennell; Mrs. Julian Hol-
land, address unknown.
Creecy, Ruth T.; Mrs. Herbert Lovd, Culpeper,
Crenshaw, Lillian Marie; Mrs. J. E. Hodges,
Crisman, Hellen E. ; Mrs. Bruce Gorham, Cork
St., Winchester, Va.
Crocker, Bertha, Ivor, Va.
Crockett, Elizabeth, Max Meadows, Va.
Crowe, Derilda Elizabeth; Mrs. John R. White,
Daughtry, Blanche, Franklin, Va.
Davidson, Mrs. D. E., deceased.
Davis, Salie W.; Mrs. Percy Dugger, Farm-
Deans, Louise; Mrs. Frank Coggins, Greenway
Drive, Portsmouth, Va.
Deaver, Pauline F.; Mrs. Siler, Natural Bridge,
Disharoon, Margaret Louise, 1026 15th St.,
N. W., Washington, D. C.
Dobbs, Margaret, 252 Ethel Ave., Norfolk, Va.
Doyle, Jean, E. Poythress St., Hopewell, Va.
Drewry, Carrie, 502 Mowbry Arch, Norfolk,
Earnest, Elizabeth, Afton, Tenn.
East, Maggie V. ; Mrs. Marvin Watson, Chat-
Edmunds, Kate Easley; Mrs. H. Tucker, Hal-
Edwards, Mabel Jacqueline; Mrs. J. V. Hines,
Ellington, Lillian, Fairfax, Va.
Elliott, Reva; Mrs. H. M. Scrogham, Augusta
Emory, Adelaide Virginia, address unknown.
Everett, Russell; Mrs. W. Q. Brothers, Whaley-
Fcnne, Mollie, R. F. D. 3, Williamsburg, Va.
Ferrell, Nellie, 20 Pine St., Petersburg, Va.
Finney, Catherine, address unknown.
Foster, Lilla, La Crosse, Va.
Fox, Sarah Elizabeth; Mrs. L. O. Wendenburg,
Franklin, R. Lucille; Mrs. Herman Richard-
son, Midlothian, Va.
Freeman, Martha S., Hampton, Va.
Fretwell, Bernice, Ashland, Va.
Fretwell, M. Gladys; Mrs. Richard O. Custer,
1105 N. Augusta St., Staunton, Va.
Fuller, Margaret, address unknown.
Fuqua, Norma, Radford, Va.
Gallaher, Evelyn Lois, 925 Tazewell Ave., Roa-
Garnett, K. Otey; Mrs. J. H. Norman, III,
7222 Dunnaway Rd., Baltimore 22, Md.
Gates, Josie; Mrs. H. O. Davidson, Kingsport,
Gaylord, Annie Lee, address unknown.
Gill, Cora, address unknown.
Gilliam, Nannie; Mrs. Nannie Gilliam Pitts,
Goetz, Freia A. ; Mrs. Claude S. Womack,
Gose, Mary; Mrs. Thomas Pope, Wytheville,
Gravely, Nina, Martinsville, Va.
Griffin, Gladys M. : Mrs. A. L. Jeter, 1515
Rivermont, Lynchburg, Va.
Griffin, Lydia Elizabeth, Holland, Va.
Guy, Elva M., address unknown.
Guy, Myrtle Virginia; Mrs. Fred Mapp, Belle
Hancock, Dorothy; Mrs. Floyd Boiling, 421
King George Ave., Roanoke, Va.
Hall, L. Edna; Mrs. Earnest Waterfield, Route
3, Hickory, Va.
Hardy, Sallie Matthews; Mrs. Clarence B. Neb-
lett, 4403 W. Franklin St., Richmond, Va.
Harrell, Virginia Marion; Mrs. Pender Smith,
Havens, Ada, Green Bay, Va.
Hedgepeth, Elizabeth, Handsom, Va.
Hendricks, Annie H., Alton, Va.
Hendricks, Jayne S., Alton, Va.
Hinch, Martha; Mrs. H. M. Guernsey, 1217
3 St., S. W., Roanoke, Va.
Hitchings, Bessie May, address unknown.
Huff, R. Bernice; Mrs. Claud Garrett, Bristol,
Hughes, Dorothy P. ; Mrs. William A. Harris,
317 Arlington St., Lynchburg, Va.
Hughes, Gertrude L., address unknown.
Hunter, E. Carolyn, Mrs. S. G. Harvey, 2419
Terrell Place, Lynchburg, Va.
Hunter, Virginia; Mrs. William P. Marshall,
432 Elmwood Ave., Lynchburg, Va.
Jackson, C. Virginia, 414 Glasgow St., Ports-
Jeter, Ora, Route 1 1, Richmond, Va.
Johnson, I. Gertrude, deceased.
Johnson, Ruby Onetta, 539 N. Elm Ave., Ports-
Johnson, Thelma, Parksley, Va.
Jones, Anne, Walter Reed Hospital, Washing-
ton, D. C.
Jones, Beulah P.; Mrs. Jere Bunting, Jr., ad-
Jones, Dorothy C. ; Mrs. W. E. Griffin, Alberta,
Jones, Elizabeth Feild, 714 Duke St., Alex-
Jones, Elsie; Mrs. Elsie Jones Hale, Eure, N. C.
Katz, Lillie; Mrs. Lillie Katz Borenbaum, ad-
Keasler, Lillie; Mrs. Lillie K. Wootton, 301
Main St., Hopewell, Va.
Kester, Isabella Amelia; Mrs. Robert O. Min-
ter, 604 Church St., Martinsville, Va.
Kibler, Mary Elizabeth ; Mrs. Walter M. Welch,
Riser, Katherine; Mrs. John C. Gillespie,
R. F. D., Tazewell, Va.
Kiser, Martha; Mrs. Samuel Leece, Tazewell,
Lackey, Willie, Covesville, Va.
Lambert, Anne Virginia; Mrs. J. Tavener
Fudge, Covington, Va.
Land, Mattie Randolph; Mrs. Homer L.
Clime, Route 2, Wake Forest, N. C.
Latimer, Lucille, Townsend, Va.
Lawrence, Emily Louise; Mrs. R. H. Hoffer,
Lawrence, Virginia, 650 N. Elm St., Ports-
Leftwich, Georgia A., Newsoms, Va.
Lewis, Madge Lorena; Mrs. R. D. Carrington,
Jr., Whiteville, N. C.
Lewis, Virginia Gibson ; Mrs. Leland S. Short,
17 Coding St., Petersburg, Va.
Lifsey, Judson ; Mrs. B. H. Parker, Emporia, Va.
Lippman, Rose, address unknown.
Luxford, Louise, Princess Anne, Va.
Lythgoe, Hattie, 1802 5 Ave, Richmond, Va.
McCluer, Argyle, Fairfield, Va.
McCluer, Elizabeth, Fairfield, Va.
McCoy, Bonnie, 500 Mulberry St., Martins-
Mcintosh, Mary Perry; Mrs. John Gerald Pur-
cell, Louisa, Va.
McKenny, Eva Beatrice, Fredericksburg, Va.
McKinney, Mary, Chase City, Va.
McMurdo, Madeline M.; Mrs. H. B. Whit-
more, 30 Fairview Ave., Port Washington,
Long Island, N. Y.
McMurdo, Sallie Roane; Mrs. W. W. Willis-
ton, 23 Round Hill, Northampton, Mass.
Maddux, Elizabeth; Mrs. Carson Elmore, Jr.,
Martin, Janie E. ; Mrs. Floyd Kay, Warm
Martin, Veta; Mrs. George Key, Clifton Forge,
Mason, Christine, Rice, Va.
Matthews, Alma; Mrs. J. T. Vaughan, Ken-
Maynard, Alma R. ; Mrs. Harry Redman, ad-
Mays, Eva L. ; Mrs. W. L. Renn, Jr., 115 W.
Spruce St., Junction City, Kansas.
Milam, Delania Varcoe; Mrs. C. F. Arthur,
Charlotte C. H., Va.
Miles, Lorena, address unknown.
Montague, Katherine G. ; Mrs. Clarke T.
Cooper, 123 Amherst St., Winchester, Va.
Moore, Elvie ; Mrs. Floyd Bailey, 2 1 1 Otter-
view Ave., Roanoke, Va.
Moseley, S. Elizabeth, Rustburg, Va.
Mount, Mary Agatha; Mrs. Roy Mitchell,
Murray, Annie H. 208 Mt. Vernon Ave., Dan-
Myers, Kathleen Garner; Mrs. John Glasgow,
314 Westover Ave., Roanoke, Va.
Myers, Mary O. ; Mrs. B. Walshe, 7117 Vent-
nor Ave., Ventnor, N. J.
Nevils, Elma Stokes, Hopewell, Va.
Nowlin, Ellis; Mrs. G. H. Cosby, Jr., address
Oakev, Anne Thompson; Mrs. Glendon Davis,
275 Broad St., Salem, Va.
Odell, Florence, 512 Westover Ave., Norfolk,
Painter, M. Gladys; Mrs. D. H. Walker, Pearis-
Parker, Gladys, Montvale, Va.
Partridge, Lucy, Jarratt, Va.
Peters, V. Lucille ; Mrs. H. C. Carpenter, Jr.,
2011 Lakeside Drive, Erie, Penn.
Petty, Mary Linn; Mrs. Earle Fitzpatrick,
Avenham Ave., S. Roanoke, Va.
Phillips, Gladys, Wachapragne, Va.
Piggott, A. Irene; Mrs. Charles Hafner, 23
Buffalo Ave., Patterson, New Jersey.
Pollok, Virgie B.; Mrs. Henry H. Clark, 165
College Ave., Danville, Va.
Portlock, Margaret; Mrs. John Willett, 793 S.
Mason St., Harrisonburg, Va.
Ragsdale, Mildred M.; Mrs. D. A. Jackson,
Ransom, Evelina Grace, Farmville, Va.
Rawlings, India; Mrs. India Rawlings Foster,
2112 Fairfax Ave., Richmond, Va.
Rawls, Dorothy H.; Mrs. Frank T. Parker,
1743 Gowrie Ave., Norfolk, Va.
Revercomb, Pauline; Mrs. Frank Hammond,
Rosedale, Covington, Va.
Ritt, Sadie, 437 W. Leicester St., Winchester,
Rives, Annie Laurie, deceased.
Roberts, Helen G., Faber, Pa.
Robertson, D. Ruth, Dry Fork, Va.
Robinson, Miriam, Mrs. John Doyle, Casa Ca-
prona Apts. 1 , Fort Pierce, Fla.
Rodeffer, Margaret; Mrs. J. H. Westlake, ad-
Rogers, Lydia ; Mrs. Edward Fore, Appomat-
Rogers, Sadie, R. F. D., Chase City, Va.
Roper, Sue E., 411 Webster Ave., Portsmouth,
Rucker, Corinne, 1700 Grace St., Lynchburg,
Rucker, Margaret, Darlington Heights, Va.
Sadler, Frances, Wilmington, Va.
Salsbury, Bertha, 813 Grayson St., Norfolk, Va.
Sanders, A. Elizabeth; Mrs. J. H. Hayes, 826
Broadway, Bend, Oregon.
Scott, Aldine; Mrs. Floyd Beale, Franklin, Va.
Scott, Frances E.; Mrs. W. Powell Hurt, Black-
Seay, N. Page, address unknown.
Seward, Mabel; Mrs. Scott Savedge, Suffolk,
Sharpe, Viola Audrey; Mrs. G. W. Moore, Jr.,
Route 9, South Richmond, Va.
Shoffner, Dorothy Virginia; Mrs. Ernest Brown,
77 Rosalind Ave., Roanoke, Va.
Simpson, Helen, Teaching address: 292 Camp-
bell St., Harrisonburg, Va.
Smith, Annie Laurie, 2012 Grove Ave., Rich-
Smith, Margaret E. ; Mrs. S. F. Harman, de-
Smith, Pattie Mae; Mrs. W. J. Simmons, 234
Elmwood Ave., Maplewood, N. J.
Snow, Sara, deceased.
Speight, Doris, address unknown.
Spencer, Stella L.; Mrs. T. M. Robertson, 202
West Virginia Ave., Crewe, Va.
Spencer, V. Clarice, address unknown.
Stultz, Cracc; Mrs. Buford Deshazo, Martins-
Sugg, Marietta, Greenville, N. C.
Sydnor, Frances; Mrs. C. S. Booth, address
Taylor, Lela, Taft, Va.
Taylor, Lola, 217 14 Street, Charlottesville, Va.
Thomas, Marian O. ; Mrs. S. C. Guthrie, 2618
Idlewood Ave., Richmond, Va.
Thompson, Berta A., R. F. D., Chatham, Va.
Thompson, Evelyn; Mrs. L. A. Law, Alberta,
Timberlake, Ola, Atlee, Va.
Tinsley, Ruth, Evington, Va.
Trent, Elizabeth; Mrs. J. Elwood Fox, Capron,
Trower, Katherina Elizabeth ; Mrs. M. J. Beas-
ley. Hazel Ave., Route 4, Norfolk, Va.
Turpin, Margaret B.; Mrs. Emerson Burke,
Box 1106, Chappaqua, New York, N. Y.
Tyler, Mary, Jefferson St., Rockville, Md.
Vaden, Margaret, 220 Pinner St., Suffolk, Va..
Van Pelt, Virginia M., Sharps, Va.
Vaughan, Estelle; Mrs. Herman S. Anderson,
Vaughan, Margaret Elizabeth; Mrs. Giliam
Hughes, Evington, Va.
Walker, Margaret E. ; Mrs. Earl Carmine,
Walker, Mary Douglas, 711 Shirley Ave., Nor-
Watters, Elizabeth, 1022 Westover Ave., Nor-
Ware, Lucile, Amherst, Va.
Watkins, Elizabeth Eifert; Mrs. J. C. Powell,
Tarboro, N. C.
Wavne, N. Estelle; Mrs. Estelle W. Belamy,
Box 295, Enfield, N. C.
Webb, Margaret B., Bowling Green, Va.
Webb, Mollie A.; Mrs. Floyd Skinner, Em-
Webber, Marjorie; Mrs. Marjorie Webber
Hutcherson, Grove Park, Roanoke, Va.
Weiss, Rosalie B., address unknown.
Weller, Katherine; Mrs. Marshall Baggett, 800
Cresent Drive, Alexandria, Va.
Wells, M. Louise, Rawlings, Va.
Westbrook, Elizabeth ; Mrs. Frederick Lack-
mann, address unknown.
Wheeler, Dorothy Maretia; Mrs. W. H. Hank-
ins, Norton, Va.
White, Frances E.; Disputanta, Va.
White, C. May, 610 Eighth St., S. E., Roa-
noke 13, Va.
Wilkins, Virginia Eleanor; Mrs. Charles M.
Traynham, address unknown.
Wilkinson, Martha R. ; Mrs. H. W. Rogers,
Welsh, W. Va.
Wilson, Virginia Elizabeth, Mrs. E. M. Mason,
City Point Apt., Hopewell, Va.
Wingfield, Mary Johnson, Bedford, Va.
Wingo, Nancy Elizabeth, Mrs. W. A. Morris,
Womack, Mary Clopton, 505 E. F St., Yakima,
Young, Frances, Crewe, Va.
1935 DEGREE CLASS
Adams, Katherine M. ; Mrs. Ben M. Owen,
Agee, Mabel Estelle; Mrs. J. B. Marshall,
Anthonv, Annie B., Stella, Va.
Barham, Laeta D. ; Mrs. J. M. Hirons, 2338
W. Grace St., Richmond, Va.
Barns, Mamie I.; Mrs. J. W. Pobst, Welch, W.
Va., care Appalachian Power Co.
Bass, Georgia Kathleen ; Mrs. J. P. Shoffner,
Jr., Martinsville Rd., Danville, Va.
Beck, Sarah E.; Mrs. James E. Grinkley,
Birdwell, Margaret D., Home address: Glenn
Ave., Farmville, Va.
Blanton, Emily T., Marion, N. C.
Boggs, Lady; Mrs. L. H. Walton, Scottsville,
Bosworth, Fanny Campbell; Mrs. G. R. Gil-
liam, Brownsburg, Va.
Britt, Mable L., 121 St. James, Suffolk, Va.
Brock, Virginia I. ; Mrs. W. L. Dixon, Crewe,
Brown, Ethel L., 1840 Sycamore St., Peters-
Carter, Sallie; Mrs. L. H. Saunders, Windsor,
Childrey, Christine; Mrs. H. G. Chiles, Oak-
dale Rd., Linthicum Heights, Md.
Chrisman, Lucie C, 1618 Park Ave., Rich-
Clark, Carmen E., Farmville, Va.
Coleman, A. Louise, Buffalo Junction, Va.
Coleman, Katherine B. ; Mrs. Clifford V. Al-
lan, Capitol Towers Apt., 206 Massachusetts
Ave., N. E., Washington, D. C.
Cotten, Kathryne E., 59 Prospect Parkway,
Cousins, R. Rebecca, Wellville, Va.
Currin, Eleanor, 108 W. Faris Ave., High
Point, N. C.
Cutshall, Jestine M. ; Mrs. M. E. Henderson,
1119 Patterson Ave., Roanoke, Va.
Davis, Vivian H., Farmville, Va.
Dodd, Nancy T. ; Mrs. J. E. Smith, Chase
Kendrick, Elizabeth; Mrs. Holbrook Easlev,
521 Albemarle St., Bluefield, W. Va.
Eckler, Bernice E., address unknown.
Elder, Frances H., address unknown.
Ferguson, Phyllis B., Churchland, Va.
Floyd, Louise, Birds Nest, Va.
Fretwell, Bernice, Ashland, Va.
Gardner, Lena MacDonald; Mrs. M. C. Sam-
mons, Home: Shawsville, Va.
Gilmer, Margaret E.; Mrs. J. B. Seay, 730
E 1st St., Big Stone Gap, Va.
Gilmer, Mary M. ; Mrs. E. J. Prescott, Jr.,
730 E. 1st St., Big Stone Gap, Va.
Glover, Dorothy Pitts; Mrs. M. M. Johns, Fort
Sanders Manor, Apt. 15, Knoxville, Tenn.
Glover, Emma, Buckingham, Va.
Harper, Ila; Mrs. J. T. Rickman, 317 Vir-
ginia St., Farmville, Va.
Harris, Helen Lindsay, address unknown.
Hart, Iris Deane; Mrs. R. G. McNair, 139
Douglas Ave., Portsmouth, Va.
Harvey, Mrs. May Evans, Concord Depot, Va.
Herndon, Margaret E.; Mrs. R. H. Cunning-
ham, 702 River Road, Hilton Village, Va.
Holman, Eleanor Powell ; Mrs. C. L. Mason,
Rice, Va. ..
Hyde, Louise S. ; Mrs. C. K. Ale, address un-
Irving, Anne E. ; Mrs. L. M. Cox, 7745 Hamp-
ton Blvd., Norfolk 8, Va.
Jacob, Lila N., Machipongo, Va.
Jones, Jessica Ann ; Mrs. F. G. Binns, Glen
Jones, Lucile Morgan, Dover, N. C.
Joyner, Ethel Leigh, Courtland, Va.
Justis, Dorothy F. ; Mrs. C. E. Holland, East-
Kent, Sallie Josephine; Mrs. Frank Gardner,
Knaub, Evelyn G. ; Mrs. T. J. McKittrick, 2708
Seminary Ave., Richmond 22, Va.
Linthicum, Mildred O. ; Mrs. C. L. Chick,
Hayes Store, Va.
Lovelace, Belle Morton; Mrs. Frank Dunbar,
Jr., 2476 Southway Drive, Columbus, Ohio.
McClure, Jean W. ; Mrs. William Thomas, ad-
McCoy, Bonnie, 500 Mulberry St., Martins-
McDaniel, Frances V. ; Mrs. J. N. Cargill, 5
Theater Circle, Fort Monroe, Va.
McDearmon, Elaine, Pamplin, Va.
McNamara, Margaret T., 3024 Stuart Ave.,
Mallory, Eliza Haskins, Eliza Haskins, Farm-
Mallory, Ella Butterworth, Criglersville, Va.
Mann, Ann Elizabeth, 1301 W. 43rd St., Rich-
Martin, E. Madeline, Critz, Va.
Massie, Katie G., Tyro, Va.
Mattox, Audrey E., Mrs. E. H. Merryman,
Mattox, Clintis M., 68 Columbia Ave., Lynch-
Mattox, Lelia; Mrs. S. A. Lipford, Altavista,
Moore, Kathleen, Frospect, Va.
Moselcy, Genevieve, Nuckols, Va.
Moses, Lois; Mrs. L. L. Boles, 4432 St. Charles
Ave., New Orleans, La.
Newcomb, Mary Elizabeth; Mrs. Charles Joyce,
Oglesby, Agnes C. ; Mrs. Dan Massey, Win-
Pittard, Margaret; Mrs. A. J. Chewning, III,
Gloucester Point, Va.
Putney, Carrie B. ; Mrs. C. B. Dowdv, Guinea
Putney, Anne R. B. ; Mrs. William Flora, 14
W. Grove Drive, Belle Haven, Alexandria,
Putney, Martha T. ; Mrs. Staton Noel, 239
Windermere Ave., Norfolk, Va.
Quarles, Margery Ann 1111 E. Jefferson St.,
Rawlings, Virginia E. ; Mrs. Virginia Rawlings
Sheridan, Bird's Nest, Va.
Rennolds, Christian, Arlington, Va.
Rhodes, Maude R. ; Mrs. H. O. Cox, 231 49th
St., Newport News, Va.
Rodgers, Minnie Lee, 505 Virginia St., Farm-
Rollins, Marguerite M., Messick, Va.
Ryan, Nelle Oakey, Shawsville, Va.
Saunders, Virginia G., 3018 Mors Side Ave.,
Savvyer, Edith Alva, 443 S. Sycamore St.,
Scott, Wyclif; Mrs. L. F. Smith, Orange, Va.,
c/o Mrs. Frank Scott.
Shawen, Helen; Mrs. C. S. Hardaway, address
Showalter, Ruth E. ; Mrs. J. T. Swineford,
Stony Creek, Va.
Showell, Elizabeth W., Croom, Md.
Smith, Helen, address unknown.
Strock, Alice Belle; Mrs. P. E. Power, Walpole,
Stubs, Mary Elizabeth, 44 Pine St., Petersburg,
Tweedy, Alice B. ; Mrs. Fred Puckett, 2207
Park Place, Lynchburg, Va.
Vassar, A. Elizabeth, Burkcville, Va.
Walton, Katherine Lee; Mrs. A. M. Fontaine,
414 Stuart Circle, Richmond, Va.
Ware, Elizabeth B., Dunnsville, Va.
Wheeler,. Alice Brooking, deceased.
White, Janice R. ; Mrs. B. P. Teel, 261 Cary
St., Hampton, Va.
Wicker, Mary Watkins; Mrs. Mary Watkins
Wicker, High St., Farmville, Va.
Womack, Mary C, 505 E. F St., Yakima,
Wooding, Birdie O. ; Mrs. W. S. Walker, King
Young, Charlotte W., 2517 Stuart Ave., Rich-
Young, E. Katherine ; Mrs. T. G. Moore, ad-
Zimmerman, Catherine; Mrs. T. L. Kriete,
2410 Lakeview Ave., Richmond, Va.
1935 DIPLOMA CLASS
Akers, Lucille; Mrs. W. E. Harvey, Chase
Alderman, Ava W., Galax, Va.
Andrews, Elizabeth Ruth; Mrs. Carroll Jen-
nings, Rolling Hill, Va.
Bailey, Elise Bennett; Mrs. D. B. Davis, 107
N. 3rd Ave., Hopewell, Va.
Bailey, Margaret Lee, 209 N. Columbus St.,
Bailey, Mary Elizabeth; Mrs. J. R. McDowell,
Baird, V. Murcele, Savedge, Va.
Beach, Lillian Estelle, 102 Adams Ave., Alex-
Bean, Helen Virginia; Mrs. W. H. Hylton, Jr.,
South Hill, Va.
Black, Ella Arthur, 917 Watauga St., Kings-
Bondurant, Edith' Ann, Serpell Heights, Farm-
Bowles, Mary Elizabeth; Mrs. R. C. Powell,
Jr., Mt. Vernon Gardens, Alexandria, Va.
Bracey, Marion V., Sheppards, Va.
Bradford, Marguerite G. ; Mrs. R. C. Lee, Jr.,
255 Cary St., Hampton, Va.
Bradshaw, Marjorie, Holland, Va.
Brumfield, Frances, Long Island, Va.
Campbell, Alice Virginia, New Glasgow, Va.
Chandler, M. Mildred; Mrs. L. Randolph Wil-
liams, Baskerville, Va.
Channel, Emily W.; Mrs. J. W. Garrett, Jr.,
c/o Mrs. F. G. Berryman, Smithfield, Va.
Channell, Sarah Frances; Mrs. O. G. Delk,
Jr., 2957 S. Columbus St., Arlington, Va.
Chappellc, Sally Rose, R. F. D. No. 2, Ports-
Cobb, Anna L. ; Mrs. Anna Cobb Drewry, Sed-
Coleman, Virginia; Mrs. Porter, address un-
Collins, W. Grace, Home address: Drakes
Conway, Katherine; Mrs. Henry Haymes,
Bowling Green, Va.
Cooke, Margie, R. 2, Fairfax, Va.
Corbin, Sarah E., Windsor, Va.
Crews, M. Catherine; Mrs. R. S. Parker, Scotts-
Cunningham, Mary Laura; Mrs. Conrad E.
Allen, Jr., Martinsburg, W. Va.
Davis, Mildred T.; Mrs. William House, Ches-
Deekens, Maud G. ; Mrs. H. H. Bell, Jr., Sef-
tae R. F. D. 2, Staunton, Va.
Derr, Julia L.; Mrs. B. C. Jones, address un-
Diggs, Ann R.; Mrs. R. W. Phillips, Oaklvn,
Dodd, Myrtle L., Dry Fork, Va.
Dortch, Margaret S. ; Mrs. S. C. Nelson, Shen-
andoah Hills, Front Royal, Va.
Dressier, Murkland D.; Mrs. Thomas Turner,
3329 N. 20th Road, Arlington, Va.
Estes, Bernice; Mrs. Richard Bondurant, Jr.,
Ferguson, Sarah J., Milton, Del.
Garnett, Harriet C. ; Mrs. E. A. Pais, Poca-
Gibbs, Eleanor, Standardsville, Va.
Giles, Frances Ann, Blanch, N. C.
Gillespie, Catherine, Cedar Bluff, Va.
Gilliam, Ellen Brightwell; Mrs. S. G. Stewart,
Boonsboro High School, Lynchburg, Va.
Glass, Helen; Mrs. J. D. Dushane, S. Stewart
St., Winchester, Va.
Gwaltney, Martha; Mrs. James Everett, Smith-
Hall, Charligne; Mrs. M. E. Chapman, 412
Grandin Rd., Roanoke, Va.
Hall, Mrs. Vivian M., 1 Maple Ave., Lexing-
Harris, Margaret Eleanor, Prospect, Va.
Hawthorne, Audrey B., 2207 Gordon Ave.,
Hudgins, Sarah Frances; Mrs. L. D. Finley,
Jr., Virginia Beach, Va.
Inge, Hilda I., Bas:ett, Va.
Jamerson, Frances J.; Mrs. T. C. Raine, 11
Waverly Place, Ne«v York, N. Y.
Johnson, Dorothy, Amherst, Va.
Johnson, Kathleen L. ; Mrs. J. L. ProfEt, Am-
Johnson, Lillian Frances; Mrs. Douglas Clark,
Johnson, Virginia Louise, 1161 Rhode Island
Ave., Lynchburg, Va.
Jones, Virginia D. ; Mrs. R. S. Craighill.
Kahn, Blanche, 67 Main St., Hilton Village,
Kidd, Elva, address unknown.
Lacy, Irene, Sandy Hook, Va.
Layne, Marion ; Mrs. Walter W. Puckette,
Lewis, Blanche, Aylette, Va.
McCommons, Madeline, deceased.
Magee, Emily Paige, address unknown.
Manning, Gertrude A., 1112 Prince Edward
St., Fredericksburg, Va.
Martin, Sallie; Mrs. T. T. Martin, address un-
Mitchell, Eleanor, Walkerton, Va.
Morris, Dorothy; Mrs. Winfrey L. Butler, 317
Idaho St., Salem, Va.
Morris, Helen Lee, Haymarket, Va.
Moseley, Lucile P.; Mrs. C. C. Epes, Jr., ad-
Nelson, Susan Gertrude, Charlotte C. H., Va.
Newsom, Zilla ; Mrs. H. C. Johnson, 318 22nd
St., Virginia Beach, Va.
Roberts, Annette, Home address: 119 S. Wash-
ington St., Winchester, Va.
Robinson, Ruby W., Emporia, Va.
Russell, Mattie; Mrs. L. C. Barnes, address
Saunders, Patsy W.; Mrs. Raymond Worrell,
1824 Monument Ave., Richmond, Va.
Shanks, Margaret, St. Charles, Va.
Shoffner, Marion E., 504 King George Ave.
S. W., Roanoke, Va.
Smelley, Mena Mae, LaCrosse, Va.
Smith, Elizabeth Alice; Mrs. Burr Melvin, Ter-
race Road, Hampton, Va.
Smith, Minnie W. ; Mrs. B. H. Walker, Jr.,
1610 Grove Ave., Richmond, Va.
Somers, Rosa Ball; Mrs. F. B. Richard, III,
84 Monroe St., Covington, Va.
Stewart, Mildred; Mrs. Upchurch, Monisville,
Stieffen, Gay; Mrs. W. H. Shaw, Jr., 163 La
Salle Ave., Hampton, Va.
Stokes, Lelia Nelson; Mrs. M. W. Robertson,
Charlotte C. H., Va.
Stone, Dorothy Ellen, address unknown.
Thompson, E. Agnes, Main Street Methodist
Church, Suffolk, Va.
Tice, Betty Elaine, address unknown.
Turnes, Nellie M., Concord Depot, Va.
Wade, Eleanor K., Raphine, Va.
Wall, Nancy Cabell; Mrs. A. S. Macmillan,
Walthal, M. Reed; Mrs. Bruce W. Gates, Rice,
Ware, Ella; Mrs. E. A. Beck, Dunnsville, Va.
Welch, M. Bernice, 5023 ScveHs Point Blvd.,
Wells, Alise R. ; Mrs. Morris Stoner, Natural
Bridge Station, Va.
Wilson, C. Evelyn; Mrs. R. P. McMillan, ad-
Wilson, Wilma Tuck, Virgilina, Va.
Wood, Mary Alice, 918 Franklin Road, Roa-
Woodhouse, Frances Macon; Mrs. John Wales,
709 W. Princess Anne Road, Norfolk, Va.
Wright, Mary Bee, Clintwood, Va.
Zeigler, S. Alice; Mrs. Ernest Blackard, Rich-
Student Body in 1884-1885
Allen, Annette, Enonville, Va.
Anderson, Catherine M., Lynchburg, Va., deceased.
Anderson, Mary C, Farmville, Va.
Berkeley, Fannie, 1001 W. Franklin St., Richmond, Va.
Berkeley, Martha; Mrs. R. B. Tuggle, 326 N. Har-
rison St., Richmond, Va.
Bidgood, Mamie; Mrs. Whkaker
Blantno, Annie L.; Mrs. Firmer Barrett, deceased.
Blanton, Bessie H. ; Mrs. Egbert R. Jon~s, Box Hill,
Hally Springs, Miss.
Bradley, Lulie, Jordon's Store, Pamhatan Co., C.
Brightvvell, Carrie B.; Mrs. Hopkins, Bedford City, Va.
Bristovv, Leonora C, Hixburgh.
Bugg, Fannie; Mrs. D. B. Blanton, Farmville, Va.
Burton, Sallie N., Danville, Va.
Campbell, Susan; Mrs. Ned Hundley, Farmville, Va.
Carruthers, S. Jean; Mrs. Boatwright, deceased.
Childress, M. Kate, deceased.
Cole, Johirnie, Drakes Branch.
Cook, Elsie A., South Boston, Va.
Cralle, Mary C.; Mrs. J. L. Richardson, Farmville, Va.
Crews, Annie, Baltimore, Md.
Grymes, Nettie L., Nut Bush.
Cunningham, Clara- Mrs. S. W. Wathins, Farmville, Va.
Davenport, Emma B., deceased.
Davis, Emma B., Trenton Mills, Va.
Drinkard, M. J., deceased.
Duncan, Lula M.; Mrs. J. M. Moir, 344 Jackson St.,
Farrar, Lena, Farmville, Va.
Fuqua, Louise^ Mrs. W. B. Strother, deceased.
Garnett, Henrietta, deceased.
Gilliam, Edna; Mrs. N. B. Davidson, decased.
Hamlet, Ida; Mrs. Clem Chambers, Red House, Va.
Hamlet, Ormond, Hat Creek, Va.
Harris, Laura, Suffolk, Va.
Heidelburg, Genie, Clover Depot, Va.
Hix Annie B.; Mrs. An. N. Earle, 624 N. 16th S:.,
Hundley, Ella G.: Mrs. C. A. Warner
JeffresSj Willie M.: Mrs. Newton Peyton, 537 Eleventh
Ave., Roanoke, Va.
Johnson, Julia J. ; Mrs. J. D. Eggleston, Hampden-
Jones, Annie P., New Store, Va.
Keatts, D. Colie, Chalk Level, Va.
Keen, Bettie, Danville, Va.
Keys, Lucie M., Alexandria, Va.
Kindrick, Minnie, Pamplin City, Va.
Mapp, Madeline- Mrs. H. E. Barrow, Keller, Pa.
Mayes, Betty Mclvor; Mrs. E. C. Tredway, Emporia, Va.
McKinney, Bessie, deceased.
McKinney, Loula, 165 S. Candler St., Decatur, Ga.
McLean, Mattie F., deceased.
Meador, Rosa L.. Oak Forest, Va.
Miller, EfficL, 233 Franklin St., Petersburg, Va.
Morris, Lizzile; Mrs. Cauthorne, deceased.
Morse, Mary V., Farmville, Va.
Morton, Bettie, Farmville, Va.
Morton, Susie; Mrs. Ben Hooper, deceased.
Noel, Angela, Central Point, Va.
Norris, L. M., State Mills, Va.
O'Neill, Hattie L., Norfolk, Va.
Pankey, Lizzie B.; Mrs. L. R. Spencer, 806 Rivermont
Ave., Lynchburg, Va.
Parr, Bettie, Alwood, Va.
Parr. Lula, Alwood, Va.
Parrish, Celestia, deceased.
Payne, Ola, 113 Altomont Circle, Charlottesville, Va.
Person, Annie B., Drevvryville, Va.
PhilliDs, Lula, deceased.
Powell, Fannie W., Forkland, Va.
Prince, Willie A., Drewrvville, Va.
Pug^h, Addie R., Matthews C. H., Va.
Quinn, SalHe; Mrs. Dillard, deceased.
Ronsone. Estelle; Mrs. Marchant, deceased.
Richardson, Emma; Mrs. John Geddy, deceased.
Roberts, Cornelia, Windsor, Va.
Rufrner, Ethel M., Charleston, W. Va.
Scott, Emma L., Farmville, Va.
Shelton, Carrie A., Gum Spring, Va.
Smithson, Beulah M., deceased.
Smithson, Fannie S., deceased.
Staples, Minnie, Meherrin, Va.
Stoncham, Fannie B., Monaskon, Va.
Swanger, Ella Lee. Locustville, Va.
Swoo .e, Minnie; Mrs. P. P. Glover, deceased.
Taylor, Marie T., Lightfoot, Va.
Tunstall, Sue E., Burkeville, Va.
Vaughan, Hortense; Mrs. Frank Burks, Amherst, Va.
Wicker, Katie, R.F.D. I, Black Mountain, N. C.
Williams, Hattie S., Lunenburg, Va.
Winston. Josephine; Mrs. T. A. Woodson, 528 Victoria
Ave., Lynchburg, Va.
Whitehurst, Addie, Great Bridge. Va.
Whitehurst, S. Catherine, Great Bridge, Va.
Wooling, Letitia, Fork Union, Va.
Class of 1894
(Continued from page 16)
We were somewhat disconcerted on the
evening of our arrival to hear the rumor
that another class was expecting one hun-
dred per cent attendance. That made us
a little anxious, but we vowed that we'd
believe that only when we saw it! Hence
it was not until shortly before the exer-
cises began the next morning that we were
informed that no class had beat our rec-
Out of the twenty-one who composed
the class of 1894, there were thirteen still
living, and ten of the thirteen were pres-
ent and accounted for! When the classes
were called for according to the date of
their graduation, you can imagine that
there was something of a sensation created
when ten women arose to respond for
June 1894. We were also the oldest "old
grads" present, and tho some of the
younger girls might have expected to see
us in various degrees of decrepitude, be-
lieve it or not, we were all quite spry!
Mrs. Coyner made us feel that we were
in reality the "piece de resistance" of the
At the Alumnae luncheon which imme-
diately followed the formal exercises in
the auditorium, our class were the guests
of honor, and to cap the climax, we each
found at our place at the table a daintily
wrapped package which was so intriguing
that we could not resist the temptation to
open it and see what it contained. Imag-
ine our delight to discover that we were
being presented with an after-dinner cup
and saucer of Wedgewood china with a
picture of the Rotunda on it! It goes
without saying that this souvenir of our
reunion will be treasured by us as long
as we live.
As we were leaving the luncheon, we
were met by one of the professors who in-
formed us that he was an amateur pho-
tographer and would like to take our pic-
tures. Accordingly we were hastily
grouped on the back steps of the main
building and were photographed, that is,
all of us except Lena Trower Ames who
had been detained by someone who
wanted to give her an address, and it was
not until our names were asked for that
it was discovered that Lena was not
among those present!
You will pardon me, I am sure, if I
brag a little about the class which has
kept together in a most unusual way,
largely through the influence of our class
letter, instituted by Lena Trower Ames,
and which has made its regular rounds
through all these fifty years. Then too,
the several reunions which we have held
through the intervening years, at several
different places, have served to keep us
in closer touch with each other than would
have been possible otherwise.
Those who attended the fiftieth anni-
versary were Lena Trower Ames from
the Eastern Shore, Mabyn Branch Simp-
son of Norfolk, Loulie Gayle Bland and
Lola Bland from King and Queen
County, Ruby Hudgins Diggs of Hamp-
ton, our twins — Alma Harris Netherland
and Pauline Harris Richardson of Din-
widdie, Janie Staples Chappell of Meher-
rin, Mary Fitzhugh Eggleston of Bedford
and Maud Pollard Turman of Atlanta,
Georgia. Of course, we greatly missed and
longed for the three living members who
were unable to be present — Lizzie Ben-
nett of Arlington, Mattie Buchanan of
Dublin, Julia Leache of Roanoke, as well
as those members of our class who have
"gone on before" — Cathie Wilkie of Gor-
donsville, Emma Higgins Johnson of Gil-
merton, Georgia, Wescott Stokley of the
Eastern Shore, Julia Harrison Pedrick,
originally from Portsmouth, but who died
in New Orleans, Jennie Chandler Cole-
man of Massaponax, Virginia Greever of
Wytheville, Mary Sue Oglesby of Draper
and Mabel Roberts Tankard of the East-
ern Shore. We were delighted to have our
ranks increased by having Effie Shell
Chappell, who graduated in February,
1894, come with her cousins, "the Harris
Our class president from 1894 until her
greatly deplored death in February, 1943,
was Mary Sue Oglesby. We then did
what so far as I know has not been done
by any other class, — we elected two pres-
idents to take her place. For more than
a year we have been functioning most
harmoniously under our twin presidents —
Alma Harris Netherland and Pauline Har-
ris Richardson of Dinwiddie. It seemed
appropriate to us to have them both as
president since we could never think of
one without the other, and since in all
their lives they have never been separated.
We have felt that our class was suffi-
ciently unusual in so many respects that
perhaps coming generations would be in-
terested in knowing about this class which
graduated when the institution was ex-
actly ten years old, and accordingly we
asked Mary Fitzhugh Eggleston, who has
a phenomenal memory, to write a history
of our class and the circumstances which
were a part of our life at Farmville. Mary,
having carefully prepared such a history,
brought it with her to read to the assem-
bled class for criticism and additions. This
history when it is put in final shape, will
be presented to the college to be preserved
in the archives of the institution. And
who knows but that some girl graduating
fifty years from now, and desiring to write
the history of the college, may find it
most helpful to know something of the
early days at Farmville, and we will then
become "source material"!
Look out for us in 1954 when we are
already planning to be back at Founders
Day to win the cup for the third time in
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ness Education Department, has been
teaching at the U. S. Naval Training
School at Bloomington, Ind. He returned
to S.T.C. in September.
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hallisy of the
Business faculty, left Farmville in June
for further study. Mr. Hallisy was substi-
tuting for Mr. Landrum.
Miss Lisabeth Purdom, assistant profes-
sor of Music at S.T.C. since 1928, died
at St. Luke's Hospital, Richmond, in July.
Her untimely death brought sorrow to her
many devoted students and friends in
Farmville, throughout Virginia and her
native State of Georgia. She was director
of the College orchestra, and gave many
young people their start in this field.
Miss Mary M. Snead, assistant librarian,
left in June to accept a government posi-
tion in Washington, D. C.
Miss Sara B. Tucker of the History fac-
ulty, and Miss Georgiana Stephenson, su-
pervisor of the seventh grade in the Col-
lege Training School, retired in June.
Miss Tucker spent the summer at her
home in Lake Junaluska, N. C. Miss Ste-
phenson is living with her sister in Cov-
Miss Rachel Royall, assistant to the
dean of women, resigned at the end of the
first term of summer school. She is teach-
ing in her home, Tazewell, Va.
The following are new members of the
faculty for the year 1944-45 :
Miss Zita C. Bellamy, a native of Ohio,
associate professor of Business Education,
comes from Tusculum College. She has a
masters degree and has completed her
course work for a doctorate at the U. of
Miss Marion Terry, assistant librarian,
is a native of Riverhead, N. Y. She holds
a masters degree in Library Science from
Columbia University. Miss Terry comes
to us from Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Ruth W. Bradshaw, Mus.M., as-
sociate professor of music, has taught in
Kentucky, Texas and Mexico. She is ;i
native of Louisville, Kentucky.
Miss Mary B. Dabney, M.A., Colum-
bia, assistant professor of Physical Educa-
tion, comes from Lynchburg, Va. She is
an official in national basketball and on
the Sports Committee, Physical Education
for the State.
Arthur Paul Davisson, of Fairmont, W.
Va., Professor of Biology, comes from
Fairmont State College. He has a masters
from the University of W. Va., and is
working on his doctorate at the University
of Pittsburgh. Mr. Davisson is substitut-
ing for Dr. Jeffers.
Mrs. Janice Speer Lemen, M.A., comes
from Braggadocia, Mo. She is assistant
professor of Art.
Dr. C. G. G. Moss, a native of Lynch-
burg, associate professor of History, comes
from Mary Washington College. Dr.
Moss has taught here before and needs
no introduction to S.T.C. His doctorate is
from Yale University. Dr. Moss married
one of our Alumnae, Laura Anderson, and
they have a son and a daughter.
Olive Parmenter, M.A., a native of
Lima, Ohio, is assistant professor of Busi-
ness Education. She comes from St. Law-
rence University, Canton, N. Y.
Mr. Christy Snead, M.A., is a resident
of Dunns, W. Va. Mr. Snead is assistant
professor of Business Education. He has
taught at Winthrop College and Black-
Dr. Francis B. Simkins of the History
and Social Science Department, is author
of "Pitchfork Ben Tillman, South Caro-
linian". It is the story of the one-eyed
farmer who in 1890 captured control of
the South's most conservative common-
wealth from the aristocrats, and then
among other interesting things, estab-
lished Winthrop and Clemson Colleges.
This 600-page narrative with handsome
illustrations will be published this fall by
the Louisiana State University Press,
Baton Rouge, La.
Dr. Sibyl Henry, principal of the Farm-
ville Elementary School, presented her
thesis and was granted the Ph.D. degree
from the University of North Carolina in
June. Her subject was "Children's Audio-
grams in Relation to Reading Attain-
ment." The highly reliable connection
found between high-tone acuity and read-
ing achievement suggests that the school
must assume the responsibility for discov-
ering high-tone loss and for providing
Miss Georgia Norris, Supervisor in the
Farmville Elementary School, was a dele-
gate to the National Convention of the
D.A.R. held in Cincinnati, Ohio, in April.
Professors J. M. Grainger and M. Boyd
Coyner were the S.T.C. representatives at
the Conference for College and High
School Personnel at V.P.I. August 23-30,
Miss Helen Draper, professor of French
and Spanish, spent the summer studying
in Mexico City.
Sophie Graham Booker (Mrs. Andrew
D. Packer) , became resident nurse of the
College in January, 1944. Following her
graduation from Johns Hopkins Hospital
School of Nursing she spent three years
in China, during which time she helped
with the establishment of the Rockefeller
Hospital in Peking. In 1930 she opened
the out-patient department of the South-
side Community Hospital, Farmville, later
took charge of the out-patient department
at Johns Hopkins. Just before coming to
Farmville she was superintendent at St.
Luke's Hospital, Tryon, N. C.
Brief Report of
November 6, 1943 to October 1, 1944
1. Alumnae Magazine: The magazines were
mailed out only one week before Founders Day
due to war conditions in the printing world.
About 7,000 magazines were mailed and about
475 were returned because of incorrect ad-
2. Alumnae in the Armed Forces:
a. Alumnae magazines, Christmas cards and
letters were sent to all Alumnae in the service.
b. Special record cards and pictures have
been filed in the Office.
c. A most impressive exhibit of pictures with
their service record was made in the library
for Founders Day.
3. Alumnae Cultivation in the present student
a. I have attended a senior class meeting,
talking to them about the work of the Alumnae
Association, and asking that they elect a class
representative. Mary Moore McCorkle was
b. Seniors have been invited to visit the
Alumnae Office and see what a tremendous
effort we are making to keep our files up-to-
date. We show them our master file, the ad-
dressograph or geographic file, and the mar-
c. I have visited the Granddaughters Club
several times and talked to them about the
work of the Alumnae Association. They have
acted as hostesses on all occasions when the
Alumnae have returned.
d. Alumnae magazines have been distributed
to the seniors, Granddaughters, summer stu-
dents and Alpha Kappa Gamma members.
4. Rotundas: Each week the Staff gives our
office the privilege of mailing twenty copies of
The Rotunda. These are sent to Chapters, Ex-
ecutive Board Members, and individual Alum-
5. Visits to Chapters and other Alumnae
Groups: I have visited the following places for
Alumnae meetings: Lynchburg, Roanoke,
Washington, Richmond, Petersburg, Clarksville,
Bristol, Tazewell, Wytheville, Pulaski, Norfolk,
Portsmouth, Culpeper and Hampton.
6. Prospective Students: Emphasis has been
placed on the help the Alumnae can give in
interesting good students to attend our College.
I visited about 45 high schools this spring.
The Alumnae have arranged teas, picnics, and
trips to the College for High School students
on May Day. During the summer, follow-up
letters were written to each student who indi-
cated an interest in attending this College.
7. American Alumni Council: I attended the
Regional Conference of the American Alumni
Council in Atlanta, Ga., December 6-7, 1943.
The theme of the conference was "Alumni
Work in Time of War." The talks were most
interesting and inspirational.
At the spring meeting of the Alumnae Exec-
utive Board it was voted to add the portrait
of Dr. F. A. Millidge to our "Hall of Fame"
in the new College Library. It was suggested
that only those who knew and loved Dr. Mill-
idge would wish to contribute to this portrait
fund. Hence the appeal is included in this Bulle-
We feel sure that those girls who sat at Dr.
Millidge's feet and learned from the "walking
encyclopedia," as you affectionately called him,
will want to see his portrait when you visit your
Send all contributions to one of the under-
Grace B. Moran, Chairman
m. boyd coyner
The following gifts have been received since
the last Bulletin was published : A painting for
the Alumnae office from the Class of 1894;
two old prints for Longwood from Kate Perry,
Culpeper, Va.; two-hundred books for the li-
brary from Miss Lula O. Andrews, West Point,
Ga. ; a book, "Our Kin," from one of the co-
authors who is an Alumna too, Mrs. Mary
Ackerly Feild; a book, "Simone" for the Joan
of Arc collection, from Miss Mary D. Womack,
Bedford, Va. ; war bonds from the Glasses of
1904 and 1934; a drinking fountain for the
athletic field from the June Class of 1944; an
electric fan for the library from the August
Class of 1944; a lamp for the Dean's office from
Hontas and Margaret Norfleet, Norfolk, Va. ;
two annuals to the Alumnae collection, 1898
and 1899, from Grace Elcan Garnett, Farm-
ville, Va. ; graduating dresses for the permanent
exhibit started by Ruth Gleaves last vear, as a
history of our College through period styles,
from the following: Carrie Sutherlin, '04; Effie
B. Mulligan, '11; Ruth H. Coyner, J 13; Mary
Dornin Stant, '14; Ruth Gleaves, '14, and Tom
Gleaves, '18. Pictures for this exhibit have come
from Victoria Vaden Warden, '20, and Fran-
ces Gannaway Moon, T8.
The Robert Frazer Memorial Fund
Miss Rice reports that Normal League Loans are being repaid, and that the Robert
Frazer Memorial Fund (Normal League Fund), is now within twenty dollars of the
goal she set for the past year. True, several thousand dollars are still due, but Miss Rice
is hopeful that she will see many debts wiped out before she retires. Many students have
been aided by the Normal League, and their appreciation has been expressed through
letters as returns are made. Can we make Miss Rice happy on next Founders Day by
sending her more letters and by paying even a small amount on the loan received?
Alumnae, Please Help!!
If you have moved or married, or both, please send in your correct name and ad-
dress. Just a plain postal to the Alumnae Secretary will do. Include other Alumnae
who have recently moved and may not receive this Bulletin. So far Frances Strohecker
is the only member of the Class of 1944 who has sent the promised postal!
FOUNDER'S DAY— HOMECOMING
(Please fill out both sides of this questionnaire and return with your yearly Alumnae contribution
to Mrs. M. B. Coyner, Box 123, Farmville, Virginia.)
Date of Graduation: What degree?
Do you expect to attend Founder's Day celebration, March 10, 1945?
When will you arrive?
Do you wish a room in the College dormitory?
Do you wish a ticket for the Alumnae Luncheon Meeting on Saturday, at one o'clock? (Price, $1.00;
tickets unclaimed by Saturday at noon will be resold)
Do you wish a ticket to S. T. C. Dramatic Club Play on Saturday Night? (Complimentary to
Are you contributing to the financial support of your Alumnae Ass'n (1) with the letter, or (2)
through your Chapter? (Underline which)
No Election This Year
Men Are Drafted— Why Not Women?
At a meeting of the Nominating Committee, Monday, September 24, 1944, it was voted
unanimously to draft for another term, if possible, the services of the two officers due
to be elected this year, namely a president and a director. This action was submitted
to the present officers and they have consented to serve another term.
The committee feels that two important circumstances justify this war time procedure.
First, the splendid services these two officers have rendered, and second, the difficulty of
securing nominees in the short time allotted us before the Bulletin has to go to press,
October 1. The cost of mailing 7,000 separate ballots to you later in the year is almost
We sincerely hope that this action meets with your hearty approval and that you will
voice your appreciation when you meet Louise Ford Waller, your president, and Carrie
Sutherlin, your director, on Founders Day.
/ Grace Moran
Nominating ) Virginia Wall
Committee ) Katherine Brewer Smith
( Ruth H. Coyner
Vital Statistics for Alumnae Office
(For Yourself and Friends)
Marriages Births Deaths
GRADUATE WORK— Where DEGREE.
Titles of Books and Magazine Articles You Have Written
If you are in the U. S. War Service, Please give
Present Mailing Address.
Names of Sons, Daughters or Husbands in War Service.
Any Other Items of Interest.
Miss Alma E. Agee, '12
Miss Catherine M. Anderson, '86
*Miss Mary Helen Barnes
Miss Roberta P. Curtis, '93
Mrs. Virginia Davis Heath, '14
Mrs. Bessie Jane Carr Dunn Miller, '94
Mrs. Anna Bruce Houston Davis, '00
Miss Estelle Hinton, '24
Miss Ellen Irby Hardy, '10
Miss Elizabeth Ivy, '97
Miss Mary G. Kellam, '17
Miss Mary Marshall Maxey, '09
Mrs. Bessie Nulton Hoffman, '95
Mrs. Harriet Crute Paulett Long, '08
fMiss Lisabeth Purdum, '39
Mrs. Virginia Sebrell Evans, '28
Mrs. Irma White Smith, '19
Mrs. Pearl Wingate Sturm, '08
*Former member of English Department.
tFormer member of Music Department.
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