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THE STOCKBRIDGE SCHOOL 



Editor-in-Chief Charles L. Lane, Jr. 
Business Manager Russell M. Davenport 




OF AGRICULTURE 



UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS 
AMHERST, MASSACHUSETTS 



AN INVITATION 



The Pasture 

I'm going out to clean the pasture spring; 
I'll only stop to rake the leaves away 
(And wait to watch the water clear, I may): 
I sha'n't be gone long — You come too. 

I'm going out to fetch the little calf 
That's standing by the mother. It's so young. 
It totters when she licks it with her tongue. 
I sha'n't be gone long — You come too. 

Robert Frost 



FOREWORD 



The following pages represent not merely 
two additional years in which we have accumu- 
lated knowledge, but they also try to capture the 
reality of a forward drive— striving to achieve new 
heights in both spiritual and mental maturity. 
Memories of college days at Stockbridge with 
their countless associations will remain alive for 
many years, and past diligence will be rewarded 
with future success. Learning should not stop 
even though we are no longer under the protec- 
tive presence of the college community. Chal- 
lenging situations lie ahead but as we advance 
may our prolific school experiences serve as rich 
reservoirs from which we may draw when in need 
of wisdom. 




DIRECTOR'S 
MESSAGE 




More and more in the years 
ahead you will realize that 
your years in Stockbridge have 
contributed a unique and very 
influential chapter to your 
lives, wherever they may lead. 
This Shorthorn is a memorial 
record of those years — a record 
of your life on the campus and 
in particular of the friendships 
and associations formed here. 
Many of these contacts will 
continue, some will be broken, 
but this is the way it was in 
the Spring of 1951. 
Your training in agriculture will give you a flying start in your profession. Thirty 

classes of Stockbridge men and women have proved that. What you accomphsh with that 

start will depend in large part on the degree to which you keep learning. 

American agriculture is a vast and complicated industry, which is changing and 

developing and adjusting rapidly. There is a satisfactory place in it for you if you will 

only continue to grow in your ability to do things well. 

Your friends on the staff at the University are still interested in your progress. We 

hope you will keep in touch with us for there will still be times when we can help. You 

have our best wishes - always. 



R. A. Van Meter 



Sincerely, 



R. A. Van Meter, President 



PRESIDENT'S 
MESSAGE 




Roland H. Verbeck 



The Stockbridge class of 
1951 is graduating in a period 
of critical emergency for our 
nation just as we are faced 
with the gigantic task of de- 
veloping and expanding all 
phases of national military 
defense after they had been so 
suddenly and seriously de- 
pleted immediately following 
the conclusion of World War 
II. All the schools and colleges 
of this great country are con- 
fronted with the problem of 
increasing our military man- 
power for the Army, Navy, and Air Force, and the consequent drain on present student 
enrollments which will result. Certainly we know now that hundreds and thousands of the 
present undergraduates will find it necessary to join the armed forces within the next 
two years. 

Much as we regret the interruption of the educational programs of these thousands 
of young people, we feel sure the men of Stockbridge who have graduated in the past few 
years will face their new duties with courage and resolution as free men do. They fully 
understand that freedom is a privilege that must be constantly defended if we are to 
remain a free nation in a world of free nations. 

May the memories of your stay on this beautiful campus of the University of Massa- 
chusetts always serve to strengthen your ideals of highest citizenship and service to state 
and nation. The loyalty oath we have taken together at our Stockbridge convocations will 
be a constant challenge to your spirit and devotion. 

"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic 
for which it stands; one nation, indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all." 

Roland H. Verbeck 
Director of Short Courses 



3n iWemoriam 




Lois Rinehart 



We, the class of Stockbridge '51, wish to extend our sympathies to the 
family of Lois Rinehart. Lois completed courses at our school in 1948 and 
would have graduated from the University this year but for her unfortunate 
and untimely death. 

Lois showed a love for animals early and by her teens was well versed 
in most phases of animal lore. One could not have asked for a better friend 
than Lois. Her sympathy and understanding was felt and appreciated by 
all who knew her. She was a wonderful person. We sorely miss her on 
campus today, but her kindly spirit will live on in the people who knew 
her. Her wholesome ideals and vital enjoyment of Kfe was appreciated by 
all. We can only say that Lois was loved by all who knew her, and in our 
hearts her sterling quaUties will never pass away. 




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STETSON K. ADAMS "Stet" LEVERETT 

Forestry 

Placement: U. S. Forest Service, Gunnison. Colorado 

Forestry Club 1, 2— Vice-President 2; Horticulture Show 2 

"Stet's" solid counsel has been eagerly sought by many of the more 
flamboyant membersof the Forestry group. His marital status has been 
heatedly debated on many occasions. What will it be dad? 



'Bob' 



WORCESTER 



ROBERT M. ADKINS 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Pierce Farm, Paxton 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 

"Long Bob" is a very reliable fellow and very conscientious with his 
studies. He certainly has a long stride very few can keep up with him. 
"Bob" "takes-off" for Worcester to see his little red head every Friday. 
Since "Bob" finished an Automotive Course with "Tiger" Tague, he 
has little trouble making the hills with his "blue turtle" Chrysler 
product. "Bob's" pastime is jockeying motorcycles and fixing his car. 
In the future "Bob" wants to be a farm manager or superintendent. 
We know you will make it. 





EDWARD J. AHERN, JR. "Ed" SPRINGFIELD 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: John B. Scheehser, Brimfield, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Stockbridge Reporter 2; Shorthorn 

Board 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 

"Easy" Ed never lets anything bother him. Ed is a little slow getting 
started in the morning, but once he gets up his momentum, he really 
accomplishes things. Besides aU the time he spends at his studies? --Ed 
works rounding up news articles for the school publications. Ed's tired 
old battered typewriter is visual evidence of the many hours he has 
spent banging out volume after volume of "Wastebasket" literature. 
Anyone who has been associated with him can readily become aware of 
his fine sense of humor and his philosophical way. We wish you the 
best in whatever you undertake. 



RICHARD C. ANDREWS SPENCER 

Floriculture 

Floriculture Club 2; Horticulture Show 2, 10 x 10, First Prize, Co- 

Chairman; Kappa Kappa 2 

Dick is quite an independent man but nevertheless he is always open 
for discussion at any time. In two years we have seen him put much 
time and energy into Floricultural work. Of course, you shouldn't think 
of Dick as just a student, for his social life has not been neglected. He 
loves square dancing and you will always see him at a Floriculture club 
meeting. As a hobby Dick likes to raise chickens. Dick will be remem- 
bered for the clean-cut and generous fellow that he is. A more loyal 
buddy would be hard to find; we are sure that his outstanding high 
character will bring him success in the future. 





CHARLES D. AVERKA "Dave" AUBURN 

Arboriculture 

Placement: Brewer Tree Expert Co., Worcester 

Arboriculture Club 1, 2; Kappa Kappa 1, 2; Horticulture Show 1, 2 
Dave is a serious minded, good-looking young man and a good 
thinker, especially when it comes to going home to see a queen named 
"Margie." In a few years we will see him rise with a profitable business. 
We will certainly miss "Dave" -the fellow with the sense of humor. 



CHESTER S. BAK "Chet" DERBY 

Finfe Turf 

Placement: Indian Hill, C. C. Newington, Conn. 

Fine Turf Club 1, Secretary; Horticulture Club 2 

Chester Bak can be found regularly behind a cigar and an expensive 
one at that. When "Chet" first came to Stockbridge his main thought 
was to become successful. But as time went on he found out it was more 
fun to mix a little play with work. Seriously, he is an intelligent, ambi- 
tious, and quiet fellow that he was during his first year. He has finally 
climbed out of his shell and is now known as "the Campus bandit!" 
Girls flock around Chet because of his charming personality. He would 
make an ideal husband for any kind of a girl as he is an all-around fellow. 
So watch out girls you may be drawn into his web and then there is no 
escape. Good luck Chet as a Greenkeeper. We know you'll always 
make out. 





RICHARD C. BALLOLI "Dick" ORANGE 

Forestry 

Placement: Gunnison National Forest, Gunnison, Colorado 

Forestry Club 1,2; Horticulture Show 2 , 

A more sincere and warm hearted person would be hard to find. One 
of our top students and boon companions, Dick has created a fine im- 
pression while a student at Stockbridge. Good luck to you, Dick - 
may you fare as well every place you go. 



Lincoln, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 



RICHARD A. BARNICLE "Barney" WALTHAM 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: James DeNormandie Farm, 

Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2; 

Vice-President 

Barney has the most happy-go-lucky personality in the school. He 
can worry the less about anything than any student we know. Barney 
has the reputation of getting things done and has done good work in 
school. He plans to own purebred Holstein Cattle some day. Most of 
his leisure time is spent hunting and fishing. Prof. Foley seems to be 
the only person who can say more words in a given time than Barney. 
"Barney" is well liked by all his classmates and if you are in need he 
will always lend a helping hand. The best of luck to you "Barney." 





HOWARD F. BARRELL "Howie" WORCESTER 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: University of Mass. 

Animal Husbandry 1, 2; Dance Committee 1, 2; Shorthorn Board 2; 

Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 

Howie is one of our army veterans who has a good start in raising 
young stock. He is the proud father of two children. Howie is a con- 
scientious worker who usually gets what he goes after. After graduation 
he is going to get that farm of his own in Maine. We know he will make 
it and wish him the best of luck. 



RICHARD B. RATES, JR. "Rick" CARLISLE 

Dairy 

Placement: Waltham and Carlisle 

Dairy Club 1,2; Alpha Tau Gamma 1, 2; Dance Committee 1 

One outstanding way of stating "Rick's" ambition, is to mention 
the word party. There never was anything more important to him 
than having a good time. Ninety per cent of the parties at A.T.G. were 
attributed to him. Of course being treasurer of the fraternity had no 
bearing whatsoever on the matter. He claims to have no hobbies, but 
what "Rick" doesn't realize is that people are his hobby. His ability to 
mingle with strangers and make immediate friends is a gift few people 
have. "Rick's" future plans are uncertain but whatever they are, we'll 
never have to worry about him getting by. 





CLIFFORD L. BELDEN, JR. "Bunny" NORTH HATFIELD 

Vegetable Growing 

Placement: Belden Farm, North Hatfield 

Horticultural Show 1, 2; Olericulture Club 1, 2 

Bunny's professors and classmates learned to wait patiently for the 
8:01 Hatfield Express so that Bunny wouldn't miss any of the lecture. 
Sometimes the Express was a little late, but we excused that because 
we knew that he was trying hard. Bunny left after the third semester 
to serve his country. When he returns, he plans to graduate and then 
work with his Dad on the farm. 



ROBERT W. BISHOP "Webber" WAREHAM 

Fruit Growing 

Placement: Slocum Gibbs Cranberry Co., Wareham, Mass. 

Football 1, 2; Pomology Club 2; Horticultural Show 1, 2; Alpha Tau 

Gamma 1, 2; Representative Intra-Fraternity Council 2; Intra-mural 

Basketball and Baseball 2 

Webber left the cranbery bogs of Wareham to learn more about his 
business at Stockbridge. We're as sure Webber has acquired his knowl- 
edge as we are sure that he has given us a friend that we can count on 
at any time. 

Webber will feverishly argue with anyone who would dare compare 
Cape Cod with any other part of the country, or A.T.G. with the other 
fraternity. 

We'll all remember Webber as an athlete, a friend, and a fellow w'no 
can't get along with or without women. Upon graduating from Stock- 
bridge, Webber plans to take a trip around the country and then to 
settle down in Cape Cod and raise cranberries, and strawberries. 





ROBERT C. BRADSHAW "Bob" LEXINGTON 

Poultry 

Placement: Mayo's Duck Farms, East Orleans, Mass. 

Poultry Club 1 

The class of '51 will always remember "Bob" as the good looking 
and good natured fellow with that bright beaming smile of his. "Bob" 
took his placement training at Mayo's Duck Farms in East Orleans, 
Mass. We are certain that "Bob" gained valuable experience which 
will be of great help to him when he starts in the poultry business after 
graduation. We wish you the best of luck, "Bob." 



RICHARD F. BROWN SOUTH HADLEY 

Floriculture 

Placement: 

Horticulture Show 2; Kappa Kappa 1 

Brownie's main interest outside of Stockbridge was going home every 
weekend. Seems that a Blue Notes Orchestra was the interest. Usually 
by the time Wednesday or Thursday rolled around, Brownie would be 
all caught up on his sleep and be ready for another weekend. A student 
as good natured as they come. Brownie found a firm place as a member 
of the Massachusetts Horticultural Society. He enjoys the fundamentals 
for success ambition and initiative and the ability to think clearly. 





RICHARD N. BROWN "Dick" BILLERICA 

Dairy 

Placement: Kydds Dairy, Lowell, Mass. 

Intra-Basketball 2; Dairy Club 1, 2; Football 1; Alpha Tau Gamma 1, 2 
Richard, better known to us as "Dick" is a good natured fellow. He is 
active and well liked by everyone who knows him. His hobbies are 
basketball and pool. As a fraternity man, Dick was most popular and 
could always be counted on to take part in helping to make the social 
events go over in a big way. After graduation Dick plans to start his 
own ice cream and milk business. With his personality and his sports- 
manship we are sure he will be a success in his field of endeavor. 



JOHN F. BULMAN DEDIIAM 

Fine Turf 

Placement: Charles River Country Club 

Fine Turf Club 1, President; Horticulture Show 2 

John Bulman alias "the lover" is well known among the women's 
social circles. However, he takes time off from his women to study and 
keep up his good marks. John is more mature than the rest of his fellow 
students, could be because he is older, but the main reason is that he 
has been around. His main ambition is to get rich quick, so he therefore 
chose greenkeeping as a career. Well, we all have our idiosyncrasies! 
John has already been employed as a greenkeeper so knows grass 
pretty well. We know he will be a success as a greenkeeper and fellows, 
remember "If you need him Dedham!" 





RUPERT F. BURZYNSKI CIUCOPEE 

Floriculture 

Floriculture Club 1; Horticulture Club 2, 10 x 10, First Prize; Shorthorn 

Board, Art Editor 2 

Rupert hails from the little city of Chicopee — just down the road 
apiece. Although he now lives in Springfield, his heart is still in Chicopee. 
He hopes to have a retail growers establishment in Chicopee. Rupert is 
sort of a quiet fellow. Besides having a talent in art as can be seen in 
the yearbook, Rupert shows ability in piano playing. He manifested his 
talent for floral designing in class and also in the Horticulture show where 
he won 1st prize for a 10 x 10 exhibit. His friendly character has won 
him many friends here at school. We are sure he will make a great suc- 
cess in the Florist industry. Rupert, we wish you all the luck in the world. 



WAYNE BUZZEE "Buzz" EASTHAMPTON 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Duane S. Slater, Tyringham, Mass. 

Basketball 1, 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 

"Buzz" is the real "buddy." A happy-go-lucky fellow on the surface, 
"Buzz" works hard and always receives creditable marks. One of the 
workhorses of the basketball squad, "Buzz" has played many fine 
games for the Blue. We know he will do well in whatever he may 
attempt. 





JEREMIAH G. CALLAHAN "Jerry" TAUNTON 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Taunton State Hospital 

Student Council President 2; Shorthorn Board 2; Dance Committee 1, 2; 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2; 

Student Life Committee 2 

Jerry is one of the most popular and well liked students of the school. 
He expresses strong deternination in anything he does. He abides by 
rules he sets up for himself and consequently nothing he starts is left 
undone. Anyone coming in contact with him in the future I am sure 
will recognize him by the familiar smile he possesses, and I am sure no 
one will ever forget "udder nonsense" a phrase often used when he voiced 
disapproval. Jerry is a married veteran. He plans to operate and own 
his own dairy farms someday. 



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ORNALDO CAPIZZI "Oily" "Cap" 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: West Newton, Mass. 

Horticulture Show 1, 2, Committee Chairman; Kappa Kappa 1, 2; 

Horticulture Club 1 

Orlando, often called "Oily" for short, has the ambition and eagerness 
to work, which is hard to match. He is very studious during the week, 
but when the weekends roll around he heads home to West Newton. 
"Oily" spent his placement working with his dad and is going into 
business vidth his father after he graduates. Between his newly acquired 
technical knowledge and the experience behind him, he is bound to be 
a great success. 





SIDNEY F. CARL "Sid" HATFIELD 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Sidney & Carl, Hatfield, Mass. 

Basketball 1, 2, Manager; Animal Husbandry Club 1; Little Interna- 
tional 2; Kappa Kappa 1,2; Collegian 1, 2, Sports; Dairy Classic 1, 2 

"Sid" plans to return home after graduation and work on his Dad's 
tobacco and beef farm. His eagerness to work and willingness to work 
with others makes us confident that he will succeed in this or any other 
project he undertakes. Sid was manager of the basketball team in his 
senior year and their su(!rcess reflects his good judgment and spirit of 
sportsmanship. 



DONALD A. CARNEY "Tinka" WORCESTER 

Fine Turf 

Placement: Cohassee Country Club, Southbridge, Mass. 

Fine Turf Club 1; Horticulture Show 1 

One swell guy, one speed demon, one motorcycle and, of course, one 
ex-sailor. Mix them all together -the result — Don Carney! Girls, he 
is a very willing bachelor, and can he cook! During his Navy career he 
cooked for thousands of sailors, and is still cooking (with gas) for ten 
Stockbridge boys. He not only gives Duncan Hines competition, but, 
also Arthur Murray. His dancing is terriffic! He is graceful as well as 
smooth on a dance floor. Besides keeping all the women happy, he still 
manages to retain good marks in school, being one of the top in Fine 
Turf. His hair-do would make any woman turn green with envy. We 
all wish him the best of luck as a future superintendent of a golf course! 




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SEBASTIAN CAVALLARO "Cav" "Sibby" ANDOVER 

Poultry 

Placement: Cavallaro Poultry Farm 

Intramural Basketball 1, 2; Poultry Club 1, 2 

One of our farmers from "way back." "Cav" was born and brought up 
on a poultry farm. He expects to return there after graduation if the 
Armed Forces allow him. Though seemingly quiet, he is always ready 
for an argument especially in class, and he still thinks Fords are the 
best cars. We feel confident that "Sibby" wiU give a good account of 
himself as he did at Stockbridge in whatever he may undertake. 



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FRANK T. CHIDSEY "Chidz" LONGMEADOW 

Dairy 

Placement: Skipton's Ice Cream, Springfield 

Dairy Club 1, 2; Alpha Tau Gamma 1, 2 

The things that will bring back memories of Frank are his sense of 
humor and his good sportsmanship. Frank was undoubtedly the greatest 
"target" for "ribbing" in the Dairy Class; yet we've still to see the boy 
lose his temper. Upon graduation Frank expects to work in his father's 
ice cream plant. Frank will undoubtedly be a great ice cream manu- 
facturer. Good luck, Frank. 






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BYRON B. CLOIIGH "Porky" WORCESTER 

Animal Husbandry 
Placement: Worcester State Hospital 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2, Treasurer 2; Dance Committee 1, 2; 
Shorthorn Board 2, Sports Editor; Football 1; Hockey 1; Little Inter- 
national 2; Dairy Classic 2 

An explanation of Byron's nickname is not necessary just sit down 
at the table vdth him. He is one of several who obtained a spouse while 
on placement. Byron's scholastic ability is unquestioned as he certainly 
can get the marks. During the week "By" lived at Cobb's house; come 
the weekend and his crate heads for Worcester but not to the Clough 
resident. Good luck, "By." 



WILLIAM G. COLLINS LEXINGTON 

Arboriculture 

Placement: H. L. Frost & Higgins 

Arboriculture Club 1, 2, President 2; Horticulture Show 1, 2, Co- 
Chairman Main Event 1, Chairman Arboriculture Display 2; Football 2 
An excellent tree man — you can tell by the way he holds his distilled 
spirits. He is a fine president of our Arboriculture Club and is a good 
fellow in every way and is always ready for a laugh. He was second only 
to Leon Hart on the Gridiron. The best of luck. 




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ROBERT L. COOPER "Bob" NEW BEDFORD 

Poultry Husbandry 

Placement Training: Prentiss B. Childs, Manomet, Mass. 

Poultry Club 1, 2 

"Bob" was sure to be seen on the campus between Monday and 
Friday, but on weekends he takes off in his '41 Plymouth and heads for 
New Bedford and Nancy. "Bob," a product of New Bedford, is a happy- 
go-lucky fellow and is very well liked by all who know him. His favorite 
hobby as everyone knows is caring for his aquarium of tropical fish. 
"Bob" plans to stay away from all cities after graduation. His ambition 
is to own a poultry farm — specializing in broiler production. We all 
know he will make good and wish him lots of luck. 



RICHARD W. CORREA "Dick" KINGSTON 

Poultry Husbandry 

Placement Training: Coburn Poultry Farms, Tyngsboro, Mass. 

Poultry Club 1, 2 

"Dick" attended the University of Mass. at Ft. Devens for one 
year and then came to Stockbridge to get the "know-how" on the 
poultry industry. His fine ability to study has certainly been put to 
use as he is one of our best students. Dick is also interested in sports 
and he participates in many of our intramural contests. Our hat's off 
to you, "Dick," and may you gain success. 





CHARLES B. CUMMINGS "Buzzy" ARLINGTON 

Dairy Industry 

Placement Training: Hindries's Ice Cream, Milton, Mass. 

Dairy Club 1, 2; Football 1; Hockey 1, 2 

"Buzzy" is one fellow who doesn't have to have everything rosey 
before he can be happy. He needs only to describe a rough class and the 
affair seems so ridiculous that everyone laughs. "Buzzy" doesn't believe 
in worrying about a course, but he does believe in doing the work and 
being happy while doing it. We all realize how much "Buzzy" has 
contributed to the class and we are all wishing him the very best. 



LEWIS E. CUMMINGS "Lukey" ARLINGTON 

Dairy 

Placement: Eliot Creamery, Milton, Mass. 

Football 1, 2; Hockey 1, 2; Dairy Club 1, 2 

"Lukey" will always be remembered for his quick wit, and his hearty 
laugh. His ability as a hockey player was a great asset in producing the 
number of wins the hockey team had. When he teamed up with his 
brother "Buzzy" it was impossible to outdo them as practical jokers. 
We never saw the day that "Lukey" came to class with a grouch on. 
He plans to go into business with his father, of which there is no doubt 
that he will be a great success. To "Lukey" we would like to will a 
world full of laughter, and as long as he laughs, everyone around him 
will laugh. 








FREDERICK K. ClIMMINGS WOBURN 

Floriculture 

Floriculture Club 2; Horticulture Show 2; Alpha Tau Gamma 2 

Ken, the man with the sleek Pontiac, is Woburn's own Cummings, 
the Florist. He is a firm believer in practical application rather than 
theory in the florist business and has led much of the discussion on 
the pros and cons of this subject. Most of us will agree that he is a good 
student and a hard energetic worker. In two years he has not only 
found many new friends but has prepared himself thoroughly for his 
future work. We don't think he will have much trouble securing his 
goal for he has the ability to do it. So we wish you the best of luck, Ken. 



ELEANOR CUTLER "Cut-Cut" WAYLAND 

Poultry 

Placement: Jones Poultry Farm, Rehoboth 

Poultry Club 1, 2, Assistant Secretary 2; Dance Committee 1, 2; 

Shorthorn Board 2, Secretary 

When one thinks of Eleanor, they will always think of her friendly 
smile and cheerful disposition. Through school Eleanor participated in 
many extra-curricular activities. She is always willing to give her friends 
a helping hand. You can't miss Eleanor in a crowd as her bright, fiery, 
red hair stands right out. With the knowledge gained here at Stock- 
bridge, your plans of working on a large poultry farm should be realized 
in the near future. The best of luck, Eleanor. 




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RUSSELL M. DAVENPORT "Russ" SHELBURNE FALLS 

Poultry 

Placement: At home, England, France, and Holland 
Student Council 1, 2, Secretary 2; Shorthorn Board 2, Business Man- 
ager; Intramural Basketball 1, 2; Track 2; Glee Club 1; Poultry Club 
1, 2; Future Farmers' America 1, 2 

One of the more active members of our class and well liked by all 
who know him, "Russ" gave a good account of himself in everything 
he attempted -scholastically or participating in extra-curricular activ- 
ities. During his placement training, which was intended to be at home, 
"Russ" had the honor of being one of four members selected by the 
Future Farmers' of America to visit various farms in England, France, 
and Holland. His photographic interest enabled him to return home 
with many memorable scenes. To you "Russ" we wish the best of luck 
in your ambition to own and operate a poultry farm. 





WILLL\M E. DAVIES "Kid Davies" ARLINGTON 

Forestry 

Placement: Forestry Service, Washington State 

Forestry Club 1, 2; Horticulture Show 2; University of Massachusetts 

Band 1 

"Bill Head," our drummer man, is without a doubt, the best natured 
lad to be found on campus. Bill has been accused of taking a "nip" but 
don't you believe it -right "Bill"? If you see a young "Jack Kramer" 
on campus tennis court, it will be our own Bill or maybe it's "Gorgeous 
Gussie"? Wherever you go Bill, don't forget to bring your "fightin 
glasses." 



CHARLES P. DAY "Charlie" BRIMFIELD 

Forestry 

Placement: Forestry Work in Hampden County 

Forestry Club 1, 2; Horticulture Club 2 

Charlie lends a bit of the western atmosphere to the class. He can be 
seen at any hour cruising about in his ever present dump-truck which 
he enjoys riding in. Charlie is a product of Wilbraham Academy and a 
gentleman. Good luck! Charlie. 






RICHARD DEAN "Dick" SHREWSBURY 

Dairy 

Placement: Haines Ce-Brook, Lynn 

Dairy Club 1, 2 

Dick's ambition is to be a salesman for his father, selling dairy 
equipment. After spending two years with Dick, we have no doubt 
whatsoever that he'll make a good salesman. Dick was always the 
"instigator" when a political argument arose within the class. Even 
though he always started off seriously, he wound up making a joke out 
of the subject. They claim that a salesman needs a good line and a lot 
of luck - Dick has no worry with his sense of humor and sharpness of 
wit. Good luck. 



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FREDERICK J. DECOSTA "Bcston Blackie" SOUTH BOSTON 

Arboriculture 

Placement: City of Boston 

Horticulture Show ; Winter Carnival Ball Committee 1 



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NICHOLAS P. DELSELVA "Nick" DORCHESTER 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: Hartney Tree Surgeons, Dedham, Mass. 
Horticulture Show 1, 2; Kappa Kappa 1, 2, House Marshal; Horticul- 
ture Club 2 

With his "fine" voice, we are sure "Nick" could become another 
Nelson Eddy. You can never tell what "Nick" will say next and his wit 
is appreciated by all. "Nick" would like to study landscape architecture 
after graduating, and then start a nursery bu.siness of his own. We wish 
him the best of luck and hope his plans will be realized soon. 




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GERALD M. DESMOND "Jerry" EVERETT 

Forestry 

Placement: Asphlundh Tress Co., Jenkintown, Pa. 

Forestry Club 1,2; Alpha Tau Gamma 1,2; Football 1,2; Horticulture 

Show 2; Student Council 2; Shorthorn Board 2 

Although a member in good standing of the Forestry Class at Stock- 
bridge, we sometimes wonder if Jerry wouldn't be at home in the 
Dramatics Course at Yale. A leader of the opposition group in every- 
thing. Jerry will never be forgotten by the Foresters. Jerry has gained 
quite a bit of recognition as the outstanding quarterback and passer 
of the "Aggies" football team just ask him. We know that his charm- 
ing personality will bring him success. 



DAVID L. DODGE "Dave" STERLING 

Fruit Growing 

Placement: D. J. Carlough, Ramsey, New Jersey 

Glee Club 1. 2; Pomology Club 1, 2, Program Committee 2; Horticulture 

Show 1, 2, Fruit Trees in Main Exhibit 2 

Dave is one of the few fellows who automatically gives his full sup- 
port to any friend or affiliated organization. His sense of loyalty is 
truly a rare quality among people today. Anyone who exercises this 
quality is bound to be popular with his friends and committee chair- 
men, and Dave is certainly popular with both. 

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PAUL J. DOWNING "Leak" WEYMOUTH 

Dairy Industry 

Placement Training: Plymouth Rock Ice Cream, Abington, Mass. 
Dairy Club 1, 2; Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Alpha Tau Gamma 
1, 2, House Manager; Shorthorn Board 1 

Paul, better known by his classmates as the "Leak" will not be for- 
gotten by those who knew him. His classmates christened him the 
"Leak" because campus news was his specialty. He delighted in starting 
harmless rumors and then seeing how far they would travel. His second 
joy was a good argument and he could argue profusely on either side. 
Paul's future plans are a bit unsettled, but probably "Uncle Sam" will 
take care of that. Best of luck, Paul. 



GERALD J. DRINKWATER "Jerry" RANDOLPH 

Floriculture 

Placement: Father's Florist Business, Randolph 

Horticulture Show 1, 2 

Jerry, one of our married veterans, will be long remembered when 
all else is forgotten. His jovial company, ability to make friends and 
retain them has already given him part of his goal in life — that of 
having "an encouraging nod" and "a well-done quip." "Jerry" is one 
of those lucky fellows who is set for the future in taking over his father's 
business. He plans to raise a famUy of three children and we wish him 
all the luck. 



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JAMES E. DROZD "Chicken" LEOMINSTER 

Poultry 

Placement: Adriance Poultry Farm, Pelham 

Poultry Club 1, 2 

"Chicken" may be small, but he makes up for it in the active interests 
he has in school and other activities. He is liked by all those who know 
him, with his quick sense of humor and wit. 

"Chicken" is very fond of playing poker and is considered an expert 
with the cards. 

We are sure you will be one of the best "chicken" farmers in New 
England, and we wish you the best of luck in the future. 



DAVID L. DZURIS "Dave" SOUTH HADLEY 

Vegetable growing 

Placement: Farmer Brown, Inc., Riverdale, W. Springfield, Mass. 
Horticultural Show 1, 2; Olericulture Club 1, 2; Swimming Class 1; 
Weight Lifting 1 

Dave is the fellow who comes over from S. Hadley Falls each morn- 
ing and reminds us with his aggressive attitude that there's more to be 
gained from Stockbridge than just a good time. 

Dave, being a married man, realizes the value of an education and 
is making a supreme effort to obtain the most from his courses. 

We appreciate Dave's influence which has helped us to get a little 
more from our courses too. 





RAYMOND A. EAMES "Ray" EAST WALPOLE 

Food Management 

Placement Training: "The Pines," Cotuit 

Pandocios Club 1,2; University of Massachusetts Orchestra and Band; 

Shorthorn Board 1, 2; Judson Fellowship 1, 2; Square Dance Club 2 



ROBERT W. EATON "Bob" WALTHAM 

Floriculture 

Floriculture Club 1, 2; Horticulture Show, 10 x 10, First Prize, Chair- 
man of Floriculture Exhibit 2 

Did someone mention the Waltham watch? It must have been 
Robert — better known to us as "Bob." "Bob," one of the live-wires of 
the Floriculture class will go far in his field. He has been only too glad 
to be of assistance to anyone needing it. As a floral arranger he ranks 
high on the list of accomplished persons. Bob has a pretty young wife 
waiting for him when he graduates from Stockbridge. At present Bob 
has a small flower business at home and in the near future we hope it 
will grow to his wanted retail Flower store. We want to wish you the 
best-of-luck, "Bob." 





UNWOOD B. ELLIOTT "Sonny" BRIMFIELD 

Poultry 

Placement: A. W. Gondek, Brimfield, Mass. 

Sonny is one of our married students who has been living in Federal 
Circle for the past semester with his wife and child. Everyone that 
knows Sonny finds him a likable feUow and a good friend. Between 
classes Sonny may be found drinking coifee and playing cards with 
some of his buddies. His ability to get along with others, plus the 
knowledge he acquired at Stockbridge should be an asset in gaining his 
goal. 



JAMES E. ELLS "Jim" SOMERVILLE 

Fruit Growing 

Placement: Young Bros. Orchard, Northfield, Conn. 
Horticulture Show 1, 2; Pomology Club 1, 2; Shorthorn Board 2; Glee 
Club 1, 2; Hockey Manager 2; Kappa Kappa 1, 2; Judson Fellowship 1, 2 
Jim is a congenial fellow who takes part in a good many school 
activities and does a good job in all of them. Jim plans either to get 
more education or go into the army — depending upon the world situa- 
tion. We certainly wish Jim the best in whatever he does in the future. 





ROBERT S. ELLSWORTH "Bob" BECKET 

Poultry Husbandry 

Placement: Rhine Harts Dairy Farms, Lanesboro, Mass. 

Alpha Tau Gamma 1947 

"Bob" previously attended Stockbridge as a Forestry major, and 
graduated in 1947. He was made a lifetime member of Alpha Tau 
Gamma in 1947. After graduation he became interested in the field of 
poultry, so he came back to his old Alma Mater to major in Poultry 
Husbandry. "Bob" is a friendly fellow who is liked by all who know him. 
In the future "Bob" plans to own and operate a dairy and poultry 
business. With the education "Bob" has gained from four years at 
Stockbridge, added to his intelligence and ambition, he should be able 
to go far in his chosen field. 



ALBERT J. EMRICK "Al" IIXBRIDGE 

Food Management 

Placement Training: Oxbridge Inn, Uxbridge, Mass. 

Pandocios Club 1, 2 

"Al" is the one who asks the most questions in the class whether or 
not it pertains to the subject. He works after class and weekends to get 
experience and to help him complete his schooling. "Al" is a hard 
worker and takes a lot of kidding but we all like him. His hobbies in- 
clude landscape painting and stamp collecting. Good luck "Al." 





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CARL S. ERICSON "Swede" ARLINGTON 

Forestry 

Placement: 

Forestry Club 1, 2; Horticulture Show 2 

Tall and handsome, "Swede" is one with the true forestry spirit. 
"Swede" is well known for his studiousness as well as for his card 
playing. One of the many representatives of Arlington, we fell that he 
has held up the traditions well. "Swede" is destined to go a long ways. 
Best of luck. 



DAVID II. ETHIER "Dave" MIDDLERORO 

Poultry 

Placement: Harco Orchards & Poultry Farms, South Easton, Mass. 

Poultry Club 1, 2, Vice-President 2; Kappa Kappa 2 

Dave is a quiet type of fellow compared to his classmates, but when 
he is heard from he tells some sharp jokes. He is well liked by his class- 
mates and seems to be in the highest of spirits. We are sure that on his 
summer placement he gained valuable experience which will be of 
value to him in later years. His future plans are to start a poultry farm 
of his own. With his pleasing personality and vrillingness to work, the 
class of 1951 gives its best wishes to Dave as they are sure that he will 
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RICHARD M. FINAN "Dick" CONCORD 

Floriculture 

Placement: Buttrick Estate, Concord, Mass. 

Floriculture Club 2; Horticulture Club 2 

Who mentioned Concord? It must have been Richard, better known 
to his classmates as "Dick." Through the two years at Stockbridge, 
"Dick" has made a lot of friends who know him as a regular fellow. 
His favorite pastime is painting and his good nature and quick wit with 
a twist of the hand should enable him to paint masterpieces. He didn't 
have to go to gym classes because he came in first on track. Dick plans 
to own a retail and wholesale Florist shop. With his pleasing personality 
and practical approach to all problems we are sure he will have no 
trouble in securing his goal. 



JOSEPH FITZPATRICK "Fitz" MEDWAY 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Medfield State Hospital 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 

"Father Fitz" is a typical Irishman from Medway or a "comeover 
from Galway." Due to the necessity of eating and sleeping, Joe is 
forced to leave his studying occasionally. Joe is a serious, conscientious 
and assiduous a student as they come. His occasional outbursts of 
humor are well appreciated by his fellow roommates. He has an inter- 
esting manner of telling humorous stories. "Fitz" is always well dressed 
and neat in appearance. He plans to own and operate a beef cattle 
enterprise in the future. The best of luck "Fitz." 





EDWIN J. FREDENRURGH "Ted" CONCORD 

Poultry 

Placement: F. W. Putman, Jr. 

Poultry Club 1, 2 

The first of Ted's good features is that he hails from Concord — 
home of the grape. The others, too numerous to mention and including 
promptness, all help to make him the likable chap that he is. Ted has 
two urgent careers to follow: he is engaged to be married, and he is 
going to saU the seas in a pair of Navy blues. No matter what the 
future may bring we all wish Ted the best of luck. 



WALTER E. FROST "Walt" "Frosty" VINEYARD HAVEN 

Floriculture 

Placement: Vineyard Haven, Mass. 

Dance Committee 2; Floriculture Club 2; Horticulture Show 2 

"Frosty," one of our friendly natured fellows, hails from way out on 
the island, Martha's Vineyard. Way back in '48 Frosty walked into 
Stockbridge, but unfortunately he had a slight interruption and has 
returned this year to finish up what he began. Although we have known 
Frosty only this year, we are sure he will leave with the knowledge that 
he has gained many new friends here. "Frosty" was another of the 
many students who joined the ranks of many married men attending 
school. Already having his own establishment doing greenhouse and 
estate gardening work on the island, we wish you the best of luck in 
making a growing business out of your enterprise. 




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WILLIAM P. FULLER "RiH" FOXRORO 

Fine Turf 

Placement: Ardsley Country Club, Ardsley on Hudson, New York 

Fine Turf Club 1; Horticulture 2; Kappa Kappa 2 

Do you know Bill Fuller? You do? Need I say more? 

Bill is the class jester — you know every class has one of those. Even 
though he is full of fun, he can still be described as ambitious, studious, 
at times. What did you say? When? 

He is however free, white, and twenty-one, also good-looking and 
rich. He can be found at the Quonset' Hut regularly with the boys, 
either on the dace floor or at the bar. Bill intends some day to be a 
superintendent of a golf course. Well, that's all we can do is wish him 
lots and lots of luck. 



THOMAS D. FYDENKEVEZ "Tom" HADLEY 

Aboriculture 

Placement: C. L. Halvorson Tree Service, Pittsfield 

Arboriculture 1,2; Horticulture Show 1, 2 

Tom, a hard worker and a good fellow, is always after one woman 
or another. A native of this part of the country, Tom knew his way 
around and took full advantage of it. Good luck to you in whatever 
field you finally settle in. 





RICHARD P. GALLANT "Dick" LAWRENCE 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: Billing's Estate, Woodstock, Vermont 

Horticulture Show 1, 2; Kappa Kappa 1, 2 

A good student, willing worker, and a keen sense of humor are among 
the qualifications which have made Dick so well liked. Dick spent his 
summer in the cool hills of Vermont. We feel sure that Dick has a bright 
future for himself, for his personality will carry him to the success he 
deserves. 



FRANCIS J. GALVIN "Frank" CAMRRIDGE 

Dairy Industry 

Placement Training: Deerfoot Farms 

Dairy Club 1, 2, President 2; Hockey 1, 2; Stockbridge Reporter 

Frank is well liked by all who know him. His sense of humor and will- 
ingness to help will carry him far. Gifted with the ability to easily attain 
information and a readiness to share his knowledge has made him most 
popular with his fellow classmates. Frank is a great organizer and when- 
ever there is a group of fellows with an hour to spare, he organizes a 
hockey game, foOtballe game, poker game, or your choice, boys. One of 
his hobbies when not engaged in the above is reading poetry. Upon 
graduation Frank plans to work as a field man for a dairy plant. Good 
luck, we know you will do well. 




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BART J. GERMOND "Bart" HARTFORD, CONN. 

Dairy 

Placement: Seward's Dairy, Rutland, Vermont 

Shorthorn Board 2; Dance Committee 1; Dairy Club 1, 2 

"Bart" is, without a doubt, the most ambitious fellow in the Dairy 
Class. Not only did he keep up with his regular studies, but he went out 
of his way to sit in on classes that didn't pertain directly to dairy. These 
extra classes consisted of subjects pertaining to the farm and "Bart" is 
looking forward to the day when he becomes a producer-dealer. In spite 
of all his extra studies, "Bart" still found time to get married and to 
start raising a family. Great success, "Bart." 



FRANCIS GHFLLI HOLLISTON 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: Eastern Nurseries, Holliston, Mass. 

Horticulture Show 1,2; Horticulture Club 1, 2 

Francis is one of the married veterans of the class. After several years' 
experience in nursery work, Francis came to Stockbridge. He is a good 
student with iniatiative and a real interest in work. With his gentle- 
manly reserve and casual cordiality, Francis has made his friends at 
Stockbridge feel that knowing him has been a privilege. We all know 
that with his many assets, Francis and his family will have much 
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CLYDE S. GILL "Moldy" LOWELL 

Dairy Industry 

Placement Training: Robert's Dairy, Sandwich, Mass. 

Dairy Club 1; 4-H Club 1; Glee Club 1; Cross Country 1; Alpha Tau 

Gamma 1, 2 

The youngest of his class, "Moldy" holds his own. His studies are 
taken seriously and late papers are not often received from him. Dancing, 
skiing, and music are his hobbies. These he likes to share with the home- 
town girls; the campus coeds never have the opportunity to share his 
weekends. "Moldy's" future plans are to own his own dairy farm. 
Good luck. 



RAYMOND D. GIROUARD "Ray" LEICESTER 

Poultry 

Placement: J. J. Warren's, North Brookfield 

Poultry Club 1, 2 

"Ray" also is one of the active members of our class. Come 5 p.m. 
and he is on his way home — probably for the second or third time of 
the week. The pride and joy of our Leicesterite is his "sharped-up" 
Chewy, and if he takes as good care of everything he encounters in 
life as he does his car, we feel confident he will be successful in operating 
his poultry farm. 







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R. ALAN GLEASON 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement Training: Ray E. Gleason, Clarksburg, Mass. 
Shorthorn 2, Assistant Editor; Animal Husbandry Club 2; Little Inter- 
national 2; Dairy Classic 2 

Al is one of the few people that can be practical as well as studious. 
In his two years at Stockbridge, Al has always been at the top of the 
class. In the future Al hopes to enter into partnership with his father 
and eventually take over the operation of the farm. Being an Animal 
Husbandry boy, Al has his favorite breed of cattle, and it is the Guern- 
sey line that he has chosen. 



ROBERT D. GOLDRICK "Goldie" FRAMINGHAM 

Dairy 

Placement: Hillcrest Farm 

Dairy Club 1, 2, Treasurer 1; Kappa Kappa 1, 2, Treasurer 1; Dairy 

Classic 1, Assistant Chairman 

"Goldie" is another one of those rare fellows that is always willing 
to take responsibility. Outside of the fact that he thinks Framingham 
is the best town in Massachusetts, he is well liked by his class. As a 
business manager he is tops; and any member of Kappa Kappa bears 
this out. He spent an endless amount of hours in the handling of his 
"outside the school" activities. Fifty years from now "Goldie" may have 
gray hair (if any at all) but his personality will never change. On the 
ladder of success he will climb, and climb, and climb . . . 










EMORY E. GRAYSON, JR. "Em" AMHERST 

Arboriculture 

Placement: Pittsfield 

Arboriculture Club 1,2; Horticulture Show 1, 2 

"Em" is that friendly member of the Arboriculture class who can 
always be found thinking about some mechanical problem. He is 
interested in automobile mechanics but we are sure he will do well in 
anything which he may attempt. Good luck, "Em." 



WARREN B. GREATHEAD "Bi^head" LOWELL 

Dairy Industry 

Placement Training: W. T. Boyd & Sons, Nashua, N. H. 

Dairy Club 2; Dairy Classic 1 

Warren, a product of Lowell, Mass., is a happy-go-lucky fellow and 
is very well liked by all who know him. His ease of meeting people and 
his personality have won him a host of friends during his two years 
here at Stockbridge. We all know he will do well and wish him lots of 
luck. 





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ROBERT F. GREGORY "Greg" EAST BOSTON. MASS. 

Dairy 

Placement: H. P. Hood & Sons, Charleston, Mass. 

Football 1; Hockey 1, 2; Dairy Club 1, 2; Intramural Football 1; 

Intramural Basketball 1, 2; Dairy Classic 1 

No greater loyalty hath man than the loyalty "Greg" has for his 
friends and also his employer. He has spent hours arguing in defense 
of H. P. Hood against other large and small dairy plants alike. No 
other man alive will ever convince him that there is a better place to 
work in than Hood's. Besides being a two-letter man "Greg" is always 
contributing his efforts to some social event. He certainly enjoys popular 
music, but more than that, he likes to just sit around and talk with 
his friends. "Greg" would be one fellow that would be hard to forget, 
even if we wanted to. 



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FREDERICK H. GRISWOLD "Griz" 

Arboriculture 

Placement: Walgreen Tree Expert, Hartford, Conn. 

Horticulture Club 1, 2, Co-Chairman 2; Arboriculture Club 1; Winter 

Carnival Ball Committee 1 

"Griz" is a quiet, easy-going fellow straight from the hills of Connec- 
ticut. His old Buick got plenty of wear and tear these days at Stock- 
bridge — traveling back and forth to see his girl. Very dependable and 
a good fellow, "Griz" will be sure to do all right for himself. 





CARL J. GUSTAFSON, JR. "Gus" NORTH BROOKFIELD 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: John Robinson, Oakham, Mass. 

4-H Club 1, 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 

"Gus's" hearty laugh can easily be heard above everyone elses. 
"Gus" hails froto North Brookfield where they sprout husky, sturdy 
men. He took his placement in jOakham, Mass. At home "Gus" is a 
successful sheep raiser. In 4-H work "Gus" has been very active. We 
wish you the best of luck, "Gus." 



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Howe & Sons, Tunbridge, Vermont 
Club 1, 2; Football 1; Little International 2; 



HENRY W. HAAS 

Animal Husbandry 
Placement: James K. 
Animal Husbandry 
Dairy Classic 2 

Henry is a jovial chap who never complains about the work and 
assignments he has to do. He never lets anything bother him, and when 
things get tough, he just shrugs his shoulders and forgets about it. 
Happy-go-lucky people like Henry are hard to find and everyone needs 
a moral builder now and then — so they talk to Henry and pack up 
their troubles. We wish Henry all the success in the world. 







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RICHARD W. HAHN "Tuppy" LEE 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Waycross Farm, Lenox, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 
"Tuppy" comes from the rugged Berkshires. He is a very likable 
chap and is well known for his direct humor. "Tuppy" has a technique 
of getting a touch of a cold as he is a "fresh-air man" when exams are 
due. While his classmates are grinding over an exam, "Tuppy" is hold- 
ing hands with the nurse in the Infirmary. His hobbies are pool, ping- 
pong, and women instead of the usual wine, women and song. "Dick" 
swears by the Holstein breed instead of at them and is looking forward 
to having his own herd after graduation. The best of luck, "Tuppy." 



PHILIP H. HALL "Phil" SOUTHWICK 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Sunnyside Ranch, Southwick, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry Club 2; Basketball 1, 2; Shorthorn 2; Little Inter- 
national 2; Dairy Classic 2 

Phil is a conscientious fellow who is always sure to meet his obliga- 
tions. His ardent support of the basketball team has in,dicated this 
virtue among many others. In his home town he is known for his fine 
voice and love of good music. Upon graduation he plans to return to 
his home farm stocked with purebred Holsteins to go into operation 
with his father. 





ROBERT C. HALL "Bob" WILLIAMSTOWN 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: D. J. Galusha, Fairfield Farms, Wilhamstown 
Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 -r. , , ■ „ r^ ,, 

"Bob" is a spry fellow hailing from "them there Berkshires — dod s 
country. He takes his work seriously but has his share of fun. If in 
need of help "Bob" is always ready to lend a willing hand. "Bob's" 
pastimes are hunting and fishing. His future plans are to own a herd of 
Hall's Jerseys. Wish you the best of luck, "Bob." 



PHILIP D. HANDY "Phil" CATAUMET 

Fruit Growing 

Placement: Agricultural Engineering Dept., U. of M., in E. Wareham 

Glee Club 1, 2; Pomology Club 1, 2; Horticulture Show 1, 2 

Phil is a boy up from the cranberry bogs to broaden his knowledge in 
the agricultural field. Phil is unofficially our class spokesman. Most of 
us agree that the bar of justice was cheated when our PHILadelphia 
Lawyer came to Stockbridge to study Pomology. Phil has plenty on 
the ball which helps to insure the success of whatever he undertakes; 
however, we want to extend our wishes for a happy future. 





JAMES C. HANSON "Jim" FRAMINGHAM 

Vegetable Growing 

Placement: On his Dad's farm 

Football 1; Hockey 1, 2; Horticulture Show 1, 2; Kappa Kappa 1, 2; 

Olericulture Club 1, 2 

Jim is the type of fellow that a class just can't get along without. 
He's friendly to everyone and can always think of a couple of good 
words to put in for any classmate of his. None of us know what Jim's 
like when he's angry because we've never seen him that way. 

Jim was called into the service of his country at the end of the third 
semester. While we greatly miss Jim, we do hope that he meets smooth 
sailing over his course in life. 



HILTON D. HART "Ililty" BLANFORD 

Food Management 

Placement Training: Northfield Hotel, East Northfield, Mass. 

Glee Club 1; Pandocios Club 1, 2; 4-H Club 1, 2 

"Hilt," as most everyone calls him, is one of the best liked fellows in 
the class. "Hilt" engages himself with numerous outside activities, but 
he stays "right in there" with high marks. "Hilt" likes hunting, but in 
the two years at Stockbridge he hasn't got a deer. Another diversion 
of his is music. "Hilty" may have little success at hunting, but he will 
go far in the field he chooses. 





COBllRN MORRISON HARTMAN "Cobe" WORCESTER 

Poultry Husbandry 

Placement: Park-Side Poultry Farm, Hopedale, Mass. 

Poultry Club 1, 2; 4-H Club 1, 2; Fraternity ATG 2 

"Cobe" came to us from- the Mt. San Antonio College in Pomona, 
California, to study poultry. Although studying was rather difficult 
at times for him, he now has a good background and should be a success 
in the broiler business in which he hopes to enter. 



LAWRENCE E. HARTNETT, JR. "Larry" WOBURN 

Poultry 

Placement: Lincoln Knoll Farm, Burlington, Mass. 

Poultry Club 1,2; Newman Club 2; Alpha Tau Gamma 1,2 

There is never a dull moment for Larry. He can mix a good time and 
his school work together and still come on the better side. His smiling 
face was always sure to be seen except weekends from 5 p.m. Friday 
until 10 p.m. Sunday, at which time he would "take off" in his '40 
Chevrolet and head for Woburn and Barbara. Two favorite hobbies of 
his are hunting and fishing. Larry's plans for the future are to operate 
his own pulltry farm and probably specialize in turkeys. With his 
qualified traits we believe that he will be a success in whatever he 
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DONALD C. HAYS "Don" HUNTINGTON 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Norwich Hill, Huntington 

Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 

"Don," who travels back and forth from home in his jeep every day, 
should be given much credit. He works at home on the farm and comes 
to school, too. He wants to go into partnership with his father when he 
graduates from Stockbridge, and eventually to own his own farm. The 
very best of luck and success to you, "Don." 



WARREN E. HEALY SPRINGFIELD 

Floriculture 

Placement: Aitken's Greenhouse 

Floriculture Club 1; Horticulture Show 1, 2; Alpha Tau Gamma 1, 2; 

Collegian 1, 2 

Hailing from the city of Springfield we have a well-dressed gentleman 
who has spent the past two years studying Floriculture. Warren gave 
up a promising career in the service to follow a hunch which led him to 
Stockbridge. To those of us who know him intimately, we found Warren 
to be a man of ideas and deep thinking — yet not so absorbed to find 
time to share his jokes. We all feel he will go far in any road he chooses 
to travel. 





EDWARD H. HEATH "Chief" SHUTESBIJRY 

Fruit Growing 

Placement: Clarkdale Farms, West Deerfield 

Horticulture Show 1, 2; Student Council 1; Pomology Club 1, 2, 

Treasurer 2 

Every class needs a mainstay, someone who assumes the proper 
attitude for all situations, and "Chief" is that someone for our class. 
When the sledding is rough, when you're ready to throw in the sponge 
— better see "Chief." During the last semester "Chief" received his 
orders to report back for active duty with the U. S. Navy. The "Chief" 
deserves a lot of credit — corning into a class of youngsters and being a 
part of that class for two years. 



KENNETH HEINS "Ken" FITCHBURG 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement Training: At home, Fitchburg, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 
"Ken" is a very quiet, conscientious, and apt student, and always is 
ready to help his fellow classmates. His hobby is music. "Ken" plays 
a number of instruments -the accordion, piano, and clarinet. After 
graduation he plans to "farm it" with his father on his Holstein Dairy 
Farm. The best of Success "Ken." 





ERNEST A. HENDRICKS "Ernie" NORTHAMPTON 

Poultry 

Placement: Charles Shelnut, Northampton, Mass. 

Even though "Ernie" is the father of three children, he still finds 
time for his hobbies, which are hunting and fishing. "Ernie" commutes 
to school in his shining blue '49 Plymouth. Between classes "Ernie" 
can either be found studying in the poultry library or at Draper Hall 
drinking coffee with his buddies while telling hunting and fishing stories 
always with a lit cigar. By the way, where is that beard you had last 
year, "Ernie"? Upon completion of his training, "Ernie" plans to take 
a month's vacation before starting work. 



DEANE HILL MELROSE 

Arboriculture 

Placement: Tree Department, City of Melrose 

Horticulture Show 1, 2; Outing Club 1 

Nature boy, Blundie's best student, worked hard at whatever he did 
— even getting up to New Hampshire weekends. He took a lot of ribbing 
but always with a smile. Don't forget to invite us to that wedding in 
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JAMES D. HILYARD "Jim" EVERETT 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Belden Dairy Farm, Hatfield 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Alpha Tau Gamma 1, 2, Vice-Presiiient; 

Dairy Classic 2; Little International 2 

I'Jim" is well known on campus and the surrounding towns for his 
congenial attitude and his friendliness. He shows streaks of original wit 
and often acts them out. "Jim" isn't too much of a "study bug" and is 
often in Northampton, but he produces when he has to. Whatever 
"Jim" undertakes, he will have no trouble making his mark, as he has 
the intelligence. We wish you the best of luck, "Jim." 



WILLIAM O. HOLMGREN "Bill" EAST BROOKFIELD 

Poultry Husbandry 

Placement: Old McDonald Farm, East Brookfield, Mass. 

Poultry Club 2 

"Bill," who is a happy-go-lucky fellow, is very conscientious, although 
he does find some time for recreation. He is that enterprising poultry- 
man from neighboring East Brookfield who is a walking encyclopedia 
of theater and classical music. The long hours he devotes to his poultry 
enterprise has prevented him from participating in many extra-curric- 
ular activities. We feel certain that "Bill's" diligence, coupled with his 
determination to succeed will be an important factor in his future 
success in the poultry business. 





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WILFORD II. HOOPER WELLESLEY 

Floriculture 

Floriculture Club 2; Horticulture Show 2, 10 x 10, First Prize 

Know ye not by the noise they make. Will never made too much. 
He did it quietly, almost to a whisper, but he was always there in the 
middle of things. Building scale ship models occupies his spare time and 
along with this he enjoys racing and cruising in sail boats. Will has 
always turned out good work and proved that he has a capable head on 
his shoulders. There is no doubt that he has acquired a host of friends 
while here at Stockbridge. With his arguments in Business Management 
we learn he has different methods of establishing a florist business and 
we wish him success in his future activities. 



JOHN LEO HORGAN "Leo" BROOKLINE 

Poultry 

Placement: Clear Lake Duck Farm, Inc., Marston's Mills, Mass. 
Poultry Club 1, 2; Glee Club 1; Kappa Kappa 1, Sports Chairman and 
Secretary 2 

"Leo" generally finds time to participate in any fun that is being had. 
"Leo" always has his share of fun whether he instigates the activity or 
merely participates. "Leo" became very popular with his fraternity 
brothers because he is fond of fun and willing to do his share of work. 
After his placement training, "Leo" decided that his future plans will 
be built around a neat turkey farm close to a retail market. We all 
wish him the best of luck with this venture. 










ALLAN R. HOUGHTON "Al" NEW BEDFORD 

Poultry 

Placement: Swift and Co., Palmer, Mass. 

Poultry Club 1, 2 

"Al" is one of our married veteran students who is living in the 
Hampshire House on the school campus. Last year everyone saw him 
commuting with Bill Holmgren, the speed demon. During the day you 
will find "Al" with the fellows at Draper Hall drinking coffee between 
classes or in the poultry library. When he hasn't any classes, he spends 
his time with his wife and handsome one-year-old son, Michael. "Al" 
hopes to own his own poultry farm in the future. We wish you the best, 
"Al." 



WILLIAM A. HUTCHINSON WORCESTER 

Floriculture 

Floriculture Club 1, 2; Horticulture Club 1, 2 

Hailing from the heart of Worcester, we have a well-known gentleman 
who has spent the past two years mastering the idiosyncrasies of 
Floriculture. Hutch gave up his little flower business, which he still has, 
to come to Stockbridge and learn the Floriculture business. He enjoys 
hybridizing and we hope that some day we may see some new flower 
created by Hutch. If you don't find him studying Botany you can see 
him fishing at any stream around Worcester. Hutch's goal after gradu- 
ation is to eventually own a florist business. Those of us who know 
and understand Hutch know that with the ambition he has sown both 
on and off campus the realization of that goal is in the not-too-distant 
future. May good luck be yours, Hutch. 








GEORGE A. JAMIESON MAYNARD 

Floriculture 

Floriculture Club 2; Horticulture Show 2 

George is as calm as the proverbial waters that run deep in the places 
that he enjoys to fish. One never knows what he may be thinking for he 
never says much unless he has a definite opinion to express. We found 
that when you get to know George, his engaging smile tells much about 
the strong character that lies beneath the quiet reserve. If you continue 
along the path you have paved for yourself here at Stockbridge, we 
feel certain that success is yours. 



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LEON KAKITIS 

Floriculture 

Placement: Engleman's, Pittsfield 
Football 1; Floriculture Club 2; 
Gamma 2 

"Nick" is the handsome boy who is always at ease and is never 
afraid to say what he thinks. Though his major is Floriculture, he can 
always manage to find time to discuss any subject (especially women) 
that may be brought up in the course of a conversation. "Nick" has 
shown his talents as a designer, and in the near future he plans to work 
as one. Despite his school work and activities he seems to find time for 
"Shakespeare." A.T.G. thanks him for making their dances a success 
with his helpful ideas. His brilliant mind, pleasing personahty, and 
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PAUL S. KEAVY AMHERST 

Fine Turf 

Placement: Wianno Country Club. Osterville, Mass. 

Fine Turf Club 1; Horticulture Show 2 

There are some good Irish and some bad ones, but Paul is one of the 
good ones. Paul's main ambition in life is to study, study, and study. 
All hours of the night, a light can be seen shining from his apartment on 
Cottage Street. He did take some time out, however, to become a 
father of a beautiful baby girl. Congratulations, Paul. We know that 
Paul will always make out in whatever he does as he has a way about 
him which professors like. His philosophy is "if you don't know, ask, 
and you shall find out." Paul has much to offer his fellow students, and 
they have much to offer him. He, however, can be classified as the brain 
of the class. One of his favorite hobbies is golf. Good luck, Paul, as a 
greenkeeper. 



DONALD J. KELLEHER "Don" BROCKTON 

Fine Turf 

Placement: Weston Golf Club, Weston, Mass. 

Fine Turf Club 1, Vice-President; Horticulture Club 2 

Have you noticed that tall, slim, good-looking fellow in the Fine 
Turf Course? Well, that's Donald Kelleher. After listening to him talk 
for five minutes, you can tell that he is Irish. He does, however, take a 
few minutes off from talking once in a while to study. Seriously, he is 
ambitious, studious, and intelligent, and has much to offer his fellow 
students. He is terrific in his English Course, not because his wife is a 
school teacher, but because he studies all hours of the night. We all 
know that he will become a success in his field of work, if he keeps 
plugging. If he keeps pulgging, we know that he will become a success 
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PAUL L. KLVIKOSKI "Kiv" MAYNARD 

Poultry 

Placement: Jasper's Poultry Farm, Hudson, New Hampshire 

Poultry Club 1, 2; Sergeant-at-arms 2; Football 1, 2; Intramural 

Basketball 1, 2 

"Kiv," a member of the football team for two years, is an all-around 
sport and fine player, especially in the field of football, which is his 
favorite. Wherever there is a conversation concerning football, "Kiv" 
is almost certain to be there. "Kiv" gained valuable experience on his 
summer placement which he intends to use when he returns to his home 
farm where he and his father plan to specialize in raising birds for egg 
production. 



HENRY KUPIEC "Hank" ADAMS 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: Adams Nursery, Westfield, Mass. 

Horticulture Show 1, 2; Community Chest 1, 2; Floriculture Club 1, 2 
Henry is one of the most quiet fellows in the Horticulture Class, but 
he can always be recognized by his interest and easy-going manner. 
He is an outdoor enthusiast and spends much of his spare time hunting, 
fishing, and skiing. Henry has a partiality for the Berkshires and plans 
to start a nursery "somewhere in them there hills." The gang wishes 
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HAROLD W. LAAUWE, JR. "Pic" PATERSON, N. J. 

Fruit Growing 

Placement: D. J. Carlough, Ramsey, New Jersey 

Horticulture Show 1, 2; Pomology Club 1, 2; Decoration Committee, 

Senior Reception Dance 1 

"Pic" is one fellow who doesn't have to have everything rosy before 
he can be happy. "Pic" needs only to describe a rough class, and the 
affair seems so ridiculous that we all laugh. "Pic" was first recognized 
by his Chewy convertible which sported Jersey plates and an ear- 
splitting dual exhaust which was heard all over campus. We all realize 
how much "Pic" has contributed to his class, and so we are taking this 
opportunity to thank a true friend and wish him the very best that the 
future can provide. 



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EVERETT W. LADD, JR. "Bill" DEDHAM 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Medfield State Hospital, Medfield, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry Club 2; Little International 2; Judson Fellowship 2; 

Freshman Dance Committee 1; Dairy Classic 2. 

Bill is one of the more scholarly members of the class and can be 
found studying most of the time. Bill is planning to get married very 
soon after graduation and plans to work on a good dairy farm or general 
livestock farm to gain more experience for the farm he hopes to own 
in the future. Good luck. Bill! 





GEORGE LAGERSTROM NEEDHAM 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: Nursery at Dover, New Hampshire 

Glee Club 1; Horticulture Show 1, 2; Horticulture Club 1, 2 

George's stay at Stockbridge was interrupted by a stay with ""Uncle 
Sam." George is well-liked by all his classmates and possesses a friendly 
smile which he gives to everyone he meets. One of his favorite pastimes 
is relaxing and listening to music. Without a doubt, in the future 
George will be successful and attain his goal in life. 



CHARLES L. LANE, JR. "Charlie" ROCKPORT 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Mainstone Farm, Wayland, Mass. 
Kappa Kappa 1, 2; Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Class Officer 1, 2; 
Secretary; Shorthorn Board 1, 2, Editor 2; Dance Committee 1, 2, 
Freshman Reception Dance; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 
Judson Fellowship 1,2 

"Charlie" is one of the sincere and earnest students in the Animal 
Husbandry Class. Our editor-in-chief of the yearbook, ""Charlie" has 
spent numberless hours working on the Shorthorn. You can't miss 
'"Charlie" in a crowd as he always has a smile on his handsome face. 
Although the girls look at ""Charlie," he doesn't glance back too often 
as he saves his glances for Mary Jane at home. To a great friend and 
schoolmate we wish the very best. 



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HOSEA LANGEWAY VERGENNESS, VERMONT 

Fine Turf 

Placement: Pine Brook C. C, Weston, Mass. 

Fine Turf 1, Treasurer; Horticulture Show 2 

Hosea is the class mystery. During the week is is helpful and friendly 
with everyone, but come weekend, he disappears and no one knows 
where. Could it be Smith? Fitchburg? Mount Holyoke? What about 
his outside life? What does he do with himself? Is he married? Your 
guess is as good as mine. We do know that he is quiet, very smart, a 
smooth dresser, and good looking. We know that he could make some 
girl very happy, but is he eligible? He can be seen in his sharp two-tone 
1949 Chevrolet scouting the campus, but for what? Maybe some day 
we will read about it in the Who's Who — who knows? 



ALBERT LARIVIERE "Al" GRANBY 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Home Farm, Granby 

Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 

""Al," who just got married a few months ago, is a fellow you wouldn't 
want to tangle with. He has followed in his father's footsteps as a 
well-known boxer. ""Al" works home on his father's farm and does a 
little trapping on the side. He plans to own his own farm real soon and 
we are sure that it's going to be a success. The best of luck to you, "Al." 





LEE J. LARSON "Jimmy" TOWNSEND 

Poultry Husbandry 

Placement Training: W. Otis Day, Westford, Mass. 

Poultry Club 1, 2; Refreshment Chairman; Shorthorn Board 2, Assistant 

Business Manager; 4-H Club; Basketball 

Lee is really a swell guy who is easy to talk to and always has a good 
sense of humor. When Lee laughs you know he is enjoying what he is 
laughing at. You can easily get Lee talking especially about sports and 
cars. You will find him quiet a basketball player and an enthusiast on 
cars, especially Chevrolets. Lee is very active on the Shorthorn and is 
one of the main sparks in the Poultry Club. When Lee is not with the 
fellows, everyone knows who he is escorting. With the solid foundation 
gained from his poultry course, there is no doubt that Lee will become 
an outstanding poultry farm manager. 



EDWIN ANTHONY LASCZYK "Ed" WESTFIELD 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement; Adams Nursery 

Horticulture Show 1, 2; Horticulture Club 1, 2 

"Ed" is a rather quiet and sincere fellow. He is very conscientious 
although he is ready to join in on a good time. His new Ford never failed 
to get him to class in time. With the solid foundation gained from his 
horticulture course, there is no doubt that "Ed" will become outstand- 
ing in his field. 





WILLIAM C. LAWSON "Bill" NEWBURYPORT 

Food Management 

Placement Training: Latham's on Cape Cod 

Pandocios Club 1, 2; Glee Club 2; Cross Country 2 

"Bill" has been a swell classmate, always good for a laugh in or out 
of class. "Bill" is still undecided ^s to his future plans, but we know 
that if he keeps on working as hard as he has so far, he is sure to succeed 
in whatever he undertakes. 



ALBERT L. LEDOUX "Al" SWANSEA 

Poultry Husbandry 

Placement Training: Ledoux's Poultry Farm, Swansea, Mass. 
Shorthorn Board 2; Football 1; Glee Club 1, "2; Poultry Club 1, 2; 
Alpha Tau Gamma 1, 2, Co-Social Chairman; Newman Club 2 

Although "Al" seems to be the quiet type, his friends at Alpha Tau 
Gamma know that he is a lot of fun once you start him going. He is 
interested in football and played for Stockbridge in his Freshman year. 
"Al" is a great sports enthusiast. "Al" is known for his eagerness to 
participate in all extra-curricular activities and is always found with 
hardly a minute to spare. After graduation "Al" plans to help his father 
enlarge the breeding operations on his father's farm in Swansea. Good 
luck in the future, "Al." 





FRANCIS P. LOFTUS "Fran" BELCHERTOWN 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Francis Loftus, Sr. 

Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 

"Fran" lives and works at home in Belchertown after going to school. 
"Fran" also had his placement at home and plans to go back after 
graduating. His pleasant smile and friendly "hello" have won him 
many friends. He is very serious about his studies and spends all his 
free time in the library. His favorite pastime is a hilarious evening of 
square dancing. Good luck, "Fran"! 



ROBERT B. MACDONALD "Bob" M ORONOCO 

Food Management 

Placement Training: Sheraton Inn, Westfield, Mass. 

Pandocios Club 

"Bob" is a happy-go-lucky fellow who is always ready to share a 
little fun. He has a pleasing personality and a great wiUingness to work. 
The Class of '51 gives its best wishes to "Bob." 





HUGH J. MACKENZIE "Mac" JAMAICA PLAIN 

Floriculture 

Placement: Russell's Farm & Greenhouses, Wayland 

Floriculture Club 2; Horticulture Show 2 

Jamaica Plain's own "Mac" MacKenzie represents that far town at 
the Stockbridge School of Agriculture. His quiet, never-assuming 
attitude in class is broken only now and then by his shrewd and caustic 
wit. By the way, don't throw away those floriculture catalogues — send 
them to "Mac" as he collects them. We knew him as an easy-going, 
friendly fellow, who, in the little time he was here, made a large number 
of acquaintances. "Mac" plans to be his own boss in a wholesale green- 
house business, and we fell sure that with his friendly ways and his 
aptitude for his work, he will gain his goal in the near future. 



ROBERT E. MACKENZIE "Mac" WORTHINGTON 

Animal Husbandry 
Placement: Worthington 

Class President 1, 2; Student Council, (ex officio) 1, 2; Dance Com- 
mittee 1, 2, General Chairman; Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Shorthorn 
Board 2; Kappa Kappa 1, 2, Vice-President 2; Assistant Instructor in 
R.O.T.C. at University 1, 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 
"Mac" has been as active as anyone could be while here at Stock- 
bridge. "Mac" is always happy-go-lucky, full of jokes and easy to get 
along with. Although "Mac" is always participating in activities, he is 
a most serious student. "Mac" met an attractive girl while on placement 
and recently became a married man. Congratulations to you both. 
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DONALD P. MACMUNN "Mac" MARLBORO 

Forestry 

Placement: Mount Toby Reservation 

Forestry Club 1, 2; Horticulture Show 2; Football 2 

"Some like 'em big, some like 'em small," but if you're going to like 
"Mac," you'll have to be one of the former. As political representative 
of the Forestry Class, "Mac" has crossed swords with many of the 
faculty and students, but has always come out on top — we hope. A 
standout on the gridiron as well as on the podium, he never fails to be 
impressive — maybe it's his feet? The best of luck, "Mac." 



BETTY ELLEN MAKELA "Bctts" WEST TOWNSEND 

Poultry Husbandry 

Placement: Hilltop Poultry Farm, West Townsend, Mass. 
Poultry Club 1, 2, Secretary 2; 4-H Club 1; Dance Committee 1, 2 
Betts, one of the two girls in our Poultry Class, seems to be a very 
conscientious person. Coming from a large poultry farm, she knows 
the value of hard work and study. She is sure to be a success because of 
her good nature and ability to get things done. The Poultry Club cer- 
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HENRY E. MARTINEAU "Hank" EAST NORTHFIELD 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Ellwyn Miller, "The Maples," Northfield 
Animal Husbandry 1, 2; Football 1; Shorthorn Board 2; Little Inter- 
national 2; Dairy Classic 2 

"Hank" is a reliable ambitious young man who hopes to own his 
own farm. In judging from his earnest manner which he has shown here, 
there is no question but what he will succeed. Most of "Hank's" spare 
time is spent visiting the local Holstein farms where he picks up new 
ideas for his future plans. Good luck, "Hank," we're pulling for you. 



CARLTON S. MASON, JR. "Pete" MANSFIELD 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: State Tree Expert Co., North Attleboro 

Student Council 1, 2, Vice-President 2; Football 1, 2; Horticulture Club 

2, President; Horticulture Show 1, 2 

"Pete" is a credit to his class. He has maintained a high scholastic 
record as well as being very active in extra-curricular activities. Twice a 
week "Pete" could be seen leaving for Boston in his Ford to attend his 
reserve meetings. "Pete" played football during both years and came 
up with a letter both times. He is a conscientious student and we feel 
with his friendly ways and his go-ahead-ability he will be a success 
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DONALD Q. McCOLLESTER "Don" "Mac" SHIRLEY 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: Graham the Florist, Westminster 

Glee Club 1; Horticulture 1, 2; Horticulture Club 1 

A good student, Don is friendly and well-liked by all who know him. 
His easy going manner gives the "illusion of youth," rather than that of 
a married man with a daughter. Along with his school work and "home 
work," Don manages to get in a little hunting and fishing. His originality 
was brought out by his prize-winning 10 by 10 at the Horticulture Show. 
With his intelligence, ambition, and with a family to work with, Don, 
we feel certain, will be a success in his chosen field. 



JOSEPH E. McGIVERIN "Yogi" HOLYOKE 

Dairy Industry 

Placement Training: United Dairy System, Inc., Springfield, Mass. 

Shorthorn Board 1 

Joe's ready smile and sense of humor has made him popular in class 
and on the campus. An army veteran, Joe likes his fun, but never carries 
it too far. He enjoys getting into bull sessions with the boys and always 
has a definite point of view to offer. After graduation Joe hopes to start 
his own business. He has made the most out of his time spent at Stock- 
bridge; we are sure he will go far in his chosen field. Here's wishing you 
the best of luck, Joe. 





JOSEPH F. McCREA "Joe" WHITINSVILLE 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: Stobbart's Nursery, Franklin, Mass. 

Horticulture Show 1, 2; Horticulture Club 2, Secretary 

Joe is well liked by all his classmates and has made many friends 
through his unexhaustible supply of jokes. Joe was very active during 
the Horticulture Show. He not only headed up a committee but con- 
structed a prize-winning exhibit. After graduation Joe is going to con- 
tinue seeking more experience in his work. We are sure that with Joe's 
many assets he will go far in his chosen line of work. 



ROBERT B. MEISTER "Bob" MAYNx\RD 

Poultry 

Placement: Jasper's Poultry Farm, Hudson, New Hampshire 
Poultry Club 1, 2; Wesley Foundation 1, 2; Psychology Club 2; Com- 
munity Club 1, 2 

"Bob" came to us from Lowell Textile Institute where he majored 
and received his B.S. in Textile Chemistry. He is a capable fellow in 
any task he undertakes because of his sincere and sound judgment. 
Everyone will remember "Bob" as a leader in class and work in many 
extra-curricular activities. Every Sunday morning here on campus at 
10:30 "Bob" can be seen dressing for church services; he starts the week 
off right. "Bob's" plans for the future are to work at least part time 
in the ministry. We know that the same qualities that brought him 
success on campus will contribute to his success in the future. 




ELMER PAUL METCALF "Metty" EAST ROCHESTER 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: H. V. Lawrence, Falmouth 

Alpha Tau Gamma 1, 2, Sergeant-at-Arms; Horticulture Club 1; 

Football 1, 2; Shorthorn Board 1; Horticulture Show 1, 2 

Paul has made many friends during his stay here at Stockbridge, and 
has participated in many extra-curricular activities. Paul comes all the 
way from the town of Wareham on the road to the Cape where he is 
the proprietor of his own ice cream company. He has a powerful, 
crushing handshake which goes along with his large build. We are sure 
Paul will attain success. Good luck, Paul. 



HENRY R. METZELAAR "Hank" AMHERST 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: University of Massachusetts Campus 

Horticulture Club 1; Stockbridge Reporter 2; Glee Club 2; Horticulture 

Show 1, 2 

Henry hails from Holland originally. He and his family settled down 
at Federal Circle for his stay at Stockbridge. Henry has a real "green 
thumb." He has turned his home into a kind of greenhouse with all his 
plants. Henry not only set a fine record in the classrooms during his 
two years here, but also worked out his placement on the college campus. 
With his friendly nature and his willingness to learn, and if he keeps on 
working as hard as he has so far, he is sure to succeed in whatever he 
undertakes. 





CARROLL P. MIKONIS HAVERHILL 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Home, Haverhill 

Animal Husbandry Club 2; Dance Committee 1, 2; 4-H Club; FFA 

Club Member; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 

Carroll won the State 4-H Club tractor maintenance award this year 
and as their representative attended the National 4-H Club Congress 
in Chicago. Ever since boyhood Carroll has been interested in tractor 
work and with his tractor has started his own custom business in and 
around his home town. He spent his summer placement on the home 
farm where he was able to work with his small herd of Ayrshires. Best 
of luck, Carroll. 



SALVATORE MORGANTI "Sal" NEEDHAM 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: Winslow Nursery, Needham, Mass. 

Horticulture Show 1, 2, Committee Chairman; Kappa Kappa 1, 2; 

Horticulture Club 1 

"Sal" is one of the K.K. gang. He was one of Professor Thayer's 
"favorite" students. This good natured, studious fellow always has a 
cheerful greeting for everyone. "Sal" lived at Kappa Kappa and through 
any possible distraction, you could find him studying contours, curves, 
and overhanging cliffs for Professor Hamilton. You can count on "Sal" 
to carry out his ambitions, for he is an all-around good fellow and not 
afraid to do a little hard work. 








RICHARD C. MORSE, JR. PRINCETON 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: E. B. Mosher, Inc., Wellesley, Mass. 

Horticulture Club 1, 2, Vice-President; Horticulture Show 1, 2 

Dick can easily be recognized by his friendliness and his good looks. 
Dick hails from Princeton and on Fridays one is able to see a bright yeUow 
streak making for home. He spends much of his spare time keeping his 
little "Chev" tuned up for his weekend runs. Dick could pass for Frankie 
Carle when he sits down to the piano. He is a happy-go-lucky guy who 
is able to take all the obstacles that arise right in his stride. We know 
that Dick will be successful in this world and wish the best of luck to 
a swell guy. 



KENNETH C. MOSHER "Ken" ASSONET 

Dairy 

Placement: Kentfield Dairy Farm, Amherst 

Shorthorn Board 1; Manager Football Team 1; Outing Club 1, 2; 

Dairy Club 1, 2; Alpha Tau Gamma 1; Concert and Marching Band 

1, 2; Stockbridge Athletic Association 1, Secretary; Chime Ringer 

(Old Chapel) 1 

"Ken" will always be remembered for three main things during our 
two years at Stockbridge. The first is for the many questions he could 
think up during the lecturers — second for all the activities he had a 
hand in, especially those pertaining to sports. "Ken" always had a 
managing job connected with sports; that of handing out the equipment, 
arranging schedules, practices, etc. The third and most important 
activity that "Ken" will be remembered for is his "chime ringing" in 
the old Chapel Tower. 





ALTON H. NEAL "Al" NORTHAMPTON 

Animal Husbandry 
Placement: Haskins Farm 
Collegian Reporter 1, 2 

Al's hobbies are model airplanes and tinkering with engines. "If I 
can't make it run, it just won't run," says Al. Al would like to carry on 
with school and teach Animal Huslsandry. If this doesn't work out, he 
hopes to have his own dairy farm after he has worked a few years as 
herdsman to gain both cash and experience. The best of luck, Al; we 
know you will be successful in whatever you attempt. 



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FRANCIS X. NUGENT "Monk" CLINTON 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Lynbrook Farm, Southboro, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Kappa Kappa 1, 2; Dance Committee 1, 2 
"Monk," with his congenial manner and amazing sense of humor, has 
won a sincere spot in our hearts. He plans to examine farming techniques 
in our western states before returning to dairy fanning in the east. 
Those of us who know him will wish him the very best of luck. 




JOHN J. O'NEIL "Jack" NORTHAMPTON 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: Smith College, Northampton 

Basketball 1, 2, Captain 2; Horticulture Show 1, 2 

Jack was the Horticulture class's contribution to the basketball 
court. His superb playing won him the captain's position in his second 
year. Jack was wise in choosing his placement training. We wonder if 
he majored fully in Horticulture while working at Smith. Jack's favorite 
hangout was Memorial Hall. Commuting from Northampton every 
day caused him to have to give last minute spurts to arrive in class 
on time. 



JOHN R. C. ORMSREE NEW MARLRORO 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Freeman Elms Farm 

Shorthorn Board 2; Animal Husbandry Club 1,2; Little International 2; 

Dairy Classic 2; Kappa Kappa 2 

John is a Holstein man and would always argue his point to no end. 
Between farming and politics you could always get a discussion going 
with John. He will probably combine the two when he graduates. John 
plans to return to his home farm after graduation and improve the 
land and the cattle to a very profitable business. We know John can do 
it, and whatever else he undertakes we wish him lots of success. 





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WILLIAM H. PARK, JR. "Red" FAYVILLE 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Hillcrest Farm, Framingham 

Animal Husbandry Club; Little International, Dairy Classic 

"Red" is one of the Animal Husbandry students who is of a cheerful, 
happy nature. His sandy hair and freckled complexion are a strong 
magnet for the women. "Red" is a staunch supporter of the Guernsey 
breed and intends to have his own herd some time in the future. Best 
of luck, "Red." His personality and nature denote success. 



EDWARD J. PARSONS "Ed" NORTHAMPTON 

Fruit Growing 

Placement: J. W. Parsons & Son, Inc. (farm machinery and supplies), 

Northampton 

Pomology Club 1, 2; Horticulture Show 1, 2 

The little blond who pilots that green Ford between Northampton 
and Amherst each morning is our boy Ed. His pleasant way of talking 
and his knack of making friends makes him a good bet to succeed with 
future plans of becoming a farm machinery dealer. He recently proved 
his ability as a salesman when he sold to the University an 0S6 tractor 
for orchard work. We all wish Ed the best of luck in his pursuit for that 
dealership. 



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HOWARD PEASE, JR. "Gramp" MIDDLEFIELD 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Home Farm, Middlefield 

Animal Husbandry Club 1; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 

"Gramp" likes to make the professors earn their money with all the 
questions he throws at them. He is quite a woman's man also. Two of 
his outstanding hobbies are basketball and horse draws. Howard took 
his placement training at home where he hopes to return after gradua- 
tion from Stockbridge; we all wish him the best of luck. 



DANIEL J. PELLEGRINO "Pelky" NEWTON 

Arboriculture 

Placement: R. D. Lowden Tree, Needham 

Arboriculture Club 1, 2; Horticulture Show 1, 2, Co-Chairman of 

Background and Entrance 2 

Dan has that unusual ability to do well whatever he undertakes 
whether it be sports, studying, or just plain work. His ability to come 
back on jokes will always be remembered. Dan's plans for the future 
are well taken care of by his girl. Good luck to you and your wife-to-be, 
Dan. 





THOMAS W. PENNOCK "Tom" SPRINGFIELD 

Forestry 

Placement: Mt. Toby Reservation 

One of our more mature members, "Tom" has been a steadying 
influence on many of our more rambunctious youngsters. A fine sense 
of humor helps "Tom" to be a sought-after friend. A spring marriage 
may slow him down, but we doubt it. Congratulations, "Tom." 



DAVID A. PERKY "Dave" ATTLEBORQ 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: Jackson Bros. Nursery, Norton, Mass. 

Horticulture Club 1, 2; Horticulture Show 1, 2; Shorthorn 2 

"Dave" is a jolly, happy-go-lucky fellow and as bright, witty and as 
conscientious as they come. Any mark below a 90 is a failure in his 
estimation — and it calls for less letter writing to his girl friend at home. 
During the week when "Dave" is not at his studies, he can be found 
wielding a ping-pong paddle. He plays a fast game and is always ready 
for a competitor. Upon graduation "Dave" plans to go into the nursery 
business. The best of luck, "Dave." 





ARTHUR P. PHILLIPS "Pete" GREAT HARRINGTON 

Ornamental Horticulture 
Placement: Elm Court, Lenox 
Horticulture Show 1, 2; Horticulture Club 1 

"Pete," a well-groomed, clean, neat student, is liked by all. "Pete" 
is a little slow getting started in the morning, but once he gets rolling, 
nothing stops him. He hails from the Berkshire Hills and the town of 
Great Barrington and bounces back and forth weekends in his Ford truck. 
With his kind heart, pleasing personality, and willingness to work, we 
give our best wishes to "Pete" as we are sure he will succeed in his 
chosen field. 



ROGER A. PIHL "Rogi" CHELMSFORD 

Poultry 

Placement: Mayo's Duck Farm, Inc., East Orleans, Mass. 

Poultry Club 1, 2, Treasurer 2; Basketball 1; Dance Committee 1; 

4-H Club 2; Alpha Tau Gamma 1, 2, Social Chairman 2 

"Rogi" is a well-groomed, clean, poultry student who was always good 
for a laugh in or out of class. He possesses an outstanding personality 
which has gained for him many friends, both on and off of campus. As a 
fraternity man "Rogi" was one of the most popular and could always 
be counted on to take part in helping to make social events a success. 
His future plans are to own a poultry farm for commercial egg produc- 
tion. The best of luck in this venture, "Rogi." 





HERBERT L. POLLARD "Herb" NEW BRAINTREE 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: New Braintree 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; 4-H Club 1, 2; Shorthorn Board 1, 2; 

Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 

"Herb" came to Stockbridge from New Braintree with the intentions 
of brushing up on the finer points of dairy farming. However, he soon 
found out that the town of Amherst had more to offer than school and 
could be found every Wednesday night "hot footing it" to the square 
dances at South Amherst and whirling the classy Northampton tele- 
phone operators to their heart's content. "Herb" was also a great 
admirer of "Tim's" butchering class throughout the season. Good 
luck to a prosperous dairyman. 



ROBERT W. READ "Doc" HOLLISTON 

Food Management 

Placement Training: Chatham Bass Inn, Chatham, Mass. 

Pandocios Club 1, 2 

"Doc" is the oldest fellow in the class as well as the only vet. He is a 
very good all-around student, and is well liked by all the fellows in his 
class. "Doc" plans to be a food salesman when he finishes and should 
make a good one. The best of luck in the future, "Doc." 





CLIFFORD F. REID "Hunky" DEERFIELD 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: George Fueler, "The Bars" 

Basketball 1 

"Hunky's" hobbies are baseball, basketball, and ping-pong. Many 
have learned that is quite a task to win a game of ping-pong from 
"Hunky." Cliff hopes to own his dairy farm, but needs a partner. We 
understand his girl friend is wearing his ring — it won't be long now. 
The best of luck, ClifT, we know you will succeed. 



DAVID W. RICHARDSON "Dave" EASTHAMPTON 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Northampton State Hospital 

Stockbridge News 2, Editor; Shorthorn Board 2; Dance Committee 1, 2; 
Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 
"Dave" is a practical, energetic type of man. He knows what re- 
sponsibility is and shows it in his work and studies. He is a married 
veteran and is the model father of three children. He has a personality 
admired by his fellow students as he can assure them a laugh at any 
time, and also strikes a serious note, when and where it is needed. 
When asked his future plans, he said, "When one has a family such as 
mine, where else can he support it, without owning and operating his 
own farm." 





NORMAN C. TOOLEY "Norm" PITTSFIELD 

Poultry 

Poultry Club 1, 2 

"Norm," a product of the Berkshires, came here to study poultry to 
gain knowledge for the future when he is ready to venture out and have 
his own poultry farm. We wish you the best of luck in all you under- 
take, "Norm." 



PAUL E. ROGERS MEDFORD 

Floriculture 

Placement: E. S. Webster, Falmouth 

Floriculture 1, 2; Horticulture Show 1, 2 

Paul came to Stockbridge to learn a little more about Floriculture 
and we think you will find that he did. Along with his yen for learning, 
Paul has a pleasing personality that enables him to make many good 
friends. Paul's special fiower is the Memorial Day Flower, the geranium. 
His future plans include a wholesale geranium business. 





JOSEPH D. ROLFE, JR. "Joe" NEWRURY 

Vegetable Growing 

Placement: Old Town Waterfront Farm, Newbury, Mass. 

Horticulture Show 1, 2; Olericulture Club 1, 2 

Joe is a good natured fellow who came to Stockbridge with the inten- 
tion of learning how to manage a truck farm. We'll certainly miss our 
guess if he doesn't attain his goal. One of Joe's big advantages is that 
he knows how to have a good time vsdth the fellows as well as how to 
study. His method of balancing these traits makes Joe a safe bet" to 
succeed. 



JOHN ROSE "Jack" LENOX 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Crystal Brook Farm, Tyringham, Mass. 

I^ittle International 2; Dairy Classic 2; Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2 

"Jack" is one of the versatile students of the Animal Husbandry 
Class from the green Berkshire Hills. He has a great liking for outdoor 
sports — two of his favorites are skiing and baseball. ""Jack" also has a 
leaning toward music - he plays the accordion and guitar. Little is seen of 
him since he made an acquaintance with a University co-ed, but when 
he is in, very little dust collects on his books. Every Tuesday Jack 
makes tracks to Northampton to attend the National Guard meetings. 
"Jack's" future plans are to own a herd of registered Holsteins and 
Jerseys. 






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ARTHUR N. ROSENTHAL "RosJc" ORANGE, N. J. 

Poultry Husbandry 

Placement Training: Dungan's Greenbrook Poultry Farm, Caldwell, 

New Jersey 

Poultry Club 1, 2; Shorthorn Board 2; Alpha Tau Gamma 1, 2 

'"Rosie" is a fellow who always has a cheerful smile and a good word 
for everybody. He came to Stockbridge from Jersey and has enjoyed 
every part of his course here. Among his Alpha Tau Gamma fraternity 
brothers he holds the distinction of being the one who receives the most 
correspondence from his family and girl friend. He is sometimes seen 
reading some of those long letters while on his way to class or during his 
dinner hour. His hobbies are fishing, letter writing and photography. 
"Rosie" is a conscientious student and as a fraternity man can be 
counted on to take part in any social event. His future plans are to own 
his own poultry farm. The best of luck, "Rosie." 



JEAN PAUL A. ROY "Roy" NORTH ADAMS 

Poultry 

Gleason Poultry Farm 

Taught Swimming 1, 2 

Roy has many interests besides poultry two of which are swimming 
and photography. He commutes to school in his old Packard. In his 
spare time Roy would be with the gang in Draper Hall with a cup of 
coifee. When a joke is told, you can immediately single out Roy's 
distinct laugh. Many a time you could find Roy talking to Professor 
Vondell about photography. At the end of a school day Roy would 
head home to his wife. After graduation he will own and operate his 
own breeding farm. We wish you the best of luck, Roy. 





FLOYD EDWIN RYDER ORANGE 

Animal Husbandry 
Placement: Worcester State Hospital 

Vice-President of Class 1, 2; Shorthorn Board 2; Dance Committee 1,2; 
Football 1, 2; Basketball 1, 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 
Floyd, a married man, can play quite a game of football and basket- 
ball. He has played both of these games with the Stockbridge team the 
two years he has been here. When it comes to dressing or cutting up 
animals, you can't beat Floyd. Floyd has no future plans, but whatever 
he does, we wish him the best of luck. 



GILBERT SCHOALES "Gil" "Tex" LEOMINSTER 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Gibbet Farm, Groton 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Kappa Kappa 2; Little International 2; 

Dairy Classic 2 

'"Gil" is the real horse lover of the senior class. Being a married man 
he went home every weekend where he worked as a mechanic and gave 
riding lessons on his two horses. "'Gil" is more of a beef man than a dairy 
cow man. He took his placement on a beef-cattle farm and will probably 
continue with this type of work out West. Whether he goes West or 
stays in New England, we wish him and "Dot" a great deal of happiness. 




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HERMAN C. SCHULTZ "Sehultzy" BOLTON 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Buskhurst Farm, Lancaster 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Kappa Kappa 1, 2; Little International 2; 

Dairy Classic 2 

"Sehultzy" will always be remembered by all of us for his quietness 
and good humor. His car was his pride and he kept it in perfect condi- 
tion. After graduation Herman plans to return home to his father's 
farm, if the army doesn't interfere. No matter what happens, we wish 
him plenty of success. 



LORRAINE SELMER DEDHAM 

Floriculture 

Placement; M. E. Ward, Dedham; E. Heinrich, Dedham 

Student Council 1; Dance Committee 1; Floriculture Club 2, Secretary; 

Horticulture Show 2, 10 x 10 exhibit. First Prize 

Lorraine is a happy-go-lucky girl with a ready smile for everyone. 
Her studies always come first, but they never interfered with her outside 
interests, which have been many and varied. She has always shown 
more liking for the flower, much to the regret of the men. One of the 
ten by ten plots at the Horticulture Show was elevated by Lorraine's 
influence. Her ideas, energy, and talents, were given wholeheartedly 
in anything she chose to do. You have gained much here at Stockbridge 
besides an education, Lorraine. We feel sure of your future success and 
wish you luck. 





JOHN H. SHELLNUTT "Johnny" NORTH ANDOVER 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Danvers State Hospital Farm 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Kappa Kappa 2; Little International 2; 

Dairy Classic 2 

"Johnny" wdth his winning personality is sure to go far in his choice 
of work which at present is to be a herdsman. John's main interest is 
in beef cattle. John plans to be married soon after graduation. Most of 
John's spare time is spent hunting. Wishing you the best, John. 



MILTON R. SHERMAN "Milt" CHATHAM 

Animal Husbandry 
Placement: Woodside Farm, Oxford 

Kappa Kappa 1, 2, President; Student Council 2; Dance Committee 
1, 2: Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 
"Milt," an ambitious young man and gifted with a sense of humor, 
is well liked by his classmates. During the weekends, you will see him 
take off for Oxford to see the school teacher he met while on placement 
training. Upon graduation, he would like to return to Woodside Farm 
and work his way up to farm manager. We wish "Milt" the best of luck 
in anything he may undertake and we feel, without a doubt, that he 
will reach the goal he has put before him. 





PHILIP D. SHERMAN HYANNIS 

Floriculture 

Dance Committee 1; Floriculture Club, Vice-President 2; Horticulture 

Show 2; Kappa Kappa 2; Secretary of Winter Carnival '51 

Phil, although he is one of the quieter members of the Floriculture 
class, can accomplish many things when he sets his mind to it. As 
vice-president of the Floriculture Club, he has proved he is capable of 
handling difficult situations that may occur. Way back in Hyannis he 
has Cocker Spaniel Kennels which occupy his spare time and at the 
same time can be profitable. His future plans cover the cut-flower and 
nursery business, and we can watch him for fast developments in this 
line of work. Best wishes of the class go with you, Phil. 



JOHN SMITH "Smitty" WALTHAM 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: University of Massachusetts 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Dairy Classic 2; Little International 

"Smitty" is a veteran and father of one child. Our hats are off to him 
in the way he has managed to support his family and still keep up in the 
top part of the class. He plans to take employment where he can gain 
the experience he needs to own and operate his own farm. With his 
seriousness in study and his ability to fit in well with his classmates, 
success is but just around the corner. 





ROBERT R. SMITH "Smitty" LEXINGTON 

Poultry 

Placement: Lex Wood Poultry Farm, Lexington, Mass. 

Poultry Club 1; Stockbridge Glee Club 1; University Men's Glee Club 2; 

Kappa Kappa 

"Smitty" is a happy-go-lucky fellow who is always ready to have a 
little fun. He is rather modest about his singing ability, but will readily 
show his talent with a little persuasion. He is often seen buzzing around 
campus in his '37 Ford which gives "Smitty" a lot of fun as well as a 
means of conveyance. His future plans are to go into partnership vnth 
his father and brother who are operating a meat and egg producing 
farm in Lexington. To "Smitty," a swell guy, we wish the best of luck. 



RALPH G. SOMES, JR. "Somesie" MELROSE 

Poultry 

Placement: Mayo's Duck Farm, Inc., East Orleans, Mass. 

Poultry Club 1, 2; Outing Club 1; Dance Committee 1; Kappa Kappa 

1, 2; Square Dance Club 1, 2 

Ralph came to Stockbridge after attending Maine Maritime Academy. 
"Somesie," as he is called by his classmates, is a leader and participates 
in many extra-curricular activities. He is a sincere and a capable fellow 
who works diligently on whatever task is before him. Upon graudation 
from Stockbridge, he plans to go into the poultry business for himself. 
With his all-around ability, we know that "Somesie" will come out on 
top, and we sincerely wish him the best of luck. 




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ROBERT P. STEDMAN "Rob" AMHERST 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: ChafFe Brothers 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Little International; Dairy Classic 

Bob always has a smile for everyone he comes in contact with, but is 
very serious when it comes to studies. Bob was born in Amherst and has 
always had the environment of country life which has been very bene- 
ficial to him in his line of studies. Bob is going to work a few years after 
graduation to gain more experience and then buy his own farm. His 
placement training was taken at ChafFe Brothers at South Amherst. 



GERALD H. STEPHENS "Jerry" DALTON 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Frank Kuhns, Mill River, Mass. 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Shorthorn Board 2; Little International 2; 

Dairy Classic 2; Kappa Kappa 2 

"Jerry" is a diligent worker — honest and reliable in his dealings and 
always willing to lend a helping hand to any who need help. "Jerry" 
hopes to own and operate his own farm. We are sure that if he continues 
to work as earnestly after graduation as he has here, it won't be long 
before his hopes are fulfilled. Most of "Jerry's" spare time is spent 
tinkering with engines. We certainly wish you the best of luck. 





ALLEN F. STEVENS "Al" LEXINGTON 

Dairy 

Placement: Bushway's Ice Cream 

Kappa Kappa 1, 2; Winter Carnival Dance Committee 1, 2; Dairy 

Club, Corresponding Secretary 1, 2 

Few men are as willing to handle outside activities as "Al" is. Every- 
one likes to go to dances and other social events, but there are only a 
few who are willing to work in the committees. Such a man is "Al" who 
always has his hands stuck into one thing or another. There is nothing 
shy about "Al" and we'll always remember him for his straightforward- 
ness. If we could give the world to "Al," for him to run as he sees fit, 
it would be a much better world to live in. 



JAMES STEWART "Stew" TURNERS FALLS 

Poultry 

Placement: Robert Bates, Poultry Farm 

Football 1, 2 

Everyone knows "Stew" for his unflinching participation in Stock- 
bridge sports. All of the many friends that "Stew" has made during his 
days at Stockbridge have found him a fellow well worth knowing. He 
has a pleasant disposition and a finer fellow would be hard to find. 
"Stew" commutes from Turners Falls and does it with amazing punc- 
tuality. A great sport and a top fellow to chum with. "Stew," we wish 
you the very best of everything. 





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Woodstock, Vermont 

2, Remote Technician; Little International 2; 



ERIC H. STROBERG "Stro' 

Animal Husbandry 
Placement: Billins Farm, 
Radio Station WMUA 1, 
Dairy Classic 2 

"Stro" and his green jeep can always be seen about 8:10 racing toward 
Stockbridge Hall. "Stro" was a member of the Fort Devens'and Univer- 
sity of Massachusetts radio station toward which he has a strong 
inclination. He always has a smile for everyone and seems to have won 
the affection of many University co-eds. "Stro's" present plans are to 
join the Massachusetts Breeding Association and practice artificial 
insemination in the future. Good luck, "Stro." 



GEORGE T. SULLIVAN "Red" WATERTOWN 

Dairy 

Placement: Hendries Ice Cream Plant 

Hockey Team 1, 2; Dairy Club 1, 2 

"Red's" ability to ask more questions than there seem answers for 
have kept his professors constantly on the alert. His popularity ranks 
high as can be seen in his election as captain of the Nockey Team. He 
eats, sleeps, and breaths hockey from the start of the season until the 
end. His ambition is to be a manager of an ice cream plant. Besides 
the manufacturing end of dairying, "Red" is also interested in loyestick 
breeding as a hobby. Regardless of the field he enters, "Red" wiU be a 





BEVERLY A. SWIFT "Swifty" ATTLEBORO 

Floriculture 

Placement: 

Dance Committee 2; Floriculture Club 2; Horticulture Club 2 

"Swifty" is well-known on campus and well-liked by all. She makes 
friends easily and is noted for her teasing personality. One of "Sviifty's" 
favorite pastimes is dancing, and she eagerly attends as many dances as 
possible. In the future she plans to work in various retail flower shops 
until able to get sufiicient funds to open her own retail flower shop. 
"Swifty" finds great enjoyment in her field of floral designing. We feel 
sure of your future success, "Swifty," and wish you luck. 



FLOYD G. TIMSON "Tim" VERNON, VERMONT 

Forestry 

Placement: Clearwater National Forest, Pierce, Idaho 

Forestry Club 1,2; Horticulture Show 2 

One of our more serious students, Tim is destined to go far in the field 
of Forestry. We sincerely hope, Tim, that some day you will master 
the difficult art of "round dancing." His outstanding hobbies are fishing, 
hunting, and boating. Best of luck, Tim. 





CORNELIUS TRACY "Trace" MILLBROOK, N. Y. 

Fine Turf 

Placement: I.B.M. Country Club, Poughkeepsie, New York 

Fine Turf Club 1; Horticulture Show 2; Alpha Tau Gamma 2; Newman 

Club 2 

Girls, have you seen that 1941 Buick Convertible alias "the make-out 
car" traveling through the campus? You have? Well, that's Cornelius 
Tracy (no relation to Dick). His main objective is not to learn all he 
can at Stockbridge but to teach all he knows. If there is anything you 
don't know in your future field work, you can contact Tracy at the 
I.B.M. Cornelius entered Stockbridge with the intention of becoming 
an Ornamental Horticulture major, but in three months had mastered 
the course, so changed to Turf. Seriously he is a very intelligent and 
ambitious fellow and we know he will become a success at the I.B.M. 



RICHARD M. TRENHOLM "Dick" ARLINGTON 

Fruit Growing 

Placement: Wyben Orchards, Westfield, Mass. 

Class Treasurer 1, 2; Dance Committee 1, 2; Freshman Reception 1; 

Senior Reception 2; Football 1, 2, Captain 2; Pomology Club 1, 2; 

Horticulture Show 1,2; Alpha Tau Gamma 

Most everybody knows Dick, the treasurer of his class and the captain 
of the football team. Unlike most good football players, Dick is easy- 
going. In fact, we'd recommend Dick to any man who is hard to work 
with, knowing that if Dick couldn't get along with him, nobody could. 
We know Dick has the necessary qualifications to get himself the girl 
of his choice and a good job in his chosen field, and we sincerely hope 
that he gets both. 





ROBERT VAN IDERSTINE "Van" ARLINGTON 

Poultry Husbandry 

Placement: John B. Abbott, Bellows Falls, Vermont 

Poultry Club 1 

"Van" is a serious fellow who is getting all he can out of his studies - 
including a little extra-curricular study of the fair sex. Although he 
lives off campus, "Van" has the distinction of never being tardy for 
class, even though he commutes from Northampton in his '41 Plymouth. 
"Van" gained valuable experience from his summer placement which 
will make him a competent manager for any poultry farm. We wish 
"Van" all the success and happiness that the future can bring. 



HENRY V. VELANDER "Hench" TURNERS FALLS 

Fine Turf 

Placement: Juniper Hill Golf Course, Northboro, Mass. 

Fine Turf Club 1; Horticulture Show 2 

Henry Velander is a quiet, studious, and an all-around fellow. He 
left a good paying job As a foreman of a factory, which was making 
tools, in order to become a greenkeeper. They say it takes all kinds of 
people to make a world. In the morning before class, Henry's mind 
usually goes blank and you can hear him say daily, "I can't think. 
What's viTong with me?" Turners Falls must have some kind of an 
effect on him, but what? Nobody knows. He is a very willing bachelor 
with a '46 Plymouth Coupe, if he is not already taken. Fishing occupies 
a little of his spare time. He has, however, much to offer to his fellow 
students and will make a fine greenkeeper some day. 




ROBERT G. VriLLEUMIER "Bob" COCHITUATE 

Floriculture 

Placement: L. S. Russell, Wayland 

Horticulture Show 2; Hockey 1 

"Bob" is a rip-roaring fellow with a good disposition and a good 
standing in his class. When his studies are done, you can count on him 
as a willing partner for a ping-pong game. He is not running over with 
evident enthusiasm, but the interest is there, although it may not appear 
on the surface. We have an idea that his mind is not always in the 
greenhouse — for along with his work he always found a lake or stream 
in which to fish. We found that "Bob" was a good man to have around 
and we know the world will find him the same. 



HENRY WAIDUCH MILLERS FALLS 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Home, Millers Falls 

Animal Husbandry Club; Little International; Dairy Classic 

Henry is one of the well-married veterans in the Animal Husbandry 
class. He was a pilot in the Army Air Corps as well as an instructor. 
He is well-liked, smart and conscientious with an easy-going, unruffled 
manner. The best of luck, Henry. 





ALBERT A. WARNER, JR. "Aust" SPRINGFIELD 

Poultry 

Placement: Westbrook Laboratory, Eastern States Farmers Exchange 
Poultry Club 1, 2; Alpha Gamma Rho 1, 2; Future Farmers' America 1, 2 
All the poultry fellows know "Al." He is the only senior student who 
attends the "Derby Day School." You see, he lives there. "Al" is often 
seen driving a blue 1933 Chevy with the mermaid ornament on the 
hood. You can see immediately that "Al" is a studious, quiet fellow 
that gets along with all his classmates. "Al" finds reading enjoyable 
and you will find him reading a book for pleasure in his spare time, or 
listening to music, as he is a record fiend. We wish you the best in the 
future, "Al." 



RICHARD WENTWORTH "Rich" AMHERST 

Animal Husbandry 

Placement: Strothgrass Farm, Port Chester, N. Y. 

Animal Husbandry Club 1, 2; Little International 2; Dairy Classic 2 
"Rich" is one of the top students of the class. He is studious and re- 
liable in everything he does. After graduation he plans to work on his 
father's farm which is one of the better producers of AyershLre cattle in 
Massachusetts. We all wish "Rich" the best of luck and know he will 
be capable of maintaining the farm at the present high standard. 





PAUL E. WELLINGTON WALTHAM 

Floriculture 

Placement: F. I. Carter & Sons, Tewksbury 

Floriculture Club 2; Horticulture Show 2; Kappa Kappa 2 

Paul hails from the big town of Waltham. He never has had much 
to say, but is always ready with an answer when questioned. Paul has 
become a familiar face to most of us, and we found him to be a good 
friend to have. He claims that he likes football, but we think it's just a 
conditioning course for his Wednesday night square dancing. Always 
helpful and friendly, Paul was ready any time to give a hand to anyone. 
We feel he will have little trouble making a place for himself in a world 
that needs more quiet people. 



STANLEY P. WENDER "Red" SPRINGFIELD 

Fine Turf 

Placement: Springfield, Mass. 

Fine Turf Club 1; Horticulture Show 2 

Red hair, blue Mercury, and white shirts make up Stanley Wender. 
Patriotic, isn't he? Stanley comes from a long line of greenkeepers, so 
is therefore very grass-minded. Stanley's past life was spent in the Coast 
Guard, but hopes to spend his future life on a golf course, if his uncle 
will permit. Good luck, Stanley, as superintendent of a golf course. 




EVERETT R. WHEELER "Gus" AURURN 

Dairy 

Placement: Smith & Fyfe, Worcester 

Kappa Kappa 1; Basketball 1; Dairy Club 1, 2 

"Gus" is another one of those fellows who always has a lot of questions 
to ask. He not only confused the professor in class, but he used to 
"rattle" the dairy class also. It usually wound up with "Gus" getting 
the right answer and everybody else getting confused. His sense of 
humor will make us laugh for years to come, but his "soft," "sweet" 
voice will be- remembered singing cowboy songs. Good luck, "Gus." 



PHILIP J. WHELAN "Phil" BOSTON 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Placement: Mt. Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, Mass. 

Horticulture Club 2 

"Phil" is a quiet classmate whose friendly and cheerful personality 
is recognized by his fellow students. "Phil" could always be found in 
the Wilder Hall library during his off periods. He is always ready and 
willing to help anyone and always finishes whatever he starts. "Phil" 
would like to be a gardener for a private institution. We are sure he will 
make a first-rate man for any position he may acquire. 





PAUL WIDEMER IIADLEY 

Fine Turf 

Placement: University of Massachusetts 

Horticulture Show 2; Fine Turf Club 1 

Paul is the "baby" of the class, but is very mature in mind. He comes 
from a long line of nature boys, his father managing a florist shop. Paul 
is a very serious-minded, ambitious fellow. With him studies come first 
and studies come after. He can identify grasses with his eyes closed 
and is a second Einstein when it comes to figures of all kinds. Take it 
any way you want. Without him many of the Fine Turf majors would 
not be graduating, as his willingness and patience assisted many of 
them through this year. His hobbies include winter sports as well as 
hunting and fishing. We know that with a few years experience, Paul 
will make a very successful greenkeeper. 



ROBERT W. WIGGINS "Bob" ARLINGTON 

Forestry 

Placement: Arlington 

Forestry Club 1, 2; Horticulture Show 2; Football 2 

Here is one fellow who doesn't believe in hiding his light under a 
bushel. The live-wire of the class- sometimes referred to as the "game- 
cock kid," Bob has attracted a lot of attention for his exuberance. We 
fear that a few feminine hearts may suffer when Bob leaves, but we're 
sure he'll try to make up for it. He was a member of the football team 
and also the "bull sessions" at "Dempsey's Manor." We all wish you 
the very best. 





BURTON R. WOLINSKI "Burt" WINTHROP 

Food Management 

Placement Training: Whitehall Inn, C!amden, Maine 

Pandocios Club 1, 2 

"Burt" is a popular guy with all who know him — both male and 
female. "Burt" should go far with his ambitions, for he is an all-around 
good fellow and not afraid to do a little hard work. We all wish him the 
best of luck. 



DAVID E. WOODBURY '.'Woody" NEWTON 

Vegetable Growing 

Placement: Clement Esty, Newton, Mass. 

Hockey 1, 2; Horticulture Show 1, 2; Olericulture Club 1, 2 

Woody was Newton's gift to the Stockbridge hockey team. He did a 
marvelous job on the ice, and we were mighty glad to have him play 
for us. Woody insists that he is much more proficient at baseball than 
he is at hockey, having one year of semi-professional ball behind him to 
back his statement; but Stockbridge doesn't have a baseball team. 
We get a kick out of his humor a la Woody, and his cheerful personality, 
and wish him his full share of future happiness. 





WILLIAM BARTON WOODS "Wood.sie" BEVERLY 

Arboriculture 

Placement: Amaka Tree Surgeons, Manchester 

Arboriculture Club 2; Alpha Tau Gamma 1, 2; Horticulture Show 1, 

10 X 10 display of Dutch Elm Disease; Football 2; Winter Carnival 

Ball Committee 1 

He has an "angel face," but is always in trouble due to his curious 
nature. He is a serious student, swell fellow, and exceptional athlete on 
the gridiron. Good luck to you and Tobey. Drink up with that fancy 
mug, Willie, but remember you can't drink the town dry. 



FRANK WRIGHT "Mike" ARLINGTON 

Arboriculture 

Placement: Frost & Higgins 

Horticulture Show 1, 2; Hockey 1, 2; Footballl 

"Mike" is a good student, willing to study and always on top in his 
classes. He is a rugged individual with a good sense of humor, who is a 
champion at hockey, football and everything that he does. He will go 
a long way in whatever direction he chooses. 






AS OF THE CLASS OF 1951 

Socrates T. Babacas, Harold R. Baker, William E. Baker, Raymond H. Beach, Jr., Richard C. Blake, 
Donald R. Bryer, John B. Burditt, Leonard B. Charnas, Waldron W. Chesney, Harvey M. Cooper, William 
S. Cox, Harvey B. Davis, Russell W. Davis, Rudolph A. DiGregorio, Kenneth E. Doerpholz, Arthur L. 
Donnellan, Jr., James F. Fenton, Jr., John R. Fenton, Robert Fisher, Jr., Edward G. Fitzgerald, Francis 
L. Flerra, Melvin E. Fletcher, Martin G. Fritz, Warren C. Gaudette, Marcel J. Gautreau, Peter L. Grofif. 

Joan A. Hartley, William M. Higham, Paul R. C. Holden, Walter E. Horgan, Loring C. Ibbitson, 
Philip G. Ineson, George R. Jones, Robert G. Jordan, Conrad J. Kitson, Edward S. Krawczyk, Robert E. 
Lane, Clarence R. Lawrence, Albert E. Leach, Jr., John S. Malinoski, Gerald M. Maleony, Richard T. 
Mollins, George W. Moore, William H. Murdy, Sherman H. Murphy, Jr., Harold F. McGrath, Burnell C. 
Norris, Jr., John L. O'Doherty, William B. O'SuUivan, Armand R. Pellegrini, Valmore A. Plourde. 

Edward B. Powell, Everett J. Reed, Henry A. Richter, Trueman L. Robbins, John H. Scaringi, Jacob 
Shafran, Gordon E. Sharp, Gloria M. Sibley, David E. Smith, Robert A. Smith, Everett F. Spencer, Thomas 
E. Stowell, Jr., Fredric A. Sullivan, Howard A. Tanner, Norman C. Tooley, George B. Watson, Robert S. 
Wells, Bernard S. Wendolowski, Robert W. White, James P. Wright, Robert D. Wyman, Willard H. 
Young, Jr. 



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Front row (left to right): H. Martineau, D. Richardson, H. Pease, J, Ormsbee, R. MacKenzie, C. Lane, 
A. Lariviere, D. Hays, J. Hilyard, F. Ryder. Second row {left to right): K. Heins, C. Reid, A. Neal, C. Mikonis, 
J. Shellnutt, F. Loftus, H. Barrell, C. Gustafson, H. Schultz, G. Schoales. Thrid row (left to right): J. Fitz- 
patrick, J. Smith, E. Ladd, M. Sherman, R. Stedman, P. Hall. G. Stephens, W. Buzzee, B. Clough, R. Hahn. 
Fourth row (left to right): R. Adkins, R. Hall, H. Waidlich, W. Park, R. Wentworth. R. Barnicle, A. Gleason, 
H. Pollard, E. Ahern, J. Rose, H. Haas. 





ANIMAL HUSBANDRY CLUB 



The Animal Husbandry Club is open to any student on campus interested in live- 
stock, but is made up for the most part of University and Stockbridge Animal Husbandry 
majors. The purpose of this club is threefold, and can be stated as follows: 1. It gives its 
members information in the field of animal husbandry that will complement their classroom 
work. 2. It gives them the opportunity to get together socially, and 3. It gives them the 
opportunity to become acquainted with some of the New England agricultural leaders. 

The success of the club was due, in part, to the capability of its officers: president. 
Rocky Bemis; vice-president, Richard Barnicle; secretary, Chuck Simmons; treasurer, 
Byron Clough; and advisor. Professor "Al" Cowan. 

The active interest and support of its members along with the variety of programs has, 
to a great extent, accounted for the size and success of the Animal Husbandry Club 
the largest club on campus. 

The Little International Livestock Show, sponsored by the Animal Husbandry Club, 
is one of the largest events of the year. This year, for the first time, the show was split up, 
with the main event, the fitting and showing contest being held Saturday, March 17, and 
the judging contest on the following Saturday. The reason for this was to give the students 
more time prior to the show in which to fit their animals. 

There were many worth-while prizes for the top men in fitting and showing, and 
judging each class of livestock and also prizes for the top men in overall showing and 
overall judging. This year's show was one of the best, with Grinnell Arena filled to over- 
flowing. 

We were fortunate this year in having some very good speakers for our bi-weekly 
Tuesday evening club meetings. George Davis, dairy farmer of Sterling, Mass., gave a 
talk on pen barns. Dr. Harris of the State Mastitis Laboratory talked on mastitis control. 
Frank Skogsberg, Berkshire County Agricultural Agent, told us about the experience of a 
county agent. Lester Sawyer talked about the operations at Hycrest Farm. 

The year's activities ended in the spring with a barbeque at one of the local parks. 



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The eleventh annual Little International 
Livestock Show was again held at Grinnell 
Arena and as usual a lively interest was taken 
by all participants. Held each year in March 
under the sponsorship of the Animal Hus- 
bandry Club, this show is entirely student 
organized and run. All University and Stock- 
bridge students pursuing the livestock pro- 
duction courses are required to fit and show 
an animal of their choice. Modeled after the 
International Livestock Exposition at Chic- 
ago, this show was started in 1938 by Pro- 
fessor M. E. Ensminger, who is now head of 
the Animal Husbandry Department at Wash- 
ington State. 

Under the supervision and guidance of the 
faculty, herdsmen and farm superintendent, 
this show has grown to be one of the highest 
ranking shows of its kind in the nation. The 
first shows had relatively few contestants as 
compared to this year's competition among 
68 students. A lively interest was taken by 
all, and the competition was keen for the 
many prizes and trophies made available by 
livestock enthusiasts of the Northeast, to 
whom the students and school are deeply 
grateful. 





The program of events taking place in this 
year's show were: showing of swine, showing 
of sheep, a bull fight, showing of Herefords 
and Angus, sheep dog demonstration, buck- 
ing barrel contest, showing of Morgans and 
Percherons, parade of sires, co-ed milking 
contest, and the Premier Showmanship con- 
test. 

The bucking barrel proved to be the down- 
fall of many of the students, especially those 
who tried practice sessions a few days before 
the event. Those who jumped the gun were 
very apparent by their limping and their 
favoring of sore spots. 

The co-ed milking contest was a major 
task for girls trying to fill test tubes with 
milk. Girls with no previous milking expe- 
rience tried with limited success to squeeze, 
coax, or cajole milk from a cow into a test 
tube, and rush to the finish line. The winner 
of this event, Nancy Motte, received a silver 
cream pitcher donated by the Guernsey 
Cattle Club. 

The winners of the fitting and showing of 
swine were: first, Byron Clough; second, 
Gordon Trott; third, Floyd Ryder. The win- 
ners of the sheep contest were: first, Everett 
Ladd; second, Carroll Mikonis; third, Clifton 
Mudge. 

The beef winners were: first, Gilbert Rob- 
ery; second, Albert Lariviere; third, Donald 
Gay. The winners in the horse fitting and 
showing were: first, Jean Sanborn; second, 
Charles Denton; third, Richard Barnicle. 

The eight highest were eligible to compete 
for Premier Showman, the main event of the 
day. The Premier Showman was Gilbert Rob- 
ery with Charles Denton the Reserve Premier 
Showman. The day was ended with a real 
old-fashioned square dance in the Cage. 



DAIRY 




First row {left to right}: G. Sullivan, L. Cuiumings, R. Dean, P. Downing, C. Gill, R. Goldrick, R. Gregory. 
Second row (left to right): E. Wheeler, R. Bates, K. Mosher, J. McGiverin, B. Germond. Third row (left to 
right): A. Stevens, W. Greathead, F. Galvin, R. Brown, L. Cummings. 




DAIRY CLUB 




Co- Presidents, Frank Galvin Secretary, John Lukens 

Bob Hamilton Treasurer, Bob Goldrick 

The Dairy Club, composed of students from the two- and four-year courses, provides 
a social and educational pastime for its members. The club meets twice each month and at 
these meetings prominent men from the industry speak on subjects of interest to the 
members. Refreshments and a bull session bring the meetings to a close. 

Some of the fine speakers who addressed the club this year were: Mr. Judkins, for- 
merly head of the dairy department at the University and presently head of quality 
control at National Dairies; Mr. Hinkley, engineer at Cherry Burrell; Mr. Colvin of 
DeLaval; and Mr. Michaels, assistant director of pure foods and drugs. 

As the Shorthorn goes to press, the Dairy Club is busy making preparations for the 
Dairy Classic which will be held in May. A committee consisting of Frank Galvin, Pat 
Griffin, Bob Hamilton, and Bob Goldrick has been appointed and these men with the 
help of all club members plan to make this year's Classic the best of all times. They hope 
it will be outstanding and the goal of future Classics. 

It is difficult to say how much knowledge the students will carry with them as they 
leave the campus and go out into the world, but it is safe to say that they will carry with 
them the fond memories of the many enjoyable moments spent with their friends at the 
Dairy Club. 

A word of thanks to Doctor Hankinson who was always willing to lend a helping hand 
and made it possible for the club to hear many interesting speakers. 



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Club officers: President, Ralph Kinsler; Vice-President, David Ethier; Treasurer, 
Roger Pihl; Secretary, Betty Makela; Assistant Secretary, Eleanor Cutler; Sergeant-at-Arms, 
Paul Kivikoski. 

The Poultry Science Club serves to bring University and Stockbridge Poultry Majors 
together to share interests and ideas. This year, with the able guidance of Professor John 
H. Vondell, our faculty advisor and officers, Ralph Kinsler, Dave Ethier, Betty Kakela, 
Roger Pihl, Eleanor Cutler and Paul Kivikiski, we are proud to report a year of many 
and varied accomplishments. 

Our season commenced with a meeting on November 7, 1950, which was highlighted 
by movies on "Increasing Poultry Profits" and "Chicken of Tomorrow" by Professor 
Vondell. 

Two weeks later, Mr. Eben Wood, a well-known "back fence" philosopher and writer, 
informed us of his views in the poultry world. 

On December 5, Mr. Edward Larabee of Peterboro, N. H., informed us of his latest 
breeding experiments with White Barred Rocks. 

At the January 9 meeting we were privileged to hear an informative talk on "Profitable 
Broiler Raising" by Raymond Ryder of Wilbraham. Mr. Ryder distributed tickets to the 
Boston Poultry Show which were greatly appreciated by the members of the club. 

On February 13 we were given some valuable tips on "how personality contributes to 
success" by Mr. P. L. Sanford of the Allied Mills, Springfield. 

At a later date, the members held a social get-together at the Gables where roller 
skating was enjoyed by all. 

One of the main features of our meetings was the appetizing refreshments served by 
our refreshment chairman, Lee Larson. 

We were justly proud of our basketball team which made a record of seven wins and 
one loss. 

The year was climaxed by the traditional banquet held this year at the Bloody Brook 
Inn in South Deerfield. Our guest speaker was Director Frederick J. Sievers. Our president 
welcomed the incoming officers and wished them an even more successful year when they 
return from Placement. Since the freshmen went on Placement the following day, it gave 
the seniors an opportunity to wish them luck at their summer placement. The banquet 
brought our social activities to an end with a memorable evening for all. 



Message 




DEAN D. H. SIBLING 



During this year all of the phases of agriculture at the University of Massachusetts 
have been brought together as a School of Agriculture and Horticulture. In this new 
school all instruction, research, and extension workers are united into a team to serve 
students, farmers, homemakers, and others of the Commonwealth. 

The Stockbridge School of Agriculture is now a part of the unified program — in fact, 
it is one of the most important parts. The young men and women who are students in the 
Stockbridge School are receiving the latest in technical agricultural education and will 
some day be the leaders in the important agricultural industry in this state. What they 
have learned in these two short years will give them a good start. In the future we hope to 
keep them learning the new developments of research and of agricultural knowledge 
through our various conferences and short courses, our bulletins, and the Extension 
Service — both State and County. 

Agriculture can succeed and hold its place in the economy of our great country only 
if its member farmers and skilled technicians maintain the same level of efficiency as do 
the workers in the other segments of our economy. This can be done through research and 
education. We are here to serve you now and in the future by keeping you informed —we 
hope you will continue to look to us for new developments and new ideas. 



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First row, left to right: G. Desmond, R. Wiggins, D. MacMunn. Second row, left to right: R. Ballou, C. Ericson, 
W. Davies, T. Pennock. Third row, left to right: F. Timson, S. Adams, C. i)ay. 




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FORESTRY CLUB 




President, Albert Boris Secretary, Bruce Gullion 

Vice-President, Stetson Adams Treasurer, Robert Bond 

The Forestry Club is composed of a group of Stockbridge and University students 
who are majoring in forestry, plus any other persons who are interested in forestry prob- 
lems and conditions throughout the country. 

Meetings are held bi-monthly with many outstanding foresters and men in related 
fields invited to speak. 

A spring outing is held by members of the club at which time contests in chopping, 
cross-cut sawing and log rolling take place. 

The intense interest shown by club members, with the able assistance of faculty 
advisers William MacConnall and Alton B. Cole combine to make the forestry club a 
great success. 



ARBORICULTURE 




Front row (left to right): F. Griswold, F. Wright, W. Collins, F. DeCosta, D. Averka. Back row (left f^ngi 
D. Pellegrino, T. Fydenkevez. D. Hill, W. Woods, E. Grayson. 




ARBORICULTURE CLUB 




President, William Collins Secretary-Treasurer, Mike Wright 

Vice-President, Wallace Gray Assistant Secretary -Treasurer, William Kiley 

Faculty Adviser, Assistant Professor Gordon S. King 

The purposes of the Arboriculture Club are to promote better relationship between 
men in the various phases of the arboriculture field and the members of the club; to have 
speakers acquainted with the problems involved in their work and the latest improvements 
in technique and equipment; to keep in touch with the alumni as to their activities, and 
to receive from them suggestions as to possible improvements in the subjects covered in 
the course of instruction given at the University, and to promote social activities among 
the club members. 

Field trips were made in conjunction with the work of the classroom. These included 
a trip to Quabbin Reservoir, for the seniors, to observe forestry techniques and to collect 
samples of fungus diseases. There was also a trip to Springfield to observe methods em- 
ployed by that city's forestry department, and to end the year the seniors made a three- 
day trip to Stamford and Stratford, Connecticut, and to the New York Botanical Garden. 
A trip to the Lombard- Governor Corporation, at Framingham, was made by the freshman 
class to observe the manufacture and assembly of several models of the Lombard power 
saw. Both classes attended the Massachusetts Tree Wardens and Foresters Association 
meeting at Boston, in February, and the Dutch Elm Disease discussion panel at the 
Waltham Field Station. 

Speakers included Colonel Dodge of the Dodge Associates of Wenham and Mr. John 
Duffy of Hortney Tree Surgeons of Dedham. 

An annual contest was held in March between all members of the arboriculture class 
and members of private concerns and municipalities. The event included log-chopping, 
rope-climbing and throwing, two-man cross-cut saw teams, and shimmying. This contest 
was held to compare and maintain proficiency in each of these phases for both students 
and men in the field. 

The success enjoyed by the club was due to the able leadership of its officers, the 
enthusiasm of its members and the guidance of Mr. Gordon King, advisor. 



HORTICULTURE 




Front row {left to right): E. Lasczyk, P. Whelan, C. Mason, H. Metzelaar, J. McCrea, D. McCoUester. 
Back row (left to right): H. Kupiec, D. Perry, R. Morse, F. Ghelli, A. Phillips, P. Metcalf, C. Robinson. 




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President, Carlton S. Mason Treasurer, David Perry 

Vice-President, Richard Morse Secretary, Joseph F. McCrea 

The Horticulture Club consisted of members of Stockbridge students and other 
students who exhibited an interest in the large field of horticulture. 

Many interesting and enjoyable evenings were had by members and visitors in Wilder 
Hall. The hard and excellent work of Richard Gallant, the Club's program chairman, was 
brought to light by the guest speakers and programs he arranged. Prof. Lyle L. Blundell, 
professor of horticulture on campus, was guest speaker on two different evenings. Dr. 
Arthur B. Beaumont, soil conservationist at the University, lectured one evening on 
"Organic Gardening." Dr. Henry Rohrbach, from Andover, Massachusetts, gave an after- 
noon lecture on "The Care of Flowering Shrubs." In the evening, before a group of fifty, 
he continued in detail on the subject of pruning flowering shrubs. 

The Club had three honorary members from the Landscape Department on campus. 
They were Prof. Lyle L. Blundell, Paul N. Procopio, and Thomas S. Hamilton. The faculty 
adviser of the Club was Paul N. Procopio. 

A refreshment committee supplied a lunch and soft drinks after each meeting. Many 
times the guest speaker was cornered for an hour or two by students after each meeting. 
On other occasions, political and worldly discussions kept members and visitors after 
hours in old Room B. 







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The 38th Annual Horticulture Show opened its doors 
at 4 p.m. Friday afternoon, November 3, to allow a crowd 
of over 21,000 people to enter, despite the rainy weather 
which prevailed over the entire three days of the show. 

At 8 p.m., on the evening of the opening day, Miss 
Eunice Diamond was crowned "Flower Queen." She was 
attended by Miss Joan Hartley and Miss Judy Sanders. 

As always, the show took place in the spacious, glass- 
roofed cage of the Hick's Physical Education Building. 
Student workmen, the majority of whom were Stockbridge 
students, began work on Wednesday morning, November 1, 
at 8 a.m., and completed their job of construction by 4 p.m. 
on Friday afternoon. The only time taken off, except for 
sleeping, was for a short break on Thursday night when 
everyone willingly stopped work to choose "their" queen. 

When a spectator entered the cage from the west en- 
trance he immediately came upon the main feature, a 
typical New England backyard. In one corner was a raised 
terrace upon which set lawn furniture of the latest style. 
Along one edge of the level, spacious, green lawn was a wide 
flower bed made up of many hardy fall flowers. The garden 
was backed up by a neatly trimmed hemlock hedge. There 
was a large oak "growing" out of the center of the lawn. 
In the opposite corner from the terrace was a well-con- 
structed tool house, complete with tools. Adjacent to the 
tool house was the home vegetable garden, ready for har- 
vesting. A line of small fruit trees made this home food 
supply complete. Nearest to the main feature was the home 
picnic area, which was shaded with pine trees. 

The Forestry Department had a scene showing the cause, 
effect, and remedy of forest fires, which was backed up by 
a very colorful and skillfully painted mural of forested hills. 
The Floriculture Department built a retail florist's show win- 
dow, which had corsages on display for a U. of M. football 
game. 

The Arboriculture Department had a front yard with 
shade trees that were in the process of having various types 
of tree work done to them. Also on display were some exam- 
ples of insects and diseases that attack trees. The Pomology 
Department had two giant squares of red apples with S.S.A. 
and U. of M. spelled out in yellow apples. An outline map of 
the State of Massachusetts was made with cranberries. They 
also displayed many different varieties of apples and cran- 
berries grown in Massachusetts. 




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The Landscape Architecture Department built a cross- 
section of a home, the grounds showing the materials of 
the sub-levels in the lawn, gradens, walks, terraces and pools. 
The Olericulture Department had a very realistic farmhouse 
and cornfield in miniature, with all the added touches in 
shrubbery and mason work which was finished off with an 
excellent rural background. 

Wildlife Conservation had an educational exhibit which 
told the story of damage done by the common gray squirrel 
to power lines, and which gave information about the deer 
and other forest animals. 

Smith College exhibited a beautiful Japanese garden 
with a waterfall of white fiower heads pouring down into 
the center of the garden. 

Members of the Holyoke and Northampton Florists' 
and Gardeners' Club had exhibits which consisted of hun- 
dreds of chrysanthemums, carnations, snapdragons, besides 
many potted plants. Butler and Ullman and Montgomery 
had striking displays of roses, which added much color to 
the show. 

Any student who wished, could construct an exhibit of 
his own design in an area 10' by 10'. These students' exhibits 
were placed in four classes and were in competition with 
each other. The judges for all exhibits were: Professor Kate 
Koch of Smith College, Professor Harold Perkins of the 
University of Connecticut, and E. O. Parsons, garden editor 
of the "Worcester Evening Gazette." 

Stockbridge students that were winners in the 10' by 10' 
exhibits were as follows: 

Class 1 . . . Architectural — First prize, "Home Freezer," 
Lorraine Selmer and Paul Rogers. 

Class 2 . . . Formal — Second prize, "Ecstacy," Rob.ert 
Wyman, Paul Metcalf and Leon Kakitis. 

Class 3 . . . Informal — First prize, "Time Out for Tele- 
vision," Carlton S. Mason, Donald McCoUister and Joseph 
McCrea. Second prize, "Sit Awhile," Arthur Phillips and 
Richard Morse. 

Class 4 . . . Naturalistic — First prize, "Marshland," 
Rupert F. Burzynski, Robert Eaton and Wilfred Hooper. 

The State Award for students' exhibits was given to a 
formal study called "Solitude" by Jack H. Sheehy and 
James K. Rumrill. 

General Chairman, Richard Andrews. 






VEGETABLE GROWING 




Left to right: D. Woodbury, D. Dzuris, J. Rolfe, C. Belden. 




OLERICULTURE CLUB 




President, Herb Holmes Vice-President, James Hanson 

Secretary, Marjorie Rice 

The Olericulture Club may be only in its infancy but the educational and recreational 
matter it offers to its members definitely is not of infantile aptitude. Each and every one 
of the tri-weekly meetings holds something of educational value and interest not only to 
olericulture majors but also to welcome guests majoring in other fields. The refreshments 
served are also attracting. 

Speakers present this year covered everything from commercial production and selling, 
by Mr. Potter of Springfield, to plant breeding by Doctor Pearson, research mastermind 
for Eastern States Farmers' Exchange, who highlighted his talk with slides taken in all 
important plant production centers of the United States. The club was privileged to have 
world traveler H. F. Clay, graduate of the University of Hawaii and now a graduate student 
at the University of Massachusetts, give an excellent illustrated talk on the floral wonders 
of Hawaii. Other speakers who were heard during the year were Lewis Norwood, Worcester 
county agent and Warren Porter, a Massachusetts commercial vegetable grower. 

Club membership is open to both Stockbridge and University students. All meetings 
are held on an informal basis allowing students and faculty to become better acquainted. 

This year's activities were climaxed by a banquet which was thoroughly enjoyed by all. 



FLORICULTURE 




First row {left to right): H. MacKenzie, W. Healey, G. Drinkwater, R. Finan, R. Eaton, R. Burzynski. 
Second row (left to right): P. Sherman, W. Frost, F. Cummings, L. Kakitis, R. Andrews, P. Wellington. 




FLORICULTURAL CLUB 




Under the leadership and watchful eyes of Professor Thayer and Winslow Johnson, 
the Floriculture Club has been able to hear and get a chance to talk with such prominent 
men as T. E. King, vice-president of Lord and Burnham Co., H. E. Clay, a brilliant 
graduate student, and Dr. Ames from the Waltham Field Station. Wide and varied fields 
were covered and the club has had a most successful year. The officers who so ably guided 
us were: Winslow Johnson, president; Wilfred Hooper, vice-president; Lorraine Selmer, 
secretary; and William Marley, treasurer. 



FRUIT GROWING 







Front row {left to right): P. Handy, E. Heath, R. Trenholm, R. Bishop. Second row (left to right): D. Dodge, 
E. Parsons, H. Laauwe. 




POMOLOGY CLUB 




Front row {left to right): Professor French, C. Williams, C. Wiggin, R. Bishop, R. Trenholm, Professor O. G. 
Anderson. Second row: I. Rohrbacher, J. Sambade, R. Violette, H. Laauwe, J. Ells. Third row: D. Dodge, 
P. Handy, J. Putnam, A. Greenblatt. 



President, Joseph Putnam Secretary, Irving Demoranville 

Vice-President, David Dodge Treasurer, Edward Heath 

Faculty Advisor, Professor O. C. Roberts 

The Pomology Club, composed of University and Stockbridge students majoring in 
Pomology, held monthly meetings for which they engaged speakers affiliated in some phase 
of the pomology field. 

In preparation for the Horticultural Show, the club held weekly meetings at which 
time adopted the plan for the exhibit and appointed committee chairmen to carry out the 
plan. The exhibit was called the "Table of Varieties." The focal point of this exhibit was 
a map of Massachusetts inlayed with cranberries. 

The club voted to participate in the Harvest Show, sponsored by the Massachusetts 
Society of Horticulture. A volunteer committee traveled to Boston to set up an exhibit 
which won first prize and $50. 

A majority of the club's members will graduate this year, and will carry memories 
of good times which they will never be privileged to relive. 



FINE TURF 




Front row {left to right) : P. Widemer, J. Bulman, D. Carney, S. Wender, H. Langway. Back row {left to right) : 
C. Bak, D. Kelleher, H. Velander. 



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FOOD MANAGEMENT 




Front row: R. MacDonald, B. Wolinski, R. Read, A. Emrick. Second row: R. Eames, H. Hart. 




SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS 




Left to right: president , R. MacKenzie; Vice-President, F. Ryder; Treasurer, R. Trenholm; Secretary, C. Lane. 




SENIOR CLASS HISTORY-1951 



October 3, 1949 was the big day. Yes, that was the day that we, as freshmen, entered 
Memorial Hall to register as members of this strange new school. We were slightly appre- 
hensive as to the future, but the greatest surprise was to be in the number of friends we 
were to make and the good times that were to come. 

After the first few days of bewilderment over schedules, finding the right rooms and 
standing in the book-store line, we became a part of the campus. 

Our first convocations supplied us with the information we would need to fulfill the 
traditions and rules of the School. At one of these meetings we elected our class officers. 
They were: President, Robert MacKenzie; Vice-President, Floyd Ryder; Treasurer, Dick 
Trenholm; and Secretary, Charles Lane. We also elected the student council members who 
were to represent us. They were: Robert MacKenzie, Russell Davenport, Edward Heath, 
Jerry Callahan, and Peter Mason. 

The Stockbridge football team was studded with men from the freshman class. Their 
record was not too impressive but much of this was due to the many injuries that plagued 
Steven Kosakowski's charges. 

I remember how many "oh's" and "ah's" were emitted by those of us who had never 
seen the cage transformed to the outdoor scene which it was at the time of the Horticultural 
Show. We were impressed also with the cordiality of the seniors on the night of the Fresh- 
man Reception dance. 

Soon we were to have mid-semester exams and then home for Thanksgiving for 
recuperation and indigestion. 

Our boys again turned out to support the school colors for Coach Kosakowski in 
hockey and in basketball and made a very fine showing. On February 25 the freshman 
class returned the dance given by the seniors and at the same time marveled at the snow 
sculptures across the campus erected for the Winter Carnival. On the third da5'^ of April 
we reported at our jobs for placement training. 

Back to school in October, but this time it was not a thing to be wondered at, but a 
chance to get back to campus to see our buddies and to swap stories of our placement 
experiences. Some of the faces we had hoped to see were missing because of the armed 
forces, marriage, or some other promising opportunities. 

We were kept quite active that fall with a busy schedule, following the football team 
and preparing for the freshman reception dance which was held in Memorial Hall on 
November 18. The Hort show, prepared by those in the School of Horticulture, was a 
great success. 

Time went fast and it seemed like no time at all before the Christmas recess had come 
and gone and we were again preparing for our final examinations. All this time the main 
topic of conversation was of the draft and the very serious Korean situation. Many of our 
friends and former classmates had left or had been called to do their bit. 

This year the lack of snow restricted the erection of any of the sculptures we had 
looked forward to. The return dance by the freshmen was presented on February 17 
shortly before they left us for their placement training. 

We were interested in the Little International Livestock Show held on March 17 
and the Dairy Classic on May 5. 

As usual, finals occurred in the midst of fine spring weather. On May 27, the big day 
for which we had all been looking forward to arrived: Commencement! and our journey 
through Stockbridge was ended. 



FRESHMAN RECEPTION DANCE 




The Stockbridge seniors played host to the Stockbridge freshmen at a reception dance 
held in Memorial Hall November 18. 

Through the efforts of Bob MacKenzie and colleagues, Billy Vincent and his orchestra 
were engaged to furnish the music. The orchestra started playing a little after eight, while 
the student celebrities drifted in at a slow rate from eight to nine-thirty. 

The decoration committee, headed by Floyd Ryder, did a marvelous job at decking 
the hall in keeping with the building rules for decorating. Although streamers and balloons 
are nothing new to the decorating business, the colors and arrangement were unique and 
appropriate. 

At ten p. m. intermission was called and the couples casually retreated downstairs to 
the refreshment table. Dick Trenholm, chairman of the refreshment committee need have 
no regrets about what the guests found when they arrived. From all appearances the dancers 
enjoyed the bountiful repast. 

The music resumed about ten-thirty and the dancing continued until midnight. The 
committees, totaling eight, produced a dance that will long be remembered by those who 
were fortunate enough to attend. 



GLEE CLUB 




Front row (left to right): D. Dodge, J. Ells, P. Handy. Back row (left to right): J. Gotham, H. Metzelaar, 
C. Smith. 



With the loss of Professor Mathieu, the Stockbridge Glee Club found itself without a 
director for this year. Rather than disband as a singing group, Phil Handy, the president- 
elect, sought to join the remnants of the Stockbridge Glee Club to the Men's Glee Club of 
the University. 

Under this plan, the Stockbridge fellows had the pleasure of participating in a Christ- 
mas Concert sponsored by the Men's and Women's Glee Clubs of the University. 

This concert was held in Bowker Auditorium, December 14. Tickets were sold and the 
proceeds were divided equally between the two glee clubs. 

At a later rehearsal of the Men's Glee Club, plans were made for a minstrel show 
which will be presented the latter part of May. 

The men of the Stockbridge Glee Club take this opportunity to thank the men of the 
Men's Glee Club of the University for the pleasure derived while working with them. 



Winter Carnival Week was held during the 
week of February 11 through the 17th. Old 
man Winter had the situation well in hand by 
depriving the campus and skiing grounds of 
snow for which the carnival weekend is noted. 
Such winter sports activities as skiing, tobog- 
ganing and snow sculpturing, which are the 
main attractions of the carnival weekend, 
were called off. Despite the lack of snow and 
outdoor winter sports, the rest of the activ- 
ities proceeded in fine fashion with the main 
attraction the Winter Carnival Ball, taking 
place on Friday evening, February 16. 

WINTER CARNIVAL EVENTS 

Interclass Plays 

A large audience in Bowker Auditorium 
cheered, moaned, and applauded as the an- 
nual interclass play competitions progressed 
on Monday evening, February 12. 

The freshman play, "Special Guest" placed 
first in the judges' opinion and actually re- 
quired acting of very exacting nature. 

The senior class play, "A Night in the 
Country" took second place. This depicted 
a city-bred family's uncomfortable night in 
the country. 

The unexpected difficulty incurred by ill- 
ness of the female lead in the junior class 
play, "Balcony Scene," did not prevent the 
cast from performing the play to perfection. 

The sophomore play, "Luncheon for Six," 
drew more laughs from the audience than any 
other play put on. Jim Stapleton of the senior 
class was chosen the best actor and Shirley 
Hastings of the freshman class was chosen 
the best actress. 

The judges were: Professor Arthur Williams 
of the English Department, Mrs. Lillian 
Ryan, house mother of Sigma Delta Tau, 
and Mr. Clement Schuler, director of the 
Amherst College band. 

M'inter Carnival Rail 

Approximately 1000 students saw Barbara 
Gates crowned Winter Carnival Queen at the 
annual ball held on Friday evening, February 
16, in the Physical Education Building Cage. 

Chosen for her photogenic qualities by 
three outstanding photographers, Paul Kraus 
of Springfield and George Woodruff of Bos- 
ton, both professionals, and John Vondell of 
Amherst, a widely-known amateur photog- 



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flowers by President Van Meter of the 
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Selection and crowning of the queen cli- 
maxed the evening for the 500 couples who 
attended. The throne, draped in red cotton 
material, was the center of interest in the 
professionally decorated hall. The colored 
stars overhead and the large, three dimen- 
sional snowman revolving to the right of the 
dance floor attracted much attention. Billy 
Butterfleld's orchestra provided dance music 
for the ball. 

Water Ballet By Naiads 

On Sunday, February 18, approximately 
400 people crowded around the campus pool 
at the Physical Education Building to see the 
water show presented by the Women's Water 
Ballet Association. The theme of the pro- 
gram, "Toyland at Midnight," consisted of 
five numbers complete with lights, props, 
costumes and music. The show opened with 
eight girls as toy soldiers in a march followed 
by the antics of a comedy trio doing the 
"Teddy Bear's Picnic." The next numbers 
were a Toyland foxtrot and the "Waltz of the 
Dolls." The hour long entertainment closed 
with a grand finale of 12 girls swimming to 
the "Evening Prayer" from Hansel and 
Gretel. 

Flo-wer and Fashion Show 

An outstanding feature of Winter Carnival 
Week was the fourth annual Co-ed Fashion 
Show, on the evening of February 14, spon- 
ored by the Florticulture and Home Eco- 
nomics Clubs. A wide variety of men and 
women's clothing was featured, many of 
which were complemented by artistic floral 
designs. Eighteen models participated fea- 
turing various costumes for all occasions. 
Ably assisting were four men who presented 
the latest styles in men's apparel. All fashions 
were received by the large audience. Misses 
Barbara Knopka and Ann Morrill were 
chosen by the judges as contestants for Win- 
ter Carnival Queen. 



Sport Dance 

After the Springfield game on Saturday, February 10, a sport dance was held in the 
Drill Hall. The crowd filed into Drill Hall and danced to the music of "The Lord Jeff 
Jesters." The feature attraction of the dance was the choosing of a co-ed to be a candidate 
for Queen at the Winter Carnival Ball. 



SPORTS EVENTS 

Maroons Triumph Over Ncm' Redmen 

Springfield defeated the University of Mass. on Saturday, February 10, before a 
capacity crowd which witnessed practically a whole new starting quintet, the score being 
67 to 53. The Redmen may have lost the game but they showed plenty of drive and spirit 
which was evident in the 33-25 half-time lead they had over the opposition. Using the fast 
break and taking advantage of every scoring chance the Redmen were able to keep ahead 
of the opposition, but the second half was their downfall. The big guns for the winning 
team were Burke with 21 points and Alan Schutts who threw in 19 points. Even in the 
loss the crowd was pleased to see the good work of Bordeau, Morgan, and Barrett. None 
of the three had previously been in the starting lineup and all came through by scoring 
more points in the game than they had amassed during the whole season. Paul Bordeau, 
Morgan, and Gagnon each had 13 points. 

Stockbridge Beats Jayvees, 73-58 

On Tuesday afternoon Stockbridge basketball quintet defeated the University J. V. 
basketball team. The Stockbridge quintet coached by Steve Kosakowski was trailing at 
the half, but being a strong second half club, they managed to defeat the Jayvees by 15 
points. High scorer for Stockbridge was O'Neil who poured 24 points through the hoop, 
while Bob Alerson scored 19 points for the Jayvees. Of the 73 points scofed by the winners, 
only seven were foul shots. 

Redmen Defeated By Rhode Island, 75-58 

The Redmen suffered their fourth consecutive setback Tuesday night, February 11, 
at the hands of a high scoring Rhode Island qumtet. Once again it was the second half 
which caught up with the Redmen as they were unable to keep up with the fast pace that 
Rhode Island set. High scorer for the evening was Baird of Rhode Island with 18 points, 
and high for the Redmen was captain Ray Gagnon with 14 points, who sank eight of nine 
free throws. The win was Rhode Island's seventh of the year as against 11 setbacks, and 
fixed the Redmen's record at five and eight. 

Little Indians Finally Beaten 

The University of Massachusetts freshman basketball team won five straight games 
against strong opposition before bowing to the Holy Cross Frosh Saturday night, Feb- 
ruary 17, at the Cage, 74 to 58. Previously, the U. M. hoopsters downed a strong Rhode 
Island aggregation easily by a convincing 58-43 score. Although outscored by only one 
basket in the second half, it was the poor first half showing that spelled defeat for the 
University of Massachusetts frosh as they wilted under the relentless attack of Palazzi 
who scored 31 points, and Ronnie Perry, the highly touted former Somerville High star 
who set up mostly all of the Holy Cross plays. Ed Lally took scoring honors for the Little 
Indians with 16 points. 



HOOD SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS 195 1 




Left to right: A. Gleason, R. Wentworth, J. Smith. 



The Charles H. Hood Dairy Foundation Prize of $200 is awarded annually to three 
seniors who in the judgment of a special faculty committee have made an outstanding 
scholastic record in their Animal Husbandry course and who, because of their practical 
qualifications, personality and character, seem best qualified for success in this field. 

This year the First Prize was $100; the Second Prize $60; and the Third Prize $40. 

The First Award was presented at Stockbridge Convocation on Wednesday, March 21, 
by Professor Richard C. Foley of the Animal Husbandry Department to Richard Went- 
worth, S-51. Dick is a Hampshire County farm boy, being raised on a good Ayrshire and 
fruit farm in South Amherst. He spent a very profitable Placement Training period of 
six months at the famous Strathglass Farm Ayrshire Herd in Port Chester, New York 
under Gus BowUng, manager, and David Gibson, herdsman. His long-term goal is to own 
and operate a purebred Ayrshire herd and dairy farm. 

The Second Award went to John R. Smith, S-51, from Waltham, Massachusetts in 
Middlesex County. John is not farm bred but spent ten summers before a period of service 
in the Navy on a general farm growing livestock and potatoes. After serving in the Navy 
from 1940-46, John came to Stockbridge and his ambition is to become a dairy farm owner 
and to breed good Holstein cattle. He spent his six months Placement Training on the 
University of Massachusetts Farm under Professor M. L. Blaisdell. 

The Third Award went to a farm-bred boy from North Adams in Berkshire County, 
R. Alan Gleason. He returned to the home farm for his Placement Training, where the 
income from a small registered and grade Guernsey herd is supplemented by small poultry 
and market gardening enterprises. His plans after graduation are to return to the home 
farm to enlarge and improve the present herd so that eventually it will be a completely 
registered herd of Guernsey cattle. 



STUDENT COUNCIL 




First row (left to right): J. Desmond, W. Woods, C. S. Mason, Jr., R. Davenport. Second row (left to right): 
R. MacKenzie, R. E. Abbott, R. C. Oldfield, R. W. Bishop. 



Many thanks to the members of the Student Council for their unselfish gift of time 
and energy in performing the necessary tasks which fall to these each year. This year, 
as before, the Student Council has striven to accomplish that which is desired by the 
student body. Through their efforts and the cooperation of David Richardson and his 
very able staff of reporters news of Stockbridge interest was constantly being sought for 
and pfinted in the "Collegian." 

Following the very fine example of sportsmanship and diplomacy set for them by 
last year's class the Council members again volunteered to greet out of town teams as 
they arrived to play us and saw to it that they were neither without shower or locker 
facilities. 

Matters concerning convocations, freshman hazing, class rings, speakers and class 
news were constantly being discussed and acted upon to the best interests of the student 
body. Thanks again, Council, for a good job well done. 

Members: President, Jerry Callahan; Vice-President, Carlton Mason; Secretary, 
Russell M. Davenport. Senior members: Ex ofiicio officers; Robert MacKenzie, senior 
class president; Milton Sherman, president KK; Robert Wyman, President ATG; Gerald 
M. Desmond. Freshman members: Ex officio officers; Vincent Finelli, freshman class 
president; Gene S. Wiezbicki, Richard E. Abbott; Stanley P. Priest; Robley N. Evans. 



STOCKBRIDGE REPORTERS 



Left to right: Editor D. Richardson, A. Neal, A. Metzelaar, E. Ahern. 



Several Stockbridge seniors pursued reporting duties for the Collegian when they 
returned in the fall of 1950. Stockbridge was allotted a column in the Collegian for various 
items of news. Reports of club meetings, field trips, placement reports, awards and news 
of common interest were recorded weekly under the heading of "Stockbridge News." 
Reporters from the respective majors contributed items of interest in their fields. Publica- 
tions appeared every Thursday. However, during the week of March 26, 1951, the Collegian 
began a bi-weekly publication after half a century of weekly issues. 

Reporters for Stockbridge this year were: Editor David Richardson, Alton Neal, 
Frank Galvin, Henry Metezalar, Edward Ahern, Cornelius Tracy, Sidney Carl, and 
James Mackey. 

Members of the staff would like to encourage the returning seniors to contribute 
news of Stockbridge events to the Collegian next year, ever mindful of promoting the 
good name of the Stockbridge School of Agriculture. The experience gained will lay the 
groundwork for those interested in writing in the future for agricultural publications. 




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Lorraine Selmer 

Richard Allan Wentworth 
*Daniel James Pellegrino 
*John Robert Smith 
*Francis Henry Ghelli 
*Joseph Finlayson McCrea 

Ray Alan Gleason 

Philip Dustin Handy 
*Robert Benjamin Meister 

Paul Edward Rogers 
*Henry Waidlich 

Floyd Goodnow Timson 
*Hosea William Langeway 

Everett William Ladd, Jr. 

Albert Austin Warner, Jr. 

Wilford Haynes Hooper 

Russell Maurice Davenport 

William Albert Hutchinson 

Richard Cecil Ballou 
*Stetson Kimball Adams 

Kenneth William Heins 
*Walter Edwip Frost 
*Richard Chester Morse, Jr. 

Frank Paul Wright 

James Ernest Ells 
•Stanley Peter Wender 

Byron Bartlett Clough 

Robert Edmond MacKenzie 

David Arthur Perry 
*Thonias Wood Pennock 

David Harmon Ethier 
*Francis Joseph Galvin 

Robert Lee Cooper 

Carlton Shepard Mason, Jr. 

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Animal Husbandry 

Arboriculture 

Animal Husbandry 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Animal Husbandry 

Fruit Growing 

Poultry Husbandry 

Floriculture 

Animal Husbandry 

Forestry 

Turf Maintenance 

Animal Husbandry 

Poultry Husbandry 

Floriculture 

Poultry Husbandry 

Floriculture 

Forestry 

Forestry 

Animal Husbandry 

Floriculture 

Ornamental Horticulture 

Arboriculture 

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Animal Husbandry 

Animal Husbandry 

Ornamental Horticulture 

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Poultry Husbandry 

Dairy Industry 

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Waltham 

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Whitinsville 

Clarksbiurg 

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Vergennes, Vermont 

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E Ladd.' Second row, left to right: H. Langeway, D. Ethier, S. Wender, R. Cooper, J. Ells, R. MacKenzie, 
A. Gleason, J. Smith. Third row, left to right: R. Wentworth, B. Clough, C. Mason, Jr., F. Ghelli, R. Morse, 
Jr., J. McCrea, P. Handy, S. Adams. 



4CCT0SAG" is one of the most distinguished achievements that a Stockbridge 
student may attain. It is a recognition given to those who strive, work and 
study to maintain a high level of scholarship during their two years of intensive 
training. 

To become a member of "Stosag" one must attain an average of 85 per cent and 
have no mark below 70 for the first three semesters. 

This society was established in 1935 to encourage high scholarship. Engraved 
certificates are awarded to members of the graduating class who have achieved this 
distinction. The name "Stosag" stands for "Stockbridge School of Agriculture", 
"Sto" from Stockbridge, "S" from School, and "Ag" from Agriculture. "Stosag" 
is not an abbreviation, but a distinguishing name selected for one purpose — the 
Stockbridge School of Agriculture Honorary Society. 

To all of you who have been recognized by the society, we extend our sincere 
congratulations. May you always set such high standards in all your future under- 
takings. 




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GERMAN - AMERICAN 
EDUCATION 

by Wolfgang Glaser 



Everybody who is in the 
fortunate situation to consider 
more than his own country, 
will find quite a difference in 
the economical, political struc- 
ture and the cultural back- 
ground. A student, however, 
will recognize first the remark- 
able difference in the school 
system. 

It is a known fact, that 
the Europeans, poor after their 

destructive wars and economic depressions have to fight harder for their existence, than 
the average American. Still the United States is the country with vast, when not unlimited 
possibilities. 

This fact and another tradition with the tendency for discipline engendered a different 
kind of system. 

Student with the intention to attend a college usually go four years to grammar and 
nine years to high school. The average people have to jgo eight years to a grammar school. 

During high school the students receive a much mJSre intensive, and general education, 
than their equivalent in the United States. With four hours a day, six days a week, with 
only ten weeks' vacation, the student cannot follow the common American advice "Take 
it easy." For this nine years, the student has to take 13 compulsory subjects. He must 
pass satisfactorily each of the main courses in the curriculum and has to repeat all courses 
of each semester if he fails to pass successfully any one of the main courses. 

As a result, a pupil who may "have characteristic lack of ability in languages, cannot 
continue in mathematics or science, until he has made a passing grade in the required 
language course. 

Like everything, the school system has its bright and dark sides. In separating the 
students at the age of 10 or 12 years into high and grammar school pupils, you may create 
two classes of people. In this respect the American school has a great advantage, whether 
you take a college course or not, you are just like the majority, a "high school graduate" 
- -and do not feel superior or inferior, you feel just what you are, a good citizen with 
equal rights and freedom. 

Wolfgang Glaser 



Editor's Note: 

Wolfgang Glaser came to America from Stuttgart, Germany, to study at the University of 
Massachusetts under the sponsorship of the American Farm Bureau in the exchange student 
program. He is enrolled in the Economics course at the University. However, as he is interested 
in agriculture, he is enrolled in the Farm Management and Dairy Husbandry courses at Stock- 
bridge. 



PLACEMENT IN EUROPE 



While working at home on my placement, 
I received a visit from the State Supervisor 
of Agriculture. Much to my surprise he gave 
me the chance of a lifetime. I had been 
chosen by the Future Farmers of America, 
an organization of which I had been a mem- 
ber for seven years, to represent the North- 
eastern United States in an exchange with 
some young English farmers. 

On June 13, three other F.F.A. men and I 
left Idlewild Airport. Our travel carried us 
to Gander, Newfoundland; Shannon, Ire- 
land; and finally to London. 

While in England I was a guest of the 
"National Federation of Young Farmers' 
Clubs of Great Britain" which is much the 
same as our 4-H Club. During the summer I 
was stationed at thirteen different homes of 
Young Farmers. As nearly all these farms 
were different I had a chance to see nearly all 
types of farming including: dairy, sheep, 
beef, grain, fruit, vegetable, and general 
mixed farming. 

Much to my surprise I saw a great deal of 
modern machinery. As a contrast there is a 
great deal of hand labor. The reason being 
that there are so many people in that small 
island. Nearly every available inch of land is 
utilized for the growing of food or shelter. 

During my visits this summer I met some 
very interesting and friendly people. The 
English farmers are really very nice and are 
the perfect hosts. 

When our tour of the farms was over, we 
spent three weeks in London before flying 
on to Paris and Amsterdam. 

This really put the finishing touches on an 
interesting and educational trip. 

Russell Davenport 

1. Farm of the Jones' in Herefordshire. This 
is a dairy and grain farm. 

2. Feeding layers in battery on farm of George 
Styles in Worcestershire. 

3. Bottling milk on the farm of Reg and Molly 
Jones in Herefordshire. 

4. Captain De Quinceys, Grand Champion 
Hereford bull at the Royal Agriculture Show 
at Oxford, England. 




"POP'S" MESSAGE 




In discussing the marketing 
of his apple crop, Mr. John 
Chandler, former Commis- 
sioner of Agriculture for Mass- 
achusetts, once said, "A good 
reputation may be quickly es- 
tablished; it is only necessary 
to give each buyer a little more 
than he expects to get; either 
in quantity, quality or service. " 

Whether you are farming 
for yourself or working for an 
individual or firm, the estab- 
lishment of a good reputation 
is one of the first essentials 
for success. It is the doing of just a little more than is expected of you that really counts. 

During the Civil War an engineer on a freight train hauling supplies to the Union 
Army, on one occasion found it impossible to get over a grade. Several times he backed his 
train up in order to get a fresh start hoping that the momentum gained would carry him 
over the top. The engine did not have enough power to do the job even though steam was 
kept up to the popping off point of the safety valve. What was to be done? Finally, the 
engineer filled a water pail with dirt and hung it on to the safety valve. An increase in 
power was the result and this was all that was necessary to accomplish what seemed to be 
impossible. 

After graduation, whatever your vocation, you will faqe at times many problems; 
more inflation, an uncertain economic situation, a possibility of World War III, high 
prices for farms, high prices for stock and equipment, government controls and many 
others. It is taken for granted that you hope to be successful in spite of the difiiculties 
encountered. At times, a few extra pounds of steam will be necessary to put you over the 
top, to accomplish what at first may seem impossible. Give the buyer or your employer 
"more than he expects to get; either in quantity, quality or service." 



SHORTHORN BOARD 




Front row {left to right): L. Larson, J. Ells, R. Davenport, "Pop" Barrett, C. L. Lane, Jr., E. Cutler, K. 
Mosher, R. Burzynski, R. A. Gleason. Second row: F. Ryder, B. Germond, P. Hall, E. Ahern, R. Eames, 
J. McGiverin, C. Houston, D. Richardson, H. Barrel!. Third row: R. Hume, A. Rosenthal, H. Martineau, 
G. Stephens, J. Ormsbee, R. MacKenzie, B. Clough, A. Ledoux, J. Gotham, H. Pollard. 



Editor, Charles L. Lane, Jr.; Associate Editor, R. Alan Gleason; Business Manager, Russell M. Davenport; 
Secretary, Eleanor Cutler. 

As in the past years, we seniors, returning from placement, full of enthusiasm, were 
eager to make this, our last year at Stockbridge, the very best. 

The year is fast drawing to a close and soon our college days will be but memories 
of the happy times we all enjoyed at Stockbridge. We will also remember the more diffi- 
cult situations with which we were faced, but this is part of our education and the men and 
women we develop into in the future, depends upon how we face these challenging and 
more difficult situations. 

This "Shorthorn" is your yearbook. Between its covers are the memories we shared 
together. Regard this "Shorthorn" as an old friend. Read its pages, ponder and reminisce 
and then be grateful of the opportunity you had to be a graduate of Stockbridge. 

This yearbook was not made without the tireless efforts of the "Shorthorn" Board. 
Little did we realize the work involved in preparing it. 

At this time, we of the "Shorthorn" Board would like to thank our faculty advisor, 
Professor Rollin "Pop" Barrett, in a humble and sincere manner for all the fine work he 
has done for us. "Pop" has been the faculty advisor for the "Shorthorn" for the past 22 
years. Believe us when we say he is to be congratulated for the years he has served the 
"Shorthorn." Thank you, "Pop." 

We sincerely hope that you who read this "Shorthorn" are well pleased with it because 
we have tried to make it the best yet. 

We also want to wish the class of 1952 our very best — good luck. 

Editor 




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AS WE WERE 



I have already written what 
I thought was a good review of 
the Placement season of the 
class of 1951, but your assist- 
ant editor asked me to write 
more, something more personal 
about individuals. I told him 
the other was sufficient, that I 
had spent considerable time 
on it, and did not wish to do 
more. He is an individual who 
does not take "no" the first or 
second time one says it, so 
here I am again. Some of the 
episodes may seem humorous 
but there is a lesson to be 
gained from them. 

An Arboriculture major 
came to the office and bluntly stated he had been fired, so of course I went into the details 
with him. A foreman and crew were working on a large estate, the student was shown a 
large maple tree which was to be taken down and was told to "top it out," which he did, 
thinking he had done a good job. The boss showed up to see how things were going and 
blew his top when he saw the tree the student had worked on. It was a fine job but the 
wrong tree. There were twin maples that were close together and either the student did 
not listen to directions too carefully or the foreman was careless in giving them. 

I visited an ice cream plant near Boston and was quite surprised at the appearance 
of one of the students working there. He had a beautiful black eye that he could just about 
see out of, a spUt lip which made it difficult for him to talk, and a swollen ear. I wondered 
what kind of an accident he had been involved in, but was told he was a boxer and had 
taken on a man out of his class and got a fine licking. He got paid for it. Know your capa- 
bilities and your limitations. Another of your classmates is a professional boxer but he 
did not fight during the summer as he found he did not have time to train properly. 

I had a bit of an accident this summer nearly severing the end of my index finger in 
a jointer. I am taking up woodworking as a hobby and decided the tools are more dangerous 
than guns. I was in the doctor's office having my finger repaired when in walked a Horticul- 
ture major with his wife, both looking very upset. The student was hardly recognizable 
as all of his features were swollen, with big hives all over his face and body. He had been 
stung by a bee and is very allergic to bee stings. I diagnozed his trouble before he saw the 
doctor as my son has the same problem. An injection in the arm took care of his troubles 
in a short time. He should be prepared for such an emergency by carrying capsules with 
him at all times as he might not be able to get to a doctor quickly some time and it could 
be very serious. 

Emory E. Grayson 
Director of Placement Service 




A WOMEN'S 

VIEWPOINT 



"I just love my books," a 
Stockbridge girl was heard to 
say one evening at the close of 
a session of studying. A Uni- 
versity co-ed in the room at 
the time looked up in amaze- 
ment, sighed and said, "I wish 
I could say the same." The 
second girl was not unhappy. 
She was a good student. She 
liked campus life. She expected 
to finish college. She hoped to 
have an interesting job (at 
least for a while), but she 
didn't love her books. 

What made the difference? 
A Stockbridge girl carefully 
writes her name in each of her 

books. She writes marginal notes and underlines important statements. And at the con- 
clusion of a course she doesn't hope to sell her textbooks to an incoming student but regards 
each publication as an addition to her professional library. 

The books used by Stockbridge students are of immediate importance. Each student 
is either looking forward to placement training or to graduation and a job or "a place of 
her own." Between the covers of each book lies the answers (it is hoped) to the many 
problems which may confront the student when on the job. A Stockbridge student is 
always in touch with reality. Courses are of a practical nature and a girl knows what she 
wants to do at the conclusion of her training. She is a "doer" with a little of the dreamer 
too. She knows agriculture, as an occupation, provides a high degree of independence 
and self-sufliciency. She knows that any phase offers great variety in each day's work. 
She knows also that farming is a mode or way of life — her mode of life by choice. From 
her books and from experience she knows that this way of living and working with plants 
and animals will satisfy her creative urge as certainly as others may satisfy this universal 
urge through writing, music or art. 

Her books have also told her that in the colonial period 97 per cent of the nation's 
population was working in agriculture. Today it is less than 20 per cent and as farms are 
further mechanized with improved machinery the number of workers will continue to 
decline. The number of farms in the United States has stabilized in the last 30 years to 
something over six million. To man these farms about 200,000 men must enter into farming 
each year. The number of women who play a significant part as independent farmers is 
very small, but the part women play in the total picture of agriculture is great as it is 
great in any field of endeavor. It may not show up in the census figures, but the Stockbridge 
girl is certain there is a place for her. 

Carol Burr Gawthrop 
Placement Officer of Women 



PLACEMENT TRAINING SUMMARY 



In order to write something a little different this year, I thought it would be of interest 
to summarize the whole Placement Training program for the class of 1950. I hope you will 
bear with me in the use of charts and figures, but that is the simplest and most graphic 
way to present the material. 

The following chart shows the distribution by majors. 



Major 


Placed 


Withdrew 


Returned 


Animal Husbandry 


54 


8 


46 


Arboriculture 


12 


2 


10 


Dairy 


23 


5 


18 


Fine Turf 


13 


1 


12 


Floriculture 


22 


2 


20 


Fruit 


10 


2 


8 


Horticulture 


25 


4 


21 


Poultry 


39 


5 


34 


Vegetable Gardening 


10 


3 


7 


Food Management 


10 


1 


9 


Forestry 


13 


1 


12 



TOTAL 231 34 197 

The 34 men who failed to return to school for the senior year are accounted for as 
follows: 

1. Nine entered the Armed Forces. 

2. Three failed in class work. 

3. Seven decided they were following the wrong vocation. 

4. Four had family and financial difficulties. 

5. One man transferred to the University of Massachusetts. 

6. One man was failed in placement. 

7. Nothing is known about nine men who completed training but just did not show 
up for registration. I am confident that several of the last group did not return 
because of the draft, enlistment, or other calls to the Armed Forces. 

Number 3 once again demonstrates the value of required placement in aiding the 
student to decide definitely whether or not he is pursuing the proper vocation. 

Of the 231 students assigned to employment, four were women, two in floriculture 
and two in poultry, and all four returned for the second year. 

Students were employed in 124 cities and towns in Massachusetts numbering from 
one to eleven in one town or city. 31 men took placement out of state in 27 cities and towns 
largely in Connecticut, New Hampshire and Vermont. With the exception of a few men 
located at some distance from Massachusetts, each student was visited at least once by 
the Director during the summer months. 

Other happenings of note which I know about during the training period are a ton- 
silectomy, an appendectomy, a broken arm, an eye operation, treatment for bee sting 
allergy, and at least three of the group were married. 

Several students were not contacted personally on these visits due to the fact that they 
were working at some distance from the main office, or were unavailable for other reasons 
such as day off, sickness, etc., but the supervisor did interview the employers. 

Whereas the principal function of the training program is educational in nature, I 
realize that finances are also of importance to the students so I worked out a summary of 
earnings which follows. 



Stockbridao School Placement Training Students (men) — Summer of 1950 







Number of 


Averaj^e Per 




Major 


Placed 


Students 


Student 


Total 


Animal Husbandry 


54 


52 


$ 927.07 


$48,207.60 


Arboriculture 


12 


12 


1,019.00 


12,228.00 


Dairy 


23 


22 


898.08 


19,757.75 


Fine Turf 


13 


13 


1,044.68 


13,580.90 


Floriculture 


20 


20 


829.14 


16,582.95 


Food Management 


10 


9 


521.60 


4,694.40 


Forestry 


13 


12 


524.79 


6,297.55 


Fruit 


10 


8 


844.42 


6,666.60 


Horticulture 


25 


23 


907.89 


20,881.60 


Poultry 


37 


36 


1,046.79 


37,684.40 


Vegetable Gardening 


10 


8 


832.97 


6,663.80 



227 215 $ 898.77 $193,245.55 

There is a difference of 12 men between the number of students placed and the number 
used in this summary of earnings. This is due to the fact that 11 men dropped out early in 
the work period, one man worked for the experience alone, and does not cover the four 
women students. 

The income is low for Food Management and Forestry because these students are 
employed for approximately three and a half months only, whereas all others work for six 
months, with the exception of Poultry majors whose employment period extends over 
nearly seven months and therefore is higher than the others. 

These earnings are gross incomes and therefore does not indicate that the students 
had that amount of money at the beginning of the second year in October. Where board 
and room was furnished as part of the wages, a figure of $15.00 per week was used which 
is low. Many of you found that it cannot be bought for that figure. 

The money saved from these earnings by the students aided very materially in de- 
^.fraying the costs of the senior year. 

You are graduating at a most difficult time. None of us know just what is ahead but 
we must not get disheartened or discouraged. Keep your chin up, do whatever you have 
to do to the best of your ability and get into your chosen vocation as soon as possible. 

The facilities of the Placement Service are available to you at any time in the future 
and I will be most happy to hear from and to do everything possible to assist you in future 
employment problems. 

Best of luck, 

Emory E. Grayson 
Director of Placement Service 





COMMENCEMENT 



COMMITTEE 

General Chairman: David H. Ethier 

Chairman, Class Picnic: Walter E. Horgan 

Chairman, Class Gift: Richard B. Bates, Jr. 

Chairman, Caps-Gowns: Lawrence E. Hartnett, Jr. 

Co-Chairmen, Class Promenade: 

Robert W. Bishop, Robert R. Smith 

Class Marshals: David E. Woodbury, Nicholas P. DelSelva 

Ex-Offtcio Members: 

Robert E. MacKenzie, Class President 

Richard M. Trenholm, Class Treasurer 



Front row, left to right: R. Bishop, D. Ethier, 
L. Hartnett, Jr. Back row, left to right: R. 
MacKenzie, R. Trenholm, W. Horgan. 



PROGRAM 



Friday— 2b May, 1951 
10:00 a.m. — Class Picnic 
9:00 p.m. — Commencement Promenade 

Saturday— 2Q May, 1951 
10:00 a.m. — Class Day Exercises 
Class Oration 
Class History 
Student Activity Awards 
Presentation of Class Gift 
School Song "Alma Mater Hail" 
12:30 p.m. — Alumni-Senior Luncheon 
3:15 p.m. — Softball Game (Alumni vs. Stockbridge) 

Sunday— 21 May, 1951 
2:30 p.m. — Graduation Exercises 

Processional 

Invocation 

Commencement Address 

Song ' ' Men of Stockbridge' ' 

Presentation of Diplomas 

Song 

Stosag Awards 

Benediction 

Recessional 
4:30 p.m. — President's Reception to members of the grad- 
uating class, their guests, alumni, alumnae, and 

faculty. 



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FOOTBALL 




First row, left to right: P. Metcalf, G. Desmond, F. Ryder, R. Trenholm, M. Wright, W. Collins, J. Stewart. 
Second row, left to right: P. Kivikoski, D. MacMunn, J. O'Doherty, C. Mason, R. Bishop, W. Woods, R. 
Wiggins. Third row, left to right: G. Cavanaugh, D. Barney, D. Packard, A. Uhlig, E. Tessier, A. Retelle, 
G. Merrill. Fourth row, left to right: J. Syzmkowicz, F. Saunders, S. Priest, E. Waskiewicz, T. Eddy, P. Gray, 
C. Wiggin. Fifth row, left to right: Kenyon, (assistant coach) S. Kosakowski, A. Pinard, F. Kelly, J. Marshall, 
J. Flaherty, K. Mosher. 




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FOOTBALL RECORD 



A^i^ies 

6 Monson Academy 25 

Vermont Academy 13 

Wentworth Institute 

46 Leicester Junior College 

Coach Stephen Kosakowski greeted approximately 50 candidates for football the last 
week in September. Among the group was a strong supply of holdovers from last year's 
squad. These men, led by Captain Dick Trenholm of Arlington, formed a nucleus for what 
looked like a potentially strong team. After the first week of vigorous practice, limited 
practice sessions were held because of late classes, as in the past. However, Coach 
Kosakowski brought together a first team and drilled them for the opening contest. 
Monson 25 Stockbrldae (i 

The first game played at Monson Academy resulted in a 25 to 6 victory for Monson. 
Most of Monson's scores came on long end-a-round runs. Late in the third period Stock- 
bridge managed to push across a score on a line plunge by quarterback Bob Bishop. 
Vermont Academy 13 Stockbrldge 

The Aggie's second encounter was with Vermont Academy at Saxons River, Vermont. 
This game saw Stockbridge come out on the short end of a 13 to score. There was con- 
siderable improvement, however, and the costly fumbles were probably due to the fact 
that the team was now using the T-formation instead of the single-wing. Vermont scored 
both touchdowns early in the first quarter, and then the two teams settled down to a 
see-saw battle between the 20-yard stripes. 

The game was the opener on a new field which was dedicated in memory of E. K. Hall 
who is responsible for many of the safety rules in football today and who was chairman 
of the National Inter-Collegiate Rules Committee for many years. 

Wentworth Institute Stockbridae 

For the third game of the season the Aggies traveled to Boston to meet a strong 
Wentworth team. This tilt was the turning of the season and the Big Blue showed marked 
signs of improvement. The feature of this game was the savage line play of Paul Metcalf, 
Dick Trenholm, Floyd Ryder, Dave Packard, Bill Collins, Pete Mason, and the dazzling 
backfield play of Bob Bishop and freshman Fred Kelly. 

Stockbridjie 46 Leicester Junior College 

The last game of an abbreviated season found the Aggies stacking up against Leicester 
Junior College at the home field. This game finally brought forth the results of Coach 
Kosakowski's splendid efforts to produce a wmning club. 

Stockbridge had complete control of the ball all afternoon and scored almost at will. 
It was strictly a team victory as numerous players took part in the individual scoring. 
Once again, the line play of Metcalf, Ryder, Packard, Trenholm, Collins, Woods, and 
Mason was superb. The dazzling play of backs Bishop, Wright, Kelly and Stewart left 
nothing to be desired. 

It was a fitting climax for the departing seniors led by Captain Dick Trenholm. It 
also produced an incentive for the freshmen to strive for next year. 

At a final meeting of the entire squad, tackle David Packard and fullback Fred 
Kelly were elected co-captains for next season. These two men were outstanding through- 
out the entire season. 




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Front row, left to right: J. Marshall, P. Hall, F. Ryder, J. O'Neil, W. Buzzee, R. Moran, H. Dunnells. Back 
row, left to right: S. Carl, F. Saunders, T. Moran, H. Clark, T. Eddy, F. Freeman, J. Hayden, A. Gustafson. 









BASKETBALL 



The Stockbridge basketball team had four seniors returning from the '49-'50 season. 
These included: Captain "Jack" O'Neil, "Buzz" Buzzee, Floyd Ryder, and Phil Hall. 
Freshmen turning out for the squad were former Amherst players, "Tuck" Moran, Dick 
Moran, and Tom Eddy. Others used to complete the team were: Dave Freeman, "Howie" 
Clark, "Hunky" Saunders, "Howie" Dunnells, and next year's co-captains, Jack Marshall 
and Joe Hayden. 

When Stockbridge returned from Brattleboro, Vermont on the night of December 13, 
they had won their first game. They had defeated Marlboro 82 to 47. Two nights later in 
Worcester, Stockbridge patterned out another decision by defeating Leicester Junior 
College 43 to 35. 

Returning from the Christmas vacation the "Kosakowski men" kept the ball rolling 
by defeating Western Massachusetts School of Pharmacy 72 to 62 at the University of 
Massachusetts Cage. 

Marlboro College tasted defeat for a second time at the hands of the "Aggies" by 
dropping a 67 to 47 decision at the Cage on January 6. 

Vermont Academy was the "Aggies" next victim. When the final whistle blew Stock- 
bridge had won its fifth straight game. The final score was 76 for Stockbridge, and 59 for 
Vermont. 

On January 13, exactly a month after the start of the season, Stockbridge invaded 
Williston Academy's gym. When the dust had settled and the last basket had been scored, 
Stockbridge had tasted defeat for the first time. The final score being 76 to 56. 

Hitting the road for their next game the club immediately registered another win by 
downing the Western Massachusetts School of Pharmacy by a score of 73 to 64. 

January 14 found the "Aggies" still on the road at Monson Academy. Monson, dis- 
playing some of the best offensive ball seen during the season, defeated the Stockbridge 
lads 66 to 57. 

The club traveled to Suffield, Connecticut, on Saturday, January 20, to play the 
New England Prep School Champs, Suffield Academy. The "Aggies" were completely 
under-manned and were soundly trounced 68 to 28. 

The "Aggies" returned home two nights later with the opposition being furnished by 
Westfield State Teachers' College. The boys made a fight of it until the final period when 
the "Profs" opened up to gain a 62 to 54 decision. 

On January 24, Holyoke Junior College visited the University of Massachusetts Cage 
and when the evening was over the Stockbridge Cagers had walked away with an easy 
67 to 34 verdict. 

Taking hardly enough time to get a breath after finals the "Aggies" journeyed to 
Westfield, Massachusetts to take on the State Teachers' College for the second time. The 
boys fell before the sterling offensive play of the teachers. The "Aggies" ended up on the 
wrong end of a 78 to 58 score. 

Three nights later the Stockbridge "hoopsters" provided the opposition for Holyoke 
Junior College. They hit the winning stride again in toppling the "Holyokers" 60 to 45. 

Monson Academy journeyed to the Cage to take on the Stockbridge boys. Monson 
walked off with a 79 to 64 decision. 

The last win of the season for the "Aggies" was over Leicester Junior College. The 
"Aggies" registered a 56 to 46 score for their last tally in the win column. Following this 
game Vermont Academy defeated us 66 to 63, Dean Academy 51 to 48, and Mount Her- 
mon 70 to 60. 

During the year two extra games were scheduled with the University J. Vs. Stock- 
bridge defeated them both times, the second game being a 73 to 38 win. 



HOCKEY 




Front row, left to right: R. Gregory, F. Galvin, C. Cummings, G. Sullivan, L. Cummings, M. Wright, D. Allen. 
Back row, left to right: J. Flaherty, R. Oldfield, L. Coveney, J. Durfee, J. Ells. 



As usual the Stockbridge pucksters were hampered by the lack of ice. However, a 
handful of keen-minded skaters, led by Captain George Sullivan, awaited the opening 
tilt in hopes of proving they did not need practice. The squad was composed of seniors, 
Sullivan, Lewis Cummings, Charles Cummings, Francis Galvin, Robert Gregory, Frank 
Wright, James Hanson, James Ells. Freshmen, Manager Robert Oldfield, John Flaherty, 
Laurence Coveney, John Durfee and David Allen. 

Finally, a game was arranged with a good Wilhston Academy team. The Aggies 
brought home the bacon with a close 5-4 verdict. Wright, Hanson, Lew Cummings and 
Captain Sullivan were standouts for the Blue and White. 

Next in line were Mount Hermon Academy skaters who were supposed to be a stout 
test for the Aggies. However, when the sun had settled below the hills, the score read 
Stockbridge 7, Mount Hermon 1. Everybody took part in the scoring barrage with Cap- 
tain "Red" Sullivan performing the "hat trick." Goalie Bob Gregory excelled in the nets 
for the "Big Blue." 

Then came a slack period, sickness and warm weather caused several cancellations. 

However, finally another tilt was arranged with Williston. This time the Aggies made 
sure the verdict would be decisive. They peppered the Willison nets to the tune of 8 to 0. 
The whole team, which consisted of only eight men that day, stood out. The Aggies got 
their only rest by dropping back to defense. Goalies Bob Gregory and Dave Allen turned 
back in grand style all Williston attempts. 

It was an abbreviated season, but one that Stockbridge can sure be proud of. 

Byron B. Clough 







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KAPPA KAPPA 




R. Abbott, R. Andrews, J. Boulet, R. Brown, O. Cappizzi, S. Carl, R. Cote, W. Davoll, N. DelSelva, D. 
Ethier, D. Gagne, R. Gallant, R. Goldrick, J. Gotham, P. Gray, R. Graham, J. Hanson, J. Hayden, L. 
Horgan, C. Houston, R. Hume, C. Jurentkuff, C. Lane, D. Laufman, L. Lima, J. Melanson, R. MacKenzie, 
J. Mackey, T. Mahoney, K. McConville, P. Mekinis, J. Mekinis, C. Meskinia, S. Morganti, D. Nezier, 
F. Nugent, J. Ormsbee, T. Pierce, J. Ricca, G. Schoales, H. Schultz,, J. Shelnutt, M. Sherman, P. Sherman, 
R. Somes, B. Smith, C. Smith, G. Stephens, A. Stevens, E. Turner, D. Varnam, J. Welsh, J. Welch, P. 
Wellington, C. Williams. 




KAPPA KAPPA 




First row: Vice-President, R. MacKenzie; 
President, M. Sherman; Treasurer, R. Gold- 
rick. Second row: Historian, A. Stevens; Sec- 
retary, L. Morgan; Marshall, N. DelSelva; 
Social Chairman, P. Sherman. 



First row: Vice-President, K. Jurentkuff; 
President, T. Mahoney; Treasurer, J. Mac- 
key. Second row: Historian, D. Varnam; 
Secretary, R. Graham; Marshall, J. Ricca; 
Social Chairman, D. Laufman. , 



The returning seniors showed great enthusiasm for the coming year only to be dis- 
illusioned by the new draft law. 

Despite the fact that the world situation had become more serious and was taking its 
toll of fraternity brothers, we began to redecorate the downstairs. 

On October the twenty-sixth, the annual freshman open house was held. Over one 
hundred students and brothers came to movies and refreshments. 

The first house dance was held December the second with everyone in the true Christ- 
mas spirit. 

This year, as in past years, the house was very fortunate in having a house mother 
and father. 

Although many of the winter carnival events had to be called off this year, the boys 
at Kappa Kappa made up for it with a party and a dance. The house was decorated in 
various shades of green for a Saint Patrick's dance on March the seventeenth. On February 
the twenty-eighth we held our annual house banquet at the Hatfield Club where fifty-two 
brothers enjoyed a good steak dinner. 

In March, a final send-off was given to the freshmen in the form of an informal house- 
party. 

This year has been a wonderful one and Kappa Kappa Fraternity would like to thank 
everyone who has given help in the year of "fifty-one." 



ALPHA TAU GAMMA 




ALPHA TAU GAMMA 



MEMBERS -1951 

Richard B. Bates, Jr. 
Robert W. Bishop 
Richard Brown 
Frederick K. Cummings 
Paul J. Downing 
Clyde S. Gill 

Lawrence E. Hartnett, Jr. 
Warren E. Healey 
Leon H. Kakitis 
Albert L. Ledoux 
Robert B. Meister 
Paul E. Metcalf 
Kenneth L. Mosher 
Roger A. Pihl 
Arthur N. Rosenthal 
Richard M. Trenholm 



President 

Vice-President 

Secretary 

Treasurer 

Sergeant-at-Arms 

House Manager 

Historian 



Robert W. Bishop 
Richard M. Trenholm 
Robert B. Meister 
Richard B. Bates, Jr. 
Paul E. Metcalf 
Paul J. Downing 
Albert L. Ledoux 



MEMBERS -1932 

Paul Auclair 
Frank Chidsey 
Gerald Cobb 
Louis J. Colombo 
Richard Crosby 
John Durfee 
Ralph Langhill 
John Marshall 
James Rumrill 
Robert Ruf 
Richard Sawyer 
Seth Wakeman 
Neil Welch 
Cabot E. Wiggin 
Richard Violette 
Jack H. Sheehy 
Lawrence A. Farrington 



ALPHA TAU GAMMA 



As the senior members prepare to depart into the large vast world to seek the careers 
they desire, there will be many memories of Alpha Tau Gamma which will be carried with 
them always. During the beginning weeks of school the seniors cleaned, painted and 
decorated the house. We were fortunate to have a lot of new furniture this year and also 
a new heating system. Our recreation room has also been completely fixed up for use by 
our members. 

On November 6, the annual invitation of the freshman class was extended to our 
smoker which was a wonderful success. We obtained many pledges who are now members 
of our house. 

Our first dance of the year was called "The Mugwump Dance" held on November 17. 
It was nicely decorated with Halloween lanterns and colored streamers by our social 
chairman, Roger Pihl. The big question of the evening was, "What is a Mugwump?" 
Among other dances held throughout the year was one for the football team. Fun was 
had at all the dances held during the year. 

Our new members this year went through their initiation with flying colors and are 
now bona-fide members of ATG. Our banquet for the welcoming of the freshmen was 
held at Pansy Park, where Larry Hartnett did a wonderful job as toastmaster. 

Alpha Tau Gamma this year has joined the interfraternity council of the University. 
Our delegates were Bob Bishop and Jim Rumrill. Through the council, our house has 
participated in the basketball and bowling tournament with other members of the intra- 
fraternity council. We hope that the members of ATG will in the future keep our mem- 
bership in the council high with honor. 

On Saturday, March 17, the annual freshman farewell formal banquet and dance 
was held at the Roger Smith Hotel in Holyoke. Dr. and Mrs. Hankinson were our guests 
with our fraternity advisor Professor and Mrs. Barrett. Everyone enjoyed himself. The 
food was plentiful and bountiful. Dancing and singing climaxed the evening. Ken Mosher 
sure did a wonderful job as chairman of the dance. 

Among the stag parties, there was one for the freshmen on their departure for farm 
placement. All stag parties were enjoyed throughout the year with movies, talks and 
refreshments for all. 

As the seniors complete their stay at Stockbridge, busy studying and engrossed in 
sports, a banquet was very much in order before leaving ATG. 

The seniors will always cherish the brotherhood that has held us as we studied, worked 
and played as true brothers of ATG. We hope that the freshmen will have as good an 
understanding of honor, work and enjoyment as the senior brothers pass down into this 
large vast world of ours. 








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ANIMAL HUSBANDRY 




First row: J. Welch, K. Johnson, R. Henshaw, H. Mitchell, E. Wilder, J. Marshall, G. Spock. Second row: 
R. Oldfield, H. Hunter, D. Freeman, R. Dimlich, A. Turner, R. Hume, J. Wentworth. Third row: Q. Holmes, 
G. Gregory, C. Graves, R. MacLeod, J. MacComber, G. Gaston. Fourth row: P. Auclair, W. D. Laufman, 
F. Moskaf, J. O'Neill, F. McClellan, D. Peterson, J. Walsh. Fifth row: R. Cote, W. DavoU, D. Morse, 
D. Gagne, J. Hollingsworth, E. Turner, R. Prout. Sixth row: R. Coombs, A. Eastman, D. Dugdale, J. 
Hayden, D. Varnam. 

DAIRY 




First row: T. Ruckledge, J. Dwyer, H. Donnells, A. Palatine, J. O'Brien, R. Lindell. Second row: J. Drelick, 
R. Waters, W. Tobin, E. Nichols. Third row: R. Moran, J. Boulet, T. Moran, L. Metelica. Fourth row: 
J. Rider, R. Graham, T. Eddy, E. Waskiewicz. 



POULTRY 




First row, left to right: J. Ricca, V. Bissell, G. Clark, E. Chabot, C. Bassett, J. Merchant. Second row, left to 
right: J. Mackey, P. Gray, G. Hadley, E. Walker, R. Crosby, H. Hawes. Third row, left to right: C, Houston, 
K. Jurentkuff, J. Shoup, F. Smith, L. Coveney. Fourth row, left to right: T. Mahoney, I. Noel, D. Freeman, 
C. Sundin, T. McGinnis, R. Lane. 




FORESTRY CLUB 



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First row {left to right): R. H. Richards, L. Lane, J. Jacobson, K. Beaujean. Second row (left to right): G. Bliss, 
D. Eldridge, R. Nute, O. Stacey, R. Pomeroy, C. Delano. 



ARBORICULTURE 




Front row (left to right): J. Fay, C. Fitch, W. Kiley, A. Retelle, J. Flaherty. Second row (left to right): D. 
Pomfret, F. Kelly, J. Bates, Prof. Gordon S. King, R. Mennella, W. Gray. 



HORTICULTURE 



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Back row {left to right): T. Pierce, S. Fantozzi, D. Newman, J. Cahill, J. McLaughlin, R. Peltier. Third row: 
R. Wilcox, A. Donahue, I. Severance, E. Cross, D. Packard. Second row: W. Bray, F. Saunders, J. Weich, 
L. Lima, P. Meskinis, D. Neizer. First row: R. Gariepy, J. Melanson, R. Abbott, R. West, R. Sawyer, 
S. Wakeman. 



VEGETABLE GARDENING 




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Front row {left to right): W. Dean, J. Durfee, D. Harris, D. Gulbankian. Last row {left to right): R. Stockwell, 
D. Allen, R. Ruf, R. Hall. 



FLORICULTURE 



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First row, left to right: J. Gotham, E. Webber, L. Farrington, W. Dion, J. Riccardo. Second row, left to right: 
M. McRae, J. Squires, C. Tebo, R. Lozeau, G. Bair. Third row, left to right: D. Hynes, R. Dean, N. Welch, 
R. Borgesen, S. Bear, J. Sheehy. Fourth row, left to right: J. Raynor, C. Smith, W. Rudolph, A. Uglig, L. 
Colombo, J. Rumrill. 



FRUIT 




Front row {left to right) : R. Violette, J. Sambade, C. Williams. 
Back row (left to right) : I. Rohrbacker, C. Wiggin 



FINE TURF 




Front row {left to right): R. Bushnell, S. Priest, J. O'Doherty, D. Barney, H. Giera. Back row {left to right): 
E. Brittain, C. Robinson, E. Hine, R. Kirby. 



FOOD MANAGEMENT 




Left to right: J. Malone, R. Bridges, J. Dinsmore, W. O'Brien. 



FRESHMAN RECEPTION DANCE 






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FRESHMAN CLASS HISTORY 



The 32nd Stockbridge class began in earnest on a beautiful Monday on the 2nd of 
October, 1950. On this day, we of the freshman class, coming from all corners of this state 
and several other locales, gathered for the first time and underwent the process of regis- 
tration in Memorial Hall. An indicated record size class was not quite realized, but the 
final registration of 239 was well above the average of recent years. 

It seemed to be no time at all before we were deeply engrossed in our studies and time 
to elect our class officers. Although we had hardly time to know each other, even in our 
respective majors, the task was undertaken and a slate of officers nominated and elected 
that have served faithfully and well. 

The football season was not exactly a "flop," but for the many freshmen on the team 
it was rather discouraging until that grand and glorious final game, the one with Leicester 
Junior College, when the "Aggies" romped over the opponents and threatened to lay all 
the Leicester players in a limp and prone state. 

Among the major policy changes we have witnessed in the University this year, 
perhaps the most significant and the one that does and will affect us most was the merger 
of all the agricultural and horticultural courses, including Stockbridge, the Extension 
Service, and the Experiment Station into one School of Agriculture at the University. 

Speaking of our Stockbridge as an integral part of the University, we freshmen are 
proud to have a place in the workings of that institution. We have witnessed earher this 
year a slight dissention among the upperclassmen over journalistic relations and an abortive 
attempt that was made to strike out independently, without experience and unaware of 
the difficulties involved. That matter has since been settled and once more harmony 
prevails. We realize that the very natiu-e and type of school we have here makes it in 
certain ways a separate unit, but we are, and are accepted as a part of the University, 
participating in social, economic, and all other phases of campus life. 

The two major social events of the year for us were the Freshman Reception Dance 
put on by the senior class and the return dance, put on by the freshmen for the seniors. 
Both of these dances were semi-formal and were very satisfactory to those attending. 

The second semester is fast whizzing along. Some of the majors have already departed 
for summer placement service and the remainder will soon follow. In the fall we will return 
to this campus as seniors with practical experience as well as theory under our belts. 
Uncle Sam wilUng, and other conditions being satisfactory, we sincerely hope most of us 
will be back to form our own group, SSA '52. 

Bob Hume 



CLASS OF 1950 



Ellis Nye Allen, John Thacher Allen, *Richard Lee Anderson, *Williani Patrick Ashe, Frederick Andrew 
Bangs, *Norman Raymond Beach, Kendall Knapp Bennett, *Joseph Daniel BidweU, Louis Tuttle Bonitto, 
*John DestQond Braginton, Bruce Allen B'own, Andrea Marie Bruneau, Roger Penniman Bryant, Jairus 
Sails Burt, John Louis Cande, *John Herbert Chambers, *Harry Everette Charles, Jr., Allen Seamans 
Chase, *Roger Gibbs Coggeshall, *Leonard Stuart Collis, Ralph Elliott Conway. 

*Everett Andrews Creighton, Jr., Wilton Campbell Dale, *Lawrence Richard Damour, *Carl Peter 
Deame, Jr., Joseph Henry Deary, Robert Greer Dewey, Aloysius John Donohue, Henry Leonard Doody, 
James Joseph Downing, Charles Edward Drake, Jr., Joseph Duarte, Jr., *Eugene Frank Dziza, *Robert 
Joseph Fahey, *George Marshall Fellows, Jr., Robert Julian Ferestien, Manuel Fernandez, Maurice Howard 
Frost, Jr., *Russell Friedrich Fuller, Norman Edward Ganley, Edwin George Gast, Allen Burns Gelinas. 

*George John Gibavic, Jr., Howard Gilbert Gold, *John Paul Gorman, *Edward John Gorski, *Daniel 
Joseph Graham, *Robert Edward Grant, *Robert Haynes Guild, Carl William Haeseler, John George 
Handrahan, Milton Emil Hansen, *Glenn Weaver Harvey, Leo Joseph Haverty, *Robert William Hen- 
rickson, *Frederick Theodore Heyliger, *Peter Sherwin Hill, *Stanley Joseph Hollis, *John Joseph Homich, 
*Dean Chapman Hooker, John Houston, Glover Elbridge Howe, Jr., Robert Ernest Huntley, Jr. 

*Robert Wesley Jackson, Allen Lawrence Jacques, Alden Lee Johnson, Harry Carl Johnson ,Jr., *Ralph 
Norman Johnson, *Stewart Sanfred Johnson, Stuart LeRoy Johnson, *Thomas Matthew Johnson, *Francis 
Leo Jolin, *Raymond Douglas Jordan, Richard Carver Joseph, Frank William Judge, *Charles Augustus 
Kearney, Jr., *Harold Morris Keith, Gladys Mae Kimball, Kenneth Bashford Kirk, John Frank Kulesa, 
*Richard Francis LaBonte, Donald Raymond Lambert, Herman Eugene Lan^evin. 

*Eugene Albert Lapine, *Germain Ernest LaRoche, *Robert Francis Lauder, Leonard Morton Libbey, 
John Eugene Linnehan, Philip HoUyday Livingston, Donald Herbert Long, Robert Gage Longden, Robert 
Walter Loomis, *Francis Stanley Mackiewicz, *Paul Makliney, Paul Edward Maynard, *John Matthew 
Mayo, *Fred Francis Mitchell, Jr., *John Lindsay Moodie, Jr., Arthur Walter Morgan, Edward Kendall 
Morgan, Jr., Walter Dennis Moynihan, *Graydon William Mundell, *Jeremiah Alphonsus McCarthy. 

Kenneth Elwin McCoUester, Warren Chapin McKinstry, *Philip Clinton Nash, *Frederick William 
Nilges, *Alvin Earl Nix, *Gerald James O'Connor, Charles Robert O'Halloran, Raymond Karl Olson, *James 
Conrad O'Neil, Robert George Osgood, Ernest Henry Page, Charles Rollin Parmelee, *Howard Murray 
Peatfield, Rollin Wendall Perry, *Kenneth Raymond Peterson, John Wells Phelon, *George Alphonse 
Poirer, *George Edward Priest, *Harold Libby Procter, *Robert Gordon Rafferty, Marry Alfred Rahm. 

William Chalmer Reed, *John Reynolds, Harold Alan Richardson, *George Edward Robinson, Charles 
Louis Rogers, *Florian Edward Rogers, *Albert George Rossner, Jr., *William Ruminas, Jr., *James Henry 
Rush, James Cleophile St. Amand, William Alexander Scott, Ruth Elizabeth Sheehan, *Salvatore Anthony 
Simeone, Roy George Simmons, Theodore Peter Siok, Melvin David Small, *Carlton Nelson Smith, *Clay- 
ton Dana Smith, David Gardner Smith, *Frederick Murray Smith, *George Franklin Smith. 

*Raymond Griddley Smith, Robert Leland Smith, *Richard Weston Spear, *William Earl Stauffer, 
*Robert Westbrook Stelle, John Carleton Stock bridge, *George Albert Stumpf, Jr., *Ralph Richard Swed- 
berg, Robert Aldoph Szereyko, *John Hawley Tanner, *Paul Emmons Thayer, Jr., *George Maynard 
Thomas, *William Robert Thomas, Jr., *Lawrrence Daniel Toomey, *Edward Leonard Valentine, Ernest 
Frank Vieira, William Francis Walsh, Raymond Donald Warnock, *John Andrews Washburn. 

*RusseIl William Watson, William Arthur Watson, *Paul Weldin, Jr., *Harry Wardman Wells, Charles 
Joseph Wenk, Jr., Ellis Royden Westcott, Jr., *Samuel Richardson Westcott, Jr., *Donald Francis Whalen, 
George Edward Whiton, *Ira Francis Wickes, Jr., Gordon Oliver Williams, *George Prescott Wilson, 
*Albert Chapman Wood, *Wilfred Playdon Worsman, *Michael George Wrabel, *Robert Lee Yokes, 
*Maurice Leo Kowal, *Lawrence Edward Graham. 

*Veterans— World War H 





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STEPHEN I. ALLEN 

Amherst College B. A. 
Harvard M. A. 

Joined the Faculty 1948 



Instructor of Mathematics 




DORIC ALVIANI 

Boston University M. B. 
Boston University M. E. 
Joined the Faculty 1938 



Assistant Professor of Music 



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JAMES F. ANDERSON 

West Virginia University B. S. 
West Virginia University M.S. 
Joined the Faculty 1948 



Instructor of Pomology 



OSCAR G. ANDERSON Assistant Professor of Pomology 

Massachusetts Agricultural College B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1948 




LUTHER BANTA Assistant Professor of Poultry Husbandry 

Cornell University B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1919 




ROLLIN H. BARRETT Professor of Farm Management 

University of Connecticut B. S. 
Cornell University M. S. 

Joined the Faculty 1926 




ROBERT BERTRAM 

University of Hawaii B. S. 

University of Massachusetts B. V. A. 
Joined the Faculty 1949 



Instructor in Horticulture 



MATTHEW L. BLAISDELL Assistant Professor of Animal 

University of Massachusetts B. S. Husbandry and Superintendent 
Joined the Faculty 1946 of University Farm 






LYLE L. BLUNDELL 

Iowa State College B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1932 



Professor of Horticulture 






DONALD B. BRADLEY 

Brigham Young University B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1949 



Instructor in Agronomy 



JAMES W. CALLAHAN Instructor of Agricultural Economics 

University of Massachusetts B.S. 
Joined the Faculty 1948 




ALTON B. COLE 

Massachusetts State College B. S. 
Yale University M. F. 

Joined the Faculty 1948 



Instructor of Forestry 




GLADYS M. COOK Assistant Professor of Home Economics 

Battle Creek College B. S. 

University of Massachusetts M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1936 




GEOFFREY CORNISH 

University of British Columbia B. S. 
University of Massachusetts M. S. 

Joined the Faculty 1947 



Instructor of Agrostology 




W. ALLEN COWAN Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry 

Massachusetts State College B. S. 
University of Minnesota M. S. 

Joined the Faculty 1946 



HELEN CURTIS 

Iowa State Teachers' College 
Columbia University 
Joined the Faculty 1945 



Dean of Women 




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DOROTHY DAVIS 

Syracuse University B. S. 
Columbia University M. A. 
Joined the Faculty 1946 



Instructor of Home Economics 




LAWRENCE S. DICKINSON Associate Professor of Agrostology 

Massachusetts Agricultural College B. S. 
Massachusetts State College M. S. 

Joined the Faculty 1913 




CHARLES N. DUBOIS 

Bay Path Institute 
Middlebury College A. B. 
Middlebury College M. A. 
University of London 
Joined the Faculty 1938 



Assistant Professor of English 




CHARLES W. DUNHAM 

University of Massachusetts B. S. 
University of Wisconsin M. S. 

Joined the Faculty 1947 



Instructor of Floriculture 




JOHN MURRAY ELLIOTT Instructor of Animal Husbandry 

McGill University B. S. (Agriculture) 

University of Vermont M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1950 






JOHN N. EVERSON 



University of Massachusetts B. S. 
University of Massachusetts M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1938 



Assistant Professor of Agronomy 




EUGENE J. FINNEGAN 

University of Massachusetts B. S. 
University of Massachusetts M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1947 



Instructor of Dairy Industry 



RICHARD C. FOLEY Professor of Animal Husbandry 

University of Massachusetts B. S. 

University of Massachusetts M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1932 




ARTHUR P. FRENCH 

Ohio State University 
University of Massachusetts 
University of Minnesota 
Joined the Faculty 1922 



Head of Department of Pomoloigy 

B. S. 
M.S. 
Ph.D. 




CAROL BURR GAWTHROP 

Grinnell College A. B. 

Syracuse University M. A. 
Joined the Faculty 1948 



Placement Officer for Women 



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EMORY E. GRAYSON 

Massachusetts Agricultural College 
Springfield College 
Joined the Faculty 1922 



Director of Placement Service 

B. S. 



NATHAN S. HALE Assistant Professor of Animal Husbandry 

University of Connecticut B. S. 
University of Minnesota M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1946 




DENZEL J. HANKINSON 

Michigan State College 
University of Connecticut 
Pennsylvania State College 
Joined the Faculty 1948 



Head of Department of Dairy Industry 

B. S. 
M. S. 
Ph. D. 



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JOHN F. HANSON 

University of Massachusetts 
University of Massachusetts 
University of Massachusetts 
Joined the Faculty 1947 



Assistant Professor of Entomology 

B. S. 
M.S. 
Ph. D. 




ROBERT P. HOLDSWORTH Head of Department of Forestry 

Michigan State College B. S. 
Yale University M. F. 

Joined the Faculty 1930 



SAMUEL C. HUBBARD 

Joined the Faculty 1921 



Assistant Professor of Floriculture 



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FRED P. JEFFREY Head of Department of Poultry Husbandry 

Rutgers University B. S. 

University of Massachusetts M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1944 




W. BRADFORD JOHNSON 

Pennsylvania State College B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1947 




Instructor of Olericulture 




GORDON S. KING 

North Carolina State 

Michigan State College B. S. (Forestry) 

Joined the Faculty 1950 



Assistant Professor of Aboriculture 



STEPHEN R. KOSAKOWSKI Instructor of Physical Education 

University of Massachusetts 

Coaching School, University of Connecticut 

Joined the Faculty 1947 




THEODORE T. KOZLOWSKI 

Syracuse University 
Duke University 
Duke University 



Associate Professor of Botany 

B. S. 
M. A. 
Ph. D. 



Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
University of Buffalo 
Joined the Faculty 1947 




OTTO G. KRANZ Assistant Professor of Food Management 

University of Lausanne, Switzerland B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1945 



WALTER S. LAKE Assistant Professor of Engineering 

Fitchburg State Teachers' College B. S. 
Fitchburg State Teachers' College M. Ed. 
Rhode Island School of Design 
Joined the Faculty 1947 



EDWARD P. LARKIN 

Massachusetts State College B. S. 
University of Massachusetts M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1947 



Instructor of Bacteriology 




JOHN B. LENfZ Head of Department of Veterinary Science 

Franklin apd Marshall A. B. 

University of Pennsylvania V. M. D. 
Joined the Faculty 1921 




ARTHUR S. LEVINE Associate Professor of Food Technology 

University of Massachusetts B. S. 
University of Massachusetts M. S. 
University of Massachusetts Ph. D. 
Joined the Faculty 1936 




HAKRY G. LINDQUIST Assistant Professor of Dairy Industry 

Massachusetts Agricultural College B. S. 
University of Maryland M. S. 

Joined the Faculty 1927 




ADRIAN H. LINDSEY 

University of lUinois 9. S. 
Iowa State CoUege M. S. 
Iowa State CoUege Ph. D. 
Joined the Faculty 1929 



Head of Department of Agricultural 

Economics 




WILLIAM P. MacCONNELI. 

University of Massachusetts B. S. 
Yale School of Forestry M. F. 

Joined the Faculty 1948 



Instructor of Forestry 





MINER J. MARKUSON 

University of Minnesota B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1926 



Associate Professor of Agricultural 
Engineering 




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HELEN S. MITCHELL Dean of School of Home Economics 

Mount Holyoke College A. B. 
Yale University Ph. D. 

Joined the Faculty 1940 




EDWARD A. NERESKY Instructor of Food Technology 

University of Massachusetts B. S. 

University of Massachusetts M. S. , 

Joined the Faculty 1949 




D. H. NELSON Assistant Professor of Dairy Industry 

University of New Hampshire B. S. 
Uniyersity of Missouri M. S. 

Pennsylvania State College Ph. D. 

Joined the Faculty 1945 



ARTHUR E. NIEDECK 

Ithaca College B. S. 

Cornell University M. A. 
Joined the Faculty 1947 



Assistant Professor of Speech 




JOHN L. PARSONS 

Kansas State College B. S. 
Kansas State College M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1949 



Instructor of Agronomy 



ROBERT K. PATTERSON 

University of Maine B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1948 



Instructor in Agricultural 
Engineering 




ROBERT C. PERRIELLO Assistant Professor of Bacteriology 

University of Massachusetts B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1947 



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IRVING J. PFLUG 

Purdue University 
Purdue University 
University of Massachusetts 
Joined the Faculty 1948 



Assistant Professor of Agricultural 
Engineering 

B, S. A. 
B. S. A. E. 

M. A. 





PAUL N. PROCOPIO 

University of Massachusetts B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1947 



Instructor of Horticulture 



GEORGE F. PUSHEE Assistant Professor of Agricultural 

Engineerinj^ 

University of Massachusetts 

Contractors and Builders Course with I.C.S. 

Joined the Faculty 1918 



ERNEST J. RADCLIFFE Head of Department of Student Health 

University of Toronto M. D. 
Joined the Faculty 1930 



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ARNOLD D. RHODES 

University of New Hampshire B. S. 
Yale University M. F. 

Joined the Faculty 1939 



Professor of Forestrv 



RENJAMIN RICCI, JR. Instructor of Physical Education 

Athletic Injury Care 

Springfield College B. S. in Physical Education 
Springfield College M. Ed. 
Joined the Faculty. 1950 






VICTOR A. RICE Head of Department of Animal Husbandry 

North Carolina State B. S. 

University of Massachusetts M. A. 
North Carolina State Dr. A. 

Joined the Faculty 1916 




J. HARRY RICH 

New York State College B. S. 
New York State College M. F. 
Joined the Faculty 1933 



Associate Professor of Forestry 




OLIVER C. ROBERTS Associate Professor of Pomology 

Massachusetts Agricultural College B. S. 
University of Illinois M. S. 

Joined the Faculty 1926 




DONALD E. ROSS Assistant Professor of Floriculture 

Massachusetts Agricultural College B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1928 



WILLIAM C. SANCTUARY Professor of Poultry Husbandry 

University of Massachusetts B. S. 
University of Massachusetts M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1922 




FRANK R. SHAW 

Massachusetts State College 
Cornell University 
Joined the Faculty 1935 



Assistant Professor of Entomology 

B. S. 
Ph. D. 




RUSSELL E. SMITH Associate Professor of Veterinary Science 

Massachusetts State College B. S. 
University of Pennsylvania V. M. D. 
Joined the Faculty i948 




GRANT B. SNYDER Head of Department of Olericulture 

Ontario Agricultural College B. S. A. 

Michigan State College M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1922 



HERBERT N. STAPLETON Head of Department of Agricultural 

Engineering 

Kansas State College B. S. 
Kansas State College M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1947 




WALTER STELKOVIS 

Emerson College A. B. 
Joined the Faculty 1949 




Instructor of Public Speaking 




PAUL W. STICKEL 

New York State College B. S. 
Yale University M. F. 

Joined the Faculty 1945 



Assistant Professor of Forestry 



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HARVEY L. SWEETMAN Assistant Professor of Entomology 

Colorado A & M B. S. 

Iowa State College M. S. 

Massachusetts Agricultural College Ph. D. 
Joined the Faculty 1930 



WILLIAM H. TAGUE 

Iowa State College B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1929 



Assistant Professor of Agricultural 
Engineering 




FLORIANA TARANTINO 

Boston University B. S. 
Boston University A. M. 
Joined the Faculty 1947 



Instructor of English 




CHARLES H. THAYER Assistant Professor of Agronomy 

Massachusetts Agricultural College 
Massachusetts State College 
Cornell State College — Summer School 
Iowa State College — Summer School 
University of Massachusetts B. Agr. 
Joined the Faculty 1919 




CLARK L. THAYER Dean of Horticulture 

and Head of Department of Floriculture 

Massachusetts Agricultural College B. S. 
Cornell University 
Joined the Faculty 1919 



JAMES T. TIMBERLAKE Instructor of Animal Husbandry 

University of Massachusetts B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1949 




RUTH J. TOTMAN Professor of Physical Education for Women 

New Jersey College for Women B. S. 
University of Pittsburgh M. Ed. 

Joined the Faculty 1943 



REUBEN E. TRIPPENSEE Professor of Wildlife Management 

Michigan State College B. S. 
University of Michigan M. S., Ph. D. 
Joined the Faculty 1936 




ALDEN P. TUTTLE Assistant Professor of Vegetable Growing 

Massachusetts Agricultural College B. S. 
Pennsylvania State College M. S. 

Joined the Faculty 1929 




JOHN H. VONDELL Assistant Professor of Poultry Husbandry 

Middlebury State College 
Massachusetts State College 
Joined the Faculty 1923 





ARTHUR R. WILLIAMS 

Clark University A. B. 
Cornell University M. A. 
Cornell University Ph. D. 
Joined the Faculty 1949 




Assistant Professor of English 



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MARTHA R. WRIGHT 

Miami University B. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1947 




Instructor of English 




ANTHONY W. ZAITZ 

Curry College B. S. O. 

Boston University M. A. 
Joined the Faculty 1946 



JOHN M. ZAK 

Massachusetts State College B. S. 
Massachusetts State College M. S. 
Joined the Faculty 1938 



Instructor of Speech 



Instructor of Agronomy 



ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 

We of the Shorthorn Board want to take this opportunity to thank all those persons 
who have helped to make this yearbook possible. 

We owe our faculty advisor "Pop" Barrett a special word of thanks for the unselfish 
amount of time he has spent with us in the preparation of this yearbook. 

We wish to thank President Van Meter, Director Verbeck, and Dean Sieling for their 
timely and appropriate messages to us, the graduating class of 1951. 

We are grateful to Professor Robertson, who so skillfully and beautifully designed 
our title page. 

We wish to thank Placement Director Grayson and Women's Placement Officer, Carol 
Gawthrop for their fine articles concerning placement. 

We wish to thank John Snow for the time he has spent with us, after hours, in putting 
the yearbook together. He and "Pop" surely have almost unlimited patience. 

We wish to thank Miss Martin and Miss Heffernan for the time they spent in doing 
research work for the yearbook. 

We wish to thank Mr. Kinsman and Mr. Koldy of Kinsmans' Studio for the work 
they did preparing the senior pictiures as well as class and club pictures for the printer. 

Last but not least, we wish to thank all students who helped to make this yearbook 
possible. 



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