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The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 45, No. 2, January 1942

The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 45, No. 2, January 1942

The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 44, No. 4, June 1941

The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 44, No. 4, June 1941

National Council at Broadmoor Hotel Photograph, October 1946

National Council at Broadmoor Hotel Photograph, October 1946

Members of the National Council pose together at the Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colorado. They are (seated) National President Gladys Drach Powers (Nu, University of Colorado Boulder), National Vice President Rosita Hopps Nordwall (Epsilon, University of Southern California), (standing) Western Counsellor Mrs. Matthew H. Scott, National Secretary Mrs. Richard B. Rutledge and Eastern Counsellor Mrs. Perrin G. Smith.

Alpha Psi Chapter Members Dancing with Soldiers Photograph, 1944

Alpha Psi Chapter Members Dancing with Soldiers Photograph, 1944

MacDowell Colony Residence Hall Photograph, 1947

MacDowell Colony Residence Hall Photograph, 1947

This is an attachment to a letter from Thelma Gardner Belair (Alpha Iota, University of Vermont) dated March 1, 1947.

Gate to MacDowell Grove Photograph, 1947

Gate to MacDowell Grove Photograph, 1947

This is an attachment to a letter from Thelma Gardner Belair (Alpha Iota, University of Vermont) dated March 1, 1947.

Mrs. MacDowell's Home Photograph, 1947

Mrs. MacDowell's Home Photograph, 1947

This is an attachment to a letter from Thelma Gardner Belair (Alpha Iota, University of Vermont) dated March 1, 1947.

Mildred Scott Portrait Photograph, c. 1949-53

Mildred Scott Portrait Photograph, c. 1949-53

Mildred Estabrook Scott (Pi, University of California, Berkeley) served as National President from September 1949 until September 1953.

Central Office in the Chamber of Commerce Photograph, c. 1949

Central Office in the Chamber of Commerce Photograph, c. 1949

This suite of offices in the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce Building served as the central office of Alpha Chi Omega from 1929-61.

National Council at Convention Photograph, 1949

National Council at Convention Photograph, 1949

Members of the National Council pose together at the 1949 National Convention in Pasadena, California. They are (front, left to right) Lyre Editor Ina Bonney (Phi, University of Kansas), National Treasurer Ruth Tewinkel Suppes (Rho, University of Washington), Western Counsellor Mary Frances Hess Peak (Beta Nu, University of Utah), (back, left to right) Central Counsellor Martha Chamberlin Leslie (Theta, University of Michigan), National Secretary Delight Stevens Dodds (Alpha Chi, Butler University), National President Mildred Estabrook Scott (Pi, University of California, Berkeley), National Vice President Vera Arnold Willis (Mu, Simpson College) and Eastern Counsellor Katherine Schafer McDonald (Alpha Omicron, The Ohio State University).

Marguerite Graham, Red Cross, 1944

Marguerite Graham, Red Cross, 1944

Marguerite Graham (Omicron, Baker University) joined the American Red Cross in 1943 and served in Australia and New Guinea. Before leaving for service, she stopped by the Alpha Chi Omega national meeting in Chicago and shared, "I am in for the duration and expect to travel far and wide before I return."

Star Studio Exterior Photograph, 1947

Star Studio Exterior Photograph, 1947

This is an attachment to a letter from Thelma Gardner Belair (Alpha Iota, University of Vermont) dated March 1, 1947.

The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 52, No. 1 Front Cover

The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 52, No. 1 Front Cover

The cover of this issue of The Lyre features the Epsilon (University of Southern California) chapter house.

Alpha Xi Celebrates Silver Anniversary, November 1948

Alpha Xi Celebrates Silver Anniversary, November 1948

Mary Coleman Johnson (Alpha Xi, University of Montana) describes the 25th anniversary celebration for Alpha Xi (University of Montana) chapter held in May 1948.

They Fly the Air-Ways, November 1948

They Fly the Air-Ways, November 1948

Two photographs and three captions accompany this headline about women who serve as stewardesses and hostesses on airlines.

Interesting Alpha Chis: Mary Lisenby - Food Supervisor, Washington Statler, November 1948

Interesting Alpha Chis: Mary Lisenby - Food Supervisor, Washington Statler, November 1948

Valerie Stubbs Mecutchen (Beta Eta, Florida State University) discusses the work of Mary Lisenby (Alpha Phi, The University of Texas at Austin) who serves as food supervisor for the Washington Statler Hotel and who conducts workshops on various food-related topics. The article also includes a photograph of Lisenby at work.

Interesting Alpha Chis: One of Tulsa's Outstanding Alpha Chis, November 1948

Interesting Alpha Chis: One of Tulsa's Outstanding Alpha Chis, November 1948

Margaret Roll Hicks (Psi, The University of Oklahoma) discusses Sarah F. D. Miller (Zeta, New England Conservatory) and her involvement with the Girls Scouts of America and the Quota International Club. The article includes a portrait of Miller.

Interesting Alpha Chis: First Woman Principal, November 1948

Interesting Alpha Chis: First Woman Principal, November 1948

This article discusses the career of Mary H. Carter (Alpha Epsilon, University of Pennsylvania), who has been named the first female principal of Radnor High School in Wayne, Pennsylvania. The article includes a portrait of Carter.

Eklekta Articles: Twentieth Century Religion, November 1948

Eklekta Articles: Twentieth Century Religion, November 1948

With a focus specifically on Christians, Fae Finter Ensslin (Beta Upsilon, Duke University) pushes back against the idea that just because modern Americans are less likely to observe formal religious worship, they are less religious.

Lambda Has It Advertisement, November 1948

Lambda Has It Advertisement, November 1948