Still one of the most popular questions for convention attendees is, "What do I pack?" In 1947, photo layouts were added to The Lyre with suggestions on what to wear and how to wear it! Have you ever heard of a "gingham suit" or "a silky shantung" or have you thought about what to wear when you step off a train?
The 26th National Convention occurred at the Chateau Frontenac, Quebec, Canada, on June 24-29, 1947. This was the third convention to be held in Canada and featured four formal dinners. Registration was only $60 ($695 today) and included meals, hotel, registration packets and tips!
A newspaper photograph features four Omega (Washington State University) chapter members seated at a piano.
Alpha Psi (UCLA) chapter members and soldiers watch films of football games at a buffet dinner and dance given by the chapter for recently released prisoners of war. They are (back, left to right) Gay Ruppert Fisher, Lt. Ed Taylor, Lorraine Hazen Kavanaugh, (front, left to right) Shirley Doman Michelson and Lt. Ted Kusler.
This article provides biographical information on Alpha Chi Omega Founder Estelle Leonard (Alpha, DePauw University) and includes a photograph.
July 24, 1946 founder Estelle Leonard's (Alpha, DePauw University) voice can be heard describing a (violin) piece she composed for a student. This video was created in celebration of MacDowell month 2016. Filmed in Meharry Hall, DePauw University where the musical piece would have been performed.
This copy of sheet music for "Sunlight," a study written for piano students by Alpha Chi Omega Founder Estelle Leonard (Alpha, DePauw University), includes her signature on the front.