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The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 71, No. 4, Summer 1968

The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 71, No. 4, Summer 1968

The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 72, No. 1, Fall 1968

The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 72, No. 1, Fall 1968

The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 69, No. 3, Spring 1966

The Lyre of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 69, No. 3, Spring 1966

Beta Rho New Members Photograph, 1959-60

Beta Rho New Members Photograph, 1959-60

Fourteen members of the 1959-60 Beta Rho (American University) chapter new member class pose together.

Inside Star Studio Photograph, 1966

Inside Star Studio Photograph, 1966

An unidentified woman poses inside Star Studio, the studio supported by Alpha Chi Omega at the MacDowell Colony.

Founding Pageant Cast Taking Curtain Call at Convention Photograph, June 29, 1960

Founding Pageant Cast Taking Curtain Call at Convention Photograph, June 29, 1960

The cast of the founding pageant takes a curtain call during the 1960 National Convention. Alpha Chis from Indianapolis played the seven Founders and five of the first new members (and were joined by one Alpha Chi husband who portrayed Dean James Hamilton Howe).

Alpha Chi Omega Members Arriving at Convention Photograph, June 1960

Alpha Chi Omega Members Arriving at Convention Photograph, June 1960

Officers with Delta Tau Chapter Installation Gifts Photograph, April 3, 1965

Officers with Delta Tau Chapter Installation Gifts Photograph, April 3, 1965

Alpha Chi Omega officers pose with the table display of gifts received by Delta Tau (Minnesota State University, Mankato) chapter in honor of their installation. They are (from left) District XV Alumnae Chairman Tess Ramsden Sabourin (Alpha Theta, Drake University), National Collegiate Vice President Sue Lindeman (Delta Tau, Minnesota State University, Mankato), National President Rosita Hopps Nordwall (Epsilon, University of Southern California), National Secretary-Treasurer Rosemary Newman Hittle (Alpha Chi, Butler University), National Panhellenic Delegate Jessie Fanyo Payne (Upsilon, Millikin University), National Extension Director Val Harper Burke (Xi, University of Nebraska - Lincoln) and Province XV President Dorothy Filley Schwartzkopf (Xi, University of Nebraska - Lincoln). This photograph was featured on page 4 of the summer 1965 issue of The Lyre.

Georgie Geyer Portrait Photograph, c. 1968

Georgie Geyer Portrait Photograph, c. 1968

Journalist Georgie Anne Geyer (Gamma, Northwestern University) won the Award of Achievement in 1968.

Delta Tau Chapter Charter Members and Colonizers Photograph, April 3, 1965

Delta Tau Chapter Charter Members and Colonizers Photograph, April 3, 1965

Each woman is individually identified on page 3 of the summer 1965 issue of The Lyre, where this photograph is featured.

Delta Tau Chapter House in Winter Photograph, c. 1965

Delta Tau Chapter House in Winter Photograph, c. 1965

The exterior of the Delta Tau (Minnesota State University, Mankato) chapter house at 1204 Gage Center is seen here in the winter.

Sutherlin, Jones, Toole, Suppes and Humbert with Temporary Founders Memorial Photograph, June 29, 1960

Sutherlin, Jones, Toole, Suppes and Humbert with Temporary Founders Memorial Photograph, June 29, 1960

(left to right) Lenore Ruark Sutherlin (Alpha, DePauw University), National President Burnette Grimes Jones (Omega, Washington State University), Catharine Appleby Toole (Alpha, DePauw University) and Ruth Tewinkel Suppes (Rho, University of Washington) pose with DePauw University President Dr. Russell Humbert and the temporary Founders memorial installed at DePauw on DePauw Day during the 1960 National Convention. The temporary plaque was installed as a token of Alpha Chi Omega's promise to provide a proper memorial to the Founders at a later date. This photograph was featured on page 14 of the September 1960 issue of The Lyre.

Delta Sigs with Clothing Cartons From Joint Drive Photograph, 1967

Delta Sigs with Clothing Cartons From Joint Drive Photograph, 1967

Members of Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity at the University of Michigan pose with cartons of clothing collected by Theta (University of Michigan) chapter members and the Delta Sigs as part of a joint philanthropy project to send clothing to Korean orphans. The project collected 10,000 pounds of clothing, which was first shipped to San Francisco and then to Korea. This photograph was featured on page 22 of the spring 1968 issue of The Lyre.

Beta Delta Chapter Homecoming Float Photograph, October 20, 1962

Beta Delta Chapter Homecoming Float Photograph, October 20, 1962

Beta Delta (College of William & Mary) chapter members walk with their float, which features a knight in a football uniform suspended in a block of ice, during a homecoming parade.

National Convention Assembly Photograph, 1960

National Convention Assembly Photograph, 1960

Jessie Payne and Major Keenan at Convention Opening Banquet Photograph, July 1, 1964

Jessie Payne and Major Keenan at Convention Opening Banquet Photograph, July 1, 1964

National President Jessie Fanyo Payne (Upsilon, Millikin University) poses with Major Keenan of the United States Air Force Academy, speaker at the opening banquet of the 1964 National Convention in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This photograph was featured in the Fall 1964 issue of The Lyre.

Elthea Turner and Group Around Piano at Convention Photograph, 1966

Elthea Turner and Group Around Piano at Convention Photograph, 1966

Elthea Snider Turner (Gamma, Northwestern University), 1966 Award of Achievement winner and composer of "Long Have I Cherished," poses at a piano with part of the convention choir following her concert at the 1966 National Convention in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. Each woman is individually identified on page 23 of the fall 1966 issue of The Lyre, where this photograph is featured.

Gamma Omega Chapter Members by Rock Wall Photograph, c. 1960s

Gamma Omega Chapter Members by Rock Wall Photograph, c. 1960s

National Council in Meeting Photograph, June 1967

National Council in Meeting Photograph, June 1967

Members of the National Council pose together during a meeting at the Stauffer Inn. (Left to right) National Vice President Miriam Decker (Lamba, Syracuse University), Secretary Treasurer Harriet Saunders (Alpha Delta, University of Cincinnati), Alumnae Membership Director Lois Tullis (Nu, University of Colorado), Collegiate Membership Director Marilyn Peterson (Beta Theta, Lawrence University), NPC Delegate Jessie Payne (Upsilon, Millikin University), National President Rosemary Hittle (Alpha Chi, Butler University), Extension Director Valena Burke (Xi, University of Nebraska), National Vice President Jean Wells (Alpha Phi, University of Texas-Austin), Rush Director Jackie Strauss (Alpha Chi, Butler University), Altruistic Director Peg Crawford (Alpha, DePauw University).

Gamma Mu Chapter Homecoming Float Photograph

Gamma Mu Chapter Homecoming Float Photograph

Gamma Mu (Ball State University) chapter members ride on their first-place chariot-themed float during a homecoming parade.