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The Convention Transcript of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 17, No. 1, June 26, 1960

The Convention Transcript of Alpha Chi Omega, Vol. 17, No. 1, June 26, 1960

This convention newsletter provides articles about various convention events, as well as general interest articles regarding the new Fraternity headquarters and the death of Founder Nellie Gamble Childe (Alpha, DePauw University). The newsletter includes a number of photographs associated with the articles.

Alpha Chi Omega Members Arriving at Convention Photograph, June 1960

Alpha Chi Omega Members Arriving at Convention Photograph, June 1960

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.

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).

National Convention Assembly Photograph, 1960

National Convention Assembly Photograph, 1960

Diamond Jubilee Banquet Program, June 30, 1960

Diamond Jubilee Banquet Program, June 30, 1960

This program includes a menu, program of events and the words to The Symphony of Alpha Chi Omega.

Judy Wanzer to Delta Kappa Alumnae Letter, June 23, 1961

Judy Wanzer to Delta Kappa Alumnae Letter, June 23, 1961

Julia Wanzer (Delta Kappa, Sam Houston State University) provides an update about chapter activities for alumnae.