Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 19: Students
Series 09: Biography
1948 GRADUATING CLASS
1948 GRADUATING CLASS: Photograph
[Back row] Jane Burkhart, Ida MacLewis, Charleen Lewis, Margaret Blair, Raymond Sturgill, Mary Ruth Bird, Betty Huff, Ann Metcalf, Alberta Turner,
[front row] Melvin Coots, Mary Garrett, Hobart Wilder, Clela Sergent, Owen Lewis, Birdie Tipton.
[NOTE: Above information on the Seniors of 1948 comes from Dorothy Nace. This does not reconcile with the “Class of 1948” found in the Pine Cone listed below.]
1948 GRADUATING CLASS: Names
(?? *duplicates 1949 GRADUATING CLASS ??)
Bobby Jean Johnson*
[list is incomplete]
1948 GRADUATING CLASS: Excerpts, Senior Calendar of 1948-1949
5 — Registration Day. Freshmen arrive, bag and baggage.
6 — Picnic Lunch at Big Log Lean-to. First Dancing Party.
7 — Classes begin.
11 — “The Lodger” Movie about a wayfaring stranger who terrified West Wind girls.
22 — No baths! Water low in the reservoir.
25 — Heigh-ho, Come to the Fair. Richard Chase here. A Santa-climax to the fair as St. NIck arrives at Pine Mountain prematurely in movie, “House on 34th Street.”
26 — Sermon by Dr. Luther Ambrose, Berea College. Hike to Jack’s Gap. Vespers piano recital by Mr. [Arthur] Dodd.
29 — Senior class meeting for organization.
1 — Trip to Kingsport, Tennessee, to see Freedom Train.
3 — Geese first seen heading south. Seven seniors also try their wings.
4 — Sans seven seniors.
7 — Rain !!!!
9 — “The Razor’s Edge.”
10 — Girls vs. boys in ball game.
13 — First edition of THE PINE CONE. [for that year?]
15 — Mountain Day and dancing party.
16 — Playground Party. Mrs. Barry and Mr. Scoville, here.
17 — Vespers talk by Mr. Scoville [Alice Berry’s father] on nature. More rain!! and then snow!!!
25-27 — Miss Gadd and Miss Averil here for folk dancing.
30 — Mrs. McLean here for dancing party.
31 — Chapel talk by Dr. McLean, Transylvania College. Candlelight Vespers. Boys fight forest fires.
2 — Election Day. Dewey wins, but only at Pine Mountain.
5 — Co-op Play.
6 — Hallowe’en Party and Pie Supper, First issue of THE SPECTATOR, weekly news supplement of THE PINE CONE.
11 — Armistice Day. Announcement of Thanksgiving Vacation.