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DEDICATION: Rev. Mark Heath, O.P.: p. 4


Executive Board: p. 24

Photo of annual review: p. 20 (bottom)

'56 Follies: p. 89

Evening Division: pp. 114-122


Ken Hager: pp. 1-2

Bro. Erminus Stanislaus (President): p. 6

Bro. Daniel Bernian (Vice-President): p. 6

Bro. Donatus Vincent (Dean of Arts and Sciences): pp. 7, 19-20, 51, 127

Bro. Didymus John (Dean of the College): pp. 7, 15

Bro. Gregorian/Gregory Paul (Dean of the Evening Division): p. 7

Bro. David Cassian (Dean of Business): p. 7

Bro. Gerardian Joseph (Registrar): pp. 8, 15

Bro. Edward John (Bursar): p. 8

James J. Henry (Director of Athletics): p. 8, 15, 57

Rev. R. Mark Heath (Chaplain): pp. 9, 14, 21

Secretaries, Nurses, Librarians, of La Salle : p. 10

Joseph F. Flubacher, Professor of Economics: p. 13

Roland Holroyd, Professor of Biology: p. 15

Daniel J. Rodden, Assistant Professor of English, moderator of the Masque: p. 17, 37

Bro. Edward of Mary: p. 19

Bro. Dominic Augustine, moderator of student council and National Federation of Catholic College Students: pp. 23-24, 50

Bro. Ephrem Celementian, moderator of the EXPLORER: p. 33

Peter Boyle (Bro. Francis de Sales): p. 38

Bro. Florence Christopher, moderator of Fabrician Society and Alpha Epsilon Delta: p. 39

Jim Pollard (Basketball Head Coach): p. 58

Robert C. Ames: pp. 59, 64-65, 94

Joe Smith (Head Soccer Coach): p. 67

Hank DeVincent: p. 67

Joe Kirk (Swimming Head Coach): p. 68

Frank Wetzler (Cross Country Head Coach): p. 70

Major Herbert Fleck (Head Coach): p. 71

Tom Curran (Crew Head Coach): pp. 72-73

Frank Wetzler (Track Head Coach): pp. 74-75

Frank Hoerst (Manager): p. 76

Hank DeVincent: pp. 76, 78

Bob Courtney (Golf Head Coach): p. 79

"Pete the Barber": p. 82

Anthony Battaglia, Class of 1956: p. 94

Henry George DeVincent: pp. 67, 76, 78, 95

Leon Ellerson, Class of 1956: p. 96

Gerard W. McEntee, Class of 1956: p. 99

Joseph P. O'Grady, Class of 1956: p. 101


St. Albert and St. Bernard Residence Halls: pp. 2-3, 18

Our Lady of Lourdes Shrine: pp. 5, 21, 90

Statue of St. John Baptiste de La Salle: p. 11

Leonard Hall Cafeteria: p. 86

Tiered Classroom (Sceince Room Lecture): p.87

Robert C. Ames, Class of 1956: pp. 59, 64-65, 94


"You and Marriage": pp. 20, 48, 51 (most Philadelphia Catholic colleges represented)

--"Person to Person" Clothing Drive for Korea: p. 22

Blue and Gold Ball: p. 23

Annual Military Ball: p. 49

Photo of Outdoor Religious Function: p. 21

Military Ball: p. 88

Lenten Retreat: p. 90

Sophomore Week (initiated 1954): p. 91

Junior Week: p. 91

Christian Brothers Receiving Master's Degrees in Arts/Religion: pp. 92-93

Founder's Day: pp. 124-125

Senior Week: p. 126

Graduation: p. 127


Varsity club: p. 55

Praefectus Club (Sports Team Managers Club): p. 55

Basketball: pp. 58-65

Soccer: pp. 66-67

Swimming: pp. 68-69

Cross-Country: p. 70

Track: pp. 74-75

Baseball: pp. 76-78

Golf: p. 79

Intramurals: pp. 80-81

Clubs and Organizations

Student Council: pp. 22-23

Evening Division Student Congress: p. 25

COLLEGIAN (School Newspaper): pp. 26-27 Sociology Club: p. 28

Pi Delta Phi (French Culture Club): p. 28 Education Society: p. 29

International Relations Club: p. 31

EXPLORER (Yearbook): pp. 32-33

Il Circolo La Salliano (Italian Club): p. 29

Le Cercle Claudel (French Club): p. 30

History Club: p. 31

Gavel Society (Debate Club): p. 34

Psychology Club: p. 34

Masque (Theater Club): p. 35-37

Christian Brothers' Scholasticate Dramatics Club: p. 38

Alpha Epsilon Delta (A.E.D./AED) (National Pre-Medical Society/Pre-Medical Honor Society): p. 39

Fabrician society (Pre-Medical Society): p. 40

College Glee Club: pp. 41, 124

Brothers' Glee Club: p. 41

Chymian Society (Chemistry Club): p. 42

Newtonian Society (Physical Science Club): p. 42

Evening Division Science Club: p. 43

Accounting Association: p. 44

Industrial Relations Commission: p. 45 (founded in 1954)

Marketing Association: p. 46

Society for the Advancement of Management (SAM): p. 47

Alpha Phi Omega (Fraternity): p. 48

Caisson Club: p. 49

National Federation of Catholic College Students (N.F.C.C.S./NFCCS): p. 50

Family Life Committee (on ticket): p. 51 (top)

Sigma Beta Kappa (Fraternity): p. 52-53

Benilde Club (Potential Religious Vocations Club): p. 54

Benilde Glee Club: p. 54

Rifle: p. 71

Crew: pp. 72-73

Reserve Officer Training Corps (R.O.T.C./ROTC): pp. 84-85


Data initially organized by Bro. Joseph Grabenstein, February 5, 2007. Data entered by Stephen Childs [student-worker], April 8, 2008. Additional data entered by Jen McShane [student worker], February 26, 2009. Additional data entered by Samuel Pickard [student worker], September 7, 2012. Entered into digital commons by Alex Palma [student worker], November 6, 2012.

Explorer 1956

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