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DEDICATION: Bro. Erminus Stanislaus (President): pp. 6, 8, 54


Bro. Erminus Stanislaus (President): pp. 6, 8, 113

Bro. Daniel Bernian (Vice-President/Dean of Students): pp. 9, 15, 54

Bro. Gerardian Joseph (Registrar): pp. 10 and 18

Bro. Edward John (Bursar): p. 10

James J. Henry (Director of Athletics): pp. 10, 17, 94

Rev. Mark Heath (Chaplain): pp. 10, 11

Bro. G. Robert (Dean of Arts and Sciences): p. 12

Bro. David Cassian (Dean of Business Administration): p. 12

Bro. Gregorian/Gregory Paul: pp. 12, 76

Joseph F. Flubacher, Professor of Economics: p. 16, 32

Roland Holroyd, Professor of Biology: p. 18, 34

Daniel J. Rodden, Assistant Professor of English: p. 22

Annual Blue and Gold Ball, photo (top): p. 27

Ron Vaccara (Future Brother): p. 30

Chymian Society (Chemistry Club): p. 31

Hugh Scott: p. 37

James Pie (La Salle Alum): p. 37

Dorothy Day (Pacifist): p. 41

Wsevolod Isajiw: p. 41

John Coogan, short story specialist and La Salle alumnus was a speaker: p. 42

Bro. Florence Christopher, moderator for Alpha Epsilon Delta: p. 50

Richard W. Slocum, receiver of : p. 54

Fred Latchet: p. 66

Dean of the Evening Division (Bro. Gregorian/Gregory Paul): p. 76

Evening Division COLLEGIAN Staff: p. 80

Evening Division EXPLORER Staff: p. 80

Evening Division Senior Class Officers and Representatives: p. 81

Wives of Graduates: p. 91

Coaches: p. 94

  • Frank Wetzler: p. 94
  • Jim Pollard: p. 94
  • Joe Kirk: p. 94
  • Tom Curran: p. 94
  • John Smith (Trainer): p. 94
  • Al Lewis: pp. 96, 98-99, 102-103

    Joe Smith: p. 105

    Joe Kirk (Head Coach): p. 108, 110

    Tom Curran: pp. 111-113

    Frank Hoerst: pp. 115-117

    Frank Wetzler (Head Coach): pp. 118-119

    Ira Davis (Olympic Qualifier): pp. 118-120

    Art Condon (Head Coach): p. 122

    Captain Fleck (Head Coach): p. 124

    Frank Wetzler (Head Coach): p. 125

    David Beebe, Class of 1957 (Future La Salle University Chaplain): p. 130

    Bro. Francis DeSales (Peter Boyle), Class of 1957: p. 134

    Frederick J. Leinhauser, Class of 1957: p. 137


    Leonard Hall: pp. 4 and 25

    Student Union Building: p. 4

    Two new dorm buildings completed in the summer of 1956, St. Cassian Hall and St. Denis Hall: p. 4

    Campus Store: pp. 4 and 66

    New Chapel Building: p. 5

    New Business Administration Building: p. 5

    Sacred Heart of Jesus: p. 7

    Chapel in College Hall: p. 7

    Leonard Hall Cafeteria: p. 67


    Dr. John Lukacs Addressing Students: p. 25

    Madri Gras Dance: pp. 46-47

    Alpha Phi Omega (Fraternity): p. 48

    Kappa Mu Epsilon (Mathematics Honor Society): p. 49

    COLLEGIAN (School Newspaper): pp. 54-55

    Junior Week: p. 65

    Senior Stag Nite: p. 82

    Fall Frolic: p. 86

    Winter Dance: pp. 87 and 88

    Communion Breakfast: pp. 89-90

    PH.T. Degree: p. 91

    Family Forum: p. 91

    Christian Brothers Receiving Master of Arts in Religion Degrees: pp. 128-129

    Memorial: Thomas A. Halloran (Died December 11, 1956): p. 165


    Mascot: p. 95

    Tom Beckett (Mascot), Class of 1958: p. 95


    Varsity Club: p. 53

    Senior-Faculty Basketball Game: p. 82

    Basketball: pp. 95-104

    Freshman Basketball: p. 104

    Soccer: pp. 105-107

    Swimming: pp. 108-110

    Crew: pp. 111-114

    Dad Vail Varsity Champions: p. 113

    Baseball: pp.115-117

    Track: pp. 118-121

    Tennis: p. 122

    Golf: p. 123

    Robert Courtney (Head Coach): p. 123

    Rifle: p. 124

    Cross-Country: p. 125

    Clubs and Organizations

    Student Council: pp. 26-27

    Executive Board: p. 28

    Accounting Association: p. 29

    Benilde Club (Potential Religious Vocations Club): p. 30

    Economics Club: p. 32

    Education Society: p. 33

    Fabrician Society (Pre-Medical Society): p. 34

    History Club: p. 35

    Industrial Relations Commission: p. 36

    International Relations Club: p. 37

    Society for the Advancement of Management (S.A.M./SAM): p. 38

    Newtonian Society (Physical Science Club): p. 39

    Psychology Club: p. 40

    Sociology Club: p. 41

    Alpha Epsilon Delta (Honorary Pre-Medical Society): p. 50

    Gavel Society (Debate Club): p. 51

    Glee Club: p. 52

    EXPLORER (Yearbook): pp. 56-57

    Masque (Theater Club): pp. 58-59

    Caisson Club: p. 60

    Reserve Officer Training Corps (R.O.T.C./ROTC): pp. 61-63


    Praefectus Club (Sports Teams Managers Club): p. 64

    German Club: p. 68

    Anselm Hall Glee Club: p. 70

    Marketing Association: p. 69

    Evening Division Industrial Relations Society: p. 77

    Evening Division Society for the Advancement of Management: p. 77

    Evening Division Marketing Association: p. 78

    Evening Division Accounting Association: p. 78

    Evening Division Science Club: p. 79

    Evening Division Student Congress: pp. 84-84


    Data initially organized by Bro. Joseph Grabenstein, February 5, 2007. Data entered by Stephen Childs [student worker], April 11, 2008. Additional data entered by Jen McShane [student worker], March 4, 2009. Entered into digital archives by Alex Palma [student worker], December 11, 2012.

    Explorer 1958

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