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DEDICATION: Brother Fidelis Andrew

(moderator, Collegian; founder of the Explorer Yearbook; died in fall, 1941): pp. 4-5


Mention of stricter graduation requirements: p. 18 Lay professors who are department chair (Biology, Roland Holroyd; Accounting, William Howe; History, Ugo Donini; Economics, Joseph Flubacher; Business Law, Crawford; Insurance, Allen; Finances, Henry.): p. 24-25 Vigilantes: p. 41, 43 "Little All-Americans" (Thorick, Bynon, Mandarino): pp.72 and 76


Bro. Emilian James (President): p. 18

Bro. Elesbaan Felix (Vice-President): p. 19

Bro. Gerardian Joseph (Registrar): p. 19

Bro. George Lewis (Dean): p. 19

Bro. Edward John (Bursar): p. 19

Bill Bynon (Honorable Mention): p. 76

Frank Thorick ("Third Explorer in four years to be named to the first team of the national Little All Americans"): p. 76

Mike Mandarino (Honorable Mention in his Junior year): p. 76

Jim Henry: p. 78

Charles "Obie" O'Brien: p. 80

Charles McGlone: p. 84

Joseph Swoyer, Class of 1942: pp. 35 and 84

Photo of "Pete the Barber": p. 36


Chapel Windows: p. 61


World War II p.37 Articles and pictures from newspapers during that time.

Press Conference: pp. 54-55

Picture of various orders of nuns for the Press Conference: p. 55

Hale America Program: pp. 56-59

Junior Week (including Tug-O-War): pp. 60- 61

Freshman Initiation: pp. 64-65


Freshman basketball team wins 17 out of 18 games, named best in the city

Football: pp. 72-79

Basketball: p. 80-85

Hockey: pp. 86-87

Track: pp. 88-89

Tennis: p. 90

Swimming: p. 91

Clubs and Organizations

Glee Club ("formally disbanded during past year"): pp. 26 and 42 and 46

Collegian (School Newspaper): p.39, 44

Explorer (Yearbook): p. 44

"Colophon" (Literary Magazine): p. 39, 44 Economics Club: p. 45

Italian Club: p. 46

Science Club: p. 46

Masque (Drama Club): pp. 46 and 68-69

Radio Forum: p. 47

Debating Club: p. 48

Premedical Society: p. 48

French Club: p. 48

German Club: p. 48

Sigma Phi Lambda (Fraternity), nicknamed "the Frat": p. 49


Data initially organized by Bro. Joe Grabenstein, January 2007. Date entered by Stephen C. Childs [student worker], March 8, 2008. Additional data entered by Jen McShane [student worker], February 9, 2009. entered into digital commons by Alex Palma [student worker], September 11, 2012

Explorer 1942

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