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DEDICATION: St. John Baptist de La Salle (50th Anniversary of Cannonization): pp. 4-5


Class Ring: pp. 128-129

Pennant: p. 130

Class Officers: p. 131

Out-of-Towners (La Salle Students from outside fo Philadelphia): p. 153

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Bro. Gregorian/Gregory Paul (President): pp. 8, 22, 145

Bro. George Lewis (Vice-President): pp. 9, 21

Bro. Erminus Stanislaus (Dean): pp. 9, 22, 23

Bro. Gerdian Joseph (Registrar): pp. 10, 20

Bro. Edward John (Bursar): pp. 10, 19

Joseph Flubacher, Professor of Economics: p. 16

Roland Holroyd, Professor of Biology and Dean of Faculty: p. 19

Howard Hammum: p. 18

Robert D. Dieroff, Class of 1950: p. 52

Laurence M. Foust, Class of 1950: p. 61

Ellwood E. Kiesler, Jr., Class of 1950: pp. 78, 154

John V. McIntyre, Class of 1950: p. 88

John P. Stanton, Class of 1950: p. 114

James P. Tuppeny, Class of 1950: p. 118, 193-4 (Photo: p. 193, 194)

Joseph T. Verdeur, Class of 1950: p. 118

In Memoriam: Nicholas A. Marano: pp. 124-125

Peter Finley: p. 133

Bro. George Thomas: 134 (picture bottom left), 148 (picture top), 149 (picture top)

Bro. Elesbaan Abdon, picture top: p. 141

Bro. Florence Christopher, picture top and bottom left: p. 142

Bro. Florus Bernardin, bottom right picture: p. 146

Bro. Dominic Augustine, picture bottom: p. 148

Elmer Brock: p. 149

Bro. Didymus John, picture top: p. 152

Bro. Erminus Stanislaus, picture top: p. 153

Bro. Ferdinand Cyril, picture top: p. 161

Athletic Team Coaches: pp. 172-173

  • James J. Henry (Director of Athletics): p. 172
  • Joe Kirk (Swimming Coach): p. 172
  • Ken Loeffler (Basketball Coach): p. 172
  • Jack Bratten (Crew Coach): p. 173
  • Dr. Max Guzikowski (Golf Coach): p. 173
  • Frank Wetzler (Track and Cross-Country Coach): p. 173 and 193
  • Bill Haeffner (Baseball Coach): p. 173
  • Art Condon (Tennis Coach): p. 173
  • Frank Wetzler: p. 193

    James Tuppeny: p. 193-194


    Chapel Window: p. 157


    Junior Week: pp. 138-139

    Walter Lister, Managing Editor of the Bulletin presents the College newspaperman's award to Bro. Gregory/Gregorian Paul, picture top right: p. 145

    "Effort Day" held in March, offered aid overseas p. 148

    The Harvest Dance: pp. 150-151 (paid tribute to Bro. E. Felix, Professor Emeritus of Education)

    Basketball team's Appearance in National Invitational Tournament pp. 178-187

    Joe Verdeur (U.S. Olympic and World Champion): p. 188


    Soccer: pp. 174-75

    Cross-Country: p. 176

    Golf: p. 177

    Basketball: pp. 178-187

    Swimming: pp. 189-192

    Track [Mid Atlantic Champions]: pp. 193-195

    Baseball: pp. 196-198

    Tennis: p. 199

    Crew: p. 200

    Intramurals: pp. 201

    Clubs and Organizations

    Student Council: p. 134

    Accounting Association: p. 135

    Bridge Club: p. 136

    Le Cercle Claudel (French Club): p. 137

    Chymian Society (Chemistry Club): p. 140

    Doernenburg Society (German Club): p. 141

    Fabrician Society (Pre-Medical Society): p. 142

    The Gavel (Debate Club): p. 143

    The COLLEGIAN (School Newspaper): pp. 144-145

    Glee Club: p. 146

    Historical Society: p. 147

    National Federation of Catholic College Students (N.F.C.C.S.): p. 148

    Interracial Commission: p. 148

    National Student Association (N.S.A.): p. 149

    Newtonian Society (Physical Science Club): p. 152

    Philosophy Club: p. 154

    The Podium (Music Club): p. 155 (sponsored first dance of college season)

    Photographic Society: p. 156

    Masque: p. 159

    Radio Workshop: p. 160

    Sigma Beta Kappa (Fraternity): p. 161

    Blue and Gold Ball: pp. 162-163

    Social Science Club: p. 164

    Spanish Club [created 1949]: p. 165

    Varsity Club: p. 166

    Praefectus Club (Athletic Team Student Manages): p. 167

    The EXPLORER (yearbook): pp. 168-169


    Data initially organized by Bro. Joe Grabenstein, February 1, 2007. Data entered by Stephen Childs [student worker], March 19, 2008. Additional data entered by Jen McShane [student worker], February 16, 2009

    Explorer 1950

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