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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1944 - Exes in Service. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. October 21, 2014. http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/10764/show/10729.

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Students of the University of Houston. Houstonian 1944 - Exes in Service. Houstonian Yearbook Collection. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. Retrieved from http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/10764/show/10729

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Students of the University of Houston, Houstonian 1944 - Exes in Service, Houstonian Yearbook Collection, Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries, accessed October 21, 2014, http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb/item/10764/show/10729.

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Title Houstonian 1944
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
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  • University of Houston
Language English
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Digital Collection Houstonian Yearbook Collection
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/yearb
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://info.lib.uh.edu/about/campus-libraries-collections/special-collections
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Title Exes in Service
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Students of the University of Houston
Caption The Houstonian is the official yearbook of the University of Houston.
Subject.Name (LCNAF)
  • University of Houston
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript ^J~la$hbctck. . . 1942 The Houstonian of 1942 was dedicated to students who gave their lives to the service of their country . . . The Student Council sponsored weekly song fests and carried on bond and stamp sales ... In 1942, Sherwood Crane came back from Student Government Convention held in San Antonio with the title of President of Texas Student Government Association . . . The Cougar sponsored the first Varsity Varieties, all-student musical, on December 5, 1941; it also established a school spirit plaque, which was awarded in 1942 to the Cougar Collegians . . . The Society of Engineers had the largest men's club on the campus . . . The Choral Club was presenting monthly concerts ... In 1942 the Co-Ed-Ettes Club was organized; the club fulfilled a definite need; the girls held dances for servicemen throughout the year . . . The first class of Navy men graduated February 27, 1942 . . . Red Masque Players gave Once in a Lifetime, Dark Victory, and Smilin Through; tbe pix above from the 1942 annual shows Lela Blount as the tragic heroine of Dark Victory ... In the fall of 1942 the Downtown Business School was begun, and in May the large Recreation Building was completed; was immediately put into the service of the Navy men on the campus . . . People of America read in the papers of Stalingrad's successful withstanding of the German siege, and Eisenhower became recognized as a true military strategist by leading the Allied invasion of North Africa.