Although the alumni have not been very active in the past, they are
now organized as the "Polytechnic Alumni" and intend to take an
enthusastic and important part in school affairs.
All graduates, and students who have attended Poly for a year or
more are eligible to membership.
Their names have only to be signed to
the list of alumni and they are doubly loyal and royal "Polyites!"
The annual meeting of the Alumni will be held at the school
auditorium on May 10th, when the officers for next term will be
The officers for this year were:
Edward GOLDMAN, president, and Marie FORMAN, secretary.
Many changes have taken place
among the alumni. Here are just a few.
SQUIRES, well known Polyite and Harold PEERY, a graduate of the
class of June, '21, who was prominent in the rescue work on board
the ill-fated "Alaska," are bound for the Orient as wireless
operators on the "Empire State."
The engagement of Miss Margaret
WULZEN to Mr. Harold SAMUEL has been announced. Both are graduates
of Polytechnic and Miss WULZEN will soon be a graduate of the
University of California also.
marriage of Miss Mildred BUSH, who graduated with the class of
December, '21, to Mr. Wallace GROOM, took place at the bride's home
on St. Patrick's Day, March 17th.
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas ATKINSON are
residing at their home in Burlingame. Mr. ATKINSON is now a very
TOMLINSON has announced her engagement to John EMMONS and the
wedding will take place in the near future. Both are former students
Ruth HEROLD and Helen KING are
training to be nurses at the St. Francis Hospital.
Dorothy BRIDGETT is attending the
California School of Fine Arts, where she is specializing in
designing. She hopes to be a modiste some day.
Eileen ECKSTROM, Edice BEACH and Rita
WADE are at Munson's School for Private Secretaries and intend to
enter the business world in a short time.
Rosine KAELDER is now Mrs. T.A.
HUGHES. Mr. HUGHES owns and runs the Hughes Printing and Publishing
Company, on Polk Street.
Edwin GABRIEL undertakes the task of
doing most of the printing for Poly.
Miriam ELSASSER, Janet PARKER and
Florence LEVY are following in the footsteps of our faculty. They
are studying to be teachers as the San Francisco Teachers; College.
Bernice BROWN, of the class of
December, '21, intends to leave some time this summer for New York,
where she will continue to study ballet, under a prominent dancer.
Her mother, Mrs. Thomas BROWN, will accompany her.
Roderick CASSIDY, President of the
Student Body in the spring term of '21 has been devoting a great
deal of his time to the organizaton of De MOLAY. He now has a
position with the State Railroad Commission.
Pauline EINGSTEIN occupies a position
of great responsibility at "Gumps." She is the manager of "Gump's
Workshop" and has working under her several girls who received their
first art instruction at Polytechnic.
Helen LEE, of the class of June. '19,
has graduated from art school and now has a splendid position as an
interior decorator, with the firm of Martin and Fredericks.
Agnes SMITH, of December '21, is
teaching the primary grade at the Michelangelo School.
The social event of this term was the
dance given on Saturday night, April 22nd, at Sorosis Hall.
Invitations were extended to all Poly graduates, former pupils,
friends and under graduates, and, true to their old spirit, over 250
of them were there; brimful of enthusiasm, gossip and excitement at
seeing one another again. In fact there was so much excitement, that
the music was but an "echo in the distance" during most of the
eveing, while joyous feet danced to the chatter of renewed
acquaintances. Representatives from graduating classes as far back
as 1904 were present, two members of this class traveling from their
homes down the peninsula to be there.
Among those present at the dance were:
Elizabeth M. DAHL
E. Shotwell GOELLER
Marjorie Wale KRESS
Esther Beicke FOX
Ruth Lynn JOHNSON
Dr. Archie McGUINNESS
Dr. Elwood FRATES
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas ATKINSON
Mr. and Mrs. Elmer ANDERSON
Dr. and Mrs. Robert FRATES