September 19, 1947.
Faculty Changes (Cont.)
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the resignation of Dr. Noble B.'
McEwen. Having received her
Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum
laude from Greensboro College and
her Master of Arts degree from
Duke University, Miss Welch will
have her Doctor of Philosophy de-!
gree conferred in the Spring of 1948.
Miss Welcli left Lee Edwards
High School in Asheville to take
her position at Salem.
Miss Welch has been well known
for her work in dramatics, and
particularly in the field of original
drama. Several of her own dramas
have been published and produced
on many stages across the country.
Miss Anna J. Closser
Miss Anna J. Closser of Waynes-
burg, Pennsylvania has been ap
pointed head of the Home Economics
Department. Miss Closser received
her Bachelor of Science degree at
Pennsylvania State College, her
Master of Science degree at Teach
er’s College, Columbia University,
and has accomplished considerable
work toward her doctorate degree
at Columbia University.
In her field, she has emphasized
nutritions and foods. During the
past several years. Miss Closser was
head of the Department of Home
Economics at Mushingum College in
Miss Closser is at present work
ing on an “Anthology of Foods”.
Formerly, she has collaborated in
publishing a ^syllabus on “The
Family” and has published another
work, “The House and Its Furnish-
Dr. Howard Hall
Dr. Howard Hall has been ap
pointed to the position of professor
of English and acting head of the
English department. This appoint
ment fills the vacancy created by
the sudden death of Dr. Pearl Will
Dr. Hall was born in England
and attended Eton Academy. He
received his Bachelor of Arts degree
from Capetown University, Union
of South Africa. At that time he
was away from England with his
father who was attached to the con
sular service. Soon afterwards he
returned to London, and there he
took his Master of Arts degree
from Oxford L'niversity. Dr. Hall
had his Doctor of Philosophy de
gree conferred at Heidelberg Uni
versity in 1923. In all his graduate
work Dr. Hall has specialized in
English and philosophy.
After receiving his degree from
Heidelberg, Dr. Hall accepted the
professorship of English at Canton ,
University, Canton, China. Later, I
he became professor of English at
Shanghai University for nine years. |
He was interned by the Japanese
in 1941, and shortly thereafter he
escaped to Burma with some of his
colleagues, where they were rescued
by British and American coldiers.
Now Dr. Hall has become a nat
uralized citizen of the United States.
He received his first American
appointment as professor of English
and history at San Eafael Military
Academy, San Eafael, Cal. As well
as being highly qualified in English
literature, history, and philology, is
an expert linguist, speaking Chin
ese, Japanese, French, German, and
Spanish. He comes to Salem from
the English staff of Stanford Uni
Manuel Bromberg, Hot Springs,
Va. has been appointed to replace
Kenneth Evett, who lef^ Salem to
become he%d of the Kendall Art
Foundation, Hot Springs, Va.
Mr. Bromberg, who is a native of
Cleveland, Ohio, graduated from the
Cleveland School of Art and con
tinued study in art at Colorado
Springs Fine Arts Center. He has
also studied with Boardman Robin
son, Henery Poore, Adolf Dehn and
Lawrenece Barrett. His teaching
experience includes the secondary
schools in Cleveland and the Colo
rado Springs Fine Arts Center, where
he taught college students, teachers,
and professional artists. Among the
places in which Mr. Bromberg has
exhibited are the San Francisco
Museum, the New York World’s
Fair, Chicago Institute of Art, Whit
ney Museum, Pennsylvania Aca
demy of Fine Arts, National Gallery
don, Beaux Arts of Paris, and Lux-
of Canada, National Gallery of Lon-
The new art professor has had
his paintings reproduced in Gallery
of Great Paintings, the New Yor
Times, Life Magazine, Art and the
Armed Forces, The Art Digest, Mad
emoiselle, and Parnassus.
During the war, Mr. Bromberg
was United States Army war artist
for the European theatre. His work
is included in the permanent collect
ion of the War Department in
Washington, D. C., and as a result
of his work he received the Legion
of Merit Award.
For the past several months, Mr.
Bromberg has been associated with
the Kendall Art Foundation.
The Salemite has finally obtained
access to a camera and a photo
grapher. This means bigger and
better and more pictures for the
paper. What we need now is a
student who can develop films.
There is a darkroom and the neces
sary equipment in the science labor-
tory. Anyone who has had any pre
vious training in developing and
printing negatives is requested to
contact Peggy Gray, associate ed
itor of the paper, at her room, 308
Bitting Dormitory or in the Salemite
office. The position of assistant
photographer in this capacity is in
urgent need of a candidate.
'Continued from page one'
Technician. . .
The rest of the ’47’s are “just
working ’ ’ like Connie Scoggins, and
Ruth Hayes, or taking life easy . . .
Janie Mulhollem writes from Spruce
Creek, Penn., that she will stay
there till cold weather then go south
ward, where she will do church sing-
inug and hotel solo work . . .
For another fifteen minute brief
ing period, courtesy of answering
your mail, tune in February 1948.
•Your announcer is Virtie Stroup.
Continued from page five)
car. The flagman eagerly put down
his lantern and assumed the self-
appointed role of guide, pointing
out the gambling houses for which
the New Orlean vicinity is noted.
The Mississippi was narrow where
we crossed, but still lovely beneath
the full moon. Tired But Happy,
we crawled into our swaying berths.
Tomorrow - - - Texas!
(Ed. note: this is the first of a
series of articles by Carolyn Taylor
and her collaborator a"nd fellow-
traveler, Janie Morris, inspired by
their tour of the U. S. this summer.)
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