Helen Harbour Young

Helen Harbour1943
Helen Harbour2006

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Being Chosen a Campus "Beautie"

"Phyllis Copeland was Miss Drake and she's right next to me on my right ... We had quite an event ... where each sorority picked a candidate and I remember the contest was in the women's dorm and we wore a formal and a suit."
Interview, Spring 2006

Having a Boyfriend at Camp Dodge

"I don't remember whether he enlisted or was called up, but he was at Camp Dodge for awhile. And the Drake girls would go out to Camp Dodge for dances. As I remember, we rode out in a truck."
Interview, Spring 2006

Class During War Time

"I remember during the war, we were on war time, so it was dark when we went to class."
Interview, Spring 2006

Student Teaching Memories

"I had to do grade school and high school ... [and] rode the streetcar to Polk Boulevard ... I had a wonderful time, both my teachers were great."
Interview, Spring 2006

Getting Pinned at Sorority Dinners

"Well, Monday night was sorority night and fraternity night and we'd have dinner at the house. If somebody got pinned, then they would pass a box of chocolates and the fraternity would come and serenade."
Interview, Spring 2006

Campus Life

"We could have dinner and dance and go to a movie for a dollar a piece."
Interview, Spring 2006

Campus Life

"The Orpheum downtown was a favorite theatre, and of course we went by streetcar because students didn't have cars as a rule."
Interview, Spring 2006

World Events

"We had an all University conference in, what's now Sheslow, and we heard Franklin Roosevelt declare that this was the day that would live in infamy."
Interview, Spring 2006