Sept. 28, 1937: A tiger cub embraced Roy Jennier of the National Zoological Park in Washington. The cub was one of about 300 specimens gathered by the National Geographic Society and carried to the United States via freighter for observation, study and entertainment. The one-year expedition was not without its hazards — twice, a seven-foot “dragon lizard from the island of Komodo” escaped its pen and required four crew members to recage him. Photo: The New York Times
GIFTS FROM HIM AND HER
ABOVE: To please a man on your last-minute list, give him men’s cologne Christmas wrapped by Lentheric.
Wire photo dated December 23, 1959.
Conga chains are quite popular and all the service men join in for a session.
Wire photo dated January 27, 1943.
Flowing beard of Silas Dent isn’t a holiday masquerade. Lonely wastes of Cabbage Key are home to Florida’s “Santa Claus,” who with his abundant beard, sparkling eyes and kindliness is real-life counterpart of popular conception of Saint Nick. Carol McCrea, Pass-a-Grille, regards him fondly.
Wire photo dated December 22, 1944.
At left, Martha Clarkson turns her hose on a car and gets assistance from (from left Patty Booth, Paula Cunningham and Tweetie Clarkson). At right, Tweetie does some final polishing.
Wire photo of Suncoast Church Youth Group dated April 11, 1967.
Bessie Swift shows Greg Herrmann some of the butter churns [at the Pioneer Florida Museum], one of which was donated by Mrs. Hazel Wirt.
Wire photo dated September 6, 1970.
Preparing a Welcome for Youth Witness Caravan
Senior High Methodist Youth Fellowship members at Pasadena Community Church prepare their Outer Rail Coffee House for the visit next week of the Youth Witness Caravan from First United Methodist Church of Shreveport, La. Sitting on couch are Madeleine Comegys, Brenda Tauscher and Clara Alonso, with guitar; Victor Yingst with peace symbol; while Debbie Kelsey and Liz Kecton repair the spider web.
Wire photo dated July 23, 1969.