"Personals" - What Now? [Part 1]

May 1923
  • Elizabeth R. Bender, class of 1888, did missionary work in Japan for several years before she had to return due to health problems. She went on to take charge of the New York District of the Women's Foreign Missionary Society, whose offices were located at 150 Fifth Avenue NY.
  • Anna M. Geiger Heckman, class of 1897, became the wife of the District Superintent of Harrisburg District, Central Pennsylvania M. E. Conference.
  • Mrs. Mary Love Collins, class of 1902, was the National President of Chi Omega Sorority.
  • Mabel B. Kirk, class of 1905, tutored in Atlantic City and spent a summer at Eagles Mere, Pa.
  • Linda Ebbert, calss of 1908, hosted the May meeting of the Dickinson Alumnae Club of NYC this year.
  • Beulah O'Hara Van Blarcom, class of 1910, was president of the Dickinson Alumnae club of New York City.
  • Dr. Julia Morgan, class of 1911, completed two years as an intern at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital. Upon culmination, she sailed to China where was to engage in language study for a year, and serve as the connection to the Sleeper-Davis Hospital, Peking.
  • Rachel Beam, class of 1914, taught Biology at Commercial High School, which was located in Brooklyn.
  • Bess Pengelly (Hazelton), Claire Coleman (Punxsutawney), Isabel Coleman (Paoli), and Esther Caufman (Carlisle), members of the class of 1919, all went on to become teachers at the locations indicated in parentheses.
  • Mary Bagenstose, class of 1920, returned to her hometown - Orwisgsburg, Pa. to teach at the local High School.
  • Wilda Shope, class of 1921, received her A. M. from the University of Pennsylvania and went on to teach Latin in Clearfield High School.
  • Margaret Wingerd, class of 1921 as well, married Harold Hocker.
  • Ruther Dotte (Mt. Holly, NJ); Ruth Herb (Mt. Carmel, PA); Eleanor Blackburn (Milton, WV); Madeline O'Donnell (Friends School, Baltimore); Elizabeth Bratton (Kane, PA); Esther Shellenberger (Swedesboro, NJ); Ruth Brumbaugh (Altoona, PA); Dorothy Kurtz (Altoona, PA); Helen Scott (Hummelstown, PA); Edith Robinson (Watertown, CT); Lulu Howard (Quakertown, PA); Phebe Sharp (Carlisle, PA) and Mildred Starner (Carlisle, PA), all members of the class of 1922, went on to teach at the respective locations.


Location of Document in Archives
Dickinson Alumnus May 1923