Tulsa Central High School
Index to the 1910 Tom-Tom
Submitted by: Priscilla Arnold
Opened in 1917, the old Central High School at Sixth Street and Cincinnati Avenue was a city beauty spot. It was the second largest High School in the nation in 1937-38 with an enrollment of 5,169.
Tulsa Central's school annual (yearbook) is named the Tom-Tom. Copies of many of the old annuals are found in the reference section of theCentral Library, Tulsa, OK.
p7 To Tulsa High School Faculty Especially MR. Robert R. Short the 1910 Tom Tom is Respectfully Dedicated Photo, High School Building, p8 Photo, J.G. Masters Supt, p9 Board Of Education: p10 Mr. A.W. Belt Dr. E.C. Reed Mr A.Y. Boswell Mr. Charles T. Reuter Mr. S.W. Marr Mr. J.I. Gillispie Mr. Dan Hunt Mr. A. A. Bumgarner Photo, Mr Frederick J. Katz. Principal, p11 Photo, Miss Edith E Finlayson (Latin), p 12 Photo Miss Crete Museller (English), p12 Photo Mr. R.R. Short (Science), p12 Photo Miss Eunice M. Robards (German), p13 Photo, Miss Ethelyn N. Albert (Mathematics), p13 Photo Miss Effie Stephens (History), p13 Photo Miss Leon Kate Sparks (English) p.13 The Hall Of Fame, p15 Lellah Gordon Lillian Shereck Alice Wilson Riale M'Lane Loyd Essley Olive Porter Frankie Colley Florence Heald Gladys Stebbins Gail Swartz George Murphy Fay Argue Willie Eilson Twyleah Springer Corrine Carter Grace Chartier Hilda Jones Louise Kerstetter Helen Alvey Mabel Archer Nellie Burroughs Class Officers p.16 ABBREVIATIONS T. Tennis B.B. Basket Ball F.B. Foot Ball E. Editorial Staff Societies: S. Senate A. Acorn At. Athenian C. Castalian B.Z. Beta Zeta V. Lillian Shreck (president) Florence Rebecca Heald (Vice-President) Loyd Essley (Secretary and Treasurer) Photo, V. Lillian Francis Schreck (B.Z., T.E), p17 Photo, Florence Rebecca Heald (B.B., V., A., T., E.), p17 Photo, Loyd G. Essley (At. Sec.), p18 Photo, Frank Charlotte Colley (S., T., E.,), p18 Photo, Gladys LaBelle Stebbins (E., B.Z., T.), p19 Photo, Fay Doris Argue (E., B.Z., B.B., T.), p19 Photo, Hilda Glenn Jones (E., B.Z., T.), p20 Photo, Helen Louise Alvey (C., T,), p20 Photo, Twyla Opal Springer (S.E.), p21 No Photo, Grace Chartier, (T., C., E.) p21 Photo, Lellah Marie Gordon (E., A.), p22 Photo Louise Kerstetter (E., B.Z., T., E.), p22 Photo Riale P. McLane (F.B., A.F.), p23 Photo Mabel Archer (C.), p23 Photo Nellie Buroughs (A.), p24 Photo, Willie Craig Wilson (A., T.), p24 Photo Olive Porter (B.B., T., A., E.), p25 Photo, Lillian Alice Wilson, (B.B., T., C.) p25 Photo, Gail Swartz (A.), p26 Photo Corrine Carter (C.), p26 Photo George E. Murphy (F.B., B.B., B.Z.), p27 Class Poem p28 Class History* p29-31 Class Prophecy* p32-33 Junior Cass p35 Officers: Mabel Butts President Florence Braymer Vice President Mona Scott Secretary and Treasurer Roll: Mabel Butts Lois Lee Marie Fagan Mona Scott Jane Neeves Hattie McDowell Bruce McAllister Mac Rupp Nancy Younkman Clara Pitt Grace Shields Itolia Roberson Florence Morrison Irene Delaney Grace Wilson Fredrica Probst Mattie Yonkman Jessie Miles Heber Smittle Alta Taylor Myrtle Dunlap Kathleen Chastain Florence Braymer Lillie Davis Ida Chamberlain Ruth Thomas Mary Frederick Sarah Cummings Elizabeth Kiper Photos of Junior Class p 36 Junior Charactertstics* p37 Senior Characteristics As Seen By The Juniors* p38 Sophomores: p40 Officers: President David Livingston Vice President Kate Rankin Secretary John Curran Treasurer Venetta Jones Photo, David Livingston President, p41 Photo Kate Ranken Vice President p41 Photo John Curran Secretary p41 Photo Venetta Jones Treasurer p41 Photo, Sophmore Class, p42 With The Sophomores(descriptions*) p43-45 Lists: David Livingston Kate Rankin John Curran Venetta Jones Hume Hayes Mary Gerner Dayton Bullington Effie Bliss Bruce Martin Esther Hoss Perry Erwin James Cross Warren Snyder Cassie Holloway Frank Schreck Eudora Mitchell Don Roy Florence Colley Jessie Bullette Charlie Setser Ethel Setser Emma Rilla Johnson True Foster Bethel Cone Ella Neet Lena Johnson Ralph Baker Annabelle Lammer Loyd Brush Laura Horton Hugh Simmons Opal Wilcockson Early Cass Rosa Butler Helen Ford Freshman Class Photo, p47 Photo, Cramond Wakefield (President) p48 Freshman-The Historian p49* Ne_Ne-Hofra-The Curious -by Kate Ranken p50-54 T.H.S. Primer p55-56 The School Girl's Paslm Of Life p57 To Mr. Short* p58 Science Department* p59 Article I, Section 8* p60 Ode to Physics p61 Parody on Hear Dem Bells p62 Alumni Notes* p63 The announcement has been made of the engagement of Miss Nellie Neves ('05) to Mr. Chas. Roiser, of this city. The marriage will take place June 1st. Miss Francis Sleeper ('05) has moved with her parents to Oklahoma City. Miss Eva Torbet's ('07) home is now San Angelo, Texas. Ivan Romig ('07) is running a college supply store at Tallequah. Misses Emily Lewis ('08) and Lucile Elingwood ('09) are students at the Chicago University. Don Anchors ('08) wrote and staged "The Coachman" here ladt winter. Understand he is in Kansas City studying and gathering material for another drama. Myrl Koons ('07) is in Indianapolis, Indiana, studying to become a Kindergarten teacher. A. Ray Wiley ('09) and Young Mitchell ('09) are attending the State University. Mr. Maurice Rushmore ('09) is in the offices of the Oklahoma Iron Works. Miss Nellie Holloway ('08) and Mr. bert McLane ('08) are students of the Tulsa Business College. Mr. Otis McClintock ('09) is in the offices of the Gulf Pipe Line Co. Miss Mary McKinley is having success as a music teacher in tehis city. Ewell Schoffiied ('08), Paul Wilson ('08) and Pearl Alexander ('07) are students at Kendall. Mr. Roy Ruggles ('08) is an a down town drug store. Mrs. Hazel (Rike) Dickerson ('06) has made her home in this city. Geraldin Braymer ('09), Nellie Bullitte ('09), Alta Cass ('09), Ruby Henderson ('09), Zetta Isenberger ('07), Florence McNicholl ('08), Belva Mitchell ('05), Margurite Moran ('09), Kate North ('09), Edna Ruggles ('07), Dencie Stibbens ('06), Erith Thurman ('09), Valing Yeager ('09), have their homes in this city. Heron Fountain ('09) is attending the M. U. The following have become "Schoolmarms:" Ruth Fesslie ('08), Rosa Graffirs ('08), Anna Graffirs ('09), Mildred Jones ('07), Irma Koons ('08), Irma Moore ('09), Doris Probst ('08), Elsa Probst ('09), Ruth Trees ('06), Iva Wikhiser ('08). Guy Johnson ('09) is in the grocery business in this city. Roy Mors ('05) is living in Sapulpa. Mary Nickelson ('07) was attending Hardin College, but left on account of sickness. Miss Jessie Mitchell ('08) has been studying at the Chicago University. Photo, Boy's Debating Club, p65 Athenian Debating Society: p66 John Curran David Livingston ** Officers: First Semester Second Semester President Bruce McAllister Don Roy Vice President David Livingston Lloyd Essley Secretary Heber Smittle John Curran Treasurer and Sergeant-at-arms Perry Erwin Perry Erwin Critic Hume Hayes Hume Hayes Members: Riffe Webb Don Roy John Curran Hume Hayes David Livingston Harold Delaney Heber Smittle Charlie Setzer Frank Malcom Bruce Martin Richard Hitchens Reamer Loomis Warren Snyder Charlie Fox Frank Davidson Forest Kramer Price Colley
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