The Southern Collegian, Special Mock Convention Issue, May 1968 (periodical)
Washington and Lee University
College student newspapers and periodicals
Barkley, Alben William, 1877-1956
Brown, Preston R. (Preston Rice), -1967
Washington and Lee University. Mock Convention, 1968
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This item contains 1 PDF file. This is Issue number 4 of Volume 92 of the journal, The Southern Collegian -- "A Quarterly Magazine of College Life in the South." It is labeled as the "Special Mock Convention Issue."Page 1, the front cover, includes a picture of the floor during a past Mock Convention. The text is, "The Southern Collegian, A Quarterly Magazine of College Life in the South, Special Mock Convention Issue, May 1968, Volume 92, Number 4, 75 cents."Page 2, the inside front cover, is an ad for The College Inn: "Lexington's answer to 'Tom Jones.'"Page 3 has five ads: The Barn Dinner Theatre (Roanoke VA), Dixon's Esso (Rockbridge County VA), Schewel's (Lexington VA), Rule Volkswagen, Inc. (Staunton VA), Lee-Hi Truck Stop (Rockbridge County VA).Page 4 announces the dedication of the 14th Mock Convention to Tommy Mac Baremore, 1946-1968.Page 5 (labeled page 3) includes the table of contents, list of staff members, statement of ownership, and the statement that it's been "Published in Virginia, since 1868."Page 6 is an ad for Pres Brown's ("The Traditional Shop"). It's not stated in the ad but the store was located in Lexington VA and Pres Brown (Preston Rice Brown) graduated from W&L in 1942.Page 7 is an ad seeking subscriptions from parents to The Southern Collegian. The advertised price for the four issues of 1968-69 was $2.50.Page 8 (labeled page 5) is an article, "Washington & Lee's 14th Mock Convention," providing an overview of the Mock Convention -- it's history and importance.Page 9 is composed of 5 ads: Terrace Crossroad Mall (Roanoke VA), Shenandoah Electric Company (Lexington VA), Radio Hospital, Jackson Barber Shop (Lexington VA), Phi Delta Theta (the W&L fraternity).Page 10 (labeled page 7) is the beginning of an article entitled, "Four Years of Preparation for Two Days of Activity," by Bob Entzminger. The article continues on subsequent pages, ending on page 15 (labeled page 12). This page includes a picture of the Presidential seal, a photo of Puerto Rico's float from the 1964 parade, and a photo of Dr. Walter Judd (the keynote speaker at the 1964 Mock Convention).Page 11 (labeled page 8) continues the article, "Four Years of Preparation for Two Days of Activity," by Bob Entzminger. There are two photos. One includes Dr. Walter Judd and the other is a photo of Philip D. Sharpe (Chairman of the 1964 Mock Convention).Page 12 (labeled page 9) continues the article, "Four Years of Preparation for Two Days of Activity," by Bob Entzminger. There are three photos: the elephants from the 1964 parade, the donkey from the 1956 parade, and Dr. Walter Judd with Congressman Richard Poff, posed on one of the elephants.Page 13 (labeled page 10) continues the article, "Four Years of Preparation for Two Days of Activity," by Bob Entzminger. There is one photo from the 1964 parade which the caption describes as, "an ersatz Lexington mafia" escorting "Mr. Ed Side, proprietor of the local art film emporium . . ."Page 14 (labeled page 11) continues the article, "Four Years of Preparation for Two Days of Activity," by Bob Entzminger. There are three photos: Governor Claude R. Kirk (from Florida and denoted as "Keynoter"), Henry Bellman [sic] (should be Henry Louis Bellmon, from Oklahoma; denoted as "Platform Speaker"), and Congressman Bill Brock (from Tennessee, denoted as "Grand Marshall").