|The Queen of May, Jackie Jones (DeLozier) with Jerry Walker, King of May.|
|Jackie Jones (DeLozier)|
In the early 1960s when I was teaching at Gardner-Webb (then Junior College), one of my duties was planning and supervising the May Day activities. In 1961, the theme of the May Day Program was "Alice in Wonderland", and I worked with a talented group of students who presented an outstanding program. I've captured some stills from a home movie of the festivities. Black and white photos are courtesy of Gardner-Webb University.*
|Photo from The Anchor, courtesy of Gardner-Webb University.|
|Gale Weeks escorted by Jim McSwain.|
|Doris Hartley escorted by Joel Walker.|
The flower girl and crown bearer.
|Crown Bearer, Rickie Griffin and Flower Girl, Robin Stikeleather (Harpe).|
|Alice (Gail Hall).|
|Gail tweaks White Rabbit (Photo from The Anchor, courtesy of Gardner-Webb University).|
|The White Rabbit (Bill Mauney).|
|Tweedle-Dee & Tweedle-Dum, Becky Taylor & Bobbie Oates (Photo from The Anchor, courtesy of Gardner-Webb University.)|
|Queen of Hearts, Carol Lou Hamrick and her court (Photo from The Anchor, courtesy of Gardner-Webb University.)|
|Dancers for the Maypole Dance.|
|Carol Lou Hamrick (left) and I unwrapped the May Pole after the festivities were over.|
*Many thanks to Brad Vaughn of Gardner-Webb University Alumni Relations for locating and sending me photos of this event from The Anchor of 1962.