The people and places of Dickinson College

Bowling at the Y
photograph courtesy of the Dickinson College Archives

This photograph is of the 1941 women's intramural Bowling Team in action at their "home" lanes at the old YMCA in downtown Carlisle (see photograph below).

The team was split that year between sophomores and junior with a total of around eleven women making up the two teams.  Ruth Coleman, captain of the Sophomores is the woman watching for results at the extreme right of the picture above.  Other team members are listed below.

Janet Thornly
Elizabeth G. Townsend
Shirley Tanner
Louise Dalton


Norma Gardner
Meta Chadwick
Mary Coleman
Other sophomore team members in 1941 included Ruth Coleman and Marjorie Husselton

The old YMCA building in 1998

Karl Holzer

Dickinson Microcosm 1941 and 1942
Cumberland County Historical Society