University Day announcement, 1940


Photograph (dated September 11, 1940) of a radio broadcast announcing that September 28, 1940 would be designated as "University Day," a civic tribute to the University of Scranton by the Scranton Chamber of Commerce. A key part of the University Day celebration would be a football game between Scranton and Davis Elkins College. In the foreground, Rev. Peter K. Emmons of Westminster Presbyterian Church is being interviewed by John Groller of WGBI. Standing, from left to right, are John Cuff (University public relations), Russell Morgan (Scranton Rotary Club), Dr. John H. Dyer (superintendant of Scranton schools), Fred J. Huester (Mayor of Scranton), Bro. Eliseus Leonard, F.S.C. (University president), Gordan Evans (Scranton Chamber of Commerce) and Rabbi Arthur Buch (Temple Israel)

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