50s Snapshot 1950

  • What was hot: playing bridge
  • What was not: blue jeans
  • Favourite spot on campus: Students’ Union, Queen’s Tea Room
  • Favourite Kingston haunt: Freddie’s on University Ave. for coffee and a donut
  • Most popular courses and professors: accounting and economics with Professors Reg Smails, Ev Smythe, Lorne McDougall and Frank Knox.
  • Most famous classmates: the Honourable John Crosbie, BA’53, former federal cabinet minister and lieutenant governor of Newfoundland and Labrador
  • Fashions: ties to class and year jackets.

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