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Documents and Press Articles

See enlargement of '63 Commencement Program in PDF

(Original supplied by Cam Schutte)

  Below is a list of other "rare documents" that we have recovered. Much of these will be available here for viewing in 2017, and others will follow in this ongoing project where research continues.


Southwest Alma Mater Pledge

Southwest Parent's and Student's Social Guide 1962-63

Text of SW Cheerleaders' Six Primary Cheers

Formal Commencement Invitation Card
and required entry ticket to SW auditorium

Listing of "Indian Highlights"
such as Red Skin Revels, Christmas Vespers, Senior. Play, etc.

Class of '63 short essay submissions for "Young America Speaks"
published by the National Essay Association

Program of National Honor Society Induction Ceremony
Southwest Auditorium - May 3, 1963 - with listing of pageantry and music

Articles from Time ('57), Newsweek ('57), and The Ladies' Home Journal ('63)
listing Southwest among nation's top high schools

Various '63-related Kansas City Star articles

And more.