Interview with Marcia Webb Lecke
QUESTION 16
INTERVIEWER:

CAN YOU TELL US ABOUT THE YEARBOOK, ABOUT HOW THERE'S ONLY TWO PAGES OF PICTURES OF …

Marcia Webb Lecke:

I think when one looks at the 1958 yearbook, and there's only um, four pages of pictures, about the year, and there's not a single picture which suggests anything that's sensational, or negative, or uh, there's not a picture of a mob. There's not a picture of um, anything you see in history books, or uh, newspapers, the ones that were in the newspapers at the time. And there is a letter from the principal, who had a son in the class, and I think that reflects, also, the attitude of the administration, that um, we need to accentuate the positive, about the year, because there were so many good things about the class of '58. And I think the yearbook shows that that's what they wanted to be remembered. Of course, as a history teacher, I think it's so ironic, that that's how they want it to be remembered, and then how it is in the history books today, and I've brought it up to the present again, and you didn't want me to do that. Oh well. You want me to …