Members of the Grand Council pose together at the 1961 Grand Convention in Pasadena, California. From left to right, they are Maxine Blake, Mary Esther Van Akin, Joan Sutton Knox, Kitty Bolt Wilson, Virginia Neal Blue, and Helen Glenn.
National Panhellenic Delegate Virginia Jacobsen (left) and Grand President Maxine Blake pose together at the 1961 Grand Convention in Pasadena, California.
Dean Sarah B. Holmes, Chapter President Carol Dorton, Grand President Maxine Blake, and Marta Rankin Porter, state membership chairman for Kentucky and chapter adviser, greet one another at a tea in honor of Blake. Blake was visiting Beta Psi Chapter to speak at a Panhellenic Day luncheon.
Members of the 1969-1971 Grand Council sit around a table during one of their meetings. They include Maxine Blake, grand president; Mary Esther Van Akin, grand vice president of collegiate chapters; Lucille Renner, grand vice president of collegiate chapters; Lois Staker, grand vice president of alumnae; Isabel Jochems, grand secretary; Betty Pitzer, grand treasurer; and Virginia Jacobsen, delegate to the National Panhellenic Conference.
Grand President Maxine Blake (seated in the center) and four unidentified members pose together at the 25th anniversary celebration for Gamma Eta Chapter.
Grand Vice President Mary Allen and Grand President Maxine Blake present the charter for Epsilon Tau Chapter to Jenny Jones, chapter president, and Mrs. Thomas Black, president of the Nashville Alumnae Association.
Members of the Grand Council of Alpha Delta Pi pose in the Adelphean Room at Wesleyan College. From left to right, they are Helen Glenn, grand secretary-treasurer; Maxine Blake, grand president; Helen Murray, grand vice president; and Lilita McCorkle, grand vice president.
Patricia Shaw, delegate from Alpha Theta Chapter, and Virginia Jacobsen, president of Lambda Province, enjoy the 1941 Grand Convention at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia.
Grand President Maxine Blake poses with three unidentified Epsilon Rho Chapter members at their chapter installation on May 4, 1968.
Maxine Blake served as the Grand President of Alpha Delta Pi from 1948-1977.
President William Everett Derryberry of Tennessee Technological University looks at the new Epsilon Psi Chapter charter with Marilyn Edwards, chapter president, and Alpha Delta Pi Grand President Maxine Blake.
Virginia Friese Jacobsen served as the National Panhellenic Conference delegate from 1961-1981, during which time she was a strong advocate for the passage of a bill that exempted social fraternities and sororities from Title IX.
From left to right, Grand Council members Helen Glenn, Maxine Blake, and Lilita McCorkle pose in evening gowns during the 1948 Grand Convention in Spring Lake, New Jersey.
Grand First Vice President (later Grand President) Maxine Blake sits by a reflecting pond during the 1941 Grand Convention at The Homestead in Hot Springs, Virginia.
Retiring Grand President Maxine Blake (seated at left) is named Grand President Emeritus upon her retirement at the 1977 Grand Convention in Palm Beach, Florida. Other Grand Council members, from left, are Mary Currier Allen, Mary Bull Mason, Helen Burkhart Prehn, Lucille Barksdale Renner, Mary Esther Hedley Van Akin, Virginia Friese Jacobsen, Betty Braun Pitzer, and Virginia Rosenberg Stafford (seated).
Blake writes about Peggy Post Jr. (Helen Worboys O'Neil), assistant society editor of the Seattle Post Intelligencer. A portrait of O'Neil is included.
This article announces that Jeanne Hetherington has been named "Canteen Dream Girl" of the Northwest.
Kennedy highlights the achievements and projects of individual members and chapters. Several photographs accompany this article.