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Attending Howard University Dental Clinic


Under the inspiring leadership of Mrs. Finlayson, the parents are greatly interested in the program to correct the health defects of the pupils. This group shown are leaving the school to attend the Howard University Dental Clinic. They are Mrs. Charlotte Smith, John Allen, Emma Duckett, Clinton Jackson, Robert Hinton, James Beals, Sandra Allen, Chris Richmond, Jacqueline Simons, Marilyn Aston, Lavern Young, Mrs. Inez Young, and Mrs. Viola Carter.

Attending the Private Dentist


Through the efforts of the principal of the Birney School, arrangements have been made for the examination of the pupils' dental defects not only by the clinic but by the services of a private dentist-Dr. Leonard Altemus. In the photograph are Susan Marshall, Elaine Thomas, Carol McElrath, Marie Nelson, and Howard Shorter. The parents accompanying them are Mrs. Estelle Shorter and Mrs. Susie Ward.
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