Thursday, January 20, 2011


These early photos of the Fraternity were donated to The Museum of the San Fernando Valley by Br. Jerry Berns in 2009.
 Br. Jerry Fecht speaks at the Fall 1959 "Smoker". Note the Phi Delt banner in the background.
 Photo 2304
 Newly initiated Br. Dave Clancy, I believe with his parents, at a Parents Day. This may have been taken at the Oxnard House before Beta Chapter was formed - U.S. Grant High School under construction in the background. Photo 2305.  Br. Clancy was the first Pledge Master of Beta Chapter.

 Popular disc jockey Dell Moore speaks at an early Phi Delta Psi "Smoker". In the background is the Bob Harnow quartet. This group inspired our guys to form their own quartet. Photo 2306

 Br. Ted Quillen speaks at the Fall Smoke 1959. Ted was the first honorary initiate of the Fraternity. He was a big time LA disc jockey on Radio KFWB.  Photo 2307

 Br. Jerry Fecht speaks at the Fall 1959 "smoker". Note the handmade Phi Delta Psi letters on the crest on the podium.  Jerry was the 6th President of the Fraternity. Photo 2308

7th President of the Phi Delta Psi Fraternity, Br. Rowland LoBianco Jr. Speaking at a Rush Smoker in 1959. Photo 2309.

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