History 1950s


    1950s:  Circle Park Derby

    Began in 1935, the Derby had grown to become the largest event on campus.


     1950s Derby - Skit

     Skit during 1950s Derby.   See more Derby photos in Photo Galleries.



    1954: Helps Install Memphis State

    * Several Beta Sigma alumni members were active in the founding of the undergraduate chapter at Memphis State:  Dr. Roland H. Myers, '35W.W. Mitchell, '35 (who served as President of the Memphis Alumni Chapter);  Robert H. Parish, '26;  and Grand Praetor Frank N. Myers, '50.