Downer women aid America's fight for victory by knitting, making bandages, donating blood, selling and buying war stamps and bonds, and giving donations to the Red Cross. Many graduates join the various women's branches of the service, and the occupational therapy department cooperates with the government by offering concentrated summer courses.
Department of Occupational Therapy work with the military
in a Northern Ireland hospital ward, November 1942.
of the service, 1943.
Rally on January 12, 1944, which raises $18,931.05.
This money purchases a P.T. plane that has
"M-DC" inscribed on an inside plate, a flying
jeep, a walkie-talkie, and a motorcycle.
Milwaukee-Downer students of the 1940s squeeze in their studies between Freshman Days, Missionary Fair, Hat Hunt, Lantern Night, German Christmas Play, the traditional Christmas Play, the Junior Promenade, Freshman Rally, Senior Promenade, May Play, Colors Day, Regatta, Founders' Day, Fall Mixer Dancer, Christmas Carnival, Montebanks Theater, and Cabaret.
of the Junior Prom on January 13, 1940. The
Crystal Ballroom of the Schroeder fills with the
sounds of Stephen Swedish playing the favorites
of the moment, "All the Things You Are"
and "In the Mood."
In recognition of high scholastic standards in the liberal arts curriculum, Phi Beta Kappa establishes the Delta Chapter at Milwaukee-Downer College.