Edward T. Matheny, Jr.: History of Southwest High School, Revisited

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Civic leader and Southwest graduate Edward T. Matheny Jr. takes a fond look at his alma mater. Matheny is the author of two books on the history of Southwest High School, The Rise and Fall of Excellence and Once More with Feeling.
Sunday, January 29, 2012
2:00pm @ Central Library

“Every son and every daughter bears thy hallowed name; far above all others, always thou shall bring us fame. Southwest! Southwest!”

Edward T. Matheny, Jr., a civic leader who graduated from Southwest High School in 1940, takes a fond look back at the proud past of his alma mater. Matheny is the author of two books on the history of Southwest High School: The Rise and Fall of Excellence and Once More with Feeling.

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