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Car Wash

Volume 8, 1960

Size: 9 x 12 inches

Total pages: 222
  -in color: 0

Theme: Knowledge: The Binding Tie of School Days

Other Notes:
Only cover to include a photograph until 1987.

Includes senior group photo (2-page, B/W)

People who brought their cars in for fundraising car wash received complimentary "Blue Chip Stamps."

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Volume 9, 1961

Size: 9 x 12 inches

Total pages: 304
  -in color: 4

Theme: Numbers

Other Notes:
El Rancho Unified School District created this year.

First full-color page in an ER yearbook: two-page photo of the front of the school.

Book store established on campus this year.

Swimming pool built on campus this year.

Includes a two-page layout about the "Faculty Square Dance."

Includes senior group photo (two-page, B/W).

Includes photos of graduation ceremonies (How'd they do that?).

Varsity Football won CIF championship.

1st year boys allowed to attend performance of Co-Ed capers show.

Includes a Gun and Rod Club, described as follows: "If hunting and fishing are your oyster, the Gun and Rod Club is for you. It provides an excellent chance for you to improve your aim and casting. Several campout trips were planned and executed throughout the year."

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Volume 10, 1962

Size: 9 x 12 inches

Total pages: 264
  -in color: 0

Theme: Individualism

Other Notes:
As part of theme, two-page layouts dedicated to famous "individualists" Abe Lincoln, Frank Lloyd Wright, Leonard Bernstein, Wilma Rudolph, Babe Ruth, and John Dewey.

New Sports: Girls Archery and Girls' Swimming.

New Club on Campus: Guitar and Ukelele Club.

Includes a photo of the "Club of the Year" Plaque with winners back to 1959.

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Girls' Speedaway

Volume 11, 1963

Size: 9 x 12 inches

Total pages: 304
-in color: 2

Other Notes:
Includes some "tinted" photographs.

2nd ER yearbook to include "process color" pages: a two-page photograph of the front of the school.

Sports: Girls Field Hockey replaced with "Speedaway."

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Volume 12, 1964

Size: 9 x 12 inches

Total pages: 295
  -in color: 2

Other Notes:
Includes two-page spread dedicated to assasinated U.S. President, John F. Kennedy.

Includes color two-page group photograph of the Senior class.

Class of 1964 was the first and (so far) only ER class to win "Class of the Year" four years in a row.

Includes photo of first female ER principal, Julie Ellis, when she was the first female ASB President.

1st appearance of the Key Club.

Includes an El Rancho Auto Show.

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