Our photo desk is still going over the vast library of material released by François Marchal (see this post).
We thought we’d pass along a couple more excerpts, these from the 1959-60 yearbook, a half-century ago, and the twilight period of the Villa as a French-language school. (By the by, clicking through on the images will get you to an original-size picture with better detail.)
One is struck by the humor suggested in the skiing shots and the fact that VSJ basketball pre-dated the Americanization of the school. The long-held belief that Villa basketball reached its apex a decade later, with the likes of Stephen McClintic, Tom Booth, Mike Litton (all ’68) and Anson Dorrance (’69) must now be revisited.
— the editors