CHAPTER 5Awe of the Stars
- He studies hard,
- And recites easy.
- No matter what’s up,
- He’s always busy.
Poem about BOB GREENLEAFfrom the 1921 WILEY HIGHSchool yearbook, The Red Pepper.
When Bob’s Aunt and Uncle Parkhurst visited Terre Haute again in 1917, they took a renewed interest in their 13-year-old nephew, and invited him to ride back to Marengo, Illinois to spend the summer. He immediately accepted, and this time he got to ride in a “modern” automobile that carried him north to exposure to another universe:
This was my first venture into the “educated” world, a radical break from the working class environment that had surrounded me up to that time. With the introduction of photography, astronomy was 56 burgeoning at that time and the ...