7 images. Rotary Club of Covina with foreign students, 03 March 1952. W. Fred Lavelle, Covina; Vladimir Almendinger, Czechoslovakia; Friedrich Wagner; Miss Ursula Schmitz, 17; Jean Le Blanc; Antero Lehto; Susana Yen; Mario Faustino; Glenn P. Allen, Covina; Jutte Larsen; Elizabeth Hullmoine; Franz Lehbruner; Alain Zang; Ann Ellis, Palm Springs; Chico Bing; Roberta Poliak, Palm Springs; Midori Arai; Jill Chalfont, Palm Springs; Carl Munson, Covina; Miss Mette Mathieson; Hushang Pezeshkian; Bill Yeager, Covina; Mario Faustino Dos Santos e Silva; Oliver Corbin, Covina.; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Mercurio. Date: 1952-03-03. Reporter: Ostler. Assignment: Rotary Club of Covina and Presentation of 'Visa Pins'. 62-63: L - R: Rotarian District Governor Fred Lavelle; Mount San Antonio College student Hushang Pezeshkian, 24, of Iran who is seen receiving 'Visa Pin' from Rotarian Bill Yeager; Pomona College student Mario Faustino dos Santos e Silva, 21, and president of Covina Rotary Club Oliver Corbin. Students were given membership in the Visiting International Students Association sponsored by the rotary. In Southern California, there are 186 foreign students of which 52 are in the Valley area. The students are taken into the various homes there they live for short periods of time. So far this year these two boys have lived in five different homes".; Supplementary material reads: "Visa students hailing from four different countries find a common language, English, in which to exchange their thoughts. (In checkered shirt) Jean LeBlanc, born in French Morocco of French parents; next to him, Antero Lehto, of Finland; Susan Yen, Shanghai, China and Mario Faustino, of Brazil. Le Blanc is a student at Chaffey College, sponsored by Rotary of Ontario; Lehto is a student at San Diego College; Miss Yen is attending Redlands University and Faustino, Pomona College, sponsored by Covina Rotary Club. Negative. Two girls and man seated at table. Glenn P. Allen, member of the Orange Rotary Club and Jytte (?) Larsen, Visa student attending Scripps College, under the sponsorship of the Pomona Rotary Club, watches as Elizabeth Hullmoine, Visa student from Germany signs scroll paying tribute to W. Fred Lavelle, governor of District 162 Rotary International. The scroll was later presented to Lavelle at the Shadow Mountain Club Saturday night marking the conclusion of the three day annual Rotary conference in Palm Springs".; Supplementary material continues: "Carl Munsen, Covina Realtor and Rotarian of the city who sparkplucked the original Visa student sponsored by a Rotary Club in that organization's district 162 is shown conversing with three Visa students. They are left to right: Victor Ruiz, 24, whose home is near Lima, Peru and is now a student at Orange Coast College near San Clemente; Miss Mette Mathieson, 21, Oslo, Norway, attending Scripps College, sponsored by the Fawnskin Rotary Club of Big Bear. Munson and Hushang, Teheran, Iran, attending Mt. San Antonio and sponsored by Covina. Sunbathing and swimming at the lush Shadow Mountain Club at Palm Desert was one event none of the visiting Visa students did not miss. Pictured from left to right are: Franz Lehbruner, 21, six months in this country from Austria. He is attending Claremont College under the sponsorship of Claremont Rotary Club; Alain Zang, 21, of Paris, France, student at California State Polytechnic at San Dimas sponsored by Rotary, Baldwin Park; Ann Ellis, daughter of Palm Springs Rotarian C.R. Ellis; Chico Bing, 26, Manila, student at San Diego College, sponsored by Rotary of San Diego; Roberta Poliak, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. B.H. Poliak, Palm Springs; Midori Arai, 21, Japan, Chaffey College, sponsored by Chino Rotary and Jill Chalfont, daughter of J.R. Chalfont, Palm Springs Rotarian".; Supplementary material continues: "Friedrich Wagner, 21, Visa student at Claremont Men's College, attending under the sponsorship of the Rotary Club of Azusa 'takes five minutes from a meeting' to chat with beautiful Miss Ursula Schmitz, 17, born in Germany but now living near Mexico City with her parents. She is a student at Fullerton College under the sponsorship of the Rotary Club of Anaheim. W. Fred Lavelle, Covina, president of Rotary International, District 162, is shown above, acknowledges his thanks to Visa students and members of Rotary clubs in his district as he accepts scroll of tribute signed by Visa students. Handing him the scroll are Vladimir Almendinger, Czechoslovakia, student at Fullerton College under the sponsorship of Orange Rotary Club and Miss Susana Yen, student at Rendlands University sponsored by the Rotary Club of Redlands".