Bill Dow

 

Bill Dow, the primary student organizer of the project.
Bill Dow, the primary student organizer of the project. RD Slide 155

“Bill’s legacy is deep, enduring, and ongoing. While I knew it was something special then, now I can only marvel at Bill and all the people affected by the Vanderbilt SHC summer fairs.” — Frank Pacosa

 

Will Campbell and Bill Dow.
Will Campbell and Bill Dow. RD Slide 460

 

“We formed a [baseball] team and played against the community teams—I remember getting really peeved at Bill Dow, our physician and founder of the ASHC, because he’d make me finish writing up my charts before I got to play ball.” — Rebecca Joffrion Ingle

 

A group of students waiting for dinner. Includes Bill Dow in the foreground, Dr. Pete Moss sitting on the edge of the porch with light blue shirt and khaki pants. Others include Sara Graf, Margaret Ecker, Tod L'Hommedieu and Ron Massey. RD Slide 154
A group of students waiting for dinner. Includes Bill Dow in the foreground, Dr. Pete Moss sitting on the edge of the porch with light blue shirt and khaki pants. Others include Sara Graf, Margaret Ecker, Tod L’Hommedieu and Ron Massey. RD Slide 154

“His admonition to always question and look deeper for motives especially when dealing with people in power was a class you could not find in any university catalog but Bill taught it, lived it, and breathed it.” — Frank Pacosa

 

“As the summer moved along, Bill Dow made one of the few miscalculations during his long tenure with the SHC – he thought it might be a good idea that I would act as one of the co-leaders for 1971-72.” — Joe Little

 

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