Tanya is Valya Terry’s sister.
From the January 24, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Tanya Terry’s birthday is listed as on February 28.
From the October 25, 1940 Mar-Ken Journal:
Tanya Terry was elected Vice-President of the Freshman Class.
From the Mar-Ken 1940 Primary & Junior High Yearbook:
Tanya leaves her ‘figure’ to another student in the Yearbook’s “Last Will & Testament.” She contributed a section on the seventh and eighth grade study unit, “Women of America.” In another story in the Yearbook about the class going bicycle riding in Griffith Park, it reads: “Tanya had never been on a bicycle before and she was having a hard time. She didn’t get to ride at all. However, Tanya was a swell sport about it.”
From the Mar-Ken 1941 Yearbook, as a Freshman:
Tanya Terry claims New York City as her birthplace, 1926 being the exact year. She is of Russian decent, and has the ambition to become a great artist. Tanya recently won an Art Scholarship. This young lady loves to travel, is an ambitious helper in class activities, and an ardent worker in her classes.
From the Mar-Ken 1942 Yearbook, as a Sophomore:
A composite Russian-American, Tanya was born in Brooklyn on February 26th. She has a second year scholarship at the Otis Art Institute and is a magnificent artist. Her favorite book is “Wuthering Heights”, while her favorite classic is the “Second Movement of Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony”.
From the September 28, 1942 Mar-Ken Journal:
•Tanya Terry was elected Secretary of the Junior Class on September 18.
•SUMMING UP THE SUMMER: Tanya Terry was kept busy at her job at the Thrift and went to summer school.
From the 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook, as a Junior:
“Caught off Their Guard:” TANYA TERRY – punching a hole in her canvas with her paint brush.
From 1943 Mar-Ken Yearbook; Junior Crossword Puzzle:
As Secretary of the class, you’ll always see her rushing through her notes about the last
Tanya was Secretary of her Sophomore Class.
From the Mar-Ken 1944 Yearbook, “Transvia,” as a Senior:
Name: TANYA TERRY
From: New York City
Destination: Furtheration of art study
Description: Enthusiastic and very energetic
General Data: Is pleased with a fireside on a rainy night, but Displeased by poor interpretation of Russian music.