Fullerton College: A Pictorial History

Taken from the 1933 Torch Annual, this montage shows college students and faculty during FJC’s twentieth anniversary year. Enrollment had risen to 512. Before the Depression in 1929, work was plentiful and lucrative in Fullerton, but jobs became extremely scarce with the economic downturn, and attendance at FJC grew rapidly as competition for skilled jobs grew. By this time, three loan funds had been established for those who wanted to continue their education beyond the Fullerton Junior College: the Junior College Scholarship, the Kiwanis Loan Fund, and the Pan Hellenic Loan Fund. All funds except the Pan Hellenic were loaned without interest until the student had completed his/her education and started employment