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[Home movie]

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[Home movie]
Date
approximately 1938-1940
Description

Personal camera footage likely taken by a member of the Class of 1940. The original film was transferred to cassette before being gifted to the library; thus, the image quality is poor. Includes scenes of the college in winter and spring, the Athletic Circle gardens, Sunset Lake, the Shakespeare

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[Home movie]

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[Home movie]
Date
1939
Description

Personal camera footage taken by Margaret (Loose) Krell, Class of 1939, and her friends and family. There are many scenes of campus during winter, including Taylor Gate, Thompson Library, Sunset Lake, Skinner Hall, the Vassar Chapel, Main Building, the Residential Quad, and Alumnae House, as well as

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[Home movie]

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[Home movie]
Date
1935-1936
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Personal camera footage shot by Frances White Field (VC 1936) including winter scenes of the college, students smoking, convocation, an anti-war protest, and the 1936 commencement

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[Home movie]

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[Home movie]
Date
1931-1935
Description

Archival footage taken by Elizabeth S. Brooks (VC 1935). The first 2.5 minutes is footage of the Vassar campus from approximately 1931-1933, including a trolley running on Raymond Avenue, Vassar Lake, and views of the exteriors of various college buildings. The following 30 seconds are likely Brooks

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[Home movie]

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[Home movie]
Date
1935
Description

Archival footage taken by Elizabeth S. Brooks (VC 1935) and her family. Begins with the Class of 1935 walking in the commencement procession, followed by a brief clip of Brooks feeding goldfish with a Vassar friend. Next is footage of the 1935 Alumnae Parade beginning with the Class of 1885 and

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[Home movie]

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[Home movie]
Date
1949 May
Description

Personal camera footage of Vassar campus in spring 1949. Includes footage of Skinner Hall, the Shakespeare Garden, and Class of 1951 Daisy Chain

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[Home movie]

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[Home movie]
Date
1934
Description

Personal camera footage of campus and the academic procession on commencement day, 1934, followed by scenes of a senior and her family. The family could be the Pogues of Cincinnati, Ohio. Virginia Pogue Weinland graduated in 1934, and her sister, Margaret Pogue Macneale, graduated in 1936

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[Home movie]

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[Home movie]
Date
1930-1932
Content Warning
The Vassar College Archives within the Digital Library include some images, texts, and material items that are racist, xenophobic, or otherwise harmful. The Vassar Libraries have provided descriptive text and additional notes whenever possible to alert Digital Library users to these items. The Engaged Pluralism Initiative Race and Racism in Historical Collections Project Group is working with the library on contextualizing and facilitating community conversations about these materials. For more information see: https://library.vassar.edu/rrhc
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Personal camera footage from Founder's Day 1931 and 1932 as well as Class Day 1932. Scenes from Founder's Day 1931 begin with a treasure hunt, followed by the faculty-student baseball game, the hoop-rolling contest (won by Marcia Wheelock, VC 1931), and dancing the Virginia Reel to a performance by

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[Hugh or August Pistor or Piston], 1818 Dec [10]

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13297-Service File.jpg
Date
1818-12-[10]
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[Interview with Anton Vishio, 5/17/07]

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Poughkeepsie, New York, 2007 May 17
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In an interview with Sarah Canino, Anton Vishio discusses his professional background and his time as a member of the faculty of the Department of Music at Vassar College

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[Interview with Anton Vishio, 5/17/07]: Audiocassette 1, side 1

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[Interview with Anton Vishio, 5/17/07]: Audiocassette 1, side 2

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[Interview with Anton Vishio, 5/17/07]: Audiocassette 2, side 1

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[Interview with Bathia Churgin]

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New York, New York, 2006 November 15
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In an interview with Sarah Canino, Bathia Churgin discusses her professional life, beginning with her student life and focusing on her time as a member of the faculty of the Department of Music at Vassar College and later on the faculty of Bar-Ilan University. She also talks about the beginnings of

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[Interview with Bathia Churgin]: Audiocassette 1, side 1

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[Interview with Bathia Churgin]: Audiocassette 1, side 2

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[Interview with Bathia Churgin]: Audiocassette 2, side 1

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[Interview with Bathia Churgin]: Audiocassette 2, side 2

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[Interview with Bathia Churgin]: Audiocassette 3, side 1

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[Interview with Earl Wilson Groves, March 26, 2007]

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Fort Myers, Florida, 2007 March 26
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In an interview with Sarah Canino, Earl W. Groves discusses his professional background and his time as a member of the faculty of the Department of Music at Vassar College, including Vassar's transition from a women's college to a coeducational college

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