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Wolven Glass Plate Negative Collection: Events and Festivals, 1915-1944

131 plates

This series includes images of events that were not as large or well-photographed as Field Day, Founder's Day and commencement and reunion activities. The annual class tree ceremonies, proms, 50th college anniversary, maypole dances, conferences, protests, community work and other activities are included. Highlights include 50th college anniversary pageants and performances, the 1924 Institute for a Christian Basis of World Relations, and 1920's Township Day, which welcomed Arlington children to campus participate in athletics and dramatic performances.

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50th Anniversary

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1915-10-01
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Exhibition of Physical Training

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50th Anniversary

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1915-10-13
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Pageant of Athena - Sappho

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-01
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Exhibition of Physical Training

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50th Anniversary

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1915-10-01
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Exhibition of Physical Training - running race

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50th Anniversary

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1915-10-01
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Exhibition of Physical Training - basketball game

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-01
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Presidents Henry Noble MacCracken and James Monroe Taylor with Julia Lathrop (VC 1880), Mary Augusta Jordan (VC 1876), and Ellen Churchill Semple (VC 1882) on the steps of the east side of the chapel

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-13
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Pageant of Athena - Sappho

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50th Anniversary

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1915-10-01
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Vassar president James Monroe Taylor on the walk on the east side of the chapel

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-13
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Pageant of Athena - Isabelle d'Este

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-13
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Pageant of Athena - Isabelle d'Este

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-13
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Pageant of Athena - Hilda

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-13
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Unidentified man walking toward the Chapel, most likely during the Fiftieth Anniversary

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-13
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Pageant of Athena - Marie de France

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-13
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Pageant of Athena - Athena

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-13
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Pageant of Athena - Lady Jane Grey

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-13
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Pageant of Athena - Sappho

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-13
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Pageant of Athena - Hortensia

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-13
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Pageant of Athena - Isabelle d'Este

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-13
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Pageant of Athena - Athena

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50th Anniversary

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Date
1915-10-01
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Exhibition of Physical Training. Note: item is misdated

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