1935 Sept. 10
Portrait of Lieutenant Colonel Horace T. Aplington (in uniform), Calvary Professor of Military Science and Head of the Department 1935. Note included that reads, "Lt.-Col. Horace T. Aplington who will leave the R.O.T.C. unit at Massachusetts State College to take up a new post at Los Angeles, Calif. He has been commandant at the college since 1935."
Oleson, Grunow Otto
Massachusetts - Graduates and spectators gather behind shrubbery as other graduates stand in front of Goessmann Laboratory during Class Day activities for Commencement 1931. The east side of Draper Hall can be seen in the background. Date of photo on back is written as 1933, which is crossed out and '1931' written in. "Photo by Oleson M.A.C." stamped on back.
Students begin to move into position to anchor their end of the rope during the annual campus rope pull while spectators wait and watch. Photograph donated by Everett Kosarick.
Formal portrait of a young Professor Grant B. Snyder. He started at Massachusetts Agricultural College as an instructor in vegetable gardening, eventually becoming Professor of Olericulture, Head of the Department of Horticulture and finally Professor Emeritus. He was actively interested in the National Junior Horticulture Foundation, Inc. as National Advisor and Chairman of the Board ... more
Ralph A. Van Meter (President, 1948-1954) standing indoors with four men and looking on as Massachusetts Governor Christian A. Herter swears in a new Trustee. "With the best wishes of Christian A. Herter" signed on front. "Swearing in the new Trustee M. Perry" and "Governor Herter, President Van Meter, New Trustee "Perry", Phillip Whitmore (Justice)" handwritten on back.
Assistant Professor of Home Economics Mildred Briggs guides a student in upholstering a chair while two other students work at weaving looms. Handwritten note on back reads: "Miss Mildred Briggs; Rosalie A. Beaubien, '41, Millers Falls; Anna E. Harrington, '41, Amherst; Margaret Robinson, '41, Concord - 2/41".
Officer Tom Moran chatting and smiling at unidentified man in an automobile.