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1931 June

Oleson, Grunow Otto

Class Day in front of Goessmann Laboratory

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.

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1938 June 12

Lawrence Levinson and Ruth E. Wood in costume

Massachusetts - Lawrence Levinson and Ruth Elizabeth Wood of the Class of 1938 pose in costume as Class night speakers during Commencement weekend. "Massachusetts State College - College News Service - Amherst, Massachusetts" stamped on back.

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1981 Oct. 17

Football team alumni pose outdoors during Taube Day

Massachusetts - Alumni who played on the M.S.C. football team during the 1930s pose outside one of the campus buildings. Handwritten note on back reads: "Taube Day, Oct. 17, 1981 - Univ. of Mass, Amherst", probably in reference to Mel Taube, who coached the school football, basketball and baseball teams between 1931 and 1936. Handwritten note on back identifies the men: Back row: David P. ... more

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Football players waiting on the sidelines

Massachusetts - Massachusetts State College football players wait on the sidelines while the marching band performs on the football field during a home game. "1941" written on back.

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1933 June

Joseph B. Ely addresses graduates and spectators during commencement

Massachusetts - Massachusetts Governor Joseph Buell Ely delivers his Commencement address to a crowd in the campus Rhododendron Garden. "Commencement - 1933 MSC - Gov. Ely" written on back along with "Jan Munson".

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1933 June

Girard Photo Co. (Springfield, MA.)

Graduates parading through campus

Massachusetts - Graduates, some carrying canes, parade past a row of automobiles on campus during commencement exercises near or in the Rhododendron Gardens and its Japanese lanterns. "Class Day" written on back. "Mt. Tom Photo Contest, Holyoke, Mass. - Girard Photo Co., Official Photographers, Springfield, Mass." stamped on back.

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1945 May 26

Elliot Allan and Lucille Chaput on Class Day

Massachusetts - Elliot Robert "Rube" Allan and Lucille Olive Chaput (both Class of 1945) pose in the traditional garb of Hatchet and Pipe orators on Class Day during Commencement weekend. "Elliot Allan and Lucille Chaput. Class day speakers 1945. - gift of Ismarie Jones '44" handwritten on back.

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Hugh P. Baker with unidentified men in academic gowns on commencement weekend

Massachusetts - President Hugh P. Baker (left) stands with four unidentified men, all in academic gowns, in front of Memorial Hall in between commencement activities.

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1932 Sept.

Waugh, F. A. (Frank Albert), 1869-1943

Louis J. Bush in football uniform

Massachusetts - Louis Joseph Bush of the Class of 1934 poses in his football uniform in front of the Physical Education building (now Curry Hicks). "Captain Louis J. Bush, National High Scorer, 1932 Football Season" and "Waugh" handwritten on back. "University of Massachusetts Archive" stamped on back.

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Hugh Potter Baker conferring a degree to a student

Massachusetts - President Hugh Potter Baker, left, hands a diploma to a graduating senior during commencement exercises for the Class of 1943.

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