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William M. Potter Jr with unidentified man at Lowry ROTC summer camp

William M. Potter Jr (Class of 1949) stands with an arm around the shoulders of an unidentified man, both in street clothes, as they lean against the fender of a car. "Lowry 1949" written on back. Photo provided by Mr. Potter, taken during his time spent there.

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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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1934 Sept.

Students move to anchor their end during the traditional rope pull

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.

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1941 Feb.

Mildred Briggs and three women during a Home Economics class

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".

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Ceremony at Memorial Hall with students and band

Women students dressed in various country costumes walk alongside Memorial Hall while the college band plays on the campus lawn. Photograph donated by Everett Kosarick.

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1941 Nov.

Irmarie Scheuneman and Barbara Chapman standing outdoors

Irmarie Scheuneman (Class of 1944) and Barbara Chapman laughingly pose for the camera while wearing plaid overcoats. "'Ducky' and Barb Chapman, November 1941, M.S.C." handwritten on back. Photo provided by Irmarie Scheuneman Jones.

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Lovell, J. L. (John Lyman), 1825-1903

William H. Bishop

Formal head and shoulders portrait of William Herbert Bishop, Class of 1882, on cabinet card with "Lovell, Amherst, Mass." on front. He went on to become a superintendent in the farming department at Tongaloo University in Mississippi. "WH Bishop class of '82" written on front.

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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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Blanche Gutfinski

Blanche Anne Gutfinski (Class of 1943) poses outdoors while carrying a coat over one arm and holding a scarf.

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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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