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1948 June 7

Graduates in a commencement procession outside Curry Hicks Cage

Massachusetts - Class of 1948 graduates walk in a procession towards commencement exercises in the Curry Hicks Cage. The building itself can be seen to the left and the old Drill Hall, with its cupola and weathervane, beyond that in the background.

University Photograph Collection

1933 June

Spectators gathered in physical education building for commencement exercises

Massachusetts - Family and friends of the graduating Class of 1933 gather inside the Physical Education building (now Curry Hicks) while waiting for Class Day exercises to commence. "Class Day 1933" handwritten on back.

University Photograph Collection

1941 Nov. 7

Horticultural Show at Curry Hicks Cage

The annual fall Horticultural Show, held in the Curry Hicks Cage, which reflected the interest of the students even while carrying out a Victorian theme. Emphasis was placed on the zealous patriotism of the Victorian era with a giant shield of red, white and blue flowers and fruits. Photo provided by Joseph Bornstein (Class of 1944) who briefly left the University to f... more

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Breaking ground for new physical education building

Spectators gather around the site of the new Physical Education building, later Curry Hicks Building, during a groundbreaking ceremony in 1931. The builder's logo can be seen on a sign in the background. "Breaking ground for Alumni Exercises Phys Ed Building" handwritten on back. "University of Massachusetts Archives" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection