University of Massachusetts at Amherst . University Photo Center
Faculty members in academic gowns walk past the podium during ceremonies on the lawn in front of the statue of Metawampe, a gift from the Class of 1950. "University News Service, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts" stamped on back.
Photograph of a bird's eye view of workers and servers on the campus lawn as they await preparations for a clambake. In the background, diners relax at tables placed beneath several trees. "Harvard Studio" stamped on back.
Tague, Bill, d. 1990
Sally L. Bolles (Class of 1949) poses after being named Honorary Colonel during the Military Ball of December 1947. She wears the traditional blue and gold cape and silver eagle of that role. "Miss Sally Bolles '49 (Mrs. David F. Collier), 1947 Military Ball, Honorary Colonel" written on back. "Photo by Tague" stamped on back.
A summer school class watches from the campus lawn while horses and carriages are lead past on a dirt road. "Summer school demonstration (Horse type), 1908" typewritten on front. "Property Short Course Dept.", "Scoring horses, Summer School" and "Showing different types - Saddle, Roadster, Draft" handwritten on back.
Participants in the annual campus pond rope pull make their way across the campus pond. The rope itself is visible partly out of the water in the lower right of the photograph. "1940 Rope Pull, Mass State" written on back.
A group of students gather on the granite steps of a campus building. "A class of '44 group, Prob '41-42" handwritten on label on back. Photo provided by Joseph Bornstein (Class of 1944), who left the University briefly to fight in the war then returned to graduate in 1947.
A class of female students work with surveying tools on the campus lawn. Handwritten note on back reads" "Girls taking courses in landscape gardening". A different handwritten note in pencil reads: "B23 - Not this one but one in Big B12 in Alumni office - Margaret Hamlin". Miss Hamlin was an Agricultural Counselor for Women in Stockbridge from 1918-1934.