Massachusetts - An unidentified man in academic robes addresses several graduates as well as spectators during commencement exercises in the campus Rhododendron Garden. "" written on back but this exact photograph appears in the 1938 Index Yearbook.
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.
Group portrait of the Faculty standing on stairs. "Members of the staff who had served the college 25 years or more, May 20. 1933" written on verso. Faculty include, from left to right: Standing on ground: Mackimmie, Lindsey, Brooks, Stone; 1st step: Osmun, Smith, Haskins; 2nd step: Holland, Gaskill, Shaw, Gordon; Back row: Jewett, Kenney, Foord, Sears, Waugh, Ostrander... more
Massachusetts - Graduating seniors of the Class of 1933 make their way across campus. "Commencement - 1933 - Seniors marching from Fernald Hall to Rhododendron Garden for exercises" written on back along with "Janice Munson". She was a member of the Class of 1934 and an editor for the 1933 Index yearbook.
Four students, or two couples, take a refreshment break with bottles of Pepsi-Cola. A glass straw dispenser sits on the table. "Prob '45s" handwritten on label on front. Photo provided by Joseph Bornstein (Class of 1944), who left the University briefly to fight in the war then returned to graduate in 1947.
Group portrait of the Faculty of the Science Division."Science Division of the University 1936" and "the names of some of the more permanent members" written on verso. Also written on verso is a list of names of those in the photo: front row [left to right]: Gage, Chamberlain, Ritchie, Gordon, Machmer, Doran, Peters, Osmun; second row: Serex Alexander, Boutelle, Miller, ---, Clark;... more