Northampton (Mass.) - Studio portrait, bust, of William Hunlie Craighead (Massachusetts Agricultural College class of 1906), one of the college's earliest African American graduates. Impressed with photographer's stamp in lower right; inscribed on verso: "Yours truly, Bill."
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.
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.
A large number of students, mostly women, listen to a speaker during a summer class on campus. Partly legible note on back reads: "O [illegible]th Conference g[illegible]a in session under the trees M.A.C. Summer Schools". Other notes in different handwriting read: "Class in Home Economics", "Summer School Class" and "Summer School".
Northampton (Mass.) - Nearly full-length studio portrait of William Lane Hood (Massachusetts Agricultural College class of 1903) in academic gown and mortar board, one of the college's earliest African American graduates. Impressed with photographer's stamp in lower right."
Amherst (Mass.) - 1875 class album with signed photographs of class members Barrett, Barri, Bragg, Brooks, Bunker, Callendar, Campbell, Clay, Dodge, Hague, Harwood, Knapp, Lee, Miles, Otis, Rice, Southwick, and Winchester and a photograph of the Class Cup. Was presented to the twelve class attendees at the 1915 Alumni Dinner.
Photograph of a drawing done by Harold E. Alley (Class of 1908) featuring a tree-lined dirt road and path leading across the Massachusetts Agricultural College campus towards the Old Chapel. The image is mounted on paper with text printed on the back which lists five 'Facts of interest about the Massachusetts Agricultural College'. Mr. Alley went on to become a horticul... more
Amherst (Mass.) - View from roughly the MAC President's house looking at the Mass. Agricultural College, including (left to right) the farm building, drill hall, Old Chapel, South College, North College, and Chemistry Building.