Vermont -- Social life and custom -- 20th century
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
A scrapbook marked with the college logo and seal, compiled by Clotilda Hayes, class of 1915. It contains ephemera and realia ranging from menus, sports and theater programs, room decorations, letters, Christmas cards, chemistry class notes, dance cards, Halloween decorations, and some small photographs.
This scrabook, compiled by Middlebury College student Napoleon Blanchette from 1924 to 1928, contains paraphernalia from the Chi Psi fraternity house, football and sports memorabilia, campus photographs, as well as autograph sections, dance cards, letters, and other ephemera. Notably, it also includes a photograph of Middlebury students dressed as members of the Ku Klux Klan, with another student in blackface and posing as a slave.
This scrapbook contains an extensive collection of photographs depicting sports, buildings, fraternities, the Middlebury College campus, student life, and traditions and customs such as the Freshmen Parade.
Letters of three generations of the Coolidge family, poor folks with little education and less fluency with pen and ink. Business and legal documents and letters present a picture of marginal success as well as perennial failure. The earliest letters portray family life, cares and problems, including hazards of travel and weather in rural New England in the 19th century.