Kalamazoo College 1930 May Fete
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Women Kalamazoo College students dancing around a May pole during the 1930 May Fete. The May Fete was first held at the College by the women's Eurodelphian Gamma society in 1883, but it did not take off as a tradition until the early 20th century. It consisted of a full day of activities, with music, athletic events, parades, dancing, and banquet meals. In the 1940s, military air shows were part of the festivities. The crowning of the May Queen was a highlight. In 1930, the queen was Marguerite Larsen, and her attendants were Margaret Gordon, Elizabeth Sergeant, Ruth King, and Dorothy Matthews. The May Fete faded out of College tradition in the 1960s. The photographer is not identified.
- Kalamazoo College 175th Anniversary Photograph Collection 
- Photographs 
- May Fete