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  • 1889 Washington Banquet Program 

    Kalamazoo College (Kalamazoo College, 1889-02-22)
    The first annual banquet of the literary societies of Kalamazoo College was the Washington Banquet held on February 22, 1889. The program honored President George Washington - "First in War, First in Peace and First in ...
  • 1896 Washington Banquet Program 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1896-02-21)
    The Eurodelphian, Philolexian, and Sherwood Societies of Kalamazoo College hosted the Washington Banquet on February 21, 1896. The toastmaster was H.C. Jackson and other speakers included Pauline LaTourette, Caroline ...
  • 1898 Washington Banquet Program 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1898-02-22)
    The literary societies of Kalamazoo College hosted the Washington Banquet at The American on February 22, 1898. The toast master was W.E. Post and speeches on the following topics were made: The College Woman, The College ...
  • May Fete Court, 1929 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1929)
    The 1929 May Fete court stands on the steps of Bowen Hall. They are Ruth Hudson (K'27), Polly Larsen McQueen (K'30), Queen Marian Thompson Grimes (K'30), Margaret G. Schuschardt (K'31), and Margaret Fellows (K'32). Miss ...
  • Kalamazoo College 1930 May Fete 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1930-05-21)
    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 ...
  • 1931 May Fete 

    Women's League (Kalamazoo College, 1931-05)
    In May, 1931, the Women's League presented May Fete. The celebration included a parade of the May Fete queen's subjects, tournament awards, and the May Pole dance. Margaret Gordon, Class of 1931, was crowned the queen.
  • Kalamazoo College 1935 May Fete 

    Unknown (Kalamazoo College, 1935-05)
    The 1935 May Fete procession on the Kalamazoo College quadrangle. 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 ...
  • Students Protest Ousting of Professor 

    Acme Newspictures (Kalamazoo College, 1937-12-14)
    Students at Kalamazoo College protest the ousting of a popular professor, Dr. Carey Ganong, of the Economics department, and demand his reinstatement. The students refused to attend classes and marched through the campus ...
  • 1946 May Fete 

    Women's League (Kalamazoo College, 1946-05-25)
    The Women's League presents May Fete on May 25, 1946. Festivities included the coronation ceremony of the May Fete queen followed by a garden party held for the queen and her guests.
  • 1947 May Fete Program 

    Women's League (Kalamazoo College, 1947-05-24)
    The Women's League presents May Fete, on May 24, 1947. The crowning of the May Fete queen, Barbara Ensing, is followed by the annual May Pole dance. Later in the day, spectators are wowed by the Naval Reserve Air Show and ...
  • 1948 May Fete Program 

    Women's League (Kalamazoo College, 1948-05-22)
    The Women's League present 1948's Fairy Tale themed May Fete. Following open houses of Trowbridge and Hoben Halls is the "Storybook Fantasy," a collection of skits based on popular fairy tales, performed on the campus quad. ...
  • 1949 May Fete 

    Women's League (Kalamazoo College, 1949-05-21)
    The Women's League presents May Fete on May 21, 1949. The pageant's theme was the history of Kalamazoo College, acted out through multiple skits, including "The Way It All Started," "The Birth of a Tradition," and "The ...
  • 1952 May Fete Program 

    The Women's League (Kalamazoo College, 1952-05-24)
    The Women's League presents May Fete on May 24, 1952. Activities include an open house of all dormitories and a reception at the Mary Trowbridge house, followed by the pageant full of dancing. French, Estonian, Bavarian, ...
  • Kalamazoo College Washington Banquet Preparation 

    Riegler, Wilbur Leon (Kalamazoo College, 1956-02)
    Two Kalamazoo College students cutting out decorations for the annual Washington Banquet in February, 1956. The hatchet was a common motif for the banquet, one of the largest annual social events on campus for many years. ...
  • 1958 May Fete Program 

    Women's League (Kalamazoo College, 1958-05-09)
    The Women's League presents Snow White for the May Fete celebration on May 9, 1958.The pageant included a dance and daisy chain as well as a vocal and orchestra performance.
  • Students Protesting the Vietnam War at a Sit-In 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1968)
    The student group V-PAX stages a sit-in protesting an Armed Forces recruiter on campus. V-PAX (Vietnam Peace Association at Kalamazoo College) was "a group of Kalamazoo College faculty and students formed: 1. to serve ...
  • Students Hold Up an Anti-War Banner 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1968)
    Students stand near a banner that reads "END THE WAR." The banner hangs in front of a fence of an athletic field, probably Angell Field.
  • Vietnam Peace Rally 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1968)
    Students standing in front of Stetson Chapel with peace armbands, holding a sign that says "VIGIL FOR PEACE IN VIET-NAM EVERYONE WELCOME." The photo appears in the 1968 issue of "The Boiling Pot," the Kalamazoo College yearbook.
  • Vietnam War Moratorium 

    Unknown author (Kalamazoo College, 1969-10-15)
    Students assemble in front of Stetson Chapel for the Vietnam War Moratorium, a nationwide protest against the war in Vietnam.
  • Kalamazoo College Vietnam War Protest 

    Campbell, Rick (Kalamazoo College, 1970)
    Kalamazoo College's Dean of the Chapel Robert Dewey leading students into downtown Kalamazoo for a Vietnam war protest in 1970. The stduents are not identified. In the background, the old YMCA building is being demolished. ...