What do you do with them after the sun goes down?
Here are two stages in the evolution of the curfew for women at Rice. The first is from the Thresher in December, 1929:
The second is also from the Thresher, this time 1961. Thirty-two years later, still grappling with the same problem:
(Inside the Archives: the reason I can give you the whole front page for the ’61 story is because the Thresher that year was roughly a third of the size it was in 1929. It changed sizes frequently and there doesn’t seem to be any rhyme or reason to these changes.)
Bonus: Unbelievably, this is my 1,000th post. I thought about finishing up here but I’m still enjoying it and I’m still gaining readers, so on we go. I do want to thank all of you who read and especially my faithful commenters and emailers for your generous collaboration. I couldn’t have imagined at the beginning how much pleasure this would bring me.