Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Co-ed’s Blind Date Chart, 1934

It came out of a co-ed’s scrapbook and seems, happily, pretty mild: I can’t vouch for the accuracy of most of it but it only took a little bit of poking around to find a few pictures of some of … Continue reading

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Softball, 1952

In the post where I was worrying about the golf course I used this aerial shot to illustrate where the long hedge slanted across the field from the dorms towards the old stadium: Note that there are two different ball … Continue reading

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Ah, I See

It’s safe to say that this particular photograph has crossed my line of vision dozens of times. Yesterday was the day I finally saw it. See it? It’s the dorms from Main Street, undated but the hedges look big enough … Continue reading

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Hackerman Walking, c1971

Believe it or not, I hold back quite a lot when writing these posts. Really, you should see what I don’t put up. Often the reason I hold back is that I’m afraid I’ll look crazy (I know, I know–let’s … Continue reading

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Friday Follies: Jury Duty

That’s where I am this morning. I’m sitting in the waiting room and there are three (3!) people snoring like chainsaws in here. Somehow this image came to mind:

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The Coeds Move In! Plus, Golf?

I recently found this 1950 clipping about the new Rice mandatory PE program for girls. (There’s nothing to indicate which newspaper this appeared in but it feels like the Post to me.) It was pasted into one of the literary … Continue reading

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Aerial, Circa 2002

We found this in the box of Really Oversized Stuff. It’s dated circa 2002 and I have no real reason to question that although there is so much detail it might be possible to narrow it down: I can only … Continue reading

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