Move In Across the Decades

In 1946 you walked in with your suitcase:

HMRC, Wood Allen Collection, MSS 1459, CM49

Pictures of the inside of dorm rooms during this era confirm that nobody owned very much or if they did they sure didn’t bring it with them.

By the mid-1980s you wouldn’t dream of showing up without your stuffed moose:

 

 

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4 Responses to Move In Across the Decades

  1. A photo essay of move-in was one of the first things I did as Photo Editor of The Thresher. That is page of the August 25, 1977 issue.

    https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth245340/m1/7/

  2. A photo essay of move-in was one of the first things I did as Photo Editor of The Thresher. That is page 7 of the August 25, 1977 issue.

    https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth245340/m1/7/

  3. What a fun pic to see 35 years later! To be clear, those were not my stuffed animals…just doing the “heavy” lifting for the Brown freshmen.

  4. Lynne (WRC ‘88) says:

    That’s Cathy Bell in the background (the one about to exit left from the scene).

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