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Bloody Monday
Archives

Bloody Monday

Anthropometric Chart
Hemenway Gym

Anthropometric Chart

FM dives into the archives to learn about Hemenway Gymnasium director Dudley Allen Sargent, who took detailed measurements and nude photos of Harvard students from the 1880s to the 1910s.

Tocsin Cover
Scrutiny

Tocsin Cover

Illustration on the cover of the October 1962 edition of "The Tocsin".

Conant Portrait
Scrutiny

Conant Portrait

Portrait of James Conant by his wife.

Tocsin Protest
Scrutiny

Tocsin Protest

On the cover of "The Tocsin" following the 1962 Project Washington march.

Tocsin Bell
Scrutiny

Tocsin Bell

From the cover of the 1st edition of The Tocsin.

Harvard-Boston Aviation Meet Photos
Archives

Harvard-Boston Aviation Meet Photos

Photographs of the Harvard-Boston Aviation Meet, September 3-13 1910. HUD 3123 (Box 1). Harvard University Archives.

Aero Meet Poster
Archives

Aero Meet Poster

Poster of the Harvard-Boston Aero Meet, Harvard Aviation Field, Atlantic, Mass., September 3-13, 1910. HUD 3123 (Box 2), olvwork366836. Harvard University Archives.

Lowell, 1943
Scrutiny

Lowell, 1943

Students in Lowell House dining room, 1943.

Take Back the Night
Retrospection

Take Back the Night

In the evening of Saturday, November 8, 1980, about 70 women gathered carrying signs, chanting, “Women unite, take back the night.” They were readying themselves to participate in Harvard’s first annual Take Back the Night march, a rally that would become an annual tradition on campus.

Annie Jump Cannon
Retrospection

Annie Jump Cannon

Annie Jump Cannon was among a small contingent of women who were employed as “computers,” analyzing countless photographic plates that had been collected from various astronomical outposts.

Annie Jump Cannon
Retrospection

Annie Jump Cannon

Cannon did a significant amount compiling for the Henry Draper Catalogue, an index with classifications of over 300,000 stars named in honor of the man who pioneered star spectra photography.

Freshman Smoker
Retrospection

Freshman Smoker

Beer bottles lie on the tables at a Harvard freshman "smoker" during Prohibition era (1920-1933). The party was named after the excessive smoke in the air from students smoking cigars.

Construction of the Harvard Stadium
Retrospection

Construction of the Harvard Stadium

HUDS in 1909
Flyby Blog

HUDS in 1909

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