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Sophomore Cremation: Cartoons

 

Draawings about cremation from 1883 yearbook.  Click to see larger view and read more information
From the Class Record, 1883

 

 

"We the Class of 1911, according to immemorial custom, -an evolution from the days of the Inquistion, from the methods of our own aborigines, and the practices of the Puritan Fathers-do hereby burn in effigy those Professors of our dear and honored University who by popular choice have been condemned to die for annulling our rights, taking away our leisure hours, giving us stones for bread, pressing on us preventives to sleep, and in general, for rendering Life a Funeral to us."

from Class Record, 1911

 

Cartoon about cremation from 1879 yearbook.  Clear to see larger view and read more information
Class Record, 1911

Cartoon about cremation from 1879 yearbook.  Click to see larger view and read more information
Class Record, 1879

Sophomore Cremation, Class of 1910, at Franklin Field 1908 May 27, broadside

SOPHOMORE CREMATION CONTENTS:

Introduction

Program, 1883

Hymn Book, 1883

Cartoons

 

 

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