Cambridge, Massachusetts: Twenty-Fifth Reunion [committee for the Harvard Class of 1906], 1931. Album.
A comprehensive scrapbook-photo album documenting the 25th Reunion of Harvard University’s Graduating Class of 1906.
This album, which measures approximately 11” x 14.5”, has a debossed gold-leaf title, “Harvard Class of 1906 / 25th Anniversary / Reports” on the front cover. It contains more than 100 pages filled with a variety of ephemera and artifacts including:
90 uncaptioned photographs measuring about 3.75” x 5”. They show receptions and gatherings, posed small groups, sports (badminton, softball, golf, tennis, swimming), a turtle race, hiking, swinging in the park, cheerleaders with megaphones, stadium crowds, and more.
There are reports for registration and reception, entertainment, sports, photographic, dinner, automobile-transfer, stadium exercise, hospitality, catering, and publicity committees.
Letters regarding cigars and cigarettes, menus, photographs, and more.
Other items include the Reunion Program, the Songbook, windshield sticker, tie, medal, boater hat band, direction cards to various events, a large directional arrow, many menus, personal data sheets, expense records, multiple editions of the reunion 'magazine' (“Six Appeal”), a campus map, many newspaper clippings, and more..
Very good. Item #009474
A phenomenal reunion record and a giant helping of school spirit. From the ephemera and photographs in this album, you would never guess it was compiled in the second year of the Great Depression.