• Created Date
  • 1917
  • Description
  • A program listing the events of the 1917 University of Washington All-University Picnic, which took place on May 12th at Fortuna Park on Lake Washington. Activities included aquatic and sporting competitions: canoe races, canoe war, diving, crocodile races, tug o'war, sack race, men's pie-eating contest, women's banana-eating contest, and a junior-freshman class vs. senior-sophomore class baseball game. Festivities also included dancing, a bon... more
    A program listing the events of the 1917 University of Washington All-University Picnic, which took place on May 12th at Fortuna Park on Lake Washington. Activities included aquatic and sporting competitions: canoe races, canoe war, diving, crocodile races, tug o'war, sack race, men's pie-eating contest, women's banana-eating contest, and a junior-freshman class vs. senior-sophomore class baseball game. Festivities also included dancing, a bon fire, a marshmallow toast and various musical and theatrical performances. Students then returned to the university by boat across Lake Washington. less
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    Scanned from original text or image at 400 dpi saved in TIFF format, resized and enhanced using Adobe Photoshop, and imported as JPEG2000 using Contentdm software's JPEG2000 Extension. 2009