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  • Springfield College
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  • 1941-10
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  • Springfield College
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  • This document lists the freshman (or “frosh”) activities during the Class of 1941 fall haze week, held in October 1941. Since the 1920s, all Springfield College freshmen have been expected to attend a series of activities, formal and informal, academic and festive, to acquaint them with College traditions and student life on campus. These events have evolved from gentle hazing rituals to more organized activities sponsored, in later years, by ... more
    This document lists the freshman (or “frosh”) activities during the Class of 1941 fall haze week, held in October 1941. Since the 1920s, all Springfield College freshmen have been expected to attend a series of activities, formal and informal, academic and festive, to acquaint them with College traditions and student life on campus. These events have evolved from gentle hazing rituals to more organized activities sponsored, in later years, by the College administration and faculty as well as students. Designed, in part, to develop solidarity and unity of the class, the haze week ordeal included various silly and harrowing activities such as singing “Show Me the Scotchman” as a group and eating lunch while standing. The item has a crease across its center and multiple dark stains from fingerprints on the front. The top left corner has a few areas where it has become thinner from wear. There are a few ink spots on the back; The document was donated by Judy Cowling '74 in honor of her father Dr. George Cowling '44. less
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