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The items in this online exhibition evoke the stories of American women through the ages.
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Stereographs of Radcliffe College, ca. 1940

  Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

Photo by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

 

The history of Radcliffe College can be traced through reports and records, but photographs bring the stories to life. These stereographs (nearly identical images combined into a single 3-D scene when viewed through a stereoscope) were produced around 1940. Captions on the reverse read (top to bottom): “A room in Briggs Hall. Each dormitory at Radcliffe has all single rooms”; “Dedicated to browsing, the Agnes Irwin Room in the Radcliffe Library is a popular retreat”; and “In a corner of the Cabot Hall Dining Room.” 

Radcliffe College Archives

Catalog record:

http://id.lib.harvard.edu/via/olvwork370517/catalog

http://id.lib.harvard.edu/via/olvwork370488/catalog

http://id.lib.harvard.edu/via/olvwork370494/catalog

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Learn about the Radcliffe College Archives.

 
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