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Graduation procession, State Teachers College at Bridgewater, Massachusetts

Graduation procession, State Teachers College at Bridgewater, Massachusetts

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Title:
Graduation procession, State Teachers College at Bridgewater, Massachusetts
Description:
Commencement ceremony at Bridgewater State Teachers College.
Date:
[ca. 1947]
Format:
Photographs
Genre:
Photographic prints
Location:
Bridgewater State University, Maxwell Library
Archives & Special Collections
Collection (local):
Bridgewater State University Historical Photographs
Subjects:
Teachers colleges
Graduation ceremonies
Bridgewater State College
Places:
MassachusettsPlymouth (county)Bridgewater
Extent:
1 photographic print : b&w ; 21 x 26 cm.
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Notes:
The Ivy March was a traditional component of the Bridgewater Normal School graduation ceremony until the 1960s. Students in the junior class (dressed in white) proceded from the Administration Building (now known as Boyden Hall), followed by the graduating seniors (in caps and gowns). The Senior class officers ceremoniously planted an ivy sprig by the exterior of the Administration Building and a bronze plaque was affixed to the side of the building indicating where each class's ivy was planted. Only 3 of these plaques remain: 1928, 1935, and 1961.
Identifier:
VMC003-357