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Whitman College Photograph Collection

Description

The collection consists of individual headshots, group photos, sports photos, color slides, negatives, professional portraits, and scenery photos of Whitman College. These photographs are a selection of the overall collection.

Penrose Library strives to make our digital collection resources available and useful to our faculty, staff, students, alumni, researchers, and the general public. Through our digital repository, the library offers access to a wide range of information, including historical materials that may contain offensive language or images, or negative stereotypes. Such materials should be viewed in the context of the time period in which they were produced. Penrose Library does not endorse the views expressed in such materials. If you have questions or need further assistance, please email [email protected].

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circa 1860-1912
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Photograph of Dr. Daniel Kimball Pearsonss, an early benefactor of Whitman College and the namesake of Pearsonss Academy.

Date
1949
Description

Photograph of members of the Whitman College fraternity, Phi Delta Theta, performing a skit titled 'Uncle Tam McTavish's Cabin" in blackface at the All-College Revue in 1949. The All-College Revue was a variety show where college fraternities and sororities performed skits. It was not uncommon for students to dress in racist or culturally appropriated costumes during this annual event.

Date
1935
Description

Photograph of the 1934-1935 Dramatic Club members in front of the Memorial Building. Some active members are identified in the 1936 Waiilatpu (Vol. 24) but are not described by placement in the photograph. Alphabetically the members are Lee Austin, John Benedict, Maurine Carlile, Beatrice Cockram, Merrell Davis, Margaret Gibbs, Virginia Gore, Glenn Henderson, Jane Hiner, John Ifft, Lawrence Minnick, Sarah Moores, Yvonne Painter, Helen Reser, George Rogers, Maloy Sensney, Curtis Strong, Al Ullman

Date
November 1926
Description

Photograph of the cast of the 1926 Sophomore play "Captain Applejack," which was performed at the Keylor Grand Theater on November 12-13th. In the front row from left to right: Ellen Hazeltine, Beverly Means, Dorothy Hoffman, and Algene Spedden. In the back row from left to right: Paul Smithson, Bob Myers, Osval Jacobson, Eugene Klise, and Glen Davison. Additional cast members not pictured are Noah Richards and Sam Warren.