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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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Creator (cre): Mahes, W.
Date
1897
Description

Photograph of a booth with a "Whitman College" sign during an event. A man sits behind the counter of the booth, which is decorated with sketches, memorabilia, and photographs. On the right in front of the booth is an American flag described as "Captain W.C. Painter's" and a board with arrowheads and other artefacts.

Date
April 12, 1897
Description

Photograph of the 1897 Whitman Football team. The group is sitting on the steps of the Memorial Building. None of those pictured are named.

Date
1896
Description

Photograph of the 1896 Pearsons Academy Juniors Football team. Seated in the front row is James W. Rigsby, Albert Chittenden, and Werner Rupp. Kneeling in the second row: William J. Hauser, Roy Painter, Walter B. Moore, Robert L. Moore, Edward Chittenden, Nicholas Sheridan, and Benjamin Milnes. Standing in the third row: Porter T. Crocker, Arthur Hauerbach, George Eyre, and Dan P. Smyth. In the top row: Charles W. Myers, Weldon Fix (umpire) and Neil McDougal, (referee).

Date
1896
Description

Photograph of students in the Pearsons Academy Class of 1896. Seated in the front row: Robert Olson, Eloise Thomas, Agnes Adams, Charles Myers. In the second row: Irma Rupp, Melissa Thomas, Clara Chittenden, Henrietta Mortiz, and Clara Aldrich. In the third row: Otto Hauerbach (instructor), Augustus Smythe, Byron Lutcher, Richard McLean, and James Lasater.

Date
April 14, 1896
Description

Photograph of the 1896 Women's Glee Club, which was the first at Whitman. A handwritten caption on the bottom of the photograph reads "The first Girl's Glee Club, 1896." In the first row: Eloise Thomas, Mrs. Mary Penrose, Myrtle Kirkman, Minnie Cormwall, Melissa Thomas, and Etta Aldrich. In the second row: Elizabeth Ramsay, Arminda, Fix, Pearl Gunn, Castinova Cowley Smythe Weaver, Minnie Myrtle Ferrel, Delartique, Nellie Lyons, Florence Perdita Ballou, and Orville Green.

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Creator (cre): Maxwell Studio
Date
1895
Description

Photograph of students in the class of Class of 1895. From left to right: Rosine Edwards, Harry Painter, Ernest Woodcock, George McQuire, and Lulu Hungate.

Date
1894
Description

Photograph of the 1894 Whitman Football team sitting on the field in front of spectator stands. People are on the stands, partially visible in the background. None of the players are identified.

Linked Agent
Creator (cre): Fortin, Felix
Date
February 25, 1893
Description

Photograph of the 1893 Whitman Second Football team, which was the college's first football team. Names are written on the bottom of the photograph. Sitting in the front row: Guiton J. Erdman, Edward S. Belden, Frank L. Ballaine, and W.C. Howard. Kneeling in the second row is Platt Chase and Albert L. Knudson. In the third row: Walter J. Thompson, Professor Parsons, George A. McGuire (captain), William C. Fudge, William Ballaine, and Albert F. Alexander.

Linked Agent
Creator (cre): Fortin, Felix
Date
1892
Description

Photograph of the 1892 football team, which was the college's first football team. The players are identified by last names written on the bottom of the photograph. In the front row: Bert Thomas, Louis Yenney, Frank Villa, Thomas Gentry, and Edward Belden. In the second row: Harry Painter (captain), Albert Bedell, Louis Leadbetter, Frank Crowe. Standing in the third row: Joseph Zaring, Ernest Woodcock, Professor Edwin Whitney Bishop (instructor physical education 1892-1893), and Edward Payne.

Date
April 29, 1892
Description

Photograph of a large group during an outdoors picnic, which took place at Dudley. Writing on the bottom of the photograph reads "Whitman College Picnic at Dudley. J.F. Eaton, Pres. April 29, 1892."

Date
1891
Description

Photograph of Professor B.S. Winchester's biology class sitting outside. A building is visible behind the group. Professor Winchester is in the back row, one from the left. None of the students are named.

Linked Agent
Creator (cre): Maxwell Studio
Date
1891
Description

Photograph of six students in the Whitman College Normal School Class of 1891. Left to right: Maude Painter, Jennie Roberts, Laura Rudio, Gertrude Starrett, Esther Thomas, Minnie A. Cornwell, and Sarah A. Delany.

Linked Agent
Creator (cre): Maxwell Studio
Date
October 6, 1891
Description

Photograph of a group of seven students. From left to right: Martha Zaring, Ruth Allen, Fannie Lyon, Pearl Green, Helen Anderson, Etta Zaring, and Fanny Kirkman.

Date
June 1, 1891
Description

Photograph of a group which included students and faculty who played tennis together outside surrounded by trees and brush. Sitting on the ground in the front row: W.J. Dovell, Ruth Allen, Jennis Roberts, and Fred Warlson. Seated in the center row is Professor B.S. Winchester and Etta Jaring. Standing in the back row: Helen Anderson, Fanny Lyone, Joe Jaring, Fannie Kirkman, Pearl Gun, and E.L. Brunton.

Date
1890
Description

Photograph of five students in the Class of 1890 sitting on tree branches. From left to right: Marvin Evans, William Van Patten, Mary Etta Chamberlain, Chalmers Gunn, and Charles Painter.

Date
1890
Description

Photograph of Professor B.S. Winchester's biology class sitting at and standing beside a table outside of a building. Professor Winchester is in the front row, on the left. None of the students are named. A human skull and other bones are visible on the table. A student in the back row is holding another human skull.

Date
May 26, 1890
Description

Photograph of a group of nine students standing among trees and brush. Four students are named as Linda Green, Mary Etta Chamberlain, Martha Zaring, and Minnie Mielike. Their placement in the photograph is unknown.

Date
1889
Description

Photograph of eight students. Seven of the students are identified as Allen Reynolds, Bob Yenney, Fisk Walker, Ernest Stewart, G.P. Anderson, Will Van Patten, and Char Cornwell, though they are not described by placement.