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Dedication exercises at the gates to Alumni Field
TitleDedication exercises at the gates to Alumni Field
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SubjectAlumni and alumnae--Associations, institutions, etc.: Building dedications; Worcester Polytechnic Institute--Buildings and grounds; Worcester Polytechnic Institute--Anniversaries; Worcester Polytechnic Institute--History; Universities and Colleges--Massachusetts--Worcester
DescriptionA postcard showing the dedication of Alumni Field at the Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Worcester, Massachusetts. The postcard shows the semi-circle crowd of students, faculty and alumni that formed around the platform where the ceremonies were conducted. Alumni Field and Alumni Gymnasium were given to the college by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Alumni in honor of the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the school in 1865. A presentation turning over the deed to Alumni Field to the college was made by Mr. Edward F. Miner, president of the class of 1887 during the dedication ceremonies.
RelationIs a part of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute History Collection. University Archives and Special Collections, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, George C. Gordon Library, Worcester, Massachusetts.
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