Digital History at Ursinus

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Dance attended by fifty couples, emphasis on the fact that this event was inexpensive.

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A student complains about the $1.50 required to watch Ursinus' football games, claiming that such an amount is "a fortune" during a time of economic depression.

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This short article heralds Ursinus' ability to attract large numbers throughout the depression. The freshman college of 1932 brought in record numbers in terms of students enrolled, a sign of how the school managed to keep afloat in spite of its…

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An aerial photo taken of Ursinus College in 1930

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This article disproves the notion that colleges are hotbeds for radicalism and revolutionary doctrine, with its assurance that conservatism remains the dominant political thought on campus.

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In this article, Ursinus students are chastised for their lack of interest in the country's affairs compared to their interest in foreign affairs. Specifically, a major source of contention, according to the author, is how he perceives how Ursinus…

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In response to the Great Depression, female students at Ursinus stopped purchasing corsages, which were an "unnecessary expense," as they had done in the past in preparation for parties.

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An annual meeting of the Debating Association of Pennsylvania, which students from Ursinus College participated in, debated the issues of: war debt cancellation, the nationalizing of electric power and heat companies, Japan's conquest of Manchuria,…

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Article talks about plans for prom and the junior weekend

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Two impersonations of German women presented at the Women's Debating Club leads to criticism of Hitler's oppressive policies in Germany.
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