College Days

Recently I have been working on my computer archives of scanned old family photographs, improving the way I recorded the who and where of each.

One group of photos was when we took my sister to Allegheny College to start her freshman year in 1951.  I was surprised how dressed up we all were, me in a sports jacket and my mother and sister each in a dark skirt and jacket with a white blouse.  My father must have been taking the pictures, but I am sure he was wearing a suit befitting a CPA.

I live close enough to the University of Delaware to see some of the arriving freshmen each year.  To bring you up-to-date, the standard dress has long been flip-flops and shorts, tank tops for the girls and sleeveless T’s for the guys.

And that’s just the parents.

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About Roger Walck

My reasons for writing this blog are spelled out in the posting of 10/1/2012, Montaigne's Essays. They are probably not what you think.
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