“Faculty Flickers for the Foundlings of Old South Hall” – benefit for the 28 students who lost possessions in the South Hall (old Mabee House) fire of December 20, 1937 – held in the Little Theatre – faculty dressed in the “latest styles” of 1900 – Front row (left to right): Robert Davidson (Art); Joseph Bolton (English); back row (left to right): Louis Edgar Johns (Music); Rachel Pettengill (Ancient and Romance Languages); Guernsey Borst (Business); Luther Rowland (Dramatic Art and Speech); Coleman B. Cheney (Economics); Stanley Saxton (Music); Karl Hyde (Biology)


February 4, 1938


(see “Skidmore News,” February 9, 1938, p.1 – image appears in 1938 Eromdiks, p.186 – a vintage print of this image is located in the Skidmore College Archives – Vertical Files – Buildings – Scribner Campus – South Hall and Skidmore College Archives – Vertical Files – Faculty Dramatics – Play, Performances (Photographs) – 1923-1948)

Physical description

gelatin silver print ; 20.3 x 25.4 cm.


This image may be used for educational purposes, as long as it is not altered in any way. Please cite as: [George S. Bolster Collection, Department of Special Collections, Lucy Scribner Library, Skidmore College]