May Day on the lawn between Newman House and Griffith Hall – “The Rape of the Lock” dance play based on the mock epic by Alexander Pope – students dressed as playing cards – (in no particular order): Elizabeth Burrell ’37, Betty Moody ’38, Leona Speiser ’38, Elizabeth Broughton ’38, Mary Fuller ’38, Thelma Pullman ’38, Helen Bates ’36, Jean Becker ’39, Frances Wheeler ’38, Helen Wellman ’39, Gene Rankin ’38, Edith Cosgrove ’39, Jane Fennell ’39, Betty Fishback ’39, Marjorie Kirk ’39)


May 16, 1936


(see “Skidmore News,” May 16, 1936, p.1 – cropped version of image appears in 1937 Eromdiks, p.192 – a vintage print of this image is located in the Skidmore College Archives – Vertical Files – May Day – 1936-1937)

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]