Alumni Association 1920s-1930s

  • Students, faculty and alumnae dance at the “Jade Buddha” Ball, 1926.

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  • Group shot of the attendees of the 1925 “Venetian” Alumnae Ball.

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  • Attendees at the “Discover America with Columbus and Cortez” Ball, 1927. Francis Beuder dressed as the Harlequin (left) and Mary Elizabeth Riddle (right) as a stylized Christopher Columbus.

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  • Group in costume for the 1927 “Discover America…” Ball.

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  • Two students pose outside of the “Discover America…” Ball, 1927.

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  • Ethel Reyburn (Class of ’28) in costume for the 1927 costume ball.

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  • Showing off costumes for 1928’s “One Arabian Night” Ball.

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  • Posing outside of the “One Arabian Night” Ball, 1928.

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  • Attendees display their costumes. “One Arabian Night” Ball, 1928.

  • Poster design for 1929’s “A Mediterranean Cruise with Marco Polo” Costume Ball.

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  • Taking a break from decorating for the “East O’ the Sun and West O’ the Moon” Ball, 1930.

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  • A group in costume for 1930’s “East o’ the Sun and West ‘o the Moon” Ball.

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  • Elaborate headdress from “East O’ the Sun and West O’ the Moon” Ball, 1930.

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  • Poster design for the Alumnae Association’s 1931 Costume Ball. The theme was “Private View at the Royal Academy: Victorian Art of the Fifties.”

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  • Hand painted decorations for “Private View at the Academy,” 1931.

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  • Noted alumna (’11) and faculty member, Arrah Lee Gaul, is shown posing in her costume for the 1931 costume ball.

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  • Exhibiting inventive costumes from the “Toy Parade” Alumnae Ball, 1932.

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  • Posing at the 1932 “Toy Parade” Ball.

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  • Poster design for “Hollywood Hi-Lights” Alumnae Dance, 1934

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  • Wall decorations for “Hollywood Hi-Lights,” 1934.

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  • Working hard on the elaborate decorations for the 1937 “Mexican Ball.”

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