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Orientation Button, 1985

Round, white button distributed at Orientation 1985. In red reads: "Dickinson College Class of ’89."

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Orientation, Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Gay Trivia Game, 1985

A gay trivia game in a pink, black and white box. It has questions about politics, romance, history, fads, entertainment, arts, people and places. The game includes score cards, two pencils, a die, imstructions, and 1800 trivia questions.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: LGBT History

Format: Miscellaneous

Pennsmen Belt Buckle, 1985

The Pennsmen is a leather and Levi men's group in Central Pa.  This items is a round, metal belt buckle with the Pennsmen logo on the front. The Logo consists of a sword pointing into a coupala, cross by two arrows, which are chained together at...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: LGBT History

Format: Clothing, Jewelry

Medallion – Lorimar, 200th Episode of Dallas, 1985 (2)

Philip Capice, a television producer, received this medallion after the 200th episode of the soap opera Dallas. "The 200th Episode of Dallas Lorimar November 15, 1985 - CBS" is written on both sides of the medallion in front of a radio...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Medal, Commemorative Medal

Format: Currency/Medallions

Student Senate Plaque, 1986

A wooden shield with a plastic medallion featuring the "United Way"name and symbol, with a small rectangular golden metal plate with the engraved text, 'Student Senate, " Fall Fest” 1986'

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Plaque, Fall Fest

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Alumni Dink, c.1986

Red, cotton dink with "36" embroidered on the front. Created for a reunion of the class of 1936, which was most likely the 50th reunion in 1986.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Dink, Reunion, 50th Reunion

Format: Hats

Association for Retarded Citizen of the United States, Special Recognition Award, 1986

A plaque, from the Association for Retarded Citizen of the United States, of the Special Recognition Award, presented to the Lorimar Productions Company in 1986. It commemorates Philip Caprice's (Class of 1952) work on the television show "...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Honors and Awards, Plaque, Film Award

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Armband, c.1986

A white cotton armband with "Total Divestment Now" written in blue marker, used during protest of South African investments.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Armband, Student Protests

Format: Ephemera

Dickinson Reunion Nametags (2), c.1986

Two reunion name tags, both belonging to Ruth Trout, class of 1936. Both name tags are rectangular pins with ribbons attached to them, one with yellow ribbons with "Golden Alumni" in black text and the other has a white ribbon with "50th Reunion...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Pins, Nametag, Reunion, Golden Alumni

Format: Pins/Buttons

Women’s Center t-shirt, 1987

T-shirt designed by Julie Brasser, a member of the Class of 1988, for Dickinson’s Women’s Center in 1987.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: T-shirt

Format: Clothing

Public Affairs Symposium buttons (13), 1987-1995

Thirteen round metal buttons of various size featuring the annual Public Affairs Symposium title and dates. Two buttons for the United Nations Symposium (1995), three buttons for the Environment Symposium (1990), one button for the PAS Sport...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Buttons

Format: Pins/Buttons

Wine Bottle, 1987

A green glass wine bottle used during the inauguration of President A. Lee Fritschler. The stained label features a picture of President A. Lee Fritschler and the text "Naughty Marietta 1986, specially selected in honor of the Inauguration of A....

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Inauguration

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Golden Alumni Name Tag, 1987

A rectangular paper name tag in a plastic sleeve with two attached golden ribbons with the text "GOLDEN" on the left ribbon and "ALUMNI" on the right ribbon. The name tag has a gold trim which frames the hand written name "Velva Diven Daihl, 1927...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Nametag, Golden Alumni, Reunion, Alumni Weekend

Format: Miscellaneous

Wine Bottle, 1987

A green glass wine bottle used during the inauguration of President A. Lee Fritschler. The label features a picture of President A. Lee Fritschler and the text "Naughty Marietta 1986, specially selected in honor of the Inauguration of A. Lee...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Inauguration

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Harrisburg Hustlers Volleyball Charm City Invitational Baltimore Trophy, 1987

The Harrisburg Hustler's volleyball team received this Charm City Invitational Baltimore (MD) trophy in 1987.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: LGBT History

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Cap and Hood, 1987

A black tam-style cap with a gold tassel and a red, yellow, and blue hood worn by Stephanie Larson, Professor of Political Science at Dickinson College.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Academic Regalia, Hood

Format: Clothing

Coro Stelutis Plaque, 1988

Gold plaque inscribed to President A. Lee Fritschler mounted on blue velvet in a faux snakeskin box.  A gift to President Fritschler from Coro Stelutis. 

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Honors and Awards

Format: Plaques/Trophies

University of Bologna Commemorative Medal, 1988

Bronze medal with vignettes of the University of Bologna and Latin inscription on reverse. Given to Dickinson by the University.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Commemorative Medal, Study Abroad

Format: Currency/Medallions

John Dickinson Society cup, 1988

A metal cup with the inscription "John Dickinson Society 1988" on it. It was given to Philip Capice (Class of 1952).

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Cup

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Football Centennial Conference Championship Plaque, 1988

Photo of the 1988 Red Devil Football Team and plate mounted on a wood plaque commemorating the team’s Centennial Conference championship and participation in the E.C.A.C. South Bowl in 1988.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Honors and Awards, Athletics, Centennial Conference

Format: Plaques/Trophies

Dickinson College Sweatshirt, 1988

A red cotton fleece hoodless pullover sweatshirt with the college seal and "Dickinson" in white with a black outline. 

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Sweatshirt

Format: Clothing

Pewter Cup, 1988

Pewter cup with no handles, engraved with college seal and “The John Dickinson Society 1988.”

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Honor Societies

Format: Miscellaneous

College Debate on Energy Plaque and Name Tag, c.1988

A rectangular wooden award plaque with gold-tone  medal reading "Westinghouse Corp Pennsylvania Electric Assoc." above a metal plate reading "Participant Seventh Annual College Debates on Energy 1987-88" in black text. This award was given to...

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Plaque, Nametag, Energy Debates

Format: Pins/Buttons, Plaques/Trophies

Class of 1988 Mug, 1988

A glass mug with a design of the West College door and steps on the front with text over top of it. The mug belonged to Daniel Heisey as a member of the class of 1988.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: Mug

Format: Glassware/Ceramics

Football Schedule t-shirt, front

White t-shirt printed with “Watch the Devils…” and football schedule on front and “Explode” and list of opponents’ names on back.

Decade: 1980-1989

Subject: T-shirt, Athletics

Format: Clothing

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