Memorabilia and Ephemera

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Dickinson vs Susquehanna Football Program (Nov. 1938)
November 12, 1938

The program for Dickinson's football game against Susquehanna University at Biddle field on November 12, 1938.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Student Life, Sport and Recreation

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

St. Francis ballet program
circa 1939

This program is for the St. Francis ballet. Pavel Tchelitchew is listed as the set and costume designer.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F62

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1920-1939

S.S. Dickinson Victory, Launch Program
February 9, 1945

This program is for the launch of the S.S. Dickinson Victory on February 9, 1945.

Location: Dickinson Victory Dropfile

Subject: Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1940-1959

1950 Commencement Program
June 4, 1950

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 4, 1950 shows the order of exercises, lists the members of the graduating class from the college, and also lists graduates from the Dickinson School of Law.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1940-1959

1960 Commencement Program
June 5, 1960

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 5, 1960 shows the order of exercises and lists the members of the graduating class from the college.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1960-1979

1965 Commencement Program
June 6, 1965

This copy of the printed program for the commencement exercises held on June 6, 1965 shows the order of exercises and lists the members of the graduating class from the college.

Location: Dickinsoniana Programs

Subject: Dickinson College Events

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1960-1979

Postcard advertisement for Allen Tanner Plays Bach, Debussy, Scriabin, Granados, Rachmaninoff, Steinert
1967

This postcard is an advertisement for Allen Tanner's 1967 album Allen Tanner Plays Bach, Debussy, Scriabin, Granados, Rachmaninoff, Steinert.

Location: MC 2013.3, B4, F56

Subject: Visual and Performing Arts

Format: Memorabilia and Ephemera

Time Period: 1960-1979

Project Africa
Summer 1968

A program for Project Africa, an organization that provides vital experience living and working with African counterparts in an African nation. This program promotes various activities associated with the program, such as discussions concerning the dynamics of continental Africa with students...

Black Arts Festival 1973
March 29-April 1, 1973

This flier for Dickinson College's Congress of African Students' "A Black Arts Festival" announces the festival's schedule, which includes film screenings and a lecture by Jeffrey Holder. 

Black Arts Festival 1975
April 6-13, 1975

The 5th Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "the Black Light of Truth,” as the schedule includes a film screening of Claudine, speeches from prominent figures in the African-...

Black Arts Festival: 360° of Blackness
March 9, 1976

This program is for “360° of Blackness,” a performance event by members of Dickinson College's Congress of African Students and members of the community, as part of the Sixth Annual Black Arts Festival.

"Portrait in Blackness": Black Arts Festival 1978
April 3-9, 1978

The 8th Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "Portrait in Blackness,” as the schedule includes lectures on the “History of Blacks in American Films,” a dramatic interpretation and poetry...

"Have We Overcome": Black Arts Festival 1979
April 2- 8, 1979

The 10th Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "Have We Overcome,” as the schedule includes a dramatic interpretation entitled, “An Evening with Frederick Douglass,” a lecture recital by...

"Versatility in Blackness": Black Arts Festival 1980
March 30-April 5, 1980

The 1980 Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "Versatility in Blackness,” as the schedule includes a workshop with Gwendolyn Bradley, a recital with Raymond Jackson, a talk with Benjamin...

Black Arts Festival 1980
March 30-April 5, 1980

The Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. This brochure highlights major events at the festival, including a talk by author Claude Brown, and a lecture by Benjamin Hooks, the executive director of the NAACP.

"Versatility in Blackness": Black Arts Festival 1981
March 30-April 5, 1981

The 1981 Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "Versatility in Blackness,” as the schedule includes  lectures by Acel Moore and Faith Ringgold...

Black Arts Festival 1981
March 30-April 5, 1981

In this flier, the Congress of African Students announces the schedule for the 1981 Black Arts Festival. Events include the performance of the Chuck Davis Dance Company, a lecture from bio-chemist Dr. Richard Goldsby, and a concert by Mildred Salter.

"Expressions in Black": Black Arts Festival 1982
April 12–April 18, 1982

The 1982 Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "Expression in Black,” as the schedule includes lectures by Oliver LaGrone, Carl B. Stokes, and Dr. James Rose, a performance by the...

Black Arts Festival 1982
April 12–April 18, 1982

This flier outlines the schedule for Dickinson College's Congress of African Students' "A Black Arts Festival." Events include lectures by Oliver LaGrone and Carl B. Stokes, a Sound Entertainment party, and poetry reading from Nikki Giovanni.

"A Message in the Arts": Black Arts Festival 1983
April 11-April 17, 1983

The 1983 Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "A Message in the Arts,” as the schedule includes an art exhibition, lectures by Catti James and John Rufus Caleb, and a screening of The...

"Reflections on a Culture": Black Arts Festival 1984
March 4-10, 1984

The 1984 Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "Reflections on a Culture,” as the schedule includes numerous lectures and performance from prominent members of the African-American...

100th Anniversary of Women at Dickinson
Fall 1984

This flier announces upcoming events for the 100th Anniversary of Women at Dickinson, including lectures like "A History of Women at Dickinson," seminars like "American Understandings of College Reunions As Seen In Literature and Film," panel presentation such as " Title IX Legislation and the...

"A Cultural Celebration": Black Arts Festival 1985
March 3-9, 1985

The 1985 Annual Black Arts Festival is presented by Dickinson College's Congress of African Students. The program for this festival highlights its theme, "A Cultural Celebration,” as the schedule includes numerous lectures and performance from prominent members of the African-American community...

Black Arts Festival: Ain't Misbehavin'
March 8, 1985

A program for a the Tony Award winning musical Ain’t Misbehavin’, which is performed in Mathers Theatre as part of the 1985 Black Arts Festival.

"Black Artists Living in the Mid-Atlantic States": Black Arts Festival 1986
March 3- April 10, 1986

The 18th Annual Black Artists Festival program highlights the three artists - Willie Birch, Vincent Smith, and Gilberto Wilson - whose work is on display in the Emil R. Weiss Center of the Arts as part of the “Black Artists Living in the Mid-Atlantic States” exhibition. These artists' are...

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