Hoop rolling, 1955. 

Hoop rolling, 1955. 

Hoop rolling, 1940’s.

Hoop rolling, 1940’s.

Chen-Hua Yang (Wu) and Chia-Ling Changon. Ivy Day, 1948
Source: Smith College Archives

Chen-Hua Yang (Wu) and Chia-Ling Changon. Ivy Day, 1948

Source: Smith College Archives

Quad water fight! 

Quad water fight! 


In 1922 the College’s new laundry facility opened up on State Street at the site of the Capen School. Hailed as ‘admirably equipped with modern machinery and a fire-proof building’ it still relied on human beings to get the job accomplished. This laundry worker stands in front a one of those machines in 1950.


- Smith College Archives

In 1922 the College’s new laundry facility opened up on State Street at the site of the Capen School. Hailed as ‘admirably equipped with modern machinery and a fire-proof building’ it still relied on human beings to get the job accomplished. This laundry worker stands in front a one of those machines in 1950.


Madeleine Newell, Class of 1903, her sister Marjorie Newell, and their father Arthur Webster Newell were traveling from the Middle East to their home in Lexington, Massachusetts on the Titanic. Madeleine and her sister survived the disaster, but their father perished in the sinking of the ship.

- Smith College Archives

Madeleine Newell, Class of 1903, her sister Marjorie Newell, and their father Arthur Webster Newell were traveling from the Middle East to their home in Lexington, Massachusetts on the Titanic. Madeleine and her sister survived the disaster, but their father perished in the sinking of the ship.

- Smith College Archives

Room Draw!

One of the most stress-inducing activities during the college career of a Smith student. I once battled five housemates for a 8x6ft room. I do not exaggerate. 

This amazing page cycles through each house. View it live here

WOZQ 91.9 in Davis Center, 2002

WOZQ 91.9 in Davis Center, 2002

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