Monthly Archives: September 2011

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Party in Alumni Hall 1920

By | September 26th, 2011|

There wasn't much to do on campus back in 1920. Radio didn't explode for another decade so just about everyone played an instrument or sang in order to pass the time and impress the "janes." Harold "Doc" Martin strums the banjo in the first pic (notice the theatrical poses). The [...]

Tug of War: Rooks versus Sophomores 1919

By | September 21st, 2011|

Circa 1919 on the U.P. The caption reads: "Rooks against Sophomores - Guess who won?!" Click the image to see a larger version. See more comments regarding this post on Facebook.

Morality of the Cadet Corps

By | September 13th, 2011|

The President of Norwich University is required to submit a yearly report to the Board of Trustees. President Herbert Rufus Roberts submitted his last on June 2nd of 1917. It included the following section entitled "Morals of Cadets": "Ever since my connection with the institution I have made every effort [...]

Football on the Upper Parade Ground

By | September 11th, 2011|

Pick-up Football on the Upper Parade circa 1920. The caption reads "13-0." Click the image to see a larger version. See comments regarding this post on Facebook.

Learning to Ride

By | September 10th, 2011|

An unidentified Norwich Cadet circa 1922 tries to get a hold of his horse. The handwritten caption reads "The Ambition of my young life!" Click the image to see a larger version. See more comments regarding this post on Facebook.