Dancing Through the Great Depression

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Acknowledgements

Exhibit content and design by Elizabeth West, University Archivist.

Special thanks are due to Brian Cuthrell (South Caroliniana Library) and Brooke Stillwell (Distance Education and Instructional Support) for the technical assistance they provided.

And to Mrs. Julia J. Belton, for her recent gift of the 1934 dance card and other memorabilia that belonged to her husband, Dr. Joseph Burckhalter (Class of 1934).


List of Images

Introduction:
Big Thursday -- 1959 Big Thursday historical souvenir program. University Archives.
Letter -- Records of the President, Leonard T. Baker, 1933-34, Students file. University Archives.

In the Classroom:
LeConte cartoon -- 1934 Garnet and Black. South Caroliniana Library.
Babcock -- 1957 Garnet and Black. South Caroliniana Library.
McKissick -- 1939 Garnet and Black. South Caroliniana Library.
Female students -- 1931 Garnet and Black. South Caroliniana Library.
Male students -- 1929 Garnet and Black. South Caroliniana Library.

Student Organizations:
Paddling -- 1939 Garnet and Black. South Caroliniana Library.
Carolina Traditions -- 1936 YMCA student handbook, "The Y's Bird." University Archives.
Sponsor with rooster -- 1931 Garnet and Black. South Caroliniana Library.
Dorm room band -- 1938 Garnet and Black. South Caroliniana Library.
Sidewalk -- Photograph courtesy Keith McGraw, Distance Education and Instructional Support, USC.

Campus Views:
Campus Map -- 1931 USC Student Handbook. University Archives.
Preston College -- University Archives Photograph Collection.
Original President's House -- University Archives Photograph Collection.
Melton Field -- University Archives Photograph Collection.
Carolina Stadium -- University Archives Photograph Collection.

Out on the Town:
Formal dance -- 1936 Garnet and Black. South Caroliniana Library.
1934 dance card -- University Archives Ephemera Collection.
Girl and car -- 1934 Garnet and Black. South Caroliniana Library.
Burnett's drug store -- University Archives Photograph Collection.
Wall -- 1930 Garnet and Black. South Caroliniana Library.

 

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