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Charles Dickens
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Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens
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Charles Dickens

Constance Applebee, 1903
Field Hockey

Constance Applebee, 1903

Constance Applebee, 1903
Field Hockey

'Ladies Armed with Clubs'

Field hockey in the United States began with Constance Applebee, an Englishwoman who taught Harvard students the game—and called them "one-legged turnips."

Charles Dickens
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A Moist and Oystery Twinkle: Charles Dickens at Harvard

​Charles J. H. Dickens loved three things about Boston: its literature, its oysters, and its Harvard men.

Construction of the Harvard Stadium
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Construction of the Harvard Stadium

Construction of the Harvard Stadium
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Right on Through the Ball Game

The Harvard Stadium was once “a student playground.”

MIT
MIT

'Consumer Guide to MIT Men'

FM takes a look back at the 1977 "Consumer Guide to MIT Men," a sexually explicit ranking of male MIT students.

The Boys in Crimson
Boston

The Boys in Crimson: Boston's Police Strikebreakers

The fall semester had not yet started, but in response to Boston Police Department strike, University President A. Lawrence Lowell, Class of 1877, encouraged students to volunteer as replacement officers.

Map of Fort Norumbega
Cambridge

Norse Code

It was Harvard professor Eben Norton Horsford who commissioned all 40 feet of the tower to be built and wrote the immense plaque commemorating the Viking fort of Norumbega.

Header
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Header

1964 Anti-Goldwater speakers
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1964 Anti-Goldwater speakers

From The Harvard Crimson's October 31, 1964 issue: "A sparse but enthusiastic crowd cheered anti-Goldwater speakers yesterday."

Political Cartoon 1964
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Political Cartoon 1964

A political cartoon published in The Crimson during the 1964 election.

1964 headline
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1964 headline

A headline from The Crimson's October 30, 1964 issue: "HYRC Backs Goldwater After Raucous Meeting."

1964 President Johnson
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1964 President Johnson

A series of photographs of President Johnson published in The Crimson's October 7, 1964 issue.