Item 001 - Ralph's College Snapshots and Mementos

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Ralph's College Snapshots and Mementos

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R.R. Wurzburger

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CA MUA MG 4319-03-001

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  • Approximately 1922-1923 (Creation)

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1 bound volume ; 4 cm of graphic and textual materials

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This item is an album containing personal photographs and ephemera. The photos include portraits, group shots, and many agricultural photos, as well as photos of railway construction, cars, and aeroplanes. The ephemera include dance cards, programs for convocations and concerts, invitations to social events. The owner of the album was a student at Macdonald College, probably in agriculture.

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Spine broken, pages in very poor condition.

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This album contains a photograph with students in costume, including some students wearing blackface, a racist practice rooted in stereotypes of Black people and Black cultures.

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McGill University Archives Photo Collection No.


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  • Box: M0087