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Title
Pole Rush, Pomona College
Date Created and/or Issued
circa 1907
Publication Information
Honnold Mudd Library. Special Collections
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Claremont Colleges Photo Archive
Rights Information
For more information on copyright or permissions for this image, please contact the Honnold/Mudd Library Special Collections at https://library.claremont.edu/scl/
Description
A group of male Pomona College students brawl in a field around a tall wooden pole in the center. A large group of spectators stand around the edges. [The Pole Rush was an annual tradition at Pomona College until 1926. The goal of the competition was to be the first to scale the pole.]
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
xp02196.tif
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/ccp/id/8608
Subject
Pomona College (Claremont, Calif.)
Student activities
College students
School contests
Wood poles
Pole Rush - Pomona College
Source
Lantern slide, 4 x 3.25 inches, colorized: title on slide, "'11 Fresh. war"; Pomona College Lantern Slides, Honnold/Mudd Library, Special Collections
Relation
Claremont Colleges Photo Archive - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/ccp

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