Photo Essay: Loyola Freshmen of the Past

As a new school year begins, it can be fun to look back at how Loyola’s freshmen class was welcomed in the past….

Loyola Freshmen Welcome

Loyola Freshmen Welcome

Did you know each freshmen, male and female, was issued a beanie? Women also received Loyola pin cushions at one time!

Loyola Freshmen Beanie

Loyola Freshmen Beanie

Freshmen with Beanies

Freshmen with Beanies

Freshmen Sweethearts

Freshmen Sweethearts

They were subjected to Kangaroo Courts who doled out mock punishments….

Kangaroo Court

Kangaroo Court

Freshman being paddled

Freshman being paddled

Freshman scrubbing the sidewalk

Freshman scrubbing the sidewalk

..including lots and lots of pies in the face!

Freshman with pie face

Freshman with pie face

More freshmen and pies

More freshmen and pies

Frosh!

Frosh!

It’s a good thing they seemed to have a sense of humor about the whole ordeal.

Freshman smiles with pie face

Freshman smiles with pie face

Freshman smiles with pie face

Freshman smiles with pie face

A few things were certain – they were definitely a defiant bunch…

Freshmen unite!

Freshmen unite

…and quite dapper dressers!

Well dressed frosh!

Looking good!

Found in the Archives is a recurring series of crazy cool stuff found in the Monroe Library’s Special Collections & Archives.

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