Material relating to the Pennsylvania Military College Museum (PMC Museum), which opened on October 14, 2000. The museum is housed in a newly constructed wing of the Alumni Auditorium. Box includes photographs and other materials found on the Museum's Timeline and in the museum exhibits.
Non-Photograph items include the following:
Cover of 1955 Seventeen Magazine issue featuring PMC Cadets
Copies of Bill Stern's diplomas from the American Heritage Center at the University of Wyoming.
PMC News from May, 1917
Dome from 1972 with headline "Trustees Dissolve Corps"
Dome from 1972 with headline "We're Now Widener College"
Bulletins from PMA 1883 and 1885
May 1959 issue of PMC Alumni Bulletin including photograph of String Band and also aerial views of campus.
Copy of quote from Warren Harding "If I had a dozen sons I'd send every one of them to PMC for here you make men" from the Handbook of Fourth Class Knowledge circa 1969.
Cadets playing Push Ball in the snow (sometimes spelled Pushball)
Double exposure of Hyatt's Funeral and Cadets drilling
Individual photo of Cadet George Berlin
Three Polo Players with their horses
Cadets playing polo behind Old Main
Last Cadet Corps Graduating Class on steps in front of Old Main, 1972
Wolfgram Memorial Library
Aerial Views of campus
Cadets studying aviation, 1920
Cadet dorm room in Howell Hall
General MacMorland with Maribell Whetstone, 1957
General Doolittle inspecting alumni during the Broom Drill, 1964
J. Edgar Hoover receiving Honorary Degree
Photo of John Wanamaker, General Pershing, and Charles Hyatt circa 1919.
Jack Arnold, class of 1999, and the Broom Drill
1896 PMC Baseball Team
1908 Football Team
Page from Levi Huber scrapbook of photographs of General Charles Hyatt's Funeral, 1930.
Cadets in formation behind Old Main, mid 1950s.
Cadets in front Old Main, pictured in 1930 yearbook.
Preparatory School Students in front of Sproul Hall, late 1940's to early 1950's.
Presentation of War Bonnet, with title of "Warrior Thunderhawk" to General Charles Hyatt, by Chief Red Tomahawk of the Sioux Tribe, North Dakota, on Commencement Day, June 19, 1929.
Frank Edmundson, class of 1953 (on left) and Donald Clifton, next to him, at Scoops Frog Pond circa 1953. Frank designed the decal of the Pennsylvania Military College Cadet with the broad shoulders and large chest.
Cadets marching on field behind Old Main with original Alumni Auditorium behind them. Postcard of Old Main.
Invitation to Exhibition Drill in 1908.
View from 2nd floor of Old Main.
Postcard of "Squad 'Presenting Sabres' -- Pennsylvania Military College, Chester, PA."
Photo found in book "Hockshop" probably of William R. Simpson, class of 1918.
Photo probably of Walter S. Bastian, circa 1920.
June 16, 1920 Commencement Program.
Jousting competition at Pennsylvania Military College. Miss Higbie crowned Queen, circa 1930. Lindley C. Scarlett on left, Miss Mary Higbie of Newark, NJ in center, Major General William G. Price, Jr., on right.
Frederick Humphreys, First Military Pilot.
General Eisenhower on Campus
Photo of Cecil B. DeMille Autobiography