Shepherdesses Dance around the May Pole

May Day festivities at Earlham College began as a private gathering in 1865 but blossomed into a campus wide activity involving both students, faculty and, at times, locals. The practice has since ended at Earlham.1

Photo © Earlham College, Reprinted with Permission
Photo taken May 1, 1906

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