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This document consists of an outline for the talk Mary Frances Watson, Dean of Women, planned to give to female, first-year students and their parents during the 1969 orientation program.  Her planned comments include:

Date: June 13, 1969

During a talk in chapel, college chaplain Joseph Washington, Jr.

Date: December 10, 1963
Witwer Hall

This photo depicts four women studying in Witwer Hall, c. 1965. The names of the women are not known. If you recognize someone in the photo, please contact the archives at archives@dickinson.edu.

Date: circa 1965
Judy Rogers dons traditional Sierra Leonean Dress After Summer-long OCA Trip.

Dickinson junior Judy Rogers, after spending the summer in Sierra Leone as part of the Operation Crossroads Africa (OCA) program, shared her experiences with her classmates and local communities. Rogers remarked on the similarities between African cities and American cities, and her own intimate participation in Sierra Leonean culture: students were expected to live as the local people did, eating their food and donning traditional dress when appropriate.

Date: September 26, 1963

This photo depicts a group of students protesting the Vietnam War. The students marched from Dickinson College past the Army War College in 1969.

Date: 1969

This photo depicts two female students participating in the anti-war march. The march was organized by Dickinson students to protest Amercia's involvement in the Vietnam War.

Date: October 15, 1969

This photo depicts Deborah Siegel, class of 1972, reading the names of soldiers killed in the Vietnam War. This demonstration protested America's involvement in the war.

Date: 1969

This photo depicts student Judy Rogers and Jim Robinson during a Project Africa event in 1964.

Date: 1964
Presidents' Council Minutes: March 20, 1963

During the Presidents' Council (Women's Interdormitory Council) meeting of March 20, 1963, residents of Sellers Hall requested permission for male visitors to be allowed in the dorm. This request was granted:

Date: March 20, 1963