|Smith College has no "yell," its president announced officially
some time ago, but the young ladies of the college are sometimes, in moments
of excitement, heard to utter a cry which sounds thus: "Rah! Rah! Rah!
||Margaret Ward, pseud. (Edith Dunton Kellogg, class of 1897) and Eva Nagel, illustrator, Betty Wales, Freshman, 1909|
looked at the picture of Sophia Smith hanging over my desk. She seemed
to have changed a little and looked less like a retiring maiden lady and
more like the clever member of an ingenious family. I winked at her. "Quite
a gal," I said.
Soft Molasses Cookies
2 1/4 c. Molasses
2 1/4 c. Shortening
1 1/8 c. Sour Milk
3 1/2 tsp. Soda
2 1/4 tsp. Ginger
2 tsp. Cinnamon
2 3/4 qts. Flour
1. Heat molasses, melt in shortening, and add sugar.
Smith College Madeleine, 1972
Smith students adorning Sophia Smith's gravesite, Hatfield, 1922.
"Stand Up For Smith" doll coin banks made in 1919 by the Cleveland Smith Club for the Four Million Dollar Campaign. Each doll held a sign reading, "CHANGE Sophia to STAND UP for Smith."
Scene from "Heritage," a 1950 student production on the
life of Sophia Smith in honor of the College's 75th anniversary.
Smith students knitting (r) in the parlor of the Sophia
Smith homestead in Hatfield (l).
|The men have been telling us that Sophia was a wishy-washy old maid
and I'm just trying to give credit where credit is due. I think she was
a more determined woman than even her own family admitted....
"Heritage"-- a play in nine scenes written by Theatre students of the Smith College Class of 1950 for the 75th anniversary of the College. Photographs, programs and other documents from the production. Read the script!
"Sophie"-- lyrics by Sarah S. Mermann '76. From a pamphlet of Smith College songs.
"Sophia in Funderland" -- A whimsical booklet written by the the Alumnae Office for the College's Annual Fund, ca. 1929.
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