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Green Library exhibition highlights 125 years of student life at Stanford

November 18, 2016

By curating university archives and digital materials, Stanford librarians reveal the diverse history of the student experience on campus.

Stanford’s first major student demonstration occurred during the so-called “Liquor Rebellion.” In 1908, 300 students marched to rebel against a new alcohol ban on campus.

A suspension letter, addressed to a student who partook in the Liquor Rebellion, is one of thousands of archival treasures on display at a new exhibition at Green Library celebrating Stanford’s 125th anniversary. Drawing on a trove of photos, fliers and student publications from the past, Stanford Stories from the Archives: 1891-2016 showcases the unique history of student life on the Farm. (read more)

Women’s basketball team, 1896