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Hearse Class Rivalry Poster, 1914

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Hearse Class Rivalry Poster, 1914
Hearse Class Rivalry Poster, 1914
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Creator: Class of 1917
Subjects: Student Activities
Description: This class rivalry poster was created by the sophomores (Class of 1917) to insult the freshmen (Class of 1918) before their annual class rivalry contest. The poster features a hearse, marked '17, carrying a coffin marked 1918. The text on the poster says, "Ye Boobs of '18. Hear Ye, Dregs of the Sewers: This is a college, not a barnyard, you anemic, atrophied aggregation of apes. Your conduct nauseates us, your malformed craniums are seething cess-pools of stagnation, therefore - Know Ye: To us has been detailed the task of ridding our beloved campus of your detestable carcasses ; and, efstoon the Slaughter Saturday Cometh. In the evening your corrupting corses will litter the earth. To us the task is odious, but love for our college rules the Class of '17."
Date: 1914
Format: Image/jpg
Original Format: Broadside
Resource Identifier: A001761.jpg
Rights Management: Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by Michigan State University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Contributing Institution: University Archives & Historical Collections, MATRIX
Relation: MSU Broadsies. Class Rivalry Posters.
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
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