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May Day Festival

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Collection number: UA-22-9
Scope and Contents May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

Box 2

 Box — Box: 2
Collection number: Box 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

May Day Committees

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 1
Collection number: Folder 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

Guest Book, May 30, 1949

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 2
Collection number: Folder 2
Scope and Contents From the Collection: May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Created: May 30, 1949

Misc.

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 3
Collection number: Folder 3
Scope and Contents

Instructions, memos, etc.

Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

May Queens

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 4
Collection number: Folder 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

Dr. Curem - May Day Play

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 5
Collection number: Folder 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

May Day

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 6
Collection number: Folder 6
Scope and Contents From the Collection: May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

May Day Information from Valdosta State College: The First Half Century

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 7
Collection number: Folder 7
Scope and Contents From the Collection: May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

Misc.

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 8
Collection number: Folder 8
Scope and Contents From the Collection: May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

Program/Itinerary for May Day / Play Day, May 4, 1940

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 9
Collection number: Folder 9
Scope and Contents From the Collection: May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Created: May 4, 1940

Kate Swiderski May Day Photos: 1934 and 1950 or 1951

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 10
Collection number: Folder 10
Scope and Contents

10 photos of May Day Festivities donated by Kate Swiderski in 2011 to the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.

Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

May Day 1934, Image 1

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 10, Item: 1
Collection number: Item 1
Scope and Contents

B/W 4 x 2.74 Photograph. Photo from crowd of the 1934 May Queen and her court.

Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

May Day Pictures

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 11
Collection number: Folder 11
Scope and Contents From the Collection: May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

May Day 1934 - May Queen and Court

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 10, Item: 2
Collection number: Item 2
Scope and Contents

B/W Photo of 1934 May Queen and her court from the bleachers.

Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

Spinning the May Pole, 1934

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 10, Item: 3
Collection number: Item 3
Scope and Contents

B/W photograph of GSWC students winding maypoles on the green.

Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

May Day Library Display

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 12
Collection number: Folder 12
Scope and Contents From the Collection: May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

May Day Case #1

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 13
Collection number: Folder 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection: May Day was a tradition that had been on campus since the school's inception in 1913. It lasted until the 1956, ending after Georgia State Womans College became Co-ed. There was a break in the mid-1940's caused by wartime austerity.  Modeled after the Old English May Day festival, every year featured a different theme, and a new May Queen and Court. Plays were held, and visitors came to view the festivities that always ended with a dance around the May Pole. As the years went on, MayDay...
Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

May Day 1950 (or 51)

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 10, Item: 4
Collection number: Item 4
Scope and Contents From the File:

10 photos of May Day Festivities donated by Kate Swiderski in 2011 to the Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections.

Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956

May Day Photos

 File — Box: 2, Folder: 14
Collection number: Folder 14
Scope and Contents

Considered not used (for display)

Dates: Acquired: 2011-05-17; 1913 - 1956