Mary Switzer Receiving Degree from Tufts University

Print, Photographic

Accession Number: 2014.13.2.66

Description: Black and white print, Mary E. Switzer, center, a woman with curly dark hair wearing an academic robe, flat cap with tassel, and a light academic hood around her neck, a pair of eyeglasses hang from a chain around her neck and she holds a rolled diploma in her left hand; with her right hand she shakes the hand of Tufts University President Nils Wessell; Wessell stands to the left, a short haired man wearing a dark academic robe with three stripes on the sleeves, a flat tasseled cap and a light academic hood around his neck; in front of Wessell is a low table with a metal and wood sceptre resting on a cushion; on the right, behind Switzer, stands Dr. Robert L. Nichols in similar garb; he reaches out to adjust Switzer's hood; Stoneham Press formatting label pasted to back; in ink, "Mary Elizabeth Switzer, Tufts University, congratulated by President Nils Y. Wessell as she is hooded by Dr. Robert L. Nichols of Tufts faculty. Listen Dec. 1955".

Print Size: 8" (h) x 10" (w)

Date: Dec-55

Credit Line: Gift of the Carroll Center for the Blind, 2014.13