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This Week in Princeton History for June 13-19

In this week’s installment of our recurring series, a team sets off to compete in the Olympics, a group of women gain access to campus resources, and more.

June 13, 1900—The track team sets off for Paris to compete in the Olympics.

June 14, 1943—The newly formed Citizens’ Committee for a United Nations Front organizes a Flag Day rally held in Frick Auditorium. At the rally, Princeton’s president, Harold Dodds, warns, “We must avoid the temptation after this war to inflict our particular beliefs on others.”

June 16, 1877—There is a new iron fence in front of Nassau Hall.

June 17, 1889—Princeton’s Board of Trustees votes to give Evelyn College students use of Princeton’s Library and museums.

Evelyn College students, ca. 1890. Historical Subject Files (AC109), Box 332, Folder 1.

For the previous installment in this series, click here.

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