Throwback Thursday: Picnic Edition
Each week we’ll be posting a photograph from University Archives that shows a scene from KU’s past. We’ve also scanned more than 3,600 images from KU’s University Archives and made them available online; be sure to check them out!
We’ve been enjoying some gorgeous, and unseasonably warm, spring weather on Mount Oread. It’s the perfect time to take a cue from these early KU students and enjoy a picnic!
Group portrait of the KU Class of 1897 during a picnic at Blue Mound, Kansas.
University Archives Photos. Call Number: RG 71/34 1897 Prints: Student Activities: Class Pictures (Photos).
Click image to enlarge (redirect to Spencer’s digital collections).
Head of Public Services
Melissa Kleinschmidt, Megan Sims, and Abbey Ulrich
Public Services Student Assistants