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Object Name Print, Photographic
Date c1905
Description Indiana University Kappa Alpha Theta House Party Photograph, 8"x10", c1905. Photograph is a reproduction inkjet print from the original c1905 photograph that was scanned and archived for the Faces and Places project at the Monroe County Historical Society in 2007. Image is of empty room on top half of photograph and Kappa Alpha Theta House party attendees on the bottom half. In the empty room, a small chandelier with three upright, round globes and three open-end light bulb covers facing downward, hangs in the foreground. Three windows with white curtains are on the left side and on the right in the corner of the room are chairs with pillows (some white) and a makeshift curtain with swords holding it is above the chairs. Recessed at the center back is a piano and stool and another small cabinet. The floor is hardwood. Image at the bottom is the same room with the party attendees sitting and standing in a group. Two men are laying on theirside next to a young boy sitting with a dark pillow in front of him. To the left of the young boy are three women in long dresses, a pillow in front of the center woman.The next row of attendees, some men and some women, are sitting on the floor, the woman and man at the right end have a light colored, fringed pillow in front of them with the word "Kappa" on it printed in dark letters. The next row, mostly women, are sitting on chairs and the row standing are men and women, one man dressed in a Native American outfit and headdress and a man on the left end has on a wizard robe and hat and huge fake ears. The chandelier is covered with crepe paper and other paper decorations and the floow is covered with confetti.
Accession number 1600.001
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