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As men went to serve in World War II, women quickly filled their roles, becoming some of the finest mechanics, engineers, and technicians. The Electric Boat Company was a major employer of female workers. Thus, New London played an important role not…

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Page 2 contains ephemera related to the Fifty-First Commencement Ceremonies of Connecticut College. This includes: An invitation to the Fifty-First Commencement Ceremony; a commencement program outlining the commencement events on June 7th and 8th…

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Page 3 contains ephemera related to Linda's Commencement Ceremony in June 1969. This includes: a white cloth anti-Vietnam armband worn during the Fifty-First Commencement Ceremony; A graduation rehearsal schedule for the Fifty-First Commencement…

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Page 5 contains newspaper clippings related to coeducation events and sentiments at Yale University in 1968. The page also contains memorabilia from Connecticut College Class Day 1968, including an invitation to the event, a blue laurel chain from…

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Page 4 contains assorted ephemera. There is a Boston Museum of Science pamphlet from the 1960s detailing the museum's exhibits and floor plans at the time; an article on college guides to datesmanship; a short clipping on how boys can easily get…

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Page 6 holds two different collages created by Linda. The first collage focuses on the theme of love. The second is entitled '1966'; its theme relates to its title, the year 1966. This collage is adhered to the page underneath the Freshman Majors…

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A word collage entitled "1966" by Linda Lee Abel. The collage describes her thoughts on the year through words, letters and punctuation, which were cut from magazines and attached to a sheet of construction paper. This sheet was then folded and…

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Page 7 contains a full volume of the Connecticut College's student newspaper the Conn Census Vol. 50, No. 26, Thursday, September 30, 1965. Other newspaper clippings on the page include an article entitled "A Man's Opinion," which provides a young…
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