Archives Photograph Collection

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title:

Ruth Thomas at the Chimes

image number:

P0039303

description:

Thomas, a student in the School of Music, took over playing the evening chimes in the Student Building after the last of the male carillonneurs were called off to war. She was the first woman to control the levers of the chimes since the building's erection.

This image appears in the October 1943 Indiana Alumni Magazine, page 24.

date taken:

1943 June

film code:

Eastman - Safety - Kodak 64

photographer studio:

Photographic Services

photographer studio:

Graham, Allen

donor image number:

6437

accession number:

2000/003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Thomas, Ruth

building name:

Student Building (1906)

corporate name:

Music, School of

corporate name:

McShane Bell Foundry

topic:

Women

topic:

Chimes

topic:

Musical instruments

topic:

Firsts

topic:

World War II

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Individuals

subseries:

Music

folder:

General