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title:

Crowning of "Queen of the Cadavers"

image number:

P0039633

description:

As part of the Boress this year, a "Queen of the Cadavers" was chosen from the crowd of med students. She was crowned with a wreath of bones and had the honor of presiding over the Skeleton Club dance.

date taken:

1943 November 1

film code:

Eastman - Safety - Kodak 64

photographer studio:

Photographic Services

donor image number:

6780

accession number:

2000/003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Unknown Individual/s

personal name:

Lewis, Mary

location of individuals:

There are seven women on the stage. The third from the right is Mary Lewis, who would be chosen as Queen of the Cadavers.

building name:

Indiana Memorial Union (Union Building)

corporate name:

Medicine, School of

corporate name:

Law, School of

event name:

Law - Medic Boress

topic:

Medical students

topic:

Women

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

other place name:

Commons, The

series:

Groups

subseries:

Medicine

folder:

General