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title:

Commencement

image number:

P0040062

description:

Dr. Tsiang, the commencement speaker, was a Chinese historian and, at the time, the secretary to the president of Kuomintang generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek. He had studied in America, with degrees from Oberlin College and Columbia University, and had returned to represent Chiang at the United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Conference, where Herman Wells was a delegate as part of his duties with the U.S. State Department.

date taken:

1943 December 19

photographer studio:

Photographic Services

donor image number:

6873

accession number:

2000/003

copyright owner:

Indiana University

personal name:

Huang, Robert T.

personal name:

Howe, Louis

personal name:

Wells, Herman B

personal name:

Tsiang, Tingfu F.

personal name:

Bryan, William Lowe

personal name:

Shoemaker, Raymond L.

personal name:

Smith, Henry Lester

location of individuals:

(L to R) Robert T. Huang, Louie Howe, IU President Herman B Wells, Tingfu F. Tsiang. Behind Lowe is IU President Emeritus William Lowe Bryan and behind him is Military Professor Raymond L. Shoemaker. Behind Huang is Dean of Education Henry Lester Smith.

building name:

Auditorium (1941)

event name:

Commencement

topic:

Graduation ceremonies

topic:

College administrators

topic:

Minorities

topic:

Visitors (Foreign Dignitaries)

city:

Bloomington

state:

Indiana

series:

Groups

subseries:

Administration

folder:

Commencement