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Accession #MU2013/32 F
TopicMay Day Celebrations: The 1970' s through 1993
KeywordsMay Pole,
TitleMay Day Queens and Courts
LocationPhotograph File Folder Section in Order of Accession Number
CitationMay Day Queens and Courts, MU2013/32 F, Archives and Church of the Brethren Collection, Funderburg Library, Manchester University, North Manchester, Indiana.
AccessResearchers are responsible for determining copyright status of archived materials where this is relevant to their intended use of the materials.
ProvenanceCollection of the Archives, Photograph Box 54, May Day Courts
Scope and Content

1970 May Day Celebration

·         Sue Wells (May Day Queen 1969) crowns Barbara Eiler, May Day Queen 1970.

·         Photograph of May Pole dancers.

·         Photographs of Queen and Court.

·         Theme – Apollo 11.


1973 May Day Celebration

·         1973 May Day Queen, Connie Breedlove

·         Other pictures of May Day Queen Candidates (Queen and Court) that include – Janet Straesser, Connie Breedlove (Queen), Roberta Shrock (Bobbie Shrock – Runner-Up), Corinne Donat, Cinda Lehman, Patricia Mercer, Barbara Federspiel.


1987 May Day Celebration

·         Denise Jones and Mark Shafer, May Day Queen and King, in a photograph with President Robinson.  Robinson is in uniform as a participant in the alumni baseball game.

1988 May Day Celebration

Matt Smucker and Jill Wampler, May Day King and Queen.


1989 May Day Celebration

As part of Community Appreciation Day - May Day Queens, Kings, and Maids of Honor were invited back to Manchester College for a ceremony and reception.

·         Photograph of past May Queens and King, 6 May 1989.

·         Keith Kiser (Class of 1989) and Blanche Drive Chambers (1922 May Queen). She was the third Queen of the May.

·         Jackie Grabill - 1989 May Queen.

·         Betty Schindler (Habegger) – 1940 May Queen.

·         Jackie Grabill and Eric Snyder – 1989 May Day Queen and King.

·         Return of the May Pole. First May Pole since the early 1970’s.


1990 May Day Celebration

Photograph of Kristina Lange and Courtney Schwartz, May Day Queen and King.


1993 May Day Celebration

Photograph of Lisa Hohenberger and Pedro Larco, May Day Queen and King.



See Also unidentified pictures in MU2013/32 A.

Date of Accession02 May 2013
Archivist NoteStudent Archivist, Kelley Brenneman, and Archivist, Jeanine Wine, identified and organized images for this collection. Photographs from MC2012/8 were asembled and incorporated by date with this collection so as to have all like images at one location. Description prepared 2 May 2013 by Jeanine M. Wine.

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