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  • Collection: Assumption College Newspaper - Purple and White

Basketball Lineup 1944

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A picture of the Varsity Basketball lineup from the year 1944.

First Students Plaque

This plaque, still hanging in Assumption Hall, commemorates the first day students were welcomed into Assumption College, February 10, 1857. It was unveiled February 10, 1957, to mark the centennial of Assumption University of Windsor, the school's…

New Building Complete: Dillon Hall

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This picture shows the newly constructed building, now known as Dillon Hall. Construction took less than nine months and was completed by 1927, towards the end of Fr. Dillon's tenure as president. The building would not be named after him for several…

Christmas Front Page

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The front page of the Purple and White for December of 1949 was inked in green and red for Christmas, making it a special edition.

Santa at ACS Christmas Party

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A photograph of Santa Claus visiting Assumption staff and students at the annual campus Christmas party.

What is a Communist?

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An opinion article written by a student of Assumption College in 1949. The article is rather progressive sounding for the time, as they challenge their fellow readers to re-think their view of the word communist.

"Discipuli Totagi"

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This 1914 picture by Bill Kolb, printed in 1927, shows the discipuli totagi at 12:30AM. It seems they were breaking rules for the accompanying article describes them as evading those in charge of discipline. The article demonstrates the attention…

Assumption Mittmen

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Pictured here is the 1928 Assumption College boxing team, or the "mittmen".