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  May 3, 2004

A Piece of UConn History
First Caps and Gowns - 1907 [ Index to UConn History ]

Class of 1907 in caps and gowns.
Connecticut Agricultural College's Class of 1907 was the first graduating class to wear caps and gowns. The graduates, standing on the steps to Grove Cottage, the women's dormitory from 1896 to 1919, include Lena Hurlburt, fifth from right, who was the captain of the women's basketball team and first woman on the staff of The Lookout, the student newspaper.