1911

1911

Smith College Weekly letters

In 1911, several letters published in the Smith College Weekly critiqued the usage of the word “crush,” arguing that the careless application of the word could give a girl a bad reputation – although the specific nature of the reputation remained unnamed. (Click to enlarge articles)

Left: Smith College Weekly, November 15 1911. Crush subject file, Smith College Archives.
Right: Smith College Weekly, December 6 1911. Crush subject file, Smith College Archives.
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