Explore a day in the life of students at the College of the Holy Cross from Spring 1940 to Spring 1941.
Get a glimpse of what student life was like during the beginning of World War II.
Learn about members of the Holy Cross community who served in World War II and other campus events.
This exhibit tells the story of the beginning of co-education at Holy Cross from 1967, when women attended classes during Co-Ed Day, to1976, when the first fully co-educational class walked across the stage at commencement. The stories of these early women Crusaders are told through videos, news clippings, photographs and other archival materials drawn from the Holy Cross Archives and Distinctive Collections.
This time line captures milestones in co-education from 1967, when the first Co-Ed days were held, to the present. Photographs and other archival materials drawn from the Holy Cross Archives and Distinctive Collections are used to illustrate these important moments.
Please visit The Archives and Distinctive Collections' exhibits on display in Dinand Library. They can be viewed during the library's open hours.
Main Reading Room:
50th Anniversary of Co-education at Holy Cross
First Floor Rotunda:
Be Opened: The Deaf Catholic Archives
Hidden Treasures: Highlights from Distinctive Collections