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Date of Work

Circa 1907


Eighteen female students of the Clionian (Debating) Society are left to right, front row, Templeton ?, Dora Wilde, Kate Bogan, Nina Dewolf, ?, ?, Susan Duggan; back row, ?, Mayme Murchie, Pearl Heath, Arma Finley, Inglier Jesten, Susie Murchie, Evelyn Mattson, Laura Harstad, ?, Isabel Hagen, ?. The Clionian Society was formed in 1906 as a way for young women to debate, discuss, and question ideas. The name was suggested by Professor Vernon P. Squires.


Students-Female; Fashion-Clothing; Clionian Society; Debate; Debates and debating - Societies; Students; Clothing and dress; Women - Education; Women college students; Hairstyles; Societies

Places Depicted

North Dakota--Grand Forks

Organizations Depicted

University of North Dakota


Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota