Paula Clyde Stevenson, First Tech Majorette

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Paula Clyde Stevenson, First Tech Majorette

Description

Stevenson is posed wearing a dark-colored sequined drum majorette costume, white boots, and tiara, and is holding a baton over her head. Inscription in ink: "First Tech Majorette, Miss Paula Stevenson."||Paula Clyde Stevenson Humphreys, Textile Engineering 1958, was active in campus organizations while a student at Tech. She was a member of the Student Council, the Society of Women Engineers, the Women's Student Association and was the first Tech co-ed to be drum majorette for the Tech Band as well as being the first woman member of the Rambin' Reck Club. In a Georgia Tech Alumni Association oral history interview in 1997, she recalls that when she was at Tech female student were shunned like lepers. She feels that her acceptance as a campus leader contributed to a positive change in attitudes toward women students. (Source: Georgia Tech Alumni Association Oral History Program, Catalog no. 157.)

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Georgia Institute of Technology. Archives and Records Management.

Date

ca. 1958

Contributor

Griffin, George C., (George Clayton), 1896-1990

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Property of the Georgia Institute of Technology. No access restrictions. Permission to publish must be obtained from the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

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vac002_016