Co-ed Illiniwek | University of Illinois Archives

Title:
Co-ed Illiniwek
Date:
Oct. 26, 1943
Description:

First Co-ed to wear the eagle war-bonnet of Illiniwek is Idelle Stith, Fairfax, Oklahoma, an authentic Osage Indian princess. The part of Illiniwek was introduced into between-halves pageantry at Illinois home football games in 1926. Six men have worn the costume representing the University's traditions. Miss Stith, Illiniwek VII, is the first co-ed.

Found in RS: 39/2/20, Box ATH 1, Folder ATH 1-2, Stith, Idelle 1943

Negative Number: 9873, Record Series 39/2/22.

Phys. Desc:
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ID:
0002617
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University of Illinois Archives
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