Dartmouth's controversial murals

September 1984
Yankee;Sep84, Vol. 48 Issue 9, p104
Painted by Walter Beach Humphrey (Class of 1914), these murals depict the historical significance surrounding Dartmouth College, which was originally founded for the education of Indians. When the murals were unveiled for the first time, they caused a minor uproar--mostly because the Indian maidens cavorting through the scenes were also unveiled. The continuing controversy is the subject of this article.


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