Indiana University Archives Exhibits

Crowning of "Queen of the Cadavers"

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Title Crowning of "Queen of the Cadavers"
Description As part of the Boress this year, a "Queen of the Cadavers" was chosen from the crowd of med students. She was crowned with a wreath of bones and had the honor of presiding over the Skeleton Club dance.

There are seven women on the stage. The third from the right is Mary Lewis, who would be chosen as Queen of the Cadavers
Date 1943 November 1
Type Still Image
Identifier P0039633


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