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Identifier: 
exwa_wmup_u-000310
Filename: 
exwa_wmup_u-000310.tif
Title: 
Blanche Draper, faculty at Western Michigan University
Alternative Title: 
Blanche Draper, faculty editor
Date: 
1946
Description: 
Studio portrait of Blanche Draper from the 1946 Brown & Gold yearbook. Draper came to Western State Normal School in 1918 to serve as the faculty editor of the Western Herald. She continued to serve in an advisory capacity to the Herald after it became a student-staffed newspaper. Her position evolved to full-time publicity director for the institution, which she held until her death in 1951. Draper Hall and Dinning Service was co-dedicated in 1950 in her honor for 31 years as publicity director.
Person: 
Draper, Fredora Blanche, 1883-1951
Subject: 
Western Michigan University--Faculty
Subject: 
Western State Normal School--Faculty
Subject: 
Women newspaper editors
Keywords: 
Studio portraits
Location: 
Kalamazoo (Mich.)
Time Period: 
1940 - 1949
Source: 
7.3 x 9. 3 in black-and-white print WMU Photograph Collection, U-000310
Collection: 
Western Michigan University Archives Photograph Collection
Publisher: 
Western Michigan University
Digital Date: 
2020
Rights: 
This material is protected by copyright. Copyright held by Western Michigan University, all rights reserved. For additional information, please contact the Western Michigan University Archives, Kalamazoo, MI 49008.
Type: 
Image
File Format: 
image/tiff
Box Barcode: 
Box 3, Barcode: 31141021783209