March 22, 2006: From the Archives

From the Archives

Houseparties weekend may have been the occasion in the spring of 1969 to move household items — in this case, a couple of contemporary sectionals — outdoors for relaxation. A Princeton tradition whose name originated in 1916 (before then, eating clubs had spring tea parties), Houseparties were drawing nearly 1,000 women to campus by the 1930s. The current format of Houseparties developed after women were admitted to the University. Can any PAW readers name the mellow fellow pictured here? end of article