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Testudo Dedication Ceremony, June 2, 1933

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Summary:Testudo, a live Diamondback terrapin, reveals the statue of its likeness during the dedication ceremony in front of Ritchie Coliseum on Class Day, June 2, 1933. Senior class president Ralph Williams shakes hands with university president Raymond Pearson. At left is assistant to the president Harry. C. "Curley" Byrd.
Century:1901-2000
Temporal subject: 1931-1940
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States
Geographical subject – Region:Maryland
Geographical subject – Settlement:College Park
Topical subjects:Byrd, Harry Clifton, 1889-1970
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Repository:University Archives
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