Items related to Florida State University student (BS, Physical Education, 1918) and professor (1918-1958) Dr. Katherine W. Montgomery. Items include her mortar board and tassel, two photographs (1918 and later undated), coin award (to "Miss Kate"), Red Cross award, unidentified award ("Lingiaden, 27/7-13/8, 1949"), a necklace with AAHPER ("American Association for Health, Physical Education, and Recreation") charm, FSU Garnet Key and ribbon, and number "28" arm band. The mortar board and tassel were later worn by FSU professor, Dr. Frances "Frankie" Hall (BS, Physical Education, 1946) in academic processions until the end of her association with FSU in 1969. In 2007, Dr. Hall passed the mortar board on to Mary Lou Norwood (BA, English, 1947) to be worn the ceremony awarding her an honorary doctorate in humane letters on 13 April 2007.
FSU Special Collections & Archives: 00.HP-2007-006
The FSCW/FSU Tarpon Club Collection contains materials documenting the synchronized swimming team's activities and performances. Materials include club documents, photographs, choreography and scripts, newspaper clippings, video, alumni notes, as well as other ephemera documenting the organization's history.