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The School Bell Affair
Photographer: J. J. Prats
Taken: November 29, 2018
Caption: The School Bell Affair
Additional Description: “1889 – 1939. On June 8, 1889 the Alpha Upsilon chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity was founded at the University of Southern California. It was the first national fraternity to be chartered in Southern California.

On Halloween night, 1890, the university's school bell mysteriously disappeared from the campus. In commemoration of its 100th anniversary, and in appreciation of a century of leadership by the university, the Alpha Upsilon now returns the school bell to the original owner.

Presented by the Trojan Sig Foundation, June 8, 1989. Richard C. Boonn 54, President; Manual L Beal 46; Arne B. Lindgren, 54; Harold C. Ramser, Sr. '29; John A. Baran 47; Thomas A. Techentin 58; Kraig A. Westra 65; Bruce W. Stuart 60, Centennial Chairman.”
Submitted: January 6, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
Database Locator Identification Number: p459721
File Size: 14.177 Megabytes


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