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Title: Peter Stuyvesant College girls on brigantine ALBATROSS, daysail out of Willemstad, Curacao, 1960-1961

Accession Number: 2002.35.218
Type: 35mm color slide
Maker: Langford, Richard E.
Place: Netherlands Antilles, Curaçao, Willemstad
Date: 1960-1961
Description: 35mm color slide from voyage of brigantine ALBATROSS 1960-1961; photographed by Richard E. Langford who was a teacher aboard the vessel when it sank May 2, 1961; he used slides in this collection (2002.35.1-657) for lectures about the sinking. The following transcription is from Richard Langford Collection AV 193:2002-5,6: [TCR 01:46:11]: “These girls are from Peter Stuyvesant Junior College, which was kind of a twelfth grade high school affair in Curacao. And they had invited our boys out for a basketball game, and whipped them soundly. And in return, the boys asked them to come out for a daysail, and here they are, the girls from Peter Stuyvesant College...”

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