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January 31, 2014
12:45 pm

In Central Europe, Phillips Fellow Baumann ’14 sought missing pieces of a family puzzle

Rachel Baumann’s interest in her grandparents gained new intensity when, supported by a Phillips Fellowship, she spent summer 2013 researching their story of courage, audacity and survival as Jews in Nazi-controlled Europe.


July 26, 2012
11:00 am

Boone ’52, former Montford Point Marine, joins Congressional Gold Medalists

Nate Boone is one of 20,000 Marines who went through segregated basic training in the ’40s.

Boone ’52, former Montford Point Marine, joins Congressional Gold Medalists


February 11, 2011
3:02 pm

Scene Again: Classroom in the Sky

In 1940, the Civilian Pilot Training Program put Bates students in the air From high in the sky, Maine looks…


February 17, 2004
4:16 pm

Bates presents musical tribute to World War II spirit

In the annual spring production by the Bates College theater department, Professor of Theater Paul Kuritz directs the World War II-era musical “Swingtime Canteen” in performances at 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, March 11-13, and 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 13 and 14.


September 17, 1997
8:32 am

Social historian to speak at Bates

Allan Berube, a social historian of minority movements and author of “The History of Gay Men and Women in World War Two,” will deliver a lecture titled “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Look: Undressing the Military’s Anti-Gay Policy” as part of the Creative Approach to Public Policy lecture series at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, in the Edmund S. Muskie Archives. The public is invited and admission is free.