The Oriflamme, the student yearbook of Franklin and Marshall College, has been published annually since 1883 (except for the classes of 1915, 1935 and 1945). F&M College Yearbooks Collection provides access to digitized copies of the yearbooks up to 2000.
Publication notes: Vol. 1 (1883) published by the Senior Class; Vol. 2,3 (1884-86) published by the Junior Class bearing the date of publication; Vol. 4-49 (1887-1933) published by the Junior Class and bearing the date of the publishing class; Vol. 50- 1934- published by the Senior Class; 1935 published in abbreviated form by the class at their 25th reunion.
This is a repository of historical documents that may include text and/or images that are deeply offensive, derogatory, and incompatible with the College’s mission, values, and statement of non-discrimination. Such content may include images of individuals in blackface, symbols of hate and oppression, and depictions that now may be regarded as cultural appropriation, sexual harassment or gender discrimination. The College acknowledges our cultural history, recognizes the harm inherent in any such content, deeply regrets that it was ever created, and apologizes without reservation for its offensiveness.
This material has been retained unaltered only so that it can be questioned, challenged, and used to educate and inform. The College encourages the pursuit of intellectual and cross-disciplinary engagement on the issues raised by such materials, particularly with regard to the cultural history of our own institution and our nation as a whole.
If you would like to discuss this issue with a representative of the College, please contact the College Librarian or Chief of Staff.