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Collection # DRT-240.2-002

Student Newspapers, The Woodward Academy Blade, 1978-1995


Main Entry: Student Publications               Volume: 81 Unbound Newspapers 

Biographical/Historical Note: 
          The first student newspaper published by Woodward Academy in 1968 was The Woodward Academy Review.  The paper was renamed in the fall of 1972, The Woodward Academy Vorpal Blade, which was shortened in the fall of 1978 to The Woodward Academy Blade.  The paper remained basically the same size and composition.  Over decades there were numerous faculty advisors including long-term Woodward teachers Cleo Hudson, Joy Fulton, Lucy Klein, and Sandra Pounds Slider. 

Scope and Content: 
          Arranged in chronological order, this collection consists of 81 unbound student- published newspapers, November, 1978- May, 1995.  These papers are printed on rigid, 11x14 white pages, some with red-colored headers.  Included are 60 copies, Nov., 1978- May, 1991, which are duplicate issues of The Blade found in Collection #DRT-240.2-001.  Twenty-one issues, December, 1991- May, 1995, are not duplicates of other collections. 

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