Studying Dink, 1957

For much of the 20th century, Duke freshmen had to wear dinks (first a beanie and later a floppy hat) and women a yellow bow. If Duke won the annual Duke-UNC football game, the freshmen and women could discard the bow. However if Duke lost, the bow had to be worn until the end of the first semester.

 

Repository: Duke University Archives. Durham, North Carolina, USA. library.duke.edu/uarchives

 

Trying to locate this photo at the Duke University Archives? You’ll find it in the University Archives Photograph Collection, box 73 and box 62 (UAPC-062-018-001).

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Taken on January 13, 2004