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USC’s entire 1889 graduating class — four strong — is shown here. These alums, along with others from USC’s early history are being recalled for a semi-centennial celebration and 47th annual commencement ceremony. (USC)
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In this shot, published May 30, 1938, USC co-eds march through the Delta Delta Delta sorority’s “Pansy Ring” in a celebration to signify their engagements to be married. (LAT)
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A USC coed circa 1915. Notice the higher hemline. (USC Historical Archive)
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At USC, bobby socks, saddle shoes and midcalf-length skirts were pure ‘50s style. (USC Historical Archive)
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In 1954, actress Joan Voss posed for photography students at Los Angeles Trade-Tech Junior College. (LAT)
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Caltech students Steve Klein and Bechy Hartsfield, in this photo from 1975, look amazingly au courant. (LAT)
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1970s fashion on campus finds students showing more skin and wearing bell bottoms. ()
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As the Los Angeles Times celebrates 125 years, USC students favor casual California style. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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