Wake Forest Historical Museum

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Old Campus Pranks, ca. 1935

In this 1-minute video, 101-year-old Willard Brown (WFC ’36) recalls a college prank that led to a stern, campus-wide reprimand from the Wake Forest College professors, coaches, and famous Dr. William Louis Poteat.

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This entry was posted on September 18, 2014 by in Old Campus History, Wake Forest History and tagged , , , .


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