Family Life on Campus

A domestic scene at Stadium Terrace, housing erected for returning veterens, circa 1947

Since World War II, the University has provided family housing for married students. The newsletters document activities in these housing units and the interests of married students and spouses. THE PREFABRICATOR 1946-71 (37/6/810, 1.3), contains news of activities in married student housing units including the Dames Club, children's programming, and the Family Housing Council. PARADE GROUND NEWS, 1947-48 (37/6/809, .1), published by students living in temporary postwar housing, includes social news, articles on student interests, complaints, sports news, editorials and personal items. Temporary Family Housing Council Records, 1956-59 (41/62/18, .1), contain minutes, constitution, financial records and correspondence related to the University's family housing plans. SMALL SPACES, or NEIGHBORING NEWS, 1971-91 (37/6/814, 1), includes discussions of family housing, community center calenders, foreign countries, recreation news, and reports of meetings of the Family Housing Council.