Stag-Nation 1947

1947 Cactus
1947 Cactus

As we’ve seen in prior posts, deer heads graced the chests of many a student in the post-war years. Evidently, victors wear ruminant mammals as a display of pride.

The ladies of the Tee Club knew what was up. Which do you prefer: the facing double stag jump or the stags all over?

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Mr. Deer Duds knew how broadshouldered these antlers could make him appear. They seem to be spreading across his frame.

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And lastly, this girl from the Baptist Student Union understood how deer could be a perfect balance for her festive poinsettia.

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These days, you can still find plenty of deer-dotted Christmas sweaters. Just don’t go too crazy, like this one on etsy.com

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