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?


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


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


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


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