For those of you who know a girl born in 1998 who attends college directly after high school graduation, her college graduation is likely to be 2020–which would be 100 years after the young ladies in these photos from “Indiana State Normal School Eastern Division” a.k.a. the predecessor to Ball State University. Though outside Indianapolis, this is still a lovely glimpse back in time–and plenty of Indianapolis residents attend Ball State today.

How different do you think the young ladies of today are versus those of the class of 1920?




1920 and showing some leg…

And the Girls’ Glee Club of 1920–how different would they look in the class of 2020?


And where fashionable girls of the era would have bought their frocks? Perhaps on Main Street Muncie…


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