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The Hampton Student
Published monthly by the Students and Alumni of The Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute
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Vol. XI, No. 3  HAMPTON, VA.  April 15, 1921
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EDITORIAL STAFF
Editor-in-Chief WESLEY D. ELAM
Associate Editor--S. MILLER JOHNSON
Assistant Associate Editor--MELISSA STOKES
Business Manager--W.A. FREEMAN
Cicrulation Manager--WHEELER C. ERVIN
Treasurer--WALTER R. BROWN, '13
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Class Editors
MARIE L. SMITH
ELSIE B. CURL
MARTHA E. WINDSOR
FRANCIS L. VERIGN
E.P. LOVETT
THOMAS H. EPPS
E.A. GREEN

Alumni Editor
(MRS.) CADDIE SMITH ISHAM, '01

Athletic Editor
C.H. WILLIAMS

Contributing Editors
R. NATHANIEL DETT, MUSICAL
THOMAS BOLLING, Y.M.C.A
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Some months ago the editors of the "Student" decided to have the various departments of the school take the responsibility of supplying material for one of its issues with the idea of getting better acquainted with the work of each department. In accordance with that policy, this issue is devoted to the athletic interests of the school.

There is in this issue an outline of the proposed athletic field, pictures of various boys' and girls' teams, and athletic articles that contain interesting information.

The development of physical education for the Hampton student body is in keeping with the awakening in this direction taking place throughout the country. With the greater knowledge of this work that will come through the reading of this issue, the graduates, ex-students, and student body should have a more genuine interest in their Alma Mater, and thereby help to build the greater Hampton which they all desire.

Hampton's Athletic Field

The outline of the proposed Athletic Field in this issues gives a general idea of what the field will be, when it is completed. All Hamptonians will readily see the need of such a field, and realize its value in promoting physical development among the Negro and Indian youth of the country.

The idea that the graduates and ex-students of Hampton should equip an athletic field, with grand stand, quarter-mile track, 220-yard straight-away, football and baseball fields, was introduced at a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Alumni Association which was held last January. At that meeting, the Committee voted its approval and support of the propo-
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