News and announcements pertaining to the University of Washington Libraries Digital Collections and the Digital Initiatives Program.

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

FACT OR FICTION

The rates for student housing and expenses at the UW were once $2.75 per week for young men and $4.50 per week for young ladies.

Fact. Those were the charges, in 1889. See the actual advertisement in
the UW Libraries Digital Collections.

Why did ladies have to pay more?

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