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‘Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile’ 1961 Edition

Fall leaves, 1961.

The line above comes from American poet William Cullen Bryant. Seen here is Illinois State Normal University senior Connie Townsend from Princeton, IL, enjoying an idyllic fall day back in early November of 1961.

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp

Bill Kemp is the Librarian at the McLean County Museum of History

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