BYU flapper-coeds at the Provo railroad station, 1920s

H-373. These vivacious BYU flapper-coeds if the 1920s were the official greeting committee at the Provo railroad station. At registration time they and other student groups welcomed the arriving BYU students, large numbers of whom traveled by train in those days. The practice started among Sanpete County students, but soon spread to other incoming students. Notice the sign on the station:”Have a Drink. Cold, Pure & Fresh ‘Provo Water’ from Mountain Springs.” Courtesy of Homer Wakefield.

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