Board games and cards

Early in a chess tournament

“’Place your bets’ with Dan Lee. I remember one round when Dalton Jones and I were partners.” – Anonymous

Tom Garnett

“Court getting several of us into playing bridge – David Cohen, Chuck Bury, maybe Ed Gooding?  This resulted in many scoldings from my mother when I would lose track of time playing a bridge hand upstairs, and she would be parked outside waiting to pick me up.  The days before cell phones…..” – Peter Lichtenbaum

“I know Matt Lyons played bridge with you too.” – Karen Carr

Thanksgiving? Beth Herse, Poppy Singer,
Nancy Herse, Annie Halton

(Looks like we celebrated a pretty traditional Thanksgiving with Pilgrims and Indians, considering we were radicals! “Welcome to our land” much?)

“Playing Risk on top of the loft in the Blue-Bari Room.” – Anonymous

Elena Deustua – Halloween

“I remember Peter Lichtenbaum beating all comers…including staff…at chess…in kindergarten.” – Bill Mutch

Published by Karen Carr

Dr. Karen Carr is Associate Professor Emerita, Department of History, Portland State University. She holds a doctorate in Classical Art and Archaeology from the University of Michigan. Follow her on Instagram, Pinterest, or Facebook, or buy her book, Vandals to Visigoths.

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