From Normalogue to MCLA Trailblazers
MCLA was founded as The North Adams Normal School in 1894. It became the State Teachers College at North Adams in 1932, North Adams State College in 1960 and Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in 1997. The first yearbook was published in 1911 and now all of the college's available yearbooks have been digitized and can be viewed on the Internet Archive. You can also click on one of the links on the right of this page to go to a specific yearbook. Yearbooks were published under the following titles: The Taconian 1911,1934; The Normalogue 1912-1921,1925-1931;The Axis - Senior Number 1922-1923; Panorama 1933; The Cuesta 1936; The Beacon - Commencement Number 1937; Nisatin 1938; Who's Who of 1939; Stacey 1940-1941; The Classic 1942; To the Color 1943; The Album 1944; Re-View 1945; Reflections 1946, 1971-1972; Touché 1947; Upward and On 1948; The Forty-Niner 1949; The Yearbook 1950; The Terraces 1951; Odyssey 1953; Les Professeurs Joyeux 1954; The Penguin 1956-1957,1961; Republic 1958; Per Annos 1959; Vox Anni 1960; Lux Esto Vera 1962; En Passant 1963; Dirego 1964; Mohawk 1965,1967-1969,1977,1979-1995; Horizons 1970; Times They are a Changing 1973; Changes 1974; Friends 1975; For the Good Times 1976; MCLA Trailblazers 2007, 2010-2012; Trailblazers 2008. Yearbooks published in 1955, 1966, 1978, 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2009 have no title. No yearbooks for 1924, 1932 or1935 were available for digitization. No yearbooks were published in 1952 or from 1996 through 2003.
This project was carried out with the support of the MCLA Foundation, MCLA's Hardman Library Fund and the LYRASIS Mass Digitization Collaborative, a Sloan Foundation grant-subsidized program.
For more information, contact Linda Kaufmann at 413-662-5325 or via email at email@example.com