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Finding Aid for the Great 1961 Rose Bowl Hoax Records 1959-2014, bulk 1960-1961
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A small collection of historical photographs and artifacts from the 1961 Rose Bowl hoax pulled off by a group of Caltech undergraduate students, who changed three of the University of Washington card stunts. The documents reveal the full story of how the prank was carried out before a national television audience, during the scheduled half-time at Pasadena's annual Rose Bowl football game.
1 box; 2.5 linear inches
Copyright may not have been assigned to the California Institute of Technology Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Caltech Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the California Institute of Technology Archives as the owner of the physical items and, unless explicitly stated otherwise, is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
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