Prep School In The 1950s

Prep School In The 1950s

The laws of acceptance and exclusion were epiphanies I experienced during my days at the prep school Loomis (now known as Loomis Chaffee) on its lush campus down the road from the then 1950s Norman Rockwell town of Windsor, Connecticut. My standing on the popularity chart skyrocketed November 22, 1954, the day LIFE Magazine came on the stands heralding the Ivy League Look, “a national style sweeping the country from its wellspring of J. Press in New Haven.” The magazine turned up in every student and faculty room on campus.

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