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Virginia Military Institute -- Class of 1930

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Diary, 1927

 Digital Image
Identifier: http://digitalcollections.vmi.edu/digital/collection/p15821coll11/id/3386

George C. Scott, Jr. diary

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0513
Scope and Contents Typescript diary written by Cadet George Scott, "The Strike, as it Actually Happened". Details the events of October 18-19, 1927. The cadets staged a walkout or "mutiny" to protest the dismissal of a classmate. Several mentions of the Honor Court role in event. As a result, Superintendent William Cocke sent a telegram to the parents of all cadets, stating "Your son and other cadets are taking part in a rebellion against authorities. Advise you to wire him to submit to authorities...