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This wood engraving, made in 1846 from a drawing by Henry Howe, depicts West College Street in Oberlin.

The Founding of Oberlin College

December 6, 2019
Communications Staff
"In Oberlin History" is a series dedicated to notable events in Oberlin College history. In December of 1833, 29 men and 15 women began classes as the first students of the Oberlin Collegiate Institute.

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