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Bolton Forrest Herbert wrote this letter as a freshman at Tufts College. He was a member of the Glee Club, and in this letter he recounts student hazing and a speech given at Tufts by Booker T. Washington on the "Negro question". The Glee Club performed at the Washington event. Content Warning This letter contains description of student hazing which references being forced to remove clothes and blindfolding, among other things. For more...