program. Description: single fold, heavy manila colored stock, printed in black script: "Commencement Exercises of the Lankershim Literary Society, California College, Tuesday Evening, May 11, 1897". Inside the program reads: "Program, Music - `Flower Festival March'. Runcovieri, Lankershim Orchestra; Remarks ... The President; Biographies...Miss Anna Wheaton; Music...Lankershim Male Quartette; Class Prophecy...Miss Sarah Sinclair; Violin Solo (Selected) ...C. F. Hamlin; Presentation of Certificates...The President; Response from Class of `Ninety-sever...R.L. Alexander; Music...Lankershim Male Quartette; Geo. Hampson, President; Miss Anna Wheaton, Secretary; Mens Est Nobilitas; Graduating Class: Daisy V. E. Bowen, Wayne C. Colver, Ray Lamar Alexander". Dimensions: 3 5/8" x 4 5/8"

From "East Oakland and Fruit Vale", April 1888, page 20: California College (Baptist) at Highland Park comprises a building which cost $18,000 and a campus of twelve acres valued at $20,000. It also has a cash scholarship endowment of $10,000, and the library contains two thousand volumnes. The faulty consists of a President and sis professors. The course of study embraces the academic course of three yeras and the college course of four years. Each of these course is divided into classic and scientific. The location of the college is healthful and picturesque.

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