John Leslie Preston (1945-1994), Lake Forest College Class of 1968, The Forester 1968 (yearbook) photograph.

Title

John Leslie Preston (1945-1994), Lake Forest College Class of 1968, The Forester 1968 (yearbook) photograph.

Subject

Preston, John

Description

This is the "senior picture" photograph, p. 162, in The Forester 1968 (yearbook, Lake Forest College for John Leslie Preston (1945-1994).  After graduattion Preston worked in the Registrar's Office, North Hall, Middle Campus, during academic year 1968-69.  

Preston by the 1980s was a notable LGBT author, a pioneer in the field, after some other transitional work including in Minnesota.  For more information, see: http://www.duskpeterson.com/preston/  

While Preston was on campus just that year the following authors came to campus as speakers: Mortimer Adler (Encyclopedia Britannica), Gwendolyn Brooks, James Dickey, Ralph Ellison, Joseph Heller, and Isaac B. Singer.  To see the Forester yearbook for 1968: http://archive.org/stream/forester1968lake#page/n0/mode/2up   and note pp. 22 and 63-64.   

This site also includes recollections from the late Professor Arthur Zilversmit of Preston as a student: http://duskpeterson.com/preston/timeline/zilversmit.htm

 

Source

The Forester yearbook has been digitized and here is the link to the 1968 volume, for context: http://archive.org/stream/forester1968lake#page/n0/mode/2up

Date

1968

Rights

https://www.lakeforest.edu/library/archives/permission.php

Format

still image

Language

eng

Files

John Leslie Preston, Image 1.jpg

Citation

“John Leslie Preston (1945-1994), Lake Forest College Class of 1968, The Forester 1968 (yearbook) photograph.,” Digital Collections - Lake Forest College, accessed December 13, 2017, http://collections.lakeforest.edu/items/show/3972.

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