Monthly Archives: October 2008

The Originals of 1904

 Your Wabash College Little Giants This Varsity football team of 1904 was the first to be known as the Little Giants and the first to be coached by Francis Cayou, pictured second row, far left. This team played and beat … Continue reading

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Campus 1878

This is a small part of a page from the Atlas of 1878. We can learn a lot about the history of the campus from this small image. The “College Building” is Center Hall, with its new library and chapel … Continue reading

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Study Camp 1934

As a part of the new curriculum which was instituted in the late 1920′s, seniors were expected to display a “mastery” of the subjects they had studied. Comprehensive Examinations were instituted to measure that mastery. Another new idea instituted at … Continue reading

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Junior Fence

Junior Fence This is an image of the Junior Fence ca 1920s. This fence stood between Center Hall and the Peck Hall of Sciences (where Hays Hall now stands). We are looking into what is now the Mall. On the … Continue reading

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World War I

This is a picture of the barracks that housed the Student Army Training Corps of World War I. As America entered the Great War a program was created to avert the “Lost Generation” scenario that had played out in England … Continue reading

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