Monthly Archives: January 2009

College cadets

College Cadets Formed in the late 1850’s as an activity for students, as there were no organized athletics at that time, the College Cadets competed with other drill companies, including Lew Wallace’s Montgomery Guards. The men bought their own uniforms, … Continue reading

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Greek Immersion

This image is a scan of a glass plate negative of a rehearsal for the play Elektra. Performed during Commencement week of 1912, these plays, there were eight of them,  were a yearly ritual for the students of Professor Hain’s … Continue reading

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Old Campus Map

This old map of campus is full of interesting tidbits… Let’s start with the buildings shown. At the top of the map in the center is a cross-shaped building. That was the old Polytechnic Building which also served as the … Continue reading

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