Monthly Archives: May 2012

“Fire Bo Hagan”

An extremely astute reader sent me an email this morning about last Friday’s post, which featured this photo: He pointed out something very smart that had never crossed my mind: you can at least loosely date some pictures by the … Continue reading

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Even Inside the Sallyport, Things Change

I think we all have a tendency to think of some things as unchanging and the Sallyport seems like a likely suspect in that regard. But I walked through it the other day and I noticed something. Here’s a thing … Continue reading

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Friday Afternoon Follies

From the early days of Lovett College, I think. Several questions spring to mind. Among these are 1)What does the guy with the beer have in his back pocket? 2)The guy on the sidewalk–what’s he looking at? and 3)who is … Continue reading

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Of Mules and their Shoes

Tina Hicks from FE&P brought these over to the Woodson this morning. I’m very grateful! (That’s the Woodson refrigerator at the bottom of the photo.) The one on the left that’s more U-shaped is clearly a heeled mule shoe; the … Continue reading

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Whence the Orange Scooters?

I’ve made myself weepy at work quite a lot recently so I was relieved to find something ridiculous to look at. This must be a Beer Bike, but I don’t know when–maybe early 70s–and I don’t know what those things … Continue reading

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Two Sets of Three, Part II

One more commencement photo for now. It was taken in 1982, when alumnus Bill Broyles, ’66, soon to be named editor of Newsweek, was the speaker. I think it must have been snapped before the ceremony at the robing, but … Continue reading

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Two Sets of Three, Part I

I’m afraid I’m not quite ready to give up on commencement yet. A long, uneventful summer stretches in front of me so I’d might as well use up each and every picture that I dug out this year. In an … Continue reading

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