Monthly Archives: February 2018

Friday Follies: Seen in Stadium Lot, 1989

I think it says “LOVEMOBILE” on the windshield. Bonus: I’ll be gone longer than this. I’m going on a legitimate vacation and will return on Tuesday the 20th. In the meantime, you can see the Woodson Research Center for all … Continue reading

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Old Chemistry Building Windows, 1998

We recently acquired a large group of photographs of the 1998-99 renovation of the old Chemistry Building, all labeled, in good order, and accompanied by the negatives. (Thanks, Bruce Cooper!) As usual, the images of the demo are the most … Continue reading

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Beer Bike, 1961

I’ve been hearing a lot of chatter lately about possible changes to Beer Bike, about which I honestly have no opinion. It’s striking as a historical matter, though, how complicated the thing has gotten over the years. It really was … Continue reading

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Need Idea for Archi-arts Theme!

I spotted this hanging on the wall in the architecture school today: I’m overflowing with ideas. I suggest going old school this year! How about a reprise of the 1947 party, whose theme was “L’ Aveidem? ” What the heck … Continue reading

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The Day After the Super Bowl, 1974

It’s going to be a long day.

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Friday Follies: Bananas!

This is certainly eye catching: And it’s one of a series: In the end, there’s nothing to do but eat them: They were in a Wiess folder but undated. My best guess is late ’80s or early ’90s. Bonus: Now … Continue reading

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Eby Nell McElrath, ’35, ’37, ’39

I got a real surprise the other day as I was going through the old faculty club records. I’ve known for a long time that Miss Alice Dean was a member from the beginning, which was not a thing to … Continue reading

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