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    • 1919 Commencement

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.)--Alumni and alumnae; Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • Panoramic photo of the 1919 DWU Commencement. Buildings in the background from left to right are Graham Hall, Morrow Gymnasium, Old College Hall and Science Hall.
    • Memory Lane leading to Old College Hall

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; World War II
    • A postcard depicting Memory Lane. The memorial, lined by 40 cedar trees, was created by the DWU class of 1943 to honor the students, faculty and alumni who served during World War II. Faculty member Alice Brethorst organized the memorial.
    • Old College Hall fire

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.); Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; Fires -- South Dakota
    • The second building built on the DWU campus, Old College Hall, burned down February 12, 1955.
    • Old College Hall

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • Old College Hall was originally known as College Hall and was built in 1889 on the foundations of Merrill hall-- the first building on the DWU campus which was destroyed by a fire in 1888. College Hall was destroyed by a fire in 1955. The...
    • The Tumbleweed 1968

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Periodicals; Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.); College Yearbooks -- South Dakota -- Mitchell;
    • 1968 yearbook for Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota. Subtitled "a study in contrast"
    • Crowd in front of Century Memorial Hall, with College Hall in background

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.); Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.)--Alumni and alumnae; Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings;
    • Half of a stereograph depicting a crowd posed in front of the newly dedicated Century Memorial Hall at the building's Cornerstone ceremony held in 1903. The second building in what was known as "College Row", Old College Hall, can be seen in the...
    • Aerial photo of the DWU campus 1959

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; Aerial photography--South Dakota;
    • The DWU campus photographed from above in 1959. In the background is Morrow Gymnasium/Stout Hall.. Left to right in the middle of the photo are Graham Hall, Smith Hall and Science Hall. In the foreground is Music Hall, now Prather Hall.
    • The Tumbleweed 1969

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.)--Alumni and alumnae; Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.); College Yearbooks -- South Dakota -- Mitchell;
    • 1969 yearbook for Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.
    • Dayton Hall

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • Dayton Hall, built in 1956, was named after Grace Bliss Dayton, a 1912 alumna of the DWU. The dormitory houses freshman students.
    • Christen Family Recreation/Wellness Center

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • The Wellness center was proposed in 1983 and the grand opening was January 6, 1986. The building was named in honor of Paul and Donna Starr Christen, both DWU alumni. The center houses the Fosness Arena, classrooms, an indoor track and is used by...
    • Old College Hall fire rescue effort

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; Fires -- South Dakota
    • Students rescuing documents from Old College Hall, which burned down in a few hours on the afternoon of February 12, 1955. The students and faculty saved the records of the registrar, academic dean and documents from the Friends of the Middle...
    • The Tumbleweed 1961

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Periodicals; College Yearbooks -- South Dakota -- Mitchell; College Yearbooks;
    • 1961 yearbook for Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.
    • Aerial photo of the DWU campus 1927

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.); Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings; Aerial photography--South Dakota
    • The DWU campus photographed from above in 1927. In the background is Morrow Gymnasium/Stout Hall. Left to right in the middle of the photo are Graham Hall, Old College Hall and Science Hall. In the foreground is the president's residence, Prexy...
    • Merrill Memorial Hall 1884-1888

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • Merrill Memorial Hall was the first building on the DWU campus. It was constructed out of Sioux quartzite in 1884 and held the school's classrooms, dormitory and commons rooms. This artist rendering of Merrill Hall appeared on the front page of...
    • The Tumbleweed 1950

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Periodicals; College Yearbooks -- South Dakota -- Mitchell; College Yearbooks;
    • 1950 yearbook for Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.
    • Mitchell 1891

    • Mitchell (S.D.) ; Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • Street scene of Mitchell, South Dakota, 1891, looking south toward the "College on the Hill". The photo was taken approximately at Sanborn and First Ave. and Old College Hall is just visible in the background.
    • Prather Hall

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Buildings
    • Constructed in 1906 to serve as the home of the then president of DWU, Thomas Nicholson. Colloquially known as Prexy Lodge, the large building contained a reception hall, library, dining room and parlor. In 1937 the home was renamed Music Hall...
    • The Tumbleweed 1963

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Periodicals; College Yearbooks -- South Dakota -- Mitchell; College Yearbooks;
    • 1963 yearbook for Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.
    • The Tumbleweed 1951

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Periodicals; College Yearbooks -- South Dakota -- Mitchell; College Yearbooks;
    • 1951 yearbook for Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.

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