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    • Class of 1912 memorial rock

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.)--Alumni and alumnae
    • The graduating class of 1912 was the largest class in DWU history. To commemorate their time at the university, the twelve students hauled a rock from the banks of the James River and engraved the boulder with their names. In the background are...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • The Tumbleweed 1960

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Periodicals; College Yearbooks -- South Dakota -- Mitchell; College Yearbooks;
    • 1960 yearbook for Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • The Tumbleweed 1952

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Periodicals; College Yearbooks -- South Dakota -- Mitchell; College Yearbooks;
    • 1952 yearbook for Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.
    • The Tumbleweed 1954

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Periodicals; College Yearbooks -- South Dakota -- Mitchell; College Yearbooks;
    • 1954 yearbook for Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.
    • The Tumbleweed 1955

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Periodicals; College Yearbooks -- South Dakota -- Mitchell; College Yearbooks;
    • 1955 yearbook for Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.
    • The Tumbleweed 1956

    • Dakota Wesleyan University (Mitchell, S.D.) -- Periodicals; College Yearbooks -- South Dakota -- Mitchell; College Yearbooks;
    • 1956 yearbook for Dakota Wesleyan University in Mitchell, South Dakota.

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