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    • Midsummer night’s dream

    • University of South Dakota
    • Leah Authier, shown left, and Janice Hildebrand, shown in the middle, prepare for the USD Theatre production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, which was presented January 14-16, 1954. Authier played the part of Mustard-seed, and Hildebrand played the...
    • Dean Belbas

    • University of South Dakota
    • Dean Belbas, a 1956 graduate of the University of South Dakota, was involved in several activities during his University career. Some of these activities included: Marketing Club, baseball, tennis, Coyote, Volante, and sports publicity director....
    • Research into radiation

    • University of South Dakota
    • Shown here is one of the monkeys used by the USD medical school for research on the effects of radiation. During the early 1950s, defense-related studies were also being conducted in the math, physics, and psychology departments. In 1951, Dr....
    • Mobile x-ray unit

    • University of South Dakota
    • Beginning in the fall of 1948, a mobile chest x-ray unit was brought to the University of South Dakota campus. The primary purpose for bringing the x-ray to campus was to detect tuberculosis, but the x-ray pointed out various other conditions as...
    • Dean, Donna, and Scott Sumner

    • University of South Dakota
    • Dean and Donna Sumner and their son, Scott, are shown at their home in University Park. University Park, located north of Julian Hall, was constructed for married veterans attending school. Dean Sumner graduated from USD in 1956 with a degree in...
    • Art lesson

    • University of South Dakota
    • This unidentified young student was one of many who attended summer art classes offered on campus by Professor Wilber M. Stilwell. This photograph, taken in Old Main when the art facilities were located on the third floor, illustrates a...
    • Physics experiment

    • University of South Dakota
    • Bob Dolan, seated on the left in the bottom right hand corner of photo, is among students completing a 1950s experiment. Dolan was from Beresford and received his biology degree at USD. He taught at Washington High School in Sioux Falls, living in...
    • Dr. Edwin H. Shaw Jr.

    • University of South Dakota
    • Edwin H. Shaw Jr. Ph.D. “Mr. Medical Education”, orients a sample of collagen before placing it in an X-ray diffractometer. He joined the staff of the Medical School in 1927, and retired in 1971. His research included the structure of collagen....
    • Nurses study a skeleton

    • University of South Dakota
    • The nursing program began in 1954 as a baccalaureate nursing program changing to an Associate of Arts program in November, 1961. Effective the fall of 1998, the degree changed to an Associate of Science in Nursing. In July 2001, the Department of...
    • Observatory

    • University of South Dakota
    • An unidentified student peers through the telescope at the observatory located on the north side of Inman Field on the University of South Dakota campus. The observatory was built in 1917 at the cost of $6,500. Features of the observatory included...
    • Commencement procession, Old Main

    • University of South Dakota
    • Graduation customs and traditions have changed with the years. For example, in 1914 the tradition consisted of the juniors forming an arch with black and orange pendants. Both the University President and Chancellor led the procession, followed by...
    • Home economics

    • University of South Dakota
    • Home economics classes were held in the north end of Dakota Hall, which also housed the girls’ dormitory. This photograph shows Mrs. Amy Eastman teaching a foods class. This room had several individual “kitchens” for students to use.

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