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    • Creative Arts Festival

    • 1961
    • College of Fine Arts; Art; Creative Arts Festival; East Hall
    • “Invitation to Adventure” was the theme for the Creative Arts Festival held in Vermillion on May 12-14, 1961. Oscar Howe was named the Honorary Host for the event. The outdoor exhibition, which is shown in this photograph, was a component of...
    • Women's rifle team

    • 1934
    • Academics; College of Arts and Sciences; Military Science
    • “The Women’s Rifle Team, under the direction of Sergeant Kilbourn, had a successful season, winning nine out of thirteen intercollegiate matches. The team won from the Universities of Nevada, George Washington, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska,...
    • University park

    • ca. 1948
    • Buildings; University Park
    • A boy peeks out the door of his home in University Park. University Park, which housed fifty-seven families in 1948, provided fuel oil, electricity, and laundry facilities to its residents for free. Vern L. Cadwell, director of housing for the...
    • Observatory

    • ca. 1955
    • Observatory; Unidentified
    • 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...
    • Voice lesson with Professor A. L. Wilson

    • 1934
    • College of Fine Arts; Music; Students; Unidentified
    • An unidentified student sings under the direction of A. L. Wilson, professor of music at the University of South Dakota from 1915-1968.
    • Barber Fay Swisher

    • 1956
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    • Barber Fay Swisher, originally from Emerson, Iowa, had his shop in the basement of the March Theatre for twenty years before moving to the Evergreen Service building group on Cherry Street in 1956. The March Theatre was torn down in early 1957....
    • Mobile x-ray unit

    • 1940-1959
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    • 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...
    • Chet Baker

    • 1957
    • Baker, Chet
    • Chet Baker, legendary jazz trumpet player, performed with his quintet in the Sioux Falls Community Playhouse (Orpheum Theatre) on January 15, 1957. Due to cold weather, only 400 people attended the concert.
    • CPR training

    • 1959
    • Old Armory
    • CPR training was an instrumental part of physical education coursework. Physical education for women took place in the Old Armory, which is now the Belbas Center.
    • Interviewing Dave Brubeck

    • 1956
    • Brubeck, Dave; Dave Brubeck Quartet
    • Dave Brubeck, famous jazz pianist, presented a concert on October 14, 1956, at the Yankton High School Auditorium, organized by the Yankton College Student Association. Brubeck and his band, Paul Desmond, Norman Bates, and Joe Morello, played to a...
    • Fred Borsch and Tootsie

    • 1953
    • Borsch, Fred; Dakota Day
    • Deadwood businessman and promoter of South Dakota tourism, Fred Borsch, and his coyote Tootsie graced the University of South Dakota with their presence at Dakota Day in 1953. In 1947, Fred Borsch and his wife Esther were given a coyote pup...
    • Dean, Donna, and Scott Sumner

    • 1954
    • University Park; Students; Sumner, Dean
    • 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...
    • Dean Belbas

    • 1954
    • Volante; Belbas, Dean
    • 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....
    • Grace Beede, medical Greek and Latin roots

    • 1950-1959
    • Beede, Grace
    • Grace Beede received her undergraduate degree from the University of South Dakota in 1926 and went on to become professor of Greek and Latin languages in literature in 1928. Although she formally retired in 1960, she served as the director of...
    • Commencement procession, Old Main

    • ca. 1950
    • Old Main; Students; Graduation
    • 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...
    • Costume design

    • 1953
    • College of Fine Arts; Theatre
    • Hallie Morris, left, and Joyce Jacobsen Wyant, right, consider final alterations on the costumes they are making for their dolls.
    • Home economics

    • ca. 1952
    • Academics; College of Arts and Sciences; Departments; Home Economics and Homemaking
    • 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.
    • Apartment 38, Cypress Court

    • 1958
    • Buildings; Cypress Court
    • In 1958, the University of South Dakota received a substantial loan to build Cypress Court and an addition to Julian Hall. Cypress Court consisted of forty small apartments and was inhabited by married students. Redwood Court joined the...
    • Civil defense

    • 1963
    • Facilities Management
    • In 1963, the University of South Dakota began constructing fallout shelters on campus. These shelters were located beneath Norton Hall, Brookman Hall, Noteboom Hall, Burgess Hall, East Hall, Dakota Hall, and Julian Hall. The education building,...

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