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    • 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...
    • Art lesson

    • 1950-1960
    • Old Main; Unidentified; University Hall
    • 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...
    • Audiological assessment

    • 1940-1959
    • College of Arts and Sciences; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Audiology
    • The examiner and examinee no doubt posed for this photograph. The instrument shown is probably a Maico H-1. This type of audiometer was popular in the 1950s.
    • 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....
    • C. M. St. P. Bridge, Mobridge, S.D.

    • ca. 1912
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    • Man with shovel standing on railroad bridge. Title from recto. Inscribed on verso: Now don’t say I did not remember you - like you said about Lottie. Hows everybody including your self? Ruth Did you get that 15₵ shave - you spoke of - ? Hope...
    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • 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...
    • Coop

    • 1955
    • South Dakota Union
    • The University Co-Operative store, which was located on the first floor of the Union Building, was a student-owned, student-operated facility in which students could buy books and supplies as well as lunch and fountain drinks. In 1943, the Coop’s...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Gerda McClintic, Editor-in-Chief of the Volante, student newspaper

    • 1934
    • Volante; Journalism; Students; McClintic, Gerda
    • Journalism major Gerda McClintic was involved in several different activities during her University of South Dakota career. Some of the activities in which she participated: 1934 Coyote editor, Women’s Rifle Team, Mortar Board, and Playcrafters....
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Interior of Law Library

    • 1934
    • Law Library
    • The law library shown here was housed in the original law building, established by the South Dakota Legislature in 1908. Plans for a new law library were initiated in 1949 with the arrival of George Townsend, the University’s first full-time...

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