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  • All fields: Historic
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    • 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 Hall

    • 1929-1930
    • University Hall; Old Main
    • 2. The entrance to historic University Hall. This building houses many of the class rooms and offices for the college of arts and sciences and the college of music, and contains the offices of the Extension division.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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....
    • Students of medicine

    • 1934
    • School of Medicine; Students
    • Medical students learn the art of taking blood pressure readings.
    • Kappa Alpha Theta house

    • ca. 1954
    • Organizations; Sororities; Kappa Alph Theta
    • Mrs. Ball, housemother for the Kappa Alpha Theta house, pours coffee for the Thetas at their get-together.
    • Vermillion Depot

    • 1934
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    • Students arriving in Vermillion by train utilized the Milwaukee/St. Paul Railroad.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Supporters for McCarthy

    • 1968
    • Students; Organizations
    • This student organization supported Eugene McCarthy for in the 1968 presidential race. The leaders of this group were Doug Wiken, Professor Robert Stone, and Jerry Hauck.

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