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    • State Normal School Campus

    • Dakota State University; Dakota State University -- Buildings; State Normal School -- Buildings
    • A panoramic photo of the State Normal School campus. The buildings include: Women's Gym now known as Technology Classroom Building, West Wing now know as Beadle Hall, Heating Plant, East Wing later called Kennedy Hall and Ladies Hall Dormitory now...
    • President (Acting) Bela Malcom Lawrence

    • Dakota State University; President of Madison State Normal School; Madison State Normal School
    • B. M. Lawrence was born in Cherryfield, Maine, January 1, 1857. He graduated from high school in his home town and later attended Coburn Classical Institute in Waterloo, Maine. He was graduated from Colby College with an A. B. and received his M....
    • Beadle Hall

    • Dakota State University -- Buildings; Dakota Normal School -- Buildings
    • Beadle Hall was originally called West Wing. Its doors opened in September of 1886. Originally the Library and President's office were housed in the building and the Model School training department was in the basement. The name of the building...
    • President Dr. Richard J. Gowen

    • Dakota State University; President of Dakota State College; Dakota State College
    • Born in New Brunswick, New Jersey, Richard Gowen received a B.S. degree in electrical engineering from Rutgers University in 1957. At Iowa State University in May 1961, he was awarded the M.S. in electrical engineering with a minor in bio-medical...
    • President Dr. Carleton M. Opgaard

    • Dakota State University; President of Dakota State College; Dakota State College
    • Carleton Opgaard was born February 18, 1929, at Fort Ransom, North Dakota. He graduated from Fort Ransom High School in 1946, and he received his Bachelor of Science degree in English/Speech from Valley City State College of North Dakota. He...
    • East Wing Chapel

    • Dakota State University -- Buildings; Dakota Normal School -- Buildings; Madison State Normal School -- Buildings
    • Chapel activities were held at 10:30 each morning. The students were expected to attend. Literary societies often presented programs during chapel exercises. The Legislature appropriated money for the construction of East Wing in 1901. It was...
    • Tyrrell Physical Plant

    • Dakota State University -- Buildings; Dakota State College -- Buildings
    • Construction of the Physical Plant began in 1970 and was completed in 1971. The 12,270 square foot new plant was named after Claude Tyrrell, former Superintendent of Buildings, and Preston, his son, whom later served Eastern State College as...
    • Dakota Prairie Playhouse & Conference Center

    • Dakota State University -- Buildings; Dakota State College -- Buildings
    • Dakota Prairie Playhouse & Conference Center was built in 1988. The Dakota Prairie Playhouse is a multi-use facility located on the north edge of campus. The complex contains a conference room, theater, and common entrance for the two sections. ...
    • President Dr. Charles D. Lein

    • Dakota State University; President of Dakota State College; Dakota State College
    • Dr. Charles D. Lein was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Lein graduated from Rapid City High School in 1959. He attended South Dakota School of Mines and Technology for one year, and received his B.S. degree from Augustana College in Sioux Falls...
    • President Dr. Douglas D. Knowlton

    • Dakota State University; President of Dakota State University
    • Dr. Douglas D. Knowlton received his BA degree is from the University of Denver-Phi Beta Kappa, his MA and Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of North Dakota, and he did postdoctoral studies at Baylor College of Medicine in Texas. Dr....
    • President Dr. Laurence Samuel Flaum

    • Dakota State University; President of General Beadle State College; General Beadle State College; President of Dakota State College; Dakota State College
    • Dr. Flaum was born in El Paso, Texas on February 11, 1911. He attended the Universities of Texas and Arizona and then went to Columbia University from which he obtained both his A. B. and M.A. degrees. He then earned his Ed. D. at Colorado State...
    • President Dr. Harry P. Bowes

    • Dakota State University; President of General Beadle State College; General Beadle State College; President of Dakota State College; Dakota State College
    • Dr. Harry P. Bowes was born in Des Moines, Iowa. Bowes received his B.S and M.S degrees from Northwest Missouri State University and completed graduate work at Illinois State University, and the University of Illinois before earning his doctorate...
    • President Dr. Edgar Creighton Higbie

    • Dakota State University; President of Eastern State Normal School; Eastern State Normal School
    • Dr. Higbie was a native of Wisconsin, having been born at Berlin, Wisconsin on July 31, 1875. He attended Ripon College Academy; taught school in Bluffton and Fairwater, Wisconsin; taught in a district in Mower County, Minnesota; was principal at...
    • President Dr. John W. Heston

    • Dakota State University; President of Madison State Normal School; Madison State Normal School
    • Dr. John William Heston was a native of Bellefonte, Center County, Pennsylvania. He was born February 1, 1854. He studied in Pennsylvania, continued in Center Hall Normal and Penn. State College. Dr. Heston received scholastic degrees A.B., M.A.,...
    • President (Acting) Dr. Allen R. Millar

    • Dakota State University; President of Dakota State College; Dakota State College;
    • Dr. Millar was born in Ravinia, South Dakota. He graduated from Bennett County High School in Martin. He enrolled at Chadron, Nebraska State College in 1941, enlisted a year later, and served four years. He was discharged as a first lieutenant,...
    • President (Acting) E. A. Bixler

    • Dakota State University; President of Eastern State Teachers College; Eastern State Teachers College
    • E. A. Bixler was born in Ohio, November 27, 1880. He graduated from high school in Mt. Gilead, Ohio, and attended Normal School at Ada, Ohio. Later, he attended Miami University for one year, then transferred to Ohio State University where he...
    • Garden Theater

    • Dakota State University; Eastern State Normal School
    • Garden Theater was built in 1923. Lowry Hall is on this same location now. The Garden Theater was surrounded by a high trimmed buckthorn hedge wall. Shade trees were moved from campus to this area. The theater seating capacity was 2,000.
    • President Dr. Francis Gordon Foster

    • Dakota State University; President of Dakota State College; Dakota State College;
    • Gordon Foster was born in Springfield, Missouri on May 31, 1923. He attended Southwest Missouri State University prior to serving in World War II and returned to Southwest Missouri State to complete a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and English...

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