1950-1959

50th Reunion of the Class of 1904

The Class of 1904 celebrate at their 50th reunion.

Left to right:  CGB, New York Superior Court Judge Towers, Prof. Mark, Mrs. Isabell Lowengard, George Reed, Miss White, Ivo Otto, Rev. Webster

Academic Procession at Commencement, c.1955

Professor David I. Gleim carries the college mace as he leads the academic procession at a Commencement around 1955. President William Edel ('15) and Boyd Lee Spahr ('00) are directly behind Professor Gleim.

Aerial view of campus, c.1955

Aerial view of campus, looking over the John Dickinson Campus around 1955. The Alumni Gymnasium, the President's house, Denny Hall, and Drayer Hall are also visible. Morgan Hall is the building under construction on the top right of the photo.

Aerial view of campus, c.1955

Aerial view of campus, looking over the Charles Nisbet Campus and the John Dickinson Campus around 1955. Morgan Hall is the building under construction on the left side of the photo.

Aerial view of Morgan Hall construction, c.1955

Aerial view of Morgan Hall under construction around 1955. Conway Hall is in the foreground of the picture and across the street from Morgan Hall.

Allison United Methodist Church, 1958

The newly-completed Allison United Methodist Church, as seen from outside Morgan Hall in fall 1958.

Allison United Methodist Church construction, 1957

The Allison United Methodist Church under construction in 1957.

Allison United Methodist Church dedication ceremony, 1958

Bishop J. Hesley Ford (Class of 1927) preaches during the dedication of the William Clare Allison United Methodist Church in April 1958.

Althouse Hall, 1959

View of Althouse Hall from the southeast in March 1959.  Houses that were later demolished to make room for the Holland Union Building are visible across College Street in the background.

Alumni from the Class of 1920

Alumni from the Class of 1920 celebrate their Thirty-fifth Reunion during Alumni Weekend in 1955.  Sadie Mindlin is in the back row, sixth from the left.

Alumni gather at their 50th Reunion

Fifty years after graduation the Class of 1900 are together again Alumni Weekend in 1950.

Alumni Gymnasium, c.1950

View of the Alumni Gymnasium around 1950.

Alumni Gymnasium pool, 1956

Members of the Men's Swim team in the Alumni Gymnasium pool in 1956.

Art class

Professor Pusey gives advice to members of his art class in spring 1958.

Arthur Duel in his car, 1958

Arthur B. Duel III ('59) sits in his Austin Healey outside Morgan Hall in fall 1958.  The field looking northwest across High Street is the future site of McKenney Hall.

Avoiding Capture, 1951

A live-action shot of a football player avoiding capture during a 1951 football game.

Baird Biology Building, c.1950

Three cars parked outside the Baird Biology Building around 1950.

Baird Biology Building, 1953

View of the Baird Biology Building in October 1953.

Baird Biology Building, c.1955

A northwest view of Baird Biology Building in the fall with a car parked outside, circa 1955.

Baird Biology Building display cases, c.1950

Display cases in the Baird Biology Building around 1950.

Baird Biology Building office, c.1950

An office in the lower level of the Baird Biology Building.

Baird Biology Building work area

Work area in the Baird Biology Building around 1950.

Band at Homecoming, 1952

View as the band performs on Biddle field during half time at the Homecoming game against Gettysburg on November 8, 1952.

Eric W. Barnes, c.1950

Professor of English Eric Wollencott Barnes, circa 1950.

Baseball Team, 1959

The baseball team of 1959 poses for a picture.

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