1950-1959

Tom Beckley at Commencement, 1955

Tom Beckley, a member of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps, receives his commission certificate from President William Edel during Commencement. The event is held in the Alumni Gymnasium on June 12, 1955.

Whitfield Jenks Bell, Jr., c.1950

Professor Whitfield Jenks Bell, Jr. (class of 1935), during his tenure as a member of the History Department, circa 1950.

Beta Theta Pi, c.1950

Members of Beta Theta Phi at a formal event around 1950.

At the table on the far right, Ross Brown (left) and Frank McLaughlin are facing towards the camera.  Hal Rice is sitting at the table on the far left. 

Beta Theta Pi homecoming queen, 1958

Barbara Mann, the homecoming queen elected by Beta Theta Pi, rides in Robert Gardner's 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air Impala convertible at the homecoming football game against Wilkes College on November 8, 1958.

Beta Theta Pi House, 1959

View of the Beta Theta Pi House in spring 1959.

Beta Theta Pi songfest, 1959

Students spend an evening singing in the Beta Theta Pi house in spring 1959.

Left to Right: Robert S. Harlowe ('62), Ronald M. Naditch ('59), Alexander T. Collins III ('60), Bernard F. Mark, Jr., ('61), David S. Ewell ('59),...

Biddle Field, c.1955

A band plays before a crowd at Biddle Field around 1955.

Biddle Field scoreboard, 1952

Three football players look at the new scoreboard on Biddle Field in fall 1952. The Class of 1952 presented the new scoreboard during the homecoming game in 1952.

Biddle House, c.1955

People sitting and standing outside Biddle House circa 1955.

Biology Class, c.1955

Professor Milton Eddy lectures to his biology class around 1955.

Biology Lab, c.1955

Professor Milton Eddy's (standing, center back) biology class performs a microscopy lab around 1955.

William G. Bloodgood, c.1955

Economics professor William Bloodgood, circa 1955.

Roscoe Osmond Bonisteel, 1959

Roscoe Osmond Bonisteel was a member of the Class of 1912 and served on the Board of Trustees beginning in 1959.

Bosler Hall, 1959

View of Bosler Hall and the John Dickinson campus in spring 1959.

Bosler Hall Chapel, c.1955

View of the Bosler Hall Chapel around 1955.

The inscription on the back wall reads: HERE IS THE CHAPEL – HERE MY SON YOUR FATHER THOUGHT THE THOUGHTS OF YOUTH AND HEARD THE WORDS THAT ONE BY ONE THE TOUCH OF LIFE HAS TURNED TO TRUTH

Bosler Hall library stacks, 1958

View of the stacks in the Bosler Hall library in September 1958.

Bosler Hall renovations, 1958

Workers renovate the Bosler Hall library in July 1958.

Bosler Hall Sharp room, 1955

Students work in the Bosler Hall Sharp room in 1955.

Bosler Hall Spahr Room, c.1950

The Spahr Room in Bosler Hall around 1950.

Paul Burkholder, Priestley Award, 1953

Dr. Paul Rufus Burkholder '24 (center) receives the Priestley Award on March 10, 1953.  Left: President Edel.  Right: John Watson Pedlow (Class of 1929 and Trustee)

Marion Byers, 1959

Marion Byers, cook at the Beta Theta Pi house, poses for a photo with a girl named Tammy in March 1959.

Harold A. Cahn, c.1955

Harold Cahn, Professor of Biology.

Chasing the Ball, 1950

A live-action shot from a 1950 Dickinson football game, showing players chasing the ball.

Cheerleaders, c.1950

Five cheerleaders pose around 1950.

Cheerleaders chatting at a game, 1958

Cheerleaders mill around with the Red Devil mascot at a football game in fall 1958.

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