1950-1959

Homecoming boat, 1951

Two men with the president's boat that the Kappa Sigma fraternity had stolen as a part of a prank for the Homecoming celebrations in November 1951. President William Edel (Class of 1915) is shaking hands with the student standing in the boat.

Homecoming buffet, c.1950

Homecoming buffet featuring a swan ice sculpture with three cheerleaders in front of it.

Homecoming buffet, 1951

People eating at a buffet during Homecoming weekend in fall 1951.

Homecoming buffet chefs, 1951

Line up of the chefs for the Homecoming buffet in fall 1951.

Homecoming celebration, 1950

President William W. Edel holds the Mermaid after Phi Kappa Psi brothers surrender it during Homecoming weekend in fall 1950.

Homecoming crowd, 1951

The crowd at Biddle field watches as the ROTC band prepares for a performance during the Homecoming game against Johns Hopkins in November 1951.

Homecoming float, 1956

Students create a float featuring a guillotine and a sign that reads "Down with Lycoming! To the guillotine all warriors!" for the Homecoming game against Lycoming College in fall 1956.

Homecoming game vs. Wilkes, 1958

The Dickinson football team faces players from Wilkes College during the Homecoming game at Biddle Field on November 8, 1958.

Homecoming queens, 1958

The homecoming queens gather on Biddle Field with William T. Smith (center; facing queens) to receive their bouquets during a football game on November 8, 1958.

Homecoming spirit display by Alpha Chi Rho, 1951

Alpha Chi Rho fraternity brothers create this team spirit display for the Homecoming game against Johns Hopkins on November 10, 1951.  The display depicts a large red devil rolling a die that is about to crush the Johns Hopkins mascot (a blue jay...

Homecoming spirit display by Kappa Sigma, 1951

A team spirit display created by the Kappa Sigma fraternity for the Homecoming game against Johns Hopkins on November 10, 1951. The display depicts a man in an academic robe holding the college mace chasing a football player with an "H" on the...

Homecoming spirit display by Sigma Alpha Epsilon, 1951

The Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity creates this team spirit display for the Homecoming game against Johns Hopkins on November 10, 1951. The display depicts the Johns Hopkins mascot, a blue jay, caught in the middle of a maze. The title for the...

Homecoming weekend, 1951

View as a crowd eats a meal inside the Alumni Gymnasium during Homecoming weekend in fall 1951.

Homecoming welcome banner, 1951

Two women stand on either side of a banner welcoming alumni to Homecoming on November 10, 1951.  

The banner reads: "Four seasons are past and gone, And Homecoming is here. We welcome back to Dickinson Alums from far and near."

Honorary Degree recipients, 1951

President William Edel '15 (center) and Honorary Degree recipients pose for a group photograph at Commencement on June 3, 1951.

Robert Gouett Hopson, 1951

Robert Gouett Hopson (Class of 1951) stands on the sideline as he talks with another student. 

Amos B. Horlacher, c.1950

Professor of English Amos Horlacher, circa 1950.

Howard Bruce Hornstien, 1959

Howard Bruce Hornstien is a member of the Class of 1959.

Harry Franklin Houdeshel, c.1950

Harry Franklin Houdeshel is a member of the Class of 1940.

Peter Mark Hough, 1958

Peter Mark Hough is a member of the Class of 1958.

William Howard Houpt, 1957

William Howard Houpt is a member of the Class of 1957.

David De Hass Hukill, 1955

David De Hass Hukill is a member of the Class of 1955.

Walter West Humes, 1959

Walter West Humes is a member of the Class of 1959.

Cleveland Clinton Hummel, 1958

Cleveland Clinton Hummel is a member of the Class of 1958.

Inauguration of Gilbert Malcolm, 1959

Former President William W. Edel (left) helps President Gilbert Malcolm get into the robes of office in 1959. Edel and Malcolm are members of the Class of 1915.

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