1950-1959

History class, 1952

Professor Whitfield Bell's American Cultural History class in spring 1952. Professor Bell was also a member of the Class of 1935.

Homer Cecil Holland, c.1955

Homer Cecil Holland was a member of the Class of 1913.

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 man standing in the boat.

Homecoming crowd, 1951

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

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, 1956

A team spirit display for the 1956 Homecoming game against Lycoming College featuring a guillotine and a sign saying "Down with Lycoming! To the guillotine all warriors!"

Homecoming spirit display by Alpha Chi Rho, 1951

A team spirit display created by the Alpha Chi Rho fraternity 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 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.

Amos B. Horlacher, c.1950

Professor of English Amos Horlacher, circa 1950.

Interfraternity football, 1958

Phi Delta Theta and Phi Kappa Psi play a game of football in fall 1958.

Benjamin D. James Chairing Ceremony, 1956

Professor Benjamin D. James ('34) is installed as the Richard V. C. Watkins Professor of Psychology and Education on Febuary 19, 1957.  The professors holding the chair from left to right are Donald Graffam, Horace Rogers, George Shuman, Cliff...

Kappa Sigma house, 1950

Several cars in front of the Kappa Sigma house in 1950. This house was located on the northeast corner of College and Louther Streets.

Mary Margaret Kellogg, c.1950

Dean of Women Mary Margaret Kellogg.

W. Wright Kirk, c.1950

Professor of Modern Languages Wright Kirk.

Harry D. Kruse, c.1950

Harry D. Kruse was a member of the Class of 1922.

Lab partners, c.1950

Anne Hollister, '54, and Andrew C. Lynch, Jr., '54, work together in a chemistry lab.

Lab partners

Two students perform a microscopy lab circa 1955.

Lacrosse game vs. Gettysburg, 1959

The Dickinson lacrosse traveled to Gettysburg College for its second game of the season on April 15, 1959. Dickinson lost the game, 12-6.

Lacrosse game, Dickinson vs. Franklin & Marshall, 1958

View of a Lacrosse game against Franklin & Marshall at Biddle field in April 1958.

Laird family at Beta House, 1959

Judson Laird III ('59) stands on the porch of the Beta Theta Pi House with Jane and Joyce Laird in March 1959.

George Gideon Landis, c.1950

George Gideon Landis was a member of the Class of 1920.

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