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    • Purdue newsreel, 1955-1956

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    • This fall Mr. L. Freehafer was appointed University Business Manager. William Cone was named Head of Student Health Service. Jack Mollenkopf was named head coach of the football team. Campus improvements include the Intramural Gymnasium (under...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1989

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    • Covers events at Purdue’s West Lafayette campus during the 1989 school year. Focuses on the construction of the new fountain and the other construction projects on campus, record enrollment of students, the two new schools of Liberal Arts and...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1956-1957

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    • The 1956-1957 news reel depicts life as it was on Purdue’s main campus. There were variety acts after every home game, such as Bob Hope, Henny Youngman, and Louis Armstrong. Darayl Able spoke at the books and coffee program presented by the...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1963-1964

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    • The Purdue University Band had the honor of being the first college band to play in Radio City Music Hall. A new six-story parking garage next to the Memorial Union was under construction, as was the new “H dorm” for women. Slayter Center for...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1966-1967

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    • This year Dr. George Hawkins, dean of the schools of engineering, became vice president for academic affairs. Harrison Hall was in use for the first time this year. Several Greek houses opened in Tower Acres. The newly renovated Civil Engineering...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1972

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    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette campus during the 1972 calendar year. Includes the Purdue Alumni Club; voting registration; the Spring Arts Festival ; the 50th anniversary of WBAA; Gala Week faculty awards; an exhibition air...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1975

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    • Highlights selected events of the year 1975 at Purdue University. Deals briefly with the university’s rising enrollment, construction of the Potter Engineering Research Center, Gala Week, and the Founder’s Day banquet honoring President...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1976

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    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette campus during the 1976 calendar year. Includes basketball highlights; the Speech and Hearing Clinic services; faculty honors and awards; Purdue Crew; the Bicentennial 4th of July Parade;...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1981

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    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette Campus during the 1981 calendar year. Includes construction of Wood Street parking garage, Krannert Center for Executive Education and Research, and the Biochemistry Annex; housing problems;...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1982

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    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette Campus during the 1982 calendar year. Includes the Purdue Outing Club; highlights of football and basketball; student fundraising activities; teaching and research projects; ROTC; Purdue...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1983

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    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette Campus during the 1983 calendar year. Includes Dr. Steven C. Beering accepting his role as president at the University; the annual phone-a-thon; basketball highlights; installation of the...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1986

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    • Presents events at the Purdue West Lafayette campus during the 1986 calendar year. Features President Beering discussing the goals and accomplishments of the University. Includes scenes of the construction of the new engineering building, the new...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1991

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    • Features highlights from the 1991 academic year at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus. Looks at Desert Storm events recognizing Purdue’s involvement; foreign and international participation by students and faculty in Germany, France,...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1992

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette Campus during 1992. Includes scenes from: the Bug Bowl, Rube Goldberg competition, Band events, Glee Club performances, Black Cultural Center, Co-Rec activities, WBAA 70th anniversary, Grand...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1995

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus during 1995. Includes scenes from: Dedication of the new Bell Tower; completion of Lynn Hall and Grant Street garage; construction started on the new mall by Stewart Center; Black...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1996

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    • The 1996 news reel presents the year in review. Two female Purdue students, Lauren Nicolson and Jackie Valapaqua, won the 1996 Air Race classic, a 2,400 mile all-female air race. System-wide enrollment reached 64,000. John Blaha, an astronaut from...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1999

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus during 1999: Includes scenes from: Homecoming weekend where Purdue hosted 21 Astronaut Alums Including Neil Armstrong and Gene Cernan, Thomas Gray wins Grand Prix, Purdue Glee Club...
    • Purdue newsreel, 2000

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus during 2000. Includes scenes from: Stephen Beering steps down as President of the University after 17 years, Martin Jischke named new President by Board of Trustees, Purdue Jazz Band...
    • Purdue newsreel, 2002

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette campus during 2002. Includes: President Martin Jische announces a 1.3 Billion dollar capital campaign fund, Purdue’s largest ever; Leah Jamison is named Indiana Professor of the Year;...
    • Purdue newsreel, 2006

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    • Highlights selected events of the calendar year 2006 at Purdue University. Building dedications included the biomedical engineering building, Lawson computer science building, and Fleischhauer radiation therapy facility for the School of Veterinary...

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