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    • 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, 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, 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, 1961-1962

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    • The 1961-1962 news reel depicts life as it was on Purdue’s main campus. Felix Hoss was the new director of mathematical sciences. Work on Young Hall was being conducted. The physics building was expanded. McClure Park was created to foster...
    • 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, 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, 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...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1935

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    • Introduces Purdue University by presenting views of many of the seventy-four buildings on campus, picturing the activities that take place, and featuring important personalities. Shows students participating in ROTC Corps Day, the annual Senior...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1957-1958

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    • This year, Purdue used for the first time closed circuit TV to allow teachers to reach a larger group of people. The long standing tradition of seniors creating a pair of yellow cords to be worn after the first parade lives on. (This tradition is...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1958-1959

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    • This year the band got new uniforms under Al Wright’s direction. Purdue University Agricultural Extension helped educate the public with a state-wide initiative to inform. The outstanding 4-H woman of the year was Purdue University sophomore...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1959-1960

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    • The new Heavilon Hall opened. Every student received a hearing and sight exam in the building as part of their health check. Echo free rooms were created in the building to do calibrating on audio tools. Just like every year prior, the seniors line...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1960-1961

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    • The 1960-1961 news reel depicts life as it was on Purdue’s main campus. Purdue Hall, which was originally the men’s dormitory, was deemed unsafe and was demolished. University Hall was renovated with a new interior made for classrooms instead...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1962-1963

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    • This year new advancements in technology helped Purdue advance state-wide education and also helped in the formation of independent study at Purdue University. The first nuclear reactor in Indiana was installed at Purdue University. Dean E. C....
    • Purdue newsreel, 1964-1965

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    • This year Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne was created. The Krannert building was dedicated and the Graduate House (later known as Young Hall) was completed. The Civil Engineering building was dedicated as well. The fire station next...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1965-1966

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    • This year the groundbreaking for the Purdue University North Central Campus was initiated. The civil engineering building was undergoing extensive remodeling, and plans for a new pharmacy building were unveiled. Dr. Glenn Jenkins retired as dean...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1968-1969

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    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette campus during the 1968-69 academic year. Includes Purdue Centennial Year Celebration with speeches by President Hovde and Indiana Governor Edgar D Whitcomb, among others; student political...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1974

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    • Reports on the highlights of the 1974 year at Purdue, a year of soaring economic inflation, recession, and energy problems. Portrays events from such activities as the Ag. fish fry, the Occupational Outlook Career Program for women, the NIT...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1979

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    • Presents the 25th anniversary edition of the Purdue Newsreel, highlighting some of the events documented in the last twenty-five years, including Gala Week; the early years of Purdue; Heavilon Hall; senior cords; and the Old Oaken Bucket. Also...
    • 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, 1984

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    • Presents events of the Purdue University West Lafayette Campus during the 1984 calendar year. Includes information on student research with lubricants and punching dies in Industrial Engineering; basketball hi-lights; laser research; gift of the...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1987

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    • Highlights campus events at Purdue during 1987. Features such events as President Reagan’s visit, anniversary celebrations of Krannert’s School of Management, CO-OP housing, the school of Civil Engineering, Alumnus magazine, the 200th birthday...
    • Purdue newsreel, 1993

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    • Highlights events at Purdue University’s West Lafayette Campus during 1993. Includes scenes from: the new Liberal Arts Building, Hillenbrand Hall, Founders Park with Loeb Fountain, destruction of Fowler Courts, addition to Lynn Hall, new sign on...
    • 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, 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;...

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