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    • 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 1970

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    • Neil Armstrong received an honorary degree of Dr. of Engineering from the president and board of trustees during graduation commencement ceremonies. President Richard Nixon presented Dr. Herbert C. Brown with the Chemistry award. Purdue women...
    • 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, 1990

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    • President Steven Beering proposed international development within Purdue University. Purdue celebrated the 50th anniversary of Elliott Hall of Music. Students raised $1 million during the phone-a-thon in January. Over 80,000 alumni were...
    • 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, 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, 1997

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    • The 1997 news reel presents the year in review. A new building was named after Roy Whistler because of his work in agricultural chemistry. Fred Ford, executive vice president and treasurer, retired after 39 years of service, replaced by Ken Burns....

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