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Purdue newsreel, 1956-1957

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Purdue ID NumberPV00003
TitlePurdue newsreel, 1956-1957
DescriptionThe 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 English department. Professor Ross Smith directs the Purdue Play Shop, one of the largest extracurricular activities on campus.
Description ContinuedOver 400 students help put on 4 plays every year. Purdue Pete was created this year. 25th Annual Coaches Clinic was held with the help of Paul "Bear" Bryant from Texas A&M. Dean Harry J. Reed retired after 46 years of service to the College of Agriculture. New school of Vetinary Science and Medicine just approved by legislation this year. Expansion program in full swing with the construction of the H-Dormitories, Intramural Gymnasium, married housing, new Union Annex (Stewart), and new Hevalion Hall. The new wing of Lilly Hall will make it the largest educational building on campus.
Date of Original1957
SubjectsPurdue University
Genre (TGM)Newsreels
RepositoryPurdue University Libraries, Archives and Special Collections
CollectionPurdue University Newsreels
File Name19561957.flv
RightsCourtesy of Purdue Alumni Association; copyright Purdue University
Date Digitized8/30/2006
Newsreel Location
URI ark:/34231/c6ws8s92
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