Boise State University; Beauty contestants; Homecomings
The five women competing for 1955 Homecoming Queen at Boise Junior College. From left to right: Mickey Frahm, Joretta Moeller, Anne Donnelley, Julie Phillips, and Lee Pinson. At halftime of the football game (November 12, against Everett Community...
Boise State University; Fraternities & sororities; Trees; Homecomings
The Esquires and other students and faculty gather at the dedication of Anne Donnelley's tree in the Queen's Grove at Boise Junior College. Located next to the old Health Science Building, the Queen's Grove honored each year's Homecoming Queen.
The Driscoll Hall team participating in "Anything Goes," a dormitory competition sponsored by Morrison Hall during Homecoming week at Boise State University. Each dorm had a 4 person coed team which competed in a variety of stunts for a trophy....
Boise State University; Broncos; Pamphlets; Homecomings
The cover of a 1966 homecoming agenda pamphlet, featuring a Boise College Bronco kicking, or bucking, the Mesa College Mavericks, a rival college mascot. The Homecoming theme for the year was Birth of a New Tradition.
Boise State University; Broncos; Homecomings; Mascots
One of Boise Junior College's early traditions was the burning of the bronco, nicknamed Elmer. BJC president Eugene Chaffee described Elmer in his book An Idea Grows: A History of Boise College(page 47): "He began as a wooden or paper mache...
A giant B consisting of old clothes tied to a wooden frame burning in the center of the football field as part of the homecoming ceremonies. Boise Junior College homecomings traditionally included a large bon fire.