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    • Idaho's Grads of 1950

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College;
    • [Photo Caption] Boise Junior college boasts these four sweet graduates among its 120 seniors (from left) Joan Officer and Pat Pond of Boise, Sylvia Cusick of Garden Valley and Jeanette Rich of Emmett. [End Photo Caption]
    • Dr. Paul E. Baker

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College;
    • [Photo Caption] Dr. Paul E. Baker, dean of men and head of the social science department at Boise Junior college, is author of a 64-page monograph, “the Forgotten Kutenai.” The locally- printed monograph is a study of the Indian tribe in southern...
    • Foreign Students

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College;
    • [Picture Caption] Foreign Students enrolled at Boise Junior college this year includes (from left) Fredy Comandari of El Salvador, Nora Perez from the Philippines, Rufino Tojedo of Sprain; Elenor Smith of Canda, ENriquwta Salinas of Bolivia, Nurol...
    • Wennstrom Quits as BJC Instructor

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College;
    • [Picture Caption] Harold Wennstrom…BJC instructor resigns [End of Picture Caption] The Resignation of Harold Wennstrom from the Boise Junior college faculty was announced Thursday by Eugene B. Chaffee, college president. Wennstrom, a member of the...
    • Theyre Marching Toward Graduation

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College;
    • [Picture Caption] The Academic Processional at Boise Junior college is shown moving towards the gymnasium where the school’s annual baccalaureate-commencement services were held yesterday. [End of Picture Caption]
    • Gottenberg Given New BJC Post

    • Boise State University; Boise Junior College;
    • [Picture Caption] W.L. Gottenberg….Elevated at BJC [End of Picture Caption] Eugene B. Chaffee, president of Boise Junior college Friday announced that the board of trustees had appointed W.L. Gottenberg vice president of the college effective July...
    • Intercollegiate Knights

    • Boise State University; Fraternities & sororities; Singers; Female impersonators
    • "Bosom buddies from the I.K's" (1955 Les Bois); five men from the Intercollegiate Knights perform, probably at the IK-Valkyries carnival.
    • President Chaffee aboard the USS Ranger

    • Boise State University; Naval aviation; Military officers;
    • "Former school mates visit with SEC NAV guest Dr. Eugene B. Chaffee, who was president of their Alma Mater, Boise Junior College, L. to R. Cdr. J.S. Evans, Dr. E.B. Chaffee, Lcdr. William C. Adams." (Caption written on back of photo)
    • BJC scores a touchdown

    • Boise State University; Football; Recruiting & enlistment;
    • "Fullback Fred Miklancic makes it TD number two as he scores from the one yard line. Tackle Jack Newman, no. 40, and Ken Pope, no. 41, look on. The TD erased Pasadena's 7-6 halftime lead" (quoted from BJC Roundup). In the background, military...
    • Antigone

    • Boise State University; Theatrical productions;
    • "La Rae Dunn as Antigone with Phillip La Civita as guard in prison scene in the Greek tragedy Antigone" (caption from the Roundup) at Boise Junior College.
    • Campus School

    • Boise State University;Classrooms;Reading;Elementary school teaching;School children
    • "Nancy Wandell, student teacher in Mrs. Jenson's first grade class at Campus School" (BJC Roundup, November 22, 1955). Nancy Wandell was president of the Valkyries, a campus women's organization.
    • Romance Language Night

    • Boise State University; Ballroom dancing; Tango
    • "Shown above are Pat Dyson and Pedro Ilisastegui dancing the tango in a scene from the intermission program of the Spanish and French club plays to be held Monday night [January 16, 1950] at the auditorium. Pedro, former professional dancer from...
    • Old Student Union activities

    • Boise State University;Cafeterias;
    • "THE LULL BEFORE THE STORM. Picture taken just before morning break in the Student Union. Moments later the hungry, thirsty throngs filled the too-small union to overflowing." [Caption in BJC Roundup].
    • Julius Caesar

    • Boise State University; Theatrical productions;
    • "The Roman tribunes shown here - Rich Warner, Paul Taylor, Don Hancock, and Ross Strickland - are agitated because the commoners do not have proper respect for the bust of Julius Caesar" [from the Roundup]. The actor on the far left appears to be...
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Parades; Beauty contests;
    • "The Royal Court," left to right: Gloria Johnston, Gerri Privett, Luane Brent, and Barbara Moulton sitting in the back of a convertible inside the football stadium. These four women were finalists for the Homecoming Queen competition won by June...

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