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...
Boise State University; Broncos; Horses; Mascots; Logos;
A newspaper article about a new insignia. transcript: "New Insignia: Boise Junior College Broncos. Last spring the Pi Sigma Sigma, men's service group, decided to carry on a campaign to get a new Bronco insignia for the school. They called for...
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.
A short song about Boise State and the Boise State Broncos.
There’s a thunder in the west you can hear it rolling
It’s storming down the mountain side
Pride when you’re the best and you’ve got it going
Let the rumble take you on...
Boise State University; Dance cards; Dance parties
Dance card of Carol Burnham with attached pencil from Homecoming Dance held in the Elks Ballroom. Inside of dance card features names of dances related to football terminology. The handwritten names were prospective dancers for specific songs.
Boise State University;Football;Coaches (Athletics);Horses
Idaho Governor Cecil D. Andrus sits astride the Boise State mascot "Big Blue" after proclaiming Wednesday, September 12 as Bronco Day in the State of Idaho. Others are (from left) Dr. John B. Barnes, president of Boise State;Lee Scott, president...