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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Bronco Mascot

    • Boise State University; Sports; Mascots; Horses; Broncos;
    • A bronco with a hat and bowtie, a possible mascot of Boise State College (this logo has not been identified in any official publications, but did appear on a Homecoming dance card.)
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Shaving; Beards;
    • A contestant in the King Beard contest is shaved by homecoming volunteers (possibly the Valkyries). King Beard contestants were typically given two to three weeks to grow a beard for prizes in a variety of categories - including longest beard, best...
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Shaving; Beards;
    • A contestant in the King Beard contest is shaved by homecoming volunteers (possibly the Valkyries). King Beard contestants were typically given two to three weeks to grow a beard for prizes in a variety of categories - including longest beard, best...
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Parades;
    • A crowd of Boise Junior College students gathered at the Boise train depot to welcome the Pasadena Community College football team to Boise for the homecoming game. Once the team arrived, the crowd welcomed them, then paraded them down to the...
    • Homecoming Parade

    • Boise State University; Marching bands; Storefronts; Homecomings
    • A drum major leads the Boise Junior College marching band down 8th street, between Idaho and Bannock streets. Behind the band are storefronts for Boise Music and Appliance, and Sexty's Jewelers.
    • Homecoming parade

    • Boise State University; Coca-Cola Company; Floats (Parades);
    • A float in a BJC Homecoming parade sometime in the 1950s. The building behind the float is the Eastman Building, on the corner of Main street and 8th in downtown Boise. This building was destroyed by a fire in 1987, and the site has long been the...
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Privies; Railroad ties;
    • A four-sided stack of railroad ties topped with an outhouse, with garbage inside, built by the Intercollegiate Knights to be set afire during the homecoming celebrations later that night.
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Fire;
    • 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.
    • Homecoming parade

    • Boise State University
    • A group of students running down Main street in downtown Boise during the 1956 Boise Junior College Homecoming parade. The J.J. Newberry Co. store is visible behind them.
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Crowns; Floats (Parades); Beauty contestants;
    • A homecoming parade float with the King Beard winner and the Homecoming Queen.
    • Dorm life

    • Boise State University;Dormitories;
    • A scene from the "Anything Goes" competition during Homecoming. As described in the 1977 yearbook: "...coed team[s] from Chaffee, Morrison, Driscoll, and Towers competed in all kinds of stunts using such items as dead fish, beach balls, plungers,...
    • Dorm life

    • Boise State University;Dormitories;
    • A scene from the "Anything Goes" Homecoming competition. As described in the 1977 yearbook: "...coed team[s] from Chaffee, Morrison, Driscoll, and Towers competed in all kinds of stunts using such items as dead fish, beach balls, plungers, and...
    • Dorm life

    • Boise State University;Group portraits;Dormitories;
    • A scene from the "Anything Goes" Homecoming competition. As described in the yearbook: "...coed team[s] from Chaffee, Morrison, Driscoll, and Towers competed in all kinds of stunts using such items as dead fish, beach balls, plungers, and slides....

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