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    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University;
    • Members of the 1969 Homecoming Committee at Boise State College. The group organized Homecoming events during the the week of October 6-11. Members in the first row (from left) include ASB publicity Director Wally Allington, Homecoming Secretary...
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Beauty contests;
    • Five homecoming queen contestants sitting on a parade float. In no order: Susan Hamilton, Pat Trask, Carolyn Carley, Jackie Voorhees, and Virginia Chapin. Mac Wright is standing to the left as the master of ceremonies. This photo most likely was...
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Floats (Parades); Parades; Beauty contests;
    • The Newman Club's homecoming float circles the field in Bronco Stadium. This float won first place in the 1954 Homecoming float competition.
    • Homecoming

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

    • 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; Clothing & dress;
    • Three members of the homecoming committee selecting dresses for the homecoming dance. From left to right: Patty Servis, Janet Priddy, and Jamie Walters.
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Jails; College administrators; Fund raising;
    • Three men, including Ed Wilkinson and Bob Gibb, of Boise State College are ""locked up,"" as a fund raising event during homecoming. Many Boise State homecoming events were western themed. The cage has several signs, one of which says 'Iron...
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Floats (Parades); Beauty contestants;
    • Boise State College Homecoming queen contestants await the start of the 1969 Homecoming parade on their float in Ann Morrison Park. In the background to the right are the Park View Apartments.
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University;Dance parties
    • Boise Junior College Homecoming Queen Gaye Berger and unidentified partner pose for a picture with the other contestants and three children. Yearbook caption reads, "The Queen and her royal court are presented during intermission of the 1961...
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University;
    • Faculty members wearing bibs for a homecoming contest in Bronco Stadium. From left to right: unidentified, Sue Mitchell, and David Taylor.
    • 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

    • Boise State University; Beauty contests; Shaving; Beards
    • Janice Welsh shaves Jeff Inglis as Roger Carpenter and Lloyd McGrath (glasses) look on, during the King Beard competition during Homecoming at Boise College.
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Beauty contests; Beards
    • Three men standing in line as a female student judges their beards for the King Beard competition during Homecoming festivities.
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Beauty contests; Beards
    • Contestants in the "King Beard" competition line up so their beards can be judged during Homecoming festitivites in 1966. Behind the men is a giant B made of old clothing tied to a wooden frame. The B will be burned later in the evening (see AR...
    • Homecoming

    • Boise State University; Floats (Parades)
    • President of the Valkyries, Mary Lynn Hepner, receives an award for the homecoming parade float created by the Valkyries from the master of ceremonies, Mac Wright.
    • 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; Bicycles & tricycles;
    • Boise State College faculty members participate in the Faculty Tricycle Race in front of the Student Union building. This event was part of the Homecoming festivities in 1969.

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