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    • Football Team 1902

    • Ripon College; Sports; Football; Team Photos; Middle Hall
    • 1902 Ripon College football team poses with Middle and West Halls in the background.
    • Students on "Potatoe day," ca. 1890-1900

    • Theological seminaries; Lakeland campus; Students; Festivals; Student activities; Celebrations
    • "Potatoe day" was an annual event held in the fall. The entire student body headed to school owned fields that surrounded campus to dig up potatos.
    • Lakeland's Christian Fellowship Association, 1950

    • Universities and colleges--History; Theological seminaries; Student life; Student activities; Extra-curricular activities; Students; Co-education; Male students; Female students; Lay students; Religious groups; Social groups
    • A fairly new organization in 1950, the Christian Fellowship Association met for an assortment of social activities. It also held meetings with the youth organization at the local Emmanuel Church. Harold Hoeft was president during the first...
    • May Day royalty, 1941

    • Festivals; Ceremonies; Celebrations; Presentations; People; Students
    • A presentation is given with the May Day king and queen seated behind in June of 1941.
    • Student actor from Ripon Historical Pageant, 1910

    • Students; Theatre; Theater; Pageants; Celebrations; Historical reenactments; Ingram Hall; Jean Nicolet
    • A student actor dressed as Jean Nicolet poses in front of Ingram Hall. The 1910 Ripon Historical Pageant featured reenactments of major events in Wisconsin and United States history.
    • Concordia campus, aerial view

    • Universities and colleges--History; Lutheran universities and colleges--History; College campuses; Concordia campus; Buildings--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Academic buildings
    • An aerial view of the Concordia campus in Milwaukee, WI, looking north. Visible Concordia buildings include Wunder Dormitory, Pritzlaff Dormitories, and the Gymnasium Building. Also visible are the track, tennis courts, and baseball field. In...
    • Brockway College

    • Brockway College; Ripon College; East Hall; East College; Ripon campus; Academic buildings
    • An early sketch of Ripon College, then named Brockway College. The building depicted is currently known as East Hall.
    • Watching the Protest

    • Ripon College; Students; Demonstrations; Vietnam War; Ripon, WI
    • An observer watches Ripon College students demonstrate during the nationwide Vietnam Moratorium in October 1969.
    • Ariel view of Holy Family College

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; Buildings design and construction
    • Ariel view of Holy Family Convent in the background along with the city of Manitowoc.
    • Roman banquet

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; Festivals; Social events
    • Aspirants of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity in Holy Family Academy, Manitowoc held a Roman Banquet.
    • Cadwallader Colden Washburn, ca. 1871

    • Universities and colleges--History; College campuses; Edgewood campus; Buildings--Wisconsin--Madison; Academic buildings; Washburn family; Governors; Cadwallader Colden Washburn; Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa
    • Cadwallader Colden Washburn (1818-1882), shown here around 1871, was Governor of Wisconsin from 1872 through 1874. He donated the Edgewood campus property to the Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa on September 5, 1881.
    • Pre-holiday fair

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; fairs; campus activities;
    • Ceramics items, original Christmas cards, floral arrangements, baked goods, knitwear, and the famous bread will be sold at the pre-holiday fair at Holy Family College, Manitowoc.
    • Mount Mary College Commencement, c. 1961

    • Academics
    • Commencement ceremonies, 1961 in the Kostka Hall. June 10, 1930 marks the date of the first commencement ceremony at Mount Mary College. The address was given by the His Excellency, Sebastian Messmer, D.D., Archbishop of Milwaukee.
    • Concordia College Orchestra

    • Orchestra; Musical groups; Performing groups; Concordia College; Universities and Colleges-History; Lutheran universities and colleges-History; Buildings Wisconsin Milwaukee;
    • Concordia College Orchestra ca.1940, assembled in front of the pipe organ in the chapel located inside Recitation Hall.
    • Renovation of Wunder Hall dormitory, 1924

    • Universities and colleges--History; Lutheran universities and colleges--History; Wunder Hall; Student housing; Student dormitories; Construction; Renovations; College campuses; Concordia campus; Buildings--Wisconsin--Milwaukee; Academic buildings
    • Construction of Wunder Hall was begun in 1924 in response to the growth of enrollment during the post-war period.
    • Holy Family College Fall Festival

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; festival; fund raising
    • Corps of able chefs preparated charcoaled Cornish chickes during the Holy Family Fall Festival.
    • Gov. John W. Reynolds campaign

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; Campus tour; Presidents
    • Democratic Gov. John W. Reynolds took his re-election campaign into Manitowoc Country. After a noon luncheon at Kiel, the governor and his party moved to Manitowoc, touring Holy Family College. Sister M. Birdeen, president of the college, escorted...
    • College Hill, 1880s

    • Ripon College; East Hall; Middle Hall; West Hall; Athenian Hall
    • Early sketch of Ripon College, depicting the three original buildings and the Athenian Library
    • Departure for Study Abroad in Hamburg, Germany

    • Ripon College; Students; Faculty; Study Abroad; Germany; Thomas Jones
    • En route to Hamburg, Germany for a year's study under direction of Thomas E. Jones, Assistant Professor of German at Ripon College. Students were from Ripon College and other participating colleges.
    • Faculty conference room

    • Concordia College; Universities and Colleges-History; Lutheran universities and colleges-History
    • Faculty room located on first floor of Recitation Hall, the campus administration and classroom building on the Milwaukee, WI campus. The walls are painted with murals depicting Lutherland.
    • Father Robert Colle

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; preachers; faculty
    • Father Colle was the first chaplain and served as a faculty member at Holy Family College
    • Fall Festival at Holy Family College

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; festivals;
    • Fresh home-made bread and donuts from the college kitchen are being readied for the Fall Festival.
    • Greased Pole Contest

    • Ripon College; Football; Students; Men: Freshmen; Sophomores
    • Freshmen and sophomore men battle to reach the top of the Greased Pole, an annual football homecoming tradition.
    • Rincker Library

    • Concordia College Library; Academic libraries; Library buildings; Buildings Wisconsin Milwaukee; Concordia College; Universities and Colleges-History; Lutheran universities and colleges-History; Buildings Wisconsin Milwaukee;
    • Front entrance of Rincker Library, completed in 1942.
    • Reviewing chapel blueprints for Holy Family College

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family;
    • Herb Schaub of John Schaub and Sons, Fond du Lac, and Victor Manthey general superintendent of Immel Construction Co. of Fond du Lac look over the blueprints for the college chapel at Holy Family College.
    • Concordia High school band

    • Bands (Music); Concordia College; Universities and Colleges-History; Lutheran universities and colleges-History;
    • High school band, Milwaukee, WI campus, ca 1965. Pictured: Loren Barker, conductor (front left).
    • Masquerade party

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; campus activities
    • Highlight of the lay students' masquerade party, ""Pumpkin Villa"" at Holy Family College, Manitowoc, was the costume parade. Winners were selected from five categories: appropriate seasonally; authentic; original; in character.
    • Student carwash

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; fund raising
    • Holy Family College lay students held a carwash in front of the college
    • Visual classroom communications

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; training programs; teaching methods
    • Holy Family College received a grant of audio visual education equipment consisting of a complete teacher training unit
    • First women to live in Lakeland's dormitory, 1931

    • Universities and colleges--History; Co-education; Students; Lay students; Female students; Admissions; Student housing; Student dormitories; Theological seminaries; Mission House dormitory; Residence halls; Student life
    • In the fall of 1931 Lakeland began housing women on campus--the first six were freshmen, and stayed in the Mission House dormitory. They included Leona Neuhas, Elsa Schmidt, Marie Freitag, Lotta Hegnauer, Irene Bauer, and Irene Krostag.
    • Students leaving commencement, 1942

    • Commencements; Ceremonies; Celebrations; Graduations; People; Students; Professors; Faculty; Staff; Campuses; Buildings; Gymnasiums
    • In this photograph graduates, professors, and family members are leaving the commencement exercises which were held in Founders Gymnasium.
    • Foundation for Holy Family College

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; chapels; building design and construction
    • Major portion of the foundation for the three million dollar Holy Family College, located west and north of Holy Family Convent at Silver Lake. The building will be more than 600 feet long with a maximum depth of one of the wings 300 feet.
    • Presentation of certificates

    • Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; Holy Family College; Silver Lake College of the Holy Family; certificates; civil defense
    • Manitowc County Civil Defense presented certificates to 39 students completing the CD course in individual and family survival.
    • McDonald Hall demolition, 1975

    • McDonald Hall; Demolitions; Razings; Student housing; Student dormitories; Residence halls
    • McDonald Hall, the first dorm for men, was razed in March, 1975, and was later replaced by McDonald Terrace, an apartment-style residence hall.

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