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  • Subject is exactly "Virginia Polytechnic Institute"
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These clippings from "Locomotive Lady" by Robert M. Hyatt, Boston Herald-Tribune, contain a story about Carmen Venegas, VPI's first international…
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Cover page of the dissertation by Monica L. Chang for a Doctorate of Philosophy in Statistics. Chang is the first known Asian American woman to earn a…
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Portion of front page of The Virginia Tech, Vol. 60, No. 4, December 6, 1963, which reports on Virginia Tech's football victory over the Virginia…
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Newspaper article reporting President Hahn's letter announcing the end of compulsory participation in the Corps of Cadets, June 1, 1964.
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Newspaper article reporting on the aquisition of urainium for the nuclear reactor at Virginia Tech, July 1, 1956
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Newspaper article reporting on Virginia Tech's aquisition of a nuclear reactor simualtor for instruction, Janurary 1, 1956
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Newspaper article reporting on legislation to merge Virginia Polytechnic Institute and the State Teachers' College at Radford, Feburary 15, 1944.
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Photograph of Owens Hall, December 1952.
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Photograph of Holden Hall in 1968.
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Photograph of Femoyer Hall in 1968
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Article and photograph of the appointment of Dr. Laura Jane Harper as Dean of Home Econcomics for Virginia Tech and Radford University, from the…
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This photo depicts the Agricultural Building at Virginia Polytechnic Institute.
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This photo depicts the World War I memorial, also known as "The Rock", that is on campus. This memorial was first unveiled in July 1919 just before…
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This composite photo depicts Charles Owens, John Sears, Floyd Meade, Alonzo Freeman, and Preston Mays. These men were some of the first African…
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This photo depicts the seal of Virginia Polytechnic Institute after the University's name was changed in 1944.
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This song was written by Cadet Charles Steinwedel after the Gobbles upset Georgetown in football in 1942.
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This song was written by Cadet Charles Steinwedel after the Gobbles upset Georgetown in football in 1942.
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These clippings discuss Virginia Polytechnic Institute's name change to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
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This photo depicts Thomas Hall shortly after it was built. Thomas hall was a dormitory that was named after Medal of Honor recipient, Herbert Thomas.
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This photo depicts the swimming team in 1970 after the sport was made the first intercollegiate competitive sport for women.
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This flier depicts the logo for the Virginia Sea Grant Program at Virginia Tech.
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This photo depicts five unidentified women in an office at the first Northern Virginia Graduate Center in Reston, Virginia.
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This newspaper article discusses funding for V. P. I. that was approved by the Federal Works Administration. The funding was for the construction of…
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This photo depicts one of the trailer courts that was set-up following World War II to accommodate for the growing number of students at the…
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In this photo, Seymour Robb, University Librarian (left) talks with Walter S. Newman, President of VPI (right) in Newman Library during construction.…
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This newspaper article discusses the opening of a new dormitory at Virginia Tech. This dormitory was named after Lieutenant James Monteith, who was a…
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This newspaper article describes the fire that broke out in the old library in 1953. Nothing was destoryed since all library materials had been moved…
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This photo depicts the construction of the east stands in Lane Stadium.
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This photo depicts Hutcheson Hall as it was in 1968.
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This peice of correspondence was sent to the members of the Association of Chinese Students to remind them about the upcoming "Chinese Night".
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This newspaper article from The Roanoke Times is the first mention if the Association of Chinese Students. The article discusses the gift of some…
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Starting in 1955, women were officially allowed to join the cheerleading team. This photo depicts the cheer team in 1966.
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This photo depicts the V. P. I. cheer team in 1947, prior to women being allowed to join.
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This photo depicts the dedication ceremony of War Memorial Chapel.
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This map shows what Virginia Tech's campus looked like in 1964.
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This newspaper clipping shows a photograph of the Virginia Tech Board of Vistors. R. L. McConnell, C. A. Boatwright, H. H. Walton, and Dr. M. P.…
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This newspaper clipping shows a photo of the construction of a new Physics building that would house the Argonaut Critical Reactor.
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This photo depicts the hangar at the VPI Airpot which was opened in 1931.
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This newsletter descibes several different programs that the aeronautics department was offering in Aircraft Mechanics.
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Beginning with the 1964-1965 academic year, VPI reorganized its schools into six colleges: the College of Engineering, College of Architecture,…
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This photo depicts the first continuosly-used mascot costume for the Gobbler.
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This photo depicts several men working with the campus reactor in the 1950s.

Sarah J. Wade grew up in Accomack County Virginia, and she moved to Blacksburg, Virginia when she was fourteen years old in search of domestic work…

Reverend Dr. Ellison Adger Smyth was born and raised in Blacksburg, Virginia. He attended Blacksburg schools, and he graduated from Virginia…

Homer C. Sherman was born and raised in Wake Forest, Virginia. Sherman attended a local, one-room school until the eighth grade. After primary school,…

Christine Paige Price was born in Giles County Virginia on July 21, 1915. Her family moved to the Blacksburg area when Price was young in search of…
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Rector: Harvey Black, M.D. Ex-Officio: His Excellency, G. C. Walker, Governor of Virginia; Hon. J. C. Taylor, Attorney General; Rev. W. H. Ruffner, D.…
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Rector: Honorable James C. Taylor. Ex-Officio: Honorable R. R. Farr,Superintendent Public Instruction. General Members: Andrew Broaddus, Esq., Page;…
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Rector: J. Hoge Tyler, Belle Hampton, Pulaski Co. (Term expires January 1st, 1892.) Ex-Officio: Dr. John L. Buchanan, Superintendent Public…
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Members of the V.P.I. board of visitors, which met yesterday in a called session to draw up resolutions in an effort to correct certain conditions at…
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