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Fridays with Fred

Stories from Beloit College history.

Cover of the 60th Anniversary issue of The Round Table from 1907.

Fridays With Fred: The Round Table

Old editions of the Round Table, Beloit College’s newspaper, offer an interesting look into past Beloit culture.

A commencement ceremony in the Marvin Field House, circa 1950.

Fridays With Fred: Commencement Throughout The Years

Take a look back at Commencement over the years, with excerpts from past speeches.

A close up on Edward Strong Merrill as he wins his race at the I.C.A.A. Track Meet in Chicago circa 1901.

Fridays with Fred: Best All-Around Athlete in the West

Athletics, 1900’s style.

Athletic Hall of Honor 1963 Annual Banquet Pamphlet

Fridays with Fred: The Founding of the Beloit College Athletic Hall of Honor

The story of the foundation of the Athletic Hall of Fame.

Beloit Relays queen being crowned by college president Croneis, 1945.

Fridays With Fred: Continuing a Year in Time

Part 2 of the series walking through a year at Beloit College.

Art class, 1945.

Fridays with Fred: A Year in the Life of the College

A look at Beloit College in 1945.

Formal photo circa 1940s.

Fridays with Fred: Let’s Dance

The Dancing history here at Beloit College. I bet you didn’t even know it had a history.

Beloit College Veteran housing for family.

Fridays with Fred: Postwar Campus Housing Riddle

Fred Burwell ’86 answers the riddle of how the campus accommodated an influx of students post- WWII.

Bernie Sanders circa 1991.

Fridays with Fred: A Very Successful Socialist

A tale of politics throughout the past century, focusing on one unique socialist.

Students outside of Smith circa 1970s.

Fridays with Fred: Hanging out at the Smith Union

A look at the Smith Student Union.


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