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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Art class, 1945.

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

A look at Beloit College in 1945. 

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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.

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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.

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Bernie Sanders circa 1991.

Fridays with Fred: A Very Successful Socialist

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

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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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