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Browsing items in: Pittsburg State University 110th Anniversary Collection, 1903-2014

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    • 1904-06-06: First Commencement Graduates of 1904

    • Black and White photograph of ten young women who comprised the first graduating class of the State Manual Training Normal School of Pittsburg. Left to right: Anne Ranney, Goldine Denton, Sarah Chandler, Ethel Ollis, Mabel Robson, Margaret Herdman,...
    • 1904-06-06
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1907: Russ Hall Under Construction

    • Black and White photograph of the construction workers and the first building of the State Manual Training Normal campus. The building was named after Russell Station Russ in 1911. The fourth person from the right was Albert Lewis.
    • 1907
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1910: "Four College Friends"

    • Black and White photograph of four unidentified young women in front of Russ Hall in 1910. Russ Hall opened for classes January 1909. The wooden structure on the left is the first grand stand for athletic events, built in November 1909.
    • 1910
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1910: First Principal, Russell Station Russ, 1903-1910

    • Black and White portrait of Russell Station Russ, founder of the State Manual Training Normal in Pittsburg. Russ served as the first principal of the school from 1903 to 1911.
    • 1910
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1912-07-23: Summer Term

    • Black and White postcard showing the students and faculty in front of Russ Hall during the summer term at Kansas State Manual Training Normal. Summer enrollment for 1912 was 704 students, a 25 percent increase from summer 1911 of 565 students.
    • 1912-07-23
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1912: Heating Plant

    • Black and White photograph of the new Heating Plant in 1912. Students walked on dirt paths and passed by the heating plant on their way to and from classes.
    • 1912
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1912: Rex R. Tanner

    • Black and White portrait of Rex Tanner. Tanner was attending the summer session in 1914 to earn the final credits for his bachelor's degree. He was assisting the Pittsburg firemen who were trying to extinguish the Russ Hall fire on June 29, 1914. ...
    • ca. 1912
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1913: Whitesitt Hall

    • Black and White photograph, taken in 1913, of the second building on campus, the Industrial Arts Building. In 1964 the building was rededicated as Whitesitt Hall to honor Andrew H. Whitesitt who was a faculty member and head of the Woodworking...
    • 1913
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1914-06-29: Russ Hall after the fire

    • Black and White postcard of Pittsburg firemen spraying water on the north and east sides of Russ Hall after a fire broke out due to lightning striking the building on June 29, 1914. Pittsburg Fire Department received the call at 3:45 a.m. Both No....
    • 1914-06-29
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1914-06-29: Russ Hall after the fire in June of 1914

    • Black and White photograph of Pittsburg firemen spraying water on the east side of Russ Hall with a number of onlookers standing in the foreground.
    • 1914-06-29
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1914-06-30: Russ Hall, the day after the fire of 1914

    • Black and White photograph of Russ Hall the day after the June 29, 1914 fire with onlookers surveying the damage.
    • 1914-06-30
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1914-06: Russ Hall after the fire

    • Black and White photograph of students and local citizens looking at the books and furniture that were saved from the June 29, 1914 fire.
    • 1914-06
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1914: Aerial view of campus

    • Black and White photograph of an aerial view of the campus taken in spring of 1914. On the left is Russ Hall and the original heating plant for the campus. The Industrial Arts Building is in the foreground.
    • 1914
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Aerial Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Aerial Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Aerial Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Aerial Photographs
    • 1914: Russ Hall, before and after the fire

    • Collage of Black and White photographs taken during the summer session before and after the June 29, 1914 fire. In the two photos on the left you can see the tents that were set up to hold classes in after the fire. Also pictured in the background...
    • 1914
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1914: Students going to classes

    • Black and White photograph of students going to classes in town after the Russ Hall fire.
    • 1914
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1914: Tents on the campus over the Summer

    • Black and White postcard showing the tents that were set up on the campus to house classes during the summer after the June 29, 1914 Russ Hall fire.
    • 1914
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1915: Metals class

    • Black and White photograph, taken in 1915, of students in an advanced metals class that was held in the industrial arts building. A. L. Logan was the instructor for the class.
    • 1915
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1919: Carney Hall Stage

    • Black and White photograph of the stage, orchestra pit, and auditorium in Carney Hall. The auditorium hosted numerous lectures and musical and theatre events.
    • 1919
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1920s: Carney Hall, Home Ec cooking class

    • Black and White photograph of a 1920s Home Economics cooking class that was held in Carney Hall.
    • ca. 1920s
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1920s: Carney Hall, Sewing class

    • Black and White photograph of a 1920s manual arts sewing class that was held in Carney Hall.
    • 1920s
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1920s: Walter McCray & Orchestra

    • Black and White photograph of Dr. Walter McCray and the college festival orchestra on the Carney Hall stage, circa 1920s. Dr. McCray first organized the annual Music Festival in 1915, a week-long event featuring guest soloists, orchestras, and...
    • ca. 1920s
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1922: Cafeteria

    • Black and White photograph of the first cafeteria on campus in 1922. The building was later remodeled in 1951 to house the Home Economics Department. The building was rededicated as Chandler Hall in 1964 in honor of the department's first director,...
    • ca. 1922
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1922: Carney Hall Rotunda

    • Black and White photograph of the Rotunda, main floor, in Carney Hall.
    • 1922
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1922: Heating Plant

    • Black and White photograph of the Heating Plant in 1922. The Plant was completed in 1913 and the third building constructed on the State Manual Training Normal campus.
    • 1922
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1922: Stadium

    • Black and White 1973 reproduction photograph Carney Hall and the Stadium in 1922. This photo was taken from the top of the old concrete smoke stack at the KSTC Heating Plant. The construction of the Stadium began in 1922 and was finally completed...
    • 1973-02
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Kansas State Teachers College--Aerial Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Aerial Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Aerial Photographs; Pittsburg...
    • 1924-11-11: College Band

    • Black and White photograph of the 1924 college band and spectators at the stadium and field dedication on November 11, 1924.
    • 1924-11-11
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Marching...
    • 1924-11-20: "The Thirteenth Chair"

    • Black and White photograph of the cast for the mystery play, "The Thirteenth Chair." Written by Bayard Veiller, the show was performed November 20, 1924 by the Arden Players on the Carney Hall stage.
    • 1924-11-20
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1925: Russ Hall

    • Black and White photograph of Russ Hall, circa 1925. To the left you can see the Mine Safety building and the Gymnasium. To the right you can see the west side of the Industrial Arts Building.
    • ca. 1925
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1926: Home Management House

    • Black and White photograph of the Home Management House that was completed in 1926. The house stood on South Joplin next to the stadium. Home economics majors enrolled in household administration lived there on a rotating basis.
    • 1926
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1926: Sherwood or Robin Hood & the Three Kings

    • Black and White photograph of the cast for "Sherwood or Robin Hood and the Three Kings." The melodrama, written by Alfred Noyes, was staged by the Arden Players in the stadium, July 14, 1926, by the Department of Speech, with assistance from the...
    • 1926
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1927: Home Management House

    • Black and White photograph of Genevieve Hawkins hanging laundry and Dorothy Kiddo sweeping the back porch of the Home Management House in 1927. Groups of eight girls occupied the home for nine-week periods and were entirely responsible for the...
    • 1927
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1927: Horace Mann Hall

    • Black and White undated photograph of Horace Mann Hall. The building was completed in 1927 and named for Horace Mann, a pioneer in American education. Horace Mann housed the elementary laboratory that prepared college students majoring in education...
    • n.d.
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Mann, Horace, 1796-1859
    • 1927: Porter Hall

    • Black and White photograph of the newly constructed Porter Hall in 1927 that served as the library for the campus from 1927 until 1979. The building was named for Ebenezer F. Porter who was a member of the state legislature from Crawford County in...
    • 1927
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1929: Main Reading Room, Porter Library

    • Black and White photograph of the main reading room in Porter Library as seen in 1929.
    • 1929
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1929: McCray Hall

    • Black and White undated photograph of the north side of the Music Hall, now known as McCray Hall. The building was designed to complement Porter Library and constructed in 1929. In 1961 the Music Hall was rededicated in honor of the music...
    • n.d.
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1930: William Aaron Brandenburg, First President

    • Black and White photograph, undated, circa 1930s, of the first president of Kansas State Manual Training Normal School, William Aaron Brandenburg. Brandenburg was appointed in 1913 and served as president until his death in 1940, making him the...
    • ca. 1930s
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1931: Willard Hall

    • Black and White photograph of the 1930-31 residents of Willard Hall.
    • 1931
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1933-10-10: Russ Hall employees

    • Black and White photograph taken October 10, 1933 of the financial and administrative secretaries in Russ Hall. Belle Provorse (right foreground) was the secretary for presidents William Aaron Brandenburg and Rees Hughes from 1913 to 1954.
    • 1933-10-10
    • Kansas State Manual Training Normal School--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1935: Commencement, Oval

    • Black and White photograph of faculty and the spring 1935 graduates taking their final walk around the campus Oval on their way to the commencement exercises that was held in the auditorium of Carney Hall from 1920 to 1969. Since 1972 commencement...
    • 1935
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1935: Men's Track Team

    • Black and White photograph of the 1935 KSTC Men's track and field team. Coach Garfield Weede is in the second row on the left side. Sitting in the first row on the left side is Kermit King, who won numerous broad jump events for KSTC during his...
    • 1935
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Track and Field--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1936-12-07: Students playing shuffleboard in the Cafeteria Annex

    • Black and White photograph of students playing shuffleboard in the cafeteria annex on December 7, 1936.
    • 1936-12-07
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1936: Gymnasium

    • Black and White photograph of the Gymnasium facing Cleveland Street as seen in 1936. Constructed in 1922, it served the campus until 1971, when it was replaced by the Garfield W. Weede Physical Education Building.
    • 1936
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1937: Kermit King

    • Black and White photograph from the Kermit King collection of Kermit King in mid air during an Intercollegiate Broad jump event at the Milwaukee, Wisconsin stadium. King won the championship for that event in 1937 with a jump of 25' 10 1/2". King...
    • 1937
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg; African American Track and field athletes--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1939-10-13: McCray Hall lobby

    • Black and White photograph of the lobby in McCray Hall. Many receptions and campus gatherings have been held in the lobby since 1929. The decorative and acoustical tile came from the Rookwood Pottery Company.
    • 1939-10-13
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1940s: Hartman Hall

    • Black and White photograph of the Mechanical Arts Building that was completed in 1928 and was home to the Automotive Service program. In 1970 the building was rededicated and named for Harry V. Hartman who gave the college thirty-nine years of...
    • ca. 1940s
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1940s: Willard Hall

    • Black and White photograph of Frances Willard Hall as seen in the 1940s. Frances Willard Hall, named in honor of the Women's Christian Temperance Union and women's suffrage rights activist, was built in 1923 and opened January 7, 1924 as a women's...
    • ca. 1940s
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1943-1945: Navy Training

    • Black and White photograph of one of the Navy V-12 Unit companies that trained on campus during World War II. Lieut. R. E. Baldwin was the Commanding Officer from June, 1943, when the unit was established on campus until 1945. Also enrolled at the...
    • ca. 1943-1945
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; United...
    • 1946-10: Homecoming

    • Black and White photograph of one of the 1946 Homecoming floats as it made its way downtown on South Broadway in front of The Glick Mercantile Co. Wholesale Grocers. Shown on the float are queen candidates and a gorilla dressed as a football...
    • 1946-10
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Stores--Retail--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Homecoming--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs
    • 1946-1955: Lakeview Hall

    • Black and White photograph of Lakeview Hall, a World War II navy barracks that was converted into a dormitory from 1946-1955.
    • 1946-1955
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs
    • 1946: Quonset Hut housing

    • Black and White photograph of a former Quonset hut barracks that was converted into married student housing from 1946-1952. Shown here is a young family tending to their garden plot, circa 1946.
    • ca. 1946
    • Kansas State Teachers College--Photographs; Universities and colleges--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; College buildings--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs; Pittsburg (Kan.)--History--Photographs; Students--Kansas--Pittsburg--Photographs

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