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Students crowded into the Purdue Creamery to buy ice cream cones for a nickel a scoop when this photo was made in 1949. Purdue University, Faculty And Staff, South University, D.i.d., Crowd, Lafayette, West Lafayette, Purdue, Nickel
Did You Know?: Purdue University Creamery
Students crowded into the Purdue Creamery to buy ice cream cones for a nickel a scoop when this photo was made in 1949.
Seven and a half years after the Wright brothers flew at Kitty Hawk, a large crowd at Purdue welcomed two planes as they made the first aircraft landings on the campus. #PurdueUniversity #BoilerUp Travel, Vintage, First Plane, Park, Large Crowd, Planes, Campus, Winthrop
Did You Know?: First planes on campus
Seven and a half years after the Wright brothers flew at Kitty Hawk, a large crowd at Purdue welcomed two planes as they made the first aircraft landings on the campus. #PurdueUniversity #BoilerUp
From 1892 to 1938, Purdue was the site of innovative railway laboratories that established the University as a leader in transportation research. By the late 1800s, the railroad industry had become plagued with technical problems that required in-depth research to correct. In 1892, to meet this problem head-on, the University built the Purdue Locomotive Testing Plant, a test site and laboratory space in the center of Heavilon Hall. #PurdueUniversity #Boilermakers Railroad Industry, Locomotive, Railroad Companies, Steam Locomotive, University Hall, Student Volunteer, Did You Know, Train Engines
Did You Know?: Purdue Locomotive Testing Plant
From 1892 to 1938, Purdue was the site of innovative railway laboratories that established the University as a leader in transportation research. By the late 1800s, the railroad industry had become plagued with technical problems that required in-depth research to correct. In 1892, to meet this problem head-on, the University built the Purdue Locomotive Testing Plant, a test site and laboratory space in the center of Heavilon Hall. #PurdueUniversity #Boilermakers
Quite literally transforming campus, the 40-foot bronze “Transformation” sculpture was installed on the south portion of campus to serve as more than an art form. “Transformation” was given to the University as a gift from the Class of 1952. The class raised over $860,000 for a scholarship fund and the commissioned piece that former President Steven Beering suggested. #Purdue #PurdueUniversity Romanesque, Architecture, Art, Civil Engineering, Visual And Performing Arts, Performance Art, Architect
Did You Know?: 'Transformation' sculpture
Quite literally transforming campus, the 40-foot bronze “Transformation” sculpture was installed on the south portion of campus to serve as more than an art form. “Transformation” was given to the University as a gift from the Class of 1952. The class raised over $860,000 for a scholarship fund and the commissioned piece that former President Steven Beering suggested. #Purdue #PurdueUniversity
The Purdue University seal has been around for almost 130 years. The current seal, designed by Al Gowan in 1968, is used only on official University documents such as diplomas, letters of acceptance and communication from the Board of Trustees and the president. The following describes the evolution of the seal and the important people who took part in the designs. #PurdueUniversity #Boilermakers #BoilerUp People, Letters, Seal, University Document, Board
Did You Know?: Purdue Seal
The Purdue University seal has been around for almost 130 years. The current seal, designed by Al Gowan in 1968, is used only on official University documents such as diplomas, letters of acceptance and communication from the Board of Trustees and the president. The following describes the evolution of the seal and the important people who took part in the designs. #PurdueUniversity #Boilermakers #BoilerUp
Purdue's four art galleries -- including one in downtown Lafayette -- alternately serve as teaching and learning spaces for the University's faculty and students and as cultural resources locally and statewide. The Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries consist of east and west galleries in Pao Hall, and they are overseen by Liz Erlewine, gallery coordinator. Purdue Galleries consist of the Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center and the Fountain Gallery at 330 Main St., Lafayette. Galleries, Master Of Fine Arts, International Artist, Fine Arts Degree, Learning Spaces, Gallery, Art Galleries, Hall
Did You Know?: Purdue's galleries
Purdue's four art galleries -- including one in downtown Lafayette -- alternately serve as teaching and learning spaces for the University's faculty and students and as cultural resources locally and statewide. The Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries consist of east and west galleries in Pao Hall, and they are overseen by Liz Erlewine, gallery coordinator. Purdue Galleries consist of the Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center and the Fountain Gallery at 330 Main St., Lafayette.
A two-year endeavor to memorialize the spirit of Purdue culminated in the Hail Purdue Wall, a permanent tribute to the century-old fight song. The wall was strategically positioned near Elliott Hall of Music because that's where one hears the sounds of Purdue, according to information from the Purdue Alumni Association. The project was a collaboration among the Purdue Alumni Association, Physical Facilities, and students from the class of 2013 and Iron Key. Memories, Purdue Boilermakers, Alumni, Tribute, Our Friendship
Did You Know?: Hail Purdue Wall
A two-year endeavor to memorialize the spirit of Purdue culminated in the Hail Purdue Wall, a permanent tribute to the century-old fight song. The wall was strategically positioned near Elliott Hall of Music because that's where one hears the sounds of Purdue, according to information from the Purdue Alumni Association. The project was a collaboration among the Purdue Alumni Association, Physical Facilities, and students from the class of 2013 and Iron Key.
Purdue Memorial Union is home to many Purdue traditions and memorials, including a stained glass window, located at the southwest entrance, dedicated to a past Purdue president. The stained glass window is dedicated to the memory of James H. Smart, president of Purdue from 1883 to 1900. It was donated in 1940 by Alice Earl Stuart, wife of Charles B. Stuart, who was Board of Trustees president during Smart's tenure. Entrance, Meditation, Windows, Treasures In Heaven, Stained Glass Windows, Stuart, Glass Window, Window
Did You Know?: PMU stained glass window
Purdue Memorial Union is home to many Purdue traditions and memorials, including a stained glass window, located at the southwest entrance, dedicated to a past Purdue president. The stained glass window is dedicated to the memory of James H. Smart, president of Purdue from 1883 to 1900. It was donated in 1940 by Alice Earl Stuart, wife of Charles B. Stuart, who was Board of Trustees president during Smart's tenure.