Exhibit that highlights the November 11, 1966 football game between Michigan State University and Notre Dame. Included are photographs from the game, the cover of the football program, and a video that documents the 50th Anniversary Celebration with former football players from that historic game!The 1978-1979 MSU Men's Basketball team, coached by Jud Heathcote, won the NCAA Division I championship. The team was co-captained by Magic Johnson and Greg Kelser.A history of the Alumni Memorial Chapel and included are lists created by the archivist that describe the stones found in the chapel, the titles and layout of the stained glass windows, and a list of names of the fallen MSU soldiers that are engraved on the chapel walls.Opposition to American involvement in the Vietnam War took many forms at Michigan State University, including peace marches, teach-ins, protests, and distribution of literature. This exhibit covers Anti-Vietnam War Sentiments at MSU from 1965 to 1972.The Green Splash was a women's honorary swimming club on campus. Formally organized in 1927, the Green Splash developed as a culmination of the activities of the Women's Life Saving Corps, established in the early 1920s.An exhibit highlighting Barnett Rosenberg, his research, and the discovery of cisplatin. This exhibit covers the history of the collapse of College Hall, construction of Beaumont Tower, the addition of bells, the silence of the bells, rededication of the Beaumont Tower bells, and Tower Guard.This exhibit highlights the myths and legends that are associated with Michigan State University.MSU has had a number of publications over the years. This exhibit provides links to a number of the publicationsThis exhibit highlights the cancelled 1943 Football season.A brief history of 4-H, a list of collections at the University Archives & Historical Collections featuring 4-H history, and images from those collections.The American Civil War influenced Michigan Agricultural College. The years between 1861 and 1865 proved to be some of the hardest for the college. Enrollment rates dropped because of the war, financial problems were arising, and MAC was fighting to retain the Morrill Land Grant that ensured the permanence of the college. Read more about MAC's role in the Civil War.A list and description of Class Gifts through the years at Michigan State University.A history of the first building on campus, College Hall. Read about how it was poorly built, the problems it presented for the professors, how alumni wanted to preserve it, and how the walls came tumbling down.An exhibit highlighting the history of the College of Human Medicine from its founding in 1966.This exhibit presents some images and sounds from the College of Osteopathic Medicine.An exhibit of the Cooperative Extension office of Michigan State UniversityThis exhibit displays dance cards given as favors at MSU dances and ballsA brief history of Dick Estell who worked for WKAR.The first one-hundred years of students living on campus.A look at the first three decades of classes, activities, and landmark moments for women on campus.History of East Lansing's formation in 1907. The exhibit was originally created for the city's centennial celebration in 2007.The name Forest Akers is a familiar one at Michigan State University. But few are familiar with the man behind the clever name.
The wearing of beanies by freshmen men was a tradition for many decades at Michigan State.When the United States entered World War I in 1917, Michigan Agricultural College was ready to serve in the cause from enlisted students leaving campus to the military arriving on campus to provide training. When the Spanish influenza reached campus, M.A.C. provided medical care for those affected. Trace the steps of students and faculty, soldiers and nurses during this critical time in American history.The Warren Featherbone Company of Three Oaks, Michigan produced materials for women's fashion, including bustles, bust extenders, featherbone-stiffened fabrics, ribbon, and elastic.An exhibit about campus buildings that have been demolished or destroyed.An exhibit about the history of energy use at MSU including the power plants on campus.History of home economics at MSU from 1895 to 2005.Michigan State University has a long, rich history of welcoming International Students to its campus.An exhibit about Leonard V. Falcone, the Director of the MSU bands from 1927 to 1967. A brief summary of what life was like at M.A.C. in 1886.This exhibit highlights the large collection of glass slides that documented agriculture and life in various countries taken by Louis A. Wolfanger.An exhibit about Lyman Briggs, an alumnus of Michigan State University.On Thursday, February 11, 1965, more than 4,000 students and community residents attended a campus visit and lecture by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.A description of various traditions including class rivalry, dating, and J-Hop. Information about MSU's current residence halls and the people for whom they were named.In the 1930s, Lansing native Oyvid L. Rydland traveled to Michigan's Upper Peninsula to take photographs of the mining operations.An exhibit about MSU alumnus Onn Mann Liang, an international student from China in the 1920s.Learn more about the Orange Horse affair, when students protested the non-renewal of faculty contracts.This exhibit explores the Paul Schiff case, academic freedom at MSU, and the creation of the Office of the Ombudsperson to help students resolve conflicts with the university.This exhibit features selections from Major Perry M. Thomas's scrapbook of photographs of the nuclear bomb experiments at Bikini Atoll in the Marshall Islands. An exhibit of President Cecil Mackey's life.An exhibit about President Clifton Wharton, Jr.An exhibit about President David L. Friday (1922–1923).An exhibit about President Edgar L. Harden (1978–1979).An exhibit about President Edwin Willits (1885–1889).An exhibit about President Frank S. Kedzie (1915–1921).An exhibit covering the life of President Gordon Guyer.An exhibit about President John A. Hannah (1941–1969).This exhibit is about President John DiBiaggio's career at MSU.This exhibit is about President John Hannah prior to his presidency at the college.An exhibit about President Jonathan L. Snyder (1896–1915).An exhibit about President Joseph R. Williams (1857-1859).An exhibit about President Kenyon L. Butterfield (1924–1928).An exhibit about President Lewis G. Gorton (1893–1895).An exhibit about President Lewis R. Fiske (1859-1862).An exhibit about President Lou Anna K. Simon (2005–2018).An exhibit about President M. Peter McPherson (1993–2004).An exhibit about President Oscar Clute (1889–1893).An exhibit about President Robert S. Shaw (1928–1941).An exhibit about President Theophilus C. Abbot (1862–1885).An exhibit about President Walter Adams (1969-1970).An exhibit highlighting Ralph Turner's work and research at Michigan State University.An exhibit about Ransom E. Olds and his career in the automobile industry.A short history of the Kellogg Biological Station.A history of the Red Cedar River and a break down of the activities that happened either on or around the Red Cedar River.An exhibit about Michigan State University's first four appearances in the Rose Bowl.A short history of dances at MSU.Michigan State University has always had diverse student organizations. The activities of these organizations are an important part of the history of student life at the University. These texts and images highlight some of the student organizations at MSU. This exhibit highlights some of the first African American students, faculty, and administrators at MSU and their achievements.This exhibit highlights members of the Kedzie Family and how they were involved with MSU.This exhibit covers the history of the Rock and how it has evolved over the years from a class gift to a message board.The Rolling Stones played at Spartan Stadium on September 9, 1994.This exhibit covers the history of the Spartan Statue, aka "Sparty" and his creator, Leonard Jungwirth.This exhibit is composed of information from the MAC Record during the time period that the United States was involved in World War I.