Postmark East Lansing, circa 1950


Creator: Jam Handy Organization, Detroit
Subjects: People, Students, Presidents, Campus, Buildings, East Lansing, Studies and Programs
Description: A digitization of a VHS videocassette transfer from a 16mm reel of film. A production outlining the on-campus educational facilities of Michigan State College (MSC), Postmark East Lansing was produced by the Jam Handy Organization of Detroit with cameraman George Leontough, assistant Jack Tipping, MSC college news editor Alvie L. Smith serving as coordinator, and starring students Barbara Tanner Bailey '49 and James W. Hale '51.

This film was done in the format of a letter home from an MSC student to a younger brother, describing the college and its student body. It features speeches by President John A. Hannah, and shows campus buildings, including Old Wells Hall, Fairchild Auditorium, Shaw Hall, and Quonset huts (used as married housing at the time). Another interesting feature is the footage of the President's Office (in Linton Hall) and of a student dormitory room.
Date: 1950
Format: Video/mp4
Original Format: VHS (TM)
Resource Identifier: A007704
Collection Number: c.00666 Jam Handy Corporation records
Language: English
Rights Management: Educational use only, no other permissions given. Copyright to this resource is held by Michigan State University and is provided here for educational purposes only. It may not be reproduced or distributed in any format without written permission of the University Archives & Historical Collections, Michigan State University.
Contributing Institution: University Archives & Historical Collections
Contributor: MSU Archives and Historical Collections
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Associated Objects:
The M.A.C. Record; vol.56, no.02; March 1, 1951
The M.A.C. Record; vol.56, no.02; March 1, 1951
March 1, 1951
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