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1960s

Kappa Delta Freshman Talent ShowThis student put on a performance in the annual Kappa Delta Freshman Talent Show.
Alcade 1965

President's Ball King and QueenKing and Queen of the President's Ball dance to the music of Ed Sullivan. Jerry Stapleton was King in 1965, and Janet Miller was the Queen.
Alcade 1965

Dance SpecialistsThese three Dance Specialists pose for the camera. Dance was under Physical Education before it progressed into a minor and then, finally into the teaching certified degree.
Alcade 1965

Karate ClubSam Houston's Karate Club numbered more than 15. Here they demonstrate how their practice exercises focus on speed and teamwork.
Alcade 1965

Soap Box Derby WinnersDelta Zeta sorority and Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity won the Soap Box Derby which was sponsored by the Delta Tau Delta fraternity.
Alcade 1965

Sigma Chi Fight NightTwo fighters battle it out in the twelfth annual Sigma Chi Fight Night. Other events included a sorority pillow-fight free-for-all.
Alcade 1965

1964 Corps SweetheartThe 1964 Corps Sweetheart crowns Linda Wood the sweetheart for 1965.
Alcade 1965

P.J. Pep RallyPajama-clad students dance their way through the quiet streets of Huntsville, in support of the Bearkat football team, for the annual P.J. Pep Rally.
Alcade 1965

Moving InStudents move in carrying their clothes, boxes, and other luggage.
Alcade 1965

DramaDrama students act out The Enchanted, a light fantasy of provincial France which questions the realities of life.
Alcade 1965

Derby DayThe first annual Derby Day saw an egg race, a balloon race, and even musical buckets. The intersorority competition was sponsored by the Sigma Chi fraternity.
Alcade 1965

Miss Sam Houston and Runner-UpsMiss Sam Houston 1965 (from left to right), Vickie Handley, 1st Runner-Up; Janet Melaun, Miss Sam Houston and Diane Butler, 2nd Runner-Up.Alcade 1965

Homecoming Queen
Lois Black, 1964 Homecoming Queen, was presented with a gold charm bracelet at the homecoming dance.
Alcade 1965

1967 Aerial View1967 aerial view of campus showing construction of the sidewalks between the Smith-Hutson (then called the Business Administration Building) and Academic Building 1 (then called the Math and Foreign Languages Building).
Vision Realized by Mary Estill

BaseballKat shortstop Jimmy Dodd dives back into first after an attempted double play.
Alcade 1965

BasketballGary Cornelison, 6-6 junior, scores two points against the East Texas Lions.
Alcade 1965

Recital HallOn-campus church (now used as the Recital Hall)
Alcade 1965

The New NewportsThe New Newports entertain students with folk songs during the Sadie Hawkins Dance.
Alcade 1965

Old MainStudents leaving Old Main.
Alcade 1965

Donkey Basketball GameThe donkey Biff Gates is riding does not seem to agree with his choice of direction. The donkey basketball game was fun but finished with a tie, 0-0.
Alcade 1965

Lowman Student Center
Lowman Student Center in 1964.Alcade 1965

College BookstoreCollege Bookstore of Sam Houston State Teachers College in 1964, before the name change to Sam Houston State College in 1965.
Alcade 1965

Bearkat TwirlersThe Bearkat Twirlers, an integral part of the marching band.
Alcade 1965


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