A Homecoming Photo Gallery

by Kevin Thorie, University Archivist

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1923: Starting the Drive
Unfortunately, Stout did not get a concrete stadium until 2001 --- 78 years later.

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1924
With the freshman class in the lead, the homecoming parade arrives at the athletic field.

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1924
A spirited homecoming crowd participates in the traditional "Snake Dance."

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1924
The SMA Society (home economics) float features lady pirates. 

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1924
Walter Tiede, sophomore, (left) and George Strombeck, junior, prepare to join the parade in the "Bachelor's Raft."

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1927
The freshman float pauses for a photograph.

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1927
Stout downs Eau Claire 10-6 on the gridiron.

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1929
Stout Institute classmates prepare for the traditional bonfire.

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1934 or 1936
Homecoming floats turn the corner near the Natatorium and the Home Economics Building (now Harvey Hall).

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1939
A crowd enjoys the homecoming bonfire. Note the blazing "S" to the right.

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1950
Fraternity members march in the "Torchlight Parade."

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1951
A beauty of a float travels down Wilson Avenue.

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1951
The Stout Typographical Society float brings to life the homecoming theme.

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Late 1950s
Four beauties and a beast --- queen candidates and the Blue Devil.