Augustana 2010 sesquicentennial
The 150 year history of Augustana College
Augustanas come together to celebrate Synod
Presidents pen histories of the college
Why Rock Island? How Augustana made its way from Chicago to Rock Island.
Henriette C.K. Naeseth, professor emeritus. Her name was synonymous with Augustana's vision of quality education.
Teapot Dome, the prank heard 'round the Midwest.
Women's athletics started slowly at Augustana but persistence paid off.
Old Main: Designs, domes and dolomite. It might have looked very different...
A celebratory history, from jubilee halls to Facebook.
The campus church altar rail revolution, 1966-83
The SS Augustana Victory served in WWII, Vietnam and in the commercial fleet.
The ban on athletics lasted for 12 years in the case of football.
How the Greek societies crept in under the guise of tennis.
Augustana and the civil rights movement.
Henry Veld, a leading conductor and Augustana icon.
An Augustana Day: women in the early years
Letter grades — did they start here?
The GI Bill®: a big impact on enrollment and outlook
Royal visits helped preserve our roots
Denkmann serenade: an outburst of joy for a new library
Choir tour of 1912 — some things don't change
The library and its noisy history
Science took root early at Augustana
The Temperance years at Augustana
Scrapbooks and social networking
Natural history — hands-on
Bringing Handel's musical religion experience home
"Entertainment" at Augustana: then and now
Memories of the Manhattan Project: Essays by or about Augustana alumni whose contributions were significant to the success of the Manhattan Project and the end of WWII.
How Augustana reached the heights in debate: D.A. Koch (later Bjornson) and Charles Lindberg made history on the national debate stage.
Observer front page
Jan. 11, 1934: "Did You Know That —"
January, 1919: "A Few Don'ts for the Boys"
Jan. 27, 1927: "Augustana Amazons to Travel for First Time Next Monday"
Feb. 3, 1949: "Old Main Snowed in to Delay Final Exams"
Feb. 19, 1964: "Concern for Civil Rights Inspires Augustana Fast Movement Proposal"
Feb. 24, 1965: "Resume Meets with Ambrose"
March 20, 1932: "Many Attend First Mardi Gras Staged on College Campus"
March 27, 1929: "Augie Social Clubs Will Not Be Permitted to Pledge Freshmen"
April 1, 1999: "Augie goes Catholic at Explore program"
April 1917: "Sixth Regiment Band of Illinois"
April 1904: "Augustana Pre-Medical Department"
April 22, 1948: "Ratify Student Union Constitution"
April 27, 1988: "Queen of Sweden Visits Augustana"
May 5, 1965: "After Flood Effort Rock Island Mayor Thanks Augie Students," photos
May 10, 1967: "New Hours for Seniors"
September 1919: "A Few Suggestions to Frosh"
Sept. 9, 1926: "Quad City Students More Than Half of Total Enrollment"
Sept. 13, 1928: "Sale of Green Caps Proceeds Rapidly"
Sept, 20, 1934: "New Rule Adapted Regarding College Class Attendance"
Sept. 27, 1967: "'Negotiations Now' Takes Poll to End War in Viet Nam"
Oct. 6, 1965: "Centrex Phone System Installed"
October 1918: "The S.A.T.C. of Augustana"
Oct. 18, 1967: "Bell Tower — Augie Myth?"
Oct. 30, 1969: "Library 'enigma'"
Nov. 13, 1952: "Hello from WAUG"
Nov. 21, 1929: "A Prehistoric Elephant"
November 1919: "Democracy in College Life"
Dec. 15, 1938: "Augie's All-American Drafted by Brooklyn"
Dec. 19, 1984: "Co-Ed Housing: Students Respond to new Survey"
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