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  • Poverty Parade, 1926 

    Unknown author (1926)
    Footage of the traditional student poverty parade held at Williamson Field during a home football game. Note the male F&M cheerleaders and the formal attire of the spectators. Film is silent and B&W.
  • 1926 Commencement 

    Unknown author (1926)
    Shows traditional cap and gown procession from the Science building (now Stager Hall) to Hensel Hall. Film is silent and B&W.
  • Snowstorm, 1927 

    Unknown author (1927)
    Footage of campus in the aftermath of an early 1927 Lancaster snowstorm. Note the Campus House sign on what is currently known as Distler House. The Campus House opened on January 21, 1927 as a student center after being ...
  • Football- F&M vs. Haverford October 1, 1927 

    Unknown author (1927)
    Shows Band, football game, Freshman-Sophomore Tug of War. Film is silent and B&W.
  • Class Day June 3, 1927 

    Unknown author (1927)
    Footage shows Class day exercises as part of Commencement week, Class reunions, F&M trustee Benjamin F. Fackenthal Jr., the Senior parade. Film is silent and B&W.
  • Cornerstone laying ceremony Fackenthal Laboratories, April 30, 1929 

    Unknown author (1929)
    Footage shows President Henry Harbaugh Apple speaking at the cornerstone laying ceremonies of Fackenthal Lab, constructed 1928-1929. Film is silent and B&W.
  • 1929 Convocation/Freshman Chapel services 

    Unknown author (1929)
    Shows faculty and Freshmen leaving Hensel Hall convocation/chapel services. Note the arcade in the background connecting Biesecker Gymnasium and Fackenthal Laboratory that was razed in the 1960s. Film is silent and B&W.
  • 1930 Class reunion weekend 

    Unknown author (1930)
    Shows the traditional alumni processional featuring the Class of 1905 parading down College Avenue with a covered wagon and the Class of 1880 through 1925 on parade. Film is silent and B&W.
  • Campus scenes from tower of Old Main, ca. 1930 

    Unknown author (1930)
    Views of campus, Lancaster Theological Seminary and the Lancaster skyline. Film is silent and B&W.
  • Cornerstone laying ceremony Fackenthal Pool September 19, 1930 

    Unknown author (1930)
    Film is silent and B&W.
  • 1932 Commencement procession 

    Unknown author (1932)
    Academic procession on campus. Film is silent and B&W.
  • College officials visit John Marshall grave and home, 1935 

    Unknown author (1935)
    Footage shows College administrators', including President John A. Schaeffer, visit to the grave and home of John Marshall in Richmond, Virginia in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of his death. Film is silent and B&W.
  • Abraham dePeyster Statue 

    Unknown author (1936)
    1936 footage of the Abraham dePeyster statue in front of the former Watts-dePeyster Library. The sculpture was often painted by students as a prank beginning around 1933. It was moved to its present site along Buchanan ...
  • Construction of Keiper Hall, 1936 

    Unknown author (1936)
    Footage of Keiper Hall under construction showing steel framing and construction crews. Film is silent and in color.
  • Cornerstone laying Fackenthal Library, July 28, 1937 

    Unknown author (1937)
    Footage of the cornerstone laying ceremony for Fackenthal Library. B.F. Fackenthal and President John Schaeffer can be seen placing a time capsule in the cornerstone. Film is silent and in color.
  • Construction of Fackenthal Library, 1937 

    Unknown author (1937)
    Footage showing structural steel work on Fackenthal Library. Note the workman tossing a hot rivet to a riveter above. Film is silent and in color.
  • 1939 Convocation 

    Unknown author (1939)
    Footage of faculty and students leaving Hensel Hall convocation ceremony. Note the blue caps and green bow ties worn by Freshmen. President John A. Schaeffer (in brown suit) and Retired President Henry Harbaugh Apple (who ...
  • Track and Field, 1939 

    Unknown author (1939)
    Shows Track and Field events held at Williamson Field. Note the Armstrong Plant and the smoke from a more industrial Lancaster in the background. Film is silent and in color.
  • F&M Band at the 1939 World's Fair 

    Unknown author (1939)
    Footage of F&M Band performing at the 1939 World's Fair in New York. Film is silent and in color.
  • Views of Campus, Spring 1942 

    Unknown author (1942)
    Film is silent and in color.