University of Idaho Library's Digital Initiatives.

Contributors:

Devin Becker - Digital Initiatives Librarian

Annie Gaines - Scholarly Communications Librarian

Estelle Sertich - Digital Projects Manager

Jordan Wrigley - Intern, 125th Anniversary History Committee

Amy Thompson - Special Collections Library Assistant

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I love that this prize winning bull was photographed in front of a photographer’s standard background. A 1922 photograph of the head sire for cattle at the University of Idaho.

From the University of Idaho Campus Photograph Collection

Vintage Fashion: 1953 edition

Check out these amazing glasses on the 1953 students at the University of Idaho. From the 1953 Gem of the Mountains Digital Yearbook.

A span of twenty years and a trebling in size often spells profound changes in the spirit and character of an institution. Perhaps the most significant trait of the University of Idaho has been the abiding nature through the years of what we call the “Idaho Spirit.”

It is the spirit of kindliness and yet of candor, of faithfulness and yet of fun, of sentiment and yet of seriousness.

Because this spirit has prevailed among her sons and daughters, the University of Idaho will continue year after year winning her way to fame.

Message from Harrison C. Dale, President of the University of Idaho in the 1938 Gem of the Mountains Digital Yearbook.

Look at this adorable fuzzy cow! (1952)

From the University of Idaho Campus Photograph Collection

A student leads a draft horse away from a barn on the University of Idaho campus, 1936.

From the University of Idaho Campus Photograph Collection

A law student points to a skeleton during a mock trail held at the University of Idaho, 1952.

From the University of Idaho Campus Photograph Collection

Idaho students read in the University of Idaho Library, 1936.

From the University of Idaho Campus Photograph Collection

A 1975 photograph of a student deep in thought on the University of Idaho campus. 

From the 1975 Gem of the Mountains Digital Yearbook

Vintage Fashion: 1974 Edition

From the 1974 Gem of the Mountains Digital Yearbook.

Before the Kenworthy Theater took over its current building in 1926, it housed a Buick dealership and the Neely and Sons garage (pictured above). 

(1) Crystal Theater, 1911 from the Ott Historical Photograph Collection

(2) Neely and Sons Garage, 1925 from the Ott Historical Photograph Collection

(3) From the 1961 Gem of the Mountains Digital Yearbook.