Production number 40
Production title: [Centennial Celebration]
Production date: 1952-1953
Total running time: 00:12:30
Color / no sound
Derived from 16 mm film.
Available in VHS, DVD, and Sony DV-cam.
Part of Earl Jernigan's Film Archive.
This production documents events related to the University's centennial in 1953. It includes footage of the 1952 homecoming and General James Van Fleet.
0:00 Woman opens large book on the University's centennial celebration and turns to pages featuring General Van Fleet and commemorative plaques for the pre-Buckman Act institutions.
1:10 Homecoming parade and reviewing stand
6:50 House decorations
8:50 Plane lands
8:55 Poster for agricultural fair
9:30 Scene at the HUB. Very dark footage.
10:50 Van Fleet arrives and motorcade. This is followed by a ceremony, but the footage is again too dark to discern what is happening.
12:30 Film ends
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