Before the Blaze

Title

Before the Blaze

Creator

Lorian staff

Description

A newspaper clipping from the Loras College student newspaper, the Lorian, regarding a large bonfire held as part of the College's 1950 Homecoming celebrations. A photograph shows multiple students standing in the back of two pickup trucks, adding wood to a large pile of wood planks and branches. The pile is located to the side of the Loras College stadium. Football players stand in the far background.

Date

1950 November 03

Subject

student newspapers and periodicals, bonfires

Source

The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Format

JPG file scanned with an Epson 12000XL Scanner at 300 ppi / 24 bit from physical copy. Cropped.

Rights

CC BY-NC-SA

Language

English

Publisher

Loras College

Contributor

Caroline Handley

Type

Text

Date Modified

2022 July 28

Is Part Of

The Lorian Vol. XXVI, no. 4

Rights Holder

The Center for Dubuque History, Loras College, 1450 Alta Vista Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001

Original Format

Newspaper (bound volume)

Files

Bonfire- Nov. 3rd, 1950-1951.jpg

Citation

Lorian staff, “Before the Blaze,” Loras College Digital Collections, accessed October 7, 2022, https://digitalcollections.loras.edu/items/show/7766.

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