Iowa State University; Homecoming; Homecoming Office
Two men are having a conversation in the Homecoming Office in the Memorial Union. The campanile can be seen through the open window behind them. The social calendar for 1948-49 is displayed on the wall.
Two large cut out figures that resemble Pogo Possum and Albert the Alligator from the comic strip Pogo dominate this display along with three smaller pig figures. The alligator figure is carrying a knife and fork. The possum figure is sharpening a...
Two cut out figures pedal a tandem bicycle in this Pi Beta Phi lawn display. The front figure is dressed as a football player, while the back figure might be an ISU fan. A tiger figure is being hit by the front of the bicycle.
Two cheerleaders are leading a large crowd in a cheer at the Homecoming Pep Rally outside the Memorial Union. Football players are making their way through the crowd to a bus parked at the back of the crowd.
Three individuals are working on the Theta Xi, Mu Chapter, homecoming lawn display of a man seated in an easy chair. On the far side of a short hedge, another group of individuals are constructing a different display.
This lawn display won second place award in the Men's Residence Division for 1954. It features a two gravestones in the ""Homecoming Hill Cemetery."" The smaller gravestone is labeled, "" 1953 Missouri passed on 13-6"" in reference to the...
This lawn display is a figure similar to the comic book character, Little Lulu."" she is setting on a Kleenex box as the Little Lulu character was part of a advertising campaign for Kleenex tissues at this time.
This lawn display consists of a semi-reclining bare-foot male figure dressed in ragged pants, shirt and hat. His head rests against a liquor barrel. He is pointing a shotgun at a Tiger figure that is suspended by one ear from a goal post.