BGSU News Service negatives and contact prints
This digital collection features select images from the BGSU News Service negatives and contact prints (UA-0037), which contains thousands of photographic negatives and contact prints created by BGSU's News Service, an earlier instatiation of the university's Marketing & Communications Department. Images document myriad aspects of BGSU's history, including the design and construction of the BGSU campus, student groups and movements, faculty and staff members, University administration, athletic and extracurricular programs and organizations, significant University events, and much more.
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This digital collection contains only a selection of items from the News Service negatives and contact prints. Additional images are being posted on an ongoing basis; however, some items will continue to be avaialble for viewing only in their original formats at the Center for Archival Collections. For more information on the News Service negatives and contact prints, please contact the Center for Archival Collections.
George H. W. Bush speaking at BGSU
Photographs from future U.S. President George H. W. Bush's visit to speak at Bowling Green State University in March 1972, when Bush served as Ambassador to the United Nations.
Gerald Ford speaking at BGSU
Photographs from future U.S. President and then-Speaker of the House Gerald Ford's visit to speak at Bowling Green State University as part of a Greek Week event. BGSU President William T. Jerome can be seen speaking with Ford in one image.
Margaret Mead receiving honorary degree from BGSU
Ceremony at BGSU bestowing anthropologist Margaret Mead with an honorary degree.
Ronald Reagan speaking at BGSU
Photographs from U.S. President Ronald Reagan's visit to speak at Bowling Green State University in 1984 as part of his reelection campaign.
John F. Kennedy speaking at BGSU
Photographs from John F. Kennedy's visit to speak at Bowling Green State University in September 1959, just prior to announcing his candidacy for President of the United States. BGSU President Ralph McDonald and Vice President of the Board of Trustees Carl H. Schwyn can be seen accompanying Kennedy…