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1940 2009
Created Date: 1967-03
Description: Stevens interviews ASU Sun Devil Baseball coach Bobby Winkles (00:09:58). Baseball greats Joe Torre (00:01:58) and Larry Doby (00:04:40) are also interviewed by Keith Morris. Stevens presents a story about USC / NBA basketball star John Rudometkin (00:05:38).


Created Date: 1966-11-22
Description: A color motion picture production with sound, complete audio recordings of the event and the event program documenting the dedication ceremony for Arizona State University's Charles Trumbull Hayden Library, November 22nd 1966. Motion Picture: ASU President G. Homer Durham dedicates the building, and Senator Carl T. Hayden remembers his father, the namesake of the library. Library facilities and technologies are depicted. Narrated by Librarian Alan D. Covey. Audio Recording: Reel 1 Side A: Norman H. Strouse Remarks Reel 1 Side B: President G. Homer Durham Concluding Remarks ASU Symphonic Band Reel 2 Side A: Rev. Bert Johnson Invocation President Durham ...

Created Date: 2009
Description: President Barack Obama speaks at the ASU Commencement ceremony at Sun Devil Stadium, May 13, 2009.

Created Date: 1954
Description: A silent amateur motion picture documenting the Arizona State College Homecoming in 1954. Parade floats and the Sun Devil Band are featured on Central Avenue in Phoenix near the Hotel Westward Ho. ASC President Grady Gammage and his wife Kathryn drive by in an open car. Displays and house decorations on the Tempe campus are presented. Alumni and staff are depicted eating at the Homecoming banquet.

Created Date: 1958
Description: Seven motion pictures from the 1958 football season, including the complete Arizona State College at Detroit game. Unidentified games and scrimmages at Goodwin Stadium are also presented in black and white, color and early widescreen formats. Legendary ASC running back Leon Burton (#22) and Quarterback John Hangartner (#17) are depicted in Frank Kush's first season as head coach. All films are silent.

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Created Date: 1958
Description: Photos primarily depicting advocacy efforts associated with the epic 1958 election initiative that renamed Arizona State College to Arizona State University.

Created Date: 2004
Description: A video production of the Department of History featuring interviews with several department faculty and alumni.

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Description: Selected photos of Old Main on the Tempe campus.

Contributors: Rice, Roy
Description: ASU 5: 1952 ASC Homecoming parade, Mill Avenue, 1952.Then Calexico California street/neighborhood scenes, the Hotel DeAnza, the border checkpoint ASU 6: ASC Homecoming parade, Mill Avenue, Hayden Flour Mill; Rice family? at unidentified home; fly fishing family outing at unidentified creek. ASU 7: Market scene, possibly Quito Ecuador. ASC Homecoming parade Mill Avenue, 1951. Outside Bullock’s Department Store, possibly Pasadena CA

The University Archives Audio and Visual Materials consist of archival audio recordings, motion pictures and video productions selected from the University Archives Collections. Media is added as permissions are secured, and resources for digitization become available.