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University Archives Audio and Visual Materials


The University Archives Audio and Visual Materials consist of archival photographs, 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.


Date Range
1940 2009


An invited lecture by "gonzo journalist" Hunter S.Thompson at Arizona State University, September 19, 1984. An amateur recording from the audience with significant background/crowd noise. The introduction is joined in progress. Thompson responds to questions from the audience. The talk includes some inappropriate language. The recording is incomplete but appears to end as Thompson is finishing his remarks.

Created Date
1984-09-19

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

Created Date
1958

Audio recording of the groundbreaking ceremony for the Memorial Union, October 25, 1954. Jim Creasman is master of ceremonies. Arizona State College cheer "With an A" is performed. Governor Howard Pyle speaks. Senator Carl T. Hayden speaks

Created Date
1954-10-25
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Selected photos of Old Main on the Tempe campus.

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Selected photos of Palm Walk, the palm tree lined sidewalk that once served as the eastern boundary of ASU's Tempe campus at Normal Street. Color photos were produced by ASU photographer Tom Story between 2006-2014.

Contributors
Story, Tom

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

Created Date
2009

Stevens interviews ASU Sun Devil Baseball coach Bobby Winkles

Created Date
1967-03

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

Contributors
Rice, Roy