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Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity's Homecoming Display: Go Blue - Whale Iowa, October 1955

Alpha Sigma Phi Fraternity's Homecoming Display: Go Blue - Whale Iowa, October 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 29, 1955
Caption
"GO BLUE - WHALE IOWA": Alpha Sigma Phi fraternity at 920 Baldwin Ave., with a reputation for building large Homecoming displays, built this whale with a mouth that moves. Two years ago the group won a Homecoming display contest award with a 70-foot dragon. Showers and high winds damaged many of the displays in the yards of fraternities this morning.

Chi Phi Fraternity's Homecoming Display: 20,000 Leagues To Pasadena, October 1955

Chi Phi Fraternity's Homecoming Display: 20,000 Leagues To Pasadena, October 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 29, 1955
Caption
"20,000 LEAGUES TO PASADENA": That's the title on the sign in front of this Homecoming display built by Chi Phi fraternity at 1530 Washtenaw Ave. The Wolverines have hopes of a Rose Bowl bid.

Gamma Phi Beta Sorority's Homecoming Display: O, I Dare Say...Go Blue, October 1955

Gamma Phi Beta Sorority's Homecoming Display: O, I Dare Say...Go Blue, October 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 29, 1955
Caption
"O, I DARE SAY...GO BLUE": Even this elderly woman, constructed by the Coeds of Gamma Phi Beta sorority at 1520 S. University Ave., gets a little excited about Michigan's chances of going to the Rose Bowl.

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Brothers Plan Their Homecoming Display, October 1955

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Brothers Plan Their Homecoming Display, October 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 29, 1955
Caption
PLANNING STAGE: Winner last year in the men's division of the University Homecoming Display Contest was Sigma Phi Epsilon of 733 S. State St. Here four of its members, (left to right) John Thomas of Detroit, Dwight Allen of Birmingham, Joe Naylor of Ann Arbor and Tom Ainslie of Detroit, study plans for this year.

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Brothers Construct Their Homecoming Display, October 1955

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity Brothers Construct Their Homecoming Display, October 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 29, 1955
Caption
PLANS INTO ACTION: Putting their drawing board plans into reality are Dwight Allen (left) of Birmingham, Tom Beierle (center) of Ogdensburg, N. J., and Robert L. Boshoven of Grand Rapids. They are members of Sigma Phi Epsilon.

Alpha Delta Pi Sorority Sisters Work On Their Homecoming Display, October 1955

Alpha Delta Pi Sorority Sisters Work On Their Homecoming Display, October 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 29, 1955
Caption
EVERYBODY HELPS: The girls at Alpha Delta Pi sorority at 722 S. Forest Ave. were more systematic than most groups in getting their Homecoming display built. Each of the sorority's 44 girls was assigned six hours of work, which still left them time for dates and studying.

Beta Theta Pi Fraternity Brothers Construct Their Homecoming Display, October 1955

Beta Theta Pi Fraternity Brothers Construct Their Homecoming Display, October 1955 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, October 29, 1955
Caption
RISKY BUSINESS: While a fraternity brother holds him by the pants, Dave Pryor of Kalamazoo clips wire to a 2 x 4 for the Beta Theta Pi display at 604 S. State St. Others are Al Killeen of Detroit (left), Doug Slaggent of Ludington (holding Pryor), and Lew Ramsdell of Manistee (holding wire below). They're building a Hawkeye.