Libraries’ Third Annual Homecoming Display

On October 11-13, 2012 Ohio University Libraries will celebra te Homecoming with its third annual homecoming display. This extensive display captivates audiences each year and pays tribute to OHIO’s history.

Memories will run across eighteen tables that will be piled high with some of the University’s top mementos. Publications such as “The Post” and “The Green Goat,” dozens of historical photographs, athletic programs, posters, scrapbooks and over 100 University yearbooks will be available for visitors to peruse. Ohio University films produced during the 1930s, 1940s, and 1970s will be screened for further visual stimulation.

So bring family and friends to join students, staff, faculty and alumni on the fourth floor of Alden Library. The display will be available:

            Thursday, October 11            12 noon to 7 p.m.
            Friday, October 12                  8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
            Saturday, October 13            10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Boost your Bobcat spirit by visiting this year’s homecoming display and offering feedback to the Libraries’ Facebook and Twitter pages. Do not miss this opportunity; it is surely a sight to see.

For those who cannot make it this year, digitized versions of Ohio University yearbooks can be found on the Libraries’ Digital Initiatives website along with other digitized collections, documents and images.

Story by Krithika Rajarama

(Front page photo) Alumni David Gillen of Northbridge, Mass. and Nick Turner of Denver, Colo. look through items from the University Archives Collection on display on the fourth floor of Alden Library for Homecoming Weekend on Saturday, October 15, 2011. (Photo by Patrick Traylor/Ohio University Libraries) 

(Thumbnail image ) Julanne Luderman and Collin Whitesell of Defiance, Ohio look through items from the University Archives Collection on display on the fourth floor of Alden Library for Homecoming Weekend on Saturday, October 15, 2011. In the foreground is Polly Youngwerth of Hudson, Ohio. (Photo by Patrick Traylor/Ohio University Libraries)