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    • Trustee Earl Crawford

    • Trustees;
    • Crawford, a Presbyterian clergyman, served Trinity as a trustee from 1959-1982. Crawford was pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Wichita Falls from 1950-1978. He was active in civic affairs in Wichita Falls and served in various capacities in...
    • Trustee Ruth C. Cowles

    • Trustees;
    • Ruth C. Cowles served as a Trinity trustee from 1949-1964. As a trustee, Mrs. Cowles supervised much of Trinity's landscaping and furnishings, particularly for the Student Union, the Cowles House at 130 Oakmont Court, other university houses, and...
    • Trustee James H. Calvert

    • Trustees;
    • James Henry Calvert served Trinity as a trustee from 1942 until his death in 1981. He was chairman of the board from 1963-1966. As president of the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce in 1941, Calvert was instrumental in bringing Trinity to San Antonio...
    • Trustees Witt, Miller, Calvert

    • Trustees;
    • (Left to right) Mr. and Mrs. Robert Witt, Mr. and Mrs. Cecil W. Miller, and Mr. and Mrs. James H. Calvert. Affectionaly known as ""the three wise men,"" Witt, Miller, and Calvert were instrumental in bringing Trinity to San Antonio in 1942 and...
    • female students on telephone

    • Students;
    • A group of female students are listening to a telephone conversation on a McFarlin Hall residence hall telephone. Telephones in the 1950s were not in private rooms. There was only one telephone on each floor of the residence hall.
    • Female students 1950

    • Students;
    • A group of female students in the mid-1950s put on make up while seated in Guenther Park on the Trinity campus. The photograph was made for public relations purposes. Guenther Park commemorated a gift of land contributed to the Trinity campus by...
    • students 1950s

    • Students;
    • In this photograph Talor Chandler, Jr. (class of 1956) models a Davy Crockett coonskin hat for co-ed Kay Caskey (class of 1955) while Jim Sanders (class of 1954) expresses his displeasure. The upperclass student in the photograph were debating...
    • Trinity University Choir

    • Students;
    • Photo of Trinity University Choir in taken in 1963-64 with choir director Professor Claude Zetty (left foreground). In addition to occasional performances during the year, the choir made an annual tour during spring recess.
    • Lee Roy the Tiger

    • Sports;
    • Lee Roy was a Royal Bengal tiger purchased by local builder and developer L. R. (Lee Roy) Pletz in 1953. Housed in the San Antonio Zoo, Lee Roy appeared at pep rallies and football games in a portable cage escorted by the Bengal Lancers social...
    • Lee Roy Tiger Cubs

    • Sports;
    • Lee Roy the Bengal Tiger sired cubs in the San Antonio Zoo with mate Queenie. One of his offspring, designated Lee Roy II, continued the tiger tradition after the death of Lee Roy I in 1962. Lee Roy was a Royal Bengal tiger purchased by local...
    • Varsity tennis courts

    • Sports;
    • Dedication of varsity tennis courts on 5 November 1959. Courts given by trustee Arthur A. Seeligson, Sr., longtime supporter of Tennis in San Antonio. In photo foreground John Newman makes first official serve on new courts. Other players...
    • Swimming Pool Dedication

    • Sports;
    • On 6 November 1959, the university swimming pool was dedicated in honor of Mr. and Mrs. D. Harold Byrd, Sr. Their son, D. Harold Byrd, Jr. was the principal donor of the $145,000 facility. Pictured in the photograph are swimmers from Trinity's...

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