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Decades Ago at San Diego State Archive

Find past "Decades Ago at San Diego State" features here.
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This series is presented by the SDSU Library's Department of Special Collections and University Archives. "Decades Ago at San Diego State" takes a look back at news and topics of note from archived issues of The Daily Aztec, providing a glimpse of the university's past.

  • Jan. 18, 2012 - A look back at when Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. spoke on campus in 1964.
  • Jan. 10, 2012 - A look back at SDSU's participation in the GE College Bowl.
  • Jan. 6, 2012 - A look back at campus holiday celebrations in the mid-1960s.
  • Dec. 14, 2011 - A look back at the student film parody of "Beau Geste."
  • Dec. 6, 2011 - A look back at the start of World War II.
  • Oct. 19, 2011 - A look back at the Civil Rights movement in San Diego.
  • Oct. 4, 2011 - A look back at homecoming in 1958.
  • Sept. 28, 2011 - A look back at the university's participation in the 1935 California Pacific Exposition.
  • Sept. 21, 2011 - A look back at the university's first football team.
  • Sept. 6, 2011 - A look back at when Aztec Center first opened.
  • Aug. 30, 2011 - A look back at the university's first president, Samuel T. Black.
  • Aug. 10, 2011 - A look back at when SDSU changed from a "school" to a state college in 1921.
  • May 4, 2011 - A look back at Founder's Day and May Day activities in 1914.
  • April 27, 2011 - A look back at the research of retired English professor George Phillips.
  • April 20, 2011 - A look at Environmental Awareness Week in 1970.
  • April 13, 2011 - A look back at women's rowing in 1917.
  • April 7, 2011 - A look back at a "near-riot" when George Rockwell visited campus in 1962.
  • March 23, 2011 - A look back at the student newspaper's gossip column in 1936.
  • March 15, 2011 - A look back at the national championship-winning men's basketball team in March 1941.
  • March 8, 2011 - A look back at campus news, from a film screening to Men's Week, on March 7, 1961.
  • March 2, 2011 - A look back at President Malcolm Love's calls for campus expansion in 1961.