Creation Date

10-14-1950

Decade

1950

Photographer

Opal R. Lovett

Subject

Jacksonville State University -- History, Jacksonville State College -- History, College students -- Alabama, Jacksonville State College -- Students, Women college students -- Alabama, Beauty contestants, Beauty, Personal -- Social aspects

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Description

Homecoming festivities were held October 14, 1950 at Jacksonville State College. The Gamecocks took on Troy State College in the College Bowl. Nancy Blackburn was elected "1950 Miss Homecoming." Shown on the football field Nancy Blackburn receives her crown and bouquet of flowers.

Date Digitized

February 2016

Names of Persons Pictured

Nancy Blackburn

Rights

This image is the property of Jacksonville State University and is intended for non-commercial use. Images may be copied for research, teaching, personal, or any fair use as defined by U.S. copyright law. Images may not be altered in any way. Users of these images are asked to acknowledge Jacksonville State University. For questions or further information about usage rights, please contact the Library’s Electronic Resources Department at (256) 782-8195.

Location

The original negative is housed at JSU McClellan Technical Information Center, Binder 5, Sleeve 29.

Identifier

http://jsucollections.jsu.edu:9000/rpc/cat/Imaging/photocollection/psn/psn1950/psn1950_3/PSN1950mshomecoming_00860.tif

Technical Metadata

Archival images are tiffs scanned from the original material at 300 dpi. The file name is PSN1950mshomecoming_00860.tif; file size is 1.4 MB. Original image is 4 by 5 on celluloid diacetate/triacetate film stock

Keywords

Jacksonville State University -- History, Jacksonville State College -- History, College students -- Alabama, Jacksonville State College -- Students, Women college students -- Alabama, Beauty contestants, Beauty, Personal -- Social aspects

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