Category Archives: Photo Memories

A vintage photo series in which viewers may participate by sharing their comments.

Photo memory 64 - Spring Board Diver

Spring board diver – Phoenix Sports Center pool

Photo memory 64 - Spring Board Diver

Photo memory 64 - Spring Board Diver

In this photo A female diver was captured rotating in mid-air, poised to complete a flip before diving into the water. This photo was taken from the platform of the University swimming and diving pool (named the Peter F. Dorschel Natatorium in October 2005) inside the Phoenix Sports Center opened in 1976 (renovated and re-opened as the Kress Events Center in September 2007). Do you know who this diver is or when this photo was taken? Please share any information or memories below.

Photo memory 63 - Student artists

Student artists work outdoors

Photo memory 63 - Student artists

Photo memory 63 - Student artists

Two students sit on the lawn under a shade tree producing artwork. One uses a clay tool to create impressions in the soft coils of a ceramic piece. The other sits with large sheets of two-dimensional artwork. Behind them, a dog chained to the tree is barely noticeable. A hand holding a lit cigarette is visible on the bottom right. This scene is set beside a road with a concrete structure in the background. Can you identify when and where this photo was taken or who is in it? Please share your comments and memories below.

Photo memory 60 - Early aerial view of campus from the bay

Early aerial view of campus

Photo memory 60 - Early aerial view of campus from the bay

Photo memory 60 - Early aerial view of campus from the bay

This photo provides an early aerial view of campus from over the bay. The Cofrin Library, Studio Arts, Theatre Hall, Rose Hall, Wood Hall, Lab Sciences, Environmental Sciences, the Bay Apartments, the Shorewood golf course, and even the heating plant are all visible. Please share your comments and memories as they relate to this photo below.

Photo memory 59 - Waterskiing, (Slalom skiing)

Single ski water skiing

Photo memory 59 - Water skiing, (Slalom water skiing)

Photo memory 59 - Water skiing, (Slalom water skiing)

In this photo a young man raises a wall of water as he turns his slalom ski perpendicular to the toe rope. Do you know who this is, when this photo was taken, and if he’s water skiing competitively or for diversion? Please share your knowledge, comments and memories below.

Photo memory 58 - Scuba Class

Scuba Class

Photo memory 58 - Scuba Class

Photo memory 58 - Scuba Class

This photo shows four people in water up to their necks. Three of them, presumably students, are wearing scuba/snorkeling gear. Do you know who these people are, when this photo was taken, or anything else about this photo? Please share your memories below.