Phi Kappa Phi, an all-discipline honorary society, established a chapter at Oregon Agricultural College in 1924. Initial inductees included President William Jasper Kerr and long-time Board of Regents member James K. Weatherford. The group is standing in front of the College Library (now Kidder Hall).
OSU's marching band accompanied the football team to Los Angeles for the 1965 Rose Bowl. One of the band's activities was marching in this parade in Disneyland. OSU band director Ted Mesand (front center) leads the band, along with OSU assistant band director Ken Winther (right) and University of Arizona band director Jack Lee (left).
Willi Unsoeld exhibits a rappelling position. Unsoeld earned a BS in physics at Oregon State in 1951. He helped to establish the OSC Mountain Club. He taught religious studies at Oregon State in the late 1950s and early 1960s. In 1963 he became part of the first group of mountain climbers from the U.S. to scale Mt. Everest. Unsoeld died in an accident on Mt. Rainier in 1979.
This fire destroyed half the building, including most of Printing and Mailing Services' facilities and equipment. The Industrial Building was originally constructed in 1947 to house the Forest Products Lab. The destroyed portion was reconstructed and the entire building was renamed Cascade Hall.