John Glenn Hogg, from Salem, Oregon, attended Oregon Agricultural College from 1917 to 1922 and earned a BS in agriculture in 1922. He was a member of the Alpha Zeta agriculture honor society. Hogg was the son of a Salem farmer who bred prize-winning pigs; he returned to Salem after graduation. Hogg died in Salem in 1985.
Machine gun training post-WWI beside Armory. Cadets are seen training with the Browning M1917A1 .303 water cooled machine gun mounted on the standard M1917 tripod. This weapon saw only limited use by the US Army during WWI. This photo, probably just after WWI, shows training of cadets in setting up and firing the gun.
Rifle training on campus by Armory. Cadets are seated with rifles, apparently live fire training into a large pile of firewood behind Armory. In the far background, the artillery company has their French 75mm guns on field for similar exercises. The large wood pile is approximately 20'x100' in size.
Prior to the beginnings of varsity baseball in 1907, Oregon State played baseball on an occasional basis beginning as early as 1883. In 1899, the school began playing an indoor version of the game. In 1900, the indoor baseball team compiled a 3-1 record, which included wins over the University of Oregon, Albany College, and the Salem YMCA. Players included: Arthur Derby, Hamilton, Arthur Bier, Small, Ellwood Clark, Grant Elain, Raymond Henkle, Ruben Burgess, Harold Belt, and Jim Hartley.