OAC cadet corps in formation, probably on "Inspection Day", early 1920s. This was an annual event in the OAC year which included a review of the cadets by college and military dignitaries, parades, and military demonstrations. View of parade field with cadet formations. Detailed examination shows groups of cadets in graduation cap and gowns in front of their respective companies.
Kerr and Holland were presidents of the two Pacific Northwest land-grant colleges. Kerr served as President of Oregon Agricultural College from 1907 to 1932. Holland, like Kerr, was his institution's longest serving president, guiding Washington State College from 1916 to 1944.
Presentation of diploma to cadet by Dean E. B. Lemon. Officer uniforms date to 1950s vintage, all wearing garrison caps and standard dress tunics. Weatherford Hall in background with good detail of vintage windows and trim. Students in crowd observing ceremony showing period dress for early 1950s.
President Robert MacVicar is shown at his last commencement as President of Oregon State University. Robert W. MacVicar was president of Oregon State University from 1970-1986. MacVicar was also a professor of chemistry and tripled the size of the university's budget. During his years as president, the size of the campus increased with 23 additional buildings.