Appeared on page 9 in the May 1950 issue of The Oregon Stater with the caption "Freshmen proved their muscle in the traditional tug-o'-war by laying the sophomores low." The Rooks beat the sophomores in the annual contest held on first annual Senior Day (April 14-16), a day in which High School seniors crowded campus. Senior Day replaced Junior Weekend and maintained many of the Junior Weekend activities.
Graduating in 1897 with a degree in mechanical engineering, Clarence Lee Bump lived and worked as a farmer and teacher in Airlie, Oregon. Two members of his family, Chester Allen and Jessie (his wife?), also attended Oregon Agricultural College in the 1920s.
Alumna Alice Jones graduated from Oregon Agricultural College in 1905 with a degree in Household Science. She was from Corvallis, Oregon, and attended OAC for four academic years (1901-02 - 1904-05). She was a member of the Feronian Literary Society, Associate Editor of the June 1905 souvenir edition of the "College Barometer", and salutatorian of the Class of 1905. Jones taught in Oregon and California; graduated from Columbia University in 1921 with a degree in home economics; and worked for the YWCA in Hawaii and Richmond, Virginia. In the late 1920s, she married Lloyd Brant Thomas. They lived in California during the 1930s and 1940s and by 1955 had moved to Portland, Oregon.
Beulah Gilkey earned a BS degree from Oregon Agricultural College (OAC) in 1910. She worked as an assistant in the OAC Registrar's Office form 1910 until 1917, when she returned to school at OAC to prepare for teaching. She earned a second BS degree in 1918. She taught school in Corvallis and Portland and worked again at Oregon State College as a clerical assistant in the summers of 1943 and 1944. Beulah Gilkey was born in Washington in 1890 and her family moved to Corvallis in 1903. She died in 1977 in Corvallis. Her older sister was Helen Gilkey.
Barbara Peck is seated, second from left. Barbara Peck graduated from Oregon State College in 1932 with a degree in Home Economics. While at college, she married Norton Peck, the son of Landscape Architecture Professor Arthur Peck. After graduation, Barbara involved herself in the American Home Economics Association and the Oregon Home Economics Association.