Cadet officers posing for portrait below steps of Administration Building (Benton Hall). Uniforms show large chevrons on sleeves and forage caps. The image can be dated before 1899 renovation of Benton Hall (brick facade still visible).
Military review of cadets by then Governor Sprague, possible date, May 1941. Military parade of cadets marching in formation past reviewing stand with dignitaries. Weatherford Hall in background of parade field has scaffolding on center tower as seen in other photographs of this vintage.
Military encampment on campus adjacent to Weatherford Hall circa 1936. Period vehicles including trucks and sedans. Tents of different configurations from 2 man "pup tents" to larger personnel tents. Photograph is a copy of published image in Beaver Yearbook, 1936.
OAC cadet cavalry Company "B", in formation in open field by McAlexander Field House, 1922. Uniforms are correct for mid 1920s cavalry units. Muddy field with road where Kerr Admin building is at present. Stock photo used in publication for OAC, found on page 254 of the 1922 OAC Beaver Yearbook.
Military Band in front of Furman Hall (then Science Hall) in 1915. The OAC Cadet Band is shown with instruments wearing the brimmed caps and canvas puttees of the 1910-1917 period. Good detail of facade of Furman Hall. Ball Studio Photo, copyright 1915.
Three OSC coed females with Army rifles. The rifles are US Military M-1903 Springfield Bolt Action, with special after market adjustable peep sights, most likely used for the precision rifle team. Photograph appears to be staged for publicity shot, possibly in the Oregon Stater or Beaver Yearbook
Machine Gun training post WWI beside the Armory (now McAlexander Fieldhouse). Cadets are seen training with the Browning M1917A1 .303 Water Cooled machine gun. This photo, probably just after WWI shows training cadets in setting up and firing the gun.
Aggie Boy was the name given to the heavy artillery training piece assigned to OAC in the 1920s. This is detailed view of the M1918 155mm Howitzer, a French design from WWI. Cadet leaning on gun carriage at right. The west side of the Armory (Mc Alexander Field House) in background. "Aggie Boy" has been hand painted in black on the barrel of the artillery piece.
OSU Army ROTC cadet posing with M-60A-1 Patton Tank. A new design, produced from 1960-1987, this vehicle is brand new. The display vehicle has a unit number and shield painted on turret from Ft. Lewis, WA