Blue Key was a national honor fraternity for senior men. Included in the photo are Robert W. Henderson (front row, third from right), E. B. Lemon (second row left), Francois Gilfillan (second row, second from right), U. G. Dubach (second row right), and Percy Locey (back row right)..
Richardson Hall opened in 1999 and houses several departments in the College of Forestry, and includes faculty offices, research labs, and a GIS classroom/laboratory. It is named for Kaye Richardson, an Oregon forester who provided a major gift for construction of the building.
Carl graduated from Oregon State with an engineering degree in 1938. He was the Marine Corps' first ace in WWII, credited with 18.5 kills in the Pacific theater. He also served in Vietnam and as a record-setting test pilot. The photo is inscribed "To my old friend -- John."