Entries tagged with ‘Celebration’

Words of Wisdom

“Looking back upon its history, I can plainly perceive that the Lord has had our school in his hands.” Gustavus founder, Eric Norelius, on the 25th anniversary of Gustavus Adolphus College in 1887

Blast from the Past!

In this photograph, the campus community celebrates Gustavus Adolphus College’s 50th year in 1912. Behind them is the old depot-sized gymnasium, which was torn down to make room for the Johnson Student Union (the ‘new’ athletic space). Meals were available in the old gymnasium for 25 cents.