Entries tagged with ‘Uhler’

Words of Wisdom

“We do well to stop sometimes and recall the early struggles and thank God for ultimate results and blessings. Although we did things on a small scale and with greater hardships, nevertheless we trained men and women for greater usefulness in state, church, and society in general. Today our former students are found in every […]

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

How well do you know your Gustavus landmark history? This aerial photograph was taken around 1934 (so the answer is “B”).  Some of the buildings in this photograph are: the White House, Commerce Building, Old Main, Johnson Student Union, Auditorium, Uhler Hall, and the Water Tower.

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

Name this Gustie! Do you recognize this ‘grand’ Gustavus face? D. Rev. Dr. Jacob P. Uhler was a longtime professor and resident at Gustavus Adolphus College.  He was known as “the grand old man” at Gustavus. A dormitory for men was named in his honor in 19___.

Tuesday Trivia: Answered!

  The first dormitory for men was built in the year 1929 and was named for a long-time faculty member. What is the name of that residence hall? C. Uhler Hall. Uhler Hall is named for Jacob Uhler, the “grand old man” who lived and taught at Gustavus. He came to Gustavus in 1882 and […]

Blast from the Past!

  This picture captures a 1912 domestic economy course offered at Gustavus. The women and instructor in the picture are unknown, though Professor Uhler’s name is written on the image.

Factoid Friday!

Did you know…. Gustavus has taught men and women from the very beginning. From the first year of the school’s existence in 1862-63, at Eric Norelius’ church in Red Wing the school has been co-educational. That is 20 years before any other Augustana Synod-sponsored school could be called the same!