Alyce Fawkes and Jim Mason attend a Delta Upsilon fraternity party, the "Two Yard Hop." Couples were restricted to 2 yards of fabric to create their costumes. Mason and Fawkes attended a month before their real wedding, June 4, 1949. The couple graduated in 1952 and now live in Leawood.
The 1967 Speedrats were Kansas University's intramural softball champions. They also claimed the championship several other years. They formed their name through their respective departments: Speech-Drama-Radio-Television. Standing, from left, are Duke Dana, Jerry Windsor, Stan Dulin, Bo Hrabe and Bobby Patton. Seated, from left, are Paul Page, Harry Munn, Gus Friedrich, Bill Conboy and Will Linkugel.
Members of the Speedrats reunite in 2007. From left, standing, are Paul Page, Duke Dana, Bill Conboy, Harry Munn, Gus Friedrich and Bill Robinson. Seated are Jackson Harrell, Paul Gray, Helen Linkugel (representing Wil) and Bobby Patton. Patton, of Lawrence, submitted both photos.
Geraldine Irion Will, Class of 1934, her cousin Evangeline Clark Winkler, Class of 1935, and a friend golf at Potters Lake. Photo submitted by Harriet Will Shaffer, of Lawrence.
Three siblings of the Zink family, from Larned, attended Kansas University at the same time. From left, Ryan Zink, Class of 2002, Andrea Zink, Class of 2002, and Adrian Zink, Class of 2005, attend a 2002 pep rally for the men's basketball team, which advanced to the Final Four. Andrea Zink Rauscher, of Eudora, submitted the photo.
The class of 1938 poses for its 25th reunion. Mabel Stoneback, of Lawrence, submitted the photo. She is in the first row, seventh from the left.
Elaine (Spillman) Penny and Dr. Ellis "Don" Penny are shown at their kitchen in Kansas City, Kan., while Don attended KU medical school. The two met as undergrads at KU and were wed in 1970 in Overland Park. The couple moved to Denver in 1973 and returned to Lawrence in 2004.
Theresa Browning, left, and Mary Orrison Wood were members of KU's Color Guard in fall 1976. The two became good friends after meeting at Oliver Hall. Browning, who submitted the photo, lives in Baldwin City.
This postcard depicting the KJHK site in 1986 was created by Rick Sheridan, of Lawrence. He created a series of postcards that turn up in alumni homes in other parts of the country.
Elaine Modrell and Bob Blank are shown at the Alpha Omega Pi Christmas formal in 1949. Elaine was a Kansas Relays queen contestant that year. The couple later married and live in Lawrence.
Darren Peurod, Karlton Pittman and Lavon Alan Freeman, at back, are shown with other graduates from the class of 1988.
Sigma Kappas stage the musical "Show Boat" at the second annual Rock Chalk Revue. Fraternities and sororities competed separately at the time.
KU alumnus and Lawrence resident Derek VanSchmus takes his daughter Emily VanSchmus and nephew Mitchell Arpin, Salina, to the Natural History Museum during a July 2004 visit.
Dan Devlin and Marcia Ackerman married June 16, 1984, at Danforth Chapel. They both graduated from Kansas University in 1983. They have two children attending KU: Oliver Devlin, a senior, and Laura Devlin, a freshman.
The University Daily Kansan staffers are shown at a picnic in fall 1974. The advertising and news departments were pitted against each other in a softball game that day. From left in the front row include Alice Retter Summers, Molly Thompson and also Marion Ross, wearing sunglasses, who was the newspaper secretary. Members in the second row are Jon Lattin, David Reece, Mark Nelson, Mel Adams, advertising adviser, and Steve Haugan. Alice Retter Summers, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.
Alberta Mahoney cheers for KU at its game against Georgia Tech in the 1948 Orange Bowl. It was KU's first appearance at a bowl game. They lost 20-14. Now Alberta Cornwell, the alumna was head cheerleader and president of Student Union Activities. She lives in Mission. Her nephew, Michael Cornwell, submitted the photo.
KU alumni Sally Hare and Dan Schriner are shown at a football game in fall 1979. The Schriners now live in Lawrence.
KU political science students Shane Haugian, Class of 1995, Robert Rodriguez, Class of 1996 and 2005, and Chris Cannon, Class of 1996, attend the KU Homecoming game Oct. 29, 1994, against Oklahoma State University. Rodriguez, associate director of the McNairs Scholars Program, submitted the photo.
The 1949 Kansas Relays queen candidates were, second from left, Elaine Modrell (Blank), Marilyn Ringler (Ball) and Janelle Ashcraft (Williams). The woman on the far left is unknown. Photo submitted by Bob Blank.
Fall 1994 exchange students: Among the first exchange students from the former USSR to KU were, from left, Elena Kozlova of Minsk, Belarus; Irina (Chuykova) Rodriguez of Kharkov, Ukraine (MS 2000); and Anna Brodovskaya of Kiev, Ukraine, posing here in front of Ellsworth Residence Hall.
Emily VanSchmus, a big KU basketball fan, couldn't wait to show her Aunt Jennifer Chartier (of Wauwatosa, Wis.) some of the Jayhawks on Parade when she came to Lawrence to visit. Aunt Jennifer is a former Lawrence resident and the sister of Derek VanSchmus, KU Center for Research, who submitted the photo.
Lavon Alan Freeman, Class of 1988, celebrates his graduation.
Dr. Randy VanSchmus, KU professor emeritus geology and Derek VanSchmus, KU Center for Research, enjoy the KU- Iowa State football game. It was very cold but well worth it! KU won! Derek VanSchmus, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.
James Naismith, left, and Irvin Stoneback, right. Both had been members of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. Photo submitted by Mabel Stoneback, of Lawrence.
From left are Eleanor Gilroy, Quincalee Brown and Bobby Patton. Gilroy and Brown were graduate students, and Patton was chairman of KU's speech and drama department in the late 1960s. Gilroy eventually became Eleanor Patton, and she and Bobby Patton live in Lawrence.
Photo from the late Geraldine Irion Will, Class of 1934, of Jayhawk Boulevard in the early 1930s. The photo was submitted by Harriet Will Shaffer, of Lawrence.