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Steelshape

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Dennis Peacock is retired professor of art at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He received a B.A. in art from Western Washington State College in Bellingham, WA, and an MFA in Sculpture (visual works) from the University of Iowa. He has also…

Centennial Man

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In 1974 the Alumni Association and Dr. Robert Martin commissioned Felix de Weldon, best known for the Iwo Jima Marine Corps War Memorial to create a statue celebrating the centennial of Eastern Kentucky University.

The monument depicts a strong,…

Memorial bulletin board

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A memorial. Plaque text: "Given by the Eastern Progress in memory of James Austin House and Roy Russell Watson, friends and colleagues." House, former editorial page editor, and Watson, former business manager, were killed in a November 18, 1972,…

Biography-Roberts, Marie L.

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Plaque with a biography for Marie Roberts. Plaque text: "Marie L. Roberts, Dean of Women, 1915-1932. Respectfully remembered as a strict disciplinarian, but kind counselor, during Eastern's early years, she gave to hundreds of coeds compassionate…

Biography-Jaggers, Richard Elmer

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Plaque with a biography for Richard Jaggers. Plaque text: "Richard Elmer Jaggers, Director of Extension, and Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, 1931-1933; 1952-1961. Educational leader of local and state esteem, an able servant of Eastern during…

Tribute to Robert R. Martin

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Plaque with a tribute to Robert Martin. Plaque text: "A Tribute to Dr. Robert R. Martin for dynamic leadership in the successful pursuance of his 'Vision of Greatness' for Eastern Kentucky University with enduring gratitude from the Alumni…

Biography-Kennamer, Lorrin Garfield

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Plaque with a biography for Lorrin Kennamer. Plaque text: "Lorrin Garfield Kennamer, Chairman, Department of Geography and Geology 1928-1966. Master teacher, lecturer and noted scholar, he earned the respect and admiration of both students and…

Centennial Statue Donor List

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Plaque that lists the donors who contributed money or services for the Centennial Statue. Date on plaque: May 14, 1974.

University Center aka J.C. Powell Building

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Architectural drawing of University Center. Johnson-Romanowitz Architects listed as architects.

Portrait-Jaggers, Richard Elmer

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Oil painting of Richard Jaggers. Sticker on the back reads: "Geralds Studios, 6713 Shider Plaza, Dallas, TX 75205." According to EKU press release (10/24/1972), Jaggers served on the Eastern campus from 1931-33 as director of extension before…