Celebrating TU's 50th Golden Anniversary
appears in five straight bowl games: Sun Bowl, Sugar Bowl (twice),
Orange Bowl and Oil Bowl... new School of Law launched... students and
faculty join armed forces as World War II greatly decreases
enrollments... Army Petroleum Technician School begins on campus for
army engineers and
aviation cadets... new TU colors -- royal blue, gold and scarlett,
changed from black and orange amid great controversy. Alumni
to disband if the colors were changed; they were - and they did!...
returning vets, aided by the GI Bill, swamp campus... KWGS-FM goes on
Arthur Hestwood's Radio Choir (later Modern Choir) creates national
recognition for TU... new buildings include Mabee Halls, Memorial Hall
Among the Heritage items shown:
1947 Kendallabrum... "Windbags" jacket... Sugar Bowl classic pin... 1945-46 Student Handbook... March 8, 1940 issue of The Tulsa
Collegian... 1943 Official Football Guide... 1940s TU cheerleaders... TU vs. Arkansas football program (November 28, 1940)... Look magazine
article featuring TU students "Kid" party (June 14, 1947).