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Robert E. Kennedy Inauguration with Reagan
Robert E. Kennedy Inauguration with Reagan
Documentation of the inauguration of Robert E. Kennedy as President of Cal Poly in 1967, including footage of then- California Governor Ronald Reagan. 00:00:11 A plane arrives on tarmac and Governor Reagan steps out 00:00:34 Shots of Cal Poly campus with people waiting 00:00:37 Many people in cap and gown go into the gymnasium 00:01:06 Robert E. Kennedy takes his oath 00:01:40 Kennedy begins his speech 00:03:50 Reagan's speech begins mid-sentence 00:06:04 End of recording
Interview with Glenn Dumke
Interview with Glenn Dumke
Interview with Chancellor Dumke early in his career as the head of the California State Colleges system. The interview is part of a doctoral dissertation project undertaken by a Stanford graduate student named Richard Dale Moody. The dissertation was titled "Advocate for vocational education in California: the professional career of Julian A. McPhee", and completed in 1968 . 00:00:10 Recording begins mid-sentence, Moody asking about California State College impression of McPhee 00:01:10 Dumke describes McPhee's career, describing his ambition and success, upside-down curriculum 00:04:43 Dumke continues to describe McPhee's approach to college presidency 00:08:45 Dumke discusses McPhee's legislative relationships for university goals 00:12:40 Moody asks about McPhee's flexibility 00:16:37 McPhee's personal qualities continue to be discussed 00:18:00 Moody asks about McPhee's conservative mindset 00:19:35 Dumke advocates for additional liberal arts education 00:21:15 McPhee described as intolerant of flexibility 00:22:00 Interview winds to an end, a few additional deans mentioned 00:22:42 McPhee's legendary persuasion lamented as something he had never fully realized
 Poly Royal Pony Express Ride envelope, signed by Governor Ronald Reagan
Poly Royal Pony Express Ride envelope, signed by Governor Ronald Reagan
Envelope promoting the Pony Express Ride, Sacramento to San Luis Obispo, that took place for the 35th Poly Royal. Addressed to Frank Fox, Poly Royal Advisor, and signed by Governor Ronald Reagan
Interview with Raymond A. Rydell - Exec. Vice Chancellor, C.S.C., 1967
Interview with Raymond A. Rydell - Exec. Vice Chancellor, C.S.C., 1967
Interview with Raymond A. Rydell, in 1967 the Executive Vice Chancellor of the California State Colleges system. The interview is part of a doctoral dissertation project, conducted by a Stanford doctoral student named Richard Dale Moody. The tile of the dissertation is "Advocate for vocational education in California: the professional career of Julian A. McPhee" and was completed in 1968. 00:00:11 Recording begins, Moody talks about minutes from a trustees meeting 00:02:40 Moody reads verbatim a recognition of McPhee's excellence post-retirement 00:05:18 Rydell answers question about McPhee's contribution to higher education 00:09:11 Rydell talks about McPhee's ability to carry forward the Learn By Doing plan 00:10:20 Rydell talks about support received from alumni 00:12:30 Rydell talks about the liberal arts education at Cal Poly 00:14:10 Rydell talks about various recent changes in the curriculum offered at Cal Poly 00:16:00 Cal Poly Pomona is discussed 00:16:50 Rydell talks about the challenge from the Board of Trustees to McPhee 00:18:32 Moody and Rydell discuss the influence of Cal Poly's applied programs on other schools 00:22:00 Rydell discusses the effects felt by the loss of McPhee on the state school system 00:24:20 Moody reflects on the effect of SLO on the larger school system 00:26:00 Rydell praises Moody for choosing McPhee as a subject of a dissertation
As I Remember: John Perozzi, 1967
As I Remember: John Perozzi, 1967
Interview with Perozzi, who attended Cal Poly between 1909-1912, during the university's first ten years of existence. Perozzi also worked in maintenance at Cal Poly after graduation, giving him a unique perspective on the growth of the campus between 1909-1967. 00:00:24 John Perozzi describes his initial contact with Cal Poly 00:01:11 Perozzi describes the level of Cal Poly - equivalent to a state technical high school 00:01:51 Perozzi describes his coursework 00:02:45 Campus buildings described 00:06:26 Perozzi describes the students during his first year 00:08:13 Construction of various buildings on campus 00:10:35 Perozzi describes his residency post-graduation 00:13:30 Perozzi describes working in the power plant 00:14:30 Perozzi describes his knowledge of the underground power lines 00:16:46 Pump system and maintenance described through anecdote 00:18:00 Perozzi describes a painting mishap when he broke his leg 00:21:00 Perozzi describes his love for outdoor sports including target shooting 00:23:46 Perozzi describes finding a rattlesnake under his sleeping bag 00:24:50 Baseball discussed 00:25:30 Perozzi describes his everyday retirement life 00:25:59 Perozzi talks about flying 00:27:50 Perozzi describes some pets of his and his friends 00:28:28 Perozzi talks about retiring early 00:29:50 Interviewer George P. Cooper thanks Perozzi for his time and wraps up the interview
[Students on campus]
[Students on campus]
Students walk on campus
Cal Poly Rose Parade Float: The Mouse that Got Away
Cal Poly Rose Parade Float: The Mouse that Got Away
Cal Poly's Rose Parade float in 1968. People decorate a papier-mache mouse's head that will be used on the Rose Float.

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