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sbookman wrote: Sonny Allen
Sonny Allen with Basketball Team, circa 1970-1975 Sonny Allen (1936-2020) was the men's basketball coach at Old Dominion University (ODU) from 1965 to 1975, after long-time basketball coach Arthur "Bud" Metheny stepped down. Allen is credited fro (More)
Joseph C. "Scrap" Chandler with Men's Swimming Team, circa 1950-1959 Joseph C. "Scrap" Chandler was a former baseball, basketball, swimming, and track coach as well as the athletic director after Thomas L. "Tommy" Scott. History Arriving (More)
Oceanography Students Catching Fish, circa 1980-1989 The Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is one of the departments that make up the College of Sciences at Old Dominion University (ODU). Most of the classes take place in the Oc (More)
Women's Basketball Team, 1934 Women's Basketball at Old Dominion University (ODU) has been a part of the institution since 1930, when it was known as the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary. The nickname for the women's basketba (More)
sbookman wrote: Ronald Horne
Ron Horne (right) and Gene Woolard Speaking in front of Webb University Center, 1969 Ronald Horne was the first African American to receive a bachelor's degree from Old Dominion University (ODU). Old Dominion Accomplishments Ronald Horne ca (More)
Alexander "A.B." Jackson, circa 1980-1981 Alexander Brooks "A.B." Jackson was the first African American professor at Old Dominion University (ODU). ODU and Personal Accomplishments Jackson taught art at Old Dominion College from 1967 until (More)
sbookman wrote: Arthur "Buttons" Speakes
Arthur "Buttons" Speakes at Bat, 1969 Arthur "Buttons" Speakes was the first African American athlete to be recruited by and receive a scholarship from a predominately white college in Virginia. Old Dominion Accomplishments Speakes was one (More)
Admission Letter for Irving Peddrew, 1954 During the 1950s and 1960s, the Norfolk Division of the College of William & Mary denied admission to African American undergraduate students to comply with the Virginia laws of segregation. Histor (More)
sbookman wrote: Big Blue
Big Blue at Wacky Olympics, circa 2000-2005 Big Blue is the official mascot of Old Dominion University (ODU). Big Blue is a lion with a blue crown on his head and wearing either a football or basketball jersey with the number "00" on the front. (More)
sbookman wrote: Gadfly
Gadfly Staff with Leland Peterson (right), circa 1962-1969 The Gadfly was a student literary magazine at Old Dominion University (ODU) from 1962 to 1972. History Founded in 1962 by Eric Browne and other students, the Gadfly featured poetry, (More)
sbookman wrote: Gray's Pharmacy
Students at Gray's Pharmacy's Lunch Counter, circa 1960-1969 Gray's Pharmacy was a pharmacy across Hampton Boulevard from the Old Dominion University (ODU) campus that was heavily used by the ODU community for almost 80 years. History Estab (More)
Dow Chemical Protest, circa 1966-1967 The Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) was a student activist organization at Old Dominion College in the 1960s and early 1970s. History Established by Kurt and Barbara Gayle in 1966, the Old Domin (More)