Tag: campus history

Flashback Friday: Reunion Edition

Michigan College of Mines reunion picnic, 1931. (MS042-055-999-W420-8) Happy Flashback Friday and welcome back Michigan Tech Alumni! We’re celebrating the annual alumni reunion this week with a couple of photographs from past alumni reunions. Downtown Houghton decked out in banners for the alumni reunion, undated (MTU Neg 00338) Michigan College of Mines alumni reunion, Keweenaw…


Flashback Friday: Hubbell Hall Remembered

The Michigan Tech Archives welcomes the Hubbell Family during their campus visit today. In celebration of their visit, our Flashback Friday this week features a closer look at a piece of campus history tied to the Hubbell Family — Hubbell Hall. At the time of its establishment in 1885, the Michigan Mining School (later named…


Flashback Friday: Unexpected Change: Fire at the Metallurgy Building

The Metallurgy Building on fire, March 15, 1923. For this week’s Flashback Friday we’re remembering how quickly change can happen overnight, sometimes when you least expect it.  The early 20th century Michigan Tech campus looked vastly different than it does today, not only in terms of the courses and degrees it offers, but its physical landscape.…