Found in 54 Collections and/or Records:
"Recollections of I.I.T - Class of 1949" by George A. O'Brien, an essay recalling his student experiences at Illinois Institute of Technology. The topics discussed include: "Lucky Sixty" early admission program, Army Student Training and Reserve Officer Training programs, Tech News, Chapin Hall, student life, Bronzeville, the Honor System, blue books (quiz books), test taking, fraternities, the Chicago stockyards, S. I. Hayakawa, E. Gately, Machinery Hall, Marvin Camras, Lenox Lohr.
Essay (4 pp.), "The Tale of the 'Lucky 60,'" describing an Illinois Institute of Technology program of the early 1940s in which sixty bright high school juniors were taught the rudiments of a high school senior's education in two months, after which the students were enrolled as freshmen at Illinois Institute of Technology in the following fall.
Memorabilia of Harry Martin Anderson, February 1944 graduate of Illinois Tech's V12 program during World War II.
Sweater with Illinois Tech varsity letter patch affixed.
Advertising poster in German designed by Johannes Molzahn in 1928 and published by Kunstgewerbeschule Magdeburg (Germany), apparently to promote physical education and hygiene.
Various printed materials from John Makielski, who served as Assistant to John Rettaliata and as Registrar. The materials relate to the development of the Illinois Institute of Technology campus including booklets, reprints, photographs, and campus plan images documenting concepts of an emerging campus.
Correspondence, memos and files of Joseph Finnegan, professor of Fire Protection Engineering and staff member of Underwriters' Laboratories.