The Special Collections Research Center in the Henry Madden Library thought it might be time to switch up your Zoom background for summer! Here are a few selected images from the Archives:
Fresno State students studying at the library from the 1944 Campus Yearbook.
The Save Mart Center opened its doors in 2003 to host all kinds of shows, concerts, and events.
“Boating on the San Joaquin River, California, Near Fresno”, 1842.
‘The Lodge’. Kearney Park. Fresno, California.”, undated.
The triangular sculpture is located right behind the Art and Design Department.
“The Three Graces” by Fresno sculptor Clement Renzi is a Greek mythology inspired art piece in front of the Music Department. It was donated in 1995 by Helen Smades.
The Memorial Fountain was constructed in 1962 and is at the center of the campus.
“Broadway St. looking South, Fresno, Cal.”, undated. Postcard overseeing a busy downtown Fresno.
“An Air View of Fresno State College, Fresno, California”, undated. A spectacular view of the old campus which is now Fresno City College.
“The First Shove-full”, undated. A large crowd watches the groundbreaking for the old campus.
“First Graduating Class, June 7, 1912” The graduating class consisted of 31 women and 2 men.
Fresno State’s color guard company, undated.
“A Raisin Vineyard in California”, undated.
Beautiful Scenery in the Court House Grounds, Fresno Cal.”, undated. A lush green view towards the court house.
“A Developed Orchard, Tulare County (San Joaquin Valley), California”, undated.
Past president Arnold E. Joyal walking by the Memorial Court.
You can explore our collections – particularly our digitized collections – through the Special Collections and Research Center. They are available for personal and professional research projects.