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Images of the Campanile

  A baseball game held on central campus, no date, possibly circa 1900

Installation of bells, 1929


Sheep were used to keep the grass on campus short, a herder kept them moving to ensure an even cut, August 9, 1905.

The Campanile as viewed from the Farm House, September 1905
The Campanile, 1929
"Campaniling" or kissing under the Campanile, usually at the stroke of midnight, has become an Iowa State tradition.  This picture was taken in 1954.
The Campanile in winter, circa 1970.
The Campanile under renovatation between 1992 and 1994.

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