Happy 101st birthday to ISU Homecoming

On November 15 and 16, 1912, Iowa State University held its first Homecoming weekend. The game, which was against arch-rival University of Iowa, was held on the football field known as “State Field,” situated approximately where Parks Library sits today.


The first Homecoming game played at Iowa State on November 16, 1912

More information about the 1912 Homecoming is available online in the Special Collections exhibit about the history of Homecoming at Iowa State University. A number of photos are available on our Flickr site, too!

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