Share your campus history!

December 18, 2015
UW band at the Rose Bowl, 1963. Image #S07391.
UW band at the Rose Bowl, 1963. Image #S07391.

We LOVE our alumni. Especially alums like Larry O. (’64) who generously shared with us his memories and items from his clarinet-playing days at UW-Madison. Larry accompanied the marching band to the 1963 Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

By chance, Larry’s wife happened to discover in our collections, a photo of Larry and his crew, rehearsing for their big half time show at the Rose Bowl (front row, third from left).We think the clarinet section is looking pretty “cool”.

In turn, Larry shared with the Archives his own photos and beloved UW band jacket (photo on left). Snazzy!

UW Band member, Larry O'Brien, returns home from the 1963 Rose Bowl.
UW Band member, Larry O’Brien, returns home from the 1963 Rose Bowl.

Do you have photos or memorabilia that document your time on campus? Give us a shout! Even if you’re not ready to part with your treasures, we’re happy to photograph/digitize and add them to the UW-Madsion Archives collections. Be a part of campus history!


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