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Happy California Arbor Day!

March 7th, 2012 by Sara Gunasekara

In celebration of Arbor Day, which occurs today, Wednesday, March 7, in California, here is an image from the University Archives Photographs of Arbor Day activities on campus in 1965.

Arbor Day, Honoring Louis Proebsting, a flowering crab apple tree was planted in front of Wickson Hall. Pictured, left to right: student James Jordan, Chancellor Emil Mrak, Mrs. Proebsting, and Louis Proebsting, 1965 March 8

Arbor Day, 1960

April 21st, 2011 by Sara Gunasekara

In anticipation of National Arbor Day which is celebrated on the last Friday of April, here is a photograph from Arbor Day ceremonies on campus in 1960.

Arbor Day Ceremonies, Dedication of Freeborn Ash Tree, Robbins Hall, Emil Mrak, Stanley B. Freeborn, and unidentified man, 1960 March