A hand-colored archival photograph of the Rotunda and Lawn before the Great Fire of 1895
As football joined collegiate boxing as a major sport at the University, work began in 1930 on a new stadium to replace Lambeth Field. Scott Stadium—named for the family of University rector and benefactor Frederic W. Scott—was officially dedicated on Oct. 15, 1931. See pictures of the Scott Stadium modern transformation, learn more about its history, and view many more “then and now” photos »
This is believed to be the first picture postcard of the UVA Corner, taken not long after a tunnel for University Avenue was dug beneath the railroad tracks.
Constructed started on Mem Gym, as it’s known today, in 1922 for what then would be the largest gymnasium in the South. It officially opened in 1924. See pictures of Mem Gym today, learn more about its history, and view many more “then and now” photos »
A University delegation in 1906, including President Alderman, bought 20 acres of the old Rugby farm overlooking Lambeth Field. They there developed a subdivision for faculty members and their families and named in University Place. See pictures of “University Circle” today, learn more about its history, and view many more “then and now” photos »
The first year Rhodes Scholarships allowed women to apply, Catherine Burke Sweet (Col ‘77) was awarded one. Read more »
Photo by Ed Roseberry
Photo appears to be taken in November of 1946.
Back Row: (left to right) Bim Patton, Huck Jenkins, Buddy Shoaf, Dick Wilson, “Bugs” Battle, Bill Camp, Bill McBratney, Jim Lane, Ben Davis, Witcher Dudley, Dick Babyack, ?, “Dolly” Matenson, Nick Miller, “Chef”, Ham Gay, “Houseman Charlie”
Third Row: (left to right) Allen Baker, Charles Gilmore, Tommy Pride, Bill Parrish, Tommy Winston, Dick Parrish, Mike Larus, Jim Black, Dick Willis, Doc Gayle, Russ Armditron, Jack Loving, John Mumpford
Second Row: (left to right) Churchill Young, Bruce Wood, Jim Frye, “Winky” Mc George, Don Guttmann, Austin Clements, Ernie Baker, John Rowles, Tom Merrick, Stu Baraber, Del Baldwin, Herb Fitzgerald
Front Row: (left to right) “Chief” Parrish, Doug Call, Ed Clements, Art Wittstock, Jim “Teddy” Bear, Gerry Montag, Bill “Tree” Mohler, Jim “Perfect” Mason, Salty Hawkins, Lil Talley
Thanks to Tim Wittstock for providing this photograph.
Back row 2nd from left is Arthur F. Wittstock (Engr ‘47). Thanks to his son, Tim Wittstock, for providing the photograph.
Photo submitted by Natalie Krovetz (Nurs ‘98).
“My grandmother, Margaretta Burdick, came to Charlottesville and the Blue Ridge mountains for her honeymoon in the 1930’s (I think).”