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How did “Homecoming” start? Good Question!!

By September 27, 2013September 16th, 2023No Comments

University of Minnesota Assistant Archivist Erin George appeared in a segment on WCCO News explaining the roots of Homecoming. Watch the “Good Question” segment to see some historic photos of U of M Homecoming, find out a bit about the roots of the tradition and hear from current and former students.

1933 U of M Homecoming Prize Winning Float.jpgThe image to the left shows a prize winning Homecoming float in 1933. To explore on your own and find images from the archive, visit UMedia Archive. You can search for Homecoming, Goldy Gopher or other terms to locate images from the University of Minnesota archives or other collections at the University.

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