These 50 objects, pulled from EKU Special Collections & Archives, are a part of Eastern's story.  Explore the objects below and then discover 50 more stories in our Locations section.  

Front cover of Songs and Cheers of Eastern from 1939  Eastern's Alma Mater
Front cover of the Belles Lettres from 1936               Belles Lettres and Aurora
The Beach Boys on CampusThe Beach Boys on Campus
Groundbreaking shovel used by President Martin      Campus Construction
Center for the Arts programCenter for the Arts
Chautauqua Lecture Series posterChautauqua Lecture Series
Commencement mortar boardCommencement
Campus Dining ticketsCampus Dining
Earle B. Combs Louisville Slugger mini-bat          Earle B. Combs
Front page of the first edition of the Eastern ProgressEastern Progress
EKU vs. WKU basketball ticket from 1964EKU vs WKU
Autographed basketball from the 1983-1984 Miami Masonic Classic   Eastern Basketball
Issue of The Bandanna from the Foster Music CampFoster Music Camp
Founders Day program   Founders Day
Freshmen BeanieFreshmen Beanies
Autographed Grantland Rice Bowl football from 1967Grantland Rice Bowl
Fraternity Rush brochureGreek Life
Hanging of the Greens programHanging of the Greens
Homecoming Program from 1991Homecoming
Honors Program Senior Thesis Presentations programHonors Program
EKU Commemorative Poker Set from 1997Industrial Education
The Lords Prayer written in ChineseInternational Students
Top hat belonging to Keen JohnsonKeen Johnson
Lilley Cornett Woods brochure                Lilley Cornett Woods
Madrigal Dinner programMadrigal Dinner
Marching Band letterMarching Band
Board of Regents minutes making Mary Roark interim presidentMary Roark
Card featuring Bert Smith with the words Yea MaroonsMascots
Image of girl milking a cow at Stateland DairyMeadowbrook Farm and Stateland Dairy
The Messiah albumThe Messiah
cover of the 1958 Milestone         The Milestone
Military Ball program         Military Ball
Mozart's CollarMozart
Card used to register for classesRegistration
ROTC member scaling the side of Roy Kidd StadiumROTC
Cream sweater with maroon E for EasternSchool Spirit
Image of Jim Pelligrinon leading a protestStudent Protests
Student Government Association playing cardsStudent Government Association 
Student housing catalog    Student Housing
Copy of the Plain Brown RapperStudent Publishing
Painting of the Ravine in Fall by Maude Gibson               The Campus Beautiful
Cover of The Eastern Review                  The Eastern Review
History of Eastern brochure found in Martin Hall time capsuleTime Capsule in Martin Hall
Upward Bound brochureTRIO Programs
University Ensemble album coverUniversity Ensemble
Pen used to sign legislation creating Eastern Kentucky UniversityUniversity Status
Walters Collegiate Institute catalog    Walters Collegiate Institute
WEKU-FM program from 1968WEKU-FM
Women's Army Corps postcard    Women's Army Corps
YWCA Program from 1941YWCA