College of Education Historical Photo Album

On this page: View an album of historical photos from the College of Education throughout its history.

 

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Past Faculty

 Teachers College faculty reception, September 1, 1925. Faculty gather for a reception on the front lawn of the Teachers College campus in University Heights. Cellist and pianist stand and sit in foreground.

 Teachers College faculty reception, September 1, 1925. Faculty gather for a reception on the front lawn of the Teachers College campus in University Heights. Cellist and pianist stand and sit in foreground.  University Archives Photograph Collection.

Photo: Portrait of Wayne O. Hill, Professor of Elementary Education 1955-1983.
Portrait of Wayne O. Hill, Professor of Elementary Education 1955-1983. University Archives Photograph Collection.
Group portrait of education professors. In the first row, the second woman from left is professor Helen Prouty, and to her right is Helen Scott. Professor George Koester is in the back row, second from the left. 1940s-50s.

Group portrait of education professors. In the first row, the second woman from left is professor Helen Prouty, and to her right is Helen Scott. Professor George Koester is in the back row, second from the left.  Photo undated. University Archives Photograph Collection.

In this picture Dean Anne Morey sits in her office with bookshelves behind her and smiles for the camera.

Portrait of Ann I. Morey, Dean, College of Education. Doctor Morey became an emerita professor in 2003 after a career at San Diego State University that began in 1985 and included becoming dean of the College of Education. In 2013 she was a distinguished research professor and director of the Center for Educational Leadership, Innovation and Policy. In this picture she sits in her office with bookshelves behind her and smiles for the camera. Photo undated. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Past Student Portraits

An outdoor portrait of Margaret Lowry, who was vice president of the San Diego State Teachers' College student body during the 1922-1923 school year. Original photograph is from a scrapbook titled "Now and Then."

An outdoor portrait of Margaret Lowry, who was vice president of the San Diego State Teachers' College student body during the 1922-1923 school year. Original photograph is from a scrapbook titled "Now and Then." University Archives Photograph Collection.

Yearbook portrait of an unidentified student, a young man with round spectacles,  1927

Yearbook portrait of an unidentified student, 1927.

Portrait of a woman affiliated with San Diego State Teachers' College.

Portrait of a San Diego State Teachers' College student, 1930.  University Archives Photograph Collection.

 Portrait of Miss Frances A. Otwell, 1930.
Portrait of Miss Frances A. Otwell, a student of San Diego State Teachers' College, 1930. University Archives Photograph Collection.
Portrait of a young male San Diego State Teachers' College student, 1930.

Portrait of a student of San Diego State Teachers' College, 1930.  University Archives Photograph Collection.

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Educating Future Teachers

 State Teachers' College Orchestra, 1922. Members of the San Diego State Teachers College Orchestra stand with their instruments on the portico of the campus Main Building. In 1921 the San Diego Normal School was renamed San Diego State Teachers College, but remained in University Heights.

 State Teachers' College Orchestra, 1922. Members of the San Diego State Teachers College Orchestra stand with their instruments on the portico of the campus Main Building. In 1921 the San Diego Normal School was renamed San Diego State Teachers College, but remained in University Heights. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Staff members sit in chairs at the registration office, while students wait in line at the windows of the office. Photograph is dated 1929, 1930 and 1934.
Students at registration windows circa 1930. Staff members sit in chairs at the registration office, while students wait in line at the windows of the office. University Archives Photograph Collection.
Elementary school for training teachers, 1935. Photo by Lee N. Passmore. Children play in a courtyard behind the Training School, later the Physical Science Building at the San Diego State Teachers' College. Original photograph created for and displayed at the California Pacific International Exposition, Balboa Park, San Diego, 1935-1936.

Elementary school for training teachers, 1935. Photo by Lee N. Passmore. Children play in a courtyard behind the Training School, later the Physical Science Building at the San Diego State Teachers' College. Original photograph created for and displayed at the California Pacific International Exposition, Balboa Park, San Diego, 1935-1936.  University Archives Photograph Collection.

Students study in the library, which was then located in Hardy Tower. Circa 1935.

Students study in the library, which was then located in Hardy Tower. Circa 1935. University Archives Photograph Collection.

 Children's library, 1935. Photo by Lee N. Passmore. Children read and research in the library at the San Diego State Teachers' College. Original photograph created for and displayed at the California Pacific International Exposition, Balboa Park, San Diego, 1935-1936.

 Children's library, 1935. Photo by Lee N. Passmore. Children read and research in the library at the San Diego State Teachers' College. Original photograph created for and displayed at the California Pacific International Exposition, Balboa Park, San Diego, 1935-1936. University Archives Photograph Collection.

 Staff of the Aztec, 1935. Photo by Lee N. Passmore. Staff in the Aztec newsroom, San Diego State Teachers' College. The Aztec was the title of the student newspaper. Original photograph created for and displayed at the California Pacific International Exposition, Balboa Park, San Diego, 1935-1936.

 Staff of the Aztec, 1935. Photo by Lee N. Passmore. Staff in the Aztec newsroom, San Diego State Teachers' College. The Aztec was the title of the student newspaper. Original photograph created for and displayed at the California Pacific International Exposition, Balboa Park, San Diego, 1935-1936.  University Archives Photograph Collection.

Unidentified student teachers and supervisor of the second grade at the Campus Laboratory School in the late 1940s.

Unidentified student teachers and supervisor of the second grade at the Campus Laboratory School in the late 1940s. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Second grade student teachers with students. Unidentified student teachers posed with second grade girls from the Campus Lab School, in the late 1940s.

Unidentified student teachers posed with second grade girls from the Campus Lab School, in the late 1940s. University Archives Photograph Collection.

 Student teacher with children. Four second grade students from the Campus Laboratory School pose with their teacher. 1940s.

 Student teacher with children. Four second grade students from the Campus Laboratory School pose with their teacher. 1940s. University Archives Photograph Collection.

 Campus Laboratory School reading class. Mrs. Betty Holt sits with several Campus Lab School students. Two students raise their hands, and each student holds a book or pamphlet, circa 1950.
Campus Laboratory School reading class. Mrs. Betty Holt sits with several Campus Lab School students. Two students raise their hands, and each student holds a book or pamphlet, circa 1950.  University Archives Photograph Collection.
Two women sit at a conference table during an education interview, early 1960's.

Two women sit at a conference table during an education interview. Photo undated. University Archives Photograph Collection.

A young woman hammers a round structure with a window, and the woman on the left appears to be assembling a model of the solar system. A woman in the background writes "Teacher Education Workshop" on the chalkboard, early 1960s.

A young woman hammers a round structure with a window, and the woman on the left appears to be assembling a model of the solar system. A woman in the background writes "Teacher Education Workshop" on the chalkboard. Photo undated.  University Archives Photograph Collection.

 Campus Laboratory School classroom. A Campus Laboratory School teacher speaks to a small group of students. 1960s.

 Campus Laboratory School classroom. A Campus Laboratory School teacher speaks to a small group of students. 1960s. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Student teacher with child and microphone, circa 1971. An unidentified teacher touches a child's chin with a microphone as the child speaks. The venue might have been the Campus Childcare Center (opened 1971) or the Campus Laboratory School (closed 1970).

Student teacher with child and microphone, circa 1971. An unidentified teacher touches a child's chin with a microphone as the child speaks. The venue might have been the Campus Childcare Center (opened 1971) or the Campus Laboratory School (closed 1970). University Archives Photograph Collection.

A student teacher stands by as a child fingerpaints, circa 1971. A student teacher stands by with a cleaning cloth at the ready as a child fingerpaints on a surface before her. This might have been at the Campus Laboratory School (closed 1970) or the Campus Childcare Center (opened 1971).

A student teacher stands by as a child fingerpaints, circa 1971. A student teacher stands by with a cleaning cloth at the ready as a child fingerpaints on a surface before her. This might have been at the Campus Laboratory School (closed 1970) or the Campus Childcare Center (opened 1971).  University Archives Photograph Collection.

An instructor and a child in a playground, probably of the Family Studies and Consumer Sciences Building, 1970s.

An instructor and a child in a playground, probably of the Family Studies and Consumer Sciences Building, 1970s. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Future teachers sit in class and pay attention to an unidentified instructor helping a student try on a stuffed hand puppet, "Marvin Moose." 1980s.

Future teachers sit in class and pay attention to an unidentified instructor helping a student try on a stuffed hand puppet, "Marvin Moose." Photo undated. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Unidentified future teachers sit in class as one student shows another a page she has written. 1980s.

Unidentified future teachers sit in class as one student shows another a page she has written. Photo undated. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Students use a dinosaur book and cutout to illustrate their presentation of methodology to the class. 1980s-1990s.

Students use a dinosaur book and cutout to illustrate their presentation of methodology to the class. Photo undated. University Archives Photograph Collection.

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Educating Youth

Training School students with pet rabbits, 1925. Third grade Training School students hold rabbits as part of a class project.

Training School students with pet rabbits, 1925. Third grade Training School students hold rabbits as part of a class project. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Children play outdoors next to a playhouse.

Second grade playhouse, 1935.  Children play outdoors next to a playhouse. The children are probably students at the Campus Training School of the San Diego State Teachers' College. Original photograph created for and displayed at the California Pacific International Exposition, Balboa Park, San Diego, 1935-1936. Photo by Lee N. Passmore. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Children participate in an art activity in a classroom at the San Diego State Teachers' College.

Fourth grade viking activity, 1935. Children participate in an art activity in a classroom at the San Diego State Teachers' College. Original photograph created for and displayed at the California Pacific International Exposition, Balboa Park, San Diego, 1935-1936. Photo by Lee N. Passmore. University Archives Photograph Collection.

 

Children recreate an old one-room classroom at the San Diego State Teachers' College.

Fifth grade - old time school, 1935. Children recreate an old one-room classroom at the San Diego State Teachers' College. Original photograph created for and displayed at the California Pacific International Exposition, Balboa Park, San Diego, 1935-1936.  Photo by Lee N. Passmore. University Archives Photograph Collection.

A school boy adjusts his fort exhibit and three young adults observe during a high school teacher recruitment conference, 1958.

A school boy adjusts his fort exhibit and three young adults observe during a high school teacher recruitment conference, 1958. University Archives Photograph Collection.

A woman assists a young student with a number game in a classroom at SDSU. Photo undated.

A woman assists a young student with a number game in a classroom at SDSU. Photo undated.  University Archives Photograph Collection.

An unidentified student teacher shows a child how to use a scale circa 1971. An unidentified student teacher shows a child how to use a balance scale by putting weights in the pans. Another student and two teachers are in the background. This might be at the Campus Laboratory School (closed 1970) or the Campus Childcare Center (opened 1971).

An unidentified student teacher shows a child how to use a scale circa 1971. An unidentified student teacher shows a child how to use a balance scale by putting weights in the pans. Another student and two teachers are in the background. This might be at the Campus Laboratory School (closed 1970) or the Campus Childcare Center (opened 1971).  University Archives Photograph Collection.

Unidentified student teacher gives a lesson in Braille, 1970s. Holding his hand over his student's hand to guide him, a man teaches Braille to a young boy. This might have been taken at the Campus Laboratory School or at the Campus Children's Center at San Diego State University. The Campus Laboratory School closed in 1970.

Unidentified student teacher gives a lesson in Braille, 1970s. Holding his hand over his student's hand to guide him, a man teaches Braille to a young boy. This might have been taken at the Campus Laboratory School or at the Campus Children's Center at San Diego State University. The Campus Laboratory School closed in 1970.  University Archives Photograph Collection.

Campus Laboratory children on playground with two student teachers. On one of the children's back a note reads Marni Schultz. 1970s.

Campus Laboratory children on playground with 2 student teachers. On one of the children's back a note reads Marni Schultz. 1970s. University Archives Photograph Collection.

An unidentified student teacher holding a child wearing a nametag that says Evan.

Student teacher and student, 1991. University Archives Photograph Collection.

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Campus Photographs

Original college site

Teachers' College students, 1923. Group of men posing on the steps of the San Diego State Teachers' College Main Building. In 1921 the San Diego Normal School was renamed San Diego State Teachers College, but remained in University Heights.

Teachers' College students, 1923. Group of men posing on the steps of the San Diego State Teachers' College Main Building. In 1921 the San Diego Normal School was renamed San Diego State Teachers College, but remained in University Heights. University Archives Photograph Collection.

 Teachers' College Women's club, 1923. The Jugs, a women's club at the San Diego State Teachers' College, poses on the lawn in front of the Main building. In 1921 the San Diego Normal School was renamed San Diego State Teachers College, but remained in University Heights.

 Teachers' College Women's club, 1923. The Jugs, a women's club at the San Diego State Teachers' College, poses on the lawn in front of the Main building.  University Archives Photograph Collection.

San Diego State Teachers' College postcard, 1924. View of entire exterior of the San Diego State Teachers' College postcard. Dated 1924, but doesn't reflect name change. In 1921 the San Diego Normal School was renamed San Diego State Teachers College, but remained in University Heights.

San Diego State Teachers' College postcard, 1924. View of entire exterior of the San Diego State Teachers' College postcard. Dated 1924, but doesn't reflect name change. In 1921 the San Diego Normal School was renamed San Diego State Teachers College, but remained in University Heights. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Orchestra and choral group perform in front of students and faculty assembled on the steps of the San Diego Teachers College campus in University Heights, circa 1928.

State Teachers College assembly, 1928. Orchestra and choral group perform in front of students and faculty assembled on the steps of the San Diego Teachers College campus in University Heights at 4100 Normal Street. University Archives Photograph Collection.

 

Montezuma Mesa

A man stands at the intersection of two dirt roads at the site of the new campus of the San Diego State Teachers' College on Montezuma Mesa. A sign reads: "New College Site."

New College Site, 1929. A man stands at the intersection of two dirt roads at the site of the new campus of the San Diego State Teachers' College on Montezuma Mesa. A sign reads: "New College Site." Photo by Lee N. Passmore. University Archives Photograph Collection.

In the foreground a sign reads "New College Site." In the background is another sign, which reads "H. Mayson power house and training school." The second sign has an arrow that points to the partially completed building for the new site of San Diego State Teachers' College.

Groundbreaking for new Stage College site, circa 1929. In the foreground a sign reads "New College Site." In the background is another sign, which reads "H. Mayson power house and training school." The second sign has an arrow that points to the partially completed building for the new site of San Diego State Teachers' College. University Archives Photograph Collection

Aerial view of San Diego State Teachers' College campus, 1931.

Aerial view of San Diego State Teachers' College campus, 1931. University Archives Photograph Collection.

View of Hardy Tower from the southeast, soon after its construction in 1931.

View of Hardy Tower from the southeast, soon after its construction in 1931. University Archives Photograph Collection.

A man stands in front of the Education Building, circa 1956.

A man stands in front of the Education Building, circa 1956.  University Archives Photograph Collection.

Unidentified speakers at the dedication of the Education Building on Founders Day, 1957.

Unidentified speakers at the dedication of the Education Building on Founders Day, 1957. University Archives Photograph Collection.

Unidentified men shake hands during the dedication of the Education Building on Founders Day, 1957.

Unidentified men shake hands during the dedication of the Education Building on Founders Day, 1957. University Archives Photograph Collection.

 Sign on "Education" Building. This is one of a series of photographs of signs, most on buildings, at San Diego State University. This sign reads, "Education" but is probably on the North Education Building, since there is part of a letter to the left of "Education."

 Sign on "Education" Building. This is one of a series of photographs of signs, most on buildings, at San Diego State University. This sign reads, "Education" but is probably on the North Education Building, since there is part of a letter to the left of "Education." Photo undated. University Archives Photograph Collection.

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