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NMC Archives

Let's All Do the BBQ!

May 27, 1956 - Andy Olson and Gerry Oleson prepping the food for the first NMC BBQ!

1956 - Crowd at the first BBQ.

1957- BBQ attendees eating at picnic tables.

1962 - NMC BBQ brochere.

Circa 1960s - NMC BBQ ticket trailer.

1979 - NMC BBQ event poster.

1986 - BBQ event poster.

Circa late 1980s - BBQ cakewalk.

1987 - BBQ cotton candy stand.

2003 - BBQ event poster.

Circa early 2000s - BBQ buffalo souvenirs. 

Circa early 2000s - BBQ stuffed buffalo souvenir.

Theatre

1964 - NMC Players production of The Madwoman of Chaillot.

1970 - NMC Players production of The American Dream.

1978 - NMC Players production of She Stoops to Conquer.

1979 - NMC Players production of The Venetian Twins.

1984 - NMC Players production of An Evening in Hades.

Circa mid-1980s - NMC Players production of The Glass Menagerie.

Graduations

1964 - Graduates walking at commencement ceremony.

1973 - Commencement ceremony under the pines in front of the Mark and Helen Osterlin Library. 

A few of the NMC pennants throughout the years. 

Sports

1954 - Cheerleaders at a Sock Hop.

1957-58 - Men's basketball team; ranked 13th in the nation at the time. 

The official NMC basketball team existed from 1953-1971. After that the team shifted into the current Intramural format. 

1959 - Tennis Team. Physical Education Director, Nick Rajkovich, is shown on left. 

NMC had a Tennis Team from 1954-1969.

 

1961 - Golf team. NMC had a golf team from 1954-1969.

1962-63 - Bowling league. 

1963 - Track & Field team.

1965 - Baseball team.

NMC Baseball Team was active in the 1960s.

1967 - Cross-Country team at the Traverse City Country Club. 

NMC Cross Country was active from 1954 until the early 1970's.

N.D. - Cheerleaders. 

NMC sports teams had cheerleaders from 1954 until the early 1970s. Their uniforms consisted of red skirts paired with white wool sweaters.

1980 - Women's basketball team. 

Student Activities

1958-59 - Dance at Gilbert Lodge in Twin Lakes, MI. 

1960-61 - Veteran's Club.

1961 - NMC Dance at Gilbert Lodge, Twin Lakes, MI. 

N.d. - Early Nor'Western staff at work. 

1964 - International Student Group.

1970-71 - NMC Choir.

1970-71 - NMC Choir.

2006 - International Student Group.

NMC Publications

1952 - The first iteration of the NMC newspaper, called 'The Reporter'. (June 5, 1952 edition)

1954-1955 - Staff of the Nor'Wester, the second iteration of the NMC newspaper as of 1955. 

1957 - circa early May 1957 edition of the Nor'Wester.

1961 - Yearbook staff with advisor Harry Oliver.

1962 - View of the Osterlin Library from the 1962 NMC Yearbook.

1961-2002 - NMC Magazines through the years.

1985 & 2000 - (from left to right) NMC Magazine Unbound, Fall 2000, Volume 21; NMC Magazine, May 1985, Volume 4, Issue 4.

1985 - Staff of the NMC Magazine with advisor Ken Marek. 

1951-1983 - Yearbooks through the years. 

2008 - September 25, 2008 edition fo the White Pine Press.

The NMC newspaper took a break from 1974 -1982.  It came back as the White Pine Press.