Residents who lived in Alumni Residence Halls during the 1936-1937 school year pose for this photograph reproduced from the 1937 Pedagogue, the yearbook of the New York State College for Teachers (now the University at Albany) .
Students study in Hawley Library at the New York State College for Teachers (now the University at Albany) downtown campus. The library in Hawley Hall was dedicated as the Thomas E. Dewey Library for Public Affairs and Policy on September 8, 1988, named after the former New York State Governor.
Black Panther demonstration takes place at the State University of New York at Albany uptown campus. Students are seated before an unidentified man speaking from a podium. Nine students raise their fists in the air.
Vincent O'Leary, Acting President from 1977-1978 and President from 1978-July 31, 1990, stands in front of the large fountain on the Uptown Campus. The small fountain and the Campus Center are in the background as well as some students. During O'Leary's administrations, the institution was named State University of New York at Albany from August 1962-Fall 1986 and the University at Albany, SUNY starting in the fall of 1986 and continuing
U.S. President Bill Clinton attends a rally in support of the gubernatorial candidacy of New York Governor Mario Cuomo with sophomore student Daniel Baich at the University at Albany. Clinton was the first sitting U. S. President to visit the school.
Kate Stoneman, Class of 1866, and later teacher of penmanship at the New York State Normal College. In 1886, Stoneman is admitted to the New York State bar after successfully lobbying the Legislature and the Governor to have women admitted to the bar. She later became the first female lawyer in New York. In 1898, while still teaching at NYS Normal College, Stoneman becomes first women to earn a law degree from Albany Law School.
Superintendent of Public Instruction and Principals of the State Normal Schools of New York including seated from left: Dr. James M. Milne (Oneonta), Dr. E.A. Sheldon (Oswego), Dr. Andrew S. Draper (Albany), Dr. William J. Milne (Albany), Dr. Charles D. McLean (Brockport). Standing from left: Dr. Fox Holden (Plattsburg), Dr. John M. Milne (Geneseo), Dr. F.S. Capen (New Paltz ), Dr. J.M. Cassety (Buffalo), Dr. F.J. Cheeney (Cortland), Dr. T.B. Stowell (Potsdam), Dr. F.B. Palmer (Fredonia)
Harvey Milk, University at Albany Class of 1951, pictured in 1951 New York State College for Teachers yearbook. Milk was a politician and became the first openly gay man to be elected to public office in California, as a member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977. He was assassinated on November 27, 1978.
Agnes Futterer, Class of 1916 and later Professor of Theatre, New York State College for Teachers, with, from left, students Arthur Lennig (BA '54, MA '56) and Donald Duclos (BA '54, MA '55), ca. 1955.
Eleanor Roosevelt with State University of New York at Albany President Evan R. Collins (right) and two students. Roosevelt was in Albany to participate on a panel discussion entitled "How the United States can Best Influence the World Against Communism." The Forum of Politics sponsored the discussion held at Page Hall.
Students play the game musical chairs during Guinness Day, April 20, 1985 on the uptown campus at the University at Albany. They are attempting to get into the Guinness Book of World Records for the largest game of musical chairs. The photograph is courtesy of the Albany (NY) Times Union newspaper.
New York State Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller talks to State University of New York at Albany students on the uptown campus. Surrounded by a crowd, including students, Governor Rockefeller holds a bullhorn to be heard. Nelson A. Rockefeller was Governor of New York State from 1959 to 1973 and ran for the Republican presidential nomination in 1968.
Groundbreaking for the State University of New York at Albany's campus. Pictured from the left are: Lieutenant Governor Malcolm Wilson , Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller, State University of New York President Thomas H. Hamilton, State University of New York at Albany President Evan R. Collins.
Photograph of image of the New York State Normal College (now the University at Albany's downtown campus). The school was named the New York State Normal College from 1890-1914. Pictured are the three initial buildings on the campus which opened in 1909. From left are Husted Hall, Draper Hall, and Hawley Hall.
Photograph of postcard of the New York State Normal College (now the University at Albany's downtown campus). The school was named the New York State Normal College from 1890-1914. Pictured are the three initial buildings on the campus which opened in 1909. From left are Husted Hall, Draper Hall, and Hawley Hall.