President John F. Kennedy delivers address at Charter Day, March 23, 1962. In his address to a packed Memorial Stadium, President Kennedy spoke about his hopes for cooperation between the Soviet Union and the United States in space exploration and how such shared “pursuit of knowledge” might bring a shared “pursuit of peace.” He also remarked that with so many members of his cabinet being Cal graduates, “the New Frontier owes as much to Berkeley as it does to Harvard University.”
The Berlin Wall was one of the most powerful and iconic symbols of the Cold War. Description from history.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images
Members of the freshmen class painting the Big C green in 1955. Sophomores were traditionally responsible for maintaining the Big C and keeping it gold. Freshman classes would assert their presence on campus by painting the Big C a deep green.
1913 in 2013. A hundred years ago the UC Botanical Garden was located where Moffitt Library and Haviland Hall stand now. A conservatory modeled after the Crystal Palace from the 1851 London Great Exhibition was at the center of it all. #cal #ucberkeley #doelibrary #californiahall Photo from the Blue & Gold (@calyearbook), 1913. And, yes, that’s #chancellorbirgeneau walking in 2013.