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Full view of the Sequoia draped with Christmas lights. A crowd of people watch from below.
Photo Courtesy of Western University Archives

Close up shot of the plaque that stands at the base of the Sequoia Tree. The plaque reads, "Sequoia Gigantea
planted by the class of 1887
1887-1967 (small image of Campbell Hall with the Sequioa)
J.A. Buhaanan, Ira F. Powell, Sarah E. Cavitt, L.…

The Giant Sequoia Tree showing the full height next to Campbell Hall. Taken from across the Monmouth Avenue from the South.
Old ACC.RG.2012.601 Photographs/Buildings: Sequoia

The Humanities and Social Sciences Building in the distance with view of the large sequoia to the right and south entrance sign reading, "Oregon College of Education" to the left. Taken from the sidewalk in front of the sign.
Old ACC.RG.2012.604:…

A view of the North wing of Campbell Hall next to the Giant Sequoia tree.
Old ACC.RG.2012.601 Photographs/Buildings: Campbell Hall

Front side of Campbell Hall with a flag pole in front and the giant sequoia in its middle stages of growth.
Old ACC.RG.2012.601 Photographs/Buildings: Campbell Hall

A choir of men sing on the lawn for the annual Giant Sequoia Tree lighting. They all wear suits, and one man to the left is playing a guitar.

The Giant Sequoia as viewed from the Todd Hall Front lawn. A crane is seen bringing people up to the top of the tree.

Sequoia Tree lighted with colorful lights. Crowds of people surround the tree. Viewed from the Werner University Center with view of the Wind Sculpture in front of the Werner Center.

First Annual Sequoia Tree Lighting with view of the Sequoia strung up with lights, and various street lamps light up the road.

A fire truck drives on Monmouth Avenue with view of a man standing on the top. Campbell Hall and the Sequoia Tree with lights is seen behind.

2011 Tree Lighting 5.JPG
A large crane moves over the top of the Sequoia tree with the star. Workers and spectators were seen below.

The 1888 graduating class of Oregon State Normal School standing in front of Campbell Hall. Of note is the small tree on the left, the class gift of 1887, which is now the Giant Sequoia in front of Campbell Hall.

President Rice during the first annual Holiday Tree Lighting. The tree lighting remains an annual holiday tradition at the University.

The Giant Sequoia tree lit up for the first annual holiday tree lighting in 1967. The Sequoiadendron giganteum was a gift from the 1887 graduating class of Oregon State Normal School.
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