Ground breaking for Ficklen Stadium


Title
Ground breaking for Ficklen Stadium
Description
Mrs. James S. Ficklen breaking ground for Ficklen Stadium at East Carolina College while East Carolina President Leo Jenkins, Vice President F.D. Duncan, and James S. Ficklen Jr. watch. The shovel Mrs. Ficklen is using is the same one governor Thomas Jarvis used to break ground for the first building on campus in 1908. Date from negative sleeve.
Date
May 03, 1962
Original Format
negatives
Extent
6cm x 6cm
Local Identifier
0741-b27-fe-v27.e.4
Contributor(s)
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
Rights
Copyright held by Joyner Library. Permission to reuse this work is granted for all non-commercial purposes.
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Comments

john a tucker Sep 14 2018

Most of the group known as "the untouchables," led by W. M. Scales, are in this picture. It also includes Leo Jenkins, relatives of James S. Ficklen, and Fitzhugh Duncan, an ECC administrator. The Untouchables raised most of the money that went towards construction of the stadium.

James Kirkland Sep 19 2014

Fitz Duncan is the tall man second from the right on the back  row.  He was VP and business manager.

Doug Smith Aug 21 2013

Shouldn't the end of the description refer to East Carolina Teachers Training School, not East Carolina College?

John A. Tucker Aug 15 2013

I think that's Wally Howard rather than Stuart Savage. Dave Whichard is just behind Leo's right shoulder. Reynolds May, wearing glasses, is behind James Ficklen, Jr. Herbert Waldrop is the older man between Leo and Mrs. Ficklen. Herbert Bonner behind Leo's left shoulder. J. Con Lanier between Mr. Waldrop and Mrs. Ficklen.

Candace Pearce Mar 15 2009

Buggar Scales man standing two right of Mrs. Ficklen on front row in the fancy shoes.Stuart Savage on far left.

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