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36039
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Being planned was ECU’s Centennial celebration, which would take place between 2007-2009. Endeavors commemorating the event included Henry Ferrell’s Promises Kept. An example of a historical highlight for ECU’s century long development was a quote from the 1908 groundbreaking event speech made by the regarded father of ECU, Thomas Jordan Jarvis.
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36031
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Buccaneer was the yearbook, back in print after a fifteen-year hiatus. Buccaneer was also the second incarnation of East Carolina University’s yearbook. The first version, published when ECU was East Carolina Teacher’s College, was the Tecoan, short for Teacher’s College Annual.
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36050
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The menagerie of movers and shakers in Greenville were profiled in this snapshot in words of how East Carolina University came to be. Accompanying the snapshot in words was a copy of the actual snapshot assembling those twenty-two individuals, taken on July 2, 1908.
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40078
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Tenth Street and Dickinson Avenue’s railroad track offers no apparent evidence of its longstanding connection and importance to East Carolina University. However, it, part of the Atlantic Coastline Railroad, served as a major transportation hub when ECU was East Carolina College. In fact, the presence of this railroad company was a reason for Greenville becoming the site for what began as East Carolina Teacher’s Training School.