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ARCHIVES: Remembering the First Pistol Pete Mascots

As of 2015, Bill F. Smith is the oldest living former Pistol Pete mascot. He served in this role during his sophomore year at OSU in 1959-60. In this oral history interview excerpt from the O-STATE…

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ARCHIVES: Margaret Truman’s Visit to OSU in the 1950s

Norma Barnes Crane, a native of Hobart, Oklahoma attended Oklahoma A&M College from 1949-1953. While on campus, Norma wrote for the Daily O’Collegian all four years and served as the…

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ARCHIVES: Spirit Rider’s Start at OSU

John Beall came to OSU in 1983 to study agriculture and participated in the rodeo club and horse judging team. When OSU’s athletic director saw a rodeo competition photo of John on his black…

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