"We're Texas": Commencement Celebrations at The University of Texas, 1884-1983

     
Swing-Out, a ceremony practiced from 1922 to 1964   Swing-Out, a ceremony practiced from 1922 to 1964, symbolized the passing of responsibility from the senior women to the junior women by means of a Bluebonnet Chain.
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Commencement exercises conducted in Gregory Gymnasium, June 9, 1930.
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  Gregory Gymnasium, June 9, 1930
     
UT honorary degree awarded to Vice-President John Nance Garner in 1935   UT honorary degree awarded to Vice-President John Nance Garner in 1935. The only other individuals so honored are former UT president Robert E. Vinson, President and Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson, and President George Bush.
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