Category Archives: unidentified photographs

Mystery Image #36

During Rensselaer’s recent Family Weekend, the Institute Archives held a “show & tell” for campus visitors.  We displayed an assortment of items documenting the student experience at Rensselaer, focusing on the changing campus landscape, housing over the years, Grand Marshall … Continue reading

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Mystery Image #33

It’s time for another mystery image! I realized this morning that we haven’t posted anything bewildering in quite a while. Who is the man in the photo? Can anyone tell us about that specimen he seems to be focusing on? … Continue reading

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Create Your Own!

When we provide titles or descriptions to images in our database they’re usually very basic and point out identifiable characteristics of the photo so we can easily retrieve it for patrons or internal use. For example, the description for this … Continue reading

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Mystery Image #31

I retrieved another image from the “unidentified” box of photographs today in the Archives. This one really caught my attention, mainly because of the technology! Can you identify this man? Not only that, can you identify this computer? When was … Continue reading

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Mystery Image 29

Hey Readers! Welcome to RPI HISTORY REVEALED, our new blog platform. We were a bit nervous about this transition, asking ourselves “will we lose them,” “will they stay tuned?” Please remember, all of the content is the same. Anything you … Continue reading

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