Bingo Brown Farewell to Lloyd Olds and Elton Rynearson

Title

Bingo Brown Farewell to Lloyd Olds and Elton Rynearson

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Description

James “Bingo” Brown was one of the most beloved figures in Eastern Michigan University history. Coaching the football team in 1923 and 1924, Brown went on to be appointed Dean of Men in 1927, a position he held for 35 years until his retirement in 1962. Here, Brown delivers a heartfelt farewell address to Lloyd Olds and Elton Rynearson, detailing the ways in which Olds and Rynearson had given their lives over to their students to help guide them down that “golden roadbed of life.”

Speech Date

5-7-1963

Keywords

College football, track and field, Elton Rynearson, Lloyd Olds

Permission To Use:

Permission to Use - Permission to quote from this speech should be requested from the University Archives ( lib_archives@emich.edu).​

Bingo Brown Farewell to Lloyd Olds and Elton Rynearson

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