Lloyd Olds, Farewell Address, 1963


Lloyd Olds, Farewell Address, 1963


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Born in Ypsilanti in 1892, Lloyd Olds received his bachelor’s degree from Michigan State Normal College, and later a Doctor of Public Health from University of Michigan. He returned to serve for 42 years as coach, athletic director, and head of intramurals. In this informal address at a retirement event honoring Olds and Elton Rynearson, Olds reminisces about past professors and athletes of Eastern Michigan University, and gives suggestions as to the forward direction of the University.

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Elton Rynearson, Lloyd Olds, academic scholarship awards, Roosevelt School, Arthur Walker, Wilbur Bowen, Belle Isle, collegiate athletics

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Lloyd Olds, Farewell Address, 1963