Remember the “remarkable, soon-to-come offerings of Dean Foy-related ephemera from once upon a time in the loveliest village of the plain” that we promised earlier in the week?
Here we go—the first installment of our new series Foy Your Information. As always, click to enlarge.
The Response / Counterclaim / Retaliation* :
The Conclusion (from the Birmingham Post-Herald):
Yes, you read correctly: in 1953, a Bama student, either out of self-loathing (understandable), or in an attempt to rile his team to victory in the upcoming Iron Bowl (which they sadly won), painted not just random doors and alleys of his own campus with Auburn slogans, but Denny freakin’ Chimes.
*Names redacted, ’cause we’re nice like that.
Material via the AU Library.
Originally published October 14, 2010.
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