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1959 Homecoming decorations celebrating Auburn becoming a university

Magnolia Hall was your Category 1 homecoming decoration winners in 1959 for celebrating something even more momentous than another win over Florida: Alabama Polytechnic Institute’s upcoming universitymitzvah.

We’ll be documenting the evolution of homecoming at Auburn for the rest of this week. Like, nonstop vintage homecoming action. I’m excited. Go here. Stay tuned. Beat Western Carolina!

First published Nov. 1, 2012.

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