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Hoosiers celebrate Halloween through the years

Oct 26, 2018

From costumes to carnivals, the IU family has been celebrating Halloween for decades. Check out these eerie images from IU Archives that will transport you to Halloween parties of the past.

More archived images can be found in the IU Libraries’ Archives Photograph Collection.

Students at the 1941 Halloween Dance
Bo McMillin dressed as a referee
Photos courtesy of IU Archives
Students at the 1949 Sigma Chi Masquerade
Students in costume at 1948 Fall Carnival
Photos courtesy of IU Archives
Alpha Tau Omega Halloween party 1949
Two students dress as a bull in 1948
Photos courtesy of IU Archives
A student carves a pumpkin in 1995
Students dressed up at the IU telefund for Halloween
Photos courtesy of IU Archives

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