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The Gulf Coast State College Memory Collection provides online access to unique historical materials that tell the story of the college since its start in 1957. The collection includes historical photographs, newspaper clippings, and college publications like the student-run newspaper, the Gull’s Cry.
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- Title: Administration
- Description: Take a look at over one hundred photographs of different members of administration throughout the years.
- Title: Athletics
- Description: In this section you will be able to see Gulf Coast's past baseball and basketball teams, and their coaches. There is evidence of tennis, golf and bowling teams. There were even Cheerleaders, known as Commodorettes, to support Gulf Coast's athletics.
- Title: Events
- Description: Browse this section in order to see different campus events held at Gulf Coast. This section includes photographs from the 1950s to the late 1990s.
- Title: Facilities
- Description: Take a few minutes to see what the campus looked like before buildings were even here. Check out construction photos of some of our favorite buildings.
- Title: Faculty and Staff
- Description: There are over 300 photographs of Gulf Coast's Faculty & Staff throughout the years. Do you recognize any of these faces that are still around campus today?
- Title: Local History
- Description: Take a look at a piece of our local history! See The Wainwright Liberator's volume 1, issue 40 from April 24, 1943. This was a shipbuilders publication by J.A. Joes Construction Co., Inc.
- Title: Newspapers
- Description: See over three hundred and fifty newspaper clips and articles about Gulf Coast. A reminder that Gulf Coast has been in the news since the very beginning!
- Title: Publications
- Description: Want to take a peek at the Gulf Coast Junior College yearbook from 1959? Look at yearbooks, brochures, student newspapers and other publications from the early years at Gulf Coast.
- Title: Students
- Description: Browse hundreds of photographs of the students that have come and gone. Take some time to see how things have changed since the 1950s and 1960s.
- Title: Time Capsule
- Description: Browse items buried in the Gulf Coast State College time capsule back in 2007.
- Title: Video
- Description: This section houses a few videos, including a history of Gulf Coast Community College circa 1960.
- Title: Visual and Performing Arts
- Description: Gulf Coast has been supportive of the artistic talents of students since the very beginning. See some of this here.