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UNCSA's 50th Anniversary: 2013-15

A Photo Essay

Read more about the school's history and mission after viewing a few of our favorite historical photos.






     Circa 1965, the original entrance sign on Chapel Street                    Photo by Jim Keith


Aerial View of Campus c. 1965 showing Gray Building (top right),

   and Sanford and Moore Dormitories                   Photo by Charles E. Taylor


  Exterior of the Gray Building (old Gray High School) (c. 1966)                   Photo by Jim Keith





Arrival (?) of International Music Program summer session participants in Siena, Italy, in 1969                                                                                                     Photographer unknown


Students in a production of Guys and Dolls, 1970                               Photo by Julian Eubank


The Summer Festival van, c. 1973                                                  Photographer Unknown

Students Cindy Garrett, Terrence) Mann and Debbie Nostrand in costume for "Fantasy Roulette" in 1976                                                                                       Photographer Unknown


Students enjoy a meal in the cafeteria, c. 1979            Photo by Charlie Buchanan


Students relax in front of the Student Commons, c. 1981.  Photograph by Lisa Gold

School of Drama Class of 1982 at "The Elephants" on the campus

                                                                                                                  Photo by Michael Avedon

Alumnus Mel Tomlinson rehearses with fellow NYC Ballet member Heather Watts for a performance at the Stevens Center opening in 1983                   Photo by Michael Avedon


School of Music production of Hansel and Gretel, 1985

                                                      Photo by William Beck


School of Dance students, c. 1985     Keith Roberts, left.   Photo by Claus Meyer of Black Star


School of Drama production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, 1989 

                                                                                       Photograph by Kurt Eslick


School of Music Jazz Ensemble concert, c. 1992     Photographer Unknown


School of Filmmaking Studio Village dedication, April 18,1998    Photographer Unknown







President Robert Ward with students                         Photographer Unknown


Roger L. Stevens (left) and Robert Suderburg prior to renovation of what would

become the Stevens Center in downtown Winston-Salem

                                                                                    Photo by Charlie Buchanan


All images in this collection courtesy of the UNCSA Archives