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Four-Year Fervor

Four-Year Fervor

Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection, University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

A decade of campaigning for Arlington State College (ASC) to become a 4-year institution came to fruition in 1959 when Texas Gov. Price Daniel signed a bill making it official. When news reached campus, spontaneous celebration broke out. ASC cheerleaders Charla Blount (left) and Jerry Carter (right), along with Ken Priksyl, were among the revelers.

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