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Allie the Alligator

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1 Allies successors in new greenhouse seem unaware of danger
Northern Iowan 118:45, p.09
3/31/2022 This article, a reprint from September 29, 1939, recalls the tragic fate of Allie the Alligator when the new greenhouse was built, and welcomes new successors Ike and Mike.
2 Our Progress
NI Archives
Northern Iowan 118:13, p.05
10/11/2021 A reprint from the 09/19/1906 edition of the Normal Eyte, the article talks about the new Science Hall and greenhouse; photos.
3 Gator died of blood clot; at peak of career
Northern Iowan 66:3, p.3
9/16/1969 Was about twenty years old.
4 Dedicated to memory of the alligator
Jacobs--John L. (Classes of 1968 and 1974)
Northern Iowan 65:65, p.3
7/18/1969 Takes a look at current local and campus scene.
5 OCM secretary dies
Northern Iowan 65:65, p.1
7/18/1969 Allie the Alligator dies at the age of about 20.
6 GATOR party is in the bag
Northern Iowan 65:46, p.2
3/21/1969 Humorous look at campus politics from Allie the Alligator's point of view.
7 Seeing is believing
Northern Iowan 65:45, p.1
3/18/1969 Alligator elected as secretary of off campus men; photo.
8 Ombudsman
Northern Iowan 65:41, p.2
3/4/1969 Questions about a recent fire alarm and Allie the Alligator.
9 No need for alligator
Northern Iowan 64:38, p.2
3/5/1968 Believes human candidates are strong enough this year; will not need an alligator candidacy.
10 Celebrated alligator gets larger living quarters
College Eye 63:62, p.1
7/28/1967 Students and others contribute to alligator home improvement.
11 Untitled
College Eye 63:62, p.1
7/28/1967 Allie the Alligator seems to be enjoying the attention.
12 Let's discuss architectural plans--Liebbe
Liebbe--James ( Jim) (Class of 1966)
College Eye 63:60, p.2
7/14/1967 Comments on the $90 raised for new housing for Allie the Alligator and wonders when construction will begin.
13 Says alligator has right to keep SS seat
Peek--John Michael (Classes of 1975 and 1977)
College Eye 63:44, p.3
4/7/1967 Gives several reasons why the elected senator should retain his seat.
14 Housing situation improves for campus alligator
College Eye 63:43, p.5
3/24/1967 Money being raised to improve alligator home.
15 SS ought to correct abuses
Davis--Robert (Student--1964)
College Eye 63:43, p.2
3/24/1967 Demands that SS pay restitution for the Men's Union funds they used during elections.
16 Untitled
College Eye 63:43, p.2
3/24/1967 Satirizes the recent election.
17 VOS-Upchurch-Alligator claim most election votes
College Eye 63:43, p.1
3/24/1967 Vote tallies; photo.
18 'Gator' bottle drive ends today
College Eye 63:41, p.8
3/17/1967 Collecting bottles to buy alligator a larger tank.
19 Alligator fund might win
Davis--Robert (Student--1964)
College Eye 63:41, p.2
3/17/1967 Contends that the new SS president may receive fewer supporting votes than the alligator.
20 Announces alligator candidacy
College Eye 63:41, p.3
3/17/1967 Makes the announcement that the greenhouse alligator will be running for Student Senate.
21 Starts alligator fund
Volker--John Earl (Class of 1969; Future Studies Staff)
College Eye 63:40, p.3
3/14/1967 Announces fund raising to better the living quarters of the greenhouse alligator.
22 SS rejects proposal to house alligator
College Eye 63:39, p.5
3/10/1967 Terry Knapp believes alligator should have better living conditions; photo.
23 Exotic plants, alligator, thrive in SCI greenhouse
Meeks--Margaret (Student--1966)
College Eye 60:45, p.1
4/8/1966 Description of the plants and animals in the Greenhouse; photo.
24 Untitled
College Eye 57:28, p.2
25 Allie Junior missing
College Eye 31:42, p.1
8/9/1940 Replacement for the original alligator has disappeared from the lab in the Vocational Building.
26 Allie's successors in new greenhouse seem unaware of danger
College Eye 31:3, p.5
9/29/1939 No room in new Greenhouse for eight foot long Allie, so he was killed; now two new smaller alligators in the Greenhouse.
27 Allie Jr. enrolls at Teachers College
College Eye 30:19, p.1
2/10/1939 New alligator is on campus.
28 Ally becomes past history
College Eye 29:41, p.1
7/22/1938 Alligator killed because there is no space for her in the new Greenhouse.
29 As the Editor Sees It
Culbertson--Ruth Cubby (Class of 1939)
College Eye 29:41, p.2
7/22/1938 Comments on the death of Allie the Alligator, who had lived on campus for thirty-two years.
30 Forlorn alligator pleads for his life and home
College Eye 29:36, p.1
6/17/1938 New Greenhouse has no room for Allie; photo.
31 Homeless alligator; Ally, at 31, worries about his future
College Eye 29:28, p.1
4/15/1938 Current plans for the new Greenhouse do not include a place for Allie the Alligator; photo.
32 Dear Mr. Editor
College Eye 29:25, p.2
3/25/1938 Allie the Alligator expresses concern over his fate and his home.
33 A derrick--?
College Eye 29:1, p.1
9/9/1937 Confronting the problem of moving Allie the Alligator to the new Greenhouse, which is expected to be completed in January or February 1938.
34 "I try stepping!" says "Ally"
College Eye 28:38, p.1
6/25/1937 Allie slips out of his tank in the Greenhouse.
35 Surprises held in greenhouse
College Eye 28:36, p.3
6/11/1937 Survey of unusual plants and animals in the greenhouse west of Central Hall.
36 "Gally" leaves old abode; residing in biology department
College Eye 27:2, p.1
6/3/1936 Violet Franklin's alligator moves to new quarters.
37 Flurries of snow, howling winds, and freezing temperatures mean little to students
Public Relations News Release 1935:228, p.1
11/12/1935 The greenhouse feels like Florida with its warm temperatures, orange trees, and Allie the alligator.
38 "Allie" now rated plant equipment
College Eye 26:6, p.1
7/13/1934 College Eye had difficulty in locating recent articles.
39 Eye editor now hunting new alligator yarn (and reporter)
College Eye 26:6, p.2
7/13/1934 Editor responds to last week's letter concerning alligator stories.
40 College Eye reader declares alligator stories annoy him
College Eye 26:5, p.2
7/6/1934 Reader wants more newsworthy stories in the paper; suggests feeding reporters to the alligator.
41 "Allie" would be nice pet but he consumes too much; whole rabbits, pigeons constitute diet of local 'gator
College Eye 26:3, p.4
6/22/1934 The alligator seems to be doing well in his tank.
42 "Ally"--he'll probably live until 2108
College Eye 25:34, p.1
3/12/1934 Alligator came to campus as six inch youngster twenty-six years ago; lives in greenhouse; now two hundred pounds and eight feet long.
43 See America first! College campus affords sights not generally known to students; conservatory offers many unusual specimens to curious folk
College Eye 23:51, p.4
7/21/1932 Flora and fauna of the Greenhouse.
44 He eats 'em whole!; ambitionless Allie actually attracts adulation through aboriginal assimilation
Schrubbe--Margaret (Class of 1933)
College Eye 23:45, p.2
6/10/1932 A look at the campus alligator.
45 Untitled
Old Gold 0:0, p.144
6/1/1930 Campus scenes; photos.
46 Oh! What a life!
College Eye 21:9, p.8
11/8/1929 Allie has now been on campus for twenty-one years.
47 A lone survivor
Public Relations News Release 1929:49, p.1
11/7/1929 History of Allie the alligator who is looking forward to his twenty-first winter on campus.
48 Alligator allegations
Green--Irma Edith (Class of 1927)
College Eye 17:35, p.5
3/10/1926 Opinion of an alligator.
49 Did you know that
College Eye 17:1, p.3
6/3/1925 A look at some unusual and traditional campus sights.

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