From our files: UW students find housing in their homemade trailer

100 Years Ago

The Cowley Weekly Progress September 28, 1912

Partial Wyoming Electric Light Improvement Company Ad: How about your light bill? You, who are burning oil lamps, do you realize what your light bill amounts to each month? You are constantly burning up wicks, buying new globes, new lamps and today a gallon of oil, tomorrow a gallon of oil. Do you realize that your lights are costing you more than up-to-date electric lights should cost you?

75 Years Ago

The Lovell Chronicle

September 30, 1937

There’s no housing problem in Laramie as far as three enterprising students are concerned. Johnny Winterholler, Cowboy football and basketball ace, his brother Phil, and Lynn Doerr, have set up housekeeping in their homemade trailer house on a lot east of the university plant and they plan to live there all winter.

50 Years Ago

The Lovell Chronicle

September 27, 1962

Photo: Reigning royalty for Lovell’s homecoming were these three pretty coeds. Seated on each side of queen Julie Ann Tippetts are Judy Pearson and Genelle Lusch. The girls were elected by the student body.

25 Years Ago

The Lovell Chronicle

October 1, 1987

True Hatch, son of Ray and Sue Hatch of Byron and a member of the Rocky Mountain Future Farmers of America chapter, was declared the number one farm mechanics individual in state judging competition held in Laramie. Hatch, 17, is a senior at Rocky Mountain High School.