Posts Tagged ‘Samuel T. Black’

15th December
written by Richard

Student sports were in their infancy in 1900 at San Diego Normal School but the college we know today as San Diego State University was eager to launch competitive sports. From its campus on Park Blvd. in University Heights, the one-year-old school was ready for football.

The story of the First Football at San Diego State.

The Normal School champions of 1900. Courtesy of Special Collections and University Archives, San Diego State University, Library and Information Access.




21st September
written by Richard

On November 1, 1898, the first classes of the future San Diego State University began. In leased rooms above a downtown novelty shop, eighty-one students appeared for the formal opening of the new San Diego State Normal School.

Read about the beginnings of the San Diego State Normal School.

The Hill Building at 6th and F Streets was the first home of San Diego State in 1898.