Inside Look: Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield Archives

April Anderson in the archives

The Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield Archives, housed in a large warehouse a few miles from campus, holds a trove of historical artifacts that paint a vivid portrait of the University since its founding.

Photos: Living in Tri-Towers, then and now

Students inside their West Campus residence hall room in 1965

Wilkins, Haynie, and Wright residence halls all opened in 1964. To mark the occasion, University Housing will host a Wilkins Hall 50th birthday alumni reunion on October 3, during Homecoming.

Photos: Illinois State dining, then and now

The Cage in Fell Hall

What was your favorite place to eat on campus while you were a student? With some help from Milner Library’s Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield Archives, here’s a look at Illinois State’s dining experience—then and now.