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*[[1962]] Harvey Gantt becomes the first African-American student at Clemson as the college integrates without the friction seen on other Southern campuses.  Gantt will later serve as mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. He also marries the first black Clemson coed. [[Tiger Band]] meets [[President John F. Kennedy]] at the White House.  When he asks them to perform, they have no instruments with them so they sing [[Tiger Rag]] for the president.
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*[[1962]] [[Harvey Gantt]] becomes the first African-American student at Clemson as the college integrates without the friction seen on other Southern campuses.  Gantt will later serve as mayor of [[Charlotte]], [[North Carolina]]. He also marries the first black Clemson coed. [[Tiger Band]] meets [[President John F. Kennedy]] at the White House.  When he asks them to perform, they have no instruments with them so they sing [[Tiger Rag]] for the president.
 
*[[1963]] [[Tiger Band]] drops the cadet uniform for a modified Buckingham Guardsman-style uniform with big fur Busbee headgear which will be worn through the [[1977]] season.
 
*[[1963]] [[Tiger Band]] drops the cadet uniform for a modified Buckingham Guardsman-style uniform with big fur Busbee headgear which will be worn through the [[1977]] season.
 
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Revision as of 08:08, 17 August 2005

The 1960's in Clemson History

Events that occurred in the 1960's

  • Highway 123 Bypass is constructed during the early part of the decade.

Years