Library SC&A Collections Who is this? Crowdsourcing College History
Help identify people from Bowdoin’s past
Many photos in
Bowdoin’s Historic Image Gallery feature former students, faculty, and staff of the College whose names we don’t know. Every photo in the Gallery has an “Identify People in this Photo” button you can use to help us improve our captions, helping future researchers find the images they seek.
Below are select photos that need identification. To identify someone, follow the steps below.
Click the image.
On the new page that opens, click
Complete and submit the form.
Randall Robinson (far right) of TransAfrica, meeting with students during Black History month.
Students Celebrate at the Bowdoin Film and Video Society Awards Night. Four unidentified male students stand in a line, with their arms around each other.
Students in Professor Frank Burroughs' English class. (Professor Burroughs is in the left foreground with his back to the camera).
Students on bleachers watching an event. Man in the back row, center without sunglasses (out of focus) is Ed Burns (Class of ?1972).
Students observing plants in Searles Science greenhouse.
Candid shot of students selling concert tickets at the entrance of Moulton Union.
Four students informally chatting on campus.
Students socializing near the entrance of a dormitory.
Students participating in an Orientation session facilitated by education professor Theodora Penny Martin (far left).
Students arriving on campus for Orientation.
Students on campus for Orientation activities.
Students relaxing in the reception room, Gibson Hall.
Students dining outdoors.
View of students at a celebratory dinner during Senior Week.
Two students walking on campus.