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Textiles. Textiles

 Record Group
Identifier: Textiles

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

"Be committed. Be well." Face Masks

Identifier: Textile-2021-003

The "Be committed. Be well." Face Masks include two blue face masks with printed "Be committed." in orange on a white background and "Be well." in blue on a white background. The "Be committed. Be well." campaign conceived by the Town of Blacksburg and Virginia Tech, and it was taken over by the New River Valley Public Health Task Force, which formed in March 2020, to unite various different health campaigns in the NRV during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Dates: 2020

Board of Visitors Protest T-Shirt

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: Textile-2014-001
Scope and Contents Blue short sleeve t-shirt with black silk screened letters: "Virginia Tech Welcome to the 1950s" T-shirt was created by Laury Ward. In March 2003, the Board of Visitors eliminated Virginia Tech's affirmative action hiring practices for hiring and admissions, removed sexual orientation from Virginia Tech's non-discrimination policy, and passed a resolution barring anyone who had "participated in illegal acts of domestic violence and/or terrorism" from holding a meeting on campus unless he or...
Dates: 2003

Cadet Coatee

Identifier: Textile-1993-002

This collection contains an original cadet coatee from Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (VAMC) dated 1886. The coat belonged to Greenwood Hopkins Nowlin, Jr. (1878-1975) of Campbell County, Virginia, who attended Virginia Agriculture and Mechanical College (now Virginia Tech) from 1896 through 1899.

Dates: 1886

Fightin' Gobbler Patch

Identifier: Textile-2021-001

The Fightin' Gobbler Patch is a colorful patch with the head of a turkey wearing a cap that says "VPI". Underneath are the words "Fightin' Gobblers" in cursive.

Dates: ca. 1940s

VT Alumni Bag

Identifier: Textile-2021-002

The VT Alumni Bag is a white tote bag printed with the university logo of the pylons and "1872" and the words "Virginia Tech Alumni."

Dates: ca. 1990s