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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe 1958 Commencement Excerpt

This is Illinois Tech: 125 Years in 165 SecondsOn January 25,1958, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe gave the commencement address, entitled "Some Thoughts on Civilization," to the graduating class of Illinois Institute of Technology. He was introduced by President John T. Rettaliata, for whom the new engineering building on the Illinois Tech Mies Campus is named.

This is Illinois Tech: 125 Years in 165 Seconds

This is Illinois Tech: 125 Years in 165 SecondsA Celebration of 125 Years of Illinois Tech

Illinois Tech History: 125 Years in 20 Minutes

Illinois Tech History: 125 Years in 20 MinutesHistorical slide presentation highlighting Illinois Tech's 125-year history of people, places and things. Narrated by Jeanne Hartig, vice president of Marketing and Communications at IIT.

IIT Film Retrospective: Chicago Morning

IIT Film Retrospective: Chicago MorningThis black and white film features music and narration by the legendary Chicago broadcaster Studs Terkel. For this assignment film presented by the student government of IIT Institute of Design, 11 students filmed a morning in Chicago on Wednesday, April 16, 1952 between 4 a.m. and 9:45 a.m. Edited by ID instructor Boris Yakovleff.

Creating the Future: 1990s

Creating the Future: 1990sStudent, faculty, and alumni interviews, campus footage, and scenes depicting student life predominate in this IIT promotional color film. Includes interviews with university benefactors and trustees Robert A. Pritzker (IE ’46) and Robert W. Galvin, and footage of Marvin Camras (EE ’40, M.S. ’42), a pioneer in magnetic recording.

IIT 1960s–1970s

IIT 1960s - 1970sThis color film depicts life on campus and in Chicago, with footage including classrooms, laboratories, the cafeteria, and commencement. By Charles Dee Sharp, produced at IIT Institute of Design.

Progress in Mind: 1990s

Progress in Mind: 1990sThis promotional color film features IIT President Lew Collens, Distinguished Professor Henry Linden (Ph.D. CHE ’52), university benefactors and trustees Robert A. Pritzker (IE ’46) and Robert W. Galvin, physics professor and Nobel Laureate Leon Lederman, and interviews with students, faculty, and alumni.

The Bog: Duke Ellington

The Bog:Duke EllingtonThis color silent film from the 1960s opens with a written history of The Bog then shows footage of legendary jazz great Duke Ellington and his orchestra playing in Hermann Hall.

125th Anniversary Kick-Off Party

125th Anniversary Kick-Off PartyLet the celebration begin! This short video captures highlights from Illinois Institute of Technology’s 125th Anniversary Kick-Off Party on Friday, January 23, 2015.