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University History: 6. Riverside


Questions to Answer

Tell a part of the story of Riverside!

  • Where is Riverside?
  • Who was S.M. Sewell?  What is his connection to the river?
  • Who are these groups of people?  How do they fit into the history of TxState?
  • What is a water pageant?  How does a pageant fit into the history of TxState?
  • How has Riverside changed over the years?
  • How, when, and why was the name changed?


1920 Pedagog

1943 Pedagog

1948 Pedagog

1956 Pedagog

S.M. Sewell

1926 Water Safety

Blueprint map

Riverside Map


New Bath House

Old Bath House


1940 Water Pageant (1 of 2)

1940 Water Pageant (2 of 2)

S.M. Sewell portrait



Additional resources include (but are not limited to):

This group of photographs was selected by the University Archives to represent Riverside.  For this assignment, you must select from the images provided above in the slide show.  To copy an image, right-click and select "Save Image As..."


Other Resources for Riverside