Fans at Seagram Stadium
Description
Creator
Hertel, James, Photographer
Media Type
Image
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Colour photograph of people in the bleachers of Seagram Stadium during a Wilfrid Laurier University football game. They are releasing yellow and purple balloons into the air.
Notes
Seagram Stadium and Gymnasium was built by Waterloo College and Associate Faculties in 1957 with funding from the City of Waterloo, Joseph E. Seagram and Sons Ltd., and Ontario Hydro. Wilfrid Laurier University gained ownership of the Stadium in 1991 and undertook renovations which included the installation of artificial turf in 1994. In 1997 the name was changed to University Stadium and Sports Centre. A $5 million renovation in 2007 added a running track and updated the turf, bleachers, training and therapy rooms, gymnasium, and change rooms. Also in 2007, the athletic field was named Knight-Newbrough Field in honour of football coaches David “Tuffy” Knight and Rich Newbrough.

Wilfrid Laurier University is located in Waterloo, Ontario. It began in 1911 as the Evangelical Lutheran Seminary of Canada. In 1924 Waterloo College was established, providing courses in post-secondary education. In 1960 Waterloo College became Waterloo Lutheran University, and in 1973 changed its name to Wilfrid Laurier University. Laurier Brantford opened in 1999.
Date of Original
1988
Image Dimensions
Image Width: 24cm
Image Height: 16cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
U57_3811
Collection
Wilfrid Laurier University Photograph Collection
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4668 Longitude: -80.51639
Copyright Statement
Protected by copyright: Uses other than research or private study require the permission of the rightsholder(s). Responsibility for obtaining permissions and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Copyright Holder
Wilfrid Laurier University
Recommended Citation
Wilfrid Laurier University Archives & Special Collections
Reproduction Notes
U57 Disc33
Contact
Wilfrid Laurier University Library
Email:libarch@wlu.ca
Website:
Agency street/mail address:

75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, ON Canada N2L 3C5

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Fans at Seagram Stadium


Colour photograph of people in the bleachers of Seagram Stadium during a Wilfrid Laurier University football game. They are releasing yellow and purple balloons into the air.