AUBURN UNIVERSITY SPECIAL COLLECTIONS & ARCHIVES
Guide to the Earl M. Sigler Photographs, RG 141
Listed by: Dieter C. Ullrich
Date: October 2003
0.5 cubic feet; 75 items.
Number of Boxes:
1 1/2 document box and 1 1/2 legal document box.
Historical or Biographical Sketch:
Earle Marion Sigler was born on December 5, 1915 in Mobile, Alabama.
He attended Alabama Polytechnic Institute (presently Auburn University) from 1933 to 1938. He was a member, and Vice
President, of college's the Eta Kappa Nu fraternity, the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the Auburn Radio Club and
Auburn Camera Club. He graduated from A. P. I. in 1938 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering. After
graduation he returned to Mobile where he worked for Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company and for Illinois Instruments as a
regional sales manager. Earle Sigler died on June 15, 2002 in Mobile at age 86.
Scope and Content:
Consists of two class notebooks and photographs taken by Earle M. Sigler when he was a student
at Alabama Polytechnic Institute (presently Auburn University) from 1933 to 1938. Includes pictures of classmates,
college events on campus or in the City of Auburn, and various buildings on campus or near Auburn.
1. 2 Class notebooks from Alabama Polytechnic Institute
1. Auburn Shots, Senior Year September 1937, Walled- Off Apartments
2. Lock's House Shots 9/17/1937
3. School leaving for Montgomery- Special Train, Sept. 24, 1937- Auburn 19, Birmingham Southern 0
4. Montgomery Shots of Auburn Parade, 9/ 24/1937
5. Pajama Parade, Locke's House, Capitol Diner
6. Scabbard and Blade Initiation, Morris Hall, Devain Juce, Bradt Cameron 10/9/ 1937
7. Scabbard and Blade Initiation, Benson's inside shots 10/9/1937
8. Auburn Campus Shots 10/1937
9. Dr. Phillip Thomas Lecture on Apparatus in Langdon Hall 11/1937
10. Jimmy O'Hara on horse, Billy Whitlow on horse 11/1937
11. No Photographs. They were removed by the donor before being accessioned.
12. Martin Dam 12/1937
13. Tower Tallassee Dam 12/1937
14. Billy Whitlow and Friends, "A" Club Initiation
15. Snow Pictures of Auburn 12/1937
16-20. No Photographs. They were removed by the donor before being accessioned.
21. Return of Football Team from Orange Bowl 1/4/1938
22. Boxing, Old Colored Man 1/1938
23. Loyd's girlfriend at Loche Ranch
25. Model T car, Samford Hall
26. Morris Hall, Mildred Glass, Maude Mullen, Prudence Ozius
27. Glomerata Beauty Shots 2/1938
28. Glomerata Beauty Shots
29. Glomerata Beauty Shots
30. Glomerata Beauty Shots
31. Hazel Avery and V. Long
32. Walter McCulla and Mary Elizabeth Peagher
33. Post Office, Dave Phelps, Ruby Reeves, Milton Bagby, Boots Herbert, Jed Chiles, Kitty Reeves
34. No Photographs. They were removed by the donor before being accessioned.
35. Chris Sheridan
36-43. V.M.I. Trip 3/1938
44. R.O.T.C. drill
45. Jack Steppe, Jimmy Brown, aerial views of Pepperell Mills
46-60. Birmingham Inspection Trip 4/1938
61. Glenn Ritchie, Rosalyn Ritchie, Dave Phelps
62. Waiter Floyd, Francis Jordan
63. Evelyn Jordan, Frances Jordan, Willie May Sheer, Bessie Ruth Sawyer, and Governor's Review of R.O.T.C. Parade at
Bullard Field 4/1938
64. Governor's Review of R.O.T.C. Parade 4/1938
65. Governor's Review of R.O.T.C. Parade 4/1938
66. Francis Jordan, Works Progress Administration (W.P.A.) Hall and Village, Bullard Field, Phi Delta Theta House,
Howard's Department Store 4/1938
67. Howard's Department Store, Auburn Radio Shop, WSFA Antenna
68. Forest Batchelor, Pat Perry, Graduation Photographs, Blake Atchisons, Walter McCulla 5/25/1938
69. Graduation Photographs, Sam Young, Preston Owen, Dave Phelps, John E. Lowery
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