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Thunderbird School of Global Management - Historical Collections
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    • The Alumni Pavilion & World Business Building Bldg

    • The Alumni Pavilion & World Business Building Bldg
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management
    • With the construction of the pavilion in 1987 (foreground) and the World Business Building in 1992 (background), the campus took on an entirely new look and expansion to the south and east.
    • International Flags

    • International Flags
    • Unknown
    • Flags;
    • With colorful drama and fanfare, the parade of international flags opens the commencement ceremonies each semester, a tradition started by President Herberger. Foreign students carry the flags of their countries to start the procession. Each...
    • Faculty Building at AIFT

    • Faculty Building at AIFT
    • Unknown
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade; Thunderbird Field I;
    • When the former airbase was converted into a school of management, its aircraft control tower became the faculty building for the school.
    • Walter Bimson

    • Walter Bimson
    • Unknown
    • Bimson, Walter;
    • Walter Bimson was the speaker at the first AIFT graduation in June, 1947. Bimson, head of the local Valley National Bank, was influential in finding funding and local support for the new school and served on its Board of Directors.
    • Lt. General Barton Kyle Yount

    • Lt. General Barton Kyle Yount
    • Unknown
    • Yount, Barton Kyle
    • Under the direction of the School's first president, retired Lt. General Barton Kyle Yount, the School opened its doors on Oct. 6, 1946 as American Institute for Foreign Trade. Yount, former head of the Army Air Training Command, had been...
    • Project Artemis

    • Project Artemis
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    • Afghan Women Entrepreneurs
    • Two Afghan women are shown studying ways to improve their business skills in Project Artemis, Afghanistan, operated by Thunderbird School of Global Management. The program is a unique business-skills training project that aims to build the...
    • Plans Set for New Library

    • Plans Set for New Library
    • Unknown
    • Libraries; Buildings; Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management
    • Thunderbird President, Dr. Arthur L. Peterson, and American Management Association President Alexander B. Trowbridge, admire an artist's sketch of the new 15,000 square-foot building which housed the library, alumni center, and placement offices. ...
    • Herberger, Quayle, Roy Herberger, and Cyrus Friedheim

    • Herberger, Quayle, Roy Herberger, and Cyrus Friedheim
    • Unknown
    • Quayle, Dan; Freidheim, Cyrus; Herberger, Roy
    • Thunderbird President Roy Herberger, Former U. S. Vice President Dan Quayle, and Cyrus Friedheim, Chairman of the Thunderbird Board of Trustees are shown walking across the Campus in April, 1999. Quayle was a faculty member at Thunderbird for a...
    • American Management Association

    • American Management Association
    • Unknown
    • American Management Association; Appley, Lawrence; Sauer, Carl; American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • Thunderbird President Carl Sauer poses by the pool with Larry Appley, President of the American Management Association, following the formal affiliation of AIFT with the American Management Association. In November, 1963 "News of Thunderbirds,"...
    • Thunderbird Europe

    • Thunderbird Europe
    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management
    • Thunderbird opened its campus in Archamps, France near Geneva, Switzerland on August 14, 1992, marking the first time Thunderbird had its own facility abroad. One of the hallmarks of the Herberger administration was the expansion of overseas...
    • Oral  History Kellie Kreiser 02-05-09

    • Oral History Kellie Kreiser 02-05-09
    • Thunderbird School of Global Management
    • Thunderbird for Good
    • Thunderbird for Good. An interview with Kellie Kreiser, Executive Director: Thunderbird for Good was established in 2005 to fulfill the Thunderbird School of Global Management's commitment to global citizenship, drawing upon its strengths and...
    • Aerial View of Thunderbird Field I

    • Aerial View of Thunderbird Field I
    • Swope, John
    • Thunderbird Field I; Air Forces; Air bases; World War II; Arizona--Glendale; Sheets, Millard;
    • Thunderbird Field I was a World War II air training base initially built with private funds by Southwest Airways. Planning began in November 1940, construction started Jan. 2, 1941, and operations began on March 22. Well-known artist Millard...
    • Thunderbirds Around the World

    • Thunderbirds Around the World
    • Unknown
    • Erickson, Mabel;Jensen, Robert
    • Thunderbird alumni have always found themselves employed in positions abroad. This map, approximately the year 1950, shows the countries in which alumni around the world lived and worked. Seated are Mabel Erickson with Bob Jensen of Goodyear...
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade Founding Administrators

    • American Institute for Foreign Trade Founding Administrators
    • Unknown
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade; Dunne, Finley Peter; Patterson, John; Yount, Barton Kyle
    • Three men who developed the American Institute for Foreign Trade in 1946-47 are shown in this photo (l-r). 1) John Patterson was former Director of the School of Public Affairs of American University and Chief, Division of Inter-American...
    • Thunderbird Field Hangar with planes

    • Thunderbird Field Hangar with planes
    • Swope, John
    • Thunderbird Field I; World War II; Hangars 1930-1950; Aircraft 1940-1950; Stearman aircraft; Arizona--Glendale; American Institute for Foreign Trade; Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management
    • This photo shows one of the four World War II hangars at Thunderbird Field I. The airbase was developed by Leland Hayward and John Connolly under their private company, Southwest Airways. The arrangement was promulgated by General "Hap" Arnold,...
    • World Business Administration Building

    • World Business Administration Building
    • Bill Timmerman
    • American Graduate School of International Management;
    • This is another view of the World Business Administration Building, which opened in March, 1992, allowing all administration functions to operate in a single building. The Joan and David Lincoln Wing of the Building housed the administration...
    • Aerial View, Thunderbird Campus, 2002

    • Aerial View, Thunderbird Campus, 2002
    • Rupp Aerial Photo
    • aerial photography;Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management
    • This 2002 aerial photo of the Thunderbird Campus shows the additions to the physical plant under President Herberger, including the southeast quadrant World Business Building complex (1992), Residence Halls A and B around the swimming pool, the...
    • Aerial Photo, 1983

    • Aerial Photo, 1983
    • Rupp Aerial Photography
    • American Graduate School of International Management; Thunderbird Field;
    • This 1983 aerial photo shows the Thunderbird Campus looking southeast. The photo also shows the encroaching development of housing on the former cotton fields adjacent to the School.
    • Student Enrollment Increases in the 1960s

    • Student Enrollment Increases in the 1960s
    • Unknown
    • Students; Thunderbird Graduate School of International Management;
    • This 1969 photo shows the growing student body on the Thunderbird Campus. From the School's beginning in 1946 to 1964, enrollment had stayed between 250 and 300. In 1964-65, enrollment in the fall was 261, up 12% over the previous year. In the...
    • The Continents Sculpture

    • The Continents Sculpture
    • Unknown
    • Sculpture; Annja
    • This 15 ft. tall sculpture, "The Continents" by French artist Annja, was dedicated on the lawn of the International Business Information Center (IBIC) Nov. 3, 2000. The project, funded by the Thunderbird Class of 1960, represents the 135 countries...

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