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    • 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,...
    • The Start of the China Program

    • Unknown
    • American Graduate School of International Management
    • 1980 Dr. William Voris shakes hands with the Chinese representative of the Beijing Institute for Foreign Trade upon the occasion of the Thunderbird's agreement for a cooperative program with the Chinese university October 3, 1980. The Chinese...
    • Hot air Balloon over the Tower

    • Unknown
    • American Graduate School of International Management; Balloon races
    • 1975 (Balloon Race book) The first Thunderbird Hot Air Balloon Classic was held on November 8, 1975, under the sponsorship of the newly formed Friends of Thunderbird. Doris Paine, wife of alumnus Jordan Paine '46, chaired the first event, along...
    • West Apartments

    • Unknown
    • American Graduate School of International Management; Dormitories
    • 1971 The West Apartments, started under President Art Peterson, were completed in 1971. The north wing of the quadrangle is a lounge and recreation room, later named for Norton Sobo, who taught the Interad class from 1967 to 1975.
    • Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey  (ITESM) in Mexico

    • Unknown
    • Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey; technology
    • Instituto Tecnológico y de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey (ITESM) in Mexico became a partner with Thunderbird on May 18, 1998 in the Master of International Management in Latin America (MIMLA) degree program, which featured distance learning...
    • Welcome Wall

    • Bill Timmerman
    • Wall; American Graduate School of International Management; Languages
    • The Welcome Wall at the Thunderbird west entrance is etched with the word "Welcome" in 11 languages. Originally designed to illustrate the 10 languages taught at Thunderbird at that time. A Korean "Welcome" was added later at the request of the...
    • Global Research Online

    • Unknown
    • Thunderbird, The American Graduate School of International Management
    • Students, like the ones shown in this photo, do most of their research online. President Roy Herberger led Thunderbird into the 21st century with a major push toward the use of technology for learning and communication. That transformation is...
    • First Graduating Class

    • Unknown
    • Graduation Ceremonies; American Institute for Foreign Trade;
    • The first graduating class at American Institute for Foreign Trade numbered 234 students from 45 U.S. states. Most of the early graduates were men studying under the postwar financial aid program for veterans of World War II, known as the G.I....
    • Berger Erickson

    • Unknown
    • Erickson, Berger
    • Berger Erickson had been an officer of AIFT since its founding in 1946, first as business manager and later as Vice President for Business Affairs. He was named to the position of Executive Vice President in 1961. Known as "Mr. Thunderbird," he...
    • American Business Enlightenment Award

    • Unknown
    • Business; Airlines; Awards;
    • 1961. James O. B. Phillips, President of Braniff Airlines in Brazil, received the American Buisness Enlightenment Award in 1961. Dr. Jonas H. Mayer, Vice President of American Linen Supply Company established the American Business Enlightenment...
    • President Carl Sauer

    • Unknown
    • Sauer, Carl; American Institute for Foreign Trade;
    • Carl Sauer came to Thunderbird in March, 1950, as Assistant to the President under Dr. William Schurz and continued to serve in that position under Schurz's successor, Edward Juliber. When Juliber stepped down in 1953, Sauer was named president, a...
    • Barton Kyle Yount Award

    • Unknown
    • Strohecker, George; Yount, Mildred; Dunne, Finley Peter Jr.; Yount, Barton Kyle Yount
    • George Strohecker is shown receiving the Barton Kyle Yount Award from Mildred Yount, widow of the late General Barton Kyle Yount, founder and first President of the School. Finley Peter Dunne, also one of the founders, is on the right. The first...
    • AIFT Nursery

    • Unknown
    • American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • About 50 percent of the students at Thunderbird in 1958 were married men, some of whom were accompanied by their wives and children. The School provided a nursery for the children while the parents were in class, and some of those children,...
    • Dr. Milton Towner

    • 10 West Studio
    • Towner, Milton; American Institute for Foreign Trade
    • In August, 1962, Dr. Milton Towner was appointed Dean of the Faculty by President Carl Sauer following the death of Dr. Schurz. Dr. Towner had recently returned from ten years in Indonesia where he assisted the Indonesian government with a survey...
    • Professor Christian Larsen

    • Unknown
    • Larsen, Christian
    • Professor Christian Larsen chats with Mr. Alfred Johnson, executive vice president of S. C. Johnson & Son Inc., and newly appointed member of the AIFT Board of Directors. Professor Larsen occupies the S. C. Johnson sponsored professorial chair of...
    • Addition to the Tower Building

    • Unknown
    • Buildings; American Institute for Foreign Trade;
    • The new rear wing of the Tower Building, shown at the bottom of the photo, was completed early in 1960, thanks to an alumni fund-raising effort. The building contained two faculty offices, eight listening rooms, and for the first time in AIFT...

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